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VOL. XV. NO. 301.
FIRE STOPS RESCUE
Over Ihree Hundred Colliers
Lose Their Lives in Mine Ex
plosion Near Bolton.Eng.
FATHER DIES IN ATTEMPT
TO REACH HIS TWO SONS
Little Hope Is Entertained That Any
of the Employes Below the Ground
Are Alive, Though After Many
Hours cf Determined Work by Res?
cuers Two Are Taken Out.
ttty AMocittel Pte?s>
BOl.TOX, ENG., Dec. 21?More
than I"" eoUtera lest their lives today
In an explosion of the little Hultou
colliery of the Hulton Colliery Com?
pany, which is located a little dls
?.asc! outside this city.
The. explosion occurred early in the
morning, soon after the miners nad
entered the pit to begin work.
Its force was terrific and later in?
vestigation showed that the lower
passages had been blocked. HeYoic
efforts were made by rescue parties
all day long, bin a fierce tire which
followed the. explosion prevented the
rescuers from penetrating beyond -PiO
yards into the workings
All Hope Banished.
At 9:3u o'clock tonight eil the res?
cuers were called an<t a e nferenc.'
was held, at which OmciMaeenl In?
spector G-errard, the engineers sad
the mine, manager were present. In
spec'or Gerrard issued rf report after
making a descent into the pit, in
which he stated that it was im;>os
sible that any of the miners are still
alive. He added that nothing* could
be done except 'o bring up twenty
bedi. k found lying near the mo'itb.
The report was communicated to the
anxicj.s crowds around the pit month,
after which the bishop of .Manohc-t?r
conducted a touching service in the
open air and the people slowly dis?
No explana'icti ts given as to the
cause of th?. explosion, which com?
pletely wrecked the mine.
This is the second great miue dis?
aster in England this year, an explo?
sion having occurred hi the Welling?
ton ccili. rv at White Haven. Cumber?
land, on May 12. iu whkh ISf miners
Tb? explosion today resulted in the
temporary disablement of the maehin
tn> whereby 'he rag- s are lowered
nd draw:: to the surface, and it was
considerable time before the first res.
?Be party reached the bottom of the
pit. In all. th?y brought out eight
men Mill living, bu the majority ot
theee Mere in a serious condition I
trom the noxious gases. Ten bodies J
also were removed, snd twenty addi- J
* on... bedies were found partly ccv-1
ered by heavy falls of coal.
Two More Found Alive. .. j
Lo'e tonight the colliery fans were i
.star??d again and the air was fovnd
to he fairlv good. Arrangements were ^
-hen made f. r relays of re:-eu?rs to!
go into the mine every three hour* i
throughout the nighL Thwarrls mid
right tw_o mere miners wire fouud,
alive. They were terribly burn?d. R!
was announced that forty bodies bad ;
been i-clbcted at the bot'm of the,
A tlicker of hope still animates the'
rescuers that more men may be found
:>llYe. Doctor?, nurst-s and atnbu-'
lances ;:re s':il on the scene.
Aidolk the inritents was the death j
of a riicuer. who, anxious to reach
bin two sens, wbo wer" entombed. g** ;
in advance of his comrades and for- j
felted lila life from afterdamp.
The king '-a. M-ut a touching ine-s-1
s?ge of sympathy
STANDS BY THE BARGE. I
Steamer North Star Ready \o Assist
<nv A?w>rt?te<i Waase
BOSTON, MASS.. Dec 21.?In a
wtrelet-s despatch received tonight
the at earner North Sur. New York for
Portland watch at noon fodav
op the missing Consolidation Coal
Company barge No. 12. reported run?
ning Into a heavy gaV? during which
the hawser towing the barge twice ?
parted. The mest^ge said the North,
Hear was landing by the berge with j
little Chance of being ahJe to brine i'!
to Portland tonight Tho .eirfain an<i
four mewr-rs of the crew were still ]
on th? craft, but in no immediate j
Orders Lower nates on Bertne.
WASHINGTON. D. C . Der. 21 K.?i
iral order* were announced by the In?
terstate rnemwr, Commtasiot l -lav j
rxjnrlng the price heretoft^e exsc-ed j
by the Pullman Company for upper)
berths Sn ?leeplne rvr? The e*-der;
afreets the Pullman Company W? Bx i
rate* upon !>ga>er hr-the not exceeaV
fng se per eeat of the rales app.'l.o
V* ender the PnHasan r-mnenv?
tariff trpon tower berth*, which the
twwer berth rate is 21 "9 the apevr
Thanh ra'e ?bali b? Ct?d a- a rate not
to exceed II K
FLOODS CWSE FAMINE;
Many Lives Are Lost by High Waters
In China and Situation Is
rJtr A"*?"c"?'"< P*tNBSa 1
VICTORIA, It. C. Dir. H.?News
was brought by du- steamship Ay
meric today of floods that have caused
great loss of life and of a severe fa?
mine In the Anhui province of OMR a,
affecting Ms and a half million pe1
bear. Rev. O. Lohenst ur- * return?
ing mlssionsry from North Anhui.
"The floods csn-ed gieat loss . I
life. The rapid rise of water swept
awa> scores of villages, thousands of
l?ersons being drowned. A railroad
I engineer r-ported that oue of the
' bridges near there bad been ohuked
1 with bodies and ha had been linprin
| oiled two days In the upper part of a
tunnel wt lore betBg rescued by a boat?
"The situation during the winter
will !?<? terrible far worse tiiati dm
inc the fa Mite three years ago. The
i . tarving can be recUoiu-d by hundreds
[eW thousands. It.-dief eonunittees
I should be organized at. on. >.
i HER SUICIDE KILLS CHILD.
! Woman Drinks Carbolic Acid?Lies
Down With Baby.
fBy Associated Preae)
\KW ORLEANS. LA.. Dec. 21.-- Ar?
ter swallowing a large dose of car?
bolic acid oday. Mrs. Mary Kidol'ch
lay down on the bet) wdtn her lip*
pressed to those of her five-days-old
infant which I he firmly cats red in her
arms. When found, the baby was
dead a-* th(. reealt of absorbing the
fresh acid from her mother'.- lips and
Mrs. Kadolich was in a dying condi?
tion. She la said to have rptarrrlrd
with her husband la: I night.
State Law is Blamed.
I NKWAKK. N. .(.. late. 21.--Not the
I owner*, tenants, occupants or building
inspectors wer? res-|K>nsible for tlie
factory tire here of u fortnight ago in
which 2." girls lost their lives, but the
laws ot the tiate of New Jersey. Such
was the finding of a coroner's jury
I Man Arrested Charged With
Assault In Richmond
PRISONER IN WASHINGTON
; May Hcward, of Virginia's Capital
City. Alleges the Accused Also
Robbed Her. and She Brings Other
i Serious Charges Against Him.
RICHMOND. VA., Dei. 21.?Alfred
j Armstrong, who was rtcently arrest
! ed in Washington as a member of a
i "badger game" gang, has been iden
I'iflcd by Detective John Wiley and
I May Hcward as the man warned in
'this city cu a charge of trssault and
A tel?gram to this effttct has just
bei_n reteivd here. Detective Wiley,
accompanied by tbc Howard woman,
upon whom he committed 'he assault
some t'me ago, wrBt to Washington
WYdtio-diy morning, 'he woman be?
lieving frum a publisher picture rf
Armstrong that be was tffe man who
As soon as the detective reached
the capital city b'' re;x>rled b'j -nres
tnce to the chier or police in Wash?
ington, and accompasird by the
wearaa was taken to the jail when1
Arm?tn ng was -confined waittng a
hearing ov a charge of attempting to
ex ton f.*,.t.-Oi) from a wealthy Wash?
The wctnan immediately identified
Armstrong, acroidlng to the t? b gram,
diclar.ng that there was net the
slightest doubt in her mind that te
was the man wbn had asset! ed and
robbed her in Richmond.
She said that the mm bad called
cn her a number of times In the east?
ern section of this city, and had
finally made her the preposition tba
they v-onld travel together in seerca
of we;. 'hy men: that the rtat aaan
wonid be' "taken in" and would be
forcetg to "give up1* has weal h to
avoid ;. scandai
She Dec'med scheme.
The woman declares that she re?
fused to have anything to do with
any etch scheme, bat continued to
receive Arnrntrotia; *'% her boose A
few days later, she geclares. the raffr.
called on her. tied her down and
robbr-d h-r <f about SV??every ce*V
she had In the world.
She imme-iUttel? reported the case
to th- city police, hat her assaitan'
managed to elode the officers and tr'
out of town.
AraseSroag recently a^teasgeted hi
?hake 'down" rbarh-a Roeeaihal in
Washing-en. rhowiag him |?hoto
graplis tf RokenthaL for which the
waith) man agreed to par SS.SOS
Wh.-n Armstrong called for the
won.-. ho?e\er. be was peetneea
np?.n by e>tr-rtree* aad locked et>.
W MiklagSga tffl. gf course, fearee
?rst claim apoa_hlm. hat sl.mikl he
be released eaaR>r an*.- t>rr-t< x? the
brass Mat here to face the charges
tecoght by May Haward
BURIED IN DEBRIS
Three Lives are Lost and Sev?
eral Injured by Big Fire
PROPERTY LOSS MORE
THAN TWO MILLIOI
Whole Manufacturing Block cf City
Is S*ept by Flames. Which Fne
msn anrS Insurance Men Think were
of Incendijry Orig.n?Huge Build?
ings Are Rapidly Destroyed.
(By Ar^tiH-taU'C TrrbSl
CINCIVNATI, ().. Dee. 81.?A AoMfe
str?a:?s Mill phased t'itlgh upoir
th, smoke linn efrtcha of Um fin- tnat
I de-sir )>fd a l.ieirk of t'in.-innati'a man
lecturing district enny today. K?- a
pltulation tl the less in I1'?' and prop
erty shows the disaster to be larger
tban aavy of lie <?? niat' s placed di r
ing lie progress] of the conflagration.
The i ia 1 e-ount shows thai three men
1st their lives; six were injured.
oik- |h rhaps fatally, while the proie
erty loss is more than |2.800,W0, cox
?i ii I?? innuiame iei t*M) exUn m>'
The origin of tii?. blaze Is not
known, but the manner in wh'ch the
huge buiidlng burned caused beliet
by members of the fire department
and Insurance men that it was of in?
T1k* body of Charles Schwengel,
ladder man cf Fire Company No. IS,
'now is believed to be buried in th
An entire block irom Nin:h to S>c
, amore streets, to Hroadway, was
j Bwept by the flames. The firms
< biirnoel out are.:
Firms Burned 'Out.
Krijipend-rf ft O'Neal Shoe Cou
pany, southeast corner Ninth and Syc?
amore streets; Taylor Poole Leathe
Company, northeast corner Ninth and
i Sycamore sTeeta, and Hill Shoe Com
j |>any, adjoining; Twin Lock Com
I pany, adjoining Kripp? -n.fl.orf ft O'Neal
'Shoe Company on the south; Syce
? more Street Stable Company bain:
! Griess Pflicger I.iather Cjmpany;
j Victor Safe and Look Company, north
] west corner Ninth -street and Broad
j way; warehouse of the a. ft .1. Nurre
[Company, picture frsnns and mold
1 ings, Broadway, opposite- Ninth; E. t>.
! Duncan paper box lac.cry. adjoining
: the Nurre warehouse; Wilberg Bros.
; facto-y in the iear of the Xurro plant
Rapid Werk of Flames.
The fire, i: is belie ved, started in
I the tugine room of the- plant of the
j Krip.H-ndorf Company. Hardly bad
'the fire been discovered whe:i the
j flumes leaped from almost every win
jdrw mm cellar to roof. When the
! Are t>pparaUis arrived it was seen
1 that the shoe- factory was doomed
and the- fir< men turned to the work
'of trying to save adjoining buildings
They practically strroundtd the hie
with water hut i>\hsd too muon ?tart,
aide.i b? t:ie wind, and it continued
j to spread fn-ai building <? building.
ART DEALERS ARE SUED.
Covernn-ent Bringe Action Against
New Ycrk Concern,
toy Associated lTe.ee?
RBW YORK. I>ec. 51?The fed'rat
government filed nine complaiuts
her?- today against Dai MB Brothers,
the in'erratiorml art dealers, in 8
, reri's of civil forfeiture suits, regre
gaiinir approximately St;'?),?**?. The
' ani's are a txque! to the arrcrt in
'? Octe tt-r tf several m< mbcr* of the
'firm of oha'tcc* of pn,. unter, aiua
httoa of imports.
T\e goods involved are all under
sciiir?? landing decision oi the I'n.ted
' States District Conn and the defend?
ants murt flic a bond for the full
; valve, which Includes the foreign
! vahi* >, p'us cuayoiBw du'ics before
I repossessing them. Tb?- jcvvernnx nt
' h.t? the right to sue for the f- rteitore
of all goods aaM by the Doveen* and
! now !<? pofaessi'.n of Ifcdr cuite m
era. i: eluding many promm? nt mtl
llenaires. in ces?* where It is ehowu
that there wa? any defect km in 'he
payment of duties.
May Legalise Horse Racing.
.By Aiwk-jW fTraei
NArfHVII.LE. TKNN. Dee. :i An
eWort will be trade dur ng the coming
taaaahaa of tiv leaiaiatui* to legalize
hrrre re, Inz in Tennewe. placing H
wader the coo trot of a state racing
It Is nndVrsoAd. fashioner after the
Kent eck? law Coder a law pasaed
aev.ral year* ago betting on hone
was Btroh lotted I? tbke state
Schooner la Stranded
? Mr aaasOaanBaS twee.)
MCRRHEAD CITY. N C. I?re tl ?
A large feror aaaetrd BaanWBBB fa
stranded on the went aaa> of Cape
lookout ?heals ahvet flee mile* out
from ?- nt Haoeti. and he heevy raev
Baag tMe and atrofjg wind kj drivtnc
'be vewer.1 farther oa ,'n. sonata rtio
lite eovtac crew from Cane Lookont
MS'i i.l ? to -b* vtnel*
IS, VA., THURSDAY, DE
STUDENTS IN BIG RIOT.
Ort? Is Killed In Finn* With Police
and 8ever.il Injured.
'By Ansooiaiisi e reset
0OB88A, I ?.????. "'A'-An attempt l?v
the polio* today to disper.-e ? stu
drnt'k meeting in the preeiui ts cf th<*
Uni\erslt> led to a serious riot, hi
which one student wjs killtil. three
Wit ? wounded and others received
? light A'oiitul e Seven ,lejU emeu were
During the courae of the meet in-;
the puttee ree,B?s.ooB*1 ihe students to
withdraw. In answer a .hot wa< ire I
in the pit Thereupon the de-in called
u|h>ii the prefect, am* a strong de
taihmetit of police and i-oaaacka, mr
rounded the univrilty building. The
prefaefj whtta mounting the steps w.v.
greeted with a volley t>t revolver shots
from all the windows of the in-tiiu
tion. The poltdfj replied with two
voR.ys. Two hundred and thirty-fire
stndi nts were arrest eil
PrlOBE FRAUDS DCEPER.
Another Chapter |g Promised in Un?
derweights of Sugar.
'Tiy A->?'>clale.l r-rraal
WASHINGTON. I?. CL, I>ee. 21.
jt'ui'on'K experts' from the treasure
, and apeefaj agents of the dcpir'nvnt
of justice hre, now maUitig an inves
1 il-atlon which promises to Bdd an
| other ehupttr to the story of sugar
, frauds again: t tb'e government,
r An aliened a bo ?. of the BO-egJtsd
, "drawback" prirPeges, ntiasitrialty at
j >l>e iiort of New York, is under rigid
I investigation aiaOolie official drclsre?
I the revelations promise to put the
I government in position to recover
I nearly as much as It did In the tin
, ties Qflihi raset when more than $3
jPOO.Obo was )>aid to the treasury.
TAFT WILL PLAY SANTA CLAUS.
: President To Give Out 102 Turkeys
To White House Employes.
?rtv A**Hooiate<l Presm
i WASHINGTON. la C. l><c. 81.?
i President Tatt will plav Santa Clans
I in giving away Christmas tarbny* to
! all . f the; married employes about the
] While House and executive offices. iu
: eluding the policemen on duty in the
: Whit * Mouse grounds. It will r*jp.uire
102 of the holiday birds to fill Xlfhe
baskets and the money outlrAy *U
be in the neighborhood of R
Is a time honored custom r*f prii
dents 'o distribute tvf%ev* ar^Voi-dU
TO CELEBRATE 104th BIRTHDAY,
Former North Carolina Woman Has
Daughter 85 Years Old.
MONTGO.MF.RY. .VIA., Dec 21 ?
Mrs. EFthcr I) as. of Mcntgomery,
will celebrate her lnith birthday on
Christmas day. She was born tn
North Carolina on Dig Coldwater
creek. Ifccember 180?!. She has
been I nsidtnt <f Montgomery for
'forty-two y-ars and has a daughter
! who is v.*. > ? a,'- old.
NEW MEXICO ON LINE
Senate Adopts Resolution
Anent Boundary Dispute
Between States. (
WASHINGTON. D. C, Dec :1 ?
1 Complying v i-b th-. n roiauii ndation
cf iTcs.e.-g: lat: as i'*o%c>cd in a
spe< Ml message, the senste today
adopted a joint resolution nullifying
'th? aci'n t>r t.ic cor^tltu ional con
leewttoe DC New Mi aji o ha fixing the
one hundred and th.rd meridian of
i h vp.'..ac as tut- tasurn boundary oi
the prc*|ective ?tn'- mid giving the
president power, in .-onjunc ion wltu
?ht?- state r,t Texas, to i e-<vt jblti-b the
line run by J. H. Ciark, in UiS. as
the true boundary between N? w Mex?
ico and Texae.
The <it.-<pnte cf iong dt'raticu and
i grows ci.t of an err-.r made by Clark
in his effort as a tirveyor of the
govetnm-nt to mark :be one hundred
i tnd third m< ridlsn. It was intenced
the' this meridian should c. nstitnte
1 the dividing line, hut Clark pawed "
.wert cf where p should have been,
a* was devth>:Hd by anbs quem sur?
veys. ? e.l
saatebbntl anth-i sties, as wall as
those of Texas, accepted it aa aece
! rate, bot New Mexico co-aUtided Itt
rhe more eesfro traemg and 'he oa
. ? nahen to carry that
coat? ntkm in'o cgect. m h?? me*-*age
the urr?idcat pointed) out that pr p
erty in this state and reriimuiated
ond*r the rec-gBitiem of the CUrk
r. rv**-, and iirgeg thas the established
ordrr should not be dfhturt-d
Senator H'vbnrn egtcmeed the re>
. lutto-i. eontendtng that the Clark
virv y had beea mane for the purpose
of locattag tremejrt-thbn, and not for
s at es He gjffAd that not less than
S4*M8e ac- \Vwad of a valee at
an ?^'~d^^Pginv !.?-i. .md lie
he rest or* e
sat toe Foi
iCEMBLR 2?, 1910.
TO SEAT IN SENATE
j Investigating Committee ofi
! Chai HesA^inst Illinois Sen- j
ator Presents Report.
'DECLARES HIM NOT GUILTYj
I i OF CORRUPT PRACTICES
Finding* of Inquisitor? Submitted to I
Uppci Branch of CongreM 8'ys
Th.it Members of the Legislature I
Who Confetted To Rect.vmj Bribe* j
Should Not Be Believed.
<Hy AMoelatvd rress)
W.u IIINi.TON. I?. C. Deo? 21 ?Do
clailrw ab their conclusions that "t-he
title o: Mr. Lorimer to a ttat In tbe
senate baa not been shewn to be in
rilM by the Use 0| employment of
corrapi met hods or practices," tbe
COOS Mitt ee whle'h investigated < harne?
of bribery made in connection with
I tbe eUctlon <?f William Lorimer as
? wen?tot front Illinois, preaented Ha rv
I t>ort ti the senate today. Tbe report,
j which was presented by Senator liur
I rows, chairman of the committee em
j privileges and elections, was laid on
'the table, but Inastnueh as tbe report
j Is privileged it may be i.-tiled up at
I any time.
Not For Lonmer-$ Benefit.
Charges that four members of the
j Illinois legislature were bribed and
that three other members paid bribes
I arc not ignored by the committee, j
j Tb'- report decleres that those who,
confessed u> laijgf fBn bribe* should j
?act be believed, "??! that the votes ot
j those who were charged with paying
j bribes should be' counted. In relation .
i to the charge* that there was a cor
! rcpticn fund used In tbe Illinois leg?
islature and thai It was disbursed b?
tone Rol ? n E. Wilson, the report says
! that there tr no evidence that +t was
I used for the benefit of Mr. Lorimer.
Matter For the State.
! The committee suggests that any
I investigation of the use of each a
, fund should be made by the authori?
ties cf the sta'e of Illinois. The re
pyit declares turiher "that there was
no test im on} offered during the inves?
tigation which would tend. In the re?
motest degree, to Implicate Senator
Larimer in any pervoea] act of hi n>
ery <r attewpted/hrihery or corrupt
pajcrJs> s or any sort.
Th. statement of views sent to 'he
cotniii'tie by Senator Franicr, who
I w-a> .4 member of the sub-committee
whi.ii eor.-Klcied the rase, w.'s not
I fllcel wth 'be r?|iort.
j It whs xtated that Mr. Kr.'/.i>r had
I asked that it be w ithheld and that be
> should be permitted to tile a minority
rep'rt if he should dislre to do so
MR. FRAZIER BELIEVES
THERE WAS BRIBERY
I CHfCAOO, ILL. Dec. ri.-Senator
' Frazier, who was here ,oday, madt
Ihadhfte Ms statement in which he dis
seata trom the view of his eolleOffuis
: that Senator Lorimer was not beae
nte tl by ih? alleged corrupi;??? ei <- - r
j tain members of the legi-latnre. His
statt meni in pjrt is as follows:
I "Tiie lesi-lni'ire of liline is connst
;?d of members, which wen- pros
lent .md voting on the occasionN>f the
leleetion .f Senator i>.rimer. A Qoo
[mm od both houses being preheat, fa
? my cpirion he must hate reeet*eff a
j majority of all tboee present and
j votln,;, or IBS fee, to hav?. been
. ,:lect'_ j Senator Leir M r received
' 104 vetes, aar six more than neces
i sary to elecT.
"Tha testimony taken by th? cosa-'
jmlttee t tttrtW me thai ft ur member,
I of ih? legl.-ls >.' ? ?er. j*ei m<>ne> for
voting lor. or <n renseqeence ot
i having voted for Senator Intimer.
? One ?enator and three rcp'e sriitativM
'adm.tted under oath before the COM
mittee that :hey were paid aseney.
and th? admissions, and tbe farts and
?^cj-Tista^e? ? wurro-indlng the trasva
awtsOart, anliefY ?,.. that they reeeived
U as * bribe tor th? ir vo es for Sen?
"The four self-cnefeaeed bribe?
takers implicate tare., other aseaebers
of the leglsLvtore who toted lor Sea-'
a?cr Ixtrimcr aa tbe per soon who
bribed them. Tb*> testimonv aaiisBee
Me that the three alleged brtbe-gi*?r?
were cult, of that offense Ton,nr.
mind the man who bribes another as
as corrupt aa the ooe ?ho u bribed,
and by bin eon opt act of bribery hei
der.onnrsvei. the faet that he la aosje
too ^iWMt t<> receive a bribe If df-|
While the proof bs aot clear ejr|
tcaclaelve that thee- three affagve
brlb? givers were b. reserves britx-e
or rnrruptly N:Been?-?d to vote far'
Senator i/ rim. r when I tah> sanol
eeasi.litwVe their e?mipt tuedsavt
as iirit?r? of others together with all
ihe tart? and Hicn?stance* surroaad
Ina; ihl? ceee. I eaeeot briac myself
'oaervf ?Ith tbe ma) ?ri:> of th? seb
coresr.ii'e thi- their vot.-s are free
sa ?*n^r '^i^,mai0r,tr
"TIm^ three votea. aev.ed te 'be
'^IFT* w?o>ti f**< "t^-tf w^rteSefhaf^ VOVmtt *5,?"^*
mm Ultelef-fJ rix** KliiQiaUr \m^&
and h'' vote received by Senator L/>r
Im? r wa* I' -- than h majority of the]
vi ten ggge.
" \s utated abo\e. it ut w ith hesi?
tancy and i cluctatn . fust i differ w ith
my colleagues, bi:t i have felt lot
l>elled 10 do so Hftei it most careful j
and. i trust, unbiased study of tultij
"l:t view or the fact that I ganjsjgf]
to stand alone in the views hi rein ox
prtn-red. I malt*- no r<commendation:
but i lit. ask that the members vf the |
comml tee, not member* of the sub- I
committee, carefully rend .ill the tes-^
tlmcri.i tu lere forming an opinion." j
BLEWHIi BUGif I*MY;
WILL SC CO?RT M?iRTlHlD
ICharge* Are preferred Againat Major
Hcro-y C- Davis, United States
(Dy Annotate*1 Pree-o
t\ as;ii\<;tcV, i> c. Doe. 21?,
HcciniM- a nuuiiie yielded to the en?
ervating tropica] climate lu the far-oft
island of Cram and blew Ills bugle lu
a lacy fashloa, a marine officer, who
has served bis term In tropical serv?
ice atitl Just returned to the I'nlted
States, is to bt> tried by court-murNal. j
The efflcer Is Majir Henry c. Ihivls. j
tfhtted States marine corps, who area ,
In 'omtnand a: Cuam. The charge
again him l*j that he wrote a letter
to the departmeut wbicn was regard-j
cd as dis-e.. pecttui, insubordinate and j
Intemp-rnte in language toward, and I
Impugning the motives or. the com?
mandant or the marine corps, and'
prejudicial to good order and disci '
plate,'1 and also contains h statement,
which was considered untrue.
Major lhtvls suspended for three J
d-iys the marine cmcer who permit-1
trd tha bugle calls to be sounded >n I
askvnly manner, and then endotsc.l
the ofllcor'g request that the fact be
withheld from bis record. Th<- com-!
msndant of marine*- thought the
major was insubotdlnate. henco the
cctrt-martlal will me. t in Philadel
pbis. Jsuuary 4, next, and will be
head d by Rear Admiral Sampc! F. j
GRANTS WOMAN PARDON
Governor Wann Gives Freedom
to Mrs. Annie Tibbs.
ASSISI ED NEPHEW ESCAPE
Aunt Was Convicted on Charge of,
Rescuing Man in Petersburg Jail
Wha was ^waiting Trial For Big-'
amy?Gets Sentence of Six Months.
I -RICHMOND. VA.. Dee. 21.?43cr-j
ernor Mann has granted a pardon to
Mrs. Annie Tibbs, of Richmond, see- J
tenced to jail for six months :n rV-'
terslutg for having *??<?*. ?.-,< In the j
escape of her nephew, Junius A. W1I-!
Ham-on. while he was awaititivt trial
for bigamy. ^
The <a.- of Williamson *.?.- senaa-;
tlrnal. The young man w-aa charged j
w ith the murder by poison of bis see- j
ot-.d wife and with having married a
Texan, whom he deserted to return
to Vltrinta. where he took his sec?
ond wife, whom he was said to have
The dirlntrrm.nt of the body cf the
ateend .Mr.- Williamson was ordered
[ and get autopsy perlormed by Cor?
onet lay lor. cf Rkbmcnd, in which'
the stomacb of tha dead woman was
aaalyr.ed in s search for amen*-?
poiaoa. trsces of which were found.
Owlr.*.- to the feet 'hat the body
bad Urn cmbalimd before burial.
Corcner T.-ylor was not fn a poaiUoa
to say positively whether or not the
ewiaVnre* of an*?-r>ic discovered in hta
chemical analysis et the ttomach were
due to poison administered prior to
death, o- wer., the remnan s of in
I gredl. ata tarried In the embalming
Said. Mrs. William sen was aaM to
have died very auddenl* end in great
agony Her death gave every Indien
lien of havhg been brocght ahont by |
Meal such as had been tmntoyed
is making the bread eaten by Mrs.
Wlllltmsoa the day Of her de-alb. wee
kneeded In'o do.iet*. and fed to fowls
Mot the cbW-keaa die*.
Pelnrebarg. 8r<- to his a-int ?
and later went
la Vorth Carolin
l'poa brtng Jailed to Petersbnrg the
yoeag man ?a* v l> :ed by his aunt.
Mr*. Tihee. who wae saht to have
present, d him wKh sewn, win ahtctj
he -Reefed Me ewrapw.
weanaa was tried, i-ra.srted end aa*>1
tenci j to six months
?h lies sen d half ?.f this tiaae.
f:. -.-nor Maaa ? id todaj that he]
had lit-cratrd Mrs Tlbha st 'he y in
ragee*- of the trmi Jndge aad the
common wealth s attorney Mrs. Tibbs
afl RBRgra to her heanc m tarn eft/, j
RiHiaanMa le servtog a s-?j?*-nc-e ia j
tag genius wry her bhjpamy He artjfej
he tried far ??ajar at the e-*-*er*tnaa I
of his term la the pea 1
air Thursday, with slowly
ng temperature: intreaomg
idlness followed bv rain or
w late Thursday or Friday.
PRICE TWO CENTS
BURIED IN RUINS
Fighters of Flames are Caught
Under Falling Wall in
FOUR ARE KNOWN DEAD;
OTHERS EXPECTED TO DIE
Part of Big Factory Building Tumbles
Down While Laddies, on Nearby
Roofs, Contend With Raging Con?
flagration and Catches trie Men.
Some Are Alive Under Debris.
(By Associated Press)
rillt.ADKl.l'HlA. PA., Dec. Zl .?
Four hrcmen are known to be dead. .
twenty are thouRht to he buried in
the nuns end twelve others are m
hospitals as tlx- result of a Are to?
night in 'he li-itbcr factory of Pre*
landT ft C . uti to lU't) North Po
I It was first reported that Chief Ras?
ter, of the Rr?s department*, was among;
those still In the ruin ?, but while he
?ras Injured, he escap< d being carried
down I y the falling wal's.
Wall of Building .a I hi
While tho firemen were I :'itlng the
Mam s from the roofs of adjoining
dwelling bouses, the south ? Iis of
the big building crashed C 'vn <m
t.hi m At the time there at
bttsi thirty-five men on the bull f?
and all were carried down. Four
she unfortunate men were*later taki.i
sit dead. Twelve were able te ex?
tricate tbemselvea from the mass of
bricks and girders, but, it is thought
that twenty more are still la the
ruins. All of these are not dead or
seriously injured. Most of them are
able to talk with firemen who are
bending even effort tr> rescue them.
The north wall of the burned etrue
.ure ls still s'sndtBB, but it may faU
at any moment.
If a similar calamity should occur
before the men are dug cut all wilt,
be .rushed to death.
Patrick Carroll and ?leorge Sinpl
sky. of engine company No. 7. are
among the killed. These nun were
working on a ladder w hich was lean?
ing a>;alnat the south wall when It
Men Almost Froren.
More than a score of .ambulances
are at the scene of the fire- and the
doctors an- working with all their
strength in atdintr the tlr. cieu and
policemen to r-?l?*asf the unfortunttp
men. When William Glazier, one of
the firemen was rescued from beneath
tl*? debris he wat almost frasen.
Charles Krdman. another fireman
whose body wae beneath Glazier was
frozen stiff. Tbe Ice bad caked on
his face, forming a perfect mask.
John Ctrroll, a brother of Patrick Car.
roll, and Harry Deb-flst both Bre?
men, are both alive. Tbe men are
continually talking with tbe rescuers
and directing them in the removal or
l-'ai.v girders. Three hundred po
i . ii ure now endeavoring to teer
the north wall down so that l; mav
not fall in ui?on the men who a'e yet
in the ruin.
RMIROMS HAKES CLAIM
Illinois Congressman Pus.be* Investi?
gation of Traveling Expenses
of Fcrmer President.
fBv AfWcKlfit P>f.l
WASHINGTON. P C. Dec. 21.?A
detemiod fight will bo made by Rep
tiscntstlve Kainry. of Illinois, one of
tbe Democratic leaders, to bring 'he
question of former President. Roose?
velt's traveling expenses squarely be>
fore congresa. One of the stc^katoae
? r*. .f ;te Southern railway wrote Mr.
Rainev that if -\ Roosevett hsd pe?4
R>r all the tr*jBport?'ion fora'aheS
him -n h!a ord rs while he was m tbe
White House h wooed b,**e coat hjajf
175,8*? ca that lins? aicee, and dj?an
furnished Mr Rainev he* say*, ke?
eled .v en eetlaaata of $l2%VBt3 as the
amount t>-.! Mr. Kooeevele, as a ssgst
ter of rigor, owea the Peeneyrr*?!?
rail toed Mr pjetneye raeoet raaals
tion demanding informs' kxn as to all
of Mr. Roosevelt'* traveling srpthaeB
while he was president bee brcight
a t a urge cocreapoejslenee. fassna\ng
?vtLr s from a assanier et* raffle ay*
Raiaey porpoaee. fjsaved steiV
rongreas rsesi ? ew !>,?-<.
hanre the retee i leaner - rroat
ee. at beeret toe of haw rr-otstioe
hi an &K'jr?
A. Pm. Daw
'tat* dwrt** Civ*
?be keel dJah''* *>
tatwi Peagr vacate,
t. aged at peers.