Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on November 26, 1907 · Page 1
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• : 1. IX. TOL. IX. K*. Mi Whvto 9 «b OM. I ! SIX ^AGES. lOLl, tJUISAS, XOTKUSm 91, 1M7^TUE8DAT ETKXINCL MlEStMl BSDQKiNS SAYS HE is FT. SCOTT GDiOBID DOCTOR CHiMCb WITl MANSLAUGHTER. OF GRIME mSS REILIT SPOKE OF A FT. SCOTT COLORED FHYSICUN. BroAklBB* Heari^l TeUlft Set for Frlday- j [4iplkat «9 Sr. . WHMtoib ooooooooooooooooo o o o o o 9 o o. o o o o o 0 o o o op o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o as.: An ; Inqnest Allen eonntj, 20, 21, 28, 25, BeM,i C*(«neri •n tkeMy Uen, laltowed O THE VERDICT. O State'of Kang^ Allen Connty,..© O kiMen at lola, KUIMUk OBvtkb imjK of KoTeai' ber, IWT^.befdria ae, DsTld VT, , ot aM Connty, there l]rli« 4ckdi By tte Jnr^ •n wlNi^Baitt« are hereuto flBbwribetf: '"fee said Jarora «p«n ttieic M tkB, do aay, tkat . ease t* her tetemal heBMr< lUade ReUIr, deatli freia.w^ _ rhage Jtlw..reknlt •( aa abttr< hj TypfeoM •ym. ptABBi and we^Xaither belleTe IroailtlieiteBtlbdBir, tkat C. H. WheatAn maT tapUeated In kariaff the aMitlen pettoraied« and <w« hitUer betieTe that Mid abortivaWia the ranit of •t criminal operatloa per- feraed by a nkysielaa or pby. alcfauu resIdlQg in Fort Seott, KaMaa, or Kansas Clty^ Mis- soarl, or both. In tesUnioi^ whereof, the uM Jarora hlkTO hereaato set tketr hands tUa 2&th day of MoTeaiber, A^TDU 1M7. M. «. BOBINSOX. £. J. SCHWARTZ. J. K. FOU'ELL ' B. F. ROBIHSOX. W. A. WHEELER. H. HOBART. OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO •fHthia a few Wours after the above jfiHivtJmu bronkht In by the coro- neFia Jiay. In. thb Maude Reilly in- quat. tit. M. • Ol BhrnUnB. colored, ot Pott Scott, ^^aa iiiider arrest charged with first degree manslaughter in performing a criminal opera­ tion.upon the dead girl.' The Jury brought in the verdict early in the evening, but it was not made ptblie in order that it might not Interfere with t^e oOcera arresting th&' physician supposed to have performed the operation. Sheriff . Bollinger and Countjy Attorney Peterson wept to: Fort Scott on the evening Missouri; Pacific land going direct to the oOc0 of County Attorney Caldwell caused a warrant to be issued for the tolored doctor. The accused man was found alt his home. He was called otit of bed about one thirty this momiog; and the warrant read to binK In afew jminntes he had secured $3'^000 bon 1 for Iiis appearance Friday in justice coart. Says He Is lanoeeat This morning a reporter for a Fort Scott paper smifAit an interview with Dr. Brocddns but not with great success. Other than to aay that he QCV^ er heard of or san^ Mr. Wheaton and Miss Reilly, that be was entirely Innocent and pot in the least alarmed as to the results of the case, he refused to speak. Dr. Rro^ins is about thitry-five years of lage. in appearance is s typical colored ma i and is said to have considerajble pnbUce -among both whites and black i. There Is however, a differeiDC^ of o [linion as to his professional standing. Or. Orooktny ifiU be tried In Bourbon county wbere a Jury should be secured without ia great deal -of du- flCUll.V. i j . Evidenee Is WltkhcM. Just what evidence the oftieera have against D^. Brooklna la not known. The county attorney has admitted that be secured some Information of vital importance to the case in his recent trips to Kanaaa City and Fort Scott but declined to sUte what it wasi. This etldence was not sub-^ mittel to the Jo^. It is being withheld that it may be the more effec- Uve. Miss Reilly odd in her written sUtcment that k Fort Scott colored dorter was connected with the oper­ atloa. iShe told Mr. Peieraoa sne di« not kiiow What 1 lis nafiie was but that hJs nffice yaji about a block tram the hot^l. wheri^ she stopped, and around {the corner. Air. Wheaton could not be seen today iMitj aevera days ago he told a Reg ^ste): report) r that when the time came b «i wpnld. te prepared to answer the accnaation.' He expressed Intense raeret at the de^th of Miss Reilly and aaM that he was as eager aa, anyone thki the -matter be terreted oat la ber statemeit to County Attorney I^ermn..|as« 1 teiUy said Wr.-Whea- tonjhad been lery Und andi conatd- ' araie in his eoi idaetL toward her. will be noJeed that by the last ^ahss In the verdict proper, the local v#ihTsicianB; are enm;ra|ed from bav- T ^ng|faad anythhg'tD'do with the ertm- ;lbar operation. -WJiUe it,liaa hot been .Sieved to any ^taat that they were ^ isny way re naiuM» for the oper- their tfjmh ,wl|l be [gratified learning'^ jflMIhgjbt the JOITV --kmBaai^oae RAISE QUARANTINE tUNDAY. Humboldt EpM^niea Are Dyinfl Out j »yidiy> V (Humbddt Herald.) jUn'eas some c^uea of acarlet fever or diphtheria develop thia week the ban on public n^eetlnga will be raiai ed' next Sunday^. Since the schools and public mei^ga were cloned a week ago theret hw not been one eaae of either dlaeaee. in Humboldt As far aa the feubljc health la con- certied the quarantipe could be raised today, but ft was thought best since the lid was on to keep It on an^ other week and,/bus stamp out absolutely all traces pt the disease. The doctors report that there is not a ease In town, with the exception of the three'caaes which were reported before th> aehoo'a were closed. These cases ;are:< all getting well. Mr. Duty's family was let out Thursday. .; WILL READ P>^PER AN COM. GOVT. Frank Drenotnn: of "Topeka. Win be on Program of Municipal League^ R. B. CulltBon, -secretary of the State Municipal: League, received a letter today frpm .Frank Drenning, city attorney of;Topeka, in which he says that he will write a paper for the next meeting of the *MuniclpaI r^eague which will Iw held In Parsons some tlnief next fnoiith. on 'The Commission System of City Government." Mf. Drenning has made a thorough investigation of the commission plan of olty government havina: made a special trip to Ga'veston. Texr. and other large cities where this form of government Is In effect TO; TEST OAS FIELD. Ola Mea WSIirbrtll Well In the Becker Field. |0l, Wllljam Readfcker. O. W. Alcock. Robert Wrlgley;' and J. S. Detwiler are expecting to drill In a test gas well which is being lowered on their lease south, of the city and imraedl- atelv north of what Is known as the Rocker gas field; If the well la-teund to be a good one. It will mean that the Becker gas^ field extends north, and that the leases owned by those men are of great value. OUR WAY OPEN SUNDAY. Taylor Brothera: Have BooflM Popular Reataunmt. The Our Wajr reetanrant wi'I open again next Sunday. December 1st. A deal was cOnsnmmated late yesterday aftemoonj wherebv the restaurant which wont into, the hands of a receiver some time ago, now becomes the property of Tavlor Brothers, restaurant men, of Tul«a, Okla. Workmen are busy now making re pairs and getting tijings into condition for the'openlngr WANT NUMKR REDUCE Gov. Hoch Thinks Minimum Number of Men in iGuard Company Should be 40. • Topeka, Nov. ; 26.—Governor Hoch bas written a letter to the War Department at Watshliigton protesting against the recent ^ order providing that the militlft companies of the National Guard -must be recruited up to a minimum strength of K8 officers and enlisted men each if the state is to receive any more federal aid for Its national guai^ onder the provisions of the Pick- bill. He asks that the minimum be' reduced to 40 men explaining that.la the smaller towns 't is almost inipcM^ble to k^p the companies up to ^68 fniea. Several of the western states: will Join with Kansas In the Protest against the order. • Kansas haa been receiving approximately |6Q,fl0e a year from the federal government for the benefit of the national guanl. ilf the new order is enforced the jitaSe will hereafter get a much smaller jimount GRANTS TACKETT PAROLE. Sedkwiek County' Man Was to Serve Sentsnce for Bur^iMry. -Topeka, Nov. iS.-^-Govemor Hoch today grantM a-parole from the state penitentiary to W. ;H. Tackett of Sedgewick countjj;. Tackett has served seven years of a {en year sentence for burglary and {arceny. He has been a good prisoner and "good time" win enUUe him!tor toll discharge early hi 1909. : 6ITES ADTICB TO CABKEGIE. Tfllaaa Suggests That He laiport His Own ^tifneg. _ Atlanta, Ga., Nov- 26.—When Senator Tillman pasaJBd through this dty. In a alnterview h» aald: "Mr. Camdge has been quoted as aaylng: 'it Is no| what we "Uhall do wtth the negroes, fbut how can we get more of them.' f know of no man In America better l ^ed to get more <tf the negroes than Is Carnegie;. . He has amassed a great jbrtune tbrangh oar iniquitous tariff and Is finaaefaUly able to get all he wants. He is welcome to them. I . - "But In order- that he may fully understand the' nice, I siiBgest that he {import from Ati ;lca his Made lAen. then ke will- haveiitheB la thejorighwl undrSiaed state, {and may be enabled to •B«eBrtutf ^]ite tow-^Bodi the 8o«a JM'doMMftlisMiiraaid what riici iwo IT IS A HARD TA^ii ADJ. GEX. HUGHES HAS HOT HET DISTRIBl-TED REOnEMT FCHDS. BE6AR WORK ONE YEAR A60 |f,SOO STILL IN HIS POSSESSION TO GO TO KANSAS TOLVNTEERS. .Voney Came From GoTeraaient for Pay of Xea In Spanlsk-Americaii War—Amounts From $3 to fSOJ Topeka, Nov. 26.(Special). Adj. Gen. J. W. P. Hughes Is finding that Itils no small task to give away the $23,000 ! which his department is distribnting among former members of the Twentieth, Twenty-tlrat and Twenty-d «c- |ond regiments of Kansas Volunteer In fantry. He began the work of d s- trlbutlng the money a year ago but ^e still has approximately |4,500 in Ihis possession which he has not yet bden able to pay over to its rightful owners. It Is now thought probable Wat many of' the men entiled to benefit from the distribution of the funds Will not be found and that part of Che Imoney will remain In the possession of the adjutant general 's office Indefinitely. But under the law It niay never be paid into the state treasury. The money being distributed cofaiies from ^he federal government for the l>ay of volunteers for the Spanish- American war from the time of their enrollment until their muster into United States service. The men have already been i>aid once for this service and the distribution under way is A second payment In several states, the volunteers were paid for service between enrollment and muster from the state treasury. The federal government afterwards made an appropriation to reimburse^ the states but the supreme court held that he money so appropriated must be pKid to the men by the state and not placed in the state treasury. So the men In some states got double pays from the first appropriation. In oiQl .er that the volunteers might be treated alike a second appropriation was made for the benefit of soldiers from states where the men were paid but ok^ Kzuiaas was In thla latter claas. , Adjutant General Hughes aays that the men are scattered all over the world and that he has had great difficulty locating them and having proper vouchers made out.The amounts being liaid range from $3 to $50. BRITAIN'S FLEET TO BrRN OIL. Tank Stramrn Probably WIH Ran From Port Arthur, Tex., to England. London, .Nov. 2G.—The sailing of the [admiralty 's tank steamer Petroleum for Port Arthur, Tex., marks a new departure in the British navy, as It Is the first time that the admiralty has tried the experiment of importing I oil in its own ships. It is anticipated that the trip is the forerunner of a small fleet of admiralty tank ships, which will be continually employed in meeting the increasing requirements of the British' navy for fuel oil. Oil is ousting coal from the furnaces of the British Mosquito fleet, and a plan to dot the coast line of the British isles with oil depots, where torpedo boats may replenish their tanks, has been dedded npon by the admiralty. A fleet of naval tank steamers, which will bring the fuel directly from the oil shipping (torts is considered to be the cheapest land most satisfactory method of keeping these deiJots supplied. WILL PAY CASH SOON. Chicago Bankora Get FevoraWe Re- porta From the West Chicago. Nov. 26.—Direct reports to a Chicago aearing House from one himdred Western banks, encouraged the local bankers today to believe that a resumption of cash payments will be possible within a fortnight TO OUTUNE POLICY state's Attorneys Met to Plan foi^ the Prosecution of Harvester i Company. THE WEATHER. Forecast for Kansas: Fair ' aaid warmer tonight and W^neMay. Data' recoided at local olBce, U. 8. Wieather Bureau, today, yesterday, and a year ago: Yesfdy Yr. ago 2 p. m 64 46 4 p. m 64 43 ' 6 p. m s 57 « 8 p. m 53 , 44 10 p. m 41 47 IS midnight 41 47 Max. Temp 65 48 Min. Temp 37 41 Percipitatlcm. 7 p. m 0 0.43 Today Yr. ago 2 a. m 38 44 4 a. m 37 39 6 a. m 34 36 5 a. m 36 36 10 a. m 63 42 12 noon 60 46 Precipitation. 7 a. m. ..... 0 • 0.23 Judge Read Parts of Letters Foaad la Mrs. Bradley's Room In Hotel —Mrs. Bradley Sobbed. APPOINT DEPUTY ASSESSOR. Slate Tax Commission Has ent Liet- ters to County Boards. Topeka, Nov. 26.—The State Tax Commission yesterday sent circular letters to the Boards of County Cora- mlssionera In the 105 counties of the state calling attention to the fact that It will be wise to have special meetings of the Boards in January for the purpose of appointing deputy county assessore. Under the law county assessora must be appointed by the Boord^ of County Commissioners at the regular meetings in January. In counties ofmore than 25,000 population the meetings will be held on the flrst Monday in January, and an a regular meeting will also be held the Frst Monday In February special liieetings for the.Belectton of deputies may not be necessary. But In counties of less than 25.000 population regular meetings are held only once a quarter. As the deputies may not be selected at the same meeting that the county as^sor is appointed the State Tax Commission thinks that In th? smaller clasa of counties special neetlngs should be called as soon as the county assessors have been appointed and have taken up their duties. At these special meetings It will h? necessary for the county com- niissloners and the coonty assessor to .ilso determine the number of deputies that shall be appointed In eadt county. ' . SHOTJIIS RITAL. M^lliamshot "Pa, Nov. 26.—E. B. Shadle last night shot and fatally wounded Rosa Leparti who he claims he found in a compromising position with the formers* wife. Shadle declares he watched outside of his home last night.- saw Leparti go in. listened at the door, then ran in upon his wife and Leparti. After being shot I Leparti bareheaded and coatless, fought Shadle for possession of his pistol until both men landed on the sidewalk. Leparti will die. AFTER "UNCLE JOE" Topeka, Nov. 26.—A conferencp of the attorneys for the state regaiding the criminal prosecution of the Inter- natkmal Harvester'company, for TIO- latofo of the state ; anti-trust Uws. which is set for trial here la the district court of Shawnee county December 2, was held at the ofllce of At torney General Jackson yesterday. The eonferenee was tor the purpose of outlining the policy of ttie prosecution and no public aanounoeiaent has been made of the conclusions reached. Beside fAtttorney General 'Jackson and hi* regular assistants the attorneys for the state participating in the oonferenoe ;wer» Conner Attor Doy General C-C.; Coleman, of Clay Center, and Major A. IC Harvey, of Topefca. There are' serenty^lve oooats In the complaint against the Ihtemat- lonal and If eomletcd It la liable to a fine of flJUOO ob eadi count The ! criminal case a^aiaat the Intaraatloo: al Is entirely separate fram-tke-ooster prdeeediags agaliiat *tt. peadliir hi the Supreais eo«rt QK iRMir ut« for ThaakaiMaf at Tnlons Trge RepnUleaa CongrrsadieB to Defeat Ulm for Speaker. Washington, Nov. 26.—Labor unions are hot on the trail of "Uncle Joe" Cannon. They want him defeated as speaker of the house. Republican members of congress are being swamped today with- lettera from officers of labor unions of their respective districts, demanding that they turn down "Uncle Joe" and elect "some friend of labor" speaker. The unions making the fight are all represented In the national organisa­ tion of which Samuel Gompera la president Their lettera are so similar as to lead to the suspicion that the offlcera of'the notional organixa- tlon formulated them .or at least directed the line of thought to be used. In them, "Uncle Joe" Is iiaraded as an arch enemy of labor, a friend of plutocrat and a dictator. >^ The chief grievance of the unions Is that the speaker Is opposed to a national eight-hour law, an antl-lnjunc- tlon law, and helped to re-elect Congressman Littlefield of Maine against the wishes of union labor. It Is charg ed In the lettera that "Uncle Joe" stacks the Judiciary committee which bandies all labor bills, and that union labor can expect no legislation of a beneficial character from congress as long OS he Is speaker. Then comes the demand for his defeat The demand of the' unions has started the cold sweat on many congressmen who represent districts containing a big union labor vote, and they are replying very diplomatically. I Those member* who do not have ito cater to the unions are telling the labor leaden that "Uncle Joe" is gfr- Ing everybody a square deal now, ahd4 that the labor leaden are kicking be-' .cause they are not getting more than {a square deal. Host of the membera are replying however, that it Is a useless waste ot time and energy to start a fight on the speaker now. as he Is sure to be re­ nominated by acclamation at the republican caucua next Saturday, and will receive the full republican vote when the house organises Monday. The union leaden are Informed that no -reputable republican member wUl stand as a candidate for speaker In opposition to' Uncle Joe. Gen. Sir Edward Coivllle Dead. Londtm, NOT . • 26.—<3aBeraIj^81r Bd- ward H. CoIvUIe/ one of the ttaaaia generals recalTedfhm' South Afl^ during the Boer wacAoias to dtas- tera aastalaed by troiap* at hla coa- naad. came to fete death ^yaaterday llB as aatoBohlla EXPERTS ON STAND PUtSICIANS TRY TO PBOTE IBS. BRADLEY WAS INSANE. CR.WDS WERE IN COURTROOM DR. ETANS TOLD OF CRUELTY OP BROWN TO PRISONER. Washington, Nov. 26.—The battle in the trial of Mrs. Anna M. Bradley, charged with murdering former Utah Senator Arthur Brown, in this city, was well lauqcbed today when the de­ fence placed on the stand Dr. Britten D. Evans,-of a New Jersey Hospital fof the insane, to corroborate statements mode yesterday by Dr. Barton of this city, that Mra. Bradley at the time of the shooting of Senator Brown was insane. The district attoroey was aided Jn his questions by Dra. Smith, Ely Jelllfoo. of New York, and Edward M.^Brush, of Baltimore. Dr. Barton's testimony of yesterday consisted very strong for the defense but the standing of Elvans as an expert in cases of tills character and the feet that he teaUfled in the Thaw eaae was sufflcient reason for attracting more than the usual crowd to the court room. Wbmen were again much In evidence. Dr. Charies O. Hill, of Baltimore, an expert, was called. He showed on the date of the shooting that Mra. Bradley was Insane and incapable of choosing between right and wron:;. On cross examination, be aaid, hi his opinion, she intentionally shot Senator Brown, but her state of mind was such that in her aberration she believed she was doing the right thing as diatlnguished from wrong. Dr. Evans then resumed the stand. His testimony was dramatia He spoke sympathetically of Mra. Bradley and referred contemptuously to Senator Brown for his ill-treatment of her. all of wbieh, he said, had preyed on her mind and unseated her reason. He deelCred that Brosrn. by Ms own hand, had destroyed children which he had begotten. His \ reference to the Senator was so pointed that Jus tice Stafford admonished him that Brown was dead and could not answer for himself, and further that Brown was not on trial. Evans was not cross- examined. Judge Powers then read extracts from torn lettera of Mra. Bradley found In the hotel, expressing love and devotion for Brown. Mra. Bradley sobbed and wept and nearly fainted. At twelve-thirty a recess was taken. LAST OF BELLE SLATER CASE. Daauge Case Was Once Tried la lola. (Chanute Sun.) 'With the adjustment of a claim for attorneys fees the ' damage case of Belle Slater is closed and passes from public attention. The original case was one filed in Girard in which Belle Slater asked $10,000 dainages of B. C. Redlon, a wealthy resident of Kansas City, for alleged hnproper advances. H. P, Farrelly. of this dty. was the plalntifTs lawyer. At the first trial the girl received the full amount asked, but a change of venue was taken to lola on an appeal. Before coming to trial the case was settled out of court. • Redlon met Belle Slater In 1905 and took her to his home In Girard, Kas. It was shown In the trial of the damage suit where he lntroduced~h4r aa his niece. She sued for 910 ,000 and secured a Judgment for that amouOt at the flrat trial. The eaae Just settled was a claim forfor fees by J. C. Uttick, of Kansas City, who took a number of depositions from acquaintancea of the girl and forwarded them to Redlon. The later agreed to pay him $150 and last week Judgment waa rendered for the attorneys favor, giving him I7S.90. FOR MAJORITY RIGHTS HaaiboMt Boy AakB to TraaMCt His Om BBsla«i8. Henry Knhn. the young man to whom Dr. Karl Voegtle whos death occurred some time ago at Humboldt left hla property, has applied to the district:court to have the rights of his majority conferred upon him that he may transact hla personal business. : Dr. Voegtle left a drug store and other projierty to young Kuhn. The young man la but nineteen yean of age and therefore asks the court C» grant hfm the rights of majority so Car as permitting hlin to look after the business. Kuhn attracted no little atteaUon while he was In the dty today. He was raised-by the old German doctor who insisted that he dress aftei^ the youths of the Vaterlaad. Knhn Is quite tall but was dad in a ^Ited coat and knee pajitsu Several Humboldt people aeeorapanled Uut here. •iNOII BOMBALIER BKTTRR. WadUgtoa. NOT . SCr -flenor Boni- haUer. aetlBK diahaellor U the CotMui legatiai. who atteiapted suldde laat aliM .-i»^i«atlaK easy thla nonlas fClli opMM ttatrka wfll ] EXPLAININQ NEW DUTIES Btata Tax Commieaion Handa Lettar* to County Topekai Nov. 26.—The EUte, Tto Commlasion yesterday began mklUiic out to the various counties printed Ip- Btractioas to county assessora and their deputies regardtaig their duties under the ned tax law. The Instme^ tlona, which are in pamphlet form, are very explldt and the use of the various blank forms prepared by tl^ Commission are fully explained. Something of the idea of the Tax Commission regarding the importance and responsibility of the work of the county assessora and the manner in which they will: be dealt with by the commission may be gained from the following paragraph In the Instrn^ Hons: • . "Being the responsible head of the work in this county, the county a^ sassor must assume any duty which may seeni necessary to make the law operate effectively." It has bean suggested that the law does hot require much from- the county assessors, br.t to the j Commission it seems that he will bie the faaj-dest worited officer of the coiintyi) that is upon the assumption that he will be assiduous in his work, and If ha Is not he should either resign thj; Office or be removed therefrom. TOPEKA AUTO STOLEN. Man Entered Garane at Night and Ran Car Out Topeka, Nov. 26.—An autompbila valued at $1,700 has been stolen from the garage of the Kansas Automobl^ and Supp'y company here. The. thief foreed Ws way Into the garage lab* last night managed to open a door from the inside and ran the car oitt. Clem Ferguson, alias Meyere, a* former employee of the company, js^aus- l>ected and it is believed that hd has eone to Kansas City with the antbmp- bile. The offlcera at Kansas City are searching the gon^es there for the stolen car today. PARDON FOR TINKLER. Saline County Man Released From Serving Five Year Sentence.. Topeka, Nor. 26.—Governor Hoch today granted a pardon from the state penitentiary at Lansing to Jess^ Tinkler of Saline county. Tinkler: has been at Lansing since MarehJ .1305, serving a five 'year sentence under conviction of rape... Tt haok since .developed that the girl in the case IUB ot bad character and the petition for Tinkler's pardon was one of the stroneest ever presented to a Kansas executive. Judge Rees of the district court. C. 'W. Burch, couqty attorney of Saline county, eleven of the Jnrore who found the verdict against Tinkler, and hundreds of represenialive citizens of Saline county indorsed^the pardon application. WILL CASE TO A JURY Topeka. Nov. 26.—(Special.)—jflea. sational charges were made here|ye»< terday by H. H. Tucker, Jr, fo^ner manager of the Uncle Bam Oil oon*^ pany, and Albert L. WUson, Ua a^ torney, against J. C. O. Morse, rajcelT- er fdr the Uncle Sam Oil' company. In a bi'I of exceptions filed before Judge Z. T. Hazen, the referaia la bankruptcy. The spedfic charge nadd against Receiver'Morse Is that bejaoid:.^ tar. a by-product of an oil r^nery. at^^ a less price than he had been wTfer.^ ed for it by other parties. -The | sate of tar was made to C. Staniiard.^ of.Emporia, the price being $7.000i. Tucker claims that the tar j waa worth more and that Morse was offered $15,000 fbr It. The Identity oT the persons claimed to have maide th» $15,000 offer Is not disclosed. I Exceptloiui were also made to Uia Action of Receiver Morse'bi ^hlrlnc C. M. Wllliatia. of Hutchinson, sis bCi attoraey, and the statement hiada that Morse's bUl for hta service ia $10,000. and that he will ask for ^000 for 'Williams. Both Morse and I'Wlll- iams deny having dedded to ask for any amount. It Is slao dafaned| that Mt-rse paid Thomas McDonongii a salary of $100 a month when ougfa's services were not worthj $10. Numerous other similar chargea of mismanagement were made and Tnelc er in an interview said: "Altogether. we have paid claims amounting to $57,000 out toUl of $85,000 while the f< ere crying "Hoi. save the st ers' Famous Rohrbaugh Action Not Passed on By Judge. The famous Rohrbaugh case, which was tried at the last term of ccmrt and which resulted in a hung Jury, will be submitted to Jury again at the January term. The question of whe ther the case should be tried again to a Jury or the points involved be passed upon by the court, canie up today before Judge Fonst for a ruling. The court decided that the case must go to a Jury. The case is one of the most. Im portant that has come up in .Alien county for some time. It is a suit to set aside deeds made by Samuel Rohrbaugh. a wealthy Ottawa cittaen, now deceased, to relatives; TTie property In dispute is valued at'Eome thing like $150,000. When the case came up todays the court 'room was full of attorn^* Interested In the ease. The matter of submitting the case to the coiirt or to another Jury was argued at length. NEW YORK MAY YET BE DRY. Prohibitionists Encouraged by Rtsults in Alabama and Georgia.; New York. Nov. 2S.—Cheeked by what thev believe the beginning of the greatest temperance reviVid the country has ever seen, the Prohibi tiopists of New York are planning a crusade to move the state into' the "dry" column. If Alabama and-Georgia can be tnraed to Prohibiti <6. why not New York, they say. GOOD YEAR FOR SKYSCRAPERS. New York Has Granted Fiftv^pa Pe^ mits ^ince January One^ . New York. Nov. 26.—The year 1907 has been a banner year fbr sky- screpera in New York. The ^«^n!s of the building department shQW; that batween January 1 and Octbtier 1 there were fifty-one permits ^ iasoed for buildings more than ten .stories high. In the same period of 1906 there were forty-elsht pennltsrtisned fbr sodi huBdiags. JOSEfH MYER OKAE& Well Known Motorfat Kilted bi' Wrack New York^ NOT ! M.-^aoepfeijreyer, the motorist vraa today moEail ta death in hla ear In a rear ead conia- •km oT two anh-way trains W the broBg. The tn_SKkfA fire ^ad two hodrad paale jKHdfcea^^ far • tin eitti^'V- .Harcnllif-varai GUT niCE OF m GHABGB XADB AGAnr£|T BICEIT* ^ ER HORSE OP U. S. OIL COi V S MORSE' HAS FlUD A REi ^n SHOWS THAT COMPANY IS NOT Jt ^ PAYING PROPOSITION, ,3 Salt wni Be Fongh| OH Greuda That 'M Hone Refased |is^ Offer aai , Sold Tar f« |7,«0gi. \ ; ( have been piling up eo^ Vt\'~^ •oit- • j S30.00flr for their mla»manageiae^t.ai^^ January i all c'aims wHIbe pdid lii:^\>^ fall. I am going to show the^ fel;- losw np^-Rightmlre. Hulvane. AllaC. ^ the United States district atto^eg"^ lOfflce. and all of them. I am going to show that there was' a division jinadis and these fellows whacked up.j Tba district attorney's office had a iriiara' s-j In It" ^.["f Milton Brown yesterday filed an . J exceptton to the declaratk>n that rseiebel was legally elected trustee oC :CI the Uncle Sam company but -JodiBBi " ji Hazan reserved Judsment on the MEL' I'-j^ afternoon - ReoelTar report covering htf During the Morse filed a. . management of the Uncle Sam.'praih '^'4 ortles aa receiver. It show^ that ffewV '^i Unde Sam company Is nof a paylagr l?! oroposition. During a period of aht. || months, under the recdverehip, tbaf' % recelnts of the comiumy were iK* SS8.16 and the disbursements |Er>-' K«s..%. The recelpU from the aai«.~r of'erode and refined OH ;amounted'to:. approximately $5,000 a month. Labor' aeonunts swallowed uu the greater portioB of the amounts'reeelvM. , (. ANOTHER FREE CONCERT. Eberly Concert Company WM ha at M. E. Chureh Tomorrow Nigitt. Eberif Tomorrow night the John Concert company will give a free cert at the PIret , Methodiat jdurdu The concert will be the third ol number of free lecture oonne woa- bera which the MethodUt dtureh^^haai declde<l to give thla 'winter. The BK i erly cotnpany conalsts of four arti^Al' John Gberiy. baritone singer; Ettirtft' Shonert. pianist: Bari Pfont^ vtollfeK-';^- at and Miss Myrtle M. Btltt, > B>M^ 1 soloist : The free conoerta w v given have been greeted by a erowil^ < ed chuivh and the Eberly eoopaap will doubtless be given the saaaa m ceptlon. I' HAS NARROW ESCAIE Open Switch NeJariy Caiisea Wrack aT •acratarya Trabi. Krasnoyank. Siberia, Nor. M.—It was learned here today that-thel trtift' on which Secretary Taft and kli pat^ ty are travding over the tamtlSBbm^; ian ridlroad from Vladtnistak to! MiWj cow had a narrow eseape. fRm Mac > wrecked yesterday at Chtta. * In front of the Taft train beet but an employee dliieoyered minute before the train eaoM chiaed the switch and k^ It proper rails. Had the train been thrown tm the siding It would kave craaked lato s' unmber of frel^t eara. 4 > SfMW Al One of the callings ot a . MK is to do gooA; The Hadster thatil U can aaaiat those who i of work to find portttona tkat be doing a (iMtidoal, ao coi at oneeTtlMTaaciatar wBl — rr-r-^-^-i until dna ioMcaiia gtren. pobUa ki att ^l nation winlai^nda thrda times t «• ae:| •Aaita^ -MMnlns are inrited h^ faki f advantajiM ftte iyportnalty. ' i'OitirdaFat t *Mlr jl*p *!P<!

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