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Shamrock Bank Robbed
R niP MANY HURT
IN ft. U. AUUIUtNl
Trolicv Car Escapes Con
trol and Rushes Down
Hill to Crash
Das! iiitf Car Berely Misses
Crash With Larger One;
MOTORMAN HELD BY JURY
Operator Attempted Franti
cally to Set Brakes Failed
All Door3 Closed by Air
KANSAS C1TV, Doc. 12. John
Ilyrne f Kansas City died Into to
nlcht nt n hospital o: his Injuries.
HI death made tho fifth known one.
KANSAS C1TV, Dec. 12. Klvc
persons nro known to havo been
Killed and 28 Injured, six or more
perhaps fatally, hero tonight when
n one-man "operated street car got
beyond control of the mortoman,
dashed down one of the longest,
steepest grades In the city, struck a
milch anil was demolished.
No One J.cnes.
According to official reports, not a
passenger on board the car escaped
Lite tonight Ferguson, tho motor
man, wan ordered held by tho coro
Hecause of tho fact that tho dead
find Injured were Hont to various
undertaking establishments nnd hoa
pllals so hurriedly official were un
able to nsccrtaln tho exact number
of victims until n. oheck had been
completed late tonight. Kvcn then,
It was said nt pollco headquarters. It
was posvlblo bodies of ono or moro
rercons killed had been taken to un
dertaking establishments which had
not yet reported tho fact.
The list of known dead and tho
more seriously Injured follows:
c n. clough, ::nnw city, Mo,
IIF.HHKHT IlIIOH'.V, Kansas City,
El.Mi;u CHAMEK, Welda, Kan.
An unidentified woman.
Tne more seriously injured, as
Identified so far are:
Mis Krlekrion, address unknown,
ucon,rlous ut hospital and not ex
acted to live.
Harold Taylor, 7. Kansas City,
Kan., expected to dlo .
M. o, Canfleld. Kansas City, Mo.
5i Parmer, Dodson, Mo.
r.3 Trobrldgo, Dodson, Mo.
M unidentified woman.
Doors Ixx'kis.1 Slint.
According to less Injured pas
't.kpih, the, motorman of the car,
Sharks 13. Ferguson. 24 years old
worked frantically to set the brakes.
Peeing that they failed to work they
raid lie turned and shouted to his
lassencers that hn was unablo to
stop the car, and that they should
"tempt to force nn exit through an
trnerirency door ut tho rear,
Whether the door failed to work
"fl not born ascertained tonight,
ff "Mais raid. The front door of tho
car was automatically controlled by
tho ,iir drakes nnd when' they failed
'.o ope- ate It could not bu opened.
..ii .iii, who stuck to his post,
vs. i seriously Injured.
A die runawny car careened
aroun,) ,i curve Just before striking
the ctv-'ch It "sldo-swlped" u larger
troll, ar loaded with passengers.
No ono on the lnrgo car was In
Juvd hot the forte of the blow
i'N;c mo windows of ono sl.lo.
: iv'ciii. class; cmi Me'ii.
' ' M ci f Knows P'tv. n
Paifnuer on the larger car, leaped
.i it uliil s acted In sen ell
ij none to notify the author!-
his of the accident, rinding' no
Ware 'nen. MrClurn smashed the
p'a'e K'ass door of n motor car es
tabi.sh'i.ent. rrawle'd In, found a
teleph, t,o in the darknem nnd sent
an en., gency call to pollco head
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afterthought have you
t..il classification 01 A. Christmas
dav ,onH? lM0 'I1""1 ov,,r to
can r1 'ou nnvo anything to sell,
Osago 6000, and ask for want
Of U.S. Attitude
TOKIO, Dec. 12. A large mass
meeting uf students nnd members
of the Students' league of Japan
was held today. A resolution pro
testing to the world In the nntue of
"Justice and humanity" against the
(intl-Jnpanesi) law In California, was
adopted. Tho resolution called on
the American people, to "reflect on
The speakers, who were chiefly
students and JouinalK's, declared
hut, while the world rcrognlrod
Japan as a great power, America
treated the Japanese us an Inferior
A similar demonstration was held
yesterday. Tho object of tho meet
ings was to arouse public opinion.
Thousands of handbills, announcing
tho demonstrations were distributed.
Repudiation of Present
Sure With G. 0. P.
WANT WAR LAWS' END
Espoinage Measure Especially
Should Be Relegated Into
Discard, Manifesto Shows
SHATTER ALL PRECEDENTS
"Political Autocracy at Wash
ington" Has Deprived U. S.
of All Rights and Liberty
CHICAGO, Dec. 12. The soclullst
party's national committee . tonight
Issued a manifesto declaring that tho
"repudiation of tho present admin
istration In the recent election does
not assure the people ngnlnst a con
tinuation of the usurpation of power
nnd vlolenco of the constitution now
In effect In Washington" and ns
sertH that tho party now Intends to
"stand up and nsscrt Itself und
remedy these conditions."
The manifesto contains demands
which It says would annul various
prosent laws which tho party looks
on as "tho encroachments of Wall
street's nutocrncy and Its political
Krcry Tradition Violated.
"During tho past four years there
hnvo been unbelievable usurpations
of power on tho part of the nd
mlnlstrntlon nnd of unbelievable
cowardice on tho part of thu Ameri
can poople." said the manifesto.
"Tho political autocracy at Wash
ington has violated every prlnclp e,
precedent and tradition of the
American people nnd deprived them
of tho rights nnd liberties guaran
ty. 1... thr i-mistltUtlon.
"The national executive commit
tee now reasserts the fundamental
principles of liberty embodied In
tho constitution and calls upon the
Amerlcnn people to support It In
the following demands: -
Wnnt Constitution "Kestorvtl."
"We demand restoration of the
constitution of the I'nlted States,
"xv.. .inomiiil Immediate repeal of
all wartime laws, especially the vile
and Infamous espionage law wnimi
has created a secret pollcu whoso
crimes against liberty aro unparal
"We demand Immediate release 01
I COXTl.NUriD ON' l'Afin NINB
Will You Help to Provide
Xmas Cheer for City Poor?
If ever tho spirit of Christmas
made Itself manifest' In pro-holiday
season activity, it wu Sunduy.
It was a day In which naturo
called and Tulsa answered. Hun
dreds and hundreds of people were
out In automobiles, 'aklng in to tho
limit ono of thotM pleasant days In
mldwlnto for which Oklahoma Is
noted. Streets, drives nnd roads
near Tulsa fairly swarmed with
Then east on Third street through
tho very center of Tulsa, Idled a
motor laden with humanity and a
little green tree, thu kind that grow
whero rocks aro hard to get ovei,
tho kind of a tree that hus heped
to keep tho Chrlstniu3 spirit so
fresh lor centut leu uu evergreen
u Christmas tree.
Curious eyes followed the jnotort
'"Wonder where ho got It'" was tho
question op many pairs of lips. Hut
soon camo another, p roudly pnrud
Ing up Third with tho green stand
ard. And another.
It didn't take the motoring popu
lace long to find out that thero
Christmas trees camo from near the
end of thu tiand .Springs bridge.
$5,000 IN CASH,
IN ROBBER LOOT
afety Deposit Boxes All
Rifled ; Securities Lfet
Scattered About 1
AXES USED ON VAULT
Rear Door Broken in, Mason
ry Chopped Away With
Ticks; Use No Explosives
MERCHANTS HEAVY LOSERS
Most of Monqy in Boxes Said
to Have Been Deposited in
Big Saturday Business
.Special to rtin World.
SHAMUOCK, Oklu., Dec. 12 Aft.
or smashing through a heavy rear
door nnd chopping a lurgo hole In
the stono and mortar masonry that
protected the safety deposit vault,
what Is believed to have been a gang
of three or four bank bandits, es
caped with t5,pi4.30 In cash from
tho First State bank of Shamrock,
Creek county. Homo time early Hun
Tho robbery was discovered at
noon when employes of tho bank
called thero after church to look
over tho morning mall.
. "l'lck" IUmr Ixick.
Kntranco to tho bank was gained
from tho rear, tho robbers breaking
two panels of tho door and thus be
ing able to reach their hands In nnd
lift up the Iron bar that held the
Then with picks nnd axes they be
gan cutting Into the walls of the safe
deposit vault, when they uppurcntly
fulled to "find" the combination on
Not n Penny Ieft.
Gaining entrance to tho vault the
robbers) systematically emptied all of
tho safety deposit boxes and while
valuable papers, Including bonds und
other documents were scattered
about, none was taken. The Intrud
ers contented themselves with the
contents of the boxes JS.OH.SO In
cash, A neareh showed that every
penny was taken by the men,
After collecting the money togeth
er nnd placing It In small bags that
belonged to the bank the men left
tho same way that they entered.
Scattered about the floor of the bank
nnd on the outside of tho renr door
wero found bars, axes, picks nnd
other tools. Tho number of theso
leads tTTo" local authorities to bellavo
that more than two men took part
In tho robbery.
All Knfo nt Midnight.
J. Wiley Smith, Justlcn or the
peace, directed an Investigation after
tho robbery was reported to him.
Ho learned that tho front nnd rear
doors of the bank were Intact nt
midnight. Neighbors heard no nolso
from tho bank during the enrly
hours of tho morning. Smith Mid
that as far as could be learned no
misplclous characters had been seen
about Shamrock during the last sev
No clows were left by the robbers,
The sheriff's office ut Sapulpa was
nntmml nf thn rriblierv this evening,
Although the Slaughter gang oi
bank robbers that hns been operat
trig In northern Oklahoma for some
months wan recently partly brohnn
up after the raid on the Hank of
Alluwee, nt Alluwee, the clear man
ner In which the local bank was
robbed leads authorities to brllevo
that the Slaughter gang mav have
co.sTiNt'nn os vAfii: mnb
Hundreds of them flocked west.
Hundreds of trees for Christmas
came back to Tulmi. The pilgrimage
continued until way after dark and
It was said that some natives 'Clean
ed" up on the "fail "
Along nbout the last of tho string
nf ears was one fairly laden with
kids laughing, happy gurgling kids
who overflowed to the running
boards nnd waved gleefully. They
proudly flaunted a green tree and
more thnn likely vlsloned the beau
lies that will probably hang thero
from on that morning, for them.
Christmas und Christmas trees
Hut there urn a lot nf kids this
year who will not havo heir Christ-
Hum associated with a green tree or
presents either They have m cars
In which to ride out after tho thing.
I'erhiins they ran walk out, ami get
a scrnggly limb from a scrub out of
which someone hns cut a shapely
Hut they wld havo nothing to put
on tho tree even if they get tt
unless Tulsa comes through to the
last ditch with a nice roll for Tht
World's limply Stocking Fund.
Burglars Get 2
Two diamond ilngs ami a valu
able fur overcoat, nnd possibly
other valuables were taken from
the home of I Jr. A. II. Hmorsiiii,
1527 South t'liielnnatl avenue
early Sunday night whllo tho
l'niorson's were away ut church.
Tho rings were woith uound
1,000, inn police wem advised.
When Doctor Kmcisnn got
home he found tho rear d')hr wide
open, Jewelry and silverware In a
pile upon a center fiblo, apparent
ly left by the burglars, and the
eContents of every drawer In the
hoUM) had been dumped upon the
floor. An Inventory Is now being
made bv Dr. Hmcrsau to learn
exactly his loss.
Three Armored Cars Suc
ceed in Reaching the
Joining of Naval Craft With
Forces of "Rebel" Regard
ed as New Factor
Ilv Thn AanArtattit Trris.
TKlKSTi:, Dec. 12. The first
break In tho regular Italian army oc
curred Saturday when tour nrmorea
cars started from Udlne, threo of
which succeeded In reaching tho
Iulacn of Gubrlclo d'AnnunzIo In
Tho fourth car was prevented
from reaching Its destlnnltnn by n
sentinel, who threw under Its1 wheels
obstacles which cut tho tires, bring
ing It to a halt. The crew of the car,
however, escaped and mnnnged to
reach Klume on foot.
General C.ivlglln, Italian com
mander, on Saturday went to Ab-
huzla, Istrla, known ns "tho Nice nf
Italy," where he conferred with the
commanders opposing tho forces of
It Isolated that owing to the Im
movable position of d'AnimiizIii, the
government Intend!) to send nn ulti
matum to him containing the threat
of an offensive action. It Is ropnr'ed,
however, d'Annunrlo would welcunu1
any military demonstration.
Tho defection from tho army and
tho recent Joining of tho pout's
forces or naval craft, It is believed,
will hasten decisive action. (Jeneral
Cavlglla's mission to Ahhuia Is con-41
sldcrcd in HUM rnnne'tp,i
Berlin Sconix Wilson's
Receipt of Noble Prize
IIICIIMN, Dec. 12. News that the
Nobel prlpo has been awarded to
President Wilson Is received with
scorn and ridicule by all thn Jlcrlln
newspapers. The liberal organs bit
terly nw.-ill the president nnd nlso
the Nobel Judges.
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ruts opi'kh nxi'iicns di:c 24. 1920,
"World and Nation Trou
ble Talked Without So
Hut Conversation in This Di
rection Is Only Casual,
Relief Man Kxplaius
ROOT NEXT "LEADING MIND"
One of Most Important Con
ferences Scheduled Today
on League of Nations
MAUION. Ohio, Dee. 12,-Thc
league uf milium) deadlock and other
problems' to be faced by the next ad
ministration were talked over be
'ween President-elect Harding today
and Herbert Hoover, u conspicuous
idvorate of the league, wdio came as
one of the first men to Im summoned
by Mr. Harding In his illumined
'meeting of minds,"
"Wo went over about the whole
gamut uf u hi 111 nn t In n u 1 troubles.
nald Mr. Hoover, "and wo wUed
Talk Aniiointmcrit Ciisuiilly.
llesldo the league, International
conditions and Kiiropeuu relations
wero particular subjects on which
the president-elect sought the .advice
of his vlt-ltor. and thero also were
references to appointments Mr.
Harding Is to make, Mr. Hoover fro.
iiuenlly has been mentioned tor pos
slide membership In the cabinet, but
lie said today's discussion of ap
pointments was cumuli und not con
Tomorrow Mr. Harding will see
lSllhu Hoot, a former secretary of
state anil recently an ailvtser in the
formation of a world court under
tho league of ne.tlons covenant. This
conference, generally accounted one
of id most Important of tho long
series to bo held here, l expected
pilmurlly to concern the league and
Mr, Hoover Is understood to have
urged strongly that portions of the
Versailles covenant bo used In what
ever world association' that Incom
ing administration may may attempt
to build. Ho said matejrlal changes
must be made In thu treaty, hut held
that tho' framework embodied In It
should be utilized as fill as possible.
;ur Harding Koimomln lox
Mr. Hoover was an adviser to the
Ameitcun peace delegation at Ver
sailles, and ho Is understood to have
furnished V Huidlng with much
first-hand Iniormatlon about the at
titude, of Kuropean statesmen, Many
of tho president-elect's (Uestlons re
lated to economic conditions abroad
with which Mr. Hoover Is familiar
through his relief work.
Among other tilings, air. iioover
declared the amount of Indemnity
to bo paid by (lermany, left Indefi
nite by tho the pence treaty, should
bo fixed nt an early date so that
German Industry could gauge Its ac
tivities to fit tho tax of payment. Ad
vising In legard to the American eco
nomic relations with Kuropc, ho told
Mr irnrdliiL- that one of tho surest
wnvs to prevent the undermining of
American Industry was to encoiirago
Investment or American capuai in
..iitprm lees abroad,
Tin, flnamlal situation at home
nlso waa discussed at length, Mr.
Hoover iuklng several suggestions
BUSINESS CENTER BURNS
MUCH OF CITY REPORTEO
Intense Wrath of Irish
Ho indignant were tho meuuieis
nf the Tulsa branch of the
I'rleml.i of lilsb p'tci'dom on
Sunday night when utilised by
The Wot Id of the burning of Colli,
li eland, supposedly by the "lllark
und Tan" mllltaiy police, that tho
meeting called to discuss the mill
mi 1 1' iloNclopinenls of the lilsh
Munition was called off.
The inemliii". who eiuwded into
the coinmls'duiiers' auilltoilum of
the niiinli lp.il building, repealedy
broke fin til In oiul protest and
denunciation of the methods of
the iiiltlsh In putting down tho
Irish III their efforts to obtnln free
speech and seldetei mllliilloil.
As a result It was unanimously
derided to call a puhllu meeting of
piotest against the way the llrlt
Ish "I" acting In I'm l( and other
places In li eland. This protest
meeting will be held Tuesday
night, the place und hour to be an
"It was the consensus of opln-
COMES UP TODAY
Senate to Consider Keviv-
al of Wartime Fi-
IMMIGRATION BILL UP
House Debate "Seel ti led With
Proponents of Measure
Certain of Success
WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 --The sen
ate and house w III eniivenii tomorrow
with leadeiH hopeful of passage he
roic adjournment of the firm major
legislation to bo voted on nt this iien-
Heiinlo to Continue Work.
Tho senate will resume Its consid
eration of the agt lc nihil o commit
tee resolution illreetlng revival or
tho war flnanco corpoiatlou and ex
tension by the federal reserve syH-
tem or liberal credits to runners. An
InfoniKil understanding bus been
reads",! to bring tho resolution to a
vote before 3 p, m tomorrow. The
roll cull on the men mi I Is expected
to be precedeTl by an attempt to strike
out the provision relating to credit
extension by the feilcra', reserve sys
tem on tho ground that It Is unneces
sary and useless.
Tho house under arrangements
completed today, Is expected to pro
ceed rapidly to a final vote on tho
Johnson bill to prohibit immigra
tion, Tho measure us amended by
thn house In the rommltteo of the
whole, would stop Immigration for
ono year Instead of four years as
originally drafted Advocates or tho
longer prohibition period organized
at conferences today to eliminate the
one-year amendment when tho meas
ure cilmes before tho house sitting
In regular session.
IlsMl!; Itcgardeil (Vrtnlri.
Iteprrscnlntlv" Haker, democrat,
California, assisting enactment of the
bill, said tonight he wuh confident
the measure's supporters would have
sufficient strength to vote down the
amendment. 1'ltlmnto imsinge if
I he bill Is reguided as assuied.
The senate, after disposing of the
farmer relief legislation, will take
up tho Gronna bill to regulate the
p, li king IndiiMry. one of Hie meiiH
ui es left over frmn the lust session
A l"tig period nf debate Is consid
ered In prospect on the measure.
Manu Killed in Slides
Caused hy Earthquakes
SAVTIA'llI, Chile, Dee, 11 - De-
laved adWeis report loss of hi ei a I
liiix mid Inluiles to
;v r,,ris In the gieal landslips
which bnve oci urred around the In
active volcano Vlll.ina, In the
I province of Vuhllva. The slides fill-
'owed violent conn in-more ien in
Hie southern provinces Thurdiii
NTAMXV A- Mil t.l Ur.
Fun, -r ,l ti,iers i "U S ilmil 1"' PhmM
O t7? li-OI An.laiUm lor e A'lvt,
One to Every
On Federal Payroll in July
WASHINGTON. Dec 12 -Ono
pei sou out of every 1J In the coun
try was on Hie govcrnim nl civil
servb" payroll lust July 31. the civil
rvlee lomiHlhi-lon ib i lines tonight
n t's annual repot t The . ommlSHlon
,iil. In liiit f those estimated by the
reiif is an empeyid in gu nlul nt -
np-iMiu'S, one ,n evi iy tiS was n
g'jvi rnu ent worker
The li inber of civil service ein -
pioyt-h last July, thu eijinmlaMlon sayi.,
Ion," Secretary J .? Madden said,
"tb.it the elUliutloll of tlin entile
world Is threatened If nn protest Is
made by tho gowrnnicnl of the
I'nlted States against such acts of
bin li.itlsm Outraged Immunity,
no less lb, in Amerliau love of Jus
tice, itninanils It."
It was decided that an Invitation
be sent to Mis Terence MacSw Iney
and MIhm .Mio Hwlnej to Im lude
Tills. i In their Itinerary, should
these Indies make li tour of the
I'nlted Stales before leturnlng to
Ireland. There was also souie
discussion or tho general boycott
being urged by the Friends of.
Irish I'ri'eilom throughout thn
(ountry of Iiiltlsh file Insurance
companies nnd the lecommenda
tlun of the placing of the business
among Ameilcau companies. Con
tinued advertising by merchants
of Mngllsh made goods,w Ith the
implication tlist they are superior
to American goods, was also de
Phone Call Said to Have
Promoted Deed, Police
COUPLE ARE JAILED
C. M. JlasH Denius Story He
Was Friendly to 'Other
Woman' as Alleged
Jealousy claimed another vlcllin
Sunday night when Ida M. Ilass shot
and painfully wounded her husband,
C, M. Hush, following a iiiurrel ut
their home, 422 North Gillette ava
According to tho pollre, Mrs. Hass
was very Jealous of Mr. Hass, und
had accused him of undue friendship
for a woman, said to huvn recently
been an Inmate of the nit j Jail,
, Nelglilsirs Cull tiff leers,
Hass wus shot In thu right ear and
right leg, neither wound being so
rbins. Sound of tho shooting and
Hass' pleadings to his wlfo not to
shoot him again, followed by bur
sereums of auger and apparent rago,
prompted neighbors to call tho po
lice, they said.
Plainclothes Officers Imglny,
Wlnte;gar(en, Sterling and othurs
iiisliud to tho Hass homo und took
both Mr. Hass and Mrs. Hass to the
pollco litutlon after Mr. Huns' wounds
had been diessed. Until urn being
hub on Investigation chai'ges.
Suspects Phono Call.
To tho ofilceis, Mrs. Hass Is said
to have chai get) lh.it her husband
was Irlendly with a woman who had
recently been In the city Jail. Shu
said she discovered his friendship
for the "other woman" and that they
hud quarreled repeatedly about thu
matter. Shu said that she thought
II mis was letting the woman alone
until tho woman called him over the
Nelghlioia nlso told of loud and
bitter quarrels between III" Hiss.'
.While sealed 111 the jailer's offlie,
Hass admitted that his wll had ai -cused
lit rii of undue rilondshlp for u
former Inmate of th" city Jail, but
declined that her uuspli Ions weie
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.i,t alul MjUih purlins T"ilu)' flr.
AHKANSAS mluy tr la w-l,
lirelmiay ilesrlnir In r.tx ntllun. cooler,
TuisMluy ,r'.t 1.1 lair.
IiAMT TI1XAM Munnty Ktntmlly fir,
ruuler, Tuiila fair
roiiu's i.ticAi, nvr.vTS,
llnbnl.-r hit, lai-ini invtimf und .
a, m ,ni u ! nulla,. i oitii, 8 p. in.
Kiwmnr I .I, luie hum ami im'OtlnK,
II 'p1 i ii j i " i p in
159 in Country
was fittl.lD! and tho government was
using them In nppi oxtmateiv l ,uu
dlffeient kinds and 'guides of wik
Thero were almost a inii'i'-ii g
eminent employes at the tn Oil
the world war. the ci'iiii!,,,.-Mii as
sei in, and adds ih.it v" v,n figures
uf m.rnc con ,i lali, p.bany
. never ug'iln woi In icuhed, J he
rommitt im d'l.irei nn "altiiKether
I rosy let on u n ' be painted' of
'ihe govti ninent'ii personnel sltua
AFTER AN AMBUSH
Saturday Night Battle
Killing Four, Wounding
Many, tho Cause
3 CIVILIANS ARE SHOT
Honib Kxplosions and Firing
Is Heard; Municipal Build
iiiKS nnd Library llurncd
21 BUILDINGS DESTROYED
DanuiKC Is Estimated at More
Than 2,000,000; Firemen
Under II audi cap
HIHIMN, Deo. I-. A im-Ksngi! re-
cclcl nl II o'clock tills evening snys
that the fires nt Cork nro under eon
trol. An official report of the confla
gration rci-i-lieil nt I o'clock sas
I lut t Hie ('oik city hull, tlici Carne
gie llbiai v, the corn market and IM
oilier buildings liuil Ih-oii ilo.-lrojcil
up tn Dial hour.
DUnid.V, Deo. I'J. Tlicro hint
been no iifflclal confirmation or
rcixirt that fighting ocenricil dur
ing the burning or Cork Is'tHCi-n
IMilli-u ami million. Tho only offi
cial inesMigo bearing nil tills rt'Hirt
wus a stiileiiicot that Hie aiiilllurli-s
liuil Imi-ii fired upon Intermittently
iM-lwien H mid II o'clock la-t night.
Tin' labor t'liuiiiil-slon Is planning
to send two lui'iiihoi-M to Cork on I be
first train tomorrow. liilMiriliv In
cline lo I ho opinion that llio procla
mation or martial hiu will greatly
Iniiiroii' I lie securltv of I In ncoiili)
and that II was IihiIHMihI prliimrlly
wild thn object of checking ents's-cs
by llio new- rorc or Irregular isilhs)
nnd bringing lliem under cunt nil.
Ity Tim Asuorhitcil Pre.
DI'HI.IN. Dec 12.--The central
portion or the elly or Cork has been
burned to the ground and other por
tions or the city aro ablaze.
rile conflagrntlon followed nn
nmbush of tho military at Villous
Crosfi Saturday night In which four
pet sons were klUoa, and many
ThrVo civilians were taken from
their iroUscH and shot ilead after tho
ainlitish or the military. Thon tho
fires started. Thole wero bomb ex
plosions und firing nlso wns hoard.
The populace Is panic) stricken.
Tho municipal buildings, tho Car
negie llhinry and tho Corn Kx
chunge, which cover a largo nrea,
have bien consumed by the flames,
which nro so hot. nt nliices that
passing tram cats huvo been set on
Several blocks of buildings In tho
ham t of the business district of Cork
were ilestioyed by fire during the
night, iinstltiitlng Hie costliest de
struction of property slnco rcprlsuli
began In Ireland.
A group of public buildings nn
Albert iiiu. Including the city hall,
the L'urnegle library and part of
the Corn i;xehuiiK also wero
biirned, as well as private resi
dences In various parts of tho city.
Kurly est!' us piarc tho dumagq
at liel ween .'.000,000 und 3,000,000
Tim fins extended to St. l'atricK t
street from Cook street to Maylor
street and swept rows of buildings
on both sides of Wlnthrop street,
lending from St. Patrick's struct to
Old George's street.
li wim leported from Cork yes- .
terdav that newly arrived parties nt
auxiliary endets marehd through
the stteeis holding up and search
ing pedestrians and firing Into lh
air following the nmbush of auxil
iaries within half a mile of thu lr
racks, 12 of them being woumiiM
by a bomb thrown from a lorry.
II o'clock Hi-lug Action
Hetwcen 7nnd f o'clock a ptr'oi'
nf Intense quiet fell on the riiy. but
near 9 o'clock uniform" ' i ien be
gun t dl'pla gr.it .i nl y At
some points train ni uer,, held up
cii.n ii' i.i' ,'-' r'" j
New York Life
Farmer & Duran
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