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tMiiu V I H TH M:lt. I", , WW. N. HO. TEN PAGES. ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1913, SECTION ONE. DANBURY HATTERS CASE AFFIRMED BY U.S. COURT erdict Gives Manufacturer Judgment Amounting to 8272,000 for Damages Resulting From Boycott, LABOR ORGANIZATION MADE RESPONSIBLE Judge Coxe Holds Combination in Restraint of Trade and in Violation of Interstate Commerce Law, r ,..s jouhnal 1'ii'ii mm win Km fork, Dec. IS. Tin- I'nlted states iinui of appeals toda) decided ill,' famnllM Danbuty llaltiTH ran In favor f '' I.,"'"'', tin' plaintiff, ami against the lulled Hatters "f Nnrlh America. The iiiurt affirmed a Judgment in favor of Mr. Loewc an, I aualn-l the fur $"'62.1,30. Willi liii' i' I hatters organixatiun, anil costs, judgment bow amounts to $27:', At the OF APPEALS flrnt trial, held in 1191, I ha pltlntlfl The offtOOn atau fay Hie attemptnl i, I, tain, d a .in ,1 nine lit for Ifll.SII. wTOCk of the SI. Louis egSTta, tl sustaining the secoad JniiKniept...1n(iaie. last Saturday afternoon, judge Cow osciartd mat it was no longer dabatabla "that the anti-trust .Hi la applicable to luek combinations as are alleged In the eumplulnt," and thai the tOt made no distinctions he- tweon rlaitaa of combinations or of Indlt iiiiiais. The eOUrt held that It hail heel) (I. inly establish! d that the plaintiffs w. re , nguged in a" 'stersiata business anil thai the defendants me tin nil" -rs of a trades union and affiliated with the Americ an Federation of taibofi ,,i f the objects of the latter or- anisatioa being to aaalal its members in any 'juMlflahle buyout!,' UN with financial help in I ha evtol of a sirlke nr Im Unui." It was shown at the Uial thai in Starch, Hit, the united hatters hail raoolTed to unionize the factory of the plaintiff, unil that Air. la, ewe had been informed by the union otflclaia llnit the halters "would roaort to the usual mithoils" in COM their plan hOUld PMOt wilii opposition i in July ;.. luoi, the piaintitrs emptoyea wen direeted to u on a sti uie, and it i iiaimed that almost Immediately H boycott whs eatabliahed. ' The plaintiff assi its thai this measure "l onvet'ted A profit- of VJT.lHiH in IV ranging from $it,mho in In 1104. Jud Coxa said in . in finding): "Xii one disputes tin lii.n labor unions ai,., l into I, proposition lawful. All must admit that they are not only lawful, hut hltdily beneficial when 1, 'tally and fairly conducted, hut like all other combinations, irrespective of their object and purPOMi thoy must ohey the law." am; hi i om; ri:it;i: i. Ul RT l',; MOI5I. Ill W I I A M:its so- has Danbury, Conn., Dec, is. -Th called "Oanbury Hattora" caaa I ii before the COttrta for more than ten veins. I lin e it was before the United states supreme court. Of lh -in original tlefendanta, more than thirty have Mince died and two lime gone insane. The American Federa tion of Labor supported the hatters Includ- and ing and at s prominent labor officials Samuel ( lumpers. Prank Morrison, nne of the trials. walkout of union id by ii. E, Loawa John Mltcheil eatlmony ! em- ' 1 UU 1. 1 The batten i'o.. in 'as the beginning of the ease, factory up to that time and sinci the beginning has been conducted on a non-union basis, In 1802, I). B. I we i'o. brought I milt against Martin LtWler and 2:i'J ; "iini members of the hatters' union,: alleging a boycott that was In viola tion of the Sherman anti-trust law. in that interstate commerce was re- strained, 'in,- company alleged that Its business hail been seriously in- .hired by the boycott and Claimed! L',",(i,(io damages. Soon ufter the suit was brought, the American Federation of Labor decided to stand behind I lie defend ants ami to reimburse them against any lota, The Anti-Boycott Society of America .supported the plaintiffs, ho the liliiration in reality developed ntO a legal battle botween ihese two organizations. After main delays, the ,,;,e wga ilgtted for trial in the United states district court, but was not then tried. being taken to the supreme court of the rnited states for an Interpreta tion. In February, llttl, the supreme court handed down u decision m ef fect that the allegations constituted a i'llation of the Sherman law The ''''I started In October, I f OP, before the United states diatrlcl Hartford, After a trial of .11 i t at twenty-1 Kl'Vl-n Weeks, til ct for the jury returned a VOr - plaintiffs of (74,000. f Udge Piatt. now deceased, awarded I "'I'le damages in nccordanci With i the Sherman law, ao that with the total amount was (212,i4(J The verdict was set aside b) conn of appeals and a new trial or dered. Judge Martin, of Vermont, beard the second trial In the United States district court at Hartford, and on October it, lilt, the Jury ren dered a verdict for the plaintiff of UHli'. I. .11 . rl I UK In law. The iW , was appealed 11 tea in alul tin- artru- incuts M ir In a i ll In New Yolk last iiU'iith. Alton ii I'aiKii, fitiunttl for tin- defendants, . 1 11 n i ' li in I tonight 1 1 t the case priilinlily would In- taken In the I'nlted States supreme rntirt fni review. VOICES HEARD FORTY MILES BY WIRELESS 'O MOtNlMt lOURNkl ASf CIA.L LIAAAO VlOl i' York, Hoc. ID. Voices were hiaiii (or tortj niiiK by wireless1 i, r phono hi, I music flt or six 1 1 1 1 1 - further, Jsttog PobW, a wireless tele graph operatoi in PoVl Arthur. Texas, testified in Hi.- f.ii.iiii conn here toilny In d'f piiko of Lee I'c K, rci. Samuel K. Durli), I'lmer V. Hurling. itne ami James llunlop. oil tiinl for alleged misuse of thf mull in promoting si en I, of Hi. Iludi MrolOM Ttlephoat company! Puhle testified in' wini (round tii ore rid with tin' Atlantic squadron and I bo experiments with his WlfotSSI ttltphoM during thia c rules were sat bjfactory. For nlna houra without a break hr operated tha telephone, ha laid, and ai Port TowpooimI. Wash Lngton. ths apparatus met with par 1 1, u la t success. "Til.' opera torn oo jocted to the telephone," hi declared, 'bocauaa It might nmkr them loss their Joba." rvVO MEN ARRESTED ON TRAIN-WRECKING CHARGE V MOANINO JOUSNAL (Pll I AL IO.IP VAlAt) Cleveland, ihin, Dec. It. Detei ,tlves arrested two men here today whom they susHcttd of causing the w l ei k of tin- X. vv Kngland express ai iWlckltffe, tall Friday night, on arhlch Picsldcnt . II. Smith, of the Xew . y.ii k Central Uni x, was ,i pusscngi : and th.- ait, ok mi John KasniiuT, a HiK tOW di'tei'tlve. last niuht. w.re uiao oommlttod by n i ma of which the men u li sted were memherM. Th.' prisoners refUMd tu ftft their names. ARE UNJUS COURTS - , Chief JllStlCC Cullen Resents Attacks by Former Presi dents Roosevelt and Taft as Unwarranted by Facts, v MOANING JOUANAL APBCIAL LIAACD Wlftl Alhuny, X. V., Kec II. CrltlCltDM of courts made by former Praaldanta Puft and Itoosev elt. were t. rin. il "unjflatifjed'," tonlfehl by Chief tv ice Kdiiar If, Cutlon, of the Xew I York state court of appeals. The Justice will retire In January under th a law. His remarks were mad at a haii'inel -i. n him by the Albany counts bar association. 1 Technicalities, rod tap,- ami Imper fect Jur systems, he ihi Ja n il. v.'ir, responsible for many alleged ihUKaf riai;cs of justice for which the lunch was held responsible. In tills con- motion, hi ailed attention to the tying the whole ret pon tile miecarrlage of justice Was due to the action of I Thaw case, IgiblUty for ( In this east the jury. Judge 1 'ii able to the en declared he was favor appointment rather than to the election of a Judge. "Criticigmx of the courts have be n ureatly fostered by the public ad dresses of the tWO living e-presidents of this country, both of whom I have the honor of knowing and both of whom, in their personal characlers, I highly respect," he declared. "I resent their criticisms, not because I believe courts more than any other human ' institution should axetppl from criticism, but because I Hunk in both cases justified. " their criticisms mi- WIFE OF MURDERED CHINAMAN ON TRIAL 1ST MOANINfl JOUNNAL SAfCIAL , Mi WIAII Chicago, Dec. IK. - A Jury to try the athlU wife Of Charlit Sing, a Chi nese. Im In .imig, (lav. nun , I lonal w i omp hen iled Kn ind ,i countr) m, n of the re conspicuous in tfca They were particularly the appearance of II," decedi in w I lourt room. intei ested in defendant, who was garbed ill lilac! ii color contrasting sharply with h fi iiimi, apparent!) unoonactoua by the side of her hus band, who Was slabbed tO iballi in l is home. The room was in disorder a nil Mrs. Sing told the police th-tl men win the gttai tl In r Iliad, So Peanut I Washington, trust Discovered. Dec. 18. There no peanut peanut is t r u -) and the price of largely determined by the the alte of crops In the I'nlted Stales an I Spain, according to investigators ot tha departmenl of justice who Have concluded an inquiry Into the sul,- TWO Bodies Yel ill Yiilcuii Mine. Xew Castle, Colo., I'ec. 18. The Vulcan mine, iii Which thirty-seven miners were killed by a gas and dust explosion Tuesday morning, slid re tains the bodies of Roj Mi l ain and Xorman Murphy. URNY CRITICISM T TO COMPLAINTS TO BE INVESTIGATED Union Delegates Match in a Body "to Colorado State House and Present Griev ance! to Chief Executive, .'.. io Denver, Dec v oh d for th, , , DtnmlttM 10 J AN A L Ifl. .L LI.IID W,n, iv iiii hat ins pro- ppnintmeiit of a special ani Uovoraor ammona In his Investigation of the charges mad. against certain ntMBhnta "f the Hate militia b) strikers, the special Bonveatloti of the aiii.d tradw unions of Colorado adjourned lonighl. The colixention had been called to del ls ways and moajM of giving aid to the Mr thing Coal miners of the i'nlted Mill. Workers of America, and the executive board of the Colorado Slate Federation of I at, or whs given Idun ket authority to handle the situation seemed best i It. even to the call ing of a state-wide strike 4a a result of today's march upon the state capital by the union dele gate and sympiii hied s w ho protest ed to Hovernor Amnion against the a, lion of the in I Ml Li in the strike one, the oommlttee tO make charges SgalBtt tht iiiilliiir officers and to produce the proof of the unions' nlle- .limns, will I,.. appointed pro' tj toinoi iow Authoriaation of thla com mittee was given just before ad journment and because of the Isti'iies-i of the hour the chalriiii.ii did not maks the appointment at the stoat iug The govamor told the striken when tht had filled the senate Chamber of the lata house this morning and the demands of the union were repeated to him. that he would make Invtatlgt lion of nil charges formally brought, against Ih.. ,1,1:1, att.l lie ask. I III e. mention to appoint a committee to present Iheae charges to him ami to aid him In his consequent tnvettiga iio n in in. mtanwhllt, however, Mm governor will lake no notion looking toward a, q in -,', nee with the comen tlan'l demands that Adjutant Oettefal Phase. Judge Advocate BOUghtOfl am' other mttttarj office rs i. removed, in i lit n i y prisoners ! lurned over to the civil autharltli tan commission and thai III, mill i Ithln five da ft. This th, d.ivs' ultimatum had bean conveyed lo the governor last night i,y the policy committee of the con vention, with the alternative ,,f the circulation of recall petitions agnisjal iii,- governor, Because of th,- demonstration made by the strikers this morning against the governor, business men, through Ihc chamber Of commerce, today lie- gan to formulate plans to uphold the state executive In Ills position and to combat ihe circulation of recall peti tions BgaJnSt him. The protest against the demonstration was formally made by .1. K. Mullen a wealthy business man of the city, who said: "11 looks lo me, in view of Moi men and iiuiiu ii marching on governor to Intimidate him, that pat pie of Denver ought to take a to support Governor amnions m the the Ills enforcement of the laws of the stats. I cannot consider the labor dtmOH Million as anything but intimidation. It Is an attempt to force him to do Ihlngs that he believes he ought lo do. I think Ihe governor is tiibd to ihe active support of people, and a movement should Is ganlstd to Indorse the governor md en tile or and uphold law," him in bis enforcement of th, SUFFRAGETTES TRY Prison Where Militants Have Been Incaicerated Is Shak en but Not Seriously Dam aged by Explosion, v MOANINO JOURNAL APICAL LIAIIU WIAEI London, flee. Is. An atttmot, at trlliutcd lo the suffragettes, was mad, : tonight I,, I, low up part of the south east w all of Hollow ay jail by the ex plosion of two bombs.. The bombs an believed lo have been seercled in tht garden of a house adjoining tile jail. Th" pail of the wall attacked was near the ci Us in which suffragettes are usually Confined. Miss Rachel Peace, sentenced to ei'-'htcen months lor arson, is Ihe only suffrage He at present in tile jail. H is alleged thai she lias been (Objected to forcible feeding, and at recent mill- ' l nut meetings angry references w ere made to her treatment, coupled with threats of revenge. The explosion did no damage to the Jail but the surrounding high wall, where II abuts from the garden was so badly damaged that it must be re built. .v., afreets have been made and ap- arently there are no lues to the cul piits, but it is said tli.it the neighbor ing house lias been occupied recently by afrs. Patrl, an aid. nt militant, ami has been gtilixed as a rSndtSVOUS fbr suffragettes to signal to the Inmali s of Ihe prison. The force of the explosion shat tered some of the windows In the neighborhood. BY GOVERNOR TO BLOW UP JAIL MONOPOLY IS ONLY QUESTION IN CASE iar on,M jouamai aei, iai n.ite . (loaton, Hec. Thi quertlon vulved in the povernmi nl suit in-. to disf. l,, Ihe I'nlted Hh , i moan) is itmpty on. and HOI w hethel the all) i- iippresalve, according Mm him 1 1 ,f inonopolv 1 , d monopoly , Judge Put 1 usm. who I presiding at the .trial w j ulgi- Dodga ii n it Brown Tin- defense has sndeavorad ti show that the elans. - iii lln i onlia. Is operated In the Hilvanl.ige of the shoe inaiiiifseturei ami that tht ayt trm was benelleliil lallur than op pressive ns ths gavernmenl contended W here a PafQ h i. I a imMOpOl) h" might operate It In .1 benevi lent in in ner todaj end lohmrrow m an opprea- i, inanner." said Judge Putnam There f nothing In Ihe luw which permits one person to 1 nmpel anothet to do what Is to the other person Mintage ad- CARABAO INCIDENT IN PRESIDENT'S HANDS I JOUSNAt H. ,l lIHIt WIAII Waahlngton, Dee li Invoatiga Hon of the travoattei upon the ad mlnistrstlon'a Phtltpplne pobcy at the nceni annual dinner ,,t ih, Military nrdei of Parabno will result III some action in tin- president, secretary Harrison and secret r) lianlels joined lodai in framing a re port to Prettdaal Wits.ui upon the in sidents of the dinner and afterward, P-Scre tars Qantaoa discussed the tub Jeci with th, president. Later it was satfounced some ,, -Hon would be taken, "emanating from the While House." in ihe meantime, neither of the secretaries win dis. uss the ill, lllellt. SUFFRAGISTS NAME LOBBY C0MM a MOANlNa JOUSNAL MStllAt HtIO WlAI, Xew York. Dec. Is 'Ihe Vain ,ni, I American Woman's Suffrage associa tion annoum sd lonighl that at the laai m, ling of the otfi.eis it was volt d " '"" "'" ",,.en ,, lieill'ieis Ol nil- , , nigl . srooil, , mlttee ,f tin nation ii assoi latlon foi the coining yi ur: Miss i. ii, Burns, of Brook I n, chairman: Airs. Carrie Chapman Catt, ,,f ew' York, Miss Ah,,- Paul ol Mol nstoW S, X . .1 . M I S I '. -ha Pie, klnrulge. of Lexington. Iy., Mm. Medlll MtJormlck, of Chicago, ami M i s. i 'h.n les 1 1 ml. ol Nat York. Il was explained thai Miss Hums had ai in. ad I hat w liii she w id remain a nwmtr ,r tin coinmlttat she lid md feel aide 10 retain the thalrmanthlpi ami that Mia, Call all! be unable lo sen. as a member be cause oi a pr tea are of other work In the woman's Stiff Hags cause. The officers ,,f ihe association, therefore, will choose shortly I chairman and a member to take tht ShU t Of Mi I 'all. INUES Regarded as Certain That President Huerta Will Make Notes Legal Tender Throughout Republic, .Nl.. SAIC.AL I 1 ASI.I Dec, li.- Tin e banks again aitment today lo save Ihe dependencies little doubt tl repri III. I a 1 to work I 'ellt I .I I in the un their l in e I their plan ilk and its lies. There i in will he adopted and that lit II UertS w ill issue a deel ee i Mlale bank notes legal roughoUi ihe , niinli.v. Long lines oi note-holdera i fruit of the Central bank Presi- mak tendei armed to, I V hangs but hi., i, ,n oa.ving uml iii,- ex Of only L'u per cent of ban, l,,l In. again served I he hopes of I hose v. ho notes in their possession, ness of the financial situ notes prolong e lllqf-.' hat Th tl n greater t ban I liai of t h mill! nation, although no news if ant ibid operations has been re ceived,, The ltd els In all quarters ai holding ihelr own and II Is regarded as probable thai those now conceit Hated al Victoria will soon fAOVC aouthward against Tamplco, Advice up I,, six o'clock tonight Indicated I bat Tamplco lias been free from a' tack Cor several dnys. NO rebels were in siglil at I bat hour. The govern- inelit stores capital, it is da lifferouaiy receive a co palace! if ummunli ion idtyatood, hi deed I fl nn,, at from in til.' cell llure Jai OPERATORS DELIVER WARNING TO STRIKERS OY MOAl.INO JOUANAL AAtCIAL LfABAO WtAII Calumet, Mich., Dec, is. The 'min ing companies in the .upper Strike district lodav dc ided to give Ihe men until the firai ii,,' year to return to work. .Mi,, lint date, ihe vacancies i Will be rilled w'ltli OUtSlde men, it wtl I announced. Ihe original time limit set by Ihe Operators would have ex pired tomorrow, A series of mass Inc. Illlgs have been arranged to appeal to the strikers to give up the struggle. At meeting hSM today only few strikers attended, opposition mass meetings by the RUN CONT CENTRAL RANK OF MEXICO unions attracting larger crowds. I L LYON st Money in Mex ,emy ico City Resided as Favor able to Early Settlement of Conditions in Republic, V MOANINO JOUANAL AAI, 1 A L 1IHID M.AI' Washington, Dec. 1H Stale de- pailment olfi, lal- , spiescd Ihe opiu n today that conditions in Mexico ere "more favorable." Xo Informa m was given as to the nature of the i!iiiv..H it. II... Miluillloll l'eira-.l...l as is itlng improvomajH Mu, ii Ii tartat is aiipiiiaoad here in the condb lion of the fin, nces of Mexico as In-' ,le at. d b the reports of heavy with draw a Is of funds from various haul, and the proposals by bankers pro hling for a decree making state bank notes legal tender throughout the ropubtlOt a guarantee fund raised by stale banks, and goveininenl guar antee ,.f bank noils'. The opinion was expressed here, thai the rtunrtt government now mlglil receive financial support from large land and mine owners id north-; era Mexico who hitherto save silled themselves with none of tin lonlend ing f.nt'ons. It Is thought these men might til) themselves with lluerls as; a result of th" confine at tan of SOSM of their property by ilennal N'llla, the conatitutlonaliat leader. EAMI Rebel Commander From One Thousi (ill K Ul1' 161 om One Thousand to Five Thousand Dollars From R:3f uuees at Chihuahua, V MORNINO jntJMNAL SCtSL IfStIO ll SI Pmo, r , Dc. is Hot rafu gees vv ho arrived day reported that , Isc, Villa. Ihe r, Ihe train to star Mexico, he c.i. I. ai tht tsofder to- Before Oen Kun, I, el leader, allowed i , om 1 Itlhuabsa, d from the Mexl- can families sums 11,011 to t,00l. Tin mostly Amen, ins and rmigiug from lefugeis Were, wealthy M'M lose, I Ihcir I he rebel oi - , opal loll of t he city. They said OoSSrsI thoae who hall passe: Villa permttted I,, sravrd the tr iln, inn personally is II was a bout lo lea v e lie appeared and ordered ai aeaament 'me Mexican mtrcnani -a Id he got off Ihe I rain lo gVpid paying Hi '. but later denied -,i! pay th, demand rather than rsmaln In I Chihuahua. The Americans said Ihe. had i , n permitted to go unmolested. 'lln- Olt!) business liansacted In I'hi hUghUS id present is that pertaining I,, the confiscation ,,f property by the rebids, according to ihe refugees. Qeorge r. Cgrrutbera, i'nlted Htm consular agent at Torreon, who is hji a special nilssioli to Hec V illa, COS-1 ferrcd Willi some of the refugees. II is understood Mr. Carrutheri was .sent to iiillv peis,,nnll Willi Villa In u gafd to recent events in ChlhUShUD, Rebel hi adqi'in lers at Juarez had aai li et tod ,v thai the federal troops, now a: ojlnaga on tht border oppo site pie.-idio, Texas, would atttrapl soon io interrupt communication bs iween Juarsg ami Chihuahua, The rebels were convinced thai any more; by General Mercado's federal forces would Ii bonier. Dial tht erul mo United i- ut Villa off from the om i 1 rfnega carrying stv across Ihe . nord , a me r federals were Villi M l I Mil s UK v ILL pin ri t i i nun ii.m.iis eral Francisco Villa, Ihe rebel mili tary c.nff, issued a notice from the State ' apilal today thai he would guarantee ths rights of all foreigners and all Mexicans who have given no support lo the Huerta government. He pi l,V Ul Il I, ueveresl penalties, soldiers alteinpl to dale Ihe rights of! iribatunti iral Villa -bed it to lie H lew u Dial 'with that he Ih, I lie way In accord e Pulled Sillies. property of for eigners would ! Icstiecli d. Al the Igners wool lame nine he said it would be his pol- hua and during Ills i, h,,i b la i rhihuu campaign southward merit) with all people to deal sum-1 who lend aid io Qtneral Kueri General Huerta He atstrttd that revolution had progressed to a I lo poinl when lie success and the down- fall of Hie Hut it. i government was WASHINGTON COMPLACENT VELOPIIENiS MEXICAN LIES COMPELLED TO PA! VILLA assured. to newspapers In small towns. "it has be. n naoeeeafy U) deal John a. Alarby, who" dtaorlbed him- prompt!) and perhaps harshly With "elf as a "legislative messenger," said certain elements which have attempt-he had received 7.",( a year for "fill ed to block the progress of ihe ravd- lowing legislation.'' I," said Hernial Villa, "particu larly in reference i the Spaniards, whom It was in , ess. i r v In expel. This has brought al t great hardships. In the future the policy and tht IS termination of those who are lead ing the rtVotl ttgaittet Huerta will be olearly understood, Geo era! Oaf ranss and myself are in complete ac cord." A w ireless station is I ling installed coanmunii it ton w ith n's headquarters at (lenerul l a n an 7.11 h 1 1. 1 mnslllo, Sonora 1 a ilia Is expeeled h it is 1 Ken Villa utaeral t'ar- le soon. Int. ml., 11. on Ins nrrlval. In establish a form Of civil gosornmtai rhdepeadenl of that H' Mi ico Miy. i peal conditions. Interrupted by the losing of Ihe sloii's, are being re stored as rapidly as possible. The i nartllUllllUalkal money Is In circula tion. ' lein i a I 1 1 Li has end. av,, ed lo reopen the mines and smelters uml i. anxious to reawaksn indaatry hs last lis Ihe rebel (nrfttor) is iMciuled. Ml Ml W I Mil I! L -ill 1)11 It Mill l lit I "I .in It I'M Kill , PToaldto Ti Dei of shots belw, , li M. all soldiers oil the ihe line two miles IK. An tat han t" xicuii and Aincic A un i l, an side of west of rrtetfll I. resulted In Ihe death tndii) of Louis OroSOO, a federal regular from tht ,,i in. ',,f , ;. nei ,1 Meri ado. The Me. mis Hied Hie ln-1 shots. Oroaao, win. lived aevtral houra ad mltttd after being slu t, that he and ins companion had crotatd to the Vmerlcaii side with a note and that , Io n Hi, ' w, ie halted by ihe Aincr .' all selltl Ill, N Hied As soon as tile shunting ILL'S- III border be, a 111 e known at I'nlted States! armj titadquartefa a warning wus hi 10 Ih b i ll , ominander that Ihe shooting must md Ik' repeated Accofd U1g to , ,' w II m sses, Ihe I Vmerlcaii soldiers on dull near when i Ihe shooting louk plaoe, were 111 - formod thai federal goMtOTI WtW hiding In a hut Ml N mis from the river, on the Aincn, an side. The Americana atnl toward thel inn to InvaaUgatt Two attxkani rushed fmni the but 1U11I stsrled run ning Inward the rlvnr. The patrol J , ailed to them lo halt. The only un- ; swer was a shi.i from a rifle of one; of Ihe lie, 111 1,1,1 1 1 III1S e led, 1,1 dlopl ued filing as l txk ins Then the I I'd Ihe fire and 0M j The other. . onlln- an. lie THIEVES MAKE HAUL FROM FREIGHT CARS A MOANINO JOUANAS ASIC, At LlAtffO WINI, Louis, Dae, 1 1. After driving ! off the train crew .vhb h surprised ; them at work, four thieves early thlS j morning escaped with 111,111 worth of goods Lakes from freight ears in. Hi.. ai. Is of the Vamtalla railroad, In! Baat St. Louis. III. Several wagons were used ti, carl away th,. plunder. K. .1-,..., of ,.,,...,.,..1.11.. .lies sad sceeaaorwa ai furnishing goods. Tl,.. ,l.lt'Uy u .o.t iIIhj.i.v i r...l 1,1 WOrl by .lames Spell, el, foreniall of the Terminal Itttllroad assuclsllon. At Ihe point of a rendier ttt) was driven l, ai l, lo a switching engine and the engineer ordered to "iiiove nil." A mile from Ihe scene of Ihe robbciv I lie engine slopped and Spencer tele phone, I the polite When thev .11 i m d at Ihe railroad vards Ihc thieves were gone. FREIGHT DERAILED TO SAVE PASSENGER " MOSNI Nil JOUMNAL SflCIAL IIAlID WIMU JOllSt, III.. Iec Is Ann, nialle de-, rallmenl spparatui saved a Chicago bound express train from a headoii j i lash Into a runaway Height train near hers today on ihc Chicago, Hock I (stand It pacific railroad. AtTbraksa on Ihe freight train, which was com-, pi std of coal cars, failed to work and! the train gol beyond control, After; II had passed III,' " uul Stop signal the derailment switch automatically j v as opened and the riinavviiv freight I was Shot into lb,- ditch In lime In M Ihe pas-enger train by. The Height engine was overturned! nil the engine, r and fireman wc, burled b SO eatS Ions of OOS) cue crew dllk thSRl Ottt. Till onl) slightly Injured. res , were l ug- to VI, I rippled Haul, -bl .Norfolk. VS Dec is. The navy tugs Hercules and MaStSaOil left here to, I, iv to mSSt Ihc disabled battleship Vermont, Which is being lowed up the coast by the battleship Delaware. LOOKED AFTER Certain Newspaper Men and Other Agents of Railroad Received Money for Special Work at Capital, ,OV MOANINO JOUONAL III ' UlSSIS ' " Boston, Dec II. Explanation of certain payments made by the Xew York. Xew Havsn ii Hartford rail- l"'"1 '" newspapermen i legislators, was sought ami former at a hearing betore tnt state, pui'll, tl mission t,la Oeorge H, sargtnt, nei poller. test if led thai h -pa n received money from the railroad, for u weekly letter which 111 he rci urn mailed Information regarding card games', alleged lo have been conducted by employes of the Ntw Haven company at a hold, ai vv bleb members of Ihe legislature were sa III to have been al lowed to win l.ngH sums of money, was sought from Hanfy B. Bowdtn. another "messenger." I'.,,w,l,n ,b i lined to answer quesllons on tin ground Ihe answ ers might In, rltll Inute him. in ordti to .'i" n NEW RAVEN ROAD ECILT Dally, by Oarrtee or Mall, ansa a Month. Single, Ooptea, C CURRENCY BILL TO HAVE SIGNATURE OF PRESIDENT All Amendments Piesented by Senator Hitchcock Are Promptly Voted Down by Decisive Majorities, HOLIDAY RECESS IS PRACTICALLY CERTAIN i Proposition lo Have Appointive Positions Without Civil Ser vice Examinations Provokes Protest, IS "OHM, NO ASOCIAL LIA1IO WIAO' Washington. Dec. U. With tha democratic lagtttttlvs machinery run long smoolhlv. the adniinisli at ion currency bin a&ovad rapidly todsy to- w.nils lis final passage in the senafi . The 111 Ml of the amendments to the mtaSiItt was eattd down, and Senu- lor i vv ell ii pro posing the den, OCVatk amendments calculated to l 'ilc,t ihe measure, which were adopted without meeting strenuous protest. Legislative leaders ileclared lo nighl (he end ,,f Ihe currency fight was In sight. In the house, Speaker ( lark and M ijorllv Leader I'nder wood expressed the opinion that tin mettUrt would go to the president and be written Into law by Monday or Tuisdtiy st the latest. Mr. I'ndrrwood announced his In Isnttaa ol offering nn adjournment rasalUtlvtS Wkteh would give congress a holiday recess until January 12. as soon as the hill was passed. Informal , onfei em es on the measure, he Mild, ahe.olv bad settled all but a few (lln puled points In the differences be i vv MTS the two houses. I The final eflorts of Senator lilt, li " u the republicans lo InJr. i onl, oi Hu n Ideas Into the bill, wen vole, I down one nfter until her lodav. Hi. senate operating under the unrce- ni, 'Ml to limit speeches to llfleeii min utes eaih. Then Smalm liwen pre setile, I tht amendments agrecii on bv the demo, rati, conference last night. 'The opposite, n did not Insist on roll 1 1 alls and the amendments wet. adopted with little debate until Sena tor Owen presented one to authorise the federal reserve board to appoint j ' attorneys, experts and assistants ' without regard to Ihe civil service laws Then the republicans broke forth in protest and prevented Im mediate action. One smendrhenl mi,, pie. i provided I that banks In ihe new system could urn employ tormtf tteretarita of the trcusurv, assistant secretaries, comp trollers ,,r the purrtnep, or wtmbtta jof Ihc federal reserve hoard for two veins aftel thev severed Ihelr con nSction with tht government. An- olber , luingc gave Ihe secretary of the treaeury discretion is use a parts Of the earnings of the reglouul hanks t,, build Up the gold reserve. The alary of lb, members of the federal reserve board was Increased from .ill o.oii fi I,, tl-'."i). A number of amendntanta calculated to simplify I be w ork of putting the new system Into Operation were adopted, and va lines changes were made to facili tate in. entrance of state banks and trust companies Senators Root, Lrlstovv, llurton und Cummins attacked ihe democrats for the proposal Hull Ihe cmplnves of the board should I, exempt from civil StrVtl e I eqilil'emi'lltN, "Ii is now apparent," said Senator BrlstoW, "thai Hie haste enforced on ih,- consldjtratl ,f this bill is not , nl) prtpOStd lo quiet the financial unrest in ih'i country, I ut also to Hut isfy the horde of hungry office seek- is win, hive besieged the Capital for the last ten months. Opening up I hese force pnsli tons the radar pa ii isa nship vv oul I reserve board lo go S.n.tlni i, wen declared bill a small i number ,n employes would be af f acted bs tin- provision ami aaaarttd. the amendment was proposed In or der I ha I the federal reserve boar"! might not be hampered oi Belayed In , beslnnlng work. Winn Ihe senate ic.essed at h o'clock tiie democratic conference rs assembled to perfect final amend i mi nis tu ihe hill. When the democratic conference, called tu perfect rinal amendments on tht bill, adjourned at S o'clock, It had completed work on the bill and had endorsed amendments covering a j number of Ihe points most v igorously deiiidiiiled by Ihe republicans. These included provision for an extension of time limit or the rediscount bill, as regards agricultural trans action! Hum ninety days tu one hun dred and eighty days, with the dis- I oration lefl to 'he board of reserve to acept Hie longer time paper: th, j guarantee of deposits In state banks thai may Join the associations as well as in the national banks, and a pro vision that would permit clearing l,,. use a, lociai ions to ,n i Inue their present system of examining the transactions of Ihe hanks within th? clearing house associations The democrats determined lo stand by thin amendment taking out of the civil service the experts and of ficers of the new currency system. The amendment proposing to increase NEXT WEEK