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WHOLE NUMBER 19,138. RICHMOND, VAM MONDAY, OCTOBER 14,1912._*?? w?A??m to-pat-i,-?u?. PRICE TWO CENTU
Failure to Get Majority
Next Month Would
Cause Deadlock.
THAT MIGHT MAKE
KNOX PRESIDENT
House Evenly Divided, Though
Republican Majority in Senate
Is Scant, and Bull Moose or
Regulars Could Block It.
Vote Again Next
Year.
While absolutely convinced that
Wuodrow WtliOD will be the next
President of the United Stales. Demo?
crat* who have studied the situation
closely realize that In order to win
tie must poll a majority vole over Taft
and Roosevelt In the electoral coliegj.
lie would ?Land no chance If the con?
test should go to the House of Repre?
sentatives.
To win In November Govjrnor Wil?
son must carry enough States to give
him 2C6 electoral votes, i'our years
ago Bryan got 162; 1'arker, In 1904.
Ksxt 140. Naturally, campaign man
agers are figuring on the States which
will fa.: Into ths Democratic column
this year, although they refuse to go
as far as William Jennings Bryan,
who lias declared that Wilson will
carry every State in th; Union. They
realize that talk of that sort is
idiotic Th .-re are ?31 votes in the
electoral college, and. as staled, the
winner must poll 266.
Opposition Could I site.
Out of (fee r:.as. of Information and
misinformation which has been
prlr.ted about the procedure in the
event that no candidate receives a
majority vote In November, the North
.American Review appears to rave un?
earthed tr.e real facts. The Review says
that If Wilson and Marshall fall to
obtain 266 electoral votes, "there is no
provision In tlM Constitution or
statutes preventing the opposition
electors, who would constitute a ma- :
Jority. from uniting upon and electing ;
either Taft or Roosevelt, or a third
person The liJclihood of their reach- i
ing such an agreement i.-.u.-t b; re- ?
garled. however, under the circum- :
stances as negligible."
The duty would then devolvi upon
the House of Representatives to
"'?. hoose Immfdlately by ballot the
rroni-nl.'' -aon -State" having one
vote anj rhoice being restricted to
M tl?-on. Taft and Roosevelt.
Her* Heese 1* Dlvlaed.
The votr as the House is now di
vid-d politically wouid be as follows;
?II?"?- Opposition.
Alabama. California.
Arizona. Connecticut.
Arkansas. Datum**
Colorado I-iaho
Florida Illinois.
Oeorgia Iowa.
Indiana, Kansas.
Kentucky. Massachusetts.
.Louisiana Michigan
Maryland. Minnesota.
Mississippi. Montana.
Missouri. Nevada.
New Jersey. New Hampshire.
N?-w York. North Dakota
North Carolina Oregon.
Ohio. Pennsylvania.
Oklahoma South Dakota.
South Carolina i t ah.
Tennessee. Vermont
Texaj? Washington.
Virginia- Wisconsin.
West Virginia. Wyoming.
Evenly Divided.
Maine. Vebraska.
New Mexico. Rh od. Island.
With the House thus divided. Wilson
would have to gain the votes of three
States in order to obtain the requisite
twenty-five, which the North Ameri?
can Review, a Wilson supporter, claims
Is a practical impossibility. The House
then would be unable to elect.
Elet ffJea by senate.
la the meantime, the Senate, act?
ing under the same provision of the
Constitution, wouid be engaged in
choosing a Vice-Preslder.t, choice be?
ing restricted to two persons receiving
the highest electoral vote. The Sena?
tors would vote individually instead
of by States, forty-nine votes being re
quired to elect
The Senate is now classified as fol?
lows: Republicans. 50; Democrats. 44;
vacancies. 2. The vacancies will be
filled presumably by the Legislatures
of Colorado and Illinois in January
?Apparently, therefore.'* says the
Review, "the Republicans would have
ene and possibly three more than the
forty-nine required for election of a
Vice-president, who wo-.ld become
President on March 4. This seems to;
mesa that la the event of Wilson fail-;
ing to obtain 2<6 electoral votes.;
Saeraaan would snocsed Taft."
Bat It aoes not necessarily mean
that. In the first place. Johnson, on
the Progressive ticket, might run sec?
ond to Wilson in November. Moreover,
the Republican majority la the Senate
Is scant PresaaUng that minis and
Colorado return Republicans, the total
Republican vote in the Senate would
be Sfty-two. Admitting, therefore, that'
tbe contest in the Kennte would be
beaten between Marshall aad Sherman,
and If lor anv reason four of these
Republicans should abstain frost Tot
to*-, which they have a right to do. the
Aenale would be ? as bis ts eiset a Vice
president There are live or six Bull
Moese Senators, was weald naturally
ferc* a deadlock.
la that ease, tbe government saa
rhtaerr woold turn tats ether rban
Msfta, Chaster 4. Acts of tbe Forty- ;
ninth Congress, provides
Trs the ease of tbe removal, death,
resignation, or inability of both tbe
President aad Vlce-PrisHsai. then tbe
Secretary of State shall act as Presi?
dent until tbe disability of tbe Presi?
dent er TW-Preeldest ts removed, or
vntu a President Is sleeted ? ? ? Tbe
act taw President meet, snea taking of*
If net at tbe
to
RESUME TRIAL TO-DAY
Venire ef SSO Taleamea Has Beta
mm< tor Duty.
Salem. Mass.. October IS.?Three
hundred and fifty (men eligible for
Jury duty have been summoned to re?
port to Judge Qulnn In the Superior
Court to-morrow, when the trial of
Joseph J. Ettor. Art uro Giovannittl and
Jose Caruso, defendants in the Loplzzo
murder trial, will be resumed.
Only four qualified as Jurors from *
previous venire of 350 talesmen exam?
ined a fortnight ago. but better pro?
gress is expected to-morrow, as both
sides have made heavy inroads into the
sixty-six peremptory challenges al?
lowed them. After these become ex?
hausted, talesmen passed by Judge
Qulnn may only be challenged for
cause. The Jurors already selected are:
Christian W. La.j sea. hairdresser.
Haverhlll.
Robert S. Stlllman. carpenter. ReeZ
port.
Willis B. Cressy. sallmaker, Glou?
cester.
George F. Burgess, leather dealer,
Lynn.
The Impaneling of these Jurors oc-1
eupled three court days, beginning
September 30. When the venire became
exhausted the trial was adjourned un?
til other talesmen could be summoned.
During the Interim counsel sought to
obtain the release Df the prisoners on
ball, but Judge Qulnn denied the mo?
tions, j
Ettor and Giovannittl have been In
Jail since January 30 last, the day after
Anna Lopizzo. a Lawrence mill worker,
was shot. They were leaders in the
textile strike there, and -.he Common?
wealth charges that their words and
acts led to the killing.
Caruso, a mill operative, was In?
dicted as an alleged principal In the
shooting All three defend-ints aro
members of the Industrial Workers of,
the World.
COURT CONVENES T0-.AY
First of the Covernmeat Maehlaes to
? Reeasee Activity.
Washington. October 13.?The Su- ?
r.reir.* Court of the L'nited States will
beam its annual eight-months term
to-morrow, being the nrst of the gov- j
ernmen: machines to res-me activity j
this fall All the members of the court
are in the city, making an exception
to the general rule of late years, when
at least one seat on the bench -.as.
been vacant when court convened. AO- j
sence of President Taft from the city j
will resu.t in a postponement of the
customary visit of the justices to the j
White House.
Twenty less cases are on docket
than there were a year ago. How- J
ever, there are now over IM docketed,
enough to consume the time of the {
court for two years, if it did nothing j
else.
Argument of a number of imports, it:
cases will engage the attention of the
court after Monday.
One of the first cases to be taken
up will be the so-called -bathtub
trust" suit. After that the court will
listen to a second argument of the
? intermountain rate cases." Involving
transcontinental raies to Spokane and,
Rocky Mountain cities.
A series of especially assigned oases
win test the validity of contracts by j
railroads and express companies, for
the second time the court will hear!
late in the week, or during the follow- j
mg week, arguments over the validity'
of the Indictment of James Patten and j
others on charges of conspiracy to '
violate the Sherman antitrust law by '
I running a corner on cotton on the
New Tork Cotton Exchange.
j No decisions will be announced by j
'the court, in all probability, until!
I Monday. October 21.
MANY LETTERS ON HAND
[Eaeagfti to Keep Wttacsaes Busy
Week Ideatttyfag Theas.
Indianapolis. lad.. October 13.?
j Enough letters will be on hand be?
fore the Jury In the dynamite con?
spiracy trial to-morrow to keep wit
?ees busy for a week identifying
I them. Th; letters are said by the gov?
ernment to have been written to ar?
range for explosions for six years.
They were taken from the files of the
International Association of Bridge
and Structural Iron Workers. It Is
upon their contents and from extracts
from the union's monthly magazine
and Ortle McManlgal's confessions
that District Attorney Chariea W.
Miller announced the prosecution
would base its charge that a con?
spiracy for the illegal Interstate ship?
ment of explosives on passenger trains
knowingly was entered into.
McManlgal will not be reached as
a witness until after TOO exhibits hsjra
been Identified.
I Six hundred more witnesses already j
have been subpoenaed by the prose
cation. Counsel for the defense. '
headed by Senator John W. Kern, have ;
?rated that a great number of wit-'
n?s*es will testify as to the character
of the labor union men on trial.
HE HAS AN AILING THROAT
Cessna! steeenslt Will Cat Down 31?
Chicago. HL. October 13 ??oljrel I
Ro?sevelt Is nursing an ailing throat.
The disability is not serious, accoro'r.g
to the Colonel's physicians, but is slm.
ply the result of over-fatigue. It is an?
nounced, however that Colutiet R>? ?ee- :
reit will make no ssore sperches than
are necessary from now until th? close
of the campaign.
The Roessveit party will I<-avr for
Milwaukee to-morrow at t P. IL Arter
th? Milwaukee address Colone] srtsjjg?
velt will return to Chicago, and on
Tuesday will go to Indianapolis and
Wednesday to Louisville. Ky.
SEAMAN UNDER ARREST
Tampa. Pia* October U?Boatswain
Cause* Pritehard. of the steamer
Brunswick, was arrested here by a
deputy Catted States marshal sa a
charge of sssrses PrUchard shot and i
killed tore See sis r to aboard the
Br-nswlek es September is. when. It
ts sUrged, they, with two others, were
matlsons AaMsvtta from passengers
sad n>im?srs of the crew have Vrn
secured stating that mtchard shot
wirhewt das prevocettea. The
at Washington Sag
WAR IH BALKANS
MATTER OF DAYS
General Hostilities Like?
ly to Open Before
End of Week.
REPLY IS MADE TO
NOT EOF POWERS
Intervention Virtually Rejected,
and Porte Is Given Until To
Morrow to Answer Demands
of Its Enemies?Turkey Is
Manifesting Spirit of
Aggressiveness.
London, October 13.?War in the
Balkans Is now only a matter of a
few days. The replies of the Balkan
states to the powers' note, vlrtuaUy
rejecting intervention,, will be deliv?
ered at the various capitals to-morrow,
and at the same time notes practical?
ly in the shape of an ultimatum will
he sent to T-rkey demanding auton?
omy for the Macedonian provinces. Ac?
cording to a reliable dispatch from
Rome, the Balkan coalition will make
a demand which It will be impossible
for the Porte to accept, namely, that
the reforms be executed under control
of the European powers and the Bal?
kan states, and as a pledge that the
Porte assent to the immediate de?
mobilization of the Turkish lore**.
It is understood that the Porte will
be given until Tuesday to reply. There?
fore, there Is every probability that
general hostilities will be opened be?
fore the week is ended.
A Sofia dispatch reports that the
movement of the Bulgarian army has
already begun. The Montenegrins,
continuing their advance, have cap?
tured Byelopole, an important strate?
gic point on the northwest of Berana, I
after desperate fighting. They are :
now on their way to Sienltza. thirty
miies to the northeast of Byelopole,,
and close to the Servian frontier,
against which they will direct an at?
tack. It Is In this direction that the :
Montenegrins expect to Join hands
with the Servian army when It ad
?susses from the north.
According to a Constantinople dis- j
patch to the Standard. TTisaad Pasha'
arrival at Seutari to-day with rein- j
forcements, raising the garrison from ;
12.000 to 20.000 men. If this news Is
true, the Montenegrins will have a dif - '
f.culi task in. xapturing Seutari.
Cen't Be Intimidated.
Constantinople. October 13.?The ??
preparations for war show the Bal-:
kan allies that Turkey cannot be lnti- 1
midated. The government is acting1
with an aggressiveness calculated to;
bring on hostilities. The embargo of i
Greek ships, the detention of Servian |
ammunition and the seizure of Bul?
garian railway cars all constitute bei- 1
ligerent acts.
Greeks and Bulgarians !n Constant!-,
nople. numbering a thousand or more,
have been subjected to treatment de?
signed to irritate these two nations,
financial considerations figure large?
ly in the attitude of the Turkish gov?
ernment, and practically all of the
many hundreds of Greeks who are re?
turning to Athens are compelled to
pay full taxes to the end of the year
before they are permitted to embark.
Even the crews of Greek ships which
were seized have been haled before
the prefects and made to pay a year's
taxee, as If they were Turkish sub?
jects. Many Greeks have been arrest?
ed on the charge of being desertirur
reservists, and they can procure their
release only by paying the mi'itary
exemption tax.
The government is determined to ex
pell all Bulgarian and Greek subjects
as soon as war is declared, and these
will he transported by some of the
steamers which have been detained for
that purpose. Trouble is possible over
the seizure, as most of the cargoes!
are foreign-owned although the vessels
flew Greek flags and the owners will
claim damages.
The government is requisitioning
the horses owned by foreign residents
and diplomatic representative*. The
various embassies have protected and
notified the Porte that compensation
will be claimed. Several Turkish wo?
men are going to the front to attend
the wounded. This will mark the be?
ginning of a new era for the sex.
A consular telegram reports the kill- j
ing of twelve Bulgarians at Kuprili.,
in Macedonia, bv Turkish soldiers.
Massacres m Macedonia will be an In?
evitable feature of the war. but it is
asserted here that the Turks will not
begin them.
Reply Is wos> rote.
Sols October :*?Bui car a* reply
to the Russo-Austria". not? v? pre?
sented to tri? diplomatic representa?
tives to-night. This not? and one ad-'
dressed to Turkey are couched in mod. i
erat? terms The B'jlr?r1ar< govern?
ment say* that it !s most antl^aj t"
do nothing which will arrrevate the
present precarious situat'on. *rd ;?
desirous of leaving every avenue for
the maintenance of p~?c* tin?'.! th - la?t
possible mom* nt. In conclusion,
note declares th? d'lav h%? bc?r. due
to the fact that the note of t?ie powe-s
was addressed to all the Balkan ?t?te?,
and that therefore time w*s re<-ess?rv
for a discussion of Its oont?r:? by the,
states.
Most of the Botcarian t?wne hsve a
deserted appearance. Only old men.
boys and women are to !*e se? n pr i<-.
tioally all busmen* has h**n sus?
pended
Athens. October 1J?The rwMhnation
of the Greek army ts proceedang rap?
idly. Already lSR.SflA men are under
arms, "With Greek* errivlnc 4*4 Iv fron?
abroad. A large contingent ha* al- j
re?dya '.-ached here from America \
With the recruits. It ts estfmsteri that
l'e.e** *o!dlera cam be pis.-*A in the
neb!
As a result of tbe reorgaalsatlea ?*
tbe last few rears tbe whole assay baa
ENSIGN DROWNS
IN HUDSON RIVER
Falls From Launch While
Returning to Bat?
tleship.
Imaine sailors
in heroic rescue
I Private Launch Is Cut in Two
and Eleven Persons Thrown
Into the Water?Official Re?
view of Great Atlantic
Armada Begins
To-Day.
New York. October 13.?Ensign An?
des Haidley Butler. U. S- N.. appointed
from Louisiana to the United States
Naval Academy, from which he was
graduated last spring, waa drowned in
the Hudson River to-day while re?
turning with three fellow-officers to
his post on the battleship Rhode Is?
land, in the line of the great Atlantic
armada, at ancnor here for presiden?
tial review.
In another accident on the river, six
sailors from the battleship Maine res?
cued eleven persons from drowning.
It Is estimated that 200.000 sight?
seers, many attracted from remote ae?~ '
tions of the country, boarded the larg?
er ships of the fleet, and more than
1.500,000 persons viewed the fleet
from shore during the day and tnis
evening, when the ships were again
illuminated.
The accident in which Ensign But- j
ler lost his life his fellow-officers i
found hard to explain. He and his j
party had spent the night in the city
Ban were on the way back to the ship '
la a small private launch. The little
beat was making headway with diffl- j
culty against the strong tide. When.
still fifty feet from the battleship:
young Butler was seen to step out,
from beneath the canopy and to pitch ,
into the wate?. It ia believed he ]
thougat, mistakenly, that the launch
had a sort of running board outside'
the canopy, as naval launches have,
and that he intended to step on this '
to make preparations for the landing. |
The strong tide carried him down
ar.d under the battleship. One of his
companions dived for him, but waa un- \
able to reach him. and was rescued
with difflcu.ty. Butler's body had not
been recovered at a late hour to-nig at.
Butler was twenty-three years old.
He was popular on board his ship, and
his death is mourned on the Rhode
Island. Reports were .current during
the afternoon that a seaman from the j
Rhode Island was drowned, also, but'
this was declared to be erroneous. j
Malae Sailere Herbes.
The rescue in which sailorT~from |
the battleship Maine figured as heroes
occurred when a small launch, in
which Bernard Bauer and his family
and friends were visiting the ship,
was cut squarely in two by the sharp
bow of the bigger steam launch Vixen,
and the occupants of the small launch,
containing seven men and four wo?
men, were thrown into the water.
The little launch foundered almost im
mediately. Six sailors were on the
Vixen, and they were the first to
plunge ovei the aide to the rescue of
the women. All hands were taken
aboard safely, but not without diffi?
culty, as the tide was running strong.
Aside from the excitement caused
by the day's accidents and the pres?
ence of so many thousands of visitors,
the bluejackets were occupied witn
preparations for the official visit by
th? Secretary of the Navy and the
President and their guests to -morrow.
The only event on the day's program
was the arrival of Secretary Meyer
and his aides, bat as this arrival was
scheduled as ' unofficial." no salutes or
other demonstrations were made when
the secretary bearded the dispatch
boat Dolphin. When he breaks out his
flag at * o'clock to-morrow it will be
greeted by nineteen guns, -signalizing
the start of the great review, the pro?
gram of which has been announcd.
President Taft is expected to make
port c.n the Mayflower Juan about the
time 'he secretary finishes his review,
and wh*n th- President breaks his flag
every shin with guns will boom a
salute. Th- presidential review win
follow Tuesday.
There was never so larire a fleet of
warships assembled in American wa?
ters therefore. Mess sucn a roar of
salutes a* wli: mark the Presidents
arrival In the evening the President,
members of his Cabinet and ?!<vo naval
officers will t>e ente-tslned bv th- city
The President will slso review the
?hirs c.n T :es1a - as th-v pan o.:t to
sea.
Th* <-r?w,i ?f visitors which sailors
ar>d boat proprietors carried to the
.s shirs to-day ?tu probably the
fCenttnued on Third Page!>
Rainv and Unsettled
Weather Is Promised
lKeebtestea. nctnWr |- r?i I
?led raSav weetber tSmeahael the
f.alf aed ?<ntk ttlaeete etaSes ewe.
teg the ?r?t pert ef the riealaa
wee* I" seedklea by the Wrecker
Bereee a* a 11 ?alt ef ri frei is of a
treetret ??eras aew tan itaa the
r.elf mt Weite? frees the ? erlabeea
weather w*n he fair eertae the_
?ye,- aaye the wiehJj bee
tee a fOaisiheaii ef
6IANTSWILLMAKE
THEIR LAST STAND
Not One Admits That
He Has Lost Hope
of Victory.
BOSTON NEEDS BUT
ONE GAME TO WIN
Sixth Classic Contest of World's
Series Will Be Played on Polo
Grounds To-Day?Marquard
to Pitch for Giants, With
Collins or O'Brien for
Red Sox.
Red Sox Arrive
Ready for Game
i _
N>w York. October IS.?With
Mayor Fitzgerald and a twelve
piece braes band leading them, the
Boetoa Red Sex arrived here to?
night from their besse city, eon
voyed by some ?00 happy ?(aas.**
who announced their preparedneae
to "?hont their heeds esT*> at the
Pelo Ground* to-morrow. At the
Grand Central Station a big crowd
of See Terfc people was oa hand
wheat the visitors arrived. With
the bead playing, the Boston fane
sang ??Teael."* the seng which they
claim has "Jtaxed the Giants" la all
bat one ef the contests thus far
played. Players sad followers weat
to the Elks* Clab, where they
leached and were given an Infor?
mal reception.
New York. October 13.?In prepara?
tion for their last chance to prevent
the world's series honors from slip?
ping once and for all out of their
hands and into the clutches of the
triumphant Red Sox, the New York
Giants made the most of their oppor?
tunity to rest to-day.
While the National League cham?
pions recognize fully the disadvantage
of the position they occupy with the
series standing three to one in favor
of their Boston rivals, who need only
one game more to clinch the cham?
pionship, not a man of the Giants
would admit to-night that he had lost
hope. John J. McGraw, manager of
?he team, counts on his men to show
in this crisis the lighting they dis?
played several tames during the league
season, when their rivals for pennant
honors had them forced Into a corner. I
"Once more the team is forced down
to the last stand." said McGraw, "and
I am certain the men will put up a
fight that will make their fxjendjs proud
of them."
The intense interest with which the
series has been followed all through
its sensational course has abated some?
what among the Giant followers, with
the dashing on Saturday of their hope
that their favorite would win the game
in Boston and thus even up the series.
Despite this, and in face of the some?
what general conviction that the Bos?
tons had "got the Jump" and were in
a fa'r way to win out. indications to?
night were that another capacity crowd
would be on hand at the Polo Grounds
to-morrow. The Fted r-">x did not ar?
rive from Boston to-night until late,
and neither Manager Jake Stahl nor
Manager McGraw was communicative
on the probable selection of boxmen
for the crucial battle. Marquard. how?
ever, looked to be the logical selection
for the Vew Yorks. Probabilities
pointed to Stahl's pitching Collins, his
left-handed star, who made such an
excellent showing in the tie game of
last Wednesday.
Ree ?es ? Hissy lot.
Boston. October IS.?The Red Sox.
lacking only one victory In the series
with the NVw York Giants to become
the world" s tvasetrtll champions of IMS,
were a happy lot when they left for
N-w York this afternoon. With three
victories to the "linnts' one so far. they
expressed confdrn-e as to the outcome
? ?f the game to be played to-morrow
on the Po;^> <lrr>unds .lust before
boarding the train. Manager Stahl
raid:
"The boy? fe-?l p.-'tty sure of the
res;:'t. ai:d everything ?>?1M to be in
oar favor fit course. w? expect to
win to-morrow's irame but if we
should hrppen to lose, we still havf
two m->r?- rar.ies >n which to secure
the fourth victory.'*
No demonstration accompanied the
depar.nre of MM team
Inquirv arcong pTttver* devel?
oped no-.inc to indicate Just ?h'
nouid be Posten' pitcher to-mor?
row Opinion was shout evenly divided
as to e he'her .toe Wood, who hu won
both h..? ;.it-> wo;:ld be selected or
saved to pitch Tuesday, if neo-?sar\
Manager St?hi h.mself would \oi.;r
t?er rothin? on *h's point
Mere than ??> TV*! So-? ??rooters.'"
h>M'4 fey Mifoi Jonn F Fltxgerald
left on a special train for NVw 1 o-k
: aft. r->.">-: :?? -b- . i At th<- finish,
the Ma^or said Th^> were a, ~om
panied by a ban-i
AS TY COBS SEES IT
He Belle? ce T*-Day*? f.eene Will settle
Uli TV cot***,
(Copyright. 1*12. by the philsdejpn.a
Presai
y?w York, o-tober 11?ihe sixth
game '?f this MM world s series most
likely will decide the baseball cham?
pionship Tv<- iv-tos Red Sox and New
Tork Giants will clash to-morrow af?
ternoon at the l o'.o Oronao*. ?xtendin?
every n"?? muscle. Boston fight?
ing ron44*ntlv to finish the series by
tskl; ? *o<i.- "?t of iv? Xew York ?*?
ti-r/.rt e\.:v physical and mental
force, nrhiing with desreratton as it Is
?n- if r? ;-?t chances to proi?ng the*
games
The harter for the OssfMB Who ejll
bo relied upon to extend Ibis serlea
anil he Maraaard. who baa the only
TURN OF DEMOCRATS
Iber Will Be ?iue*tloned About Cass
naiKO >'ud<3?.
I Washington. October 13?The
finances of the Democratic pie ClOSTSli
I tion campaign si this year will be in?
quired into by the 8*nete committee
investigating contributions to-morrow,
when the managers of the Underwood.
Harmon and Wilson campaigns appear
before the committee
Senator isankn ..!. of Alabama, who
waa In charge cf list I'nderwood cam?
paign committee, will be '(uestioired as
to the expenditures of the I'nderwood
forces. Lientenant-Uovernor Ntchul*.
of Ohio, who had charge of Governor
Harmon's Interests, will be asked
about his finances. The Wilson cam?
paign fund aril] be discussed by Wil?
liam F- McOombs. now chairman of
the Democratic National Committee,
? and his assistant, William F. McAdoo.
? Alton B. Park.T. of New York; Josiah I
Quln. y, of Massachusetts, and Roger !
'Sullivan, the Illinois leader, are the;
ether Democrats under subpoena to
appear to-morrow.
Some time during the w>ek the
committee expects to call George B.
Cortelyou, who was Republican na?
tional chairman in 1904, to question
him as to the disclosures made by ?
various witnesses concerning alleged!
campaign contributions that year by
the Standard Oil Company and of the |
so-called ?'Harriman fund'" of 1240.000 !
! George W. Perkins and Probably j
Frank A. Munsey will appear later in :
!the week to be question-d as to their j
Ipart in financing the pre-convention i
campaign of Colonel Roosevelt this I
year.
on fer Wash I eg ton.
New York, October 13?William V.
McCombs. chairman of the Dimocratic
National Committee. left late to-day
for Washington to testify to-morrow
before the Clapp committee regarding
I expenses of th; Wilson pre-convention
Icampaign. Mr. McCombs was accom?
panied by Walker Whiting Vick, as?
sistant secretary to the national com
inittee. who was Mr. McComb's lieu
i tenant during the pre-convenion fight
j and by Thomas J. Pence, assistant
; to the national ohalrman. who also is
\cn? of the men who carried the Wilson
{standard at Baltimore.
KIDNAPPED BY MEXICANS
Jeha T. Casseroa. Wealthy Texas. la
Takea Frees Trala.
El Paso. Texas. October 13.?Rebels
I late to-day held up a passenger train
150 miles south of this point on the
border, rifled the mall and express
! cars and kidnapped John T. Cameron, a
wealthy stock broker of El Paso. The
train was allowed to proceed south. .
Mr. Cameron was on his way to pur
| chase cattle to be imported into the
; United States. It is believed he is held
either for ransom or to prevent fur?
ther stock shipments from the dis?
tricts held by the rebels. A Mexican
passenger was also held by the rebels
who molested no others, according to
the report.
Opening of the Mexican Railway, af?
ter a lapse of traffic for a week, caused
by destruction of the road by rebels,
makes known large recent losses by
the company. Aside from the destruc?
tion of many trestles on the line, a
train of twenty-four cars of choice
lumber, destined for the United States,
waa burned. The loss of the lumber j
train is estimated at more than $50.000. j
Some significance It attached to the,
departure to the state capital of Gen-1
eral Antonia Aabagio. commander of!
the district. It is understood he has
been recalled to Mexico City. Troops
are on the way to the city of Chihua?
hua to replace Rabagio's troops.
ALL TRAINS MOVING
?ettlesaeat ef Georgian Railroad Strike
le Reached.
I Atlanta. Ga-. October 13?As a re?
sult of the agreement reached In the
I Georgia Hailroad strike here yester
! day. all passenger train* en that road
I moved or schedule to-day. it was an
nounred that, beginning at midnight,
freigc.t service also will be resumed,
and congested conditions along the
road rapidly cleared up. Labor Com
? missioner Charles P. Neill will meet
j with General Manager Scott, of the
'railroad, and Vice-Presidents Murdoc*.
j and Gregg to-morrow. At this meet
? ing they will arrange for an arbitra
tion board to wind up the Paschall
'? and M.>rgsn cases settlement of which j
I already has been practically decided. I
1 it was stated.
Mmy Settle It Te-Day.
Assreeba, Ga. octob?: It. Stalls
m?nt of las street rSerway strike here
Is confidently expect -i to-morrow.
wh*n the board of mediators receive
the ar.seers of the street railway
c^rr.panv an?! the strikers* y? the elev?
en propositions offered t.-?* them yes?
terday The company's answer was
filed to-day. b--t the reply of the
strikms employes was withneid pend-.
Ina the arrival here to-night of In- I
i ternatiosal President Mason.
WILSON HAS LONG SLEEP
_
He ?trade Hta Larfcr N?<xr eff
Heexea te Mesaeri.
Prtnretun. N. J.. October 12.? !
Apropos of the da of the ..i.-i.t.-. '
which he considers tue lucky day. Gov I
error Uvedrew V?'u.>n ?;?,?? thirteen
:-io.;r- t r.;o\ Irg i.ia tlrst day of re*:!
rest since he left here <>cto??r on a
W.st.-rn .>?: -ngn trip Th. iNnjo ra
Hr fat. : ><.W a l-ng ? alk with
Mrs lieon .ind h.s Ihr?-, iau* teis
It ?<.-? h-> til*; iunit a* ee ..? si...
h? < a .? I c.. ,? . ?..j. ntial nomine.
I The Governor expects to devote hltn
?elf to rr t.r-.i l ? ;.- .i.len.e 4p,i
en Tu?*Ua will transact ?Hat? ?eti-I
rtess at i'reaton vn Aednesda* he'
will r??.me spee. bmaktna. He will'
speak probaM*. at Wilmlnarton and;
l>owr. in De aware. Whee;tnr. W Va
Plttsl'urs ? ;'?, and so me lnterm>-i;
? te pelata before the rluse ef the om
Ing week
MOTORCYCLIST KILLED
He Cieases IsSe talssai eta rlitre
Wtfh Wsaaeav
Jacksonville, ria. October 12?While
?;e-ed(n* ?ti his moterr-vle np the
Atlsnt'c Rowl-viM Isle IM? afterrvon.
Fr., nx J T-orv ien. a*> arnateur motor
ry M, . r??br l ttite aa aut?n?oM|e
driven b) TV>mee M Palmer and waa
hilled The fore* ef the compact threw
him threurh the wladehleid ef the
asjtesaebOe Th - suts asset! t was SM
BATTLE FOUGHT \
WITHIN WAILS
OF STATE PRISON
Armed Convicts Slay
Guards, and Many Es?
cape to Hills, Defy?
ing Pursuers.
TOWN IS IN PANIC
AND APPEAL MADE
FOR AID OF MILITIA
Bedlam of Cries and Shots Comes
From Within Penitentiary, and
Fate of Few Remaining
Guards Is Unknown?Citizen?
Are Heavily Armed. Ready to
Drive Back Convicts if They
Rush Through Gates-?Posses
Are Fighting With Fugitives,
and People in Country Districts
Are Terrorized.
Rawlins. Wyo.. October 13.?A battle,
raged early to-night in the State
penitentiary. Locked inside the walle
with hundreds * of mutinous prisoners,
a few guards fought desperately to
restore order and prevent a wholesale
delivery.
Camped outside the walls was a force
of citizens heavily armed, ready to
drive back the convicts if they mur?
dered the remaining guards, and made
a rush through the gates. Shouts and
occasional shots told of desperate
fighting within the walls, and it was
rumored that several guards and con?
victs were killed
Another battle was In progress at
the same time In the hills south of
Rawlins between a posse of citizens
and from twenty to forty escaped
prisoners.
Two men were killed in the streets
of Rawlins. one was desperately
wounded and two convicts were re
[ captured, following the escape of from
ten to thirty prisoners this afternoon.
The town is in panic. Frantic tele?
grams were sent to Governor Carey,
now at Sheridan, Imploring; him to
send State troops to protect the citi?
zens. Townspeople barricaded them?
selves in their homes to-night or. heav?
ily armed, patrolled the streets.
Second Outbreak.
The outbreak to-day was the second
within twenty-four houra About 3
\ P. M. yesterday twenty prisoners es?
caped, and nine were recaptured be
: fore s o'clock. At 2:30 o'clock this
; afternoon a party of desperate life
termers overpowered the keeper of th?
cell, took his keys and released their
comrades from their cells. Every
prisoner willing to risk a battle with
the guards made a rush for the gates.
A moment later the citizens of the
town heard a fusillade of shots inside
the walls. A bedlam of shouts and yells
echoed from the prison. A few seconds
later more than a dozen men dashed
down the main street armed with guns
and knives. Holding a few citizens on
the street at bay with revolvers, thejr
charged into a livery barn, holding up
the proprietor and hastily throwing;
saddles anJ bridles on the horses.
A huge negro with a revolver waa
left as guard on the outside. Charles
Strossner. a barber, had heard the com?
motion and came down the street with
a shotgun. The negro shot him through
the head, killing him instantly. At the
sound of the ehot the convicts swarmed
out of the barn, some with stolen
horses and some afoot. A Mexican wan?
tonly stabbed the proprietor in tho
face, severely wonnding him. and a
few seconds later paid for the deed
with his life. Hugh Rogdner. a deputy
sheriff, shot him twice, killing him ale
most instantly.
Dash fee the Hills,
leaving their dvmg comrade, the
convicts made a riash for the rocky
hills south of the town. A party of
penitentiary cC'iards followed In elosa
pursuit, and befoie the bewildered
citizens had had time to form a posse,
pursuers and fugitives had disappear?
ed amonv the hills.
In a short tsrr.- posses had been
formed, an I on- of the most desperate
man h'ints in fh-? history of the West
was on The concicts scattered Into
small ?mups, striving to escape In tho
almost impassable stretch of rockr
country beteern he-e and the Colorado
line, i'ntil nightfall a running battle
was kept up. and late to-night occa
*; 'nal volleys of shots In the dtstanae
told of the r?ogres? of the man hunt.
Just before nightfall six convicts
were located in a canyon about a mile
south of Rawltngs. Twenty Saga ties,
each jrm?I ?Ith two revolvers and a
r?-rr-?ttn? rifle. w?r- sent to capture or
kill th?m The d> puti?? reached the
spot art.* found th- convicts barricaded,
r for t .tt|? r? i.iir.g thst an st?
ruck In th.- ds-k was too daavavwata,
. .?;. r-u-ded 'he stronghold
r* -v de?pe-adoes and will wait for
davlsghl h-fore closing in
!r ? ??' m? sititne a search of the town
w a? male one <-.->nv|ot was found la
h.dmg tn a cab a cos In the railroad
yards r>Mxens overpowered the
prearan ah., were taking him heavily
ir. ned hacH to prison but the arrival
<' ra?f guards prevented a lynching.
The m-n wss hustled into the arises*.
>s. m. time ister John Childs dtsKee?
? red another In his cellar.
v. rr. >st of the K . k.-ds w#re pur?
suing the conv.cts w?-- % d to the
hilbi, most of the small bedv left is
th. Prisen rsced a etil: more desperate
Sfhawbl ? When the doors of the reih?
were unlocked ? laree number of eea ?
v.rts who ;.t - - n the breaST.
f. '..'?eit?. w-T- se- Inside tho
wa'.is Maev of t??*r- were ?raved,
aecp a riot was In pro? -ess. the ganrda> }
battling, 4esperste> tn save their Oer?
Irvea ?nd prevent "he ? ep* of eaajew
ronv rt ir the narration. The SVJS?B '
Toesalwd !? ehed and no ooaeaho
TCeatlnsed ea aeooaal Tr^bJ t.

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