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GREAT PREPARES FOR KINGS FUNERAL THIRTY THOUSAND SOLDIERS TO GUARD LINE OF FUNERAL MARCH. NAVY WILL TAKE PART FLORAL DISPLAY AT FUNERAL WILL RUN INTO MILLIONS OF DOLLARS. Soldiers to Be quartered in Park* and Streets Rehearsals for the Funeral Are Being Made Blue Jackets to Draw Gun Carriage In V, the Streets. (By Associated Press.) London, May 14.—The whole court and all London are absorbed in the preparations for the funeral of King Edward, which will be the most im posing ceremonial Great Britain's capital ever has witnessed. Thirty thousand soldiers will be brought from Aldershot and other military camps to line the streets on Friday when the procession passes. As there is no rdom to barrack them over night, the soldiers will bivouac in the parks and streets. The city will have the appearance of an invested town for two days. Some of the soldiers will sleep in tents in the parks, while the re mainder will lie down beside their guns in the streets. It is expected that several thou sand people will pass through West minster hall to look upon the cof fin. Barriers are being built, by means of which the people will be ushered through in four lines at the rate of 18,000 an hour. The body of the late king wnl not be exposed to view. Mourners will see only the coffin, with, ths j»fflc|al regalia and heaps of llowers. The flowers alone contributed by organizations and individuals will represent many thousands of dollars in value. A most elaborate wreath has been sent from Windsor, consisting of costly white flowers, Interwoven with purple, which is the royal mourning color. Wreaths contributed by pri vate individuals, numbering thou sands, will be hung on posts in the streets. Artillery horses, with gun carriage, were rehearsing today through the streets along the line of the march, so as to avoid the possibility of a mishap on Friday. King George being so closely iden tified with the navy, the naval con tingents will take a prominent part in the ceremonies. Bluejackets will draw the gun carriage to Windsor, as they did the carriage which bore the body of Victoria, although on that occasion they did so because the horses became restive. SEPTIC POISONING CAUSES WORRY Washington, May 14.—Senator Mc Cumber's condition shows no change. The patient is not responding to the treatment as well as expected. The strong symptoms of septic poisoning continue and are causing some un easiness to the attending physicians. WALSH PETITION HAS FIFTY THOUSAND NAMES SIGNED 4 Chicago, May 14.—Bearing fifty thousand names, a petition will be formally presented to the depart ment of justice of the United States within a few days, asking for the pardon of Jonn R. 'Walsh of Chiacgo, now serving a term in the Leaven worth federal prison for violation of the national banking laws. This was admitted last night by Richard Walsh, a son of the impris oned banker. "This is the first petition which Sas received the sanction of my fath er," he said. "It was started with out his knowledge, however. There have been several others which have been turned down by the government authorities on account of the lack of my father's approval and signa ture. "This one will be duly signed by him and his attorneys have been in structed to get it into shape and to present it as soon as possible." The Powder for a Single Shot The 12-inch guns on the "North Dakota" require a smokeless powder charge of 350 lbs. for a single shot. An illustration in the June Popular Mechanics shows a powder operator handling this monster charge. The .projectile and powder for a single shot cost nearly $1,000. GRAFTERS ARE fllVENSENTENCE PUNI8HMENT RANGES FROM 4 TO 8 MONTHS IN THE CO. JAIL. In Every Case But Two Men Have Been Committed to Allegeheny Co. Jail Ferguson and Stewart Are Granted Respites Released On Bail of $10,000. (By Associated Press.) Pittsburg, May 14.—Sentence was imposed today in the criminal court on six of the men who pleaded no defense to charges of grafting in connection with municipal affairs. One banker and five former council men faced a court of four judges and learned their fate. Sentences ranged in length from four to eight months to jail, and it is the geenral opinion their all were leniently dealt with. In addition to the jail sen tences, heavy fines were imposed. In every case the men sentenceu today were ordered committed to the Allegheny county jail, but later Hugh Ferguson and Chas. Stewart, former councilmen, were granted a respite on a writ of supersedeas, and were realeased on $10,000 bonds. Appeals have been taken. AUTO RACES KILLED ONE WINNER IN TWENTYFOUR HOUR RACE COMPLETED 1,145 MILES. Three Men Receive Injuries Second Race Under Similar Condition* to Be Held Late in Month of June- Number of Cars Dropped Out Before Completion of Race. Brighton Beach, N. Y., May 14.— Charles Basle, driving a Simplex car, won the twenty-four hour automobile race of the Motor Racing association tonight, completing 1,145 miles. R. Mulford, driving Stearns No. 1, finish ed second, twenty-five miles behind Basle, with Ralph De Palma in a Fiat, third, with 1,107 miles. The record for the time is 1,196 miles. Ten of the twelve cars that original ly started in the race, finished. The race cost the life of one man, the serious injury of a second and minor hurts of two others. The two cars that dropped out of the race were the Stearns No. 2, which Droke a cylinder in the ninth hour, and the Houpt-Rackwell, which was withdrawn after completing 571 miles in twenty-one hours. The Simplex car, drives alternately by Basle and Alpoole, took the lead in the twelfth hour and was never headed. Announcement was made tonight that another race under similar cir cumstances, will be held in the latter part of June. RUBE OOP COMES TO GRIEF IN CHICAGO Chicago, May 14.—Armed with a 28x36 inch portrait of the thief who robbed him of his star and $15 in Pleasant Prairie, Kenosha county, Wisconsin, "Big Tom" Henderson, town marshal of the Wisconsin vil lage, came to Chicago two days ago to exercise his Sherlock Holmes abil ities in running to earth the daring •highwayman. "Big Tom" is a long, gaunt indi vidual, with luxuriant hirsute em bellishments on his chin. He started in by making the rounds. To friend ly "bar-keeps" he explained his mis sion, threatening dire vengeance on the robber who dared beard him in his own bailiwick. Yesterday the village marshal was found snoring peacefully on the side walk at Wells and West Ohio streets. Beside htm lay -the framed picture of his thief Policeman Abbey took him to the Chicago avenue police station to "rest up a bit." Not daunted, however, "Big Tom" declared between chews at a big plug of tobacco last night that he would run the highwayman to earth if he had to come to Chicago to live in order to accomplish his mission. TRI-STATE WEATHER Minnesota—Showers Sunday, cool er in west and south portions. Mon day partly cloudy moderate south winds, shifting to west. North Dakota—Showers Sunday, cooler in east and south portions Monday fair. South Dakota—Showera and cooler Sunday Monday fair. BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA. SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 15 1310. PRESIDENTPUTSIT DP TO SOMEONE TO OFFER PROOF STENOGRAPHER IN OFFICE OF S ECRETARY BALLINGER MAKES A STATEMENT ABOUT THE LETTER HE PREPARED AND THEN iBy Associated Press.) Washington, May 14.—It was shown at the Ballinger-Pinchot hear ing today that Oscar Lawler, assis tant attorney general for the interior department, of which Richard A. Ballinger is the head* submitted to President Taft the draft of a letter from which the latter adopted, prac tically verbatim, two short para graphs, which he later used in his letter of Sept. 13 last, exonerating Ballinger from the charges made against him by L. R. Glavis. "This draft by Lawler was deliv ered this afternoon to the Ballinger Pinchot committee and ordered spread upon the records. Careful comparison of the Lawler draft with the letter of the president shows that, aside from the two short para graphs of Lawler's language, the substance of the two documents is widely dissimilar. The thing came to a head this af ternoon in the publication of a state ment attributed to Frederick M. Kerby, one of the stenographers in the office of Ballinger, in which Kerby related at length the circum stances under which he alleged the Lawler draft to have been prepared. Kerby asserted further that all of the preliminary drafts used in the preparation of the letter were burn ed in a grate in the interior depart ment at the suggestion of Don M. Carr, Salinger's private secretary. Kerby drew the inference that the Lawler letter had been adopted by the president essentially as his own that Mr. Ballinger and his legal ad viser had therefore virtually pre pared the exoneration which Taft had issued over his own signature. Almost. simultaneously with the publication of the Kerby statement Attorney General Wickersham sent to the Ballinger-Pinchot investigat ing committee then in session a copy of the Lawler draft, accompanied by a letter to Chairman Nelson, in which Mr. Wickersham declared that the document had been overlooked in sending papers requisitioned by the committee at the behest of At orney Brandeis. The publication of the Kerby state ment evoked from the White House a statement that there was "abso lutely no foundation" for the state ment, "that the president's letter of Sept. 13, 1909, was substantially pre pared for the president's signature by Assistant Attorney General Lawler," and asserting unequivocally that "the president dictated his letteT personally as the result of his own investigation of the recorls and con sideration of documents and papers in his possession at the time and upon the report of the attorney gen eral." It was further pointed out, bot'i at the White House and by Attor ney General Wickersham himself, that comparison of the Lawler draft and the president's letter wonld show that the inferences of the Ker by statements were unwarranted. Wickersham alluded to the prac tice common in government depart ments of subordinates preparing let ters and documents for the consid eration of their superiors, and their New York, May 14—Special.—Louis and Temple Abernethy are riding 2,000 miles from Frederick, Okla., their home, to meet Theodore Roose velt when he arrives here next month. Louis, ten, and Temple, six, are sons of John R. Abernethy, United States marshal at Guthrie, Okla., and in herit their father's courage and self reliance. They boys have covered about half of their ride and at last reports are far ahead of their sched ule. "No 'Diamond Dick' or 'Rat tlesnake Pete* stories for my boys," says Marshal Abernethy. "They GOES ON "A VACATION" PRESIDENT COMES OUT WITH HIS FIRST STATEMENT OF THE CASE. use by them in whole or in part as they might see fit. Ballinger and Lawler were in con ference for a long time this after noon with Attorney General Wick ersham. While they were so en gaged at the department of justice, a messenger was sent out for a copy of a newspaper containing the Ker by statement. When Mr. Ballinger emerged from tne conference he showed signs of angry concern, but declared vehemently that there was "nothing to be ashamed of." Ballinger said said young Kerby had "gone off on a vacation" today. "No," he added, in reply to a ques tion, "he has not been discharged." He said this with a grim smile. Kerby is superintendent of a Sun day school and wag absent from his post all day ,4 a said at a Picnic- Wickersham declared that it was quite obvious that Lawler did not prepare the letter signed by the president. ^"Compare the letter written by Lazier with that written by the president," said Wickersham, "and yoii will readily recognize the fact. Thsjre is only one clause which, in a measure, the president adopted." '&o, I was not regarding the dis missal of Glavis," he said in response to further questioning. What Lawler prepared was what mi :ht be termed a suggested form of letter which the president could a* pt if he saw fit, and it is a prac tid of every day occurrence in the exi cutlve departments of the govern ing it." Wickersham said he bad received th ee requests for Information bear inj on the subject, and that he th ught they had been complied witu to the fullest extent that proprietory wdbld permit He said that he dir e'tf&d his private secretary to make another search of his files and today the Lawler letter was found. Wickersham said the memorandum had been entirely overlooked in his previous communications to the com |mittee. As soon as it was found, Wickersham said, he sent the letter to Senator Nelton. The Attorney general said the Lawler letter had been handed him by Lawler on Sept. 11 and that he left it with the president at Beverly the next day. Assistant Attorney General Lawler said that as the matter involved his relations with the president, he would not discuss It without the president's permission. Personally, he said, he was perfectly willing to make a reply, but he did not consid ier such action would be respectful •to the president unless he had ob tained the president's consent. Assistant Secretary of the Interior Pierce and Don M. Carr, private secretary of Ballinger, declined to make any comment of Kerby's state ment. Attorney Brandeis, counsel for L. R. Glavis, has made several efforts to obtain the Lawler memorandum and has promised that it would ap pear so similar to the president's letter of Sept. 13 as to prove that it formed the basis of the presi dent's letter of exoneration. Two Boys, Six and Ten Years, on a 2,000 Mile Horseback Ride shall have the real thing." Louis and Temple, all by themselves, took a 1,300 mile ride last year from Guthrie to Roswell, N. M., making a a wide sweep back home through the Texas Panhandle. They were armed only with the new pocket knives their father gave them. He is a great friend of Mr. Roosevelt, who went hunting with him in Oklahoma in the spring of 1906. Jack Aber nethy showed Mr. Roosevelt how to catch wolves alive with his bare hands. Soon afterward Mr. Roose velt appointed him marshal. ©riimtte. EMPEROR GIVES ROOSEVELT VASE EX-PRESIDENT LEAVE8 THE GER- MAN CAPITAL FOR LONDON THIS MORNING. Wonder Expressed in Europe at the Warmth of the Reception Given Roosevelt Considering Fact Court Is In Mourning Teddy Host at Din ner Given Saturday. -,Bv Associated Press.) Berlin, May 14.—Roosevelt's visit to Berlin will end tomorrow morning when he will leave at 11:40 o'clock for London. It was to be expected that Roose vett would receive a cordial welcome here, but the marked attentions paid him by the emperor, particularly the army manoeuvers arranged in his hon or, have been the subject of much comment, in view of the death of King Edward, and the. mourning of the court. Roosevelt dined at the American embassy this evening, having as his guests the imperial chancellor, Dr. Von Bethmann Hollweg, several of the cabinet ministers and the diplomatic representatives of several of the pow ers. A magnificent vase from the royal porcelain works, the gift of the em peror, was received today by the form er president, who has expressed his great pleasure at the warmth of his greeting by his majesty and the Ger man people. HYDE JURY GETS NOSUNDAY REST HAD FAILED TO REACH VERDICT AT MIDNIGHT AND WERE OR- DERED TO HOTEL. May Consider the Case During Sun day If They So Desire Judge to Read Verdict in Open Court As Soon as Arrived At Return to Court This Morning. Kansas City, May 14.—Having fail ed to reach a verdict at 11:15 tonight, the Hyde murder jury was sent to its hotel by Judge Ralph S. Latshaw. The jury will be returned to its room in the federal court building tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock. If, however, the jurymen can arrive at a verdict at the hotel they have the court's permission to do so. By law a verdict may be rendeded on Sunday. Judge Latshaw said to night that in case of an agreement being reached tomorrow, he would immediately read the verdict in open court. CARNEGIE AGREES WITH FEW ROOSEVELT IDEAS London, May 14.—Andrew Carne gie, with his wife and daughter, ar rived at Plymouth on board the Adriatic yesterday. Put Mr. Carnegie down as a staunch supporter of Mayor Gaynor. On this subject he said: "We have now a mayor in New York who will probably be heard of in a higher position. Certainly 1 think he will be a formidable can didate for the presidency. The dem ocratic party is certainly badly off for a strong candidate." Then Mr. Carnegie made his bow to the name of Mr. Roosevelt. He said: "He is a very young man, so any one would be bold to predict bis future. He has the American people at his back. When hfs name is mentioned, racket and cheers follow. Anyone who runs against him will have a hard time.'' Mr. Carnegie could not be induced to speculate as to whether Mr. Gay nor would be successful against Mr. Roosevelt. He said: "The latter is the most extraordin ary man living. I don't agree with him in all his opinions, but I do in most of them." SOLD 87,296,182 BIBLES New York, May 14.—The 94th an nual report of the American Bible society shows that during the last year the total issue of publications a home and abroad amounted to 2,826,831. The total issues of the bibles by the society in 94 years amount to 87,296,182 volumes. MRS. CAMPBELL ILL Chicago, May 14.—Mrs. Patrick Campbell, the actress is ill here of nervous prostration. Her engage ment at a local playhouse has been cancelled for next week. Louis Paulhan's recent aeroplane flight, in which he won a $50,000 prize, is described in detail in the June number of Popular Mechanics. WANT ADS TRIBUNE Telephone 13 or 32 BRING RESULTS PRICE FIVE CENTS HARVARD RESTS OLD ENEMY IN ANNUAL MEET CONTEST WAS NOT SETTLED UN- TIL LAST EVENT WAS COM- PLETED. VICTORY BY ONLY ONE POINT TWO HUNDRED AND TWENTY YARD DASH WAS THE DE- CIDING EVENT. No Records Were Broken Contests Close Throughout Harvard Man Made Spectacular Finish in Con cluding Event Ranney Was Hero of Crimsons. (By Associated Press.) Cambridge, May 14.—A crimson point, picked up in the last few yards of the furlong dash, gave Har vard the nineteenth annual meet over Yale today by a score of 52% to 51%. It was an afternoon of un expected reverses and both teams suffered. Yet there were some ex cellent performances and the pole vault record of dual games went up to 12 feet 6% inches, which Captain Nelson of Yale accomplished in such easy style that he attempted a world's record, but without success. It was a gruelling struggle through out, and though Harvard led 50% to 45% points when the final came, it was still anybody's victory, and the interest in this contest, the 220 yards dash, was intense. There were three Yale and three Harvard men in this final and deciding event. Three Yale runners shot away from the Harvard sprinters at the start, and half-way down the cinder track it looked like a sure Yale vic tor| when the three blue jerseys were still well In front, with the crimson trailing. A hundred yards from the tape there was a sudden burst of Har vard cheers when "Dud" Ranney of Harvard was seen making a desper ate effort to catch his Yale com petitors. He passed one Yale man and then drew to another, and was only when within a few feet of the finish that in a final desper ate spurt he passed the second Yale man and secured second place. Boyd of Yale won, but Ranney's second gave Harvard the deciding points of the meet and made him the hero of the day. CHANGE SIZE OF PAPER MONEY Chicago, May 14.—A special from Washington says: A reduction in the size of the pa per money of the United States will be made if Secretary MacVeagh of the treasury accepts recommenda tions that will be made to him with in a few weeks by a committee of treasury officials appointed to inves tigate this and other proposed re forms. The object of the proposed change is to supply the country with a size of currency more convenient for handling and to save the government $500,000 a year in paper and engrav ing. The new sized bank note to be recommended is about one-fourth as largo as tbe notes now in circula tion. The present notes are of a size that has been the standard for generations. An experiment of the advantage of the change has been made with the Philippine island currency, which is engraved at the treasury. The Phil ippine bank note is about one-fourth the size of the American bank note and is extremely attractive in ap pearance. On account of the smaller size, five instead of four notes can be en graved on a page of currency note paper, and this, in addition to the economy of paper, means a tremenj dous saving. FOLEY SCORES HIT AT JAMESTOWN Jamestown, May 14.—An audience that filled the local Congregational church nearly to its capacity greeted the appearance of James W. Foley in his reading here last night. His witticisms about his writings and the unexpected turns of his verses brought frequent bursts of applause. The reading was given under the auspices of the Wednesday club.