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VOL. XLTI-NO. 174.
OMAHA. TVKSDAY MORNING, JANTARY 7, 15)13- TWKLVK PAUKS.
SINGLK COPY TWO CUNTS.
OF JUDGE'S ACTION,
Jurist in His Own Defense Denies
Improper Intentions in Coal
FAVORS DONE FOR ASSOCIATES
Gives Chronological History
Events Figuring in Trial.
WIFE PRECEDES HIM ON STAND
Mrs. Archbald Explains Innocence
of Trip to Europe.
SHOWS APPARENT CONFIDENCE
Admits Mnny Unci a ('luireil by
llunae MnmiK't't" l Iinprni'liniciit
Cnae,, lln( Denies Implication
of Writnic Purpose.
WASHINGTON, n. C. Jnn f Friend
ship forhls Scranton associates with
whom hp had lUrd and worked for
years wns the motive that led Judge
Robert W. Archbald of the United States
commerce court to negotiate with offi
cials of the TCrle and Ihlgh Valley mil
roads over the settlement of coal lanil
matters and that Induced him to endorse
certain notes, according to the statements
made by the accused jurist today when
he took the stand before the Impeach
ment court of the Benate to testify In
his own behalf.
Judge Archbald followed his wife on
the witnes stand. Led by his own attor
neys, hn gave a chronological history of
the ttaneactlous upon which tho houso
of representatives had based ItH Im
peachment proceedings against hj- Ho
repeatedly denied that any improper mo
tlves Influenced his actions or that he
had sought corruptly to use his power
as a, federal judge to induce the railroad
officials to do certain things. f
Mrs. Archbald, an eloquent figure In
defense of her husband's Integrity as to
the trip to liuropc which he enjoyed at
tho expense of Henry W. Cannon, a di
rector In tho Great Northern and other
railroads, was under examination but a
short time. She said Mr. Cannon was her
cousin and that the two families had
been Intimate for years and that they
had frequently enjoyed pleasure trips to
gether. Letter Shoir Friendship.
The Invitation to the Archbolds to go
to Europe In 1910 came to Mrs. Archbald
personally. She gave the Benate the
letter from Mr. Cannon. This and other
letters that passed between Mr. Cannon
and Judge and Mrs. Archbald were filled
with discussion of the trip with In
structions to Judge Archbald to
take heavy underwear and dress clothos
for tho European Journey and with per
sonal exchanges to emphasize the close
relationship that existed.
Tomorrow the managers of the house,
appearing as tho prosecutors In the caso,
will take tip the cross-examination of
Judge Archbald appeared composed' and
assured In his statements throughout the
day. and hla voice carried to all points
of the senate chamber. He admitted his
associations with Edward .1. Williams of
.Scranton, In negotiations for tho Katydid
refuse coal dump owned Jointly by a sub-i
sldlory of the Erie railroad and by the'
firm of Robertson & Uw.
He admitted that he had talked with
Second Vice President Richardson and
General Counsel Brownell of the Erie in
an effort to oxpedlte a decision as to
whether the Erie would grant an option
on Its part of the dump, but he denied
that he had tried or Intended to Influence
them to acMn his favor.
Acts In Interest or Attorney.
Judge Archbald declared ho had no In
terest whatever In the settlement of the
case of the Marian Coal company of
Scranton against the Delaware, Lacku
wanna & Western railroad. 1M went to
officials of the railroad in that caso. he
said, as a friend of GeorgeI. Watson,
the attorney for the coal company, and
i. G. Uolaml, one of the owners of tho
coal company. He had no thought of re
ward for his efforts, ho said, and no pur
pose to Influence the railroad to make
i favorable settlement,
lit denied that he had tried to get credit
FOR NEBRASKA Fair
FOR. IOWA-Generally fair
C n. m 2
G a. in 3
7 n. m 3
S a. m 3
9 n. in a
10 a. ni t
11 n. ni 3
12 m a
1 P. m
2 P- m 2
3 p. m l
4 p. in l
5 p. m l
0 p. m o
7 p. m o
p. m 1
Comparative I.ooiil Hei-oril.
1313. 1912. 1911. 1919 7
Highest yesterday 0 10 42 11
Lowest yesterday 4 13 20 10
Mean temperature 2 12 31 o
Precipitation 08 . .00 .00
Temperature and precipitation depar
tures from tho normal:
Normal temperature 21
Deficiency for the day 23
Total excess since March 1 227
Normal precipitation 02 Inch
Excess for the day 01 lnoh
Total rainfall since March 1... .25.52 Inches
(Deficiency since March 1 4.10 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period, 1911.13.-t5 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period, 1S10.1I.6iJ Inches
tJalt Lake City, clear.. 10 10 ,00
Santa Fe, cloudy 0 0 .01
Sheridan, clear 22 i ,oo
Station and State Temp. High- Rain
of Weather. 7 p. m. est. fall.
Cheyenne, clear 16 ij .02
Davenport, snow 16 - is .12
Denver, olear 10 $ .00
lies Moines, snow i 8 .14
Dodge City, Bnow 0 2 .18
tender, olear 18 2 .00
North Platte, pt. cldy. t .co
Omaha, snow o 0 .03
Pueblo, cloudy 2 .00
Rapid City, dear 12 2 .00
Hloux City, cloudy 3 2 .01
Valentine, pt. "fcloudy.. . 4 2 .01
Indicates below xero.
L. A WELSH. luteal Forecaster.
start workjn xariff bill j
House Ways and Means Committee
Begins Work of Revision.
CHEMICAL SCHEDULE TAKEN UP
Mruntirr Will 11c .ReMdr for Con
aldrrntlmt of Prtnorntlr Cnnciia
When Kxtrn Session of
WASHINGTON, Jan. ft. Democratic re
vision of the tariff actually got under
way today when the houso way luul
means committee began hearings which
will bo Uie basis of "tho now tariff bill
of the next congress, to appeal the
I'ayno-Aldrli'h law. In accordance with
the party's pledges for an "Immediate
downward revision." and "tariff for
levenue onl." The hearing was on
schedule "A," the chemical schedule. The
committee plans to ko down through tho
list, taking a now schedule ever)1 other
day until all have been covered.
Most of tho democratic majority of the
present ways and means committee will
go Into tho next congress which Is to
conveno In extra session probably be
tween March 15 and early April. When
the tariff hearings are ended democratic
committees will devotpjheraselves In
dally executive BcssloiiHTftathe formula
tion of the tentative tapjt "legislation,
which they hopo to havo t-l"Y2',,y March
1G. If not earlier. ?
The concrete result of .elr delibera
tions. . tho now tariff; ft m "acids to
zinc." the expansion or thj free Nst and
xono will be formally passed upon at a
caucus of tho representatives of the new
houso soon atter the opening of the ses
sion. This caucus will determine whether
the now tariff legislation shall be In the
form of a single measuro or In separato
bills, schedule by schedule, along lines of
the tariff procedure of the last session
when chemical, wool, cotton, Iron and
steel and free list bills went through
both houses, but met presidential vetoes.
Chairman Underwood of the ways and
means committco and his associates are
Inclined to favor tho same course as that
of lost session. By the procedure It is
urged by its advocates, "log rolling" or
trading on rates on various articles could
Tho chemical schedule Is one of three
or four that command the greatest In
terest. Democratic committeemen claim
revision along the lines embodied In tho
chemical bill of last year would save
American consumers $17,1)00,000 by reduc
ing tho prices of all chemicals and at tho
same time increasing tho revenue to the
Tho plan of the committee Is to levy
low rates of duty upon non competitive
nrH'rte nroduced in this country, especi
ally the chemicals used in the textile in
dustry and chemicals
and drugs used
Will Make Calls
Upon Young Men
NEW YORK, Jan. 6. "Be Just as fem
inine a you know. how. Wear frilly
clothes arid becomlns "'its and earrings
so as not to look strong-minded," is the
way Dr. Mary Halton of the Twenty
ninth assembly district has1 instructed
fifty pharmlng girls who start out tonight
to make after-dinner cnlls upon young
men with specific appeals for the woman
"Make your calls soon after dinner In
nalrs." the order reads. "No use to
waste time with the 'antls.' wo will talwj
care of them later, apenu your mnu
tho man without convictions. Talk and
leave him thinking. Don't make long
calls. Make .the men glad you came and
sorry you left so soon."
There aro 11.000 voters In the district
whom tho young workers hope to reach
by their personal appeal campaign.
An Incident of the suffrage cause was
the announcement today that the League
of Civil Federation of Women, one of the
organizations of women stiongly opposed
to the suffrage mpfenent, had dissolved.
While Riding in
a Oar of Potatoes
FORT DODGE. Ia., Jan. C (Special
Telegram.) Desire to save car fare when
ho accompanied a car of his potatoes to
Its destination and ignorance of the fact
that a man could not live In a refrig
erator car five hours when a cluircoal
burner was in use cost J. C. Edwards,
aged 20, of Watertown, S. D., his llfs.
Ills body was found this morning when
hls car of potatoes was opened to re
plenish the charcoal burner. It was found
dressed In nlghtclothes and wrapped In
bed clothing. His parents, wealthy farm
ers, are hastening to this city. The youn j
man was wen uresseu unu nuu picniy ot
money. The car was sealed at Hloux
Falls, S. D. With the burner In opera
tion consuming the oxygeli In tho air. the I
human occupant of the car could not live
five hours. Although he was dead when
the car was unhealed at Cherokee to ad
Just the burner, his presence was un
noticed by the workmen.
George Ade Injured
by Fall on Ice Walk
LAFAYETTE. Ind.. Jan. 6.-Georsre Ale,
the playwright und humorist, who fell
on u slippery tidewulk yesterday after
noon and for a tlmu was thought to be
badly Injured, was able to bo out today.
Mr. Ade In fulling received a blow on
tho hack of Lis head which stunned him
and he was carried Into. a drug store. He
I was later able to go to the homo of
i Judge Henry H. Vinton, with whom he
I was visiting. Mr. Ade said ho felt :i
! effects from the fall today.
! Mr. Ade a short time before the acci
dent had been the principal speaker at
the dedicatory services ut the Now Sigma
Chi Fra'ternlty Cliuptor House of Purdue
! University, which was Ids gift to the
I society. Leaving the building ho lost
tils footing on the Ice and struck his
head on the cedent sidewalk. He was
unconscious for nearly an hour after the
TO SELECT OFFICE
Democrats Not Decide.
Pick for Leader 31
Others Much Opposed to Letting
Public Into Deliberations.
SAUNDERS AND KEMP UNITE
Two Members of Senate Have Work
ing Agreement for Caucus.
GOVERNOR M0REHEAD ARRIVES
Keep llliu.oelf Well Coiiccnlrd llur- I
Ins liny from Aiml Number of
J11I1 Hunters Who llnt
Dmeeutled on t'npltnl.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Jan. H.-tSpcclaU-Repub-licans
and democrats of the house and
senate aro In caucus tonight, the senate
members holding forth at the Llndcll nr.d
tho houso members at tho Lincoln.
So far-as the democrats of tho hous
are concerned the caucus opened with no
candidate certain of success. During the
day an effort was made to hold an open
meeting, to which the public would be
Invited, but until the meeting Ih called
'to order It cannot bo said positively
whether tho caucus will be open.
Saunders of Douglas and Kemp ot
NHnco held a meeting this morning and
formed an alliance, which means, prob
ably, the reported strength of Hoaglnnd
will not materialize tonight. Should
Saunders be elected president of the sen
ate Kemp will ho chaliman ot tho com
mittee on committees, and If Kemp Is
elected Saunders will take the chairman
ship. Morehrail Arrives.
Governor-elect Morehead Is In town,
naupmtiloil In T.tnroln.
having arrived at an early hour. He im- !
mediately went Into hiding, presumably to
work on his Inaugural address, but In
reality to get away from tho most in
sistent army of would-be po briers ever
Jerry ShliriH-lin lylllven.
Jerry Howard of Omaha Ms hero whet
ting up his knives preparatory to going
on the warpath.
"I am hero to see the governor," said
tho former statesman, "but I have not
ben able to find him, though I under
stand he Is In tho city. I am going to have
him tell me yes or no when I ask hlw
to tell mo whether ho Is going to appoint
1110 deputy fire commissioner. 1 want to
know 'now and I don't want to stay
around hero forever to find out whether
I am to get tho JobJ'
Yclner XomlnntM T. II-.
If John O. Ydser has Ws way Colonel
Theodore Roonevelt-wiU be tha noinlngU
of trie repuuuctui yariy in jjiu. j. iuu
Uon was filed with the seeretnry of state
late this afternoon signed by Mr. Yelser
and twenty-four others placing the colonel
In nomination as u republican candidate
for the presidency In 1918. All but about
half a dozon of tho signatures to tho pe
tition are names of men living In Omaha
and most of them were" on the petition
filed by Mr. Yelser during the late cam
paign when ho took tho some method to
place Mr. Roosevelt in nomination then.
Suf truce Petition Piled.
Another petition filed with tho secre
tary of state was that of a woman, said
to be Mrs. Frank Harrison, who desires
to havo the name "male" stricken from
t,M c.m,,, of the Htato reiatlng to
Somersault Into a
Creek; Man Killed
EDWARDS VI LLI3, Kan.. .Tun. 0. L. A.
Abbott, of Ilonner Springs, Kan., was
killed here last night when a motor car
containing flvo persons bkldded from uj
bridge and somersaulted twenty-five feet
to the water below. The other four oc
cupants of the car were Injured, but not
severely. The cries of two girls In tho
party as the machine fell nttracted a
farmer who arrived in time to help the
injured ones from the creek.
Two Killed, Two Hurt
in Gambling Fight
PAWHUSKA, Okla.. Dec. O.-Howard
and Fred Phlllpjis, brothers, were, shot
and killed, and Siimucl King and John
Jones were seriously wounded hero last
night In a battle with pistols, following
a quarrel over a gambling game. All are
DENTAL COMPANY LOSES
LAWSUIT OVER LAND
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON. Jan. C (Special Tele
gram.) Title in several hundred acres of
swamp land claimed by tho 'Marshall
Dental company of Greene county, Iowa,
I was denied today bv a decUIon of Chief
'Justlco White in the supremo. court. The
decision of the Iowa supreme vourt was
affirmed. Tho Marshall Dental company
claimed that It had title through mesne
conveyances from the state, and that the
state acquired title from tho Interior de
partment a number of years ago. Tho
chief justice denied that 'the state had
secured title and that therefore tho Mar
shall Dental company had secured no
right to the premises.
"It Is enough to suy.' said the court,
"that the state of Iowu has an interest
In the condition of the Und In question
sufficient to entitle it to maintain this
suit aguinst any Intruder without title
whether tho state owns it or noti and th
decree is affirmed."
NEILL RENOMINATED FOR
WASHINGTON. JanC.-Presl.lcnt Taft
Klay renominated Charles P. Nell! to be
commissioner of labor Other nomina
tions sent to the eenatc today Include:
j To be postmaster Herman Terncs, Du
I buque, Ja.
OPEN MEETING T-Sj.SNL WS T
From the Philadelphia Record.
GOMPERS ANSWERS CRITICS
Labor Leader Addresses Senate Com
mittee on Injunction Bill.
REFERS TO THE IRONWORKERS
He Says AH Forces of OrRnuUrd So
ciety, Were Used ARiilnst Them
for Sir Venrs Not All-"
WASHINGTON, Jar, a.-eatnuel Gom
pers, presdent of the American Federa
tion of Labor, speaking today before, tho
senate subcommittee pn Judlclury in
favor of the Clayton anti-injunction find
contempt bltls, gavo answer to criticisms
aimed nt tho organization of workers
which he heads because of tho trial and
conviction for dynamiting of officers of
the Structural Iron Workers' union.
"If ever the time shall come," said Mr.
Gompers in tho climax of his address,
"when government by dynamite Hhall bo
attempted (and let us hopo and work
that It never' shall come), It will have as
Its main causo tho theory and policy
upon which Is based government by In
junctionpersonal government foisted
upon our peoplo Instead of a government
In closing his statement, which lncludnd
an assault upon cmpjoyers and manu
facturing associations, particularly the
United States Steel corporation and the
national erectors' association. Mr. Gom
pers declared that orgnnlzed Inhor would
not repudiate tho Structural Iron Work
ers' union "and leave them helpless and
at tho mercy of organized capital and In
satiable, uncurbod greed for profits."
"Though all censure those whom men
may deem guilty of dynamlto conspir
acy," the federation leader continued,
"none feels the terrible consequences of
the Indianapolis trial more keenly than
the men of organized labor. There have
been added heartache and sorrow to our
already heavy burdens. Tho men ac
cused and sentenced cannot suffor the
penalties alone upon them and all worth
ing men fall tho suffering nnd penalty.
Asks About OrKiuilKi-d ( npltul,
"But what of the conspiracy of organ
ized capital the conspiracy to murder tho
liberty of the tollers, to tear from them
the means of protection by which thoy
have bettered their condition, to lenvo
them bare and defensolehs In tho compet
itive struggle' Is not such a conspiracy
suiiicienuy dastardly to incur some
Should the conspirators wlthj
j their hands ttalned with llfeblood of
men, ambition, happiness, liberty, be ac-
corded nothing hut lienor, power. respecCljiers of tint association, said .Mr. Ann
tablllty? Should they be allowed to con-TH'ronB Mnu "tated the facts about as they
llnue to manipulate the powers of govern
ment, the administration of Juctlce until
the opprosped find .ho burden Intolerable?
"Moie wise It Is to seek social Justice
...lH. t... .Hn. Tt. ......... .......
..in..? jri iiiiij . nm juuku who ore- i
Bided at the trlul realized one of the is-
sues-governmcnt by Injunction, lawless.
auiocnuic. n respousiuin exercise of gov
ernmental authority, according privileges
to the strong nnd denying Justice to tho
DFADWOOD. 8. D.. Jan. a-(Bpeotal
Judge Aiiderson, who presided over the j Telegram.) -While picking out some
trial of the ironworkers was .efcrred to j ,,,.,, 8,10tH ut ,e m rulfl
particularly by Mr. aompers, when he do- ..... noMm, TWnr.i mi, ' .
clared tho "our whole social organization . T eomi,!iny '"
seems to be on trial." ! tho 1,ald Mou,,tn" rtct. Peter Wld-
liner, a minor, was probably fatally In
ipjimet Ion. r.U ly.,B,,,lte. jj,,,. ,,y t,xuloson. One shoo de-
"Lvcn the Judge who triad tho case. ,nyeU ,,, whe wJmw (
smugly assured of personal rrespons bl i ..,,, , . u m
l.v." Mr. Qomners said. "f..,.i,l.,. ""Rat, received tho charge In the
clared the 'the evidence In this case will
convince any Impartial perton that gov
eminent by injuction is Infinitely to be
preferred to government by dynamite.'
"Tho worthy Judgo has blindly cljaiicod
upon one of the causes, but has fulled to
realize the oasual relationship. Tho words
to him were simply a con ersatlonal epi
gram he does not know that tlne is a
!llw of 1,u",lco ,mn,utaM "8 t,l
Y.C Kn"'1,,ulon' ,f ""action and re-
juibiuii, tv iun in iiiu iiivii uiiwia i) r-
amiy and Injustice. Tho InuptresK, ay,
tho unwarrantable character of this ut
(Continued on i'ge Five j
Long Overdue, But Sighted,
The National Capital
Monday, Jiinunry 41, JOl.'l.
Convened at boon.
Considered amendment to eulal'go
powers of the campaign funds Investi
Senator llrlstuw Introduced bill for an
Industrial commission to control corpor
ations and with power similar to thnt ot
the Interestute Commerce commission.
Samuel GompcrB at Judlclury commit
tee hearing on ant-lnjuno.ton and con
tempt bills, advocated thesa bills. and ills
cusbod for first time upbllcly thcjlyna
mlte conspiracy case.
Court of Impeachment resumed trial of
Convened nt noon. "-
Considered legltlntlon on unanimous
ctnsent calendar. i
Ways and means committee began tariff
rovlslon hearings, listening- to maim f no
Hirers' objections to reduction on chem
icals. "Money trust" investigating committco
resumed Its hearings.
Notice of contest against re-election of
Representative Harrison ot Now York
Salt Lake Bankers
Tell of Operations
Of Clearing House
WASHINGTON. Jan. fl.-Tho operations
of tho clearing Iioiimi association of Salt
Like City, Utah and Hb controversy with
the National Copper bank of that city,
were explained to tho money trust Inves
tigating committee of the houso today.
Five Salt I-ake City bankers testified.
W. V. Armstrong, president of tho Nn
tlonal Copper blink, recounted the cir
cumstances tht resulted In tho separa
tion of his bank from the clearing house.
Ho said that when tho Copper National
declined to abldu by n rule ndopted by
the dealing houso forbidding banks to
pay Interest on ojien or checking ac
counts, the eight other members of the
clearing house rdlssolved the association
and Immediately formed a new. one with
a constitution Including tho rulo to which
tho Copper Nutlonal objected.
Mr. Armstrong suld It was costing his
bank $25.X a year extra to operate out
side of the clearing house. Ho asserted
that the Salt Lake City clearing houso
rules regulated rates nnd Interest to he
charged In practically every transaction
between a bank nnd Its clients nnd nr
gued that the association was In restraint
"f "ade, iirsurplng tho functions of the
orncers or the minks.
AV. S. McCornlck and three other mem.
hud occurred, but they disagreed with hlH
view of the ethics of the transaction,
maintains; that the association was act
lug within Its rights.
Miviaii Pof qIItt TTnuf
"J-l-LlDx J- Ct Lalljr HILL I
by Delayed Shot
1 f" ",0 !l'P JuwJwa8 ,rnkfn- a'"1
h,B faco ni1 ,)r,n8t htfully torn and
piiuum nu rri-uvtT, 11 ih fironaujo Uiat
li will bo blind.
SENATOR IN ARKANSAS
LITTLK ROCK, Ark.. Jan. C -Governor
George W. Pomighey today upiKilnted J.
N. Helskell, editor of the Arkansas Cu
rette of this elty, United States seii'itor
to succeed the late Jeff Davis, The up
I Mnlnient is for the short term n tllujj
Offer is Sufficient to Prevent Rup
ture in Negotiations.
PRESSURE IS BROUGHT TO BEAR
lCxpcrU In Turkish Affairs Profrnn
to Sec SIkiis Hint Allies Will Vet
Secure All They Hnvr Won
by llloody Unities.
LONDON, Jan. 6. At tho peace confyr
ence toduy botween the delegates of the
Balkan states and Thrkey the Turkish
envoys offered to make further conces
sions which wero considered by tho
Balkan delegates sufficient to prevent
the threatened rupturo ot negotiations.
CONSTANTINOPLH, Jan. O.-It Is
stated on good authority thut Uio Turk
ish peace delegates In London havo sub
mitted prlvutely to the alllijs Turkey'o
final conditions. According to theso tho
western frontier will follow tho Marltza
and Turndja rivers. Turkey will retain
Adrlanople, hut Klrk-Klllssch on the
northern bonier will bo abandoned. It
Is believed, however, that Turkey Is will
ing to razo tho Adrlanople forts and
transfer to the allies the Christian vil
lages In the vllhiyet of Adrlanople
Rupture Seems Averted.
I.ONDON. Jan. I.. The general situation
has ameliorated and the danger of a rup
ture of tho peace negotiations tomorrow
soums to be averted thiough Turkey mak
ing fresh concessions w!deh will onablo
thu allies to enjoy a holiday during tho
festivities In connection with tho orthodox
Rcchad I'nsha seems to have turned Into
a sphynx. So full of mystery and Impene
trable is ho that by nuthorltntivo sources
It Is said that tho powers through their
ambassadors here and at Constantinople
have succeeded In mixing much water
with both the allies' and Turkey's wine.
Strong pressure In favor ot moderation
has been excrcls-jd at Constantinople,
while the nullum representatives have
beep urged to be patient before breaking
off tbt negotiations, especially as they
can lose nothing by waiting, their position
being bettor than that of Turkey.
The efforts of tho powers upjiear to bo
successful on both sides. Thus, unless
some hidden change develops at the last
moment, Rechad Pasha will present on
Monday next terms which will comprise
another notification of tho Thraceun
frontier, bringing It further e.ist than j
provided for In the tomis presented Fri-)
day..,porhups to Ded'-ugutch. but not yet
(Continued on Pno Five.)
Kills Indian in Hand-to-Hand
MITCIIULL. S. D., Jan. G.-(Speclal.)-I
ii a hand-to-hand conflict with two In-
dlans at Porcupine, S. IX. In the western
part of the stnte, Ch'ris Robldeuux killed
one ot them and seriously wounded the
ether. The Indluus, IOiile Ringing
Shield and George Plenty Wound, broth- j
ers, had been to Rowbud agency, whore
they had been paid some money, and
stopped at the Robldeaux homo and usked
for a horse, which ho lounrd them. The
Indians had been drinking to rome ex- ;
tent, and when Robldeaux suggested that ;
thoy leave the horse at ills place and r- ;
turn for It later. Ringing Shield com
menced shooting with his gun, assisted
by Wound. In tho close conflict Mr. I
Robldeaux wrenched the gun from the
grusp of Ringing Shield and struck him
over the hum! with the butt, and he
died several hours after. Gtorge Wound I
ouine out of tho fight with some bad '
luJii'leH about the head. Mr. Robldeuux
went at once to Pine Ridge agency, told
the fetory of tne killing and gave himself I
up to the officers. It Is the opinion out i
tlieV that Mr Robldeaux will be ac-'
DISSOLVE MERGER IS
Plan Advanced by Union Pacific At
torney to Distribute Stock is
WOULD NOT CHANGE CONTROL
Same Set of Interests Would Still
Dominate the Corporations,
PATT0N MUST STAND TRIAL
Cotton King Must Answer of Alleged
Violation of Sherman Act.
DECISION IN CASE IMPORTANT
It IXnlillnlirs Point Unit An;- At
tempt to Corner Commodity
In Intrrnlnte Trade la
WASHINGTON. n.ln. fi.-The suprcm
I fi.l.-t t.nt.l. II. n. tltn ..Int. r rl ' n I. f A 1
by Union Pacific attorneys of disposing
of tho entire stockholdings ot the Union
Pacific Kallrond company In tho South
ern Pacific company by transfor to the
stockholders of the Union Pacific com
pany would not so effectually end tho
Union Pacific merger as to comply with
' Us dissolution decree.
MXPUIUTIOX ACT IS VAI.lll
Coiu-t ItuleN Hint It Vn -ol
penl p' w Code.
WASHINGTON". Jan. fi. Tho supremo.
court today announced the decision that
the United States Judges of the eighth
circuit and not the district Judgo In Mis
souri should enfot eo tho recent decree ot
the court holding thnt tho St. Louis Ter
minal company has been violating tho
Sherman anti-trust law.
In so holding tho court decided that tho
"expedition net" authorizing tho cnlllnK
together of circuit Judges to pnss upon
Important cubch wns not ropenled by th-
Judicial rode which went into effect a
Government offlclnla claim that tills
will bo decisive of the point raised by
navigation companies In Alaska, charged
with violating tho Sherman anti-trust law.
and offlcluls of the United Shoo Machin
ery company, under similar charges, that
tho criminal appeals act was repealed by
Tho effect of these claims woula be to
prevent tho supremo court reviowing dc
clHlons of lowor courts which nmiulled
counts in Indictments against tho parties.
IllG VICTOR FOR RAILROADS
l.lnblllly Contrnetn Not .Subject to
Stnte Liiws. ''
WASHINGTON, Jan. O.-Rnllroads and
expre.'fl companies today won a revolu
tionary decision In tho supreme oouit
when It was held that contracts limiting
to snuill sums their liability for loss ut
shipments wero not subject tc state laws,
but to Interstate laws. It was further
held that contracts limiting liability to a
small sum In return for a low rate we
not In violation of the Interstate com
merce laws, pnitlculnrly tho Carmnck
Scores upon scores of such contracts
havo been held void under stato laws.
l'ATTON MUST STAM1 TRIAL
HiipreineN Conrl Uptimes to Dlaiulnit
Cotton Corner Case.
WASHINGTON, -inn. fi.-Hy upholding
certain disputed counts against James A.
Patten and others, charged with a viola
tion of the Sherman anti-trust law In run
ning a so-called cotton corner, tho su
premo court today sent the case against
the men to tilnl In tho lower courts.
The decision of the supreme court set
tled tho important question thut a "cor
tier" of uny commodity is a restraint of
InteriHato commerce nnd may be a viola
tion of tho Sherman anti-trust law. To
day's decision does not determine the
quoBtlou of guilt of Patten or the other
defendants, but sends tho case back to
the lower court for trial on tho facts,
(Continued on Page Six.)
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