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NUMBER 4511 45II WASHINGTON V SUNDAY OCTOBER 21 1906 PRICE FIVE CENTS
GIANT GIANTHOGCOIIBINE GIANTHOGCOIIBINEWITH HOG COnBINE COnBINEWITH
WITH 500000000 500000000REPORT 500000000t
REPORT IN CHIC 1 1LINEUP LGO LGOI LGOOF t I
LINEUP OF HOG COMBINE COMBINEArmour COMBINEAnnour COMBINEArmour
Armour Sb Co CoSwift o 20000000 20000000Swift OOOOoooSwift
Swift SwiftNelson ct Co CoNetaon 50000000 S50ooooooNebon
Nelson Morris Co CoNational 30000000 30000000N1ttloMI 30000000Natio1
National N1ttloMI Packing 1ckin Company i iSchwafzschiW L 15000000 15000004waraschiki
SchwafzschiW waraschiki Sulzbergfer SulzbergferCudahy Subber Sul = bcrgtr r S10OOOOOO S10OOOOOOCudihy 10000000 10000000Nominal 10000000Cudahy I
Cudahy Picking P Packing ckig Company I IAnnutMxisiness Nominal NominalAnnlurl NominalAnnutltbtisiness
AnnutMxisiness AnnutMxisinessCapital Annlurl b sineSs 750000000 750000000Capital 750000000Capital
Capital necessary cessary for for combine 500000000
SIR THOMAS LIPTON LIPTONEnglish LIPTONEnglish LIPTONEnglish
English Sportsman and Millionaire Who Is Said to Be Vitally Interested Intere < < ed in inthe inthe inthe
the Proposed Hog Combine
SENOR MUNOZ DIES DIESRATHER DIESRATHER
RATHER THAN QUit ijUirDIPLOMATIC QUitDIPLOMATIC
DIPLOMATIC POST POTGuatemalan POSTIan I IGuatema1an
Guatemalan uatema uatemaMartyr Ian Minister a aMartyr aNartyr
Martyr to the Interests Interestsof Interestsof
of His Country CountrySenor Countr CountrSenor
Senor Don Jot1Ie1luoos Jorge Munos minister mlntateltrom mlntateltromGuatemala from fromGuatemala frontGuatemala
Guatemala ha hIII sacrificed GrUlee4 his life lit in the theDiplomatic theIplomatle thetilplomaUe
Diplomatic interest o of his country dying dyingsuddenly dyin dyinBuJde1ly dyingeudderly
suddenly yesterday afternoon at Provi ProviHence Providne Provitlenee
Hence Hospital Senor KUDOS bad b been beenIn been1n beenin
In falling health ever since nee coming to toWashington roWas toWashington
Was Washington ln8tOn two year ago CO but he re refused refutted refused ¬
fused to abandon his post po t and return to tohis tohis
his 18 country eolntQr despite the advice of physi physitions phyatIans physik
k tions tionsSenor Ians 1anaSenor
Senor nor Munoz who 110 wad wUoe one of the most mostpopular moatpular mostpopular
popular pular of the LaUnAmerican memIters mem members member ¬
bers ber of the Diplomatic Corps formerly formerlyva formerlyWas formerlywas
Was va secretary of state of his country countrylie countrylie ntry ntrylIe
lie had been at the hospital ever since sincehis alacebls sincehis
his return to Washington Wuhtn < < ton a month ago agoHe sea1To 0 0He
He had rapidly declined but Dr Lloyd LloydAfagrudw LIoyclalrudr LloydMagruder
Afagrudw alrudr his attending physician had hadnot badnot hadnot
not altogether abandoned hope for his hisJecovery hisxeenvery Ia Iae
Jecovery e < nvery Friday night he was sud suddenly 1IUcldfnly anltlenly ¬
denly tnl tnlrapidly taken worse and thereafter sank sankrapidly enk enktapldt
rapidly tapldt
Cant Find Dr Yela YelaWilliam Ye1 Ye1lH1 YelaWllllum
William lH1 m C Fox director of the Amertcsus Ameri American Amerlan ¬
can an Bureau of Republic tepa with wlthwWh wlthwWhSfoor which whichBcnor whichSenor
Senor Muses bad been prominently prominentlyIdentified promtDeadyId prominentlytdentitlel
Identified Id ntlfted sad the State Department Departmentwero jp5rtmentwere t twtr
were wtr notified The department at oncetook once oncetook oaeetook
took the customaray cwatOr l1l7 steps looking to tothe tothe tothe
the funeral arrangements but no > > 0 action actionin actionIn
in this tbl matter was as taken pending the thearrival thearrival thearrtval
arrival of Dr Yell Yel secretary of legs legation 1 1tftn legstion ¬
tion and consul general eral of W New w Tork YorkDr TorkDr TorkDr
Dr Yela was wired for Friday night nightand Dlebtand nightand
and again yesterday afternoon but up
to a late hour last night he bad neither neitherarrived nellhersrrlved neitherarrived
arrived nor been n heard b from It was wasbelieved waabe1leed wasbelieved
believed that he was was out of the city cityand cityand Jty Jtyand
and had not received the news ne of the theministers to tomlntar theministers
ministers death deathOwing deathOwing th thOWinC
Owing to this situation the funeral funeralprobably tuner tunerprobably funeralprobably
probably will not be held before Tues Tu ¬
day or Wednesday It will be a state 18
funeral attended by the members of I
the diplomatic corps both ministers and andambassadors andmbaaado andambaaeadora
ambassadors mbaaado and likely by the Presi P Pent Pr ¬
dent ent and the Cabinet officers olfte
What further part tf any this Gov Government GovCfnmtnl 3ov 3overnment ¬
ernment will take In connection with wit
the funeral and the return of the body b dr
to Guatemala Guate remains n to b be decs decided ied
When hen Lord Pauncoforte ambassador ambascadorrom ambasa dor
from rom Great Britain and Senor S nOr Asptroaambassador Azplroz Azplrozambassador AzptrozAmbauador
ambassador from Mexico and dean of ofthe oftbe ofR
R the Diplomatic Corps died their bodies bodieswere bodieswere I
were sent to their home shores on an anAmerican anAmerican j jAmerican
American manofwar WhctMer heUfer this thiswill thi thiwill thlswill
will be done in the case of a minister ministerhas mlnl ministerhit tfr tfrbaa
has not yet been > 1 determined by th thState thState the theState
State Department lrtmnt The usual messages messagesof nlfo slg8 slg8ot stgesof
of condolence ndolenc however will be sent by bythe bythe bythe
the President Pre > sldent and State Department DepartmentContinued DepartmentContinued DepartmentContinued
Continued on Fourth Page Pagei ragea
i
>
LIPTON LEADER LEADEROF LEADERoi
OF oi BIG SCHEME SCHEMEGENERAL
GENERAL BELIEF BELIEFAll
All Beef Magnates Silent SilentWhen SilentWhen SilentWhen
When Asked to Affirm Affirmor
1 or Deny RumorCIIIC Rumor RumorCHICAGO RumorCHICAGO
CIIIC CHICAGO GO Oct toAU 0 All the pack packing packiug packing ¬
ing interests in the United States Stat os of ofmore ofmore ofmore
more than local importance are to tobe tobe tobe
be combined in a gigantic hog com company company
pany which is to be financed by byEnglish byUsh byEnglish
English Ush capital according to reports reportsin
in circulation tonight More than
500000000 will be needed to put the thenew thenew thenew
new combination into operation operationThe operationTbe operationThe
The recent activity in the shares sharesof liltareaof sharesof
of the Swift concern on the Chicago ChicagoStock ChicagoStook
I Stook Exchange was vas said tonight to tobe tobe
I Iha
I be due to the secret campaign whichhas which whichhas
has ha been going forward for some someweeks someweeks someweeks
weeks looking to a consolidation conaoU lltion of ofithe ofthe ofthe
the big packing industries of this thiscountry thiscountry thiscountry
country countryThe countryTho countryThe
The report of consolidation which whichwas whichwa whichwas
was wa given credence tonight t < by some someof someof someof
of the most conservative bankers in iaChicago inChi inChicago
Chicago Chi o and New York runs to the theeffect theeffect theeffect
effect that Sir Thomas Lipton ia iavitally i ivitally isvitally
vitally interested In the new merger mergerand mQrlorIUld mergerand
and that he 1e has UUI prolonged his stay stayin stayin tAy tAyin
in this country partly p rtly on that ac account account account ¬
count
Merger rI rger Planned in igoa igoaA IgOaA rgoaA
A national merger merger erger of all pac paetng tug con concerns concer concerns ¬
cerns cer hex Ha been a logical economical posalbutlv posasWNty pos posaiUilUv
aiUilUv and even probability for several severalyears severalyears everalyears
years In 1CM 1f < < the United States Pack Packing PackInG Packing ¬
ing Company was all but organised with witha
a prospective t1ve capital of JWXJOOOW8 JIi6Qn ooo 8M for forjust toru forjust I
just such u h a 1 purpose as that outlined outlinednow outlinednow
now nowAt nowAt =
At that time tlm careful CAre CuI negotiations were wereconducted wereObnductecl werecOndueted I
conducted for a considerable period for forthe forthe forthe
the purpose of getting into line all U the theminor theminor theminor
minor concerns outside out lde the uBt Big < < Six SixKuhn StxI SixKuhn
I Kuhn Loeb A Co were to have ftnanc ftnanci ftnancI ftnancII fhtanced
I i ed the th project and would have done so 110bad anbad
1 bad not a tight money period of 1902 1902ad 190 OO2 OO2sad I IAtWl
ad IMS caused such stock market die disturbances dillI dillIt1JrbaJt dieturbaaees ¬
turbances t1JrbaJt that the t negotiations were wereabandoned wereabandoned wereabandoned
abandoned Augmenting this th AS an ob obstacle obdo obstaclo ¬
stacle do was Was the series of Federal prose prosecutions p pClition progecutlone ¬
cutions of the socalled socaIleduBeet Beef trust tru t by byth bythe i
th the hf GovernmentWhen Government GovernmentWhen GoVHRmentWhfn
When the deal fell ttI1 through there was wasthe wuthe wasthe
the necessity nfet > Islh of taking care ear care of the sev sevoral
I oral al concerns n trn8 that actually had been beenbought beeftl besnbought
bought l > o ht up UI to toput put into the tb merger mergerAmong mlgerAmonK mergerAmong
Among others the t AngloAmerican An < < loAmerlcan the theOmaha theI theOmaha
Omaha Packing patldn the St Louis Beef and andI andContInued andContinued
I I Continued on Fourth Page
NEGRO tono MURDERS MURDERSALEXANDRIA MURDERSALEXANDRIA
ALEXANDRIA MAN MANMAKES MANMAKESESCAPE
MAKES MAKESESCAPE MAKESESCAPECharles ESCAPE ESCAPECharles
Charles Smith Son of ofPolice ofPolice ofPolice
Police Lieutenant Killed KilledDuring KilledDuring KilledDuring
During Search for Two TwoPrisoners TvoPrisoners TwoPrisoners
Prisoners PrisonersBOTH PrisonersBOTHaAD PrisonersBOTH
BOTH BOTHaAD HAD ASSAULTED ASSAULTEDOFFICER ASSAULTED ASSAULTEDOFFICER ASSAULTEDOF
OFFICER OF ICER NICHOLSON NICHOLSONWhen NICHOLSONWhen NICH N NWhen
When Arrested for Fighting Fightingthe Fightingthe Fightingthe
the Men l en Attacked Police Policeman Policeman Policeman ¬
man and Made 1 ade Break Breakfor Breakfor Breakfor
for Liberty LibertyALEXANDRIA 4ib LibertyALEXANDItLt rty rtyALEXANDRL
ALEXANDRIA Var VA Oct 20 20Charles 20Cbarlea 20Charlea
Charles Smith son son on of Liout James JamesSmith Jam JamSmIUt JamesSmith
Smith of the Alexandria anclrla police de department dertnen departnent ¬
partment rtnen was B shii ah and haS inatrnily inatrnilykilled its ntykille nty
kille killed < l by an unknown negro aboutoeloek about aboutoeloek
9 oeloek tonight tOl gllt in King1 street op oppoctita oppoalte < tppoMlttS
poctita the old Pair Ground After Afteran Afteran Afteran
an assault ult upon Policeman PoItcem n Andrew AndrewKicliolson AndrewNleholsoJt AndrewIicholson
Kicliolson by two oolorod men the thepolicemen tholOllcemen thepolicemen
policemen and cittaens clti na started to tosearch tosearch tosearch
search for them and a max answer answering aawerinl answering ¬
ing the th doe description deeerlUon t11tlon of one was seen seento aeMt resitto
to t come come from rom the Hotel lIotelTlu Jackson 1aIon and andhide snc1Mdt andhide
hide behind behlad a boiler whleh i ia being beingused beiR beiRNed beingused
used for wnt wetter ir r for a trench In King Ktngstreet Kingtreat KUagstreet
street
Smith Instantly Killed KilledPolicemen KilledPolieemeh Billedrolicemeit
Policemen Garvey GarY 1 Gill and Fergu Ferguson Ferguson ¬
son 801 and Ckarf Charles Smith were to t kl d of ofthe ofth
the th mans hiding nJeo Heo and they theystarted the thestart theystarted
started start after him Gill and Fe Pergtt Pergttsjm Perpa > gu gustnn
sjm a n went around one aIde of the theboiler t theboiler e eboiJ
boiler boiJ b = while JUI Gnrvey and ud Smith Smithguarded SmihUrdetl Snsithgnarded
guarded Urdetl the tb otlioraide oUaur aide Gjtrvey Oane 0 trey and andSmith aadsbttLll andSmith
sbttLll Smith approached the man aDd be began b bfan began ¬
gan to toelo close o in on him when he hedrew h htrew hethrew
drew trew a revolver and began shoo shooting ahootlact ting ting1st
tot t them thornlBs tltenHla I IHis
His first bullet struck Smith SmftJtba SmftJtbatlae i iike In Inhe
ike head killing hint instantly instantlyAnother ioataDtJyAnother instantlyAnother
Another struck Garveys finger and andinflicted RD RDin andindicted
inflicted in lietecl a slight wound The maD nwnthen maDthen manthen
then took to his hee heels and escaped escapedSearch oaeap oaeapSearch escapedSearch
Search Was Renewed RenewedA
A posse was quickly formed and word wordwas wontwa wordwas
was wa sent nt to police headquarters b dquart and all ailthe allthe allthe
the policemen summoned to the old fair fairgrounds taJrItOtJnd8 fairrounds
grounds and search was begun anew anewUp anewUp anewUp
Up to 11 oclock last night th the man maniad mAntad mantad
tad not been captured although search searchof srchot searchof
of all the buildings of colored people
living in the neighborhood had been beenmade beeonmade beenmade
made The identity of the murderer murdererDOt is isnot Isnot
not poaltvely known but h he is believed believedto
to to have been one of those who assault assaulted aMaulteel
ed Nicholson NicholsonSmith NlcholtlonSmith choleon choleonSmith
Smith was aw a bricklayer by trade He Heaurvlved
to survived by his 11 wife and several severalchildren severalchildren veral veralchfldnm
children childrenCeroner chfldnmCet1Mf childrenCoroner
Coroner Moore Ko re viewed the remains remainsand remaJnaand remainsand
and gave p ve p pecmlwion < < rmtasion for them t to be bemo re removed removed ¬
mo moved to an undertakers establishment
An Inquest will be held today tedayAssault todayAssault
I
Assault on Policeman PolicemanPoliceman Policemanrollceman Policemanroliceman
roliceman Policeman Nicholson N was severely
I
beaten by a colored man at the thefair eM
fair grounds ound where here the Frank Frank A Robsnaun Rob Robinson n nbuI ¬
inson buI n circus was giving Tine a performance performanceNicholson perConaa perConaaN perforaaseeNicholson
Nicholson N hoJiIOn succeeded au edecl In setting rJ8tU John Johnact J JJIOn Joinsson
son outside the tent ansi 1f1 was In it ithim
act of raising his blackjack to UU k
him when some one pulled pull it t from his
t
baud and struck him hiover over the he head headBeth headBoth headBoth
Both Prisoners Escape EscapeThe EscapeThe EscapeThe
The blow stunned the policeman and andthe andtbe andthe
the man seizing the opportunity es escaped Ncaped ¬
caped Robinson had meantime broken
from his captor and run runIIS runMURDER runMURDER
MURDER MYSTERY MYSTERYAT MYSTERYAT
AT EARLY HOUR HOURTHIS HOURM HOURTHIS
THIS II IIMysteriously MORNING MORNINGIyterlouly
Mysteriously M ysteriously stabbed In hia l bl own home homet homeat homeat
at t Sixth and lid F F streets Lreeta southwest at ata ata ata
a late hour last night William McKim McKimMiles JleKlmoJI McKimAisles
Miles oJI twentyseven years old died at the theEmergency theEmerlrency theEmergency
Emergency Hospital shortly before beforeoclO beforeoclock 2 2oclock
oclock oclO < k this morning morningThe mornin morninThe morninga
a The police of the Fourth precinct have haveone haveone haveone
one prisoner but as yet it has not notbeen notbeen notbeen
been determined whether or not he heknows heknow beknows
knows any thing of the stabbing stabbln He Heis HeIs
is Thomas E Copeland CopelandAccording CopelandAceordlRg CopelandAccording
According to the story he told the police po police poice ¬
lice ice Miles was stabbed in the house houseabout 00 00about houseabout
about midnight by a a young man about abouttwentythree aboutI
I twentythree e years old He said that thatthis thatlbl thatthis
this lbl young man came Into the louse lousewearing Itousewearing ho howeanng
wearing a derby hat After the stab stabbing stabbl ¬
bing bl he says 38 he left the derby and andpicked andicked andpicked
picked icked up a small gray cab caUShortly cabShortly capShortly
Shortly after 1 oclock a call aU was re received received recelved ¬
ceived at the Emergency Hospital Ho pltal to tosend tosend 0 0send
send the ambulance to Sixth and F Fstreets Ftree Fstreets
streets tree 5 southwest t Melee Mlle was 8 found un unconscious untonsclowJ unconscious ¬
conscious with 1th blood
gushing from
a awound awound awound
wound in his right side just ust above the
liver liverHe UverHe liverHe
He died without regaining re tng ounsetous ounsetousPeas ooiwcioue ooiwciouenees DOIUIeIoup DOIUIeIouWide
Peas p
Wide Boards 2 Per 100 Feet Feetr FeetLumber FeetLumber FeetLumber
Lumber Trust Broken
Libhyty Llb r r Cc 6th St N Y aveAdv Ave < veAdv Adv
i
s
List ofStormfs of Storm s Victims Exceeds Thousand ThousandDevastation Thousa nd ndDevastation
Devastation From San Salvador SalvadorEq to Floriaa
TYPICAL YPICAL STREET SCENE IN KEY WEST FLA
View of f Beach JSuc ea StemSwept Florida FloridaCoast Floridacot FloridaGoast
Coast CoastFlag cotBIGGEST GoastBIGGEST
I IIN IIN
BIGGEST BANNER
IN WHOLE WORLD WORLOFOR WORLDFORPOSTOFFICE
FOR FORPOSTOFFICE FORPOSTOFFICE1lag POSTOFFIGE POSTOFFIGERag
Flag 1lag to Hang Han a in Inner InnerCourt Il1QerCOlirt Innert
C01 Court it t to Be Sixty SixtyFeet j jFeet
itFeet
Feet Long LongTh L ing ingThe
Th The arNt tor 1Iaa fla hi the world a slant gicutt3tar slanttarbpasgled i i8tar
3tar ° tarbpasgled flpangtfd Banner to to totM hang bi isLthe bitlk
tlk tM great t court of tits Paecomee Po toftIee bttttd bttttdtaff buIIdIIOOft buildlog
log aa soon aa a contract for its Itlifaetun manu manufacture naffsfacture ¬
facture can can b be awarded and the themoth warn mammoth warnmoth ¬
moth bunting bunUn can be sewn together togetherSixty totcetherSixQr togetherSixty
Sixty feet tens by about thlrtoft thirtyfive thirtyfivefeet
feet f t wide is 1 the approximate state of ofibis ol1hi11 ofthis
ibis banner bannerA
A few measurements of the court of ofth attJMo ofthe
th the building buU 1Ag will have ha v to be made Aced de be before bttfore before ¬
fore the bunting is cut cutBids cut1d11 cutBids
Bids 1d11 for furnishing fumfahl this extraordinary extraordinaryftajt extraonUnaryftatr extraordinaryflag
flag were w re opened at the Poatofftoe De Department n npartment Dopertinent ¬
partment yesterday and several Vqh Waghington AVa VqhInston h hIngton
Ington flag makers k as well as outside outsidefirms 0Itdei niitdefirma
i firms firm entered in the contest for the thehonor thehonor thehonor
honor of making makln < < the greatest nag in inthe Inthe inthe
the world The ib speetftcaUens Pectftcatiens for the thebunting thebunting thebunting
bunting are as follows followsSixty toUowSixty followsSixty
Sixty feet long4 width in proportion proportionaccording proporti proportionaccording n naccordinc
according to the regulations which whichmake wblChmake whichmake
make a ratio of M IC to 19 1 Title Titlefa banker bankeris
is to be mad made of American wool bunt bunti bunting buhting
i ing In and and 01 the actual cost co t of constructioa constructioais
I is tt > be about 380 380A IM IMA 100A
A thes these measurements each of the thethirteen th ththlr thethirteen
thirteen thlr n stripes will be almost almo t three threefeet threefeet threefeet
feet wide The banner will exj e peed eed in inlength Inleoncth inlength
length the flag which hangs m In the thecourt thecourt
I
court oC the Pension Office by ten feet feetFIRE teetFIRE feetFIRE
FIRE WRECKS WRECKS EXPOSITION EXPOSITIONIN
IN KANSAS CITY MO MOKANSAS MOI MOKANSAS MO MOKANSAS
I
KANSAS CITY Oct 39 50The The Merchants Mer Merchants Merchants ¬
chants and Business 1UIJlne Mens ExpositionIn Exposition Expo iUoft iUoftIn
In Kansas City was almost completely completelywrecked complet8lwrecked completelywrecked
wrecked by fire this afternoon The Theloss Theloa Thetom
loss will reach nearly nearl 75000 The fire firewas 110ed lirewile
was caused ed by a a gasolene Iene explosion explosionPRANCE e explosionPRANCE pIOl On OnFRANCE
PRANCE FRANCE GIVES UP ABSINTHE ABSINTHEPARIS ABSINTHEPARI1 ABSINTHEPARIS
PARIS Oct ILThe The consumption ons mpUon of ofbeer otbeer ofbeer
beer is driving drtvln < < out the taste for absinthe absinthein
in Prance Statistics show that during duringthf duringI duringthe
I thf past five years the consumption of ofbeer ofbeerlt ofbeer
beer beerlt has ticreaeed lacreased40 1f e8 ed 40 per cent and isnow is isnow Isnow
now estimated e tlmat d at 250000000 0000OOO gallons per perannum perannum perannum
annum while whn absinthe steadily de decreases decr decreases ¬
creases cr ase showinp only > ly 400n000 00010 gallons as ashaving ashaving
having hilvln been sold within the past twelve twelvemonths twelve11onths twelvenonths
months
HURRICANE AREA AREADESOLATE AREADESOLATE
DESOLATE SCENE SCENELOSS SCENELOSS
LOSS APPALLING APP ALLING
Loss of o 1i life e as result of oftropical oftropical o ofroPical
tropical slozm Iooo IoooPzoperfy IOOOPloperlp 1000Proper
Pzoperfy Proper loss known torear to toreacty toreaclz
reacty rear info millions millionsAzea millionsA millionsAyea
Azea A rea of destruction ex extends exfends exfends ¬
fends ftom San Salvador Salvadorto
to Florida Flot da and Ilze f fe e Bafya Ballamas Balzamas
mas mast
t I
Street View in Tampa Fla the Port Where Many Crippled Vessels VesselsAre VesselsAre
Are Congregating Congr CongregatingLnrton atiDg atiDgLwtonChoice
LwtonChoice Choice of Roosevelt RoosevelAs RooseveltAs RooseveltAs
As Justice Browns Successor SuccessorRumor SuccessorRumor SuccessorRumor
Rumor Following Conference ConferenceWhile
l While Justices Hobnob With President Taft Root RootBishop RootBishop
I Bishop and Rogers Wait W WaitWar ait War Secretary Said Saidto Saidto Saidto
to Have Declined Appointment
President Roosevelt yesterday took up upthe upLh uptaw
the Lh appointment of a successor to Jus Justice Ju Jutle Juntics ¬
tics tle Brown on the United u tted States Stat Su Supreme Supreme Supreme ¬
preme Court bench If a decision was wasreached wa wa18cbe4 wasreached
reached no announcement was made on ontfce onthe onthe
the subject Present indications In l tton are that thatJudge thAtJudee thatJudge
Judge Horace HOra4 H Lurton of Tennessee Tennesseewill TennN1i1e8wut Tennesseewilt
will be offered the th seat Justices Day Dayand D DIUMI Dayand
and Harlan are both from the Sixth Sixthcircuit Sixth Sixtht Sixthcircuit Sixthcircuit
t circuit In which he now IW je le a judge ju and andhave andhAve andhave
have had opportunity to estimate his hisability hisablUty hisability
ability ablUtyDuripif abilityDurlpg abilityDuring
During the afternoon Secretary of ofWar otAr ofWar
War Ar Taft Secretary Seeretar of State Root Jos Joseph Joseph Joeopts ¬
eph B 8Jllahop Bishop secretary of the Panama PanamaCanal PanamaCanal PanamaCanal
Canal Commission Richard R Rogers Rogerscounsel Rogerscouneel Rogerscounsel
counsel for the comnueaton and Jus Justices Juttle8fJHarlall JusUces ¬
tices tle8fJHarlall Harlan Day and White of the theUnited theUnited theUnited
United States Supreme Court wero in inthe Inthe Inthe
the Presidents office at t the same time timeDiscuss timeI timeDiscuss
Discuss Canal Contracts ContractsTaft ContractsI ContractsTaft
I
I Taft Root Bishop and Rogers came camefirst camefiNK camefirst
first and were there to discuss dlwcu s with thePresident the thePresident
I President PrEl leat the details detail of the contractsfpr contracts contractsr bon tracts
i f4r > r the construction of the canal These Thesewere TI1CitoI Thesewere
I were drafted dr tted some time ago Po but the thePresident theII thePresident
President desired that the h8 beat legal legalmlads Jegalm1Dd legalintads
II mlads m1Dd in the Cabinet particularly those thosealready thoseI thosealready
I already al dy familiar with the subject S1tbJ t go goover goover
over every ever point in them When It became be became beeam ¬
I came eam known that the contracts con tracts were be being beI heJug ¬
Jug Jn discussed It was suggested that the thejustices thejustlees thejustices
I justices had come at a request for legal lagalI legalJnforJR8tlon legalinformation
I information informationThe JnforJR8tlonThe informationThe
The President pns President dent however left those in inhis Inhis inhis
his office to corsider the contracts receiving re rei rpcelving
i celving the justices in another au other room It Itis It1s Itfs
is presumed that he desired to consult consulttho consultthe consultthe
the members of the e bench as to theirv their
v
opinion of certain men elt whom he Is considering con considering oonsklerSRg ¬
sidering for the vacancy vaeanc oooastened by byJustice b bJl byJustice
Justice Jl ttee Browns Brown retirement This is a acustom acustom acustom
custom usually u uaUy followed m In making ap appointments appointments appointmonts ¬
pointments to the bench benchTaft benchTaft benchTaft
Taft Out Of It ItThe ItThe ItThe
The fact that Secretary Secr8tAr Taft had nothIng nothlog noth nothing ¬
ing to do with the theconferonce conference with the thejustices thejUlltlceci theJustices
justices indicated Indlcat it is 1 said that the theSecretary tileSeeretar theSecretary
Seeretar Secretary is no longer being considered consideredfor c consideredfor nsidered nsideredfor
for the bench having evidently evlt1entl declined declinedto
to accept the proffered appointment appointmentThis appointmentThis appointmentThis
This is believed to have forced the thePresident thePresldnt thePresident
President to look elsewhere for a suita suitable suitable sultablo ¬
ble man manIt mllnIt manIt
It is believed that should the Pros President Presldent Prosdent ¬
dent be certain that he has found a asound nsound asound
sound man for Justice Browns place placehe placobe placehe
he would not hesitate on account accountof accountof accountof
of his being from a circuit already represented rep represented repre ¬
resented re enteol on the bench Justice White Whitecomes Whitecomes Vl1ttecomes
comes from Loulsalna and Is acquainted acquaintedwith acquaintedwith acquaintedwith
with Justice Lurtons record recordThe recordTho recordThe
The justices retired after a 8 confer conference contorence conferonce ¬
ence of half an hour Secretaries Root Rootand Rootand Rootand
and Taft and Attorney Attorne Rogers remain remained remained remained ¬
ed with the President until 6 oclock
having been In the executive offices for forthree torthree fothree
three hours hoursThe hoursThe hoursThe
The President then went out tar t r a fast fastwalk fastwal fastwalk
walk wal
FISH MAGNATE DEAD DEADGLOUCESTER DEADGIOUCESTER DEADGIOUCESTER
GIOUCESTER Mass Oct yGeorga yGeorgaJ George GeorgoJ
J Tarr probably the foremost for most neh Sh sh mer merchant merchant merchant ¬
chant in the country Is dead here hereFree horeFree boreFree
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Chesapeake Beach See page 3 third thirdsectlon thIrdsecUonAdv thirdsections
sections secUonAdv Adv
TenDay Gale ale Brought BroughtAwful BroughtA BroughtAwful
Awful A vful Destruction to toRepublics toRepublics toRepublics
Republics of Cen Central Central Central ¬
tral America AmericaVALLEYS AmericaVALLEYS AmericaVALLEYS
VALLEYS FLOODED FLOODEDCROPS FLOODEDr FLOODEDCROPS
CROPS DESTROYED DESTROYEDDead DESTROYEDDead DESTROYEDDead
r
Dead Bodies Swept Out toSea to toSea toSea
Sea by Swift Rivers of ofSan ofSan ofSan
San Salvador and andSister andSister andSister
Sister Countries CountriesHOW CountriesIjIOV CountriesIO
IjIOV HOW IO V CENTRAL AMERICA AAERICASUFFERED AJERICASUFFERED AMERICASUFFERED
SUFFERED FROAISTORA1 FROJ FROM STORM STORJGale STORMGale 1 1Gale
Gale accompanied by deluge delugerages delugerages delugerages
rages ten days in San Salvador SalvadorCrops SalvadorCrops SalvadorCrops
Crops almost entirely destroy destroyed ¬
ed in lowlands and rich valleys valleysNations valleysNations valleysNations
Nations only warship destroy destroyed ¬
ed by wind windRivers windRivers windRivers
Rivers bear scores of corpses corpsesout corpsesout corpsesout
out to sea seaCommerce se41Commerce seaCommerce
Commerce paralyzed shipping shippingdestroyed shippingdestroyed shippingdestroyed
destroyed destroyedGuatemala destroyedGuatemala destroyedGuatemala
Guatemala and Honduras also alsosufferers alsosufi alsosufferers
sufferers sufferersAs sufi erers erersAs
As the detail of the tromendous tromendousstorm tromendousstorm tremendousstorm
storm which swept the Caribbean Caribbeansea
sea nnd the southern coast COCI t of o > the theUnited theUnitod theUnited
United States come slowly > > low1F in by the thecrippled thecrippled thecrippled
crippled telegraph wires ires it is more moreand moreand moreand
and more apparent that there has hasnot basnot hasnot
not only been a great lose so 0 far as asproperty asproperty asproperty
property is concerned but that thatthere thattbere thatthere
there is a death list as well that will willbe winbe willbe
be absolutely appalling when the to total total total ¬
tal is summed up upMore upMore upMore
More than a thousand lives are be believed beliled believed ¬
lieved to have been snuffed out and andthe Ilndthe andthe
the damage will r nut n far into themillions the themillions themiJUon8
millions It is as yet impossible to togive togive togive
give the boundaries of the disaster disasterbut dlaaaterbut disasterbut
but it is certain that the damage damagewill damagewill damagewill
will reach from Central America to tothe toHie tothe
the Bahamas and will include nearly near nearI
I ly 1 all of the keys and islands of the theiold theold
iold 01 old < 1 Spanish Sp Jt 1t main mainElliotts gain gainElliotts aln alnElliotts
Elliotts Key Disaster Confirmed ConfirmedThe Confirmedrite ConfirmedThe
The one spot that suffered mostperhaps mostperhaps most mostperhaps
perhaps was 3211iotts J lliotts key kea keya a mere merespeck merespeck merespeck
speck in the sea ieawhere where the Ut entire entirepopulation entireIJOpulation entirepopulation
population was 1W 250 From late re reports reports reports ¬
ports it seems certain that the key keywas keywas keywas
was swept clear of every person liv living living living ¬
ing there and all are dead Elliotts Elliottskey ElUottsk Elliottskey
key k is twentylire miles south of ofMiami ofliafttf ofMiami
Miami MiamiThe MiamiThe liafttfThe
The steamship st amsltip St Lucia J uci was wascrushed wascrusltecl wascrushed
crushed against Elliotts key by a atjdal aHdtll atidal
tidal wave and twentyfive of its itspassengers itspnssengers itspassengers
passengers were killed or drowned drownedA
A barge Hr e said to have ha contained
100 persons was torn from its itsmoorings itsmoorlnp itsmoorings
moorings at the key and more than thanfifty thanfifty thanfifty
fifty of the pageagerc were weredrowned weredrownod weredrowned
drowned drownodA i iA rA
A part at l ost t lit t of the Florida Fish Fishnnd FisbBud Fishand
Bud Produce Companys fleet is be believed beUeed believed ¬
lieved to have been destroyed No Nosign Nosign o osign
sign of the fleet could be discovered discoveredafter dlsooveredafter discoveredafter
after the storm an and < J there was undoubtedly un undoubtedly undoubtedlJ ¬
doubtedly heavy hea loss loS of o life among amongthe amongthe amongthe
the fishermen fishermenSan lIshlrmenSan tichermenSan
San Salvador Chief Sufferer SuffererTwenty SuffererTwenty SuffererTwenty
Twenty persons are known to have havebeen havebeen havebeen
been killed in Havana and doubtless doubtlesswhen doubtlesswhen doubtlesswhen
when the work ork of searching the ruin ruins ruinsof ruinsof a aof
of the hundred or more buildings which whichwore whlhwore whichwore
wore thrown down by the eightymile eightymilswind eightymilewInd eightymilewind
wind has been finished many man more bod bodies bodIes bedles ¬
ies will be recovered recoveredSevere recoveredSevere recoveredSevere
Severe as the tempest was in the Cu Cuban Cubnn Cuban ¬
ban capital and the region roundabout roundaboutit rou daoout daooutIt
it now appears that even greater disas dleaster disaster disaster ¬
ter befell San Salvador which was not notmentioned notmootloned notmentioned
mentioned in the earlier rUr dispatches The Thenews Thenews Thenews
news comes from rom there that far ten days daysthe davathe daysthe
the republic has been at the mercy of ofa ofa r ra
a terrifle gala 4 raJe and torrents of rain rainhave Tklnhave rainhave
have flooded everything The San Sal Salvadorean Satvadorean Salvadorean ¬
vadorean manofwar Izaleo was lost lostat lostat lostat
at Aeajutla Nothing is known concerntng concerntog concern concerning ¬
tog her crew crewGuatemala crewGuatema1a crewGuatemala
Guatemala and Honduras Swept SweptMany SweptIany SweptMany
Many Iany dead do d bodies have been carried carriedalong carriedalong carriedalong
along the swift wltt tide in the rivers riversnumber A Anumber Anumber
number of buildings have fallen tAU en the theiron theIron theIron
iron bridges over the principal prlnei l rivers rivershave rivershave rivershave
have been carried away RW8 rich ri h valleys valleysand vallesand valleysand
and lowlands have been flooded caus causing causIng caustng ¬
ing Incalculable loss to crops and add

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