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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE: SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1G, 1003.
of truth Is stab
at tlie health.
Of choicest styles the new Waists for fall are vpartlcularly dainty and
pretty consisting of lingerie effects, French Batiste, i,lnens. Lace, Taffetas
Mohair Waists in plain black, plain white nnd plain nary at $1.95.
Handsome Tailored Suits.
E?ery suit we show is an exclusive model shown only by Thompson,
ftelden & Co. A tailor suit depends on Its lines and perfection of fit. We
have careful fitters. Our suits are even less expensive than those shown in
New styles, new ideas, new fabrics, arriving daily.
We are leaders in fine, high quality Skirts.
In a short time we will show the Butterfly Skirt, for
which we have exclusive control nnd sal? in the city of
Omaha. Any other store pretending to have this skirt la
liable to prosecution, as the name is copyrighted.
LJUll f 1 1 1 U
-i- 1 11 II R IIKl ana
OtCIfi . 1 Skirts in Mannish Mixtures.
Clearing Sale of Men's Shirts, 49c Each.
We are going to clean up our Shirt stock.
Saturday, September 16th, we will place on sale every soft shirt left from
our summer stock at a quick-clearing price. Among the lot are plain white
madras, light and dark mixtures of percale and madras and a few pleated
fronts. Some have cuffs attached, others are detached. Regular prices of
these Shirts are 100, $1.25, $1.50, $1.75 and $2.00 each. SATURDAY
MOItXING, 4f)c EACH.
All of our boys' Shirts that old at 50c each on special sale Saturday at
?.c each. " -
Y. M. C. A. Building, Cor. 16th and Douglas.
were not needed. The damage done to this
building will be heavy.
Billboards at Thirteenth and Dodge
itrcetg and at Fourteenth and Dodge
itreets were blown down, as well as in
many other jjurts of the city. At these
places policemen were on guard all night
JO see that no pedestrians went danger
jusly near the dilapidated boards.
One of the heaviest losses was caused by
:he blowing In of one of the big show win
lows In the Thompson & Helden store.
TVere was a qunntlty of expensive dress
foods In this window and they were ruined
ty the water.
TROUBLE COMES WITH BRIDE
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
DBS MOINES. Sept. 13. (Special.) When
Harry Buchanan Gray, at one time the
sporting editor of the Dea Moines Capital,
and a nephew of W. T. Buchanan, man
aging editor of that paper, returned from
a secret wedding trip to Indlanola he found
himself facing arrest, the Information being
sworn out by his Irate mother-in-law. The
Information charged that the wife had been
kidnaped, that she was yet a minor and
that all this was with felonious Intent.
The affair has not been settled late tonight,
Oray attempting to pacify his new rela
tive. The next meeting of the Pes Moines con
ference of the Methodist Episcopal church
will be held tn this city next September.
The place of holding the meeting was de
cided at the meeting of the conference at
Osceola. The appointment of the ministers
to their churches will be announced ne
Monday, the closing day of the session.
The second attempt on the part of Cleo
Johnson to kill his brother-in-law, John
Dlmmltt, was not successful on account of
the thickness of Dlmmltt's skull. The men
met while Dlmmltt was with his sister, a
former wife of Johnson, the trouble which
had brought about the shooting affrays
before being over the woman. Johnson
placed the g,un at his former wife's ear
and commanded her to come with him.
He then fired at Dlmmltt, the bullet mak
ing a bad flesh wound. The assailant es
caped. The funerals of the lightning victims at
Indlanola will be held Saturday, business
at the town being stopped at the time of
the services. The Injured In the affair are
Improving rapidly and the attending phy
sicians declare that there will be no ntore
Firemen Draw Illacet Crowd.
SlOt'X CITY. Ia.. Sept. 15.-(SpeclaI Tele
gram.) The largest attendance of the week
characterised fireman's day at the Inter
state live stock fair today. The manage
ment estimated the crowd at over 30,000.
Rain fell at 4 o'clock and put a stop to
the rare program.
MORGAN ABSORBS C, H. & D.
'President Essen Zimmerman Makes
Formal Announcement of Hale
CINCINNATI. Sept. 15.-President F.ugene
Zimmerman of the Cincinnati, Hamilton &
Dayton railway, tonight admitted that the
road had been sold to J. P. Morgan A Co.
Mr. Zimmerman In an Interview tonight
I have reached that age In life where I
rhlnk It Is het to leave off. I will itrn out
of the Cincinnati, Hamilton A Dsvtnn. The
great rentral system Is now controlled bv
J. P. Morgan & Co. I know nothing as to
me ruiure pians tney may nave.
Boys' Suits, $5.00
The price does not indicate the value and style that is
incorporated into the suits that are today being placed upon
the table for Saturday's selling.
If you've just a common boy and don't expect much of
him, 'most anything will do, but Saturday we have for boys
(ages 7 to 16 years) some very excellent jacket and pant
suits with double seat and knees, in gray and brown mix
tures, double and twist tweeds and CP r A A
Scotch effect worsted yarns, at CpJaUU
SHOES I SHOES! Bring the boy to this new shoe section.
.We'll take great care to fit hira properly.
We fit big boys and girls, too up to size 6.
i.n: ix i amaa -as cars
Bee, September 15, 1905.
VUlli? OMIl Diuam-ium owi is uirnj
FIRE IN A FUSE FACTOR!
Seven Parsons Burned u Death and Sveia
Injured at Avon, Conn.
BODIES OF VICTIMS ARE CREMATED
Men and Women Injured In the
Mad Rash for Safety When
the First Kxplosloa
AVON, Conn., Sept. ID. The explosion of
a fuse, followed by a fire In a building of
the Climax Fuse company here this after
noon, caused a panic among twenty em
ployes In the building and resulted In the
death of seven and Injuries that will prove
fatal to some others. There was no way
of coping with the flames, which soou
spread rapidly, and In less than an hour
after the explosion occurred those who
were unable to escape were In the clutches
of a fire that eventually burned their bodies
The list of dead follows:
WILLIAM BL'KKE. 40 years old: mar
JAMES JOYCE, about 5; married.
KOHKRT MCARTHY, aged 18.
JAMES WALLACE, married.
MISS J. SULLIVAN.
MRS. M. B. TUCKER.
Explosion Starts Fire.
The exact cause of the explosion may
never be known, but It Is the accepted
theory here that In an effort to burn out
a stoppage In one of the machines, a work
man causea an explosion oi a tuse, wun
the hot Iron he held In his hand. Inflam
mable material was set on fire and In a few
momenta the room was a mass of flames.
In an Instant there was a mad rush for
the doors and windows and during the
scramble many were pushed back Into the
building, while others were severely burned.
Ten physicians from nearby towns came
to the rescue and did good service In car
ing for the injured.
The scene at the fire was heartrending.
Friends and relatives of the missing were
almost frantic with grief when It became
known that the bodies of those close to
them were being burned to a crisp In the
ruins of the factory. As there Is no Are
department In the town It was utterly
useless to attempt to cope with the flames
Intense Heat PreTenta Resene.
As one of the walls of the second largest
building fell soveral bodies could be seen
entangled In the mass of machinery In the
basement and in a short time they were
reduced to ashes. Early In the evening the
body of a woman was seen near the edge
of the fire and an effort was made to pull
It away from the flames, but on account of
the great heat this was Impossible.
Soon after the building In which the
lives were lost was consumed, the Are
spread to the new structure, which was
Just completed at a cost of 126,000. and In
a few hours this building was gutted, only
the four walls remaining. The loss Is esti
mated to be $100,000.
I'nldenttfled Body Ashore.
BELI.INGHAM. Wash., Sept. 15. The
body of an unidentified man, badly decom
posed, has been washed up on the beach
here. The only clew to Identification Is a
card In one pocket, with the address of
Mrs. Kate Wark, 601 Fulton stceet, Chicago.
WASHINGTON. Sept. !B.-Today's state
ment of the treasury balances tn the gen
eral fund, exclusive of the S15O.000.OH0 gold
reserve, shows: Available cash balance,
IS;,58.;S2; gold coin and biLlllon, 57,i08,
iki; gold certificates. f42,(99.17a
READY SOON. WRITE FOR IT.
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DR. GLADDEN TURNED DOWN
Corgrejational Mision loard Ttbln All
"Tain'.ed Monej" Beiolutions.
ACTION TAKEN AFTER EXTENDED DEBATE
Ohio Divine aa lie Commits Hla
Views to Time and the Kindly
lodgment of All Hon
SEATTLE. Sept. 15. By a vote of 4G to
10 the American Board of Commissioners I
for Foreign Missions today went on record !
ss being opposed .to a further discussion
of "tainted money" In any of Its phases.
This vole was not taken, however, until
the question htd been threshed out In all
Its phases and the leading Congregational
Ists of America had voiced their senti
ments on the subject. Dr. Washlngtj.i
Gladden, the leader of the minority, pre
cipitated the discussion by the Introduc
tion of the following resolution:
Resolved, That the ofhVeis of this so
ciety should nelthe rsoliclt nor Invite do
nations to Its funds from pet sons whoe
gains ate generally believed to have been
made by methods morally reprehensible
and socially Injurious.
David Fales of Illinois Immediately of
fered a substitute resolution calculated to
uphold the prudential committee In Its atti
tude on the subject of such gifts, and both
were referred to a committee composed
of Dr. Gladden. Mr. Fales, Rev. George C.
Adams, Rev. Philip 8. Moxom. Rev. John
R. Thurston, A, W. Mills and Guilford
Two reports were submitted, one from
the majority, signed by five members, and
the other a minority report containing the
signatures of Dr. Gladden and Dr. Moxom.
Dr. Gladden Speech.
Immediately after the reading of the re
port Dr. Gladden moved the adoption of
the minority report, and speaking on the
motion he reviewed the question. He said:
Some of you have been kind enough to
assure me that I am In an Insignificant
i nj. i..ut iiin be: 1 leave it to be
decided by you. It will not be the first
... .. . ..jVu ovx-ii in a very small
minoiity, even in this board, but I have
seen such small minorities In a very few
years grow to overwhelming majorities.
The same appeal of truth to time Is one
which I have learned to trust with hope,
and I therefore commit with confidence
what I have said to you and to the peo
ple of the Congregational churcjies and
to the kindly Judgment of all honorable
Reports from Committees.
The report of the committee on the
treasury department, the report of the home
department and the address from the pru
dential committee were presented, followed
by addresses from three missionaries on
"Young People's Work."
Secretary C. H. Patton of the home de
partment presented the report of the pru
dential committee, which was in part as
About 117 cases of the appointment of
new mlSHlonsrles were considered, Includ
ing ordained missionaries, medical mission
aries, teachers, nurses, industrial superin
tendents, kindergarteners and business
agents, and twenty-two appointments were
During the year ten churches and Indi
viduals undertook the support of mission
aries and the average annual Increase
which the board is now receiving for the
forward movement is (28.547. A number of
churches are definitely planning to adopt
the method. The contributions for the Na
tional Armenian and Indian Relief associa
tion were 3!.018. The total receipts were
Annual Report of President Capen.
The feature of tonight's session was the
annual report of President Capen, who will
be re-elected tomorrow. He reviewed the
work of the board during the past year. He
said In part:
We need to develop foreign missions to
save our own country commercially. There
are two propositions which are capable of
proof. One that we shall have recurring
and Increasing business depressions at home
unless we have larger markets: the other
that only as we develop missionary work
and create the needs which come with
Christian civilization can we have these
larger markets. It has become necessary
for us In order to prevent congestion and
strikes at home to nnd larger markets for
It is only as we develop missions that we
! shall have a market In the orient which
will demand our manufactures In sufficient
quantities to match our Increased facilities.
It is only when the heathen is changed
within that there comes a desire for the
manifold articles that belong to the Chris
tian man and the Christian home. The
missionary Is everywhere and always the
pioneer of trade.
We must somehow proclaim more effec
tively the great truth that the United
States must not live unto Itself but as trus
tee for the world.
Will Not Endorse Appeal.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind., Sept. IB. North
west Indiana 'conference of the Methodist
church today declined to Indorse an appeal
from the congregation at Whiting. Ind., to
John D. Rockefeller for financial aid for
the building of a new church and parsonage
FIGHTING IN BAKU DISTRICTS
Many Skirmishes During; the Night
Result In Considerable Loss
ST. PETERSBURG. Sept. 15. A private
dispatch from Tiflla says that there was
firing last night at various points In the
Baku districts and there was many skir
mishes, resulting in considerable loss of life.
The situation, the dispatch says. Is alarm
ing and there is great uneasiness among the
Five battalions of infantry, a battery of
artillery and a body of Cossacks have been
sent to Kutals. Cossacks have also bean
sent to Shulavery, where encounters be
tween the Tartars and Armenians are
A prominent Journalist of Baku has been
killed by Tartars who are conducting a
crusade against newspaper men.
The oil men have received Information
that the Insurgents threaten to kill the
operatives when they resume work and to
burn the works now In course of recon
struction. LONDON, Sept. 16. The correspondent
of the Dally Mall at Baku, under date of
September 14. says: "Within the short
space of two hours this morning Ave as
sassinations were committed In broad day
light in the busiest thoroughfares. The
murderers escaped owing to tha Indiffer
ence of the police, who are mostly Tartars.
Sinister rumors that another Tartar at
tack on the Armenians Is contemplated
has caused a panic among the Inhabitants.
SPEYER BACK FROM EUROPE
New York Banker Discusses Attitude
ol Continental Investors Toward
NEW YORK. Sept. 14. James Speyer of
Speyer A Co., who returned from Europe
on the steamer Baltic, after a two months'
holiday In Europe, today made the follow-
j Ing ftatement concerning the attitude of
European financiers toward American se
curities. When I arrived In Europe I noticed that
the unfortunate difficulties In which Uie
Equitable found itself attracted a great
deal of attention there, and produced al
most as painful an impression there as they
have here. This matter has had a ten
dency perhaps not wholly unwelcome to
European competitors to reflect on bust
nrat enterprises generally, but, on the
other hand, one could point out that after
these matters became public it did not
take long for American public opinion to
assert Itself. Besides the Impression pro
duced by this affair has been entirely over
shadowed by the president's action In call
ing the peace conference and by hla suc
cess In leading It to such a satisfactory
result. The president's high character and
purpose have long been noted In Europe,
but bis last acuivmnt haa raised him
still higher In European estimation Ami
has addd tremendously tn the prestige of
tlie l.'nlted Stat.s nil over the world. 1
hnvo no do'ilit thru th's will soon eiTect
Europenn opinion of Amerlcsn enterprises
and will tend to make Investors l'IUT dis
poned toward the socutltlcs of the I'nltiU
PROTECTS AMERICAN CITIZENS
I'ntted States Consul at Panama to
See Alhers net Fair
OTSTER BAY, L, I , Sept. IB A misap
prehension has arisen is to the action of
the government In the case of vWllllam
C. Albers asd his brother, who are confined
In prison at Ocatel. Nicaragua. It Is said
here by authority of President Roosevelt
that nj demonstration against Nicaragua
Is to be made at this time. It appears
from the official correspondence thst the
Albers brothers are under arrest at Ocatel
for an alleged violation of the law of
Nicaragua and for contempt of court.
Their trial will take place shortly.
The various phases of the case have been
presented to this government, the Albers
brothers being American citizens, and the
brothers being American citizens and the
president directed that the usual steps be
taken to lssure the prisoners absolute
fair and impartial treatment at their trial.
United States Consul Lee at Panama will
be. If already has not been, directed by
the State department to go to Ocatel to
be present at the trial. His Instructions
are to follow the proceedings of the case
With a view to Insuring the Albers a fair
trial. It can be said that no reason existed
for cloaking the action of this government
In secrecy, as the proceedings directed by
the president simply were taken to insure
ordinury protection and fair treatment to
CHICAGO. Sept. 15.-Chlcsgo friends of
the four Americans Imprisoned In Nica
ragua are In constant communication with
the government authorities at Washington
and are doing everything possible for the
relief of the party. All four of the In
carcerated Americans are Chlcagoans.
They are William C. Albers. president of
the Llrnon company; Mrs. Albers, who was
formerly Sadie Cushman, a vaudeville ac
tress, Henry Albers. brother of William, and
Conrad Johansen, a mechanic. Assistant
Secretary of State Loomls has Informed the
Chicago friends of Albers that the matter
will be Investigated ully.
The Llmon company Is practically a Chi
cago concern. The prefered stock, $1,000,
000, Is held by J. C. Brown and fifty other
stockholders. The last heard from Albers
was on August 28, when Mr. Brown re
ceived a telegram saying:
"Come to Corlnto quick."
TROLLEY CARSJN COLLISION
Kansas City Politicians Injured In
Wreck on Snhurban Line Near
KANSAS CITY. Sept. 15Seventeen per
sons were Injured, none seriously, In a col
lision early today between two trolley cars
on the( Kansas Clty-Leavenworth line near
The Injured were part of a number of re
publican politicians from Kansas City, who
had gone to Leavenworth to attend a polit
ical meeting. The Injuries consisted of cuts
and bruises. Among the Injured were:
R. 8. Crohn, the public administrator.
Arthur Stewart, asststant superintendent
of the Belt Line railway.
L. W. McAllum, secretary of the Dickey
Sewer Pipe company.
Dr. A. H. Mann.
Homer B. Mann.
James J. Kellar, motorman; leg cut off.
O. B. Thompson, county coroner.
O. P. Bloss, secretary to Mayor Neff.
8. F. Boott, Jr., secretary Board of Health.
R. M. Hersfleld.
Rev. H. E. Fanning.
J. H. Richardson, member of the repub
lican state assembly.
John Swenson, city attorney.
EMPRESS RECEIVES WOMEN
Party Headed by Miss Alice Roose
velt Spends Msht In
PEKING, Sept. 15.-Noon.-Mlss Alice
Roosevelt. Mrs. Rockhlll. wife of the Amer
ica.! minister; Mrs. Newlands, wife of
United States Senator Newlands, and other
women of Miss Roosevelt's party, went to
the summer palace Wednesday and spent
the night. Yesterday they were received
In formal audience by the dowager em
press. Mrs. Rockhlll, who was flrat pre
sented to the empress. Introduced Miss
Roosevelt first and afterwards the other
ladles of the party. The empress moved
among the visitors, chatting Informally and
presenting them with handsome gifts of
bracelets and rings. This was followed by
an Inspection of the grounds of the sum
mer palace. The whole visit was remark
able on account of the absence of formal
ity. Returning to Peking In the evening
most of the party attended an "at home"
at the German minister's,, where General
Corbln and wife and Senator Newlands and
wife are being entertained. The party
spent the day seeing the sights of Peking
Tomorrow all will go to Tien Tsin to at
tend a recaption given by Viceroy Yuan
PROFIT IN TRUST COMPANIES
Mutual Life Ha. Mad Money on
Stocks Held In This Class of
NEW YORK, Sept. 16.-(Speclal Telegram.)-
the testimony of the treasurer
of the Mutual Life Insurance company
before the legislative investigating commit
tee the fact was developed that the com
pany has not only made 16,0o0,000 for he
policyholders in its Investments in Trust
company stock, but that not a cent had
ever been lost by default in Interest upon
the bonds held by the company. The Mu
tual Life has preferred absolute security
to taking chances of possible loss on a
lower grade of bonds. The Investments
and deposits In trust companies have real
ised 4. SO per cent upon the total amount
Rev. Charles W. Savldge performed two
marriage ceremonies Thursday at his resi
dence. Glenn Edwards of Omaha and Miss
Ethel R. Abbott, daughter of A J. Abbott
of Ashland, were married; also Clarence
Shaffer of Omaha and Miss Mary Weekes
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Weekes
Natural Food wins
S1IERRICK UNDER ARREST
rorer Auditor of Indiana ii Fomallj
Chargtd with Embm'emeDt.
HE REFUSES TO TALK OF THE MATTER
Defectives Find Man In State of
Nervousness and lie Is Per
roltted to Pass Slant
INDIANAPOLIS. Sept. lS.-PsvId E.
Sherrlck. es-audltor of stnte, was slated at
the police station this morning, charged
with embeislement of the state's funds.
He waived examination and was to be
bound over to the grand Jury under heavy
Because of the large number of cases
before him Judge Whallon postponed the
hearing as to the amount of Shorrlck's
bond until 2 o'clock this afternoon. In the
meantime Sherrlck Is under the guard of a
Sherrlck looked very broken at the police
station and still refused to talk concerning
the case, referring all Inquirers to his at
torney. Addison C. Harris. Mr. Harris was
with him at the station.
It was after 1 o'clock this morning when
Detectives Lancaster and Lowe called at
the Sherrlck home in West Pratt street.
The officers found Sherrlck In a nervous
condition bordering on collapse. Dr. C. K.
Cottlngham was called to the apartments
and he advised the detectives to allow Mr.
Sherrlck to stay In his room until this
Some time after midnight County Auditor
Cyrus J. Clark and another man talked
with Mr. Sherrlck for some time. Earlier
In the night there was a constant stream
of callers from among the friends of Mr.
Sherrlck. From conversations that took
place within the hearing of the detectives
It could be seen that Sherrlck was bitter
toward the governor for his action.
Shortly after I o'clock this afternoon
Sherrlck reappeared before Judge Whalton,
who held'hlni to await the action of the
grand Jury and fixed his bond at H5.0X).
Several of Sherrlck's friends were present
and It Is thought that he will be able to
furnish tha required security.
Sherrlck's bond was signed by fourteen
individuals In one trust company.
Prosecuting Attorney Charles R. Benedict
"The present session of the Marlon
county grsnd Jury, 'which was to have
ended this week, will be continued next
week for the Investigation of the case of
David K. Sherrlck. The grand Jury will
also be asked to investigate the charges of
forgery in the notes of W. 8. Wlckard,
which figure In the case."
Warren Blgler, the new auditor appointed
by Governor Hanly, took the oath of office
this afternoon. He said that expert ac
countants would be employed and that the
books of every department of the office
would be examined.
CASH FOR CAMPAIGN
(Continued from First Page.)
my conscience and do what I think la
The senator was unmoved and asked:
"But where did your loyalty to one or the
Assemblyman Rogers broke In and said:
"The senator Is thinking of the Scripture:
'A man cannot serve two masters.' "
Mr. Perkins replied: "My loyalty lies
where my duty Is."
"I want to say," continued Mr. Perkins,
"right here, that since I have been with
J. P. Morgan & Co., during these last four
years, that the company has marketed
more securities than the ,New York Life,
the Equitable and the Mutual have accum
ulated In the last sixty years. Competi
tion Is no longer the life of trade; It is
"Now, about the $soo,flno sale and pur
chase," said Mr. Hughes, breaking in on
Mr, Perkins, "you had the goods In your
vaults at one time?"
"And then you got rid of them for what
"Because it was a good business Invest
ment." "In other syndicate transactions you fur
nished the money?"
"Who conducts the Joint accounts on be
half of the New York Life?"
"I do; all of them."
"In regard to the Boston bonds, you
bought them to sell at a profit and to di
vide It up with the partners In the syndi
cate?" "Not at all. We bought them as a good
Investment. We go Into these affairs to
get possession of the bonds and we may
hold them for years for a sale. I am very
proud of this Joint account. I originated
It. I conduct It. It Is our aim to get se
curities at cost prices."
Methods of Syndicates.
"Is the loss divided In these Joint ac
counts?" "Yes, but we reserve the right to with
draw our securities. The other man has
no right to our share of the profits."
As to these joint accounts, Mr. Perkins
said: "When we desire a certain security
we go to a firm and tell them that If they
will take half of a quantity of bonds we
will take the other half. These people
sometimes say: 'We would like to do this,
but It Is Inconvenient at this time, we
haven't tha money.' As we are looking to
loan money, we say: 'If you will be re
sponsible for your share, we will loan you
the money and withdraw our bonds and
carry the rest at bond Interest on Joint
Mr. Perkins explained the method of the
New York Life In dealing with others
along this line, and was then questioned
about a purchase on Novrtnbcr 14, 194, of
tl.000,000 par value Erie convertible 4s at 84,
for which the New York Life paid 0,OGO
to W. S. Fanshaw & Co. He was asked if
Fanshaw & Co. purchased these of J. p.
Morgan & Co., and he replied, they might
have bought them of J. P. Morgan & Co.,
he would And out.
Mr. Perkins was asked as to a number
of temporary loans that appeared on the
books, but he would not testify without
the details and data which he will furnish
at a later session.
Adjournment was taken today at 4 o'clock
to enable members of the committee to re
turn to their homes. There will be no
Session until Wednesday.
Randolph fells of Profit.
When the session of the legislative com
mittee to investigate the life insurance bus
iness was begun today Edmund D.
Randolph, treasurer of the New York
Life Insurance company, was again
called to the stand. He presented a
statement of the profits realised from the
operations of the New York Life Insurance
company's Joint accounts. It showed profits
of 8!S.M1 In ten years and was made out
at the request of Counsel Hughes for the
committee earlier In the week.
A book of the financial transactions In
nonledger contracts kept at Its Hanover
bank office was also presented.
Checks for tmO.OQO were found In the ac
counts of the Hanover bank office of the
company. They were paid to A. Hamilton,
who, Mr. Randolph said, was connected
with the law department. These payments
were made on order of the president, with
out any action whatever by the finance
committee, and Mr. Randolph said he knew
nothing whatever about them. On Decem
ber !M another lntnn,-e of checks ordered
TSlil by the president to the amount of
IM,7o2 whs found, and Mr. Randolph Said
he knew of no one bat the president who
could tell what these Hems were for. As
to Hie statement of the profits presented
earlier. Mr. Randolph referred Mr. Hughes
to George W. Perkins, who has charge of
that part of the oerntlons. Mr. Perkins whs
sent for at this stngo of the proceeding.
- Rack to the Mutnnl.
The sffilrs of the Mutual Insurance com
pany were again taken up when Augustus
D. Julllnrd, a trustee and a member cf
the finance committee of the Mutual, wn
called. Mr. Julllnrd Is a stockholder In
the Guaranty Trust company. United
States Mortgage and Trust company. Mm
rlstown Trust coinpsny. Fifth Avenue
Trust company , Morton Trust company
nnd Title Guarantee and Trust company
and the National Hank of America. He
said he Individually participated In syndi
cates for the purchase of bonds, but that
his personal participations were In no way
Influenced by the fact that the Mutual
Life Insurance company wss also a partici
In one of the Japanese bond syndicates
Mr. Jullltard participated, but withdrew
no bonds. He put up no money, but shared
In the profits. In the United States of
Mexico bond syndicate Mr. Juillard was
Interested. The Mutual Life Insurance
company took M.OOO.osm n bonds and the
members of the syndicate, while putting
up no money, shared In the distribution
Concerning the United States of Mexico
syndicates, of which Mr. Juillard was a
member, Mr. Hughes said.
"In these the Mutual bought bonds In
the open market and so participated in
the profits of the syndicate."
"Were all the other members of the
finance committee In that?"
"Members of the finance committee, act
ing individually. I cannot tell whether
they were or not," declared the witness.
Perkins Tells Thin.
George W. Perkins, vice president of the
New York Life Insurance company and
partner In the firm of J. P. Morgan & Co.,
took the stsnd. He presented his original
contract with the New York Life, which
was a letter, from his father. In 1872, offer
ing him a position as clerk. It was dated
Pittsburg, March 27, 1872, and said In part:
I have obtained a situation for you with
the New York Life to act for the present
as my clerk at a salary of 15 per month,
commencing April 1, Id, 2. Its continuance
will depend upon your Improvement In
spelling and writing, which will need to be
very rapid; also upon your care to attend
to everything given you to do promptly
without making any blunders or mistaken,
and If in every respect you are honest,
truthful and faithful In your duties, It will
lead eventually to some better position.
Mr. Beers hopes that you will prove to be
the coming man for the company. 1 will
Instruct you about your duties In detail
when I reach Chicago.
Mr. Perkins went on:
"I want to say I was 16 years old when
the letter was written. I wanted to leave
school and go to work at once. I have
tried to live up to the Injunctions in this
Mr. Perkins said he succeeded to the
first vice presidency In 1903, with a salary
of (25,000. Before he entered the firm of
J. P. Morgan & Co. he drew a salary of
$75,000 from the New York Life, but It was
reduced upon entering this firm.
Turned Money Back,
Mr. Perkins entered with great detail into
the manner of his becoming a partner In
the Morgan house and also his relations to
the New York Life. He declared that any
profits accruing to him oh bonds sold .to tne
New York Life by J. P. Morgan & Co. he
turned bsck to the Insurance company by
his personal cherk.
Mr. Perkins was asked If W. 8. Fan
shawe & Co. purchased bonds of J. P. Mor
gan & Co.
"They do," was the reply.
"Does the New York Life buy of W. .
"They do, but what's your point?" the
witness demanded. "Do you want to know
If there ia any underground method
whereby I get a profit in securities sold to
the New York Life?"
"That's it," said Mr. Hughes.
"Well, there's nothing of the kind done,"
Mr. Perkins replied.
"Will you tell us, Mr. Perkins, what ex
actly are the relations of the New York
Life and the J. P. Morgan company? Do
you personally profit by these relations?"
Bis; Surplus In Sight.
Mr. Perkins arose and said:
"We have been very successful In devel
oping our agency work. Our business was
increasing and the organization pretty well
completed. We made an estimate as to
what the figures would reach and we found
that In twelve years It would reach $1,000,
000,000. It was a startling proposition and
It became evident that we ought to have
banking facilities. We wanted a man con-
I versant with the work. I was selected, after
discussion, for the work. We wanted to
connect the man who was to be Insured
with the people who were to invest his
money. At this time Mr. Morgan made me
a flattering offer.
"I could not see my way clear to leave
the New York Life and I declined the offer.
As a result of that declination I had my
salary raised to $75,000 a year. While that
was large, it was not more than what I re
fused from Mr. Morgan.
"Finally, one day the proposition was
made to me to occupy the dual position I
now occupy with both concerns.
"The arrangements I made were that my
salary should be reduced In the New York
Life and that my efforts should be directed
toward the banking business."
Engineers Get Higher Wages.
COLUMBUS. O., Sept. 15. Engineers of
the Hocking Valley railroad have Just been
given a voluntary Increase In their wages.
The matter of making a demand for
cents per mile for all engineers was In the
0 The Delicious Fuji
Flavor of Lowney' dis
tinguishes it from all
Th natural product of the cholctst
Cocoa brant, sod free from dysa, aaui.
fce rants sua chsmical " treatment. M
f iscal mid any where st any prtos.
T4 Lmmty Rich fit Boat Fru.
TBI VAUU K. MWHIT 00., gOtlOg.
hnn1 of s special committee but had not
been acted upon nnd In the meantime rav.
day Intervened und the nu n found In thelt
envelopes the Inctrsxe, bslf of tlic advsnct
In wsges which they had sgreed to demand.
THIEVES BURNTHE BONDS
Handhaa Containing fl!tl.lM In Se
curities Thrown Into meting
House hi Itnbhers.
IX) 9 ANGELES. ui.. Sept. 15,-The home
of Or. W. W. Ordway was net on fire today
and while its occupants were fighting the
flames the Incendiaries stole a handbag
containing $l.sn,iX) i government bonds and
$j0 In gold. They took the money, threw
the bag and bonds Into the fire and es
caped. The bag was recovered before It
bad been destroyed, though many of the
tsinds wore badly scorched.
TESTING THEANTI-PASS LAW
Rallrray Attorney In Wisconsin, Mho
Is Also Votary, Charged with
tslnar Passes Illegally.
PIAINFIEIJ. Wis.. Sept. 15-Charged
with using hlr railroad pass in violation
of the law, w. It. Angelo. an attorney for
the Wisconsin Central Railway company,
and holding a position as a notarv nublio.
was today formally plnced under arrest
i complaint of w. H. Berry, editor of a
wspaper at Waukesha. Wis. The action
for the purpose of testing the arltl-pasa
w passed by the lsst legislature.
Wreck In Illinois.
PEOTUA. Ill . Sent. 15 The ensthnnn
Iake Erie & Western passenger train leav.
ing here at 8:3 went through the dersll at
Gibson City and all of the cars save the
RanMenger coacn in tne rear toppled over.
'o one was killed, hut the engineer and
fireman narrowly escaped death. The en
gine was demolished and baggnee and
smoker are In the ditch badly disabled.
Annual Statement of Morthtrratern.
BT. PAUL. Minn.. Sept. 16 The Chicago
Northwestern Railway company today
made Its annual statement of gross earn
ings and expenditures to the ltallwav and
Warehouse commission. The gross earnings
for the entire rond for the year ending
with July were $,T5.74fi.273 17. The expendi
tures for operation were $.1i.n61.2!U.&3, mak
ing the net earnings $19,1M,040.84.
"On and Off like a Coat"
Suited to every figure,
and every occasion.
FAST COLOR FABRICS
$1.50 and up.
OLUETT, PEABODY A OO-,
i sns pottos
IS Tel arosiD.
" CLUANLINErSS "
It the watchword for health and vigor, com.
fort and beauty. Mankind it learning; not
only the necessity but the luxury of clesrr
lineis. S A POLIO, which has wrought
uch changes In the borne, announces htr
FOR TOILET AND BATH
A special soap which energizes the whole
body, starts the circulation and leaves an
xhilarating glow. Ail irtctri and druigisU.
Prices lfio, I6c, 50c, 75o.
Sun. Mat. 10c, 26o, 60o.
Wednesday and Satur
day Mat. All Beats 26a.
28 MATIN RK TODAY 2Bc.
The Great Western Melodrama
BiC- HEARTED JIM
TAnnxo srsnAr matinee
Tomorrow MADISON COKEY Pre
sents Geo. Ade's Musical
PECGY FROM PARIS
With Arthur Deacon A Company of 65.
Com In a: HANI.OVS FANTASMA.
WOODWARD M rf D
THIS AFTERNOON TOXIOHT
W. P. Cullen Tresents the Operatlo
Prices Xc, SOc, 76c, $1.00, $1.60; Mati
nees, Z6c to $1.00. No Free List.
8undsy-HI8 HIGHNESS THE BET.
GRAND OPENING TONIGHT
THE WOODWAHD ITOCK CO.
In Belasco and Fyles Military Drama
THE GIRL I LEFT BEHIND ME
Prices Night and Sunday Matinees,
10c and 25c; Tuesday, Thursday, Satur
day Matinees, loc and 'C
Week Sept I4-A ROYAL FAMILY.
SEATS ON SALE.
PECIAI. Scuepp'e routes and Uoga
Will Hold a Keceptlon Kor the
Children on tne fttaae at the
NOTE The Certain Will Hlse at HtW
Price-: 10a. 20c. SOc.
VIHTON STREET PARK
OMAHA VS DENVER
Sept. 13, 14, 15, 16.
Friday, Sept. 15, Ladies' Daj
Oamo Called 3:45,
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