OCR Interpretation

The Washington times. [volume] (Washington [D.C.]) 1902-1939, February 18, 1909, Last Edition, Image 1

Image and text provided by Library of Congress, Washington, DC

Persistent link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026749/1909-02-18/ed-1/seq-1/

What is OCR?

Thumbnail for

i Cloudy warmer ran tonight tonightran k < tt in ton imc J LA J I AST lu JL JLLJi EDIri EDIrilUMBER FniTTCltf AIxi v vTHURSDAY
Discovered in Court Room RoomOverlooked RoomOverlooked RoomCverlooked
Overlooked by Police Policeand PoliceiIt PoliceIL
iIt IL and Undertaker UndertakerSTATE UndertakerSTATE UndertakerSTATE
I Wi11 railRy UT y ry to Prove Clothing Was WasTampered WasTi VasWatripered
Tampered Ti pered With WithJ WithPatterson WithPatterson1ay > Patterson PattersonMay atterson attersonhiay
May Figure FigureNASKVTkLE Fig FigureAsHvILLE re reN
NASKVTkLE N Tenn Feb m 18Qon 18QoniCrqntfug 12Contintthg Con Conicxmtlng
icxmtlng the attorneys for tho defense defensewith dofenseth doten dotenwith
with th a flood OO of new evidence the State Statehe Statetoday Stateoday
today called seven new witnesses In Ine InJhe
Jhe he e trial of Col Duncan B Cooper Cooperlobin CoopertobIn CoopertobIn
tobIn J Cooper and J D Sharpe The Thesvidence TheIdence Thev1dence
svidence which they gave was not ad adluced adueed ad4uood
4uood luced In the hearing for ball and sev seviral sevral soyrai
iral ral witnesses called today were not in ini Influded In1uded
i fluded luded In the Hat of o names n on the sub suboena subena subpoena
poena > oena ena list as road In tho opening of the theriaL theI
I jrlnL jrlnLI riaL riaLr JaL I IWhon
I r When the overroat worn by Carmack Carmackvhen Carmackhan Crmackjvhon
jvhon han he vas killed was W vis ls examined c mlnQd In Inourt Inourt Inourt
ourt in one pf the pockets was wa round roundS roundsnall
S 4z i snall rubber shield presumably used usedo usedprotect
S o protect the pocket from the barrel of ofpiStol ofL
11 L pistol This rii was not observed by b the thepolice theoUce the3oIIce
police oUce who searched his clothing after afterhe afterhe afterjhe
jhe he tragedy The only things found In hiha InpiG
piG ha 0 overcoat at the time was a maga magazine magae magatne ¬
zine tne e and a L small liand and exerciser r used usedto useeto u9edto
to prevent writers cramps crampsBlows cramvsBlows crampsBlows
Blows to Defense DefenseThe Def DefenseThe ne neThe
The nature of the testimony furnished furnishedby
by the witnesses has been extremely extremelydamaging extremelyilamaglng extremelyaamaglng
damaging being to the effect that the thehad thedefendants thedefendants
defendants the two Coopers and Sharpe Shrpehad Sharpehaj
had had applied epithets to former ormer Senator SentorCarmack SemtorCarmack SenatorCarmack
Carmack and usually with the conclud concluding concluding concludIng ¬
ing statement that he ought to bo bodead b bdead btdead
dead and in hell hellMiss hellMiss hella
a Miss Daisy Lee stenographer for J JC JC 1C
C Bradford uncle of Robin Cooper and and2d3ss andIiss andMiss
Miss Iiss Donle Braxton domestic In the thehome thehome thehome
home of R R L Burch sonialaw of Col ColD COlDa ColD
D Da B Cooper dealt d t the hardest blows blowsto blowsto blowsto
to the defense defenseMiss dofenseMiss defense3IIss
Miss Lee swore that she he heard h ard Colonel ColoneljCJoopar Colonelpar Colonel1oOper
jCJoopar par curse Carmack and Miss Brax Braxton Br8xon Braxton
ton on heard Colonel Cooper talking to his hisaughtor hislaughtor
Daughter aughtor One statement which she shetestified shettestlfied sheesUfied
testified the colonel made made was to the theeCt
barest eCt that Carmack was as liable to tot toTget
feet t killed as he was and that certainly
mis is daughter da Mter did not want him to lay lay1own
flown his manhood manhoodThese lIl manhoodThOse nhGOdTh
These Th se startling startln developments de 10pm6nts have
I lent an added interest to the case case if ifthis Ifthis
this ls were possible and the opening of ofcourt ofcourt ofcourt
court today saw the chamber and gal gtlerles gal3ories ¬
leries packed Many M ny spectators brought
tholr luncheons and were prepared to tomiss tomIss tomiss
miss no detail of the days proceedings proceedingsImportant proceedIngsImportant proceedingsImportant
Important Witness WitnessIt
It was said today that the State had hadone hadone hadone I
one witness a man from Louisiana who whowas whow whowas
was w expected to appear and who all allthough al 1 I Ithough Ithough
though his hl name has h ha not been connected connectedwith connectedc
c with the case before Is said to be ex expected expec oxpocked
pocked pec ed to prove one of the main sup suPpor suppors j jpor3
por3 por of the prosecution It developed developedalso de91opedalso developedalso
also that tho State did not consider It Itnecessary ItneCe9SBry itnecessary
necessary to call W V H Bray the Misj Mis Misourl Misbouri
bouri pour ourl banker bank r who was near the scene sceneof f
of the killing klm at the time timewitnesses timeThe timeThe I
The defense has kept the names of Its ItsI J
I witnesses secret which fact has led <
Prosecutor McCarn to call for an order
from the court from each session to tojnlssed to1uve
lave 1uve any witnooHSor witnosses for thC dflfense dls dis2nlssed f
jnlssed from the court room If any are arepresent arepr areproont
present pr nt To this insistence the attor attorneys attorneys attorzieys ¬
neys for the defense deen o have replied that
their witnesses es will be In court when xvhnzuded whennOido whtnn
zuded n
Widow Is Spared SparedAfter SparedAU SparedAfter
After AU r the clothing worn by Senator SenatorCarmaok SenMorCarmaok SenatorCarmack
Carmaok at t the time of the tragedy tragedywas
was exhibited e lbtted to the jury the shirt with withthe withthe withthe I
the ominous bloodstain blo blo dstaln on the left l ft side sideand sideand sideand
and the collar with the hole In the back baokand b backand k i iand
< and also the two steel Jacketed bullets I
Prosecutor McCarn asked that they be beremoved beremoved
removed before Mrs Carmack returned I
to the court room she having been
taken out to escape this ordeal
In all U fifteen witnesses wttn were exam exaanuring
Jaed uring the second day of the trial trialFresh t1ialFresh trialFresh
Fresh Charges ChargesThe ChargesThe ChargesThe
The discovery of the piece of shield shieldor
or pistol holster In Carmacks clothing clothingwhtte clothingwhite clothingwhile
white the garments were being exam examined examined exammod ¬
ined in t court leaves no question that
the State wfil try to prove that the theclothing theclotblDg theclothlDg
clothing has bean tampered with since sincewas sinceWas
t was looked up after pie tragedy t edy by b
the undertaker The Incident wag wa made mademuch mademuch memuch
much of t by the defense it being ap ap apS ¬
S parent that it left a way wa open for the theContinued theCo theCotinued
Continued Co tlaued on Eleventh Page PageWEATHER PqeWEATHER Paget PageWEATHER
A disturbancethat d disturbance urbance that was central Wed Wednesday Wadn Wednesday ¬
nesday n > sday morning over the northern northernRocky northernIueky northernRocky
Rocky Mountain region has ha moved movedsoutheastward JQoveduthea movedsoutheaotward
southeastward uthea twanl to Oklahoma OkJ oma and will willxrove wiltnove
xrove eastward ever the central val vallys valys viiLys willi
lys ys and northeastward to the Atlantic Atlanticcoast Atlanticcu8ft Atlanticcoast I
coast attended byzeera1 by general eral precipitation precipitationin
in the form of rattan a the middleand middleandSouth middle lid lidSouth andSouth
South Atlantic States StatesThe StatThe Stt
4 The advance of this disturbance will willb WUlbe willbe
be b preceded by rising temperature in intills fatilTs i ithis
tills section tonight ADd nd its passage passagetviil pusapi paageciiI
tviil i i 1 be followed by somewhat lower lowertemperature 10Yo 10Yot lowertnAperature
temperature temperatureThe t nlpera tU1e tU1eThe
The winds W1n aong the mtddl Atlantic Atlanticc AtlUtIeCla Atlnticcast
c Cla cast > ast t win J be moderate southeasterly aoutheaaterlytlemers
SHimcrs departing ra partIn rtlna today for Euro EareJan Eiir Eiirpan EuroI
I Jan > an ports will have light U ht variable variablevmda variablewmd6 vaztitblebvfld8
vmda shifting to moderate eastecty
Friday Irida with partly cloudy cloud Svsftthar to tothe totle totie
5 For the District increasing cioudtn dotMllnMId eo6hiend cioudtnnd
MId nd warmer tonight with mini minitemperature JD JD1f mln1iwni mln1iwnitmperature
temperature 1f about 49 degrees Fi Firain Yd47 Yd47rSlill PilMyrain
rain light to moderate southeasterly southeasterlywinds southeasterlywinds tb tbwinds
windsTEMPERATUR1 winds
800 SOOam a m 21 i
900 a m M i
1000 a m mi1 41 L LIIwl
IIwl i1 a m 111Joon ft ftjCoon 47oon
jCoon oon oonlpm 1
1 lpm lpm2PIn p m fi
2 2PIn P m m mSun
Sun Sunrises SunrisesSun rises 64 64Sun 648 648Sun
Sun sets 543 543TIDE 5 543TIDE
Todaj Toda TodaIIIgi Hig Hlr1 t tide fin 617 a a In and 087 087p 637I G31in
I p m Low tide 1232 a m and 1234 1234p
J p pp1 pp1TrnnrrowHigh m mTmarrow TtlT
Tmarrow T mrrowHlgh High tide 713 a m and
712 1 p PS m Low tide 123 a a m and 12 1S2p 12p 12pm
p pm m
I If
Much Amusement Found in Petty Annoyance AnnoyanceNo AnnoyanceNoSigns AnnoyanceNSigns No NoSigns
Signs of Trouble TroublePresident President of Company Is Forced Forcedto
to Take Out One of the Machines
Although fiftyfour experienced chaUf chaUff obauffetus chauffours
f fetus rs are ar on strike today tod In Washing Washington ¬
ton there tht is no indication that any real roaltrouble 11trouble realt
trouble t ± OubI will be made by them On the thecontrary thecontrary thecontrry
contrary the situation Is one of quiet quietexpectancy quietexpootancy Quietexpectancy
expectancy expectancyWhen expectancyWhen I Ihen
When hen the th chauffeurs walked out of oftho I Itho Ithe
tho Terminal Taxicab Companys gar garage garage garage ¬
age yesterday yesterd morning they managed managedto
to tie up the companys business to a avery nvery avery
very material degree Practically the theentire theenUre theentire
entire business of tb the company is in intransporting intransporting
transporting travelers from Union Sta Station Station Station ¬ I
tion to various parts of the city and andalthough andallhough andalthough
although some machines were started startedout tartedout I
out seyerai hours after the strikers left leftthe leftthe leftthe
the garage there was no attempt upon uponthe uponthe I
the part of the company to supply out outside outside ¬
side demand demandThe demandThe demandThe
The president of the company R C CWilson c1 c1Wllson I IWilson
Wilson operated a cab during the night nightGuy t tGuy i iGuy
Guy Green Men MenToday 1fenToday MenToday
Today the chauffeurs who ho are on onstrike onstrike onstrike
strike are getting their chief amusement amusementin
in watching the operation of taxicabs by bygreen bygreen bygreen
green drivers One of the chief centers centersof
of interest is the vicinity ot one of the theprincipal theprincipal theprincipal
principal hotels down town whore a anumber anumber anumber
number of taxicabs of the Terminal TerminalCompany TerminalCompan TerminalCompany
Company r make their stand The strik strikeds strikeds strikeds
eds today had a good deal of fun in inplaying inplay1ng Inplaying
playing tricks on the Ugreen green5es4 es the theprincipal theprincIpal theprincipal
principal thing thln being to turn off the thethrottle thethrottle thethrottle
throttle which shuts off the gasolene gasoleneAuthors gasolenpGOMEZ gasoiencGOMEZ
Authors of Stories Concern Concerning Concernlng Concerning ¬
ing Insurrection n to Be BeProsecuted BeProsecuted BeProsecuted
Prosecuted ProsecutedHAVANA ProsecutedHA ProsecutedHAVANA
HAVANA HA VNA Feb 18 18Presldent President Gomezs Gomezsdetermination Gomozsdeterminatlon Gomezsdetermination
determination to adopt a mailed fist flstpolicy fistU fistUpolicy fistpolicy
policy If necessary to preserve the new newrepublic newrepubU newrepubhi
republic was Indicated today by the thesupreme thesupreme thesupreme
supreme courts order for the prosecu prosecution prosecution prosecution ¬
tion of all those who circulate false falsestories falsestorIes falsestories
stories concerning discontent content and Insur Insurrection lnsurrootlonol1 1nsurroction ¬
rection rootlonol1 ou the island islandThe isfandThe islandThe
The prdar rdQr was issued at Gomezs de demand domand ¬
mand m nd and Is intended to reach reao among amongothers amongthers amongothers
others certain newspapers that are said saidto st zaidto d dto
to have published unwarranted stories storiesof
of cs civil strlf strlfGomez strlGomez strifGomez I
Gomez Is paricularly p deterjnlned detc lned to tomake tomake
make tho revolutionary ugme game unsafe unsafein
in Cuba and his strenuoslty Is such suchthat suchthat suchthat
that It Is believed he Is only waiting the theopportunity theopportunity theopportunity
opportunity to order tLe execution of ofsome of80m ofsome
some 80m of the wouldbe would be revolutionists to toprove t tprove toprove
prove the unpopularity unpopul rlty of spreading dlng se sedition sedItion sodition ¬
dition ditionConditions dItionConditions ditionConditions
Conditions up to date presage pl ooge the ul ultimate ultimate uitimato ¬
timate sucoess of Gomezs rigorous polj poljIcy polIley pol polIcy j
Icy but even his most intimate advisors advisorsadmit advisorsadmit advisorsadmit
admit that there will undoubtedly be bemany bemany bemany
many stormy situations confronting the thenew thenew thenew
new regime regimeGomez regimeGemez I
Gomez Gi mez himself is coziudent that he hewill hewi11 hawill
will be able a le to curb the discordant ele elements elemanta olemonth ¬
manta and bring aboat an era of tm tmparalleled unp tinparalleled
paralleled p ralleJ8d prosperity prosperityFALL prosperityFALL prosperityFALL
MADRID M DRID Feb IS ISThe The bitter contro controversy controversy controversy ¬
versy aroused by the publication of ofcablegrams ofc ofcablegrams
cablegrams c between General Blanco at atHavina atHaVJnn atHairina
Havina and the Spanish SpanI h government gov rnment at atMadrid atMadrId atMadrid
Madrid regarding the surrender of the thecity thecity thecity
city of Santiago Cuba to General GeneralShafter GeneralSh3ter GeneralShafter
Shafter on July 17 1 lSS 3 has been fur further further furthor ¬
ther enlivened by a fresh batch b tch of messages mes 1essages nessages ¬
sages which show that the sfovornment sfovornmentwhanIt overnmentwhen ovornmentwhenIt
whanIt when It found that Blanco was unalter unalterably unalterably unalterably ¬
ably opposed to surrender communi communicated communicated communicated ¬
cated directly with General Toral the thecommander theoommander theouminandor
commander at Santiago giving him a afree nfree afree
free hand to make terms termsGeneral termsGeneral termsGeneral
General Blanco on July 13 wired wiredToral wiredToral wIredTonal
Toral that he would try to t rilleve r Ueve San Santiago Santla Santiago ¬
tiago tla o and Instructing him to Insist that thatGeneral thatGeneral thatGeneral
General Shifter allow the Spanish gar garrison garrison garnoon ¬
rison to retire to Holguin or return to toSpain tJSpoln t tSpain
Spain on Spanish Sp ships as a otherwise otherwiseSpain otherwiseSpatn otherwiseSpain
Spain would continue the defense Nev Nevertheless Neverthelesai Newertheless ¬
ertheless General Toral on vnJuly July 17 17surrendered 1 1surrendered f faurrendered
surrendered the whole ar army y corps with withits withIts
its war material materialIn I
In transmitting the announcement DDodncement or ofthis orthis orthis
this surrender to Madrid Blanco re reproaohed r rpreached ±
preached the tb government lIov rnment severely Ho Hoadded Hoa4c1e4 Itoadded
added addedIn a4c1e4In addedt
In t spite of its dismemberment the thearmy theAnDY thearmy
army continues intact and the war can canbe canhe canbe
be continued continuedGRAND contlnuGRAND oontlnuedGRAND
CONSTANTINOPLE Feb IS lBHUmi lBHUmiPaaha 12HIlmiIsha Hilml HilmlPasha
Pasha made today his first appearance appearancein
in the chamber of deputies deputt as grand grandvteier grandVia1ei
vteier ler and promised to follow tho ex existing exJtln oxhating ¬
hating home and foreign policies The Thechamber Tkecbamber Thechamber I
chamber voted confidence In him by byaeslamaUon byaIimaUon
aeslamaUon a l
BUFlfAIjO S N Y Feb lS 1SDr Dr II HNeffltn IINelson
I INelllelt
Neffltn Jackson 1 a wealthy citizen of ofurifactoa ofisrithgtoa4 I
urifactoa Vt Vt1 Is speeding toward ward the thelatter thelitter
latter city as fast as a special train trainoan traincn I
oan oarry him in the hope of reaching reachingtha r
the bedside be lde of his wife before death deathelaJir deatheIsim
elaJir hot JierDr hotDr er erDr 1
Dr Jackson passed through 1bro h Buffalo at atan atan i ian
an early hour this morning after cov covering coyering ¬ I Irlng
ering the l lZ 3 miles from Cleveland Clliv 1tmd to toBuffalo toFiolThlo I IButalo
Buffalo in ia 1 minutes Ha Hareeently recently left lefthis lofthis
his wlff IfP who was thought to be c fe J
The new men had not familiarized them themselves themselves themselves ¬
selves with tbe function of thiS piece pieceof
of mechanism and one chauffeur en endeavored QndOflvOIed Gfldeavored ¬
deavored repeatedly rE eatedIy to get his car out outfrom outtrom outfrom
from the curbing As he worked val valiantly valIantly viilantly ¬
iantly at the wheel without results he hewas heas howas
was as watched by a little audience of the thestriking thestrlkln thestriking
striking strlkln chauffeurs who thoroughly en enjoyed enjoyed enjoyed ¬
joyed the discomfiture of the new driv driver driver drlvor ¬
er Nobody would help him however howeverand howeverand howeverand
and Srally he was compelled to nile telephone tulephone nilephone ¬
phone to the companys garage for as assiatanc assistance ass1tanot
siatanc A mechanic came down and andsaw 8Ildsaw andsaw
saw tire tl e trouble and it was quickly quicklyremedied QulcldYremeditd quIckIrremodlcd
S STrick
Trick Repeated RepeatedIt
It was not long however before the thesame thesame thesame
same performance was gone throughwith through throughwith throughwith
with on another machine and another anothergreen anothergreen anothergreen
green chauffeur played thc th principal principalpart principallart principaliart
part In the little comedy Another < tele telephone telephon telephone ¬
phone message to the garage brought broughtanother broughtllnothcr broughtanother
another Mr FIxit down town to n Whenthis Whenthis When Whenthis
this hail happened three times within withina
a short period rlod the garage people realiz realiaed realized realized
ed the cause use of the trouble and soor SOODexplained SOODI SOODIexplained > > i iexplained
explained to the new men how this tblsthrottle thisthrottle j
throttle worked workedIt 1 1It
It is understood that although the thenot thestrikeI5 thestrikers
strikers teadfast1y ea fastly maintained they they do donot o onot
not propose to injure the company companysbusiness s sbusiness
business they are having their fun with i ithe I I Ithe
the new chauffeurs and calllntr them themsca thentt thenttscab withl I Iscab
scab sca whenever w leneVfr occasion permits permitsA ermfts ermftsA
A meeting mcetlI of the strikers was w s held heldlast heldJut heldlast
last ni nlZlt i t In Knights of Labor Hall 43 43B 43B 43B
B street northwest but no definite steps stepswere stepswere stepswere
were taken toward any Immediate set settlement settlement settiement ¬
tlement of the difficulties difficultiesGUILTY dlfftcultisPITTSBURB difficultiesPITTSBURQ
Subpoenas Out O for Most MostProminent MostProminent MostPromiiient
Prominent Business Men Menof Menof Menof
PITTSBURG Feb IS lSThe The jury In Inthe Inthe inthe
the case of W W Ramsey former bank bankpresident bankpresident bankpresident
president charged with bribing councils councilsmen councllmen councItmen
men to obtain selection of the German GermanNational GerrnaaNational
National Bank as a city depository re returned r rturned returned J
turned a verdict of guilty guiltyThe guiltyThe guiltyThe r
The decision d sJon was brought in sc scinte seal4 h hlate j I
late last evening and readat the pe peIng p pdJ pdJlog t tlng
log of court today todayThe todayThe
The trial which Is the fit fi t of the thenotorious thonotorIous thenotorious I
notorious crtuncilroanlc graft cases caseslasted caseslasted
lasted only two days daysCouncilman daysCouncilman daysCouncilman J
Councilman John F Kloln to whomRamsey whom wbomRamsey whomRamsey
Ramsey is said to have paid 17500 to tosecure tosecure tosecure
secure passage of the ordinance was wasplaced wasplaced wasplaced
placed on trial immediately after the thereading therdOdlng theroading
reading of the verdict verdictThe verdictThe verdictThe
The specific charge against him Is cor corrupt corrupt corrupt ¬
rupt soViltatlon B01 itation Beside the bank case
he Is iarged with accepting 500 500 to topush topush topush
push tae passage of an ordinance or ¬
dering the paving of part of Fourth Fourthavenue FourthaY Fourthavenue
avenue aY nUe with wooden blocks a decoy
proposition put up by private detectives i iIn I
In the employ of a civic organization
through whom evidence leading to the
indictment of Klein and other council councilrmen councilmen
men was secured securedThe securedThe securedThe t
The greatest sensation since the
first discovery of the council graft graftoperations graftoperations i
operations came today when hen it be became beeme became ¬
came known that subpoenas au had
been issued for nine of PIttsburgs PIttsburgsmost
most prominent capitalists They are areall areall
all cited 01 ted to appear as witnesses In
the Klein trial trialAccording trialAccording trialAccording
According to the best information informationobtainable IDformatJonobtainable informationobtainable
obtainable subpoenas have issued for
George Tolliver owner of the Ga GazetteTimes GazotteTlmes I IzetteTIme
zetteTimes and ChronieleTelegrraph ChronlcleTe1egraph hronicheTehegraphand i iand iand
and most favored candlate for the seat
T Hart Given president of the
Farmers Deposit NationalBa nk j
E H Jennings oil operator and andpresident t tpresident Ipresident
president of the Columbia National
Bank BankF
F F Nioola millionaire real estate estateowner e estateowner tate tateowner
owner and buIHer buIHerJ bun ter terJ
J W Frienu Fri n president pr Sldent of the
Pressed Steel Car Company
D C C Byers ByersState ByersState ByorsState
State Senator William Flynn
S A A Griffin cashier Columbia Na ¬
tional Bank BankA
A subpoena i poena has also been Issued for
F D Soffstor treasurer of the
Pressed Steel Car Company Com any but he Is
in New York and could not be served
Other men equally as prominent prominentwill prominentwill prominentwill
will be subjoenaed according to tostatements tostatements tostatements
statements made maxJeWOMAN mdeWOMAN madeWOMAN
i iAlember
Member of Equal Rights Ri ts Congress CongressResents CongressResents CongressResents
Resents Letter in Courageous CourageousFashion CourageousFashion CourageousFashion
Fashion FashionST
ST PJ3TERSBURG F TERSBU G Feb F b 18 18A A wom woman woman wornan ¬
an member of the recent Equal Rights Rightscongress Rf RIRhtOcongress ht8 ht8congrea
congress today toda telegraphed from Mariu Mariupol Marlupol Mariupot
pol challenging to a duel M Purishke Purishkevltch PurlihkevItch Purikewitch
witch a leading member of the douma j
for an alleged Insulting I letter which
Purishlkevltch wrote to Mme Flloso
fova the organiser of the theoongro congress
Purlshkevltch says say he will pay no at ¬
tentlon to the challenge
Vermont Man in Wild Dash From Chicago to His HisHome HisHome HisHome
Home Hoping to Reach Bedside of Wife WifeBefore Vifei
I Before She Dies
valesclns vale clDC from an a Operation forappen forappendicitis or appen appenletd ¬
dicitis d4ett t to go o to Mwcieo 1ftt ico to look aftrr aftrrsilver aftrraIlver aftersliver
silver and lead ntraes that he owns ownsWhile ownsWhle
While Whlleln In Mexico he received word wordthat wardthat
that hhf hh wife was worse He took the thefirst the1rat theifirit i
first taiw t aU for Chicago In Chicago he hereceived hereceived horeceived i
received a telegram that his wife was wasdying wasdying t i
dying He then hired a special train trainto trainto trainto
to complete the Journey The railroads railroadsare
are giving g vi the t e special the th right of way wayover wayver wayver
over ver everything ryt1ing rlst lst > and It should shouldreach ihouldreach
reach Burlington early earl this tht afternoon
J JStates I
M Mexico xiC Canada and United UnitedStates UnitedStates
States Represented at atMeeting atMeeting atMeeting
Meeting Today TodayBODY TodayBODY TodayBODY
Mr Roosevelt Says Future of ofNorth ofNorth ofNorth
North Amerief D Depends pends Upon UponMovements UponMovements UponMovements
Movements Outcome OutcomePresident OutcomeP OutcomePresident
President P esident Roosevelt again pledged his hishearty hishearty hishearty
hearty support of the movement to con cooserve conserve conserve
serve the natural resources ources of North NorthAmerica NorthAmerica
America at a gaMerlng of about 1W 1Wdelegates 1tOdelegates 10delegates I
delegates tc the North American Con Conservation COllsenation Conservatlon ¬
servation Conference in the East Room Boomof Roomof
of the White House Hou e this t l1s morning The TheInclude Thegathr1ng ThegatItering I
gathr1ng was the flist rst in this city to tocl toInclude
Include cl dc representatives from Canada Canadaand Canadaand Canadaand
and Mexico whoso aid vas as invited py pythe DYthe xythe
the PrQSident througn Gifford Pmehot Pmehotchief PfncbateWer Pinchotchiof
chief forester foresterCanada to foresterCanada res ter terCanada
Canada was represented by Clifford CliffordSifton CliffordSifton I ISlfton
Sifton M P former minister of the tueinterior theInt theInterior
interior Int rlor and Brklsh agert ag rt of the Alas Alaslain Alaskttn i iJam
lain bpunlary commission Dr H S SBeland SBeJand SBeam11
Beland M 11 P Sydney S dney Fisher M P Pminister Pminister Pminister
minister of agriculture and R E EToungr EYoung Eyoung
Young commissioner of railway rallwa lands landsMexicos landsMexicos I IMeDCOS
Mexicos delegates were Romulo Eseoj Eseojbar Esco Escobiir i ibar
bar bar Manuel A A de deQu Quexodo cdo and Carlos CarlosSolllrler CorlosS0l11rier CeriosSollirier
Solllrler SolllrlerUnited S0l11rierUnited SollirierUnited
United States Representatives RepresentativesThe
The National Conservation Commis Commission Com Commission mis ¬
sion was represented by Gifford Pin Plnchot Pinchot Pinchot
chot chairman Senators Newlands of ofNevada ofNeada ofNevada
Nevada Dollivor of Iowa Warner of ofMissouri otMissourI ofMissouri
Missouri Smoot of Utah Secretary Wil Wilscn WilCn Wilsen
scn Secretary Wright Representative RepresentativeRansdell RepresentativeRa7Jsdoll RepresentativeRansdell
Ransdell of Louisiana Director Newell Newellof
of the Reclamation Service W J Mc McSee McGee Mc1ee
Gee See of the Bureau of f Soils and C CBlanohard 0 0Blanohard I IBIanohard
Blanohard of the Reclamation Service ServiceSecretary ServiceSecretary SirvlceSecretary
Secretary of S Stste ate te Bacon presented presentedthe pre 8nted 8ntedt
the t e delegates S to the President who wel welcomed welcomed we wecorned ¬
comed them on behalf of f the American Americanpeople Americ Americanpeople n I Ipeople
people Mr Roosevelt declared d th the plan planmovements planof I Iof
of protection one of the most Important importantmovements I Imovements
movements now under way in North NorthAmerlc1 NorthAmerica
America The future of not only this thisjbuntry I Ibl j
country bl 1try but of the entire world orId he hesaId j jSald J
saId was bound np u In the protection protectionand
and conservation cODf rvatlOd a the he foreSts tor Sts streams streamsand streamsBJld streamsand j
and mineral resources because he heaffirmed h heafflrrned
affirmed the prosperity of one nation nationdepends natlondepends nationdepends I i
depends upon pon that of another an ther He said saidin saidin I Iin
in part
Presidents Pr 2idents Speech SpeechThis SpeechThis SpeechThis
This Is one of o the many steps that ttathaY2 tiath thathays
hays h v3 been taken In recent years ers looking lookingtoward lookJntoward lookingtoward
toward a harmonious cooperation be between between between ¬
tween the nations of the earth for the thecommon thecommon i icommon i
common advancement ad cement of all In ow owiitercatlonal curinterrational
iitercatlonal international relations I think the th thegreatest j jgreatest I i igreotest
greatest feature of government governmedurtag governme during duringthe j ithe
the last century has been the gradualreoognititn gradual rdU11rocognltirn j jrecognition i
recognition that It is to the Interest of ofeach ofeach
each nation to see the other elevated elevatedJust elsvatedJust elovateJust I
Just as the th ablest man can do his hisbest hisb hisbest
best b st where his neighbors do well a na nation DaI DaItlon nation ¬
tion can advance but when Its neigh neighbors neighI neighIbors neighbors ¬ i
bors are prosperoas When a nation nationstrives DaUonstrives nationstrives
strives forth to prosperity that progress progressmeans progresme progressmoans
means ns the uplifting of nations goner generally 8Ilerally gonerally ¬
ally allyThe
The movement for the conservation conservationof
of national and international resources resourcesIs
Is I another anoth r stage in the advance along alongthese alon alontbee alongthose
these lines Each nation could be left leftof 1ettof leftof
of course to work out Its own problem problembut problembut problembut
but it t should be given a chance to toprofit tprollt toproiut
profit by the he wisdom wl dom of others othersFrontier othersFrontier othersFrontier
Frontier Trouble TroubleH
Ha H said there was Wa much to be done at atthis atthis atthis
this conference In working worktn out prob problems prODlams problouis ¬
lams that arise from tb r existence of ofa ofa ofa
a frontier extending through throu h publle publlelands publlolands publielands
lands landsYou landsYou landsYou
You cant cut down the forests on onthe onthe onthe
the headwaters of an International Internationalstream InternaVon1stream InternaVonalstream
stream he continued without inter interfering interfering Interbring ¬
fering with the interests of the people peopleof
of both nations I am m anxious anxl us that the theseveral theseveral theseveral
several peoples represented here shall shallwork shallwcrk
w work rk in harmony for the common good goodI
I will do all In my power to help fur further further further ¬
ther the Idea that instead of each na nation natlon natian ¬
tion desiring de irtng to get something Smethln at a the theexpense theexpense theexpense
expense of the other each should ShOUed strive striveto striveto triveto
to advance going in with the other for forthe forthe forthe
the common advancement of all allI allI n nhI
hI I think that the movement repre represent representfxl reprosentfxl ¬
sent sentfxl In this conference is one on of the theuunost tbeutmost theutmost
utmost Importance I to the Western WesternHemisphere WMternBem1 tVernHemIsph9rC
Hemisphere Bem1 ph ri and may be to the world worldat
at large
t Down to WorkAt WorkAt Work WorkAt
At the conclusion of this thl speech speechthe speechthe eech eechthe
the delegates assembled embled In the Diplo Diplomat Df Diplonnt1 lo lomI ¬
mat I Room of the State Department Departmentwhen DepartJROBtwher Departmentwher
wher Gifford Ptnchot presided Ad AddrMeil Addrones
drones were made by Mr Fisher and andMr andltr andMr
Mr Sifton on behalf be alt of Canada and andMr andMr andMr
Mr Escobar and Mr de d Quevedo for forMexico forMexico
Mexico MexicoThe JexicoTJ MexicoT
The TJ T commission c < got down to actual actualwork actualwork actualwork I
work this afternoon when the mass of ofdocuments orJJcumnta ofIcuments
documents presented by the repre representathes i isentatlves jsentatlves I
sentatlves were gone ODe over and a gen seneral gentral genoral
oral discussion d of the policies of the thecountries thecuntrles thec1untries
countries was had hadIt hadIt I
It Is likely that the majority of the thesessions theliasa10ns thesessions
sessions will be executive becau because of oft1 j
th t1 delicate features of the International Internationalapect internationalapect
apect at Ject of the situation but it Is thought thoughtthat thoughtttat thoughtthat I
that the skeleton of what bt will afterward
b btt a convention between Mexico Can Canaiiaond Canada Cana1aand I
aiiaond ada fUld the United States will be fram framed ftamCLI ¬ I
ed Both the other governments have havealready bavealre havealready i
already alre dy taken advanced steps looking >
toward the conservation of their re resources re reurces resources ¬
sources urces and in many cases their for forestry for86try forostry ¬
estry end water power regulations r lationa are aremore aremore aremore
more drastic than those in force here hereMuch hereltluch hereMuch
Much Entertainment EntertainmentTonight EntertainmentToni EntertainmentTonight
Tonight Toni 1tt President Roosevelt will give givea pv pva
a supper pter at l it t the White House to the thevisiting thevisltJQg thevisiting
visiting commissioners immediately after afterthe ttfrthe aftrthe
the Army and Navy reception receptionTomorrow reoeltloDTomorrow reoeptlonTomorrow
Tomorrow h be will give a luncheon luncheonin
in their honer and a J1 Secretary of State StateBacon StateBn statBaeit
Bacon Bn n will 1Jl give a dinner for th thetn ra to tmGrrow tomorrow
morrow r ri right rightAt isrnt isrntAt ht htt
At t the close c1 t ot the conference Satur Saturday Saturday
day night Chief Forester Fore ter PInchot will witlt willgive j
give t a dinner dinnerFlorida dinnerFlorida dinnerFlorida
Florida and Carolina Resorts ResortsBest R ResortsBest sorts sortsBest
Best reached by Seaboard Sebo rd Air lAne UnaThree LInaThroe lAneThree
Three dally traIns with through P Pill Pillmans l i imans
mans and andhmntI1S dining oari oari oar Office i 14t iti pa ave aveAd aveAdt
AdVt Ad t
Masons Flock to Cincinnati Cincinn ti Where PresidentElect Is to toBe toBe toBe
Be Initiated Into Fraternity F FraternityCabinet FraternityCabinetRumors Cabinet CabinetRumors t tRumors
Rumors Thick Again AgainBy
CINGENNATI CIN ATI Fi Fib b 18 llPresIdent llPresIdent4liect 1Prosdontsleet President Presidentelect ¬
elect Taft arrived herE < from Washing Washington Washingt ¬
ton t at S90 S3 oolock this morning and andfeiuta andt andtiasd
feiuta t d th the city full of Masons This Thisis Thisis ThisIs
is the high sign town today Grand Grandmasters GrandJDSters Grandmasters
masters and all the other dignitaries dignitariesof
of Masonic lodges have come here herefrom herefrom hereftann
from all directions to see the next nextPresident nextPresident
President made a Mason on sight sightat
at 5 oclock this afternoon afternoonThe afternoonThs afternoonThe
The Scottish Rite cathedral whereth wherethe where wherethe
the th Initiation will take place will not notbe notbe notbe
be able to accommodate the number numberof
of Masons now In town More than thanSO thano
SO o have made known their intention intentionto
to be present and the Cathedral will willhardly willluLrdly willhardly
hardly be able to seat more than that thatnumber thatnumber thatnum
number numberGrand numberGrand num bet betGrand
Grand Master Charles S Hoskinson Hosklnsonof
of > Zanesvllle Ohio and Wllcam Wiltam B BMelish BMel1sb BMelish
Melish of this city will be in charge chargeof I Iot
of the Initiation of Mr Taft From 6 6to 6to 6to
to 730 oclock oc1 k this evening Charles P PTaft PTaft PTaft
Taft will give a reception and buffet buffetluncheon buffetluncheon buffetluncheon
luncheon 1t his house In honor of the thegrand themnd thegrand
grand master of the Ohio and the thenew thenew thenew
new Mason William H Taft TaftAll TaftAU TaftAll
All of the visiting Masons have been beeninvited beenInvited
invited to i Ls > Js function But ButIr Mr Tafts TaftsMasonc Taftsason TaftsMasonc I
Masonc ason c day will have but begun for forat forat forat
at 730 oclock tonight he will be at the thespecial thespecial
special session of Kllwmnlng Lodge
No 356 and will there witness the ex exin exPOWDER oxPOWDER
in IS riTAi FATAL Tfl TO Tnnrr ME MEFour
Four Others Will Die as asRe asReS asResuit Re Result Result
sult of House Quick Quickly ¬
ly Burning BurningWHEELING BurningLING BurningWHEELING
WHEELING LING w Va Feb lSIn a afire afire afire
fire which destroyed a Slavish miners minershome minershome minersborne
home following a powder explosion Xpl Sfon at atthe atthe atthe
the Lewis Findlay coal mine in Colliers ColliersWi ComersV ColliersVa
Wi V Va 1 early today three persons were werebUrId wereburned
burned to death and four othera fatally fatallyburnez
burnatf The house hou was burned to the thesr theEr thegrecn
sr grecn jnU ftand and a 3 > score s or more had nar narrow narI natrow ¬
row I W escapes es6ap with their lives The dead deadare deadare
are areMichael
Michael Rupkoski Mrs Irs Annie Rp Rpkoski Rupkoski
koski and n young child of the Rup Rupkoskis Rupkoskis
koskis koskisThe koakisbe koskisThe
The fatally burned are John Wilkoskl WikosldMm WilkoskiMm WilkosklMrs
Mm John Wilkoskl Isador dor Koski and andAndy andADd andAndy
Andy ADd Polok PolokThe PolakThe PolokThe
The house was a xwostory double doubleframe doubleframe I
frame structure and occupied by a large la larenumber e enumber
number of Slavish miners employed in inthe n nthe
the mine of the Lewis Fiidlay Fl dl8Y Company CompanyMIS CompanyMzs
Mcs Ruokoski w Wfnt nt tp t the cupboard cupboardpowder cupboardaDd cupboardand
aDd L I some manner Juted a can of ofpodt ofpoidr
powder > r which jch was sitting on a shelf shelfThe sh shelfThe f fTbe
The explosion which followed blew out ontthe outthe
the wholp who side of the house uee and sot the thestructure thest3ckure I IslrJctWQ
structure ablaze ablazeIn I
In in 1 a n almost Ineredlt t space or time timethe timethe timethe
the house w was s In flames and < 1 it < was only onlya
a few minutes until It was burned to totheir tothe tothe
the g und Mr lr and Mrs Rlpko Ripko1ti ki and andtheir andtheir
their child and the three were ros rotedJ roted rotedto ted
to death deathRUSSIAN deathRUSSIAN
Came Aboard Transport at Naga Nagasaki Nagasaki Nagasaki
saki in Uniform UniffJrm of ofMarine oftI
tI Marine MarineSATC IlarineSAN I1aineSAN
SAN FRANCISCO FRL CISCO Feb 18 lBUnder Under In instructlons Instructions
structlons from Washington n n edu educated educeted educatod ¬
cated Russian in good health with withmoney withmOllY withmoney
money and every othw otr requirement requirementnecessary N1u1rmentnece650ry iquirmentnecessary
necessary for admission adml on to this country countrywho cou1trywho countrywho
who came from Japan as a st Stowaway stwawayon < rwaway rwawayon
on the ti th transport Buford Tuesday Is Isbeing isbclng isbeing
being kept in close confinement at the theFederal theFederal theFederal
Federal prison on Alcatraz Alo traz Island in instead Instead instead ¬
stead of being allowed to go o ashore ashorePaul ashorePaul ashorePaul
Paul Dlltikm as the Russian R states stateshie stateshis stateshis
his name to be stole aboard the trans transport transport trailsport ¬
port at Nagasaki In the uniform of a aUnited aUnited aUnited
United States marine marinetfe ma matneHe ne neHe
He trill come efore the Immigration Immigrationcommissioner Immlgnitloncommissioner Immigrationcommissioner
commissioner tomorrow The officials officialsrefuse officialstU6e officialsrefuse
refuse tU6e to divulge any information re regarding rerdJng rogirding ¬
girding rdJng him until then thenTOSSES thenTOSSES thenTOSSES
Mother Saves Infants With As Assistance Assistance Assistance ¬
sistance of Two Policemen PolicemenBelow PolicemenBelow PolicemenBelow
Below BelowNBW BelowN1JW BelowNWW
NBW YORK Fob IS 1SStandJnS Standing out outon outOIl outon
on a fourth floor ftre ftrecIICPe scape with smoke smokerolling smokoroIll smokerolling
rolling roIll g up around her and a pair of oflusty ofhty oflusty
lusty twins in her arms Mrs Mary MaryColt MaryColt
Colt had visions vt lcns cf being ing grillEd alive alivebut alivebut alivebut
but she solved the difficulty by drop dropping dropplug ¬
ping the babies 1 bles one after the other otherinto otherlato otherInto
into the arms of policemen one floor floordown floordown floordown
down downFire downFire downFire
Fire started In the rear of a fourstory fourstorytenement fourstorytenement fourstorytenement
tenement where Mio Ml Colt lives Po Policemen Policemen Policemea ¬
licemen of the Madison street station stationcarried stationcrrled stationcarried
carried out several vera1 hysterical women womenajid worn womenand ell elland
and looking up saw pits Colt with a atwin atwin atwin
twin on either arm apparently 1 nt1y making makingready makingready
ready to throw them to the street streetThey streetToey streetThey
They swarmed up the ladder and had hadreached hadreached hadreached
reached the third floor when Mrs Colt Coltsaw Coltsaw
saw them coming She kissed Alice on onthe onthe
the right arm and Michael on the left leftand leftanti
and then let them drop through the theopening theovenio theopening
opening in the platform platformLONGFELLOWS platformLONGFELLOWS
SELLS FOR 2200 2200NBW 2200r 2200NIW
NBW r YORK YoRKib Feb > 18 lSQne One capy c > py of ofptivately a aprivately apiviteiy
privately printed book by Longfellow Longfellowwas
was sold aokiiy by the Anderson Auction Com Company C Cmpony > m mpany ¬
pany for SQQ The sale was a con continuation continuation continuatlon ¬
tinuation of the dispersal of the li library Ifbrary 11brary ¬
brary of the late J Chester Cbe ter Chamber Chamberlain Cbambarlam Ciiamberlath ¬
lain lainThe lathook The book ook was bought bo ht for 22W IO by an anunfcitown anUftk anunktOWB
unfcitown Uftk OWft who b bid l through the auc auctioneers asetioneers ue uetloDeers ¬
tioneers a an1it2it an1it2itTl Distant DistantAn 4d
An n BtfptiVllsheil letter by Longfellow Longfellowwvut LongtlIowI1t LongfellowWtflt
wvut I1t VW iUi the book booKI
ecnpliflcation ompU catfon of the 3fa 3fa4ter ter Masons de degree de degree dogree ¬
gree greeFrom greeFrom greeFront
From there the Pr Presldanfcaleat will go soIn goin goIn
In an automobile to the Alms Hotel to toattend toattend toattend
attend the reception and ball of Han Hanselmann Banselmann Hanseimann
selmann Commandery No IS l IinlglltsTomplar EniglitsTomplar Knights KnightsTemplar
Tomplar During the th evening eY nIn the com comxnandery
xnandery will give a dross dre parade To Tomorrow Tomorrow Tomorrow ¬
morrow Mr Taft will be further enter entertained entertalned entertamed ¬
tamed by a banquet given him by the theKnockers theKnockers theKnockers
Knockers Club ClubCabinet ClubCabInet ClubCabinet
Cabinet news is sought after here as aseagerly asengerly aseagerly
eagerly as it was in Washington and andwith andwJth andwith
with about the same results Every Everybody Everybody Everybody ¬
body has an opinion about who will be beselected beselected beselected
selected for the various posts but no noone noone noone
one knows except > t Taft and he wont wonttelL wonttelL wonttell
telL telLFrank 9
Frank J3L H Hitchcock is expected to tocome tocome tocome
come In from Chicago this afternoon afternoonand afternoonand afternoonand
and the general impression Is that on o his hisreport hisreport hisreport
report will depend whether Myron T THerrlck THerrick THotrick
Herrick former governor of Ohio or ora ora ora
a Chicago banker is to be the next Sec Secretary Secretary Seerotary ¬
retary of the Treasury Mr Hitchcock Hitchcockwas
was in New Orleans when Taft arrived arrivedfrom arrivedfrom arrivedfrom
from Panama and another man familiar familiarwith famUtarwith familiarwith
with the Chicago banking circles John JohnC Johnc
C Schaffer was also there Later LaterHltchock LaterH1tchock LaterHitchock
Hltchock left for Chicago on a secret secretmission secretisslOn secretmission
mission isslOn of some sort and this afternoon afternoonIt
It is thought he will report to o the Presi Presidentelect Presidentelect Presidentelect ¬
dentelect as to whether a Chicago man manis manis manis
is eligible for the place placeHerricks placeHerrlcks placeHerricks
Herricks chances are still considered consideredgood consideredgood onslderedsood
good and he is by no means out of the therunning therunning therunning
running runningTRIG runningTRYING runningTRYING
Ohio Murder Trial Rests RestsWholly RestsI RestsWholly I
Wholly on Circumstan Circumstantial ¬
I tial Details DetailsMHDINIA DetailsMBDINIA Detai1MBDINIA
MBDINIA Ohio Feb IS 18The The imprint imprintof imprintot
of a a womans shoe the trail t of a buggy buggywith buggywith buggywith
with a crooked wheel and the track of ofa ofa ofa
a barefoot horse are meshes In a a net netof netof I Iat
of circumstantial evidence the State Statetrying 13c 13ctrying Ixtrying
trying to weave about about6ung ybung G City CityBaser y yRasor I IRasor
Rasor on trial hare for tiie the murder of ofhis
his sweetheart Orle Orb Lee LeeThe LeeThe
The prosecution contends that Rasor Rasorrefused Basorrefused
refused to to marry her and to get rid ridof ridof
of the girl drove her to a secluded spot spotand spotan spotand
and an killed her with three bullets from a areVolve arevolver
revolver Then the contention Is he hedrove
drove away In such haste that one of ofthe
the carriage carrla wheels passed over her herdead herdead
dead body bodyAside bi bodyAside dy dyAsIde
Aside from the Interest Involved the thecase thecase
case Is attracting the attention of crim criminal criminal crjxninal ¬
inal lawyers because it is built up pure purely purely purely
ly on circumstantial evidence One wit wltDess witness
ness testified that Mlse Lees shoe nt
ted the tracks Tound In the tb street mud
where the th girl entered a buggy driven
by a man whom the prosecution te e
dares was as Rasor Ra or and other tracks at
the scene of the alleged murder The
wheel and shoeless horse tracks are de de deChated
dared to correspond with those of the
buggy and horse driven by the
lant lantBISHOP ant antBISHOP antBISHOP
Requests President Presidentto to Sign ign Com Commission Commission Cornmission ¬
mission for One in the theNavy theNavy theNavy
Navy NavyBishop NavyBishop NavyBishop
Bishop Harding called at the WWte
House todiy to request the < Presidents Presidentssignature Pr661dentssignature Presidentssignature
signature to the commission of an Epis Episcopal Episoopal Episoopal ¬
oopal chaplain in the navy navyWhile navyWhile navyWhile
While Bishop Harding declined to dis disclose dIsclose chisclose ¬
close the name of th thE chaplain he said saidthe
the President assured him the matter matterwould matterwould matterwould I
would receive his early attention He Healso Healso Healso
also called Mr Roosevelts attention to
the fact that there th re Is no chaplain sta ¬
tioned In Honolulu He was referred to
Secretary Newberry who will be asked
to take up upthe the matter officially officiallyPRESIDENT ofllciallyPRESIDENT officiallyPRESIDENT
McKinney and Smith of West WestPoint WestPoint WestPoint
Point Had Been Ordered Dis Dismissed Dismissed Dismissed ¬
missed by Court CourtTM CourtTJM CourtThe
TM War ar Department mad made public pcbttctoday publicto publictoday
today to ay the sentences imposed up 1IiH upon n Ca Cadets Caflets Cadots ¬
dots Carl F McKinney and Calvin 3 M MSmith MSmith L LSmith
Smith of West Point who were recent recently r8C6Dtly recontly ¬
ly tried by courtmartial charged with withconduct withconduct withconduct
conduct prejudicial to good order and andmilitary ndm andmilitary
military m Utary discipline disciplineI
I rhe court sentenced McKinney to die diemissal dismissal diemiasal
missal but the President commuted this thisto thisto thisto
to confinement to the restrictive limits limitsawarded llmltsawarded limitsawarded
awarded cadets undergoing uDder lag special pun pnnishment punIshment punishment
ishment until July IS 1MB Th Smith was wasalso wasIso wa waahio
also sentenced to dismissal 1 but this thisfinding this1Indlng thisfinding
finding was disapproved by the tj Presi President President i ideBt ¬
dent who restored him to duty dutyMcKinney dutyYcKJnney dutyMcKlnnoy
McKinney was charged with absent abseatj absenting
j ing himself from the barracks and per persuading persuadIDe perauadlng
suading another cadet to occupy his hisbed hisbed hisbed
bed so that h he ml might ht not be detected detectedSmith detectedSmth detectedSmith
Smith was charred with falsehood in indenying IndenytDb indenying
denying that he had unauthorised art artlcles artcIe8 atticlueS
clueS in his possession possessionTHRfcE po possessionTURLE 66Slon 66SlonTHRtE
PHILADELPHIA Feb 18 1Joyerjn 1Joyerjndu1cence Overin Overindiligence OerIndulgence
diligence of liquor at a Polish christen cbrJst chrIstenjug a a1ng j
jug celebration cel bratlon earlyitoday e rl today led to 8 cut cutting cutring i iting
ting affray as a res reeit ltot of which three threemen threemen threemen
men are dying in thftTpfsoopal th Hos Hospital H05pltl Hespita ¬
pita They are Michart Mioha t Piachock ter terribly terribly tsrribly ¬
ribly gashed in the head sad chest An Antonio Antoalo Antonlo ¬
tonio 1nter ganger ugly wounds la the chest chestand ch cistaid t
1 and face slashed 84 Into to rfbtKm rtbbnbuiki = John
L lJvIozkI uiOEk1 stab wotmd W te abdomen
BAN FROM KNoocl KNooclSpecial KNOX KNOXSpecial =
Special Rule Introduce Introducei IntroduceI IntroduceISending < i iSending
i <
Sending Salary Bill Baelc Baelcto Ba Bac Bacto I
to Conference ConferenceMJNORITY r rMINORITY I IMINORITY
< i If
i iure
Bourke Cockran Declares Declaresdure rise risedure 4 v
dure ure Is Lacking In inmon Com Common COnJif 1 1mon
mon Sense SenseBy
= I f fBy
J Saf
By a vote of3S2 o of4i to 125 ifl e House Houseafternoon use useafternoon Gu Guafternoon
afternoon again made Senator Kno Knoeligible KrioUglble KOEligible =
eligible to serve as Secretary of S Sf Stath Stathby a f fby a > 3 3by
by voting toseng tosen back to conference C the th th thlegislative i f fpropriation gleg1slatiy
legislative judicial and oxooutl executive ap apPropriation j jpropriatlon
propriation bill which through an o oer oersight er ersight l
sight still contained when reported to t tthe tothe V Vthe
the House yesterday provision for an anincreased anIncreased V Vincreased
increased salary of the Secretary OC oeSt3te ofState f
State walct was contrary to the con 1oni 1onis conslitutional i istltutional
stltutional s r Hpiirements raments In the premlsr premIs2G premisOs j jes
es 69The The parliamentary parlltmen lry proceedure of seii send s J JThe t
Ing the bill back to COnference In o othat ordhr ordhrthat
that the salaiy might be put putbaok backVfifc backVfifc8OCO back backsoco f
8OCO 000 was hit upon by the Commilte COmm Committeon t ton M Moa
on Rules as being the th best way out cT cTa of ofa Lr Lra
a badly muddled situation situationThe situationThe ts tsThe
The resolution was not passed P63 d how however howC howCeVEr however
ever until some extraordinarily enrnordln2 ilY bitter bitterdebate bltfeIdebate
debate Had taken place on the floor of ofthe o othe
the House Jiouse during which the Goinmit Goinmittee eoInmittee Qommlttee >
tee on dn n Rules was accused of highhand highhandedness hIghhandednss highhandedness ¬
edness and of lacking lacldn common sense SenseToo easeThe
The resolution which was the result resultof
of extended conferences of the Commit Commltritee Committee
tee on Rules and which had been hit hitupon hit hitupon ititupon
upon as s the best way qut of the pecu peculiar peculiar pecuilar ¬
liar difficulty d1ffi ulty precipitated a stljl warm warmer warmr ¬
er r debate than that of Ias week when whenthe whentbe whenthe
the same committee put through a spe speclal s scla speclal
clal ord order r over the protest of scores of ofmembers 01members ofmembers
members of the House reducing ucfng the sal salary salary salary >
ary of the Secretary of State to 8fiOO 8fiOOSession OOO OOOSession fOOSession
Session Enlivened EnlivenedThe 3 3The
The days session was enlivened enlivenedby enlivenedbyVflrious by byvarious byvarious
various explanations of members es7b es7bpeclelly es especlaliy 7 7peclaUy
peclelly the conferees on the legislative legislativejudicial legIsIathajudicial 1Je 1
judicial and executive appropriation bill bllito Je <
15 to how they had mad mdvertonUyfcilid1 ertenU riUQ 7 7to
to change the bill and had gotten the thfHouse 1h theHouse > L LHouse
House into int one of the worst parllameii parllameiitary parIlameri parIlameritary parliamentary
tary tangles In its history These Thesecures ex excuses eAcuses
cuses were received with amusement amtsseinontin
in many man Instances The Committee on onRules c cRules
Rules saw the best way out of the St Stuation 3I 3Iuatlon 1t 1tuatlon
uatlon by sending the whole mate mu muback matr matrback r rback
back to conference under the following followingspecial followingspecial r rspecial >
special resolution submitted to file tfceHouse fileHous theHouse
House as soon as it convened at t II IIoclock 1Ioclock 11oclock
oclock oclockResolved oclockResolved oclockReeoIved
Resolved Tl That at the conference eonfer e report reporton reporton
on the bill m making appropriations Cor Corthe o othe or orthe
the legislative jujdicfc juj icltJ and ex execu executia executiabranches cutl > e c
branches of 01 the Government for the thecal thecal ifs ifscal >
cal year ending June 80 1916 be and andhereby 1 it ithereby
hereby is disagreed 78ed to that the House Hoeseinsist Houseinsist HouseInsist
insist on its disagreement to the Senate Seeateamendmant Senateamendment Senateamendment
amendment in the said bill and alter r a 2further a afurther
further conference with the Senate SenateResolved SentAtResolved ScnataResolved
Resolved by the House of Reprasea Repraseatatlves Repr Repreanentatives Sen Sentattves
tatlves th the Senate concurring that the theconferees thQconfer6elS theconferees
conferees on the disagreement of oftwo ths thntwo
two houses of o the amendment of the t e
Senate be and hereby are authorized to totake totake
take into consideration as If In disagree disagreement dl disagreemont ree reemente ¬
mont the portion of the said bin relatr
inS to the salary of the Secretary of
State and Also so to report on any pro provision provision
vision in relation to tt the law s W affectlnct affectlnctsuch affectinssuch
such salary
Committee Scored ScoredThe ScoredThe ScoreTb
The Tb Committee mmJttee on Rules whlbrougbt which whichhzought whlc < r rbrottght
brottght Jn the special rule quickly qjulckljcame q quicklycame lck1 ro rocememfura
came cememfura in for a scathiog g arraignment t ttbe at atthe atth
the th hands of o toe minority leaders In Inciuding tnudlng Inchiding
chiding Champ Clark John Sharp WHI WHIlams W1tllams WflIlams
lams Bourke Cockran and Represents Representstive Represmtthe Represontative
tive Fitzgerald Even en Representative RepresettfreMaan RepresenttWIaDD RepresentativeMann
Mann Republican and one of Speak Sseaker Speeker
er Cannons righthand lieutenants to tfJOit tfJOitseerl teojcseveral c cseveral
several Jabs at the members of the thecommittee thcommittee thecommittee
committee committeeMr
Mr Cockran said that the plan hit hitupon hitupon hitupon
upon by the committee to relieve fh fhsituation Uta Utasft tlesithation
situation sft tion was absolutely aJ luteJ devoid e of cemAfter oem oemnxm oemmon
mon sense senseAfter senseAfter
After Congress had increased tits tiI sal salary saiary sa4ary ¬
ary in order to obtain the best material materialfor m niaterhdfor erJa1 erJa1tor
for the Cabinet we first find it ItInS decroafi decroafiIncr docrenolag
InS the salary in n order that we may OB OBtiJfn o ot1n ohthin
thin the very best material he h sM sMThat I1That saidThat
That is an operation that may be c csistent CtHI CtHIslstent CO COslstent
slstent with the Republiiaa party btt bttwhich bwtwhich b bwhich
which is hardly consistent with asr asrsystem aJlj aJljsystem ansystem >
system of any civilised government govemnaemtThis JOVernmeIItTAts governmentTh1s
This rule brought brou bt in here s se seeki seekiadjust akj t tadjust tadjust
adjust differences between houses tha thado tlMdo thndo
do not exist Instead you are creaiJrq creaiJrqdifferences crMtS crMtSdiiIMeDCeS r rdifferences
differences You are sending to QTV QTVfcrence cr crtereDoe erference
fcrence a disagreement d eement where w there I Ino 1 1ne i ino
no disagreement cl t I do sot ot know kBGwhow Jus Jusbow us ushow
how far the committee e rules can go goTaking goTaking goTaking
Taking liberties libertiesMr
Mr r FltleeraW Fitgerald has told us brief briefwhat Drierwhat briefwhat >
what they theYeD can do with the lb law the gen gentleman S1tIeman ge getieman
tIeman from taO Illinois 3r Mana has as it itUmated irtlmated ittimated
Umated whet they th can do with the Con Constitution Co Cosdtutlon Costitutlon
stitution It BOW only rensalns for f tf tfCommittee trCommittee t tCommittee
Committee on Rules to take liberties libertieswith 1Ibe liberewith 15 15wtth
with common sense senseI
I s see e no necessity for tile pas pliSf8ge pliSf8gethla pasegothis ag agthis
this special rule Let us us instead hw hwa h ha
a new appropriation bill just as th thone tlODe t tone
one DOW before us ocept that thatclause thadau thatclause
clause e affecting the salary of tAe S Sretary Sretary Sretary >
retary of State Let that go to t tSenate tSenate t tSenate
Senate and that body dy can pass I i ithree ithree ithree
three minutes The Committee oa Ruif Ruifhas Rw R Rhas if ifhas
has exhausted ev every ry means of oCtraord1nar7 oftraordlnary o otraordinarj <
traordinarj procedure Now let trc trca Jr Jra rAa
a member of the minority a1Do tJ attempt t tbrinf tb tbring
bring b the House e back to some show showorderly showorderly ihoworderly
orderly procedure Perhaps this s SolS SolS8tion s sgestion ggst1on
gestion 8tion will not strike the Commits Commitson
on Rules favorably because it savors savorssomewhat savrsomewhat savirssomewhat
somewhat of common sense senseRepresentative 88DMRepreseattlve senseRepresentative
Representative Dalaell who broa broain bra broi1g broi1gIn i1J i1JIn
in the rule did not seem to relish relishremark reUshre relishremark
remark re aark of Representative Cockraa C ekran SJii SJiiothers Son aniathers J J3thers
others who assailed a88I led the big live a achough athoush athough
though the members of the Hou HouDemoerats HvuDemoerau HtiDontocrats
Demoerats ad rd RepobUcaa aUk alikseemed aUkseemed aIikseemed
seemed to enjoy e their t elr temporary dis discomfiture di dicomftture dccomfiture ¬
comfiture comfttureKeifer
Keifer Explains ExplainsGeneral ExplainsGftIe11 ExplainsGeneral
General heifer of Ohio member mem f fthe fthe fthe
the Appropriations Oonmlfctoe was t tnext tnext tnext
next TTftimMlrsn to get the floor oor for forpurpose t tpvrpos tpurpoM >
purpose Of apolo apoJoctsbc ogislag iB a aa1 u iacplalnlrc iacplalnlrcHe ltXPla1n1rHe
He said fc 1M did not dTsrvrr d1 ds vr vrr that thatlegislative > tJ tJtve < rlegislative
legislative tve bill carries a t = rrctarys sa saary i iary uary +
ary of D l3 I2flM uadI tll t a dark vas vasspeaking ta taspeaking a aspeaking <
speaking about the matter yestenl yestenlnaorning ye ye5teri1morning tent tentmorning >
morning and rather than have aiov aXN ao r rmixup rmixup rTnxup
mixup he promptly called the err r rthe rthfO rlhs
the attention of the ht > TI HIif HIifhEterling ITTeterring > tw twdeterring
deterring to te r rr rnala nalfs 1 of Mr r riht 1 1Jrfr
prfrVi Jrfr a ih > i 1ordCt or jct man man1ic11 manv maaviicii
viicii v 1ic11 ± jch tie tl liuk l ls Cii CI tee brott brou n li
i 5

xml | txt