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TRIBUNE ^M WANT AKi am.n •RING RESULT! Clark, with a broad smile, stepped to the front of the chamber and formal ly accepted the honor. Representative Francis Burton Harrison of New York asked that the name of Representative Theron A. Aiken of New York be stricken from the roll of democrats. Harrison said he had been informed that Aiken had refused to attend the caucus and had declared he would vote with the republicans. Frank Clark of Florida, in an im passioned speech, struck the first dis cordant note by objecting to a fixed program. He said that he understood that the program had been mapped out and he protested again it. Gark was one of the absentees who remained away when the democratic whip sum moned all democratic representatives not in Washington to come to the cap ital to vote during the rules fight of the extra session of the present con gress. Adamson of Georgia and Sulzer of New York, ranking members respect ively of the interstate commerce and military affairs committees ofthe pres ent congress, protested against the stripping the speaker of the power of selecting committees. The selection of the personnel of the ways and means committee as in formally agreed upon in advance by the leaders was as follows: Underwood of Alabama, chairman Randall of Texas, Harrison of New York, Brantley of Georgia, Shackleford of_ Missouri, James of Kentucky, Kitchin of North Carolina, Hull of Tennessee, Dixon of Indiana, Rainey of Illinois, Ham mond of Minnesota, Hughes of New (Continued on page 8.) jjissf CBy Associated Press.) Wheeling, W. Vo., Jan. 19.—With the state completing the presentation of its evidence today in the prosecution of Mrs. Laura Farnsworth Schenk, charg ed with poisoning her husband, John O. Schenk, the defense, this afternoon began to call its witnesses, but not before Mrs. Schenk's attorney O'Brien had moved to strike out all of the state's evidence and dismiss the case. Judge Jordan promptly overruled the motion, declaring that had the defense called Schenk to testify against his wife he would have allowed the testimony. The state law specifically forbids the introduction of a husband's testimony against a wife, or vice versa,, except by the other's consent. In presenting the case to the jury when the stat eclosed, Handlan declar- Members of Ways and Means Com mittee are also Named Name of Aiken of New York StrickenFrom Demotratic GHCIIS did not Adjourn (In fill Shortly After Midnight (By Associated Press. Washington, D. C, Jan. 19.—Repre sentative Champ Clark of Missouri, democratic leader of the house, and re ceptive candidate for the democratic nomination for the presidency, tonight was -nominated by acclamation for speaker of the house in the Sixty-second congress. This and the selection of the committee on ways and means to make an early prepartion of tariff legislation for submission to congress immediate ly upon the beginning of the next ses sion in December, when the house be comes democratic, were the chief acts of the caucus of democratic old and new members of the next congress, held in the hall of the house at the capital tonight. About 210 democrats were present. Hay of Virginia presided and Ashbrook of Ohio was secretary. Clayton, who is the regular chairman of the demo cratic caucuses, gave up the chair to Hay of Virginia. Lloyd of Missouri, chairman of the National Democratic committee, tonight placed Clark in nomination for speaker. Ansbury of Ohio, Pou of North-Carolina, Addison of Georgia, Rainy of. Illinois, Sulzer of New York, Helflin of Alabama and others seconded the nomination, and it carried. MUCH OF OF UftOR AGENT WAS SUPPRESSED Many Revolting Revelations in Lives of Factory Workers (By Associated Press.) Washington, D. C., Jan. 19.—That Secretary Nagel of the department of commerce and labor has suppressed much of the reports of agents of the labor bureau, because of their reve lations concerning the private lives of factory workers in North Carolina and other southern states was as serted in the senate today by Senator Overman. He stated that some of the reports were so revolting in char acter that if printed the law would prohibit their transmission through the mails. The statement followed an inquiry by Senator Beveridge as to the publication of the investigation into the employment of women and child labor made a few years ago by the bureau of labor. It was at this juncture that Overman made his statement concerning the course of Nagel. *l heard of the character of some of these reports," he said, "and went to Nagel about them. He told me that the revelations were such that he had felt called upon to sup press them. It would seem that some of the agents had taken it upon themselves to investigate the private affairs of the people when the law authorized inquiry only into abor conflit'crs." SELLING BOOZE IDREDS SENDS MANY ID Washington, D. C, Jan. 19.—Dur ing the last year forty-nine men were sent to the penitentiary and 566 to jail for selling liquor to Indians. The facts are stated in the report by Spe cial Officer Wm. E. Johnson, of the interior department, which was for warded to the senate today. There were 1,657 arrests and' 1,055 convic tions and only 22 absolute acquittals. Johnson says that Juries are always prompt to punish the sale of liquor to Indians and requests-enlargement of authority to himself and deputies which would enable them to mako ar rests for other crimes among the In dians than dealing in intoxicants. That the work is hazardous is shown by the fact that live of Johnson's deputies have been killed in the dis charge of their duty. STATE HAS COMPLETED ITS CASE IN TIIAL OF MRS. SCHENK FOR ATTEMPTING TO POISON HUSBAND ed that the 6tate had shown that Schenk was in good health upon his return from Europe that the state has shown by competent physicians that the hus band was suffering from both lead and arsenic poison, and that analyses of mineral water and medicines he took contained arsenic and sugar of lead that Mrs. Schenk was indifferent to her husband, preferring another man, and had predicted his death that the ac cused had offered a detective nurse $1,000 to administer poison to John Schenk, and that she had procured su gar of lead from Dr. J. W. Myers, ask ing him also for arsenic. "These points have been, clearly set out," declared the state's attorney, and upon them the state bases its demand for conviction. While 200 witnesses (Continued on pag« 8.) THIRTY-FIRST TEAB BISMARCK, NO&TH DAKOTA, IteiDAY KOitln$rG, JANUARY 20, 1911. WASHINGTON SHOCKED AT DISCLOSURES IN THE CASE OF REAR ADMIRAL DARRY Washington, D. C. Jan. 1!)—Special. I were first made" genpraiiy public in th The sensational circumstances sur- San Francisco Chronicle. Assistane rounding the resignation of Rear Ad miral Edward B. Barry as commander in chief of the Pacific fleet have aroused official Washington from top to bottom. It is stated here that for months offi cers on board the flagship West Vir ginia have been aware of serious alle gations made against the rear admiral succeeded by Admiral and have ostracized him. The charges Thomas as commander in chief of the O 0 WOULD QUASH INDICTMENTS Chicago, Jan. 19.—Motions to quash the indicements against them were made in the federal district court by the packers under indictment here today. The packers set forth that the W "immunity" ruling in 1906 by the present case. The packers who filed motions are Louis F. Swift, Edward F. Swift, Charles H. Swift, Francis A. Fowler, Edward Tilden, J. Ogden Armour Arthur Meeker, Thomas J. Con nors, Edward Morris and Louts H. Heyman. Washington. D. C, Jan. 19—Special.dies —Probably the chief topic of interest here in congressional circles is the bat tle over the subject of the election of United States senators by a 'popular vote. The warfare has become so bit ter between the opposing sides in the unner house that talk of a prolonged filibuster on the part of the opponents of the proposition is becoming more and more frequently heard. Senator Heyburn, leader in opposition to the plan for popular .vote, threaten to tie up the proceedings indefinitely if the leaders of the movement secure enough votes to pass the resolution. The charge that the opponents of the change in tended to stave off a vote until congress rr Judge Humphrey still holds and Glover Barry, lie was educated at the that no action of theirs prior Lcspinassc school and St. Francis to that year can be used either Xavier college in Xew York, and at as an explanation or evidence in t,1e •m-^ statu Secretary of the Navy Beekman Win throp states that Admiral Barry had retired voluntarily and that no charges had been filed against him. He denied any knowledge of special reasons where by the admiral should retire at this particular time.Rear Admiral BarrChauncey will Pacific fleet. Admiral Thomas was formally in command of the second div ision under Admiral Barry. Rear Ad miral Barry, who succeeded Rear Ad miral Giles B. Harbor, U. S. N., as cemmander in chief of the PacTic fleet, last fall, is a NeS* Yorker horn and bred, and for years has been one of the best known officers in the navy. He was born in New York October 20, his father being Garrett Robert and his mother Sarah Agnes United States Naval academy. An- ,laP°hs- TRI-STATE WEATHER. Washington, D. C. Jan. 19.—South Dakota: Cloudy Friday, colder ex treme west portion Saturday, prob ably fair. North Dakota and Minnesota: Cloudy, preceded by local snows Friday Saturday fair. FIGHT FOR POPULAR ELECTION OF U. S. SENATORS WAXES KED HOT ATI HE CAPITAL on March 3 is followed in the same breath by the threat of the advocates of popular election to hold un all other legislation until the amendment has been passed. This shows the spirit of the two sides, and when senatorial tem per takes the form of delaying proceed there is no telling when that body will get down to business again. Senator Borah, who is in charge of the consti tutional amendment, was prevented from fixing a date for a vote by the ob jection of his colleague, Mr. Heyburn. That objection was evidently expected. Mr. Borah at once announced that he understood the tactics of his opponents. (Continued on page S.) Makes Short Speech Before Jolut Legislative Assembly Albany, N. Y., Jan. 19.—Governor Eberhart of Minnesota spent several hours in Albany today. He was met at the train by State Commissioner of Agriculture Pearson, and Governor Dix' military secretary and taken to the capitol, where the legislature was \oung on United States senator. He made a short speech in the as3e:ably and stayed while the joint meeting (Continued on page 8.) $ »j $ «g »j $ 4» »j» »j» »j» g» DEADLOCK UNBROKEN. Albany, N. Y., Jan. 19.—The fact that at least thirty sena tors and assemblymen will not attend the joint sessions of Fri day and Saturday makes it practically certain that the dead lock over the election of a Unit ed States senator will stay un broken at least until next week. Eight "pairs'* were arranged in the assembly today and seven in the senate. The understanding B» is that no attempt to elect a compromise candidate will be made during the absence of such a large proportion of members. The second joint ballot taken at noon today brought no im portant. change in the situation. 1 President of Equitable Life Succumbs to Cerebral Hemorrhage (By Associated Press.) Was Unconscious From Moment of Stroke and Recognized NoOne Life Insurance Application Rejected Few Weeks ago by Ex aminer New York, Jan. 1!).—Paul Morton, president of the Equitable Life Assur ance society and secretary of the navy under Theodore Roosevelt, died of cefebal hemorrhage in the Hotel Sey mour here tonight. Mis wife and his eldest brother, Joy, were summoned to his side, but he died a few minutes before they arrived and an hour after he was stricken. His close friend, E. J. Bcrwind, arrived a few moments earlier, perhaps ten minutes before Morton breathed his last. Morton was unconscious from the moment of his stroke, and neither recognized those about him nor spoke. Joy Morton, after he left the room where the body lay, gave a full ac count of his brother's ill sudden death. "Paul and 1 took luncheon together at noon today," he said "I had come health and' Pau' went to the Equitable building togeth er, where at Paul's request I attended a meeting of the board of directors, at which he presided. Then we had luncheon in the building and sat to gether talking until perhaps half-past, autopsy. never saw him alive again "At five o'clock I dropped into his office, thinking we might go up town together, but he had left before me. So I went on up to the house alone, where I met Mrs. Morton, and we drank tea together. She knew that Paul had promised me to be home at six or before, and as it grew late, she turned to me and said, 'Isn't it odd that Paul is late? He is always so punctual.' The words were hardly out of her mouth before the teleohone rang and the butler brought the bad news. "'Mrs. Morton,' he said, 'the Hotel Seymour telephones that Mr. Morton has just fainted.' We jumped into an automobile and were there in a jiffy. Mr. E. J. Berwind was there before us. They had telephoned to the Metropoli tan club, to Paul's office and to oterhs of his friends. He was on the fifth floor of the hotel, where he had an appointment with a lawyer whose name I am not sure of. They told us that he had fainted in the hallway, on his way to his friend's room, and that they carried him into a vacant apartment. "Now let me tell you a little about my brother's health. About the first of last December the Equitable got out what it called a Christmas policy, and when everything was in readiness it was suggested that it would be fitting to make out the first policy in the name of the president of the company. Paul was examined, and Dr. Wells, the chief examiner for the company, re jected him. Of course it was a shock, but Paul never dreamed how serious was his case. It alarmed the family, however, and we had him come on to DOOV OF NINE YEAR OLD DOY WAS (By Associated Press.) Ann Arbor, Mich., Jan. 19.—Foster Campbell, 9 years old, was found dead tonight banging from the rafter of a sback which boys of the neighborhood had built for a playhouse, the posi tion of the body indicating that he had been murdered. The body was in a kneeling position. The roof of the shack was so high that it would have been impossible for the boy to have fastened a rope and hanged himself. For several days, it is said, the boys had been quarreling among themselves as to the question of pre cedence in the "gang" and finally it was decided to tear down the little building. Coming from school this afternoon the Campbell boy and a companion FIVE CENTS Chicago to be examined by Dr. Frank Billings. That, I think, was about December o. "Paul laughed at us. "They are only trying to scare me,' I remember he said. Of course, Billings didn't tell Paul what he found, but he did tell me. 'Your brother's blood pressure is to high,' he said. 'He has auto intoxi cation.' Then I came on to New York to find out what they thought here. Dr. Isaac Adlcr, the family physician, told me that Paul was suffering from kidney and arterial conditions, indicating Bright's disease. Wells told me that he had rejected Paul because his tests showed traces of albumen. 'Your brother,' he said, 'is feeling the effects of what we call unbalanced ration.' as a temperate man. He I ate sparingly and drank and smoked not at all." The coroner's physician, Hanlon, on from Chicago only this morning, Isai(l that from antecedent history and and Paul met me at the station. We the symptoms there was no doubt in his mind that death was due to arterial, sclerosis, hardening of the walls of the arteries, terminating in cerebral le sion. He thought hat Bright's disease was indicated, but there would be no permit for the removal of two. 'See you at the house at six" or''"? body was granted immediately. a little before,' I said as we parted. I] TOINVESTIGATE MASS. ELECTION Helena, Mont., Jan. 19.—The Mon tana legislature in joint session today declared the re-election of United States Senator Henry Cabot Lodge was on its face the result of a cor rupt bargain and demanded investi gation of the methods by which Lodge obtained his election. The resolution of the Massachusetts election was presented by State Senator Fred Whiteside and was adopted by viva voce vote. MAYVILLE MAN WIN8 CUPS. Fargo, Jan. 19.—The grand cham pionships in the North Dakota corn show were won by L. S. Thorpe of Mayville. Mr. Thorpe won both cups, having the best ten ears of corn ex hibited as well as the best single ear of "orr shown. Fred Douglas, a smill grammar school lad of Cavalier, broke out of lis ranks and ran into the, general class a::d carried off the lienors the flint rn for the best *en ears against all comers. SHANTY POLICE SUSPECT MURDER proceeded to the shack to remove such parts of it as they had con tributed to its construction. Taking a large piece of tin from the place the two boys went to a hill a short distance away and after coasting for a while Foster Campbell returned alone to the shanty. That was the last time he was seen alive. When he did not return home this evening his mother and elder brother set out with a lantern to find him. Upon entering the playhouse, which was only about eight rods from their home, they found the lit tle fellow dead. The police have no clue upon which to base an arrest. Several of the boys of the neighbor hood have been questioned but all stoutly maintain their innocence and deny any knowledge of the crime.