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only wkwmmjm oubiist Newport New* thst re the full news service Associated Press. VOL. XIV. NO. 19. WITH CHEERS AND TEARS SURVIVORS ARE GREETED Sixteen Hundred and Fifty Passen? gers From Colliding Liners Arrive in lew York. ONE INJURED SHIP WENT TO BOTTOM III Fated Republic, After All Souls Removed, Sank in 38 Fathoms? Battered Florida in Dock?Conflict? ing Versions cf Cause of Collision? Blame Probably on Quartermaster. (By Associated Press.) NEW YORK. .Ian. 2." ?Less than 72 hours after the crash between the ocean liners Republic and Florida, off ihe Nantuckel shoal-?, which eventual? ly sent the cue to the bottom and re? duced the other to a' state of stag? gering helplessness, tbe survivors of this thrilling deep sea tragedy have found a haven at las'. At nightfall 1,650 passengers rrotu the two vea*elg were safe in this P-*f, brought there by the Baltic, whil" Hearing it were I he rescued officers and crew of th<- Republic safe on hoard the derelict destroyer Seneca, to which they were transferred from the revenue cutter Gresham after staying up to the last moment by their sinking ship. At her ?lock in Brooklyn was the battered Florida, aboard which her crew had remained throughout her trying experiences. Republic Lies at Bottom. Only the ill-fated Republic was wanting to complete the list. She lies beneath 3S fathoms of water i:, miles south of Nantuckel South Shoals lightship. Frenzied cheers from the thousands at the pier when she docked greeted the arrival of the Baltic, tears of thankfulness were shed, affectionate greetings were exchanged and only here and there did a note of sadness intrude itself upon the scene. Following the Baltic up the harbor, was the liner Florida, battered almost to the sinking pcint herself, by the force of the blow she dealt the Repub. lie. and bearing the bodieg of her own three dead and the injured members of her crew. The Republic's passengers told graphic details of the crash, of the excitement on bsard. of the bravery of the officers, the good behavior of the csew and the efficient work of res? cue. /Two Versions as to Florida. There are two versions of what has happened on the bridge of ihe Florida when the Republic loomed up in iront of her through the morning fog-. From some who had been cn board the Florida and were -brought intrr |iort by the Baltic, It was learned that something went wrong with the Florida's steering wheel when the col. li.sion was imminent. One story had It that a quartermas? ter had the * heel when the comman? der yelled for it to be jammed to starboard. He i ut it tt. |wrt instead, and ihe liners crashed into each other. Another version of the story is that the man dropped his wheel in ? l>anic when danger impeded. Core ma ??der Attacked Quartermaster Both versions agree in saying that ?he commander ft Red the quart crma?. tei with an iron spike following what In- mus' have considered the seaman's teereancy. An injured quartermaster from the Florida was brought to ;tnn ( ;i the Baltic today. He stoutly assorted ?'??at h?- was not at tbe wh.e| ?hei, tbe acciden: occurred. APPLICATION DENIED. Court Refuses to Close Smelter on Account of Nc-mous Smoke. (By Associated Press ? HELENA MONT.. Jan. 23 ?fudg" Hunt, of the t'nifed Slates district court handed down a nVclslon In the so< ailed Mnohc case today in which h< denied the application of farmers l?r the closing of ihe Washoc Kmel ter at Anaconda No damages are awarded the farm <t< whose property Is alleged to have b- ?-n injured. The court will make further lavestl. action as to the alleged .lisscmtna non of arsenic, and If conditions can ba Improvr-d, this will b?- ordered dew by the coaapaay. i IN EVERY SCHOOL. Cheeterfi?d U. O. C. Would Honor Late President Davis. t RICHMOND. VA.. Jan 25?Ches? terfield Chapter. United Daughters <jf the Confederacy, held its annual Beating Saturday afternoon at thej home of Mrs. j. M. Qreajbry, and elected the following officers; presi? dent. Mrs. .1 ,Bf. Gregory; first vice president. Mrs. P. V. Cogblll; second vice president, Mi.-.s Agnes Drown : third vice president, Mrs. W. T. Al len; recording secretary. Mrs. A. .1. Hurt; corresponding secretary. Miss Imogen Gregory; treasurer. Mrs. Ada Taylo Drew; registrar. Miss Marian Du Val. By a unanimous vote. Mrs. A. .1. Montague, wife of the former govern? or was elected an honorary mem? ber of the chapter. In response to an appeal, a com i.iitnication was sent to Warwlck Iteaitregard Chapter to aid in erect? ing a Confederate monument In War? wick county, it was decided that a Confederate tea would be given some tiaie in March for the benefit of th" Horn* for Needy Confederate Women. In discussing plans to raise fund-" for the Arlington monument, it wa decided that a lecture would he given sometime in the early spring. The Chesterfield Chapter, through a special committee, now is urging ! every white public school in the conn, i ty to go- a portrait of President Da- j vis before the close cf the present session as a centennial memorial to j the official head of the Confederacy. This is in accordance with a special ] request of the president-general anil i state president of the Daughters. j OLD MAN KILLS HIS WIFE. Then Kills Himself?Double Trag? edy Evidently Premeditated. I IBv Associated Press.) PAINESVILLE. OHIO. Jan. 25 ? ? Brooding over financial troubles, R. Ia HU-'iorn. a well to do farmer, liv? ing OflCr Chardon, last night killed Iiis wife and then blew out Ills own brains. The bodies were found by a young son. Sidney, upon his return from j a call upon tbe daughter of a neigh- j boring farmer. Prior to leaving home, the elder Hillborn requested Sidney to deliver a note to Miss Williams, the young lady upon whome he was going to call. The note was not opened until aft? er the departure of Sidney. It In? formed the girl that HiRborn bad j decided to kill his wife and him-1 self. ? HUlcorn was sixty-five years old while his wife was 56. THREE KH-LED; TEN HURT Two Cars Collide on Incline Lead? ing to Coal line. MISHAP OCCURSATMEETINS POINT Three of Injured. It Is Thought. Will De?Instead of Taking Separate Tracks .Cars Come Together in a Head-on Crash. (By Associated Press.) CUMBERLAND. MD.. Jan. 25 ? Three men were killed and ten other* injured, tnree of whom, if is thou?ht. will di?\ In an accident on the incline railway leading to the mine of th" Piedmont and George's Creek Coal Company, on the mountain side near Piedmont. W. Ye., today. Two cars loaded with miners g> !ng to work collided with two coal laden cars l>c;in<j down. Je?-Condry. William Hamilton and an unknown Italian were killed: Charles Knight and tmo Italians sustained injuries which may result fatallv and the re malfftjig Injured men were several) hmnjM and shaken cp. Tee accid? n: occurred at f> meet? ing point for cars alxwt midway of the plane, which Is aoent a half mile long. Instead of liking separate tracks the rar?-- rame together head-on with the nanH given. The swilfh at that i>oInt works at 'omaflcally and was r'-iiorfed to htue t?e?-n In go->f condition on Sa'nrds.. night To Forti'y Cape Henry. WASHINGTON. Jan. 25? The chances < f the passage ,rf the MH ?o purchare land ?>n Cap" Herry on ?hieb to locate fortifieatiors are rath ?r good Th'-re U raid to he no ipwjM thai the senate w.ll amend the fort; flcatifns hill bv a prov sion rarrv Ing a large antimnt for i.ie fornftra Hons of Cape San Pedro ft is believed thai if the Virginians will make emmon cans* with the Callfomians. approertrtion* for l>oth prnjrcts mav i? secured. Con-.-rra* would scarcely dc-sfre to placcl In Ihe attitude of appropriating far j the f'?rt?ficat ion of a point on IV Pacific and making no appropriation* for no new fort.fictions on the At-1 lantic Marc rtich conrse * ...r ? ap r?'sr ih.-? Japan wa the particular nation to t>* d- '.. v,a< u k t-' NEWPORT NEW TAFT SAILS FOR PANAMA FROM CHARLESTON PORT Accompanied by Party of Dis? tinguished Engineers, Secret Service Men and Reporters. UFT FAMILY Oil NORTH CAROLINA With Exception of Secret Service Agent, Rest of Part/ Goes 01 Crui? ser Montana?President-elect Ex ptasses Appreciation of South Car olina City's H capita I ity?=Knox Goes Home. (By Associated Press). CHARLESTON, S. C. Jan. 2.V? President-elect Tafl and Mrs. Tali and party including a small staff of distinguished <-i v: 1 engineers selected to in.-pect wi'h the President-elect the isthmus canal, sailed for Panama at 3 o'clock today. The party will reach .Vow Orleans on the return trip February 13. Aboard the cniiser North Carolina were the President-elect, his ruddy cheeks attesting the i.enef.t he h:?s gained front the g< If links at Ausue ta and his Immediate party, includ? ing Mrs Taft ptid Wendell Mischtvr. hL assistant seoretarx, who has l"en with Mrs. Taft since Secretary Car? penter k-ft for California to recuper? ate his health. On the other cruiser were the news? paper correspondents and civil engi? neers who will inspect the Panama canal works. Secret Service Men Aboard. Aboard each craft was a secret ser? vice agent. L C. Wheeler en the Ncrth Carolina and Richanl Jarvls on the Montana, both of whom will remain with the party throughout the trip. One hour after weighing anchor t?rf. the government pier, the North Car? olina parsed thmrgh the Jetties to sea. pointing for Panama. The Montana had arrived off Charleston yesterday and spent the day and ni^ht at anchor there, join? ing the North Carolina as she came out. The Montana had taken aboard frcm the lighthouse tender Cypress those who were 10 take the trip 011 board her. Two Delir.l-.tful On ta. After two day; delightfully spent as the guest of the people of Cherles ton Mr. Taft, accompanied by Mrs. Taft, hi? secretary and his personal attendants left 'he hctel by 8 o'clock. A cutter from the North Carolina ias waiting at the government wharf to convey the distinguished party to the cruiser. Ar the dock Mayor Rh^tt and a num!>er of otlier prominent citizens were gathered and taey wished the President-elect 3 gocd vcyage. There was ro delay in getting off and tfce party was soon aoard the ,>hip which lav Ietr a few hundred yards from the dock Salute to Taft. A.- Mr. Tafs came on deck a sa? lute of twenty-one suns wss fin d. Everything had been n?3de ready to get rnder way and within a few asiavtea rf their boarding the (arty 'the ship was passim down the har t bor at a good speed, j The torpedo boat Inipont corveyel [the cruiser down 'o the bar. There was no stop made after pars? ing rut to sea and with signals of farewe'i Hying the tw~> crni-er- were soon h-il! down to the southward. Mr. Taft expressed the keenest nj? preciation of the cordial welcome a:i I whn'c-soiil? d hospitality ej'ended t< bim by the people of Charleston and said lie bad erjovrd his brief stay in this city greatly. Mrs. Taft w;;s looking forward to the sea vo>sjre a? an cpprrti:nlte for rest after a p?T'od of activity in so "ial encJgrjnrnis and in travel. Seeator K:' x * ho is to ;e sccre ? arjr of s'*?c in the Tafl cabin.f. who ca;oe to o.nfer with Mr. Taft np*.n matter? ?.f import at ?<?? -etn-ned to Washington 'bis afternoon t'hairm.tn HitcneoHt. who came here at Mr Taft's re?rw?t. will r: tnatn for s day ??r two . J h"n Hayr< H-Mnnond. preniden' o: the k-aciic of f;>-|'!,hli< an C'iil.s. wit' I *p**nd r? v?rai da . s here. A Grand Jury Hears Readings. <i<t A**m*.i*< Press) W A 8 H i NO TO N. I? C . Jsn iV. - The Federal srar : jury OoH-:i la in ?cs'isa'lng ih< all?-ge,j libels of th> New Vork World, snd the Indiana? polis News, in connection, with the pnrchaso of the I'at.ama canal, ad jrmrcefi a' noon today until 'omor sow. I; bavins, f??.i In scxvi.n fo? otlly ' We hofir. T?d?y* session ?a? occupied w?li 'he ?? id: ? to tbe jiirv of s'?Vi;v n' which api<carea In in- New York and Indiaaapoli? papers ? ;> -i, which the alkged libels arc ba?ed 8, VA., TUESDAY, J; SIX DIED IN COLLISION OF REPUBLIC AND FLORID* Four cf Crew and Two Passengers Were Killed by the Crash?None Were Drowned. NEW YORK. Jun 25.?The rojior'I of fatalities in tbr collision of the White Star liner Kcpublic and the, Italian liner Florida, which was if j received at 2 o'clock a, n>. by wit - lets from the Baltic, was confirmed| In detail yosterdav afternoon. S'\ persona lost ihelr liven and two were Injured. Two of the killed were passengers on the Kepnhlie and foitr! were menil'TS of 'he Florida's crew. The Dead and Injured. Th? dead poseengcis were: Mrs. Eugene Lytn Ii ff Itoton. i W. j. Mooney, a hitiker of l.augdon. North Inikot.v Th?i injure.i pass tigers are: Mrs. M. M. Mnrphy. wife of the M inmcial a--oiit of the rnion Centra! Life Insurance Company of Grand Forks. North Dakct.i Rugene Lynch of Boston. 'I be bodies of the dead ai'<I l>> ' Injured passengers sr? on the steam-, ship Raltlo. The Republ<c Sinks at Last. The Republic sank :-t S:.'!n o'clock hi-t night while t!i revenue ruttori Greshain and Sen- -"a w ere towing her toward Nantucl e| lieach. Captain William I. Scslhy and some i f the crow were rescued by' the Gresham, which fir ? thing out the wireless message. the captain and fifty volunteers ha<! remained aboard the White Star liner most of Satur? day j't'd g-uiday. lo-in-iiug there was enough of her watertight compart nients uninjured to buoy her up. The Republic went down In forty five fathoms, five wiles ? asi of Nan tucket. The little Gresham took off Captain Sealby and his men at the last moment. A wireleaa dtepa: li from Slasoon sett read: "Republic gone down. No ' ne aboard. All ere-,v safe on reve? nue cutter Greshain " A win toss d.spa'e,, from Captain Sealby, timed 10:41 p. m.. addressed to Ibc White Star line offinea In this city, read: "Republic sank. AH hands esved. Making Gayhvad on the Gresham." The Republic sanl; off No Man's Lan !, a small isla- d iaouth of Mar? tha's Vineyard Island, off the Massa? chusetts coast. This information was received fn in Captain Fisher of the steamer City of Memphis from Savan? nah to Boston, captain Fisher added that all of lh<? Republic's crew won? saved and were safely aboard the revenue cutt- r Gresham. Gallant Work of Cutter's Men. Th" gallan; work of a boat's crew fr; m the revenue cutter Gresham in taking off Captain Sealby an 1 a detail of hie crew who remained on hoard the Repuhl.c almost to the very last moment that she stayed above the atatcr. is epcuen of in other dis? patches. The Republic had been towed a short distance by the Gresham. Ihe derelict destroyer Seneca, which had arrived at the scene late in the day. also assisting in the work of towing. Suddenly 'he Republic, which was already low in 'ho water, was seen to be settling s'tJi more, and rapid werk by the boat - crew cf the Ores ham was necessary to get the Re? public's crew away from the vessel. BALL QUESTION UP. House Wrangtej Agatn Over Big ln augur?: Function. (By Assoetsted Press.? WASHINGTON. D. C Jan. 23 ? The fight over the use of the pen? sion cuilding f i the inaugural hall was rrnewtd In he house of repre? sentatives toda\ on after that body met. Mr. Sims of Tennessee, as ho had dote- when the resoheUoa was up two weeks ago. led he opposition. Many Democrat* voted with ihe Ropul iicans. while a handful of the )au?e a igned th"meetves w;th the (r~-ittion. Th>- resolution -as adopted s<, tha" cciy the pros:.:, t s signature is now lacking lo make -he measure lieeemo n law. Russian C \. -Jt c Shake-up. tH> Associated Press j ST. PETERS!:' ttG. Jan 23.? AS Iboeuh no lit-a; ? ? cisions have li..n made as yet wit regard <o the .m seeding dinP-m changes, it is now !? lioved certain 'St Hanm Rooea. the ffTntns-?dc: the fJoRed Slat-s wilt lie trat st' ? ! to Rome in th' g'-neral shak"-'.nj that M Oeorge RoJthaaetteff, r< r minister to Ja? pan. W !1 :.e :. Med to be t I:: l?as-sdorebip a" ashlagton. B shop Herd "fl Consecrated. Hi. A ?so? ited Press i WASHINGTON I ? ? C . Jan 23 Rev. Or Alf.-"i larding ?a? "d... conserra'ed ">op of the Kplseo l>al dioc*? ..? u hiagton at histort cal Trmit) E ? ? al church. Dr H.-rdirg ? has :~r Je years been reot-r of s i'anl's church h< re recently ess el? > ed to suoc?-< d the las.- Bwbofi Hei Y. Satterlee T ft rir^-ree Injured. (P. A - 'ted Prcks) rilll %DE!.P!M \. PA . Jan f.". Tbe wall y+v eatabllshfaen? e>< Charles vt N K. 'oa. ba the eewtral cvilou of 'h< Was damaged h* ? re ferftM : "Tten* of f. i'???<? FI?C fir- lu li ?? rc tajuted \NUARY 2(5, 1909. DISTRICT LEGISLATION OCCUPIES THE HOUSE -- Regular Proceedings Halted for De | livery of Eulogy to Wireless I Telegraph Operator. SENATE DISCUSSES IVO MEASURES I Upper House Listen? to Arguments ' Upon Postal Savings and Omnibus Claims Bills?Senator Carter G ves Notice That Savings B..I Must Be i Acted Upon. (By Associated Press). WASHINGTON. D. C .Ian. J3 I.eK'slatlon affecting toe District ot I Colombia was considered by the h use of n presentatlvca today almost ! the. entire ?cislon being devoted to i bat purpose, i An Interesting feature of ihe day i was a tribute paid by .Mr. Boutell ot ! Illinois, lo the heroism of John It. Rinns, the wireless operator aboard the stei nivbip Republic, recently in 1 (ollb'on with the Florida. Iiis remarks were very loudly ap ' plauded. Eulogy of Wireless Man. Pausing i*t a moment in Its legts ? Native activities the house listened to a eulogy of Jchn M. Blnns. the .Marconi 0 pert tor aboaru the trans [ Atlantic liner Republic, who ri-maiucd i at his post until the ship went down I following her collision Saturday with the Florida. Mr. Boutcl! of Illinois was given unanimous consent to address the house on "a nutter of public lnter e.UT After referring tn the collision. Mr. Doi^ell. amid loud applause, paid that throughout the whole critical period "there was one silent actor In the tragedy whose iisme should be im? mortalized." He soeciticaiiy. ujentionvtL Uums by I name and in concluslcn Raid: Many Quiet Heroes. I "RintiR lias given tbo world S BBtea. I did illustration of the heroism that I dwells In many who are doing-the ; <|trict unnoticed tr.sks of life. Is it ; not an Inspiration for sll cf us to , feel that there are heroes for every i emergency and that In human life i no danger Is so great that some 'Jack' jBinn' is not ready to face li?" Senate Discusses Two Measures. WASHINGTON. D. C. Jan. 23.? The postal savings bank and the omnibus claims bills were lieforc the senate today for discrsslon and an amendment l?.it no subs'antial prog? ress wa? made on either measure. An amendment was made to the pos? tal bill limiting to $.'(Nt the amount of the dejMjsits tf any one person and fixing the rate uf interest to be paid at two per cent. Senator Carter, in rharge of the measure, announced that he would keep Ii before the senate on every opnortaaity until it was disprsed of Senator Heybnrn of Idaho Iti an ex? tended speech opposed the passage of the projm.sed legislature. Heyhurn Opposes Postal Savings. Senator Hoylurn of Idsho spoke at length in opiKisitioii to the postal ss?. ings harks hill. lie declared that if wps merely sn attempt to establish a system in the Crjited States applicable only to con? ditio? in such countries as Cerma ny. France and r.ngland. It was. he said, a plan for taking money away from the poor to lead] i' to the rich throush the instrumen? tality of the national hanks. Carter in Defense. Ser.pt :r Carter replied to Mr Hex burn. He said he would urge jhe con? sideration of the pos'a! savings b'ti at every opportunity until it is dis 'posed of He claimed tb.-fl Mr Heyburn's <>i> IKisitinti w.-s not directed to practi cal d<ff icilt;< s. In the rearatitlee of the what* the ?e:iai?- *d.-ip!e.l the oiaiiiiitc*- amen?!. m; nt limit lo $?wft. the amount ?ha? <?? .? d?p?si'or ma, h?w to h'- rr? Jit under the postal savings tell, and time? the interest rate at two |ier ?.t:! with the iin if rstand't.g that this amendment w?i:itd lie s:ilj<ei to fur hcr change l-y the *enate. S-natt r t'unitrinss laid In-fi rc the sen.r- hv? t?mi ndment. prn\ id'nc that postal si.-.inis hanks funds tray b*' depo*lied In sny national, state ot tcrr! crlal hank urtder certain re*tr?e II n?. ! fixinj h?- rale of Interest to be , ?'d ?t hear and ow half ;k-t cent . oe Mcb h ? a,II s|m-ak at stare fntnre til The nr?i hi dcf.? i? ncy bill was sorse*1 snd the it #:JB the senate adhrarn'rl. Case it Cant.owed. I:i th- |mlicc four: yoterdaj 'h? ease of .larr.es. Tiirpln (hsrgr.t will rohbtag ti T Keller of s gold wald and ? ?i,i 'I ;'?? i i ??', ? .i con tinu'd until meson ow. ress JAPANESE HINT AT ARMAMENT REDUCTION] But Same Not Yet Authorised?ton-j don Papers Say Only Pew Americans Oppose Japs. (By Assocjfted Press!. TOKIO, Jan. 25.?Marquis Katsura.| the premier, Count Jatuio Komurs, the minister of foreign affairs ami I Viscount Tnrauchl, the minister or| war. made brief speeches 11mIay before the diet In answer |o questions re? garding the reduction in armament* | and the foreign policy cf the govern? ment. The speakers sr.id thai Japan's re? lations with the powers of th< worldI were so Improved that the proposed j reductions were fully warranted Premier Katsura said that In such matters the Japanese government al? ways would be guide,) by world con? ditions coupled with the economic conditions of the country. The London newspapers in com? menting editorially on, the California situation say ihe Japanese people must not forget that the unfriendli? ness toward Japan in America repre? sents cnlj a small part t.f tbe country. BATTLESHIPS SAIL. Leave Smyrna for Place of Rendez? vous in Negro Bay. (By Associated Press) SMYRNA. Jan 25?The American battleship squadron, composed of the Missouri. Ohio. Louisiana and Virgi? nia, sailed from here today for Negro bay, Morrocco. The entire fleet will rendesvetts there prior to going to Gibraltar. Ambassador Irishman, who has been here during the stay of ltd ^hips. returns to Constantinople to? morrow. Americana Lose Ball Game. NICK. Ian. 25.?A fool ball match was played here this afternoon be? tween elevens made up from the of? ficers of the American battleships r??w at Vlllafranche and some of the clubs at Nice. Cannes and Monaco. The shore team won, 5 to 1, because of its greater practice. Luncheon to Officers. ALGIERS. Jan. 23.?M. Arago. rep? resenting tbo French government, gave a luncheon here today in honor of the American naval officers on the battleships new in port. Congratulatory speeches were ex? changed. NAVY YARD CUTS FORCE Nearly Six Hundred MecMs MEN SAY IT MEANS LOWE? MT1H6 Employes Believe They Will Be Re? placed at Lower Scale When Work Is Resumed?Constructor Dernes Knowledge of Such Intention. (Bv Associated Pt?as). PHILADELPHIA. Jan. 25?A gen? eral reduction in the number of em? ployes at the Phila lelpbia navy yard bis thrown nearly bad mechanics cf the various departments out of work. Acceding to the authorities of the ;aid this rednoion I* due to the .istape*cV i Ui< wotk on Iba hat? te ships Idaho ri ?'. Mississippi, l>oth of which have heen subjected to a sencr"1 overhauling It is ruomered among ;:ie m?-n that It is the intention of the yard offi? cials to replace them at a low.-r rat? ing and <n a lower scab' of wag?A ? hen work I? resumed Naval Constmc'or Siahl. in charge of tii?. nork at the vnrd. declared today that he has not heard of any - ontcmplated reduction In the wage wale thr'ugh <fflci2i . ' - >.i- !. or any other wav. He said there was no other reason tor the reduction of the work'nc fore than tliat the work <n hand doe* not wsrront th<- rarr: lng of so m."nv nvn en the pav rolls With the return of the liattteslup fleet tbe work will be resumed on a full basis ORDER TO MARSHALS. Usdbnd Statea Officers Must Deny In toxicanta to Prisoner*. (By Associated Preae) WASHINGTON. P C Jan. i5.? The attorney general has I?.-.??--| ~ elrcular to I nl ed Statt-s msf>hil -??in.ag 'hem 'h-?' under no clrenm - ances must Cued State? pr'so n? rs. while in (heir rharae or ha charge of an> of their riepe'ies. In allowed to have Intoxicants, except on the advice of a phvsictsti The circular threatens snnimarv re. iuo>al of any official so offending WEATHER. Shower? and ??Wer Tuesday; rVednesday partly cloudy; -rarla lie wind*. PRICE TWO CENTO TO INCREASE MILITIA'S ORGANIZED EFFICIENCY Detail of Non-CoMiissiofiat Officers ror Duty With State Troops CaiiMy Approved. OTHER HECOUBMTIOIS OEKIO Assistant Secretary of War Acta Up? on View? Set Forth by National Militia Board Designed to Increase* Efficiency of Citizen Soldiers? Cuts Out White Gloves. (By Associated Press). WASHINGTON, D. C. Jan. 25.?Aa the representative of the war depart? ment. Assistant Secretary Oliver has aeted upon a number of recommenda? tions made by the national militia' board designed to Increase the effi cieticy of the organised militia. The recommendation for detail non-com missioned officers of the army for duty with the organized militia was approved, conditioned upon the settle, ment < f the question of the right to pay the expense for quarters, beat, ?Kht. nodical attendance and travel? ing expenses from the federal appro propristlons for the militia. Approval was.given to the recom? mendations for a second series Of Inspections with the view to report? ing on the organization, armament and the discipline of the organised militia; for a system of correspond? ence ?chools for the militia; and the issue of horses for militia field ar? tillery to be charged against federal appropriations. Disapproves Certain Allowsnces. Mr. Oliver disapproved certain re? commendations for allowance of pay and traveling expenses of officers of the militia enaged in giving instruc? tions in rifle practice, or on contin? uous duty at rifle range*, on the ground that such payments are not authorized by law. The recommendations for the issue of white gloves as part of the cloth? ing allowance was disapproved on the ground that white gloves do not constitute a part of the field service uniform ? Adoption of cap and collar insignia to identify the wearer as a member of the first line of the national forces, etc.. was approved, with the proviso however, that the time is not yet ripe for the adoption of such in s.enia. The recommendation fcr an allow? ance for ammunition cases, bandolier* and clip is still under consideration. Co-ordination . Desirable. In Its report the national militia board said it regarded as cf very great Importance the question of the adoption or a definite military poller for the United States with particu? lar reference to a complete co-ord* naticn of effort between the regular army and the organised militia and a combined organization of the too branches of the first line of defense. General Oliver said that this mat? ter is already under consideration by the general staff. The militia hoard expressed its ap? proval of the bill pendlngln congress providing for an addition of ?12 offi? cers to Ibe regular army and saht that the organized militia will make ever-.- effort to secure the passage of this bill. . PURE FOOO OFFICIALS. Meet in Washington and Thanh the President ror His Support. (By AssorUteu Press). WASHINGTON. Jan. 25 ?A com? mittee from the Association of State K ?od and Dairy Commissioners, now holding sessions here, was received by the President in the East Rocm of lo- White House tonisht. ' T'.icy presented him with a reeoha ti?T- expregring appreciation of the rtste food control officials fcr the strong friendship and support ae had i'aa s ci\er them In the fight Inf}' a sq tare deal between the trade aatd the consumers in ? he rale of food and drug products Amoug those on the com ta It tee was Dr. William Assen, of RaMgb. North Carolina. VORKTOWN TO JAMESTOW?. B' i introduced to Cesatr-eot Mrtttary Road at Co?t of $tt?jm. WASHINGTON. D. C. Jaa. ii.?A bill providing for the construction of a military road from Torhtown. Vs., te Jamestown. Va.. passing through histocical Williams burr. was intro? duce,] In the hnu?4c by Representative Ijunl. of Virginia, today. Tn,. read wovM be bellt by the < rdcr of the sv-rretary of war hot the oft let- of pukHe roads of the de> psnment of surriewttare wowsi asaa* the necessary surveys and soperla tend the construct on. sccordhtg fa the bill The m< ssirc appropriates |fs*>jujn) for tk? work.