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THE TIMES FOUNDED US?. WHOLE NUMBER 18,833. RICHMOND, VA., THURSDAY, DECEMBER I t, 1911. TJIE \V BATH EH TO-DAY_Fair PRICE TWO CENTS. PEOPLE GETSTOME INSTEAD OF BREAD Tobacco Control Not Changed by Court's Decree. CUMMINS URGES ACTION ON BILL Wants Supreme Court Empow? ered to Review Action of Lower I Tribunal So That It May Be Determined if Further Re? lief From Monopoly Is Possible. v .? ? ,_ Washington, Dccemher 13.?Senator Cummins, of Io\*g, In a opcach to-da7, vrgod speedy action on his- bill pro? viding for a review by tho Supreme Court of tho United -States of the de creo of the United States Circuit Court for tho Southern Dlstrlot of New York, approving tho reorganization of the [American Tobacco Company. Ho said that "Oho welfare of tho people, tno inability of business and the wants of Congress Imperatively require that this decree shall be reviewed by the Supreme Court, In order that "wo u,ay know whether this decree is oil that tho antitrust law will do for tho p?o plo." Until thlB fact Is determined, he said, ithe present buHlnes? uncertain'.}- must continue. Mr. Cummins said that not wlf lst.md Ing the Supremo Gpurt'a declslDn dis? solving the Amerlc"a% Tobacco Company had boon baaed on tho fact thaf the tobacco business had been so largely controlled by one company, the con? trol of the a flairs of the ompany was continued largely in three holding com? panies?the American Company, the P. J,orlllard Comjiany and tho Liggett & Myers Company, owning $213.000.100 of tho entire $2:3.000,000 of Uio old 'American Company. Same Men Own Them. "The snme men who owned the American Tobacco Company own thefc three companies, and own them In the h?mo proportion that they owned the old company." he said, "so that they will control the buslm-sn under the new arrangements as completely as they controlled It under tho old order. If it was unlawful for fliese men to con? centrate the business so completely 'OS they did, It Is giving tho people it Mono Insicud cf bread to permit the BOW order to continue.'" Ho declared that the other eleven Companies were owned by the .tum? people who own the three, "so thnt the only result achieved will be to make the administration more inconvenient." Expressing renrot that the Attorncy Geri'eru] had not appealed from tho Clr r.sitt Court's decision, Mr. Cummins ad? mitted that without legislation the Supreme Court of the United States was incapable of granting an appeal In the iihsence of a motion by the Attorney Ooneral. Hence the necessity for leg? islation. Tho Circuit Court, he said, had dls- | regarded und uullliled tho order of the Supreme Court, but if no appeal Is I practicable tho decreo of tho lower court must stand as the final result of the litigation against the tobacco trust. He believed that tho country had n ylKht to the higher court's opinion. No action wan taken on the bill. / _ J MORE MONEY IS ASKED It Is Needed to ilrnitdeu Scope of Good ItnadH Work. Washington, December 13.?I,ognn ' (Walter Page, director of the Federal QBure&u of Good Koads, In his annual yeporl to the .Secretary of Agriculture, nukt for an nddttiniiuJ $70,000 in the appropriation for the next fiscal year, e>o "ns to broaden the scop'o of the ad? visory, lecture, object-lesson and ex? perimental work of the bureau." This year's appropriation is almost $150,000. 'As a result of Investigations now be? ing made, Dr. Page expresses tho be? lief that there will be a "complole. re? organization of the present system ?if k'oad administration in many commu? nities throughout the country." Ho nays that a compilation now being pre? pared indicates that there arc ap 5>roximately i&0,00i) ofllcluls in the ."nitcd States. To demonKtrate standard types of road construction, to Introduce new methods, to experiment with new ma? terials and to Instruct local road ofll ?.?als In proper methods the report buys, roa h' were built in llfty-lwo places duifiig the past year and much original research work was done. j ASSOCIATION IS TlTD UP Can't Change Tnrlffs ?erntisc of Long and .Short Hnul Clause. Washington. December . 13.?Testi? mony that the long and short haul clause of the Hepburn rate law had completely tied up the Central Freight ?Association In the matter of chang? ing freight rates, was given by Gen? eral Trutllc Manager F. C. Bulrd. of the Bessemer and Eako Erie Railroad, be? fore the HOMse street trust Investiga? ting committee to-ttiay. He said the association at one time met bi-monthly for this purpose, but thnt now It met rarely during the. year and had little opportunity to change the tariffs. . Senator Oliver, of Pennsylvania, Wili he a witness in a few days. He will he asked regarding the fufrness ..f the freight rate of 9t> cents a ton on ovo from Lake Erie to Pittsburgh. Ex? ports have declared that 50 cents a ton would be profitable, to the cat - Irlers To-morrow traffic officials <;f Southern railroads will glvo testi? mony. , THEFT OF SOLID GOLD fc'wo Men Accused of Stcnllng fU.OOn Worth of Shavings. Newark. N. J., Doccmber 13.?Two Voting men arc under arrest here, churged with the theft of $6,000 worth of solid gold shavings from the fito tory of it wholesale Jewelry house. In New York. Two weeks ago the company dl.* covered thnt gold was being taken and nn accounting showed that about Sfi.000 worth wnn missing. Detectives discovered that two boys employed in the factory were stealing scraps nnd ?lucalloned them.. Tho boys said that jthcy vroro paid, by tho two.,men-l8.ter CLEAN SWEEP MADE Democrats Tnice Everything in sittbt In Ailiono. Phoenix, Ar!?., Dooeraber 13.?Tho I Democrats of Arizona will place two members In the United States Senato und ono member in tho House of Representatives, a Governor in the Stato Capitol at Phoenix, and, unless present indications are materially changed, will mako a clean sweep of tho Stato ticket, as a result of tho Hrst State oiectlon. The Legislature, from presont indi? cations, will I/o more, than threo fourths Democratic, Insuring tho elec? tion of Henry F. Ashurst, of Prcscott, and- Mark A. Smith, of Tucson, to tho United States Sonuto. Carl Heyden, of Phoenix, was elected to Congress. Geo. YV. P. Hunt, of Globe, was elected Gov? ernor, There Is but one chance that a clean sweep will not bo the Democratic por? tion of this oiectlon. snd that Is for the office of Secretary of State. Cleveland, Republican, is running strongly, and may yet defeat Osborne, of Phoenix, for this place. Democratic Stato Chairman J. B. Blrdno issued a statement to-night claiming his election of the Democratic candidates by majorities ranging from 1,000 to 2,000. lie also claimed every county in tho State, except two, would return Democratic majorities. Apache and Pirna are conceded to tho Repub? licans by small majorities. "Tho people of Arlzohla simply re? fused to Indorse Taft's dictation as to what kind of a Constitution Arizonla should have," Mr. Birdno said, "and while they voted to eliminate tho re coll from tho Constitution, as they were obliged to uo In order to gain statehood, they showed that the recall would bo placed back in the Constitu? tion as soon as It possibly could be done." Secretary Hayes, of the Republican State Committee, conceded victory to the Democrats, claiming, however, that Cleveland still had a chance to win. Returns from none of the thirteen counties nro complete, and It may be to-morrow before tho exact vote can be given. * MAKES PLEA FOR PARKS McFnrland Askii That Federal Borrau ? Be Crested. Washington. December 13.?With President Taft as one of tho speakers and Secretary Fisher, of the Interior Department, presiding, the American Civic Association, which began its seventh unnual convention here to-day, heard to-night the annual address of its president, J. Horace McFarland, urging the creation of a Federal Bur? eau of national parks. Mr. McFarland advocated government control of all land containing great natural phenom? ena, and declared that "a nation that can afford a Panama Canal cannot af? ford a dry Niagara." The President declared that he was in hearty accord ivlth the effort of the association to establish a government bureau to tnke over the supervision of the national parks. Me referred to ob? servations he had made on his recent trip In the West, and agreed that some such centra''zed authority was neces? sary for thu proper conduct of the na? tional playgrounds Other speakers were Senator Smoot. of Utah, who discussed the value of national parks to the West, and Her? bert W. Gle.-uon, of Boston. President McFarland declared tho transmutation of the forest district lytnir between Washington and Balti? more into th-3 Lincoln memorial na? tional park would be a more fitting tribute to tlio great liberator than a mere commercial highway. The United States leads the world In the extent of her national and munictpal parks, he said, and it is only by tho estab? lishment of a Federal park bureau that the nation can hope to preserve for all time the beauty and hcalthfulness of these breathing spots. SHIPPERS COMPLAIN Allege That Virginia Cities Are Given t'ndue Advantage. [Special to The Times-Dispatch.) Washington, December 13.?Alleg? ing unfair treatment In shipping rates to the Pacific coast Stntes, and that Virginia cities arc being given an ad? vantage over them, many furniture manufacturers in North Carolina, oper? ating under the name of the Southern Furniture Manufacturers' Association, to-day filed complaint with tho Inter State Commerce Commission against tho Southern Railway, the Chesapeake and Ohio, tho Norfolk nnd Western and practically all the railroads In the far West. The headquarters of the association Is at High Point, N. C, and It Is claimed that Salisbury, Lex? ington. Thomasvillc and other towns in North Carolina where furntiure. Is manufactured are discriminated against and preference Is givon a number of Virginia cities. The com? mission is asked to make a thorough investigation of the entire situation, and render tho association such uld as may be proper. BOOKING ROOMS EARLY More Than 1,000 Already Engaged tor Itvpuhlicuu Convention Week. Chicago, Decomber 13.?Requests for more than 1.000 rooms during the na? tional Republican convention had been received by tlio leading downtown lin? tels early to-day. The requests cainu lrom persons and clubs In eighteen States. Since tlio convention of 1U0S hotel accommodations of the city have .been largely increased and the capacity of I the downtown hotels which are with ing a dosen blocks of the convention hull is given as 12,000. SAYS SHE KILLED CHILD Arknnnns Mother Arrested nnd Iler Brother Held on Accessory. I.lttlo Rock. Ark., December 13.?Ac? cused of the murder of her four-yeni old daughter, Mrs. Alice Vanco waa arrested hero to-day nnd-her brother jailed us an accessory. The mother claims sho went |to a spring lato yesterday afternoon and returned to find tho child lying on tho tloor, her throat cut. Bloodhounds put on the frail at thn side of. the slain child loped to the water spring., thon back to the house Death'Comes Suddenly. Baltimore. Md., December 13.?R. TV Zlnn. president of ilio /inn Mining Company of Vesuvius, Vo., was ttikon 111 In n taxicab hero tq-duy and died while being taken to u hospital. Phy? sicians said death was duo to heart trouble ' Determined Treaty With Russia Shall be Abrogated. ? JUST ONE VOICE HEARD AGAINST IT Three Hundred Representatives Favor Immediate Notice to Czar That Passport Discrim? ination Will Be Tolerated No Longer?Resolution Now Pending in Senate. Washington, December 13.?The Sul zer Joint resolution for tho termina? tion of the treaty of 1832 botween the United States and Russia, because' of the latter's dlscr mlnatlon against Jewish American citizens, passed tho Houso to-night, 300 to 1. The ono negative vote was cast by Representa? tive Malby, of New York. A practi? cally identical resolution by Senator Culberson, of Texas, Is ponding In the Senate, and favorable action of both houses would bo necessary to make cither resolution effective. Both the Sulzcr and Culberson resolutions would direct the President to Elve Russia Immediately the year's notice necessary for the complete abrogation of tho treaty that has been In force nearly eighty years. An attempt, led by .Representative (j)mBtcd. of Pennsylvania, to modify the Sulzer resolution so as to avoid making the direct charge that Russia has violated the treaty In refusing to recognize the passports of American Jews, was defeated, 184 to 11?. Promi? nent Republicans declared that tho House should not go on record as charging a violation of the treaty, but should adopt language stating that Russia had so construed tho treaty that the United '"'ates could no longer toe a party to It. "The sentiments announced hero to? day." doclared Republican Leader Mann, "are such that If they were uttered In another parliamentary body they might bring such resentment? a3 would provoko war." Maj Prove Doonjernng. Mr. Mann added thut If the United States asserted that a discrimination against races was a violation of a treaty, It might weaken its own atti? tude toward the exclusion of Orientals. The debate In the House bristled with' charges that Russia's attitude was an offense ngalnst tho United states, and. that her exclusion of Amer? ican Jews who bore properly cortlfled passports was an affront to this gov? ernment. Representative McCall, of Massachu? setts, said the matter ought not to be tctcd upon by the House until It had :ecn submitted to arbitration between the two countries. Representative Longworth. of Ohio, Insisted that "the time for arbitration has gone by, and ihe time for action has come." Mr. Mann endeavored to have the olnt resolution amended so as to assert .he continued right of ihe United Slates to discriminate agajnst foreign :rs on account of race. A1J amend? ments to the resolution were over? whelmingly beaten. Tho resolution passed by the House to-night declares that "the govern nent of the United States will not be i party to any treaty which dlscrim nates, or which by one of tho parties ihereto Is so construed ns to discrim? inate, between American citizens on the ground of race or religion," and It tddi: "The government of Russia has vio? lated the treaty between the United States and Russia, concluded ot St. Petersburg December IS, 1832, refusing to honor American passports duly Is? sued to American citizens, on account jf race and religion, and In tho Judg nent of the Congress tho said treaty. For tho reasons aforesaid, ought to bo terminated at the earliest possible lime.'' Hove They Made Mistake? [Special to The Times-Dispatch.] Washington. December 13.?Have the Democrats in the Houso thrown tho tat in the fire? A caireful poll of some >f the best-posted members made lo lay regarding the vote of last night on :he ilollar-a-day pension Dili, which will cost the government about $7">, 100,000 a year hereafter, in addition to the amount already expended for this purpose, brought out tho Information^ that public building appropriations" probably have been knocked Into a :ocke<J ha't. river and harbor appro? priations ruined, and "little chance left to secure the .adoption of other local ipproprlatlon measures calling for out? lays of money. Being already heavily iverburdened, the people will not stand lor an additional taxation of $75,000,000 i year in addition to appropriations for internal improvements of tho coun? try. Many Democrats who opposed tno measure wore a worried look to-day ivhen asked what tho result of voting their enormous increase In tho public expenditures would be. Summing up the situation, many of thorn take the (Continued on Seventh Page.) GRANDJURY PROBE WILL BETHOROUGH Attorney-General Wick ersham Is Directing Government's Cause. HEAVY PENALTIES MAY BE IMPOSED Inquiry Based on Alleged Illegal Shipment of Explosives Used in Dynamiting Operations of McNamaras and Fellow- " Conspirators?G r e a t Mass of Evidence. Washington, December 13.?A vigor? ous Investigation and prosecution of all connected with the alleged dyna? mite conspiracy Is tho emphatic in? junction from 'tho Department of Jus? tice direct to District Attorney Minor, under which ho will conduct the Fed? eral grand Jury Inquiry beginning at Indianapolis to-morrow. District Attorney McCornjlclt, of Dos Angeles, w.ho has been here several weeks conferring with officials of the department, left to-night for New York on a mission connected with tlio government's Investigation. Officials, however, #ecline to discuss the trip In detail. A t t o r n e y - General Wlckersham, through Assistant Attorney-General Harr. Is personally directing the gov? ernment's course. The inquiry is based on two Federal statutes, and If m accumulation of offenses can be proved under one or both of these laws against those responsible for the crlmss, long terms of Imprisonment can be Imposed. The maximum penalty foT violation of the statute fixing stringent conditions and restrictions upon the interstate shipment of explosives Js eighteen months in the penitentiary and a fine of $2.000. Thft law, by which It is hoped to reach all who may havo In? spired or directed the outrages, makes It a crime for two or more persons to cons,\Jre to break a Federal law. TJils Imposes a maximum penalty of two years' Imprisonment and $10,000 fine. One or Tioth of these laws would apply to every Illegal shipment of explo? sives. Proseoutlons in other States where buildings have boon wrecked by dyna? mite durlngf tlio fast few years arc likely, it is declared here, to grow out of the Indianapolis inquiry. Scene Shlfln to Indianapolis. Indianapolls, Ind., December 13.? Nation-wide interest will centre here to-morrow, when tho week's work by detectives, attorneys and accountants, who have compiled evidence alleged to show tho complicity of others than i tho McNaniara brothers in a dynamit? ing conspiracy, will be turned over to the Federal grand Jury for formal In? vestigation. Detters and records of the Interna? tional Association of Bridgo and Struc? tural Iron Workers have been abstract? ed and checked ngnlnst statements of Ortlo B. McManlgal, confessed dyna? miter In the employ of John J. McNam ara, the convicted secretary-treasurer j of tho association. This class of evi? dence Is to be delved Into to fathom charges of a plot, with Its seat In In? dianapolis, by which, according to the National Erectors' Association, explo Elves In the lost five years were carried ] Into seventeen States, In violation of i Federal regulations, and by which I about 100 structures have been partly cxr wholly wrecked, tho Los Angeles Times building being only on-> of them. I Great precautions havo been taken i to Insure secrecy to the deliberations In the grand Jury room. -Guards have | been placed at tho doors, and all out- i slflcrs. Including witnesses to be called, | are to he kept- the entire length of I tho Federal building, or almost a city block, away from the Jurors. May FlnlHli in January. District Attorney Charles W. Miller Indicated that It was not expected the grand Jury would complete its work before the end of January. Mr. Miller was much interested in the report from Do.s Angeles that he was to be assisted here later by Oscar Duwlcr, who has been participating in tho prosecution of the McNnmnra brothers, but he de? clined to comment on It. Herbert S. ilockln. secretary of the Iron Workers' Association, returned to-ilay from St. Ixjttls. where, ft was reported, he had conferred with Pres? ident Frank M. Ryan. Hocking de? clared Ryan went to Chicago and said he would return here to-morrow. Almost tho first witnesses to be called, it was learned, would be stenog? raphers who were employed by McNain ara when he was an active official of the union. Then evidence gathered by agents of the National Erectors' Asso? ciation, a defensive organization ot "open shop" contractors: papers seized in a raid on the Iron Workers' Asso? ciation headquarters or voluntarily turned over by the officials, and de? tailed confessions of McMnnigal are to be submitted. Many witnesses from cities in which explosions have oc? curred have been subpoenaod. Princess Louise Victoria and Daughters on Wrecked Vessel. ALL ARE THROWN INTO THE WATER Boat in Which They Are Taken From Ship Capsizes and One Has Narrow Escape From Drowning?All Are Res? cued After Suffering Severely. Gibraltar, December 13.?Princess Louise Victoria, princess royal of Oroat Britain and Ireland and sister of King- George V? and her daughters had a thrilling, experience to-day, when the Peninsular and Oriental steamship Dolhl, on which they were voyaging to Egypt, struck the reefs oft Cape Spartel, tho northwest extremity of Africa While being taken ashore by tho long boat p( the British armored cruis? er Duke ct Edinburgh, they wero thrown Into the water by tho capsiz? ing of the boat, one of the daught.Jis having a narrow escape from Jrown Ing. She was rescuer by a sailor and carried to land with the others, ail suffering severely from the bitter cold. Strikes In Thick Pog. Tho Delhi struck at 1 o'clock In the morning In a thick fog. Immediately all tho passengers hurried from their staterooms half-dressed and put on life-preservers. Water poured steadily Into the cabins, while enormous Fens, sometimes mast high; broke Over the, vessel. Signals of distress were sent out by wireless, and tho llrst warship to arrive was tho French cruiser Frlant. it was long past daylight before the Friant'a steam launch wa3 able 'to come alongside the Delhi. In the mean? time preparations were made aboard the stranded steamer to send tho wo? men and children ashore. One of the boats of the Delhi was lowered .-in! filled with passengers. The launch llnally succeeded in getting this In tow, and then steamed to the British cruiser Duke of Edlnburg-h, where,_th frightened women and children wore safely taken aboard. The Duke of Edinburgh, with thirty eight of the rescued passengers, ar? rived here to-night. It was expected that the royal party would reach Gi? braltar aboard tho battleship Bonden' but latest reports state that they had decided to remain for tile night at Tan? gier, where they are housed in tho British legation. TiOt Slightest Paule. One of the women passengers, in describing the wreck, said that there was not tho slightest panic after the vessel struck. The passengers were summoned to dress and go on deck, but were assured that there was little dan? ger. Arriving on deck, they found the fog denso and tho sea beating heavily ngainst the ship. There was llttlo con? fusion or excitement. They remained assembled on deck until 10 o'clock In the morning, when tho Friant'a boats, after considerable exertion, succeeded in conveying some of them aboard the British cruiser. All preparations had beep made here for tho reception of the royal party, which Included tlje Duke of Fife, who. It Is leornod, remained aboard the Delhi until most of the passengers hud been transferred. Wireless dispatches say that they are in good health and spirits, but much fatigued und ex? hausted from their dangerous adven? ture, the rldo on horseback to the lighthouse, and the journey thence to Tangier. The Delhi 13 reported to bo in a criti? cal position. She Is broadside in rocks. The salvage vessel Otbelmusa has sailed from hero with lighters und will make an nttempt to save the ship's mall and luggage. The weather has moderated somewhat, but heavy sens are still breaking over tho stranded vessel. A ttoynl Onrdrn Party. Delhi, India, December 13.?A royal Barden party was held at the fort this afternoon, King George nnd Queen Mary being given a great ovation by the r.OOO guests as they walked through the grounds. Later In the afternoon Their Majesties, wearing their crowns nnd coronation robes, ap? peared In n screened balcony on tho wall of the fort formerly used by the Mogul. Tlio Emperor and Empress rcmnined seated on golden thrones while for an hour nnd a half a long train of re? ligious und other native processions pnsscd in review, depicting the cus? toms of the ancient Mogul empire. It Is estimated that 1,000.000 tint Ivos watched tho scene, which was of rare beauty, from the extensive plain. To? night there was a magnificent display of tireworks and Illuminations at the fort. GHRISTM Containing art features. NEXT SUND AS NUMBE special literary and Order yours now. ATS TIMES-DISPATC FIRE IN DANVILLE Midnight DIur.o Do? Dnraage Katl mated nt 8125,000. Danville, Va., December 14.?One of the moat thrilling Area In n decade threatened Danville's beat buatncaa block to-night, deatroyeU three largo throc-atory brick Mtraetarca occupied by nicrchanta and required the utinoat '?n.u in of the entire department for over two houra to control. Tho dam? age la catlmoted nt 8125,000, practi? cally covered by Inanrnuec, Various other property and stocks of goods oro damaged by smoke and wuter. Tho chief destruction was con? fined to tho Boatwrlght .Brothers printing and stationery establishment, the Virginia Hardware Company's three-story store, tho Main Street Restaurant and tho Waddlll Printing Company. Other threatened property was saved by Intelligent work. At 1:40 A. M. Henry Day, proprietor of tho W .rtdlll printing plant, who had been caught under debris In the storo. was rescued by a band of frantic workers, who braved falling walls and worked manfully to extrlcato him, guided by his groans. One leg Is frac? tured and ho has a painful wound on tho head. When dragged out and rushed to a hospital ho wao soako<? by tho Btrcams of water which had been played upon him. Tom Allen, fireman, was rescued, but slightly injured, and another fireman sustained minor hurts. Tho flro sturtcd In Eoatwrlght Brothers' stationery and printing es? tablishment, on Main Street, at mid? night, and soon extended to udjolning property. Call for Aid. . Greensboro, N. d, December 14.? Twenty, minutes after an appeal for aid wua received from Danville over the wires of the Associated Press tho Greensboro firo department was stand? ing in readiness to loavo hero on a special train, which Southern Hall? way officials rigged up in remarkably short time. The department had been awaiting onders several nunuies beforu information 'that their services would not be needed was received. LORIMER TO TESTIFY rillnnln Senator to Take Stand as Last Witneix?I'rohe May l?ml Soon. Washington, December 13.?Prospect for an early conclusion of the Lorlmcr election investigation developed sud? denly to-day. Judge Uunecy, counsel for Senator Lorlmer, said he expected to put Mr. Lorlmcr on. tho stand as lite last witness before the tlrst of next week. Lawyers for the investl \ gating committee announced that thev I had only oho or two more witnesses to call. Judge Henacy Indicated, howeven that Senator Lorlmcr would give ex? tended testimony. The cross-examina? tion may cover several dpys. It will b? the first time Senator Lorlmcr has testified under oath In his own de? fense. This sudden move to end the Investi? gation came ns a distinct surprise to those who have been expecting Senator LotRiicr's counsel would use every ef? fort to prolong the hearings, at least until after the spring primaries in Illi? nois. In the event that hearings arc ended before Christmas, tho committee may report when the Senate convenes after the holiday recess. Patrick P, McCarthy, of Davenport. Iowa, was called as a witness to-day. RUSSIAN TROOPS HELD Will \ot March on Teheran for An? other I?lght Dion, St. Petersburg, December 13.?The Russia, which generally reflects the intentions of the ministry, says that tho Russian troops now concentrated at Knslun, lit Persia, will not advance until another eight days have elaps Ctl. unless extraordinary events cause the Russian minister to order them to march toward Teheran at an earlier date. PusBla at tho end of November dis? patched about -i.oou troops to Kesht. in Persia, by way or TCnzell, on tho Cas? pian Son. When the Persian National Council. December 1, refused to com? ply with the terms of the Russian ultimatum demanding the dismissal of W. Morgan Sinister, the American act? ing as Persian treasurer-general, and a cash indemnity, these troops were ordered to advance on Teheran. HIDDEN SCARF PINS FOUND Three Both nnd u Dog Discover Thief's Loot Among Hocks. Cleveland. O., December 13.?Three boys and a hound. In pursuit of a rab? bit, ran tho bunny Into a hole nmong a pile of rocks In a ileld east of tho city. After pulling out several rocks one of the bovs drew forth o package. Unwrapping it. he fund about 100 scarf pins, evidently hidden by some thief. Yesterday It reached tho ears of the police that a small boy was remem? bering his friends a bit prematurely .vlth scarf pins as Christmas gifts. In? quiry developed the story of the rind, but the police hnvo not discovered from what shop the jewelry was obtained. The rabbit got away. ST. PATRICK'S DAY NAMED Tope Again Seta It Apnrt ?h n Holy Day. Rome. December 13.?As a ro.suli of a decree of the Pope issued In July In reference id holy days. St. Patrick's Day was struck off the. list of obli? gatory holy days on which Catholic are culled upon to hear muss and nti staln from unnecessary work. On the request of the Irish Catholic hierarchy, however, the Holy Sou has Just Issued another decree, which is most import? ant to Irish people throughout the world. According to this the feast of St. Patrick will continue to be a holy day, without, however, being subject to tin law of fasting or abstinence. LYNCHING CONDEMNED Churches Called On to Protest Against Mob Violence. Plttsbrirgh, Pa., Deccmbor 13.?De? claring that moro than fifty lives had been sacrificed to lynchcrs In this coun? try within tho past six months, the Federal" Council of tho Churches of Christ In A morion, in session here, to? day adopted resolutions milling mi'. Christian- churches t.-. put an end to the practice and to protest vigorously against all forms of mob violence, i'Uc resolutions. which commended, the press. North nnd South, for Its hrave and fearless attack upon lynching*, wore Introduced by Bishop A. Walters, of Philadelphia. CRIMES ARE LAID ATPASTOR'SDOOR He Is Accused of Impli? cation in Series of Explosions. FULL CONFESSION MADE BY SOLDIER Minister, Discharged From Army. Service for Unbecoming Con? duct, Alleged to Have De? stroyed Government Prop? erty in Revenge?Com? panion Also Arrested. Junction City, Kan., December 13,?t Rev. Charles SI, Brewer, formerly a chaplain in the United States Army, now pastor of a Baptist church in Olustec, Oklu., has been accused in a confeislon by Private Machcl Quirk bl implication in a mysterious series of explosions which have baffled military authorities at Fort Rlley for oix months. United States Commissioner Chaso hern to-day stated that Brewer had been arrested at Olusteo and was be? ing- held for United States marshals. Sirs. Anna Jordan, of Kansas City, also implicated In Quirk's confession, was arrested to-day In Kansas City, fol? lowing a telegram to the police. Quirk, in his confession, which was made to Colonel Ell D. Hoylc, Sixth Field Artillery, commandant at Fort Itlley, said he blew up the brldgo across the Kuw River Juno 21 last, and the cavalry stable June 30, when tweu ty-llvo cavalry horses were burned to death. He said also that lie blow up tho water main which supplies the post with water. Quirk declared ho committed theso crimes at tho instigation of Brewer, who sought revenge because he had been court-martialed and dismissed from the service for conduct unbecom? ing an officer and a gentleman. Wife of Convict. Sirs. Anna Jordan, implicated by Quirk, Is tho wife of a convict In tho Federal penitentiary at Fort Leaven worth. She was arrested here several months ago for aiding her husband to escape from tho guardhouse, where ho was conllned on a chargo of stealing. He was recaptured and sent to tho Fed? eral penitentiary. Sirs. Jordan Wifa released. Quirk. In his confession, alleged ho met the former chaplain and Sirs. Jor? dan in an automobile on the road bc tweon Junction City and Fort Rlley. Ho said Brewer told him they were on the way to blow up the bridge, lind linked him to go along. Quirk said lie placed the explosive. Quirk had been in the guard houso on suspicion of connection with tlio explosions for nearly a month. I.r.at night he sent for Colonel Hoy la and made tho confession. Explosions and tires here within six months have destroyed government property valued at $300,000. A big storehouse on tho manoeuvre grounds burned, with a loss of $200,000. Since Quirk's arrest there have been no flro1?. It was said at the post to-day that others have hcen Implicated, and that more arrests will follow. Brewer was borii In Alabama thirty four years ago. He became chaplain In the United States army in 1907. Ho ij married and has several children. Brewer waa chaplain of tho Sixth Fiel,I Artillery, stationed at Fort Rlley until he was dismissed from t"ie army June, 21 last, after convic? tion ihy court-martial on charges of 'having been Intoxicated at an enlisted men's dnncn at Oho fort, and with bo having In an ungcntlemanly manner In the presence of enlisted men and their wives. Sterrh 31 last. Army otflcers at Fort Riley to-nUrht said the Federal authorities had undy.' observation several porsons bellove.l lo "be implicated in tho recent dynu mltc explosions at Fort Rlley, and that additional arrests might be expected. It was said tho persons under surveil? lance are prominent Tho Investigation hnn been going on some tlino. Xmv Under Ai-rcst. Oklahoma City, Okla., December 13.? Tfile Rev. Charles Brewer, charged with Implication In a serle* of recent dyna? mite explosions at Fort UiJoy, Kar.scs. was nrresfod at h^ hvue in Olustce. Okla.. late, to-day. T1? deputy who made the arrest refused 40 say whore he would take the prisoner when they boarded a train to-night. It Is ht - lleved Brewer Is beLi? taken to Fort Rlley. A dispatch from Olustec, a svnail town in the southwestern portion of tlio State, brougiat this Information to-night. Sirs. Brewer, wlfo of tho minister, declined to discuss her hus? band's arrest. BIG BETTING BEGINS Much Money Wagered on ltesult of Louisiana Campaign. Now Orleans, La.', December 13.?Tho heavy betting of the Louisiana guber? natorial campaign was reached to-day when a total of $10.000 rush was de? posited with local newspapers cn the size of the vote of two of tho cant dldntes. l.a'st night $5.000 was offered that .lohn T. Slichel. candidato for Gov? ernor of the "regular organization" 'Democrats, would rvcMlve uvlco as many votes in the Democratic primary to he held January 23 as are recorded for .Ttidfie Luthor B. Hall, candidate of the Good Government League Dem? ocrats. The hot was covered to-day by one of the league leaders, who offered an additional $5,000 on the same torms. MUST SERVE TWENTY YEARS Sirs. R. L, Rohblns Is Sentenced, foe Klllinc Per Neighbor. Wuycross. <>.., December 13.?Sob? bing piteous!-.-. Sir:). R. L. Bobbins was sentenced to-day to nerve twenty years In-the- penitentiary for tho Tulling of her neighbor. SItss Belle Smith. Aft<if tho evidence was In counsel tor 1I1? woman offered foi her a l?le* of guilty lo a charge of voluntary manslaugh? ter Neighborhood quarrels caused tae kuilng,'which took ptacc Jost July.