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SIXTIETH-YEAR. NO. 39.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 1910. TEX PAGES.
PKICE TWO CENTS.
Arrest of Four Men Ex
plains Over One Hun
MUCH PLUNDER TAKEN
Guilty Ones Confess They Were
Unable to Dispose of Stuff
Chicago. Dec. 1. Four men who
nave teen arrested by the police with
in the last two days confessed they
were guilty of participation in over 100
holdt'ps in 'this city in the las., four!
months. Ka?li told his story indepen-;
riently of the others and they eoincid-j
ed, except as to several special in-J
stances. " This was explained by one of j
them, who said: i
"Wl-.y, to tell the truth I have held j
up so many of them I forgot some of ;
me i i-iciiis auom some oi mem.
Had lo "Lay OtT irk."
At tne time, this man boasted, lie
had lud eight watches, and lie s:iid be
took so much plunder from his victims'
lie and his partners in crime could not '
dispose of it as fast ns they go? ii.
and had to "lay off work" for a while :
to do so.
le'r I p rinir Wnvr.
The four men whos coi:fes..;or.
clears up tho authorship of the crime
wave which sept the south and west,
Midi's cf the ity at the besnnsinu; ot i
the old weather arc:
Tonv Knoarski. 2' ye;.rs old a.id
lcg?d ieader of the band. .
Tony Ross, aged 't.
William Yicic, aged 22.
Felix Peter Ask, aed 2 1.
LOVVPRICE PAID FOR
Stock at CfiicaRrt Show Fails t
Bring Figures of Former
Chicago, Iee. 1. Sixty cents a
pound was the. price paid today by,
a local butcher for the champion in-1
dividual steer of the live stock show.
While this is by no means the rec
ord fipure, Advance, the winner of
the highest honors in the first show
held in Chieaso. bringing 5 !..". the
price paid today is up among the
hih marks. The champion carload
of cattle, Angus yearling steers,
brought $13.50. which was
per hundred less than was paid for
the grand champion load lat yo;?r.
The next best load was the first prize
winners in Shorthorns, whk-h went
to a packer at $9.15.
CASE OF TOO MUCH SMITH
John I. Kills John as the Kcsnlt
Chicago, Uec. 1. John C. Smith,
president of a real estate company
was fhot and killed last night by John
'. Smith. The wife of the assailant
was employed in a real estate office
and jealousy was the cause of the j
shooting. The two men were not re-,
Ngro to Die for Attacking Girl.
JeTerson City. Mo., Dec. 1. The
death penally fixed by a Pike county
jury on Mort Tolman, a negro, for an
attark on Cora Fiowers was affirmed
by ia? supreme court yesterday.
Third Assistant to Hitchcock
Washington, Dec. J. James J. Rritt,
of North Carolina, was today appoint
ed third assistant postmaster general,
vice A. I,. Lawson, resigned. Britt. is
the iaw officer of the department.
Chicago, Dec. 1. A general reduc
tion ot rates for upper Pullman berths
and in certain instances for lower
berths was announced today before
eomrr'ssioners Lane and Clark or the
interstate commerce commission by G.
S. Farnald, of the Pullman compar-y.
No testimony in the case. before the
commission was taken.
The exact amount of all intended
reductions is not announced, but on
the upper berths it will be about 20
per cent, where the rate on lowers
exceeds $1.50. There will be var
ious reductions for lower berths in
specific instances. The date upon
which the changes go Into effect de
pends tipon their acceptance by the
commission, probably about the fiirt
ol tlie new year.
Fair tonight ami Friday; continued
cold tonight, with the lowest tempera
ture about 10 degrees; rising tempera
Highest temperature yesterday 27;
lowest last night 16. Temperature a;
7 a. m. 17. Velocity of wind at 7 a. m.
12 miles per hour. Precipitation none.
Relative humidity at 7 p. m. 56; at 7
a. m. 77. Stage of water 1 foot, a rise
of .1 in last 21 hours.
Only slight changes will occur in the
Mississippi from Dubuque to Musca
tine. J. M. SHEIUER, Local Torcaster.
(From noon today to noon tomorrow.)
Sun sets 4:30. rises 7:02; moon sets
4:07 p. m.; 4:02 p. m.. eastern time.
i new moon in constellation :corpio.
1 Two new moons this December; 7:39
i p. m., moon in conjunction wnn venus.
Constellations visible S:30 p. m. during
December: Overhead. Perseus, Androm- i
eda; north. Ursa Minor and Major, j
Draco. Cassiopeia: northeast. Auriga, j
Lynx: east. Gemini. Canis Minor, Tau- j
rus. Orion: southeast. Lepus; south, j
Aries. Fisces. Cetus. Flurius Eridanus; I
southwest. Sculptor. Phoenix, Aqua
rius; west. Pegasus. Delphinus; north
west. Cepheus. Cygnus. Lyra. First
magnitude stars visible, same hour,
with rank of each: East. Pollux. 17;
Froeyon. 0; Aldebaran. 11; Betelgeuse.
11; Rigel. 7: northeast. Capella. 4;
northwest. Deneb. 20; Vega. 6. Plan
ets during December: Mercury evening
star, visible low in west early evenings
after 17th; Venus, in Sagittarius, sets
shortly after sun; Mars, in Libra, rises
about r:15 a. m.; Jupiter, in Libra.
.ien. .limit ) 7A a m sloturn tTl Tla
ces. sets about 2:45 a. m.: Uranus
Sagittarius, sets, and Xcptune. in Gem
ini, rises, about 6 p. m. Today In
England day breaks o:41 a. m.. length
of day being S hours 10 minutes. Sun
in constellation Scorpio t ii 1 ISth. then
Sagittarius. GenMnid meteors in east i
first half of month.
Governors Attemlir- Louisville
Conference All in x ivor of
IS E A ST A E-WEST
Jencen Attempts Hole of Mediator
New Xatitn!iim Appears to
Find! Utile Favor.
Ixuis ille, Ky.. Hoc. 1. At the gov
ernors' conference today Governor I le
nt en cf Illinois asked Governors Nor
ris ot" .Montana and Shafroth of Col
orado if the western states would be
willing to preserve the forests at the ;
headwaters :-n as to avert floods each !
year in other statf-si Governor Norn's :
replied th experience of the western!
states in the preservation of forests and
reforestation was that the flood sittia-
tion was not aided.
"We all know conservation is nee-1
ossarv" said ncneen. "hut we annear
to differ on methods. We must not'
FAIL TO AGREE
decide on a nlan of action based on'"s oxvn merits, without reference to
the ideas of theorists, but we must !
look at the question from all sides and j
then decide whether state or federal!
government, shall control the natural !
Louisville. Dec. 1. Governor Edwin
L. Xorris of Montana yesterday told
the conference of governors what the
people of the northwest think about
; "This new school of theorists called i
i 'nationalists' teaches that conserva- j
i tism is a national function and pro-j
claims that financial benefits shall be1
national in scope," be said. "It seems;
to us in the west that our brethren in
: the east bear in mind the case of the j
j prodigal son, and, having consumed i
i their substance in riotous use, now '
i want, a paternal government to make
i another division and assign them a
! part of our patrimony. The 'last fron
tier of the natural resource prodigal'
j sees naught of justice In this."
Plranure Main Feature.
I The governors assembled here yes-!
forlav of t ncir t Vi ? r rl annual m rrs t i r
. . ; ' ,
1 " rrt i , T
from Frankfort. They again found a
program which made pleasure para-1
mount, and luncheons, teas and recep- j
. . !
tions were given considerably more at
tention than the conservation of nat
The single business session was held
late in the afternoon, when Governor
Xorris delivered his address. He was
followed by Governor Herbert S. Had
Iey of Missouri, who spoke extempor
aneously on "Employers' Liability and
Workmen's Compensation Acts," and
Gamaliel Bradford, a Boston banker,
who had as his subject "The Power of
Par's, Dec. 1. A letter from. a sol
dier th the French column at Pest
inga. near Oudja, Africa, states the
French forces were ambushed in a ra
vine by Moroccans Nov. 17 losing 20
klllerl. and in wounded. The Moroc-
icnu-; r. 'so suffTori heavily. There is
,lq jxauui cuuki'iuaiiou of Uiis report.
Doc Cook Gives Further
Exhibition of Astound-
ing Gail. .
CASE ON ITS ''MERITS"
Passes Peary in Pity in View of
the Odds He Has Over-come.
rtellingham. Wash., Dec. 1. Dr. Wil- LiDsicin m nis pennon lor a cnang
liam II. Axtell of Rellingham, an inti- of venue declared Judges Scanlan and
mate friend of Dr. Cook, who has been' i Kavanaugh prejudiced. Judge Ker
in frequent communication with himsten is to appear as a witness to the
since his disappearance from New fact there was a second trial of
York, received a letter from the ex- Brciwne, and several other judges were
! i ,.-,r::js1. vj.
, . .. I i-r V Tr
j plorer yesterday. Axtell declined to di -
! vulge the whereabouts of Cook, but
made public several extracts from th
: letter, as follows:
"My case will eventually rest upon
"I prefer to believe the campaign of
infamy which has been waged against
and that the mud-throwing, brib-i
cry and conspiracy have come from
I the misguided and deluded. j
j "As to Peary, my feeling is of pity.
rather than revenge. Ho has striven !
: against awful odds, and a man who t
; can succeed under such a handicap do-;
all the glory that comes his
"Fire Sweeps Illinois Town.
Mount Vernon. 111.. Dec. 1. Fire
practically destroyed the small town
of New Haven, in Gallatin county,
west of this city, yesterday. The
total loss is $60,000, partly covered
j by insurance. A number of fami
! lies had hard work finding shelter
from the cold.
WOULD LOWER IOWA
Dps MoineSi lowa Dec- i.Attor-
npy General Byers today, before the
!..,, j ,.. i,j i
imuuau I.U1UIUIOOIUU, dftru ludl r- i
press companJes doing business in j
tne state be ordered to iower their
rates. He declares the present rates'
unjust in' view of the large profits
of the companies. 'i
PRISONERS PICK JAIL THAT SUITS;
FURNISH IT TO LIVE IN STYLE
Hastings, Neb., Deo- 1. Having t Japanese chef, who will do their cook -
made a month's canvass of the Ne-Iing. Vhey ordered expensive turni -
brH3ici jails and decided that the oneture and carpels sent to the ja'I
here offered the most advantages, j furninings for their rooms. In ad -
iour millionaire cauierani I'nuie ucru
last : '.grill ana Degan senmg meir :
vrm. The men are w. G. t-omstock,
Bartlev R. Richards, Charles Jamison
jand Aquila Triplett.
Thev were convicted in the federal been hung with expensive lace cur
court of land frauds in fencing gov-j tains. The floors are carpeted and in
einment lands and sentenced to a a se eral way it is said the cells have
year in jail. Uhe nt.pcarance of we'I appointed club
The four men are not to be treated
iike iTilioary prieouers. They look a
Chicago Attorney, Accused of
Jury Bribing in Browne
Case, Wins Point.
TRIAL STARTS TOMORROW
insists on an Immediate Hearing Be
fore Judjge" llretano Judge
Chicago, Dec. 1. Attorney Erbstein
was granted a change of venue today
by Judge Scanlan in the trial on the
charges of bribing sa juror in the sec
ond trial of ,l.oe ONeil Browne, who
was accused of buying votes for Sena
tor Lorimer. The case is set before
Judge Bretano tomorrow.
THE ENGLISH ELECTIONS
lolm Itull I certainlj can sec a lot of excitement
of the city.
Inwintn on Immediate
Krbstein's insist:mee on
ate trial forced ITrcntano
o set back
his calendar to accommodate the
i case. 1 tie special venire or nu wmcn
had been called was dismissed.
Washington. Dec. 1. After having
been revised three limes- Hie presi
dent's message to congress was sub-
mitted to a special cabinet conference;
tod av. Consideration of the document '
by th? cabnet occupied more than two
hou.vj and it is said several slight
changes -were made. According to j
latesr reports the message will be j
ready for distribution Friday night : iaries for more than 20 years. The
or early Saturday. j income will be derived from the
Following his regular message the ; United States Steel corporation and
president will send a special message Carnegie joint fund, to which no cm
to congress embodying the report of ploycs contribute, and will be divid
the board of engineers appointed to led into three classes.
consider reclamation projects in the
west, under the $20,000,000 appropria
tion made at the last session of con
gress. The report has been in the
hands of the president several days.
1 but it will not be made nublic until it
goes to congress. The engineers have
reported on a number of projects, and
i' is said they have recommended some
for immediate completion and the
abandonment of others.
anion, tney purcnasou a largo auu wen
sei? toi norary. 1 ney have snbscrib-:
i ed for a number of daily papers and
imanv of tho leading magazines.
The windows of their cells have
rcc;:i.-. Jhei;- rniivcs have leased
laigc iiomc acax tlic jaU.
Made to Try to Wor
BIG OWNERS CONFER
Pensions for Aged Employes of
the (J .S. Corporation
New York, Dec. 1. The price of
steel will not be cut. Forty of the
leading producers and their repre
sentatives, who stand for approxi-j
mately 95 per cent of the production
' i, . . . . i
of the country, met here yesterday!
coming my way.
land decided that it was for the good
of the industry to keep quotations
where they are now.
Since the last meeting of th" :n
istitute some two months ago. when a
.similar agreement was reached, there
has been an understanding in the
; trade that some of the manufactur
j ers were not living up to this gen
jtlemen's agreement. When the small
makers cut prices the I'nited States
Steel corporation followed their lead.
land went after the market aggies-
; sjvey w'itll
a consequent general tin-
settlement of the
'barometer of bus-
Judge Klbert il. Gary announced
yesterday that beginning Jan. 1.
1911, the I'nited States Steel corpor
ation will pay three classes of old
age pensions to those of its em
ployes who have served with either
line I'iiii'in company or ns SUOSKI-
i These are:
j First. Pensions by compulsory re
tirement, granted to employes who
have been 20 years or longer in the
, service, and have reached the age
I of 70 years, for men and 60 years
, for women.
I Second. Pensions by retirement
J at request, granted to employes who
; have been 20 years or longer in the
i service and have reached the age of
j 60 years, for men, and T0 years for
i Third. Pensions for permanent
incapacity, granted to employes who
have been 20 years or more in the
(service and have become permanent
' ly and totally incapacitated through
no fault of their own.
1 ms kuoi Homij-.
j 0 pension of more than $1,200
jwill be allowed and none less than
; .5 1 2 a month. Between these ex-
tremes one ner cent of the
reirn In r
monthly pay received during the la-t
10 years of serA ice will be allowed,
for each of total service.
The United States Ste.i corpora-
tion has a pension fund of $s.000.-
000 and the Carnegie fund, estab- '
lished in 1901 by Andrew Carnegie,1
amounts to $1.00O.non. so that tun
ajloint rincipal available will be ?12,-
Begins 8th Term
' ('? K 4;
President Diaz of Mexico.
RACING MEN GAVE
$264,000 TO BEAT IT
IntcrvstiiiK I-inures n 1- ihf on New
m-r i...wk 'i'iu. .Ij I' ll
York. U'"-. l. i:ight raring
ir.tit: c?r.,,L- i r, -r 1. ,:..f.,'i, t lui
'A 'f I
! anti-bnting bills ?t Albany, contri- i fcignified approval of the arlministra
j luited ?2C l.ttffi to the .1ock"y club tion by the .Mexican people, and
'for legal cxpi-ncs. aerordinjr to .M.jcrowns the i)atriotic labors of more
I. inn Hruce, couns"! of the legislative
gra'ft investigating committee. I
During the ression of the commit-i
tee yesterday Mr. I!rt:ce ran over the!
irious eontritiui ions whx h have
been admitted in testimony and used ;
them as a basis for his sta'enient.
Vii-tor A. Shaumburg. secretary of,
the Coney Island Jo. key club. tcsti-:of tilo w-orld in the stability and re
lied ns to the club's legal expanses :,ponsil:iify of the government.
in ir0S (tl!e ye;ir the a tit i-bctt illg iav. ev,rcsil unnrn.-lallnii cf ti
i i -j
list of payments made. including
.-. ii . i a . . ri i - t . 1. a v . .
I ." r. t- .Miiiiisiuii. on .'n.,ii)al the n;itins v hjch you represenL
i.Uis. Johnston was at the time
an Independence league member of
the assembly from New York city. ;
Asked what was the nature of John-,
ston's services, the witness replied '
that he did not know. !
DHDDCDO I not
YOUTH IN BANK
li.-rvcrrd at W rk TJicr Jiffcrtivcly
Ilock ivc to Gic Alarm
Otf-inma. Iowa, Dec. 1. P)isco ertd
; while peeking U force the safe if the
'State lank- of Kussell, near here, roit
! iiTs 1 f ii ci A. Owen Sfearn-'. a wiith
I who saw them, to pteetit his gi'. inj
alar'", and '.efi withotit taking any
ipeney. Stearns was found in the
i.iM stock !Ini.cfs Also F ar Serious
Injury ii' I'rciuiit Kutcs Go
W,'.-'Mtiv:ton, Dec. ".--As a final
chapi ' of ".iu- l est iiuoiiy in the fniglii
aii.ai' -e cases, -witnesses testified be
fore i ho interstate commerce commis
sion t"day that the increase would ser-
louslv hariiuap tii" incopi
and l!vcrtock industries.
BALKED IN LOVE: MURDERS
SeuMi Dakota Fai tiier ills Man t '
"r, at H s Time."
Alerdecti. S. D.. Dec. 1. Giis
Kaniik. a bomcstes:der who ii.el
near Da idson. is dead from a bullet
wound and Arthur W. Low ry. a
neighbor, is under arrest. Miss Liz
lie Walrath. who also lived on a
neighboring laim. Had iic- ti re'-jv-ing
the attentions if Lory until
recently, when, she told him Ilanick
was lie-.- a;ce!ied ;;uitor. The bullet
was fired through the door of Ran
ick's shack, killiuir him and it is al
leged Low ry lired the shot.
MACAO, CHIN IS QUIET
Port ugliest Soldiers ami Saibirv Sat
isficMl W'itll 'oni-es;ns.
Lisbon. Dec. 1. Official advice from
Macao, th' Portuguese dejicndcnc " in
China, state complete order was rc
riorcd following the granting of thf ('t.'.
mtinds of the rebellious s-oldicrs at:d
NEW ILLINOIS RAILWAY
Chicago, TiTle liaute .V
t-fs ,i-pv to f;-
Springfield. I'-l.. Dee.
cago. Torre lip-ite &
Soul liea -it crji
5. The Chi-;
railway v as incorporated today. The
rapi-al is $2. .".00. 000. It is propos
ed to construct a railroad from (Ji-a-ker
Hill. Kdcar county, through the
counties cf Kdgar. Vermillion. Iro
quois, Kankake?, Will ar.d Cook to
BIG INCREASE IN
Washington. Dec. 1. The popu
lation of Pennsylvania ir, 7. !.". Ill,
an im-rearo of 1,:!;2.9!m;. st Vir-
cinia's -, pulation
President Diaz of Mexico
Congratulated by Other
REVOLT IS IGNORED
Reports, However, Indicate In
surgents Are Still Strong
; Diaz was inaugurated
Citv Mexico. Dec
1 . President
for the eightii
itiine today with the usual
ies. American Aiiibasi-ador Wilson.
! hpcakinc in behalf of lb diplomat!"
j corps, congratulated Ilia, "upon thr
;i 1 1 1 1 1 1 fill i PVfintc ttt tllid t 1 ' tt-Vlw-ll
than a quarter of a century with the
respect ar.d confidence of the world."'
i"nih in Y ilm.
Wilson referred to the marvelou?
development of Mexico under thr
Iiaz administration, the firm posi
tion of the public credit and th
faith felt by the nations and ruler
i 1 1 ,i nil.) i s liinaiy ao'iross. necause,
he said, "such words reveal to nn
arf. s!r,,.ere friemls of MoXfco an!
that fact will nc-cssarilv be to me s
great st Junius. "
III.....I.V llnKIr I'i'ittht.
Chilniahua City. Nov. .".(' (Via Kl
l- . , i, . . . r 1 . m j
i i.-rp i ii-i-. j. i .mi' ri:a i icp, .
mites west, a large bdy of insut
rcrtos attacked !." gfiernment nol
dicrs vesterilay. Keports say all th
troops nit killed were captured. Gn-
cral Plata. hn e-r, - vs h( hn
: ports showing nine soldiers and 2"
! Insiirrrct(;s were slain.
llolri ll limm llnl One.
J lit Paso. Tex.. Iec. 1. PasrngM
.arriving here this morning direct
from Madera. Chihuahua. on the
! first train that has come out of thrrr
' since Nov. 22. declared every top r
ah'i!u the lino between Chihuahu;
. and Madera, except one. were hrhl
by iiT-nrgi nts and that there had
been considerable fighting in ttt
i:ilMorth linn I'.noucli.
I Katie Pass.. Tex.. Dec. 1. Luther
T. Kl! voi t h. I'nited states connI
' ."t Citidad, Porlirio Hiaz. toclay sent
in. his resignation to the state depart
, ment at ';;shiiigton to Ii inim! i f-fcti-o
as soon as possible.
r rnlrr f I nrrot.
Kl P::'o. Tex. )e,-. j. Sonora.
hitherto vt ei. v a, report' d toIa
he t!c vet:i!e ens nt a number of T!i'
haai-; ! ir.m rrf-tus. ho are org.v.i
izing in the motintains.
IN CHILEAN CASE
i Kitlcr Kecrnc Data in Di
putc Willi (lie I n'tcil
Lo:i l-.n. D:
l:t rat . r t od;
i !-; i:i li e
tct', tii I
se m : or by
r. 1. Kin- George as a"
received the o,intei
al.-ep claims dispute he
nit H States and Chile
to the fotejn uRico a s
Aiii'ia-saii-H- Kchl atri
I h il
n .M inif :cr Gjii.i. It
his i;:aiestv will render
within .! tnei.th.
The Tilled States cl.ilnrs some
tliinp. mer . i.'.imi.iiihi frcm Ch le in
at isl'r.f tion ' f inciifv adtaticcd 1
tli Hiluian goveriinient In '1
rriailge i'er concessions in Africa.
P.cfcr? the agreenient was fulnlb-l
Afrit ; pa.ssed to Cl.i1." ii: war. Chi
su b:-c ;:ent ly agn d io assutuf the
Bolivian obilgt'tuns to Aiucrican
coir-essionerr.. The matter. bowee-,
has ne r bei r. si tiled ard after p:--longed
negotiations it was agreed r
submit t'.i" maiier to King Gerrc -.
S BADLY HURT
Washington, pre. 1.--!is. Jat. ;. M--'
Kinney, wife of the cotigi e.-spian from
niipois. f-11 today while walking In
'the downtown disiiict and was uirri d
j to an emergency hoi-pital. She wi-rs
I .'.till uc.conscite.to late this afteinoon.
Kansas City for Sane Fourth.
Ka'i&as City, Mo., Dec. 1. An ordi
nance lorbidding the discharge of Pi--',
work- :r thirf ify except ar public v
i hibh ii; is, w hich shall be rcgulaJcd ih
,d"r ;.ccial ncrmitii, haa been pa ioc J
J Oj ill. tvUUCli.