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Late Developments
Make Possible Vision of
Vast Consequences.
STEPS TOWARDS
MOBILIZATION
Move of Austria and Russia
Adds to Danger?England,
France and Germany Play a
Peace-Making Role?Great
Britain Urged to Re?
main Neutral.
Negotiations Not
Likely to Succeed
Imtimm, UfmmummM SS-?The latest
aews saasteOal sere te-alcht fere
shssans the aushsewa ef the ar
sshwlts aesjeejatleas, eraeaaly ever
the eeaaaad ef the Balaariaaa fer
the eearanrlaa ef Adrlaaople, te j
which Tarkey wtll net Ustca.
The TarnJaa view la that wane j
the allies have ae ssaee reserves i
which they caa draft sjsaahj Tarfcey '
la dru a pleaftfal saesiy ef i
fresh troop* frees Asia, aad la aale
te eeatlaar the war fer another
* The TarhJah aaUttarr eatheHtles
aasese that Adrlaao?le eaa held eat |
far smstkor sssath. aad that the
I Tihslslja Ihsee are lanpregaable.
II Beace Terh*T*a ?. el til a ss aet dee.
aerate eaeagh te warraat her ae
ecpttag hasaUlattaa tiisas.
London. November 2??The posslhll- j
!ty aad danger of a greater war than j
that between the Balkan states and!
Turkey absorbs pubUc Interest far.
more than the first bout of diplomacy
bet s een the belligerents outside ot
Constantinople. j
The steps towards mobilisation which
Austria and Russia are taking, al- '
though but preliminary, have made j
possible a vision of tha v?*t <onse-;
?luences. which, as far as Great Britain '
is concerned, are considered nothing ?
less than appalling. Apparently the
British public has no desire to sacri?
fice lives and money, paralyse com?
merce and risk the navy over the set?
tlement of the status of the Balkan
peninsula. Yet it Is uneasy, because
ignorant of how far Great Britain's
diplomatic engagements with France
and Russia extend In the direction of
aQ alliance, and of bow' much likeli?
hood there la that the government will
be drawn Into a conflict In which one
or both its partners in the entente
may be engaged.
The Liberal pre a la unanimous In
urging Great Britain to preserve neu?
trality. The majority of the Cons er- !
vatlves demand the same policy. The'
Times, declaring that none of the Em- j
rope an peoples want war. says: "Yet'
that la whither the other nations are j
blindly drifting."
It asks: "Who. then, makes war?"
and replies; "The answer la to he
found la the chencellsriee at Europe,
among the men who too long nave
played with human Uvea aa Pawns la j
a game of chance, sad who have be-.
come enmeshed la formulas, aad the)
Jargon of diplomacy that they have
ceased to be conscious of the poignant
realities with which they trifle. -
la WaiRhi Vesea.
The Pall Mall Oaaette, almost alone,
speaks la a warlike voice- It declares: ?
"England ought te act firmly witn;
France and Russia In refusing simply >
te he swept aside. If the conference
desired by the British government Is
rfosed. we ought to face the alter-j
native and1 stand by our friends."
The mobilisation of the Austrian aad
Russian armies requires weeks for
which Germany and France can accom?
plish in days. In Russia's case, this Is
on account of the great distances the
troops must travel j tn Austria, be canoe'
the unite of the army are upon a peace
rooting, which is only one-third of
their war strength. Therefore, eaa-'
siderstlon of safety compels them to
Ik gin when the danger signals are re-j
mote. I
England. France and Germany are)
r-laytng a peace-making rale. Their'
efforts are directed apparently toward
keeping the powers together In a com?
pact to refrain from taking up piece?
meal the questions which the war raises,
and defer their consideration oh til
the gen-ral conference.
The withdrawal of the Austrian
warship at Constantinople to rejota the
SaM is taken as so unfavorable sign,
and the immediate Servian occupation
?>f Durazxo, on the Adriatic. Pea. tends'
further to bring Austria and Servla
toward the breaking point.
? *n the ot her hand, the safe arrival t
at l/skup of the Austrian consul 1
rrorh**ka. who. It was feared, heal'
be* n killed, "hook lessen the tension,
and the fact that the Austrian am
? isaador held a conference with the
Russian Emperor weald seem that the
I -letIon between these two powers
et ill are cordial.
niasa.tioraarws But
'' -r.stantinople. November 2t.?The
?pedal rail read carriage, heilt to een
l ey ex-gultan Abdul Hamid to Saloniki,
has bean dispatched to Tchatalja, so
??yea as a meettag place for the Tarfc
?h and Balkan plenipotentiaries it
is a barge, roomy car, and will easily
comrrrodstc t we lee pereon* arnrrnd a
central tah.e.
The plenipotentiaries had another:
meeting to-day, and the final averting
* 111 take i tare to.morrow. ur.V?? the
sssevpected hsaeteas sad possibilities
far aa agreement saaalfest tin rnselvea j
ON STAND IN OWN DEFENSE
Jobs Bttl saeed Relates ImMmIi
Which Led Lp to KUUao
Fort Worth. Tex.. November 2?.?
John Boa! Sneed. testifying In hU own
behalf to-day. swore that when he shot
and killed A G Boyes. Sr.. In the lobby
I of a local hotel last January he thought
Boyce was about to attack him. Boyce.
he said, had applied an epithet as he
passed him.
"At the moment all that had hep
. pened came to me." Sneed testified. "I
knew he had been helping his son to
' take my wife away from me. to keep
' her away, and to take my children
from me. and I knew ef his danger
ouh statements I believed then that
j he would attack me."
Sneed was on the stand the greater
j part of the day. He related In chron
' ological order Incidents which pre?
ceded the killing of the aged ranch
man, the elopement of Mrs. Sneed and
Albert Boyce. Jr., of his search for
them, and of their detention In Can?
ada and his reconciliation with his
wife. He alleged that Boyce and his
, son continued In their efforts to cause
another separation, and described his
state of mind as a result of It all.
Attorneys for the defense endear
] ?red to have admitted evidence rela
( tlve to telephone communications
which passed between members of the
j Boye? family after the younger Boyce
I and Mrs. Sneed had eloped and a letter
written by Henry Boyce to Mrs Sneed.
all of which Presiding Judge Bwayne
ruled as not competent. Announce?
ment was also made that the defense
would ssk to-morrow for a continu?
ance of the trial to the next regular
term of court because of the absence
of several witnesses. Juige Swayne.
however, advised the attorneys Infor?
mally "not to bank too much" on the
continuance |
W. A. Weaver, who was arrested on
a charge of perjury after he testified
for the defense yesterday, will be re
railed to the stand to-morrow, and
lawyers for Sneed declare will make:
"Interesting disclosures.**
INDEPENDENT PLANT GROWS
Harvester Cosnpear Doubles Baataess
AaaaaUy Darin*- Three-Year Period.
Chicago, November 26. ?A. H. Hays
ton, of the Independent Harvester Com?
pany, of Piano. HI., to-day. in the gov?
ernment's suit to dissolve the Interna?
tional Harvester Company, testii.eu to
the rapid growth of the Independent
concern, wnich now has 23,000 stock?
holders.
Mr. Bayston said that for a three
year period the Independent Harvester
C> mpany had doubled its business an?
nually, selling an output that totaled
nearly 1750.000 a year.
The Independent Harvester Company,
he said, had been created along co?
operative lines to a considerable extent.
He said that the concern had an au?
thorized capitalization of ll?.o?u, j00. of
which about I5.o00.000 has been paid in.
Mr. Bayston was the principal wit
neos at the sfternoon session before
.Special Examiner Robert S. Taylor.
Other witnesses were J. T. Smalley.'
vioe-presldent of the Smalley Man j
factartag Company, at Van! to woo. Wla.
and J. K. White, or Rockford. HL. sales
manager of the Emerson-Brantlgbam
Company. Both testified as to the out?
put of their plants
Mr. White also told of the various
branches and branch houses of the
Emerson-Brantlgham Company.
JURY IS STILL OUT
'st Ahle to Reach Verdict la Case'
Agalaet Robert T. Cameron.
Chattanooga. Tenn , November aa |
The Jury In the case of Robert T. Cam?
eron, prominent attorney, charged
with violating the white slave law,
was still out st a late hour to-night, j
At 11 o'clock this morning the Jury
reported to Federal Judge Sanford. A
verdict was returned acquitting A. T.
Roark and J. T. Roark. who were ln-^
dieted Jointly with Cameron In con?
nection with the white slave cases.
The Jury reported th?n that no verdict
bad been reached In the Cameron
ease, bat Judge Sanford sent them back,
for further deliberation. It was under
stood at that time that the last ballot
showed nine for conviction and three
for acquittal ]
Crowds of interested people remained 1
about the Federal building until late
to-night ,
RELEASES MANY PRISONERS j
aneaee Paedeea and Paroles a Total of
Thtrty-Twe Oavteta. I
Columbia. & C. November 2?.? I
Thirty-two prisoners, several of whom1
were serving life terms for murder,
were released from the State Peni?
tentiary and the county jails In South
Carolina to-day by order of Governor
Cols TU Blease Three prisoners were
granted full pardons and the remainder,
were paroled.
One of the prisoners granted a full
pardon was James Stobe Young, of
lAurens, S. C.% formerly secretary ef
the Semlnole Secutitv Company there.
He was serving a sentence of one year
for breach of trust.
MOB QUIETLY DISPERSES
TOM by Tfbjntktsia That Ware They Seek
Caneed tree Wweb I eaasi.
OT1 vebranch. Ml?s_. November 2?.?
Aa armed mob went to the home of
O. W. Treadway. the "shotgun farmer."
late last night to avenge the Aesth of
Sheriff W. P. Harris, end qul-t'r a*?
persed when the fsmtly rhvslelsn ex?
plained that the man they wanted
could not lire much lortg-r.
PLURALITY INCREASED
Pli iknklsg of Ftaarsa ta fossa ?ddo,
I>es Molnes. Ta.. Xovemher 2??TT.?
Towa executive council lrTes?*d the
nrsrattty of Wood row Wilson tn T"vi
st the recent elecilon to J'.'l" when
1st? to-day llgnree prevlooalv ?n
noeneed were rech?~-fce.t The latest
oirMsl tabulation follows
Taft Ttt.tsU: WTTson. I?V?f?? T?oo?e.,
reit. 1?51 "M: Tvbs. 1? TM '"ndn.
?.trr.
STRIKE~t^ECTS HWKTO MEN
jtQkleTff ^|WeFW^Ss*d*"|,e*rl ^#?w*"P*' w*^kf"fwAsJg"p**g"'% % WtTaTW*,
r'tteh^rsrh rcr<w1>.r ? ?*tf the
(MM -e>en Mnn'oved at th* fVfcsr
Tnooifseon nra.nl ?f ?he i*?rT^e'? ?'e?T
r*otnr?any al rniHwli I .e* gee Tol*
I dii *? ? resnlf <.f th* r???ttc of er;
trieeer* ???<? ercnt-n. while sto*?? fh?
M-.noe.rihels River ST ft?.ii>estead i.e >?
rr. .i are Idle for the sane cause. ' 1
Et tor, Giovannitti and
Caruso Acquitted
of Murder.
THEY EMBRACE AND
KISS EACH OTHER
Defendants Thank Jurors, and.
With Attorneys, Hold Jubila
' tion Meeting in Courtroom.
Nominal Bail Accepted for
Other Cases Now
Pending.
Salem. Mass.. November 2t.?"'Not
guilty waa the verdict of the jury in
, the caae of Joseph J- Kttor. Arturo
; Giovannitti and Joseph Caruso, charged
?with the murder of Anna Lopizzo. who
was killed in a Lawrence textile strike
riot last winter.
When the three men had heard the
words freeing- them from the charge.
they embraced and kissed each other.
I Giovannitti then sprang to his feet.
'"Gentlemen of the Jury," he said, n:s
face beaming with Joy. "in the name of
justice, truth and civilization. I thank
you."
The court interpreter. Alfred Sacco.
?rose for Caruso and said:
'.Mr. Caruso desires me to say that
he wants to thank you all. and now,
that he is a free man. he says that he
was Innocent of the crime."
Kttor, leader of the strike at Law?
rence, and chief centre of Interest that,
has aroused world-wide attention, ad-j
dressed the Jury: [
"May it please the court." he said.!
"I thank you not only for myself, but
In the names of my companions. I also
feel impelled to thank the court for the
fair manner this trial has been con?
ducted. The thanks we offer are not
only ours, but thanks In the name of
the working class."
Pi loo airs SsaOe.
The Jtxry entered the courtroom at
8:20 o'clock. Immediately thereafter
the prisoners, each wearing a red car?
nation, were brought to the cage In
the centre of the room. All were smil?
ing. Judge Qalnn ascended the bench
at 8:42 o'clock, and asked If the jury
had agreed upon a verdict.
"We have." said the foreman, as he
handed It to the court bailiff.
"Joseph Caruso, stead up." com-'
manded Clerk George. i
As Caruso obeyed, the clerk called:
; "Caruso, face the Jury: raa juiyiueiu
look at the prisoner. Gentlemen of
the Jury, is Joseph Caruso guilty or
not guilty?"
"Not guilty." was the unanimous ca
plr- !
Etter and Giovannitti were likewise
commanded to rise, and again the
jurors chorused a verdict. "Not guilty."'
for each defendant The jury, which
for more than six weeks had listened
to the evidence In this notable trial.
! was then excused from further seir
I vice with the thanks of tne court.
1 The Jurors hastened from the build?
ing, and were cheered by the crowes
of mill workers in the streets.
: When the jurors had left, the court
' announced to Caruso that there was
another indictment against him charg?
ing him with assault with a deadly
I weapon with intent to kill, and that
the court would release him on his
own recognizance. When the prisoner
had taken oath to appear in court
when summoned he was released from
i the cage. His wife, waiting at the
I sail behind the prisoners' cage, fell
; Into his arms, and a dozen of his male
i companions rushed forward and kissed
j him. J
Ettor and Giovannitti also were hell
on another Indictment charging them,
together with William D. -.aywoon,
of the Industrial Workers of the
World, and others, with conspiracy to
Incite dot la the Lawrence strike On
this they were released In bonds of
. ISOt each, which were furnished by.
Helen S. r>udley. of Boston.
Cheesed ky Throng.
The Lawrence strike leaders were
then freed from the prisoners' cage
and besiege* by a crowd of men and
women in the court. For several min?
utes they were the recipients of kisses
and congratulations. The defendants
j and their attorneys had a Jubilation:
after the court adjourned, and. followed
by a cheering throng of mill workers,
they marched' through the streets of
the city to local offices of the Indus?
trial Workers of the World, where they
i remained for some time.
"I have no Immediate plana" said
Ettor. "but I am going aa soon as pos?
sible to my home In Tacoma. t*ash-.
j where I have a paralyzed fatner. He
was paralvsed since my arrest."
Carruso and his wife, who had been
sitting near him otrtslde the cage for
many weeks, danced1 ahout like chil?
dren.
District Attorney Attwlll. who eon
ducted the prosecution of the cases,
would make no statements as to the
plana of the Commonwealth in the
other esse? pending. The outcome of
I this caae. It was asserted, would have
some hearing on the ethers In all
probability.
Beyel wTeteoeee at I ?sreaee.
Lawrence. Mass. November It.?
Thousands of persons greeted with red
lights and cheers the retom to this
city of Ettor, Giovannitti and Caruso,
who wer-? acquitted at Salem on
chaegea of murder In connection with
the death of Anna Lopizso. during the
textile strike here last winter. Wo?
men with heHlea In their arms Joined
In the demo nut ration. Cheating was
continuous
From every side street in the tone
awn: district rocked hundreds ef
operatives carrying red lights. The
throng In Lexington Hall, headqaarters
of the Industrial Workers ef the
Woeid. Anally made conditions In tre*
htilldlng so dangerous that Ettor was
f,.rccd to ask them all to leave Th? n
from m open window he addressed the
great crowd, made np of mill work* s
r.f a score of nationalities
Roth ?"t:o> and fltovannlltl declared
'CeaUaMe* e* SsceaS redpaj |
KEEPS OUT PUT
OF PIS FORTUNE
Carnegie Tells of Pro?
visions for Disposal
of Balance.
IT WILL BE LEFT
TO CORPORATION
-
He Names This as Residuary
Legatee to Carry On His Edu?
cational and Charitable Work.
Explains Reasons for Plan?
ning to Pension Ex
Presidents.
New York. November 26.?Andrew
Carnegie, In a statement to-night,
asserted that all but $25,000,000 of his
fortune, which will be disposed of un?
der his will, will be left to the Car?
negie Corporation, of New York, which
J "as been made his residuary legate
and will carry on his educational and
charitable work. Mr. Carnegie's state?
ment likewise explains his reasons for
planning to pension ex-Presidents of
the United States, as he provided for
recently through the Carnegie- Corpo?
ration. In making his announcement
telling how he had gone about putting
his "gospel of wealth" into practice, j
Mr. Carnegie said:
"I resolved to fulfill the require?
ments of the 'gospel of wealth' by
transferring funds, and have done so.
except that I found it desirable to
retain for a while personal distribu?
tion of my Un.ted States military tele?
graph corps pensions and Pennsylvania
Railroad pensions to Pittsburgh divis?
ion men and their widows, because my
old boys would dislike the change. a"d
so no doubt would others upon my
pension list. To meet these payments
and others under my will. $25,000,000
of bonds, upon which the New York
State tax has been paid, have been re?
served. But the New York corpora?
tion has been made my residuary leg
alee, and all surplus left after meet?
ing the provisions of my will goes to
it.
Earth Mere Heavenly.
"I am happy In getting ail this off
my mind. It is a gruesome business,
but I find that this earth is rapidly
becoming more and more heavenly.
Many good, men and women I know
iaher for * other*. Sorery Lather.
Franklin and their followers were
right who held that 'service t* man is
the highest worship of God.'"
In explaining bis pension Plan. Mr.
Carnegie cited the cases of three for?
mer President? as affording Justifica?
tion for the project, the announcement
of which, he said. In "making the de?
sired Impression" His trustees and
himself were all hoping, he said, that
Congress would meet the situation "by
proper action."
"Not ons of us but will rejoice
should this be the result," he said "We
were very careful to provide that
only In case Congress failed to pro?
vide pensions to ex-Presidents the cor?
poration woulu stand ready to do so.
It is properly the province of the na?
tion to act. We ail feel that."
Mr. Carnegie referred to a recently
publ'shed letter which dealt with tne
clrcumsancs of Grover Cleveland, af?
ter his retirement from the presidency.
"I know about Mr. Cleveland," said
Mr. Carneg'e in his statement. "He
told me of an offer he had to servo aa
a director in an Important institution
which would give him a salary, find?
ing that other directors haw not sal?
aries, he declined the offer, saying his
name was not for sale"
Mr. Carnegie'a other references were
to Pres'dent Lincoln aad Grant the
last named having been pressed for
funds even while yet la the White
House, the Ironmaster said, while be
quoted from a letter written by Mrs.
Lincoln to show that President Lin?
coln's family was pecuniarily ember
ORDERED TO REINSTATE MEN
Vaaplsj ra < saolsrr Ditsstsa at ArW
trattea Beard a Victory.
Atlanta. Ga.. November 2t?Conduc?
tors and trainmen of the Georgia Rail?
road, who rect ntly went on strike be?
cause of the discharge of twV employes
by the system, to-day won whst they
consider a decisive victory, when tne
arbitration toard agree 1 upon by the
railroad anri the employe? to settle
the dispute ordered the railrosd to
reinstate the d'seharged men The
employes discharged were Con*?ctor
J. T. Paschal and Flagman A. M Mor?
gan Parch il was discharged because
h? allowed his ? ngineer to work con?
tinuously more than sixteen heurs In
violation of the Federal laws Accord?
ing to the railroad officials, Morgan
was discharged as the result of a con?
troversy for the psyment of an e?- j
per.se account B?th employes assert -
ed the real resron for their discharge
was thst the; were prominent In tne
trainmen** and con lue tors' unions
C. \. Wkkers'.am. memrer of the
arbitration ???-.: .1 -h? -t pr-tentative
..f the railr . dl?-ented fr?m the re
?ristaterrent of Conductor r ????-!-al.
The opinion in the case of Flagman
Morgan was unanimous, t being held
that he should have been suspended
ten days as a ".Iscipl'nary measure, bat
not dlscha rgre. The condxwtor will
receive full pay from the time be was
discharges'.
The flagman will f? given pay far
all the time escrpt the ?'-ggeSted tea
days* suspereton
Judge William t. Chsmheea. of
Washington. r?a-l the decision Ne
expressed the hope t?>at closer relations
would result "between the railroad end
the emploves P-.-d ^ Burgees rep
-ee?ntlng the trainmen, was the rhlr
memhar of the a-bltratioa board
e* anew re er
t'i'te? letter asi asssi'y ?snSssaiS with?
out rh?aar* dory, ?sespt seeder Barth fa
POPULAR VOTE FOR PRESIDENT
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TEACHERS GATHER
FOR WEREieE
[School Workers of Virginia An?
ticipate Busy and Success?
ful Session.
MANY MEETINGS PLANNED
Dr. Meyers, of Ohio, Will Speak
on World Peace at This
Afternoon's Session.
To-Day's Program
12 >?? m.?m i mwm
State
It is boned end believed by
In charge of preparation* for
seventh annual Virginia Educational
Conference, whtab meets la Richmond
to-day. that the meeting cf lilt will
be the best attended and mast suc
ressful In It* history. There are mere
local teachers' association*, with more
members, thaa aver before, whi'e the
other organisations making up the
conference show Increased Interest In
Its affairs.
Hundreds of educator*, university
snd college presidents and professor*,
teachers In all sorts and varieties of
schools, arrived in the city last night,
and the room* which h?.| been ra?
served In hotel* and boir&itg-houset
were quickly tsken. "Pie Wilson cele?
bration of rast r.labt brought mery
-here a day ..heed of t'ie meet I eg
The registration bureau ?iil be open
early this morning In Room 11V Jobs
Marshall High .school, where ail repre?
sentative* of teacher* saeocistlorts snd
others entitled to take part in the
conference win b? esperted f> register.
Santa Week Tata tftsiwesa.
Re meetings will he held ?b's more
fag The eseeutlve commltl- e of the
State Teactiers' Association will gather
at aoew for ssese preitsaiaary work
At IS* the dfaTerest eepei tsjsnts
which m.he up the Virginia Edae*.
tlenal cvmf-rence wtl begin to eugy
th?m*elve* At that hoar the VtrfflfHS
Kindergarten I'slon fill meet In Room
jsj. th? epealeg sree'rn of the rep.
fVrerce of TMvlston g.ioerlnter'denis
will be held m Room 1ST. the initial
meeting of the School Trustees' Asso?
ciation will leb? plare In Room Sit.,
{Continued aa Ehjhtk Page ) J
10 EYE ON FIRST
fofejj 1916
Taft Does Not Wish to Be Re?
ferred To as a Possible
Candidate.
TO HELP REJUVENATE PARTY
Republican Leaders Will Gather
Daring Winter to Formu?
late Plans.
Washington. November 2?.?President
Taft bas quietly informed frtenda that
no matter how active his participation
in a reorganization of the Republican
party may be. he is not to be re?
garded or publicly referred to in po?
litical speeches by Republicans as a
possible candidate of the party in 1916. j
The President bas made it plain that
he does not wish to be considered as {
In any way having an eye on the |
first place on the Republican ticket
four years from now. He intends to j
do. all tn his power to help rejuvenate |
the party, and probably will make I
many political speeches before March
4. and after he re-enters private life. '
Ibut, according to close friends, he is;
not in the light as a man seeking a re- '
nomination.
These facts have tie* Hoped here In
I the last few days, in c rinertlon with
dls rusalon of a prop..y.-<i gathering <?r
J*sa<jb!Ica>i Naders d'.:rlnc the winter
to formulate plans for brlnefng Repub?
lican factions together.
President Taft and Mr Hilles are
being urged tn tak? part In the move- ?
m?nt to establish active "militant?
powers for the party to rally nround
and lead a part' reorganization move
J ment in tl-o next four veers. Republi
I ago con.in Itleemen who have been in
' WssMngl r.-ccntly have offered vs
! rl*d itltgestions for the reopening of
party activity The majority cf them
favor a general publicity snd educa- ?
tlonal esniT'elfn. to strengthen p-:bll"
support of Republican principles ard
to place the psrty in a position to tak ?
arfrsn*.i?r of any tnlrrahee the pemo
cetlc sdmlnl*tiatlOTi ma- make
I itAPT APPROVES ORDER
fswrlfe-rtsMa r?>i?sstits r sevd t oder
i la-aiSed CtrfJ nervst?.
Hashl' ?-? n. November 2S ?Presi?
dent Taf* h- dav approved r?tr>ilaf so-.?
eovernire the :.*? ;<2 fourth? < lass p<.?t
masters throurbout th- country ?. ho
have ?.?er? pieced noV| th. classified
civil Servic- by ?x?-c itlve order Alaska
Guam. Ilaw.u Sam.a an.! Port - Rico;
?re excepted from th-- order The com?
petition ??monc sppl csnts for fourth- i
class oftV?*. wh<r. the ar.naal cm- ,
peneatmn la t.'???? or more, is to be ihe '
Same as elsewh*r? In th- claaeif.e-1
service. Where t*re r >.-ru>or.s*i.. >n ?s
leas than $??<? a -ear ? t- ?t-of*V in?
spector shell visit the iocs Ity and se?
lect fro? imft?t the applicants a suit
this man
None of the fonrth-elsss p - ?treuster ?
wtll be allowed to take series part In
political affairs. Those reeelvlne less',
than IS**- a year are not ?lleihie tor
transfer 'r-o?. rettleg fh>t .,r o : t
more ?nev b? transfee-e-l u> the -
mall carrier eerrlce. after ksviag psee
'ed 'be reo aired examination Of th?
fourth-cissa postmasters 42 1*4 Iweofso
under I See annual eaJary. while :.
|!4t get more tfcaa ?bst ameant *
Ill CELEBRATION
OF BiniCTOBK
Democrats of City and
State "March for
Wilson'' in Force.
- j
LEADERS SPEAK
AT AUDITORIUM
Ainslie, Mann, Ellyson, Byrd*
Lamb, Stuart, Flood, Tucker
and Montague Talk Democ?
racy?Great Parade Marches
for Miles Through Cheer
ing Multitude.
Like nip. who arose In the Catskllla
: after a troubled nap of twenty years,
to gaze upon a world refashioned. De?
mocrat's patient donkey, lean with
twlce-seven and more yeara of famine,
broke from h:s bondage last night and
brayed the giad message of a new
order through the hlguways and by?
ways of the city. The figure Is im?
j perfect, but it will serve.
I In the memory of the present gen?
; eration there waa never such a parade.
' It stretched a mi:e from tip to tail.
I There was a brass b ?nd in front, a
: brass band behind and two more brass
, bands m the middle. There were red
: lights and blue lights by the hundred
and a thousand kerosene torches. There
were soldiers afoot, policemen ahorse,
and a cortege of automobiles, with the
dignitaries of ward, city and State.
I It was a Wilson celebration worthy;
] of the capital city of the State which
gave him birth. The town took a
. night off. shouldered a sputtering torch
and hoofed it for miles and miles of,
uptown pavement, in honor of Wood
row Wilson, born In Staunton and ed?
ucated in Charlottesville, to celebrate
with red Are and sounding cymbals
Virginia's eighth visit from the stork,
Father George Waa Taere,
A bit flossy for a description of si
mighty parade, which took thirty-two
minutes by the clock to pass a given
point, and which Included in Its ranks
such dignitaries aa the Governor of
Virginia, the Mayor of Richmond, and
a slew of Congressmen. Aldermen.
Councilmen and city officials, to say
nothing of merchants, hankers aad
broken. ?
To begin with, there was SslRM
George himself. Be rode waft tn ftWOF
on a snow-white float. The features
of C C. Gebhardt, who impersonated the
Father of His Country, lacked some of
the classic lines of Houdon's master?
piece In the Capitol, the hair was short
on powder and puff, and worst of all
George chewed gam all the way from
Fifth and Franklin to the Davis Monu?
ment, but It was Washington Just the
same, and the patriotic Virginia popu?
lace which lined both sides of the
street along the entire route cheered
itself hoarse.
The otter Virginia Presidents were
there, too. They came in widely sep?
arated points of the parade, each
mounted on a white-garbed float and
dressed In the costume of the period.
G. W. Wrenn was an imposing Jeffer?
son, and gazed serenely upon the rab?
ble from a lofty pedestal, inscribed
"Independence." On the third float
rode George Mullen, transfigured for
the occasion to represent James Madi?
son, the third President of Virginia
birth.
i
Rearer Lights Hb Terek.
James Monroe, framer of the doc?
trine which school boys mouth and
parliaments debate, rode majestically
on float Xo. 4. A. S. Boatrlght was In
j the title role, and did it to the queen's
j taste until he reached the Jefferson
; Hotel, where bis torch went out Hera
1 he forgot his exalted station, aad out?
raged all canons of presidential dig?
nity by leaning far over the side of
the car to relight his flambeau from
the torch of a parader in the roadway.
President William Henry Harrison
followed two Mocks behind, imperson?
ated by J D. Stevens F.i-tiier on
rode President John Tyler, with How?
ard Carter in the place of honor, and
last In :he presidential parade came
Ziehary Taylor, portray.-d by j. p.
Hough.
Th? management of the parade, with
excellent Ju-tgnteBt. forbore to e%h:*>:t
;he Pre si dent-elect. >fo one is Rich?
mond could have counterfeited whit
any decree cf success tac features .?f
NVw Jersey's Governor, a* pres-nt 1 <>?>?
leagues awiy warring with ^hologra?
ph ers in the Bermuda. Instead c:?me
a maa-r.if.cenl float dtdicated to 'Vic?
tory.' symbolically impersonated by
Miss Ruth Dawley. \round nor in a
symmetrical group sat five OOmplisers?
tary figure*, like Victory herself.
..-a-h-d - " " with hair flowing
over the sbonld r* The last were Irn
? usunstrs by Miss ? ilrnt 'Vinter.
Kkae R ?' r. LRttaa Tamer and An.ua
< ?'...-- ?' V-? F a-.'c *T ic-1
Mr Kraak Ferrsedlel.
}:? .i f.ir In front and In t^e very
rears' ef seile-least p'- c esissj
? -. - ?*- -r--' .-f the
narad* remmittee and high priest aa*
? h. .-.'-be. Caparisoned Hk? a
iw. :s rre.turv \?->-s*-.al Xey. Ma>
FWra-.I nl was ess i' ths eewrr- o< at
a. . ,, _-h *?:? hat and
_ ' .;'. sash and set his
horse like a trooper. t/sfciad htm ' ?l
lowed mm ratrhfal forty. In th- centra
of wb -n vtr d. "na:-msn Mil S Mnr
The division was headed by Ca>ef -A
police T^m!s Werr.er. followed by po?
ll c-meo ot. Hespes, pol'.cemee ea ?~+
and poVcemen en b'.ke? <~apt*ia M?>
gan R M le? was <opirasadeT. aad rode
wits V.s a!?e?. TV 'I Adam? R U
rvters and sield WiifKor Behind the
(*Bry r?-fTKw-rsr? r Corr,?.1tt?? came taa
??? ? i-i'io'' '.??"? :?:,??. lasset?
fag a Beat brarins a ?nimtr.cth redj?
,.*..( -T crowing stpe ? ??""t tn"
,cr*Wd 'la Rvervbedr Happ-r~
A so fa Sr. srajron fathswed dfj
rshiad. aaariBg an upright
from which dsngled s iiosnen ea
tCoatinued es Third PsgeJ

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