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OMAHA, TlirHvSlAV MORNING, MAliClI 'JO, FOUHTIOION lJA(IKK.
S1NOU3 COPY TWO CENTS.
CELEBRATING HIS BIRTHDAY
WITH HOME FOLKS.
QUICK REVISION OF
BODY OF LATE
TARIFF IS PLANNED!
AT BIRTHDAY FEAST
Secretary of State Paid Tribute by
Men of Party in State and
Stretcher is Carried Through Street!
of Saloniki by Prince Nicholas
and Army Officers.
STRANGE PROCESSION FOLLOWS
Want Bill Nearly Perfect When it is i
IPEAKS OF WORK ACCOMPLISHED
GEORGE IS EMBALMED
Delivers Address Before Joint Ses
sion of Legislature.
GIVES VIEW OF INAUGURATION
Says Viewed Passing of Government
to Honest Party.
PAYS TRIBUTE TO TAFT
Declares President AVIlson Una
Friendship of All Paction of ltc
pnlillcnii I'nrtj' fr Defciitlnir
t Lender of I'neli.
(From n Staff Correspondent 1
LINCOLN, March 19.- (Special.) -The
Auditorium wb not nearly large enough
to accommodate those who woutd pit
around tho banquet tabic and do honor
to William J. Bryan and participate In
the celebration of his flrty-thlrd birth
day tonight. Several hundred diners had
to be fed at the I.lndell hotel because of
lack of room at the Auditorium.
President Meier of the Lincoln Bryan
club, stated the object of the assembly
and Introduced Kdgnr Howard as toust
master. Besides Mr. Howard those who
spoke were Governor Dunne of Illinois
Governor Hodges of Kansas, .Terry Sulli
van of Iowa' nnd Mr. I3ryan. Several tel
egrams wore read from prominent per
sons not present. "
President Woodrow Wilson sent the fol
lowing: "Hon. Kdpar Howard, Lincoln, Neb.:
Please accept my sincere good wishes on
the occasion of the celebration of Mr.
Bryan's birthday by the Lincoln Bryan
club. I cannot tell you what a comfort
It Is to me to know that I am to have
the aid and counsel of your distinguished
fellow townsman. It Is a source of esn
ulne plessure, as well as great advantage
to me to be associated with him.
' WOODHOW WILSON."
Atltlrrni to Legislature.
Mr. Bryan, Governor Dunne and Gov
ernor Hodges addressed the house and
senate in Joint session and as many mo
people as could be crowded Into repro-
Hentatlve hall this afternoon.
In the audience was Mrs. Bryan and
her daughter, Mrs. Hargreaves, and the
latter'a husband, Richard Hargreaves.
These entered unannounced anil were es
corted to their seats in front by Henry
C. Richmond,, chief clerk, and thc(?
Identity tfn's not known to the membors.
!he. new secretary of stqtewas In hie
ustial happy mood "and" scattered chesr
a n dWiyjw raons , t h c numerous tight
lug democrats Who' had supported nlm
for the last twenty-flv'e years.
S.r. Bryan, In describing the Inaugura
tion or President Wilson, said: "i saw
the consummation of a struggle which
had lasted two decades. 1 saw the coun
try passing from tl hands of a party
which had been weighed in the balance
and found wanting Into the hands of a
pnrty which was honest."
He paid this tribute to cx-l'reslde.it
Tuft: "Mr. Taft is one of the most lov
able men I ever met and he goes put ot
office respected more than any preaiaetit
for fcomu time." He continued, "It was
not President Taft who was defeated,
but the principles of the party back or
Good Will from All.
"Piesldent Wilson," he said, "has th
the good will of the people back of him
and tho whole, of the democratic party
behind him, and that Is a great deal, Die
Tuft republicans like him because ho
biat Roosevelt and the Roosevelt men
like, him because he beat Taft.
"Some of my good friends thought I
ought not accept the office I have, uut
I thought If the president thought I
could be a help 1 was willing to do so.
While giving me the highest office, there
wac not one of them 1 would not have
accepted If It would have helped out the
party, and thus have served the people.
"it is going to he my duty and extreme
pleasure to make the announcement that
United .States Fcnators will be elected by
the people. Twenty-threo years ago I
(Continued on Page Two.)
For Omaha, Council Bluffs and VIelultj
Italn or snow and colder.
Temperature nt Uniitbii Vcntcrdn.
5 a. m.
! a. m.
7 a. m.
8 a. m.
9 a. m.
10 a. m.
11 a. in.
l p. m
- if. in
3 p. Ill
4 i. m
5 p. in
C p. m 3i
p. m at
s 1). m "1
Comparative Local Record.
1911 1B. 191 1. i'JIO
Highest yesterday M 45 66 78
lowest yeitenluy 31! 31 31 46
Mean temperaturo 3S 3S W 02
Precipitation 03 T .10 .00
Temperature and precipitation depar-1
tures from tho normal:
Normal temperaturo aj
Deficiency for the day 0
Total excess since March 1... !
Normal precipitation 01 Inch
Deficiency for the day 01 inch
't otal rnlnrail since March 1..
Kxcess si nee March 1.... ........ 1.6J nches
hxcess for cor. period. WIS.... .S nc h
Deficiency for cor. period. 1911. .36 Inch
Reports from Btntlona nt 7 1
Station and State Temp'. High'
rn. est. tdit
20 3S T
W til .00!
34 U) .!
26 K. .06
9 t .'id
a si .01
a ti .x
4t Vi .00
$ It .01
4! i- T
4S U .0f
S ti T
IS 1U M
Des Moines, rain...,
Dodge City, clear
North Platte, clear
rtaptd city, cloudy
8alt Lake City, cloudy..
Santa Ke. cloudy
Valentine, rlondv .
T indicates trace of precipitation.
i x. WKL31L Local Forccailtr.
WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN,
When the House of
Death is Burned
CHICAGO, March 19. The tragic ex
istence of the "Houte of Death" at 2T9
Wcntworth avenue, closed early today
with Its destruction by an lncldcnlary
fire In which three lives were lost.
Frank Pustella and his brother-in-law,
Joseph Cavellerl, -escaped,'" with severe
burns, by Jumping from a sceond.jj5pry-window.-
but Mrs. Pustella nnd her
daughters, eyjfffSii' years, ' wdre
overcome by smoke as they reached a
window and perished In the flames.
The house gained Its name because ot '
the fatalitlea which have occurred within
It during the last ten years. A decade !
ago Jacob Wcrnes opened a meat mar-
ket in tho place. Within a short space j
of time his entire family died and Wcr- 1
ner committed suicide. Werner's clerk,
Fred Kunz. took the market, but shortly
afterward his little daughter was scalded (
to death In a pickling vni ami ft week
after this accident Kunz was found dead
under mysterious circumstances. The
manner of his death has' never been
solved. The next tenant, was a man
named Strauss, who was murdered In the
house. A few weeks after that an Italian
crawled under the porch of tho place and
The Incidents were recalled by M. W.
Schrocder, an undertaker In the neigh
borhood. Ho said there had been others,
but they had paused from his memory.
WASHINGTON, March 1!.-Bi Igadier
General George P. Scriven, chief of the
United Statea signal corps, expressed
satisfaction today over the reports on !
aviation experiments bting conducted by
army officers at San Diego. Cal., and
Galveston, Tex., and ordered two more
lieutenants to each place (o recede In-,
structlons In flying. Lieutenants Walter
It. Taliaferro and Kred Heydel will
to Galveston, and Lieutenants
Chandler and Joseph K. Cuberry to
Tho chief signal officer's rerort In
formed him that all officers detailed to
"-ultsu: i.mumnuiiiB i-arK, jtoi.eary.
Gelger and Brereton, had "devolopod lntoi4llK up of tllc Peruvlan-Amazon company,
ri.e., nwu.u,B cuiuuHriuireiy snort
time," They have received llcente from 1 rccently reVealed sensational outrages In I
the Aero Club of America ana "iaveJtlo trciltment of the natives employH
ciuallfled for inlllUiry llcenees. . , ..,,,, ,,, , ,iu
Work at tho San Diego camp, It was
caiiii wouiii conimuo wiinnui inierrup
"tlon. throughout the summer. Jteports
-., . . j , , .. .
ji; Houston nnd back a dls ance. of ninety
' mllfft- In nil l rh tnon tnll. 41..
iiiy .-. uiuuc i.uiu uooeaiun m
1! : " l,,t
abator in each instance being nccom-. pogltlon whlch he ,lcM ag liquidator -t ! new chaiter for a commissioner of play
panled by a passenger, satlsflwl the gen-1 U0 conlmny. , grollluis as apart from parks and boule-
era! that exceptional opportunities for. ,n B, um,llivll contesting the appllti-, yards. The lequwt was referred to the
uiiik cAiiciinieiiiH were ueing oirerea ,
along tlie border.
BILL AGAINST KING OF
NFW?RnYi ls nKMIQQFn
" "'iUU''1 IJ UIOmlaa:U
IJitJuMUvun'L Z '
ment against Jack Sullivan, "King of Iti't,
Newsboys." charging h.m with compile,
Uy In tho murder of Herman Hosentlial,
J was dismissed today for lack of evidence.!
-r.,.., ,iia.. r .hu to-. i.n,..l
I ments found against the seven alleged
i . . ... .... ... .... r ' i. .. .. ii .i...
"Lefty Ixmic," "Gyp the Blood." "Dago
Frank" and "White-" Iwls are In the
death house at Sing Sing peit'llng the
outcome of their appeals. William Shi
plro, driver of the gray murder ear,
turned state's evidence and gained his
As Sullivan left the Tombs today he
was rearrested on an Indictment charg
ing him with bribery. This Indictinen:
was found by the grand Jury Investigat
ing police graft
WILL HOLD JOINT MEETINGS
Committee Members Will Consult
MEXICANS ARE ON THE ALERT
for Future Deliver)- ot
Cattle full for Ktm Price If
Tariff In Lowered li
l lilted State.
WASHINGTON. March 19.-QlHek turitf
revision along lines acceptable "to tho
democratic leadets of both houses ot
congress was the object of a conference
called for today between tho ranking
tariff revisionists of the party In the
senate and the house. The conference,
marking the completion of the tariff ie
vision bill in all essential particulars bv
the house ways and means committee,
' was designed as a move to get together
on common ground and to smooth tno
ways for the launching of tho first nemo,
cratlc tailff In many years under a pol
icy of swift, harmonious action.
Senator .Simmon.! of North Cnrollnt.
clmlrmaii of the senate finnnce commit
tee. nnd Senators Stone. John Slurp
Williams and Smith ot Georgia, consti
tuted the senate subcommittee for the
conference with Chairman Underwood)
and some of his colleagues of the wuy
and means committee, tho senators going
to the house side in accordance with the!
tradition Incldi nt to the reveiiue-orlg-
' lliatlng functions of the house. I
House democrats are confident thV ',
have framed a tariff measure Hint wilt;
lin ,i rll.r..l . ... . .
... i,niM uiiuui umiiuc io Mie pari
platform and satisfactory, generally, sn
a downward revision measure, .mil that
the revision in one bill should be able
to run the gnuntlct of both houses with
out much scarring. There will be a dem. I
nerntlc cnnn,l f .h !.. ...1.1,1.. ... I
first day or two of the extra sess.o. J
but tho democratic leaders don't antici
pate any upset of their general revision
I'lniia for the .Senate.
Senator Simmons outlined to he proii
dent today his plans for handling the
tariff bills In the senate. The senator
declared that In order to deal with the' more than tho numbor of postofflcr n
tariff expeditiously close co-operation i the country and 10.003' more than the
woul(J bo necefpary between members of'numDPr of railroad stations. Altogether
the finance committee of tho enatp an3 j there were 7,450,000 telephone stations
tKe, ways ,nndme&nc,ommj.ttc..ot ifoJ'. W'ffflfr5J S.-'-Ii6use.
- y ThcodqrcfNf'Vall, presIdrntTif thefTiTTrti-
A conference later between Scna'td''Pri'f,itatis tiiat.whllo Kurope hns nrnrlv
, r........ v. ..
". "c a m i. ""
a,m i noerwooa ana ou.er .
''crs 01 me nouse ways .nui ,neui,v
committee resulted In the understand,., j
t iat tariff rates will be thoroughly oon-,
Mlaeren Jinny "V the nouse and senate
committees and President Wilson betoio ,
tlle tnrl" revision actually begins In the
house. The four senators, all members'
of the finance committee, took up a num.
ber of contested questions concerning
tarur rates today, but no euort to com-
promise differences and reach conclu-'
slotiH were made. It In nlnnnnil in Imv
a number ot conferences bet-veen the
two houses, beginning In about ion days, j
when the tariff bills will be considers!
.Mexican Will Almiirli Reduction.
EL PASO, Tex., March 10. Contracts
already are being written by Mexican
cattle raisers designed to absorb any de
crease in tariff rates which the special
session of congress may ma Ire In the car
tie list, accomlng to County Judge W.
W. Bogel of Marfa, Tex., who Is here
attending the Texas Cattle Halssrs' an-j
Marfa Is the county seat of Iresldio,
one or the big Texas horde? counties.
Judge Bogel said Mexican cattlemen are
stipulating In their contracts tor deliv
ery that If the United States congress
reduces the tariff the price paid tnem
! or cattle
must be Increased propor.
AffoivC! nf PoTmH Q n
' jCllall O Ul 1 OX UVidil
Rubber Combine to Be
Wound Up at Once
j LONDON, Match 19 -The
. court tom4 or(iort.d t,le compulsory wind.
th(( nVe.tlKI.tlon l.v which Parliament;
CI ,..' n.,....t.r..n.
nrnl it I Hi t lu itnl t'n I'a wili0 a H t
! tha .',, i, Ann1.... ... u. ...eetinc vesterd.iv
i urotners were responsinie.
i ThB aotlo1 takfn , , ro.Jrt tooayi
removes Julius Caesar Arana trom the
j t0J to ,t,,nuvt. i,, .raiia, who .vas In
j court, declared that the Indians of tin
! Putumuyo district were cnnnlbals who.
; roslsted the advance of civilization. !
i Neither lie nor any member of tho tlrm.
I he declared, had any suspicion of the
1 i u,. ...I,,. nnl .
lte.l the rubber. He denied the Indians
' . . . ... ..... ...
emP-oy naa even ne,n va.u -
" TTl Z n
for Mrs. Kitty Pope;
BAN VBANCISCO. March 10. -Mrs.
Catherine Popo, alias Kitty, under ar
rest In Detroit In connection with the
operation of Owen I). Conn, the "Hun
dred Thousand Dollar Burglar." held In
this city, was Indicted as an accessory
In Conn's alleged crimes late last nlzht
by the grand Jury. A detective started
for Detroit today with requisition papers
for her return.
Drawn for The Bee by Powell.
ITI 1 V ri"U'
Earns Nearly Thirty
TORN. MarCll lD.-Klgllt billlOll
'0": ,,,,"drc'1 an ve-.ty-seven million
conversations were held In this country
last year over the wires of the Amer
ica Telephone nnd Telegraph company,
according to Its annual report Issued to
day. Tho dally average was 2ii,3O0,U.0. Tho
company has telephone stations In 70,Jn
cities, towns and hamlets, which Is 5.1MJ
!.(,. riraf olnua mull frnfflp nt ll
i:: " " . m h , "
"V" '' " " """
- h..,. .. .... .
The net earning .of the countn
voar were W7.900.000. an Increase
li rji: rinA
, . -p r .
(J nilOriQ JCieDateS IS
Water JjOarU. Ideal
Water board members, In accordance
with a resolution tntrouueea ny r-. i
Wend and passed at a meeting or roiu
members yesterday afternoon, will seek
to establish a uniform method of rebat
Ing. A committee of threo consisting of
Mr. Wend, P. C. Hcafey and D. J.
O'Brien, will confer on the inntter.
Mr. Hcafey opposed granting rebates
on a percentage busts, but said ho would
work with the committee f It sought to
establish a proper method of refunding
Several claims for refunds nre before
tho board, but no action will bo taken
on these until the committee reports.
Some of the members wero of tho opin
ion that to start making refunds again
would call down all kinds of criticism
and result in a rush for refunds, which
tho board would not bo Justified In mak
ing. "We'll get Into trouble," said Hcafey.
"Where will, you begin and how will
you end?" asked Member W, H. Bucholz.
"That's for this board to decide," said
Chalrmnn Charles Sherman.
"Nover can do It. Never In tho world,"
declared Superintendent Hunt of the
meter and "trouble" department.
NeverthuleBS the board Is going to try
It. Before the committee reports other
cities will be asked for Information on
how the problem is handled.
Mrs. Harriet Haller. superintendent of
the Chllil Having Institute, told the ehnr-
arternoon that inn greatest nc.-u
Omaha is a recreation commission, and
'she asked that provision be rnntio in tno
park committee, of which Harry Haekett
"Tho problom of tho modern city," said
Mrs. Haller. "Is now to live closer and
j closer together In a normal way. Wo no
- longer have the old typo of home. All
. nluuHtut itillut hi rt tllftlif OTihI 111 timvld lllLf
recreation. We must try to prevont the
! v.u,i... ,m c.hi.,b- ihnr ti,n. a.w
, ; -.- ""'" ::
Jlrfc ,,aler uuhi a w,.ifare tMimmlssion
j ouuht to be created but if this were too
1 "UhM to '""t1- "ut lr ,0
f uaiihivi' w jniij liitf.iuuw ciiiiiiiiimiiiuer mi
.... .. .. -i 1. 1
mmr n.iiiiii i.r uiiumib.
coinmlwiiou adjourned to meet th-
I night at S o'clock In the city council
ANOTHER SEVERE STORM
IS FARING IN na.K0TA
I'IKI'.itU S. D. March n -otecr e
vere torm l "asjir a In t! ' n today
It Id feared the fk,' u ' k truffle
on tie la'boad hrli bad lust
cleared ' r.f ui V dn en in bv last
v.eek's storm. 1
ASSASSIN ISAN 'ANARCHIST
King Recently Closed a School He
Opened in Volo.
HE IS A MAN OF INTELLIGENCE
Wna llerently Cuiidldtite for Deputy
from Volo to the lloule, (lie
Cireck I'Qiirlluiiienti and
NUW YORK, March ID.-Aleco ijchlnas,
the assassin of King Georgb f Greece,
was n man of education and a jntlrme 1
anarchist, according to Information ob
tained by Dcmetrlos N. Botasnl, Greek
consul In this city. Tho man nursed A
grudge a'galiiBt tho kink. Mr. Bofissl wui
$&&y Wi!" '-In thl5clty"wMoj
kJv,irfe to jti&'ifc;
mem naa ciofcd a sciiooi or anavemsm
which Schlnas had established at Volo,
tho chief city ot Tliessall. Sehlnns was
born in Volo.
"Schlnas, I have been told by country-j
men who knew him well, was a much
more Intelligent typo of mnn than Is in
dicated by tho news dispatch is, ' said
"Tho man was well educated, a con
firmed anarchist and nn atheist, lie
ccntly hO established a school 'n Volo
and began teaching nntl-goernme!it
Ideas. Tho school was closed by tho gov
ernment. The man announced himself
some tlmo ago as a candidate for the
office of deputy from Volo to the Uoulj,
the Greek legislative body, and was de
feated. It Is easy to see why ,'ie nursed
a grudge against the king."
Mr. Botassl said that the Greeks (it
this city would hold funeral services in
honor of the dead monarch nt 'ho Grcjk
orthodox church of tho Holy Trinity at
a date to bo (rCtermlned later. Similar
services will be held In Greek churches
throughout the country, to bo arranged
by tho Oreek charge d'affaires nt Wash
ington, Alexander Vouros.
Ilnld on School Described,
Tlu school of which Schlnas a said to
havo been a leader was known as tno
Krgatlkon Kontron, or "Center lor Work,
men," It waa said today by M, Parthanu.
a Greek merchant, who comes from Voio.
The Institution had not flourished long
when It was raided by the government
authorities and at least two of 'is lead
ers, a doctor and a lawyer, wero thrown
Into prison under three months sentence.
Schlnas, however, escaped, It was said.
The authorities seized a number of oooks
and pamphlets published by the school
which contained anarchistic doctrines de
nouncing tho king.
Big Profits Are Made
on Subsidiary Coins
WASHINGTON. March 19. The federal
government mado the enormous profit of
nearly fo.MU.ooo on the coinage of pennies
nickels, dimes, quarters and halvcB dur
ing the fiscal year of 1912.
Georgn K. Roberts, director of tile mint,
announces that the tieasury earned a
totnl of tS.GSS.GOO during the year on an
Investment of only l.2i.M for the op
eration of the entire mint service, or
almost l.V) per cent.
The cost of the nickel Is an Index ot
the goverTrment's profit on the coinage
of minor coins. Out of one pound of a
compound of nickel and copper, costing
about 23 cents, the government coins
XI.65 worth tit 5-cent pieces. The seignior
age on subsidiary sliver coins during the
year was JI.WS.000, while the on pennies
and nickels was $1,819,000.
JAPAN MAY PUT TABOO
ON PANAMA EXPOSITION
VANCOUVER. H. C- March 19.-A spe
elal cable to the World from Toklo,
j Japan, tody says:
j "It Is learned through official sources
' that in the event bills now before tho
! California legislature and hostile to Jnp
I anese pass Japan will withdraw Its sup
! port from the PanamaiPHf Iflc exposition.
I refusing to exhibit and prohibiting Jap
anese citizens irom tinving any connec
tion whatever with the exposition."
Starts for Amazon
On Scientific Tour
PHILADKLPHIA, March 19.-Tonrs and
cheers sent the yncht Pennsylvania on
Its way today when It steamed ilown tho
.Delaware river for one of tho most ad
venturous voyages of modern times.
The yacht )s owned by the CTrdvcrBlty
of Pennsylvania and Is bound lor Brazil
with a daring party of explorers, who
purpose penetrating to the far reaches
of tho Amazon nnd to the headwaters
of many of Its mlgltty tributaries In the
Interest of sclctico and humanity. Thuy
seek what Is known as tho "lost world"
lit the basin of therAinuton. . .'
The expedition, tms bceriVrBanUe n3
ijilppe.d ,by the liplvepjty . hiuspum. it
wlil Bo kone about three years and s
cxprcted to reach regions never before
visited by white men.
The yacht Is In command of Captain J
C. Ho wen, V. 8, N., retired, and tho ex
pedition Is headed by Dr. William C.
Larrabee, curator of the American sea
tlon of the museum. His chief asso
ciates are Dr. Franklin B. Church, an
nuthurlty on tropical medicine, and Sandy
McNaba traveler of wide experience
and a scientist.
Tho Pennsylvania is of only 1S4 tons
burden and carries a crow of eleven men.
Money Kited from
Ohio Treasury to
Bank and Return
COLUMBUS, O., March 19. A sensa
tional story of how funds of the state
of Ohio wero alleged to have been passed
between the offlco of the state treas
urer and tho now defunct Columbus Hay
ings and Trust company was told today
In tho state examination of the failure
of tho bank by Henry Wl. Bnckhus, sec
retary and treasurer of the Institution.
The failure left thousands of depositors
Tho former secretary-treasurer told
how tho transactions between the bank
and tho state treasurer's office were
covered up In the four days each year
when the offlco of the state treasurer
was examined. He said a bank ottlclat
would pack 1100,000 In a black handtiaS
and take tho money to the stato treasury,
After It was viewed there ho said the
money would be repacked and returned
to the bank,
Switchmen May Tie
Up Chicago Roads
CHICAGO, March 19, Nineteen roads
entering Chicago may be tied up today In
case of the failure of A. F. Whitney, vice
president of the Brotherhood of Hallway
Trainmen, to reach an agreement with
tho general managers of the railroads.
The switchmen and switch tenders are
Involved. They demand "tlme-and-n-half'
for overttmo work, Sundays and holidays
and semi-monthly pay days.
a meeting was arranged for this nfter-
noon after it was shown that only 100
men out of 0,483 had voted against a
strike. Arbitration of the matter was
left to the executive committee, composed
nf twenty-five railway men. If no agree
ment Is reached an effort will be made
to prevent tho walkout by Invoking the
Krdniau act. A strike vould affect nearly
all ot the freight moving In and out ot
Pope Attends First
Mass Since Illness
ROM1C March 19. Popo Pius, today for
the first time since his Indisposition,
was present at a celebration ot the
mass outside nf his bedroom. His sisters
and nieces also attended tho ceremony.
Among the numerous messages received
by the popo In connection with his name
day today were many from the United
States, Including telegrams from Cardin
als Gibbons, Farley and O'Connell.
Many Varieties of Uniforms Worn,
by Mourning Soldiers.
SHOTS FIRED AT SHORT RANGE
King Was Shot in Back and Lived
BULLET GOES THROUGH HEART
.Second Kliot In Fired nt Aide-de-camp,
lint It Misses Hint Aa
anaaln Itefiisea to Tnlk of
PALONIKL March 19. The body of the
Is to King Geoign of Gioece was em
balmed today and removed from the
hospital to tho palace on a stretcher
boino by his son. Prince Nicholas, and
several superior officers of the Greek
arm'. The stretcher was followed by a
strangely diversified procession, consist
ing of regular troops In their campaign
outfit, officers In brilliant uniforms.
clcigy. clvlllnns, Cretr.ns, Greeks, Mus
sulmans and peoplos of the various.
Balkan races In a kaleidoscopic variety
Soldiers of the Greek light Infantry in
their quaint kilts surrounded the humblo
military stretcher ns n guard of honor.
The procession on Its way to the palace
passed the spot whero King George woe
shot down yesterday.
On arilval at the palace military honors
were rendered. Tho body was placed on
r. blor In the main chamber and tho
Greek metropolitan offered a prayer. As
the civil and military authorities filed
past many of them burst Into tears.
A guard of honor consisting of Greek
captains and priests, the latter continu
ally chanting prayers, -will be stationed
around the body until It Is removed for
Shot Fired at Short rtsne,
Aleko Schlnas murderer ot tho king, ap
pears to have Jived much abroad. He
returned to this city only when It was
occupied by tl(o Greek army after the
surrender ot the Turkish garrison.
The premeditation ot tho regicide ap
pears to be established by the faot that
Schlnas lurked In hiding. Ha rushed out
when his royal victim was only stx; feet
from his hiding place and fired point
blank Into the bock Of the King. The
shooting occured only few yards from
Lieutenant Colonel FrarnxruUls, the
king's aid de camp, who was wsJkJng
beside his royal master, immediately
drew his rovolver. Schlnas turned and
fired at tho aide da camp, but the shot
Two Cretan military policemen, who
were acting as an escort to the king",
dashed at Schlnas and pinioned his arms
before ho could fire again.
When Francoudls saw that the assas
sin had been arrested, he turned to Kins
Georgo, whom he supposed had escaped
unscathed, and was horrified to find his
majesty stretched on the roadway
Francoudla rnlsed the stricken mon
arch's head from the pavement, but the
king was already unconscious and he
never spoke again.
Soldiers who had been summoned by
the shots, lifted the king from the ground
and carried him to a hospital. He ex
pired on the way without recovering
When questioned by the police Settings
"You have courts. I will speak there."
Pressed to say who he was and what
was the motive of his crime, he replied:
"Take me to the police station so that
the crowd shall not maltreat me. I will
On reaching; the police station he rave
his name and a few particulars about
Prince Arrlres Too Late.
Prince Nicholas, the king's third son,
and other officers hurried to the hospital.
On his (.nival Prince Nicholas sum
moned the officers and speaking; In a
voice choked with sobs said:
"It Is my deep grief to have to an
nounce to you tho death of our beloved
king and Invite you to swear fidelity to
your new sovereign, King Constantlne."
Crown Prince Constantlne, who suc
ceeds King George, at present Is at
Janlna. He Is expected to com here
with all possible speed.
Gives No MotlveJ
The assassin of the king Ms an evil
looking fellow, about 40 yeanl of age. On
being arrested ho refused tof express his
motive for the crime. He declared that
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