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\) THE WEATHER. Washington, D. C., March 11.—‘Fore cast for Arkansas: Clearing and colder Tuesday; Wednesday fair. FULL ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORT OVER LEASED W'RES. But Two Papers In the State Have this Service. THE NEWS Willi E IT IS NEWS. THE SENTINEL RECORD IS THE ONLY PAPER IN HOT SPRINGS THAT RECEIVES THE FULL ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORT OVER LEASED WIRES. VOLUME 36. HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS. TUESDAY MORNING, MARCH 12, 1912. 136. ALL READY FOR FLIGHTS TODAY IS THE BIG DAY OF THE OPENING OF THE BIRDMEN’S MEET AT OAKLAWN. Three Sensational Flyers Now in the City—Others Due Soon—New Thrills Promised by the Pro gram Committee. Ust to the weather man! Thrills! Thrills! Thrills! Sensations aid more sensations! With dhe arrival of Aviators .lames J. Ward, Nels J. Nelson and Keane K Keane, the program committee of the aviation meet finds itself in the very enviable position of finding it neces sary to enlarge r#nd increase the fly ing program at the international avia tion meet which opens at Oaklawn park this afternoon at 3 o'clock. Differing in extreme from most sit uations of the kind, the promoters of the meet instead of be/ig compelled to curtail the program, finds that it will be necessary to add a number of interesting attractions, some of them offered to the public for the first time. For Instance, Postmaster Johnson will establish a sub post-office at the aviation field, and mail will be car ried by the aviators by the aerial route. A special government stamp, bearing the words, “Aerial Mail. Route,” and a receiving office, as well as a stamp office, will be in stalled at the aviation field for the use of patrons. Patrons of the meet may mail letters at the aviation post station and they will be stamped with the "Aerial" stamp for trans mission to any part of the country. The pouch will be made up at the sta tion and one that will be welcomed trips with the pouch. This will af ford spectators the unique opportu nity of sending letter mail to their ■friends by the “Aerial Route,” a privilege which is a decided innova tion and one that wll bei welcomed by the recipient of the letters so mailed. Manager Quir.n has arranged with the managers of the big league base ball clubs now in the city, for a trial of catching a baseball dropped from a dizzy (height by the aviators. Three major league catchers, one from each club, will make the trial. The ob ject will be to beat Catcher Street’s feat of catching a baseball dropped from the top of the Washington mon ument. Halls will be dropped on one day of the meet, lo lie announced later, from heights ranging from 6*M) to 1,000 feel, and the wearers of the big mitts will endeavor to catch them. Still another brand new feature will lie sharpslhooting from aeroplanes by the aviators. The aviators will carry rifles and revolvers aloft with them and will shoot at marks on the ground. This practice is encouraged by the war department and the re sult of the trials will be forwarded to Washington. The sharpshooting feat will be staged only on clear days, and will be duly announced by the announcer on the field. Keane K. Keene, a son of the noted tragedian, 'llhomas Keane, an avia tor, who has made an enviable repu tailion, and who is known as the "Dixie Flyer," will arrive in the city during tItiB morning. He flies a Cur tlss-Farnuvi bl-plane, 60-horse power, and is one of the most daring and dependable flyers In the business. He Is particularly popular throughout the I south, where he has made many sue- | cessful flights. Ward and Nelson took time yester- j day afternoon to go oil* to Oaklawn j and try out their madhlnes and the flying conditions at Oaklawn. They are -highly pleased with their trials. Yesterday afternoon a meeting of the aviators, their managers and the judges was held at the Kastman ho tel for the purpose of putting the flu shing touches on the program, to get acquainted with eadh other, and generally talk over the coming meet, for a more perfect understanding of all conditions of the meet and to pre vent misunderstandings during the Progress of the program. G. P. Mills, head of the IMllls Aero plane Manufacturing company, of Chicago, Is in the city for the pur pose of viewing the flights each day rnd making use of the knowledge gained. The Mills company is now engaged in putting out an absolutely new type of aeroplane from which they expect great tihings. Nels J. Nelson will fly one of their ‘‘.Red Devils' in the meet at Oaklawn. The daily programs which will be issued every day of the meet, will be handsome and complete in every detail. They are put up in neat book let form, and contain all information for the uninitiated, including the day's events and contests, the condi tions of each contest, the name, kind and power of all machines in the flights, together wltfli all miscellane ous information. They are published in neat souvenir form wnd are at tractive In design. The weather man, too, has consent ed to smile on the aviation meet, at least for the opening days, which Is as far as deponent sayeth. Clearing weather today; fair Wed nesday. Well, that's as good as could be expected from the weather man, con sidering his tough lines for weeks past. Tt means record breaking crowds at tfhe biig meeting of bird men, with comfort and convenience for the throngs, and an opportunity to see all that is going on. If the aviation meet does not call out a record breaking attendance during the week It will be a surprise to everyone, as all signs \»int to an immense throng of people every day of the meet. This afternoon at 3 o'clock the open ing bomb will announce the begin ning of five days’ big show, and Sat urday’s red setting sun will mark Its else in a blaze of glory. The street car company has made the usual arrangements for handling big crowds every day and there will be ample accommodations for all. PUT CHAUFFER UNDER ARREST MR. CARNEGIE WAS BEING DRIV EN ABOUT CITY IN AUTOMO BILE WITHOUT A TAG. Mr. Westcott’* Generosity in Tender ing Car to Visiting Millionaire Results in Controversy. The chauffeur who drives Andrew Carnegie ahoiit the streets in c,tie of Harry Westcott's seven passenger touring cars, was yesterday put under arrest for driving a car ujion which there was no tag showing the 1912 licenses hac^been paid. He was re leased after some investigation and assurances. It happens that Mr. Carnegie was about to retain a car for three weeks I of fliis visit, when a rate of *50 per day was quoted, or a total of al>out $1,050 for the three wee ho of the vis it. That seemed too high, and when Manager Corrington called Mr. West eott up to ask about the matter, Mr. Weatcott tendered the use of a 7 passenger touring <5ar which he lias i here for demonstrating, and which belongs to the Westcott Motor Car Works of Little Rock. Tlhe licenses on the Westcott cars had been paid in Little Rock on January 1, but the 1912 tag was not ! on the car tendered Mr. Carnegie, therefore the arrest. Late yesterday afternoon a city representative called on Mr. Westcott to inform him that a complaint had been lodged at city headquarters about his going into the car livery business without a license, end Mr. Westcott said in return many things about the situation as it appealed to I him. It is very likely the Incident wilt not be carried further by eitSier the city or Mr. Westcott. for a similar un pleasantness over a situation very like this in former years probably contributed much to keeping a Chi cago millionaire from making return visis to thts city. Alex R. Peacock, of Pittsburg, Pa., who bus been making an extended vis it at the Park hotel for some time with his uncle, Robert Peacock, of RdinburgBi, Scotland, was joined to day by his family from the Smoky City. The party was composed of Mrs. A. It. Peacock with her infant baby and nurse, and her daughter. Miss Irene, with her maid end her friend, Miss Allen. The family with Mr. Peacock will remain in the Val ley for some little while. They were here last spring and enjoyed their *tsy immensely. i MRS. GRACE WILLFIGHT WOMAN CHARGED WITH SHOOT ING HUSBAND HAS DROPPED DESPONDENCY. Husband Reiterates Statement That His Wife Drugged Him and Then Shot Him for the Insurance on His Life. Atlanta, Ga., March 11.—A charge by Mrs. Daisy Opie Grace that she had a rival for her husbrnd's affec tions and that the other woman was probably responsible for the shooting of Grace and Grace's admission to his mother, Mrs. 3. L. Hill, that he did write a letter to his wife, telling of postponing his trip to Philadelphia were dhe chief developments in the shooting mystery today. Grace had so far improved that an X-ray photo was taken but until this is developed the location of the bullet can not be ascertained. Mrs. Grace declined to enlarge up on the "other woman" feature of the case. On the advice of counsel she continues to refuse to discuss the case but she has dropped despondency it is said, and instead has adopted a fighting altitude. It is stated that an effort soon will be made to obtain her release on bail. According to Mrs. Hill, Grace stat ed he wrote the letter to his wife, ad dressing her at N-ewnan, after she had teased him into doing so. He charges that on Monday night before 'he shooting Mrs. Grace asked him where the heart is locate! and tihat later she drugged Ihim and shot him. “I know Daisy shot me for the ‘in surance she had me take out,” he is alleged to have said. BOSTON PARTY OF PLAYERS HERE RED SOCKS OF THE AMERICAN LEAGUE ON THE SCENE TO BEGIN SPRING TRAINING. Tim Murnane, Dean of the Baseball Scribes, the Same Happy OptimDt on Weather Conditions. I? the smiles and tho Optimism of g<Vital Tim Murnane, the dean of baseball scribes, who arrived yester day with the Boston baseball party, does not court the Weather Man into cloudless skies and clean diamond I w 1 tillin a very few days, there is no hope for the situation. Yesterday ' morning the remainder of the Jake Stahl party arrived at the Eastman hotel, and regardless of the gioorn which hung yi heavy pall over the colony of imiwtient ball players at that hostelry, the situation grew hopeful. And just to prove tihat Hot Springs is going to be encouraged in turning out*sume of the brand of weather sub ject to the approval of envious major leaguers, the Boston bunrth donned their uniforms in the afternoon and tossed ball all over the Eastman lawn, much to the edification of the crowd that gathered on the balcony. "The weather has been baa every where,' smiled Tim Murnane. “Down in Augusta the fields have been wet, and everywhere in the south, the field of th« spring training, it has been the same. So the teams will all have an even break until the good weather eoines, and then they will work the harder to gel in trailing. Till at is the way this optimist looks at the situation, and certainly that is hopeful. The Boston Americans trained here two years ago, and had very good weather throughout their stay. The next year they selected California, and out there encountered very bad weather, and it just happened that March of last year, wthen they were away, was as ideal a month as ever ball manager could have pictured in fondest dreams. The Boston American league col ony at the Kastman hotel had the healthiest ptfmber of 31 additions bright etfd early Monday morning— or shjgfiiy after n>ldn4fbt, to be exact. It wfts almost 1 a.m. when Treasurer r Robert B. MTcRoy of the Red Sox. strode into the Monarch of tlhe Olen with his wife on one arm, and his party of 29 ball players, newspaper critics, photographers and loyal fans Then, yesterday afternoon, the gal lant Tim Murnane, Boston's best and oldest baseball expert, arrived from Augusta, (la., where he went with Johnny Kling's party, but when fair Augusta began looking like a full grown lake, with no chance of the ball park ever coming back into view, ihe beat it up to the SpringB. Mur nane is one of the Spa's very best champions and prophesies that in a few years time practically all 1C of the big league teams will be working out here in March. Treasurer McRoy is pnother Hot Springs booster. He wag Ijere earlier in the winter, spending three weeks in November when the weather was perfect. The previous winter Mr. Mc Roy was here with this wife and son for practically the entire month of December and both trips he was fa vored by ideal weather. “This is the only time in my life I have experi enced bad weather in Hot Springs and I admit that this is the one time I wanted it bright and warm,” stated Mr. McRoy In the rotunda of the East man yesterday. “1 will join Stalhl, Dooin and Dahlen in hoping that it clears up. However, roadwork and the baths will do the boys a lot of good and thfere is not a whole lot to worry about, as none of the teams are getting any work to brag about.” The Red Sox were greeted upon their arrival by Manager Stahl, Catch ers Carrlgan, Cady and Thomas, Out fielder Engle and Pitchers Hall and Anderson. Arriving with Mr. and Mrs, McRoy at the bewiblhVig hour of 1 a.m. were Players Wagner, Gard ner. Cicotte, O’Brien, Henriksen, Bradley, Benedict, Yorkes, Bushelman, Pape. Hageman and Krug. The remainder of the party chap eroned by Mr. MuRoy included Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Donahue, J. H. Donnel ly, J. T. Sparks. J. J. Quirk, T. J. Byrne, G. Churchill and H. L. Steg maier, Boston Folks, who are for the Red Sox first, last and all the time: H. B. Schultz, J. J. Hallilian, J. E. Beckwith, baseball experts par excel lence, who are here to make Tim !Mur nane and Paul shannon, flaefli home their fanciest stuff; Tainer Joe Quirk, Billy Hamilton, scout for the Boston Nationals, and the klog of all base runners and tally-getters in his day; A. A. Gray, the owner of the Lowell, Mass., club: Steve Flannagan and J. W. Burns, two other New England baseball magnates of renown; A. B. Reed, photographer, and W. S. Sheri dan, an operator of great brilliancy. Manager Stahl expects hfs Califor nia delegation, as well as Trls Speak er, the rained Texan, in town today or tomorrow at the latest.. The Red Sox will tarry In Hot Springs until around April 4. and, as soon as the weather permits, will start their prac tice work going at Majestic park. CIRCUIT COURT CASES. City Cases First, State Cases Next, | and Then Civil Actions I aken Up. Circuit Judge Cotham yesterday made an announcement as a guide for both the public and the lawyers interested. The first weeTc of court will he given to the trial of city ap peal cases, tltiese usually being ready for trial. The second week will be devoted to the trial of state cases ready for trial, and the third wee* will be devoted to civil actions. There will be no court on election day, so that the court attendants may have a whole day In which to interest themselves In the situation. AKIN APOLOGIZES. Washington, March It.—Represent atvie Akll of New York, independent, today apologized to the house for tfhe language employed by him in a speech appearing in the Congressional Rec ord of March f, in which he assailed President Taft, Senator Root and former Representative Littauer. He also requested permission to with draw the objectionable matter, which was granted. Mr. Akin's action made needless the naming of an investigating com mittee and the resolution adopted by the house Saturday was vacated. FIGHT POSTPONED. New Orleans, Marrth 11. On ac count of inclement weather, the fight scheduled for tonight between Frankie Burns of Jersey City and Jem Kendrick of England, before the Orleans Athletic clpb, was postponed until Thursday night. / PATENTEE SUPREME COURT HANDS DOWN OPINION OF FAR REACHING IM PORTANCE TO LITIGANTS. Will Affect Every Anti-Truet Suit Now Pending and Seems Like an Epoch Making Rule—Decision By Bare Majority. Washington, March 11.—The su preme court today held that the own er of a ]>atent has an mrestricted , monopoly upon all articles used In its operation, niak fix its price and pre scribe its use and thereby laid down I a broad principle of doubtful applica tion to many of the government's im portant Mitl-trust suits now pending, which involve questions of patent rights. 1 he court stood tour to imree. t met Justice White, with whom dissented Justices I^atuar and Hughes, in a spirited opinion voiced his dread of the results of the court’s work, ask ing who could foretell the extent of monopoly and wrongful restrictions which would arise. As construed by the majority of the court the chief justice declared the patent law could reacli out to include witiliin a patent every conceivable tiling used in ev ery American household. The chief justice said congress should act to head off '‘untold evils" | which would follow the court’s con struction of the law and arraigned ! the majority as having broken alt precedents. The court, in its history, he said, had never failed to do its duty to tfhe whole people and to stand as a protector of every house hold. Justice Lii.rtou, wj^o delivered the majority opinion, was joined by Jus tices McKenna, Holmes and Van De vanter. Offic ials of the department of jus tice were not inclined to discuss the decision or its application to anti trust suits. Attorney General Wlck ersham and Solicitor General Geli mann heard it read end regarded it as epoch-making. Neither made a statement. In tlie last two yeurs the depart ment of justice in its prosecutions based upon the Sherman law was en countered more and more the ques tion of the right of patentees. Some officials of tJie departmon* have pre dicted that the anti trust suits of the future would be fought along those lines. That question was Involved In the case against the electrical trust, now settled in favor of the govern ment, and some officials thing the same question might be introduced ifi any anti trust suit againBt any indus trial combination. Because of the sweeping impor tance of the decision to the enforce ment of the Sherman law it is «ot im probable a rehearing may be asked to bring tlhe question before a full bench. Justice Day did not i>artici pate and the vacancy caused by the death of Justice Harlan has not been filled, though Chancellor Pitney of New Jersey has been nominated, but not confirmed by the senate. Foremost, among the pending anti trust suits which may be affected are those against the United Shoe Machinery company, the Keystone Watch company, re id the so-called coaster brake trust. A score or more of investigations now under way by the department of justice in which corporations are claiming the rights of patentees to certain monopolies are restrictions, are vitally affected. Department of justice officials be lieve the declsicn may throw out one feature of the case against the Key stone Watch company, relating to re selling prices. In the shoe machin ery company case, la which questions of patent rights are Involved, al though it is admitted tihe company may strengtlK«i some portions of its defenses by the decision, the depart ment of justice regards these suits as considerably broader than the usual anti-trust suits involving patents be cause of the government’s allegations of combination. The case actually before the court concerned the right of the patentee of a rotary mimeograph to bind the purchaser of each ma.lhine to use on it only ink which he manufactured. The question arose as to whether • >e license restriction was governed by contract law over which the state court* have jurisdiction or whether it was controlled by the patent laws and thus within tlhe Jurisdiction of the wederal courts. The New York fed eral court asked for instructions. Sqfrarai times the question had arisen In the federal circuit courts. Most of them had followed a lead ing decision announced by Justice Lurton, then a circuit judge, and known as the "button fastener case.” In that decision Justice Lurton held it was governed by patent law and , consequently valid. Today he approv ed that decision. ‘Tf a patentee says," began Justice Lurton in bis opinion, “I may sup press my patent it I will. I may make or have made devices under my patent but I will neither sell fior per mit anyone to use the patented tihlngs he is within his rights and none can complain. But if he says “I will sell witli the right to use only with other things proper for us'ng with the ma chines and 1 will sell at the actual cost of machines to me, providing you will agree to use only such ar ticles as made by me in connection (therewith,” if he chooses to take his profit in this way, instead of taking It by the higher price for the ma chines, has he exceeded his exclusive light to make, sell rt’id use his pat ented machines? “The market for the sale of such articles to the users of his machines wlhich by such a condition lie lakes to himself, was a market which he alone created by the making and the selling of the new Invention. By gel 11 nig it subje< t to the restriction he took nothing from other* and In no wise restricted their legitimate market.” One of the express reasons given by Chief Justice White for his dis sent was to make it clear that if evils arise from the decision "their continuation will (not be caused by the interpretation given to the stat ute but will result, from the inaction of the legislative department In fall ing to amend tne statute so as to avoid such evils.” INCOMPENENCy IS INHERITED FORMER PRESIDENT OF ARKAN SAS MEDiCAL ASSOCIATION AT THE MAJESTIC. i Say* State Should Treat Inebriates Like Minnesota—Loss of Mental Powers Comes From Stimulants. Dr. R. C. Dorr, former president of the Arkansas ‘Medical association, who is making a short stay at the Majestic hotel, holds to the belief J that Inebriates should be protected by tjtie law In Arkmsas as they are in Minnesota, where it Is a criminal of fense to give a drunkard intoxicating liquor, punishable by murisoument. Dr. Dorr tried several years ago to have the legislature of Arkansas pass a bill to tnis etteet, nui it was ue feated. He believes that from a mod leal standpoint, an inebriate is incapable of taking care of himself and should be under the charge of an institution which can subject him to treatment, in Minnesota, an in ebriate is placed in a sanitorium. where he is kept until be is brought to a state of good fiealth. After this he is paroled on good behavior, but ;f he falls aga'.i, his term of impris ment is doubled. This is found to have a beneficial effect upon young drunkards who dread the loss of their liberty as well as the stigma of sen tence as an inebriate. “It is generally known,-’ said Dr. Dorr, “that much of the incompetence existing is due to I he use of drugs or 'intoxicating drinks or two diseases which have tgiven to offspring a de generate body or mind If these drugs and these diseases could lie destroyed ! —and they will be In some years—the incompetency of people will be great ly lessened.-' Mrs. W. G. Romer of St. Louis, vllio is staying at the Parw hotel and who is staying at the Park (hotel and tralto voice, entertained the guests in the parlors yesterday morn'ng with a solo concert, which was (greatly en joyed. Mrs. A. 0. Dunk and daughter. Dor othy, have returned to their home In Detroit after a visit with Mrs. Frank P. Walker. OPTIMISTIC HOPE OF CRUSHING THE REBEL LION IN VICINITY OF TORREON GROWS BRIGHTER. Big Loyal Demonstration Is Planned for the Capital—Government Of ficials Believe That Madero Will Be Upheld. Mexico City, Marsh II A decided feeling of optimism pervaded the cap ttol today, affecting foreigners and Mexlwia alike. The big popular demonstration of loyalty to the government yesterday has had the effect of stiffening the baibks of government officials and private citizens. Today this fact was manifested in casual conversations, public inter views and by a material increase of the number of enlistments for army service. Business men generally pro fess to see a great improvement in the outlook. Everywhere the opin ion was expressed that the life or death of tftie revolution depends upon the developments of the /text few days In the vicinity of Torreon and a sentiment of renewed confidence in the ability of the federals to deliver u crushing blow to OMKO was mani fest. Government officials encourag ed by the altered sentiment., declare# that in addition to the 2,600 men al ready in Torreon, as many more can le equipped and sent there ff neces sary. The panicky feeling of last weefc among foreigners has worn itself out t,nd those who remain appeared to consider remote the chatti es of harm to ilho people in the eapltol. This is further evidenced hv the falling off ill demands for railroad conunoda t ions. Railroad officials Btated that for the past two nights the Laredo hound train has carried only the regular number of sleeping cars and that, nw’nyt reservations had been cancelled. In view of this, an order for additional equipment to care for tiie travel expected during tiie pres ent week was rescinded. The vigorous policy adopted by the war department was reflected in the department of tlhe interior. Appar ently a qui itus Is to be put upon irre sponsible publishers who hsva. haan from time to time flooding the city with anti-government literature. With the exception of this class of publications, there has been a no ticeable change in the tone of the comment by the newspapers upon President Madero and his ministers. Two plants or the fly-by-night publi cations were closed today. Announcement has been made of a patriotic demonstration to take place ITiursday in the streets of the capi tal. It will be 'n the nature of an automobile and floral parade and will be participated In by the wealthier people of the city. DEFEAT PENSION BILLS. - H-.&m Washington, March 11.—The sn'iate devdted its entire open session today to discuss of pension legislation. Om nibus private bills and the Smoot substitute general service pension bills were defeated. _ SAY TEDDY MISREPRESENTS, New York, March 11.—“The con t, uted and persistent misreprescnta llon by Theodore Roosevelt over th« enactment of the primary law of New York,” was the subject given out at republican state headquarters tonight quoting a telegram sent to Lloyd C. Grlscom, chairman of the New York republican county committee in l?lh> endorsed “the Cobb bill with the amendments proposed by you,” which 1,111, tonight's statement says, is sub stantially the same as thp present primary law which has heeti assailed by Colonel Roosevelt. 1 DEMOCRATS WIN IN MAINE. Portland, Maine, March 11.—Demo crats elected four mayors to one for the republicans in five city elections -,i Maine today. In each the incumbent was re-elected. .