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This Day in Omaha
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The Omaha
Fair, Colder
vol. xij xo. iso.
Condactor of Firrt Train Testifies
Warned Flagman and Depended
on Him to Stop Limited.
Fint Witnesses Testify of Uniform
Soles for Employes.
Says Steam Prevented Seeing Tail
Lights of Express.
' Braised and Battered Pilot at Tsala
Which Killed Railroad Oflelals
Say Vu enable ta Stop
la Ttsee.
CHAMPAIGN. III.. Jan. S.-Investlga-tlon
o ftha lllinola Central wreck at
Kinmundy opened this afternoon at the
Hotel eRardsley In Champaign.
Dean Cosso of the University of Illi
nois college of Engineering. O. I Pet
tinjrer ot Centralla, a lifelong friend of
J. F. Harahan. one of the four victims
of tlu) wreck, and repreaentatlres of the
Interstate Commerce commission and of
the state railroad and warehouse com
mission wera members of the board of
1 Chief Engineer Berry of the Rock Isl
and railroad waa a too a member because
of the deaths of Rock Island attaches tn
the wrack.
W. R. Knox. Inspector; E. H. Baker, a
veteran .conductor, and A. J. Jurgenson,
train dispatcher, of Fultdn. Ky., mem
bers of the board of examiners, were the
opening witnesses. They described in da-
tiiil the methods used tn Instructing the
employes In train rules. Th road sent
a test car over the entire1 system from
July to September, they said.
Their testimony waa for the purpose of
shotting uniform rules on th entire sys
tem. '
John If. Bralnard, conductor of tha ax
I' res train to which tha wrecked private
car wa (attached, then described tha
wrecking of the car by tha Panama Lim
ited. Bralnard said that ha had cautioned
his flagman at Kfflnghaa to look out
for tha Panama Limited, as that train
waa following the express closely.
Bralnard said that his train reached
Klnmudy at li:!4 o'clock. Th Panama,
limited was due there In five minutes.
lie said that h looked out tha door of
th baggag car while the engineer Was
taking water and saw the headlight of
tha limited approaching.
He did not worry, he said, as be had
confidence in the flagman. He was as
tounded to learn later that the flagman
had not gone back more than sixty feet
before the crash came, Harry J. Boecker,
the flagman of the express, was next ex
a mined. - He described hi. attempt ta flag
the Panama limited ad said:
"I waa scared when I looked back and
saw the headlight. I did not run back
wore than KO feet. 1 swung my danger
lantern.. The-train seemed to be three
quarters of a mile away."
Boecker admitted that Conductor Braln
ard had cautioned him about the limited,
which had walled at Effingham until the
express had got out of the way. He felt
sure that he bad run bark mora than
sixty feet, but said It was difficult to
make time over the tracks. He also felt
that he could accomplish more by 'quick
signalling than by running fax back. 1
1 Robert Stuart, engineer f the Panama
limited, was a spectacle when- he took
the stead. His 'face was' a mass of
wounds. He said:
"I could not see the tell lights of train
No. 3t (the express) because of the stesm.
1 saw only the west light and supposed
It waa the Interlocker signal. It was too
late to slow up when I saw the danger
lamps.. I could hare seen a fuse for
miles. I could have stopped In SCO feet
more. I had shut off steam to comply
with the slowup order at Klnmudy." .
The testimony of the engineer demol
ished the Inefficient airbrake story. He
raid that his appliance was working Per
fectly. "l Engineer Stuart waa questioned closely
also by the representatives of ,tbe Inter
state Commerce commission and of the
mate Railroad commission regarding the
condition of the airbrake system.
"The airbrakes were all right, the
, engineer reiterated emphatically.
"Is It not a fact that you were running
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The Weather '
For Nebraska Fair: colder.
For Iowa Fair; colder.
Temperatures at Oxaaha esterdsy.
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The National Capital
Tuesday, January S3, 1IX.
The Senate.
In session 1 s. ra.
Bill passed transferring to new slate
all federal furnishings la Anion capnoi.
Senator Burton. Ohio, introduced reso
lution I create committee oa public ex
penditures. Labor committee beard J. T. Monoghan
of Detroit In opposition to Hughe''
eight-hour law for government contract.
i The Home.
I Vet st noon.
District of Columbia appropriation bill
was considered.
. President Farrell of tbe I'nlted Statea
Steel corporation again teetirted on cost
of steel production before steel trust In
vestigating committee.
Chairman Hardwlck announced the
sugar trust Investigating committee
hoped to report within a week.
Khar discussion wss expected In demo
cratic caucus this afternoon over con
sideration of public building bill.
The rules committee deferred hearing
In "money trust" until Wednesday.
The Civil Service commission considered
plan to extend civil service to deputy In
ternal revenue collectors. - -
Foreign affairs committee heard vari
ous interests regarding ereeler water
power development at Niagara mis.
President Nelson of Poslofflce Clerks'
federation advocated eight-hour da be
fore poslofflce Committee.
Letter of Missionary
Tells of Escape from
Mob of Chinese
SIOUX" FALLS, i. D-, Jan. ' SJ.-(Spe-ciaU
Lawrence Beck man of Fairview
has received from his brother, Richard
Beckman, for fourteen years a mission
ary In China, the Strat letter written by
toe missionary since bis wife and daugh
ter were killed by a Chines mob. Tbe
leng Interval between the killing and the
receipt of the letter was one of anxiety
to the South Dakota relatives and friends
of the bereaved missionary and It had
been feared that he, too, had been killed
The absence of authentic news of or
from him seemed to point to this.
But the receipt of the letter proves that
he and his youngest child, whose life he
personally saved from the mob, were
alive and well on November 15, last, when
tbe last section of the letter just received
was written. Th first part of the letter
waa dated October 27, but owing to the
fact that It wee Impossible to mail It,
more was added to It from time to time
until November IS, when It finally waa
The mission where the Beck mans were
stationed Ilea just outside the city of
Sbeng-Fu and la surrounded by a wall
eight or ten feet high. The letter re
ceived from Richard Beck man state that
at about 1 o'clock In the morning of Oc
tober SI the mob attacked the mission.
The oldest Beck man child, Belma, aged
14. and a missionary named Vatne, suc
ceeded In gtttlng over the wall and kept
sliced of their pursuers for a time, but
finally wera captured -and murdered at .a
point about eight mile from the mission.
la tb meantime those rataalelng within
the walla hid ibsrnsalvca la a small
building -Mewevec, alter all tb building
had been set on fir part of the mob
lined up around the wall while the re
maining members renewed . the bunt.
Whan discovered the Beoktcana made a
dash for liberty. Mrs. Beck man waa over
taken -and killed, but Beckman, with
their youngest child In his arms, suc
ceeded In escaping to a nearby orchard.
where he hid by standing -hi deep watr.
II was bunted Ilk a wild animal, but
finally escaped to the city. The letter
states that the Beckman dead were burled
November 1. The parents of Vatne. the
missionary wlu lost hi life while striv
ing to save the Beckman girl, reside at
Cooperstown, N. D.
Farrell Asserts Two Traits Hare
Had Ho Dealings for Fire or
v Six Tears.
International Has Boycott on United
States Steel Corporation.
President of Huge Combine Says it
is Hot Possible.
:; Fair;Warning- -
Hitchcock Denies
Misunderstanding ,
With the President
WASHINGTON, aJn. .-"! am for
Taft as strong as a -man can be." de
clared Postmaster General Hitchcock at
the White House today. I did not realise
until a day or two ago how far these
stories about my alleged differences with
the president had gone. I probably shall
have something to say on the subject."
Mr. Hitchcock manifested great Indig
nation that his loyalty had been questioned.
It Is an insult for any one to think
that I have been disloyal to th presi
dent." said the postmaster general at the
conclusion of - the cabinet meeting. "I
cannot conceive bow any friend of mine
could believe such a report. I have never
had a misunderstanding with the presi
dent and do not know where all these
reports have come from.'
Comparative L
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Highest yesterday...
lowest yesterday...
Mean temperature...
Temperature and
lures from normal:
Normal temperature.........
Kxress for the day
Total excess since March L
Norma precipitation
Deficiency Tor the day
4 p. in....
5 p. m ...
( p. m...
7 p. m....
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ml Heewrd.
WI lil. Hit.
.... 40 n i;
.... 2 n 17 34
.... 34 14 32 44
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precipitation depar-
.! Inch
.01 inch
Total rainfall since March 1... .14-11 Inches
Deficiency since March I lltl Inches
Ivficlency cor. period tn 1Me..U.ut Inches
Excess for cor. period In 1XB ... i.3 inches
Restrts frwaa Itatleas at T P. If.
Station and state Temp. High- Rain-
of Weather. 7 p. m, est. fall.
Iavenport, cloudy S as .on
lenver. Hear 44 W .
e Moines, cloudy M T
1 lodge City, clear M .
t Aiwier. cloudy 2 ? en
North Platte, dear M xs .en
Omaha, cloudy M 4 .
' pueblo, clear M .
Rapid City, cloudy....... .
tlt Lake, cloudy 4 44 .
Mania Fe, dear a 2 .
Kheridan. part cloudy.... 3 4 .4)0
Xioux City, cloudy M M . ,
Valentine, cloudy......... 3 43 jrl
Police Take Up Boys
;Wandenng on Street
Leo and Walter Darting, two boya aged
S and 1 years, found wandering on the
street at an ' early hoar v this morning,
told the police they with their mother
bad been ordered out of the premises at
lost Burt street yesterday because they
failed to pay their board.
- Inquiry at tbe Burt street place brings
a denial that the boya were turned out.
The woman who conducts the rooming
house there says that last evening the
boys were creating a disturbance la the
hallway, much to the annoyance of other
roomers, and that she scolded them. It
was then that they left the piece. The
woman also, declares that the mother
of the boys baa not been home more
than three days out of the week or more
since she engaged the room.
BELFAST. Jan. H- The corporation of
th dty has agreed to let Ulster hall to
tha unionists for th purpose of a
demonstration on February 7, the day
preceding tb date at which Winston
Spencer Ch-jrchlll. first lord of the ad
miralty, and Jihs E. Bednveod, leader of
the Irish naUonalisu la the House of
Commons, are announced " to speak In
favor of home rule. The unionist meeting
Is believed to be a scheme by which the
unionists will retain possession of the
ball and thus keep the nationalbrta from
holding their demonstration on the next
Asserts that It le et Parpese at the
Cerparatlea ta Attesspt ta seeare
leatrel ( Foreign
WASHINGTON. aJn. St-James A. Far
rell, president of the United States Steel
coiDoartlon, surprised the Stanley steel
trust Investigating committee today with
the statement that the steel corporation
and the International Harvester company
have had no dealing with each other
fcr a period of five or six years.
The information, coming dh the ev of
a proposed Investigation o tthe harvester
company by congTeas, in which It Is
sought to show as tone existing condition
that the harvester company and tha steel
corporation have interlocking directors
and that the later gives rebates to the
former on steel, was doubly surprising.
Representatlvs ilcQllllouddy of Maine
questioned President Farrell about the
export business of ths steet corporation
and rebates given to certain companies.
"Isn't It a fact that the harvester com
pany gets larger rebates than are granted
to smaller concerns" Mr. McGllllcuddy
"W bav done no business whatever
with tbe International Harvester company
for fire or six years," Mr. Farrell re
plied. "Tbe International Harvester com
pany has had av boycott on thla corpora
tion. It al grew out of a controversy with
one of our subsidiary companies and the
harvester company. It-started as a mere
quibble between salesmen and resulted In
a - complete severance of buainess rela
tions. - There Is nothing In common be
tween us. Ws don't do business with
tllem i
Among the board of directors of the
United State Steel corporation srs El
bert H. Gary, George F. Baker, Oeorge
W. Perkins and Norman B. Ream, all
of whom also are directors of the Inter
national Harvester company. Mr. Gary
Is chairman of th board of tbe United
States Steel corporation and Mr. Par
kins Is chairman of the finance commit
tee of the International Harvester company.
President Farrell waa Interrogated at
length, relstlve to a reported Interna
tional ergsnlaaUen. sf steal nwautMr
urers to control th price of steel rails.
He explained that European nssneriwa.
urers bad such an .rgaaltatloti. but the
United States Steel corporation was not
a party to It. ' ' ' i
Asked by. Mr. Brail- If officials of the
steeel corporation, when they decided to
change prices, were . not bound to tell
their competitors President Farrell an
swered In the negative.
"There Is no understanding that such
notification should be given," he con
tinued. "Whenever a change of price Is
mads competitors find it out In ten min
utes. If I should meet a competitor on
th street or at lunch 1 would not heal,
tat to tell him that we were going to
make a change In policy, It on had been
decided upon.
President Farrell denied, In response
to questions by Chairman Stanley, that
the Steel corporation gave any rebates
or discounts to the Standard Oil company
on tin plates for cans.
"The minutes of the Carnegie com
pany," Mr. Stsnley said, "show that
-rebates were given the Standard Oil
company on tin plates."
"Before, or after the formation of the
steel corporation?" Attorney Reed naked.
"Afterward," the chairman said.
"Since I hare been president of the
steel corporetlon," Mr. Farrell said, "all
tin plate haa, been sold to the Standard
Oil companyandall ether companies at a
flat price."
Representstlve Gsrdner sought sn
explanation of the fact that the price
of standard steel rails hsd remained at
S3 per ton for ten years when the price
of all other steel products had fluctuated.
Mr. Farrell explained that the S3 figure
for years had been regarded as a fair
price and because the cost of manu
facture of rails had steadily Increased
no one would lower the price.
"But why don't you raise the price?"
Mr. Gardner asked.
"I believe that the prion will be raised."
Mr. Farrell responded. "I think It will
not remain at 2S a ton much longer. The
Republic Iron and Steel company,' which
has a rail mill, baa never operated It be
cause It thought the price did not bring
a fair return."
The steel ' corporation president ex
plained that tbe United States 8teel Prod
ucts company, the subsidiary company
handling the foreign business of the cor
poration, owned a steamship line known
ss the Isthmian Steamship company,
which they -were forced to build because
they could get none of the ' steamship
lines to hsndle their products to countries
of Central America.
Th export profit of the steel corpora
tion had Increased, he said, from $H,)S,M
In ltt4 t SSS.OUO.OO. in 1911.
President Farrell completed his testi
mony today. Tomorrow Richard H. Gray
of San Francisco will be a witness. He
will charge that " th steel corporation
caused him to lose valuable armor plate
Emphatic denial that the United States
Steel corporation Is a "monopoly as
charged" was made by President Farrell.
He declared It was not th purpose of
the corporation "to gobble the export
trade of the world at any cost."
"A monopoly of the Iron and steel trade
in this country." said Mr. Farrell, "le
neither possible nor desirable. There Is
so monopoly or anything approaching it.
Since the steel corporation was organ
ised there has been much new capital
attracted to the industry and many fur
naces bare bee built which are not con
trolled by the steel corporatlon.
"It Is charged that tae corporation is
seeking to drive other countries out of
. . ' ' : - ' JEW.'
V i
ilass :
. "How, dont let me have .to speak to-you again!"
From the Cleveland Plain Dealer. , .. , i . . .
Figores Taken From Report of Com
missioner of Immigration.
'' " "
Official gays Methods fjAdaalale.
tea I lea of thlaeee. Kxrlaslea
Laws Sheeld Be'-lss-
, -
" proved. .
(Continued on Secocd Page.),
WASIIINGTONVJsn.'a-Msny Chinese
laborers have foiled the United States Im
migration authorities within the laat year,
gaining admission to the country In th
gules of merchants, student, or teachers.
according to tbe annual report of Daniel
J. Keefe, commissioner general of tmml
gratlon. . . - ' i. .
Mr. Keefe ell. attention to "th un
satisfactory condition of tbe . sorcalled
Chinese exclusion laws, and the necessity
(or extensive changes In the system under
which It Is sought to prevent the Intro
duction of Chinee labor srs Int. Uteonan.
try, and t. Mk ensy tb earning an
going of ejasee which tht law dees net
miena to exciuae. , f . , . ;
Th report shol that furl! Ill MM
fiscal year-1.0N.VK) aliens, of. various na
tionalities entered th. country. Of these
1AU7J came for temperary purposes ,hnt.
During the same period Ux,lu alien left
the United Slates, -of whom rS.M wars
temporary departure. Th net gain -In
population by immigration therefore was
tvM. ":,"'
Th. commissioner general suggests that
ther be applied' to aliens coming to per
form labor a physical standard similar to
that required of recruits for the army and
navy. ' , ' ".-';.' . . v
It also Is suggested that the law 'be
made much more ' rigid . wltlr respect to
Induced Immigration, and thst the penal
provisions be strengthened.
ladarea Migration Frees Meslee.
A phase of Induced Immigration which
has been rapidly Increasing canelets of
tbe practice of certain corporations In the
middle and far west to employ Mexican
laborers. Thousand of these laborers are
annually Induced to come Into the United
States, say the report, not by direct
mesne which can be made tbe bails of a
prosecution, but indirection and subter
ruge by disseminating" In Mexlca general
Information-to -the effect oan
be secured by crossing th border and
applying to labor agehrle located on the
American (Id who are engaged In secur
ing laborers for ths railroad companies,
mine operators and others, tbe cost of
their procuremeats being deducted from
the first wage earned by this cheap etas
of unskilled laborer. Every possible ef
fort bss been exerted to aratroi this sit
uation, but with only fair success.
It la shown that during the year 4.X2
Japanese were admitted to the mainland
and 2,1 j. to Hawaii. Compared with the
preceding year there waa an Increase of
4S per cent for the mainland and 41 per
cent for Hewer). ' Regarding Japanese of
the laboring classes,, to whom the most
Interest attaches, only 78 were admitted
to the .main land and 1.7s) to Hawaii,
while X.K1 departed from the mainland
and LSsf from Hawaii.' ,
Hew Chines Evade Law.
The methods adopted by Chinese to
evsde the are so compli
cated as te beggar description. , They ex
tend all the way from crossing the" land
boundaries In sealed freight cars or be
ing packed away If tbe hotde of vessels
and landing under cover-of darkness.
Two favorite devices tor' Introducing
young coolies consist vf 'the claim that
the applicant kt the minor son of a mer
chant, or was bora la this country, or Is
the son bora abroad of a Chinaman In
this country and ' therefore a clttnn;
and although the officers may be morally
certain these claims sre false. It Is dif
ficult te disprove them. Of "minor sons"
43 entered during tbe year, and of "na
tives" LSSS- Moat of these are ordlnsry
coolies. Regarding those who have en
tered on claim of dtlxenshlp. It Is shown
that the average for the last three years
haa been 1.4S per year. Using these fig
ures as a baste. It it calculated that
unless the law Is strengthened la some
manner, or present conditions raaieriaily
change, tbe next decade will witnees th
entry to tb United State en dtlsenehlp
claim alone of ever 66, oa. Chinee.
Chk-aee Broker Kills Rtaserlf.
CHICAGO, Jan. SL Fred H. Weaver,
an Independent trader on the Board of
Trade, committed soidd by ' shooting
while In a park In Evaneton laat alght
Hls body was found early today. Friends
said be bad been ui.der nervous strais
Court Refuses to -Quash
the Bath Tub':
"Combine" Bills
DETROIT. Jan.-llludfs' Angell.-ln
the United State court, refused today
quash the Indletmenre ' egsinst- tbe so
called bath tub i trust. The motion 'to
quash was made In behalf of the Col
well Lead company ot New. Terk. . The
derision, reinstates the' caes, which' la
scheduled to corns -up .for ' trial ' her
Tuesday, January la. .There era about
tw aeore dsfendanta '. j ; . ,'. ,
"I sea no reason to suppose that In
delivering It. opinion. In' the Standard Oil
case the supreme court "of the United
States Intended to renderimposelble erlm-h-wl
prosecutions' udder -the Sherman. act
and-1 am-unable te conclude that It did
render them Impossible," said Judge' An
gell. ' '-' ' -,-. i-v - i
As te ths averment that the Indictments
did net stats that th alleged restraint of
trade - Is unreasonable or. endue, Judge
Angetl Hid' that- th. Indictments - art out
facts showlhg thf the alleged restraint
w unreasonable and fh tt-4Jtlgm
was fairly drled aaHd whut'lt has to
meet at the trial. 4 V "'
WASHINGTON.. -n,' ..fcowia P.
Orosvrnnr, special iagtattrpi "39 tha -at
torney geser,,. Mil ,.evs ,J Omrott
soon to fK dial' of trie prosecution pf
th hath tub'itrust eassj ririrent of
Justfc. official wr elated at the -failure
ot tit. defendant, to-hav. Indictment"
quashed. 11 '.- , ,i( r,i .,
EdgarVS. Cooke. Files
,; Suits'Agalnst the' :
, Big Eour.Eailroad
CINCINNATI.' O., ' Js." S. -Attorneys
for r.disr Street Cooke of Chicago filed
two additional' suits today asking SM.111
In damage, against' a former county
prosecutor, Henry T.'.Hnrit, now "mayor
or Cincinnati, and the Big "Four lull
read company charging that . he waS" ma
liciously persecuted and libeled In con
nection wHh his arrest In the case. of
Charles L. Warrtner, former treasurer of
the Big- Four railroad, - who confessed to
embessllng SM3.0M of the ( company's
funds. ' ' '
lna' salt rl.nsdaniages' filed late
yesterday against the Big Four Railroad
company and Its general counsel. U J
Hackney, ; Cooke asked for $ll,,
Fourth Oklahoma on j
Record for Mr. Taft
COLGATE, Okl., Jan. a-The , republi
can convention of the Fourth congres
sional district of Oklahoma went on rec
ord tonight bye a .vote of US to SI as
fevering the renoml nation of President
Taft.' ':'','
J. H. Humphreys, an avswed supporter
of President Taft. was Mecatfsd elected
temporary chairman after .contesting' the
vote-which ba4,bcoaaauMBeed favorable
to the election of A." T? Bullock1. -Speculation
ss to reported efforts of
Chairman A. vE. Perry ot the Fourth 00a-
greeslonal district to secure national con
vention delegate pledged for Theodore
Roosevelt aa republican presidential nom
inee waa clarified .before the convent Ion
today when Perry's friends declared their
Intention of electing Roosevelt delegstek
to the Chicago convention. ;
Twenty-Seven Hurt .
in Wreck at Cote
COTE. Saskatchewan. Jan. SS- Twenty
seven persons were injured when the
Canedtsn Northern railway s Edmonton
to Winnipeg express went ever anient
baakment here today. " Cote Is tn miles
northwest of Winnipeg. ' i
COLUMBUS. O., Jan. St By a 'deci
sion of the supreme - court today the
direct heirs of former President McKtn
ley cannot participate In bis estate,
which .goes to Mrs. Mary Barber, sister?
In-law to the former president. Mr. Mc
Ktaley' will provided that the estate
be held by his. wife during her lifetime;
On her death the estate was taken charge
of by th wife's sistsr. wne resisted ef
forts of the children of Mr. McKfnley's
brothers and sisters te obtain It.
Takes Side of Governor of New Jer
sey Against Harney.
Sebraaka Peerless Leader nay Chat
' tag Off 'of Inrasabraeeee la Geed
Riga aad la Far' Fran'
hewing lagrallted. . ,
LINCOLN', 'Neb.. Jan. tl-WIIIIsm J.
Bryan takes the. side of Omernor Wood
row. Wilson. In hie controversy with
Colonel Harvey, and Henry Wattsrson.
Justifying in action of the New Jersey
governor In requesting that his name
be withdrawn from the columns of Hsr
pere' Weekly, rn a letter sent from the
east, made publlg her tonight Mr. Bryan
sayt ' .,
"Th recent ' break between Governor
Wilson and Colonel Harvey Illustrates
tbe Impossibility of ee-operatlon between
man who leak at publK quest ion tram
different palms, of view. Colonel Harvey
her . stlPponer at Mr. Wilson when
he' was sHeoted kl the democrat! eandl-
dete W-governor of New Jersey and he
ernilreed ' lis suppdrt wnen Ooverrtor
Wilson to be discussed as a eandl.
dale tar-the presMerKy, Ol eouree, tt la
absurd lor Colonel Hkrvev'.- friends to
talk; about his bringing Governor Wll.
son out.' Ne man or paper could have
made Governor Wilson available as a can
didate It he-had Dot himself attracted
attention;, It .would, have been Impossible
for . Colonel Harvey to have prevented
a discussion of doremor Wilson', aall
ablllty.. ... ... .... .... . ....
- "But-let us assume that CMonel Harvey
wa. doing all that he could for his choice,
what was the situation?- His-caneplcuoue
support was not- only of no advantage,
but If became actually a disadvantage,;
It did not bring to Governor Wilson the
clss for. which Colonel Harvey sprk,
but alienated men Just as honest as Colo
nel Harvey's friends, who could net under-
stsnd why Colonel . Harvey, praised Gov
ernor.. Wilson personally without nedors-
Ing the things for which Governor Wilson
standa It naturally aroused suspicion as
to the sincerity of one or the other, and
when Oovemor Wilson wae asked the
question he admitted that he regarded
the support of Colonel Harvey as a lia
bility', rather than as an asset. Should he
have . pretended that he thought that
Colonel Harvey was helping him when he
wa not?
"And why should Colonel Harvey com
plain? ' If be really favors Ooverno Wil
son he must desire to aid him; why should
he be offended then at Governor Wilson's
frankness? Is he more Interested In be
ing known as The man who made Gov
ernor Wilson -famous than In advancing
Governor Wilson's cause?
"Colonel Harvey haa shown no signs of
conversion;, if. he commune, with Ana
ntee It: is, not . with any eonseiousneaa
of.'ljlindenss. . lte.has seea no new light:
and when j he , does. he. will feel so
ashamed! of bur lifelong tight against
progressive' democracy that hi first de
sire bring forth fruluv meet
for repentance-not to assume leadership.
It must pain Oovemor Wilson to break
with! oid. friends, but the breaks must
necesatily-oome. unless he turns back or
they. go. forward. 'A man la known by
the company he keeps' and he cannot
keep company- with those going In oppo
site directions.' Governor Wilson must
prepare himself for other desertions;
they. - will . distress him. but . there la
abundint consolation of duty well done.
...Ecuador is Ended
',WASHI.-TON. Jan. SL-Artlcles of
peaoe; 'bringing to an end the revolution
Ip1 Ecuador, have beta signed by the lead
ers of the federal troops and the revolu
tionists at Guayaquil, It wis officially
reported te the State department today
from the American consul there.
WASHINGTON. Jan. Si-Andrew Car
negie has been paid tor the testimony
be cave tbe Steel trust - investigating
committee. When an the stand Mr. Car
acals said be would net take the money,
but later, a duly attested .voucher with
the Ironmaster's signature attached was
received from New Tork. Payment was
refused bwauee a notarial seal was
emitted. Th voucher In proper form
waa received today and a check for 122. 0
was remitted" to Mr. Carnegie by return
Premier After Consulting Empress
Dowager Concurs in Resumption
of Hostilities.,
Princes Will Sink Differences and
Try to Raie Funds.
First Campaign Till Re Fonght on
the DefentiTt,.
Priarr Haaa Sar He Will Kale
- Fifty Tkeasaad Troops br Sell.
lag Treasnres la Palaew
at Makden.' " '
PEKING.' Jsx Jt-P-emler Yuan Shi
Kal secretly visited the Imperial palace
early this morning and concurred with
the empress dowager In favor of a re
sumption of hostilities. He suggested
that the Msnchus sink their difference
whole-heartedly and provide th neces
sary funds for the campaign, but advised
awaiting the advance of tbe revolution
aries. ' v
"Tbe emprees dowager, after
fully weighing the opinions
by the prince of 7 the Imperial dan ,
and leading Mancfcu.. officials during
yesterday's conference at tha palace, la ;
inclined to think that th resumption of '
hostilities !a th onlr solution of the:
preetnt situation."
This statement was mad today la th ,
North China Dally News, which always '
Is regarded ss an organ of tbe foreign
boatT In Peking..
It is understood that Premier Tuaa Shi I
Kal hss agreed to fight for th throne.
It la believed, however, that be will
await Sn stack by the rebels,
Tli foreign legations, on the other I
hand, consider that the abdication of that
throne be. been deferred onty for a I
General via la Central.
LONDON, Jan. tt-Th affaire ot state
at Peking are now In the undisputed pos
session of the Manchu reactionaries and ,
Tuaa Shi Ksl has abandoned his task, ac- .
cor Jlng to advices received by the' Anter-,
lean eontul at Tin Tln and reported '
from that elty today by the correspond- -ent
of th Exchange Telegraph company.
The dispatch addV;
"The sit us tlon to Peking has undergone
n extraordinary change. The Imperial
family has reversed its policy snd aban
doned all thought ot abdication. Yuan ,
Shi Kal has stepped aside' and the whole
control Is lit th hands of General Yin '
Tchang, w .was credited a tew days
ago with rsoemendtng general massacre .
I th. !hta br ths Uanrtiui.
y in Tchang assumes an attitude at
nrsrutetei toward I he rev olutionary lead
ers and la said to n preparing lo reeum
hostuitles. It Is reported thai htt nege
tlatkins whleh bsva been oa with
.view to abdication have been sum
marily brok.rwoff.".- - .
Mongolians Will AM.
' Prince Kung.-the leader of th Mon
golian antLabdlcatlonlsts, haa offered to
raise M.Mtl troops lo assist In keeping th
Manchu dynas'y on the Chinese throne,
according to a dispatch from Tien Tain.
The money 'to finance the campaign Is to
be raised by selling th gold end silver
treasures In the Imperial palace at Muk.
den. wh eh are valiMVal 10,J,ol taela
(approximately f7,s,oo. ,
- All la quiet In Peking, acconMng to tha
earn dispatch, but fighting la tha elty
and the surrounding districts is believed
to be Inevitable shortly. .
Report tonflraie la Washington.
WASHINGTON. Jan. -Confirmatory
of cab advices the . Stste department
today received a report .that at a neset
inc ot th Manchu princes In Peking; laat
night It was "decided not to abdicate, hut
to leave the question of form of goesra.
mant ta a aettoaej convention properly
called." . . . i
Th dispatch stated that thare waa
gret excitement among th native of
Peking. - " '
. FRANKFORT. Ky.. Jan. a DeclarlnS
. . .. u.-. is Kentucky a
tnai news " -- - .
choice for the democratic presldantlal
nomination, members 01 --.. -
ot the Kentaoky tegisiaiure k
through with a whoop a resolution In
viting Mr. wattsrson . u -
- v,. .arm. Mr. Wattsrson
is now la Washington and had Intended
leasing 'next week tor norma. i -e
the remainder ot the whiter. .
r-mnarin jar. U. Pitcher Ruelbach
and Mclntvr of the Chicago Natmnala
are slated to go to th minors. Wslrers
on them bav been grameo oy au ins
.--.1 1 i-n e4ubs. according to an
nDiwwi "
announcetcent made today fy President
1 urpny. -
Boxes of
O'Brien's Candy
" -and
Dalzell's Ice
Cream Bricks
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tbs want ad ta thorn f la diss
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