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TIIK nmUNOTON 1'KEK PRESS AND TIMKS: THUH3DAY, ..ANTAR-V 11, 1012
BALTIMORE TO BE DEMOCRATS URGE CONVENTION CIT! PARTY HARMONY FATE IN DOUBT OF SECURITIES To Farmers who buy $30. Fertilizers ORTH HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS L You Can Democratic National Committee Decides Question on the Second Ballot. Leaders at the Jackson Day Ban quet Appeal for a United Front. VAULTS INTACT TO ALL APPEARANCES Save DATE SELECTED IS JUNE 25 PREDICT VICTORY NEXT FALL J V3 Fireproof Construction of Deposit Vaults in the Ruined Equitable Building May Keep Them Intact. PRICELESS LIBRARIES AND VALUABLE RECORDS LOST Death List Known to Number Six Actual Dam age to Property Estimated at $6,000,000-- Marble and Granite Home of Assurance Society in the Financial Center. Ne.V marble York. Jim. 11. Tin' nnd granite homo of dlil" l.lfo Assurance soeli'ly, covering n wliolo lilo' k on lower P.ioadway, mi his toric landmark of New Yotk's ciuly period of skysi rnpor buildings iiml nuo of tile cIlj's Important financial centers, wan to-iliiy destroyed by fire with a loss lit Fix lives .'lllll property. A dozen Imincti'o i lie Ix Moved tho Kniilt- safe lis mutoiits would be found .' lihniigh Hi'- In-" nf tin-' biography uf I;. P. 1 l.u rlmmi, which was tilmnt to ho pilnti-il, sot tun Irtcli lev utile, the rocor Is of tho linn iniiili lines liiny be saved If the vaults of the i"'tnpiinv on tho third him) fourth lloort arc tmiiiil Intnrt. l'nr- probably Jii.inni.cm In 1 tunatcly tbr 1 liirrliii.ni line management persons wi n' injured. I tiansfcncil pntt of Its records a week nun most "Policyholder:! should bo patient." rir added, "iiml for the tlmo not ask too niiicli from u management that seems, to lo mooting n difficult situation with care iiml skill." LESS FIRES IN NEW YORK. i I'tint Cflh iiml .-h.lli Moors, ono of tho limn lon-ly furnished rliibs In tho cltv. will In- lni partible A hivv library of over JO.W) volumes, many of which wore pi Ire. less anil rnniint bo replaced, was dc- stroyod. Some of Hi" most prominent Wlls lawyers of Hip country belonged to this ""'I eli'h. The tlnmiu crm-uined also tho law anil Insiitanci' llbrar.v of the ICitultnhlo -oPli'ly, consisting of l.V") voliiinps, The Mill Hit' Insurance llbrar va. nlil to comprise' iin niii'i compute loiiprtion or insurance lllpi-at'iip In tin- world Pioneer of present-day eonstrin Hon In tin ilty. tin building was begun shortly Civil War and enlarged until In ISS it coven d almost Hip enilrc blo"k bo u ml oil I by Hroadwii , Cei'ar. Pino ami Nassau streets mill stood eight stories high. Its lahoratp marblr Interior was not even rivalled In mngnlf'i once by in. my of the modern office buildings, of granite ex letlor, the MrtU'tute. was nevertheless not rirepronr. Had ll not been foe llm flroornnf eon. progioss im uplele with harrowing . .,.,.,,,, .,, m.lhllncs st,rrnun,1lnir ll iI.mm. is mil.. ,t.,i.i i ti. ,,i,,inn r "t the rate of 3f a day. Commissioner Valuable records. Including rnphy 'of K. II. Ilarrlnian priceless law librntlos which replaced, went up In flumes, and the fate of hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of securities, stored In safe de posit vaults, was tii-ulght In iiuesUon. although It was bellee.l that fireproof construction would save them from dam age. Fought In the heart of the flnauelnl district, ihe file upset the tlnnneial chlnory of Wall Street and business practically suspended throughout diy The great stnn Hire, which besides containing ihe main offices of the Kqtil.able 1.1 ft Assurance society was the home of the Mercantile Trust com pany, the ICipiltabb' Trust company, the bnnklliK house of Kountze Ilrothers, Atmust r.tltnont fo,, the Uanimnn railroad lines, the .Mercantile Safe De posit company, ihe Iiiv. ers' club, and many of the cltv s most prominent law firms, stands to-nlijlit a shell of lee coated cranlte, with Its once iiiaKiilflclent jiterlor completely trutted. JtAXY IIARHOWINII INCIDKNTri. Tim tlie was one of the mo.-l siectacul'ir ever witnessed in far downtown section. It incidents. The intene i old acted alinot Instantaneously upon the liin;e volume rf water ponied upon the Humes and a thick ice coalimr was ipilckly formed on the 'neadts of towerhiK skyscrapors adjacent and upon the surface of streets for blocks firound. The bulwaik of these modern fireproof fctiuetures, according to 1'lre Comml'-Moner Johnson to-nK'ht, win In valitablr as a protection to the entire linanciul district. As It was, the riiimnve, except by water, was conllned entirely to tlie IC'inlt iblf structure. (if .lu-j.-e who lost their lives, three men ere li'lbd l,v .luiupim; fiom a cnpl'iv of Ihe roof of the .-.tr.ictui" to which they wciu diivin by the llamcs. They were employes In the bllllilillK. Hatial on Chief Win. .1. Walsh ills nppi.ir. d n a whlil of (lame early In Ihe 51 uKi'i.- f the eon'liwution when a rvc-n oi mred on the third Poor where in won OuhMnii the lire. No trace of his aoilj hail been found tn-nl.uht. Two other iii'ti, William Campion, captain of the natehnien in the Mer cantile Hale Deposit vaults In the base men' "f the burned structute, and i-'ranl; J Nelder, u special officer, whose bodies hae n"t bun recovered, complete tlm I si of di ad so far as known. Several persons, watchmen and others uhn were In the domiuil structure when the lire broke out have not been positively accounted for hut aie believed to havo escaped. The death total, however, miy pot lie definitely llxed until the flames, which were still burnlns to-nlnlit, have bcon extltiKtildhed ami the ruins cooled, GIHM.Vfl NAUItOW KHCAPi:. The list of Injured Inclildes I're.Midcit Ihe bIo- j (o new olllces which It was intendlnc in ami two j OPl nlV in Hi,. . It v Investing liitlldlnK, iiimot bo leinlntr behlml onlv those of the cointi- trollerx depai tnien!. the treasurer's of lice ami the transfer drpnrtment. The loss to the Lawyers' club on the New Vork, Jan. P. I'Mre olllcluls to nluht nunle an Inspeillon of the vaults of the i:iultahle l.lfo A"siirance society, the Ivpillable Hafe Deposit company iitnl the Mefcnntlle Trust company, ami found them all Intnct us fur us outward ex amination could determine. The Kiplltnblc l.lfo vault on the second floor of the billlillni? Is supported by six steel piers and resisted the weii'ht of fulling ruins from the tipper floors. Whether the con tents wero diimiiReil by witter or heat will tiot bo learned until the vaults can be opened. It wns roughly estimated that the tliree viuills toirefher contained over a half a billion dollars' worth of securities. One of Ihe remarkable features of the corill.icralldii wns the' the hron'.e statute of Henry II. Hyde, founder of the Kipilt able, which stood In Ihe center of the Kreat vaulted arcade on the ground n(),r, escnpeii uninjured, tiurruiindeil by rvhi, the heroic flume Mood to-nlilll on Its marble pedetal without a sltiKle scratch. S'tiperlnlendeni of Insurance Hutch k!s. In a statement to-nltUit, snbl that the Kiiultuhlc's loss was not a real one as ihe hulldln;: was not carried as an asset either by the company or the In surance department. The company's sur plus therefiie siood to-nluht. In- said, substantially where It stood yesterday. The records of ital moment to tho ; policyholders were safe In the com pany's annex hitlldliu? on Albany street j n ml those lost i ould probably be law i ly replaced. St. Louis. Dfinvnr. Chicago and New York City Also Ran Harmony Marked Meet ing; with Bryan Absent. tinilier N Over TvWoc In I'lirnpenn Cities. New Vork, Jan. V The ureal publicity pltvscr iner ' -'10" lMO newspapers to methods of i- i. i i I H'e ineveutlon and the scheme of ilt;orous IM in i iainfti. . . . . , ,, .. i Inspe' tlnn of hazardous premises have after the ' , . . caused a uccreaso m .c.v roias ores during the last six months at the rate of 2. a yiur, accordlnK to the semi annual repot t of Commissioner Johnson to the mayor. The number of tins In the tlrt sW months of IP1 1 was T.'ili. or at a rate of 1 IS a day. This ratio would have mount an Increase over 1010 of 1,2111 llres. As a i matter of fa.t the number of fires 'rum July 1 to December 20 1311, was 1,110, or opinion of Fire Commissioner Johnson that, fanned j 'by tho Ul-mlle ale that was blowlnsr, ;ii I (treat ronfliiKratlon would have rc I sillied, I SHOWHflS (ll'" HUANITT-: run's. I j Due of the most clanueious nf the onleals which the firemen had to faco was toe showers of granite chips, many I , oi them fari-'ii enotmh to crush a lunn to death, which peeled off the facade 'of the hnlldlnjr. Several llremen weru badly bllllseil b- these chips Aided by searchlights from the lofty Sliifrer biilbllriK. which were trained upon the structure, firemen bewail seari hiiii; on the thlnl floor to-nlKht in the hope of discovering the body 1 of Tiattallon Chief Walsh. Compact Ice coverlni; the debrb work dllllcult and not was entertained that the be found until tilt lee had masses of made their much hope body could been cut away, which would probably mean a full ninht's woi k. The ciMllmr of Ire, neoordini; to IMre 1 Chief Kenton tn-nlKht was all that 1 was holding the weakened walls of 'the striiiture toKether in sumo placer land he expressed the fear that as soon Johnson ai rived at his total estimate for the period by tljiurlnK "'. flrei a day for the lemaiiilnt; 11 days of the year, making 1I,.",!'S llres fnr the j ear, actually seven less for 1011 than for 1!U0. The commissioner renews his plea for a bureau of lire prevention, and nys that the lame number of Inspections of hazardous pienil'-es has been made by members of the uniformed force "In the absence and anticipation of such a bureau." The fact that New York, on the flipTos of It'ia. had .W fires for evrv lM.fnii Inhabitants', London M, l'.iris "I, Ileillii i7. Ft. I'etershun; 72 and Vienna j SI. Indicates, '.lie t oinmlsslonei' s.O , the I pos'il'lllty of better preventive wmk. I The further fai t that there Is a lire los of a dollar for every dollar expended by the city on the tire depart'. lout seems to , ihe commissioner a eondltlon that should j be reinedli d, ami he suukiMs that the city Wilson, Hearst, Clark and Bryan Are Given Tremendous Ova tions as They Attack the Republican Foe. pellll $."( 1,0 and cut the O a vrnr on llie lire loss In two. prevention this Ice melted the remainder of the bulldliiK ltiluht collapse. 1 Owlnw to tho lat'Ke nuiuber of se curities In the vaults of tho Kipiitiiblo society and other Institutions In tho , building, deliveries In the stock ex chnilKe were suspended during tho day, while bunklnt; business was scrl- ounly upset by the Inability of em ployes of the elearlni? house, which I stands opposite the Kipiltablo bulld- Wllllnm J. (llblln or the Mercantile Safe fll'H on Cedar street, i,i leach the In Ueposlt company whose rescue from the i stltut ion on account nf the fire lines, basement vaults of the company, where ) owIhk' to the Konerl disiurbaiice of he wflB Impr'soned, after two hours' work the flnauelnl machinery, the banks by tho firemen, was one of the senni-( to-day refrained from calling loans, tlonal episodes of tlm fire Mr. (Pblln h.ul I The part of tlie bulldltu; occupied by Konc Into nno of the vaulls to saxe seen I- ! ties and accidentally locked himself In SUES FOR $5,000 DAMAGES. with one of his employes, who accompan ied him. Their cries for help were heard by the llremen who had to saw throUKh the steel bars of a door leading to the Plrcot be.fore they could rescue the Im prisoned men. Mr. fllhlln was removed to a hospital sulfeiiiig from exhaustion from Ftnoke. One man In another ault of the Mer cantile Safe Deposit company, believed tp- bo Campion, could be seen from tin. Rtrcct wi'h his logs pinned down by a mass of debris, but could not bo rescued because of tlm heavy steel doois, which barred the way of the firemen. Through the smashed windows of tlm door he was ghen the last litest by Chaplain MeCicnn of the flm department Just us ho was swallowed from lov by Ihu dense smoke, lie was not seen again. Jpeetniors of the fire from the wlti down or skyscrapers towering above the hulldlng told of seeing others disappear In the flames when the roof caved In. Inlt the authorities believe that tin A 1 1 1, 1 1 - t Hehrntit & Co, on the Nassau street side inn of early construction and oi'luinnlly a building by Itself. It re ceived comparatively little damage nnd Mr. ilmont tmid tho valuable records ot his house had been saed. The lire started about ,"i:3n o'clock this I morning In a ptoreioom In the basement. The employes fought It unaided for a time and before the fliemen arrived It had burned Its way through a partition Into the elevator shaft. The blaze leaped with a roar to the top of tho building and mushroomed Into the upper Honrs, spread ing thenco rapidly down through the structure VenllKrnce of n I'rllim r.niilne nl 1'riicfnr In ChtirKistl. ltuthind. "an Papers have been served by Peputv Sheriff Henry It. Adams of this city In a negligence .mlt in which Thomas Smith nf lToetor. a foimer em ploye of the Vermont Marble company, asks Kutlnnd county court to award him datuirjes of jri.fin), declaring that the con cern was responsible. Ihrotmh Its ligem, James Conrny. for Injuries he received on October V' bUO The suit Is returnable at the Mn-i'h term of court. The ricebleilt. whl'b resulted in this litigation, Is alleged to have hnpie'i"d when Mr. Smith v. mi sent to the com pany's carpi nb r shop In 1'roctor to got some Mono boats. The door of the sh 'P had hinges on tho upper side and wis raised and lowered with a rope and pull:,, the rope being held In place with a pin. Tallies Conrov had charge of this door. Claim Is made that the pin was 'n sffflclent to hold the rope and that while Mr. Smith was In the shop the door suddenly fell, striking him In "uch a manner thai he tecelved a compound fracture of the right leg, crippling him for life. Washington, Jan. !.-Tln deinocratli: national eonunlttee completed Its wotk hero to-day with the selection of Haiti more as the coinenllon iliy. June '-'.'i was fixed aft the date of the national gathering when candidates for president and Ici-presldi nt will be selected. The republican national tonvontlon I to l" held In CIiIciko June K The democrats adopted u "permis sive" primary resolution in connection with the call for delegates, and smh States as have laws on the subject, or desire to do so, can select their rep-re.'-ent.ttlves in the national convention h direct vote. There are 1.0TI delegates to be chosen. llmmony marked lo-il,i's silting of the eonunlttee which was given over almost entirely in the arguments of th.j representatives of tno arlotis cities bidding for the convention. Win. Jen nings Hry.'in did not attend the meet ing, lie luul not finished his speech lit the Jackson da bnnifUet until well alt er tluee o clock this morning. There was a brief controversy over the proposed recognition of the pi-ogre'lvo league clubs, : , 1 1 organization said tn have glow n out of the Independence b ugue movement started by Willi im ilau- ilolph Hearst. When objection was mail the itiesllnn of recognition was. defer led for four years. MACK UK A I ).S Sflt-COMMITTKll. National Clial'inaii Norman 11. Mack win, named to hind the sub-commlttce on nrrnni-'oiinnts for the convention. Vice. Chalincm Hull of Nebraska and Seen tury I'ley Woodon of Kentucky will bi ex-otllelo niembeis of this sub-eoiniiiittee and there will be seven additional mem bers in be named later by Mr. Mack. Tlie pilinary resolution adopted was .1 modification of one pr-'pnM'd l.v Senator I Cnanibetlalii of Oregon. It w.i framed by n sub-committee, headed by C'cirk Howell of Cleorgiu, and was us follows: "That, In the choice of delegate-, and alternates to the national democratic con vention of 1912 tlie democratic State if teriltoilil committees may, If not other wise directed by law of such States nt Ten Itorles. provide for th" direct election of such delegates or alternates If In the opinion of the lespectlve committees it s doomed ties I rat'1 and possible to do so with proper nnd sufficient safeguards. Where such provision Is not nunle by the respective committees 'for the choice ,,f delegates and nltenuite and T.heio the State laws do not provide specifically the tr.nnner of such i hoiee then the delecales and alternates to the said national con vention shall be chosen In the manner that governed the choke of delegates limn the respective States and Territei les to the hist ti.ttiiiii.il democratic loitveu Hon " Haitian. tc led In the fight for the con vention from the ery first, but two bal lots wore rO'Pitro'l before St. I.ouls succumbed. Then the vote was made unanimous. The Ibiltlinnrc bid was accompanied by a ccrtllled check for $lm, (.!. The date of the convention, Juno -.', wns agreed to unanimously. The first ballot (or the convention city gave Haltlmoie '.'.I votes and St. I.ouls 1'.'. with scattering votes for Denver, Chicago and New Vork. the last named getting only the vole of the State of Now Vork. On the second ballot r.-iltlinore had 21 voles, a niajoilty of the eonunlttee .mil .sullli'lent. St. I.ouls went up to :'.' votes, but the light for that city, carried up to the last minute, ptoved vain. on the ,-econd ballot New Vork K.ive up Its light and voted for Hiiltlmore. Ver mont voted for Haltlinore throughout. Washington, Jan. --Democratic load- era of the coiiniry at inn jacKsoii nay dinner here to-nlghl urgid their follow I'd to stop fighting each other ami as sail tho common enemy. Ihe llep'lbllcuii nartv. vvth a milled front, oovernor Woodrovv Wilson or New Jersey, sneak er champ CI. irk. Wm. Jennings p.ryan, William ltandolph lleatst. Josepii v Kolk nnd other ilomoora.Ho ihleftalns who have differed In the past. Joined ill i. unanimous pi "a for hiirn'.iiiiv In lf'IJ and predli led that political victory would follow. it was a luiuuPiioiis dinner In which prospective cniullil.if es tor IP" presiuen- t till nomination shared the honors or the occasion, (lovenior Wilson was given a tremendous nvalton when be said II was the duty of the demociats on the trust problem to "hit the heads that wo see and tee that our shlllal.ihs are of good hickory." The banuueters almost raised the roof. Win n Mr. Hoars! declaie.l he would use every "soiiri e ai'd resource" In his power to bring about a lUmocratlc vic tory, and characterized Theodore ltooe velt as a "h.irle.piln ot politics" thol" was another eploslvo outburst. ('UMAX oi-' OPTIMISM. But when Champ Clark, the speaker of the House, called attention to tho harmonious action of the democratic majority In the lower House of Con trrcss and the results they had a - coinpllshed and set It up n sane OF YOUR FERTILIZER MONEY BY USING THE "STOCKBRIDGE" Our Stockbridgo special fertilize contain twice as much nitrogen and frequently five times as much potash as the average fertilizer selling: at $25 to S30 per ton. Look at the analysis on the bajjf and prove our statement. 160 Bushels Shelled Corn on one acre, harvest weight, testing out by analysis 112 bushels shelled crib-dry corn was grown this year by L. S. White, Collinsvillc, Conn., on Ktockbridgo exclusively, win ning first prize of S500. Send for illustrated pamphlet about this great prize crop and how it was grown. This book also contains full list of contestants, their methods and results, analysis of the corn and other valuable information. 600 Bushels l'otatoes from Vi acres were grown by Johnson Whiting, West Tisbury, Mass., this season on Stockbridge. Suo our nearest Local Ap;ent before you buy. CataloRuc Free. Agents wanted in towns not now covered. TY!7'Tn7T FERTILIZER COMPANY JDV W IVrjlV 4.' Chatham Street, Boston to ultra' t attention away from the truth and tl at evory bit of the respon sibility for i he coiidions of to-day tests upon tl'.e l!euibllean party.'' fiovernor Kolk of Missouri followed ev- Judge I'arker ample for the party to follow the 'climax of the democratic optimism of I the occasion was reached. Mr itt-x.tii. who followed m inv other speakers. ptedlelod a revolution of!' political action at the polls In No vcmhei mid appealed. without any the Supremo Court m t'-e S'.i'ul and tobacco dr- is on T - .-mmh pot trust a partv thnt l.o-k the , to halletige ve-v p-mllo foe" rd shoilil bo tho milted deinoo-weli-onie that Ills cumpalgn READY TO BEGIN SENTENCE ROMANCE OF LEAP YEAR. I'lnpnxnl of f'lilciigii Divorcee Mrrl nilb hr Appro till of Chicago, Jan. S. Homa Darker, aged It", and prottv, or course, wns "elerk ! Ing" In a Chicago department Htoro two years ago. llnter Albert Sehaffer. a fow years older, good looking, well dressed, enrnlng .120 n week. Albert Bald he had $".',00rt. They were tnat- rled. Ilul ...i I- ....ill II 1 l,l..,.lfl " "' " "i"iiei iiukiiii RECORDS OF TERRIBLE REIGN TO BE PUBLISHED london, Jan. S. The authentic records , of tho terrible ,'ia yeats' reign or tlm de posed Sultan of Turkey, Abdul Humid, lire to lie given to the world. The inliiii-1 test search had fulled to reveal their I of casualties already reported Is baldly Jkely to be lengthened. Some estimates of tho loss ran as tdffh is Jiri.ofio.ooo, hut more conservative an thoiltles thought to-night Hint tho dam age would not run over $ii,(ion,.nn. ' HAD I'l.ANNllI) NKW M'll.DINiJ. An ofllcer of the Kqultablo said that tho pocloty'B own loss would probibly not amount to over WiO.W, covered by Its own contingent Inmintiico fund, nnd that du plicates ot every record destroyed wero stored In subsidiary olllces of the com pany In another pirt of the city. Tho company had planned to erect a new building on the site and as. figured by tho officers the expense ot teHring It down will now bnhincn well against tho actual viluo of the building. Stored In n llreproof vault over tho main, ntrunco of tho building on tho Hroart,vvay sldn worn between $i".,00i),0fj0 nd fciUO.OWrV) of tho securities nf tho cotn- fany. Wlillo tlm vault was Biibjocted to jhe fierce Ur.inc, Ongo K, Tarhell, u trim ' te of tho Eiiultablc, said to-nlttht that disclosed the secret chamber vvhern every written record has been kept. Tho Constantinople correspondent of tho Chronicle declares that It has now been decided to publish tho documents which arc complete, n Abdul Ilainld never de stroyed a Idler or paper. Strangely enough, not a single line ,if these records was written by the Sultan, who hnd a Mrong aversion for writing even his own name. Ills signet served to authorize nlll clal documentH, oven death sentences, I to be insistent about tho j at Nlngarn Vails, Albert Ills money wns nearly all It took iloma about ten call that honeymoon off, K.-C-Sl.AVR X'KVT $ll,fW. ChampiilKn, III., Jan. S.-qrotRo W. Smith, born a negro sluvo In Tennesseo 7r. yearn ago. left property worth Hlfi.Ooo. according to his will filed for protmto here. Hmlth ran uwuy In I SOS and Joined the union army. Ho acted as a guide for One nil John A. Logan. After tho l war Smith came to uuampumn county, whero ho bought a small tract of land, Ho added to bin holding!) Htnortlly until at lils.death ho owned WW acres of rich furm lunda beside, other oropurtv honeymoon "told all." gone. tieeonds to hut three, hours to tell Albert what sho thought of him. A year elapsed. Divorced. Another year. Itoina enters a small Jowelry shop. Ienp year. A young man camo to wait on her. Tholr eyes mot. "AI," said Itoma, "I think we're both a couplo of fools. Don't you think wo ought to have Btayod married, AI?" "Vou bet I do!" retorted A I, "And what we nro going to do right now Is to got man led again, And It Ih-'J all four-flush with mo this tlm, elthor. I own thlx place, "AI," untn tome, "I came here to get a piece of Jewelry." "Hum," replied AI. "How would lists handsome solitaire do?'' Marrlfd again. Kveryhody happy. Thulium Cnrrick I'lenils liolKy lit lliirg Inrj nl I'nlr llnveii. Muflanil. Jan. . T'iom.i Cnrrick of Fair llav. n idculcd guilty to the charge of burglary In ilty court this aftern.nm ami vv.i'- sentenced py Judge I'n-d U. Swluuerlon to serve not less than two I, or more Ihnn three yo.n- at the Ilnii.ii of Correction In this city. C.irrlck h-ni been bound over to the county grand Jury, hut after being at the conntv Jail for .six weeks he asked State's Attorney 11. I Stafford of this city to tile nn informa tion against him In order that he might begin sentence at once Instead of waiting until Match. Cnrrick was arrested at W. F. I'arker ,v Son's Jewelry store In Fair Haven at midnight late In November, the nolso ho made breaking Into the premises having aroused neighbors. FIND 1.1QHOH IN LINE HOI'SH. flonnlngton, .Inn. A posse of deputy Mierlffs went to Stamford Satuidiiy night and raided the two hotels In that town, the Stamford House on the Massachusetts line and the IMrndlso Hotel. A ipiuntlty nt lienor was found nl each pi. ice. There 1 vviim not n large ainouiit ut Hie rarndlse Hotel, but tho proprietor of the Stamford House had evldentb tint In a winter's slock. Frederick II. Mather of the Para dise llotfl and Harry Keating of the Standard House were at raiuned before Judge K. II Hidden of the Itenningioii municipal court, who accompanied the raiders for that purpose, and were held under ll.lmO bonds for further hearing on Friday. I loth furnished ball and wore released. MII.I.IONAIItF.'S SON A MINKB. Denver. Colo., Jan. S.-I.awieiue llrown, the only son of J. .1. Hrown, millionaire mine owner of Denver, Is working a drill III a mine at Victor, Colo., In order to support his yiiuiift wife and live weeks old ron, Hrown married Miss Allcen Horton, a Kansas City debutante!, but his father did not take kindly to the niarrliiKa hp ruu of the youth of the two. Voting llrown sayB ho and Ids family ai happy and that he will not nslc his father Mr support. If (ihe'R to bf hud at all. your want ad will get you Bfrvant girl. just now a capable suggestion as to who standard beater, for a racy, lie was given a rivaled the ovation of for the presidency. Ncnlv a thousand le-nliiig democrats fiom all .sections ot the country attended. Ilarnionv was everywhere about the ban quet board. Senator o'Gonnan of New York was to.istni.i'iter. At the speakers' table wero Chump Clark, ono of Ml- ri's aspirants fnr the presidential nomination, Alton li. Tarkcr nf Now Vork, Senator John W. Kern of Indiana, who appeared as the champion of i iovomnr Thorn. i.s I!. Mar shall. Hi" Hoosler aspll.int for the piosl dency, Norman K. Mac!, chairman of tho denuxratlc nutlonal ctnunlttee, William J. llryan. Governor Windrow Wilson of New Jersey, another presidential nomi nation seeker, Senalor Newlatids of Ne- ,-.ida, Joseph W. Folk-of Mlsv-ouil. who receive 1 the cndoisemint of Ills State coininlltee for presidential honors, Senator Pomerene of Ohio, who ippenred as the Lrepi esentntlve ol (inventor Harmon, ami William It. Hearst. Mr. Hearst arrived late. folk u;noim:s ci.ap.k. First of the distinguished guests to enter the baiuiuot hall was Speaker Clark who was roundly cheered. Govnior Wilson al'ii ri celvcd a roiiaing welcome, v. hMe Mr. Hr an's entrance was signalled by loud i heel Ing. Fin m or C.oveinor Folk was the List of the pre-ldeiitl.il possibilities to enter ll." hamuli t hall. Though he pass 'd Spoi'kcr Clark's chair, there was no slsu ot r'i ou'iiltlon rrom either of Missouri's distinguished sons. Mr Folk, however, engaged Mr. Hrynu in earne-l eonvei ga llon. The dinner over, the program of toasts was inaugurated. Toastm.tster ( I'Ciorman said: "Ihe country I- looking hopefully t-i the Democratic partv for relief from the manifold Ills that afflict It and a gre.it triumph awaits us, a great upportunlt ; for patriotic si rv lee and public u?fulnes. is before us. If wo but keep our ranks unbroken and adheie to the teaching!! if the man we honor here to-ulght." Mr Hearst leached the hull ,'u-t before the speaking began and was greeted with th- same ontlin-lnsm that iitlmileil the entrance of the other honored guests. Norman !'. Mack, i hah man or the na tional committee, klndh-d a fiery out burst at the beginning of the speaking piomain, when he said: TlMIl TO STOP FIC.IITINtl. "I think It. Is time we demociats stop pod fighting ono another and began a. unanimous, attack on the loinniuii enemy. The country Is ready 1" turn Its affairs over to the Deniocr.it lc party If wo behave ourselves." Woodrovv Wilson was received with eliiers prolonged for many minutes. The C.oveinor discussed tho tariff and other Issues, but Ills leforenee to the ctuiclicy iilestlon awakened the greatest Interest. "The country." said (Inventor Wilson, Will not brook anv plan which con- entrates iiuitrul In the hands, of the bankers, because It knows that Ihe bank ois ihcmselves are not Isolated, and that the banks are tied In bv a thousand nterprlsos, h community holding and by Interests In many Inttlcato was. The outside public must In some thor ough and effective way be pill In a position to keep Its credlti. and Its fin ancial opportunities free. The b.mkcis of tlm couii'ry may have the highest and purest Intentions, but no one class can comprehend the country, nu one set or Interests, can wifely bo suffolcil to dom inate It." PAltlsint ATTACKS UOOSF. VKl.T. Judge Alton 11, Pai ker, ' who pro ceded (lovenior Wilson, was the first, speak'er to mailt' direct leferenco by liaine to former President Unoscvelt. He called his assault nn the trusts "u client and nasty fraud." "The statement of Unoscvelt that tho trust law was Impotent was tin- tine, and .vou lawyers Unovv It." (laid." ' I charge now, and when mini irtimltv Is presented and I asked for facts and llgurns, 1 will nmvo It. that all of his tirades against the law, llm William Handolph Hearst, who was given a rousing leeeptloli, expressed Ids faith In the principles of democ racy ninl said his only desire was to ml his best efforts "to help trim democrats ontrol the party in the In let osts of tine deniocraey." The com ing election, he -nid, will be decided by the Independent progressive voters. "Assuredly these progressive citi zens will not follow Mr. Tart in the p.e ptiblican party for Mr. Taft is either opposed to their Ideas or Indifferent to thorn, or cbc Incapable of compre hending them. l.A Fiil.I.KTTi: A DF.MOCIIAT. "positively these progressives will not be able to support Mr. D.i Follottn In the ltopiibllcan party, for Mr. 1-a Follette belongs In th- Democratic party and will never be nominated for tho pie'blency by the ttepnbllcan partv. "Surely these genuine progtesslves will not fall In behind Mr. P.oosevelt. who. when president, saerlfbed every progres sive principle f. r Ids own ndv.intnire and on ovor.v occasion has betrayed tho Inter- ess of the peoule Tor the sotdiil support ot fume criminal trust. To suppnit i;ooevelt would make the whole progres sive inovttnent ildlcul.iu". "The man Is a veiy hatleiiulu ot politics, uiperlni; torward and backvv.iid .nut shiewi-ie over ev-ry conflicting ouarier of the political stag", masked as to his i em opinion and Intention, attired In a tinsel palehvvnrk of opposing principles, tarrying not a big :'ticl: but a ship stick with which to mtiko much noise and lo no -ervb o, appealing unexpectedly tlnoiigh overv trap door of opportunism and disappearing acrobatically through evei'v open window of time solving ex pediency. "With KooscveU as hni leipilu and Hoot lit columbine, with ItookefeMor as clown I ami Morgan as pantaloon, the whole pro-1 grosslve movement would become a roar- j ing Christmas p iiitoinlnio, culminating In, i spectacui.it- ti.in-ioiination scene, wncn. ptosperltv would again dissolve Into panic ami where Morgan and Itockofollor le velled onllit oiled in Wall Street would once more save the country, In order to divide It satisfactorily betwenn them- scU I'S." Mr. Hryan. who came last on tho pi li gnum .spoke on the subject "The Passing Plutocracy." Nothing that he said awoku so much applause as his poetic peroration limited from Hyroi: "The dead have been awakened shell I sleep'.' "The worlds at war with tyrants shall I crouch'.' "The harvest's ripe and I pause to reap." The lianiiuei hall rang with a deaf ening din. Hero and there above the noisy tumult could be heard mingled cries of "Viw, stav asleep" and "Vou are still a live one." Then Mr. llrynn continued: "I slumber not tho thorn Is In my couch ; "H.ich day a trumpet soiindeth in my ear "Its echo in my heart."' Mr. Hrxtu i liarnctei Iz-'d the movement for popul.tr election of senators as the greatest national let'iuni of ihe genera- NOVEL SUIT IN CHANCERY. Klll III- X o Itllllnml Mmh tiers Was I'm 1 1 IV (lis I'nrin. Hntlauil, Jan. S-A rath-r ti" eh.miory ui-i was fiN-d lo-day wi County Clerk 11. A. Harmon, the "i plaint being made In .- player tor . In iiUK tlon that l.evi H.iker mid Moil, r Maker have prevented OM-ar D Young "' West Rutland, aged ! yeats, fro . go n., on to his own farm In Woit llutlan,: on which they are tenants. Jin si Fie: M. Hlltler of tills city has granted temporary Injunction against the r..ikei-- In the bill of complaint the orator sc' s up that on March 1. hist, he leased hi! farm of about L'.'o acres. located on tl road between West ltuthind and Ira, tc the defendants for a period of one yeal on condition that they imry on the fane In a husbanil-lll'.e manner, give tho i at tie the host of care, cart stone nw,i from seeded land tind on ipilttlng 'V ' premises Irave an amount of grain. ami "sugnr wood" eiiual to that they found. Mr Young avers that the Me.--rs Ilaker have not lived up to their agr-M--m-'iil and that they ordered him fiom ihe priiiiiscs when no attempted t, so to ins own farm and give the . i "i food, which wns necessary for their . , fare. It is sef up that the d-fen 1 . have no atlachable property and i I there Is thus tio tedress for the or.i'- i I In tin culinary damage suit. I'.IV -hi. RAILROADS LOCK HORNS. TriiiiMfiiirtiitlitn liop.l ltnes of Vei-nionv 'llielr Ctiiiiiniiii Aim. Moiitpolior. Jan. The Central v- -iiioni railw.iv and the lto-ton M i , I inteiests ar.. locking horns over tie - noss of the llarie iiuaiTics. rlie .M", p. Her Wells lilver. owred by the 1'..--tou .vv- Maine, has decided to hnllil .in -tenslon of a mile and a half from i: t I5.ii re In the spring, tapping new nu.irrf. i an I co-tlnc about Vm."'. llcfere i public service comml-'sloti at llarre .week the application of the Itarre (iianiii ltallrond romp.inv for a charier vvn- . ' sidercd. the petitioners aiming to show that public good reiiuires the road T'm charter application Is signed by Pi Mri.t I people and bv K. H. l-it;thugh. prcsul- : ot" the Ccniial Vermont. H. C Jen -, I general manager, C. . Witters, miir ', and the company lia.s alreadv secured t tight of vv.iv for most of tin- distance I'p to this time the liarre railroad 1- 1 hid a monopoly of the business of tNt quarries and will not submit to another iiimpmiy cnteilng tlie Held without a, light. '."he llarie nunirlos have i called the transportation gold mines V orinollt. Yeais iign there was a slml' if fight mi befweon the two rinds hut win ,i the Central ermont had a charter. did not build, and D. It. Sortwell of t ,i Wells Itivir cm a line tin ouch llarre the iin.irrles and tlie Coi.tr.il went M Wllllanistow n. the ho tho am courts and the Slates wan lion. lie ill god i llniin itlou partisan Issue that lias been lujicted Into the controversy, asscttlng that neither of the great patties could hope to win a constitutional victory unalil--d. He endorsed tho diuvt primary nnd advocated lis application to national dec Hons In every State In the union. "I congratulate tb democratic Con gicss." said Mr. Ilrinn, "on ihu record It is making. H Is earning the tonliilence of the nation. In the matter of the tmlff. the country Is rapldlv appro, uhlng the democratic pi"?llou and while there are individual opinions as to M-liodulcs, there can-be no differences of opinion among democrat s. as to the substantial advan tages to bo secured to the people by the reductions IWI aie being at tempted Mr 111 yau ained hl.s hearers, "that at this lime, when the whole country Is alive wlih progressive sentiment, It will be criminal folly for our party to falter In Its onward innich. or to show cowardice In the fnce of the powerful enemy which Is drawn up In buttle befoie tin." "As much as we may bo Interested in the tariff question," he continued, "We niiiit not Unorn the menace of the truts. Tho nonioi'rallc party must meet Imme diately and boldly tho Issue presented by SENSATIONAL TALE DENIED I'tiHuiiiilislo lei-UMiimi Mm Ho run god li Ihe Hlclicsiiii Cnc. Montpeller. Jan !' -There bus been .n. elrctilillon m Ihe V. riuoni pros- and o that of other States a report of a sensa tion. ll character In which ll l clilinerl t' , mental hi eakdown of tho Hev. Arohlh-i d Mason of Passimipsio, which has led ti his coiumltiucnt to the State hospital .it Watorhury, was due to Ills brooding over the case of the Itev C. V. T. li. i .son, who to-d.iy at Hoston pleaded g'l.'H lo niut'dcr In the first degree. The report had It that the itev. Mr Mason was ,i, close friend of the doomed clergvnnti and they luul pio.iched In 'lie nm.i church. Dr. D. D. Orout, sucrlnteml us uf tlie hospital, stated to-day there Is not the slightest foundation for this report. Mr. Mason's mental trouble began hefoiu Itlchoson coinmltleil the deed and the t,j clergymen were not known to each oliict nor had they ever preached in the sunn church. Dr. Orout pronounced the story a silly fahtlcatlou. While Mr Mns-r. j I case Is grave It ts not Incurable Ho Is V ' years old and bur. a wife and two children Valentine Holm, the Sudbury farm hand iirtesttid s'ometlmo ago ami stupected of the alleged assault upon Miss Neli Met'hnn, Is to have n hearing In lUuland two weeks from S'lturday. lls hearinf Iiiih been twice postponed.