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FULL advertise in PRESS ASSOCIATED THE DISPATCHES UTAH WEATHER FORECAST EXAMINER CHARGE. IT IS ADVERTISING MEDIUM THE EXAMINER CITV. WELL A ACriE THE COUNTY sumcrip. he CITY. OUR OPEN TO AD- JfoN TME PRICE IT THE INDICATIONS ARE THAT THE WEATHER WILL RE F0! .MT FAIR MONDAY AND TUESDAY. Jertiser OGDEN 98 NO- - IV VOL Attorney General Stead Insists that a Gvil Exists Against Financiers Who Have Wrecked Prosperous Alton Road. company reached $118,046,218.0$. repSpring'll $X0.04C.--ldlinenerri Stead, in nn opinion aubiuiiteu resenting an indebtedness of created the expresses by Only Denwo today. syndicate. w Governor the province ;22.jtMi.iHiO of this was created to Imdoubt a to whether it la to proceed prove the road, the remainder not le-iu-g f ,Ue aiate of IlHnota aaao the result of ony legitimate purMtinat E. H. Harrtmau and 1U of pose, adds the atiaruey general. But eiatev for the a netted manipulation In addition to the companies' bonded prop-ertl- e the Chicago and AUun rallroail indebtedness, which mounts to over If the atate ahould revoke the would fall $78.(41(1 a mile, its capital stock liabillow the charter mmiauy ities are over $48,00u a mile, and Its peo-n.a the .ten kholder. the Harrinutn a large present outstanding Indebtedness on already having disposed of The attor- account of equipment, trust obligaportion -- f their holding. therefore that tions, Is over $3,0oo a mile. As to a ney General concludes compossible remedy, Air. Stead says: the oevt plan would he for the for the If Charter Is Revoked Stockholders pany fraelf t. aeek a remedy diuatliiu. or even for one or more Would Suffer. to art. At the aante time fcincklwlder "Even If the company's charter that jlr Stead assures the governor on chould be revoked by the state the Inthat ahould he become convinced nocent stockholders would suffer most. further InveHttgatlon that the state The bonds of the company are in ran relieve the roada condition he the hands of the Innocent purchasers, will make neceaaary moves at once. for a valuable consideration, and unNotwithstanding bla convictions V der the decisions of our supreme court immediate action, of wisdom t.ithe and the supreme court of the Tutted leant la not the there Instate Sr Stead States, in my opinion, cannot be atcrista civil a duuM but that remedy tacked. r who "flnaiu-li-have amlnst the I am inclined to the opiitnn that wreeked this prosperous railroad comthe remedy Ilea with the company Itof innocent pany. and, at the expense .or In the event of it a refusal to self, and bondholder., .have stockholder with some one oe morn of tlie art, a hartret of stockholders. gathered to Should 1 become satis-- 1 uilllliMii of dollars. fled, however, upon further InvestigaReviews Harrimans Testimony. tion that an effertlve remedy can he Attorney General Stead reviews the enforced by the state, I shall not hesit, alimony given ly Harrlman recently, tate to institute proceedings." n Whether or not the members of before the Interstate Commerce at New York and from the this syndicate are criminally liable unreairdi of the Illinois Railroad and der the statutes of the state of Illiobtained the nois. I express no opinion at this Warehouse commission certificates and time" various resolutions, document pertaining to the Chicago and Alton Railroad company, the Chicago ami Alton Railway company and the consolidated company, all of which figures In the manipulations. The profits made out of the Alum deals by Mr. Harrlman and bla are placed by Mr. Stead at III- - April "Attorney MONDAY UTAH, Brigadier General Barry-- , commanding the arm, of pacification: General Rodof the rural riguez. commander guard, 'be mayor of Havana, the beads of departments and prominent Cuban officials, went out in launches to welcome Secretary Taft. The oe-- i clary surprised the. Cubans greatly by needing no introduction to them and calling a majority of them by name. He refused to discuss the politic or his plans in Cuba. Mr. Taft and his party are slopping at ihe palace as the guests of Governor Magotm, who has made special arrangements for their entertainment. They will remain here until Wednesday night. when the Mayflower will sari for Porto Rico. The commit. lee of thJ last revolutionary army with which Secretary Taft made the peace terms- last year met here last evenlug and decided to insist that the secretary fulfill Un promises he made at that time. Including one, according to the committee, to hold elections in June. AGAINST E. H. Remedy Cm', APRIL MORNING, ' KING GOES CALLING. Taranto. Italy, April 7. -- King Victor Emmanuel, accompanied by a number of court dignitaries, lefr here yesterday, on board tbe royal yacht for Greece to repay tbe recent visit of King George. As the royal yacht steamed away there was a popular demonstration and cries of viva Italy." a e Com-missio- STEAD TALKS l24iC4hlloa "As a result of this enormous profit tn thei'selfe," he declared, the rail-, road companies are thrown Into hope-hs- i bankruptcy The Indebtedness of the companies, as shown by the figures in the opinion, has been Increased a total of $80,646,-"l- x sines they fell Into Harrlman'a hinds. Of this araounL only $22,500,-0hi- . own testaccording to Harrlman imony, says Mr. Stead, was Incurred fur Improvements, betterments or extension of the roads. "Over lfiT.iHin.Oiin of this indebtedn- IFjs Uir rnmpany pal'd all Sets Forth His Views 'itsopere LAST ACT other nations to a sense of the importance of making detlnlte and irj- mediate progress toward the Ideal described by the phrase, The United Btates of the World." He urged that at the coming peace conference 12 representative American men and women should he selected as .the nucleus of a pilgrims of peace. These persons would then appeal to the American people fur their indorsement by public meeting or signed memorials. Armed with this evidence of national support, they would in tbe first cane go as a deputation to the president and to the secretary of state, asking them to Instruct their delegates at The Hsgne to support the elmve program. Then they would approach the British ambassador, informing him of (heir Intention to start at once for England In order to appeal to the British people for their support in pressing their requests upon tbe king and his ministers. Mr. Stead said there was no doubt that they would receive an overwhelmingly popular reception la Britain, where the ground already had been be prepared. At London they Joined by four pilgrims from each rf the three Scandinavian countries, and the Americans and Scandinavians, to-- ' gether with 12 British pilgrims, would present their petition to the king rt Buckingham palace and to his minis-- J ters In Downing street. The 36 pll- grim would then cross over to Paris. ni' mp thin would be rrl,eate:1 thppe- - Heceptions by the president of th public and his ministers, the municipality, and the chamber of com-- 'afford ample demonstramerce t,on thp Ikv..w14v of Francp to the Principle of fraternity. The pllgrlmi. George J. Gould. 54.534 shares; E. Harrinian. 54.535 shares, Mortimer L ficlilff 54.535 shares; Janies 8t.Ul-w- n. shares, including smaller inmlier of shares taken by others. Xr. St. ad dates the Altons difficulties nunt ly-n- . when Its new owners ihe issue of $40,000,000 In three bunds for Improvements. Of bonds 832.0(H), (HID were i,v the new stockholders at 65 on the dollar, of which the lf cm: hew- mb-f-rlbe- Mil e, S7 , 'nis per cent. Part of by the syndicate were sold at 90, represent-;"a ling, profit. The t,st move in the series of n atlot-sMV, NIr. Stead, waa to e mi-i:ip- . 11 112,444, 177 to the cost and napltiil-,'lu- n "f the mail. This consisted in 1h ittcoine which the stock-formi,r the company Iq li,!l ,)r'n content to apply tn het- and permanent Improve- alKt H!llrh by order of the board, er I 'r emu-n'- rK h'1 hpn barged upon ,,f 'he company to operating 5,11(1 In part of s',l';lr-tit by the stockholders -r companies. Tlrty pCr cent Dividend Declared, Tbe next step wgs to declare a 30 cent dividend on Mav 31 1800 T:- 'dividend on the stock owned by .kt tidicate. paid by check to Kuhn tuiri com v Ifli pan ' amounted to 1S,. an " upon rim' 1, ,jt me compschsrg nv against con- now by the artdiMon of paction expend!' u.-i French Pilgrims would pick up ?'M,''proflU up m thuTmiJ lahers at Geneva and then go on iu H.s.niMi, when followed 6 , f Rome. From Rome the pilgrims, no,h5 Clriragn and Alton go to Russia, an-- i P,mipiiny,s property to tho 62 In number, si at 86 arrive ati would Berlin, 88 would Alton ., Railway companv 1,1 110 wouM s'n,icae trans- - reach Brussels, and 1hn ostebslbly ' rt.w-- to IxiulsT stant finally round tip at The Hague to TU, Transfer included the 8ent th,,r Pctu!,,!? ,to 1,,eT 1. assemble on hlch I Pe.,ria ari(i rail- Mr. Stead said that the idea ha I -- i:is L. with enthusiasm In EuPfac.Um then tf the been received thr rope. trsnsferrod and ' i:nn w.V.rh nci-si- .v, 3 I TAFT AT HAVANA. rent ho',!l,i ii- ft m -- e w.-r- - Rali-vj.!- 0 H c,lmnw, , Iil. Mi-t- ' ;i 1 gii yn'licate's prol.ts O persons, including tiro women, O were rescued from death by O Captain Etheridge and his crew O of life savers at the Nogshead, O N. C., station, early today O when the1 four masted schooner was Boseart blown Louis O O ashore by the heavy gale that O has prevailed along the Ylr- coast for 48 O O hours. A line was shot over O the schooner and the breeches O buoy ran out. One by one all O on board were hauled to safety O O through the aeaa and mi the O O last trip Captain Fleiher came O $24 ! O O In. o Havana. April 7. Secretary of War Taft and party arrived here this morn-th- e Mayflower. The trip Isthmus was uneventful. All the party are well. Magoon. accompanied by New York. April 7 Nearly every vessel that has arrived from southern ports during the past week has brought some story of marine disaster wrought by the tornado off Hatteras during the last ten days of March. The Bluecher arriving from West Indian ports was no exception. Standing In disconsolate groups about her decks were 13 people, whom the liner had saved from their foundering bark, the Gulfport, as the vessel was on the verge of going down. The secure was witnessed by Speaker Joa. G. Cannon and others of the congressional party on board the Bluecher. Those taken by tbe lifeboat of the wreck liner from tbe waterlogged were near starvation, as for nearly a week they had had had nothing to live on except watersoaked biscuits. Thursday morning tbe Bluecher altered her course to head for a wreck that had been sighted. The passengers hurrledlv quitted the breakfast table and gathered on deck to see tbe crew of the back clustered about tbe Little difficulty attended aft rails. the work of rescue. The lifeboat In charge of Chief Officer Beyer waa lowered from the Bluecher and rowed to the wreck. Into this went Captain larsen of tbe berk and twelve mem-4er- s of his crew and In a short time had the refugees safely on board the Bluecher. SENATOR HEYBURN BEJTER. Philadelphia, April 7. -- The condition of United States Senator W. B. Hevburn of Idaho, who wax taken suddenly ill. last night, is much Improved tonight. Senator Heybnrn suffered from an attack of acute indlgts-tlon- . Oooooooooooooooo BRYAN IN K. C. Kansas City. April 7. Wm. J. Bryan, In a lecture here tonight at the Grand Avenue Meihoi'lst church. praised churches and other institutions ' that have refused gifts of tained money," and said: "1 am glad to see this question agitated. I am sanguine that this enough to believe struggle over accepting money which has been .amused by questionable means will yet be settled on the side of ethics and morality. I believe the time Is coming when great educational institutional institutions will refuse to give respectability '.o great, criminals by going into partnership with them. We are too prone to measure morality at the door of the penitentiary. We forget that there are many rrimi-naloutside prison doors. at lr home here TO ITALIANS. Rome. April 7. Krauvrscu F. Valeri. member of ihe chamber of deputies. lias made public a Liter in which he urges ll:e government is to eaiend its protection to Italian emigrants not only on hourd MeaiDfia crossing rite ikv.ui. tut even alter they Lave vlisetiiiis iied iu toe 1 nited State. He exiuvsses the belinf that emigrant to America ate exploited for work lit bubealthy secat). iiK-tion of the country. T:io writer P'Citis iv.it that iu I Pori. MHi.itiHt Italian emigrated slid Unit It'O.imni weul to the I lilted Slates, lie estimates the total uiiinlier of emigrants for lft-- at one uiCItou persons Case Will Probably go to the Jury PURE Thursday. FOOD u Gcvcland Submits a Brief in Relation to the Recent Legislation in Western States Limiting the Salaries of Officers. EXPOSITION. Chicago, April 7. An International pine food exposition will he neld In Chicago Nov. IS to 25 this year. This antiouiiceineut wsa made 'last night upon receipt of a letter front l)r. Har-'ey W. Wiley, chief of the bureau of chemistry of the I'nited Hales department of agriculture who accepted au invitation to act ou Uie cuinniille tests at the exposition. In ndditJoii to the exposition it in plauned to have i conference of ihe pure fond rounulsaltuiei'a of the several staios. New York. April T. When Judce Fitzgerald tomorrow morning announces formally the fin, lings f the commission In lunacy snit-- inquired Into the present meuial condition of will rise Harry K. Thaw, tbe on the last set of the Log case. Dr. Allan McLane Hamilton, who was on the eland when District Attorney Jerome asked for the appointment of n commission, will, it is understood, be recalled and allowed to retire without further exauiinaUon. Will Aek for Adjotirnm.nL Mr. Delmae. it Is eald, will ask an adjournment uni 11 3 oclock tomorrow afternoon. It 1 because lie finds It to make bis addre. to the Jury in the one day. that he sill make his opening tomorrow afternoon to leave him the full day Tuesday In which to conclude bis summing up. Mr. Helms remained at his home tiiday putting the finishing touches on his plea. District Attorney Jerome in expected to occupy three or four hours of Wednesday and his summing up may take more time. There will then remain only Justice Fitzgeralds charge liefore the case goes to tho Jury, which can hardly he later thaa Thursday, unless unforeseen obstacle arise. Jurors Have Had Experience. Moat af the members of the Jury have had previous experience In criminal Cases. Three have sat in homicide cares before and eight have been Jurors in criminal cases where the charge was other than murder. Only one man never has been a Juror previOf the three men who have ously. sat ! homicide caset pne we cm a Jury that brought !ki a vcidicl of acquittal; the second served In two cases. In each of which the verdict was murder in the first degree, and the third man was on a Jury returning a manslaughter verdict. Thaw passed a quiet day reading the papers and writing. He was in unusually gnnd spirits and attended reservice. i ligious The following statement was made tonight by Mr. Dulmaa: Dr. Alles McLiuie Hamilton will lie the first wltneKi called when the trial Is resumed tomorrow. His examins-tlohad not been finished when the proceedings were postponed by the application for the appointment of commission In lunacy by the district attorney. It baa not been decided whether Mrs. Evelyn Nesbit Thaw will be called to the witness eland." New York. April , tar a ject. The Speaker and His Party Had a Jolly Time. - n - i a multi-millionai- U--- H-r- at-e- soundness of an eompaalee paying there larger salaries, no ou cu have ' the nsrditiood ta claim that tha smalt I'ei'Ci'niagit of tbslr premium receipts ttu cx;vtiiiid could by any possibil jt impair the absolute security of their jj-holders erratrorta. which of ihe subject might proparts be milt.Vicd a legitimate subject of late enlic It ude, aud these nimetdera-i-u- i of solvency and absolute aecwrily ctln roucluhive fore from the fees that the tulttad eaaete of these five amount to more thea one iP:r.pu.il bill on fcnd flv hundrtd million dor Presi- dent Grover Cleveland, counsel for the Association of Life lusut sure Presidents. ha Jitai submitted to that ax so cuit Ion a brief Iu relation to tbe matter of salaries paid by the life lnsur oiii-coutpauics. The occasion for Its prcheutatkm. It la maud. Is tbs fart that certain Wcatcrn state have now peudlng before their respective legbs 1st ore IdiN that would iltuli Ihe aae-rioof life Insurance officer to KiU.bD-- i a year, while la otliera tbe limit is fixed at $25,000 a year. The brief. It la announced, will be filed tomorrow with the Wisconsin legislature by Robert Iduu Cox. who will appear me llorney for the of lJfe Insurance Presidents In opposition to the bill providlug for compulsory Investment of reserve funds iu the stare, largely Increased taxation of premium receipts and other subAbKK-laik-- New York, April "7. Speaker Cannon said tonight that be had no personal knowledge of tbe cuntroveray belwMi Preeldnni Roosevelt and K. H. Harrlman. Mr. Cannon, who nr rived today from a trip to the West Indies, Venexuela and. Panama, made this statement tonight, when pressed for aa opinion abont the matlcr." ' Mr; Cannon explained that he had not ret bad time to read the papers carefully and had not lieconio fully Informed as to the nature of the disagreement. While on board the Bluecher on the return voyage the speaker ref lined to afallude tn the RooseveU-Harriroafair tn any way, it la announced. Mr. Caunon I enthusiastic over Ills trip. Had a Jelly Time. I "I had a Jolly holiday," he eald. enjoyed every minute and eet my watch tack every time I thought of H. 1 never felt better tn my life." With several other congressmen the ' speaker was the guest of Congressman McKinley of Illinois on the trip. They visited all the Important, p'sres In the West Indies and Yenesuela and devoted some time to an Inspection of the Panama canal. Of tbe work on the canal Speaker OBITUARY Cannon eald: I waa nilghtly well pleased and agreeably surprised as was every our party, with the progTHEO. BUEHL DROPPED DEAD. ineuilier of Vanama canal. H 1 a mere ress ef the quest ion of work, which Is being done New York, April 7. Theodore II. rapidly under a splemlld system. If Buehl, president of the Buehl maleable I was paving for tbe Job myself I iron works of Detroit, president of the i would slap the Ikvs on tbe bark and Detroit Nttkmsl tank and also of the say: Huslle along and get the dirt firm of Parke, Davis and company, out. chemical and drug manufacturers, The speaker was asked If he would dropjied dead today on the sidewalk not comment on some other phase of ntwr the Waldorf-Astorihold, where the recent new. Answering all the he had been a guest. questions, be sold: Mr. Buehl was one of a group of Heard Little on the Trip. steel magnates, a "I have bts-- almeut from the United and prominent In tanking circles in Stares since the adjoninment of contbe middle west and the east. gress on Match 4 and have been literally without, news as to the events that have occurred since that time. RICHARD M. WAITE. "I am Informed that there have been In the prices of sefluctuation great Denver, April 7. Richard M. Waile, curities and am gratified that the assistants to the president of ilu Is changing for the better. I company, did hope and believe Hint nothing will ocColorado Fuel and Iron . diali'-teaHe was 33 cur to Interfere with production snd here today of year of age and is sunlved by a commerce in tbe broadest sense. I fuel assured that when the lime widow and nut- son. Mr. Waite hnd for the position of vice arrives to decide on the continuance been president of the Fuel and Iron com- or change In our fiscal, commercial pany, which position sue made va- and industrial policies the people will cant through the promotion to tho successfully and Justly solve all the p residence of Jesre F. Welborn si problems that may lie pn.entd Mr the death of Frank J. Jleame. Speaker Gannon said the present, III wlih the Fuel and Waile had depression In Wail street did not of Iron company hut six years, beginning anv wty represent the condition as voucher clerk, at a comparative! the country. Values, he said, are Just small salary. ax good as evw and the country's Just as ipsid as ever and tho resource Just ns ahu'idauL country's BRUCE. MRS. CHARLES The speaker held s farewi--l reception on the peir when the ship docked. Richmond. Vs.. April 7. Mr- -. Chax. Sherman Imitates a Sphym. Bruce, daughter of Thomas fieddon d Congressman Jatnos S. Sherman Fredericksburg, slsrer of James I. was a member of the party. When conBeddon, a nieinla-- of the Confederate asked cneeernlng the campaign States cabinet, and widow of Charles tribution nl the1 fell of 1 804. he ssaid: Geiit'-enicn-, am now giving corBruce, a prominent legislator and soldier of South Sl'l. Va., died here to rect Imitation of a sphyux." Cannon took his When Speaker day. Rhe was the mother of Thomasn to Beddon, Albert ('aaon and Chari place before the custom Inspector and governor pro make his declaration, be said: Morelle. tem. of Arizona (erritorv. Ye. 1 have a few artiees to declare. Here Is a necklace, rare, very rare. It's for my granddaughter and WILLIAM HAMILTON. Is s collection It cost 25 cent. also rare, cost 5' cems. I of heads, 7. William Sandusky, 0.. April that let me out. who s flrtk of the Island guess been Queen Is crocKed with having civil WROTE THREATENING LETTERS. one or five men bo during the war gave papers of release to i(6 ConSan An'onlo, Tcxa. April 7. Marfederate prisoners hold on Johnaon s co Fore, who wax arrested Friday in 71 years. island, died today, York charged with writing Nerw threatening letter to the federal pen-of JOSIAH TURNER. sion department, formerly librarian the court of civil appeals In this city. of an insane Owoxxo, Mich . April 7. Jclah Ture Later he was am 1hInma'e tbs' x'a'-- d 1. ner, for 24 year Judge 0f the Sev- asvlum snd ol Michigan, snd vearw ago wrote threatening letters to enth Judicial u- the local court of civil appeals. formerly a member of ihe state ci-c- lOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOQ PRICE FIVE CENTS years. PROTECTION OL THAI? cu.-tai- 96 - New York, April 7. W. T. Blead occupied the pulpit In Plymouth church, Brooklyn, tonight, and set forth bis views as to the opportunity whlcn waa afforded to Americans; by the coming Hague conference ff'f rousing I O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O oooooooooooooooo Opportunity. H. 54,535 O RESCUED BY LIFE SAVERS. O O Norfolk, Ya.. April 7. Ten o of Americas expends and a 7 per cent divl- on Us common and preferred (tock and had $200,000 left. The ciwuiatiy' credit was good and then H syndicate took hold, purchasing 31.722 shares of preferred and 183,---- 4 of cunmiiin distributed as stock, fuHotr : (ping oooooooooooooooo o o a ess, concludes the opinion, "or more tiisii 70 per cent of the entire indebtedness, created by this syndicate upon the properties of these companies re not created In furtherance of any hgl'iinate purpose from which a railroad company Is or can be good under the statutes of the state of Minnie. Alton Paid Seven Per Cent Dividend. Ur. Stead taken up the Alton deal In In Disaster Wrought By a Tornado Off Hatteras. 1907 prcir.e bench. die! tonight, aged S ANOTHER 8, e Says They Are Private Companies. After railing attention to the fact that Insurance companies are private corporations, NIr. Cleveland says: tbra fWheibur companies are classed an stuck corporal Iona or nin-lucorporal loos, in cither ease their liuxlucss Interest are confined to contract relationship based upon tbe f life end otber Incident attaching exclusively to the Individual policy holders In each corporation. It has been judicially determined beyond Ihe reach of cuntroveray that in legal contemplation these rnmpantoa are wlthlu the definition of persona, and so far an their rights are concerned they are on lbs same fooling aa rlil xciie of tbe United BULce and of t' e severs state. The fourteenth amendment. of the Federal Constitution that un state shall make or e eny law which ahall abridge the privilege or Immunltlau nf rltlaene of The I'nited Btatepor ahaU any etat life, liberty nr deprive any iwrouiia proporty without due process of law.' Purpose ef Ltflielatleti. It la rlesrly the lnteut and Inevitable effect of the contemplated legists, lion to abridge there privilege snd immiinliiaa of corporal e citizen of the Inlied Rules by linpoatng npou the them limitation to be paid their officers and employe, In the face of the law of tlu-lcreation and domicile,' whlcn make them free from such limitation, the poaaeaidoa A law which forbid snd enjoyment of property by life Insure nee companies, except npon s conInvolves the abandonment ' dition which of their right to contract for the equipment and management of their bind-uer- a S right Inherent to their organ laathrn, permitted by the law of their rreat Ion, snq necessary to the protve thin of the Intereala they have In charge and a condition which exact as the price of doing business a sure render (J the guidance of sound Judgment and safe experience In Its prosecution, under a penally of forfeiture of Interest to which In common Justice they are entitled, cannot be regarded otherwle than bald, unequivocal and unmitigated deprivation d privilege. Immunities sad property, without a chance for escape. IHglxlallou nf this character lx so new slid start ling as to indicate a dl position to depart from all ronerv.v live snd steady sentiment touching ptaic dupervislon and regulation of lit) Insurance companies. " Supreme Court Decisions, He then quote from oeveral derisions of the supreme court nf the Btates dnd nays. Unlli-"Measured by the standards fixed triby the adjudication!- - of the highest rebunal of the land. It aeema quite tain that the legislation we are considering would amount, to an ime of state legislative 'I;.'. It tan not he claimed that It the health, w .iM ', omiite either orpeace. Morals, education snd good der ut the rople or 'Increase the it ric of the xtsie, develop Us and add to its wealthy and . It doe not proreed with pro.qx-rltyIn rousonxMe limltx snd general linage tint pr,e far beyond all former f state legislation and retvr'.-- e sults In rearand hostile dl'crtmln.v tion agslnst particular persens and r asses. Instead of a fair, rcssonahlu snd appnipriate exercise of the s'aic' police power. It assume the f an unreasonable, in, ( inplexion ! ut essarv and srtairary Interference with th.- - rights of the individual to his pr;,nal liberty or to enter Into loose ci n .sets In relation to labor v.b.ch may seem to him spproprisie pro-vid- e u rouc-eintn- r irocoa-stliutlnii- ail-l!,- n It seems quite plain, therefore, from a statement of actual conditions, not only the payment of th salaries condemned by this threatened state legtslutlim does not In the least Impair or put In Jeopardy th eecuritj of th Insured, but that Its effect oa thele right to premium dividend or participation In accumulated assets may we, I be regarded In individual canes a negligible factor." After arguing that tha doctrine of comity forbid one etnte from seek Ing to Interfere with the Internal at fairs of cllloen of other states, excel where ataolu' ely necessary for tho pretention of Its os a ntisena, ha conv cludes: Theae corporate cl I Irene of the United Ktaiea, having entered etatea other thaa their own, exhibit in the certificate of til nest aad approved equipment granted them hy their stateu. They ask such oonstj-eraltoof thea certificate aa wilt rave them from anomalous and Injun rue tlmltatlonn upon their buslaeea op eittlona and such treatment aa ther hem ladoreementa and faith in tha American standard nf fair plsy have led them to expert- u COMMITTEE' STATEMENT- .- - " POLICYHOLDER companies amounted to $440 665.9u8; that the percentage of the.ie receipts paid to presidents and vlre t'cieiit bv all the co p--'t ,(i0 of 1 per cent: that. their p.r ee (.'.ac of th r j.eniiunt rece'.t a o I comiaiilr) r.sli-ed hr e A 1 per cent; hut that tbe percentage F.ilariee loss than $50,000 waa f premium recelpti so expended by tue five companies paying to their prez. Gents and vice presidents $50,030 per annum or upward amoun'ej t" of 1 r cent. In vit w f I dc.y tbe universally conceded solve:.: an I 29 - a i1-- - 0 t ' i. New York, April T The Intern r thins! Pol Icy holders committee loaned a statement today, pointing out sllegod inefficiency of the department of Insurance la conducting the supervision of the rieclltm. The International committee ",ay a tbe ata lenient, lisa maintained for nuinihe la both the Mutual and New York I Jlis canvass a force of watchers and (ran slaters and every effort has been made tn protect the Interests nf policy holder who have vote against tho old mammemants, but tho rulings of the Inapecton have been eo uniformly againet oa, and being fully satisfied that It le onipixslble, under tlie present conditions to secure a fair roue l iff the vote aa cast, we with draw our watrbens "From the beginning the eompaalee, with the assistance of the department of Ineuranos, have evaded and nullified in every way possible the law as enacted. The companies filed lists of policyholders at Albany which contained thousands of Incorrect names with false and misleading addresses, while they gave to agents and canvassers, not alone the correct names ami addresses, but th polks number of the Insured." Tho statement sets forth the various forms of Irregularity charged snd dm clsree It. wet practiced on n wholesale scale. Hhiatrsiloa fa given of n casting family which vis recorded five botes, the statement adding: Investigation showed that not a member of the family voted In the recent election and that they bad not resided at the stated address In over two yean. Irstanceu developed Numerous where agents hod sent In proxies and ballots bearing the names of policy-holdewho hsd hem dead for years, while many ballots were cost bearing ihe names of former policyholders their policies to who had allowed Ispse. The officer of these companies amt the department of insurance are for this condition of af. fairs. rs OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO o o 8EVEN FIREMEN KILLED. o o New York, April 8. One wm killed and several o o firemen burned early thin o morning by the falling of a o wall at tho Metropolitan Powo er boiiMj during a fire la that o structure. o At 2:30 the entire destruction o of the plant waa feared. A o call for five ambulsnoes hsa o been sent in. Of of engine Seven firemen o Salaries to Preaident. o company No. 8V were killed unHe then consider salaries paid to o der the falling walls in Sevrnd first vice president in o enth avenue. Including Cappie!di-no tain John Rian. 2 leading rumpanie. and adds: o "Fnn ib.s examination H piear of the that the 4o'l premium leceipta e the')-ectena- O O o o o o o o o o Q o o o o o o o oooooooooooooooo oooooooooooooooo o o O o O O O O O O O O O TWO WOMEN DROWNED. O o O El Paso. Texas, April 7. Two women were drowned by O the breaking ef s reservoir O dam st San Homan, Ban Jails- - O co. A bata in the arms of one O of the women was coat on the O band of the army a by the O O water and saved. u OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO I I i; i.