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PROGRESSIVE DAILY TWELFTH YEAR, NO. 112. BATHTUB DEFENDANTS Fill IH USE STAND TO AVOID GOING TO TRIAL Judge Angell Promptly Over rules Claim That He Hasn’t Jurisdiction in Case E. L. WAYMAN ON STAND Man Credited With Engineering Formation of Trust Seems Unwilling Witness Tile taking of testimony In the case of the United Stutes government against the alleged buthtub trust be gan, Thursday morning, before Judge Alexis C. Angel), in the United States district court, after the Judge had overruled an objection from Robert B. Honeyman, of New York, chief coun sel for the defendants, to the effect that the local court had no jurisdiction ir the case, Inasmuch as the new fed eral Judiciary act, which went into effect Jan. 1, 1912, had altered tho limits of different judicial districts. Mr. Honeymau couteuded that Judge Angell's Jurisdiction didn't extend to Mt. Clemens, Mich., where the crime ol conspiracy charged against the de fendants is said to have been com mitted. Judge Angell said that, while .he overruled the objection, he would look into some phases of the question. Mr. Honeyman announced that the defense would reserve its opening ad dress to the jury until after the dl iect testimony of the prosecution la presented. Mr. Grosvenor, in continuing his opening address to the Jury for the '..overnment, Thursday morning, took up the thread where he left off, Wed nesday afternoon. He, first of all, asked the jurors to bear in mind the particular section of the Sherman anti-trust law under which the prose cution was begun. The text to re member was as follows, be said: “Kvery conspiracy In restraint of trade or commerce among the several states Is hereby declared to be illegal This section of the law was pointed cut to the jury with considerable em phasis by Mr. Groivenor, Wednesday afternoon. In the Thursday morning part of his address he told the Jurors of meetings the defendants are said to have held for the purpose of forming their alleged combination. Soon after a meeting in New York, March 29 and 30, 1910, in the new Astor met at the Colonial hotel, j Mt. tlemens, Mich., in the form of a committee, composed of the follow ing:/ Herman M. Hoelscher, secretary rr the ’Wolff Manufacturing Cos.; Franc I b T. Torrance, vice-president of the Standard Sanitary Manufacturing Cos.; Howard T. Gates, president and secretary of the McCrum-Howell Cos.; T R. Barnes presidenf"aud secretary af the Barnes Manufacturing Cos., and A H. Cline, Jr., president and secre tary of the United States Sanitary Manufacturing Cos. In this meeting the committee met Kdwin L. Way man. who is credited with having much to-do with the alleged consplr-. acy. it was In the Colonial hotel meet- I •ng that we allege the conspiracy was Continued on P«*<* Nine. COURT INCREASES BAIL FOR PROMOTER LEWIS ■ ■■ Kill for James N. oil well promoter, who was arrested, Tuesday night, on a telegram from the Sun Francisco police, stating that he was wanted for embezzling $1,200 rrom the Palace hotel, in that city, was in creased by Justice Jeffries, Thursday, from SSOO in one surety, to SI,OOO in iwo sureites, and Lewis is held in Jail, pending the arrival of San Fran cisco officers. A second telegram which arrived. Thursday morning, caused the change In the viewpoint of the Judge. The first telegram, and a statement by Lewis, made the case appear to be a simple one of jumping a hotel bill. The second telegram stated that he um wawted-ftrr fpfnTTV. In connection wfih the passing of some worthless commercial paper. It stated that he is under indictment, and that it Is expected that extradition papers will be granted when the rase is laid be tore the Michigan governor. INVESTIGATE DEATH OF HOI,D I P VICTIM Coroner Burgess and the police are investigating the death, in St. Mary’s hospital. Thursday morning, of Israel Harding, 64 years old,,who roomed at \o. 2»>2 f)ix ave.. and whose -death was the indirect result of a of Harding w»il struck 'orir. the eye with a 'billy” or slung shot, Jan. 25, and the eye was terribly swollen, but the wound was not thought danger ous. H It became sfendily worse, and on Feb. 2. he was removed to St. Marv’s hospital, where It was found that erysipelas had developed. He died. Thursday morning: COAL SHORTAGE FORCES SI GAR FACTORY TO ( LOSE LANSING. Mich. Feb t Tbs T.anslng branch of the Ow'osso Sugar company was forced to close. Tues day. bedtime of coal shortage and will not be In operation again before Sat urday. Manager George Wall receiv ed word lhat a supply of coal was «it route from Toledo and he expects, unless something unforseeti happens, to esume operations. Saturday morn ing. A representative of the local fac tory was «ent to Toledo and Up report ed that there, werii hundreds trt uu* of coal lr the Toledo yards, but claims rhn* It is not being moved owing to -he inadequate shipping facilities pro aided by the railroad companies The temporary suspension of operations at ;he local far ton means a consider «h!e loss as the concern was operat ing ut its fullest capacity. TOONG GIRL DISAPPEARS WITH PARENT'S MONEY ELOPEMENT IS SCENTED Rosie Meyers, 14 Years Old, Be- Lieved To Have Gone To Chicago With Sweetheart CASHES CHECKS IN BANK Girl Seen With Charles Diehl Soon After Leaving Home —Police Search For Pair Police olilcers of two cities, Detroit and Chicago, are searching for Rosie Meyers, aged 14. of No. BSG Michigan uve., and Charles Diehl, aged 18, who are supposed to have eloped, Wednes day night. The local policy have received in- I formation that the couple were seen | together, Wednesday afternoon, and •he supposition is that they-eloped to ; Chicago, w here Diehl has a sister. Just before her disappearance, the Meyers girl went to the Home Savings bank branch at Michlgan-ave. and Kighteenth-st., and cashed checks amounting to sl3*i for her father Joseph Meyers, who runs a saloon known as the Backing /louse case at No. 88f» Mlchigan-ave. The presump tion Is that she turned the money ‘over to young Diehl, for the latter, ac cording to gossip current in the neighborhood, visited several stores in this section early in the evening, making numerous purchases and flashing a big roll of bills. He is also reported to have told some of his friends that he was going to Chicago. Patrolman John gchloud, whose heat is on Michlgan-ave., between Hum boldt-ave. ami the Boulevard, saw Diehl and the Meyers girl, both of whom he knows well, talking in front of the Star theater, midway between tiie Meyers saloon and the hank, about 1 o’clock In the afternoon. It Is sup posed that the girl was then on her way to the bank, for she had a number of pai»ers In her hand that looked like checks. Dleh! was employed bv Michael Rocco, a produce merchant on the we*tern market, directly in the rear of the Homo hank branch. Rocco knew Urn girl well and says she call- • od there frequently to see the young man. All three had their picture tak- j on in front of the place at Christmas time, and Rocco had one of them in his possession until a few days ago. 1 He suspects that the girl, unbeknown to him. took it away. The pureiua of the girt evidently ! knew' of the attachment between their daughter and young Diehl, though ryjithor of them will discuss tiie matter now. It was learned how ever. that Mrs. Meyers recently ran across a number of the post card pic-, rules, which Diehl had burned over to the girl, and destroyed them. For several weeks pasi, Diehl has been talking about goink to Chicago. In the anloons of the neighborhood. ' where I.h spent considerable time, he talked ot scarcely nothing else. Diehl and Miss Meyers were frequent visitors r<> tin Ftnr theater, and Mias Meyers - had an ambition to go on the stage. “She would have gone on here if we had encouraged her,” said an em ploye of the playhouse. Although only 14 years old. Miss Meyers would pass for a girl of 18 or 20. She is a brunette and is of rather stout build. The couple would have no difficulty In securing a marriage, license. i The Detroit police think there is a possibility .that the young people are still in Detroit and Detectives Schlunt and Horrigan, of the Vinewood sta- . lion, are making a careful inquiry-. | Diehl formerly boarded at No. 88 Humboldt ave., but left there about, lour weeks ago. Os late he Is sap- ! posed to have been stopping with his brother at No. 1470 Twenty-flfth-st. WOMAN SHOPLIFTER DRAWS TIRE Os FIFTY DOLLARS Mrs. Nora M. Weng and Daugh ter Did Thriving Business in Downtown Stores *' Mrs. Nora M. Weng. of No. 622 llelen-ave.. who i» allaged to have connived with her 14-year-old daugh ter, A bigi.il. in extensive thievery from down-town stores, was convictel in Justice Jeffries’ court, Thursday noon, and whs fined S6O, with the alternative of serving 30 days in the House of Correction. Mis. Weng irfuM’U to take the Ftanl ip her nwn defense. —— When sentence was passed oh her, she grew white to the lips, then flush ed a deep scarlet. Then she recover ed her composure, and the defiant air she has worn since her arrest. 'Til say nothing io any bod bout what I intend to do,” she remarked, when asked whether she intended to reside af hbrae or in the House of Correction for the next 30 days. The extent of the woman's thefts — w ith the aid of her light-fingered little daughter, whose operations she_dl reeled In the different stores h.i* been found to be greaier than at first thought. Complaint of Hudson & Syming ton's store, that a woman and little girl were suspected of the theft of goods from that plarH led to another search of Mrs. Weng's handsome home, ami two stolen rugs, and a stolen hat were found by Detective High. \\l(r-lt«t*r Fined ».%«. * John H, Schultz, i .in'. Ii lml——“**— saultlng " bis wlf«- by dragging her around the house by the hair, wa* sent to the workhouse for so days, In de fault of a 166 fine, by Justice Jeffries, Thursday. wicttifii* rosTti WASHINGTON. Feb." V President Taft today nominated Tlt< hard 1,. i»won Ito bv postmaster at Ypsiluuti, Mich. gjetroii ®ittues ROME ROLE OPPONENTS JEER CHURCHILL AS HE TAINS IR BELFAST British Statesman Makes Ad dress in Public Park Despite Violent Demonstrations HE IS HUNG UP IN EFFIGY Cabinet Member Maintains Air of Apparent Unconcern as Enemies Hurl Epithets BELFAST, Feb. 8. —“Home rule day in Belfast,” for which the government hud made the strongest preparations in anticipation of serluse riot and bloodshed, proved tamer than many a 12th of July in recent years. Wins ton Churchill, first lord of the odmlraTly, and mouthpiece of the Lib eral government, dehed the Orange leaders in Ulster and made his long heralded speech explaining why the Asquith ministry favors granting po iC JA autonomy to Ireland. Churchill was hooted and hissed as he passed to and from the National ist park where he delivered the ad dress; he was hanged in effigy from wires suspended across a dozen thor oughfares, but at no time was he in timidated. Ulster did not fight. The Unionist leaders had been awed by the display of force—the Cheshire regiment; King's Own Scottish Borders, Scots Fusileers and Highland Light infan try, 200 mounted dragoons, and 1,000 Royal Irish constabulary—and their Influence was used to prevent noting. The removal of the place of the meet ing from Royal Uhl tor hull, for years the headquarters of the Unionists and considered sacred by them, to Celtic oaik toot I,all grounds, in the middle of tiie Catholic section of the city also made for peace and there was little for the soldiers under Col. Count Glelchen, the king’s cousin, to do in preserving order. The constabulary and the regular Belfast police, however, had their hands full, as thousands of Orange men and their sympathizers, dock, shipyard and mill workers, continual ly paraded the streets earryieg ban ners on which opprobrious epithets were Inscribed. They blocked tho route of the cabinet spokesman to and from tho park, and told Churchill in iervid language Just what they thought of him and the home rule plan n general. Their jeers jind booing was terrific, but they contented them selves with this method of express ing disapproval and gave w|y before the police every time the latter fbarred to open the way for tho au tomobiles. That Churchill was impressed with the demonstration was indicted when Coutlaurd uu I’flUf Nlnr. WOULD PUT BAN ON LAND SHARKS IN STATE LANSING, Mich" Feb. B.—At the «lading session of the Michigan avsu < intion of supervisors a resolution was adopted asking the legislature to invest in county boards of supervisors power to accept or reject land plan, which power has heretofore been In the hands of township boards. This action followed a talk by Deputy State Land Commissioner Glenn Munshaw, who declared that every day the department receives letters from men or concerns wanting to buy thousands of acres of prac tically worthless Michigan laud and want to get It cheap or not at all. He said that most of these probably come from unscrupulous land dealers who would plat the same, making ten or 12 lots to the acre, afterwards sell ing them for exhorbitant prices to city folks. Munshaw suggested that tho state sell on the contract plan direct ly to homeseekers. DISHONEST DOMESTIC DRAWS PRISON TERM --4 h unite of her earnest pienn—foe mercy, and her promises to get out of town if she were released. Hermiim Geltz, former domestic in the home of Mrs. I* A. Parsons, No. 778 Second ave„ was sent to the House of Correc tion for 9ii days, without the option of a fine, for obtaining groceries tinder false pretenses from the J. L. Hudson Cos. The fact that butter and eggs were principal items of the grocery bill which Miss Geltz had charged to her former mistress, probably had some bearing on the viewpoint of Justice Jeffries. Theft of solid gold bars from express companies has nothing on tho larceny ot butter and eggs in theso days of the produce trust. Miss Geltz ordered a " btlT Os gn»- rrrtes and hnd them charged to Parsons. The clerks had received warning, and notified the police. ROW IS RAGING IN ST. JOE POSTOFFICE HT JOSEPH, Mlcli„ Feb. B.—lt is reported that posi master W. !>. Hol tand, of this city, has been asked to itslgn from the service. He has left for Washington. Deputy Postmaster Wm McCracken went out of office two weeks ago on the ground that there was too much help. The affairs of the Ht. Joe office have been In a tangle for some time be cause of the row bet ween, the post; master and hts deputy. The lattei when he was ousted charged political intrigue. Holland refused to make a >ment on theg rounds il vu tin wish of the department that nothing be said Congressman Hamilton interfered In A hn mu. in luiptui of saving McC-raokaa,. but failed to hold him his Job. Wan struck by far. Frank Kutqjlnakl. 3» \j>ars old. No. ”.!*a Lynian-pl., whs run down by a tti.kcv car at Gratiot and Ch«‘lic-stS.r Thursday rooming, sustaining h frac ture of the right arm H«- win re moved !•* his home In a polity? unibu lane*. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1912. Where Churchill Braved bury of Home Rule Foes >s»a <5? jnr ~ _ CS *"l Two some* In llelfaat, Ireland, where Winston .Spencer Churchill Braved thr fnrj of the opponents and spoke la fa tor of home rule, tin the left la I untie place. In lllgb-st. On the right la Albert Memorial square, aborting the memurlala to Queen Victoria** hualtand. Note the double-deehed, home-drawn “trains" nr street rars, a familiar sight nil over the llrltlah Isles. MERCURY STARTSO» FRESH TRIP TO THE ZERO MARK Due To Arrive Thursday Night —Peach Buds Are in No Danger Buckle up your girth, Mr. House holder, and continue to shovel coal. Boreas likes the company of the citizens of Detroit so well that he ex pects to prolong his visit indefinitely. His stay in our midst will send the temperature down to zero, Thursday t-veniug, ami perhaps below it, accord ing to Assistant Weather Forecaster Thompson. "Clear and cold all around us, with one of the loveliest winter nights on record, Wednesday evening and pros pects of another Thursday, but with zero temperature Instead of five above as jasi night,” cheerily chirped Mr. Thompson. Thursday noon “This is just grand winter . weather, fine for rteigli-riding, skating, snow-shoeing and skiing. Oh. yes, maybe a little tough on the man who pays the coal bills, but then plenty of walking and exercise and breathing in this crisp cold air lessens the doctor's visits, if it dots not put him to rout alto gether. Might better fill the coal bln and likewise the furnace than the •emetcry,” declared this weather philosopher, who always keeps happy whether the naughty little mwrcuiy building records ten below or 10U in the shade. “Tke cold weather is universal.” said Mr. Thompson. "Thero was frost hist night in New Orleans and Jack sonville, and a heavy frobt in' Tampa. Up here in Michigan. I sec some ot the wseacres Hre beginning to start the annual midwinter scare of frozen pea ;h buds, etc.’ It doesn't take much of a farmer or horticulturist to find ihe place to laugh, there. Asa mat ter of fact’, the snowfall has been so heavy that throughout the Michigan fruit belt the orchards are thoroughly protected by a heavy blanket and with this thick snow covering, it would bo impossible for even ihe low. est temperatures we have had this winter to affect the trees or bushes. There is danger to fruit trees only when snow is light and temperatures low. I expect to be eating my usual allowance of peaches this season Just the same as ever.” \ CTO \rr i nKN*r~.y icmi SAYS HE WAS ROBBED The police are investigating the al leged robbery of Sieve Monkoskl, oi No. 252 Canfleld-ave. east, run down at Jefferson and Joseph Ca:opau-avcs., Monday, by an automobile owned by C. W. Baird. Monkoskl, who is still m St. Mary's hospital, in a serious condition, bad tw'o weeks' pay, amounting to |2.>.4C, in a- pay en velope when .he was struck by the auto, thrown under' a passing street car. and rendered unconscious. Some friends who visited him at the hospital found that the pay en velope was still in his pocket, but the money was missing waft taken to tho honpiial hv n tester for the Chalmers Motor Car Cos. OFFICER EJECTS JENNEY FROM BANK AT LENNON CORUNNA. Mich., Feb. B.—A com mittee of depositors held a meeting with sh Deft Jcnney regarding-44*e tnr.gled affairs of ills private bank there today, but no compromise Was reached. Jcnney was ejwted from the bank by an iipder-sheriff. Tlfe deposits are beTITJ? TfivenTorTed again., IHL WEATHER For Detroit unit «lrlnlf»i Thursday dll-lit unit Friday, fair "nil colds lowest temperature toolghl nknnt sero| lluht to Moderate w»*trrly «lnd«. For l.onrr Michigan i (Generally fair ■ oil continued cold tonight and Fridays Moderate n«rthwi>«t winds. Toll rtS TI-:UPKR %TI HEY, and a. ni a It* a. ni «« ' 7 a. in a Its. m in ■Hn. m. —HI anna ~ ib II a. m t Ip. m lit Oar >ear a*o todays lllgheaf tem perature. :a» lowest, 22s mens. 27s portly dowdy weather with treee of lion. r / ’t he snn will set fodn» at I i.'tt p. m. Mn d rise Frida* nt tfs.Ttl a. m. 'the moon **lli rise foalsht af 11 iM. for C 8 and Foreign t’atent* go ta i Barths! * Barthal. ST W. Congrass-st ‘FOUR-FLUSHER’ AID ‘LIAR’ TERMS BANDIED ABOUT IN ' SHFPRERD-RUHRER ROW *• Prosecutor and Auditor Have Hot Clash Over Bills Former Presents “GO TO HELL,” SAYS HUGH Declines To Produce Society “Blue Book” Paid For With County’s Money "I'll see that the taxpayers of Wavnc county do not pay for auy more of Hugh Shepherd's four-flush ing raids among the dance halls,” hotly declared County Auditor ftlibrer, Thursday morning, after a clash with the prosecutor, which made the first row between these two, which occur red several weeks ago, look like a pink tea. Thursday’s elasih took place in a meeting of the board of county audi tors, < jtiled to consider the payment ei several hills. Among these was one for S6O, presented by Mason L. Brown for surveying; one for $6 for tho purchase of a society “Blue book ", for the uce of the prosecutor, and an other for S4O for new book chshh In Mr. Shepherd’s office. Al! of these bills were contracted by Shepherd Without consulting the board. Mr. Buhrer objected to the size of Mr. Brown’s account, and said that tho work should h«ve been done by the country surveyor, who works for Si per day. Mr. Shepherd replied that the county surveyor wus never in con dition lo do proper work, and his testimony could not be relied on in case lie were called as a witness. This started the* row, and one word load ing to another, the lie was passed, and both men were told lo go to a region where tin* climate-ls somewhat warmer than Detroit has been having for several weeks. | Then carve the item of the blue book, and this only added fuel to ilu> tlaines. “I cannot see what nse the mjdsecu tnr can have tor a hlgh-tone>risociety text book in a law office.” Jnr. Buhrer declared sarcastically. ./ _ *’ir"b 1 utj.. ofm.r'fooni, 0 flic * prose cutor explained. “I want, it to look up the names and officers of clubs and societies. It. Is 1 merely on ad dition to the Htv directory.” After another flash between Mr. Buhrer and Mr. Shepherd tho latter withdrew' from the meeting. Following the prosecutor’s with rirawal Mr. Buhrer expressed a desire t see the blue book, ifld he sept Wil Ram Greenclerk In the auditors' ( dice, to getVfi Green called at the prosecutor’s infice and made known Mr. Buhrer'sjEequest. “You can d’ell Mr. Buhrer for me that he can go to hell,” was the mes sage Mr. Green says he received, aud Im ho reported to Mr. Buhrer. —“Fi'uin now run I will nnike II a , fuiiuL to see t hat— tlui —taxi-cab—hills presented hr Hhepherd ar*» incurred on county bus'noss. and whether th** taxpayers’ money Is being spent on his four-flushing raids among the dance halls,” Buhrer declared after tie meeting. ‘ I’ll find out whether he Is taking these trips at tho- county’s .*♦, i|tHk+- hiwieeli with »hc church people, and at the same time patting the dance hall proprietors on the back and telling them they are all right. LII make him. abanduu that Dr Jeksll-HydcTTole and pull off hl< ma k. i'll shon him up for lust what ). r jg iil make him snow his hand." Asked for his version of the row. Fhepherd declared there had been no trouble of .any kind, no friction at all. knrl that the me ding had beep quiet ,»nd peaceable. • If anyone tells you that there was a row between me and Buhrer he is a carnned diav,” declared Mr. Shepherd acsltlvelv. Several persons who witnessed the _ymm-aiw| h«a»*t-4J>o.name** hofl«*4 >»♦♦♦*** rmd fourth contradict Mr. Shepherd I flatly. > l\ *»F.«.**|MV I MoMlli' Mlcfi.. I’H.r *. Tiie south' «rti convocation of the P.piscop t! | church con'vene 1 I er«* this morning w-ttli a Isrir-' ntinih* r of delegetes. tlfshcp Williams, of l*etrolt, und R«v. hp.o Oiinm.ll of Toledo, delivered ad | drSaaas. EMMA [AMES ILL; CONCERT POSTPONED UNTIL MARCH Singer Who Was To Have Ap peared With Husband, Friday Evening, Has-Severe Cold Mine. Emma Fames Ik 111 In Buffalo, suffering from a severe cold, and will be unable to appear In Detroit, in the Light Guard armory, Friday evening, according to a dispatch received, Thursday noon, by Local Manager Collver, but will fulfill the engagement, Friday evening, March 8. Mme. Eames was compelled to cancel her concert, Wednesday even ing, In Buffulo. There had been a large sale of tick ets for the recital to be given In this city by the famous operatic song-bird and her husband, Emilio do Gogorxa, and everything pointed to as large and brilliant an audience as that ac corded the Boston Symphony orches tra, Siftimlay evening. Mr. Collver announces that persons holding tick ets for the Karnes concert, Friday evening, may use them March 8. or It preferred, the money will be refunded in the box office, In flrlnnell’s. The Karnes do Gogorza concert hnd been looked forward to by local mu sic-lovers as one of the blg*>vents ot the season-and the disappointment oc casioned by the postponement will no doubt be great. Mme. Karnes’ man ager assured Mr. Collver. over the loug-distam e ’phone, that the singer’s throat affection was such us would yield readily to rest and treatment, and that she will resume her concert tour the first of the week. Friday, March 8, was the earliest dnte avail able for the fulfillment of the Detroit engagement. GUTMAN ASKS FOR ITEMS r IN A. B. DU FONT'S Bill Says Mayor Has Promised To ! Furnish Details—ss,ooo Is Considered Too High Aid. William Gutman, chairman of the council committee oti claims an I [account*, 4»a» -eeked Mtcvrrr Thompson to itemize the $5,00P Mil recently sub -1 ndttcd to the council by A. H. duPon* through the mayor, for service* rend icrctl In connection with the "Haiti*- I inent that failed," and his honor lias ! promised to comply with the request “The first 1 Know of duPont i>eln* tetained Wuh when the mayor called lit* into his office just before ha an il on need his settlement plan in the newspapers.” Raid AM. Gutman. "Wo v ere given to understand that duPont was hired to hel|> Mr. Hally draft the ordinance. If that Is the case, <t looks as though *hc price naked Is pretty Meh. However, the mayor has prom ised to idve os an itemized hill, and ; when that Is forthcoming we'll be | nMo to fUaengM tha mitlfli I ." PRAISE TIMES’ POT/ICY ON LIQUOR QUESTION COLDWATEH, Mich., Feb. K.—The k local option reaubmisslon campaign was opened last night with a big ban quel of business men in l lie 3k C. A. gymnasium. The speakers were .1. F. Field, of Jackson; F. A. Kulp, of Hattie Creek, and Grant Hudson, of (»;a lid KapldS. The Detroit Times came in for splendid rnmmrndation for its stand , on the liquor question, i it Is predicted Branch county will stay dry DON’T WANT POLISH S( HOOLS ENLARGED in *i “urtday morning's session of | the PoTTsh priests' convention. In the Hotel radillac, It was decided to es -Ul.lUh -a- national—mm lety- -ot- IVliah priests, the principal object of which will be to opimse any attempt to secu larize the Polish parochial schools or undermine the authority of' the papal Iff, M wan also derided to estab lish a national Polish Cathojie news | paper, to be issued daily. | Jot. Print In* OI«ht. Th»#« Prlatlss C« M IS Jona 11-it LAST EDITION ONE CENT# 2 ROOSEVELT ASSURES 9 PROGRESSIVES HE WILL I SUL IN FIGHT WITH THEM "I Don't Believe My Bitterail Enemy Will Say I Am a Quit- | ter,” He Telia Editor tfl WILL NOT DESERT CAUSB j Great Significance Attaches Tol Statement in View of Boom ? Being Waged For Him NEW YORK. Feb. 8.—“I don’t be- j ilevo that even my bitterest eneagM will say I was ever a deserter. You. can b ay to the that I 1 will not desert the cause and tb«jf9 will find me fighting side by side with! them to the finish.” This was the statement sent to th«J progressives of the nation today byl <’ol. Jtoooevelt through Alexander P.l Moore, editor of the Pittsburgh Lead- * This statement by the colonel ie the * announcement forecast in the United] Press dispatches yesterday, giving the $ progressive leaders a basis for their] Roosevelt campaign. After a pro-1 traded interview with Col. Roosevelt, 7 Moore issued the following: I called on Col. Roosevelt this " morning. I did not ask him whether he would be a candidate for president, either active or receptive. I told him that the progressives of this country? have determined to make a fight for delegates to the Republican national convention; that he started the pro gressive movement in this country’ and that the great army of progreS-j slves were his followers today. I < told him that in some places wherat we had progressive delegatee, found that certain banks which were controlled by the money trust, had told these men that they must not! run In the Interest of Roosevelt or any cither progressive candidate. “If they wanted to run they moat run for Taft. The prospective dele -1 gates were men who owed money U» the banks. I told him the scheme of the Politicians ami the money trus£ was to have interviews with business men sent broadcast over the counfartpj iln behalf of the present udininistrefl Hon. Tiiese business men would bel influenced to give out these inter views because they owed money U>j the banks; or. in other words they. would be practicnlly forced to do it.*H After outlining the situation to Roosevelt he issued the statement to the effect that he would not desert progressive principles. • LaFo/iette to Fight If Policies Are In Peril By GILSON GARDNER. WASHINGTON, Feb. 8— Senator Robert M. I-aFollette has been sac rificed to the progressive cause, lie led the first charge. He took ‘ command of a forlorn hope. He had been fighting the people s fight in the senate until his health was wrecked. 1-ast summer when others rested he w ent under the surgeon s knife in or der that he might be restored in time to renew the struggle. LaFollette has done a dozen men’s work. The great problems of pro gress ho lias studied night and day and has led the struggle against big bmdnes* In congress. Now his doctor tells him be must rest and over his prostrate form the progressive cohorts will march for ward. through tho breach In the wall made by ‘ Fighting Bob.” LaFollette s fight has practically made impossible the renomination of I Tart and it is no<v up to Roosevelt j make good and shoty that LaFollette did not fight in vaiu. I-aFoliette uudertook tho leader ship of the progressive movement when no one else would voluuteer. He undertook it feeling that he would leadership. Tht* opposition to the re actionary administration needed voice and embodiment. Ho betaine a can didate as a protest against the Taft record and as u rallying point for prngtesKlvlsro. His candidacy was at once justified. Within three months the entire west had rallied to his staudard aud he had begun serious inroads in Ohio, nnij the srnndpat states of the east. Then arose a sudden and mysteri ous demand for Roosevelt. It was the voice of tlie near progressive and t'OßUnunl on Pair Nine. ARRESTS IN DYNAMITE SATU RDAY INDIANAPOLIS. Ind.. JY**rr 8.~ Statements' toUsy from nffi< eiWof the rnat lynal mm> V’V|fc vln 4 I I heir hcaduuarterhsjiere IndtrltF'that I t.b cone erf ed cflortwdUl be made to I raise a defense fund foAthe two scoro Individuals indicted by the federal government in connection with the . dynamiting conspiracy.—All | the unions here aided in the col Mm i tlon of the $225.1)00 McNamara tie j letise fund. The International Association of t'BrTdce and Structural Iron Worker*? which .? .i McNamara was seer*- TTaFy treasurer, ha* a defense fund of approximately $35,000. It is for the t:tc of members of the organization iin legal proceedings. Several copies of indictments, ac companied by capiases were sent out I by the government officials today. It i expected that the final conies will be in the mail by Friday nignt. As •non a* Federal District Attorney Mil ler here is notified that all the roptea have arrived at their destination, the arreVta wTITTie ordered. WnWi off Willi Wwtl WSMO*. CHICAGO, reh - \ man wntke-l •into a Jewelry *tore h»*re veMe*d»y,-i 2 i't< k»’il up two sample rase* full ot ' tewelrv. walked out and liaa not been 'round by the police. In the **•«• wera i lew. Le worth 120.550 owned by a New Vork firm They had been ***** ** I the store by C A. Holbrook, a s*»ee- Iman.