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V iT E 0 F AVIATOR jLatham Hunts Ducks
GK AC H DOUBTFUL! in Mpla?.e a?4
Makes Good Bag
Ar.rrican-Bci rt Aeronaut Disappears
in log and is Thought to Have 'Aviator Chases Water Fowl Out to
B:en Drowned. j Sea, Pursuing Them More
, Than Three Miles.
ENGLAND'S EAST COAST SEARCHED i u .
) ,( is A.VnKT.KS, Cal., Dec. 22 Hubert
! Latham, the French aviator, went duck
North Sea Claims as Victim Man Who I hunting toiy nt the Hoiaa cmco club in
BlBVfrf Willdl ' monoplane. He ripicd over the feeding
u i grounds of the wild fowls, driving his ma-
' i chine at a hlrfh rate of apeod and frlght-
WARSH1F3 A ED IN FUTILE HUNT mini? the birds Into the air In drove of
". I With a double-barreled shotgun Latham
Wueiess Impressed into, service
Without Result All Day.
LOSES KI3 BEARINGS AT SEA
lie Wns l.nat ee firya Mllea Kaat
of Ileal, When He ; Pointed Ilia
Marklnr In an Kasterljr
1l.NDON. Dec. 23. There was no news
this nflcrnoon of .the fate of Cecil S.
Ui-rit, the Amerlcn-born aviator who
disappeared ill the 'fog wii'.ie attempting a I
return fliktut from Calais, France, to Dover
rstrrday. I Is feared that he fell Into
the North ra
A great fleet of motor cars was out n'l
night i-earrhlug every nook of the east
coast of i:nK!nud. while warships scattered
along the shorts and dotting tha North
mu swept the waters with wireless Inquiry
concerning the airman. These futile ef
forts were, continued ;oa .
("".race vent out for the Baron de Forrest
prize of r-'O.WH) i.ffered to the British avi
ator who In a I'.rlllHh-iuarte aeroplane shall
cover the great, st' distance, Including the
passage of the Fngllsh channel, during the
present year. T. Hop with had set a mark
of 174 miles. Graliame-White prepared for
the competition, but met with a serious ac
cident before he could get under way. Th
days during which the record of Sopwlth
might be eclipsed were few. and Grace de
cided to make the try yesterday In the
face of adverse 'veather conditions.
A heavy fog hung over the channel ano
obscured the aviator soon aner no
.ended at Dover, lie crossed the channel
safely und two hours and n half from the
s:art passed over Calais. He reached the
Belgian frontier, and was going fast after
Sopwlth's f gures when he encountered ad
verse winds that compelled him to turn
back. He alighted west of Calais at 2:10
o'clock, aga'n ascended, pointing his aero
plane toward I lover.
Lost In the r'isj.
. Grace was Bonn enveloped In the fog that
had become more df-nse. Those who saw
the start say he took a northeasterly
course. It Is evident that he lost his bear
ings, for had he had his proper d'rectlon.
he would have reached Dover without
' trouble, for he lind In, power and his
.aeroplnne must hnve behHved well. Instead
of 'approaching Dover, however, he was
algiacd Inter far to (he northeast, over the
. rlho win Viiii..!: the encotrtffngly dangeroua
shonls that extend off the southeast coast
of Knslnnd some seven mlks east of Deal.
At ih'a ixilnt the airman made a grave
mistake In Ids reckon'hg, for .with , land
but a few miles to the west, he veered to
the east, and when last seen was heading i
over the North sea. At this point he Was
swallowed up by the fos. and since then
except for the nenatlve Inference! to be
' deduced from the absence of news, noth
ing whatever has tramplred to throw light
on h s movements.
Wi-rtil Aid In Search.
A falHo report that he had landed at
Deal for a t me cheered anxious friends,
hut when this was disprovid. every "possi
ble resource was appealed to to find him.
The warship and merchant vessels along
the east const were Instructed to keep a
sharp lookout, but the r wireless exchanges
were all of the same tenor-nothlng
of the airman. Meantime, automobile par-
t ea scoured lha coast In the hope that
Grace had descended ot some out of-the-
This afternoon Ills frlenda clung to the
ihnt Hut a v lii tor through a tilscoverv !
of his error in reckoning or by some lucky i ",an had du J tl,e Police .at once Instl
rh.no,,, bad r.achrd the coast of Suffolk ! tu,ed " ",v ''MtU.n. Medical authorities
or Norfolk, while the more optimistic I ,ild ',he hod be"n dd b"ut '0
i.ik,rt of - record fl tht III the north cf i toura. The body was taken to the morgue.
Fngland. Here saaln the wish was father
to the thought, and grave doubt of the air
man's aafety was fell generally.
Many vsrels arrived from the North sea
during the day, but none brought word of
tirnec n Sportsninii Atlntor.
Particular 'nten-st I- felt In the present
aaxenture. as uraee a spoi i-.imn-uviaior
gather than a prurctsumai nyrr. lie lias
broken no world's records, but ha made
.nme potable Hfchts lltf was born in Chile
about thirty years as;o. tile son of th.- bite
John Grace of the baiililntf home of W. K.
Gieoe Co., New York. Formur Mayor
:iace of the American metropolis was his
uncle, lie was graduated from Columbia
un' erslty. and when his parents fame to
this countrv to live he studied at Oxford.
Slice the death of his father he has mndi i
hla borne wlt'i his mother here. He hns j
long been Interes'ed In spor's and Is a '
member of the Ro al Aero club. ,
I.Ike mo'l alators. he has had ;i fe-.v j
tumbles but nomi proved ser ous. He f.rst ;
nitiarted wide .mention, when his aero- j
i.Iu.w- si ui rniv .'ii'pc:reti out iie mir.
'I he HIUM
-...I iicr the I tr tiwh
1 off Shecrncfci.
Al h n.ive the navy
ph.: -l.:rV; the I oi-.vliiUt cs of u Irxli 1 ) as in-
.1 lilu ui of v ar.
lie usil a Wrl-ht machine at tin' time
ami. afier lin..ni. ih" harbor, tlew f fty
inilcn n fi'tv ': miuulex. r:sni!; at ivie
luiie to a h i, ':.' u' 1 "i f 1 ;. Tills was on
Alill 'i "1. 'ii'l 'r.e.e rccntlr lie I. us
Liven Rewrul fi U i.il d xh.bit'ons.
GENERAL BONILU DISAPPEARS
lluinlnriia Ho iilull nit la Reported
lit He on Ynv to Hoard Mcauirr
XK'.V UIU.KANS. Dec 23 -Coincident
with l! e departure late yotcnla of the
steamer Hotmt, cGnira! Manuel Ponll a
f u rv r pri sl1. nt of Honduras. General
I.e I hriM mas. foliller of foiu.m. and one
i.f t' e e'.lo:s of the alleiji d revolutionary
i"-,- nlr.i t :. n against Prtsi-lcnt Pavala
f 1 ior.ilai ; and severil Aneii.'.ir.s. ulvi
l.i' c m n b rvl. e in Cen'i l! Amer'.c-n
war-', dis.ippcsrfd from th'.s ell:.
That the llomet took n r'.i mil
uuutinnitloti after saiilni; from ti:i port
and thai i; Is planning an att ui. mi one
f the gi:lf ports of Handuras will b
reported to the State dci artmrnt todav by
the llondiiran minister, with a request
that His countrV intercept the allesed
f .libuMer. It was announced here.
fired t-n times at the ducks, killing a
few and crippling others.
Aft'r pursuing the sport for more than
half an hour 'l.al ham landed successfully
at the club' house. A group of guests of
the club-stood on a knoll overlooking the
hooting grounds and watched the sport.
Carrjintf the loaded weapon across his
lap, the aviator sat quietly In his machine
as he approached the shooting grounds.
Once In the vicinity of the marshes the '
water fowl rose, frightened by the ap-
pearance of the aerial monster. Flying '
directly over the club house JLatham chased '
them out to sea, pursuing them mote than
three miles. '
De Aulby Defense
Plays New Card
Art Expert Called to Pass on Paint
ings Awaiting Trial on Charge of
Conducting Gambling House.
TOURS, France. Dec. 23. The defense
played another card at the opening of to
day's session In the trial of "Count" and
"Countess" D'Aulby de Qatigny, charged
with swindling, by revealing the fact that
M. Belleuse, the art expert called by the
prosecution to pass on the authenticity ot
the defendant's picture Is now awaiting
trial on a charge of conducting a gambling
house In Paris.
The appointment of this expert was sug
gested by the complainant, the Duchess de
t'holseul-Piaslln, formerly Mrs. Charles II.
palne of Boston. Belleuse characterized
D'Aulby's paintings aa mostly worthless
copies and their owner aa an audacious
trafficker, playing on the credulity of art
M. Bernard asked for the Immediate
designation of another expert. The Incident
censed a tumult In the court room. Ber
nard followed up thla disclosure by calling
M. Desmoulin, a painter, who testified that
of such of D'Aulby'a pictures as he had
seen ,one certainly was an original master
piece and the others are rxellent copies.
M. Dutlllett, who was delegated by the
duchess to settle tip her affairs with
D'Aulby, testified that tho Pit r refused o
t-.egotiate with him, rrfs.-iif him to his
Uwyer. D'Aulhv's attorney, the witnecs
ruld. auggsated the pay, mo. by Mm. l'ulne
of VOO.Oul). bu I'e wllnes.4 could not s.iy
whether Nl money . wat tn be Ii 'tfwut
fir tlio" ret'im of let t era aliened t j iv
ln written to D'Aulby by the Batches,
or in settlut loi.t' of the ;J?.lue omriict. or
. Dutlllott , undei stood it was Mademe
D'Aulby who had lnsis el i pon tho ay-
ment. Madame D'Aulby d'd not like this
opinion from the witness and protected
agahiBt his statement Invol.hin her.
Unidentified Body is
Found in New York
Corpse of Well Dressed Man About
35 Years Old Picked Up in
M'-W YORK. Dec. 23,-The body of an
unidentified man who from . mark a on his
' clo,,llnK ' believed to have come to this
,-lty fro,n fn Franclaoo was found today
I1" ,h" ''l'u' of a house on- West Forty-
jnintu stnti. just on the border of the big
holer anri amusement district. A hastv ex-
amlnatlon supplied no evidence of bow the
w nere an "OPW will be performed
The man wore clothing of excellent mate
rial and hla .ventral personal appearance
a preposs( flslng. He was about 35 years
I old. weighed In the neighborhood of 170
j pounds ami lucked only an Inch of being
si" feet tall. Nothing except a door key
i was found In his Dockets. Ills riartw h
I ,M)r 0 .me of Mc,-rerdy Broa jj nem
, lro., Pn lYuncisto.
SHORTEST Dv CELEBRATED
tump SL.uvtn, In . Alaska. Holds
Eterrlws rctle flrutberhood
Iturns Prince of Ilnrknesa,
KKAGWAY. Alaska. Dec. 22. Camp Skag
way. No. 1. the mother camp of the Arctic
brotherhood, tonight celebrated the triumph
i-I the sun n.er the lowers of darkness
The fesllvi' s were s mbollc of the lenth
enins duvllKht which bruins immediately
!ftr the shortest day of the year The
i eXei eUer vrre held outdoors
j T'i. brotherhood, in full rcgiiia piiriiK-d
i ami raptured tin- prince of darkness
j driipcd him through the streets to th'
pnh! c common, tied h'm to a stak ami
binned lii lit to ashes, while tomtoms raised
j a ir muni! imp and rireworxs W'rl e mimci.
! Am the fli'i ili"'! mv.iy a tibieau was :in-
ve.l'.i1. rcprcstntlnr the queen f the Arctic
S staled on tli- ld st.il of virtue.
'She .Pins Hat to
Theater Chair and-a Coat
cm ta n
the Mu iii.stlTuulsh. d clti
i ns, alttinu In the fourth row said In
duet, "la t s t:o out and smoke."
tine arise, the Hilar did not. The Other's
emu M'cmul to Id atli kiriK to the back of
Hie theater ch.ilr.
"Hern these Uewiiiv; kliu fiends. said
he otti vice, 'i '.: n l" t.S-U to p ill loose
an 1 txpeetod t.i he.-.r the crack us sound
lab accoio.piir.les . pjratlon from a
: . i - of tii-o-. Ir.g gum
Put a dlff.reiit sound e
.!'.-, i.ie .-o: ud of a rip.
me. 'T.as much
II ,i lr-f ::r.i ejai-iao.se conip miun put'lur h .t . it - ; oh. v ry reciirelv, and
bis hard l aik to help t.ry hJi friend away . bhe hi:d ui(lil t lie rate eaptrt's coat in a
fioin !!:e num. He puiid lis hand birk couple if lulls, llius aecountln for the
aiidiit illy, 'flie band was Mocdlnjj pro- hletllng t snd of the attorney and tho
fusely. jiippad cost of the late expert and the
la a short Urns inure the nitter wjuomt e.aiiiinit) of bulb.
MASS IN CONTEST
Four South Dakotans Said to Be in
Running for Place Judge Car
GAMBLE IS BACKING ELLIOTT
His Candidate Has Endorsement of
AIKINS IN CAPITAL IN PERSON
Has Made Personal Visit to President
in Own Behalf.
NORRIS HAS A NEW AMENDMENT
Conference Since Adjournment of
(onirrin Haa Aarreed Ipea Plan
to Head Bill by Title
Only In House.
( From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON. Dee. 23. (Special Tele-
gram.) Many candidates are now In the
ruce for appointment to the United States
circuit court vacancy caused by the eleva
tion of Judge Carland to the court of com
merce. The list of South Dakotana who
may be said to have a chance haa been
reduced to about four, these being J. D.
Klliott. D. F.. Guffney, Frank It. A. Alk!ns
and Charles S. Whitney. Judge Alkina has
been In Washington, haa seen Mr. Taft
and entered hla own plea In person for the
vacant Judgeship. It was learned today
at the capltol that a delegation of friends
Is en route to Washington to urge the
president to name their man for the place.
Senator Gamble la backing John I).
Klliott and Is re-enforced with an excep.
tlonally warm endorsement for his candi
date from friends of Mr. Elliott through
out the state. Mr. Elliott has the unani
mous endorsement of the supreme court of
South Dakota, the governor, lieutenant
governor, and. In fact, apparently nearly
all the leading lawyers of the state. San
ator Gamble has !n hand these various en
dorsements and tomorrow will lay them
before President Taft
orris Would Read Title.
Representative Norris of Nebraska, the
insurgent republican whose resolution in
stigated the rules fight In the house last
March, will, after the holidays. Introduce!
the proposed amendment to permit reading
the title only, Instead of the entire bill, on
a motion to discharge a committee from
further consideration of a measure.
Mr. Norris and other republicans have
been In conference Blnce Speaker Cannon
rendered his ruling a few days ago that
on such motions the bill must be read In
its entirety. Mr. Norris said the speaker's
decision was wrong.
BIDS FOR CAISSONS OPENED
.ak)Ar Penhle- l 4nnneetH)n 1 1 1 a
Application of F.lab t-llour
, Law Not Decided.
WASHINGTON. Dec. I2.-Blda for the
construction of the caissons for the dry
docks now In process of building at Pearl
harbor, Hawaii naval station; the Puget
sound fWasli.) navy yard and the New
York navy yard were opened at the Navy
The caissons are built In the shape of
vessels and constitute the gates to the dry
The labor problem raised In connection
with the work, Involving the application
of the eight-hour law to the construction
of the caissons, waa not decided by the
attorney (frneral, who said the question
waa beyond his Jurisdiction.
Tn the event the unions raise the ques
tion It wll! be a subject for judicial deter
mination. The lowest bidder for the New York
caissons was the Snare Trlest company
of New York, whose price waa $122,980, The
Moran company of Seattle was the lowest
bidder for the other two caissons, their
propi sal for the Pearl Harbor calsspns be
ing $110,000 and for the Puget Sound struc
SULPHUR STORY FROM ROME
It amor that Italy Will Prevent
Americans from Sernrlst Yal
sable Deposits In Tripoli.
ROME, Dec. 13. In spite of the denial
from official quarters, certain newspapers
continue to assert that a naval expedition
to Triixill is being prepared with the pur
pose chiefly of preventing the sulphur nilnes
there from falling Into the hands of Amer
icans. The report claims that an American!
archaeological expedition to Tripoli
aimed to ascertain the extent of the coun
try's production In order to relieve the
I'nlted States from the necessity of Import
ing Sicilian sulphur.
I MURDER AT WELLINGTON, KAN
Uodr of Aiiiai Ithfiilea,
Killed Tilth Hatchet,
In Ilia Home.
WFJ.UNUTON. Kan.. Dee. T3 - Amos
Rhodes. 40 years old. car Inspector for tlie'ing further leave dining periods of dla
AtehiHon, Toeka & Santa Fe Railway i ability, net exceeding twelve additional
company, was found dead In his home here j uiciiths with PV at & per cent of his
today. The family Is out of town on u Uegular salary ! a railway postal c!,-r,i
visit. The police are searching for a who Is so seriously Injured as not to be
oiiiij; ma, i who was seen with Rho.lei : abl ' P rcMiine duty at the expiration of
la-! niuht. The murder was committed tw months.
with a hat iiet.
and the stuck nidn was sep- I
irated from the chair. The free man was
certain Kansas City attorney of au- !
1 r- r.ic
iirt and Interstate Commerce
, ommNsion fain". Th
man wiio had clung I
or to whom the I
: to the tluater i hair
jlluvter c aslr hud chin
was a freight
I tabs expit v ho Ins saved Omaha
! pel pi: ny i ho.i-ar.i! of dollars.
J H ma nt hewing gam which
! mi.cilugi d him. Not at all. The vuung !
j woman in tile u tt Whind him had pinned j
her hat with its l.at: m u the bai k of the I
'siot In f i i nt h r and she had pin:id i
xV Tv VTs. f AM AuAIN
From the Philadelphia North American.
RAILROADS' PAY FOR MAILS
Postoffice Department's New Order
Results in Considerable Saving.
HEAVY TOLL ON LINES OF CLERKS
Year Jnst Closed Breaks Record In
Number of Injnrlea Sustained by
Men on the Road Ocean
WASHINGTON. Dec. IS.-Condltlons of
railway and ocean mall service are dis
cussed fully In the annual report of Joseph
Stewart, second assistant postmaster gen
eral, submitted today to Tostmaster General
A considerable savin was effected dur
ing the year by the bureau of the second
assistant, which Is charged with the au
thorization and direction of the transporta
tion of both domestic and foreign malls.
The aggregate cost of the transportation
of domestic malls during the year was
t8I.70H.433.6S: while the cost of foreign malls
waa S3.U2.30C. 46. Notwithstanding the In
creased amount of mall handled the per
centage of Increase In the cost was .ohly
1.15 per cent.
During the year S.37T. mall routes were in
operation, covering a distance of 220.730
miles. The dlstanoraveled by tlvajtiattl
if -Hie United Hlatew -w 42a.3.m5 'uHWf
The amount of money necessary for rail
road transportation for the fiscal year
ending June SO, 1M2, Is IIK.9KI.000. being B.6
per cent more than the appropriation for
the current fiscal year.
Order Affects Railroads.
In every Instance possible the policy of
equalizing the rato of pay for the transpor
tation of mall by railroad routes on the
basis of lowest cost has been followed.
The department has saved $i;,r4.4i by the
operation of the new method, of adjusting
pay, to and Including the present fiscal
year. Sixteen railroad companies have
tiled suit against the I'nlted States, at
tacking the validity of the order of the
postmaster general In readjusting the rate
of pay. I
Particular diligence has been manifested
by tho department in lis Inquiry Into the
cost to railroad companies of carrying the
The need for Improved ocean mail service
again Is called to the attention of the con
gress. The passage of an act to authorize
the postmaster geneijil to pay for ocean
mail service In vessels of the second-class
on routes to South America, the Philippines,
Japan, China and Australia! at a rate per
mile hot exceeding the rate applicable to
vessels of the first-class as provided In the
act of May 3. 1S91, will. It Is believed, en
able the department to secure contract
service to these, parts of the world.
Postal Clerks Killed.
During the- year there were 446 railroad
accidents in which postal, clerks were
either killed or Injured or In which mail
matter waa lost or damaged. Twenty
clerks, four substitutes and three mall
weighers were killed, ninety-eight Berlouslr
and 617 slightly Injured. The year was more
disastrous In the number of clerks killed on
the railroads than any In the history of
. . J.i!nn. maA hv Mr
Among ine reniiiiniriiii"
Stewart are the following:
That the department be enabled to read
Just the comiiensatlon for the transporta
tion of mall on railroad routes during the
four years' term.
"hat the postmaster general be authorized
t i pay for the service m "
. second class in carrying the mails to var
Wn's j Ioum ports in South America and the far
hat salaries of supervisory officers of
tile rallwav mall service ne increases.
; That authority of law be given for grant- i
That thirty days annual leave of absent'
be uranted to railway poxtal clerks.
That provision be made for the retirement
of Incapacitated or superannuated railway
The Bee gains all
It is iirint'mjr tothiy nearly
4 more columns of wnnt mis
than it printou this day a
year ago. Its nearest com
jietitor is running today a
ijuarter of a ctilumn less than
it ran a year ago this day.
Call Tyler 1000 and tell us what
jour wants are. The cheerful rtaff
111 pi opart' yjur aa o that It will
bring results auJ relieve you of all
Dispute is Reaching
an Acute Stage
Sudden Break in Negotiations Would
Cause No Surprise Interested
Parties Refuse to Talk.
CHICAGO, Dec. 23. The wage dispute be
tween the Brotherhood of locomotive En
gineers and the sixty-one railroads west.
norHi n . . i . . ., , . i i
... ...... wmii oi L.n cago luuny wnwiio
eriti. oi ., i. , . . . a
critical and It was admitted that a sudden
break in negotiations would not be unex-
pected. None of the parties to the con
troversythe board of railroad managers,
Grand Chief Warren 8. Stone of the Broth
erhood or Mediator Charles P. Nelll would
say anything touching on the situation.
Elsewhere It waa learned, however, that
despite the fact the two parties were only
a trifling percentage of the present wage
schedule apart, each side" saw In the ef
forts of the other matter of grave import
which overshadowed the mere dollars and
Grand Jury Keports
on Rodriguez Case
Inquisiors Find No Clue to Identity
of Men Who Burned Mexican
PAN ANTONIO. Tex.. Dec. 2S.-Advlcea
from Rock Springs today state that the
grand Jury charged with the Investigation
of the burning at the stake of Antonio
Rodriguez, the Mexican who murdered
Mia. Jim Henderson, wife of a well
known ranchman and which crime Imme
diately preceded the outbreaks against
Americans In Mexico, has reported to the
oi;rt that it has no indictments to preaent.
The Jury Informed Judge Burns that Us
Investigation had disclosed the fact that
Rodriguez was burned as stated, but that
no testimony had been presented tending
to establish the Identity of the men form
ing the mob.
Secret service agents of the federal gov
ernment were present and aided In the
Investigation. It la said that they have
forwarded a special report to the state
department at Washington.
ROOSEVELT WILL TALK TO
Former President Will Re Guest of
Honor at Hanqurt In Xeve
York Janaarr 81a. . .
N K W YORK, Dec. 23 -The Periodical
Publishers' Association of America will
hold its annual dinner at the Waldorf
Astoria on the evening of January 6, and
former President Roosevelt will bo the
guest of honor and will make the princi
pal speech. This will be Colonel Roose
velt's first public utterance in New York
rlnce the election. Champ Clark and otheis
JAPANESE DIET S OPENED
Kniperor la Indisposed and
Speerh Is Read tijr Premier
TOKIO. Dec. 23,-The Diet was opened
today. The emperor being Indisposed, was
not present and the speech from the
thn ne was read by Marquis Katsura, the
primler and minister of finance. Referring
to the annexation of Korea and the con
vention with Russia. the throne em
phasizes the necessity for the maintenance
of peace In the far east. The houses,
after voting replies, adjourned to Jan
Spanish Cortes Passes Padlock
Bill by Decisive Majorities
MADRID, Dec. 23 After a stormy all
ni;ht i-esaion tlie chamber of deputies to
day passed the Kovrrnment's "padlock
hill" by a vote of 108 lo 20.
This i.s a notable victory f.r Premier
i anuleju. obtained utter a b.tter fight
involving nut cnVy tue opposition in Spain,
but of the Vatican, whose seal of disap
proval was set upon the legislation even
before It had been Mihmitted to the Corws
As originally drawn the bill prohibited
the crtalh n of further rellyluus estab
ilghimnts in t lie country until the revision
cf the concordat had hen completed or
definite laws on the subject passed. In
I tie ser.ate the government accepted the
amendment of Iiaron Facre lirlo limiting
the period of Inteid'otlon against new con
i ienations to two years.
i;iie sel.a'.e I asm d the measure oil N.i
vnnber 4. the ote being H'J to is. Th
majority in the upper chamber was greater
than had hern anticipated. Its passage in
ll.a lower Luuu bad been expo-cud.
PATIENT ATTACKS HIS NURSE
Life and Death Fight with Insane
Man in Cincinnati Hospital.
FOUR PERSONS BADLY INJURED
violent Man Who Was trnpped to
Cot erure n l.arue Knife, Cuts
nonda nnd Sthn Three
CINCINNATI. O., Dec. !3. Serious Injury
, . . . ,i- .
to two nurses and two patients and minor
' . " , ,.,. ,,. rM
hurts to several other Inmates of the City
hospital, resulted today from a life and
death fight with an Insane man weighing
215 pounds and armed with a knife.
Following are the seriously Injured:
T. N. Smith, night nurse, tendons and
arteries of wrist severed.
E. F. Mitchell, day nurse, femoral artery
In rlgh thigh cut, five other stab wounds
In side and hands.
Will Howe, patient. Blabbed In left side
below heart, may die.
Ferdinand Hoffman, rattent. cuta and
bruises over the head, received while being
Hoffman became violent yesterday and
was strapped to a cot. Tie obtained a
knife In some manner and cut his bonds,
hurting Jilmself upon Smith. -'
Mitchell and Howe were cut when they
went to Smith's aid, Hoffman keeping up
the struggle until William F. Kuhlman.
nurse In an adjoining ward, struck him on
the head wtlh a heavy cane.
BURGLARS LEAVE EXPLOSIVE,
SAFE REPAIRER IS KILLED
Sledaehammer Itlow on Door Causes
Nitroglycerin In Rsplode with
CHICAGO. Dec. 23 -Attempts of burglars
two weeks ajro to roh a building In Klm
mel, Ind., are said to have been the cause
of a man's dealh In Chicago today. The
victim was trying to repair the damage
done to a safe a fortnight ago. The safe
had been brought to a repair' company
here and Stephen Pavletlk. a safe repairer.
endeavored to open the door, which had !
been wedged shut and the combination dial
A sledge hammer blow on the door to
straighten a corner touched a charge of
nitroglycerin which had been behind the
door ever since the attempted robbery. The
safe door waa blown across the room,
crushing the repair man's head like an
eggshell. The explosion created consider
able commotion In the business district.
LIFE TERM FOR "CANDY KID"'
I, el ah Hhodns. professional Rnndll,
Confesses Murder of Two Men
CHICAGO. Dec. 23. Leigh Rohdes, known
as the "Candy Kid robber" to the police.
who when arrested In Fast St. I.ouls I
for burglary a month ago, confessed to I
two murders In Chicago because be said
he preferred a murder trial In Chicago to '
a burglary trial In Hast St. I.ouls, today
n.oe.eeo t r mi m em.
victims were Dr. William S. Mlchalls and
Anton Helblg. a contractor, both of whom
In addition to the life Imprisonment.
Judge Kersten also sentenced Rhodm to
eerve three Indi te: initiate terms of lin
prlsonment. each from one year to life
Imprisonment. This was to forestall pos
sible applications for parole later, It was
Rhodus pained his police characteriza
tion from his confession that he i.l
robbed more than 100 persona In ("ilmm
so that his young bride might havo candy j 1 ; v,'a'" l f H71 Ki"-'' wl,1"w '' will re
and confections. j celve $1.:: iti ca ti.
of the Caoital iin i stun lit company. Sidman
i Mi llie, its reputed head, mid a score of Its
The objection to the mraaure by the Holy nu Ioms end William J. I.loyd, district
See was based on the contention that I traffic manager of the Wisti-m fnlon
w hereas negotiations were under way f,,r j Telegi a h l oripaiiy, following the raid on
the revision of the concordat of 1ST, . Spain i the lin tit ment company a week ao, as
could not In food faith adopt any Icsisla- ' u n i 11 -d bin ketshop. today van put off
tlon adversely affecting the confe-reatlons unUI December IK at the request of goy
i.nUI these negotiations bad been concludeil. ! ei nm nt atlorm H.
ii was riaiin. a mat In the meantime thel
status quo should be maintained.
i anaiejas itiHisiiu iqion a program of
rfilgloiis liberty and maintained that the 1
'"""n o.eiru iy irm pauioeK l:ll Uai
not properly a subject of diplomatic
cliunite betneen Madi.d and Rome. In
this attliudo he haa appeared to have tin I NKW YORK, Dec. 23 -As a result of (he
sii port of King Alfonso. Mjoh blttcrnoa dirasiir in the ecaviit:on of the New York
was engendered, and Canalejas. Iiiuinelf Ontial :ai!i jad on Jl in' ii v . Theresa Ioch
an avowed Cat'uolic, bore the brunt of man. a ilr -ss:naker, died toGay In lb llevue
the tieriral opposition. Aa a consequence huf p.tnl. She was walking alonK 1-xlng-of
the unchanged position of the f nern- i ton avenue al the I me of the xplos.on and
ment and the Vatican, the ncg.itUi.on I w a t-tinik by a biam which hud 'been
over the concordat were Interrupted a.nl 1 blow u lion, the excavation. i I c r del
the relations between Madrid and the Holy j mal.es tnu twelfth n suiting from Ilia .X
iSee .-vtrtl strained. I i.los.oii.
DOLLAKS JJOLL IN
Fifty Thousand Dollars Pledged for
Families of Firemen Who
Perished in Chicago.
TWENTY-FOUR ON DEATH LIST
Work of Recovering Bodies Goes
with Ruins Still Blazing.
INQUEST SET FOU WEDNESDAY
Son Collapses When Father is Taken
from Mr.s3 cf Debris.
FIGHT CONTINUES THROUGH DAY
Firemen Compelled tn Rattle Ttlth
flames to nre Adjoining; Hnlld
Inits Two More Men Are
Injured In Morning.
CHICAGO. Dee. 23. Alexander D. t.an
non, captain In the fire department, injured
at the stock yards fire here yesterdsv.
died late today. This make the official
list of dead, twenty-four.
Coroner Hoffman, following a day't In
vest lirntlon with members of a Jury, an
nounced tliHt the In. ntcst will be opened
next Wednesday morning.
A peculiarly pathetic scene occurred at
the fire thin afternoon when the body of
Captain Dennis Doyle, tho Inst to be re
covered, was taken from the ruins. Ilpe
man Fdward Doyle, a son of the captain,
collapsed w hen his father's body waa found.
Firemen early till afternoon announced
they were confident they had the Btoek
yards fire, which yesterday brought death
to Fire Marshal James Horan and twenty
three others, under control, and that they
believed they would bo able to save ware
house No. ii, the third of tho Immense
structures to he attacked by the flames.
Warehouses, Nob. 6 and 7, which were de
stroyed, with their Immense stocks, and a
tallow house. In a comlete loss, but the
fire wall between warehouse No. 5 and
the destroyed buildings waa holding early
In the afternoon. i
Through the nl;ht fir waa shooting high
through .the roof of two Morris buildings
adjoining the one In ruins.
Relief committees met today and formu
lated plans to raise a fund In aid of the
widows and orphans. Fifty thousand dol
lare has already been pledged for the re
This morning the fire waa Bt 111 burning
fiercely. From warehouse No. 8 the flamea
were leaping to othnr buildings.
The falling of the walls and the scatter
ing of burning timbers caused a temporary
retreat of the firemen. The men were lined
up to throw water on a point In warehouse
No. 8. Buddenly when the walls toppled,
the alarm was given for the men to retire.
They reached safety Just In time, although
many of them received minor burns. Cap
tain Windhelin, , who was badly bnrned,
was one of the last to get out, Sheridan,
the clerk, was knocked off a high platform,
falling on the back of a passing fireman.
Fire Marshal James Horan. wh6 met
denth, and to ' the twenty-three others,
nearly all of whom were firemen, nt the
I'nlon Stock yarda fire, will be given a pub
lie funeral which shall have something of
a military character.
The common council, a regiment of cav
alry, a Biiuadron of mounted police and
plH toons of police and firemen on foot,
with public bodies and seml-publle organ
izations, leading the concourse of citizens,
who are expected to ask to be permitted
to show their affection for "Rig Jim," as
the marshal was popularly known, will be
At a special meeting of the council today
a committee of fifteen was appointed tn
look after the funeral, and It waa agreed
the clly would pay for all funeral expenses,
fu'rnlah free medical aid to all Inlured and
continue for at b ast six months the pay
of firemen killed. Mayor Russe has taken
personal charge of arrangements and an
nounced today he thought the funeral
would be held Monday.
TeleKiams of sympathy and regret earns
from many quarterts today, the fire minis
ter of Ixindon. Kngland, Joining the five
chief of Seattle, Wash., those of New
York, St. I.ouls, Ios Angeles. Minneapolis,
Havana, and other places In sympathetic
PK.H KOIl VICTIMS' WIDOW
Families of Men Killed at Phlta-
ilelnhln to Re tared Knr,
Pim.ADKI.PHIA. Dee. 23 The number
of dead as the result of the leather fac
tory fire of Wednesday night still stands
at fourteen with all firemen and police
men accounted for.
Helmets from the hosolt&la were all en-
f rollrHvrhlr t()(lay aild u turnout all the
i Injun d flrfiiien and policemen will
i cim,,mn f William Glasler,
wan pinned beneath the ruins fur moro
than twelve hum a and who was taken
out alive. Ih much Improved.
The titUeiiH priinuneiit relief commllirn.
at a iiieetim,' at the mayor's office this
uftcinoon, r: in ii a call for tho raising oi
;:...'.0 for the benefit of the widows and
ehlM.ia of I he fourteen dead men. A ptn
Hon of $.0 u month will be Klveti to each
wid'iw uml fii a month to each child under
!M HIE HEARIP.3 IS POSTPONED
t of I leu 'I of Capllul luiialinrat
torn puny ( liter for
CHICAGO. Dec. 2:1. Preliminary hearing
VICTIM OF EXPLOSION IS DEAD
I In rra l.mii iiiuii, Who IVm Hurl lu
Ni'ii oi l. C entral Kx plosion.
Die of Ir.lurlra.
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