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71 S?vvl 4"" A VV 1 & im4 (sP3v lV (f4 throne. I
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y Samuel Untermeyer
Out Admission That
Men Control Two
'owerful Banks.
ceded by Farmers to
Crops Is First Al
cl to New York
nd Loaned Out.
IIXCfTON. Dec. 10. TIic first
atlmony as to "concentration
f motmy and credit" was heard
alay by the house bunking and
urrency committee in Its in
of the so-called money tniHt.
cw. president of the Corn Ex
TauTilv of New York and chairman
ttti Vorlc flcarlnyr house commit -jp.
5 iplod tlu' stand throughout the
; 3 ft'n put tlirouuh a, prilling cxam
".l ty Samuel I'ntermcyor, counsel
: '5 iomnilttce
- jf(ii h Mr. lrrew, Mr. L'nlenr.eycr put
Accord evidence of trust agreo-
' t5 which fie men control two of
rk's greatest financial instllu
6 Bnnliers Ttust company ami
'anty Trust company, with ng
ideposits of nearly ? 100.000.000.
keift Trust, Mr. Krew said, was
it by JJ. P. Davison. George B.
l Daniel G. TtcWl; the Guaranty
)by 11. P. Davison. George IT.
id William P. Porter.
J II Banks.
.Hjncn hold and vote (he stock of
-fciHlrs. cxcfpf enough to allow
'JjjJjMx. directors to qualify, and under
fcigrociueuta have authority over
Ks of the coinpnnlfts. even to
Bgl'lon of oilier institutions.
gKVnicJ tn' secured from Mr. Frew
Tjthm of tho method by which
fca attracted to New York when
I Bitty merchants and farmers lo
1 fmfa for tho movement, of crops
I IKCommodaliou of their mianio-
Bjw said that the money was neod
iMf, n,sW i'ork stock exchange for
jl(rtBp. purposes; that country banks
sums on deposit in Now York;
Ktho "home" demand for money
Btrong. ihc Now York price for
he, and the New York banks, in
H fflBgnln the big Interest charges,
H flVjnoney out on call loans on the
IHH nt otic exchange.
te loans aro based on slock cx-
OKCOlliitcral, Mr. Untermeyer
Svneycr and the wllncss did not
nm'cll together today and all day
I WV between tho two repeatedly
I MfB0-3- Mr, l'Ycw Insisted upon
I Kn expianalions which led the
KB-1"01" tn' ni,K of nucst lonlug "Air.
1 Br w"3 l'ursl5. When Mr.
r endeavored to attribute the
Kgrowth of the Hankers Trust
Jto the Influence of .T. P. Morgan
Bllfc -Frcw objected and the lawyer
101 wcr, lie finally pinned the
Krn to the admission that "the
jjjhfl"cncc" might have aided t lie
J& of Morgan,
flermyer connected Messrs. Dav
jr ffe"nd Porlc' with the Morgan
jKv demand rd the opportunity to
IfAw " P1iP'nmi lions as to "nls jio
flMJ regard to tho clearing house
'hereby Now York banks must
"V junlform rate for the collection
KeWf oa chrcks. Mr. Untermeyer
r,gj tearing house might Just an well
30 Irtl m,lform rate of Intercut on
IB Ih done under the rules of the
u-llCD I011-' c,r,,r,,1 bouse.0
J V said: "This should be
lafij iHit defX'ijdcd the out-of-town
Jeli rae rule.
Ti10t nmlttpc ordered Mr. Krcw to
l'mUc'jt In writing and prob
Q t": wJU be allowed to resume the
rrow to make a further state-
jrit-K' tI,c ,50nin'ltlt:e will take up
iSl'tm?ril Ht0lMc exchango and rcpre
S'1 .'J,of tilIlt organisation will bc
ruBN'CI?CO, Dec. 10 William
0 rKnldenl or the Southern Pa
'faSy company, loft, this city for
JBl tonight to help "unmorgc"
f'acine and Union Pad tic
,meet VT. V. licrrin. vice prcol
ti. i4 Southern Pxicitlc, and other
C&m' 11,0 ro"d' wll decide
,810 xB.n of action In conformity with
j ;jdocblon of this United States
m jPourt which held that the ac
,.Rby tho Ur"'o Pacific of a con
)i3Kerc'41 Soml,oni Paclllc stock
M( a comllnftUun n rcatralnt or
"' ''E'111 slop on roul ftt Snl- 'akc
''O'oroncc Avllh Union Pacific
Firemen Believe That Half
Dozen Persons Perished
in (he- Flames.
Famous Old Hotel and Block
of Other Cincinnati Build
ings Destroyed.
By Intel-national News Service.
CINCINNATI. Dee. JO. Fire thai
threatened to destroy the entire business
block bounded by Walnut street, Vine
street, Fourth avenue and Fifth avenue,
broke out in tho rear of the Gibson
house shortly after S o'clock tonight,
destroying the Gibson house, Foucar's
cafe, tho building occupied by the .Mecca
cafe, the Rendlgs-Lothman building on
Fourth avenue, the Missouri Pacific rail
way building on Walnut .street, tho W.
Ii. Douglas Shoe company building on
Walnut street, an abandoned building for
merly occupied by tho K, C. Kuhn Um
brella company, several floors of the i
Union Trust building at Fourth avenue j
and Walnut street, part of tho Honing i
hotel and part of the Johnstone building-
Tho loss of property as a whole is
roughly estimated at $1,500,000.
The tiro started In the framework thai
had been erected in the rear of tho old
Gibson house, where tho new building
was being erected. IMcn, working in a
thirty-fool-dccp excavation with gaso
line torches, when one r of them ex
ploded, setting lire to the wood frame
work. A strong east wind, sweeping
through the rear of the building, caught
tho blaze and it spread like wildlife-
Firemen early this morning reported
that they had seen six women on tho
fifteenth floor of the Union Trust build
ing shortly after the ilamcs had eaten
their way Into that structure, and de
spite all efforts they were unable to
that thoy had been suffocated or burned
to death.
A still alarm was turned in, but be
fore the firemen could reach tiio scene
the Dames, fanned by the strong wind,
had .swept Into . tho Gibson , huuau and.
were licking, out of- every window and
crevice in t lie building.
A general alarm way turned in, but
the flames had .gotten such a start that
tho entire lire department of tho city
could not prevent them .from spreading to.
the surrounding buildings and In course
of an hour the entire block was a ticcth
)ng mass of Ilamcs, tho firemen giving up
the hotel ami buildings on cither side of
It in a combined effort to savo - the
Union Trust building and keep the
(lames from spreading tu the Mercantile
library building on tho other side of
WalnuL street and from leaping across
the alley In the rear and spreading to
the buildings fronting on Vino stret.
At tho tlrst alarm of fire and before
the blaze had spread into tho Gibson
hotel, tiio clerk on duty notified every
body' In the hotel and every guest and
employee was gotten out safely. Man
ager lartin attempted to savo the rec
ords and papers of tho hotel, but the
flames drove him back.
Leading Suffragette Kecommc-nds
That They Bc Trained to
irmy "Work.
COPENHAGEN. Denmark, Dec. 10.
A light for the introduction of military
service for women is In contemplation
by the women of Denmark, as a sequel
tu fhftlr expected victory In tho struggle
for woman's suffrage.
The Danish parliament, they believe,
in almost certain to pass tho bill giving
women tho vote this winter and many
women are beginning to ask what will
becomo of tho organizations, which,
formed for the purpose of securing the
enfranchisement of women, have proyldT
cd many of them with intcrcGtlng and j
sometimes lucrative positions.
Mrs, Emma Gad. the w'cll-known suf
fragist and 'authoress, suggests a solu
lio'n of the dlftfouHy by advising thorn
to start a campaign for tho training of
Danish girls In nursing and commissa
riat work, wliich activities she contends
the women could do much better than
It Is now done- She argues that this in
tho only fair thing for women to do
since men arc compelled to give miil
taiy service for the rights which they
have long enjoyed.
Special to Tho Tribune
LOS ANGELES, Cul., Dec. 10. It was
announced today that by the election of
.1. A. Swank, of Salt JLak( City as presi
dent the organization of a company was
completed and final arrangements made
for the establishment of a great stock
yards system to supply Lob Angeles and
tho surrounding country with live stock
products. Tho land which has been pur
chased by the company comprises more
than 100 acres at the junction of tho Salt
Lake and Santa Fa railroad tracks In Arer
non. This afternoon track facilities were ar
ranged for at tho office of tho Salt .Lake
Line in this city and a franchise for build
ing sldo tracku and switches haa already
been secured from the Vernon authorities.
Despite the Contempt Cases
Pending- Against" Boise Edi
tors, Bull Moose Leader
Reiterates Criticism.
Capital News Publishers Up
Before Tribunal for Pub
lishing Screed by the
"Sage of Oyster Bay."
Bocause attorneys for the pub
lishcrs of the Boic Capit.il News
advised that the publication of for
mer President Roosevelt's speech,
dcliverod in Chicago yesterday,
would bc construed as contempt of
court, by the Idaho supreme trib
unal, the Boise newspaper re
frained from publishing the Asso
ciated Press report of the speech.
Many supporters of Roosevelt
have written to him to go to Idaho
to "vindicate'' himself, but lie has
not replied to their letters.
VUIC'AGO. Pec. 10. Digressing
H from his proposed address C'ol
oriel Iioosevcll. at the Progres
sive party convention spoke as
follows concerning tho Jdalio supremo
court decision:
"J. have been asked by .J. II. Gip
son, Progressive state-1 chairman of
Idaho, ou his own behalf, to present
to you a few words, a concrete illus
tration in which the court lias done
the greatest injustice to t ho people
audis socking to "do Ii worSc iii.justiecY
"In Idaho tho election law niaUcs o
provision for the election of presiden
tial electors, no provision at all. The
supreme court construed it so as lo per
mit tho Republican and Democratic
electors Lo bc put on the tirkcL by con
struing a provision which provided for
the election of constables and othor of
ficers to iucludo presidential electors.
"F think they were quite right in
such a construction; it was a very
looto construction, but when it came to
tho Progressive party they mado the
tightest kind of tight construction.
They construed that Ihc Progressive
party could not get ou tho ticket, be
cause under tho section providing for
uomiuations by petitions, tiio highest
number of votes declared to bc neces
sary for the establishment of a ticket
by petition was 300 in tbc case of
atato officials.
Cites Federal Court.
"They declared that the electors
were not, state officials and that there
fore tho Republican and Democratic
electors could go on the ticket under
tho yjrovision which permitlod the elec
tion of constables nd, other officers,
yet that tho Progressive ticket could
not bo nominated by petition because
tho highest number of votes necessary
to nominate by petition was :!00 -for
slato officials. They said tho electors
were not slate officials.
Tho supremo court of tbc United
Stales has held moro than once that
thoy were not national officials-. It was
distinctly, hold that although thoy ex
ercised a .fuuetion iu national politics,
they exercised it exactly as legislators
did who elected a United Stales sena
tor. So tho supromo court of tho na
tion has said they aro not national of
ficials and tho supreme court of Idaho
said they ivere not state officials.
"L defy 11113 honest and intelligent
man to read that decision of the su
premo court of Jdaho and compare Hie
laxity of construcliou by which they
construed a statute which did not make
any provision for electors at all, to
permit the Republican and Dcmocrutic
parlies to voto on the electors, and Uc
(liiibbliug and the technicality of con
struction by which they construed the
statulo to prohibit tho Progressive
party from jotting electors.
"J. defy any ninu to read that do-1
ciaion without fooling the keenest in- j
dignation at tho reactionary court, '
which, following out the action, takou
by the reactionary Republican machine
iu Idaho, prevented what would un
doubtedly havo been a largo plurality
of the citizens, of Idaho from having
a ticket to vote for president.
"The Progressives of .Idaho had to
wrilo in on the election ballot the
names of the presidential electors, nnd
tbc extraordinary tiling is that over
-5,000 nieu did so write them in.. Over
25,000 men and women, T should say.
"I am not stating it strongly
enough. Over -i.OOO wrote them in
correctly nnd onough additional thou-
J ' (Continued on Pago Two.)
t J & utf
Music Ceases and Record
Grates When Young Wom
an Is Strangled.
Special to The Tribune
niNGHAai. Dec. 10. When a srapha
phono In the chamber of Ethel Williams,
In a rooming house near the Union fa
i loon, stopped playing ".I'm Gvvlntcr I.lvo
Anyhow Till r Die" and the needle
jrntted raucously upon the record for a
longer tinio than It would hud anybody
boon attending to U. nor neighbors won
dered. The metal point continued to
scrape. A few moments before two men
had cnlcrcd her room. The three had
been heard conversing and laughing, but
now the volcua were still. A woman
occupying the next room went to the
Williams woman's door and knocked. She
received no answer. The tuneless grind
ing of tho talking machine continued.
'Strangled to Death.
"Ethel!" the woman at the door called.
"Kthol, what's the matter?"
The only sound was that which the
grnphaphonc made. The woman became
alarmed and summoned others. Walk
ing around to tho sldo of the building,
they glanced through tho window. Tho
Williams girl lay upon the bed, linger
prints upon her throat, her face discol
ored. She had been strangled to death.
Policeman L. G. Gardy was notified,
lie forced the door. Py that time tho
spring in tho grapbaphonc hud run down
and (ho record was not rovolvlng. The
woman had worn diamond earrings, Thoy
were torn from Hie lobes -of , her cars.
Her trunk was broken open and her
money stolen, but not all. The thieves
overlooked ?C0 In a purse. Tho body was
taken to Hall's undertaking establish
ment, where, an Inquest will probably bo
held In the morning.
Foreigners Suspected.
H is believed thai the woman's assail
ants were foreigners. Tho.to who heard
their voices were not certain whether the
accent was Italian or Grecian. To the
Inexperienced ear they arc similar. Po
licemen Gardy and Krcd Wilcox .-uty thoy
have several clews that may lead to an
arrest. An Italian wna lak.-n to the sta
tion tonight, but released when he con
vinced the policemen that he had noth
ing lo do with the crime. Deputy Sheriff
Thca. Schweitzer and several special depu
ties have Joined In thy chase.
Hthel Williams, who was 2S years of
age, had lived In Hinxham about six
yeius. Xobody who know of her ante
cedents could be found tonight. That the
motive was robbery only Is the belief
of the police. They think that .both her
visitors grabbed her by the throat and
that the music of the grnphaphonc
drowned her faint scream:. If. Indeed, she
uttered any at all. ,
Discontinues Pension Officos.
WASHINGTON". Dec. 10. Commla
Honor of Pensions Davenport has ordered
the pension agencies at New York,
Philadelphia. Louisville, Knoxvillo. In
diunupolls and Topoka. with tho twelve
other iiRonelcs throughout the country
which will be abolished on January 31.
to ship, not later than December to, all
their books and records to Washington,
where the consolidate! agency Is to be
located. The ngoncIn at Boston, San
Francisco. Detroit, Columbus and Au
gusta, Mf-. will bo ordered to ship In
their records about January 15.
Mrs. Michael Cudahy, Grand
mother, Surrenders Them
to Remarried Parents.
KANSAS CITr, Doc. 10. After being
legally ..icpaiyitcd from .'their pur
eu Is 'ornearly three Vears 'the'
our- eJilld):onA.'Cv.Mr.-.anil .Airs.- .1
P. Cudahy were turned over to
them formally today by rip order of Judge
Slovcr In the circuit court.
Jjlilgatlon concerning the Cudahy child
ren has been In the courts most uf the
time since they were given Into the'
charge of the grandmother, Mrs. Michael
Cudahy of Pasadena, Cal., following a
flghL between Mr. Cudahy and .lore S.
billis, a Kansas City banker, In the Cud
ahy home here three- years ago, which re
sulted In a divorce for Cudahy, Mr?. Cud- 1
ahy haa been allowed to visit her children
at stated intervals.
Several months ago Mr. and Mrs. Cud
ahy were re-married here and redoubled
their efforts to get back their children.
Unsrlisli Trainmen Quit Work to
Show Sympathy With Man
("Discharged for Drinking.
Special. Cable to The Tribune. . . .
LONDON. Dec. 10. Seven thousand
railway men in Sunderland, York and
Leeds struck today In sympathy with the
2000 trainmen of the Northeastern rail
way, who went out as a personal liberty
protest against the reduction in rank of
Engine Driver Knox for drunkenness oft
. All business in tho- road's operating
zone is at a standstill. Freight, traffic
Is completely tied up,-passenger traffic is
badly hampered and- tho colliers and iron
foundries are' preparing lo closo down.
' Knox appealed to Home Secrotnry Mo
ICcnna today on the pround that there
Is no evidence lo support the charge of
Intoxication against him
The strikers contend that so lon-aa
Knox was able to do his work it made
no matter whether J10 had been drinking
or not.
British "Warship Centurion Col
lides "With Small Craft Which
Sinks Quickly.
DEVONPORT, England, Dec. 10. The
Drlllsh drendnaught Centurion, while
speeding twenty knots orr Portland bill,
before dawn, today, ran down and snnk
a small unknown steamer. Tho battle
ship returned to port this afternoon,
leaking badly and with a battered bow.
The steamer tried to cross the bows
of the warship, which struck her well
forward with such force that tlie Hteam
er's port light was found still burning
after the collision on the Centurion's
The steamer sank at once. JJonts were
lowered and the Centurion cruised about
until long after dawn.
Tho steamer plunged lo the bottom so
quickly that tho crew of the battleship
could not determine whether she was u
tramp or a passenger ship.
Tho bows of the battleship were dam
aped by the anchor being driven through
tho plates. It Is rogarded as cortaln
that nvorybody on board the steamer
'Sa'icrto Have Wounded Self
..... .... N
Intentionally, but Denial
. Is Made. . iH .
Special .to Tho Tribune.
DI5XVJ5K. Dec. JO. .Mrs. A. H.
Snow of Salt l.ako City is in a hos
pital here as tiio result of a serious
wound inflicted by sliootiii'. The
sLoolinjr occurred at ihc liomc of "MVs.
Snow's mother, .Mrs. Edwin CJaylord.
It has been alleged lhal Mrs. Snow
shot herself intentionally, but this is
denied at tho family home, where tho
statement was made that tho shooting
was entirely accidental. The added in
formation was given out that Mrs.
Snow - shot herself! whilo examining a
Tiio bullet from the revolver entored
Mrs. Snow's left side and has not yet
been extracted, owing lo the preenrious
condition of the patient.
I When Mrs. Snow,' who was Miss
j Grace Gaylord, mado her debut into
Denver society eight' years ago she was
known as "the most beautiful' girl, in
Denver. " In IDOo she surprised her
friends by marrying Frank Duval of j
DcnvcK Trouble between them result
ed shortly after their marriage. The'
wore' divorced a year latdr and Mrs.
Duval resumed her maiden name. While
spending tho winter in Palm J3cach,
Flu.'. Miss Gaylord met A. 11. Snow of
Salt bako City. Snow has vast inter
ests in Utah and several orange' and
banana plantations in Mexico. After a
romantic courtship the Dcuver girl and
the Salt Lake man .were married at
Louisville, Ky., and wont to Salt Lake
to reside..
A. .11. Snow, husband of the wound
ed woman, is at her bedside in Den
ver. .Mr. Snow loft Salt Lake sev
eral days ngy for Mexico and stopped
en route at Denver to see his wife, who
has been the guest of her sister, Miss
Phyllis Gaylord, for Iho last two
months. Chester Snow, a son of A. H.
Suow, said last night that ho had re
ceived a telegram from his father an
nouncing thai Mrs. Snow hud accident
ally shot borsch', but that the wound
was not serious.
COLOUAtJO Sl'KIN'GS. Colo.. Dec. 10.
"Tho shot that killed Carl Emll Uoch
mann was llred by Frank Bedford with
criminal earelcssness, and we recommend
that Bedford be held for trial In the dis
trict court for killing liochinunn." This
waa the verdict of a coroner"- Jury to
day at the imiuest Into the death of Carl
End I Hochmann at Colorado City early
Sunday morning. Uochmann was shot
whllu walking home from work. Bedford
claimed that he mistook Bochmaun for
a buiglar.
Nevada Bull Moose Funds.
WASHINGTON". lc. 10 The state
central committee of tho 1'rogrcsslve
party of Nevada reported to the house
today that It received a total of $34lM In
campaign contributions, including $1250
from the I'rotjrccalve national commit
No Formal Acceptance,
but Former President
Warns Other Candi
dates to "Keep Off H
Grass" and Gives Tacit
Assurance He Will Not
Decline the Honor.
Nephi Morris of Utah I
Speaks at Experience
Meeting After George
W. Perkins Has Been
Cheered to the Echo;
Heney and Stubbs Par
ticipating. lly International News Servlec.
1ITCAGO, Dec. 10 hull Muoj-trx
I y, who desire to dance for the uexl
j four years mujit pay tiio fiddler
themselves. George W. fcrMiis,
".IJiir' Klinn and tho Pinchot brother'.
Amos and Gift'orri will bc permitted WM
to subscribe as they please, but other
members will have 10 subscribe also
al of them.
That is what Colonel Koo.'cvclt him
self told his Moose followers today.
That is the plan of organization and
maintenance that Dr. Walter C. Wc 1
and all tho oilier experts advocated,
aud lhal is the plan to be worked oul
by the national committee.
JlricUy, it means that professed par
Licipnlion in the Bull loo?c poxly is to
entail tho payment of dues. The plan 11
of the Socialist party is to be adopted
practically in full, and by that meant
the -Mooscrs not only proposo to keep
their organization working every day in
the year for tho next four years, but
also to collect again at the needs of the
next national campaign a fund that will
make the funds raisod by even Mark
Manna and Cornelius X. Bliss scorn like
merely missionarj' contributions.
Benjamin Fay Mills put tho sum tbo
Mooscrs could raise at 2,000,000 a
month. An assessment of L'o cents a jH
mouth on those who voted tbo ticket,
ho pointed out, would produce that sum.
But the other Mooscrs remembered that
Mills used to bo an evnngolist, aud
therefore discounted his estimates and
charged a prospective deficit up to jH
na platform fervor. But all thoso pre?
ont at today's partj conferonco were
Strong for tho assessment plans and a jH
ducs-pnying organization.
Roosevelt Renominated.
Fur,thcr, in tho course o'f the day's jH
doings at Ihe conference. Colonel Ttoose- jH
velt was renominated ns the party's jH
candidate for president in 1016. And
as ho did in the past campaign, he
I virtually-accepted beforo he was nonii
natcd. .It was no formal acceptance,
of course, but tho colonel did warn
other candidates to "keep off tha
grass," which came to tho tamo thing jH
as an accoptuuee. Ho let the Mooscr? jH
know. that thoy uccd not worry about
tho leadership of the party. That will
bo attended to when the occasion arises.
ho said. And then came his significant
warning to thoso who might want lo jH
run for some high oflice. as follows:
"No man should como into this party jH
with tho idea that he can establish a jH
claim on it; he must bo content with
the opportunity it offers for .service and jH
for sacrifice.'' H
It was a big family p.trty that the jH
Mooscrs had, for about 1200 of them
wore packed iulo tho ballroom at tho
La Salle hotel sitting and standing-
for the all day session ovor which
Chairmau Joseph f. Dixon of the nu
tional committee presided.
Tho big uvonts of tho day were jH
Colonel Roosevelt's speech, telling the IB
humbler members what tho programme
for the fulure is to bo and amplifica
tions ou money raising and organizatiou
03- Miss Jnnc Addamsj Dr. "Walter
Y.. V'cyl and Benjamin Fny Mills. The fl
rest was what one member called
" woof-wall,'' that is to say, confessions
of faith and experiences."
The colouol, naturally, had his uav HH
first, and the first of his say was a sort fl
of oratorical to deum over the route of flH
tho Jiopublieun party nnd jubilation bc
causo President Tnft got what was
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