Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on October 16, 1907 · Page 1
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i • UL. IX. >o. !m. IVIivlc >o. SIX PAQES. IOLA KANSAS, OCTOBER I«, 1907.—WEDNESDAY EVENING. 8IX PAGES. FBIGE TWO GEHXft WHITLOW HEASiriG 24 ATTORXETS TOO UlSV TO TIJV ailKDL 'K CASE TOMOKKOW. • WHITLOW CAN SECURE M IVtALTUY FUItNDS HAVE OF- FEBED BAIL FOR I'BISONEB. OAicers Uarc Uetu Tuid That Traniii Peddler Mas Lalelj In Silver- dale, Arkansas, Word was received by County Attorney Carl PiiLM-sou last iiishl which may enable Iiini to locate th« tramii whQ can, it is believed, give inforniu- llon as to the Our Alliance razor which was found near where the body of Miss Sai.p lay. This tramp it will be remembered was selling the Our Alliance razor and upon leavius here fald he was going to Morau and from there to Texas. The writer tells Mr. Pctersou that a tramp answering; in detail the de.scrip tiou of the tramp who was hi -re, had been lu Silverdalo, this state, uboui a week ago and was goin.c .Mjuth. The tramp will be easy to identify as he had a peculiar speech and was a cripple. Mr. Peterson will double his efforts to locate the man. The tramp's name is believed to be U. I'aull .v. In case he is found and can remember to whom he sold Our .VUianee razors in .Moran. if he did sell any there, the mystery in iho case may be solved. Hence the importance of locating him. ihanire Date of Uearlug; The hearing of Whitlow who 1= charged with the murder of .Miss Sapp has been sot for one week from tomorrow or October :;itli. The hearing was to have occurred tomorrow but Judge Man ford Schoonovcr who is asbisiiug the prosecution was unable 10 be here this week as he was compelled to take depositions in Kansas City, and F. J. Oyler of the defense, was also unable to jiive attention to the hearing this week as he has several cases in court. The attorneys got together last night utid agreed upon a time for the hcuriug. The attornev.- fur lioili the defeute and the state are bn.^^y collecting evidence in the case. Yesterday .ludge Schoonovcr, Chris Kitier and County Attorney Carl Peterson went to Morau atid looked over the scene of the tragedy and talked with parties who know something of the case. Cost of Caj^e. County Attorney C. ,1. Peter .'^on said today thai in his opininu the Winiloft' ease would eo:-l iTobabl> JO.'.'t'O. It has been variously estimated at from $a.O (Ki to Jlu.O 't'i, but Mr. I 'eteriion thinks that the averaije e ^tiulate is too high. Th<'r<' will lie a i;r >-at man: wit- in-sses al.d many jururr %yi\l !v called before a juv} t.-, :-,eleeii 1. Hard fo (ai Jvr}. The problem nf gelling a jury of twehe men who are i |ualifie <l to hear tlie evidence will be a duncnli one The ease has bei n read h} <<\il and ji>ung ull over I he runnix- and h.i-! iieen di»t:usseil at every cross rojuls and in nearly every liome in th<- (oun- tv. There has probably never been a cabc in this county in which the people took .vuch an interest us the Make Arransi-menls for Bond. City Attorn.-y f'- J- Oyler. and v:wit.::. Card & Card, held a conference last night on the matter of securing bond for.Wiiilow. Wiile the attor- ie ;.s would not say anything definite- I; as to what was done yet it Is liuown that if the justice fixes thi- bond at what may be considered a reasonable figure. ^\^litIow can se <-ure it. A tiumber '-f friends of WHiitlow v.ho are well fixed have off^-red lo tign his J>ond. At what amount the justice will fix *lie bond is being widely discussed. There are those who tliink that the amount will be placed very higii while others opjKise the idea. Letters, most of them unsigned, are now iKJuring into the sherirC 's ofllc;\ tilling him of something in connection with till- c'ate. The most of the letters gjve the name.'; of certain peo- ]>lc whoni. Uij writi -r sajs. know soinethiiig about the tragedy or about th«» relations between Miss Sapp and •\V.hilIow. So far the sheriff has not gotten excited over the lett^Ts. He thinks that if the suggestions were of much -^\-alue the parlies who offer them would come in person. WbtUow la Vuod Spirits. ^\•hitIow remains his usual self at the jail. He is in very ptjod spirits and seems to be very confident of his acquittal. He employs most of his time, in-reading. Jailer Hoover Kerr has secured tome magazines for the prisoner which he reads with at least an apparently absorbing interest. A representative of a Kansas City paper today attemj)led to take a picture of WTxitlow. The prisoner refus ed until he could see I)ls attorney. Whitlow did not grow wratliy about the matter but seemed to think he bhould fltsi consult with bis attor -u ;jrtm:nj». MR, PEGKHAM'S STORY Hl!> Yersion of Ciiarge Made \'-'jii!i>t Htm lij- May ISapp's Father. .Soi.u- ini. listing side lights are Uiiouii on tlie Moran murder case hy A. .\. reeUh'.m. who lives near Atchison. The CloI.e of that city on Monday |Mi :iied ihe following story of Pecklnm: A. .A. reekiiaiii. Shannon merchant, yestcrd.iy lnld Clobe'r.porter all he knew about the l;e --inning of the Intimacy "jeiween .Sam WJiiilow and .May Sapp of .Mora 'i. Kaiisu>;. which culminated a we'k a;:o in .May Saiip's death. Ten years ago. wh n I'eckhain was farming near .Mo:;:n. hi;, brother, Tom Pcckham, lived in Moran, and sent his children there lo school. Tom Peckham was a widov.er and his mother kept house tor him. One winter day, ten years ago, a little girl HI the family was sick with •a bad cold, and her grandmotlicr wanted (o keep her out of schrwl. Tlie child begged to go. and the grandmother consented, u|>oh a )>romIse from the girl that she would a.sk the teacher. Sam Wnililow. to let her stay in at recess. That night when the grandmother asked the little girl If .-he stayed In. .she said the teacher wouldn't let her: that at eveiy re- ces.j and Intermission he made all the children go out, and locked himself in the Kxini alone with .May Sapp. Th«? child's father Investigated and found tin- cliiM told the truth, and the school board called Wiitlow before it. They found the charges true, but for tlie good of the" school, and for the .-^ake of .Nfay Sapp, who Iiad always borne a good reputation, the charge was dropiied. Whitlow, however, aiipearcd ;ater in a newspaper card, saying he liad been completely eMdieiaied. This made the board mad, and it appeared the following week, with a card to the effect that Whitlaw had not been exonerated: that everything cliarged and more, liad ben iirovcn true. May Sapp was at this time li! years of age. In the .March following, someone wrote a leter to .May Sapit, asking her to meet I lie writer at a holel at Bron>on. Kansas, six miles away, where she would learn something to her advantage. The letter was delivered in the Siipp family mail, and tin- father •rot hold of it. It was signed 1^ the name of a young man in .Mortui. but h( proved that he" didn't write it. and tlie postmaster described a >ouiig man looking like .\. A. P;'ekhaiu. who had come for a repl.v. The father of May Sapp at once preferred charges ^ainst .\. A. Peckliam and he was r.rrested for sendin.T ojsceno matti-r thiough til'; mall. IVckham's mother went on his bond, and the authorities bad so much confidence in him that the bond was given to him to take home to his moth-r to be signid. The fiist grand jur.v failed to bring in a bill; the ea.-^e ^^as not heard by the sieoiid grand jury, and the third granl jury brought in a true bill Bgaiusi Peikham. At the next silting if theeourt he was preKMit with six- l .-Jlve witn; sses to testify to his good characler, the prosecuting attorm-y wjis not reatly for trial, and the case waa finally thrown out of court. The charre made against PecUham seems ridiciil 'iu-;. consideriiip; that tlin ]if?\i- er of il :e IJroiison hotel |)icked out Sam WJiitlow as the man who appeared at the hotel the day iiann-d in the letter for tlu appointment, ami asked f Miss Saiip had been there. Peckham savK that Wliitlow influenced the Sapp girl w :!en she was only 10. aud that if anything wrong develoiied from her childish infatuation the man was .soLly to blanje. Wliitlow conf<•s ^es that he had been meeting the girl after night for a number of years, but that he was never intimate with her. and n.-vcr i-o much as held her hand. Tliis. in Peckhain's opinion is the silliest of falsehoods. He may not have held the girls hand of late because he was t'-red of her, and was trying to ahak-; off her alliance, but t.'ierc was no doubt that a closer intimacy existed between them in the beginning. Wliitlow was deviled on one side by his wife, because of the gill, and on ihe other side by the girl because he didn't abandon his family and run off with her. He bad to do something, and this may explain yhy the girls throat was cut on? night when Whitlow, according to his owu confession, vva.s alone with the girl. Peckham says Wiillow was a devoted church worker, aud, outtilde gf this affair, was an average citizen. Ho was honest aud honorabia in iiis dealiuES with men, and they are loa'Ui to he- lieve tlie charge of murder. The Sapp Kiri was a qulut, modest girl, who had no boy oompany. and who stayed closely at borne. Sbe loved SCENE OF DESOUTiON PEOPLE OF FOMANET, INDUNA, SPENT THE NllillT IN TENTS. NOTIONAL eUAROSMEN ARE THvRE STATE HAS PROVIDED SUPPLIES AND HOrSES WILL BE REPAIRED. .No Attempt Beon .Made to Loot Ruins —.Soldiers Instructed lo Shoot In • Such an Erent Fontanel. Ind., Oct. IG.—When the residents of this village awoke this morning they encountered a scene of desolation. A number of pcoph; were able by patching up their liouses, to passe a fairly comfortable night. The remainder were given cots placed in tents brought her by orders of the governor. Systematic elTorta arc going forth and within a short time it Is thought that most of the houses will be lilnde habitable. Omcers of the I 'ompany of Indiai; Kaflomil Guard said the night had passed without dls turbancc of any kind. Soldiers were on. guard all night. They were in- ><lrticted to shoot at sight any one who attempted looting, but no such acts were committed. YOiitlow and the fact that she loved him caused her to refuse to participate in youthful and innopcnt amusements where she would meet other men. Peckham says there are other i -'irls ill the Sapp family and he believes that for their sake. .Mr. and .Mrs. Sapp are holding back much thai t'.iey know. They aro denying any kiiowledg.' of their daughter's iufat- ization for Whitlow because of the disgrace it would bring on her sisters. That thoy know more than they arc trlling has been shown hy the detectives worlung on the case. SHERIFF GETS LEHERS Suj>i» Trapedv (au.se.s Mr. Bolllnger'.s Mali to Pick Ip. Par^sins Kan Should you want to no al about the Wbltlow deal, adress a 1 anued man named Smith aud Fred Bugg. Hcfir Livln. — Alistener. The above is a sample of the letl:-'rs that an; being received at tliil sheriffs olBec. This letter was recelM .d by Sheriff Bollingsr yesterday. The sheriff pay;-, un attention to sucli letters being Inclined to the belief that It was sent by a crank. Th<' al)ovo letter was printeil and bore no date mark. The slnriff ha;, also received a number «>r letters from what appivir to be reliable sourires. One was received from the eiiy maisliall of I::ni|ioriu. Hiatiiig that a man hud been at one If the hotels there who talked of tile WJilllow case frequently and acted rather strangely. The sheriff also re- celveil a letti-r from a party telHiig him to watch certain citizens of Moran. whom the slK -riff is convinced know- nothln-' of the ease. Tht- j^rlt- er of the letter evidently wants to make trouble for some one with whom he has had some difference. FILED UARLEH ADDITION TODAY. Lanyou Zinc Compunr Plats Tract Near Edwards Addition. .\ plat was filed by the L,aii.vou Zinc company today of a tract south of Ed- v.ard's addition to be known as Harlem addition. The tract covers about twenty-five acres. The plat of tlie lidgar addition iu Carlyle was also filed intlie recorder's office today. JCDGK S.MITH performed three wedding ceremonies today. J. W. Carlyle aud Miss Nina L. Bower of Chanute; Arthur Wade and Nina A. Dwiiiuell, of Humboldt, and J. W. Stone of Uniontown and Miss Margaret Tykr, of Gas City, were united in marriage at his ofllcc. .VFTER THEATRICAL MEN. lirK ^Ml Jnrj Returned Nineteen Indict* nieuts Against Kansas Citj- Manners. Kansas City, Oct. IC.—The grand jurj- iu tlie criminal court hero today returned nineteen indictments against the managers of the Kansas City theatres for keeping'their places open ou Sunday. THE WEATHER, Forecast for Kansas: Fair tonight and Thursday: warmer iu north portion tonight A CAR JUMPED TRACK STRET CAR TURNED SO.VERSAULT OYER 25-FOOT EMBANKMENT. THIRTY-TWO PEOPLE WERE INJURED ONE MAN DEAD AND SIX OTHERS SERIOUSLY HURT. Accident at Cincinnati, Ohio, Caused hj- Failure of Motoriuan to Control Car. Cincinnati, Oct. 10.—One mau was killed, six jiersons dangerously injured, and probably twenty-live others Slightly hurt today when an Elbcron .\veiiuo car, crowded with passengers, Jttiniii'd the track and went over a tv .enty-five toot embankment at Mount Hope in the wusteni part of the city. Attorney Harry H. Bausch died of an Injury and it is feared that others of the Injured may also die. As the car was coming down a stejp grade the motormun lost control, the cur juniiiing the track, going clear across the street and over a bank. It landed upsldedowu at Cue foot, the heavy tricks crashing through the car, a number of the most seriously hurt being caught Inside. Nearly everyone on board the car was more or less seriously hurt. The seriously injured are: -Miss Bessie-Powell, hip broken, internally Injured; Cashier Vogt. .MI .SS Helen Hall, .Miss Lilly J. Hurt, Charles I^ockhard, Ixith legs crushed and internal injuries; Benja mill Eisenstein, should-'r aud leg Injured. TO CARE FOR DAUOHTER. Mrs. Pet MajrIII Mantcd Fiiye Graham to Make a Promise. Decatne. 111.. Oct. IG.—.Mrs. Iloaa Graham, mother of Mrs. Faye Graham Magill, went on the stand this morning in the trial of Fred and Faye Graham Magill. Mrs. Graham testified that her daughter had always been like a ssiler to Mrs. Pet Magill and their relations were always most cordial. She said Mrs. Magill had Faye promise that in case anything happened to her Faye take care of Margaret, Mrs. .Magill's daughter who was Fayes chum. Faye had promised and the night of Mrs. Magill's death Faye having returned homo from the Magill house, Margaret called Faye up by telephone and said "Mamma wanted me to tell jou not to forget jour promise." SHOE FACTORIES RE-OPENED. Strike of 'Si,m Workers* tlo.-*cd Tncn- ty»Two Factories. St. Louis, .Mo., Oct. IC—Twenty- two shoe factories which have been closed for five w(?eks, because of a strike of shoo workers, rv '-opeiied today. The financial secretary of the union stated that about one per cent of the twenty-three thousand strikers had returned to work. UU(iE A SPECIAL SE.SSIO.X. Carr Taylor Tells Oo^ernor Hoch the People Want It. Toiieka, Oct. Itj.—In a conference w^th Governor Moch yesterday Carr W. Taj lor urged the governor to call a sjiecial session of the legislature for the purpose of enacting a primary election law. "i am goiii glo urge the governor to call a special session at once." he said before going into the Governor's office. "Tlie voters demand it. and what they want should be given them. "I have been around the state a great deal lately and I have found many persons wondering why the governor does not act on tliis matter. The people want a primary. If the governor will call a spccal! i-ession and then send a sharp message demanding that the legislature pass a primary law, I believe It will.be done. If it is not evry man that votes against It will be marked, and everyone will turn In and help defeat him. "I do not believe these fellows would dare to turn down the primary as they did last year. By getting a primary law we would do a .v,ay with all this talk about expenses, i believe these state officials make their cstlniato too high. Every one of them spends more money on a state con- voullon than he would under a primary sybtom." Seyliter Want lii Brisf Budlb FIX MISSOURI FIRST INLAND WATERWAYS DECLABO IMPOSSIBLE WITHOUT IT. IT FlUS UP THE Mississippi PREVENTS IMPBOVEMENT OF STREAMS BELOW ST. LOUIS. President's Great Itojecl and Lakes to Gulf Deep Waterways Depend on Stahillly of Missouri's Banks. Washington, Oct. 10.— IJotli the gigantic Inland waterways iirojeet of the president and the lakes to the Gulf deep waterway will fair unless the .MIs.sourl river is first permanently Improved, declares Uirector F. H. Newell of the reclamation service. Just back from his western inspection trip. "It is apparent that any general and permanent Improvement of the lower •Mississippi can be had only after the Missouri river has been permanently improved and caving banks protected by revetment," said Mr. Newell, today. "The most Instructive part of my trip," he conlluncd, "was that from Kansas City down the Missouri river with the Inland waterways commission. During that trip, consideration was given to the present condition of tranportatlon on the Missouri river, and the possibilities of its improvement. "It Is a saying among the inhabitants along the Missouri that the river has a first mortgage on all the land between the bluffs. As this is the richest land In the country and includes a strip from two to ten miles wide, the value of of this mortgage runs into the millions. "The river annually forecloses on several thousand acres of land, and It is estimated that the value of the land destroyed would pay for the cost of revetting the banks along the entire length of the river where caving occurs. "The amount of sand and clay washed into the Mississippi above St'. Louis is enoroiuus and serves to clog the overloaded stream. It is estimated that eacli year a volume of earth rcp- rei^nted by one square Jnile 40tr f«et in depth is thrown into the Mississippi by the Missouri." GIVES HUSBAND'S YEBSION. Mrs. Keim Says Mr. Bruncr Was at Fault Ton. Mrs. J. C. Keim teleplioued the Uegister this morning and asked that Mr. Keim's side of the story relative to his recent trouble with E. O. Bruner be published. She says that-In the first place Mr. Bruner's story was not correct in that her husband liad telephoned for him to come to LaHarpe and that Mr. Bruuer canio over looking for trouble. She a'so says that Mr. Keim did not strike Mr. Bruner Intentionally with'the kn'fe hut that he was picking a thorn from un<Ier his thumb nail with his knife when .Mr. Bruner grabbed Iil;n around the neck and in his efforts to release himself Kelni aeehlentally struck Bruner with the open knife. .Mr. Kflm 1:^ at tiroseiil In bed, suffering from a rupture. AFTER OUTSIDERS TOO Uev. Mason ,SayK SUii's Attention Will Be failed to Theaters at City Limits. Kcv. .f. M. Mason, pastor of the Methodist church says in case Sunday amusement places in the clt.v are closed aud a theatre opened just outside of the city limits their attention will be called to the state law which governs such concerns. There has been some talk of locating a theatre outside of the city limits if they should be closed in the city. Rev. Ma.'-on says there Is a state law regulating such amusements and that action should be taken. Rev. Mason also says that he does not want the owners of theatres to believe it is a personal attack on them because it is not. "It is for their good as well as for the public generally that the action Is being taken," continued Rev. Mason. AN INVENTOR DIED LX WANT. DaTld Itedtield Prortor Had Patented Detlce for Locomotives. Chicago. Oct. 10.—David Redfield Pro'-tor. eighty-one voars old cousin of ITiilted Slates Senator Redfield Proctor of Vermont, was found dead vesterd -'iv in a cheap lodging house on South Clark street. He once made a fortune frtmi tli.e sale of royalties on <iu Invention which he patented. Tlie 'levlce arrested sparks from funnels of locomotives, thus iireventlng the klni?l!ng of jiralrie fire by passing trains. EARTHQU.IKE SHOCK FELT. Tlbrat'ons at M'ashlnrton Were of Several Minutes Duration. Washington. Oct. 10. —An earth- lUpVe of great violence was recorded <tf the wer.tber burc»»i her t «Klay. The vtropi! motion of dlsturliance began shortly after nine o'clock this tnorn- Ins and subside^ about six minutes later, MAKE ALFALFA FOOD S. D. Ray Will InsUIl a' Manufacturing Plant In lola. lola is going to lead the rest of the towns in Southeastern Kansas by being tlie first to have an alfalfa stock food plant. S. D. Ray. the loca' wholesale fl6ur and feed dealer, and owner of the lola elevator, lias decided to put one of the plants in lola. Mr. Ray returned today from Kansas City, where ho has been for several days buying the necessary machinery for the installing of the plant, aud the first shipment of material is expected this week, and the plant will probably he turning out stock food by the first of November. The plant which Jlr. Ray Intends to install will be located in his present elevator building and will have a capacity of from 3 to r> tons of food per hour. The demand in Allen comity will not of course reqiihe ihat amount of food and so the plant will ba run just as often as Is needed to keep up with the orders. Alfalfa stock food is now all the rage over this section of the country and the stock food plants are springing up all over the western part of the state. Wichita has a big plant, Newton is having one Installed. Cherokee, Okla., iB to have one and many towns are expecting to secure such a plant. Tile alfalfa is to be shipiied directly from the alfalfa country to lola in carload lots, it will then be ground up and mixed with bran, corH choj), oil meal and other good foody in the right proiiortlons to make a good food. The food must be made to conform with tiio pure food law and it was necessary for Mr. Ray to take out a liermit and send a copy of his food formula before he could begin work on the plant The price of bran anil chop Is going as high as $1.25 a hundred at this season of the year which leads Mr. Ray to believe that there will be a great demand for the alfalfa food as it can be sold just as cheap as the corn chop and bran and is said to be much better for the stock. SURRENDERED HIMSELF VOTE WONT COUNT COURT GIVES FISH ILVNDICAP Ef ILLINOIS CENTR.VL ROW. E. H. HARRIMAN CLAIMS GONTROl DECLARES HE HAS FISH BEATEN WITHOUT CONTESTED SHARES. E. H. Harrlmjm Reaches Chicago to Take Part Iu Contest for Control -:Flsh Wanted Presidency. Chicago, Oct.' 16.—E. H. Haniman was today, by an order of court, deprived of the voting powerof 286,731 shares of Illinois Central stock in the annual meeting ofthat railroad company, whieli opens here at noon tomorrow. The order of the conrt was practically identical with the modiflcatlon a.sked by the attorneys of Mr. Harrlman. Both sides dTalm a victory, Mr. Fish because the en* joined shares will not be effective at the election, and Mr. Harriman because his modification was secured. These shar ^^s of stocic ruled out are those held by the Union Pacific Railway Company, the Railroad So- •. curities Compfiny of New Jersey and the Mutual Life Insurance Company of New YorkJ against which a tem- ^ porary Injunction was yesterday. Is- , sued by Judge Bail in the superior court. •Mr. Fish yesterday asked that the voting :of tlic^e shares be enjoined., The court today, after extensive argument by the attorneys of both slfias modified the injunction by permlttlxijC the shares to be voted under the con» ditlon that if any one of these shares should have a decisive effect on any vote taken, the entire v6te»is thea to be null and void. In other words, Jlr. Fish is given by the court a handicap of 280.71; 1 votes, and 1° ofrder to defeat him on any motion or seso- lution which comes before the annual meeting 51r. Harriman and his friends must case 286,732 votes more fbaii.-ars - crast by ^Ir. Fish aud his follower!. Man Passing as Minister of the G»spel.{ Tho toti'l;'ute ^«^^8^re& « the Escaped From Prison' in 1906. 1 the Illinois Centi;kt nnmbcr 960,i0<h j Counting out .the shares affected 1^ ••4 •J Chicago, Oct. 16.— Attired as a minister of the Gospel, a stranger entered the office of the Indiana state prison at Michigan City, Indiana, yesterday aud declared that he was Allen J. Lawrence, and had escaped from pris on September. 1900, while serving a term for an alleged attack on a girl. He said he had worked in the harvest fields in Kansas and Nebraska and had finally embraced religion and became a successful Methodist evangelist. His conscience hurt him an"' he was anxious to serve out bis term FREED AN AUSTRIAN CONVICT. A Nobleman Had Spent Seven Yearx in San Quentin. San Francisco. Oct. 16. —After seven years of bfid servitude In the San Quenfln iienitontlary, Simon Munck- ros of Von Vctsera, a scion of a noble Austrian family, and a notorlims footpad who terrorized San Francisco an"* suburban towns in the si)rlng of 1904 has been freed through the Instrumentality of the Austrian government. .MAY CONSTRUCT NEW BRIDGEJ>| Street Conimlssloucrs Favor luprorc- ment on Dougla.x. The council will take ui> the matter of constructing a large cement bridge across Coon Creek on Douglas street at tomorrow night's session. Street Commissioner J. S. Walker says that there is a great deal of travel on this street wiiich makes it almost necessary to construct this bridge. Commissioner Walker will recommend that this bridge be constructed at once. OFFICERS Phillips and Ilildreth last night arrested a drunk who was wandering about In the Santa Fe yards. He was an lola resident who came In from Dealing, where he has been working. He laid in a supply of liquor when be started to lola and upon his arrival here was very drunk. He was fined |3 in poUce court today. THE MARKETS. Kan-sas City. Oct. 16. —Cattle, 10,000. Steady to ten lower. Native steers $l.SO(gO.Si): cows and heifers %2.00& 4.75; stockers and feeders $3.00 (!i 5.'J5; bulls $2.50@3.7."i: calves $3 .uO @6.75. Hogs—Receipts 11,000. Five to ten lower. Heavy $C .00@6.1u: packers $0 .05 (50.30: pigs and light $5.75®6.30. Wheat—Receipts 86 cars; Vi®!^ lower; Dec. 99%: -May $1.01%; No. 2 hard $1.02@$1.05; No. 2 red $1.07. Corn—Unchanged; Dec. 56; May 57>/2: No. 2 mUed 01%; No. 2 white 61&61V4. Oats—Unchanged to higher; No. 2 white 49®50: No. 2 mixed 52. Rye, hay, butter and eggs all un- chai|i£ed. CUcAKo GraJa Markela. meat—Dec. $1.04!i; May $L10%. Com—Dec. 62%; May 63^063%. Oats— Dec. 54 T4 ; May C5%. Pork-Jan. »16.87,H. Lard—Oct. |».26i Jaa. |».06. Judge Ball's decision today, the total effective vote is 663,669 shares. Bas- dd upon previous meetings of the Illinois Central railroad, the estimate is made that approximately 100,000" shares will not be voted. This, iu the jplnlou of the attorneys in the case, will leave a iprobable representation of 563,660 shares at the meeting. The decision of Judge Ball was granted after the attorneys for Mr. .larrlman and" Mr. Fish had filled the .iay with arguments, and was the re- jult of an agreement reached be- .ween Thomas Nelson Cromwell* rcp- ^sent ng Mr.j Harriman, and Judge . arrar of New Orleans, who ac;ted for Jlr. Fish. At the opening of! court, .itiorney Ralph M. Shaw presejnted a •jiotlon in the name of President Har- M.an of the Illinois Central, aslds'^ or a mod flcatlon of the tempomr/ .ujunction Issued yesterday. The modlfyiiig order was made, and. i was provided that the date of the •oRtponed meeting. If an adjournment jecomes necessary, ahall be Decern- uer IS, Attorney Herrick. In speaMng in .upport of the' modification, declar- J that President Harahan, of th« I lino s Central hold proxies to ;tha .imoiiut of 500,000 shares and tbat other holders representing 96,000 shares would vote with Mr, HiM ^a^U. This included, the 286,731 shares enjoined yesterday, leaving the claim if the Ilarrinian people of their ]rot- hg strength • of 308,000 shares In round numbers. Possibly Can't Vote AU. Mr. Herrick^ asserted that Stuyvesant Fish was'desirous of being elated a director of the Illinois Central and declared that the Railroad Securities company, the voting of whose stock had been prevented, had, prior to 1901, owniHl S0,000 shares of stock and that In the years from 1901 to 1903. inclusive, the pnpxies for I this stock were given to Fish and Voted, by him at the annual meeting. It was also declared by. Mr. Herrick that at all annual meetings prior to 19^6; Hr. Fisli had voted by proxy the 6,000 shares of the Mutual Life Insurance company of New York, a proceeding which he now claims, was illegal.' : Judge Farrar of New Orleans, opening for Mr. Fish, said: "Jly client has no desire to take advantage of this restraining order. He wants the matter finally disposed of by the courts. We are wUlins to do anything reasonable to get a- speedy hearing of this issiie, on its merits. We Suggest that both sides agree to haS'e the meeting continued until the court has had opportuait/ to hear thej case on its merits." —f-— • SAY HARRIKAN CANT LOSE. Meeting: of IIUBOU Central Began Today. Officiate Chicago, Oct. 16.—The annual meeting of the lllfnois Central in wbidi s warm contest la expected for the control of the company between Flab and Harriman opened at noon tq^nr. The followers of Harriman declar* there is no probability; of his ioatny co|itrol ot the SMetiag. ' . . . I CI

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