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to the home of poor and rich.
OMAIIA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, JULY 21, 1909 TEN PAGES.
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
VOL. XXXLX-NO. 30.
Stay Away from
Turkey is Word
House Leader, Who Stands By Presi
dent Taft, Waxes Angry at Sena
IS FORCED OUT
to Dr. John Baptist
Clemenceau Government Falls Amid
Uproar and Riot in
Parent Warn Him that if He Came
There He Would Be
LEAVES ROOM IN HIS WRATH
PREMIER DIGS HIS OWN GRAVE
TAKE COUNSEL ON
line of "Truity Ten" and Borah
Talk Oyer Future Action On
FIRM FOR REVISION DOWNWARD
Ho Fixed Program Adopted By the
We item Senaton.
BROWN CONTINUES HIS ACTIVITY
Further Stepi to T
WESTERN MATTERS VPITOL
lenator Da-krll Oete Be, '"
tlon nad Senator Gam. V
a w Joe for on
la Seats. Dakota. vj.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON. July .-Speclsl Tel
(tram.) Th ten republican senators who
recorded themselves In the negative when
the tariff bill tu before the senate, with
the exception of LaFollette, who la absent
from the city, today held a conference In
the room of the committee on public lands,
of which committee Knute Nelson la
chairman. The ranks of the ten were
swelled by the addition of Borah of Idaho.
The conference lasted somewhat over an
hour, but no definite future program to
force revision downward was adopted, so
fsr as could be learned. Those present
were Senators Burkett and brown. Ne
braHka; Nelson and Clapp, Minnesota;
Iiolllver and Cummins. Iowa; Beverldge,
Indiana; Crawford, South Dakota; Brls
tow, Kansas and Borah of Idaho.
It nan (he consensus of opinion that
President Taft Is sincere In his efforts
to bring alio ut downward revision and his
recent emphatic expressions on the sub
ject of the redemption of party pledgee,
met with hearty approval, and the ex
pression of a determination to aid In
bringing- about such a result. Free raw
material- waa the slogan of the assembled
ten apostles, and while no particular cam
palgn of action could be safely mapped
out until the conference committee brings
In Its report, all pledged themselves to
stand for downward revision until the last
bridge Is crossed.
rrann Pushes Ills Amendment.
That Senator Brown does not Intend to
permit his amendment to the constitution
relative to a tax on Incomes to slumber
or that there shall be the slightest chance
that It will be forgotten, was In evidence
at the brief session of the senate today.
At the opening of the session the senator
submitted a concurrent resolution request
ing the president to transmit to the gov
ernors of" the several states copies of all
matters pertaining to the proposed consti
tutional amendment, so (hat the exeoutlves
of the state may have In Uielr possession
full and thorough official Information as
to the action of congress and be completely
Informed upon the subject, to enable them
to advise the state legislatures In their an
nual messages. He asked for Immediate
consideration, but because of objection by
Senator Kean of New Jersey It went over
until next Thursday.
Senator Brown said today that he did not
expect Immediate conslderstlon of this con
current resolution, but waa advised there
would be no objection whatever to Its adopr
tlon, the delay being merely a formality.
Coel Land Public Domain.'
The general land office has Just com
pleted the classification as coal land and
reslored to public domnln unappropriated
lands In township 21 no-th. range 102 west,
Etanalon land dl-irlit. Wyoming, fixing
the price for dlpos I f the tracts therein
In some casrs a i.lgs .is .'00 per acre. Til
price was made on recommendation of the
h'eoloffli al sui V' ., .
The Rev. Dr. Hovvhaannees Mugurrdeetch
Cheeneegaoryaan (John Baptist), the Ar
menian educator and lecturer who stopped
In Omaha on his way back to his home in
Turkey when he was warned that it would
not be safe for him to go on, has re
ceived a letter from his parents advising
hlra to reme-in here and to make arrange
ment! for them to leave Turkey If possible.
"A letter came last night." said 'John
Baptist,' as he has been known In this
country, "which informed me that the Ar
menian Christians In Turkey live In dally
fear of their lives and expect death with
every wjnd that blows. My sister, who Is
the wife of a professor In a Constanti
nople college, has not been heard of since
a massacre which occurred eleven weeks
ago. The letter from my parents was
mailed July 11. and It Is the first one of
many which the Turks, who examine all
the malls, have let go through.
"Since 1 have been educated as a doctor
and know something of Kuropean science,
many of my friends wonder why I do not
so Immediately to help my people. My
reason Is given In the letter from my par
ents. They say that If I ever want to
see. them aataln I will have to get them out
of Turkey, aa I could never reach them
In safety and they may die at any mo
ment." Pr. Baptist was at one time court pho
tographer to the sultan, and fled to this
country during the time of the first of
the recent persecutions. He has been act
ing as president of a San Francisco college.
His Attitude of Defiance Causes Dead
lock in Conference.
"Raw Material" Representatives So
licit Aid of Democrats.
TO DEFEAT ADMINISTRATION
Strangle Over ctaea'alee la In Choatlc
State, and Air of Conference
Is Charged With
Sam Larue, Who Was Enroute Home
from South Omaha, Commits Sui
cide at Holdredge.
1IOLDREOE. Neb., July JO. (Special
Telegram.) A prosperous farmer namea
Sam Larue, living at or near Ingham,
committed suicide early this morning by
shooting himself with a 44 calibre revolver,
a few yards east of the Burlington depot.
He went through Holdre.ge last Saturday
with two cars of cattle for the South
Omaha market, and reached this city on
his return home Monday night. He re
mained in and around the depot all night.
the train for his home town not leaving
until 8 o'clock In the morning. He killed
himself about an hour before time for his
train to start. A number of people In
Holdrege knew him. and their opinion Is
that he was mentally unbalanced. There
Is Insanity In the family, his mother hav
ing been In the asylum. He had only
about $9 on his person, and If he received
anything for hla cattle It was either mailed
to his homo town or he lost It In some
way. The body will he shipped to Ingham
Victor Said to
Report That Prisoner at Aberdeen
Admits Riling Members of
ABERDEEN", S. D.. July 20. (Special
Telegram.) Emll Victor, charged with
murder of the Christie family and Michael
Konayne on the morning of July S, today
signed a written statement confessing to
having committed the deeds, according to
rumor circulated here, which the state's
ecu I field U one of attorney and sheriff refuse either to con-
, firm or deny. Victor has been sweated
ti e finest In i lie w, s . tl(h veins in si
pmces a much ns thirty feet thick. The I d11 b' officials since his arrest, on the
,,. .u, .. i. .i ,. . I i .t., evening the murders were committed. It
was known as Hois Thief canyon cases.
Some months ago it a. discovered that
the title to much of the most valuable
coal lands In ths 1 art of Wyoming had
been secured from t.ie government through
a system of fraudulent operations, and
suit was Instituted against the patentees to
recover lands. After suit was filed the
defendants ie-convtj e,l the lands to tho
government and paid 140.000 for the coal
they had extracted In opening the mines.
The lands thus recovered have been with
held from sale until their value could be
ascertained. About forty per cent of the
land In this township are now public do
main and will be sold under coal land
laws at prices designated for each legal
subdivision. The other lands have gone
Into private ownership through the grant
by congress to the I'nion Pacific Railway
company, and by valid patents heretofore
Under the former method of disposing of
coal, lands, these lands were subject to
sale at 110 to $20 per acre, or a total price
for the township of about Slfia.OUO. If sold
at maximum price. At the prices now
fixed, based upon leas than three cents a
ton for estimated coal, the lands In this
township are worth St.lM.000 or an Increase
of over I7,&00,00t above the former price.
Drainage Work In Nebraska.
A few daya ago Senator Burkett received
a letter from Oeorge H. Helncke of Ne
braska City, suggesting that it would bt
highly pleasing to hla oonstltutenla In that
vicinity If a government drainage expert
could be sent out to Investigate the ad
visability of certain drainage projects
under contemplation thereabouts. Sena
tor Burkett took the matter up at once
-with C. Q. Elliott, chief of drainage In
vesttgatlona, and today received a letter
from Mr. Elliott politely calling the at
tentton of Senator Burkett to the fact that
lis division Is now doing a great deal of
work In Nebraska, on Salt Creek and
Wahoo projects, and also soon expects to
considerable to aid In draining the Ne
maha valley and therefore he could not
l this time see his way clear to assign
a man to new Investigations In the vicin
ity of Nebraska City.
Fred H. Abbott of Nebraska, recently
'appointed assistant commissioner of In
dian affairs, will during the neat thirty
days have full control of the bureau, ow
ing to the fact that Indian Commissioner
Valentine left today upon hla annual va
cation. Prior to leaving, Mr. Valentine
called In the various chiefs of hla bureau,
and Informed them that he leavea the as
sistant commissioner In entire control and
' that he had perfect confidence In hie
good judgment and solicited their hearty
Is believed the special term of the circuit
court will he held and the prisoner given
a speedy trial.
WOMEN ARE ALL STARVING
Suffragettes Adopt New Rase to Get
Ont of London
LONDON. July 20 The suocess of sev
eral f suffragettes In obtaining their release
from prison yesterday by carrying out a
"hunger strike," has caused all of the
auffragettes In Holloway Jail to adopt this
method for gaining their freedom. Miss
Elsie MacKenxle was discharged from
prison today In a critical condition, having
gone 11 hours without food.
B. 0LDFIELD HIT BY MOTOR
Famoaa Anto Driver Is
Down on Chicago
(Continued so aeoond Page.)
CHICAGO, July 20 Barney Oldfleld, the
well known automobile driver, waa knocked
down here today by a motor car. Hie In
juries, consisting of bruises and alight con
tusions, were dressed at St. Luke's hospital,
after which he was taken to the home of
frlenda. Oldfleld was crosalng the street
with Lewis Strang, another well known
driver when the accident- occurred.
WASHINGTON, July tO.The tariff bltl
was today transferred bodily from the
canltol to the White house. Deadlocked
because of the attitude of Representative
Payne, who apparently has become con
vlnced that he Is In the minority, the con
ferees abandoned the usual afternoon ses
sion. Senator Aldrich and Speaker Cannon
repaired to the White house post haste to
consult with President Taft, literally tak
ing the tariff bill with them.
What happened at the White house be
tween the president and the aenate and
house leaders Is a sealed book. When
Messrs. Aldrich and Cannon returned to
the capltol they minimised differences that
had arouned bitterness In the conference
room, and insisted that nothing unusual
had occurred. Senator Aldrich said that
toworrow Would find the conference com
mittee again at work and he expected that
by night, when all of the conferees were
to be entertained by the president at din
ner, most oMhe problems apart from those
receiving the personal attention of the
president would have been solved.
Trouble In Committee Room.
Nevertheless, there has been trouble be
hind those closed and guarded doors that
shut the public from the room where the
tariff bill Is being constructed. Borne say
that the differences between Senator Aid
rich and Reprenestatlve Payne was taken
such form that progress Is Impossible un
less the president has lnfluenoe enough to
This story Is denied by both of the princi
pals. It Is noe denied, however, that ther
was a clash yesterday between Representa
tive Payne and Representative Fordney of
From a creditable source tt was learned
that a crisis was reached when an effort
waa made late yesterday to vote on lum
ber. Mr. Payne protested and argued that
such a move would be unfair to the pres
ident, as this was one of the subjects
practically submitted to him for adjust
ment, provided he could get votes enough
In the two houses to adopt- compromise
Aldrich Barks Fordney.'
"If we cannot Vgree, lets settle the ques
tion by voting on the question," Mr. Ford
ney Is reported to have suggested. It Is
reported also that Mr. Aldrich acquiesced
In the proposal.
That Mr. Payne had little part in se
lecting the conferees to represent the house
In the conference la well known. Mr.
Payne made recommendations that were
Ignored and the speaker made his own
selections. Mr. I'ayne la aald to have com
plained to some sf his friends at the time
that the conference committee had been
"packed" with high protectionists, and
that Senator Aldrich had been able to
wield more Influence with the speaker than
had he as chairman of the committee
which prepared the house bill.
When Mr. Fordney, who had been placed
on the conferenoe committee regardless of
the fact that he La the junior republican
member, said "Lets vote" Mr. Payne pro
tested with a vehemence that startled his
associates. Some one said that the major
ity should rule. The remark, it Is de
clared, came from one of the senate mem
bers of the conference, and it Incensed Mr.
Payne still more.
Reada Riot Act to Aldrich.
Mr. Payne told Mr. Aldrich that he oould
rote the senate members of the conference
If he chose, but that he could not votte
the house members ao easily. Full of wrath,
he told his house colleagues that it waa
their duty to stand up for the house bill,
and to yield only after every possible ef
fort had been made to win. He Intimated
that some of the house conferees had been
too ready to agree to increases made by
unless the house members Intend to
stand by the house bill, there Is no use In
trying to vote on these matters." he said
Aa a parting ahot, Mr. Payne is reported
to have aald that he would not sign a
conference report merely because a ma
jority of the house republican confereea
had agreed to it. With hla coat tails
furled about him, Mr. Payne stalked an
grily from the room.
After Mr. Payne had departed the other
confereea predicted that ruffled feelinga
would be Ironed out over night. So it
appeared when today's sesalon opened, No
reference waa made to the disturbance,
Taunts Delcasse Inopportunely About
Affair in Algiers.
HIS MAJORITY DESERT HIM
Veteran Politician Loses His Head
Under Galling; Fire..
CRISIS WAS NOT EXPECTED
Chamber Wna on Err of Adjournment
How Cornea Orer Discussion
of Naval Scandals No Suc
From the Mlnneapo'
Tourists Come to Glief When They
GIVING MR. BRYAN A RIDE.
Johnson All right, Bill, get up behind.
D A CIRCUS
TOWN GIVEN OVER
No Supplies and No
da (Ions on Arrival!
Had to WaU for
TO BIG SHOW
Report to Hughes
Bears First Fruit
.Reform Committee of New York
Metal Exchange Would Follow
FORT DODOEIa., July 20. (Special
Telegram.) On other days GUddon tour
ists have found unlimited supplies await
ing them on their arrival at their stops.
Today the tour officials overestimated
the time It would take the cars to make
the run from MankHto here. As a con
sequence when the first cars, the Pierce
Arrow and Marmon teams, came to the
finishing point not a drop of oil or gaso
line waa to be had.
In ordinary times this would have ere
ated confusion enough, but today is one
of the big days of the year for Fort
Dodge, circus day, and the streets were
crowded with people from neighboring
towns and from the country and they
could give no answers to the wildly
shouted queries of the tourists as t
where supplies could be had. Only a pro
cess of elimination solved the problem.
The streets were congested by the thou
sands of visitors and the dozens of motor
cars on the tour. The latter would hunt
in bevies and by lnqulrlrg from store to
store, weeded out the places that did not
sell gasoline and oil and in that way suc
ceeded In finding what they wanted.
As It was the cars that had made an
hour of their running time had barely a
few minutes' leeway in which to cross
the line, owing to their wild hunt for
No riace to I. ay Their Heads.
To add to the confusion, every room in
every hotel had been taken In advance
by those here for the circus and a-s the
special Pullman train which la to be the
home of the tourists for the next two
days had not arrived, the men were com
pelled to walk the streets, grimy as coal
miners, tired and hungry for hours. Store
proprleters and owners of homes took pity
on a number and allowed them to clean
up and cnange tneir ciomes in moir
places. The train, due at 6 o'clock, did
not arrive until 7 and th men were forced
to fall back for something to eat In the
restaurants and fruit stands, already
raided by the circus crowds.
The train waa to have been the official
headquarters for the tour, and because of
lta nonarrtval bulletins were posted In in
conspicuous places In hotel lobbies. Drivers
NEW TORK. July . Following the
recommendation of tho White committee
to Governor Hughes, the reform committee
of the New Tork Metal exchange. It waa
learned today, proposes In the report which
It has submitted to the board of managers
that the committee of quotations be aban
doned. The reform committee believes quo
tations should be established by actual
transactions and, therefore, urges discon
tinuance of the present dally quotations
made by the committee of five of the metal
exchange, which were criticised by the '.
special committee appointed by Governor
It will be possible to make deliveries on
contract by varying grades of metal, the
seller rtoelvlng a premium or deducting a
penalty on his contract. It Is believed by
the members of the committee that under
this system there could be no corner In
metal until the entire supply of "standard"
had been bought up. a contingency which
Is thought to be out of the question.
CLARRSON PUZZLED LAWYERS
Bar Association Memorial Expunged
from Court Record.
ASTERISKS REPLACE HIS NAME
Eleqsent Rhetoric and Verbal Tears
Went for Naught When Former
Judge Turned Up Alive
Six Men Killed
Substance Explodes and Buries Eight
Men in Debris Two Are
EASTON, Pa., July 20. Six men em
ployed on the Delaware, Lackawanna &
Western railroad were killed, several miles
from Blalratown. N. J., today.
A gang of men was at work digging
up dynamite that had failed to explode.
when tiie substance waa aet off. A large
quantity of stone and earth was torn
loose and eight men who were at work
at the bottom of a deep cut were burled.
Two were taken out alive, but their in
juries are so serious that they may not
(Continued on Second Page.)
Registrar of High School
Springboard to Marriage
Is this a conspiracy?
Have Dan Cupid and the Board of Edu
cation entered into a secret agreement to
work a certain trick with the office of
registrar of the high school as the charm T
Somathlng't doing, that's aure.
Five young women have resigned as
registrar of the high school to get married.
That's the plain, almple fact of the case
that Is bothering certain minds at present
And the next moat remarkable feature of
this case Is that all but one of these for
tunate young women were daughters of
members of the Board of Education. ,
Here are the young women who have
graduated from this position to matrimony:
Mable Chrlatle Bertha Phllllpl
Cynthia MoCague Mary Stearns
atlas Stearns, the last registrar to re
tire, the one whose resignation has just
been acted upon, U a yoang woman whose
papa has not been a member of the board.
Now, the successor to Miss Stearns is
MUs Margaret Kennedy. Miss Kennedy's
lather is a member of the Board of Edu
cation. There is a rumor that such members of
the board as Mr. Edgar Balrd have some
crlticlslms to offer agalnat this practice
of nepotlam. Mr. Balrd Is said to protest
on the ground of discrimination. He has
no daughter, in fact, ha has no wife.
Neither has he a great amount of sym
pathy in his predicament from fellow mem
bers. At least sis members of the Board of
Education have requested The Bee not to
publish this story for the reason thst they
fear an avalanche of applications for this
position when it shall be vacant again.
The young women, so the trustees fear,
will come to regard it aa a sprmgbowd
into the sea of matrimony.
(Continued on Fifth Page.)
If there is one en
terprise on earth
that a "quitter"
should leave sever
ly alone, it is adver
tising. To make a success of advertising,
one must be prepared to stick like
a barnacle on a boat's bottom. He
should know before he begins it
that be must spend money lots of
It. Somebody must tell him that
he cannot hope to reap results com
mensurate with his expenditure
early In the game.
Advertising does not jerk;
it pulls. It begins very gently
at first, but the pull is steady.
It increases day by day and
year by year until it exerts an
irresistible power. John
'FRISCO TRAIN IS DERAILED
Limited Runs Off Track at Pomona
Rnarlneer and Fireman Are
SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Jury 20. Frisco
passenger train No. 105, known as the
Southeastern limited, which left Kansas
City at 6:15 o'clock last night, was de
railed at Pomona, twenty-five miles south
east today. No passengers were hurt.
Engineer M. D. Bookout, and his fireman,
both of Springfield, were Injured. The
cause of the accident is unknown.
The mysterious disappearance of Judge
Joseph It. Clarkson from Kenoshu, Wis.,
Is so similar to his disappearance from
Omaha in the summer of Wi thut it recalls
the peculiar dilemma In which the court
record of the Douglas county district court
was placed at thut time through the ful
some eulogy being expunged from the
record, or at leant that part of the eulogy
of the Douglas County Bar association
which mentions him by name.
Judge Clarkson waa born in 1S53 in Chi
cago, lie was graduated from Yale
In 1878 and came to Omaha In 1K30 and en
tered the law firm of Congdon, Clarkson
& Hunt. He was married In Omaha In 1&3
to Mian Esther Wells. He was elected
Judge of the district court In 18S, but
solved only a part of his term, resigning
to resume the practice of the law with his
During the latter part of July, 1892, Judge
Clarkson returned from a short vacation
visit to Hot Springs, S. D., and two daya
after his return he left home for a little
trip Into Iowa. He did not return that
nlKht and his family and frlenda became
auxioua and Instituted a search for htm.
Next day, his clothes, watch and money
were found on the shore of Honey Creek
lake, about twelve miles north of Council
muris, ana tne conclusion was at once
reached that he had accidentally drowned
while bathing. The lake was dragged
without result. Several weeks elapsed, his
friends gave him up as dead and steps
were at once taken to recover several
thousand dollars Insurance on his life.
Insurance Men Wanted to lie shown
The Insurance companies stoutly resisted
the payment of the Insurance on the
ground that had he actually been drowned
In the shallow water of Honey Creek lake
there was no reason why the body could
not be recovered. The Insurance companies
were sharply clrlticlsed and the several
associations to which Judge Clarkson be
longed adopted appropriate resolutions In
his memory and deplored his death. He
was a nephew of Major J. S. Clarkson and
the late Bishop Clarkson of Omaha and his
supposed untimely taking off was widely
The Insurance companies were persistent
In their refusal to pay the policies on Judge
Clarkson's life and kept up the hunt for
PARIS, July . The Clemenoes.il cabi
net fell suddenly tonight under drama tk
circumstances at the conclusion of a vio
lent debate over the naval scandals, ex
tending over several days.
Delrasses, chairman of the Investigation
committee, led the attack upon the naval
administration, especially during the In
cumbency of M. I'elletan and M. Thomson,
former ministers of marine. Hut M. Pi
card, who succeeded M. Thomson, had
promised In the name of the government
to complete a series of reforms, both In
the administration of the and In tho
methods of construction, and the chamber
was ready to vote confidence In the gov
ernment, when an Incident occurred which
changed a majority into a minority.
I'rem'er Clemenenceau, who always hat
been an adversary of M. Delcasse, smart
ing under critlelsme, and doubtless over
confident of a majority, which on July 15,
upon the general policies of the govern
ment was 182, taunted the ex-minister of
foreign affairs, who was thrown over
board by the Itouvler ministry at tho
dictation of Germany during the crisis of
1905, with having led France to humiliation
Hilt t'proar In Chamber,
The spectre of that chapter of Franoe's
foreign history In which Delcasse was
Delcasse was sacrificed, was a fatal error.
Instantly there was an uproar of dissent
from both sides of the chamber. Del
casse flung back the taunt in Clemen
ceau's face with bitter words, declaring
amid cheers, that France had gone to
Algeclras In the Interest of peace.
Hot words were bandied baok and forth.
M. Delcasse Intimated that Clemenceau had
inspired articles In the foreign press dur
ing the crisis, but the latter emphatically
denied this imputation. The premier
seemed for the first time In his parliamen
tary career to lose his head. Finally M.
Delcasse, aa he was entering upon an ex
planation of the situation of IMS, drew
himself up proudly and said:
"I shall say nothing further on that
subject. I have nothing to fear. Nothing
in the past; nothing In our common mem
ories of twenty-flVe years embarrasses me.
If I look back I see I have left something
Then, turning directly to Clemenceau, he
'You were presldentt of the naval In-
estlgatiug commission of 1904. Your un-
parlng attacks upon every government
uring twenty-five years seemed sufficient
guarantee that you would find the root
of the evil. What were the resultsT I aak."
(Continued on Socond Page.)
Army Surgeons to Wage
War on Southern Lazy Bug
WASHINGTON. July M. The hookworm,
or "laxy bug" as it has been shown to
xlst In the southern states, according to
investigations of the physical condition
of army recruits, will form an Interesting
chapter in the forthcoming report of the
surgeon general of the army.
When the hook worm, referred to In
the medical world as uncinariasis, was de
clared to be prevalent in Porto Rico, result
ing in a tendency to Indolence on the part
of the patient, who otherwise appeared in
usual health, there was no auggestlon
that the parasite Infected people In the
I'nlted States. Through the careful and
thorough methods that have been adopted
in the United States army, both in the
selection of recruits and In the care of
men after their enlistment, the disease has
bees shown to exist to a large extent.
These recruits passing through the arm
aepot at ron pioeum, iv. T.. were ex
a mined to the number of 140, 109 of them
being Infected with the parasite. We.
Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia,
Florida, Alabama and Tennessee all sup
piled recruits that were Infected. After
being treated, all of the Infected soldiers
gained In weight and Improved In phyalca
cqndltion generally. Following this invest!
gallon of recruits it was discovered th
uncinariasis was a common disease through
out the southern states. It la estimate
by many surgeons that 60 per cent of th
recruits In the army today fro"m the rural
districts of North Carolina. South Caro
Una, Georgia. Alabama. Mississippi and
Louisiana, will ahow hook worm Infection
It has been estimated that the rampalg
waged by the army agalnat the hook
worm in Porto Rico resulted la saving;
mure luaa t.uuu uvea annual"-
Clemencean In a Race.
M. Clemenceau, now evidently In a rage.
tried to parry the thrust by returning to
Your policy as foreign mlnleter," he
shouted, "led us to the greatest humilia
tion France has experienced In twenty
Another storm of hostile cries arose, sev
eral deputies exclaiming: "It Is an outrage
to say that."'
But the premier tried to assume bis old
cynical air. "Oh, no false Indignation, I
pray you," he exclaimed. "You brought
us to the verge of a war without military
Again the tumult was redoubled.
"Yes." he shouted above the roar, "the
whole world knew that the ministers of
war and the navy when the question was
put to them replied that France waa not
ready. I have not humiliated France; Del
casse has done that."
Government Is Beaten.
The scene when the premier tok hla seat
was Indescribable. Amu the wuaeer ex
citement the vote was taken, and when It
was announced that the government had
been beaten 211 to 176, Clemenoeewl dapped
his hat on his head, pulling It far down
over hla eyes and stalked out of the cham
ber, followed by the other ministers, la
token that he Intended to resign.
M. Clemenoeau went Immediately to the
Elyssee palace and told the story to Presi
dent FalHeres, who seemed siupenea at
the incident, but he accepted the resigna
tion of the premier and his ministers.
There Is but one opinion In Paris to-
nlght aatonshmnnt that an old parlia
mentary wai horse, ilk Clemenceau, should
have committed political suicide by his
awkwardness In recalling the Algeclras
spectre on the eve of adjournment, when
the government was assured of a majority
on the naval question.
The fall of thw cabinet was so unex
pected that the political world was com
pletely at sea aa to who will be at the
head of the government. President Fai
lle res will consult with the presidents of
the chambers tomorrow, in accordance
with the usual custom.' The name of Leon
Bourgeois, former premier and minister of
foreign affairs, Is most frequently men
tioned, Jut his age and health are against
him. M. Brland. minister of justice; M.
Polncalre, minister of finance; M. Mllle
rand, minister of commerce; M. Plohoo,
minister of foreign affairs; M. Barthou.
minlstar of public works, and M. Delcasse
are also mentioned In the order named.
CHANGE IN E CHINESE SERVIC
Sir Robert Hart Will Retire ae Di
rector General of Chinese
LONION. July 20. Sir Robert Hart, who
has spent a year's leave of absence in
England, the first vacation he has taken
In more than twenty years, has practically
decided to retire from the petition of di
rector general of Chinese customs on ac
count of 111 health. Sir Robert planned
to start for China last week, but hla phy
sicians compelled him to abandon his plan.
He has suffered from '"rrt a4 ether
complaints tut ft loog Ume
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