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SEES HO VIOLATION
J. $. SUPREME COURT DISMISSES
CHARGE AGAINST UNITED
UPHOLD LOWER COURT RULING
High Tribunal Held That It la Net
Liberty to Past on Indictment In
Cage, but Muat Accept Interprets
tien ef Court Below.
Washington, Feb. 4. Tli unit of the
"Untied States against the I'nlted Shoo
Machinery company wtia disn.iif.sed by
the 1'nlted States Supreme court,
which held that thn combination
charged against Sydney Winslow and
other officers was not In violation of
the Sherman anti-truat law.
No Restraint of Trade.
The Supremo court held It Is not at
liberty to pans on the Indictments In
the cane, but must accept tlu Interpre
tation of the court below. Accepting
this Interpretation, the Supremo court
held that the combination of three
companies which tlid nat crmiete with
one another could not produce re
straint of competition.
Werger of Companies Charged.
' It was charged that the shoe ma
chinery corporation took over tho busl.
neiw of tho Consolidated and McKay
lasting Machine company, rranufac
turing 70 per cent, of :;11 heyling ma
chines and SO per cent, of nil metallic
fastening machines, and of the flood
year Shoe Machinery company, nimu
facturlng SO per cent, of all i!-.? welt
vewing and outsole stitching machines.
The government alleged that this put
about 80 per cent, of tho business of
manufacturing shoe machinery Into
one concern and that that being an
"undue proporiion" of the trade was a
violation of the law. It did not claim
that there had beon unfair competi
tion, as in tho Standard Oil and to
bacco caEes. t
Defense of the Company.
The Shoe Machinery ofPclsIs de
dared the Supreme court could not re
view the action of the Massachusetts
courts because the criminal appeal
act was repealed by not being includ
ed In the judicial code of 1912. and
also claimed that the organization of
the corporation was a normal trade de
velopment. They further urged that
tho groups consolidated into the cor
poraton were non-competing and that
the leasing system waa justified by
the patent laws.
Court Adjourns Until Feb. 34.
The Supreme court took a recess
until Monday. February 24, without
announcing any decision In the slate
rate cases or the Intarmounta'n rata
TO QUIZ W. ROCKEFELLER
Chairman Pujo ef Meney Trust In
vestigation Committee Announces
Taking of Testimony Friday.
Washington, Feb. 4. Chairman
Pujo of the money trust investigating
committee announced that tentative
arrangements have been made for the
taking of the testimony of William
Rockefeller at Jekyll Island on Fri
day. The only obstacle In the way of
quizzing the millionaire on F'rtday is
an engagement which Rockefeller's
counsel, John A. Garver of New York,
has for that day. If Graver can ar
range to cancel tbe engagement Pujo
and Untcrmtyer will go to Jckyl Is
land on Friday and there at 1 1 o'clock
hear the millionaire. The length of
the examination will depend on Rock
efeller's physical condition.
KING OF LAUGHTER HERE
Professor Henri Bergton Arrive is
the United State te Deliver a
Series of Lectures.
Ne York. Feb. 4. Prof. Henri
Unrgson, tbe French philosopher, u ho
-wrote !i0u pagea about laughter u-jd
what it means, has arrived here or.
the steamship Carmsnia for a series
f lectur at Columbia, Harvard and
Princeton universities. He expects to
remain In this country only four
week. His lecture will deal with
Standard Oil Declare D.videno.
New York, Feb. 4 The Standard
(Ml company tf New Jerary declared
dividend of 41 a share payable Feb
ruary lb, to stockholders ef Record
THREATEN TO REBEL
WITH NO HOPE OP PEACE, TURK
I3H TROOPS ARE IN DAN
ALL IS READY FOR BATTLE
Unlets Ottoman Force at Adrianople
Surrender to the Balkan Allies the
Attack on Besieged Fortress Will
Uindoii, Feb. 4. Indirection In the
Turkish army is imminent as the last
hours of the four-day armistice draw
to close. The prospect of an agree
ment between Turkey and her foee
la exceedingly dim, and the future of
the Ottoman army appears altogether
depressing. At seven In the evening,
unless Turkey surrenders. firin(-r will
oe.Klu again. No hope Is expressed
lhat the powers will bo able to ar
range an elevonth-huur compromise,
blnce their attitude Indicates that
they have exhausted every resource.
Turkey has decided to assume tan
defensive and to let the allied forces
of Bulgaria, Greece. Montenegro and
Servla fire tho first shot.
The Inner strife which Jeopardizes
tho colidari- of the Turkish army
was occasioned by the assassination
of Na,:im Palisa, commander In chief
and the Idol of the soldiery.
Young Turk Leader Repulsed.
Enver Hey. the Young Turk leader,
who took such a prominent ptrt In re
cent events in the capital, went in an
automobile to the headquarters of the
army at Hademkoui In order to win
I he support of tho troops, but tho sol
diery forcibly prevented him from
It Is regarded now as too late to
etop the Insurrection In the ranks.
The Kurdish cavalry stationed in
h! Asiatic section of Constantinople
.ird In the great Seliinye barracks,
made a formal demand for the execu
tion of the murderers of Nazlni
Tho men refused to obey the war
Ulster's command to return to their
Shukrl Pasha, the Turkish com
".under at Adrianople, has caused an
inquiry to be made into the clrcuin
Ftances of Naziin's death and has an
nounced his Intention of going to Con
stantinople after the conclusion of the
war to avenge the murder of his
friend. lie has also gathered informa
tion about a large number of officers
whom he expects tc punish for the
murder of Nailm.
To Combine Against Adrianople.
The immediate object of the armies
of the allies Is the capture of Ad
rianople, which has hitherto present
ed such a firm front to its besiegers.
Cpoa this fortress the combined Bul
garian and Servian armies, the latter
well supplied with siege artillery, will
concentrate their exertions.
For the present at any rate, tbe
tlulgarifin generals will Bimply try to
hold the Turkish troops at Tchatalja.
King Nicholas of Montenegro has
already started again for the Turkish
fortress of Scutari. The king will
himself take the direction of the re
newed attack. lie hopes by capturing
the city and thus establishing an ac
complished fact to obtain a better
chance of keeping definite posbesslou
of it when peace finally comes.
The Turkish government, like that
of Bulgaria, will not allow newspape,
correapondentt to accompany the
armies In the field. Mahmoud Shef
ht Pasha, tbe grand vizier, stated
emphatically that he would not allow
any correspondents within twenty
miles of the lines.
JOHNSON MUST STAND TRIAL
U. S. Supreme Court Refuses Writ
ef Error in Case ef Pugilist gainst
Washington. Feb. 4. The Supreme
court of the United State refused a
writ of error in tho case of Jack John
son against United States Marshal
Hay. Involving his arrest for violation
of the white slave act. Tho 'court
did not pasa on the merits of his case
on the ground that the pugilist must
exhauiit all means to test the law in
tbe Iawer court before appealing to
the Supreme court of the Untied
Johnson must therefore stand trial
in the lower court before hu case
can be reviewed by tbu Supreme
TWO INJURED BY BOAT BLAST
Boiler en Steamer Sliver Blows Up
Passenger and Crew Are Res
cued Before Craft Sinks.
Galveston, Tex., Feb. 4. Otto Lar
sea was severely Injured and Capt.
Fredrick slightly hurt when the boil
er In the steamer Silver King explod
ed while the boat was en rouUt from
Galveston to Port tiollvar. The vessel
tank. The crew and six passonger
Michigan Dairymen In Session.
Saginaw, Mich., Feb. 4 The Michl
gan State Dairymen's association be
gan It annual meeting today In the
Auditorium with Fresldeut F. L. Eld
ridge In tbe chair. After welcoming
speeches the president delivered bis
address. In tbe afternoon tbe dairy
farmers bad the floor and there were
talks by C. A. Bullock of I-apoer. 11.
W. Kinney of Saginaw, D. D. Atkln of
Flint. II. H. Wattles of Trot, and
Professor A. C. Anderson and G. A.
ftrvwn et the atlvbijfou rlcaitunu
WHO frVlLL IT BE?
PROBE THEATER FIRE
CORONER CF NEW YORK BLAMES
CITY OFFICIALS FOR DEATHS
TWO DEAD, 100 OTHERS HURT
Cry of Fire in Houston Hippodrome
Causes Panic Amongst Thousand
Persons, Many of Whom Were
Trampled Upon In Effort to Escape.
New York, Feb. 4. Coroner Foln-
bery declared that the city building
and fire departments were indirectly
responsible for tbe death of two per
sons and the Injury of more than 100
others in a panic following a cry of
fire in the Houston Hippodrome on the
Ke In berg, who began an Investiga
tion, gave it as his opinion that the fa
talities occurred because the city offi
cials permitted the moving : jpJctiiM
theater to operate despite "the fact that
exit stairs were elevated.
Official Blames Audience. '
Fire Commissioner Johnson took
exception to Felnberg's statement and
said that the audience waa only to
blame. He said that the deaths and
injuries were due solely,to panic. "The
building had been ' furnished with
numerous exits," said Johnson.
1,000 Are Panic Stricken.
There were about 1,000 persons In
the theater when a cry of Fire." fol
lov.iiiR the explosion of a film, threw
the audience into a frenzy of fear. The
women and children rushed towards
the exits. As the Crowd surged to thn
doors many fell and were trampled,
and others following them stumbled
and added to the heap of frenzied,
fighting humans. Firemen and police
men who rushed to the scene were
compelled to use clubs and axe han
dles to extricate the fallen people, and
when the mass of human belug waa
disentangled it was found that two
women were crushed to death, five
others so badly trampled that doctor
declare they cannot live, and 100 more
were suffering from broken bones, In
tel rial Injuries and bruises.
LIVE STOCK BREEDERS MEET
Members of lllinole Association Hold
Their Annual Conference at
Springfield. III., Feb. 4. Arlon hall
was crowded this morning when the
annual meeting of the Illinois Live
Stuck Breeders' association was culled
to order by President P. S. Hauer of
TuNlorvillo. YV. A. Northcott wel
comed tho members, and after a re
sponse by Joseph R. Fulkerson of Jar
seyville, Mr. Haner delivered bis ad
dross. The cattle feeder then went In
to session with Deane Funk of Mo
Ivan presiding, and beard a paper by
E. p. lnll of Mecbaclcsburg. This
afternoon the horse breedor are
meeting. Session of the associativa
will continue until tomorrow e veiling,
when the annaul bar-iuet will be held.
On Wednesday there will be a Atook
judging contest tor expert' enrtifl.
WILSON'S SECRETARY NAMED
Joseph P. Tummulty Will Be Aid ef
the President After March 4, Ac- ,
cording te Announcement. ;
Trenton. N. J.. Feb. 4. Joseph' ln.t
rick Tuunuulty, at present private eec-
retary to Governor Wilson, will be soc
retury to the president after Vlascu
4, according to an announcement
lews Printing Plant Burned.
' rs Moines, la.. Feb. 4. The lot
llonfestesd printing plant, whtro tiie
Wisconsin Farmer and a aautber jo
ether farm publication wee bweld,
wo burned. Tbe loss t eUuWe4
at i0,vg. . m
MAN WHO SHOT GAYN0R
DIES IN STATE ASYLUM
James F. Gallagher 8uccumbs After
Being Transferred to Institu
tion for Insane.
Trenton, . N. J., Feb. 4. James J.
Gallagher, who shot Mayor Gaynor of
New York nearly two year ago at
Hoboken, N. J., died at the New Jer
sey Htato Hospital for the Insane here.
He had been at the state hospital
since January 18, 1912. having been
transferred there from the New Jer
sey Btato prison, where he had been
sentenced to serve twelve years on
a charge of assault upon Commission
er William Ed wards, who was with
Mayor Gaynor at the time.
Gallagher' act was prompted by
the fact that he bad been discharged
from a municipal position In New
DR. SHAW LAUDS JOHN D-, JR.
Declares Sin of Standard Oil Can Be
Forgi vm by Work of Mag-
ate e Son,
Loulavilie, Ky, Feb. 4. Dr.. Anna
Howard Shaw, in a lecture here, says
"alt the sins of the Standard Oil can
be forgiven for the work of John D.
Rockctoller, Jr.. Is djing against the
white slave traffic." She also aays
"that 6,009 police women are needed
ra New York to keep the police from
aiding white slave traders."
WOULD GIVE WILSON 6 YEARS
House Wlil Try to Change the Reso
lution on Presidential Term
Which Waa Passed Saturday.
. Washington, Feb. 4. Another t
tempt to chaogo tbo proposed sis year
Ingle term amendment to tbe con
stitution so it win either lengthen
President WHhou's term to six year
or makn htui eligible for re-election
I expected iu the house a soon a
the resolution passed Saturday by the
aenate ta tukou up for consideration.
The passage of the single term reso
lution la the house I expected, but
many leniocrats who favor it Insist
that U be not drawn so aa to cut Pres
ident Wtlaoa oil with one four year
term. The senate passed the resolu
tion lu such form that the president
la oftlctt and all former prealdeuu
would be Ineligible for re-election.
Uopreaentatlve Clayton, chairuiaa ef
thu, house judiciary committee, al
ready ha a single term resolution be
fore tbe kousa.
Gurtragettee Ware Great Britain.
Bwansea. Wales. Feb. 4. British,
aairraguttea posted notiooa npou the
latter Loxes tore that aoJeaa the gov
ernweut liMUusdlateJy favored cooslti
eurd tbe fsauchisa of women, they
would enU ape aeuiiaiga of V
SENATE ADOPTS BILL
UPPER HOUSK PA8SE8 ONE-TERM
MEASURE BY SMALL
NOW GOES TO LOWER BRANCH
Limit All President to Only Big
Years In Office, After which They
Are Forever Barred From the Chief
Washington, Fob. 4. The senate
Saturday night by a vote of 47 to 23
one more than the necessary two
thirds adopted the resolution for an
amendment to the Constitution pro
viding for a single alx-year presiden
Following la the text of the resold
tlon as adopted: ' " '
"The executive power shall be veat
ed In a president of the United State
of America. The term of office of
president shall be six years, and no
person who ha held the office by elec
tion or discharged Its powers or duties
or acted as president under the Con
stitution and laws made In pursuance
thereof, shall be eligible to again hold
the offico by election."
The vote on the resolution wa:
Clark (Wyo )
Newlanda . '
Ovrrmao , -Owen
M clea a
Tow nMnd 23.
Senator Shlvely of Indiana was tbe
only Democrat to vote against the res
olution. He Wised his opposition on
the six-year provision, contending that
a case might arise where aby presi
dent would hold office and that there
ought to be opportunity to get lid of
him at least at the end of fonr year.
The single term question I now up
tj the house.
Washington, Feb. S The United
State senate here Friday by a nar
row margin of three vote, defeated
a plan to nominate candldatee for
president and vice-president by pri
mary and to change the Constitution
so aa to abolish the electoral college
and elect future president by popu
lar vote. The senate went on rec
ord In favor of continuing old system
by a vote of 35 to 32.
2 DEAD; 18 HURT IN FIRE
Flames Causa Wild Paolo In Moving
Picturs Theater Famous South
Carolina Hotel Burns.
New York. Feb. 4. Two women
were crushed to death, 18 men, wom
en and children were Injured so bad
ly as to necessitate their Instant re
moval to the operating room of Belle
vue hospital, and almost a hundred
others were painfully hurt In a panic
at the moving picture theater at 143
East Houston street, known a the
Houston Hippodrome, Sunday.
Alkon. S. C, Feb. 4. In one of tbe
most spectacular fire Aiken ha ever
seen, and In which upwards of a quar
ter of a million dollars' worth la prop
erty. Jewelry and personal effects wa
destroyed, the Park In-tb Pine hotel.
Aiken's famous hostelry, was barned
to tbe ground here Sunday.
Savannah. Qa., Feb. 4. Fire her
destroyed the dock and warehouse
of the-Merchant and Miners' Trans
portation company, a large amount of
freight and live block of amall house
In the Tamacraw section of the river
front. Tbe loss will be between
$500,000 and $750,000.
11 KILLED BY EXPLOSION
Dynamite Blast In Hardware Store at
Cicnfuegoa. Cuba, Deal Death
and Destruction. !
Havana, Feb. 4. A terrific explosion
of dynamite In a hardware store at
Clenfuogos 8unday killed eleven per
son and Injured more than a hundred
other. A number of the Injured will
probably die. The cause of the explo
sion is unknown a the owner of the
store, Josn Msyo, a Spaniard. 1 o
badly Injured that bs I unable to
talk. A number of building In the
vicinity of the hardware ator were
wrecked and the shock waa felt for 20
mile. Three American were Injured.
Solictor McCabe Resign.
Washington. Feb. I. George P. Me
Cabe. solicitor of the department ef
agriculture, presented to Secretary
Wilson Friday bis resignation, effec
tive March 4. It wa accepted, lie
will go te Portland, Or.
Ml Henrietta Whitney' Dead.
New Haven, Conn., Feb. J. Miss
Henrietta Whitney, granddaughter of
I Ell Whitney, inventor of the cotton
I eta. died here Friday of paeamonla at
J her rtaidenoe In Elm street 8be 1
laarvtvH by a I rather.
KING MENELIK IS DEAD; .
SUCCESSOR ENTERS CAPITAL
New Ruler of Abyssinia I Prince
LldJ Jeassu, Grandson of
I.ondon, England, Feb. 4. King
Menelik of Abyssinia la dead, accord
ing to a dispatch received hem front
Addis-Abeba, Ilia successor, Prince
LldJ Jeassu, one of hi grandson, en.
tered the. capital Sunday with great
No official confirmation has been
received here of the death of Menelik,
who aeveral times ha been reported
dead. Prince I.ldJ Jeaami, who la laid
to have entered tbe Abyssinian capi
tal a the new emperor, I only aeven
teen year old. He waa selected some
yeara ago by Menelik aa his auceessor.
He I a youth of great Intelligence, son
of Ra Michael, a powerful, prince and
governor of three Abyssinian prov
inces, whose wife . was Nonollk's
daoghter. LldJ Jeaesu apeak English.
French and German and has been In
structed by Kuropcan tutors.
There have been many rumor the
last five year of Menehlc's death. It
was reported at one time that the fact
waa being suppressed and that the
empress wa conducting the affairs of
the Abyssinian kingdom until LioX
Jeassu was old enough to take the
government Into hla own hands. This
wa denied officially. At the beginning
of lost -year Menelik waa reported to
be paralysed below the -waist and
there ha been Uncertainty elncw thou
a to-whether he was dead or alive.
Tbe kingdom of Abyssinia has a
population of 8,000,000 and possesses
a powerful army.- Tho political Insti
tution are feudal In character. There
la a sort of state con noil, which pos
sesses very little authority, and a
council of minister, with all thn usual
portfolios. Menelik became the ruler
PARIS MENACED BY FLOODS
Low-Lying Section of City Already
Inundated and the seine l
Pari. Feb. 3. Fears of a repetition
of the disastrous Inundations which
occurred In Pari during tbe winter
of 1910-11 have been aroused during
the last forty-eight hours by tbe rapid
rising of the river Seine. The level
of the water la mounting about two
inches an hour.
In the low-lying quarter of the city.
especially In the southwestern dis
tricts of Dercy. the water has already
overflowed Into the streets. Tho Itun
Watt, near the Tolblac brldgn, was
the drat to be flooded. It ta now un
der water to a depth of aeveral Inches
and consternation relcns among lh
occupants of adjacent houses.
Rain ceased this morning ki Paris
Itself, but It continues to fall heavily
In the up-country region.
ROME A MECCA THIS YEAR
Will Be Scene of Pllgrlmmagee for
Celebration of Noted Event In
New York, Feb. 4. Pilgrimage to
Rome are expected to be larger this
spring than ever before. It la said In
Catholic circles here, because of the
celebration this year of the sixteenth
centenary of the, official political rec
ognition of Christianity.
Festlvitlea beginning in the middle
of March and continuing nntll Dec. .
will be held In every diocese In thht
country. Including celebrations of
great pomp In Washington and New
The celebration commemorates the
victory of Constantino over Maxen
tlus, which assured tbe political recog
nition of Christianity la 313 through
the edict of Milan.
OFFICER CONFESSES THEFT
Policeman Accueed of Taking Protec
tion Money From Gotham Hotel
- Implicates "Man Higher Up."
New York. Feb. 4. Policeman Bu-
gene Fox, charged with grafting pro
tection money from Ralnea law hotels,
made a complete confession, after th
start of his trial on tho specific:
charge of accepting "protection"
money from George A. Stpp, former
proprietor of the Balt'c hotel. In the
confession, which wfts niado to Dis
trict Attorney Whitman Fox Is al
leged to have named the real "man
higher up" In tbe police department
and to have made sensational expos
ures relative to thb alliance between
the police "uystera" and the under
world. NEW MARINE STRIKE NEAR
Officer of Lin- Canada Desert a
Ship I About o Ball From Franc .
Promised Reform Refused.
Marseilles, France, Feb. .4. Anoth
er general marine strike affectum
French line le threatened. Tbe of
ficer of the llnor Canada loft then
posts Just a the ship wa about lo
sail for Naples to pick up 800 emi
grants bound for New York, because,
they declared the company had not
established promised' reforms.'
Tbe leaders of the strike say they
wlil extend tbe strike to other Hues.
Veteran Railroad Man Dies. '
Louisville, Ky., Feb. 4 RuOohih
Fink, one of the veteran railroad moa
of the United State, dlod at hla bow
her. With hi brother, ttanry and
Albert link, he had charge of thn
railroad operatlona of th federal aruv-
lea kt ft UU vw.