Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on September 24, 1907 · Page 1
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VOL. IX. >o. 100. HiKilr >o. C27l». SIX r.vuEs. lOLA, KAX.SAS, MLl'TKMUKK, i«. 1IW:.-TJ tSDAV KVKM.Vti. SIX PAGES. PKIt'E TWO CJ:M9. THE ALTON IS IMMUNE JUDGE LANDIS OEHUKS T(» IHroi" THE KEHATE I ASi;, JURY RELEASED FROM OATH MtX HAVE NO FIKTHEH IK TV IN CONNECTIUX WITH ICAILIiOAII. Alton Had Been rronii!>ed Imuiiiitit} If It Helped to Prosecute Stuud- nrd on Compaor. I'hicugo. St'pt -I—It was decii^.-'i. iotlay by JUUKO laudis that the Chica i.M a Alton .-^hall irit bo further pro- iiM'd tor its conn.-c ion with grant- Ui!x n'ii:i;<'> to iln" Stamlard Oil com- I'iiuy for >.hii )nu'iUs Ix^tw. Wliiting. luiiiana ami Kasi Si I.oiiis. It was clainieil by Attorin-y <;<Mi.Tal Uona parte. «lio><> l«>(i T was .•••ad to !.!•• louri by IHsirict Ationii-y Sims, tliiu .Von-i.-oii. rill." pn-.U-voaor of Sim.- i.tHcv. li .iil iiroiuis4 'il iniiiiuiii'y to ib'i Alton roai] i >roviili'.! ii as-^^tl'tl jii KtKjd faiili ill 111 • pru-fi-inion of th.- Stauda :il Oil tvnipaiiN. .\itorii<-y i ;fi;. eral tl .orofoi•• IK-III it was tho tluiv u:' the U'lVfiimi''!:; to ><••. I ^iat w'l further sio;)s toward th.- insiil^hiuin; of the ralroad for lis jiart in :~raiit- iiig roba'.'s. air lal.i-u. Ho asi %.'il that ih" Crand .lir.> siininioi :i 'il to iiivestipai' char(;i> a.-'.aiiist tlio .\!toa. be diacharj :ed. .luc,:.'!' I.aiidis dccliuiMi to discliar^e tho jury but iii >tnift <-l tl.o nii'inbt.-r'; that ih/y no funh-r duty to i"Tfonii in (cumoctiou wiili tho Alton. Tho conn tliui callcil ai- issued I'v -frcsidcnf .Mofliit of tli. Standard, in which it was claini '-l the other niaiiufactiiiers wtre ..'liial'y liuiltv Willi the Standard. '\'\u' court V. ill i 11 vi '.stijjato flic COIKH.'C ! of otiior I, manufacturers and direct. -d Iliat a siib I»oi?ua W issued for Prcsidi.n .Mof- httt. TO iJE.vrilAIN A TAB LINK. .llark- aiiil l{ejiiold «i Will >(.t KcsM Iniuuctioii. A permaneiH injuiu '.ion will luobalt- ly be gr ;Mi ;ed this att-Miioon in districi court against Iteynolds A- Mark?. r» s- traiuing t'.eni from usins their cab line in tli..> illoeal sale of iiUo.vicat- il.g liquor. The delendants ini'ormei t !ie county attorney tiiat they W (>ii !i: not resist iha granting of ilu' on!e;. Uy the arrangcmen!. the county attorney is r .oT to brinir criminal luoseci- t"oDs against them. Th? injniu-tii'u i.- the result ot infonnalion secured b;. the couiry attorney se\eial wi .Ks a -.-o 6.WH) VET TO »E ALLOTTKO. (hie>ia >aH and ( lioi-tan Dolliniuciits pTL 'ed t" Sfle«t Lands. Wa.sh-iiKoii. Sept. LM.—.\;)oiu \;,i'Ciii Chicka.sav aiul Choc :aw Iniiians liav, tailed to tali'' up their allotnifnls ai; ! the t;o\-erniiieiii will -end sevrra! sp^ c'ul agents this fail WIM will ai)p <-al to them lo iak«' up a!lotni''iits and win help tl;iiu selec tii-m. T!:«' < riinient will arbitrarily allot T??»f who sTil! refuse t(.> make s'-i'-ction.-. The Indian buri au has approved r 'wnsiu-- (or Sfillwej; ui.i) JJaliliaua .-Mid additions to tii.- inwn.s i .f Ilushy- h--ad and WaiiriUa. CAN NOT GET A JURY !!>enator Korah Case l 'ruuiiM-> to Be a Lone Dranu Out Oue. Boise. Idaho. Sept. "i. —Slow proir ri ss was made loda-, in an atiempi to becurc a jury in tii^ Senator Bora.'i case. TIK ' ^oveniment anorn-..\s withUiev (hOir chaUenceb a;;ains! -.hv Jtirors ^^lio said they had some op^i:ion as to the e.\iaience of the conspiracy but were not satislit.d of Horaii-- eooiiection with it. Ouf of tli.- juror.s jiesscd ycsierduy. I 'as (lhA-hatTZ''<l cause of prejudice a:,'a ust an> and ai! corporations. THE WE.VTIIEB. FOIB OF VAt HT iKEW IlltO«M;i» Guisoline Taulf Exploded uu Board Bout, Callajiolis. 0.. Sept. :.'4.—.\ .uasoliiie tank on the yacht exploded late last nlgWt while carrying a iparty of twen- ty-t'ro Kieii on thf Ohio river. .\1) wer^ thrown into the water, and four wert drowned. The dead are: .Tohu E. Edwurdf. postoflice clerk; J. R. Blniuiouii. druggitt: K. M. IJiake. at- uistant bank cashier, and J. William. IMXitmaster at HarrlsonviMe. REV. R. H. Ellett will go to Wichita Hondajr to ettend the state meeting of Uie Christian, cburcb. Hs wiU da- lint «o addreacr tbere Taeeday morn- Forecast for KuiisLs—For ToiUirbl iiid Wednesday. JDaia ri ctjroed at local oHice. I". S. Weaihi-r Miireau. yesterdaj. loday .-i:id a year ago. • ij* * Yesterday. Yr. Airo - p 111 s7 7i; 1 p. Ill 7'". Ii p. Ill .sit 7 J S p. Ill 7" i }l 111 p. Ill I'.'; i;i rj inidniL'hi ill' <;i -Max. Tenii' !MI 7 S Mill. Ti -nip .'.I. ~ '<•'< F'recip. 7 ]i. m U "i Today. Yr. .\.i:o .1 III i ;i I a. Ill .'i!i r.'t •! a. Ill a 111 <>'7 i:.'! 10 a III 7 L' 7'> ]•: Ui.i'\t 71 S.' I'recip 7 a. ni '> i' MAY PROMOTE FUNSTON Twentieth kuusas Hero .>laj Ue<'onic .>l».Ior (iener.il. Wiishin -ion. Sept. L'l.— .Vrmy ofli- C'.-s in U^ish'ngion ar.' disctissin:^ villi interest General Frederick Km.- slon's cliaiie s of promotion from tli" f-rade of liiicadier ireneral to thai of iitajor ueneral. If President Koosi • M.'l ilcsii -fs i<> proiiiute Funsion h- can ilo so Oclolxr L'. when ihvr-will b'' a vac:iiicy dm" lo ihe n-iin nieiit of Major (l.'iieral \V:i;iain S. .Mct 'asliC;. row comiuandiiiK tr.e depariipeni of li,' Oako '.as. Th', predictiou is niado 'hat .Mr. IJoosvxelt will pas.s over I 'lOi;- •:"ral I-'unsion and advance an oldc l'ri.i;adier .:;eneral. In fad. if the promotion should ^o III Kun ^ioii iher' V ill be almost as much dissatisfaclio-i as ih -re was ov-.r Fiinsloirs appoint- nii nt as a bri^ader i .eneral in n-cop- niiitoii of h 's capture of .Xqu'nalilo. ScMM -al oRicers have already bee i i'ro.noti'd over Funston. If rresiiL-nt Koosevc't fol 'ows pi'>- cedeiici'. he will give Funston tile pri- r-olion. l-'iTorts have been made, luwevir. to have I.Ini ov-'.rloo;<ed b.- tlie rrestdeiii. in order to .i;iv^' one of I he other onicers of tliat grade who iiavi- f,-tr less tiiitc to soi ve. an o .i- poriuniiy lo beconi'. a major .general. Those nexf on thv> list, and whoi-e re- t'renieiils cojue first, are: IJr'gadiev Genera' W. S. Edgerly. ^^llo will b-' r.-liied in lOlo: Brigadier Genv.ral A. I.. .Myer. November lOt'i: Brigadio.- . eiiera! C. H. Hall. Ajiril. r.'MS; Uij--,. l:er (letieral Cormon. .March. 19lu. and Brii-adier Oeneral J. M K. Havis. Tl.e newest br'.gadi- r. wi'o tv-ju r<>tire nr \i .laaiiary. if Oenrral Uavis si'oul 1 lu'-s this opportunity of promotioi he would no; reach a hiiiher grade b'^- 1( re rciireiie.lit except through tie ieaih of op. of ihe mtijor generals. t;.-iiera! Funston has twenty :.^ar- remaining before h«.' reaches the ag' 4)f reM'reiiieiit. The relireai' Jit of tJeii- eial -McCaskey also will result in •' vacancy in fl. • lisi of brigadh r.s. ami' a :.oiher vacancy will be created b;' !hi- j-.'iir.men! of Brigudi 'T General ICd ^vard S (iodfrey. Oetober '.>. Gener- .1. Coilfrey's frieiuW are eniK-avoring I.I lia \e iiiii, promoted to major gi-n- era! for the f<-w dayF h.. will remain in liie service, after which another ollicer can l.e promoted. FOB I'lBE KANSAS UKINKS. The Mute Board of Health to Inspect I'laees U here BeTenitres are Sold. T(>Iiek .-i. Sept. L 't.—.Ml "joints", driiir o-fs tl::ii M -il litpior. icr cream par'.<•;•.- and contV-etionery .stands: in fac-' every place where drinks of any kind are soid. are lo be inspected ai once by the pure food iiispecior.s of ihe sia:e board of healili. The orders lo ;h>' inspectors were issued todav by [>!-. S. .1. frumbiiie. secretary of the state board of health. The insi'.ectors are In \i>it evei-y nlace where drinks art- sold or manutactiired to see if the premises are in the proper sanitary condition. Tlie pure food law also aiedies to drinks i >f all ki:uI.-<. l-7vt rytPing must be iiioperly lal"-ii.(l. of standard strength and pinity and "itiiou." aduiteration. The inspf^ors will gailier samples for analysis. The "- per cent joints" in some of the town.- are the ones that will suffer most under ilii.-' order. Ii is re- reported that these p'aces Sell the goods without labels or anv mark of idetitilicaiioii This is in violation of 'be fccb -ral laws, as everj thing must be labeled. FRIORIGKSON ARRESTED PRISONER AT DANCE A. W«>od» Was Wanted for t'oniplicit y in Bradford Case—Was Vreparlnt; to Leave When .Marshal Caiiie. .\biHi 11:1,". lasi iii.ulit a hoii .S' Ii; aci- was in full suay at a little resi (ii r.c'.' in lie' e.\tr ;iie soulbea.-lera (/.-.II ol lola. "l"!)!- (iibllers were inuus iiiousiy ir.ading out the music and t .ie jo!!\ Imr.ch of dancers were pli-l-1 n;. ;icr.).-.< the Hour in lime to the music. Liveliest and jolliijjt of the crowi! \ as .\ Woody, a young man about twenty -live years of age. j .\ block away a very dilTerent scene j vas taking place. .\ low. heavy se: man in bhn- uniform wearing a star wiji il... iiiscriinion. •'./ames rreder- icl son. .Marshal of llasseti" was creepi iiig eauiiously around the corner, lie, <-:ine in sighl <if ihe bouse and slojip-j ed a nioniem to listen to Uie mnsie lie ilien peep.jj into. ;i window of the liatice room. His e>es fell on Woody v.Ito wa-^ then in the middle of a set. •Theri- is : he man I want." chuckle..'; the oine- r to hiiiis(-!f .\ few- minute:' lasse.t aitd the music slopped. The stiatns of the violin had not >tt died awa> when Die odicer steppe,) intOj tie daneiii'-: roiini and picking out > V voing Woo.ly. .said in a low tone. "I •.«atil yon." The youii- man made no ,-.li-'))p' lo resist and before iln. daiie-j I rs fully realized it. one (' • .ir unit:-j 1 ei- was iiinler .irresf. nis ".Vueis aa.I bfcn searched and !ie v.as on his way to tie jail. W 'Kidy is waiile-.l here upon •niorm- at on (-barging him witii beim; connected with Ihe Bradford lirotiiers in the ihet! of junk from 'he lolti I 'or;- l.'nd cement company. Woody it is said, is a bad aoior and has already served a term of four \ ears in a r;.l"oriii school in lUinoi .'i. Later ho got into a tight with an ii*;- dersheriff and it required five men to put hlni in jail. Last week he wa.s arrested on su:<- f.icion of being tlie man who robbed (111. Osborne home at 41 .'i South Buck- 1 ye street last Friday night, but he could not be identified so he was re- ha.sed. Wlieii arrested last night Woody was very docile. lie had a binidle with him and said that he iiiienUed to skip out after one more .set wa.g daiio- ed. but nnfortunatidy walled a little U:<> long. Ollicer Frederickson when he Ip-ard that Woody was in town, lemembered that he wa.e fond of danc- ii.ir an,I made his.wa.v to the datic^ where lie landeil his man, OfTicf'r •l.tek I'r.'ed was called in by Mr Fred< ri".-Usoii to asvisi him in making ih.^ :rr".-i in case W.KXIV'S friends offered to n.aUe any trouble. HEARST TICKET FOR '08 KILL I»E.«0( IjATIt PAKTV A.VU TO r.rii .n A >EW O>E TIII: I'LA>. HEARST MAKES A DENIAL BKVANS FKIL.NUS BO MtT INBLU STAND Ills -irANElVEBS. .Ill Early rresldenthil NoniiuaUou by His Iiidependeuee League—.Ulied With Gumpers. Teaebers' ('omniittee Meets. Wichita. Sept. -J". —Tlie e.xeculive commiitee of the Southwc-it Kansas Teachers' aasociation Is holding a caucus ill this city tonight for the pur Hjse of pi. iiarng a program for the annual convention, which is to he Iield in Wellington. Kas., November 20. The out-of-town members of the (..'c- eeuiive committee are Warren Kak- cr. supL -rintendent of the Eldorado i-chof^Is- lAe Harrison, county superintend! .nt of the Suniner county schools, and X. A. Kaker, superintendent of tlie Cedarrale Ecbools. Tiie Westerner toa^ht at the i(r' W'.i.-hili-toii. S> pt. :.'l —I'erji .steiil reports rli .it till- liiiepetidence letigiie. created by and for William Uaiidoliili iie :irsi. colli 'iiiphited the early iiom'n- ;iii )n of a Presidential candid.Ue. are lociay contiriiP'd by di.-patclies from Chicago. Details ap)iear to be lacking In; ihe plan --=0 far as outlined is for a eiuiference in .\:'W York this week which will mark the initial movement for III.' Ilrst annual noniiuating c<ui- \-Jilioii of the league. It has been intimated that Hearst v.oiild trv lo force his own nomination on the Democrats, but this ap- inars to !),• pre|)osteious, in view of the hoslillly toward liiiii in the South, which is making a wry lace over the (irobabiHt.. of being forced 10 sujiporl Liyan. Wiiat'ver objections arc Ufg«'d a".'ain -ii iiryaii in the South appeal w;;h intiniiely greater force to Il/arst. He Altacks Both Parties. .N'ouo'iy outside the charmed Hears-i circle appears to iiave any clearly de- lii ;e(| »j..v,s as to what i .ie Iniiep^n- (iei .ce '.ea.gi;,-. or io >peak iiior(- delin- ile'y. .Mr. Hearst, is tryin--' ti) accom- li!i-h. Uii.'v a few weeks ago one of .Mr llearst's Ni.-w York papers coiitain.'d a bitter attack on the old pailit .s. It spare^l the Deinocrtits none of th-; abu.-e lieaped on the Republicans, l^oih were .-infill, said .Mr. Hearst'.-; (.rgaii. and liie only hopj of the peo- pit la> in Smashing both. This was a s(it of foi-eruniier (if the things to ic-llow .\lthough there has been no Open rupture, it is weil known t 'la: Bryan and Ib-arst have little in conr l ;:oa. TlK'y dislike ••'ich other corda! l" and only self-interest has prevent- ((I the,,, from attacking each other. Hearst's support in Xew York is :ib- soliitely essentia! for .Mr, liryan. The .Vew Yorlit r. in a poliiic-il s' J '.se. has tl..' Xebra-Kan by the throat. AVithoiit X'-w- Y'ork Bryan cannot e:.jieei to make a res])ectable showing i.- a luesidential content. AVithout Mr. liearst. Bryan cannot hope to make evi .'i a n siiectable show-ing in Xew York. TliJ steps outlined for Hearst, therefoi-e. if followed, would mean the elimination of Bryan. He Sug;;e<>ts no One In Place of Bryan Mr. Hiyaa's friends here do not pro­ fess to be able to understand what is to ng on in tlie Haarst tnind. Hearst liiis neve, forgiven Brjan for refusing to come to his support at St Louts in 1904. In that convention Mr. Hearst secured u larger number of delegates perhaps tban be would able to get 'ill il'e regular way in I'.o .is. His only s :icce -s ill forcing Iiiaiseif on liie I'emocratii- party wa.s through' the Inileiiendeiiee b'ague when lie couipill I e,; tip. Xew York Democrats agaiii.-.t • tiitt will of ill" leaders to noiiiiuale j him for governor. If 14earst has anoth- I er l.^emocrat of national reputation in mind for liie presidency, he ha>i car*.-- fuHy concealed tho fact. H'. caused ] Lieiitemint Covernor Chanler who now asks for the lioniinatiou for pros- i.leiit. to be put On the Xsw Y'ork state ticket, bur not a word friendly t.) Chanler's presidential boom liai (ver been permitted to cree)> in any one of the H2arst newspapers. Nor is there :i iJemocrat conspicuous in tho nr.' ion who has Hearst's t'rie»d¥hi |i. He is against tlicm one and all. To Destroy the Denioeratie Parly. .Many Democrats are convincfj that his own luiriiose now is to disrupt tiie U.'mociatic party, thereby niakins i' possible to build up a new party t'lroiigh the Independence league with Ihe cooperation of the labor hadcrs. .\ thorough understanding is sa'.d to exist b'tween Hearst and Goinpers, Ol' the .\nierieaii Federation of Labor. Th-se tw-o leaders could tnake. Bryan formidable, at least, in Xew York. In till- Xew England states, especlnlly .Massachusetts, the H jarst-Gomiiei-s coiiibinatioii has great voting stn.ngth but there. loo. it is hostile to the doni- iiant Democratic influences. It is tlK -refore the impression her*- that the way is being pavjd for a national organization to bi, dominated by Hearst which will have no Denioerat­ ie adilialions .Not (iiie of the l)omocraii(j leader: i.- on sudiciently good terms with Hearst to approach him fcr a confei- e'lce. To «oniinai-> him is 10 de.strov lie party, and to refiisi him recogni- lioii is to court defeat The call for the indeiiendence league conference t<. the Democrats spells oniy- froiibK. Hearst Makes Denial. Xt.w York. Sept. 24.—^Tn an interview jmblished here. William Ran (lolph Hearst takes occasion to deny that he is a candidate for president. }iv .said: "I am not a candidate for till, presidency on the Independent league ticket, nor on any other ticket, and I cannot conceive of any coii- ldit '<in under w-hich I would be willing to b.'conie a candidate." PKESIDE.NT IS MOVI.VG. Taiie .'j Train of Five Cars to Carry Ills EftWt*. j Oyster Bay, X. T., Sept. '.'I.—A spe cial train of live cars will bj requin;d lo effect the transfer of the Tjelong- Ings of the president and his party to Vv'ashlngton. Two express cars are beiqg loaded with household goods, and ths nine I iioises. carriages, etc. The president will proceed to Washington Wednes- da.v. >KW WELL HAS LIGHT FLOW. City DLsappoioted in Well on Youn;; Place. The city brought in a light well on the Youn? place southwest of the city; I today. The drillers were unable to j state today the value of the well, but I it Is not a very good oue. The city ' had planned to tease several tracts in that vlcnlty had the well proved a {good one. THE ilAKKETS. Kansa.s City. Sept. 24.—Catiie, receipts I'l.Oit'J. Steady. Native steer> J4 ."">?'T.uo: cows and heifers $2.00(& I.T :.: siockei-s atid feeders S:?.!)!!*/:> mils .«;;.!'.")It::.:.'.: calves SG.ootgC.oo. Hogs—Receipts ll.oiji). Steady. Heavy ij;r..ii<K.( fi .l .'i: iiackers lij.ly?/ 1;..",": pif.s and light Jtl .^of/«.:!.-.. Wheat — Vi; to one lower. Rei-eipi.-: I-';; car.s. Dec. ttl':..: .May SI.ol':.: -a-di No. L' hard. !»2fiH0>-: No. :!. '.'Ufi X<J. L ' r.d. No. !U 'St!'!'. Corn—Steady. Dec. •>'}: .May .'•-•"'s: cash Xo. I' mixed ."i.'i'o: Xo. ;;. ."ir."-,: .\'e. 2 white .IT; Xo. 'I 'I'i. Oats—^I'tichanged lo half cent liigli- er. .No. L' white 47'.i'(j 1-S: Xo. l' mixed Rye—72 (fi Toe. Hay—Firm. Choice timothy $i:;.iju((i V^.:>{): prairie $Il.tK». Itutter—Firm. Creamery 72'-: pack ing 20. Eggs—Steady. Extras 22: lirsts 20. WJIO.H HAS HOCH NAMED.' Kansas PolKlriauH Wonderlne AI MMI I Successor of .Indgc Hnniphrey. Topeka. Sept. 24.—Governor Hocli v-ill return from Lcavjnworth loiii'-ln He jirobably will name the in-w tax coinniissioner as .soon as he reaches Topeka. The ,„an has bc-i -selected and the gov 'riior has said iltal he i> a lawyer It is belieevd (hat he is a Ddiiocrat. The governor wants to get the commissioner at w-ork as (juickly jiossible as it is nt ccessary tr. ge". all its policies d^>cideil and its rules made up before the Ilrst of the year. Th-. new- commissioner, w-ho?v. <r he is. was notified of his appoint- I'jent Saturday night when the governor sent him a letetr explaining th,i work and asking for a reply today. There are a number of men meation- ed for the place, but L, C. LTils of Smith Senter and D. JI. Dal-- of Wichita seem to be the favorites. Xone of the politicians pretend to.make an aiithentic guess as to who the com- iuission:.'r will be. as the governor i.ever names the man the politician.? e.xpi.ct him to. W. P. Dillard of F'ort Scott, .M. A. Householder of Columbus and ,Iohn If. .\iw-ood of Leavenworth are also pohitei out as possible aii- poiuteos. LEGISLATIUE MIGHT BALK. >o Way to Settle 2.('ent Fare Prolj- leiii, Siiy.s Stanley. Topeka. Sept. 24.—Ex-Governor Stanley this afternoon stated that another way should be found to handb? t\:<! 2-cent fare liituatiou than by a Siv ^cial session. "Governor Hoch cannot control th^ legislature." said Stanley, "even if he tails it toiierhcr. He ha.s no bridle 011 ir. He will be standing on dynamite fhrouth the whole session. The legislature may run aw-ay with him, or it may- balk entirely. I'm against special si ssioiis. exceiif in cases of extreme emergenoi". and nouj certainly exists rtght now." Senator FitzpatricTc of Sedan said it; reward 10 a question about the mat ter:' "It is all up 3 ilie go\eruor and not me '" IKGES LAKGE ATTENDAML. ('hairnian (use of Trans..Mississippi Conirress Itelieres It Neces.sarj. Uarllesville. Sept. 24.—J. B. Case, chairman of the e.tecutive commutt-e O: the tran.?-.Mississippi)i conrgess to be held in Muskogee, came to Bartleg ville today to imiiress on t:;e people cf tills lection of the- territoriei the importance of a large and repretenta- live attendance at the conrgess. •'It is especially important." said Mr. Cas-'. "that the people of Indian Terriloy send delegations which w:il v-ork for the adoption of a resolution calling on congress to remove resiric- t'.inw. A resolution adopted at this gathering next December will act on the next session of congress as noth- ii.g elst, w in. Our meeting will be composed of delegations from every big city and commercial organization west cf the Jlississippi river." FIII.ST KEVIVAL MEETINGS. I 'er. Ellctt Has Arraneed for Special Services. Iter. It. H. Ellett of the Christian church has arranged for a series of evangelistic meetings to be held in the motnh of Xoveniber. The meetings will be conducted by Hev. Ellett for the purpose of working up an interest in the church and increasing Its membership. Special music wi.ll be arrang ed for the meetings. THER is an epidemic of lar/ingltis among Itorses in this community. The disease alf^cts the animals like dis temper to some extent, but seldom proves fatal. It is said that about tiftsen or twenty horses have the disease at the present time, but no ser- i<>us cases are reported. HKINS ACT STANDS INITED STATES (OLKT UPHOLDS SECTION FOKBIDDING llEBATES. AFFECTS] HE KANSAS CI1Y CASES :<»llt KANSAS tlTV PAtJiEHS FINED ifil.-,,iHM) EACH INDER IT. Decision by Circuli Court of Appeals at Denver AiYirnis Fine of W.j,000 Auniuitt Great Northern. Denver. Colo.. Sept. 24.—In an opia- ion announced toilay by the Cnitetl states circuit court of appeals, sitting a Denver, the judgment ofjlhe district -oiirt for .Minnesota against the Great \orihern railroad rebate cases, where in the road w-as finetl $ir >.00iJ, was prac ic.ill .N aflirnied. The circuit court hoids that the-Hep lurii tict is an amendatory act and not I repealing act: that insofar as it re- petils <jr reproducer portions of the KIkins act il continues them in force ml makes no bfeak in the law, and h.-ii iii.scfar :is it omits or changes provision;; ot the Elkins act it repeals them. The a;-i of granting rebates was admitted ])\ the Great Xorthern railroad eoiii )iany ;ii the trial, ahd the Only '^lUesiion presented by the defendant was whether or not the Elkins act ot i;*i',':, making it an offense and fixing punishment for granting rebates',was repealed by the Hepburn act ot 190G in such a way that thereafter there could be no prosecution of offenses comiiiited prior to the appeal. The district court ruled against this contention of the railway company and he.ice (he appeal'lo the circuit court of app(?als. , The decision was written by Judge- Vaiidevenier. and is concurred in by .ludge Adams an,d;,Riner. The case, originally was a criminal prosecution, against the (.Ireat Xorthern Railway company in the district court of the l.'nited Stales for .Minnesota, and the offenses (harged in. the indictment con sisied of granting rebates upon each of firteeti distinct carload shipments of corn and oats-sliipped b.v a Minneapolis dealer in- Minneapolis to Seat- ibt.docing the nionths ot ^pril. May,— ' Ouae and July. W6. The schedule of the railway at that time fixed the rate upon these coni- aicdities at cents a 100 pounds, and the rebates graiited consisted of allowances ranging from l .'i to 20 cents a 100 pounds. The niaxin\uni fine in this case is $20,000 for each offense, and there are over a dozen-cases of groat imjiortance awaiting the result of the decision lianded down today, notably four cases in Kaiisas City, where the .Arntoiii'; Cudahy, §wift and -Morris Packing companies were each fined Jiri .ufMj for ;ic<:epting rebates. Affects Standard Fine. St. Paul. Minn;, Sept. 24.—United State.i District Attorney Haupt, when informed of the decision of the court at Denver, gave the following statement of tlie Great-Northern railway case and its bearing on other cases now jiending before the court at Denver: . "The (|uestion. passed upon is of supreme importance. It involvea the right to jirosecute any and all cases for the Riving of;rebates. "The validity-. i>f the Standard Oil company line of $29.000!000 depends in a large measure on this decision, for it will have an almost controlling inlluenee of the decision ot the court of appeals in the Chicago dfajtrict, where the Standard Oil comiKiny appeals on exactly similar gropnds. If the decision had been otherwise it w-ould hav(? stopi>eii-alI prosecutions in the Eighth distric^ for rebates, concessions, etc. "The Great Northern company here, and the Standard Oil company in Chicago, claimed that Section 10 of the Hepburn law- jfbntained a provision wliich granted immunity for all offenses committed prior to the passage of the Hepburn !aw, except those cases in which indictments had l^een found when the law- w-ent into effect. In other words, thai Section 10;of the Hepburn law had the effect to repeal Section 1 of the Elkins. law. "In this respect the decision is a great victory for the government, and all other eases bow pending in >f nne- soia against other railroad companies foutgiving rebates will be prosecuted 10 a conclusion. "There were four indictments against the Great Northern Railway coiiijiany. and in this particular indictment, the road practically pleaded guiiiy, but took the ground that the government had no right to prosecute under the law. ."There are eleven Indicttnents of tills same nature in this district, and all of them will be saved by this decision. The Omaha road, one'of these defendants, was fined $20,000 and the Wisconsin Central $17,000 and both their cases have gone to the circuit court of appeals on this same point, and other points."- HEADY FOK CAMP. Location for KcioseTelt Bear Hunt Is Selected. BcfUter Wsati brfsff retalti. Providence, Sept. 24.—k is proposed thai the bear hiint of President Roo«:e veil be made in the east of Carroll Parish, opposite Allaiata, a 8ti <tiOP of the Iron Moii.btain railroad. The carap will be located \eigbtee'a miles from Lake Providence, on the- Tensas river. Several noted bear buiitera ot this parish are on the ground i preparing a place for the camp.

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