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ELEVENTH YEAR, NO. 277.
• ALDRICH’S FIRE
Justice Admits Cashing Check
Drawn bj Marquette—Part of.
Loan, He Bays.
A. C. McCall, chiaf of police, of
Flint, waa tho first witness called
when the Justice Randolph In
vestigation was resumed before
Circuit Court Commissioner May,
Tuesday afternoon. He testified
aa to the Justice’s good reputation.
Aaaietant Prosecutor Aldrich
then took up the cross-exam I na
t tlon of Randolph. A check for
140, drawn by Marquette and in
dorsed by Randolph, was flashed
on the witness. He admitted get
ting the money on this check and
1 said It was part of the S6O loan to
whloh he had made reference,
Monday. He said the remaining
$lO had been given him In cash.
He also admitted that It was at
his instance that recent raids had
bsen made on slot machines, the
prosecution trying to ehow that
, the present Inquiry had been re
sponsible for his activity, that he
was anxious to get back at the
men who Instituted the investiga
According to the testimony of Jus
tice of the Peace Edwin S. Randolph,
of H&mtramck, who took the witness
stand in his own behalf Monday after
noon, In the inquiry before Circuit
Court Commissioner May into the
charge of accepting bribes from slot
machine operators, he did receive SSO
from John Marquette, the slot ma
chine “magnate/’ but It was a loan
practically forced upon him when he
was in dire straits, and will be re
turned as soon us Randolph has the
The session. Monday, was marked
by bitter exchanges between Ran
dolph's attorney, Louis McClear, and
Assistant Prosecutor Aldrich. A
grudge between the two men was
nursed until they began shouting
names at each other.
“I wIW the old lady wouldn’t inter
rupt,” said Mr. McClear referring to
the prosecutor, and then in a lower
tans: “Why didn't you bring your
knitting with you?”
Mr. /idrich flashed out, “See?
There he starts his personalities again.
Os all the grouchy meh in the city;
McClear is the worst He’s been
tfroueby ever since he left the prose
t utor’s office.’*
"Tes," retorted. McClear, "it makes
me grouchy to see what : left there
U take my place."
2 "OeaUsmen ’* bp** Js. \hs ppurt,
think we had better stick to the case.
Five witnesses testified that Ran
dolph’s reputation was very good.
They wers Arthur T. Brennan, cloth
ing merchant. No- $74 Woodward-ave.;
Benjamin Marks, treasurer of High
land Park; Walter Barlow, assistant
corporation counsel, of Detroit; Ed
ward J. Hickey, clothing merchant,
and George M. Sayles*. attorney.
Then Randolph took the stand. He
told about a "gang” of saloonkeepers
In H&mtramck, whom be catted the
"Immortal 16,” who met every week,
got drunk and held a business meet
ing. All of them operated slot ma
chines and kept open on Sunday, he
said. They did their best to defeat
the Justice when he was elected in
lfoß. In January, Constable Hebert
brought some slot machines to him
which he had found In Gearhart’s sa
loon. Later some 30 or 40 machines
were brought in.
The Justice said he didn’t know the
proper procedure In regard to dispos
ing of the machines, and so went to
the prosecutor’s office, where on sev
eral occasions the only reliable In
formation be could get was from the
stenographer, Herbert Bliss. Prose
citor Van Zlle on one occasion had
a headache and said that the slot ma
chine affair was nasty business and
he didn’t like It.
But during all this time, up to a
few mdnths ago, so the Justice testi
fied. he had started no Investigation
himself. He met Ed. Ruseell, Ham
tramck saloonkeeper, in the Burns ho
tel at one time, and hjmself and Rus
sell pleaded with hhn. with tears In
his eyes, "like the dirty coward that
he Is," added Randolph bitterly, for
the sake of his wife and child to allow
the alot machine matter to rest. Ran
dolph would make no promisee. No
mention was made of money or pro
"Well if you didn’t start any Investi
gations, why would Marquette enter
a conspiracy to have you removed?”
asked Mr. Aldrich.
"Because Jacobs, his man 'Friday/
as he Is called, was hand-ln-glove with
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HOUSE FINALLY ADJOURNS.
Members Show Much Glee In Get-
WASHINGTON, Aug. 22.—The nine
millionth word was spoken In con
gress today, and with that record
achieved since March 15, the legisla
tors shut up the law manufacturing
The extraordinary session was ter
minated to a picturesque acompani
ment of noisy Jubilation In the house,
and stolid state routine In the senate.
In the bouse the members were frank
ly pleased with themselves, and in
the less demonstrative upper house,
senators did not conceal their relief
at being able to suspend legislative
Every train that left Washington
today carried legislators homeward
bound. The . exoaus . began several
days ago, and there was hardly a cor
poral's guard In either house today to
witness the actual adjournment.
Cabinet members and other govern
ment officials expect to make n quick
rush from heated Washington within
the next few days. President Taft
hopes to leave this evening, and by
next only the’ Secretary of
the Treasury MacVeagh will be left
to sit on the lid.
In the special session which closed
today, the house met 87 days and the
senate 85. The house baa been actu
ally la session 425 hours and two min
utas. and the senate 352 hours and <1
minutes, ... .... !
&\tz Octroif (Times
B6Y FATALLY BURJCEIj.
Used Kerosene To Light Fire and Can
PONTIAC. Mich., Aug. ss.—Albert,
six-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert
Root, of Commerce townishp, died last
night, as the result of terrible burns
he received yesterday while bis moth
er was out in the yard. The lad es
sayed to light the kllchen stove. He
poured kerosene in it, then held the
can between his knees while he
touched it with a match. The can ex
ploded, enveloping him in flames. His
screams called his mother, who was
severely burned while putting out the
Are. His body was a maas of blisters.
TAFT, IN VETO,
President Declares Senate and House
Ignored Welfare of Industries
In Cotton Bill.
WASHINGTON,, Aug. 22.—1n his
veto message on the cotton bill, seut
to congress this afternoon, President
Taft scored the methods of the house
and senate in adopting the measure.
He declared that the bill and its
enact amendments were passed with
out consideration of the facts con
cerning industries involved, and that
the amendments affecting the chem
ical, Iron and steel schedules were
not even considered In committee.
"My objection to the cotton bill,”
the president said, “is that it was
adopted without suy investigation or
Information of a satisfactory charac
ter as to the effect it will have upon
an industry of this country in which
the capital Invested amounted, In
1909. to $821,000,000, the value of the
product in dollars to- $629,000,000
and affecting at least 1,200,000 per
sons and Involving wages amounting
to $146,000,000. 7he bill would not
go into effect, by Its terms until Jan
uary 1, next, and before that time
a full report to be submitted by tbo
♦ariff board, based upon the most
thorough Investigation, will show the
comparative cost of all the elements
of products, and the manufacturing
of cctton in this and other countries.
“The investigation by the commit
tee on ways and means of the house,
did not cover the facts showing this
comparative cost for the reason that
the committee was comparing a bill
on a tariff for revenue basis, and
their view, of a proper bill waa avow
edly at variance with the theory of
protection. Pledged to support a pol
.icy. of moderate protection. I cannot
approve a measure which violates its
prhfclplee." - 4 -
Tgfcing up the amendments, the
• ”1 find that there was practically
no consideration of either chemical
or the metal schedule by any com
mittee of the house. There were no
facts presented to either house upon
which I can find material to form
any Judgment as to the effect of the
amendments, either upon American
industries or upon the revenues of
the government. I cannot make my
self a narty to dealing with the in
dustries of the country this way."
Technical errors, the president
said, filled the patchwork measure,
many of them so glaring that it
would be Impossible to administer
In conclusion the message says:
“This bill Illustrates and forces the
viewg already expressed In vetoing
the wool bill and the so-called free
list bill as to the paramount impor
tance of the securing, through the
investigation and reports of the tar
iff board, a definite and certain basis
of ascertained facts for the consid
eration of tariff laws.
"At present the proposed legisla
tion appears to be all a matter of
guess work. The important thing 13
to get our tariff legislation out of
the slough of guess work and log
rolling and ex-parte statements of in
terested persons, and to establish
that legislation on the basis of test
ed and determined facts, to which
shall be applied, fairly and openly,
whatever tariff principles the people
of the country choose to adopt"
ABUSES AGED WIFE.
Mrs. Ernest Miller, 81 Years Old, Ac
Mrs. Ernest Miller, 81 years old. No.
267 Twenty-ninth-at., went to the store
after some meat, Monday, and when
she returned home, her aged husband
remarked the meat was not good.
He returned the meat and with the
money, he bougnt liquor. He abused
her so much when he returned that
the police arrested him. Justice Stein
suspended sentence upon him.
DETROITER BUYS FACTORY.
BRIGHTON, Mich., Aug. 22.—The
Elgin Butter factory has been sold to
H. W. Doyle, of Detroit, consideration
14,200. The sum of $15,000 will be
expended on improvements.
WILLIAM C. rSBIIUR.
When JAMES SCHERMER
HORN, Publisher of The Detroit
"Times,” gets up to say some
thing, his words carry convic
tion, because he backs them up
by his deeds.
He has made a long, hard
fight in the newspaper world
FOR ACCURACY IN BOTH
NEWS AND ADVERTISING.
He made a speech at the Boston
Convention, parts of which are
here recorded because they
should be rememered by those
who are working hard to de
velop advertising on right lines:
“The advertiser who puts anything
but the truth into the newspaper
space he contracts for barters away
his good name and the publisher's,
“The advertiser Is for truth mighti
ly part of the time. He makes the
_ gCeatlaeed as last Hnb
BRITISH STRIKE WON BY
WORKERS IN JIG TIME
A great famine threatened London
and all othor big eltios of England
until tho great railway etrike waa
happily terminated. Thle picture ahowa
big wagonloada of food being trans
ported in London under guard.
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UP HIS VISITS
Fiend Frightens Women in Various
. Parts of City, Bnt Still
4 Eludes Capture. '
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Reports of further activities of De
troit’s mysterious midnight prowler
keep coming to the ears of the police.
Earl Monday morning, a man at
tempted to gain entrance to the home
of John White. No. 428 Lafayette
bldv., a night watchman, whose work
keeps him away from home all night.
Mr. White has three daughters, the
eldest of whom is 12 years old.
The children heard the man try
ing to force the back door and they
made such an outcry that the Intruder
fled. The police think the midnight
visitor knew that the young girls
Margaret Carnegie, nine years old,
No. 318 Sixtb-st, was accosted by a
man as she was passing an alley on
Trumbull-ave., between Cherry and
Hlgh-sts., Monday night. He attempt
ed to kiss the child, but citlxens came
to tho rescue and frightened him
A man giving his name as Joseph
Scallan, 40 years old, No. 73 Wight
st., was caught on the front steps of
the home of August Roth, No. 378 Hol
comb-ave., Monday night. He bad re
moved his shoes, preparatory to en
tering the home. The police think he
Is a sneak thief.
Elizabeth Domine. 15 years old, of
No. 211 ML Elllott-ave., was badly
frightened, Monday night, by a man
peering in at her through one of the
windows of the dlnln* room, from
which he had cut the screen. The
girl fainted and Is in a serious con
dition from shock. Her lather started
after the prowler, but he made his
WOMEN DRAW $5 FINES.
Court Punishes Them For Dumping
Gsrbsge In Reer of Homs. ,
“You women have time to dress up
and gad about the streets, running to
oheap shows, and yet you cannot take
care of simple household duties," said
Judge Phelan to a quartet of Polish
women who were before him, Tues
They were charged with dumping
garbage in the alley In the rear of
the tenement house at No. 684 Twen
"You are supremely selfish," said
the Judge. “You think only of your
own pleasure and you do not seem to
give It a thought that your careless
ness serves to spread typhoid and
They were fined 95 each.
For Detroit aad elclalty—'Taeeday
light, fair, aach cooler | Wedaeeday,
fair aad cooler! moderate aorthweater
-1 j wtada.
For Lower Mlrhlcaat Fair, roaald
rrablr cooler tnalgkti Wedaeeday, fair
aad cooler la the aoath portloa.
For tho I’peer Laker* Moderate
aertb west to aorth wladai fair aad
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For tho Lower Lakeot Moderate
aonth"ret to aorthweot wtads| ahowera
toalaht or Wodaeodari cooler Wodaee
Oae rear a*o todafi Highest tea»-
peratare. HO» loweat, **» mean. Tdf
cloudy aklea, hat ao precipitation.
The ana will aet today at diXX p. m.
aad It will rtae Wedaeeday at 4i4S a. m.
The mooa will rtae tonight at Si4l
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Pstont Applications Sled by Barthel
A Barthel. 17 W. Congress-st
Job Printing Done flight. Timer
mattes Oa, 1* John XL-st. Call Mala
U9K er City till, —-
TUESDAY, AUGUST 22, 1911.
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CARNIVAL ON ROOF
’Twa» Sequel To “My Wife’i Gone
To the Country,” But, Oh, What
A Sad Finish!
* “O, my wife’s gone to the connty,”
sang Harold Humphrey.
"Hooray, Hooray," was the exuber
ant echo warbled by Harold’s particu
lar friend, Earl Tupper.
“My wife hasn’t gone to the coun
try, but she’s gone out and won’t be
home until late tonight,” continued
“O, Joy!” gurgled Harold.
It was Monday morning the two
met. Monday afternoon, they might
have been observed dashing around
our best little boulevards in a careless
taxicab. With them were Ellen Ander
son and Agnes Weir. At nightfall the
quartet drew up In front of the Tupper
tepee at No. 312 Clay-ave.
Here they made merry until late at
night Inside the house it grew quite
warm, and Tupper suggested it would
be a fine thing for them all to repair
to the roof. i>
“Fine," says Harold.
“Greats echoes Ellen and Agnes.
So to the roof they clambered and
oh. the goings on that followed. Joy
reigned supreme. There was an im
promptu cake walk, followed by other
antics. There was a deal of drinking,
singing and shouting. Altogether, It
was a gala night. '
But the neighbors couldn't stand
the racket. Late at night the air was
splintered with high-sounding con
versation. The police were called and
the Tupper roof garden session came
to a sad finale.
Officer Thomas Lennane placed a
ladder against the building and climb
ed the dizzy parapets. The four were
Two very shamefaced men faced
Police Justice Stein, Tuesday morn
ing. In the audience sat Mrs. Tupper.
Earl hardly dared glance in her direc
“Well, I'll suspend sentence on all
of you,” said the court. "I’ll leave you
men to the tender mercies of your
"Come home, Earl," said Mrs. Tup
per, fom the audience.
And Earl went.
PAIR GET DUCKING.
Man and Woman Dumped Into River
When Canoe Tipe.
While paddling about In the river
south of the Belle Isle casino, Mon
day night, the canoe in which aat
Charles Boden, No. 391 Duboia-at,
and Martha Coulter, No. 885 Cham
plain-at., suddenly becam e unman
ageable. It tipped over and threw
both occupants into the river.
Fortunately, a number of other
canoeists were in the vicinity and
they paddled to the rescue. Boden
au<* Miss Coulter were towed ashore
and taken to the rest room, where
they were dried ouL Then they went
SEEKS SECOND DIVORCE. 1
Frank Tegge Says Wife Didn't Keep
PromTiA Td RiBPRi.
Frank Tegge, through his attorney.
Harry Dingoman, haa filed suit for
divorce against his wife, Matilda. Ac
cording to the declaration, Tegge and
his wife were divorced once before,
the husbard obtaining the decree on
the ground that his wife drank. Up
on her promise to reform, they were
remarried bnt he again asks for a
divorce on the same grounds.
Julia Fayad filed snlt for divorce,
Tuesday, against her husband. Jo
The sir* f*r wbra Braille la •<-«*«
nf wlfc-inarWr. »l»r arfca*«vtr4«ra
hr waa tk» (ether es her «hll4, aow
iiii m ’fiSinm
BAN IS LIFTED
FROM W SMOKE
Draft of Revised Ordinance Prepared
By Board of Commerce Less Drastio
Than Present Measure.
The Board of Commerce committee
appointed to take steps to revise the
smoke ordinance reported to the 50
manufacturers who were recently
haled into court for violations of the
■moke law, at a luncheon in the board
rooms, Tuesday noon. The revision
was made after a careful considera
tion of the needs of the various manu
facturers of the city, and a compari
son with the ordinances of other man
ufacturing cities. The ordinance as
revised was submitted to Health Of
ficer Kiefer and was approved by
him. The members of the board of
health are out of the city, however,
and It will be impossible to take for
mal action until they return. In the
meantime. Dr. Kiefer haa recommend
ed that the cases against the manu
facturers be continued until the ordi
nance can be laid before the council*,
find the court has tone this, setting
them for SepL 27.
The principal change In the ordi
nance Is the striking out of the word
“gray" wherever the phrase "dense
black or gray smoke” occurs In the
present ordinance. This will permit
factories to emit gray smoke at any
time during the day, placing the pro
hibition only on black smoke.
Another important change Is the
permission to emit black smoke for
not mord than ten minutes of any one
hour. According to the present law
no gray or black smoke can be emit
ted, sut it is generally recognized that
most factories In Detroit could not
run at all if compelled to live up to
tbe letter of the ordinance, it is
however, that the emission
of black smoke can be stopped except
for short periods during the day, even
in foundries and other plants of that
There is also a change In the quali
fications for the position of smoke in
spector. It is provided that the man
who is to be appointed by the health
board, must be a mechanical engi
neer, qualified by technical training
and exerlence in the theory and prac
tice of the construction and operation
of steam boilers and furnaces, an
also in the theory and practice of
smoke treatment and prevention. 7
salary is fixed at $2,600 per annum.
Another new section provides that
it shall be the duty of the smoke In
spector to co-operate with the own
ers of furnaces using bituminous coal
and make recommendations for the
Improvement of the condition of the
furnace or chimney or the operation
of It. The offender against the ordi
nance is to be notified and allowed 30
days to correct his furnace, and If he
starts Improvements within that pe
riod he shall be allowed 60 days
more to complete them before becom
ing liable to prosecution. He also may
appear before the board of health to
explain the causes which may miti
gate or excuse his violation of the
The penalty for the violation of the
ordinance Is reduced from a maximum
of S3OO to a maximum of SIOO, and
the term of Imprisonment In default
of the fine is reduced from six months
to two months.
The nature of the offence commit
ted in violating the ordinance is
changed from a "public nuisance" tr
a mere nuisance, by striking out the
word "public” wherever it occurs in
that phrase in the present ordinance.
There Is no legal significance In this
change, says Corporation Connsel
FORMER SERVANT OF DUKE
ACCUSED OF ABANDONMENT
Charles Sherry, Once In Employ of
British Noblo, Skips With An
other Woman, Wife Says.
Mrs. Mary Sherry, Tuesday morn
ing, swore out a warrant. In police
court, charging her husband, Charles
Sherry, with abandonment. She <ky»
he left on a Buffalo boat recently with
a woman 25 years old.
Sherry formerly was a porter In
the Pontchartrain hotel, and In hit
palmy days waa a man servant for
the duke of Westminster In Eaton
hall, Cheshire estate. England. Hie
wife aaya he was dismissed from the
duke's service because be drank.
f'HAHl.rft w. WtRRK* A COMPANY,
Hrldlii laTllatlMa aa(
dswolev— DMfctogtai Ar—is,
POWER CO. GRIPS SAGINAW.
City Mutt Dtal With Lighting Con
cern Flvt Year* More.
SAGINAW. Mich.. Aug. 22.—That
the city of Saginaw 1* tied up to Sag
inaw Power Cos., to furnlah street
light* for five year* more, and agreed
to such contract while It waa lighting
to have the company * franchise an
nulled and poles removed from the
streets. Is the gist of an opinion given
to the council by Watts S. Humphry,
who was employed to make a legal
Investigation of the lighting situation.
He held that every step taken by the
power Interests la legal and that the
city had better quit litigating.
Delegates To Grand Lodge Number
250—Sanitarium for Tuberculosis
Victims Is Planned.
The biennial convention of the su
preme court of the Foresters of Am
erica, opened In Harmonie hall, Tues
day morning, at 11 o’clock. There
were 260 delegates present from all
over the United States, besides 160
visitors, including the ladles.
Mayor Thompson welcomed the
visitors in his usual happy way.
Supreme Chief Ranger John F. Cos
grove, of Hartford, Conn., responded
to the mayor’s welcome. The remain
der of the morning was taksn up
with routine business.
The Foresters assembled here, rep
resenting 250,000 members of the or
ganization, will discuss two impor
tant propositions. The first is to es
tablish a sanitarium tor members of
the order who are victims of tuber
culosis, near Boulder, Col. The re-
HARRY U. MACE
He Is the preeeat uprm* •«b-ffcl»f
raaaer off the Foreetere ut Aairrtea
and popular candidate for eaprdiae
rhtef maser. His heaee Is la Phila
port of a committee which was ap
pointed two years ago to investigate
the matter will be heard, and, If
favorable, plana will be made at once
to begin work on the institution. The
Becond proposition la to found a pa
per which la to be the official organ
of the order, and which will be cir
culated free to members.
There will be practically no con
test for offices unless the murmuring*
of Insurgency that are heard among
come of tbe members develop inio
formidable opposition. Harry W.
Mace, of Philadelphia, is a popular
candidate for tbe office of supreme
chief ranger When Mr. Mace appear
ed on the platform, Tuesday morning,
he wag given a long and enthusiastic
ovation. The secretary and treasurer
will be re-elected.
The business sessions will be sup
plemented by pleasure trips about De
troit and vicinity. Tuesday evening
an Initiation of 200 members into the
Detroit lodges will be held on board
the steamer Ste. Claire. Following
the initiation an entertainment, which
promises 'a laugh every minute"
will be provided. Robert A. Rankin.
Charles N. Smith, Charles Watson.
Albert Mcßobbie, Oeorge Lelpseiger,
Mr.Jor John Sinclair, John Kelly, and
the Qualtlers. all well-known Fores
ter*, will participate In affording the
Wnlle the delegates are enjoying
themselves aboard ship, the ladles
will be entertained In the banquet
hall of Hotel Cadillac by an Informal
social given by the Detroit ladies.
The convention In 1913 will prob
ably go t.> Atlantic City and two yeare
from then to some city in California.
Atlantic City la the only town making
“a strong effort to land the next meet
WIND HAMPERS ATWOOD.
Aviator May Not Raaume Fight Un
BELLE ISLE. N. Y.. Aug. 21—A
strong gusty wind baffled Aviator
Harry N. Atwood’s hopes of an early
start on his flight from this village
to Albany today. He announced that
be would a alt until the wind died
out, which was not likely before even
Atwood has only 294 miles of his
total Journey to cover, having put
975 -miles between himself and the
Mound CUy. He Is confident that to
morrow will flndhlm In the metropo
jle.- Granted favorabtb* flying 'condi
tions, he hopes to make his record
from Albany to New York one that
will remain for a long time. Ife ex
neets to follow the Hudson river to
the Bronx and then will follow Broad
way. His great cross-country flight
Is programed to end at the old
Sheepshexd Bay racetrack.
Atwood’s total flying time to date
Is 21 hours. 58 minutes.
CHARMCS W. WAMRR A COMPANY,
ArraSa WtnSnw —Weak Mac*.
Prtatlao. Me fees ant
so fast bars. Tha plain, saet kind that
JONES SEEMS SURE
TO RENAMED NEW
HEIR OF MOOSE
Friend* Claim Hell Wlu By Over
whelmiug Majority In Tbit After*
noon’s Election—Opponent b It &
Lennon* Who Nominates Sell
Calm Follows Riotous Scenes Created
In Convention* Monday, By Lot '
That Arthur H. Jones, of
apoUs, present supreme vice-dictator j
of the Loyal Order of Mboso will bs
elected supreme dictator by as over-
whelming majority, Is a foregone con
clusion. His name was placed before
the convention, in the Detroit opera
house, Tuesday morning, by At Hi
Vestal, of Anderson, Ind., and was
received with cheers by the delegates.
His only opponent Is James J. Len
non, of Philadelphia, who
himself during the riotous session of
Monday afternoon. The election of
offleers Is scheduled to take pipes •
during the afternoon.
Nominations took up the entire
morning session which was quiet
orderly, in marked contrast to the
wild scenes that were enacted Mon
day, when tbs Los Angeles delegation
started filibustering tactics for the
purpose of delaying the procedlnga
that they might have an opportunity
to work up aentlment for William A.
Aldsrson, their candidate tor supremo
vice-dictator. They realised, Tuesday
morning, that they had made a mis
take and decided to let the convention
go on without further Interruption as
far aa they were concerned. Mr. Ald
erson waa nominated for the post in
question, but his chances for election
are regarded as very slim. It Is gen
erally conceded that Ralph W. B»
Donges, of Camden, N. J., win bo the
choice. F. W. McCullough, of Long!
Beach, Ala., Is another contender for
• Other nominations madet Tuesday
morning, were as follows:
For supreme prelate—Bdwtn p. KU*
roe, New York city; Walter A. Dorn,
of San Francisao; Timothy D. Phelps,
of Mobile, Ala.; Frank Hoffman,
New Orleans, and William John RyaS,
of Sacramento. .
,• For supreme saoeeni aSanas 8...
Crawford, Pittsburgh, present su
preme treasurer, no opposition.
For supreme eergeanta-t-arma—E.
L Well, New Orleans; Charles L.
Dennis, Bridgeport, Conn., and Harry
Praia, Linooln, Neb.
For trustee—'James B. Madlgan,
Connelsvllle, Pa.; Dr. Lester L. Roos.
New York xlty; James J. Finn, Jer
sey City, and Frank J. Kelly, Lincoln,
Fbr supreme councilman— DeLos
Rodgers, Louisville, and Maitland M.
The big fight will come on the elec
tion of the supreme prelate. There
are five candidates, as already indi
cated. Walter A. Dorn, of San Fran
cisco, is said to stand the beat chance
of winning. He ia popular and his
friends have been doing some active
campaigning for him.
E. L. Well, of New Orleans, la plug
ging bard for tbe office of sergeant**
arms, and looks a winner. He Is cir
culating circulars bearing his picture
and urging the delegates to give the
south representation In the supreme
While the excitement was at Its
height, Monday, the lights In the the
ater were suddenly turned out A
near panic ensued as the delegates
stampeded for the exits, and some of
them narrowly escaped Injury.
The Los Angeles Moose Intimate
that an effort will be made, later In
the convention, to change the rule
providing for the nomination of offi
cers on the opening day of the con
vention. It affords too great an op
portunity for putting through ' a
“framed up” slate, they say.
It Is stated on good authority that
tbe charges of fraud made by At
torney Frank E. Hippie, of New York,
against the present administration,
in an open letter, will not be con
sidered in this convention.
The charges grow out of the for*
felture of the charter of Now York
lodge, No 36. several months ago.
Wilson Dee Bush, chairman of the
press committee at the convention
and former secretary of the New
York lodge, said. Tuesday, that the
lodge had been broken up by the su
preme council on the petition of the
better element of the lodge, after
Its dictator. George H. King, had
been Indicted on a charge of attempt
ed extortion, the complaining witness
being a woman. According to Dee
Bush, King was elected dictator by
a fluke and was supported by a loir
element, which was using the elnb
rooms for a gambling dsn. The bel
ief element withdrew and formed
Manhattan lodge No. 18. of which Dee
Bush Is now dictator, The books ware
audited by the supreme officers and
found to be correct In every particu
lar, Dee Bush says. Several of the
largest lodges In the east, who are
familiar with all tbe circumstances,
have formally expressed their approv
al of the supreme council’s action in
t!i*> < &ju, of thr Now York lodge. an.l
there Is nothing further to be dona
the delegates assert.
To Re-Route Brush Cara
Aid. Harpfer, chairman at the coun
cil committee on franchises, wkflhs
t reduce % resolution in the council
Tuesday night, making a now mite
for the cars on Brush-at, reneatgr j
converted into s loop. The r**«i»»*
tlon will direct that the cars go tip
Hastings to Piquet te. oyer Pfoustin
to Russell sad thence beck totbj I
heart of the city, vis the Bruin. *
UMBRELLAS *' 11V”
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