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THE MARION DAILY MIRROR
VOLUME XX NUMBER 112.
MARION, OHIO, 'TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 1912.
PRICE TWO CENTS
JUDICIAL RECALL IN VIRGINIA.
FREE INSTRUCTIONS ON
A Cornjaafl Jplfa, Cial Train will be run over
thS :rie JRdtf f o Give Out Important Facts
: Vill -Be in Marion 45 Minutes on Friday,
For llio purposo of giving farmers along Us lino up-ta-dnto infor
mation concerning corn growing and alfalfa culture, tlio Erlo railroad In
. co-operation with tho college of agriculture, Ohio Stnto University, will
run a corn and nlfnlfa lootur0 train In Ohio, April , 4 nnd
C, 1012. This train will tun from Cleveland to Kdnton stopping for lec
tures In Cuyahoga, Portage, Trumbull, SummlW, Medina, Wayne. Ash
land, "Richland, Mnrlon nnd Hardin counties. In all twonty-flvo lec
ture stops will be made during tho threo days. Th0 lectures will bo glv
on on board tho train, with night meetings at Akron nnd Mansrtold.
This train Is caultwed and op-crated free by tho Erlo Railroad Co.,
and tho Collqgo of Agriculture furnishes tho lectures and lltoruturo which
will -bo distribute at each- 1.1,011 Is Jackson. Industrial Commissioner of
tho Erlo railroad! 'AnWRr tfuM&hm superintendent of agricultural ex
tension, Cotaferi of ACTlc,ujUVe.WI2.-haVV embargo of tho train. The loo
tutors wlll(bparoJreM0W((',iOrMp!ll, V'.'n. Darst. C. J. drant. and C.
S. Wheeler;'" . L. ,- - "
PlrcotloriK for nraklnBtho germination tost of soed corn will be
oLvnn. Thbl Ohlo-erpoftinetttdl station states .that fully ono-tlfth of the
need corn Hi. jOhlO""th"yooriwlH apt
Alfalfa. Is onJfthabtaVforirgicms gr&wn,. Formers who irnvo railed
with their IWdplt should mocttihjs'uraln, hear th0 lectures and nnd out
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wny mey iuiiuu. vuiuuiu .,.,,. ...... . -- .....-...-
tho' stibject to nil who attend. Tell your neighbor nbout It.
Stops for lectures on corn growing and alfalfa Culture will bo mado
according to tho following schedule:
iWaiIupbiI.iv. Anrll 3. lUl. lrmn
Solon !:" n.
Aurora 10:00 '
Mantua H:00 a. m.
Oarrottsvlllo 12:00 noon
Dracovlllo 2:00 p. in.
Windham 3:00 p. m.
Freedom- -:00 p. m.
llavonnu r:00 p. m.
Arriving at Akron at 0:30 ,p. m. Meeting
National Bank Ijullding,
Sterling....,; tU:0P m.
Bunlmtik. ...-. 12:00 noon
ss trK IT tuny ;; f -i
v vniini . : 1 . i uiii ji iti ifii' in Hiiiit iiuiiuiiii
w . . . JT4 r. . . . . ; n .. Tt. ? a &w
?r;th Amy, .... r, .?i.O0J,a,. un. i 9'tUi a. m.
r ( w w j ..iWno.it.V. 10:4fi a. m.
West is-ileniji. . .'. ;..;... 1:00 p. m.
Aishlafld ".I ". 3:00 p. m.,
Pavonia 4:00 p. m.
Arriving' In Mnnollalil C:0G p. m.. Mooting Si
' " iFrlday; AHl'C,.19l2. front arnjisllold to
,' litotlons V 1 ' -fAFrlVo- '
Ontario l.t " S:4C a. m.
iMartol ,ii 10:00 a. m.
Caledonia 11:001 n. m.
Marlon ' 12100 noon
DcCllff .4 1:10 V- m.
Heitntni .... ui 2:00 p. m.
Kdnton i f... 3-uii p. m
1-ectiirea will be given on board
' And Operators Reported De
siring to Avoid a Strike
and it is believed That
". the Effort will Succeed.
(United Press Leaned wire.)
New York, March 10. That it fur
ther conference between tha anthracite
coal operators and tho scalo committee
of tho anthracite district wlU follow
lib conference botween tho Wtumln
oUH'operatora and miners wlilch b'na
In Cleveland tomorrow, 'was considered
almost certain today. And with that
belief cqrno- another that there would
bo' rio Btrjko In tho hard, coal fields.
Although, on tho surface, tho union
end tho mlno owners aro seemliiKly as
far apart n tho poles, there have been
conferences which havo become public
which Indicated that both sides aro
read' to conciliate.
Persons closo to tho trado bolloved
today that before tho present agree
ijient oxplres, an understanding may
bo reached wnerouy n inuy m uk.
tendod for a short time to pormlt fur
ther negotiations. Many of tho opera
tors are willing to grant a ten per
cent advance In wages nnd it was
Iwllevcd today that when tho settle
ment Is finally made It will bo on that
basis. , A1
Upon tho sliding scnlo, tho prlco ot
coal at tidewater should begin to go
down on tho llrst ot next month. It
probably will not do so, however, and
tho iprcsent figures will remain In force
....in ii, .iflncnr nf a strike has pass-
-,i Tm thn dealers are unwilling to
forecast the otitcomo was shown when
Borough Prosblont MoAnony pro
pared to open bids for 35,102,31 pounds
of coal for tho public buildings in
Manhattnti for delivery during tho
ihopoxt fitrce' months. Not a slnglo
one 'of the" more than 1.000 dealers
In tho city submitted a bid and- tho
oltv WlU havo to tako Its chances
with other consumers buying In tho
open maruet tor a,wiiui.
Wholesale dealers evorywhero In tho
United State deny they have tnkan
advantage of tho situation to ad
vance prlcos. Where there has been
nn increase; they charge. It was duo
to tho rotallora who havo put tho prlco
lip to hold as much of ft reserve sup
ply ns possible. But If tho bituminous
miner and operators fall to reach an
nKreotrteht tt their conference which
txiglns tomorrow It may soiiously
pompUcat.o the, gntlre ettuatlon. w
.grow, nnd that ono bad seed uar
bo Biirc Is to
Information on corn
so tho ylold per acre.
v.ieyeiuiiii m jimmi,
R:30 a. in.
9:4 G a. in.
10:4 n a. in. r
11:1C 11, in.
l'J:4C p. in.
L':4i" p. in.
3:tC p. in.
4:4I p. in.
n. 15 p. in.
8 p, 111. AudltnrJuin,
12:4 C p. 111. ,
1: in p.' 'in. '
2i4fi p? 111. '
3(4C p. in. f
4:4G p. m. ,
:00 p. in. 'In hall.
Kenton. .' y
8t30 n. in.
9:30 a. m,
10:4r n. in.
11:40 n. in.
12:46 p. in.
i:-in i. m.
2:40 p. m.
3:45 1. m.
tho train, rverynno Is welcome.
GOES ON TRIAL
The Charge is Accepting a
iinue oi ij&uu rrom uetec-
tive Smiley Pleads
(United Press Leased Wlro.)
Colu,mbus, O., March 10. flenator
Isaac F.' lluffmon, of Oxford, nutler
county, four times elected a member
of tho Ohio senate for his district,
a pillar In the church In his Ihome
town, and supporter of educutlonal
Institutions, was placed on trlul be
fore judgo DllUon In criminal cpurt
of Franklin county today, charged
with soliciting and necoptlng a brlbo
of $200 from Detective Frank Harrl
son Smiley, Hums detective, posing
ns n lobbyist for tho Cotono-Whltto-moro
Insurauco bill, on April 27, 1310.
Senator Huffman ro-ontored his plea
of not guilty Ut the charge and took
tho defendants chair occupied last
wook by his follow senator, I it.
Androws, of Ironton, who stands con
victed of a similar charge The evi
dence In tho two cases Is similar.
IlufTmon nnd Senator Cotono aro
chargo dwlth meeting Detective
HmMnv 'In lhn lnr ronm nit the
ChlttonJon hotel, by nrraiiRoinont ot
Itodney Dieglo, t former Borgeaiu-nx-nrms.
nimtnr Andrews. In bis trial, ad
mitted going to Smlley's room, admit
ted much of tlo conversation that
wni rntinrtml bv innnns nf tbo illctn-
graph to have takon plnco In tho do-
toctivos rooms, nut uonicu gotung tua
n(oney. Counsel for Senator Huffmun
hnv not Indicated what his defense
will bo. It was reported today that
Huffman would offer nn alibi, deny
lug his vlst to tbo detective's rooms.
A tontwttvo Jury was solectod during
the morning session.
Tiieoini) Tux ViiKsfrf,
WnfJhliurton. Murtoh 19. .Tlv nn ov-
ppwhelnilng voto of 249 to 41 tho Jimiho
late this afternoon ipnsseKl 'tno oxciso
tnx bill lovylng a ono unar cent, tax
upon annual incomes f imViro than
$5,000. Only mjU-Vlttbrtl nopubll
rana wtod ngalnslt 'tiho 1)111. Bvory
Democrat votwl for ltp iimssa'ge.
'fhe HopublUcnna flpmng a surprise
by llnliw up nlnwwt solidly 1ohlnd
tho Democratic bHI, 'probably reallz
lr.K Hw 'Utility 1n tlio coming cam
iMut of tho oavpofcltlQn if netpub-
TO BE KIG
Blu POW W (i W
Touted(to Indorse Presi-
land May be Drafted
to Run For Gover-1
(United Progs I.c-nnod Vlro.)
Columbus, O., March lit Preliminary
plans which will sot In motion the
machinery In tho SS countlos of 'the
state to capture tho 43 natlontl dulo
cates from Ohio for President Tart
will bo laid hero today nt a ntate
wldo conferoneo botween members of
tho stnto oxecutlvo committee and
countv exccutlvo chaliinon. Tbo con
ference will bo bold tMs afternoon. Uo
Hldftr thn cuininlLtaonien. Senator
Theodoro Hiirton will bo presoptcfd nnd
speak. Warren O. Ilnnllng, ,irnrry
Dnughcrty and former ciovernop iinr
rls are Also oxpctod tp . urge the
chairman to Jeave nothing undent that
will bring out a largo vote for Tnft
tn tlin nrlmnrv.
Disclaiming that bo brought any
special message from President Tnft,
Senator Ilurtpn stated today that bin
address would l(o brof.
Mlnln rlinlrtnnli T.nvlln cull,1 111', t t
Is tbo usual custom to btlng tho coun
tv chairman together before election
and go over geuernl plans for tho cam
paign: "Tho primary," ho wild, "Is
tho Baino ns an election nnd wo want
tc get tho work started as soon ns
Tho Taft campaign will bo mado by
county organization lu every congres-
nlnnul dlutrlct In I fin Htntn. UuSldos
speakers thero will bo much literature
sent out and tho voter thoroughly
posted on tho primary laws. This, In
brief, Is tho gouorul plan that will
bo dlsaussud this afternoon.
Tho gnthorlng of tho ltopubllunn
'executives has rovlvod speculation over
stnto candidates. Congressional Paul
I lowland, of Cleveland, wus mentioned
by the early nVrlvuls for the gubur
nntnrlnl iioinlnatloil. U. A. Untiling,
of Howling Grei'ii, Js receiving men
Hon as n ll;oly candidate for statu
ItHHfilnt Innii nmliirillnir. Ilin iiilinllils-
ti-atloiv of President Taft and renew
ing tho plodgo made by the Uepnbllann
utfiii. nrtnvr,tnlt,m 111 11111 hi lllitllirltll'
.....v.- .w.., , ... -v ..- , ""'FJ
Ohio's support ti tho pretniliint'wlll bo
Iptroduced at tho conferunoo mm art
crnoou. Ooorco A. Htniiffnt- 'of Ottawa, clmlr-
man of tho Putinaii count' itopubllonu
executive coiiiiiuiii'o, win preseni inu
resolution If tho soutlmuiit of those
uresont Indicate Its adoption.
Htaurrer siipprt his resolution wnn
a denunciation of Walter F. Ibxiwn,
chairman of tho ltopubllcau stale cen
tral committee, mid loader or tno
Hoosovolt forces lu Ohio.
"Walter F. Drown has Jiinipol over
every ground, of decern v In opposing
president Taft." he said today.
lli-ans came from Nt rngluud. All
of tho iprogrwrflvo lleiullbvwi anil
many "etomd-paUei's ' uio helped pasi
AND I CROWD SEEM
KIN' HARMON'S DOG AROUN'
Into the Limelight to An
swer President Taft's
Eecont Speeches and at
the Same Time Make
Hash of .-Them.
(I nlied Pres T.oased Wire.)
Xew Yoil.. Mardh 19. Colonel ltooso
velt. this afternoon, answered Presi
dent Tart's speech at Uostou yesterday
nt which the preferential primary wus
dlHCiissed as follows:
"President Taft Is reported as say
Ine that the voluntary primaries, or,
us lie colls llioni, tho so.ip box primar
ies that Is, tbo methods adopted by
the jieople as tho only way In which
to express their wlshos when tholr
legislators deny them the opportunity
to do so Is worse than nothing, Hut
the president continued to wiy that he
fovored preferential primary for
the preside lies-.
"I am exceedingly glad that tho
president has takon this ground, und
I' his campaign managers will sincere
ly back him In this proposition, wo
will be able to nt once get tbo presl
,i..nli.,l i,r,.fVr.mtl:il nrlmnrv lu Michi
gan, llllnolH, Maryland, District of Co
lumbia, ii nd New lorki
"On the llfth of this month, Mnt
iiu.ii. iiiile. of Uoston. nctlnir on behalf
of llui Massachusetts progressive lto-
publlcans, who woro making a ilesnor-
oto tight for tho passage of tlio prosi
iinntifll iirnforenco nrlmury bill, wired
the president at tho White House, ask
ing hliu for his moral suppoit In so
curing the passage of the Massa
"Mr. ll.ilo referred specifically to the
fact that tho president's adherents In
Massachusetts woro using every menus
to defeat th pautHigo of tho Mil.
"On the MixtU of March tho presi
dent's seuetury, Mr. Hllles, wrote to
Mr. Hale a hi let noto saying that Ills
message had been resolved und bv di
rection ot Mr Taft iHifurrod to bis
i-KUialgii manager, Mr. MclClnley,
who at the time wiih doing all he could
to defeat a sJuillur mousiiro lu Illinois.
"Nothing further wjw heard fioin
tin president or from his campaign
manager, Mr. MpKltiloy.Jty Mr. llule
nr by mii! one elm In Massachusetts as
far as I know, and no moral aid, com
fort or siippuit waftiglvoh by the pies
hleul or his managers Mo tlio men In
Massachusetts who wqro innklug a
most desperuto light tu oveicomo tho
eiToils or tho prnsldont in that state
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III llfllMV Ilia ......
"Hnwever. nubllo ooliilon was arous-
id and lhi bill wont, thorugh and 1
inn exceedingly glad tlioC tho president
now, iieurU a week after the bill bus
become a law, says 'as ho doou that he
lavors It and welcomes It.
"Hut I earnestly hope that the presi
dent and his supportom will lu the
other fit u tin support opeli legislation
l.oforo it misses and not after It puss
is There Ih pending In tho legislature
lu Mars laud a bill providing for tho
exact kind of legally faregunrded pres
idential prefei enUal primary which the
president says ho favors.
they Gotta Quit Kickm'
. the Governor's Dog
Ardun' for the Demo
crats Know that is a
Good Old Houir.
(United Press Leased Wire.)
Columbus, O., March 19. When tho
Democratic state cctrtrul conunltteo
wont Into session this afternoon. It
scorned assured that tho following
things would bo dono:
A plan adopted for a statewide presi
dential preference primary for tho
election of six dolegates-at-large to
tho Democratic national convention.
Fixing tho dnto of tho state conven
tion after tho national convention.
Hxnress opposition to the unit rule.
Tho .Indications woro that tho autl
Ilarmon members of tho committee
Mould control the meeting. It wns
recognized throughout tho morning
that tho two Cleveland mombers1 of tho
committee, Charles W. Lapp and May
or Nowton nnkor, who Is to bo elect
ed to nil tho vacancy caused by tho
death of Tom L. Johnson, would ho'd
the balance of power.
On tholr nrrlval In Columbus at
noon, both Mayer Haker and Lapp
declared they favored the presidential
preforonco primary and that thoy were
opposed to tho unit rule. This indi
cated that they would voto with tho
antl-Hnrmon committeemen In favor
of holding tho state convention nftor
tho national convention, ns such a
course would preclude tho possibility
of tho unit rulo being applied to tho
Ohio delegation. Only a state conven
tion has the power to order the unit
Toledo scorned to stand, tho best
chance ot capturing tho convention.
Mavor linker will likely bto asked to be
chairman of tho state convention.
Committeeman J W Smith, of the
Vilth district, was not present. Ho
had Ik-cii counted, on to vote with tho
LIKE A BEAVER
To Swing New England in
Line Operated on Bos
ton and Then Swung -Out
(United Press Lei'wl Wire.)
Horiton, Mass., March 19. Tho New
Kngland trip or President Taft da
velopod Into an untl-Hoosevolt cam
paign. After a typical political day in I3ps-
ton yestordny, culminating livun, at
tack on thp Roosevelt polloles bo
fore tho general court of the Massaoh
usetta legislature, the president early
today started for New Hampshire, ac
Contlnued on l'ase Tlu-coi
The Great Northwest, The Host Progressive Sec
tion of the Country, Where the Politicians
Start the Big Ball of 1912 Rolling La Fol.
lette Picked to Win.
And Militiamen Called Out
to Aid the Local Posses
Which Are Hunting the
(United Press I.easnd Wire.)
HIHsvlllc, Va, Marah 19.-lartlnl
law for IHIlKvllIrt wn dcr'l today
ami arrungomunts oonTiletAl3Dr a -cointnodiitrbn
heio of 150 llftiiu .
Tho iiilllUuiucn proibubly "'M'Smno
Jniiii notilikxko urlJ' UovautaStti thejr
fanitlkirlty w1th the mouirttaln section.
Company F, Stlcoiid Virginia volun
teer, prtfbubly will be niiitened.
Cspmln iDavnnt of Oomuany F will
lie "nvlUtar' ,mnyr." Ho JiiH 1ieo.ii
hero since Thumlwy ami on Sumluy
had a Iofflp oonfereiico with Major
Pelts, of UIoIiiihiikI, sperlal represen
tative it QovHrnor i.Miuin.
It Is Ibelleve'd hore llwt llho osps
have diMifred of vurnertlntr the Allen
Kai ik uivlivM baekeil ip iby n foriulda-
lie force of mllltki. Tln Moldlcm are
'pe.'t(d tn be di'tulKll ahitqr the en
train en to the mountain jihssi-m to
i;ii.u-,l all exits from the ftigtiwfMM,
lUiile the dftitnlven nnd wlal U-mt
t'l-i piiMi rortsaru Intij Milaurel-eoj'
i rod wlldcriifss of ajc'nnd I'iKfl;,
buntllH; 'for the outlaws, i ' '
More th.iu aeore of tlio nmn-lHilnN
i rs rciuaJuwl 1n tho mouuliiltiH lsst
nlKlit. No word ibnH yet ciiint from
them. The progreun towHnl wtch
lnountala nrougholdH ns Do1ta Inn,
Fancy Onp, Chlwd Knob, Riiinier
Knob and otheix Is slow because of the
itvesslty of beating every chimp of
iiiountaln laurel nnlj Mcourlntr every
mountain tiliicket, Imt tlu outluiw.
"killed lu woodcraft, llp through t'he
lino and iinuko it neoosniry again to
go over the h.i mo ground.
A .tohilioiio ni(isu'go from the
inounlnlns today wrid that Mldna 13d
iw arils, nephew of Sldna and Floyd
Allen, und one of the riiwleaders in
the clan, .had ibeen cnjiturciJ, but no
direct (word came ifrom theiikstse to
this offoet. (Communication wltai bhe
iiioiiii'taliiH Is btA-onrimg' more and jnore
dirflcult becniHce tho ipunniers are out-
tlng wires, lwlievlng friendly moun
taineers might warn tlio Allen gam? 'r
the omiroaioh of the ,ossf. 'Iinca Gap
ia now Isolated, 'Wires (having boon out
from Stove AVMMams' home In the
mountaiits to thut point ibecwuse ,Mr.
Sldna Allen was thero. She Ui of tho
stern, unyielding typo at mountain
woman, of the une mold as ihor hus
band, und doteetlvcH ifcsir sho might
be keeiJng In touoh with the gang
lealler, ndvtslng him In tho progress of
The iiomch are still chmlng In on
DevllM'Den, where the outlaiwa aro bo-'
llevotl U bo barrrcaued.
Sid Allen's Wife.
A friend of 'Mrs. Sldna Allen, who
saw tlio wlfo of tho outlaw chief yes
terday, quoted her today as declaring
that she hail no Idea whero her hus
"I wish to GcU I did," Sho told tho
friend. "I wish thero hadn't ever been
a gun made. I loft our , homo tho night
this niwtful thing iliapponetl beloro my
huuband went. Ho told ino to do ev
erything I could for our two lllttle girls
and to bo kind to hl dog and cat. I
haven't seen ihlm slnco, 'haven't heard
a word from ihlm. I "don't, know whero
ho 19 Ho may ,bo lying ex-poeui: w lib
his tiwo 'wounds, peiiiUips xlylng.
"Whatovor ho did la court, I bollovo
ho Is now truly repentant for It, dint
ho won't kIvo up 'iinlesu I amieal to
Continued on Pago Tlirec
hrtcVS VMORn f OP
rSVvlE.E sN' v'o
VAV1S.S plffr THEtV
vivtv re., now, wow
. vwi s cnfAN -
WKvrnrcu ixju oiuo.
Local iitlns toulgliti Wciliichday rain
In southern, rain or snow In northern
rJnl i '
(United Press Leased Wire.)
Fargo, N. D., Mnrcii 19. With early
Indications pointing to tho heaviest
Hepubllcan voto In the history of'tlitf
state, North Dakota's statewide preaN
dentin! preference primary, tho first
in the country, held tho Interest of all
citizens today. ' All night, reports!
from district and precinct managers
poured in to tho La Follctto head
qpartcrs hero, telling of tho heavy
oto expected nnd predicting victory
for tho Wisconsin senator In his cam
paign against Theodora Ilooscvelt for
The La Follotto sstilltnant is espe
cially stroiiK along the trail that La
I'ollitt left lit bin raco-horse cam
pnlmi tltraugh tbo state. Ho wound
u r bis efforts ot Devil's Lake late i
jeRterdoy, where he was received with '
the ffcnteal enthusiasm shown nny
whef on his trip.
The Roosevelt managers, whUo
claiming the state for the colonel, ad
mit that tha balloting will bo close,
Jinny RooMvelt adherents declaro that
if La Folletto wins It will bo because,;
liif the bitter opposition on tho .part r
of many ProgresslveH to Congressman
L. II. Huiiua, the "stnlwnrt'Vboss, who
they chargf. Is seeking to strengthen
himself In the party In the slate
through a Roosevelt vlotory.
RooMvelt and La Folletto worker
everywhere today concentrated them
selveo in an effort to get out tho vo'e.
President Taft's name Is on the bat;
lot and It Is predicted hero today that
ho will be third at the finish. A quiet
cajnalcu lias been "WlIn his, .be
half biTtliJl 1 uln.K lffiefwUsi but )J i
Internal Jlgli in the wS)Kroive'jwlniri
of theS.arty l&Aover.McmvcMHheTof,
ror, ftrjtfenfiJMetirf -s J M j J
Nullifying .lliu Sinllll.
Trenton, N. J , March lS.The Dem-
oci title statu coiuifilttco lspusblnK In
every way posulble the movement to
mnlte Now Jersey solid ' for Governor
Wilson ns a Democratic.) caiulluate for
president. Tho cnnimltutaii nulculates-'
that the more endiuslnstlc th6support
of the New Jersey DomocrJcij? Is, tho
more likely he will bo to capture the
Hultlmore convention. '
o corrupt .Mcliiod.
WHshliigton. March 18.Malntainlng
that Hie evidence "coiiuluslvely shows
that corrupt methods wero not em
ploved" In Senator Lorlmor's election
and attacking the Chicago lYIbuna
and Governor Deneen for their "con
spiracy" against tho Illinois states
man, Judge Hnnecy, counsel for Lorl
mer, today filed his brief with tho In
Hanecy attacked tho testimony of
the legislator who confessed receiving
bribes nnd alleged thoy wero Induced
thus to confess "for a consideration."
"That thoro was a conspiracy on tho
part of tho Chicago Tribune, Gover
nor Deneen and their allien to des
troy Senator Lorlmpr Is evident nil
through tho record," .thd'brlef conclud
Chicago. "You'vo got to quit k)ck
ln tho dwair aroun'." said Municipal
Judgo Fryo In court, Lawrenco Veir
agreed nnd was roloasol from n
charge of cruelty. Tho "dvag" was
not a houn.
Very Heavy Numbering Be
tween 20 and 30 Men.
Still Searching For
(United Press 'Leased Wire.)
San Antonio, Tex., March 9.Tho
ruins of the roundhouse and Southern
Puclllc railroad shopo wero still being
seorohud today for traces of bodies ot
men killed yesterday when tho boiler
or mi oiifliio standing In tho yards ex
ploded and wreckod four buildings.
The death toll Is somewhere between
i'O and Si). Twenty bodlcii havo been
Klontltlwl ami what Is believed to bo
six other bodloa liavo been found. Tho
v.n lous parts of bodloa havp been tak
1.11 In cliargo by tho authorities, and a
cimplcln count of the missing men
will Ir mado by tho rail road officials
today. Most of tho men killed wero
strikebreakers brought Into tlio shops
Owing to tho terrific force with
which the engine oxploded, charges
that dynamite might have been placed
in tho boiler wero made by tho pollen
yeBtorday, but tho railroad authori
ties declared today thoy hollevod care
lessness on the part of someone wqrk-
trg about tho engine wns responsible.
It is bollevcHl cold wnter was allowed
to run Into the hot boiler of tho
locomotive and In Mils way a terrific
pressure of superheated steam was
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