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IU TODAY All the Real News THE ONLY NEWSPAPER IN HOT SPRINGS THAT RECEIVES THE FULL ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORT OVER LEASED WIRES VOLUME XXXII. HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS, SUNDAY. DECEMBER 22, 1912. NO. 66 1 THE WEATHER WASHINGTON, DEC. 21—FORE CAST FOR ARKANSAS—FAIR SUN DAY; MONDAY CLOUDY. WHERE JILUI BRIN LAND? — WILSON DECLINES TO SHED ANY LIGHT ON FUTURE OF BRYAN AND ADMINISTRATION. BRYAN IS INCOMMUNICATIVE After a Day's Conference With Nebras kan, President Elect Returns to His Home—Bryan Not Even Mentioned. Princeton, N. J., Dec. 21—Kor once In his life President elect Woodrow Wilson doe3 not mind having his birth day in the holiday season. Since ais nomination and election, girts of every kind and description have been pour ing in to him daily, but with the ap proach of the holidays they have mul tiplied. Three live turkeys already have arrived for ■Christinas, w.iich he will spend at home with his family. "A boy of eight,” said the governor tonight, ‘‘has just written me that he was born o« the same day 1 was—Dec. 28—and has invited me to his birth day party.” The governor said the letter was in childish handwriting and pleased him greatly. •1 think mb pretty tiara on a noy to have a l^rthday around Christmas time,” mused the governor; taere are bo many other people getting presents then that he doesn’t get the considera tion which his birthday might give him other times.” The offer of a cow from a man in Iowa has been declined by the gover nor. ' I did not think 1 ought to accept presents of value," he explained He was told of the presence at the White House of '’Pauline Wayne.” President Taft’a cow. "I shall probably muke her acquaintance" smiled the gover nor. Alter a day of lengthy conferences in Trenton, the most important of which was With Wm J Bryan, Presi dent elect Woodrow Wilson returned tonight to his home here, tired and ready for a rest. So far as shedding light on the gos sip as to Mr. Bryan's future relations with the administration, the confer ence between the two men was pro-^ duetive of nothing more than specula tion. Mr. Wilson said very frankly that while lie had talked about men tor bis cabinet with Mr. Bryan, the name of the Nebraskan was not men tioned. As to future conferences with Mr. Bryan, none was arranged o^ talk ed of, Mr. Wilson Baid. While dis cussing tonight the subject of patron age, the governor made It evident that those who expect to get political ap pointments from him had better not try to manifest their ambition in |>ei son or apply directly to him in any way. I have a sort of general principle, he said "that those who apply for of fices will be the least likely to get them.” "Then a great number have been disqualified already?" he was asked. ' Yes" was the smiling reply. The question reminded the presi dent elect of a letter he had received from an office seeker. "One man wrote me,” related Mf. Wilson, "‘saying he was thinking or applying and would like to know from me personally what was the best way to go about It.” ' There was no reply” he said. He added that he of course, expected to take advice about patronage and would be guided In a great many appoint ments by recommendations of mem bers of congress. Tlie summon ag of Mr. Bryan to dis cuss active politics and the personnel of the cabinet was. the governor in dicated, one of a sevles of steps which he is taking to determine upon the fit ness of individuals for the cabinet. Mr. Wilson Intends, moreover, to airy out, literally his pla.-i of being the "best listener in the United States" and expects to continue to "take common council” for some time, perhaps as late as March 1, before making final decisions or announce m< nts. In view of Mr. Bryan's connection with tthe drafting of the democratic platform, the conference concerned largely plans for carrying out platform Pledges. The governor was aasked if Mr. Bryan seemed to be in favor of any precedent in tthe order of legislation. "We went over tae platform In a WILLIAM B. RAYNER When United States Senator Isador Rayner of Maryland died the other day it was reported that his son. William B. Rayner, might be appointed to fill out his term, as was done in the cast of Senator Elkins, but the exigencies of policies led to the appointment of William P. Jackson, Republican na tlona! committeeman. general way,” replied the governor ‘with no special emphasis on one plank more than another.” Mr. Wilson was told that Mr. Bryan had said just before his departure that he planned to attend the inauguration, "if the weather is fine.” *1 hope ne'll attecid the inauguration and 1 hoi>e the weather will be fine too,” said Mr. Wilson approvingly. Judge Robert S. Hudspeth, national committeeman from New Jersey, and Edward E. (Jrosscup, democratic state chairman, conferred with the governo about state business this afternoon The long day of conferences rented a week of the hardest wUt'k Air. Wilson uad done since the campaign ended \\ hen he reached home he showed a little fatigue and laol*d forward to resting on Sunday. J. FRANK HICKEY IS FOUND GUILTY MAN ACCUSED OF MURDERING BOYS GETS VERDICT OF MUR DER IN SECOND DEGREE. Buffalo. N. V„ Dec. 21.—After 26 (hours deliberation, the jury in the ease of J. Frank Hickey, on trial for (no murder of seven year old Joseph Josephs of Laekawana on October 12, 1811, today brought in a verdict oi murder in the secon degree. Judge Brown, in discharging the jttry, said it was “extremely to be re gretted that justice could not be done the1 defendant. The public ana tne court don't feel satisfied with the re sult. For those of you who have earnestly endeavored to procure a dif ferent result the court desires to ex tend to yon its sincere thanks for your efforts to render justice." At Hickey's request the imposition of sentence was deferred until Mon day. The penalty is not less than 20 years at hard labor. Hickey alter buying the Josephs boy candy, enticed him to a deserted build ing strangled him and hurled his body into a cesspool. A country wide search of over a year failed to afford anv due afc to the boy’s fate. Recently the police received a series of postal cards telling in detail of t.ie crime. These cards led to the re covery of the body, and the arrest ot Hickey at an inebriate colony at Whiting, NT. J.. He made a confession admitting at the same time the killing of Kdward Morey In tLowell, Mass., in iss:i by giving him poisoned whiskey and the strangling to death of Michael K; uck, a New York newsboy, in Cen tral Park Dec 10, 1902. Public indignation at the outcome of the trial is intense, and In legal circles the possibility of having Hickey tried for the murder of the Kruek boy is being discussed. LID ON BOXING. Kenosha,/ Wis., Dec. 21—The lid was clamped on boxing here today, Sheriff Audrey J. Stahl declaring he would permit no more bouts. DICTIONARY COUPON No. 49 TODAY’S NEW CONTESTANTS FOR FIRST HONORS SHOWN BN STANDING OF THE VOTE AS PUBLISHED ELSEWHERE. A BID FOR NEW LEADERSHIP is rviaae By Two or Three Especla Contestants in the Piano Voting Contest—Big Renewal is Expec ted After Christmas All along the Sentinel-Record hat contended that a lew days of earnest and honest effort among friends would bring some of the contestants to a position where they might become strenuous contenders for the grafiu prize. The vote this morning, notwith standing the Christmas shopping sea son, in which some of the candidates were compelled to devote some time shows I hat at least two or three young ladies have made the most of thei time, and by sticking earnestly to their canvass, desuite the discourag ■ng conditions of Yuletide, have ac tually shown that they are live candi dates for the piano. Have you been one of those who have taken advantage of fills advice, got into the field and mapped out an active campaign for subscriptions and votes? It is not yet too late as more than one new candidate has demon strated, and writh the passing o Christmas you may see several en thusiastic contenders for tne first honors with all the chances in the world to win. The single coupon ballot on page will be continued for another week. The manner in which the contestants, and especially their friends, have clip ped them by the hundreds, has u cided the Sentinel-Record to give all another week of this certain gain In standing. The coupon will count fo me vote, hut will be void after o'clock, Saturday, December 28, and they must be turned in by that lion to he counted in the standing. Yes terday the standing was increased by several thousand through this metho-’ Watch them for the coming week. They may menn victory in the < Remember that this week is ttie final week of the second period, anr that the schedule of votes will change slightly on December 28. For this reason every contestant should do iheir ablest work this week while the allowance of votes is more liberal. There are a number of new candi dates who have announced their in tention of taking an active part in the race, both with the view’ of making a whilrwind after-the-noliday cam paign for the leadership, and if they fail in this they are assured of a sub stantial cash winning in the end. There will he no disappointed candi dates in this contest—the only one of its kind ever conceived—not even if you wait until the final period to enter You will win anyway ■Contestants and their friends take notice tnat the single coupcwi votes will be good for another week, if turn ed In by four o'clock p. m., on Decem ber 28. Prospective candidates should find this an added inducement to make a steady climb up the ladder. CHICAGO EGG WAR. Chicago Women Force Sale of a Mil lion Dozen at 24 Cents. Chicago. Dec. 2D—One million one hundred thousand eggs were sold to day under the auspices of the Chicago clean food league In the campaign lo break the egg market. This is I 400,000 more than were sold yester I day and conclude* the selling of eggs in the present campaign to bring the price down. The managers of the sale claim victory and point to the tact that dealers throughout the city have offered for sale guaranteed eggs at the leagues price of 24 cents a dozen or less. A few eggs selling stations will be maintained permanently in different parts of the city, it was announced to night, as “monitors" to see that the price of eggs is kept down. These however will not undertake to supplj eggs in as great quantities as in the last two days. PLEAD GUILTY BY MAIL. Chicago, Dec. 21.—Pleading guilt} by mail and paying the fine for the offelise by the same method, was ai innovation which surprised Judge Hopkins today when he opened hi: mail. This note was among his let ters: "Your honor, 1 plead guilty to the absence of tail light, owing to the fact that connecting wires were le>og' without my knowledge. I enclose $2 specified amount of fine. Most cord ially. L. O. Howe." "Mr. Rowe's method is unique in m; experience," commented the judge, be fore whom there were docketed 18 cases invetlving violations of th vehicle oriinance and for which th i usual fine is $2. MISS ESTHER FOOTE nintj«twuc Miss Esther Foote is one of the charming debutantes of this season in army circles in Washington. She is the daughter of Col. and Mrs. Stephen M. Foote. WIFE MUKDiRCR FIGHTS OFFICERS REFUSES TO GIVE UP UNTIL HE IS FATALLY WOUNDED BY THE PURSUING OFFICERS. Louisville, Ky., Dec. 21.—Trying to escape with a sheriff's posse seeking him for shooting and fatally wound ing his wife and her woman friend. Dominick Gyr, a dairyman, today bar ricaded himseif in his home five miles from here and was not taken until he was fatally wounded. He had gone home earlier in the day, quarrelled with and shot his wife and the friend, Mrs. Murray Clarke, who sought to interfere. Arming .ninself with two shot guns and three revolvers, ho first made an effort to get away, but after terroriz ing the neighborhood and command ering a horse, returned to hi8 home, ieac-hing there just before the sheriff's men. Friends who tried to prevail on him to surrender were answered with shots and he fired many times at the officers. Once in firing he show ed himself and a bullet felled him. The posse then stormed his cottage and found Gyr dying. He lived only a few minutes. No member of the posse was hurt. MANY SUSPECTS IN THE LOGUE MURDER NINE HAVE BEEN ARRESTED ON SUSPICION OF KILLING CHI CAGO GEM DEALER. •Chicago, Dec. 21.—Nine suspects, four women anil five men, are held in connection with t'he murder of J. H. Logue, a diamond merchant, in his office in the McVicker theatre build ing yesterday. The police profess to believe at least two of the men have been connected with a series of dar ing automobile hold-ups and other robberies here recently. Searcn o> the apartment occupied by Clyde Stratton and H. B. Hamp ton and some of the women under arrest 'oday, revealed a. skirt from which a piece was torn. The police say the piece of cloth used to gag Logue was torn from a woman’s un derskirt and that it fits the torn skirt found. Ten pistols and a quantity of explosives and much jewelry, besides two human skeletons, wj>,re found in the appartment. The rooms were immediately almve the apartments occupied by a private detective v.ho a few nights ago was the victim of burglars who stole only two i rstols, leaving an attractive amount of valuables. While it is said $:i,000 worth of jewelry Is missing from the Logue offices and that robbery must have been the motive for the murder, the police are closely following every clue that might develop the "women in the case" theory. MRS. SAGE GENEROUS. New York, Dec. 21.—The eve ol i Christmas week brought good cheer ■ to the several hundred men who through the year take care of the ■ lawns, paths and shrubbey of Centra] ! park. Just before dusk Mrs, Russel ‘ Saga drove up in her automobile tc . the arsenal in the park and delivered • to Park Commissioner Stover, a bos lied with ribbon. In the box were en r velopes, each containing a golf - piece, one for every park employ* ! whose pay doea not exceed $2 a day ‘ Mrs. Sage has made similar gifts tc ? t'he men at Christmas time for sev cral years. TURKEY IN DELAY PLAY WILY OTTOMAN DELEGATES ARE ENGAGED AT THEIR OLD GAME, PROCRASTINATION. SECURE A POSTPONEMENT Greeks Object Strenuously to Revic tullng the Besieged Towns and Cities—Russian Embassy Host to the Delegates. Tendon, Dec. 21.—Turkey is playing the old game of delay and lias caused a further postponement of the peace conference which adjourned to Mon day after a brief and fruitless session this afternoon. It is evident that the Turkish delegates are trying to gain the right to provision Adrianople by consenting to include Greece in the conference. The allies are anxious to proceed and have openly hinted that these delays must come to an end. • todays sitting was the most im portant since the beginning of the conference as it was the flnet time the opposite parties hart come into a ser ious engagement, which is prelimin ary to the crucial question over the possession of Adrianople. T'he Montenegrin ex-premier Miyus kovitch, who presided, seemed on ac count of his rather severe and imper ious aspect, to he the best president • for the occasion of a stormy sitting. When the president asked Relchad Pasha to communicate in confidence the answer which he had received from Constantinople there was a mo merit of breathless silence. Reiehnd Pasha rose and outlined the instructions he had received to the effect that Turkey should not treat with Greece, as the latter state had put herself out of the negotiations by refusing to adhere to the armistice. But, lie added, wishing tp show a leni ent spirit and a conciliatory disposi tion. and also out of regnrd for Eu rope, Turkey was willing to treat, on condition that the allies in return granted the privilege of re victualling Adrianople. Tnis, he pointed out. was simply a humanitarian request as there wpre more _han 150,000 people suffering from lack of food, besides the belli gerents Revictualling this fortress, he argued, would not change the sit uation a= it existed when the armis tice was concluded, at which time the Bulgarians declared they could seize Adrianople whenever they wished, or force Tchatalja. Reicliad Pasha’s statement caused a great sonsal'on and the Balkan dele gates exchanged impressions in whis pers among themselves. The head of the Turkish delegation continued to give the Ottoman view po'nt which aimed to eliminate disas ters and sufferings from the war, by supplying to Adrianople what is strict ly nc-cessary to sustain life. The conference then would he able to proceed with Its work, in the know ledge that the town was not starv ing while the delegates were negotiat ing. ur. uaiieu, me cuiei nuihaiiau plenipotentiary, eloquently countered with solid arguments against Turkey’s proposition. He recalled that the armistice was an accomplished fact and was so well defined that the dele gates lacked the power to change it, their mission being circumscribed to the conclusion of pence. With refer er.ce to peace he said th<fre was no limit to their powers, but their creden tials did not authorize them to deal with Incidents either already solfed or outside the mission which brought them to London. Osman Naximl Pasha continued the argument for Turkey, citing numerous Historical occasions when similar con cessions were made. The Greek premier, M. Venizelos, asserted that serious damage would result to the allies if the townB were revictualled. The balance oT forces on the opposite sides will be changed in favor of the beseiged, besides giv ing the opponents of the allies an op portunity t.c procrastinate as long as there was no fean of the capitulation ot the beseiged towms. The Servian delegate M. Novako vitch, said that the Turkish request was quite unacceptable, as it. entire ly modified the base on which the irmistlce was founded. Reichad Pasha insisted that the pro posal was already made, which was re elved with further opposition. Twice the delegates left their places and gathered In groups to see if any modus vivendi were possible between the extreme view/?, hut in vain. Finally the Ottoman delegates pro posed that the sitting be adjourned unUl Monday to enable each dele gate to ask for fresh Instructions. The Balkan delegates dined tonight a> the Russian embassy. Amid great enthusiasm they pledged each other to Russia and sent a message of loy 1 ally addressed to the Russian ember • or The speech by the French THOMAS STERLING Thomas Sterling, the newly chosen senator from South Dakota, is a law yer and lives in Vermillion. He was born in Ohio and admitted to the bar in Illinois- He went to Dakota when it was a territory and was a member of the constitutional convention of the state. He ha. been a member of the legislature, but has held no other public office. M. Poincare, in Parts, today is con sidered here as an evidence of the emelioration of the general European situation while indicating the ad vancement of a possibility of media tion led by France. FISHER FOLK DROWNED. Dunkirk, N. Y., Dec. 21.—A tug be longing to the Desmond fishing fleet with six men aboard was caught in a setere blizzard three miles out today and is believed to have foundered. Two other tugs caught In the same storm reached port tonight after drift ing helplessly about the lake for sev eral hours. LITTLE ROCK WANTS LEAGUE BASE BALL WILL HOLD MEETING TO RAISE $25,000 FUND TO SUPPORT A CLASS A CLUB. Little Rock, Ark., Dec. 21.—The di recors of he Little Rock baseball club which has kept up Its organization even though this city has been out of the Southern League for three years met today and decided to call a mass meeting to be held Monday afternoon to decide what should be #>ne with the option that President Wm. Kava naugh holds on Montgomery’s fran chise. All the directors expressed a de sire to purchase the franchise but not at the price owner Tilles of Montgom ery asks which is $20,000. It was declared that Montgomery had not a valuable player on its reserve list and that an entirely new team will have to be purchased. An appeal was issued to the citizens of Little Rock to raise a baseball fund of $25,000. The appeal states that the Montgom ery franchise can probably Be pur chased for $12,500 but that the other $12,500 will be needed to purchase players and supply adequate working capital. President Kavanaugh has promised to make an address at Monday's mass meeting. JACK JOHNSON INSOLENT. Chicago, Dec. 21.—Jack Johnson, negro pugilist, who is at liberty on a $30,000 bond on a charge of violating the federal white slave act, loday pur chased as a Christmas present for his wdfe. formerly Lucille Cameron, a home in the heart of the exclusive Lake Geneva Bummer resort. Nearly all of the houses in the neighborhood are owned by Chicago millionaires. The property was purchased from Jud son Ksherman, a grain dealer it is said. The price was $30,000. TAFT LEAVES TWO DREADNAUGHTS OF NAVY TO CONVEY EXECUTIVE TO THE ZONE OF THE CANAL. ACCOMPANIED BY HIS FAMILY Booming of Battleship's Guns An. nounce Sailing—May Order Civil Government for the Residents of the Canal Zone. Key West, Flu., Dee. 21.—With tho guns of the United States battleships Deleware and Arkansas roaring a wel come, President Taft and his party late tais afternoon boarded the latter vessel and set out for the Panama canal zone. It was shortly after four o'clock when the president, after making a short speech here,, bodrded one of the launches of the Arkansas, together with Mrs. Taft and the remainder of the presidential party, and was taken to the naval fighter. A few minutes later both the Arkansas, with the presidential flag flying from a fight ing top, and the Deleware, which will act as convoy, hud weighed anchor and were steaming slowly out of the harbor to the waters of the Atlantic. The presidential party will spend three days In the canal region, includ ing Christmas. President Taft plans to get back to Key West on Dec. 2!) and two days later to be in Washing ton. Investigations of conditions in the canal zone in order to determine whether tne time is now opportune for the establishment of civil gov ernment there is the announced pur pose of the president’s visit. Mr. Taft has announced that he ex pects to issue the order establishing civil government, immediately If he finds conditions favorable. Col, (leo. W. Ooethnls, builder of t.ie canal, is considered to be the likely ap pointee as governor of the cwnal rev gion if he will accept the place. l*resi ilent Taft It Is expected, will consult with him on the present trip regarding the naming of subordinate officers. i ha president traveled for six hours through the frutt bearing coun try of Florida and part of t.ie ever glades. His train theoi passed out over the open sea on the over-sea ex tension of the Florida Bast Coust rail way. A short talk was made by President Taft at Miami today in addition to the one here. -In both addresses he asserted that he thought it incumbent upon him tw establish civil govern ment in the Panama ( i-nal region and not to leave the task to President elect Wilson when the latter assumes office. President Taft's cold, wl$ch troubled him when he left Washington, has al most entirely disappeared and the Taft smile was much In evidence. Big Panama Reception. Panama, Dec. 21.—The Panama government has appointed #iree ex presidents of the republic Frederico Boyd, Robolfo Chiari and Carlos Men ^Josa, as a committee to take charge of the entertainment of President Taft during his visit to Panama. The isthmian canal commission has issued an order forbidding the photo graphing of the fortification works. Non residents will not be allowed in t.ie vicinity of the fortifications w th cameras. BROWN DECLINES. Former Star Pitcher of Chicago Cubs Will Not Play With Cincinnati. — Chicago, Dec. 21.—All possibility of Morecal Brown pitching for the Cin cinnati National league club appears to have passed. Brown and Manager Joe Tinker held a conference here to day and the pitcher said the financial offer would not attract him even if he could obtain his release from Louis ville. it is said the Pittsburg team will pay Brown the same salary he receiv ed as a member of the Chicago Na tionals if he can obtain his release and pitch winning ball. Brown in sists that his injured knee again is’ in good shape. NOMINATION BALLOT COUNTING ONE VOTE. For Miss or Mrs. Address ... In The SENTINEL-RECORD PIANO CONTEST, subject to conditions governing contest. Ballots to be counted must be separated, carefully trimmed around border and deposited unfolded. Use tnis ballot to vote for yourself or a friend in the Piano Contest. THIS BALLOT WILL BE VOID AT 4p.m. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 28,.