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NEW YORK, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1912.-r-C.opiripM, 1912. by the Hun Prtnttng and PubUtMng A,.ociaUon.
CONGRESS MAY BE
CALLED MARCH 15
Democrats toUffic Wilson to
Convene Session Early
UNDERWOOD IN LEAD
House Leader. Says Business
Requires Quick Action
( O.NTKRKXOKS AT TREXTQX
Mnin Fenturcs of New Bill to
Hp Same as President
'In ft Vetoed.
asiiinotov, Dec. 7.- On the return
1 f Picsident -elect Wood row Wilson Demo
irfitH who are to b forceful in shaping
i.-iriT legibtatlon lit the extraordinary
sioii of s Congress which (lov. Wilson
I ins iinnounccd he is to call not later than
April 15 ro to urge the President-elect
in convtno this extraordinary session
on March 15.
The Democrat who is nt the head of
tin movement is Oscar W. Underwood,
chairman of the Ways unit Means Com
mittee. Supporting Mr. Underwood in
llqs policy are, Representative Kdward
W Townsend and nearly all of tho Now
Jeisey Congressmen, as well as many
from New York, the New England and tho
middle Western, Northwestern and far
In fact, it was made known to-day
Hint tho vast majority of the reelected
Democratic Congressmen are heartily in
favor of calling tho extraordinary ses
sion on March 15. Concerning the newly
elected member, the sentiment is agree
able to that date so far as it could be
When Oov. Wilson returns to Trenton,
V. he is to liegin his conferences with
leading Democrats of the country. Not
only i- he to confer with William J. Bryan,
but no leading Democrat is to be over
looked This statement was made iin
niedutely alter the arrival of William
K. Mct'onibs, chairman. of the Demo
cratic Nstioiial Committee, who is In
town to attend tho Gridiron Club dinner.
I luleruooil li lie I'lr.t.
Mr Mr-Comb had nothing to sav per
Hiimlly on the question, but it is quite
v.ell known thit Representative Under
wixhI is to bo ono of the President-elect's
i-itors. On that vi-.it, it is stated, Mr.
Underwood is to suggest to the President
elect that the quicker the extraordinary
session is called tho better it will be for
th business interests of tlm country and
tho quicker the new tariff bill to be pre
pared by Mr. Underwood's committee and
accepted or amended by the House and
the .Senate will lie ready for President
K icon's signuture.
"I believe firmly with a number of my
Democratic colleagues," Itepresentative
Underwood said to-day, "that it would be
advisable for President Wilson to call the
itraordinary session as quickly after
March t as possible. I have no hesitation
iu suggesting the date to be March 15.
"In my daily mail are many letters,
principally from textile manufacturers,
questing that I give them the best in
formation at my command as to the new
hi liidulrs for their goods. Of course I
i an give them no information. They
writo that they are slowing down in busi
ness and hesitate to go ahead because of
the uncertainty of the schedules to lie
adorned in the tariff bill affecting their
"'I he new tariff bill must first be pre
pared by tho Ways and-Means Committee.
it must then go to the House for amend'
inents and subsequently to the Senate
where it may be amended and sent back
to the House, and so on and so forth until
It eventually reaches the President for
"If we could convene the extraordinary
session on March 15 I could almost guar
anlee to tlm business of the country under
certain circumstances that the House bill
would bo iu the hands of the Senate by
April 15 Of course if the new tariff bill
is to be adopted schedule by schedule
greater celerity tierhaps could be at
tainrd, and yet there is a difference of
opinion on that matter.
"Tlm House could adopt a number
of schedules and they could go over to the
foliate I feel that with something like
unanimous action and unanimity of pur
posn the new tariff bill could lie adopted
and signed by the President certainly
not later than -luly next.
The main features of the new bill with
out the slightest doubt will be almost
similar if not identical with the bill which
we passed last session, and which the
"Without doubt tho two States neces
saiv In ratify the income tax will act
favorably to that proposition during this
winter In that event an income tax
would be siibntituted iu tho new bill for
the con Hirat ion and tho excise tax. I
am impressed, though, moro and more
Unit relrity of action is due to the various
business interest of the country so that
these business men may know exactly
on what lino they are to proceed,"
While Col. Hryun as Secretary of State
in iTcbidonl Wilson's Cabinet will be one
u! the President's chief advisers, Demo
crats here feel thai President Wilson
is to confer very largely with his Secretary
or the Treasury when named and with
the Dcmocnits iu tho Houso and the
Senate, who were tho principals in fram
ing the DeiiKxTatio tariff bill which Presi
dent Taft vetoed
The agriculturist in the present Houae
And those elected to the next House
coin to be very much mixed over tho
farmers' free list measure, but all ct these
Inst Ins aie to be threshed out aa har
moniously as itossible, especially Ne
braska's opf sjaition to free beef . Then too
tho onion schedule may come In for moro
or less acrimonious dispute.
The present duty on Ucrmtida onions
Is it) cents a bushel, which mnny believe
to bo prohibitive, lint on the other hand
eminent Democrats, among them several
of Hryuti's friends, urn engaged in onion
farming mid at tho lowest cstlmato reap
n reward of $1,000 an acre on tho onion
crop. These Democrats, home of them very
close to Mr. Dry an, announced to-day
thnt they would oppose the reduction
of the tariff on Bermuda onion.
NO SEATS, REFUSED TO PAT FARE
.Vow Haven Traveller Not Ar
rested Despite Conductor' Threat.
Nkw Havkn, Conn., Dec. 7. When the
conductor of a train on the New Haven
road undertook to collect tho fares
from twenty-five commercial travellers
coming to this city from Walllngford
last night nana would give up his ticket
until he was provided with a cat. As
the train was entering this city the
conductor said If they did not give him
their tickets he would notify the road
to have policemen nt the New Haven
station to arrest them. He also mar
shalled all the train crew to the car
wticre the twenty-five were standing to
keep guard over them until the police
Then twenty-three handed him their
tickets protesting thnt It was an out
rage to collect fares from passengers
when tho roatl failed to provide seating
accommodations. The two w:ho refused
to give up told the conductor to get a
policeman as quickly as he could when
the train reached this city.
They waited on the station platform
here for fifteen minute. Tho police
were Inside. Then they asked the con
ductor when he was going to have them
locked up. They offered him their
cards, but he said he wanted their fare.
With that the two travelers walked
awayemarklng they had waited about
long enough to be arrested.
EXPLODING GOLF BAIL PUTS
BOY'S EYESIGHT IN DANGER
Acid From Core Squirts Out
When He Stabs Tt.
.V golf hall nearly caused the loss of
sight of young Walter Mc.Mahon Thura
lay, when It exploded And squirted a
quantity of acid Into his face.
Dr. I. Inn Emerson, an eye specialist
of Orange, N, J., where the accident oc
curred, nald yesterday after further ex
amination of the boy's eyes that nil
sight would not be lost, but that tt was
by a mighty narrow margin that ha
The golf ball was one of the raakce
which has a tiny sack of liquid at Ita
centre. There Is supposed to bo only
one manufacturer of liquid golf balls In
mcrlca, but balls of this type are
made by tieveral concerns in England.
The case of McMahon Is one of the few
on record In which an acid filled Kolf
Kill lias exploded and shot Ha content
Into the owner's eyes.
McMahon picked up the ball which!
nearly cost him his eyesight In a golf
course In Orango Thursday. It was
well worn and Walter, being of a curi
ous turn of mind, proceeded to rip tt
open with his knife to examine Its In
The sharp point of his knife slipped
through the outer coating. There waa
n sharp explosion like that made by a
cap pistol, and the next Instant a tiny
stream of liquid sprayed the boy's face.
Instinctively he shut his eyes. It was
that act that saved his sight.
'I have heard of similar caees," aald
Dr. Emerson, "but never saw one be
fore. There Is no question of the dan
ger lurking in the middle of a golf
ball. Few people seem to realize It ex
ists, not even the supposedly well In
formed, who employ the balls In their
Walter McMahon Is the son of Chris.
topher McMahon of Scotland street.
AGNES BOOTH'S SON A SUICIDE.
American t'onplr Found Head In
F.ncland Wai Artor and Wife,
f pedal Cable Dnpatrh to Ta Sex
HmuiiTi.iN-OHE, England, Dec. 7. The
liodles of the two Americans who were
found dead here yesterday were identi
fied ns those of Junius Urutus Booth,
an artor of Boston and nephew of
Edwin Booth, nnd his wife. Booth first
gave poison to his wife in a sleeping
draught and then killed himself. He
confessed In a note found in the bed
room of the hotel the two had occupied
here. It read:
"1 have given my wife a sleeping
draught to euso her pain. As I cannot
live without her I will give myself
Booth'a friends say that the nephew
of the great actor had been despondent
for a long time and had been a victim
Boston, Dec, 7. Junius Brutus Booth
was 44 years old and was the son of
Agnes Booth, who later became the
wife of John 11, Sehoeffel, now the
manager of the. Tremont Theatre here,(
His first stage appearance was with
Mury Anderson, with whom ho acted
one season. Tlm next year he wub with
Dion Bouclcault In "The Jilt" and then
ts-came a member of a New Orleans
He and bin mother both starred In
A. M. Buhner's production of "Jim the
Penman." Kor one season Mr. Booth
waH with IUehard Mansfield's London
Lyceum stock company and later up
peurcd with tho Boston Museum com
pany. In 1892 hn left tlm stage to
study medicine, but went back to it
later und toured tlm English provinces.
POPE SEES A BRIDE-TO-BE.
Welcomes llaDKhler of Prince
llaspoll nnd Flanrp,
Special Cnblt timpateK to This Sex,
Home, Dec. 7. The Popo to-day re-
culvcd the Princess Emanuel lluspnll,
formerly Miss Mry J. Curtla of Can
ada, and her daughter nnd tho Dukn of
Han l.orenr.o, who aro to bo murrird
The Pope was very affable, He
blessed I lie couple and gave them a
costly wedding present.
GREAT NAVAL RESERVE
PLANNED BY SECRETARY
Men From Every Branch of
Mai-hie Activity Ankcri to
WILL BE USED IX WAR
Short Service in Navy for Mem
bers To Be Graded Accord
ing to Present Standing;.
The establishment of a national naval
reserra for the United Stages navy among
the officers and men of tho American
merchant marine, masters of yachts and
men In tho skilled trades is a plan on
which the Secretary of the Navy has
been at work collecting data for the last
seven weeks with the view of forming
such an auxiliary to otir naval fighting
force under such conditions as Congress
Already circulars issued from the Navy
Dcartment in Washington have been
distributed among all the .branch hydro-
graphio offices, the naval recruiting
stations, maritime exchanges, seamen's
clubs, Ac. setting the idea and purposes
of such an organization forth and asking
such as are interested to fill in a card
saying whether or not the writer is in
favor of or opposed to the plan.
The idea so far has met with the ap
proval of officers of the American mer
chant marino and other person avati
able under the tentative plans for such an
organization, with many suggestions for
modifying certain items or the prospectus.
The outline of the Navy Department's
plan for such a reserve, follows in the
main thoso of similar orgonlzations
in other nations. Under its requtr-
ments all persons who enroll agree to
respond to a call by the President for1
service in the regular navy in timo of
war or when war is threatened. 1 hey
will stand at all times subject to tho
call of the President, who shall have
power, in his discretion, to call into servioe
nni- nart nr nil nf the Naval Reserve
In time of war or when war threatens
for a limited period to be determined y
him. The term of service will not exceed
At any time after enrolment members
of the Naval Reserve may voluntarily
enter active service for such drills, exer
cises or instruction as the Secretary
of the Navy may prescribe. These period
of training are not to exceed a year at
any one time, and during the course
the .volunteera for the reeeve win do
ubject to (he same artlclni, rulen and
discipline as men of a like rank in tho
regular navy They will also be en
titled to the same pay, allowances and
privileges as members of the same stana
tnc in the resular service.
The' status of reserves in active service
under the plan is fixed as follows:
Line officer Lieutenants. I.leuten
ants liunlor grndel ntid Knslim.
Medical officers as assistant surgeon.
Pay officers a nnslstant paymaster.
Warrant officers as warrant machini!.
Petty officers as In all branches of the
Officers in the Naval Reserve will have
their names enrolled in the Navy Register
and such as command private vessels,
yachts, Ac, under tho United State flag
will be allowed to fly a Naval Reserve
In time of war, after the President
has issued a call for the Nval Reserves,
with the consent of the Senate, such
officers as are called will be commissioned,
but not above what they ranked in the
reserve. Machinists iu the Naval Reserve
in time of war will be enlisted as acting
machinists, and petty officers and men
from the reserve will be regularly enlisted
in the navy.
Members of the Navt 1 Reserve will
have tho benefits of the existing pension
laws for themselves and their families
following regular service in the navy
The age limit as stated in the tentative
plans is 45 years, nor may any one enroll
after tho ago or to. This item has been
criticised on the grounds that there ure
few, if any, American ship masters under
40 vears of age, and that by excluding tins
class the flower of the reserve would be
lost It is also under consideration to
establish two more rans which the
reserve officers may fill, those or Lieutenant-Commander
The Navy Department in its proscc-
Them U little need or nettim: foi f li ica-
soiih Tor the necessity "I a ree rve. I.speri
enie has shown Hint "war conditions will
double the pence demands lr is-rsonnel.
This Increase in iiersoiiuel will be required
Instantly on tho outbreak of Hostilities ami
In) To llio manning or the reserve fleet
which each year will gain In size and power.
(M To coinplotltig to a w ar nasn tnu com
nloments of the ships ol the active Heel.
() To commissioning an enormous ftcot
The complement or the modern inaii-o-war
shows about M per cent, to lie skilled
labor. Nearly all skilled trades are rep
rMji.ntcl In this list machinists, oilers.
water tonderc, all classes of electricians,
shopmen, Ao. Skilled men in all these
trades can find their place on board ships.
taking with tliem tneir vocation m civil
life. The Department's dcslro it to so tar
know each man's special fitness that when
he goes on board ship 1m may stop at once
Into the position wlihh will conduct' most to
his satisfaction and tho iffleiency of the
service. , , .
It Is Intended that members or tho resorvo
should have a period ot active service with
tho fleet. This period may be a short an
nual one a mainBu'vre of mobilization, or
a more protracted one at the convenience
or tho Individual. It is believed possible
that opiHirtunltles will present themselves;
1 1,., nerlod duilng which tt vessel may be
undergoing repairs, or in the cases of the
great lakes and .Normern waters me iierlou
of Inaction durlug the closed season of navi
gation, may oner such an opportunity
The Department's plan does not con-
temnlate a financial bonus to the Individual
but rather to asslrt him to keep hi touch
with the other memts!nt by providing place
of ukssmbly and by uniforming, eiiilipng
ami giving turn an opportunity under the
uiimit i nlifllllotlH or Ijiv. subsistence mwl
t reimportation as exist Iu the usvy to I mill I
whh ih Meet for the serious w rvice In lime
10 wgr which iv 10 uvi uuuihcu 'uo mil viie ;
AUNT'S VETO PUTS OFF WEDDING.
lllrveulh Hour Postponement tin
drr Threat of Disinheritance.
South Nohwalk, Conn., Dec. 7.
Threats of disinheritance made by Ills
wealthy mint. Mrs. Ckorge Clarke.caused
(irnrge Leonard dale and Miss Ethel A.
Sprnguc, both prominent In society, to
cancel all arrangements that had been
made for their wedding.
The ceremony was to have been per
formed nt tho home of tho brldo this
afternoon, but It did not take place. It
Is understood that Gale and Miss
Sprague agreed that their marriage
Mhould be postponed. Mrs. Clarke Is 70
Mrs. Clarke Is the widow of George
Clarke, the actor, who was known on
the stage an O'Nell. Ho died about four
years ago. leaving his wife a largo for
tune. Oalo Is the only heir, a nephew
of Clarke. Ills first wife, who was an
aunt of Mrs. Clarke and to whom bo was
married when he was 18, died two years
Tho plans for to-day's wedding had
been given out nnd Miss Sprogue's eyes
filled with tears this evening an sho
looked at the costly trousseau nnd the
gifts she ihnd received. She declined
to speak of the postponement of the
wedding except to say that It was for
an Indefinite period.
EARL BECOMES SOCIALIST
AND WILL SIT IN LORDS
Relative of Duke of Bedford
First of That Party in
Special Cable DftmlcK to Tnr. Srs
London, Dec. 7. The socialists have
gained their first recruit In the House
of Lords. Earl ltussell, who was for
merly a Radical and an agnostic, has
Joined the Fabian Society, whereby ho
becomes a supporter of tho Labor party,
with which the rablan Society Is affll
Earl Russell Is a grandson of the
famous democratic Lord John ltussell.
He will be remembered In America In
connection with his marriage to Mollle
Somervlllc, or Cooke, some years ago.
The Earl procured n divorce In Reno
and married the American woman.
Meanwhile tho first Countess ltussell
sued In England for divorce on the
ground of bigamy nnd got a decree. The
Earl wan arrested and convicted of tho
bigamy charge and served three months
In Hollnway Jail. That was In 1901
In August, 1911, he received a full par
don for the.felony recorded against him.
Lord Russell in a statement to-day
said: "My reasons for taking this step
are simply that 1 am In general agree
ment with the, socialist Idea nf placing
the control of Industry nnd the means
of production In tho hands of society
for the benefit, ofhhe mosses. In this
connection I 'attach .special importance
to the nationalization of land.
It may be noted that Earl Russell
owns estates In Ireland, while the Duke
of iUlford, the head of the house of
Rus-sell, practically owns- tho whole- of
the Hloomshury residential section of
Loudon. People are w.mderlpe whether
Lord ltussell will sit In the House of
Lords as an lndeendcnt Socialist or
a representative of the Inbor party
He will find a congenial spirit tn Lord
Boston, who although be has not
avowed It publicly Is known to have a
socialistic tenaency. mere are others
of whom the socialists have great
The Duchess of Sutherland has also
Just confessed her belief In socialism
She was converted while working
among the poor In the Staffordshire
MR. SCHIFF A STAR WITNESS.
I'ujo Coiiinilttre to Ak Hint Whether
nr at There 1 a Money Trust
Washington'. Dec. 7. Jacob II. Schlff
of the firm of Kuhn, Loeb & Co. o
New York will be the stnr witness be
fore the I'ujo money trust committee
neNt week. The chances are that Mr.
Schlff will go on the. stand Monday.
Sir, Schlff was Invited to appear before
the committee and readily consented.
He will be ijuestloned relative to
charges that there Is n money trust
that controls funds and manipulates
credits. According to members of tho
committee on Impilry, Mr. Schlff's tes
timony Is expected to prove highly In
teresting. Severnl other prominent New
York financiers will be asked to appear
before the committee. C. A. Pugsloy
of IVeksklll, N. Y., president of the
American Bankers Association, will be
among the witnesses.
To-day Consists of
Six Sections as
FIRST -Centrtl News
SECOND -Sporting - -THIRD
-Rtl Ette ndFinnciil .
FOURTH Pictorial Migninc
FIFTH Foreign Newt, Fashions,
Children and Cimcs
SIXTH Society, Drama, Muiie and
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ENJOINS WALDO FROM
StuRe Society Gets Temporary
Huliner, but. Is Not Buro
About. Oivins Performance.
ANNOUNCED FOR TO-NIGHT
Theatre Managers For For
Their Licenses, and a Stout
Hearted One Is Sought.
The Stngo Society of New York was
to have presented three short ptaya at
the Lyceum Theatre to-night. But yes
terday Police Commissioner WaJdo told
tho society thnt If the perrormanco
went on the police would arrest every
body conneotcd with ft for breaking
the Sunday law.
Although the society got an Injunc
tion last night restraining tho police
from interfering, no ono know at 1
o'clock this morning whetner or not
tho Sunday night performance would
The trouble was thnt theatrical man
agers were afraid they might lose their
theatre licenses In case the argument
went ncalnst tho Stage Society when
the Injunction Is argued before Justice
McCall next Tuesday.
Mrs. Benjamin S. (lulnne?, president
of the society: Harrison Rhodes, sccre
tarv. nnd other members met at the
homo of Mrs. William Astor Chanlcr ni
141 East Nineteenth street to dltcuws
the situation. They decided that they
would hold the performances if thea
trc could be obtained.
According to Henry O. Cray, chair
man of the society' executive commit
tee nnd Its counsel, the police were
ii reed to action by tho Sabbatb Com
mlttee, which represented that tno
actors and actresses who were to talte
part In the performances were being
made to work on what should be their
day of rest. Mr. Gray and the other
officers explained that tho people cast
for narts In the threo plays wet- tak
ing nart because they wanted to do so
and round enjoyment in me um.
nroof of that Mr, Gray said those tak
Ing part did so without pay and In the
same spirit thnt had prompted Charles
Krohman to lend the Lyceum Theatre
for the occasion.
Mr. Gray said that since no admission
was charged for the society's perform
ances, admission being by Invitation
only, he did not see how there was any
violation of the Sunday law. He argued
thut out with Commissioner Waldo In
the afternoon, but the only result was
the appearance of Inspector Dwyer nt
the. Lyceum Theatre, where he told tho
manager that If the curtain went up on
Sunday night everybody. Including tho
manager, would be arrested.
Then Mr. Gray set out to get an In
junction restraining the police from
interfering. Justice McCall grilled
one late In the evening and everybody
sat down at Sirs. Chanler's dinner party
In the belief that the Stage Society had
triumphed. Then came the news that
the managers were scary about their
licenses and the midnight hunt for n
stout hearted man began.
The Stage Society was rounded iasilr
sprlng. To-night's performances were ,
. . .. . ,1 . .1 . .. , .! ...1.1,. I. '
to have been the tlrst of a series which
the society has planned to present. j
The plays nnnotmced are: "Moral j j;,000. maybe more.
Courage." by I-'elK Salten: "Nocturne." ( "There Is Rostnnd now." said Hern
Uy A. P. Wharton, and "Tilda's New. nnl.,u reflectively to-day. "I certainly
Hat," ny oeorge rasion.
In the casts were William Kazen,
Frederick Moyd. Gladys Morris, Leslie
I'aber, Miss Kmlle Stevens. MNs Doro
thy Parker, Miss Alice Relmore. Doug
Ins Imbert, Julian .estrange. Miss Vera
Pole, Mlsa Annie Hughes, Mls.s Kv.i
Leonard Royne nnd Walter Leonard
"Moral Courage" 'was to be presented
under the direction of Leslie Faber,
while Hnrrlsrtn Grey Fisko was to
direct "Nocturne," and Miss Annie
Hughes, "Tilda's ,Ncw Hat." '
Mr. Gray was certain this morning
that no manager '-.need fear that he
would lose his license through housing
one of the Society's Sunday night plays.
He said that the Court,of Special Ses
sions decided, on November 8, that a
Sunday performance given by the Fed
eration of Theatre Clubs, yhere no ad
mission was cnargoo, was not in viola
tion of the Sunday Isw.
It Is the plan of the Stae 'Society to
present plays of merit and literary qual
ity that are not likely to be performed
in n commercial theatre and to encour
age the efforts of dramatists who -have
not been able to obtain a hearing In the
regular theatre. It Is In many respects,
one of tho officers said, like the Stage
Society of London, which produced for.
the first time plays by George liernard
Shaw, Mr. Mansfield. Mr. Mnugham nnd
many other dramatists now well known.
A statement by Mr. Gray says:
"For various reasons It Is practically
essential to give most or tlie perform
ances on Sunday night. For the pro
duction of plays of high dramatic and
literary merit It Is necessary to have tho
very best actors und their services can
only be obtnlned on Sunday nights.
For that reason, although tho society
would prefer to select other nlghtH for
their performances. It has been found
Imprnctlcabln to select any night ex
J. J. HILL PREACHES SERMON.
Tell rullrgr Crowd ChrUtlanltr
Should Ile'Tanvbt In Schools.
Waiirkn, Minn., lice. ".James J.
1(111 preached a real sermon here last
night and a large crowd of farmers nnd
huslnesa men pronounced It eloquent.
Mr. Hill's sermon, Which was given on
tho completion of a $60,000 building for
North Star College, Included tlm story
of the creation, told how science nnd
Christianity ogreo and gave several
reasons why Christianity should bo
taught In the public schools.
"No nation," he said, "can exist with
nut true Christian Hplrlt liehlnd it mid
laws that forbid teaching Christianity
nro tho weakest things In our Govern
ment, I hope to see the Dcculoguo !n
NOl'THKHN Alf,WAT. I'rtmlcr Carrier ot
III South. 8cf44 l'age .,
SCHWAB WILL TAKE JAILBIRDS.
Ill Company Offer Job to Men Ile-
leaed at t'onntj PrUoa.
PiiiLAMU'liiA. Dec. 7. Charles M.
Meredith, newspaper man of Pcrkasle
and Sheriff of Ducks county, publicly
nnnouncid recently that he would try
to get Jobs for men released from the
Rucks county prison.
rno cmeriir nns since receiveu letters
nf Inquiry about the men and offering
plares for them.
The biggest offer to date has come
from tho Bethlehem Steel Company.
Charles M. Schwab's corporation, ask
ing whether or not It would be possible
to obtain tho sorvlces of 100 men and
offering regular employment In tho coke
department nt from aeventecn and a
half cents to twenty cents an hour.
Tho Sheriff may be ablo to fill tho
order In part, but 100 men will tax his
LINER GOES ASTRAY IN FOG.
The firorae Washington Almost
linn nn Cornwall ItocLs.
Special Cahlt Detpateh (o Tin Sr!.
Pltmouih, Dec. 7. Tho North German
Lloyd steamship George Washington,
from New York November 30, for firemen.
had n narrow escape rrom accident eariy
this morning during a fog, Tho vessel
got out of her course and was sighted off
Penzance. Cnpt. Pollak qt.lckly realized
that St. Michael s Mount was not the
Llrard and immediately hauled to sea.
None of the passengers was aware how
close to danger the vessel had been.
CAN GET HORSE SHOW DAMAGES.
Co art Hold Management IleaBon
Ible fnr Ifnnanal Accident.
The Appcllato Term of the 8upreme
Court ruled yesterday that persons In
Jured at the horse Bhow In Madison
Square Garden can recover damages al
though the accident could not have
The court reversed n judgment In tho
City Court dismissing a suit begun by
J.imcs Redmond against the National
Horse Show Association for $5,000 and
ordered a new trial.
Redmond bought a ticket for the
horse show last year and while stand
Ing beside the rail witnessing the Jump
Ing he was struck by a heavy Iron gute
U. S. MAY OWN LINCOLN FARM.
Bill to .Make Homestead n National
Park I Introduced.
Washington, Dec. 7. Acquisition b'
the Government of Abraham Lincoln'
farm and the log cabin In which he
was born was provided for In a bill
Introduced to-day by Representative
Johnson of Kentucky.
To accept the property as a gift from
the Lincoln 'Farm Association with nn
endowment fund of $50,000 la proposed
Maintenance of the homestead ns a.
national park Is another feature of the
SARAH BERNHARDT NO "SPUG.
Mir Will spcinl a.l.Olllt for Clirlat
iii lis t.lfls This Vrnr.
PincAfio, Dec. 7.--European notables.
Including actors, playwrights. Dukes
and Duchesses, will receive Christinas
urnwpnta from lhlcnim this vcar. for
Mm... Rnrnli Iternhardt Is lpiullinr the
- i, nn.i her Christinas shouninir
,.nI.y am sile admits upon looking over
,.,. ut that Christmas this year Is
KOlng to cost her between M.0U nnd
must t,t forget Rostand. Ills drama
I igion was one ui my kicuu-si miu
cesses, and I must not lorget a man
whose work has helped to make the
dear people like me. And the Hugo
too among my dearest friends, they
are. You read Victor Hugo, lie was n
great man. It Is to his family I will
send some of my gifts.
"Others? Ye, there will he others
as far as Russia some of my presents
will go. In Russia one of the best
actors who have supported me Is now
playing. He will is; glad to know that I
remembered him kindly. There were
times when I i-colded him. Then there
Is the Duke but perhaps 1 ought not to
my the names, others who do not re
ceive gifts may think It strange."
TOMBS KEEPERS' PAY WITHHELD
Snlnrle Hate Not lleen I'nlil lo I : ni -ilnee
Since (let. til.
Keepers In the Tombs prison have
not received pay since October 31, It
was learned yesterday, this being the
first Instance In the memory of the old
est keeper where envelopes hnve not
been distributed on the last of the
month. No one In authority had any
explanation lo offer yesterday. Comp
troller J'reiulergnst disclaimed nil
knowledge nnd referred the matter to
Charles F. llervey, chief city auditor,
who was equally at a loss. Mr. llervey
said he would be apt to remember If
there .had been an order from the Grnnd
Jury -which Is now Investigating the
It wus pointed out yesterday that the
law prescribes eight hours for tho civil
service day, barring policemen and fire,
men. Tho Tombs employee, however.
Is on post nn average of 132Vi hours a
week. F.aclt man Is allowed two Sun
days off n month, but If another man Is
sick the Sunday off can be recalled
without added pay.
DUCHESS'S TOMB VIOLATED.
MjrMrrV ItrunrdliiK Vandnllni at
llnrlal Place f Xnrdlnla Kin hi
Fperlal Cable. Vetmleh lo Tint Suv.
TtiitiN, lo. 7. The tomb nf tho
Duchess of Genoa, the mother of Dow
ager Queen Margherlta, who died three
months ago, has been violated In the
moat mysterious manner. The details
are withheld pending an Investigation
of the outrage.
Tho affulr seems almost Inexplicable,
slnco the tomb Is Hltuntcd In the crypt
of the llaslllca SupergJi. where tin
kliurs of Sardinia and other royal per
sons urn burled, mid Is guarded day a'ld
Florlila - ba Atlanta lllrmlnshani
rirmtiiHwr houtiikiin, pini. '..
Superior kfrlce via Srahuanl Air 14nr Ill'.'a
elcclclcUfhlcd kleel Irabu. laq. 1181 U'u oy, Aa,
NEW CONVENTION -
Twelve Republican and Pro-?,
gressivo Governors In i.
CAN'T ELIMINATE T. Br
Glasscock of West Virginia
Says He's Important :
GOV. HADLEY'S VIEWS
Wants a National Gathering
Before 1914 Campaign to
SOUTH NOT TO CONTEOIJ
Change in Representation A.i
mitted Vital in Any .-1
Scheme for Future.
Washington, Do. 1- The tint 4ta.
vclopment resembling; a formal inotrn.
mcnt for the reorganisation of tV
Republican parly came to-day WBfm
twclvo Governors, some of them BUB
Moosers and some regular Republic,
got together and discussed wmya aa
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means or ogam wringing aooui b m.
reunited organization. For two hour
these Governors exchanged their view
frankly In a conference room at ttt1
New Willard Hotel.
No dcfinlto programme wa adopt
and no nttempt was made to map out
any plan of action. Tho fact, howeYat,'
that these lenders of divergent xltjrft
were able to get together and calmly
discuss the fltuatlon and the outlook ,
for tho futurs was regarded by ntafar
Republicans as most encouraging-.
Practically all of the Governors left
tho conference room agreeing that'Vt
Is absolutely essential to bring harmony
Into the Republican ranks and toptU
the party on an entirely new footing If,
It Is to enter the 191? contest with anjf
hope of ruccess. One other thins tha
Goernors seemed to agree on and that'(
was th'.re must bo a change in w?
method of having the Southern States
represented In the Republican national
convention. The Southern delegations
must be cut down so as to repre
sent more nearly the real Rcptlblioan
strength In those States.
As to other features of a plan of re
organization many different views were
expressed nnd no attempt was made to
harmonize them. Several of the Gov
ernors, Including Mr. Iladley of Mis
souri, openly favored tho calling of a
I meeting of the Republican National
Committee and later ttie caning 01 aa-
t other Republican national convention
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to give the party an opportunity to talk
things over nnd reorganize. This pit
also Is advocated by Senator Cummins
of Iowa. Senator Borah of Idaho and
other Influential Republicans.
The movement already has asaanMd
sufficient proportions to compel Its eH
Obviously one purpose of the callla;
of the national convention would be to
afford an opportunity for Republicans to
impress on some of tae old leaeters.ol uw
party the absolute necessity or erracnuc
themselves from the active management
of the organization it there Is to b ay
chance of success. Many of the Taft
Republicans us well as the so-calwp
Progressives contend that tho virility oft
tho Republican organization can bo re
stored only through the introduction, of
newer and younger blood In the najh
agement and the voluntary retirement
of the leaders who have Been repuos-
ated by tho voters of the country. TJ)o
who attended the conference wereuoi(n
borough of Maryland, Hadloy of )Oa
sourl, Oddle of Nevada. Tencr of Puna
sylvnnla. Glasscock of West Virginia,
Kberhart of 'Minnesota. Carroll of IttWa,
Oov.-elect Hanna of North Dakota, alfr.
Govern of Wisconsin, Spry of Vtlbt
Vessey of South Dakota and uarey on
Of theo Goldsoorougn, ouaie, lenar,
Fbcrhart nnd Spry were outspkn
Taft Republicans In the recent caw- J
palifii. Hndley of Missouri, carrou.xii
Iowa and Governor-elect Hanna of
North Dakota also remained rT
ulav and supported tho RepUbU- i
can national ticket. Glasscock' of 1
West Virginia was one of the seven 1
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Uovemors who eiuncu iiiu unsnm wan (Vi
. , 1 t , 1 , f"n.nv nt Wi'nmlnV 1 J
III .OI, IHlUI,r,Kll, w iTvotrnf, -im
Vessey of South Dakota and McCoy-
ern of Wisconsin nlso had stron.-; j
Roosevelt leanings. Carey and Vesaay
having lioen out and out Hull Moosers. 'i
The principal subject discussed at tho '
ronferenco was tho advisability of call- ,
Ins for a meeting of tho Republican
National Committee with a view ,
holding: Immediately prior to the Com
gress campaign of 1911 a national cor,. ,
ventlon of the party for the purposo
of redefining u platform of such char
acter that it will afford ground on
which both the progressives and no
culled conservatives In tho party can
stand together. Tho Roosevelt peopln
r-miinmiiwl lii the conference that Mix
'only ground on which a reorganization- 'i
could be lirniigiu iiisiui wuuiu si
through thn acceptance by a Republican ,j
convention or most of the principles ad-
vocatcd In tlm Hull Morme platfofin.
Immediately after the conferensj ,
Gov. Hndley of Missouri gave out , i
rormal statement of bis own views on
the question of mrly reorganization
Hero Is tho Htutcnient: ,t
I luivo Ml and acted ukiii the tnsorr
ii, mi tin, Itciitilillcan party hut not. outlived
lis iiMi-tuliH'ss as an lu-eiicy or gortd Korera- Jl
incut . tint I do mil agree with those who C J
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