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THE BIRMINGHAM AGE-HERALD
VOLUME XXXXIH O BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA, SUNDAY, JUNE 15, 1M1:< 54 PAftES (IN SIX PARTS) NUMBER 40
Keller and Party Reach
Blount Springs After
Rocky Trip
MOVEMENT SHOWN
i CULLMAN ROADS
ur Reached by Party Shortly
er Sunset, Having Covered 100
4iles—Party Pushes on to
Florence Tomorrow
By L. S. BETTY
atur, Juno 14.—(Special.)—The
highway department scouting party
> d at Blount Springs at 11:45 o'clock
horning, after traveling over seven
? he-half miles of the worst roads en
■ ;red since the party left Montgom
t esterdav morning, leaving Bir
> am at S:20 o'clock this morning, the
scouting party had plain sailing
: the drive of 28 miles from that
V-*.c lo the Jefferson county line, and the
* g car made excellent time.
e over two hours were consumed in
4 p from Birmingham to the county
*spite the fact that there were many
r grades to climb, and that various
, , , were made for the purpose of tn
; ; g about the roads and to take a
r of pictures.
Rough Roads in Blount
Jefferson county line was reached
<0 o'clock, and immediately there
*ouble ahead. At oncae there was
* c ked change in the character of the
\ art and more than an hour was taken
wavering ihe seven and odd miles be
Vft the county line and Blount Springe.
*&y rocky hills that had the appearance
*J&VTr- ver having been graded, down steep
yU 1 Ities with rocks projecting from
sides, oyer mountain streams two
itftd three feet deep the touring car plowed
iMfe^ay. At one place rocks had to lie
ffift- In the road to allow the car to pass
tT an immense boulder in the center of
iroad.
jSfcrtli Mr. Keller and Driver Barr de
♦.A.'vd that the Clount county road Is the
they lia\e so far encountered since
ijffelng Mobile last Monday morning. The
on the rear wheels of the car was
through in a dozen places in the
over the Blount county hills, and
Ijfciract that there were no accidents is
.#v;r%tt‘vel.
,'V.vu arriving at Blount Bpriogs, Mr. Kel
%*'■ whs informed that Blount county will
i*Mj£dftly begin to build good roads. A pro
raroMd liond issue has already been voted
p, and the actual work of constructing
^A-v roads will begin at an early date.
County Divided Over Route
"■-Jj^ount county in said to be divided,
ts ’-ever, on tl»c route of the proposed
e highway through its boundaries. The
^fyvailing sentiment of the county, so
.'£>• as can be learned, favors the con
it/uctlon of the state highway by way of
■ it--onto. the county seat, though residents
,this section claim that if the road be
en here and the county line is graded
v worked that this will make a better
:c e to Decatur and Florence than the
- • . jnta route.
i - tgineer Keller was surprised at the
h.i jltion of the Jefferson county roads
1 ,#een Birmingham and the county line.
■; state engineer bad predicted before
;r Ing Birmingham this morning that
i; road beyond Birmingham would be
j j;h, and be was both surprised ami
4,1c sed to see that his forecast had been
.4»- -minus.
: V the whole, considering the disad
ages with which Jefferson county lias
*< untend in the way of road building.
roads through that county are de
.... id by Mr. Keller to he among the
V he has traveled over since lcav
Moblle. While the roads in Mont
a »ry and Dallas eounties are better
the Jefferson county roads, the lat
t.i-• .-.Jiltv lias had greater natural dls
m.’y ntages to contend with In the way
< ■ ■ radlng and leveling hills.
e entire trip through Jefferson coun
as made, however, over romparatlve
-ood roads, the highway from Bir
:,i ,;ham to the Biotint county line being
,-ettcr condition than the road from
-.-ilngliam tp the Shelby line,
e party traveled over five or six
if- .» of state-aid road in coming from
-llngham to the Blount county line.
■ intages in the state aid road were
, m in the increased width and the
ir grading. The narrow width of
Jefferson county roads is their prln
. defect, according to Mr. Keller,
gh their narrowness is explained by
m of the fact that they alt are in
rural districts of the county lead
steep grades, around mountain sides,
between hilly cliffs that make it dlf
i t to construct them with and great
ant of width.
lunt Springs Is an attractive little
I. The controlling factor here is Mell
. inen, former mayor of Birmingham.
<C«Btlnwed o» Pave Two.)
$20,000 SPENT BY
SUGAR CO. YEARLY
Vice President H. T. Oxnard
of Company Before th6
Lobby Committee
_ r.
DECLARES NOTHING
SPENT ILLEGALLY
Goes to Washington to Watch Legis
lation and See Friendly Sena
tors—Railroad Attorney
Examined
Washington, June 14.—Henry T. Oxnard,
the millionaire vice president of the
American Beet Sugar company, testified
today before the Senate lobby committee
that he estimated that he had spent on an
average of $20,000 a year in Washington
for the last 23 years in behalf of the beet
sugar industry.
He declared not a cent had been spent
illegally. Each year when he was at his
home In Washington he declared he came
to the capital to watch legislation and see
his friends among the senators at the
capltol.
Senator Reed asked witness to give
names of senators who were friends.
•‘Most all the senators,” replied Mr. Ox
nard.
“You need not include me in that list,”
declared genator K^ed.
“Well, 1 call Senator Overman one of
my friends, and Senator Cummings, and I
don’t know so much about Nelson,” said
the witness.
Senator Overman promptly asked Mr.
Oxnard if he had ever called upon him
at. his office or house, or if he had ever
attended Mr. Oxnard’s entertainments.
Mr. Oxnard replied in the negative. The
committee adjourned until Monday with
out concluding the examination.
Carroll First Witness
John H. Carroll of St. Louis, attorney
fut the ilill railroad system, was the first
witness today in the lobby investigation.
His only tariff activity, he said, was
the filing of a brief for the Great North
ern and Burlington railroads, dealing with
creosote oil.
"J want to say that the so-calied Hill
railroads have no person in Washington
trying to influence legislation." he said.
Anselm Wold, the Senate printing clerk,
testified ahout the orders for printing
"Sugar at a Glance." an antl-freo sugar
document prepared by Truman G. Palmer,
representing beet sugar interests, and cir
culated free undei I he franking privilege
of Senator Lodge.
The committee has developed testimony
on whether Palmer was permitted to al
ter the document after the Senate had
ordered It printed.
Turning to Senator Overman, who had
referred to a previous conversation among
the Incident, lie said:
"I told you then somebody had been
monkeying with orders here, and I still
think so."
CELEBRA1E BN OF
Jubilee Festivities in Full
Swing in Germany—Wil
son’s Message
Berlin, June 14.—The jubilee festivities
In connection with the completion tomor
row of the twenty-fifth year of Emperor
William's reign are getting in full swing
throughout the German empire.
The Berlin newspapers print columns
of dispatches today regarding celebrations
being held in the cities of Germany and
abroad.
Amnesties have been granted by the
sovereigns of the various German states
and endowments amounting to millions
of dol'lars have been bestowed on phil
anthropic institutions.
Andrew Carnegie, Judge Schmidtapp
and R. S. Brookings, representing Ger
man peace societies, arrived here today.
They will be received by the Emperor to
morrow or Monday.
Wilson's Message
Washington, 4une 14.—In recognition of
the twenty-fifth anniversary of the ac
cession of Emperor William to the Ger
man throne, President Wilson today sent
the Emperor the following message:
"In the sincere hope that a long con
tinuance of your majesty’s benignant and
peaceful reign may bring the great Ger
man people increased blessing. I offer to
your majesty the cordial felicitations of
the government and people of the Uni
ted States on this twenty-fifth anniver
sary of your majesty's accession and my
personal good wishes for your majesty's
BURNETT CONFIDENT OF
PASSING IMMIGRATION BILL
os to Push Measure Actively Early Next Session—Senate
-Slow in Confirming Alabama Postmasters—Addi
tional Appointments Confirmed
g,;, > -
By G. E. STEWART
Wellington, June 14.—(Special.)—
H»"lng prepared a new druft of his
Hits Igratlon bill which waa vetoed by
'<>• ler President Taft, and which came
near becoming a law notwlth
atn .ding the veto, Representative Bur
of Alabama Is making Ills plans
y* press the measure early next ses
*1, with the expectation that It will
v<v jalnly be approved by President
V.'ilson. ’
'J* account of an accumulation of
(SB , ■ ;
business at the postoffice department
the commissions of Alabama postmas
ters confirmed by the Senate have been
slow in going out. The Alabama sen
ators are receiving telegrams wanting
to know what causes the delay. These
additional postmasters for Alabama
have been confirmed by the Senate but
It will be several days before the com
missions are sent out.
H. T. Brown of Calera, J. A. Cluck
of Bridgeport, H. H. Farrar of Blocton,
J. A. Huggins of Oakman, Welb'orn V.
Jones of Auburn, Henry C. Oswalt of
Fairhope and James H. Shephard of
Cordova.
| AS CARTOONIST SEES RECENT EVENT
QUO WARRANTO?
ELEVEN LIVES ARE
LOST IN DISASTROUS
CAVEIN IN NEW YORK
New Subway Construction
in New York City Caves
In With Disastrous
Results
hell.- -
n«tr«
im t
! Kift t
| nue thl* evening;, when IM men of »
crew of M2 driller* uml laborer* were
e n to in lied.
At 10:30 o'clock six bodies bad been
recovered and five were reported still
buried under many tons of rock and
earth. Two Injured men were rescued,
but one of them probably will die.
oOO Rescuers
Five hundred laborers were quickly
assembled at the scene in an effort
to dig out the buried. According to
the police and fire authorities, it may
be hours before some of the bodies are
reached. There appears to be no hope
that any of the men have escaped
death.
There is a contlict of opinion as to
whether the cave-in was due to a
blast or the collapse of timbering.
There are two levels to the subway
construction at this point, the upper
for local trains and the lower for ex
press trains, it was the ceiling of the
latter tunnel which caved in. A police
man who gave the first alarm follow
ing the accident, stated that he heard
i a loud blast and it was at once suc
ceeded by the cries of wounded and dy
ing.
Robert Ridgeway, engineer in charge
of tlie public service commission, after
an investigation, announced that the
cave-in was directly traceable to a
blast. The rock at this point is faulty,
he said, and the shoring timbers gave
way for a distance of 20 to 25 feet.
Rock Covers Bodies
Firemen early on the scene discov
ered that a rock weighing several tons
had fallen on some of the buried men.
It could not be moved by the means
at hand and probably will have to be
blasted before the bodies underneath
it can be recovered. Three priests de
scended into the tunnel in excavation
buckets to administer the last rites of
the church if any of the men were
rescued still alive.
Most of tiie dead whose bodies have
been recovered are foreigners and their
idcMitification waits the tallying of the
numbered checks found in their cloth
ing.
GIVES UP $10,000 FOR
GIRL HE LOVED
Nebraska Youth Refuses Check for
$10,000 to Join Navy Because
of Love Affair
Sioux City. Ia., June 14.—An offer of $10,
000 if he would give up the girl he loved
and enlist In the United Stater navy, ap
parently has been turned down by Charles
Jason, son of a wealthy farmer near Nij
bra, Neb.
Two weeks ago the elder Jason left a
check for $10,000 at the recruiting station
here to be turned over to his son the mo
ment he enlisted In the navy. The son
said he would think over the matter, but
he has failed to return, and recruiting’ off**
cers do not believe he will claim the
check. He is believed to have gone to St.
Paul, where his rweetheurt is at home lii
the city.
THE NEW SPANISH
CABINET NAMED
Madrid. Spain, June 14.—Count Al
varo dc Homanez formed a new cabinet
today in which the portfolios were dis
tributed as follows:
Premier, Count Alvaro de Homanez.
Minister of foreign affairs. Hopes
Munez.
Minister of the interior, Duke of
Alba.
Minister of finance, Suarez Inclan
Minister of war. General de Hu<iue
Minister of marine, Amalie Jlmeno
Minister of public works, Hafael
Gasset.
Minister of public instruction, Pedro
Rodriguez de Ha Borbolla.
Minister of Justice, ftuis Jiminez.
I GREAT CROWDS GATHER TO
VIEW IMPOSING FUNERAL
SUFFRAGETTE “MARTYR”
London, June 14.—Suffragettes militant
as well as non-militant came from all
parts of England today for the funeral
of Miss Emily Wilding Davison, who met
her death while interfering with the
1 King's horse Anmer in the derby on
June 4.
A wpeiial train brought the body of the
“Martyr" from Epsom to Victoria Cross
Unu.lw %J Hit ton wboi-a O r,ro'M*fi9ion of 600)
>rt it to St.
, where the
three quar
nour to pass
I the women
ns they passed through Shaftesbury ave
nue and this mark of disrespect nearly
led to a conflict among the spectators.
It was 4 o’clock when the body reached
ft. George's church and the crowds in
the vicinity were so great that all traf
fic was stopped half an hour before the
arrival of the hearse.
It was noticed when the coffin was
being carried from the hearse into the
church that the purple pall hail broad
arrows worked in white on either side.
The broad arrow is the government mark
stamped on the dresses of prisoners.
At King’s Cross station the crowds
were so large that the police barriers
were broken by the tremendous crush.
The coffin was quickly transferred to the
funeral train which started about 5:40
t*. m. for th« cemetery at Northumber
land, where the body will be hurled to
mori ow.
' -
’injury Will Not Hamper
State in Police Trial.
Rigid Investigation
New York. June 14.—“Bridgies
Webber, the Rosenthal murder case
witness who was stabbed early today
and taken to a hospital suffering from
weakness through loss of blood, was
believed tonight to lie well on tlie road
to recovery. His wound, which is In
the back, and was Inflicted, accord
ing to "Brldgie,' by a boy who slipped
up behind him while lie was on ills
way to the Astor Place subway station,
a.fter having attended an l-lastslde func
tion, is only all inch deep and no seri
ous results from it are anticipated.
Webber at firs' expressed the fear
that the tip of tlie knife with which
he had been stabbed, had been pois
oned. but no indication of infection lias
so far appeared. In view of threats that
were reported to have been made
against witnesses for the state in the
Becker trial, a rigid Investigation or
the attack on Webber is being made
by the police.
At District Attorney Whitman's or
ifice today it was said that even a fatal
wounding of Webber or any other of
tile prosecutions witnesses agatnst
Becker and ills four gunmen would not
hamper tile state, should new trials be
granted. The sworn testimony of
“Brldgie" could readily be used should
he not lie able to testify In person.
LITERALLY KICKING
OUT THE LOBBYIST
One Man at Least Takes the Present
Lobby Investigation Seriously.
Kicked Him Out
Washington, .lure 14.—"An Insidious lob
byist" who didn’t till his name was liter
ally kicked out o.' the Senate document
room today
••I’ll help the President get rid of ’In
sidious lobbyists, " was the exclamation
of R. M. Cooper, assistant superintendent
of the document room, as he booted a tali,
recalcitrant man through the exit. The
victim of tire booting, who fled down the
capital steps. !nd been abusing employes
because they dit! not furnish him with
some printed documents relating to Indigo
tariff rates printed only for the finance
committee.
Assistant Super'ntendent Cooper snld he
ordered hi mt oleave this forenoon. “He
rushed Into ihe loom," Cooper said,
"throwing his hand to his hip pocket.
Then I kicked 'tlm Into the hall. That’s
one way to hand'c such lobbyists."
HIGH PRICES PAID
FOR ART COLLECTION
Paris. June 14.—Some high prices
were fetched at the sale of Eugene
FlschefT’s collection of pictures today,
the total realized being 1326,260. The
most Important purchases were Albert
Cuyp's "Departure for the Hunt," which
went for J29,«00; Nattier’s "Portrait
of a Lassie," 119,000, and John Rus
sell's pastel portrait of Miss Emtly
Devlsmc, Jl'l.OOO.
I WILLING TO
RENEW TREATY
Chinda Announces Govern
ment Ready to Renew the
Arbitration Agreement
Washington, June 14. — Viscount
China, Japanese ambassador, lias ad
vised Secretary Bryan, Japan is willing
to renew for another period of ffva
years her arbitration treaty with the
United States, which expires by time
limitation August 24.
Secretary Bryan, making thf an
nouncement, haid he expected the Sen
ate would sign the new arbitration
treaties with Great Britain and other
countries dqsipte the opposition against
them. No opposition has developed
against the Japanese renewal. The Sen
ate opposition was princopally voiced
by Senator Chamberlain, who insisted
that In renewing a treaty with Great
Britain specific exceptions should be
made to remove the Panama canal tolls
controversy from the field of arbitra
tion. The question of arbitrating with
Japanese the issue of the California
alien land ownership law also had a
round of discussion among senators op
posed to renewing that arbitration
treaty.
President Wilson has had frequent
consultations over t/ie arbitration
treaties with senators.
Membersof the foreign relations com
mittee have been frequent callers at
Secretary Bryan’s office. Mr. Bryan
would no{ say upon what representa
tions he based his expectation that the
arbitration treaties would receive
senatorial approval.
RECEIVES LETTER
AFTER 52 YEARS
Pennsylvania Widow Receives Letter
Written to Her on May
30, 1861
Pottsvllle, Pa., June 14.—A letter written
at Fort Washington, Md.. May 30, 1861, by
Henry Russell of Pottsville, a civil war
soldier, now' .'*,5 years old, reached his
widow' in Pottsvllle today through the
regular channels of the mail of the United
States. The letter had been entrusted to
E. M. Richards, a comrade, of Potstown,
Pa., to mail, and no never sent it.
Recently Mr. Richards died and the let
ter, sealed and stamped, was found
among some ancient papers. It was
posted and arrived today.
FALLsTn ELEVATOR
SHAFT TO DEATH
Atlanta, June 1*.—W. W. Martin, 83.
of IJecherd. Tenn., fell four storlee la
an elevator shaft of the Third Na
tional hank building here late today
and was Instantly killed. Mr. Martin,
accompanied by hla son and slsier-ln
law, left the elevator at the third floor
and for »ome/|e««on Mr. Martin at
tempted to t* mter the elevator - and
-—
REVENUE LOSS OF
IN TARIFF CHANGES
Transfer to Free List of
Iron and Steel Raw
Products Approved
METAL SCHEDULE
LARGELY REDUCED
Pig Iron, Ferro Manganese and Steel
Blooms Added to Free List.
To Call Upon Alumi
num Experts
Washington, June 14.—The transfer to
the free list of the tariff bill of iron ami
steel raw materials, with an estimated
dutiable value of more than $600,000 a
year, was approved today by the majority
members of the Senate finance commit
tee. This increased the Senate's additions
to the Underwood free list to an aggre
gate annual loss of $:.\000,000 in revenue,
making the total estimated annual reve
I nue loss from the free list about $-7,
000,000.
After an entire day spent on the sub
committee's report of the metal schedule,
Chairman Simmons anonunced it had been
widely cut, nearly every item of the
schedule being reduced. To the free list
were added pig iron, ferro manganese,
steel blooms, slabs and billets. On all
finished steel products an average reduc
tion of 10 per cent was made from the Un
derwood rates.
I Lead, zinc and aluminum were left un
settled, to be disposed of Monday.
Duty Will Be Reduced
Aluminum will be changed from an ad
valorem to a specific tariff basis, ami the
duty will ha- reduced, but It will not be
transferred to the free list as many had
advocated. Aluminum experts will lie
called in Monday to go over the com
mittee's proposed specific rates.
All structural steel, which was made
duitlable al 12 per cent 111 the Under
wood bill, has been reduced compensa
tory to the free listing of raw materials,
the average rates being about 10 per cent
advalorem The raw materials were placed
on tbe free list largely because they are
controlled by the United States .Steel cor
poration.
Senator Simmons said the administra
tive features of the hill which have pre
sented such a problem would be acted
upon Monda esduy. and that the
bill would l I for the caucus by
Wednesday sday. It was agreed
by many of erratic senators that
it would hai well had there been
no attempt . • Mission to revise the
tariff adminl regulations.
«• Task
fnasmuch i louse bill has mads
changes and tue senate lias considered the
subject for many weeks. It finally yvus
determined that the revision task should
lie completed. All democrats of the
finance committee, however, make no se
cret of their wish ttiat It would have been
possible to retain the Palne-Aldrich bill
administrative provisions until a commis
sion could make a thorough study of the
subject.
On Monday the committee will lake up
the agricultural sundries schedule and toe
free list, it Is predicted that ttie caucus
will make few i"hanges, and that debate
or. the measure can begin in the Senate
by Wednesday. June 25.
MRS. PANKHURST
AGAIN ARRESTED
Again Taken to Prison Where She
Was Released May 30 Because
of III Health
London, June 14-Mrs. Emeline Pank
hurst was arrested again today and taken
to Holloway Jail. She was released May
30 on a license due to 111 health brought
about by a hunger strlkp while she was
serving her sentence of three years' penal
servitude.
Mrs. Pankherst was leaving the house
where she had been staying since her re
lease when two policemen arrested her
She was dressed in deep mourning and
was on the yvay to attend the funeral of
Miss Davison.
ITALY WILL ACCEPT
THOMAS N. PAGE
Washington, June 14.—The Italian
government has notified the United
States that Thomas Nelson Page will
be acceptable as American ambassador.
President Wilson will probably send
Mr. Page’s original nomination to the
Senate next week.
On Saturday, June 21, the Marquis
Confaloniere, the Italian ambassador
here, will give a dinner for the new
American ambassador and Mrs. Page.
“PLEBES” SWORN
IN AT WEST POINT
West Point, N. Y.. June 14.—One hun
dred and sixty-four cadets or “plebs"
were today sworn in in West Point.
They are the men who passed exam
inations held throughout the country
during April ami May of this year.
Among tlie number was a Chinaman
and a Filipino.
The cadets will live in barracks until
after July IK, when they will move into
camp with the battalion.
WITNESS TELLS OF
TRAIN ATTACK ON
CABINSOF MINERS
Vivid Story of Attack on
Cabin Creek Miners by
Ex-Mine Guard
SHOT THROUGH
TRAIN WINDOWS
Story of Peaceful Community Trans~
formed Into Theatre of War Told
by Miners to Senate Investi
gating Committee
Charleston. W. Vo.. June 14.—About
a single battle in the coni strike on
the Paint and Cabin creek districts
centered today's inquiry by th© Senate
committee investigating the coal mine
strike. Almost all day the committee
heard statements concerning the attack
on Holly Grove, a strikers’ camp, from
an armored train Which was run up
into Hie strike district on February 7.
The committee was astounded at the
testimony of Lee Calvin, an ex-mine
guard, who was one of th© men in
the armored train when th© strikers'
camp was fired on. Cisco Estep, a miner,
was killed and Mrs. Annie Hall wound
ed. Calvin, called by the attorneys
for the miners, told a sensational story
of the attack. After relating he had
been a “chief guard" on Cabin creek
and had loft the district because of
the shootings there, he said that Sher
iff Bonner Hill and Quinn Morton, a
mine operator, had prevailed upon him
to join a party going up Paint creek
In the armored train.
"There were 10 or 12 men in the
armored car attached to the train,"
said Calvin, “and when he got Just
above Paint creek junction all of them
began getting rifles ready. They tried
to give me a rifle, but 1 told them I
hud no shooting to do. "The brakeman
cam© through the train and turned
down the lights.
Shoot I hrough W inflows
“He told us not to raise the window's,
but to shoot right through the win
flows. I was leaning out of an open
window and as we came up to Holly
Grove I saw a stream of Are start out
of the baggage car where the ma
chine guns were mounted. The stream
kept up as we went through Jiolly
Gro ve.
“As we passed I saw’ three or four
Hashes of Are from the tents."
He did not see any shots from the
tents before the shooting began from
the train.
"f just heard the engine whistle blow
toot, toot, and the shooting from tho
train began. J am positive the shoot
lng Mrst began from the baggage car."
The witness said that Quinn Morton
Was on the* train. When the train bad
passed the miners' camp at Jiolly Grove
he said Morton came running back
through the car and shouted:
"Back up the train and we will give
them another round.’ I think the sher
iff told him something about there be
ing women and children up In those
tents and he wouldn't shoot,” said the
wtiness.
Martine Moved
At this statement Senator Martine of
New Jersey almost leaped from his chair.
"What sort of a man is this man. Paul
Morton—I mean Quinn Morton?" he
shouted. ,
“Is he an ordinary American citizen
that he could order shooting?"
The attorneys for the coal operator*
were on their feet in a moment and for a
time tlie room was In confusion.
"Mr. Morton will be brought before
your committee." shouted Attorney Jack
son. “and you will see him and talk
with him."
“God help me then," remarked Senator
Martine.
The attorneys for the operators protest
ed vigorously against Senator Martine’*
remarks, and after some argument they
were told by the committee that they
would be given an opportunity to cross
examine Calvin and to call witnesses in
rebuttal.
“The senator ought not say that." said
Mr. Jackson. ‘*1 just can’t help it," said
Senator Martine.
Repeats Statement
f'nder examination by Mr. Belcher the
witness repeated the statement that
"Quin Morton came through the car hol
lering ‘Back up the train ajid we*ll give
them another round.’ ” He said that when
the train reached Miickrow Just above
Holly Grove the men in the armored car
remained there for three dayB, until af
ter the last “battle of Mucklow.*’ Calvin
told the committee that he warned the
company bookkeeper named Bobbett who
was killed in the battle not to go up into
file hills that day. •
“I was there when they brought him
back on a stretcher." he said, "him and
the others who were shot In the battle.’*
The witness declared that Chesapeake
and Ohio detectives had “slugged him"
in a Charleston hotel, because he had
quit the coal company.
Pale faced women and men who showed
the traces of years of arduous toil dig
ging coal from the West Virginia moun
tains told the committee their side of the
controversy.
It was a tale of peaceful community of
happy, contented people transformed into
a theatre of war and the members of
the Senate committee sat back with
startled glances, as witness after witness
told the story of the strike.
The attorneys for the striking miners
in presenting their case called about a
rioten men and women of the hills to
tell the committee of the attack on the
strikers' camp at Holly Grove.
The attorneys for the mine operators
{Continued on Pago Two)
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THE CONTENTS OF TODAY’S AGE-HERALD
1— Highway scouts encounter rough
roads.
Further evidence before lobby com
mittee.
Eleven killed in big cave-in.
Revenue loss from tariff changes.
Witness tells of train attack.
2— Bacon on stand in sieel trust probe.
3~Foreman urged for Senate race.
4— Big orders for steel plates.
5— Commission defied by union men.
Wire mill may buy electric power.
Want convicts taken from mints.
Local company acquires big Mobile
plant.
«— Me Neel spends day in Birmingham.
7— Eight governors of Alabama
8— Princess who knows how to dress.
9— Joint debate on conscription.
10— Another hearing before Judge Lan«
on tubercular meat.
11— Sensational break in stocks stopped
4^ common sense.
13— 'The beauties of prevarication.
14- 15-19—Sports.
?0—Breach of promise suits In France.
21— W. C. T. U. sessions begin Thursday.
22— Sports.
26—Society.
28-29—Editorial comment.
30— Calendars of the ancient nations.
31— Reconcile German capital and labor.
32— Gossip of Ixmdon stage.
33— Dolly's dialogues.
34— Idterary gossip of old world
86—Automobile gossip.
37— 1- A. Allan buried Kit Carson's wife.
39—Transatlantic flight coming.
•10— Quardrupie births come but seldom.
41— Markets
42— Manual training in Jefferson county.
schools.
13-50— Magazine supplement.
*#-54— Comic supplement.

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