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The Omaha Daily Bee
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VOL. XLII-NO. 118.
OMAHA, SATURDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 2, 1912-TWENTY PAGES.
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
IN TOTAL DISORDER
Out-Generaled and Out-Fought, it
Has Made Last Stand Against
ONE LINE OF DEFENSE IS LEFT
Sultan's Force is No Longer an Army,
but a Mob.
FOREIGNERS ARE IN DANGER
Massacre of Christians in Constanti
nople Greatly Feared.
POWERS ARE GETTING BUSY
IVnrahlps Are Unshlns to Salonika
and Other Porta to Protect
Their Subjects Turkish
CONSTANTINOPLE, Nov. l.-The Turk
ish army has recaptured tho town of
Uunorhlssar from tho Bulgarians and also
has defeated tho Bulgarians In the vicin
ity of Visa, according to dispatches re
ceived here this afternoon from Naxlm
Pasha, commander-in-chief of the Turkish
forces. Nazlm's dispatches declare tho
Bulgarian losses were heavy and that all
the Tuklsh army corps have now been
ordorod to advance
LONDON. Nov. a. The Turkish army.
on which the fato of the Ottoman empire
depended, has been outgeneraled and out
fouglit. It has made what Is believed to
be the last stand against the victorious
Bulgarians and Is now falHng back In
disorder on Its final base of defense at
the forts of Tchatalja, twenty-five miles
Grave doutert are expressed In military
circle's and repeated even In the Turkish
capital, as to whether the remnants of
ihe Immenso army of the sultan will
. make any serious attempt to hold this
Foreigners In Constantinople are fear
ful for the safety of tho Christian popula
tions of the Turkish towns and tho ISu
ropcan powers have taken stops In this
connection by dispatch of warships to
Salonlkl, ' Constantinople and other
Turkish ports for tho protection of their
This Is tho most pressing question of
the moment. One correspondent In Con
stantinople voices the fear of Europeans
In that city that the Turkish retreat from
Tchatalja might result In massacres and
pillage by what 1b jio longer an army but
Old residents of Constantinople who
know tho Turks thoroughly say foreign
Salonlkl,- Constantinople and other ports,
but declare the widely scattered missions
and Christian populations aro already
. The Bulgarian troops who have shown
such dash slince the opening of the
campaign are not likely to give the
Turks much time to reorganize. It Is
true they have hundreds of dead and
wounded, both Turks and Bulgarians, to
dispose of, and this must, according to
military experts, delay them somewhat.
They had, however, similar difficulties
to contend against after Klrk-Klllsseh
md around Adrlanople, but there was not
much lull In the fighting then.
I Ilulffnrlnn Occupy Demotion,
s' Vows comes today of the Bulgarians'
,i Occupation of Dematlca, thus shattering
any hope tho garrison of Adrlanople may
have had of deliverance from that quar
ter. Other parts of tho lino of Invaders aro
pulling themselves together for another
spring, which they hope will definitely
iput an end to Turkish rule In Europe,
the Servians having completed the oc
cupation of Macedonia, are establishing
civil administrations there and releasing
some of 'their troops to go to the as
sistance of their allies at Adrlanople
'and for an attack on Salonlkl,
Armies nre converging from threo direc
tions on Salonlkl,
European powers aro now keeping In
'touch with a view to acting In concert
when the opportune moment arrives.
Bulgaria, however, has let It bo known
ithat' Turkey rnust negotiate wlh the
allied Balkan nations directly so that all
(Continued on Pago Two.)
Kor Nebraska Fair with rising tem
perature. For Iowa- Fair with rising temperature.
Temperature at Omaha Yesterday.
5 a. m 33
6 a- m 22
7 a. m 1
8 tu iti 31
9 a, m 31
10 a. m .31
11 a- m.
1 p. ni.
2 p. m.
3 p. m.
4 p. m.
5 p. m.
6 p. m.
7 p. m.
8 p. m 31
Comparative Local Itecord.
1J12. 1911. 1910. 1909.
Highest yesterday 36 38 63 61
Lowest yesterday........ 30 17 37 44
Mean temperature 33 2S 40 62
Precipitation 00 .01 .00 .63
Temperature and precipitation depar
tures from the normal:
Noimal temperature 45
Deficiency for the day.. ,. 12
Total deficiency since March 1 136
I formal precipitation OS Inch
Otflclency for the day 06 Inch
Xotal rainfall since March 1,.. .24.29 Inches
Deficiency since Maroh 1 3.03 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period. 1911.14.46 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period, 1910.13.64 inches
Reports from Stations at T P. M.
Station and State Temp. High- Rain
of Weather. 7 P. rp. est. fall.
Cheyenne, clear 3 42 .00
Davenport, cloudy 32 40 a
Denver, clear 46 62 .09
ues Homes, ciear ou .. .00
Dodxe City, clear 36 42 .00
1 under, clear za w .m
1 1 . .Im. m tlT
.Salt Lake City, clear...... 46 60 .00
Santa Fe, clear ,.. 36 42 .00
Sheridan, clear 34 60 .00
Sioux City, clear 30 34 .00
alentlne. clear. S8 46 .00
T Indicates trace of precipitation.
L. A. WK1-3U. Local Foiecuster.
Two Suspects in Big
Bank Robbery Case
Arrested in Ohio
COLUMBUS, O., Nov. l.-U. E. Camp
bell and Joe P. Gavin, who the police
bellevo are Implicated In the KOO.OCO bank
robbery at New Westminster Canada,
were arrested hero today.
The men wero arrested by United States
Deputy Matshal At Bauer when they
entered tho postofflce and asked for mall
at the general delivery window. Private
detectives are said to havo followed the
men to this city and to have notified the
federal authorities of thilr presenco here.
Two of the men Implicated In the rob
bery have been captured and J10.00O of
tho stolen money recovered. Tho men
under arrest here will be held pending n
thorough Investigation. Tho police say
that they answer tho description of tho
Another man who Is said to bo wanted
by tho authorities In connection with the
robber' did not put In an appearanco at
the postoftlca with Gavin and Camp
be. 1. Ho Is said to be In Columbus and Is
being searched for by tho poll'
Tho third man who is wanted by Uio
police Is said to bo "Big Charley" Mon
tague of Chicago, wanted In that city for
assaulting Police Lieutenant x. J. Burns
on September 10. Gavin was at first be
lieved to be Montague. Detectlvo J. P.
Cahill of tho Chicago pollen force 1
here to return Montuguo to -that city If
lie is captured.
Gavin claims that ho Is a travcl'nj
salesman of Chicago, and Campbell says
he is a salesman making Columbus hts
homo. Both deny participation In the
CHICAGO, Nov. 1. Chicago police have
been on the lookout for men numed
Campbell and Gavin, charged with par
ticipation 'in the Canadian bank robbery.
They wero supposed to havo been the
.companions of James W. Stacey, who Is
held hero under that charge and under
the charge of assault vtth Intent to kill
former Lieutenant B. J. Burns of tho
Chicago police department. Burns' fail
ure to arrest Stacey and tho others led
to his dismissal from tho department.
Stacey today waived examination on the
charge- of assault and was held to the
grand jury under $3,000 bonds, which wero
WASHINGTON, Nov. l.-None of the
higher officers of the army and navy
would discuss the tense situation In Cuba.
They have made oery preparation to
meet a serious outbreak In tho Island,
beyond the control of the Innular govern
ment's and wero standing ready to execute
these plans. ,'
State department advices today were
-that the activities of th-j rural guard had
already .pojfcd asourco of friction be-1
tween'ihe Wo pttftlesTvlilch might easily1
develop to the danger point near night.
The liberal party today demanded of
President Gomez that ho Immediately
order- all of these rurales awav from tho
polling places throughout the Island and
demanded tho Immediate dismissal of
General Monteagudo, commander-tn-chlef
of tho rural gua, d. As President Gomez
has come to feel himself more dependent
for his personal safety on tho guard than
on tho regular army, ho has eo far re
sisted this pressure, but tho wtuntlim Is
undoubtedly critical, notwithstanding the
outward appearance of tranquillity
throughout the Island.
It will requiro nine days after a decls'on
to Intervene Is reached to placo the first
khakl-clad American soldier on Cuban
soil, though after the fijst fow thousand
men aro landed, tho movement will pro.
ceed with much greater speeJ. Thcroforo
It will fall to the navy and Its marines
and bluejackets to open the wny, If Inter
vention should bo necessary by occupying
the ports of the island and stubllshlnc!
peace zones, pending the arrival of tho
letters Read Into
INDIANAPOUS. Ind.. Nov. l.-Soven
hundred letters wore brought before the
Jury In tho "dynamlto conspiracy" trial
today to be read as evidence against the
They were tho correspondence taken
from the office of the international Ab
soclatlon of Hrldge and Structural Iron
Workers after J. J. McNamara's arrest.
It Is charged by the government that the
letters selected from 30,000 show that for
five years Frank , M. Ilyan, president of
the union, and the other defendants cor
responded about "Jobs" that were to bo
Many of tho letters which the govern
ment asserts tend to show a conspiracy
Illegally to transport explosives on pas
senger trains were Included In the Indict
ment and already have been made public.
District Attorney C. W. Miller said ho
expected to read all tho letters beforo
Ortle K. McManlgal, the government's
chief witness, testifies.
Port of Acapulco
, Destroyed by Storm
BAN JUAN DEL BUR, Nicaragua, Nov.
L The seaport of Acapulco on the Pa
c'flo coast of Mexico was virtually de
stroyed by a severe nurrlcane on Wednes
day night, according to wireless dis
patches received here. Four-fifths of
tho town was shattered and the Ameri
can consulate was unroofed, the consular
recordt being damaged by rain. No lives
were lost, but a number of natives were
Several small craft In the harbor were
wrecked, but the United States cruiser
Maryland, which was lying there, was
not Injured. The Unltod States - cruiser
Cleveland, which was In the vicinity, did
Telegraphic communication with Aca
pulco Is Interrupted.
Acapulco Is the chief port of call for
steamers plying between Son Francisco
and South American ports, The outer
bay Is unprotected and Is occasionally
swept by fierco storm
WHITE ESKIMO TRIBE
DESCRIBED BY I0WAN
n i i u nr. jjskiii
by Partner. gMST
FOUR YEARS SPENT IN1
Newly Discovered Aborigines of the
True Caucasian Type.
ORIGIN OF NATIVES UNCERTAIN
No Records Kept and Mode of Life
POSSESS NO RELIGIOUS BELIEF
Men Have I.lnltt Unlr nml 12 yes,
While Some of the Women Ilnve
l'nlr Skin nml Uo- Cheeka,
iTlth Dark Hair.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. l.-Corropora-ttvo
In every essential tfctall tho story of
the discovery of blonde Eskimo tribes re
cently given tho world of science by
WUhJalmr Stcffansson, hts partnor In
Arctlo cxporatlon, Dr. Rudolph Martin
Anderson of Forest City, la., arrived hem
today on tho whaler Belvedere after four
and a half years In the north. IIo was
accompanied by Prof. K. Do Koven Let
flngwell of Pasadena, Cnl., who has spent
threo and a half years making observa
tions In tho vicinity of tho Flaxman Is
lands and surveying and mapping about
160 miles of the coast line.
"It was over In tho Capo Bexley terri
tory, on tho mainland, and on Prlrico Al
bert sound, across to tho south of tho
Dolphin and Union straits, that Stcffans
son, first got into touch with the blonde
oborlginca," said Or. Anderson. "In the
spring of 1910 wo lost most of our dogs
while at Cape Barry, Langton bay and
Franklin bay, whoro we had wintered.
Stcffansson and I parted company, he
leaving with two Ksklmos for the east,
while I pushed on to tho Mackenzie delta
for supplies. Wo met ngaln at Langtpn
bay In tho autumn of 1910 and ho told mo
of tho queer trlbo ho had discovered.
ilnrd Journey Accomplished,
"In December we started out and wero
thlrty-ono days crossing 300 miles of the
worst strip of land wo ever encountered.
We explored tho Uttlo known Hprton
river and mado records and compass cal
culations, his Is one of the largest rivers
flowing Into tho Arctic. Wo wore going
through the barren grounds and putting
In o supply of caribou for our dash for
Coronation bay In the spring. From Deaso
river to tho DiBmal lake country1 and to
the Coppermine river and Coronation
bay was our course, the last seventy-flvo
miles over the Ice, before wo found these
First wo came on a deserted snow vil
lage andrnally' found ah Inhabited .vil
lage wtlh a population of forty .souh ,
"Many of tho men had light mUsta'clioif
and bears and light hair covering their
heads. Tho eyebrows of these men were
light and their eyes wero light. Home of
tho women not all--had fair skin and
rosy cheeks, but their hair 'was dark,
oily and tangled.
"There wero none of the flat nosed
Eskimos of tho truo Mongolian typo
among theso people. Tholr features boro J
the characteristics of the Caucasian race.
They do not know where they came from
and no ono elso knows.
Tribe Keeps No Records.
"They have no records, no history, no
legends and their language, a peculiar
tribal dialect, was extremely hard to
understand. As to their origin, thero can
be only a guess. They may bo survivors
of tho expedition of Sir John Franklin
lost to the east of their present locality
in 1S10 or thereabouts, or they may bo
descendants of tho Inhabitants of un early
"Among theso people thero Is no hope,
no thought worth registering, no Ideals,
no particular purpose In life. For six
months of the year they simply exlet,
living In snow houses and eating seal
meat. In tho summer time they move to
the' main land and subsist on caribou
meat. They have no religion and no mar
rlugn ceremony, although there Is fidelity
as a tribal characteristic. Through other
cnklmos they do some trading, but pre
"Stffansson had seen about 260 more of
theso people In his summer trip. He
found the conditions about the samo an
thoso I observed. The people we dis
covered aro extremely primitive, having
no modern Implements of any kind and
no modern weapons. They hunt with it
crudo bow and arrow and spear fish
through holes In tho Ico. They cook their
food. In kindling a flro they strike two
crystallzed stones together."
Dr. Anderson brings back hundreds of
specimens of animals, birds, fishes and
minerals which will bo divided between
the dominion gcogologlcal survey at
Ottawa. Canada and the American
Amuseum of Natural History In New
York. Ho has thlrty-flvo specimens of
Schooner and Grew
of Six Men Are Lost
MARSHFI12LD, 0"e.. Nov. l.-The steel
gasoline schooner Osprey and Its entire
crew of six men were lost at the entrance
of the' port of Mirtlifleld early today
when the vessel crashed Into the Jetty
In a heavy sea. Captain Jacobson at
tempted to bring the schooner In over
the bar, where the waves were running
mountain high, but the wind failed him
and his boat was swept down on the
Jotty. Kvery sea drove across the
schooner's .decks and the entire crew -was
tarried overboard and lost.
Are Killed by Posse
RAWLINS, Wyo., Noy. 1-IUchardson
and Backstrum, two of the convicts who
escaped from the Wyoming penitentiary
here on October 13, wero killed by a posse
last night near Powder Bprings,' on the
Colorado-Wyoming line, according to a
t.lnr.hnnA tn i. u a i f n r.Wi.f I'.l hmn Int. , V. f u
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From the Indianapolis News.
METHODS OF REAPER TRUST.
Prof. Coultqr Says Combine 'Gradu
ally Raised Prices.
Formerly There Was Allowance for
Old Machine Traded In and No
Charge Made for Labor in
CHICAGO, 111., Nov. 1. The government
sought toshow in the hearing of Its dis
solution suit against tho international
Harvester company today that more than
half of $335 spont lor machinery on ft
typical Minnesota farm of 17J acres went
for implements and binder twine whW
were furnished, nine-tenths at least, by
A mass of figures was submitted hv
Prof. Jtihn Lee Coulter of tho federal
bureau of census at Washington showing
that thero were about 0,30,000 farms In
the nation,, containing some 47i.452.0M
acres of tilled land.
From 1899 to 1909 tho sale of agricultural
Implements In this country Increased from
.ol.l07,4M to ! 106,329,268, or 44.6 per cent, he
said. In that time, ho added, there wan
a decrease In tho wheat acreage of 8,32C,0OJ
acres, or 16 per cent, ilarley and oats,
lr. the same period, increased 19 and 73
per cent, respectively.
Avernae Slae ot Karran.
Tho witness gnvo tho avcrngo slzo of
Illinois" .farms as 129 acres and Bald tills
state had the greatest cereal acreage,
with 10,000,000 ocres in corn, 2,185,000 ucres
In wheat and 4,176,000 acres In oats. Iowa,
the statistics showed, had the largest
hay and forage crops, with Now York
second and Nebraska third.
Prof. Coultor said 'that In 1900 ho was
employed as an export mechanician by
the McCormlck Harvester company In
Mlnnosota, He said thero was keen
competition among the harvest manu
facturers In those days. Thero was no
charge made for labor In making repairs
and an allowance was mado for old
machines traded In for new. He said tho
prices varied from time to time to moot
Since tho formation of tho Interna
tional Harvester company In 1902 thero
had been less variation in prices and the
practice of making repairs, and allowing
tho trading In of old machines had been
discontinued, the witness asserted.
Woman and Friend
Found Guilty of the
Murder of Her Son
BALTIMORE, Md., Nov. L-Albert J.
Patterson and Mrs. Kmma Bamberger
today were found guilty of the murdcfof
James Bamberger, the woman's 23-year-old
son, who was stabbed to death by
Patterson at the Bamberger homo here
last July. The slain man had objected to
Patterson's attention to his mother,
whose husband Is alive, and finding Pat
terson at his mother's home on July 6
fought with him until Bamberger fell
dying In the street from knife wounds.
Witnesses for tho prosecution testified
that Mrs Bamberger upbraided and
cursed her son as he lay dying on the
pavement. The penalty for first degree
rnurder. Is death or life Imprisonment.
Sentence was deferred.
YOUNG MAN GETS A YEAR
FOR LOOTING MAIL' SACKS
Otto von Glmmlngen of Fremont, who
was Indicted for stealing several small
chocks out of tho United States mall bags
while carrying1' mall from the postofflce
to the depot at Fremont, pleaded guilty
yesterday afternoon before Judgo T. C.
Munger and was sentenced to ono year in
the Hall county Jail.
The young man appeared without an
attorney. Judge Munger questioned him
as to his age and tho kind of employment
he had been following. He read to the
yoWg man a letter from his father, a
minister of Hampton, who eald his duties
at home would not permit him to be pres
ent The father said he believed tho boy
deserved punishment, but hoped the court
would bo as lenient as possible.
Mrs. Lindloff Savs
Ball of Fate Tells
Her She Will Be Free
CHICAGO, Nov. 1. Mrs. Louisa Llnd
loff, tlto scorcss and necromancer charged
with the murder of her 15-yrar-old son,
Archer, expects to know by Saturday
night whether the message of good cheer
sho claims to havn road In tho mystlo
depths of hor magta crystal globe, "the
ball of fato," to uso her description, was
truo. Her case Is expected to go to' tho
Jury Saturday afternoon.
Mrs, Lindloff, allowed to gaze Into tho
flawless glass ball which was tho center
of Interest In the state's case ntralnit
her, predicted that she would be sot free,
rihe raid she could road her Into plainly
and that it was favorable.
Her attorneys, Ignoring tho crystal, In
troduced testimony today tending to sliow
that any poison found In tho bodies of
Arthur Lindloff and the four others of
her kin whom tho stnto charged she
poisoned was thero either because' of Its
usa In embalming or In medicine they
tonic for blood disease.
Henry Kuby, n friend, on cross-oxaml-untlon
testified Mrs. Lindloff sought pay
ment ot Arthur's life Insuranco within a
few hours after his death.
Mrs. Lindloff took tho wltnoss stand In
her own defense this afternoon and do
llied not only, administering poison to
Arthur, but also tho collateral allegations
of the stnto that she had criminal
kuowlcdgo ot tho deaths of sevoral others
of her kin.
She followed on tho stand Dr. LUsford
B. Coates, who testified that It was Im
possible from post-mortcth i examination
to say how tho victim of mineral poison
obtained tho drug. Ho said fatty degen
eration would bo set up by repeated ad
ministration of potaon, as was charged
by the state, and he added that the boy's
condition did not show this situation.
Last of Schmitz Graft
Oases is Dismissed
By Superior Court
BAN FRANCISCO, Nov. l.-AJI "that
wan loft on tho court colondaro of tho
so-called graft prosecution In San Fran
cisco which resulted In tho overthrow' ot
tho Hchmltz administration in 1907 passed
Into history today when Superior Judge
William P. Lawlor dismissed tho last ot
tho Indictments against Louis Gloss, who,
as vice president of the Pacific Tolephouo
end Telegraph company, was accused of
having offered a bribe to a supervisor
for Ills voto on a franchise mrasure.
Glass had taken advantage of tho stat
utory provision granting accused men
tho right of trial within sixty days, claim
ing that tho district attorney had neg
lected to bring him to trial within that
period after ho had petitioned for a hear
ing boforo a Jury, The motion for Uls
mtssHl of tho Indictments was allowed on
The cases against Ulaes had been called
at Intervals In Judge Lawlors court for
tho last flee years.
Rpior of Plot to
NBV YORK, Nov. l.-ltumors of
plot to assassinate District Attorney
Whitman through the medium of thugs
from Chicago's underworld found basis
today when It became known that Mr.
Whitman received the following unsigned
tolegrum last night:
"Look out for four men coming on
Chicago train, 3 p. m. Saturday."
Mr. Whitman had previstisly received
his life was on foot because of his pros
ecution of ex-Police Lieutenant Becker.
AGED WOMAN KILLED
BY EATING MOUE POISON
KUNTON. O., Nov ) -Unaware that a
cracker which she found lying on a shelf
was poisoned for mice. Mrs. Peter Delmer,
aged 20, ato It and died today,
Nebraska Supremo Court Submits Its
PARTIES CLEARLY RECOGNIZED
Presidential ISleatora Aro Xomlnatcd
at Primaries to Vote for Candl
da Whom Party' Con
vention May Name,
.(Frpni a Stinff CorrospdndonL)
LINCOLN. Nov. l.-(Spcclal.)-Tho Ne
braska supreme court today Intorprutcd
the state primary law In various do
clulons formally rendered. An opinion
was handed down In tho suit denying
the right of the bull mooso electors to
preferential place on the ballot: also in
the case of A. M. itorrlsicy, who sought
In vain to proven I tho ''progressives"
from going on tho ballot at all.
Tho syllabus in tho case won by tin
rogular republican doctors Is as follows:
Chapter Si, Compiled Statutes lull,
clearly rccognltos the existence nf po
litical nartios and delegates to Uw mem
bers of each party thu right to voto at
primaries and general elections for can
didates of their own party, nominated by
themselves without the Interference of
incimberu of any other pol.tlcal party.
Iho preferential vote given by tho
voters of a political party ut a primary
election for a particular person au tho
party candldato for president, while
morally binding upon tho dolegates of
such party to the nuUonnl convention,
lias no relation whatever to candidates
nominated at such pr.mary fur prcsl
Persons nominated by a mimical party
at a primary olnctlon us candidates, for
prrnlduntlai elector, nru 1mm.ru1t1.1l .mi
us Hectors to voto for any jiartlcular con-
uiutue Mien Known, out to vote, IT elected,
for tho persons who muy stibsoiiuciitly
on nominated by tho national convention
of such party as cund.datrs lor thu
offices, of president and vice president.
. ..a well-'ttlcd rule at common law
that If a person, whllo occupying one
office, oycepts another Incompatible with
thu first, ho Ipso facto vacates tli first
office, and his title thereto Is thereby
terminated without uny otnor act or pro
ceeding. In such a ense ono of tho testH of
Incompatibility Is whether the naturo and
duties of the two offices uro sucli us to
render It Improper, from considerations
of publlo policy, for the incumbent to
Where It appears that acts or events
have occurred rendering an office vacant,
tho authority having tho power to fill
such vacancy may trtat the office as
vacant and proceed to elect or appoint,
according to tho form of law, another
to fill It.
By the statutes of this rtute overy
'voter has. the right, by a single cross,
or by ono manipulation of tho lever of
;a vptlng machine, to vote a straight
Mlrket for the candidates of his party.
And It Is the right of the governing body
or committee of a political party to ap
peal tn tho court to enforce hjcIi right
Urtdor the statutes of Ncbrnska, tho
imiiuiiui convention or a political party,
or. when the convention Is not In ses
sion, Its national central committee Is
the supreme governing body of such
party, -ns to national nffalrs, nnd has full
authority to decide, which of rival con
ventions or committees in tho stoto Is tho
regular and duly authorized convention
oi committee 6f such party.
.Syllabus In MorrUney Casr.
Andrew M. Morrlssoy, candldato for
attorney general on tho democratic state
ticket, has petitioned tho court of Lan
caster county to Issuo a writ of man
damus to compel tho secretary of stato
to refuso to placo on tho official ballot
the names of tho nominees of the pro
gressive party for presidential electors on
the grounds that a new party could not
be formed after the primary had been
held. The district court refused to Inter
fere and the case was appealed to tho
supreme court which affirmed the dec!
slon of the lower court. Tho syllabus In
the case Is as follows:
Under the provisions of section 45. laws
of 1307, providing for tho formation of
new po:itiral parties. It Is not essontlal
thai the 600 electors vtho must be present
I a maSH state convention to term a new
party shall bo the Idsntlcil 600 electors
who are required to sign an agreement
to form such now part, and support Its
nominees at tne next election.
Sections S3 and 40. laws of 1907, pro
viding for the nominations of candidates
by a convention or committee of a politi
cal party apply to nominations by new
parties for general elections, as welt a
to nominations by previously organized
parties to bo filed at special Ur tlons and
for offices accepted .ty.n the provision?
of tho acts.
Whera a new party Is formed the time
fixed by the statutes for tho holding of
the regular primary election nominations
for candidates of laid party nuxv be made
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HONOR SHERMAN AS
BODY LO IN STATE
Casket Containing Remains of Vice
President Taken to Rotunda,
Where it Bests Six Hours.
MILITIAMEN ACT AS GUARD
Bells Begin to Toll at Early Hour
and Entire City Mourns,
MANY MESSAGES OF CONDOLENCE
List Fills Nearly Two Columns in the
EMBLEMS OF MOURNING MANY
Aotlvr PitUlienrera Will II u Selected
from Anionic Kmnloyes of Con
ccrim In Which DccenNcU
UTICA, N. Y Nov. l.-Deglnnlng at 3
o'clock today Uio people ot Utlca were
given an opportunity to make outward
manifestation of tholr regard for their
fellow townsman, Vlco President Shor
man. Tho body lay In stnto at the county
court housu from 3 o'clock till 9 this
Tho body was placed In a heavy
mahogany casket and was removed
from the Sherman homo at 3:30 o'clock
Thero was an honorary escort to tho
court houso whllo tho procession wns
protected by two companies of tho Na
tolnal Cluard. Tho publlo Koncrully was .
also Invited to accompany the cortege.
Tho court house, which Is udmlrnbty
ndnptcd to such a ceremony ns that
planned for today, had been druped. Tin
caskot rested on a largo catafalque
draped with blkck and surrounded by
palms. Uniformed members of thu Na
tional Guard were proscilt during thu
At t) o'clock tho body of tho vlco presi
dent was ruturncd to tho family resi
dence, there to rest for tho last night.
After n brief servlco of prayer ot 1
o'clock tomorrow, In which only tho fam
ily will participate, tho uody will bo taken
to tho Klrst Presbytorlan church unci
thence to tho comotery.
Interment In atntinolcuin.
Tho caskot will bo placed In a crypt
In a mausoleum recently orcctcd by Mrs.
Sherman's family "in Korost 11)11 ceme
tery. This wns oponed first for occu
pancy less thiin a month ago when thu
jbody of Mrs. Sherman's mother wn
pluced In It. '
Messages of condolence continue to pour
In from nil pafts of tho world. A list of
tho names of thoso received yesterday
fills almost two columns In tho morning
Rolls iiegnn to toll at an early hour
today. In overy posslblo way, Indeed, thu
people of the vlco president's homo city
aro showing tholr sonso of loss. Notwith
standing tho near approach ot tho na
tional election there is no suggestion of
political activity, republicans, democrats
und progressives vlolng In tholr efforts to
show regard for tho dead.
Tho hononrary ball bearers were an
nounced tonight, as follows:
Unltod States Senator Kllhu Root,
Thomas R. Proctor, Charles 8. Symondo.
William S. Doollttle, J. Francis Day,
n .......... 1,- TVtt41tntvt romrlAa Tt TnrrFR
I William T. Hakcr, Henry II. Cooper and
Dr. Kayntte' II. Peck.
All uro IJtlcans except Senator Root,
whoso homo Is in tho neighboring vil
lage o t Clinton.
Trip of President's Truln.
WASHINGTON, Nov. l.-Plans for
President Tuffs trip to Utlca to attend
tho funeral of Vlco President Bhorman
were began today so that tho president
and tho entlro congressional commltteo
will reach Mr. Sherman's homo city on
Jtho sumo train, ut 1:30 o'clock Saturday
According to plans prepared by White
Houso officials today tho president will
leave Washington this afternoon and
spend tonight at tho homo ot his brother,
Henry W. Tatt In New York. His cur
will bo attached to tho Congressional
special leaving Grand Central station
about 8:30 tomorrow morning.
Returning from Utlca the president will
roach New York Saturday night and
spend Saturday night and Sunday there.
Ho will leave Now York at 0 o'clock Sun
day; night for Cincinnati, going by way ot
Uuffalo and Cleveland.
On the way south through Ohio from
Cleveland the president's train will stop
at Columbus, Dayton, Springfield and
other cities, where ho may say a last
word to his fellow Ohloans on the duy
before election. Ho will arrive In Cin
cinnati Monday night, vote early Tuesday
and probably remain at the homo of C,
P. Taft until Wednesday, when ho in
expected to start back to Washington.
Por.toffice Will Cloe.
WASHINGTON, Nov. l.-Postmastor
Genoral Hitchcock today authorized
postmasters throughout tho country to
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