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The Omaha Daily Bee
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Fair; Warmer
VOL. XLin NO. 110.
evidence of Carnegie Commission
Skows Troops of All Warring
"Nations Commit Excecsec.
Greek Letters Telling of Inhuman
Practices Deemed Authentic.
Coniuct of Bulgarians Found to Have
Been Worst of All.
perrla Ddci All It. Can to Prevent
Vaharaprrrd Inquiry and Athens '
Government Manifests Re
, Inctnncc.
PAIUS, Oct. 23. Troops of nil the war
ring Balkan states committed grosi
atrocities, according to ' the evidence
gathered by the International Carnegie
c mmlss'lon In lis searching Inquiry Just
The conclusions o the commission aro
to be published In book form, with lllua
tratlqmr and. facsimiles of a,number of
the documents' on-iwhlch the -report Is
based. In view of tho commission's de
sire to present 1 an absolutely Impartial
account of Its Investigations, the tot
will not be divided Into sections written
bjt Individual members, but Issued as a
whole, for which all tho members of, tho
commission take responsibility.,
Ono of the noteworthy tasks was the
minute examination and verification by
the commissioners of the famous packet
of letters from Greek soldiers captured"
by the Bulgarians, containing horrlblo
descriptions of how Greek soldiers
"nvenged themselves' on Bulgarians
i.ho fell Into their hands.
. Bfltevea I.ettera Authentic.
The .commission believes that It' has
established tho authenticity of these letters-
Other documents testify that the
Greeks occasionally made use of the for
bidden dum dum .bullet and show also
the misdeeds Ot Bulgarians and other
belligerents. The Inquiry did not extend
to the Rumanians.
The commission' gathered matter from
every available source.
After having visited the officials tho
commission wont to" the scene ot alleged
atrocities hnd Interrogated at length
e vory .class of witness from soldiers who
took part In the battles ,to women and
thlldrn who were spectators and victims.
of (lie horrors, ? ome of (he ot mi
)OrtanWWnaitakcnf by tlia commis
sioners came, XTWjO&lt&fSF""'
wklio lt-Aa.foua4.tM tbt .Bulgarian
,A. A,.t.HI,Jl ih areata'ai' faults, the
soldiers of other nations ukingpBft In
xne war were uv a m .j x"- ......
eous acts.
Bnlgrariana Invite Iaoalry.
The commissioners appear to bo. of the
opinion that, had other belligerents been
touaed to such a pitch ot fury as were
the Bulgarians they would not have acted
much better. Judging from what happened
on certain occasions and by letters cap
tured, from Greek soldiers. In Bulgaria,
wlierq tMe opinion Is that Bulgaria has
been treated abominably by the foreign
press and other belligerents scarcely
blamed for their misdeeds, the fullest In
quiry was Invited and every possible fa
cility for Investigation was given to the
commission. The members were permitted
to question civilians and soldiers at wilt
and among- tho soldiers nn endeavor was
made to learn the physiological basis of
the savagery and hatred shown by the
Bulgarians toward their former allies.
The Bulgarians In their campaign
against tho Turk's, behaved In an exem
plary .manner. It would appear that the
Bulgarians, who had borne the brunt
of tho war against the Turks, were ex
hausted at its end and thought only
of going to their homes Immediately.
They had been promised this. When they
were, told that their allies had acted In
liad'faltli and had betrayed them, the
Bulgarians burst forth uncontrollably.
'Turkey also gave the commission every
facility for Inquiry. Tho government of
Greece did likewise, although a certain
atnount of opposition was encountered In
that'-country '
The Weather
For Omaha, Council Bluffs and Vicinity
fair and warmer.
Temperature m
Ousha Yesterday.'
Hour. Peg.
S a. m. ...... 3S
B a. m 36
7 a. m.... 35
8 a. m 3S
9 n. m, 41
10 a. m
11 a. m
JZ m...
1 p. in
2 p. m
3 p. m...,
4 p. m
5 p. ni
6 p. in ,
7 P. m
. 8 p. m
Comparative boeal Record.
1911. 191. 1911. 1J1
Highest today 64 69 63 77
lowest today S3 40 32 . 44
Mean temperature 60 ' 4T 62
Precipitation 00 .00 .00 .00
Temperature and precipitation depart
lure from the normal:
Normal 'temperature 51
Deficiency for the day..... 1
Excess since March 1 ,....'.534
Normal precipitation Of Inch
Deficiency, for the day ... .04 Inch
Total rainfall since March 1.... 20.24 Inches
Deficiency since March 1....... (.46 Inches
Deficiency cor. period 1912 2.47 Inches
Oefitency cor. period 1911 .13.98 Inches
Rerporta from Stations at 7 I. Sf.
Ftatlon and Btate Temp. High- Rain-
ol.Vteair.tr. if. in. uu uik
52 3 .01
44 U .00
4 70 .00
SO 68 .00
M 78 .00
60 74 .00
57 84 .60
60 68 .0
60 70 .00
63 .00
54 64 .00
58 .tO
is a .do
62 72 .00
Denver, clear
les Moines, clear...
lender, clear
Pueblo, clear ,
Rapid City, clear......
Halt I-ako City.- clear.
S'anta Fe, clear
Sheridan. ear
Kloux Cltv clqudy .. .
Valentine, clear
U. A. "WELSH, Local Forecaster.
Yanderlip Has Substitute for Cur
reaoy Measure.
Senators Hrlatorr, Hitchcock, Reed
and O'Gormnn I.lke Principle
Embraced In New York
Financier's Scheme.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 23.-A government
controlled and operated-central bank, to
dominate the financial system of tho
country, entered the legislative arena to
day as a rival of the administration re
gional reserve currency plan. Frank A.
Vanderllp, president of the National City
bank ot New York, explained the new
plan to the senate banking' and currency
committee. He had evolved the new
scheme as a result of conferences witli
members of the committee whom he said
had expressed approval of such a plan.
Under his proposal the government,
through a board of seven members, ap
pointed, for terms ot fourteen years and
(ecelving salaries of 115,003 or 217,000 a
year, would establish a huge bank with
JlOo,000,000 capital, which would control
financial conditions by powers conferred
on it to issue money to rediscount corn,
mere! at paper for banks and to concen
trate the reserve gold of, the country.
Mr. Vanderllp' suggested that If pos
sible the stock ot this Institution bo held
by the public as an Investment security.
The stockholders would havo no- voice or
vote In the cntrol of the bank, which
would under- all circumstances rest en
tirely with the government.
Mr. Vanderllp pointed out that his bill
differed from the administration, plan In
that It eliminated the banks from par
ticipation In the administration ot the
system which would control the Issue ot
currency. In the pending bill, the banks
would own the stock and eleot six ot
tho nine dlreotors of each of the re
gional reserve' banks, which would Issue
Currency, make rediscounts And hold
bank reserves Under the control of tho
federal reserve board. The Vanderllp
plan differed from the so-called Aldrlch
Plan.' proposed by the Natnonal Monetary
commission, in that tho latter provided
for a central and subsidiary bitnlfj,
owned and controlled by the member
banks themselves. , ,
Senators Brlstdw, Reed, O'Gorraan and
IHtchcock ' of the committee expressed
themselves, tonight In favor of the prin
ciple embraced In the Vanderllp plan.
'After Mr. Vanderllp had presented his
plan the committee heard Jacob 8. Coxey,
"general" o fthe "army of the unem
ployed," which descended on the capital
In ISM. He urge dthat the government
take over the entire, banking business,
issue flat money against bonds for all
public Improvements and ' generally ell'm
fnate. banking operations on which )n-j
terest is charg'd. '
' SEATTLE, Wash.) Oct. 23.-Dr. James
V. Chrl'chton, health" officer ot Seattle,
said .today that the bubonic rat situation
In Seattle waa serious, but that tha health
department hoped to suppress the disease.
"Not for six years" ho said, "has
there been a case ot bubonic plague 'n
a human being In Seattle. In the six
years 'during which we havo been fight
lhg the rats we have found twenty-four
plague rats. A considerable' number were
taken durlpg the plague outbreak six
years ago, and recently seven wero killed
in a section ot the water front which Is
now thoroughly Isolated. Thousands of
dollars are being expended In Seattle un
der the orders of the health department
In tearing down condemned wooden
buildings, building cement basements and
otherwise making the water front as rat-
proof as we can make it without a sea
wall. The infected district Is two blocks
wide and one block deep, and fronts upon
the' bay, with a planked street behind,
1e are rWorklng to make It impossible
tor. rata to lodgo or breed on -the water
Suffragettes Set
I TV 1 'T M - Tj
jrire 10 ravuion at
Briston University
LONDON, Oct. 21-An'.'arson. squad" of
militant tuftragetten today set fire to
and destroyed the sports pavilion of Bris
ton university. They left the usual tell
tale suffragette literature scattered about
the grounds.
Thc public prosecutor decided today
that1 he would not proceed .against "Gen
eral" Mrs. Flqra Driimmond, who was
taken ill in June last while proceedings
were In progress against her under the
malicious damage to property act. She
underwent an operation and since she has
been In ill health continually,
SWINDON, England, Oct. 23.-Chancel-lor
ot the Exchequer Lloyd-George be
lieves that a measure giving the parlia
mentary suffrage to women In the Brit
ish isles will become a law within a
short time, but not during the present
He said this today In reply to ques
tions put to him by a deputation from a
number of suffrage societies. "But I
want to say," he added, "that the mili
tant tactics adopted by a section ot the
women have converted many people's In
difference Into something like bitter hos
"Seaman's Servitude"
Bill Passes the Senate
WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 The La Fol
tette. substitute for the "Staman'a servi
tude" bill so amended as not to affect the
treaty relations of the United States un
til the president has been given an oppor
tunity to readjust them, passed the sen
ate today.
Senator Fletcher, chairman of the sub
committee in charge of tha Seaman's, bill,
declared the measure as poised by the
senate today would accomplish three Im
portant shipping reforms;
"The 8iv)njrof greater freedom to sea
men, the promotion ot greater safety at
sea for passengers and crew and the
equallizlng of the wage costs In operat
ing vessels In foreign and domestic trade.
Keirney Citizens, in Mass
Insist State Board
Will Send Commuiubation to Author
ities with Request.
Citizens of Kearney Ready to Back
Dr. Thomas.
PentllnK Settlement of Dlenute
"Whether He Shall Be (Siren liar
ItiR, He -Will .Not Yield
Relna ot Position.
KEARNEY, Neb., Oct. 23.-BjeclaJ Tel
egram.)Because the people of this vi
cinity: refuse to accept the deposition ot
President Thomas of the State Normal
school In this city, without first knowing
tha charges upon which he was deposed
by the board, the special committee ap
pointed at tho mass meeting held In tho
opera' houso Wednesday evening have
drafted the following resolutions. In which
they demand of tho board the Information
asked by the people ot this vlnclnlta
The resolution has been mailed by reg
istered mall to State Superintendent Del
sell and to A. II. Velle, president of the
State Board of Education. The signers
of these resolutions have been Instructed
to carry the matter to the courts of the
state If the board tries to depose tho
president wlthou cause or hearing, and
competent attorneys are placed upon the
committee for this purpose and two
former members of tho State Board ot
Education. The following are the resolu
"KEARNEY,. Neb., Oct. 2J.-Mr. James
Helxcll, State Superintendent, Lincoln,
Neb. Dear BJr: We, the undersigned
appointed .by a, ma .meeting ot the clti
xens of Buffalo'cbunty, Nebraska, as.il
vicinity, of all classes, conditions and
political affiliations, beg leave to In
form you that by the direction of all
the people of our county and vicinity wo
request you as state superintendent 'for
Information as , to tho reasons that in
duced our honorable board to summarily
remove Or. A. O. .Thomas as principal
ot the state normal school at Kearney,
".Wo make this request by command of
the people who appointed us to ascertain
why this utfexpected action waa taken by
.the board, ( .
'labl'dlng cltltenn ot our c'ou? j' and oom-
; nuinlty. and It you have goed', reasons
4tutesce.. te-yui orde but It HBI-w VyHt
resist 'yer, R4JJWirartVa( 6tit.
tbrlal edict peScefUllV. through tlfe
J of our state.
"We do not desire to think that Uira
order was made for the purpose of dlb
organising and crippling one -t till
ggreatest educational institutions of ou
state, and we. would suggest that you be
accorded at Jeat7jey a-ourteous, intelli
gent hearing 6y our people at 'a uaily
date, which you tnay name to explain
tho reasons that have Inddced tho action
of your board. Very respectfully."
'(- .'" : .. "Committee."
Comriitttee Ordered.
Following the adoption of the resolu
tions Chairman John, W, Patterson was
instructed to name a committee, of seven
mm frpm tho city td.aet upon tho presen
tation of the resolutions and to see that
the considerations- therein asked of the
board be granted to Dr. Thomas. These
men will be chosen - after consultation
with those most capable ot carrying tha
- ..'' .... . . .
...... w m. auuucasiui termination in a
legal manner. The resolutions follow:
Whereas, The Stata Board of Education
"tt".ttU?mpt,!d lo ummartty remove Dr.
A. o. Thomas from th nruMni.. .e i.
State Normal school at Kearney at a
secret meeting in executive session by a
vote of four to thm withmii
being preferred against hint or any oppor-
nun 10 no present and de
fend hlmaeir; and.
Whereas. Th thlrfn var n
Tho.mas has lived in our city has demon
trated to us that he Is a gentleman-of
mo uignesi cnaracier: and,
iiucraii, unaer nis management as
president since It waa established the
Kearney Normal school has grown to be
the largest In the state, has attained
first rank among such schools In the
country, has been sq conducted as to
earn the commendation of all committees
of the legislature and of thoeo who are
familiar with what has been accomplished
and has uniformly been accorded the po
sition as the best and most efficiently
mwuau i'uliu iiisiuuiiun in mo siaio,
Injnatlee Done,
Whereas, Wo believe a great injustice
' inuiuB nas ueen auempiea and
that his removal u nrnlrinnt r ih.
school would be detrimental to Its inter
ests and to the educational welfare of
the people of Nebraska; therefore, be It
Resolved, That we unqualifiedly con
dem the action of the four members of
me uoura 01 r.aucauon wno ore respon
sible for the attempted removal as
prompted by bias, prejudice and vlndlc
tlveness and In total disregard of the
merits of Dr. Thomas and ot the educa
tional interests of our great state.
That we commend Mr. Toeley, Mr.
George and Dr. Gettys for th stand .they
took for Dr. Thomas and against the
high-handed proceedings ot the other
members of the board.
That we accord Dr. Thomas our ap
preciation for the work he has done in
building up a great educational institu
tion, and pledge him our support In his
fight against certain unworthy' factions
and interests that are operative in the
school affairs of Nebraska.
That we demand a full and fair hear
ing of any charges against Dr. Thomas,
and that he be not removed until after
such charges have been made and estab
lished. We further recommend that a commit
tee of seven be wpolnted by the chair to
take such action as may be necessary in
the premises.
Committee on Resolutions,
Censure la General Over Order Da
mloalnir Kearney Head,
(From a Staff Correspondent )
LINCOLN. Oct. 22. -4 Special. WT he re-
V-onunued on Page Two.)
I , . : -I
Drawn for The Beo by Powell,
Refuses - to Djsoui4 Mexican and
British Situations.
General Asserts He (Ina Received No
Orders to Leave 3ljrleo Rebels
Mnrder Hntlre' j'onnlatlon
ot Totvn,
VWA'SHINGTON, OctJ 23,-At his usual
semlrweekly. ponference with the new'a
pjT cirrBOi!iJenti todays Prasidant
Great fcBti'Jn ef any other" phase ot the f '
Mexican situation. '
The president's departure from his cus
tom ot speaking frankly on international
affairs was regarded a deeply significant
regarding the situation caused by the
action of Sir Lionel! Canton, British
minister to Mexico, and Great Britain's
attitude toward the Mexican situation
The disposition of .all officials here to
maintain absolute silence with regard
to the Inquiries by Ambassador Pago at
London Indicated that the whole affair
will be handled In tho quiet realm ot
diplomacy and no expressions ot policy
were looked for on tho subject either
from London or Washington. There waa
confidence that turther and more Inti
mate discussion of details would result
In a friendly understanding, but In the
meantime every effort Is being made to
envelop the Incident r secrecy.
In WaHtHB- Mood.
As the elections ot October 26 approach
the administration here Is In a watting
mood. Huerta's attitude leads to Uie be
lief that another announcement from the
American government pointing to the In
ability ot his government to conduct a
free'ahd fair election" tnay bo expected.
Meanwhile constitutionalists are re
potted to be. maKlngJgvery effort to es
tabllsh a civil government so as to
strengthen their clijns for recognition
or at least moral ("Mrt for their cause.
Upon advices fron'r the embassy at
Mexico City of the arrest ot Daniel and
Evaristo Madero, brijhers of the lato
president. Secretary Pcyan today directed
Charge O'sKaughnessyrto use his good of
fices with the Huertafgovernment to ob
tain a fair trial for the two accused.
Situation No fterlona.
LONDON, OctA 11 Not a word has
been heard here officially regarding the
alleged Interview by Sir Llopel Carden,
the British minister to Mexico, which
dispatches from Washington say that
the United States takes exception. No
action will be taken In. this direction un
less the British government's attention
Is drawn to the matter' officially.
Diplomatic circles here cannot believe
that a man of the experience of Sir
Lionel Carden would publicly criticise the
policy of another government.
The 'greatest confidence Is imposed in
the minister by the government here. In
fact, he was sent tp Mexico because of
his long experience there as a consul and
because of the success he achieved as
British minister to Guatemala. Should
the United States object to what he Is
credited with saying, the usual course
would be for Washington to inquire from
the American representative In Mexico
as to the accuracy of the report before
making representations to this country.
Dlas Ptlll at .Vera Crns.
VERA CRUZ. Mexico, Oct. 23.-General
Felix Diaz remained here today sur
rounded by a handful of followers. He
admitted no definite time bad been fixed
for his return to the federal capital and i
be will not go there tonight, although
most ot his partliaps, Including Jose j
Luis Requena, who Is running lor the
vice presidency on the same ticket, have
left for Mexico City.
General Dlas asserts that he has re
ceived no orders to leave Mexico.
The list of those arrested in connection
with his return to Mexico waa Increased
during last night to seventeen.
Rebels Marder Villagers.
MEXICO CITV, Oct. 2H-Revolutionists
yesterday murdered the entire popula-
(Continued on -Pago Two.)
A "Normal" Condition
The National Capital
Thnradayt October an, IB in.
The Bennte.
Met at noon under an agreement to
vote today on the sestuan'n bill. Bank
ing committee continued hearings.
Passed se-amen'a servitude bill with La
Follctte amendments.
Considered nominations In executive
Adjourned at 4:52- p. m. to noon Mon
day. The House,
Mel at nqon ahitadjourped at 12:4.1 p.
m without ttahsoctlng any buslnesM, to
noon Friday. ' t
imane Man unargea with conspiracy
by New York Grand Jury,
Hill Will He Used br Jerome In Ilia
Attempt to nxlr'ailltr Tfaarr
from the Htnte uf New
NEW TOIIK. Oct. 2i-A blanket In
dietment charging Harry K. Thaw and
four others with, conspiracy In connection
with his escapo from Matteawan state
hospital for the criminal Insane In
August, waa returned by the grand Jury
nore mis afternoon, it will be used as a
weapon by William Travers Jerome in
his efforts to extradite Thaw from New
John Collins, proprietor of an Eighth
avenuo garage, was one of the first wit
nesses to appear at the criminal courts'
building today when the grand Jury be
gan an Investigation ot Harry K, Thaw's
escape from Matteawan. Collins, it waa
paid, was asked about the renting of the
black machine In which Thaw mode his
dash for liberty.
Tho Duchess county grand Jury In
wnicn Matteawan. Is situated failed to
return an indictment against Thaw for
conspiracy and an indictment was sought
I here as a weapon In the fight to extradite
him from New Hampshire,
Rush to Get Farm J
Steadily Keeps Up
NORTH PLATTE, Neb,, Oct. 23,-(fipe
clal Telegram.) Nothing Interrupts the
contlnupua stream ot applicants for home
stead lands -In the North Platte forest re
serve and Fort Niobrara military reserva
Great numbers continue to pour Into
this city In automobiles. Every train also
brings several hundred. After Nebraska,
the principal stata srenresented In regis
trntlons aro Kansas, Colorado, Missouri,
Oklahoma and Iowa.
Today's registration was 2,313.
grand total here now Is 25,8X3.
Forty Drowned by
Sinking of a Ship
Off Vasa, Finland
HELSINGFOR8, Finland, Oct. 23.-
Forty sailors and passengers on board
the Finnish steamer Weetkusten were
drowned today when Uie vessel struck
a reef near Vasa in the Gulf of Bothnia
and went down. None was rescued.
Miners Charged With
Intent to Murder
TRINIDAD, Colo.. Oct. 2J.-Thlrty
deputy sheriffs invaded Uie coal mine
strikers' ten colony at Forbes today and
arrested six miners on the charge of as
sault with Intent to murder in connection
with the Forbes' battle of last Friday,
in which one man waa kilted and three
i .wounded. The warrants were sworn to
by C. W. Kennedy, a deputy sheriff, who
charges that the men fired upon him un
der a flag of truce and without warn-lug.
Superintendent Graff and Principals
Pledged to His Candidaoy.
Teachers Wanted Grnff tn Hon, bat
lie. Declined, na the Position
Had Hern Offered to the
Nebraska Chnnoellor.
Superintendent Ellis U. Graff
principals and gradu teachers In
tjmaha, achbols wm Vpte, for Chancellor
Samuel Avry for president 'of1 the Ne
braska Htt Teachers' association when
th$WxJ)!4.tloii meets for lU'antf&l
convention, ne re next monin. oupenn-
Undent Grift laid!
"Before there Wra an) local develop
mehtfl I pledged my vote to Chancellor
Avitry. In fact, It was a sort ot hang
over from last year, tho understanding
being that we would support the chan
collor this year."
Omaha school principals held a 'meet
ing two weeks ago, In Which they dts
cussed tho stand they would tako on
candidates for president ot tho S(ato
Teachers' association. There was al
most unanimous sentiment In favor ot
Superintendent a raff.
Superintendent Oratf forthwith Issued
a declaration positively declining to be
a candidate. The principals Immediately
swung their . support to Chancellor
Avery, The word went down the llnu
to grade teachers, and at present, prac
tically the entire Omaha teaching force.
Is firm tor Chancellor Avery,
Principal Kate Mcltugli of the Omaha
High school, who announced her candi
dacy yesterday, has many friends among
the principals and teachers. One ot
these teachers said:
"Miss McIIugh la a dear friend ot mine.
Had wo not decided on Chancellor Avery
sba would have received the solid vote
of the teachers ot the city, but aha an
nounced her candidacy too late."
Superintendent Graff said he felt the
honor 'was duo Chancellor Avery this
year, because ho has for more than
twenty-five years been a 'prominent fig
ure in higher education In tha state and
would have received the presidency of
the association last year had he not per
mlttefhts name to be withdrawn with
the understanding that he was to be
elected this year.
Will Ultimately Be
Dismissed by Board
NEW YORK. Oct. 23,-The statua ot
the teacher-mother in New York public
schools Is still under consideration by the
Board pf Education with the re.iirt cur
rent that ultimate dismissal of all teach
ers of this class Is the aim of the board
members. From a list of fifteen teachers
who had absented themselves from school
to become mothers since January 1 last,
It was found that nine had already pre
sented resignations and only two ot
those named are now In schools.
The list, made up by the various dis
trict superintendents when the board
dismissed Mrs. Bridget Pelxette because J
sne became a mother, names Mrs. Helen
L. Becker, wife ot Charles Becker, the
convicted police lieutenant as one who
absented herself from school for maternal
reasons. Her child did not live and Mrs.
Becker la one of the two teachers re-
Nine Killed by Storm
Near New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS, La., Oct. 23.-A ter-
rlflo storm that la reported to have killed
at least nine persons, Injured five times
many, and damaged much property,
swept ovr a narrow atrip of southern
Louisiana early today. Wires were- down
southwest ot this city and news of the
storm's damage did not reach here until
Explosion Wrecks Interior of Stag
Canon Colliery No. - Early
Wednesday Evening.
Twenty-Five Living Victims Brought
Out by Resouers.
Fans Are Working and Ventilation
is Comparitively Good,
Men Provided rtlth Oxyiten llelmeta
Kxppct to 11 en eh Every Portion
of the Worklna Before
DAWSON. N. M Oct. MWliat Is tha
fate of approximately 200 men remaining
In tho workings of No, 3 Stag ?anon
mine, who, with thlrty.nlno known dead
and twenty-five survivors -rescued alive.
were entombed br a terrifla explosion at
3 o'clock yesterday? This was the ques
tion on tho Hps of hundreds ot mothers,
wives and children today as they pressed
the linn ot guards thrown about the
mouth of the mine. This was the uncon
scious Incentive that spurred hundreds
jt volunteer rescuers to almost super
human endeavors to penetrate workings
strewn with debris and filled with poi
sonous gases. None there was who would
venture a prediction.
Clearly the hopefulness that pervaded
tho camp Immediately following the 'ex
plosion and throughout the night had
given way today to evidences of doubt.
"When wo reach the air shaft we wilt
find many men safe," waa th.e oft re
peated hope voiced throughout the night.
Three men. alive and only partly conscious
and' three bodies waa tho reward when
tho air shaft finally waa reached today.
However, mine officials still Insisted that
others would be found alive.
So absorbed wero tho officials In the
work ot rescue that today no check htm
been tnado on tho number of man In the
mine ut the hour of the disss tor, and It
seemed certain that at least 232, perhaps
more, were entombed,
Tvveaty-PIvo More Bodies Located.
During the morning scores of experi
enced miners from the Colorado fleldn
continued to reach camp and fresh squadt
wero sei)t Into the workings as their
pre'deoessprs emerged almost exhausted.
Shortly before 11 o'clock It was announced
that twenty-five bodies hod been located,
but several hours mutt elapse Wore they
cohH bs ' brought t ,tH sWi
Meantime tun workers pushed forward
to carry aucfr te thoe they honed mighty
bo ll alive. OUtelde the relief worlc
proceeded in prompt and orderly fashion.
First aftbntloh waa given survlvom
brought from the depths and to tho
families ot tho entombed men, then camu
the task of Identifying the dead and pre
paring for their burial. .
Six of the bodies brought to the surface
had been Identified at U o'clock, Includ
ing two Americans-Arthur English and
Walter Johnson.
Caaae Not Ascertained.
Opinions as to the cause of the ex
plosion differ, It was first asserted that
black damp Ignited and exploded. Later
the fact developed that at this time ot
year the mines In tho adjacent southern
district of Colorado become dangerous
from the prevalence of coal dust, which
no amount of water secma able to keep
under control, and led to 'the belief that
the same condition might have causal
the disaster.
General Superintendent Dr. James
Douglas of all the Phelps-Dodge & Co.,
property, wasroported burning hera
from Douglas, Ariz.
That a great loss of llfa.Js expectdt
was shown by tho call of the coroner on
Trinidad and Denver far ,abr supply of
During th night's fight to' reach the
entombed men, an organisation for tho
care of the dead and the dying victims
wa perfected, A camp was aet up for
the rescuers, a hospital prepared for tha
Injured and a morgue for tha dead. As
the bodies ot the dead wero borne to the
morgue, women came eagerly forward to
Identify the victims. A guard was thrown
j about the property to maintain orde? and
the curious from adjacent towns wero
driven back out of the way ot rescuer.
Three Llvlnar Men Found.
Rescuers this morning reached the
foot of the air shaft through which It
had been hoped that many miners might
escape alive. Three living men and threu
dead bodies were found' at this point.
(Continued on Page Two.)
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terday? If by any chance, Madam,
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the French women who have
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own corset makers have been
quick to fall in line and, by the
assistance of the retail shops,
are able to give you the newest
and best effects for styles ad
comfort and healthfulneM.

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