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;n 5SKTc-^xDwT?m WHOLE NUMBER 19,129.
RICHMOND, VA., SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1912.
THE WBATHKH TO JAT-PA. PRICE TWO CENTBL
TOBUILDY.W.G.A.
OK FIFTH STREET
Board Trades "Mount
Venion "for Home of
Dr. Hugh M. Taylor.
MUST BE RATIFIED
BY ASSOCIATION
Property Transfer, When For?
mally Approved, Will Enable
Building Committee to Award
Contract So That Construc?
tion May Begin Not Later
Than November i.
n became known yesterday alter a
meeting o: the board or director* that
the Young Women's Christian Asso?
ciation has virtually closed a deal
whereby the property owned by the
association on the southwest corner ot
Franklin end Third Streets is to be
trsded (or the lot at ? North FlXth
Street, now owned by Hush M. Taylor.
Xf this transaction is carried through,
as appears certain, the new home of
the Young Woman's Christian Asso?
ciation, for which a building fund was
tubscrlbed lest year, wiil be erected on
Fifth Street Instead of Franklin.
Berore the transfer can take place,
a meeting of the association as a whole
must be held to ratify the action of the
board, and such a meeting has been
? ailed for October 22. The board was
unanimous in spproving the building
committees decision that the Fifth
Street property is a much more desir?
able site for the new building than
that now occupied by the Mount Ver
con. Dr. Taylor'a lot. measuring eighty
feet on Fifth Street with a depth of
110 feet. Is better suited to the require?
ments than the Franklin Street loca?
tion, which has a frontage on Franklin
of only fifty-two feet and a depth of
150 feet. In the exchange. Dr. Taylor
will pay the association a bonus of 92.
000.
May Bsgls Work November L.
As the ratlfcation of this deal by
the association la assured, the build?
ing committee is making preparations
to begin censtruction work about No?
vember 1. Before that time. Nolan A
Baskerrille, architects, must modify
the tnntstlve plans for the building
that was to have been erected at Tblrd
and Franklin 8treets. The architects
ran round out their plans In detail,
while the contractor who buys the
present house on the Fifth Street aito
Is demolishing it. Dr. Taylor's old
residence is unoccupied, and tbo asso?
ciation ean take possession the minute
the papers making the transfer legal
are Signed.
There hsa been rome dissatisfaction
with the Mount Vernon looation as a
home for the Toung Women's Christian
Association for more than one reason,
and the building committee began to
look around for more suitable property
rs soon as It developed that possession
could not be obtained for a year. The
present occupant of the house has a
lease which will not expire until the
rail of 1913. and the association did not
feel financially able to buy the lease,
SSda if this could have been arranged.
Feemd Hagar Bel* tie*.
From the very'nature of the pur?
pose for yhich the structure was des?
tined, the building committee felt It?
self limited to the area between
Broad and Casg Streets and Adams
*nd Sixth Street in the search tor a
site. Finally it was learned that Dr.
Taylor's home was on the market and
consultation between the committee
and the architects and the owner re
salted In a tentative agreement to
trade. Messrs. Nolan and Baskervllle
were confident that a ver;.- fine build?
ing, for probably less money, could
l>e erected on Fifth Street, and the
< omralttee promptly called a meeting
of the directors.
When the plan was laid before the
directors yesterday afternoon at the
meeting In the chapel of the Presby?
terian Publishing House, it received
prompt approval. It was first thought
that the proper alley exits could not
be obtained for the Fifth Street build?
ing, but it was found upon examina?
tion that a right of way for an alley
opening on Fourth Street could ho
had. There ia already a blind alley
On the northern line of the property.
There seems no doubt that the neces?
sary ratification from the association
will be forthcoming. '
SUadj Owe Tear bfewee.
While tha plans of the association
were so unsettled It waa of course
v? possible t* award the contract, but
the committee has been making In
rentlgatloas and will he able to r#
easasj bids and make the award with?
in a few weeks after the transfer is
made. If work is begun oa tk* ui d
mg November 1. It should be ready
for occupation by the fail of ISIS. Un?
til the architects complete the modi
fed plans, the exact cost of the new
home can not be known. It Is esti?
mated. howoTor. that a building on
Fifth Street win cost in the neigh?
borhood of It*,***.
Report was made ?o th* board of
directors that th* building to house
the boarding department of tbo Toung
v emens Christian Association, bow
under coast ruction oa Cary Street, be?
tween Adams snd Jefferson, will bo
ready for ose February 7. IMS. This
structure will coat I2?.s*e and will be
r-nerated In conjunction with the build?
ing on Fifth Btr?C
? ******** t ?Tratte* t asBtaa
The monthly meeting of the board
afl directors has boss postponed until
is-totier IS In order that the director*
may confer with Miss Brooks, tk* T.
W, C A Hatesaal Secretary of Co*
^entloas. In isasjil to the Biennial
? >n vent ion of .be Vatjoaal Young
w..men's Christian Associate**, which
is to b* held In Ytlehmond daring the
month *f April. The national r**
v'ntlon of two v**rs ago was held
tn Indianapolis, tt M particularly ?p
proprio?* that worker* from every
section of tag country shea 14 gather
I* ftli **?*?< st tk* tha* wbea tk*
l?ea? BBBBftSllan at sushi pg sven gi?
gantic stride* and ssarklag Its pr*
stroso with th* oswsmterteon *f two
TRAIN IS HELD UP
|Taree lM*n Blew Mi and
te MvuUlu.
fort Smith, Ark.. October 4,?Three
masked men bold up aad robbed
northbound Kansas City Southern paa?
render train No. 4 three mils* aorth
of Poteau. Okie., to-night, and
after opening two sates la the express
car with nitroglycerine escaped with
a large quantity of loot. Including
registered maU
The train was brought to a halt near
, Poteau by tbe application of the air ,
I brake* Simultaneously, two of the ,
robbers made their appearance la the I
express and baggage car. forced tbe
express messenger, baggageman and
conductor behind a pile of trunks and
applied their explos've to the safes,
while the third bandit stood guard
outside the car. When entrance was
forced to the safes the men gathered
the valuables in a gunny sack, and
after intimidating the clerks In the
mall car. added all the registered mail
I in sight to their loot.
They eseaped to the mountains.
I senger? were not molested
Admit Heavy Lena.
Port Smith, Arle. October 4?Local
railroad officials admitted to-night
that Kansas City-Southern passenger
train N >. 4. which was robbed near
Poteau. Okla.. carried a large sum of
money, but refused to give figures. It
is* said a money package In the express
csr contained 15.000 being sbtpped to
1 a bank in Heavener. Okla. The train
j usually carries the monthly receipts of
jAbe company's offices to Kansas City.
GULF OF MEXICO TO BLAME
Willis Moore Says It Is the Canee ef
Indianapolls. Ind.. October 4.?The
fourth National Conservation Congress,
after a four-day meeting here, ad?
journed late to-day. Invitations were ,
received from Knoxville, Tenn., and
Chauta-jqua. N.T.. for the fifth meet?
ing of the rr.agrees. The selection,
however, was left .to the executive 1
committee
Resolutions reported placed special ,
emphasis upon the conservation of
human life through better health con- j
dltlons and eugenics.
Professor Willis L. Moore. Chief of
the United States Weather Bureau,
spoke to-day on "The Story of the Air.'*
"As long as we have the Gulf of
Mexico to the south of us." said Mr.
Moore, "we shall have flooda The
warm air coming up from the Gulf
meets the cooler air from the north,
causing condensation and rain. There- <
In lies the cause of floods, and the
forests, rather the lack of forests, has
nothing to do with it"
Governor H. S. Hadley, of Missouri, j
scheduled to speak, did not arrive.
GOOD ROADS DISCUSSED
Beet Hlaavvay for Modem CsndHlsns
Tet to Be Pi In ?laid.
Atlantic City, X. J.. October 4.?The
American Road Congress to-day dis?
cussed the desrtructiveness of automo?
biles and the use of asphalt bindere,
trap rock and gravel for road con?
struction, aad reached a tacit agree
j me.it that the economical and durable
road best qualified to meet modern
traffic conditions was yet to be de?
termined from the experiments now
being competitively made everywhere.
Highway Commissioner James H.
McDonald., of Connecticut, referred to
the general outcry against the "de?
structive force of the automobile," aad
said the greatest destructive force in
tbe United States, so fax as roads were
concerned, ?ras not the automobile,
but wrong construction.
The American Association Cor High?
way Improvement ejected L. W. Page,
director of public reads of the United
States, as its president, end as Its
vice president. W. W. Plnssy. president
of tbe Southern Railway. |
TERROR REIGNS IN TAMPA
Elgbt People Msvdesed and Twenty- j
One Fires Started.
Tampa. Fla.. October 4.?The reign
of terror caused by the assassination.
of seven other persons in the past two i
weeks, was marked by the death of ]
Estados Canddk. a storekeeper, to?
night, who was shot while sitting 'n
front of his store. The slayer is be?
lieved to be a demented negro, who \
has been writing letters to the police j
boastin*- of the crimes.
Viola Denford, a white woman, who
was shot last n'ght while sitting in ;
i her house in tbe restricted district. :
! died early to-day. The other victims
' were Mrs. Juan Rodriguez, a white ,
woman and five negro women.
According to tbe police, the hand- 1
writing the letters boasting of the i
?murders is the same as tn letters
threatening to burn up the town re?
cently. After the receipt of the letter
twenty-one fires were started within
three days.
FATAL WRECK ON SOUTHERN
Killed ?ad Tsrree Atbers
tntsa-edW
Cornelia, Oa. o?tob*- 4 -Two train?
men were killed and three others
slightly Injured by the derall-nerit
early to-day at Kitchens Siding of
Southern Railway passenger train No.
43. en route from Washington to At?
lanta. None of the passengers was
hart The dead:
Jake Coetner. engineer. Atlanta.
Ed frmpson. negro flrenshn. Atlanta.
Tbe Injured Include A B. Oilmore.
express messenger. Washington, and
J. H. Powers, mail clerk. Central. .?. C.
The engine and tbe rnslT and express
cars turned orer but tbe roaches and
sleepers did not leave the tracks
Physicians were rushed to tbe seen*
from Cornelia. The pessenser* were
transferred to a special train made
. up at Buford The main Tin? was
I blocked for several hours, delaving
' fast trains In both directions.
ROOSEVELT SCOREO
Wanken gsrye Bh? s>esdd Be Jeder? ay
Harrisburg. Pa.. October 4.?Gover?
nor Thomas R. Marshall, of Tndlana.
Democrat!r vloe-pr-wrd-nliel nomine*,
declared here to-night that althemrh
Theodor? Roosevelt bad been In the
White Hau?* seven and a half years,
be had pever done anything far this
relief of the American people, and In
the -omlng election he should be
Judced by the past, not by what he
promised Roosevelt was scored time
and again nT th* Governor, who spoke
on the economic system In this eosm
try and said that If people eomplefned
of gaaahsm. rt was their own fault he.
cause they d'd net riee and depose
them
Tb* egndldste was greeted hy a pa?
red* nf Democratic riebe apoa hie
arrival.
LITTLE PR06RESS MADE
_<rf y trSdaast^
. Aog ista. Ga . f>rtr>brr ?. -Apparent!*
1 little progress toward mediation ?f
the differ* ?res between lb* Oeorr'e
Railroad and Its striking tr?mm*n was
mad* br r*r Charles V NefU here to?
day Three eon fee* ore* w*re held
wr?b earh nlde. bnt the results were
n"t announced.
_ Paseerteer ?T?b? rontlnawd te-dev
hat efforts to start fr*??ht trains wssi
fhorhed. A train started fror? AsT
atets this morning- and was held nn
a few mile* set. etat at the Point ?V
rwvolven. tbr rrre Wire f,4?j ^ t.|T
0 s4dtug. where ihr, resjMlacd,
SETTLE QUESTION
IY MEMS OF WIR
_
I Turkey Seems Deter?
mined on Hostilities
in the Balkans.
PEACE WITH ITALY
CHANGES ATTITUDE
Hands Freed From Conflict With
Great Power, Porte Now Can
Take Up Lesser Quarrels.
Diplomacy Still Hopeful of
Finding Basis for Amica?
ble Adjustment
Peace Pact Signed
Leadea. Of??? 4.?A treaty at
peace hetws* Italy aap Taraey
was algae* at Oaeay. Swttaerlaaa,
last night. eerer*l*g t* a aawa
apreary dispatch BB***aa*l aar* fr?at
i London. October 4.?A more hopeful
? feeling prevailed to-day concerning
I the Balkan situation, for diplomacy.
I which la peeking tor peace, ha* made
I some progreas toward a solution of to*
i crisis. The arrival of the news that
I the power?? bad reached a complete
; agreement and that the Balkan state*
; had modified their demands was, how
1 ever, simultaneous with further reports
I of fighting on the frontiers.
The persistent reports that Turkey
and Italy had arranged peace are be?
lieved to have had some influence on
the Servian, Bulgarian, Montenegrin
and Greek allies, who. it is assumed,
will not be so anxious to tackle Tur?
key when she Is free from the embar?
rassment of a war with a great power.
: In this connection, it is now announced
I by the Bulgarian legation here that
j Bulgaria* demand Is tor Macedonian
[ autonomy under the surveillance of the
! powers, similar to that existing in Crete,
j The original demand was for complete
! autonomy for all the Turkish provinces
i in Europe. Turkey., on the other hand.
; has become less docile. With her hands
i virtually free from the Italian war
'and her people united in patriotic fer
1 vor to defend their fatherland, she
> appears bent on settling the Balkan
, question one* for ?11 by means of war.
J ThJ* ?xpjain* th* frewnauoy of the
J visits of the Turkish ambassador to
the British Foreign Office, where he
i was summoned yesterday and again
1 to-day and had long conferences with
?Sir Edward Orey. the British Secretary
of State for Foreign Affairs.
The Ottoman government also has |
j taken further warlike steps, such as j
j the suspension of railway communica?
tion with Servia and the concentre
I don of troops on the frontier. It has |
instituted a censorship on telegrams,
official and otherwise
The arm es of the Balkan States, es?
pecially those out of reach of the
capitals, sre proceeding to their al
loted Laaea. and it was reported this '
afternoon that a Bulgarian detachment !
had been seen at a po'nt north of |
Adrianople. where it might at any mo- i
'ment com* into touch with part of the j
j Turkish army. I
Wire* Reticent.
The wire* from the Near Eastern,
capitals to-night were somewhat oml- {
noualy reticent or altogether silent.
A brief dlapatch announcing that rail- ]
way traffic had been stopped between \
; Constantinople snd Mustappa Pasha
and Dodgeaghatach and confirmation,
of the news that Bulgarians had crossed j
i the Turkish fryntier was practically all
the Information of a military nature1
! received in London to-day. and shows
! that the telegraphic censorship is ?c
i tire.
On* hopeful sign, however, is the
! fact that diplomat! - relations remain
j unbroken, and apparently no ultimatum
i has been delivered or a declsratJon of
war made. Therefore diplomacy still
' has time la act in the interests of
' peace.
i At present the Fluropean negotiations
j looking to peace arc centred in Paris,
i but It still seems to be undecided
! whether action in this direction shall
j he taken by a concert of the European
i powers as a whole or by Austria and
I Russia as the representatives of Eu
: rope. It !s believed difficulty Is being
found In reconciling the views >f tho
situation held by Austria and Russia.
; and although * more nopefi! opinion
1 of averting war prevailed to-day. it
j is thought that unless the powers art
promptly It may be t?" late to prevent
' an explosion
j There- is a strong feeling 1n f instsn
Itinople that Tnrkey should BBSS an ul?
timatum of h-r own. instead of walt
. log for fervia. Bulgaria. Montenegro
j and Greece to send on* to her. ssy* a
J dtapateh to the flatly Chronicle from
j the Turkish capital. The same eorre
? spondent ears there -r? rumors In Con?
stant in *ole that I.*** Greeks have in
I vaded Turkish territory, that Folg*
! rtan band? are invading Macedonia and
' committing dynamite o-rtrages. and
1 that Servian hands la'Wovlpes are <-om
; milting atrocities.
"It HI believ-d her. " continues the
i correspondent, "thai Bulgaria *U1 make
the anniversary of her Independence
:Saturday by declaring w*r."
PTees Ordere*" e* lersst.
linden. October ? The British
! Mediterranean fleet was ordered to-dar
!to proceed to le?vant ?>-ordln* to a
pews agepey glepateli from Gibraltar.
The ernlser We*a?outb <nr<med1stely
left *t foil Bp ?er! for ?:ids ?>'. on the
[north coast of Crete
Fr6HT DUEL IN ROAD
Kersbaw. g r Oetober I - Bd?
Gregory hi dead and tdirer M Watson
fatally woanoed as the result of a
reotol 4ae] I* the road pear h-re t?
Sar. The fwo wren iget In I. aggie*, sod
Whep ?ke Wheel* of the eeV.-le. be
came harked book began to shoot at
ebaps santas. ft is saht that s fend
had estate* bptwuw the fwo for rear*
Ores*** ?PS* Swot thr**gh the he*d
and leafawtrr bitted Waran* ?s wo*nd
e* in ?be left T*rg. and kss little
cAsae* t* recov er, . ,
Taft and Roosevelt Fare
Badiy at Hands of
Governor.
ITHEIR RECORDS
HELD UP TO LIGHT
Democratic Candidate Declares
Party Now Is Out of Bondage
and Prepared to Remedy
Public Ills?Everywhere
He Goes Great Crowds
Greet Him.
I Chicago, October 4.?Six aet speeches
1 were made by Governor Wilson to-day
! between Indianapolis and Chicago. In
i which he attacked his opponents, point
| ed out the evils of courts and the tariff
j as he viewed them, re-viewed labor con
; ditions and declared that the Democra?
tic party is out of bondage and pre?
pared to remedy public ills.
It was a strenuous day for the Dem?
ocratic presidential candidate, and ax*
I ter two hours here with Secretary
j Joseph E. Davies. of the national com?
mittee, and others, he left for Omaha
and Lincoln, Neb. At tbe latter place
he will meet William J. Bryan to?
morrow.
Crowds Everywhere.
Crowds greeted tbe Governor every?
where. As most of the meetings were
held out of doors, the nominee had to
strain bis voice to reach the outer
fringe of the mass of people wbo
i spread out on all sides of improvised
platforms. At Kokomo, Ind., be crltl
clced Mr. Taft and Mr. Roosevelt along
the lines he followed in his Indianapolis
speech of the preceding night, saying
they had 'presided over the very pro
i cesses that had got the country^ into
trouble.
"No man in the United States waa
never more trusted than tbe leader of
the third party during the seven and a
half years that he was President." Mr.
Wilson said. "It is possible tbst he
has just discovered the deep needs of
humanity. It is possible that he now.
for the first time, sees that he was led
seven and a half yearn durinc which
he could have led tbe American people
to any triumph or reform to which he
had chosen to lead them? When T look at
these two parties I look at the top of
them, and I don't see any more pros?
pect in the one direction than in the
other."* j
At Plymouth. Ind., the Governor said:
"I have been much interested as I
have traveled about, particularly In
this State, to notice certain posters
everywhere with a handsome picture
I of Mr. Taft in the middle, and there
j on tbe other side a discourse about
i the high cost of living, with the In
! teresting and measurably true state
j ment that the cost of living has ln
i creased everywhere In the world, it
[ has. But the Interesting circumstance
1 is that it had Increased much faster
in tbe United States than anywhere
; else, and that in most low tariff coun
l trlea it has hardly increased at ail."
Hears They Are Free Agents.
' When I was told that I was going
! to speak at Gary. Ind.. said the Gov
I ernor at that place, *T said 1 thought
j that the United States Steei Corpora
' tion was all for the thirt party and 1
? was told that made no difference: that
' the men employed by the United States
I Steel Corporation were f-^e Amer'cans.
j twenty-one years old. and they knew
J how to take care of th.-mse'vvs.
?T want to ask the people in Gary
if it is tbelr observation that the em?
ployes of the United states Steel Cor?
poration are better paid than the aver?
age of employes In the I'nltde States?
The whol. country knows that where
' ever it has business it depresses wages
to the lowest leve". Now the United
States Steel forporatlon <1 use It es
an example I ecaose you know about
it: I have no sn*>?-iel animoue against
the United State? Stee| Corporation?
if yon manufactured wool here I would
talk to yon about wool i, |? one of tb<
chief beneficiaries, of tbe tarlg. and
you have been told ever since yon can
r-member that lb- tariff meant ht?h> r
vi ages to you. I d" not have to prove
to this a'tdlencr that that is a place
nf r-'inconv^e."
Frvewd of Ovwnsnkted labor.
Plymouth. Ind.. October 4 ?Governor
' Wilson talked about labor conditions
here this afternoon, arguing that the
Democratic party alone had supported
and aimed to assist organized labor.
Governor Wilson said at Peru: "As
we -am. along In the train just now
there are ?om- young frjends ?f mine
a- ron.panylng nie who. perhaps. I
should say Indlwreet enough to spread
Wi|s??n buttons hf"?i<-?si from the
train ms we were moving along, and 1
was ?triwh by tnr remark of one man
fo sj bom a bntton was thrown; s*
much Strock by It that It has stuck
in my mind. He said. T have no use
for that. 1 am a work*namen.'
"Now. whst can be have meant? Be
?-?a*"- It went very straight to the
h?-?rt of a Democrat !?? candidate to
lim? s men say he did not want a
i?emo?-ratie- button Insaaajaa he waa a
workingmsn. If na? <-on>*- to n pretty
pars in the United .?t?te? if tbe party
that hes always prid?d Itsrlf on being
the party of the common people Is now
to he rejected bv Sey n>?enh*r of the
most enormen? party of |lie United
.?rate? Reraawe often I beard a men
ratling blwta-lf a worklngman 1 won
if?r whst I am. 1 do not wsnt te be?
long le an inalgnlflesnt minority Whv.
the United t*at*? consist* or working
men. and no parti the* eaanot get the
rorneenre. that <-annot retain the con?
fidence, of working men rasgbt lo call
Itself a national party at all
"t am sot deceiving m vs-1f hy be
It*ving that thl? man ?p*?h? the gen?
eral feettne I am sere he awoke on It
ss Individual fe'tlng I believe, Orj.f
between tow end me. that be senke
that feeling which is making some seen
heaek away front ail tbe steer sari lea
In the United States, for the great
growth od aoemhevn in this aynrntrr
?? the growth of protest mere the a
COLONEL ROOSEVELT DENES I
KNOWLEDGE OF FUNDS USED 1
IMPROPERLY IN HIS BEHALF^
'STRONGESTSTUFF'
WHATTHEYWISHED
Dynamite Not Powerful Enough
to Use in Destroying; Non?
Union Buildings.
NITROGLYCERIN IS USED
District Attorney Outlines Hii
Case Against Structural
Iron Workers.
Indianapolis, Ind.. October 4.?Ex
i tracts from a little green checkbook.
I <n which the executive board of the
, International Association of Bridge
and Structural Iron Workers is charged
I with having kept an account of money
I paid out for dynamiting jobs, were
I read at the trial of the defendants
j In the "dynamite cases" to-day.
District Attorney Charles W. Miller
told the jury that the executive board i
met regularly and appropriated muney
for explosives which was paid by
checks signed by Frank Ryan One of
the stubs read: "Expended for or?
ganisation purposes. fZZZ at '"linton, !
Iowa." It would be shown. Mr. Mil- !
ler said, that Ortte E. McManigal was!
paid that sum for an explosion at I
Clinton and that the whole system of j
explosions throughout the country was ?
carried on with the approval and sup- !
port of the officials and executive j
board of the union. j
? We will show." sa<d Mr. Miller,
"that the finances of the iron workers
union were juggled so that the funds
were used for buying explosives.
?"Th? strongest stuff ever Invented."
was the way H<t> erl S. Hoc kin r*?
j furred to nitroglyrerln wh?n he
? bought it to carry on a conspiracy a. -
cording to Mr. Miller. It was after <
dinamii'' was found to be not strong
i enough, yaid Mr. Miller, thst the de-j
, fendants in Pecember lr*9. decided to
'ose nitroglyrerln. The details Spy!
. charged by Miller, were:
I 'Ort;. E. McManigal bad been blow
; log up nonenion |obs with dynemitc
! arfl w*? ii. Chicago, in responds PS
!a t?lcg-?m from llockin. he *<-nt to
Indiansp?11? 'We have decided to ose
nitro.' aoM Mockln. 'and ee ore go
: ing SWWS to Munc|. to get * supply." '"
"'Thais pret*\ dangerous s?u*7.
said M'-Manigul 'Yea. |fs the ?Iron*
est stuff cv r invented ' They went t ?
M'inele where they met J H M.-Na?
mara ? ?n .1 pretrvi that they nanted
to exner1rr?nt Ihey bought from J W.
;K?'?e.. Ijo quart.-, of nttrnglv.-rrtn
Mooiion It. I'avls WeStchest- r. Pa .
II would be shoe 11. Mr Milter s*td.
I was one of the teen who ;>? r ??'?<] ei
plosions In r?tnn?vlT?nia l??vis for?
merly ?as x member o' the . \e.-;:t|\
hoard of the union WPVn McManigal
hesitated sbont blowing Hl> tobo In
Peoris. III . according to Mr M'll. ?
Edward Smvlhe business agent there,
wrote "T?on't fear. I hsve friends on
the police force here In fSet. I con?
trol the police.*'
The *rst witness p'ohabl* will be
heard Monday.
ANOTHER AIRMAN KILLEO
% esrw*f sarbasryee t raoaee Sa sspawad)
pad Be ahead tsynen rnkdspdJ t a.
Man?ver ?iermaP*. October i \n
other (ecrmsn airman. Autrapt Blr*
nrur. ?aa billed te-Oay He was ?jr.
ing aroand the aerodrome sere Ir h*?
monoplane when, la making a carve.
I awe of the wings tipped too far and
OS need the machine fo crash to the
ground from a bybrht of tp*J fe-t
^Birbmejer wao S>a4 when p4 K,a
SUBMARINE CUT
IN TWO BY lie
Fifteen Officers and Men Go
Down With Little
Craft. I
ONLY ONE LIFE SAVEO
When Struck, War Vessel
Breaks in Two Like
Match.
Dover, Eng., October 4.?Submarine
"B-2." of the British navy. *?? run
down and cut in two by the Hamburg
American liner Amerika in the English
Channel, off the Kent coast, t j-oay. and
I fifteen officers and men who were
aboard the little craft were drowned.
The commander of the vessel. Lieu?
tenant Percy B. O'Brien, wss among
I the victims, but his second in con
I mand. Lieutenant Hi chard I. i'ulleyne.
I was picked up after being a long time
i in the water. He was the only sur
I vi vor.
I IJeutenant Pulleyne was found
! floating in the sea, too exhausted to
i SuJ m tc when he was rescued than:
"The submarine is cut In two. I
I went down a mile."
I Th? "B-2" had left Dover this morn
i ing to participate wltn the other sub
: marin? s in a series of manoeuvres.
The accident o-cnrred an hour Ister.
although, none of the sister submarines
knew anything about It until Lieutea
ont Prulleyne was picked up The
younc lieutenant collapsed sfter ho
nas iaken from the water and con -
veyed ?.. the parent Ship.
The Amerika stood by after the col
' lislon and threw life buoys overboard,
while a number of torpedo boots, sfter
' '.-enc informed! of the accident by
wlreieas telegraph, searched the pea
for hours. None of the other mem
i he-s of the crew, however, were found.
, and no sign of wreefcsge waa dlveem
ibte m the vicinity. The Amerika then
proceeded on her voyage t ? ffouthamp
fon and ?"herbourg. on her way to New
York
Thts Is lhe ?ivth disaster to British
submarines. ea< b of them mvolvlnsj
the loss of fr..m yWcp |o fifteen lives
leite th!? evening d?iers located the
?ubmarine r. teenty fathoms of water
srd attached <ha)ns to the wreck
They are hopeful that they wfti be
abie to raise her.
The "B-;" ?*> one of the olde- and
?mailer cls-s of sobmarine?. '.a-.lng
' been bullt. ?Ith ten atster ship*, be?
ts rr n t'?e -.ears I *"Z and 19*>~. II- r
length was lee f- ? t and her Ivesm
teelvr feet Seven Inches Hrr dis?
placement on the surface was 1*? t<?ns
pjpj vn' n.crged :t? top*. Her Indicated
hors? p..??r was **** oh the surface and
!'.*> heloo Her engines deteloped S
spowd "f eleven and a half knots on
the su-fs'-e and ? eight kn.ds S"b
m--ged >he wss fitted with two tW
pedo ln*?es. and her rwnipleroePt WSS
tec ofb' ers -nd thirteen mep.
??"??ut:>amt?ton. fvtobee 4 Tb.
ogleer of th? steamship Amerika. *W
bis am?si this afterwoen sold he was
op the bridge pf the time of the Cet?
il ?Ion with submarine "B-: Two
.'.merike ? as pe weeding op fear
eben f.e red light of the so
which bad last earns to the
was seen Aa
collision, but too
marine arose la two like a aaprak
ffbe sank bajaaedjtaaply. SepatS epasw
lowered ream the trsjrv. BUR ffaBjsdJ So
a.?.-.
Insists That He Solicited
No Money and None
Was Received With a
"Consideration."
FORMER PRI^IDENT
ANSWERS CHARGES!
MADE AGAINST HIM 3
For Three and a Half Htnirs H*J
Telia Investigating Osiiiiiittea
of His Course as a "PtmOkutu
Man With High Ideals" WmM
duces Letters to Prove That:'!
He Did Not Countenance tt*>i
Uciting of Money From Stand
ard Oil and Had Forbiddm It. %
Demands That Hilles P****!
Charges or Quit Public Life, %
and Wants Penroee Cnssted
From Sente?Asks That Msa*^
agers of Other Party Casxt
psigns Be Called to Test?fyv|
He Is an Emphatic Witness, ;*
and Day's Hearing I* Pk*ur~ :
esque.
the ImHH States,
IS ?J??U?? ?MB that
ticket.
Not only did Colonel Roosevelt
this: bat he pat Into the tornmel re?
cords of the committee r. ? ir unlse
denial that he had ever solicited funds
from anyone while President; that
any money had been received by the
1M4 campagin committee with an ax- :
press or implied promise of favors
from the administration; that siiise
sive funds bad been used la his ltd*
or IMS campaigns; or that money bad
ever been Improperly used la his Be?
half, so far as he knew.
In reference to the Harriman fand
of S24e.ee?, raised la ltet, -~rlisil
Roosevelt declared the statements of
J. P. Morgan. Oeorge R. Sheldon and
others had fully corroborated his ear?
lier statements that this fand was
raised expressly for the new York State
campaign, and had not been srifciltsd;
by him for bis own support la the.
fight for the Republican nirmlnetlnn
that year.
"There waa net one weed spekeat
by Mr. Harriman or *>y me bavinsr aar
reference to any collection of fsada
for tbe national campaign." be said,
referring te kin total slew with Mr.
Harriman la October. 1?S4
"On the contrary, the
from Mr. Harriman that, ii
we had ample fnada for the
campaign, and aa the nstlitasl <
paign was safe, we could help
out in the State campaign.**
The sessions of tbe committees '
picturesque throughout. Colonel
? v-lt arrived at the committee
; fully ten minutes before the ha
1 opening. His progress lato Iba
I Ing was marked with cheers
; throng that surged through the
. rldors. Pol Icemen kept a line ed ever
? l.see people in order while lea er aa
I fortunate ones occupied seats ta the
email committee room.
Colonel Kooeevett was placed ta ?
cbalr on a little square platform.
. which he looked down upon the 1
' at whieh sat Senators ? ?app. OH res.
Pomrrene and Paynter. IVllllam
Jr. his former private secretary.
coMe.-|or of customs
came with him and ocropted a
at his left The former President
?4 repeatedly to ask Mr.
fsets and records and at the
of bis testimony Vr I>r*eh hit
the st?11.1 te corroborate etat?
<v>lon?l Roosevei hsd mad.
Expressless that brought
from th* committee and
*ersp?raed tbe Co leasers
tirougbout tbe day Once he saht; "1
have sctnally sent for. watte I waaj
president, treat saagnst?. labor saaeV
ers. eorteltsts. Jobs L. Snltlvsa. *sssd
tlu.g* Nelson.""?there was a pesjee,
"and Dr. Lysnaa Abbott."
This wee la response to q nitlsas SS
to tbe propriety of bis sending far B.
H.' Mai Mmes in IPs* to disease sneA
ters of Hein fh?n er caiiii|stee af?
fairs.
"If l asa elected Presedeac'* be aaV
ded. if Mr. Werbeleiter ?r -ny eea etas
Aga*?, when Senator Piannea aaS>
ed if sense corpora t tows SM eat
leteraa far their contrfaavtteeav.
Roosevelt dockaree
"Aa a practiral i
who has always .adssvirad te
ISssli tnfe seaetlee. I

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