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THE NORFOLK WEEKLY NEWS-JOURNAL
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NORFOLK NEBRASKA FRIDAY JUNE 23 11)07. )
TRIO OF MISSOURIANS Pfi
HAD MURDERED PRISON OUAF
Harry Vaughan , George Ryan and E
ward Raymond Go to the Gallov
Together Because They Murdered
Prison Guard In 1905.
Jefferson City , Mo. , Juno 27. Thn
convicts were hanged In the coun
Jail yard hero today.
The men who died on the gallov
wore : Harry Vaughn , Edward lla
mend and George Rynn.
The three men paid the death pe
ally today for murdering Prison Gum
John Clay during n concerted attcm
to escape from the penitentiary N
vember 29 , 1905.
Harry Vaughan and Edward lla
mend came to the penitentiary fro
St. Louis and George Ryan was se
tenced from Kansas City.
On November 29 , 1905 the men m
tinled and attempted to escape. Tin
murdered two prison guards in the c
fort to get away.
The three men were lianged all i
the same moment this morning.
" The condemned men , Just befoi
their hanging , talked briefly to a now
paper reporte . They appeared 1
good sphlts and In perfect health.
Ryan , the youngest of the trio , wi
more penitent than his comrades.
Raymond was the Jolllest. "I su
pose you will be nil ready for the b
show which will bo pulled off on i
today , " ho said before the executio
Vaughan , the ringleader In the m
tiny , declined to the last to tell wl
else were In the mutiny plot. "I ne
er tried to be anything else but
criminal , " ho said , "because I wasn <
taught that there was anything to tl
TORNADO IN MAN TERRITOR
Three Persons Killed and Over 15
Oil Derricks Blown Down.
Musicogee , I. T. , Juno 27. A terrlfl
atorm In the mature of a cyclone , fo
lowed by a cloudburst , swept the o
fields of northern Indian territory
Three persons are reported killed t
Sapulpa , the heart of the great Glen
oil pool , -where the storm was flerces
Water rushed down the streets c
Sapulpa over a foot in dopth. Plat
glass was broken throughout the tow
and the roof torn from the hotel.
Over 150 derricks are reported dow
tin the Glenn pool and It Is said a
the oil derricks in the Oaace natlo
have been swept away. Fifty-four de
ricks are reported down at Turley ,
T. At Maize , I. T. , houses were eve :
tiirned and brick buildings dtemol
The general loss throughout the o
fields will bo enormous. Many well
are running wild , the oil flooding th
VICTIMS .OF PREMATURE BIAS
Explosion of Dynamite Kills Eight an
Injures Six Others In Virginia.
Houston , Va. , June 27. The premo
ture explosion of a box of dynamit
near Tola , Charlotte county , killei
eight persons and injured six others
Two Americans were killed , Edwar <
Clarke of Charlotte county , a fireman
and Cornelius Sullivan of Lemont , 111 ,
foreman for the McDermott Construe
tlon company of Chicago , which hai
the contract for the construction of !
art of the Tidewater railway. Thi
'ther ' victims were Italians.
For some distance around the scene
s , arms and legs were picked up
One Italian was blown so far Into th (
tinbankment that the body had to be
diig out with picks.
Half Dozen Hotels and Side Showt
Outside the Grounds Destroyed ,
Norfolk , Va. , June 27. One whole
block of the Pine Beach section Im
mediately adjoining the Jamestown
exposition grounds was swept by flre ,
The area burned was between the ex >
position grounds on the west , extend'
ing to the Pine Beach hotel , and from
the car track running from the expo
sition grounds west to the original
Pine Beach pier to the water on the
The big Arcade hotel , the Berkeley
hotel , Outside Inn , Powhattan hotel ,
Caroline hotel , several ether smaller
hotels and a large part of the outside
warpath was destroyed. Loss , J300-
000 ; partly Insured.
SIX MEN FALL FIFTY FEET.
One Dies on Way to Hospital and Oth
ers Are Badly Injured.
San Francisco , June 27. Six men
fell over fifty feet from a collapsing
scaffold on a building in course of
erection at 49 Fourth street. All wore
badly injured. John Htlay died on the
/way to a hospital. The direct cause
Uf the accident was the weight of a
lew extra pounds of brick broucht up
by one of the workmen.
inquiry as to-a Holdup.
She ( sternly ) Why were you BO late
last night ? Ho ( apologetically ) I was
held up on iny way home. She ( still
sternly ) Wore you too far gone to
walk alone ? Baltimore American.
Dechte ) Telia of Bribe.
Minneapolis , Juno 27 , That 1
slipped an envelope containing $2
Into the pocket of lOlmor H. Dear
when the latter was Insurance coi
mlssloncr , was the statement mai
on the witness stand by William
B chtol , former president of tl
Northwestern National Llfa Insurani
company. Dearth la on trial on
charge of having accepted a bribe.
Montana Flood Claims Victims.
Butte. Mont. , Juno 27. Advlc
from throughout the state toll of co
sldorftble loss of llfo as the result
high water and swollen streams.Voi
from Great Falls tolls of the drew
Jng near Augusta of Mrs. J. C. Fu
man , her two little sons and Lam
Williams , ton years old , in Simn
crook. Only one body , that of Mr
Furman , has been recovered.
TAR WITNESS FOR HAYWOO
DENIES EVERY STATEMENT.
CROSS-EXAMINATION IS SEVER
Testimony at Boise That Orchur
Sought Jt-venge on Steunenberi
Denvei ; ' ° 6 i Also Swears 8h
Heard Hi , " % , Threats to Kill.
Boise , Ida. , K < % , William 1
Davis of Goldlleld , ° fir of th
most important witnehSwV , > e di
fense of William D. Hnyviv'ty. .accuse
of the murder of Frank Stuunonberi
was called to the stand at noon an
his cross-examination had not boo
completed when court ndjournei
Harry Orchard testified that Davis Ic
and commanded the mob that di
troyed the Bunker Hill and Sulllvn
mill in 1899 ; inspired , as the agent c
Haywood and Meyer , the Vindicate
explosion and the train wrecking pic
at Cripple Creek and was an accon
plice in the Independence static
On direct examination by Clarenc
Darrow ho wont over the story of hi
working life , including the pathetl
tory of the death of his wife an
babe at Cripple Creek , at which h
wept , and made positive denial c
every statement of Orchard that it
volvod him or his assistants in an
form of crime. Ho denied that he WB
even a. member of the union wh
the Bunker Hill and Sullivan mln
was blown up and at the concluslo
of his general story , swore that a
Cripple Creek , during the strike , Oi
chard told him of the Hercules mln
affair and threatened to kill Steuner
The cross-examination of Davis b
Senator Borah was severe and scare !
: ng and was chiefly devoted , as far a
It proceeded , with the Bunker Hi !
and Sullivan affair and the clrcuir
stances under which Orchard mad
the threat ( against yteunenberg
Davis abscrted that he remained a
3em the day the Bunfcer Hill mill wa
Slown up and , while he said he sav
, he train in charge of the masked inol
wrlve at and depart from Gem , hi
x > uld not name any one on the trail
ixcopt the engineer , Hutton. He sai <
here was no excitement , and he madi
10 Inquiry about the mob. He sail
hat ho remained in hiding after th <
nlll was blown up because he did no
vant to be deported or thrown int (
ho "bull pen , " and that he charigec
ils name when ho departed for ButK
hortly after because he feared tht
nine owners' "blacklist , " made ui
rom a petition that the employes 01
he Bunker Hill had sent to Governoi
IcConnell protesting against the un
afety of the mine. Borah showed
hat the petition had been presented
ix years before , and that Butte was a
ederat'.on camp , where the blackllsl
ras ineffective. Passing to the threat
) rchard made against Steunenberg ,
he witness was unable to recall what
ny one else had said on that occa >
ion except the words of Orchard.
What Orchard Told Lottie Day.
Mrs. Lottie Day of Denver testified
hat in 1904 Orchard told her about
he loss of the Hercules Interest and
rlth it the chance to "support the
nly woman he ever really loved , " and
hat he said he would kill Steunenberg
Dr the wrong done htm ; and John D.
; illott , an old soldier , swore that Or-
herd told him on a train In- Idaho in
tie fall of 1905 that he was In the
mploy of the mine owners and that
Sere was a plot against the federa-
on and its leaders. Cross-examlna-
on showed the fact that Elliott had
tvlco been an Inmate of an Insane
sylum , with a mind unbalanced by
John M. O'Neill , editor of the Mln-
rs * Magazine , was the only other
itness during the day. He testified
mt Orchard came to his office early
i 1905 and asked for the addresses
r Governor Peabody and General
hprman Bell , who ho said should be
bumped off. " O'Neill said that he
sfVrred Orchard to a city directory ,
ho state used the cross-examination
' O'Neill to make It clear that the
agazlne was the official organ of the
deration and expressed Its views ,
id to read to the Jur/ some sneering
tlclea about the death of Steunen-
jrg. O'Neill also said that he had
ten Orchard at federation headquar-
rs several times , and that Steve
ilams and Mrs. Adams had aUo l ca
YOUNG RANCHMAN HAD DROW
ED IN TEN FEET OF WATER.
FUNERAL SERVICES ARE HEL
At 1 O'clock Wednesday the Drew
ed Body of Miles Latta , Who We
Down While Trying to Swim a Hon
Across Lake , Was Found.
Valentino , Nob. , Juno 27. Spec !
to The Nowa : The body of Nllea Lr
ta , the young man who was drowm
while trying to swim his liorso ncroi
Long lake , was found yesterday i
about 1 o'clock. The body was foui
In about ten foot of water. Funor
services were hold today.
ELEVATION CHARGES AGAIN ,
Railroads Will Re-Establish System I
Lincoln , June 27. Nebraska ral
roads have decided to ro-ostabllih th
elavntlon charges on grain and s
notified the railway commission. Th
Burlington will put the system in o
feet In Rule , Nebraska City and Fr <
mont July 19. The charge will b
threo-quartcrs of a cunt a hundroi
The Itock Island will allow a hal
cant at St. Joseph , Omaha and Coui
til Bluffs , beginning July 22. Th
Northwestern will put the couceoslo
in effect July 20 at Fremont and Mil
Nebraska Nashya Elect Officer * .
Omaha , June 27. Those officers c
the Nebraska Association of Pos
masters wore elected : President , K
ft. Slzor , Lincoln ; first vice proslden
H. 13. Palmer , Omaha ; second vie
president , Karl Kramer , Columbus
third vice president , A. Hyers , Have
lock ; fourth vice proaident , Miss Cor
Ilakor , Gretna ; secretary-treasurer
J. Cook , Blair , fifth term.
BEE3 TIE UP RAIL TRAFFIC
Swarm on Switch Causes Congestlo
on Milwaukee Road Near Sioux City.
Sioux City , la. , Juno 27. By swarn
ing on a switch , a large swarm cheney
honey bees held up the Milwaukee an
St. Paul passenger train from Chlcag
and congested traffic on the line. Th
train crew did not care to open th
switch with the bees on It and the tic
up was complete until n beokoepe
living near raked the insects Into
TELEGRAMS JERSELY TOLD
President Rooaovelt appolnte
Henry C. W. Durgess to bo surveyor c
the customs at Lincoln , Neb.
For entering a saloon at Washlngto
and raising a disturbance , Carrie NE
tlon was arrested on the charge of dls
orderly conduct and was placed li
the house of detention \ > r the nighl
Raphalo Savaro , who plcade <
guilty to assault on an eloven-yjnr-oli
pirl , killed himself In jail at Ncwarli
N. J. He dived from a balcgny on th' '
third floor of the Jail to the lowe
floor and struck on his head.
The attorneys for the eighteen prin
clpal Missouri railways and Attorne ;
[ Jeneral Hadley for the state havi
practically agreed to take the matte
at Jurisdiction In the enforcement o
the Missouri 2-ccnt law to the Unitec
States supreme court.
NICARAGUA READY TO STRIKE
rlttlnj ( Out Fleet of Gunboats to At
tack Salvadorean Ports ,
Mexico City , Juno 27. Minister Del.
; ado , representing the republic of San
Salvador In Mexico , received a cable-
; ram from President Figueroa of that
ountry saying that the republic of
Nicaragua was fitting out a fleet of
hree gunboats on the Pacific side and
hat an attack was expected at any
Ime. Salvador Is fortifying Its ports
n anticipation of tTie attack.
WINNERS Jtf .BILLINGS .
: ormal Opening of First Completed
Tract of Irrigated Land.
Billings , Mont. , June 27. The form-
1 opening ot the first completed tract
f irrigated land finished by the
oclamatlon service of the national
overnment took place here. Score-
iry of the Interior James Garflold ,
ocompanled by E. W. Newell , dlractor
f the reclamation nervlco ; JL P.
avis , chief engineer of tha service ;
ilfford Plnchot , chief of the forestry
epartment ; Richard A. Balllneor ,
ommlssloner of the general land of-
ce , and H. N. Savage , supervising
nglneer of the reclamation surviccof
10 northwest , were present.
Among the first fifty persons whose
ames wore drawn are : A. Chatwick
f Kirksvlllo , Mo. ; William Clark of
rtlmont , Neb. ; J. R. Jarvls of At-
Innon. la. ; Frank S. Baker of Buffalo ,
. D. ; J. F. Kerfoot of Ottumwa , la. ;
Iva E Malcom of What Cheer , la. ;
> hn C. Davis of Napoleon , 0.
These will be permitted lo select
iclr holdings In the order In whlcti
iclr names appear.
Orby Takes Two Derbies.
Dublin , June 27. Richard CroHor'a
rby , wlnnor of the English derby ,
on thf Irish derby here. Mr. Grower's
torsif. vn was bccond. Seven horses
Curtails Power of Lords.
London , Juno 27 The throe do ;
dohnto In tlir honuo of conimo
omlort at mlilnlcht , when I'ruml
Campbell nnnii"rmiui'H resolution
Tnvor of curtailing tha pownr of t
house of lordK to vHn hllltt piiHmid
the commons , wan rarrlml by ' 132
147 , nmld loud ministerial
Crops In Iowa Are Fine.
DUH Moliu-H , Juno 27Tho week
bulletin on the condition of uropn
Iowa BtiitOH thrt the last wcoU WUH i
that could be doslied for crop com
thins and that the meadowtt nru li
proving rapidly. The tttand of corn
reported an not as good as In the bo
years , but satisfactory and far bott
than the first claims by the fannui
COMMITTEE NAMED AT 'FRISC
TO MEbT WITH OFFICIALS.
PLEA TO PRESIDENT MACK/ >
Small Sends Letter to Headof post
Company Says He Is Hope )
Strike Will Not De Prolonged , b
Will Fight to Finish If Forced.
San Francisco , Juno 27. Preside
8. J , Himul ot thu Commercial Tulu
raphera' union , appealed directly
Clarence Mackay , head of the Post
Tulugrnpji company. Small wrolo
loiter directed to otftiot the one wr
ton by Miu'lUiy to the officials of tl
Pohlul company , In which Macki
commended the operators who rutusi
to go out and condemned the moil wl
A possible stop toward a suttlume :
was made when the striking operate
appointed a conference committee
seven members , Including Presldoi
Small , with a vlow of opofung nogotl
tlons with the Western Union ai
Postal Telegraph companies.
President Small said :
"I nm hopeful the present Btrll
will not bo prolonged. Wo are anxloi
to avoid any kind of trouble , but win
forced to It wo will of course flgh
Should the two telegraph companii
refuse to meet their operators in ord <
to adjust the differences now oxlatln
there Is no doubt In the world thi
the struggle will continue until we ca
force A government Investigation. \ \
are willing and anxious to do anythlti
In reason to adjusjt tUq present tr < fi
bio. The union need not appooYln tb
adjustment at all , and , as has ofte
been stated bejore , if the employei
6 ? tlie telegraphers will deal honest !
and honorably with their oporatoi
they will never hoar of the union. W
claim thu sliding scale , blacklist an
the employment of women ni less tha
will pay their living expenses Is dl
honest and in a way criminal. That ;
what both the Western Union an
Postal Telegraph companies are doln
all over the country. "
Papers Served on Three Blcfcomp ;
nles of Scranton.
Scranton , Pa. , June 27. Summonae
charging violations of the Interstat
: ommoice laws and the Sherman uc
were served on three of the big coi
: ompanies of this region. It Is th
irst move taken by the governmcn
tgalnst the coal carrying roads , t
: ompel them to explain their relation
vith the Philadelphia and Ueadln
The Delaware , Lackawanna an
Vestern company , the Krlo compan ;
mil the Lchlgh and Wilkesbarro Coa
ompany are the three on which pa
jers were served. The specif !
: harge against them Is that they are i
tarty to an alleged combine , formei
or the purpose of restraining tradi
nd fixing an arbitrary price upon i
ommodlty The subpoenas demam
hat they be represented at the Unit
d States circuit court In Phlladelphln
lays Words Are Powerless to Descrlbi
"His Hearty Reception In America.
Toklo , June 27. General Kurokl am
arty arrived here this morning iron
visit to the United States. Th (
arty spoke In most appreclatm
jrms of the hearty reception accord
d , not only by the American govern
lent , but also by the people. Gen
rnl Kurokl Is confident that his vlsii
erved as an occasion for furthering
better understanding between tht !
.vo . nations. General Kurokl Is r < *
orted to have said that words wort
mvrrloss to describe the grandeur
nd enthusiasm of the reception at-
himself and party.
Not So Daft After All.
Daft Tain , as ho was called , wander-
ig through the village ono day , got so-
jrely bltti-n by the village Inn dog.
Prococdlnc to the Inn. ho showed the
ilstross what lior "dawn" had done ,
lie wan much nlannod and. putting a
: ilf crown Into Tarn's hand , Hnld :
"Awn tae the doctor nee an * pay him
I' the haul' crown. "
Tom eyed the coin , saying :
"I cllnna think I'll bother wl' the
ictor , but Jist lccp : the siller. "
"For my snUo gang too him , or else
I'll gang daft"
"Hoots , wuramanj yo'ro blethcrln.
aft folk cnuna gang daft twice. "
WINS 'VARSITY EIGHT-OARE
RACE AT POUGHICEEP8IE.
QREAT CROWDS SEE REQAT1
Syracuse pturcs Four-Oared Ra
and Wisconsin Vvlnu Freshni
Event Syracuse Shull Swamped
PoiiKhkoopHlo , N. V. , Juno 27. Cc
neil won the 'vitally olBhUmrud ra
at the lntercolluilato lueitita lor tl
ulKhth timu In thu inont exciting cu
tout over rowud ever the lour-ml
PoiiKhkuupHlo coumu. Cotnoll'H tin
wan 20:022-5. : Columbia wan HUCOII
United StatuH navul academy thli
I'onnHylvnnla lourtli , Wisconsin 111
and CoorKUlown blxth. tiyiucuuu d
not llniuh , IHT uholl being swi.mpod
hali-milu Irom the llniuh.
The ItliatiuiiH won by the narrowo
margin fiom Columbia and until tl
judutiH unnouncud that Conioll In
won , the UioiiHiuidH of spuclato
alloat ami atfhoru wore In doubt uu
which crow had crowned the line fin
Cornell and Columbia fought for II
honors ever thu whole four inlloii at
at no Hint ) wure the two Hhollii mo
than twunty Itvq feet apart. Colin
bla loci lor over thruo mlloR and tin
Cornell took the load , only to lone It
Columbia ngiiln. In the last 100 fo
of the ruco Cornell , by 11 Uomondoi
spurt , shot thu u.omj of her shell In
tha load and uwupt ever the flnlv
under the glare ot a big Bearchllul
on the Unltoil StaUia monitor Arku
aas. Hvo foot iihuad of Columbia. Tl
Aiitiapolla ciew rowt'd u magnified
race and finished two lougthu Lubli
SyAl'uso captured the 'varsity foil
onrcd race from Cornell , Ponnsylvan
and Oouniblu , which ilnlsiiod In tl
4tder hamod. Syracuse flnlnhed tv
length * ) ahuad of CornoU and her tin
for the two miles was 10:37 : 1-5.
WlHcoiiHln won the frenhmon clgb
oared race over the two-mllo ooum
leadliiR Syracuse over the finish Hi
by ono length , and covering the dl
tanco In I ) : CO. Pennsylvania wi
third , Columbia fourth and Come
fifth. Columbia rowed the lust qua
tor of a milo with an almost wdte
logged shell , which fillud near tt
ctorn when throe feet of planking vvi
ripped out by - sub'raorged log.
" f ' > ' "
Text of Proposjtlon Presented 1
The Hague , June 27. The text t
the American proposition , piesontcd I
the peace conference by General Ho
acu Porter , Is as follows :
The bombardment by a naval fore
of unfortified and undefended town
villages or buildings Is forbidden , a
though such towns , villages or butli
ings are liable to damages Incident !
to the destruction of military or nav ;
establishments , public depots of un
nltlons ot war or vessels of war I
port , and such towns , villages or bnlli
ings are liable to bombardment who
reasonable requisitions for provision
and supplies at the time essential t
the naval force are withhold , lu whlc
cas due notice of the bombardmon
must bo given. The bombardment c
unfortified and undefended towns an
places for the nonpayment of ransoi
Is forbidden. "
The German proposition for adapl
Ing the Rod Cross convention to nava
warfare , which was presented Juno 2-1
says that hospital ships cannot b
captured , not being considered as wai
Tlio British proposition regardlni
.ho laying of floating mlnos , mad * ha
tore the first subcommittee of th
; hlrd committee of the peace conven
Lion , will bo supported by the Unltet
3lates and Japan.
Chase Defeats Gordon at Golf.
Marshalltown , la. , Juno 27. In th
Irst round of match play for the lowc
; elf championship State Champion
tordon was defeated by Giver CbuE
if DCS Molnos.
American League Boston. 6 ; New
fork , 2 St. Louis , 0 ; Chicago , 1. Do
roll , 1 ; Cleveland , 4.
National League Chicago , 7-4 ; St
xiuls , C-l.
American Association Minneapolis
0 ; Kanbas City , 6. St. Paul , 2 ; Mil
iraukee 1. Toledo , 5 ; Louisville , 3
ndlanapolls. 0 ; Columbus , 3.
Western League Denver , 2 ; Des
lolnes , 5 Lincoln. 1 ; Omaha , 4. Pu
bio. 9. Sioux City. 3.
Pllger Wins From Stanton.
Pllger , Neb. , June 27. Special tc
'ho ' News : Stanton came down here
estcrday afternoon and brought n
irge aggregation of rooters but they
mild not connect often enough with
chwnrtz's kinks to win. The game
as exciting throughout , the score be >
ig tied four times. The locals had
10 better of the argument all the
Score by innings : R. u. R ,
ilgor . . . .02300200 x 7 3 2
tnnton . .20202000 0 C 4 4
Two base hits , Mayer and Atkinson ;
: ruck out by Schwartz 5 , by Hart-
inn 3 ; batteries ; Pllgor , Schwartz
nil Tlft ; Stnnton , Hnrtman and Perm -
m Umpires , Horton and Matheson.
THE CONDITIONJOF THE WEATHER
Temperature for Twenty-four Hours.
Forecast for Nebraska ,
Coinlltlonn of tlio woalhor mi recorded -
od for dm twenty-four hours ending
at 8 ii , in. today ;
Minimum , . . . . G3
Chicago , Juno 27. The liullolln IB-
mtnd by tlio Chicago ulutlon of tlio
Unltoil Slaton weather human glvco
tlio fort-cant for NobrmiUu an followo :
Fair tonU1il ; and Friday. Rising
JOINT HA It UASE DhCIUED
Commission Make It Eighty Per Cant
of the Two Locals ,
Dos Molni'H , Juno 27. In accordance -
anco with tlii'lr nniioiincod purpon *
thu ralli oad commltmlon announced In
it gonorul way the Joint ralt-y. Chnlr-
initn Ki'tchum , Hpcakiiiit for thu board ,
mild that ! i had boon dceldod that th
rate Hhould bo a blanket ono of 80 per
runt of the mini of the two locate and
hut the tallioiulH Hhould nbnorb th
traiiHt'ur chario. ; Ho Intlmatud Hint
the comnilHslon would promulgate the
into ptutty iniiuh IIH an uxpurltnent
und would uxpuot It to bo In forcu nt
rant six months without change. If
nt the gnd of that time It IB mUlifuq-
: ory It would bo continued Indollnlte-
y , und If utiHiitlufactory thu cominla-
tilon would Union to MtiiU'tnunU ulthor
Ironi the rallioadn or the nhlppor
: o jiropoai'd ulimiKCH. CommUnlonor
Union ntutrd for hlimielf that ha did
not fnvor the 80 per cent rate , but did
aver the Idea , of making the rule lh
equine dlsfaneo tariff , but that hj bad
IcduTusoed with the gtbur momb 5 _
'or , bxiiurimuntal pur oHwu , It liolug
found thut It lu very difficult to Adopt
a joint rule In the infloxlblu Iowa dis
tance tariff. It Is expected that tn
commJSBlon will promulgate the ruta
so that It will Jo "luto effect Aug. 1. *
ASKS INFORMATION OF FINANCES
Judge Landla Taken Steps to ImpoiO
Fine on Oil Company.
Chicago , Juno 27. Judge Landls
in the United Status district court , or
dered the IvHiianco of subpoenas , returnable -
turnablo July C , for the prgsldont and
Bocrotary anil treasurer j > f the Stand'-
"fd ° Jl jEonipuny gf Indiana , the offl-
ccf's of the union Tank line and oUl
cers and directors of the companies
holding the slock of these two con-
corns. Judge Landls desires lo aico" $ '
tain thcBO companies' true llnanolal
conditions before Imposing ftnoj on
conviction of Illegal freight tariff rat *
Ing and rebating on oil shipments.
This action was taken after the court
had oxamlncd a number of witnesses
In the effort to obtain Information re
garding the financial standing of the
Standard Oil company , with meager
results. Under the order of Judg
Landls the district attorney may sum
mon John D. Rockefeller , H. II. Rog
ers or any ether man connected with
the Standard Oil company whom he
may desire to question.
Judge LandlK was unahlo to obtain
from Mr. Howard much Information
regarding the llnances of the oil com
pany. After briefly examining two
clerks of the Chicago and Eastern Illi
nois railroad , concerning oil tariffs on
the Alton road , the court ordered sub
poenas Issued for the officers of the
Stancjnrd OH and Union Tank Line
companies. " * >
MINE 'FRISCO RIOTERS INDICTED
Charged With Acts of Violence In
Street Car Strike.
San Francisco , Juno 27. The grand
lury returned four indictments , charg-
ng the following nine persons with
Iceds of violence In connection with
he present street car strike. These
ndlcted are : John William Hayes ,
Sftiney Olson , Charles Kugle , John
Mitzun , Rudolph Schtnlt , George Pe-
erhon , Gorse Kyle , J. H. Burns and
ilutray McDonald. The first named
hree are accused of assault with a
It-adly weapon throwing brlcka
hrough car windows ; the last six
ne charged with conspiracy to riot ,
.lost of the Indirted persons are mem-
icrs of labor unions.
Chanced His Motto. '
A southern ronroheiitntlvo In con-
; -es8 Is reputed to be of such a pcr-
uu'lve manner that , no matter what
) " . : t.- may Us In power , he outdoes Ills
; ci : . JiBucs In procuring favors for us
: or. Mt-onts.
Cr.trturnoon the statesman was
net I . newspaper man. "Well , mo
or , " r. ' ! the latter , "how many np-
) olntmo ami appropriations have
on nrrrfor ; : today ? We nil know
our wr i * setting everythlnc ; that
ou go n to . "
"Xothln ; ; t'ay t , " responded the rep-
escntattvo i-"icr . "
wearily. "My ex-
( crleuco this tl.-.ie reminds me o'f the
'Id ' Confederate coldlcr that I know lu
Tennessee. 'I wnt into this war. '
aid he , 'with the motto "Venl. vldl ,
Icl , " nud I came out vice versa. ' "
it. I/Mils H V.
U / . eJ Him.
"I should fancy the laundry business
f&a about as easy as any to start. "
"Wlmt makes you think so ? "
"All you have to do Is to lay in a sup-
ly of starch. "
"Yes , "
"Well , that'll starch you nil right. "
Thrco days after there was n burial.
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