Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, August 30, 1912, Image 1
THE BEE'S LETTER BOX Invites short contributions on cur rent topics from Bee readers., Let us hear from you limit 300 words. HE Omaha Daily Bee THE WEATHER. Generally Fair VOL. XLJI-NO. 63. OMAHA, FRIDAY MORNING AUGUST 30, 1912.- SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS. PRESIDENT DEFENDS USE OF VETO POW E R IN 1 ADDRESS Chief Executive Says This is One of Duties Imposed on Him by Constitution.' ELECTED BY ALL THE PEOPLE Failure to Exercise is Evidence of Cowardice. WAITS FOR T AIT' WITH KNIFE Woman Arrested Just Before Presi dent Beaches Hotel. SHE CAME TO PUNISH HIM Mrs. Caroline : Beer of Greenville, O., Had Tito Large Knives Con cealed In Clothing When Arrested. COLUMBUS, 0., President Taft publicly explained today his exercise of the veto poweit In his speech to a great crowd of farmers on the state fair grounds here, he declared that a president who did not use the veto power when he thought it should be used proved himself a coward. ; "Some of my friends say," said the j president, "that if a king had used the veto power as ! have, his head would drop the basket. But I am not a king, t and that is very different. The president I has the power and it is his duty if he !does not approve legislation to veto It. He must use the veto when his conscience tells him, whether his head drops In the basket or not. If presidents are men and most of . them are they will exer cise the veto when they think they ought - ' Most Vetoes are Good. "Look over the vetoes of other, presi dents and show me the bad one and I will show you more that made good. Our forefather's thought that it was well to have one man who would represent all the people and who would be able to tell ail the people when he saw legislation that he did not believe was good. The veto is an excellent thing. My friends who criticise me forget that I was elected Just as they were and by a good many inore people than they were." The president spoke to the farmers of legislation which congress had enacted for their benefit and promised that other legislation would follow. He said the gov ernment is . investigating the system of agricultural experts in . Germany which extend credit to the farmers at low Interest , with the purpose of Introducing it In this country if found feasible. He traced, the history of Ohio briefly ' and lq passing paid . his respects to the present-day . reformer. ; . :-'... " "One trouble with the present-day re former,"" - lie maid, "is that he wsjMS'liir reforms put into effect tomorrow morn ing before; breakfast. Reforms do -hot come- qulokiy, Mere change Is not nec essarily progress."1,', 1 ' . Woman with - Big Ki1t 'Arrested. Caroline Beers, aged 40, who Bald she was from Greenville, O., was arrested by Pittsburgh detectives at the Southern hotel, while waiting for President Taft With two long knives found concealed in her clothing. . The woman' said she .was the wife of the president. Mrs. Beers said she was going to punish the president She had been noticed yes terday afternoon waiting around the hotel and told employes she was waiting for the president yf . . "I have the sacred knife for President Taft," she told a detective when arrested. The woman did not get nsar the presi dent but was arrested and rushed out of the hotel Just as the presidential party arrived. She was found In one of the upper floors watting near the elevator on j which it was expected the president would go to his apartments. One of the knives found in her clothing was a long, keen-bladed affair, on the handle of which a picture of President Taft had been photographed. Mrs. Beers was well dressed. - A' roll of $200 was found In her clothing. ' " ' President Taft was not tol dof her arrest ( Mnlvane Hears Good Results. CHICAGO, Aug. .-David W. Mulvane of Kansas, director of the republican campaign in the west today declared that the election news from Michigan was en couraging to the republican party. Vis itors from Indiana and Nebraska gave Mr. M' ?!vane reports of conditions which were also pleasing to him. Joseph E. Davlea of Wisconsin, secre tary of the democratic national commit tee, conferred with a number of visitors. Preparations were made to enter the college field and it was announced that Dudley Field Malone of New Tork would Join the staff in a few days as the head of the college and young men's club department Mr. Malone is a son-in-law of United States Senator O' Gorman of 'New Tork. . Borah Will Not Take Stamp. . SPOKANE, Wash., Aug. 29.-Seator William 355. Borah of Idaho denied em phatically today the statement that he would campaign actively in support of President Taft He declared any speeches he proposed to make probably would not be acceptable to the republican national committeu. ,- Body of Late General Booth Laid to Best With Simple Kites LONDON. Aug. .-The body of the late General William Booth was laid to day beside that of Catherine Booth, his wife, in Abney Park cemetery. Representatives of reigning houses and of presidents of republics, including the United States, ; Joined round the grave with many thousands from the masses whom the founder of the Salvation Army had tried to uplift The coffin was borne from the great doorway of Salvation Army headquarters to the hearse, which was decorated only with dry palms placed , over the "blood and fire'' banner draping the casket The celebrated battle flag which the general had planted on Calvary was placed at the head of the coffin, and as this was done the flags of the foreign deputations and of the English provincial corps dipped in salute. " ' Immediately after the hearse a selected bodyguard of staff officers ot the Salva tion Army swung into line, preceding the mourners of the family, who were led by General and Mrs. Bramwell Booth. The entire procession was more than a mile long. '-'' Most- fittingly the procession passed through a portion , of that section of the city where the work of the Salvation Army is best known, and there in front of the houses stood many poor women and children who . had at some time or other received benefit from the army. As General Booth had been an honorary freeman of $he city of London, the lord mayor appeared on the balcony of the Mansion House and saluted '.lie coffin. The service was a ' simple one. Ad dresses were delivered by Lieutenant Colonel Damon, representing the Salva tion Army in America, and Miss Eva Booth, who arrived early this morning from her journey across the Atlantic, and General Bramwell Booth and Com missioner Cox. The late general's young est granddaughter sang a solo and Com missioner Carleton read the Scripture. Bramwell Booth ' read the Salvation Army's brief commitment service. Concluding sentences were followed by the swelling notes of the Salvation Army song, "To. the Front tins Cry Is Ring ing; to the Front Tour Place Is There." Roosevelt Making Three Dap' Tour of State of Vermont BENNINGTON, Vt. Aug. 29.-The state campaign, now nearlng its closing hours, for the election comes next Tuesday, re ceived additional impetus today with the arrival here of Colonel Theodore Roose velt for three days on the stump on both sides of the Green mountains. A' number "of progressive speakers, not ably former.; Senator. Albert J. Bevertdge of Indiana and Gift ord Plnchyt of Wash ington, here been tilling tfie political ground t Vermont for: several weeks. j Colonel Roosevelt' activities in the state will take him through the two con greatrional districts into four of the dtfes and -eight of the largest towns. If noth ing interrupts his schedule he will follow his visit to this town with. Speeches later In the day at Rutland, ; Mlddlebury and Burlington, with addresses tomorrow at St., Alblans, Morrlsville, Barton and St. Johnsbury and with closing remarks on Saturday at ' Barro, Randolph, Bellows Falls and Brattleboro. While Colonel Roosevelt is expected to discuss national Issues to a great extent it is also regarded as probable that he will pay some attention to the state candi dates. '....' " . getnmlc Saoek at Oalnmet. CALUMET, Mich., Aug. 29.-What is believed to have been an earthquake shock was felt here at 8:41 this morning, being general In Calumet district The shock lasted several seconds and shook buildings. The Weather For Nebraska Showers; ; 'somewhat cooler Friday. ' For Iowa Showers; cooler northwest portion. Temperature at Omaha Yesterday. "TfU Hours. . j , Deg, 1 5j 5 m jfrJJ a.m.:....... 7 a. m 8 a. m 9 a. m 10 a. m .., 11 a. m 12 m... ., 1 p. m 4 p. m.... m . m f p. m I p. m Model Prisoner is Pardoned by Gov, Dix ELM IRA, N. T., Aug. 29. Henry Rap- pel ye, a model prisoner at the Elmira. reformatory, stepped from the line ,at exhibition drill before Governor Dlx to day a free man at the governor's com mand. As the " governor reviewed the line a telegram came announcing the sud den death of Rappelye's father at Os wego. He was pardoned Instantly and within an hour was on his way to the funeral. Rappelye had been sent to the reformatory for attempted robbery and had been acting as a stenographer for the institution.- Tetzlaff Again Cuts Hgin Track Eecord ELGIN, 111,. Aug. 29.-Teddy Tetzlaff. in driving a 120-horsepower Flat worked the eight-mile Elgin road course at an average speed of about seventy-six mites an hour for four laps In the tunlng up trials today and broke Ralph Mulford's prevlpus record for the course by twenty six seconds. A crowd of many thousand people lined the . course to watch the speed trials in preparation for tomorrow's and Saturday's races. At times there were a score of the big racing cars In action. More Cavalry May Be Sent to Border WASHINGTON. Aug. 29.-It is possible that the American cavalry along the Mexican border line , will have to be In creased, according to a dispatch' received at the War department today from Gen eral Steever, commanding the Depart ment of Texas. The Thirteenth cavalry at Fort Riley, Kan., and the Ninth at Fort D. A. Russell, Wyo., are being held in readiness as reinforcements. , ll -ID ig STANDARD OIL OFFICIALS CHARGED WITH CONSPIRACY DALLAS, Tex., Aug. 29. The federal grand Jury of the northern district of Texas late today returned an indictment against a number of prominent oil men as representatives of the Standard Oil company. The charge is the restraint of trade and commerce and unlawful con spiracy and combination in restraint of tradi?. . It is alleged that individual defendants, the Standard Oil company and the Mag nolia : Petroleum company conspired to destroy the business of the Plerce-For-dva Oil uocda.tkm of Texas. ' MANUFAC OF STATE TO ORGANIZE Flans Are Now Under Way for For mation of the Association. MANY SEASONS ARE GIVEN CommercialXlub is Feeling Out Sen timent cf State. MOVEMENT STARTS IN OMAHA Benefits of Such an Organization Are Being Pointed Out. LEGISLATION IS IN VIEW Omaha Manafactnrere Desire Others to Unite for the Benefit of All Local Men Heanme Meeting;. The organisation ot a state manufac turers' association will be attempted by the Omaha Manufacturers' association. Letters . are being sent out from the Commercial club to all manufacturers of the state asking their opinion of the project. These letters cite tiio various needs for such an organisation and sug gest a big meeting to be held In Omaha this fall whereat the factory menthay get together and discuss the new body. The Omaha association desires , to get the manufacturers of the state combined for the purpose of bringing about some 'legislation on the workmen's compensa tion and employers' liability bill; desires the passage of a law in Nebraska similar to the Kansas blue sky law; is anxious for the development of water power and the checking of the annual fire waste. Discrimination against Wyoming fuel hii Is another proposition which the Omaha organization feels a state organisation could work against Many other things as reasons for a' state organisation, are given in the letters which are being sent out to the 2,500 manufacturers of the state. The Omaha Manufacturers' association will hold its first meeting in the fall pro gram Thursday, September 6. Should Old Acquaintance Be Forgot? . l A P Fro mthe Indlnapolls News. WILSON MAKES STUMP SPEECH Candidate Addresses Crowd at Lan caster from His Car. SECOND ADDRESS AT HARRISBURG Knox Will Not ?alk of Eoosevelt-Archbold Issue of Veracity HONOLULU, Aug. 29,-Secretary Knox refused on his arrival today to make any comment on Theodore Roosevelt's denial that he bad ever said in the presence of Mr. Knox that letters to George B. Cor telyou were written "to make good the record,", The letters in question were In structions that any contributions made by the Standard Oil company to the re publican campaign fund of too must be returned. 1 ,'' ' fr;f .'" "" ' "As I have made no statement concern ing the correspondence between Mr. Roosevelt and Mr. Cortelyou on any sub ject'' said Mr. Knox, "and as I have never authorised anyone to make any statement for me, you must excuse me from discussing the' subject ' Secretary Knox is voyaging by the cruiser Maryland to ' the funeral of the late emperor of Japan, which he will at tend as representative of the ' United States. Tne Japanese consul was among those V greet him today. : The Maryland will sail for Yokohama at 4 o'clock tomorrow. Returning with Secretary Knox Immediately after the funeral, It will call here to pick up Sec retary Fisher of the Department of the Interior, who is due to arrive from San Francisco in the meantime. Secretary Morrison Testifies Further in Hatters' Suit HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 29.-Frank Morriaon, secretary of the American Federation of Labor, was subjected to cross-examination by Attorney Daniel Davenport, when the hatters' trial was resumed today in the United States dis trict court The witness reaffirmed his statement that the American Federation of Labor never had anything to do with placing a boycott on the product of De Loewe & Co. of Danbury, plaintiff in the suit Mr. Morrison admitted 'that after the verdict of J222.O0O had been rendered In the first trial the original defendants dropped out and the American Federation of Labor assumed the full responsibility for the appeal and retrial. President. Samuel Gompers of the Amer ican Federation of Labor, testified that the American Federation of Labor exer cised no Jurisdiction over the unions comprising the United Hatters of North America between 1896 and 1903. JUDGE ARCHB0LD ASKS TO BE RELIEVED FROM DUTY WASHINGTON, Aug. 29,-Judge R. W. Archbold of the commerce court whose trial under impeachment proceedings is impending before the senate, has asked Chief Justice White of the supreme court to temporarily relieve him from duty. Chief Justice White thus far has taken no action upon the request of 'Judge Archbold. The phraseology of the act creating the commerce court appears to be ambiguous as to the power of the chief Justice to "relieve" a Judge of the court from duty. Judge Archbold has performed none of the duties of a member of the court since the charges were preferred against him. CHEYENNE YOUNG WOMAN DIES AS RESULT OF BURNS CHETENNE, Wyo., Aug. .-Speclal.) Miss Fannie Brooks, the young woman who was horribly burned in a gasoline explosion at her home in East Sixteenth street Monday night died at St John's hospital today. The rnfortunate victim suffered terrible agony before death came. Miss Margaret her sister, although pain fully burned when she attempted to smother the flames that enveloped Fan nie, is recovering and . will not be badly scarred. Governor Shakes Hands With Hun dreds ot . People and Waves His Straw Hat to Crowd Aronnd Station. HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 29.-Governor Woodrow Wilson did a little stump speak ing today in spite of himself. Not in tending to make any but scheduled ad dresses, he ' was' greeted by such big crowds at both Lancaster and Harrlsburg that the candidate found himself making speeches from both ends ofjils car, shak ing hands with hundreds and waving his straw hat to the many people who dotted the windows of surrounding buildings. The first demonstration was at Lancaster, and, as a preliminary to the formal open ing of his campaign in Pennsylvania later In the day at Williams Grove, it pleased the governor very 'much. ' "I venture to say T ito much more In terested Ih yoti ' than you are in me," said the governor, "because the interest ing and delightful part of campaigning in the last two years, as I have found it, has been that the country Is witnessing an uprising of the people. A crowd Ilka this means business. Tou are discovering not only that the government ought to be long to you, but that if you only 'hump' yourselves It will belong to you. Be cause,' just between you and me, recently it hasn't belonged to you. At least you have not been running It, you have been standing off and seeing it run. S "I don't mean by this to stir up passion or feeling. I simply mean that wc must get together again. We must draw aR men into conference. This is what I am Interested in; and the reason X said X was Interested in you more than you are in me is that I know the strength of a pub lic man Is in proportion to those men who are fathered with him." The governor also Was greeted by a large throng at Harrlsburg, where he stoppe only a short time on his way to William j G. eve. .. Rumor That Missing , Gunmen Will Testify for Becker Defense NEW. YORK. Aug. 28. It was learned today that lawyers for Police Lieutenant Becker will endeavor at his trial to show that Herman Rosenthal was killed In a gamblers' row and that the assassins soug.it to shift the responsibility for the killing on Becker. f District Attorney Whitman tried to trace Information that the whereabouts of the much wanted gunmen, "Lefty Louie" Rosenwelg and Harry Harrowlts. alias "Gyp the Blood," was known to certain members of the police depart ment. . ; ,' Report had it that these two men will be kept in hiding until the trial and will then be brought forward as witnesses for the defense to swear that Rosenthal was slain in a gamblers' feud and that Rose, Webbtfr and Vallon themselves took part' In tho killing. The stand' Jury was prepared to con vene again today to hear evidence of po lice corruption. 4 IOWA TROOPS ARE ON WAY ; BACK TO FORT DES MOINES IOWA FALLS, la., Aug. 2.-The sec ond and third squadrons of the Sixth United States cavalry reached this point today after marching twenty miles from Hampton. The troops now have 4 com pleted 2S2.S miles of their 338-mile march from Camp McCoy, Wis., to Fort Des Moines, la., which is their post This distance has been covered in twelve marching days, which makes twenty-one miles a day. CHICAGO CARMEN VOTING ON PROPOSED NEW SCALE CHICAGO, Aug. 29.-Ten thousand union street car men began voting today to decide whether to accept the ta00,C00 an nual Increase in wages contained in the agreement reached between their officers and officials ot the employing companies. Balloting will continue until tomorrow morning. Rejection of the new wage scale will put the matter up to a board of arbi trate n for settlement ' State of California Swindled Out of Big Amounts by Shippers SAN FRANCISCO,". Aug. 29,-Slxty thousand dollars a year are being stolen from the state of California by prominent shipptng men s sound San Francisco Bay, according to the finding of investigators and Daniel Ryan, attorney for the State Board of Harbor Commissioners, an nounced last night that civil and criminal proceedings are contemplated. The cases are said to resemble the sugar weighing frauds in the east Blanks provided by the state to show tonnage on which to bass harbor dues, have been filled In by clerks and agents of the shippers Involved so as to show, according to Ryan, much less tonnage of merchandise than the real amount handled. One company Involved, it is said tonight, has already made restitu tion to the state and a general scramble by others to do likewise Is expected. The frauds were proven by checking the ton nage statements against various ships' manifest. ' J ';. jVr , " ;, t Certain .lumbermen, are credited .with causing loss to the stats by discharging cargoes partly here and partly at Oak land, across the bay. This makes it hard to check lip on the total amount and col lect the full fee of I cents a ton. Petition for Release of Mrs, McMahon Denied by Court YANKTON, 8. D., Aug. 26,-(peclal.)-Judge R. B. Tripp, after a hard fought hearing, has denied the petition of Mrs. Nellie McMahon for freedom from the state' hospital for insane, on the grounds of now being sane. Mrs. McMahon shot and killed her husband's law partner, Attorney Thomas of Sturgis. She put up the defense of Insanity and was acquitted by the Jury that tried her. This Is the third attempt made by Mrs. McMahon to regain her liberty. The mental experts agreed her mental state was abnormal and Mrs. McMahon a dangerous person to allow at large. Attorney General Royal Johnson represented the hospital and Hs superintendent In the case. ' John Rlfenbark and Miss Edna Bowers, both well known Yankton people, were married here Tuesday evening. W. H. Fallon, In the government weather bureau, arrived here from Modena, Utah, to relieve the present in cumbent of the office, Dr. Cole, who has been transferred to Reno, Nsv. Eight Saws Found in Tombs Prison NEW YORK, Aug. 29.-A Jail delivery from the" Tombs prison, where Police Lieutenant Becker la awaiting trial on a charge of murdering Herman Rosenthal, the gambler, was frustrated, it. was learned today, by the accidental falling of a steel saw on the floor of a cell. The rlpg of the metal on the stone flooring reached the ear of a guard In the cor ridor, who - started an Investigation, which led to the finding of eight finely tempered saws and a bottle of muriatic add. The saws were distributed In two cells occupied by four prisoners, neither of which, however, was in the immediate vicinity of the cell occupied by 'Lieutenant Becker. YACHT TOWING DISABLED HYDROPLANE IS STRANDED LONDON, Aug. 29.-A double accident occured to Claude Grahame-White, the noted British aviator, and his wife while flying last night from South-End-On-Sea to Clacton, on the east coast A defect In the motor of their hydro plane compelled them to descend to the surface cf the water at Burnham. The machine was sighted and taken In tow by a yacht and Mr. and Mrs. Grahame-. White were rescued and brought on board the vessel. Soon afterward the yacht went as iore on a shoal and could not be got off until today. Suirar Trut Mast Settle. NEW ORLEANS, La,, Aug. 29. Under valuation of sugar entries at this port accredited to the American Sugar com pany from 1901 to 1907 amounted to fl0S,&33, according to figures announced today by Collector of Customs Hebert If settle ment is nut made it is said the matter will be referred to the federal attorney here for, action. BILLS IN DYNAMITE CASES Four Men Indicted for Conspiracy at Lawrence, Mass. THREE NAMES NOT GIVEN OUT Charge Is Unlawfully Tranaportlns Dynamite ' and Conspiracy to Dlstrlbnte it Dnrlna- Tex tile Strike. BOSTON, Aug. , 29.-TWO secret Indict ments were returned today by the Suf folk county grand Jury in connection with the alleged conspiracy to distribute dyna mite in Lawrence during the textile strike there last winter. One Indictment con tained the name . of one man, and the other named three men. Dennis J. Collins, a Cambridge dog fancier, was arrested after testifying be fore the grand jury for about ten minutes today. . .. . The single Indictment ; was returned against Collins,, who was charged with unlawfully transporting dynamite on January 10. He was arrested on a benoh warrant and was held in fl.ECO for trial Collins Is a friend, of John J, Breen, a Lawrence undertaker, who was fined tSOO last spring for disposing of dynamite to certain perosns. Mexican Rebel Chief Threatens to Kill All Americans in Sonora DOUGLAS, Arts., Aug. 2.-Amer!cans will be killed by rebels after September 16 IS the declaration brought here from Colonel Emlllo P. Camps, a leader of Orosco's rebel army, who, with 800 men Is operating along the Southern Paolflo ot Mexico, below Negates, Aria. The word Is brought here by various Americans, who declare they received it directly from Campa. An only alternative given by the rebel leader Is the resigna tion of President Madero. Based on a report received from Thomas Holland, an ex-Arisona ranger and United States customs officer, American Consul Dye ot Agua Prleta, Mexico, today wired the State department at Washington that Campa declares the stats of Sonora will be devastated unless ths Mexican presl dent resigns. Kiowa Squaw Left to Starve is Not Widow of General Houston LAWTON, Okl., Aug. .-A report of the condition of Melissa " Houston, a Kiowa squaw, sent from here last night stated that once she was the wife of General Sam Houston, first president of the republic of Texaa This proves to be erroneous. Deserted and an outcast from her tribe, Melissa Houston, a full-blood Kiowa, has been left alone to die of hunger and neglect In her weather-beaten tepee, three miles from Andarko. Mrs. Houston Is llf years old and blind. It has long been the custom of the Kiowa and Comanche Indians to aban don their old people to fate. HUNDREDS HOMELESS FROM TERRIFIC Wi SWEEPING OVER 01 Warren County Suffers Damage to: Extent of Thousands of Dollars as Result. HOUSES WRECKED BY STORM Streams Overflow, Forcing Families to leave Homes. LIGHTNING DOES GREAT DAMAGE Scores of Barns Struck and Fire Adds Terror to Storm. New York Sculptor Dies in Seattle SEATTLE, Wash., Aug. 29.-LouIs Pot ter, the New Tork sculptor, died here to. day while undergoing treatment by a Chinese physician for a minor skin dis. ease of long standing. Mr. hotter came here ten days ago on a tour of the west The exact cauof his death has not been determined. The' coroner is conducting an Investigation. WOUNDED ROBBER'S WIFE GREETS HIM WITH SMILE TOPEKA, Kan.. Aug. 29. Mrs. Walls Lonsberry, the, wife of ths Union Paclflo train robber, arrived here today with her two children from their Oregon home, to see her wounded husband. Although sbe had not slept for forty-eight hours and was on the verge of hysterics when she reached the hospital, Mrs. Louni berry walked straight to her husband's cot and greeted him with a smile and a kiss. Shs remained at the hospital an hour and then went to a hotel for a much needed rest PART OF LEBANON FLOODED Houses are Wrecked by the Wind and Score of Barns are Strnck By Ltchtnlngi and Barned. LEBANON, O., Aug. 2.-Hundreds ot persons are homeless today as a result of the terrlto wind and rainstorm that swept this place last night Although no lives were lost, damage to property will amount to thousands of dollars. Houses were wrecked by wind and a score ot barns burned after being struck by lightning. Famines living aiong me norm bhimi of Turtle creek were forced to abandon their homes when the creek overflowed Its banks and flooded the country. Reports reached here today that farm ers suffered a heavy loss of live stock throughout Warren county. . . More Damaare In England. ' LONDON, Aug. 28.-Wlth the renewal, of communication comes reports of In calculable damage caused by floods in all the eastern counties, though nowhere Is the situation so serious as that of Norwich, where a considerable portion" of the city will have to be rebuilt In Norfolk eighty bridges' were washed down and soores of villages are cut off from the outside world. Peters-1 borough became an island city. The Ipswich, King's Lynn. Nottingham, Spalding, Leicester and fftamf ord dls trlcts all were seriously affected. Fortunately there were few fatalities." Tonight's weather forecast indicated a renewal of the rains. ASSAILANT OF DIPLOMAT RELEASED0N LOW BOND HAVANA, Aug. J9.-Great Indignation in American and foreign circles was caused today by the release again of, Enrique Masa, r , the ? newspaper man charged with assaulting Hugh 8. Gibson, the American charge d'affaires. The Judge ft. klM mi hall Hi ISM. tha loWMt amount demanded even in a case ot com-, non assault ' ' : '"'- This was dons In spite of the fact that, Mr. Gibson , had been informed by the court that no bail would be allowed and that the accused would be kept In Jail. ; Mr. Glgson Intended today. In accord- : anoe with his Instructions from Wash ington to lodge a most vigorous protest and to demand severe punshment to his assailant ' During the morning of the day he assaulted Mr. Gibson, Masa went to a fencing school and practiced for an hour' with the sabre, telling the fencing' master he Intended to do somethng that would provoke a duel. JOHN WANAMAKER IS REPORTED SERIOUSLY ILU PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 2.-John Want maker, merchant and former postmaster general, is reported ill at his son's home In Atlantic City.. At Mr. Wanamaker's store it was said that he had been ill with a cold for two weeks and confined to his room, but was better. Positive de nial wu mnde of a story that he had undergone an operation ' for bladder trouble. From another source It was learned that Mr. Wanamaker is suffering from a nervous breakdown and two weeks ago in KlnAA ttiAn Yim Ann. TV or. ivudi; .... ja.vu .... - " dltion has Improved and he was reported "doing nicely" today. DEMANDS REMOVAL OF PANAMA POLICE CHIEF WASHINGTON, Aug. 29.-Emphatlc de mands upon the Panama government to control the Panama police and put an end to the gross brutality with which Americans, soldiers, sailors and civilians, have been treated, have been issued by the American State department It was in the execution of these orders that Amer ican Minister Dodge yesterday demanded th mmnvnl of the ' chief ot police. Quljano, and Police Captain Delaosss, FIRE FIGHTERS RESCUED" FROM DEVIL'S CANYON LOS ANGELES. Aug. 29. Thirteen Mexican fire fighters were rescued in pitiable condition today from Devil's can yon, where they had been hemmed In since Monday morning wtlhout food or water by the flames that are sweeping through ths brush on the San Gabriel range. With good care they, have a fair chance of recovery. There is nothing that can be advertised that cannot be , advertised with profit in The Bee classified section. This is a good thought to ponder a while. ."" Tyler 1000.