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INCREASED IN 1912 BY J61,956,882 'Annual Report of Tax Com mission Submitted to Gov. O’Neal INCREASE NEXT TO LARGEST EVER MADE Raises on Real Estate and Personal Property Amount to $7.91.">,824. Local Cases in Litigation Not Included in Report Montgomery. January 3.—(Special.1)— Alabama tax assessments were increased *61,956,883 by the state lax commission during 1912. according to the annual re port of the body, submitted to Governor O’Neal late today. The document gives the total assessed value of property In Alabama at *609.367,331.31. The figures in clude the entire state except in the case of Shelby county which raises and es capes have not been entered into the report; the state received a to tal of 3527,137.22. Of this sum the county tax commissioners procured *129il04.9ti, which left *398.032.32 procured by the stale commission. Counties of the state derived a rev enue of *532,409.21 from the county and atate commissioner’s efforts without one cent of expense to themselves. The in crease amount in 11 per cent, which Is the second largest ever made by the body. Raises on real estate ana personal property during the year totaled $7,315,821 compared to $10,538,165 for 3911. Fran chise assessments amounted to $24,303,383, compared to $25,491,764 for t*he preceding year. More than $5,000,000 in raises in Jef ferson county are not included In the j report it being stated that 108 cases are j now in litigation. The letter to Governor O’Neal says in part the work of the commission combined with that of the county tax commissioners is greater for the year 1912 than any year during its existence. The counties to a largo extent instead of co-operating with the state in raising Assessable property to the values re [' quired by law, have done a great deal to hinder the work of the commission. The commission has encountered very j P: serious opposition in its work in ithe counties- of Jefferson, Montgomery Pnd Cpnecuh, but. notwithstanding this oppo > sition, the commission was aide to set tle amicably all of these matters in the counties of Montgomery and Conecuh, but have quite an amount of unfinished work in the county of Jefferson, which we hope to finish amicably in a short time. We find that this opposition to the ! commission was fostered largely by ! those who are not paying their fair share of taxes in Alabama and who arc trying to stir up trouble to keen *he commission from ipaking a fair.and just assessment against their properties. The expert assistants employed by the commission rendered great service to the state by the collection of delinquent li- | yonses and also by the assistance and j help rendered to the assessors, boards of revenue and county tax commission- , ers in the state. The expenses of the commission for; WBJm.'.. ' -'J'1 -ace c .. --:i—■_ _;j: HE WAS VERY CARELESS. Never brushed his coat-. Carried around a great lot. of dandruff with him. One day a friend told him of Hall's Hair Renewer. He talked with his doctor about it. Then used it. Now bis scalp is clean and healthy. No dan druff. No falling hair. No danger of staining the hair, either. I — Bandits Get $90,000 After Fierce Fight; Nine Killed Vanelcia-Do->linbo, Portugal, January 3.—Nine cowbpys were killed and 14 more or less wounded In a desperate battle on the Spanish frontier today with a band of smugglers who with characteristic fierceness routed the herdsmen and cap tured *90,000 In cash. This was the pro ceeds of sales of cattle. Jose Murllhaes, one of the best known cattle breeders in the province of Minho, had been for several weeks passing from exposition to exposition and had dis posed of three herds, He then starled for home with the Portugese equivllant of *90,000 in bank note* and' cash. He was .... guarded by two score of his cowboys. While he was passing close to the bor der, between Portugal and Spain, he was suddenly attacked by a large band of armed smugglers, who fired on his party from ambuscade. The herdsmen returned the volley with vigor. They were finally forced to flee. They car ried off Murilhaes who has been serious ly wounded, but left the whole of the money and 23 of their comrades on th* field, nine of them dead, and most of the others fatally injured. The civil guards of the entire province have been caled out and are searching for the treasure and bandits. No trace Df them has been found. the fiscal year exceed former years. This is explained by the additional burden on It of maintaining an office In Jefferson county with a. force of experts and as sistants. for more than one-half the year. In view of the fact, that this whs election year for the county tax as assessors and that practically every one of them stood for re-election the com mission feels gratified to report the in crease shown. FIERCE GALE DOES HEAVY DAMAGE ON ATLANTIC COAST < 4 on f timed From Pago Onri niond shoals near Cape Hatteras, N. C., was blown three miles from her sta tion. “H. O. S.” ■•alls were flashed by i the lightship but her prew finally saved; her without assistance. No Loss of Life Atlanta, Ga., January 3.—No loss of life has been reported tonight as a1 result of the severe rain and wind , storm which swept Florida, Georgia and South Carolina today. In many parts! of this section the wind attained an! unprecedented velocity. While minor losses of property were reported at Au- j gusta, Savannah. Charleston, Columbia and the Florida peninsula, the damage of the storm apparently was confined to broken glasses, uprooting of trees, de struction of small building and pros tration of telephone and telegraph wires. Most Destructive of Season New York. January 3.—The most de structive storm of the season swept along the Atlantic coast today, causing great property loss. Simultaneously came reports of storms of equal vio lence in portions of the south and mid dle west and along a part of the Pa cific const. Wire communication In all sections of the country was crip pled. At times during the day as few as five wires were working between this city and Chicago, and all wires soutli of Atlanta were prostrated. Dam age caused to shipping on sea, lake and harbor cannot be estimated tontght. While the storm was heavy and gen eral only one death had been reported here up to a late hour, that of a Brook lyn man blown from a scaffold. In tills city early today rain was fol lowed by a gnle that readied a maximum velocity of 80 miles an hour, working havoc on land and water. From cap sized craft scores of persons were res cued in this harbor. An unidentified three masted schooner was anchored tonight live miles oft the TJttlo Kgg life saving station, flying distress signals tonlghl Reports from the station said she did not appear in Immediate danger, but the revenue c utter Seneca has been dispatched to her assistance. Human beings were tossed about by the wind in some instances like so much paper. An unidentified man was blown into Newark Pay from a. train crossing a draw bridge and no trace of him was found by searchers. William Zimmerman, a Brooklyn manu facturer, was blown overboard while fishing from a pier at Coney Island. He was rescued. A man was lifted by the wind from an e levated station plat form in Brooklyn and struck on bis head on the car tracks and was dan gerously injured. Another citizen was blown under a trolley car and lost, a leg. Heavy Damage in Pennsylvania Philadelphia. January 3.—Wind, that at times attained a velocity of 90 miles ail hour, caused heavy damage throughout Pennsylvania. Delaware and New Jersey today. Buildings, trees and poles were blown down In all sections of the three states and numerous persons were in juder. Vessels, mostly small craft, an chored In the Delaware river and along the Atlantic </>ast dragged their anchors and were driven ashore. Eleven persons were injured in the col lapse of a four story factory In this city and a score of others were hurled under the ruins of a shed at West Mary land street wharf, on the Delaware river, hut escaped serious injury, Negro Saves Train Winston-Salem, N. C., January 3.— Quick action by a negro is believed to have averted the wrecking of an in coming passenger train from Greens boro this morning. The negro discovered a large telegraph pole which had been blown across the track by today’s storm. After trying in vain to remove the ob stacle before the arrival of the train, he removed his red flannel shirt, proceeded a short distance down the track and flagged the train. Engineer E. E. Harris stopped his train a few yards from the pole. Have Sommer’s Make Your Suit or Overcoat NOW You can get a generous reduction on the price of any suit you select from our splendid stock of fine woolens, if you order now. Nothing but the price is reduced—our standard is always the highest. Just to indicate the re ductions now in force here, you can select any $35 or $37.50 pattern in the house and have it made for » We Tailor Shirts to Your Measure SOMMER Tailoring Company 1912-1914 First Avenue FIRE DAMAGES THREE HOUSES Three thousand dollars damage was done by fire late last night to three houses in North Birmingham. Numbers 2625, 2627 and 2529 North Thirty-second avenue. The tire department in North Birming ham did not have a report on the fires last night. It, is stated that William Cary occupies the house at 2525 North Thirty-second avenue, and D. H. Patton No. 2629. The firemen stated that the house at 2527 was completely destroyed, but. that no one was at home at ony of the houses. BRITAIN DELIVERS REID’S REMAINS TO HIS COUNTRYMEN (Contlined From Page Oar) ida and North Dakota were drenched with spray as they came ashore to form a guard of honor and the little launches from the Florida that carried the body to the wharf pitches so badly that the 30 petty officers acting as bearers had to steady the coffin for fear it would go overboard. On "the river the guns of the Natal and the Florida boomed a salute of 39 guns. The first civilian to board the Natal after she anchored was Ogden Mills, the late ambassador s brother-in-law. When the procession formed Mr. Mills, with the ambassador’s son, Ogden Mills Held, and S. S. Hanks, his secretary, stood bareheaded behind the artillery caisson with Chandler Hale, third assistant sec retary of state, and Capt. T. M. Potts. United States navy. At the cathedral the casket was in trusted to a guard of 30 marines from the battleship Connecticut. In squads of 35 on tu'o hour shifts, these marines watched by the casket during the night. At the funeral services at the cathe dral tomorrow Dean William Grosvenor will read the lesson, Bishop Leonard of Cleveland, an old friend of Mr. Reid’s, representing the state of Ohio and the diocese in which Mr. Reid formerly lived, will read the creed and prayers. The committal service will be read by Bishop David H. Greer, bishop of the New York diocese. Bishop Boyd Carpenter of West minster abbey, London, will be in at tendance with the clergy, representing the abbey. The pallbearers will be: James Bi*yce, the British ambassador; Secretary of State Philander C. Knox, Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, Senator Elihu Root, Joseph H. Choate, J. P. Morgan, Chauncey M. Depew, Judge George Gray, Rear Admiral William S. Cowles. Hart Liman, Donald Nicholson, W. D. Sloane, Robert Lincoln, John Cadwalader, Robert Bacon and Henry White. Taft Goes to New York Washington, January 3.—President Taft, accompanied by Secretary of State Knox left here at 12:30 o’clock this morning for New Y'ork to attend the funeral there today of Whitelaw Reid, late American amnassador to Great ■Britain. The President this afternoon will address the International Peace Forum and the republican dinner at night. He will return to Washington Sunday afternoon. NELSON ACCUSED OF ATTEMPTED MURDER Troy Nelson, a negro man, was arrest ed last night by Officers Darnell and Whitfield, charged with burglary and as sault with intent to murder. The charges state that Nelson broke in the lower part of the residence of George , i\ Harris, 1812 South Eleventh avenue, last night. One negro servant was stabbed ' in the eye by Nelson and was taken to the Hillman hospital. Mr. Harris and Leon Edwards were at tracted by the cries of the servants and attempted to catch Nelson, who is said to have cut Mr. Harris across the back of the hand. The two men finally over powered him and held him until the officers arrived. The negro servant, named Roberson, will probably lose one eve as a result of the cut. according to the information from the Hillman hos pital last night. TWO AREKILLED AND MANY HURT IN WRECK Mobile, January 3.—Two men were in stantly killed and more than a score seriously Injured, some may die. when a New Orleans, Mobile and Chicago pas senger train, bound for Mobile, crashed through a trestle at Leaf, Miss,, this aft ernoon. The dead: Oscar Shepard, news agent. Mobile. Jim Norman, negro porter. Mobile. Thirteen negroes were badly hurt when the negro coach plunged from tire trestle to the swamps below. The baggage coach' telescoped with the tender of the en gine. lyonstra6ei) THROUGH COINS Johnnie Lyons, a negro man, was arrested yesterday by Officers Brannon and IticUs charged with highway rob bery. Lyons Is charged with robbing Assaid Bliaro, a Syrian. The thieves obtained four French coins valued at $1.80 each. It was through these coins that the two officers obtained evidence to arrest Lyons. Rich Jones Shot Rich Jones, a negro man, living on Pet tiford streel, was shot in the stomach by an unknown negm man last night near the corner of Pettiford street and Twelfth street. He was taken to the Hillman hospital, win-re it was stated last night that lie was seriously wounded. Addington Sale Blown A sale iu the Addington Mercantile company's store, -131* .Second avenue, Avondale, was cracked by thieves early yesterday morning and approximately $55 stolen from the drawer. TOO LATE TD CLASSIFY LOST^IVtUTTrANiTiTLAHTPOINTS R DO« IN EAST LAKE, THURSDAY NIGHT. COLLAR WITH CHSKC AT TACHED. $10 REWARD. TELE PHONE 2494. LOST—Pair lady's u iT,- kid gloves anil brooch Friday afternoon on 11th o* 12th avenue, sou a Finder pleasd call Maiu mj. HEAVY FALL CAUSE WEDEMEYER’S ACT Michigan Representative Commites Suicide While Visiting Panama Ann Arbor, Mich., January 3,—Repre sentative William Wedemeyer who, while insane, jumped overboard from a steamer. received a violent fall on a street In Washington. Today the friends of the deceased attribute in part his hard work in the campaign. His congressional work was always en tered into with zest. The representa tive was 48 years old and practiced law. Washington, January 3.—Representa tive William W. Wedemeyer of Ann Arbor, Mich., who suddenly went in sane at Colon, Panama, at the time o£ President Taft's recent visit to the isthmus, jumped overboard last night from a ship on which he had taken passage at Colon. The body, according to advices, has not been found. The representative went to the zone with the presidential party. On the voyage from New York he collapsed. He was taken to a sanitarium in Pan ama. Later lie was confined in a hos pital where he became violent and raved about his "defeat last election." He developed a suicidal tendency. The representative’s close friends say n few days before leaving for the isthmus he fell and struck his head on an icy sidewalk. It was not re garded as serious and did not deter him from going with the party. Colon, January 3.—Confirmation was received here by wireless today of the report that Representative William Wedemeyer jumped overboard from the steamer Panama, on board of which he had left Colon in charge of two nurses. He leaped from the deck of the ves sel at half past seven last evening. The alarm of "man overboard" was given and a boat was immediately lowered. The crew searched the surface of the sea in the vicinity for forty minutes without finding any trace of Mr. Wede meyer. BONDS OF LABOR LEADERS FIXED AT OVER MILLION (Continued From Page One) served throughout for the other con victed men. Judge Baker Comments Judge Baker said on commenting on the errors alleged by the defense against the trial court; "In this ease the writ of error is an absolute right; a writ of supersedeas is not an absolute right. It has been the practice of federal criminal prosecution, however, to allow writs of supersedeas so as to release prisoners ort ball until the case Is finally decided on review. While the Judgment of the trial court presumably is correct, yet there Is a possibility of sub stantial error—error so great that a con viction should not be sustained. For that reason defendants should not be subjected to the ignominy of Incarceration while tlielr cases are being reviewed, and writs of supersedeas should issue when it Is shown that they are asked for in good faith and not on frlvllous grounds or merely to delay the progress of justice. "The chief error assigned in tills case is that the defendants were tried on the theory of a continuing conspiracy. As far as we have been able to learn there is no decision which definitely considers this point. It Is a matter to be determined by reasoning and analogy to precedent. The question as to whether the defendant should have been tried for conspiracy in connection with one offense has not been definitely adjudicated, and there are pos sible grounds for difference of opinion. In such circumstances It Is the ordinary and customary practice to admit the defend ants to bail.” More than $500,000 has been pledged in Chicago to furnish bond for the con victed men, according to P. H. O'Don nell, attorney for tin imprisoned labor officials. No difficulty will be found in raising bonds to l'rcc all the men, he declared. Prisoners Are Told Leavenworth, Kan., January 3.—The 33 labor leaders convicted of connec tion with the dynamite conspiracy, who began serving tlielr terms in the federal prison here on New Year's day, lined up awkwardly in the warden's office late today, summoned by Warden McClaugh ery to receive news of the granting by the federal circuit court of appeals of supersedeas bonds, which may mean temporary freedom for at least 32 of them. Emotions ranging from surprise to stolidity and confidence w'ero de picted In their faces and manner as the warden told them he had been Informed by the Associate Press of the granting of the bonds. Expecting a brief word of thanks from each, only two of the men had anything to say concerning the infor mation conveyed to them, Herbert S. Hockin, former secretary of the Iron Workers' union, who has been labelled the "betrayer" of his fellows and who is the only one of the 33 not affected by the supersedeas order, was the first to speak. “Will the bond be perfected at In dianapolis or at Chicago?" he asked, nervously. The question brought broad smiles from several of his fellow prison ers. Warden McClaughry said he was unable to answer the query. The face of Olaf A. Tvel-tinoe of San Francisco, who like Hockin, was sen tenced to six years, beamed when the warden had announced the Chicago court’s action. He shifted nervously while Hockin had the floor, then said: "In behalf of my fellows, Mr. War den, we thank you for this news. Some of us had confidently expected It, yet were prepared to serve out time if the court so willed. With your leave I be& to suggest that these men keep their own counsel until the full import of the order has worked Itself out." Warden McClaughry assented with a nod and with another expression of thanks Tveitmoe bowed. Called From Work When word of the bond being allowed leached the warden late today the 33 men were at their work in various rarts of the prison enclosure. Trustees were sent to call them in. In the kitchen Tvettmoe who was j re paring vegetables for supper laid oft his white apron and followed the trusty. Hoekin who was polishing a copper cooker laid aside his burnishing cloth and followed. J., T. Butler and P. A. Cooley and others w’ere called from the steel yard w'here they were riveting girders and President Kyan of tlie iron workers came from the carpenter shop. With caps in hand the men appeared in the warden’s office and stood most of them with arms folded. Having scarcely completed three whole days in the pris on, they appeared to look upon the pro- , eedure as merely a new pice* ot rou tine. Many of the men presented a '‘different appearance from that of Wednesday morning when they were checked in a federal prisoners.. All who had mus taches had shaved them off. President Ryan w'ho had sacrificed his iron gray mustaches, appeared 10 years younger. When the warden announced that the bond for each would be $10,000 for every y^ar of each man’s sentence some of the men glanced inquiringly at e^ch other. 4 alight smile hovered about Frank M. DUTIES CARRY TAX OFFICIAL TO SMALLPOX INFESTED SECTION Montgomery, January 3.—(Special.)— Attorney General Robert C. Brickell re fuses to render an opinion as to the duties of a tax official when his labors carry him into sections of the county where there is a prevelance of small pox. The attorney general was requested by the state tax commission to advise that a certain tax official of Pickens county should do with reference to performin'j certain service in several communities in that county in which there is said tr. be an epidemic of smallpox. In respond to this request the attorney general helu that It was not In his province to ren der such advice, and suggested that the Pickens county officials consult the coun ty physician. Advice was first sought from the tax commission In a letter which represen ted to the commission that there was a large number of cases of smallpox in the counts'. The official declared that he did nqt knowr what to do under the cir cumstances stating that he did not wish to neglect his duty, while at the same time he did not care to run any un necessary risk. I nable to advise the commission ap aled to Attorney General Bricket, who in turn advised that the Pickens jftl ial consult the county physician. Ryan's lips when the warden illustrated by saying that the iron workers’ presi dent, "for instance," must furnish $70,000 bail. Warden McClaughry told them had railed them in advance of the receipt of official information concerning t»*e bonds to prevent their getting mixed accounts through newspapers or other reports which might leak into the pris on and raise false hopes. Until their bail had been secured and official notice to release them had been received he said their status in orison would be exactly the same as formerly. To Write Home Sunday When, before dismissing them, he in quired if others bad questions to ask, all shook their heads. He cautioned them not to become excited or talk to other prisoners. He told them that next Sun day each would have his first opportu nity to write one letter home. There was a perceptable change in the spirits of the men as they filed out of the office and marched to the dining room for supper. Most of them wero smiling. Warden McClaughry said tonight ha did not expect that any releases would result from the order of the Chicago judges inside of four or five days because of the time necessary in preparing bail even when forthcoming without delay. The warden returned today from a con ference with Attorney General Wicker sham in Washington. He said the At torney General had given him especial instructions as to caring for the .13 pris oners and that beginning tomorrow he would put In force an order that no vis itors he permitted to see them. He said a number of anonymous letters had been sent in to the dynamite prisdn ers and stopped in the offices. Some or the letters, he said, made threats against the prison management. Some w’ere written In red ink. he said, and while all were apparently the work of cranks, every precaution would be taken to guard against the admittance of any of the writers. Will Aid Tveitmoe San Francisco, Cal., January 3.—“We will bail Tveitmoe and Clancy out if It costs SI,000,000,” former Mayor P. H. McCarthy, president of the Building Trades Council of California said today when informed bills supersedeas had not been granted in Illinois. No Aid From Federation Washington, January 3.—Samuel Gom pers, president of the American Federa tion of Labor, today when asked If the federation would furnish bail for the re lease of the men convicted of conspiracy in the dynamite cases, said: “Neither our men nor the federation has any means visible.” TURKS GIVEN UNTIL MONDAY TO ACCEDE TO ALLIES’ DEMANDS i ( ontlunrrf From Pag* Oh) tory spirit that animated it, had au thorized the Turkish military and tech nical experts attached to the Ottoman delegation to mark on the map the pro posed new frontiers between Turkey and the allies, which he would present later. Turkey's Last Terms Meanwhile he read what he called “the last possible terms Turkey can offer.” These were as follows: “First: That Crete, enjoying simple suzerainty of the sultan, but in reality under the protection of Great Britain, Russia, France and Italy, constituted a question which can be dealt with only by the powers under the responsibility of which the administration of the island Is conducted, especially regarding finance, policy and justice. “Second: That Turkey shall keep her is lands. That she cannot renounce those near the Dardanelles because they are indispensable to the security to the chan nel of Constantinople or the Bosphorus, as It is better known, or those further south, because they form an independent part of Anatolia. “Third: That the rectification o£ the Thracean frontier shall begin south from Segot (called Port Lagos) in Karakatch bay, and run almost perpendicularly northward.” This not only would leave Adrianople in the hands of the Turks, but also the entire coast along the Black sea now oc cupied by the Bulgarians to Lake Derkos, beyond which the Bulgarians have not *******"************■■•#••••••••••••■■••••••••••■•• | penetrated. This coast line, as the bird flies, measures over 80 miles. In addi tion to Adrianopic this rectification of [ the frontier would leave In Turkey's hand also Mustapha Pasha, Kirk-Killsseh and the whole theatre of the present war. The experts of the allies estimate that Tur key Is asking 6000 square miles of terri tory more than the allies are ready to give her. Terms Inacceptable Each leader of the allies, after the ! Tuiklsh terms had been presented, de clared that they were inacceptable. and Insisted on Turkey accepting those pro posed by the allies. It was then that M. Miyuskovltch Issued, orally, what seemed practically to be the ultimatum of the allies. “The allies' delegates,” said M. Miyus , fc°vitch, “sce with regret that the Otto | man delegates take no account ot' the results of the war and the allies conse | quently would be justified in breaking off [the negotiations. In order, however, to afford fresh proof of their conciliatory spirit, they request the Ottoman, dele gates to make them at a sitting at 4 o'clock Monday afternoon, January G, a prcjositlon on these terms.” Here M. Miyuskovltch submitted h. counter proposition to that of the Turks. A summary of its follows: First—Turkey shall renounce whatever rights she possesses over Crete, leaving the allies to settle with the protecting powers the other points concerning the island. Second—Turkey shall cede uncondition ally eJl her islands In the Aegean archi pelago, including those provisionally held by Italy. Third—The allies propose such rectifi cations of the frontier, as will include Adrlanople in Bulgarian territory. M. Miyuskovitch added that the allies, already having been most generous in re peatedly giving Turkey time to reconsider the situation, would wait no longer than Monday for Turkey’s answer embodying substantially such terms as would be pos sible as a basis for further negotiations. Practically an Ultimatum The tone of the Montenegrin's state ment gave It the character of an ulti matum. All the delegates understood this, including Rechad Pasha, who lost the calm independence and impassibil ity of the first days of the conference. As an able fencer he quickly tried to parry the stroke of his opponents and annul the gravity of M. Miyuskovitch's statement by declaring that he believed he would be able to resume Saturday afternoon discussions on the points ob jected to. The allies had no objection and the sitting adjourned until tomor row afternoon. Immediately after ad journing. speaking to the Associated Press, Rechad Pasha said^ “As you see, appetite comes with eating,” as our proverb says. We have made the allies incredible concessions —concessions which they themselves never believed they would obtain while on their side nothing has been at tempted to meet us halfway. How then can a compromise i>e possible? By this tiime the allies should have been con vinced that nothing can make us wfill-' irtfcly renounce our European metrop olis.” The allies on the other hand are de termined to have what they have de manded. They believe that Turkey by hook or crook in the end will find a solution for satisfying them. They are thinking of other propositions to dis cuss after they settle the question of division of territory, chiefly the war in demnity that should be asked of Turkey. One of the leading delegates tonight discussed the_ situation. “Turkey must take into consideration.” he said, “that the principal reason why we agreed to the armistice was that she made us understand she was ready to meet our conditions. While it would be desirous to avoid the useless butchery of men to force the Tchatalja lines and en ter Constantinople, which w’ould raise in numerable international questions con cerning the Ottoman capital, now that Adrianople is about to fall 60,000 of our troqps surrounding that city would be freed to join the others at Tchatalja. Then, disregarding the consideration which restrained us before, we could march on Constantinople and dictate con ditions from there, as Prussia did to France in 1871 from Paris.” Another War Threatened London, January 4.—Relations between Bulgaria and Roumania are reported to have reached a delicate stage and this ( WILL HOLD KEENE FUNERALMONDAY Serous Nature of Last Ill ness Disclosed by Suicide of Valet New York, January 3.—The funeral of James R. Keene, who died here early to day will take place in the Church of the Ascension Monday morning. Interment will be in the Woodlawn cemetery. The death taflay of James R. Keene removes a personage long familiar In financial and sporting circles, not only in this country but abroad. Mr. Keene underwent the first opera tion for bis troubles in Italy two years ago and a second one in London in the summer of 1911 wh6n there were doubts that he would survive. He rallied sub sequently and returned to New York last fall and went into seclusion in apart ments at a hotel. The fact that he was seriously ill again became known about a week ago, when his favorite valet, Frank Fissler, com mitted suicide. His removel early this week to the private hospital at the In stance of Foxhall Keene, his son, was made against his own wishes. He had ridiculed the assertion of the doctors that he was in a precarious condition. Mr. Keene was 71 years old and was born in London. His early life was spent in California as a miner. !!• made a fortune later In stocks. His later career in Wall street came to an end with the collapse in 1910 of the Colum bus and Hocking pool, of which he was the head. Mr. Keene owned many thoroughbreds, and at the time of his death retained a few race horses in this country and in Europe. The winnings of Mr. Keene for many years were the largest of any American in the sporting circles. fact possibly may explain Turkey’s at titude In the peace conference. Dr. Daneff of the Bulgarian delegation yesterday had an interview with the Roumanian minister at London, M. Mi shu, and the Roumanian minister of the interior, M. Jonescue. It is understood the interview concerned Roumanians claims to rectification of her frontier, as compensation for her recent neutrality ip the war between Turkey and the a hies. No agreement was readied, however, and it was arranged that another meeting should be held in a few days. According to the Morning Post and the Daily Telegraph Dr. Daneff di?r played a disinclination to meet Rouma | nia’s demand and the dispute reached a [ crisis. It is understood all the powers are trying to persuade Roumania to consent to postpone a settlement, to her dispute with Bulgaria, but meantime it is feared Turkey hopes to benefit by Roumanla’s action and will not agree to peace terms. Fall of Adrianople Imminent London. Januray 3.—News received by the Servian peace envoys today indicate the conditions around the “Holy City” was desperate. The capture of Adriano ple is only a question of hours it is be lieved. Turkish Vessel Blown Up Smyrna. Asiatic Turkey, January 3.— The Turkish sailing vessel Theodbreo of 650 tons burden was blown up today by coming in contact with a mine float ing at the entrance to Smyrna bay. Chios Surrenders Athens, Greece, .larunny 3.—The Tur kish garrison on tire Island of Chios, almost 2000 strong of all arms, surren dered unconditionally today to the GreeH troops. Romania Mobilizes Bucharest, Roumanla January 3.—The officers of the reserve of the Roumanian army have been ordered today to report for duty. Tiiey are to be in readiness to join the colors at any date. Deaths and Funerals William A. Young, Sr. The friends of Mr. and Mrs. Morris G. Heins, Hr., will regret to learn o| the death of her father, William A. Young. Hr., which occurred Friday evening at Germantown, Pa. Mrs. McKenna Decatur, January 3.—(Special.)—Mrs. McKenna. mother of Mrs. .Tames Mitchell, fell dead while on her way to a theater iu New Decatur. She be came ill after leaving home and stepped Into a cafe to rest when she fell dead. Heart trouble was the supposed cause of her death. LIGE LOY, Undertaker. Phones 769. SHAW, the Undertaker. Phones 9. JOHNS* Undertaking Co. Phones 1001 TAKE STOCK Another year has passed. What have you to show for your labors? The Man Who Just Makes Both Ends Meet Is Losing Ground If you have not gotten ahead as much as you should have, make up your mind to save a fixed proportion of your earnings; open an account with us right now; and let us help you to save.