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THE CALUMET NEWS . MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED THE WEATHER: GENERALLY FAIR TO I I mess. TODAY'S NEWS TODAY. NIGHT AND THURSDAY. COLDER TONIGHT. VOL XXI CALUMET, HOUGHTON COUNTY, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, DECEMBER 13, 1911 NO. 38 TO SPEEDILY END LORIMER INQUIRY Sudden Move by the Defendant's Counsel to Close Investiga tion is Surprise SENATOR WILL GO ON STAND Will Give Testimony and Undergo Cross-Examination If Hearings Are Ended Before Christ mas Committee May Report Right After Holidays. Washington, ),.,. n. -The prospects ol an aily conclusion of tin- LorlOMM1 investigation developed suddenly to day when Tiialga Himcjr. reran ael fur Lortastr, nM h expected t put Lor iin.r on the st u nd as the last witness within a few days. The committee announced it had DM r two more v itmsscs to call. Judge HMN) indicated, BOWV0T that Ioilnier would give extended tes thnony. The Toss-examination also may cover sc.ral .lav s. It w ill be the first time fafflllll r hBJ testilled under oath in his own d. felise. His sudden move to end the inv.sti Ration came as a distinct surprint to those Who line Iteen expecting I,ori Ulel's oilllSe would Use every effort to prolong the hearings, at least until al ter the spring primaries In Illinois. Ii: the event the hearings are ended b fore fBirlatmag Um committee mav report when the Senate .olivines alter lllo ho Idas recess. Patrick McCarthy, of Davenport, was called as a witness today. TO DEDICATE NEW HALL. Copper City Ready for Interesting Ceremony Tomorrow. Preparations are complete for the dedication tomorrow of the new Cop per City fin- hall, which has Just been .oinplcted by Contractor Kdvvurd IM sicth. An In! Of llhg program. Includ ing a banquet has been arranged for tin occasion and there will be several speeches Imitations have been ex tended to as many out of town resi dents as the raellities for etitertainiii'r would permit. The new hall, though inexpensive, In of amnio size to meet the requirements or the town. It Is (JO feet in length and H feet wide, one .-tory. and Is a frame structure. It houses the complete eojilnniont. Including ladders, truck, sleighs, tM feet of hose, drying racks and Hher couipniont. Tin re Is also a room for mooting! of the department and public events. The banquet and dedication tomor row will lie of an Informal nature There will be speech) s by IMwaid 71- seth. Sunt RlMMOtl Smith of the. Ali ment mine, Qeorge Williams or Cal iiiiiri, .It rry I'iniirK.iii or Hancock and others, ThO CoppW City Brg department has forty-two members. J us I Ktlhtt la chief, Harvey Johnson. praaldonti John R. DanmlH. atcrotan ; and John Dodgai treasurer. TO LOCATE AT GARY. Dr. C. W. Yarrington A ounces He Will Leave Calc The many rrb nds af I HP, rlnaton r tin- Calomel t. D V Yir-)-cla staff lerno4 with regret yesterday that hi' has mad)' arrangements to teaVC Calu- mi'i on or gsfoes Pah, l. to looats Clary, imi. Dr. Yarrington Is DM or the host known physicians In Calumet, ha Ting ((.im- to Mil- copper country upon Mm 1- I'll I 1 O. I I il III from thi' University of Michigan nine years a ir. He located first at Dollar Uny, where he spent one var and later spent two yours at K.arsnrge. He foim-d the stair of tin' ralnml noil llicla hosnltal six cue aim. Dr. Ynrrlngton Is one r tin Ml oromlncti I members of the Houghton County Medical society am! Ma departure will be iagTOtto4 gjl many rrh-nds of his prof-ssion a prall as outside. DEMOCRATS WIN OUT IN ARIZONA SWEEPING VICTORY IN ELECTION FOR SENATOR, CONGRESSMAN AND STATE OFFICERS YESTERDAY. 1'boenlx. Arlr. Tec. 13.- Th- first State election In Arlxomi resulted In a swe.plim DamutiNtk victory (Off s.-na-tora. Oangtaasmen and state oflloara, ftceordhag to admissions nf Republican 1. rulers bore, thoiiR-h the figures are not available. There ie n ratal poeslhlUtj ripvclanrt. a Rppnbllcan. an elected aefatafy of state. An amendment to the -.institution W eliminate the recall of Judges passed almost unanimously. ANOTHER TRUST SUIT. Government Seeks to Dissolve United Shoe Machinery Co. Boston, Mass., m. 13.a suit ask ing for the dissolution of the Inltcd Sin-- .Machinery compan.v, a corpora tion oT World-wide scope, was insti tuted yesterday alt. moon by the tc.l eiia government, which tiled a loll in unity in Um United states elreail "urt. The hill Is brought against Hie t inted Shoe Machinery corpora -tlon, I nited shoe Ma. him ry company of New Jclse.v, eighteen tlhallUsI J otporatioiin ami (went) -three Indlvid uals to restrain tha defendants from maintaining and engaging In unlaw fill combinations, contracts ami con spiracies in restraint of inter tale ami foreign trade and commerce in viola tion of the Sin 1111. in ael in tin- manu facture, sale and lease of machines, mechanisms, tools and devices in., I in the muiiul'.iclurc Of, boots and shoes." The court Is asked t,, order tin dis solution of the defendant corporation into such parts that none of them will constitute a monopoly Of CM become a monopoly of the shoe inrichiiici business. UNVEILING POSTPONED. Columbia, s. c, Doc. H. Anownco mcnt is made of the postponement or tile unveiling of the II lollll men t reel ed in this city to the South Carolina women of the confederacy. The un veiling was to have taken place to morrow, but owing to a M in ship ping the brOMM group lrom Kurope it was found necessary to defer the event until a latter date. REYES HEADS REBEL ARMY. laired i. Tex., Dec. 13. It 1H report ed from a reliable source that (b-neral Itcycs is at the head of an Insiiirecto army in the mountains mar Cal.na. Ne'ivo I n state, ami expects to be in Monterey Sunday. EXPERTS VISIT MISSION FIELDS CRITICISM OF METHODS RESULTS IN THOROUGH USED IN- VESTIGATION OF WORK IN FAR EAST. San Francisco, Cal , DaC, I ! A commission Ol eminent experts ap pointed to Investigate the Work of the missions in the l-ar Fast saftM for Japan today n the steamship Shiny m Mam. The commission was appoint ed some time ngo by tin- liiternatlon.il I!lbh Students' Association as a re sult ir criticisms rroni various sn'inrs in revard to the inelhiNls pursue.) by the Aiiu-ri an missions In the Asiatic MA A thorough Investigation is to be made ol' existing conditions with a view to recommending chaiiKes in the praauntt plan of oponttlooat If nnv thongeo ar aoamag aoooaaary to f)r wani the latavaata or rartgloa ami hu mantty. Among the womhari or the commission are lien. Y. P, Hall, I A.; 10. Y. . Kuchn. Tol.do, ,i ii. htaxaraU, tfaaailolil, 0.j t, T. I'lcs, Washington. D. Dr. I.. s. ; It. I.. . W, bin - Join s. CMoaajo, ami prof P. n. son. i mtario. GIVES HIS SON E ADVICE FATHER TELLS BOY IN JAIL AC CUSED OF STEALING TO EN TER POLITICS TO EVEN UP SCORES. lirecley, Colo.. Dec. 13 -Clliipie all I unusual advice is contained ill a letter (Tom Arthur OaOTga llurlbert o( (3 Ma Kll.vn. a suburb of Chicago, to his son, Prancta who is now in atl hafaj held on n oharge of stealing a nold watch. Tile letter SU 1 1 I Stav iii Jail "bib- you must, but when you are freed remain In Qmatej ; make M PBOJT home; gain the confi dence of the people; then be ii candi date for mnynr; and when you are elected, even your scores with UMUg who have persecuted you. While you are held by the uithorities. y.ui can emnlov well your time stii'Jyliig prison , oiulitions, for you may never have an other opportunity. leUsfg what these poor men have to suffer, and In your heart will be horn an undying pity for hundreds of other men who havo suf fered as you have done." MUCH BASEBALL TROUBLE. American League's "Declaration of In dependence" Stirs the Magnates. New York. lec. IS The war Bgagfj on the baseball horlion was the chief topic of discission In sporting circles here today. N'one of the baseball mag nates would admit they knew exactly what was meant by the American lea gue's "declaration of Independence last night, but most of them admitted the situation held possibilities of seri ous trouble. The Me. l iratlon" Is the Cttteome over the world's series ticket scandal. GERMANS IN U.S. SEE CONSPIRACY Peace Treaties Aimed at Father land Says Head of German Americans in N. Y. ENGLAND BACK OF MOVEMENT So Declares Man Who Started Uproar at Peace Meeting No Arrests Have Followed Disturb ances Which Broke up Gath ering Last Night. New York. X. Y.. Dec. outbreak interrupted a mooting in hi at CsUgMgj night in support of th 13. A riotous large mass It h.ill last arbitration tie aii a which President Tall has pro posed with Knglainl ami rVance. Twcnty-elKht BoitCOWaa were hurrbil to tin. hall. The outbreak occurred af ter ICIeholaa Mm ray Butlar, pii snleiit Of Columbia university, had read reso lutions urging tin- senate to ratify the treaties ami AlpfcoiMM U. Koelbb-, presbb nt of the Qerataw Hwiartoaa Ctt- laens" leagui- ol' the state of New York moved tint the majority resolution of the United Slab s senate committee on foreign rehutooa in- adopted aa i mrb- titute tor the Sutler resolution. This declaration is not a nroniotor of paaaa but a areata of war." he exclalnn'd ajul tin- worls ware sc in ch i ut of his mouth when men jumped to rlthar Ma mi the atagaj ami raleed thair hands in an apparent sisnal. whereupon pandemonium was wet loose ill thi' upper galleries. Cat calls, yells. graauM ami Maaea made it Impoaalhlti for Chairman Joseph II. .Clmate to araoaad arlth tfca meriting NO artists thus lar have tollowed tho distill bailees. Uibbi Vie, who made an ineffective attempt ( stop the dist iirbances. declared today that those In charge of the itherlng told the police to let every one present hae his say. The police say they ibi have nut out the disturbers and let the meeting go on, but that they acted on I he committee's orders. A Q. Koelble. wtio IntTOdUOOd an amendment opposing th" arbitration trectiis, ami started the uproar, denle: the disturbance was pre an taugad. Al ter the meeting bloke up Koelble maili a sio-eh on a street corner, in which he sa id : "Those treaties arc nothing more or less than a conspiracy against Qar many. Bngtand is back ,r it and w. leriu.i n -A iiiericans don't propose to allow this country to be hood - w Inked. We know ghaghMtaTa plans." NEW GAME LAWS. Effort Will Be Made to Draft Bill tc Please Whole District. At the annual meeting of the Upper Pantaaula spoilsmen's aanoctatioa held st, r. lay at Manpiette it was voted to place the matter of game law legis lation In I he hands of committee of four, whose duty It will he to ascertain what changes arc wanted by the resi dents of the upper peninsula and then draft a bill which will he satisfactory to the wln.ie district.' In this mnve- j meat, an attempt will be made to en- operate with the lower Michigan Sportsmen's association in order that the hill to be presented to the iegishl- tur I year heme may hear the stamp of approval of the whole state. The otliccrs of the association for tin coming year are; President T. I!. Wymati. Miuilsinu. I list Pica President Paul Swift I (oiighton. Second Vice President II. s Thompson. 'hamplon. Secretary - Treasurer- -1 'has. K. Chip h)y, BaUll Ste. Marie. DEATH OF MISS RUSKO. Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Rus k" Passes Away. The death took place this morning of Miss Margaret Victoria, ilaughtei of Mr. ami Mrs Martin Husk., of Hlreb Lane, Had Jacket. The deceased wa aged L'.'5. Paral.vsis was the cauaa. Sin Is survived tiy her parents and several sisters. Miss Uusko was born nnd raised In Hag J " k, t and bad many rrletids In this Vltlaga Previous to lur Illness aha was engaged In teaching school nt gJOOtJaoh. The funeral will likely be held Saturday afternoon, although def inite arrannements have not yet been inai'c. Death of Mrs. Burkman. Mi Hannah Miirkman. niced Pi. died early this morning after a short Ill ness, nt the family rarm. north r Cen tennial Heights. A husband and six ehlldr ri survive. The funeral will take place Sunday afternoon. ST. PATRICKS DAY RULING. Home. Iec. I". s Ho result of a pupal decree issued In July in refer ence to holy days, St. Patrick's day was struck off the list of efetdpstaT) iioly days Og the ropiest of the Irish Catholic hierarchy, however, the gsggj See has Just Issued another decree, b which the feast of St. Patrick will con tinue to ls a holy day without, how ever, being subject to the law of fast ing or abstinence. ..... NINETY DAYS IN JAIL. John Mattson Gets Too Frisky With Gun and John Mattson brought before .1 vesterdaj. batflf i with Intent to ili lie entered a l 15 Arrested. w as arraatai and 'slice U. T. links liiiged with assault Kieat bodils harm of guilty ami was lined J5n and con or in default nine ty days In the count Jail. M.itison (ok the Jajl sent. n a, It appears t lar In ot ,,ut on a ram Mkggb ami start. I to shoot up Tine street. It is ami ihat tiring of thM he went to hin boarding house on Firth street, ani thrust a gun in the race of u Mrs. Ek'kermaun. The wom an became frightened, turned out the lights, and hid in a clothes' cupboard. In the meantim. villaaje offlcera Mac N'ainara ami Janus I ird were suin moneil to the s . ii . and w ith some dithvuity artaated Matt on. According to Justice Hicks the man was not drunk at the time Bsc hard iaraacti entered a pica or guilts in Justin da to a charge link's court yestei I' vagrancy, ami was sentenced to th county (ail Tor ninety daya without th optkia or a tine. Napoleon Putt 1 .(nested recently I AUina Nil ail. eh; lug to kill her. woman had been camp where tin maJoyeri, and tin . a lumberjack, was hi complaint ol' Mrs. rKcl with threaten il appears that tin ook in a lumber dafajatani luui been pair were on friend' m t recently in Had ly terms. Tiny Jacket and it wii during this meeting, so Mrs. Niemi gliegadj, tin threats to harm her were made. When the case was called lor hearing In Justice nicks- ccajrt yaaterdgi tin- woomui lalleil to put In .in appearance, ami the ib lendant was discharged. John Matthews charged before tice Jaekola with defrauding boarding house keeper, i He Olson I II s - his w ho brought complaint, was dismiss. tl on ayinent of the csts. and a pi i. that he would pa tin heard lull. John Wearnc was given thirty days this morning by Justice Hicks on the charge or vagrnne.s. be not having the 0 helew Itlial to pa a lim Ainlrew Inglebritzen was brought he fore Justice Jackohi this morning to answer to a churn. ..( v a gram. v. On (allure to furnish bonds in the sum of $:in to behave in the future ha was sent to the counts Jail (off a period of thiity days. Kiliniiml Mattun u.i eisen sixt days. In Jail by Justice Hicks on a charge of vagrnm y. CHAIRMAN NEW REPLIES 10 EEE SAYS IF PRESIDENT CANNOT CARRY INDIANA THAT NO OTHER REPUBLICAN CAN WIN STATE. Washington, Dec. 13. A preliniinar . inceiiiii; nt tm- arrangement commlt- h I the lb publican national convi tton wilt be h. I in Chicago th. second week of January. National lb publican Chairman New of Indiana gave out a statement an swering that made by I'luri-man I.e. r the 1 1 1 I i 1 1 1 ; i Republican central committee, in which Lee declared Tad Id not carry Indiana next year. New chare, s Iee Issued the state tin nt as part r a preaching plan and says he knows the Influencea that were back r it. "If Tuft cannot curry Indiana, no other Republican can." declared New. adding that if the Republican party cannot win with Tnft It certainly can not win with any one else. STAGGERING DATA ON PUBLISHING MORE THAN SIX BILLION FIVE HUNDRED MILLION COPIES OUTPUTTED BY PUBLISH ERS IN A YEAR. Washing lcc. 13. The result of an taejttlr) bj the House committee as to the voiunu . weight ami handling or paMtaatkMM during the past HacaJ year, was made public today. Ten thousand publishers reported an an imal output of more than six billion. Ave hundred million copies, weighing one billion -even hundred ami Mt) million pounds. The M.sla service handled Ml,fO! - pounds, anfl excluding I Mumls catli.il free, it received oin cent p. r pound. The publishers deli, cred the remainder by carriers, aawt boys, news companbs, express ami other rail shipments. The bulk shipments went at the rat. af 1 cent per pound. r tlx to V BISHOP FARTHING IS 50. Moutr. il. I 13. Itishop Farthing, head oi tin Anglican synod of Mon treal, nuictlv celebrated his fiftieth Mrthdai aiinl vcrsnry today. Though a native nf Cincinnati, Pishop Failhlng I was educated in Knglund and has been i a resub nt o Canada ever since Ins ordination. lrlor to his election t succeed the late Kiahopp Osrmichael In this I i'y he had served tor some years us dean or the diocese or Klng- Stol). , .. TWO TAX PTANS ARE SUBMITTED Report on Revision of Tax Sy tern Leaves the Choice up to the Legislature COMMISSION'S WORK AT END Corporate Excess Plan Still Held to be Desirable One Plan Fr Separation of Local and States Taxes. Other Limits Primary Fund. Lansing. Mich.. Ins-, IX - Two prop- isillollS Were submitted to (biVelllol Onburn tafta at tha expert commis sion willed tor several months has been digging into tile tax problems af Michigan. Otta provides (Off complete separation of state and local taxes and the other provides for leaving condi tions as at present, but placing a cash value tax upon corporations, which would materially lower local rates bv tin leasing local assessed valuations. The commission takes the ground that it is in no wise a legislative bod v. It therefore suggests the two systems or taxation and leaves it Tor the legis lature to determine whic h shall ha adopted. The Brat plan providing (Off separa tum of slate ami local taxes provides lor the (otkra lug scheme: Divide Primary Fund. Amend the constitution so as to guarantee a primarv school ruiul or It per capita for all children of s i .v;e I his would autoin.iticallv re cast- the balance of the tux Collected (Tag) the railroads for the general pur poses Of the ; tate. At the present time the number of pupils or school age would take about j::.n.Mi.linO at J4 per capita out of the total collection o( nearly $:i.(imi.ihm Tor the general pur poses oT the state. This sum would be augmented by uu increase in the rate tiSiii Inheritance and the extension af that tax to tin transfers of real estate which would produce on a conservative estimate. fKOO.OOO a year. Put the taxation of inteturharis ami thoe water and electric power com panies through the state board of as sessors and at the average rate as railroads arc taxed. Thin It is estimat ed would produce about f f.uo.ooo annu ally. Franchise Fee end Mortgage Tax. P.v in Teasing the frain hise fee upon the organization and increase of st.x-k of cons, rations. The rate is now one- hair of one mill upon each dollar of apital stock and tho report s.ivs "An increase which would pffOffMCC $ 1 imi.ooo additional revenue per an num would not be oppressive or un duly discourage the creation of Bar purations." Take for state purposes the entire recording fee which is imvC paid b) mortgages in lieu of taxes. This would be extended to all secured Indehted lies, a fair estimate of the revenue ta accrue hahag Sgg,tM year. It is ggM that milling corporations should not, through separation, be ex empted rpun bearing a share of the state tax buidcn, ami for present pur istses It Is recommended that tin mines should pay one-ninth of the de mands r the state for general ex penses. It is further re. ommemled that the mining situatb n should 1h investi gated M order that a sclieine may be devised by which tiny may be placed under lb. same plan as recommended for other corpora! ions. Tex Corporate Excess, Also. The ha hum or taa needs of the st ale should be made up from a tux upon the corporate . . ess which at pres ent would vary from IfcftMM to $,- ta,aaf .nmuaiu. The rate upon which the corpor.it. excess would be 'ax.d is airivid .it in sev era ways. Tlie average rate. A tixe.l percentage of the value of the corporate excess annually. A rate arrived at by dividing the total corp 'late excels into the balance or the stale budget litter the other OUffCaa of revenue have been deduct ed, provided that this rate should n. v. r exce.il the average rate of the state. The Second Plan. Tlie second plan provides that all corporations which it Is intended shall collie under the corporate excess sys tem s"hall make reports to the state tax commission on prescribed blanks, that the state tax commission shall lix the vakle of these properth-s In tituling all elements both tangible and intangible and certify these values to the I.m-uI assessing officer. In cae the local assessing ..tile, r fails to place these rolls at the values pn.pertles on Un certified, hi must therefore to the certify his reasons slate tax commission who by review would have aiithorltv to place them on the rolls at its own llgures. The stale lux commission should hold conferences wllh the local assessors to Instruct them In the methods of getting ut cash values and tne com mission would have power to employ such assistance as m'.vht be n.s . ssarv Continued on Tage Three. FIFTY YEARS AN EDITOR. New Brunswick Claims Oldest News paper Editor in America. St. John. N. Bn Dae, i:i The st John CIoIm. issued tlttv-pag. edition today to mark the completion or the fiftieth year of the editorship of John Valentin,. Kills. Mr. Kills is believed !" ! the oldest newspaper editor In America in point of continuous serv ice. He wan born in Halifax seventy cevin years ago and at thn age of twenty-six became editor of the Clobe. He was appointed to the senate or Canada In llinu. alter having served for some years as a member of the Provincial legislature .,!' New Brune wiek and later of the Ix, minion HoaMfe of Commons. CHEAPER CABLE MESSAGES. Ix.ndon. I)-, 13. The long agitation for cheaper cable messages has Dual ly reached a uccessful culmination. Today the various cable companies put into effect a fifty per cent reduction ag nil press messages from tho British Isles to Canada. Australia and tin I'nlled States. Ordinal. v messages in plain language subject ta del. rin. iit will als be accepted at half the pres ent rates, beginning the first of the i ouiinjf v ear. CIVIL SERVICE REFORM. Philadelphia Pa., I i. e. :: Ifrepani lions have been Completed for the annual convention of the National civil Service Reform League, which is to he laid in this city tomorrow and Priday undrr the auspl es of the Philadelphia association. delegates from everv Kirt of the countrj will be in attendance. ami civil service lUeStioS Will be discussed at lllv SeS- ahuM i naaa or aatlci nol pfoathsasea. WANT BOARD EOR FEDERAL PARKS COUNTRY-WIDE CAMPAIGN FOR BETTER SUPERVISION TO ASK CONGRESS TO CREATE BUREAU. Washington. I. C . In c , in . uinti v - wide cumiKiiKn to urif. ion. ii .ongresn the creation or a bur.au of national parks, to have charge f nil national iarks and rcscrv slloaa, wita a view to preserving slid adding t, thatf baaaty, is to ha KcWMfanl hg (ha Agiatkiaa Civic Association at its seventh annual convention which be gan In this city to.lav. Th. asns m. nt alrady has paealvad :he indorse ment of President Taft an 1 fJarfatari of the Interior isher. The convention will remain in ss slon over tomorrow and Priday. Cltv 1 dunning and mighborh I Improve ments are the chief ssshWts !.. I.,. Icalts with in the papers, addresses nd discussions, in addition to the national ar matter. In the city planning sessions both experts and business men Will sixaL from tl..lr iwn experience on the wisdom of ap plying system to the de .!onncnt ol the aesthetic as well as the practical city of today. Bxnerta fmm Minn. . iMdis, Dallas and other cities will let f the sueessful work dos in th. ir omniunities in the vv i . of neighbor - hood Improvement. J. Horn M. l-'u I.. ml of Harrisburg. Pa . is tha presi dent of the assoclath. i .m l the pre shthag officer at the convection sions, which ure being held a! the New Willard Il-.te! ENGLISH ROYALTY ARE SHIPWRECKED STEAMER CONVEYING PARTY TO EGYPT GOES ON ROCKS AND IS IN PERILOUS POSITION Gibraltar, Dae, It, The Paahsaaku & oriental Steam Navigation Co.'s stouin.r Delhi, conveying the Duke of Fife and wife, a sister ..r King C. ugc aisi laughters, with many others, on tbr wav to Kgypt. bus gom- S shore south ot Cape Spartel off the Moroc can coast. Tug have gone to tin steamer's assistance. The position sf the bon Is conslden-d so perilous thin the Prittsh cruiser Weymouth also has be.n ordered to the scone with a de tachment of artillery In charge of life savinK apparatus. Assistance soon reached the shin A storm was raging and it wun diffi cult for the resellers to get close, hffJI with the a s let a nee of the French ulser FYinnt, wnl b the lYemh naval authorities from Tangier, the women nnd children were taken off ami landed MINISTERS TO MEET. The regular meeting of the CoppOf Country Ministerial association will be held at the Y. M. C. A. nest Monday afternoon at 2: SO o'clock. There will be n paper by Rev C II Brooks of the Portnse Lake Baptist church on. "Pen t ost - Historical. Typical and Doc trinal," after which there will he a discussion. TAFT INITIATED FEDERAL PROBE President Started Government's Inquiry Into Dynamiting Conspiracy IGNORED POLITICAL EFFECT Executive Gave Orders to Proceed When Fully Informed Commencing of Federal Action Wae Beginning of End of the McNsmara Defense. los Angeles. Calif , Dec. 3. presi dent Taft personally initial, d the gov- araeaast'a present Igrffathjattaa here and at IndianapoiiH into the dynamit ing conspiracy in which tha McN.hu aras figured. The pr snl. nt. w hen la vished here on October Pi, was ap prlecd bv the prose. utio, ,,( the strong 'Use against lb. M i Nam. it is la!t action in tin matter was taken forty eight hours after he left here. The details nf alleged tampering r witnesses and evidence in various arts r the country, and the inability of the state authorities to bring all the or tenders to Justice wele related to in president while lure. It was tho final move of the people here to ask the nation's executive assistance in a mat ter in which they were being balked on all shies. The local federal author ities declined to take any steps In the matter, pending orders from Wash ington Omar Laartar than assistant to prosecutor Fredericks, is the man who approached the president on the subject l.awbr pointed out the number or labor leaders involved The possibil ity of political injury to the president was taken into consideration W:th union atnr then Unci up on the side of the McNamaras. which was long hgfara the ooaaaaalaM of guilt were dreamed of, it was indicated to the president that an unfavorable slltl . al etT. cT might result with the Labor element t he took a definite stand in the McNaniara case. The president, it ki.l. (..id l.iwler he would proceed re- gardless of that, ami favored heirln- ning a Federal prosecution here. It was pointed out that on account of the state's case a cumbersome situa tion might then arise. Indianapolis IV.Icrui autluu pies, he was told, how ever, were anxious to go ahead If he would say the word. The president said he would give an answer in a day or two. The president got Into com munication with Attorney OaMngj ick. rshani and an order went forth to I'nite.l States Distrht Attorney Miller to begin the government's in vestigaMon at Indianapolis. The effect here as far as the state was concerned was immediate. District Attorney Fredericks wis elated. Many wrttsaaaag who had naaa urged not t come here to give testimony came over to the statfs .sab-. As the band of the Federal government was disclosed evidence was added to the rapidly growing pile that forced a sur render from the McNamaras The le R ns. s attorneys admit today that they felt the effect of the govern ment's hand and with the transfer of evidence in Indianapolis, previously ll'il up. they saw the beginning of the government's dragnet in assisting the state TWO LITTLE GIRLS KIDNAPED. Chicago, Dee. ft,- Marion and Margaret Holmes, the nine and seven year old daughters of U. J. Holmes, were kkhnped on their wav t school tlav in I ow tier's 5r.. suburb of Chicago. Kfforts or tin s, win. saw the seizure to stop the kidnaping were ftttltieaa, and the men oacapad with the children in an automobile. PERKINS EAVORS BUSINESS COURTS FINANCIER AND DIRECTOR OF U. S. STEEL WANTS CONGRESS TO GIVE BIG BUSINESS A CHANCE. Wushinnlon, Dec ,; i;.-rgr W. Perkins, financier and director of the Pnited states steel corporation, today told the Senate inter t it .inm. rce committee that a practical wav to give the country's big hMOtaeaff relief rrom the existing uncertainty and depres sion would be to create a business court or controlling commission enm-po-ed r experienced business men with power to license corporations. Violation of the commission's regu lations, he urged, should be punish able by Imprisonment f Individuals rnther than by revocation of licensee. He declared business Is contracting be canse of fear of prosecution under the Sherman law and w nite.i I'ongress to appoint a commission to consider sug gested amendments to that measure and to report on the practicability ot the national Incorporation act.