THE WEATHER FORECAST.
Wjiir and slightly warmer to-day; fair to-
X moderate southerly winds.
Detalfcd Wcaihcr reports will be found on page 15.
VOL. LXXX. NO. 132.
I. W. W. IN CHARGE
OF WAITERS' STRIKE
Kltor (iiul Oiovnnitti Will Stir
Km Im-insm nt Mass Moot
.T(K OX THE MAJESTIC
nrt it ion of Astor I?in(ing;
I'romiM'il Hotel .Men Wor
rinlMoro Wnlk Out.
.1 wallers yesterday turned '
... , ... ,
' 1 ' " , "moKe und warmth from these fires
,ii I In addition announced that j saved a large amount of fruit.
. .Mi peaceable methods will bo While 1'oniona reported damage of SO
! P01 t','t- of the crop, Han llernardiiio
, :..,.lers .,ld that a repetition of '''""J' "'P"U;,J " '", the heaviest suf
..,.,, the Hotel.Astor Wednes- f , ";iir.lln Jm-lu.le!, the
, . 1 R Hedlnnds orange section adjoining
-ll ,n";l" '" K,'1 for every , Itlverslde and It was declared that ?0
; ate prepaied to ue violent per cent, of the crop ni ruined. In
. i ipuntM where llulr do- ll''s county alone It was asserted that
..f abnif a hundred strikers
, . , . , ,
...Ml stone made an attack I
II :el M.i3".'t:,' at Seventy- I
and i mttal I 'ark West
u K l.i-i mulii. but wcie dilven I
' " ' ' re l"c c"um ,"'''''" to nearly hair the crop. February 10 and will arrive In Wash
m.ice. .Members of dm California Fruit ,
i . atr.:e.l and Widlam ' uw ci s i:chnngn met and discussed I l,,Kton' 11 ls fanned, on March In time
- - it maiMKir of tin' holel. all phases of the calamity, llstlmates to take part In the suffrage proce-
-am', them The p'-p oners. , "' losses .tried greatly, so that no one
I' .1 and (.;ioannl I'ettillo, i "hie to arrive at actual losses. Prob
i 1,4 from the Majestic. ! "'''V ''"0u t'arload" of oranges hne nl-
i ' l ' '.lit o!-l,n.iii-e fir
.in etuuiisiastii foi a s!l:le a
i as: ' hotel worUeis will li
. u ..Viol i, In Hr: nt Hah.
ii nf I'm ty-seennd street,
ui a nl inn i.nltti. leaders
t. .i e -..ile mill strike. ill
ii.il -iieal.ets. and Kllzabetb
1 in. ., woman mganlzer of the
v. .!! n'so I c on band.
'.. g.itl ering a gland coup.
' I to alatm hotel .nut testa urant
i- '.a In i n plamifd. What It will
i j K icndei refuse to Miy. but
. .1.. late . will be of a i haracter to
iii .,elK.ilj that they ate In
We .lulu t et anvthing by pearffu',
us ,n b la: sit Ike" said one of
tliiT. lent m-th-ds now There
" mi bead" biokrn tn-n'ght. butiwaid T Stotesbury let Oscar H.im- i than $3,000 subscribed. That was the nob- was ordered to the scene, it hap
w II bf a lot of MMItllnc, )ciii i.iii ' nieistein hae to keen the Phlladel- i "l"n asked for by Mis. Clark. With the tiened that the Seminole, which has
id la t
V. ,i' Hi. holel men and lestauiant
.,ifti.i . untlniie optimNtle about
ni.iaiii.o they are l-ibly worried.)" oisaci eeuieni .ai .,..-u clocl? last
innnniii n.. a1 was inmb at the wait- I night and were discharged by Judge
be.i-Ii, ui t' s eMei(t,iy that the Muyer In tho Fnlted States District
i,e M. nile.l to four mote hotels I Oourt. Their Hnnl vote u. K for
nnd on. i . st uit-iint. Thee are the
unian. mi Hini-rolit. tne St. Andrew,
i.inv i .irl He Taxeme l.ouls in
' e 1 i.Hi.nii IMi'.dim:.
The HMnasii- nf tt.- Tp.ein I.ouls
nd the S' Amliew niinlt"d then- force
"1 been oeoldril but a denial was put
at the three other jii.ues that there
I hri-n any trouhie at all
Mrs I'linn and Wallet F.ennan.
W W oi.anizeis. hae been sent here
'it ihe nnneinent of the wallers
iri vir;f experts will be flirnllled
ex aii needed The 1. W. W. i
-' I" nefiil methods In the local
"I. .itnl ll bailers hae told the
i wi'! see things ' hum" here-
p.r.it '.eanu. general orgnnher ,
in tnatlonal Hotel Work"is
in i 'large of tha end '
' 'n- and lias
the nsMHance 1
I' ri.i nrsatilzer of the French ,
ani 'i and of M. D. Chris-j "Why should F.dward T Slotebury
i. 'isiinizer of the ireek ton-1 pay ?n.00() to be eulogized by ucar
, Hamuiersteln as a public benefactor,
,.m 'n have ir.etnhets of the! uh.cn every one knows that extrava-
c.t itiiploiment In hotels w;here Kant language Is natural to opera lm
- mers- ileinands hae been re- presntlos and that no one pays nny
.p'ift the disguise of non-union attention to their outbursts? It Is an
r- end ultimately cause a walk-
ie,,,ers n,,v they imve alrcpily '
' i i.un tnto several places.
on reports thai rlilkes have
ni . u in tweni.x -nine hotels and i
.i-ant so far and that eighteen
'.ne ome to terms and recog-
' union, u Is planned to ex.- !
' ' nm -einent to every hotel in the I
the week Is out. Twenty. live I
nn naie said In hiiM'stiuck to i
si-i Brown of the Vaudcrbilt de.
' .i: hi ban any trouble, but the
' persisted In saying that all of
" 'is lift - cooks had walked out.
' of that a luncheon given by
i; A Bleknell was conducted sue-
' .v union headquarters said
' ' I nk Bnhn. a former piofesor of
at Columbia Fnlverslty, had
eiislaught at the Uotham. He
a whistle, ns whs done In
races, but simply waved his
ntlals In the air and irnt wy
follow-,! by all but eleven of
'he Taverne Louis, Just as the
' i 'fslaurant was full at 1 o'clock,
men men walked In, waed their
d on high and were followed out
' gl.teep waiters,
' 'he st, Andrew It was admitted
four cooks Oiad quit, but the man-'-sld
his force wasn't crippled.
SN'OWDEN RANGE LOST RUDDER.
Wetirmi-nd Left Orrrdoe ship la
niatreia In Mldoeean.
rniUDEupiiiA, .Tan. 9. The anxiety
fnr the safety of tlfc steamship Snowden
inse was lessened to-day when th
"rttlsh steamship Westernland ar
'id from Narvik, Sweden, and re
Ported having seen her In mldoeean on
D'cember 19. The Snowden Ilange left
'"re on November 23 for Lelth.
'Pt. Christiansen of the Wcstern
liid sald'he eaw rockets and went to
ships assistance. Her rudder had
''fn lorn off and she was wallowing- In
he trough. Kvcry one of her lifeboats
mil neen swept away.
'Cspt. Dickinson and his crew of
'enty.three men refused to leave
heir ship, but asked that we take them
in tow," said t'apt. Christiansen. "Th!
practically Impossible, so when we
fund that they positively would not
' e the ship we were forced to pro
and leave them. The Range was
'"ut 700 mllea off the coast of Scot-Uni"
$20,000,000 ORANGE FREEZE.
California'. Cllros I,n. llen-r, hni
Trees Sat Killed.
Los Anow.es, Cnl .Tan. 9,-After three
days of freezing weather In the south
irn California orange section tho cold
has moderated and nil dancer of fur
tier loss Is passed. While the tlrst es
timates of the loss were, ns hleh n 70
Pr cent, of the. crop, the best experts,
inn me uamaKe at 50 per cent., or
The llrst reports that all the young
trees were hilled and many of tho older
ones were so seriously hurt that they
would not hear for several seasons were
greatly exaggerated. The frost wan not
seere enough to kill anything except'
nursery stock, hut It was enough to
spoil many of the oranges nnd grape
fruit on the trees and practically all the
,.,' " "'.'"',
....iih'- kiiivi'i, aim no tioum ine
iKiuwcrs wouiil lose flom JP.090.000 to
; 1 1 1 unit iiurt
' .', .1. I , , . .
"he beginning of the seaon this
year's crop value was estimated at
UOO.OOO. According tn the heads of the
various fruit associations and lltm. the
damage done bv the tin
'" "" niarKeieu, or wmcn protialily
-.v..,. e. ,.i ia,e aienctas oi the pie-'
vlous season's itckonlng
JURY DISAGREES IN
U A MMDDCDTIT OTTTrP
11M111 III nil L I TjI 1 ill 1 1
;litesliiry (iets Vole of fl
!)!( (.'iff op ,(i,in.
tried for four bouts
ueei.ie wiietner the I3:.?t.0 which l.d-
,a,,,. ,1....... 11..,,.., ,
MMI.n H. i.-.U "Un
a loan or a
ift i ... i
gltt. tlie jiu ret.ortetl
Stotesbury nnd 4 for llammersteln.
In the forenoon .lames M. Heck
summnd up for Mr Stotesbury, who
brought the suit, nnd Louis .1 Vor
liuus tor the opera manager. Mr. Ham
metslein i heerfully beaut Mi. Beck
eoinpaie hint with I'hlnen T. Itanium
and Artetnns Ward as n showman.
"Barnum." said Mr. Beck, "said that
the American people love to be fooled
and when some one asked him what
bis nilntlnles weie. be lenllerl.
no principle? I nm In the show busl-!
n.,M- ' i
"The languaK" of show men," Mr
Bed; went on "is similar to that of
linpiesarlos. When you read of the i
'liiestest Show on Farth, which has
played before all the crowned heads
of Furope ' on ilon t call the sbowm.-in
a liar. That's Just show language and
lnint esarlo laniruace.
extraordinary revelation of swollen I
aulty that Mr. Hnmmorsteln has ghen
The Jury, charged briefly by Judge j
Mayer, retired nt 1:2. I o'clock. The
(nurt room crowd staed to see what
rame of ,Iohn H. Gleasons suit against
nnrrv Thaw's mother."
Herbeit C. Smyth, of counsel for Mr.
stotesbury. said last night that his
cn,.nt hoped for a retrial crv soon.
WOMEN OPIUM SMOKER SHOT.
Sptcial Coble PnixilcKf tn Tin 5r.
SiiANUMAi, ,lan. 9.- Ily order of the
Governor of Hunan Province a woman
wns publicly shot at Changsha to-day
for disobeying the prohibition of opium
smoking. A great throng of people
wntched the Infliction of capital punish
ment In a puhllc'place.
I.'nder recent treaties with flreat
Diitalli and other countries China
agreed to prohibit the use of the drug.
On Christmas Day an edict was Issued
prohibiting people from Indulging In the
habit In order to savo them from a llfo
of degradation. Notwithstanding this
It was asserted that the manifesto was
not being enforced In the central prov
inces and a formal complaint wns made
to tho Pekln authorities by tho Hrltlsh
Minister. The Governor of Hunan evi
dently received strict orders to enforce
tho mandate, and to-day Imposed tho
capital punishment In the most public
manner possible In order to Imve a
atrong effect on recalcitrant natives
who do not wish to give up the habit.
Charges have been made that tho
Chinese Government was not enforcing
tho prohibition HKalnst the growth of
the poppy and that the authorltlcn had
winked at the holding up nf $60,000,000
worth of Indian opium In Shanghai nnd
Hongkong warehouse in order to pro
tect the homo trade. To-day's execution
was the first open nttempt of tho Chi
nese Government to put the prohibitory
laws Into effect.
Canton, Jan. 9. The authorities here
are making energetic efforts to try
to suppress the opium trade. They Hre
prosecuting dealers and are seizing
Chinese owned opium as well as cer
tlfted Indian opium In transit.
RABOAKD r LOR IDA LIMITED. 1OM0A.U
from N. V. r. Palm nctrh P. U, Savnnh
1M A. M.. Jacktonvllle 11:0ft A. Xt . Tmp :00
P. U. Tkre ettwr (ttel train tor Plafcaurtt,
rmd, Southern Plow, Atlanta. Blrmtaiham.
lUvaaa. Paaaaaa Caaai laa, UM i'w.-4i.
YORK, FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 1913. Copyright,
HIKE TO WASHINGTON
llopf 0 Al'l'ivp in TilllP for t llC 1
Procession on Tnniipriirn
. 'at West Point last night and Adler
.r . . ...,v .. . . . I came to Turrytown with her. Miss
PLAN 'J O (JATHER H III SI Davis spent the night with a girl chum
i at Miss Mason's school, while Adler
At a Meeting in Brooklyn Last
-Vijilit More Than $3.01)0
for New York and Baltimore. They be-
The ,st dennllo anounce f the vX?
proposed hike of the New York , Vlite. Their engagement had been an
suffragists to Washington In tlmo to ! nounced before Miss Davis returned to
arrive for tho Inaugural ceremonies on school last fall. MIss'Davis often went
Maieh 3 was ni.id.. Inst nlL.ht nt the t" West Point. Miss Mason Insisted
meeting of the Woman Suffrage party
of the borough of ilrnoklyn at the
Academy of Musk.
The inarch, like the one to Albany,
will bo led by Miss llosalle Jones and
Miss Ida Cinft. It Is expected that
they will be accompanied by at least j
fifty women ftom (ireater New York, i
The marchers will leae the Hudson!
Terminal at S : 15 on the morning of'
sion on Inauguration day. The route
of the marchers will be through New
lersey. Delaware, 1'ei.nsylvanla and
Virginia All along the way the
inarcheis hot.e to nick tin recruit-.
The meeting lust nlcht In tbe llrontc
1 lyn Academy of Music was the largest
and most successful of its kind cor
held In that botouch. one feature of
the evening was the generous manner
ill Wbleb the r.'ill fur tonn.., m-iiu nr,-
wored. Following the speeches of Mrs.
"-'"Tie Chapman Catt, president of the
International Woman Suffrage Alliance,
and the I tew Dr Anna Howard Khaw.
piesldent of the National American
Woman Suffrage Association. Mrs. Kate
I psou Cl.-.rk called for subscriptions. 1
She said that she would begin at tioo
and come down th scale. The llin ,
amount donated was J300 from Mrs. j
lieorgo Pratt, followed by a gift of $:'00
from .Miss Mary Ureter and then the
money poured In rapidly In sums from
tjoo down to 110. until tlfere was more
door receipts and tli othei- donatlona
,,,,,, , v , ,,.. ... C
...r. ..... .i.-T .-...-
fru,st!, f nr,,uiyn believe that they
win lime (.i.ouu in a rew uas.
It was known rally in the day that
there waa a inpture In the ranks of m standing by the British steamer In
the suffragists in llrook!n because drukualn. In Chesapeake Bay, which ls
Mrs. It. C. Talbot-Perkins, president of (also In danger of sinking,
the Kings County Woman's Suffrage Owners of the Alcazar have appealed
Association, was not Invited 1 1 sit on' to the naval authorities here to send a
the platform Mrs. Perkins refused to i warship to the assistance of the help
attend the meeting unless h kuom of lis" vessel, but they were told that all
honor, and one of the WotiiH.n Suffrage , battleships nnd cruisers, excepting those
partj. the organization with which n the dry dock at the navy yard, sailed
Mrs. Perkins Is on the outs, said last i couth with the Atlantic lleet and there
incbt that if she appi.ued she would ( none within calling dl-tance wtili'h
have I" Maud, as there wire no L'ats i could reach the Alcazar Inside of thirty
left. She did not appear. ' hours.
Mis. H. Fdward Dreier. chairman of Wrecking companies, it is said, are
tho buroiicli of Brooklxn. presided at i preparing to send tugs to the steamer,
,," meeting nnd Introduced Mrs. Carrie
Chapman Catt as the first speaker. She '
vommented on how fawirablo lh as-
I'"'1","' suftr.iKe weir to the women of i
,l,n 1 l"' i,r'w'"1 unie. saying i
that for the Hist time theie was a suf.
fiaglst Coxcrnor in the chair at Albany,
The ltev. Anna Howard Shaw said !
that this could not b. a true republic i
until every person who was a cltlr.en I
had the ote and that we needed now,
more heart and more sentiment In our
Y. W. C. A. BALL TEAM'S ANGEL.
srre tn liaise I'nnils If Placers
tnlil aniliir (limn,
Keoki k, la . .Ian !.- Y. W. P A.
women auieed to-day to finance a local
ciun in tile t enirai Association League,
provided the baseball enthusiasts of
the city would agree lo dispense with
Miss F.dna O'Hnrra, general secretary
of the V. W. i.'. A., mid to-day that
leading business men of the city wer
terently consulted and tho majority
of them were In favor of eliminating
The Idea of the V. W. C. A. members
conducting a campaign for baseball
funds was conceived when the men of
the city lost Interest In backing the
locnl team for a berth In the Central
Association the present year.
"We can get tlln 3,fiU0 necessary
to begin the season without difficulty,"
said MIhh o'Hnrra.
U. S. SHIP PANTHER SATE.
Slshtrrt Off l.nanlanamo tlarmliiK
Wabiiinuton, Jan. 9. The naval re
pair ship Panther, about which alarm
ing reports have been published since
tho storm of last week, was sighted off
Guantannmo, Cuba, at 2 o'clock this
afternoon. She did not touch nt auan
tanamo, but continued her course to
the Gulf of Guayncabo, whero tho ves
trls of tho Atlantic fleot will soon en
gage In target practice.
The Panther made the trip from New
York well within the time allowed her
In calculations at the Navy Depart
ment. The persistence with which re
ports have been published that tho
Panthr wns lost brought from As
sistant Secretary of the Nay Winthrop
a statement urging more consideration
frr tho relatives nnd friends of tho
officers nnd men nttnehed to verseU of
This statement by the Secretary was
partly duo tn tho acknowledgment of
rho representative of one press asso
ciation that he had orders to write
nlarmlng despatches nbout tho Panther
since the llrst of the week,
As a result of these despatches the
wife nf the commanding officer of the
Pnnther, Mrs. L. It. do Stelgeur, hur
ried to Washington to-day to get tho
latest news of rho vessel from tho Navy
Department and the officers had many
other anxious Inquiries,
A penr (Uaa of AMtiOSTURA BITTEM
beior raUxug for laigmala. M$, ,aaaj
1 CADET WEDS BUFFALO GIRL.
Lin In Turrjlottn After I'nterliiln
mrnl al Went I'olnl.
I TtmtTTOw.v, .Ian, 9. Miss Florence K.
T)avls, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry
.1 Davis of Huffato, was married In the
Second Heformed Church at noon to-
Iday to Klmer 13. Atller, u West I'olnl
I cadet The bride Is 20, the bridegroom
1 lie was married In his uniform.
.Miss Davis atended nn entertainment
stopped nt tho Florence Inn. This
morning Miss Davis went to the hotel
nnd the manager Introduced them to
the ltev. C. II. llegman, who married
Mr. and Mrs. Adler left THrrytown
on her being ehnperonefl, to which Miss
Davis objected, and she withdrew from
After a honeymoon of several weeks
Mr. Adler and his bride plan to return
to Buffalo, where he will go Into busi
ness. Adler's home Is In Hillings, Mon.
LEAKING SHIP IS
CALLING FOR HELP
Ali'iizai' Adrift Again and So
Other Vessel Is Availa
ble for Aid.
NoHtui.K. a.. .Ian. ! With water
pouring through leaks In her hull, the
British stenmer Alcazar Is adrift at sea
three miles east of Diamond Shoals
lightship nnd Is calling for assistance.
There are no revenue cutlers avail-
able to send to the helpless ship and
fears are felt for the vessel. Tho Alcnsir
stranded near Capo Lookout some time
ago, was floated nnd started to sea; sho
encountered rough weather yesterday
and anchored to await fair weather. Her
anchors were curried nway by the storm
and the Incessant pounding sne received
by high seas strained her plates to such
an extent that she began to leak.
To-hlnht she sent out calls for ns-
ii:.Me.. ho.1 the revenue cutter Semi
been beloincr distressed vessels for a
I. .l I nn u
mi'iik, run soon iii ciuii uu.i u u, ii-nn.o
nd had to nut In at Heaufort. N, C.
The Onondaga ls at the Norfolk Navy
Yard receiving repairs nnd the Apache
but it will be sl-teen hours before they
can reach her.
The Alcazar is loaded with hardwood.
she Is said to carry a crew of twenty-
three men. During a storm last monin
line cmw llliauniilieu Hie r?.,'-i unu r,oe
was picked up by a steamer of the Mer-
chants and Miners Line,
When the Alcazar was towed Into
Lookout Cove her crew returned to her
nnd she started to t,ea again. S fl S
culls fiom the stranded ship were heard
here early to-ulght and at midnight she
sent another asking that help be sent
REBUKED CHEF A SUICIDE.
After Mtarklnc Cnanleaa With a
Knife He .lumps Off a Hoof.
fpfttal Cahle Dtipatch to Thi Sew.
Milan. Jan. 9.- A peculiar tragedy
Is reported In tho papers here. It Is as
serted that Countess Wcllert, who ls
said to occupy a mansion on the Piazza
Casltello, complained that a dinner of
roast chicken had been spoiled In the
cooking, Her butler told her tho chef,
one Vannlnl, who became very indig
nant over what he considered a alur
on his professional ability. He there
upon sent word to the Countess that
perhaps she hnd better fome down
to the kitchen and teach him how to
The Cotintes took him at his word,
whereupon the chef attacked her with
a carving knife. After Injuring his
employer seriously tho chef rushed
to tho top of the house, from which he
Jumped Into tho street and waa killed.
THREE "WIRELESS" MEN GUILTY.
Collins, Vaughn and Spear Mar net
21 Years Kaeh for Fraud.
Guilty of all five counts In an Indict
ment charging use of the malla to de
fraud was the verdlot handed down by
a Jury In the United Btaten District
Court last night against Archie Fred
erick Collins, Inventor of the Collins
wireless telephone; Charles L. Vaughn
and Cameron Bpenr, said to have orig
inated "sucker lists" nnd former asso
ciate of Col. Christopher Columbui Wil
son. Joseph H. ncall, who was also In
dicted for participating In the promotion
of the Colllna Wireless Telephone Com
pany nnd the Continental Wireless Tele
phone and Telegraph Company, waa ao
qultted. As the verdict was read, ending a
trial almost two months long, the de
fendants stared ut Koreman George
Groff In bewilderment. Then Vaughn,
dropping his head forward, sobbed
United States Attorney Henry A.
Wise asked Judge Hunt to pass sentence
immediately, but the court deferred
until 10 o'clock this morning. Mr.
Wise said afterward that the maximum
penalty Is twenty-two years.
Outside the court room was a group of
Spear's relatives who discussed in
whlspera tho easiest way to break the
news to Mrs. Spear who with her four
children waa waiting In a room In the
Aator House across the street. Mrs.
J3n. la ahAiit tn riv klrth i a ehllrl
1913, hy the Sun VrWtUin and VubUthlng
HOT SPRINGS GAME
IN $20,000 SCANDAL
F. V. Fox, Tndinnn Hotel Man,
Charges Gamhling Fraud
SAYS HE WOX 20,000
But Ho Then Had to Cash Pig
Cheek "Friend" Dropped
That, and Pile, Too.
Hot SrniNas, Ark., Jan. 9. On of
the worst gambling scandals ever
sprung In this city wns mado public
to-day when Frank P. Fox, a wealthy
hotel man of Tcrro Haute, Ind., caused
tho arrest of Arthur Slavln nnd Joe
Abcrly, employed nt tho Indiana Club,
and had warrants Issued for four others
of that gambling house charging them
with grand larceny. Not only ore the
city und county authorities Investigat
ing Fox's story but the Tcrro Haute
man nlio has placed tho case In the
hands of two United States marshals
and action on the part of tho Govern
ment Is expected.
Fox claims that he was swindled out
of $20,000 In tho Indiana Club, nnd his
story, If It can be substantiated In court,
will show one of the smoothest urrange
ments for a transaction of this kind
ever heurd of in Hot Springs. Seated
In the office of his attorneys, Martin
and Wooton, Fox made the following
"Iist Thursday myself and n number
of gentlemen were seuted In the lobby
of the hotel, when Mr. James came up
to us. Ward was acquainted with one
of the gentlemen In the party. I was
presently called off to one sldo. Mr.
Ward explained to me that his brother-in-law
was assistant mannger of the In
diana Club. He stated that his brother-in-law's
name wns Joe Denton. It wns
explained to me that Denton had fixed a
roulette wheel in the Indiana Club so
that he and Ward could win some,,
money, provided he would bring some'
men along, men of considerable means,
so that It would look like these men had
a chance to win.
"1 came to Hot Springs with Ward
last Friday. Upon arrival It wns ex
plained and demonstrated that It would
be possible to win. This conference
took place In the ladles' parlor of the
Indiana Club. On Friday evening, about
7:30 o'clock, the play staried. 1 won
$36,800 In about fifteen minutes. This
wns to be deposited In a local bank to
be divided between five In the crowd, In
cluding a friend of mine, Ward, the
dealer, Joe Denton nnd myself."
Fox explains that when he won his
money was refused him, tho statement
being made, he alleges, that the club
declined to pny until ho could prove
that had be lost ho would have lieen
able to make good. He Mates be later
cashed his own check for $20,000. which
lie had tendered when he clnlms he
started to play the wheel, and that after
be had deposited the $20,000, the amount
of his check, he received from the In
diana Club a due bill for $16,700. cover
ing the amount of his cneck and the
$20,700 he alleges be won. Continuing,
Mr Fox says,
"Upon later presenting the due bill
I was told the club did not have nnv
money to meet the same, but would send
out nnd get it. Ward nnd the rest of
us retired Into nn adjoining apartment
where we had a bottle of wine. 1 wns
awaiting the return of the money. Ward
left tho room nnd ls supposed to have
played tho due bill In one of the games
Fox is the man who assisted Detec
tive Hums In kidnapping McNamara
and speeding him out of Indianapolis.
H waa Fox's automobile the chief of
the dynamiters was placed In. Fox said
to-night he will get his $20,000 back or
spend twice that much to close gam
bling In Hot Springs.
STATE SUES BIO WIRE MERGER
Mtulaalppl Chnrars Western Union
nl Other a Trait.
Jackson, Miss., Jan. 9. Attorney-
llenernl Iloss Collins has filed a suit at
Meridian against tho Western Union
Telegraph Company, chartered In New
York; tho Cumberland Telephone and
Telegraph Company, chartered in Ken
tucky, and the American Telephone and
Telegraph Company, chartered under
laws of Mississippi, charging them with
violation of the anti-trust lawn nnd
that they should bo forced to dissolve.
The charge demanda heavy penalties.
It ls charged that the American not
only controls the Cumberland, but In
November, 1909, also acquired control
of the Western Union.
The Wcjtorn Union and the Cumber
land are charged with being under one
local management In some towns in the
State and are operated In conjunction.
.stringing telephone nnd telegraph wires
to the same poles and delivering mes
sages without charge where there la
competition, wherefore they "are bound
togother In a criminal conspiracy Inimi
cal to the publlo welfare."
It Is demanded that the maximum
fine of 15,000 per day bo Imposed, which
means about $15,000,000, and that they
be hereafter perpetually enjoined from
auch merging of interests In this Stato,
STEAMER BLOWS UP; 8 DEAD.
Manx Hnrt on Blfjhee Hirer In Ala
bama, Mobile, Ala., Jan. 9. Eight people are
reported killed and fifteen Injured, some
of these fatally, In an explosion of the
bolters of tho eteamer Staples at Toes
Landing on tho Illgbeo JUver, 149 miles
north of here, this nfternoon. The name
of the .dead obtained to-night are Cnpt.
C. T. llartee, Clerk C. McKce, Chief En
gineer Jamea Kopf, Henry Motilton nnd
C. Herring, passengers.
The ateamer nfter the explosion took
fire and floated down the river for five
mtlca In full blare and then turned tur
tle. The freight la floating In the river.
Tho crew consisted of forty-five men'
and one woman. The boat was built
five yeara ago and coat $60,000, Capt.
Norman A. Staples, the principal owner.
Committed luldda hara wttk ago,
SCHWAB WINS AT MONTE CARLO. '
i'noU 7,OiM nf tin, I'Iiij, ny Ben j
Sprrl,it ri,!f it,tr, i Tun Srv.
Lonikis, .Inn. !i. - lien Hun Is, the New
Yotk theati ical manager, who with Al
Woods returned from Monte Carlo this '
i evening, said that one of tho features
at the Casino there Is tlm persistent
luck of Cbailes M. Schwab, tlm presl-
1 dent nf tin. It. il, I, ti, .it, ui....i ...........
tlon. Mr. Harris said, j
"I saw Mr. Schwab win $7,000 In one '
coup, and he must have won fully
7.".,ti00 while I watched him. Another,
lucky punier was Miss Isadotn Duncan, 1
the American classical dancer."
WANT McCOMBS FOR SENATE.
ArLimsniis Wimlil IMeel lllni from
That (nle to siieeeeil lint Is.
I.itti.h Hook, Ark.. Jan. P. Petitions
ale being circulated here asking the
I.eglsIatllHi to elect William F. Mi;.
Combs, Democratic national chairman,
to the United .Slates Senate us the suc
cessor to Jeff DaIs, who died Janu
Mr. McCombH Is n native of this State
and Is here now on a vacation. His
friends In l.lttle Hock ale to give a din
ner for him to-moiiow night.
It has been said he could have a place
In President Wilson's Cabinet.
DUCHESS NOT IMPROVED.
nnilllliiii or Cmiti tin's first I. nil;
Iteuillllis Hie sitine.
MosTiiKAt., Jan. n. An ofllclnl bulletin
was Issued this ewnlng saying that the
condition of the Duchess of Cnnnnught,
who was rushed to the 1 loyal Victoria
Hospital by spiclal tram yesterday from I
llllllt.'fl 1-1. ..... I.....I t.l.n... .1 I
v. ...... ii iiiiuiiiii iiiiimi lie- f.uiie
tliroughout the day. She slept at Inter
vals nnd her strength has been main
tained. No mention Is niiule of any operation.
The Duchess Is ntteuiled by her own
physician and two Montreal specialists.
$53,000 FOR SEAT ON EXCHANGE.
I'll a I Aiitiitiiil I 'ii lil Iii line nf Kpternl
A seat on the Stock HxcbaiiKe has
been transferred nt I."i3.000. The last
i previous price was $55,000.
The following scats have been posted
for transfer: Francis C. Carley to
Austin .1 Feiichtwanger. John Turner
Attelbury (deceased) to Gerald M.
Livingston, I-:. D. Morgan Waterman to
(leorge A. Sellgmann, Julian Day to
Joseph W Hairiman.
$1,000 STOLEN JEWEL CLAIMED.
I. lent. Iee, t. . V, tilenllllrs 11
mn Wife's llelrlnoni.
A gold doc collar with a lnvalllere
pendant, worth tl.OOft. was offered to a
Ninth axentie pawnbroker for 33 on
Tuesday by three negroes, a woman
ami two men. The pawnbroker called
the iHilice and the three negroes were
Last night I. lent It.nmond S. Keyes,
I. S. X . Identified Ihe Jewel ns a family
helrloiim stolen from his home at the
League Island X.uy Yard. Philadel
phia, on January 3, nlong with fj.000
worth of other Jewelry belonging to
Mrs. Kees. Ho also Identified one of
tbe men as a friend of Mrs. Kejes's
lualil. The three prisoners were held
by MnsiMrnte Krnlel on a charge of
grand lnrcen. i
WILL FLY ACROSS THE ALPS.
Prrntlnn Will Try Trip Which Ilr
Miilteil lit ( hntec's llenth.
.7iiei? cblr Iieiipairlt lo Tan Fr.
Gk.skaa, Jan. !i. -.lean ISIcloviiool, tho
Peruvian aviator, has arrived ut llrlg, In
the Canton of Valals. for the purpose of
attempting a flight across the Alps
ntove Slmplon Pass Into Italy. He will
follow the same mute as bis friend,
Ucorge Chaves:, who made n Might suc
cessfully, but died fiom Injuilcs be re
celved while landing at Domodossola,
Hlelovuccl will make'lils attempt on
the first unwlndy day. lie will use a
COMMON TOWEL MUST GO.
(internment semi It to .loin llvery
bnilj's llnllttny llrlnkliiK ( np,
Washington, Jan. ft.- Having nUed
last fall ngalnst tlm common drinking
cup ns n carrier of disease on trains
nnd In stations operated by railroad
companies engaged In Inters. nto com
merce, tho .Secretary of tho Treasury
to-day further amended tho Interstate
quarantine regulations so nn to bar tho
towel from common use.
The amendment prohibits the use of
any towel by more than ouo person
before being relnutidercd nnd sterilized
In boiling wnter.
MANHATTAN CLUB WON'T MOVE.
Knrther I'nntlilrrntlnn nf an Uplnnn
Site i AhMiiilnnnl.
For months tho Manhattan Club has
hnd under discussion n proposition to
leave their present clubhouse nt Madi
son avenue nnd Twenty-sixth street and
movo further up town. A number of up
town sites have been under considera
tion. There have been freijucnt ballots
taken by tho members as to whether
they should remain In tho old club
house or buy a site In tho neighborhood
of the Hotel Manhattan ami build.
It was ascertained last night that
after all the ballots had been thor
oughly canvassed and nfler frequent
meetings of tho board of governors tlm
preponderance of predilection la for re
maining In tho old clubhouse, and It
was therefore announced Inst night that
further consideration of an uptown site
has been abandoned.
The proposition Is to buy the present
clubhouso and eventually rcnovato It,
for there are many real eatato authori
ties among the membcra who believe
that eventually tho present file will be
HOMII TRAIN TO "KABT COAIIT"
HOTr KS-ATHNI ID COAST LINE'S
PlftrldA KnirlAl." noon. All slrl li.trin
llrhted I'ullmaui. Superior rosdw ay. UlSB'wav.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
CASH NOT FIRST,
Confidence Is Ilu.sincss Bul
wnrk, Ho Tells Pujo
ASSISTS COMK SECOND
Hanker Opposes Publicity
of Credits ns Fn
ncccssary. I) ES CHIRKS IJIG DEALS
Reveals Community of Inter
est in Buying Bank of
TRIES. TO ATI) INQUIRY
(iives Own Holdings, After Say.
ins- Tlicy ,ro Trivate as
Tnilor's Hill. , m .
Wamiinhton, Jan. P. From another
commanding figure In tho financial
world the Pujo Investigating committee
of the House has learned that faith and
conlldf nco In the Individual ls the basis
on which banking and other business
enterprises are founded.
"Confidence nnd not facts Is what Is
needed," was the way George F. Baker
of the First National Bank described
This reply came In response to the
committee's repeated suggestion that
national banks should be compelled to
disclose to tho public a full list of their
assets with the exception of loans. Mr.
Haker Insisted that such a law would
bo prejudicial to the business lntereala
of the country nnd that bank depositors
with the examinations now made and
tho public report of a general character
now required arc sufficiently protected.
It all came back, in Mr. Baker's opin
ion, to the question of confidence In thi
officers and directors of a financial In
stitution, nnd without that laws requir
ing publicity of assets and other de
tailed disclosures would avail nothing.
Sir. nakcr Aid lnretla;ator.
Mr. Baker was on the witness stand
for almost four hours, and like hU
cloo business associate, J. p. Mor
gan, ho retired leaving the Impression
that he had tried to bo absolutely frank
with the investigators and to aid them
In every reasonable way In their search
after a "money trust."
llepcatcdly Mr. Hakcr yielded hla
views In regard to the privacy of his
own personal affairs and disregarding
the suggestions of his lawyers laid the
facts before tho committee. He ex
plained on ono occasion that he did not
bi'llevo the committee had any mor
right to ask him what his personal hold
ings In bunkH were than it had to In
finite into his tailor bill. Yet he pro
duced alt of this Information because ha
professed a desire to aid tho commutes
In Its work and not even to appear to
be concealing anything.
Tho commltteo had not finished with
Mr. Hakcr nt tho conclusion of to-day'
hearing und he will resume hla testi
mony to-morrow morning.
Like Mr. Mnrgnn, Mr. Baker seemed
to be embarrassed when Samuel Unter
mjer, counsel for tho committee, sought
to Impute to him great power over tha
flnanclnl institutions of the country. Ha
nover waa conscious that he exercised
couliol over tbe First National Bank,
or, for that matter, that anybody tlsa
did. The bank In fact practically con
trolled Itself, lie said, and they were aj
very happy nnd harmonious lot.
l omninnlly of Intrrrat.
Mr. Baker's testimony disclosed that
there ban been a community of Interest
between himself nnd Mr. Morgan and
Mr. Stlllnjau in recent yeara In other
mutters than the purchase of a majority
stock of tho Kqtiithble Life Assurance
Society. The fact was brought out that
the purchase of two large blocks of Na
tional Bank of Commerce stork from
the Kqultuble und the Mutual Life com
panies soon nfter Mr. Morgan got con
trol of the Kqultiible Involved an under
standing between these three parties.
Mr. Baker bought the Kqultable's hold
ings nnd Mr. Stlllman the Mutual Ufa's,
but later there was a division of tha
stock, In which tho Morgan Arm shared.
.Mr. Baker disclosed that tha First
National Bank Interests bought control
of tho Chase National Bank several
years ago with the Intention of con
solidating the two banks. He made It
known for the first time also that tha
stock of the Guaranty Trust Company
had been purchnsed from the Mutual
Life In the Interest of the Bankers
Trust Company and that It was tha In
tention at that time to merge the
two Institutions. In both cases, how
ever, nil Idea of consolidating tha In
stltutlons has been abandoned,
nUcunaea Vollns; Tramt.
Mr. Baker discussed wltftt frankness
the advisability of having a voting trust
control the affairs of a big financial In
stitution. Ho never would consent ta
such an arrangement for tha First Na
tional Bank. Ho reviewed tha purposes
and conditions which led to the organ
ization of tho First Security Company,
declared that he could sea no objection
to allowing a bank to hold atock con
trol over another and professed to ba
lleve that the service of a single dlreo
tor on the boards of competing rail
roads was a good thing for each Una. ,
Mr. E.-.kcr reviewed the rnarvlou-,
growth of the First National Bank and?
testified freelv In regard to his assoclal
itlona with Mr, Morgan In big biMK
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