Newspaper Page Text
ABILENE WEEKLY REFLECTOR, ABILENE, KANSAS, NOVEMBER 10, 1010.
LATHAM SAILED - OVER BALTIMORE He" Covered 25 . Miles Minutes. in 42 THE INCENTIVE $5,000 PRIZE For $500 Additional He Mad Dttour to' Enable Millionaire In f i.'.' valid to See the Aeroplane. - .' Baltimore, Not. 8. for. the benefit " of Ron Wlnana, a wealthy Invalid, who wanted to lee an aeroplane flight '' and wbo paid 1500 for the privilege, . Hubert Latham made a short detour - Id hl flight over Baltimore. Wlnana ' was unable to leave bla home, and aa hia home was oil the route o( the ,- flight he offered Latham $500 to come within hia range of vision. Curving - round the Belvedere hotel, he flew to about the line of Calvert street, and there, some 2.000 feet In the air, per formed a series of evolutions for the . benefit of Mr; Winans. ' ' - i Lathaam accomplished a flight of Jiearly 25 jnilea, About half of It over : Baltimore, and established a new i record for over-city flight. The Incen tlve was a prize of 11,000 offered by the Sun and the Evening Sua for a . trip over a prescribed route from and returning to the aviation field. He . varied hia altitude from 400 to 2,000 feet, and had to contend with wind . blowing from aeven to It milea as ' hour. He used - his 50-horsepower Antoinette and was In the air 42 minutes. - All the tall buildings In the down town section were availed of by thou i. sands who aought viewpoints to wit ness the flight of the airman, and by - noon every rooftop waa black with people. At 12 o'clock the whole city seemed to stop work and began watch Ing. Some minutes later word csme that Latham bad started. 'Borne by the breeze,' which aided him greatly, Latham flew straight for 'Fort McHenry, and when almost di rectly over It he curved and heading In a northwestern direction steered for the crowded "grand elands," In the akyscraper district. Arriving over Baltimore street, near Calvert street, be made another turn and was off for Patterson Park. - . Hia trip to Patterson Park was a brief One and soon he was beaded northwest for Druid Hill Park. Here he met with head winds, and circling the adge of the park, turned toward : Tories street. . After making the de tour he headed for the skyscraper di- trfot again. Over the Sun building he ' wheeled westward and near the edge of the city bore away southweBt for the aviation' Held. SETTLE TUM$TERS STRIKF ONLY A FEW MINOR POINT RE . MAIN TO BE ADJUSTED. Those Will Be Arranged at Confer enee Called by Mayor Gaynor The Men Win Moat Points. New York, Not. 5. Mayor Gaynor! plana for a aettlement of the express men's strike are to bear fruit to-da when the mayor will meet Francis C Bangs, representing the companlei and William H. Aahton and Valentlm Hoffman, representing the strikers tc take up some minor points of the wage scale. Thia It waa aald la all that re mains to be- done Before a complett agreement la reached. Every othei Issue waa aettled at a conference ar ranged and attended by the mayor Mr. Bangs,, who Is general counsel foi the Adama Express company, spoke for the employers, the men being rep resented by their conference commit tee. When the conference was at an end announcement was made at the head quartre of the International Brother hood of Teamsters that only the dell nltlon of certain wage demands re malned for this meeting. Every lm portant demand of the men, It was re ported, was acceded to. AGAIN REVOLUTION STIRS HONDURAS Gunboat Princeton Rushing . Amapala. for ALASKA LANDS ARE WITHDRAWN The President Will Permit No Mor - . Entries Until Congress Can Give the Matter Consideration, r Washington, Nov. 5. By order ol President Tatt all the Alaska oil lands are to be withdrawn from settlement thus putting them on the same footing with the coal lands of Alaska; all ol which have been withdrawn with tht exception of those that-were lorat.ee prior to ' 1508. There are known areas of oil pro Auction in Alaska but there has yeet no survey so that these cannot be lo cated by definite withdrawal. Untl definite surveys can be made and dlf ferent methods of disposition of bott oil and coal lands can be made th president thinks It advisable to with draw them until congress can give the vubject consideration. ' KEEPING THE LID ON .SPAIN INSANE PERSONS ESCAPE FIRE The 600 Patients at Brandon, Man., ," Were Huatled Out Jnto a Storm When Building Caught Firs. - Brandon, Man., Nov. 5 In the pierc ing cold of a chilly November night 600 patlenta of the asylum for the In sane huddled together In sheds and barns aa the result of a Are that de stroyed the asylum. The asylum was a mile and a half northeast of town and. despite the fa'(t that an early alarm was given, It waa an hour before the fire department had reached the scene" and by that time the building was almost a total loss and burned to the ground. Immediately It was seen that the fire had gotten beyond control, the asylum staff, released the patients and by per suasion and threats headed them out of the building In squads. Men, women and children were huddled together in every available out building, but enough of them had sense to realize the awful fate they had escaped and assisted In quieting those who were raving dangerously. - A few seemed to recover thel senses -through the shock, but It feared they will again lose their mlnde when the excitement Is over. To add to the horrors of the situa tion, a blizzard was blowing at the time, but despite this, several thou rand people went out to the scene and rendered what assistance they could and practically every Inmate waa in afoty. GEN. VALLADERES THE CAUSE He Haa Depoaed Governor of Amapala and Again Bet Himself up Legal and Military Authority. Washington, Not. S. The United States gunboat Princeton waa ordered to Amapala, Honduras, where Oen. Jose Maria Valladerea Is reported to be maltreating Americana and other foreigners, , Another revolution Is on in Hon duras. The Princeton la rushing up the coast of Central America for the Pacific seaport of Honduras, where Gen. Valladerea has deposed the gov ernor of the port and Is in oontrol. Several weeka ago Gen. Valladerea surrendered the office of governor of Amapala which is an Island off the Hondnran coast. His cruel treatment of foreigners prompted the United States to send the gunboat Princeton to the port. When It arrived the gov ernor surrendered hia post and Jour neyed to the capital of Honduai to consult with the president, Davilla. Quiet waa seemingly restored add the gunboat Princeton left for Panama City. The atate department has received an urgent dispatch from United States Minister McCreery stating that Oen. Valladerea had depoaed the new governor. Gen. Callxto Cartas, sending him to the mainland In an open boat. Gen. Valladeres alsd Issued a mani festo announcing the Hondnran gov ernment as "weak and unworthy." And declaring that as it waa controlled by foreigners he would establish himsell as the legal and military authority In Amapala. Upon receipt of the dis patch, tha elate department requested "navy d6lartment to , order the Princeton to return. A SHOT ENDS A MAI HUNT MARTIN ROLLINS KILLED HIM ELF NEAR CARUTHERSVILLE. Ht Had Murdered 1S-Yar-Old Girl : Had Been Pureed Three Daya by i n Bloodhounds. Carutheravllle, Mo., Not, 4. Martin Rollins, who. shot and killed It-year old Annie Auatln here Monday when she refused to elope with him, com mitted suicide here In tha barn of hit former employer, a short distance from where the tragedy occurred. For the laat three days and nights he had been followed by bloodhoundt brought from Dyersburg, Tenn., and hundreds of armed men, but It aeemt that the dogs have always been from three to six hours behind the fugitive, whose powers of endurance were re markable. Rollins came to the home of Max well, where be had worked previous to the killing, and demanded food, which was given him. - He told Max well then that he had come to die but Maxwell understood him to mean that he would die fighting. At the first opportunity Maxwell sent word to the town of Steele, where an aired posse soon started for Maxwell's. Arriving there the posemen found Rollins had taken refuge In the barn. When they began closing In on him he shot him self. ; , Coroner Crowe and about 100 men from here went to the scene and held an Inquest, resulting In a verdict of "death by hia own hand." Engine No. 26 JEANNETTE WALOEN (Copyright, by Associated literary Frees.) THE CHICAGO STRIKFRS RIOTING Is RAILROADS GRANTED REBATES That la the Charge Against Hocking Valley and 28 Indictments Have . Been Returned. Toledo, : O., Nov. S. The federal grand Jury which haa been considering cuaraeB 01 reunciug nuunieu an in dictment of 28 counts against the Hocking Valley railroad and an In dictment of nine counts against the Sunday Creek Coal company with headquarters at Columbus. Each count against the Hocking Valley Railroad company charges concessions grant ed to and discriminating in favor of the Sunday Creek Coal company aa against, competing companies, all In violation ,of the Interstate commerce law. The counts against the Sunday Creek Coal company charge It with ac cepting these concessions In viola tion of the Interstate commerce law. The government charges that, the Hocking Valley granted the 8unday Creek Coal company unlimited credit for their freight bills while the com peting coal companies were denied credit. . - - COMPLAINS Of POSTMASTERS Gen. Weyler With 15,000 Troops Or - dared to Prevent Revolutionary ... - , Demonstration at Barcelona. ' . Madrid, Nov. 5. A serious clash It expected if the Sabadell strikers carrj Ch,mp c,,rk A,isrt, 8om ,',,. seuri are Perniciously Active Politically. Washington, Nov. J. Charged with pernicious political activity, half a do ten postmasters at small places In Missouri ana under Investigation by tha pottoffice department on tele graphic complaints made by Repre sentative Champ Clark, Democratic leader of tha house. Mr. Clark complained that the post masters, all In relatively amall towns, were working against hia relectloa. The names of the oflcea s perilled la tha complaints were withheld -by ta department nit their threat to march on Barcelona -foe government win reinforce th forces of Gen. Weyler, captain genera of Catalonia, with 15,000 soldiers anc will attempt to prevent at ail hazardi the proposed manifestation. Anarchistic Iterator urging a revo ration la being distributed througbou Ilarcelona province-. -V . The government asserts that th revolutionary leaders are trying to In lame the masses of the workmen NO GAMBLING AT. HOT SPRINGS A New Prosecuting Attorney Hat Caaaed the Sporting Men to .Chang Their Plana. . 1 i Hot Springs,- Art, Nov. 7. Tei Richard, tha weetera sporting mat who cam her to astabUsh a Caaiac has abandoned the scheme. Rickarc laid plana to erect a club hous tc ""rape re with Saratoga la I la palm daya bat Hot Spring surrudered IU common law license Saturday to bni tst Mont Carte. Ta Ud la oa. Tse u rrroeecnllnj attorney. J. B. Woods, elected o tht reform platforas, gav formal sotlcs te lb porting fraternity to well dewy tie b.ade aad close the "clubs." Thh has hwa do and Hot Springe wiii U tejrt!tg clipa, . NORMAN MASS SURRENDERED Former President of Washlnatea Ct- lg Will a Tried for Fraudulent Uae of-Mall. - Boatoa. Not. I. Tbo Rev. Norman Plata, formerly president of Wash college, Topeka, until two mem Iks ago the head of tha Badeemakl Invest ment company of this city, aurrcad- red to th federal aufcortiie aad pleaded mot guilty to a warrant charg rag aim with th dm of Us mails la a eebeme to defraud. Aa boar after a mmnirmi her a waa released aa IJ. ball, s4 !tg a - : a by tht federal $ rd Jory am k. - i Sixty Partrolmen with Drawn Re Vplvera Charged Garment Workera Who Had Wrecked a Factory. Chicago, Nov. 3. Memorlea of the days of the Haymarket riot were re called In Chicago's streets for a brief time when S. K. Healy, an inspector, and a squad of 60 patrolmen with re volvers, charged several thousand atriklng garment workera who were rioting on the West Side. One patrol man was stabbed, 15 rioters were In jured severely and 25 strikers and sympthizers were arrested in the fight which threatened to get beyond police control. This waa the most serious outbreak aince the beginning of the strike. The trouble occurred at the plant of A. Lott ft Co. Before the police arrived th strikers had broken all the win dows In the large building occupied by th clothing manufacturers, had driv en at rlke breakers out and carried a large number of sewing machines In to the streets, where the machines were destroyed. CHICAGO TEACHERS IN SESSION Northern Illinois Association Discuss Matters Pertaining to Their Call ingVisiting in Afternoon. Chicago, No. 4. The place of con creat materials in regular school work and the best ways of using them Is the general topic for discussion at the meeting of the Northern Illinois Teachers' association which began this morning In Mandel hall, Univer sity of Chicago. President E. M. Rich ardson of Chicago Helghta was In the chair and the program was opened by papera by Prof. C. A. Bennett of Pe oria, Superintendent T. A. Mott of Richmond. Ind., and Prof. C. A. McMur ry of De Kalb. In the afternoon the members of the association were given the opportunity of visiting the Art In stitute, Die Field Museum, the Pull man car shops, the University ele mentary schcel, the Parker practice school of the Chicago Normal, and the school of education museum. To night the president delivers his ad dress and Prof. .1. Paul Goode will give an Illustrated lecture on the har bors of Europe. THE CHINESE PIG TAIL MUST GO "It wasn't a flirtation!" declared Es telle, her strong. Independent chin lifting disdainfully. "I waa compelled to stand there and wait for th train to croaa the trestle. It was running rather slowly, and I looked right Into tha cab letore I thought Th en gineer, In a very dignified and respect ful manner raised bla cap." "What did you dot" quizzed Noona Bray ton. 'I did tha only thing possible, un der the circumstances," defended K telle, a alight flush enlivening th i olive of her cheeka. "I acknowledged hia courteay." Nona Brayton'a laugh rippled out In tantalizing merriment. ' What are you laughing at?" Es- telle's dark eyea looked a narrow and 1 keen reproof at her friend, through the silken Tell of their lashes. I "At th aucceaa of your isolation scheme," giggled the Impish Nona, i "You Insist upon farming yourself put. In this unheard-of place, where there are only a piece of a houae, a barn, and a corner store, and on train a day, to escape th Importunities of so ciety especially th masculine contin gent; and It Isn't three days" "You ar terribly atlly, Nonie, It you Imagine I would stand on th trestle and hold my breath, waiting for recog nition from a train hand. Besides, I never pretend to olalm any attention as directed to ma when Sagwa la along." fine stooped and patted th beautiful pointer lying at her feet, "He waa apeaking to you, wasn't ha, Sagwa?' "Well, I'm almoat afraid you're hopelesa, Eetelle," deplored Nona, "But I foresee a aequel, nevertheless." After this prediction, Nona, waa aa HE WAS AlllTI-GRAFT REFORMER But His Official Acts Landed Him in Prlaon for Forgery and Embezzlement. An Imperial Edict Requlrea That all Foreign Representatives of China Get Hair Cut at Once. Pekln, Nov. 4. There waa conster nation In official circles when aa im perial edict was announced command ling all representatives of China In foreign countries to sever their queues Immediately. Thia meana that every Chinese ambassador, minister and counsul or consular agent must obey the order, which states that it la "effective Immediately." The edict la believed to be only the forerunner of another commanding all Chinese to follow suit, entailing auch a wholesale haircut as the world baa never before witnessed. jiw ottta 7 I fcr jm OLitnvea I I sir mttf atvte Wabash, Ind., Nov. 5. Ore White neck, the only Democratic official elected to office In Wabaah county In 50 yeara waa surrendered to the sheriff by his bondsmen and pleaded guilty to embezzlement as county surveyor. He waa sentenced to prison for from one to five yeara. Whlteneck was elected i In a county normally Republican by 2,000, aa a "reform and anti-graft" candidal. H was accused of forging vouchers and pocketing the money. He waa ar rested on nine charges of forgery and one of embezzlement. He pleaded guilty to embezzlement of I,000 Whlteneck waa defeated for re-election and then named city engineer. Later the embezzlements were discovered He then resigned aa city engineer. Minnesota Republican. St Paul. Minn., Not. I. Minnesota will elect a full Republican state ticket beaded by Got. Eberhart, eight Republican congressmen aad on Democrat Hammond of the second district. Oa the question of county option, which Is th closeat and most bitter fight being waged la the slat. tier will be a very eloa count Iowa Tsachers at Dea Molnea. Dea Moines, la., Nov. 4. Three not able addresses were delivered this morning before the Iowa State Teach er' association, by the 8tate Super intendent John F. Rlgga, John S. Col lin of St Louis and Henry Wallace of Dea Moines. Tonight comes the big event of the meeting, the address by Col. Theodore Roosevelt, wbo will speak on "American Ideals." This will be preceded by a band concert. C?AR VISITS EMPEROR WILLIAM Royal Political Conference Was Held Streets Wert Banked With Soldiers. PattM Fight White -Plagu. Chicago, Not. 1 Dr. Arthur" Ed wards announced th gift of 1200,090 by James A. Patten, former board of trad operator, to found a chair of xperlmeatta) pathology la th North-J wester university medical school I Tha purpose la chiefly study aad ex Berlin, Not. 6. A royal political conference of International importance waa held at Potsdam by Emperor Wll Ham and Czar Nicholas of Russia To eaar arrived at Potsdsm early in the day and waa met with a ceremonious welcome. Troops and secret govern meat agenta filled the streets. About the railroad depot th soldiers were Biassed so thickly that apectatora were unable to get wltbla eye-ilght of the royal guests. Emperor WUIIsm met the czar and there waa an affectionate greeting be tweea them. Both thea entered a carriage and were quickly driven to th palao. Th streets through which th carriage paaaed were banked with aoldiera with uncovered arms. A Shed and Thirty Haras Burned. Lesvenwerth, Kan., Nor. (.A shed pert stent with tuberculosis and pa eoatalalng 4f boras la a grading monla. Mr. Bryan Hunter and Farmer. Aastia, Tx-. Nov. t Ta atato gam ward baa Isaoed a hunting If ens to William J. Bryan, wa wiu ar rive at bis farm Bear Mlssioa, la th lower Rio Grant va ley. November 22. Mr. Bryaa will apend several week there, euliiaUg th Uad sad stoat Ir a tick. He tat Just lalsbed Mid t r bami em ta fan. camp north of Fort Laaveaworth aear Klckapoo Burned. Th fir started la la bay la th middle of the abed Only 19 of the horse were saved. Killed tea Ul at Atlantis City. Atlantic City, H. J, Nor. I. Th rat aea Haa ever killed la th water la thia Tfrialty w elaia by a large party la boat beadod by ta giaar at th Vewtsor City waterworks. much elated as she was mystified and dunifounded to aee her dignified friend overleap her reserve one evening, by suddenly lifting her baud to wave a fluttering felt of lace-edged linen In the face of the passing train. Eetelle and her dog were standing at the edge of a alough at quite a dis tance from the trestle, wondering how tbey should get across. Nona, far in the rear, hastened to overtake them, 1 in exultant jibe ready on her lips. But ' she found her friend bent over the dog, I stroking his silken balr with that deep thoughtfutness which she had learned not to disturb t Estclle lookeJ up and read the ques tioning In Nona'a eyea. "You are shocked?" ahe half Inter rogated. "So am I; It'a auch a com mon thing to do. But he took me so byeurprlse. I wasn t thinking of the train at all Juit happened to look up, and my acknowledgment waa abso lutely spontaneous." Then Nona danced In glee. "He's your fate!" ahe chanted, pointing a tragic finger. - "No doubt, ke baa a llltl wlfey and a neat of young rallroadera at borne,1 Eetelle retorted. "Furthermore, he haa a peculiar dignity and, I think, a good physique, though I didn't see him very clearly. I really don t mind confessing, Nona, If th mea I know were tike that, sever should have run away.' Nona contra ued to firs etgnlflcanc to the Incident a the two girls walked back la th Jan twilight to the farm house where they were staying. . "I declare to you, there I aa ele ment of dtatlay lurking In these part." Bh suddenly rumpled her pompadoar and gased at the myriads of I rentes dancing over th sward. "Cassandra say that thia Strang haa Bamg will bear fruit aaoa." "Oa. yoa silly child," ridiculed Ee telle. "I (hall not go Bear th tracks aaala ha the evsaUg. My dog Is too eoasplcaona." Neaa waa aot store surprised than pleated, warn, a week ar so later, a well crooned, athletic aad Moad waag ataa areata tod hlaaasU oa Sun day at tha tariaoaae,aahiBg for atlas Batata May. n wa Meal's ararlaat aat? ta tad sVtl aad detrrar ta cars, avaa with wa sarihalaa, "Kagteear, X. ff. & Passenger No. II," nothing mores. Estell waa lounging la th sumsae Bona, dressed on a simple pink frock; with a volume of Browning in fear to "The Impertinence," she cried, wtUs a flash of her dark eyea, aa ahe glaaoaA. at th card. "He Mined very respectful," pleaaV ad Nona, aasumlng a fine seriousness. "Ha probably wants to get your ad vice on tha railroaders' atrike, ar something of that sort you must re member tha little wlfey and tha Beat of" "Tell Urn I wish to be excused." Ee telle resumed her book with an air of finality. "Ha aald It was Important busine," lied Nona, In desperation. "What does ha look likr Estell waa weakening. "Blond and handsome." "Blond t why, that engineer waa very dark I don't understand "Well, It'a your duty to unravel thw myatery. If thia man has come tat steal th silver plat" To prevent further objection, Nona, went bond ing to the hous. In a few seconds. Engineer, X. T. Z., No. 16, presented himself at Bs- , telle' bower and after the first start of aatonlahment, aha looked at Una with ' that "Well what-can-I-do-fop-your expression, of which she waa complete mistress. He was all that Nora had said ha waa blonde, handsome and very re spectful, but, In the wlatfulneaa of hia clear blue eyea there lurked an x presslon that wa half triumphant. With a oaaual word of greeting foe Estell ha stooped and got hia aiza about tha dog, who. In marked oaa treat to th girl's manner, welcome him Ilk an old friend. Eatella waa moved, though tha onlp evidence wa a alight qulverof he nostrila. "What am I to understand by 'Baa glneer, Paaaenger No. 16?'" aha ha quired, looking critically at tha oar she still held. "That Is the evening train which haa the good fortune to paaa through thia forsaken hamlet," explained th man. whlla he strove to check th smile ol amuaement which flickered to hia II pa. Eetelle Hushed crimson. "Do yoa pretend to be that man? Why, he la older, and and large and strong, and very dark!" The engineer laughed, a hearty, musical laugh. "Don't I correspond la bulk?" be asked, drawing himself up. "And as for complexion, engineers are permitted to wash, you know, when off duty." Estelle smiled. It was a frank little smile of acknowledged defeat, bat there was a reservation In her fathom, lea eyea. "Couldn't you," puraued th young man, growing serious, "couldn't you transfer to me Just a little of yout esteem for that engineer Eatelle?" Th girl started. It had been long aince Harvey Pherson had spoken he -first name. "But you ar only posing," she ob Jected, coldly. "Posing?" He glanced down at his work-stained hands. "I've renounced my Income until I shall have gone through th whole catalogue of rail roading, earning each promotion by my own skill and deserving." "I think that la perfectly fine!" ap proved the girl with an enthusiasts that made her suddenly beautiful. It waa Just an accident that he hap pened to be kneeling at her feet for he had thrown himself down to cares th dog. But he aelzed her hands and covered them with kisses. Then she bent her face to meet hia- BALLINGER ISSUES STATEMENT He Assarts That the Gavernment .Is Now Doing all It Can to Save Coal Landa of Alaaka. Washington, Nov. 7. Secretary of the Interior Bellinger . has issued a Statement, the substance of which la that the government la doing all It can to preserve the valuable coal landa of Alaaka to the people. Ha pointa out that the recent indictment of land grabbers la only the first step toward the clearing up of a situation which haa been obscured by the Im proper motlvea ascribed to the offi cials. The aecretary thinks that the ques tion of th thea coal landa and the preservation of them for the ultimate beneft of th whole people would have been settled long ago but for recent agitation. Congress, he ssys, will en act such legislation a will prevent th exploitation of th great mineral wealth of Alaaka by corporations. Tha VTelou Circle. "The Washington people smile dow) upon tha folks over In Alexandria, Ta.." aald a philosopher on a Poto mac fiatboet, "and tha Alexandria folk laugh at tha natlvea back ha Fairfax Court House, and tha Fairfax native poke fun at tha one-gallusel chawa that . live down on Pohlck Creak." "And the Pohlck folks r he waa aaked; "where do they play even?" "Oh, they git their turn a pitying th poor devil In Washington that haa to wear then Sunday clothe avcry day la th week, and 'a got to . com 'way down to Pohlck Creek whn they wants to go eooa-huntla'. Ceunt Zsppelln Coming Over. New York, Not. 7. Count Zeppelin the German man, ta going to visit this country aad bring one of hit all dirigible with him, according to t statement made by hit brother, Count Hugo Toa Zeppelin, who with th eouatet la TlslUag mi. aad Mr. Wat U Beaedlot la thia city.