Reno Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - November 22, 1905, Reno, Nevada RENO EVENING GAZETTE VOL. LXX. RENO EVENING GAZETTE, RENO, NEVADA, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1905. No. 112 RESOLVE FOR Federated Labor Would Bar Chinese and Japanese THREE MEN WILL BE SHOT Americans Sentenced Death in Old Mexico to OPPOSE CHILD LABOR ACCUSED OF MURDER -Convention Will Probably Adjourn To- morrow, and Today Final Action on Resolutions Will Be Success- ful Session. PH., Nov. An ef- fort Is being mu.dc by the delegates to the convention of the American Federation of Labor to complete tho work of the convention by tomorrow, but there are ninny qui'StlotiM yet to be considered and the final udjournment mny not come until thn end of thp week. President Clampers' report was again before the convention nt this morn- ing's session and the following reso- lutions were unanimously adopted: Recommending the exclusion of Chi- nese, Japanese and Korean laborers from this country and Its possessions, prohibiting the employment of child labor; Instructing the executive coun- cil to select one labor organization against which an Injunction has been granted, employ competent legal tal- ent and carry the case to the United States supreme court to test the con- stlutlonallty of 'the Injunction laws now In force; pledging support to the strik- ing printers and recommending the railing of n. meeting of the Internation- al Woman's Labor League to adjust dlffprenopM said to exist In that bene- ficial Auxiliary to tho federation. Are a Bad Trio, Who Were Found Guilty of Murdering Two Men for Their Life Insurance Money, and Now Must Pay the Penalty. EL PASO, Texas, Nov. Chlhauhnu last evening Judge Rlos sentenced C. T. Richardson, C. S. Harle and William Mason, three Am- ericans, to be shot. The three men were accused of mur- dering two men In Chlhatihau for life Insurance money, Richardson being an Insurance agent, Mason, his brother- in-law, the assistant agent, and Harle being the examining physician. They murdered a man named De- vers, who they decoyed from El Paso, and another man named Mitchell, who Is said to be a half brother of Ma- son. Richardson Is trom Rochester, N. Y., where he had a bud record as a law- yer, and where he married Mason's slater. The rase lias been In the Mexican courts three years, the arrest having taken place In El Paso und the men having been extradited from here. Ilnrle was formerly an El Paso phy- sician. NEW WITNESS IN GEARY CASE Nurse Who Attended Victim of Malpractice Is Found HAS STRONG EVIDENCE Claimed That She Has Made State- ments to tho Police Which Do Much Toward Strengthening Case Against Accused Men, 400 GIRLS HAVE CLOSE SHAVE Students in Parochial School Are Nearly Burned MANY FORCED TO JUMP Out in School in Law- renoe, and the of the Pour Hundred Inmates Are Endangered, But Luckily All Escape. LAWRENCE, Mass., Nov. but one ot the four hundred girls at- tending the parochial school ot St, Anne's Parish, whose lives were en- dangered by fire In the building today, escaped without Injury, although 25 of them were caught In nets by fire- men an they were droppel from a third story window by a teacher, Renn, Droln, 12 years old, was taken to a hospital suffering from the effects of fright and Inhaling smoke, but It Is thought that clip will recover. All the pupils except those on the third floor who escaped by means of the net, marched out of the building in good order when tho alarm was given. The fire was caused by an overheated furnace. Sister Mary, one of the teachers, and her twenty- live pupils who were on the third floor could ,not get down the stairs on account of the dense smoke, The teacher led the children to the windows beneath which the firemen stretched a net. Under the sister's direction the girls climbed out over the sill and were assisted to drop and were caught safely In apparatus held by the fireman. After tho last child had been cared for, Sister Mary herself reached the street by means of a latter. The damage to the building was Slight, QROV1 L. JOHNSON IS SLIGHTLY IMPROVED SACRAMENTO, Cal., Nov. 12__The condition of ex-Congressman Grove L. Johnson, who has been critically 111 for couple of days, suffering from hem- arrhagM of the lungs, WM reported today as somewhat Improved. __ CHUClUt, WORLD'S CHAMPION, BRINGS KBW YORK. Nor. the champion trotting record 1-4, was sold today at Motion for to 1C. W. Savage MUUMPOIII. IS ON TRIAL Who Killed Comrade Faces Court Martial CASE IS IMPORTANT BOSTON N'ov 21 A new and Important witness ivhj) will appear against the three men under indict- ment in connection with the death of Susanna Geary, the suit case victim, has been fonud, the police say, In Miss Sarah Elizabeth Griffiths, a nurse, who It alleged, attended the girl -uhen the latter was dying. The nurse has made statements to the police which, the authorities say, will be of material assistance to the prosecution In the trial of the cases against Dr. Percy D. McLeod, William Hunt and Lewis Crawford, the accused mien. The police say that Miss Griffiths nan satisfied them that she Is in no way criminally liable in the case, having been called in as nurse after a second operation, Intended to save the Gearn woman's life, had been performed. LAWRENCE Mass., Nov. Four hundred school girls had a narrow es- cape today from a fire which broke out in a French pai ochial school. Twenty-five Boris dropped from the third story and all but one was caught without injury HAS CROSSED MILES OF ICE Letters Have Been Re- ceived from Northern Explorer TRAVELSWITHOUT GUIDES Man Who Was With the Ill-Fated Hubbard is so Far Successful on His Journey, But Many a Mile Over .Frozen Rivers Yet Remains. ST. JOHNS, N. F., Nov. ters today from Dillon Wallace, the Labrador explorer and New York law- yer, contained the newa that he had successfully crossed Labrador, Mr, Wallace was the flrst white man who lias ever crossed Labrador with- out either guides or Indian assistants. With Mr. Wallace was one cam- panion named Eston. The letters said both were well and had plenty of pro- visions when they reached ttie pro- vince of Ungava on October 16th. In 1904 Mr. Wallace went with Leon. Idas Hubbard's Ill-fated expedition. Mr. Hubbard, whose purpose was to cross Labrador las his life from star- vation and Mr. Wallace was found by the rescuing party sfter he had fellen exhausted In the snow. Although the most perilous part of Mi-. Wallace's trip Is completed, he still has before him. a winter of travel by snow Bhoes before he reaches civ- f At Foil Clumo (.he two will un- til the coast waterways are frozen over. Then they Intend to start south- ward townid Quebec on the frozen riv- ers, liavellng with dog and snow shoes. STRUGGLE IS Decision of the Congress Will Decide Fate of Russia RALLYING TO DE WITTE Many Powerful Men Have Come to Premier's Aid, Realizing That He .Alone Stands Between Order and Anarchy. AONT MARY FAIRCHILD MAKES MANY BEQUESTS Evidence Adduced Today Shows That Por a Long Time There Was Bad Blood Between the Two Midship- men. ANNAPOLIS, Md., Nov. court martial proceedings In the trial of Midshipman Minor Meriweather, Jr., on three charges connected with the death of Midshipman James R. Branch with whom he engaged in u fist nght began today at the naval academy, i Counsel for the defense objected to Commander Sidney A. Staunton as a memlber of the court on account of hav- ing expressed an opinion of the guilt of the accused. The objection was sus- tained. Most of the testimony this morn- ing had direct bearing upon the sec- ond charge, that of violation of a rule far the government of the navy, the specification being that Meriwether had called Branch a sneak and a co- ward, or words to that effect. Other Important witnesses were mid. shlpmen who were present when the cause of the trouble arose and during the course of the evidence the fact of the existence of the a body of laws outside and contrary to the regulations of the institution was clearly established. A surprise developed in the fact that United States District Attorney John' C. Rose, of Baltimore, would assist i Captain Marlx, Judge Advocate, In the prosecution. It Is most unusual for a Judge advo- cate to have assistance and the Inci- dent Indicates how Important the pre- sent case Is regarded by the. federal authorities the personal element being entirely subverted to the question of effect of tho "code" at the academy and the subjects of fighting and bas- ing closely connected with It. Life Miserable. Midshipman Vandecarr said that seat at the table WM next to Midship, man Meriwether and that on tho even- Ing of October 81 Meriwether had told htm that Branch had done all he could to make mis- erable while he had been at the aca- demy, that he hated Branch and was going to make him fight If there was any fight In him, that there wen only Aunt Mary Fail-child, who died in this city a few days ago, left an es- tate valued at and In a will made some time phevious to her death, di- vided her estate among her relatives and her many friends and set aside a portion of the estate to be held In trust by her executors and divided as they see fit among the poor of Reno. The well known old lady also made a provision in her will for her funeral and told how she should be burled and where her body should be laid at rest. After making provision for her bur- ial Aunt Mary Falrchlld set aside to be divided amohg the children of her deceased brother James French. She then set aside for the Con- gregational church of Reno to be used by the trustees as needed. In her will she also made the fol- lowing dispositions among her many friends: F. M. Lee of Winnemucca, Mrs. Jessie J. Mclnnls, Mrs. Em- ma Hobbs, nee Jones, of Virginia City, R. B. Moore 6f Lovelock, Mrs. M. Judd, Mrs. J. M. Paint- er, Mrs. Janette Prazer, Mrs. Mary Scott, Mrs. Harry Parker, Sparks, Miss Sarah Hol- mes, Mrs. Gussle Uttley, daugh- ter of Henry Rhue, Miss Blanch Gregory, Mrs.Harry Brown, Mrs. J. E. Starkweather, San Fran- cisco, Mrs. J. B. Thomas, Vir- ginia City, Mrs. Victor Lrmotte, Sacramento, Silvester E. Kim- ball, Mountain View, California, Sim Williams, Mrs. Mary Wen- dall, Los Angel'es, B. F. Leete, Mrs. B.F. Leete, Jane Short, Oakland, Mrs. M. J. Henderson, The residue of the estate amounting; to about Is to be In trust to the executors of the estate, F. M. Lee and R. U. Moore. These executors are to distribute this money among the deserving poor of Reno by orders on stores for the necessaries of life or by the giv- ing of money as they think best. None but those who are worthy of help are to be given any of this mon- ey. This trust fund is to be held for five years and if at the end of that time there is any left the portion left is to be divided among the children of her deceased brother, James French. Smith Wall are acting as attor- neys of the estate. ST PETERSBURG, Nov. eyes continue to be riveted on Moscow where the struggle in the zemstvo congress on the question of supporting Premierf Witte it, continuing. Some of the mostpowerful men in the con- gress are urging the necessity for ral- lying the miderate sentiment in support of the government, but the irreconcil- able element appears to make a, split inevitable. Should a resolution to sup- port the premier be Carried it seems almost certain that it will be coupled wil conditions. Dmitri Shipoff and M. Guchkoff, wh6 may be regarded ns Cmint Wltte's re- presentatives in the congress are watching the trend of sentiment but have not yet shown their hands. The prolongation of the struggle now n its fourth day, is regarded as being favorable to the government since, with the exception of a few extremists who declare that no alliance with the pre- ent government is possible practically 11 the leaders of every thade of opln- 311 li ive expressed the realization that nly co-operation with the government mild jnexent a leign teiror TARBELlT ML Second Vice-President of Equitable Believed in Insurance LA FOLLETTE STILL PUZZLES THE POLITICIANS MADISON, WIs., Nov. ticians generally agree that Governor La Follette's ultimate purpose rela- tive to the United States senatorship Is not clarified by his call for a spec- ial session of the legislature Decem- ber 4th. They hold that the main purpose of the call Is to remedy a law relative to rebuilding the capltol. This work would be at a standstill If the law Is not perfected. The governor will at least not go to the senate for the opening of congress. a few people that he hated and that Branch was one of them. The next day, Midshipman Vande- carr testified, Meriwether had said that It was all fixed that he and Branch had arranged to fight. 0 Used Strong Language. In -conversation Branch told Meri- wether that he had only reported one man since he had been at the academy and that he could not help It. Meriwether rejoined that If he ever reported him he would have to fight. There was some further talk about the standing of the families to which they belonged and' tho affair closed with Meriwether calling Branch a "sneaky a "damn coward" and "no gentleman." BURTON TRIAL IS PROGRESSING SWIFTLY ST. LOUIS, Nov. Rapid pro- gress has been made in the trial of United States Senator Burton of Kan- sas, charged with rendering services as an attorney before the postoffice de- partment at Washington in violation of the federal statutes and U ap- pears probable that the case will go to the jury not later than Saturday afternoon. The government has taken several short cuts in its intrduction of evi- dence and Judge Van DeVenter has sav- ed time by his sharp, decisive rulings, and his admonitions to counsel to con- fine themselves strictly to the matters at issue. RIFLES BELONGING TO REVOLUTIONISTS SEIZED HAVANA, Nov. Reming- ton rifles were seized by the police last night In a raid on a but near San Juan de Martinez province of Pln- ar Del Bio, In which fifty anti-govern- ment plotters were meeting. A dozen of the latter were captaured. Colonel 'Julian Cruxe, a prominent citizen of Pinar Del Rio, and at pre- sent In Havana, has ben arrested In connection with the anti-government movement and will be taken to Pinar Del Rib for trial. GOT THE COMMISSIONS Had a Policy for Half Million Doll- ars! n the Equitable and On This He Received Agent's Commissions and Renewals. NEW YORK, Nov. E. Tarbell, second vice president of the Equitable Life Assurance Society, who was on the witness stand when the in- surance investigation committee ad- iourned last night, resumed his tes- timony regarding the agency system of the Equitable. He submitted a specimen of contracts made with ag- ents which was offered in evidence as also were letters which accompany contracts explanatory of the allowance of commissions. Mr. Tarbell said he and his fa- mily were insured for about in the Equitable Society. He said he received the agents commissions on this insurance and also received the re- newal commissions, although the in- EVERYWHERE Corpses Are Piled Like Cord Wood on the Streets SCENES IN VLADIVOSTOK Food is Scarce in the Russian Strong- hold, Owing to the Destruction of the Storehouses, and the Port it Closed by Ice. TOKIO, Nov. eye witnese who left Vladivostok on November 18 reports at Nagasaki that food la scanty there, awing the destruction of the storehouses, and that only suf- ficient barley remains to support the people for twenty days. Another person who has arrived at Mojo, having left Vladivostok on Nov. 20, reports that rioting has ceased there. The streets he says are a mess of debris and bloodstones are In evidence everywhere. Many corpses are still lying exposed forming a gruesome sight. COUNTERFEIT FOOTBALL TICKETS CIRCULATED CHICAGO, Nov. of the numerous complaints received regard- ing the sale of spurious tickets for the football game between Michigan and Chicago on Thanksgiving day. Chief of Police Collins today issued orders directing the arrest of any person found to be speculating in tickets. RAILSlElAY BULLFROG ROAD Work May be Postponed Until Early Next Summer DIRECTORS IN SESSION Owing to the Fact That the Steel Mills Have Orders Which Will Carry Them Into Next Year, the Work May Be Delayed. SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. Brock, president of the Tonopah rail- road, who is here with several direct- tors of the company, says that it ha3 ben decided to extend the line to Bull- frog. There is a scarcity of rails in the market at present, he says, and on that account the work may not be done un- til next summer. TESTIFY IN POSTOFFICE FRAUDS NEW YORK; Nov. here today on the steamer Oceanic from Liverpool were Consul General surance was written through a general agency. He paid the premium to the'Robert J- Wynne, formerly United Equitable Society and received the States postmaster general, and Captain commission through the general ag- w. S. Biddle, military attache of the ency- embassy at Berlin. Mr. Wayne will He also has insurance of In go to Waahlngton to testify in the le- the New York Life Insurance Company, in the Travelers' Insurance Company and in the Aetna Life Insurance Company. In all these cases he received the agents commissions and the policies were taken out about ten or fifteen years ago. VICE PRESIDENT TO OCCUPY NEW HOME WASHINGTON, Nov. President Fairbanks is to occupy dur- ing the present season the residence of Representative Morrell of Philadelphia, at the northwest corner of 17th and K stretes, opposite Farrague Square. The house Is one of the largest private resldencen 1'n the city and formerly was the home of the late Senator Stanford of California. Funeral of Infant. The funeral of little James Mcln- tosh took place from the family resi- dence on Ralston street this morning at Rec. Mea.ru of the Congrega- gal prosecutions growing out of the investigation of the postoffice frauds. IS ELECTED TO SUCCEED HIMSELF COLORADO SPRINGE. Nov. William Koch, grand foreman of the Brotherhood of American Toemen, will succeed himself. The adoption of the report of the credentials committee In the conclave, here by a vote of 74 to 8, seated the Koch Iowa delegation and this is regarded as settling the firht. The election will be deferred until tomorrow. ARRESTED FOR MURDERING STENOGRAPHER CHICAGO, Nov. Vochf la was arrested today on suspicion of being the murderer of Miss Maude Reese, the stenographer who was kill- ed last night by a burglar whom she found- In her apartments. Vochla had on hie face and ttonal church officiated and Interment several fresh cuts wu In Mountain View cemetery. (head. NEWSPAPER!