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TBE WASHINGTON HERALB
Fair to-day, to-raorrow lair,
The Herald" has lis largtit
tsorfifflg 'Jteae circulation, and
print 2l the new of the world
each day, -in addition to tsasi
WASHINGTON. D. 0.. SUNDAY. MAY 26. 1912. -FORTY-SIX PAGES.
US. MARINES LAND IN CUBA AND BATTLE
FOUR TROOPERS BADLY
IN FIRST FI6HT WITH
Thirty Slacks Are Killed.
Action Means Interven
tion for the Third Time
Since Spanish War.
Soldiers Ready for Ser
vice May Be Rushed
to Front Immediately.
Are Encamped Outside
Loma de Los Ciegos
Ready to Fight.
Boston, Mass., Hay 26 (Sun
day). Officer of the night at the
OailestOWS Navy Yard confirms
receipt of a 'Wireless message from
tv t -t! ? t
opersqtroCToVThegralricr Jay i
ltotoni lani "May 3r "(Ss
dny). The Vollovrlnjt Incomplete
mrwciSje vaa received this moraine
nt tbc- Cha.rlestwn ntr Yard l
" Iticbla, Cnbn Tnro nnndred
wsrlneM, under talent. Ortnant aad
Iilent. Harris, dispatched."
lue niessase was probahl sneant
to convrr the Information that 200
marines had left the Prairie to
cltave the band of rebels that had
opened fire on the first detachment
of marines that nere landed,
lvonndfnf? foar mm.
Sprdal Oble to & Ytubiartoa Henld.
Havana. Slay Si la connection with
the black uprising the authorities are
said to hate discovered a conspiracy to
kill President Gomez. They will make
no statements In reference to this, but
It is known trutt several secret arrests
have been mode In Haiana. All the
prisoners are held tncomunlcado
Residents of this city were terror
stricken early to-day when firing waa
beard at Casa Blanca. near Cabanas
fortress on the north shore of Havana
Bay Troops were Immediately dis
patched to that point. The tact that
the defenses of trie city had been weak
ened by the withdrawal of troops for
the eastern provinces added to the fears
for the outlying- districts.
The military, guard maintained at the
Presidential palace was tripled to-day.
inuring me nignt tne guard made ex
tensive preparations to resist an attack
on- toe city, but the officials to-day main
tained there was "no danger here."
Rebels Are Encamped.
Gen. Estenoz, leader of the colored In
urrectos, to-day notified all the owners
of sugar plantations In the province of
Orlente that unless they stop grinding
within seventy-two hours their mills and
cane fields will be burned.
A dispatch from Santiago to-night
states that Gen. Ivonet has led a force
of 1,500 rebels to Loma de Los Ciegos and
encamped for the night within striking
distance of 1.300 federal troops.
The- blacks were active again to-day in
various parts? of the republic Several
plantations were attacked, but In many
cases the employes, who have been arm
ed by the owners, were able to beat off
Several planters visited the various
American consuls and requested permis
sion to be allowed to arm their em
ployes as they fear attacks.
A body of;. Federals Is reported to have
encountered aT force of rebels In Orlente
this morning-. Both sides lost several
killed, according to the report.
Another force of Federals Is reported
to have dispersed a band of blaeka under
Pacheco In Santa, Clara, killing five.
President Gomes to-day ordered the
striking marine firemen' to return to
work, as "otherwise he would consider
them, as pernicious foreigners and treat
them accordingly. Host of the strikers
are Spaniards. The men are disposed
to disobey this mandate, however, and
to attempt to involve all the other unions
In favosa In a general walk out.
X ew In Censored.
Though all news from the provinces
Is censored, enough goes through to
show there la a condition of anarchy in
the eastern end of the Island. In
Orlente province the rebellious blacks
are perpetrating horrible atrocities upon
women and children.
That the rebels under Gen. Catenas
have an able' commander is shown by
the fact that they have begun destroy'
ing the railroads. This -will delay the
arrival of troops at the affected points
and, alve the lnsurrectos an opportunity
to escape after committing outrages.
A repetition of the guerrilla warfare
maintained against Spain for many
years Is expected. The rebels are also
cutting wires, everywhere, and to-day
u-.ij-. ri:F.-ir.r.-- j-
" i wnjw w vvmsuu&icate nm
the prairie and marines who
Fought in first engagement
mmmmi!sM.m4&M. m 'm&t
v, i t r
I - -t - jtA. . ...C--
Transport sailed (ran League Island Wavy Tcrd, Way S3, vrttn 1.000 mta
frtT the Held. The orders were to land as aoen as possible to protect
Amerlran Interest. .. "
Wireless messages from Cuba, relayed by the U. S.S. Prairie
to Washington and to Charlestown Navy Yard, received early this
Santiago, Sanata Clara Province, Cuba:
First company, first brigade, marines landed. Engagement
with insurgent blacks. Four rriarines seriously wounded. Thirty
; DUNCAN, U. S. S. Prairie.
Sanata Clara Province, Cuba:
United States marines landed; intend-to enter and defend
Havana by daybreak Monday. '
the United States Naval Station at
Foreigners all over the Island are
panic-stricken, and aU who can do so
are seeking refuge in the cities.
Large numbers of Haitian and Do
minican blacks are reported to have
Joined the Cuban blacks during the last
tmny-six hours. Large quantities of
arms have been shipped from Haiti.
Leave Devastation la TValce.
The rebels are leaving scenes of devas
tation In their wake as they pass back
and forth In their raids. They plUage.
burn, and klu. An the uncut sugar cane
in Santa Clara and Orlente has been
The labor situation Increased the gov
ernment's troubles. Stevedores In Orl
ente province are on strike -and refuse
to yield. President. Gomez, waa defied
when he ordered the firemen's union to
call off Its strike In this city.
The government to-day Issued a state
ment saying that the shots fired at Ca
bana fortress .last night were Accidental
discharges of a sentinel's musket. It Is
generally believed, however, that the
shots were really fired when negroes
failed In a surprise attack on the garri
son. Rurales In Santa Ciara province had
a brush with a negro band under "Gen
eral' Pacheco.- The blacks were dis
persed and five killed.
The .Marine Firemen's Union declares
It will bottle up this city with a general
Plan Slack Repnhllc.
Aroused by confidential Information
that the real object of the insurrection
that la sweeping- like wildfire over Cuba
la the establishment cf a sovereign black
republic like Haiti at the eastern end of
the Island, the United States took swift
and drastic jetton .yesterday.
Within three hours of the receipt of
the Information the most powerful fleet
assembled by the United States for hos
tile eervlce since the Spanish-American
war received rush brders to "proceed with
all possible dispatch to Key West The
fleet Is prepared: ttf land 2J0C sailors and
marines, with nine three-Inch field guns,
on Cuban soil -by Wednesday afternoon.
Two complete divisions of the Atlantic
Meet are Included In the movement
Three battle ships of the third division
the Georgia, New Jersey, .and RhoJs
Island urder command of Rear Admiral
Flsk. aboard the Georgia, were at New
port when they received orders tff move
at once. The battle ship Nebraska Is on
Itaway up the coast from New Orleana.
AIT are now proceeding at top speed for
New Tork, where each sfc'p will embark
sixty extra, marines for service in CUbs,
The fourth division, including the bat'
tie ships Minnesota. Mississippi. Mis-'
sour, and Ohio, In commatid of Cant
Clark, 'aboard the Minnesota, hurried
SL3S Baltimore aad
Baltimore aad Oh
Every Saturday ana sun
ty Good to I
return unUl 9 a. m train
!7"? "--- u'u
i"V & yflV . a fett J ZSi
away from Newport this afternoon for
Hampton Roads, where sixty additional
marines will also be taken aboard.
In all. 1.300 marines ready for active
service will board the fleet when It drops
anchor at Key West
The armored cruiser Maryland, now at
Hampton Roads, will be flagship. The
hospital ship Solace will accompany the
fleet as will also the navy tugs Patapsco
and Patuxent Of light draft and armed
with rapid-fire guns, the two tugs will be
of particular service in the bays along
the affected coast
So widespread Js the insurrection that
the United States haa lost hope that
President GomeziwllI be able to make se
rious headway .against It Bandits and
brigands are springing Into aeUvity and
are Joining forces with the InsurrecUon-lts-
The Island la aflame with rebel
lion from oneend to the other.
Freed from restraint. Snanlards are
Joining with the blacks in opposition to
The insurrection Is led by Gen. Est
enoz, the most radical colored leader on
the island, who plans to make himself
-resident of the proposed new republic
Associated, with Estenoz are twelve
prominent local colored leaders from the
Provinces of Orlente and eastern Santi
ago, aii were supporters of Estenoz in
his campaign for the Cuban Mnmn.
They aim 4o Isolate the entire eastern
section of the island for the black race.
So widespread and so -rigorous is the
msurreeuon that at a conference be
tween Becretarr Stimson, MaJ. Gen.
Continued on Page Five.
Texas Hob Takes Man from Tail
and Tortures Him Con
fesses to Crime.
Dallas. Teii. May . A colored man
charged with Insulting a, white woman
was taken from the Jail at Tyler.'Smlth
County, early to-day and burned It the
The door of the Jail waa battered
down. -the Jailer overpowered, and his
keys taken from him. The man prayed
in his cell aa the mob waa battering Its
way in and protested his innocence when
he waa dragged forth.-
He was believed to have also been re
sponsible for attacks on a number of lit
tle girls ,at Tyler recently. He waa
taken to tne outskirts ot the town and
He finally confessed after torture that
he -had attacked Miss Carrie Johnson
rew r ago. .tie gave the name ot Da-
I V-M Tr-tViflr YI--1 PTta.a
m,11w ,M ;v . r;
id uavu 3rhen arrested.
onday AilJ""-r vm persons iook pare in the
""" J- v -vm ho arrests
put w iuauc - '
GERMAN AVIATOBS " .
'BLAIf TO STRIKE
FOB HIGHER- WAGES
Berlin. May S-Ths German profes
sional airman, some of whose wages are
said to be aa low ma S37.50 a month, have
unanimously 'decided to strike to-morrow
If the demand of the German Avia
tors Union for a minimum wage of ttl
monthly la not (ranted.
To-morrotfv' the Principal day of the
bis national aviation week, and a, atrlke
cf the airmen win cause Its failure.
BIG GERMAN BALLOON
DESTROYED IN STORM
SOLDIER ALSO INJURED
Leipzig. Germany. May ta. During a
squall of wind to-day the great German
dirigible balloon Parseval TI wsa torn
from her anchor and destroyed. A sol
dier on guard waa struck by the bal
loon and Injured.
The Parseval arrived to-day and. had
been anchored In an open field only an
hour before a storm blew upi ' The other
Parseval balloons were either destroyed
cr seriously damaged In accidents.
AT DES M0D7ES HOTEL,
Ds Moines, lows. May S .With her
father, who Is attending the National
Baptist Convention here, Violet Edmsnds,
former finance of Clarence Rlcheson. Is In
Dee Moines Incognito, at a family hotel.
where she has refused to aee all report
She came here with her father from the
East, starting the day before the execu
tion, and all newspaper accounts of Rich
eson's death have been kept from her.
LAEGE LIZABD; SUPOZED
TO HAVE SWALLOWED EGG
Olean. K. X- May 25. During a -violent
fit of coughing to-day-, Emma Declanan,
the young daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C
X Deckroan, expelled the body of a
large lizard from her mouth. The girl
bad been 111 for some time. Recently
she had her tonsils removed, and the
doctors believe that the cocaln used kill
ed the lizard, which must have been alive
In her stomach at the time.
About a year ago the girl attended a
picnic and drank water from a stag.
nant pool. It 1a thought that she swal
lowed the egg Ufa lizard and that
hatcned In her stomach.
t FALLS THTBTT EEET .
y ' 8N . iTBST -lilGHT
, Milwaukee. May2E-IgnaU Semovlnlak;
an amateur aviator, was hurled from his
biplane to-day, and struck head first In
the roft mud of a swamp thirty feet be
low. He was unconscious when help ar
rived, and the extent of his Injuries are
not known. Semovlnlak had never been
off the ground unUl yesterday.
He planned to fly to Milwaukee from
West AIlls. a suburb, to surprise the
crowds gathered to greet Farnum Fish,
flying from Chicago. Engine trouble
caused the accident.
MOTHEE JUMPS TWENTY
EEET TOWN AIR SHAFT
ATTEB HEE YOUNG SON
New York. May IS. The depth of a
mother's love was pathetically shown
to-day when Mrs. Mary Zlmmy leaped
twenty feet down an air shaft of the
tenement house at CS East Fourteenth
Street to reach her two-year-old son
Louis, who had fallen from the fourth
floor through the shaft Into the base
ment of the building.
'Although the woman's left leg was
t token by her frantic Jump, she crawled
to where the child lay. picked It up In
her arms, and waa fondling the limp
body when Policeman Mallon broke Into
tha baseirent The boy had a fractured
skull and internal injuries. He probably
VOICE TELLS WOMAN
TO SLASH HERSELF,
SHE TELLS DOCTORS
Worcester. Mass., May -Asserting
that she waa Impelled by a voice to
cut herself with a razor, Mabel Wilson,
an attractive woman of thirty-one years,
U at the local hospital in a serious con
dition as a result of her self-inflicted
vounds on her breast
Early to-day, Mrs. MatUe A. Stanton,
who Ues in the same house with the
Wilson woman, at SI Myrtle Street was
etartled by the cries which came from
the litter's apartments.
The woman told the doctors it the
hospital that she distinctly heard tolces
tell her to slash herself.
TWO BABIES' BANKS
Finding Intruder in Her Home)
Mrs. Knhn Helps Him, Fear
ing Bodily Harm.
Chicago. May 3. There are two of
the babies' banks on the first floor. If
you wish I will go and show them to
you." said Mrs. John C. Knhn. wits
of tha purchasing agent of the Illinois
Central Ksuroaa, to a burglar who had
Just abstracted S10 from her husband's
trousers. Mrs. Kuhn was awakened by
some one walking in the room. She
thought it was one of her children.
-Keep atill or I'll shoot" J replied a
She decided to help the burglar, tear
ing bodily harm.
"Switching on the electric lights she
showed him the Jewelry". He didn't
- "I want money."
Mrs, Kuhn tiptoed in the next room
and returned with her huiban's trous
ers. The burglar found rio. When he
demanded more Mrs. Kuhn took her
baby In her arms and went down stairs
and sot the baby's bank. Then tha
The police are sepg mm to-day.
ImBOrtant Chanae ef Schedule
and greatly Improved train service on
See time table In this paper.
Sptiktr's Managers Decide
Dispute of Factions After
An All-day Session.
BLOW TO THE NEWMANITES
Charges of Bosslsm and
After an all-day conference between
representatives of the Newman and
Costello Democratic factions, resulting
In utter disagreement on the quesUon
of which element should use the Champ
Clark emblem on Its ticket at the Dis
trict primaries to-morrow, the controv
versy was brought to an abrupt termi
nation last night by the managers ot
the Clark headquarters giving their In
dorsement to the "Costello Instructed
for Clark" ticket ,
- The decision, which the Clark man-
agera were compelled to make for fear
ef the controversy weakening tha Clark
vote and permitting one of the minor
tickets to walk struggling Newmanltes
and Costelloltes to victory, means a
signal victory for the latter forces
While the decision would apparently
carry with it utter defeat for the ticket
headed by Edwin A. Newman. Demo
cratic national committeeman, be con
tends that he will sweep the city to
morrow. "The decision will hurt Champ Clark
more than It will hurt me," said Mr.
Newman last night
Leaders Called Together.
Realizing that If some understanding
waa not reached at once concerning
which faction waa the real Clark .ele
ment It. W. Sawyer, secretarjr of the
Clark headquarters, on Friday sent let
ters -to tha" 'leaders of 'the two wings
of the party, requesting them to meet
In the New Ebbltt yesterday morning-
At 1030 o clock yesterday morning rep
resentatives of the two factions met In
the Clark headquarters.
The Newmanltes were represented by
Mr. Newman, F L. Siddons. his attor
ney; P. T. Moran, Dr Samuel E. Lewis.
Hugh F HarVey and Bernard G.
Brown. J. Fred Kelley and Wilham
McK. Clayton did not attend, although
they were Invited.
The Costello faction was represented
by Wslter J. Costello. John F Costello,
William ?. Riley. John B Colpoys. and
Dr. Hammond. Mr. Sawyer and Frank
P. Morgan, connected with the head
quarters, brought the factions together
and urged them In the interests of har
mony to reach some decision respecting
the emblem. Each faction waited for
the other to give In. with the result that
absolutely nothing was accomplished.
About 1 o'clock in the afternoon It waa
decided to separate and discuss the situ
Propose Half Vote.
Upon the suggestion ef the Clark man
agers. It was proposed to settle the con
troversy by sending twelve delegates to
the national convention In Baltimore,
each entitled to a half vote. The New
manltes considered the proposition, and
soon replied that they would accept it
on conditions that all tickets which had
been protested against by the Darr-Carr-Benton
faction as Improperly filed be
dropped out of the contest on Monday.
thus eliminating any cause whatever for
a contest by a common enemy In the city
convention or at Baltimore.
This was virtually a request for the
Coatlaned on Page Three.
AERO WIMS IN RACE
WITH FAST TRAIN
Arch Freeman Beats Boston and
Maine Express in Mile Dash.
Boston. May "S. Arch Freeman, driv
ing a biplane with George C. Parker as
passenger, beat an inbound Boston and
Maine express train across the West
Lynn marshes to-day In a mile brush.
Freeman started from Atwood Park, at
Cllftondale. flew to West Lynn at a 200
foot elevation, and circled the General
Electric river works while 7.000 employes
The express came dowq the shore
branch of the Portland Division. Free
man headed the biplane down the track.
caught up with the train, held It neckj
ana nee, ror uiree-quarters or a mile,
then passed it and came back while the
passengers came out on- the platform or
leaned from the windows to watch.
Coming back over Fairchlld Street
Freeman dropped a small United States
flag, a sponge, and. two letters.
You Do Appreciate
WHY HOT BE A
The prizes are valuable
and it only requires a min
ute of your time each, day
to win one.
S7.S0 to Atlantic City aad Return
Baltimore and. Ohio, June 1 to 3, valid
for return until Juao 10. Consult agents.
-(JLABK LEADS IN KENTUCKY.
Early Returns Favor Speaker Over
Wilson and Under -oo.
Louisville, Ky., May .A Champ Clark,
on the face of the early returns from
to-days Democratic conventions, shows
a good lead over Wilson and Underwood.
The delegates to the State convention
were Instructed for Clark by thirty-one
counties, for Underwood by two, for
Harmon by one, and Wilson one. Two
counties did not Instruct There are
IIS counties in the State.
The State convention meets In. this
city May 9 to name the Kentucky
county delegation to Baltimore.
T. R. IS DEFECTED,
Taft Claims He Already Has
Enough Votes to Nominate
Him at Chicago.
ASSAILS THE COLONEL'S
SHAM ISSUE OF BOSSES
In Whirlwind Trip, Executive Gets
the Greatest Ovation of Tour
from New Jerseyites.
Englewood, N. J.. May S. President
Taft In his whirlwind trip of Northern
New Jersey to-day hurled defiance at
the Roosevelt managers, claiming a
majority, of the national committee
aa his own. or at least he asserted a
convection' that a majority of the com
mittee is with him and that Col. Roose
velt can expect nothing from that quar
ter in Chicago. In short, incidentally
to a statement that be had 570 delegates
pledged or Instructed for him. the Presi
dent throwing out his Jaw and extending
his voice to the utmost said T repeat
that I have 570 delegates and a national
committee that will do Justice."
This Is the first time that Mr. Taft has
personally expressed in his public
speeches a claim to 'a majority of the
national committee. On this claim his
friends and lieutenants base their assur
ance that the President has the victory
even without the vote of New Jersey.
' - - .
Aaaaraaee, Defiance to T. nr
This assurance the President himself
voiced to-day as a warning3 andv a'" de
fiance to Roosevelt The claim ot vic
tory assured came in the President's ad
dress at Arlington-, N J., this morning
at the beginning of the third day of his
campaign tour of the State. He waa ask
ing the support of the large crowd on
the record of his administration.
"You will get it" cried, a voice In the
'Don't forget to vote next Tuesdar.
then." said Taft. And then turning once before, and the few who are disposed to
more to the, crowd he said "There arelunhold the rlea of res adludicata who
a great many who haven't made up their
minds, who have not given doaa atten
tion to the issues, and are not certain
how to act and are often Influenced by
what they think victory is going to be.
If there are any such here and they
want to know how the nomination la go
ing I am willing to give them such in
formation as I have. I have to-day more
than 570 delegates Instructed or Dledc-ed
to Taft for the Chicago convention. Only
SW are necessary for a choice. That gives
thirty more than the necessary points.
But I' would be glad to have the State
of New Jersey in order to add to that
figure. It Is unnecessary to my success,
but I want that figure as large aa possi
ble and that is why I have come here
to ask your support"
Crediting La Follette with thirty-six
delegates, Cummins with ten. and him
self with "more than 570," the Presi
dent continued "Mr. Roosevelt's nomi
nation Is therefore Impossible, and the
Idea he Is cultivating or which is be
ing cultivated for him. that he is al
ready In, la another of those inaccura
cltea characteristic of the campaign."
In a burst of passion at Paterson
late this afternoon President Taft
called on ex-President Roosevelt for
specifications on the charge that he Is
the candidate of apecial privilege, spe-'l
ciai interests, and the bosses. Inci
dentally the President made passing
reference to the Roosevelt-Harrlman
The Paterson demonstration was the
best that Taft has so far received in
"New Jersey. The streets through
which he passed were lined with en
thusiastic people, and the big armory
was jammed. Conunuing his address
mere, Taft said:
"Mr. Roosevelt and I are practical men:
that's what he told Brother Harrlman.
And wben a man comes and says. 'I like
your policies and am going to support
you." does Mr. Roosevelt say "We win
have a Civil Service examination to see
If you come up to the requirements be
fore I can let you support met"
Introducing Sham Isaacs.
"The truth is," cried the President sav
agely, "Mr.. Roosevelt Is Introducing a
sham Issue In the question of the rule of
the people .against the bosses. It Is an
Issue with which Presidents and Presi
dential candidates have nothing to do."
Mr. Taft said that the President has to
deal with the representatives of the dco-
ple who are sent to Washington, and that
any President wbo tried to meddle with
bosses In the separate States would be
told to mind hla business.
AH speed records went to smash during
the afternoon when the Presidential
campaign party dashed through city and
country alike, sped frequently approxi
mately sixty miles an hour.
The automobile belonging to Speaker
Thomas McCran, of the New Jersey
Mouse oi representatives, waa wrecked
outside- ot Pateison. Although hurled
from the car, the speaker was not hurt
and abandoning his car continued the
trip in anotner auto.
A little later, while the party waa
aweeping tbrougn the heavy dust of
Paterson. President Taft'a car blew out
a tire, but the damage waa repaired
within three minutes. --
Grand Deceratlon Day Exraralaa to Get
tysburg. Aatietam. aad Ten
Mar. and Return.
Baltimore and Ohio from Union Sta
tion at 1-JO a. m. May 50. L50 to Antle
Xam, .00 to Pen Mar and Gettysburg
and return. Ex-President Roosevelt will
deliver an oration at SOD p. m. on the
TO RESIGN SEAT
Vice President Makes Trip Id
Chicago on Solicitation
ILLINOIS SOLON IS ILIJ
Family and Physicians Urge Him
Not to Continue Losing
When Vice President James 3. Sher
man returns to Washington to-day front
Chicago it is expected he will bring
with him the resignation of William.
Lorimer as Senator. It was for this'
specific purpose that the Vice President
Journeyed to Chicago- Friday. This ac-
counts for the mystery surrounding the!
departure. . It was planned bo that Mr,
Sherman's visit would attract" no es4
pec'al attention, but in some way InJ
formation got abroad that he had gonaj
to Chicago, and It aa surmised
his business had to do with politics.
The Vice President undertook the trffl
reluctantly. In response to the urgen)
request of Senator Lorimers RepyolU
can colleagues, and after some of th4
Senator's friends in Chicago, whower
anxious to have him resign, had ap
pealed to Mr Sherman to use his per
sonat Influence with Senator Lorimer td
extract a resignation from him.
Success of Mission Donbtfol.
It la by no means certain that tha
Vice President's commission win be sue
cetsful. Unusual pressure has been
brought to bear on Senator Lorimer re-
cently by his family, his counsel. Judia
Hanecy. his family physician, ana ir-
political friends to Induce him to resign I
but he has persistently refused to do so.
The friends and supporters ot the Sen
ator from TUlnols ascertain that he win
be ousted from his seat Jn the Senate if
his case comes to a vote. Careful polls
that have been made ot the Senate tail
to disclose mors than forty votes In favor
ef Senator Lorimer. and he needs forty i
seven. Even the plea ot t adjudlcata
Interposed by his counsel. Judge Henecy.
has not changed the unfavorable aspect
of the case, so far as Senator Lorimer 1
There are a number cf Senators who
believe that Senator Lorimer, havln?
once been put to the defense cf his title
to his seat should not hsve been com-
nllM" tn AtrA If IhA .MMlil time But
I moit of ih mm ntrd for the Senatoa
! did not vote for the Senator before say
they csnnot vote In his favor on the
second call of the ease merely upon that;
plea without appearing to stultify them
selves as to tne general Issue.
Friends Urge Expense.
Many of Senator Larimer's persona
friends In the Senate believe that ha
should not put the Senate to further
penditure of time and money to test h's
title to his scat when the proofs are.
ample that he cannot hope to succeed.
They do not bellete that he was guilty
of any currupt methods or practices, but
they feel that the whole case Is so lden-
tilled with corruption that the seat shoulc
be declared vacant
The Lorimer case is practically the onlj
thlna- that will hold Conzrcss in sessiod
beyond the meeting of the National Con
ventions. If the Senator resigns. Con
gress will probably be able to complete
ita work and adjourn by June 11
But aside from the desire among Sena
tor Larimer's colleagues, that he tender1
his resignation, there Is another reason,
even more effective with his close friends;
and his family. Influencing them to per
auade him to quit Senator Lorimer 14
said to be a very sick man.
His physician. Dr. Slaymaker. of ChU
cago, saya that he is not only suffer
ing from a complete physical break
down, due to worry and overwork, in
cldent to the preparation ot his case, but
that he Is suffering from a persistent
bronchial trouble and cough, with an,
alarming weakreas of the heart action.
The physician has warned the family
that it Senator Lorimer Is required t
come to Washington in the near fu
ture to unoergo tne ordeal of ones
more defending hla title to his aeat that
the effects upon him may be fatal. The
Senator has replied to these suggestions
that he will fight to the finish, regardless-
of the consequences to himself.
Cost Lorimer '210,000.
The case up .to this time, it is ttatecg.
on high authority, has cost him approx
Imately $30,000. While It has been gen-,
Continued on Page Five.
Mallory Line Sustains Big Losses..
Blaze Confined to Offices.
Freight Sheds Saved.
New Tork. May 25. Fire this afternoon.'
threatened the destruction of the Msllorr
Steamahlp Company's freight and pas.
senger pier at the foot of Charles Street
North River The names gained rapid
headway and a second alarm was turn
The flames were discovered Just after
the steamship Denver had sailed. Several
steamers were tied up to the pier and
they were towed to the middle of the
Fire boats were sent to the scene to
aid the flremta. who 'were greatly ham
pered by the dense clouds of smoke.
The Are waa ccnflned-chlefly to the of
fices, and did not reach tha butlnr- nir-
where freight valued at about C00.0CO
OSM Rennd Trln to California.
Return different route. Tourist sleeping
cars personally conducted without change.
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