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VOti. M. MO. M.
ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, SATURDAY, DECEM1KH 9, 1911.
TEN PAGES TODAY.
vou i. no. a: i,
NTNAiRAS MAY BE
FOR PRISON AT
Some Time Between Now and
Tomorrow Morning) Sheriff
Hammill Declares Trip of
Prisoners May Begin.
THEIR LIPS SEALED
BEFORE GRAND JURY
Brothers Dwlare They Will
Never Tell Anything Pur
ther About Dynamiting
Outrages or Higher-Ups.
1Hr HraatMr Herald A. P. Msm Wlr)
U)8 Annelcs, Dec. 9. Sheriff WII
Ham If. llammell announced at noon
today that ttm MeNnmnvn might bo
on iticlr way to Son Queiitln aomn
tlnte between now nnd tomorrow
"I nm waiting for a special steam
or." mild tliu sheriff.
Tho announcement ciuno after I ho
nhorln had hail n talk with J mis
Though tho (ctlcrnl grand jury will
not moot again until next Tuesday.
Oscar Lnwior, the government's jo
clal prosecutor (or the alleged dyna
miting conspiracies wn occupied to-
(lay with several of tho witnesses,
among them .Mr. D. II, Ingorsoll ot
Man Francisco. The latter kept n
lodging; homo where Jamo li. Mc
Xamara lived for b time. Willie there
M A. Schmidt, under Indictment aa
rr Rccewpilee of Jnmex 11, MeN'aroarn
In dcHtroylns tho Tlinca building, and
several other perarow, arts opposed
to have visited tho place.
Mia. lHgrrl' testimony la re
garded m I hi port ant because It I ex
pected to Involve certain nowon aa
Mvln tMMtipmy IMwkitM erf Hm
exidoatoniT mctmlng " aubettMint to
McXamara's sojourn In Han Francisco,
Mr tawlnr admitted today that the
Mc.N'amarna woMld not testify for the
present Asked whether the grand
Jury had nearly completed Ita probe,
Mr Lawlor answered In tho negative,
IndlcatliiK that It would tako somo
llmo (or all tho witnesses to bu exam
ined Tho McXnmnrn brothers told the
Jailer today they wcro anxious to
leave la Angclus nnd begin their
terms In tho sinlu penitentiary. J. II.
McNanmra, who hoa n sentence ot
IKo Imprisonment before. Mm, In
more cheerful than his brother John,
who Imb only fifteen years to serve,
according to the deputies who have
been guarding the cell where both are
western .executives rut in a
Busy and Strenuous Day in
Philadelphia and Go to New
(Mr MvrntMi HafaM A. P. Whtl
PhHadelphla, Dec. 9. Tho west
crn governor who nro touring the
country were met here today by u
comniltte from trade organisations
and were escorted to the city hall,
where they were welcomed by Mayor
Htankcnburg. Than n visit was made
to independence hall nnd the part
then viewed tho hnrbur, Lunch-mt
was served on the wny to tho Phlla
delphla nnvy ynrcl. Captain M. W
Grant, comnutndnnt of tho yard, did
JtMf honor and snowed tho governor
AWer a Irk throuch Falrmount
Jrk Hie party returned to their ape
cHil train to pwhwu for the din
Mr to ! jrtVMi tMsm at tho Mnnw
(etarern e tM evening, The
governor cs-rt tor New York t
TODAY IN OOXftRXtl
(Mr M4 A. P. UmH Wtrs)
isW kt Dim u Uu.
'lyMntt WlttMOHM hX (1(8
rd at Lurlamr bMwtry.
Met. at nam.
Controller Ky ttsirms anoHy iMt
mld ky IsmssUsssMntr twmmmn.
"9mr Trtm'' btMStlrr evuMmteil
with eWdtne Ufeit trwt" la dto
jtortiiir of aM m MMi mm hmmy
Ttm raw iMturhU 4oetrin ttlwek
4 In pmt)h by Rp,rtMtat(Mi Rr
mt of 1'exMt: u '
lnvtlaitta f Mtlre Interior (H
trtmoBt ro9a4 by Mr. Oraham ot
r iMtmU on BheVwood bill to irei
NOW ENBQUTE TO
His Family Delare Veteran
Is Going to National Capi
tal but Deteetives Say
start at any time
(Hr Krl llrmM A. I. Iaatd -Hlr
Man Antonio, Texan, Doe. 9. A re
port today from Corralts, Mexico, bo,
tween Carmura-o nnd Mntamorns, In
too atuto ot Tamnullpftn, In that a
party of six, supposed. i"p have been
headed by Clenerat tlcrnardo Itoyes,
ho purchased six horse from a
ranehrnan and started fur flan Juaa
An earlier development today wan
a statement from the Iteye family
mat they believed the B'neral would
nrrlve In Washlimton today. They
showed a teleKram. benrlnu n St. Louis
dale as a proof that Iteye still la in
the United Ktntes nnd un his way tost.
from another eource a teleKram
was offered as proof that Uvye had
crossed the border nnd had been In,
Cnmnrgn yerteidoy. llotli telegram
up.ir iteye name.
Vamiie rumor that still smack
nuthentlclly declare the. ulleued Iteyes
revolution the. "bin Insurrection,
may be launched any day.
i.h .rri:it riMiu;hTi:nH
Xew Orleans, eDc. 9. Tho United
HUtr revenue culler Davey has been
hurriedly dlvpntehcd from New Or
lean to starch for n tlllbustcrtiiK ex
pedition alonx tho uulf const, concern-
Ins; which well defined rumors are
said to have reached fcocret servlco
The sunposed expedition I said to
be n.lAed Hi tho Mexican government.
R SHOOTS A
Juan Marcus Is Instantly
Killed at Cheyenne When
Offlwr Went to His Homo
te Arrest Him.
(Mr Kveata Krat4 A. P. Wire)
Uheyennc, wwo.( Dec, . Juan Mar
cus, a Mexican, win shot nnd Instant
ly killed by Policeman Kilgore, who
called at tlio Mexican's homo to arrest
Murcu, who was charged with ns-
rnultlng his wife and' mother-in-law,
when the officer appeared the Mexi
can drew a revolver but thn police
man fired before Mure in could hoot.
MHrcu. It is en!d, murdered n man i at
Ivaton. Colorado, nnd hit n police
Two Men Killed and Another
Is Badly Weunded in ?istol
Battle at Midnight Near
I Mr BretA KersM A. P. Lm4 Wtra)
Ololie. Ariz., Doc. 0. Jim Jackson
nnd John llowan, employes of tho
l.lvo Oak nllne. wore snot and lHstHiit
ly killed and Angolo Prcnonta, m
Italian, wot, wounded In thn nrm In a
aborting affray at Miami near here At
Mtkttilfet. Trouble nrowt between
AMHXk'RHR uud foiolgKers and a race
rhH wa fearpd uccordlng to tntorwa
tlm Klven tho sheriff's odk'. Kesl-
4ents &t Miami declare tho ltutlm
wwt uttdcr coutrm.
Mm. ImIs Vrmilya Under
In4itMnt fr Murder
Ntar Senth's Dosr m Rttwlt
f Pajpalytia Strehe.
S( SJhsJ(sjjjj SjS3aj Sg, 9hj))4s9j4 Ns)9
Ciwaiaw. Doe, f, Mrs. Lou few Vr-
mUrs, eWd with bavins poiortd
A Haw Bteaonnctt and (Meti ot
Mviaa noJeoned nln other, wa
tmh with )wrly totlay and Dr.
Thomas Hoan, physician at the coun
ty, jail, wuere-whw f liupriaoni, saM
ARE BOLDLY HELD
UP BY MASKED
After Exciting Ohase Through
Streets Ex-Convict and Mil
itary Institute Boy Are
AYRES IS STUNNED
BY BLOW ON HEAD
(Sfrelsl Trlrarr.m la Kvralr IWraLII
Uoswell, X. it.. Dee. Two high
waymen held up 1 It. Kncle nnd
Herbert Ayrnx, linotype operators, cm
ployed on the Uoswell morntiiK New,
about mldnlKht lutt night. The men
thuuxht It wn a Joke of fellow typos
aim declined to put up their hssitl
When ordered to do so,
Ayre wo stunned by a blow on
tho head from u pair of brass knuek
anil KiiRle, nfter cnrluc fur nn Instant
liilii the muni of a lx-hooter did.
a nuniircii-ynrd daub for the New of
lire where he confided his trouble to
-ntire neKlliburhood In n voice
lha .onld be heard n block
Tho hlRliwaymen rnn after striking
.yrw. tii. printer nnd the nevpa-
I per uifii nn the Morning X-ws assisted
, .ikiu .Mnrsinii KirxpairicK in n llior
, "uh ' the street In tho vl
Ulnlt nf lllrf, VOti ntllon iliirlnv U'tifrth
time, a liny from the Uoswell Mili
tary Institute was arrested, lie hud
u pair of knuek In hi pocket. Tho
night marshal nnd two reporter also
Slithered in Jock Padgett, recently re
leased from the penitentiary. I'ndgett
wa workliiK n n dishwasher In u lo
cal restaurant. Ho had a lurge slxed
pistol In hi belt, lloth were pluced
Tho hoy from the military Institute
snld he was simply "playing- hookey"
nnd knew nuthlng of tho hold-up. The
Information wa telephoned to Col
onel Wlllsnn, commandant of the In
stitute who reported that the buy In
question wa missing from 14s room,
without ie. ,Th.,s.lr w 112 be In
vciilgal6d"fiUther but both printer
assert that tho two men under arrest
are undoubtedly the hold-ups, us th'y
sy they recognised their voices,
SALT LAKE CITY
WINS HER SUIT
Commission Tom of Govern-
ment Law Is Held Valid by
State Supreme Court and
Of fleers Go In.
i(Hr HventBo- Herald A. P. tasrd Wire)
Halt I.a Uu cay, Deo. lit Certifi
cate of election were Issued today
to municipal officer elected Novem
ber 7. foltowlnx u decision of the
Mot mtirj.reiM tnxrt ititlinlilltttf' llii)
ContltutlonalIty of the law providing
commission form of novtrnment
for Salt Ike City.
Ah Attell and Johnny Kil
bane Will Fight February
lit to Decide Championship
of Their Class.
(My HrewtiiK HsraM A. P. tease Wtee)
Cleveland. Deu. 9.--A fight be
tween Abe Attell nnd Johnny Kllbnno
of thl city, to decide tho feather
weight championship, will be staged
nt Vernon. Cat., next February 33,
If plan of Tipn McCurey, manager
of the Paclflu Athlctlo club at Ver
non go through.
McCnrcy toiluy wired Kllbane un
offer !u meet Attell on that dale.
XO MOtOltH IS VOtiMHITi: P.VHK.
Washington, Dec, Ow There la one
place In thn United fHnte where the
motor rar I nooking Ih vain for ud
mls4on, That hi tho Yeaemlto Nn
llonl fmrk. The Interior depart
ment H been recelvlMK numeron
rci)t for permhwlon to operate
mot In tno park. All or these
wee rim4 and It wo decided to
day ttMtt "It I iMfrt-acllcahle to per
mit cr In the prk becatwo their
Kwe would pMctleall)' eHmlnuta
tmv4 by , tho road being N
MKh c)Hton tht It would be dan
ffrreiM fr tarn and motor car to
Tm drtmt hlo hs md M
ml tfet no vMtor V allowed N
cry HrrtM Into the park.
' Clyd. Kan,, tN. The tfnmn
ry wm by O. r. Armtrong and
Ieaf4 y John lnwrt of Concor
dia burned today wit tt toe esllnrnt
4 at tie.e.
Explosion of Cal Dust Early
Today Fills Mine Near
Briceville, Teeincssee With
Flames and Gm.
CUTTINft MEN OFF
Rescue Parties Fight in Vain
Endeavor to Gain Aoss to
Depths But Must Await
(My KverdtHC HtrM A. V. I..h Wire)
Kuoxvllle, Tenn, Dee. . A dust ox.
plosion In the main mine of tho Cros
Mountain eystcm near llrlcevllle to-
day vntomhed n larga numoer of work.
er who had Just entered for tho day'
ton. The mine Is wuslly manned by
'I nu mine Is owned nnd operated by
the Knoxvltle Iron , company nnd Is
nbout thirty-live mil from Kncxvllle.
Throngs of women and children)
rushed to the itiiHo nntranccs nnd
c lamored to be allowed to inako their
way liwlde In the rescue.
Many of tho women knew their bus.
band, hud enured the mine beforo
(ho blast. Most of the wives. However,
maintained bravo m-artn. Th major.
Ity of them had vltnod almost sim
ilar scenes, One womnn who gathered
othcra (tbout her attempted' to cheer
ncr weeping eisier.
"Now, I know my old man uln't
dead, ' she asucrted. "It'll take mora
tliim dust explosion to kill him."
ltescue work wn checked before 11
o'clock. Great billows of flamo began
to belch from tho mouth of the mine.
ltescuo pui tie were hurled back by
Hope for tho Imprisoned miner
yielded to despair.
Member of rescue squads who were
driven buck by flames nnd smoke de
clared they lir.d (.dvunced a mile Into
the main shaft before they were fore.
d to retire nod that they hnd found
no lgn or ttie Imprisoned men. Just
before being- driven out they encnun
tercd a cava In In ourh of the entries.
It was of such a character a to nl
most positively confirm the early the
ory that "dust" had caused the ex
Of all thn men who went Into tliu
mine threo huvu escuped. They were
John Ijint, Ham Kurmcr nnd Hurt
Ilatmnker. They were In one of the
lateral shaft. Warned by tho noise
they escaped before overtaken by
These men observed bd "signs" n
they entered the mine They bellovo
the exact location of the blast I at
least two mile In the Interior and GOO
feet from tho mountain reM. The
number of mu entombed, t now var
iously estimated nt 13& te ll8.
Ilecausc of the cave.ln and tho
smoke It Is impossible for volunteer
pnrtlen to proceed Into the1 mine. Thry
must await the coming or tho federal
President Htephenson f,Id the cat
ualtle would not be a 'Inrgo a ut
tlrst reported from llrlcevllle. He
said tho mine t usually manned by
nbout 300 worker bu many were lute
In reporting for work today,
Marly report from tho explosion
scene were vague. The (lrt Intimation
of the exploded was a slight caucus
ilon Ut the shaft. tltu smoke curled
out from the opening
Up to 3:30 o'tloik thl afternoon
squads of rescuer Had Hiado no ef
fective progress In Uielr effort to
reach the entombed miner. Cave-In
bar rod the way to tho point where It
la hoped tho hundred or morn men
ure still alive.
(Hr KveMsw Herald A. P. JUiuted Wire)
Jiiarc. Dec, 0 EmrlciTter tomor
First race, sell nc. yer-W, ov.
eu JHrkmea: Ddk Star, Xmwhi Mc
IKo. 95; Jm Heck. M; Thlstlo
Roo, Acfjuln, fin ,ii I'ontsar, llilh,
Yvonne, Defy, 100 ( UrriftV MK.
nerotid rafl Mllluit. dm mtk and a
ritMrtatr: Rno, l.lthssjuu, si;
Frag, 101; Mrlxnt, Ocean iwn, l;s.
TXlid rocn, itelllntr, x. fwkum:
Mhri MH, TrnniparMt. ObMmi
Hby, m, HMgnor, 100$ ikwetanMt,
tfi 1 1 l LLuiu a SJ . i mi n it I UaW Wha.aiAt
avfgj iumimi, 'vss. n arwi i
Nmwn Q., MddllnK Hamtnn, t,
sm u, mi Hnana, no.
fwtrth m, handicap, mllo:
. tC: Joim Iritis. 105: A. 117:
PlWt re, getllnir. five nl nnlf
ww hi; MHMtine Hprny, Mm unr
M it., 11 lankoodah, KArht,
msWtiUr. 107i flold Mul 111.
Obrth" 1m, selling, ate: tnrioMa;
ant KnHant, Hidden Hani, L. M. Mek.
I' (Mioo, Ed Keck. nU tttkr,
Jo; J08; melflon, Henry Wnlhank,
ii m Montgoniery, ur. juoge
Mntdraoti 111. v
ON STATE PROBE
Resolution Offered at Last
Minute to Segregate Fake
Laud and Mining Sohcmci
Is Finally Defeated.
NEW CONGRESS GOES
TO SALT LAKE CITY
(Hr Klh HroM A. I. tatd Wits)
Chicago, Dec. .9 Halt Ijtho City
wa chosen unanimously for tho next
National Irrigation congress ui tho
linn, session hero today- Tho meet
lug wet pioiractcd wliru n ttietil was
Htarted over n rcuolutiun calling for
dtoto Investigation or nil Irrigation
nnd mining project with a vluw to
weeding out those that woro unworthy
nnd thus saving loss by Investor,
Dolcxntcs Moody of Washington nnd
Jones of Now Mexico (ought tho adop
tion or the resolution, declaring It wn
n Bchetuo to kill cnrluin leultlinnto
project now tinder consideration.
Tho congress elected the ollicers:
President United Htnte Frnucla
(1. Nowtnnd of Nnvadn.
Secretary Arthur Hooker of Chi
cago, Foreign secietary 15. McQueen
amy. Alhumicrquc, X. M.
Flr" vice president n. Inslngcr.
Second lco prosldunt J. II. Cnso,
Third vice president John Fair
weather, Fresno, Oil.
A resolution wa adopted urging
tho states to appoint commissions to
Investigate thn prospect and litera
ture of nil Irrigation nnd mining pro
ject undertaken by private capllnl.
Dr. Harvey W. Wlloy, chief of tho
bureau of rhomtstry ot tho department
of ngrlcullnrc, urgod sanitation of
Rticnms Used for Irrigation purposes,
Parks of Four Counties May
Be Grouped Into National
Ground If Congress Acts
(Br Ktrttlna; llwald A. I. la4 M'lrs)
Vniltllllf tflfl I)., O MrClii nalnlillBh.
mcnt of A iinllmml imrU'ln f,ilttttiHn
totally different In character, It I
hi 'ii, i rum any existing para, ami
much closer to tho center of popula
tion fllMIt nliv nt til,, (trjia.ml aurvn.
Hons, I recommended In a number
oi loiter receive hy seoretary or tliu
"The cnni'l-nl I, Inn nt lmvlnp n Inraif
park nt or noar tho placo proposed
iiiIi'hib io mo portonniiy, sniii mvcio
tary Fisher today, "but beforo mich
action Is Inken II itnulil l inmnanrv
to have un cxnmlnatlon nmilo of Ilia
territory, increroro n would bo ne
cessary to submit tho mailer to con
gloss a tho department hit un avail
able money oven for tho survey,"
Tho park ns proposed would Includa
an area of about 000,000 ncre. Por
tion or urnnu jncKsou, uirimrr ana
IWllllili rnillifltHi u-rtul.l l.n litVtln.fn.l
and tho park would tnko In Icings
Peak, (Irund iJtko nnd tho canyons
of tho Hlg Tlioaipnn rlvor
TO TRY PACKERS
They Have Been Accepted
Tentatively by Both Sides;
Government Will Now Ex
amine Five Others.
(My Kvrnlng Herald A. P. I,tt Wire)
I hh-Hgn. Her P. flat member of
Ilia llll-v M lll.lt will tv III.. Plil.nirn
puckers, Hide id for alleged violation
Of tilt, Hltfirmuii alitl.lriittl tint ln,,l
been nccepud tt-ututlvely by both
government and defense today when
un adjournment until Monday was
tllld. (itllitr. Vl!l,l tin,,,. nVHi.i.
ined and passed by iho defens nnd
t Po given to the government after
the panel Ik concluded.
moxwu coxTi&rr at
HYD.MJY IS DH.VW.
(Mr l.l HrraM A. I. Imi4 WImi
KydV. X. H. U- Men & llmmi-
Kly f Mllwalkct, middle-weight
Aunlrnllii. in.it Dm'
Ml(h, fHsii' mlddlc-wrtant cham-
Plan Of AMMntlti trnliiv ut vim Slnrthlm
in A 30-rwsssd eontest which ended In
HAXKtt MM Mid MV!Ht:itVll
(Mr tre4Mr taifj A- r. I.humnI wit)
ew Tork, Jssk . rt.,, tnmnt
or eivaring nnvm Tnils for Hia wik
show that tho touts ttnld 3(.ll.t00
reserrn In vxoeu rnni.
tnent. Thin I nu liMiisas i or tiaa..
f.oo In the pniporttoij"ih im
a eompurcu wnii Vn)u
Former Excoutivc Declares
That Russians Take Beot
Sugar Work on Contract
and Make Good Money.
THEY OWN THEIR
FARMS IN TWO YEARS
(Hr KvfBlnu ItrraM A. V. tnsrd Wire)
Washington, Dec. II In n stnto
mcnt made nbl!c today former dov
ernor Henry A. lluelilel of Colorado
vigorously denied that rondltlnn np.
proachlug peonnso existed In the aun
nr beet Held of Colorado.
Tho Rtntomunt roforred to tho to
llmony or .lumen llodkln of Colorado
hofon Hie house nugar InvoHtlgntlon
commliiio that men and women in
hurt Held worked sixteen hour n
ilny at bu k-brraklne labor, flovorn-
or Iliichid explained tmt these men
nnd women woro Italian or ItiiHslnun
who worked by tho job and not by tno
"Ity thi- aid or hi wife and children
Iheto men wilt mnko moro money In
onn month in Colorado tlinu ha could
tiiuko In two M -rs In UiihhIii or Italy,"
aid tho former governor. "Usually
that man will own hi own furm nt
tho ond of two year. Ho nnd hi
wlfo will each earn nbout u day In
tho hect llelds nnd each of his chil
dren will cam about $3 n tiny.
"This crime of giving tlio poor la
borer of other countrlu n chnuco to
own n inrm by tho labor of approxi
mately two year, I an Old crlmo In
thb country. Tho founder of tho re
public tallied much nbout tho crlmo
of mnklmr hero In these United State
nn asylum (or tho oppressed of ovory
land. I nm pron to ho nblo to any
from personal knowledge of tno peo
ple in every part of Colorado that In
diiHtilou and purposcriil working men
have now In Colorado na fine optw
tunltle to not on in the world m
they havo evor hud at any thno Iti
finer nifttetutn tho u(ah.?
CHI CAGO ATTORNEY
Maxwell Edgar Deolares That
in 1&07 He Was Tendered
$10,000 to Stop Fight for
Higher Tax Rate.
NEW WITNESS IN
(Hr EvealBK Herald A. V. lavl Wlrs)
Washington, Deo. .Mfnxwcll JM
enr, a Chicago Inwyor who In 1907 led
n legal right to forco tho Intcrnutlon-
ni Harvester company to nay moro
tines, testified today ocforo tho lrl-
mer setmiorinl inveatlgntlnK comuiit
iee Unit lit bad bH tHfeivd tio.niid
to desist H vitid tho offer wn mado
by u Clilcnco lawyer nntnod Tono, who
claimed to represent Clarence S. Dnr
row mid Kdgnr A. llancroH. tbn latter
nn nttornov for the company.
CHAKSE IS OLD ONE
Ijl.l AllUdllK. tlOC. QWlMnnr ImH
ninilo that chnrge frequently before.
Mild AlllirllOr II. R Itnrriia- tvhan
shown the report uf the slatemoni be-
oro mo i-orimor senntoriiii inti
gating commit too, "There Is nothliiB
nt till. It la lirosponslblo.'
He Was Chiefly Responsible
for Defense of Nanking;
Six Companies Send Needed
Funds te China.
(Mr Kvettfoe HsraM A. P. ImmI Wtr)
Han Kruiicluro, Dec. 9. Advice
from Uliaiifjliiil to tho Chinese dully
paper here reiiort the assassination
of (lemrat Chang Ilsuii. who helped
eouduot the Imperial defense nt Nan
king. Viceroy Chnng Jen Chun mid
the Mannhii general, Tlcli l.lnng, who
eseuped from Nanking upon It cap
ture, are snld to bnvw taken refuga
in southern Munchurla,
The C'hlneo Six t'oinpanle sent
today Ij 0(i0 In gold to the revolu
tionary iiii'.iirltlns nt Canton, us first
payment on a 13,000,000 loan which
It I trylnfi to raise In thl country.
i. 0. P. LEADERS TO
Fight to Keep Federal Offi
cers Out of Republican Na
tional Convention FroHtisej
to Be Warm One.
AN ANCIENT THREAT
Many Cities Make Bids for
Big Gathering Which Will
Nominate Presidential Can
didate. (Hr Mvealan- Herald A. t. leased Whtl
Washington. Doc. A conforonco
of nbout twenty-llvo member of tho
itopubiicnn national cemmlttea will
bo held hero Monday night to pi li
test ngnlust tho old threat to reduce
Southern representation In Hepubllcnii
National Committeeman Cecil Lyon
of Texas, who culled tho meeting, will
present n renolutloH culling on Iho na
tional cammlttco to forbid election of
federal officeholder a ili'legates.
Tho tight to keep tetietul officern
out of the national convention prom
ise to Muku tho meeting or tho na
tional committee next Tuesday one of
the liveliest In recent year, Much or
the protest against (ho largo southern
delegation ha been bused on tho fact
that federal officeholders have pre
dominated nnd have been "xwung In
to lino" to support existing adminis
tration. Colonel Lyon Iiok that by
keeping the officeholder off thn dele
gations the representation of the
Houtheru states will not be Impaired,
Another move to be nude by Col
onel Lyon and Ida nnseehttM wilt bo
In annul tlm selection of any delegate
made prior to (he call of the eonven
tkm by the national enwwIUee. Thl
Mthni wn msjMlail, by th leetm
of Tf do)nnUHi Iron AhtkniM v
f tal HMMiSlkU luu ttl at - - - . . -
"-- - n -n ntvtiMft entri
by ihii postinastoi of Mobile, a went
her of tho committee from Alflbamn.
Tho thrcnt to rodiwe the southern
delegation ha been resurrected by
Senator llourno ot Oregon.
"I nm going to uo 1117 beat er
ror Is to Imvo tho forty delegate from
Texn selected from Uopubllcaiu who
aru not Indebted to any administration
bccuuHo of their oniployment by tho
government," said Mr. Lyon.
"Personally 1 nm nolo to insist that
tho candidate (or president who get
our vote shall Couie out ngnlnst tho
llourno proposal to cut down our rep
rosentntlon. I further will Insist Hint
no oily bo given tho convention whosu
tato delegation la willing tt, cut
down our stroBKth In the convcnllm."
Tho proflpectivo light nppoared to
hovo thrown tho strength of tho
southern member of tho committee to
St. Ijouib ns tho convention city, al
though Chicago still Heomed to bo fc
vored by n majority. Denver nnd Cin
cinnati also have put In bid. Presi
dent. Tnft will give n dlnnor to Iho
committee Monday evening, which
nlso will ho nttemlnd by Postmaster
(lonenil ijltchcock and Vice President
E BY HOUSE
Formal Report Is Made by
Committee on Expenditures
from Interior Department
(Hy KrcNlMH Herald A. P. I.aair.1 wlrel
Washington. Dee. 9..v formal re
port tu llio house today from tho
committee on expenditures In the In
terior department dlsiiilmrs from
lonuri'fcslonul consldeiatluu the Con
troller buy charge, tho keystono of
which wn tho widely nuoled "Dlek
lo Dlek ' letter unit the nuausutloii
that Itlehard K, llyan will bo ac
quiring 11 monopoly or valuable Alus
kuu hurbor right.
Thu eoniinllti'a nnllmi u luntil
on the reeommondatlgn of Louis D.
iiniiuiFia kiio .miioh rincuot, counsel
fur tho eommlttce.
"The government," the eommltteo
report uy, "should not part with
the title to uny coal, petroleum, nut
urul gas or mineral land which It
now own In Alaska.
'The KOVernmrni utumM mtotrtipt
acquire, own and If necessary operate
Ut least one railroad there.
"If Aluska is to be tcrvenpcd, that
development must corno either
through outsldn syndicated wealth or
through Individual energy and enter
prise, stimulated nnd aided by gov
ernment construction of necessary
WTMW; TOX.VAUK "M LAHOIC.
CIW JT WftJ'fel'MC sWW( A J 1iSJmjjJ 'MtM1
Now York, Dec, ,i;nnitod order
on the honk or ffce United Slate Utee)
corporation on November 30 vpro
(.1(1,955 ton, a compared with
,M,m ton on October 31, 101?, and
j,to,U3 ton on N'ovmiber J 8, ii,