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16 PAGES VOI,. XXXVII. 'M-M'l.''- f~.l\ ( 'IWT^ IIV < AKHIKII NIMIIIU.iI 1 ISIV Vj . t)\J V_/JUII JLO I'EK MONTH VOTERS TO NAME 4 COUNCILMANIC CANDIDATES TODAY City Prima ries to Choose Men Who Will Make Race to Fill Two Vacancies WHAT QUALIFIES ELECTORS Five Good Government Men in the Field, and Leaders Favor Whiff en and Stewart CANDIDATES TO BE VOTED. FOR AT PRIMARY TODAY (Vote for two.) (Folia open 0 a. in. to 0 p. m.) Rice Ailmii". Frank K. An pel. George Conlsoa. s. 1,. Dodge. H. (i. Doyle. Louis ('. Haller. Bernard lldtlry. ■ Tank I. W. "111. Arthur I). llollgliton. (Senrge 11. Stewart. I'M J. Vnn Kami, Samuel D. Weil. Ireilerlik J. lillTVn. f¥] HE polls for the city primary election tn nominate four candidates •*• for the city council, two of whom will be elei ted Juno 30, will open in i,..s Angeles at 6 o'clock this morning ami close it 8 o'clock this evening. Every person who voted, or who qualified to vote, at the last city election and who still resides at the sumo address Is entitled to cast a vote at tho primary election today, regardlew of whether or not I" 1 has registered since that date. Persons who live in tho same precinct, although living at a new address sun.' the lasl city election, If they were qualified to vote at that election, can vote today, although not l ereglstered. The voting precincts remain tho same for tin- primary election today as they w< re at the last, city election. Jt is not lary that you shall have stated your party affiliation for the primary election to.lay, as such a registration statement is not required by the city charter for municipal elections. It Is only necessary under the direct primary law for county and state elections and primaries. Th leaders of the Oood c.overnment organisation in tx>s Angeles, through their secretary, yesterday Issued tho follow Ing appeal to voters: GOOD tiOVKKNMKNT AITBAL "To the Good Government voters of the city of Los Angeles: "We respectfully urge you to go to the polls Thursday, June 2, the date of the primary election, for the nomination of counellmen to be elected four weeks later (June no.). "The four candidates who receive tho highest number of votes in this primary election will be placed on the ballot for the final election Of two of them Thursday, June 80. "Unless you exercise your right of choice at tins primary election the men whose names you wish on the final bai- Int may not be there. Be sure to gel to I 1"' i oils and exercise your best judgment in voting for two men whom you arc assured are in active sympathy with the Good Government movement. •Signed: Fred L. Alles, J. A. Ander- Bon, Charles El. Bent, w. J. Bryant, .Mi it in Betkouskl, Wesley Clark, F. S. Carey, A. M. Dunn, P. J. Donnelley, Edward A. Dlekßon. George 11. Dunlop, Charles A. Elder, Frank n. Flnlayson, S. ('. (Iraham, T. B. Gibbon, P. M. Johnson, ('. J. Kubach, F. L, Laughton, Cyrus F. McNutt, W. F. McVay, L. A. Newman. F. V. Owen, Charles Van Valkenberg, Robert Watchorn, city executlve committee of Good Government orgu nization." There rue thirteen candidates In the race for the nomination today. These candidates and their political affiliations arc: Frederick J. Whiff on, Republican; Samuel D. Well, Republican; Rice, Adams, Socialist; Frank B. Appel, Socialist: George Coulson, Republican; S. I. Dodge, Socialist; R. G. Doyle, Democrat; Louis C. Haller, Socialist; Bernard Heoly, Republican; Frank P, \V. Hill. Republican; A. D. Houghton. Democrat; George 11. Stewart, Republican: Edward J. Van Kuren, Republican. Five of these candidates (fro members of the Good Government organization. These five candidates nre Georgo H. Btewart, Frederick J. Whlffen, Georgo Coulson, S. D. Well and Edward J. Van Kuren. FATOB BTKWABT AND WHIFFKN Apparently the campaign centers upon the nomination of Georgo H. Stewart and Frederick J. Whiffen, who were put forward by tho leaders of the Good Government organization, and are considered exceptionally strong men, bound up with no corporation interests, free of questionable Influence, clean, relh'ble and In earnest sympathy with the Good Government movement. Both of th.^so candidates have had years of experience as business men and are old" time residents of Los Angeles, where they arc both known as capable and energetic men, familiar with the varied and progressive interests of the city and thoroughly able to represent the people In the city council. , Both Of these men are regardod by the leaden in the Good Government movement as the most fitted to deal with the public questions to come before the council, such as tha harbor, aqueduct power plant, projects, etc., anil while none of the candidates has been Indorsed by the Good Government organisation formally it is understood a number of the leaders In the movement are behind Messrs. Stewart and Whificn. This, however, win not enter into tho question Of Which two shall bo elected. The people will decide that for themselves. They have tho choice of Jive Good Government candidates, Messrs. Stewart. Whiffen, Well, Van Kuren and Coulson, and the others, and the [pur receiving the highest number of votes will go on the ticket for the election of two councilman June 30. ■ « Indicating the attitude <>f the Good (Continued oil I'utic Two; LOS ANGELES HERALD INDEX OF HERALD'S NEWS TODAY • foiu«cast For I. on Angeles and vicinity— Fair Thursday, except fop along roiiNt; light, north wind, changing to Month. \im inn loinprrattire .Vfhtftttay, .70 degrcei*; in ill in li temperature, SO degrees. ■ LOS ANGELES Miss Hchnetz, for whose love Burr Westlako killed self Sunday, Is married. PAGE l Four candidates for two vacancies on city council will bo chosen at primary today. PAGE 1 McKlnley avenue school children In songs, dances and tableaux show history of Los Angeles. PAGE 8 "White squadron" drill team to compete at Klks reunion In Detroit. PAGE '.' Metal strike Is now a deadlock. PAGE 8 Attorneys for Mills King; ■ seek to enjoin Judge Wilbur from trying young Chinese. PAGE 9 Ttirr.m prisoners I!!"..;..I. •', bauKius iauity commitments by Pomona officials. PAOB) 11 Lowed bidder falls to get contract for supplying city with hoso. PAGIC 13 Indictments on perjury charge may be returned against Altorro's mother. PAGE 8 Editorial, Letter Bos. PAGE 11 Society, clubs, music. PAGE 5 Sport*. PAGE 10 News of the courts. PAGE 11 Municipal aalrs. PAGE 13 Mines and oil fields. PAGE C Markets and financial. PAGE 7 Citrus fruit report. PAGE 6 Shipping. PAGE 13 Building permits. PAGE 4 Theaters. PAGE 5 Marriage licenses, births, deaths. PAGE 14 City brevities. PAGE 13 Classified advertising. PAGES 14-15 SOUTH CALIFORNIA Edison company and, municipal plant may fight for business In Pasadena. PAGE 14 Ban Bernardino city and county officials at war over care of diphtheria case. PAGE 14 Oil dividends for May over the $1,300,000 mark. PAGE 8 G»orge H. Peck resigns his post as Norwegian vice consul. PAGE 14 Insubordination toward chief costs Ocean I'ark police sergeant his Job. PAGE 14 Riverside county recorder marries daughter of German consul to Tahiti. PAGH 3 EASTERN Governor IJeneen will go before Jury in Illinois bribery case. I'AQHI 1 Bailey anil l^iKoilott°i amendments to railroad bill are beaten by regulars. PAGE 1 Men lost as vessels are wrecked In fog on North Atlantic coast. PAGE 1 Financial authorities give view* on the money market. PAGE] 7 Premature explosion of 400 geks of powder near Devil's Slide kills seventeen. PAGE 3 Government's action against freight rate increase causes railroad stocks to drop. PAGE 7 Case against Cleveland's "Golden Rule" police chief falters. I'AISB 3 Hallway representatives to meet In St. I.■ nils to plan defense in rate Injunction case. PAGE 1 Hamilton may plan transatlantic flight. PAGE 3 Socialists expect to win seats In next congress. PAGB 9 Mystery scented In second husband's death. PAGE 16 Panama canal engineers are worried by slide warning.., PAGE 16 Sugar trust paying salaries to convicted weighers. PAGE 2 Charles 1). Norton of Chicago Is made Taft's secretary. PAOE Weather good for cotton, but poor for grain. PAGE 8 Pass postal bank bill, O. O. P. slogan In house. page 2 FOREIGN Twenty-nine sentenced to die for murder In Russia. PAGE 2 British press freely criticise Roosevelt for speech on colonial policy. PAGE 16 MINING AND OIL ■Allegheny district Is busiest mining center In Sierra count}-. PAGE 6 Fourteen local oil companies declare monthly dividends. PAGE 6 Sierra Madre club presents loving cup to member. PAGE 6 Coin OH company enters oil sand on . property In North Midway. PAOE 6 Nevada Kncln strike In Eldorado district averages $12 across twenty-twofoot ore body. PAGE 9 CHICAGO MAN IS MADE PRES. TAFT'S SECRETARY Charles D. Norton Accepts Appointment at Breakfast in the White House WASHINGTON, June I.—Charles D. Norton of Chicago, assistant secretary of the treasury, was appointed secretary to tho president late today. Mr. Norton had breakfast with the president this morning at the White House and it was then that the formal tender was accepted. Mr. Taft proposes to turn over to him many detatlls which heretofore he has had to deal with himself. Mr. Norton is to be a sort of assistant president and will perhaps Me given a wider latitude than any other man who has held the office In recent years. Mr. Norton will not begin his new duties until Monday at the earliest. During the present week he will be the acting head of the treasury department. as-Secretary MacVeagh is going to New York tomorrow for several days. Secretary MacVeagh was asked tonight who would take the place to be vacated by Mr. Norton, but he was not prepared to make any announcement on the subject. Mr. Norton is in his 40th year. He was born in Winnebago county. Wis., and is the son of Rev. Franklin B. Norton, a Congregational frontier missionary, lie was graduated from Amherst college in 1893. In 1597 Mr. Norton in.uiicd Miss {Catherine SCcKim Garrison of New York. They have thne children. BRIDEGROOM 73; BRIDE 67 SAN FRANCISCO, JUIM I.—William' Axford, a retired manufacturer, 73 yours old, and Mrs. Emma Francis Bernstein, 6V, a favorite stock aetrua forty years ago, were married here today. THURSDAY MORNING, JUNE 2, 11)10. REGULARS PATCH RAILROAD BILL TO SUIT THEMSELVES Bailey's Challenge to Supreme Court Turned Down by Aldrich Forces BEAT LAFOLLETTE MEASURE Changes Bring Water Competition Matters Under Jurisdiction of Commerce Body WASHINGTON, June I.—By a vote of •>.', to 31 the senate today refused to challenge the supreme court of the United States to annul their decision regarding the right of common carriers to transport commodities produced by themselves, The vote was taken upon an amendmcin to the railroad bill offered by Senator Bailey, making it unlawful for an" railroad to transport from one state to another "any article or commodity manufactured, mined or produced by it or under its authority, or by any corporation, Joint stock company or partnership as said railroad company holds, owns or controls directly or indirectly." The amendment was intended to remedy the supposed defect in the commodifies clause of the Hepburn act of 1906, out of which grew the famous decision of the supreme court, in which the government undertook to prosecute a number of roads engaged in the mining of anthracite coal in Pennsylvania. The court held the law to be constitutional, but materially limited its application. The original provision was drawn by Senator Bailey and he sought by today's amendment to force the court to face squarely the question of the right of congress to prohibit railroads from transporting commodities produced by themselves. In good natured manner, but with pointed language, he criticised the court and said he intended to make tho language of the present provision so plain that "not even a Judge of the supreme court could fail to understand The time consumed In debate on the Bailey amendment prevented a final vote on the bill today. UAFOI.I.KTTE IyOSKS FIGHT The first vote of tho day enme on the LaFollette amendment providing for the ascertainment of the physical valuation fit railroads as a basis for the fixing of rates. The amendment waJ defeated, 25 to .10. A modified provision by Mr Simmons requiring such valuation of property affected by any given case also was lost. 28 to 30. The tendency to bring water transportation under the Jurisdiction of the Interstate commerce commission found expression in two amendments, one by Senator Simmons of North Carolina and the other by Senator Burton of Ohio. Both amendments were accepted. The first was presented in connect on with the long and short haul provision heretofore adopted. It provided that "when application is made to the commission by a carrier to fix a lower rate for longer than for shorter distances, because of water competition, said application shall not bo granted if the commission, after investigation, shall find that the lower rate asked for will destroy- water competition." Following is the text of the Burton amendment: "Whenever a railway or railways, in competition with a water route or routes, shall reduce the rates on the carriage of any species of fre.ght, it shall not be permitted to increase such rates unless, after hearing by the interstate commerce commission, It shall be found that proposed increase rests upon changed conditions other than the diminution or the decrease In water competition, and the said commission hereby is given the right to prescribe minimum railroad rates on lines competing with waterways, whenever in its opinion the object of the railroad or railroads in reducing rates is to destroy waterway competition. ' UORE AMKND.MKNTS I' ASS Mr. Elklns also accepted an amendment offered by Senator Shively, as he did a second amendment suggested by Senator Burton. The Shively provision authorizes suits for damage growing out. of the failure of the railroads to supply a written statement of the rate for carrying a given shipment from one place to another, awarding a penalty of *2oU for such failure. The Burton second amendment Imposes on carriers a penalty of $5000 for eliciting and divulging Information concerning the character or destination of a given shipment. In the Bailey amendment, as in the case of the vote on the LaFollettc physical valuation amndment. all the negative votes were cast by "regular" Republicans. Fourteen Democrats and eleven Republicans voted for the Bailey amendment. After the defeat of the Bailey amendment, Mr. Crawford introduced a similar provision, so modified as to permit a railroad company to transport articles of its own production, alter they had been disposed of for ninety days through bona tide .-ale. This amendment was pending when tiie senate adjourned and Will be the first business in order tomorrow. YOUNG PULITZER WEDS ST. LOUIS SOCIETY GIRL ST. LOUIS, June I.—Joseph Pulitzer, jr of New York and St. Louis was married late today to Miss Nellie Wickham of St. Louis, daughter of Mrs. Edmund F- Wickham. The c,' Lemony was performed in the Wickham home before a fashionable throng. One of the bride's presents from the father of the groom was a $50,000 gold dinner set. Young Pulitzer Is a son of the famous New York publisher. SCULPTORS MARRIED DENVER, June I.—Henry Herlng of Hew Yin-k and Mis.s Risk- Ward "f this city, both well known sculptors, were married here tonight. Mill Ward Is a native of Colorado and Horlng was for years associated with St. Gaudens. Three of the Principals in Senator William Lorimer's Bribery Scandal CHARLES A. WHITE AT RIGHT OF SENATOR LORIMER AND LEFT OF LEE O'NEIL BROWN ROADS TO FIGHT FOR HIGHER RATE Twenty-Five Railways to Send Representatives to St. Louis Conference ST. LOUIS, June I.—St. Louia attorneys for railroads Interested in the government suit to restrain western railroads from advancing freight rates in the Western Trunk Line territory received telephone calls from Gardner Lathrop, general solicitor of the Santa Pc system, for a conference at Chicago Friday. The object of the conference is to prepare for a vigorous contest of the government's suit. The principal ground upon which the suit will be* fought is the contention thare is an agreement among the railroada to advance rates in violation of the Sherman anti-trust law. ]f any agreement at all is admitted the railroads will contend that it is legal and necessary, because of present industrial conditions, to protect the Interests of the general public. That tho railroads aye members of the Western Trunk line, an official said, does not indicate they are in agreement, because the schedule of rates, promulgated by the Western Trunk line committee, is not binding up in the members without their express consent. The order nf Judge David P. Dyer, restraining the twenty-five roads was placed in the hands of the United States marshal here tonight. Three of the companies having general offices here will be served tomorrow. They are the Missouri Pacific, the Wabash and the St. Louis & San Francisco. Copies of the order were sent tonight to Chicago, Kansas City, St. Paul and Parsons, Kas., whore, general offices of the various railroads arc located. Though the temporary injunction is not effective until served on all roads, It was announced here no effort had been made today to collect the advanced rate, unless at distant points, because rescinding orders had not had time to reach them. Railway officials said most of the road 9 hud anticipated the Increased revenue from the new rates and had planned extensive Improvements, which will probably bo hold up. Frederick N. Judson said tonight he. had born retained as special counsel in tin* rate case, and as .'inch would be an assistant to tho attorney general. The railroads may petition to dissolve the retraining- order. If they fail In (his. the petition of the government for a permanent injunction probably will come up July o, the date on which tho order to bo served by marshals tomorrow has boon made returnable. SOME FREIGHT INCREASES NOT STOPPED BY COURT Injunction Applied Only to One Schedule of Railroads WASHINGTON. Juno I.—Hates of the Western Trunk Line association which were prevented from becoming effective at tnldnlffht last night by the temporary injunction granted by the (ederal circuit court at Hannibal, Mo., constitute only a part of the advances made by the Western Trunk Line association. The injunction applied only to tariff All 5 mentioned in the bill tiled before the circuit court by representatives of the department of Justice. The tariffs tiled practically simultaneously with the interstate commerce commission by the Eastern Trunk Line association! making advances in rates on commodities between Chicago and Milwaukee and Chicago and St. Paul and on wool between St. Paul and eastern destinations are in effect today. While those tariffs are not so important as those making general advancei In commodities between Missouri river and Mississippi river trans- I (Cuuliuued uu I'agtt Xwo) GIRL HEROINE INJURED WHILE RESCUING BABY Student Tosses Child from Path of Automobile TOPKKA, Kas., June I.—Vemie Casebler, a freshman at Washburne college, while on her way to a reception at Bethany college yesterday, snatched a baby boy from in front of a speeding motor car at Tenth and Polk streets, tossed him to one side out of danger, and was herself struck by the machine, thrown to the pavement and her right arm broken. The child was too small to tell her its name, so she told it to run home and proceeded to a doctor's office. The car did not stop. MEN LOST AS VESSELS ARE WRECKED IN FOG Gale on North Atlantic Coast Sends Many Craft to Rocky Doom HALIFAX, N. S., June I.— Thick fog and southwesterly k;i1«'« resulted in the wncking of six vessels and the loss of eight men at various points along the rocky north Atlantic coast last night and early today. While most of the crew of twentyfive were asleep below decks, the French brig Nauve, a fishing vessel, piled up in the fog on Point Blanche at the entrance of St. Pierre harbor, Mlguelon, this morning, and six men on deck were hurled overboard and drowned. The other nineteen made their way to shore in small boats. The Mauve is believed to be a total loss. Th<' Norwegian bark Borghild was driven <>" Caßtor ledge, oft Port Blckerton, N. S., and at oner began to po to pities In the heavy sea. The crew of nine men lauched their small boats, but all of them were battered to pieces on the rocks and two Of the men were lost. The other seven, clinging to the wreckage of their boats, were rescued by fishermen. Half a mile Inside Of Port Nova, N. E., the British steamer Bon Cruschail, bound from Baltimore to Chatham, X. 8., struck the beach so hard it is doubtful if she can be saved. Her crew of twenty-six men wore rescued, The tug Pejepecot, with two barges, went ashore at Cape Spencer. The crows escaped. COLLISION IN SUBWAY CAUSES PANIC; 200 FAINT NEW YORK, Juno I.—Panic resulted tonight from a rear ond collision of two southbound subway trains at Mott avenue in the Bronx branch. Nobody, it is said, is seriously hurt, though the police declare they carried out 200 persons unconscious from the smoke that filled the subway. BIG PLANT DESTROYED TKXAKKANA, Ark.. June 1. -The plant of the International Lumber and Creosotlng company, together with 250,000 gallons of creosote, twenty-eight carloads of creosoted crossties and a large quantity of raw material was destroyed by fire shortly before midnight. The loss is estimated at about $750,000. FORMER GOVERNOR MICKEY DIES OSCEOLA, Neb.. June 2.—Former Gtov. Johll H. Mickey died at his homo here a( 1:10 this morning. Death, which bad ben momentarily expected for two days, was caused by arteriosclerosis. WILLIAM MORRIS MARRIED CHICAGO, June I.—William Morris, Hi.' actor, Was married here today to his leading woman, Mabel Murduunt. UTYnT 1? t't \\*\ • DAII.V ■;<•. on trains .-.c. tMl\ VJ»-LIJ-J VUI Jl>~. mmiws S C . ON TRAINS 10.. GIRL FOR WHOM MAN DIED, WEDS Miss Schaetz Marries Salesman Following Suicide of Former Pasadena Sweetheart SANTA ANA, June I.—Miss Bertha Sehaetz, for love of whom Burr West| lake of Pasadena committed suicide early last Sunday in h>T home at San Diego, was married in this city at noon today to Harry Sale, a traveling saksman of San Francisco. The marriage license was issued at Santa Ana yesterday and the Rev. A. R. Roadhouse, pastor of the First Christian church, performed the ceremony immediately after Miss Sehaetz' arrival today from San Diego. The marriage took place at the parsonage, 5n5 Spurgeon street. Miss Sehaetz and Mr. Sale arrive.l in Santa Ana at 11:45 o'clock, direct from San Diego, and hurried immediately to the parsonage. The bride did not appear perturbed by the tragedy in which she played such a prominent part only three days before, and seemed anxious that her marriage take place us quickly as possible. Mrs. Sale originally intended that her marriage should take place in San Diego, at the homo which last Sunday was the scene of the tragedy, but Westlake's suicide, of course, made this Impossible, so her plans were hastily revised, and the trip to Santa Ana decided on. Mrs. Sale st.ited her marriage was not sudden, but that she and Mr. Sale had been engaged for several weeks before the tragedy. Westlake, the Pasadcnnn who killed himself at the Sehaetz home just after the young woman returned from the theater witli her fiancee, was married, and had a wife in the Crown City, but the y.iung woman denied all knowledge Of this fact, and maintained after the shooting- that she had m>t encouraged Westlake, but had frequently told him she would not marry him, ami had ignored his attentions. The facl that mi.' would not reciprocate is believed in have led to his dramatic Bulcide. Mr. and Mrs. Sale came, to L.os Angeles after the 'ceremony, and will ro from I^os Angeles to San Francisco. They will go Irom there to Kneiand, whore Mr. Sale's parents live, and lator will make their home in San Franclsco. HAD TO GO HOME AND ASK NAME OF HIS WIFE Melrose Man Only Knew Spouse by Name 'Mama' SAN FRANCISCO, June I.—Melrose, in Alaiueda county, boasts of Jules Banco, who, despite the fact that he has been happily married for six years and is the father of a pretty little fiveyear-old girl, did not until yesterday know the Christian name of his Wife. The drawing up of a deed was in progress, and it proceeded to the point where the wife's Christian name was to be inserted. Hut Banco was nonplussed. . "I don't know it," he finally admitted to the notary. "Before we wero married I always used to call hor 'Pet,' and since we have been married I have always called her 'Mama.' " Before the deed for the transfer of Banco'H property could be completed it was necessary for him to return to his home on Seminary avenue and ascertain the name of his own wife. It proved to bo Christine. FREEMAN KNOWLES DEAD DBADWOOD, S. D., Juno I.— Former Congressman Freeman Knowlei dli 'I here today of pneumonia, aged *il years. For twenty years he hud edited newspapers hero. He was widely known as a Socialist. CENTS GOV. DENEEN WILL GO BEFORE JURY IN BRIBERY CASE Willing to Waive Rights as State Executive and Tell What He Knows BRODERiCK NOT TO CONFESS Johnston, Only Witness of Day, Denies Culpability and Says 'Liar' Often CHICAGO, June 1. — O'Xell Browne, leader of the Democratic minority In the lower bouse at Springfield, mint stand trial on the charge of bribing State JSeuresentntlve C. A. White to vote for William Lorlmer for United States senator. This much was assured today when Judge McSurely overruled the motion of the defense to quash the indictment against Krowne. W* S. Forrest of counsel for the defendant entered an exception to the ruling. Ho also Bought a postponement of two weeks in placing Hrowue on trial, but was again overruled, the court setting June 6 as the date for beginning the trial. [Associated Press] SPRINGFIEIvD, 111., June I.—States Attorney Burke is to confer with Governor Deneen tomorrow regarding the various charges of bribery that have been made concerning tha 46th general assembly. The county prosecutor will River Governor Deneen an opportunity to tell what he knows about the doings of the general assembly and will invite him to tell the grand jury whatever ha wishes, bearing on the investigation. The action of the states attorney, which was announced in the evening in response to ihe published declaration of Governor Deneen that he would ba willing to go before either the Cook or Sangamon grand jury, and tell what he knows of the occurrences in tho last regular legislative session. In appearing: before a grand jury | the governor would waive the privilege of his office which exempts him from a summons. NO CONCESSION' During the day counsel for State. Senator Broderick repeatedly denied rumors that the senator was contemplating a visit to State's Attorney Burke to confess. Representative 11. J. Beckmeyer, hitherto a witners oeforo the Cook county grand jury exclusively, will be in the capital tomorrow to tell his story to the Sangamon county Investigators, it was announced by State's Attorney Burke today. Beckmeyer, so far as known, has , corroborated the confession of Repre- , sentative C. A. White. The only witness to appear before the jurors today was A. B. Johnston, of the Johnston-Hatcher company, tho Springfield concern that obtained t)<n contract for supplying new desks and chairs for the state house. Johnston, who has repeatedly denied culpability in the furniture contract, although ao?used by Senator Holstlaw, emphatically repeated his denial in the jury room and denounced Holstlaw aa guilty of falsehood. SATS "MAR" OFTEN He used the word "liar" freely and after declaring that Attorney Burke had had conferences with one of his (Johnston's) business competitors, was ordered out of the jury room by the state's attorney, who angrily retorted, "if you say that, you are lying, too." Investigation of legislative doings la connection with the bill regulating fishing was scheduled for tomorrow. Representative A. M. Foster of Rushvllle, chairman of the fish and game committee, is subpoenaed to appear before the grand jury, as Is Nat Cohen, state fish commissioner. Representative Beckmeyer was a member of the fish ami game committee and also is expected to be questioned regarding the fish bill which died In the committee. Durin- the day Representative H. T>. McCullom, a Democrat, declared ha told the srand jury that he voted for Lorimer after consulting hts people at home and also because He believed Lorimer's election would bring dissension and division among the Republicans, and not because of political obligations t«> Beckmeyer or anybody else. DENIES "JACKPOT" Representative B. F. Staymates In a talk with the state's attorney denied he had boon offered or had received anything for l>is vote for Ixirimer ami (I. riled any knowledge of a "Jackpot." While he wafl before the prancl jury, Johnston declared that Holtstlaw and (i. M, Freier of the Ford-Johnston Furniture company had framed up the accusations against him and that State's Attorney Burke had had repeated conferences with his business rivals. The slur at him led the prompt retort from Mr. Burke and the order that Johnston leave the jury room. Deputy Sheriff Bogardus escorted tho furniture man from the jury chamber with little ceremony. "I was stronply tempted to strike him when he was talking," said Mr. Burke, "and I would very much regret having anything like that pen. So I ordered the man out of tho room." No action was taken by the jury In - fore the adjournment. SENATE WILL WAIT FOR BRIBERY CASE DECISION WASHINGTON, June I.—The senate did not enter hastily on an official Investigation of the bribery charges against Senator LorJ'ner. The committee on privileges and elections, which will decide whether there shall be an Investigation at all, has no formal charge before it, and the members are Inclined to wait until something definite Is filed in Washing* ton. Senator Lorlmer's resolution, presented by him in the senate Saturday, .(Continued on Vmf Two),

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