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5 KING IS SHOT
31 FROM BEHIND
,
Murderer of Greece's
Ruler Is Educated
Anarchist Who Had
Personal Grudge
vi
. Salonikl. March 19 Alcko Schlnas,
murderer of King George I of Greece,
a, appears to have lived much aoroad
He returned to this city when It was
U occupied by the Greek army after the
surrender of the Turkish garrison.
v The premeditation of the regrcldc
n appears to be established by the fact
k , that Schlnna lurked In hiding n
J I rushed out when hia ro al ietim whs
only six feet from his hiding plac.
and fired point blank tnio the back of
i the king. The shooting occurred only
VJ a fow yards from police headquarteru
Lieutenant Colonel Franeoudls, the
king's aide-de-camp,' who was walking
beside his royal master, Immediately
drew hlB revolver, Schlnas turned
and fired at the aldo-de-camp, but the
Jshot went wild.
Two Cretan military policemen who
were acting as an escori to the klnp.
dashed at Schlnas and pinioned his
arms before he could fire ana In
NWhen Francoudl9 6aw that th hb
BaRsin had been arrested he turned to
King George, who he aupposed had
i escaped uninjured and was horrified
J to find his majest stretched on the
roadway
Francoudis raised the stricken mon
arch's head from the pavemenL but
the kinp; wa6 already unconscious and
he never spoke again
Soldiers who had been summoned
by the shots lifted the king from the
ground and carried him to a hospital
He expired on the way without recov
ering consciousness.
When questioned by the police Sehi
I i nas replied :
'Yon have courts I will speak
H E there "
Pressed to say who he wa9 and
what was the motive of his crime, he
(Li , rr plied
s "Take me to the police station ao
that the crowd shall not maltreat me
I I will speak there
On reaching the police station he
cave his name and a few particulars
A about himself.
I GREEKS CAMP!
IN STREETS
!
Members of New York
Colony Eagerly Await
News of Assassination
New York, Mar. 19 The Greek
colony of New York, largely depleted
J by patriots who left here last fall to
fight for their country, were so eager
to learn details of the assassination
of King George that several hundred
of its members practieallv camped
ont on Park Row during the night to
rselze on each fresh edition of the
newspapers At an early hour today
no official word of the assassination
had been received here other than
0H that quoted In the newspapers.
Jj Demetrlos N. Botassl. who has been '
J consul general of the Greeks in New
York for thirty -five years and who
. I owes his continual re-appointment to
I King George the Atlantis, the Greek
JH daily newspaper In New York and
W leaders of the eolonv In church and
fl business were unanimous In the ex
pression of a deep-felt jrrief over the
H loss of the much beloved and respect
ed monarch, who for halt' a century
has been head of the Helllniam
Ai the samo time there was re
I Joicing that the affairs of Greece pass
into such competent hands as those
of -Crown Prince Constantine. who
for months past has been receiving
many tributes from Greeks in Amer
i0 lea OnK last Sunday there was a
celebration here hv the Greeks In
which a handsome sword which hud
SJI been purchased by popular subscrip
ts tlon at a cost of $2000 was blessed
lit and dedicated to the crown prince In
i recognition of the victories he had
J,' won over the Turks
The Atlantis predicts that Princ
Constantine will In all probability be
proclaimed king as Constantine XI
( ODStantine XT the last emneror of
the Rysantlne empire, having been
slain in 14r.r. in Constantinople at the
taking of ( onstantinople M the
Kfl Ceneral Gulseppe Gar'baldi. son of
dared that Constantine was likely to
make a much more popular monarch
00 ti'.-in Kinj deorge, but he did not bp-
li i'c th:ii th assassination was ro-
suit of ,'inv political rnoement
j'
HAD PLANNED
V TO ABDICATE
Copenhagen, Denmark. Mar. 19.
sl The late King George of Greece had
ntendej to abdicate the throne and
live the quiet lite of a retired gen
tleman after the conclusion of peace
.according to a letter from him receiv.
ed here today. The recipient is
naval officer who was an Intimate
i friend of the murdered ruler In (ho
letter King George expressed his jov
at the success of the Greek armies
and at the rapid and efficient reor
ganization of the '.refk defensive
fcrcrs. He told of his satisfaction at
ihc nation's display of confidence In
i rown prince Constantine after bis
; recent achievements and said he often
I had been inclined to abdicate but
would not do so durlni; the country's
unprosperous period
The letter concluded h saing that
.Tier peace has brn restored and the
jubilee of his reicn celebrated, th.
iking would leave the throne to bis
in. He Intended to live in Denmark
b,n would spend two month- or i at
year in Paris
Detore settling down howcer. His
Majesty wished to make a toui of the
world and particularly desired to see
America and to visit the Panama ca- j
nal.
INDIGNATION
IS EXPRESSED
London, Mar. 19 Expression of in
tense Indignation over the assassina
tion of King George of Greece and
deep snipath; for the royal family
I and people of Greece is clven freely'
bj all the London morning newspa
pers toda and all In a similar strum
'He gave himself heart and soul to
the cause of Creece In good days and
evil. for fifty arduous, eventful
years, " says the Times, in tribute to
the kinc 'and he has gone when she
Is repeating the harvest he bad
sown "
Kinp George left Greece far richer
in fame, honor and power than he
found her Jiid he has lequeatbed to
her service sons who have already
proved their worth and an heir who
will fill his place with inherited
courage and tenacity! says the Dail;
Express.
'Within a few weeks." adds the
Daily Graphic, the whole of the Hel
lenic world would have acclaimed
King George as the creator of the
greater Greece which for centuries
has heen the nolden dream of East
ern Christ landom "
The MoriiinK Post expresses con f i -derce
that the qualities of bravery
and patience which have been display
ed during the war by Greece will be
faither revealed during the cniiial
moments occasioned by the assassin's
crime "
King Georges long reign 'was a
slow climb up hill checkered with
many reverses. " says the Daily Chron
icle, adding if It be fortunate to
die at the height of success, he died
foi lunately "
The other newspapers similarly
point out that the king has been
struck down at a moment when
Greece stands higher in the estima
tion of Europe than for many ears
SCHINAS WELL EDUCATED
New York. March 19 Aleko Schi
nas. the assassin of King George of
Greece, was a man of education and
a confirmed anarchist according to
information obtained by Botassi. the
Greek consul in this city
The man nursed a grudge against
the king. Botassl was tukl today by i
Greeks in this city, who knew Schl- ;
oas well, because the government had i
closed a school or anarchism which i
Schinas had established a olo, the
chief city of Thessaly. Schlnas was
torn In Nolo.
"Schinas, 1 have been told by coun
trynieo. who knew him well, was a
much more Intelligent type ol man
than is indicated by tbe news dls
pati !v- said the consul. The man
was well educated, u confirmed an
archist and an atheist."
QUEEN MOTHER RECOVERS
London. March 19. Queen Mother
Alexandra, slater of the murdered
king of Greece, has recovered trom i
the first shot k of her brother's trag
lc d'aib and is giving personal atten
tlon to the flood of sympathetic mes
sages received from all parts of the
w orld
King George of England Joined ber
early today and remained with bi i
until afternoon
lrin B Laughlin. charge d'affaires
dl the I'nited States embassy and oth
er members of the diplomats corps in
London left cards of condolence at
Marlborough bouse Buckingham pal
ace and the Greek legation
QUEEN OLGA PROSTRATED
Athens March 19. Queen Olgs ol
(", reece was too prostrated by the
news of the late of her husband to
sail for Salonikl last ulght. but she
left todav When her sons, Prince
George and Prlnee Andre communi
cated 'he news of the tragedy to her
she fell fainting In their arms and re
covered only to 6woou again This
happened several limes and physi
clans were called to quiet her
All the princes and princesses of
the royal family accompanied their
mother to Salonikl
State mourning has been ordered
for a period of six months and court
mourning for a year The whole
Greek capital Is draped with mourn
ing Gn public and other buildings
the national flag flies at half maal
and is draped with crepe. The bells
(Continued on Page Eight i
1 1 Selling Events Begin Tomorrow Announce
0i ments Are Made Today In the
jS Evening Newspaper
P The newspaper published in the
afternoon is full of new news of
i first reports of ever.-.c with nil
that implies ol sharp-eye lntorea'.
tt 1 This advertising In an evening pa-
j j - i ' V . .i u1 in
terwoven with the llvol of llv
reading matter, and Itself partakes
of that quality. And rally it I
quite important to print the first
1 Important selling event a of all
I accident or of u political happen
i ing
JINX HOUSE
DESTROYED
Series of Fatalities
Ends With Death of
Three in Fire
Chicago, March P. I The tragic
existence of the ' house of death" at
'SSoD W ent worth avenue closed earl
today with Its destruction by an in
cendiarj lire In whloh three lives
ujre losi Frank Pustella and his
brother-in-law, Jos. Cavelleri, escaped
with severe burns i Jumping from a
second story window, but Mrs. Pus
tella and her daughters, aged ?. and
f years, were overcome by smoke as
they reached a window mid perished
in the flames.
The house gained Its name because
of the fatalities which have occurred
Within It during the last ten years
A d'i-;idi-' ,rjn l.i. nil W erner opened a
meat market in the place Within a
short time his entire family died and
Werner Committed suicide Werner's
Clerk, Fred Kuns, took the market but
shortly afterward his little daughter
was scalded to death in a pickling
vat and a week after this accident
Kunz was found dead under mysteri
ous circumstances The next tenant
was a man named Sirauss. who was
murdered in the house A few weeks
alter that an Italian crawled under
the porch of the place and commit
ted suicide.
TROOPS ARE
MOBILIZING
Large Force of Fede
rals Entrenched Oppo
site Guayamas Many
Americans atEmpalme
Nogalea, An,.. March 10 One
thousand federals are entrenched at
Bmpalme, opposite Guayamas. while
state troops are mobilizing In strong
forces at Ortiz, a few miles to the
north on tbe Sonora railway, report
refugees arriving lu-rc today
The United States cruiser Colorado
remains in Guayamas harbor. Its com
mander having forbidden, it is said,
any bombardment of Bmpalme, w her?
a large American colony is located.
The state troops at Ortiz have no
artillery suited for bombardment
All is reported as quiet at Hermo
slllo the capital of the insurgent
state.
Ojeda's Plight Is Serious.
Naco. Ariz March 19 Ojeda's fed
erals, trapped by state troops around
Naco. continue destruction of the rail
ways tb the south, thus presenting
the arrival of Cabreal's group of state
troops Ojeda's plight proved still
more serious today when it was made
known that 216 of his men are held
by United States troops here OJeda
had less than 500 when he defeated
the state troops Inst week.
Antonio Rojas the former Orozco
general is reported with 400 men near
Cum pas, 100 miles south of this point
His position in the revolt is doubtful
and resenting his intrusion from Chi
huahua state, slate troops are on the
way to drive them back.
Smelter Must Close
Tucson Ariz. March 19 The smel
ter at Cananea, Sonora. must close
down within a week, says Dr L IV
Ricketts. genera manager of the Can
anea Consolidated Copper companj
Employes Randolph, general manager
of the Southern Pacific of Mexico re
ceived this notification today.
"Dr. Ricketts said that continued
cutting of the railway by state troops
had made Impossible any movement
of fuel to the big plant which em
ploys 4,600 men
City Off icia lc Arrested
Monterey, Me. , March 19 The
mayor of Monterey. Zambrano. and
two city officials Manuel Amaya and
Alfredo Perez, were arrested today
on n charge of rebellion and sent by
special train to Mexico City by or- '
der of the district Judge
oo
PRESIDENTS VIEW
CAUSES COMMENT
,
Washington. March 19 - President
Wilson's statement of the adminlstra-
I tlon's toward American bankers par
ticipatinc In the Chinese loans am)
foreign loans generally has attracted
widespread comment and discussion
In official and diplomatic circles
FollowiiiK closely upon the state
ment came intimations that the oo-
i gotlatlons may now proceed as a fiv.
power affair without the American
group
It Is pointed out today that the
bankerp may now be Counting on the
moral support of their governments
to continue to press Provisional Pres
ident Yuan Shi Kal to make the loan
but thore are also some Indications
of discord found in the Conflicting
j claims of the vurlous nationalities for
i predominating Influence jn tnr ar,
polntment of ndminlsrrfitors of the
loan and for itH expenditure.
oo .
ILLINOIS CASE
IS JMSCUSSED
j WashlnRlon. March 19 With the
i ratification of onh ihrop states re
malnlng to ln6ure the adoption of a
V
constitution;! i amendment for the di i
reci election Ol senators, speculation
was heard at th- capitol today in re
gard to the effeel of the adoption of
the amendment on the senatorial con
tes tfl In Illinois Two senatorial va
cancies exist in Illinois, but the leg
islature has been deadlocked mans
weeks.
oo
CONN S COMPANION
INDICTED BY JURY
San Francisco. Cal Man h 19 Mrs.
Catherine Pope, alias '-'Kitty," under
arrest in Detroit in connection with
the operations of Owen D I'onn. ihe
"hundred thousand dollar burglar 1 I
held in i his en J . was indi led as ,ili ;
accessory in Conns alleged crimes
late last nighl by the grand jury ,
detective started for Detroit todaj
with requisition papers for her return. !
nri. . .
TWO BANDITS
SENTENCED
Leaders of the Chicago
Auto Gang Given In
determinate Terms
Chicago, Mnr 19 Robert Webb
and Thomas Burke, two leaders of
ttte auto bandits who terrorized this
City during the winter pleaded fciillt
to burglary today and were ordered
to prison under the Indeterminate
sentence law-, which imposes a mini
mum of one year and a maximum of1
twenty-one.
Webb is alleged to have killed Ho-'
tectlve Peter Man. but States Ufor
npy Hoyne was disinclined to press
this charge. Me said Webb never
had a chance his mother went ln-
ne and his father was a dipsoman
iac Webb will be tried later on a charge
of murdering Detective Peter Hart,
whom he is alleged to have shot while
evading arrest.
Webb and Burke havlne pleaded I
guilty to the burglary charge. lames
Perry the reputed "brains ' of the
auto bandits, went to trial on a
( barge of highway robber Five oth
er alleged bandits will be tried In
rotation.
oo
SUICIDE IS
IDENTIFIED
Body Found in Sleep
ing Car Is That of
James C. Jordan
Chicago, March 19 - The identity of
the man who committed BUicide In a
sleeping car here esterday was es
tablished at the Inquest todaj when
Lillian Ionian. 14 years of age. testi
fied that the suicide was her Stepfa
ther, James C Jordan, a farmer of
Whittier, Cal He was never an at
torney in San Francisco, she said
Ionian's wife preceded him here
to obtain medical attention. She was
unable to attend the Inquest
Jordan disappeared from San Fran
cisco in July, 1911. after having gone
for a sail in the Raccoon straits it
was at first believed that he had been
drowned, but later n was iD t'-ruiiii, 1
that he had left because of financial
difficulties and also because ol an in
vestigation as to the manner in whit i
Philip Green Dood. to whom he was
financially obligated, met death. Dodd
was shot and killed III bis office and
It was said Jordan was present at the
time It was believed that he Btaged
the ' drowning" as a ruse to slop die
in estimation
ju
MINERS GLAD TO
LEAVE CHICAGO
Chicago. Mar. 19 James Tak, one
oi the government witnesses In the
Case charging A C Prost and four
others with Alaska coal land frauds
taid he was "dura glad to get out of
I hip burg," today when Judge Landts
excused him
Tak, a Klondyke miner expressed
his desire to get back to California j
w ith such profound sincerity that a I
titter went round the court room
Charles S. Hubbell, a former no -
rnment employe who surveyed t In
lands involved in the case, testified
the lands showed no trace of mineral !
oilier than coal j
MINERS ESCAPE
FIRE IN MINE
Bochum, Germany. Man li 19. A
fire broke oul early todaj in the Pn
ident colleries near here. The tire
started In close to the main shaft
and spread rapidly.
Rescuers made several efforts to
! penetrate the galleries but after work
ing lor several hours Were able to
advance only a short distance.
Late In the day all tbo miners
working In the galleries were brought
! out alive and unhurt.
m i
, BILL PROVIDES FOR
ILLINOIS COMMISSION
Springfield, Ills. Mar 19, a bill
creating a commission consisting of
'the governor and seven others, io be
appointed by the governoi as the Hi.
nols commission to the Panama-Pat
fi exposition al San Francisco in
1915 was introduced In the senate t,,
Idav and referred to ihe appropria
tions committee. An appropriation of
$.-,i(,inftn is provided for an Illiien
building and expenses of the committer.
BRYAN BACK
IN LINCOLN
New Secretary of
State Guest of Honor
at Birthday Banquet
Tonight
Lincoln. Neb.. March 19. In mark
ed contrast to the triumphal entries
he has been accorded as a private clt-!
i.en. Secretary' of State Bryan arriv- 1
ed at Lincoln this morning and Was
met ;.t the station by reception com !
mitteet; from the state legislature and'
Hie local Bryan club, under whose au-
i s the annual Bryan birthday din-1
ner is to be given tonight.
Mr. Bryan was accompanied by Mr
Bryan, bis daughter. Mrs. Ruth Bry
an Owen and Governor Dunne of Illi
nois They were taken in automobiles
to a local hotel, where Mr. Bryan
held an informal reception
Governor Hodges of Kansas, who
had arrived on an earli' i ir;iin. was
already at the hotel with his party
and greeted Mr Bryan on bis arri
val. With Governor Hodges was a
party of state officials who will par
ticipaie in the banquet tonight
Relative to President Wilson's suite.
ment on the I blnese loan. Mr Bryan
said
'The president s statement on the
Chinese loan situation covers the
w hole ground and I am sure that it
will be approved by the country It!
Is n.ot merely a negative refusal to i
renew the reo.ue.xt made by the last
administration, but a positive declara
tion of the president's desire to assist
I bins and our own business interests
in every legitimate wa
' It can hardly be doubted that Chi
na will be pleased with the presi
dent's ;ithiiude and the business men
of the I nited Stales will bo benefit
ed by Hie friendly feeling which the
president s statement is sure to arouse
among the Chinese."
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BLONDE ESKIMOS
CONVERTED
Dawson. Y T., Mar, 1 9 --Christian -Ity
has been carried to the blonde
Eskimos.
Amoii- this northermost and re
motest of the white peoples, whose
existence, even, was unknown to the
civilized world until reported by the
evpnr-r Vllhjahiiar Stel'annnen. a
year aco the Rev Fry, a missionary
of the church of England, is now at
work. The fact is reported by Ser
geant Dempster of the Canadian
North West .Mounted policemen who
returned yesterday from Herscbel lsl I
and
Sergeant Dempster relates that the
missionary left for Lambert last sum
mer. His news is the first brought
lioni the Arctic since then
CRUISERS
TO MEXICO
Navy Department Ap
proves Movement of
Ships to West Coast
Washington, March 19 At the ln
stanec id Admiral Sontheiiand, com- .
mandlug the Pacific fleet, who has
been watching from Guayamas condi
tions on the west coast of Mexico
the navy department has approved his
i ec oin m enda tion that the cruisers Cal
ifornia and Maryland be sent to that
coast They are now at San Fran
cisco. Admiral Southerland. who Is aboard
the flagship Colorado, found i,lml a
number of American citizens who had
been disturbed by the revolutionary
troubles in Sonora are drifting down
to the coast towns.
Lower California is reported tran
quil today, the new governor. Brig
adier General Miguel Gomez, having
arrived Monday at ESnsenada and as
sumed office.
i'Megraphic communication has
been re-established between Monte
rej and the United States via Laredo.
FRAUDS IN HAIR
TOTAL MILLION
Me York. Mar PC Phillip Musico.
I sought with his father Antonio, in
connection with invoice frauds on
(shipments of hair, has heen raptured
in New Orleans, according to an
nouncements made today by deiec.
lives for the American Bankers a
i 'oclatlon.
The hair Importing business of An
tonio Musics and bis son Phillip was
! thrown Into bankruptcy bj creditors
j today
Frauds alleged against the father
and son are estimated to aggregate
a million dollars.
ihe father Antonio was also sr-re.-ied
with two sous, Leorge and Al
bert, according to reports received
b ire Antonio and Phillip were In
dicted by the grand jury here yesterday
EUROPEAN POWERS
TO MAKE DEMAND
Cologne, Geruanv, March 19 -The
European powers are preparing to de
in uid from the Balkan allies a speedy
I termination oi hostilities In European
Tinker according to an Inspired dis-
I natch from Berlin to the Cologne Gazette.
'CATTLE CONTRACTS ARRANGED.
El Paso. March 19 Contracts al
I ready are being written b Mexican
cattle raisers, designed to absorb any
I
decrease In tariff rates that the Bpe;
dal session of congress man make,
in this distric t, according io W W , I
Boggell of Maria, Tex . who Is here
attending the 1Vas Cattle Kaisers'
annual convention
Marfa Is the county seat of Presid
io, one of the big Texas border coun
ties .ludKe Boggel said Mexican cat
tlemen are stipulating in their con
tracts thai ii the United States on
gresB reduces the (aritT the price paid
them for cattle urns' Ii" in reased pro
port ionalely
SIMMONS OUTLINES PLAN.
Washington Mar. 19. Senator
Simmons outlined to the r sident to.
da his plans tor handling the tarifl
bill In the senate The senator de- !
dared thai In order to deal with tie
tarifl expeditiously, close touch must
be kept with the sarious committees,
of the house and senate
CONFERENCE
ON TARIFF
Congressional Adjust
er's Favor Quick Re
vision Acceptable to
Democratic Leaders
Washington, Mar 19. Quick tariff
revision along lines acceptable to the
Democratic leaders of both houses of
congress was ihe object of a confer
ence called for todu between the
rankinc tariff revisionists of the
house ami senate
The conference marking the com
pletion of the tariff revision bill In all
essentia) particulars bj 'he house
ways and means committee was de
, signed as n move to et tocether on
common ground and to smooth the
ways for the launching of the first
Democratic tariff in man years un
der a polio ot swift, harmonious ac
tion Senator Simmons of North Carolina,
chairman of the senate finance com
mittee and Senators Stone. John
, Sharp Williams and Smith of i.eoria.
constituted the -enate sub-committee
for the conference with Chairman
j Underwood and some of his colleagues
of the ways and means committee-, the
senators going to the house side in
accordance with the tradition incident
to the revenue-originating functions
of the house.
UNDERSTANDING ,S REACHED
Washington. March 19. A confer
ence later between Senator Simons.
Hoke Smith. Williams, Hughes and
Chairman Underwood and other m id
bers of the house ways and means
committee resulted In the general un
derstanding that tariff ates will be
thoroughly considered jointly by the
house and senate committees and
President W ilson before the tariff re
vision actually begins in the house
The four senators, nil members oi
the finance committee, looked up a
number of contested questions con
cerning tariff rates today but no ef
fort to compromise differences and
reach definite conclusions were made
It was Is planned to have a number
of couferences between the two
houses beginning In about ten days,
when the tariff bills will be consid
ered in detail.
oo
WOOL TARIFF TO
BE 15 PER CENT
Washington, March 18, The tariff
revision bill now is virtually in shape
for submission to the Democratic ran- j
cus of the house, though si ill subject !
to a smoothing out process The I
Democratic majority of the house
committee on ways and means voted
today to make raw wool dutiable at i
l.'i per cent ad valorem, with BUbStan j
tlal reductions In th present rates
on manufactures of wool, much along
the lines of the previous Democratic
wool measures of the last congress.
This victpry of the protectionists
over the free raw wool advocates was
the culmination of lively contest
in (oinniittee The present law im
poses a duly of 11 cents a pound on
raw wool, which the house bill of the
last ( ongress would have changed to
SJl ad valorem of L'O per cent a reduc-
lion figured to represent approximate
ly a cut from 47 to 20 per cent ad
valorem.
In the committee today meats' were
put on the free list as they were in
the bouse bill of the last cougress
and cattle were left on the dutiable
Hal
V Sentiment lor a single tariff bill
I instead of a schedule by schedule re
I vision, developed today among Dem
(ii raiie leaders at the capitol If this
, idea Is adopted by the coming Dein
ocratic caucus of the house, the pend
ing larlfl revision bids fair to ,o
down into history as the Underwood
tariff of 19i:i.
Senator Simmons of North Carolina
as chairman of the senate committee
! in finance, conferred today with Kep
' resentative Underwood, chairman of
I the ways and means committee
As a result n senate sub-committee
headed by Senator Simmons, and a
house subcommittee, beaded by Rep
rcscmalive Underwood will have a
general conference on the tariff to
morrow to bring about a plan for iu
surlng harmonious action between
the i wo houses so as to fac ilitate tariff
revision legislation and end tbe extra
session of congress much sooner than
has been contemplated.
The ways and means committee
Democrats will meet acain Thursday
wnen B subcommittee will report on
the administrative sections of tbe tar
iff.
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The lack of a broad demand for the
fine sheer cotton goods that require
the loncest staple cotton is lessening
the value of such OOtton in the raw
state and forcing mills to manufac
ture coarser fabrics
1
COMPETITOR I
TESTIFIES I
Dunkle of Omaha, I
Tells of His Success
Against Internationa)
Company
Omaha, Neb., March 19. Testimony
In defense i the International Har- I
vaster company to the anti-trust suit IHI
or the government varied In character j
loday competitors Of the defendant,
dealers and farmers being placed on
the stand
Christopher Dunkle of Omaha, the
manager ol the N'ebra i;i Moline PJow
company, i competitor of the Inter
national in farm implements other
than harvesting machinery, testified '
that the compel it ion In all lines had
been active and normal and that tho
field has been open for the introduc
tion of new lines of binders for sev
i ral years of his experience i com
pany, he said, was putting out a full H
line of harvesting machiner) this year. 1
, lli success thus far has been satis
factory, he having made 126 con
tracts with dealers for cairyinc the
new binders within a month He said
his company also has taken on several
I other new lines hjLi
fin cross examination Mr Dunkle f
t-stitied he knew of no particular rea
rn tor bis company taking on a har
I vesting implement line at this time I
I and c ould not say whether it result- 1
ed from the government's suit against j'
the International Harvester companv
II. estimated the defendant had been l
' doing 75 per cent of the binder busl
I ness in his territory.
MILLION IN I
HAIR FRAUDS I
Members of Musica
Family Under Arrest
in New Orleans B
New Orleans, Mar. 19 Charged I
with defrauding banks in this coun
r and Europe of approximately a
i million dollars. Antonio Musica of
e York and his three sons, George,
Irthur and Phillip were arrested on
the Bteamer Heredla today
Two daughters of the elder Musica.
Ionise and Grace, also were detained.
The partv was taken Into eustodv just
before the departure of the Heredia
for Colon. W hen searched at the po- j
lice headquarters $50,000 were taken
from Arthur Musica and about $10,. f
000 more from other members of the j
The Muslcas carried with them nine j
pieces of baggage which the police j
hauled to headquarters It Is be- if
lieved that much more money and '
valuable papers will be recovered j
when their trunks are opened j
The party will be taken back to r
New York at once Ll
Antonio Musica Is nearly 70 years j M
od Phillip about 80 For years they M
had been importers of cheese; in 1910 i
the government charged them with j
underwelghing frauds and Phillip. M
si I'-ldiug his father pleaded juilltv and I
was sentenced to a year's imprison- j
menl Shortly afterward his sentence
v.. i- commuted l". President Taft and. j
returning to New York, he again lie- j
cume associated with his father in I M
Hair goods now became their spe- M
cialty and banks for months nego- M
tiated their paper until the recent j
repudiation of a draft, the attach- :
m nt of tiieir property, charges of j
Criminal manipulation of invoices In
solving hundreds of thousands, then ij
flight of the entire family, including Ij
two daughters, J
Notice of the dissolution of Mitchell
and company was posted todaj on the
Btock exchange. It was said that the ,
dissolution whs forced by the gover- J
nors of the exchange because the Hi in
manipulated on tbe outside market
the stock of the I'nited Stales Hair
company, recently organized in the ,-
SUBWAY DEAL I
COMPLETED I
New York Citv Closes
Contract With Street
Railway Companies
New York, March 19 The city to fl
day entered into an agreement with
its two principal street rallwav com- I'il
panics for the operation of a new r
$300,000.0011 subway system, now un- B:
der construction 1
Contracts signed by the public ser ,j
vice commission and the companies
providi for the operation of subwlys I
under the so-called "dual system." the
citv and the traction companies unit- Bl
Inc In contributing to the cost of con- I 'PH
stru'-tion; the railways will operat? I
the new lines and the city will shar I.H
in the profits or operation abo.e a QH
i c rtain percentage
The signing Ol the final acreemeu:-
today marked the end of four years
of negotiations. BlH
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An ounce of done g worth than a
ton or going to du

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