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VOL. 7, NO. 277.
TRUCE TERMS OF
Mazim Pasha, Commander
.! in-Chief, is Ordered to
IK FORM OR IN SUBSTANCE
Provided for Modification b„
gotlatlons During the Progress
Consideration—Emperor Frances Is
Pleased With Bulgarian Troops.
Constantinople. Nov. 21.—The Ot
toman government has rejected the
terms offered by the allied Balkan
Naslm Pasha, the Turkish com
mander-in-chlef, has been- ordered to
The official announcement of the re
jection of the Bulgarian terms read:
"The porte finding the Bulgarian con
ditions for an armistice inacceptable
has ordered Nuib Pasha to resume
Terms Were Fair.
Vienna, Nov. 21.—The terms offered
to Turkey by the Balkan states are
neither in form nor substance' un
promising, according to information
derived from an authoritative source
In Sofia. They even' leave the door
open to the eventual modifications by
-Emperor Francis Joseph expressed
his admiration at the way the Bulga
rian troops have behaved during the
war in the course of a speech to the
Hungarian delegates at a banquet last
evening. On (he other hand, howev
er, hts majesty declared he could not
understand why the fortunes of the
war were so unfavorable to the Turks.
Referring to a dispatch of the Austro
Hungarian consular official to Investi
gate thesltuation at Prisrend, the em
peror' expressed the hope' that the
publishes reports regarding the Ser
vian treatment of the Austro-Hunga
rian consul there would prove exag
gerated and that the incident would
be settled peacefully.'
Turkish Retreat Cut Off.
Athens, Nov. 21.—Greek troops have
occupied the Turkish town of Fiorina
to the south of Monastir, and cut oft
the rear guard of the Turkish army rep
treating from Monaattr after .Its cap
ture by the Servians Turkish soldiers
who succeeded in escaping' through the
Servian, lines around Monastir number
abo|jtv!jtl,000. Large quantities of am
munition and stores have fallen into
the hands of the Greeks.
Turkish Cruiser Blown Up.
•SOIiia, Nov'. 21.—The Turkish cruis
er Hamidich is reported to have been
blown up by Bulgarian torpedo boats
near the port of Varna on the Black
sea. The report is not confirmed.
Report Not Confirmed.
Constantinople, Nov. 21.—In the at
tack on the Turkish cruiser Hamidish
in the Black sea this morning two Bul
garian torpedo boats are reported
sunk and two other torpedo boats
The Mamldish is said to have es
caped practically without damage.
Paris, Nov. 21.—France today noti
fied the Turkish government that she
would hold Turkey responsible for any
violence against the christians and
asked. her to adopt rigid measures to
prevent any outbreak.
American Cruisers Near.
Glbralter, Nov. 21.—The United
States cruisers Tennessee and Montana
arrived here this afternoon. They are
coaling preparatory to proceeding to
Turkish waters for the protection of
American citizens In the Ottoman em
New Tork, Nov. 21.—It will be in
broad day light and not under cover
of darkness as they had anxiously
hoped, that "Bald Jack" Rose,
"Brldgle" Webber and Harry Vallon
will be set at liberty, according to the
program for the release of three in
formers against Charles Becker and
his four gun men tools, so far as It
could be learned last night. Late this
afternoon is the time tentatively set.
The underworld has been awatlng with
interest an intimation as to the time
when they were to go free, for the
feeling has prevailed there that the
friends of the four gangsters about to
be sentenced to death for the myrder
of Herman Rosenthal were only await
ing the liberation of Rose. Webber and
Vallon to take revenge upon the ^rlo.
The three men were brought at 2
o'clock- today before Coroner Faln
berg and District Attorney Whitman
presented to that official, the stipula
tions signed by him with counsel for
the witnesses. If Mr. Whitman de
clares that the three men have kept
faith with the state In giving relevent
testimony the coroner will release
them from commitment.
Sam Schepps. fourth of the state's
valuable witnesses against Becker and
the gun men, also probably will be re
leased during daylight. He Is being
held on a charge of vagrancy. The
ease against him will come up again
Gunmen's Friends Lay in Wait
To Slay the State's Informers
GETS FIVE YEARS.
Hammond, Ind., Nov. 21.—Harry
Moose, formerly city dark of Ham
I mond, today wu sentenced to Ave
year* In the penitentiary for perjury
I In connection with the graft cases in
I volving Mayor Knotts and several al
dermen who were acquitted.
Moose was one of'the chief witness
I es for the defense In the graft trials.
I He later was Indicted for perjury but1
Iran away. He was arrested recently
In Cleveland and brought back to
Hammond. He confessed that he per
jured himself while testifying In the
graft cases and the sentence today
was the result of his confession.
Mayor Knotts and several aldermen
were tried on a charge of soliciting
money from a contractor for permis
sion to Install a water system. They'
declared that the charges were made
up to hurt them politically and juriesj
found the accused men Innocent.
Signs o^' Approaching Ses
sion are in Evidence at
Washington, Nov. 21.—The first
signs of activity for the coming ses
sion of congress made their apearance
about the capitol and white house to
day. The house committee on bank
ing and- currency met to plan a re
sumption of the "money trust" inves
tigation December 9 members of the
house appropriations committee be
gan work on the annual supply bills
for next year and President Taft, can
celling all engagements for the next
two days, ararnged to begin tomorrow
the dictating of his annual message
It is understood President Taft will
follow the plan adopted last year of
dividing into separate messages his
recommendations upon many different
subjects. The first message to be sent
to congress soon after it meets, prob
ably will be general in character, with
particular attention given to the
achievements of the year in relations
with foreign countries while subse
quent messages will deal with finan
cial-affairs, anti-trust and railroad
legislation, the army and navy, and
the proposed establishment of a budg
et system for the estimating of fed
eral appropriations. Secretary Knox
too over to the president today some
carefully prepared state department
data on foreign relations.
The congressional "money' trust"
committee, after a conference in chair
man Pujo's rooms early in. the day,
determined to begin its hearing De
cember 9, when men prominent in the
financial world will be asked to testi
fy. The committee will endeavor
speedily to clear up that' branch of
the inquiry dealing with the opera
tions of stock exchanges and clearing
house associations. Without addition
al powers conferred .by. .congress it
will be unable to. complete, the inquiry
into the "concentration of. money -and
An amendment to the banking law,
which- 'has parsed the house and is
now before the senate* would, glve the
committee the power to--obtain'-direct
information which it deems indispens
able from the national banks. An at
tempt to Mtiire' this 'iiifdrmatldn from
the coniptroller of the .currency has so
far been unsuccessful.
"Notwithstanding -these embarrass
ments." said Chairman Pujo In a
statement today, "the' committee pro
poses to press forward with the taking
of testimony ae'rapidiy as possible. It
should be clearly understood that no
comprehensive inquiry can be- com
pleted until all doubt* as to the power
of the committee to'secure the data
that it requires has been removed by
the legislation for which the commit
RARE HISTORIC VOLUME.
Washington. Nov: *21.—A rare vol
ume containing autographs of all the
signers of the declaration of inde
pendence was presented, today through
President Taft to the- congressional
library by J. Pierpont Morgan.
The gift was brought to the white
house and submitted to President
Taft by Herbert Putnam, librarian of
congress with the letter from' Mr.
Morgan. This set of original manu
scripts'Is one of the few complete
collections of such autographs. Most
of them are eltters written through
out by the signers themselves. The
volume is sumptuously bound.
and a "suspended sentence" appears
to be his fate. William Sapiro, driver
of the "murder car" will go free
shortly. Mr. Whitman' Will move to
have the Indictment' against. Shapiro
quashed in return for his testimony
for the state.
Ross, Vallon. Schepps, Webber and
Shapiro spent yesterday packing their
effects, anticipating release last night.
Schepps announced that- he would re
turn to Hot Springs, Ark., whence he
fled from this city after Rosenthal was
murdered. The others did not talk
of their immediate future, but their
friends are expected to hurry them
from town to escape peril of reprisals
by followers of Rosenthal's slayers.
Mrs. Lillian Horowitz, wife of "Gyp
the Blood" was brought from the
house of detention, where she had
been held pending the outcome of the
gunmen's trial and discharged from
custody by Justice Goff. She wept
while being arraigned.
An attempt will be made to bring
Becker from.Sing Sing prison to this
city today or Friday to testify In the
trial of Fabian E. McKinney, a negro
charged with bribery.
North Dakota: Fair tonight
and Friday. Moderate tempera*
POLICE HI EVERT
LOOKING FOR MIDI
John B. Koatters Wanted for
Murder of Woman in
LURED WOMAN TO QEATH
01 PROMISE OF MAKE
Murdered Her and Robbed* Her of
$5,000 Identification of Victim
Made Positive by Niece of Dead
Woman and Former's Daughter.
Chicago, Nov. 21.—Police in every
city in America hunted today for John
B. Koatters, 36 years, old in connec
tion with the murder of Mrs. Emma
Kraft, the Cincinnati widow who came
to Chicago to become his wife. The
woman was murdered in a downtown
hotel and ribbed of $6,000. She was
beaten into unconsciousness with a
hammer and died three days later
without being able to explain the mys
tery of the assault.
Positive identification of the victim
was made today by Mrs. Anna Klocker
of Cincinnati, a niece of the victim,
and her daughter, Florence, 18 years
old. Mrs. Klocker and her daughter
viewed the body in the county morgue.
"My God, that's Emma," .exclaimed
Mrs. Klocker. "When I identified her
photograph in Cincinnati I thought
there was a chance that Emma wasn't
the woman. But now 1 am convinc
KILLED BOY CHUM.
Virginia, Minn., Nov. 21.—News
reached here today from the unor
ganized school district some miles
north of this city .that Jone Koski. 15
years old, had been shot and killed
yesterday by his school companion.
Emil Jacobson. The boys had gone
hunting after school and Koski. while
walking ahead, received the charge of
the gun accidentally discharged.
KILLED IN FOOTBALL.
Wllkesbarre. Pa., Nov. 21.—Leonard
Cummings, IS years old,' whose back
was broken in a football game at
Pittston last Saturday, died today.
Believe Time for Ballot For
Women Everywhere is
Near at Hand.
Philadelphia Nov. 21.—Enthusiastic
in the belief that their cause will tri
umph and that the privilege of the
ballot will be granted women through
out the United States within the next
few years, hundreds of delegates from
all parts of the country arrived here
today to participate in the forty
fourth annual convention- of the Na
tional American Woman Suffrage asso
ciation, which will open its sessions
tomorrow. Headquarters have been
established in a big hotel, the lobby
of which is decorated with large yel
low posters outlining the convention
program, and flags bearing the suf
fragists' war cry: "Votes for Women."
Among the national officers here are
Dr. Anna Shaw, president James Lee
Laidlaw, secretary Miss Jennie Ash
ley, treasurer Mrs. Mary Ware Den
nett, auditor and Miss Susan Walker
Fitzgerald, recording secretary. J. H.
Braley of the California Men's league,
who is referred to as the "Father of
Woman Suffrage in California," and
one of the few men delegates to the
convention, said today that the men
of his state are Intensely Interested
in the struggle being waged In the east
In behalf of woman's rights.
"This Is the biggest convention
we've ever had," Dr. Shaw said, "and
think it will be the most effective.
New York and Pennsylvania are run
ning close in the suffrage fight and all
over the country membership has in
creased until it now numbers 100,000."
The convention, which will continue
until next Tuesday, will be held in
Witherspoon hall with two sessions
Preceding the opening session to
morrow afternoon the delegates will
march from their headquarters to In
dependence Square, where an open air
meeting will be addressed by distin
guished advocates of equal rights for
Dr. Shaw will preside at the first
session of the convention. Mayor
Blankenburg will welcome the dele
gates to the city, and Mrs. Ellen B.
Price, president of the Pennsylvania
Suffrage association, will extend the
welcome in behalf of that organiza
tion. Tomorrow night has been desig
nated "campaign night" with speak
ers from ten suffrage states. Jane
Addams of Chicago will preside, and
Dr. Shaw will deliver her annual ad
dress. Friday night has been set apart
for the men.
A feature of the convention is ex
pected to' be a discussion on Saturday
—"college night"—of the merits of
woman's rights. Miss M. Carey
Thomas, president of Bryn Mawr col
lege, will he in the chair, and college
women will speak both for and against
woman suffrage. Sunday afternoon
there will be a mass meeting at the
Metropolitan opera house. Monday
night's session will be addressed by
Baroness von Suttner of Austria.
Store Closed Thursday and Friday
TO MARK DOWN THE OOODS
Sale Starts Saturday, Nov. 23, at 9 A. M.
THE EVEMNG TIMES
GRAND tfORKS, N. D% .THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21,1912.
Hamilton, Bermuda, Nov.21.
—"All statements about selec
tlon# for the cabinet may be
disregarded until I make the
announcement myself," declar
ed President-elect Wilson last
night when he was told of the
reports published in the Unit
Governor Wilson said he had
not offered or Intimated an of
fer of a position in his cabinet
to any one. It is learned that
William J. Bryan has not been
invited to Bermuda and it is
said he Is not expected here
during Mr. Wilson's stay.
SATS IRS. SZA60
Official Physician Testifies
For Stat| in Trial of
Goshen. N. T.. Nov. 21.—Dr. George
King, official .physician of Hudson
county. New Jersey, testified for the
state in the trial of Burton W. Gibson
for the murder of Mrs. Rosa Hen
schik Szabo, that Mrs. Szabo met
death in Greenwood lake July 16 last
frona strangulation, and no other
cause. Of this -he was positive, he
said. He was equally sure, he con
tinued, that strangulation was caused
by compression on the throat above
the Adam's apple.
"How long would one have to press
against the throat to cause death?"
asked Assistant District Attorney
"If a certain, nerve were touched,
death would probably be instantane
ous," he replied.
Early In the day John Minturn, an
eye witness of -the tragedy, swore that
he saw Gibson place one-arm around
Mrs. Szabo's neck and thrust his hand
to her throat. This was while Gibson
and the woman were in the boat 700
yards from the shore. They both fell
out, Minturn said, and Gibson swam
to the boat, overturned it, and then
apparently tried to pull the shirt of
his btahing suit over his head. The
defense maintains that the drowning
woman tore the shirt from Gibson's
Four clerks, from one" banking in
stitution testified that within three
weeks after the tragedy. Gibson. as
Mrs. Szabo's 'executor, had withdrawn
her bank deposits, amounting to
$7,397. A clerk'/frotn another bank
said Gibson had' tried in vain three
times to obtain "13.032 on deposit in
Mrs. Szabo's hame ln the bank where
he was employed: This witness said
Gibson told him Mrs. Szabo had died
of kidney disease'and heart trouble.
Franz Mensehlk an Austrian and
•brother of the' "dead woman, who
came here from Vienna to testlfv, said
her mother. Mrs. Petrenella Men
schik, had died In Vienna two vears
Donald Lyon,- a notary, testified that
.Gibson brought* to his office last Julv
a woman who saiaTshe-was-Mrs. Pe
Other Witnesses. testified variously
that Gibson had told them after Mrs.
Szabo's death that she had gone to
Chicago and Boston: that she was
away on a honeymoon, and that she
had sailed for. Europe.
REFUSE FURTHER CONFERENCE.
Washington, Nov. 21.—Officials of
the department of -justice today de
clined to grant a further personal
conference to W.- H. Gray, an attor
ney of Houston, Tex., to urge the Im
mediate arrest of John D. Archbold,
H. C. Folger,- Jr., and W. C. Teagle, of
the Standard Oil company, on their In
dictment at Dallas Tex., for the alleg
ed violation of the Sherman anti-trust
Last night Mr. Gray Issued a state
ment criticising Attorney General
Wickereham for not having served
the warrants on the Standard Oil offi
cials. He was requested to present In
writing all evidence in .his possession
In connection with the case to the de
APPALACHIAN. GOOD ROADS.
Atlanta, Ga., Nov. 20..—The annual
meeting of the Southern Appalachian
Good Roads association began here to
day with a good attendance of dele
gates from Virginia, North and South
Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and Ala
bama. The convention will conclude
Admitted Illicit Relations
With Quigley to Whom
She Was Engaged.
Columbus. Ohio. Nov. 21.—Miss
Cecelia Farley, the pretty stenogra
pher on trial for shooting to death Al
vln Zollinger, today admitted under a
severe cross-examination she )tas been
having Intimate relations with Jerome
Quigley, the man to whom she was
engaged. The theory of the defense
in the-trial has been that Miss Far
ley's love for Quigley was pure, so pure
that she had confessed to having done
the shooting when first arrested in or
der that Quigley might be released.
The defense had introduced testimony
to show how Miss Farley had been
wronged by Zollinger and how when
she found true love with Quigley, un
successfully attempted to break off the
relations with Zollinger.
Great Delayed-Season Sale of Ladies' Ready-to-Wear Garments
Situation in West Virginia
District is Grave—Min
ers ars Suffering.
MINERS AWED BY SEVERITY
OF MIUTARUOURT SENTENCE
Desultory Firing Occurs In the Reglou
Outside tlie Military Zone—Trains
Are Searched and Passengers Some
times Beaten by the Strikers.
Charleston, W. Va., Nov. 21.—
Strikebreakers were sent to a number
of mines in the Kanawha coal fields
today under guard of state troops.
Cowed in some degree of the severity
of the sentence imposed by the mili
tary court in the martial zone for in
fractions of the law and orders of the
commanding officer on two strikers,
the miners have refrained for the
most part from continuing their law
lessness. The weather is raw, the
people are Illy supplied with food and
clothing and their shelters practically
Occasional rifle fire directed from
the hillside into the district not under
martial law today kept the militia
anxious. While there were few de
velopments of importance, the situa
tion existing in the coal fields is pro
nounced by the military authorities to
At a number of isolated points
where the militia has not yet pene
trated practically a condition of an
archy exists. Reports tell of bands of
men traveling in dozens boarding
trains and putting passengers through
a thorough inspection. A number of
persons have been severely beaten,
some of them who were innocent trav
Two carloads of strike breakers
were sent into the strike district last
night heavily guarded by a detach
ment of militia with a machine gun.
When He Got the Govern
ment He Intended to
Get it Good.
Chicago, Nov. 21.—Testimony was
Riven today by several government
witnesses in Federal Judge Carpen
ter's court against George W. Fitz
gerald who is charged with having
embezzled $173,000 of sub treasury
money on Feb. 20, 1907.
William Boldenweck, former sub
treasurer, testified concerning an al
leged change in the figures in one of
Thomas H. Ladden, formerly em
ployed in the sub treasury office, testi
fied that Fitzgerald visited his home
and said he intended to build a house.
"Are you going to do it on that $900
shortage?" I asked. 'Say, when I get
the government. I am going to get it
good and hard,' Fitzgerald replied,
according to the witness.
"What was this $900?" inquired As
sistant District Attorney Elwood G.
"That represented a shortage that
had occurred in the sub treasury in
November, 1906" answered the wit
Ladden testified concerning another
incident that occurred in the summer
"I was standing at the water tank"
he said. "Fitzgerald was in the ad
joining cage. I saw him putting some
money in his pocket.
"I said: 'What are you going to
do with that?' He replied that he in
tended to take It to a bank, as the
cashier there did not have enough
Mr. Godman indicated that this was
not the regular method of supplying
the banks with currency of small de
Mr. Ladden said he had checked
over the accounts of Fitzgerald Feb.
11. 1907 and found them correct.
Arthur R. Boal. formerly an assist
ant to Frank C. Russell, cashier of the
sub treasury, testified that to his
knowedge no one entered the banking
department without being accom
panied by a guard, with the exception
of express messengers. Beal is a
nephew of Mr. Russell. He said
either he or his uncle was always in
the sub treasury to watch the en
trance and scrutinize the visitors.
San Francisco, Nov. 21.—Two hand
somely dressed women registered at
the Hotel St. Francis as Mrs. J. Ward
Carter of London and Mrs. J. W.
Chard of New York were arrested to
day by federal Inspectors and taken
to the federal detention station on
Mrs. Carter arrived here yesterday
from Hong Kong on board the liner
Mongolia. Mrs. Chard said she had
come to meet her daughter from N.ew
York. Both protested that the arrest,
which was made under the law exclud
ing undesirable aliens, was an outrage.
Mrs. Carter showed through trans
portation to London.
"You have no right," she said, "to
humiliate thts way a British subject
who Is only stopping in your city for a
Chief Inspector A ins worth said aft
er Mrs. Carter had been lodged on
Angel Island that she admitted her
manner of life had brought her under
the provisions of that statute and that
she would be obliged to go to Lon
don by some other route than thrugh
the United States. Mrs. Chard, the
mother, he said, would be released.
ELECTION IN COURT.
Topeka, Kas., Nov. 21.—Kansas'
close race for the governorship to
day reached the state supreme court
when it issued an alternative writ of
mandamus against the county com
missioners of Bourbon county to re
convene at once and re-count the bal
lots cast in the last election. The suit
was brought In the case of Arthur
Capper, republican. It is charged that
in three precincts, forty-six votes for
George H. Hedges, democrat were
counted twice. Similar suits effecting
other counties are being prepared by
Mr. Capper's attorney.
The official returns gave Hedges the
election by SI votes.
Was Marked for Murder by
McNamara Because She
Knew Too Much.
Indianapolis, Ind., Nov. 21.—Miss
Mary C. Nye, a stenographer, who
witnesses had said was marked for
murder by James B. McNamara, the
Los Angeles dynamiter, because she
worked for the iron workers' union
and "knew too much" testified at the
dynamite conspiracy trial today. She
asserted she had been followed by de
tectives and ou one occasion another
of the McNamara brothers had forced
an entrance to her room at a hotel
to search for papers which he desired
Miss Dye identified hundreds of let
ters introduced by the government to
sustain its contention that Frank M.
Ryan, president of the union and the
forty-four other defendants conspired
to transport explosives illegally in fur
therance of dynamite plots against
non-union firms. The letters were
written by John J. McNamara, secre
tary of the union.
The witness testified she quit the
employ of the iron workers before the
Los Angeles explosion but she had
written many letters which the gov
ernment charges were in furtherance
of earlier explosions.
"Soon after I left, a boy at the door
of my room in a hotel at midnight
called out he had a telegram," said
Miss D.ve, "but when I opened the
door John J. McNamara. much excit
ed, forced himself in. He demanded
certain papers of which 1 knew noth
ing. Then he searched my baggage
and departed. In going over letters
at the office I had seen
in which it was stated that somebody
was going to 'snitch' or give away
information, unless money was forth
The government contends that the
informant referred to was Herbert S.
Hockln. who now is on trial and that
Hockin already had told of the hiding
of nitroglycerine at Rochester, Pa.,
and at Muncle. Ind.
On his flight back from Los "Angeles
after causing the explosion there,
James B. McNamara planned to have
Miss Dye put to death and wanted
Frank Eckhoff of Cincinnati to do it.
according to Eckhoff's testimony. Eck
hoff. who testified he had been sent
to help the dynamiter escape, said he
refused to carry out the plot but he
followed Miss Dye to Pittsburg, where
she went to live.
As typical of the way explosions
were carried on, the government in
troduced the testimony of Albert von
Spreckelzan said shortly before he
suffered a loss of $17,000 in explosions
Ernest G. W. Basey. John J. McNa
mara and Spurgeon P. Headows of
the carpenters' union, also a defend
ant. called on him and said: "We'll
get you." after he refused to emplov
only union men.
On Oct. 19, 1909. he said the cen
tral union exchange, the public libra re
building, a planing mill and his barn,
in different parts of Indianapolis wer.»
dynamited all at about the same hour.
ARE AT PAN AMA.
Panama, Nov. 21.—The secretary of
war. Henry L. Stimson. and his party,
which includes Miss Helen Taft,
daughter of the president, arrived here
today. Secretary Stimson had a con
ference with the congressional com
mittee. which left here last night.
Rochester, N. Y., Nov. 21.—After a
debate that lasted nil day, members
of the radical wing of the American
Federation of Labor were defeated by
a vote of nearly 2 to 1 in their at
tempt to have adopted the principle
of industrial unionism In place of its
policy of trade autonomy.
Two hundred and forty-nine dele
gates voted against the minority re
port of the committee on education
which favored the principle of indus
trial unionism and 142 voted in its
The voting strength of the conven
tion based on membership in repre
sented bodies, went 10.9S3 against the
minority report and 5,929 for it. Aft
er the minority report had been de
feated the majority report in favor
of the continuance of trade autonomy
was adopted by acclamation.
The vote was the first test of
strength between the radical and con
servative wings and the number of
votes polled by the radicals was slight
ly under their advance estimates. Ths
vote of the United Mine Workers
(2,670) and the Western Federation
of Miners (506) was cast solidly for
the minority report. Other groups
that lined up solidly with the radical
wing were the bakers and confection
ers.- iron, steel and tin workers, print
TEN PAGES—PRICE FIVE CENTS.
Industrial Unionism Will Not
Take Place of Trade Autonomy
CHINA NAT WAR
Republic is Prepared to De
fend its Territorial In
tegrity by Force.
CHINESE ARMY MM
ON ITS IMRCH NORTHWARD
Has Instructions to Establish Military
Rule in Mongolia and Drive Russian
Soldiers out—Mongolian Prlees
Strongly Oppose Russian Guarantee
San Francisco, Nov. 21.—Cable
grams received from China by Jocal
Chinese announce that the republic is
preparing to go to war with Russia for
possession of Mongolia. The big secret
societies which fostered the revolution
have been exchanging dispatches with
Yuan Shi Kai.
The young China association has
opened subscription lists and lecturers
have spoken at every Chinatown cor
ner, explaining the encroachments of
the czar's troops in the ancient Chin
ese territory. Dispatches have been
received here by Vow Gook Har, sec
retary to Fung Chi Yu. secretary of
state in Yuan Shi Kai's cabinet, to the
effect that an army of 60,000 has been
mobilized in Peking and that General
ong Sing, the hero of the revolu
tion. has been appointed its leader.
According to report Wong already
has ordered his army north to Mon
golia with instructions to establish
military rule and drive the Russian
Peking. Nov. 21.—The Chinese gov.
ernment has opened negotiations with
the Russian legation in respect to Rus
sia's recent recognition of the auton
omy of Mongolia, which has created
anti-Russian agitation throughout the
province. The minister of foreign af
fairs today visited the legation and
voiced China's claim to the control of
Mongolia foreign relations. He sug
gested that no foreign power should
send troops to Mongolia and that
China's representative should have a
guard there as in Tibet.
Recent dispatches indicated that
many of the Mongolian princes were
strongly opposed to the convention
between Russia and Mongolia by
which Russia recognizes and guaran
tees independence of Mongolia. They
urged President Yuan Shi Kai to af
ford military protection to those Mon
golians ready to join the Chinese re
public. Troops to the number of 40,
000 attached to the northern army are
already under orders--to proceed to
the Mongolian frontier if necessary.
THREE CENT LAW ATTACKED.
Phoenix, Ariz., Nov. 21.—The legal
ity of Arizona's 3-cent far law, adopt
ed by the voters November 5, was at
tacked today in the United States dis
trict court by the Southern Pacific
railroad company. Should the com
pany be sustained referendum meas
ures providing for equal suffrage, ex
1 call of judges and state industrial ven
tures also will be threatened.
The railway attorneys contended
the law requiring that the full text of
referendum measures to be presented,
,' must be sent out to the voters ninety
days before election, was not complied
with, only tift.v-three days having
elapsed from the first mailing until
the vote was polled.
ESCAPED PAUPER DEAD.
Bemidji, Minn., Nov. 21.—Breaking
out of the poor farm house heret late
last night, nude, an inmate believed
to be A. P. Russell of Empy Hill. Ont..
ran into a barbed wire fence, severely
lacerated himself, but continued on in
to the woods until he fell dead from
I exhaustion and exposure. Russell had
been receiving treatment for pneu
monia. The dead man's body was
I found today by boys out hunting. No
relatives could be found and Russell
will be buried here.
ing pressmen, railway carmen and
The debate preceding the vote is
said by veteran labor men to have
been one of the most spirited that ever
took place in a federation convention.
As a result of the adoption of the
majority report, the federation will
continue, for a year at least, to recog
nize the independent autonomy of in
ternational and national unions affili
ated with it. and wherever its policj* of
trade autonomy seems unsuited to'the
industry, it will introduce the princi
ple of industrial unionism.
Among the speakers who advocated
adoption of the minority report were
John Mitchell. Frank Hayes and Dun
can McDonald of the United Mine
Workers, anil .'"""oh D. Cannon of the
Western Federation, of Miners.
Defenders of the federation's pres
ent policy were President Gompers,
Andrew Furuseth. president of the
Seamen's International Union Henry
D. Perham. seventh vice president of
the federation, and Daniel J. Tobin.
president of the International Broth
erhood of Teamsters and Chauffeurs.
The committee on adjustment will
make its report tomorrow and the
next day it Is expected the second con
flict will take place on the proposal
of the radicals that officers of the
federation be elected by a referendum
vote of the two million members.