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i i i i Fresh Kai Its hW t tonight easterly east nlght ri Y and winds i Friday Fridayi fty mnc II a fiing kon fime II LAST LASTEDITION1 LASTEDITION1K1i EDITION EDITIONNUMBER
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Senator Denounces as Unjust Criticism HurledUpon Hurled HurledUpon HurledUpon
Upon People eople of Brownsville Resulting ResultingFrom ResultingFrom ResultingFrom
From Action Action Against Troops
With a detente del of the p people ople of ofBrownsville of ofBrownsville t tDroWftsvtUe
Brownsville and ef Texas who what he de declared d ddared des desdared ¬
dared have hav been unjustly assailed Sen Senator ae aeator lien lienator ¬
ator Culberson In a speech ap cb In the Sen Senate Senate Sanate
ate thia afternoon presented th the Brownsyule Browns Brownsville BCOWftIlvUle ¬
yule affair of laat August Aug t in a aonw aonwwbat soIMwhat
what new light Ugh When Wh the Incident first flratcam 11Mcame firstcame
cam came beore belo the Seat t he said kl he had hadbeen hadbeton hadbeen
been disposed to hoc k keep silent t But great greatinjustice greatInjuaUH greatinjuetlee
injustice had been done to the peopleof people peopleof peopleot
of hi hili State and a d particularly MkrUeulart to the citi citizens oJtIzelUl oIUzena ¬
zens of Brownsville Brown in certain quarter quarterGraft QuarteGraft quartersCanal
Graft on Canal CanalEngineer CanalEngineer
Engineer EngineerIt Says SaysIt SaysIt
It Is Enormous EnormousOhioan EnormousOhioan EnormousOhioan
Ohioan Says Engines AreNever Are AreNever AreNever
Never Fired FiredWill Will Vill Cost CostOver CostOver CostOver
Over Billion BillionJlINDL BillionFU
Sager an ena1ner 1I4IeC in I Panama JIIaIR writes writeshome writeshome writeshome
home that Kraft tt is nnnrtprount t on the theIsthmus theIsthmua theIsthmua
Isthmua and that before the th United UnitedStates U lted I IStates
States it through the cart of the big Msditch bigditch I Iditd
ditch ditd will be fully fU a billion and a half halfdollar
dollars dollarHe dollarsHe I
He declare that enormous eJonou a nermoue amounts amountsare amountsIe amountsare
are xpend4 tx for engine that are never neverused
used LJsld and that he has ha u seem een hundreds of ofUese oflIesc ofttec
Uese engines standing on the tracks that thatae thatrare I Il
rare l I ae J to never been fired up after de5ayer de dei deI
f f5asfr
5asfr 5ayer qy says the game oC poUUe8 Is be bew
w lu i played freely and predicts that as asR asrSu S
M rSu 111 > R aa a outsider ou who are areue not In on onl ontre
ue l f Kraft make an lave layeatliatlen uaUo the he
tUIted l r fined state t will UI be start starttiie KartW b by one of
tiie t lt great greatof greatest eaaabtla 01 reeeat years J41rsFearLJWch yearsFeaeyncting
FearLJWch Feaeyncting Hg y yof vYoung
of Young Hill Hillin Hillin Hillin
in Georgia Town TownAtlanta TownAtlanta TownAtlanta
Atlanta Lawyer WoundsDoctor Wounds WoundsDoctor WoundDoctor s
Doctor After Attack Attackby Attackby I
by the Latter LatterLA
LA GRAKOK 0 Oa Jan IThrt Threat of oflynchina o of
lynching < < Harvey Harve HOI of Atlanta Attantapromln Atlantapromineat a aprominent ahari
prominent promln t young attorney at are heard heardhere heardhere heardhere
here today as U the result of his shootin shootinand shooting shootingand shootingand g
and fatally tataU wounding Dr Frank M MRidley NRidley I IRidley
Ridley Jr at a wedding yesterday yesterdayaft YM4Irtiayaftfrnooa ye 4rda 4rdaafternoon y
aft afternoon aftfrnooaT1e afternoonTie rn rnItloley
Tie weddIi coddm was that of alas Kille KilleRlaley I51 I51Raley e
Itloley a cousin of the wounded man manThe manThe ft ftThe
The shooting shooUn < < grew out of the atten attention attention i itlon
tion paid Ridley Rldleys elder iter M1se Mis M Mary Iary It I Ia t
is a said aid the young people became me en engaged engaxed engaged ¬
gaged despite the wishes watt of their parends par parenU JHlrenJI
ends and th the girl a father forbade Hill
to se see her herMia herflh herMiss
Mia Miss l ndRI Ridley wa was at the u wedding and andshe andshe
flh she and Hill Helengaged f engaged c in = conversation tfor tford
Ridley d jr asked Hill l what n h meant meantthe mean L
by tpeektng fng fngktL to ktL his slater te and d htce htceo knock
the young attorney t down Hill drew d ew ewrrvotver a aThe
rrvotver o and fatally r fy wounded wouad I1R1r Rtfc RI ley < jy
The Ridleys are wealthy and belong to toan toan t tan o
an old Southern family Hill leagrand leagrandsn Is a grand grandson nd ndaun ¬
son of the late Benjamin H Hill lire fa famous famou ismoo ¬
moo aa United States Senator SenatorFAILURES SenatorFAILURES SenatorFAILURES
There were I3M 4 failures reported t to 0 0to
BnuUtreets for the full calendar yea yeaa year 0r 0r r
316 1 16 a decrease deerea of a per cent from fr year yearm yea yeainro r
m 91 of t per r tent from tro list u and andtll to tothU tothis
this tll extent the smallest total of fail failures failurea ¬
urea reported la any year by Brad BradStreets Bradstruts
Streets Streetsby trse r lace 1HS = anLtm Llahllitie I swelled eti etiby l
by a few large ta bank suspensions due duenot duent du dun
not n it to structural weakness In I that line linebut Iebut fleebut
but mainly to isolated dishonest prao praotioes JMCItke8 pro protires a
tires aggregated N8ted tiaV7K7 an increase increaseof leer Incrof leerof Rase
of 1e l per cent over 1ML Only Onl Only three Rasef of ofthe etthe s sthe f
the past ten years show maiMr Habiil ltablffties Habiiltlea HaWtIties
ties than did IMt IMtTHE 1 1THE lflltTHE
General Gt > nral rains may be expected tonight tonighand t I Iand Jnnd l
and Friday Frida in the East and South as asrepult a aresult IiJtt1uh
result of the eastward tward drift of the low lowand lowrdlllln to tolressrre
rdlllln > t trough b new over the Interior Interiora1d interiorand
and the th ruin may ilia chance e to MOW 0 in the thelower thelower th thlower e
lower lake laket region rectooit
it t will be warmer wa In the Atlantic AtlanticStates AUantieStatt1J Attant Attanttitates k
States and will be colder Friday In the thekWtr tic ticfewer ke e 1
t fewer lake roxton the Onto Old valey valley and andth aRdtho a
tho the th east d Gulf alf States StatesSteamers It ItStamen StetasSteamers
Steamers departing deP today for Buro Burop Bee Been Buroan
p an n ports its will have froHi northeast to toa tout t tst 0
a ut st t winds with unsettled uhMI weather to tothe tothe t tthe 0o o
the Grand Banks BanksTBMPKRATURH HealdTMPItATURfltL ka kaT8CPBJtATUftJl
9 a am aml m 4t 4 4I
12 I noon 44 4 4
Aat teed aaidta TIDtPJlRATURBttr ffaeedeM Theoeceter ttr ttra h
S a m a aIt 4 4H
It 1 noon 48 41
1 p m 49 49SUN
Sun sets t today teNIa 440 p m mSun m611ft
Sun ris rt5M tomorrow IM a m mraw mTtD mTLD11
H High Btt tide today hI > > 4 41 p m
Low tide today tcwla 446 n p m
High llgh tide tomorrow U i p m
Low tide tomornw51l5 tomorrow tomorrowS 5M a m sin sinHARPKBS 511 pHARPERS p m mHARPERS
Both rivers clear lear
which he believed demanded matttled the fullestrefutation
refutation reCutatleRSenator refutationSenator refutationSenator
Senator CtMbereon briefly reviewed the thecircumstances theclroumstRftce5 theeiroumetances
circumstances of stationing the three threecompanies threecotttpanJei threecompanies
companies of the th Twentyfifth Infantry Infantryat
at Brownsville > in July Jul last Some
the t he soldiers olcl ra he said wars Ignorant dis disrespectful dlsretlpeettul dins dinsrespectful ¬
respectful and insolent At ether eta stations ataions etatlona ¬
ions men of these th earn name oompaales CMHftpaAI hadengaged had hadAngaged h d dMftU
engaged MftU ed In l riots which had led d to murder mur murder murcler ¬
der and at Drownevtlle their condwot coedntearly condwotearly COAduotearly
early beoame very el7 offensive On Au August August August ¬
gust 1 12 A criminal assault was Ii made by bya b ba bya
a negro soldier on o it a moot I OIIt reputablewoman reputable reputablewoman reputablewoman
woman Though complaint wan made madethere madethere de dethere
there has to this hour been no arrest arrestThe arreIMThe arrestThe
The mayor asked ked that the soldier be bekept hekept bekept
kept off th the streets At night gtlL and It wan wanso wallso waso
so s o ordered Thht caused cuuli resentment r tnumt andon and andon auon
on the nlcht nln ht of August M fifteen or ortwenty r rtwenty rtwenty
twenty armed crme < 1 soldiers attached ftU ahed the town townand toWfland townand
and fired reeklesely Into business heuees heueesand 1t beusaand M8 M8and
and hotels terrifying the people pl seri seriously serlousl sortously ¬
ously ousl wounding a lieutenant of police policeand polleeand policeand
and murdering murd rhg an Inoffensive citizen citizenlit CIUZ8RIii elltzealit
lit Iii the fuse of such provocation the theand theJWHtphi thepeople
people of DrownllVlII kept kept Ute peace peaceand PM PMand
and merely merel appealed app appFederal appl to UU State and andlednil andFederal
Federal authoritiesAnd authorities authoritiesAnd authorlUetAnd
And for such > uch restraint as this de demanded lieI demanded ¬
manded Senator Culberson what re return return tefora ¬
I turn Is made to them They Th y are charged chargedin
in high and responsible respo ltble quarters withrioting with withrioting wit h hI
i rioting among themselves with reckleaa reckleaashooting reokHa reokieseshooting
a shooting ootlnr with endangering the lives 1I8 I oftheir of oftheir ottheir
I their citizens ltl their women wom and chit children chitdrop hn hndren ¬
dren and aIM with murdering their own ownpeople ownpeople ownpeople
people without provocation and In sheer sheerwantonneee sheerWen sheerwastepassa
wantonneee Wen No 0 people was ever moreunjustly more moreunjustly moreI
unjustly unJ lItly accused accusedSenator aeousedSator accusedSenator
I Senator Culberson paid tribute to toMajor to1Iajer toMajor
Major McDonald McD tlald of th the Texas Rangers Rangersand RangersI
I and a nd Major Blockson of the Twanty Twantynfth Tw ty
nfth fth Infantry as men of the highest highesti highesteharaeter highestharacter
i character c and etndoncy etn 8fte and Rd yet he hesaid heaid e esaid
I said s aid th U these e men because bee they made madeearnest madeearnest de deearne
earnest earne t efforts trorta to detect these the midnightaeeaselas midnight midnightas
as aeeaselas ase4n have ha e been subjected to the thewt theaftallltlMt theharpest
I aftallltlMt s wt and severest senre t aralgfunent in ft ftI
I official 1 Quarters QuartersVon quartersVon
Von der Launitz LaunitzAssassinated LaunitzAssassinated
Assassinated in inPractical int ine
t e Petrsburg PetrsburgPractical P t rSBtIrgPractical
Practical Dictator of Rus Russian Russian Russian ¬
sian Capital Victim of ofTerrorist ofTerrorist ofTerrorist
Terrorist Hate HateST
ST PBTBnSBURO Jan L l MaJer afaerGeneral MaJerGeneral laJ r rGeneral
General Yen der Launitz prefect of ofpolice ott ofpolice
police t and practical dictator of ofl St StPetersburg StP8t StPetersburg
Petersburg P8t rg since tnce the dteaotution of o the thedouma thedou thedounia
douma dou 1 was shot and killed today at atthe attM atthe
the Institute of experimental Medicine Medicineby Medicinehr Medicineby
by a young man The prefect was inbile in inhis InIs
his carriage earrta when the fatal shots were werered woreIred wereAced
Aced IredYon red redVon
Von der Launitz has lone ton been an anobject anohject
object of hate to the terrorists terrerl ts His Hispowers HisOwers Hispowers
powers Owers Wire enormous enorm us and searches and andarrests andarrts
arrests wre made at his order without withoutpreoeae withoutpr withoutprocess
process pr OelHl of law newspapers were EIre sup suppressed suppr85Hd ¬
pressed and persons pers ms deported by hiscommand his hiscommand hiscommand
commandHe command commandHe commandHe
He played an active part in political politicalaffairs peUtiealatralrs
affairs having Issued a manifesto to tothe tothe tothe
the people after the dissolution of the thedouma thedouma
douma explaining that the deputies did dMnot didnot didnot
not represent the honest sentiment ef efthe etthe ofthe
the country countr and the dissolution was to togive togie
give a chance to elect men who did rep represent represent represent ¬
resent the people peopleOn peopleOn
On mere pretexts he refused to recog recognize ¬
nize the legality of both the constitu constitutional ¬
tional Democratic and Octobrlst parties partiesand partiesI partlesAnd
and he kept up an active pursuit of agi a aTHE ¬
tators that filled the prisons prisonsCourt
Court Overrules Demurrers Demurrersto
to Eight Indictments IndictmentsAgainst IndictmentsAgainst IndictmentsAgainst
Against Company CompanyCHICAGO CompanyCHICAGO CompanyCHICAGO
CHICAGO Jan 3Judge Landis in
the Federal court today toda overruled the
demurrers to t eight Indictments against
the Standard Oil Company refusing
them a repetition of the thelmmunlt Immunity bath bathgiven bathgiven bathgiven
given the packers by Judge Humphrey
The demurrer as to two Indletme Indictments ts la lasustained Issustained s ssustained
sustained The trial of the ease upon uponthe uponthe uponthe
the eight Indictments
overruledwlU pro proceed proeeed proseed ¬
ceed at once oncaWhen oncoFORAKERS
When the Senate reassembled today todayafter todayatter todayafter
after the hellday recess nearly every ever y
Senator was In his seat and the gal galleries gallerles gals galsreties ¬
reties were crowded There was un unusual unusual unusual ¬
usual Interest shown In the proceedings proceedingsfrom proceedingstrom proceedingsfrom
from the general bfljef b 1tet that Mr For Foraker Foraker Foraker
aker who Is s fighting the President on onhis onhis o ohis n
his recent dismissal of three negro com companies nompanics om ompanles ¬
panics from the army arm would renew renewthe renewthe
the fierce fusillade of denuttclatlonwhich denunciation denunciationwhich denunciationwhich
which he fired Just before the holidays
Corev Loses LOS 1OOOqO 1 0001 OO Job JobOn JobO
On O n Miss N iss Giimafo G Gilman 1 maJlt 5 Account Accou nt
t aetvs aetvsMISS
Aotresa A tren Credited With Causing Coreys CoreysDownfall Corey s a Woman Who Obtained Dvorj Diver From Fromthe FromDownf Fro FroDownfall to
Downfall Downf ll the Steel MaL
I W Wall all StreetHears Street StreetHears StreetHears
Hears Rumor RumorOf RumorOf RumorSOf
Of Expulsion ExpulsionSchwab
Schwab Said to Be Be Behind Behind Behind ¬
hind Deal to Depose DeposePittsburger DeposePitts DeposePittsbur
Pittsburger PittsburgerXsTW Pitts Pittsbur burger burgerXJW er erXLW
XsTW YORK Jan lWali Strsst Iit t Irwt to today toI3 ¬
day I3 6 head filet t t WttWam tta K Corey CoreyWen CoNpt
Wen t ef the tai liattq 1ItUlI > State State SMwI SMwIwkn Stlaip
p v vwith 1efIJk 1efIJkwk1t >
with its accompanying salary 17 of ot7Mr J Ja 1Il11 1Il11a
a year aa a the result of bite infatuation lnfaluatbwfor infatuationfor bttatu bttatutor
for Mabelle Oilman the actress aetreogThe aetr aetrThe actressThe
The report port in the street t t today was wa that thatCorey UuatCer thatCorey
Corey Cer has ha already been deaoeed A Asimilar AmilaI Asimilar
similar milaI rumor was aftottt la PtlUburg PlttabuqAlva PittaburgAlva
JAlva Alva C Dinkey heed of the Carn Ca CaSteel le leSteel
Steel Company Comn of Pittabwg Pittsburgo hi opohen opohenof
of o > f as Coreys Corey suceewor suceeworCharles suoeeasorCharles uceea or orCharles
Charles M Schwab ebwab fer credited with withhaving withhavia 1tk 1tkn 1tkee
having havia n led the movement ee to do away awaywith awaywith
= ett tt ttMr
with Corey Core o a as head of the l e Steel trutt truttMr uwtmfr =
Mr Schwab Schwab has bitterly ree recanted ntad the no noorlety no notoriety noL ¬
toriety I Corey has brought u on himself by
L rlr IIM n bd l lNultlng
his attentions e to Miss Oilman finally re reMulting resulting
Multing in Corey wfe W wfesectuing re SBeurins curtDf a di divorce dlvoree db dbvorce ¬
OTIRP ollnour STIRS up UP SOCIETY SOCIETYUnexpectedly SOCIETYUnexpectedly onpirrv oubiLii oubiLiiUnexpectedly
Unexpectedly Marries the theDaughter theDaughter theDaughter
Daughter of WealthyMerchant Wealthy WealthyMerchant WealthyMerchan
PHILADELPHIA PIt Jan 3A 3 furore furorewa furereWAS furorewas
WAS created In social circles drales hare by the theannouncement thealftfMIneement theannouncement
announcement ef the marriage of Her Herbert Herbert Tierbert ¬
bert S Fairbanks 1airba ks a first cousin of the theVice theVlee t tVice he
Vice Presiding prNitd PreslddnJ of the United States and andMiss andIII andMies
Miss III May Ia ONeill 0 will daughter of a wealthy wealthyNew w88lthyew wealth wealthNew y
New ew York ork merchant merchantFairbanks merchantFairbanks merchantFairbanks
Fairbanks was chief clerk of the law lawoffices lawomces lawomees
offices of Wiedershelm Fairbanks Fairbanksthis PalrbaRkllthis Falrbanksthis
this city clt until last Saturday when wbenhe
he asked for two weeks vacation vacationHayward vaoatltmHaward vaeattnHayward
Hayward Fairbanks brother of th thbridegroom the thebridegroom tbebrldelf1OOln e
bridegroom acqulosod thinking his hisBrother bsrether hisrether
Brother rether was was going to his old home homein homen
in n Massachusetts over New Year Day
When When he learned of the marriage he Im Immediately Immedlatel immediately ¬
mediately medlatel wired his congratulations and andextended andextendec andextend
extended extend the vacation cl tlon to allow all w his hisI hisbrother
I brother a l longer honeymoon He was
delighted with Ith the new member Of the thefamily theflmll thefamily
family flmll and said he admired his brothers brotherstaste brotherstaate brotherstaste
taste as a finer girl Irl than thenew then the new Mrs Irs Irs1alrbanks
Fairbanks never lived livedUnusual livedAGED JivedAGED
Unusual honor was conferred during j
his long military service up Brig Qtortr j
Bell U S A retired who died yes yetltenlay yesterday 1
terday at his home 1915 G street north northwet nortlwst forthwest
wet Four times the army officer was wasbreveted wasbrevted wasbreveted
breveted often time for faithful and andmeritorious andmerttorJoua a ameritorious
meritorious services during the war o othe of1 of1the of f
the rebellion being raised through throughthe throughthe h I
the different grades from captain to tobrigadier tobrigadier
brigadier general neral when he was plae plaeon placed placedon ed
on the retired list listDeath listDeath listDeath I
Death came to the aged war war veteran veteranafter voteraafter oteranafter n
after only a few days serious Illness +
lIe had been declining in health for forsome torsome forsome I
some time owing to old age having re recently recently reGently ¬
cently passed Into his eightieth year
In respect to the wishes of Gen Del
the funeral services will be held with wltbout withmilitary 1 1out
out military honors and very quite only
the relatives and a few of the most
Intimate friends of the family to be be beattendance la laattendance
attendanceBrief attendance attendanceBrief 8tt6ndanceat
Brief f services I will be held prtvatelat privately privatelyat r
rG krB rlt 7IeJk eJk eJkt1heooFirre
at the home 1t of General Bell at 4 oclock oclockafternoon oaloc oalocafternoon 7I
afternoon t1heooFirre the Rev Dr Bailey pastor pastorof past S m
of the First Presbyterian P byt Church h ict of cr ¬
feinting The body will be taken Satur ¬
day morning to Hagerstown Md d Ut Utearly the thetarly therly e
early rly home of General Bell where in interment interment n nterment ¬
terment will bo b made with brief private privateservices prIvateservices prlvatservices e
services at the grave jirav <
PresWent Pr8ll 4leat Uaited States Stat Steel SteeltfOB t i iWar a aflea
flea tfOBYV7
War YV7 With T1 1 t lap lapIn 1apilP T p J
In Five FiveLondon ilP YearsLondon Years YearsLondon
London Belief BeliefLONDON BeliefLOMIX BeliefLONDON
LONDON LONDONtoday LOMIX > > r Jan IThe London Londontoday TIIII TIIIItoday l1taA
today contains eoa a seaestlo sensational uonaa ai dleoatch dleoatchwho dipa dipafrom tch tchtlOlR
from lu Sao Fraacfsro con apoedat apoedatwho t
who asserts 1IIIeIU that the Japanese situation situationthere situationthere 1tUOfttMre
there 1 Is mo o serious that It may y develop developwar developwar deve devewar
war with Japan unlee uate unless California CalUoraJaPrealdeDt t tUtoreI tUtoreIPresident adopt adoptPresident
President Roottvelfs s policy and ad agree agreeto agreesto r rto ees
to ameliorate ae diorate iorate cnnsiUeos nnMt which tend t to toexasperate toxaaperate t texeepente o
exasperate Japan J The he correepeadetsays corrsspondeat cornliltdtay t
jaajm ay ayThat says
That there will be war between the theUnited theUnited tic ticUnited e
United States Sta and Japan within nve nveyear an anyears fly flyyear e
year and that perhaps war will 111 come in ina Ina 1 1a D
a few months 1 18 the ineradicable bIe oplnlodr opinion opinionSf opinionr n
Sf r the tb average av Californian He IleMade had hadmade haJI
made I de up his mind JI ftd he ha hall come to the theconclusion theeoneluaon th thcoaeludaa e
conclusion that Japan desire cI 1ra the Phil Philippines Philppl Philippiese ¬
ippines ppl and Hawaii and that only onI her herunsatisfactory herut1 he heunaattfaetory r
unsatisfactory ut1 taetory financial position preventher prevents preventsher preventshef
her from tror strpring t n an immediate II blow blowWhen WowWhen blowWhen
When she i 18 ready read he says 1Iaa Japan Japanwill Japanwtll Japa Japawtll n
wtll will And some pretext ter war and In Inthe Inthe 1 1the n
the meantime Ume she has entered 8111 ered upon uponcsmpaign a acampaign am
campaign m designed to keep kee her people peoplein peopleIn peopt peoptIn a
in a state au e of mind hostile toward the theUnited theUnited thi thiUnited e
United State StateThe Stat StatTIM StatesThe
The Time Tim being Ig the defender of and andapologist andaOlotrIat an anapologist d
apologist for the Tory government governmenthlch pweramnthlch t
Yhlch hlch drafted the AngloJapanese AngloJapanesetreaty AngloJapanesetreat AngloJapantreaty ens
treaty treat the Times correspondent corre polldent of ofcourse ofcou o f
course cou throws on America Jneriea the th Mama Mamaof biaM biaMof a aof
of the California situation and declares declaresthe declaresthe dssar dssarthe
the Californians do not like the Japan Japanese JapanHe Japaneec ¬
ese because the latter are smarter IHRart bus business busInea ¬
iness men JlMtft3nd and beat the Americans at attheir attbelr a aeir t
their theirtoer eir own game gameAccording g gAccording gableAccording
According to the Time many Man Cali California California Callbrain ¬
fornia Industries would be ruined by b th thwithdrawal the thewithdrawal thetthdra1 e
withdrawal of the Japanese Japane e The cor earrespondent corrapondent correspondent
respondent concludes by bJ saying ytng that the thesituation thesituation rh rhsituation e
situation haa become very ver serious that thatIt tRatIt tha thaIt t
It Is now race against race and that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the people pe Jlle of California have decided decidedthere decidedtllere denkl denklthere ed
there must be war warIAPANFSF warWANTS warWANTS
Jnl rwLUL I IILnl I IMr
Mr r Gearin of Oregon gave notice in inthe Inthe 1 1life
the Senate lIAte today tada that MI Monday OtMIa he hewould hewould h hwould e
would call his resolution 1uUon advoeatlag
up re advoeat advocating advoeatIng ¬
ing a modification of the treaty ut with withJapan withJapar withJaper h
Japan so that Japanese laborers can canbe eaRbe ea eabe n
be excluded from the United States StatesOF StatesI
BOSTON Jan t INo No reason IS as assigned assigned assigned ¬
signed for the suicide of Walter Dana DanaSwan DanaSwan Dan L LSwan
Swan an instructor in the Harvard ar architectural arohlteotural arahlteotunl ¬
chitectural school who shot hlmselover himself himselfover himselfover f
over the heart last night and died i ithe in inthe n I
the hospital at 139 this morning He Hewas II S i
was found lying on the ground In n Belwont Bel Belmont i
mont monte with the smoking revolver In n his bishand hl s
hand Swan was thirty years of ae aeand ageand e eand I
and had a a wife and two children He Hehas Hehas H e
has b been en connected onn ted with the Harvard Harvardfaculty 1 1fzcalty I
faculty wt since sin e 1537 1
1i i
Pennsylvania Member MemberOffers N M e m b e eOffers r rOffers
Offers Resolution inthe in inthe inthe
the House HouseAT
AT iMMMiK hwentipatlin fnveetHtatton we at ea il ilof ay O age pipi pipiof
of tii the eaoses cane of Ute wreak at atcotta fora foraCotta Terra
Cotta Co < < a te provtdod in I a resolution uttee tate rafeedoeed tatedueed Infredueed
dueed in I the hones today by byseetatty y ytau neore neoreentattve arper
entattve tau Morrel I of Pennsylvania Pennsylvaniaa vaaIa vaaIaI
Mr XerreH roIutton provides tltat tltata that thata t
I a special committee eoIalDltt of n dye > e members membnthe of ofthe oftbtt
the House lieu shall Investigate Invtl le all allphasees B1 the thephase Utepbuea °
phase of the Terra Cotta wreck wreckotb and andother antbit
otb or other bit r wrecks throughout thro trtIeut the country countryand eoaatrytl9lft
and from the fact facts obtained to recom recoma reco recoa
uad a bill lit for forgiving pawss by eo eosly Ces
giving sly the Interstate Commerce Com Commission CoMJRtaaIon Cowminion ¬
mission ironehid I control of the theJO railroad railroado
10 o far as precautions afatast a ntnst wrecks are areTo ar9COD a aooaesrttM n
COD ooaesrttM IMd IMdTo
To carry out the provtston of a the theresolution UNruolUoa S
resolution tlM SMrM to IIIn o appropriated approprtalodThe
The n we wefollowa 1Mem preawbl of then resolatNa 11 k as asfoIow
follows followaWh foIowWh followsWhereas
Wh Whereas < HMA r ui the number numberwreck UMMe fit JeeeRt JeeeRtvr reeeruworks
wreck vr < < ka upon railroad resulting in NY NYer v veral
eral er > > 1 ln Inataaces < Manc e If in + appalling toe I of life lifeand UteaDd
and Injuries to grit number has ha hashocked haahMke4
shocked siteek the entire country countryAnd eowaUYAnd
And whereas wh < < It is the belief of ofthat many manythat manythat
that the accident are the result of ofoverworked oCtrhe ofoverworked
overworked employee and other condi conditions t tI ¬
tions which could nave been avowedThen avoided avoidedThen wr
I Then follow the resolution which whichgives whichgives whichgives
gives the special committee power to tosubpoena toII
II subpoena 8u poefta witnesses take testimony t < < IIHOII andcompel and andcompel aDdI
I compel the production of books andj and andnapera andlij
napera naperaThe
The agents of the Interstate Intera < < ate Com Commeree c Ce M MJRetee a
mares CommlMlon Comml Mon are biMf Jtu t today toda todaIng serv setroing serving ¬
ing ttmimonses surnmetttres upon trainmen tral tralother and
other employee 8mploy and upon executive oM oMelals oMelals oSelate >
elals et the Baltimore Datttl Ore and Ohio and andSoathem andSouthena
Southern railroads ran commanding ee + mgntsHag fiJIg their theirattendance tltetratteMalKe theirattendance
attendance tomorrow at the investiga investigation IuptloR Investigation ¬
tion of recent wrecks wrecksIt wreekIt wreekat
It was said a1d at t the commlsalons ofllee oflleethis omeetills oflleethis
this morning that ssme me other recent recentdisasters reeentdlsAtsrs recentdisasters
disasters on the railroad ralkosda might betether be beUtken betltken
tether Into Int the t e realm of the inquiry andthe and andthe andthco
the great wreck reck on the theRock Rock Island Islandnear Illalldat inlandnear
near at Topeka yesterday 7 te likely Uk to be betine bene betae
tine ne of those subjected to dissection dissectionAim dlHeeUOftAim dissectionAim
Aim at Officials OfficialsIt
It is not yet et certain which I IIIIeIIIbers members membersef
ef the commission eomml will sit at t tomorrows tomorrowshearing tomorrolWStearLSg s
hearing on the accident because becau e of ofthe ofe
the thendaac e necessity te elty of having baY lr the tb fullest at attendance ¬
te tethendaac tendance t NlaDee possible po tltle at the initial session sessionin
in l New York of the Harriman HiUTt investi Investlgatlop investigation Inveatiptlola ¬
gation Commissioners Clement and andHarlan andHarlan
Harlan have been expected to remain remainhere remainhere
here b bat t there may be b a thange mange In this thlaprogram thisprogram
program programThe programThe programThe
The wreck and a block signal investigation In Intion investiga invaugathin ¬
tion is going to be aimed aim ad at t the methods methodsof
of the responsible reepon ble railroad officials aswell as aswall asi6
wall as at the charges against employee
i6 eak l tr
It is proposed to know whether in n olaei olaeithe fact faetthe factthe
the block signal system Stem has been b n worse
than useless uselessSystems I ISystems
Systems Worthless WorthlessPresident WorthlessPresident WorthlessPresident
President Hill of the Great Northern NorthernreeeatIy Northernrecently j
recently indicated Indl ated to a member of the
Presidential Cabinet that this was the theoase theoase
oase and his statement has aroused new
interest as well as some amazement
The working hours of employes esp esJe esJeclally > e
dally of men who work at telegraph
keys dispatchers1 dl patthel8 desks In signal signaliowers
It towers wer and on the trains will be in inquired InIuked Inlofted ¬
lofted Into with great detail not only onlyas onlyft y
as ft s to the men concerned In these par particular ¬
ticular wrecks wre < ks but as to general con consduct ¬
duct of these matters mattersI
What Delayed the Relief Train TrainWho TrainWho
f 1
Who Ordered Dead Removed RemovedNO RemovedIf 1 1NO
Second Day a of Inquiry Into rats Terra assn Cotta GottaYreck CottaW CottaWreck
Wreck W WInquiry eck Shows Road Gave Victims VictimsOnly VictimsOnly VictimsOnly
Only Second Thought ThoughtInquiry ThoughtInquir
Inquiry aa to the cause of and responsibility far i fa 1 the frightful frightfulcatastrophe lrlghtttllcatutrOl1ho irtghtfnlcatastrophe
catastrophe on the th Baltimore and Ohio railroad at Terra Cotta on Sun Sunday Sunday Sunday ¬
day wan resumed by Coroner Nevitt in the Firefighter headquarters headquartersthis
this morning shortly before 11 oclock oolookCoroner oclockCoroner oclockCoronal
Coroner Novitt wielded the probe as never Before of re during d rhtg Me term of ofoffloo ofoffloo ofofiloa
offloo and allowed the Baltimore and Ohio officials no quarter They Theymade Theyma Theymade
made ma e evasive replies to his queries repeated their answer aB8WOllf time and andagain andagain andagain
again and moved nervously on the witness stand but the th fusillade of ofqnestions ofqHo
questions qHo tlon was kept up by b Dr Nevitt until he tet et the reply which he heknew heknow heknew
knew t to fee correctWhat correct correctWhat oorrectWhat
What Dr 1 > 1 Novltt wanted to know was why wit the relief train waa des desrayed de delayed deIB300 ¬
rayed at University Unltrlt for thirteen minutes and a passenger train traI was al allowtd allowed allowad
lowed to pawsIt on the way wa to Terra Cotta and why the Baltimore and andOhio andOblo andOhio
Ohio officiate o lcfals took it upon themselves > to arrange far the removal r l of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the dead before b foro he had seen the bodies bodiesSHIFT bodiesSHIFT bodiesSHIFT
Responsibility for these th e two oceurnnoesvaa occurenees waa a1t shifted lted by me e witness witnessto
to another anotherCoroner anothorCoroner anotherCoroner
Coroner Nevitt finally became exasperated e = a porated and an and said to the jury Iwent I Iwent rwent
went to the Baltimore and Ohio station immediately after hoaxing of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the wreck and asked kad how I could co Jcl get to Terra Cotta A am aura named namedRobey BamelIRobey namedItobey
Robey said he did not know kJlO Hales uJll I went in an ambulance alftbtlla see ee or patrolwagon patrol patrolwagon patrolwagon
wagon That was all the satisfaction I the Coroner could get et at the thestation tbotatlon thestation
station and finally AMRII I ordered a relief train seat out by the railroad and andafter andalter
after some delay deja the train was started startedWho started1Who tanedIto
Who Ito let the pef passenger pe fcn senger < < er train pass paf il the relief train was sot learned learnedWhat 1earnedWhat learnedWhat
What occasioned the delay In starting rtlng the relief train trai is unknown unknownConiini6flf0n 1IIIkJIownCoDtmlHlon uakaownComsteeloners
Coniini6flf0n Comsteeloners r rs Macfarland and Wast were preset pr t S jjnfej t t4H1a7 dj and andsuggested andINBWii andsxgges
sxgges suggested INBWii ed < < ld many iliaD questions 6Stions for Dr Nevitt to st asfc k Tarot tTlUB iU l Wa ton m andTi and andJk andWaor
Jk Ti M Walter Wi aitar of tlih the IntanatatftComjHBroa Int llta q JJHaroe nnnnknliiii gsatmlhsdoa 1 efrent ifssWisjiii t Din Dintnfet I IU
tnfet tit t Aitornoys U rnoS Tuisper T lftor and Proctor and many J Y other eth r gttfitroi 1118 tirnijs s were wereprdsoRt weroprOl
prdsoRt prOl ftt
The inquest iBflu lJt lagged and dragged on listleuely listloo ly until af aft altar tar noon noonThree BOOBT1Iree
Three witnesses were called but did not answer They lte were Will Eggles Eggleston EcgletOIl
ton Kelly and McCauley They The will probably answer this afternoon afternoonAssistant at afternoonAssistant entOOlt entOOltAhitant
Assistant Trainmaster J T Carr went w t on the stand when 1Iea the hear hearing hearin hearlag ¬
lag in was resumed today tocla He was a dUUeult witness wftn for the Coroner He Heapneared HeItppeared
appeared nervous and excitable and could tell but little other than thanwhat titanwht thanvttst
what vttst he found in dispatches dispatch os sent by himself HIM and others othersCarr othelLCarr
Carr had h d to be relieved by Train Dispatcher Dent who was wuUed Called Balled for forthe forthe forthe
the purpose of making makln some elucidations regarding the delay de and pre presumption prenmptlon preof ¬
sumption of authority a thorlty to move the dead Little was wa learned from him himThe himThe
The crowd road of spectators 8poot < < tors was vas much smaller than yesterday and andthere andtbere andthere
there was breathing space in the little room
Conductor of Terra Cotta CottaTrain CottaTrain CottaTrain
Train Files Petitionfor Petition Petitionfor Petitionfor
for Writ of Ha Habeas Habeas Habeas ¬
beas Corpus CorpusFrank CorpusFrank CorpusFrank
i Frank P llofimlcr the conduc conductor conductor ¬
tor of one of the Baltimore andOhio and andOhio ondOhIo
Ohio trains ivhlcli hlcb collided at Terra TerraCotta TerraI TerraCotta
Cotta on the night of December 30 30causing 30causing 90causing
I causing the death of many peopletoday people peopletoday ICopletoday
today filed a petition In the District DistrictSupreme DIstrictSupreme DistrictSupreme
Supreme Court asking that he be bereleased bereleased hereleased
released from custody on habeas habeascorpus habeascorpus habeascorpus
corpus proceedings proceedings3Tr
Mr lloffmler Is represented by byAttorney byAttorney byAttorney
Attorney Henry E Davis and saysthat says saysthat
I that he was arrested without war warrant nnrI warrant
rant of lairf law without any charge chargebeing chnrgebeing chargebeing
I being preferred against him on thenight the thenight UICnIght
night of the accident and has since sincebeen sincebeen sincebeen
been deprived of his liberty libertyHe Uberty1Ie libertylie
He nays that Coroner Xevltt Is Isnow Isnow isnow
now conducting conductlll an Investigation as asto liSto asto
to the tile circumstances surrounding surroundingtho surroundln surroundlnthe
the death of one King who was waskilled waskilled ras raskilled
killed in the wreck wreckAccording wreckAccording TrcckAcoordlng
According to Coroner Nevltts state statement statemont statemoot ¬
mont he says the Investigation will willcontinue willcontinue willecnttnue
continue for several days and says he hewould heweuld liewould
would naturally be held in n custody forthat for forthat torthat
that time Being held without a war warrant warran warrant ¬
rant ran and without wlth a charge being protarred pre preferred preterred ¬
tarred against ugaln him Mr Hoffmler says sayshe sayshe sayshe
he Is being Illegally Imprisoned and asks asksthe asksthe asksthe
the court to Issue an order directing hisrelwteo his hisrelease hisrel8se
release relwteoThe releaseThe rel8seThe
The matter comes up for hearing be before before before ¬
fore Justice J IIstice Barnard this afternoon afternoonA afternoonwrit
A < writ WAS ucrvti 1I serve r1 h on 01 r err i r XfVi XfViat rtln 11
at 2 oclock this afternoon to t appear in inr Inourt n ncourt
court < r ourt > urt with Conductor Hoffmeler at atocloCc It 3
0 ocloCc clac
Aaatetant A nt Trainmaster J JT T Carr of ofsba
sba the ha Bj1 BaIUm temre w and andOhio 4 Onto took the stand
at > > 11 ecjoek edoek this t Moraine He was
the first witness witnessDoctors wttanLDoctors witnessDoctors
Doctors Are Ordered OrderedHe OrderedHe OrderedHQ
He read a telegram signed by It O H
Ilsobs II bS superintendent rlfttendett of the t1 the e Baltimore Itlmor
division of the road It was aa Gt Get > t all allthe allthe allthe
the doctors you OU can and rush them themspecial thmspeolalto themspeelal
special speolalto 10 to Terra Cotta I ha wrecked wrecktdand w wreckedand ktd ktdand
and passengers hurt turf TIM time of the
dispatch was I 4t oclock Sunday night JUrhtlJtntSS
Witness read another dispatch in inwhich inwhich Inwhich
which he was II ordered to take an oper operator operI operator ¬
ator and lineman to Terra Cotta in ini inorder fnorder
I i order to establish telegraphic teWlrrap Je com eomrnunlatfon communlcation communication
munlcation munlcationI
I went to the Baltimore and Ohio sta at attton ¬
tion and found Mr fr Robey had a reiif reiiftrain reliottrain roll f ftrain
train already made sands up I dont krow krowwlwt krowwhRt kowwhat
what Ume the train left the station statlOl
We e hud nine lne doctors and a number > r of
assistants We arrived about T14 i5 We Wonwhlle
left at SfI and arrived at t the station
At 9 9t Meanwhile Ie nwhlle I had telegraphed
to Mr Robey from Tt >
Terrra I1TR Cotta to got gu guury
every ury doctor ambulance Il > bulanee and waeon
he could and rush them th bent out to Terra TerraConultine Ttrr
Cotta Cottat CottaCeneultlng
Conultine U a sheet Kr Carr found foundi U
i that t the relief le i train left the station tI tIrr at atiM
7 iM and otfr arrived at University at atItRON 7ll 7llitneaa a
Terra rr Cotta was reached at 1 71
titlieess itneaa then told of making kJa his flr tirat t
I report f at MS e o oclock clock In tt he saW std stdof
Number be of o dead d sent a nt in on engine re h a I Iunderstand I Iundenttand
understand live of tbeillJur the tojurd have since alaeeI
I died swelling the total to tt tti ISMer flMer
i Mer the Engine EngineDd
U31d you 00 meet the Jena angina of and andI andIon andand
I Ion one or two coaches c road a at Terra T Cotta as usyoy asI asyqp
yoy Q1 were going to die the scene of the thowreck tbewreck thewreck
wreck wreckI 7 7I
I m met t the engine and can about aboutthirty aboutthlrt abouti aboutthirty
thirty thlrt yards this thl hi side w of Terra Cotta CottaBy CottaBy
By B what authority omcial or moral moraldid moraldid
I did that engineer en neer come to Washington WashtagtonTJ
He was w running on his ha schedule scheduleIrreepectlve
Irrespective of the wreck and the thefaet thefact
I fact that the car tars might have been bee used usedto usedto
to bring the dead anal an injured to the thecity thecl thecity
I city cityIf cl ty 7 7If
If we hadkept had k8ltt those cars there and andbundled andI andbundled
I bundled the injured into them t before beforaI
I the arrival of the doctors and a stimu UIIIU
lants more of thorn would wo have JIll died
Coroner Nevitt has ieia inforrotuion tnn rmation toft that thatone thatone thatone
one injured man waa brought t to tho thocity thocity thecity
city on the ears which could Icf have car carried earrled ¬
ried 160 or more moreVhy moreWh moreWhy
Why Wh did you 01 summon those the wagonsand wagons wagonsand wagonsand
and ambulanaeTo ambulances ambulancesTo
To carry carr aiay away awa the dead d dead d
Ever hear of a body bOCI beta being moved
from a track before the Coroner had hadS6 hadseen ladseen
S6 seen l It ItNo It7 It7No itNo
No BlrWitness sir
Witness then said he ordered thewagons the thowagons thewaguns
wagons to have them th IR ready reed whet a tho
Coroner permitted permittedMr permitted301r permittedMr
Mr Carr read several reports nrp rta 1 in inr
which the r extent a of damage to o the rail raUOne ¬
= r
road equipment was recorded
One dispatch contained the informa ¬
tion that Engineer En er Kagla Nagl of M said saide Midwere
e d were struck as II soon aa wo
i stopped at t Terra Cotta Cott CottaEngineer
Engineer Engln Hlldebrand and Conductor
I Hoffmter vUd vUdWe Jd JdWe
We go got ot a ndouble double gre green n signal ttgnaf at t Sil Silver 811ver Filver ¬
ver Surings S 9V lngs gs There was no n u Signal at atJt

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