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!; EVERYBODY ! 10 PAGES j; READS IT ( EVERYBODY 10 PAGES NEEDS IT LAST EDITION. THURSDAY EVENING TOPEKA. KANSAS- FEBRUARY 6, 1913- THURSDAY EVENING- at TWO CENTS riVE CENTS 1 FAIR BATTLE UP. State Exposition Fight Before Committee Tonight. Hutchinson and Topeka Lined Up For Fray. MAY DODGE THE ISSUE. Senators Afraid of Political Connections. Capital City Has Distinct Equip ment Advantages. The annual state fair fight undoubt edly will be worked out this evening when the committee on state affairs takes action on the three bills as- eigned to them by the lieutenant gov mor. Four actions can be taken: (1) Appropriate $15,000 and give the fair to Hutchinson. (2) Accept the $20,000 gift from To peka and give the fair to this city without an appropriation. (3) Put the proposition up to the vote of the people 4 Declare all cities out of the run ning and refuse to recognize an official state fair. The committee is composed of Chair man James Malone of Rawlins counij. I. M. Hinds of Labette county. Jouett Shouse of Edwards county. J. F. Over field of Montgomery county and F. C. Price of Clark county. if the homes of the senators have anything to do with the location of the fair, Hutchinson will get it. xne salt city has senators from two nearby districts. Two other counties are nearer Hutchinson than Topeka. A third is nearer Topeka by railroad. If the appropriation, the location, the fair equipment, the value of the grounds. the advantages and the patriotism cut any figure Topeka should have a walkaway. Advantages of Capital City. Topeka offers to give the state $10. 000 a year for two years for the main tenance and running expenses of the state fair in this "city. Furthermore Topeka offers her grounds valued at $250,000 with all natural advantages. For instance Topeka has grounds covered with blue grass sod no sand and dust grime. Again Topeka's grounds are provided with a natural grove of fifteen acres excellent ad vantages for camping purposes. No other state fair can boast of a grove. The half mile Topeka track is the fin est in the west. The grounds are well drained and within eight blocks of the capital square. A double track street car line runs to the entrance. Fireproof buildings have been erected. It has been found that all the suc cessful state fairs of the country have been held in capital cities. Columbus, O.: Springfield, 111.; Des Moines, la.; ft. : Paul, Minn., and Lincoln, Neb. all these cities are noted for their state expositions. Hutchinson has the advantage in a well organized fight in both houses un der the generalship of Emerson Carey. Senator Carey has been in the legisla ture a number of years and he has lined up a strong support. It is doubtful if the legislature will appropriate any funds for a state fair. And It Is "whispered around the sen ate that the state will dodge the en tire proposition. "We have enough politics without creating a state fair pork barrel," is the way one senator put it today. The result of the committee fight is awaited with interest in all parts of the state. NOTES OFSENATE New Measure on Toting of Aliens in State. Must Wait Until Second Tapers or 6 Years. A measure, designed to reduce the foreign vote in Kansas and to promote the election of officials by Americans and educated newcomers to this coun try was introduced in the senate to day by W. M. Price, senator from . Greenwood county. The Price bill provides that a foreigner will not be allowed to vote until after he files his second papers or in most cases, six years after he lands on Kansas soil. The recent election trouble in south eastern Kansas where it was alleged that aliens voted for a Socialist can didate and where it was stated that scores of foreigners voted without naturalization authority, conceived the offering of the Price bill today. The senate act follows to a great extent the federal ruling to this effect that may pass congress soon. The new rule, although it may ap pear radical and discriminating to members of other parties and organi sations, really is no more than a legal protection to the Massachusetts form of ballot. Under the new ballot law recently passed by the senate, ignor ant and illiterate persons cannot vote. Only persons who are able to read will be able to mark the new tickets. The Price measure requires the sec ond papers or the diploma of reading and writing ability among the for eigners. The senate this forenoon passed without a dissenting vote the bill pre pared by Attorney General Dawson preventing the spoliation of estates of persons dying without heir or will. The constitution provides that such estates shall go to the school fund; as it has been nobody's business to look after them, the school fund nev er has profited very much from such estates. In fact, the spoliation of es tates has grown to be something of a scandal in Kansas, and the bill of John Dawson, fathered by Senator Malone of Rawlins, is aimed to ter minate these frauds. It charges the state superintendent, the county superintendent, the probate judge, the county attorney and the at torney general with the specific duties In all such cases. Representative Ash- croft is now pushing an identical bill through -the house. The bill will be speedily enacted. The railroad committee this morning threshed out with representatives from the general headquarters of the roads In Topeka, a number of bills affecting the carriers. The measure from the house calling for a semi-monthly pay day has been recommended for passage. It will be brought out on the calendar in a few days. The bill providing for locomotive efficiency was tabled owing to the discovery that a ruling of the interstate commerce commission cov ered the points in the bill. The semi-monthly pay day has aroused more interest among Kansas railroad men than any other bill brought before the legislature. Em ployees and officials have taken sides on the matter and hundreds of work men have petitioned on both sides of the question. Senator Shouse. of Edwards county, has offered a bill giving counties au thority to lease a cameragraph for the purpose of photographing records that are to be duplicated. It is stated that this will be an economy. Ronnfnr "V. n erpner's bill makincr it necessary for corporations to list and be taxed notes, bonds or credits secured by real estate or otherwise In any other state was passed this morning. Only four senators voted against it. Wtien the senate took a two-hour recess this noon the Davis publication of school text books was up for dis cussion. Members from both sides of the house were arguing the measure when the motion for adjournment was made. This is one of the most im portant bills of the 1913 session and will bring out a warm fight on the floor. The county commissioners of Kan sas may or may not appoint a county engineer of highways and bridges, ac cording to a bill introduced this morn ing by Senator Nixon of Sumner coun ty Many counties find it advisable t5 combine the office of county surveyor and engineer and they will be given the authority in the Nixon measure. Through the request of the county officials of Leavenworth, Senator Still ings has offered a bill allowing coun ties to transfer money from the sink ing fund to pay off a debt on the construction of a new court house. Leavenworth owes Contractor Betts, of Topeka, $40,000 on the new building and wants to pay the money rather than issue bonds and pay out interest. In order to give voters a more equal chance to cast their ballots on elec tion day. Senator Porter, of Crawford county, has introduced an act allowing the election authorities to place the precinct booths inside a city that is citnateii in thA center of rural pre cincts. This would make it possible for voters to patronize a more central ly located polling place. The senate this morning passed a large number of bills favorably re ported from the committee of the whole Wednesday afternoon. These bills are explained in another column. Senator Bowman, of Anderson, has provided in a bill introduced today for the appointment of a state revisor of statute books and records. The new officer would be stationed under the supervision of the directors " of the state library and would keep a rec ord of all court records and perfect a filing and reference system of the statutes and amendments. A bill giving the county commis sioners of Shawnee the right to sell their poor farm and apply the funds toward the erection of a general hos pital was Introduced by Senator Trout man today. This hospital has been planned by Topekans for many months and has awaited legislative authority. The second presidential preference primary bill was offered to the sen ate today by J. M. Davis, senator from Bourbon county. It is similar to a measure written recently by Lam bertson of Brown county. On third reading this morning the Lambertson bill requiring railroads to burn weeds on their right of way, was passed with no dissenting votes. The carriers must burn weeds and grass along their tracks between July 1 and September 1 each year. TODAY IN CONGRESS. Senate Foreign Affairs Committee Takes Claims Against Mexico. Washington, Feb. 6. Senate con vened at noon. Senator Borah gave notice he would ask consideration Fri day of house bill to create a depart ment of labor. James H. Brady of Idaho was sworn in to succeed Senator Perkey. Chairman Clapp announced cam paign funds investigating committee would resume hearings Monday. Resolution in caucus decided to con tinue fight for confirmation of Mr. Taft's nominations without discrimina tion and force an executive session for their consideration. House convened at noon. Disagreed to senate amendment to Leever agri cultural extension bill and asked sen ate for conference. Considered miscellaneous legislation. Resumed debate on District of Co lumbia appropriation bill. Internal Revenue Commissioner Ca bell informed treasury department ex penditures committee that oleomar garine manufacturers had evaded taxes amounting to $1,200,000. Foreign affairs committee held hearing on Mexican indemnity claims. "BILL" CURTISSICX. Popular Santa Fe Man in Serious Con dition at Hospital. The condition of William Curtis, Santa Fe division passenger agent, who was operated upon Tuesday even ing for appendicitis, was reported to be slightly improved this morning. Mr. Curtis passed a fairly comfortable night. However, his condition is still serious. When operated ,upon it was found that the appendix was gangrenous and perforated; peritonitis had set in. IN SEN ATE"MILL" Denton Bill Asks $150,000 for Frisco World's Fair. Means State Fair Appropria tion Is Lost to Cities. COUNTY FEES MEASURE IN AH Officers on Salary Basis After This Year. Other Items of Interest in Upper House. AH state fair appropriation hopes went glimmering today when John Denton, senator from 131k county In troduced a bill asking for $150,00 to provide Lull. lilies an J exltiriis at the Panama-Pacific exposition in San Francisco in 1915. It is predicted freely in the senate- chamber this alternoon that no money will be, al lowed by i he aimins:trii.tn this ses sion for the support of a state fair either at xlutchi is in or Topoka. The Denton measure provides that the governor shall appoint a commis sion to encourage and promote the full educational, commercial, industrial, artistic, military, naval and other in terests of the slate at the San Fran cisco fair. The commission also will plan a building for the state exhibit, the official headquarters of the state and a place of comfort for the con venience of its citizens and exhibitors. The $150,000 appropriation is sim ply a starter for the exposition ex penses, one-fourth is to be available this year, one-fourth next year and the balance in 1915. A similar bill was introduced in the house today. Supporters of the state fair for To peka believe that the plan of the leg islature to give $150,000 to the San Francisco fair places all other re quests for fair appropriation in the discard. Hutchinson asks the state for $15,000 for maintainence of the fair there. Topeka, on the other hand, asks nothing from the state and adds a bonus of $20,000 as good measure. The bill designed to do away with the fee system among county of ficials in Kansas, a comprehensive measure of scores of typewritten pages, is being prepared by the fees, salaries and mileage committee of the senate. It will be introduced some time this week. It is supported by a good majority of the members of the senate and will result in the plac ing on salaries of county officials in the state. The present fee collecting system will be entirely abolished as far as the officers are concerned. In stead, the money'wtll be collected as usual but will revert to the treasury of the county. This bill has been under advisement since the 1913 session of the legis lature opened. It Is a combination of bills sent in by Senators Shouse of Edwards and Howe of Dickinson and contributions from the committee headed by M. J. Williams of Miami county. The range of salaries provided for by law follows: County clerks, $800 a year In counties of less than 500 population to $3,000 in counties of more than 90, 000 population. County treasurers same as county clerks. County superintendents based on school population, $540 a year in coun ties with a school population of less than 500 to $1,800 a year in counties with first class cities. County attorneys, $400 in counties of 2,000 population or less to $2,000 a year in counties exceeding 90.000. Clerks of district courts. $350 a year in counties of less than 2,000 population up to $2,000 a year iii counties of more than 90,000 population. Sheriffs $400 a year in counties of less than 2.000 population up to $3,500 a year in counties exceeding 90,000. Probate Judges. $350 a year in coun ties of less than 2.000 up to $1,200 a year in counties with more than 60,000 popu lation. Register of deeds. $900 less than 5.000 to $2,600 over 90.000. County commis sioners $125 in 2.000 and less and $900 in more than 50,000 population. Heretofore the supporters of the state fair for Topeka have had only Senator Carey and his friends to fight for the coveted state seal and approval. A new obstacle has appeared, however, and a warning is given to the capital city enthusiasts. Mrs. Emerson Carey as well liked, as well known, as loyal, as clever and as determined is here helping her husband to land the exposi tion for the salt city In the southwest. And Mrs. Carey declares the fair lacks only the roll call to bring it to the. end of the family car line at Hutchinson. The trained nurses, led by Balie Waggener, of Atchison, who in the last year has had experience with them, won the first victory in their registra tion and examination bill before the senate. In the committee of the whole the upper house recommended the bill for passage. The act creates a board composed of graduated nurses from the state association and the state board of medical examiners to pass on the qualifications of trained nurses in Kansas. The nurses have fought long end hard for this bill and they found a true and sympathetic friend in Balie Waggener. The bill by Senator Carney, 'of Cloud, requiring school children to give the correct address of the parents that their tuition might be charged was passed by the senate late Wednesday afternoon. It met no opposition. The Howe bill giving the clerkship of a school board to a member of the board or an outsider was recommended for passage Wednesday afternoon. The senate duplicated the vote on the Carey good roads constitutional amendment Wednesday by voting down the Kincaid resolution from the house. The vote was 27 to 11. It featured sev eral members along oratorical lines but was killed in the same old way. Senator Carey will bring his resolution before the senate again. Senator Gray of Osborne county has i offered a bill in the senate taking the judiciary and educational officials out of politics by placing them on a sepa ate ballot independent of the party ticket. The Gray bill requiring the register of deeds of each county to make a monthly report to the state tax commission on mortgage files was recommended for passage by the com mittee of the whole in the senate Wednesday afternoon. It is a strong anti-tax-dodging measure with lots of merit. Hereafter, if the senate recom mendation on the Lambertson bill passes the house, a candidate for United States senate must poll a ma jority vote from the people in the primaries. The majority of legislative districts will have no effect in the re sult. The bill to elect United States senators by popular vote met little opposition in the senate committee of the whole and it has been recom mended for final passage. The senate recommended for pass age last evening, the Davis bill allow ing women to serve on juries. The matter is optional with them. YOUNG HARRIMAN IN. He Is Elected a Director of the Union Pacific. New York, Feb. 6. William A. Verille Harriman today made his entrance into the directorate of the vast system of, railroads built up by his father, E. H. Harriman. Young Harriman, who is a senior at Y.ale, was elected a director of the Union Pacific at the meeting called to consider plans for the di vorce of that road and the Southern acific demanded by the supreme court. Mr. Harriman succeeds H. W. De forest. Frank Trumbull, chairman of the board of directors of the Chesa peake & Ohio, was chosen a director in place of Julius Kruttschnitt. The directors of the Union Pacific and the Southern Pacific met simul taneously and officers of both roads held out promises of an early adjust ment of the proposed dissolution; The presence at the Union Pacific meeting of representatives of some southwestern roads, gave the impres sion that persons connected with the systems, might become identified with the divorced Harriman lines. William Mahl resigned as vice pres ident and comptroller of the Union Pacific and is succeeded by C. B. Seger. Joseuph Mellen resigned as assistant secretary and is succeeded by Thomas Paine. Maxwell Evarts resigned as general counsel and Lewis J. Spence as director of traffic. Their successors were not named today BIG STORE TRUST, Department Concerns in Large Cities 1 rni a Combine. St. Louis, Feb. S. Announcement was made here today that department stores in many 'large cities or the United Sta.-s have organized the America department stores corporation to consolidate their purchases and thereby get low prices from manufacturers. The wholesaler is to be eliminated as far as the stores in the corporation are concerned. The stores in the new company have an aggregate purchasing power of more than $75,000,000 annually. J. B. Shea of Pittsburg ftas been elected president of the company which has been capitalized at a nominal amount and chartered in Xew York. Among the cities that have stores -n the corporation are St. Louis, San Frai. cisco, Boston and Pittsburg. Negotiatioi.s are in progress for the admission of stores in Chicago and New York and later stores in small cities will be taken in. HIS HEAD SPLIT OPEN. President of San Salvador Is Attacked by Five Men. Washington, Feb. 6. Martial law has been proclaimed throughout Salvador. President Traujo lies in a dangerous condition as the result of an attack yesterday by five assasins. Only one ! of the five shots directed at him took effect, but surgeons fear the outcome of a vicious machette wound which laid the president's head open from the back of the skull to the nostrils. President Arajo was attending a ser enda. One of them struck him from behind, inflicting the machette wound which may cause the executive's death. One of the culprits, Virgilie Mulatillo. was captured and the authorities are on the trail of the other four. American Minister Heimke, who re ported the details to the state depart ment today, said complete tranquility prevailed throughout the republic. - WANTS M'CARTY'S BELT Frank Jeffries Says Champion Owes Bis Board Bill. Titusville, Pa., Feb. 6. The diamond studded belt presented by the Cali fornia admirers of Luther McCarty, white heavyweight champion and which has been on exhibition here was attached today. The action fol lowed a suit against McCarty by Frank Jeffries, a local boxer, who claims the champion owes him $125 for board and room and also for services as sparring partner. GAS KILLS KANSAN. Joseph Zimmerman Didn't Know How to Keep "Warm With It. St. Louis. Feb. .6. Joseph Zimmer man, a miller of Waterville, Kansas, was found dead in a hotel here to day. He had been asphyxiated. Wil liam Jones, who occupied an adjoining room was found unconscious. It is thought Zimmerman turned on a gas heater during the night to keep warm and not understanding it was overcome. Call for Bank Statement. Washington. Feb. 6. The comptroller of the currency today issued a call for a statement of the condition of all national banks of the United States at the close of business on Tuesday, February 4. Weather Forecast for Kansas. Snow tonight or Friday. G00D-BYET0 125 Bill in House to Abolish Oil Inspectors. Would Tear Cogs Out of a Political Machine. THEIR WORK DONE BY EIGHT Xew and Old Oil Inspectors Faror Flan. It Saves State $20,000 a Year. Fighting to fulfill every pledge in the 1912 platform, the Kansas Democrats today turned the ax on the state em ployees when Miller, of Ottawa county, introduced a bill to abolish the offices of 125 deputy oil inspectors and to place the work in the hands of six men. This action will mean the legis lation out of business of one of the biggest political business of one of the biggest political machines built in Kansas in recent years and will amount to a direct sav ing to the state of practically $20,000 a year. Miller is backed in his fight not only by Governor Hodges but by Frank Cumiskey, the new state oil inspector, who will succeed Joe L. Longshore in office April 1. Every ounce of fight ing strength at the command of the administration forces will be thrown behind the Miller bill and the passage of the measure will mean the legisla tion out of office of deputy oil inspec tors in practically every county in the state. Frank Cumiskey, when he was ap pointed to the oil inspector's office, be gan to look around for a system where by he could reduce the small army of men who held commissions as deputy inspectors. He discussed the measure with Governor Hodges and the bill introduced in the house this morning by the Ottawa county representative was the result of their efforts. Records show that last year the state paid to deputy oil inspectors $33, 803. That amount will be reduced prac tically $20,000 by the passage of the new bill. The six deputy inspectors to succeed the 125 now on the state's pay roll, will each receive a salary of $1,200 a year. With the bill is carried an appropriation of $4,000 a year for maintenance of the office. This $4,000 together with the expense for deputies and other operating expenses of the office will bring the year's budget to only $14,300, or a difference in favor of the state of $19,503 for the first year. The new oir-bjU establishes a deputy at the principal refineries within the state and his duty will be to inspect all oil, seal cars and make records of ship ments. In addition to five men who shall handle the shipments from Kan sas refineries, one man will look after the shipments into the state from for eign refineries. Not only will this new system elim inate a little army of useless ''state employees, but it will systematize tha work and prove more satisfactory to the state in general, is the claim of the men behind the measure. "It is only after giving the matter the most careful consideration," said Frank Cumiskey, the new state oil in spector, "that I recommended the passage of this new oil bill. I have discussed the matter thoroughly with Governor Hodges and with Mr. Long shore, the present inspector and am fully satisfied that the work can be handled with a direct saving of $20, 000 a year to the state and the very best results obtained. Not only will we be able to accomplish all of that but the administration will escape from the old campaign charges that the department is maintained for political purposes. The office has grown wonderfully in the last two years and the best and most carefully organized system is necessary to make the work a success. I believe that the new bill will accomplish all of that." The bill offered in the house by Kil ler was introduced today in the sen ate by Senator John H. Overfield. Kansas will have a board of admin istration in charge of her educational institutions after the first of next June if the house bill passed late Wednes day, 89 to 31, goes through the sen ate. And the odds are that it will, and Governor Hodges will surely sign the measure. The Keene bill was adopted by the Democratic majority in preference to the Lyon bill, be cause the Keene bill appeared to be the best measure. It is concise, prac tical and brief. It embraces the school for the deaf at Olathe and for the blind at Kansas City as well as the three big schools at Lawrence, Manhattan and Emporia. Three members comprise the board and not more than two shall come from one political party and not more than one from a congressional district and not more than one shall be an alumnus of an institution. The governor appoints them and they shall receive a salary of $3,500 per year and expenses. The new board is to have offices in the state house. Its authority over all the institutions is complete and absolute. AU important amendments to the Keene bill were decisively beaten and the Lyon substitute bill was beaten 65 to 45. Party lines were obliterated. Keene led the debate for his bill and Brown and Barrett, both Democrats, helped him. Lyon, a Democrat, fought for his own substitute and Stone and Brewster, both Republicans, helped him. The- change in the management of the five big schools is a wide depar ture from established custom and is viewed with doubt by many people Who have given the subject much thought. Such a bill was passed by the last legislature and Governor Stubbs vetoed it. Mrs. Phelps Was Acquitted. ; A disfigured night robe, spotted with blood and slit down the front, was ex hibited in a hearing in the county court in which Mrs- May Phelps was accused of assault on her mother-in-law, Mrs. Adeline Creighton. Mrs. Phelps ad mitted slashing her mother-in-law with a pen knife, but pleaded self defense, and was discharged by the court. The proceedings Is another chapter of the trouble In the family of Charles Phelps, scene shifter at the Grand, against whom a suit for divorce is pending. The divorce suit was started immediately after the fight with Mrs. Creighton in which, Mrs. Phelps says, her husband took a hand. Mrs. Phelps was accompanied by her 10-months-old baby, who looked upon the court hear ing as a novelty, and expressed babyish joy at everything that transpired. TO OPENJLASKA President Recommends Build ing of Government Railroads. In a Special Message Directed to Congress. Washington, Feb. 6. Alaska's vast resources can be brought within reach of the rest of the world in the opinion of President Taft by the con struction, with government assistance, of two railway lines from the Alaskan coast to the interior, ownership of which shall be vested in the govern ment which shall be operated by pri vate parties under lease. In a special message transmitting to congress the report of the Alaskan railway commission the president to day strongly urged legislation along those lines, asking that the govern ment either guarantee the principal and interest of bonds necessary to build the roads or construct them. "I am opposed to government oper ation but I believe that government ownership with private operation un der lease is the proper solution," wrote the president. One road recommended by the com mission would connect Cordova with Fairbanks by way of Chitina, the other would link Seward with Iditarod. The first would open up the Behring river coal field; the other the Matanuska field. The two roads would have a to tal mileage, with branches of 733 miles and would cost about $35,000,000. SHE CAN'T DARN SOCKS Only Natural That Wife Should Be "Cranky" Now. Chicago, Feb. 6. Mrs. Porter McCHn tock, wife of a University of Chicago professor, made the claim before the Wilmette Woman's club last night the introduction of "man made machinery" is one of the chief causes for domestic difficulties. ."There is no longer any darning of socks or knitting," said she. "Man's inventions have taken the human in terest out of household work and there is nothing left the housewife but drud gery. If she is able to keep a maid she has nothing to do. Man thinks always of efficiency. Woman has sympathy and sentiment. She is the saving grace of the present. "The worst is that with the passing of pleasant household employments there also has passed much of the old time pleasure of home life. Today's pleasures are taken mainly away from the home." NEW ROCK IS FOUND. Mariners to Be Warned of New Danger by United States. Washington, Feb. 6. Mariners are to be warned by the navy hydrographic office- of the presence of a dangerous rock just discovered by the surveying ship Hannibal as she was proceeding to her working grounds on the east coast of Central America. In view of the approaching completion of the Panama canal, the work of the Hannibal along the Central American coast is consid ered of high importance. When her work is finished correct geographical positions of several points on the coast will have been established and light houses, beacons and buoys will be con structed. At the present time almost all of the navigation aids are main tained by private firms. The work plotted out for the Hanni bal from Cape Gracias A. Dlos to Porto Bello, will occupy her about ten years if she does it alone. The navy department hopes to put out the Ledn idas to assist the Hannibal and thereby hasten the completion of the surveys. HE QUITS GAS CARS. judge Makes Speeder Stop Riding for One Year. Chicago, Feb. 6. Municipal Judge Fry hit upon a new plan to cure the speeding habit among automobilists vesterday, when he exacted a pledge from Leslie L. Voightmann, son of a wealthy manufacturer, who has been fined frequently in the speeders' court, to refrain from having anything to do with a motor vehicle within the city limits for one year. In addition the defendant, who is 23 years old, was assessed a fine of $100, which was paid by his father, making the sixth time the latter has contributed this amount to the city for the same cause. The pledge taken by young Voightmann follows: "I solemnly promise this honorable court not to touch, sit upon. ride, in or manipulate any automobile or motorcycle in the city of Chicago dur ing the next year." MAYOFSTOPS MATCH Chicago, Feb. 6. Referring t-. the Gotch-Hackenschmidt wrestling match as the "labor day swindle at White Sox park in 1911, Mayor Harrison today declared the proposed match between Zbyszko and Lurich, heavyweight wrestlers could not be held in .Chicago. "BULL" PERRINE SICK, San Francisco, Feb. 6. "Bull" Per rine, widely known -'as an umpire in the American and In tha Pacific Coast Leagues. ' 1b suffering at his home in Berkeley ' from locomotor ataxia. It Is said that his days as an umpire are over. - He has been ill since last June, when he quit hts position with the American League. TURKS JEFEATED The Army Defending the Dar danelles Is Badly Beaten. Retreating in Disorder, Pnt sued by the Bulgarians. OBJECT OF ALLIES APPARENT lVould Capture Forts Guarding Entrance to Straits. Thus Opening the TTay for the Greek Fleet. Sofia, Feb. 6. The Turkish army oc cupying the peninsula of Gallipoli and defending the Dardanelles suffered a defeat at the hands of the Bulgarian troops to the south of the river Kavak yesterday, according to a statement by the Bulgarian war office today. Th Ottoman troops are said to be retreat ing in disorder toward the town of Bulair, a small place to the northeast of the city of Gallipoli. They are pur sued hotly by the Bulgarians. The statement concluded that as th result of this success of the Bulgarian troops the whole coast of the sea of Marmora as far as Bulair is now in the hands of the Balkan allies. To Open the Dardanelles. Sofia, Feb. 6. The main object ot the Bulgarian armies, apart from the reduction of the fortress of Adrianople, was disclosed in dispatches given out by the war office today. The plan is to reach the Dardanelles straits and clear them for the passage of tha Greek fleet into the sea of Marmora. Then the Greeks will attack Constan tinople directly from the sea. From the reports of the fighting to the north of the peninsula of Gallipoli, it can be seen that one of the columns' of King Ferdinand's troops is march ing straight for the city of Gallipoli. It has occupied already the villages of Medeste, Charkeui, Kavak and Bulair, which are on the neck of the peninsula. It has not yet come into contact with any large force of troops of which there are said to be 70,000 on the Gallipoli peninsula. These in the opinion of military experts should be able to offer a strenuous resistance to the advance of the Bulgarians from the north. The guns of the Darda nelles forts also can be trained toward the land Bide. On the whole, the Bul garians have a severe task before them. Albanians March on Uskup. Constantinople, Feb. 6. The news paper Leturic says a force of 30,000 Albanians is marching on the city of Uskup, which Is now occupied by Ser vian troops. MISS KELLER TO SPEAK Deaf, Dumb and Blind Girl Goes on Lecture Platform. New York, Feb. 6. Helen Keller, deaf, dumb and blind since child hood, has almost' fully surmounted one of her handicaps and Is to make her first public appearance on the lecture platform at a Socialist meeting in Montclair, N. J., tomorrow night. Although Miss Keller has been able to speak to a certain extent during the past year, the development of her voice, under the care of a singing teacher has now reached the stage where her words will carry in an auditorium. "The belief that the loss of one sense increases the powers of the others Is a fallacy," she said In a very under standable way. "The habit of patience is the only thing that helps one to bear the limitation." Miss Keller's teacher explained that the delicate vibrations of her lips, nose and throat, which enables a pupil to hear with her fingers were too illusive to be reproduced. It was only by saying the sound ovej- and over again until she got it right and then repeating until the right way be came a vocal habit that she learned to talk. "I must not only get the sound right but I must fix It in my mind by thousands of repetitions," Miss Keller said. APPEAL FOR HIS SCHOOL Doctor BeH Wrote a Letter Six Day Before Ilia Death. Kansas City, Feb. . A posthumous plea from Dr. S. B. Bell to retain and support the University of Kansas medical school and hospital in Rosedale was re ceived in a letter by the Kansas legis lature. Dr. Bell, who died January it;, founded and gave largely to the institu tion. His letter to the legislature was written six days before his death, it fol lows In part: "It is withi the deepest regret I learn that -he Commercial club of Topeka win ask this legislature to remove the medi cal school from Rosedale to Topeka. "The legislature accepted my property and have sold it and given deeds to It and havetaken my money and have spent it, and even though I now be reimbursed, to take it away will be a great disap pointment to me a complete shattering of my early and lifelong ambition ata, coming as it does in the ninety-third year of my life, I feel it as a great blow." Dr. Bell in 1903 and 1906 gave $145,000 t3 the university for the founding of tha school and the erection of the present buildings. LUNCH BY PARCEL POST Chicago Ilestaurant Mails Food to 30 Customers. Chicago, Feb. 6. An Innovation In lunch delivery by the agency of the parcel post, was started when a downtown restauranteur sent out 300 meals, in paste board packages to brokers, bankers, real estate men, clerks and those of other oc cupations. The packages were mailed so that tr. y would be delivered Bhortly before the noon hour. The idea was evolved as a solution of the short lunch period ex perienced by many business men. - Al though the scheme was tried only as ti experiment it was said it would be con tinued permanently U the patronasa warrant.