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20 PAGES n-j READ IT ! .- IT . LAST EDITION. SATURDAY EVENING- TOPEKA. KANSAS- MARCH 7, 1914. SATURDAY EVENING. FIVE CENTO. DADDERSjS BACK Bankrupt Topeka Clothing Merchant Returns Home. lias Nothing to Say About His Business Affairs. WILL TALK TO U. S. COURT Intimates He Will Appeal Case Decided Against Him. Creditors Not Yet Ready to An nounce Next More. George g. Badders, president of the Badders Clothing company, returned : to Topeka Friday evening and de clared that he would remain in To peka to fight the receivership for his store and would protest the sale of the stock of merchandise at 701-3 Kansas avenue under an order issued today by J. G. Slonecker. referee in bankruptcv. Badders stated today that he had been in St. Louis and ex- . plained his absence from the trial of the bankruptcy proceedings by de claring that he had not expected his case to be tried this week. The return of Badders to Topeka at this time was admittedly a surprise to creditors and their attorneys. None of them were today willing to state what Influence Badders return would have on their future action in the case. It is probable that a con- court and a lurv verdict ahowine ference of the attorneys and creditors eraI court ana a Jary verdict snowing will be held tonight, following W. S. the most astounding actions to swin McClintock's return from Kansas ale and defraud; after the unveiling City. McClintock is today in Kansas by gorn evidence of the rankest dis City representing creditors in the honesty and aimost inconceivable fight to prevent the granting of a su- persedeas bond for an appeal of the monetary trickery and mercantile bankruptcy case to the circuit court i crime. of appeals. Has this community no officers to Came Home in an Anto. 'protect honest merchants, no guardians Shortly tefore 7 o'clock last night ! of business integrity and no law to Badders drove to his home at 1160 Col-se,ze f BUmmary punishment, the lege avenue jn an automobile. He " . . . stepped from the car and entered the man who smiles and flaunts his high house, where he spent the greater por- finance, who has shamelessly dis tion of the evening. During the evening graced the honorable business life of he was in consultation with D. R. Hite. Topeka laughing at the serious pro mts chief counsel. Hite today stated - ... ,. , . . that Badders would remain in Topeka , ceedings of this week of court and and would respond to any legal de- Jury, which have shown thousands of mands upon him by the courts. Bad ders himself had little to say regarding the case. "I am ready to respond to any legal demands upon me," said Badders in discussing his attitude in the case. Badders was asked about his recent involuntary bankruptcy case. No Statement Now. "So far as the bankruptcy case is concerned, whatever statement I have to make, will be made before the United States circuit court of appeals. T Vi o m ni (n rv ttiA rnsA 4n thA I newspapers." ' "Further interruption to business was To his attorney. D. R. Hite. Badders j caused this week by the greatest snow . stated that he had been in St. Louis. 1 storm the east has experienced in a "My client had every reason to be-'quarter of a century. Trade was serl lieve that the case would not be tried ously handicapped for a time and this week," said Hite, "and for that , transportation and wire facilities tem reason he was not present. So far as porarily demolished while the property I know Mr. Badders has been in St. ; damage "vas considerable. Suspension Louis. He will remain here and hisjor freight movement retarded distribu rights will be protected. , ,1 tion of food stuffs and fuel and result- Asked if the receivership would be ed ,n h, ner lces for varlou8 commo copies of it which they read with in- i rtiti" contested, Hite declared that every ef- fort would be made to set aside the court's receivership order. Vr.ii Sn oav that wj will xAntuf ! the receivership to the last ditch," said ! telegraphic service brought a more nor Hite. ! man condition. Reports from leading Summoned to Appear March 18. Badders was today summoned to an- pear before Judge Slonecker Wednes- i day, March 18. and testify reirardinar i his personal affairs in the personal bankruptcy case. Wether Badders will elect to testify is another question. Notices were mailed by Judge Slon ecker today announcing that a meet ing of the Badders company creditors would be held in his offices March 18 and that a trustee would be appointed and the bankrupt president of the r;r"V"S. iraiunner Biaies irai me remaining i " ,,, 5 ds ttl Badders store the August primaries will be composed would be sold to the highest bidder at partly of women is the opinion of W. S. that time and if not sold on the date ! Fulton, secretary. The committee met set, arrangements made for a subse- j this afternoon in the assembly room of quent public or private sale; the stock ! the National hotel, accepted the resigna to be delivered free and clear of en- tion .of Charles E. Suit, chairman, unan cumbrance and without further no-1 imously elected J. C. Gafford chairman tice to creditors. Unless there are '. ln h's Place, and adjourned after a brief further delays in the case, the action of Judge Slonecker March IS, will terminate the Badders company re ceivership. Officials Won't Discuss Next Move. Neither George A. Clark, receiver for the company, nor attorneys for creditors nor United States District Attorney Fred Robertson would dis cuss the next move in the Badders case. While Robertson would not dis cuss the possible interference of the government in the Badders affairs, it is known that creditors and their at torneys have conferred with Robert son since the beginning of the bank ruptcy proceedings. 17. S. Won't Art Without Complaint. It is not believed that the govern ment will take a hand in the case un less formal complaint is made by cred itors. This the creditors have- so far failed to do. Creditors Ask for New Order. Representatives of creditors of the Badders company appeared before Judge Pollock in Kansas City today asking for an order to turn Badders' personal property over to creditors to cover debts of the clothing company. The order sought by creditors includes the right to seize upon cash or pri vate accounts of the Topeka merchant for the benefit of creditors. No ac tion was taken by Judge Pollock. He assigned the case to Judge Van Val- kenberg to be heard Monday in St Joseph, Mo. It is probable that both Badders and his attorneys will attend this hearing, although it Is not be-! lieved that Judge Van Valkenburg "in --u t frc R.r. tn ttifv before passing on the motion. - An Interview with Badders. r allATlt Kilt utill In V I , . ----- - best of his characteristic spirits, George S. Badders, president of the Badders Clothing company and de fendant in the recent sensational re- Celversnip buil. oyciu t. nuy eiBUi hours in Topeka today. In declara tion of his refusal to make any state ments for publication concerning the condition of his business and the civil suits hanging over him, Badders good naturedly warded off any request for information from friends. Badders admits but one thing he is back in Topeka, the home of his youth, his education and his parents and family,, to face whatever "music" might be played by creditors and their attorneys. He gives no explana tion for his absence from the city during the trial in the United States district court, makes no promises concerning his future action in rela tion to the disposition of his store, and fortifies all secrets of counsel With the stern statement: "I am back in Topeka, living at home and ready to respond to any legal procedure that might be origin ated." Only one charge, one statement, made in Badders' absence has stirred the merchant to a statement outside the walls of his attorneys' defense. The short but eventful business career of the young Topekan and the resulting trial in the bankruptcy court, has found one loophole of publicity. Badders is back in Topeka with an apparent willingness to face all busi ness charges against him but one ex ploited feature in the recent trial has ruffled the merchant's feathers. "There is one feature that I resent," Badders stated this afternoon. "If not for the circumstances surrounding its publicity, I would resent it stronge: that is, the many statements regarding the domestic relations in my little home here in Topeka." The merchant would make no com ment on his meaning or his denials, but it was intimated that the charges against his alleged inclination to dis regard his girl-wife and newborn babe, wounded deeply his pride and his homeloving sense. Badders spent a big part of the day in consultation with his attorneys. The rest of the time ho spent with his par ents on College Hill and with his wife and baby in College avenue. Meanwhile, no arrest has been made. The president of the Badders company is free to go or come. This, nftor t ot i mnTi v this WAPk In tfiA tfr - dollars diverted from honest through financial chicanery! debt CHECKED BY STORM. Trade Was Given a Setback by the BlUxard. New York. March 7. Dun's Review SSTS! ,.D , v.i;. Recovery from the blizzard was corn- au"c' ujuiiipi. uuu w. uwi.B railway blockades and resumption of commercial centers, however, continued a mixed character, increased activi- ty in certain direction contrasting with dullness in others, GAFFORD AT HEAD. Shawnee Republican Committee Meet Him Chairman. That the new Shawnee countv ReDub- ,,- r,,, ,nImitteo t Vw. wt t sessiou. The keynotes of the meeting were Harmony and optimism. The possibility of a third ticket in Shaw nee county was not admitted. The countv committee, which split last term, has been reorganized, and is composed of both factions of the Republican party, agreed to work as one. Mr. Gafford, who is acting secretary of the Republican state committee, was ap pointed to the county committee in place of L. A. Ryder of the first precinct ln the Third ward. A. D. Bower having offered a vote of thanks to Mr. Suit, the retiring chairman, Mr. Gafford was nominated and unanimously elected. "The thing for Republicans to do is to get together. We can do it," declared Mr. Gafford, in accepting the office. "We have important work to do before the primaries. We must have a thorough organization." Of the 48 members of the committee, 25 were present. Other meetings will be called before the August primaries. SAYS IT CAN'T BE DONE Prohibition Never Will Be Knforced in Christian Country Gibbons. New Orleans, March 7. "Prohibi tion never will be enforced in a Chris tian country," said Cardinal Gibbons, in a statement made public here to day. Cardinal Gibbons is paying his " "wt to nui orotner. Jonn x: Gi!?"81 o'this city. -W.h" 1 m an "J!? fvocate of le,nJEtnf .i.?m "''"'"Y!?' peuad: fd "at prohibition cannot be enforced in. this country," continued Cardinal Gibbons. "It is calculated to make hypocrites and lead to the manufacture of illicit whisky replacing the good material with the bad, while at the same time robbing the government of the legitimate tax." Madeline Dies of (Tonvubdons. Paris, March 7. Madeline, one of the Siamese twins who was separated on Wednesday from her sister. Su zanne, by means -of a delicate surgi cal operation, died today of convul sions. Suzanne is recovering rapidly from the effects of the operation and the physicians say there is every prospect of her living. UILEAGEJSSUE It Xerer Comes Up Seriously in Congress. Members Get SO Cents for Trarellng. Mile costs mm $150.000 year One Member Could Hare Paid Note With Surplus. Kansas Members Allowed $600 Each for Round Trip. Washington, D. C, March 7. At the fag end of the special session which dove-tailed into the present ses sion of congress, members of both branches were rather hopeful that an adjournment would be taken, so hard worked statesmen, having missed the summer vacation, might still re ceive the usual mileage allowance. There was much cloak-room conver sation about the prospects for getting the mileage extra, which, in the case of a member residing a considerable distance from Washington, amounts to several hundred dollars. For in stance, the average amount of mileage paid a member of the Kansas delega tion is in the neighborhood of $600. While the mileage issue was "up in the air" a certain western member of the house, whose name must be held, walked to the basket at the clerk's desk to drop in several peti tions received from his constituents. The petitions were carried loosely in an inner pocket, and the member dumped them down without separat ing them. When the journal clerk began to sort them out. he found a letter reading about like this: "My dear Sir: This is to advise you that your note at this bank falls due on the 30th Inst. Please arrange to have check here for $438.80 on or before that date. - Tours the bank." "Here's something he didn't Intend to drop in," commented a smiling (Continued on Page Two.) QUARREL Oil THE WIRE Telegraph Operators Meet Later and Fight It Out. Milwaukee, March. 7. Following quarrel over tiut wira between ,twa operators of the Chicago. Milwaukee ft St. Paul road, Thomas Karr, tele graph operator at Schleisingerville, is at St- Joseph's hospital and is not ex pected to live. Karr and A. La Point, operator at Rugby Junction, had had personal trouble over the wire. Karr came down early today to see La Point about it and a fight ensued. Karr slopped La Point's Jaw, it is said, and La Point drew a pistol and fired twice at Karr, both shots taking effect, one passing through Karr's cheek and the other through the abdominal wall. La Point is being held pending the out' come of Karr's injuries. Pilgrim9 s Chorus, From Opera The news reports recently FiriD OLDJREATY Burled in Senate Archlres Since Time of Buchanan. Was Signed by the United States and Mexico. FROtiDED FC.r i:iTERYETO Was Nerer Ratified by Upper House of Congress Owing to Confusion Incident to the CItII War. Washington, March 7. Additional In terest in the Mexican situation, both present and past, was lent .today by the publication of the, details of a pro posed treaty negotiated more than half a century ago, between " the United States and the 1 republic of Mexico, which if ratified, would have author ized the United States to "intervene in support of its own treaty rights and the security of its own citizens when ever Mexico may be unable to guaran tee the same without incurring the ob ligation or necessity of a general in tervention in the domestic affairs of that country-" The treaty had been lying in the se cret archives of the senate committee on foreign relations, - since January, 1860. The injunction of secrecy was rescinded yesterday by the senate and the document ordered printed for the use of members of that body. The gov ernment printing office force worked on the document all of last night and today senators had before them fresh (Continued on Page Six.) HALF HOUR TOO LATE. Daughter of Late Mason S. Peters Loses Race With Death. Kansas City, March 7. Death was the victor in a six thousand mile race that ended today when Miss Mary Peters, arrived here - from Paris, 30 minutes after her mother, Mrs. Annie Ingles Peters, widow of Mason S. Peters, former Populist congressman from Kansas, died. Mrs. Peters contracted pneumonia while caring for her husband who died three weeks ago. The day after , her husband's death she received a letter from a famous prima donna in Paris. under whom her daughter Mary was studying, saying the daughter's voice was of great promise. Physicians said this news prolonged the mother's life at that time. A " Miss Peters' sailed" fTonV TIavre home nine days ago.. Mrs. Peters sank rapidly and It was said only the daughter's early arrival could save her life. She talked continually of Mary- At 7:15 today she died. Miss Peters s train reached the Union sta tion at 7:46. Mrs. Peters was born in . Carroll county. .Kentucky. 69 years ago. Her parents settled at nattsburg. Mo., when she was an infant. Thre daugh ters and six sons survive her. Weather Forecast for Kansas. Fair tonight and Sunday; not much change ln temperature.- hare contained accounts of the the Republican fold. (IIS LAST COPE James Dunford Must 60 to Lansing Prison. Supreme Court Denies1 New Trial for Drake's Assailant. SK3T STREET CR CGZUCTCH Found Guilty by Shawnee Dis trict Court. County , Liable , for Injuries From Defeetlre Bridges. James Dunford must go to the pen itentiary for shooting Joseph Drake, a Topeka street car conductor, accord ing to an opinion handed down by the supreme court today denying Dunford a new trial. Dunford shot Drake in February, 1912, and was convicted of assault with intent to kill. Drake died a few days ago. It was urged by attorneys for Dun ford that the court committed rever sable error by communicating with the jury during its deliberations. The jury sent a note to Judge Whltcomb asking if it might recommend clem ency in its verdict. To this note the court replied that it was not within the province of a jury to recommend punishment in Kansas, but stated that the court would listen to and consider any recommendations made by the jury. The communications were with out notice to the defendant. In de ciding the case, however, the supreme court held that the interchange of communications by judge and jury did not require that the verdict be set aside notwithstanding the case was one in which the trial court had no voice in fixing the penalty and the court could grant no parole; It appearing upon the record that the Jurors were not in fact influenced by the com munications. The shooting of Drake occurred on a Country club car on Buchanan street. The defendant was a pas senger on the car and the evidence .(Continued on Page 6.) THE WEATHER IS COLD There Is a Brisk Penetrating Wind; Sunday May Be Fair. There is a disagreeable northwest wind today that has been traveling at an average speed of Z5 miles an hour. The temperature is 7 decrees below nor mal for this date. Fair 'weather is the prediction for tonight and Sunday with little change in temperature. Contrary to the general Impression March is not the windiest month in the year in Kansas. According to the rec ords at the local weather office April has that distinction. At Topeka in a period - of 14 years the wind velocity in April has averaged nearly half a ;:e an hour in excess of that of March. The March average rate of speed Is 11.1 miles an hour. Shippers forecast: "Protect 26 hour shipments north and west against tem perature of from 22 to 26 degrees "Statehausser 99 return of certain prodigals to .-. south and east, 25 to 80." The lowest temperature today was 27 degrees. , Kaw River Has Risen. The highest river stage was recorded at Topeka today on record since De cember six and a fraction feet. The average stage for March, has been low er than the stage but once since the river record has been kept. "Sunny" Flora, the local observer, said today: "The under soil is probably dryer than has been the case since 1901 at this period of the year. Another drouth this year would be a blow to Kansas from which she would not soon recover. However, there is no reason for believ ing that there will be a drouth." The highest temperature recorded on this date In 27 years was 67 degrees In 1S98; the lowest. degrees in 1899. The hourly readings: 7 o'clock. 11 o'clock... 31 12 o'clock 82 1 o'clock ..32 2 o'clock 24 2 o'clock 34 8 o'clock.. 9 o'clock.. .29 .SO 10 o'clock . .80 BOUGHT A men And a Whisky Still and Grave yard All in One Lump. Did Kansan Who Thought He Was Getting Timber Tract. It isn't every farmer who trades his land for what he considers good tim ber ground, and finds himself in pos session of a church, a cemetery, and a whisky still. Marion A. Tatlow, a young farmer of White City, Kan., exchanged his farm in Morris county for land in Missouri, went to look it over, and discovered it occupied by a steeple, a small whisky factory and a group of graves. Tatlow, who was ruined by the deal, brought suit in the Shawnee district court against W. EL Bacon, Bert Rucker and Orville Rucker, alleging fraud. The jury, hav ing deliberated over night, brought in a verdict for the plaintiff of 83,117 with special findings of conspiracy, at 6 o'clock last evening. Attorneys who have been watching the case, heard before Judge George U. Whltcomb, declared It one of the big gest cases of real estate graft recorded in the county court for years. Before the transaction Tatlow was crippled physically has been partially paralyzed since a boy. The deal crip pled him financially. He'has been liv ing on a small rented farm with his young wife and children, pending the hearing of his case. The suit, which was commenced the first of th week in. the second division. consumed four days of testimony and argument. It went to the jury TBurs dav evenine. The verdict clears Or ville Rucker of any connection with the deal, but finds that Bert Rucker and W. E. Bacon "did conspire or agree together to defraud plaintiff." Tatlow owned one quarter section of land near White City; the land was valued at 810.000 and- was mortgaged for 9S.800. making, the young man's equity 83,117. He was induced to trade it in May, 1911, for what he believed 320 acres of timber land in Crawford county, Missouri. He received a bogus deed from which the name of the grantor bad been erased, and Tatlow's name substiruted. Mor.roe. Roark. ' McClure ft Monroe represented Tatlow in the district court. J. B. Larimer and J. M. Stark defended Rucker and Bacon, holding a Missouri dealer responsible for the sale. " - CHAMP CLARK IS 64. Celebrates Anniversary by Denouncing Traducers From the Rostrum. Washington. March 7. Speaker Clark signalised his sixty-fourth birthday an niversary today by denouncing from the rostrum of the house, an address by Charles Zueblin, of Winchester, Mass., former professor of sociolgy in the Uni versity of Chicago, assailing the speak er's counting of votes on the report of the committee that investigated the Mul- hall lobby cnarges. Democrats, Repub- -llcans and Progressives cheered and paid j T-iii i tn th MMakM- whan h hud ' finished. Mr. Clark had read to the house a pub lished article quoting Zueblln's attack on his methods and the alleged arbitrary dictation of the speaker and also Demo cratic Leader Underwood. Clark branded Zueblln's statement as "untrue, brazen and outrageous," and a reflection on the Integrity of the house. He quoted the figures of the Mulhall vote, pointing out that any member wishing to vote had four opportunities to do so and added: "I have been lied about so much, I have sort of gotten used to it." representative Mann of Illinois, Repub lican leader; Representative McDonald of Michigan. Progressive; Representative Butler or Pennsylvania, Republican, ana others joined in corroborating the speak er and paying tribute to his fairness and honor. Mr. Mann's allusion to the speak er's sixty-fourth birthday anniversary produced applause and shouting. He de clared no one could question Speaker Clark's honor, integrity or fairness as speaker. 1. 0. 0. F. ANNIVERSARY Plans for Big Celebration Here on April 25. The 1,600 members of all branches of the Odd Fellows in Topeka have appointed committees to arrange for a big anniversary celebration April 25. There will be a parade in the after noon and a program in the Audi torium. The lodges from Lawrence, Baldwin. Eudora, Lecompton, Oska loosa. Perry, Valley Falls, Nortonville, Winchester, McLouth, Meriden, Wil liamstowu, - Osawkie. Hoyt, Denison, Louisville, Wamego. Silver Lake, Do ver and Auburn will be invited. George H. Hodges and Mrs. Grace G. Kemper will be the speakers. The balcony in the Auditorium will be open to the public for the program. VICL'ITA DEFOT OFEII Many Attend Ceremonies of Union Station Celebration. Wichita. March 7. Wichita's new 8400,000 Union station was opened to day. Thousands of persons partici pated In the celebration Incident to the opening of the building, which is the passenger terminal of all the rail roads entering this city. The celebration will close with a parade and fireworks tonight. GRAM jn HAD Beport Issued by Agricultural ,:- Department for March Shows Amonnt Still Remaining In Hands of Farmers. tot1 cf o is s:.::.iiE3T Shown in Any Tear for Which Figures Are Giren. Also . Shortage of Oats Cora pared With Last Tear. Washington, March T. Grain of last year's crops remaining on farms March 1 formed the subject of the depart ment of agriculture's crop- report for' March, issued at 2:15 p. m. today. The department's crop reporting board. from reports of its correspondents and agents throughout the country, esti mates the amonnt of wheat, corn, oats and barley on farms, with comparisons for preceding years, the proportion of each crop which will be shipped out or the counties where grown, and the percentage of the 1913 corn crop which : was of merchantable quality, as fol lows: Wheat About 15190,000 bushels, or 19.9 per cent., of the 1913 crop remained on farms March, 1, 1914, compared with 154,483,000 bushels, or 21.4 per cent, of the 1912 crop remaining in 1912; 122, 025,000 bushels, or 19.C per cent of the 1911 crop in 1912, and 162.705.000 bushels, or 25.6 per cent- of the 1910 crop la 1911. About 63.9 per cent, of the 1912 crop will be shipped out of the counties where grown, against 61.S per cent, of the 1912 crop so shipped; 64.1 per cent, of the 1911 crop so shipped, and 65.4 per cent, of the 1914 crop so shipped. . Corn on Hand. Corn About 866,392,000 bushels, of 35.4 per cent., of the 1912 crop remained on farmH March 1, 1914, compared with 1,289,655,000 bushels, or 41.8 per cent, of the 1912 crop In 1912: 884,069.000 bushels, or 34.9 per cent., of the 1911 crop in 1912. and 1,15,278,000 bushels or 40.4 per cent., of the 1910 crop in 1911. Oats About 416.476,000 bushels, or 37.4 per cent, of the 1918 crop re mained on farms March 1. 1914, com pared with 604,216,000 bushels, or 42.6 per cent of the 1912 crop In 1913; 289,988,000 bushels, or 31.4 per cent, of the 1911 crop, in 19J.2: and 442, 665,000 bushels, or 27.8 per cent, of the 1910 crop in 1911. ; - Divided by States. Stocks of grain on farms March 1, by principal states (expressed In millions of bushels) follow: State Wheat. Cora. Oats. Ohio Indiana ... Illinois ... Wisconsin .... 8.0 it. Si 67.4 ?:! 18.1 23.6 1.1 ... 7.1 ... 1.8 . 101.4 24.7 38.6 126.2 28.4 2.2 20.9 27.4 1.4 9.4 Minnesota ........ Iowa Missouri North 'Dakota.... South Dakota.... Nebraska Kansas Oklahoma .....19.7 ........ 4.3 6.7 15.0 ........ 9.2 ........13.7 10.4 1.4 ADRIFT III OPEN COAT. Kighteen Members of Sunken Steam er's Crew Float Oat to Sea. Seaside Park. N. T.. March 7. . Bighteen members, including the cap tain, of the crew of the steamer Charlemagne Tower, Jr.. which sank near here, are adrift on the ocean la an open boat. The last seen of them, they were going out to sea in a southeasterly direction. The steamer sank in (0 feet of water three-quarters of a mil from shore, between Cedar Creek and Forked River life savins; stations, six miles south of here. H. B. Thomp- son of Brooklyn, first mate, and three members . of the crew were brought ashore. The revenue cutter Itasca was signalled from shore of the pre dicament of the 18 men and put ta sea to search for them. There are two big sand bars near the spot where the steamer sank and the life savers were seriously handi capped in launching their boats. One was launched, but was upset and the life savers waded ashore. The captain of the Tower and IT, men took a long boat. It was so over crowded that they were afraid to try landing on the first bar and hung around outside, hoping the sea would subside. Snow was falsing; tt grew thicker about 3 a. m. today and the long boat was lost from view. The weather lightened up again about 3:80 and there was then no sum of the long boat. When last seen, the men were so cold they could not use) the oars and therefore could not con trol the craft. Unless found by tbe revenue cutters or some steamer. It is believed all will perish. It is pos sible the men have reached an Inlet and landed, or may have been picked up by a life saving crew along the coast. Wire communication along the coast has been prostrated since last Sunday's great storm, and communi cation among the life saving stations is difficult and only accomplished after delay. The Tower was owned by the Southern Transportation company, with - which Charles Moore of New York Is identified. It is said this was the first trip of the steamer in six years and that the crew was new to the officers. THE DAY III COuGriSS Only the Lower Honse Was tn Today. Washington. March 7. Senate not hi session; meets Monday. House met at noon. Debate on agrloBl- tural appropriation bill resumed. Irrigation committee reported fa vorahbr the homesteader's extension period la payment for water rights. Rules committee continued hearing on Manahan grain market inquiry. Bon Born to Honse of Itooseiells. New. York, March 7. A son was born today to Mrs. Richard Derby, who was Ethel Roosevelt, daughter of Roosevelt.