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i V iriffllE WIATHDEt Tl ItlAi DM -Tlii" T.'iin.imlnri' Mtt.MMiin, Tift; Hiliiiiiiuiu, 27 Nortl WAMMMno.V ri 24 Kr.n.(i - i '1 1,(111111111 . ('! ring iij ru!ir Thufl . 1 nil u j fair. I'll I. II (M II Willi lW H I I in PHICMi R pout EiU VV O 12,000 Ihr cln illation nf llir World 1 ilrliliiy. ri i i. i i si n wiiu smmiiiii iMtr.hN liii'oitr Vii L. IX. NO. 86 THE TULSA DAILY WORLD, THURSDAY, I I i: M IU l (i E NT S EIGHTY H 1 ik in VOLUNTARY PRISONER ALMOST COLLAPSED STATES I M l s I i ill ll Ml l N sll I MM II Willi W I KIM I MM I 11(1 HI M II l KM K I M V Hltl'V Iiltni llll.- i .11 r WERE CELEBRATING MS Brother, Mho BuUnved Bin Meter lirii.i, osans iii Vilui Cluirgo ol Hit. c i i i I i i i i i of Copper Miners Crushed tu u. miIi When Panic struck u i rowded CALCMBT, Ulch., Deo. U. Four scire persona, mostly children, WSTO kiiiori iuiiikIh ut a Christmas oslsbrs tion by copper RllM Striken in M linden 1 1 uli became .if ;i needless pwiio caused b) s false alarm ..f tiro. v i.iiu several hundred miners their wlvas looked cm. Hit children pressed eagerly toward the stage ti receive Christmas presents, At thU point a man put hie head In ut th door .f the iiali and yelled "fire." Tin1 cry was taken up by tin. so in the hall, Every one started f.ir the doure. The weaker were thrown tn the tl and thoae behind tried t.. climb over those ahead of them. ( ..didn't l.'-t (int. The .' ilrway and other gvenuei n( agrees were blocked ao effectually that thoae Inalde .'.iiii.l nol get out and thosa without could not get In to aid the panic itiicken crowd In the hall, it waa -,'int) time before the panic lubaided. The alarm w.i spread outalde tho hall by a few peraona who hail been near tbe door and eec&ped unhurt. A orowd aoon assembled an.' the woric ..r clearing the hull was begun. The principal exit waa narrow staii way at the back of the hull. When iius had been oleared oC 'ho bodlee that filled It to the top and u quick aocounttng had been made, it wan found t hut seventy four corpses had been piled up Inside the hull building. It Is thought thai a dozen ..Hum were carried away by friends. The dead Ihut were piled up beaide th,- hall ineludad H7 airtx. It boys, III Women and 6 men. 1 Excited men and Women Btood about the building, some dagsd by the sudden change from holiday Mglrttlei to tragedy, othsrs ending hysterically for a mlaatng child, and a tew even threntenng vio lence to the rescuers for keeping them hack from the long row of hoilics. Onl) Three Were Injured. There wan n,.t much work tor the many doctors V ho hurried to tho oene as soon as the alarm was spread for thoea who were not killed in the first rush were held upright and suv- e.i by the very force of u nruah to. wani the e.vit. Only tinee Injured pits. ins were taken to hospitals and a ft s went borne assisted by friends. Tor many days the children of the Copper mine atrlken had waited ex pectantly tor the Chrittmaa tree txer, cises thut hud been arranged by the Womeni Auxiliary "f the western federation of Minora The entertain ment was set for the early evening and the hnll. which la on the sec. .ml floor soot, was filled to Its limit. The ahlldren selected to recite Christmas poems and sing carols had finished their part of the program and the man selected to play the part of Santa Cieus had appealed to distribute the preeet! ' thai a-ere piled around the axrie Illuminated tree. The children rwere instructed to march up the aisles to the tr so that 'he presents OOttld be hand ' to them. The aisles were filled with boys and girls when a large bearded man thrust Ins head In at the dour of tho main hallway und shouted "fire." A woman who was near the door realised the Import of the act and Seised the man by the shoulders und tried to counteract the alarm, but her effort were futile. The man wrest ed himself from her group and ran away and the cry of "fire" was re p. Hied throughout the room. Recovered Too Late, The word was shouted in several languages as parents roM and rushed forward to get their children, The lives were crushed out In almost a twinkling Then the phstcal impossi bility of further movement brought the panicky p-rsons to their senses. It was realised too late that there waa tin fire I. it tin-t ol tnose in un- uw MONTiCKl.LO, N V., Dec. Ii4 Misj Adelaide M. Hraiuo, partner In the double life led by MsJvtlls Oouoh, vho died Iggt Bundgf Of heart failure, le still a v iuntary prisoner her, Phyeioieaa who egaintnod hei toda) say she Is on thu verge of men tal and physical collapse. A trained nurse has charge of her. In her raVUtgg 'be woman calls Continuously fot Couch and pleads for death In order that she may Join hint. a brother uf Mies Branos living el HardWlck, N. V.. called on Sheriff Kiinie today and asked if ho Id take the woman home nest week. Ho had believed hla Bister to be dead un til the events of last Sun, lay. Informed of her brother's off i . Mist Brsnoe said she would glad!) leave Montlcello. Bbe InaUita. how ever, that her dep. inure take place at nlgbl and alter she has had ;"i "I1 portUUlty to see the grave of the d-Mll lawyer. v., K beta l" OH r'ltdds. v.. CKLTC, Deo. 24, Qenerl foaquln Itaaa and atgff arrived here toda) aboard the gunboat EaragOS nWm Tn vi in in lie reimrts that there Wei'. rebels near the oil fields wln-n be left. 1 uu i i: is ritvt -in vi. i i x- OXKH M l D OF OH IfiOE, .Wun M'tlO Killed, Rave Woman, Whose Aire, tion They PoUgtll i 'm i a Diamond Hiug. I.",S ANiiid.KS, Calif., Dec. It. taobte to decide who fired the shots which Killed 1 in nit I I .millers, of San Antonio. Texas, 'luring his struggli Runday evening with hot L. (Mover, husband of hla tormer wife, the cor oners Jury returned a rerdtot today that the Boer war veteran had met doatll at the hands ,,f a persou un known. This verdict, according to of ttclala, simply makes It necessary for Olover to present his self defense plea at a trial In the criminal department of the superior court unless the dis trict attorney aft-r an Invitation dv ctlnes to press the case. (Hover, confident that the ooronen jury would exonerate him on the testi mony of the former Mrs. DsViUiera, bad purchased a diamond ring as a Christmas present to be given her the moment official action today hud treed him from custody. But thu terdlOt spoiled that plan und while the woman sat weeping In the court room With but a wall separating hot from the body of the former husband, who had died 111 a fight over her af fections, tilo' er presented the gem to his w Ife. Mrs. Cilover testified that De Vil li eTS, a big, powerful man, had leaped upon her husband. She declared kIio saw hi ii draw a pistol. After the sh,,U were fired and Devilliers la gasping upon the floor, she usserted, the dying man gave her hie Weapon, which sh luld on te floor. After ward he gue hltn a drink of water ami bathed his face w hile awaiting tin annul of a do tor. Mrs. Q lover suld she murricd her present busbaud last October, a year after a final decree of divorce from lit lllters hud been granted her by a court ut San Antonio, Texas. Tho di vorce she suld was obtained on the around of cruelty aft'T Devilliers hud beaten her several times, once bo severely that she was compelled to undergo treatment at a hospital. After the divorce she went to New York to the home of hr father. Mil. (5. CSmpbtll, n WSStlth) broker. Bfle said Devilliers followed her there and then told her th.it bs would kill uny man who presumed to marry her und that the eleetrit chair had no terrors for him. IE OF UBiT" W I Mill II I 'III I Nil II IKH s Wlis I KUM Ml Ml. I III I I ii I I I MM I U 14 PROGM NEW YEAR'S EVE Mayor Wooden-. Daughter lr-ued DutlOB anil star Ul Hope lilaetl Into I'lcU PrOgfWU I'n-i polled. In spile of Intermittent flurries ol snow, smatterings of rain and the "ugliest" weather of a fortnight, Tulsa's first municipal "tree of light" Was UlUI ib, I at II O'clock last night, while a band Of probably (00 loyal people looked Oil, shivered, and gasp,. I In aw. and wonder H thS hundreds of Vari-colored in. in. I s- oents lighted up. Mayor Wooden's little duughter then pressed ., button und large w bite star at the verj lop ,.f the tree biased Into being, II was the "Star ol hope," and will remain lighted every nighl until the new year. Th ntlre tree, in fact, ill be llluinlnnled from sundown until dawn over) nighl bo- twe, n now end January I, On aci nt of the i old wind ln! night tin b ! choir th tl had planned to l.-a.i in the singing of Christmas ear. ,1s and hvnins did not I LIT)' OUl lis program, many of the singers tearing for their vole s, if exposed to the elements The Tulas Federated Musicians were on hand, ready to play. They announced their willing ness to take part In sny future i ser olies In connection with the "tree of light," Those in charge of the affair have arranged to stage the complete pro gram that bad been planned for last night, on New Ye n's eve, if the Fea ther will at all permit. The band Of T6 pieces will play and songs will be sung. At midnight all lights but those on tin "star of hope" win be turn- i off. The Central high school ('.rounds, where tin tree Is located, win be ih ntral point of ,l" "watchers" on New Year's eve. p. s. igemi evon'i Tirtk. BJti PABO, Tex.. Dee. 24. G. C, far-, tiers, American consular agent at Torri'on, today returned from s conference svitb Oeneral title at t'lii-' huahua regarding the egpulsion of Spaniards h the rebels end the treat, ment of other Foreigners, Mr. Carotbers, who was on a mission Cot the state department, would not talk of the results of his visit, but 1t was learned that Villa had given rsnewi 1 assuranoes that foreigners would be protected. besets and Moreau Pimgiil Draw, PARIS, Dec, LM Willie l'wls, the Ameriean middleweight puajllud, and Marcel Mor.au. the 1'r.nch middle weight, fought twenty rounds to a draw tonight Tin' men were uppur ently evenly matched, slid the 0 ou tset was witnessed by a large crowd. ALIENISTS TESTIFY HI TAKRN (IF. (I UUU IIIIIUI1 UIIIIU Ul M Will Try lo I 'rove That Han- BntlsJlHl as Not i., , al I ion. uf I'rnne m:w vukk. Dso, It Dt Csrtos i''. MaeDomild was es iied i,v the Mats today in refute th testlmoni given u the uiivntsts of the deteuas In ihu trial of Hans Seine,, n, .,. aetl ol thu murder of Anna Auniullsr, Ho ex amlnsd the guissi on lept amber Id and quoted Schii ,01 .issu iiik thut after the n Milder "he tell Hie a pereoti who hail , ipllshe( iiuired uei of a oohiniand," Dr Ma Douald was nol able to oomplete the reditui of hit examina tion on account of the udjouruniiu t of tourt until Friday. Attempts bj pstlml Itlornc) lo .ffeot u rooosjcjlllal i-tw, the aroused man and bis father mid sister bgva been reuewedi Mrs Bchadloi sister of Setimldt, deolares she will not see bar bwthi i again un til ho reoogabssj his father Bchmidl has refused to do tin-. WAR TIME CHRISTMAS NORTHERN MEXICO It I N . Ill lis. i It k I t o It M IM Ii ll r u i ( i: h i V i: C Ml lltiMI Will V I I Ht ,,llil I v I III I II l I I I s I Itllggill S It MAI dih, - Will Kneel III HMtlefiidd ami .n, itiaulu lor I In n' I let tin I'l III K 0 III EVERY CHILD IS HAPPY situation trw) Itioiigiii i beer lino, Inil- i, (he I llllo e'OUMg- Mr i .iii Main Tin EL WANT II KNOW M 1 I ill M s till I I CMS III I'l tl -I I KIN,, K. e,ir, ; ttiorney lii-iir al I o lug w a) - i ie m.i , i nuipri W lib I ,.M '-ion. 'in. ed l l lie OUST LUMBER C0H1PANIES . UA8H1NOTON, De, I When Atiorne) Son. al II 1 Iteynolds agreed With the American Telephone & Tel, graph company for i reorganisation ,'f ilui concern to inuki it til the groove the courtg bnve hewed oui for the ant I -true! act. i gavi rise to speculation lo tin- minds of a I leg , rrimt-milkers nil on i I he count!) and has broughl upon (he departmeul ol Justlos scores of btuuirles from per sons more or leas Interestedin trusl suits about the possibilities of othei agreements of like tenor. Since the annssuicemenl thai th" self-mads plans for ., i lorganlsatlon of tho so-called talejihoiic trust would be accepted there bju been one culler at the dopartmeeyt bent upon speak ing In the cans,, of u prosooutsd com bine. And Ut the five days that have Intervened s thai announcement was made, the telephone of the at torney general's private Secretary has Jangled to the tune of a hundred calls and there have been .-, ,,r.'s of letters and many telegrams seeking to learn what may be expected in the stilt of the government against j,,bn and William Doe, trust .Mr. McK.y Holds left Washington for KsntUOk) last Saturday and will not return until next wseb In his absence there Is no one al the di pertinent au thorized to aet for him In taking up fresh proffers from trusts which wish to reform. The Inquiries and reports of negotiations and protective ngr inents have pel rtsted, however, and In the list that has bean mentioned have appeared what are regarded at the department as some of the most im portant suits that have been filed In many yoars, Mr. Mclteytields In diseasing the Ameriean Telephone Telegraph agreement, with callers, and In talk Ing ovi r the efforts of directors ,,f thi rd id K low ,,f Tub .i turn 'sh- resl Christmas lo (00 unfortu people in Tulsa this Chrlstniss, ' ne hundred lalllllles averaging flv people to iii" fainil were taken oars f bp the i iood KXallows iomiuk i i, lunch humane ageut A. M Welch. ii as estlmati ,i lasi ulghl tlial b i nn toda iln r would not be a fam- lly in Tttlsw bill would l- gtysn I ('liristnias sftread I dim i is the Hex! largest it curing for i n fumlll thai nil of Hie remaining fi e,l i 'iirlstmae cheer. Yeserda) was the buslcel of dsyi ,i the office of the humane society, 'tacks Alld st.,. k of toys, g,l and i b illing were distributed among (he in , dy of the . ii s Thn e v. agons were working from early In the morning urd I late ul night and ,,en then It w LC linpnssihls to .Ustll I lite all the i hinge i ' w as eel Imati d bs i he I 'hief In I,, It lilies of Hood K-l until noon work, Although i'i but, ih ii. spread like assured that ows that tods) to It woMiii tski umplete th only tWO ) 1 ars old, In od fellow movemenl has wild fire uiiiii now it is not a fumlll lu Tulsa t.uibl not g"t "Ut of the jam tn-) Xilmnal I I. teller at Vera ( in. had caused. V 12 HA CRUZ, Dec. 14. Hear Ad- Polloemsa and Brsmsn hurried lo miral Fletcher roturncd to Vera Crus the building. ti find the hall congest- j t,,day (hoard the t nlted SUtes battle ed. Sevual offlOfrs climbed the fire rthnde Island. John Llnd. I'resl es.apes und sntOTOd by the windows. ((,nt WlB,,n,g cnvoV- nn(- th(. Am-rl-In a short tim the tinlnjiired and ihe u- w (.nnilda w t(lln faint had beer, pulled from the tangle hm f(,r ririgtmU dinner. of human beings and plao.n in ine (Uar Admraj K r 0hrlStOph front of the hall. CrUddoek, In eomn'tind nf the British mint m-n le-gan i" r . ,.:ir.mi. ,,, ,i t,aru f ttrltish of. Tstvnty-Flvn I. umber l ined 4M,ooo ami OustexJ lotn Missouri by Buprome Court. fEFFKRgON CITY, Mo. I :t. Twenty-five lumber companies wen fined un aggregate of 14 10,000 and .eistod from Missouri by the supreme court of the stale tod. is as the result of anti-trust proceedings which have been ponding several years. Bleven of the companies ars ousted absolutely. Judgmsnt against the 14 others vits suspended on the condi tion that the fines be paid with 3n days. Fuilura to pay within that time will make th" ouster in their I i"S also absolute COMET MAY BE VISIBLE Late) V Iston 1st Use Mil luv b Istble 10 tile Naked Bye, that he Is not willing to accept offers nuiiumies which do not mean a reform in cordanee wiih the departments own ideas. Speaking of tin afrresmenl viith the telephone officials he point ed out thai their plan had gone further even than the department oould hope n court to go if suit were Instituted, ami he referred as well to the evident restoration ot competition In the telephon fli id. Th-re nre In in,, cess ,,f atlj:. ;i,., tion in the cents less than I dOsefl anti trust esses that arc regarded a- of supreme importance either as to their bearing "ti points In the anti trust law yet to bs ruled upon or as to their effect upon idg companies, In this list are the nation against the tfntted st.ii-s Bteel corporation, the International Harvester oompany, the United Bhoe Machinery company, the Motion Picture Patents company, the Bast men K dak company, ' and the Reading Railroad company. Suits Suits have been begun against thi American Can company and an al leged enmbinai mn or wholesale and manufacturing Jewelers and there ar many others In process of trial or un- d. r consideration which officials do not look upon ns nf prime Import gaos, No suit Is P" nding against 'In NOW Haven railroad, btlt It has been an open set ret for months that one was in contemplation when tlint com pany began negotiations with the de- shall want for a real Christmas In many eai s families, who haVS been unfortunate utd SW too proud to ac cept charlt) have 1 n furnished s Christinas by some Qood Fellow win, did bis work sec rati and well. It Is lust such things that show that Tulsa Is a "hotter plaos to live." Not a child, not SVSn one, will he disappointed today by not boring been paid a i isit by Bunts Clans, Thut Isn't s guess, It's a fuot. For Adjutant iMeUman of the Balvatlon Army Mtld so lust night And If there Is any one man in Tulsa who knows, thai man is adjutsnl Hickman There was a JoyOUS sight on Beoond treat directly In front of ihe A!va Eton Army halt last night H was u sight that Impressed the beggar and ih., millionaire, alike. Adjutant Hickman opened tho doors of the Salvation Army bull shortly alter I .'Clock Slid exposed to the gnxioUl vleW "f the swarms of children Iii the street th- hundreds and hundred! . f Chrtstmai presents, First there w is too 1 and clothing, (iood warm clothing that e.l! lust the little nrch Ins Ihl'Oligl Ihe winter. Then there were toyn. Toys of ull kinds About It O'clock Adjutant Hteltmsii - :anned over a list ..f tha names of the Worths poor he has secured the past mouth and then the real present. giving was on One by one in- called tbs names of those for whom In, had presents and they responded and walked to the front" to receive the lifts that were taken from the hrll- llanMy Illumined Christmas tree, The distributing of the packages Decupled nearly two hours anM at the end there weie eight bundled children ehoss faees were beaming with hap piness. Th.y had cause tn he hupp und the) were happy, nut stiii the work of the Salvation ists Is not over. This morning, in f.o-t 1 ii dav long, there will be somebody in chare- of thS Work al the ball and those who have 1. e.-n overlooked will be taken ogre of today, All the food end clothing has nol set been given . w iv but It expected (list the sup. ply will be cxhsusted before night '..ijut'tit Hickman was thrilled with the Christmas cheer last nighl and he said thnt he believed .s ry family and hlld In Tulsa had or .lAl'Ki:., Dei It 1 rebel .b piived of thsli priests a the ring ing of b. iis , ranked by - non bails will mink a ssai lime t i, .-Unas in northern Meglco, With their arms and al I Of) fixed tor possible battls, tbs re . though disposed to celebrate th mllltarj victorias as part of their r "'ions oh SerVSIIOSS, SSlll keep rhil 7 us In a IS' I "I' The ragged und 111. ted suldli t In the field ssili kneel beside bis gun. while in the rebel cities the churches ssiii have such services as the ab sence of the Spanish prlosts win per mit, Th, cathedral, the church si and lie oouveni at t'hlhuahua are emptied of thi prlosts and nuns svho usually conducted Christmas services loii who eie forced tu Res to the I luted states b) Qi m 1 a 1 iiia s de cree cxp, lllng I he Sp in!:, i ds III local Mexican churches, officials will conduct services, while from the twin belli 11 -s of 1 1 ithedr.il s ill ring 1 ill 'he bells Clanked by a ,11111,, 11 ball during 11 revolution 1- fore 1 he days I i'i. si .-nt 1 dag, lu .1 uarei masses are lo 1,, held bj I he rebels- in th,- lilt le , rot,-, nth centurj church of the Spanish mis sion type The portals are s, irred hs bolletS. NEWSIES CELEBRATE 'III IHIA I KiN 1 II 1111:1 II. "I I HltlMI III I I IN Milil lis ill ii Ns. THOUSANDS SANG CAROLS 1 be poor mi Over the Nation Wen, W-ll Itemelllberell 11,1, ( iii isiiiia . liar, Will II I PH. T Hill M ll IN II Auto Pgnede, llaml uooeti and Baaquel I- ib- lrogram fur i lie Buys lo.lS.S Aii uutomoblls parads, s band qi , ert mul a Idg I, an, pu t Is Hie program tn litore for the newsboys of Tulsa t.,, lay. it win i,e a Christmas thai none of the little lads will ever f,.ig"i To Tate Brady, his daughters, Ruth and Itesslo, the Bof Bcout bind and ant,, mot, ile owners do the newslxiys owe t banks for their OttdstmaSi Tho ceremonies will atari Willi i auioinohilu rids, leasing The World office at 2 o'clock this afternoon. At ? o'elooh tha Bo) Boouts band win BOfi'llude the newsies In front if the office and lend ths parade to thi lit, nly hotel, where the big bainiuet will stall ul ft o'clock The Misses Brsdy will lend the a it,. mobile pa rade iii their big touring cur Tin- banquet, ,.f course, win be tha big event of the day bocauas if than Is one thing a bov likes to do more ih. in another, it is to sink ins teeth in s big jub y turke) log. Glenn Condon, city editor ,,f Ths Sun has been selected as tosstmagtoi lor the banquet luattos Robert L. Williams of Ihe state eupre urt. now a candidate for governor, will b the principal speaker Judge Williams always sis.s th newsboys of "kis boms CI' a banqUOl on Thanksgiving day. Other apeaksrs will be format Oovernor C, If, Basksll, county at torney I'al Malloy, Mayor h'rank Wooden, Tut- Brady and Bammls Mlllrr, "king ,,f tbs BoOfSboya" HtK NEW only a 1,1 i traditional the scene, a i Ibrlstmi USsd In he I sari i lot i a Hi's J4. -Lucking ikot Of slew to (-he the . in li in.as atmosphere to S'ee irork tonight begggi 1 i slsbration a blob srom HIS of the most JoyoUS In millions bought g, iicroui l tort unati ihe charltabl I i, I ... ., s, I, ;i n, tile I, SS . re w ell re inhered by with Ihe esnii that lly's p... r ) d.iu i rs to being aided Mil tin N i. ul I I N -W I I P Mill ill Ihe Won ICvrryllilng in ib tttUl Hales, SAN FRANCIBCt), De,-. It, A prl sate cable received toda) reports thai the team of f..ur American athlete! visiting the Antipodes lis sweeping everything before It. in the meet bold Saturday it InvercarglU, M, '.., Tem pleton, ..f tbs Olympic club, Bus Fran i Isco, defeated Keddell, ths many thou amis ( in, ss ill eul sul st. mi i.il i urk morrow in addition to oi In i wise. Thanks to 'he exist 01 f J Christmas fund reierve held over from si us u hen collei timis w ere more generoiisl) res.,, nded I,, than ibis v.ar. the tS' iitployes of ths New fork stock exchange aer'n nblg today to dls Ida i among them selves Because busines ! bring tha year Iuih been Indifferent, ,, ben of ths exohange lubsorlln n only 0,501 ,,,r merly subscriptlous run si blsh .-.s MO, Insti id .f dietr ling all this, a raservs fund waa uataidlsncd, n si ubitloa h i h served in got d Stead I Ins s. in ,e Members of the e I'tistlgs cele I. rated Christmas In .i inw i einn -r todgj At I o'oloi k tsv i st.-. et or gans were brought to Ih 'lo ..' "f Ihe SKohangs, K..r twenty minutes two brawny Italians gr, un I d irds 1 1 melodies from them, srnompei I d by the Wild shouts of the I r ikers. The BaiVStioe Ann h is iii l ie ar- rsngementi to provide ''hrkamsg dinners for 11,000 tami'lei ami the Volunteer! ,,f America i...i take curs of at least another 6,;.".o. DtheM who will teed the pour ars the Ttoss. ere aTlSSton, Timothy gulHl l assoeje. Hon. (trace Men, -nil 1 f'm Hot'SS, Mis fteorge a Hwn and Cougr -man Osorga W l.oft it is estlu it el that about lOii.nno of ihe .ity's poor will I,,- aided. Amiim; th- larger benefactloag made this s-asiin Is the distribution "f .' gold pieces to lh luterbor ,u t l Rapid Transit company smploves. Special services ssll! be held III all churches trim, ,i row and I'hrismnsj parties hivs been xrranfst hoeplta.li and Institutions. i at ill mid receive Christmas offtioa he. I champion of Australia, in the r.'O- Sooll i part fleers left tb's nmrnlng for a hunting of the de n I and helph ss from the .. ... . i i , ...n. ,.. .li.. ataliway ana ia u.-.. ... - tr, th,. neighborhood of .lalspa the building. This disposition Of the crumpled OodlSO w.ui found inndvlsa Ma because of the hysteria It caused among the spectators and the bodlaS Were carried back Into the hall as soon as It was emptied of frightened spectators. All the chairs w-re lined m-tth bodies and corpses had to be placed In the kitchen of the hull and beneath the stage. Within an hour almost every person In Calumet was at th scene. The police formed a cordon about ths place and kept back the BTOWd. After much effort, a lane w-ns opened through the crowd end the bodlsl of children were carried through the ranks of mourning men ini' Wotttsg to t'ommiesiua's order iii i ffoot Today. WII.SuN, iik.'n , Dec. 24 The re I , eot order Of the state corporation I commission, to compel the City Oas company "f Ardmoro to furnish the Ardm, rs eitleni SfRh an IdsqiiatS i supply of natural gas for light and ( 1 mi Page a.) heat f.'t doinesile purpOSSS, takes ef fct bed ay i The company has besn petting Its supply from wells, flse miles north of Wilson In the old Wheeler field What Is considered the hlgrest gas well In the entire field was brought In recnt.'y, however, and In th intention Is to eitend the Ardmor- gas pipe line to that point sslth the belief that an ude'via'e sup ply will be Inured. WASHINGTON, Dec. ;i DebtV" n's comet, the latest stranger In the sky to rome witl.in the range of the telescopes of expert slur gazers, may be vlsiri. i th" naked eye soon. Th. faintly Illuminated be-tsilsd comet is approaching rearer to the earth. Scientists here are kgenl) Interest- partment el in the comet which was discovered - by I a.. I T. Delnvsn, nf the Argentine fetm 0, In Celebration. nanl observatory at Laplnt. fl.KVRI.AND, O.. Dec. 2A John D. RoOksfeller will take part In th" "HITMAN VtX" tM n V I N o . I oommunlty celebruttou tomorrow n- sent word to the committee on arra'i f I'rom Hiilplinc Hut nn One J ements tonight that he will attend Knows When. the toy persde. fore todav pa . Into bistorv Wagons and automobiles were pn teed Into service yesterday in ordw t-, make deliveries of all the stuff on i nil AM famllii s on the lists In the hands of the "hi, f iio,,d Fellow were i time was supplied but th,-v still f-ar that I here 1 seconds. ire some whose names base not 1 n Cattghey, of ITklah, Cal . a high ecured and tint, all who know of I eCbOol lad. put the shot 4: fe. t 414 am f'liuilb'S svho are In t d t,, l(. . inches, whl, h i. s ., 111 he, h-iiei 11,111 . 1 , 1 1 . . - . I . . , 1 ' in, y.i -.i i,,i 'I r rd laid hurdle In sixteen seconds Met James Powers, of ths Boston A. A ran a dead hesl ssith Forrester, giv ing him a hsndlcap of ZlT, yards in HtS mile. The cable says PoWSgW better by 4 minutes. 1 1 tlfy the Kilts earls this nooning illumine 'iffher Welsh end a Parker of the Olymp corps of ssststants wore also n isy all I unable to ot bj day Wedneeday ami like the Oood I i th .Pt hrt ,, Wednesdsy re, ows ami trie snivsuion Army UW- I previous Ih" , tble ss-s. the trlbuted clothing und food Ul bun. imlu ,.,,p. ;, , ,,.,, wp), drsds "f poor folks However, Mr. ' , v,,,,i ss.isn slates ton more . - Ir 1 1 1 1 11 k and s Amor nf all 2 1 filaf SAN Kit XN' ISCO. Dr ClumoWSkl, a steeple Jack, known t hr"ii(hout the country as "The Iln tnsn Klv" was found dying today on the first floor landing of the St. Kren-ls Hotel annex, now In process ..f construction. Ills skull was frac tured and n.-arly every bone in hi body was broken. Apparently he had a terrible fall but where he fell from or when. 110 SSSSJSfl KttOW, CSSf ItOW kl was bj." bless, though half SOU lllhllll He had not bgen emplnsed on the building and no one bed OOgg him enter the annex. 98 DAYS hatS 'ispsed siooe file date on which the city ndtnlr.lstmllon a nmntli prrWnusly, d finbe prsim Ised that It wonltl fnnilsh an ample supply of pure tlrinkliig sinter through the oily mains, and (hat promise bos not fct bvn fulfilled. food oouid be us d to uihiiniag.' to day end all svho have any donations should do so early this morning Taking it gonotall) yssterday, was a ral buSV das for th ones w ho w ere . orklng to tbrosv the r"al happiness of the season Into (be homes , f the illy's jieor. And mdn sv 11 be n hnnps ' 1 hrlstmssfor nil Ulnkei to lb- -i ale 1 n MBW HAWK, Conn., De- 2t Frank Hlnkev, w ho hn" bsep .ipnnltit -d bead coach of the v.iie fookbgll I Harvard lones, wbT The final totals n in-s TuunsosjiesM Tied i;w CORK, I N The third and final round if the WttWCOllegl ite rjbesi tonriiaiiient ended today In a tb- hot ween Columbia ami fate, despite 1 lh fact that Prim -ton galnsd a lead In s 'sierdai's round This Is the sec end time that n tie has been reenrd- ed. Vale tied Harvard In Dmo Today's tonine moults: Columbia .1 ss Princeton Ii fats H'aalilagtna t idebrste 1. IVASIIIVOTON, Dec It "Peso on earth ; good will in men. ' This sentence, blazing from 1 bril liantly light., I ,1-, trie placard raised ni i" ths doms of the capitoi. reflected lbs predominant sentiment of Hie thousands who assembled on the cgpltol pi tss tonight to celebrate Wasblugton'is flrM "community ' 'hrlsl mas." a giant Norwa) .sprue.,. Illumlnatsd with glimmering red, while and blue el set l't el lights, the maritts band, a huge electric star at the east and a chorus of l.nOn fingers wltli the Cau- Itol ltsdf outlined as the back- ground ngiinsl tin. dark c.irtam of the sky made n scene of impressive b, nuts. Tableaux msmsmUs turn lory of the nativity, were presented in Hn- improsised amohlthaaier. Official tVsahlngton was conspiesv us tonighi by its absence, M,,st of the members of congress had gone to their homes, the preetdent and nearly all the cabinet , fflcers are away, and with th loll xceptlon of the p,.st offli department, Washington, wss of ficially de Id, Employes at ths iiostoflee toiled all night with ,.n svalanchi of mall sacks, struggling desperately to dis pose ,,f them so that they might also celebrate tha great .lav tomorrow at home. The mall room, operating ae the "people's exchange" was stj. god with w.ii ntkMI i,BR., nn, oAcutej, mi"" with Postmaster Oeneral iiuric s'm's annoum emenl today, the con tents had to be taken to the bogSSS of the proper persona by Christmas ,ii. it Un Interfiles, BAN FRANCIBCO, Dee. tain slipped Sun Fran, use's open air Christmas celebration and turned at t"nth,n to another f,,rm of the same spirit, the feeding of the unemploy sd. By ord-r of the l.Hr,l of lUpST slsors, all unemployed who applied were fed at the -its relief home and after tonight lodgings will be pro etdsd f.,r them. Work will be pro- rided beginning Monday. Marat ed msfl will i,e permitted to w.uk three days a "f k ; single men two days at I:' per day Prsent plans are foe the smptoyitisnt of from 101 to soe men per day. It svas estimated that from 1,000 to gsve the foil., wine i ' v "' " r ' " """"' movo- ineiu mwm sianeu i-may io open tne churches ss sleeping p Incog loam, suecoods 11 ward Jc during the lust soi,,n began his work us Vule'i first salaried foot ball enseh und-r I contract. Jones. It Is uder stond severed bis contract In order lo H' eept Hon. s lucrative business proposi ng- Columbia, won I';, lost .". W: Yale. t, end si : Princeton, t and I; Harvard. R end 7 Offlhe II tournaments whhh have l,..n ,lat. -a1 , 1 1,1 1 find lf,,r, nr. I have roa nine each snd Princeton Tt" be for one dollal and fata one each, i ( untiniicd on page I.I Bank tccstssnta for Nessssss. I"-- ANHKI.KS. Dec. 24 t'hilat mos will bring 10.' new aOOOUUM to the bunks nf Log Angeles, every one f th m to the credit of a newsboy.