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THE NORFOLK NEWS : FRIDAY , MAY M. IH02 ,
Temporary Injunction Put in
Force by Judge Grosscup.
EVIDENCE AGAINST MEAT MEN
'Affidavits Form the Basis of Allega-
, lions Preaented to the United States I
| Circuit Court Temporary Writ Is a i
I Sweeping One.
Chicago , May 21. The temporary
Injunction asked for by the govern
ment against the members of the so-
called packers' combine is now In
force. It was Issued last evening by
Judge Grosscup after the close of ar
guments la the United States circuit
iiiu uruur t > ivua luu re
lief prayed for In the bill filed by Dis
trict Attorney Bethea on May 1. It la
BO wide In Us scope that If tt.o pack
ers or their agents continuo with their
present alleged uniform arrangement
they will be taken Into court on con
tempt proceedings and the burden of
proof will bo on them to show that
they have not violated the order in
Little opposition was raised against
the government's petition. Attorney
John S. Miller , who was the solo rep
resentative of the .packers , was pres
ent and pointed out some objectiona
ble clauses In the draft of an order
presented by Mr. Bethea. These con
cerned the alleged agreements for
credit , blacklisting and cartage.
Judge Grosscup thought some of
these minor clauses had been made
too prominent and he himself drew n
form of order that pleased both sides.
At the same time the order was en
tered , numerous nflldavlts and other
exhibits were filed for the govern
MHO court room was crowuon as it
has seldom been before. General
Counsel Miller sat alone to represent
the defendants , though there were
many office employes of the packers
among the spectators. For the gov
ernment , District Attorney Bethea
was the leader and was aided by So
licitor General J. K. Richards and
Special Counsel Day of Washington.
District Attorney 'Bethea had read
part of the bill before Judge Grosscup
Interrupted him with the statement
that this would be unnecessary , as the
court was already advised of the
charges made by the government. Mr.
Bethea then filed a number of affi
davits. Attorney Miller next made n
statement on behalf of the packers ,
and said that while he was not pre
pared to oppose the government's pe
tition at present , he was authorized
to submit to the entry of the order on
behalf of his clients. Attorney Rich
ards made a brief statement In an
swer to some of the objections raised
by Attorney Miller. Attorney Day
also spoke briefly on behalf of the
government. At the conclusion of
these remarks the order was taken
away by Judge Grosscup for amend
ment , and later was filed.
Unless the defendants decide to
iiiuivc u u ai ui iui i-uny uuiu m uii
effort to have the order set aside , they
will have until Aug. 4 to make reply
to the complaint. Attorney Miller
eald that he cannot tell whether a de
murrer , a plea or an answer will be
filed , though the first named Is the
most likely to be the form of the
packers' defense. The subpoenaes
served recently on the defendants
commanded them to file their appear
ances separately before July 7.
Temporary Restraining Order.
The order as amended and entered
by Judge Grosscup was as follows :
"This cause coming to be heard
upon the motion of the complainants
for ai temporary Injunction , as prayed
In said bill , and the complainants hav
ing exhibited their sworn bill to the
court and divers affidavits In support
thereof , no answer or demurrer hav-
jus uceu uicu uiuruiu nui uiiy mil-
davits in resistance thereof , and the
court having heard the arguments of
counsel , and being fully advised In
the premises , doth order that the tem
porary writ of Injunction Issue re
straining , until the final hearing or
after the order of this court , the said
defendants , their agents and attor
neys , and all other persons acting or
claiming or assuming to act under
their authority , from entering into any
contract , combination or conspiracy ,
the purpose or effect of which will be ,
ns to trade and commerce In fresh
meats , ai restraint of trade or com
merce among the several states , either
by directing or requiring their re-
Bpectlvo agents from refraining to bid
against each other In the purchase of
live stock or colluslvely and by agree
ment refraining from bidding against
each other at such sales , or by arbi
trarily raising or lowering prices , or
fixing uniform prices at which said
meats shall bo sold , or by curtailing
the quantity of such meats shipped to
euch markets , or by Imposing penal-
ior deviations irom prices , or es
tablishing and maintaining uniform
rules for the governing of credit to
dealers In mien meats , or hy Imposing
uniform charges for cartage or deliv
ery o * such meats to dealers and consumers -
sumers , or hy any other method or
device , the purpose and effect of which
Is to restrain trade
and commerce , as
aforesaid , and also from violating
the provisions of the
said act of congress -
gross by combining or conspiring to
y gether to monopolize any part of the
trade and commerce In fresh meats
ijjT- among tne several states ny receiving
from the mllroad companies or other
common carriers transporting such
fresh meats , either directly or by
infwns of rebate , transportation at less
than the regular rates which may be
established or In force on their several
llnoa of transportation under the pro
visions in tlmt behalf ol the laws of
the United States for the regulation
of commcrco. "
Bethea Presents Proof ,
the evidence presented by District
Attorney Bethea when the case was
opened consisted of a bulky intch oC
Rflldavlts collected from porso.ns form-1
erly connected with the packing
houses that have been made defend-
lints In the suits. The affidavits were
20 in number.
The most Important affidavit flub-
milted Is that of Daniel W. Meredith
of Jersey City. For six yearn he was
manager for Armour & Co. at Milwau
kee and manager In Philadelphia for
three years. Prior to working for Ar
mour & Co. ho hod been with Swift
& Co. Slnco 1893 , ho declared , the
six general managers for the big coin-
panics have been accustomed to meet
at least once a week In the cltv of
New York to reconcile the differences
between themselves concerning the
operating of their business and also to
consider the prices which tliay should
place for the ensuing week on the
meat products which should bo sold In
that territory ; and for the purpose of
considering the quantities of moats
which each concern had on hand and
"when the necessities of the trade
would require they would agree to cur-
tall tholr shipments of meat from
Chicago , their design and purpose be
ing to limit the quantity of meats In
sight at New York and adjacent points
and raise prices. "
ROOSEVELT AT THE ASSEMBLY.
President Addresses Presbyterians at
New York , May 21. Carneglo hall
was crowded to the doors last evening
with an audience- eager to hear the ad
dress of President Roosevelt In the
Interest of Presbyterian homo mis
sions , the occasion marking the close
of the centennial celebration. There
wore about 400 men and women on
the platform. There was not a vacant
seat , not a bit of standing room left
In the entire auditorium. Hundreds
were turned away. When President
Roosevelt took bis seat on the plat
form he received a great ovation.
President Roosevelt said , in part :
"Coming up hero tonight , I made up
my mind to speak to you of the mani
festations of the spirit of national
righteousness , of something that has
taken place this day and something
that has happened within ten days ,
Of the action of this nation which cul
minated today in the starting of an
other new republic on its course.
That bos represented four years'
work blunderings and shortcomings
in the work , of course ; and there
were men of little faith who only saw
the shortcomings and the blunders
but It represents work triumphantly
done. We have the right to feel proud
that we have kept every pledge to the
letter and established a new national
precedent. I do not remember an
other such case , and I have looked for
one with care a case where , a ? the
result of such a war , the victorious
nation has contented itself by start
Ing a new nation , free , on the difficult
path of self government.
"Tlinf Ic nnn rlonrl nnnaiiiriTrintnil in
day. Now for the other. Ten days ago
an appalling calamity befell another
portion of the West Indian islands ;
territory belonging to two different
nations ; islands not under our flag
but their need was great and this people
ple saw the need and met it as speed
lly as possible. I am sure you feel
proud that ships bearing the American
flag should be among the first , I think
the very first , to take relief to those
overcome by such disaster. "
Gayrior and Greene in Quebec Jail.
Quebec , May 21. Colonel Gaynoi
and Captain Greene are prisoners In
the Quebec jail. They were commit
ted to the prison yesterday afternoon
where Sheriff Langller had prepared
special quarters for them. The next
step to be taken by the attorneys rep
resenting the United States has not
tUsplosnil. hut It Is said thev arc
not disconcerted by the present situ
ation. They are confident that ultl
mately extradition proceedings will
successful and that Greene and Gay
nor will be forced to return to Savan
nah and stand trial on the charge ol
defrauding the United States govern'
SPARKS FROM THE WIRES.
The National Biscuit company has
closed a deal for the purchase of the
Mount Cracker and Candy company
of Kansas City.
Heavy rains fell Tuesday In. eastern ,
northern and central Montana , great
ly benefiting the range. Two Inches
of snow fell in the Gallatin valley.
The tobacco warehouse of LIgon ,
Allen & Co. at Mayfleld , Ky. , was
burned Tuesday , with about 1,000
hogshead of tobacco. Loss , $100.000.
All the iron molders In Spokane
walked out Tuesday as n result of the
refusal of their employers to concede
a nine hour day with wages of $3.60.
The president Is about to Issue a
proclamation creating additions of
several million acres to the Yellow
stone and Teton forest reserves In
Captain Richard A. Collins , com
mander of the famous Confederate
battery bearing his name , Is dead at
his home at Piedmont , Mo. , after an
Illness of one day's duration.
Captain J. F. Merry , assistant gen
eral passenger agent of the Illinois
Central railway , declares that Iowa's
exhibit at the
Louisiana Purchase ex
position ought to be a magnificent
The senate committee on Isthmian
canals has decided to report adverse
ly Senator Hoar's bill placing the
matter of the selection of nn Inter-
oceanic canal route lu the hands ol
Formal Transfer of Govern
ment Occurs at Havana.
WOOD HAULS DOWN OLD GLORY
Former Governor General Hoists the
Cuban Flag In Its Place as Act of
the United States American Troops
Ball for Home.
Havana , May 2t. The United States
has redeemed her promise to thu
world. Havana and Santiago do Cuba
were yesterday evacuated by Amor-
lean troops , the reins of power were
handed over to President Palma and
now th imvtyriiiiif'tit of Hulm In fri'ii
and the whole- Island la dollrlouu with
joy. Dramatic us was the demonstra
tion when the ting of the United
States was lowered and the flag of
the now republic hoisted In tts place
at noon yesterday on the palace
whence Spain had ruled the Island for
centuries , it was hardly moro stirring
than the magnificent friendly demon-
stratlon which attended the depart
ure of the cruiser Urooklyn uu she
Balled out of Havana harbor a few
minutes before 4 o'clock yesterday
Gonral Leonard Wood personally
hauled down the American colors ,
which wcro saluted , and with his own
hands hoisted the Cuban ( lag , as an
act of the United States , General Go
mez assisting. The cheering which
followed was caught up by the people
on the roofs and rolled over the city.
Again the cavalry below saluted , and
again the guns of Cabanas spoke , this
time with a national salute of 21 guns.
The bands stationed on the plaza at
Cabanas and at Mnlccou crashed out
with nrldo of country and the revenue
cutters and battleships In the harbor
thundered their strength of war. The
foreign warships hoisted tho'Hag ol
Cuba to their mastheads. The en
signs of Great Britain and Italy had
recognized the republic.
The demonstration was Btlll In
progress when the cavalry wheeled
and marched to the wharf , where they
embarked on the Morro Castle.
General Wood , with his adjutant
general and two aides , were driven to
the pier , where they entered a launch
and were flicked away to the Brook
lyn. Both ships got under way ns
soon as possible and steamed out of
The anchorage of the Brooklyn
was near the wreck of the battleship
Malne.whose black , shrunken skeleton
was decorated with American and Cu
ban flags by order of the city council.
When the beautiful cruiser steamed
slowly by this pitiful memory the en
sign at her taffrall was dipped and
the sailors generally doffed their caps ,
The man at the taftrall of the
Brooklyn was kept busy dipping the
flag in answer to the salutes of the
thousands upon the water front , who
wntnhml lior donnrtnt-fv A Inriro fin.
tilla of various water craft escorted
the Brooklyn to sea.
Before the Brooklyn was hull down
on the horizon the Cubans resumed
their festivities. There was a yacht
regatta In the harbor , and ashore there
was a review of 14,000 school children
by President Palma. At noon a sol
emn high mass In honor of the new
republic had been celebrated in all
the churches of the island , and at 4
o'clock a te deum was sung at the
cathedral. At the same hour the Cu
ban congress proclaimed the constltu
tlon. Last night the whole city was
Illuminated and a great pyroteclmlcal
display was made from the walls of
Morro Castle and Cabanas fortress.
The enthusiasm of the city was
boundless. Many persons were liter
ally mad with joy over their now born
liberty. The streets were full ol
surging , cheering men and women
Motley processions paraded the
plazas. Firecrackers of the giant vn
rlety were exploded on the sidewalks
and even in the cafes.
One hundred thousand visitors were
said to be In' the city and the police
wore utterly unable to cope with the
While this was occurring at Havana
a similar scene was being enacted at
Santiago , where General Whitsido , at
noon , turned over the authority to hla
Cuban successor and sailed away
with two troops of the Eighth cavalry
Only eight batteries of American artil
lery remained on Cuban soil. One
chapter of American history was
ended , and the first chapter of history
of the Cuban republic was begun.
Boer Delegates for Peace.
London , May 21. Business was
vary buoyant on the Stock exchange
yesterday afternoon owing to reports
of the receipt of a private telegram
announcing that the Boor conference
at Voreenlglng had voted In favor of
peace on the best terms procurable.
by a delegation to bo sent to Pretoria
to confer with Lord Kitchener and
Lord Milnor , the British high commis
President Loubet In
Peterhoff , Russia , May 21. The Im
perial yacht Alexandra arrived here
at noon. President Loubet led the
way ashore and shook hands with the
assembled grand dukes and officials.
The president and the czar were then
driven to the railroad station and
proceeded to Tsarkoo-Eelo. The presi
Robber Kills Saloon Man.
Kansas City. May 21. Joeeph Bar
rene , an Italian saloon keeper , ngcd
31 , was shot and killed In his saloon
In this city by a robber with whom
he had a desperate encounter early
PANIC IN FORT DE FRANCE ,
Citizens Take Refuge on Vessels In1
Harbor Stones Fall In Showers.
Fort do Franco , May 21. YoHtordayi
morning at (5.30 ( a thick , heavy cloudI
lit up by Hashes of lightning , and
the rlsliiK HIIU , rose from Mout I'oleo.
The people of Fort do Franco .it or.co
became panlc-tttrtckon , and la scant
attlro ruRhed oxcltodly through the
strentn of the town. Htonos from tlm
volcano as big mi liazlonutH foil In
the streets. Many of the Inhabitants
hurriedly embarked In the VUHHOH ! In
the harbor , and It wan with dllllculty
Hint they were eventually reiutmired
At 7 o'clock , however , the oxcltomont
was over and the people became calm.
The phenomenon was like the orup.
tlon of Thursday , May 8 , but not no
Governor L'lluorro will leave here
on the French cruiser Suchot to In
form hltllHnlf ( if Mm xltnntlmi nt Fit
Suinclant food supplies are arriving
here , but linen , clothing , budding and
disinfectants are needed.
The refugees at Fort do Franco are
without work and money IB needed
for their support.
A tidal wave baa destroyed a per
tion of the village of Lo Carbut. A
number of Inhabitants of Fort do
Franco have embarked on the availa
ble vessels of the harbor and Intend
to seek rcfugo on the Island of Guade
loupe , to the south.
The rain of stones lasted 20 min
utes and was accompanied by loud
detonations. As the people hurriedly
embarked on the vessels In the harbor
a number of canoes capsized. No one ,
however , was drowned.
It wan learned later that a whirl
wind of lire descended In the village
of Lo Carbet and fears are enter
tained for the HVOH of the troops who
were supposed to bo In that vlllagu
IOWA G. A. R. ENCAMPMENT.
Twenty-Eighth Annual Session Opena
With Large Attendance.
DCS Moines , May 21. The 28th an
nual encampment , Iowa Grand Army
of the Republic , opened yesterday
with 1,1500 veterans present. General
Grenvillo M. Dodge of New York ar
rived from Council Bluffs , whore ha
had dedicated the Kinsman monument ,
accompanied by John Limit of Coun
cil Bluffs , slated for department com
Governor S. R. Van Sant of Minnesota
seta and his staff , accompanied by Na
tional Department Commander Ell
Torrance , arrived at noon and were
welcomed by Governor Cummins and
staff. Mr. Van Sant Is being enter
tained at Cummins' home. A public
reception was tendered the visitors
by the governor at the state house. The
first mooting of tbo convention was
held last night , with addresses by
Mayor Brcnton , Commander Motzgar ,
General Torrance , Governor Cum
mlns , Governor Van Sant , General
Dodge , General J. A. Williamson and
Editors to Visit Omaha.
Omaha , May 21. The Knights ol
nave sent out invitations
to the editors of Iowa and Nebraska to
meet with them this season and as
sume the obligation which will make
them a part and parcel of Omaha.
The membership of the Knights this
year will unquestionably be the larg
est ever known , and consequently
the entertainment during the fall
months will be moro elaborate than of
any for which this city has become
famous. The Nebraska editors' night
Is May 2C , and the Iowa editors are
to come on the night of Juno 2. On
June 9 Governor Savage and , staff and
the Commercial club of Lincoln will
bo the guests of the Knights.
Dasebell Results Yesterday.
National League Plttsburg , C ; Phil
adclphln , C. Chicago. 3 ; Boston , 1.
American League Washington , 3 ; (
Baltimore , 4. Boston , 2 ; Philadel
phia , 1.
American Association St. Paul. 3 :
Toledo , 0. Minneapolis , 0 ; Columbus ,
14. Milwaukee , 1 ; Indianapolis , 5.
Kansas C-8 ; Louisville , 8-4.
Western League Omaha , 9 ; Den
ver , 2. Kansas City , 1 ; Penrla , G. St.
Joseph , 5 ; Milwaukee , 10.
Eighty-Two Bodies Recovered.
Knoxville , Tenn. , May 21. Eighty *
two bodlos have been taken from
Fratervlllo mine at Coal Creek , the
scene of Monday's catastrophe , In
which the lives of 225 miners were
TELEGRAMS TERSELY TOLD.
Owing to the strike In the anthnv
cite coal mno region the price of bitu
minous coal has boeu advanced In
New York from $2.60 to $4.50 a ton.
The cloud which Issued from Mont
Peleo was composed of cjndora. It
Is estimated that 20,000 people ru hod
out into the streets of the town shriek
Ing and praying.
Blind Chaplain Milburn of the senate -
ate was struck by a runaway horse at
Washington Tuesday. The large too
of one foot was cut off and several of
the other toes badly injured.
It is officially announced that thu
French premier , M. Waldsck-Rous.
seau , will resign before Juno 1 , leaving
President Loubot to form a now cab
inet simultaneously with the mooting
of ths new chamber.
Secretary Moody has done Cora
mooder McCrea the unusual honor ol
tendering to him the formal think *
of the navy department for his excel
lent services In command of tha
Machlas at the Isthmus of Panama.
Wlllard Llllbridgo , under arrest at
Ontario , confessed burning the Santa
Fo bridges over the Clmarron rlvor at
Perkins , O. T. , In order that ho
might demand money from the com
pany to ward off. further damage tb
the road from him.
Terrific Wind and Rain Causes
PEOPLE DROWN IN THE STREETS
Business Section of the City Damaged
to Extent of Million Dollars Center
of the Disturbance la Covlngton , Ky ,
Storm Is Widespread ,
Cincinnati , May 21. Shortly after
11 o'clock yoslorday thlt ) locality wan
ntrlckon by a terrlllc wind anil rain
utorm , causing the IOHH of a half dozen
liven and InJnrliiK many. The fury
of the utorm continued only a half
hmir. lull In that , tltnn nvor S1.000.000
damage wau done In the btiHlnenu HOC-
lion of Cincinnati and 1111 much In oth
er partH of the city mid suburbs ,
The dmul : Wllllo Wtllon , aged 4.
urownun in uovuiKion ; mra.
drowuuil In CovluRton ; Cloiu Duvlor ,
toaninter , drowned lu Covlurton ;
Q x > rKU Meeker , toaiuHlnr , drowmxl In
the Btroota of Cincinnati ; Fonllnand
Hupp , ptxldlor , drowned In n. collar In
Cincinnati ; U , W. C. Uollovlllo , car
penter , blown from a roof In Cincin
1'rlor to the unprecedented falling
of rnln , denim cloudH were Been to the
nouth and the city became an dark an
night. ItVIIH afterwards learned Unit
there had boon u terrlllc watornpout
on the Luwlttlmrg hills , In the south-
eru suburbs of Covlngton , Ivy. , and It
moved over the Kentucky mihurhs
Into this city , passing up the Miami
valley and causing damage UB far
away an Uayton. O.
While Htonn damages are reported
throiigliout Kentucky , the worst point
Hcemu to have buun In Covlngton.
The water rolled down the bills In a
wave 110 feet deep at places , and was
about 100 yards wldo. The frnmo
house of Edward Wobrlo wan rarrlod
I'or a distance of over four blocks and
Dually was dashed to pieces In the
Covlngton ball grounds. Mrs. Flarh
ner and Wllllo Wlllon were diownod.
All the towns opposite hero suf
fered damage from broken windows
and houses being unroofed , but the
greatest damage on both sides of the
river , especially to the business
houses In Cincinnati , and also In Cov
lngton and Newport , came from cel
lars being suddenly filled with water ,
It being Impossible for the sewers
and gutters to carry the water off.
For a short time the water was deep
In all the streets and traffic us well
as business was suspended. In the
midst of darkness and unprecedented
downfall of rain there was for a nhort
time a general panic In anticipation of
a tornado. Superintendent Uassler of
the weather bureau reported the wind
ns 00 miles an hour and a rainfall In
less than half an hour of 2. : ! ( ! Inches ,
the greatest on record here. At Cln-
clnnat morgue there nro bodies of
three victims. There are very many
reported as Injured. The damage In
the cellars of some of the Jobbers
runs ns high as $25,000 and $30,000
TALK ON CONCERTRATION CAMPS
Senator Bacon Attacks the Policy as
Similar to Weyler's.
Washington , May 21. The subject
of the concentration of the Inhabitants
of the Philippines Into camps was a
leading topic of the discussion of the
Philippine bill In the senate yester
day. Bacon attacked the p'jllcy of
concentration , likening It to there -
conceutrado camps established by
General Weyler In Cuba.
Foraker defended the action of the
military authorities In establishing
the camps in the Philippines as wise
and proper and as a means of protect
ing friendly Filipinos from assassina
tion at the hands of roving bands of
Insurgents. Ho read a description of
Mm rnmns to show that thnv roallv
were camps of instruction and sanlta
Hoar spoke briefly In line with Bacon -
con , criticising the concentration
camps and pointing out the difficulty
In getting army olflcerB to testify re
garding the situation.
The day's debate was clased by
Clapp ( Minn. ) In an eloquent speech ,
In which ho urged that the Filipinos
ought to ho taught to admire and re
spect the United States as a nation
which always has stood for liberty and
progress and never had broken Its
word to any people , great or small
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are sure then of its purity
and all around excellence.
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and sweet anticip.ttlon.
With thu cesmilion of twin
necessary to childbirth ,
there comes culm nerves ,
dlocp and recuperation ,
Iocs diminish the pain accompanying
maternity. With its aid mothers can and
do bring healthy , sweet dispositioncd
and ideal babies Into the world.
Morning Hickncss , Here breasts and ex
cruciating p.iins caused by the gradually
expanding organs , are relieved by tlm
penetrating anil relaxing liniment.
Among the nmnifold aids to childbirth
Mother Friend has grown in popularity
and gained a pre.stigc among rich women
as well as poor ; it is found find welcomed
in the mansion us well ns in thu cabin.
Hy lessening the mother's agony of mind
iinifiliminishing pain a beautiful iiilliicncr
is wrought upon the child , and instead of
peevish , ill-tempered ami sickly fet ins you
Imvo healthy , laughing humanity , remain
ing a blessing ever to you and its country.
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