beet; eeived from o em.
but the manager of the T elt bimw
claimed his slaport.
Ih aomeatloo wi th Ake statemeat the
Roosevelt bhedquartelr ve outt to
,igut coples of ~telermme from ov
noes boper eýsa Oedta Governor
Oddie sent two telegaeseil
"In reply to a telesrwam treom enseor
Dlxoa.aeklnglmeto define my,poeltion, I
rwise hlm,on isbamary fl, at follows:
'In conversatlin ,wli Presi.det aeft
lest fall at that time ºelth no eatiol.
pation that Golonel Roosevelt would
enter the fight for preeldent I as
sured Preeident Taft that I thought
thle republicanm of Nevada were for
his rteomlnatlon and that I personal
ly was for him. I ogasider that the
announcement of Colonel Roosevelt's
candidacy has absolutely changed the
situation. I was selected upon a pro
grosslve 'platform In state matters and
I have been waging the best fight I
knew how to effect beneficial laws it
our state government that will aid our
material and moral progress and
awakening. With Colonel Roosevelt as
the republican nominee I am con
vinced that the policies I am striving
to attain here will be better under
stood by the people of this state, that
Nevada will again, as In 1904, be put
nationally in the republican colum and
a legislature elected which will sup
port my administration.
'TABER L. ODDIO,
"Governor of Nevada.'
Carson Klty, 'Nov., March 8.
"National Roosevelt committee,
TWashington, D. C.: Will be highly
ileased to have my name added as
mnember of committee from my state
supporting Colonel Roosevelt for the
presidential nominatlon.-Tasker L.
Oddle, governor of Nevada,"
Governor Hooper's telegram follows:
"Nashville, Tenn. You are correct
In assuming that my policy is 'Hands
oft' In the contest for delegates from
T'ennessee to the republican national
convention, which has been my posi
tion from the outset and I will adhere
to iit If I am to head the state ticket,
as now seems probable. I owe it to
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ALSO RUNS DOWN.
(Prom Judge's Library).
A certain father was advising his
son, who was wayward, to settle down
and be like the clock that plods stead
ily along. The son, however. in
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A: d RU 'Ni:I=.'.II .". :- -.
he etrite eto of epason
SIsttw.et ant toeo a. wM l fino i l
t tontlnge funlits ase ing he"i1 !I
418 to sacelerate the Increase of %
Statiway Bu insssoolseettd
official fltures supports ,this st rt nie
in its bulletin No. 10, just issued, .
titlid, "Dutr of ther Railiis sa bto
Proildted at They Be quatipped to
the interstate commerae cohimissiou
In 19609 aid: "The inedeqtey of
transportation facilities is little les
than alarming," As early as the fli6al
year 1910 the previous high meark in
ton miles, 800,000,000,Oo, had been
assyed and t56,000,000,000 reached. Yet
if'trsattl shall continue to increase aso
proxihately as In the past and ooo-.*
motive, car and track facilities shall b
provided at the same rate as from 190t
to 191, the year 1915 will see a tonnage
vastly beyond the capacity of the car
riers to handle it.
The requirements for 1913 over 1910
Ia added locomotive power would be
equivalent to 18,628 locomotives, the
actual increase at current rate 6,807
locomnotives; freight cars, requirements
586,529, actual increase 255,215; passen
ger-train cars, requirements 9,889, ac
tual increase 5,557. Tle rate at which
main and yard track has increased has
steadily declined, having averaged less
miles per annum 1904-1910 than 1901
1905, and still less 1907-1910.
Car Surplus Meager.
The car shortage and surplus reports
as of January 17, 1012, show an aggre
gate surplus of 102,479, aggregate short
age 12,1;4. or a net surplus of 90,896,
equivalent to only 4 per cent in ton
nage, it is declared, 'would convert the
net surplus into a not shortige.
. "If the shippers," says President
George A. Post, "are to have railway
facilities commensurate with the tabu
lone increase of tonnage for which they
are demanding transportation, there
must be expended during the half
decade 1911-1916, over 88,500,000,000 for
additions and $5,000,000,000 to maintain
the plant as it existed at the end of
The $8,500,000,000 for additions are
shown In a table giving cost of the re
quired quantity of new locomotives,
cars, track, terminal facilities, increase
in taxes and return on new capital.
This money which the railways will
have to spend 1911-1915 which they did
not spend In any previous year.
Other Vast Outlays.
"These figures say nothing," the
iulletin says, "of the return on se
euritle* ne.es-i'y.tlfcaitatl Indreases
in the amounts adequate to provide the
facilities required; or of the vast ex
penditures made necessary by elimina
tion of grade crossings, or statutes,
both state and federal, increasing op.
erating expenses, such as those deal
Ing with hours of labor, siue of cars,
accident compensation and costly ~s
vices for promoting safety." Labor
cost per unit of railway service has
increased. The number of traffic
units (passengers carried one mile and
tons of freight carried one mile) per
$1 of compensation paid to railway
employes fell 17.6 per cent 1900 to 1910.
It is estimated that three or four bills
relating to safety nwi vigorously
urged upon congress will, ift passed,
involve the expenditure within the
next three or four years of about
The $5,000,000,000 for maintenance is
found by assuming that thle ncrease
in the cost of maintaining equipment,
way and structures 1906-1910 over
1901-1905, will be at the same rate, 41.1
per cent for 1011-1915.
r Must 8ell eeouritlesl
''",ere are," President Post ob.
serves, "only two ways In which rall
ways can secure the money they ought
to spend in the public interest. They
must earn It or raise it by sale of new
securitles. Of course they cannot
spend $8,500,0b0,000 in five years and
take it out of earnings."
It is shown that In the fiscal year
1910, a more active year In business
than 1909, the not new securities Is
sued to the public were $400,000.000
less than in 1909, and if fthe amount
Issued In 1910, about $461,000,000, were
to be Issued annually for five years
ending 1915, the total amount issued
would fall $1,950,000,000 short of the
amoubts estimated eS necessary to be
spent for the Items alone of additions
to locomotives, cars, track, terrlinal
facllties, taxes and return at current
rates on the securities thus Issued.
"It will require the sale of new
securitelw to at amount muny thunderd
millione greter per annum than Il the
Immedite pust to obtain the neoessary
suom not avielable hrom loiome. In
cider -o attraot purchasers and to
ustify Incurring the obllgation to pay
a return on such neww capital, the ,"dl
ways must be reasonably assured itat
freight rates will not be further re
"The publio ee s ow cakeq control
of the sat W6th the public the do.
leion reaoe whether the rates shall
or shall not be adequate to enable the
rwalroads to meet the neoersstles of the
shippers. P.ilure to provide the
fic-lltles Minlch will be needed to artry
the mtraffl must be laMk at 'the door of
"The public should make known to
te rvate clearly and forcibly that
rtlway extension and not railway re
1et$tloo will be the ytedstlei by which
th wl anod uuetulnsme will be
"Pteafslons of a willingness to urant
the esrlers WeJiquate revenues, while
'aIdoitm, as an evidence of public
fillenli4atp, are onl of prsatialJ value
wla Ralit rete-regulating
iwbulsa ,,wN , i sald weuk it. Into
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N UINY iS OVER
IN CHINA'S CAPITAL
(Continued From Page One.)
various parts of the city, The sol
oiers broke into the Pel Yang mint,
which was set on fire. Machinery to
the value of many thousands of dol
lars wa destroyed. The looters en
tered the sliver stores, wrenching off
Iron shutters and even making hToles
in the walls. The omint was looted of
everything portable and the ground
was strewn with empty cartridges.
The German. onsul dispatched a
guard to protect German residents in
the city, cpmposed chiefly of the en
gineering staff of the Tlen Tsin Hu
Kow railway. A German doctor named
lchreeter, who entesredthe city to as
gslt German friends, was shot dead by
looting soldiers. 'Foreigners generally,
however, were not molested. A com
pany of the Somerael regiment was
-ent from the British station at mid.
night to protept hnglish interests.
The damage done cannot now be es
timated. The olyt ii quiet, although
hundreds of' arts ladened with house.
hold belongings and loot were leving
for other Parti. PFurlr .dieturbances
are expeote4, ,
The gentry (14ofiatl of the na
e olty .imt; thintqsonltg and con
fessed thtel . aQpe with the
pJtu sn .t.the a-.
! AA ~ lt ii
Ipthetle, considered that a meeting of
the consular Ibody to dlsculs the mat
ter wax nece .taNry. Thllu ImiI' t|II t wVhn
held this afternoon and till the con
suli attended. It was unalnimously de
clded that the question Wan not pollt
hlal, but mlcrlvy one of pwollcinl, anll,
in coisequlencu they referred the ques
tion to the military commanders to
takel whatever steps they conlidered
The question of what lction nhad
better be taken was somewhat comph.l
cated by the reported threat of the old
style troops, stationed near Tlen Tain,
to pillage the foreign concesilons to
night. The foreign forces are already
severely depleted by thie dispatch of
drafts of British, (lerman, Frenclh and
American troops to Peking,
The total foreign forces now avail
able (hero sare, roughly speaking, 700
Brltlsh, chiefly of the Indian regiment,
500 Japanese, 300 1rench, 170 Russians
and Germans and 30 Americans. It Is
believed It would require a mnininum of
1,600 men to police the city effectively.
Numerous executions took place in' the
city today, but the authorities virtually
are powerless, as they cannot rely on
the loyalty of the troops nor of the
police and have no means to prevent
Dr. Sen is Worried.
Nanklng, March 3.-Dr. Bun Yat Ben
is greatly disturbed over the news
from the north. He says the Nanklng
government is prepared to accept the
"I have absolute confidence and good
faith in Yuan Bhi c1ai," said the act
nlg president today, "I believe in his
ablllity to control the sltuation, The
republUoans will restore orderand pro
tect the liveg and property of forelgn.
ore. ffeootive measures are under
wax aib a yyasie.r1 , pE y t he. .gOjl.
and soldiery or the north and south
are loyal republicans."
l)r. Hun said that in the event of
dlsturbances he was to proceed to the
north to aulst Yuan Shil Kal.
Tihe war minister uam issued strlin
gent orders to the southern governor.
and generals to preserve order. The
Nanking officials may they are unable
to understand a reported request for
foreign intereferonco at Peking be.
cause they do not consider the situa
tion critical. Presldent-elect Yuan
has telegraphed that the disturbances
were due to a misunderstanding on
the part of the soldlers, 1,000 of whom
revolted and were reinforced by the
London, March -3.--It Is asserted that
Japan has offered to garrison Peking
within a few days' if the other powers
give their consent, says a Poking dis
patch to the daily Telegraph, but the
diiplomatle body has declined to in
dorse the idea of ferign occupation be
cause that would endanger many do.
tenseless foregln communities in China.
The republican commanders are ur
gently demanding money to pay their
troops. Sun Yet Sen has sent a mes
sage to Yuan Shl Kit Informing him
that $80,000,000 is needed in Nanking,'
rwhere nearly 100,000 men are conoen
trated. Of course, adds the corre
spondent, no such sum can be found
and it would be Impossible to secure
a foreign loan under existing oloum
stances. The gravest anxiety is felt
everywhere. Nobody denies that re
Publicanlsm In ChlnIa 'has, releved a
bad, itf not a .4tsl, blow, a4nd,' that the
crisis remains unsolved,
r I llW 5 L tl.,Iu IId ,
the pocket of Harry Beaton, allas Tom
Powers, resuthed in his arrest tonight
after a running fight In which hae
shot Deputy tMuaalbl Jackson and was
shot hnmself. oeaton had robbed a
home In Piedmont, an exclusive resl
deone suburb of OekJhamd, and neglected
to conceal thie betraying silver when
ho 'walked by Jackson tnder a street
light. Beaton, tunder iho name of
Power, saild by the pollooe to have a
long crknlnal record In coast cities.
Seattle, ,March 8.-Ltit O tandih,
aged 9, and Murkl 8tandish, eled 7,
were drown Gn Green river, a mile and
a halt bast of Auburn, when a wlag.
In which five persons were fording
the stream upset today. The team Was
driven by the f.heap, George Stassdlsh,
a rancher, The others in the wagon-.
,were Murfle Standish, aged 5, and
Oscar SNmpson, a friend of Mr.
Stadish. Rac, hers hotve been fordlaig
the stream wilthout mishap for sev
eral days, but the StindIsh tam lofell
into a hole today and the w :n.W
turned over, Mr. Standish and O4b ,
son succeeded in Nsaving the*12
irl,. The horses were not digowai.,:':n
"I want a dress to put oan W Ab
dsouse," said the lady Il. ,
"How large Is you
inquired the fresh
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