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under the charge of an attendant.
-How Wedemeyer managed to
elude the attendant and jump
overboard is not told in the mes
sage: received today.
Wedemeyer was 39 years old.
He had served one term in the
House. He was .a native of Ann
Arbor, and at one time was U. S.
consul at Georgetown, British
Out of respect to Wedemeyer's
memory, the House adjourned
e arly this afternoon.
LABOR LEADERS CAN GET
OUT ON BAIL
The United States Circuit
Court of Appeals, sitting en banc,
todayjjranted a petition, for a
writ of supersedeas on behalf of
thirty-two of the thirty-three dy
namite conspiracy prisoners and
ordered their release on bail..
Bail was fixed at $10,000 for
each year of each man's sentence.
That is.. Frank M. Ryan, presi
dent of the iron workers, with his
sentence of seven years, will have
to provide $70,000bail before be
The judges who .granted the
writ were F. E. Baker, C. C. Kohl
saat and Wm. H. Seaman.
Attorneys Chester . H. Krum
and E. N Zoline argued for the
granting of the writ.
Krum attacked Judge Ander
son's rulings and charge to the
jury. Zoline said 'that the evi
dence had been vague and indef
District Attorney C. W. Miller
of Indianapolis fought the grant
ing of the writ. He said the gov
ernment wanted to keep the
union officials in jail, and also
said that if they were released on
bail, they would probably leave
The only dynamite conspirator
who will not benefit by the grant
ing of the petition is Herbert
Hockin, the double-crosser. He
wasn't included in it.
BITS OF NEWS
Omaha, Nev. Local postoffice
sold $7,000 worth of parcel post
Memphis, Term. Large epi-'
demic of meningitis throughout
New York. Body of Ambassa
dor Reid arrived today.
of senate after convening, a mark
of respect taken to memory of
late Sen. Davis, prevented re
sumption of impeachment trial of
Judge R. W. Archbold, of, com
merce court todav.
New York. G. E. Twomey,
Detroit, filed suit for $25,000
against G. C- Bakh, Ifere, alleg
ing complete alienation of his
Washington. When the in
augural parade, on March 4, es
corts Pres. Wilson to the White
House, one of the most gorgeous
Spectacles will 'be the woman's
suffrage contingent, afoot, in
floats, on horseback, all arrayed
Washington. Jan. 1 1 fixed
date for hearing on resolution in
troduced, calling for an investiga
tion into conditions in canning
industry in X. Y. state.