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THE DAILY PRESS '? tl only newspaper published Nt*po.-t News that receives tl full newt service of the Aei dated Press. VOL. XV. NO. 301. KHME ENTOMBED; FIRE STOPS RESCUE Over Ihree Hundred Colliers Lose Their Lives in Mine Ex plosion Near Bolton.Eng. FATHER DIES IN ATTEMPT TO REACH HIS TWO SONS Little Hope Is Entertained That Any of the Employes Below the Ground Are Alive, Though After Many Hours cf Determined Work by Res? cuers Two Are Taken Out. ttty AMocittel Pte?s> BOl.TOX, ENG., Dec. 21?More than I"" eoUtera lest their lives today In an explosion of the little Hultou colliery of the Hulton Colliery Com? pany, which is located a little dls ?.asc! outside this city. The. explosion occurred early in the morning, soon after the miners nad entered the pit to begin work. Its force was terrific and later in? vestigation showed that the lower passages had been blocked. HeYoic efforts were made by rescue parties all day long, bin a fierce tire which followed the. explosion prevented the rescuers from penetrating beyond -PiO yards into the workings All Hope Banished. At 9:3u o'clock tonight eil the res? cuers were called an<t a e nferenc.' was held, at which OmciMaeenl In? spector G-errard, the engineers sad the mine, manager were present. In spec'or Gerrard issued rf report after making a descent into the pit, in which he stated that it was im;>os sible that any of the miners are still alive. He added that nothing* could be done except 'o bring up twenty bedi. k found lying near the mo'itb. The report was communicated to the anxicj.s crowds around the pit month, after which the bishop of .Manohc-t?r conducted a touching service in the open air and the people slowly dis? persed. No explana'icti ts given as to the cause of th?. explosion, which com? pletely wrecked the mine. Second Explosion. This is the second great miue dis? aster in England this year, an explo? sion having occurred hi the Welling? ton ccili. rv at White Haven. Cumber? land, on May 12. iu whkh ISf miners wer.- killed. Tb? explosion today resulted in the temporary disablement of the maehin tn> whereby 'he rag- s are lowered nd draw:: to the surface, and it was considerable time before the first res. ?Be party reached the bottom of the pit. In all. th?y brought out eight men Mill living, bu the majority ot theee Mere in a serious condition I trom the noxious gases. Ten bodies J also were removed, snd twenty addi- J * on... bedies were found partly ccv-1 ered by heavy falls of coal. Two More Found Alive. .. j Lo'e tonight the colliery fans were i .star??d again and the air was fovnd to he fairlv good. Arrangements were ^ -hen made f. r relays of re:-eu?rs to! go into the mine every three hour* i throughout the nighL Thwarrls mid right tw_o mere miners wire fouud, alive. They were terribly burn?d. R! was announced that forty bodies bad ; been i-clbcted at the bot'm of the, ehaft. A tlicker of hope still animates the' rescuers that more men may be found :>llYe. Doctor?, nurst-s and atnbu-' lances ;:re s':il on the scene. Aidolk the inritents was the death j of a riicuer. who, anxious to reach bin two sens, wbo wer" entombed. g** ; in advance of his comrades and for- j felted lila life from afterdamp. The king '-a. M-ut a touching ine-s-1 s?ge of sympathy STANDS BY THE BARGE. I Steamer North Star Ready \o Assist Helpless Craft. <nv A?w>rt?te<i Waase BOSTON, MASS.. Dec 21.?In a wtrelet-s despatch received tonight the at earner North Sur. New York for Portland watch at noon fodav op the missing Consolidation Coal Company barge No. 12. reported run? ning Into a heavy gaV? during which the hawser towing the barge twice ? parted. The mest^ge said the North, Hear was landing by the berge with j little Chance of being ahJe to brine i'! to Portland tonight Tho .eirfain an<i four mewr-rs of the crew were still ] on th? craft, but in no immediate j danger Orders Lower nates on Bertne. (Ttv AnerMated WASHINGTON. D. C . Der. 21 K.?i iral order* were announced by the In? terstate rnemwr, Commtasiot l -lav j rxjnrlng the price heretoft^e exsc-ed j by the Pullman Company for upper) berths Sn ?leeplne rvr? The e*-der; afreets the Pullman Company W? Bx i rate* upon !>ga>er hr-the not exceeaV fng se per eeat of the rales app.'l.o V* ender the PnHasan r-mnenv? tariff trpon tower berth*, which the twwer berth rate is 21 "9 the apevr Thanh ra'e ?bali b? Ct?d a- a rate not to exceed II K FLOODS CWSE FAMINE; THOUSANOS STARVING Many Lives Are Lost by High Waters In China and Situation Is Crave. rJtr A"*?"c"?'"< P*tNBSa 1 VICTORIA, It. C. Dir. H.?News was brought by du- steamship Ay meric today of floods that have caused great loss of life and of a severe fa? mine In the Anhui province of OMR a, affecting Ms and a half million pe1 bear. Rev. O. Lohenst ur- * return? ing mlssionsry from North Anhui. said: I "The floods csn-ed gieat loss . I life. The rapid rise of water swept awa> scores of villages, thousands of l?ersons being drowned. A railroad I engineer r-ported that oue of the ' bridges near there bad been ohuked 1 with bodies and ha had been linprin | oiled two days In the upper part of a tunnel wt lore betBg rescued by a boat? man. "The situation during the winter will !?<? terrible far worse tiiati dm inc the fa Mite three years ago. The i . tarving can be recUoiu-d by hundreds [eW thousands. It.-dief eonunittees I should be organized at. on. >. i HER SUICIDE KILLS CHILD. ! Woman Drinks Carbolic Acid?Lies Down With Baby. fBy Associated Preae) \KW ORLEANS. LA.. Dec. 21.-- Ar? ter swallowing a large dose of car? bolic acid oday. Mrs. Mary Kidol'ch lay down on the bet) wdtn her lip* pressed to those of her five-days-old infant which I he firmly cats red in her arms. When found, the baby was dead a-* th(. reealt of absorbing the fresh acid from her mother'.- lips and Mrs. Kadolich was in a dying condi? tion. She la said to have rptarrrlrd with her husband la: I night. State Law is Blamed. I NKWAKK. N. .(.. late. 21.--Not the I owner*, tenants, occupants or building inspectors wer? res-|K>nsible for tlie factory tire here of u fortnight ago in which 2." girls lost their lives, but the laws ot the tiate of New Jersey. Such was the finding of a coroner's jury I today. llDEnfSTlMAN . I Man Arrested Charged With Assault In Richmond _ PRISONER IN WASHINGTON ; May Hcward, of Virginia's Capital City. Alleges the Accused Also Robbed Her. and She Brings Other i Serious Charges Against Him. RICHMOND. VA., Dei. 21.?Alfred j Armstrong, who was rtcently arrest ! ed in Washington as a member of a i "badger game" gang, has been iden I'iflcd by Detective John Wiley and I May Hcward as the man warned in 'this city cu a charge of trssault and I lobbery. A tel?gram to this effttct has just bei_n reteivd here. Detective Wiley, accompanied by tbc Howard woman, upon whom he committed 'he assault some t'me ago, wrBt to Washington WYdtio-diy morning, 'he woman be? lieving frum a publisher picture rf Armstrong that be was tffe man who robbed her. Identifies Prisoner. As soon as the detective reached the capital city b'' re;x>rled b'j -nres tnce to the chier or police in Wash? ington, and accompasird by the wearaa was taken to the jail when1 Arm?tn ng was -confined waittng a hearing ov a charge of attempting to ex ton f.*,.t.-Oi) from a wealthy Wash? ing onian. The wctnan immediately identified Armstrong, acroidlng to the t? b gram, diclar.ng that there was net the slightest doubt in her mind that te was the man wbn had asset! ed and robbed her in Richmond. She said that the mm bad called cn her a number of times In the east? ern section of this city, and had finally made her the preposition tba they v-onld travel together in seerca of we;. 'hy men: that the rtat aaan wonid be' "taken in" and would be forcetg to "give up1* has weal h to avoid ;. scandai She Dec'med scheme. The woman declares that she re? fused to have anything to do with any etch scheme, bat continued to receive Arnrntrotia; *'% her boose A few days later, she geclares. the raffr. called on her. tied her down and robbr-d h-r <f about SV??every ce*V she had In the world. She imme-iUttel? reported the case to th- city police, hat her assaitan' managed to elode the officers and tr' out of town. AraseSroag recently a^teasgeted hi ?hake 'down" rbarh-a Roeeaihal in Washing-en. rhowiag him |?hoto graplis tf RokenthaL for which the waith) man agreed to par SS.SOS Wh.-n Armstrong called for the won.-. ho?e\er. be was peetneea np?.n by e>tr-rtree* aad locked et>. W MiklagSga tffl. gf course, fearee ?rst claim apoa_hlm. hat sl.mikl he be released eaaR>r an*.- t>rr-t< x? the brass Mat here to face the charges tecoght by May Haward _NEWPORT NEV ??N BELIEVED BURIED IN DEBRIS Three Lives are Lost and Sev? eral Injured by Big Fire in Cincinnati. PROPERTY LOSS MORE THAN TWO MILLIOI Whole Manufacturing Block cf City Is S*ept by Flames. Which Fne msn anrS Insurance Men Think were of Incendijry Orig.n?Huge Build? ings Are Rapidly Destroyed. (By Ar^tiH-taU'C TrrbSl CINCIVNATI, ().. Dee. 81.?A AoMfe str?a:?s Mill phased t'itlgh upoir th, smoke linn efrtcha of Um fin- tnat I de-sir )>fd a l.ieirk of t'in.-innati'a man lecturing district enny today. K?- a pltulation tl the less in I1'?' and prop erty shows the disaster to be larger tban aavy of lie <?? niat' s placed di r ing lie progress] of the conflagration. The i ia 1 e-ount shows thai three men 1st their lives; six were injured. oik- |h rhaps fatally, while the proie erty loss is more than |2.800,W0, cox ?i ii I?? innuiame iei t*M) exUn m>' 11,400,009. w The origin of tii?. blaze Is not known, but the manner in wh'ch the huge buiidlng burned caused beliet by members of the fire department and Insurance men that it was of in? cendiary origin. T1k* body of Charles Schwengel, ladder man cf Fire Company No. IS, 'now is believed to be buried in th i ruins. An entire block irom Nin:h to S>c , amore streets, to Hroadway, was j Bwept by the flames. The firms < biirnoel out are.: Firms Burned 'Out. Krijipend-rf ft O'Neal Shoe Cou pany, southeast corner Ninth and Syc? amore streets; Taylor Poole Leathe Company, northeast corner Ninth and i Sycamore sTeeta, and Hill Shoe Com j |>any, adjoining; Twin Lock Com I pany, adjoining Kripp? -n.fl.orf ft O'Neal 'Shoe Company on the south; Syce ? more Street Stable Company bain: ! Griess Pflicger I.iather Cjmpany; j Victor Safe and Look Company, north ] west corner Ninth -street and Broad j way; warehouse of the a. ft .1. Nurre [Company, picture frsnns and mold 1 ings, Broadway, opposite- Ninth; E. t>. ! Duncan paper box lac.cry. adjoining : the Nurre warehouse; Wilberg Bros. ; facto-y in the iear of the Xurro plant Rapid Werk of Flames. The fire, i: is belie ved, started in I the tugine room of the- plant of the j Krip.H-ndorf Company. Hardly bad 'the fire been discovered whe:i the j flumes leaped from almost every win jdrw mm cellar to roof. When the ! Are t>pparaUis arrived it was seen 1 that the shoe- factory was doomed and the- fir< men turned to the work 'of trying to save adjoining buildings They practically strroundtd the hie with water hut i>\hsd too muon ?tart, aide.i b? t:ie wind, and it continued j to spread fn-ai building <? building. ART DEALERS ARE SUED. ? - Covernn-ent Bringe Action Against New Ycrk Concern, toy Associated lTe.ee? RBW YORK. I>ec. 51?The fed'rat government filed nine complaiuts her?- today against Dai MB Brothers, the in'erratiorml art dealers, in 8 , reri's of civil forfeiture suits, regre gaiinir approximately St;'?),?**?. The ' ani's are a txque! to the arrcrt in '? Octe tt-r tf several m< mbcr* of the 'firm of oha'tcc* of pn,. unter, aiua httoa of imports. T\e goods involved are all under sciiir?? landing decision oi the I'n.ted ' States District Conn and the defend? ants murt flic a bond for the full ; valve, which Includes the foreign ! vahi* >, p'us cuayoiBw du'ics before I repossessing them. Tb?- jcvvernnx nt ' h.t? the right to sue for the f- rteitore of all goods aaM by the Doveen* and ! now !<? pofaessi'.n of Ifcdr cuite m era. i: eluding many promm? nt mtl llenaires. in ces?* where It is ehowu that there wa? any defect km in 'he payment of duties. May Legalise Horse Racing. .By Aiwk-jW fTraei NArfHVII.LE. TKNN. Dee. :i An eWort will be trade dur ng the coming taaaahaa of tiv leaiaiatui* to legalize hrrre re, Inz in Tennewe. placing H wader the coo trot of a state racing II It Is nndVrsoAd. fashioner after the Kent eck? law Coder a law pasaed aev.ral year* ago betting on hone was Btroh lotted I? tbke state Schooner la Stranded ? Mr aaasOaanBaS twee.) MCRRHEAD CITY. N C. I?re tl ? A large feror aaaetrd BaanWBBB fa stranded on the went aaa> of Cape lookout ?heals ahvet flee mile* out from ?- nt Haoeti. and he heevy raev Baag tMe and atrofjg wind kj drivtnc 'be vewer.1 farther oa ,'n. sonata rtio lite eovtac crew from Cane Lookont MS'i i.l ? to -b* vtnel* neeo OOC" IS, VA., THURSDAY, DE STUDENTS IN BIG RIOT. Ort? Is Killed In Finn* With Police and 8ever.il Injured. 'By Ansooiaiisi e reset 0OB88A, I ?.????. "'A'-An attempt l?v the polio* today to disper.-e ? stu drnt'k meeting in the preeiui ts cf th<* Uni\erslt> led to a serious riot, hi which one student wjs killtil. three Wit ? wounded and others received ? light A'oiitul e Seven ,lejU emeu were severely injured. During the courae of the meet in-; the puttee ree,B?s.ooB*1 ihe students to withdraw. In answer a .hot wa< ire I in the pit Thereupon the de-in called u|h>ii the prefect, am* a strong de taihmetit of police and i-oaaacka, mr rounded the univrilty building. The prefaefj whtta mounting the steps w.v. greeted with a volley t>t revolver shots from all the windows of the in-tiiu tion. The poltdfj replied with two voR.ys. Two hundred and thirty-fire stndi nts were arrest eil PrlOBE FRAUDS DCEPER. Another Chapter |g Promised in Un? derweights of Sugar. 'Tiy A->?'>clale.l r-rraal WASHINGTON. I?. CL, I>ee. 21. jt'ui'on'K experts' from the treasure , and apeefaj agents of the dcpir'nvnt of justice hre, now maUitig an inves 1 il-atlon which promises to Bdd an | other ehupttr to the story of sugar , frauds again: t tb'e government, r An aliened a bo ?. of the BO-egJtsd , "drawback" prirPeges, ntiasitrialty at j >l>e iiort of New York, is under rigid I investigation aiaOolie official drclsre? I the revelations promise to put the I government in position to recover I nearly as much as It did In the tin , ties Qflihi raset when more than $3 jPOO.Obo was )>aid to the treasury. TAFT WILL PLAY SANTA CLAUS. : President To Give Out 102 Turkeys To White House Employes. ?rtv A**Hooiate<l Presm i WASHINGTON. la C. l><c. 81.? i President Tatt will plav Santa Clans I in giving away Christmas tarbny* to ! all . f the; married employes about the ] While House and executive offices. iu : eluding the policemen on duty in the : Whit * Mouse grounds. It will r*jp.uire 102 of the holiday birds to fill Xlfhe baskets and the money outlrAy *U be in the neighborhood of R Is a time honored custom r*f prii dents 'o distribute tvf%ev* ar^Voi-dU mas time. TO CELEBRATE 104th BIRTHDAY, Former North Carolina Woman Has Daughter 85 Years Old. MONTGO.MF.RY. .VIA., Dec 21 ? Mrs. EFthcr I) as. of Mcntgomery, will celebrate her lnith birthday on Christmas day. She was born tn North Carolina on Dig Coldwater creek. Ifccember 180?!. She has been I nsidtnt <f Montgomery for 'forty-two y-ars and has a daughter ! who is v.*. > ? a,'- old. NULLIFlESAGTioN OF NEW MEXICO ON LINE Senate Adopts Resolution Anent Boundary Dispute Between States. ( ?V / WASHINGTON. D. C, Dec :1 ? 1 Complying v i-b th-. n roiauii ndation cf iTcs.e.-g: lat: as i'*o%c>cd in a spe< Ml message, the senste today adopted a joint resolution nullifying 'th? aci'n t>r t.ic cor^tltu ional con leewttoe DC New Mi aji o ha fixing the one hundred and th.rd meridian of i h vp.'..ac as tut- tasurn boundary oi the prc*|ective ?tn'- mid giving the president power, in .-onjunc ion wltu ?ht?- state r,t Texas, to i e-<vt jblti-b the line run by J. H. Ciark, in UiS. as the true boundary between N? w Mex? ico and Texae. The <it.-<pnte cf iong dt'raticu and i grows ci.t of an err-.r made by Clark in his effort as a tirveyor of the govetnm-nt to mark :be one hundred i tnd third m< ridlsn. It was intenced the' this meridian should c. nstitnte 1 the dividing line, hut Clark pawed " .wert cf where p should have been, a* was devth>:Hd by anbs quem sur? veys. ? e.l saatebbntl anth-i sties, as wall as those of Texas, accepted it aa aece ! rate, bot New Mexico co-aUtided Itt rhe more eesfro traemg and 'he oa . ? nahen to carry that coat? ntkm in'o cgect. m h?? me*-*age the urr?idcat pointed) out that pr p erty in this state and reriimuiated ond*r the rec-gBitiem of the CUrk r. rv**-, and iirgeg thas the established ordrr should not be dfhturt-d Senator H'vbnrn egtcmeed the re> . lutto-i. eontendtng that the Clark virv y had beea mane for the purpose of locattag tremejrt-thbn, and not for ate - s at es He gjffAd that not less than S4*M8e ac- \Vwad of a valee at an ?^'~d^^Pginv !.?-i. .md lie he rest or* e sat toe Foi aiibnsier raraw ec lram*d to h.- heare iCEMBLR 2?, 1910. LORIMER ENTITLED TO SEAT IN SENATE j Investigating Committee ofi ! Chai HesA^inst Illinois Sen- j ator Presents Report. 'DECLARES HIM NOT GUILTYj I i OF CORRUPT PRACTICES Finding* of Inquisitor? Submitted to I Uppci Branch of CongreM 8'ys Th.it Members of the Legislature I Who Confetted To Rect.vmj Bribe* j Should Not Be Believed. <Hy AMoelatvd rress) W.u IIINi.TON. I?. C. Deo? 21 ?Do clailrw ab their conclusions that "t-he title o: Mr. Lorimer to a ttat In tbe senate baa not been shewn to be in rilM by the Use 0| employment of corrapi met hods or practices," tbe COOS Mitt ee whle'h investigated < harne? of bribery made in connection with I tbe eUctlon <?f William Lorimer as ? wen?tot front Illinois, preaented Ha rv I t>ort ti the senate today. Tbe report, j which was presented by Senator liur I rows, chairman of the committee em j privileges and elections, was laid on 'the table, but Inastnueh as tbe report j Is privileged it may be i.-tiled up at I any time. Not For Lonmer-$ Benefit. Charges that four members of the j Illinois legislature were bribed and that three other members paid bribes I arc not ignored by the committee, j j Tb'- report decleres that those who, confessed u> laijgf fBn bribe* should j ?act be believed, "??! that the votes ot j those who were charged with paying j bribes should be' counted. In relation . i to the charge* that there was a cor ! rcpticn fund used In tbe Illinois leg? islature and thai It was disbursed b? tone Rol ? n E. Wilson, the report says ! that there tr no evidence that +t was I used for the benefit of Mr. Lorimer. Matter For the State. ! The committee suggests that any I investigation of the use of each a , fund should be made by the authori? ties cf the sta'e of Illinois. The re pyit declares turiher "that there was no test im on} offered during the inves? tigation which would tend. In the re? motest degree, to Implicate Senator Larimer in any pervoea] act of hi n> ery <r attewpted/hrihery or corrupt pajcrJs> s or any sort. Th. statement of views sent to 'he cotniii'tie by Senator Franicr, who I w-a> .4 member of the sub-committee whi.ii eor.-Klcied the rase, w.'s not I fllcel wth 'be r?|iort. j It whs xtated that Mr. Kr.'/.i>r had I asked that it be w ithheld and that be > should be permitted to tile a minority rep'rt if he should dislre to do so I liter MR. FRAZIER BELIEVES THERE WAS BRIBERY I CHfCAOO, ILL. Dec. ri.-Senator ' Frazier, who was here ,oday, madt Ihadhfte Ms statement in which he dis seata trom the view of his eolleOffuis : that Senator Lorimer was not beae nte tl by ih? alleged corrupi;??? ei <- - r j tain members of the legi-latnre. His statt meni in pjrt is as follows: I "Tiie lesi-lni'ire of liline is connst ;?d of members, which wen- pros lent .md voting on the occasionN>f the leleetion .f Senator i>.rimer. A Qoo [mm od both houses being preheat, fa ? my cpirion he must hate reeet*eff a j majority of all tboee present and j votln,;, or IBS fee, to hav?. been . ,:lect'_ j Senator Leir M r received ' 104 vetes, aar six more than neces i sary to elecT. "Tha testimony taken by th? cosa-' jmlttee t tttrtW me thai ft ur member, I of ih? legl.-ls >.' ? ?er. j*ei m<>ne> for voting lor. or <n renseqeence ot i having voted for Senator Intimer. ? One ?enator and three rcp'e sriitativM 'adm.tted under oath before the COM mittee that :hey were paid aseney. and th? admissions, and tbe farts and ?^cj-Tista^e? ? wurro-indlng the trasva awtsOart, anliefY ?,.. that they reeeived U as * bribe tor th? ir vo es for Sen? ator Lorimer "The four self-cnefeaeed bribe? takers implicate tare., other aseaebers of the leglsLvtore who toted lor Sea-' a?cr Ixtrimcr aa tbe per soon who bribed them. Tb*> testimonv aaiisBee Me that the three alleged brtbe-gi*?r? were cult, of that offense Ton,nr. mind the man who bribes another as as corrupt aa the ooe ?ho u bribed, and by bin eon opt act of bribery hei der.onnrsvei. the faet that he la aosje too ^iWMt t<> receive a bribe If df-| While the proof bs aot clear ejr| tcaclaelve that thee- three affagve brlb? givers were b. reserves britx-e or rnrruptly N:Been?-?d to vote far' Senator i/ rim. r when I tah> sanol eeasi.litwVe their e?mipt tuedsavt as iirit?r? of others together with all ihe tart? and Hicn?stance* surroaad Ina; ihl? ceee. I eaeeot briac myself 'oaervf ?Ith tbe ma) ?ri:> of th? seb coresr.ii'e thi- their vot.-s are free sa ?*n^r '^i^,mai0r,tr "TIm^ three votea. aev.ed te 'be '^IFT* w?o>ti f**< "t^-tf w^rteSefhaf^ VOVmtt *5,?"^* mm Ultelef-fJ rix** KliiQiaUr \m^& and h'' vote received by Senator L/>r Im? r wa* I' -- than h majority of the] vi ten ggge. " \s utated abo\e. it ut w ith hesi? tancy and i cluctatn . fust i differ w ith my colleagues, bi:t i have felt lot l>elled 10 do so Hftei it most careful j and. i trust, unbiased study of tultij neo.J. <|| "l:t view or the fact that I ganjsjgf] to stand alone in the views hi rein ox prtn-red. I malt*- no r<commendation: but i lit. ask that the members vf the | comml tee, not member* of the sub- I committee, carefully rend .ill the tes-^ tlmcri.i tu lere forming an opinion." j BLEWHIi BUGif I*MY; WILL SC CO?RT M?iRTlHlD ICharge* Are preferred Againat Major Hcro-y C- Davis, United States Marine Corps. (Dy Annotate*1 Pree-o t\ as;ii\<;tcV, i> c. Doe. 21?, HcciniM- a nuuiiie yielded to the en? ervating tropica] climate lu the far-oft island of Cram and blew Ills bugle lu a lacy fashloa, a marine officer, who has served bis term In tropical serv? ice atitl Just returned to the I'nlted States, is to bt> tried by court-murNal. j The efflcer Is Majir Henry c. Ihivls. j tfhtted States marine corps, who area , In 'omtnand a: Cuam. The charge again him l*j that he wrote a letter to the departmeut wbicn was regard-j cd as dis-e.. pecttui, insubordinate and j Intemp-rnte in language toward, and I Impugning the motives or. the com? mandant or the marine corps, and' prejudicial to good order and disci ' plate,'1 and also contains h statement, which was considered untrue. Major lhtvls suspended for three J d-iys the marine cmcer who permit-1 trd tha bugle calls to be sounded >n I askvnly manner, and then endotsc.l the ofllcor'g request that the fact be withheld from bis record. Th<- com-! msndant of marine*- thought the major was insubotdlnate. henco the cctrt-martlal will me. t in Philadel pbis. Jsuuary 4, next, and will be head d by Rear Admiral Sampc! F. j Con!.' GRANTS WOMAN PARDON Governor Wann Gives Freedom to Mrs. Annie Tibbs. ASSISI ED NEPHEW ESCAPE _ Aunt Was Convicted on Charge of, Rescuing Man in Petersburg Jail Wha was ^waiting Trial For Big-' amy?Gets Sentence of Six Months. I -RICHMOND. VA.. Dee. 21.?43cr-j ernor Mann has granted a pardon to Mrs. Annie Tibbs, of Richmond, see- J tenced to jail for six months :n rV-' terslutg for having *??<?*. ?.-,< In the j escape of her nephew, Junius A. W1I-! Ham-on. while he was awaititivt trial for bigamy. ^ The <a.- of Williamson *.?.- senaa-; tlrnal. The young man w-aa charged j w ith the murder by poison of bis see- j ot-.d wife and with having married a Texan, whom he deserted to return to Vltrinta. where he took his sec? ond wife, whom he was said to have murdered. The dirlntrrm.nt of the body cf the ateend .Mr.- Williamson was ordered [ and get autopsy perlormed by Cor? onet lay lor. cf Rkbmcnd, in which' the stomacb of tha dead woman was aaalyr.ed in s search for amen*-? poiaoa. trsces of which were found. Body Embalmed. Owlr.*.- to the feet 'hat the body bad Urn cmbalimd before burial. Corcner T.-ylor was not fn a poaiUoa to say positively whether or not the ewiaVnre* of an*?-r>ic discovered in hta chemical analysis et the ttomach were due to poison administered prior to death, o- wer., the remnan s of in I gredl. ata tarried In the embalming Said. Mrs. William sen was aaM to have died very auddenl* end in great agony Her death gave every Indien lien of havhg been brocght ahont by | poi*cn Meal such as had been tmntoyed is making the bread eaten by Mrs. Wlllltmsoa the day Of her de-alb. wee kneeded In'o do.iet*. and fed to fowls Mot the cbW-keaa die*. Wtll.a-mson Left. Wilramson mad. Pelnrebarg. 8r<- to his a-int ? and later went la Vorth Carolin l'poa brtng Jailed to Petersbnrg the yoeag man ?a* v l> :ed by his aunt. Mr*. Tihee. who wae saht to have present, d him wKh sewn, win ahtctj he -Reefed Me ewrapw. weanaa was tried, i-ra.srted end aa*>1 tenci j to six months ?h lies sen d half ?.f this tiaae. f:. -.-nor Maaa ? id todaj that he] had lit-cratrd Mrs Tlbha st 'he y in ragee*- of the trmi Jndge aad the common wealth s attorney Mrs. Tibbs afl RBRgra to her heanc m tarn eft/, j RiHiaanMa le servtog a s-?j?*-nc-e ia j tag genius wry her bhjpamy He artjfej he tried far ??ajar at the e-*-*er*tnaa I of his term la the pea 1 THE WEATHER. air Thursday, with slowly ng temperature: intreaomg idlness followed bv rain or w late Thursday or Friday. PRICE TWO CENTS TWENTY FIREMEN BURIED IN RUINS Fighters of Flames are Caught Under Falling Wall in Philadelphia. > FOUR ARE KNOWN DEAD; OTHERS EXPECTED TO DIE Part of Big Factory Building Tumbles Down While Laddies, on Nearby Roofs, Contend With Raging Con? flagration and Catches trie Men. Some Are Alive Under Debris. (By Associated Press) rillt.ADKl.l'HlA. PA., Dec. Zl .? Four hrcmen are known to be dead. . twenty are thouRht to he buried in the nuns end twelve others are m hospitals as tlx- result of a Are to? night in 'he li-itbcr factory of Pre* landT ft C . uti to lU't) North Po dine sjteet I It was first reported that Chief Ras? ter, of the Rr?s department*, was among; those still In the ruin ?, but while he ?ras Injured, he escap< d being carried down I y the falling wal's. Wall of Building .a I hi While tho firemen were I :'itlng the Mam s from the roofs of adjoining dwelling bouses, the south ? Iis of the big building crashed C 'vn <m t.hi m At the time there at bttsi thirty-five men on the bull f? and all were carried down. Four she unfortunate men were*later taki.i sit dead. Twelve were able te ex? tricate tbemselvea from the mass of bricks and girders, but, it is thought that twenty more are still la the ruins. All of these are not dead or seriously injured. Most of them are able to talk with firemen who are bending even effort tr> rescue them. The north wall of the burned etrue .ure ls still s'sndtBB, but it may faU at any moment. If a similar calamity should occur before the men are dug cut all wilt, be .rushed to death. Patrick Carroll and ?leorge Sinpl sky. of engine company No. 7. are among the killed. These nun were working on a ladder w hich was lean? ing a>;alnat the south wall when It lollsi'.'cd Men Almost Froren. More than a score of .ambulances are at the scene of the fire- and the doctors an- working with all their strength in atdintr the tlr. cieu and policemen to r-?l?*asf the unfortunttp men. When William Glazier, one of the firemen was rescued from beneath tl*? debris he wat almost frasen. Charles Krdman. another fireman whose body wae beneath Glazier was frozen stiff. Tbe Ice bad caked on his face, forming a perfect mask. John Ctrroll, a brother of Patrick Car. roll, and Harry Deb-flst both Bre? men, are both alive. Tbe men are continually talking with tbe rescuers and directing them in the removal or l-'ai.v girders. Three hundred po i . ii ure now endeavoring to teer the north wall down so that l; mav not fall in ui?on the men who a'e yet in the ruin. RMIROMS HAKES CLAIM ACAmSJCOI. R00SWEL1 Illinois Congressman Pus.be* Investi? gation of Traveling Expenses of Fcrmer President. fBv AfWcKlfit P>f.l WASHINGTON. P C. Dec. 21.?A detemiod fight will bo made by Rep tiscntstlve Kainry. of Illinois, one of tbe Democratic leaders, to bring 'he question of former President. Roose? velt's traveling expenses squarely be> fore congresa. One of the stc^katoae ? r*. .f ;te Southern railway wrote Mr. Rainev that if -\ Roosevett hsd pe?4 R>r all the tr*jBport?'ion fora'aheS him -n h!a ord rs while he was m tbe White House h wooed b,**e coat hjajf 175,8*? ca that lins? aicee, and dj?an furnished Mr Rainev he* say*, ke? eled .v en eetlaaata of $l2%VBt3 as the amount t>-.! Mr. Kooeevele, as a ssgst ter of rigor, owea the Peeneyrr*?!? rail toed Mr pjetneye raeoet raaals tion demanding informs' kxn as to all of Mr. Roosevelt'* traveling srpthaeB while he was president bee brcight a t a urge cocreapoejslenee. fassna\ng ?vtLr s from a assanier et* raffle ay* Raiaey porpoaee. fjsaved steiV rongreas rsesi ? ew !>,?-<. hanre the retee i leaner - rroat ee. at beeret toe of haw rr-otstioe tperted. haw hi an &K'jr? W?. V< A. Pm. Daw 'tat* dwrt** Civ* ?be keel dJah''* *> tatwi Peagr vacate, t. aged at peers.