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fl'r-'' - THE HARTFORD HERALD. Subscription $1 Per Year, in Advance, "I fowl, tin HwiH of a foiiy WtrlJ, IU Km of ill fetim Limkriig at j Bk.' -4M Kinds Job Printing Neatly Executed. I ;N42d YEAR. HARTFORD, KY WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 1916. NO. 10 vijjfiijSifwT SP ffTfitJl- lJ " "" J""' Wff" WILSON TRIUMPHS " IN THSENATE Gore's Warning Resolu W tion Tabled Y A VOTE JIFJIB TO 14 Gore Himself Votes With Ad- ministration Forces Two Democrats Voted Nay. WORDING OP GOItE RESOLUTION Washington, March 3. By a vote of 68 to 14, a greater majority than they expected, administration forces In the Senate to-day tabled Senator Gore's resolution to warn Americans off the armed ships of the European uelllgerents and thereby finally quelled in the Senato an agitation which has embarrassed President Wilson in the submarine negotia tions with Germany. Senator Gore's resolution, a r.ub stltuto by Senator McCumbcr, a re publican, and an attempt by Sena tor Gore to strengthen his original proposal, all were defeated at ono time on a roll-call en a motion by Senator James, one of the adminis tration whips, to table them. The administration victory In the Senate transferred the fight to the House. Of the fourteen who voted nay, only O'Gorman and Chamberlain are Democrats. Forty-seven Democrats voted aye. Senator Gore himself voted to ta "ble his resolution. Senators Cham "berlaln and O'Gorman were the only Democrats to vote against the Ad ministration. The other twelvo anti-admlnlstratlon votes were all Republicans ..Hor.ty-four Democrats and twentw-two Republicans voted to table the resolution. ' The text of the Gore resolution follows: "Whereas, a number of the lead ing powers of the world are now en gaged In a war of unexampled pro--portions; and Whereas, the United States Is hap pily at peace with all of the bellig erent nations; and "Whereas, it is equally the desire and the interest of the American people to remain at peace with all nations; and M "Whereas, the President has re cently afforded fresh and signal proofs of the superiority of diploma cy to butchery as a method of set tling International disputes; and "Whereas, tho right of American citizens to travel on unarmed bellig erent vessels has recently received renewed guarantees of respect and Inviolability; and "Whereas, the right of American citizens to travel on armed bellig erent vessels rather than upon un armed vessels Is essential neithor to their life, liberty nor safety, nor to the independence, dignity or secur ity of the United States; and "Whereas, Congress alone has been vested with the power to de clare war, which Involves tho obli gations to prevent war by all proper means consistent with the honor and vital Interest of the nation: There fore bo it. "Resolved by tho Senate, the House of Representatives concur ring, that it is the sense of the Con gress, rested as it is with the solo p'ower to declare war, that all per sons owing allegiance to the United States should, in behalf of their own safety and the vital interest of tho United States, forbear to exercise tho right to travel as passengers upqn any armed vessel of any bellig erent power, whether such vessel be armed for offensive or defensive purJ poses, and It is the further sense of the Congress that no passport should bo issued or ronowed by the Secre tary of State, or by anyone acting sunder him, to be used by any person owing allegiance to tho United States ifiJr'piirpose of travel upon any such armed' vwsel of a belligerent pow er," " N It was explained that Senator 'James had moved" to lay not only the Gore warning resolution, but) also the so-called corrected resolution on the table. It was necessary then for Senators to express themselves as for warning and on the question of Vllllng as American on an unarmed merchantman as a causo for war, in one vote. For that reason Senator Gore vot ed to tablo because he did not favor his own substitute and had Introduc ed it merely to get an expression of tho Senate on that Issue. Tlie text of Senator Gore's addi tion to Iris original resolution and which was tabled with the warning resolution, was as follows: "Resolved, by tho Sennte, the House of Representatives concur ring. That the sinking by a German submarine without notice or warn ing of an armed merchant vessel of her public enemy, resulting In the death of a citizen of the United States, would constitute a just and sufficient cause of war between the United States and the German Em pire." RESIGNATION OF BRYAN GAVE HOPE TO GERMANY Washington, March 4. President Wilson's position on the Internation al situation, out of which has grown the question of this country's posi tion on the armed merchantmen con troversy, was revealed further to day. Ho told congressional leaders that It was months after the resigna tion of former Secretary Bryan bo fore the United States could convince Germany that this nation Is In earn est in Its position on submarine war fare. He said that" the charges made that he wanted to got the Unit ed States Into war were entirely dis proved by his attitude during the last two years. He Is willing to do anything except sacrifice tho nation's honor In order to maintain the Unit ed States at peace. At the same time he did not see how the United States could do anything but sever diplomatic relations with any nation which killed Americans in violation of International law. He represent ed that the German ambassador and Secretary Lansing have thoroughly discussed the situation, and that the former" fully understands that in tho event of a complete disagreement diplomatic relations must bo broken off. Ambassador Bernstoff, tho President says, shares the hopo that nothing of the kind will over occur. THE GREATEST OCEAN DISASTER YET KNOWN Paris, March, 4. It was announc ed at the French ministry of marine here that there were nearly 4,000 men aboard the French auxiliary cruiser La Provence when she sani: In the Mediterranean on February 2G. It was stated that aboard the La Provence -were staffs of the Third colonial Infantry regiment; tho Third battalion, a second company of theJFlrst battalion; second ma chine gun company, and ono extra company, in all nearly 4,000. As the ministry of marine on Feb ruary 29 announced tho number or survivors of the La Provence disas ter was estimated at 870, it is Indi cated by the foregoing dispatch that upwards of 3,130 lives wero lost. The loss of more than 3,000 lives Is the greatest ocean disaster of modern times. Up to the present tho largest number of lives over lost In ono wreck was the White Star li ner Titanic, which struck an iceberg off the Now Foundland banks on April 14, 1912, and sank with a loss ofl,595 and the rescued numbered 743. Tho story of how tho La Provence was sunk Is yet' to be told. SPEED OF 200 WORDS A MINUTE WY WIRELESS Chicago, March 4. A speod of 200 words a minute, said to be a record for wireless transmission, has been accomplished by tho wireless station at tho Great Lakes Naval Training School. North Chicago, It was an nounced here. The speed was obtained through the use of a transmitting relay there and a recently invented receiving machine at a private station hero. Technical details of the machines are to bo kept secret, It was said, at the training school. Thirty words a minute previously has been considered a fast record, according to officials at the station. i Born On Olirjstiims, IHlt. Augusta, Ky., March 6. Mrs, Mallnda Bishop, widow of James Blshop.dled hero from tho Infirmities of age. She was born on Christmas day, 1811, In Virginia, and was in her 105th year at tho time of her death. One son, James Harvey Bish op, ot Cumberland, Md survlyes her. SIATE PRIMARY WIILJPSTLY For Indiana Taxpayers and Candidates. THE EXPENSEJ092 GQUNTIES May Total Between $400,000 and $600,000 Fortunes Spent By Candidates. NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING IMG Indianapolis, March 4. That the State-wide primary, to be held In In diana next Tuesday Is going to bo an expensive proposition both to taxpayers and candidates for ofilce is tho opinion of political leaders of all parties. Thero Is much speculation as to what It will cost tho State and those estimates vary, but no estl mate has been lower than an aver age of $5,000 a county. The lowest estimate, therefore, Is $4G0,000 for tho ninety-two counties of the State, Some politicians think the cost will run to $G00,000. Marion county, In which Indian apolls Is situated, has already np proprlated $34,000 to pay tho ex penses of the primary. Some county officials say this will not bo enough. Some of the smaller counties may not have to spend, It is estimated, more than $3,000. But the, larger counties, like Lake, Vigo, St. Joseph, Allen and Vanderburg, and perhaps a few others, will. It Is believed. hnvo to pay out $15,000 or 'more, Until all tho printing bills are in, however, it will not bo possible to ascertain the cost of tho primary with any certain degree of accuracy. That the primary Is hitting the candidates hard, there Is no ques tion. Practically all of the political leaders say that there was never any candidate who made a canvass for an office, to be nominated at a con vention, that ever spent anything like what the primary Is costing. Tho greatest Item of expense In the pri mary is for newspaper advertising. The candidates are using this meth od of appealing to the voter more than ever before. Because of the lack of contest, the Democratic canldatcs for the higher offices have not been called to spend large amounts. The Progressive candidates are spending practically nothing. It is tho Republicans who are making tho strenuous campaign. Republican candidates for United State Senators and Governor and there are three each for these two offices are making great appeal to tho voters by displaying their pho tographs, with reading matter. In tho newspapers. Tho Increase In the use of this sort of advertising has been marked. Most of tho advertise ments are two columns wide and ten inches or twenty Inches long. Thero are about 1C0 regulnr Republican newspapers In the State and about forty others carrying this advertis ing. Ono insertion of the usual twenty-Inch ad. In these papers costs $1,000 at a conservative estlmato. Republican candidates for Senator and Governor have had such adver tisements in this string of newspa pers anywhere from three to a dozen times. This ropotltlon Is explained by the fact that some of tho men be gan their active campaign last Aug ust whllo others began theirs later. Campaign buttons, stickers, cards, posters, streot car ads and pennants have been distributed with a lavish hand. Next to tho advertising, the next item of expenso probably, is for transportation and hotel bills ot the candidates and their inanagers. Tho motor car has played a great part In the primary. With tho use of tht3 means of transportation, a candidate Is ablo to address soveral meetings a day. All tho candidates for Sen ator and Governor claim they hnvo visited every county In the State at least once, and It Is understood that' ono ot tho senatorial candidates Is making his third trip to every coun ty In tho State. Postage has been a big item ot expense. It Is estimated that each candldato has sent out from 100,000 to 200,000 p(ccc8 ot mall and most of this has gone "first class." The printing ot circulars has also cost a lot of money. Not tbo least of tho candidates' expenses has been the maintenance of headquarters, consisting of largo suites of rooms In downtown hotels or ofilce buildings In! Indianapolis. Some of the candidates even have maintained headquarters recently in tho larger cities of the State, outsido of the capital. This has meant the employment of clerks, stenographers and messengers, all of which ha3 cost considerable. Telephone and telegraph tolls will run Into hun dreds of dollars. Various estimates have been made ns to the amount the different candi dates will spend. Some are speculat ing that two of tho most active can didates for Governor and two for Senator will have expended close on to $200,000 at the close of primary day. They figure that it will cost each ono approximately $50,000. The .expenses will not cease until the polls are closed, as some of the can didates, It Is declared, will have mo tor cars at every precinct In the State to see that their friends get to tho polls, as well as hired workers at the 3,177 voting precincts. AVEAPONS HV CARTLOADS DISCOVERED IN IIASTIIiE Boston, March 3. Many cartloads of knives, chisels, files and black jacks, relics of unsuccessful plan3 of escape from the House of Correc tion at Deer Island during a half century, were found to-day between the walls of the old prison, which are being repaired. The collection was explained by officials as representing the efforts of prisoners at various times to rid themselves of smuggled articles, when the signal was passed along the corridors that ofilcers wero mak ing a general search of the cells. Ventilators communicate with tho space between the walls, and the contraband articles were thrown through the openings. FIREMAN Jl'.MPED AND WAS GROUND TO DEATH Henderson, Ky., March 4. The body of R. T. Johnson, fireman of L. & N. northbound "Dixie Flyer." who met his death at 10 o'clock last night, when the engine was derailed In tho local yards, was recoveiied from under the engine at 3 o'clock this morning. Johnson leaped from tho cab when the engine left the rails and was caught underneath. Ills body was ground to fragcents; the largest part found was the left leg. Engineer Manning remained at his post and escaped Injury. Man ning had been tunning on this divis ion for thirty years and last night was the first wreck he ever expe rienced. Youiijj Ilrido Takes Poison. Lexington, Ky., March 3. Zelma Frederick Maloney, a 15-year-old bride of two weeks. Is In a critical condition at St. Josoph's Hospital, this city, following an 'attempt at suicide by swallowing carbolic acid. The causo assigned for her attempt at self-destruction is that she re ceived a reproachful letter from her husband, Frank Maloney, In which he said that he would no longer sup port her. Owing to the youth of the bride the caso Is attracting consider able attention. Fnrmer's Wife Ends Life. Sholbyvllle, Ky., March 4. Mrs. Charles Rogers, the wife of a farmer living three miles east of Bagdad, committed suicide at 11 o'clock this morning by cutting her throat with a razor. Mr, Rogers; two of their five children and tw other persons wero In the room at tho time, but the act was committed boforo any realized her purpose. Mrs. Rogers had been III for some weeks. She was C8 years old. Wins Two Prizes. Frankfort, Ky., March 3. Olga Check Ferguson, of Logan county, was awarded tho prize as tho cham pion tomato grower of Kentucky to day In tho Girls' Canning Club con tests. She is given tho State prize ot $25 and tho County prize ot $15. She raised 5,944 pounds of tomatoes on one-tenth of an acre and put up 1,076 cans ot tomatoes. Lute Train Saves Life. Bedford, Iud., March 3. Only for tho lateness of nn early southbound fast mall, due hero beforo daylight, a tramp giving his name as "John Doo" would be in the morguo in stead of Jail to-day. He was found lying across the Manon tracks In tho yards north of the station and in stead of being dead, as supposed, was only "dead" drunk. WARNING NOTICE ACTIONJELflYED In the House For Various Reasons. NO DOUBT ftSJOJHE RESULT When Vote Is Taken Bryan's Presence In Washington Complicates Situation. .SOME REASONS FOR THE DELAY Washington, March 4. The House again to-day postponed action on proposals to warn American citizens not to travel on armed merchant ships, defeat of which has been re quested by President Wilson to strengthen his hands In the negotia tions with Germany. It was decided that not before Tuesday would a vote be taken, and a Wearying day of conferences and maneuvering left more doubt than ever as to just what form the House action, when the time finally came, would take. Supporters of the President In hip stand for the right of Americans to safety aboard merchantmen bearing arms, reiterated that there was no uncertainty that the House sooner or later would follow the lead of the Senate In killing the warning pro posals. Tho problem of framing a parliamentary plan, however, which will have the necessary committee sanction, and which will be assured of acceptance by the House Itself, remained unsolved. Some representatives professed to see in the arrival in the Capital of Williams Jennings Bryan, who filled a speaking engagement here to night, a development which might further complex the situation con fronting the President's supporters In the House. Mr. Bryan conferred during the afternoon with many of his friends, including some members of Congress, and discussed the move ment for a congressional warning, which he Is known to favor. He de nied, however, as did those with whom he talked, that he was on the ground to help organize opposition to the President's desires. House leaders advanced many rea sons In support of their decision against a vote" to-day or Monday on the recommendation of the Foreign Affairs Committee that the McLe more warning resolution bo tabled. Prominent among them was the fail ure of tho Rules Committee to agree after a long session on what sort of rulo should bo brought In to govern debate. Acting Chairman Pou and Represmtattve Garrett, of tho com mittee, went to the White House to night to discuss that feature with President Wilson. Other reasons contributing to tho delay included: Insistence of some Democrats, in cluding Democratic Leader Kltchln, that Instead of voting on the For eign Affairs Committee recommenda tion to tablo Representative McLe more's resolution, thero be reported a substitute requiring a straight vote on a warning resolution. Absence of many Democratic members from Washington on week end trips. Unwillingness by Speuker Clark to entertain n tabling motion on Monday, which is unanimous consent day. Pleas of Indiana Democrats that no vote be taken beforo tho Indiana primaries are hold next Tuesday. The desire of many members for the longest possible delay In the hope that they nover will have to go ot record on tho proposition. Doubt as to tho tempor ot Ropub llan members. Soon after the Houso convenod to day Acting Chairman Pou announc ed that his committee- had decided there should bo no voto until Mon day. Then Speaker Clark added to tho perplexities of thoso In charge of tho Pro'ldont's fight by announcing ho would not recognlzo a motion to bring the proposal up Monday be cause It was unanimous consent day. An Informal meeting of Democrat ic members of the Rules Committee, Majority Leader Kltchln, Chairman Flood, of the Foreign Affairs Com mlttoo, and tho Speaker followed. In tho course of a lively two hours' session on tho auestlon of framing a rule, Mr. Kltchln brought forward his proposal- for a straight warning resolution. The President's backers refused to entertain tho suggestion. Tho attitude of the Administration was plainly, they said, for killing the McLemoro resolution on the iloor and making an end of tho whole matter. GIRLS THREATEN STRIKE TO GAIN SHORTER SKIRTS Sandusky, 0., Mar. C This city may pop Into the limelight at almost any time ns tho scene of something out of the ordinary In tho way of a strike. Girls employed In Ice cream par lors, confectlnery store3, post-card stands and restaurants threaten to resist what they consider an attempt by their employers to tell them what they shall wear. The trouble started when a girl lost her job in a dowtowa rsstau rant because she Insisted on wearing n skirt which In the opinion of her employer was too short. "I'm afraid some of my patrons might object," said the employer, "and you'll have to put a ruffle on It or quit." The girl quit. 'Fuel was added to the flame when a server In an Ice , cream parlor lost her Job because she refused to wear waists a little higher at the neck. Mucli talk of girlu organizing a unlrii Is heard, if they do Mine. Fashion will bo to blame. The Klrls out of jobs here will hunt new jobs In Cleveland. .MONTH'S TOLL BRITISH VESSELS IS SIXTY-NINE London, March 4. An ofilclal communication, issued to-night con cerning marine losses says: "British wrecks reported to tho Board of Trade in February aggre gated C9, Involving a loss of 420 lives. Included in the wrecks were 42 steamships of a total tonnage of 5G.S.-.G. "Ten of these steamers were sunk by enemy warships, with a loss of 30 lives; 5 by mines, with a loss of 17C lives; 1 by a mine or submarine, with a loss of S lives, and 1 by bombs from a Zeppelin, with a loss of 13 lives. "Of 27 sailing ships lo3t G were sunk by enemy warships." THE SLEEPING SICKNESS HOLDS ONE FOR 17 DAYS Oconto, Wis., March 4 A sleep ing sickness In a new form has de veloped here, but Dora Henderson, the victim of the longest sleep on record In Wisconsin, has recovered. Five others have been ill of tho same mysterious complaint and three died, while tho other two recovered after sleeping more than five das. Miss Henderson alept for 17 days, with only one day of consciousness between her two long naps. To-day however, she was declared to bo out of danger. The first sufferer was Harold Bo dle. Ho slept II vo days and was ar tificially fed. At the end of the fifth day ho died. Two others slept three or four days and died." COOK INHERITS tfr.ii.OOO AND TAKES A VACATION Henderson, Ky., March 4. Mrs. Laura 0'Brleii, G3 years old, of this city, has been notified that she will recelvo $52,000 from the estate of Robert H. O'Brien, who died In Ire land several mouths ago. Mrs. O'Brien has been employed for twenty years as a cook, and notwith standing hor advanced age, sho is found at her post of duty every day. When notified of her good fortune, sho was so surprised that she left her work In tho kitchen of a board ing houso and said sho would take a rest tho first in over twenty years. HcMKiintlon Rumor Denied. Washington, March 1. Arousod by tho publication of reports you terday that President Wilson, be cause of the strain of the foreign sltuntlont wub considering reslgnlns from office, the White House to-day Issued this formal statement: "When Secretary Tumulty's at tention was called to the story ap pearing In certalu papers that tho President had resigned or wa3 con sidering resigning, ho said: " 'An American newspaper that would publish a story of that kind in n situation llko tho one which now confronts America, dishonors itself.' " The man who acts contrary to his wife's ndvlco and falls down, never rears the last of It. i HMriwjM4L.. jmVcUvm JW44 .-.- f .