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VOI a M.I XU. J.
FUNK NAMES MEN
' FOLLOWING HIM
Three Detectives Shadowing Witness
' ia Lorimer Cue at Hearing
' ' WhenitV
DRAMATIC EPISO.. t 'HEARING
V Act as
Tells Row He Got Acquai;
','" One of Them
TELLS ABOUT SWEAT-BOX PROCESS
Harvester Man Tell, of Talk with i
Detective Kara Ittalne, Whom
Ma Had Hera In thlraa-o
WASHINGTON, June 27.-There was an
other dramatic episode in the hearing of the J
lorfmer cam today when Clarence H. Funk,
general manager of the International Har
vester company announced that three of the
four detectives alxiut whose surveillance
ho told the committee yesterday were pres
ent at today's session. The committee sum
moned the detertlvea as witnesses.
Mr. Funk called attention to the matter
. at the opening of today's hearing before
the senate committee. No time was fixed
for the testimony of the detectives, who,
Mr. Funk declared yesterday, were hired
to trail Mm and one of whom Mr. Funk
declared had confessed the nature of his
employment and the Identity of his em
Counsel for Mr. Lorimer Immediately pro
ceeded with the cross-examination of Mr.
Funk, regarding the alleged request to him
by Edward Hlnes for an International Har
vester company contribution of SIO.,000 to
reimburse those who '"contributed 1100.0M
to put, Lorimer across at Springfield."
4 . TaJks with Detective.
Mr. Funk today publicly announced that
the detective 'who admitted he had been
employed to shadow him was named Blaine
and belonged to a Chicago agency.
Mi1. Funk said 'that when he came to
Washington. 'he recognised' a young man
standing by him on the street. He had last
seen him in Chicago.
"1 spoke to him." decjared Mr. Funk.
"It was on Pennsylvania avenue and I tu
waiting for a car. He crossed the street
as I did and when I got oa the car, he did
o. I asked him to ait by me.
" 'Ton are back on the Jobr I said.
" 'Yea,' he responded. .
" How do you ynjoy it?" I asked him.
' 'Am not proud of my work,' he said.
"Then I gave hint some fatherly advice,
telling him I did not think much of the
detectlv business and that he had better
get Into some business that had a future.
"Just before we got up ( to the senate
offlca building, he said that I had 'ditched'
two of his aaeodstes and he supposed that
ha would lose hla Job it he lost me. tald
"htm 1 tribunal. r could fix ' It up alt right
.. and 'that J 'would promise not to 'ditch'
him." -y '
"That Isn't a sweatbox," Interrupted Mr.
Ilynea. "Tell .ua about that."
The 'witness said the sweatbox process
was adopted in hla room at a local hotel.'
It was Id hs room, Mr. Funk said, that
the detective told him" the name of his
. Attorney Hynes asked the witness further
about his testimony that Mr. Hlnes did not
seem to be under the Influence of liquor
when the alleged request for a Lorimer
contribution was made.
Mr. Funk said he had never seen Hfnes
take a drink nor even smoke a cigar.
. "What haa that got to do with this In
vestigation," Inquired Senator Kern.
"Oh, no offense was meant," Inter
rupted Mr.' Hynea. "I amoke too." -
"I didn't think It would be offensive to
a man from Chicago to ask him if ha. took
a drink," declared Senator Kenyon.
Mr. Funk left the witness stand and W.
H. .Cook of Duluth,. a lumber man, was
sworn. His testimony was largely a reitera
tion of his narrative before the Helm com
mittee at Springfield. III.
Dalath Lamhermaa Called.'
He reiterated an alleged conversation
with Mr. Hines at the Grand Paclflo hotel
In Chicago In May, 1909. It was at that
time, Mr. Cook declared, Mr. Hines re
marked he was "havlug a of a time.'"
"Now, for instance' Mr. Cook testified
' Mr. Hlaes said, "there ia old Stephenson.
After I got him elected he has gone down
there and started working for free lumber.
The southern democrats are the worst of
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Pointed Questions Asked About His
Visits to Springer Ranch Mrs.
Springer Writes Letters. , , .
IRNVKR. June 17. Frank Harold Hen
woM subjected to a grilling cross-
examination liv lUstrlct Attorney Klltott
today in Henwocd's trial for the murder
of George E. Copeland.. The prosecuting
attorney dwelt upon the statements of
Henwood on prevlouii days that his trouble
with Von Phul was the outgrowth of
efforts of Henwood to protect the home
of .John W. Kprlngrr from the threats
of Von Thill, who. Henwood BtP.". had
Announced his Intention of srndlng to Mr.
Springer certain letters written by Mrs.
PprlriKer to Von Phul.
Prosecutor Klllott took the witness ba CK
l May li, a eeK oeiurfj inf bhwhiir,
occasion of a vielt by Henwood to the
Bprlngrr ranch. ,. . .
Henwood denied vehemently that he had
been discovered with his arms around Mrs.
Springer' by the housekeeper at the ranch.
He also answered other questions In the
He admitted, however, that his room wm
une of the suite occupied hy Mis., Springer
and was only separated from her own by
a bath room, to which the doors led.
"In all these relations you had In mind
only the one puriHisc of maintaining the
peace of the Springer household?" ask'd
the' district attornev.
The witness bowed In affirmation.
Henwood Identified the , revolver with
which the shooting was done, but he could
not be Induced to admit the shooting of
He was asked about' the statement
credited to him the niirht of the shooting
to the effect that he had no regrets con
cerning Von Phul.' but that he was aorry
about Cooeland and Atkinson. '
. "I stated that I had no regrets about
Von Phul. but I am sorry now that he, Is
dead." said the witness.
Pending the arrival. of Mrs. Springer for
a brief cross-examination Deputy District
Attorney D. C. Bailey testified.
He stated .that twentv or twenty-five
letters signed "Iia belle" were found In
Von Phul's room after the shooting. Isa
bella. Is Mrs. Springer's given name.
Attorney John T. Bottom, for the de
fense. In cross-examining Mrs. Springer,
Introduced a letter signed "Mabel' and
addressed to Mrs. Springer.
Mrs. Springer had previously admitted
that Von Phul had been in the habit of
writing her letters and signing them
The letter written from Kansas City sug
gested that a certain "double croeser's"
presence was unnecessary at the Springer
ranch and' that the writer was coming to
Denver for the purpose of knocking said
person's "block off."
The district attorney obtected vigorously
to the introduction of the letter and before
Ita admission the court announced a recess.
The prosecutlnr attornev brought out
that Mrs. Springer had written to'Von
Phul In St. Louis, as late as May lu,
urging. him to come to TJenveK." , ., . r
"YansBntvoord Hall. . "stock" ealeeman,
testified that he was with CocelatvT In the
Brown. Palace hotel the night of the shoot
ing, when Henwood passed bv. 'remarking:
"Stick around. Tan. there Is liable to
something doing." .
The defense rested at 11:30 a. m
Both Bond Issues
Beaten by the Voters
at Special Election
Water and Court - House Securities
Denied by Vote that Seems ,
Returns from the special election in
Omaha and Douglas county, called to pass
on Issues of water bonda and court house
bonds, . indicate that both Issues were de
feated. In Omaha the chief Interest was In the
water bond Issue of IA 260, 000, but the vote
waa very light, less than 6,000 in the total.
The vote in tha county waa even lighter
than in the city, but waa against the court
house bond Issue, s
Serious Explosion on
Submarine Boat Pike
Chief Maohinist and Two Other Men
Burned by Back Fire of Gas
BAN DIEGO. Cal., June 17. Explosions
on the submarine Pike Monday afternoon,
cauaed by a "backfire" In the gasolln en
gine, severely burned F. W. Elliott, a
chief maohinist J. Q. Jeffries, machinist's
mate, and Ia B. Walker, electrician. Elliott
Is the most severely Injured, but wUl re
cover. Other sailors In tha boat at the
ttme eacaped uninjured.
The accident occurred Just ae tha angina
waa started. There -waa an explosion In
the crank pit. and this waa foUowed a
second, caused by Igniting gases. Walker
Instantly turned oft tha swttoh and prob
ably thua prevented a disaster.
. Sailors on tha dock rescued their Im
prisoned shipmates. Tha injured were
taken to "sick hay" en tha Iris and are
doing well. Tha Plka apparently waa not
Captain Bayno Ellis, acting commander
of tha submarine squadron, ordered a court
Inquiry to convene tomorrow.
TRAIN ROBBER SUSPECT
HELD IN NEW YORK
Mas Who Iteeemhles Bandit Wasted
at Cofleyvllles Kaaau, U
NEW YORK. June 17. A man who says
he la Michael Ferguson of No. IT Wilcox
street, "Providence, Mass.," la locked up
at Jersey City because he la aald to re
semble a rogues' gallery portrait of Elmer
J. McUardy, alias Frank Curtla. There ia
a reward of ILOOO outstanding for the cap
ture of Curtla. who la wanted oa a charge
iOf holding up a Missouri Paclflo train at
Ferguson's detention followed hla appli
cation at the United States recruiting of floe
oo for admission to the army. Sergeant Lem
uel H. Betty, who la lu charge of the re
cruiting office, became auspicious and sum-
1 moned the police. He could find no mention
of such a town aa Providence, Mass. Betty
noticed a "V" shaped scar over the man's
left aye, which corresponded to a elmllar
mark oa the portrait of Curtla.
Senator La Follette Objects to Agree
ment to Vote on Reciprocity
Rill on July 24.
INSURGENTS AID DEMOCRATS
Indications that Bill Must Await
Action on Tariff Measures. .
Willing to Agree to Vote Two Weeks
After Action on Wool Bill.
PLANS OF THE DEMOCRATS
Mr. Williams Maya They Expect to
. Pass several Small Hills and
tfct Some of Them Will
WASHINGTON, June 27. Arr attempt by
Senator Penro-e of the srnate f. nance com
mittee to Ilx July 24 r r a vote' on the Ca
nadian reciprocity bill w as defeated In the
senate today through Eenatbr La, Follette'a
The debate Indjcattd that a portion of
the republican lnM.rgentt and some demo
crats will fight to have the wool revision
and the free 1st bills passed, first so that
the president will have to act on them be
fore the senate pavx'es the reciprocity bill.
The Penrose resolution propoHed a vole
on the reciprocity bill July 14, a vote on
the wool revision bill July 26 and a vote
in the free list Mil July 28. Senator ' La
Follette'a objection , was made only to the
vote on the reciprocity bill. .
.. Senator Bailey urged no one .to object
to the other dates, but the republican lead
ers. realised they would be In an embar
rassing situation If the time was fixed for
the wool and free list votes and left un
settled for the reciprocity vote, and Sena
tor Smoot objected. .-''' '. .
Senator La Follette, aald t ; senate ahould
have opportunity to . talk r the reci
procity bill without reetrlcttui.
Saarareatlon by Nelson.
"I will support' a resolution to fix the
dates for voting on the wool bill and the
free list bill r't the reciprocity vote two
weeks later," ... ienator Nelson.
Senators smiled . : the suggestion.
"Have you any information aa to what
the president will do -vtth the free list
and tha -wool bills?" a-.. 1 Senator Bailey.
"No," said Senator Penrose.
"I am compelled to think," eald Senator
Bailey, "that the senator from Pennsyl
vania calculates that If all these bills can
be put up to thepresldtnt separately the
result will be that he will approve the
reciprocity bill and veto tha other two
bills." , -
Benator Bailey aald it waa Inconceivable
that the president would veto the reciproc
ity bill which he desired,' because some
other ' tariff bill waa attached to it, un-
leaa he intended -to 'veto tha other Mil Iff
It came te- hlm epara-tely, -
"Is It perfectly apparent that the presi
dent will refuse to sign the reciprocity .bill
if It Is mixed up with a general tariff re
vision -- aid Benator Williams of Missis
sippi. "By1 wHat authority d you say that the
president will veto general tariff bills?"
asked Senator Nelson. ,
"By the authority of common sense,"
retorted Mr. Williams. .
"Then Is all this fight to pass the wool
bill and the free list bill simply a playing
of politics? demanded Benator Nelson.
Plana of Democrats.
"No," said Senator Williams, "we do not
expect to pass a general tariff bill. We
Intend to pass several small bills on the
more-important subjects. In the hope that
one or two of th will meet the approval
of the president''
Senator Bailey declared that the demo
crats had no chance of passing the wool
and free list bills without the support of
"It Is perfectly apparent that the pro
gram adopted by the democrats will result
In the passage of the reciprocity bill and
the veto of any bills looking to the general
tariff revision," aald Benator Dixon.
"I do not propose to Join In any proposi
tion," said Senator Bailey, "that requires
the democrats to Join with the stalwarts to
pass this reciprocity, bill and then leave
us to Join with the Insurgents to pass bills !
that will be sure to be vetoed."
Benator Williams declared the democrats
could not secure enough republlcaa votes
to pass a general tariff bill except aa an
amendment to the reciprocity bill so aa to
kill both measures.
Senator Cummins declared the Insurgents
were willing to take the reeponsllbUty of
delaying the rota on tha reciprocity bill
unm every feature of it bad been dis
Benator Penrose repUed that though Be
fore tha seriate but three weeks there had
been little debate upon tha bill.
Mere Tariff Bills la Benee.
Following talk with President Taft at
tha White Houee today, Speaker Champ
Clark reiterated the statement, made sev
eral days ago, that the demoo ratio house
would continue te bombard the senate with
revised tariff schedules aa loner aa congress
remained in session. It waa reported from
sources close to the) president that his an
nounced objection to what he had termed
"haphasard" revision of the tariff, es
pecially it this session of congress, con
tinues aa strong aa ever.
Negro Hanged by
a Mob in Georgia
Man Taken to Atlanta for Safe Keep
ing . Lynched . on Being Re
turned for Trial
ATLANTA, Q., June 27. Tom ' Alien, a
young negro charged with attacking a
white woman In Walton county, waa taken
off a train near Social Circle. Oa.. today
and hanged by a nob. 6evaraJ weeka ago
he waa taken to Monroe, Oa., for trial un
der guard of auto troops. It being f-sjed
then that he would be lynched. The J'wdge
postponed the trial and declared the pres
ence of soldiers unnecessary. The negro
was brought to Atlanta for safe keeping
and waa being returned to Monroe for trial
MONROE, Oa.. June CT.-The same mob
which thla morning - lynched Tom Allen
stormed the Jail this afternoon here and
lynched Joe Watts, another negro, who
waa being held oa avsplclon. who had been
arrested while prowUag around the home of
a white man.
From the Washington Stat,
BISHOP PARTRIDGE INSTALLED
Episcopal Prelate from Japan Head
of Diocese of Kansas City.
CEREMONY OF ENTHRONEMENT
First Time In History of Chsrch that
MUalenary Blahep Has Been .
' Translated. Back tej'the
'KANSAS CITT.'Juneja -rlrTthe presenct-j
of visiting bishops from half a dosen mid
dle western diocese, scores of elergy from
other cities and a throng of members of his
new flock,- the Rt. Rev. Sidney C Part
ridge, formerly bishop of Kyoto,i Japan,
was today enthroned bishop of the Protes
tant Episcopal diocese of Kansas City in
succession to the late Bishop K. R. Hat-
will. The ceremony marked the first time
in the history of the church In this coun
try that a missionary bishop has been
transfered back to the United States for
.Other bishops to take part in the Im
pressive formal enthronement ceremony
were: The Rt Rev. C. P. Anderson of ChU
cago, bishop of Chicago; the Rt. Rev. Ed
ward W. Osborne of Springfield, III., bishop
of Springfield; the Rt. Rev. T. N. Morri
son of Davenport, Ia., bishop of Iowa; the
Rt. Rev. M. E. Fawcett, of Qulncy, 111.,
bishop of yulncy; the RL Rev. Arthur W.
Williams of Omaha, bishop of Nebraska;
and the Rt. Rev. F. K. Brooke of. Okla
homa City, bishop of Oklahoma. Oovernor
Herbert S. Hadley of Missouri, Oovernor
Walter R. Stubbs of Kansas, Mayor D. A.
Brown of Kansas City, Mayor Clayton of
St. Joseph, and the commissioners of Kan
sas City, Kan., were present as invited
Ceremony la Grace Charch.
Today's ceremoney began with the cele
bration of the holy communion at the four
Protestant Episcopal churches of the city
at 7:30 this morning. The enthronement
took place In Grace church at 10 o'clock,
conducted by the Rev. J. Stewart Smith,
rector of St. Mary's thla city, and president
of the standing committee, assisted by the
clerical members of that committee. Bishop
Partridge waa presented with the pastoral
staff, the insignia of his pfflue having
the shape of a crook, and conducted to the
Splaoopal chair, which waa draped in pur
ple and surrounded by banked white flow
ers. Then came a solemn Ts Deum, -fol
lowed by. the Holy Eucharist.
An addreaa of welcome waa delivered by
Rev. Edward Henry Eckel, rector of Christ
church, St. Joseph, and responded to by
Bishop Partridare. ,
Less Service la Orient.
Bishop Partridge returne to America after
serving his church for twenty-six years in
the orient He waa elected bishop of Kan
sas City March last, after a close contest
with Bishop Cameron Mann of South Da
kota. Ha was notified of bis election by
cable and a few days later set sail for hla
native land. Bishop Partridae la 64 years
old. hale In health and ef almost athletic
build and color. He la a native of New
Tork. He was graduated from Yale college
In 1A80. and four years later frtm the
Berkeley Divinity school. He became a
minister In 1838 nd went to Shanghai as a
missionary the same year. He taught in
St. John s college, Shanghai, and waa
chaplain of St. Mary's hall In that city
untU 1887. when he went aa a missionary to
Wu Chang. There be stayed until 1899. On
February L 1900. herwaa consecrated bishop
of Kyoto, Japan.
Following the formal ceremony of en
thronement today, a luncheon at a local
hotel was given by the clergy to the bishop
and the visiting bishops and ths diocesan
clergy. At ( o'clock this evening a dinner
wli:,be given to Bishop Partridge and the
visiting bishops at the ' University club.
This will be followed by a publlo recep
tion t'. .the new bishop at tha club.
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Garden Party at
Six Thousand Guests Crowd Spacious
Grounds of .British Monarch's
Residence in London.
LONDON; June 17. The "klng'a' after1
noon, party"- aa tb& coronation garden party
at Bhcktnf ham palace ' this afternoon -Is.
'officially designated, was the' largest affair
of the kind ever held ' Ta - Jhe epaoioue
grounds of their majesties London' resi
dence. No less than 6,000 guests had been
summoned and as all the women were in
rtlie daintiest of summer costumes, the
garden's fifty ai res presented a charming
picture. A bright sun favored the festival.
Brightly painted burgee manned by the
king's boatsmen In scarlet gold liveries
lent a touch of earlier daya to .the scene.
Bands of music were stationed throughout
the garden. ,
King George and Queen Mary with their
royal guests toured the grounds In pro
cession during the afternoon, the other
guests forming avenue as the party ap
peared. Among the guests were the following
Mr., and Mrs. Charles P. Taft and Mlas
Taft, J. Rldgley Carter, American minister
to Roumanla; Richard C. Kerens, American
ambassador at Vienna, and Mra. Kerens;
Mrs. Robert Bacon, wife of the American
ambassador to France; Special American
Ambassador Hammond and Mra. Ham
mond. Wultelaw Reld, . who with Mrs. Reid
was a guest at the garden , "party, whs
presented by the king with a coronation
Taxes Will Become
. Delinquent Friday
WASHINGTON, June 27.-Four daya re
main In which corporations may pay their
federal taxes. A heavy penalty will be
assessed arainat all that have not paid
when the ' treasury closes its doors on
While the government's estimated Income
from that source this year la 121,000,000,
only 114,000000 had been received when the
treasury began business today. More than
10,000 concerns have .nade returns.
For tha last week TOrporatlon tax pay
ments have been coml,g In at the rats ef
about 11.000,000 a day.
Customs Officers in
Inspectors Implicated in Jenkin'i
Jewelry Cue Paid $100 for
Each Trunk Passed.
NEW YORK. June 17. Customs officials
are seeking today evidence that may bring
to light every phase of the Jenkins 1300,000
Jewelry smuggling case, whose ramlflca
tlona are now said to Involve a prominent
New York financial man.
The New Yorker Is said to have been the
father of the scheme whereby goods valued
at nearly 12,000,000 were amuggled Into this
country. Two and possibly more customs
officers are aald to be In the plot, which
had Ita Inception several years ago. These
officers received, It le said 1100 for every
trunk they passed with only a casual In
spection. The New Yorker not only waa
able to smuggle valuable goods, including
much Jewelry, for himself, but thousands
of dollars of dutiable stuff for others, who
became in this way obligated to him.
There will be no compromise In the Jen
kins smuggl'ng case. Deputy Surveyor Parr
la the authority for the statement that ha
learned of the smuggled goods some time
before he confronted Mrs. Jenkins In the
matter. The federal prosecutor is still con
sidering the cases, of a prominent western
manufacturer and a southern coal operator
In connection with the Jenkins smuggling
case, but whether the grand Jury has the
matter in hand as yet, la not known.
If I f1 a 7T1TI7 TDTTCT I TT X flVVTl ! ,roP-s ovef into the boat as the New
MAuAZirilj lilUM AllAUAJjUi1'0''1'''" crossed the finish line. At thla
Periodical Clearing House Charged
with Conspiring to Restrain Trade.
EQUITY BILL FILED TN NEW YORK
Chara-es Foarteen Firms Fix
- - - - I
. for All Magraslaes- by Threats
to Boycott A greets eBd '
' Dealers. '
NjriXORlC. June 3i;-A civil "suit was
filed Irt the United Slates court today for
the, dissolution-of the Periodical plearlng
House and. about a score of other maga-
slne defendants. Tne petition, filed by Dis
trict Attorney Wise, alleges unlawful com
bination and conspiracy to restrain Inter
state trade and foreign commerce In maga
slna and other periodical publications.
The petition charges that the defendanta
since July, 1909, have been engaged In an
Illegal combination, a dissolution of which
ts asked for.
The proceeding In equity la agalnnst the
periodical clearing house. Doublcday, Page
A Co., Crowell Publishing company, S. S.
MoClure ' company. Current Literature
Publishing company, Phillips Publishing
company, Harper A. Bros.. Leslie-Judge
company. Review of Reviews company,
International Magazine company, New
Publication company. Butterlck Publishing
company. Standard Fashion con-many. New
Idea Publishing company, Ridgeway com
pany, American Home Magazine company.
Short ' Stories company, limited (herein
after referred to as defendant publishers);
Frank N. Doubledav. Herbert S. Houston,
Frederick L. Collins. Charles D. Lanier
and Oeorge Von Utassv.
' ' Periodical Clearing; Hoase.
The periodical clearing house. In the peti
tion, is described aa a corporation orga
nized under the lawa of the state of New
York, carrying, on business throughout the
United States and foreign nations with Its
officers And principal place of business
In this city. Its authorized capital stock
Is of the par value of 12,000, consisting of
twenty shares of the par value of 1100 each,
of which fourteen are issued and ou tat and.
The Suburban Press, a New York cor
poration; Good Housekeeping, a Maaschu-
setta corporation, and Hampton's Magazine,
a New York corporation, together with the
defendants' are the stockholders of record
of the defendant periodical clearing house;
Doubleday, Collins, Houston Lanier and
Von Utassy constitute lu board of direc
tors, and Houston, Von Utassy and Lanier
are respectively Its president, vice presi
dent and secretary and treasurer. These
officers of the periodical clearing bouse are
officials also of one or other of the de
fendant corporations engaged In the publi
cation of magazines.
- Fixes Prices far A vests.
The petition recites that prior to July,
1S09, there were upwards of 20,000 corpora
tions and Individuals publishing and sell
ing periodicals In free competition, but fol
lowing the organisation of the periodical
clearing house In July, 1909, notices were
sent to subscription agenciea and agerts
"notifying them that they would have to
sign the contract with the periodical clear
ing house, If such, agencies Intended to
conduct further business With ths 'mem
bers' ef said' periodical clearing house."
The petition then recites that the periodi
cal clearing house prepared a, so-called
"official price list" of magazines and peri
odicals containing rules governing sales of
subscriptions and the "publishers' whole
sale price list." ,
The petition continues)
. "The contracts . force upon the agents
and require them to sell all periodicals
not Usted In the aforesaid lists at the
regular publication price without any re
duction whatsoever. , Tha . publishers of
many of tha periodicals listed in said lists
bavs been and are willing that ths agen
cies shall sell their periodicals to ths pub
lic, at prices less than those fixed by the
defendants .In said pries lists, but aald
agencies havs been and are prevented by
the aforesaid contracts from selling such
subscriptions at less than ths prices fixed
by ths defendants and set for In said
It Is alleged that, ths clearing houas
had a system of fines for offending agents.
BIG BOAT RACE
Ithacans Win Intercollegiate Regatta
from Columbia by Desperate
Sprint at Finish.
TTME ANNOUNCED IS 20:10 4-5
Winners Recover Lost Lead Hundred
Yards from the Line.
PENNSYLVANIA COMES THIRD'
Confusion Prevent Identification of
BEATEN MEN COLLAPSE IN RACE
Stroke Downln and Bovr Oirtmaa
Save of Colamhln Yield to Tee '
rifle Strain Near the
POUOHKEErSIK, June 17. The Inter
collegiate regatta wag won today by Cor
nell university, the official time being1
3O:10H Columbia was a close second. The
official time waa as follows: ' ,
Cornell. 20 10.
Columbia. S0;1S. '
W Ifconsln, i0:S4
Syracuse, 21 :C3H-
The start of the varsity race was an
nounced by a bqrob on the bridge at 6;S1
At the mile, the bridge bombs Indicated
that Cornell was leading with- Columbia
second, Syracuse third, Pennsylvania
fourth and Wisconsin fifth.
At the second mile Cornell waa leading
by half a length, with Columbia fighting
every Inch of the way.
At the third mile Columbia had passed
Cornell and was leading, with ths Ithlcana
rowing desperately to regain their lost po
sition. Pennrylvanla was third.
About a hundred yards from the finish
line the powerful Cornell spurt told upon
the Columbia eight and tha Ithtcan shell ,
gradually pulled away from the New York '
crew. The bow oarsman. Sage of the Co-
lumbla eight, was unable to stand tha
strain and collapsed, i '
Aa they neared tha finish line Cornell
spurted and forged ahead and was lending
by a full length. The Cornell shell shot
across the line first, '
Stroke Downing of the Columbia crew
I point the steward a - boat ran abreast or
tne remaining crews ana it waa lmposaiDia
to describe with accuracy their ' relative
positions. ' . 1
, Within a short time after the finish of
the race, the Columbia oarsmen recovered
and all crews hsrk ttk ' their ' resnsetlva
Governor Dlx, front tha deck of the
"cruiser," appeared . ; greatly elated at
Cornell's victory. . 1 '
Freshraea Usee to Cslambla,
Ths freshmen eight , race waa won ny
Columbia ,by two , lengths.",,: Cpnell ''
second by two length!;' Syracuse, third;
Pennsylvania, fourth, and Wisconsin last.'
All the; crews .finished strong. Official
Wisconsin. 10:38. ,
Columbia's victory today Is the first on.
the Poughkeepsle course In sixteen years.
On June 24, 1896, the Mornlngside crew
carried off the honor.s In the varsity race.
Care of Officer
Iowa Deputy Sheriff Falls by Way.'
side and Man He is in Charge
of Looks After Him.
t - '
CHICAGO, June 27.-An officer of the law
being cared for by r.l prisoner, who had
declined to accept a perfect chance to es
cape, was the curious spectacle presented
at the Harrison street police station today.
The officer of the law was Deputy Sher
iff M. W. Roblson of Folk county, Iowa,
and the Samaritan prisoner C. E. Duggan
who waa being taken to Dea Moines on a
charge of wife abandonment .Duggan was
arrested by Robleon at Indianapolis yes
terday. Duggan and his -captor started
for the depot to take a train for tha Iowa
'We took Just one drink,' but It had
an awfu, effect an Roblson," explained
Duggan. "Something must have been
wrong with It, for It made Roblson help
less. Of course I could have escaped, but
I could not leave him sick and helpless, so
I brought him here, and I guess I'll look
Labor Leaders Will -Not
am-amsmsKs t 4
Samuel Oompers Says that Himself
and Associates Do, Not Believe
Themselves in Contempt -
WASHINGTON, Juns 17. Before leaving
for Indianapolis today to continue his In-
vestlgatlon into the MoNamara kidnapng
case Samuel Oompers intlmrted that no
apology from John Mitchell, Frank Morrl--son,
or himself, would be forthcoming in"
connection with the ruling of Judge Wright
of ths district supreme court, directing
them to show cause by July 17, why they
should not be adjudged In contempt of
Boxes of O'Brien's
Bound trip tickets to Lake
Quart bricks of Dalzell's
ice cream. (
Base Ball Tickets.
All Uvea away tras to tb'yta a .
Mod their names la tha want ads.
Read tha want - ads avery day,
jour nam will appear sometime,
may be mora than ooca.
No putties te solve nor aukecrlp.
tlona to gat Just raad tha waal
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