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PUNCTURING THE STAR,
AS THE STAGE HAND VIEWS THE STAGE IDOL. BY THOMAS GRANT SPRINGER. I was waiting for the Star with all the timidity of a high school girl ex pecting a n<*te from the callow youth. The Star was \ ;sy twinkling and the j doorkeeper t • •• »k my card, eyeing me with evident suspicion as 1 stood clasping my manusen; t ns a nervous “Johnny" on his first \isit "behind'’ j might I'.aif held a hou'juet intended for the prima donna. “What's your business?" he asked ■ gruffly. ■ 1 m . list looking for a friend.” The old doorkeeper grunted: “Well, you’re in the w r >ng j ’ ice to look for a friend, playing upon the word with the ease of a comic opera comedian. 1 took this for a cue and laughed. i:\idently I missed the cue, for he frowned “I mean you can't see him here There's no on* allowed to re ceive in the dressing room." “Not even the Star’ I ventured. • Nix." was the gruff reply. "1 suppose 1 can w.iit here till he comes out." I suggested ■ IP won’t be out f>>r an hour," he rejdi* 1 in a discouraging tone. I waited a moment for an invi tation p> occupy the vacant chair be side him, but as none was forthcom ing I seat'd myself without it and offered my grudging- ost a pluper feet per!. > t • i i. ♦ > • .1 IT as sus- _ piviousiy as lie had me. put on his ; glass, s and earefullv examined the J decorative hand, sniffed at it with a cynical elevating of the ridge of skin from which tin •• had plucked j his ey.hrows, then submitted it to the ordeal of fire until he had al- . most ohsc ir.d the obtruding sign: ; "Positively No Smoking.-' My faith j in the sun-kissed lotus w.-ed «»f n. ar j Havana- had not been misplaced. Through its beautifying vapor his rug ged features softened like a New’ Eng land landscape se* n through the mist of an Indian summer afternoon. I started timidly to make conversation. "1 suppose you've seen a treat many art ists?" He nodded slowly "I certainly have. I've sc. n the best of ’em for the last forty years Why T was 1 • . • j ntei at the old Un ion Square when Jim liounder was the artist, him that aft* rvvard did all the tran.-:' r n.a t a oi drops for Colonel Mapleson " •J don't mean sc* n c artists." I ^ interrupted, "1 mean real art'sts, you j know stars." He eyed me with puckered brows it ;ent. then SllCt-'d 'T;S!T.. they're not artists." lie said contempt uously. they're actors." "Put surely." 1 started to protest, ; • irtisth temperament He cut me smrt with a grunt. ! 'You got it all from the front," he s-ai i "The only real artists in this business are the 'grips.' ” " Grips?' " 1 queried. "Sure, us, me, the stage hands,' he specified as if instructing a child. "We're the real fellows that hold the lookin' glass up to nature; the actors ar- only the ones that make faces in it. As for that ar i M-- ton perninent business, well, maybe that s as good a name for it as any, 1 dun no. It reminds me of Henry Miller j one time when he was rehearsing "The Devil's Disciple' out in 'Frisco, him in the title role, o' course. You know there's a thunderstorm in it and so Miller's down in the orchestra doing his own storming ami he's got lus bull pup setting in the aisle along side of him. Of course, the storm don't suit him Miller 1 mean, not the pup—and when the noise is so loud he can't voice his objections and get ’em over the foots lie looks around for something he can get over and the only thing that's not nailed down is the pup. Well the first thing we know’ here’s the pup sailing right through the back drop like he was shot out of a gun and the storm stops so Miller can stage his. While he and the stage manager are doing a heart-to-heart, a ‘grip’ named Doyle picks up the pup who's so scared b> his aviation stunt he can't move. "‘What do you call that,’ asks Doyle. *• ‘That's a case of artistic tem perament,’ I says. “Doyle looks at the shivering pup a minute and then he says, kind of speculatively: "Well, it's the first time 1 ever seen it in the flesh.’ "Arnold Daly was another one with a temperament, and there never was a stage carpenter that could suit him. He was strong on realism, and one time while 1 was serving a term with him 1 had to stage a scene that had a bower of roses in it. Well, 1 made as fine a picture as you ever saw, but when it came to dress re hearsal do you think it was right? I should say not. He took one look at that rose bower and then he started in. " ‘Say, those tissue paper rosettes look about as much like the real thing as you do like an artist,’ he raved. Well, I picked one of ’em off and stuck it under his nose. " ‘You’re criticising God, not me!’ I yelled, for I’d spent forty dollars •prop’ money on real roses and I’d like to know who was the artist that time.” "Yes," I interrupted, hurrying to the defense of cherished idols, "but those were exceptional cases.” The old man took a long- puff and favored me with a tolerant look. “Oh. f dunno,” he continued slowly, “I could go on tellin' you exceptional cases all night. Now, there was Louie Mann; he was another one the real istic bug had bit so bad he had a continual case of the itch. He used to make me so mad I wished he’d get a suicide scene, for I was sure he’d introduce enough realism into it to get over, once and for all. He was staging a play that had a safe in the first act and I says to myself: 'I’ll give you one to crack all right.’ Well I went to the safe people, prom ised ’em program notice and finally got 'em to send up one that took a four-horse drag to haul and about fifty men to wheel into position. Louie was late for the last rehearsal and we were all set when he showed up. He took one look at the safe setting there in the half light and. told me it was about strong enough to hold my re putation as a stage mechanic. After he had kicked, verbally till the air was full of red dust he went over and, putting his realism on a firm footing, landed on the safe. Well my reputation was a whole lot safer than Louie’s toe, for he broke it at the first Joint and it took two doctors to t it aril even then he had to limp i.trough the first performance.” 'tut these,” 1 objected, are not '• a! c u* stlona of art "Same thing, he cut me off posi ti\*!y Why, I t* 11 you the moat nr •iMie of * ru would stand a poor show without the ‘grips having the real line on art 1 remember when the * I *i \ in* Sarah* first came over here. Light effects weren't so easy to get in thos»‘ days as they are now and !!* rnhardt's figure and complexion had to be lit up just right or she would have made a picture of bony structure and Impressionistic tints t .at no woman artist would ever stand for We had an electrician named K.Uy who spoke about as much rn n< h as Sarah did English, so she put it over to him in a pantomime that made her latest stunt in mov ing pictures look like a performance of Dago marionettes. Well, Kelly worked those lights about four hours, and believe me he got Sarah toned into the picture so that she looked beau tiful from the front. ' Vow with Lillian Russell I re member that we had to sit hard on • r artistic temperament. Lillian was a good fellow and we all liked her and had stuck to her through several theatrical seasons and a few matri monial ventures. Every time some body led Lillian to the altar we all chipped in for our sacrifice and were there with a present. But Lillian was a great one to keep the chips flying and the block we were cutting was our salaries. Just about the time we thought she was settled down and we were settled up, why her artistic temperament would discover h< r mistake and start to rectify it, and we'd have to organize a new com mittee on way and means. Finally, at the last announcement we all quit in a body. Well, the manager almost threw a fit and wanted to know what tlie matter was. We had to tell him the pressure was too strong. We < ouldn’t keep up with Lillian’s ambi ' ion for presents." "You’re wandering into private natters." I protested. "Not’iing Lillian Russell does Is a • rivate matter," the old man an sw. red. "But if we couldn't put her on the right track I’ll tell you about a stage carpenter that railroaded a whole production to safety all by his s'If. Brady had cleaned up big mon • y in the cities with that old Eng ;sh melodrama ‘After Park’ and then sent out a Number Thirteen company to tap the ‘tanks.’ They got into a ttle one night stand with S It O out before they hit the place, but the scenery was side-tracked somewhere and the manager faced a refund. " ‘Bill,’ he gasped to the carpenter, ‘there's the tunnel scene of the un derground railroad. It's the hit of the piece, and we can’t fake that.’ " ‘Sol,’ says Bill, ‘you go on out front and don’t bother me when I’m busy or I'll quit without notice,’ and Sol sneaked out to die in the box office. "When the underground scene came he couldn't stand it no longer and went out into the foyer. Every light was out when the curtain rose and when the train materialized out of the darkness and roared and clanked across the stage with the house going v\ ild Sol never stopped to count the curtain calls, but rushed back to solve me miracle. "When he got there the carpenter was mopping off his face with one hand while he unwound a lot of chains from hisself with tiie other. He'd set t He tunnel with a prison back drop, put out all the lights, hung hisself with all the hardware about the place and with a reflector lantern in each hand choo-chooed across as the lightning express and got by with it. "Of course, in this country the ac tors are getting wise that they're not tiie whole show; but in England they won t even use Hie same entrance with a stage hand." "Oh, you've been to England then?" 1 asked. The old man nodded slowly. “Sir Henry Irving was putting on ‘Becket’ when I dropped in to visit. The piece is laid in the Norman period before doors were in vogue and in on set Sir Henry was having trouble with t He hangings that took the place of the doors. ‘Well have them a warm red,’ he says; then he shakes his head; ‘No, 1 think blue’s more harm onizing; then after a minute’s thought: ‘Or perhaps a soft brown will be more effective. What do you think?’ and he turned to the stage carpenter. “ ‘If you’ll pardon my suggestion, sir,’’ he answers, ‘I’d have them tap estry, sir.’ “ ‘Why tapestry?’ asks Sir Henry. “ 'Because tapestry was what they i.sed at that period.’ “Well, Sir Henry looked it up and »uml that he was right. “While I was there Irving put on Don Quixote’ and in one scene he lad to sit, clad in armor, upon his •vobbly steed and deliver a long speech. As Sir Henry wasn't exactly a rough rider, when the property man .rought him the horse he w’anted par ticularly to now if he’d stand. " ‘Ho, yes, sir!’ ‘Props’ assures him. “ ‘You must be very certain,’ per- 1 sists Sir Henry, ‘for if I were to be thrown with these spikes on me knees and elbows there might be soin* question of my rising to the occasion.’ “ No fear o' that, sir,’’ says ‘Props;’ this 'orse 'as ad experience.’ “‘Indeed, in the profession?’ “ ‘Yes, sir. Mr. Beerbohm Tree us ed 'ini, sir, an’ durin’ a long speech which ’e delivered from ’is back the orse always went to sleep, sir.’ “ Indeed,’ says Sir Henry, who loves Beerbohm Tree like a chorus lady does the prirna donna. Then he looks the horse over affectionately: ‘What an intellegent animal, and how dis cerning a critic.’ ” “The Englishman we inspired with the greatest respect for American •gups’ was Sir John Hare. He came over here with a poor opinion of stage hands, which we didn’t hold against him as it was the fault of his early training and Sir John was really a good fellow, and a fine gentleman. “ ‘It seems quite remarkable to me, you know,’ he says to the manager one day, ‘the intelligence of the Amer , lean stage mechanic. He seems actual ly to have a lecognized place in so ciety.’ “ ’He certainly has.’ the manager agrees, ‘why you're liable to see them making a set in evening dress any time.* Sir John smiles kind of knowing ly ‘Come now, y >u ran t chaff m“ quite that far even if 1 am an Eng lishman,' he chuckles and walks off to his dressing room. “Hut tiie manager kite at the boy ; w t r. nil going to a ball the next night aftf r the show As it was an easy one to work, they all wore their evening clothes under their overalls so as to be able to make a quick get away after tiie last strike. The final scene was a box set, so the manager fame around and asked us if we AM.llnt take off our overalls and make it in full dress. Knowing he had some sort < a up is s 1 ei ■ . lV. did. When we were almost set, here he comes dragging Sir John into the wings. "Sir John stood pop-eyed a minute. •Most extraordinary!' he gasps. ‘Would not have believed it if I hadn't seen it with me own eyes.’ ‘‘And that’s just the way with the M-opi, out in front," the old floor keeper concluded, looking regretfully at the long ash tHat marked my burnt offering at a new shrine. “All they see is* the actor in the picture and not the men who put him there. But they're getting over it now, thanks to Helasco,—anti what's he but tiie 'King of Grips?’ ” DOINGS AT WASHINGTON WASHINGTON, 1). C., Jan. 12.— • nator Henry R' Ashurst, of Ari zona, is the author of a resolution which was introduced in the senate this afternoon, providing for a con gressional investigation of conditions in the Michigan copper belt. In in troducing the measure, Senator As hurst said he had no doubt the depart ment of labor officials had reported the situation correctly, but he wanted congress to act independently, for the reason that he believed the find ing of a regularly-appointed commit tee would have greater weight with the lawmakers and with the public enerally. 1 resident Wilson has been closeted 1 with the members of his cabinet the j renter part «*f the afternoon, the | meeting having been called for the j urpose of discussing the anti-trust | legislation which congress shortly will he asked to enact. The 1 resident read a rough draft of his forthcoming message <>n tin subject, after which the administra tion officials discussed at length the arious phases of the question. The name of John S. Williams, who t at present assistant secretary of the treasury, was sent to the senate ♦ his afternoon f<>r confirmation as comptroller of the currency. Debate on the Alska railroad bill ♦ as opened this afternoon l»y Senator j rjeorce R Chamberlain, of Oregon, j who is acting as sponsor for the mea- 1 sure. He quoted figures showing the ’ <*ial amount which has been pro bleed by Alaska since the purchase of the territory, and compared the vast sum with the purchase price and the amount which has since been ap •ropriated for the maintenance of territory. With a balance of nearly *100.000.000 to the credit of Alaska, the senator argued that it was up to ♦ be government to provide means for the further development of the terri tory. which lias reached the maximum of development under present condi tions. Senator Cummins, of Iowa, also spoke in favor of the measure, sug gesting that it might he advisable even for the government to take over the coal mines, operate its own rail road and a fleet of government coal ’•oats for the distribution of fuel among the various ports south of Al aska. Sneaking of the outlook for the bill, after the session. Senator Chamberlain expressed the belief that no serious delay would be met with in its final as sage. The bill will come up for considera tion in the bouse of representatives tomorrow. WASHINGTON. I>. C. Jan. 14.— Appalled at the magnitude of the disaster which was reported from the Orient yesterday, President Wilson has cabled condolences to the Japanese emperor in the name of the American people. President Wilson arid a number of the leaders of both houses of con gress were in conference this after noon over the proposed changes in the anti-trust laws which will be urged in the executive's forthcoming message. It is expected that the message will be completed during the coming week and that the proposed legislation will be taken up immedi ately after the disposition of the Al aska railroad bill. Speaking of the probable effect of the new currency and tariff laws on the business of the country, Floor Header Underwood, in a speech to day in the lower house of congress, nredicted an industrial awakening in the very near future, which would mit the panic preachers to shame. He produced figures to show that the business or the nation had in creased considerably during the past year, and he declared that a further and rapid increase would follow the readjustment of business to conform to the new laws. Representative Frank W. Mondell, of "’yoming, is the author of a bill pro Hing for the leasing of Alaska coal lands. The measure was introduced by Mr. Mondell this afternoon. WASHINGTON. D. C.. Jan. 16.— It is reported on good authority this afternoon that President Wilson is in receipt of a letter from Colonel Roose velt requesting the release of James V Tawney as chairman of the United States section of the international ioint commission. The letter . also asks that George Turner, of Spokane, former senator from the state of Washington, be retained as a member of the commission. It is not known on what grounds the release of Taw ney is asked. The report is in circulation in offl cial circles today that President Wil son has practically decided to appoint George W. Goethals civil governor of the Panama canal zone. The nomination of John S. Williams as comptroller of the currency was confirmed by the senate this after noon. At present Williams is assis tant secretary of the treasury. Charles G. Kirby, age 20, of Kan sas City, weighs 192 pounds, is now' six feet nine inches tall, and last year grew six Inches. 4 Old Champion to Teach Nobility How to Box 1‘id you ever hear the story of Jack IcAuliffe's hardest battle? Jack Mc uliffe, lightweight champion of the vorld in the days when they fought vith hare knuckles or skin-tight loves? Jack was r« acjy to sail for England ii i( r tiif management of Rob Roy Hen Henton), where h»* was hooked • r si \ weeks in the music halls. 11* \ stay «a year. "I am going to establish a training <■ Hid for lords and dukes in London," .-aid he. "But what about your hardest bat 1* ' he was asked. "Hardest!” he crieel. "What do you * an hardest. They were all hard!” "Take my 64-round draw with Billy leyer at North Judson, Ind. It was ought in the middle of winter, and ip barn in which it was held was reeving cold. I had to walk the treets for two hours before tlie fight, • cause I had no place to stay. The •rowel was all against me. It was a ase of East vs. West, and I was on the Eastern end. Every man at the in side seemed to have a gun. "Meyer was a tough hoy, and though Sinn fioorge Siler had tried to make im clewr, 1 afterward stopped him n 27 rounds, 1 was mighty glad to • t a draw the first time, and to es •ape with my life. The fight was u 1 led off hv Mike McPonald, who was the C’roker of Chicago at the time. "Then there was my fight with Jack Hopper, held nt Rockaway in 18S6. opper was a rough, two-lianded hoy 't was so cold when we fought that they had to thaw Hopper out before we started. A well known sport made a big bet that I would get Hopper by the 17th round. And that's just •vhen f did stop him. 1 had to make 123 for this fight, and hadn't eaten much on the day of the scrap. All through it 1 was figuring1 on the big reed I would put away when it was our. Just as I was making for the 1 lunch some one hollered out: “There *oes the Inst car!" and still iti my Hphtinp tops T made a run for it. ieavin.tr the eats behind me. “But the hardest battle? Well, if you must have it. I puess it was that Hpht with Jem Carney on Nov. 1 ♦». S87, just outside of Boston. A man's ’ ard battles are often made hard by is poor condition. Such was the case o t is instance. “Jem Carney was a preat fiphter, *nd a rouph one. He was the best j "an in England, and just before com ■iv to this country had killed a boxer, Emmie Highland, in the rinp. We met in a barn about a mile from Crescent 1 Beach, Mass., and 100 yards back from the old Atlantic House run by John McKay. Bob Hoy stayed the bout, and ' ad bis arm broken at it. by the way “I had hern ill for some time before the fiplit. Dempsey and other frieir' tried to have me postpone it. but 1 insisted on fiplitinp. Dr. Peter Huphes, j • hen a well-known Brooklyn physician. 1 who, by the way, attended Senator McCarren, came up to visit me, and •id 1 could not nossPdy eo on with the bout. But I did, and it went 74 rounds to a draw, John McKay stop* • inp it. fcarinp interference by the | authorities. “Cor t1 e erst two rounds T made a monkey of Carney, I am told, but aft r t’'nt my illness pot the best of me. only my headwork and ring general ship saved me time and time again I new too much of the scientific end of the game for Carney, and even in my fii d con'ition stood him off till I' < bout was stopped. I guess it was > hardest battle, all right. \\v were supposed to resume the i t within a week, as was customary in my day when a draw occurred. But we could not find a safe place to ■-in :>■ the bout and it went down in • e annals of the ring as ‘no contest.’ “Rut let me tell you about Arthur "rh l-nne’s hardest battle. Fresh from college, I think he was on the Sun. and got wind of the fact that .Tack Dempsey anil Jack Fogarty were to *Lht in an old ball on 18th street. Xew York city. Rut we wouldn’t let im in at first, and kept him out on the corner cooling his heels for five rounds. At that he bad a ‘beat’ on the story of the battle. We wouldn’t let him in then; he won’t let us in now! “Then there was ‘Stuttering Larry’ Jerome, the father of the ex-district • itorney and prosecutor of Harry K. Thaw. ‘Stuttering Larry’ was one of the big men of sport in my time. He attended every fight of importance, and backed many a fighter. “I took the hoodoo off a certain f -ra r in the New Orleans ring, where t1 ■ famous fight carnival of 1X02 took place. in ’01, poor Jack Dempsey had used this corner and been defeated by Fitzsimmons. Several fighters of lit tle importance also went down to de feat in it Rut I took it in ’02, and won my fight, and Corbett and little <bit! e Dixon, boxing from it after me, were both victorious. “T will never forget the heartbroken condition of the great John L. after his defeat by Corbett. It was pitiful, and taught me a lesson that made me avoid fighting that one fight too many when 1 found myself slipping. “in 1807 T handed my title to George M'il) Lavienc, and left the ring un defeated. In giving up the title, T '.ii-l to George: "*Kid. yn i have every physical rc -luirement of a great champion, hut vou’re a little shy in the head. Fight carefully.' "Well, he was a great fighter, was r.avienc, and did very well—for a while. Tint in the end the lack of ray matter got him. ‘‘I was the last of the Irish cham • ions in the lightweight division. Since 1 passed, wo 1 a' o had 1 .a ■ i ■ ne, Frne, Fans, Nelson. Wolgast and Ritchie. Not an Irishman among ’em. "What do T think of the modern t'ivhters? McFarland is a great man. In every move lie shows the train in- of Harry Gilmore, his old mara ••er. Ritchie is a good hoy. who shows trees of my old pal, Dempsey, in his work. Demosey did a lot of his early fieh tin-■ on the Pacific coast, and th° best boxers from that section show Gashes of his famous style. Johnson i« a womb r, but I never believed in white men fighting coons. Nor did fbo other two Trish Jacks, Demosey and Sullivan. We used an axe to ’em. r'et the present champion is a great fighter." “WWit was your favorite nunch?" “Ofinort unit y." he answered. "’Cause I drooped ’em with a right or left to the head or body, just as old boy oj« wt -nitv suggested." SPORTS BY TELEliRAPH DENIES AND AFFIRMS. BUFFALO, X. V., Jan. 13. — Re ferring to the charge that he is de sirous of supplanting one of the ma jor leagues, President Gilmore, of tin new Federal league, declared this aft rnoon that lie had no such ambition, lie also denied that his organiza tion is raiding the clubs of the older organizations, although he admitted that a number of the best players of the two big leagues have contracted to play with the Fedorals during the • )ming season. TINKER IS ENJOINED. NEW YORK, Jan. 13. — President Ebbetts, of the Brooklyn Nationals who has just returned from Porto Rico, confirms the report that Joe Tinker will be enjoined from playing w'ith the new' Federal league. WILLARD ACQUITTED. LOS ANGELES, Cal., Jan. 13.— The trial of Jess Willard, on the charge of violating the state law for the regulation of boxing con tests, ended this afternoon in the ac tuittal of the pugilist. Willard was accused of taking part in a prizefight vith Bull Young, but the attorneys for the state failed to convince the jury that the contest was other than a regulation bout. The death of Young, almost im rdiately after the fight, caused the indictment of Willard, first on the charge of manslaughter, and later on e less serious charge. BOB IS OUT. NEW YORK, Jan. 14. — Bob Fitz simmons, the veteran prizefighter, ho once held the championship of ”e world, has appealed to Justice Seabury of the state supreme court for permission to appear in the rim; in this state. When Fitz first an nounced his intention of “cominp back,” the state boxinp commission ’ecided that he was too old and re fused him permission to re-enter ‘he rinp. OFF FOB THE COAST. CHICAGO. Jan. 14. — There is the probability that the local Americans will leave for the Pacific coast with in a few weeks to po into trainin'1 ror the cominp baseball season. Ar | '-ancemonts have been practically con cluded for a stay of several weeks at Sacramento, California, an attractive offer havinp been received from that city in the way of quarters for the team and a park for practice. The departure for the West will be made early in March WANTS TO BE SUBE. SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 15.—Fear lnp that a strained tendon, the re '”lt of his last fipht, will pive him trouble in his scheduled match dur inp the latter part of January, Cham pion Willie Ritchie has refused to nost his $5,000 forfeit until he has ■iven the injured member a thorouph tryinp out. With this object in view, he started active road work today, and will subject himself to a rigid test . . ore • • . ip, any money. COBB MAT ACCEPT. CHICAGO, .fan. 16. — President Whcelaml, of the local Federal club, has sent a message to Ty Cobb at the latter's home at Augusta, Geor gia, offering tin* champion batsman a salary of $15,000 yearly for a term of five years, if lie will sign i contract to play with the new baseball aggregation. It is the be lief of local fans that Cobb will ac cept the offer. TIGHT POSTPONED. SAN FANG I SCO. Jan. 16. — The scheduled championship match which was to have taken place in this city this month between Willie Ritchie and Tommy Murphy, has been postponed indefinitely because of Ritchie’s in ability to get in condition in time for the contest. Ritchie’s physicians have given strict orders t Hat he Is not to touch his injured foot to the floor for at least two weeks, and It is believed that it will lie many weeks before he can enter the ring. Ritchie aggravated the injury yes terday by running several miles. His foot gave out completely before he could get back to his training quar ters, and today he can scarcely walk. SITUATION COPPER STRIKE HOUGHTON, Mich.. Jan. 15.—Forty indictments were returned today by the grand jury against members of t lie Western Federation of Miners, who are accused of causing distur bances since the commencement of the great copper mine strike. Chief among those indicted are President Moyer, Vice-President Mahoney, Thomas Stri ich and several other members of the executive board of the or ani ation The names of many of the indicted members are being withheld until war rants are served, but it is expected that practically all of them will be known tomorrow. Twenty-seven members of the orgnn i ation, against whom charges of con spiracy were preferred, were exoner ated by the investigators. DENVER Colo., Jan. 1 f».—President Moyer, of the Western Federation of Miners, was placed under arrest here today upon advices received from Mi chigan, but he was released later on bail. He says that he anticipated the action of the grand jury and that the federation plan of defense is all ar ranged. Moyer is going to Indian apolis in a few days to attend the annual convention of the United Mine o'- rs after which he will go to Michigan. CALUMET, Mich., Jan. 16.—Twenty one of the indicted Federationists who were arrested yesterday as the result of the Houghton grand jury in vestigations, were released on bail to day. The officers are still looking for a number of the strike leaders who were indicted yesterday, and until they are placed under arrest their names will not be known to the pub lic. Ad vie*** received from President Mo yer by friends in this city state that lie will be lure to face the indict ment against him In a few days. NOTICE OF FORFEITURE. To t'has O. Pearson, your heirs, ex. eutors, admin stnitors an 1 as-lgis: You are hereby notfied that dur mg each of the years 1911. 1 ‘.*12. and '912, I have expended one hundred 'o'lars in labor and impr vemenls mon placi r mining < laint known as '-I ek Claim numtier sixteen be'o lisrovery. situated on Tenderfoot reek, a ributarv of Tatiana river. i:i the Tanaoa Mining and Reonr a. g Mis'rict. Alaska. You are hereby notified that if. t 'tit- expini ion of ninety davs aft^r " e last puhlicat on of this n tire on "ail or refuse to contribute your oropor'ion of such expenditures your interest in the said claim shall be • ome flip property of he under in” ed ns co-owner, under section 2221 of the Revised Statutes of tlie Cni: ed States. FRANK O. LAWRENCE, '•'irst Publ'ca'ion Nov. 24. 1912. ' asf ptiblicat on March ?. 1914. NOTICE OP FORFEITURE. To Georue Athens, Harry Jarvos, de ceased, Demetrius Stoveopulas, Louis Miller. .Toe flatten or Ferris, and John Crist inno, their heirs, execu tors, administrators and assign's: You and each of you are hereby notified that you are indebted to me the undersigned for the assessment work nerformed during the years 1912-1912 upon the Athens and Fish Camp a socintions, located on tlie Chatnnil; river, in the Faiinanks recording dis trict, Territory of Alaska. Tn order to hold your interests in j said claim under the provisions of j section 2324 of the revised statute* of the Fnited States, said expend! tore be in it for your share of tlie an nual assessment work for said years and if within ninety days after the last publication of this notice y<», bail or refuse to pay to the under signed as co-owner your said proper tlon of the expenditures aforesaid your interest in said claim will be come the property of the undersivn* 1 as co-owner under said section 232 1 R. P. JAMKS PALP AM r'trst publication Dec. 29, 1913. Last publication March 30, 1914 NOTICE TO CREDITORS. In tlie Probate Court, Fairbanks Pr* cinct, Fourth Judicial Division. Territory of Alaska. In the matter of the estate of Thom as Carroll, deceased. Notice is hereby given that IP - ' Dougherty is the regularly appoint'd executor of the estate of Thomas Cn»- 1 roll, deceased, by the above entith ' court, on the eleventh day of Deem tier, 1913, and all persons ha . in ; claims nuainst the estate of Thom; - j Carroll, deceased, nr*1 hereby i-< quin ■' i to present the same, with prop* r vouchers within six months from Mm j late of this notice, to the said IP:-' Dougherty, executor of said estate, at the office of R. F. Roth, attorm-v-a' law, in the town of Fairbanks, Court1 HUGH DOUGHCRTY i-'xc-cntor of the estate of s a id deceasi"' m.dieial division, Alaska. ’"irst Publiention December 29P'. 191" Pest PuTdication January 25th. 19M. NOTICE TO CRTDI"'ORe?. »n the Probate Court, Fail-banks T’i einet, Fourth Judicial I»i isie Territory of Alaska. ’ n the matter of the estate of J-.'-n ’ neorola, deceased. Notice Is hereby given that Jose- ' la has filed bis final account in t'" above entitled matter in the nhov. entitled court, an 1 that Friday. Mar tho 6th, 1914, at two o’clock, u m. in the court room of said court, has h. . n fixed as the time for the l-nrin the petition for the s*-t t bun • nt caid account, and for the disc1 aw-- o' said administrator; and notice is he-e by given to all persons tr> an’-nr a' vaid time and place and slu-v <au if any they have, why said final a« count of said Joseph Sain as admini frator of said estate should not '• settled, and why said Joseph Sa'-' should not he discharged as such ad ministrator. JOSEPH SAT.A Administrat-” T’1rst publication December. 29th, I'M-’ Last publication January 2Rth. 1911 NOTICE OF FORFEITURE. To R. D. Morgan, his heirs, executoi administrators and assigns: You are hereby notified that you are indebted to me, the undersigned for the assessment work perform..! during the years 1911. 1912 and 19F: upon Discovery claim. No. 1 elai" and No. 2 claim, Crain CJulch, a tri butary to Fairbanks creek; No. 2 above bench, first tier, left limit Fairbanks creek; No. 2 above fraction left limit, Fairbanks creek, and N.» 4 above, left limit, Fairbanks creek, all in the Fairbanks recording dis trict. Territory of Alaska. In order to hold your interests i* said claim under the provisions of section 2324 of the revised statutes of the United States, said expendi ture being for your share of the an nual assessment work for said years and if within ninety days after the last publication of this notice yon fail or refuse to pay to the under signed as co-owner your said propor tion of the expenditures aforesaid your interest in said claim will be come the property of the undersigned I ^s co-owner under said section 2324 R. S. FRFD R. PARKER ' drst publication Jan. R. 1914. Last publication Anril 6. 1914. NOTICE OP FORFEITURE. To R. r». Murtran and John Rongr, their heirs, executors, administrators an 1 assigns: You and- each of you are hereh\ notified that you are indei»ted to me the undersigned, for tiie assessment work performed durintr tiie years 1911 1912, and 1913, noon the Steamboat •roup, 2cd and 3rd tier benches of* Vos. 14. If.. Ifi. and 17 below. Fai** ^anks creek, in the Fairbanks re eoriinr-r district. Territory of Alaska In order to hold your interests i* ‘aid claim under the provisions o' section 2324 of tiie revised statutes of the United States, said expendi ture beinsr for your sliare of tbe an n-’al assessment work for said years and if within ninety days after the last publication of this notice you fail or refuse to pay to the under signed as co-owner your said propor tion of the expenditures aforesaid your interest in said claim will be come the property of the undersigned as co-owner under said section 2324 R. S. FRFD B PARKER Thirst publication Jan B. 1914. Last publication April I, 1914. NOTICE OF FORhtnuRt. I'o Gus&ie Morton, 1.. I. Morton, George M. Auten Ii. A. I». (Jurrie, * .• orge liai i e er l-orent/t ,i. I homas 1-1 > i.e.ia E. Butler, Kosa tarn:...; .- . alary Bergman, ai.d A. i >. * ■ You and eac h ol .i, reby lotified tha dun* ~ f the ears 191u, lull a have •\pendad one Ini . * 1001 n labor an i,>on •eh of ih< . a..on ac< r mini g ,* ,he «rs >1 i » iat . oln a« ) i.it ion. th . ii. the u - g«* t a.-ociat urbanks isso< inti n. t he K ia ion he Havana t mv he Sun yside associat.oi i \ said * at er mini ig «!ii s r* si mate on Caribou creek, a tributary of Bear aw river, m the ant^hna tecord ig distric t. 1 curth jud * i il div ision, erritory of ' !aska. in order o hold lid claims ui • r the visions of ection 2*>2•. o the revi.v j statutes >f the I nit* I State ; aid labor onstitutes the a mual s.-essment ork for ’he >«a:- 1Bl •» 11*11 ami 912 ui on e-ieh of tin above des ribed placer mi ing claims. You are fur he r notified that if v ithin ninety days (b'B after the ast puhli« a ion of this notice, you. and each of you. as respective to >wnen having m merest n th*1 ibove named mini: g c laim-;, fail or "e u.'C 'o pay the uu ler-igned vour -espec tivc p:op >rtio * *f the expendl ure re inn 1 to hoi 1 sail claims, m l e.a< h of them as aforesaid for yeai ’ ' 1911 pc! 1912. your ir, ' in si'I claims f r vhich you ' ■:' ' to pr*., \ nr h i •• : •! he-ome he pto erty of th* it e- - ’■••»* ’ un ler the pr > i ■ f I sc< tion i f the ' Tni ted -t.it OI.K !. II It" VIK T'irs ■' >p vo « • • "1. 191.T T ast ’mi ' ” 1 n1 4 FAIRBANKS CARDEN P. J. RICKERT, Prop. Cabbage Carrots Cauliflower Beets 7 urnips Rutabagas Scotch Bahl Leek Sauerkraut ANT' LENG II Popular IUr# c: Magazlr.. 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