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Fair tonight and Wednesday;
colder Wednesday.
Tuesday Evening, J
April 38, 1912 16 Page
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Federals Said to Have Fallen
Back to Torreon Mutiny
and a Fight.
Suit Filed in St. Paul Mak
ing Seven Companies and
18 Individuals Defendants
St Paul, Minn.. April 30. Suit
against the International Harvester
(By Associated rrctn.)
Jemenex. Chihuahua, April 30, The
southern advance begun Sunday by the
rebel army is now well under way and
tie indications are that within three
or four das Orozoo'p forces -will be
m striking distance of the federals In
the neighborhood of Torreon. Scouts
report that Huerta's men appear to
be preparing only for defence, al
though the possibility of a conflict
with a government force oj the road
from Mapimi to Atotonileo remains.
Movement Began Sunday.
The advance moement to the south
ward for which the rebels have been
planning assiduously since the defeat
the federal forces at Parral, began
i-unday morning when Col. Jose Jlores
atorre's column was dispatched from
I s alon to reinforce Gen Salazar at
'eira Mojada and 2,50 cavelr under
tJens Argumedo and Campos (cheche)
weie sent south to join the force of
1 Io0 men with which Gen. Murlllo
has been harrassing the federals in
the icinit of Bermejillo. Gen. Luis
Fernandez was moved up from Rellano
and w ill garrison Escaton. Col. Cesar
'Jir.ales with 1,29 men at Rellano has
gone westward to intercept a force of .
federate undei Gen. Trucy Aubert, who
w as said to be coming north from
Mapimi. a long practically the same
route which led to his undoing at the
battles of San Pedro and Atotcjnilco the
last week of March,
lArtlilery Remains 1b Rear.
The rebel artillery under Maj. Luis
Lavalle Casoo will remain at Relland
until such time as it is needed at the
front, and, as the big gun will be
guarded by a heavy force of infantrj,
it will serve as a support and haven for
an of the advancing column should
tney b any chance be compelled to
fall back.
Not only has the advance from the
north begun, but it is said that Tor
reon is being menaced from the south
ana -west by 3,000 rebels from the La
guna district. Men who kiv the
ountry thoroughly and who a V. en-
lable reputations as fighting mfe, re
bel leaders in the field, are confident
of the outcome o't the movement. They
waited until they were ready, they say,
and believe that the capitulation of
'1 orreon and its occupation by the lib- ,
era; forces is but a matter of days. I
Thej hope to destroy utterly the fed- I rival machines or concerning the credit
c'i a"" uuuci vrcn, a.jis."r., wntuuKii uh py wmlsih ussma
lire reoei zorce is wen supplied wiw i none sought to Induce competitors.
HaWIS UiLb 11 SI El
Supreme Legislature of the Educational Qualification
Methodist Church Meets j Bm Favorably Reported
For Month's Session. j in Arizona. Ttfioislahire.
(By Frederic J. Haskin.)
Minneapolis, Minn.. April 30. The
company, charging it with being a j quadriennial general conference of the
monopoly in restraint oi traae ana hsk
ing that it be dissolved, was filed by
the government in the United States
district court here today.
A petition in equity naming seven
corporations and IS individuals as be
ing responsible heads of the $140,600,
000 Harvester corporation, sets forth
the charges that the defendant con
trols the majority of the trade in har
vester machines in the United States,
Methodist Episcopal church will con
vene in Minneapolis tomorrow for a
month's session. It is the supreme leg
islature of this largest of the Method
ist bodies and to it are finally referred
and appealed all questions affecting
the spiritual and temporal administra
tion of the church. To this thirty-first
general conference will come delegates,
clerical and lay. from all the annual
conferences of the Methodist episcopal
to the srrave injury to the farmer and connection, and in addition thereto there
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ceiver be appointed to take charge of
the corporation's business if the cou-t
sees fit.
Another petition asks the issuance of
subpenas far all defendants not resid
ing in this district, the subpenas to
be returnable May ft. -when the corpor
ations and individuals are to enter their
Trial in October.
The defendants will have until June
30 to enter their pleadings and trial
will probably be set for the October
term of the court The filing of the
suit comes as a climax of five years
of investigation by the government.
Lately the case has figured prominently
in political discussion by president Taft
and Col. Roosevelt regarding certain
instructions wnicn Mr. Kooseveit, while
f president in 1907, gave to his attorney'
I general. Charles J. Bonaparte, concern
ing the prosecution of the concern.
Trust A folates Trade Laws.
In brief, 'the government charges the
Harvester company with being a com
bination in restraint of trade, monopo
lizing or attempting to monopolize the
manufacture and sale 'of harvesting
machinery. It is alleged that the com
pany has advanced prices of these ar
ticles "'to the grave injury of the farmer
and the general public, and is extend
ing its business into all lines of agri
cultural implements with the purpose of
monopolistic control."
The government alleges that the In
ternational Harvester company controls
at least 90 percent of the trade in the
United States in harvesters or grain
binders, 75 percent of the mowers and
more than 50 percent of the binder
Specific Charges.
The bill contains these charges:
"Defendants have resorted to unfair
trade methods: have made inaccurate
and misleading statements concerning j
Delegates at Large Will Be
Instructed For President;
Massachusetts Primaries.
Phoenix. Ariz.. April 30. Many Mex
icans will be disqualified from voting
in Arizona if the educational qualifi
cation bill becomes a law. The bill was
favorably reported to the legislature
today. It requires that all persons to
be eligible to vote must be able to read
the constitution of the United States in
English. If the bill becomes a law it
-will disfranchise raairf thousands of
Mexican citizens.
A report was submitted to the legis-
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uuncvuuil, auu in duutuvu ..;.v .-.. . lailire IUUH Uy ttUUUUl clllaan.ia.
will be fraternal delegates from otner recommending that the reform school
Methodist bodies, such as the Methodist i at Benson be removed to some agricul
Episcopal church. South, the Methodist tural community. A committee is now
Episcopal church of Japan and so on. ! at work making an investigation and
In all, delegates will come from all j w ill file recommendations in a few
over the United States, from Canada j das.
and England, from West and East Cen- j Tne Western Federation of Miners
tral Africa, from the negro republic i has taken ud the fight In behalf of
of Liberia, from North, Central and ' Jack Mclver, of Miami, candidate forv
West China, from Italy, Germany, I state mine inspector. Mclver nas tne
Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, I indorsement of unions In Globe and
Finland, North and South India, the ' Miami and is a strong candidate,
presidency of Bombay, the province of ' Tom Feeney. who was a member of
Bengal, Burma? Malaysia the Philip- I the constitutional convention, may be
pines. Japan. Korea. Mexico and South i a candidate for state boiler inspector
L nie uiii crvauiiK nit? umuc vcwiuva
a law. Friends are urging him to en
ter the race, and it is said he can al
most certainly get the position if he
wants It.
Badge For Stock Peddlers.
If a bill now pending snould pass,
hereafter the nefarious individuals who
make a living selling stocks will not
Concord, N. H, April SO. When the
New Hampshire Republican state con
vention for the selection of four dele
gated at large to the national conven
tion 'at Chicago assembled here today,
the Taft forces were in control The
Roosevelt element offered no opposition l
Denies He Wired From
Carpathia to Reinsure
Bodies of
Astor and Straus
the 190 Brought
Washington. D. C. April SO Inves
tigation into the wreck of the Titanic
by the sciate committee entered its
final stages today. J. Bruce Ismay,
managing director of the International
Mercantile Marine, owners of the lost
liner, was recalled to the witness
to the organization of the convention , t"- " .1UV "f . ,.k "
l.nuT K tl,. .he- ciA. Kt it uro. "f" " Kua -.uwiu.
t&B fffCUIIICU ij M. wv.v. ..w, w. y "..
America. In each of these countries
there are annual conferences that ac
knowledge subjection to tnis general
confer en ee.
Largest Methodist Body.
The Methodist Episcopal church is the
largest Methodist body in the world. In
the United States it has 3.325.000 com
municants emnlnvs 19.000 ministers
and has 28,158 church buildings. Next i be allowed to work in secret- They
understood that a stubborn fight would
be made on the question of instructing
the delegates at large to vote for Taft.
Uninstructed delegations have been" the
rule in New Hampshire Republican
Polls Opened After Soon, t
Boston, Mass., April 30. In Boston,
Newburyport, Lynn, Salem and Haver
hill, voting in the first presidential
primary .began early today, but in tie
majority of the 353 cities and towns
the polls did not open until after noon.
and as the polls 'will not cks- until
Mr. Ismay indignantly denied that
he or any representative of his 'com
pany had attempted to reinsure the
Titantic between the time she went
down and the hour the real news of
the disaster became public He as
serted that a wireless message which
he directed to vice president Franklin
of the Carpathia on Monday morning
April 15. did not reach that official
until Wednesday, the 17.
Mr. Ismay said the Titanic was not
a speed boat, but had been constructed
under orders given by him to make her
9 p. m. in these places, definite results ! the biggest and the best equipped ves
in size in this country is the Methodist
Episcopal church. South, with nearly
2,000,000 communicants. Then there
are the Methodist Protestant church,
the Wesleyan Methodista the Congrega
tional Methodists, the Free Methodists
and a few others now holding the tpis
must all be distinguished by badges
and they must wear these badges all
tne time they are engaged in their oc
cupation. The badge must be blue and
it must be of a particular size and de
sign so its wearer can be distinguished
1 for just what he is. This badge, also.
copal form. There are also three large i
and several small Methodist bpdies ,
composed exclusively of negroes.
Altogether the Methodists in tne
is to be issued by the state and it takes
a fee to get it.
it may be necessary here to say that
this bill is no joke. It was introduced
of the contest were ngX expected until
late tonight or perhaps tomorrow morn
ing, k First Report Gives Taft Lead.
West Tisoury. on Martha's Vineyard,
the first town to report today's vote in
the presidential primaries, gave- Taft
T. Roosevelt s, Laf'oiiette l. ;
Orleans, a Cape Cod town, voted: j
Roosevelt, 55; Taft. 26; La Follette, 1; I
uiarK, i; wiison. i.
Rooaetelt Shawn Strenslh.
Returns in the presidential primary
today from fiveut of 1.0S0 election
precincts. Including five small towns
out of 353 cities and towns, give La
Follette 5. Roosevelt 136, Taft 95, Clark
11, Wilson 5.
sel afloat. No cost limit had been set.
Fight Roosevelt Is
Again After Taft.
ammunition for both rifles and big
guns and has ample food and forage
for men and horses.
Scouts Near Rebel Camp.
Federal si outs appeared Sunday af
ternoon within three miles of CoL
Canales's camp at Dellano and in the
skirmish which followed their dis
covery while attempting to cut the
telegraph wires wounded one of Can
ales s scouts and escaped.
Tonight It is expected thrre will ar
rive here a car load of ammunition for
the artillery department, including a
large quantity of shells and cartridges
fvr the machine guns, of which the
Liberals have nine.
Federal From Sonera.
Actirg onadvices that a column of
some two hundred federals- was moving
towards the state of Chihuahua from
t-onora by way of Sahuaripa, orders
n eer issued today for the dispatch of a
column of similar proportions to meet
tne rebel force. The men ill be taken
from the garrisons at Casas Grandes.
There is a disposition to regard the
report of the federal advance from
ihai quarter as baseless.
As far south as Yermo on the line of
the Central, the territory is now domi
nated by the Liberals and their forces
extend far to the left and right. Re
ports from the federal base at Torreon
indicate that the government troops
propose to await the coming of the re
bels Volunteers to Fight,
One story that was brought through
tne intervening legion by scouts today
was that Saturday there occurred be
tween two troops of government vol
unteers an impromptu fight that re
sulted in the killing of several, the
nounding of others and he disable
ment of all. According tt the story.
the group made up of railroad men
and another of regulars ntyled the
maril!os" were repairing a bridge
some miles distance south of Yermo.
hen the men began a disp ite regard
ing rations. A fistfight restlted in a
i ush to the places where their arms
had been left and brisk firm? at close
range The battle was stopj ed uy an
escort of regulars, who were apt roach-
agents, and dealers to abandon them
and in diverse unfair ways have en
deavored to destroy them, and for the
purpose of destructive Competition
have reduced prices on their machines
in some localities below cost of produc
tion and distribution while keeping
prices up in other localities.
"Defendants have systematically
bought up patents upon harvesting ma
chinery, tools and implements, acquired
all new inventions therein, in order
therebv to mora effec-.tnttllir np.ntnatA
f the combination and monopoly."
Corporations Earned.
Corporations and individuals are men
tioned as defendants in the petition, as
InternationalHarvester company. In
ternational Harvester company of
America. Wisconsin Steel company,
Wisconsin Lumber company. Illinois
Northern railway, the Chicago. West
Pullman & Southern railway. Cyrus
McCormick, Charles Deering, James
Deering, John J. Glessner. William J.
Jones. Harold F. McCormick, Richard
F. Howe. Edgar A. Bancroft, George F.
Baker, Wm. J Louderback, Norman B.
Ream. Charles Steele. John A. Chap
man, Elbert H. Gary. Thomas D. Jones,
Jx?nn P, wlson. Wa L. Saunders. Geo.
W. Perkins.
The prosecution of the case will be
directed by Edwin P. Grosvener, special
assistant to the attorney general.
urcanlitH in 1JH2,
TTr.;v ". "'Z. l..T-Z -Z !' in all seriousness, and that Isn't all. Tl,. TT T "Ci ,1 J
"ffi?uu,"Er" "S'VKiSX I It stands a good chance to pass. The . -cutU.CS, -LLC .Li, rUICCU LU
L.i... ..d lmr!n k.. ea'anit i only thing in the way is that less than
SiSiS? YwP-m?. ,?,. ree weeks of the session remain, and
?h? AonwJihi1 Jr. JaSZZ if here ls not addition to the con-
tersbegan their service and about 400 t "J11 "'JLJU-1 . S.7. T. ... I Boston. April 30. President Taft
new church buildings were erected. introduced aeriouslv as a wise and i aM -a lz-nour campaign through
Aside from Its ; regular church work. nrflSJnt proVSttve measure? Md I? , Tl 2?8SC,hKU9e.YS iata 't?S
the enormity of the growth of Method- was received by the house in the same , nlSh. Pr1Im .th.e "mt he P" B
ism in the United States U best attested apirlt It j a ,,, , mjiar Jaw speech-making at Attleboro with a taUc
by its publication businesa sdnce the in Kansas. In fact, almost all the Ue tariff until he made his last ad-
last general conference neia in ios. fieak bills are copied from statutes 1 ""ss t Melrose and asked for a 1
toe sues iron tne 4Mtwiat. .book uob- .-. 3tBer states. - - - ,-j-fr -agpst ast," the president " span
cent, reftreeeaahg any the- northern- "Just gve them time and thev will; nis hnsky voice in strenuous action,
body, have amounted- to $10,304,070.03. I not only pass this bill but they will go Mr. Tart's last long address was at
This business has been divided between it one better."' a close observer of leg- Lowell to an audience that packed the
the cities Of Boston, New York. Pitts- iKtatH e- ilroreeriintrs said todnv. "Thev umn hnimp So Mr van th nrAwd
ours, v-incinnati, unicago, ruinsas uity. haven t put in the nine-foot bed sheet
Hetroit and San Francisco in each of bill jet. and there are some other good
which there is a large business build- bets they have overlooked. But give
ing occupied by a Methodist publishing j them time. Tbei can't think of all
plant. Thirty-two periodicals are pub- j these things at once."
lished.. including weeklies, monthlies ' State Employes Protected.
nepresentatle uranam. or uocnise
county, introduced a measure designed
to aid employes of state institutions. :
and quarterlies and during the general
conference there will be a daily pub
lished giving the detailed reports of
every meeting and" event connected
with the conference. Thousands of sub
scriptions to this daily have already
been sent In from all parts of the world.
Started by John Wesley.
The Methodist Episcopal church, as
is generally known, owes its inception
to tae efforts of John Wesley, a clergy
man of the church of England, to In
crease the spirituality of the religious
organizations of that period. While he
is now recognized as the founder of the
to gain admittance that several mem
bers of the president's party could not
get in until long after he had started
to speak.
When he came to talk about the
bosses and Mr. Roosevelt's charges
some one in tne gallery shouted
"He's a liar."
No, that isn't in my vocabulary.
The bill provides that these employes 1 ,r .' ' " '. i-J?S .'J?T"'j'- li:
shall m no case be required to work , -ST rr"K- iHL ""c" "c T
more than eight hours, and the bill
proides fuither that all mechanics in
such institutions shall be paid the same
wages as received by men engaged in
similar work elsewhere.
The introduction of this bill follows
an investigation of the state asylum
for the insane, recently conducted by
Graham and Lynch. Graham is an-
tronty tor tne statement that some
referring to the Lorimer case the
same man evidently repeated his cry
after a mention of Col. Roosevelt's
"He's a liar," he shouted.
"My experience on the bench has
taught me the value of words," said
Mr. Taft. "One of the most unsafe
things to do is to go further than to
Ismay Summoned te Ceart.
Before reaching the 'senate hearing
this morning, Mr. Ismay and four of the
Titanic officers were summoned to ap
pear before an admirality court com
missioner late today to give testimony
to be used in a contemplated damage
suit to be brought against the White
Star line by Mrs. Louise Rob bins of
New York for the loss of her husband.
Mrs. Robbins' husband, George Rob
bins was lost in the Titantic disaster.
Subpenas also were issued by the ad
mirality court for the surviving offi
cers of the Titantic
The attorneys for Mrs. Robbins made
apllcation In admirality court when
they learned that Mr. Ismay and offi
cers of the Titanic were about to be
released by the senate investigating
committee. Ralph D. Quinter was
named by the court as commissioner to
take the testimony. In addition to Mr.
Ismay those for whom subpenas were is
sued were second officer ChaaXightfoot
fourth officer J. G. Boxhall. quarter
master Frederick Fleet and wireless
operator Harold F, Bride.
Commissioner Quinter will take Mr.
Ismaj s and the officers' testimony
this afternoon.
Says ews Was Suppressed.
A charge was made to the committee
today that the White Star line officials
had positive news of the disaster be- I
tween, tne hours of 7 and s oa thai
morning following the accident, bat
suppressed the news until twelve
hours later. The information was
given by E. J Dunn, a New York busl- j
ness man who said he in turn got his ;
information in ."sew York from the son
Halifax. X. S.. April 30. One hun
dred and ninety bodies, among them
those of CoL John Jacob Astor and Isa
dor Straus, were brought to Halifax
today on the cable ship Mackay-Ben-nett.
which had been searching an,
aiea-of more than 30 square miles near
-where tbe great White Star liner Ti
tanic sank after striking an Iceberg.
George Widener's body, although pre
viously reported as recovered, was not
among those on the ship and her com
mander explained that a body thought
to have been Mr. Widener. was buried
as that of his valet.
Buried 118 at Sea.
All told 3 OS dead were found and
IIS again were consigned to the sea.
CoL Aster's body wa brought off the
ship and taken with others to the
While the city's church bells tolled
and British flags fluttered at half
mast, the cable ship Mackay-Bennett
docked shortly after 9:30 oclock.
The First Mourner.
A woman was the first mourner to
arrive at the pier. She was Miss Eliza
Lurette. a maid for Mrs. William Au
gustus Spencer, of New York. Mr. and
Mrs. Spencer were passengers on the
Titanic. Mr. Spencer went down; Mrs.
Spencer was saved. The maid hopes to
find her late employer's body, although
it had not been reported! among those
on the Mackay-Bennett.
J. A. Kenyon. of Soutbington. ConiL.
arrived shortly afterwards, hoping to
identify the body of bis brother, F. R.
Kenyon. of Pittsburg.
All told there were not more than
half a dozen mourners or their repre
sentatives at the pier, for they dreaded
the sight and preferred to await the
work of identification at the morgue.
As fast as the bodies were put on
the pier they were placed In wagons
and taken ud the hill to a cnrlinc rink
f where they will be prepared for in
Not one name of prominent persons
missing was added to the list of re
covered dead by the Mackay-3ennetts
Finding of Aster's Body.
The captain told of the finding of thu
body thoogb.to be that of Mr. Wide
ner. George Widener, jr.. feels sure that
it-'was the body of Edward Keating.
Mr. Widener".; valet. ReliesArf the great
Titanic dotted the sea for an area over
miles square, captain Larnder said.
windows andenalrs by the score
Wind floating, but to nun- ,f
taun wePhfcadiea lasced. In mvnl tri
ces" thcieWt KrHiM of floating
50 cr more. hut r.nA wri..
ed together. CoL Astor was found
show the facta I appreciate the sup-
u.vji.. i.i, u i,im..i ..j - I of the employes In that institution i port of my distinguished and enthus-
idea of establishing a new church and i some"mes, Tor 2 hours wiLho,Jtest; ! ,a,stl? flend- tu l .mu8t decltn t0
did not ralfi!e the nosslbllities of the! A bin introduced gives the federal adopt his vocabularj ."
government authority to take any state . 6 Right to Misrepresent,
lands for building sites without the I "No man has the right to misrepre
formalit of contract or condemnation sent another to get himself in office
The appointments of the governor on
the state fair commission, previously
announced, and the state i.ealth officer
appointment have been confirmed, by
the senate. Other routine business is
as follows
A substitute bill providing for the
did not realize the possibilities of the
mighty movement he was starting. The
first Wesleyan disciple to preach in the
United States was Philip Embury, who
formed a society near the John Str&et
church in New York in 1766. A few
vears later, Capt. Thomas Webb, of
the British army, preached in a hired
room near the barracks in the same
city. At about the same time Robert
Strawbridge settled in Frederick coun-
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w rrw .; vrirr VV ,Tf""? i "' -'"ST.."'" '"t. ,7c. ""t..." "PPOintment or. court reporters was
r. .. ii.rr-j . ..,7"': ' ..i "" v" .
It was incorporated in New Jersey with
a capital stock originally of $120 000
000 The control of the capital stock
was placed in the hands of three votine
trustees Cyus H. McCormick, Charles
Deering and Geo. W. Perkins, who is
sued stook trust certificates to the per
sons actually owning the stock.
ine petition asks that this company
Board man and Joseph Pilmore came to
America as itinerant preachers and two
years later Francis Asbury and Richard
Wright followed. At the close of the
revolutionary war, there were about
80 itinerant or traveling preachers and
about 3000 members of Methodist so
cieties Jn America.
The church. as-4t now is, was organ
Richard introduced in the senate.
'no- at triA tlmA stn a train frAm th.
south I differs radically in its facts from all
Another Version ef Meeting. I ln? sucaneo trust cases Heretofore de
(By Phil McLaughlin.) elded under the Sherman law. The
Chi mahua. Mexico. April 30. Accord-1 International Harvester company was
...j in nriTHnizcn in ttir rnr rn niirrtAca n4
be decreed, an unlawful organization in ' ized at the Christmas conference held
restraint or trade , niw In 1784 when SO nreehr
McCormick Makes Statement. met with the Re Richard Coke, a doc-
Chicago. riL. April 30-In regard to tor of oivll law and a presbyter of the
the suit filed today at St Paul by the church bf England and Francis Asbury.
government gainst the International ard one or two others who were espe-
Harvester company. Cyrus H. McCor- clally delegated by Mr. Wesley "to pre-
mlck, president of the Harvester com- side over the flock of Christ in Ameri
paDy. in part said- l ca j(r Wesiev himself prepared the
ine loiemauonsi Harvester cajw "Articles nr Rlfe-ion" and the Snnrtav
;rr to official advices received here
lite last night from near Bermejillo,
the olunteers left in charge of hat
p!ace reolted yesterday afternoon and
ti rnc-d on the federal troops, who in
turn returnea tne assault and tor sev
fial hours a battle waged.
organized in 1902 for the purpose of
securing economy in the manufacture
and sale of harvesting machinery and
of increasing the foreign trade. It had
no water in its capitalization, and it
has earned only a reasonable return
I on its capital less than 7 percent per
service which were adopted by this first
conference which organized the Meth
odist Episcopal church.
Its conferences form a chief feature
in the Methodist church, organization
which has, from the beginning, given
all of its members a certain influence
in all matters pertaining to the gov
ernment of the church. There is the
quarterly conference for the Individual
A bill amending tbe bounty laws was
introduced. The bill provides-., that
skins of all animals on which boun
ties are paid shall become the property
no matter how humble that man is.'
th- president shouted at one point in
his Lowell address.
"Condemn nie if you will," he said ln
conclusion, "but condemn me by other
witnesses than Theodore Roosevelt.
" I was a man of straw; but I have
been a man of straw long enough:
eery man who has blood in his body
and who has been misrepresented as I
have been, is forced to fight. 1 ap
peal to my friends in Massachusetts.
who I think believe in .a square deal.
of the county. T-.In the first half dozen speeches to-
AnotUer biH provides for the redis- I "r -tae president am not mention uoi.
Theodore Roosevelt by name, although
he followed closely over the path his
predecessor jiade through the state.
As he came nearer and nearer to
of an experimental artesian well in th4-Je colonel's .'ootsteps. however, the
I pr
tricting of justice precincts.
A bill by Babbitt provides for penal
ties ln cases cf cruelty to animals.
Another bin provides for the sinking
'Hualapai valley.
o .Night Sexsioas ef Leainlatnre.
The specter of the night session has
at last made its appearance. It has
been expected for a long time. Some
of the members are troubled over that
talk about an extra session; not that
they particularly object to Pboenlx
esldent warmed up to his subject and
assailed the colonel time after time.
He was not as bitter as in his
of a Western Union emDldve. Dunn re
fused to give his informant's name, and
L was promptly given over to the ser
S"ui ii arms ana spent several!
hours in usine the lone- distance to
New York in an endeavor to be ab
solved from his pledge of secrecy.
Vice president Franklin of the
White Star line suggested the commit
tee call on the telegraph company for
the message and said he wanted the
committee to have every wireless
message; cablegram or telegram bear
ing on the disaster. Ve want this
matter sifted to the bottom." he said.
"Was Aster's Valet.
Mrs. Robins's husband was valet to
John Jacob Astor. It is alleged that
through wrongful act and the negli
gence of the ocean steam navigation,
cempany, her husband -was drowned
and she therefore claimed a cause for
action for damages recognizable in the
United States court, sitting ln admir
alty. - To Regulate AVireless.
The committee has made up its mind
to advocate legislation preventing
wireless operators on shipboard from
holding back details of disasters. Mr.
Marconi and Mr. Sammis both ac
knowledged that a mistake had been
made m sending messages to opera
tors Bride and Cottam on board the
CapatLia, not to give out anything
until they had seen Marconi and Sam
nis ashore.
Frederick M. Sammis, chief engineer
of the American Marconi company,
took the stand when Mr. Marconi was
excused yesterday afternoon.
He resented bitterly the imputation
thtt lie had been the cause of sup
pressing the news from the Camathia
which, he said, had resulted in neigh
bors "pointing the finger of scorn" at
him. He said he told the Caroathia's
tending- almost erect on bis life belt.
Bodies Are Tagged.
bmall boats were lowered bv the
- ik"at
-nacicay-uennett whenever a group of
cicr wi sismeor ana into these the
a were piled three or four at a time,
uled on board the cable shin puh
as numbered with a large canvas tag
gu mc muiiiia iuiu paper were put
inT, canvas sack similarly numbered,
j "Ult? Kohind, of All Saints cathe
oralTftre, conducted tbe services in
connection with the burial at sea. On
threeoccasions services were held.
"Sf buried so many at sea," said
cpfctain Larnder, "simply because we
could not accommodate them.
"We Had limited embalming supplies
and it was absolutely necessary to con
sign many to the deep. None. If any
passengers. I believe were burled ex
cept perhaps in the case of Mr. Wide
ner"a valet. The majority of those sunk
were unidentified. We had instructions
when we left here to pick up all the
Titanlc's dead we found,.but under the
conditions it was impossible to carry
out these instructiona"
the work of the
Springfield and Boston addresses 'a-t ' "e'ess cv-rtors to hold their per-
week, but continued .o tell the crowds n simics tc.r aaie. in order ro fur
(Continued On Page 5.)
church. th district conference for the
The dead and wounded on both sides annum on the average. aggregation of the churches in a dis-
talcd .'a killed and 35 wounded, it is I "The prices of its machines are now . trict and the annual conference at
id s ith the federals ln possession of ,' substantially the same as In 1902. not- t which the wnrv or the separate dis-
miiisiauuiiis an increase oi la per- tricts of a conference territory are
cent in raw material prices and 30 i summarized. Above the annual confer-
pcrteuL in waSc. x ne company nas ence is the general conrerenee wnicn
uocti k wnsc sa.vm& w American
farmers in the cost of agricultural im
plements. It has increased the foreign
trade in agricultural implements
lourtoid in nine yeara Its foreien
t' field. According to the dispatch.
i regular troops had been apprised
tor some days that a mutiny among
tl-e volunteers was about to take
rlace. but een for this knowledge.
the regulars were surprised and did not
Tall'i for about half an hour, after
-whlrli. throusrh sunerlor numbers, they
1 'H.Iia.Xeil LU UllltS lUC VVlUlllCCie UUL I .9 m n lOII urAA ....a. f 19 AM Allil T.
i.r t!.e town to the hills where it is I hag not sold cheaper abroad than at
t-ought they will Join Gen. Orozco s . home Its treatment of its customers,
forces now approaching that neighbor- lts employes, Its agents and its com
hcr??i"J" ?2S "JKSJL -t ?."- hah been in accord with the
vmi .uuib t ia.uwp ue bv. . .. nichest fitandsirii nf ethlrR find hnnt-
able business methods.
fiom Escalon with 1000 men to inter
ept the reported advance of Trucy Au
hert v. ith 800 men from Mapimi.
Gen Salazar's forces comprising
lf'00 men hate started south in two
columns, keeping close to the rail
read to engage the federals who are
reported now to be in large numbers
at Bermejillo. ine presence or ieaer
als at Bermejillo is a surprise inas
n uch as it was gien out for certain
s-eeral days ago that they had left
Bermejillo and were falling back to j
tne main Dase at i orreon.
It ls thought that the news that the
t olunters threatened revolting brought
them back hastily to their former positions.
"The charges of misconduct found
has met each four years since 1792. At
first all of the ministers were mem
bers of the general conference but as
the church grew this became impossible
and in 1808 it was decided that the gen
eral conference should consist of dele
gates from the annual conference pro
portionate to their membership. The
first delegated general conference was
held in 1812.
Divide n Slave Question.
Until 1844 the general conference
Three Aldermen Would
Not Sell Park; Is
Too Valuable.
Three aldermen seen today favor the
retention of the city hall property for
park purposes if it can be done. The
Herald advocated this editorially Mon
day. Tuesday morning the aldermen
expressed their views in regard to it.
Alderman Clayton said: T would be
in favor of retaining the property for
park curposes even If we can only re
tain the present small park strip and
have to dispose of the property on !
tW 0A1itflrt T f
included both the northern and tne i which the citv hall buildtntr stands I
in the bill hae been met and disproved ' southern states. Ki that year the slav- I im alwas in favor of more and better
Dy tne companj in other cases, and e' question oecame acute ana tne ; parks The larger a city is. the-more
Douglas, Arfz., April 30 A dozen or
n ore Americans lost their firearms
nnen Y"idoro Escobosa raided Huepac,
S' nora and adjacent territorj In spite
o pi otests their -un and eery round
(Continued on page two.)
they will fail asrain. because they are
"More than six years ago the com
pany asked for an investigation by
the United States government, and
opened all its books and records for
inspection and furnished all informa
tion required "
Tase to Go to V. S. Court.
Washington. D C. April 30 The
prosecution of the Harvester suit, it
was declared at the department of Jus
tice today, will be expedited as much
as possible Because of the importance
of the issue, attorney general Wicker
sham will fUe a certificate of expedi
tion, the effect of which will be to
remove the case from the district court
of Minnesota to the United States cir
cuit ourt of appeals for the eighth
circuit. This eliminates the district
court and to that extent hastens the
issue on to the supreme court, where
it is conceded the cjsc will be finally
d ciaed.
church divided into northern and south
em branches. Within the past few
years, numerous efforts have been
made to unite these bodies and it was
thought that further action might be
taken at this zeneral conference hut
It l ..... n .,.- i. Ar B..Ki.n
. ., utii upon tne not J ouujrtia ,
scheduled for discussion While all
harriers between the two ilethodist
churches hat, now been absolutely
! breathintr nlaces it needs.
-Alderman Blumentnai said: "I am
very much in favor of having all the
irks we can and we ought to have all
possible "'
Vldernian Hewitt said: "I would
favor retention of the property for
park purposes, but whenever anyone
suggests a bond issue, the thought of
fire protection comes to my mind
what he thought of -.ome of his op
ponent s charges.
The crowds were larze and tiiey
cheered enough to warm the hearts of
the Taft managers.
Mills Cleseo Greet Taft.
Practically every town tk president
visited is a manufacturing Venter and
in many places the mills wire closed
the schools had declared partial holi
days and every preparation ihad been
made to welcome the natioifs chief.
Interruptions were frequent, espe
cially when Mr Taft asked At he had
been given a square deal, j
"No, ' yelled some one in almost
every audience.
The president sounded at new note
at Haverhill in replying to Mr. Roose
velt's charge that he onlyi came out
against Senator Lorimer of Illinois af
ter' he was defeated In the primaries ln
that state.
"Mr. Roosevelt says that I did not
go back on Lorimer and Lbrimer was
not successiui in carrying Illinois for
me. Well, my 'letter to .him a out
Lorimer was written a year before 1
knew that the colonel's hat was in
the ring at all."
Voice: "Take It out of the ring."
"I say that Mr. Roosevelt had no
right under any circumstances to mis
represent ln that regard."
v For the most part Mr Taf t's
speeches were much alike Here, in
part is a typical one, delivered in
Sajs He TrmtH People.
'It is said that I distrust the peo-
C'sh a i ward fcr them.
'I did not send the messages direct
ly." said Mr. Sammis. "I telegraphed
to Mr. Davidson in charge of the
wireless and instructed him to tell
the bos ti.at arrangements were made
to car.- fo- them. I thought It would
brace them up."
Mr. S:mir.s said the arrangement to
"car? for' t'x cj-eiators was made oy
Mr. Marconi and Mr Bottomly. the
genera; manager and that he merely
had carried out the plan as described
The witness acknowledged that prob
ably a "mistake had been made."
"I think it would hate been much
better to have placed the stories with
the Associated Press." he said. "They
then would hate general circulation
and there would have been no sore
lot ."
"NewH Diopatche- I,ofit.
Sammis said the International Tele. I
graph code had alreadt srone on re-
cord as putting new-, dispatches 'last
said he cens-'dered
sailors very siow.
'I heard Captain Smith say he
wanted all the passengers to go to the
"A" deck to get into the boats there "
said Woolner. "I said: "Captain,
haven't- you forgotten that all those
windows on "A" deck are closed f and
he said .my God, you're right; call
those people back.' Only a few had
gone down and they came bade. Every
tning went all right after that."
"From your own observation do you
belie vt all the women and children got
"I dc. all except Mrs. Straus. She
refused to leave Mr. Straus, although I
made twi appeals to her.
Straus Refused te Ga
"I said to Mr. Straus. snrelv nn nna
will object to an oh) gentleman like
jcu getting in the life boat.' and he
replied, "I will not go before the other
men.' "
Woolner related the incident leading
to the flashes of a pistol when the
first rollaps.ble boat was being filled.
"I heard Mr. Murdoch, the first offi
cer, shotting to a group of men 'get
back out of here, get back out of here "
Men Italians, I think they were were
crowding into the boats. We helped
Mr. Murdock pull them out of the
boat as they were blocking the way
of the women."
Bride Sells Stery far S1.069.
Harold Bride, surviving operator of
the Titantic. was recalled.
Bride was first asked how much he
received for selling the story of his
experiences on thet wreck to a New
York newspaper and he said he got
Telling of his escape from the Titan
tic. Bride said:
"The captain left by way of the
bridge before operator Phillipps and
I did. After the cantain told us we
on the list of wireless business as to eould JE- We staed on the boat awhile
precedence ' s lo and Phillipps sent another ' C Q. D."
Sammis declared that Bride and Cot tlfF that l dWnt get an answer. It
- . .-, ." -va, ha dtH Ha didn't tAll mA "
tarn, operators, on the Camathia shA.iin
not be blamed for not sending news
from the ship
"If there is inj blame." said Sam
mis, "it should be upon the captain
of the Carpathia The captain of a
ship is censor of all wireless messages
sent from a ship The operators are
there to send and receive. They send
nothing that the captain does not pass
on "
Hsjjcnissaid thatAmerican wireless
overcome, there are reasons why their our private improvements' are growing
unity would not promote tne growin oi msier man tne puoiic ones and I
either and it micrht lead to eomriliea
tions which would consume time that
might be more profitably devoted to
other things. Thev have arranged a
system of cooperation which prevents
their activities from overlaoping in any
way and have divided the foreign mis
sion field in such a way that the church
South does not send missionaries into
fields already covered by the northern
While the general conference is the
CConiinued on Page 6.)
think the first bond issue should be for
my oouy i monrni w,lniJJe Of popu-
uar gtsiinii... x f-xr from
father and mypaj"1 u
nut mm Tne in w ...
th. .. inmin .. . ' . . . : ' Ji. viich a way tnat it
"ofks, installing more lire nydrants
and giving better fire protection."
ne citv council ana tne countv com- i.-owh
missionera will meet at the Vltu- hall ' 1 u
Wednesdni- afternoon for the r,-.. ' . sa'lWr-u Toledo speech, in point
et rli, nl-. .ha nmiuidil.. ... W..11.1 mg OU - tv ..ltv tVkr -nnt i tn t ional
a joint city hall and county courthouse ' Sense aVnt that this was in a general
nle. that 1 distrust popular govern- t "Aerators oTr "Jiiu s;i
nient. Ans man who says so JjHjjfjf.T'bo.ird and $T" a month The English
ing througn ins nat. lsver'5'Tter in ' operators tret four pounds : month.
pu. 1 it ? r riiiiiii, iier a consulta
ncy j tion with II r Isma adressed the com-
was 1 nutiev as iohowb.
to say on oenaif oi Mr.
....t.A ra4.
uctllliic v
ar'stoWat, tOi
out of me with dy-
represented as an
represented" as an
building on the east half of the present
1 sense aj
goternment of the people, but
... .. me o. naii ma. me present .i.n. j eo ei
court house block, the money therefor! rrz.-le.akinir exactly, it was a gov-
to be secured by the sale of the city i V.. VCL , T of tne people, for the people,
hall propert and one-half of the I lne H,io i. a. renresentative Dart
courthouse block i Col Z ;, '
IHluea uu i fa As-j
I want to say on
Ismay. for the International Mercantile
Marine, for the White Star line, tor
myself personally, that we absolve aH
telegraph, wireless and cable compaaa
!es from withholding from the commit
tee any message sent or received in
connection with the disaster "
Work of Sailers Slew.
Hugh Woolner. of London, a surviv
or of the Titantic, was next called to
the stand
Mr Woolner said he inspected the
lite losts inu the life apparatus. He
he did. he didn't tell me.'
B-ide said that at least ten minutes
elapsed after the collision before the
captain appeared and ordered that a
call for aid be sent out. J G Boxhall,
the fourth officer, was asked again
about the lights of a steamer seen
from the deck of the Titantic. the night
of the disaster. Boxhall said he was
quite positive they were a steamer's
"She was coming toward us and I
Ikl.l. ni.n... t, .. 11 -.
tV. i.L,; r r ' Bothall "I saw t,ios,e lights after the
order to the lifeboats and when I got
into niv boat, after firing the rockets
she had turr.ed around and I could
bee the item lights."
Senator Smith said he had evidence
that the Calif ornian was but 14 miles
from the Titantic.
Paris. France. April 30. The French
government has decided not to tolerate
the May dafir procession which had been
arranged 'for tomorrow by tbe General
Federation of Labor to start from the
Place Vendorae
The strictest orders hate been is
sued to the tr ops. not to permit ta
tormation of the procession.

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