Image provided by: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE
About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 5, 1913)
The Omaha Daily Bee
tor opportunity create It for
leurself by Judicious use of Tho
lice's Advertising column.
VOL. XL11I NO. 140.
OMAHA, F1U DAY MORNING, DECEMBER 3, UU3 TWELVE PAGES.
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS. ! HoV?L ,,!f!tVc
FACES MOST ACUTE
Radical Newspapers in Berlin and
Frankfort Demand Resigna
tion of Cabinet.
KAISER TAKES DIRECT CHARGE
He Summons Military and Civil Au
thorities at Zabern.
CABINET ACTION IS UNPOPULAR
Vote of Want of Confidence Passed,
293 to 54.
BUDGET IS AISO IN DANGER
Imperial Parliament Probably Will
Itefnae to Proceed vrlth Dlacna
slnn Till IllKlitn of t'lrlllntm
BERLIN, Dec. I. A voto of noncon
fldence In tho German government In
connection with Us attitude In regard to
the troublo between military and civilians
nt Zabern, Alsace, won adopted In the
Imperial Parliament today by 193 against
fit. One blank paper was handed In,
while forty-nine members were not pres
ent BERLIN, Dec. I.-Kmpcror William de
cided today that the time had come for
Mm to Interfere pnrponnlly with I the full
weight of his authority In order to put
nn end to difficulties between the civil
end military authorities of Alsace. Ills
majesty this morning summoned the gov
ernor general of Alsace-Lorraine, Count
Charles Von Wedel. and tho command
ing genera', Lieutenant General Bcrthold
Y Von Delmllpg, to report to him. Immedi
ately at Donaucsclilngcn.
The strife between tho military authori
ties and the civilians In the little garrison
town of Zabern, Alsace, brought nbout
over night a political crisis of the most
ncute order In Germany. Demands for the
resignation of the Imperial chancellor
were voiced today by tho Tageblatt, the
l-'rankfort Gazette and other radical
May Tl" Up Ituilicrt.
Tho unsatisfying nature of Dr. Von
Bethmann-Hollweg'B explanations yes
terday in the Imperial Parliament and
the brusquo statement of Major Gen
eral Erich Von Folkenhayn, minister of
war, It Is pointed out, havo not only In
sured tho passage of tho resolution ex
pressing nonconfldence In the govern
ment, but' have made possible a. serious
hitch In tho budget progrnm. It Is not
unlikely that tho Imperial Parliament,
wilt refuse to proceed with the discus
sion of the budget until it receives guar
nnteca tluvt-thero.wilU.bo ..no -repetition
of such Incidents as those which haVe
The ln!erlat chancellor, aware that
even hs otvii supporters are blaming him
for the absence of any definite declara
tion its to how he is going to deal with
the authors of the Incidents, appeared In
tho Imperial Parliament at the opentng
of today's session. He was evidently
much exercised over the situation. Tak
ing the floor at once, he declared that
Kmperqr 'William had exptcsscd extreme
displeasure over the occurrences at Zea
bern, and had given the general In com
mand orders that such violations of the
law as the clearing of the streets by
the inllltary and tho ;trrest of civilians
should not be repeated.
Chancellor Denies ClinrKC.
Dr. VotrHothmann-IIollweg denied the
existence of a secret Inner government
In Altace, which overruled the decisions
of the iecogn!xcd nuthoHtles-as had
been reported and said he would resign
Instantly If such a thing were true.
"The present moment Is a serious one,"
the chancellor said, "not because of the
possibility of my resignation, but be
cause of danger that the Zabern Incident
mid the debates In the Imperial Parlia
ment may lead to a breach between the
urmy .and, the people. The Imperial
chancellor and tho emperor are I. thor
ough accord In the belief that a policy
must be adopted which will
The Imperial chancellor appeared to be
thoroughly angry and snapped out his
(Continued on Page Two.)
Forecast till 7 p. m. Friday:
For Omaha, Council Bluffs and Vicinity
Continued Unsettled, with probably
vain; not much change In temperature.
Temperature nt Omuhti Yesterday.
5 a. m.
t a. m.
7 a. m.
5 a. m.
10 a. m.
U a. m.
1 p. m.
2 n. m.
3 p. m,
6 p. m.
c p. m.
7 p. m.
8 p. m.
1913. 1911 ' 1911. 1910.
K 49 27
4S 31 35 19
Hlchest yesterday , .. R! 49 27
ii lowest yesterday."."'.!". 4S 34 35 19
Mean temperature 50 4! 3fi 28
Precipitation ,,,:?; vli
Jt nmal et,Pl,atln dePUr-
. .00 .01 .00
l.!xces for the day 19
Excess since March 1, 1912 7S5
Normal precipitation 03 inch
Deficiency for the day 03 Inch
Precipitation since March 1, ...21.88 Inches
Deficiency since March 1 6.57 Inches
Deficiency cor. period, 1912.... X50 Inches
Deficiency cor. period, 1911. ...15.16 Inches
Ilrnorls from Stations at 7 P. 31
Temp. High- Ilain-
Stations. 7 p. m. est. fall
t'hejenne. snowing r.... 2 '.Si .4t
Davenport, clear 45 54 .0)
Denver, snowing 32 Jt l.SS
Des Moines, part cloudy 43 50 .62
North Platte, raining..., 44 is .04
Omaha, cloudy 50 12 .00
ueblo. snowing 32 32 ,9J
Bupld City, cloudy U .(0
Salt lJke City, clear.... 32 3i .
J-anta Fe. cloudy 14 .at
Sheridan, clear 2i 12 .00
S'oux City, cloudy 4 52 .00
Valentine, raining . ... 12 42 T
T ("dilates tra -e of preelpitation.
L. A WELSH, Loc.il Forecaster.
BANK AT PRIMROSE ROBBED
Three Bandits Hold Up Officers and
Take Four Thousand.
BOONE SHERIFF IN PURSUIT
President Joseph llavla t'omirllcl
nt Point of (in 11 to Turn Otrr
the ( null Itnlilicrn lllillitK
, A Mil ON, Neb.. Dec. 4.-tSpcdt Tele
i grain.) The Primrose State bank was
held up and robbed of (1,00) tilts after
noon at I o'clock by three bandits.
The robbers rode Into' the town on
horseback. One dismounted and went Into
the bank, drew a revolver and covered
President Joseph Davis and Cashier
Wick, compelling them to hand over
what funds vcro In sight.
The bandits outside meanwhile kept
watch on the street and protected the
retreat of the one who carried the cash.
They wer able to escape from the town
before the general alarm was given.
Sheriff Evans of Albion was notified
at once and with a posse started In pur
suit. It is believed the robbers headed
for the Cedar river immediately west of
Primrose and made their escape Into
People In the entire region were notl-
fle dby telephonic to be on the lookout.
Primrose Is on a Union Pactflc railroad
branch line sixteen miles west of here,
and tho opportunities offered for escape.
on trains are few. rnless the get-nway
has been very carefully planned It is be
lieved the men will be enptured.
The bank's funds wcie Insured against
The Primrose State bunk Is owned In
large part by Samuel Allcrton, 'a Chicago
capitalist. A. C. Thompson of Wheeler
county Is also one of the heavy stock
holders. Sweetheart of Dr.
Oraig is Called by
SHELBY VI LLE, Ind Dec. 4.-Mlss
Katherlnc Fleming, referred to by coun
sel for tho state as the fiancee of Dr.
William B. Craig, testified today for the
prosecution at the trial of Dr. Craig, for
the murder of Mr. Melcno Knabe.
Miss Fleming denied she and Dr. Craig
were engaged. Sho admitted that they
had discussed marriage, but she said
there was no engagement. "
The witness testified she had known
Craig for seventeen years: she had first
met him in Indianapolis. Iatcr sho
moved to a farm near Avon, Ind., where
she lives with her mother, and for the
last three years, she said, Dr. Craig had
been visiting her regularly.
"How often has Dr. Craig visited you?'1
"Nearly every Sunday."
The witness admitted sho had talked
to Dr. Craig since he made hlj opening
statement In the. case. The conversation,
she said, was over the telephone and
J Monday.- nlghl-or. Tuesday nlgbt
Miss Fleming denied, that she had
known that sho was warned" fls .a witness
until last Monday, when she was served
with a subpoena.
Miss Fleming gave her age as 42. She
Is smnll and rather pretty, Her dark
hair Is streaked with gray. She was
plainly nervous, trembling as she an
Land Lottery Men
Are Charged With
Misuse of Mails
KANSAS CITT, lec. 4. An alleged
land fraud, which, according to post
office Inspectors was conducted In soveral
states through the medium of moving
picture shows and the state's malls, led
to the arrest here today of W. B. Kni
rlch and N. II. Spltier of Louisville,
Ky. The two were arraigned before a
United States commissioner on a charge
of misuse of the malls.
According to the federal charge, tickets
were distributed among tho spectators
at picture shows and the announcement
made that the holders of the "lucky"
nimibeis would be given a deed to a lot
In Guernevllle, Cat
It Is alleged that
ere then required
"filing of papers"
the "lucky ones' w
to nav more for the "filing of papers
I tnan (he 0ta were worth.
DECATUrt. III.. Dec . Walter E
Harvey and Jack Grace, representing a 1
realty and development company, of Oil- i
cago, were arrested here today for sell- I
Ing lots In Florida through the dlstrlbu- I
Ion of "lucky" tickets at a moving
of World Declare
War on Kansas City
KANSAS CITV, Mo.. Dec. l.-After
Teter M. McAvoy and four other leaders
of the Industrial Workers of the World
had been fined ?10) each In municipal
court today for blockading traffic while
speaking on the street. McAvay, who Is
chief of the local Industrial Workers of
the World, announced he had sent out
a call for an army of his fellows to count
here from all over the United States to
stand for the rights of the organization.
"Within a few day," declared Mo-
1 avoj, a u""u
1 from Omaha, Des Moines, Bock Island.
. . .. ..-iii .... i . .. .-
g, Louis. Chicago. Denver, Salt Lake i
City, Peoria and Davenport to raise thf
banner of the Industrial Worker, of the
World In Kansas City, where capital
ism and the police have challenged our
right to organize and speak."
Remains in BediSr,
WASHINGTON, Dec, 4.-President Wl"
son's cold was a little better today, but
he. remained in bed, Dr. Carr T. Gray
son, V. B. N.. thought It prohable the
president would have to keep to hi
room tomorrow, so engagements were
cancelled. It was said at the White
Home that while the president was not
kuffering In any way, the cold remained
In his head and throat and Dr Grayson
thought It test to guard against exposure
EGGS BOYCOTTED BY
Woman's Club Members Seeking Re
cipes from Which Product of
the Hen is Left Out.
START HOUSEKEEPERS' LEAGUE
Will Distribute Fresh
from the Coun
Woman's Club Members Are Seek
ing Eggless Reoipcs.
START HOUSEKEEPERS' LEAGUE
Have a Plan to (Jet I'hrnprr K.KK"
from the t'nnntry nnd to Force
DiMTii the Prlerii Pnltl
In Thin City
CHICAGO, Dec. t.-The egg market de
clined 2 to 3 cents today, Although re
ceipts showed a falling off. Ordinary
firsts wcro quoted nt 31 to 32 cents whole
sale. Agreeing to use no eggs while the
present high prices prevail and only cold
Morngo eggs are obtainable, the house
hold economics- department of tho
Woman's club inaugurated their egg bov
cott yesterday. Plans were also made
to eventually start n housekeepers' league
In Omaha In order to get cheaper eggs
from the country nnd forco down tho
Kggless recipes will bo adopted by nil
members of the club, who pledged them
selves not only to abstain from tho use
of tho hen fruit at present, but hIso to
urgo every other housewlfo In. tho city
to Join them In their boycott. Mrs. I
J. Burnett, M South Thirtieth street,
led tho meeting nnd also proposed the
ultimate solution of tho egg problem
through tho housekeepers' leaguo method.
"Tho proposed boycott of egg dealer
sanctioned by club women yesterday
means a big ntovomcnt on the part of
Omaha women," Mrs. Burnett said, after
the meeting. "We will not be
empty handed In our fight against
exorbitant prices and' long chilled eggs,
for I am in receipt of letters from out
In the state which load mo to believe
that tho women of Omaha can effectively
conduct a housekeepers' league, to force
down tho price of eggH."
Besides pledging themselves not to uso
eggs until the price comes down and bet-
(Continued on Pagu Two.)
Arms Into Ireland.
. Will 3 e Stopped
DUrifjiNV' Ireland, Dec, t.-The Importa
tlon of arms In d Upland Is about to bo
forbld'cien, 'according io tho newspaper
here. The Issue of n proclamation to that
effect Is expected In a day or two.
Augustine BIrrel, chief secretary for In
land, Is here In conference with the Earl
of Aberdeen, the lord lieutenant, and the
result it Is thought will be that the gov
ernment will take this first step against
tho plans of rebellion of the followers of
Sir Edward Carson, the Irish Unionist
Shipments of rifles and bayonets In
large quantities Into Belfast have been
on the Increase during the last few
BELFAST. Ireland, Dec. 4. Prominent
unionists here say that any attempt to
deprive the Ulster volunteers of their
wcupoqs will mean nn uprising In the
At the Ulster Unionist, It Is said, tho
Importation of arms Into Ireland will be
stopped by a revival of the Irish crimes
act, which has been In abeyance for sev
eral years, owing to the subsidence of the
home rule agitation. This act of Parlia
ment forbids the carrying of arms and
gives to the, jnithorltles powers to search
t -it i
j BUSmCSS IS Nearly
on JNormal Basis m
Capita of Indiana
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 4-Buslness
conditions were resumed on almost a
normal basis today, the fourth day of
the strike of the teamsters and chauf
feurs' union. Practically all team own
. crs had at least a part of their forces In
In view of Mayor Wallace's statement
last night that "there is no reason why
bUHlncss should pot be Vpnducted as j
usual," and that the ivollojM&Iepartmen Is
'fully prepared to protect'nyone who
desires to resume business" several
stores and other firms which have not
attempted to make deliveries this week J fUBe Just a week ago, continued today,
began preparations to resume their sen- with the likelihood that not until tomor
ice today. row would the fires be allowed to die
Tho ministers' committee, which be- ' down
gan an Investigation of the strike yester
duy, continued Its hearings today. It
was announced by the union thnt only
IK team owners, employing about VOO
men, had signed the tentative agreement
submitted yesterday by the union offl
rials. The list did not Include any of the
Wilson Talks With .
DBNVKIt, Dec. l.-Fecretary of Ibor
William B. Wilson today held a confer-
once with representatives of the Colorado
In an effort to bring
ptlon of their meeting with
strlker. It was expected that vif the
operators agreed to continue peaces nego
tiations the secretary of labor would ask
leaders of the strikers to make a sim
ilar agreement Governor Amnions was
present at the conference with the oper
State Auditor itheady Kenehan and
State Treasurer M. J. IhJi!) today begun
the distribution of Jii.OOi to the national
guardsmen In the strike tone The turn
represents pay for the first twenty days
rwmjS 'si v--- rrv.vfi t n-- K-LL 1 13 if III
Vasar II -a i EXt Jha ! a
L-- . - J
Drawn for The Bee by Powell.
WILL CONTEST AN ELECTION
Distriot Judges Will Endeavor to
Avoid Campaign Next Year.
BIENNIAL CLAUSE IS PUZZLING
Difference In Its Interpretation na
In Length of Office Mnr Re
mit In a. Snprrme Conrt
Local district Judges, who hare served
only one year of the four-yoar Urm for
.which Jhey were elected.. wUl .not . will
iugly engage In an, election contout one
year froth this fall, for which-f hey havo
been slated by lata' Officials, but will
sectire an lnterprelatldn of the consti
tution and the statutes from the su
premo court by means of Injunction pro
ceedings. The subject will be formally
A dispatch from Lincoln to the effect
that Secretin- of Stats Waite had given
notice that 'district Judges were to be
chosen at the general election to ba held
November 3, 1914, came as a surprise to
tho Judges here. They were Inclined to
think the statement was due to mistake.
Although the local Judges would say
little about tho situation, because they
considered that It would solve Itself
without Interference by them, they mado
It clear that they will not submit to a
decision by state officials which will
shorten their term of office without
carrying the Issuo to the suprome court
by Injunction proceedings.
The recent biennial election provision
la the causa of the misunderstanding.
District Judges are among the officials
to be chosen at general electlonp and the
next general election Is to be held In No
vember, 1914. It Is understood to ba Sec
retary Walt's position that when the
first biennial election Is held next year
that those .officials whose terms extend
beyond that date be placed on the samo
footing with those whose terms expire
and those who formerly were elected In
"off years and aro now "holding over,"
The local Judges contend that their
terms cannot bo legally shortened and
that the statute provides that they shall
go before the people again In 1910. If
their contention is upheld they will hold
offlco until January 1, 1917.
Belief that Lopez
is Not in G-as-Filled
Mine Still Growing
BINGHAM, Utah, Dec. 4. The smudg-
ng of the i tan-Apex mine, in wnich
' llaluh Loner, slaver of six men. took re-
The belief grew today that the des- , LONDON, Dec. 4 Francis Hoyer Hayre
perado had escaped from the mine, which and his bride, formetly Miss, Jessie
was meant to be his tomb. Odds nar- j Woodrow Wilson, will receive muoh so
rowed from 2 to 1 to dvn inonov that ' clal attention while In London. Walter
jle nol BUCCumbed to the poisonous
gases that have
thirty miles of
been teneruWd In the
The pursuit of Ixipez began November
21, after he had killed a fellow country-
I man. The chltf of police and four depu
ties have since fallen before his deadly
ANOTHER BIG FORTUNE
IS AWAITING CLAIMANTS
SHEBOYGAN. Wis.. Dec l.-In the
vaults of bunkr In Ireland and In safety
deposit boxes there is 112.400,000 left by
James O'Brien, deceased, awaiting distri
bution among residents of Sheboygan,
Fond Du Lac. Milwaukee, Winnebago
and Marathon counties. The fortune was
amassed In the gold fields of California
In the early 'Sis The news came In dis
patches from a representative of Wau-
shu. who is in lielund looking after the
details of the wtate
O Brlen died In County Cork twentv-
one years ago.
Recruiting Under Difficulties
The National Capital
Thursday, Deeemlier 4, intit.
Met at noon.
Adoption of democratic currency bill
went over another day.
Republican senators attacked the demo
llecessed from p, m. to S p. m.
Met at to a. m. .
Utiles committee gavje a, hearing to tho
antl-suffraglsts. , , . ...
Uensley resolution for naval holiday
War le,partinent ,offJclals, urged av a.
tlon and other appropriations before mill-
tarv-'mt fMlr rnmmltfPM " "
mi?. Mfvri .ltnrtMii.a.rmni!in rnnftnned
headings oh levee JtiVproVmnentB for flood
Pioteotlon-alon the Mississippi, river.
Action on-IIensley- naval holiday reso
lutlon went over to Saturday.
Adjourned at 5:13 p. m. to noon to
KENNEDY CHOSEN PRESIDENT
York Man Elected Head of County
TWO 0MAHANS GIVEN OFFICES
Frank Dest Klrcted Vice President
nnd A, 4. JInrle Treasurer of
Next Sleet lii if Place.
P, J. Kennedy of York was re-elected
president of the Nebraska County Com
missioners and Supervisors' association
at Ha closing meeting yesterday at tho
Hotel Rome. Charles 12. Hill of Hast
ings was re-elected secretary. Front;
Best of Douglas county, was chosen vico
president, and A. C, Uarte of Douglas
Fremont was selected as the next meet
ing place for the convention. Jioth
Omaha and Lincoln were In the race.
Tho voto stood Fremont, 66; Omaha, 41;
The commissioners and mrxrvlsom
eolaed their convention yesterday after
noon with a number- of papers on
problems of the clerks, and matters
pertaining to road making. In tho
evening nrarly 300 , gathered for the
annual banquet at the Hotel Borne. The
banquet begun at t ''o'clock, P, J Ken
nedy of York, president of the uiocU
tlnu, wan the toastmaster, and a number
of Impromptu talks furnished entertain
ment. Many of tho men left Inst night
for their homes but ' most of them re
mulued until today. . ,
Mr, and Mrs. Sayre
to Be Given Social
Honors in London
J H- Page, the American ambassador, has
arranged two dinners In their honor. Sir.
Kdward Grey, and other prominent per
sonages will he present.
Mrs. Page will give them a reception
and Miss Page w! give a luncheon for
Mrs. Uayre at the Author's club. The
White Friars' club, a prominent literary
luncheon club, will also entertain the
The steamship company has made ar
rangements whereby the Sayrea will be
able to avoid photographers when they
HORSE PRESENTED TO
PUENOS AYBEfl, Dec. 4,-Colonel Tho
doie Roosevelt arrived In Buenos Ayres
today, alter v siting the naval base at
Rahla Blanea and Inspecting the Argen
tinian stuadion. The minister of marine
irm, a luncheon In his honor nn tlm
crUl.r ijehoa yres, The colonel was
1 presented with an Argentine horse at n
meptlon gl-en In the llurnos Amis
Equestrian aouet th s afternoon.
CAUCUS CALLED CONSPIRACY
Senator Cummins Says Currenoy Bill
Was Passed Elsewhere.
SAYS THAT DEBATE IS A FARCE
.Mr. Owen Defends Democratic
.Method nil it Snya It la the Only
War to tJet Action After
WASHINGTON, Dec. -Charges by
Senator Cummins that the democrats
had approaehnl 'tlungrrously near ra
conspiracy against. tfip rights tJr'ntt'tfie
people" In tsfclng caucus acUoti on the
cllrrrney ' bllf, marked .the. opening of
today's sfisloii'o'f the nennte.
''This bill has been considered else
where and passed elsewhere," he said.
"There will be no real debate In this
chamber: It will bo simply a farce. I
hesitate to participate In It, for I don't
want to give It before the country the
color of actual deliberation. I cannot
believe the American people will fOr a
long perldd tolerate this legislation by a
Senator Lewis retorted that Senator
Cummins had sanctioned similar cau
cus methods while governor of Iowa,
but Mr. Cummins denied It.
Cniiens All llljtht, Haya Orrcn.
Senator Owen, defending the caucus
notion, declared the demoorats hud
adopted the most "direct, efficient and
simple way of securing legislation" after
congress hnd for months delayed 'action.
He denounced the extended debate on
the Hetrh I tetchy 'bill as a '"beating of
the air with empty words" 'and a de
lay of the currency bill. ,
i nepuhllrAns declared that democrats
were absenting themselves from the
chamber and that all addresses were be
ing made to "empty seats."
Heed Defends Wilson.
Senator Iteed declared the Impression
had gone abroad that President Wilson
had exerted some "undue Influence" on
congress In the currency matter.
"Th president." said Senator Beed,
emphatically, 'has never attempted to
coax or coerce congress into passing any
particular bill. I entirely deny that the
president has gone a hair's breadth be
jond the performance of his constitu
Senator Norrls, republican, declared
the situation showed the need of a
cloture rule. He attacked the caucus,
"With every fundamental principle
which the president laid down In his
message I am In hearty accord," he said,
"but under the caucus system I will
have no opportunity to assist In framing
the measures which should carry out
those principles. Practically every sen
ator or this side of the chamber Is In
a similar position on some one or more I
of tho president's recommendations." j
Alleged Wife Beater
Lashed with Whips
DKCATl'B, 111.. Dec. 4.-Nocturnal I
mctiods of the Ku Klux Klan were re- ,
vlved at Areola today, when five masked '
men took Harry Sleh froip his home, '
tied him to a tree In the yard and .
lashed his bare back with buggy whips. !
Sleh had beon charged with lieutlng his '
wife and consorting with bootleggers. '
The attack has stirred up the country
about Areola. The Identity of the mid
night whlppers has not been learned,
ileh Is expocted to recover.
Joseph Kopf Freed
in Nemaha Court
AUBL'BN, Neb.. Dec. (.Special Tolo. j
gram.) The case against Joseph Kopf, ,
charged with being Impltruted with Fuller.
Shellenberger In the 'murder of Jullun :
llauhaud In June, l&Kg, today came to n I
sudden end. The county attorney nolled
the rate, filing written reasons tl'rcfor i
iici'i bs tilted bv Shellen'iergt i going back I I
on h s c"nfesion, ' '
IS ONABLE TO RESCUE
LEADER FROM POLICE
Mrs. Pankhurst Taken Into Custody
Before Steamer Docks and
Put in Jail.
! SYMPATHIZERS' EFFORTS FAIL
Heavy Sea Too Much for Motorboats
THEY ARE DRENCHED TO SKIN
Craft Does Not Reach Liner Till
Prisoner on Gangway.
SHOUT THROUGH MEGAPHONES
Woman Protest Arm I lint Arrest nnd
AaW to See Wnrrnnt, AVhlcli
She I Told Is t'nnec
essnry. KXKTF.It, Kngland, Dec. t.-Mrs. Km
mellne Pankhurst. the militant nutfr.tg
etto leader, was lodged today In Exeter
Jail. The police, who arrested her on
board the Majestic on her arrival from
New York, outwitted tho women s,m
patliliers who had been watching to re
sist her arrest. After sho and the officers
landed from a tug nt a dock on the
Tamar river, they started off In the di
rection of London, but afterward changed
their routo and made direct for this cltv
'nnd reached their destination without en
countering any obstruction.
ItniiKh Hen Altla Police.
PLYMOUTH. Dec. 4,-Wlnd and sea to
day helped the police to evade the poss
of suffragettes who had planned to pre
vent the rearrest of Mrs. Emmellne Pnnk
hurst under tho provisions of the "cat
nnd mouse act."
A heavy sea was running In the harbor
when the steamship Majestic anchored
shortly after noon. Tho waves, whllo
they did not effect the powerful police
tug, were too much for tho llttto moti)
boat which the militant suffragettes had
engaged to head off tho policemen. The
occupants, who Include "Genernl" Mrs
Flora Drunimond and other leaders,
were drenched to tho skin before they
reached tho liner.
The Majestic, under police orders, had
nnchorcd outside tho breakwater Th.
sea delayed the little suffragette warship
thnt It did not arrive nt tho side of tlv
big liner until the pollco were leading
Mrs. Pankhurst down the gangway. Tho
militants shouted to her through their
"Don't landl the cats are after your
Mrs. Pn it Wlin ml Protrata.
Mrs. Pankhurst protested against her
arrest and, naked, tq see ttj warrant u
was explained to. her that hb warrant
Child Dobt. am American suffragist, was
permitted to accompany her.
Six policemen and a wardrc boarded
tho steamer to prevent apy of the pas
sengers Interfering with the officers del
egated to make the actual arrest.
Jn the meantime an ordinary tender, on
which were many suffragists, armed with
clubs, was kept standing 6ft and the
armed bodyguard u rendered helpless,
Bodies of suffragists were op guard
outside all tho prisons In the southwest
of England to which It was thought Mrs,
Pankhurst might be taken. During the
night at Bristol tho women who took
sentry duty In relays outside the Jails
were attacked by a hostilo crowd and
several people were hurt In the strug
gles. Indication In-London,
LONDON, Dec. 4,-The militant suf
frugcttes, who had arranged a great
demonstration to welcome Mrs. Pank
hurst, arranged to turn It Into a meeting
of protest. Threats of vengeance against
the authorities were heard when It was
discovered that Mrs. Pankhurst's cap
tors had eluded the rescue party at
Plymouth. Many women who had
planned to greet their leader on her ar
rival met to express their Indignation at
The Women's Social and Political
union, tho militant suffragette organisa
tion, Issued the following , announcement
"The Women's Social and Political
union views with, great Indignation the
government's action In arresting Mrs.
.Eimnellna Pankhurst on her return from
her triumphant tour of the United .States.
It denounces as a public scandal this act
of Injustice on the part of the govern-
(Continued on Page Two.)
One definition: "A blind
Ethiopian chasing a black cat
In a dark cellar at midnight.
That is "some darkness," to
lapse into the vernacular.
And yet there are some
readers of The Bee, no doubt,
who are going it almost as
They read the newa of the
day, the favorite special fea
tures, and all the other good
things that go to make up the
editorial end of this newspaper
and then they drop the news
paper, neglecting matters of
lasting benefit the advertise
ments. Not to keep oneself inform
ed dally of the offerings of
The Bee's advertisers Is. In a
manner of speaking, living In
a darkness akin to that de
A few minutes a day In
thoughtful consideration of ad
vertising is hot only Interest
ing, but educating.
A man who never read a
would have a hard time pick
ing out the best places in town
to do his shopping, wouldn't
Powered by Open ONI