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only newspaper published Newport News that receives I full news service of the As cuted Press. VOL. XIV. NO. 2?7. ASSOCIATION ASKS F0RJ_EGISLAT!0N Congress Wiil hp Urged to Prohibit Railroads Owning Competing Steamship Lines. ATLANTIC WATERWAYS CONVENTION ADJOURNS Ovatnn for Congressman Moore Up? en His Re-election to Presidency? Rear Admiral Sperry Emphasis Im? portance of Fortifying Virginia Capes?President Comes Today. (Ry Associate! Press.) NORFOLK, va., Nov. If. Reaola |!ooa urging the enactment by eoo greaa of each legislation a> will ore \i ni i.u,-h i.ship or control hy railmaos < ngau-,i in Interstate commerce of eoosterfae .shipping on competing water loutee; reeaoaaModieg the tm HOiate parchooe and enlargement or the Del wire and Chesapeake canal, and an a; pn prialion necessary tor eoBtiauaaee an.? completion of the Xoi folk-H; aulort link, were adopted :\ |he lernBj annual convention -t the Atlaut ii- l>o<per Waterways As B . latlaaj which adjourned after re elections officers this afternoon. The rcaolaticai also atoeJatai 'he i friendly- atfjtode of the association toward ether desirable and practica? ble wati i ways projects throughout the country, which it pledges itself U supjKirt. They also set forth justification for a continuance c.f the proposed Atlan? tic lnlaiii"; Waterway north from Nes; Ycrk to Boston, the improvement of the Hudson river as far as Troy, and its connection with I^ong Islana Sound through i he Harlem river and ship canal. Providence. R. T., was selected as the next place of meeting. Ovation for Moore. The re-election of lion. .1. Hamp? ton .Moore, of Pennsylvania, to the ; residency of the association, aroused a sit rm of i nthu.-iasm. appla-ire and cht. rs. which amounted to aa ovation. The enthusiasm waned only long enough for Mr. Mi ore to thank the convention for the honor, which aO i a'd he accepted with full knwledgr. of the re: ;,.insi. ilities, when it broke rut afresh. The re-election of Addison TJ. Dtirk. of Phiadelphia. as secretary-treasurer, met with oojaal enthusiasm and ap? proval The most important speeches were made and the petal important busi? ness tran.-aeted to today's sessions Nctshle among the addresses was that <f Admiral C. S. Sperry. 1". S. X. who advocated the fortification of tie entrance to t'liesai?'ake Ray. railing attenti, n to fhe indefensible condi tlcn of ill ., marine gateway to the nation's seat of government an.) ?'h ,t Important cities. Railrcad Ownership of Waterwayr. / Anrther hichlv- important address was mnde by Congressman John H. Small, of Vorth Carolina, who em- j rlnrized the impr.rtanc" of prevent- 1 ing ownership or rontroll of waterways by comiK-ting railroads, the contin? uance of work cn the Xorfolk-Rean | rf rooht, andjthe opening up of the ' Delss-are a"d Chesapeake canal. ? Th?- latter project was also ably j advcat.d h' former Senator Anthonv H r?>ns. cf Delaware, and Angnat Rolninnt of Xew vork. sp ke of the GBO* Cod ran.il fVh*t speakers were Col PI nsniif I BOOoaB. of Savannah. Oa : Governor A J Pother, or Rlole bland, and George K Itartol. peahtrot of the it arse, of Pbialdel phis. Prrfisfcr Willis L Moore, chief of the I'T itMl Sta?.?; W<S?her hnreilM. ?a.< to have ?o.->ke?i but was n"t nr*s. eat. He w'll arrive here tomorrow mou irc t" ;ar :rinate in the eere tr.rni. ? :rt< idem to the visit of Presi? dent Taft ?S New Otemjfcers Pledged. In n?p nse to tin appeal hv Frei T lonnetlv of Hem Jersey, chairman > of th.- committee rr wars ?r.d nvartr.. de legit.? pl?-dc?d >vt. new nvmber*. weich wilt i,'mrld. the treasury wltn H.I7V marly twice the oorooot BfaV r4 for ?n meet the cross's of the rrever' on for the coating year. Much nrr.wiin? nee hav-mt V*ee given tn the lack of fnvrrable ?~om wiltl"" set on re rendition.- offered late int rdav hy Remerd X. Raker, nf BaMimcto urging ener-ess tn g0> ?r-i Mfm> ?? BW f *" nnKniMing of the A?n-tl'an aienrhar? m?rine and Bl ^obib't* the r.tmership of cnas^w''", (Continued oo Sereeth POfle) THREE MONTHS IN JAIL j FOR CHEAP BRIBE GIVER Coal Co/npany Man Paid Five Dol? lars to Check Official's Activities. (By As-ui dated Press). I CWIIIKIDCK. MASS. Now IS.? Muiiirip.il graft T?'*?-lv?'d a Jolt in thai : Baaertor Csavt MM today arkt ? iJfi rga Wairvn. of \lalil< n. was s?-n I I? in in MTVd (luce months in the [ HaasM ti Coricciion after pi.ailing ' guilty to u charge o, fcfUfrj tow I* : I BUI only livo dollars. Warren adiiiiiii'd thai ho gave MTli I Iiain K. I Minn. scaier of weights and 1 measi:r.'S for tin- city of M^ 1,1.0. tiv dollatil :o .' i. .iiii In.in pros' i iiting a , < al com aiu la which Warren was , inlcn -N ii and which was charged willi giving shi rt *<? glit In its sales. SPRINGFIELD SHERIFF REMOVED BY GOVERNOR Law Requires That Official Lose H o Job for Surrendering Prisoner. (My Associated Press.) SPRINCFIKLD. ILLS. Nov. IS.? 1 Govetaoir Charles s. Poaess todai de? clared ijic OSes of slierii) oi Alexan der county vacant '.ceauo- S.i> riff Frank K. Davis allow, d William Jam-s. a m-gro murderer, and Henry Salsa? r. white, to b?- taken freni Iiis can' and lynch? i| a' Carlo. Ills., bj a mob on November 11. Tbl gOWtaOr acted ll observance of a tow tlut provides that whence, r a Ibdriat surrcnilers a prisoner to a DaOtt, his cfflce eX|iire immediately. CANNON ANSWERS CRTICS. Denies That Speaker of the House is a Czar. (By Aaaaetatad Prevs > 1 CHICAGO, tULS, Nov. 18.?Joseph' O. Cannon, speaker of the House of Rcptf.?ntatives, answered his critics with a defense of the present vules Of ;he bouse anil denied that the apetik-( er was a czar, in a spfech tonight. Mr. Canr.cn spake in favor of W. J. Moxlev. Itipiiblica-i candidate to suc ei ed William Lorimer. as congrt ss man from the Sixth district of Illi? nois. TWENTY BODIES FOUND Men in Helmets Descend Into' Burning Mine. BATTLE WITH FIRE BEGINS There is Little He3t in Main Gallery. But Search for Dead Miners Cannot - be Continued Until Debris ia Clear? ed Away. Anxious Crowd Waits. (By Associated Picas). CHF.RRY. IL!>S.. Nov. 18? With the recover) of one body believed to be that of (He Froberg, the discovery of 1H others which could not be brought to trie surface aud a determined at i tack on the tire that is burning in the mam pit. progress towards the reach? ing of the .;nu bodies in the St. Pan: mire progress.il more rapidly today than at an> other time since the tire' stirted on Saturday. The air.-haft following the explora? tion ibat resulted in the finding of 20 hodici was closed tcnight and a full stream of water was dire t?*d into it. Then the main shaft was o]ien-| ed The leni|M-ratun- of this sha tias been well over loo degrees, but I . 1'iitiniious sprinkling today reduced I ?t to about :?i degrees. Men in helmets flrsl descended t'i| l. -.-i i ii.l gallery Opemg Blocked by t.-orv. They ie|? rt the m?uth ?f the drift] I locker by timtiers and mud. but the fact that their safety lamps were not I extinguished mdlrafe.1 the absem e of | bla. k damp The next squad to descend went | without helm.-ts and report?-d rondi ttons perfect for an attack on tbe| ? "I. n th. gal1?-> i; rut <).' newtty was experienced in h?werin?| v sunVient length of hose Various crews made the descent They reprrted there was little heat at the ?n< nth of tbe gallery, but that search for hod ** would not be prac ('cable until the blocked opening hvd been cleared of debris Th? proron el to be a ted tort* process and It was ] iCoattnned oa Third Page.) N KW POUT NKWy i WAY TO NICARAGUA ? i President Ta^t Greatly Incensed [by Execution of American Citizens. I _ ! KNOX PRAG IICALLY HAS i RECOGNIZED INSURGENTS Stea.nship Company Receives Notice That United States Would Not be Inclined to Interfere if Vessel Laden With Aims for Zelaya Were Seized ?Explanation Demanded. tl.y AoOOCiated PlCOO). VaSIII.NCK'N.I). ( . NOV. Is An liouncemeul that this government is | ttted of tin high handed actions of the small ? entral American republics practically was q< atauaed in a dtepatcO.I tent l ite iiHlay t( the llluofield Steam ship Company which sought the pio-l tectlon uf the -tali- department float!I Interference i?> lac insurgents now! op. rating aj.:iinst President aya. j An hour latef a peremptory note, c. ,ich"d in diphitinti" language, but! none the less ?Iii et, was delivered to Sein r Felipe Rodreguez. charge d'affaires of the Nicaragunn legation, demanding a lull und complete explan? ation of the cxecatioa of the two Amoric.ins. Leonard (Jrace ami Leroyj Cannon, who were executed by order) of Zelaya. when they were found in1 the insurgent army. President Aroused. PeadtBp a satisfactory explanation' of the occurrence. President Taft | has refused to recognize Isidore Ha -era, the new Nicaragua!] minis- ' ter. Mr. Taft is thoroughly aroused' by the actions of the Zelayan govern? ment eon apparently is determined to make the lives of (Totted States citi? zens much safer and cThsiderably more respected in Central America than they have been hitherto. The attitude of the government was clearly shown late today when the state department sent a dispatch to! the Bluefieidfl Steamship Company, the headquarters of which is in New. Orteana. I 'I he company's regular siaamer was about to set sail for Blueflelds. Nicer- j agiia. with a tn.scellaneous cargo. counted in which were a number of. rifies and other munitions of war., The corporation was warned by agents; of the Nicaraguan insurrectionary lories that the vessel would be liable to seizure, and the steamship people promptly called on the slate depart ment to declare the protect a n this government would give in such a rase. Practically a Recognition. The state department promptly re p o d The answer was the result of a ronferen? e between the President and the secretary of stale. The dispatch, directed to the steam-! ship company at New Orleans and ' signed "Knox, secretary cf state.' read: ' If the announced blockade or tn- | vestment of the Nirariguan |K>rt of San Juan Del None tOreytowni is tst-? lectivcly maintained, an?l tue reou.re OBOOJ - . ; ,.i:--rnafi<>nal law. including sarnins to approaching ves.-cls are! ohs. rvi f. this government would not he dtspr^ed to int. rfcrc to prevent ' its enforcement. A naval vessel will ! tie ordered to Oroytnwn to observe' and report whether the blockade is ? Lactiv e ? Nicaragua a Trouble Maker. Niraragua has been one of Ihr rentral American reputdics that has g ven ttt>j? government more trouble !n f r>?? last few yeei - roan any other, save. pgOPjfepOi Vew.-z.iel? under the sway ?f President Castro Tb* state departm.-nt maint.i oe.; a quiet and reserve that i? described by one dPpeeesai as "ominous " It was I?are? ef, however, thst both President Taft and Secretaiy Knox bave detoroiiood on I he exertion of sow forcWuImmoral suasion, 'f to.ihmc nw-e. wfh a view of bringing the Central American states tn a realization of their re- , sponsibllities. i Oe esecetion of the Aneericans ? held here to be indefensible If I. evident that toe temper of the Confirmed on Seventh Page ) wkTtnm i ? . i = .VA., FkIDAV. NO? DYNAMITERS THREATEN j INDIANAPOLIS' MAYOR Warning Letter Deceatrd With Skull and Croes-boncs?T*o Ar? rest* Made. il'.y Associate,| PreeS.) INDIANAPOLIS. IXI>.. Nor. IS.? 1 Tin- first aipNis in , nun. ctlo,, with tli.. itvnninlt ng <il tin' luiildiiiKH uf Albert \*<?u iagachtl ??everal weeks ago VOM made today, ?Inn Oscir ?Ii I'itlshur^. SDtl .lose Zimli-j rOSfcl, Cf Indiunui'i'ii vere appro-i be sided. Tlu-y will I? held <>n OtYsWS*! at Ml) ring. v-intlii'i it \ilopim lit in the dyna? miting ease tc.d.iy was the race tot nf j ? i in i nil Hin? letter b) Mayor ChartaaI A Itn. kwalii r who ha- I ?" n BdtfVwJ in ml vert Ising a reward o4 110,000 ft t the il>naiiillefg. Th?' letter, written! an.I darnrabrd with a Skull and cross bones, read: "You lit Hit Bn a little slow I have ? -ot Kiine, of tin- bin slicks ami will send rOsj anil some nmre of them bO ?!? A" The dvtiatuiting i f two of shreekerK | : nil.li its and two hnlldlBH which n| c a tract aa was aaaatractiag with mo- \ union labor oci nrred on the night Of.l October Id. WELLS FARGG CAPITAL STOCK IS TRIPLED StockhoiuYrs Got $300 Div-! I idend on Each Share, With | Announcement of New Issue. (By Associated Press.) NBW VORK. NO?. 1C?Wells Far? go d t'onipany today anuouiieid an lacroaea in tite tiaj>ltal stock of the oosapaay tin m js.tnMi.t. to $1:1.1100. mi.i. The new issue of $16.000.11110 is ' in . ?? on* lt d to stockholders, to whom a stock d"vldend of $30d pdf share 1" to be declared. This action wa*s taken at a special , mteting of the dir-clor? of the ex- \ press company here today and is sub? ject to the approval i f the stockhold . ts at a meeting to be held on Da* j cem-her B next. The divide:.d of $:!o0 per share is , to be paid out of the accuuiulaled | surplus sAraheajl of the company. The new ritrck will be offend to holders of the old stock at liar, in the propor- ! t'.on of two shari s of new stock for on<- old. The division ?l' the Company s sur? plus which w.ll t? suit from today's action of the directors, if approved by the stock In.Id. rs. will take ins place among the richest distributions of profits In a large ccriioration in the (listen of American financial : operations. Workej out. the dividend plan giv-s . ai h :-'.? hhoh|er funds for the purchase of two shares of the new st<MM ?*' pal and $Ino in cash. _^ I TUCKER A CANDIDATE NOW. I _ I Begins Race For Governor Four Years Ahead. XDKI'OI K. VA.. Nov. IS? I Odalj not only be a candidate for governor, of Virginia four years hence, but I am a candidate r ght now." said Har? ry 8t. (leorre Tucker, defeated as? pirant for th<> Iterw.cratic fpiherna Isartal nommatu n. uiion hi< arrival here today Mr Tuck- r raaae in from Washing? ton t. attend the Atlantic DOOP Wat? erway convention an.I to participate by special invitation in Ihe Taft day fitactions bete :o:;-.orrow. SENTENCED COMMUTED. Dr. Ell.Ott Pa.-do.i to Life Imprison? ment tv Governor Brewn. fan MMtsasaaj rre?si. ATLAN'ATV OAs Nov. 18.?Oover-' nur Itr, wn toi, :.'it commuted to life irri .Licit.' r ? <i?vlh ? entence if Dr. 3. M. Kllu't. of La Granne, wbo was to h?- hat'c.-d tomorrow for the? mm r ot ?; I, KLer*. in Sept. mlV r. mm Would Eliminate Friction. (Bv Associate* Prervl ItRmTOL. TffNN, Nov. |g._ if the white ps-rt I. ,' the South will close their kit* ben ??. ih shift Irs* negroes, n nc-teenths i the race frictiivn that reesra will he < tarn baa ted hecaise these negrrcs w ill bs v* to no 11 wxrh." . aid ,i '?KrT T Wa?hlnct-wi. h? a fp- 'ch JirC.r. enriBe tonitthv Stele Decay Letter. BRISTOL VAN.. Nov. Is?Hall? way Ma i CietL ? A ft. Wilson. 7?. years old. t. -lavlcoefe?;?ert t., the theft of a d re. 'Air containing $a in mark-d c r:?r.rf when confronted with absolute evidenVe of his guilt. H" was released oalhond. RMBttfct I90D. EXPEGTED SHAKE UP BEGINS iN NEW YORK Six Suspected Employes of Customs Service Dismissed by Collector Loeh. EXPERT COMMISSIONERS FOR " HOUSE-CLEANING": -*t_ Fight Men Whose Integrity is Said to be Unquestioned Appointed to De? vise Scheme of Reorganization?' Nothing Concerning Meeting Given Out?'Calling OR" Began in 1898. (By As..e.-,:.led Press). NKW YORK . SOt is TtM expert <il snake ii.i lu tao Neu York coot OEM house. a> a resiill of the sugar fraud esooJun 00 i eftUethm. began today, with the abrupt dtootiaaaJ i i .-,i\ sus-j pei ted employ res by i'? let (or IjM'b. At the s:ime tune eOOM the 10000000? uient tn;it .i house .leaning < ommla sumi i.r elt.tu citftOOM experts- whose integrity i. itmpi. siioncd?has been ?BfMtBod by Mr. I.oeb to take up at' . OOe the word of making; the Nov. York customs house a model for the. ? nine rouutry." M.Ik.ugh the names or th" si? men 1 dismissed today were not given out, Mr. I.Ii said that ?II of them were ? jMMot is inspectors. Kour were form- i eriy axsistaut weighers on the sugar ? I" ks and arc now under charges which are being investigated by Hen? ry I. Slimsi l., . pe'i.il c tinsel for the govern*.o itt in the sugar investiga? tions. Mere Than Fifty to Go. Too u.rcct ncraekoi for the ataruls ?.il of the other two inspectors was ru<d by Collector l.oeb to be their anopttaig poceofJe of "tips'- from -team-hip passengers According to reOOVt, mi re than lifty other employes are also to be ousted by Collector l.i eb w ithin a few day s. The new commission, which is ex-1 peeled to BeelgO a scheme of reoi gam ? .an,'i for the customs administration at the peel (if New York, is headed i hj Kr incis Wilhams, deputy collector,! and Mark IV Andrews, a member ol Mr l>e I, s personal board of legal 0 eooot, 'I he OthCf members; represent ail th~ imiKj'tant dop-vrtmet? of the cus? toms >ervice. Th?y are: John .1. Raskiew.s. deputy surveyor: William Spiagne, deputy collector; Oeorge'J.j |Smnh. m> mber of the Tinted States j rcivil -service board; Matthen M Conevs, deputy survey or and John ('. i 1! tn. in. and Stephen W S Teiinent,| deputy appraisers. i No Information Given Out. I These eight men, know as the col le. t. r: advisory committee," held their Brvi session in the cosions house this afternoon. Their meeting 'anted until iate in the evening, but nothing was gtvea out as to the bust eeis wb-ch itcupied their attention. The < diector was asked If the 22 weigher I whose names he has submit- | M to the I uited States civil service c< inmissiou understrables" has I'.-en indicted by the federal grand lury for compliciiv in the sugar Hands but he d.-ciin^d to either con hrm or deny the report. Mr i i eb n-fusei to discus* the ? h -rg. ?;' a former s|>e. ial deputy tba* the government had been defrauded 01 d.ines aggregating to ati fl.tP- . '-o .tin ugh the under weighing of lern .ins admitted at this |?on be'ween US* i.nd ion*. First information in 1B9S. Thai 'br firs; nf-">r?n ition of frauds rgaitist the government In con nee ? ?, w.tr . ugar irr,- . ;atu r.s was i lough! t" the treasury depormeat as tar bock os IBM, ores declared today by Will.am Tbe? Mid. a fnra>er con Jtdeni al agent of the treasury depart a^nt. Vr T ? ?>??'?' : that he was ae sifted to tj ho O Investigation oo the ??ugar rennery docks in Rrnr.klyn at ' !i ' i.i. I,,,- w a.'. I , T after three day* work, and the investigation w^s not continue J The former treasury agent said that the rugar fraud? were a entail ? rontlr.ued on Seventh rage ) TWO KILLED IN S. A. L FAST MAIL WRECK Negro Fireman and a Tramp Lota Their Lives; Three Others Injured. illy An.iMiut.Ml Prosa). SAVANNAH. <iA., Nov. 18.--Two |H>rsous v.r.- kll:?-d and three rffhtrs Injured when the Florida fast mail train ol' the Scnlxmid Air UM was wrecked two miles south of l>eiiuinrk, S (V. about o'clock this morning The Hu n was thrown from the traek BJ the removal of a rail while run nitiK at the inte of f. miles hii hour. in.' .lead are a cohered fireman, ?im wO i .night under the o\. ?i.nii-d en g lie alol a 11.1 tu 11 who w.. . -leiilini' a Ilde The engineer and two passengers were injured, but not seriously Kvety effort h being made to rapture the i.'leged* a rockers. Another train on the same road was detailed by wreck? ers til almost the same place several months apo. AUTO LICENSE LAW STANDS. New Jersey Supreme Court Sustains Statute in That State. ir>v ASMcia .'d Preeei. TUl.ViON, N. .1. Nr.v 18?The Supreme lYurt today In an opinion by Justice Reed siistuiu.il the ronstl tutlonalily of Ihe Krcelinghnsen auto? mobile law. This is a law which re? quires the liking out of a license by i. I-!.".is and non-residents of the stale who desire to operate an nuto ?M bile In New Jersey. BAN ON BIG HATS. Scuth Carolina Biptist Women De? nounce Peach-baskets. (Hy Associated Press.) COLI I Mill A. S. C. Nov. 18?Call? ing for co-operation on the part ??r the wLilit n of other chiTches. the I South Carolina Ilaptist Woman's Mis- j ?tOOOf] Cn.on today launched a move. I tin nt d-sigmd tn put a stop to the! wearing uf big hau in church. The .. denouncing the ' peach-basket and Merry Widow styles ' of headgear for Sunday wear was ! I-.i ???it amid great enthusiasm. LONG ANO WARM DEB?TE A. F. L. Delegates Row Over Chicago Situation. DEMANDS PURIFICATION Convention Votes to Investigate Con torvtrsy. and Requests That Machinists be Withdrawn From Elevator work Pending Settlement (Ry Associated Press; TORONTO, ONT.. Nov. IS -A reso lution de< Uring that the Internat.gBJPJ | Association of Machinists permitted their membets to take the places of nni'-n elevati r cr nstrurtors who were on strik<' for hig.fr wages in Ch.cago, and a^kinr", t:iat the machinists im? mediately withdraw these men from such employment. piling, d the cotiven- i tion of the American Federation of! labor today Into a long a.id bitter j deuate. during which It was de.-tare l j that as a result of loo much labor |H>iltics, the labor movement In t'b''rago demands purification. To investigate Controversy. The convention voted to investigate the controversy ard tequested that the ma? ht'ii-ts st pr.-<ent ? mph i?l < n tlevat.r construction fx- withdrawn until the trouble Is settled Amalgiimat'on of the International I'a ton i f Kl-'vatoi constructors with the Inierna'iiie.al Association of Slarhli '-is wa* reo? mm ended I' ? A- ' ".. ?.-.- '.'??' ""ell ? f the machine-;*- a-s... a; .on. <!?? ared th-i the machinery of the country is reek ing with non unionism '? aud spr?".Uel to the bunding tiades department of the federation to a?s:?t the ma hin Ists in Ihelr eg- rts to unnn're their I mdnct Year's Truce Declared. A year's truce was declared by the eoo>veot'< n in the dispute between the brewery workers, flreaaen. taaaastera and engioeets The entirr dar was gtvea ewer to i'o ?! '.i.iv-i' i ii? Jurisdictions! Otaomtes reported by the cnmoiillee oo adjustment. THE WEATHER. Fair Friday; Saturday partly oudy and warmer; light to odrrate weet to aouth wind*. PRICK TWO CENIb ATTEMPT TO" HOG" ALL SUPERVISION State Railroad Commissioners Resent Attitude of Interstate Commerce Commission. ItNSE SITUATION ON FLOOR OF CONVENTION Mr. Earl, of South Carolina, Declare* That if Federal Inspectors Claim Precedence In Investigation et Wreck in His State There Will be a Fight?Compromise Effected. (By Associated Freaa.i WASHINGTON, !> C , Nov. 18.? 'I he n cling of resentment on the part ol some stale railroad coniuilr*aliinere*>| against what they tum tbe wish dfg| tlie lud rstate Commerce Commlsalon 10 ' Iu>k" all the supervision over rail nans reached a climax at the con? vention oi national asscelatlon of rail? way coiiitnlsoloni rs today wheu the couventlon saw asked to approve tbe Bach hill if the last congress to em jovvi r the Interstate Commerce Com m shlon to Invistlgtite all accidents ob railroad engaged in inteiStafe com? merce. Commissioner Karl, of South Caro Una, led in the denunciation of tie hill. The discussion Hnally resulted In C? .iin'i. si. tier Clark, cf the Inter stale Commerce Commission, and CommheioBcr Htiir, of Florida, otter? ing a suggestion ihat the bill be ap proved. If amended, mo a3to epeclty It v.J., in no way to iuli rfere with ttasa right:, of the state. North Dskota Objects. Scarcely had Secretary Mosely, of (in- luteistste Commerce Commlsalon, IIni.-ue(| tliu.rt iiitt of a ?pecall com mittle, i commending the approval ot the Usch bill, teforo Ccnimiaaioner Smith, of South Dakota, w as o! jectlng thai it would Interfere ?Ith tho right of the i.tateg to inv< etigate. M Moarly said he was amazed to hear such a atatement. Hut it wa.i not until Cnniml isioaer Kail i tallied the 11 or that the* eitua tlon became delicate. W< have heard you ask for cnt iium cli.-.sificaiion. uniform demur* rare, uniform this and uniform that," >aid Mr Karl, shaking his finger OA Mr. Mosely. ' We ere getting tired i f it. Arg >m go'ug to take everything? Hi taU y*>n right now. as a railroad commlB sloner of South Carolina, I'm not fa? int; to adopt your uniform demurrage cod .** ? Political Appo ntees." Mr. Karl continued, saying if tne ted oral In. pectora should come to some wreck in South Carolina claiming pre? cedence on his Inspectors thrre would lie i? tight. It w. old not be so had.-' he added. MK you had comp -tent men, but yoa ? : , nt inefficient. political ac pe nte : ihat try to lot,l II over ?a with tin- badge of federal itialiectore." M Mosely exp'stned that n: prea ,.:it railroads .or. required to report ?.n wtfckf and it was dtstred to bavej there reuorts more accurate and mora In detail, with a view of preventing: the railroads from ' Ijrfn*" aliovt thetal ? ! ? ? t rlaiin?-d tbfy some tlmea Company Should Bear Coat. Cost i '. arc, unting should he ag>- . plied ;e railroad aecrmr.t., if super vs:*.n of rail-cacVi by public ogaeavaf Is to be intelligent and fair. I^H was the ncritlcn tnk?n today by AS .ociate Justice O'Hrien. of the 8a p-. n, Conrt of Minnesota, in address? ing the convention on :hr object of i:*"tneat as betw-n state Int rstvte tranV cf a railway valtja- | making or rat* reeulath r p-trpes.-s Durina im da? the committee em I k ? icn reenronv ndod. among oth? er thlnrs th* enactment of a hxvr - railroad secerRv hcMOfa twi etha-st a" the^r rieht? in ataO*> rr,.rtc ??-fore going lato the faaMta#/l conrts _ fTte Assoelaten PrewO iVV'?tw A'.a Not 1??? P.-ith, f-?rmer stsmp clerk at lo-al postoftie. pleaded guilty to the charge of twituleeaaat wa* eentenced to two yean la Atlanta prison This la ties t?JN of the svme kind here la the bast years Former Postmaster J. al? ia now ?erring a aeateace ia AtlaaOAl the aaase offense.