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J. $. SUPREME COURT DISMISSES CHARGE AGAINST UNITED MACHINERY FIRM. UPHOLD LOWER COURT RULING High Tribunal Held That It la Net Liberty to Past on Indictment In Cage, but Muat Accept Interprets tien ef Court Below. Washington, Feb. 4. Tli unit of the "Untied States against the I'nlted Shoo Machinery company wtia disn.iif.sed by the 1'nlted States Supreme court, which held that thn combination charged against Sydney Winslow and other officers was not In violation of the Sherman anti-truat law. No Restraint of Trade. The Supremo court held It Is not at liberty to pans on the Indictments In the cane, but must accept tlu Interpre tation of the court below. Accepting this Interpretation, the Supremo court held that the combination of three companies which tlid nat crmiete with one another could not produce re straint of competition. Werger of Companies Charged. ' It was charged that the shoe ma chinery corporation took over tho busl. neiw of tho Consolidated and McKay lasting Machine company, rranufac turing 70 per cent, of :;11 heyling ma chines and SO per cent, of nil metallic fastening machines, and of the flood year Shoe Machinery company, nimu facturlng SO per cent, of all i!-.? welt vewing and outsole stitching machines. The government alleged that this put about 80 per cent, of tho business of manufacturing shoe machinery Into one concern and that that being an "undue proporiion" of the trade was a violation of the law. It did not claim that there had beon unfair competi tion, as in tho Standard Oil and to bacco caEes. t Defense of the Company. The Shoe Machinery ofPclsIs de dared the Supreme court could not re view the action of the Massachusetts courts because the criminal appeal act was repealed by not being includ ed In the judicial code of 1912. and also claimed that the organization of the corporation was a normal trade de velopment. They further urged that tho groups consolidated into the cor poraton were non-competing and that the leasing system waa justified by the patent laws. Court Adjourns Until Feb. 34. The Supreme court took a recess until Monday. February 24, without announcing any decision In the slate rate cases or the Intarmounta'n rata rase. TO QUIZ W. ROCKEFELLER Chairman Pujo ef Meney Trust In vestigation Committee Announces Taking of Testimony Friday. Washington, Feb. 4. Chairman Pujo of the money trust investigating committee announced that tentative arrangements have been made for the taking of the testimony of William Rockefeller at Jekyll Island on Fri day. The only obstacle In the way of quizzing the millionaire on F'rtday is an engagement which Rockefeller's v JAt '1 William Rockefeller. counsel, John A. Garver of New York, has for that day. If Graver can ar range to cancel tbe engagement Pujo and Untcrmtyer will go to Jckyl Is land on Friday and there at 1 1 o'clock hear the millionaire. The length of the examination will depend on Rock efeller's physical condition. KING OF LAUGHTER HERE Professor Henri Bergton Arrive is the United State te Deliver a Series of Lectures. Ne York. Feb. 4. Prof. Henri Unrgson, tbe French philosopher, u ho -wrote !i0u pagea about laughter u-jd what it means, has arrived here or. the steamship Carmsnia for a series f lectur at Columbia, Harvard and Princeton universities. He expects to remain In this country only four week. His lecture will deal with philosophical subjects. Standard Oil Declare D.videno. New York, Feb. 4 The Standard (Ml company tf New Jerary declared dividend of 41 a share payable Feb ruary lb, to stockholders ef Record fcbriutry T. 73 A J1W i I THREATEN TO REBEL WITH NO HOPE OP PEACE, TURK I3H TROOPS ARE IN DAN GEROUS MOOD. ALL IS READY FOR BATTLE Unlets Ottoman Force at Adrianople Surrender to the Balkan Allies the Attack on Besieged Fortress Will Be Resumed. Uindoii, Feb. 4. Indirection In the Turkish army is imminent as the last hours of the four-day armistice draw to close. The prospect of an agree ment between Turkey and her foee la exceedingly dim, and the future of the Ottoman army appears altogether depressing. At seven In the evening, unless Turkey surrenders. firin(-r will oe.Klu again. No hope Is expressed lhat the powers will bo able to ar range an elevonth-huur compromise, blnce their attitude Indicates that they have exhausted every resource. Turkey has decided to assume tan defensive and to let the allied forces of Bulgaria, Greece. Montenegro and Servla fire tho first shot. The Inner strife which Jeopardizes tho colidari- of the Turkish army was occasioned by the assassination of Na,:im Palisa, commander In chief and the Idol of the soldiery. Young Turk Leader Repulsed. Enver Hey. the Young Turk leader, who took such a prominent ptrt In re cent events in the capital, went in an automobile to the headquarters of the army at Hademkoui In order to win I he support of tho troops, but tho sol diery forcibly prevented him from alighting. It Is regarded now as too late to etop the Insurrection In the ranks. The Kurdish cavalry stationed in h! Asiatic section of Constantinople .ird In the great Seliinye barracks, made a formal demand for the execu tion of the murderers of Nazlni Trrha. Tho men refused to obey the war Ulster's command to return to their vr.es. Shukrl Pasha, the Turkish com ".under at Adrianople, has caused an inquiry to be made into the clrcuin Ftances of Naziin's death and has an nounced his Intention of going to Con stantinople after the conclusion of the war to avenge the murder of his friend. lie has also gathered informa tion about a large number of officers whom he expects tc punish for the murder of Nailm. To Combine Against Adrianople. The immediate object of the armies of the allies Is the capture of Ad rianople, which has hitherto present ed such a firm front to its besiegers. Cpoa this fortress the combined Bul garian and Servian armies, the latter well supplied with siege artillery, will concentrate their exertions. For the present at any rate, tbe tlulgarifin generals will Bimply try to hold the Turkish troops at Tchatalja. King Nicholas of Montenegro has already started again for the Turkish fortress of Scutari. The king will himself take the direction of the re newed attack. lie hopes by capturing the city and thus establishing an ac complished fact to obtain a better chance of keeping definite posbesslou of it when peace finally comes. The Turkish government, like that of Bulgaria, will not allow newspape, correapondentt to accompany the armies In the field. Mahmoud Shef ht Pasha, tbe grand vizier, stated emphatically that he would not allow any correspondents within twenty miles of the lines. JOHNSON MUST STAND TRIAL U. S. Supreme Court Refuses Writ ef Error in Case ef Pugilist gainst Federal Marshal. Washington. Feb. 4. The Supreme court of the United State refused a writ of error in tho case of Jack John son against United States Marshal Hay. Involving his arrest for violation of the white slave act. Tho 'court did not pasa on the merits of his case on the ground that the pugilist must exhauiit all means to test the law in tbe Iawer court before appealing to the Supreme court of the Untied States. Johnson must therefore stand trial in the lower court before hu case can be reviewed by tbu Supreme court. TWO INJURED BY BOAT BLAST Boiler en Steamer Sliver Blows Up Passenger and Crew Are Res cued Before Craft Sinks. Galveston, Tex., Feb. 4. Otto Lar sea was severely Injured and Capt. Fredrick slightly hurt when the boil er In the steamer Silver King explod ed while the boat was en rouUt from Galveston to Port tiollvar. The vessel tank. The crew and six passonger were rescued. Michigan Dairymen In Session. Saginaw, Mich., Feb. 4 The Michl gan State Dairymen's association be gan It annual meeting today In the Auditorium with Fresldeut F. L. Eld ridge In tbe chair. After welcoming speeches the president delivered bis address. In tbe afternoon tbe dairy farmers bad the floor and there were talks by C. A. Bullock of I-apoer. 11. W. Kinney of Saginaw, D. D. Atkln of Flint. II. H. Wattles of Trot, and Professor A. C. Anderson and G. A. ftrvwn et the atlvbijfou rlcaitunu aolidt. WHO frVlLL IT BE? PROBE THEATER FIRE CORONER CF NEW YORK BLAMES CITY OFFICIALS FOR DEATHS IN PLAYHOUSE. TWO DEAD, 100 OTHERS HURT Cry of Fire in Houston Hippodrome Causes Panic Amongst Thousand Persons, Many of Whom Were Trampled Upon In Effort to Escape. New York, Feb. 4. Coroner Foln- bery declared that the city building and fire departments were indirectly responsible for tbe death of two per sons and the Injury of more than 100 others in a panic following a cry of fire in the Houston Hippodrome on the East side. Ke In berg, who began an Investiga tion, gave it as his opinion that the fa talities occurred because the city offi cials permitted the moving : jpJctiiM theater to operate despite "the fact that exit stairs were elevated. Official Blames Audience. ' Fire Commissioner Johnson took exception to Felnberg's statement and said that the audience waa only to blame. He said that the deaths and injuries were due solely,to panic. "The building had been ' furnished with numerous exits," said Johnson. 1,000 Are Panic Stricken. There were about 1,000 persons In the theater when a cry of Fire." fol lov.iiiR the explosion of a film, threw the audience into a frenzy of fear. The women and children rushed towards the exits. As the Crowd surged to thn doors many fell and were trampled, and others following them stumbled and added to the heap of frenzied, fighting humans. Firemen and police men who rushed to the scene were compelled to use clubs and axe han dles to extricate the fallen people, and when the mass of human belug waa disentangled it was found that two women were crushed to death, five others so badly trampled that doctor declare they cannot live, and 100 more were suffering from broken bones, In tel rial Injuries and bruises. LIVE STOCK BREEDERS MEET Members of lllinole Association Hold Their Annual Conference at Springfield. Springfield. III., Feb. 4. Arlon hall was crowded this morning when the annual meeting of the Illinois Live Stuck Breeders' association was culled to order by President P. S. Hauer of TuNlorvillo. YV. A. Northcott wel comed tho members, and after a re sponse by Joseph R. Fulkerson of Jar seyville, Mr. Haner delivered bis ad dross. The cattle feeder then went In to session with Deane Funk of Mo Ivan presiding, and beard a paper by E. p. lnll of Mecbaclcsburg. This afternoon the horse breedor are meeting. Session of the associativa will continue until tomorrow e veiling, when the annaul bar-iuet will be held. On Wednesday there will be a Atook judging contest tor expert' enrtifl. caies. WILSON'S SECRETARY NAMED Joseph P. Tummulty Will Be Aid ef the President After March 4, Ac- , cording te Announcement. ; Trenton. N. J.. Feb. 4. Joseph' ln.t rick Tuunuulty, at present private eec- retary to Governor Wilson, will be soc retury to the president after Vlascu 4, according to an announcement Brvsidcnt-elect YVllfcOO. I lews Printing Plant Burned. ' rs Moines, la.. Feb. 4. The lot llonfestesd printing plant, whtro tiie Wisconsin Farmer and a aautber jo ether farm publication wee bweld, wo burned. Tbe loss t eUuWe4 at i0,vg. . m WASHINOTOM STAR. MAN WHO SHOT GAYN0R DIES IN STATE ASYLUM James F. Gallagher 8uccumbs After Being Transferred to Institu tion for Insane. Trenton, . N. J., Feb. 4. James J. Gallagher, who shot Mayor Gaynor of New York nearly two year ago at Hoboken, N. J., died at the New Jer sey Htato Hospital for the Insane here. He had been at the state hospital since January 18, 1912. having been transferred there from the New Jer sey Btato prison, where he had been sentenced to serve twelve years on a charge of assault upon Commission er William Ed wards, who was with Mayor Gaynor at the time. Gallagher' act was prompted by the fact that he bad been discharged from a municipal position In New York cttr. DR. SHAW LAUDS JOHN D-, JR. Declares Sin of Standard Oil Can Be Forgi vm by Work of Mag- ynate'e S ate e Son, Loulavilie, Ky, Feb. 4. Dr.. Anna Howard Shaw, in a lecture here, says "alt the sins of the Standard Oil can be forgiven for the work of John D. Rockctoller, Jr.. Is djing against the white slave traffic." She also aays "that 6,009 police women are needed ra New York to keep the police from aiding white slave traders." WOULD GIVE WILSON 6 YEARS House Wlil Try to Change the Reso lution on Presidential Term Which Waa Passed Saturday. . Washington, Feb. 4. Another t tempt to chaogo tbo proposed sis year Ingle term amendment to tbe con stitution so it win either lengthen President WHhou's term to six year or makn htui eligible for re-election I expected iu the house a soon a the resolution passed Saturday by the aenate ta tukou up for consideration. The passage of the single term reso lution la the house I expected, but many leniocrats who favor it Insist that U be not drawn so aa to cut Pres ident Wtlaoa oil with one four year term. The senate passed the resolu tion lu such form that the president la oftlctt and all former prealdeuu would be Ineligible for re-election. Uopreaentatlve Clayton, chairuiaa ef thu, house judiciary committee, al ready ha a single term resolution be fore tbe kousa. Gurtragettee Ware Great Britain. Bwansea. Wales. Feb. 4. British, aairraguttea posted notiooa npou the latter Loxes tore that aoJeaa the gov ernweut liMUusdlateJy favored cooslti eurd tbe fsauchisa of women, they would enU ape aeuiiaiga of V trwoUots. SENATE ADOPTS BILL UPPER HOUSK PA8SE8 ONE-TERM MEASURE BY SMALL MAJORITY. NOW GOES TO LOWER BRANCH Limit All President to Only Big Years In Office, After which They Are Forever Barred From the Chief Executlveehlp. Washington, Fob. 4. The senate Saturday night by a vote of 47 to 23 one more than the necessary two thirds adopted the resolution for an amendment to the Constitution pro viding for a single alx-year presiden tial term. Following la the text of the resold tlon as adopted: ' " ' "The executive power shall be veat ed In a president of the United State of America. The term of office of president shall be six years, and no person who ha held the office by elec tion or discharged Its powers or duties or acted as president under the Con stitution and laws made In pursuance thereof, shall be eligible to again hold the offico by election." The vote on the resolution wa: For. Asfcnnt Timid heart nrnmlexnti prm-fi Hrynn Ttiirnlmm Burton Cntron Clinmhertnln Chilton Clark (Wyo ) rini'ke (Ark.) Cummins rmttnKhatti Till Pont Fletcher Onmblt" Ofirilriw C.uir-renhMm fntcheoca Johnson Jofcnnton (Ala.) Kavxnnugk McCumber Nelnon Newlanda . ' Ovrrmao , -Owen Paynter Penrose Percy Perkins Perky -Pomerene Ptmmone Smith (Arts.) Smith Oa) Smith (Md.) fimoot Wuiherlasd Swanfton Thomas , Wet more Thornton Williams Works 4T.' Kera . Against. I.lpotU I) dee M clea a Oliver Pa pre PolndTr RlrharAMm Zanders Shlvely Ftepheneoe Tow nMnd 23. Itorah Tlourne Trai1lov Brl-itotv Olapp CnrtU Ttxnn Dalllneer Jarksun .Tonea Kenyon Ljt Foil Senator Shlvely of Indiana was tbe only Democrat to vote against the res olution. He Wised his opposition on the six-year provision, contending that a case might arise where aby presi dent would hold office and that there ought to be opportunity to get lid of him at least at the end of fonr year. The single term question I now up tj the house. Washington, Feb. S The United State senate here Friday by a nar row margin of three vote, defeated a plan to nominate candldatee for president and vice-president by pri mary and to change the Constitution so aa to abolish the electoral college and elect future president by popu lar vote. The senate went on rec ord In favor of continuing old system by a vote of 35 to 32. 2 DEAD; 18 HURT IN FIRE Flames Causa Wild Paolo In Moving Picturs Theater Famous South Carolina Hotel Burns. New York. Feb. 4. Two women were crushed to death, 18 men, wom en and children were Injured so bad ly as to necessitate their Instant re moval to the operating room of Belle vue hospital, and almost a hundred others were painfully hurt In a panic at the moving picture theater at 143 East Houston street, known a the Houston Hippodrome, Sunday. Alkon. S. C, Feb. 4. In one of tbe most spectacular fire Aiken ha ever seen, and In which upwards of a quar ter of a million dollars' worth la prop erty. Jewelry and personal effects wa destroyed, the Park In-tb Pine hotel. Aiken's famous hostelry, was barned to tbe ground here Sunday. Savannah. Qa., Feb. 4. Fire her destroyed the dock and warehouse of the-Merchant and Miners' Trans portation company, a large amount of freight and live block of amall house In the Tamacraw section of the river front. Tbe loss will be between $500,000 and $750,000. 11 KILLED BY EXPLOSION Dynamite Blast In Hardware Store at Cicnfuegoa. Cuba, Deal Death and Destruction. ! Havana, Feb. 4. A terrific explosion of dynamite In a hardware store at Clenfuogos 8unday killed eleven per son and Injured more than a hundred other. A number of the Injured will probably die. The cause of the explo sion is unknown a the owner of the store, Josn Msyo, a Spaniard. 1 o badly Injured that bs I unable to talk. A number of building In the vicinity of the hardware ator were wrecked and the shock waa felt for 20 mile. Three American were Injured. Solictor McCabe Resign. Washington. Feb. I. George P. Me Cabe. solicitor of the department ef agriculture, presented to Secretary Wilson Friday bis resignation, effec tive March 4. It wa accepted, lie will go te Portland, Or. Ml Henrietta Whitney' Dead. New Haven, Conn., Feb. J. Miss Henrietta Whitney, granddaughter of I Ell Whitney, inventor of the cotton I eta. died here Friday of paeamonla at J her rtaidenoe In Elm street 8be 1 laarvtvH by a I rather. KING MENELIK IS DEAD; . SUCCESSOR ENTERS CAPITAL New Ruler of Abyssinia I Prince LldJ Jeassu, Grandson of Late Monarch. I.ondon, England, Feb. 4. King Menelik of Abyssinia la dead, accord ing to a dispatch received hem front Addis-Abeba, Ilia successor, Prince LldJ Jeassu, one of hi grandson, en. tered the. capital Sunday with great pomp. No official confirmation has been received here of the death of Menelik, who aeveral times ha been reported dead. Prince I.ldJ Jeaami, who la laid to have entered tbe Abyssinian capi tal a the new emperor, I only aeven teen year old. He waa selected some yeara ago by Menelik aa his auceessor. He I a youth of great Intelligence, son of Ra Michael, a powerful, prince and governor of three Abyssinian prov inces, whose wife . was Nonollk's daoghter. LldJ Jeaesu apeak English. French and German and has been In structed by Kuropcan tutors. There have been many rumor the last five year of Menehlc's death. It was reported at one time that the fact waa being suppressed and that the empress wa conducting the affairs of the Abyssinian kingdom until LioX Jeassu was old enough to take the government Into hla own hands. This wa denied officially. At the beginning of lost -year Menelik waa reported to be paralysed below the -waist and there ha been Uncertainty elncw thou a to-whether he was dead or alive. Tbe kingdom of Abyssinia has a population of 8,000,000 and possesses a powerful army.- Tho political Insti tution are feudal In character. There la a sort of state con noil, which pos sesses very little authority, and a council of minister, with all thn usual portfolios. Menelik became the ruler In 1889. PARIS MENACED BY FLOODS Low-Lying Section of City Already Inundated and the seine l Rlelng Rapidly. Pari. Feb. 3. Fears of a repetition of the disastrous Inundations which occurred In Pari during tbe winter of 1910-11 have been aroused during the last forty-eight hours by tbe rapid rising of the river Seine. The level of the water la mounting about two inches an hour. In the low-lying quarter of the city. especially In the southwestern dis tricts of Dercy. the water has already overflowed Into the streets. Tho Itun Watt, near the Tolblac brldgn, was the drat to be flooded. It ta now un der water to a depth of aeveral Inches and consternation relcns among lh occupants of adjacent houses. Rain ceased this morning ki Paris Itself, but It continues to fall heavily In the up-country region. ROME A MECCA THIS YEAR Will Be Scene of Pllgrlmmagee for Celebration of Noted Event In Christian History. New York, Feb. 4. Pilgrimage to Rome are expected to be larger this spring than ever before. It la said In Catholic circles here, because of the celebration this year of the sixteenth centenary of the, official political rec ognition of Christianity. Festlvitlea beginning in the middle of March and continuing nntll Dec. . will be held In every diocese In thht country. Including celebrations of great pomp In Washington and New York. The celebration commemorates the victory of Constantino over Maxen tlus, which assured tbe political recog nition of Christianity la 313 through the edict of Milan. OFFICER CONFESSES THEFT Policeman Accueed of Taking Protec tion Money From Gotham Hotel - Implicates "Man Higher Up." New York. Feb. 4. Policeman Bu- gene Fox, charged with grafting pro tection money from Ralnea law hotels, made a complete confession, after th start of his trial on tho specific: charge of accepting "protection" money from George A. Stpp, former proprietor of the Balt'c hotel. In the confession, which wfts niado to Dis trict Attorney Whitman Fox Is al leged to have named the real "man higher up" In tbe police department and to have made sensational expos ures relative to thb alliance between the police "uystera" and the under world. NEW MARINE STRIKE NEAR Officer of Lin- Canada Desert a Ship I About o Ball From Franc . Promised Reform Refused. Marseilles, France, Feb. .4. Anoth er general marine strike affectum French line le threatened. Tbe of ficer of the llnor Canada loft then posts Just a the ship wa about lo sail for Naples to pick up 800 emi grants bound for New York, because, they declared the company had not established promised' reforms.' Tbe leaders of the strike say they wlil extend tbe strike to other Hues. Veteran Railroad Man Dies. ' Louisville, Ky., Feb. 4 RuOohih Fink, one of the veteran railroad moa of the United State, dlod at hla bow her. With hi brother, ttanry and Albert link, he had charge of thn railroad operatlona of th federal aruv- lea kt ft UU vw.