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Volume IV, Number 124
Street Cars Run Gauntlet;
Terrified Passengers
Lie on Floors
orts of Men on Strike
Conflicting Labor Lead
ers Claim 75,000
PHILADELPHIA, March 3. Disor
der iu many parts o"f t ho city marked
tlio first day of tlio great sympathetic
strike of organized labor to back up tlio
light of tho trolley men against the
Itapid Transit company.
Nearly every section of tho city had
a tale to tell of ears attacked and men
assaulted by strikers and sympathizers
or clashea with police.
Tho ceao of tho most general dis
turbance shifted from tlio heretofore
turbulent Kensington district to tho
heart of tho city, where, despite tho
announcement of Mayor Reyburn that
no demonstration sliould bo held on this
historic ground, a crowd of 2.",000 gath
ered to participate and watch tho dem
onstration of organized labor.
'Policemen, mounted mid afoot, wero
there by the score, with strict orders
to keep tho crowds moving.
Owing to the patierfce, carefulness
and steadiness of tho polico there ns
no serious outbreak. A great crowd
of strikers paraded tho squnro unnio
Jestcd. There is n diil'erenco of opin
ion today as to tho extent of tho strike.
Saturday being a half holiday, it was
impossible to get moro than a rough
estimate of the number out. The com
mittee of ten which is conducting the
-strike, in a statement tonight said 70,
000 men aro now out and tho walkout
affected 30,000 other workers.
Secretary Hope declared that the
liakers, milk wagon drivers and groc
ery clerks would not bo called out. Ho
-did not desire that organized labor
should inconvonieuco tho public to the
extent of handicapping the delivery of
tlio necessaries of life.
Othor labor leaders said ."5,000 men
had struck and tho number would bo
greatly increased Monday.
Claim Reports Exaggerated
While citizens generally regard tho
.strike as most serious, city officials,
from the mayor down, claim ho sriko is
no as widespread as claimed by labor
Direcor of Safey Clay said polico re
fers showed that not more than 20,000
aro out.
However, with all tho conflicting re
ports, it is evident that all industries
sire not prostrated. Tho great indus
Democrats Vote Solidly Aga inst Measure Goes to Rep
resentatives With Provision to Keep Money
in Banks Where Deposited
WASHINGTON, D. ('., March 5.
Dividing practically on party lines,
tho scnato at tho closo of tho third
session of the legislative day of March
;t, passed the administration' postal sav
ings bank bill.
Of tho seventy-two votes cast, fifty
wero in favor of tho bill and twenty
two against. All tho negative votes
wero democrats, oven McEncry, who
bad voted with tho republicans through
out consideration of tho bill, in tho
end deserting to his own party.
Chamberlain of Oregon was' the only
democrat who Mood with tho repub
licans in favor of tho bill.
As it goes to the .house, tho bill au
thorizes tho various money order de
partments of tho postoflices to accept
sums of ono dollar of more and deposit
tho sums at tho local banks, whero tho
inonoy will reninin unless withdrawn by
tho president in case of war or othor
In case of This withdrawal, the fuuds
ill IN
trial estauiismnoiits, locomotive car
shops, ship yards and steel works, all
of which aro "open shop" concerns,
aro operating today.
The greatest numbor of sympathetic
strikers claimed that ."0,000 aro out of
workers in the Kensington district. Tho
strikeis claimed that C0,000areou t of
theso industries alone, and scattering
unions in other trades aro well repre
sented. Master builders admitted that their
industry is seriously crippled.
May Ca'l on Taft
There is a rumor tonight that labor
leaders might request Taft to uso his
influence to bring an end to tho trouble
or take some steps along tlio lines adop
tedby Roosevelt in the coal strike.
No talk of arbitration or Deace is
evident and largo employers are await
ing the events of the next few days
before attempting asettlement.
On Walnut street the first trouble
occurred, xno signt ot trolley cars on
tho tho'roughfare a n gored tho vanguard
of tho labor paniilo near Independence
hall and a stone went through the
window of one of tho cars. Every car
that came along ran tho guantlet and
there was a running firo . of stones,
pieces of wood and other missiles which
terrified tho passengers and crows. To
escape tho missiles tho motormen threw
on full power and sent tho cars Hying
out of the way with occupants lying
on tho floors.
Worst IUot of Strike
Tho worst outbreak was in the heart
of the city, where tho polico mobilized.
Mo previous disturbance has compared
with this in magnitude and intensity.
Men mid women fell at tho onslaught
of tho police and on all parts of tho
street and sidewalks were scores of
cut and bruised.
Subsequent to tho Walnut street dis
turbance was another on Washington
square in which tho crowd' turned on a
small force of policemen, knocking one
of them down and breaking tho club
of another. In the inixnp that fol
lowed the men iu the throw: seized
eggs, produce, canned goods and every-
tiling tney could get tlieir hands on,
!ind pelted tho policemen. A mounted
sqund dispersed tho mob.
Dozens ot cars were attacked, win
dows smashed and passengers and crews
forced to tako refuge from the flying
missncs uy-iying prostrate on tlio lloors.
Woman Arrested
Tho police seized four prisoners from
tlio ranKs or tlio disturbances. One
was placed in a patrol and made :i
spectacular leap for freedom. One of
those in custody is a young woman, Ada
Meyerson, said to bo secietnry of tho
union of women shirtwaist makeis and
prominent in the recent shiitwaist
Driven from Independence square,
several thousand later congregated in
Washington square, near by. A man
mounted on tlio shoulders of scveill
others began a harangue. A detail of
mounted policemen dashed through tho
archways from Independence hall. Tho
crowd scattered right and left before
tho horses and the orator tumbled WT
tho shoulders or tho other men.
Colored Cops Anger Crowd
Several minutes of sharp work with
horses and clubs served to disperso the
mass. A number of colored policemen
aroused the ire of tho crowd, and Sup
erintendent of Polico Taylor, fearing
further trouble, ordered them away.
A detail of mounted police, sent to
break up another disturbance, was mec
by several women who showered them
with confetti and defied arrest.
In Kensington a big crowd was
will be invested in government securi
ties. It is calculated that such a law
will bring much money out of biding
and result in a fund ranging all tho
way from $500,000,000 to $1,000,000,
000,000. Two important amendments were
adopted. Ono was by Bailey to permit
tho ivithdrawal of postal funds on de
posit by tho oiiginal depositors "upon
demand," and tho other by Gallinger,
specifically including savings banks ami
trust companies doing a banking busi
ness among tho banking institutions
permitted to accept deposits of postal
A substitute by Owens of Oklahoma,
for a national bank guaranty, was
voted down. A number of democratic
senators, including (Tore, Stono and
Bacon, spoko in general opposition to
tho measure. They saw in it the fore
runner of a great central bank, and re
garded the legislation as unconstitutional.
charged by the mounted oflicers and
two were injured by blows from clubs.
Three arrests were made.
Three thousand strikers met in Cent
ral Labor Union hall at Burwood to
day. Counsel for tho itriko leaders told
tho strikers they hadrfhs day, without
sanction of law, been deprived of the
right of peaceful assemblage. He ad
vised tho mt oromain orderly, no mat
ter how great the provocation, declaring
that the cause of labor throughout the
country is at issuo in this struggle.
John Murphy attacked the city ad
ministration, characterizing it as" tho
most llamnablo over scon." Tho mayor,
he said, could have prevented the strike
had he cared to. Kvery reference to
the mayor was greeted with jeers and
Letters Written by Famous
Persons to Be Preserved
by Congress
WASHINGTON. D. C, March o.
In an unlighted corner of tho attic of
tho house of representatives the house
committeo on accounts lias rescued a
largo number of lottors and documents
of the early days of the republic.
Among them aro letter from Wash
ington, Jefferson, La Fayette, Jay and
Two letters wero written by Martha
Washington and Mary Todd Lincoln,
the former concerning tho proposed re
moval of the body of her l.iusband from
Mount; Vernou to tho crypt of tho Cap
itol and the other applying to the gov
ernment for a pension of $5,000 a year,
which was granted.
The house voted an appropriation of
$2,500 to havo tho historic papors cared
for and deposited in tho library of
congress ns tho "House of Representa
tives Collection."
Little Additional Evidence
Given Bearing on Con
duct of Office
Says Power Site Withdraw
als in Many Cases Not
Large Enough
WASHINGTON, D. C. March 3.
Gilford I'inchot concluded his pait in
tho Ballingcr-Piuchof. inquiry today and
James It. Garfield, former secretary of
the interior, and another prominent
member of the Uoosevclt "Tennis cab
inet," took the stand.
Pinchot 's story ended with the reit
eration of the statement that ho had
little or no personal knowledgo of tho
things to which ho called attention dur
ing the four days lie was on tho wit
ness stand, and with general defense
of the forest service. Pinchot summed
up the various "inferences" he wished
tho committee to draw from the docu
ments which had previously been intio
dnccd iu evidence.
Tho former foi ester's final day on
the witness stand was taken up almost
entirely with "inferences and conclu
sions." Ho was examined and cross
examined as to these until the members
of the committeo wero plainly irritated
by tho tactics ofvcounsel iu going over
tlio same gionnd again and again and
pleaded for a chance to draw their own
About tho only interesting point
made by Attorney Vertrees during the
day was the suggestion to the commit
tee that Pinchot charged Ilallingcr witli
"wilful deception" of tho president
for a possible misstatement made upon
infoniiation furnished by others, where
as, Pinchot indefending himself for
having made masstatements to tho
president, likewise on information of
others, declared that he meiely made
"simple mistakes."
Dining tho hour and a half ho was
on tho stand Garfield went into a de
tailed history of his administration of
the interior department, especially with
respect to tho withdrawal of lands con
taining water power sites. He declaied
thero had been no subterfuge, no deal
ing iu the daik. Garfiold insisted that
the supervisory power of tho executive
to withdraw lands fiotn entry has ex
isted from the beginning of the go em
inent. As to the charge that power
site withdrawals wero too largo, Gar
field said ho thought a gieat mistake
had been made in net making some of
them huger.
Dramatic Recital of Fears
and Suspicions Told on
"Witness Stand
Charged With IVholcsale
Toisoning in Attempt to
Slay Family
KANSAS CITY, March 5. Disre
garding tho advice of her attorneys,
Mis. Logan Swopo today laid bare,
while giving testimony in the slander
suit of her son-in-law, Dr. B. Hyde,
the innermost secrets of her houshold
for years.
With tears coursing her cheeks, she
repeatedly rose from tho witness chair
as she told her story. Sho told of tho
courtship of Hyde, how sho tried to like
him as a son-in-law and of her beliof
that ho had attempted to murder her
relatives, and at ono tinio tried to
poison her.
The charge that Hyde tried to poison
Mrs. Swopo is a new featuro of tho
"He brought me a glass of water on
December 12 that tasted bitter," sho
said. "I drank" some of it, noticing a
peculiar taste, and asked him whero he
got it.
" 'Out of tho water cooler,' he re
plied. " 'Ho was trying to poison you,'
said ono of my daughters.
"I' demanded that j ho give mo an
emetic. This probably saved my life."
rf'Hyde married my daughter for
monoy, not love," she continued, ex
citedly. "IIo followed her like a hawl:
follows a hen. Sho was his prospective
Wanted to Reform Hyde
"At last, despite all objections, they
wero married. I tried to mako a man
of him. I wanted to give my daugh
ter an opportunity to reform him."
Hero tho woman's emotions over
came her. Tears flowed from her eyes.
Sho choked for a moment and was un
able to speak. Summoning alL her
strength, sho arose from her chair and
almost shrieked: "And every moment
of the time ho was standing thero ho
was planning to murder tho members
of my family.'
After this tirade, the aged woman
sank almost exhausted. When she" re
sumed talking it was in defenso of her
daughter, Mrs. Hyde.
"Frances is a dear, pure girl. 1 have
never said anything against her," she
"I love her and nono can say harm
of her."
Repeatedly Mrs. Swope's attorneys
attempted to silence her. But sho was
pouring out her soul and her adviseis
wero unheeded.
"Harrowing as this may be to me,
T must tell it nil," sho said. "I must
explain how T feel toward Hyde, and
why I feel that way. It's my story
and I will tell it all."
Hyde Indicted
Dr. I!. Clark Hyde, husband of tho
niece of the lato Colonel Thomas IT.
Swope, was indicted tonight on thir
teen counts and eleven indictments by
tho grand jury that has been investi
gating the Swopo mystery for the last
three weeks. Two indictments charge
first degree murder in connection with
tho deaths of Colonel Swopo and
Chrisman Swope.
One indictment accused Hyde of
manslaughter by bleeding James Hun
ton, a cousin of Swope, in a neglectful
manner. Eight indictments were re
turned in connection with the alleged
poisoning of tho Swope family and vis
itors and attaches of tho Swopo house
hold. Hydo is accused of poisoning with
typhoid germs, with intent to murder
Margaret, Stella, Sarah and Lucy
Swope, Nora Dickson, Georgia Comp
ton, Mildred Fox and Lcnora Coppridge,
a colored girl.
All wero stricken with typhoid while
Hydo was attending tho Swopo family.
Three counts are contained in tho in
dictment charging the poisoning ot
Margaret. Tho first charges Hydo with
attempted poison of her by typhoid
germs. Tho second accused him of try
ing to poison by giving a hypodermic
injection December 12. Tn the third,
he is alleged to have attempted poison
ing by giving strychnino and other
Hydo Receives News
Hydo received tho news of the in
dictments calmly.
"I have just read that T had been
indicted," ho said. "In the libel suit
against John Paxton ho stated under
oath that on December 20, 100!), before
the slightest investigation was made
and before an examination of any of
tho bodies of tho dead had been made,
that he concluded I was guilty of mur
ders and attempts to murder others.
I have just read the testimony of Mrs.
Women Who Carried Anti-Liquor
War Into the Halls of Congress.
s n Nt
Legislation aimed at keeping liquor advertisements out of the mails, pro
hibiting liquor salesmen from entering "dry" states nnd strengthening the
provisions of the laws relating to Interstate traffic iu liquor Is tho object of
the visit to Washington of Mrs. Lillian M. N. Stevens and Miss Anna A. Gor
don, president and honorary secretary, respectively, of the National Woman's
Christian Temperance union. The anti-liquor light In Washington of Mrs.
Stevens and Miss Gordon is an outgrowth nnd part of a movement bv tho
union In the States. The two antl-Ilquor advocates have already spoken lu
several largo cities of this country and will go abroad In May to attend the
triennial world's convention of the union to be held In Glasgow June 4-11.
Mrs. Stevens is the successor of Miss Frances Wlllard ns president of the
union, becoming Its acting president In 1S0S 'after Miss Wlllard's death. Miss
Gordon was Miss Wlllard's private secretary for twenty-one years.
Logan Swope, taken toda', after more
than two weeks of earnest effort on tho
part of my attorneys, in which" sho
says " she arrived at the same conclu
sion at tho bamo tiino, likewise without
"On January 12, 1010, Paxton wrote
a letter to a co-executor, charging that
all these terriblo crimes had been com
mitted. Iu tho testimony of the first
day ot ins deposition ho published a
letter to tho world which declared 1
was guilty. The stain o nmy character
can be removed in but one way, a fair
in:u ueiore a jury in a court wliero
I will bo represented and where mv
vindication will be mafle complete and
"I much regret tho fact of tho in
dictment, but realize it to bo an in
evitable and sure step toward my final
"I am absolutely innocent and know
no harm can como to me. Those who
know me best have assured mo of their
staunch belief in my innocence, and 1
feel confident that those fellow citizens
who do not know me will suspend judg
ment until in an open and fair trial
they will bo convinced of my inno
cence." When tho trial of Hydo will begin
is problematical. It may bo in a few
days, if tho defenso is willing.
Morbid Expected Tomorrow
But Will Be Denied
Sight of Horror I
WELLINGTON, March 15. Slow
progress was made today by tho men
excavating iu the death gorge and only
a few bodies wero brought out. Tlio
weather is unfavorable, being cold and
Rotaiy plows and hundreds of men
aio working towards Well (iigton im
both sides of tho Cascades. When tho
engines with chains and cables and der
ricks arrive, tho ruins will be explored
Among the few bodies found today
were those of Engineer B. F. .Tami
gan and Fireman Harry Otto Partridge
of Biloxi, Miss. Tomorrow's trains are
expected to bring erowds of sightseers
fioin Seattle and Everett to Scenic, but
these visitors will not be permitted the
freedom of Wellington if they climb
the mountain to look upon the scenes of
The bodies of two mail clerks Rich
aid Bogart and eGorgo Hoofer, both of
Spokane, wero identified today. These
aie tho first bodies of postal employes
to be taken from the huins. Forty-five
bodies have been lecovered and identi
fied. The ebodies of seven railroad
men weie taken to Everett today.
WASHINGTON, D. C. March ',.
Foiecast for Arizona: Generally fair
Sunday and Monday.
Diphtheria Breaks Out and
Entire Camp at Honolulu
Is Quarantined
HONOLULU, March 5 Diphtheria
has broken out among tho four hun
dred Russians brought from Harbin
by the board of immigration on the last
steamed from the Orient, and who are
still camped at the wharf, refusing
to go to work on the sugar plantations.
Eloven immigrants, the majority lie
disease. The entire camp has beeii
placed in quarantine.
Tho Russians havo appealed to their
ambassador at Washington, alleging
tnat they were brought to the islands
by promises that havo not been kept,
stnting that they desire help to return
PENSACOLA, Fla., March C A
merger of all the large Sumatra tobac
co companies in Florida has been final
ly accomplished. A corporation with a
capital stock of $7,000,000 to be known
as the American Sumatra Tobacco com
pany has been formed.
Declares Little Brown Men Have Allied With Old Arch
Enemy Russia for Conquest of the World
Thinks They Are Able to Do It
NEW YORK, March 5. "As one
who helped to finance the late war of
Japan against Russia,'' said Jacob
SehifT this afternoon, "I say it has de
veloped during the last few weeks that
Japan has joined hands with that ene
my of all mankind Russia."
Schill'ir was speaking at a luncheon
of the republican club. "Russia and
Japan," he continued, "evidently have
one purpose at present to keep tho
great Chinese enipiro stilled.
"If we are not careful, if we do not
show the right statesmanship, and if we
do not havo back of it tho great moral
force of the Amoiican people to de
feat this purpose, we will be drawn
into tiouble.
"Tho most difficult problem tho na
tion has to deal with," continued Mr.
Seliift,' "is tho problem ill the far
cast. I am sorry to have to say it,
but wo are in danger of war over this
same question. As a friend of" Japan,
one who helped to finance the late war,
jtfost of Dead Were Jap
anese Lahorers and Fore
men of Construction
Many Other Slides Cover
Railroad Tracks and Im
pede Traffic
VANCOUVER, March 5. Of sixty
two Canadian Pacific trainmen, trac-k
men and laborers buried by an ava
lanche ut Rogers Pass, on the Sumtnti
the Selkirk range of the Rocky moun
taus, all aro probably dead. Following
is a list of the victims:
R. J. BUCKLEY, conductor.
J. J. FRASER, roadmaster.
T. R. GRIFFITH, fireman.
T."PETTERUFF, engineer.
J. M'CLELLAND, bridge man.
A. JOHNSON, foreman.
F. WELANDER, foreman.
D. J. M 'DONALD, bridge man.
A. MAHON, brakeman.
G. N1CHOLLS, bridge foreman.
Twelve of Bridge Foreman McDon
ald's mens names are unknown and
thirty-seven were Japanese.
This afternoon the bodies of only five
of the men have been recovered.
The work of rescuing the dead and
repairing the track is greatly retarded
by a blizzard. There was also another
big slide of snow and rock this morning
a mile east of the spot wliero the men
were overwhelmed. It destroyed a por
tion of tho snowshed and buried the
track four hundred yards to a depth of
sixty feet. There were no victims in
the last avalanche.
WINNIPEG, March 0, At 9 p. in.
Canadian Pacific officials report that
ninety-two met death and fourteen are
injured and in the hospital as7 the re
sult of the avalanche in Rogers Pass.
Another slide occurred on tho banks
of Kicking Horse diver, near Palliser
today. It burie.d the track for 900 feet
to a depth of 23 feet.
Another slide is reported from Three
Valleys, a small point west of Revel
stoke. It is 300 feet long and ten feet
MOURMELON, France, March 5.c
Farnian established a new world's rec
ord in his aeroplane with two passen
gers, here today, remaining iu the air
an hour and ten minutes.
1 regret the conclusion, but it is in
evitable." "Tho Pacific," said Mayor Sulsber
ger of Philadelphia, who proceeded Mr.
Schifi, and whoso remarks occasioned
his declaratin, "is now the commercial
center of the world. On tho eastern
shores dwell the oldest civilizations.
Heretofore we white men have said,
' We are Caucasians and they are yel
loy,' and we have expected them t.i
bow accordingly. This they are not go
ing to do. A conflict is inevitable
"An enipiro where 400,000,000 man
age to exist is goerncd by no mean
statesmanship. Can they teach us or
can we teach them? This question will
precipitato trouble.
"Brute foico will answer it and
brute force always wins. Four hundred
million can always overcome lOO.Ono.
000, in spito of modern tactics.
"Tho imminent question with Japan
is that she wants everything, but she
will not bo allowed to get everything
A controversy over tlio question of
dominanco is coming before the people
of this country and coining schi "

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