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TODAY: All the Real N ews j miiti ! etatft. THE ONLY NEWSPAPER IN HOT SPRINGS THAT RECEIVES THE FULL ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORT OVER LEASED WIRES VOLUME XXXII. hot SPRINGS, ARKANSAS, SUNDAY. JANUARY 19, 1913, NO. 89. THE WEATHER i WASHINGTON, a AN. 18— FORE CAST FOR ARKANSAS—FAIR SCN DAY AND PROBABLY MONDAY; COLDER MONDAY IN NORTHWEST PORTION. EXAMINATION BEFORE CIRCUIT JUDGE COTHAM MAY TAKE A WIDE RANGE. PROBE WILL GO TO BOTTOM Subpoenas to be Asked for Service on a Number of Prominent Citi zens as Witnesses in the Investigation of Fox Case. That there will be sensational de velopments in the preliminary exami nation of "Big Charlie” W'ilk, Joe Aberly, and Artihur Slavin, who Mon day morning, before Circuit Judge Cotham will be arraigned on grand larceny charges in connection with the Fox 120,000 swindle, was the gen eral prediction yesterday by those in close touch with the case. Subpoenas have been issued for some important witnesses, and others are to be asked for Monday morning when the cases are called. It is riot assumed that any of the witnesses will fail to respond. Artihur Slavin was yesterday com mitted for a brief period, but made a qualified bond showiy after appear ing before Circuit Judge Cotham. W'ilk and Aberly still occupy cells in the county Jail. Circuit Judge Cotham had the case before him yesterday for the first time, not on the merits of the case, but as to when it should be called for hearing. Tomorrow morning at lo o'clock in the circuit court room was the decision on Ibis point. The question of bond for the ac cused men was renewed tieiore Judge otharn yesterday by the counsel for the defense. Judge C. Floyd Hall argued that the maximum bond tor grand lar ceny, the charge In this Instance, was $5,000, and that his clients were en titled to bond in tlhat sum. He be lieved at least that each of them wus entitled to the same bond, and he brought to the attention of the court that while Wilk was held under a $J0, OO0 bond, each of the others were only held under $5,000 bonds. 'it is necessary to take into con sideration tilie sum alleged to have been stolen,' remarked Judge Cot ham. Judge Leslie, for the defendants, cited that In the arrest of the Buck toot fake foot races, arrested here a number of years ago, Judge A. M. Duffle held them In the stun of $2,500 each, and that In that instance the turn alleged to have been stolen was some $63,000, a Burn much larger bit an the $20,000 alleged to have been stolen in this instance. He argued timber that grand Uiceny was grand larceny, and that a thief for $20 would be in as much contempt as a thief for $20,000. Attorney W. H. Martin for the state answered Judge Leslie with the btateinent that while the Buckfoot operators were held on bonds of $2, 500, whlcth was held to the court as precedent, yet It should also be held to the court that two of the Buck toot operators absconded and left their bonds. He aigued that Judge Huff wanted a $3,000 bond for each of u.e three clients in court, which would make a total of $9,1)00 in bonds to ,e supplied, and that if the men ac cused Iliad stolen the $20,000, they would have a clean margiu of $11. ooo protlt, after they had forfeited their bonds, "That would be a very good day's wages for an honest man,’’ insisted Mr. Martin. He cited the bond that had been fixed in the fam ous Tweed case in New York, when Tweed had been charged with whole sale uheft and graft. That bond was tfixed at a million dollars, and it could not be made, and the argument was urged that it was prohibitive, but the higher courts sustained the point that as the sums alleged to have been received were large, the bond should be in proportion. Mr. Martin argued that the bond in any larceny case should ue sufficient to guarantee tlhat the accused man, if fhey had the money, could not make • ho bond and have anything left as a profit from the transaction. Attorney John Hickey argued that the offense charged against these de fendants was one of the rankest pieces of ‘'strong arm work” that had ever been perpetrated. He declared •hat the money was literally taken lrom Fox, “out of his hands,’ ana n<u mrely taken over in some gambling game. He urged that of the six men accused, three were now fugitives, and that one of the men now in cus tody was captured in Little _Itock while apparently trying to get «way lrom this city. Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Whit tington, who captured “Hig Charlie” W'ilk, in Little Rock, spoke next and closed for the state. He stated that the prosecuting attorney’s oflice had not been in possession of all the facts in connection with the case, and he did not know as much of the state evidence as he had suitght to know, but he described the circumstances as charged in the story told by Fox, and related how- Wilk, one of the ac cused men, was making his get-a-way when he was captured. W’ilk was taken up in Little Rock, and was held as a fugitive, he said, inasmuch as this was a temporary bond, and only to hold the men over until Monday when an examination would be con ducted, he believed the bond should be sufficiently large to guarantee to the state that the accused men would be there. “1 don’t know how strong the cases will be." said Mr. Whitting ton. “but I do hope they will be suf licient to the end that justice may he done.” He saw no reason why the bonds as fixed by the other courts, should be interferred with. Judge Huff closed the argument with the statement that Fox as an in dividual had no right of considera tion, hut that the eases should be viewed merely as a grand larceny ease; tlhat Fox came here to rot) somebody, and that nothing else than the facts as developed should be con sidered. He thought the presumption of the innocense of the accused should follow the case in all of Us proceed ure, and that the men should be treated in this instance as other men were treated, charged with grand lar ceny. “I will let the bond stand as origi nally fixed,” said Circuit Judge Cothain. That left the bond of Slavin and Aberly at $5,000 each, and the bond of Wilk at $20,000. No eflort was made to have the bond oi Aberly or Wilk made. (leorge Ryan, for whom a warrant has been in the hands of the sheriff several days, has l.ot been found. Sheriff Williams lias made a dilli gent search lor Ryan as the circum stances permitted. Had it been as sumed that Ryan was trying to run away, there might have been an effort to have all trains watched, but the presumption is that Ryan is in this city or county, in the hands of friends, and that he is being protected from arrest. in this connection counsel for the prosecuting witness stated that ah effort would be made to ascertain it anyone was aiding Ryan in remain ing out of custody, and as soon as the information was developed war rants would he asked from the prose < utiiig attorney’s office for any such person, if the charge could be estab lished in court. SCHOOL FOR FLYERS. President's Plan for Aero-Dynamical Laboratory Endorsed. Washington. Jan. 18.—The progress of aviation in tlhe United States re ceived an impetus today when the senate passed a bill endorsing Presi dent Taft's appointment of a commis sion to consider the establishment ot a national aero-dynamical laboratory, and appropriating $5,000 for the work of the committee. The bill has still to pass the house. President Taft appointed a commit tee, inculding Dr. W. S. Woodward, president of the Carnegie Institute, (’has. Walcot, secretary of the Smithsonian Institution; (ten. James Allen .chief signal officer of the army, and a number of other scien tists, to determine by March 4, wheth er it would be worth while for the United States to establish a labora tory. RECEPTION TO BEUM. One of the Alleged Dynamite Con spirators Reaches His Home. Minneapolis, Minn., .Ian. 18. f bas N. Beum, the first of Hhe so-called “dynamite conspirators” to be re leased on hail from the federal pri son at Leavenworth, Kan., arrived at his home here tonight, and was given an ovation by labor leaders and citizens, when he stepped from the train. A reception was given him by local labor leaders at the home of J. <\ Mulholland, prominent In oral union labor circles. Beum had little to say concerning his future plans. DICTIONARY COUPON No. 70 This Coupon, clipped from the Sentinel-Record for six con tc t0 days, and the expense bonus named below, entitle, the reader choice of three different styles of the NEW WEBSTERIAN (1912) DICTIONARY, ILLUSTRATED. Six coupon, and 98c—A $4.00 Dictionary, bound in Si* coupons and 81c-A $3.0C Dictionary bound - leather. Six coupons and 48c-A $2.00 Dictionary bound *n cl°th* (See description and conditions on M^r WI' Sunday, .January l... »•>!■*• WINTER HAS NOT PASSED WEATHER FORECASTER SAYS PEOPLE SHOULD NOT BE DE CEIVED BY BALMY DAYS. THE WINTEH IS IN HIDING Another Cold Wave is Expected by the Weather Bureau—California and Oregon in the Grip of a . Heavy Snowstorm. ' Washington, Jan 18. — Balmy breezes anil sunny u#ys which are making folks think it is spring, are to continue for some time, but Chief Willis L. Moore 01 tlhe weather bu reau, is out with a warning that win ter is hiding somewhere and is sure to come. Reports of most unusual weather conditions telling of flowers in bloom, trees budding and birds anil animals venturing out from winter quarters are coming into the weather bureau. "With high pressures over the mid dle Atlantic and low pressures in Alaska and northwest, such as We have been lhaving lor the last two months," said Dr. Harry C. Franken lieid, chief forecaster today, “‘we can have nothing but warm weather. To get a change these conditions must be reversed, that is, the pressure must become high in the northwest and low over tlhe middle Atlantic j ocean. This change will cause an eastern movement of cold air from the northwest. When this will occur, however. 1 don’t know'.” So far this month two weather rec ords have been broken. One was the low temperature record of California and the low pressure rejord of the southeastern stales. The temperature has been more narly normal in Minnesota and the Dakotas, while it has been generally above the normal elsewhere. Today the above normal cities were: New York. 23 degrees; Wash ington, 2fi; Boston. 28; Philadelphia® 24; Pittsburg, 22; Chicago, 10; Oleve-H nver, 9. Blizzard in California. San Francisco, Jan. 18.—Winter gales anti blinding snow storms, land slides blocked travel today between California and the east. The south ern Pacific and the western Pacific lost their wires in the Sierras. Trains were late, they knew, but how late they had no means of learning. Two inches of rain fell and the Sacramento river rose 9 feet, 7 inches over night at Kennett, Cal. Snow in Oregon. Portland. Ore., Jan. 18.—A mantle of heavy wet snow settled over the Willmette valley last night, cutting off for several hours practically all wire communication between this city and the outside world. Railroad trains, however, arrived on schedule. HOMES FOR UNFORTUNATES. Washington, Jan. 18.—Details of the proposed plan ut a group of philanthropists to create a large fund to be used reclaiming victims of the wlbite slave traffic will not be completed for at least a month. The names of the men back of the movement are unknown. It is pro posed to establish for reformed wom en homes throughout the country, which will be a help to the federa. government In solving many of the vexatious social problems growing out of tllie effort to suppress the white slave traffic. ■Officials of the department of itis tlce charged with the enforcement of the white slave law, are uncommuni cative regarding the proposition, de c.aring that announcements at this i.me are premature. HARDWARE FIRM FAILS. 'Mobile, Ala., .Ian. 18.—The South ern Hardware and 'Supply company of this city, one of the largest hard ware concerns in the south, filed in the United States district court late Friduy, a petition in bankruptcy, giv ing the corporations liabilities' as $107,300 and its assets as $300,600. The company was adjudged a bank rupt. J. J. Young, secretary and treasurer of the company, tendered his resig nation Wednesday, which was ac cepted. About ten days ago Harda way Young, a brother of Secretary Young, and president of the com pany, advised the directors of the company that he was going to New York, but that he would return in a lew days. He has not returned. DARROW'S SECOND TRIAL. l os Angeles, Jan. 18.—The second trial of Clarence S. Harrow, the Chi cago attorney, charged with jury bribing. Is scheduled to begin litere Monday In the supreme court be fore Judge Wra. M. Conley of Madra county. Earl Rogers again will act as chief counsel for Harrow. W. J. Ford, assistant district attorney wilt be in charge of the prosecution. MISS VIOLET ASQUITH Miss Asquith, daughter of the Eng lish premier, has been making her first visit to America. She accompanied the countess of Aberdeen, wife of the lord lieutenant of Ireland. TROOPS OROHIED IN RAILWAY EJECTMENT UNCLE SAM OUSTS LACKAWANNA RAILWAY FROM POSSESSION OF PIER AT aUFFALO. Buffalo, Jan. 18.—Acting under orders of the war department,, Com pany B, of the Twenty-Ninth Infantry, stationed at Fort Porter, today tool; possession of the Lackawanna rail road pier at the mouth of the Buffalo river. The troops camped on tiie pier. The government claims the rail road occupied frontage on govern ment land and the railroad has re fused to vacate. The federal soldiers were ordered to take possession of the "north" pier at Buffalo, by Secretary of War stimson, at the request of Attorney LJeneral Wlehersham. The govern ment has disputed the Lackawanna railroad s right, to tiie pier for many .\ea,-s. The department of justice is said to have convinced the secretary o! war that the United States had a clear claim to the property, and R. T. Strickland, an attorney of the de partment. left Washington a few days auo for Buffalo with Secretary Stimson’s order. U. S. Attorney O’Brien at Buffalo, consulted Hhe at torney general several times in the government’s effort to eject the rail road. The government's claim to ownership of the pier, it Is said, is based Upon more than fifty years con tinuous undisputed occupancy. The pier was acquired by the United States in 1826 and no quetsion of ownership was raised until 1878, when, it is declared, the railroad be came a squatter and acquired a foot hold. In 1910 an order was issued by the government forbidding railroad's boats to dock at the controverted pier. Permits since have been Is sued 'by Hhe war department, grant ing temporary occupancy of the prop erty. The last permit expired in De cember and was not renewed. The wharf was used for the land ing of government supplies and equip ment for harbor improvements. It was charged that railroad boats were an obstruction to navigation. CADETS WILL HOT MARCH. Washington, Jan. 18.—West Point cadets may not march down Pennsyl vania avenue in the Inaugural parade for President-Elect Wilson. A point of order made today by Representa tive Foster of Illinois struck out of the military appropriation bill a clause for subsistence of cadets to the inaugural celebration. Mr. Fos ter declared he believed the rates of the Washington hotels during the celebration would be too high to justify the government In paying for the cadets susistence. FORTY-THREE LIVES LOST. Oporto, Portugal, j,an. 18.—'Forty three lives w#ro lost is tlhe toll from the wreck of the Lamport and Holt liner Veronese, near Lexieo, on Thurs day, in a heavy gale. There were 234 persons aboard the Veronese—142 passengers and a crew of 92. Of these 191 were saved. Five persons died aboard the steamer from exposure; 28 were swept off by tile seas or perished while being transferred ashore uy the life lines. MEMORIAL TO SHERMAN. Washington. Jan. 18.—Memorial servires in honor of Vice-President Sherman will be held in the senate Saturday, February lo. TAFT SPEAKS I i . v... . . . -- I DECLARES THAT BILL iBEFORr CONGRESS TO GRAFT INDE PENDENCE IS A MISTAKE. PRESIDENT IS GIVEN OVATION Says the Philippines Are Self-Sup porting and That This Govern ment Has Not Given One Cent to Support That Government. New York, Jan. Ik. President Taft toniflht paid one of ills frequent Sat urday night visits to Sew York, fill ing dinner engagements chiefly among which was that with the Ohio .Society at its annual banquet. Earlier in the evening he attended a private dinner given in honor of Andrew T>. White, former president of Cornell University and had a tentative en gagement to drop in later at the ban quet or the Dncfhess county (N. Y.) Society. Tomorrow the president, who will spend the night at the home of ids mother, Henry W. Taft, will address the annual convention of the order ot B’Nai B ltith in tins city, and after another night at (his brother’s resi dence, will go to New Haven, Conn., where he expects to make his home after retiring from the presidency, for a brief visit. He plans to return here Monday evening, attending the theater and hoard a midnight train for Washing ton. Mrs. Taft accompanied him on his trip here. VVIhen President Taft entered the •banquet hall, where the dinner to for mer President Andrew White of Cor nell. wag to he held, the tirst person he saw was Henry Phipps, the Pitts burg steel man. The president stretched his hand out and smiling ly said: "How do you do, Mr. Phipps?” Mr. Phipps looked blankly at tilio president a moment. “Pardon me, I don't seem to recall your face,” he said. A wave of laughter from the din ners brought a smile to the presi dent’s face, which had clouded for a second. “Mr. Phipps,” he said, “I think if you take a good look at me, you will recall-” Before the president could complete his sentence Mr. Phipps, who had continued gazing intently at him, I broke In with: “Why, President Taft, I beg your pardon. '1 really did not recognize you.” The president laughed as he warm ly shook Mr. Phipps by the hand and waised to the place reserved for him. Mr. iPhipps took tllio matter good naturedly. and laughed with the rest of the diners. President Taft, in his speech a( the Ohio dinner, came out strongly against the bill before congress pro viding for independence for the Philip pines in eight years. "If I were a partisan I shouldn’t ask anything better tlhan that the Democratic party should pass this bill and go out of the Philippines In eight years he said. “The passage of this bill would mean a mess and a muss that would return to plague the men responsible for it for 25 years. “Is it possible,” the president ask ed, “that little as this Democratic administration knows about the Philippines they are going to let their^ go and defeat our eborts to raise and educate the Philippine people? is it possible that it is going to do that with no foundation whatsoever and without the approval of somebody who knows the islands? I ihope not. "Possibly I am interested In the case, but 1 am interested chiefly in the Philippine people.’” With the exception of $2,000,000 that has been appropriated to relieve famine, said the president, not a cent had been given by the United States for the civil government of the Pihilip pines in fhe whole period of American administration. In two or three gen erations the islands would be in such shape they could be given independ ence, but why do it now, he asked. President Taft, who entered at a late hour, was escorted into the ban nut room by a committee of members of the Ohio Society, and the fife and drum corps of the Seventh Regiment, National Guard, New York. He was given an ovation, the cheering last ing several minutes. HELD FOR CHILD MURDER. Tulsa, Okla., Jan. 18.—Kelly Reed was today hound over to the district court of Creek county witlhout bail, tor trial on a charge of killing nine year-old Eila Brown at Kiefer Janu ary 2. Large crowds attended the hearing, but there was no unusual demonstration and tte prisoner was removed quietly1 to jail. The killing of the Brown girl was one of the most atrocious murders in the Oklahoma criminal annals. CHAO PING CHUN Chao Ping Chun, the new premier of China, was formerly vice-president of the board of Interior and recently minister of the Interior of the new republic. UTE INDIANS ARE DEFYING OFFICERS ENRAGED OVER THE KILLING OF ONE OF THEIR NUMBER BY A SHEEP HERDER. Cortez, Colo,, Jan. IS.—-Fifty Ute Indians, enraged by the killing of one of their tribe In a rifle fight with a Mexican sheep herder, are off the reservation, fortified in the Ute mountains in soutihwestern Colorado, and defying the sheriff of Montezuma county and Indian agents to take from them Big Rabbit, who shot and seriously wounded the Hheep herder. The Utes are armed with magazine rifles and are making a stand so determined that the sheriff returned here today to gather > posse of fifty men and pursue tlhe Utes into the mountains. Unless the Indians yield, he said tonight, he would call upon the state to reinforce him witli militia. The trouble with the Utes started a few days ago when Joseph Vichel, a Mexican sheep herder, refused to allow two Indian thuntera to camp near his herd. The herder, according to ills story, was attacked by the Utes. He was shot and seriously wounded after lie had killed one of tils assailants. The other Ute re turned with the body of ills compan ion to tlie the Ute reservation Vichel was brought here. The death of the Indian aroused the Utes and a hand was reported to have started for Cortez, determined to demand the blood of the herder. Meanwhile the sheriff gathered a posse and started for the reserva tion to arrest Big Rabbit, the survivor of the two who attacked the Mexi can. It is said the Utes fled with Big Rabbit for the mountains, deter mined to defend him. There has been considerable trou ble between the ranchmen and the Utes over the killing game out of season. FUED IN NORTH CAROLINA. Six Men Seriously Wounded in Bat tle With Revolvers and Knives. Morganton, N. C., .Jan. 18.—Six men wile serioiiHly wounded tonight In a battle at Glen Alpine, a village six mileB from Morganton, according to reports reaching here. Revolvers and knives were used at weapons. The clash Is said to have been the cul mination of a feud between the Pitts and Hennessee families. The seriously wounded are: Dr. E. A. Hennessee, M. N\ Hennessee, Abel Pitts, Gorman Pitts, Ervin Pitts and Bam Bennett. The three former named, are reported to be mortally hurt. In addition to the members of the two families, their friends are said to have rushed to their support. Sheriff Berry has left here for the scene of the clash. MAYOR SHANK ARRESTED. Was Charged With Exceeding the Speed Limit in Indianapolis. Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 18.—Mayor Samuel L. Shank tonight was arrest' ed on a warrant sworn to by Edward Little, an attorney, dharging him witn violating tlie automoDile speed law. The mayor’s bond was fixed at *250, and though Mrs. Shank offered to sign the paper, Justice of the Peace Teal wag in doubt as to its validity and late tonight the matter had not been settled. A constable was guarding the mayor. Air. Shanks’ arrest. w*as the result of an “anti-speed crusade* he (has been waging in which he caused the arrest of Attorney I.ittle’g son. Lit tle today caused a warrant to lie Is sued for the mayor’s arrest, but the prosecuting attorney ordered It dis missed. STRIKERS IN A REBELLION GARMENT WORKERS DECLINE TO ACCEPT TERMS MADE BY LEADERS TO RESUME WORK ENGINEMEN ON A STRIKE Chicago Garment Workers. Number ing 40,000, Theaten to Strike for a Substantial Increase in Their Wages. New York. Jan. 18.—An announced settlement today of the strike in the dress and shirtwais, branch of the garment making industry, promisin'.; to send I!7,0b0 operatives back to work made yesterday was followed almost immediately by rebellion among employes affected against the terms their leaders nad agreed upon wlttti the manufacturers. Tonight doubt exists whether the dress and shirtwaist makers will accept the con ditions. In the other trades the strike is still on, affecting more than lift),000 men and women. When details of the settlement agreement, were announced simultan eously at twenty-seven mass meetings showing that the maximum wage in crease was only tus per cent tlho strikers at many of the meetings rushed from the halls protesting that t hey would not abide by the agree ment. Home of the strikers denounc ed the protocol as a “ffhme-up” in favor of the manufacturers, impa tient strikers held impromptu meet ings late in the day and appointed leaders to organize a new union which nhey said would seek affiliation with toe Industrial Workers of the World. ffijphriam Kaufman, business agent of the United Male Garment Workers of America, gave put ^ letter he said lie had received from Congressman Klect Francis O. Lindquist, of Michi gan. scoring wholesa.ers and manu facturers in the clothing trades an t declaring that he Intended to devote liis energies in congress, in tho in terest of the consumer and in behalf of the garment workv.n* tn New York. He expressed the belief also that it would .be well for the garment work ers to rail for a government investi gation into the profits of the whole sale clothing manufacturers. i - Einginemen Strike. Bangor. 'Maine, .Inn. 18. -Although all the 160 locomotive engineers and Bremen employed on the Bangor and Aroostook railroad struck today for an increase in wages, the road’s pas senger service was maintained in part. Trains were manned by men brought here from outside the state several days ago in anticipation of the strike. Freight «ervice which Is devoted largely to handling print paper, was at a standstill. The only disturbance reported in the day, occurred at Mtllinock. v-ihere it was said an unsuccessful attempt was made by strike sympathizers to remove the crew of a train from Ban gor. Chicago May Have Strike. Chicago, Jan. 18.—Threats of 40,. 000 Chicago garment workers to walk out In sympathy with the New York strikers became positive today. A strike committee composed of busi ness agents of local unions, was ap pointed and empowered to manage details. At a mass meeting of non union gar ment workers, 200 recruits pledget themselves to Join the organization of wrokers in ease of a strike. Onion organizers are said to be working in many big garment factories, urging non-union employes to join the organi zation. “We are prepared for a general strike,’ Joseph S. Brirnm, secretary of tlhe district council of the garment workers in Chicago. “Conditions among the garment workers in Chi cago practically are the same as they are in New York. Workers are under paid. Our principal demands are for a substantial Increase in wages. IRON WORKERS TO MEET. Indianapolis, lnd„ ,ian. 18.—The an nual convention of the International Association of Bridge and Structural Iron Workers will he held here Febru ary 24, It was announced today by J B. McClory, acting secretary-treas urer. The convention was to have been held in Milwaukee last September, but was postponed because of the trials of labor leaders in the “dyna mite conspiracy'” case. At the convention questions aris ing out of the conviction of the lead ers will be considered. PEACE CENTENNIAL. Washington, Jan. 18.—A bill creat ing the "peace centennial commis sion,” to make plans for the one hundredth anniversary of tihe signing of the treaty of Ghent with authority to spend $100,000, passed the senate today and went to the house.