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VOLUME 5—NUMBER 50||^, «dfc
Lara Miret and Dacasso, and they are
now in jail."
General Parra is the alleged leader
of the conspiracy to start a revolu
f^^tion against Americans in Cuba, with
the use of funds supplied from or
through some firm on Broadway,New
York. It is known that simulta
neously with the arrival of Parra at
^Havana three Santo Domingans, well
la^ra^iii|tojaccmnt of previous revolu
tionary rt^ords, aiso reached this
port, Ag4.it is stated that other Indi
viduals: of a similar character are
working in western Cuba. The gov
ernment has knowledge of the fact
that General Jiminez, ex-president of
San Domingo, has recently been at
Santiago de Cuba, but whether he
was connected with the conspiracy is
not yet known.
It is known that the conspiracy
originally was hatched in New York
by certain Americans whose names,
it is said, already are in the posses
sion of the United States government
secret service officers, and it is stated
that the leaders here were simply
professional revolutionists hired for
the job.
So Said the Preacher to Hil Land
Lincoln, Neb., Septiiif27.-^The
trial of Rev. Wilbert P. Fer-j
Her testimony Was similar to that
given during the preliminary inves
tigation, alleging that she had been
7 $155
S *«$!
GENERAL PARRA A ESTED AS sault on the track trotting record of
It Is Charged a Conspirac Start
On Broadway Their Names In
Possession of U. S. Secret Service.
Washington, Sept
Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 27.—Pro
nounced favorites swept the light
I harness Grand Circuit car4 yester
day. From a speculative standpoint
the day was the quietest one of the
meeting. Major Delmar made an as-
2:02, made last year by Sweet Marie,
and failed. He tired perceptibly in
the stretch. His time, 2:04%, is the
best made by a trotter anywhere this
a Revolution In Cuba Is On Toot, ever in trouble. The middle mile by
rm. •,» ., .. Angus Pointer, in 2:03, is the fastest
The Money Comes From Capitalists
George and Angus Pointer w^re
favorltes for the 2:05 trot and
the free-for-all pace. Neither was
one of thlg etlng.
word of the arrest of conspirators in
Havana reached the state department
yesterday in tho following cablegram
addressed by Governor Magoon to
Acting Secretary Oliver:
%, "Other information more specific
and certain than heretofore received
was secured last night, that Maso
Parra, angered by his failure to bring
about an uprising, threatened to dy
namite some buildings in Havana and
I then escape. The local police arrest
ed him and two of his gang named
Attorney Kellogg for the Government
Sought to Show Pipe Lines of the
Standard Refused to Carry Any
guilty of misconduct with the minis- Folger, Jr., owns the Corslcana Re
ter, who was her boarder. Mrs. Cross
stated that she had loved the minis
ter, and that he assured her that love
was greater than the law.
Takes Occidental Handicap at Graves-1 company at Center Bridge, Pa., and
end. Fond Grove, Pa., were built the year
before the Hepburn, law went into
effect. Mr. Payne was stating that
he supposed there was some legal
reason for building these receiving
stations on the state lines of New
Gravesend, N. Y., Sept. 27.—Cold'
Lady, backed down from 6 to 1 to 12
to "5, won the Occidental handicap,
nine furlongs, at Gravesend yester
day, and in winning made a new
track record for the distance of
1:51 3-5. Jockey E Dugan, on 'Lad
of Langden, In the last race, was dis
qualified for fouling suspended for
the remainder of the meeting and
fined $200 for rough riding,
But Oil of the Standard—Hepburn
Law Caused Move by £ipe Lines.
ft :—'if
New York, Sept. 27.—The Indiana
Pipe Line company, a subsidiary of
the Standard Oil, made a profit of
$4,091,022 in 1903 on a total invest
jment of $2,228,758, according to the
company's figures, produced by Geo.
Chesbro, comptroller of the National
Pipe Line company, who appeared as
a witness yesterday in the federal
suit against the oil combine. Mr.
Chesbro testified that the Indiana
Pipe Line company was a common
carrier and engaged only in the
transportation of oil. From balance
sheets of the company Frank B. Kel-
logg) conducting the
case, sought to show that the Indi
ana company was making excessive
profits and that it maintained a high
schedule of tariffs to prevent ship
ments of oil by independent oil pro
ducers. Mr. Chesbro testified that
the Indiana, company transported
practically only the oil of the Stand-
guson of the Methodist church
Unlv/ersity place, was resumed yes- that the profits made by these pipe
terdray afternoon, with Mrs. R. A. line companies have in some cases
oss, the accusing witness, on the been twenty times the actual cost of
?a?!inclnnatl, Ohlo, Sept. 27.—-Lexo
line,' the favorite, won the feature
event yesterday at Latonla in a drive
by a length from Monstgnor. The' tional and New York Trtnslt com
Mlnks finished third. Favorites wonjpaniea were prepared tp.accept busi
fdur of the six events^The track vh, ness over the lines and to deliver It
got the final heat of the unfinished
2:09 pace away from Elesis, having
to take a record of 2:06% to do so.
Counsel for the gov-
of eminent allege that it will be shown
Hepburn Law Worried Them.
Calvin H. Payne, who, with H. C.
finery company of Texas, under .ex
amination yesterday stated that the
tanks and receiving stations at the
end of the pipe line of the New Jer
sey Transit company, now called the
National Transit Company of New
Jersey, and at the terminals of the
pipe lines of the National Transit
York and New Jersey, Pennsylvania
and New Jersey, and Pennsylvania
and Maryland, when John G. Mil
burn, chief of the defendant's coun
sel, interposed and said that the pipe
lines connecting the terminals at
Unionvlile, Center Bridge and Fond
Grove with the tidewater at New
York and Baltimore, were the private
lines of tl^ fttandard Oil oomp&ny of
New Jerse/^and iiren hotpubllc car
riers. Mr. Payne said that the Na-
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Will Consult With Designer Fife On
Advisability of Building Boat
Meeting Requirements Set By New
York Tacht Club—Hopes Trouble
Will Be Overcome and a Race Take
Place in 1908. $!
London, Sept. 27—Sir Thomas Lip
ton was interviewed last night. He
had learned the reasons his challenge
for the America's cup had been de
clined by the New York Yacht club,
and Bpoke as follows:
I still have plenty of time to issue
another challenge but all depends
upon what I am advised to do. Mtr.
Fife is coming especially to consult
with me on the situation.
I know the New York Yacht club
feels its responsibility and I am quite
willing to abide by its decisions, as
the club certainly understands its
business better than anyone else. I
cannot help hoping that the existing
difficulty may be overcome and that
the race will occur in 1908. I will
do everything in my power that is
reasonable, to meet the wishes of our
American friends. I am willing to
consider most favorably the Idea of
challenging with, a 90-foot boat, if
that will be received under the con
ditions existing, in the New York
Yacht club, and if .Mr. Fife can de
sign a boat that will give me a rea
sonable prospect of success, although
such a boat might have to be con
structed as a 'freak' boat. Even then'
I would be only toq pleased to do.^t
At 1:20 This Morning She Passed
Brow Head, and This Would Bring
Her to Daunt's Rock in Three
Hours, Making Her Time Five Days,
Four Hours and Thirty-nine Min-
Crookhaven, Sept. 27.—In a wire
less message received here last night
from the steamer Lusitanla, Captain
Watt declares that the passage has
been satisfactory in every respect. He
made no attempt for the record, but
says he knows from his trial trips
that the Lusitanla can do 26% knots
an hour, and he confidently expects
such a performance across the Atlan
tic when the right time comes.
Hearing Queenstown.
New York, Sept. 27.—The steam
er Lusitanla has broken the Cunard
Line's record for the eastward pas
sage across the Atlantic. The Lusi
tanla was reported passing Brow
Head at 1:20 o'clock this morning,
when she was 70 miles out., from
Queenstown. Her reported speed of
22 knots should bring her to Daunt's
Rock, where her time for the trip will
be taken, in almost exactly thiie
hours. This would make her time
for the trip from New York 5 days
4 hours and 39 minutes. Her aver
age speed will have been 22% knots
an hour.
The previous retard was made by
the steamer Lucania, which, on Sep
tember 14, 1894, Crossed from New
York toy Queenstown In 5 days,
tyours and 30 minutes, with.an av-
•Si® ,•s'.
That Point Is, Shall the Illinois Cen
tral Become a Mere Feeder to the
Union Pacific—He Sayi the Securi
ty He Put Up for the Loan Made
to Himself Was at&hat Time Safe
and Solid.
S. A
New York, N. Y., Sept. 27.—Stuy
vesant Fish last evening made public
a reply to the circular letter sent out
Tuesday by President Harahan of the
Illinois Central, in which he declares
that the charges made by Mr- Hara
han, were not new but had been pub
lished long ago and each had been
met and disposed of.
"But one point at iBSue, to be de
cided by the stockholders of the Illi
nois Central at the coming annual
meeting is nowhere touched upon,"
said Mr. Fish.
"That is simply this: Shall the IUU
nois Central became a mere feeder
and fatteiier of the Union. Pacific?
Can any such preversion of the pur
poses and opportunities of the Illinois
Central be profitable to the stock
holders? Will the Illinois Central
stockholders submit to having all
their voictf and power in the manage
ment and control of the property be
legated to one man, under the power
of-attorney plan, which Mr. Harri
man has so adroitly used to his own
Quotes By-Laws/
Mr. Fish then quotes from the by
i$£s of the vPatoi'JiMmi '.-to «diow
ow' this could be doini^ and con
Certain Interest does, however,
attach to some of the specious excuses
now put out by Mr. Harriman and his
financial associates, for my having
been ousted, and there is also inter
est attaching to the reasons why it
has been necessary to change and
modify those excuses so often.
"The circular of September 24th,
which is fathered by Mr. Harahan,
shows on its face that It emanates
from Mr. Harriman in that it con
tains precisely the same alegatlons
that he had injected into his_ testi
mony before the interstate commerce
commission last February.
"But the reason given last Febru
ary by Mr. Harriman for having turn
ed me out of the presidency of the
Illinois Central was by no means the
only one which he had given at the
last meeting of the stockholders of
the Illinois Central railway company,
held on October 17th, 19()6. Mr.
Harriman and his attorney, William
Nelson Cromwell, made their fight
solely on the ground that I would
not consent to the' election- into the
Illinois Central board of another di
rector of the Union Pacific-Southern
Pacific system." |'010
Concerning the Id'an by him as pres
ident of the Illinois Central to Mr.
Dresser, Mr. Fish says that it was
made in collateral which at that time
was "marketable and abundant."
After the failure of the Dresser
firm, the collateral was sold &t a loss
but," says Mr. Fish, "if my per
sonal enemies can only claim that
caused the company a single small
loss in respect to millions—I might
say hundreds of millions—loaned in
the meanwhile (more of it to Mr.
Harriman than to any other Individ
ual) I am content to let the matter
rest there.
"It is needless to add that no other
loan made by me and of course on
none to me, did the Illinois Central
railway company ever lose a dollar.
"Nor need I refer to the so-called
'investment' in July 1906 by Mr. Har
fiman and bis asociates of about
$130,000,000 of the money of the
stockholders of the Union Pacific In
the purchase from him and" them of
their securities which have In the
meanwhile depreciated by some $25,
"In respect to the circuit* of-Sep
tember 24th, Vow being pUt oat in
the name ot Harahan, It ls^only.-ne*
cessary to say that It doea'taot'con
tain one word In answer tcrithe ques
%y letter of September Slat,
The Moffatt Road From Denver to
Salt Lake Connects With Buriing
ton at Former City, and Wifh the
Salt Lake ft Los Angeles Road at
Salt Lake—This Gives Efll a Hor
thern and Southern Route to Coast.
Minneapolis, Sept. 27.—A dispatch
to the Journal from Denver says that
the projected D. H. Moffat road from
Denver to Salt Lake will form a link
for the Hill Interests in obtaining
another route to the Pacific coast.
The road will connect with the Bur
lington at Denver and at Salt Lake
it will connect with W. A. Clark's
Salt Lake & Los Angeles line. The
deal has been closed, says the dis
patch, ^and the stockholders of the
Burlington will meet in St. Louis on
November 6 to ratify the agreements.
The Rock Island will also be allied
with the combine. Under the new
arrangement J. J. Hill will have two
routes to the Pacific, the Northern,
Pacific and Great Northern In. the
north and the Burlington,Moffat road
and the Clark line for a .southern
It Recommends the Establishment of
a Credit Currency —This Brings
Forth Strong Protest By Many Del
egates Who Fear Plan Will Fur
ther Speculation—This, the Oppo
nents Claim, Is Cause of Present
Atlantic City, N. J., Sept. 27'—The
report of the currency commission
appointed by the American Bankers
association at St. Louis last year was
made yesterday to the convention of
the' American Bankers' association,
in session in this city. The report
recommends the measure introduced
in the last session of congress, known
as the credit currency bill. The re
port wa£ adopted, the commission
was continued and its powers en
An attack upon the plan of the
commission was made by a number
Of the delegates, especially A.
Frame of Michigan, who contended
that the primary cause of the money
shortage in the United States' was
due to over-speculation and that the
credit currency plan pointed back
ward to the eighteenth century fiat
A motion was made to continue the
currency commission, and immediate
ly there was a protest. Congressman
Fowler, in attacking the stand of the
opponents of the credit currency
measure, said that there was not a
country on the face of the earth ex
cept the Uhlted States that did not
have a credit currency. .5-:
1907, to the stockholders of the Illi
nois Central railway company as to
whether they wished their property
to be managed as heretofore In the
Interest of the whole body of stock
holders or to be dominated by the
Union Pacific. That question Will
be determined on October 16th, 1907,
by the rejection of E. H. Harriman
as director of the Illinois Central
Railway company."
Mobile, Ala., Sept, 27.—A ferry*
boat crossing the Tomblgbee river at
the government works at MoOrew
shoals, near Jackson, Ala., late yes
terday, was capsised, drowning one
white boy and thirteen negroes. The
white boy was Leslie Vernuille, 1}
years of age, residing at Oaksdals, a
suburb of this city. The scene ot
the accident has long been: regarded
as a dangerous place by navigators
of the river on aocount of the rapid
and. treacherous current and the
rocky shoals.
Special Prosecutor Burch Tells Jury
•*3? /fr
,t J-
Idea of Gaining By the Frauds
Originated With State 8enator
Kincaid—Steunenberg Took Active
Hand in the Workf^'
Boise, Idaho, Sept 27.—-In^lhe
trial of Senator William £). Borah,
charged with timber land frauds, for-
i'Ciftl prMMuto^yesterday outlined.,
the government's case against the!
senatof. It, was stated to the jury!work
of the timber lands which the United
States threw open to settlement ln
Idaho, in tracts not to exceed 160
acres to any individual and at a
price not to exceed $2.50 per acre,
originated with State Senator John
Klncaidi one of the men indicted
A. 'if
with Senator Borah. He is alleged'to ot the Christian principle
to have gathered several men around
him, among them the late Govet-nor
Steunenberg aitd William Sweet, a
mining man. These two, it is alleged,
put up first $75 as a joint note, be
iug the security by which the alleged
frauds were Inaugurated. About this
time (In 1899), Attorney .Burch as
serts, Govet-nor- Steunenberg went to
a conference called
the purpose of puttinjpiown the min
ing troubles, and while there met a
mine owner named A. B. Campbell.
through Campbell it is' alleged
that,Steunenberg, who had exhaust
ed his personal resources, met Bar
ber and Moon, who Immediately took
a deep interest in Idaho timber lands.
Governor Steunenberg soon bad a
bank account of $38,000, it is al
leged, which he checked from as
"agent." In connecting Senator Bo
rah with the conspiracy, Mr. Burch
says the government will show that
all deeds from the "dummy", trustees
to the Barber Lumber company pass
ed through his office and were record
ed at his request. It is further stat
ed that when four or five fraudulent
claims were held up, Borah went to
the home of the register of the local
land office and made Inquiry as to
what was to. be done concerning
them. The register told him, it is
said, that the claims were fraudulent
and had better be left alone. It Is
further charged that on one occasion,
when Governor Morrison was execu
tive of Idaho, and about to file state
preference on certain timber lands
for school purposes. Senator Borah
went to,him and sought Information
as to what lands the state planned to
take^ and said he did not think It
was right that the state should +«ir»
such lands.. A
.-Richmond, Ind., Sept. 27.—Secre
tary Hoot, while Iter* yesterday on
hi* way to Mexico, emphatically stat
ed that be h'as no^ptteidentlal aspi
rations, and that i$a presidency Jug
nojpilurements for
r* •,T*? ^,f
Bight Rev. Arthur Foley Wi
Ingram Delivers Strong Sermon
Great Crowd in Old Church
Broadway—He Spares No One is^
His Talk#! II
New York, September H.—Froo*
the pulpit of historic Triiiit*t
church, In the -heart of the cous#^
try's great financial dlst^lct^ Bight-??,
Rev. Arthttr Foley Win^ngtda lng-'i
ram, lord bishop of London, at noo^,
yesterday delivered the message
"Litejte. stw^rdshlp,, uot owners
ship." fife- V'*™
A greater throng-perhaps nevetr
sought admission to the edifice, and,'4
when all who could be aceommqdated
were within, hundreds lingered out-7
side to gH^Mjf,of^^ote«L#
Notable laymen and men protol-^/
nent in Wall street had to stand oap»
the edge of the crowd. J»^,lerponi^'
Morgan stood at the end of an
throughout the opening serviced.,jf
Then a younger man gate him
le ftfghtfp Vas acCusto:
his settle
ln the
that the idea of making money out1 k®a* Oxford House. He sala:-^
"I know not to whonH I am preach*
ing. :..I shall be as frank here as
in London. No man who is. really: 4'
.Christian would: soil his hands With
one dollar the possession ot^rhlch h^
end of Londoa,
could not justify in sight of heav
All the evils in the world are due
that we are here only as custodians*#
of what we have, be it wealth or„
anything else, founded upon the fae^'
that Christ died to redeem man and:
again place him in fair standing. If{,
city officials and government servants'"'
would live up to these two though*
there would be no boodling, no mia?,^
carriage of justice and no broken^
The bishop' left last night fofto
Washington, where he will call upon'
the president.
Oklahoma Constitution Will Not B«
Rejected by Roosevelt^
Washington, Sept. 27.—President
Roosevelt announced yesterday that
he would approve the Oklahoma con*
stltution. He said he had^ examined
the document with the attorney gen
eral and felt that the question of h^v.M*
approval ought not to be based on J,
his personal opinion, but upon
whether It came within the terms o(
the enabling act. His personal opin*
Ion of the document, the preelden
laughingly said« was not'fit' for
lication. The promulgation ot
appeal will be made later.
Washington, Sept. 27—Presldi
-Roosevelt said yesterday that he had
consented' to receive some ^dpcumen^
tary statements fro mthe striking tel
egraphers and that when these are Ii
his hands he would undoubtedly e$)l
into consultation Commissioner
Labor Nelll, Further than this,
said, no arrangements had: been mad
for any., conference regarding
Omaha, Sept. 27.^In the federalj
court last night the Injunction
tor by the Mebsaska raUroads to
vent the enforceiran^ the lffc
dudng grain rfttes by t°e st^e *r
W commission wisidenled
Inlng order was diM^ve'

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