Thursday Evening, January 13. 1910. THE DAILY REPUBLICAN. PAGE 7. S. S. CHAPIN & GO. UNDER THE BAN Stock Exchange Governors Take Orastic Action. FACTS COMING IN BOAHD MEMBERS SUSPENDED Chapin and Counties, the Board Members of One of the Country’s Biggest Brokerage Houses, Placed Under Suspension for Sixty and Thirty Days Respectively For Their Connection With the Recent Scandal in the Trading in Rock island Stocks— Sensational End of One of Warmest Contests in Stock Exchange History. New York. Jan. 13,—Bv suspending S. B. Chapin and F. D. Countiss for sixty and thirty days respectively and by authorizing Secretary Ely to prepare and make public a statement summarizing the facts disclosed in the investigation, the governing committee of the stock exchange has disposed of the Rock Island scandal. The suspended members are the board members of S. B. Chapin & Co., one of the largest stock, grain and cotton houses of this city and Chicago. Mr. Chapin, the senior member, is a cousin of J. Ogden Armour. Mr. Countiss, the other member, has charge of the Chicago offices and was once president of the Chicago board of trade. Three years ago the firm took over the offices on the ground floor of the Trinity building vacated by John W. Gates on the dissolution of his "house of twelve partners." The offices are the largest and most expensive in the Wall street district and the office force one of the largest and best organized. The firm has never been known as a speculative house, but has done a straight commission business. Among its customers have been many of the wealthiest men in this city and Chicago. The decision of the governors ends one of the sharpest contests that has ever been waged inside the stock exchange. Upon the report of the special committee censuring the firm for its action in the execution of the Rock Island order, a great many influential members of the exchange and several more influential patrons interested themselves in the endeavor to persuade the governors that any suspension would be an injustice. It was contended on the firm’s behalf that no other fault had been committed than the literal execution of an order given to it by a customer in the regular course of business, and that the firm could be blamed for nothing more than a mistake in execution. The governors also took up the cases of other brokers who handled buying orders in Rock Island on the morning of the scandal. These brokers insisted that they had done nothing more than execute in good faith and according to instructions, orders given to them by a fellow member. There were at least fifteen firms among which the buying orders were divided in lots of 2,000 shares. The floor members of all were examined. It is understood that the cases of only t wo brokers besides those suspended were seriously considered. One of these was the broker who bid 84 for 2,000 shares when the stock sold up to its high point of 81. The other was a broker who belonged to the Raquette club, who was so closely associated with the Rock Island party that he tipped the stock widely in the club and who came down from the club on that Monday morning after Christmas with a number of buying orders which he executed at the high prices. The inference may have been that the close connection of this broker with the Rock Island party implied collusion in the stock operations. Obviously no such collusion was found. RETURNING HOME Philadelphia Detectives Start Back With Heiress and Waiter. Chicago, Jan. 13.- Roberta DeJanon. the $10,0*10,000 heiress, and Frederick Cohen, the hotel waiter with whom she eloped, started back to Philadelphia last evening in charge of two detectives. Miss DeJanon had a stateroom to herself, while the waiter was placed In a berth by the detectives, who declared that they would watch him night and day on the way. Miss DeJanon and Cohen met in the matron’s quarters of the Harrison street police station annex just before their departure, for the first time since they were arrested. Tears coursed down the cheeks of both as they rushed to each other and clasped hands. Then the waiter led the girl aside to hear from her lips a renewal of her promise to assist in his fight to escape prosecution after his return. Washout on Salt Lake Line Biggest Railway Disaster in History. Salt Lake, Utah, Jan. 13.—Advices from the flooded district of the San Ped Los Angeles & Salt Lake road tor in slowly. It is now known that ninety-three. miles of track are w ash* out. It is estimated that it will cost ).Q0O to rebuild the line, which follow a different route. The damage wrought by the present flood is so stupendous that the officials themselves, cannot give comprehensive details. It is considered the greatest railroad disaster in the history of the world. 14,0 mist GRAIN DEALERS VOICE FEELING a They Deplore Gaijin;* In Fo:J Products, DEGAND LAWS ON THE IHE YALE FORESTER Hocrter india 3rain Dealers polis Adopt tho Ope ratio r -»■ on a1 in Sessi a Re so s cf Gambit For Such L dei President Gives Vacated Job to Henry S. Graves. Cie xin Be Nccessa Evil — Th^y on Opposing I; y to .iso mort 11 diana (J Wast. Tipton, Jan. 13.— Announcement Is made at the White House that j Henry S. Graves, director of the Yale forest school and for two years assistant chief of the old division of forestry I under Gifford Pinchot has been select- V ed to succeed Mr. Pinchot as chief of the forestry service. Albert F. Potter of Arizona, assistant forester, will be appointed associate forester. Mr. Graves will take up his new duties Feb. I and Mr. Potter will continue in charge meantime. The appointment of Graves came with surprising quickness. Ever since the dismissal of Mr. Pinchot last week, the president and Secretary Wilson have been represented as being deeply concerned over the selection of a suitable man. Captain Seth Bullock, United States marshal for South Dakota, and Mr. Potter were mentioned as prominent candidates, but Mr. Taft was said to be desirous to taking his time in determining his choice. Mr. Graves graduated from Yale in 1892 and was trained in forestry in this country. He was connected with the reconnaissance forest survey of the Black Hills in 1897. lh ma i Board T the elimination of \r}ippcorn PTI relating to ga opted ll im- oats. orb A $i .OOO OGO BLAZE Loss Grand Rapids Suffers Heavy From Spectacular Fire. Grand Rapids, Mich., Jan. 13.—Fire which for a time threatened the whole business section of the city, broke out shortly after 6 o’clock last night and was not brought under control until I o’clock. The loss is estimated at over $1,000,000. The fire started from defective wiring in the stock-rooms of the Young & Chaffee furniture store and practically the entire stock of that company was destroyed. The flames spread rapidly and soon reached huge piles of excelsior. At 10:15 o’clock the fire was at its height, and at 10:30, so fiercely did the flames rage, the roof of the big five- story Manufacturers’ building fell in with a crash, carrying everything before it. The building was but lately remodeled throughout and was worth over $300,000. The Daily News plant was located on the ground floor of this building. Fire Chief Le moi n said at 10:30 the fire was beyond control of the department and help was summoned from the nearby cities. The greater half of the business section was saved with difficulty. Deale rs’ ; meeting a mg. Allot declaring : port duties on The resolution was as follows: "Whereas, a decline of 6 cents a bushel in the price of December wheat during the last half-hour of the session of the Chicago board of trade. Dec. 31, 1909, *is but one of a myriad cf evidences that quotations on the aforesaid Chicago board of trade are subject to frequent and unjust manipulation; and “Whereas, this condition in any market of great influence can but be detrimental to the gyain trade in general, therefore be it "Resolved, That this association favors the application of such national legislation as may be necessary to eliminate, as much as possible, all gambling in the food products cf the nation; and "Resolved, That a copy of thet olutions be sent to each of the tors and representatives of the of Indiana in the national congn res ona nt ate Several sever0 • r h-shocks have occurred in Utah this week. Corrected returns give Mayor-Elect Fitzgerald of Boston a plurality of 1,415. Louis Paul hun. French aviator, broke all world’s records for altitude at Los Angeles, reaching the height of 4,165 feet. It was the intention of the Canadian government to adopt a larger naval program, involving the construction of eleven ships. President Taft’s special message on the subject of conservation of natural resources will be transmitted to congress before the end of the present week. Jenks Proctor, a negro, shot and killed Policeman Warren Dermis!) at Leavenworth, Kan., and wounded Policeman Patrick Sweeney while resisting arrest. IcFarland, the Chicago has sailed- for England essed purpose of meeting Ii, the British lightweight Want Ad Department Advertisements under this head are charged for at the rate of 2 cents per line for each insertion. The same Ad will be placed in the Indianapolis Star ami Daily Republican at the combined rate of 6 cents per line of six words. Found articles of small value will be advertised free of charge. FOR SALE — Mammoth Bronze Turkey-. George Anderson and G. C. Clippie strain. Lot Holman, R. K. I, Rushville, nd. 261d6t Packej lightweig for the e Feddie V champion. * Mrs. Charles W. Morse has set about securing a monster petition to the president praying for the release of her husband, the banker, from the federal prison at Atlanta. Jack Johnson, the colored pugilist, was arrested at Boston on the charge of overspeeding, operating an unregistered automobile and operating a machine without a license. At Claxton, Ga., William Bradley, son of a wealthy naval stores operator, shot and killed William Baggett, the town marshal, for arresting him on a charge of speeding an automobile. IT WAS NOT A CASE OF MORDER AT ALL FOR RENT— Double rooms each. Keys Willow street. house of five at 723 North 20i ta FOR SALE—Two iron beds with mattress and springs and one large sofe coal heating stove. Will sell J very cheap. Call at 813 West Sev- I enth street. 260tl FOR SALE—Gas kitchen range. Cheap. Inquire at 218 North Julian street. 261t6 COG KR ELS FOR SALE—Barred and Buff Plymouth Rock Cockrels. James Hardwick, Rushville, R. R. 4. 260136 FOR SALE—Coal or wood Kitchen Range. 716 N. Perkins St. Telephone 3216. 260tl2 LOST—Gold belt pin with Beta coat of arms at Mcdem Woodman hall. this office. 258t6 Finder please return to FOR SALE—Gas stock in the Rushville Supply Co. See Jeff Churchill, 421 North Morgan St. , 259t4 ROOMS—with or without board. 335 North Morgan. 247tf. WANTED—A good, sober industrious man to take charge of and manage a big open air attraction for the coming park season. One who can invest a little money preferred This is known ps the Loop FOUND—Gold ring. Loser can have same by calling at 221 West Fifth street. 259t6 FOR SALE—Household goods and stoves. Call at 206 East Eighth or phone 3438. 258t£ FOR SALE—English reclining go- cart, good as new. Phone 1343 ar call at 602 North Morgan St. 258t6 FOR SALE—New 6 room house, cellar 15x18—3 acres of land, bargain if bought at once. Call at Al Simmes shoe shop, Rushville. 25816 the Gap or Circle of Death. And , I will guarantee a good safe in- j vestment to the right party. If you ~ have a little money to invest it will i ^-)R SALE Household goods, Mon- Coroner Finds Thai Helman Killed Himself, CITY WILL PROSECUTE “Pickets" at Elwood Tin Plate Mill to Be Haled Into Court. Elwood, Iud., Jan. IS.—Thirty strikers, acting as pickets at the American Sheet and Tin Plate gates, were arrested on charges of loitering. Each gave bond for his appearance before Mayor Brumbaugh in the city court tomorrow. The arrests followed a complaint made by the corporation that its workmen are being intimidated by strike pickets. The strikers set up the plea that they are not loitering, but are doing picket duty for pay. They contend they are receiving strike benefits with the understanding that they must picket the plant, and compel it to close if possible. The city administration Ll backed in its action by the business ’nterests of the city. LOSES POSITION Terre Haute, Ind., Jan. 13.—-Dr. Davis, chemist at Indiana university, reported, to Coroner Leavitt that the stomach of W. IL Neiderhelman, alias William Helman, sent to him for examination. contained 53.1 grains of potassium cyanide, and death must have resulted within ten minutes after he swallowed the drug. This disposes of the murder theory, and absolutely proves that the Terre Haute jeweler committed suicide. The coroner went immediately to the prosecutor and asked that the charge against Miss Effie Salisberrv, aged twenty, and Henry Corcoran of Nashville, her companion, held in New Orleans on suspicion of poisoning Helman, be dismissed. The only theory of the case now tenable is that Helman committed suicide because of jealousy, and possibly on account of business troubles, and with amazing vindictiveness he planned to •throw suspicion of murdering him on the girl whose treatment of him was driving him to his death. COAL FOR SALE—$3.75 per ton. all orders promptly filled. Phone 1584. Big Four coal yards. L. Hankins, 703 West Fist street. SENT TO WRONG TOWN Deneen Measure Passes. Springfield, IU., Jan. 13.—Senator Schmidt's deepwater bill, which is the Deneen measure, has passed the senate. The bill provides that the bond issue of $20,000,000 authorized by the people at the election in 1906 shall be issued and that the work of constructing a deep waterway from Lake Michigan to the Illinois river shall proceed without waiting for federal aid. The bill will have a fight in the house, where Senator Lorimer’s friends, who want nothing done until federal aid is secured, are stronger than in the senate. Blunder of Immigration Official Left Family in Sad Plight. Kewanee, 111., Jan. 13.—Mrs. Katherine Janefsky of Germany and her three small children were left penniless on the local depot platform by the railroad company through an error of an immigrant official, who made out their tickets from Hamburg to Kewanee, 111., instead of Kewaunee, Wis., where Mrs. Janefsky’s husband awaited their coming. Their plight was referred by wire to the German consul in Chicago, who ordered tickets furnished them to the Wisconsin city. Also Includes Immoral Men. Washington, Jan. 13.—The Howell white slave bill, reported as a substitute for two bills by Representatives Bennett of New' York aud one by Representative Sabbath on the same subject, has been passed by the house. The bill differs from the Mann bill, which will soon be brought before the house, in that it includes immoral men in its prohibitory provisions. Better Care of School Children. New York, Jan. 13.—Father Knickerbocker is going into the clothing business lo the extent of buying garments for some of the pupils of the public schools. He will also buy overshoes, gloves, caps and foot-warmers, so that the children In the open-air class shall be comfortable while pursuing their studies. It Is Held That Member of School Board Cannot Elect Himself. Rochester, Ind., Jan. 13.—The action of Joel Stockberger in voting for himself and helping to elect himself to the school board has been declared Illegal by Attorney General Bingham. F. J. Mattiee wrote to Mr. Bingham and gave him the facts in the case and received the following reply: ‘‘Where a man’s own vote, as town trustee, is required to elect him and he votes for himself the proceedings are illegal and Mr. Stockberger’s vote should not count. Therefore, he is not elected a member of the school hoard.” SWINDLED JUNK DEALERS HAVILL'S TROUBLES Mt. Carmel Editor is Now in Bad With Uncle Sam. Mt. Carmel. 111., Jan. 13.—Captain Orra F. Havill, editor of Every Morning, who is under a sixty-day jail sentence for criminal libel, and is charged with carrying ft concealed weapon, which he drew on M. IL Mundv, an attorney belonging to the alleged political "gang" Havill is fighting, is in deeper trouble than ever. He was arrested by a deputy United States marshal and taken to Danville for arraignment on charges of sending obscene matter through the mails. It is said five counts were returned against him recently by the federal grand jury. Agreed to Conference. Washington. Jan. 13.—The senate has agreed to a conference asked for by the house of representatives on the resolution directing an investigation into the Ballinger-Pinchot controversy. Senators Nelson, Clark of Wyoming and McEnery were appointed conferees on the part of the senate. \ Death of Bass Reeves. Muskogee, Okla.. Jan. 13. — Bass Reeves, for thirty years a deputy United States marshal in old Indian Territory, is dead here. No Funds For Hospital. Wabash, Ind.. Jan. 13.—The Wabash city hospital board has decided to close the hospital permanently on Feb. I. The county commissioners have been appealed to a number of times, and a few months ago asked the county council to appropriate $1,000 to assist in maintaining the hospital. The council refused to grant the commissioners' request, "md, after several more months of untiring effort, the board of managers thought it advisable to close the institution permanently. Put on Their Good Behavior. Indianapolis. Jan. 13.— Mayor Shank declares that he is going to lend his official efforts toward assuring a "dry Sunday in Indianapolis every' Sundae during the next four years. In addition to being tried in police court, saloon keepers who violate the Sunday closing law will also have to appear before the mayor to show' cause why their licenses should not be revoked. Pittsburg Man Devises New Way of Getting Easy Money. Pittsburg, Jan. IS.—In the arrest here of Harry La vine, charged with selling waybills of bogus shipments in cities along the Baltimore & Ohio railroad, the Pittsburg police believe one of the most expert railroad swindlers of recent years was captured. Lavine’s method of swindling was to ship three or four large boxes said to contain scrap rubber and brass, and then sell the bill of lading to junk dealers and firms dealing in such ma terial. Upon presenting the waybill instead of containing rubber and brass the boxes were found loaded wdth stones and sand. Lavine is said to have operated successfully on the Western Maryland at Hagerstown and on the Baltimore & Ohio at Washin ton, Bellaire, Ohio and Parkersburg W. V. His arrest at Pittsburg was caused by one of his victims, who rec ognized him while walking along the street. Arrested at Jail Door. Fort Wayne, Ind., Jan. 13.—James Dushane, maker of fraudulent butter who completed a jail sentence for the violation of the state food laws, was rearrested by federal authorities as he stepped from a prison cell. He is charged with the sale of oleomargar Ine without the payment of the gov eminent tax. Dushane was making large profits on the compound which he was selling for prime country but ter wrhen the officers arrested him and confiscated his outfit Rev. James Shaw Dead. Bloomington. 111 . Jan. 13.—In the death of the Rev. James Shaw the Methodist Episcopal church lcsf>s one of its best known divines. He was an author of ; 'eminence and had pub fished soy*'"el works on Irish-American history and els*' in uh ast s of American I i -rory a d s • a1 books on the temperance move nu ny Wr--*fd Net to Return. Champ;.iou. 111., Jan. 13.—Arthur Alexand: r, suspected of being impi! cated in th- .'nna Felley murder at Cairo and spirited away from Cairo to escape mob violence, has been releas ed from the Champaign county jail The sheriff advised him not to return to Cairo. pay you to investigate this before investing elsewhere. I have been three years in this business. For further particulars, address H. F. White, 325 N 5th St., Richmond, Ind. 275t3 day, Tuesday and Wednesday. Call at 917 North Morgan. 258t3 LOST -I -Bov's WANTED—Child’s single bed; state condition and price. Address “C.” care Republican. «256t6 i’OR SALE—Wood for cook and heating purposes. Ruddle & Readle. Phone 4105 IL IS. 219tf. POTASH MANURE— is the Best Known Com Fertilizer. Try some of it. Price is right. Sold by E. A Lee. 26tf fur covered driving glove for right hand. Notify Maurice Nolan, 234 East Tenth St. 25816 WANTED—Farm hand, married man, one with boy about 16 years old preferred. Address, A. G. Reeve. 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