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erMountain f 01 16 No 24 Republican SALT LAKE CITY UTAH MONDAY DEC 20 11909 Pricey 5 Cents Tnt Salt Vn Lake ix 1 Keral N M t
PARR TO I RECEIVE
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ALMOST MILLION
HIS ClAIM
18 GRANTED
Informer in Sugar Fraud Case
Against American Refining
Company Will Receive His
Share of 2000000 Paid In
DISCIRfREB STEEL
SPRI GINTHE SCALES
Conflict in Statutes May Pre
vent t Payment of the Full
Amount but at Least 700 1
000 Will Be Given I
DETECTION SMUGGLING
New York Dec 19 William
Loeb jr collector of the port of New i
York has approved the claim to
moiety by Eioaard Pan deputy col
lector and original informer in the
sugar frauds on the 2135486 paid
into the United States treasury by
the American Sugar Refining com
pany as restitution for duties evaded
by underweighiiif
According to the statutes regulating
Fucli awards Parr will receive not ex
ceeding iu amount onehalf of the net
proceed which will lUean in this case j
It the luim is approval by the treasury
department approximately 1000000
Mr Loeb approved th < claim only after
H thorough investigation by Harriaon OB
borne solicitor of the custom He said
that the claim was valSri in that Parr on
November K > 1907 discovered a steel
sprint used by the companys checkers
to influence the weight of draught or
Migar urivtrsely This laid bare the
frhen to ilcfraud and it was due to
t videii obtained as the Consequence of
the e nis 1 of November 2 < j that the Jury
j ti tlk il suit atainst the company
last si ring gave a verdict of guilty which
v is tolUnvffl by the taviwg of il HgAc
Jty JiT5ft and the rUtudr 4C
SooeW1
Mr ioob could not lx 1 seMi UktlMU
il I win > ail at his liouse I that he had
n ira itIy iiid vould not bt Uisturbed
Par is not the only claimant for the
fvvani lie ha3 a serious rival in Edward
i AndTIoJH a customs employe but the
1lfen if that Parr will win for the
I eaNI d h Port ment has ratified prac
tically 1 i > move of 1 Mr lob in the
figar tvaiiilalt
Conflict of Statutes
Thei f j cline conflict nt tatutoB CUr
irnii I invnient of tlii i character but
i > is ail i t allY event Parr will receive
Jo D i e iriii v > f the mount nanwd or
lipprct 700600
Purr o Ktit confijn the report that
lr < ISi > c na s acted favorably on his
fiaim in Id tiiat Mr Lueb had ratified
ilie d < > I
I tlo iii t know exactly hcn much I il
Ticeht t aitl lalT I In I exceptional cast I
the jn trniiiini awards Vi I pi cent Imt
more IIiIdl > Ui or ar > per ent All the
ether ilmms ere before the solicitor
lull tin Mt t that mine was uplield speaks
Ior I its If
Mftv1 i I used in tu tet inn nith
1 it claim diinies a I < YI 01 portion of
> tliv ifiniiion of I lie word indicatcf
Jiie Hlik s prcsorlho
ThM I v heiiever any uffiiiv < r l the cus
lulls fi 1 nil ° r ixrson hhall ddd ard
Size > > waros or nierchandise in the
Rt < r 1il1 I smuggjfii or which have
Ton iiuiKgiel he snail bo I entitlc tu
Mrh LiiiMciisation therefor as the cr
t ry of ihi I tieasuy shall award
It i > ii > larselv upon Parts discovery
ff 1 th > l 1 spi ing thit employs of the
Aijiefi < in Si xar Refining company were
Ciivi tfii hist week At 1 present he has
< uarr > L > neighing department of
tite rice here
Seer > f the Treasury Mb eagb
vill r iiass upon the recomovndai
tons t < ilham Locb Jr collector of
in iut if I N > w York that Richard Parr
1 < gi 1 niiifty of the 213348 col
Jte 1 t t American Sugar com
pany fot back outies dodged and fines Im
P54I for such avoidance The secretary
< ouUi not Ve reached tonight No other
rftVial of the treasury would discuss the
nittr
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RICHARD PARR
The informer in sugar fraud case
who may get million
GUTS HIS THROAT
WITH PEN KNifE
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wmfamt 1ithltCoflhm1t
cide at State and First
South Street
William C Hunt an old Wyoming cow
puncher committed suicide at 230 oclock
this morning at the corner of First South
and State street by cutting his threat
with a small pocket knife Hunt arrived
in Salt Lake about three days ago from
Nevada and since his arrival has been
drinking heavily It s also understood
that MB savings for several months had
been lost in a poker game
Early in the evening Hunt was seen
at the Lincoln house where he hall been
stopping since coming here and he was
ai that time br66ding over his prolonged
pre ard the Iou e of Ills earning At
M J dock this morning he left theh < Kel
sad started east on First South Street
On reaching the corner of State SLt
he plunged the blade of a small 1EiIne
into his throat and died within a few
minutes from the loss of blood He was
found soon after he had cut his throat
but hft had at that tIme bat so much
blood that he could not be ed
Hunt has been about t Lake for
several I years past His as sJ were
ppent r on Wyoming catHo r ts here
h had quite a reputation us tlbM t
ow man He was51 i year uJ j 1
Vhilc preparations were beinT e1m
remove Hunt I to the t emergency huipII
he I died I 1 and the body was not removed
until the arrival of Acting Coroner Stan
ley A Hank The blade with which he
cut his throat aboutOne and onehalf
inches long was ound on the sidewalk
near 1 his I body
CHILD IN s
NOT THE ONE WANTED
Louisville Ky lie 19F K Keller
jr father of Alma Keilner the missing
Iouisvllle girl at Wanhington bid to
day failed to identify the child taken
into custody early this naming aa his
child
GBEWOME FIND IS MADE
IN HOME OF TWO SISTERS
I One Found Hanging 0 With t Hat Pin
Imbedded in Body and Clihr
Woman Dead Nearby
Newark N J Dec IDTwo aged spinster alters Franaes and Itabol
Ujtchie were found Lead today in their home They had lived alone Joe
twenty years Their source of income WM mytteriaiu
Jar v < > found l TIE on the floor
viMle thr lily of t victor dangled
troth a p i e o f cloth Luc 1 made fast
II lv a di A small h > vae found In
the hung I Iujin on L t lover of wilic
1 Lad 1 > IP lnfllI
j Fri q LCtf it i i iSit i M
I tooTh
Th ia i th belie 12it di no woni
m huci i rri J i out it i d i agment
Fran iiiBiug lie I I Ir1 did the
body ur 1 tut down 11
Hut flirt he invent 1 C rugtt 10
jgltt Lr rpWOI d > i l1dr
in atli iv j r lothing j n in fio
raH of Fran > 1 w t I lIIIj
up tn MM hat The pu j I 1 1 I > uil jn
close to the h arr Similar wounds but I
of nii 1 Tioiis nature were found I
in tl brt T hirti ifMtls to the be
lief r 1 I nay have quarrel
and 2 f
andV1 i iiberiti tan1
hr 101 1tlr i iii
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bat t 1
lianLa I clf aid th U I
ended her own life will perhaps never be
known
I PASSENGER TRAIN IS
STRUCK BY A FREIGHT
St t Paul Dec 19 Westbound pas
senger train No S an tne Aunnesota
and Iowa division uf fhe Chicago St
Paul Minneapolis Omaha which left
I Ht Paul at 10 a ni today foilldfd with
a freight train at Blakely Minn about
i i flu n Kitoman fop Ziniifll and Mali
clerk I F Torg > r < iii both of St Paul
were killed None of the pa engera I
waC injured seriously
PRISONER FROM LIBBY DEAD
i Faris D ii j I nI01 1 f lark
sixty uin s n < old ut > of tir five men
Who iOj 171ldf lfljl the is
i 11 I 1 iIA 10
cJU 1 a tuuui iLJ tUc I
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I GOES INTO THE COURT
WITH WORKING WOMEN
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MRS BELMONT IS
FOR THE STRIKERS
I I GivesHer Handsome Home as
I Security for Girls
i Bail
X > w York Dec 1I1B O H P
Belmont demonstrated early today that
she has the interests of her working
women at heart Three oclock this morn
ing found her in the night court await
I ing the disposition of four women shirt
waist workers charged with disorderly
conduct in connection with the strike
Several lawyers were retained by Mrs
Belmont to defend the strikers but with
the approach of morning they had die
appeared and when the glrte were calked
to the bAr no one was present to appear
for them
Mrs Belmont here stepped into the gap
and offered ball for the girls tendering
her home in Madiwjn avenue as security i
Is your home worth SOO asked
Magtrate Butts in routine manner and i
ton I
tOI1oI think it IF replied Mrs Belmont j
It is valued at WOOOO but I think there
may be a mortgage upon it for J100000
which i raised to help the shirtwaist
workers and the woman suffrage move i
ment i
nipntThe
The security was accepted
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MRS O H P Belmont
CHEERS RIN OUT
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T ROUfi MANAGUA
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i Civilians Draw Revolvers to
I Defend New Candidate
I for the Presctncy
Managua DM ItlJose Madriz judge of the 0 atral Aateriian court
of justice j at Cartago who hag been put forwajiLa a candidate for the
presidency to succeed Zolaxa T eivecf an enthajBajticrecfl Ml ar
I rival today vf c >
Long before he reached J the capital Ma
dri U the Mel eV 1
1W j t hy > 1
qa 4Irtm ta ajid
al ogha tII
aD hIe erew AWJI1
T the td YbrY I
orataarv Troops and jjl wte 12L 1
I for < b for the protectlwi o MjrIa
weM on foot to a hotel thro4ih
I I most Inextricable m < u of peor1 1
I and detMtives br4dto g a way throngh
I the solid ratMf Mhng and throwing
aside the franUfc y Opte
In front of the park there were hostile
cries against the attempt of the aoMiera
to clear a street and immediately fifty
civilians all residents of Leon t18 home
of Madris and stronghold the metals
who taVf led his candidacy whipped > ut
revolvers brandishtn them in I the air
They formed ft compact mass around
Madrlc acting as his bodyguara and es
corting him to hit quarters
Far amoment the altuatioii was cut
teaL There were shouts of Viva Leon
ta belt with Managua NO shots were
fifed tad the procesaibii want On The
fac uftb presideht401 candidate was
flushed IMV M a lofeof ajnxtety JJ
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WI OlTlfldnied tft hotlby the
I lnlniljter ni1 ftt the i the
5 e shut out
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INIOO from Punta UStis CoMa
Rica HA WM recehnedby mi8lllo
rrtifwuenting congress the supreme court
and the rminicipalltWe of Leon Managua
Cliinaiilejfk and Malaya
A iylnte was fired in tile honor Sol
diems stood at attention and ithualanm
market the greetingyrf the oro rA Dr
Martriz although seMnlnifly well ptoased
at his welcome made no speech Soon
after he landed he said in an Interview
1 shall accept the honor that has been
offered me T am not the candidate Of
Loon but I am the candidate of the en
+ lr i republic Chief concern will be to
p ali the I ancient sectionalism that haft
divided certain localitiea
Dr Madriz said that lie was not certain
how the revolutionist would receive him
He had sent a delegate to BlueOeWa to
confer with revolutionary leaden there
Continued on Page Six
IWH i WHI IS H
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Not on tuconia May Have Left
on tliefllnitcd States but
Nobody Sure
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New York Dec 13 Intiinatfjieods of I
Dr Frederick A Cook Mfto aiLen pine
and needles pending th e efetOH on his I
data at Copenhagen said Uwipljt th t
in their belief Dr Cook la at the him I
of a friend in Christianaand within esay i
call of Copenhagen It is thoMpht that
Dr Cook left this country on the steam
er United States which sailed tm Thanks
givins day Walter LomdaJe the ex
plorers secretary is known to hare sailed I
on the vessel I
Another Rumor Abroad
Naples Dec 13 Tbfl rumor EBC ad feet
today that Dr Cook wu aboard th
steamer Sasonin and a large dumber of
people rushed to the dock to greet him
The captain of the Haxonla wH he bed
been notified that Dr Cook Intended to
cross on his steamer but was detained and i
asked the company to transfer his ticket
to the Carmanis
OMAHA MAYOR ClEARED
Governor Decides Evidence Is Not
Strong Enough Against
Officials 1 i
t
Lincoln Neb Dec W 4sernor 6balj
enbars tonight arwineed hIS ftodiogs
in the complaiP found nJtrur
Dahten ainl tnembera of he boinkt fir
and QPkf commptaiwHtt boiE
cintgSis Bonenforoefliew af a k
saloon closing tow < ijj
The governor says it 1bsWeit f i
the attorney general anMs p tb1itt a 1
case has not been made SMMt the of
ficial which would justify Vm tn bring I
ing Mttcuedtogs to oust thew from or
flee At the MH time ha Uf uetiBc i the
matter ia belT ta abayaimctt aatf gutt any 1 j
laxity in law efrforcement lp the futurp j j
will result in expulsion under the power I
i conferred upon him by the statute i
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CARDINAL HAS RELAPSE
Takes Communion but Grows Worse
and Recovery Is Doubtful
Rome Dee 19 Cardinal Satelll who
recently suffered a relaps from DP
phrttip was slightly improved tnis
morning and JartsMd upgn aheplso
celebrating main in the sick l l rsont He
also took om m union Tht afternoon
his condition was much worse
Alarming symptoms developed m < i
there was pome delirium Grave tear
arc ntertftinpf for thp rardiivalg Tf
nry Ian tellgraphtr 1nqurj
ban bee Hwcd from Asnerica
BATTLE WITH THE ICE
Crew of Three Win Eight for Life
After FMhni TUG
Bum
Loiain 0 Dec ItThe fishing tult
Penelope of Cleveland burned this after
noon four miles off shore The crew
of three escaped after a battle with too
flees which almost cost them their lives
The boat which belonged to A H
Lanfiwell of Cleveland was bound for
its winter quartets at St Clair Mich
Thin afternoon Captain Charles Inches
discovered fire in the woodwork above
1 the engine room and in only a few mo
iMes > Ui his position and that of then
rghr and fireman became untenable
I White tlasy were lId aOIhqJ to can
iuo the larger l of two yawls the yawl
I caught fin The men wr t erc 4 to
taJte refuge in the other a smaller one
The aides of the tug were in fltnien be
I team they launched their little craft
i There had been no time to don axtra
OUrthing and the day was one Of the
I coldeoi of the winter The men I ease and
lN 4Pd were crusted with ice before tey
had gone a mile
Two miles off shore they encountered
1 shore ir too thin tu bear their weight
but thick enough to Impede the progress
1 of the boat Through this they were
compelled to brpak their way
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MUTilATED BODY fOUND
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Death of Woman on Trestle May
Have Been Result of Terri
ble Crime
Seattle lJP < 19itthat I is belle Hd by
NIP police to if evidence Of a tefnble
crime was found heiiFath the TVestUKe
trestle when the niutiiated kMty of Mrs
Dorothy Woodb ea J wa picked up there
today The lower limbs were severed
from the trunk which was otherwise
I mangled Little Mood wa found 011 the
tos of the tifstlt which led l the coroner
ti older the arrest of two men seen with
t1Fs Wood fl last uiftht in cafes The
authorities aesejt that the woman wa
dead h1r hrr body was placed l where
a car untiE pas over il during the night
I handsomf Mrs WoodTjead was 99 years old and
I PRETTIEST GIRL IS
DORWNED WITH CHUMS i
BLLLI1 Iiil Poo l1IAlpa Cur
ran who had Just received the priaa
for the prettiept girl in the school dai
trlct Alma rttcrbwh her chum and
Wllliani Johnson the girlf trachrr
fir i diwviiffl lfsi nigiit t HS they we i
lryintr It vinh flTU i lnimff nit here
I c t r sUig i IIl
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TRAIN GOES
I Off CURVf
Engineer and Firemen Killed
When Engine With Mail
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Car Rolls to the Bottom ot
a Fortyfoot Embankment
THIRTEEN SERIOUSLY
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INJURED IN A WRECK
Tourist Cars Turn Turtle and
I Some of the Injured Are
Pinned in Wreckage Where
Prompt Action Prevents Fire
RUNNING 30 MILES AN HOUR
Tncwn Ariz Dec 19 Engineer I
Tom Walker and Fireman P W Bau I
I er both of Tucson were killed
thirteen persons were seriously in
I jured and thirtynine others cut and
broiled when Southern Pacific train I
No4 formerly known as the Golden
State limited was wrecked three
miles west of Benson at 401 this
i morninf
The most seriously injur d wr brought
in a hospital train to St Mar mi hospital
at Tucaon They are
Willtrd M Knight Lo Angel mail
clerk may die
John Lawrence Soldiers horn Los An
pIe
W R Walker mail clerk LOll Angeles
Mrs L A Bellows Boston Mara
A H Foster mail clerk Lo Angeles
William Collins Oakland
James A Wilson Ontario Cal
Mrs James A Wilson
Colonel William Fife Oanan w Mexico
Mrs Helen Morton LOB Angel
Miaa Nellie Corbett
Edward G IDdmundF mall clerk Los
AngE lee
Conductor Kdward letin El Paso
At the time of thf accident the train
wan running thirty miles an hour South
ern Pacific officiate ascribe the wreck
to striking a curve at too hieh speed
The engine baggage re r mail car and
two tourist sleepers toppled from the
rails the engine and the mail car roll
ing forty feet down into a eulwrt The
other can turned over aa tfcey rteared
the rails but did not go tJIthe ditch
Two Pullmans and an obwrvation car
remained on th rails and the momentum
carried them VO feet beyonft the wreck
age Engineer Walker and Pireroan Rawer
met instant death in the cib of their en
gine ft injured l war nearly all in
the towrtrt nlepf anj Lfl Mit I car
I at difficulty MdNimMfw lan
I mtVar twe i the It II out
3iar oat bJi
of tT
fIu
I rWw tI l today
w In an BpcMent at die tame curve
I three year ago when he was seriously
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injured
WAGE DEMAND ON I
I MANY RAILROADS I I I
i Pittsburi Dec IDThe Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen tomorrow
will servo netiee on seventyfire railroad companies east of the KiKit
i gijipi river that an increase in wages will be demahde the increase to
be from 5 per cent to 40 per cent
W G Lee national president of the
brotherhood tonight refused to say what
I action would be taken in case the de
mand III i refuted The recent referendum
vote taken by thp trainmen on the de
mand resulted practically In its favor
About 75009 members of the brotherhood
are employed on the railroads affected
The action of the Brotherhood Of Rall
g Trainmen as announced in Pltts
but tonight vas not mexpctd in
New York Knowing that the referen
Jium vote was being taken railroad heads
were preparing to meet the situation anrt
tevsral conference have been held in
the last two w > pk
It Ic likely that a committee represent
ing the employer will be appointed at
one to arbitratf the matter Involving as
It does all the great lines In the east
It will he impossible to predict what
course ach road will pursue but it is
piwbabte that the road will stand tO >
g ther on the broader issues at stake
I SQUIRRELS ARE MENACE I i
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I Bubonic Plague Is Spread by the Lit
tle Animals Throughout
California
Washington Dec 1The possible
I spread of buD I plague through squir
rels to such an rtwit as to becowe fI
real menace to auctions where no cases
have 110 far appeared has been called
to the attention of the house committee
on arrkuiture by Secretary Wilton
I The public health service has asked the
biological bureau of the enrtmenf of
I agriculture to devise sonw means for
t dstmvn the lluirrelO Uirourh wWeh
according to Chief Jderriam of that bu
reau the fectkm has spicaa in to
I mics cf CAli
latc1 < a fff over fOO square ma > 3
torni
The bureau ha been 1Ilked t matoe a
HUIVV of the region hifpMted with the j
ssroiind squirrel to find tlie extent of
plague manifeatation
Secretary Wlletm ha told he < oinjnit
tee that he refearfed it as at Important
to stamp out the bubonic plague as to
make the iaiupaign against the foot and
I
mouth disease another fight the depart
ment ha on hand but h lias made no
I recommendatiori as to an appropriation
for ths purp > JRll5 of the close
i pruning Of expenditures all along the
I line
i I UPROAR AT BELGRADE
j National Deputy Dares to Ask King
to Abdicate
Kolsrade Dec 13Tlie nAtHjnal 011
MmUy was the seen of an nprour Sat
urday when a national ueputy presented
a moUon calling upon the king to abdi
cate hecauw it wa noi llkfly he would
ever be ipr < led by foreign court
The flrr idpnl of the ihnrrher rfll8PcJ
tn ail 1O tv the Olin t I pt fovmallx I
aio a1 t FPI srtfff m I tt 1 inr the incl
3cnt have AjtU coui = 1
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NEW KING STANDS
i BY PASSING FILE
HOMAGE TO
DEAD KING
Thousands Pay Last Respects
to Dead Sovereign in Pres
ence of the New King and
His Officers and Dignitaries
SOCIALISTS PROCLAIM
FOR A NEW REPUBLIC
Costly Bu rden of tns iGofti f <
the Basis of th Pea1d
Organization Declines to
Swear Allegiance to Albert
EULOGIZED BY THE CHURCH
Brussels Dec lBThe body of
King Leopold lay in state in the royal
palace today while thousands filed
silently before the catafalque and
paid homage to their late sovereign
In the presence of Prince Albert and
officers and dignitaries of the court
and of the government the coffin had
been borne to the mortuary chamber
while priests chanted the Miserere
and a procession of nun told the ros
ary for the dead
Passing through tnt garden aul < is 1
way up the broad marble ftai ae jlrl
ai ross the vast reception hall tncv vii
had come to the alee I found iheni I < lve
in a room of MJIP the tra pnf < >
which were hlak with silver fting hc
room Was bright with the glare f i < y
tric globes and the soft glow nf h l
dieis of candles The mahogany aLet
in whkh the king U I was ha Ifdrr + ped
with the colors of tiic old grenadier vgi j
rnont and RurTcountori by his daughter
floral wreath it WHK guarded on j pitier
side by thr e office t in uniform alit
taring with gold and with sword hrZI
UI to the royal saints
I Against the walls Curl between te 11 i <
palms other officers held the runlard
of the kingdom
fn front of 1410 Hl tJa tit ti fis
nufutiand prMt
For three hours onpe 11e5cJ tii i
thr palace witnest of the inufs
ScEne
Eulogy Is Issued
The BFlpiaii cpiFioPote tJfli < 11 i n 1 5
pHstorail eulogizitiitr iXitiJ LpsopoM a
apostle of iioaff aid jurtke thp i gJ r
ficr of tiip I I vatlir faith and I p c
rote of ChristlTii Civilization imi 0
fhc founding and development nf i
Congo Independent State
On the oher hanrt the genera s i 1
isttr organization trail Issued a i > ci
mat ion in favor I uf a republli ai n
damning Ij oiw > l < f for imposing ur tu
country thp costly hiinjen of th 1iJt
The proclamation add that the S 0
o > < line to swear allegiance to AM I
who as monarch is i bound tn r
ffiit the oppression of those wlio al r > r
> > r those who fatter on tli fnms of < >
borPrincess
Princess loiiisp win hss > iiinm 1 >
legal battle for ti I estate of King ie i
KId and of Baroness Vaughn has
arrived It is i reported that ww wr
rations have a1 pn which will result in
her refusal to > omr lit Belgiurii 1of
Count Ijonyay husband of fnnrr It
Stpphaiii il i here
The 8oir publisher a ilicp + I11
Rome stating that it is I confii med 1 v 1 tu
Vatican that King tipold and B n ifp
Vaughan were married both hv a I il I
I ceiemony and a religious fetylOi
San Remo and that the hln fII1 rjr1d
his daughter otherwise he < cull rot I
have been absolved
According to newspapers tie ex > P TI
press Charlotte widow of the lat Maxi
milian of Mexico bus not been nfurmKi
of her brother Leopolds death
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I POLICE E SERGEANT
FIGHTS REVOLVER I
DUEl WITH THIEF
At 3 oclock this morning a lone high
wayman entered Youngs cafe at 12
Main street and robbed the cash register I
ofUQ Immediately following the rob
bery the street was aroused from itS
slumbers by a pistol fight between the i
robber and several policemen No one
however was hit in an exchange of I
twenty shots
The mysterious atraager entered thf
cafe at 840 this morning and ordered a
sandwich It wag delivered to him at the
counter and bythe time he had flushed
eating the robber was alone in the cafe
William Murdo the waiter went to the
kitchen and aa he returned he saw the
stranger in front of the cash register
bupy transferring the contents of > the
cash drawer to his pockets Murdock I
jumped for the rob rwho drew a gun
and comnaimded the waiter to bold up
his hands and shot up Murdock ceuldnt
see it that WaY Ahd atarted for his man
but wlMJi the tqtJ wax poked In bis face
and the command to put his hands wa
repeated in more forcible terms hf
reached for the ceiling white the robber
I made Ma way to the rear Ulurdock im
mediately telephoned for the police and
Sergeant Roberts came through Com
mercial street to the rear of the cafe I
I just M the robber climbed down a fire
I cape and started through the alleyway i
toward Commercial street
Then the shooting began and for a few I I 1
minutes there was a continuous fysiladf i j
as the police sergeant and t V > robber ran
down Commercial street towards Second
South street While they were running I
to the corner of Second South and State
I streets twelve shots wire fire and so
I far as could be ascertained the only dam 1
age done was to a large plat glass win I
dow in the Fatetaff saloon I
Closely pursued by Sergeant Robert
the robber ran down State street to i
Victoria alloy and then through to Main I
street where the shooting was resumed
and as they ran down towards the Fed 1
eral building the shots were heard inter
mittently
Officer Tom Cssady was standing
across the street and noticing the excite
ment in the cafe hurried atioFB to ascer
tain the trouble He wa told of the
robbery and at once went to the Nevada
house
11ouOn reaching the office a man was seen
entering the efafet and was pointed out
as the robber He was undressed He
was ordered from the closet and he came
out cojnplaJnipg of being sick Backing
comi made tn his room and I
locate tkS4 < H behind him Hurriedly
drciJMiSg himself the robter i opened thn
m otbW room which leads to an I i
g t t the ritd made hia e < Sle
K the fire escape By the time Offi
Caadidy > taoord his frror thu
cq g tr0t down Com
afit tU > berts in
sliest
ftcM SfceOB S r 4on at to Vie
t toria atiey ftrfBr bit ran There were
tn Alt about thirty shot exchanged be I
tween the officer and robber but none I
took effect
I
I CHILLY JN MEXICO j
Heavy I Snow and Mercury Drops Be
low Frcezlns
aatre > Mezice Dec 1t nonher
struck this city early today accompanist
by p Jtdft4 > rabi Tonight the tempera
ture WM I degrees below freezing the
coldeet tea lIMn in Monterey for twelve
years Then 1 much suffering among
the poorer Oldie and public buildings have
been opened to them A heavy snowfall
is reported from Saltillo
I
VICTIM OF MAFIA
Chicago Pro 10 Tosoph KMHSO ws
shot today tint may die lie had is
cia red he had bn doomed by members
of asecret aoctsty in Italy and gave the
name of an Itatan who he said had
followed him
I No Marriage Record t
I Pad Ltfi 20A cilapatoli to tli fir 5
from San Tienm says xhaustiv i lIr ut
I it 1 chiirihep failed to discover atjy p I iv
of Kind Leopold inarviag with Raron
i rsis Vaughan aiher farloffufin wh is
i reported to have celebrated the marna
j has been in Tokio since 1507 this PC I
i essor Father CociM while oom rrcd
i that a marriage existed fron tlt ft
I that the cavranients were iii vpn us n
inK killS believes that It took pUr
either at Monaco or at the knt1 > Is 1
at Kepfaret
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LEGISLATION BY CONSENT
IS THE CLOSING PROGRAM
4anfirnatiozz of Associat Justice
Will Receive Serious Consid
eration in Senate
Washington Dec I9With probably less I than a quorum of either
house in the city all legislation in i congress in the next two days will be
by common consent The houe will undertake nothing more than the
passage of some minor bills and the completion of its work on the Dis
trict of Columbia appropriation bill which already has ben under con
sideration for two or three days
It had been hoped that the army sup
I ply hill might be taken up and disport I
of before < i djuthmeflt but that program
has been abandoned in the far of the
departure of IO many member
Tb e eenita Mil U8Wtak jt eept
th confirmation of HOte Lurton to br
associate Justice of the supreme court of
the INKed States Tke nomination wilt
be riiportr favorably to the senate on
Monday and an effort will be made to
have It acted upon Indication are that
there wHl be objection and that Mi
Laitons confirmation will take plac
before the holidays
It fcs not expected that a quotum win
be present either Monitor or Tuesday
and If such should prove to be th case
a call for an aye ana no vote wmiM have
the effect of postponing mtlon until Jan
uarv No one seems willing to arept this
responsibility and Senator 811 i on of thf
judiiary ommitl4 who ha il of
I
n nnmotnr is j h ° f1ui that riJ 1
all will not be asked
c <
r liinlab I I > ihfr I I sv 1 ntnihi ot un i
UOTS whi oncr Mi L I rton S age f
I T > against him tl their rtbiertirn dT
not tn to I tnc exi iit of l pronounced op i
pnijtlon
tim inv Hgatin l hl ing rnafit rf M 1
i Lurtons I decisions m he bench e s
view of determining iie t foundation I I o
i the chary that thfy ar e in the Intel < = i
of corporation X statement cnvvsns i =
i phase of thp qnpjlion Ttrobab win hf
I I preS itd tn tl n > Itr
I Tn rhe inaiii i thr > l positdii 1 i i > > t
I the President h 4 ir hs my in tic i KF
tion nf n sircF n histirp Prckh m
but mil s mtr roc disposed to ins
4 recnn rptiirlins Mr Tnrti qnIr
I cominf It tipfr HM ari >
i If I it I were nueiittun i I of S HI
I feat Mr Tiiirton would ao nnr i l 0
I piop anr1 there i i o HonSi t i c
j w iilrt i firmed nn s > > r
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