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VOL. XLI NO. 1X).
OMAIIA, THURSDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 12. 1911 -TWELVE PAOKS.
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
TAKE WU CHANG
Capital of Eich and Populous
Province of Hu Feb. is in Hands
OMAHA MAN CHOSEN VICE PRES
IDENT OF GRAIN DEALERS.
DODGE AS CH1F"
Yes, Ma's Home Again
EEVOLT EXTENDS TO THE ARMY
Nearly Entire Garrison Joins Upris
lng When Men Are Beheaded.
MOVEMENT WELL ORGANIZED
Military Commander Assassinated
and Viceroy Forced to Flee.
ALL FOREIGNERS ARE SAFE
Efforts Being Made to Prevent
Trouble from Spreading to
Hiorkew, Just Acros the
HANKOW, China. Oot. IX Th foreign
consul at a conference decided not to
comply with the Chines request that they
employ foreign gunbott to prevent the
revolutionaries from oroslng the rlvsr
to Hankow. The revolutionaries ent a
clroular note to the consuls asking that
foreigner remain neutral and aaaurlng
them that they would not be harmed.
HANKOW, China, Oot. lL-Th revolu
tionaries have won a notable victory,
gaining possession of the city of Wu
Chang after a battle with the loyal
troopa that began yesterday and con
tinued well Into last night. ,
Today the foreign residents had not
been molested. The revolutionary com
mittee Issued a proclamation exhorting
Its foUowera not to harm the cttlsens of
other countries. The fact that the
wishes of the committee have been re
spected thus far while reassuring to
other nationals In Itself a sinister sign
for the government at Peking; at It In
dicates that the rebellious movement Is
now more thoroughly organised,.
Five gunboats are now In the river In
readiness to protect Hankow should the
necessity arise. The foreign cousuls
have also telegraphed their governments
asking that warships be sent to th
I scene. American and Japanest cruisers
are expected here today, while several
gunboat are hastening hither.
Prisoner Beheaded la Street.
According to th officials, uprising in
( Wu Chans was planned for last Monday
i night. Th plot was discovered early
', that evening and thirty-two arrests war
mad. Deaiclng to terrorise the revolu.
! tlonarie. four of th prisoners were b.
, headed In th street before th vteeroy't
j yamen yesterday.
; The energetic action of th authorities
' did not appear to have had the desired
effect. Immediately after th execution
a portion of the government artillery
force within the city mutlnlsed and the
uprising was precipitated.
The dlraffeetlon In th artillery spread
to other forcea and th revolutionaries
took advantage of th situation,' They
started fires in many parts of the city
and attacked such troops as refused to
Join them. The forces that remained
loyal were overcome.
The viceroy sent a message to Faking
urgently requesting th tmmedlat dis
patch of warships from Tien Tsln. Fi
nally seeing that further resistance wa
useless th viceroy fled the city and
found refuge on a private yacht that was
lying in th river. The willtary com
mander was assassinated.
Capital of Populous Province,
Wu-Chang Is the capital of th eentra.1
province of Hu-Peh and a town of about
C00.000 Inhabitant. It I situated just
across the Tang-Tee Klang river from
: widespread disaffection throughout China.
I Hankow and in a sense the two may b
! regarded a th same city of 1,600,000
Hankow la th great trading center for
all central China, but Wu-Chang takes
precedence over It In political Importance.
Aa the capital of the province and th
eat of governmenut of the viceroy It ha
I a great population of officials, Including
ail th high provincial mandarin and
! the mandarin responsible for th gov
' ernment of the city and the prefecture.
The province of Hu-Peh.a name which
may be translated "north lake." is con
siderably laiger than England and Wsles
put together and has a popuation of
Wu-Chang and Hankow, as great trad
, centers and porta for ocean steamers bav
j both felt to a considerable extent the In
fluence of western civilization ideas.
Royal Troops Flee to Hankow.
Today the loyal troopa fled across tho
river, followed by the bullets of the In
surgents. A fugitive colonel of the Chi
nese army Informed the correspondent
of th Associated Preta at Hankow that
I the entire provincial army of Hu Peh,
, with the exception of three thousand
men mutlned. The proclamation of the
revolutionary committee threatened with
decapitation any one who assaulted a
The movement alms at the overthrow
of th Manchua, the reigning dynasty.
IOWA COLLEGE PRESIDENT
IS CALLED TO LOS ANGELES
LOS ANGELE8. Cal . Oct. lf-i Special
Telegram. 1Rev. Kdward Campbell, pres
ident of Bellevlew college, Storm Lake.
' la., ha been unanimously called to the
largest Presbyterian church In thla city.
HI answer ha not yet been received.
For Nebraaka Generally fair.
For Iowa Generally fair.
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F. 8. COWGILL.
GRAIN MEN CLOSE MEETING
Frank S. Cowgill of Omaha Elected
Second Vice President.
1912 CONVENTION IN THE EAST
Resolutions Are Passed Deprecating
the Issuance of Nil rue rone and
Often Inrellable Private
E. M. Wayne of Delavan, 111., was
re-elected president of the Grain
Dealer' National association. .. . Klr-
wan of Baltimore was elected first vice
president and Frank S. Cowgill of Omaha
second vice president.
Directors elected were. R. W. Forbell,
New York City; Charles D. Jones. Nash
ville, Tenn.; William Bell, Milwaukee;
James L. King, Philadelphia; John K,
Marfield. Minneapolis; A. F. Leonhardt.
New Orleans; W. C. Goffe, Kansas City;
G. J. Boney, Wilmington. N. C.
The directors re-elected Secretary J. F.
Courcler of Toledo and named Norfolk,
Vs.. for the 1912 meeting. The convention
closed with the Installation of officer.
Resolutions Are Passed.
Among th resolutions paused were
these of great Importance to the trade:
Resolved. That w deprecate the Is.
suance and dissemination of the numerous
and in many Instances very unreliable
Whereas. Criticism has been directed
at the several markets aud centera In
reference to the bids that are made for
certain grades of grain -'or better," for
example lor ,-o. A corn or oetter. and
in a similar way for other gradea, on
the theory that the seller mi therehv
prlved of the proper benefits that should
accrue to him on the higher gradej;
tnererore. oe it
Resolved. That the Grain Dealers' Na
tional asuoolHtlon recommends that the
various markets be requested to take such
action as will brine about a change In
the practice and custom, so that the pur
chases of grain at Interior points be on
trie net grades.
Resolutions were passed commending
the American Telephone and Telegraph
company for Ita promptness In making
improvements to meet the demands of
the grain trade and expressing assurance
that the present situation in regard to
night rates will be handled with due con
sideration to the needs of the grain men.
The present convention is regarded aa
one of the most successful In the history
of the organization. Six hundred and
fifty delegates are registered only fifty
less than the association's banner attend
ance at Chicago and St. - Louis.
Des Moines Carmen
Will Not Walk Out
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
DES MOINES, la.. Oct. 11 (Special
Telegram.) The street car situation
reached another culmination late this
afternoon, when the tv.o arbitrators
agreed upon John A. Ouihcr of Wlnterart
as the third member of the arbitration
Mr. Guiher is a lawyer of ability and
is (satisfactory to all parties. He wa
found and accepted at once. At th
same time Mr. Gllbertaon, who had pre
tously been agreed upon, waa found In
Minnesota and he agreed to act. but said
he could not come at once. He waa
dropped and Mr. Guiher will act as ar
bitrator. This put an end to Immediate
danger of a strike.
Get Their Pay
CHICAGO. Oct. lt-The 4.000 striking
shopmen formerly employed at the Bum
side shops of the Illinois Central railroad
wer paid their wagca for September to
day. The pay roll aggregated $00,000, and
a large force of clerks was busy a great
part of the day disbursing the checka.
The strikers were paid from four booths
wbich previously had been built In the
feuce surrounding the plant.
SPRING FIELD. III.. Oct. U -On th
application of the Illinois Central rail
road Judge Humphrey in the United
Btates circuit court todav Ixaued a tem
porary Injunction restraining strikers
from Interfering with the road in the
southern district of Illinois. A hearing
on th motion for a permanent injunction
will b held November
by Yaquis in Arizona
WABASH, Ind.. Oct. ll.-Mr Rena
RMgeway received word today from
government engtieers In Artsona that her
husband. Oliver Rldgeway. a government
engineer. h,id been massacred by Yaqui
IiK'innH in a sparsely nettled part of
Anzona. Bcaide the body of Rldgeaay
was found three dead U a lean miners
and eight Indiana.
Society of Army of Tennea.
Elect Him President of Iw
ARCHBISHOP IRELAND COMES
Prelate from St. Paul Greet His
MAXES ADDRESS AT BANQUET
Discusses "American Democracy" at
PEORIA NEXT MEETING PLACE
tholce for Forty-iecond Reunion
rail fpon Thla City In Illinois
(H-orral Grant on Tributes
The forty-lirst annual reunion of the
Society of the Army of the Tennessee and
the observance of the fiftieth anniversary'
of the formation of the army Itsi-lf closed
lust niKht with a brilliant bsnquet In the
ball room of the Urand hotel, at which
nearly 300 covers were. laid. It ended with
every member of the society and the
other veteran organisations expressing
the sentiment that It had been In every
respect one of the most notable and plea
snt In the history of the ocity. At the
banquet Archbishop John Ireland of St.
Paul made the loading address on "Amer
The last of the little official business
to be transacted was the selection of
Peoria, 111., aa the place for holding the
next reunion, and the re-election of the
venerable General Grenvllle M. Dodge as
president, together with the entire pres
ent executive staff This, however, is in
accord with the constitution, which di
rect that each of these officers shall be
annually re-elected as long as he II' es.
The final business meeting was held at
the auditorium of the Elks' club at 10
o'clock yesterday morning. The commit
tees appointed the previous day to name
officers and vice presidents and to aelect
the place for the next meeting reported
There were numerous Invitations from
cities, but the preference, so strongly ex
pressed In favor of Peoria, led by Gen
eral John C. Black and a number of fel
low members who served with Illinois
regiment, swept away consideration of
all other cities.
The date for the meeting was left en
tirely to the executive offleera. but it
will be some time In October. A resolu
tion wa&paxsed inviting the Illinois com
mandary of the Loyal Legion to partici
pate In the reunion. 'The constitution re
quires not less than twelve vice presi
dents and says one of them shall be a
woman, who must be wife or daughter
of a member. This time th committee
recommended the election of twenty and
naed two women and th report was
Tnr officer and vice presidents are:
General Grenvllle M. Dodge, Council
Colonel Cornelius N. Cadle, Cincinnati,
Major W. H. Chamberlain, Roxabelle,
O.. corresponding secretary.
Smith Hlckenlooper, Cincinnati, treas
Vice Presidents Captain R, M. Camp-
bell. Peoria; Captain John Ireland, 8t.
Paul; Captain F. H. Magdenberg, Mil
waukee; Colonel Charles M. Mahon.
North Dakota; Captain Alexander
Haynea, California; Captain Lyman
Banks, Washington; Colonel Edward
Jones, Louisiana; Major Samuel R. Ad
ams. South Carolina; Major George 11.
Richmond. Council Bluffs; Captain
George Ady, Colorado; Major A. M. Van
Dyke, Florida; Captain N. T. fipoor. Ne
braska; Cnptain John B. Cotton, Mis
souri; Captain Woodson Marshall. In
diana; Captain L. M. Chamberlain, Michi
gan; Major R. W. Thrall, Ohio; Captain
Cbarlea E. Putnam, Iowa; Captain J. O
Bverreat, Illlnola; Major R. W. Me-
Cloughry. Kansait; Mrs. Frederick D.
Grant, New fork; Mrs. J. L. Bennett,
Th women vine president were chosen:
Mr. Frederick Dent Grant of New York
and Mrs. J. L. Bennett, wife of Captain
Bennett of Chicago.
Captain mlth of Jacksonville.. III.,
suited the ioclety to adopt a reeolu-'
tlon recommending to congress a pension
for the widow of General Grierson, who
became his wife after the change In the
pension laws of 1. It wa stated that
she was living at Jacksonville in straight
ened financial circumstances. Th re
queet wa granted.
A resolution proposed by General Res
tleur, commander of the Grand Army,
thanking the people of Council Bluffs
and th local veteran and other organi
zations for the splendid entertainment af
forded, was approved. Colonel Cadle,
who was to deliver an address on Boyn
ton' book, "Sherman Historical Raid,"
stated that he could not do so because
the material required bad been delayed
In reaching him and that th paper
would be incorporated In the regular re
port of the meeting.
Archbishop Ireland arrived on one of
th forenoon train and was a central
figure at the Joint reunion, greeting his
old comrades most heartily. General
Black delivered the principal address, elo
quently, necessarily. In many parU. for
General Black can't talk to old soldiers
or about them without becoming elo
quent, because, aa head of the pension
department and soldier throughout
the war, he know more about them than
most men, but Interesting and often
thrilling where he recounted personal In
cidents with which his comrades were
familiar. He told of th fearful havoo
made by hi own regiment, the Thirty
seventh Illinois, which wss stationed be
side the Fourth Iowa at th battle of
Pea Ridge, when they repulsed the con
federate attack by using th Fpencer re
peating rifle for th first Urns. They
became fearful instruments of death at
tieneral Grant Talks.
General Fred D. Grant expressed hi
thank and keen appreciation of th fin
tributes that had been paid to the mem
ory of his father, who had often aald
that he waa successful because he hud
such splendid troopa.
"I often wonder, my comrades, If jou
(Continued on Fourth faga.)
From the Washington Star
ARMISTICE ISAGREED UPON
Italy and Turkey Virtually Decide to
POWERS ACT AS MEDIATORS
Italian, Troop Will Cmttlnue to Oo
to Tripoli, hut There Will Be
Xo Fla-htlus; Online
BERLIN, Oct. 1L It was declared from
an authoritative source today that an
arimstloe had been virtually agreed on
by Turkey and Italy, but that It ha1 not
yet been decided "officially."
It was brought about chiefly through
th efforts of Germany, aided by other
power. Italy continues to send troops
to Tripoli, pending negotiation, but in
th meantime hostilities will not occurr.
TRIPOLI, Oct. 10. The Turk appar
ently do not Intend to abandon Tripoli
to the Italians without further determined
resistance. For several days horsemen
hav been reconnolterlng in the vicinity
of th Italian outposts. Several tlmea at
night they have been dlacovered by the
searchlight of the warships and then
shells drive them back Into the hills.
About 1 o'clock this morning about 8.000
Turkish t rooks with field guns were dis
covered advancing in two columns, with
the evident Intention of recapturing the
town. A large body of natives marched
with the troopa and presented a formida
ble array. The Italian commander had
an Intimation that such an attempt prob
ably would be made and his men were
Met With Artillery Fire.
The Italian guns were well placed and
the Turks were met Itii a hi avy a.rt'1
Ifry and fif e lire, to which they replied
with equal energy. It was moonlight and
the fleet turned the searchlights on the
When th engagement was at Its height,
th battleship and urulser Joined In with
their smaller batteries, directing the
shells to cover the Italian front and
flank. For more than an hour the firing
on shore was continuous, but about ?
o'clock It slackened and gradually ceased.
The Turks retired, but In good order, al
though It Is reported that they suffered
Another body of Turk fried to turn the
Italians' eastern flank, but without suc
cess. The Italian casualties were alight.
The fleet pursued the retreating Turks
with a heavy shell fire until S o'clock In
Looting Work of Criminals.
Th looting by th Arabs, which oc
curred after the bombardment, and the
disorderly flight of the Turkish troops,
was to a great extent the wo: of 4'.;'i
criminals left In prison, who beat down
the doors and escaped. The looters mads
a clean sweep of the vali's palace, the
public building ana the barracks. Noth
ing wss left but the bare walla and a
gieat litter of valuable official doeu-
ffontlnued on Second Pane
ue Sport Page.
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Tracing Small Sums
Paid Out by Senator
MILWAUKEE. Oct. 1l.-Juat what w
done with the small sums of money paid
out of Keliator lea Ac' fctnphenaon'a 1107.793
csmpalgn Mud was inquired Into today
hy the senatorial committee which Is In
vestigating charges of bribery In th sen
ator's election. 8. L. Ferrtn. an attorney
of Superior, Wis., as one of the workers,
distributed over the Mete In the primary
campaign of 1908. told of spending fc.OOo.
He testified that he paid iV) to R. J.
Shields. Shields, who also has been men
tioned In the Investigation of Senator
William Lorlmer. received In addition 1470
from the Stephenson fund. He has been
summoned to appear at this sehnlon.
Despite the teatlmony of J ,1. Blnlne,
the state senator who brought the charges
against Senator Stephenson, that he had
no facts to substantiate them. Chairman
Heyburn announced that the Investigation
will proceed. About seventy-five wlt
nettsea will be examined.
"We want to know more about the ac
tivities of Shields," atd Chairman Hey
burn. Blaine, In hla teatlmony had said, under
t)ie Wisconsin law the giving of any
money to an elector wan lllc-gal, whether
the purpose of giving the money waa law.
ful or not This was one of the principles
on which he had baod hla charges.
Chairman Heyburn said he dissented
from that view as It took away the rights
of electors legally to participate In the
selection of their representatives.
Reaches Kansas City
KANEAS CITY, Mo.. Oct. ll.-C. P.
Rndgers. sea to sea aviator, landed In
Swobe park here at 11:34 a. m. after fly
ing lghty-four miles from Marshall, Mo.,
today. Reaching here he had covered
l.tfc.1 miles since leaving New York and
waa within a tew hours' flight from the
half-way point In his cross-continent
Before settling to earth in the presence
of several thousand persons at the park,
nine miles from the business center, Rod
gers circled above the city hall and down
town streets. He also hovered above the
live stock pavilion at the stock yards,
where several thousand persona attend
ing K atock show watched hi flight.
"Hello folk. This I a bully place and
I've had a fine rooming' flight except
ing that little trouble with the mag
neto down at Blue Springs "
These were Aviator RodgerV first
words as he stepped from his machine
after making a perfect landing on the
The airman said he would leave tor
Parsons, Kan., following tb Missouri,
Kansas A Texas tracks at I o'clock to
morrow morning. He has planned to
go by way of Han Antonio. Tex., and take
the southern routo Into I,o Angeles.
PROMINENT WASHINGTON MAN
MURDERED; FARM HAND HELD
WASHINGTON. Oct. ll.-Fred Spring
man, formerly president and principal
owner of one cf tlie largest express tiana
ler i.oinpaiiu x ip Washington, v aa found
inurdeicd In barn ntar hla home in
f'llnce iJeoige county, Maryland, today.
Harr W. Sllbrook, a Jl-year-old farm
hand, waa arretted charged with th mur
der. Flood at I'urluge, Wis.
l.A(Rf'KHh: Wis. (l.t 11 Ra.nnrt
' huve bun rc lived here of a serious
floud at I'uiUi!!'. U . I'O miles latt
of luru, toward Milwaukee. Four and
on half miles from Milwaukee railroad
tracks are reported washed out.
TAFT TALKS IN OLYMPIA
President Introduces Governor Hay
to School Children.
ADDRESS FROM CAPITOL STEPS
State of Wsahlnsrtoa Cnngstnlated
nn Its Workmen's Compensation
Ant and Other Prosrreealrr
OLTMPI.k, Wash., Oot. a-Th Taft
special rserhed th capital of Washing
ton on time. Th president was driven
with Governor Hay Immediately to the
capltol. Before making hi principal ad
dress Mr. Taft exchanged courtesies with
several hundred school children. He put
several questions to the children. "Who
Is this with me?" Inquired the president,
turning to Governor Hay.
"W don't know, air," answered a
score of voices, aud th orowd laughed.
"Well, he' your governor, Mr. Hay,"
continued Mr. Taft, with a laugh.
"Yes, sir," dutifully echoed the chil
dren. Tha preuident spoke from th capltol
step. He choose ths tariff vetoes for
hla subject, and, explaining how the bills
came before him, declared that reciproc
ity "Is a dead Issue at any rat a dead
issue at present."
. ue president congratulated Washing
ton on the "prngresfclv legislation" that
has besn adopted In th atat and said
that ha was especially Interested In th
workman's compensation act, a subject
now being considered by. a special com
nilHslon appointed by congress.
"It Is pretty hard nowaday to tall who
la a republican and who Is a democrat,"
aald the president.
While the president was speaking the
body of H. A. Fall-child, publlo utilities
commissioner of th state, who died Sun
day, was lying in state In th capltol
and the crowd war unusually silent
during the president's speech.
on Reform Tuesday
Numerous Inquiries as to when Attor
ney General George W. Wickersham will
deliver hla address at th annual confer
ence of the American Prison association,
hlch opens her October 14, hav bean re
ceived at ths publicity bureau of th
Commercial club. General Wlckarabam
will apeak Tuesday evening on "Criminal
Law and Reform."
h'undsy morning the delegate will as
semble st 10.30 at ths Rome hotel and
march to the First Methodist church,
where the annual ' sermon will be
preached by Rev. Charles lovelsnd at
11 o'clock. A big rally will be held In
the afternoon at the Auditorium, st which
Dr. Charles H Henderson of the Chl
i'sko university, president of ths Inter,
national I'rlunn sorlety, will speak.
Bishop Tihen of Lincoln and Miss Kva
Booth s'so will speak.
Thla convention Is ex reefed to bs tha
largest the association ever has held.
At least BilO ulflolsl delegates are ex
pected ss well as several hundred visit
ors. WHERE POSTAL BANKS
WILL BE ESTABLISHED
i From a Staff Correspondent )
WASHINGTON. D. C Oct. 1L (Spe
cial Telegram.) Postal savings bank
will be established November T, as fol
lows: Nebraska -Ixup City, Wilber, Tllden,
riicmer, Bloomfteld, Petidi-r, Randolph,
Nelson, h'xeter. (llltner.
Iowa Cambridge, Russell, A voce. ty
sart, Wilton Junction.
J. B. M'NAMARA IS
District Attorney Elect to Try
Younger Man Accused of Dyna
miting; Times Building.
JOHN J. RETURNS TO PRISON
Secretary of Iron Workers Accom
panies Brother to Court Room.
EXAMINATION OF TALESMEN
Less Than Forty Left Out of One
Hundred and Twenty-Five.
FARMER CLOSELY QUESTIONED
Attorneys Eaaae In Dlspntes ss to
Whether Uaerles as to Labor
Sympathies of Veniremen
Should Re Allowed.
1X18 AM3KI.F.S. Oct. U James B. Mc
Namara of Cincinnati waa placed on trial
for murder here todsy before Judge Brod
well In the superior court.
t'larence S. Dnrrow, chief counsel for
the defendants, announced that he
wished to sever the esses and immediately
District Attorney John Frederick chose
James B. McNsmara for trial.
Th prisoner Is '-'.l years old and unmar
ried. He Is charged with causing the
death of nineteen of the twenty-one men
killed In the explosion and fir which
wreckeil tho Lo Angeles Times plant.
Not only did Mr. Fredericks elect to try
James rather than his brother, John J.,
secretary of th International Associa
tion of Bridge and Structural Iron Work
era, but he decided to go to trial on
th Indict men t charging the prisoner with
th death of Charles J. Hsgerty, a ma
chinist, whose body was found close to
the spot at which ths explosion is alleged '
to have occurred.
The alt of the old Time building Ue
atmost within ths shadow of the unfin
ished baU of records, In which the trial
Is being held and th whistle of engines
working on th foundation of the new
Times building sounded from Urns to
time through th open window of the
Defendant Uas Fonr Lawyers.
Counsel for the defense gathered about
th prisoner, beaded by Attorney Clarence
S. Darrow of Chicago. Associated with
him sat Joseph Soott. Lo Comp Davis
and Job Harriman. all of Los Angel ej.
Mrs Darrow sat near her husband.
District Attorney Fredericks handle I
tha prosecution, aided by th assistant t
regularly employed In his own office.
A delay, seemingly Interminable tJ
eager spectators, occurred at th opening
of court, whlla a procession of veniremen
explained to Judge Bordwell why they
sheuld not he kd to serve. This wa
th and of a preliminary hearing In which
th Judge rapidly weeded . out halt the
first venire of 125 men before the trial-,
Th McNamars wer brought Into
court together and remained until Jam
B MeNamara was selected for trial,
when John J. was returned to hi cell
la th county jail.
Twalv veniremen were placed In the
Jury box out of the vlr which orlglnaUv
numbered 115, but which today contained
leas than forty.
District , Attorney Frederick read the
IndU'tmant to th veniremen, pointing
out th prisoner and explaining th case
briefly, "so that tha veniremen might
know In general what It was about hould
they be called upon to become trial Ju
rors." Le Compte Davis, for th defence,
asked the usual questions concerning
Following ths completion of prelimi
nary arrangement recess was taken at
U o'clock until 2, when James B. Me
Namara was brought Into the court room
by Sheriff Harame!,, unaccompanied by
bis brother. John 3. The latter today
saw th last of th oourt chamber until
he 1 formally , placed on trial,, which
probably will not be for st least Severn'
Court reconvened at 1:06 o'clock and
the examination of talesmen was con
tinued. Z. T. Nelson, a farmer, S3 years old. w as
th first man questioned.
"Are any of your eon in any contract
lng business?" "'
"No," answered Nelson.
"Are any of your son In any way con
nected with organised labor?"
"Not that I know of
. "Do you belong to any labor union or
any branch of organised labor T"
"I presume you are aware of th bitter
warfare going on between organised labor
"Ar your sympathies with organized
labor or not?" , t
Orarsuslsod LsLbos lawnlwosL
Rsy Hortoo, counsel for tha prosecu
tion, objected to tho question, and Mr.
Davis launched Into a defense of his
question to tha court, declaring that ths
case was "one that Involved organised
"I hav no doubt," aald Mr. Davis, "that
th prosecution will bring In a a motive
the attitude or organised labor. Th con
tention will be that organised labor caused
the explosion to get even. I think It
wxiuld be proper to ask If a man had any
Boxes of O'Brien i
Dalzell's Ice Cream Bricks.
Tickets to the American
AU ar given away fro t
those who Had their nams lo
Lb want ads.
Kaad tha want ads orery day.
jour nam will appear aom.
Urn, mayo mora than ones.
No putilea to aolva nor sub
aerations to st Just read th
want ada. N
. Tara to tho want ad pages,
ther you will Had Beany avery
business house la tho -city tit
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