Lima Times Democrat, September 26, 1901

Lima Times Democrat

September 26, 1901

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Lima Times Democrat, The (Newspaper) - September 26, 1901, Lima, Ohio THE LIMA T T CABLE AND TELEGRAPH THE SOHIPPS-MoHAE PKESS ASSOGliTIOIf CO. yOL. XVII. 297 LIMA, OHIO, THUKSDAT> SEPTEMBER PEICE CENTS. SENTENCED TO DIE. Judge White Condemns Czolgosz to Death by Electrocution. October 28th is His Last Day. The Order of the Court Further Provides That the Murderer Must be Taken to Auburn Prison and Remain in Solitary Confinement. ;.y to Buffalo, Sept. o'clock this after-j noon, Leon Czoigosz, the assassin of President! AicKmSey, was brought into the court room and! sentenced by Judge White- The court room was filled to overflowing but many police were on hand to prevent any hostile demonstration. He was sentenced to die by electrocution at Auburn on October 28. lie did not appear much moved by the words of the judge which limited his time on earth to twenty-nine days. The court stipulated that Czolgosz should be at once removed to Auburn and kept in soli- tary confinement till the day of his execution. LATEST Addition to the National Conscience Fund Was Received by Sec'y Gage This Morning. Some Unknown Remits Over Six Thousand Dollars Which He Says was Due as Im- port Duties. Special by wire to Times-Democrat. Washington. Sept. latest addition to the "Conscience" fund of Secretary Gage came today in the shape of an unregistered and unsigned letter containing in bills. The writer said he was convinced that he had not paid a high enough duty on imported goods and wasted to make restitution. This is the largest single amount, except one of 515.000. ever turned in to the treasury. RUN STARTED On a Cleveland Bank Yesterday. i May be the FutureHome Is Letter Issued to: of the Boers. "No One Appears to Know the Cause. j It was a Needless Run as the Bank I Had Plenty of Money and Declined Offers of Help. I Twenty Millions of Acres are j Offered Them. It Challenges; Son in a Runaway in New York City. Team of Horses Frightened and a Rein Broke. A Pedestrain Stopped the Team rs Time to Prevent a Collision With a Family Goes to Washington. Hneeial by wire to New York, Sept. .26.4-Theodpre Roosevelt Jr., had a narrow escape from Ueatli in a run-a-way' yesterday. A team o{ horses behind wJlicii ho was being driven, became unmanageable, one rein broke and had 5t not beep for the quick work of a passing pedes- trian, who stopped the horses, the car- riage would have collided with a Lexington, avenue car. After the ex- citement was over, young Theodore nonchalantly left the carriage, and later proceeded alone1 to meet his mother at the Pennsylvania railway ferry, whence the family went to Washington. the United States Wot Al The President of the Amalgamated la Mexico They Could Have Sea- board Facilities; aa Advantage That was Denied Them in South Africa. Special by n-irs to Tlmcs-Ucmocrat. CitiVHlanri. A swiibriess run was started on the Lake Shore Banking ami Savings Co., Wednesday. The bank has all the money it wants. It is- perfectly sound and the run was pntttieally over this morniug. No one knows how it started. A genpral of- of from other banks do- because it was not needed. WATCHMAN To Prove the Charges He Made Against Gompers and Witchel, London. Sept. UailJ- Ex- press says tfu" Bof-rs aro ..ilatlng t'lr.iKrutiasr to Mexico, cstau-s i there having been offered for a nviv price has I been sft iiowi! at wivirh Who are the Presideatw of Two of i amount will buy miHion acres. The laud has :t si-aboara of 112 miles will thus offer sliiiinins: facilities v.bich to the Boers in south Africa. the Strongest Labor Orgasiza- iratioas in the United States. In an let- Gompcrs. Pr.'sij ti{ the America-.! Federation of Ubor. and John Mitchell, president n! 'iii" Mine Workers of Theodore J. Shaffer. of Amalgamated Asaocia- of iron. Steel and Tin Workers. '.o prove ihe stiiicment-'i Tecontly Kiaiio them. li-iter says: "There was sent out and li'iiiUaUer fin1 papers a statemnut purporting cmanats- from in which grave o'aargss and ir.sinuaiiona are made by asAinst the undersigned. Inas- duct! as the accounts published differ 'n phraseology, but in all essentials there is no doubt in our minds tin; tnstier from you. HavjnR reg-vrd for our duty to- ttin labor movement and the in- turcsis t'omniitted to our care, we liava no desire to enter into a contro- through the newspapers. But i.iiat we believe it necessary your charges and insinuations bo substantiated or refuted, we the following propositon to joii "First, that a committee of three shall merit either in Pltlsburg, WasU- 'agtna or the city of New- York, for Purpose of hearing ami detertnin- the charges and insinuations you made against us. Second, that 1[ 'ho committee fiuds us guilty of charges and insinuations we will from the presidency of ths American Tederation ot Labor and Presidency of the United Mine Worlc- America. TUjrd, that the com- fc'ttoe shall consist of three members of organized labor to be selected by you. can not imaginp that you make grave accusations against us w't.hout premeditation as 'to their we therefore Insist ROOT IS ILL. Cremated in a Bad Fire in a Furniture Factory. Special Uy wirt' to Minerva, 0.. Sept. Minerva Furniture Cb.V whtt'.t was destroyed by nast night, causing; a loss of S-5.000. M. A. Smith, night watchman, Was In tuO JiiilueS buC pCttplO could not get help to Mas. Only his charred bones were recovered this morning. wire to Tlmss-DeiBeerat. %Vasliington, Sept. lias been received at the war department that secretary of -.var Root is ill again, another operation for boils being nec- essary. The secretary will remain at New York city for the present. that in common justice to us and with j fj uu auu TT tm regard to the Interests which buUi and we represent, you. wlJU, ajlylse, wlthln three days, of your, aa of our proposition." SHAFFER Makes a Peppery Reply to Gompers Who Mitchell Made Demand for Proof Of the Cfearge Made by Shaffer That They Did Nothing to Help the Amalgamated la the Strike. Special hj wire to Times-Democrat. Pittsburg, Sept. presi- dent Shaffer made a reply to Gompers and Mitchell, who demanded proof of his charges that they did nothing to help the Amalgamated in its contest with the steel trust- Shaffer suggests that three men he chosen to investi- gate tha steel strike and Shaffer's ex- planation of why the battle was lost. Shaffer select, Simon t Burns. Gompers his man and two selected shaii hame a tWrd, And Says Nash Must Not Mix in. The Mayor of Columbus Has Some Opinions Which He Does Not Hesitate to Ex- press Concerning Way Things Will be Managed in Columbus. Special by wire to Tioes-Damocrat. Columbus, Sept. Hinkie this morning said "Mr. Nash will not stop any prize fights at Columbus while I am mayor." The mayor says that he will do the investigating and he finds that the proposed exhibit- ion of the Manhattan club is to be a prize fight, he will stop it himself. He said further "Mr. Nash has no call to interfere in this matter." New Shooting Record. Cincinnati, Sept. the annual shooting tournament of the Cincinnati Gun club Stanley Rhodes ot Colum- bua. O., set a new record of 58 straight kills, without a miss, with three traps, Ciosby, Elliot, Hikes, Young and other shots were wild and did not hold their own, although as a whole the records of the 13 entered Were maintained. Weather. Special by wire to Times-Democrat; Sept. and Friday.' By the Rulers of Ger- man Empire. They Feei That a Warfare Upon Tarifi Would be Disastrous To the Commercial Interests of Tliat [.Country. The Government's Commercial Policy Dis- cussed at Munich. Berlin, Sept. Tb" conference regarding Germany's commercial pol- icy, v.'liich is in session iu Munich, is attended. Professor Waiter Lotz of tl'.f University of jltraich. who was the first speaker, took for his theme the question, "Is sn Increase in tht> Grain Duties Compatible With the "Welfare of He answered it ia the negative, saying i" part: "The desire for dearer grain results in a desire for dearer meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, iron, paper, yarn, building materials more expensive dwell- ings. Export is possible only when tiu> cost, of production is cheap. But tha new tariff aims at a higher cost of production. While wo oppose hight-r grain duties we must ask on the other hand for a reduction of numerous in- dustrial duties." The speaker uttered a word of cau- tion against a tariff war with the Unit- ed States, pointing out that Germany wold lose her markets in South Amer- ica, Great Britain and eastern Asia. Professor Schumacher of Cologne in- dorsed the doctrine of a moderate In- crease of duties. He said he thought a duty of 6 marks for rye and GMs for wheat would bo justifiable. "Full re- ciprocity in customs questions must be secured with the United States." he observed. "Both Germany and the United States must bind themselves. We myst unconditionally abollsli fa- voritism. The scare of a tariff war is exaggerated, but Germany can not ful fill every wish of the United States." Russian Grain Crcp. St. Petersburg, Sept. report issued by the minister of finance, 31. Dewltte. shows that the wintsr grain crop in the southwestern provinces Is excellent, and that it is above the me- dium in northern Caucasus and Fin- land. The winter crop is only medi- ocre in southeastern Russia and in the Valga provinces. The spring grain crop Js everywhere worse than the winter crop, on account ot the drouth. Will Not Visit America. Berlin, Sept. Chun, the Chinese envoy, will not return home by way of the United States. In ac- cordance with telegraphic instructions the prince will go to Genoa, and then Oct. 1 will sail direct for China. Boer Leaders '-Pretoria, Sept. Boer .n captured since permauently. ban-, n- Witnesses Discuss Coaling in the Schley Courte Official Dispatches are Given Airing. Up to This Time the Hero of Santiago Battle is Away Ahead. Evidence Shows That the Original Language of Dispatches were Distorted and Changed from Original Form. Special bj :vire to Times-Democrat. Washington, Sept. was only one session of the Schley court today, court adjourning to attend the funeral of Judge Wilson in the after- noon. Captain Wise of the Yale. was plac- ed on the stand and testified that she was off Santiago from May 22 to 26 and saw no signs of the Spanish fleet. Wise a'lso 3said he had never given Schley information that the Spanish Sleet was in Santiago bay. Captain Wise admitted lliat he could hate communicated With Schley at any time by signal between .May 20 and 2o. Information had been re- reived from the navy department that the Spanish fleet was. in Santiago. Wise's excuse was that Capt. Sigs'jee knew of this information and it was his business to tell Schley. COTTON AND WISE Commanders of Scout Vessels What They Know. Tell Washington, Sept. nevr vrltnesses were introduced in the Schley court of inquiry. They were Admiral Cotton, who as captain com- manded the auxiliary cruiser Harvard, and Captain Wise, who eomniaaJeil the auxiliary cruiser Vale during the Spanish war. Both these vessels were used as scouts and both came nn wirh the tlying squadron off Santiago on May 27, before t-u- retrograde move- ment to Key West was bHgun. Ad- miral Cotton testified that he had gone aboard Admiral Schley's flag- ship, the Brooklyn, on that date, to take dispatches to him. and he said at first that he gave him four or five dispatches addressed to (he coniinan- der of the sijuadron. He afterward modified this statement, saying that probauiy all but two of these dis- patches weru addressed to himself (Admiral but that they con- tained information which he thought should be in Admiral Schley's posses- sion. One of these was a copy of a dispatch from Admiral Sampson, which had not been printed in the of- ficial records, statins that the Spanish that coal could have been taken from tUe Merriiiiac OH 25. the day os which the retrograde movement to Key West was begun for the purpose of coaling. A "Dear Schley" letter is dated Key West, Fla., May 20. 1S9S. Referring to a telegram from the navy depart- ment received by Sampson advising the latter to send word to Schley to proceed to Santiago. Sampson says: "After duly considering this telegram I isve decided to make no change in the present plans; that is, that you -should hold your squadron prf Cien- fuegos. If the Spanish ships have put in to Santiago they must come either to Havana or Clenfuegos to deliver the munitions of war which they are said to bring tor use in Cuba. I ass there- fore of opinion that our best chance of success in capturing their ships wil! be to hold the two points, Clen- fuegos and Havana, With all the force we can muster. If later it should de- velop that these vessels are at San- tiago, we could then assemble off that port the ships best suited for the pur- pose and completely blockade it. Un- til we therefore receive more positive information we shall have to continue f.o hold Havana and Santiago." Captain Wise testified that on May 27 he had signaled Captain Philip- of. the Texas his opinion that Cervera was inside the harbor at Santiago, but the testimony was ruled out. jniral Schley announced that he bas. selected Mr. Rayner as his chief of counsel to succeed Judge Wilson. During th.e session Mr. Rayner call- ed attention to the fact that the lan- guage employed in. Admiral Schley's dispatches to the navy department, dated. May 29, inVkjch he said he could, .not obey orders as to coaling, UaA various changes in tna He Mid that-Admiral .91 w COLUMBIA Leads the Shamrock Over a Course of Lively "Fast" Miles. The Shamrock Cannot Win Was the Verdict of the Spectators After tie Cup Defender Had Rounded the Outer Mark Leading Sir Thomas' English Yacht. Special br wire to Times-Democrat Highlands. N. J., Sept. ten knot breeze from the northeast ing and there is every prospect that there will be a cracking good race be- tween the Shamrock and Commbia today. An enormous fleet of yachts and excursion boats arc here- loaded with passengers to see the race. AH society is represented and many nota- bles are here from Europe, all enjoy- ing the sport of the day. Among the big steam yachts carrying large par- ties are J. P. Morgan's giant Corsair, the Noupinahal, belonging to John Jacob Astor, "the Sybarite. George J. Gould; May. Alexander VanRenssael- laer; Niagara. Howard Gould; Onsitla, E. C. Benedict: Santanella. Perry Bel- mont: Sultana. John R. Dresel. There were hundreds of other yachts repre- senting a cost that would make a good navy for the first class power. THE SHAMROCK Appeared Able to Cross the Columbia's Bow at At alter an hour's sail, the Columbia was :n liu' lead. wind is now light and it is feared the race may not sailed in the tiroa limited. It now looks us it' the Sham- rock's chances for lifting the cup very bad. As the wind grows Heater the Columbia seems to increase fct-r lead. Couia Not Pass the Columbia. The Sahmrock could not get past, the Columbia and at the Colum- bia crossed the Shamrock's bow show- that captain Barr is leading the Englishman. The Course is in Splendid Snaps. Ai the boats are still very close together with the Columbia still leading slightly. 'Thy course is in splendid shape end patrol boats are keeping excursion steamers -well off frora Um racers. Live Stock Market. Chicago. Sept. 10 cents lower; hogs 24.000. lower; sheep 10.000, lOc. higher. At o'clock it looted as if the j Shamrock might be able to cross the I Columbia's bow if she came about, be- cause she certainly had footed alongj at a tremendous speed. COLUMBIA THE FAVOFUTE. Betting Among the Sports is in Favor of American Yacht. The Shamrock Finally Got Ahead. At it was a drifting match is which the Shamrock got in the lead and it is now one minute ahead of the- Colr.Hibia. The wind is very light. New York, Sept. on the Shamrock-Columbia races still contin- ues at 10 to S iu favor of the Columbia, j Charles Mitchell's bet of S5.000 to j against G. E. Elliott of Chicago, j was the biggest one, reported today. Light Wind Spoils It. At the .Columbia-bad gained gained slight lead on tha Shaaroc'.c, but the wind is so light that there is a probability of nc> contest. Columbia Still Leading. The Columbia still leads but is little prospect now at that the race can be finished in the time limit. THEY ARE OFF And the Columbia Gets the Best of the Start. The start -was made a few minutes after eleven o'clock, the Columbia leading by five seconds. THE COLUMBIA Had a Goad Lead When She Rounded the Outer Mark. The Shamrock's Chances are Slim. Highlands. Sept. Columbia around the outer mark at theu broke OIlt her balloon jib top sail. At the Shamroslc rounded the outer mark. "boisterous" and that word had btwu omitted from the printed copy of the as the admiral had said that tons of coal would be necessary the printed copy made it tons. It was also stated in the original that the Har- vard was going to Port Royal, where- as Kingston had been inserted in the printed copy. There also were other changes. Charges Against Filipino Officers. Manilla. Sept. 26. General Isidoro Torres, who surrendered some months ago, was arrested and will be tried tor having ordered the murder of Corpo- ral Fieldner of the Twelfth infantry at Malalos, province of Bulacan, last October. It is a3so probable that Gen- eral Alejandrino will shortly be ar- rested. Acting imvior his orders many of his officers hansed or otherwise killed Filipinos who sympathized with the Amsncans.. Gclsse! Atienza, with his entire has surrendered to Captain Pitcher, -vriio had been in close pursuit of. bdm since lieutenant Hazzard captured tUe deserter How- ard in his camp. Captain Pitcher has also been capturing small bands of in- surgents arid receiving tae surrender of others. Marinez.. Ana and Villalnz, the last insurgent, officers in the prov- ince of South, Cwaarines, have surren- dered to Captain Williams, putting an to the insurrection in that prov- ince, Crutser Cleveland. Cleveland, Sept Ruth Hanna, Miss Phelps. Senator Hanna and a delegation from the Cleveland chamber of commerce leave for Bath, Me., where 6n Saturday Miss Hanna will christen the new cruiser Cleve- land, to liuucted on that day. Grain Market. Special by wire to Chicago, Sept. Decem- ber corn' Jan. pork "ia Cflf" t if Accident in the Virginia Oil Field. Gas from a Well Ignited Unexpectedly. The Derrick Burned Down asd Two. Men So Badly Injured by tSe Flames That They Will Die. Sppcial by Cairo." Va.. L.yna Oil Company's well on the Karkness Track near here struck oil and gas unexpectedly at 3 o'clock this morn-, ing. The saa became ignited, from the boiler, burning the (Jprriek ter- ribly burning Witling and Wra. H. The flesh fell ?rnm shmr bones, aad: they both via die. Zionists Guilty. Victoria; B. C-. Sept Hog- a membet ot the Christian Cath- olic church 1st was a guilty of laansVaaghAer by WalSer on ttas charge that ae the cteath oJ his two children. lail- 1ns to jurovide for them mad leal attendance, which in the trial iitdge heJd was of thfi at life -which the crim'.-aal vides for saying Uiat.'a father or guar- dian shall provide for his children. Eugene Zionist teachar, ia also charged -ofItb: causing the death 'of.'the- cUUiren, He- wiH be tried oa 'Noir. 4v. INEWSPA'PER mwSPAPFR! ;