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Fhe Omaha Daily Bee
NEWS SECTION
PAGES ONE TO TEN
WEATHER FORECAST.
Generally Fair
VOL. XLI XO. 144.
OMAHA, SATURDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 2. 1911-WENTY.- J'AOES.
SINGLE COLT lVO CENTS.
REPORT ON WOOL
SOON TO BE MADE
Document Prepared Ij Tariff Board
Will Be in Hands of President
December Eleven.
WILL BE SENT TO CONGRESS
Taft Will Not Make Recommenda
tions for Tariff Legislation.
HOUSE TO MAKE OWN INQUIRY
Report of Disagreement in, Board is
Denied by Members.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE URGES HASTE
totoa Report Will Da Completed
Few Day Later Will Show
Comparative Cost of
Prodnctloa.
WASHINGTON, Dec. l.-The much-discussed
report of the tariff board on the
wool schedule of the Payne tariff and on
the wool Industry will be In the hands of
President Taft not later than Decern
ber 11.
This plan was made at the White
House today following a visit of Chair
man Emery and A. II. Bandera of the
blard. The cotton report will be
sent to the White House a few days later.
Mr. Taft spent nearly an hour with the
two members of the' board and urged
them to make all possible haste la the
preparation of both reports and) the
board will work nights and Sundays
until these two schedules and Industries
are completed.
Mr. Taft'a two special tariff messages,
one on wool and the other on cotton, It
became known, will be merely formal
documents of transmittal. Under the act
creating the tariff board It Is not ex
pected to make recommendations for
tariff legislation to congress.
Its report will show the comparative
cost of production of wool and cotton In
the various states in the United States
and abroad, but it will not contain con
clusions as to any rates. It Is said that
In his tariff messages the president does
not now Intend to go any further than
the board. y
Hone Will Make Inquiry.
It was said at the White House to be
the president's understanding that the
house' ways and means committee will
make its own Investigation of the woolen
Industry after it receives the tariff
board's report. The president. It was
stated, would hesltite, therefore to rec
ommend the specific rate when congress
planned a supplemental Investigation of
Its own. . Reports that the tariff board
had been split over the report on raw
wool and Its need of protection were de
nied by Mr. Emery and Mr. Sanders after
their talk with the president.
"We are all harmonious," said Ml,
Emery.
In conversation with callers the presi
dent himself said he had questioned the
board members and that they had re
ported no disagreement and plenty of
harmony. The report that Mr. Taft was
dissatisfied with advance intormatlon as
to what the tariff hoard would say about
raw wool ami tmtl he had directed it to
make another report was denied.
"I did not tell them to make another
report at ail; X urged tuem to hurry up
their report, thaiwas all," the president
Is quoted as saying. . -
ETHICS OF hEAL ESTATE MEN
NUT iHUiEOf ATfOKNEYS
FORT DODGE, la., Dec. 1. (Special
Telegram.) Judge K. M. White today
exonerated Floyd Douglas and Wllmur
fctowe, . Fort Dodge attorneys, fro,m
charges of unethical practice which led
to disbarment proceed.ngs in a sensa
tional divorce case In which they partici
pated as advisers. Judge White said their
Intent was not wrong, though appear
ances so Indicated. Concerning the real
estate transaction Involving Douglas," the
'tourt remarked the ethics of real estate
dealers are not as h gh as those of attor
neys and anyone acting as both muat be
jiartlcularly cautious not to lower legal
standard.
Doy Shoots Comrade.
KANSAS CITY. Nov. SO.-Freddie Vler-
lielllg, aged 13, was accidentally killed to
day when a shotgun fell from the bands
ot Hurry ferguson. Id year? old. with
whom he was hunting on a farm near
Kansas city, Kan., tiieir noma,
The Weather
FOR NEBRASKA Somewhat cooler,
taft portion.
FOH IOW A Generally fair; somewhat
cooler nortti and central portions.
Teuaneratare mt Omaha Yesterday,
Hours Deg.
LoM.tt'iito Local Heeord.
1911. 1910. 19i9 19(18.
jugnest yesteraay 61 . n . 47 . lg
jwesi yesieraay u lt 43 jo
Mean temperature 41 g 45 4
precipitation , (jo- .00 00
Temperature and precipitation depar
tuies trom the normal:
Normal temperature....;..... gj
Kxcesa for tne day q
j 011 iiviwi sinco At arc u 1 5
j-uiiiia iicviiiiauuM .winch
liefleiency for the duv irj in...
Precipitation since March 1... .13.29 Inches
jH-flcieney since March 1 1A117 Inh
lflcleiicy for cor. period, U10.14 4 Inches
mr cor. penoa, jbw s.t Inches
Reports from Stations at T I. M.
6 tat Ion and Ktate Temp. High- Raln-
vi n earner. 7 p.m. est.
1 neyenne, clear ft 43 do
Iavenpurt, clear M 4i 'x
i)nvrr, clear 40 44 .00
es Moines, clear 40 4X ,()
jmikw ny, ciear 44 fcg (t)
Lander, part cioudy 24 36 tj
North Platte, clear as (4 'it,
.mha. clear 44 61 ,
juebio, cloudy 44 j ft,
Itupld City, clar in jj
Salt Lake City, clear M 'n,
i-anta Fe, clear jtf 44 'M
biierldon. part cloudy 34 4s '00
Houx City, clear 3 44
Valentine, clear 3 00
V N
f 6 a. m 37
- S a. m 37
- 1 a. m. 31
Q a. m 34
V-T a. m 61
LA 10 a. m 48
J U a. m 46
"NT " m 44
1 P- m 42
Cn P- m 50
Says La Follette -
Will Control Many
State Delegations
COLUMBUS, O.. Dec. l.-That Senator
Robert M. La Follette will have a major
ity of the delegates from every state that
remained In the republican column In the
last elections Is the prediction of Walter
L. Houser, chairman of the National
Progressive league campaign committee,
made here today.
Chairman Houser came here to get a
report of the progressive movement and
departed later for Akron, O., where Sen
ator Moses E. Clapp speaks tonight on
behalf of the La Follette candidacy. He
said that concrete organisations have al
ready been formed in Pennsylvania, In
diana, Michigan, Massachusetts, Illinois,
.North and South Dakota, Iowa, Colorado,
Arliona, New Mexico, Washington, Ore
gon, California, Idaho, Montana, Wy
oming and Utah. '
Among the progressives who will In
vade Ohio In behalf of the La Follette
candidacy, according to Chairman
Houser, ire Senator La Follette, Olfford
Pinchot, ! Senators Clapp of Minnesota,
Polndexter of Washington, Works of Cal
ifornia. Crawford of South Dakota. Cum
mins of Iowa and Brlstow of Kansas;
Governors Johnson of California, McGov-
ern of Wisconsin, Aldrtch of Nebraska,
Vessey of South Dakota; Congressmen
Murdock of Kansas, Lenroot of Wiscon
sin, Norrls of Nebraska, Lindbergh of
Minnesota and Morse of Wisconsin.
George L. Record of New Jersey and
Prof. C. EX Merrlam of Chicago uni
versity also will speak.
Chairman Houser announced that the
majority of these men would meet In
Columbus January 1 for the conference
of progressive league delegates, when
the state campaign Is to be started.
Forster Appointed
Executive Clerk to
President Taft
WASHINGTON, Dec. 1. - Rudolph
Forster, who has been connected with
the Whit House in an executive capacity
for more than ten years, was today ap
pointed executive clerk to the president
at $5,000 a year, and Sherman P. Allen
of the Washington bureau of the New
York Herald was- sworn in as hlo suc
cessor as chief clerk.
Mr. Allen is from Burlington, Vt, and
was at one time private secretary to As
sistant Secretary of the Navy Newberry.
The position he assumes at the 'White
House pay $4,000 a year. -,
Through the appointment of Mr. Allen
and the promotion ot Mr. Forster, much
work will be taken off the hands of "the
president's secretary, Mr. Hllles. Thl
has renewed discussion as to the proba
bility of Mr. Hllles becoming chairman ot
the Panama canal commission. '
With the routine of the executive offices
In other hands he probably now will de
vote himself almost exclusively to observ
ing the political .condition and consulta
tion with republican leaders in the In
terest of the president
Man Who Pleaded
Unwritten Law is
- Given Five Years
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. l.-Franlc W.
McMahon, who was convicted of man
slaughter last week for the killing of
George Leary last May, was sentenced
to the penitentiary for not less than five
nor more than ten years. .The maximum
penalty for the crime Is twelve years.
McMahon shot Leary after a quarrel
on the street over-Leary'-refusal to
marry McMahon' daughter. The so
called unwritten law figured in the case
and attracted considerable attention. - It
Is understood McMahon's counsel waived
an appeal for a new trial in order to im
mediately take the case to the state board
of pardons. '
Lost Parents Found
in the Penitentiary
MILWAUKEE, Nov. 30. Not to have
seen his parents for thirteen years and
during that time to have had.no knowl
edge of their whereabouts, then suddenly
to be brought face to face with them in
the penitentiary at Waupun, only to learn
that his father and mother were serving
life sentences for murder this was the
experience of Henry J. Funk, a Chicago
detective.
Jt was In 1W that Albert Funk and
his wife, Bertha, were convicted of mur
dering an old soldier boarding with the
Funks, who was bcneved to be possessed
of considerable wealth, but only a small
sum was found.
The Funk children, Henry and two girls,
were visiting relatives In Chicago at the
time of the murder. Later they were
adopted, educated and cared for, being
kept In Ignorance of their parents', crime.
CHICAGO. Nov. 80. Thanksgiving ,day
brought Joy to Mrs. Ida Wlnkleman in
the return of her 6-year-old daughter,
Elroa, who was taken to Germany three
years ago when the father is said to have
deserted his wife In Chicago.
Mrs. Winkleman feared her daughter
was dead until a few months ago, when
she heard the little girl had been deserted
by her father in Bremen, Germany. The
woman wrote to' friends In that city and
after a search the child was found.
CUMMINS WILL INTRODUCE
PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY BILL
WASHINGTON, Dec. 1. Senator Cum
mlns ot Iowa announced today that he
would Introduce a bill providing for presi
dential primaries early in the coming ses
sion. The bill would direct the holding
ot primary elections in each state, at
which the electors of both parties could
announce their preferences for presi
dential candidates.
The bill would fix August 1 cf next
year as the time for the first primaries
and if It should prevail nothing would be
left to the national conventions except
the framing ot platforms and arranging
the machinery ot the national commit
tees. It would provide for a direct vote for
the presidential candidates In each party
and also for electors.
PERSIA REJECTS
DEMAND0F CZAR
National Council Turns Down Ulti
matum of Russia by Over,
whelming Vote,
OBJECT TO BRITISH ADVICE
Sir Edward Grey Had Urged Persia
to Yield to Demand.
RUSSIA TAKES PROMPT ACTION
Army, at Resht is Ordered to March
Toward Teheran.
FOREIGN MINISTER RESIGNS
Csar Asked Instaat Dismissal of W.
Moriran Shatter aad Cash la
demnlty to Cover Cost ot
Beading? Troops.
TEHERAN, Dec 1. The national coun
cil has rejected the Russian ultimatum
by a big majority. The foreign minister
has resigned.
The vote ot the national council on re
jection of the ultimatum was cast In
open session. A subsequent secret sitting
of the members was practically unan
imous against compliance.
A cablegram from British Minister Sir
Edward Grey was presented 'to the as
sembly during Us sitting. The dispatch
urgently advised compliance with the
Russian demands, but some of the mem
bers pointed out that England's advloe
had heretofore only led to Persian hu
miliation. They believed that Sir Edward
Grey had been misinformed and em
phatically asserted that Russian injustice
had become intolerable. They thought
that resistance on the part of the Per
sian governmjnt to the Russian de
mands would awaken foreign attention
and lead to an Impartial inquiry. Com
pliance, on the other hand, would be
construed as a sign of abject cowardice
and would mean national suicide.
Ala Eil Dowrh Assassinated.
Ala Ed Doweh, former governor of the
province of Fa is, wit assassinated as
he was leaving ' his residence today.
Three men participated In the crime.
Speaker after speaker declared that It
was lmposlble ' for Persia ever to sign
away Its own Independence. If Russia
should wrest It from it that would be
God's will.
A . deputation of members of the na
tional council wait id on W. Morgan
Shuster-before the vote was taken in the
parliamentary session. . The American
treasurer general, begged them to consult-only
the Interests of their country
and not to consider him. The national
council registered its refusal to comply
with the terms ot the Russian ultimatum,
at 11:46, just a quarter of an hour before
the time riinlt of, the, expiration of the
ultimatum'.
In the meanwhile large, silent crowds,
thronged around the precincts of the par
liament house, waiting for the verdict
ot the deputies. The Russian minister
here, M. Poklewsky-Kozlela, notified the
Persian government that the mother,
bhua-Es-Shultaney, and all her property
would henceforward be placed under the
protection of Russia In compliance With
a: request which sha had telegraphed to
the emperor and empress of Russia,
The Russian ultimatum, to the terms ot
which the Persian national council re
fused to agree, called, in the first place,
for the lns'ant dismissal of W. Morgan
Shuster, the American who has for sev
eral months occupied the post ot Persian
treasurer general. A further demand was
for a cash Indemnity from Persia to oover
the cost of the dispatch of Russian troops
to thqt country. ' ,
Rnaelans March ob Teheraav
ST. PETERSBURG, Deo. 1. In conse
quence of the rejection by the Persian
national council of the Russian demands,
KusBia has ordered the Russian troops,
now concentrated at Resht, capital of the
Persian province of Ghilan, sixteen miles
from Enzeli on the Caspian sea, to ad
vance on Teheran.
Russia has, it Is believed, 4,000 men
concentrated at Resht. These troops ar
rived at Enzell, a port on the Caspian
sea, on November 22. They were dis
patched to Persia in consequence of the
delay of the Persian government in com
plying with the Russian demand for an
apology to the Russian vice consul at
Teheran, M.Petroff, and the withdrawal
of the gendarmes raised by W. Morgan
Shuater, the treasurer general, who were
engaged In northern Persia collecting ar
rears of taxes. The gendarmes had Ig
nored M. Petroff when he protested
against the treasury's seizure of the
property of Shuab-Es-Sultane, brother of
the cx-shah. '
Taft Asked to Mediate.
WASHINGTON, pec. l.-Presldent
Tuft was appealed to today by the Persian-American
Educational society to use
th good offices ot the United States gov
ernment to prevent war between Russia
and Persia. The society also addressed
letters of appeal to the United States
senate and house of representatives and
to Andrew Carnegie, asking the latter's
help as a friend ot world peace.
Celtic Has Stormy fanuge.
QUEENSTOWN. Dec. I.-The steamer
Celtic,, which arrived here today from
New Tork, met with terrific weather
while crossing the Atlantic. Several mem
bers of the crew were Injured by great
combers that broke aboard the vessel.
The passengers were ordered below decks
for safety.
TOMORRO W
- The Beat
Colored
Comics
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Sunday Bse
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From the Minneapolis Journal.
IMMIGMTIONJALLING OFF
Decrease for the Year is Nearly
Forty Per Cent.
THOUSANDS RETURN TO EUROPE
Ebb In the Tide Is Tvrft-Tnlrda of
the Flviv Mtif Gi from,
the United State to
Canada.
NEW YORK. Dec. 1. Herbert Francla
Sherwood, in discussion the ebb and flow
of Immigration in the Review of Reviews
for Docember says that little attention
has been given to the fact that in. the
Course ot the year, which la Just .clos
ing, a marked change occurred in the
movement to this country.
"Between January 1 and September 80,
1911 he said, "430,670 persons landed on
our snores from the third-class cabins ot
the trans-Atlantic llneis. While some ar
dent restrlctionlsta might assert that
this total was large, enough, yet It wu
less than two-tblrds the number that
came to us in the same class in the course
of the corresponding period of last year.
The exact falling off was 278,424, or ISM
per cent.
"Perhaps a knowledge of the fact that
a number ot those who sailed eastward
in the steerage In the' case of the nine
month which closed September 0, was
300,010, or 66.55 per cent of the total of
those who entered,, and an Increase over
the number who went to Europe last year
of 85.47 per cent, will cause our restrlc
tlonist friend io go to the length ot throw
ing up his hat in his enthusiasm."
More Go to Canada.
Mr. 6her wood says.
"The Immigration to the dominion of
Canada for the first nine months ot this
year, in contrast to that of this country,
was gi eater than for the corresponding
period of last year, but the ebb waa only
18.12 per cent of the flow. This, It will be
recalled, la about 12 por cent below the
average for the United States. It, how
ever, was 6 per cent higher than that for
the corresponding period of 11)10.
"Only recently has the ebb and flow of
Immigration been accepted as a register
of the condition of the labor market In
the United States, or ha it been recog
nized as obedient to the law of supply and
demand. We now realize that this country
has tapped the supply. of labor which Is
sufficiently automatic In the expenslon
and - contraction of Us current to meet
the needs ot a land subject to such fluct
uating requirement a our own."
Charles S. Francis,
Diplomat, is Dead
TROY, N. Y., Doc. 1. Charles 8. Francis,
proprietor of the Troy Times and late
ambassador to Austria-Hungary, died
early today.'
Charles Spencer Francis was equally
well known a a diplomat, a newspapW
man and an athlete. HI diplomatic experience-
began .with three years' resi
dence at Athens, where he was secre
tary to his father, John M. Francis, then
United States minister to Oreece. From
1'jOO to 1'jOi! Mr. Francis was minister
to Greece, Roumunla and Bervla, From
1!0S to 1910 he was ambassador to Austria
Hungary. Roth of these post were pre
viously held by his father.
Mr. "rancla was born In Troy June. IT.
1853. II was graduated from Cornell
university in 1S77. ' At college he re
peatedly won the single scull and long
distance running championships and m
187C on Saratoga lak he won the Inter
collegiate single scull championship, mak
ing a world's record fur two miles, which
still stands.
After leaving college Mr. Francis en
tered the office ot th Troy Time which
hi father founded in l&L
y ti Letup!"
Alleged Details of
Confession Left by
Beattie for Family
RICHMOND, Va. Dec" h Th New
Leader iter today print th outline of
what Is said to have been a detailed and
private confession left by Henry Clay
lieattie, jr., for the perusal ot his family
alone. It Is stated that one of th deteo
tlves who worked on the case 'Was per
mitted to 'see the confession, which I
mora circumstantial than that mad pub
Ho the day Beattie was executed.
According .to this alleged confession,
Beattie decided two weeks before th
crime was committed to kill hi wife. The
details of the murder coincide almost pre
cisely with the theory of th case set out
by the state at the trial.
Beattie Induced his cousin Paul to buy
the gun and hldo It behind a stump on
the Midlothian turnpike. He la said to
have stated that he shot hi wife full In
the face as she waa stepping from hi
automobile and that sh tell backward
into the road.
Beattie denied that he first knocked hi
wife down, a story that gav him "much
annoyance; implying cowardice." Beattie
Is also said to have denied that he sat oh
his wife' body during the wild drive Into
Richmond. He Is said to have asserted
that hi marriage was comparatively love
leas and waa forced on him by hi father's
earnest wishes.
Western Governors
Visiting Cleveland
CLEVELAND, O., Dec. l.-The western
governors' special, having on board th
executives of eight western states, ar
rived here at 8:30 a. m. today. The gov
ernors were met by a Chamber of Com
merce committee headed by former Gov
ernor Myron T. Herrick and taken to th
Cleveland Athletic club, where head
quarters were established.
The special came here from Toledo,
leaving there at 6 a. m. It wn accom
panied by another committee of the
Chamber of Commerce, headed by Presi
dent Charles E. Adams, which went to
Toledo last night.
Today's program call for a luncheon
at the Chamber of Commerce, a recep
tion on board the specie! this afternoon
and a dinner at the Union club, at which
ex-Governor Herrick will be the host.
Departure for Buffalo Is set tor 10 p. m.
IOWA MAN COMMITS
SUICIDE IN MINNEAPOLIS
MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. t The dead
body of Wellington Frye, aged tS years,
with a- bullet wound in the head, was
found in a lodging bouse here today.
Frye' home, it 1 said, waa at Dayton,
la. Marital trouble jind the despondency
over losing his position ar said to hav
been the cause.
HERE!
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MUST DISBANDSECRET UNION
Postbffice Clerks Are Ordered to
Drop New Organization.
PAST OF LABOR FEDERATION
Membership Is Not Compatible rrlth
Employes Oath of Service
Taken on Kntrrlnjg th
Postof flcr.
CHICAGO, Dec. 1. What employe of
the United States mall service termed an
attack on their union organisation was
focelved here today In a sreneral order
from C. P. Grandfleld. first assistant
postmaster general, calllnar on all secret
organisation In th ervlc Immediately
to disband. The order was aimed, th
men say, at the National Federation of
Postofflca Clerks, an affiliation ot the
American Federation of Labor, to which
most of the men here belong.
The order does not effect any emulova
who belongs to fraternal secret organisa
tion outside the postal service.
Membership In secret oriranlxutlnn.
termed "inimical to th Interest ot tho
government," as being incompatible with
the employ oath of service taken on
entering th postoffloe.
Admiral Willets
Appointed Director ..
of the Navy Yards
WASHINGTON, Dec. l.-In iino with
the policy ot placing th navy on a sclen.
tlflo managment basis, Hecretary Meyer
ha created th new office of director of
the navy yards and announced today th
appointment of Rear Admiral A. B. Wil
lets as director. Captala E. Thclss will
be Ms assistant.
The duties of the new offlc will h
to unify and improve the methods in all
navy yards, keep track of the cost of
work and present the needs of th navy
yard to the department.
Six Passengers
Injurejl in Wreck
JOPLIN. Mo., Nov. 30,-Slx passenger
and a member of the crew wer Injured
today when three ooache of Missouri
Pacific passenger train No. 32, running
between Joplln and Topeka, war over
turned by a defective rail eighteen mite
northwest of here.
J. C. Adams of Kansas City, a brake
man, was moat seriously hurt and may
die.
The others Injured are:
W. L. tiarnett, conductor, kansas City.
Frank Hendry, Cartersvllle. Mo.
Mrs. Hendry, arms bruljsed, face lacer
ated. Miss Ethel Vaughn, Opolls, Kan
Miss Josephine Brookshlre, Duenweg
Mo. '
W. 8. Carter. Joplln. Mo.
The train waa derailed whll running
sixteen wile an hour. Two coaches
caught fir but th blaze waa ex
tinguished by Conductor Uarnett, who re
ceived severe burns on hi hand. Th
overturned coaches were destroyed. Traf
fic w.a returned seven ' hour after the
wreck.
PERMANENT GARRISON
ORDERED TO FORT MEADE
WASHINGTON, Dec. l.-In redemption
of an Implied promise made by him to
th people of South Dakota on hi visit
to that state. President Taft today
ordered that no leks than four companies
of tnfan ry b sent to Fort Mead, S. !..
for permanent garrltton. The particular
organisation hav not yet been selected.
MmiARAS'PLEA
OF GUILTY STOPS
DYNAMITE TRIAL
James B. Admits Connection with
Death of Victim of Times Explo- '
sion and Fire.
JOHN J. BLEW UP IRON WORKS
Both Plead to Charge on Which
They Were Extradited.
LIFE TERM FOR MAN ON TRIAL?
Sentence Will Be Announced Tues
day, December Five.
BROTHER TO GET SHORT TERM
Rumors Put His Period in Jail at
Fourteen Years.
EVIDENCE WAS OVERWHELMING
Dai-rew Oars nelleved lie tin'
Helped Itrothers to Rscape Hang
ing; by Persuading Them to
Confess Gallt.
LOS A-NGICLE3, Dec 1. James P. Mc
Namara pleaded guilty this afternoon to
murder In the first degree In connection
with the death of Charles J, Haggerty, a
vtctlm ot the Los Angelea Time explo
sion and fire.
III brother, John J. McNamara, Jointly
Indicted with him, pleaded guilty to
dynamiting the Llewellyn Iron works. .
They will be sentenced next Tuesday, De
cember S.
James U. McNamara probably will get
life Imprisonment.
John J. McNamara, It was rumored,
will get fourteen years. Each pleaded
guilty to the charge on which b was ex
tradited from Indianapolis.
Trial Comes to End.
Within fifteen minutes after court
opened this afternoon one ot the greatest
criminal trial ot modern times had ended
so abruptly that many officials suppos
edly in the heart of the case did not
know It was going to happen. The pris
oner were .taken back to Jail. Judgo
Walter Bordwell retired to hi chambers
and opposing counsel went to their rooms.
"Th McNamara hav pleaded guilty
because they ar guilty," wa District
Attorney John D. Frederick's crisp com
ment. .
"If I'd seen any way out ol It w
would not have don It." ald Attorney
Clarence S. Darrow. after court ad
journed. "We'v had It under consid
eration lnc a week ago Monday."
Harrow Talk ot Case.
Attorney Darrow stood around the room
after court adjourned and newspaper
men crowded around him.
"I'm glad if over with," said Darrow
with a sigh. "We have been working on
this for two weeks, and It ha been the
greatest strain of my life. Th Times
building was blown up by James B. Mc
Namara with nitroglycerin, to b sure,
but th bomb touched oft th gas and
gas really did It."
"Did you have to wrestle hard with the
McNamara to get that admlsslonT" b
wa asked.
No Loophole Left.
"Somewhat," but the fact have bett
overwhelming. Every loophole wa gath
ered in by the state. As far as I am
concerned, I felt that sooner or later It
had to come. Things were happening In
which big people wer interested. Th
movement wa Impelling. They wanted
the matter cleared up and feared further
bloodshed, utiles we obliterated th In
cident from Loa Angeles at once. Of
course, I feel I hav Jielped th McNa
mara by getting them to plead guilty
insofar a they probably will not be sen
tenced to death. Life Imprisonment will
be meted out to James 11., and John J.
will get off with a light sentence."
District Attorney Frederick Intimated
that he would recommend life Imprison
ment for James B. and, that John J.
probably would have to serve a short
term. The matter was practically ar
ranged early today by agreement between
counsel.
"Do you think union labor will uffer?"
asked a reporter.
Murder Not Intended.
"Oh i no, It Is Just an Incident In tho
volution of things. Because one does
wrong does not mean that all other are
wrong. A a matter of fuct, Jim McNa
mara did not mean to kill anybody. They
hav told me the whole story and It Is
substantially as lthaa been told in the'
press except I reiterate that there was
really no criminal Intent. It wa meant a
a scare to the Time and I doubt whether
there was enough exploslv to really do
the damage that was done, but of course.
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