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I L Partly pa Colder Cloudy o Tonight TonightNT7aLBER g Much MuchColder Ch he II a as hilt2ton times ime R J LAST EDITIONJ EDITIONNUMBER EDITION EDITIONTUESDAY ITIOI
Arrest Said to Have Been Beenv BeenBy BeenBY
x v By Orders ofx ofZelaYa of ofZelaya ofZelaya
Zelaya ZelayaAD ZelayaADhISERS ZelaYaADVISERS
Uncle Sam Will Insist Upon Dic Dictator Dictat Dictator ¬
tator tat r Relinquishing Control Controlin Con rol rolin
in In Nicaragua NicaraguaBLUBFIELDS NicaraguaBLUEFIELDS NicaraguaBLUEFIELDS
BLUEFIELDS Nicaragua Nev 13 13Aurelio S3Aurelio asAurelio
Aurelio Estrada governor and brother brotherOf brotherof brother0f
Of Provisional President Juan de Es Estrada Estrada Estrada ¬
trada of Nicaragua is in prison and andunder andunder j junder
under sentence S J1tence of death deathHe deathHe deathHe
He was captured by the Zelaya forcesand forces forcesand
and the death sentence it is said was wasApproved waspproved waskpproved
Approved by President Zelaya himself himselfFriends himselfFriends I IFriends
Friends of the Estrada movement are aremaking aretnaking I Imaking
making every effort to save Aurelie AurelieSecretary AurelieSecretary j
Secretary of State Knox went in into into into ¬ I
to the meeting of the President and andthe j jthe I Ithe
the the Cabinet at 11 1 t oclock this mom moming mornI mornIing morning
ing ing confident coi ftdent the Administration Administrationwould Administrationwould I Iwoul
woul would upitfJld u d his drastic plan for fordisciplining fordisciplining I
disciplining and removing removin from frompower frompower i iower
power power ower President Zelaya of Nica Nicaragua Nicaragua Nicaragua ¬
ragua because of o the murder by byhlfcaryaguans byNica b y yNicaD
hlfcaryaguans Nica NicaD guln6 guN ns of the two Americans AmericansGroce AmericansGroce AmericansGroce
Groce and Cannon CannonPLAN CannonPLAN CannonPLAN
In brief this plan is to make makethis makethis makethis
this this countrys demands on Ze Zelaya Zeiays ZeJaya ¬
iays laya so heavy in the matter of Indemnity in indemnity InlemnltJr ¬
demnity and apotegy apok > gy that ha h willrefuse will willDefuse willrefuse
refuse the terms put forth and ands udfls
fls s a result of that refusal will be beforced betor beIor
forced tor out o > t of office officeThe o oU4oeiThe 4ofto 4oftoTHe
The The feeling fe feeling 1ing of a the State Depart Deparfctnont Departtnant Departtnent
tnont tnant against a Jn t Salaya Sala and his goy goyfernmoat goyrnmeat gay
fernmoat ernmeatt ias aa5 iaaa 1 > OQll Intensified by bythe b bthe bthe
the rooeiyt rE receipt celpt of o rumors ftg Im irnbrisoninent Imprisonment ¬
prisonment rlsonlD nt of many ArdrTcn Antr i1titf r ans 1is in inNicaragua InNIcaragua intTfcaragua
Nicaragua These stories have not notyet notiTet not3ot
yet been verified but they are re com coming comIng conning ¬
ing in fast enough 8ftOtI to give this thisGovernment tit titGoVrnmt thisGovernmaat
Government real concern concernWHl conewlIWKl concernwill
will Net Submit SubmitReports Submitport SubmitReports
Reports port from Nicaragua that Zetaya Zetayaloefr zetayai Zehayaoea
i loefr oea not intend to submit to any a y inaemnlty In tod IndeIBJdty
deIBJdty d enmity and nd that toe will adopt c the oldt old oMbastro oldbMro
bastro t aMro dodge e of c eompiatetng eompll about aboutAmerican aHutAerIoaa aboutAmerloait
American Interference Inted boost along aJoIa < < the theplan oM oMla thelLLU
plan la of Mr Knox to force aim out ofmy of ofany I
Any any Importance IMt < < taace in Nicaragua N governpental govern governiental
i wena1 iental afffctes In the u future atur a That this thislatitude thl thltUUMe thisttttude
latitude tUUMe on the part of the United UnitedEstates UnitedStates I
Estates means nothing out bt the handing handingver handingOver adlng adlngver
Over ver of the the Nicaraguan rCMa government Cenunttllt to tothe tothe
the revotutfonlete make 11 no difference dKCerenoeat dt < < erenee ereneeAt I
at ail to Mr Knox Kn The prime consid consideration coneWerau consideratMa ¬
erau eratMa eration is to get rM of Zelaya Zelayai Zoe ya yaHe
i He te 11 regarded by the United State Statefts StatellIB Statesas
fts having b Mug waged wa l uncivilised warfare warfareviolated warfareViolated
violated Lb the prtwdfMen pr prInctpI of international lternat1onaiIaw internationallaw internationaljaw
jaw and countenanced what was wa in I factmurder fact factmttrder faetrder
murder rder In retaliation the Navy Departrsnt De DeJMLrtment DePutM
JMLrtment PutM t is making pvepasatiens peopaaa to send sendan MAdih sendsn
an ih the > men necessary to Nicaragua Ntca to toput toPut toput
put an II end to Zelayas ruleBefore rule raleBefore ruleBefore
Before the the Cabinet mot JIM this morningt morning mornla mornlait
it t wag an topes a eeeret eret that Mr Knox Knoxhad X Xhad Kaoxhad
had laid his h plans with the fall eon eonlent eoneAt eonDent
lent eAt and ad indorsement of the President Presidentfcnd Prwttheoal7 PneiddeutAnd
And the theoal7 only thing l left ft to do wa was a adareful a6aretul a3aroAii
dareful study by the Cabinet of all the theDetails th thetats thedetails
details Details etats and a Anal verdict on the effects ef effect e etect ¬
fect tect fects of the policy proposed by MtPresident Mt Mrknox MtKnox
knox President Taft from om the very veryCutset verycUU6t verypetset
Cutset of f hie ha Administration has been beenIn beenn
6 In n favor of a nrm arm strong policy on one onhe one
he e part of this Government toward the theountride theuntrl theountries
ountride untrl of o Central America and he heregards hefe I IregaoJds
regards fe ards the present as the time frhewing for forhewing f f fbowing
hewing hewing the little countries which corn ooramuet oomrl cornprim
prim rl e t that at part of the world that th thmust they theymust
must behave behaveWEATHER behVfj behVfWEATHER behaveWEATHER
I j
The su storm > n of Monday Monda morning has hasmoved baaOyfd hastnored
moved Oyfd rapidly ra to the SL 8t Iwrence val vallry valie
fey lry ie and ad rains rat and snows were we general generalfever PlMlIewer generalp
fever p C the eastern tern half of the country rountryThe founttyftN countryThe
The weather w8ltl will 111 be generally fair to tonight toidpt toeight ¬
night and Wednesday over the easternt eastern easternhalf easternta1
half ta1 t f of the t e country countryIt uc
It will w I be much colder tonight t in 1 n the theAibMKte thellMlc theAtlasdo
AibMKte llMlc Ptsvtes 1It 1Itt I I8terin
8terin t rm w withlngd are displayed on tit titFOlWECAfPT tilt tiltAttJe theAtUuitk
AttJe O8t ot from Hatt Hatteras to 1C I aat aatPort aatpo
Partly cloudy and much weh colder to toteht totenperatule
teht temperature 18 tclase rlaoe ct > 118 to freezing mMm mMmWi freesingfair
Wi TMsjfnV bW He t to me JIKId Modorass orate northto north northo I Ito
to o north soot w wS wads wadsTZMpLAATUtEL WW I IItATUJta
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b p I an LowtWe Low tide ktJi > > 11 a m nod UUJ UUJHigh UJf UJfdele 1311pamorraw
pamorraw High tide iJK as a L m mtwUde aM aMS 51144W
S W hj m Sew XrftwUde twUde tide e U SM a aCOtOltlfrQ awIo m mcotminox
cotminox wIo 01 OP PH A WATKR WA WAftltJlY
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Wind and Rain Make Unexpected Call on Way FromPhilippines From FromPhilippines FromPhilippines
Philippines and After Short Visit Expect to toResume toHesume totCesume
Resume Their Way to Other Parts
They say q aywere were a a punk HUte village YIUsseAnd uge ugeA1I4
And eeet t lute knoa + Jt Jv just t t bow t fce fast fastB fasth fastBut
But B t in h Stettin 1 up freak brande weather veatlMrBet j jW
Weve W ve get em all taefeea Hei + ea t tt Ua martXusings mart maecXtMdnga MMXnie
XtMdnga ef pint p Qsrrtott QsrrtottAye OIIrrIottAye QarrlottAye
Aye verily and then some somePer Mme1er somePer
Per as It might be expressed exlMe ecl in Bos Bosjage Boston Boatoneee
ton toneee If a per personage onalt jage of quizzical dis disposed dl dlIlOHd disposed ¬
IlOHd posed intellect should approach your yourimmediate yourimmed18te yourimmediate
immediate vicinage and wot hot not ot that thatmayhap thatm7hap thatmayhap
mayhap Washington Wa hlngton as a productive productiveelement produetiveelem8ftt productiveelement
element of singular thermometric andatmospheric and andatmospheric ld ldtmollphIc
atmospheric conditions is fa quite au fait faitjust faitjuet faltJust
just opine oplheor or rather raoeE band it to him himthuety himthusly himthuely
thusly thuetySure thuslySure thuelySure
Sure son sureFor sure sureFor aurelor
For indeed Washington since the theadvent thevnt theadvent
advent vnt of of autumn has boon a constant constantsource confltautlI constantsource
lI source uree of perplexity rplwdty and revelation to tothe tethe tothe
the officiate of the Weather 1Ve ther Bureau Bureauin BureauIn
in Its unprecedented faculty for fur furnishing furalnJ furnishing ¬
nishing weather conditions entirely out outef outf outof
ef f season For instance laai oe the maximumtemperature maximum maximumtemperature Jftxbnutemteratare
temperature yesterday was 7 lS degrees degreesand d dand degreesand
and it certainly was uncomfortable uncomfortableThats untOlntortableThaC uncomfortableTufts
Tufts almost summer heat butonly only half halfa halfa
a docen degrees removed from it in infact Intact infact
fact Then right on top of this caloriccondition caloric caloriccondition caloriccxndltioR
condition came a temperature ternlM = ilLUJre at eight eightoclock eightodoek
oclock this thl morning of 68 and tomor tomorrow tomorrow tomorrow ¬
row morning mornh at that time It wilt be beat beat beat
at or below 38 which 1ft s > s the freezing freeln freelnpMnL freezingpoint
point pointAt pMnLAt pointAt
At any rate real sureenough stlr sure eno enough h fall fallweather
weather has at last been b n put on the thes thewaa thewhys
waa s And of that sort Ort of conditionwhich condition conditionyesterday ondttlonwhich
which whys made the populace M o miserable miserableyesterday Iftl erabht erabhtesterday
yesterday we are to have none until untildue untildue
due and proper season shall arrive next nextspring nextJrIB nextspring
spring JrIB Therefore joy be unto the heart heartof heartof heartof
of him or her who loveth net hot air alrTHINK i
Rescuers Rescu rs Believe AH Have HaveNot HaveN HaveNot
Not N ot Yet Died in the theLower theLower theLower
Lower Tunnel TunnelCMKKRT Tunnel TunnelCBJlRRY TunnelCEYItBY
CMKKRT III Nov 1L Despite tne hereport tnereport UMl8J8rt
report of ot SuperfettenclQat S t1nteatdant t Hill who w wjl aec aeck efthired
jl hired k rad the th fewett t lev J feted of toe St t Paul Paulwife PaulrJx Pailmire
wife earl early rJx today t + daz fr tfaSt ti tfce tIJ tIJN t raj sittliles r Eaght Eaghtftftttt
ftftttt twgrolfcse an N dsftd Arelifstfl 6dtl hcews JW JWare Pre Pretf
s ab4 tf wIto acoo acooed acoenpffM acoenpffMed
ed him delae they feel sure tkft tkftd tbtare
are d vlfcire theirs theirsThey tb thessThey p pT
They T sty they U found tt Und evidences vkt that thatthe th ththe thatthe
the imprisoned Smri n men m had endeavored to tosignal tosignal
signal miners mln on ft the surface face through throughthe throushthe throughthe
the air shaft shaftThe shaftTbe > > battThe
The water in 1 the the tower level JeveIy wa waonly wag wagonly
only Iy knee deep said 1d Dougherty gherty HJs HJsdE The Theair Theair
air was wa g pod Jod The first things we wewere wetoaad wefound
found were dinner pails pan anal aJlo 1 oil cans cansalso canaahlo cansalso
also clothing and other aitlcles A1 tIe that thatshowed thatshowed thatshowed
showed men had been there We Ve were wereable wereto wereable
able to go quite Qut a distance back into intothe Intothe intothe
the tunnels and found places pl ees where wherethere wherethere wherethere
there was no water In the soft earth earthwe earthwe earthwe
we discovered fresh footprints The Thetracks Thetraclul Thetracks
tracks Indicated that the miners after aftersaving artersavlS aftersaving
saving themselves when the Are fast fastbroke nrstbroke hntbroke
broke out came back to the air shaft shaftwhen llbattwhen shaftwhen
when the air had cleared and with picks picksand plek plekand picksand
and shovels hammered hammer on the sides of ofthe o othe ofthe
the shaft rt to signal the men above aboveWe aboveWe aboveWe
We traced these footprints as far as aswe atwe aswe
we dared We shouted louted and we thought thoughtwe t twe
we heard a returning shout We WelIhouted we weshouted e eshouted
shouted again < < aIn but there was no response re response reIIPOM ¬
sponse o I believe there are men alive alivedown alivedown alivedown
down there thereSHIRT tAereiSHIRT thereSHIRT
Forty Thousand Workers Demand DemandShorter DemandShorter DemandShorter
Shorter Hours and More MoreXW MorePay MorePay
Pay PayXIiW PayMlriw
XW YORK Nov N V aAt A l M 1 ocMeIttHay oclocktoday oclock oclocktoday
today 40WO 44 shirt waist workers left lefttheir lefttheir eft eftt1Nlr
their machines machi and the tb long expected expectedgeneral UJNICt UJNICtgeneral expectedgeneral
general strike was on onThta onT onThis
This T action followed follow the reusing meet meettag JlMelIftIJ meeting
tag at Cooper Union last night when whenthe wtMnue whenthe
the workers were addressed by Samuel SamuelOompers 5IuInI 3einuelGompers 1 1Golft1en
Oompers president pre ldent of the American AmericanFederation AmericaftFedftatlon AmericanFederation
Federation of Labor who pledged sup support support up upport ¬
port portThe portTh portThe
The Th girls are striking for shorter shorterhours aborterhours shorterhours
hours a IS l per cent increase in pay and andbetter andttter andbetter
better ttter sanitary conditions conditionsFIRE conditio conditioI conditiofiRE conditionsFARE
Alleged Al1ccd Violation Yiolation by C A Snow SnowIs SnowIs SnowIs
Is in Hands of Judge jud JudgeMullowny e eMullowny
Mullowny Mullownyof MullownyBeeau MullownyBecause
Beeau Because of o an uncertainty as to the thereQulremmtts t1tereqWNIINIII thernuirements
reQulremmtts of the law Ja w on the subject subjectof
of lire ftr escapes eapes In apartments the case caNbrourrht casebrought
brought against Jut C A Snov Sno by the theDistrict t1MDlptrlct theDistrict
District for the alleged violation of the thelaw thelaw thelaw
law In the equipment equlpm nl tl J apartments at
list 1 and 1411 Harvard streoi stre tt was taken takenunder takenun4er takenunder
under advisement acjvl > > elaent by Judge Mullowny Mullownyi MullownyTtw MullownyThe
i The defendant was represented repr re dented rrted by At Attorneys AttoNey Attorneys ¬
torneys Campbell aarrlnuton Carrincton Carnn ton and John JohnHideout JohnItideout JohnRideout
Hideout The fh complaint was lodged be because becaWie because
cause of Snows failure tc t < iut white whitelights whiteat whitelights
lights at the top of the stairways jrwayw In Inthese Inthelle isthese
these apartments and 10 make provi provisions provlu provistons ¬
sions u for escape in case of fire fireBALLINGER fireBALLINGER
AT STONE LAYING LAYINGDistinguished LAYINGDtUnKuthed LAYINGDistinguished
Distinguished public men spoke at the theexercises theexercises
exercises exerel at Howitrd University Lnlveralt this thismorning th thmernlnK thismorning
morning when the cornerstone of me menew Utenew teenew
new Science Hall was we laid 7 Th fnf he entire entirestudent entireIKudnt entirestudent
student body bod of 0 the college oolle e as II well wellof as asof asof
of of the law and medical departments departmentsattended 4eparlmtaattended departmonteattended
attended attendedThe attendedThe attendedThe
The principal address add was wa delivered deliveredby deliveredby deliveredby
by Secretary SecretAryoC of the Interior R Richard rd rd04 A ABalHnger ARaiHnger
BalHnger Other 04 sneakers s eakera were w Dr DrRobert Drow Drobes
Robert l ow Woodward Woo4wa president of the theCarnegie theCar
Carnegie Car Ctrs a Institution of r Washington Washingtonand Whl Washingtonand lO lOad
and ad Ds Charles C Warden atttes direetoof director directorof dlrec dlrecatItt
of the JUefcBfUler atItt hookworm fund fu d
the human brand not considered con considurodwhoa considurodwhoathe idllrodwhea idllrodwheaI whoa whoathe
I the mothballed suit which performed performedsuch performetlI performedsuch
such valiant service last la winter hlte has been beenunwittingly beJ1unwmtn1y beenUnwillingly
I unwittingly dragged liraaJ < < > tl from rom its lair l Jr and andpressed andpreued andpressed
pressed into commission for a winter ylnl > r so soslow soalow soslow
slow oh so slow in coiningAnd coining coiningAnd comingAnd
And incidentally It rained come today todayAnd todayAnd todayAnd
And that rain poured p nred forth glad Jla tiding tldln tldlnto tidingsto
to the farmland where w Are an unusual unusualdrought unulliualdrought unuteualdrought
drought of 1 more than H months duration durationhad durationhad durationhad
had frtexled even fV1 everything thing thln of a a vogeraW vogeraWnature voge vogetablonature abI abInature
nature to a measley crisp During Durln this titleseason this8418l1On thisseason
season there has been a shortage sht rtage of C ten teninches teaInches teninches
inches in the rainfall Of ourse ahe aheaverage the theaver theaverage
average aver e person doesnt appreciate the thegravity theJlravlty thegravity
gravity of that situation but when It Iti itis
i 16 put forth more clearly that all the thesuburban thesuburban thesuburban
suburban wells and spring sprtn have been beendrying beeRdryln beendrying
drying dryln to the resemblance re embllnct of charcoal charcoalbeds charcoalbeds
beds 1 and the river is beginning he nnlng to look looklike lookUke looklike
like a oneballasted onballa ttd railroad rod If then thensome thfnme thenso
so some me idea of Its loss can c n be understood unlerstoodrain un dr8Wod
So the rain of t today be it so ancontfotable uncomfort uncomfortable Jncomt t table ¬
able and aggravating In town was like likeunto Ike tkeunto Ikeunto
unto manna to the rural districts d tricts here hereahonts her herabouts hereahouts
ahonts aboutsThe ahoutsThe ahontsThe
The rain of today with its accom accompanying accompIInylng accompanying ¬
panying fall In temperature came down downthis downthis downthis
this morning from the northern sec section section section ¬
tion of the country and is covering coveringall
all of the South as far as the Florida FloridaKeys FloridaKes FloridaKeys
Keys and the Gulf A singular atmos atmpsphehc atmospheric 8tm s spheric ¬
pheric phehc phenomenon in that connection connectionis connectionlathat
is lathat that out in the tar West the States Statesof Stat Statesof
I of Oregon and Washington are blanket blanketed blanketI blanketof ¬
I ed with the same storm which passed passedover pas8fdI passedover
I over the Philippine Islands last week weekNot week weekNot weekNot
Not only that but Prof Garriott said saidtoday saidtoday saidtoday
today that during the latter part of ofthe oftle ofthe
the week this thl identical disturbance disturbanceminus dl5turbanceminus disturbanceminus
minus Its tropical fury will 1m reach the theAtlantic theAtlantic theAtlantic
Atlantic coast and perhaps Washing ¬
ton thence proceeding Europeward KuropewardThis EuropewardThis EuropewardThis
This particular Marathon flu Hurry It Itwould Itwould itwould
would seem is trying to complete the thecircuit thecircuit thecircuit
circuit of the globeBLOCK globe globeTwentyfive globeBLOCK
Twentyfive Buildings De Destroyed DestroyedFour DestroYedFour ¬
stroyed stroyedFour Four PersonsMissing Persons PersonsMissing PersonsMissing
Missing MissingDANVHOK MissingDA MissingDANVILLK
DANVHOK DA VILLB HI Nov 28 2aTvea1yftve 2aTvea1yftvef 2TwentyfivefraMe Twentyfive Twentyfiveframe
frame f buildings tg in the center of the t eQlty eQltyYoen city eltywere citywere
Yoen were wrecked T8 k early today av bj bi dynamite dynamiteJEoisf d dynemlteaen it itXO
JEoisf XO fJHtlR8 patsens BeitiOB iIi4t ar ae io i r ogtfirted lt orted H d missing rand rand1yr and andfSe anda
1yr a + 0 8 a M 1IW rhea aej be beet len lecateda lecatedaie edf edfex
fSe ie explosion ex is I said to have ve been beenthe beenthe teen teenthe
the work of Black Handers HanderaThe HandersThe HandersThe
The dynamite is believed to have been beenset beenaet beennet
set off in a a fruit and wine SRe house owned awnedby ownedby ewnedby
by Joseph Maseari an II Italian The Theexplosion Theexplo Theexplos
explo explosion loR os demolished 3 asearis place placeand placeand placeand
and so great was its force that practi practically practlelly practically ¬
cally all II the buildings within the block blackwere blockwere bIookwere
were demolished Plate glass windows windowswere wtMowawere wtadowawere
were shattered Uered for several verA block blockwas bloekiiarot blocksarotr
arot arotrEarly
Early today totIa part rt of a dynamite fuse fultewaa fusewas
was found near the scene ens This to together togeUaer together ¬
gether with the fet that two men were wereseen W8l W8lwen wereseen >
seen running away from the scene aceneshortly sceneshortly BeenemortJy
shortly before the explosion exJllo lon leads to the thebelief thebelief thebolter
belief that It was the work of the theBlack theBlack theBlack
Black Hand society societyMaseari IIOelet IIOeletXcarl societyMaacari
Maseari said today however that so sofar 80fae sofar
far as a he knew he had no enemies enemiesamong enemlealftOltC enemiesamong
among the Italians and that th t he has haanever hasnever hasnever
never received any threatening letters lettersMONEY le let tmsMONEY terse terseMONEY
Chilean Minister to London Places
1000000 to Credit of The TheHague TheHague TheHague
LONDON Nov 21 nOne One million dol dollars dollars dollars ¬
lars was w today deposited with the theRothschilds theR9th theRethechilds
Rothschilds R9th ehlld to the order of The Hague Haguearbitration Haguearbitration Haguearbitration
arbitration court by Domingo Gana GanaChilean GanaChilean GanaChilean
Chilean minister to meet the Alsep Alsepclaim AIupclahn Alsepclaim
claim of the United States against againstChile agalntChile againstChile
Chile In case the court finds in favor favorof tavoror favorof
of the claimants claimantsDISTRIBUTION cJalmanLBDISTRIBUTION claimantsDISTRIBUTION
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Boardman BoardmanMrs BoardnMrs BoardmanMrs
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of the he national executive board of the thesociety
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to participate I in a 8 peOtleal p pleat convention een eonaention eonaentionBclving entlon j j jBelieving
Believing the time te 8 rip rlptor for the clti cltizens cltlz citlzos
zens z of the District to It insist e et upon be being beIn being ¬
ing In given a voce in their tJMIrernment government governmentmembers governmentmembers i imemhelll <
members of the Chamber of Commerce Commerceand Commerceand i iand
and Board rt r Trade Tra e today y are discuss discussing dl5cu88Ing discussing ¬
ing a plan to have these organizations organizationshold
hold a Joint session to Dominate two twocandidates twocaJHIhlat twocandidates
candidates caJHIhlat for the th6D i iiagct tgct t opoimfeskmers opoimfeskmersand ceminisloners ceminislonersand inf sloners slonersand
and to present pre ent their tu r names nam te President PresidentTaft PresidentTaft PresidentTaft
Taft TaftThe TaftThe TaftThe
The plan was w suggested following t aowlns the theadoption theadoption theadoption
adoption of o the report of the committee committeeof
of the Chamber of Commerce favoring favoringthe favoringthe favoringthe
the retention of the commission cemml loR form formof tormof formof
of government oernment for the District DistrictIt
It is pointed out that with President PresidentTaft PresidentTart PresidentTaft i
Taft to be informed of t the Chambers Chambersdesire Chambersdesire Chambersdesire
desire for the retention retention of the commis commission commission commission ¬
sion form of government which It Is Isbelieved Isbelieved isbelieved
believed is the desire of the majority majorityof
of the citizens of the District Di8trl t matters matterswould matterswould matterswould
would be simplified by the Chamber Chamberacting Chamberaotlng Chamberacting
acting Jointly with the t e Board of Trade Tradepresenting Tradepre Tradepresenting
presenting pre enUng to the Chief Ie Executive the thenames thenames thenames
names of two persons 8l11Ons who would be bethe bethe bethe
the choice of the greatest number to toOH toOil totill
OH the vacanoles vacan Ies caused bjr the resig resignations rlgnatl6 roalgnationa ¬
nations natl6 of Commissioners Henry B F FMaofarland FMaefallaJld FMacfarland
Maofarland and Henry L West WestThere WestThere VesLThere
There Is a possibility in the tn event of otthe ofthe j
the convention being called the le various variouscitizens variousrIUHIUI variouscitisena
citizens associations u oclaUon and nd othor ot Ol organi organizations organlUona organisations ¬
zations Uona will be asked to participate in init InIt inIt
it se that the selection of two candi candidates oan4lt ctandldatea ¬
dates t may y be made aShfgpreftantative u a epreqQtat1ve as aaJtQtMMevftw asJt aspossible
possible Jt MI i iArrange
Arrange Meeting Meetinghe Majtinm M R
A hetWI Qte QteW1Iflte
W1Iflte m bhel hie helll hel In the WWIart Wfiaxr4Hotdt Vfttr < < mtsirtr Hottrt HottrttOme tYht tYhtseine fct fctsome
some ball > g ge enough lo accommodate accommodateseveral a aeootarnodateseveral 1Itmodate 1Itmodate8fVer1
several fctrd hundred 7 Jed ed persons MI ant ani that sim simultaneously slmultUMIIII simultahreot111 ¬
ultaneously with the selection of twoeacUdtec two twocandidates twoeandidatee
candidates a committee C mmtttee will be ehogen ehogento e o en
to formally forman present their names to Free President Pr PrW FreeIdent ¬
ident W n t Tail TailThe TIIltThe TaftThe
The reasons generally being advanced advancedin
in favor of holding the convention are arefirst areIIntt arefirst
first that President Taft has expressed expressedhimself expre expressedhimself eed eedhhnHlt
himself as desirous de roUI of knowing kno wing at all alltimes allm alltimes
times m the views of the citizens of the theDistrict theDl theDistrict
District Dl rlet upon matters Int afferUncr a4 < < t1nlO them themand t thanand em emand
and that te r naming of two t candidate candidateafor candidatefor candldattor
for Commissioner i by b the Chamber of ofCommerce ofCome ofCommerce
Commerce Come nd Board of Trade rade would wouldmake wouldmake wouldmake
make it possible bIe for him to know whom whomthe WhOMthe whomthe i
the citizens favor most for the posi positions potIIttona positions ¬
tions tionsAnother ttonaAnother tionsAnother
Another object ot ject equally as important importantis
is it aimed at The convention it Is said saidwould sakiwould saidwould
would show the people of the District Dlatrlctbe to tobe tobe
be of one mind regarding the retention retentionof
of the commission form of government governmentand
and if President Taft should take their theirwishes theirwilihes theirwishes
wishes into consideration co ration in the course coursehe cOurAhe coursehe
he may oursue pursue it would establish a abig abig abt
bt big precedent It la J pointed out in favorof favor favorof tavfrof
of of increased increased activity by be citizens citizenstoward clLlzo citizenstoward lii liitoward
toward securing a voice in their gov government government government ¬
ernment ernmentPresident ernmentPresident ernmentPresident
President William F Gude of the theChamber theChamber
the theChamber
Chamber of Commerce today said he hefavored hefavored e efavored
favored the holding holdln of the convention conventionand COnVefttJoRand conventionand
and declared that he believed It greatly greatlywould greatlywould greatlywould
would sk simplify npiify matters as It would wouldbring wouldbring WOuldbring
bring the people to a unit on the theproposition thepropoilltlon e eproposition
proposition propositionI
I think the conventions candidates candidatesshould candldateehould candidatesshould
should have ha the indorsement Indor ement of as lI many manyrepresentative manyrflpre manyrepresentative
representative rflpre entathe citizens associations and andother andother andother
other organizations as possible he hesaid heId hesaid
said Id I believe the he plan is a praetic praetictogether praotleable practicable
able on one a8 It l would bring the people peopletogethPr peopletogether
together In a way never before attempt attempted ¬
ed and the influence of this thl fact alone aloneshould aloneshould aloneshould
should b bt beneficial beneflclalJ
J T Louis IAU Wllltg a member of the theboard theboard theboard
board of directors of the Board of ofContinued otConUnUed ofContinued
Continued on Sixth PageCROSS Page PageOF PageOF
4 fcUimnMiiiaiaiiikM fcUimnMiiiaiaiiikMChapter AMERICAN RED caoss
1909 d dhapter
Chapter Chap o i In ill Amiuti Any ti t ii HIt 1G d < i r rues ruesdoes s sdofs I IdON
dON lierebv exT tXTr express > resti t Its sincere ino jnr < re appre appreriation appreciation appreciation
ciation of the valuable offer 0 < < > of assist asuiatnc 881111tnc assistance
ance nc > in the sale al of the Tied r d Cross CrossChrist CrOMChrlstmsl CrossChristmas
Christmas Christ ma stamps st ups made by The Vaeh Washington VaehIngton VaehIngton ¬
ington Times Tlm s and welcomes w lcornet its co cooperation 0 0ofMratlon
operation In this go KOOfI < xi cause most m mostheartily t thfarUly
heartily heartilyResolved hfarUlyRfIIOlveo heartilyResolveo
Resolved That the offer of assist assistance assistance Ist Istance ¬
ance l be > e accepted accept d with tiiwnks and the thematter theft1att thematter
matter ft1att r referred referr d to the stamp committee committeefoi committeetor
foi further action actionResolved adloRee actionResolved
Resolved Ree lvld tha the secretary aecret ry be Instnictecl In Instruoted u ustnctM
struoted to forward a copy of these theseresolutions theMerolutions theseresolutions
resolutions to th the acting acUD < < manager rnaa ttr of ofTh otIahlllton ofThe
Th The Washington Iahlllton Times TimesThe TlmeeThe TimesThe
The resolution re olution is signed ecl by Arnold ArnoldHague ArnoldHague rnold rnoldHacue
Hague Chairman of the Washington WashingtonChapter 1VashingtunChapter Itln8tun Itln8tunChaptr
Chapter of o the Red Red Cross and assistant assist assistant t tIUlt ¬
ant secretary erltar Mrs M Theodfira Theotl hoodra North NorthIndication NothlcJ NorthMcLaughlin
McLaughlin McLaughlinIndications lcJ hUn hUnIttdlcattloqa
Indication point t to the lit oargo Jar la et sale ssjeIH saleh 1e 1eh
IH h the to htartory h of the District fhi t i yo yr yrMany r rMany
M Many of o the department d 6Ltbnent ateroe stores the U
4 4Feared Feared Three Vessels of ofFrench ofFrench ofFrench
French Navy Are Included Includedin
in Storms Destruction DestructioniIA3SanL DestructionIrrms DestructionAIL
AIL iIA3SanL Irrms JBS HeBv N Nov a J3rweRty J3rweRtys ILTwentyJrrtMng twenty j jff
JrrtMng s t > e to totennn j jteHn
teHn iid 1I4 ff h i t unknown u k town number Jnlmb r otj otjsailors ot otMllors ofsailors
sailors are believed bell to have been beendrowned beendrownftd beendrowned
drowned In a store 8 to torn which is today todaysweeping todayswecplng todaysweeping
sweeping the Mediterranean KedltClirTa from fromPort fr frPort fromPort
Port Said 8 ld to GibraltarTwo Gibraltar GibraltarTwo GtltrltrTwo
Two torpedo beats and aMI a submarine submarineef arl arlat
ef the French Fre eh navy naY are overdue re here hereand hereand ere
and 41 it is feared that they have e been beenlost 1Hten1Mt beenlost
lost lostThe
The steamer ieamer Drague left here just justbefore justbefore t tbefore
before the storm fwr L f + r Dakar FreneL FreneLSenegal JlreneLSeneal FrsnelSenegal
Senegal with 100 aboard and it is isfeared t tteared isfeared
feared that she has h been lost J 4tt off the theAfrlcan theAfrican
African coast coastTAFT couLTAfT coastTAFT
FROM NEW YORK CITY CITYHudsonFulton CITYHudsonFuIto1 CITYHudsonFultolt
HudsonFulton Memorial Token Is IsPresented IsPresented IsPresented
Presented to the thePresident thePr thePresident
President PresidentPresident Pr PresidentPresident ident identPro
President Pro dent Taft and and the members benI of ofhie otIt ofhis
his It Cabinet officially received today todaySOld a agold agold
gold medal from the HudsonFulton HudsonFultonCommission HudtI HudsonPultonCommission n1ulton n1ultonComml
Comml Commission Men for the participation partlclp tlo of the theGovernment theGovernment theGovernment
Government in the big show how at New NewYork NewYork NewYork
York YorkGen YorkGen YorkGen
Gen Stuart L Woodford CoL Henry HenryW Henryw HenryW
W Sackett and Dr Edward H Hall Hallof Hallo IIallof
of o the HudsonFulton Hv onFultoft Commission eommlnlon made madethe madethe de dethe
the pre presentation oetation during the Cabinet Cabinetmeeting Cabinetmeeting Cabinetmeeting
meeting After General Woodford oodtord had hadmade hadmade hadmade
made his speech of presentation reMlttatlon the thePreeklent th thPresident thprWent
President read a reply replyGeneral replyGeneral i iGeneral
General Woodford rood ford will sail for forEurope forEurope for6urope
Europe within the next week to present presentsimilar p presentsimilar t tlmlJar
similar medals to the rulers of the OMan countries OMantries eeuntrles ¬
tries which sent warships to the cele celebration celebration celebratlon ¬
bration bratlonSTAMPS brationSTAMPS brationSTAMPS
Sale Will Be Begun Thanks Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Thanksgiving ¬
giving All Over Overthe OverI Overthe
I the City CityPoBtofrtce Cityi CityFoetoffice
PoBtofrtce and other public ubUe 3Uc L Lwill DuIkIW DuIkIWwill buildings buildingswill
will have booths Tho TlMtnme Th Tiroes imes COOINMUJ COOINMUJilnn co colion coopenrtinn
lion assures the t pacing of stamps IiUk IiUkstill nt ntstill hi histill
still other otn r localities anJ altogether the theentire UtenUre theentire
entire District Di Strict l will be thoroughly uov uovtrtd ov ovt
trtd t ect IK n the 1M 111I campaign aunpta < gm gmAt
i At t the temporary heads Vadquarters adtluartens uarters oC the thelied theHfd theRed
lied Cross Society tor Washington Washington at atroom atroom t tloom
room MB of the Corcoran far loran building bullt1ln the theLulf theIulf theirtlf
Lulf a million stamps to fce sold between be between bet ¬
tween t November 2 2ft and Christmas are areinlng areling uebln
ling bln divided into strips stripsI stripscontaining containing contalnin containing flvo flvos flvotatnpa o oI
I s Sllnptl LSI ops each Mrs Theodore North NorthMe NorthMeI N rthMc rthMcLaughlin Mc McLaughlin
Laughlin Mrs W V J Roardrnan and andMrs andAt andMrs
Mrs At rI William Ball Bailey y are in charge of the thoureliminary th thlIre thehreiiminary
I ureliminary lIre hreiiminary Um InIo steps to the sal sale Ie of the theChristmas theChri theChristmas
Christmas Chri tmu stamps stampsThe atampeThe tampeI
I The sale of the WMOO Christmas ChntmaIJstamlM Christmasstamps
stamps will 111 net the Red Cross Z000 Z000whkh 6000 6000which
whkh will be used in constructing a Itnew anew
I new building at the tubercrius tub tu rcjioeis amp ampI ampYear
I Last ant year the local society o lty secured securedUOM
I UOM JJOO through the he sale e of these vtampsbut stampsbut stamps ItmIMlobut
but it is thought a thorough organisa organisation orpntaalion organisation ¬
tion will enable the lIKdet o < letv to sell ell half halfa
a million as II easily eII this year as s MOOOo MOOOolast e100eoulast fJO fJOlaat
last year r Only a limited Hmtt l number of ofthe orthe ofthe
the beautiful Red Cross postal cards will wiltbe willbe wtltbt
be offered for sal sale this > rar rarOlrJe carOlrs rarGlre
OlrJe under the directions dlreetl ne of Mrs MrsBoaraman Jf JfBoardmAn MrsBoardman
BoardmAn and Mrs McLaughlin will willsell willHII willsell
sell these x tamps tam in the stores the theoffices theneIIiPAJHI thenewspaper
newspaper offices om and several banks banksfor bAakI bankswhich
W which bleh have ve indlcat indicated tbet their r wmln willingness willingnessto n nto
I to aasist I hi the campa catspaln f for < < lItO more rUM rUMrOt tunds tundsfor
for Red Cross work The a stamps stare wilt wiltbe
1 be on sain aJtt first next F Friday Morning morning
Captain of Boat Arriving at atNew atNew atNew
New York Says YachtWas Yacht YachtWas YachtWas
Was at San Juan JuanNEW JuanNEW JuanNEW
NEW YORK Nov 23 23W1en When the theJt theez theLIenlon
LIenlon Jt eajnec ez I La tejtestbatfc baeit atsk arrbiadJieretpday arrbiadJieretpdayJttra arrtB4ber ar ert ay ayItOm y ym
Jttra m Ssn4 Seot sJ J0f3i e h Psrte PrtoRft1ier RWBTher er ert erreported c t ilaln ilalnreported n nr
reported r ted that Col John Jacob AstOrS Astersyach AstOrS1iob Astorsrash
rash yach 1iob Xournvahal J was in San Juan har harbor barbor harbor ¬
bor when she sailed for this city elt one oneweek oneweek oneweek
week ago Monday
This Th report shows s2 ows that the therltmors therltmorsthat Amors Amorsthat mors morsthat
that the Astor yacht met with disaster
in the recent West W Indian hurricane hurricanewere hUrrIcanewere hurricanewere
were probably unfounded unfoundedGUESTS unfoundedGUESTS unfoundedGUESTS
BY SPECIAL TRAIN TRAINArrangements TRAINArrangements TRAINArrangements
Arrangements Made for Ceremonies Ceremon Ceremonies Ceremon Ceremonies ¬
ies at Opening of Bebliner BeclinerInfirmary BeblinerInfirmary BeblinerInfirmary
Infirmary InfirmaryA
A special train raln over the Baltimore and andOhio andOhio andOhio
Ohio leaving Washington at S oclock oclockSaturday oclockSaturday oclockSaturday
Saturday afternoon will be provided providedto
to carry the Invited Jro Y1ted fr guests ae > eets tAI to Washing Washington Wuhlngton Washington ¬
ton Grove to attend the opening of the theBerliner theHerliner theBerliner
Berliner Memorial InOrmary InOrmaryGen InOrmalJGeR IntlrrnaryGen
Gen George M Sternberg U S A Ait AIt Ait
it is announced will receive r cele the build building buildIng building ¬
ing for the directors of the sanatorium sanatoriumEmlte sanatoriumEmUe sanatoriumEmile
Emlte Berliner the donor of the In Infirmary 111ftrmary tiiflrmary ¬
firmary which ie a memorial to his hisfather histather hisfather
father will make an address addressOther adrlr6S5Other addressOther
Other speakers will be Commissioner CommissionerHenry CommissionerHenry CommissionerHenry
Henry B F Macfarland who will pre preside preside preside ¬
side and the Rev John Van van Schalck Jr JrNAGEL JrNAGEL JrNAGEL
Secretary S cretary of Commerce and Labor LaborRevokes LaborRevokes I IRevokes
Revokes Order of Former FormerAssistant FormerAssi FormerAssistant
Assistant Assi tant McHarg McHargSecretary 11cHargI McHargSecretary
Secretary Nagel of the Department Departmentof
I of Commerce and Labor has revoked revokedthe revokedthe revokedthe
the order of Acting Secretary McHarg MoHarg1suspending McHargsuspending
suspending from office Superintendent SuperintendentFrsnk SuporlntendentFnnk SuperintendentFrank
Frank W Perkins and reducing In rank rankJohn rankJohn rankJohn
John J Gilbert of the Coast and Geodetic Geode Geodetic G8QdeSurvey ¬
tic Survey and the men will resume resumetheir resumetheir me metheir
their places at once onceIn onceIn onceIn
In the opinion of the Secretary S cretary the ac action sctiptt c cI ¬
I tion U n taken by Mr McHarg was to tosevere tofivere tofbwere
severe fbwereMRS severeMRS fivereMRS
Wife fife of Clerk in War far Department Departmenti DepartmentClaims DepartmentClaims
i Claims Inadequate InadequateSupport InadequateSupport InadequateSupport
Support SupportSuit SupportSuit SupportSuit
Suit for separate maintenance w was waAIiftled wastiled jg jgtiled
tiled in the District Supreme Court to today todAY today ¬
day by Mrs In Amourette AI ourette J T Powell Powellagainst Powellalralnt Powellagainst
against Herbert Groves Powell a clerk clerkin clerkIn clerkin
in the War Department DepartmentThe Departm DepartmentThe It ItThe
The couple were married March It
1903 1 and d lived at XttS Pennsylvania ave avenue avenue avenue ¬
nue Mrs Powell asserts rt that her he husband hus hueband
band attempted to induce her to sign > > sft a apaper aIper apaper
paper that they could not live happily happilytogether happilyto y ytOIifther
together to ether because of incompatibility IncofttJt8UbtlftySIlO
Sun SIlO also states that since Inee Octpber Oct ber berher tt tti 1 1her
i her husband who receives recelves1t ° a salary Iar of ofj
j 1066 1 per annum has h contributed but butIi butI
16 I toward ber support supportGIVES supportGIVES upportGIVES
R1BGGIO Italy Nov MS C Wilson Wleonhas Wilsonlias WJl on onbaa
baa delivered to the Italian govern government g government n nment ¬
ment the home for aged a sufferers lIerelll from fromthe tromtho frontthe
the earthquake which whl whir l WOK as built with withthe withthe withthe
the funds Cllnd provided by the American AmericanRed AmericanRed
Red Cross CrossChewing ero CrossCkewing I
i iChewing
I Chewing tobacco li a luxury lutu that every everyman 6VWYman everyman
man mny mft enjoy enjo Piser Piper Haldtieek H dilteok oham ohamIt8Gn ohampegne
It8Gn 1I11or plu plug 1a the b bes S dVt
Home Destroyed by FlamesDuring Flames FlamesDuring FlamesDuring
During the Early Morn Morning Morning Morning ¬
ing Hours HoursWIFE HoursWIFE HoursWIFE
Veteran V et ran Leaders Leade s Demise Will Be BeHe BeHeavy
Heavy He vy Blow to Democrats Dem Democratsin crats cratsin
in Congress Congresset CongresaBUTLER CongressBUTLER
BUTLER BUTLER Mo Nov 23 23Repre 23Representative 23Representative Repre Representative ¬
sentative David A De Armond and andhis andhis andhis
his grandson Monte were W re burned burnedto burnedto burnedto
to death in their home at Butler ButlerMo ButlerMo ButlerMa
Mo early today todayFire todayFire todayFire
Fire was discovered in Represen Representative Representative Representative ¬
tative De Armonds home about 3 3oclock 3oc1ock 3oclock
oclock by Mrs De Armond She Sheheard Sheheard Sheheard
heard her grandson screaming screamingDe
De Armond and his grandson grandsonslept grandsonslept grandsonslept
slept on the third floor MrsDe Ar Armond Armond Armond ¬
mond was on the second She rush rushed rushed rushed
ed from the house in her night nightclothes nightclothes nightclothes
clothes to call help bit fainted out outside ootside olitside ¬
side the door doorSOW doorSON doorSON
James De Armond a son of the theCongressman theCongressman theCongressman
Congressman who lives across the thestreet thestreet thestreet
street attempted to enter the thehouse thehouse thehouse
house to o save sav his father but the theflames thefiaFles theflames
flames fiaFles were burning so fiercely fierce fiercethat tiercethat
that he heWaBr wa8v wasS ° restrained st1aIned byihls Ql 11 hlrr wire wireanti wlf wlfand wlteand
and neighbor who ho Bed lathered gathered
When Mi WIS De Armond beard Monte Montecream Montscream Montescream
scream she rushed ru toward the room to tosave tove tosave
save ve her husband hu bM and tie toy bo ho She Shehas Shlhas Shehas
has been in ill health and was not notstrong notstrong notstrong
strong enough to make her way against ngatnetthe againstthe galnfl galnflthe
the flames and aB smoke Her cte daughter tMWghterh4Rrd daughterheard ghter ghterheard
heard her scream eree and ran to 0 aM IfI her herMrs herMrs herMrs
Mrs De Armond when w1le both found it itImpose itImpo itimpossible
Impo impossible Impose l We to enter Cet the room 1O 1ft van to toget togot toget
get help helpJust helpJuet helpJuet
Juet Justshe asg she sterApred et tlt of the house houseBUTLER hou houseshe e eS
she S e fainted faintedMrs faJ faintedMrs tec1 tec1rs
Mrs rs Clarke who was alee aI o IK I th thhouse the thebou thehones
house bou e endeavored t w reach rea her helpless helplessfather Jtelplessfather helplessfather
father It was owiy 011II afier artier she s e had had been beenseverely beenely beenseverely
severely ely burned bar tWshe that site gave gve u Ullhel up her ef effort etfort effort ¬
fort Then De Armonds An oRds son S R tried trterTto trierto triedto
to eater the noose house but was held by byneighbors byneighbors byneighbors
neighbors who saw that it would Id mean meancertain mancertain meancertain
certain death to eater the building then thenI thenlike thenlike
I like a furnace furnaceRepresentative furnaceRepr furnaceRepresentative
Representative Repr ntaUv8 De Armond was the theoldest 1hfoldeat theoldest > >
oldest Democrat In the House In point pointof pointof t tor
of service serviceDEMOCRATS serviceDEMOCRATS Ice IceDEMOCRATS
The death of o Representative Repre entthe De Ar Armend Armolld Armand
mend takes from the Democratic Democr Uc side sideIts sld sldIts sideits
Its best seasoned 8C8 Ofted veteran In acknow acknowledged acknowledged acknowledged ¬
ledged leadership Only four men had hartserved hadserved hadserved
served longer continuously eonUnuou lr than De BeArmond DeI DeArmond
I Armond and aH of them Republicans RepublicansCannon RepubUeansCannon RepublicansCannon
Cannon Bingham Payne and Dalzell DalzellOn DalzellOn DadzeliOn
On the Democratic side there was wasnone wasnone wasnone
none of longer service than De Armond Armondand Armondand Attendand
and but two Livingston of Georgia Georgiaand Georgiaand Georgiaand
and Jones of Virginia who had served servedso
so long Of the three De Armond III taseasily IIIeasily 3 3easily
easily the leader leaderHe leaderHe leaderHe
He was w probably the foremost par parliamentarian prUamentarlan parliamentarlan ¬
liamentarian on the Democratic side of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the chamber and a a devout supporter aunootterof supporterof
of the radical Democracy Dem uacy The fact factthat tactthat factthat
that the Democratic floor leadership leadershipnever leAdershipRev leadershipnever
never Rev went to him was accounted for forby forby forby
by the fact that despite his signal signalabilities signalablUU signalabilities
abilities ablUU and long service he had an anexceedingly anexceedingly anexceedingly
exceedingly caustic tongue and ltd spared sparednobody sp sparednobody red red110body
nobody when he laid about Mm to tochastise tochU tochastise
chastise chU friend or foe Democrat or Re Republican P Ppublican Fpu
publican pu lkan He had many admirers but butbecause butMeautl4l butbecause
because of his bitterness bitterlHl tot so many manyfriends man manr manyfriends
friends friendsWilliam r friendsWilliam L LVnUam
William Jennings J nnlnp Bryan an was WIL one o ohis 0 0h ohis
his h most devoted admirer as De Ai Aimond AIJnfncI Aintond
mond was from the beginning of Bryans Bryanspolitical Bryan JlryanUtlcal Bryanpolitical
political Utlcal career ca a A persistent pfsIste xt xtsupporter s supporter supporterof ip ortr ortrof r
of t the Nebraskan They Tb y Ygrew entered te Con Contocether lOIlt
grew together t OrfIt her In iaL i Bryan was muci mucianvtnin mUClt much muchthe
t the fl younger man but there wu near nearanything neH neHanvthinC
anvtnin anything like rtralry between ween themIn them themIn themIn
In In the House Bryans Bryan career careersbort Ia IasbtHt if as asshort
short but brilliant he had madecareer made ad ada himself himselfa I melf melfa
a national figure long before De Alm A AftUond AftUondhad nond nondhad ond ondhad
had risen to distinction in the Hous HousBut Ho HoBut us usBut
But Bryan r reegnMedlA gnhMrf to him the very veryqualities rqualities r rquaUtte8
qualities that later won a on wider wes weshim appro apprattr APpret11c
ttr 1 1c > 1I nBefore 1IBefore
1Before Before coming to Congress con Mr 1 De D Dmond Ar Armond Arend ¬
mond end had bean be a Statrfsewater State senator tor and cir cirof c clrcult I Icull
cull cult jU Judas In Missouri and cotnmieeloner cotnmieelonerof cotamiftl ner nero
of o th the > State tttt supreme U fth court courtDe courtDe courtDe
De Armond was an uncompromising uncompromisingradical vncoaapromt uncompromleingradical lng lngradical
radical and he always alwa viewed with sus susI BUSpicton susiciom
I nicion picton iciom any Democrat Dem erat who maintained in inublican tntlmate in1imate
tlmate 1imate personal relations with the Re ReubUean Republicam
publicam ublican leaders leAd while at the same sampera sametime
rime time aspiring pariit to leadership 4enblp On th the Demo DemocraUc Democratic
era craUc tic side d He made mad a lifelong fight fightagainst fightap1nt fightagainst
against the ReedCnnon rules ml of the theHouse theHouse theHouse
House and was one of the most mo t expert expertcritics expNtcrltles expertcritics
critics of those rules rulesHe rule ruleHe rulesHe
He pressed his h fight year after yearaeaaien year yaarision U UIolt
aeaaien ision Iolt after session without any BY ap aprent appaNnt apparent <
parent rent results but t In the he last l t Congress Congresssaw Cengre Congresshe g ghe
he saw that at test at public UcoDblJQa opinion o had hadcome tad tadeome
come to his support Ha pares tromthe trom tromthe fromthe
the scene een thus tragically at the th very V verytime l lUm
I time Um when victory sot l in his lifelong Iifel ng battle battleeeems battl8HlJUI battleseems
eeems approacnmsr aroO approaohlug4 Jr

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