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1 SUNDAY MORNING, ' JANUARY 6, 1907 the prrrsBUHG press THIRTY-ONE 1ADINE NOW EMPLOYED AS A DETECTIVE Co-Respondent in Hartje Di-vorce Sait Deaies Drinking Champagne and Spending, Mon;y Freely GOEHRING WON'T TRY THE CONSPIRACY CASES. Thomas Madine, fi-coachman and ro-respondent in the Hartje divorce case, is now a private detective, work-Ins for the Perkins Union Detective Agency. Madine brands as false the statements that he has been spending money on champagne suppers during the past two months. He furthermore pays that Attorney J. Scott Ferguson has no grounds for his statements to that effect in Common Pleas Court No. r2 "n Friday, during the arguments on the bills of expanses and granting- of Eiirnony filed by Mrs. Mary Scott Hartje. It is likely that Attorney John S. Robb, Jr., who retired yesterday from the posi-t on of first assistant to District Attorney Robert E. Stewart, will be named as counsel for the Commonwealth in the remaining cases in criminal court growing out of the Hartje divorce case. The conspiracy case against Augustus Hartje, John L. Welshons and Clifford Hooe and the case against Detectives II. (i. Staab and John Anderson yet remain . to be tried. RELATIVE OF HARTJE'S. District Attorney-elect H. L.' Goehring. who takes charge tomorrow, cannot try tiie Hartje cases, because he is related to Augustus Hartje. and as Mr. Robb has represented the Commonwealth in ail these cases that have been tried, he is looked upon as the man who will sit on that side of the table. Detective Gilbert B. Perkins, director, of the Perkins Agency, said that the only money Madine has spent since last August has been his salary from the agency, which he has earned by shadowing work. Madine's emphatic refutation of Attorney Ferguson's charges cam prompt jand with characteristic Irish forceful-ness. The ex-coachman says that any (man who accuses him of paying for sundry cnampagne suppers tells an untruth. The atorney's statements in court that he had information that iMadine has been doing just this thing and desiring the taking of testimony so that it might be shown where he Is getting money for this high style of life has aroused Madine's Celtic ire, end the amateur private detective is boiling over with indignation. ATTORNEYS HAVE EVIDENCE. Attorney Ferguson, on the other hand, claims that he has evidence that will prove, by the testimony of reputable witnesses, that not only is Madine spending sums of money in buying champagne, trut also that bribery and coercion figured largely in the testimony of witnesses for the defence during the celebrated trial in which Augustus Hartje asked a divorce from his wife. All Mr. Ferguson asks is an opportunity to prove the truthfulness of this evidence, and he is going to try and find this opportunity by having the defence bring in an itemized bill of ' t-,.ia'r, fhat bat developed since i khe closin 3Wr Ftrff g of the Hartje case, saia rruson vesteraay. gives us S-eason to believe that Madine is being Lnr.r.liri with nlentv of money but I Kvtli not say from what source. We tlso have evidence that one of the fe-imale witnesses for the defense went to a local attorney who had entered suit Bgainst her for an account of $SoO and told him she would have the money in a few days, pleading with him to restrain action until then. After she gave !her testimony this woman went to that attorney and yaid him the sum she kiwed. There have been many things tome to light since the trial that the people who revealed them knew at the Itime, but were afraid to tell. "Ve are receiving many letters dally m-hixh sshnw us that oublic sentiment in favn ist. an the .or of Mr. Hartje is increasing -id I have not the slightest doubt ! world that the tauperior court i kill i Irourt' give us a reversaK of thte lower ; s decision, as k ne -'""f-" , to the charges ; bgainst Madine and the female witness, f1 1S "KZ ' " t i be proved. course, I not t ti Detective Gilbert Perkins said: "The statements of Mr. Ferguson that h woman has gotten any money from !lis for testifying in the Hartje case, ior from anvone connected with us. is kihsoltitelv false. As for the charges tgainst Madine. he has been out of funds, and has used all his own money find monev sent him from his home in Ireland, and the charge that we have harged anvthing in our bills for Marine is maliciously false. We have employed him in detective work, paying him a straight salary, and have kept ii close fve on his movements. He tells fme he has not spent any money for champagne." Attornev Edward G. Hartje appeared n Criminal Court yesterday and became uretv in the sum of $3.ohi for the appearance of W. B. De Costa, who was jronvicted this week on the charge of fperjurv, in connection with the case In gainst' Clifford B. Hooe, in which he wns a witness for the defendant. Attorney W J. Brennen, who was on De !Costa's bond previous to the trial, su--rendered him to the court immediately 'after hi conviction and De Costa since ithat time had been in the county jail. MORTON'S CONDITION REMAINS UNCHANGED. Cleveland Offlcers Try to Fathom Mytry of Annlt. The condition of W. S. Morton, the young Cleveland broker, who is at trie Homeopathic Hospital suffering with Fevere wounds on the head, the result (of the assault made upon tim at a down-jtoTvn hotel on Sunday morning last, re-' mains unchanged. The police are at sea in the matter of unwinding the tangle which the episode has produced. Morton either cannot or will not talk for the benefit of the police, and thus the tangle is more pronounced. It is said that several private detectives under the direction of Detective Jacob Mintz. of Cleveland, are in the city and are trying to solve the mystery. Nevertheless the local detectives, under Captain James W. Eagan, are endeavoring earnestly to end the case. The local men are cf the opinion that to find out where and with whom Morton spent the hours of Saturday night, is to find out why and by whom the assault was committed. The police are positive that Morton was not in Allegheny on the Saturday night previous to the affair and are likewise positive tfcat he entered the Colonial hotel at or near 2 o'clock Sunday morning. Detectives are still continuing their watch at the hospital and will learn anything that Morton has to divulge the moment he' is allowed or Is willing to talk. lftnre on Fossil Hnntlng. ' The biological section of the Academy of Science and Art will meet Tuesday night in Carnegie Hall. O. A. Peterson, field collector and curator of the Carnegie Museum, will deliver an address on "The Experiences of a Fossil Hunter." It will deal with his experiences in the Badlands of the Ulntale basin of Utah, the White river In South Dakota, ia Fata.-; gonia. ad Uewher. ty who gave tnis woman ine nnd John M. wnetner it me x-r-i X petitions as candidates for common coun- Fomebody else, but the fact that she Fifth ward. Three candidates Pot it so promptly at such a cornel- - nomlnatod. Messrs. Frederick dental time is suspicious, and we van t cornm0n councilmen. the defense to bring in an ltemzed nmmm rv,nci!man Thomas McHenry LINES FOR THE PRIMARY FIGHT NOW DRAWN All Petitions of Candidate Jin Several Battles Will Take Place ia Allegheny and a Few in Pittsbarg DEMOCRATS APPEAR IN SEVERAL DEALS. The primary . election on January 26, in a number of the wards of Pittsburg and Allegheny, will be decidedly interesting. This was made manifest yesterday afternoon at the office of the cotinty commissioners when candidates finished the fling of petitions to have their names printed on the ballots, as provided by the new uniform primaries law. An examination of the petitions shows that the Democratic organization in Allegheny as a distinct party organization has either grown very indifferent or is being assimilated by the Republicans. In a number of wards of Allegheny the Democrats have nominated no candidates and in several others it is evident that Republican candidates are receiving the support of Democrats, as they are the only candidates petitioning for a place in the Democratic column on the primary election ballot. There is a big field of candidates for the Republican nomination for alderman in the Thirteenth ward. Pittsburg, promising a ward contest. An interesting struggle is also to take place in the Fourth ward, Pittsburg. John J. Sweeney, Democrat, filed a petition for both the Democratic and Republican columns as a candidate for the nomination for alderman, and about neon his cousin. Charles J. Sweeney, filed petitions to have his name appear in both columns as a candidate for the same office. Charles J-Sweeney is known as a Republican. A LUCGHEXY COUNCILS. Allegheny attracts special attention because in that city a full common council has to be elected and half the members of select council. In the First ward. William G. Adair. Jesse H. Sheasley and John S. Edgar have filed petitions to be placed in the Republican column as candidates for nomination for common council. The first two named are-now members of common council and they are the only petitioners for a place in the Democratic column. John A. Sauer is a petitioner for both the Republican and Democratic columns as a candidate for the nomination for select council. George C. Lecky is the present member of select council. Trere are two common council-men to elect in this ward. The following Republicans have filed Republican petitions as candidates for nomination for common council in the Second ward: Samuel McElroy, Joseph C. Pearce. Harry Hipwell, John S. Miller, Robert W. Alston. William J. Burke, Samuel Glover. Jr., Julius L. Haering, Alexander Wilson. A. G. Gauger and William Hespenheide. The first six men named are now members of common council. There are six candidates for common council to nominate. Messrs. Hipwell, Miller, Gauger, Wilson, Hespenheide and Alston have also filed Democratic petitions. It is reported that the Republican and Democratic leaders are said to have made up a slate in this ward. THIRD WARD FIGHT. In the Third ward Republican petitions have beer, filed by the following candidates; Charles H. Hetzel, select council: Jacob Dosch. Louis W. Stahl, Charles Bernhart, Charles D. Wettach, Robert L Henderson, William Murray, William Bader. Charles H. Vaughn, common councilmen to be nominated. The first three named are now members of common council. William Rillinger and Jacob Bopp, common councilmen, are not candidatps for re-election. Dr. Andrew "Easton is also not seeking re-election to select council. Messrs. Henderson, Hetzel William Zeller,. Wettach. and Bern- i hart have filed Democratic petitions also, j The Republicans who have filed Re-' publican petitions as candidates for com-! ivnn council nominations in the Fourth ward are Herman B. Bloedel. William H. Harvey. Dr. F. X. Straxessey, William Lad'.ev. Daniel Malie, now in common council, appears as a candidate for the nomination for select council. The ward elects four common councilmen. Messrs. Hrvpv an.i Bloedel are in common coun ty nan e . So,eot councilman John W. pWricAt, Qr nnr seek nsr renomination Th(?r(l" srP n( democratic petitions from the Fourth ward. Lutz, Frank H. FreaerlCK Orr have filed Republican has not filed a Republican petition but his name appears on a Democratic petition. Mr. Lutz also has a Democratic petition. SIXTH WARD LIST. The men seeking Republican nominations in the Sixth ward are as follows: Robert . Cochrane, William H. Richey, William G. Frederick. John Heisch, J. Frank Minto, Samuel Einstein. Harry C. Siegel, Robert Black. George B. A. Schmidt. Joseph L. Burger. Common Council: John C. Kaiser, Herman Young. Select Council; Frank J. Schellman. John F. Boyd. John M. Morrow, alderman. The ward must nominate four Common Councilmen. The first three men named are in Common Council. Common Councilman T. W. Harvey is not asking a re-nomination. There is a vacancy in Select Council, as Lee C. Beatty, who was elected tnt years ago, is now the city solicitor. There are no Democratic petitioners from the Sixth ward. Republican petitions have been filed by these candidates for nomination for Common Council in the Seventh ward: James Wettach, John M. Riemschneider. William F. Rhall, Henry Oeste, John A. Pfab. The ward elects two common councilmen. Messrs. Wettach and Riemenschneider now represent the ward. No Democratic petitions from the ward appeared. The candidates for Republican nominations in the Eighth ward are: George Hillenbrand. Select Council; Adam J. Schnitzer. Common Council. The ward has but one common councilman, and Mr. Schnitzer holds llie office. John Oslaer does not ask for a renomination to Select Council. No petitions for the Democratic column were filed from the Eighth ward. From the Ninth ward Republican peti tions were filed by these candidates: Thomas J. Stack. Charles E. Wood, Common Council: John S. Ogden, alderman. Messrs. Stack and Wood are now members of Common Council. Wood and Stack have filed Democratic petitions. The ward elects two common councilmen. John J. Murphy and Humphrey Lynch have filed Democratic petitions as candi dates for the aldermame nomination in the ward. TENTH AVARD SITUATION. Tha Tenth ward Republican petitions show the following candidates: Edward Hough. Select Council; Mark W. Marshall, William Roll, Joseph P. Hilldoerfer, James - H. Cochrane. Common Council; George Maul, alderman. Common Councilman C. L. Mohney is not a candidate. The other common councilman elected two years ago, Thomas G. Lambert, is now plumbing inspector. Messrs- Cochrane and Hilldoerfer have filed Democratic petitions. The candidates for the Republican nominations for Common Council in the Eleventh ward are William Morrison, B. J. Casement and John H. Purnell. Charles Hammerle and George A. Young are the candidates for the nomination for alderman. The three Republicans seeking the nomination for council have also filed Democratic petitions, and this is pointed to as evidence again of a slate in which the Democratic ward leaders are interested. Mr. Young is also seeking the Democratic nomination for alderman. The ward elects three common councilmen. Mr. Jurnell is the "new man in the field. Common Councilman Edward G. Lang has filed no petition. Harvey F. Lea, Fred Herring and William Hogel are - the candidates for the Republican nominations for Common Council in V the Twelfth ward. Morris Einstein is a candidate for the Republican - nomination for Select Council. Messrs. Herring and Hogel have filed Democratic petitions also, and the same action has been taken by Mr. Einstein. Another Republican-Democratic slate is indicated. The candidates for the Republican nominations for Common Council in the Thirteenth ward are Frank Hoff and George Lapp. John Martin has filed a petition as a candidate for the nomination for Common Council. Common Councilmen John Bader and Joseph Roos axe not seeking re-election. The Fourteenth is a strongly Democratic ward and no Republican petitions from It appear." William J. Vensel has filed a Democratic petition as a candidate for the Common Council nomination. S. C. Boyd Is now the councilman of the ward. Erwfn Rothpletz is the only candidate for the Republican nomination for Common Council in the Fifteenth ward. There are no Democratic petitions. The ward has but one common councilman, and Mr. Rothpletz has the office now. CONTESTS IN PITTSBURG. School directors are to be elected in all the Pittsburg wards but the fights for alderman are attracting most attention. S. J. Toole, who resigned as alderman of the First ward and seeks election for new term, has filed both Democratic and Republican petitions. Alderman John A. Martin has filed a Democratic petition as a i : i inn tinn iti xn Sixth ward Republican t)u oanrtmatea tor me i nomination are George H. Driver, Charles A. Grimes ana Ai. n. Howe. , , In the Eighth ward Samuel Frankel, William McKelvey, David urnalt, Charles A. Howard, colored, and Isaac A. Uvy, the incumbent, are candidates for the Republican nomination for alderman. John Cahill seeks the Democratic nomination and James A. McCarthy that of the Socialist party. William J. Crowley seeks both the Republican and Democratic nominations for Select Council in the Seventh ward. Isaac Libson is a candidate for th Republican nomination. Peter Duffy for the Democratic nomination, and David Baldinger for the Socialist nomination. W. A. Means, the incumbent, appears as the oniv candidate for alderman in the Twenty-first ward. He has filed Republican and Democratic petition. Edward Gindell. democrat, has filed Democratic, Republican, Lincoln and Citizens petitions as a candidate for the nomination for alderman in the Thirteenth ward. Other candidates for the Republican nomination are George W. Saddler. John H. Shaner, Frank Brown. N. W. Sparr, John Madden. Jr.. T. Holmes Miller. B. S. Frew, J. W. Neff. the Incumbent, and Christopher J. Wolf. ON THE SOUTH SIDE. In the Twenty-eighth ward George A. Jones seeks the Democratic nomination for alderman and the candidates for the Republican nomination are Thomas Cor-ton and James Sherran. Alderman Henry Grelle, of the Thirty-eighth ward, has filed both Republican and Democratic petitions as a candidate for renomlnation. The Forty-second ward, formerly Montooth borough, has three candidates for the Republican nomination for Select Council: George B. Anderson, T. Seeward Metcalfe and John G. Gau-ghan. William H. Baker, Jr., is a candidate for both the Republican and Democratic nominations for Common Council in the Thirty-ninth ward, and A. E. Lomady for the Democratic nomination. The number of women seeking public office in the county was increased yesterday from three to four when Mrs. Sarah Connors, of No. 6035 Osceola street, filed a petition as a candidate for the Socialist nomination for school director In the Twenty-third ward. Three women, as announced in The Press several days ago, are candidates for school directors in Allegheny. CHANCES FOR TROUBLE. The petitions indicate that the Citizens, Lincoln, Civic and Good Government parties are not enjoying good health, as they appear to have placed no candidates in the field. Some of the Republican con-didates, however, are asking that their names be placed in the columns of these parties. If any of these parties come in later with nomination papers they will likely meet trouble. The law says a party muft act under the new primary law if it polled 2 per cent of the highest total vote for any candidate in an election division, either at the last preceding general election or at the last preceding February election. Nearly all the parties mentioned polled the required 2 per cent in many districts last February, although they were amalgamated under the Lincoln party title last fall. There would have been another chance for trouble if the Civic party, for example, had come in under the new primary law. The act Fays that a voter, if challenged, must make affidavit that he voted for a majority of the candidates of the party in whose primaries he proposes to par ticipate, at the last general election. The Civic and Good Government parties had no ticket last November. SAYS JAPAN IS FRIENDLY Prefessor in the Government School Is ' Inspecting tha Local Mills Hosaku Owaoka, professor of the mechanical department of the government technical school in Tokyo, is stopping at the Seventh Avenue Hotel. ' Mr. Owaoka was sent here at the expense of the government to study American methods of manufacturing. He left Japan over two years ago, and since that time has had a varied experience. He landed in San Francisco and after spending a few days there traveled to St. Louis and spent two months at the exposition, studying the exhibits, and especially machinery hall. From there the Japanese professor journeyed to Cincinnati and worked for one year as an apprentice in a large factory and studied the machinery continually while employed in the factory. Later he visited Hamilton, O.. Chicago, Cleveland and other cities, visiting the mills everywhere he went. Mr. Owaoka said that he came to Pittsburg Just to look over the mills, as he had heard it was a great manufacturing town. He said that Japan bought large quantities of goods from this city. In a few months he will leave for Europe where he will spend some time in the study of manufacturing methods in use in the countries across the water. Mr. Owaoka stated he did .not believe Japan would very materially increase its navy, as it no longer had any enemies. He seemed greatly impressed with what he had seen in this country, and stated that Japan had no manufacturing estab lishments or methods to compare with those of this country. He explained that the Japanese government was having the Russian vessels that were captured re paired and would make use of them. NEW OFFICERS INSTALLED. Letter terriers Also Knve Mnslenl, Intellectual and Epicurean Feast. An opei installation of officers of Branch 84, of the National Letter Car rlers Association, was held last night at 1331 Fifth avenue, conducted by James P. Layden. assisted by F. J. Creighton and H. C. Griffin, the latter as master of ceremonies. The new officers are: President, J. J. Scully: vice president, Stephen Lyons; recording secretary, Philip H. Kussian; financial secretary, uavid Blssett; treas urer, James F. Callagher; collector. M. B. A.. James Kerin; sergeant at arms, J. A. Halleron: trustees. M. F. McMahon and Charles Ulnch. After the ceremonies a musical and literary program was given, refreshment served and short talks were made by Postmaster W. H. Davis, Assistant Postmaster George W. Gosser, Jesse Blueatone and J. W. Wardrop. Anti-Bailey Men Claim Victory. Dallas, Texas, January 5. With nearly complete returns from all but a few small boxes in remote country - precincts, the anti-Bailey men axe ahead 88 votes in the Travis county special primary today. It looks as if Senator Bailey has lost the county, but his managers will wait for the official count before conceding the county to his enemies. ' MAYOR IS NOT READY TO GIVE HIS APPROVAL Chary Aboat Discussing Clark's Proposed Amphitheater Contests Over Estimates far 1907 Appropriations BOND MONEY TO RUN FILTRATION PLANT. "I do not care to discuss the amphitheater now. I do not know yet that it Is practicable." The foregoing reply was made yesterday afternoon by Mayor George W. Guthrie to a question as to how he regarded the plan3 of Director James W. Clark for an amphitheater In the ravine at the entrance to Schenley Park. The mayor talked in a general way to produce the impression that he is desirous of knowing how much money will have to be provided for other improvements during 1907 before committing himself to the amphitheater project. "There are a number of improvements that I want to see made before my administration comes to a close, but, more than anything else, I want to see a civil service system established covering1 - all the city employes," was another statement made by the mayor. He then referred to the civil service bill drafted by A. Leo Weil, which is to be introduced in the legislature and which has the mayor's approval. AS TO ESTIMATES. Some interesting facts regardiing the preparation of the egtimates for the 1907 appropriations are coming out. Yesterday it was learned that in all probability appropriation will be made for the maintenance of the filtration plant, which is scheduled to go into service nest September. Controller John B. Larkin claims that $300,000 will be saved out of the proceeds of the bonds for the construction of the plant, and from this can be taken any sum of money needed to operate the plant during the closing months of 1907. He says this would be legal under the wording of the bond ordinance. This appeals strongly to the controller, as he is working hard to bring the tax levy for next year down to 12 mills or- less. Superintendent Morris Knowles, of the bureau of filtration, drafted an estimate of $100,000 for the maintenance of the filtration plant for the latter part of next year, and it Is said that this Item was one of the first on which the controller's ax fell when he got into conference with the mayor. Some of the city officials do not expect to see the plant in operation before October or November. Another story which has come to light is that there has been a spirited controversy between the controller and Director Frank Ridgway. of the department of public safety, with the mayor as the listener, over the appropriation to pay the salaries of the firemen. The controller, it is understood, claimed that the estimate provided was based on every fireman being paid at least $90 a month. He objected because the firemen receive $S0 their first year, $S3 the second and J90 the third year and thereafter. PARK TRACTION LINE. Mayor Guthrie said yesterday that he is still opposed to a traction line in Schenley Park, proposed by Common Councilman Hugh Ferguson. He said that a survey is probably being made by the public works "department and this ia proper, as it was requested by councils. "There would be many months in which a traction line in park would be of no use," said the mayor, "but we would have to maintain the equipment. We would also have to operate a large number of cars when there are crowds at the park and we would have a surplus of cars on ordinary occasions. "People would also object to paying two car fares from their homes to some point within the park. They can easily reach the shady spots by means of the main entrance, the Murdock entrance and the entrance from Wilmot street, where the bridge over Junction hollow is completed. "It seems that the people in this city do not take to the parks as in other cities and I am sorry for this. They seem to prefer to attend some big athletic events, such as a baseball game. In Paris the people walk much farther into the parks than we do here and enjoy picnics under the shady trees." The mayor, during his talk, said that council ought to take up and pass the ordinance providing for smoke inspectors, in order that the anti-smoke ordinance may be enforced. IDENTIFIES FATHER. Victim of Street Car Was a. Resident of KnoTvlIle. At the morgue yesterday afternoon a pathetic scene occurred when the remains of the unknown man, who was killed by a Beltzhoover car at Liberty avenue and Tenth street, Wednesday night, were identified as that of David Edgar, aged 57 years, of No. 412 Dewey street, Knox-ville. The identification was made by a son, Hugh Edgar. Edgar was a laborer and had been miss ing from home since W ednesday, the day of the accident. The body was taken to the home. On Wednesday night Edgar stepped in front of the car and was struck with considerable force and a fractured skull resulted. He was hurried to the Home-pathic Hospital, but never regained con sciousness and his death resulted Friday afternoon. VETERANS TO MEET. Two G. A. It. Posts AVill Install Newly Elected Officers This AVeek. An open installation of the newly elected officers of James H. Childs Post. No. 230, G. A. R., will be held on Wednesday even ing, January 9, at the post . rooms, at Wylie avenue and Kirkpatrick street. An address of welcome will be made by W. D. Grimes, to be followed by vocal music by Misses Hazel Sher, Margaret Stewart, Claude Shaffer, a recitation by Miss Jane Martin, a piano duet by Miss Murray and Miss Hay. a vocal duet by Messrs. Phillips and Beckert, a song and dance by the James sisters, and a monologue by the Jewish impersonator, Howard Pender. Duquesne Post, No. 259. will also hold an open installation at their rooms at No. 227 Fifth avenue, on Tuesday night, when the ceremony will be conducted by W. J. Patterson, past department commander. WILL COMPEL BOARD TO ACCEPT JAP CHILDREN. Washington, January 5. Attorney General Bonaparte has mapped out a plan of legal action as to the exclusion of Japanese children from-the public schools of San Francisco, and has acquainted the President with his purposes. The President was further informed today as to the plan by District Attorney Devlin, of San Francisco, who has been here nearly a week in conference with Mr. Bonaparte. Mr. Devlin talked some time with the President. It is understood to be probable that the action will be one in the federal courts against the school board of San Francisco, to compel that body to accept children of the Japanese race In their public schools along with other children, on the ground that the failure to do so is a violation of the treaties between the two countries guaranteeing no discrimination against Japanese. FAITHFUL EMPLOYES " ROYALLY BANQUETED. A banquet was given last evening at the Hotel AJinex to a number of the em-nlovees cf the upper and lower Carnegie mills. The toastmaster for the evening was W. W. Higgins. The affair waa informal and a number of impromptu speeches were made In response to toaajts. The banquet was given in recognition of the faithful work of the employees, the previous record for the amount ot .steel produced having been broken. DEATH SLOWLY CALLS AWAY PROF. CLARKE Weil-Known Educator Victim of Paralytic Stroke Prominent Men His Friends Dr. George W. Clarke, former president of ML Union College, at Alliance, O., teacher of Senator P. C. Knox, lifelong friend of "William McKinley and an educator of national note, died last evening at 5:30 clock at the home of Mrs. Frank Gibson, No. 516 South avenue. Wllkinsburg. Dr. Clarke wa 84 years old and death was due to paralysis. He was a member of the Mt. Union College faculty for 48 j years, ur. Clarke was born on a farm in Summit county, Ohio. At the age of 22 he entered Allegheny College at Mead-ville. where he graduated in 1851. At the beginning of his second year in college ha was made a tutor In the preparatory department. Immediately after he graduated he went to Conneautville and taught in an academy three years. At the close of the third year he resigned to enter tho faculty of Mt. Union College. During his 48 years there he did not miss a term. He served as treasurer of the college for 20 years, secretary and member of the board of trustees 16 years, and was vice president 14 years. He was president from 1SS7 to 1SS8. From Allegheny College he received the degrees of A. B., A. M. and Ph.D. He founded the large museum at Mt. Union College and contributed liberally to the institution. He purchased the telescope that is used In the observatory. The funeral services next Monday evening at the residence of Mrs. Gibson will be in charg cf the Rev. T. N. Eaton, pastor of the South Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church, Wilkinsburg. He will be assisted by the Rev. Dr. C. W. Smith, the Rev. Dr. James Meachem, the Rev. J. R. Jones, the Rev. Arthur Smith, and the Rev. Frank Conner. The body will be taken to Alliance Tuesday morning and services are to be held there in the afternoon will again be in charge of Dr. Eaton. He will be assisted by Dr. Walds, pastor of the church, and Dr. A. B. Riker, president of Mt. Union College. The interment will be In the Alliance Cemetery. Dr. Clark is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Jones, wife of the Rev. O. B. Jones, of Ashtabula, He also leaves one sister. Mrs. Louisa Smith, of Los Angeles, Cah TO RECOMMEND CANALIZATION OF OHIO RIVER Seventy-Five Millions May Be Spent for Construction of Dams and Locks Washington, January 5. The board of army engineers that made an examination of the Ohio river today submitted its report to the river and harbor board of the war department. The engineers have spent about a year and a half in their work and their report is said to be the most important report that has ever been made on the improvement of tha Ohio. It will be taken up by the river and harbor board next week. Meanwhile it will not be made public. It is known, however, that it treats exhaustively of the Ohio improvement project and that it contains recommendations for the canalization of that stream from Pittsburg to Cairo. As estimated by the house committee on rivers and harbors that work was to cost $60,000,000. It is said that the engineers will show in their report that it cannot be done for less than $75,000,000. The scheme of improvement the board will outline provides for. the construction of at least 52 locks and dams. The greater number of these locks and dams, the board estimates, will cost about $1,-200,000 while those on the lower river it thinks cannot be constructed for less than $2,000,000 each. All of the members of the board have been represented by Chairman Burton to appear before the house committee on rivers and harbors and .make statements relative to the appropriations that will be required for the Ohio improvement project. Colonel Lockwood is chairman of the board and Captain W. S. Seibert is a member of it. The house committee will take up the project next week. A large appropriation for it will be authorized in the river and harbor bill to be passed at this session. ALLEGED FAKE SLEUTHS ARRESTED LAST NIGHT. While at the saloon of John J. Heil, No. 145 South Twenty-second street, early last night, it Is -said, Edward Levey, who lives at No. 1718 Logan street, and Frank Stewart, of No. 1829 Anne street, claimed to be detectives, and displaying "phony" badges, attempted to collect money for slot machines which they alleged to be In operation there. They were arrested at 7 o'clock by Officer D. J. Mangan, on a charge of being suspicious persons. It is alleged that Levey and Stewart devised a plan by which they expected to force saloon keepers into paying money under threats and insinuations, but were unfortunate in selecting a victim. FOUND DEAD BY DAUGHTER. A&c& AVllkinsburs Painter Died Snil denly from Attack of Pneumonia. Maurice Carpenter, aged 62 . years, of No. 12 Fairmount street, Wilkinsburg was found dead in bed at 6 o clock yes terday morning by his daughter, Mary, aged 11 years. The aged man and his two children. Mary and Thomas, aged 9 years, lived in a two-room house. He had been ill with pneumonia for a time and this morning the child could not hear him breathing, and became alarmed. Aft er repeated attempts to awaken him the child discovered he was dead. Carpenter's wife died several years ago. He was a painter by occupation. The children are being cared for by their uncle, William Nr. Trimble. HERB DOCTOR FOUND DEAD IN M'KEESPORT. Dr. John Ludy, aged 48 years, a dealer in herbs for . several years in McKeea-port. was found dead in bed yesterday morning by Mrs. Mompoting, who is 4 years ol?. and with whom he lived. Heart trouble and pneumonia caused death. He had been a resident of McKeesport for 12 years. He cad no relatives m tnis vi cinity. MERCHANT FELL DEAD IN HEIDELBERG STORE. John Frank, aged 42 years, a merchant of Heidelberg, dropped dead at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Frank had just re turned to Heidelberg from a trip to Carnegie, where he had purchased goods, when he was suddenly stricken with heart disease, and expired before friends realized he was ill. Refuses to Be Candidate. Charles H. L. Orton. who was suggested for school director in the Third ward at the Democratic meeting last Tuesday night, has declined to run and yesterday withdrew his name from the petition filed at the county commissioners" office. YOUTH SLAYS , BOY BROTHER Lexington, Ky.. December 5. During a fit of anger Harry Sturgili. X0 years old. shot and killed his brother, Willie Sturgili, 13 years old, today, at their home on Colliers Creek, In Letcher county. After committing the crime the lad walked 16 miles to Whltesburg. where he surrendered to officers. saying he would commit suicide If they did not lock him up. The murderer has spent two rears in the State reXormatory. The For the Cure of Dr. D. G. AJHnder. late of Chicago, known to be the world' arreateat opcad offices fn the Peon BldK-t Jan, day. I have learned from those who took ny treatment that there are thonaanaa,' this vicinity navtnnr some form of skin disease, and In order to relieve those mx prove to them what my new discovery For the convenience and. privacy of ladies aad children, I will have a lady to treat tbeia la a separata office under ay instruction. I Insist on all persona bavins; any skin disease to call and see mm. Consultation free and correspondence solicited. Children's Day, Saturday. DR. AlllfMR'S MEDICAL INSTITUTE Sixth Floor, Pcnn Building, . . Pittsburg. Pa. Honrs, 8 a. m. to S p. m. No Snnday P0WLEYIS IDENTIFIED Man Suspected of Being McMillan Murderer Recognized as Train Robber Richmond, Va. January 5. Robert Mc-Lane, the conductor who had charge of the Sea Board Air Line's southbound New Tork and Florida vestibule train on the trip between Washington and Richmond on the night of the holdup and robbery near La Crosse, has positively identified Charles Powley. alias L. C. Cox, alias John C. Andrews, as the man put off the train at Acca lat Saturday night. The robbery at La Crosse occurred early Sundav morning. Edward Ferrell. a porter, who was aboard the train when it arrived at Acca, will also be called upon to identify the prisoner, who is now being held in the Mecklenburg county jail at Boynton, for the purpose of identifying the prisoner. Powley. who Is under suspicion of being the man wanted by the Pittsburg police for murder committed in that city, will only have to prove an alibi in order to escape the clutches of the law. The indifference of the Pittsburg police goes to prove that they don't attach much faith in the presumption that he is wanted by them. TO ATT E MO INSTALLATION. Dnffey and Turner to Be Present at Lyceum Tomorrow Xlght. Daniel Duffy, of Pottsville, Pa., national president of the Irish Catholic Benevolent Union, and John J. Turner, of Philadelphia, general organizer, have been invited by St. Lawrence Branch No. 693 of the Epiphany parish to be present at its next regular meeting tomorrow evening at Lyceum Hall. Washington street, on which occasion the newly elected officers will be Installed. While here other branches will be vis ited. On Wednesday evening, January , both gentlemen will attend the euchre and reception to be given by Branch No. R03 at the Eagles Hall, Fifth avenue and Smithfield street, after which an informal reception will be given in their honor by Branch No. 603. Sister branches of the order, both in the city and out of town districts, are cordially invited to be present. CLAIM HITCHCOCK IS PROSECUTOR OF WARREN. Washington, January 5. The discovery today that the interior department was conducting an investigation into the con duct of United States Francis E. Warren, of Wyoming, in connectidn with alleged illegal fencing of public lands, has re vealed the existence of a bitter feud be tween the senator and Secretary Hitch cock. It is charged by the senator's friends that the secretary has been relentlessly pursuing Mr. Warren for several years. They hint that the publicity atending this latest phase or their differences is but n part of a matured plan to discredit the senator before the secretary retires from office on March 4. TO SEND COLORED TROOPS TO THE PHILIPPINES. Washington, January 6. The war department this afternoon officially confirmed the fact that the negro troops of the army have been assigned to service in the Philippines. It declares, however, that this is merely in the interest of an equal distribution, and characterizes as "utterly absurd" the belief that these orders are prejudicial to the colored troops or have been made on account of the Brownsville affair. Desperailoa Captured. Jackson. Miss.. January 5. The three Longstreet brothers, negro desperadoes, who participated In the assassination of Conductor Harrison, of the Mobile & Ohio Railroad, near Crawford, Miss., on Christmas day, were brought to Jackson tonight by Deputy Sheriff Culley, of Winston county, and placed in the city jail for safekeeping, the authorities fearing that a lynching would be attempted if they were returned to the scene of the crime. The three negroes were captured near the Ncosha county line by Messrs. Dancy and Halbert, wrio had been on their trail since the day of the killing. They state that their brother, George Longstreet. who was killed during the shooting affair with Conductor Harrison, fired the shots that resulted in the lat-ter's death. This, however, is disputed by eye-witnesses. Kewale Leaves Tomorrow. When "Jimmy" Flaherty, the legless newsboy, leaves Union Station tomorrow morning at 11:30 o'clock, for college, he will be given a royal send-off by hundreds of newsies who will gather there to bid him God-speed. Invitations in the form of cards have been distributed to all the newsboys of the city, with the request that they bring a few pennies with them in order that "Jimmy" may have a little change to put in his bank. Railroad Officials Go East. J. J. Turner, third vice president of the Pennsylvania lines west of Pittsburg, and several other high officials of the road, left on a private car last night for Baltimore. Three private cars, belonging to as many officials, are standing in readiness in the yards and it is expected that most of the officers of the lines west will have left for the Hast by tomorrow morning. Pythians to Select Temple Site. Alliquippa Lodge No. 3(57, Knights of Pythias, of McKeesport. will erect a temple to cost from ?i.0,000 to $20,000. A committee will meet tomorrow evening to select a site, of which there are 12 offered. "Found Dead. In Office. Knoxville. Tenn., December C James Lisomb, an insurance man, was found dead in his office here today. The police are making a thorough investigation, as foul play is suspected. DIED. BONHAM Suddenly, on Saturday, Jan-nary 6. 1907, Mrs. Parker Bonham 'nee Dora Hazel), beloved wife of Parker Bonham. In her 28th year. Funeral services from the residence of her father. Mr. Hazel, 24 Jackson street, Tuesday, January 8, at 2 p. m. CORKIGAN On Saturday. January 5. 1907, at West Penn hospital. Harry Corrl- gan, agea da years. Funeral from his --daughter's residence. 2 Fingal street, Mt Washington, at 9:30 a. m. Tuesday. January S. CUSHIN'G On Friday, January 4, 1907. at 11 J2ki p. m.. Patrick M. Cuaning, be ir LnJ World's Greatest Skin Specialist With His NEW DISCOVERY and all Shin 2, 1907, and kaa waited on 93 patients nn will do, I will Rive treatments for two Office Honrs. DO YOUR EETH FI To everyone needing a set of having teeth that do not fit, we are owners in Pittsburg of the great adhesive, STICK-FAST plate. The newest, most comfortable and tightest fitting plate ever Invented, and we guarantee to fit any mouth or no pay. Think of It. If we don't give you a fit it does not cost you one cent. The STICK-FAST is made for either upper or lower jaw. . And the price, for a short time only, in order to introduce the wonderful STICK-FAST plate. Is only n SPECIAL Anyone having a set L - . .1.. 1 . l nui ii l penecuy, can nave mein rtiuuueieu uu iub o i lvrv-r i yiam for only $2.00. Gold Crowns and Bridge Work, $3.00 a Tooth. Fillings, 50c and $1.00. Teeth Cleaned, 25c. 10 per cent discount If you bring this ad. Call and let us explain our new Alveolar process of inserting teeth without plates. Everybody visits THE OLD RELIABLE BOSTON PAINLESS DENTISTS 447 SMITHFIELD ST. Opposite Kaufmann's. 1c to 2 So SPECIAL SALE TUESDAY STARTS 10 A. M. MARKET BASKETS All shapes and sizes. Here Is a chance to buy that Basket you want at a price that will please you. SPECIAL SALE THURSDAY STARTS 1 0 A. M. GRANITE WARE Stock Pots 25c. Rice Boilers, 25c. Large Water Pails, 25c. Coffee Pots, 25c. Tea Pots, 25c. Dish Pans, 25c. Regular 50c Double Burners, needle valve, for 25c. This burner is a famous make. We are not permitted to use Its trade name. NOTHING OVER 25 c C. G. MURPHY'S ,c 'Vtore 315 MARKET STREET Visit our East End Store, 78 Frankstown Ave. Call and see the. bar- gains at our Sharpsburg Store. loved husband of Elizabeth Cushing (nee Barrett) aged 83 years, at the family home, No. 424 Evaline street, Kast End, city Funeral on Monday at 8:30 o'clock a. m. Requiem mass at St. Joseph"s Church, at 8 am. Friends of the family are respectfully Invited to attend. DOOLIN On Saturday, January 5, 10O7. at 8:30 p. m.p Catherin, widow of the late Wm. Doolin, aged 72 years. Funeral from her late residence, 523 Frazier street, Allegheny, on Wednesday, Januarv a, at 8:30 a. m. High mass at St Andrew's Roman Catholic -Church. Beaver avenue, at 9 a. m. Friends of the family are respectfully invited to at tend. DALY On Saturday, January n, 1907. at 5 p. m., at tier late nome. xno. io Brownsville avenue. South Side, Annie C daughter of Patrick and Delia Daiy (nee Lyden), in ner zotn year. Notice of funeral later. FOK8YTHE On Thursday, Janauary 3. 19o7 at 2 p. m., at the residence of his father, 29 Vine street, Pittsburg, James, Jr., son of James, sr., ana tne late itacnel Koeppel h'orsytne, agea year. Funeral services on Sunday afternoon at 2 o clock, r nenas or tne iamuy are respectfully lnvitea to anena. (New Martinsville (W. Va.) papers please copy). FLANDERS On Thursday, January 8, 1907 at 10:10 a. m., at his resiaence, west Liberty avenue, West Liberty borough, Albert H , beloved husband of Mary Jane Flanders fnee Strildy). aged 72 years 5 months 3 days. Funeral services Bionuay B-nrnwui i 2 o'clock. Friends or tne iamuy arc re spectfully invited to anenu. iiuciuicm .v South Side Cemetery. . FAGAN On Friday, January 4, 1907. at 1:30 a. m.. John Fagan, at his late residence. No. 409 East Carson street, South Side. ,, Funeral from his late residence on Monday morning. January 7. 1907 at 8:15 o'clock. Hif?h mass at St. Malachi s Church West Carson street. South bide, at 9 o'clock. Friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend. FRANKS Suddenly, on Saturday. January 5, 1007, at 2:30 p. m., John Franks, in his 62nd year. Funeral services from his late residence. Railroad street. Heidelburg. Pa., Tuesday, January 8. at 2 p. m. Friends of the family are respencfully invited to attend. JENNINGS On Saturday. January 5, 1907, at 6:30 p. m.. at his residence. No. 6600 Fifth avenue, Richard M. Jennings, aged 45 years. Announcement of servica will be given later. MOORE Suddenly, James Regis, son of John and Catherine Moore (nee Crawford) in his 14th year, on January 4, 1907, at' 5 p. m., at his residence, G325 Dauphin strest. Funeral from his parents' residence on Monday, January 7. at 8:30 a. m. High mass of requiem at St. Lawrence's Church at 9 o'clock. Friends of the family ara respectfully invited to attend. McCORMICK On Thursday, January 3, i Liu i Disease akU y FREE to weeks. Bell 'Phone S17T Orant 7SZ false teeth, but particularly to those making a great offer. We are the sole S of teeth, upper or lower, that does S . t ' T T T7. o 1 . C First Door from Fifth Ave. STORE 1907, at T p. m.. Dora Elizabeth, beloved wife of Robert McCormlck fnee Lauder-bough), at her residence. No Ki street, Mt. Washington, aged 63 years, 2 Funeral services Bundnv nft.mnn. January 6. !9o7. at 2 o'clock. Friends of j the family are respectfully invited to at-tend. Interment In ML Lebanon Cemo- ' tery. NTJTT On Friday, January 4. 1907. ; at 11 p. m., George n. Nutt. ' Funeral services at his residence, N. ! 814 North Euclid avenue, 13. E., Hun-day afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Interment private. RAHN On Saturday morning, January 5. 1907. at 3:65 o'clock, George W. Hahn ' eon of Walter G. and Elizabeth C. Raha ' (nee Perkins), aged 8 months. Funeral services Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock, at residence, f33 Second strest, ' Allegheny. Interment private. SHAFFALO At the Pittsburg Hospital. East End. on Friday, January 4. 3o7. at 11:30 p. m., Mrs. Josephine Shaffalo, aged 20 years. Funeral from the residencs of Doml-nlck Dallas, No. 1 Batavia street. Thirty-seventh ward, Pittsburg. on Monday morning, Jam ary 7, at 9 o'clock. High mass of requiem at Help of Christian (Italian) R. C. Church, on Meadow street, at 10 o'clock. , STUART On Friday, January 4, 1907. at 9 p. m., Margaret, widow of Jacksoa G. Stuart, aged 74 years. Funeral services at the family residence. No. Emerson street. East End. Monday afternoon at 2:0 o'clock. Interment private. (Philadelphia papers please copy.) SULLIVAN Suddenly, at Butlar, Pa., on Saturday, January 0. 1907, at 2 p. m., Joseph T. Sullivan, aged 3 years li months 20 days. Notice of funeral later. STARKAMP On Thursday, January 3, lixi7. Ms. Augusta Starkamp, beloved wife of Henry B. Starkamp, aged 07 yeaers 3 months and 17 days. She is survived by her husband and seven children five daughters and two sons. Funeral cervices at her late residence, .. 412 Grandview avenue, McKeesport, Pa., Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment in Verwiilles Cemetery. Friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend. "WALSH On Friday, January 4, 1907, at 7:45 p. m.. Michael J. Walhr in bis 61st year. Funeral from his late residence. No. 101 California avunus. Ben Avon, Monday, January 7, 1907, at 6 a. in. lie-euiem high mass at the Church of Ascension, Jackson street. Bellevus. at :30 a. m. Interment at Sharon, Fa., on arrival of train leaving Allegheny at 8:30 a.-m. city time. (Sharon papers please copy.) WALSH-k)n Saturday, January 5. 1907. at 6:30 p. m., at residence of his daughter. Mrs. A. E. McMurray tnee Walsh), cor-, ner Union arnKf ourth streets, SlieriJa.a-ville. Pa., William Walslu . Notice of funeral later.

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