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Daily Bee
Fair; Colder
VOL. XLI-XO. 132.
WIT.T, 1 1 P. lUHVP
China's Fint Experiment with Con-
" ititutional Cabinet Docs Not
Promise Much.
Suspicion that He Selected Ministry
i that Could Not Continue.
I JThcir Removal from Power Another
r-' Source of Irritation.
Thousand Hrporlct Killed and
' Wounded la Three Days' Dtttlc
Foreign Troops Parade la
Tien Tsia.
PEKING, Nov. 17.-(7:40 p. m.)-Chlna's
first experiment with a constitutional
cabinet dominated by Chinese does not
promise much except as a stepping-stone
to something mors permanent. Tho news
papers are not enthusiastic and express
the opinion that the administration of
Premier Yuan Shi Kal will be brief.
Some of those selected as ministers al
ready have declined to nerve.
' The suspicion exists In some quarters
that Tuan deliberately constituted a gov
ernment, a continuation of which he
knew to be Impossible.
- ' Minrhm flecominsr Jealous.
VAN FRANCISCO. Nov. 17. A Shang-
lijcl dispatch to the Chinese Free Press
.kere says that since the new cabinet was
formed Manchu nobles have lost much of
their power and that great Jealousy has
I rejilted.-
lThe situation In tho Manchu family
greauy sirainea anu irouDie is ex
f -- c . v. .no
Another dispatch said that Liang Chi
lilao, the new vice president of the
ard of Justice, had made great efforts
to fain the Dremlnrnhln end that li ajirl
Tuan Shi Kal were not friendly.
. iionff Kong uiBpatch said that the
I revolutionary army from llu Peh had ar-
I t-lved nr. Clilnir Tins'. Hnnornl T.I I.
Ui 'command. An attack Is expected soon.
V JSight thousand volunteer troops com
xiiVded by General Tom Yl have started
frohKwang Tung province to aid in the
I'iuhtlnir at Chans; Chow.
. AMOY, Nov. 17. Interior towns in the
southern half of this province, Foo Kien,
having been abandoned by the imperial
officials, are appealing to the revolu
tionists to send magistrates to preserve
order. From Bloke, near Chang-Chow,
comes word that the anti-foreign White
Fans are becoming active at Sloke.
According to native estimates ' more
than l.OOo casualties have occurred up to
-ltst evening in the three days' fighting
at Chang-Chow.
The rival factions In the revolutionary
party In Amoy are trying to adjust their
difficulties. '
Pacific Fleet Goes to Hawaii.
"WASHINGTON, Nov. 17. Events in
China have so far caused no change In
the plans projected for the winter exer
cises of the raclflo fleet and the big
hips will sail for tho cruising grounds
off the Hawaiian Islands.
Foreign. Troops Parade la Tien Bin.
IjONDON, Nov. 17. A news dispatch
from Tien Tsln, China, says that iirltish.
Fioch and Russian troops made separ
ataemonstratlons there today by pared
VVJpf In the streets.
-RirITY riTV To Knv 1.7 All ffni.
to unravel the mystery surrounding the
disappearance of Raymond B. Frost of
J3!oux City who dropped suddenly out of
ight on September 3 hnve been fruit
less. Mr. Frost was 7 years of age, was
. cln, ha
1 ..baulig at
graduate of the University of Wit
had won notable honors In de-
ig at that school. Frost was In
the employ of a Chicago publishing house.
I- "'Not the slightest leason for dlsannear.
! a nee has been found. Friends fear he
' jnay have been Injured and search. 1
. Toeing made la hospitals la this section.
, -Frost was about five feet nine or ten
Inches tall, spare of build, with a light
"complexion and blue eyes.
For Nebraska Fair; colder in west por
for Jowa Generally fair; colder.
Comparative Local Itrpord,
1911. 1910. 19. 1908.
Highest yesterday
Lowest yrate-du
Mean temperature
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Temperatures and
liartures from the normal:
Normal temperature , 37
litflciency for the day 6
ToimI excess slnc5 March 1 r,99
Is'oi inal prei lpiliitlon 03 Inch
Deficiency for the day 01 inch
Totnl rainfall since March 1... .13.1 1 inches
at Omaha Yesterday.
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of Weather. 7 p. ni. ext. full.
Cheyenne, lart cloudy.... ' 4' .o0
Davenport, cloudy VI 4S
Jtenver. clear 4J 4S
les MulneK. char 31 Zi
Lander cloudy 44 4i .uu
North riatlH, cloudy 4 41 .no
i liulia, pait cloudy W.S 4) ..'
PfeVJiehlo. clear 4i r, .Oi
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lt Lake I'ily, cl.iuJy.... :. :i .in
Kanla l-'c, cleir V, Vi
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1.. A. ti'lLili. Local l-VucaMer.
American Troops
Will RemaiirAlong
Border of Mexico
WASHINGTON. Nov. 17.-lanser of an
other well organised and formidable
revolutionary movement in Mexico has
caused the suspension of the return to
their home stations of the American
troops sent Into the border country dur
ing the Madero revolution Tho attitude
of the United States Is one of apprehen
sion of further trouble, against which
every precaution is to bo taken to Insure
the strictest neutrality.
AUSTIN. Tex., Nov. 17. Two captains
of Texas rangers today were ordered to
the border with instructions to prevent
any activity In Texas toward starting a
revolution In Mexico.
Theso movements were made after a
conference between Governor Colquitt and
ranger Captain Hughes, who claims to
have evidence that part of the prepare-
tions for a Mexican revolution are under
way In Texas.
From a heretofore reliable source It
was learned that uencrai iteyes. now at
San Antonio may be placed under the
surveillance of the Texas authorities. The
rangers have been ordered to prevent
mnrauradlng on the American aide of the
Trial of Tar Case Resumed Behind
Partly Closed Doers.
Reporters Cautioned Not to Color
Stories, as County Has Had
Too Much Notoriety
LINCOLN CENTER. Kan., Nov. 17.-
Twelve Jurymen, all subject to challenge,
sat .In the box when the case of Sherrlll
Clark, a wealthy merchant and brother
of Everett G. Clark, who already has
pleaded guilty; A. N. Slmms, a mill
worker, and John Schmltt, a farmer, was
called In the district court today. The
three are' charged with assault and bat
tery in connection with the tarring of
Miss Mary Chamberlain of Shady Bend,
Farmers from surrounding counties who
had driven as many as forty miles to
hear the "tarrin' ' case, and every citi
zen who could "knock off!' from his work
filled Judge Grover's court room so that
the Judge himself with difficulty got in
Following Judge Grover's order that no
women or children be allowed in the
court room because the Judge believed
the testimony would be unfit for the ears
of any mother or daughter of- Lincoln
county,; the few women regulars who
have been attending the trial were no
ticeably absent and the men had the
court room to themselves.
. Judge Objects- to Colored Stories
Judge Graver passed around A "quiet
tip" to the pewspaper reporters that it
would be distasteful to the rfourt to have
to exclude them from the oourt room for
sending colored stories to their papers.
The man who carried the message said
Lincoln county has enough detrimental
advertising a a result of the tarring,
The Judge's order to exclude women and
children and to curb sensational news-
paper reports followed a petition from the
Women's Clvlo league of Lincoln county,
New Venire Summoned.
The first panel ot thirty-four talesmen
having been exhausted in securing the
twelve men In the box, a new venire ot
100 was summoned during the night and
early hours today and was In attendance
when court convened. The defendants
are asking each venireman If he would
consider the separate guilt of each de
fendant, although the three are being
tried together. Unwillingness to do this
results in challenge for cause.
The possibility of securing a Jury be.
fore night led the prosecution to declare
that Miss Chamberlain would take the
stand tomorrow and tell her story. Ac
cording to Miss Chamberlain three men
did the actual work of tarring, while the
remainder of the moo looked on. One
man held her prostrate, another held the
bucket of tar and a third smeared the
black mess over Miss Chamberlain's body
and limbs.
Jury Mar Be Completed Boon,
Tho defense by noon bad used half of
its twelve challenges, and both sides be
gan to hope that a Jury could be ob
tallied by late this afternoon. Miss
Chamberlln was expected to go on the
stand then after a short opening address
to the Jury by County Attorney McCan
Miss Chambcrlin arrived at the court
room early under the Impression that
she would be placed upon the stand at
once. She appeared greatly chagrined at
not being able to do so and remained
with her mother screened from obser
vatlon In the county attorney's private
ST. PETERSBURG, Nov. 17.-Accusln
W. Morgan Shustcr, the American who
is supervisor of finances for Die Ferslan
government, of Intriguing against Kuasla
and overriding the authoilty of the gov
eminent at Teheran, an inspired press has
begun a bitter campaign against him.
The semi-official Novo Memya eay
that when Russia's troops havo enteied
Persia tlie expulsion of Mr. husler inus
be demanded. It adds that the "expodl
tion Is directed principally against th
American adventurer IShuster."
Troops have been dispatched to Fcrsl
to be concentrated at Kashiu, l'JO miles
north of the capital.
LIbRO.V, Nov. 17. It Is reported that
another attempt to restore the monarchy
wl 1 l-eVi -iue. Two warships are t sM to
have been purchased In an attempt to
overthrow the republic. They yru now lu
a litrman port.
Tho prots is aritaied by report that
the Franco-German accord In Afrlcu pro
vided that n part of AnK.-iu. tha TorM
guee ixHi'EK'on in .?ftifti Afilci, tiioulj
go to Germany, and In call n? on Great
Liituln to protect I'oitugueec ri;jlit.
Judge- Kohlsaat Asserts Effective
ness of Custody of Defendants
Not Questioned.
Government Seeks to Quash Habeas
Corpus Proceeding's.
Court Asks for List of Citations in
the Case.
Judge Asserts There I Not Much
Question, but that Packers Were
In Custody Sufficient to
Justify Writ.
CHUCAGO. Nov.- I Indicted packers
who are seeking a ruling from the United
states supreme court on the validity of
the Sherman anti-trust act. expressed
themselves as much encouraged late to
day, when United States Circuit Judge C.
C. Kohlsaat said ho saw little reason to
question the effectiveness of the custody
of the defendants, upon which tho dis
puted habeas corpus proceedings orig
Although Judge Kohlsaat announced
that he would not band down his decision
on the government's motion to quah the
habeas oorpus writ until tomorrow morn-
ng, the defense hailed the court's prac
tical decision of the point of custody as
4 forerunner of victory for the packers
In the habeas corpus fight.
Comment regarding the point of cus
tody was made by the court while United
States District Attorney James II. Wll
kerson was concluding his arguments
against the packers' writ
"I don't think , there Is much question
but these parties were In custody that
would Justify the Issuance of the writ,'
said Judge Kohlsaat.
The remark challenged Instant atten
tion from lawyers, defendants and. spec
tators In the court room.
Counsel for both sides today finished
their arguments on the government's mo
tion to quash and Judge Kohlsaat asked
for a list of citations advanced tn the
last two days. The court then announced
that his decision would be ready tomor
row morning.
Says Roosevelt Does
Not Know All Facts
. About Steel Trust
WASHINGTON, Nov". 17.-Cha(rman
Stanley of the house stftel trust lijfvaall-
gaung comnuitee nad a conference to
day with President Taft after which
he made a statement regarding former
President Roosevelt's editorial In the Out
look on the government's prosecution of
the United States Steel corporation.
I doubt that any one man," said Mr.
Stanley, "will make up the minds of the
American people as to the good or evil
of the steel corporation. I believe there
are a great many facts In the case
which Mr. Roosevelt does not know. I
doubt that Henry C. Crick and Judge
Klbcrt Gary made Mr. Roosevelt their
father confcFsor with perfect candor."
Mr. Stanley said the Sherman antt-trust
law was a competent statute, but he be
lieved It could be Improved. He indicated
that his conference with the president
related to the subject
State Auditor Issues
Disputed $10 Warrant
(From a Staff Correspondent)
UNCOLN, Nov. 17. (Special Telegram.)
The Issuance of a $10 warrant on the
appropriation provided for by the Gross
man medical college bill featured today's
proceedings at tho 6ta( capltol and Indi
cates that Auditor Barton has doclded to
comply with the provisions of that meas
ure without further delay. A suit started
In the district court of this county sev
eral weeks ago by Dr. ftimuel Stewart
of Hastings to prevent the operation of
the law and decided In favor of those
supporting the new statute appears to
have been definitely set aside by the
action taken by the auditor today.
Auditor Carton refused for some time
to issue any warrants under the new act
unless he was given nn indemnity bond
by Omaha business men or those who
were Interested In seeing the medical col
lege built up in Omaha. His change of
front Is said to have come from a rigid
peroral of tho. new bill and a discussion
ot Its merits with members of the state
legal staff.
Fifteen Men Drowned
in River Near Quebec
QUEBEC, Nov. 17.Fifteen of a crew
or eighteen men lost their lives last
night when, the Norwegian bark Antigua
was driven ashore at Martin river. The
Antigua was loading at Martin river be
low Quebec.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Neb.. Nov. 17. (Special Tele
gram.) That Governor Aldrlch, who was
quoted by papers as making a rousing
speech at the Transmlssissippl congress
at Kansas City. Wedm-tday, did not ad
dress the meeting at all, has Just leaked
out here.
Governor Stubbs of Kansas was also
crowded off the program, he being on
signed to a disrubaliiii of the address,
which the Nebiuska executive was to
have given on vtule's rights, and the
tr; ncportatloii prob!t:n. '
"The mldreis wan tlven out for publi
cation Just tha same." ta!J Governor
Allrii-h, "so account for I tn ap
iii rarn-. t-'i n.-itor ( lojk up t?io en
tlrt i m- vith l;is api-ecii i n the fedcrul
Uounl of health. Iiscii!-iiotis ci t' mat.
ler (xci.pitj all the Miit of Ciu time-to
I. Jon."
From the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Millionaire Stronss Hired Patterson
to Marry Girl.
Dlographr Tells ot Trip to Curope
for Purpos ot Studying; to He
come Suitable Wife for Sup.
, posed llenefactor.
DENVER, Colo., Nov. 17,-Gertrude
Gibson Patterson, who will be placed on
trial next Monday on the charge of mur
dering her husband, Charles A. ratter-
son, has written a biographical sketch
for the use of her attorney, O. N. Hilton,
In which she accuses Emll Strouss, the
millionaire clothing manufacturer of Chi
cago, of having ruined her life and of
having bribed Patterson to marry her.
She and Strouss, she avers, lived to
gether as man And wife for five years.
Excerpts ot this story of love and
tragedy, made public today, are charac
terised by Attorney Hilton as being as
black a record of betrayal as ever Jury
listened to.
When seen at the jail today Mrs. Pat
terson seemed much less ooncerned oVet
the fata a Colorado Jury ha In store for
her than the effect ber story will have
on her mother.
-'Oh!" she moaned, "It will breaX my
poor mother's heart to learn that I was
never married to Emll Strouss nor di
vorced from him."
The biography read, In part, as fol
lows: "When I was 18 years old I went with
my sister, Mrs. Farnsham, and her hus
band to Chicago. We stopped at the
Auditorium hotel, where a friend of my
sister Introduced me to Strouss. He was
much older than I, for at that time my
hair hung In a braid down my back,
but he was very kind. He asked me to
marry htm, but said that first I must
go to school and study.
Trip to Paris.
'After many conferences with my peo
ple he finally took me to Purls. His in
tentions always seemed to be honorable.
In that city he provided me with a tutor,
paid for my muslo lessons and departed
almost immediately. I was very happy
and work very hard at my studies, aa I
wanted him to b proud of his future
Mrs. Patterson says that they cor
responded for five months, at the end
of which- time, responding to a cable
gram from Strouss, she returned to New
York and, in company with her supposed
benefactor, went Immediately to Culcago,
where, the biography states, Mr. Strouss
registered . for both of them as "Miss
Gibson" and "Mr. Strouss." helr rooms
were adjoining. v
It was here, Mrs. Patterson declared,
Strouss began to renew his promises of
marriage, but always ha postponed the
wedding day.
I was so miserable and unhappy, al
though he gave me everything," the
narrator exclaimed, "for when I thought
I had him persuaded he would put me
off again until ons day he sent ma back
to Paris.
The fall of tha same year he came
for me again. This time he told me that
he had given out the Information that
we were married and that everyone be
lieved it.
"So we came again to Chicago, where
we stopped at the Stratford hotel, In
wlrfch Mr. Strouss was financially Inter
"For five years I lived with him as
his wife. He introduced rue as Mrs.
Strouss wherever we went and to his
friends. No one ever questioned that I
was married to him least of all my peo
pleand all that time I begged and
pleaded and coaxed him to marry mo.
I wanted so nu'ch to be like the other
women I knew."
Meets Futtersoj.
Miss Gibson, as Klie waa then, met ber
futuie husband, Charles A. I'atterson, at
a skating rink. Thoy became greut friends
and, although she told hlin hf-r story, he
asked her to beconio bis wife and ex-
preab-ed a deulie to' meet Mr. Strouss.
"After his talk vlth. Mr, I'atter-ion,
Mr. StrouKS camo to me and said that he
was glad that the blggr-st thing In life
had come to me and he wanted me- to be
happily married," the narrator continued.
"It waxu't until boino little time ufter
ward that I learned that I had hi -en
made Hie dupe of two mn. IniHglne my
feJlug. I was crazed with soitow."
r trout-s the ntomaphy nayx, had trKeu
Palteruon I1..V0U, which Mis. I'atterson
uppu8d was u weiidin u-htnt. Junius
a quarrel with her huVbum!, sho asserts
that she liained tl.ut th!a w.m the Mini
Riven I'litlerson '.or!n; her his wife
Thereafter, hu drc-Iims, llfo wa n
lo:ig humirutlim. f.llfd w!th r.itters-jn'
It t-utiUUtl iu ir'tcunj l'ue.)
Who Would Bo a Hero?,
"Is That Your Hero, Sist"
Next Move in the
Harvester Case is
Up to the Combine
WASHINGTON, Nov. 17. Tho next
move looking to the voluntary disintegra
tion of the International Harvester com
pany rests with that corporation. Th
negotiations between the Department of
Justice and tho company have been tem
porarily suspended pending action by offi
cials of Uie so-called harvester trust
upon the department's objections to the
plan ot dissolution submitted by tha rep
resentatives of the company.
Senator Cummins Criticizes Tobacco
Reorganization Plan.
Senate Committee eu Interstate
Commerce Begins Inquiry lato
Worklacs at the Autl
Trust Law.
WASHINGTON. Nov. 17.-Change In
the Sherman anti-trust law to prohibit
such a reorganisation as that sanctioned
In. thav.AmeT4can Toobacce oompapx. t"e
and VV prevent such delays 1A prosecwion
as hve uu: urred in tha beef Jlrust hear
ing. -were Ueulared tiecestary by Senator
Cummins today at the hearing before the
Interstate Commerce committee of the
"Questioning II. 13. Martin of the anti
Trust league, who opposed any amend
ment to the Sherman law, Senator Cum
mins referred to the decroe In the to
bacco company case authorising the re
organisation of four companies and called
attention to the announced report of the
Deportment of Justice not to Interfere
with the reorganization.
"I do not believe the organisation of
four companies will restore competition,
but in the minds of the authorities, It
is apparently In harmony with the anti
trust law," said Senator Cummins. "In
my opinion the anti-trust law will not
maintain competition and it ought to be
amended and strengthened."
Amendments Hugajeated.
Senator Cummins referred to a pos
sible limitation of the capital stock ot
corporations, a deforcing of manufactur
ing business from sources of supplies and
a separation of business and transporta
tion elements as changes In the law would
lead to better competition.
Mr. Martin said the Anti-trust league
of which he Is secretary, proposes to
fight the dissolution decree In the Ameri
can Tobacco case on the ground that it
docs not comply with the anti-trust law.
He declared that succeeding officials of
the government in the last twenty-one
years had failed to enforce the law prop
'Do you claim they betrayed their
trust?;' anked Senator Cummins.
"That Is strong language," said Mr.
Martin, "but in some canes I believe they
Senator Cummins said that In his opin
ion when a certain course had been pur
sued over a period of year by puhllo
officials It Indicated there was either
something essential lacking In the law or
that all public officials constituted "a
band ot rascals."
"It Is hardly conceivable," he said,
"that ail of our Judges, attorney generals,
presidents and other officials have been
In a conspiracy to defeat this law. It
would teem that the law could be so
amended that questions of doubt would
be removed and that public condemna
tion would fall on the man who fulled
to enforce Its piovHons.'
Socialist Editor
Is Again Indicted
rORT SCOTT, Kan., Nov. 17.-Fred D.
Warren, the suclallat editor of Glrard,
Kan., who was pardoned by President
Tatt on the occasion of his conviction for
using the mails Improperly, was Indicted
a second time by the federal grand Jury
here today. Tho charge is, circulating
Improper matter In his paper. He gave
bond and was released.
Three Vessels Fly
Signals of Distress
CHATHAM, Manx.. Nov. 17. -Three ves
selu tvero tlglileil flying tlKiials of dis
tress off Monmnony point ut il.i'-vn today
(mo of them .n ten mi lea off thore, s
heeolld ttus anchored off Great Point
ri;i, with two mill lathed in the rlngliitf.
kill a llilnl V.MM taken In tow by tliu
revenue cutter Aciinlinct for llyannl.i. A
heuvy liui' fcatc prevails.
Panel for McNamaxa Case ii Nearly
Half Completed.
Six Men Will Hem In, and 1'nseluly
Seven, When tha Weeding;
Out Process lias Been
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17. Two more
Jurors, making five In all, were sworn In
the McNamara murder trial today. They
are J. B. Sexton, a retired farmer, and
William J. Andre, a nonunion carpenter
The state exoused talesman Arthur
Grlbllng, William Urunner and Clark
McLain, The defense excused Drewster
C. Kenyon, A. C. Heath. T. It. Elliott
and Jacob Lansing. The defense now has
eleven and the state five peremptory
challenges left.
Judge llorwell announced that he would
draw a new venire ot forty during the
Tha excusing ot McLatn by the stats
and Kenyon by the defense and ins
failure ' ot the defense to excuse ABare,
were the surprises of the session.
Brawster C. Kenyon. whose occupation
ls looking after h Interests In Tarillus
kinds ot Investments, admitted on tlie
aland that be had no aanurauon tor mi
ef ar Harrison Utay Otis,' proprietor
the Tlmee. . He was being considered
tha slate for peremptory Challenge as .It
m hi
was thought he might hot be Inclined to
give due weighty to testimony from em
ployes of the Times If called as wit
Morton Will Try Other Cases.
District Attorney Fredericks announced
today that be had assigned G. I;ay Hor
ton, chief trial deputy, to try the case of
A. M. Muhla, F. Ira Bender and B. II.
Connors, indicted for an alleged attempt
to dynamite the Hall of Records here a
month before the Los Angeles Times wes
destroyed In the fall of U10. Counsel fur
the McNamaraa likewise are defending
the three men and the case Is expected
to be a corollary to the McNamara trial.
Horton has been the most active thus
far In court for the state other than the
district attorney himself, and his delega-
Ion to try Mahle, Bender and Connor
will mean that the state will lose an im
portant member of Its staff In the Mc
Namara trial.
The trial of tho trio Is scheduled for
December 1. but Attorney Darrow oe-
clared today ho thought a postponement
until after the McNamara hearing was
over could be secured.
Bender is president ot the Blacksnrths
union here and Connors Is a member of
the Bridge and Structural Iron Workeu'
President Goraners Opposed to Ap
propriation for McSamaras.
ATLANTA, Go., Nov. 17. Anticipation
that the California delegation to the con
vention Of the American Federation of
Labor In session here will make further
attempts to obtain recognition for , a
resolution appropriating 170,000 for the
defense of the McNamara brothers, held
the Interest of delegates today.
The successful efforts of President
Gumpers and other labor officials pre
vented tlie introduction of a resolution
for the appropriation yesterday, the last
day on which resolutions could be placed
before the organization. The unanimous
consent ot the convention now must be
obtained before the matter can be In
troduced In the form of a resolution, but
according to a ruling of President Gum
pers, It may be introduced by a delegate
as a sUPHlltuio lor a pomou oi a com
mittee report.
Another matter of Interest pending Is
the probability of Mr. Gompers and four
teen other labor leaders now members of
the National Clvlo Federation being
asked to serve their connection with that
Tlie adjustment committee will hear
arguments on the recommendation of the
executive council that the carpenters and
Joiners and the steam and hot water fit
ters and helpers, suspended from the
building trades department of the federa
tion last year, be reinstated.
BALTIMORE. Md., Nov. 17.-Friends of
Arthur it. Gorman are preparing to con
test the election of Phillips -o Golds
boroiiKh, republican for governor, and
within a few days It is expected court
pn reedines providing for the opening
of tlie ballot boxes will be liiHtituted.
Tbe democrats claim tlie supervisors of
elections tlld not have the legal right to
put the name of William II. prune mi the
ballots as a "pronreshh e democrat can
dhlHte for Judge of the orphans' court of
Violent Quakes Do Large Amount of
Damage Both in Switzerland
and Germany.
Huge Avalanches Rush Down Mount
Blano at Chamonii.
Houses Rock and Pictures Fall from
the Walls:
tatuea In Ilohrnaollern C'aatla Uam-
aaed aad Wide Cracks Appear
In Totrers Cathedral at
Constance Damaged.
BKnNK, fiwltserland, Nov. 17. A rlo-
lcnt earth shock wot felt throughout
Switzerland at 10:W o'clock Inst night.
This was followed by lesser quakes. The
movement wns especially strong in the
cantons of llrrne and Zurich, In tho dis
trict of Interlaken and througout the
region of the Alps. So fur aa known
there were no casualties.
In Geneva street cars were derailed. In
this city and In Zurich theater audience
were thrown Into a panic and ruxhod Inn
the streets. At Chamonlx enormous
avalanches rushed down Mont Blanc. The
selsmlo motion was from north to south.
lllstorlo llulldlus; Damaged.
BERLIN, Nov. 17,-Tho earthquake ot
lst night, which was felt in a wide area
of Tir?F?0V'Tryj-aT.'9??
VuVOVITJ Ui lUUriiaUIIN II Via 1 1 1 VI IVV t nui"
lerberg. near Hechingen, Prussia. Statues
were disfigured and great cracks ap
peared In the towers.
At Constance, in the Grand Duchy of
Baden, the spire and cross of the cathe
dral, the most imposing building In the
city, tell. A colossal statue ot Gcrmania,
which crowned the postofflce building,
tumbled into the streut.
The buildings of Wertrnberg was
shaken hard.
In Ehlngun BOO frightened persons spent
the night around fires In an open field.
Hallway communication with that plats
has been interrupted
Earth shocks are unusual in the dla
trlcts affected and the alarm generally
I was greater than would have been In tha
case ot countries where selsmlo disturb
ances are of mors common occurrence,
At Frankfort, where houses were shaken.
the populace rushed into the streets panlo
(Stuttgart felt the movement etrongly,
I Houses rocked, pictures fell from the
I n, ..m luraiiiir. u. tmnhlad ahnut.
Keports from . Munlah, Btraasburg. and
Mayenoe tell ot slmJJar experiences.
- - Pa alb In Theater.
There wee a panlo In the theater at
Heidelberg, Near LauUtngen. a rail ay
viaduct fell in.
Several buildings. Including St. Steph
en's church, were damaged at Muel
hausen, and a large stone was shaken
from (he church steeple. Bricks and tiles
from disturbed buildings - littered the
streets. A. theater audience stampeded
from the playhouse.
The shock was felt less severely at
Vienna, Austria, according to reports.
NEW YOUK, Nov. 17.-Jacob 11. Schlff,
the banker, today assailed the attitude
of William Itockhlll, while American am
bassador at St. Petersburg, on the pass
port question. Mr. Schlff said that while
President Tatt was assuring delegations
of Jews that the government was making
every effort to obtain a change of atti
tude on the part of Russia, Mr. Itockhlll
had asserted that he considered the mat
ter of no great importance, but was at
St. Petersburg "trying to get business fur
American manufacturers and did not in
tend to Jeopardize those interests."
CHICAGO, Nov. 17. -Charges that wit
nesses in the trial of Lee ON til Browne
for alleged bribery In. the election of Wil
liam Lorimer, as United Statees senator,
were taken about Chicago and with tbe
consent of the state's attorney were
given liquor so they would talk freely,"
were today denied by Assistant Attorney
Victor P. Arnold before the investigation
DETIIOIT. Mich.. Nov. 17. Norman K.
Mack of Buffalo, chairman of the demo
cratic national committee, said In an in
terview here today.
'Hoosevelt Is now avowed candidate
for the republican nomination for presi
dent. It Will be a neck and neck race
between him and Taft In the convention.
The recent article by Roosevelt in the
Outlook Is subject to but one Interpreta
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