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Sunday Evening
EDITION
Fair and Warmer To
night, Monday Cloudy.
'NHMBEB 7706.
Yesterday's Circulation, 46,710
"WASHINGTON, SUNDAY EVENING, JANUARY 26, 1913.
Eighteen Pages
.EBIOE ONE CENT.
COLLEGE III
WILL MARCH IN
WL IR
Eight Hundred Societies Are
Now Expected to Send
Squads to Join Parade.
SPECIAL COSTUMES
FOR DELEGATIONS
Real Work of Preparing Stands
and Decorations Will Be
Started Soon.
Eight hundred colleges, universi
ties, and schools are expected to par
ticipate in the "Wilson College Men's
League section of the inaugural
parade. At least twenty men will be
in each delegation.
Early this weefc, the league will
send out 1,000 circulars of invita
tions to the branch leagues through
out the country. Estimates today
show that probably 800, of these will
respond. Special uniforms of simple
but distinctive design will be worn
by each delegation, in addition to
any college colors or special insignia
desired.
Special Costumes Designed.
Pr.unt ni n nn mil 'for the student cos
tumes worn extensively by the students
of the German universities, ine gen
eral color scheme will be green. Frank
,a ,Fox. In charge ot .headquarters here,
expects that his division will be the
largest and most unique collegiate gath-erlng-ever
held.
Indications this afternoon pointed,
quite strongly to the entire elimination
f an inuis-ural receDtion. Presldent-
m HTIHnnV jJleace. COUDled -With "his
desire for simplicity, leads Inaugural
mmni IihAi tn believe that he is In
-fact content to have the social side of
the ceremonies. slighted.
This secretly pleases many of the
loimmitiMmm for thev see therein an
opportunity to make of ihe remaining
features a most brilliant spectacle.
Heal Work Begins Soon.
The dnaugural committee expects to
have completed by the week-end all de
tails concerning stands, wires, illumina
tion and decoration. Early passage of
the Sheppard resolution is anticipated,
and then the actual work of putting up
stands and decorations will be the only
troublesome point.
Chairman M. I. Weller, of the public
comfort committee, feels that bis ef
forts to smash the "room and restau
rant trust" have been quite success
ful. Furthermore, he believes that before-
March 4 dawns he will have show n
Washingtonlans that the trust is van
quished. He further believes that this
year's inauguration, while probably the
Unrest In attendance, will be free of
the "lemon" process heretofore used by
.nnm md restaurant people.
nnHn- the week he will publish his
first list of rooms and boarding places
Many Washingtonlans, still believing
that Mr. Weller's trust busting will not
affect them, are noiaing on ior nign
prices. The listings, however, havo
been satisfactory, and Mr. Weller an
ticipates that his publicity work will
be the means of sending the delinquents
Intn the rank. His work Will tend tO
drive down price, while doing another
favor for guests in the way 01 proca
ine accommodations.
Concedes Use of Square.
Chairman W. C. Eustls. of the inaug
ural committee, forced to compromise
with the suffragettes or undergo delay
in the passage cf the Sheppard reso
lution. Is willing that they should have
the Sherman Square stand, opposite the
Treasury, for March 3.
Mr. Eustls and Chairman Hamilton,
of the legislative committee, acting on
the Senate Public Buildings and Groundt,
Committee's suggestion, have told Sec
retary of War Stlmson that they aro
not opposed to the suffragette plan for
the square. Mr. Stlmson, it is believed,
will consent to granting the use of this
reservation, and consequently the suf
fragette "rider." forcing the use of
this square, will not be Jacked onto the
Sheppard resolution-tomorrow.
Hay Lease Suffragette Stands.
The House has passed the appropria
tion measure, providing for $25,000 for
public safety and comfort during inaug
ural week. Theonly remaining inaugu
ral measure pending is the Sheppard
resolution, providing for reviewing
stands, stringing of wires and the like.
(Continued on Tenth Page.)
WEATHER REPORT. j
vnviv.nkfiT vnn the district. I
Fair and warmer tonight; Monday in-1
creasing cloudiness, J
TEMPERATURES.
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High tides, 11:08 a. m. arcH:3Z p. m.
Low tides. 5:13 a. m-xsWl 6:3S p. m.
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m TtauTTT.. 7:11 1 Sun
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Meant Well, But Didn't Count on Stork
BROCKTO, Mass, Jan. 26. During the naturalization session here
last evening a Brockton man took the stand to reply to ques
tions by Examiner Church.
"tfarrledr asked Mr. Church, curt and Incishc.
"Yes, sir," beamed the applicant.
"Any children V
"ifo."
Whereupon he rras given the papers that made him a citizen of the
United States.
Three hours later the man returned. "Please, sir," he said to Mr.
Church, "I told a He, but I didn't mean to. There's a baby down
at our house. It was born ten minutes before I took the stand."
T
Counter Revolution by Army and
Mohammedan Clergy May
Begin at Any Moment.
VIENNA, Jan. 25. Turkey has re
opened hostilities along the Chalatja
line, according to a message from Con
stantinople. A counter revolution may break out
at any time In. consequence of the
deep-seated dissatisfaction felt by the
greater part of the army, and by tho
prominent Mohammedan clergy, with
Young Turk rule.
The condition of affairs Is said to be
precarious among th etroops at Chatalja
and Golllpoli.
Enver Bey's following consists of sev
eral hundred officers who are Infatu
ated by the cry: "Liberate the holy
places!" and those very men also are
likely to turn against the Young Turks
If they do not save Adrianople.
Constantinople is practically In a
state of siege and terror reigns, accord
ing to reports received by the Balkan
delegates, and that the Young Turks
are arresting their adversaries right
and left, searching houses 'and clubs
and confiscating documents hoping to
break up the organization of the op
position. The situation of the 5,000 Italian resl
dents'of Turkey Is now regarded as so
precarious that Italy has dispatched the
cruisers San Marco and Pisa and the
gunboat Archimede, and has ordered
the Italian squadron at the islands of
URKS REOPEN IB
UPON BALKAN ALLIES
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SHJEi? na ""0aeS IO na - '"l.Tr118 ,ww,ed an 0,5wWfcwnclUalon which meant : thaVhejeusC
tMUliCBO. "J . -
A. Greek project is unoer "examination
aiming to land troops tn the Ou -&
S.tros and occudv the Gallipoli
sula. This would give to the allies
'VI
i&'jy
trol of the Turkish fortifications in (u&
Dardanelles, enabling the Greek fleet to
enter the Seea of Marmora and threaten
Constantinople.
The Greeks are pushing their military
operations in Eplrus. The army there,
numbering 60,000. is advancing against
Janlna in a semi-circle. The Greeks
have been fighting five days consecu
tively. The siege ft most difficult owing
to the mountainous nature of the dis
trict and the very narrow passes, which
are strongly fortified. The operations
have been rendered still more difficult
by the stormy weather.
TAFTlLLSiOf
L
Expected Measure Will Reach
White House for Signature
by Tomorrow Night.
President "'aft will sign the loan
shark bill patted by Congress last week.
The bill has not et reached the White
House because a session of the Senate
was not held yesterday, and thus the
President of the Senate could not sign
thp bill In open session,' as is required.
This will probably be done tomorrow
and the copy of the measure may reach
the White Tlouse for the President's
signature tomorrow night.
The protests against the hill which
have come to the President are few in
number. Two or three persons whose
names have not been made public have
asked to see tne president lieiore he
finally acts on it. These persons will
be accorded a hearing. The President
has been acquainted with the provisions
of the bill, and it Ib believed that no
arguments made by those Interested In
its defeat will change his Intention to
sign the measure.
An Important phase of this measure
is the effect it .will have on loan shark
legislation in States and municipalities
The passage of such a law In the Dis
trict of Columbia Is expected to re
awaken interest in the question and pos
sibly lead to campaigns In tliorc cities,
where the extortionate lei der has not
been the subject of attack
In contrast to the limited number of
representations made at the White
House regarding the loan shark bill la
the flood of letters, telegrams, and per
sonal calls regarding the Immigration
bill. Those Interested in this measure
seem to be about equally divided. The
President has promised hearings after
the BUI is passed by Congress. So large
is the number who desire to be heard
personally that a public hearing at the
White House may be hclu.
Crazed Man Hurls Baby
nd Mother on Stove
IAGARA FALLS, Jan. ;6.-John
IcMahon. twenty-one years old, who
lives at 3S4 Fifth street, has been de
clared insane and committed to the
Buffalo hospital.
Last night he threw his sister, Mrs.
Patrick Frawley. with an Infant in her
arms, against a hot stove. The woman
was considerably burned and the child's
fact was scorcned.
AN SHARK BILL
SLAIN MAN'S SISTER
ACCUSES HIS1IFE
Widow and Male Friend Arrest
ed on Suspicion of Murder
in Kentucky. 1 ,
CINCINNATI. Ohio, Jan. 26. Frank,
alias "Dad" Minor, and Mrs. Freda Gill,
wife of Louis Gill, who was found mur
dered at his home on Hodge street,
Newport, Ky., recently, were arrested
early today on a charge of murder by
Newport Detectives Sheeran and Cot
tingham and Patrolmen Asplln and
Hundermer and held without bond. The
arrest was made on a warrant Issued
by Police Judge Buten after Kate GUI,
a sister of the dead man, had sworn to
an affidavit charging both the wife and
Minor with the killing.
Minor and Mrs. Gill were located at
the home of Mrs. neuter, on West
Eighth street, in Newport, Ky. When
the arrest was made, it was said the
couple were getting ready to leave
town.
They were placed on separate floors
of the jail and will be kept apart until
after they are taken to court. Under
orders from Lieutenant Lleberth, Ed
ward Eppler, son of Mrs. GUI. was tak
en to police headquarters. It Is be
lieved that the boy, who is fourteen
years old, can shed some light on the
case.
Gill Had Asked For Aid.
On the night before Gill's body was
found, apparently brutally murdered,
the man had approached persona ask-
Jj)CiJthey had seen a pollcema'nlle
to his home' and make Minor leave
there. He was advised to go home, as?
he had been drinking. ' J
I,ter Minor, whose nose was bleed
lngU the time, sought the police, say
ing that Mrs. Gilt wanted an officer to
come toThe house and compel her hus
band to leave.
The next morning Mrs, Gin."- reported
that she had found her husband dead.
Bruises were found on his breast, and
Coroner DIgby, after a post-mortem
examination, found that there was a.
blood clot between the brain and skull
on the left side of the head and that
death was due to cerebral hemorrhage.
Both Minor and Mrs.- GUI claim that
they are innocent.
Suspect Has Bad Secord.
The coroner's statement that the man
died from alcoholism, delayed the po
lice somewhat, as they paid no atten
tion to the case until the blood clot
was found. Minor has served a term
of years in the Kentucky State pen
itentiary. He was a member of the
gang which assaulted Bertha Gleason
In Newport some years ago.
It is alleged that he was a frequent
visitor at the GUI home. GUI and
Minor have had numerous quarrels In
which GUI's wife is said to have taken
the side of Minor. The police think
that there was a quarrel Tuesday night
and that GUI was murdered.
His Love of Finery
Proves Boy's Undoing
NORFOLK, Jan. 2S. Sara Jones, a
nineteen-year-old boy, sporting a new
suit of clothes, a high-grade gold watch,
and several diamond rings, was arrest
ed yesterday in Princess Anne county
on the charge of robbing Joseph II
Dozier of $.500
Jones was cmploed by Dozier for
two weeks. Dozier had little faith In
banks and kept large sums of money in
his home near Great Bridge. In Norfolk
county. Jones, who Is a son of V. II
Jones, of Sith Norfolk, was given the
freedom of the plate, and It is charged
that when he npied the money he took
as much of It as he could conveniently
get In his pocket.
When arrehted lie had spent J1.I0O and
In. was dressed from head to foot in
expensive clothing. He was negotiating
for the purchase of a farm when sev
eral countv officers placed him under
arrest.
Revenue Cutter Rescues
Crew; May Save Vessel
NORFOLK. Va., Jan. S.-Bound from
Charleston, S. C. to New York with a
cargo of lumber, the schooner Thomas
"Wlnsmore Is stranded near Cape Look
out. N. '.. and Is leaking badly.
The revenue cutter Seminole took off
the Wlnsmorc's crew and Is now en
deavoring to float the schooner. It is
believed that the vessel can be saved
if fair weather can prevail for a day
or two.
Dairyman's Cows Drunk
On Juice From Silo
GARY. Ind., Jan. 26. John A. Baker,
a Wlnfleld township farmer and milk
shipper, was unable to send Ills usual
consignment of milk to his Chicago cus
tomers today.
Upon entering his barn ho found
eighteen head of Holsteln cows 1 'In-,-In
a stupor in their stalls. Investiga
tion proved that the animals on the
previous night had fed on corn fodder
from the silo, tho Juice of which had
fermented. The animals became intoxicated.
SHERIFFS KEEP
CLOSE GUARD AT
Major General May Be Jailed
First Time He Leaves,
House Tomorrow.
WIFE WILL NOT AID
UNLESS RECONCILED
Windows of Residence of Civil
War Veteran Gayly Draped
in United States Flags.
NEW YORK, Jan. 26. Sheriff Har
burger's deputies are keeping a close
watch today on the Fifth avenue
home of Maj. Gen. Daniel E. Sickle,
for whom a warrant was issued yes
terday charging the celebrated wa
veteran with misuse of funds of the
New York State monument commis
sion. The bond of the general has bees
fixed at $30,000, and unless some of
his frionds come to the rescue he
will be arrested the first time he
leaves his house tomorrow.
To Use No Force.
The sheriff announced today that he
could not enter the home on the Sab
bath, and that under no circumstances
would he order his deputies to use force
In serving the papers. The plan now Is
to wait on the outside and serve the
document when the aged warrior steps
into the street,
Mrs. Sickles has announced that she
would not come to the assistance of
her husband again, unless It was after
a complete reconciliation. The general
has, been as Arm" In "his announeemertt
j.inai. - iie - - wauiD;TiaTne. - -parish u a
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live with his wife. u',i
Ills son. Stanton Sickles, ;' Xhaa
been a stanch supporter of h oiothcr
in me controversy, is k-jping in ciose
touch wtlh thlngs'at the general's
home, and It has been hinted that' he
win see that the bond is forthcoming, if
the sheriff's men actually start to take
the aged man to the jail.
Gave Opportunity.
The shortage In the funds of the
monument commission has been known
for some time, but on account of the
advanced age of the genera, his poor
health, and the general sympathy with
him in his financial and family troubles,
the attorney general gave General
Sickles every opportunity to make the
deficiency good. The shortage origin
ally amounted to about $29,000. Stanton
Sickles, the general's son, from whom
he has ben estranged for years, paid
S6.0O6 as soon as the news of the short
age was mado public, and at the same
time the attorney general was given to
understand that Mrs. Sickles might be
expected to assist In paying the rest of
the debt. This Mrs. Sickles has been
quoted as refusing to do.
When It became known that the order
for the general's arrest was on its way
It was rumored that both Stanton Sick
les and his mother had hastened to
Join the general and had actually re
entered, for the first time in several
years, the house at No. 23 Fifth ave
nue. Had Left Town.
At the Hotel Albert, Eleventh street
and University place, where Mrs. sick
les and her son reside. It was said that
both had left town. As General sickles
has kept his house barrlpaded against
visitors, the story of the presence of
his wife and son could not be verified.
The general's home presented a holi
day appearance externally. Windows,
steps, sashes and curtains, all were
spotlessU clean, and across the
ground lloor windows were draped with
small ttllk American flags, apparently
signifying the determination of the vet
eran to j;o down with colors flying. To
all Inquirers the answer was given that
the general would not see anyone and ,
that no message could be taken to him. j
Human Chain Drags Boy
From Hole in Thin Ice
JAMESTOWN. Jan. 2ti.-Donald Leeds,
ten years old, broke through the ice on
Chautauqua lake last night and was
rescued fifteen minutes later b,v three
companions assisted by three men and
two other boys who had heard his cries
lor help. Kach of the three boys suc
ceeded In getting to Leeds but not any
of them was strung enough to pull him
out. Finally a human chain was formed
by the seven rescuers lying flat on the
Ice and Leeds was pulled out. He Is
in a critical condition.
Four Are Arrested
In Coal Theft Case
Charging that John Harvey, watch
man, and his two nephews, Benjamin
BlAml and Maxsey Tyler, drivers, all
of whom are colored, were In a com
bine whereby coal was stolen from the
Allegheny Coal Company, their em
ployers. Detectives Burllngame and
Weedon arrested the trio yesterday, and
charged them with petit larceny. Ray
mond Norwltz, a dealer In coal at First
and O streets southwest, was also ar
rested, charged with receiving stolen
goods. Ho denies the charge. Norwltz
was released on collateral. '
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"POISON PEN
WJELBER" ILL
SINCE RELEASE
Woman Accused 'of Writing,
Scurrilous Letters Claims I
Innocence in Delirium.
AR&EST RECALLS STORY
OF DISAPPOINTED LOVE
Quarrels Caused by Anonymous
Missives Which Stirred Town
Are NoW Patched Up.
HAGER8TOWN, Md., Jan. 26.
Critically ill as the result of the ac
cusations' agalnit her. Miss Anna
Zimmerman, the so-called "poison
pen writer' of Smithsburg, has been
in a semi-conscious' condition since
her release' on ball Thursday.
In a back room In the little frame
cottage in which she was born,
forty-nine .years ago', the woman,
who is charged with beihg the writer
of the scurrilous letters to prominent
citizens and their families which,
during the last seven years, have
upset the domestic felicity of Smiths
burg and Hagerstown, lies in a
comotose state.
Regaining consciousness every now
and then, she cries out in hysterical
tones, "I'm innocent! Good God! I'm
Innocent!"
Her aged father and mother look
on in dazed silence. ,
Mff?y Rcceiv teltsrs.-
-4useTT?$jrj
wItS;excltm9Hff-.3caJvciy a
man. or
woman -m1-the "village was omitted dur
ing the years that the "poison letters"
went back and forth, and now that the
blame has been laid At Miss Zimmer
man's door, many quarrels of long
standing, and many suspended friend
ships, have been patched up.
But the threats and Imprecations
heard after the arrest of Miss Zim
merman Wednesday have disappeared.
Gone, too, Is the bitterness. For, with
the -arrest of the spinster, there has
been revived an old story which tends
to show that tho actions' attributed to
her were those of a disappointed
woman.
Years ago, so the story runs, when
Miss Zimmerman was young, there was
no prettier gfrl In Washington county
than sbe. Many suitors, the' old-timers
say, flocked nightly to the little Zim
merman homestead on Main street. But
(Continued on Tenth Page.)
IN ANNAPOLIS CRYPT
Dr. Pierce, Chaplain of Senate,
Preaches Sermon at Naval
Academy Exercises.
ANNAPOLIS. Mo., Jan. 2C-In the
Ilttlng surroundings of tho splendid
chapel, the architectural crown ot the
great group of buildings In which the
ARmerlcan naval officers of the future
are being trained, the bo'Jj of John
Paul Jones, the flrst great naval fight
er of the nation, was laid away this
morning In the crypt specially prepared
to keep ot safely for all time.
In view of the elaborate ceremonies
when the body uas welcomed to this
country on July 21. 1005, and when It
was transferred to Bancroft Hall, on
April 2, the following year, tho cere
monies today were simple, but they
were In every way fitting and Impres
sive The sermon of the occasion was
preached by Dr. U. G. B. Pierce, chap
plaln of the United tSates Senate, the
tevt being, "Take Off Thy Shoes From
Oft Thy Feet, For The Place On Which
THou Standest M Hoi Ground."
The Capital of the nation was well
represented when the body of John Paul
Jones, America's flrst naval hero, was
committed to the crypt In the Annapo
lis chapel today.
Besides the Secretary of ther Navy
and Mrs. Meyer, Jules Jusserand, the
French Ambassador, members of the
House and. Senate Naval Committees,
headed by Senator Perkins of California
and Congressman Padgett of Tennessee,
Mr. and Mrs. George Vanderbllt. Col.
Robert M. Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. C.
Alexander Crawford, and the Rev.
Ulysses G. B. Pierce, chaplain of the
Senate, who delivered the memorial
sermon, went to Annapolis for the cere
mony. When the remains were brought to
the United States from France seven
years ago, thoy were taken to Annapo
lis and placed In the main corridor of
Bancroft Hall. So shabby and Inade
quate did this place seem as a final
resting "place for the "father of the
American navy" that a movement was
initiated by Colonel Thompson for the
erection of a crl'Dt or mausoleum in
the chapel of the Academy, which hud
uin juai uccu bviiiyicicu.
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LAWCXLOT JACQUES
Postmaster at Smithsbart, Who Tracts' ScarrUoas Letters.
WILSOH'S BROTHER
SEEKS SENATE JOB
.
L-wlitrr
fw- Secretary Ptaie In Up
per House.-
Joseph R. Wilson, of Nashville, news
paper man, politician, and brother of.
President-elect Woodrow Wilson. Is a
candidate for secretary of the United
States Senate. Mr. Wilson's name will
be presented to he Democratic caucus
by Luke Lea. Senator from Tennessee,
who is not only a long-time friend, ot
Mr. Wilson, but nn original supporter
of Woodrow Wilson for the Presidential
nomination.
During the late campaign Joseph R.
Wilson was attached to Democratic
national headquarters, and had an
active and Important part In the cam
paign, being regarded as the personal
representative ot his brother Jn various
relations.
In announcing that he would present
the Wilson candidacy for secretary ot
the Senate, Senator Lea, who is now
in Tennessee, telegraphed from Nash
ville as follows:
"It Is my privilege to be able to
present the name of Joseph R. Wilson,
of .Nashville, for the office of secretary
of the United States Senate. Mr. Wil
son is a newspaperman of many years
experience, a man of the highest integ
rity and broad ability.
"In his circle of devoted friends he
has displayed those same sterling quali
ties that have placed his brother at
the head of our national affairs. His
election will reflect credit upon the Sen
ate and will be a fitting recognition ot
his' splendid work at national head
quarters during the national campaign."
Hotel Fire Drives
Out Thousand Women
CHICAGO. Jan. 55. Guests in the
Graves Hotel. E South Wabash avenue,
fled to the street early today when Are
attacked the Italia Pellegrlna restau
rant on the first floor of the building.
Store than a thousand women employ
ed by the Congress Hoiel, housed In
the four-story building to the south,
fled the flames, many In scant attire.
The employes went to the Congress
Hotel, a short distance away, wnere
they were cared for. Guests at the
Congress and Auditorium hotels wcru
aroused by the sounds of the Are gongs,
but were reassured by the manage
ments of the hotels that there was no
danger. The flre was soon under con
trol. Eleven Americans
Slain in Uprising
MANILA. P. I.. Jan. M. According to
a wireless message received In this city
yentcrday fromiSamboango.Capt. Patrick
McNally. of the Philippine Scouts, three
of his lieutenants and seven privates
were killed by Moro tribesmen In an
encounter in Jolo. and fourteen were
wounded by bullets and bolos.
Although no details of the fighting
have so far been received, the general
opinion here Is that McNally force was
attacked while at mess, probably at
early dawn, and cut to pieces before
the men had a chance to get to their
guns.
Aged Suitor Shoots Girl
And Boy, Kills Self
NASHVILLE. Tenn., Jan. li At
Columbia. Tenn., hear here, Peter
Hanoway. aged fifty-five, is dead and
Rufus Hurt, twenty-three, is mortally
wounded; while Bessie Hurt .twenty. Is
dangerously wounded as a result of
Hanoway firing at the young couple on
Main street and then sending a bullet I celved a sliver medal from King Gus
through his brain. Insane Jealously is I tsv of Sweden In token of his good
said to have been th causa, I msrkmanship.
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THREE FIREMEN DIE
WHEN MALL
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Hanging Five MirrutM;Frora
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Gutto on lurnmg Btftiwif
.EAST ST. LOUIS, I1L, Jan.. 6 Three
firemen were killed and a fourth nar
rowly escaped 'death while fighting a;flre
which destroyed the bis; Commercial
building, on Colllnsvllle avenue, early
today. The loaa Is tSeee.
The dead are Lieut. John Connors,
Plpeman Fred Ford, and PIperaah
Joseph Cronels.
All were members of engine company
No. I, ot ' East St. Louis, and were
caught beneath a stairway leading to
the basement Of the building, "where they
were suffocated.
Sidney Johnson, another plpeman of
the same company, ,waa standing on the
roof of the building when a portion of
iteavedin. He leaped and'barely'saved
himself y catching on a gutter, at the
comer of the building. 'After hanging
five minutes he was rescued.'.
The destroyed. hulld'Pjr.was located In
the center of the business district, and
engines were brought across from St.
Louis. ' " '
T
House Colleagues Hold Special
Session in Honor of. Late
New York Member.
Colleagues of the late Congressman
George R. Malby. of New York, gath
ered at a special session of the House!
toda to nav tribute to his memorv
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puDiican. out nis lornier associate, re
gardless of political faith, united today
In praising his courage of convictions,
his fidelity to public duty, and his char
acter as a citizen.
Congressman Fitzgerald, chairman of
the Appropriations Committee, of which
Mr. Malby was a member, said:
"When he was assigned to this com
mittee years ago I marveled at the
time at the Information he had accumu
lated on public questions, and I learned
to respect from the beginning his sound
judgment and his warm-hearted and
liberal nature.
"Mr. Malby was strong In his convic
tions, and, while I differed from him
politically. I admired the sincere man
ner In which he upheld hl- beliefs. He
was a strong man. he was not Mm d,
but he was never offensive in his views.
No fear of public clamor ever moved
him to do what he did not consider as
right,"
Others who delivered eulogies upon
the life and character of the late Con
gressman from New York were Con
gressmen Merrltt. the successor to Mr.
Malby; Taylor, of Ohio, and Talcott.
Falrchlld and Mott. of New York. For
mer Speaker Cannon and Congressman
8ercno E. Payne obtained permission to
insert in the Record their tributes to
their late colleague.
Gets Medal From King.
Lieut. .Albert S. Jones, of the National
Rlfla Association, who "was captain of
one of the American rifle teams at the
Olympic games last summer, has re
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HALBY'S II
RIOTERS PLAN
10 RENEWFICHT
AT
:Pofcc
Nmtvh CaJW Dawn
Town ioPkwYwkifi Effort
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to Qutf.Waitfrs.
N0N-UW0N MEN
RUSHED IHT0 CITY.
Ubtf LMHfers DHltre 12,000
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NBW YORK; Jat 3. Fallowing a1
alfkt aa4 day of rietlag, betel aurf
( rMtaaraat bl ar today uSdmg -:
tm prectttteas for ta battle ex-.
'pected teBjgkt wfcea Uw striates;
waiter reaew tbeir destoMtratfoM.,
Ib addlttoa to tie gaarda eoplojaa'
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07 tae oetei men o protect, hw
wfadewa, all available peUcestea Im
Uw city have bees called Into the
dewatowa sectkm -;te;ald lafbd
lac the rioters.
Altfcoafk some of the; i striken
were arrested aad seateJwef. t the'
workhofwe- the leaders of the wait
ers declare that aethteffCoaa how"
I HOTELS
stop the success of their meTementjl J
wairmt i .uin vemhv. ,.-
Another meeting, will be heHJiialOt
at the strikers" haieartja,wne
many of the teaUaators wMUwMfer and
deeida en farther ftettokTMy.lnsist-
dtaaay.Ute.-ltlfcttnton..watisrs i
la tks cky;tSja?e new. est as is. tb
afaeasy seefceht TBeyJwtye seat Hrt -
and west rer reenwa a taey- er
that, la case' or-a'iceierar' waUteat.
they' win 'be able to air every ptfceT
At the- various dining room there
was apparently no diminution of pa
tronage today. The reserves oa duty-;
about the Waldorf., Knickerbocker, the
Astor and, the Rltx. and other promi
nent hostelrles insured safety for both .
the ne wwsiters and patrons.
PsHce Kest Bssy. ..
Striking hotel, waiters and cooks ea
gaged in rioting at several hotels last
night, with the result that wtadews
were smashed and five strikers-were ar
rested. At oneor two points the po
lice were compelled to use their night
sticks, to intimidate the crowds, aad
order was soon restored. a '
The strikers made a demonstration be
fore the Watdorf-Astoris, where eae
window was broken. The police dreve
away the crowd of strikers, who then
went to the Vanderbllt Hotel, where
they shouted and Jeered and then pro
ceeded to the Belmont and Rlu-Carl-ton.
A crowd of strikers appeared at the
Lafayette Hotel. Ninth street aad Uni
versity place, and several stones were
"thrown through the windows. Eight
waiters Joined the strikers, who thea
went away. Several windows- were
broken and two arrests were made.
One man was arrested at the Knic
kerbocker Hotel for impersonating a po
liceman. -
PITTSBURGH. Pa.. Jan. Z8. Elfht
men were injured In a riot last: night,
at Rankin, brought about by strikers
at the plant of American Steel and
Wire Company. Nearly, every member
of the police force was injured .while
strikers were cut and bruised.
Eight other members ot the Rankin
police force received cuts and bruises
while fighting the men.
Over one hundred shots were fired.
' ana ills saia anumoer ot sinaers wb
Injured by the bullets mat was spmiea
away oy tneir xnenas.
Ettor in Chicago
To Organize Waiters
For Expected Strike
CHICAGO. I1L. Jan. ax-Joseph-J. Et
tor. leader of the Lawrence strike an
recently acquitted on a "murder charge
arising from the industrial disturbances
at the woolen mills, arrived In Chicago
today to organize 8.000 waiters, prelim
inary to a fight against the hotel keep
ers and cafe proprietors.
Robbers Kill Butcher
Who Defended Money
PITTSBURGH. Pa.. Jan. .-George
Hlmtng. sixty-eight, a butcher, was
shot by two robbers last evening while
persons were passing up and down In
front of the shop. The bandits have
eluded capture.
Two men entered the shop and com
manded Hlrnlng to throw up his bands.
Instead, he is said to have reached for
a clever, but before he could get It. one
of the men fired. " The bullet pierced
the heart and Hlrnlng died in tweaty
minutes. The two men ran from the
shop, knocking down William Robbins.
who was passing. George, son of the
victim, chased the men but lost taem
when they separated.
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