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TAFT WINS IN
President'! Supporters Control Be'
publican Convention by Ma
jority of 105.
PLATFORM P RAISES PRESIDENT
Says He Deserves Another Term on
Basis of Work Accomplished.
B00SEVELT FOLLOWERS BOLT
Bump Convention Meets in Bear of
Hall and Selects Delegates.
KEW HEADS THE REGULARS
Otker Delraatrs-at-Lartre Are For-
rr Vice President Palrkaaks,
Jum B. Wilm aad Jf
cph D. Oliver.
INDIANAPOLIS. Ind.. March S6.-The
Indiana, republican convention today
adopted a resolution Instructing the
stale a four dlegates-at-Iarge to the na
tional convention to vote for the renoml
Jiatlon of President Taft. National Com
mitteeman Harry 8. New, former Vice
President Charles W. Fairbanks, James
K. Watson and Joseph O. Oliver were
elected delegates. r
The Taft (action had a majority of 1
over the supporters of Colonel Roose
velt. The Roosevelt delegates held a separate
convention In the rear of the hall on the
adjournment of the regular convention
nd elected aa delegates-at-Iarge former
tknator A. J. Bevcridge, Fred Lsndls,
tdwln M. Lee and Charles H. Campbell
Instructions of the four delegates at
large to vote for President Taft. Is
coupled with-an attack on political poll
ties approved by Colonel Roosevelt In the
majority report of the committee on reso
lutions. "The initiative, referendum and recall,"
ays the majority report, "would weaken
nd destroy the strength and perpetuity
ot our system of representative govern-j
"The unbroken custom of limiting the
presidential tenure to a period of two
terms,'' Is held to have "the potency of
a constitutional limitation." President
Tail's administration is praised and It Is
maintained he Is entitled to reno mi nation.
Fourteen members of the Indiana dele-
Cation of thirty to the national conven
tion have been Instructed to vote for the
renominatloa of Taft, and the Roosevelt
forces have two. Seven district conven
tions are yet to be held, and a roll call
of the delegations today Indicated that
Roosevelt would carry five and Taft two,
making the final division of the Indiana
representation eighteen for Taft and
twelve for Roosevelt. ...
OHIO , DEMOCRATS FOR WILSOX
Froa;raeslve Lraarae Totea to Sapper
'm Jersey (Jeveraor.
COLUMBUS, O, March -fhe Ohio
' Democratic Progressiva league today In
Wilson of New Jersey for the presidential
nominal lea at the primaries May It
The league maintained Hi previous pol
icy of mentioning no other candidate by
name, referring to "the only candidate
for the presidential, nomination from
Ohio" as a pronounced reactionary "wht
refused to vote the democratic ticket In
WANTED FOR CONGRESSMAN
SIOUX FALLS. 8. D., March 2S.-(Spe-cisl.)
At meeting held by a number of
farmers residing In the vicinity of Baltic
twelve miles north of Sioux Falls, It was
decided that they would not give their
endorsement to any candidate for eon-
cress who was a lawyer or a banker
ffheae two professions have been placed
under a ban so far as they are concerned.
There are only two republican candidates
for congress In this district, one being a
banker and the other a lawyer, so the
farmers" assembled in the meeting at Bal
tic will make an effort to get a third
candidate In the field who Is not a mem
ber of either of these professions. A. L.
VanOsdel of Mission Hill, who last Sat
urday decided to withdraw from the race
for the republican nomination to the gov
ernorship and who Is considering being
a. candidate for nomination to the office
of lieutenant governor on the republican
ticket. Is being mentioned by those be
hind the Baltic meeting as a suitable can
didate for congress, but whether he will
decide to make the race yet is unknown.
For Nebraska Unsettled, with rain or
For Iowa Increasing cloudiness, with
ralu by afternoon or night.
. Hour. Dec.
6 a. m S3
C a. m 2
1 a. m S2
a. m 8
a. m Si
N a. m ST
11 a. m st
U m. 41
1. n. as. 41
S C at at
S u. m 41
4 a. aa............ 41
4 p. m.... ....... 4
f a. m .. 40
s p. m. M
Comparative Less I Ueeerel.
mi. mi. we. ttoa.
Highest yesterday....,,. 4J M 44
Lowest yesterday 13 ' 31 M
Mean temperature 3S 45 ;i
Precipitation OS .3 .09 T
Temperature and precipitation denar-
tures from the normal:
Normal temperature 41
Deficiency for the day S
Total deficiency since March 1 S4S
Normal precipitation 04 Inch
Deficiency for the day (ifi inch
Total rainfall since March 1.... i.44 inches
Excess since March 1 1.77 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period, 1911. .4 Inch
Deficiency for cor. period. Ml. 1.06 inches
Station and Temp. High- Rein
state ok vt earner. l p.m. est. fall.
Cheyenn. snowing 5
Davenport, cloudy 38
Denver, cloudy. St
Dee Moines, pt. cloudy.... 48 c .en
Dodge City, cloudy 44 4t .
Lander, snowing 33 34 .et
Omaha, cloudy. 40 43 .OS
Puebio, rloudy at 44 T
Rapid City, cloudy 4 44 .
Salt Lake City, cloudy.... 48 it .01
Santa ". pt. cloudy 4S U .n
Sheridan, clear..... SB 43 .el
Sioux City, cloudy.. ...... St 4 .4
Valentine, cloudy 42 tit .j
T Indicates trace of predpttation.
U A. WELSH. Local Forecaster.
The National Capital
Tuesday, March 2,
' The Senate.
In session 1:45 p. m.
Resumed debate on Stephenson election
Representatives Howard and Bartlett of
Georgia unfed before senate and house
joint subcommittee of Judiciary commit
tee's postponement of action on proposed
workmen's compensation bills.
The House. -
Met at noon.
Began consideration of diplomatic and
wiitr appropriation Dill.
Florida Everalades land Investigation
President Taft submitted the report on
roiion. recommended revision of tariff
anu reductions in dutv.
HePresentatlve Sulacr Introduced his
last session bill to create a. dt-iuirttmnt
Representative Foster nf llllfiofa Intra.
dueed a bill calling for a mlnina Indus
try commission to make an exhaustive
inquiry into mining conditions.
New York Primary
Returns Give Taft
Lead -Over Colonel
NEW YORK. March .-The first pri
mary returns received at the republican
county headquarters gave the organisa
tion candidate 111 votes to 3S for the
Roosevelt delegates. County Chairman
Koenig claimed that returns from sev
enty-five out of SSi election districts
Indicated organisation victories In every
congressional district of the city on
ratio of S to t
In New York City the fight centered In
the boroughs of Manhattan and the
Bronx and "up state" the principal con.
tests were In the Thirty-third district,
where Vice President Sherman voted, and
the Twenty-sixth district, -where the pro
gressives had In the field a ticket for
national delegate headed by Lawrence
Abbott, Colonel Roosevelt's editorial asso
ciate, the administration forces there be
ing led by former Governor Odell.
Fair weather brought out a record prl
mary vote In this city. The total renub-
itcen enrollment In New York county Is
- Outside of the republican struggle for
national delegates the primaries today
were Interesting as the first to be held
under the new state law. The democrats
voted under the law today for delegates
for the state convention, where the na
tional delegates will be chosen and mem
bers of the various party committees.
Interest In the election here centered In a
number of contests for the leadership of
Theodore Roosevelt left late today on
his western speech making tour, protest
ing vigorously against what he declared
to be the "scandalous" way the "county
machine" was behaving In connection
with the primaries fight II he called
Police Commissioner Waldo on the tele
phone from his editorial offices and pro
tested against the refusal of Mayor Gay-
nor to afford police protection to Roose
velt watchers at the primaries. He said
that Commissioner Waldo bad promised
that hit Interests would be protected at
There has never been anything more
scandalous," Colonel Roosevelt said,
"(ffn the way the county machine Is
conducting this fight for President Taft
In New York county. They first threw
out ll Inspectors who were known to
favor my candidacy, and I have just re
ceived word that the Roosevelt watchers
have been thrown out of the polling
Invalid in London;
Couple Locked Up
LONDON. March 36. -Hugo Ames,
author and formerly private secretary to
Sir Julian Pauncefote at the British em
bassy at Washington, and his N-ousin,
Mrs. Flora Northesk-Wllson of Califor
nia, who were arrested here March t on
a charge of bigamy, appeared today be
fore a Bow street police court magistrate.
Who committed the prisoners to the OH
Bailey court for trial.
The charge of bigamy Is based on the
fact that Mr. Ames, after having pro
curred a divorce at Boise, Idaho, from
hbj wife, Kate Ames, married at Port
land, Ore., Mrs. Flora Northesk-Wllson.
The English courts held the American di
vorce to be Invalid in this country and
the subsequent marriage bigamous.
PARIS, March S.-At a specially con
veaed meeting of the French cabinet to
day It was decided to strengthen and cen
tralise the French detective department
and to organise a division of secret ser
vice men to operate In swift automobiles
so as to cope with the new type of crim
inal called the "auto bandit"
A general alarm waa sent out from the
prefecture of police to all the police
authorities throughout Europe In connec
tion with the murders committed yester
day by the gang that has terrorised the
highways of Europe. No trace, however.
has been found of the brigands, who
besides killing a chauffeur at Vllleneuve,
St. Georges, help up a bank at Chantllly,
killing two of the employes and wouni
Ing another and stealing SW0.
TOWNSEND IS NAMED FOR
" MARSHAL IN DELAWARE
WASHINGTON. March !&-Presldent
Taft today sent to the senate '.be nomi
nation of Ueorge L. Townsend to be
United States marshal for Delaware.
Several weeks ago the president with
drew from the senate the nomination of
Cornelius P. Swain for tola position,
charges having been made that Swain
had been involved In alleged vote buying.
Swain was as id at that time to nave been
supporting Senator Dupont of Delaware,
aa hnveatigatloa of which was threatened.
MISTRIAL ANNOUNCED IN
CRAWFORD POISON CASE
ntTW ORLHANB, March X-The pre.
Id lag judge at the trial of Annie Craw,
ford, accused of having murdered ber
sister Elise through administration of
morphine, announced a mistrial today.
FREE FROM GUILT
Jury in Famous Criminal Case Re
turns Verdict of Sot Guilty
After Nineteen Hours' Work.
ONLY THREE BALLOTS TAKES
Defendants and Attorneys Delighted
with Prompt Action.
PROVISIONS AND STOCKS RISE
Pork, Bacon and Lard Go Up When
Decision is Announced.
JURORS ANXIOUS TO GET HOME
Mraaber f Panels Says Attempt
Was Made te Analyse Klttare
Presented) by th eOevera
Ci.ICAGO. March X "Not guilty" waa
the verdict which the jury returned today
In the trial of the ten Chlraso packers
accused by the government of violation
of tike criminal sections of the Sherman
The verdict was returned before United
States District Judge Carpenter after the
jury had deliberated more than nineteen
The court room was crowded and a hur
rteu exit of many from the court room
following the verdict was checked by the
Thomas J. Connors and Edward Tllden
were the only defendants In court when
the verdict was read. They were soon
after joined by Kdward F. Swift, Charles
H. Swift, Francis A. Fowler snd J. Ol
den Armour, who hurried to the court
room on receipt of notice that the jury
had reached a vtidlct. Kdward Morris.
Louis II. lleyman, Arthur Meeker and
Louis F. Swift did not reach the federal
building until after the proceedings In
the court were completed.
Three Ballots Taken.
Three ballots weretaken today on the
question of guilty or not guilty. The
first ballot resulted eight for acquittal
and four for conviction. The second
ballot allowed eleven for acquittal and
one for conviction. The third ballot was
unanimous for acquittal.
The only ballot taken last night was
on the question whether If one wss
guilty, all were guilty. This ballot stood
ten to two In favor of the proposition.
The verdict wss handed to the cclrk of
the court by Juror J. E. Harvey, who
was selected as foreman. It read:
"We. the jury, find the defendants not
United Stele District Attorney James
H. Wllkerson was deeply affected by the
verdict. He jumped to his feet as the
words sounded through the court room
and tears filled his eyes.
I have nothing to say," was bis only
comment, aa he walked from the court
ThfiCQUrt n.-i'ut.l. J L v lh..
Jerora Aailoas to Get Masse.
3. H. Edwards of Strcator, on of th
jurors, discussing the proceedings la ths
jury room, said:
'The reason on which the acquittal
was based was that we gave the de
fendants the benefit of the doubt. We
did not believe that the government had
made out a strong case. The people had
not suffered and we 'could not see our
way clear to convict the defendants under
the evidence presented. We did not at
tempt to analyse the figures presented
by the government and decided the case
on the broad lines of the arguments Slid
th testimony which we remembered.
We were all nervous and anxious to
get home and avoided any unpleasant
debate In the Intervals between the bal
Counsel for the defendants were jubll
ant over the verdict. George T. Buck
ingham who throughout the trial repre
sented th Swift Interests, ssld:
The verdict was what I expected.
The government failed to make out
case and for that reason we declined to
offer any evidence."
PiavUloas and Marks Rise
After the announcement of the verdict
In the packers' trial provisions advanced
all around. Th rise was U cents for
pork and bacon and TH to 10 cents for
The addition to the cost of packing
house products was attributed on 'change
to active covering by shorts and to sym
pathy with a bulge In the price of corn.
Swift lc Co. shares advanced 2 points
on the Chicago Stock exchange today an
hour before the verdict. After the Jury
had come In a further jump upward oc
curred, making a total advance of I
tad of Laas Legal Battle.
The trial of the ten Chicago packers on
charges of conspiracy In maintaining
a combination In restraint of trade In
violation of the criminal provisions of the
Sherman anti-trust law, which began De
cember 4, is th closing chapter of a long
legal battle waged by the government
against the packers.
The heads of the packing companies in
the proceedings are named as Individual
defendants and a verdict of guilty under
the law would make them liable to either
a fine of SaOW each, or imprisonment for
one year or both penalties.
The ten defendants are:
J. Olden Armour, president Armour A
Arthur Meeker, director and general
lanager armour at Co.
Thomas J. Connors, director and aea-
eral superintendent Armour A Co.
Louis Sr. Swift, president Swift ft Co.
Edward F. Swift, vice president Swift
Charles IL Swift, director Swift 4 Co.
Francis A. Fowler, manager beef de
partment Swift 4t Co.
Edward Morris, president Morris A Co.
Louis H. Heyman. manager beef deoart-
inent Morris A Co.
Edward Tllden. oresldent National Pack.
The government contended:
That prior to 1902 artces were fiierf.
shipment regulated and territory divided
by the old beef pool which met every
That after the old beef pool dissolved
in l&S the packers held secret meetings
at each others homes.
That the National Packing company,
since it organisation in 1903, haa been
used as the "clearing bouse" for the al
That the packers adopted a test cost
and margin aystem whick waa ased In
the purchase of cattle and the sale of
Continued on Secoad Pace.)
v r J
From the Kansas t'lty Star.
BURLINGTON TRAIN WRECKED
Eastound Passenger Derailed by Soft
Track Hear Superior.
ENGINEER DEAD, FIREMAN HURT
Easier, Trader aad Pear tars
Tara Over Wtrs Kaabaakaaeat
erasable ladcr Uelght
of the Train.
Th first railroad wreck attributed di
rectly to th Nebraska spring floods oc
curred at I o'clock this morning on V f
Burlington near Rostwick, Neb., nln.
mile west of Superior, when train No.
11, th Denver and St. Louis passenger,
leaving Denver at 1S:M o'clock yesterday
afternoon, went In th ditch.
Engineer Hall Temple wss blatantly
killed, his head being mashed and one
leg broken. Klreman Fred Raney bad a
serious compound fracture of the right
lag, bis kn was dislocated and face snd
body frightfully burned. O. M. I'aviesol
had one leg slightly burnud. A few o'
th passenger were slightly Injured, none
of them seriously. The Injured fireman
and the dead engineer were taken to thoir
homes la Wymor on a relict train.
For a long distance west of Superior
th Burlington road follows th Repub
lican river. For a number of days til"
Republican through th southern part of
Nebraska has been out of Its banks, flood
Ing the bottoms. Over all portions of th
flooded section Burlington trainmen, fol
lowing Instructions from headquarters.
have been exercising the greatest pre
caution. Consequently No. 14 was moving
eastward slowly, going at a rpeed not
exceeding twenty miles per hour.
Trala Was Haaalag Mlonly.
When Engineer Temple got Ms order
at Red Cloud, the third atatlon west of
where the wreck occurred, they showed
a clear track and the line In good cnndl
tlon. Knowing of the high water in the
Republican he was cautiously feeling his
way. Everything went well until he
reached the point two miles west of Boat-
wick, where the river runs close to th
track. At that place there is a grade
caused by the excavation of the low bluff
on the north bank of the river. This is
something like a half mile In length.
Her th train was moving slowly. It b
Ing known that th track was soft.
No. 14 had passed about half the dis
tance over thia fill when without a mo
ment's warning th embankment to the
north slid off, derailing the engine, th
mail and bagrsg car and turning the
two day coaches onto their (idea. Th
train cam to a sudden stop and th
sleepers remained on th tiack.
Th engine rolled down the- embank
ment, stopping just bsfor It reached th
river's bank. Engineer Temple was
burled beneath the wreckage, and It Is
supposed was instantly killed by being
crushed to death, as he was dead when
his body was removed.
Fireman Raney - was caught In the
wreckage and his leg terribly burned by
escaping steam from a broken connec
tion. The lower portion of but body was
considerably crushed, but he will recover.
Paaaeasera Bhabra t p.
The sudden stopping - of the train
awakened th passengers la the sleepers
and the men hastily slipping Into their
clothes, got out and commenced th work
of rescuing. Proceeding up along the
std of th train, they were attracted by
the cries of Fireman Raney and with
the aid of bars and shovels, soon hsd him
released from under the coal of the cab
and the twisted Iron of the trader and
engine. The body of Engineer Temple
wss found partially burled beneath bis
engine, having been apparently thrown
from the cab. When taken out life was
Attention was immediately directed to
lb passengers In the chair cars, a num
ber of whom were taken out through
th windows, aa the car lay on thetr
(Continued on Second Page.)
Taft Asks Congress
to Pass Measure to
Save Potash Fields
WASHINGTON. March .-President
Taft today sent to congress a message
urging th Immediate enactment of a law
to protect from private entry and exploi
tation fields of potaah such as recently
Wer discovered In souther California.
Tag I.MHI.I .la,!.,-! it..,.. ... m
lawful way at present fur him to protect
then mints from entry and suggested
that congress would find th necessary
protection in a bill Introduced by Senator
Smoot on March S, lull, which was an
amendment to th withdrawal act that
governs eniriot on public lands.
Th president ssld thst one of th most
acute problems fared by th agricultural
Interests of this country was that of the
maintenance of soil fertility. Potash Is
sn element of lit greatest valu In main
taining th fertility. Th adequate pro
tection of th beds already discovered and
of those that may be discovered hare
after, th president said, will Inure to th
great benefit of the agricultural Industry
of the United States.
Hez Rasco Hanged
at Maryville, Mo.,
for Four Murders
MARYVILLE, Mo.. March CS.-Has
Rasco, murderer of Ilia Huhbell family
of four waa hanged In the yard of the
county jail at 4 o'clock this morning.
Itasco protested his Innocence and recited
the twenty-third Psalm.
Th motive assigned by the state for
th murder was Hasco's desire to recover
money won from him by HubUell In a
poker game. J
Th letter written by , Rasco to Revs
Miller and Miller, his spiritual advisers,
to be' opened after the execution and
which was believed to be a confession.
simply thanks them for the comfort they
hsd given Mm and for showing him th
way to sverlaatlng lite. It closes with a
warning to young men to abstain from
gambling, especially with cards; to shun
bad company and to leav liquor alone.
Six Months in Jail
LONDON, March 2. -One hundred and
twenty-six suffragettes were placed on
trial today at a special silting of the
county of London session. In connection
with the window smashing raids In Lon
don on March 1 and March 4.
Judge Robert Wallace sentenced a suc
cession of them to term ranging from
four to tlx month Imprisonment In
Mm cases where the women jindertook
net to repeat the offense they were
bound over to com up for Judgment If
Travels Humphreys, counsel for the
treasury. In his speech for the prosecution
emphasised th fact that th raids were
an organised attack on property and
could not be tolerated.
TRAIN WRECKED AT EDGEMONT
SHERIDAN, Wya, March St (Special '
Telegram.) Eastbound passenger train
No. 44 was wrecked by a washout four
mile west of Edgemont, 8. D, on ths -
Sheridan division, shortly after noon to
day. Two passengers were injured and
practically the entire train derailed, two
cars turning ever and other being thrown
st right angles scroes the track. The
train was running several hours behind
GOAD HEARING TAKEN UP
State Board of Irrigation Begins on
water Right Controversy.
KOUNIZES REAL KEN IS CASE
Attoraey larllaed to Deebl Jarts
eietloa af Beard, bat I'oasoal to
Hearlna Allege Oasae of
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, March W.-tSperbtl Ttlo
grsm.) Th Stat. Board of Irrigation
snd Oral nag this ttrnoon took up In
(rot eat of William Coad against th
uter right filing of Charles Ross, and
there Is svety Indication this Is the spen
Ing of the long and bitter ootitest for the
rights to water of th Phttte, Loup and
Elkhorn rivers, which will bo expmstv
and delay for a long time the working
out of power plana unless compromise
and aalee of rlghta and claims unravel
At the outset th name of Kounts
Bros, of New York waa substituted for
that of Coad In th protest, aa It was
made known that they wer the real
parties at Interest. Kountse Bros, wer
represented by I. N. Congdon and Myron
L. Learned of Omaha and Roaa and as
sociates by Judge Post of Columbus and
Edson Rich of Omaha, thought th latter
waa not present today. The board which
Is hearing the protest Is composed of
Governor Aldrich, who presides: Attorney
General Martin and Land Commissioner
In making thetr opening statements
attorneys went careful to aay that they
did not consider the board bad full
Judicial authority to hear and determ
ine tb Issuea Involved, their attitude
plainly indicated this was just a pre
liminary skirmish. On party to the
hearing, the Kountse s. Intimated broadly
that Ross waa trying to bold them up
through th medium of a claim which
wss not valid and Ross oa th other
band sets out that th Kountse' are
trying to play a grab and freeseout
game. Judge Post, In hrs statement
a.d that more work would have been
done on the Ross project except that
up to the last tew months It was Im
possible to Interest capital In such a
project but that now ft would be pro
cured. Lealer oa Stand.
Robert T. Losler of New York was
the principal witness of th afternoon
Ha detailed bow his principals, the
Kountse Brothers, bsd been Interested
in the project and the efforts be bad
mad to purchase th right of Mr.
Ross, In spite, he said of the fast they
did not think be bad any. but rather
to avoid litigation and delay. ' These
led up to an agreement to pay I7.KW
for an option on SS per cent of th
stock of the company, th full purchase
Price to be SS,m and how tb deal feu
through. Me testified that.' being ad
vised the Rosa filing had lapsed, Coad
made practically a duplicate of the
Ross filing In behalf of Kountse Broth
ers. Judge Post In bis cross examina
tion sought to show that th witness
had acted In bad faith In dealing with
Work oa Has Clalaaa,
Charles R. Carter was put on to show
how much work bad been done to protect
the Ross claims. All that had been done,
It la alleged, waa near Carter- place la
Sarpy county and that Carter himself
had don most of It. which consisted of
grading along toe route of the proposed
canaL It was shown that thia work
amounted to about SI. ton.
Frank B. Mottby. chief engineer of the
Kounts brothers, aaid tb project would
Involve an expenditure of S2.9O0.0M and
to prosecute It practically and profitably
money should be expended at the rate of
tiocoot per month.
It was also brought out that the
Kounts brother had an option on the
(Continued on Fourth Page.)
Relatives of Victim of Convict Hunt
' Want Aldrich. to lake Hand
WIDOW DOES KOI ASK REVENGE
Other Members of Party Believe
Wrong- Has Been Done.
EXECUTIVE UILLIN0 TO HELP
All Concerned Keep Close Watch on
VISIT MORLET ' IS PRISOS
Evident lateallea to Press tor la
dletsaeat at Mra Wh oWere la
Leading Carriage of
(From a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN, March 5.-(Speclal.-Relatives
of Roy Blunt, the Innocent victim of
the pursuit of the convicts. Oray, Dowd
and Morlry, were at the capHol today
trying t Indue Governor Aldrich to take
a hand In the Inquest which I to be con
ducted Friday In Sarpy county. In the
party wer Mr. and Mrs. Pter Ander
son, fathtr and mother of Mrs. Roy
Blunt; a sister. Miss Anderson, the father
of Roy Blunt and th brother, Lloyd,
who waa at the home when the con
victs called there, and In addition the
kwldow of the unfortunate young man.
The widow la young and the shock ot
th tragedy haa left an Indelible Impress .
on her pretty features. While all the
other members of th party appeared to
be moved by a strong impulse to see that
that th wrong which they undoubtedly .
firmly believe bas been perpetrated, the
young widow sat quietly In the governor-
waiting room, her face conveying no
other Impression tlisn on born down .
and bar mind solely occupied with a '
great sorrow, truly a most pathetic
figure f th great tragedy.
Ueveraer Will Aid.
After th conference with the governor
th member ot th party were decidedly
reticent and refused to talk. Mis Ander
son being particularly watchful that other
members of the party should not dia- -
close th purpos of tli visit Th gov-
ernor ws no less Inclined to secrecy,
but when asked whether he aa governor
Intended to take a hand In th Inquest
he replied: "You may quota m as saying
that I am not a court or an examining
magistrate and eon take bo part la th
Inquest I am willing, howsvar, to do
anything within my power to help the .
paopl ascertain th facta concerning the
killing ot Roy Blunt."
Plaa to Call Graad Jury.
It was evident from th little dropped :
by th members ot th party that they :
bellv th falal shot was tired by Cht4t
John Brigs ( South OmaUw aad thst
aa ttart- wtll be made to, baxa. ft grandr
Jury In Sarpy sounty Indict not only
BrlgS. but als alio th Other two men ,
vnn vera in inn riv wiin mm jann ,
Trouton of Soutli Omaha and- Sheriff '
Chss at Sarpy county. Hherlff Chase,
hit rn th city yesterday txpressed
th opinion that such was th tact It
also appears from . what was dropped
that It any of th posse claim th reward
offered by th state they will at one
Become th target for action, a there
la BO doubt that not only these relatives
of th ft lends snd neighbors ot young
Blunt ar thoroughly In earneat
r atervlew with Marley.
, After th visit to th governor th n-
tiro party went to the penitentiary where
they bad an Interview with Morley. the'
ola survivor ot th party In th wagon
when th (hooting occurred. Morley told
them h did not know who th man waa
who fired th hot., which killed b-unt
but It was th man who sat on th front-
,t with th driver of th front rig
ot pursuers. Th meeting betweea Moi-
ley and th party waa an Impressive one,
th young widow, who, last saw him
when sh left th houss ostensibly to
get eggs; but realy to glvo th alarm,
atemed to have a depressing effect upon
the prisoner for a time, but h aoea
recovered hi usual demeanor and talked
freely of- th events of ths chase, the
recital ot which waa almost too much
for th woman of tb party.
Judge Stewart ha appointed W.' C.
Prampton attorney to defend Morley
when his case come up In th district
court " "
Aevlee front Leavew worth,
Governor Aldrich gave out a statement
thia afternoon. Including a letter from
Major R. W. McClaughey, warden ot th
big federal prison at Leavenworth. Mc
Claughey - advised that a married man
be appointed deputy warden, aa th man
In that position needs tba couaterpol of
a helpful wife, and that In selecting such
a person ha would look Into tb fitness
of the wife In this respect as closely aa
Into that of the man. Me also advises tb
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