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VOK XXXIX NO. 130.
OMAHA, MONDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 15, 1!0!.
Attempt to Kill
with Bomb Fails
Clergymen at Cairo, '111., Use Lash
Upon City Officials, Urging )
Mine Officials Find Number of Miu
Ninetf-Five Passenger of la
ing Men Within Few of Thii
Drown in Tropical Wate j
lice Exercised at Activity
Native? Ilostile to British
SIXIY-ONE SAFELY RESCUED V
LYNCniNGS NEEDED TO AWAKEN
v. ANC.8sutaV i 1
J! .0HfA.O J
DntOiMNU Al Y
Vr4 vr rot- I
Shoali of Sharks Surround Vessel at
Victims Sink in Water.
FIGHT WITH SAILORS FOR BODIES
Steamer Almost Cut in Half by Blow
of the Onda.
SEVEN EUROPEANS LOSE LIVES
I'.aron and Baroaru Bfnlpikjr and
Captain of La Seyne Loot
ruHtnirn Caught In
SINGAPORE, Nov. 14. The mall steamer
La Seyne of the Messageries maritime
icrvlce, running between Java and Slnga
Kro, and on Its way to thin port, waa In
eilllslmi early this morning with the
iteamer Onda of the British India lino and
ank within two minutes. Seven European
mssengers, Including Baron and Baroness
Jenlczky, the captain of La Seyne, five
European offlccra and eighty-eight others,
roniprlHlng native passengers and memhers
)f the crew, were drowned. The rescue
f sixty-one persons, practically from the
i laws of shoals of sharks, formed a thrlll
ng Incident of the wreck.
The accident occurred about 4 o'clock In
he morning In a thick haze. The vessels
vero steaming at good speed and the L
leyne waa cut almost In half. There was
) 10 time for panic nor for any attempt i.n
he part of the officers of the foundorlng
iteamrr to get out the boats.
The majority of those on board were
taught In their berths and carried down
ith the vessel. The force of the collision
jrought the Onda to almost a dead stop
ind lis engines were at once slowed and
loata lowered. The rescue work proved
hrilllng, for not only were the rescuing
artl. s impeded by the darkness, but shoula
f sharks were already attacking those
Ringing to pieces ow wreckage In the
rater. Sixty-one persons from the 111
'ated steamer were finally dragged Into
.he boats and brought by the Onda to this
ort. Many of them had bee nbittcn by
iharks and several are severely Injured.
ROBBER THROWS MAN
FROM FREiGHT CAR
J. I., Pnreell, Dakota Ilouirilrndrr,
Mnbbed and Robbed, bat
Kara pea with Life.
STURGIS. 8. D., Nov. 14. (Special Tele
gram.) A daring holdup took placa here
last nJghtr?"Wen,'T.': L'.' Ptrreell, a Claim
holder near Brush!, was badly slashed and
"stabbed with a knif. and robbed of $337.
.Purcell was In a car enroute from Huron
with his horses and household effects at
tached to a special freight train. When
within a few miles from town a masked
man opened the door of the car while the
train waa moving rapidly and Immediately
attacked Purcell. After he had cut Purcell
several times and secured hla money, he
threw him out of the car door of the mov
ing train, probably thinking him dead.
It la thought that the robber rode In the
car until the train began to slack up for
the station, when he Jumped off. Purcell,
receiving o injuries from hi fall, walked
to town and notified the authorities. Pur
cell thinks tli- man got on the train while
pulling out of Tllfoid. He will recover. No
clue was found up to tonight, though a
fca.ij of band'ta is thought to be working
l.i ink U.ack Hills.
TOO MUCH WIND FOR
AEROPLANES AT LAT0NIA'
Cwrtlm and Willar Make Short
Flluhta to Please Crowd, but
CINCINNATI, Nov. 14. -The closing day
. 1 1 ot the aviation meet at Latonia race track
was a disappointment. The summorllke
weather brought out an Immense crowd,
but a strong wind which prevailed durlns
the afternoon deterred tho aviator. from
iltempiing any flights until almost dark.
Finally, when tho thousands were about
'.o leave, Kuabennluc and Ileuchey brought
Hit their dirigible and made a couple' of
ixcellent flights. Their frail machines
seat thtlr way Into the wind in a manner
.hat brought the spectators to tholr feet
sheering, but the gathering dusk compelled
:hem to descend after a brief period. WU
ard and Curtiss ulso rose In their aeru
ilanes, but only covered the race track
Two of the three balloons which were to
lave started ln a race to the coast met
alth accidents which compelled them to
thandon the attempt. The third was not
r.fluud until dark and it was decided to
leftr Its Mart until tomorrow.
FPCHVuS FORMER WIFE I
Ji.!i :ll.ut-jti, After Nevada Divorce,
.leitmr It ride of Wealthy
UMNO, N'ev., Nov. 11. Miss Margaret
lit nfcti-n, the actress, divorced here
WedntFday from Daniel Frohman, New
York theatrical manager, married Edward
J. Bowes, a millionaire real estate operator
of Tacoma, last night. The wedding took
place he.e The couple 1. 1 at once for
F0REICNEH3 DEAD IN FIRE
tir. I atdeatiflrd Men Ilura and
l ive Others Severely Injured
In I'lttsburc lllaae.
P1TTS131RU. Nov. 14 -Three unidentified
men, ail foreigners, are dead; five othera
re seriously Injured and twelve men and
women are suffering from bruises and
shock, the result of an early morning fire
In a lodging house on the river front to
day. When the fire broke out at 4 o'clock
bout thirty reri-ons were asleep In the
building. Firemen awmsed them and car-
lie 1 the women and children to safety.
The bodies of the unidentified foreigners,
known to be street laborers, were not dis
covered until tills afternoon, when persons
clearing away, the debris found tiielr
charred bodies under a stairway. The
damage to the lodging house is In excess
of Slo.OCt). On account of the mysterious
C0'p of the blase, the police are oen
(Mtii a rigid Investigation.
..HMF.DARAD, British East India, Nov
14 Lord Minto, the viceroy of India, and
Lady Minto, had what Is believed to be a
narrow escape from death or Injury yes
terday, and following previous outrages
and attempts at outrage the Incident ha'
caused grave anxiety. The viceroy and
Lady Minto spent the day In driving about
the city and as they passed -through one
of the streets a botnh exploded only a little
distance from their carriage. Police and
others attracted by the explosion ran up
and found a man on the ground with his
hand blown off. Lying beside him was u
second bomb, but this was still Intact.
Attempts have been made In India against
Lord Minto. Lord Kitchener end Sir An
drew Fraser, lieutenant governor of Bengal
and many other officials, and for a year
or more there has been fear of an up
rising against Riitlsh rule In India, bused
on these almost dally attempts on the
lives of Hrltlsh officials.
Chief of Police
Supposed Anarchist at Buenos Ayres
Succeeds in Design, but Fails
BUENOS ATUHS, Nov. 14.-The chief of
police of Buenos Ayres, Senor Falcon and
the police secictary were assassinated to
day while driving In Callao street. A man,
supposed to be a Russian anarchist, but
not yet Identified, sprang from a secluded
spot, where he had been In waiting, and
threw a bomb directly under the carriage.
The vehicle was blown to pieces and both
Senor Falcon and the secretary were ter
ribly Injured. They were carried to the
sidewalk and later were transferred to a
no"PUa'' fcut both dl,'d shortly afterward.
"" " u ow ii.g, me oomo in'
assassin drew a revolver and shot -him
I self. His wound, howevt r, is not exp'-cte,
I to prove fatal.
Beautiful Structure with Fifteen
Millions c-f Treasure Will Be
Open to Public Today.
BOSTON", Nov. 14. Boston's magnificent
new Museum jf Fine Arts In Jhe Fenway
will be thrown open to the publlo tomor
row with Its $15,000,000 worth of treasures.
Massive in its proportions, built of cut
alone in Greek and Roman style, the new
museum building, which was erected
through private subscription, covers twelve
The east wing of the main building con
tain a collection of Greek and Roman
relics, while the west wing la filled with
the Chinese and Japanese collection. Other
sections are given up to Egyptian collec
tions, while tapestries and paintings, old
and modern, take up a considerable area.
WASHING I ON MEMORIAL
. FOR NATION'S CAPITAL
Fund of Two anil Half Millions Being;
Raised for Home of Societies
Devoted to Cnltnre.
NEW YORK, Nov. 14. Announcement
waa made today that distinguished men
and women are behind a movement to
ral8e 2500 000 l"'ore February 22. next, for
a George Washington memorial building
at Washington. D. C which, shall serve as
headquarters for scientific, patriotic, edu
cational and art organizations of the coun
try. Amonfr those who have given the move
ment their endorsement are S:nator Klihu
Root, Dr. S. Mitchell, eGneral Horace
Porter. Prof. H. Fairfield and Dr. Rem
son. POSTMASTERS AND CARRIERS
am- of Lucky Men Who Will
Secure Places In Iowa and
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON, Nov. 14. (Special Tele,
gram.) Postmasters appointed today were:
Iowa Bernard. Dubuque county, Dominic
F. Maloy, vice P. C. Maloy, removed;
Granite, Lyon county, Mary E. Hilton, vice
A. M. Parker, resigned. South Dakota
Mcintosh, Coroon county. Fldon J. Cook,
vice W. L. Chapln, resigned.
Rural carrlera appointed for Iowa routes:
Aredale, route 1, William D. Ufford, car
rier; Clint Ufford, substitute. Elliott, route
1. O. R. Klrby, carrier; Charles Hlpwell,
substitute. Fort Atkinson, route 3, J. J.
Slndelar, carrier; no substitute. Leon, route
6, Carl M. Reynolds, carrier; no substitute.
Rowley, route S, Richard I. Buckley, car
rier; Edwin P. Buckley, substitute. Shells
burg, route 2, Melville E. Montgomery,
carrier; John W. Montgomery, substitute.
Japanese Baroness Shocked
at American Woman's Dress
The dress of the American woman Is
little less than barbarous, ln the opinion of
Baroness Shlbusawa, wife of the baron
who dictates to the Wall street ot Toklo.
In her compartments on the train which
brought the honorary commission to
Omaha the baroness spent the day ln quiet
retirement, while her husband and the
business men in the party were busy with
Omaha's industries. The other women of
the party were occupied with social func
tions, but the baroness preferred a day of
rest aftrr 'he strenuous days that have
Clad In a ttriklngly beautiful kimona
which no nu re man dare attempt to de
scribe Haiontss bhibusawa aat watching
the rain btal on the car window. The
'ears have been kind to the barons and
like her husband, her features are those
ot but a person of middle age.
"How much more comfortable, and I
think beautiful, too, la the native garb of
the JapaaeiMt," said the baroness. "The
While Not Sanctioning Method. They
Say Result Will Be Good.
LEGAL MACHINERY IN ACTION
Judge Butler of Circuit Court Will
Call Grand Jury.
FULL INVESTIGATION PLEDGED
Bad Weather Keep Crowds Away
from (llr Which Ilia I.onsc Heen
Mecca for Sunday Rev
elers City Qnlet.
CAIRO, III., Nov. 14. Cairo was In the
grnsp of a firm authority today and ex
perienced the quietest Sunday that has
been its lot In years. No saloons were
open and the few attempts to evade tho
orders of Governor Dcnrcn In this regard
met with quick detection, several arrests
being made by the military patrols. A
heavy rain kept away the excited crowds
from surrounding towns and the clement
that usually makes this city a Mecca for
the "dry" communities on the first day
of the week, turned back when they found
that liquid refreshments were as difficult
to obtain here as In their home towns.
definite indication thnt the legal ma
chinery of the state would bo started in
an effort to bring the lynch leaders into
court came with the arrival at his home
here of Judge W. N. Butler Of the circuit
court. He indicated that he would call a
grand Jury to take up the work as soon
as the adjourned session of this tribunal
is assembled, December 8, and said the
matter would bo called t'o tho attention
of the county commissioners within a few
Pastors Criticise Officials.
Despite this announcement from Judge
Butler there was no change In the attl-
iido of the city regarding court proceed
-igs In this district. Half a dozen pastors m this state which continually ana per
ished the constituted authorities without , latently refuse to aend in their election
tint, telling their congregations that the j '"turnB according -tr. law. The law specifies
ynchlngs were likely to prove a blessing i J1'8' when these returns must be made to
n disguise In the long run.
"Cairo stands disgraced before the world,
out the disgust Is not In the lynching,"
said Rev. George M. Babcock of tho Church
of the Redeemer, Kplscpallan.
"The real disgust lies in the fact that
the city haa allowed lawless elements to
control civlo affairs. In the same alley in el,t down Its return Saturday, but the
which Miss Pelley waa murdered there 1 package failed to get to the secretary of
have been four assaults on young women' tate that day. Of the others, six have
within a year. This defiance of law anditent ln tn original returns, but foiled to
order made the lynching necessary for en(1 in duplicates, so 'they cannot be
the infliction of Justice." 'opened until the State Carwaaalng- board
The lynchings were the harvest of the'S
seeds of lawlessness that have been sown
ln Cairo for years," Bald. Rev. A. S. Bu
chanan, minister of the Presbyterian
"In this case It seems that the lynch
ings were necessary to arouse the peoplo.
1 do not mean to say that the crime of
lynclilng Is ever Justifiable, but Cairo's
cldzenstilp had to be aroused to a sense
of Its own responsibility by some great
hcrror like this."
People Side with Clerary.
The declarations of the clergymen were
endor ed by many of the townspeople.
Ca ris disgrace Is nut the mob. bur
.the condl'lon which made the mob neces- I
Fary," tidd E. W. Thiclcke, editor of the ,rlP to tn west end ot tne SUL8- Th
Cairo Bulletin. "For these conditions tho'rallway commission haa Interpreted the
authorities, from the Judge on the court !law t0 m'-an tnat persons eligible to re
bench down to the deputy sheriffs and cele a Pass m08t devote a major portion
bailiffs and the police department of the ' their time to working for a railroad
c.ty, a o responsible." company or members of their Immediate
Henry Salnner, the second victim of the ' lamllle8 dePendent upon them. As Mr.
mob. was buried at Anna today. Only I l'"b-on !b city engineer of Lincoln, the
members of his Immediate family, lnclud- commission has not yet been able to flg
lng the two boys orphaned by the violent iurge Just how no could be devoting a ma
dcaths of their parents, accompanied the Jor Portion of his time to the business
coffin from this city. At Anna no clergy- of tne Burlington railroad. The fact that
man was at the grave to commit the body ! tne P"s as slven to Mr. Dobson was
to tuitii nor was there any indication from sl"Wn In tho report of the railroad to the
the townspeople that the fate of their j commission.
fjrmer neighbor had aroused any lasting Normal nonrd Case.
CAMPANINI TO DIRECT
f I 1 1 A I n n n . .
UnlOAbU UnANU UrtnA
Former Musical Director of Metropol.
Itan Opera Honae of New York
Goes to Chlcaao.
NEW YORK, Nov. 14.-M. Cleofonte Cam-
panlnl of Milan haa accepted the position
of general muslncal director of the Chicago
Crand Opera company, according to an an
nouncement made here today by Audreaa
Dlppel, administrative manager of the Met
ropolitan company and honorary manager
of the Chicago company. Campaninl was
musical director of the Manhattan Opera
House company of New York during the
season of ltiOT and 1908.
John O. Carlisle Improving;.
NEW YORK, Nov. 14.-John G. Carlisle,
who waa secretary of the treasury under
President Cleveland, was reported today as
restlns more comfortably at St. Vincent's
hospital, where he lies seriously ill with
acute Intestinal troubles.
Japanese woman does not depend on the
questionable aids of artificiality for what
cliarm she may claim In her flowing
gown j she may, unhampered by stays and
strings, display her inborn grace. Hera Is
a natural beauty. She need not look as
though 'made up' for the occasion.
"Oh, these American girls that I have
seen! Their waist line seems to be Jour
neying always. Now it la up and then
again It is down.
"Why must the mode always be chang
UgT Surely the rose blooms Just the same
every season and no one would say that
the sweet blossom should have petals with
a new curve or pattern."
The baroness was ln a pleasant good
humor despite her arraignment of the
America woman's garb. She talked In a
low, soft voice, which rendered the strange
accents of her language peculiarly pleas
ing. Her niece and companion, Mls Tak
anashl, acta aa Interpreter for the baron-sa
tm mi"' Ir. .'J 1
or TOK lew
' T U14IBAV1I
From the Cleveland Tlain Dealer.
WHY VOTE COMES IN SL0YL
Several County Officials Do Not
Comply with the Law.
NINE YET ABE InREPOBTED
Railway Commission Jl'tll Consider
Giving rasa to Citr Engineer
Adna Dobioa of Lincoln
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Nov. 14. (Special.) The State
Canvassing board may take a notion to
make an example of some of the counties
the state board and there is a penalty at
tached unless that law is compiled with.
The counties which have not yet aent
in returns are the following: Boyd. Doug
las, Fillmore, Furnas, Holt, Hooker, Mc
pherson, Nance and Scott's Bluff. It was
n ported unofficially that Doufc a's had
- 8 togetner next Tuesday,
This will cause a delay, because the to
tals cannot be made until all the counties
are ln and these counties which have not
sent In duplicates cannot be tabulated un
til Tuesday. The state haa notified the
other counties to get In their returns, but
no one knows whether they will be here
Tuesday. So the state may do some prose
outing or s. nd a messenger after the re
turns at the expense of the derelict county.
Adna Dobson'a Pas.
When the State Railway commission gels
over its present rush of work It may find
tima to Investigate the acceptance of a
pasa by City Engineer Adna Dobson of
Lincoln from the Burlington to make a
Prohablv no ease nendlne before the su-
I preme court has had as many predictions
made abou: It as has the normal board
Oae, wt.erein the legality of a law creat-
lnB a ntw normal board enacted by the
late kghiluture Is at stake.
As early as last September It was pre
dicted by many that the case would be
decided by Octpber 11, and that date was
fixed by the new board to Inspect the
claims of several towns which aspired to
be the home of the new normal school,
! 'or which an appropriation was made by
the late legislature. But the decision did
not come down and neither has it been
filed with the clerk of the court at this
At first the tips which several parties
claimed to have were only regarding the
tlm4 the opinion would be filed, but a few
week ago parties claimed to have tips
on the decision Itself. One day the tip
waa the law would be upheld and the next
report which started was to the effect that
the law would be declared unconstitu
tional. In the meantime every day this week
there have been anxious inquiries from
either members of the two normal boards
or from those Interested regarding the de
cision, and now the hunch Is that it will
come down Monday.
The decision Is more Important than
merely saying which board Ib legal. It
will permit the auditor to Issue warrants
for many outstanding bills and for salaries
to teachers and employes, which have been
held up since the new board came into
Auditor Barton refused to honor vouchers
from either board because there was a
doubt of the constitutionality tf them bothv
The Wayne Normal school cannot be
bought until the case Is decided and neither
can the new normal school be located or
the buildings at Peru and Kearney be con
structed. Consequently a lot of people
have been very much interested, not so
much In the outcome of the legality of the
law, as to the lime the case would be de
cided. Lincoln Charter Auala.
The city ot Lincoln intends to be pre
pared with a new charter for the considera
tion of the next legislature and to that end
the mayor has already appointed a com
mittee to draft the instrument. The com
mltlee la to get busy at once. When it hai
completed ita work, then the people will
have ample time to discuss the measure
and reject or accept It before the legtsla
(Continued on Second Fag)
(HAIHAN O" "M"
teM'Si'ON. ANO NOV
With the Japanese commfcriwert.
Load pf Silver
in Drug Store
Bell Pharmacy Coin Disappears to the
Amount of $125 Fur Thieves
Still at Large.
The Pell drug store, 1216 Farnam street,
was broken Into some time early Sunday
morning and silver to the amount of $125
stolen. Entrance was effected by break
ing a cellar window. There were seventy
silver dollars and the balance in quarters
and dimes when the store was closed at
about midnight Saturday and It was all
gone when the place opened for business
Sunday morning. There la no clue, unless
someone happened to be aeen Sunday with
an unusual amount of silver coin ln hia
The police have been unable to find any
trace of the thieves who stole the furs
from two establishments Saturday. At tun
La Book & Tost establishment. Sixteenth
and Howard streets, a Russian sable set,
valued at $400, waa taken, whllo furs valued
at $100 were stolen from the Western Fur
company's store at 512 South Sixteenth
DEATH OF EDWIN DAVIS, SR.
Had lie-en a Resident of Oman for
Over Two Score Yeara and
Served In Council.
Edwin Davis, sr., for forty-one yeara a
resident of Omaha, once member of the
city council. Identified for many years
with various business Interests of the city
and many fraternal orders, died Sunday
morning at the home of hla son, Edwin
Davis, jr., 744 North Sixteenth street, ln
South Omaha, The deceased was 73 years
of age and had been in falling health for
a long period.
Edwin Davis came to Omaha In lSiiS.
For fourteen years he was connected with
The Boo as lessee of its city circulation.
Later he devoted his attention to the real
estate business, among other Investments
erecting the Windsor stables on Daven
port street, between Fourteenth and Fif
teenth streets and (he apartments at Sev
enteenth and Burt streets.
In the fraternal world he waa perhaps
most extensively known. He was a promi
nent member and officer In the Scottish
Rite Masons, was a Shriner, a member
of the Knights of Pythlaa, a phomlnent
Odd FelloW and a charter member of the
local chapter. Older of the Eantern Star.
Mr. Davis was born at Oneida, N. Y.
He went to Lyle, 111., In 184.., removing to
Omaha twenty-three years later. In 1S74
he was united In marriage to Miss Eliza
beth Clifton, who died In M He Is sur
vived by an only son, Edwin Davis, Jr.
The deceased w as the last of a family of
Funeral services will be in charge of
the Masonic order. Midnight ceremonies
will be held Monday night and the inter
ment will take place Wednesday afternoon
at Forest Lawn cemetery.
NO RED CAP F0R AMERICAN
Plana Are Abandoned at Rome for
Appointment of Cardinal from
ROME, Nov. 14. It Is nowt announced
that the next consistory will not be held
before Easter, and It Is also stated that
the plan to create a new American cardinal
has been abandoned, partly on account of
the claims announced by Latin America
and Canada and partly becouse of the
difficulty ln selecting an American prelate
who would be agreeable to the majority.
Labor Federation Favors
Suffrage for Women
TORONTO. Ont., Nov. 14. The conven
tion of the American Federation of Labor
went on record Saturday as favoring woman
suffrage, an eight-hour day for postof
llce clerks, legislation for better protec
tion of actors and actresses from the
"extortion and corrupt business methods"
of so-called theatrical employment agen
cies; a postal savings bank system, deep
waterways projects, a continuation of the
fight against tuberculosis, the granting
of American citizenship to the people of
Porto Rico and the construction of a
twenty-six-foot channel through the
Great Lakes from Buflalo to Duluth and
Buffalo to Chicago.
Resolutions looking to the establishing
of tha national defense fund by the
federation to aid unions In distress were
On the ground that employment agen
cies are used aa strike breaking organi
sations, the federation will attempt to
SCAMELL HITS THE YELLOWS
Catholic Bishop of Omaha Excoriates
DOESN'T LIKE WOMEN IN POLITICS
I.ark of the Virtues of Faith, Hope
and Charity and Kitravngaot
Hlch Held to Be Responsible
Rt. Rev. Richard Scannell, bishop of the
Catholic diocese of Omaha, scored the
yellow Journals In the morning sermon at
St. Cecelia church Sunday, , saying they
should not be permitted ' to circulate and
that the state should exercise supervision
over the press.
The bishop also said that women were
Inconsistent tn .thf Ir position, ln that they
would meet ln convention ln the forenoon
and quibble over little thlngs.and then do
Juat as bad things in the evening, when
they attended the theaters, ell a-.ld they
would strain at a grat In the convention i
hall 1 nthe morning and swallow a camel
at the theater In the evening.
"Instead of these women striving for
total abstinence they should be working I
In the cause of temperar.ee." said Bishop
Scannell. "Men have a practical Judgmonl
In' this matter and do rot look for the
Ideally perfect. Therefore, I see no ad
vantage to be derived from the women
being admitted into the, political arena.
"Faith, hope and charity these are the
virtues which constitute sanctity. The
word saint la a term often misunderstood
and in the minds of some Is associated
with miracles, prophecies and heroic vir
tues. This Is wrong, for when God was
asked by the sinner aa to what he should
do to be saved the answer was simply
"keep the commandments." We all know
we can keep the commandments by God's
grace and our own will. Most of the trou
bles of today are traceable to the want
of faith, hope and charity. Large masses i
of the people are destitute of these three
virtues. It is worse In Europe than In
this country, and It will be worse after a
time than It Is now. Atheists and anarch
ists and anti-church movements are more
aggressive In the old world than ln this.
Unlimited Freedom Dangrroni.
"These people demand unlimited freedom
of the press, tenchlng and speech, but this
cpnnot be granted because of the things
they lead to. No government could grant
these things and live. It Is apt to bring
about such an upheaval In Europe that
they will have military government.
"The first cause of this state of affairs
is the perversity of the humnn mind which j mining insp, ctors Into the air shaft, which
Bays there Is no God. There Is a deplorable I wai opened lata today. Three tlmea Mr.
decay of faith. It would be far better ifwi l ams and Henry Smith, one of the
all thought they would have to account volunteers, were lowered Into the mine
for their actions In the hereafter. Faith in a buck.t. Euch time they succeeded in
is decaying because of bad example. Caesar , per.itrating deeper Into the shaft. Each
does not want any power but himself. ) time they were assured that the tempera
Those who will not obey Ood will not obey iture was bearable.
men Though to cpen the sealed main shaft
"The seoond cause is the social and com- j an of ,he mln" "vas Impossible to-
merclal condition of our day which enables !Jay and ,urll",r Progress to Investigate
few skillful one. to amass fortune Hht have fanned into a flame a few
Those who do not succeed are Jealous nd
there la but one step between Jealousy and
hatred. Those who hate men hate the law
both civil and divine. The rich flaunt their
disregard for both the civil and the moral
law. They lead silly lives. A rich man
who gives a ball costing from $10,000 to
J20.000 Is more of a promoter of anarchy
than one who preaches It.
"The third cause Is modern education,
which provides man with a faculty which
he uses to a wrong purpose. A man reads
exciting things, such as the repulsive de-
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have' enacted national legislation for their
A resolution urging the executive coun
cil to do all in its power "to stop the
mad expenditures of public money for
war purposes," stirred up a lively divis
ion of sentiment and It was referred back
to committee. The executive council was
authorized to make recommendatlona to
the president ot the United States re
to Judicial post-
"Labor Sunday" la a suggestion laid j
before the American Federation of
Labor In. a resolution Introduced at to-j daily the women whos4 husbands are be
day'a session by Secretary Frank Morrl-. lit v d to hava been buried alive, and the
son. The resolution would designate . children who w ill be fMhei leva were weep
the first Sunday in September of ln- unii moaning ln the agony of their
each year as the occasion when the suspersr. Bt fore noon t lie St. Paul mine
churches of America devote some part of
the day to a presentation of the labor
question. It also recommends that various
central and local labor bodies be request rd
to co-operate In every legitimate way with
ministers who thus observe labor's day.
SIGNALS COME FROM BELOW
Farmers Over Half Mile from Mala
Shaft Hear Concussion!.
KAY OF HOPE SOME MAY BE ALIVE
Third Effort to Explore Workings
Shows Fire Probably Oat.
MEN IN OXYGEN CATS GO DOWN
Mark Doabt that Life Coald Kxlal,
I'nder the Condition Enalaeer
Causes Death of Resca
In a- Tarty.
CHERRY, 111., Nov. 14 Nearly 409 hu
man beings, men and boys, It is now be
lieved, are dead or perishing In the St.
Paul mine here, though experts, who suc
ceeded In penetrating the smoke-filled air
shaft to a depth of J00 feet late today, re
turned with a ray of hope for tha grtef
strlcken relatives of the entombed men.
That the fire has been extinguished was
the conclusion of mining experts and In
spectors sent here by Governor Deneen to
Investigate the calntnlty and Its rouse.
For more than thirty hours the pris
oners have been cut off from fresh air,
and undoubtedly have been subjected tfl
smoke-filled veins. That life could exist
under such conditions Is doubted by many,
but because no trace of high temperaturt
was found In the depths of the mine to
night, friends of the minors and even ol
those of the company here, hope that th
victims may have found safety ln remote
recesses of the mine.
A. J. Earllng, president of the Chicago,
Milwaukee & St. Poul railroad, who hat
not slept since arriving on the sceno of
the catastrophe, received an encouraging
report after heroic efforts had been made
today to open the mine for the release of
the entombed men, or the discovery Of the
much feared mass of dead.
Conrnsslona Mile Away,
From the son of one of the missing
miners, a young man named John Reld.
the railroad president heard that a con
cussion of the earth had been felt by farm
ers half a mile south of the main shaft.
The report was sent to Henry Burke, an
official of the mining company. Burke
rushed to President Earllng in the office
of the company.
"I've heard signals from the men," he
"What do oufmean?" asked the railroad
president. "What signal?"
"John Reld'a boy said that he and farm
ers whose land is over the -aouthern end
of the mine felt several rpnauaslons of the
earth this afternoon. There were several
shocks, and the men who felt them are
convinced they were shots fired by tha
Imprisoned miners and that they were
meant for an assurance that at least some
of them live."
"Oh, I hope to," said Earllng, "that Is
at least encoursglng."
The glimmer of light to the darkened
homes in Cherry tonight followed othtr
encouraging, though doubtful theorlea of
some of the experts that the entombed
hundreds may not have been suffocated
because of failure of the flames yesterday
Igniting the hay in the stables, and that
oxygon enough remains ln their vein to
keep them alive until the shafts may bo
reopened, the draft fans put ln operatloi
and rescuing parties sent Into the dark
though foreboding recesses of the earth.
Third Attempt to Explore Mine.
After the third attempt to explore th
conditions today, R. Y. Williams of Ur
bana, 111., of the United States geological
survey, who superintended the work of
volunteer explorers protected with oxygen
caps and apparatus, telrgraphrd to Vrbana
for more of the apparutua.
Tlis Is cxpecled to arrive on an early
train tomorrow and a score of men have
volurteer:d to accompany the experts and
; amolde: lng embers yet remaining, the state
lnt-pe. tor here, among them James Tay
lor of Peoria, David Ross of Springfield,
Henry Hud on of Galva and others an
nounced to Mine Superintendent Steele
tl-at they felt assured definite results could
be secured tomoriow. When explorations
were abandoned tonight It was announced
that th m:-n fitted with the oxygen armor
would resume operations as early aa possi
ble. List of Missing Grows.
The list of the mi-sing was complied to
day in the offices of the mining company
and It reached tha astounding total of
.'85, Including the dejd whose charred
bodies were taken from the burning cages
Saturday afternoon. It was declared to be
p:ob:.bl that this list might be Increased.
One hundred and seventy men who en
Itrred the mine Saturday morning have
'been Ecroumed for. The company had
scores of tracers at work rounding up ths
employes, and at nightfall the company
offl Ills admitted that the number, of men
ln the mine waa greater than they had at
first believed po-slble.
Among tho missing are many Americans
w!:o have lived for years and reared their
fanillrs in the mining section of Illinois
so often the scene of terrific tragedy.
Though the maorlty of those who never
miy be found alive are foreign-born, yet
all had their homes here or in the sur
rounding towns and villages nd the grief
over their probable fate has cast a pall
over the community.
thirry today held thousands of persons.
j They cam? with sad faces.
v us rurrounded by an almost uncon
Officials early in the day swore in a
' force of deputies to handle the crowds,
i Scores of traina from Htreator, Mendota,
jLadd, bprlng Valley, La Salle, Ottawa and
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