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NUMBER SO. PRICE: 50 GENTSES? CARDS DEALT FOR FIERCE GAME IN BRITISH POLITICS Unionists Cry American Dollars Being Used to Destroy Nation's Constitution CONTEST APPEARS CLOSE Veto Power of Lords Depends on Result - Suffragettes Have Ample Funds (Associated Press) .LONDON. Nov. With the du«iv ery of Premier Asquitb's speech de claring the policy of the government and Mr. Balfour's outlining of the Un ionist policy earlier in the week, the two parties in the political contest have laid their cards on the table. _ The fight will be short and sharp, •and from tho attitude of the speakers w*no have already taken ,the platform, as bitter as it is short. When the failure of the veto was an nounced all signs favored the govern ment candidates fresh from their suc cesses in the bye-elections. Good trade returns Increase the popularity of free trade, while the Unionists, disorgan ized, had apparently lost heart, some of their newspapers even predicting their defeat should an election ensue. '['lie approach of the dissolution of parliament, however, restored their confidence, although a section of the party which -a few weeks ago advo cated federal home rule Is finding It awkward to recant, the ranks generally having been reformed. / - The house of lords naturally Is the foremost question on which the elec tion will be fought. ■ A plank of Importance In the Union * Ist platform Is opposition to home rule and "the use of American dollars to destroy the British constitution." The latter cry has lost some force through the publication of a statement that only *.75;i>00 was collected by the Irish leaders, one-third of which came from Canada. " » s • ■ - .... I 11.1 KM.'* CONFIDENT ■ The liberals are full of confidence In their policy for the abolition of the veto power of the house of lords, free trade and the success of the govern ment's social legislation. They have an awkward problem to face in seek ing a solution of conditions arising from the Osborne judgment, which pro hibits trades unions from using their ,> funds to support the labor party., '* The labor members of. the house ot commons are demanding that legisla • tion be enacted to ovorcome this Judg ment and Mr. Asquith has promised to announce the government's policy vxt week. The judgment has had the ef fect of reducing the number of labor candidates, thus avoiding three-cor nered contests invwhicli the liberals lost a dozen seats last January- •■, '" It is expected , the elections will be concluded by December IS. 'The bor oughs including London will poll be ween December 3 and 8; the district boroughs between December 7 and „ 17 and the counties between December 8 and 17. The peers in the coming elec tion will have an advantage not ac corded since the days of the "long par -llament." The resolution declaring In to bo an Infringement on the liberties of the commons for a peer or a prelate to concern himself -In the election of the members was not renewed at this parliament. '■'-, ■ The suffragettes . are well - provided • with funds for the election, but the public has lost curiosity In their ac tions. 4 STUDENTS HURLED FROM BALLOON; ONE BADLY HURT Sky Ship. Buffeted by Gale, Al- most Lands in Lake PROVIDENCE, 11. 1., Nov. 19.—1n a 65-mile gale which buffeted, theirisky ship around like a toy balloon, Pilot Leo Stevens of New York and the four Williams college students who ascend ed In the balloon Cleveland from North Adams this morning landed three hours and thirty-three minutes later on 1 the shore of a lake outside this city. * All the occupants were thrown out, and one, 11. P. Scharman of London. England, was rendered unconscious. He suffered Injuries to his back which it was feared might prove serious. ' v To prevent . landing In the , lake the men were obliged to throw overboard their superfluous clothing and every thing movable in the"* basket. Thus lightened, the bag kept afloat until the lake was crossed, when It came down on the shore with such force that (Scharman was hurled from the basket. With Scharman's weight gone, the balloon traveled some distance rapidly until it bounded against a wire fence and then struck a stone,wall. , . , In a straight line the distance from North Adams is about 110 miles. 3 irf the . party JSesldes Stevens and Scharman' were Kenneth Price of Chi cago and Robert Starrett and George Ernest of New York. .. DENY CHARGE OF GRAFT IN ANTI-RACING SCANDAL ■■'■ !•<• ■'■♦. '•*.'-, i :■ ■-. ' ■ 1 . •' NEW YORK, Nov. 19.—The Joint leg islative Investigating committee re sumed its hunt today after the truth in the raising of the $500,000 boodle fund and Its use In .alleged bribing, oft certain Albany' legislators' -to vote against the anti-race track bill. ~i ' Ex-senator Charles .R. Fuller and Senator IV. M. Carpenter of , West chester, whose names were mentioned ■ by Senator Travis in his story of the effort to bribe him with $100,000,5 as having been "approached," were on hand before the session opened. , Both testified they had never been-'- ap proached. , I , , Dr. Theodore Bailey of Albany,;' the next witness, : told how ho had been , ..died to examine >• Senator > Foelker. who j was 111, the day before : the anti raca track bill .waa passed. LOS ANGELES HERALD INDEX OF HERALD'S NEWS TODAY FORECAST - . For la>» Angeles and vicinity: Fair Hun day light west wind.- Maximum tempera ture yesterday, «8 degrees; minimum tem perature, 46 degrees. LOS ANGELES Dr. .1. It. Haynes tells about spread of Socialism in address at City club. Section 1, PA<3E 10 Consolidation commission has first meeting and J. A. Anderson Is elected chair man. Section 2, PAGE 12 Odd Fellows of Los Angeles receive cele brated '-Bundle of Sticks" which is sent to various lodges. Section 2, PAGE 12 Hotel engineer and grocer robbed of money and valuables by street bandits. Section 1, PAGE 1 Sheriff Hammel leaves for San Jose, where he will marry Miss Kittle MeKlernan. Section 1, PAOB 9 IT. S. C. ties Pomona' In fierce gridiron battle; score 8 to 9. Section 2, PAGE 3 Superintendent of building's apology ,Is scorned'after he tells woman she lies. . Section 1, PAGE 6 Policeman Pat Cos fatally Injured by fall from motorcycle while pursuing auto mobile speeders. Section 2, PAGE 7 Bishop Oldham of India guest of honor at annual banquet given by Los An geles Methodist Social Union. Section 1, PAGE 6 Minnie McKinley, Buffalo woman, re veals love that prompted her to use' ruse In search for "Billy" Dunn. Section 1. PAGE 1 Mrs. Louisa Brunner loses suit for divorce against former lottery king. Section 1, PAGE 6 Eight-year-old boy charged with robbing room In city Jail. Section 2, PAGE 7 Juvenile Improvement association wants school age raised to 16 years. Section 2, PAGE 7 Federation of Woman's club*, after ll* tening. to address on "Votes for Women," forgets annual election. Section 2, PAGE 7 Editorial and Letter Box. Section 2, PAGE 6 City brevities. Section 2. PAGE 6 Mining' and oil fields. Section 1, PAGE 11 Building permits. Section 3, PAGE 3 Society, clubs and music. Section. 3, PACES 8-10 Automobiles. Section 2, PAGES 1-2 Sports. , Section 2, PAGES 3-4 Real Estate. ' Section 3, PAGES 1-3 Classified advertising. Section 3, PAGES 4-10 Fraternal and secret orders. Section 3. PAGE 11 Theaters. Section 4, PAGES 1-2 Marriage licenses, births, deaths. Section 3, PAGE 4 SOUTH CALIFORNIA Five miners''entombed la burning tunnel near Doble. Section 1, PAGE 7 lying Beach city council takes steps to- J ward securing 6-cent fares on all car lines in city. Section 1, PAGE 7 Woman charges that Italian band wan "padded" in order to win contract to play for city. ' Section 1, PAQK 7 COAST Progressives agree on reform legislation plans. Section 1. PAGE 1 Graduated Income and Inheritance tax feat ures of taxation clause reported to Ari zona constitutional convention. *• Section 2, PAGE 2 Chief of police of Belllngham resigns, fol lowing criticism by mayor. . -. Section 2. PAGE 6 Convention of Western School Superintend ents defines a standard college. ; ,-■• Section 1, PAGE 3 EASTERN , Secretary Wilson gives aversion of high prices In address at opening of 17, S. land and* Irrigation exposition.-*"* * < Section 1. PAGE 2 Roosevelt visits White House, but finds president and all,members of family ab sent. | Section 2, PAGE 2 Four killed by premature! explosion during test of gun at navy proving station. | , Section 1. PAGE 3 Williams college students thrown from balloon. . Section 1. PAGE 1 Yale and Harvard struggle on gridiron • and tie at 0 to 0. Section 2. PAGE 4 Michigan defeats Minnesota at Ann Arbor, • to o.',- I Section 2. PAGE 3 Socialist Congressman Berger predicts class, war in United States. I » Section 1, PAGE 4 Hoxsey makes flight above clouds during snowstorm. Section 1. PAGE 4 Legislative commutes In New York re sumes Inquiry Into alleged bribery 'of officials. Section 1, PAGE 1 Congressman from Roosevelt's district at tacks "New Nationalism." Section 1, PAGE 6 Jersey City prosecutors annoyed by failure to have assailant, of. Mayor Gaynor brought to trial. . Section 2, PAGE 12 FOREIGN European papers say'Katherlne Klklns Is. i In Switzerland and. Abru«zl is courting her again. .. . Section 2, PAGE 5 Debate oil" "Padlock bill," governing new religious orders, is started in Spanish chamber of deputies. Section I, PAGE 3 Tolstoi, great genius of Russia, . dies , In rude hut in Icy wilderness. " •„„ \ Section 1. PAGE 1 England in throes of the fiercest political contest In many years. Section 1, PAGE 1 Mexican troops await opening of revolution scheduled for today. Section 1. TAGE 1 President Taft arrives at Guantanamo and Is welcomed by Cuban secretary of state. > . Section 1, PAGE 1 PRESIDENT TAFT ARRIVES AT FIRST PORT IN CUBA Representative of Gomez Wel ; r comes Executive \ _ . ' ■.**» GUANANTAMO, j Cuba, Nov. 19.— The first visit to Cuban soil of a pres ident of the United States was made today by President Taft, who arrived from Colon in the forenoon, Inspected the United States naval station here and departed hi the ,'afternoon for Hampton Roads" . Ine president arrived here at 11 o'clock this morning. As the cruisers steamed into the bay. the Tennessee leading with the blue flag of the pres ident at., her foremast, the guns of the cruiser Newark, stationed at the naval station,' boomed forth the salute of twenty-one guns. ■ As soon as. the cruisers dropped anchor in the bay the officers of the naval station went on board the Ten nessee and paid their, respects. The Cuban secretary of state, who had come frcnn , Havana to welcome the president in the name of President Gomez, also was received by Mr. Taft. .' After the reception on board ■" the Tennessee/ the ' president | and other members ". of his ' party " went ashore and made an inspection of the rifle range and other works of the station. Their stay ashore -was brief and the cruisers ' weighed * anchor Immediately on \ their * return,. aboard. They „ were under way at 3 o'clock this afternoon and headed », eastward -; for" the Wind i ward passage.;. ' ■__■ ;'■ SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 20, 1910. MEXICAN TROOPS, UNDER ARMS, WAIT SWEEP OF REVOLT Police Charge Meeting of Moder istas and Secure Plans for Today's Insurrection 170 SLAIN IN FIRST CLASH Conflict at Puebla Wages Three Hours and More Than 2000 Shots Are Fired REBELS CONTROL SANTA CRUZ MEXICO CITY, Nov. 20.—A special from Puebla to the Mexican Herald af ter midnight says that revolutionists made trouble for the authorities at Santa Cruz last night anil are In control. Santa Cruz Is between Mexico City and l'uebla. No details were given., (Associated Press) MEXICO CITY, Nov. 19.—Estimates of the number killed In the fight be-, tween soldiers and police on one and revolutionists on the other at Puebla continued today to be placed as high as 170. Dispatches from Pu ebla say it is certain that more than 100 were killed in the conflict. It was tn the early stages -of the fight that the daughter of Aqultes Cardan, whose house was the scene of the fight, shot down the chief pf police and from that time until the surrender probably 2000 shots were fired by both sides. The lj'ay lasted for three hours and a constant fire from the besieged and besiegers was kept up. Cerdan was killed while resisting ar rest in a tunnel where he had taken refuge. He fought to the last, firing at the officers as soon as they found his hiding place. According to late advices from Pu ebla there was no fear of further trou ble, as the troops were In control, al though it was said that many factory employes were still talking in a revo lutionary vein. The fighting was confined to the vi cinity of the Cerdan house, where many revolutionists had gathered to discuss plans for an uprising' sched uled for tomorrow ! and where many guns had been •■ concealed. Secret service men heard of th* fleeting and the authorities ordered a 'squad, of police-to. break It up. v.' -.-/".*'."-• SOLDIERS JOIN POLICE . When the officers approached . the house they met with resistance from the revolutionists, -who began to. fire from the windows and balconies.' Calls for reinforcements were sent to head quarters and later soldiers Joined the police. Many of the soldiers went to the tops of adjoining buildings, some to church towers, and from these points of van tage, poured a steady stream of bul lets Into the home of Cerdan. From within the dwelling the revolu tionists returned the shots. Those who fell under the fire of ) the besieged lay in the street until' the fray ended, which was only after the rebels had listed their ammunition. Upon a slackening of the fire from within the house the troops rushed it and cap tured some forty, survivors. <£ • ■ Not a pane of glass remained in the window frames of the house, the doors were riddled, and hundreds of bullets ■were embedded in the walls, while dead and wounded lay in the yard, rooms and halls. 7 • ' ATTACK ON BANK PLANNED Telegrams from VTorreon In North ern Mexico say four men were arrested today when the police broke up a. meet ing of Moderistas. Papers which are said to have revealed plans for an as sault upon a bank as the flrst move in ' the proposed insurrection were seized. i Notwithstanding prevalent rumors of a proposed uprising against the gov ernment tomorrow, the authorities ap pear to feel no uneasiness. Various regiments are tinder arms and will be ready for, service at a moment's no tice throughout Sunday. As a precautionary, measure the cus tomary Sunday bull fights have been prohibited. Speaking tonight of the situation here Gov. Vlllermo de Landa de Escandon of the federal district said: , .> ■ "There will be no uprising of the Mo deristas tomorrow. The government is fully prepared to meet any demonstra tion whatever and to crush it in Its ln ciplency. While we believe that the heralded twentieth of November will pass. quietly as did today, we also be lieve in being fully equipped and in readiness for, any unexpected events." I .— - REVOLT LEADER LEAVES U. S., RETURNS TO MEXICO America Said to Have Granted Extradition of Madero -.■ ' 4 LAREDO, Texas, Nov. 19.—Rumors that Francisco Madero, recently an aspirant for the presidency of Mexico, has left San Antonio were verified to night on 'what is considered unim peachable authority. It is said he ar rived at Cotulla, Texas, where he was Joined by - several companions and after securing horses and a guide pro ceeded to some voint in Mexico, In all probability his own lands in.the state of Coahulla. , ■ ••« • ■'- What the alleged move .of, Madero may mean is only a conjecture, but it may be the revolutionist party, of which he Is alleged to be a leader, contemplates carrying out an arrange ment to put into effect its fight against the Diaz administration. '■--'.' ■ •> 'From the same authority it is learned the Mexican government had made de mands upon the, United States for the extradition of: Madero, . charging him with sedition and an endeavor to In cite the revolutionlln Mexico. .It Is stated j the United States has granted .'(Continued on rage v Ten) ', What a Change Just a Few Years Make YOU i DONT J^ST*** rw»%]k ,'m l' 1^ V°rE FOI? :'^s^' f I » . - —— ' ■ '■■ I ' ■—■ —-ml The Old Way ' • i- — :==_ — -*ani , 7n pa's' YOU 'J^J^t-~~sg&^&Z^ KIND OFI-ECr'S- i/ \ , v^g^ /D£A3 YOU C^i%^--^zi£<;i^mz2& KINDOF t-ECrIS .0/ l|ltl :' [L-— si — — ; ; —; ——• ' 1 ■' ' ■ ■■*— =■*>tm-~—t —■■ BANDITS ROB TWO; BEAT ONE VICTIM Engineer Loses $40 and Diamond After Being Enticed to ■".-.■ft Eastside Lot Two daring robberies were commit ted" in Los Angeles last night, one in the heart of the downtown district and the other-ln the thickly pupulated dis trict at Eighth and Hoover streets. John Vallely, engineer at the Van Nuys hotel, was robbed of $40 and a diamond stick pin valued at $50, after being enticed to a vacant lot to aid a man who pretended -to be a cripple. Fred W. Beubler, proprietor of a gro cery at 852 South Hoover street, was robed of $40 and "beaten until almost unconscious. Vallely, who lives at 120 Winston street, was on his way home when ho saw two men walking across a vacant lot at Winston and Los Angeles streets. One was limping and leaning heavily on the shoulder of the other. As Vallely glanced In their direction one. of the men called him to. con\e and assist the sick man. The engineer ran to where they were, but stopped sud denly when the man who had been as sisting the other drew a revolver and ordered Vallely to bold tip his hands. Without losing any time the bandit searched Vallely, obtaining $40 and a diamond pin. He handed the money and pin to the supposedly crippled man and the latter ran. Still holding the weapon pointed at Vallely the flrst robber began backing In the direction taken by his partner, and when a short distance away turned and fled. ' -' ' Vallely attempted to follow the ban dits, but they evidently turned into Main street and disappeared in the crowds. The matter was reported to the detective bureau and an investiga tion was made, but no trace of the pair could be found. FOUR BANDITS ENTER STORE . Beubler was-beaten by a gang of four young bandits ' who entered his store at 7:30 o'clock last night. He was alone "when two young men entered and asked for candy. As he, turned to get it one seized him about the body, pinioning his arms. The second quickly opened the cash drawer and was'tak ing the money when Beubler began to call for help and struggle to free him self. This evidently alarmed the two .pthers who acted as "lookouts" and they ran Into the store. While two of ,them began gathering the money the others, turned their at tention to the grocer and every time he emitted a yell one of the bandits struck him on the face. They Anally knocked him down and ran. Beubler managed to reach the tele phone and notified the police station. He gave the detectives a good descrip tion of the robbers and then fell to the floor in a faint. He was taken to the receiving hospital, | where . the police surgeons stitched several lacerations and bandaged ■ Several contusions on the face and head. r Detectives searched the neighborhood but were unable to find a trace of the bandits. ■>.■ ■ /.' 2_ _ WANT TARIFF REDUCED . OTTAWA, Ont., Nov. 19.—Thousands of farmers throughout the west want the duties on agricultural Implements lowered so they can buy from Ameri can firms cheaper than they do'now. A. E. Meighln, conservative member of parliament for Portage la Prairie, has given notice he will move the fol lowing: • -.- .- •..!•.-- •:-.-.>" ; ."That in the opinion of the. house a substantial reduction in the Import du ties on agricultural Implements Is now due the agriculturists of I Canada and *ln Just accord with the true aims of , a protective tariff." , ' ''> 3sssSSw& And the New, _____ _J I STEAMER, MISSING 3 .*' "WEEKS, HELD IN ICE SKI.KIRK. Man., Nov. 19.—Part of the crew of the North Fish company steamer Wolverton. which has been missing In Lake Winnipeg; for three weeks, ar rived here today. The* boat 1-5 safe at Swampy harbor, 100 Allen north, sur rounded by Ire. About twenty passen gers and the , rest of the crew are aboard. They have an abundance of provisions. Itog trains will be sent after them., - ' REVEALS LOVE IN SEARCH FOR DUNN 'He Belongs to Me!' Cries Minnie McKinley. Who Used Ruse in Seeking Sweetheart There is no longer any' mystery as to who really wants to find "Billy Dunn. Miss Minnie McKinley, a music teacher In Buffalo, N. V., yesterday confessed to the Buffalo representative of The Herald that she sent to this paper the letter asking that Dunn -be found and urgeu to hurry to the bed side of a dying friend in Buffalo. ) Miss McKinley says she never was In Tucson*. Ariz., therefore it seems unlikely that the "Billy Dunn she seeks Is the man now at Sonora, Mex ico, at the head of the comksary de partment of the Southern Pacific and for years Identified with j that road. Miss McKinley's story follows: "I never lived in Tucson, Ariz. I was born in -*Barrle, Ontario, and went to a convent school there. Later I went to Toronto and studied music. After graduation I played and sang for so ciety, folks at entertainments. I am 28 years old. My father died years ago. I have one brother, Arthur Al bert McKinley, and my mother Is also living. I was not telling the . truth the other night when I said my brother was at home, j I do not know where he Is. :He ram away to sea from our home in Canada years ago.. : • ' • NO OTHER CAN ' HAVE ..HIM "I met Billy Dunn; who said he.was a railroad engineer and surveyor, a long time ago. I'm not telling where we met, but it was not in Arizona. We .became friends and I learned to love him. I love him now. He be longs to me and no other woman can have him. No, not if I have to trace him all over the world. "If you locate Billy tell him to re member the promise« he made to me Toronto on the afternoon of Wednes day, December,, 29,' 1909, in the park. Ho will understand. He is about, 35 years old. His people are wealth/ and have a fine home in Los Angeles. He told me so. . «* "Yes, Billy Dunn and I had met long before last June when I saw him in Toronto. I We are old friends. , I have l.c-i cine so lonesome for him that I paid for an advertisement In the Los Angeles Herald, hoping to 'find h'm. "I signed my brother's name because I was ashamed to let people know-I wanted Billy so-"badly.,, I must have him, and If they will j let me know where he Is I wilf go to him even to the end of the world." , ; , j Miss McKinley lives at 291 Potomac avenue,' Buffalo. She supports herself and mother by giving piano and vocal lessons. She is about 30 years of age. ,T « T •,-, /VMITI^C! . PAII.Y ■:<•. ON TRAINS Be. SINGLE COPIES : Sundays sc. on TRAINS 10* REFORM GUNS ARE LOADED FOR BEAR Progressives Agree on Plans but Do Not Agree on Flint's . Successor. (Special to The Herald) , SANTA BARBARA, Nov. 19.—The reform plans of the next session of the California legislature mapped out by Progressive senators in conference with , Governor-elect Johnson j and Lieutenant Governor-elect Wallace are now''ready for the fall of the gavel at Sacramento when the promised right against- the' Southern Pacific machine will open before the legislature. At the conclusion of the conference at the Hotel Potter late tonight it was declared that the following - items In the program had been decided upon: ■ An amendment to the direct primary law eliminating the district plan in favor of the idea of state- wide ex pression of a choice. » .A remedy for the cumbersome nomi nating petition. .- An anti-race track gambling law. . Effective railroad rate legislation. ' The matter of a successor to Senator Flint was not considered. ■That the Progressives consider the primary law faulty was stated by all the conferees, and they made it plain that one of their hottest fights will be centered on that subject when tho legislative mill begins to grind. It is also stated that there is .unanimity of opinion regarding the anti-gambling law and the rate legislation measure. Confusion resulting in the contest over the senatorship between Works and Spalding was one of the dominating reasons for the decision to attempt to amend the primary law. That there may be a split between Chairman Llssner of the state com mittee arid some of the holdover Pro gressives was hinted at, it being de clared that some of them will refuse to serve on the committee named by Chairman Llssner at the recent meet ing in San Francisco. The conferees gave out the following statement: "The informal gathering of a num ber of holdover senators and senators elect considered, merely in an advisory manner, the following general sub jects: "First—The matter of enacting prompt legislation • early in the com ing session to meet the emergency caused by the' passage of constitu tional amendment No. 1 was discussed. -"Second— Suggestions were made to so amend the rules of the senate as to lengthen the working hours of the same and to enable the routine bus iness to' he transacted rapidly and more efficiently. "Third —Various methods were dis cussed for amending the direct pri mary law to secure simplicity and a more direct reflection of the choice of the voters. "Fourth— matter of- devising means to elect and organize an able body of attaches with a view of di - creasing their number and securing more efficient services was carefully considered. . "Fifth—The details of the various matters of legislation set. forth In the party platform were discussed and the manner of carrying them through into proper legislative enactment. It was of course, the sense of those present that the pledges of the party platform should be carried out In their entirety. . L -i.-*?. _ "Sixth—The question of United States senatorship was. by unanimous agreement, not considered in any or its phases. The governor-elect and lieutenant governor-elect were present as the guests of Senator 1,. H. Rose berry to - meet the various senators and to Join In the general discusslou ' LIFE OF TOLSTOI ENDS, CLOUDED BY DISLIKE FOR WIFE Countess* Unforgiven and Un cared for. Smoothes Author's Pillow in His Last Hour EXPIRES IN RUDE QUARTERS Russia's Greatest Genius Passes Away at Lone Spot in Icy Wilderness (Associated Press) ASTAPOVA, Russia, Nov.. 20.—Count Leo Tolstoi died peacefully here this morning. Dr. Makovetsky and the other attending- physicians and Coun tess Tolstoi .were at his side when the end came. It was recognized long before that his case was hopeless, and at ."> o'clock in the morning, after the countess had been summoned and other members of the family had gathered in an ad- Joining room, the physicians issued a . bulletin announcing that the- activity of the heart had almost ceased and that Tolstoi's condition was extreme dangerous. Several of the physicians were great -- overcome by the approaching death of Russia's great writer. His heart beat its last apparently without a clear moment 'to enable him to say farewell or cast a forgiving look upon his wife and children. The countess all day was unceasing in her pitiful imploring of one doctor after another to gain entrance to the one-story humble, out-dwelling with two Windows facing the garden where Tolstoi lay. After the flrst cardiac' attack Dr. .Thtchurovsky promised lie would an nounce her presence to the count at a favorable opportunity. The second attack came Just after a two hours' sleep. The members of the family were hurriedly summoned.' . , The condition of the patient, how ever, was sec grave that he was put to sleep again by injections of mor phine as the only means of deferring the end. The family -were then admitted for a few minutes to the bedside. COUNTESS KEPT AWAY Another attack occurred about 3 o'clock and the family gathered again. The countess was with difficulty pre vailed upon to retire. . Later, when the end came, in addi tion to the countess, four sons and three daughters were present.' Tolstoi, accompanied only by Dr. Makovetsky. left his home at Yasnaya. I'nlUna, with the purpose of ending his days in solitude, t. which he more and more inclined in his later years. . His pilgrimage led to the monastery .at Shamardine in the province of Ka luga, where he remained as the guest of his sister Marie, who is a nun in the cloister. ' ■ Learning that his retreat had been discovered, he insisted on proceeding on his Journey to the Caucasus, where he hoped to pass his last days close to the Tolstoi colony on the shores of the Black sea, niEH IN RI'PK Rill-PINO But on the' railroad Journey lie wa i overcome with exhaustion and the cold and Dr. Makovetsky was com pelled to have him transferred to the Hag station at- Astapova, where he was made as comfortable as possible In tho rUde vtooden building. For five days he bad lain there suf fering flrst from bronchitis and later from inflamamtion of the lungs. Spe cialists were called from Moscow and. other places, but notwithstanding their utmost efforts the heart of the great Russian responded but feebly to re storatives and stimulants administered On Saturday the ! attacks of heart failure increased alarmingly and many hours prior to the end tho physicians had given up all hope. - Countess Tolstoi was admitted to the sick room for the flrst time last night, but her husband failed to recognize her. She had hastened to him when she learned several days ago that tits illness was serious, but the physicians,, had deemed it. advisable that she ho kept away from the count, fearing her presence might can-- the patient emo tion. „ 7 „ Other members of the family from time to time were admitted to tho presence of their father, and bis daugh ter Alexandra has been 111 constant at tendance. - Tolstoi suffered several serious at tacks of the heart yesterday., In the early morning hours these followed each other rapidly but were quickly re lieved. Between the first and second attack the members of the family were admitted to the bedside. Tolstoi's condition after each-attack . was what the attending physicians called "deceptively encouraging." EXPECTED THE END The patient slept for a little while, seemingly breathing more comfortably than - usual. Dr. Thtchurovsky and Dr. Usoff. nevertheless, In a statement to. Tolstoi's son, Michael, held out but slight hope and did not hesitate to predict a quick end under ordinary circumstances. ' During one of the heart attacks Tol stoi was alone with his eldest daughter Tatina. He suddenly clutched he - hand and drew her to him. He seemed to bo clucking, but was able to Whisper: "Now the end has come: that is all!"..': Tatina was greatly frightened. and tried to free herself so she might call tho doctor, but her father would not release her. She called loudly from where she was seated. The physician injected camphor, which had an al most immediate effect in relieving tha pressure, , " ... _-, Tolstoi soon raised his head and then drew himself up to a, sitting position. When he had recovered his breath bo . said: "There are millions of peoplo and many sufferers in the world. Why always anxious about me." , The-spread of Inflammation of. tho lungs had, been checked, but It was found necessary to.resort to powerful stimulants, frequently administered, to keep the heart going. no ' ri.vrr: WHS r»u licit | The heart action has been very bud, and late tonight an attack of eirdlae: failure, more severe than several dur- • (Continued on rage I lee)