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NEWS SECTION JAGESeSEIOTES. The Omaha Daily Bee WIATHE& FORECAST. Cloudy, Warmer vol. xu-m 201 OMAHA, SATURDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 10, 1912-TWEXTY PAGES. SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.- EXPLOSION KILLS DOZENWORKERS Twelve Killed and Fire Injured When Dynamite Blast is Acci dentally Discharged. VCTLM3 BUHIED a CUT BT DIRT Cons traction Camp on Canadian Northern Scene of Accident "other laborers are mssrsQ Dead lien Mostly Composed of Aus trian and Bulgarians. HEW BRIDGE ON RAINY LAZE Accidental Diarkara of Ob BUlt Seta Off Reaaalader ml Eight Haifa Jut Filled Sr , la (barge. FORT FRANCIS, Ont. Fab. a-Twelve ron are known to hav bean killed wl flv wr Injured by a pramatura ax plosion of dynamite In a construction camp oa Ui Canadian Northern railway, near Fart Francis this afternoon. Among th dead Is John Casey, form ally of Lebanon, Fa. The others who lost their lives were Austrian and Bulgarians of whom little Is known. A number of workers ar unaccounted for and some of these may hava been killed. The man In charge of th blasting operations had filled eight holes with dynamite. The occidental dlscharg of on set off tho others and th fearful blast which fallowed blew down Into a cut In which many men were working thousands of tons of rock and dirt, bury ing th workers alive. Th construction company la building a qw bridge on Rainy lake and filling In a portion of the lake with rock for a permanent roadway. - Tang Shao Predicts Throne Abdication WithinTen Days SHANGHAI, China. Fab. t.-Taeg Sbao Tt th representative of Premier Yuan Bbal Kal, today declared that be was confident that th abdication of th throne would be an accomplished tact before February IS. There appear to be less confidence now than there hitherto has been that Tuan Fhal Kal will be selected for th presl denry of th republic On th other hand, the name of General U Yuen-Kerne, the present vie" president. Is mentioned,' and It Is possible that he may b eventually selected. Th draft of the proposed Magna Chart of th nw Chines repabU bag been completed by Dr. Wa Ting-fang, the min ister of justice In th republics cabinet, and now awaits th approval of th sen ate at Nanking. Th document provide lor a presidential term of fir years, but th sensi probably will make th first term only on year. It la thought that a compromls may be reached oa th queetloa of th future capital of China. President Sun Yal Sea. however, assert pool lively that KankintwUI b selected, although he ad mits that aa agreement, may b goad to keep Peking provisionally aa the nominal capital. Desultory outpost fighting continue In many places, but th reports as to the casualties ar very much exaggerated oo both sides. Tang Shao Yl declared posi tively today that there would b no more serious fighting. ROW WITH BRIDGE COMPANY OVER BRIDGE SPECIFICATIONS (From a Staff Correspondent) LINCOLN. Neb., Feb. . (Special.) The tat engineer's offic Is Just now th center of a fight being waged with one of th big bridge companies In Clay county. Engineer Price furnished the county with plans for three bridges, .which have been constructed by th West ern Bridge and Construction company. When It came to paying for them the county board balked becausa Engineer Price would not approve th work. On on of them, a beam bridge, th engineer called attention to th fact the beam was two feet short of the specifications called for, and In another place bolts Instead of rivets were used. The engineer reported he would approve th bridge as sufficient for th purpose It certain change were made, but that It was up t th commis sioners and th contractor to agre bow much should be deducted for the skimp ing of material. On a forty-five-foot truss brldg En gineer Price wrote th commissioners that- ao changes could be mad which would Indue him to recommend accept ance. He recommends that th board reras to accept th work and that com taxpayer tak action to compel th com pany to erect a new brldg which will comply with th specifications. , Engineer Price, writes th commission ers that It Is useless for his office to make brldg plan for th various counties If the contractors ar not com pelled to follow th plan and specifica tions, and ha object to being responsible for work when his plan ar not, fol lowed. This, In connection with) the action of the Richardson county board In deciding to erect its own bridges, I considered to be th beginning of con certcd flf hy .LffrJnat th - ltd brldf combine. TARRING TRIAL IS HALTED BY ILLNESS OF A JUROR ALBEBrf LEA. Ulna, Feb. a-Tb trial of th eleven men charged with tarring and featherlrjf Dr. J. P. Freeman of Glenvlll last April, was Interrupted to day by the Illness of Juror Henry Schoen rock. Th case wa adjourned until Mon day. The evidence was completed during th morning. Mrs. Freeman, wife of the physician being th last witness. SOUTH OMAHA WILL HAVE POSTAL SAVINGS BANK WASHINGTON. Feb. 1 -South Omaha, Neb-, and Kenosha, Wis., were among five first das postofflces which war today designated as postal savings depositor! The' National Capital Fa-Id?, February 11 3. The Senate. Not !n esion; metft Mondar at 2 p. m. Lorimer commute lul aStenoCTaph-er Shtrldana ability to record faraway con- ven t tons. pti nrodikcta manufacturers told fl- n&nro committee proposed new ateel tariff would seriously affect their buatnes. Expositions committee orOeretl adverse report on resolution asking Lattn-American nations to participate In San Die exposition. The House. Met at noon. Homestead Pa., steel corporation plant conditions related to Stanley committee. Ueorge B. Cortfivou testified before potUofflre expenditure committee in Lewi fraud order caee. Democrats will caucus next week on enemies., tariff bit), which ways and means committee will report. Democratic members of bankina com mittee bean pins for proposed "money trust' InveMtlfeatton. Private pen n ton bills considered. - In armr aoDiODrlatton bill debate Rep resentative Mann advocated Increased ap propriations for aeroplanes. Effort to in crease the aeroplane appropriation from 176.009 to I12&.W0 was defeated. I Texas May Object to Passage of Mexican Troops Through State EL PA80, Feb. f.-Some frightened B Pasoans have been protesting to Gov ernor Celquit against th passage of Merl es n federal troops through Texas from Eagle Pass to El Paso and then Into Juares, some fearing that It might result la a battl in Juarez. Th governor has replied that he ha not yet given the stat department permission to pass the Mexicans through and 1 considering the matter. Th Juan garrison la now virtually without troops, sine th soldiers were sent south yesterday to operate against th Vasquesta now holding th country west of Chihuahua. Mora soldier ar ex pected today, but they ar to be sent south at one to attempt to restore peace along th line of th Mexican Northwest ern between Juares and Pearson, Several bands estimated at from 100 to 50 men each ar In action west of Chihuahua. Residents of Chihuahua are hurrying to El Paso. Disinterested per son estimate that there are many more men la arm against th government In Chihuahua than there ar supporting It. Pasqual-Oroaco still decline to tak the governorship. EAGLE PAS Tex., Feb, a-A detach ment of cavalry today left Fort Clark, forty-five mile north of Eagle pass, under orders for a forced march to Eagle Pass. Th detachment wa expected to arrlv her befor night. A troop train of Mexican soldier from Baltillo on th way to the border her to meet th United Statu troops and be escorted by th latter to El Paso. Story of Formation of Secret Union of Shop Men is Denied KANSAS CITT. Feb. ..-That labor leader ar secretly perfecting aa organi sation of railroad shopmen that will In clude all roads operating west of the Mississippi river, aa stated by a Chicago di patch today, wa denied her by J. H. Spelts, third vice president of th Broth erhood of Railway Carmen, Albert Hlniman. vloe president of the Boilermaker' International union, said he had known tor some time that the plan had been discussed, but that he had not been officially notified of any action "A glgsntlo organisation of all the anion would do more to prevent strikes on railroads thsn any other remedy,' Mr, Hlnsman said. "Whenever th rail road engineers, who have a single organ isation west of th Ml salad ppt river, want change made In their contract th dele gates confer with delegate from the managers' assodatloa, A strlk would mean all th engineers In th wet would walk out, thereby tying up all of the railroads. McKinley Says Taf t Will Have 780 Votes on the First Ballot WASHINGTON, Feb. (.-President Taft will nave 78 vote out of th total of h9!t on th first ballot at th Chicago con vention, or Ml more than th majority necessary to nomination, according to a statement made today by Representative William B. McKinley of Illinois, secre tary to th president. C. 1). Hiller, and Senator Murry Crane of Massachusetts The three held a conference today, which wa practically th opening of th Taft campaign for re nomination. The figures given out were reached after a careful canvas of th country. It wa said. ALBERT L PARKS, PIONEER THEATRICAL MANAGER, DEAD NEW TORK, Feb. l-Albert L. Parkes, mora than fifty years a theatrical man ager and writer, la dead of a complication of diseases at his horn here. He was S years old. Mr. Parke entered th life of the (tag In IS5t aa manager of the Nelson sisters burlesque company. Later he was associated with Barnura. As manager of the famous old Woods museum In New Tork he presented the Cardiff giant sensation. For many years he wa known to stage folks as "Th best dressed man on Broadway." . Th "Cardiff giant" was composed of a gypsum slab, shipped from Iowa and shaped up with reasonable anatomical proportions. OR. SPAHN IS ELECTED PRESIDENT OF REICHSTAG BERLIN. Feb. t-Dr. Peter Spahn, the leader of th clerical center party, was today elected president of th Reichstag, defeating August Be be I. the leader of the social democratic party, by 19C vote to 173. Phillpp Scbeidemann. a socialist, was elected first vice president of th bouse, defeating the conservative candidate, Hermann Chriestaa Dietrich. Dr. Her mann 8. Paaacn, th natloasl liberal leader, waa chosen second Vic president of th Belch stag. MARINES LAIN1 DAT P0ERT0C0RTEZ United States Gunboat Petrel Sends Force Ashore to Protect Amer ican Concessions. HONDURAS HUES TO GIT WHARF Decree Directed Valentine Company to Tarn Over Property. AGENT ASKED FOR HOSE TDtE This Was Refused and He Appealed to American Consul. G0VERN3Q31T STOPS TRAINS Freights Cai-rylag Barns ua te Ilarbav Sidetracked mm 4 Vesoele Waiting- few Car; For Ign Ceaewla Protest. PUERTO CORTKZ, Honduras, Feb. t. ( Delayed in Transit) Ther ha beea a clash between United States and Hoadu raa authorities over enforcement of a government decree directing repre sentative of W. & Valentine to surrender to government authorities th railroad, wharf and other prop erties held under less by th Valentine syndicate. Seventy-fir marines from the United States gunboat Petrel landed and seised th wharf and railroad. Honduren troops war then ordered to stop all train The governor has filed a pro test Th population her waa greatly In censed at th landing of th marine Acting on th authority of oongras which declared th Valentin contract cancelled, President Bonllla ordered that civil proceedings be brought against W. & Valentine of New York, ordered de livery to tho government of th railroad and wharf and demanded aa accounting for alleged damages sustained by the government Asreat Appeals to Ceaaal. Th decree waa served on A. U, Greety, Iocs! manager of th Valentin syndicate, who asked time to communicate with Mr. Valentin. Thi request wa refused. Qreely appealed to th American consul, who asked th oo-o Deration of th com mander of th gunboat Petrel, now In th harbor. The commander of tho Petrel requested that th enforcement of th decree be delayed twenty-four hour jintil the American consul could communicate with th stat department Th governor also refused this request and demanded that the railroad and wharf be turned over to him by S o'clock this morning. Th com mander of th Petrel then landed seventy five marine and placed them oa th wharf and at the railroad office, Foretaja Coasala Protest, The British. Italian. Mexican. Oaplah and Nanretgan t omuls m summoned and through them th governor protested to the American consul and the Petrel's commander against the landing of marines. . President Bonllla was Informed of th turn of event and he ordered that de tainments of armed troops be Immedi ately placed at La Guns, on mil south, and Chamellcon, twenty-eight miles south of Puerto Cortes, with Instruction to stop all trains. When this order was given a number of banana trains were out and IU enforcement meant that sev eral ahlps In the harbor would not be able to get cargoes. Up to th hour of sending this dlapstch (Feb. 7) the commander of th Petrel had received Do instruction from Washing ton and was contemplating withdrawing the marines. Hawley's Favorite . Nephew Will Get Share of Big Estate NEW YORK, Feb. a-Mrs. Frederick Crandall, nee MoManus, cam over to New Tork today from Biackwell's island and learned tor the first time that her husband was an heir to the 1st Edwin Hawley and a prospective millionaire. Sine January last she had been aa inmate of th workhouse, sentenced thar for "disorderly conduct and mischievous mischief," th outcome of a tenement house row. Th children of th pair hav been at Chatham, N. T., awaiting their mother's release, and It Is understood that ah will Join them ther. Young Crandall one wa on of th lata railroad millionaire's favoitt neph ews, but they quarreled In UM when Mr. Hawley learned of Crandall' attentions to Miss McManus, then a telegraph op erator In th offices of th Southern Pacific railway. Sine Hawley died intestats Crandall will receive a share of th estate, amount ing it la said, to mor than tCOUO.OOQ. Insanity Will Be Defense of Sneed FORT WORTH, Tex., Feb. t.-Whea th trial of J. E. Sneed, accused of the murder of Captain A. O. Boyce, was resumed her today, th defense began with testimony aimed to show that Sneed thought his wife Insane when shs sloped with Captain Boyce'i son. W. A. Fuqua, banker at Amarfllo, and partner of Sneed, testified that he ad vised Sneed to glr up bis wife and start over again somewher else, and that Sneed answered: "I would do anything reasonable, but I hope you won't ask that or insist upon it I can't do It She la insane." Th cas took aa unexpected turn this afternoon, when Sneed' attorneys an nounced that th Question of th prison er' sanity, beginning with th period after hi wife's elopement, would become an issue In the trial. TWO KILLED BY EXPLOSION , AT ROCHESTER, MINNESOTA ROCHESTER. Minn.. Feb. J Two persons were killed, on fatally Injured aad four others seriously butt in an ex plosion of a lighting plant la the borne or Charles Postier near her today. The dead are: . MISS CASTLE WADING, aged 17, of jronoca. VIOLET P08TIER. aged 11. The Up-tchjv Burglar , , . TWO TRDE BILLS ARE BROUGHT IN DonglM County Grand Jury Eos Re turned, ue im iw- intm-v ; ments. TAKE VP POLICE BOARD PROSE Enquire Into Meeting Between b loon Keepers and Board Member. MAH05EY CALLED TO .STAID Street Railway Officials to Tell ef i Alleged Jury Bribing. - . , JURY ASKS ABOUT GAKBIHa I From th Mlnneapolla Journal. J. R. LEHMER DIES SUDDENLY Passes Away While Preparing to k Li. J VAl..-f V 1 avian's jimjuicti xuucibi. HAS A HUN SOKE TIME Death. f His A red Meihrr Prove t ' e- t'jrder Blast The HiTss" Bear Lived la Oaaaka for riftr-Ptv Years. OMAHA MAS DIES WHILE. PRE PARUtG FOR MOTHER'S FU5IRAL While preparing to attend the funeral of his mother, Mrs. Elisabeth Lehmer, about 1 o'clock yesterday aflernon. J. H. Lehmer, aged U years, waa suddenly strlrkea with heart failure) at his heme, SHS Harney street and died a few minutes latsr. Mr. Lehmer had been III for soma Umei and th death of hi mother Wedneeday' atfernoon affected him and h waa very! weak when he began to get ready for th funeral. Me was In his room alone when he was stricken and fell to th floor lust aa hi wife entered the door. He died before medical atlentlon oould be given him. Joseph R. Lehmer came to Omaha nt th ag of S year. Hs was born In Pennsylvania and was brought to Omaha by his parent. All hi schooling was In Omaha and h ha been In the electrical business In this city for a number of year. He wa a brother of Frank Leh mer, who died about a year ago.. Ha Is survived by his wife. His mother. Mrs. Elisabeth Lehmer died Wednesday aft ernoon at th ag of N years Her funeral waa held yesterday aftrnoon at th FIrts Preabytsrisn church. Funeral arrange ments hav not been made. Cortelyou Denies . All Charges Made by Lewis' Attorney WASHINGTON. Feb. t.-Goi-g & Cor telyou told th nous committee on ex penditures la th Postofflc department today of hi action in Issuing fraud order against B. Q. Lewis of 8t Louis la 1KB snd 1M7, while he was postmaster general. A publishing company owned by Lewis and also th United States bank of St Louis were affected by th orders Frank Madden, who waa third assistant postmaster general under Mr. Cortelyou. la now counsel for Lewi. Mr. Cortelyou said Madden had refused to Issue fraud order against Lewis and that he bad Issued them personally . Mr. Cortelyou denied that any -extraneous influences" had anything to do with his action In th Lewis ease. Reading from th record Third Assistant Postmaster General Brttt reviewed testi mony of MCJden In which Inference were mad that th express companies bad sought to break up the Lewis bank be cause It did a mail banking business which Interfered with the money order business and that Senator Piatt had Mr. Cortel you appointed to attack th bank aad de stroy It All such Inferences Mr. Cortel you emphatically denied. "Ther never wa anything before me or In my mind to cause me to issue an order prejudicial to th Lewis company," said Mr. Cortelyou. NEGRO STUDENTS TAKING UP APPUED SCIENCES WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 President Wil bur P. Thlrkield of Howard university forsee a new era In the educational life of the negro race, in th marked in crease in the number of students who are taking up the science at th uni versity. In his report to the trustees today President Thlrkield says the open ing of the new hall of manual arts and applied sdenee make availabl to negro students for th first Urn oourses In civil, mechanical aad electrical englneerlnaV f i . . - ' s it. V F J. YL LEHMER. Lord Churchill Says British Navy. Ready . For Eventualities GLASGOW. Scotland. Feb. .-Winston 8pencer Churchill, the first lord of the admiralty, in a speech here today, painted a roseate picture of th preparedness of the Brltlch nary to meet all eventualities. II spok of German and British aea rivalry, taking the view that while naval power was neoaetary to th existence of Greet Britain, it was a luxury for Oer msny. Referring to prospective naval Increase In th two countries, h said there waa no need tor excitement or panic. Oreat Britain had th situation well In hand and ther was no chance whatever of It being overtaken In naval strength. Viscount fialdane is Guest of the Kaiser BERLIN, Feb. . Th German emperor and empress today gave a luncheon at the imperial palace la honor ef Viscount Hsldane, th British secretary of state for war. Among those Invited to meet Viscount Haldan were Dr. Ton Beth-man-Hollweg, th imperial chancellor; Admiral Alfred Von Ttrhlta. minister of marina, and General Josfsh Von Heer Ingen, minister for war. It Is now generally admitted that one of th alms of Viscount Haldane s visit to Germany Is to relieve thos. tension which bss affected Anglo-German rela tion for soma time past Nothing defi nite as to th nature of th discussions between the -British ststesmsn snd his German conferee has become known. REED WILL PROPOSE ' TWO-TERM AMENDMENT WASHINGTON, Feb. ,-enator Reed of Missouri will Introduce a resolution next Monday providing for a constitu tional amendment to bar any men from holding th office of president of th United States more than two term of four year each, th filling of aa unexpired term to b regarded as a full term. GERMAN SHIP CAPTAIN CONVICTED OF ESPIONAGE WINCHESTER, England. Feb. S.-Iletn-rlch tiroes, a captain In the German merchant marine, who waa arrested on December S on a charge of espionage, was sentenced today at th assise to three years' penal servitude. HASTINGS GIKUAS ESCAPE Attempt to Kidnap Marguerite Lay Made by Stranger. ' . CLUE IN THE WILLIAMS CASE Possibility aaas Man May B lea pt Ira teg laj Both Fplsaiea Hall v Sheriff away Rsaalag Daws ' laapeXa. HASTINGS, Neb.; Feb. .-(8peclal Tel egram.! It Is supposed th murderer of Ooldle Williams wa In Hastings yester day afternoon ' and attmpted to kidnap Marguerite Lay, H-year-old daughter of Mr. and Sirs. A. K. Lay. Th little girl waa returning .from school at i o'clock when a middle-aged man. driving a bay team with white feet, drove up and asked her to get In th buggy and be would alvs her a ride. She accepted and he thee said he Wo lid take her out to th lake, where ah could go skating, but shs In formed hint that she could ant skate. In th meantime he waa driving In the opposite direction from the lake. The gill became suspicious and demanded to be released and tried to attract atten tion by her outcries, but as they were in the outskirts of th city no relief came. Finally she grabbed the lilies and Mopped the teem,' but the man still held her. A Struggle followed and the girl (truck him hard In th face aa she jumped to th ground and ran 'for horn. She describe th man a below .medium height, not fat. mustache Just started and wearing a dark suit and a striped cap. Many gaes)ets Foaad. GRAND ISLAND. Neb., Feb. a-Dep-uty Sheriff Cord reported thla afternoon having captured a suspect la th WO Hams murder esse, traced south from Aurora, and having him la custody. Th deputy communicated over the telephone that th man la somewhat older than th description of th stxangs peddler Indicates. Chlf Arbogast went to Au rora tonight accompanied by parti who can identify th murderer. If th right man la caught Th looal authorities do not believe that th eaprjv la th on so much desired. - , Today a man who gave hi nam aa McAdara waa arrested at a achool houee several mile south of th city, where he had been frightening th children and at tempting to untl th teacher' Bore from It hitching post lie was unabl to glr a good account of himself, but Is also not th man wanted. Th incident together with th report from Hastings baa added somewhat to tha excitement aaloting since Wednesday morning. Th Individual subscription for a reward now bring the- total to over H,0OO. Inquiries for a dlscrtptloa of th murderer ar coming la from all over Ne braska and Iowa. Girl Uevd B oasss. OoMw Williams, th 10-rear-old girl murdered at Grand Island Tuesday night wa bora la Omaha and Hved here with her paranta at Thirty-first and Maple streets until two year ago. - Her father wa formerly employed by th Union Pacific ber and la well known among railroad men. newspaper Mea Ar Called ta te Tell Wbat They Kaaw at th Vietatleae ml Bight O'clock Cloelag Law. ' Teatlmony brought out. at yesterdays , sittings of th Douglas county grand Jury resulted In a decision of tha Inquisitorial body to recall Fir and Polio Commis sioner Charles J. Karbaca aad to all' Folic Court Clerk John J. Mahoney to testify regarding an alleged meeting at th Board ef Fir and Polio Commis sioner with Omaha salooa keeper to discus llosna matter prior to tha' board's hearing oa application for II- After briefly eonatdartng evidence aa i far given la th (treat railway Jury brib ery cases th grand Jury decided to go deeper Into this matter aad to call m ployos and offldala of to company to th at and. Judge Sutton has requested th aawa aaoers not to publish name at sub poenaed witaesee until they hava ar sen ted themselves for examination by th grand Jury. Tha request waa mad at th instance of th grand jury. Frank Skruppa, Jo Hoffman aad Jhn Sambo, saloonkeeper, were examined by th grand jury yesterday afteraoon. Thslr nam hava been con nested with th rumor of a "shakedown" of nqaar dealers seeking license, Fred A. Carey and F. Eugene Aokermaa, reporters for th Dally News, ale war sra mined Carey examination waa lengthy. Ho probably will be recalled. Hla.taotlmeay dealt mainly with vlolatioa of th : S o'clock dosing law aad laws against gambling. ' Th grand Jury adjourned until thla morning. This Boon It probably will id Journ until Monday morning, Indiclmeata-tka first fruits of th de liberations of th present Douglas county f rand jury war returned ki the fraad Jury before Juda A. L, Sutton tat district, oourt shortly after S yeaterday after, noon. Two Indictment were banded be ' Robert Smith, clerk at th district oourt. by John W. Oelgw, foreman ef the grand Jury, after th dork had called th roll. On of th Indictment was against Oeorge Williams, who already Is under street In th county JalL Ha it charged with breaking and entering. Th nam of th other Indicted Person ss being with held pending arrest Th chart Is said to be of was common felony. At U yesterday morning th graad jury sent word to Judge Sutton that at desired to report some Indictment. Th Judge sent word that he would reoeiv the trend Jury report at noon. When th Juror had assembled before Judg auiton at noon Clark Smith called th ' roll. Grand Juror A. D. Klein wsa ab sent. It wa discovered that he had net understood that tha grand Jury wa to report at Boon aad bad gon to hi office. Judge Button said ha could not receive Indictment when all th juror were not present and Instructed Formaa Gelier ta return with all grand Juror at S o'clock. Further probing of matter In' connec tion with licensing of saloon keeper by the Board of Fire and Police Commis sioners occupied th grand Jury all morn ing. A Rablnowlts of th Her Oread pharmacy, A, M. Easterllng and C. Mason Yould. reporters for Th Bee; Mil Orecnleaf and Kenneth B. Cam eron, reporter for th World-Herald; T. W. McCullough. managing editor ef Th Be, and Fred A. Carey, a reporter tr th Dally News, bad been examined whea th grand Jury adjourned at noon, John Sambo, Frank Skruppa aad Joe Hoffman, who bad been subpoenaed for It o'clock, and bad waited outside the grand jury room all morning, war told to return at I o'clock. . ' Karbaeh mm Stead.' Charles J. Karbaeh. a member of the Board of Fire and Police CommieadOBer.' told the grand Jury what be know about the rumors regarding Uquor licenses jee terday afternoon, and wa thoroughly ex amined regarding- the board expend itures for supplies for the police and fir departments. It was the flret tea-' tlmony of thla nature gtvea the grand jury. He reeumed bis testlmoay at the beginning of the afternooa sitting aad re mained on the stand until aeariy t o'esoek. Karbaeh waa followed on th all mas stand by Arthur Pugh. editor of the Mediator, who waa in the. Jury room about a bait hour. Both Karlxuk aad Pugh refused to discuss their tesUneay. Attorney Thome W. Blackburn, who haa taken a leading part In gathering evi dence In the matter ef the etre-H tall way company jury bribery rharras, waa th next and last witness of tne after-' Boon. Tho grand jury adjourned an til thla morning after baring devoted aa hour to Blackburn' examination. JURY IN SIOUX CITY MURDER CASE OUT FOR TWO DAYS SIOUX CTTT. la.. Po a-The jury in the Dim murder case, which retired at S o'clock Wednesday evening, wa still out at noon today. Th outlook for aa agreement eems remote-- On Juror was allowed to visit a sick daughter thla morning. Dlrsa la accused of killing his sweetheart , Xosm le Oat ef Cmml. WASHINGTON. Feb. S-Nnme. Alaska, on the border of the Arctic circle, la reported entirely out of coal, according to dispatches to revenue cutter headquar ter. At thle time of the year It would be impossible. It Is said, for a cutter to reach Nome. Aa appeal has beea Beat to Vladivostok for in Russian govern ment's big Ice cutter. . Use the tele phone. When yon hav anything around the bona to sell, a room to rent, a house for eel, when Tou want tometiilni, whoa In need ot competent belp, dm The Boa Want Ada. An ad will cost tou only a few casts (on cent a word If run two or more times). Tha results will be beyond your ex pectation. If you can't coma to the Be office use th telephone. Tyler 1000.