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STILL DEFENDING
TAFT NOMINATION
Statement, Approved by
President, Given Out
at White House.
OFFICIALLY'O.K. 'D'
BY HIS CABINET:
_ i
Every Contest Before Commit-,
tcob at Chicago Convention Re?
viewed, and Once More
Charge of Fraud and Bad
Faith Is Hurled at Col?
onel Roosevelt.
Washington. July 25.?A ktaiemcnt,
approved by President Taft, defending
his nomination by the Chicago conven?
tion, was mode public at the White
House to-day. It reviews every eon
test d'forc the Rcpublici:, National
Committee and the i redehtlaU commit?
tee of the convention, and asserts taut
< it'll contest was Battled logically upon
its merits Tlie statement was sub?
mitted to the Cabin, t at a recent meet?
ing ind received the approval of the
President's official fain.::.
The stateiner.t. which is it lengthy
document of 111 printed pages. i? ??
detailed denial of the charge that the
renomlnatlon f President Taft was
accomplished by the seating of fraudu?
lently elected delegates to the con?
vention it taVccs up Individually the
r3S contests instituted by the Koos? -
velt forces against Taft UvK-gaU-s wno
were seated, and presents eviden'? In
i ach of these cases to show that tne
Taft delegates were :?? S iiarly elected.
A resume of the statement, prepared
by Charles D. Hilles, formerly Presir
d. nt Taft s secretary and now chair?
man of the Republican National Com?
mittee, takes ?p c-cii contttt briefly.
Not In O.I f altb.
This resume opens with tie declara?
tion that the iloosevelt contests, as
originally hied before the national
eornmlttce were not Instituted ir. good
faith.
"The total number of ..olegatcs mm
moned to the convention." says tne re?
sume, 'warf 1,078. with 640 necessary
to choice. Mr. T-.fl had 56l votes on
the .'I'st and only ballot. and was
declared the nominee. Tr.ere were
Instituted against of the delcgal. s
regularly elected for Taft, contests on
behalf of Rooeevelt These contests
w.-re avowed'. instigated not for tne
purpose of really securing seats In tne
convention: not for. the purpose of ad?
ducing evidence w-hlch would lea ', any
respectable court to entertain the con
fits, but for the purpose of deceiving
the public Into the belief that Mr.
Roosevelt had more votes than he real?
ly had. as the conventions and pri?
maries were In progress fir the selec?
tion of delegates The 2j.? contests
wera reduced by abandonment, formal
or In substance, to seventy-four. Tne
very fact of these 164 frivolous con?
tents its-!:' reflects upon the genuine?
ness and validity of the remainder."
The resume then enumerates tie
contests. ..nd reviews the arguments in
each case. The review of tne evidence
In the contests embraced in the White
House st.iicmf r.t :z to by Vic
tftr Roiewater, chairman of the na
t.on.,! committee, and Thomas H. Dc
jvlne. chairmen of the credentials com?
mittee. As .in append, x. the state?
ment carries In detail the vote in tlse
national committee on each of the
? ontcsts, and a statement of the dates
of the Taft and Roosevelt conventions
in contested stales. Tne object of the
latter Is to show that the Iloosevelt
? gtaes were chosen after the regu?
lar conventions had named Taft repre?
sentatives.
I uHotlbr of Notice.
Another appendix Is the repor: cf
the credentials committee O iln cue
ventton. in which the st Hemer.: issued
by the Roosevelt commute. ir.?*n t.t
tacking the inability a', the committee
was answered. In disrass nil; the
i Large the report said:
"The statement as a whole In Its In?
sinuations of combinations of un?
worthy motive, in Us recital of al?
leged facts, is grossly and maliciously
untrue. It was Intended to c nvey
the Impression that the time for hear?
ing cases was so UmlteJ ;s to prevent
their being properly presented to the \
committee. The untruthClitlU'SH of this
statement 's Clearly shown by rne
records of the committee and '.he news?
paper reports of Its deliberation? Not
only did the rules make liberal pro
\ ision for time In presenting the cases,
but In every instance where the partlc.T
presenting the cases, or any member
? f the committee, asked fa.- an exteii- I
tlon f lime. It was granted."
The statement of the Roosevelt
members of the committee ijierted
that the speed with which tne creden?
tials committee brought In reports I
' made it evident that the reports had |
been prepared beforehand.'" In repl.'
to thlg statement tho appjd'x to the
White House statement said:
"In regard to the assertion that re
ports were prepared In advance of tho
action of the committee on ertden
tlals no one of the gentlemen who
makes this statement will state of nis
own personal knowledge that any re- i
ports were thus made.'"
In concluding, tho majority of the
crcdentails committee, defending its |
decisions, said:
"As to the. merits of these contested
cases upon which the committee pass
ed. It should be remembered that the
national committee, sat for fifteen days;
hearing evidence and argument upon
them. Out of a total membership of |
fifty-three only thirteen members of
that committee objected to the Undings '
and decisions, and they only with re- j
gard to n part of the cases, the action j
of the committed having been unanl
mous with regard to a majority of \
them The convention declined, by a ,
[ .(.Continued on Seventh r^go.^ "I
KANSAS CITY IS IN LEAD
Believed It IIa? Won LHlinJnatlon
Trial Of IllllloonN.
Kansas City. Mo.. July 28.?With
two balloons not reported, It seems
lato to-n'ght that the Kansas City II.,
John WuttB. p'lot. Georaro In'iut.-bberry.
aide-, which landed at Belleville, Mich.,
to-day, after twenty-four hour* In the
air. and covering about C40 mllea. has
won the elimination race, which start?
ed from hero yesterday to dee'de
which three contestants will repre?
sent the Aero Club of Amcrlcn at the
International race In Germany next
fall.
The Million Population II., of the Bt
I.ouls Aero Club, landed at -Spring
Green. WIs . early to-day. It had trav?
eled i:r, miles.
The Cole, of th? Indianapolis Aero
Club, after going 32fi miles, landed at
McGregor, Iown.
The Goodyear. Akron, O.. ended Ha
journey at Polo. 111., 310 miles from
the starting point.
The Drifter, Cinelnnatl Aero Club,
covered about 425 miles. landing
at New Berlin. VVls.. a little before
noon to-dav.
Kansas City 1I., of the Kansas City
Aero riub. descended at Belleville,
Mich., about twenty-four miles from
Detroit, at ? P M. to-day, hav'ng
sailed about r,|0 miles.
The balloons remaining In th<* air,
or at least uhreported, are the Million
Population I . St I.ouls Aero Huh and
i Uncle Satri, Kansas City Aero Club.
NEGROES ARE CAPTURED
Officers Hush I abln In Whlcb They
Had Barricaded Themselves.
I Plalnvllle, Oa., July 2-.-T.-n negroes.
j wro i.^'i barricaded themselves !n a
! cabin, were captured to-day and quiet.
Irestored here after an all-night battle
between the whites and blacks. Sheriff
Owens, of Calhouri: Ernest Johnson, of
ICalhoun, and Or. Miller, of Plalnvllle,
all of whom wer? shot by the negroes,
|ar? resting easily, Johnson l elng the
only one seriously injured.
When Sheriff Owens's forces were
reinforced early thin morning by a
posaee of deputies under Sheriff Dune
hi o, of Floyd county, they stormed the
house In wh'ch the negroes had taken
refuge Th? blacks wer- well armed
a:.d an e\ehar.Ke of shots was kept
up until daylight, when a rush wa:<
made and the negroes captured.
The prisoners were placed in Jail at
Caihoun. No attempts at lynching
were made, but several negroes were
badly beaten by Infuriated whites I ?? -
fore the officers could control -.h->
crowd. None of the negroes was s*
rlously injured, and no further trouble!
is anticipated.
The battle was pre-lpltated by an
attaint to arrest a part-.- of negroes
who were suspected of forming i plot
to burn the town after the trouble ha
twren the races Saturday, in which
several blacks were whipped and or?
dered from town.
HIS SACRIFICE FUTILE
Brother e.lves Blood In Kftord to Snvc
Ufr nf Min? Searlea.
! Washington. July 2S?Vrunsfuslon of
i hiood from her brother's veins into
her own wag used by surgeons to
dsy In a fut'le effort to nave the life
i of Miss Jean .Searleg. of Vlcksh jrg.
.Miss, secretary to Representative Gor?
don Lee. of Georgia.
j Miss Pearles was taken 111 a week
ago. and dur'ng this time had lost a
large quantity of blood. The surgeons
determined two days ago that she
would be unable to live without a
fresh supply of blood.
Her brother. Thomas Fearles, volun?
teered, and permitted the surgeons to
open his own veins.
The effect was only temporary, how?
ever, and was offset by repeated
hemorrhages She died a few l.o irs
later. The body Will be taken to Vickl
hurg for burial.
CREW IS TROUBLESOME
Oilier? of Vessel Are Compelled to
Thrrnten Strlkehrenkera.
New Tork. July 2S.?It was learned
upon arrival of the American line
steamer Philadelphia from Southamp?
ton to-day that the crew of strlko
ihreakln,: seamen which was taken on
when the vessel sailed from here pave
the officers of the sh'p much trouble.
The strikebreakers were turbulently
restless throughout the voyage, and
during the return trip forty men In
the engine room became so trouble?
some that tho chief engineer was
obliged to threaten the use of his re?
volver.
There were eighty negroes among
the str'kebreake-rs. and they quit work
when the vessel docked, returning to
Baltimore, whence they came. Their
. places will be filled by former em
[Ployes who Joined the strike, which I
has now been declared o'f.
CHILD WAS STRANGLED
Little Mnry Darbuto Head When
Thrown Into \\ liter.
I New York. July 28?Little Mary
Barbuto was dead when her body, en
I cased In a gunny sack, was thrown
Into the East P.lver. according to the
[coroner's physician, who to-day per?
formed an autopsy on the body of the]
eight-year-old child which was picked
up on the Brooklyn water front yes-,
terday. The girl hat been st ranged
iwlth a bandanna handkerchief, which
had heen pushed down hor throat, and
the handkerchief Is the only evidence
through which the police hope to rup
down the murderer.
Alt .ough the child had heen miss?
ing three days, the coroner's physi?
cian does not believe that the body
had been In the water more thun twen- :
ty-four hours.
More Warm Weather
for Coming Week
Washington, .IhIj- ss.?Pressure
distribution over the Northern Hem?
isphere Indicates thnr the coming
week will not be e>ue of decided
teniperntnre chnnges over the United
States,
"Wnrm weather," snys the weekly
bulletin from the Weather Bureau,
??will continue In the South and
Southwest, find a moderate foil of :
temperature Monday over the upper !
I.nke Region, the upper Mississippi i
?mil the Missouri Valleys will he fol- |
lowed ?>> another rise Tuesday mill !
Wednesday, uud llj little change
(hereafter.
"In the South generally fnlr I
weather during the first half nf Ibc j
week will tie followed by local
showers during the second half."
They Want Supreme!
Court to Review Kan?
sas Primary Case.
NOT SATISFIED
WITH DECISION
As Matter Now Stands, Men
Who Have Declared Intention
to Vote for Roosevelt May
Be Put on Ticket Under
Name of "Republi?
can Party."
KaaMi ? li>. Mo.. July 30.?The Kuu
Riin electoral rnnv Will be Ururil by
Justice Pitney, of (hi- I alted States
Supreme ' ourt, nt Morrtstowu, N.
next Thursday, ehe Journal ?n?h iI?
moral as.
Washington. July 25.?Reports fromi
Toneki mat supporters of Mr. Taltj
,ln Kansa-, among them David W. Mul- \
I vane, plan to have the Supreme Court)
I of the United Slates review the de- j
; clslon of the .Supremo Court of Kan?
sas In th? presldent'al primary case,
have aroisei interest of Republican j
political leaders he;e of all factions.!
Friends of Colonel Roosevelt, par-!
Ucularly Senator Brlstow, of Kansas. I
' are watching for developments In tlio
, case, and keeping a keen lookout for
the arrival of legal representatives of
the Taft champions !r. Kansas, who
may be coming to seek from some
justice of the Supreme Court an order
directing that the ca_e be reviewed
? Irrks .Vot Enjoined.
The Supreme Court of Kansas dc
? elded that It would not enjoin county
'clerks from printing ?n the prlm'ary
? ballots of August 6. under the name
,of ? Republican Party." the names cf
men who h:id declared they would vote
for Roosevelt.
It Is believed here that Instead of
I coming to Washington, the Kansas at
I torneys would go direct to a Justice
of the court, all of whom ar' away
from the capital.
, Any member of the court has the
power to issue an order, requiring the
Kansas Supreme Court to send the case
up for review, and to grant a re
staining order to prevent the names
being printed on the ballot until the I
.Supreme Co:rt of the Cnited States |
?has passed on the case. Logically, th
appllcat'on would be made to Justice
Van DeVahter. assigned to the circuit j
I In whlct Kansas is located, but he is'
jspcnd'ng his vacation In the mountains
j of New liamr>s.nire. Application might
[also he rr.ajje, It Is regarded here, to
Justice Day. now at Mackinaw, the
nearest of any of the justices to Kan?
sas!
. While a justice might feel himself,
empowered to Issue an order for the j
review, members of the court lately
have hesitated to take that respon?
sibility, where momentous questions !
delicately balanced were Involved.
Chief Justice White referred the appli?
cation to the entire court when an ap?
plication for similar relief was made!
in the "beef trust case" last winter. ;
Such action would he equivalent to a '
denial of the application In this case.
It Is pointed out ns the primary would !
be over before the court could act |
in October, Its next date of meeting.
Never has a case similar to that!
which hap arisen In Kansas been be?
fore the Supreme Court. The last time j
the court was called to pass upon a|
I contest over presidential electors was]
i In IS?;, when a bitter cohtroverysy I
over the manner of selecting electors]
In Michigan came up for decision. |
There an order of review was grant
ed. and by advancing the case for con- i
sldcratlon on the first day of the- Oc?
tober term the court disposed of the |
case before the November election.
Tbe Question Involved.
In the Michigan case the question]
Involved was the validity of a statute
requiring the selection of presidential
electors by congressional districts !n
! stead of by the State as a unit. Chief
j.Justice fuller, In announcing the de?
cision of the court, said the question
I was a judicial and not a political one. >
Inasmuch as it involved the validity
'of a statute under the Federal Con- I
[stltutlon. He held thai the State)
Legislature had exclusive jurisdiction
over the manner of appointing elec-I
tors, and that these electors were no I
more officers of the Federal govern-1
' ment than members of the Legislature j
I when electing t'nlted State s Senators, j
'lie added that the long custom of se?
lecting electors by the State as a unit;
Jdid not change the Constitution po |
1 that they must he elected in thrit man
j ncr.
Under a stipulation < r.tered 'nto to. j
I night by opposing attorneys In the
presidential electors case, county clerks!
are restrained from printing the Re-j
publican primary ballots until Th?rs- :
jday nt least.
The stiplatlon was prepared by r>.
1 R. Hlte, for the Taft forces, and C on
1 gresr.man Fred P. Jackson. for the |
Roosevelt forces. it was agreed to by
Governor Stubbs. The stipulation pro
vldes that no preparatiem for the pri
! mary prejudicial to the Tuft forces
shall be made until the application
for a writ of error and suporcedas can
1 a heard, not later than Thursday, Au?
gust |. It is stipulated that the coun?
ty clerk, may proceed with the print?
ing of the ballots Immediately upon
the announcement of the court elecl
slon.
President Hau liest or it.
Dallas, Texas. July >$?Meager re?
turns from the Republican precinct
convention held on Saturday still In?
dicate that the Taft supporters have,
the best of It. The results probably
| Will not be rlefin'tely known until the
county conventions. These will he held
1 August :;.
Seeks DnuRhter Afoot.
I Buffalo. N. Y. July 28.?Mrs. Eliza?
beth Turner, fifty years old, arrived
in Buffalo early ib-ddy alter n :<??"
mile walk from Wlndnoi In search of
her missing daughter Mrs. Turner
had only 12 cents In her pocket, nnd
I had undertaken to tramp the entire
Liliatance
Vi SELS IN COLLISION
< olller ii Srn* to Bottom hr l'.uiprcu
of Ilrltuln.
Montreal. July 2!.?The Canadian
Pacific Railway steamship. Empress of j
Britain, outward bound, collided with j
the collier Helvetia In a dense fog In '
the St. lawrcnee estuary late Fr'day ?
evening.
The collier was sunk but Its crew 1
rescued The Empress of Britain was i
badly damaged, and turned baok to
Quebec, where she Is expected to ar- :
rlvti lute to-night.
The Empress of Britain sailed from
Quebec Friday evening, with Tuu pas- \
sengers for Europa. Tna Helvetia was
bound from Sydney for Montreal, with
a cargo of 8,000 tons of :oal
The collision occurred about ten :
miles west of Fame Point. Quebec,
a lighthouse station on the southern
shore of the St. Lawreiwu River, near
where It empties into the Gulf of .St. i
Lawrence This Is approximately 300
miles from Quebec.
Although tho accP'eru orcurred yes?
terday afternoon, definite news was
not received until to-day when Cap?
tain Murray, of :he Empress, reported
to tho authorities here and at Quebec
that his vessel was badly Move-In
about the- bows, and her for* ^-mpart
menta were filled with cater. It was
believed, however, that she vessel w is
Ih no danger of sinking
It Is understood that the Empress
of Britain struck the Helvetia amid?
ships, cutting the colll?r squarely in
two The smalkr Vessel sank almost
Immediately, but there was quick work
aboard the liner and res-.- of all hands
was speedly effected. The passengers
on the steamer was awakened by the
collision and many rushed to the deck
In fear hut a serious panic Was averted.
At S o'clock this afternoon the dam?
age i timer had reached Father Point,
making slow progress the St law
ren e The Allen liner steamer Pre.
torian was standing by ..t that hour
and some of the passengers anil the
mails were being Irans:-rred to that'
SIX BATHERS DROWNED
Accidents In Water at Many Places to
I onnectlcul
New Haven. Conn.. July 2?._Six
b-nhing fatalities occurred in the Stata
to-day. Malcolm M. Smith, fourteen
years o|d, of East Hartford. was
taken with cramps while |n the water
at Clinton and drowned.
A similar attack cost the lift of
nineteen-year-old John Thompson, of
Bridgepott, aF he was bwlmmtnc In
Housatonlc Lake, three miles above
Derby. Miss Bertha D< Loser, aged
twenty-slx, Of New Britain, a member
of a houseboat party going front Hart
fort >o Saybrook, got beyond her
dep-;, while enjoying a d'p in the Con
nectlcut River with other members of
th- part". Being unable to swim, she
drolvned despite efforts to save her.
Anthony Vernes, six >'?]r! old. was
paddling along the shore of the Housa.
River at Derb'- whf-n he slipped
Into de?.;, water and lost his life.
At Pouthtngtott, Frar.k Czbklrk! and
Frank Laskowslcl, aged twenty-five
and thirty years-, respectively, were
drowned in the Qulnnlplac River
DECREE NOT REPEALED
Mixed Marriage. Mill Forbidden Ex?
cept by Consent.
Rome. July 2S.?The report that the
Pope- has repealed the decree "Ne
Temere'! >s absolutely unfounded, nor
is It I'kely e-.e-r to be revoked, as It
embodies provisions which have guv
e i ned the church procedure for two
centuries. It Is probable that the m s
undersiahdlng with respect to the re?
peal : tr.e decree arose through the
.- ispens'on of the provision relating to
mixed marriages in Germany and Hun?
gary. The other provisions of the
"No Temere," however, are In full
force In thoso two countries, while
in the United Stat?s and England all
provisions of the decree without ex?
ception are still In force. Thus, a
marriage between Catholic and Prot?
estant without tho sanct'on of the
parish priest Is null. It is declared
that possibly the Cnltefl Slates and
England may later obtain a change in
that provision.
EPIDEMIC OF TYPHOID
5?rvcnty Cases and Five Doufbs In
Our Small Teuro.
San Juan. Porto Rico. July 25?An
f-idclemlc of typhoid prevails 'n the
Municipality of Penuelas, eight miles
from Ponce. Penuelas has a population
of about 1,200, ar.d seventy iitt.-s cl
typhoid with five deaths have occurred
in three- weeks New cases arc de?
veloping dally. The water supply
from the river has been found to be
infected.
Hope Is Adandoned
lor Life of Emperor
Tokio, ,lul> "JH.?Tbc enndlllou of
the Emperor <>i Japan is such as to
cause nbnndunmrut of all Ihm.t
hi* recovery.
I rina dnwn he bus been uncon?
scious. \n rasminntiod by the
court physicians ?t u A. M. dis?
closed a high temperature, weak
und rapid pnl.se and slow respira?
tion, vt lii.-li was greatly accelerated
i com the pro I...I- night,
The critical cundltlon of the Em?
peror wns announced In n hullrtln
Iiimi evening, mill nil the Imperial
princes mil- iiunnnoned to the pnl
n--e. The physicians employed artl
Itclul meusures la prolauti III-.-, hut
the Injection <>f Ntlmulauts seemed
to he ??/ little mall. The tempera?
ture Increased front loo to I02.:t,
?hieb. with the hi reused be.-irl ar
? Ion nnd shallow hreatblua;, Indl
ented ihn? the Emperor could not
withstand long the calls upon his
? trenglb.
Since Jltly 10. Hie- dole of Hie tlrvt
serious attack, the Emperor bu*
been in :? critical condition, and his
life has i.on ninlntntned only bjr
I be use of In i?-e( Ions, oxygen und
hot and cold pucks. Reports from
tbe sick room en several occaalons
lirnuitht hope that the life of the
Kmpcror might be prolonged, hut
the physicians issued n warning
tlint i.nsldrraltte period <>f lim?
would have to elapse liefere assur
nnees could he ul\m rescardlng the
outcome of the Po?ipil?atltin nf dis?
eases from which he suffered.
\t it o'clock tbt* mnrnluK the ?,ni
clal hullrtln kiivc thf pulse n> lliO
mid respiration I?-. \t n o'clock his
pulse hud Increased to i;to, nnd tviin
?-itre?nel> Weak and Irregulnr.
Progressives Will Start;
With Entirely Clean
Slate.
NOW BUILDING
FOR THE FUTURE
Roosevelt's Wishes Are Respected
and Independent Tickets Will
Be Placed in Nearly Every
State?Working Plan for
New Party Is
Adopted.
Oyster Bay. N. y? July 3S?A work-,
ing program for the new party was
approved to-day by Colonel Roosevelt, j
Senator Dlxon. his campaign manager,
w-ho has recently been In consultation 1
with leaders of the movement, came '>
Oyster Bay to lay their views before'
the former President. After a long
conference. It boram? known that the
fundamental question ->f pol'cy av.d I
procedure had been agreed upon silo- :
Ject to approval of the national pr >?
gresslvc convention, which ts to meet
In Chicago next week The pre.gr.in. j
; which will be submitted to the c in?
vention, contains these major provi?
sions:
Independent tickets In every State. I
except perhaps sin. In which It is .
believed the Republican organizations;
can be taken over bodily.
l>re:ik to be ( empiric.
' A clean break from both of the
old parties, the Republican organiza?
tions which It Is expected to capture.:
I to be used as an Integral port'on of
: the new party.
Formation of the party with the
Idea that It Is to endure permanently,
whatever the outcome of tse NoVembei
j election.
Senator Dlxon sa'd. after he had
talked with Colonel Roosevelt, that
' straight national progressive tickets
would be run In every State except
1 a few 'n whtch the Republican organ
I tations would co-operate with the new
party und place Roosevelt randldat
! for electors on the regular ticket. Th's
i will be possible In States In which
the law does not require the names of
Taft and Sherman to be printed on the
I ballot as the R.ipubllcan nominees.
The Hates In which there will be no
independent tleket. he said, are Kan?
sas. Nebraska. California, both the Da
j kotar. and probably one er two others.
Senators Albert .1 Beverldge, of In
'diana. he said, probable will he tho
national progressive candidate for
; Governor of that State
"Mr. Beverldgo will be elected tlov- .
i ernor." the Senator predicted. "Ho |
will carry Michigan. Illinois and Penn-'
! sylvania." |
Ready for Coaveatloo.
1 it was felt that ai definite outline
should be ready for submission t-> the
Chicago convention, nnd It was largely
j for this reason that Senator Dlxon
came on from Chicago for the confer
' ence.
In making up the independent tlck
? ets In various States candidates on
either the Republican or Democratic
tickets may be placed on the ballet,
provided t'r.ey agree to support the na?
tional progressive electoral candidates
In several states, including Pennsyl?
vania, It Is expected the entire Re?
publican ticket for State officers will
he placed on the national progressive
j ticket.
Insistence upon making the party
i entirely independent Is In accordance
. with the wishes of Coionel Roe>sev.-|t.
! who Insists that he and his associate s
must appeal to Democrats and Repub
I llcans alike, and look be yond the pres?
ent contest to the future, shaping C clr
plans in such a way that the movie -
'. mt-nt will go on whether defeat or
i victory comes at the end of the pres
: ent campaign
SIX KILLED IN CRASH
Train on lake Shore and Michigan
Striken Automobil?.-.
Toledo. O., July IS.?With a crash
that could be heard for a mile, -lx
y. rsons were killed, two fatally In?
jured and another hurt, when a Lake
I Shore and Michigan-Southern train
struck an automobile containing nine
[people- this afternoon at Alexis, about
twi Ivo miles from here. The dead;
Itudolpb Cc.ii.ilno, nited thirty, fnrni
er. t u Salle. Mich.
Evo \ n vor re, mred t went 3', daughter
Mr. nnd Mm. .Innies >rniirro. I n Plcaa
mil. Mich.
Mrs. Louise Couslno, ngrd thirty,
vtlfe of i ill no ne i nuslno,
The ti\<-l?? and uli-year-ntd aona nmi
four-year-old duuiibtrr of itudolpb
f ouslno.
The Injtired:
LaFayette Couslno. aged twenty-1
. .cht. La Salle, will die.
Mrs. Mamie Coutlno, wife ef Rudolph
I Couslno, will die.
Opal. two-year-o|d daughte r of La -
Fnyette Couslno. Injuries not serious
The accident happened on a grade
j crossing where the view of the trr<.k
was obscured by a corn field. The ,?..
tupants of the, machine did not see Ihe
.train until they were directly on tho
j track.
I DOCK WORKERS ANGRY
Ulecrlng Belrayol. They May \..t
lletiiru <o Their Lahors.
London. July 28.?Although the
'strike committee has declared th?
! strike e,f dock workers at an end and
I has ordered the men to return 'to
j work at once. It Is by no moons cer
j tain that a settlement has been reach?
ed. Thirty thousand angry dock?
I workers held a mass meetltiK 'n
! Southwark Park 10-drty and unanl
I mously rejected the manifesto Issued
by the committee respecting v. sump?
tion of work.
Protesting that their leaders had
betrayed them into uncondltle.niil sur?
render, the men adopted a resolution
not to resume work until they had
consulted tjjclr unions.
REFUSES NOMINATION
Judge I. U. Dillon \V|I| Not Ituu fur
Gvvcinui ol Ohio.
Columbus. O.. Jul- 2S.? Inability to
reconcile Iho factions of the ltepubii
? .ili party in tho Sta.tr- was given by
Common Pica a Judge K B. Dillon, of
Columbus, Be publican nominee for tho
governorship. In a public statement, us I
the reason why he would decline tho
nomination. He said he would pre-i
sent his withdrawal to the Republican
State Centrai Committee which will
meet here next Wednesday.
The committee K?s stood in the two
.se??|i>as of the State conventions as
f.iv..ring President Tuft by 11 to 10.
Judge r?tllon telegraphed the. follow.
Ing from Maclinac Island, where he: Is
spending the summer:
"My written declaration placed In
the hands of Chairman Burton was not
rend to the convention, and I accept?
ed the nomination In the full presump?
tion and belief that inv acceptance
would mean an united party and a
single ticket In Ohio.
"All endeavor In that behalf has
failed despite the kind offices or my
friends In ?ach following of the party.
"The measure of Justice due me.
even' though a mere Individual* re?
quires my resignation at nominee for
Governor, and the same will be pre?
sented to the state Central Committee
at l(s next meeting Wednesday."
The committee Is empowered to till
the vacancy. It was reported to-day.
howeyeri that the commltteeincri may
decide to cull the convention together
h^aln to name a candidate
Judge Dillon was named In the sec?
ond session of the II. publlca'n State
j Convention. July 2, and hi; name was
put forward ns a compromise after
numerous ballots hid failed to give n
majority to either A I. GarTord. of
Elyrla, the Roosevelt candidate. Law
j ronce K Lemgdon. the Taft candidate.
<: I! 1! Kroger, who received the un?
divided support of Cincinnati s big
! delegation.
Judge Dillon's determination not to
accept the nomination, it is believed.
I wns reached last week after a j .in?
ference in Toledo with Walter V
Brown, chairman of the State Central
i Committee, and former manaacr of
ItooscVClt's campaign in the State.
I Marry M. Doughert>. of Columbus,
land W.u-ren G. Harding, of Marlon,
were mentioned to-dny as possible
nominees.
LOOK LIKE WILD ANIMALS
Explorers llnd Spent Two Years on
< oast ?f Greenland.
Christiana, Norway. July 2S. ?Cap?
tain EJnar MlkkelBon, the Danish
Arctic explorer, and Engineer Iverson,
who were rescued July IT on the coast
of Greenland by a Norwegian fishing
I vessel, after having spent more than
two S'cara In that region, looking like
wild animals when their rescuers, found
! them They had spent tho previous
\ winter at Bass Rock Island, not Shani
| rock Island, as previously stated, and
? It wax there that t'-.e Norwegians came
i upon them In a cabin which they had
! built.
j The first sign that there wer.? human
beings In that neighborhood was a
j wooden oar with the date 1012 cut In
I it set up as a signal which tho Norwe
iglan fishermen happened upon. In?
vestigation disclose) the cabin. The
I fishermen knocked en the door and
I MlkkelSl n and P erson rushed out
I nearly naked, with guns In their hands-.
I under the Impression that the knoek
'. Ing WS* caused by beasts of prey.
! Mlkkelsen liaei been very ill on the
1 long Journey to Bass Rock Island, anel
I Iverson had dragged him a hundred
miles on a sledge Fortunately, th>
mcn hj.l enough ammunition to enable
j ther,. at all times to procure food.
GREAT SHORE CATCHES
. 1 tiousmds of IT.sh and < robs I.eft lllgb
and Dry.
j Mobile. Ala.. July 2s.?A "fish Jubi?
lee.- chtlsCd bv a sudden Inrush of salt
I water from the Gulf of Mexico Into
: Mobile Bay. left thousands of live rlsh
i and sea crabs on the Eastern Shore
? near Point i'lear arid Zundels this
morning Vacationists at the hay re
j sorts gatherer) th.-m In with baskets,
land sonic remarkable fishing records
, w.-re established G. Mert?, a wealthy
. merchant of Mobil-, was one of the
fishermen, ami his reward for a few
hours' angling was ?.->:i flounders anel
. slvty-tn ?> do'., t, crabs
Residents of the Eastern shore re
I sorts celebrated th.- -'Jubilee'' with a
j public fish fry The phenomenon Is
not unknown In these waters, hut
I shore catches have never before been
made In Such numbers.
COLQUITT HOLDS LEAD
l.otrrnor of Terns S.O(S) Votes Ahead
of Judge Kantacy,
' Dallas Texas. July 2S.?With about
two-thirds e.f the votes ,-ast in yester?
day's Democratic primary election ari
COtlni'ed for. Governor Colqultt main?
tains the bad by about 8.000 over Ills
competitor, Judge Ramsey.
Congressman Morris Sheppard's lead
Tor United states Senator has In?
creased with the fuller returns. He
I now has a majority e,f | u.OOO over all
' his competitors.
Returns as to other offices are
I iiieagr. Apparently, Congressman
James Voting, of the Third District,
; and Congressman Oscar c. Aliowny,
Twelfth District^ have been nominated:
WELL OUT AT SEA
jlttii Little Motorboots Arc Itaclng h
flermudn.
Delaware Breakwater Del., .l ily -*
?The two little motorboitts Which, jeft
Philadelphia yesterday In i race t.
Bermuda, are well out at sea th.
Dream having passed this point at
II 1". list night The Kuthemma, th,
larger of the two boat.-, was consider
ably ahead passing here, but h-- ?: time
j ? as not taken by the mnr'nr ohs rver
Sidna Allen Jones
on 1 vial for iVlurder
Montgomery, tin.. July 2$,?Sidna
Jones, father of I . Walter deines,
ii tio Is under arrest with his son on
ehe e harte of having hilled Sloan
Itowan, of ftenton, tin., Is second
cousin to sidna tllcn. who llgtired
lo shooting up >l>>' lllllsyllle, Vo..
,'tmri several months a.-,., lie wns.
Indicted us sidna .tones merely, ills
name Is Sidna tllen Jones,
In one ot the Inrtte hotels here
Sidna Mien's name is written on the
Wall along tilth n date, sine,- rubbed
out, so) ing Ilten u ns in Mont?
gomery nt the time,
The Irlnl of voting Jones ?III he
gin lo-niormiv.
Minority of Committee
Declares Attitude To?
ward Steel Trust.
GREAT COMBINE
IS NOT SPARED
Investigators Point Out Its Evils,
Past and Present, but Believe
It Can Be Brought Within
Law?Interstate Commis?
sion of Industry Recom?
mended.
Washington. July 2S.?A recoramcn-*
datlon favoring tho legalization and
regulation of big Industrial con:erns,
I instead of their dissolution, will bo
i submitted to the House to-day in a ro
pori bv throe Republican memhers or
the Steel Investigating Committee.
; The report Is signed by Representative
C'.rdner. of Massachusetts; Young, of
'Michigan, and Danforth, of New York.
! Representative Young will submit an
additional statement, and Representa?
tive sterling, of Illinois, who b-llevea
tri dissolving the big combinations, will
'submit n separate report.
The report advocates the creation of '
an Interstate commission of industry
to he clothed with extensive powers of
regulations, and with power to fix rea?
sonable prices for tho output of cor?
porations. The report would requlr-a
that all corporations capitalized, nt
$50,006,060 or more operate under a
charter to be Issued bv tno United
States beforo engaging In interstate
commerce. Smaller eorpira.tlor.a might
avail themselves of the federal char?
ter at their own option.
Approves liruudcln BUI.
All corporations availing themselves
ot the 1 n'ted States charter would ha
recapitalized at their .TStunl value.
The report commends the wo.'k of the
Bureau of Corporations. It also ap?
proves tho so-called Rnndeis bill,
which would transfer the burden of
proof to defendant corprVratloc.s 10
show that they are in "reasonable"
restraint of trade. It approves tha
1 measures calculated to provent inter?
locking directorates, and of the Dem?
ocratic members' legislative progrim
the Republicans say:
"The principles contained In the bills
drafted by the majority are distinctly
I worthy of commendation, and we givu
them our approval. But If the policy
j of dissolution favored by tha majority
Iis to he pursued, much additional leg?
islation Is required before proper dis?
solution can be obtained. This logis
Ilotion the majority has scarcely out
! lined."
i Tili- Republican members make It
j plain that the report is not an expres
I slon of Republican .policy, or dictated
by th.- Republican administration, In?
sisting that the committee members
stand on their own bottom In enunci?
ating their views.
steel Trust Not Spared.
The report does not sparo the steel
trust or Its organizers J. P. Morgan
& C.v. are credited with a profit of
500."do for underwriting the organisa?
tion of the United Stales, Sieel Cor?
poration. Labor conditions In tne
steel mills are declared t* tb? baa. and
a suggestion Is made to tho corpora?
tion to improvo them by working mIR
hands in eight instead of twelve-hour
1 shifts. The report thus summarizes
its findings:
"The corporations was cnptlalize 1 at
11,400,000,000, of which nearly one
half w.is 'water.'
"The average annual earnings of tha
corporation have been from 11 to \i
pel cent, on the actual value of Its
assets.
The corpotatlon controls a little
j1. er one-half the crude and finished
steel business of the United States.
"The average wholesale price ot
steel production ,:<.s fallen off since
the corporation was organized.
If "The corporation and all tho Inda,
pendents have an understanding as to
prices
"The system of Interlocking direc?
torates lias insidious consequences end
facilitates 'inside management' and the
shifting of competition.
"The situation as to Iron-ore supply
is crave- and may become menacing.
"Labor conditions in certain depart?
ments of the steel Industry are bad."
Many recommendations are submlt
j ted. although no bills have been pre?
pared Tho working out of the plan
contemplated Is left to tho future. Tho
I minority epitomizes Its recommenda?
tions as follows.
"All corporations exceeding i?a.O.vrt.
. In capital'zatlon or valuation must
1.'u<- ?n'ted states corporations be?
fore entering Interstate commerce. For
smaller corporations United States
I charters are voluntary.
1 "AU UnUed State? corporations must
be recapitalized at their actual value.
Bt-rnininendH \c?% Commission.
"An Interstate commission of Midua
try. tike the Interstate Commerce Com?
mission, to be established. rubliclty
I to be provided for.
?When the price ti.\ed by a United
States corporation hs..s been found to
be unreasonable the Interstate com?
mission of industry must publicly de?
clare that fact and recommend a
reasonable price,
j Interlocking directorates and 'hold
jlng' companies forbidden except when
permitted bv interstate commission of
industry.
"If foregoing recommendations shall
prove Insufficient to meet tho trust
problem the Interstate commission of
Industry; ought to be given r* carefully
guarded : ? wer Id decree maximum
prices when necessary
"Industrial corporation* not to own
common carrh 1 s.
" 'Unreasonable reicralnt of trade*
defined tirden of pr'obf of 'reason*
abb ess' transferred to- the- defend?
ant
''Individuals and States to have the
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