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? TIhTear-No. 250-Pric"cFlve Cent.. OGDENCITY, UT AH WEDNESDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 15, 1913. Entered a6 Second -elas. Matter at the Poatofflee, Ogden. UUh.
s MEXfCAN Situation drifting
5 TO CRISIS WITH IINITID STATES
" Government Awaits Huerta's Next Move Deep Significance
Attached to Action of Spanish Minister President Wil
son Holds Conference With Bryan, Foreign Rela-
tions Committee and Senators Behind Closed
Doors Navy Ready for Any Eventuality.
t DICTATOR BARS AMERICAN WARSHIPS!
President's Latest Note Attracts Widespread Attention
Mexican Government's Official Reply Awaited With
Keen Interest Lawlessness of Huerta Regarded
as an Act of Bad Faith Toward American Gov
ernment Dissolving of Congress a Vio
M iation of Constitutional Guarantees
No Possibility of a Fair and
, Free Election.
Washington. Oct. 15 The Mexican
liiuatlon today was regarded by offi
cials here as drifting toward a crisis,
Ml ith the United States awaiting Hn
H , ta's r;. xi mov e
The commanding feature was the
I action oi tho Spanish minister in
p Mi xiro ( billing a meeting of the
diplomatic corps t discuss Huerta s
assumption of a practical dictator-
1 ship. Administration officials and
I I diplomatists attached deep signifl
9 cauce to that. This development at-
Haded great attention because of the
fjj I Spanish ministers friendship for
m I Henry l-1)'' Wilson, the former am- '
ba-sador of the United States to
W veo and because the Spanish niin. ;
fm I'.-iei never ha- supported the polio j
IB of the Untied Stale .
J Meetings at White House.
. President Wilson discussed the alt.
I Bualion with Secretary Bryan and sev- .
I Seal senators and later the fore v
reliitionb committee of the en;ue hud
l' E a meeting behind closed doors. It
y v. u - r--:.ii.ar meeting da. howcvei.
I Hand the session of the senators was
E not called by developments.
I man H;u "a oi ill- committee
W in . tall- I 'm prr s .lent epre.-s j
eu the view that even had the United
I pi,. I- i-i.-i i.-.;:I.:mI i 1 uerta. his assum p -U
i;IV Hi. vol - oi dictator would, in
W his opinion, have been rutticlent j
fij (.,, - lor a withdrawal of reeognl
R t on. Th-re are no precedents i : :
LB withdraw. ug recognition once extend-
t ed. bui diplomats pointed out that
It euch an effect might be substantial
It 1; ; i ompllshed by withdrawing
uj , a, 1 1 dor
if Naval Force Plans.
D Plan for keeping an American ua
I Yal fore." In Mexican waters com-
manded almost cquil atlcnt on i
penally in view of the strained sit 1 1 -
! I alion following m closely Huerta'
J announcement that his government's
permission for the presence of Am-
I cr.can warships would not I"" renew-
I cil tlii- month an-i the announcement
II of this government's Intention to ac -f
cora'pliah its end withoui confllctine
win) the laws ol Mexico bj changing
ll the tit tall? oi ships.
It It was mude plain that the Wash
i iiigton government was determined to
K h.nr a" naa! representation read)
IS for any eventualll and som b-
I, er thought the nexl a ep toward a
j culminat on 1 1 naU n ni
a be forced over thai point
9 Publication of President Wilson's
SS Lust note to Huerta attracteJ w de
gW attention lor it: brevity and forceful
( n-.-- Til- .-.i- m :-'.) -rnmein. l- r.--R
ply was awaited with k enesl lnter-
i e;t Mfanwhlii all the agencies of
91 the government concerned in f, sit.
1 j lion wen in constant and clo
I Cf inrnunica ion
U S. Attitude Defined.
' Tho i'lstructions delivered b
Charge O'Shaughnessy to the author-
Hi.-: at Mexico City defining the at-
2 llnide of the United St"- 'ov.anl
Huerta's assumption or dictatorship
SHf Tere as follows:
The presldeut is shocked at the
bwlessnest ol the metheds employe 1 j
bv General Huerta. and as B ' "
I I friend of Mexico is deeply distressed
at the situat on which has arisen. He
tinu- it Impossible to regard other
wise than as an act of bad failb to- i
(W vvatd the United Stales Huerta s .
course in dissolving the congress and
S3 1 arre ting the deputies.
Violation of Guarantees.
"It is not only a violation of a con.
I biHut'onal guarantee but destroys all
possibllitv of a fair and free election.
" lb.- pr.v'iden be'ieves th: t au elec
tiou held at this tune under the con-
ditions as now existing would have
hon" oi the sa iction with which law
iT turronnds the bcllot and that t e Pe
II bull therefore cctild not be regarded
I ,6 representing the will of the pco-
m It ',e
, , T li preslden'. would nut ( I Jn -
' J i tilled in accepting the results of BU2D
J an election or in recognizing the
pres. dent so chosen."
CARRANZA LEAVES CANANEA.
Hfif Cananea Scnora, Oct 15. Gener
r.i v.j ustiano irranza, leader o; the,
ConstitutloDalist revolution let here
Q today tor llerao-lllo after ' '' o -clayo"
stav durin," which th ctty gave
! i;;eli up to a continuous celebration
Jffl Nr.gales Sonoia Oct 15 After
i two days of desultory fighting. Cou
titctionallst troops Investing Guay
uus hava- driven the feder : from
Kjinatme and S:'.n Jose d.- Guayma.
:ii!jurh? Tie- batMe continue 1 to
0a the lir.-urgenis assaultln:. tii d"
knfv ,, Cuaymas proper from three
ITbe Insurgent commander:, ordere 1
Ute attack when they lean d that
G.xcra' Ojeda had sent a force to
the relief of Mnzatlan.
L Thir, information came todav from
. a reliable and disinterested source
Tho insurgent junta was advised
today that the Constitutional, army
of Slnaloa bad takeu Hosario and
surrounded Mazatlan, cutting off that
city's wa'ter supplv
BRYAN ORDERS PERMIT.
Kngle Pass, Tex, Oct 15 A report
persisted here today that the war de- j
partinent order permit. lng the feder- ;
al general. Joquin Mass, at Piedras
Negras, to pass through Americati
territory to Neuvo Laredo, Hex.,
came directly from a request of Sec
retary of State Bryan on the war de
partment General Mass left Eagle Pass this 1
forenoon en route to Laredo. To
avoid demonstrations on the Ameri-
can side. General Maas ordered a spe-1
cial tri.-fi to meet bis party at the in
ternatlonal railway bridge
OF BRAVERY TOLD
New York, Oct. 15. More instances
of bravery shown by the crew of the
olturno during the mid-ocean bat
tle with fire and storm are re'ated
in ii wiroless message from J. Ha--lur
Adams o'. Baltimore, who is a
passenger of the stejmer Grosser
Kurfurst, which will nrrive here to
day. His message, direct d to the
New York Times, was as follows-
"Second Office- L'oyd cf the Vol
tnrno made a great record for brav
er on the burning ship He felrte"
feet while repairing the wireless ap
paratus on Thursday morning. Then
be fought the fire in the hospital,
preventing an explosion and spread
Of fire In tho hospital, preventing a
of Pre to the who'e ship. Later he
made his way in a small boat to the
Kurfurst and bravely got through,
though the boat was smashed in
Hunching and w; s full of water
when caughr by the Knrfursl's line.
Third Engineer Pinch after
I Thursday night s explosion, went to
the engine r:om and took a bath di-
vfded his money with a fello.v engl
I ner and jumped overboard. He was
pit Iced up by the Kurfurst's boat
"John Burns, a fireman. Jumped
Into the water from the Volturno.
but could not get away Iron the
ship's side. He caught a line and
was pulled back to the deck by the
I Cbiel engineer lie jumped again and
; rmched the Kurfur-d's boat. Burn--jw
a first cabin passenger, a big
j man, an American, name not known.
I throw his wife aud slftur overboard
earlv Thursday morning and then
jump himself. All were lost. This
wai the third shipwreck lor Burn
I In three years.
"Ofticero Liebcrmann and Von
; Snnnenderg of the Kurfurst were out
I six hours Thursday night In small
boat, battling with the waves and
were nearly run down by a liner.
Thej were plcke 1 up finally through
tie aid of the Carmanias earch
1 lights. The crew was exhausted."
WHAT IS CHOCOLATE?
PROBLEM TO SOLVE
Washington. OcL 15 Sweet aud
sa ( harm though the subje t be tie
federal board of food ano drugs in
Bpectlon has decided to gi apple with ,
tbe qnest'.on of "What is chocolate'."'
Accordingly, it ent out today an in
vitation to those Interested in the
Bubjecl to attend a publiv hearing to
bt held at the department o: agricul
ture November 7. The hearing will
determine whether sweetened, pul
, ii ocoa can be admltte i to be
cl.ocola'e, a designation hitherto de
i u d It by the government.
"Matinee girls?" repeated an of f i -i
cer. when que-tioned "Why, cer
, taiuly they can come if they care to.
. if matinee girls aren't Interested in
chocolates 1 can't imaging who po
I sibly could be."
Score , o protests against the gov
I ornment ruling oi cocoa hiv poured
in on the board The government
held that cocoa was deprived of a
portion of the natural fat that cn
tered Into the composition of choco
late, ainl therefore could not be rec
ognized a true cboiolato. This, the
protestants Insist, la discrimination
J and unfair
LIFE WAS SAVED
New York. Oct 15. Some interest
ing details of how gymnastics saved
the life of Theodore Roosevli were
related today by Borne ol the 40U
girls who celebrated laat night tho
'opening of oue of the city's new rec
reat ion centers. Mrs Douglas Rob
inson. who Is Colonel Roosevelt s sis
ter, acted as his proxy In addressing
the girls, since he had gone to South
America, und amus?d them with a
storv which one of the young women
took down as follows?:
"It was exercise that saved my
brother's life. When he was a tiny
Child he was so III with asthma that
no one thought he would live, but my
lather said Theodore must live an 1
fitted up the third story of our bouse
as an open air gymnasium There
up played all day I remember once
when my father arrived on the scene
just as Theodore and I had fixed &
see-saw over the ballustrade. and my
brother was just climbing out on the
end that hung over the courtyard,
three storks below.
"I don't tell you that as an exam
ple to be followed but I want to im
press upon you that svstematic exer
cise gave my brother the strength to
do and to bear. It isn't what our life
is thai ma ters, i' is the courage wo
bring to it "
OLD AGE PENSIONS
Washington. Oct. 15. Old age pen
Blona and sick benefits for the several
thousand missionary workers of the
Seventh" Dav Adventists were as
sured, It was announced todav
through action taken by the general
and North American conference of
the domination, in Takoma Park, a
suburb. A missionary laborers or
ganization throughout the world,
working In the Interests of the sect,
will be eligible to draw upon the
fund, as will their dependents.
"Those who receive lenefils from
this fund." the conference announced
today, "will be ordained and licensed
preachers, physiciana nurses, presi
dents of educational institutions and
teachers, teachers in tho church
schools or priman BChools, mission
ary colporteurs, and other employes.
Many thousands bf dollars will be
In addition to caring for the mis
sionary and other workers in their
old age or in sickness, the fund will
be used in case of their death to
look after their widows and children
Plans for the collection of the neces
sary money to insure the success of
the venture were approved before the
announcement of the plan was made.
The Innovation Is regarded as unlo,u
In the field of missionary endeavor
HIGH MEAT PRICES I
A SERIOUS REALITY
Washington. Oct. 15 Small cheer
frr the bouseiteopere already deplet
ed purses is held out by experts of
tbe department of agriculture, who
todaj announcd thai food crops and
mouts were scarce. As a result the
' high cost of living" may bo more
allitudlnous than ev.T. Combined es
timates of the crops that go to make
up the food supplies of the American
(Able are discouraging, while the
piicc ol meal animals on September
1 was far in excess of the figures for
the last two years.
"The high cost of meat Is a serious
reality," said .lames M Pickens of
the bureau of animal industry, "and
it is now obvious that the rise In
litres In recent years is the natural
result of an actual shortage in pro
liiKtion It is evident, also that the
! country Is feeling an era of short
p. eduction of meat and that con
structive means must be adopted ii
hi American appetite for this class
I of food Is to be supplied."
Little hope for lower prices In
meal through the competition of
noeata from Argentina, Australia and
other beef producing countries Is
soen by the experts, who declare
thai with the free markets of Eng
land and other countries open to it.
rent can hardlv be more plentiful
and cheap In this country "
Equally peasimisUc views are en-
tertained With regard to the cotton
fiop. which Is the poorest of any In
the last ten years, with one excep
I tiou Thus, it lo said mournfully,
less clothing maj accompany the ne
cessity of more meager menus in the
Tallahassee. Fla., Oct 15 Govern
or Trammel announced today that he
was Investigating Japanese coloniH
tiou in Florida. The governor said
he hnd not received Congressman
Clark's letter suggesting n special ses
sion of the legislature, but that on
Ibis own Initiative he had Laken up
the question and would announce his
I decision In a few days.
BRYAN TO SPEAK
I AT IOWA MEETING
Washington. Oct. 15 Secretary
I Bryan will leave tonight for Water
loo, la., to Idresa a meeting of
; dairymen Friday
Benatoi Cumin n trill speak j a a
Republican, former Senator Bevor-
ale will pr .. Progressive H)in
of view and. at President Wilson's
: request, Mr Bryan will be the
bpoltesman of Democracy
LEWIS' CONDITION SERIOUS
Phlladalphl i, o 15 Harrj Lew -lis,
the middleweight pugilist, la -till
I In a serlou -. condition at the hospital
where he n taken Honda night
riUer his fighl with Jo-? Eborroll. He
-pent a restless night and attending
physicians said that prospacts lor hs
ii:covery were not favorable
Nearly Ninety Volturno Pas
sengers are Burned Alive
in First Explosion.
OFFICER TELLS STORY
German Steamship Docks in
Hoboken With 105 Victims
of Disaster Aboard.
New York, Oct 16 Between 80
and 90 passengers on the Volturn
were trapped In compartment No 1
bv the first explosion on the vessel
Thursday morning and either perish
, ed at once or were burned alive This
, news was brought to port today with
tbe docking or the steamship Grosser
! Kurfuerst bearing 105 survivors of
It came from the Hps of Waldron
D:sselman, third officer of the Vol
turno, one of the rescued.
The Grosser Kurfuerat docked in
! Hoboken this afternoon Committees
of the Red Cross and Jewish organi
' zanons and friends and relatives of
, the dead and livlnn awaited her com.
J lng Ten automobiles and an am
' 1 in ince were on hand to bring the ;
unfortunates to places of temporary
refuge in Manhattan.
Chemical C'rums Explode.
In broken Krglis'j Dlsseiman. a
nuiet mannered man of about 35 vears
I told o' his experience during the 18
1 hours he was aboard the fire swept
I vessel The cause of the fire he
established as an explosion of a drum
contalninK chemicals or oil In the for
ward part of the vessel
"I was just going to the bridge,"
he said, ' when the first explosion or
i currcd. The Volturno trembled ad
If she had be.n Btmck by a heavy
shell Almost Immediately other
dri ms began to explode. There was
a rapid fire of explosions that sound
ed like cannonading
' ' aptain Inch was on the bridge
I heard htm shout out to man the life
boa's The passengers came running
in panic to the deck6. The sailors
sprang to the davits A gale was
how ting and the seas were aweeping
In sre.ii rollers around us The pas
sengers crowded the rails so that tbe
sailors hnd difficulty in lowering the
I boats Meantime the small drums
; and cases of ehtmicals were explod
ing by the dozen ever) minute. No
one thought the ship rouid laal five
"Kl?mcs swept up from Numbt r I
compartment forward and leaped to
the forecastle Within a tew min
IjteB it was blazing The gale fanned
the blaze ,
boat was lowered and made
away. It seemed as If if would cap
size every minute We lost It time
after time in th? trough of the sea.
Another was smashed .-ixalnst the da
its before it could be lowered Tho
carpenters boat, filled with men worn
en and children, put off. Each boat
required a complement of sailors, to
man it and as each got awnv it left
us With fewer men to lower the v-
i helped lower the third officer's I
boat Wheu it struck the water a j
heavy sea hit It and swept several of
thi women overboard The chief
Officer was swept overboard, too. but
he held on and cl mbed bacls I Bav
hlni tako out au oar to steer the hoat
away from the ship as It was In dan
ger of breaking to pieces against the
VoltUrno at any moment He used
the oar to advantage and the boat
dt If ted away.
"The fourth officer's boat was low
ered next About 26 passengers were
in It We let It dowu clear of the
ship and 1 saw it far awav about ten
minutes afterward. That was the
laal time that boat was ever seen,
so far as 1 know.
Sea Was Too High.
i ran to the starboard and saw
another boat full of people We did
not lower that, however, as the cap
tain said that the sea was too high
and that a boat could not live in it
I turned around and saw the carpen
ters' boat floating 100 vards or so
awa) It was bottom up
"Then I went to boat No. 5, as tho
! captain said we might try to lower
thai Meantime the explosions were
i dving down I found that boat No.
S bad already been whipped by the
Kale against me ikimi .-u-j mm
bow had been smashed I don't know
why, but l lowered the empty boat. It
got away dear oi Hie ship It w.ia
8 pity that It was broken
' i he captain then gave the order
to fight the tire. I weut ou the bridge.
He coupled the hose to the pumps
and stretched two lines of it
"We had been working the wireless
for nearlv an hour Finally we go
word that the Carmania was com
ing full speed to help us I ran to
i he passengers who were huddled aft.
Some of tbem were praylug. some
laughing I shouted to them that
I the Carmania was coming Most of
I them fell on their knees. The panic
i among them ended.
i went back to the bridge The
captain told me the malu mast was
in danger of falling I got a couple
I 0f tackles and made the main mast
firm so that the aerials could not go
down and destroy our wireletiB.
Steering Gear Blows Up.
"Then the steeriuK gear on i he
bridge Dlew up with a loud explosiou
We began to drift. The carpenter?
fixed up a hand steering gear Wo
didn't want to drirt for fear the Cur
mania could not find us I told the
naSBengers that the Carmauiii would
reach us in an hour and that quieted
"The ('arinauia BOUl US a niessj-;e
to Bteer southwest by west to meet
her but we had to steer before ihe
wind to keep the flames forwjd
"Tho captain fought the tlamed
hard and within an hour or two
thought ho had them under control
I went up to take an observation and
fix our position As I came down the
wireless operator shouted that tho
Carmania had been sighted.
Captain Badly Burned.
"The flames beneath the deck seem
ed to he under control, but the fire In
the forecastle was burning fast. The
second officer and several sailors
went forward to fight It there 1 met
the captain In the smoke. His eyes
had been badly burned and he was
"1 ordered the stewards to bring
food to the passengers and It was
done. Then the Grosser Kurfuerst
by wireleBB asked If we needed heT
help, and Captain Inch, thinking he
had the f?ames beaten, answered that
he did not need auy more help The
Carmania was near by. Her captain
asked what he could do and Captain
Inch requested him to scout around
for the boats that had put off She
circled about ten miles east and re
turned without finding them.
Cut Off by Flames.
"None of us had thought about the
eighty or ninety steerage passengers
in number one compartment. We
hadn't had time to do so, we were
so busy fighting the fire I don't
know how many of them were in
their places when the first explosion
occurred, but I fear that most of them
were there. They were cut off by
the flames We ran only imagine
what happened them as none of u9
was able to get Into that compart
"When it seemed that the flames
had died down somewhat, the captain
tried to go into the sailors' forecastle.
He found the bodies of four sailors
burned to death in the hallway They
bad been I rapped by the fire
'The Seydlitz came up then and
lowered a boat I saw It pull off
1rom the ship, come half way to us
and then turn around and go hack
I did not blame them No boat could
live In such a sea. The captain of the
Seydlitz bv wireless said he would
have to wait as the swell vva6 too
heavy. The Carmania said the same
The Carmania so far as I know did
not lower a boat while she was neai
When the saloon and the first
class quarters caught fire we broke
the forward windows and put the fire
out there. One after another the
eleven ship6 that stood round us came
in sight and offered help. But no
body could help us In that gale. W(!
had to fight our own ba'tle
"At 2:30 In the afternoon ? fierc8
fire broke out In No 2 compartment.
We tried to chop through the iron
deck to gt at it. but mid not. Fi
nally, the hatchwayo fell in and then
we poked hose and s'eam plpea
through them and poured .ateron the
fire Captain Inc'i was desperate
(Continued on Tage Six)
TOLD TO STOP
Trinidad Armed Strikers Pre- !
vent Them From Going
to Their Work.
Trinidad. Colo.. Oct 15. -Twenty
miners, the working force of the Mc- !
: Loughllne mine of the Santa Fe Coal
j company, three miles south of here,
were prevented from poing to work
today by 35 strikers, partly armed.
who met them at the entrance of the
property and succeeded In getting
them by jeers and threats to turn
Deputies from the sheriff s offlca
reached the scene before the strikers
Iliad dispersed. Twenty-two were ar
rested and are now held in tho coun
ty Jail, charged with picketing and
carrying concealed weapons. One
shot was fired
jPLAN TO PROTECT
United States Only Free Gold
Market in World Ex
port Duty Needed.
New York, Oct 15 A novel plan
for protecting the country s gold sup
ply was suggested today bv John E
(Jardln, vice president of the National
City bank of New York. In an ad
drese on "Foreign Exchange Prob
lems" before tha second national con.
i ferenoe on currency reform held un
der tbe auspices of the New York
Academy of Political Science. Mr.
Gardin said tha president should be
empowered to proclaim an export
duty on gold when necessary to safe- !
guard the supply.
After the most serious problem
confronting us today In our interna
tional relations, particularly in view
of the changes in our banking sys-i
tern" said Mr Gardin, "Is the pro
tection of our gold supply. The Unl- !
ted States is tho only absolutely free
market for gold in the world-and we
have to suffer for our llberallt "
TEN KILLED IN
Liverpool. Oct. 15. Ten passengers
were killed and a number of Others
were Injured In a collision near hero
today between a local train and the
The rar coach of the Express was
sbaf tf red-
FORMAL ANSWER I
All Allegations of Mrs. Blake
in Alienation Suit are
DOCTOR'S WIFE JEALOUS
j Woman Had Ungovernable
. Temper, Sought to Injure
Husband's Good Name.
New York, Oct 15 Mrs. Clarence
H. McKay, suffrage leader and wife
of tho head of the Postal Telegraph
Cable company, broke her silence to
day regarding the million dollar suit
filed against her by Catherine K.
Blake, for alleged alienation of the
affections of her husband, Dr. Joseph
A Blake, surgeon
Through her personal counsel, Ar
thur C Train. Mrs. Mackay denies a'1
of Mrs Blake's allegations In a for
mal answer filed in the supreme court
and characterizes Mrs Blake as one
who has a ' jealous disposition, an un
governable temner." and "no affec
tion or love for her husband.'" whom
at one time it is alleged, she threat
ened to kill
Since 189fi, Mrs Mackay avers. Mrs.
Blake has had no affection for the
Sought to Injure Doctor.
"On the contrary." the answer con
tinues, "she has sought to injure his
good name by constantly spreadins
among his patients. relatives and
friends false and unjust rumors and
accusations against him regarding his
intimacy with other women and bis
neglect of bis marital obligations and
has constantly declared to said per
sons that she, the said plaintiff de
spised and hated her said husband,
and tried to ruin him; and that dur
ing the year 1905 and repeatedly
thereafter, she. the said plaLntiff,
threatened to kill her sain husband
"By reason of the fact alleged in the
preceding paragraph, 'he plaintiff is
and at all times mentioned in th
complaint has been estranged from
her said husband and has utterly de
stroved whatever affection or love he
may have had for her "
Wife and Husband Apart.
Mrs McKay alleged further that Dr.
Blake has not lived with the plaintiff
as his wife since the year 1004, "long
prior to the time when he first knew
or had any acquaintance with the de
fendant, but on the contrary, he has
'avoided the plaintiff as much as pos
Islble and by mutual consent the said
plaintiff and her husband have at all
times Bince the year 1004 lived seji
I nrately and apart and since the au
tumn of the year 101O have main'
It.iinpd separate and distinct establish
Mrs McKay savs she did not me.?t
Dr. Blake until lOUO. long af'er the
breach had come between him and his
I wife, and she prays therefore that the
buIi against her be dismissed.
The summons and complaint in j
Mrs Blake's suit was made public on
ly yesterday It set forth that she
was living with and being supported
' by Dr. Blake until four years ago.
j irs McKay, she charges, 'wilfully, I
wickedly and maliciously alienated hl3
affections," and still alienates them.
Mrs Blake's suit for separation
against the doctor is pending in th"
LIST OF INJURIES
AN APPALLING ONE
Chicago. Oct. IB. The weekly list
of football Injuries is appalling, as
I compared to records of "casualties"
I In combats of ten years ago, according
to an authority on the gridiron game,
vvriting today in the Chicago Dally
News Despite the new rules, many
J of which were designed to eliminate
roughness and lessen chance ol In
jurv. the ' new'' game makes the
"old ' look like a "parlor pastime
he says. The critic does not blame
the modern code or method of play
lor all the Injuries but says that the
changes have, iu part, defeated their
Ivory' purpose because they are respon
sible for loosing ot the skill with
Which old time players avoided In
jury. He cites the instance, of one un.
vcraltv of Chicago player, weighing
only 14-' pounds, who went through
four seasons under the old rules, car
rying the ball more than any other
p'lajer on his team, nnd vet asked
for "time out" only ouce. Several
pears later, a successor to this play
er weighing more himself, DUl oppos
ing men of less weight, than the "old
timers." was taken out in his Hrs
1 college game, suffering more bruises
than the first named got in his wbolo
career, according to the critic
New York. Oct. 15 The house of
bishops of the Protester. Eplscppalj
t onventlon today accepted the resig
nation of three of lis member The,
RiL,hl Rev. Lemuel Wells, mission
ary bishop of Spokane, and tie Right
r."v William Crane Gray, missionary
bishop of southern Florida, retired
on account or age. The Right U '
, Albion Williamson Knight, mission-
an bishop of ctibu. gave up active
service In the church to become cap
ital vice chancellor of the University
of the South at Sovvanee. Tenn
Tbe house of deputies devoted this
morning to further discussion oi the
remaining sections of the report ot
the committee on provinces. 1
ROYAL WEDDING i
AT ST. JAMES
Prince Arthur, Governor-General
of Canada and Duchess
of Fife Married.
FEW AT CEREMON
American Ambassador Page
Only Man Without Decora
tion in Ancient Chapel.
London, Oct 15. Prince rthur of
Connaught, son of the Duke of Con
naught, governor general of Canada,
was today married to Princess Alex
andria Victoria, DiK-hees of Fife, eld
est daughter of the widowed Princess
Royal Louise. The ceremony took
place in the ancient chapel of St.
James palace, where both were bap
tied. Fewer than 300 persons witnessed
the ceremony, but not since the coro
nation of King George had there been
such a gathering of royalties and not
Besides King George, Queen Mary,
Queen Mother Alexandra, the king
and queen of Norwav and other royal
relatlvea "f the couple, the congrega
tion consisted of the diplomatic corps,
the British cabinet, members of the
royal household and a few distinguish- f
ed civilians American Ambassador
W alter H. Page wore plain evening
clothes and was the only man there
without a decoration.
King Gives Bride Away
The bride entered the chapel be-,
tween Kin? George and her mother.'
The five bridesmaids wore Princess
Mary, daughter of the king and nue
Princess Maud, only sister of the
hride; Princess Victoria and Princess
Helena of Teck, daughters of the duk
and duchess of Teck, and Princess
Mary, the llttla daughter of Prince
and Princess Alexander of Teck.
The pages were Prince John, tho
kind's youngest son, and Prince Olaf
of Norwav, a popular favorite In Eng
The ceremony was performed by
the archbishop of Canterbury, the
bishop of ixindon as dean of the chap
els royal, and Canon Edgar Sheppard,
sub-dean of the chapels royal
After the ceremony the archbishop
of Cauterbury delivered a short ad
dress, sayinc that while only a few
had been able to be present at the
ceremon . millions of Britons all over
the uorld joined In rejoicing at the
marriage or an English prince and 8 1
princess. I I
London, Oct. 1R. A futile attempt
i reach Kin; George and Queen
Mary was made by a mlitant puffra- I
gette, Miss Margaret Sterling, as I
their majesties were ou the way to
th-- wedding of Prince Arthur of I '
Connaught and the Duchess of File.
The young woman broke through the
line of police, waving a petitlou, but H
j she was arrested. I j
ARID STRANGER !
Man Suspected of Intent to
Kill Saxon King and
Dresden. Saxony. Oct. 15. A mys
terious stianger armed with a loaded
revolver and a dagger was arrested
last night in a theatre here He had
supposed that the king of Saxony and
the Grand i'uke Cyril of Russia were
to be among the audience.
The stranger had rented a room
in a hotel overlooking the street
through which King Frederick August
and the Grand Duke were to pass on
their way to attend the gala perform
ance at the court theatre. His ac
tions aroused suspicion and ho was
enticed below while the royal proces
!-lon was passing He was given a
tickel to another theatre where he
was later arrested j
TRIES TO SWALLOW
HIS BOGUS CHECKS 31
Sacrameuto, Oct. 15. While at
tempting to swallow 5L500 in ficti
tious checks which he hnd made out
ready for distribution, Peter Holts
i ian, a farm laborer, who is said to
have passed one of his $300 pieces
of paper on a savings bank at Wil
lows on Monday, was arrested here
yesterday by railroad detectives. One
ol the detectives rescued th bogus
i.!iiers just In time and obtained a
Holtsman wa searched and the
(300 which he had obtained on his
cceck a B W illows saloon was found,
minus the price of a ticket to Pitts
burg, Pa., a new wardrobe, two suit
j and a trip from WlUowfl to Sac-i-rimeuo.
WILL MANAGE KANSAS CITY
St Ixmi.-v Mo.. Oct. 15 GoorKe
Stovall, deposed manager of the St.
Louis Americans, said today that un
lets he obtains his unconditional re
lease from the local team by tomor
row he will begin negotiations with
the Kansas City Federal league club,
v. inch bus offered him the position
of manager. I
h is understood ihe Kansas Citj
Federala have offered S'ovall a three-
i contract at $600 a year, with I
a bouus of $5.0110 to ?l'.000 to be
When he signs contract.
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