The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 25, No. 159, Ed. 1, Monday, July 31, 1905 Page: 1 of 8
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The Guthrie Daily Leader
GUTHRIE OKLAHOMA MONDAY JULY HI 1905
Leader's motto to atand i
ft flrat for lit readers and
& and lwy (or Guthrlt . tjt
RUMOR OF SECRETARY'S
DESPITE HIS DENIAL
to Keep Tab
(By Associated Press)
Washington D. C July 31. Each
day the rumor that Secretary of Agrl-
culturo Wilson will soon retire grows
stronger and It Is stated now that ho
would havo left the cabinet even had
not the cotton scandal cropped out al-
though Mr. Itooaevelt wants It perfect-
ly understood that he consider that
Secretary "Wilson knew nothing of the
"leakage" which has resulted In such
an uproar. It Is stated hy a high of-
ficial unofficially that probably be-
fore congress reassembles there will
be a new secretary of agriculture. Al-
though tho present Incumbent has had
abundant experience and accomplished
much good It - understood that the
pros dent Is seeking for a mar to put
at the head of the department who
will keep his eyes and ears a little
wider open so that the underlings
during tho balance of his administra-
tion may not havo the opportunity to
Juggle or sell Information regarding
cottou tobacco rice or any othor
Wilson's Vebemeht Denial.
Washington D. C July 31. "Mali-
ciously gotten up maliciously circulat-
ed by those that Ho." This" is the de-
nial of Mr. Wilson secretary of agri-
culture to the story that he had sent
his resignation to tho President "I
havo not resigned and don't Intend to
resign." declared the sc -rotary with
emphasis "I am not discouraged with
condit.onB in the donarUtmnt. I am
- -t.'.'wjHrn. -
I never felt better In my
flfo than I do
now. I think the Antarican people nro
well worth serving. I am going to stay'
righr here serving them."
In tho olght and a half years that
Mr Wilson has been hoad of tho de-
partment thore has baen in progress a
continual Investigation. Iji that tlmo
no less than 291 persons from low to
high stations hav been dismissed by
tho secretary summarily for the good
or tho sorvlce. Of this number no less
than 107 have been removed under
charges. No dopartmJnt has been
more constantly purified or moro caro-
nUv guarded against tho Introduction
of gratib. .. ii0i n?c jina spared
no neck when lrregularlty"was 'found.
But all this has been done quietly In
tho regular course of business. Other
departments havo had their scaudals
nnd their publicity; tho agricultural
has kept Itsolf cloan without advertis-
ing its mothods. So when tho cotton
report scandal broko out tho very nov-
.iir.?Kvii). lil tiTcnTV-'.itHr.'t'Hftf
Tjf docfnt'l wor5yTmf0r u$stai$ "I
am nit a Sidle mall.' Otf thiidthtfr hand.
olty or having something 0r the sortmnngM
doing in the agricultural denartment ' Companion has
misietl nasty neon e to aaauinn
nothing had oi er been done there to
make grartlng a poor enterprise.
mnl. ppnfttnn- n n. ..-...
IS UNDER FIRE AGAIN
P'lWliee rniinfv 5flM r.
I a nee County Still Gamp-
hit; on Horace Speed's
Speoial to Dally Leader.
Pawnee Okla. July 31. The oouuty
commissioners or this county have thing." And Lweit Ilrown they tell it' the United State. fldeHty and guarsn-
unanlmously decide.1 to contlnuo the or htm that if the managor Insists on! ty company of Baltimore
v.-w u. xUIw oimeu uirneu
"l"m uisirici auwney in order to
recoier runds alleged to have been dls-
sipated by means of bribery. At their
last regular session the following ordor
"On motion tho proposition filed at
this time by S. H. Harris relative to
the prosecution of the oaso agalnBt
Horace Speed was accepted and tho
following resolution was unanimously
adopted and ordered spread upon the
minutes of this meeting:
"On aiotlon the claim ot 8 H. Harris
for 1672.45 for services and expenses In
the Speed case was allowed in the sum
of J5O0 the said S. H. Harris having
at this time withdrawn from the said
clalni the sum of $172.16 which amount
Is to be paid only in the event that the
cage against Horace Speod is finally de-
termined In favor or Pawneo county. I
"Iij the nifttter of the caee of the j
Board o County Commissioners vr.
"Now on this 22d day of July. 1905
It being one of the days of tho regular
July. 1905 term of tho said board of
county commissioners and the board
having under consideration tho matter
of continuing tho prosecution of the
case of tho Board of County Commis-
sioners vs. Horace Speed and tho
board having concluded and ordered
that said prosecution of said caso to
tho supreme court of said territory
and If needs be to the supreme court
of the United States be continued.
"The board deems It advisable to
set forth In brief form the reasons Im-
pelling "them In this course: First:
The board believes and tho belief is
warranted by the facts as developed
by undisputed evidence that said
Horace Speed obtained tho contract
and the money from this county whlcb
Is the basis of said suit by flagrant
and unconscionable bribery of mem-
bers of the former board ot county
ronim sooner. Second That be ob-
tained the sum of over $8000 from tbi
county contrary to the terms of ft'
contract and by bribery awl corruption.
Third That a grand Jury of this conn
ty composed of its most stable- and re-
putable citizen found that said con-
tract and the money were obtained la
pursuance to a corrupt conspiracy be-
tween said Horace- Speed ami members
of the then board of county commi.-
s'oncrs. Fourth That said suit was
filed In Logan county thU territory to
recover the money so paid to said
Speed because .! kept out of tb Juris
diction of the- court ot this- countysoui-
til there was danger of the causclpt
action becoming barred by the statute
of "limitation. Fifth That said cause
was Med In Logan county on the 23rd
day of October 1902 and was not de
termined until January 2S 1905 and
then not on. facts biufor this period of
over two VjJHirs Sate" cause was delayed
by dliator&Jmatfpmi and other means
by said Speed:'S Srxtli. That since tho
tiling of said causa said Speed has
maintained a lobby at Pawneo seoklng
at each meeting of the board and sol
licltlng members of th s board at other
times to dismiss paid cause to the end
that the facts may never bo knowji. -
"For tho foregoing reasons' this
board believes that It Is their duty to
continue aald cause to ib end that Om
facts may be made public the monoy
recovered and gpod government. Vin-
BALL PLAYER'S D00D00S
. $h '! . V
Husktf'iJoiU of Swat Gov.
.criiL'd Largely by Super-
' stitions and "5ignT
A Imwbnll player i second only to
an actor In the number and varety of
his mipftratitions. On the way to the
ball park cafefut observers will nolloe
that tho ball player Is always strangely
silent. He is taking the auspices and
will havo It all sottled in his own
mind by tho tlmo ho roaches the dla-
ivmnil liiot hrtw thnt i1ns pnntont Avlll
.V T mnt lnn.1 nf lnv n n.tt n
fmiato1 nennAcalnn t 4 iirt v tr Mli
diamond Is considered an linfafflng
omon that defeat will bo all that hl3
club can ejepect that day. Ben Hon-
derson says that in pitching an extra
inning gamo lio Is suro to lose if the
contest it prolonged until the thir-
teenth Inning. "In all my basoball ex-
perience I never won a game lu which
I pitched during the filial thirteenth
thnMiHiui a koubk. jcatlier than be Photo-
' Phed on the ball ground at the close
lot a name li will r. tia u u
. . .. ..... . .... w ssstn vi its-
currlng everla.tlng enmity between
........ . 0v0r coum pucu a
winning game." said our big Comrrtm -
Inn "It 1.I..1. l..i ..- j .
IrtT "it ..!. 1 .. .. . !
... " I'li.ii.siui.nwi on wie umnionu.
K ftl"aIy; mia untorro s'Unm tbe
taaoh during the contest Wd inckey
always oonspleuous by his absence.
Disaster will certainly fellow It a son
J ot swat la eurelewj enough to elwnenge
the unfavorable fatos In that me.nn.ap;
Tsac" Jones hs iar his funorit
axiom "any club ititt your team nan
I He the next game is yours sure
r piaying in moro tlian one game
every two weeks he will exclaim. "Do
you want to lose the pennant? I had a
vision a night or two ago and that pen
nant will never be- ours if yen put me
In the gan;. today" And so on down
MISSOURI OFFICIALS ON TRIAL.
(By Associated Press.l
St Louis Mo July 31. The oasee
of former Lieutenant Coventor John
A Lee. oharged with perjury and
Stato Senator i". A. Farrls and C. A.
Smith charged with bribery which
wero interrupted because ot Attorney
General Hadleys Investigation Into the
methods of the oil companies were
continued today at the beginning of
tno July term of court
The trlala are
expected to bring out startling testl
niony and a bitter fight will bo made
to free the accused.
PROSECUTION OF KAN-
SAS STATE TREASURERS
SHORT IN HIS ACCOUNTS
Surety Company is Called
Upon to1 IMe-Good. -
(By Associated' Press.)
Topeka Kas. JUlJr. 3UCT C. Colo
nial) attornoy genoral of tile-state has
charged ovor his signature flint State
Treasurer Kelly Is.-- short llu bis ac-
counts. Tho charge was made after
Mr. Coloman had boon. In conference
with Governor Hoollmndi Ma-attorneys
employed by the govornor h aaidst him
fn dealing with tho state's financial
problems. The telegram In which the
charge was m&i'o was sent toi saw Title
Guaranty ami Trusti company of
Scrantoa Pa. threo weoks a$jok and Its
contents did not become- puftltc until
today. It is ftd follows:
"Tho state treasurer ot ICankas for
whom your company. Is surety B00-
000 has $547000 wrongfullty deposited
In a suspondod bank and is therofore
short that amount. You. are advised
that tho state looks to yoa forthwith
to mako good to the treasury the
amount of your muutanty bond. The
ubslnoss admit of n dolay. Upon
statement you will be- subrogated to
whatever rlAhttU and securities the
state may hiTt&jtfgalnst tho failed
bank and its sur&tfes. Communicate
with mo forthwith In regard to how
and whore adjustment shall bo made.
I expect answer by wire tomorrow.
"C n fiOLBMAN. Attorney GoneraL."
TIITb "telegram contains tho direct
chargo that tho uwetuirer is short
the sum of $517000. Attorney Gener-
al Coleman and-Gov. Hoch nar ro -
fused to admit In their Btawuonts
made prior to Ui?& Ume that they be-
of a violation of the statute. Buu
this statement is taken by the at-
torneys for the treasurer to mean that
prosecution of Kelly 1 contemplated.
Mk Colflinun was aked today If
criminal prosecution of the treasurer
would follow the proceedings against
the bonding company and he declined
Company Raises Issue.
In answer to the telegram from the
attorney general Robert Dunlap of
Chicago and Kijgene Hagau of To-
peka nttorneya for tho bonding com-
pany wrote Mr.Coleman a lotter in
Wllloh they RlkOll tllO following qlKM-
"1- In what bank was tho monoy
deposited and whoroln do you olalm
U wat wrongfully Jepoaltedt
"J8. In what manner has Kelly de-
faulted and when did this company bo
oomo responsible by reason thereof?
"3. To what extent do you rdalm
Treasurer Kelly Is a defaulter?"
The attorney general has not ans-
wered the questions lie has asked
for an Intervew with Attorney llsgan
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Tuesnav and ho m.v .nar . .i.
I --. v -- mm-m r -. wv lUHt
I time. To admit that th ... .
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wninsTini v iinnrisiiiifii ivfimn no tr (.
m.t the attorn general and the gov -
nruilKlllliV aepniin would tw to itif.
in not prosecuting the treasurer To
1 declare that the monev was nrotwrir
. .. " .-.--.
1 Held in tho Imnl. winii
be to admit
tbet Uie wtomey genen.1 and govr
nor are wrong in brinBfng suit acslnst
! the Scranton company whan the bank
has given the state a bond to indem
nlfy It agalast low Uy reason of state -
deiosfU oarrieil there. The boad ..
giT by uie bank to tlie state amoiiu'JvicGCc'JJiat Goal Opera
to 1360000. Of this amount ?1000O0
Is a personal IhhmI and Jitooofl ia bv
Since the attorner Kener.1 anrf th.
governor have made no aUwnpt to col-
lect from the bank's bondsmen U is
tsketi for granted that the ease will he
tried out on Uie theory that Treasurer
Kelly harf oinbessletl the sum of $M7-
000. Following this theory tho Is but
one further aour.o of action for thetn
and that is the prosecution of the
treasurer. This is expected to follow
closely on the heels of the suit against
the Title. Guaranty and Trust com-
pany which Is to bo filed next week.
NEGRO ARRESTED YESTERDAY.
James Madden Charged With Criminal
Assault Brought In.
James Madden a negru. who is
alleged to have committed criminal -Assault
upon Leona Clay colored about
J left dajrs ago was arrested yesterday
rV Payne county by Doputp Sheriff
Foster and thought to Guthrie. His
preliminary was hold In Justice of the
Peace Key's court this morning Ex-
amination was waived and Madden
gave bond for $70. The alleged as-
sault was committed near Lftftfjrton.
INSPCCTING TOWN CO.
Inspector Dt Finds Many of Tmwn
Live Stook ftwjxctor William Dtram
i. In the city toUuy Inspecting the It?
fected cattle of Gutftrie. Somo time ago
there were a largw aumber of tick In-
fects cows quarantined. Tho owners
wow warned to gnoaw? tho cows and
get rid of tho ticks as soon as possible.
This morning Inspector Dunn found
that many had failed to. pay any atten-
tion to the order lssuedl &y Seorotary
Morris. A number ot oow -were found
with t lolls and the quarouij&e will not
be removed until they aw thoroughly
(BJf Associated Frosts)
Woosterr Ohio July 31J TBw famous
Taggart dtvorco case. In wltutb Major
E. F. Taggart seoks divorce- from his
wife. Grac Violet on- sensational
grounds began here todayi fte his HUlt
Major .Taggart sets fortllt startling
charges lining the namos of ticother of.
fleers In tlic United States army to
support hla allegations. T.ljjajt has
been kopit under close gunirl for the
past two -weeks his friend fearing
that hariin would come to. lia to pre-
vent his appearing ot thvttfi!.
CANT CHEW TOBACCO
Tuacihers in 0lk 3 a 1 o m a
Schools Uanittil Frqm
Use of Weed. ;
S&ould a 3Choql. Wdchor In the om-
pltpa of a county- ue tobacco! or In-
lOslcntlng liquor? j
U. W. Baxter ajutlntendont tf pulh
Jltc lnstruotlon DnBjuat reUirjid fvofiis
inp in tun ijwjit iiiBiuuiuB auu inac
Is a quostloit ho has boon hearing dip-
cussed a grat dal. Some of thv couiv
ty superintoudents have gone so fur as
'to step to aid say that u scfemd
teacher shall not biJbfce or stwke. The
superintandeiit oyTpubllc lustructlun
hfltf-lfo-'oaoh'ijflhoorll(rtl 1o the
oouuty a oontrnct whlolt the eoliool
tendier must sign before he can ac
oept the Kmltton aa teacher. This
force Hie school teachers of Custer
county to take the pledge and not only
stay sober lut abstain from the use of
liquor and tobscoo. Cueter county Is
working up r iKohlbltlon reaurtl. A
Uemperauoe deleKfttiou wns sent to the
statehood convention at Oklahoma
Another requirement which Is made
0r the tenohere of Custer county Is thnt
thoy become active mombors ot tho
I teachers reading circle. A part of the
text of the contract which was written
by tho CiiBtw county suporlutindonl
and which he say8 he bojlovoj will
' Y". ""
r nig uwm iiuerueig nnu tend to
J mnke the school of the county more of.
"Said teacher furthor figroM that he
will abstain from all use of intoxicating
liquors and tobacco uurlng tho period
this contract is In force. Said teaohor
to attaint the county
normal Institute bscomg ho active
member if ih taalioi xi .-.
'.i .i... . r . "
v vWMSla tkuiiiK ciraii
1 .11 .. .... . . . ' .
H w lllflHr M. MflSSSJlMI CIHltUlVIir T t tlltthn.l
ujwm.b m uie county
nml farrii.... 0.1.1 oi 1 .... . .
oni ....... i .i ....
1 agree not o deduct from salary hi
loned i. rf -.-.i ..":' ""'"
-oonntv . .. r" I."" "I
elation meet tog."
flAMF OF M0I nilDl
JML UI IlULUUr
tors Are Arranging Strike
to Boost Prices.
(By Associated Tress.)
Pltteburg Pa July Jl. Hvldonee ac
cumulates that the; sj?lhrsoit and
ultumteoiis operators are arranging
for a strike and it would not be sur-
prising for the formal announasment
ot tts ilsclamtiifl to be made any time
within the next three weeks. The
threatened strike is really a re rive I of
tlie old conOtet of several years ago
when the miuers were compelled by
the needing railroad to accede to the
demands of the operators. If the
strike ttuccH'da one of Its notable feat
ures will be the fact of the anthracite
and bituminous workers acting in unl-
ton. which they have ln unable to
do before and which has been largely
responsible for their failures
Ullbert nil lu1 HuQtpliitry o( Bf Rno
sad Fnuik Hurford returned; Sunday
from sr sulwWie trip u Htwttr
YELLOW FEVEK SITUA-
TION IN NEW
Comssted Effort to Me
New owt reported up to (IRo'olboIb
last nujllh. 27.
Total omj9 to date 383
Deaths- yesterday. 8.
DeatlitD' date. 57.
Total foal .
."Y AnwwkitcJ lrn)
New aXKunt La July 31. Tlitetigll
yesterday wn Sunday tho woskV off
sanitation fumigation oiling and
screening- went in just the same. 10
will contilmif dully until tho city haw
boon thoroughly scrooned and madu
moepltuiproof. Tho record for tn dhjv
bIiowb lrUiU-chnnge from that of vmsUm-
day exei'tJ In tho reduction ot the num-
ber ntrdttatuft. Tho decreased number
oi1 new foai also 1b n sourco of enrniui
A row eetspllcatlon ntos dlsciotmiE
day whan Superintendent Cnnim of
the fiBew- Otteans & North west oim rntl-
vn attneMBCtd that two piiwny;er
wbfK hmt remained tho requlmd' longth
oF uJ)n la tho Slldell deteutiirr i-nmp
uud sought admission Into iMtttwTselppt
Uuir lii turned back. It ttb Mtusls-
sjppt health autharltlec now refuse ml-
iiiIbk.:ii to holders of cetrtlncate of
detwitloa Iseuod by the nmrlno hos-
pttal senHco It will romitfc In the gov-
Hqnuept abandoning tluou camps nnd
thn travelers will haw to olther stuy
hero or go to points hi tho North uud
Best and npund ten days before they
enn Teturn to Mlsaltinpt.
JUSTICE ONLY FOR HOCH
Says Woman Who Snatched
"Bluebeard "From Shadow
(By AaonaUd r-rees.)
Chicago III. July 31. AiJgf ay
Wilson to whom Johnjin. "J locli owes
hlg life never had seen the man she
started out to ss'je when he was with-
in Iw hilnutee of death. Mlse Wil-
son 1s a business woman. With her
sister aho conducts a furrier's store.
bo1- ' V . T . .7
- "tiOMnanner la brisk and buslnoas like
and she seoms not nt all sentimental or
morbid. She is quite tho opposite of
the typo of woman who have shown
sympathy with Hoch and taken a mor-
bid interest in the orlmes charged to
"It 1 simply a niattor of Justice."
h ali ..!. "itora wu n . ...i...
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i . "w us
."" "t h-whit ut imhs savnn:
h .mam.. .... ... .
i ' of " Uw wer w tw J
tlce In that? Have we on law fnr tha
- . .. .-. -.
poor and one for the rich In this coun
try? ir so It should lie changed. I am
not convinced of Hock's Innocenc
'" a niaUer to ' "' the
w.... t.m fr snouiu nave tue
chance that are given to wealthy men
If if is wrong for. him to appeal It is
Atllrtu Tin- ......!.. 1. .1 t .. I
Wr" f7' ""X fle 0 aPMl nU tnVh"nslws One of the representatives
PPI -hould b abolished. Hut If it of a American firm M)d todsy ha!
is just lor a rich mau to appeal It is
Just for Hocl to appeal snd it would
be a travesty on Justice for hloi to be
deniud (he right fur leek of money
This is what made me start out to try
nd save Hoch
"I have known Dr Montgomery for
a long time He got me interested in
Die case and when I read that Hoch
would have to die I went to the doc-
tor snd together we went to the Jail. I
didn't know what I could do but I
wanted po do whatever I could.
No Interest In Hoch Personally.
"I here never seen Hoch I did not
even call on him after his reprieve and
i no sot expect to see him I am sat-
isfied he should have the right to make
his final defense before the supreme
court He may be Innocent He may
bt Mile to prove it and if lie wsr
tuuiged without being giveu every
chance Ui prove it I would consider it
legal murder I am against capital
punishment lu principle anyway It
would be a step in advance to abolish
Mhh Wilson is a young woman de-
cidhdly good looking rather stout and
about 5 7eet 8 inches tall She and her
sister bsve a prosperous business and
llvo togoihor. Thoy are interested in
the upfortunate and frcquontly have
tried to help those whom thoy thought
victims of persecution.
THE DEADLY OPEN SWITCH.
Responsible for Wreck of Rock (stand
(By Associated Press)
Jollet III. July 3&r-Flvo persons
wero Injured In an accident to tho east-
bound Hock Island passenger a mll
cast ot Joitel. It Is Miought none of
tho Injured will die. Tftc accident oc-
curred at a switch vllich had been
lea open the passenger train running
onto the sloe trade. Physicians were
ent and tho Injured brought to a hos-
(By Associated Prose.)
AtOwtlc City N. Y. July 31. Tho
afsnanl convention of tho-ordfcr of For-
OBter opened hero today and proved
be one of tho mos largely attend
ed meetings of tho year hero. Besides
HI was a record breaker fOp taw Fbr-
esera who are gathered from all ports
of too United States to attend1 to busi
ness and have n good tlmo.
Commerce and Ilaboc De-
(Hy ABROoiatod. Buaa.)
Washington D. C .Tulji 81 Womt is
eewsidorod a clorer coniiymmlsti en tho
qistton of Chinese xlitlon wgRla-
tlns is likely to he rfwonnnnwlHd 1V
tike deiiartment of couiuieraa iuaL labor
s a solutlorofithe dl'JRInulLfa back of
lite Chinese-boycott of Amerlwa inanu-
fit.Hurera For somei ym wc tnvostl-
gatlou of exclusion mutboite bus boon
Willis; on and tho tMQnnmf at officials
w.m miw neon cojiiucuns u are sam
to liav reached on awimunt on a
policy they will leooumiend.
At v""- CUIneso oX curtain olaB08
truer as Hcholuw merchantBjBtmVnta.
utc nre ontUled 10 ndmleslon'tu this
country. There is mich protest bo
cause some of thuso oxempt cUsaon are
wild to tia;Vt been refused admleslon
and bectuise peoiilo liolouglnu to tho
excluded classes tire permitted to lu-
folve theinsolvi n the great oxpenso.
of traveling y. these ports before thoy.
are mad avare that they will not bo
Acoaritingly It Is proposed to put
the regulations Into more pracUoalilo
form and at the same lime throw a sop
to Chinese susceptibilities by having
the Inspecting ana Vepiiluting done on
the other s Thin can be managed
hr e-iabltshlng represestsUyes o( tfie
8tte and immigration service at coil
veil ln t ports lu Chlua with authority
to examine the claims ot Chinese de-
string to come to America and If the
examination proves that they aro ot
the exempt olasses to lssuo credentials
to thoin which will be accepted without
question at American portB.
FIQ1IT AGAINST AMERICANS
Germany Proposes to Wage
Hitter Warfare or. United
(Vy AssuoJated Press. "t
Berlin July JI.-Tne flgl.t which
was rather suggest! tlwn started at
th snnusl convention of shoe mus
facturers Just concluded at Klsesaeli
and Which is to be ilirHrrnil nrln.
American shoes promises to prove a
' bitter one lu which the (Jurinans will
n many in-tane-. b Brrvwi u-i..
Atner ran manufacturers do uot fear
tbe conflict that shoes IiiiDorted fw.m
the 1'mied State give so much more
satisfaction snd csn be bought at a M
mu h more advantageous prloe that
tlmr bubiiicos will loorease Instead of
deterinrsii- The reputailou of Atuer
can hIiouh la firmly established
throughout the country and even the
alieiui of the German manufacturers
to affect American trade by baring the
duty raised is not considered with
WICKHAM CA8E POSTPONED
Many Witnesses to Be Examined Next !
i tie invrsiigatlon In the probate
court or the Jiev Noau I) Wlckarn.ai
case was postiKned until next Monday
'The case was to have been tried toda
A largo naraber of witnesses will be
used In the Investigation aod some
vry lnrerestug evidence Is antlci
IU Fthik- Wujor a student mi th
(plitil t'li liiuilnM college wem to
MaMwii aa awnuaif itma H KMk
with bom foKcc.
PROKABLE S T U M BLING
BLOCK IN PEACE NE-
GOTIATIONS ALTERS FORMER PLAKS
Russia .Will Insist on Re-
(By Aswlated Press.)
Washington. D. C. July 31 Delia.
Ing as official Washlngtoa does tSut
Japan will not insist on tho dismantle
mont of Vladivostok should Russia
fail to agree to it In retyra for the ncn-
trallzation of Port Arthur the cession
ot Sakhalin which it Is understood will
bo among the essential conditions will
tho officials hero believe provo tho
most serious obstacle to peace In the
Sakhalin had not been captared
when tbc Presldont initiated his efforts
to brtns the belligerents together Tlie
fact that up to that Umo Japan had not
taken a foot ot llusslani territory im
nMflqJ. In the opinion of Wasldngton
amf Berlin the problem of Winging
abdirt peace negotiations. It i under
stood today from a source wWcJi at
tluvtRh not official U well iaformc 1
that Rusela will vigorously wpjwgo tho
ceseion of Sakhalin. Whoiber In the
evnt of Japan's InBlBtenc on this as
in cundUon procedont to iwaco. Rubsi
i w yleW 8 a mMm af pocllalou aa
fnr na . omolnIil 1Br.kftr
but In quarters frlondiry to Russia serl
oils doubU aro oxpewed whether M
Wltto brings with bhn tho authprUa
lion- t yield fetHsln territory or
whether ho wlij b willing to. ask for
WILL SUE .THE DIRECTORS
LotfttTQf litiftitalc SoutQtv
V Iuhd Must MnUc
(By Associated Press
New York July 31 Attorm c n
rnl Mayor Is stated to have compi- rr i
Wn pluns for suing the old dlrerNna of
the Mqultahle Lire Assurance docxty
and the papers will be nied ut one
possibly today In forty cases.
It is understood the complainant
will demand that the defendants ac
count to the atnte for tholr official ci a
duct tholr manageixoi.' of the com
pnny nnd disposition of the funds and
that nil tho directors bo compelled to
wy to the "..
.qti'table nny moneys which
thoy acquired by connection ivith the
soolety and lnoneys which under tho r
maiingomaill Wero lost or wastud and
that tho moneys recovered in suits
shall be credltsd to the policy hold' re
In equitable proportion.
Hrs Department Saves Barn From
At ...... .. i . .
"i i ociooh tn M dftgooon th. flf
department made a iun to t)2.t Ha?
HarriHOii AVei.ue and Quickly f-xtm.
ulHhed two small blsz. A barn b
lMing to Jeff Taylor s colored man.
was burning fiercely when tht dipan
nictii arrived The damage win v
ably amount to twenty Ave dollar ttl
no Insurance The other Are a- r
lt"'r'"'' tumble dowu shack on n.
I vc' lots belonging to a man nin i
K'H" Tui building was not m. . .
'nttn w"nt I1 f"'u is buruiug bat'.
auu in neai irom tne oarn ftsrti it th
second blaze The lire KM atari ii ui
der mysterious ctrctui!inct a f)i-
It wan reported that children p'uv
with matches had aef tbe earn n fli.
but iiiMin Investigation It was lcaio.l
that there had been m. children id th
building this afternoon
(By Associated Press.)
Richmond Va. July 31 M
prominent educator from all part .
th. Vriltad 8tate aathered here i.rta.
the ooenin. t th. K..n.i p. .
J m- w - -- .'! A t 1 J
riucatlonal confereutf The meeting
will continue four das Most of the
time will be given up to addressed aid
discussions of educational problem
Couiforta th- Im.iii lrmflt
mind. Is .i.h1 Ui i .M M.kc I n
fut briKht um th sunn. p mtira Tint i
whut Holiuui a liu. k M.teataih i will
4u. Curss wben all Ua lulU ii ant
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