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TOLUJO XVI. NO. 1H8.
MAIJION, OHIO, SATUBDAY EVENING, JANUARY 11, 1908.
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PREDICTS A WAR WITH
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Associate Justice Harlan Sees an Army of 5,000,000 Men
'In ChinaHe Wants Fitty Millions Expended Annual
ly on the Navy for the Next Ten Years Wash
ington is Stirred by His Statements.
Wasnlngtcn, Jan. 11. The Nat
ional capital is stirred up, today,
over tlio speech made last night at
the annual dinner of tho Navy loa
guo of tho 1!, 3. at Wlllnrd hotel by
Associate Justice Harlan, of tho
U. S. Supremo Court.
Tho Justlco predicted a great war
between the yellow and whito races
and earnestly urged preparation by
the 0. S. to meet tho issuo. Ho ad
vocated tht expenditure of $."50,000,
000' por, year for tho navy for tho
CALL
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Warring
Republican Factions
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ISSUED FOR A
MASS CONVENTION
.vvuy uu nan. ivt xruuuc rruieuuuu Against xaii'S
' Cohorts Another Bunch Chooses a Set of Dele
"' gates to Boost Roosevelt for a Third Term.
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Clevoland, Jan. 11. A call was
Issued yesterday by tho l'orakor
liicc';ikctioiS of tho Keubllcan party
i$5'coun'?tf a nmss
convention Saturday afternoon, at
vhlcU time li is stated an executlvo
or' controlling committee for tho
party will bo chosen. (Earlier In
tho day the leaders of tho Taft
faction filed a request with tho
roard of flections, asking that a
primary bo held to. select G.'Pdolo.
i.:tea to the stato convention. Tho
? rakor.TJlck faction loaders allogo
. MnV4,l. ltll,l.UM 1UUUUIO UUUfcUl" D. muu nui.tl ,J UK.
that the presont county executive '" behalf of President Boosovolt
.vtmmlttee, composed of Taft ad- ll10 claims of this committeo will
horonts, !s without power to act, n,so have to bo tokon Into nonsld.
because It was chosen for one year oration by tho board of elections,
and; hnj s-rod two years without While today's convention is ox
l .election. pectod to be a Forakor affair tho
Each faction desires to control -Vaft followers have sent out word
the executive committeo, becauso tl.'e to their v,erkors to bo on hand
committeo alone has power to call ;iiid tako n part In tho work As a
n rfrimarV ejection for tho selection result, tho Forakor followers np
of delegates to the stato conven- j pealed to tho pollco yesterday nftor
' ".v , . noon and nsked for protection
Tho so.cttllod regular committeo against the Taft workers who. they
hn-ST W?. . WUh t,1C C0"nty a,lcR0 ,nay forco nn ontraiico and
board of elections, asks for primar- attempt to manipulate tho convon
Jes to bo held Fob. 11 to solect tlon
LUKENS ARRAIGNED ON
CHARGE OF MURDER
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Canton Authorities Believe They Have SufficientJEvidence
, to Convict Him Preliminary Hearing Will be Held
Next Friday Mother of the Accused Goes to Seek
Aid of Relatives.
Canton, KJi.; Jan. ll.-fUUort
Lukons, tlio alleged alayor of Eliz
abeth Mrpwn was arra-Ignod tod,ay
08-a chaVgo of first degree murder.
Ho ploaded "not guilty" and hta
prellinlfiary hearing was sot for
noxt Frlotiy.
Luken's mothor has gono to Cin
cinnati In tbo. hopo of raising mon
ey from relatives to dofond her
son
Canton, O. Jan. 11. Charges of
first degreo murder will bo lodged
against Albert Lukon, nccusod of
beating Elizabeth Brown to doath
with a hammer somo tlmo In tho
jiiRht of Jan. fl,
That atfilnincoment was made by
Chief of Police Smith, who Is confi
dent tho night man Is In custody.
Lukons continue, to protest his In
noronpo and "predicts ho will soon
r-p free.
Tnly oncft has the prisoner dopart
td fromfhls cool demeanor, and thon
lust "for a moment' n trimweri at,
o( enioton 'When 'tho skull of tho
YELLOW RACE
next ten years.
"I behove," ho said, "that wo
will B09 within the next ton years nn
army of perhaps fi.000,000 men In
In Chi mi, drilled and Instructed by
tho Japanese, and when that time
comes, they will bo In a position to
say to us of tho white race, yon
keep your country; wo will keop
this country. Oct out.
"I want to see our navy such
that no nation of earth could think
for n moment of forcing a contest
or entering Into a contest with us.'f
in Cuyahoga County Plan a
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d"iegates to tho state convention.
Tho Forakcr followers, who contend
that tho present committee is work
ing exclusively in,the- lntorcst ,-of
S?ecrotary T;-ft, filed a protest. It
will bo tho duty of tho board of
o'octlons to determlno which of the
'wo commlHces Is official and which
coll Is to lie Indorsed.
Tho situation was further com.
plicated last ovonlng by a hurried
convention by still another olemont
vhlch will choso a committeo and
a list of delegates Instructed to act
1 own girl, wrapped in white mus
lin, was handed him to seo what
effect It would produce,
"Opou lt; couimaimod C-oronor
March. '
"What is It?" asked Lukons,
"That's tho skull of Elizabeth
Prown" he wns told. "Tho hnmmor'
nts oxactly tho holes In tho skull '
"I novor snw It boforo," said
J.ukens.
Robbery Is now the accoptod thoo.
J. of motlo and tho nollco sav thov
havo Information that Lukons gave
nis mother. $20 last Saturday nnd
$'10 on Tuesday, tho day tho body
wis found. I.ukons hasn't boon
working lately.
A restaurant waiter tells of Lu.
kens 'saying that ho was to marry
Miss Brown amj tho girj donylng
it, Tho snno witness tolls of
Soaring Miss Brown say Sunday
night thaf sho had just rocolved
.420 and adds that Lukens was In
hearing at that tlmo.
Mm, Yonloy, o washerwoman says
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the saw Lukens Monday night
nbout 0 o'clock passing a lumbor
yad near the scene of tho crlmo,
Ihla statement conflicts with tho
nllbHot up by Lukons. Edward .P.
Wnlker says ho saw Lukons and
Miss Brown togothor late Mondny
i:l?ht.
Mrs, Lukens, mother of tho sus
pect, Is almost heart broken ovcrj
tho affair. Of tho physician who
was called to caro for her she asked
Home-thing to kill her and for fear
of what sho might do, friends nro
keeping close watch .
"I brought him hero to got him
away from tho old life," sho sob
bed. Lukons met his mother last night
at tho Jail for tho first tlmo slnco
b'n imprisonment. Both broko down
and wopt. Upon Icacvlng Mrs. T.u-
iem said sho would go to Clncln-
ratl to consult relatives
Tho (jrand jury has ndjournod to
Meet .Tan. 20 to take up tho caso
FATHER
IS DEAD
Shot His Son and Himself
on the Grave of
His Wife.
Itnvenna, O., .Ian. U. Pnou.
moiila doveloped today in tho caso
of lldwln J. Colllor Williams of
Cleveland, who killed his blind
son on his wlfo's grnvo, thon shot
himself. As a result, Williams died
this mornli'.f. at tho hospital, IIo
lay on tho snow covorod gravo for
hours, afto.1 tho shooting of hlm
solf. Ho was despondent because his
son could not recover his sight.
JUMPED FROM THE
ARMS OF HBR RESCUER
(Ashtabula, O., Jan. 11. Who War
ron block was gutted by flames, this
morning with $50,000 loss. Mrs. Nel
lie E. Clseler, living on tho third
floor of tho block leaped from tho
anus of a fireman, who was carry
ing hor down'a ladder and fell 20 feet
to tho pavomont. Sho Is badly In-
JurotT. Other occupants ot tho block
escaped uninjured,
AMBASAD0 TAK4HIRA
IS GIVEN HIS PAPERS
Toklo, Jan. n, Ofllcial nn
nouiicemont Is mndo of tho appoint
mont of Ambnsrador Takahlra,
.Tnpnn's roiiresoi)tatlvo nt Romo, to
tho Washington ombassy.
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Make th Directors Hold Their P.c;ul-r Meetings In One
Washington Has It That Ho Proposes to Oppose the Nomi
nation of Bryan in the Denver Convention Eastern
and Southern Democrats Who are Hosiile to the
Commoner are Said to be Back of the Move.
'Washington, Jan'. 11. .Imlson liar-
mon, of Cincinnati, atarnoy general
under Prcbldunt Cleveland, has been
in Washfngtoh conferring with Demo-
cratlc lwueTTwho want another pres-
iiifluimi imiuiiieq vuaii .Mr. i.rj.w. ; iTtll u few dajs. however, thoso
Tho Cfiiclnuatl man Is himsolt a io- uir!mis hbub ,mvo m)t ,)C0U K.
ceptlvo candidate for the nomination ettnled BSIIfieant of any cry de
ar. Denver, but h!o ambitions aio not ,mille(1 org.mled opposition to Mr.
directly concerned with his business Bian In Dnvor
In Washington. ( xw tlero Is '0vldenco that steps
'A ceitain amount of dls'atlsf.u-t'on ,,,, i.pi,,,. ,i.011 ... ,., t,, n
with tlio prospect of another llryan
nomination has been smoldering for
somo tlmo among eastern Democrats
and tho boiithern Demociats wlio aro
In congiess. This broko out lu a pro
test made publicly, by Sanator DanM
of Virginia to Mr. Bryan In person,
whllo tho latter was lu Washington
recently.
Mr. Murphy, of Tammany ball
has been fiank In his objections to
another Bryai. cmdtdaey, and thoio
havo been other slims of ur.n at re
cont public dinners attended by prom-
ACCEPT
CHALLENGE
Foraker is Ready to Fight
Tett in His Own
Door.yard.
Cincinnati, O., Jan. 11. Senator
Foraker has nccopted tho challengo
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state executive , committee, and with-
uuv iiujiu ui iuu iruiu wio vjox organ
ization.
frills w-ns decided at a mooting of tho
Forakor forces Saturday. Foraker
was In long distance telophonlc cont
imunlcatJoi' from Washington with
his Cincinnati agents thtoughout tho
meeting nnd sanctioned tholr action.
This action indicates that in his
homo county, at teue Vnraker will
;moet the presidential luai at tho
primaries,
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incut Democrats. Simultaneously
H"' 1i:ih developed an embryo pres-
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rc(.ont vJjlt lt) Washington.
,)flHltlon. Its mirnoso I? mnrnlv in Rn.
curo ., ltl0 inore tia thl(, )f th(J
Denver uulegates. Such a combina
tion could proveut another Bryan
noniluatlou.
Tho men who aro at work In this
fashion licfo nro keeping as much In
tho darl'v lis possible, being mostly
southerners, who aro a bit nervous
about lMug repre-ented to their con
stituents at homo ns anti-Bryan mon.
Indeed, tlio movement was kept well
under covor until Mr. Harmon ar
rived. TILL
DEMOCRAT
David B. HillDeclires Chair
manship ot New York
Delegation.
Albany. N. Y., Jan. 11. -David B.
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llu W0Ifi not accept the chairman-
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of state delegation to tho dem-
mu national convontlon and la
out fof
politics for good
' am still a democrat," ho said,
"but anrilirough with politics."
WHITMORE IS ACCUSED
OF MUROERING HIS WTFR
llatrJson, N. J., Jan, 11, Thoo-
oro S. Whltmoro wns arraigned bo-
fu"o Justlco Betangen hero, today,
charged with tho murder of his wife,
Lona, tho Lampblack swamp vlcvtlni.
IIo was held without bnll to await
tho action or tho grand jury,
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Appropriation . for Public Buildings Must be Cut Short,
Says the Chairman of That Committee Government
Revenues are Falling off $1,000,000 a Month Be
cause People are Dispensing With Luxuries
During the Panic.
Washington. Jan. 10. "The six- "It Is true tho government bal
tlcth congiess has been in actual sos- Unco sheet shows a handsome sur
slon only a fow days, and more than plus of something like $250,000,000,
COO bills already havo been Introduced but It must bo remembered that a
for the expenditure of about ?S0,000,- great deal of that money is dls
000 In proposed public buildings. If tributed amolig the national banks,
20 per cent, of that total Is upproprl- nnd that they are not at this tlmo
ated during tho present session the !ln a nosmon to hand It over."
jpeoplo of tho country may consider
themselves lucky."
The foregoing statoment was made
by Chairman Dartholdt of the houso
committeo on public buildings and
grounds.
"Government revenues," no snld,
''are falllris short at 'the rate of about
Si.uuu.ouo a month, due to tho cur
tailmento'r fhe luxury purchases by
i , ' or ,lnancIaI y t"o latter that Mr. nurleson was
disturbance and commorlcal depres- attomptInK to read out or the Demo
son. We feel a heavy deficit at tho Icraflc party such papers as tho New
closo of tho fiscal year, tho ostlmato JYork Worlff. vhlch had criticised tho
of expenses for tho fiscal" year ending financial bills and which had maln
lune30, lOOO.jnust be cut down, as talned that there were other Demo
tho chairman"" of tho appropriations crats than""tho peorless'leadcr," who
commltteepolntcd out recontly, and acceptably could fill tho presidential
original legislation, such as bills pro- chair Mr. Burleson, however, In
posing The erection of public build- elsted that Tho World was an Inde
Ings and J.ho purchase of public pendcnT paper and that ho was not
K.uiiiiuH. must uo nem in with a
tight rein.
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Falling Floors and Walls ot a New York Business Block
Bury the Fire Fighters Four Men are Known to Have
Been Killed and a Number Were Seriously, Prob
ably Fatally Injured.
Now Ycrk, Jan. J 1. Four fire,
mon wont to their deaths lakt night
when they lesponded to n flro that
ruined tho P.nker building, a
tivolvo stoiy biiKlncsH htructuro ic.
cut)lng (he block botweon East
jSth and Iflth-sts. on 4th-av.
Fought by half tho llfomen ot
Manhattan and apparatus that block
ed tho Htieets for blocks, the
'mines wcio never controlled and
mlv with illfllculty conflnod to tho
building in which they oilglnated.
Floor a i tor floor gave way and
It oppvd to tho bnsomont nnd bo-
ueath these and crumbling walls,
no lehs than thirty firemen woro
f.n lght and either killed outright
or seriously Injured.
When th flro had burned Itself
rut and tho firemen's roll was i'
railed, throo men of engine company
7'.'. and one from flro patrol 1. fall.
ed to rcMinnd. Thov wore. Thomns
TMillllns. TI otnas O'Connor, John
Lvnch nnd John Fallon
Tim Hutchliihon of patrol No. r,
ais romovod dying to tho hospital.
0..pt. WllFon nnd Cnpt. Oarvln of
STORM
IS OVER
Bank Statements Show
Surplus of $6,084,050
Above Requirements
'ow York, Jan. ii.-As Indicated
b' financial baromotcr the Now York
balk avmmt lno fluaudal tlm.ry,
which has caubed so mauy failures
and created such tin alarm m money
clrclos, Is u thing of the past.
Today's bank statement chows a
surplus of SG.08 1,030 above tho legal
rcquli omenta. It Is the first time slnco
huo panic of Octoner that a surplus
has been recorded
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(According to tho observations of
n New York harbor 50 per cont of
tho adult malo jwpulntlon wear
beards.
Tho feature of the session of tho
houo jesierday was a brief address
by Mr. lJurleson of Texas, who cred
ited Senator Foraker ana other He
publicans with having charged the
prcsldeni.'"wlth the responsibility "Tor
tho recent financial panic.
Mr. Burleson became engaged In a
lively colloquy with Mr. Payne of
New York, because of tho allegation
.trying to readout of the party any
'Democratic journal or norson.
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"jured liitcrnnlly, were among
those ilnni: rously hurt. Tlio mono
Mry low vn? estimated tonight nt
j1.f)00,(!00.
Tho fito was ono of tho most
spcct'icula- as well as disastrous
lu recent onrs. From start to fin
sli Its course was marked by heart
lending "ci'r.os, sensational escapes
'iid flnhhcB of heroism. ,
New York, Jan. 11. rpho pollro to
day are searching the ruins of the lire
which destioycd tho fivo story Park-
Jer building, last nlcbt, for tho bod-
les of thrco firemen nnd one printer
who lost their lives In the fire. Tho
damage is placed today at $0,000,000.
.As the lesiilt of tho discovery that
tons of water In tho basement of tho
ParkerHmlldlng nro only soparatcd
tlom u, suuw' ."" b incites
ul iuuui I'lu, i raujiuii lUWtiJi 111 iW
susiienslon of trnvel In tho subway
from Hth to 12nd streets.
Tho flio provwl that modern sky
scrapers will burn like tfilder and
that a firo cannot bo successfully
fought, with tho presont facilities', In
buildings ovor eight stories' high.
HAFID
IS SULTAN
His Priests Declare a Holy
War Against the
French.
Paris, .inn. 11. That Mulal Hatld
has been proclaimed Sultan of Moroc
co at Fez la conflimcd bv govern
ment dispatches received today. H(a
priests accompanied lib? ABSiuu.tlon
of royalty by deolaxing a holy war
a gn l nst th Prenca,
Tho dnvelopmont Is a hoavy blow
to Franca,
'Most of tho new houses being built
In tho borough of Brooklyn aro of
framo construction, costing on 'an
average $1,100 each, while a majority
of those lu tho Bronx are of brick;
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