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CROUP OF GOVERNORS ATTENDING CONFERENCE IN RICHMOND
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I tab: r rede rick W. Piaiatra. Malar i Job? Fraak.Ua Eert .former). New Jcfaert Faaaart w???' _??-.?? .?-? _^_Fnoto a> rugur._
WOMEN LEFT Hill
AS BLEASE SPOKE
Driven bv His Shout,
"To Hell With the
South Carolina Governor in
Centre of Stage?Is Sharply
Rebuked by Other Executives.
Warns Reporters That
He Is Cold-Blooded
Profanity used by Governor Cole (*
B'.raer of IMhafj Caroline. caused th
har.ty e\ 11 from the auUltorium of lhe
Jefferson Hot?; ? e?terdav afternoon of
fully bait the rtfty women who were
fn attendance upon the Governors' Con?
fer" A Ric.mond woman, with her
eecort. wmp Brat to arise, and she waa
fol ? om ? d ly others Govenior Blease
concluded his remarks within a fea
ae v.. .eavlr.n the improasion tuat
the remainder of tn< worn* n present
wouM othcrwis. hav< >rt j?<> n,u:<-kl>
4Ud he subside that some of t ease
ah" wan taking their departure did
aot have time to n * ? the j.xjr be?
fore he bad resumed hi.- seat. All re.
tarred, including tho?e who nad left
th? hall Two <;o,..n,r- ?.| un,ii. ;M
?tinning reb'iKe, to the sooth ?"arc
1:- - fie evidently fcnd no eymr>? -
th kg rs
Incidentally. Governoi R|ea?r uttered
? sort of threat as ?inst ih' ne >? .. pa,pe -
anen tn case thej did not retort Mm
eorreeti". aaytasl Freas rim- ...| f afk
tkat he *a;. -a fighter ? iooMim |r1
?file occa* i pji a hack ?????:? it ?b-"it
ejrta second explosion during ire ggaV
fstfn'e on the pert of <;? ?rn -r Hi' t?e
?*as moejh like iv<t ?r fri. ., , H>
kegen to ?oe?i, tJ- ( mt 4
?soree which ?>i awdk fast ? ? t
the Oosrernors. bo' switched as he did
Toe?day. to h?a pardon raeaa i and t?
fciS appro- a I ef l-ro-hle- f. - ,
Aeeerttng he er>u!d g" frwaj *t ?*
mmr e#n? ft OM I *?
Carolina cou'd tvst -ace r,,-?. ?
adaptions Go- ?rr?*- p>a?- r roe'e^.^ ,n
aay that th'rr? w*<irh hid re?-ent|sp
happened In ?fi?ih?r State rot) Id not
fcas-e come to pass in h: M? extdenMv
referred to the m?rrl?K<- of lacfc 'ohn
ssn and " white waataa. 'The boa at aal
champ' n , o.;]d ?? di?? ?
Caml'na bv a irh s msrriaa" " h? gre
?aalmed "H I, the same In Ohio in
?few .Terse- in rennavTvairta The rir
?aestan Mood will alwav* rtae and
prove its. if ?irperlor
"When an Inferior rare ret* In the
war of a riiwrnt race the latter will
eor.frol ever If It has to wine Ihr In?
ferior race ,.ft the face rf the e.rth -
rVcrernor pieaee laid of a ?i?ath
Twe H.. I.I ? ?otr.?
TELLS OF TRUST METHODS
W Itseaa r. rplajaa Haw Natloaal tom
M?y XK*i D?w? Oppealtlen.
Clneinwati. Ohio, December 5.?
Metho<J? that were use. to cruar- com?
petition by the National Caath Regis?
ter Company were described on the
witr.<<? stand to-day in the trial of
President John H. Patterson tri
twenty-nine oth<r officials and former
officials of the company by Joseph C
Warren, -.?n automobile dealer of Bos?
ton formerly employed by the N?tioaai
Companyt The officials are charged
with having violated the criaalaa] ac?
tion of the Sherman antitrust act.
An offl-e boy < in New Orleans was
used in spottlrg opposition machines
at railway stations and then ahadow
Ing them to their destinations. Warren
said According- to the ?? 'encss. Pat?
terson advised buying out opposition
factor:** to present them from put?
ting opposition machines on the mar
T1-? wit-:?ss testified that Edgar
Park, of New York, one of the d?
I ndanta had beer, furnished money
by the National Company to buy out
tir.g companies and then losad
rn'nv Warren fi.'Tthcr sa:?l that T. J.
Watson, present sales manager of thf
National, was the man sel> cted to
crush second-hand stores of the oppo?
On cross-examination t'"e witness
~aid most of the deals whereby the
National to->k over competing toncc.-iij?
were put through largely be aure it
was alleged there had been Infringe?
ment upon patents held by th- Na
TRAPPED IN BARN
There < blldrea \re ?lawIt Burned te
Pittsburgh. Pa . !>?? ember S?Trap?
ped in a bjinin-r barn at L'mversa . a
borough, thrc. small children wer
.-loa 1} burned to dea'h to-day wmile
their mothers Iiatened to the chil?
dren'.' screams and tote frantically at
the w. jttv rrV.arding of the barn In al
futile a'tempt to save them
Th. ii-ad ar? Elizabeth Sophan. five:,
lohn Chasley. four, and Mary Rai.da.
TIim bad ' Isited the rarn to pay
and nee thought la Iwrra had matches .
th- <hirdr-i> h.d cfcaed aad faetenc-1
the hatr. d?0".
Th CaMte?. ? . .. discovered by alra :
? i - ? knew the children wer.
In the barn and her erics brought Mrs
Chamfcl and Mrs Randa The pltif'i
of the burning children drove tn?
,,t'-er? into a a lid fren*>. ? hen help.
njiliaal the th?-ee ?omen ware prac- i
gsaalac* Tp three charred
N,.d<e of thr ? hibiren were rec-V
LOOSENESS IN THE HOME
r.avemt Mar-haH Telia Whet le
M roea I? ?seertesa Life.
? hi. age in n-eemh-r I?Thomae
H Mar?b?' -r of Indiana and
Yt ?-e.eVr. deof - |c?t of the CTllte?
State*, - an - to ?"?,j.-,gn to-day to e?
t? d tn# i''d--*i Coa foresaw of thai
Churches, ?' CwrWt tr America H?
i- c ? fro.n frdiarape'la a mersag':
"f oriOd-i- ' 'rorr hie denomtnattOft.
t . Presb" t-r an rh irrh. In the plan
.* -r ir b .- i o, nhlrh 'he roun
r rl*-- to a.-ompjnh. but
a doubt that > Murcb unity at
r oo? rhur a- d one . r?el ?< ] ome
to pae? m siaenes. In response to re
?1 seats that he apeak to the
tie* Governor Marshall took a
In fae_>r of t' e recognition of Chris- i
Wanlty In public life
If there la srtrtfcing wrong in
American life.- he said. "It la the
bvnweneaa In the home of the Al
e?-ople on eternal verities and a
to look after prevent advance
aaVothtera r?f the gkrrw
io?ed their declaration ef nrm
with an ana eel to Oed far His ap- <
proval snd their example may wall bei
ACTION OF GREEKS
CLEVER WAR MOVE
Attitude Toward Armis?
tice Is in Agreement
While Balkan States Are Discuss?
ing Peace With Common En?
emy Greece Will Keep Otto?
man Army From Improv?
ing Its Position?France
Plainly Outlines Policy.
Lonrion December 5.?Oreec? ?tili Is
standing out from the armistice, but it
i? explained, both from Sofia and
Athen?, that this separate action
undertaken In agreement with the al?
lies, to prevent Turkey from profiting
from the armistice to Improve he"
An unconfirmed report from Athens
sa's the Greeks are continuing their
operatlona against .Tanina. bit else?
where orders have bc?n received to
Reports current yeaterday In some
ajaaurtegf that arrangements had been
made for the revictualing of the be -
?i'ffH garrisons appear to have been
inaccurate. Provisioning will not be?
gin until the peace conference has been
The Rnlgarian government new spa?
rer. Mi-, tn an editorial to-day. di?
lates on the advantagea to Turkey of
good understanding with Bulgaria. It
e. lares T?rke;, s salvation lies not in
continuing" the war. b'rt In seeking a
r.?nprochenaent wl?b Bulgaria
The French P-emier. M Polneare m
? speech in the Chamber of D'putte.
In arktch ha reviewed the war and Its
?afaaj on ro-u-ope >- |n'e~ea~ts '-dl-ated
that the different problems wou'd b*
?ob ed at the 1-or.Jon eonferencea. anc
expr-ssorl the hope the* T irkry would
?.-'ed'--, re.-?-, rr her proaperlt;. He
said 1t would be ne.-r???rv fo deter.
min? what part of ?!;c fi-ktah p-iblie
deht rhoold be taken ore- n-. the Ba'
kan states, and a I d-d that Kran-e
probe Ms- would arrange special "r
mentions with '"ve allies to rthe pro
>- ? -- of the extensive French inter?
ests in the cono'aered territories
? ?rentier "geek- Fiale?
Pane. Decent re-t Fra- - --.?
plainly to-day on the European situa?
tions- Premier Polneare told the 'Vim
mlttee oa Foreign Affairs of the Cham
her of Deputies
"We atand by oar aflte* and oar
Trse jrrmler waa laving dowr. aaM
policy to be paraued by France tn the
lialkan netUerrent The Premie* add?
The variations of the points of
view eetwewn a certain poa*i and the
Balkan allies, and among tke great
?powera. tkeMngarvea doubtlaaa. r-nno?
however, ba agree specifically witkernt
I TIME FOR DEVELOPMENT
Poladexter Belies ea Coontry should
f ae Um Reaourrre.
9) ashingtoti. DeoemDer 5? Senator
Poindextcr. of Washington, in an ad?
dress here to-day before t ie Xattonsvl
Rivers and Harbors Congress, declared
that the time had come for the devel?
opment of every resource m this coun?
try, and emphasized waterway devel?
opment as one of the country s most
important needs, because the railways
a.one cannot handle the trade.
Harold V. McCurmlek. vtce-^renderH
ar.d treasurer of the International Har?
vester Company, expressed the opinion
that as with the Panama Canal, a large
bond issue could be created for the
purpose of improving on a 'arge scale
the waterways of the country.
'Harness the Mississippi and ma'.e
the waterpower development rs.v for
the cost of improving the river." ???
the gist of the m-ssag", brought to-flay
by Secretary of War Stimson to the
Secretary Stimson declared that v.-.?n
the nation assumed a responsibility as
great as that of spending *?>'? mmjm
for improving a river, the generai tax?
payer of the country should get the
benefit of the incidental prone aris?
Representative, Sperkman of Florida,
chairman of the Ho-iee Committee on
Rivt-rs and Harbors, did not agree w ith
the a?sertion of President Taft yester?
day before the -one-ess fist the Mis?
sissippi should be Improved under tno
general welfare clause of the Consti?
tution, for. said Me Sr>arkm..n. It
would be a sad day for the eeuntrv
and he frared It wo-i'd lead to a wide
system of "log ralttag" if appropria?
tions were made alaraya on the claim
that tuer were for the general wel?
fare Bk asee-ted that nver improve?
ments should be made onlv for the
bener.' of commercse
Killed by HI* Ptayaiate.
\r!anta. G? December ?".?Klmer.te
Herr.d->n aged seven, was shot and
k'led here l.itr to-d?> he Frank Wilson,
atred ten The boys were playing
? poi-.-enian when the accident oc?
curred Wilson aimed a ?;-rallbre
rifle at Herndon's head. and. thinking
the -ifle inloadid. pulled the trigrer
T.-e rjllet s;rv,ck the Henredr. ?er
between the eyes
"Santa Claus" Letter?
Will Be Delivered
V* sables tea. t>eeep?*er *??Peaf
aaaetcr-i.raeral MM-brnefc, fe-4as
taeued aa areer aatktiHtlaa all
anaiaxaatera t? a>"-er ?tut? ? laa*
letters ti> aaek rlartliMr ???????
tlees fa tee rN? er tewa where rr
-?tied aa asas aealre to slse attes?
ting lo tae reeaestt IS" eootalw
la < brlateaaa Has tsftaarhrs,
asaar fhnawaad* of I? ttera are writ
th- poor. ap?ea|' for l k-aUfaaas
Oeaeial feels tk. be Pnst-Oaare
nee*H?Ka< ekwat* aid. ae far aa
aswIMr. la the pktlaatkroetr work
ml aaeetlaa resjaieata.
If ike irtfer? fall ?? bear paa*age
?iimtM It sill lee mi i seal - radrt
the law far tbe aaaafaaaaler to for?
ward Ikeaa fn (be ai? lain a ef aVad
letter*, bast la tbaf rrrat be Si at.
tbnrlreg b- l?-4?' ? steer te sab
Bat t ?be aaaaen ee l s?Mi easts mt
? barllable le?iItnl..a? tbat are win -
l?ta la wertkj i mmr * te leak after
fbe nttlt ef fbe writer. m
W bile ibU met a..a ,.t baa4M*a
-an. . ? ? - letters wMl eatall
??aar add tlewel work ???? tbe paa
It' .et-?te?. Sf tfltebeterk, be tie Tea
tbe era nee ae la slew will Jaaftf
fajllt Ibe tiarasr.
ON INCOME BASIS
Provision Included in Bill
i Unanimously Passed
Measure Authorizes Investigation
of Interstate Carriers, Includ?
ing Stock and Bond Issues and
and Trusts Soon to Re?
Washington. Pec-mber a.?Amended
to authorize a complete investigation
into the question of Interstate caurr;? r
corporations, stock and bond issues,
the by Representative Adamson
empowering tl.e Interstate Commerce
OeatnilailUU to make a physical valua
tion of the property of rail roadie and
other common rarriera was unanimous?
ly passer) bv tne House to-day.
t_e measure would provide for a
far-reaching Inquiry, with a view t?
having railroad rates fixed on a basts
of income on actual Investment. It
would authorise employment of engi
.-eers and other escorts in ?1st ng the
property of every interstste carrier.
The Investigators wouid be ?Irected to
'^Si the original cost for -sil
?aya? purcbsses of each pieee of
?ftp, the cost and value to the
rr? sent owner snd what Increase tn
eaSeo is duo to itsKprovernents Ail
questions relating to existing stock
and bonds Issues of auch -srrWs also
would be inquired Into.
Representative Man a. of Illinois, the
Republican leader, offer*1 ? ?)# amend?
ment directing tr.? <i. - ??????
the stork and bond I same question af?
ter a petct of oeder had BOSS sustained
sgslnst hie a mend mom authorising
'he Interstate Ccmmer-c r
to reerulate and restrict the Skasstl I
of tecurltiee by carriers
The amen?', meat adopted prox-14h*e
that the proposed tnveetiaatioo stseU
aloe "cover, so far as prs.-'i ?bi?.
ouestlona portalnlr.g to Mm ISSSBaaPSl
of atacks aad bonds ky common car- j
-lern' corporation* subject to tn? pub
II-stlon of this act and ?he power of
Congreaa to reerulate or affect the
same, and pertf .tiarly asathods to |
prevent the issuance o* stocks and ,
bonds or sueh corporations without |
full value being re-elved ?h*refnr
Heb?re -.p 'v -eaau-' to- !tr era*
eo. ?n. 1 entirely IS Ml SSM Ir o-j. -
against the e: 'ginal Mean amendment
which was pendln* when the House
adjonmed Txieaday. Speaker Clark
rul?d tha? 'he ?mendment actually an
thoetstna pnpervtasoa a>f stock and
\<r,i . .. ihl r -t be considered
tVaehlnaton. tXY-mber S - Tar .ff a> d
tkw trests eo'B will be rexetx-.ng ??
eaartSsst ha Ceesgreee. The Ways ami
Me,r.s > on oilttee anil - .' . i>?
^raSlSrooT on ?r-on-. ras? )~
In tke Meantime tVarraata for -Und
ard Oil Ottcials \re Held Is.
Washington. December i?Attorney
General Wickersham to-day called Into
icoofe pence Charles G. Morrison, In
I charge of the big oil lnvcdtigatxiii ofl
I the Department >t Justice, and Wil
I liam H. Atwell, United States attorney
I at Dallas. Texas, to determine uhetner
I the government should dismiss tor lark
I of evidence any of the Individual in?
dictments, especially those against
Standard Oil officials, returnod at Dal?
las last August for the alllcged vio?
lation of the Sherman anti-trust law.
Service ot" tue Warrants for the ar?
rest of John D Archb.jld. Fl. C. Fol
gfr. Jr., and w. C Tragic, of the
Standard Oil. Indicted with others at
Dallas in connection wit:; the case
against tnv Magnolia 1'etrol. mm Com?
pany, is being held up by order of the
I Attorney-General because Mr. Wlcfcsr
I sham believes the evidence which so
I far has been brough! to his attention
did not Justify their indictment and
would not warrant removal proceed?
Mr. Atwell and Mr. Morris, whose
Investigation is expected to reveal
whether there ' as been any violation
of the decree dissolving the Standard
Oil Company, discussed the general
phase of the Texas situation with th
Attorney-General and .lames A Fowler,
his assistant. No oocsaoloa was
reached, but Mr Morris.m and Mr. At?
well were instructed by the Attorney -
General to make a careful Joint atady
of the evidence and report to Mr Wlok
ersham whether In their Judgment it
was sufficient to sustain the
1 ments. Other conferences probably
j will follow.
?JWlUEir1 m SENATE
' Taft's AppoJarraeata Are Sot Mkely
to He rralrnril.
I ?aehirgTton. December 5?Demo
| erattc leaders In the Senate apparently
had gathered added strength to-dav
for the proposed movement to prevent
the confirmation of a majority of Pr. a
ident Taft's appointments to office
that will be mad- in (ha last three
months of bis administration. It is
understood now that practically all ot
the post- .-ITIee jppo r.tm-SStS will be
"pocketed' by senators from tbe in?
terested distrirts wherever they Batghd
I he affected by a < hange of adminlstra
Tpo nominations that came np In the
i Senate Commerce Committee to-day
we-e referred to members of the -
[ ate who It is understood are likely to
hold them up.. The appointment ..
I O Newberry s? collector of cjetorris for
tlb'msr e district, in North
ollns, wss referred to S?n?fo
ri^rs and tha? of James I Ha-v"-?- a?
^^tie-.or of the Salurla din- >. -n
"?xss ?o Senator rtank "%A - ?>?
.- or:r-ioe,s opposed s previous nomin?
? ion of PJewberry. and Senator BanV
igead will not report th* Ha:bm nemt
nation ?mies? toe Texas ?'?r.a'ors ap
-- * He does not expe-er t% f will
T*ras appointments are to he |gg>
entirely to S*nat-- Tt ?rs - ?-d Rep?
resentative Sheppsrd. now Sent'T
elect, aoeorddag to a etat< ~sd*
la -day bv Senator B-siIey
DIE IN AUTO ACCIDENT
?leaker end Hinter?. Maa wf?? nkSBSt
I ader fttertnraed > er
In] .- ?
e. an I I >
?Ule-'S m as
TO AGREE ABOUT
Some for Liberal, Others
Stopping Drift From Farm? In?
land Waterways Discussed.
Oddie, of Nevada, Defends
Laws Making Divorce Easy
on Moral Grounds?Mann
on Virginia's Awakening. 1
Uniformity of marriage and dtt
la-arm. State income taxes. dcveloaaTaaaat
of Inland waterwa\s and checking; tab)
drift ?f population from the fartfsg %?
yesterday by the Governor".' CoBflt*>
.-r. ??--?.on Ir. this c'f It WM
a da> crowded with hustr.eys thr hour*)
not sufficing for all th.it tue sssemOteS
Governors wanted to My the**)
nutate by those nrevm-is^ -.. signals!
for t' la dutj and geaerai debate Say
lowed l- each 1nst.11 As ? roatasaV
toe p'.>crarr! is n ? " ''leta.
tlne . ?
? .'"r ta
? discussion PT ?
aaaale- r at "al a*t
ji i ssrs arMI te* * "~noe
rrrtT. t'ntfed Mates to * 'an''