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N Nebraska e braskaUniversity b r a aident University Pres President President ¬
ident Friend of Rocke Rockefeller Rockefeller Rockefeller ¬
feller Scores Dema Demagogues Demagogues Demagogues ¬
gogues goguesCrowning goguesCrDv goguesCrowning
Crowning CrDv ing Infamy Infamyof of Age AgeThat AgeT1at AgeThat
That MeiLof IVe 1 Ion of Fine Char Character qfuar qfuara C har harAre ¬
acter a ter Are Attacked AttackedHe Attackedr AttackedHe
r He Says SaysPr Saysprsldut SaysPresident
Pr President Bideat E E Benjamin Aaflraws ofthe of oftho atth
the th University of Nebraska one of the theforemost thotoremNt theforemeet
foremost educators cduo tOr3 of tho country In Inan Innn inan
an address at the fall all convocation t tthe tthe tthe
the George Ge rse Washington Wa blngton tJnlverslty > at attho atthe atthe
the BeUutoo Theater this morning pro protested protpstttd protested ¬
tested Against 1tGllln t the attacks of the pros prosant prosmt prosent
ant day d on individual and corporate corporatewealth corporatowl1th oorporatowealth
wealth wealthIll wl1thHie wealthHer
Ill Her known friendship fur John D DRockefeller DToekefeUer Drockefeller
Rockefeller created cre ted the belief belie thut his hisspeech hisspceh hisspeech
speech was A direct appeal for fair fairplay fairplay fairplay
play for the Standard Ull chief The Thobelief Theb4liet Thebelief
belief was strengthened by b Dr An Andrews Andrws Andrnws ¬
drews frequent requentlaudaUOh laudation of lC the wealtho wealthrteaUng wealth wealthrivaling
rivaling o Ung rich whom M ii tie declared to tolff tolp toto
lff not only the true friends of the thevrirkors thewJrkers thewrkors
vrirkors but the real propc rollC of pros prosperity flrosrll proscrity ¬
perity perityollowlnir crity crityroilowing rll
ollowlnir Dr Andrews address de degrfe degreoo degr
grfe gr OI were conferred by Dtan Wilbur Wilburof Wilburof Vllburor
of Columbia College Dean De n Phillips Phillipsff PhmlJielf
ff tl tIOJ 9 department dlPRrtnl nt of medicine and andI andIran
I Iran < an Vance of o the department of law lawJist Jawtst lawust
Jist tst before fore this ceremony Dr An Andrews Anlr Anslr ¬
slr drews lr > w8 wa was f presented with a handsome handsometfctral hand handsomethral om
tfctral gift by b the Brown University Unlvoradt al alimni allmnl alimnl
imni of which Dean Wilbur and Prof ProfJ ProtoJ ProfJ
J H Lindeey Lln sey are the Geor George j Washing Washingten Washington Vashlngtcn
ten University membersAdvocates membersAdvocates members membersAdvocates
Advocates Hanging for Libel LibelIn LibelIn LibelIn
In beginning bestnRlng his address Dr Andrews Andrewsdenounced AndrewsdCnotln Andrewsdenounced
denounced dCnotln d bitterly what he termed mali malicious malldou malidoua ¬
cious dou and willful misrepresentation of ofthe otthe ofthe
the acts of public > > Ub1lc or prominent men by bytiie byhe byie
tiie he press After declaring his belief beliefthat bolleI balletthat
that I hat hanging should be the punishment punishmentmeted punlsftmentmlted punishmentmeted
meted to a proved prow libeler ho said saidIt saldIt
It is the crowning baseness of our ourtime ourttntewhcs
ttm ttntewhcs time whtefc h1 is saying sa ing a good goo ealcth ealcthwledEJKfi eztl l lIHIe6t1i t2ij t2ijseledtlii
wledEJKfi iwi a v1eUrt vleUmont ltt1 om < < timftsRttr 1H a f1 t r so soraftlly sodlstistgisis1edaato b bdl
dl dlstistgisis1edaato tgAlls ad a to aAsyre pI piquancy uancY and andDMttyetsJoll1HIr andmarYetsiet
DMttyetsJoll1HIr marYetsiet asexr Inventions and then ChnraUy thenraft
< raftlly raft y avoiding suable suable1tbel libel and rely relying relying relyng ¬
ing ng for further protection on the victims victimsknown victimsknown cUms cUmsknown
known kindliness industry and nd dignity dignityproceeding dignityproceeding dignityproceeding
proceeding to tt vivisect him for pay payNone payNone O9
None q of f the bU8lne business 8 villainies alleged alleg d to tobe toso tobe
be so rife could compare in atrocity with withthese withthose 11t1lf
these f he e flquMid squ Ud compaigna of libel and andilbclous andlibelous andIbelous
libelous carcature car cature which hleh recent months monthshave monthshave monthshave
have produced producedI produc producI
I care not a straw for the rich as assuch assuch assuch
such My Interest Jtcreat and sympathy are aresolely aro80Iel aresolely
solely 80Iel with general society 2IOclot and the com common common common ¬
mon man And speaking as a a repre representative r6pretentatln ropresentaUve ¬
sentative of the people at large largel I urge urgethxt urg urgtht urgeth
thxt th the pride idleness l loness and doubtful doubtfulpractices aoubUulprclctices doubtfulpractices
practices of a few rich are no lust just cause causefor causefor causefor
for putting all 1 rich men in pillory The Thepossession TheP0S68S8lon Thepossession
possession of w wer tftn ltn tn however how er great greatfurnishes greatfurnishes Teat Teatfurnishes
furnishes by b itself no presumption presumptionagainst presumlltiorraJ8lnst presumptionragainst
against the owners probity probl If a man mancin manNn manrn
cin fraudleesly fraudle ely become possessor posseororf of ih 10 10OuO 10IJO
OuO IJO he can If he works on with withsame lith the thename theHame e
name zeal skill and power sot only onlyas onlyaf onlyas
as af easily but more easily easU secure 800 800o0 100
000 o0 800000 0000 1000000 l06000GtIQ 100000990Riches 109COOfl l06000GtIQRiches L LRiches
Riches a Proof of Industry IndustryJus IndustryJuSl IndustryJuss
Jus here financial geniuses gentu e find op opportuniy oppnrtunlly opportunity
portuniy Now and again arises up upamid upamid upamid
amid the common throng of business businessmen businessmen businessmen
men one with the ability abIllt to utilize to tothw t6t1H totlsc
thw end 6n that semiautomatic power to tosot tot togrt
sot t and keep thin th 100000000 earning earningwith earnlnlwith earningwith
with the same precision prool lon governing his litefirst hisft hisfirst
first ft t investment Invo tmnt He Heeffects combines industrywith industry industrytak Industrywith
with industry industryinvestment Kr c1 effects Jl4vlng He HetaJ Hetak
tak < s advantage adrante a of rivals riynls errors rrors and andhesitancy and11f8Itan andhesitancy
hesitancy 11f8Itan y If ne h becomes a billionaire billionaireYOU bt1llonn1reyou billionaireyou
YOU have 10 o right rl ht to denounce any anypart an anpart anypart
part of his fertune 9rtun save upon proof of offraud orfraud offraud
fraud The more fact of his being so sorich sorkh sorlcli
rich Is naught but a proof proo of his genius geniusand geniusand unlus unlusand
and his industry industryi indu try
Ir i > r Andrews th then n undertook to show showtliiit showthat ho1 ho1tl
tliiit tl lt high price ruled by reason of ortlso ortlson thosnsest tho thoi
i onspnt n < < Dt of the public and not ot because becauseor baUSot
or monopolistic tendencies H Ht said saidThe saidThe saidThe
The prices of monopolized monopoli d articles articlesoi arUcltI
oi I the theory that competition ought to tofix tofIx tofix
fix prices since competition ro longerexists longer longerxlsts I > nicr nicrxilC
exists xilC in thftse U so articles and no one can cansay cansa cansay
say sa what prices It would fix lflt it It did didoxlst dIdxlst didexist
exist xlst are subject to no principle whatcvbr what whatever whatvttr ¬
ever vttr save tho tolerance of o the market marketNearly marketleerl marketNearly
Nearly leerl all the price pri < advances 3d nceK which whichmonopol whichmonopolr whichmonopolj
monopol has produced are acquiesced acquiescedin
in by the public Complaint continues continuesnly continuesoily
oily > 111 in n rwpect to a few ew articles but itrin it itan
rin an easily Iy be shown that the more or orl orh
l h ss recently recenU advanced cost in these thesec thererases tllllIenUIO
c nUIO rases anes Is due to precisely the same sametuse samodU8H samea
dU8H tuse a affecting the coat of our living livingat lIlngut livingat
at every point pointCompetitive pointCompetitive
Competitive Prices Prtces I Not Sound SoundIt
It 1 iT more and more seen thai no nosoundness nof noundncas
soundness f < undncllS attaches at hes to competitive c mpoUU8 pricesPrice prices pricesPrice pricesPrice
Price fixing by aompetltion is not a afundamental Afundamootal afundamental
fundamental operation o petQU on parallel with withrlconxine wiLhrlcoflxlr1 withricetxicg
rlconxine by market tolerance It Is IBo Islly Isutly
o utly > ily a special case of markettolerancetllfe markettolerance marl < 8ttolerallct 8ttolerallcttll
tllfe tll latter latt r being beln the general eneral phe pheiomenon pheIomenon pheLuinenen
iomenon and competition a 1 special form formAre term1re orm ormIt
Are re consumers then in respect to top1ces topt1ces tovices
p1ces vices at the mercy of dealers doalo Can Canfnd Cantht
tht they charge U8 whatever they please plua6ofnd pleasernd
fnd must tliu t we pay or go without Not Notat Notat
at ail Relentless as is the law that thattvhile thathlle thathlla
tvhile hlle monopoly lasts the price will stay stayjrar staytear slayuar
tear the tolerance tolerance of the market deal dealers dealers dealers ¬
ers chanting you namely namol all the traf trafJi Lra Lrafi trnf1i
Ji will boar equally qual inexorable Is the theHW lh lhw theYw
HW w thai no price can Slay ta above this thislimit thisimlt thislimit
limit limitSuppose imlt
imltSuppo Suppose Suppo e silk hats under competition competitionceli
tell atC at G Combination may force them themto themto themto
to SO or fi 7 7 but no power on earth earthcould curthould earthcould
could ould drive them themto to 310 10 L Let t sellers find llndthat Unathat findthat
that a a price Is so high high as to block bloc not notrioflts not110nts netrtofihyou
rioflts rtofihyou you OU need no legislation e slatlon or con conH
H nners leagues to make them come comedown comek cometic
down downAs tic k wit witAs Y11 Y11AB
As for the Idle rich Dr Andrews belleves be believes belIeyes ¬
lieves that the Impost of t a a heavy death deathand deothand deathand
and Inheritance tax ta is as far as the theState theState theState
State could go safely at the present presenttime presenttlm presenttime
time tlm Tie denounced denoun ed socialism and In Inroncludb InonludL ineoneiudLfi
eoneiudLfi roncludb g g paid that despite the com communistic communlslfc cowmunistic ¬ =
munistic clamor of o today ho maintained maintainedflat maintainedtelt maintainedthat
flat tho production of wealth is still the thegreatest theeate8t thegreatest
greatest eate8t factor in human progress tow towcrlng to toTln towring
crlng Tln ring In Importance above every ecf ques question Quest question ¬
tion t on touching the distribution of wealth wealthtitles weallhtlt1es wealthtitles
titles titlesAt tlt1esAt titlesAt
At the conclusion of o the cony convocation convocationrcremontes con anon aUonromonle anoneromontes
rcremontes romonle a luncheon wa wag e eAndrews given to Co Dr DrAndrews DrAndrons
Andrews by the trustees trusteesnnd and members membersof nu mblfrs mblfrsolr
of f the George Washington n University UniversityCouncil Universityr1Jn Universityrouneil
Council r1Jn < U This was followed by a a meetn meet meetUV
UV 0 of o the board of trustees
Thirtyfive Thirt ive Killed Kill KilledHurt ed
1000 Hurt Explo Explosions Explosian X o osio
sions sian sio 8 Havoc HavocRescue HavocRescue HavocRescue
Rescue Work or Reveals RevealsHorrors RevealsH RevealsHorrors
Horrors H rrors of o Fonta Fontanets Fontanets on a anets
nets Suffering SufferingFONTANET S u fferjog fferjogI MSferiug MSferiugFONTAN
FONTAN FONTANET JONT ANET ET Ind Oct 16 16aMire 16tylore
aMire or than 300 300rnjners miners are re entombed entombedin
in this vicinity today a as the the result resultof resultof resultof
of the th explosion of the Du Pontpowder Pont Pontpowder Pontpowder
powder mills yesterday morning morningAH morn ng ngAll
All the night ni ht the menworked menworkedmany men worked workedmany workedmany
many of them till they were overcome over overcome overcome ¬
come by fatigue but with ith little mtie t ap appreciable appreciab1e appreciable ¬
preciable progress progressHow progressHow progressHow
How many manyof of the miners who whowere whowere whowere
were imprisoned by the falling ofthe of ofthe ofthe
the walls were killed outright and andhow andhow
how many have died since is of ofcourse ofcourse ofcourse
course not known but it is feared fearedthat fearedth fearedthat
that th t when the truth is known many manyscores manyscores manyscores
scores will be added to the list of ofvciims ofvkHms ofv
vciims v c1ims from the explosion explosionThe
The extent of the havoc wrought wroughtby wroughtby wroughtby
by the disaster seems to grow after afterevery afterccry afterevery
every hour of invo investigation tigution It is isnot isnot isnot
not possible nor will wjll it ever ever ver be be to tolearn tolearn tolearn
learn how sow much actual damage was wasdone wasdone wasdone
done to the town for the place has hasbeen hasbeen hasbeen
been absolutely destroyed and lies liesin liesin liesin
in ruins as complete < as though a agreat agreat agreat
great hand had crushed it to the theground theground theground
Thirtyfive Identified IdentifiedK IdentifiedTl IdentifiedThe
K The Tl o o oacac cact e numbcrl1f nurnljQ I 3i 1ut us s not notyet n notyet t tyet
yet beensfufly beent1iny been4t fly ascertained siSc ascertainod rt oa but the theI 1 titlenumber 1e 1enumber
I number of identified reached rench d thirty thirtyfive thirt thirti thirtyfive
five i e with many m8n more believed to be bedead hedead bedead
dead and scores in a critical condi condition condition condition ¬
tion from the injuries injuriesExhausted injpriesF injuriesExhausted
Exhausted F hausted bytille b by 11fe terrors and in injuries injurioc injuries ¬
juries of yesterday etcrdn the work work of the themen themen themen
men trying to rescue the miners is isnecessarily isnecessarily isnecessarily
necessarily slow slo and at times al almost almost almost ¬
most hopeless ± s Had not volunteers volunteersfrom Tolunteersfrom volunteersfrom
from nIl parts of the State arrived arrivedin arrivedm arrivedift
in large numbers scarcely sCTcel 9 anything anjthingcould anthingcould anythingcould
could have been b en done oncfor for the miners minersduring 111inernduring minersduring
during the night nfbtAt n nightAt v1t v1tAt
At least 1000 persons were ere Injured Injur dln dlnthe in inthe inthe
the explosion Of these five died In tie ttieTerre toleTerre tieTerre
Terre Haute hospitals ho ItaJs Scores of chil children chlldrln children ¬
dren whose hos parents pftren l have cither beenkilled been beenkilled b OO OOidllcd
killed or have not yet et learned where tb tbmembers tbmembers the themembers
members of their th lr scattered families are areMany areM areMany
Many M ny Deaths Expected ExpectedIt
It is expected at the hospitals that thatmany thatman thatmany
many man more persons will die during tho thodaV thodn thedad
dad dn
daVNot Not a house remained intact In ron Fontanet rontanet 1 oe oetanet
tanet yesterday ye terlny morning a town of over ovor20iG
2090 090 inhabitants Fully 1600 persons are arewithout arewithout arewithout
without shelter except such as theywere they theywer thyer
were er able to put > ut Up u lp for thernaolvtds dur durinr durIng during
Ing tho th e ethem night nl ht With With Vlth little food to sus sustain u s stnln stan ¬
tan them their condition is ISdol isdeplorable isdeplorableFear deplorable deplorableFear > lorable lorableFear
Fear is isexprossed expressed that unless Immediate ImmediateI ImmcdlatMhtlp imtnediatshelp
I help is l furnished by the cities in the thevicinity thevicInity thevicinity
vicinity there will be a famine faminoState fll famineState in inState
State Troops in Charge ChargeRescue ChargeRescue ChargeRescue
Rescue Work Is IS1 Begun BegunAt BegunAt Be BeAt
At Fontanet Explosion ExplosionTERRS ExplosionTERRE ExplosionTERRE
TERRE HAUTE Ind Oct 16Gov 16Governor IGGovernor 1Governor
ernor Hanlcy and the State troops have havetaken hnvotaken havetaken
taken charge of the situation at FI FItanet F Ftanet Fttanet
tanet where thlrtyflve are known to be bedead bedead bedead
dead and hundreds injured as the result resultof r resultof sult sultot
of 49000 kegs ke s of t powder and fifty fUt tons tonsof ton8or tonsof
of dynamite exploding in the Du PontPowder Pont PontPowder PontPowder
Powder mills millsAn millsAn millsAn
An extra detail of wreckers Is hunting huntingJor huntingor huntingfor
for or moro bodies today today Every Ever house in inthe inthe inthe
the village was destroyed dastro ed and the 1200 1200inhabitants 1200Inhabitants 1200inhabitants
inhabitants are camping c mptn in tents tentsBoth tentsBoth tentsBoth
Both hospitals here are full and sur surgeons surgeons surgeonswero ¬
geonswero geons wero w re rushed to Fontanet from all allContinued anContinued allContinued
Continued on Eleventh Page PageTHE PageTHE PageTHE
Very little rain has fallen In any part partof partor partof
of the country although scattered scatteredshowers scatteredshoers scatteredshowers
showers have been reported from south southern southern southera ¬
ern Texas Arizona southern Califor California California California ¬
nia and New Mexico MexicoExcept MexicoExcept lexlcoExcept
Except In the Ohio Valley and the theLake theLal theLake
Lake Lal < e region where threatening weather weatherwith weatherwith eathcr eathcrwith
with occasional rains Is probable gen generally generally genorally ¬
erally fair and slightly warmer weather weatherIs
Is Indicated for the Washington fore forecast torecast forecast
cast district tonight and Thursday ThursdaySteamers Thur ThursdaySteamers day daySteamenl
Steamers departing today toda for European Euro E Edropenn ro ropean ¬
pean ports will 111 have light westerly westerlywinds westarlywinds westerlywinds
winds and fair weather to the Grand GrandBanks GrandBanks GrandBanks
5 i a m 45 45o 45SUN
12 noon o 61
1 1 p in in vi yi a 62 t tt
2 p m 65 65SUN
Sun run un seta today 521 521Sun i2ISun i21Sun
Sun rises rf risesmorrov os f fumorrov morro 611 611TTOE 611TIDE sailTIDE
High water today 340 pm pmLow pmLow pmLow
Low water today 1025 pm pmHigh pmHigh
High water tomorrow 4il7 am 446 pm pmLow pmLow
Low water ator tomorrow 1106 am1130 am 1130 pm pmHARPERS pmHARPERS
HARPERS FERRY W Va Oct 16 ISBoth 16Both
Both rivers clear
I I INations
Nations Policy to toit Fit People Peop e to Control ControlSecretary ControlSecretary ControlSecretory
Secretary Taft Tdfte r TaftFilipinos ft ftt
> t
Filipinos F lip nos Open e F First rst AssemblyTo AssemblyToTaft Assembly AssemblyTaft r rTaft
Taft Congratulates Islanders IslandersAnd IslandersAndPredictslIarkedAdvarces slandlsAnd
And AndPredictslIarkedAdvarces Predicts Pled cts Marked Advances
4 J Photo koto Irom Stereograph copjrlght by Under wood W and tJMlorwood TMIorwood X New w T Ywk Yet rk
Secretary Sec torY t y of WaJ W WaTaft if aft ft and a Party Party in Front Fro Fr o a k otthe of the Ayuntamiento Manila Where He Opened the First Fhilippii FhilippiiAssanbly PhlIip31neAs F hth ne neAssembly
Assembly As mbly Today TodayI
Roosevelts Ro6sevelts Loyalty LoyaltyHE to toPossession to toI toPossession
I Possession I Is s Impressed Impressedon Impressed011Delegates mPresse mPresseon
on 011Delegates 011DelegatesI Delegates DelegatesMANILA
I MANILA Oct M HWlOt With JmfH ImprIMHihe ImprIMHiheI im rde eelve eelvecorcmonlos lve lveceremonies
I ceremonies and a aslgniftcant to significant speech h by
1 secretary tcr taf of War Var Taftthe Taft the ft13t first rat PJtft PIIppine PJtftipliine PW PWIpJlnelUi
ipliine IpJlnelUi assembly embl was opened optnt > d today todayPresident totht tothtresldont todayPresident
President resldont Roosevelt Roo evelt has sen sent me to toconvey toCOII toceutxy
convey COII Y to all Filipinos FlIlpln his congratula congratustlons congratulations congrahdetlons ¬
tlons upon tbs another step in salT salTsovornmont sol solgovornme selfgovornmont
sovornmont govornme t said thy U Secr S Secretary cretar tarj a111a a111amessage HI HImessage His HismeS6nge
message Is I is intended for f r every assent assemblyman ¬
blyman irrespective of ills tIs views In the theelectoral theelectClrcl theelectoral
electoral ratnpalgn ratnpalgnIt r ampalnIt
It assumes loyalty tol8l1 and does not as assume asSU1U1t asswae ¬
sume that he may not have th the wish wlrfito WIWlto wishto
to peaceably peac ly bring about about a transfer tru fur of ofsovereignty CJ CJsOtJrolgnt ofsovereignty
sovereignty it juwumc that while hlle the thepresent the theproStnt thepresent
present government endures Endures he will w l j up ¬
hold its authority authorityStrive author1t author1tStriv authorityStove
Strive Striv to Educate People PeopleThe Peoplelhe PeopleThe
The national administrations avowed avowedpolicy avofedJollcy avowedollcy
Jollcy policy ollcy under un er President McKinley IcKinley and andPresident andPresident andPresident
President Roosevelt has been to safe safeguard MfeGuard safeguard ¬
guard th the Interests and welfare of the theFilipinos thelIJlllnts theFilipinos
Filipinos and by the UI spread spread of e general generalprimary generalprimary generalprimary
primary and industrial Indu trlal education and andpractlc andproctlc andpractle
practlc of partial political control to tofit tt ttfit totit
fit tho people to maintain a stable sta 1tt gov government govemment 0 ¬
ernment emmentAs ernmentAs ornmentAs 1
As this policy of o extending eX ndlnl control controlcontinues centrolconttmos controlcontinues
continues it must logically result reSult in inending inendirg inending
ending the sovereignty of the t or United UnitedStates UnitedI UnitedStates
I States unless both people agree to re retain reI retaln ¬
tain the th bond owing to mutually mutuall bene beneflclnl ben benI benetictal
I flclnl trade relations relationsNone relaUonI relationstNone
I hNenc None can anticipate the 8 nerted nerl d of ofprocess o ofprocess I Iprcssot
process prcssot of political preparations Bur DurInguntlianaytisit BurIns 1
Ins ln Inguntlianaytisit my it1 liwJ l > > YlsIt y1slt I was of the q qblnlfin qblnlfinthot lnjPni inj n ntha
thot tJmlf1 tha s t WOJt wotake oura take considerably lon J PQDt1 n ar orthan arthan
than a 3 Ijemratibn se 1ibrnUon rations My vltivs vlb Ivs vs f r SmftfiT SmftfiTunchanged m 11 11unchanged tn tnunchanged
unchanged unchangedVe v vWe 1
We Ve are engaged engaged In a great expert expertmeat experll experllment eXp6IJ eXp6IJment
ment that no other nation has attempt attempted
ed Hence it would be unwise to fix a aperiod atlrfocl aperiod
period tlrfocl when the experiment exp rlment must suc suct suc4ed
deed <
Policy Criticised CriticisedOur CnbClsedUr CriticisedOur
Our Ur Philippine policy pellc has been > eon wide widely wideh widely ¬
ly h criticised by some as too hasty and andoo andtoo itndtoo
> too oo foolishly confident as u iho capacity capacityof
of the Filipinos resulting in the so socnllcd socolled socalled
called disastrous result of the lie elections electionsOthers eloctlonsOthers electionsOthers
Others demand the Immediate Imme lIclte granting grantingof
of selfgovernment Civil Civil government governmentwas
was Inaugurated before the th close ot otthe 01tlu ofthe
the war ar and It began Inauspiciously InauspiciouslyThere InausplclouslyThore inauspiciouslyThore
Thore has been a strong strongmlnorlt strongmlnorltpart minority minorityparty minorityparty
party part In the United States donduncinr dcn donduncingourr uncln unclnour
t our policy expressing a preasing sympathy with withenemies withenemies withenemies
enemies and aspiring to mike the 1s 1sContinucd 16Continued isContinued
Continued on Ninth Page In e
The most m st rolent earthquake rec record record ¬ I Iord
ord ever madfi mad on the seismograph seismographat sei mog phi
at the Weather Bureau n rimu started at atw atvi
91 w 14 this morning momingThe morningThe morninglhe =
The vibrations of the th peeille ilce 1e were wereeven were wereeven wereeven
even even greater gr ator than those cnused cus caused d bythe by bytthe bythe
tthe the San Francisco FnWeiseo earthquake earthquakeWeathor earthquakeWeatbor earthquakeWeather
Weather Bureau Bureauofli official officals al are jnp jnpmontrril tnJtn mpmontfriij >
montfriij montrril tn on tf ri1y expecting eXJecti g news thatsomewhere thai thaisomewhere tlia tliasomewhere
somewhere irf the the world an anunusu anunusually unusu unusualJ unusually
ally alJ severe disturbance has as oc occurred Qc Qceurred c ccurred ¬
Weather Buseau Report ReportThe ReportThe ReportThe
The > following statement was given givenout gtvenout 1ven 1venout
out shortly before noon no n by Chief Willis WillisL 11118 11118L
L Moore aftbe 0 of the Weather Wreath Veat Bureau BureauJust BurcauJust BureauJust
Just after the sheets oC tHe seismo seismograph seismograph ¬
graph wore changed this tl morning a agreat acreat agreat
great earthquake was as rocordca 1 the rec record record record ¬
ord of which has not yet been entirely entirelycompleted cnLJrelyccmpletedTho entirelycomplete
completed ccmpletedTho The precise beginning b Slnnlng of ofthe otlhe othe
the disturbance dist tbanco Banco cannot ronnotc 20 made de out outbut outh1H outbut
but it was noticed before the slrong ong mo motion motion motion ¬ i
tion began that an earthquake was oc occurring occurrinI occurring ¬
curring and the tl1 record was adjusted to tothe totbe tothe
the middle portion of the sheets sheetsEven sneotsEen sheetsEven
Even with this precaution the mo motion motIon motion ¬
tion of the Instrument was BO great greatat greatas greatas
as to carry the recording lever far be beyond beyond beyond ¬
yond the margin of the sheet so that that4the lhatUte thatthe
the dlstuubance distu bance was evidently evldentl of a conaklerable con considerable conskJera ¬
siderable skJera le violence violence The strong stron part of ofthe otthe ofthe
the motion moton began at 91 911 l a m but Ha Haduration It Itduration itsduration
duration vas vas relatively short and sub subskied subskied subsided
skied at about 920 a m mAmplitude mAmplitude mAmplitude
Amplitude Fourtenths of Inch InchThe InchThe J JThe
The amplitude of the strong motiqn motiqnwas mottqnwas ntotignwas
was apparently as great as fourtenths fourtenthsof
of an inch at Washington Full details detailsi detaUsoC detailsof
i of the record cannot be made out OtJ until untilI untllthe untilthe
I the Instruments have ceased recording recordingand T recordingand cordlng cordlngand
and the record sheets can be removed removedfor remooofor removedfor
for examination a and d measurement The Theforegoing Theforegoing Theforegoing
foregoing times can only onl beiglvon be I1Ion ap approximately approxima approximately ¬
proximately proxima proximatelyTrembler te1y te1yTrembler j jTrembler
Trembler BreaksWi Breaks Windows WindowsIn idows idowsIn I IIn
In Lowell Mass and andAlbany andbanr andlban
Albany lban banr Hears of It It1TOWELL ItOWELL ItLrOWELL
1TOWELL < Mass Oct 16 1GAn An earth earthquake Qartnqnake earthquake ¬
quake shock sh k which h ch though th1 > ugh lasting less lesstKan lesstonn lessthan
than a minute was so severe seyorc as to tosmash tosmash tosmash
smash window in ow panes and anLcrqp cropkery cropkerycaused < eu eucaused y ycaused
caused alarm here and In Xiawrence L La renee re e and andninny ana anamany a amany
many southern I New cw W HampSnlre HamP1 Hamphtre 1Ire towns townsThe townsThe townsThe
The bock was illowed by what hat ap appeared appeareJ a apenred ¬
peared to be a a sharp explosion In some somedistricts some somedistricts somedlstrlrts
districts the noise resembled r emb1ed that of a aheavy ahean aheavy
heavy snow slideALBANY slide slideALBANY slldcALB
ALBANY ALB ALBANY J N Y Oct 36An earth earthquake earthquake earthquake ¬
quake of great proportions propOrUO 8j In n a a direcr direction direcrtlon dlrectl
tlon tl n aid at a dfstaneenot distance dlstan enot not yet Identified Identifiedbegan identifiedbegan identifiedbegan
began to record itself 1ts lt about 9 a m to today toda1 today ¬
day oj the seismograph at the theSLae theSLaeIus State StateMuset Statelfuset
Muset Ius t m mAt mAt mAt
At 1015 10 = 16 a m the > movement m vfmcnt was wasstill wasstm
still in progress undiminished uI1 < ilmlnJshed
Her Husband NU HusbandAFTER and in Room RoomWhen RoomWhe RoomWhen
When Whe en ri x Fatal Draught DraughtWas DraughtWas Draughtas
Was as Swallowed Swallowedj SwaH SwallowedTraogedy vled vledTragedy
j Tragedy today today toda enshrouds nsbr 0 0Washington u uds 6 another anotherWashington anotherV
Washington V hhigton fome borne and JtrsCather JtrsCatherine Mrs Cather Catherine Catherine ¬
ine Dean a young ung vrif trite ire e tventyuinc ttventynineyear tventyuincyeaIlJ twentynine twentynineyear
year old lies lie dO dealsy dealsMrs deals d y A AIrs 1 1l
t trs
Mrs Irs rs Dean took too a ti dose of carbolic carbolicacd carbolic
aed acd about n1 > put 2 oclock this morning morningin
in her home 1108 l1OSFourandllalf l1OSFourandllalfstreet FourandHalfstreet FourandHalf FourandHalfstreet
street southwest southwe but ah nl efforts on onthe onj onjI onthe I
the part pa t of o the t the e Emergency t tstaff mergene Hospital Hospitalstaff Hospttnstaff
staff to save ae her life proved futile futileand futileand futileand
and she died two hours later laterThought laterThought laterThought
Thought toBe tofBeAecident tofBeAecidentDetails Accident AccidentDetails AccidentDetails
Details 6t the tragedy are Jacking Jackingthrough lnckingthr lackingthrough
through thr ugh the t er reluctance l etance cjf c the peo people peo people Peopie ¬
ple Irving l fn in the houge ho iotl e to give g ve any anyspecific anyspecific anyspecific
specific information concerning Q cerning the thetragedy thetragetI thetragedy
tragedy tragedyIt tragetIn tragedyIt
It is the general opinion opinionnmong among amongthose amongthose
those who were in the house that thatMrs thafflrs thatMrs
Mrs rs Deannvas Dean dS suffering from an at attack a atack attack ¬
tack of ncutEjn acute anciigestion tg igeatio tiol and took tookthe tookthe tookthe
the carbolic acid in mistake for formedicine formedicine formedicine
medicine mediciners medicineMrs s sMrs
Mrs rs Deans husband was in the theroom theroom theroom
room at the time his wife took the thedeath Uledentb thedeath
death draught drnught and sent for Dr DrDenn DrDean i iDean
Dean who ordered her removed to tothe tothe tothe
the hospital hospitalCoroner hospitaJCoroner hospitalCoroner
Coroner Investigating InvestigatingNo
No statement has yet yetbeert been obtainable obtainablefrom obtainablefiotn obtainablefrom
from Dean because of the confusion fol following t01Jf1Wln ¬
lowing Jf1Wln 21 wing his his wifes iCes net and subsequent subsequentSrJtntoval subsequentIrtlia
SrJtntoval Irtlia r t val al to the t he Emergency Hospital Hospitalproner HopltaJroner Hospitaltuner
< proner tuner Nevltt requested Captain CaptainBrordman CaptaInB
Brordman B lydman rdman Chief of o the local detective detectivebureau detectivebureau detectivebureau
bureau to investigate the th circumstancessurrounding circumstances circumstancesrwrroundlng cl umstnnces umstnncesrU1loundlng
surrounding MC le death d ath or Mrs Irs Dean Deanbf Deanfoe Deanbefore
bf before fore submitting submlhln fcs 1 r > + s own virdlctCoroner verdict verdictCoroner verdictCoroner
Coroner NeVltt Ne itt vl 1 Hed ted the th home of ofMrs ofMrs ofMrs
Mrs Dean ami SUl endeavored to obtain obtainInformation obtainInform obtaininormdtion
Information Inform tlon that thp would wol wouldthrow ld throw some 30meUght llghtoa light lighton
on the tragedy but laJI failed d to secure securefrom seCUT6from securefrom
from the occupants of the Dean homo homosufficient homosufficJeny homesutficien
sufficient sutficien y satisfactory explanations to towarrant towarrant towarrant
warrant Him in giving Jiln a a verdict
Moftm M8rli Motherand and nd Daughter Walking Walk ng in n Suburbs SuburbsVictims SuhurhsV Suburbvictims
Victims V d ms of Brutal Assault AssaultScreams AssaultScrems AssaultScreams
Screams of Both Frighten Man ManAcway Away A way andBloodhounds and andBloodhounds ane aneBloodhoandsHave
Bloodhounds BloodhoandsHave Have Been Put on Scent ScentDANVILLE ScentDANVILLE ScentDANUILLE
DANVILLE Va Oct Oct16Accosted 16 16Accosted Accosted suddenly from behind by bynexro 2 2ne ane1ro
ne ne1ro ro who wore wor not a rag of clothing Mrs John W y Ferrell the wife wifeof wif wifof vifsof
of a prominent prominentmercbant merchant of this city and herself one of the tbebest best known loiownwomen knownwomen c o n nwomen
women in the State was Was the victim victim of a fiendish attempt att pt at criminal as assault asStluU asstult
sault while her l1e seventeenyearoW seventeen yearoW daughter da bter who was with her o otime t te tetime thetime
time was rendered hysterical by the th e attack Three negroes are in i jail jailsuspected jails jailmpocted
< suspected s p ted Of being beingcocrtxcted connected with the fk e affair but none have yet yefbeeI1 beenidentified been beenidentified
identified identifiedHurricane 1 identifiedHurriceAe d entlle fi d
f fuIIurricaae
Hurricane Branch and his bloodhounds are on n the scene ancj ancjefforts anc ancefforts nd ndefforts
efforts are being made to trace the he culprit in this manner but so for far wjih wjihout itii itiiout
out avail The be police hoiweyer believe that within wit bin a few bo hoursQiey hoursQieywill hours rs < ey eywill y ywill
will have the right rightparty rightpartyIfRS party partyMRS > f fMRS
Mrs Ferrrll F rrrn and her dai dQngkter dQngkterAnnie a gkter gkterAnnie ktr
Annie were walking out about ab abtoelft < Mtt f foclock Roclock
oclock oelft < k yesterday ycster a evening when theatta the theatta
atta ath c was made mad They The had en entered ent ¬
tered t < < red ed rather rathe unfrequented 1IDfre eRtedad ad aa aaevelopt
evelopt o clop1 1 suburb s uJb of the t e city a IUI4 was d dturned
turned to re return t rn home homeShortly homeShcrtly
Shortly Sh rtJyafter rafter they t turned > rrnud Mrs MrsFerrell trs trsFerren rs rsFerrell
Ferrell was was sf SfmOO feed Tjy i the arm and andher arilher
her shirtwaist r t tarn ra almost im st o oJt pf pfher ofher
her herShe She turned t od and behold btihed tbcaude tbcaudenegro the1I tbe aude audenegro e
negroThe negroThe negro negroThe
The man vas according aecor aceorsug g tft the thetwo thetwo taRetwo
two women wom n a rather large yeHow yeHownegro yctlowntgro yoflownegro
negro with bushy hair ami alMt8K as yesaeat yesaeatSTE ro aai aaiLATEST
Officials 0Jl Oiflc icials cials a Want Emop1 Erniployes Erniployesto oYes oYesto
to Have Exercise ExerciseEn ExerciseEne En Encourage EncQurage ¬
courgThe courage e SchemeThe Scheme
The clerks and a number of f the theficlals M e eflelals oC oCficials
ficlals of the Postoffice Dapartmaat are arepreparing arepreparing arepreparing
preparing to Inaugurate a movement movementttita movementtkta i ittlta
ttita is s expected to extend to all tl the thaGovernment theGovernment I IGovernment
Government departmants ip Washing Washingtoif Wa Mng Mngtorf Ing Ingtolf
torf tolfI
I torfBeginning Beginning Monday msrnmg morning many ma of ofthe orlhe etthe
the Postoffice DtpartmoAtemptoyW Dtp8ttmORt emphyes em will willmake wiltmake till tillmake
make the trip from their homes en enroller OIlToller enroller
roller skates skatesAssistant sKatesAssIstant akatesAssistant
Assistant Chief Clerk Thomas Tbom e has hasbeen hasb hasbeen
been b en working on a plan Ian t 1M r som some time timat U Ut
t 4havo havo a goodly number of W his co coowrkers coowkers coowrieers
owrkers adopt the rollerskate habitHe habit huWtHe hit hitHe
He has succeeded UT in enHsttag IH ft th thmovement the themovement themovement
movement Chief Clerk Chance Private PrivateSecretary PrivateSecretan PrivateSecretary
Secretary Holmes and about aboutofficials tWrtyftve tWrtyftveofficials thirtyfiveottlcla1s
officials and clerks who have ha c Already Alreadypurchased drfadypurehaged y ypurchased
purchased roller skates and are re now nowhard ROWhard nowhard
hard at practice work workBy workBy
By agreement reement ment among themselves HCmH Iv ell an anwho a awho allwho 11
who have signified their Intention of ofadopting oCMopUng oft
adopting t ng this thisgu gu uptadate upt t3date ate mods mod of o loco locomotion 1000motion boomotion ¬
motion motionng ngwill will make make their Initial llIal appear appearance appetUance appearance ¬
ance next Monday morning Among Amongthe AmouJthe Amongthe
the number of clerks who have enteredinto entered enteredInto elMeret1Intotlle
Into Intotlle the movement with z zest st are a ama number Rmuber amaber ¬
ber of young women womenMr wrnmenMr
Mr 1 Thomson said today lada that he be bcUeved beijeed beiieved
Ueved the sensibility of th the matter maltorwould ma1torwould matterwould
would appeal to Government employee employesgenerally eJDf employeegenerally Oes Oesgenerally
generally and andtbat that It would net n < t be long longbefore lengbefore longbefore
before the clerks would nearly nearl all at b bavailing be beavallln1 beavailin
availing availin themselves of the opportunity opportunityto tpportunito
to get the exercise trclse that will 111 b be af afforded aCforded afforded ¬
forded by the skating movement movementQTII mo niovdmentPRESIDENTI ment mentSTILL
CHICAGO Oct 16 IGWhen When asked this thismorning tblsmor thismorning
morning mor l g whether wt ether he would seek rein reinstatement reinstatement reinstatement ¬
statement S J Small president of the thetelegraphers thetelouraphcrs thetelorjraphers
telegraphers union said saidI saidl
J I shall not seek reinstatement for forthe torth forthe
the th simple reason that I am net sue stwpentiod suepeauod
pentiod pe1 oo I am president of the unionand union unionand H
and know kno exactly what hat I am doing doingThere doingThere
There Ther has been no call for foro a aonvenUon aonvenUonissued convention conventionissued clWenUonISlued
issued for the simple reason that I am amthe amthe antthe
the the only on I one authorized to use dee se such a aca aca
ca eaJ > L 1 j
eaJVhEn 1When
When reminded that New York had hadrepudiated hadra hadre
repudiated ra udlated him Mr Small laughed laulOhedand laulOhedandj8ld and andsaid andsaid
said There arc a t few rewperhaps perhaps a half halfdozttn battdoz halfdozenmen
doz dozenmen dozttn nmen men in New York who alnce ince Ute thostrlka thestrike
strike began have done all In their theirpower theirpower theirpower
power to discredit any attempt on my mypart m1la11 mypart
part to bring about a satisfactory get gettlement settlernent et ettlement
tlement of the strike There The e men with without without without ¬
out the th slightest SIlglto t authority have ha usurped usurpedthe usrp8dthe usnepedthe
the duties of the officials of o the local localunion 1oc1union ioe1union
union th there rc and ftn are re now reaching rOtlehln out outfur outfut outfur
fur control of the national body bodyThese bodyTII bodyThese
These TII se men will be takon care of in indue indue Indue
due time Um
HarvardAnnapolis Game GameAt l lAt 1At
At Annapolis next ne xt Saturday October 10 klConvenient 10Convenient O
Convenient train service via a Pennsyl Pannsylvapia Pennsylvania Pennvlvapla ¬ I
vania Railroad Ral1roa Leave Washington 15M 15Mp 130 130p
p m and arrive Annapolis 160 p mReturning m mReturning mReturning
Returning train leaves leavesAnnatJOlIsS3G Annapolis53d pm pmAd pmAdv
Adv Ad I
Jried pled lecl an n IndJ In a i He grabbed b ed Mrs MrsFerrell rs
Ferrell P 1 errell GlI bythtf4hroat byth throat and throwing tkrowin4jher ti
jher her to t theggnd the55 lef Bdt n began to chokoi ehoksihe chokoihe c okel okelbe
he i
it N
Frightened Frl t d by Screams ScreamsShe ScreamsShe ScreamsShe
She and her dawghfttfr r loo b < am t tscceaan tact tt ttscfieam
scceaan act aDO attempted to beai be boh to the thenegrro t tnegro tbenegro
negro a eff f He iuaUJ naliy became dSs dSsconcerted 15 15oacertcd s sconcerted
concerted and frightened by theircries their theircries theircries
cries cries and DCI velea ldeang in Mrs Ffcrrellfc Ffcrrellfcran FrreU FrreUrail FirrreUran
ran off jThej They then raa screaming screamingto s screaming screamingto rcamWtgto
to tjiehr theirhoaae hoaae about half a BHOP BHOPHway mi1 mi1way > a aatwayi
Hway way and Dd 8Mi samJRoued B onod help helpjH Mlp4t helpM1
jH 4t night D t tong posses of deterwined deter deterwined deteroedarmed
wined oedarmed armed men with 1th polices policeiseo poliee1fMuMlr policesscoured
seo fMuMlr scoured red d the coHatrysyle Three or orrSvere ort ortOUT orfotir
fotir OUT arr aT rSvere here made but none noaepcr nORef noneof
of f t1lefle ark believed ieved t to Qit t tha thar o ot
t pcr pnrten pnrteng The TheSf we wer
g pt r < Is i 2f
k L Lreeorj re reeorj oryl of a i erim erimf ri n nf
Sf f the kind kia dad ever eoer having beea comraitted com comewitted
witted upon pR a white woman by b a anegrro a anegro anegro
negro in tine thi eft city < y and the white whitomen whitemen whitemen
men are thoroughly aroused and andenraged andenraged andenraged
enraged Nearly the entire city I Iup fa faup iup
up in arms hunting for tile julprit julpritBY uJprit uJpritHOPE u1pritHOPE
VIENNA IE A Oct et MThe prime ratatetethis ratatete m miislsteathis d6te t tUti6
this niorplNg received r from reIIl j1sagrand j1sagrandaward the grand grandnfcwarfl ira1KlJltirward
award at Sdironreu 1Iedu eMUe fine he Jlt1Iowbug fOtews fOtewsNow tQIow tQIow1t
bug 1t te teNow telegram telegramNow
Now we may RIa hope hopeThis JIo hopeThis e eThis
This fcs t the Ant o otAel otAdal te I lir matton Chat Chatthe CIa1 filIthe
the he illness of Em Emperor mp ror r Frauds Jotcplj Jotcpljwas JtNiC11i1as Jwcplstwas
was as reaU really ooeMerei oonfiM c mId trfti dangerous danerftroosKeporU da dangerousReports erons eronsReports
Reports from outside sources say than thakthe tltaClttlK thantit
the ag e d monarch paeeed a good n srht srhtand bhL bhLtJK fct fctand
and wee w ronederabb c tOII8HkrJ < onM4er by b refreshed refre bed thismorning this thismorning OnsmOlDI
mOlDI morning IB sptt spite l oi the ordfcrs of hij hijiCiysteianfc bi biIllejam hieiraiMcfans
iCiysteianfc thai thai h he ce eeauwo work auto autogether aUoKrther ai4 ai4lttMr
Krther for the present XeSent the Emperor In Insi 1aIqstfMl Insistad
qstfMl si t d on Jt attenoJng att to court mattare matt ts yesterday yes yesterday yectetday
terday terdayA tetdayA4
1 A A4 a consequence roft equeItCe h he was 86 Btvch Btvchaligned DIchJ1I ntiichwhen
aligned J1I Ue I when he retired tired to his 1ai apartmenrs apart apartrnents apartl
l rnents entS early early In th the afternoon This inorn inornng 1ItOn1n sornng
ng n H 1e announced ann01nC anno hced d that no official bull btialness buoi bullnews > l lBa18
ness would be transacted transaetedtoday today todayINS todayHADDAWAY
Haddaway Methodist Iethodl t Chapel at Ber Bervyn Bertyn Berrye
rye Md is in names this afternoon afternoonend afternoonnd afternoonsod
end nd the lees l s will be several tho tholisaud tholisauddollars tltottsauddlIars isaud isauddollars
dollarsHaddaway dollars dollarsHaddaway dlIarsHaddavay
Haddaway Chapel Cha l is one of the land landmarks bandmarks 1141 1141marks ¬
marks in this section tion of the Stateore Sta StaMore State StateI
I More ore Wise Ise Than TbanLucky TbanLuckyI au Locky LockyAt uc ucAt
At Luerssens drug store storeBrookland storeBrookland storeBrookland
I Brookland a lady ivas teas taS talkingthe talking talkingthe talkingthe
the other ther day dR about the difficulty difficultyof difficultvof
of getting servants in the thesuburbs thesuburbs thesuburbs
suburbs suburbsIm suburbsl suburbsTin
Im l m willing to pay good wages wagesand wagesand wagesand
and give a L cook a good home homeshe homcsbe homeshe
she said bat buteooks cooks co ks seem to be bean beabsolute bean
an absolute impossibility out outhere outhere outhere
here herePut
Put an ad in The Th Times Timesthrough Timesthrnigh Timesthrough
through thrnigh our branch here bcr and andsee andsee andsee
see if you dont have better betterluck bett betterluck r rluck
luck she was told toldShe toldSbe toldShe
She vra was in the store a weak weakor weakor vcokor
or so later That ad was a agrand agrand agrand
grand success she said Ive Ivegot Ivegot Ivegot
got a splendid cook who 110 says aajsshe soysshe saysshe
she likes the place and ad will stay
just as long ong as I want her herLucky herLuekJ herLucky
Lucky am I not
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