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ALBUQUERQUE MORNING JOURNAL. THIRTY-THIRD YEAR. VOL CXXXII, No. 88. ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1911, By MiU SO CtnU a Month; Single Copies, I Cent Br Carrier, eO Crtits a Monilt. SHAMELESS SUVS SLAY HELPLESS MEN AND CHILDREN Display of Bestial Savagery At tends Bombardment and Capture of Persian Towns by Russian Troops, BRITISH DISGUSTED AT CONDUCT OF ALLY Reports of Atrocities Shock London While Petersburg Government Finds Justifica tion For Bloodshed, IDT Morning Journal Special Wlr 1 London, l)c. 27. The Russian government has decided upon stern measures to suppress disorders at Ta briz and other disturbed points in Persia. The dislocation of the tele graph lines makes it impossible to get a reliable, narrative of the outbreaks, yet it cannot he doubted that a situ ation of the gravest complexity has arisen. As reports of Russian progress In Persia and stories of Indiscriminate killing of natives in Tabriz and Kesht and of the destruction of Persia's constitutional government under Rus sian monuoes continue to reach Khff glud the people are becoming in creasingly disquieted at the British government's complicity which the foreign secretary, Sir Edward Grey, thinks Is ti matter of policy and com pelled by the Anglo-Kusslan agree ment. Doubts also have Increased as to whether Persian Independence ever will he restored to even the feeble fctatus it had before this last assault by Russia. If Parliament, were sitting, undoubtedly there would bo severe questioning of the government on this subject and an arraignment of the foreign office. The Times is the only paper that ttrongly utipports the government and it expresses considerable uneasiness over Russia's Intentions .is hinted In St. Petersburg reports. The Man chester Guardian, the ablest and most influential provincial liberal pa per, deplores British responsibility and questions whether the govern ment could not have taken some oth er stand earlier, but fears that It Is now too late. In short the whole at fair Is repugnant to liberal sentiment. The Persia committee composed of prominent Englishmen interested in Persian affairs, has received the fol lowing telegram from the provincial assembly at Tabriz sent through the Persian society of Constantinople: "On December 21, Russian troops attacked and seized the administra tion buildings. They trampled school chlldien under foot and killed and despoiled innocent men ana women. They also looted the shops. The In habitants, after extraordinary for bearance, began to defend themselves and forced the Russians to evacuate the government offices. "On December 22 the Russians bombarded the city until sunset, con sternation increasing hourly. On De cember 23, having orders from the central government to cease fighting, the Inhabitants took no steps to de fend themselves, but the Russians re newed the bombardment, firing from the environs of their consulate at wo men and other innocent persons. They wounded or made captive the wives an, children of many respectable cit izens and set fire to numerous build ings and mosques. "The inhabitants still remained quiet on December 23, but the feroc ity of the Russians greatly increased. They killed many women and child ren and a large number of buildings were burned by them. If tomorrow they do not desist from their savage attack the inhabitants will be com pelted to defend themselves. "We beg you to communicate this telegram to the principal newspapers and influential centers oi Europe. PL'TI'.KsBl Wi KESOIA KI) OS CAMPAIGN OF REVENGE St. Petersburg, Dec. 27. A Semi official statement issued this after noon says the Russian government In View of '"acta of foolhardy nggression committed against the Russian forces and Institutions in Tabris, Resht and Enzell, followed by brutal torture of the wounded and base outrages "gainst the dead," has decided that the se.vercst punishment of the guilty I merited and Russian commanders In conjunction with Russian consuls are instructed to adopt the most stringent measures. These measures as set forth In the statement Include the arrest and trial by court martial of all partici pants In the attacks,' the disarmament of the Fldals and other troublesome elements, destruction of places where resistance might be offered and what ever else Is deemed necessary to re establish order and to secure the chastisement of the offenders. The latest reports from Tabriz an nounce that the telephone line to Jul fa has been cut, Julfa is a small town 'a Trnns-Caucasia on the Aras river, less than 100 miles from Tabriz. It "s from this point that the Russian reinforcements were dispatched t" inbrlz several days ago. About 200 Caucasian Fldlas Inelud log a number of leaders, fled Inst "iglit to Karaduguh with the lnten tlnri. It la believed, of crowing the Russian frontier. A KussUn guard has been placed over the Kuasiun lank and the citadel over whfch the Russian flag flies. Is occupied by a Russian ritle regimen;. Tiiere were several skirmishes along the roati from Julfa today and at sunset to night artillery and machine gun tire could be heard in the distance. PFKslW OAltlNKT SKFK .WOTHKli y.wri i: TKKAsinr.K Teheran. IVe. 27. It Is understood that the regents and cabinet desire the appointment of F. E. Cairns, an American, the principal associate of Mr Sinister as the new trensurer-gen-eral of Persia. It is more likely, how ever, that M. Mornard, the Belgian ex-director of customs In Persia, who some months ago made himself prominent by his hostility to Mr. Shunter, will receive the position. The British consul at Shiras. W. A. Smart, who was wounded In a fight near Kaseroon, is lying in a caravan sary. Medical assistance has been sent him. The consul was being es corted to his post by 1 00 Indian sbwars'when an attack was made by tribesmen. The Indians were forced to retreat to Kateron leaving the consul behind and for a time much anxiety was felt concerning his) fate. Reinforcements of 150 sowars have been dispatched from Shlnis to relieve the forew at Kajuroon. ItltlTlSU PAPERS 1KM M REPARATION' lt)R Ol'TU AC.K. Imdoii, Ifcf. 2H. The London morning papers print editorials deal ing with the gravity of Persian af fairs and the necessity of action on the outrage agrtinst the British consul at Shiraz and the taking of adequate measures to uphold British prestige, In View of the evident impotence of the Persian authorities to maintain order. Generally, greater anxiety Is be trayed over the outcome of the com plicated situation that has arisen and doubts are expressed as to whether :t will be possible to preserve Persia as an independent buffer state between Russia and India. The radical papers are dismayed, a' the drastic measures Russia proposes to take at Tabriz end Enxell, which they declare pomt to a policy of anni hilation, for vhh-h Great-Britain.- in der the Aniflc-Kusslan agreem?.it will be held responsible throughout the east. The Teheran correspondent of the Times, telegraphs: "Infantry from Jask and all avail able ships. It is reported, have been ordered to Bushlre, a port 125 miles from Shiraz and a British punitive ex pedition Is thought likely. "The neonlo of Teheran appear to be cowed by Russian excesses at Ta briz. The ministers, alarmed at bc anger of the populace, have Issued an announcement that elections will be held a week hence, but that announce ment is not believed. "The principal candidate for treasurer-general Is Ameer Mujuhld, the Bakhtiari, whore knowledge of arith metic is very defective, but who Is re ported to have the deepest pocket of all his acquisitive tribe, His candidacy throws a lurid llgrit on the Hakhtlarl support of the cab inet " iMissian telegrams from Tabriz yes terday reported that fighting had been i'1'niimpil. Five nersons were killed and fjiir wounded in the Russian consu late In that city. The other consulates wore safe. Uncertainty Concerning Status of Phosphate hock conclu sive Evidence of Need For Legislation Says Smith, By Morning .lournnt Hprriul I.eiiwd Wlre.l Washington, uee. zi. me neces sity for a leasing law applicable to nubile mineral lands Is no, tile I ou' ti.v George Otis Smith, director of the United States geological survey :n m annual report made public today. "The present uncertainly wneuier Tennja.the phoBphate rock of the pub lic land should be entered under me lode luw or under the placer law," savs Mr. Smith, "Is conclusive evi dence of the need of legislation. The realization that the phosphate de posits are more extensive than was known or nuspected whi n the sur vey's geologists began the classifica tion work In Idaho and Wyoming, does not lessen but rather Increases the urgency for a law that will provide for the utilization of this lnrg'5 supply of mineral fertilizer so as to meet both present and future needs. ' Estimates by the geological survey nhien the amount of potash In the Lcucito hills of Wyoming at 00,000,- 000 tons. NAVY PLANS WAR AGAINST DEADLY TYPHOID GERM Washington, Doc. 27. As a supple mentary preventive measure against the inroads of typhoid fever Into the navy marine corps the compulsory In noeulatlon of all the officers and en listed men of these branches of the service under forty-five years of age has been ordered by Secretary Meyer. All recruits will be subjected to the treatment If they have not undergone It within two years or had a case of fever In case of doubt the order pro vldes" that it shall be administered. A slmllnr order was Issued by the wur department some time ago. URGES LEASING LAW FOR MINERAL DOMAIN FIRE TRAP 0IER1AIC FOUND GUILTLESS BY GOTHAM JURY VERDICT RECALLS FACTORY HOLOCAUST Owners of Plant Where Hun dred and Foity-Seven Per sons Lost Lives Acquitted of Manslaughter Charge, Bjr Morning Journal antclul Leased Wlr.l New York. Dee. 27. The state fail ed today In its etlort to fix the blame rr tha lira h.,i-r.,r nf M:il-li SY 111l in which 147 employes of the Triangle J Waist company lost their lives. A ver dict of "not guilty" was returned late today in the case of Isaac Harris and Max Blanck. proprietors of the fact ory, who were Indicted in connection with the holocaust. Unusual precautions were taken to prevent repetition at the court house today of the demonstrations made against the defendants during the trial. Only a few persons were allow ed in the court room and the corri dors and entrances were heavily guarded. The Jury came in at 4:3 p. m., after deliberating an 'hour and forty-five minutes. The pronounce ment of acquittal was first taken quietly by the defendants but after the adjournment to an ante room, they gave way to their emotions. As they passed out through a lane of policemen to the street a large crow d of men, women and children await ed them. One hysterical man tried to press through the throng crying. "Not guilty? Not guilty? Murder! Murder! Murder! ! Murder! ! !" He fell on the steps of the court house In convulsions, gasping that he had lost a sinter in the fire. Ry the time the excitement was over the defendants had darted Into a subway entrance, escaping the hos tile crowd. Harris and Blanck were not chargen in ft wnoiosaie manner with the deaths that occurred at the fire, but specifically with manslaught er In the case of Margaret Schwartz, a young girl who was found dead near a door on the ninth floor of the build ing. The main argument of both prose cution and defense was directed against this door, th state Introduc ing more than a hundred witnesses in an attempt to prove that It , was locked and the defense answering thia contention with a mass of testimony. Captured Robber Escapes From Train and is Again Caught By Doughty Socorro Sheriff After Hard Chase. Si.mIiU IMspntcli to lllc Mnrnlntt Journal. Socorro, N. M., Dec. 27. The pre- servance and determination of Sheriff Ueronlino Saneheg of Socorro county resulted in the recupture and tho bringing to the county jail here In an auto last night of Bias Garcia, charg ed with the' robbery of the Becker Maetavlsh mercantile store at Mug daletia some days ago. Tho man was arrested nt El Paso and Sheriff Sanchez was bringing him here when he went Into the closet on the train while It was near San An tonio and jumped through the win dow to liberty. The sheriff bad the train stopped Immediately and Blurted across country after the fugitive, re capturing him after a terrific spr!:it over the landscape. He later requl.. -Honed an automobile and brought Garcia safely to Jail here. Stole Uie Cook's Clothes. Several rooms In the I'ark House at Socorro were robbed last night, the heaj cook, whose room was thor oughly ransacked, being the chief sufferer, as the thieves swiped all his clothes and personal belongings. Several overcoats and other valuable were taken out of other rooms! The thieves have so far not been appre hended. MILLION DOLLAR FUND FOR DISABLED DIVINES New York, Dec. 27. Tho newly pledged fund of $250,000 for aged or olsnbled Baptist ministers und mis sionaries, their widows and depend ent children will be Increased to 000,000 according to plans announced this afternoon by the Rev. K. T. Tom llnson of Elizabeth, N. J., executive secretary of the board in charge of the fund. Mr. Tomllnson's announcement says that the annual meeting of tho nor thern Baptist conference at Philadel phia last June, a Pennsylvanlan of fered to give $60,000 for the fund if $300,000 additional shall be pledged by noon Christmas. This condition has been nut and the bosrd now plans to Increase the fund to $1,000,-000. PRISOIMER JUMPS TO LIBERT! OUT OFWIiMDQW ARKANSAS ALLEGED FATHER SLAYS SIX THEN SELF Son, Sole Survivor, Returns From Christmas Celebration to Find Gory Corpses of Loved Ones, BELIEVED FAMILY WOULD BE BETTER OFF IN HEAVEN Note From Murderer Explains Bloody Deed and Oives Di rections For Burial of Bodies of Victims, (Br Morning Journal Bperlol I.ested Wlrs 1 lleiitoti. Ark., lee. 27. Because lie was In "deep despair and believed he and his family would be better off in heaven," James Grant clubbed his wile and five children and step-son to death and then hanged himself some time during last night. The bodies of the children were found in their beds today, each of their skulls being crushed. The body of Mrs. (Irant was found In the home half dressed und evident ly she had been killed ns she was about to retire, A heavy club, covered with blood, was found in the house and It was apparent that it was the wci.pon with which Grant killed the seven members of his family. The children ranged in age from five to fifteen years. Hugh Grant, a 16-year-old son, the only member of the family alive, dis covered the bodies today when he re turned from a holiday celebration at a neighboring farm. He found a note, signed by his father, which explained that "owing to deep despair and that 1 see nothing for me or my children, who I believe, would be bettor off In heaven, I commit this act." Instructions were given where the necessary funds coulfl be obtained to cover the burial expanses and a re quest that the grand..!, ' ms he not notified until after th bodies had been hurled, Grant lived near this town on a farm and was reputed to he well-to-do. Ho also conducted a mercantile business. MONTANA LIVESTOCK SHIPMENTS FALL OFF Helena, Mont., Dec. 27. To the growing Importance of live rtock markets at Portland, Seattle and Spo kane Is attributed a part of tho , 000 decrease In shipments of Montana cattle to Chicago this year. There Is however, an actual shortage of about Til. 000 head In the number exported In 1911. The value of the 110,000 eattlo sent to Chicago this year Is al most as great as that of the 15S.000 sent out last year. - IS REPORT OVERPRODUCTION PLAYS HAVOC WITH PROFITS Government Statistician Pre dicts Balance On Wrohg Side of Ledger When Annual To tals Are Footed Up, IHjr Morning Jnurnnl HMrlnl fanned Wlre.l Washington, Dee. 27. There was an over-production of coal this year and a consequent struggle for trade which depressed prices, in the oplnlo.i expressed today by Kdward W. Par ker, coal statistician for tho United States geological survey, Mr, Purker added that there had been few more unsatisfactory years In the history of Hie coal mining Industry and thai when th total returns for the year were footed up the balance probably would be on the wrong side of the ledger, lilthongh tho production of coal In th United States for the year probably was second only to the rec ord year of 1010. "The anthracite industry In 1011." he said, "probably was as II rm as any other In the country. A part of the Increase In production was due to the Flocking of fuel in anticipation of April 1, 1912, when the wage agree ments terminate. Tho bituminous trade on the whole, has 'been demor alized and discouraging; and much of the business was conducted nt a loss. Tho principal cause for this, parti cularly In the eastern states, has been depression In the Iron trade. The total production of roal for this year la estimated at 400,000,000 tons, only 11,000,000 less than 1910. Of this year's production 400,00,000 tons was bituminous coal, t CHILDREN, WIFE BAD YEAR FDR GOAL BUSINESS RUSTLER SLAIN: DEPUTY mi EXCITING GUN FIGHT ON RANCH NEAR CHAMBERIN0 Deadly Duel Between Eugenio Moreno and Tomas Valdez Came Near Resulting Fatally For Both Men. Sx'IhI IlUnateh to th Mornln Journal ! Cluces, N. M., Dee. 27. Deputy Sheriff Kugenlo Moreno of Dona Ana county shot and killed Tomas Valdez, a suspected horse thtf Tuesday night, and the officer Is dangerously wound ed as the result of a ferocious encoun ter between the two men at a ranch near Chainbeiino. when Moreno en deavored to place Valdez under arrest. Moreno, who received a bulU-t wound in his left aid.', is expected to recover. Moreno was sent to the lower Mesil la vulley Tuesday afternoon to arrest ; Valdez, w ho was suspected of stealing horses. Gn the approach of the depu ty Valdez Immediately pulled a six shooter and opened fire, shooting thrice at Moreno, the third bullet tak ing effect, Moreno, who was mounted, fell from his horso und feigned death. Valdez rushed toward a door to seek shelter inside a building and Moreno I Instantly aimed ami fired again from the ground, tho bull piercing Valdez s abdomen. Valdez wheeled and fired another shot at the deputy, the latter keeping up a return fusillade, shoot ing the rustler in the thighs and In the right eye. Valdcx, his ammunition ex hausted, hurled his gun at the officer and rushing at him. clinched In a fur ious (bath grapple, succeeding In knocking out a few of his enemy s teeth and ramming his fist cLar Into Moreno's mouth before ho could be forced loose. Valdex then Immediately expired. A doctor was called to attend Moreno, who It was found would have been fatally wounded save that the bullet hit a rib and glanced. Moreno was brought to Uis Oruces Wednesday morning. Sheriff Lucero Is now at the scene of the killing. Prefers Death to Mfe III Prison. v Bolvldere, 111., pee. 27. When Charles ltlchards was sentenced to life In.prlsotimeiH here today for the murder of his wife, he Implored the court to make the sentence death, He jdeaded xullly, TEXTILE STRIKE IN Refusal of One Man and Two Women to Join Union Involves 160,000 Weavers in Dispute Wiih Employers, in Mornlns Jnurnnl Mr!l I, Mined Wire.) Manchester, Kng., Dec. 27. Tho re fusal of one man and two women to join a trades union, coupled with the decision of the master cotton spinners to close their mills three days In the week, caused a complete stoppage of a great portion of the cotton mills In northeast Uineashlre tonight. Kfforta are already afoot to bring about a settlement but as one woman who left the union after twenty years because she believes the benefits are not com mensurate with tho payments, per sists In her attitude and the master spinners Insist upon their right to maintain open shops, a long and bit ter struggle Is feared. There Is grave danger too, of the fight spreading to other Industries. The lockout Involved 160,000 weav ers and nearly an equal number of spinners will be reduced to half pay. Fortunately there are Indications of probable complications through the Introduction of a new Issue on the troublesome question of wages. This move hag been taken by the weavers who now declare that as n lockout has been decided upon they Intend to mnke a five per cent advance r condition of any settlement. It Is estimated that tho weekly loss In wages to tho weavers and allied workers, spinners and carilrooiu em ployes, will be $1,400,0110, The weav ers will receive about $32r,000 lockout pny from the union. KW r.N;l.AM MILLS ST A I IT ON I I 1.1 TIMi:. Providence, ft. I., Dec. 27. The eight cotton mills of the B. II. and It. Knight Cotton company of Hhndn Is land, Connecticut and Massachusetts will go on full time schedule begin ning next Tuesday. They have been running forty-wlght hours a week for twenty weeks. BALTIMORE BANKERS DEMAND CLEAN MONEY Baltimore, Md Dec. 27, Officials of the Baltimore Clearing House are preparing a letter which will be sent within a few days to clearing houses throughout the country, requesting their co-operntlon In an effort to cre ate a demand for clean paper money. Clearing house members everywhere will bo requested In urge their clients to address their congressmen on the subject. WOUNDED ENGLAND GROWS SERIOUS THIEF CARRIED M'NAMARA I CARGO IN HIS SUITCASE Pittsburg. I'll, Dec. 27. George Itridgi-K, arrested Monday night nt Monessen, Pa., a steel tow 11 near here, while lurrying n suitcase containing seventy sticks of dynamite and fuses, was charged with larceny late tonight by an iilficlal of the llendvrxon Cm, I company, who alleges the explosive was stolen trotn the company's mugu xlno. A hearing at whi. h Bridnes promis ed revelations, has been post polled un til Priday. The belief Is gaining ground that there Is nothing of a sensational na ture 111 the arrest of Bridges. When taken Into custody Bridges claimed the dynamite was given him by a stranger and today he said: "I will not take all the blame for this and the rest of them will have to take their medicine like me." WATCHMAN CONFEDERATE OF NEGRO STREET BANDITS Sacramento, Cal., Dec. 27. Arthur! Shelley, employed us watchman by a detective agency, confessed upon be ing arrested here today, that he was a confederate of a negress and two negroes, who robbed strangers, Shel ley said Hint last Saturday he notiVled Myrtle Hughes, leader of the gang, that F. P. Prim, an attorney from Bedding, Cal., was In town with plen ty of money and that later he helped rob Piim of $o0 ensli and feme Jew elry. It was this robbery that brought about the arrests of all four. Shelby said his complicity began with the taking of money from the Hughes women. In return for which he stayed from purls oV his bent so her crew could work undisturbed. DENVER MAKES BID FOR DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION Denver, lvo. 27. At a meeting of the Denver Convention League today. It was decided to send a committee Immediately after New Year's to Washington, D. C, to appear before the democratic national committee In that city January H. and formally pre sent an Invitation that the democratic national convention be held here next year. It was decided that the league would guarantee to pay tho necessary expenses of the convention, $51,000 already having been raised for that purpose, The Icagun will make a can vass for more funds in the next few days and If a sufficient additional turn Is pledged the leaguo will offer the money as a bonus for the democrat In r.utlonal convention. WATTERSON'S ADDRESS AT CHARLESTON CANCELED Charleston, H. C, Dec. 27.- Antici pating strong opposition by Herman and Irish American citizens of city to a resolution to be Introduced at the conclusion of the address oT Colonel Henry Wnltersoti, endorsing the proposed arbitration treaties be tween the United States and France, friendH of the Kentucky editor decid ed to cancel the speaking engagement scheduled for tomorrow night, it was explained that there was no antago nism to Colonel Watterson personally. TO DEATH BY Inhuman Stepmother Calmly Tells Court How Little One Was Bound and Left jn Attic to Perish Miserably, It Morning .Innrnnl gperlul l.,ed Wlrs.l Orovllle, Cal., Dec. 27. Mrs. Kiiunn h. Itumball, step-mother of Helen Bumbiill for whoso alleged murder Arthur Lewis Is on trial In the su perior court here, was the last wit ness culled by the defense today. Mrs. Bumball told a circumstantial story of how she had tied her step daughter In the attic of their home on a hot day. She had bound th girl hand and foot, she admitted, and then trussed her u, to a studding. This punishment was meted out, she ex plained, because Helen bad told an untruth, saying she had milked three cows instead of two. It Is the contention of the state that while Helen Uumball was bound In the attic, Arthur Lewis, her half brother, visited the prison room and killed her by twisting her head until her neck was broken. Mrs, Uumball testified today that Arthur had b-rt the attic and that she hud gone up to It twice and ihe girl was still alive. At a third visit, nt it o'clock at night, she had found Helen lying dead on the floor. The witness displayed no amotion when she blent I lled the ropes with which she had bound the girl. WOMAN HAS CLOSE CALL WHEN RANGE BLOWS UP Greeley, Colo., Dec. 27. Mrs. C. A. Sounders narrowly esi ped death here today when an unusually large range In her kitchen suddenly blew up. Th explosion occurred a few seconds af ter she had left the kitchen, and hurled large pieces of Iron through the celling and through the wall be (ween tha kitchen and the room If which she was sitting. Frozen . water pipes caused the explosion. GIRL CRUELLY DONE RELATIVES LAFOLLETTE FINDS ENTHUSIASTIC WELCOME Wisconsin Senator Explains Piogressive Doctrines to Large Audiences in President Taft's Home State, PLEADS WITH DEMOCRATS TO JOIN IN MOVEMENT Initiative, Referendum, Recall and Regulation of Corpora tion Combines Declared Ten ets of the Faith. Itr Morning Journal Wiierial ImmiI Wlr 1 Cbveltnd, 11., Dee. 2T. Culled States Senator Hubert M. La Follette, now an avowed eandldute for the presidential nomination on the prin ciples outlined as "progressive repub lican," closed his first day of cam paigning In President's Tal't state with a largely attended meeting In the Cleveland (Iray armory after a few hours' visit to Voungstown In the af ternoon. Whllp at both meetings considerable attentlbn w as paid to corporations and their growth and condui t, the greater part of the speeches were devoted to explaining what was meant by "pro gressive republicanism" and what tho "progressives" have done In their con trol of the state government In Wis consin. The senator's audience was enthusi astic and frequently urged him to pro teed when he made an attempt to shorten his addresses. Repeated In vitations were offered from the audi ence to "come again" when the sen ator announced that It was tha first time he had been In Cleveland, Mr. La Follette said the combina tion of corporations was the cause of the high cost of living because they controlled the prices and that "Hod ulmlghty never made a board of di rectors good enough lo control the homey una lnwlllca f an Lrnvrlcnn cltlscn." '. During Senator Iit Follette'g , ar raignment of the Standard Oil com pany and the banking Institutions of the country, Frank Itoekefeller, a brollur of John D. Hoikefollor, sot on th, platform, wearing a commit teeman's badge. Senator La Fellette made a vigorous appeal to democrats to Join the pro gressive republicans because they only represented a true democracy and charged that the democrats of tha south were a "democracy of class and aristocracy." The Initiative and the recall were declined to be the tenets of the-progressives. Tomorrow morning Senator Ia Fol lette will leave for Norwalk, (.)., where he will speak In the afternoon, and then proceed to Toledo for another Hpeech at night. MILLIONAIRE HOBO QUITS PRESIDENCY Cincinnati, Dec. 27. When tho "hobo" delegates to the annual eon venl Ion of the Brotherhood Welfare iissoclatlon In this city asHeirible on January 30, James Ends Howe, "mil lionaire hobo,'' president of the or ganization for many years will not preside. Howe aiiii'Miiii i , today his resignation hf the presidency of the hobo body 111 a telegram from St, I .mi Ih. Plesidetit Tal't, Andrew Carnegie, J. I). Hoskefcller and others will be ln vltcil to utleiiil the meeting. Thous ands of delegates are expected to nr rlve 111 this city about the middle of January. TWENTIETH CENTURY LIMITED IN BAD WRECK Cleveland, (., Dec. 27. The Twen tieth Century Limited on the Big Four railroad, was derailed nt l.a (irauge, about thirty-five miles west of here tonight and rifleen pnseners wcr? Injured, none seriously. The smoking car rolled over In the ditch, and was the only ear lo leave the rails. The imrscngcr In this car were the only ones Injured, The train was east-bound due In Cleveland at s:4R o'clock and was running at the rate at sixty miles an hour. A broken truck presumably caused the derailment, BOYS FIND FORTUNE IN ANCIENT GOLD COIN Ja ksonvllle, Fin., pee. 27. Guided by an ancient chart found In the ruins of a Spanish shell house on Fort Oeorge island, two boys of this city say thy have unearthed treasure worth about 150,000. They say th gold, silver and copper coins were found In a strong box. Those who have seen the coins say they bear dates of more than a century o, IlohhoM Dynamite Safe. Beaumont, Tex.! Deo, 17. Robbers dynamited the safe In the, depot of the ftnnta Fo railroad at Saratoga, 10 miles north of Beaumont, late flight and got away with one thoti" ttol luis In currency. I QUI I"'