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VOL. XLHI NO. 16G.
OMAHA, MONDAY MOTCNINO, DECEMBER 2.0, 1913.
On Trains and at
HoUl Haws standi, So.
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
HUERTA WILL RESIGN
WO TAKE, THE FIELD
Reported President Will Give Way
to Minister of Justice Early
TO GO AGAINST FOE IN PERSON
iGerostieta to Be Named to Post
llCAV VU VlllCi nitu uuwu-vui
LAWYER WELL ALONG IN YEARS
Was Brought from Monterey to
Take Portfolio of Finance.
FIRING OVER BORDER IS BANNED
t'onatltntlonallst Soldier Goes In
uniie When lie Hear Federal
Burned Father, Mother,
Wife nnd Child.
MEXICO CITY, Dec. 2S. -Enrique Ge
rostlota, minister of Justice, will becomo
president of Mexico early In the now
year nnd General Huerta will take the.
field against tho rebels, who refuse- to
conform to this arrangomont, according
to a report that was received with cred
ence by some of the diplomatic repre
sentatives here tonight.
Senor Gerostleta Is to bo named minis
ter of foreign affairs, according to tho
version of the story In circulation and
General Huerta will retire from tho
presidency, In which cubo tho foreign
minister succeeds him. Senor Gerostleta
1b well alone In years. He was' a law-,
ycr at Monterey, who was brought to
the capital to take the portfolio of
finance, but Instead was appointed min
ister of justice.
Until Miles Wiirni'il.
JU,Hli5C, Dec. 2$.-Warnings were!
Iven today by United States troops to
both federals and rebels that It thero
Is u battle at OJInarca there must be
no firing across the border. The warn
ings were sent from Presidio, Tex., bc
causo of the advanco of tho robcl.army
from Chihuahua to attack the federals
nt OJInagn. Tho late reports were that
the rebels had not yet gotten within
sight of tho federal stronghold.
On hearing that hl3 father, mother,
wlfo and child had been burned to death
by federals nt Torrcon, a rebel soldier
In Juarez today became Insane. He was
told his family had been killed because
ho was fighting with rebels.
HIiRMOSILLO, Sonora, Dec. 2S.-The
extent of the constltutlonallpt conquests
In Mexico was evidenced today In tho
renewal of telegraphic communication
between the provisional capital here and
the interior and border points. General
Ciirranza stopped" front his office -Into
thq telegraph room of the provisional
capital here and conferred with Iwls J.
Zola, constitutionalist governor of Zac
ntccas, at his provisional capital. The
conversation was held over more than
1,100 miles of telegraph lines, leading
Into the geographical center of Mexico.
Doomed to Pen for
Having Nine Wives;
" Out, He Weds Tenth
NEW VOrtK. Dec. IS. The marrying
habit had Joseph Kohlrr so completely
in Its grip that soon after he finished
serving a prison sentence for having
r.lno wives, he took a tenth. Wife
No. 10, brought him into court today and
he pleaded guilty to a charge of bigamy.
AVhen tho tenth Mrs Kohler had him ar
rested ho had gone back to his first
wife whom he married twenty-two years
ago, when ho was 17 years old and by
whom he has had eleven children.
Three of Kohler's wives appeared
against him five years ago, when he
was sent to prison for four and a half
years. According to the reconls pro
duced In court today his first wife was
arrested for bigamy during his first
QUITS FEDERAL POST TO
PRACTICE HIS PROFESSION
SIOUX PALLS, S. U. Dec. 2S.-(Bpc-clal.)
C. J. Morris, who for somo time
has been connected with the office of
the United States attorney for South
Dakota In this city, cither as United
States attorney or as assistant attorney,
has tendered his resignation nnd on Jan
uary 1, will retire and devote his at
tention to lila law practice. Mr. Morris
originally was appointed assistant at
torney by United States Attorney .Wag
ner. When tho latter resumed, Mr. Mor
ris was appointed to the vacancy and
' jerfonned the duties of tho office until
a few months ago, when Robert P. Stew
art, a democrat, was appointed Unite
States attorney for South Dakota,
Temperature at Qmnhn Yesterday.
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Comparative Loewl Record.
1913. 1912. 1911. 1910.
Hlgr .1st yesterday 32 U 33 37
j-oweste yesicrauy it z t 2t
Mean temperuture 2t 43 20 30
Precipitation 00 .00 .00 .00
Temperature and precipitation depar
tures from the normal:
Normal temperature 23
Fxcesx for the day
Total excess since March 1 917
Normal Precipitation .OS inch
Deficiency for the day 08 Inch
Total rainfall since March 1.. 23 ti9 Inches
)i f'clen.iy since March I S.ts inches
Deficiency for cor. period, 1!12. 4.33inchos
Dcflccncyl tor cor. period, VJll. 13. 31 Inches
L. A. WELSH, Local Forecaster.
BODY OF ROOT LIES IN STATE
Arrives from the East and is Taken
to the City Hall.
BANKED ABUOT WITH FLOWERS
Thousands Tnkc n Last LooU nt
Demi Sovereign Commander at
the Woodmen of the
It was estimated by guards of honor
yesterday ovcnlng that no less than 5,000
people had passed through tho rotunda
of the city hall during the duy to view
the remains of tho late Joseph Cullcn
Root, sovereign commander of the Wood
men of the World, which lay In state
there all afternoon amid n wilderness of
flowers and wreaths nnd floral pieces.
Six companies of dt 111 teams of tho
Woodmen of tho World, all In uniform,
comprised the guard for the body. Com
panies A, B, C, O and M of tho First Ne
braska regiment, Woodmen of the World,
and Company L of tho Eleventh were the
Four privates nt a time stood guard
In tho four corners of tho room, the de
tail being relieved every hour. Tho guard
was on duty all night nnd will remain
until 10 o'clock this morning. The body
will then bo removed to tho ltoot resi
dence, 1031 South Thirtieth avenue, where '
tho funeral will be held at 2 o'clock this 1
Arriving In Omaha on n morning train .
over the Northwestern from Clinton, tho
body was escorted from the depot to the
undertaking parlors by the companies of
AVoedmcn of the World drill teams, hon
orary escorts of the Masonic orders par
ticipating. From tho undertaking par
lors tho body was escorted to tho city
hall by Company M of the First regi
ment. tircnt Prof union of Flowers.
Tho wreaths and floral pieces wcro
placed upon tho casket nnd nil about it.
Floral pieces. In the form of wreaths and
shields came from many states of the
union. A beautiful piece was that from
Texas, another from lows, nnd still an
other from Ohio. A blanket of violets
covering tho casket was given by tho
sovereign camp. Another piece was fur
nished by the Canadian and one from
tho Pacific Juslsdlctlon. A beautiful
pieco was that from Lyons. Ia., "New
Ere No. 3," which was the home camp
of, Mr. Root. A plno tree piece was fur
nished by North Carolina and another
artistic piece was from Alabama,
Tho casket was closed at 8 o'clock In
tho evening and will bo opened again
this morning at 7 o'clock for the public
to view tho remains. From then tho
body will lie In state until 10 o'clock,
when it will bo taken ' to the home
preparatory to tho funeral in the after
noon. W. A. Frascr of Dallas, Tex., sovereign
adviser of the Woodmen of tho World,
who succeeds the late Joseph Cullcn
Root as sovereign commander until the
position is permanently filled by action
of the sovereign camp, arrived In Omaha
Saturday and Is stonnlnir at Hotel Rome.
Ho. will be present at the tu'neral ' ofthe"
lato ebmraander this afternoon.
Burial will be In Forest Lawn ceme
tery. Following arc tho active and
honorary pall bearers:
The following have been selected as
W. A. Frascr. Dallas. Tex.
H 8. Sundall. Columbus, Miss.
Hon. Morris Sheppard, Toxarkana, Tr.
B. 15. Bradley, Little Rock, Ark.
M. B. Maxey, Muskogee, Okla.
J. 13. Fitzgerald. Kansas City, Mo.
11 B. Lewis, Klnston. N. C.
T. 15. Patterson, Chattanoogu, Tenn.
Honorary 1'nll nearer.
John T. Yates,
R. T. Wells.
R. R. Boak,
A. R. Talbot,
B. w, jcwen,
A. H. Burnett,
Dr. A. D. Cloyd,
S. G. Smythe,
15. I). Campncl,
Port Huron. Mich. W. H. Hughes.
William Rucks, St. Louis, Mo.
Representing Ak-Sar-Bcn: Charles Bea
ton, Charles 12. Black, Joseph Barker
Representing Omaha: Mayor James C
Representing the Masons: B. F.
Thomas, C. L. Shook, G. F. West, M.
Samson has sent out letters to tho
board of governors of Ak-Sar-Bcn and to
former governors and they will attend
the funeral In a body.
Officers Will Attend.
The following are the officers of the
sovereign camp who are In tho city, who
will attend the funeral and who will hold
their sessions here next week:
Sovereign Clork John T, Yates, Omaha;
Sovereign Adviser W. A. Fraser. Dallas.
Tex.; Sovereign Banker, Hon. Morris
Sheppard. member of United States sen
ate. Toxarkana, Tex.: Sovereign Escort
ill. F. Slmrall, Columbus, Miss.; Sover
eign watchman B. wood Jewell, Omaha;
Sovereign Sentry Dp E. Brodshaw, Little
Rock, ArK,; sovereign .Managers J. K.
FltzGcrald (chairman), Kansas City, Mo.:
N. B. Maxey, Muskogee. Okla.; Kllsha
B, Lewis. Klnston, N. C.: T. K. Patter
son. Chattanooga, Tenn.; Ed D. Campbell,
port Jiuron, nucii.; vuuam ituess, Cleve
land, O.; Ralney T. Wells, Murray, Ky.;
Sovereign Pliyslelans Ira W. Porter, M.
D., Omaha; A. D. Cloyd, M, D., Omaha.
F.D. Wead Must Ge in
Style Even if He Is
to Wear Bracelet
F. D. Wead, militant member of the
Real Estate exchange and tho little
lamb of -the Water board, is wearing the
cutest wrist watch, all finished in silver
with Its face bc-spangled with red num
bers. Efflmlnate? Wcad queried when asked
the reason for tho ornamental arm. "It's
useful. I can glance down at my wrist
when I'm playing golf or driving an au
tomobile and sec Just what time It Is."
"Oh, it keeps time? explained a fel
low member of the Water board. "My,
Wead says he Intimated to Santa Claus
that such a present would not be Inap
propriate, and when he rose from his
downy couch on Christmas morn, lo, the
watch was In his sock, ticking merrily
It Is needlesa to remark that the watch
serves no vital function at Water board
meetlnbs, for when R. Beecher Howell
and his gang gathers to transact the
business of tho Metropolitan Water Dis
trict time ceases, the hours drag on and
on and like Tennyson's brook the teerel
sessions and tho arguments with con
tractors run on forever.
Still, tho watch Is a cute little contraption.
') C HOW DOWT COMB V , t
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Drawn for The Bee by Fera
PRESIDENT IS FIFTY-SEYEN
Letters and Telegrams of Congrat
ulation Pour in On Him.
GIVE PRESIDENT PLEASURE
Executive Do I n Little Work, Ills
.Mnll lleliiK Carefully flirted Be
forehand "n Important
Co in in tin lent Ions.
PASS CHRISTIAN, -Mass., Deci 28.
President Wilson was" "fifty-seven
yeain old today, and letters " and tol
egrama of congratulations poured Hi to
day from all parts of thfc country, Some
of them were from personal friends, but
the majority were from persons hitherto
unknown to the president. Some were
written In pencil and half scrawled and
others appeared moro formal, hut all
brought a feeling of happiness to the
president as he read thciw.
Tho birthday meant no change In
tho quiet atmosphere of the cottage
which tho nation's chief ' executive has
choson as his residene during his vaca
lie Is doing little work. His mall la
carefully sifted for him beforehand and
thus far he has had no communications
of Importance from Washington nnd his
rest has been practically undisturbed by
official business. Ho has had ample op
portunity to vary his diversions with a
sea trip, ns tho Winona, a United States
revenue cutter, has been lying JUBt a
mllo off shoro In front of his .cottage
and Is at ills disposal during his visit
here. The president has declined to use
It, however, and has done likewise with"
an Invitation from the conservation com
mission of Ixiuislana to 'use Us yacht.
President Wilson finds vnrlety and rest
The sea was rough today, the hitherto
still waters washing the sand flats and
running a surf close to the shell road
that borders the lawn of the president's
cottage, Tho members of the president's
family aro enjoying their stay here. The
Misses Margaret and Eleanor Wilson
took a long horseback ride over tho shell
road today. They entertained the Misses
Mary and Lucy Smith of New Orleans,
close friends of the family, who have
visited them In Washington.
BODIES OF AGED PAIR
FOUND; GAS CAUSED DEATH
SIOUX FALLS. S, D., Dec. 28.-(Hpc-
clal.) Tho bodies of- Mr. and Mrs. George
WJpf, pioneer residents of Freeman and
.Hutchinson counties, were found dead In
their home. Gaa escaping from a coal
stove caused their deaths. Mr. Wipf was
71 years of age, while his wife was 71
years. Not having seen them about their
Place for several days, neighbors finally
became alarmed and Investigated. As
there was no response to knoks on tho
door the house waa broken open and
the two old people were found lying dead
in their bed.
SIOUX FALLS TO VOTE
ON SCHOOL QUESTION
SIOUX FALLS, S. D., Dec. 28.-(8pe
clal.) To meet the needs of the rapidly
Increasing school population of Kloux
Falls, tho Board of Education has called
a special election, to be held February
10, at which the proposition of Issuing
bonds In the sum of 1175,000 for the ercc
tlon of new school buildings, and 77,000
In bonds for the purchase of an athletic
park for the schools of tho city? will
be submitted to tho voters.
LOSS IN GASTON BLAZE
HASTINGS. Neb., Dec. 2S.-(SpeclI Tel
egram.) The loss sustained by tho Gas
ton Music company. Mrs. H. K. Smith
nnd tho Knights of Pythias In last night's
fire I estimated today at G9.00n, with In
surance amounting to i-COOO, Ten secret
orders using the Kn ghts of Pythias hall
suffered losses of from UOO to !,009 each.
Mince Pie Time
to Bring Saloons
t Into Closing Fight
Threatening to "close up all saloons
now running after 8 o'clock "unless tho
city council passes the Sunday closing
barber ordinance, Secretary Jack Light,
of the local barbers' union, will rcnow
the union fight before the council In
committee of tho whole this morning.
The ordluanoe, introduced last .Tues
day .Sfn-ohlblliT any kind of barber work
In barber1 shops bn Sunday.
Concerning his unusual threat. Secre
tary Light said.
"We have a strong organization. Fifty
per cent of the barbers' belong to tho
union and wo have substantial outside
support. The Central Labor union will
stand with us.
"This time we Intend to win this fight
or we'll Btnrt a campaign to close every
saloon that runs after hours, alul you
know what that will mean, If we be
gin this saloon fight wo will swing all
our support to the Anti-Saloon league
and furnish evidence that will forco tho
closing of places where liquor Is sold
after 8 o'clock."
Light believes this attitude by the bar
bers and the Central Labor union would
arouse the city council to a"rcconslde-ra-tlon
if the barbv. ordinance should be
Runs Auto Over Man,
Then Stops, Reverses
and Backs Over Him
- - . i.i. j r,,
street sweeper, was run over today by an
automobile driven by Julius , Bobsin, a
manufacturer. Bobsln.ln his excitement
stopped the machine, reversed It and ran
vwi ucjes uKuin. iveyes, inougn pain
fllllv Iniured. cruwlpri to m
. . -. . o.u v . a,.x
in an effort to escape another' encounter.
lie may recover.
'BEiVARE OF RACE COURSES,'
WRITES SLAYER OF SELF
PARIS, Dec. 28. Tho body of a man
believed to ho an American wus fourd
lying last night In an alley off tho Bos
Do Bologne. Letters from Connecticut,
Louisiana and Pennsylvania wore found
on the body, addressed to "Frank Tcle
baik." The police alro found a card In one of
the pockets of the man on which was
'Frank Dobrah. American, without
family. Beware of ra:e courses!'
The body was found hanging to a tree.
WATERLOO MAN IS HURT
, IN RUNAWAY AT FUNERAL
WATKRIX50, la,. Dec. 28.-(Sccla! Tel
egram.) W. W. Marsh, prominent fin
ancier and business man of this city,
was injured in a runaway yesterday,
while attending the funeral of Congress
man A. 8. Pepper, In Ottumwa, A car
rlage overturned as tho cortege, was re
turning from the cemetery. Other occn
pants of the carriage were; C. H. Whit
mer, Sioux City: Claudn R. Porter. Con-
tervillo; Maurice O'Connor, Fort Dodge.
CHEER UP, PLENTY OF
COLD WEATHER FOR ALL
WASHINGTON, Dec. 2S.-JThere will be
ro lack of winter weather anywhero In
the United States If weather bureau ex.
prrts read the signs right. Inquiries at
the bureau today as to the prospects of
a mild winter were met with the state
menta that storms mostly were slightly
delayed, but that nothing had come under
the department's observation to Indicate
less than the usual rain or snow fall.
J, Barleycorn Beats
Mamma-in-Law as a
Smasher of Homes
CHICAGO, Dec, 28. Drunkenness Is ro
sponslblo for 40 per cent of tho pism of
domestic unhapplncss that have been
tried In the court of dqmcstlo relations
during the last year, according to tho-annual
report today. The mothor-ln.law
caused trouble In only C per cent of tho
cases and the father-in-law In only one.
Other causes of family TiUaTrchf serious
enough to reach the cqtirt wtro: immor
ality of husband, 12 per cent; Immorality
of wlfo, 2 per cent; ill tamper of hus
band, 8 per cent; ill temper of wife. 3
per cent; Immaturity, 4 per centr Insliiesa.
3 per cent; sickness, 1 per cent; other
causes, 14 per cent.
CAUSES GREAT DAMAGE
, WATRRLOO, la., Dec. 2S.-(Speclal Tel
egram,) Tho tank of Ben Rlcher's
acetylcno plant exploded this evening,
lnjurylng hIx men, one, Christ Olson,
seriously. Hundreds of windows were
shattered within n radius of 600 feet.
Kvcry window In the North Minster Pres
byterian church wun broken.
Tho plant was 150 fect from tho Oallo-
way administration building, where Presi
dent William Galloway was nt Ills desk.
IlCvcry window In Ills office was blown
In nnd a shower of glass fell over him
while about 100 stenographers In other
offices wcro tin own In a panic. . Gallo
way ordered business suspended for tho
balance of the das', whllo repairs wero
It Is believed all Injured man will re
RECEPTION TO DAVIDSON
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON. Dec. 2S.-(Bpeelul Tele
gram.) Dr. W. M. Davidson, present
superintendent of schools of Washington,
will ha tendortd a reception Mqnduy even
ing in tlio apartments of Senator and
Mrs, Thurston In tho Woodward building
In this city by the Nebraska association,
of which F. A. Abbott, assistant commis
sioner of Indian affairs, Is chairman.
Dr. Davidson, with his wlfo and
daughter will leavo Washington on tlw
day after this reception, for their new
homo In Pittsburgh, whero ho goes us
superintendent of schools of tho "smoky
city." It Is expected a Nebraska god
speed will be given Dr. Davidson -on this
occasion for he has "mado good" In
P0NEER WEBSTER CITY
EDITOR DIES SUDDENLY
WEBSTER CITV, la., Dec. 2S.-(8pcclal
Telegram.) William F. Smith, formerly
captain of smalt arms practice In tho
Iowa National guard and pioneer news
paper man, died at his home In this city
of heart dlseaao this morning after a
three days' Illness, Ho was 64 years of
ago. Captain Smith established tho Clar
ion Monitor and was formerly a part
ner In tho Frooman Tribune and Journal
offices, lie was ono of the founders of
the Journal. Mr. Smith was a native of
Scotland and sorved two terms as county
auditor here without opposition, Ho had
lived hero slnco 186T.
BUSINESS SUSPENDED IN
BEIRUT AS FLIER GOES OVER
B 131 RUT, Syria, Dec. 2S. Jules
Vodrlnes, tho French aviator, now on an
air trip from Paris to Cairo, caused a
complete suspension of buslnets hero to
day, when ho made his first aeroplane
flight over this city.
Tho patrlach presented tho aviator with
a boquct prior to his departure for
ROCK ISLANDPAYS BIG SUM
Back Taxes Due Polk County,
Iowa, Arc Settled Up.
BLUFFS LAWYERS GET $25,000
Stock In Controversy Will Here
after 'Re Aascasrd In Polk County
for the Benefit of the ,
. .-.(Frctn. a Staff.- Correspondent.)
DKS MOlNIfct, Dec. 28.-.(Si1ecial Tel-
gram.)-Th6 Rock Island railroad has
sottled tho big claim for 23,000,000 taxes
due Polk county by a check for 1100.000
which tho board of supervisors today ac
cepted in settlement, Tno county gots
only $73,000 slnco tho attorneys, Messrs.
Klstlo and Wright of Council Bluffs get
25 per cent of tho sum. Tills does not
dlspuso of future taxes on the capital
stock of the corporation and this stock
will bs assessed.
Changes will take place In the Iowa
National Ouard officers soon to conform
to tho reorganization planH or tho regular
army. The nrty-slxth regiment will be
nsstgnwl to n separate brigade outsldo of
Iowa and the throe other regiments will
form an Iowa brigade. General J. R.
Lincoln will bo retired. Colonel Lucas of
Pes" Moines Will bo reduced to a major.
Judge Advocate Saunders of Council
Bluffs and others of tho staff will bo re
lieved to conform to regular army plans.
A now brlgudlcr general for the Iowa
brigade will bo elected.
I.ntc .Start of Ice.
The Information Is at hand that never
before has tho Ice In the streams of Iowa
commenced to form at so lato a dato
as this year. Tho first Ico of any con
sequent Is Just forming In tho Missis-
slppl river and In tho Interior streams.
No Ice has been harvested. Usually bo
fore this time of tho season a good deal
of the lco crop has bcetl gathered, but
It will be somo time yet before there
can bo any. Tho only sl.Htlng tho chil
dren havo had hero Is on a few ponds
and nono on the river.
Fenr Money Mny Xnt Come.
Somo tlmo ngq Congressman Connelly
secured a promlso from tho administra
tion at Washington that the government
would give J30.0O) In aid of road work
In Dubuque county, provided tho county
would expend twice, as much on the same
roads. Tho county board thereupon ap
propriated teo.ow for use on a certain
mad in tho county the next year or
two. But no official notice bus been re
ceived of tho acceptance of tho contract
or closing tho matter up and It Is feared
the monoy may not bo secured. It Is
proposed to do somo permanent road
Will Not Purchase All the Land.
Tho statoofflclals who were placed
under the duty of handling the big task"
of making the purohaso-of tho ground
needed for enlargement of the capltol
grounds will not , purohaso all of the
ground that was Included In tho tract
referred to In the act. It Is recognized
that some of tho land will probably not I
ho needed ai)d that it was the Intent of
the legislature to leave , the council a
large discretion In tho matter of mailing
purchase,-!. The stato will begin in a few
weeks to rloso some of tho options. i
flinnireM ut. fttie 1'iiIwmIi.- 1
It has come to light that Important
changes in the university facultv nt Iowa
City aro Impending. The president will
next week recommend as head of the
...,..!'...,! 1. 1 11, .-1 . 1. .. . rix I '
ptiiuut vi . viL'iioiiur oi vuicago,
who Is declared to be an eminent physi
cian and a capable Instructor. Tho place
has been vacant somo time. T. V, Mc
Lennan of this city, who has W-'en dean
of the dental school, has resigned by re
quest of the head of the university. It
Is not known hr Just what was tho
matter, but tho chungas-Jndicate a deslro
to get new blood Into tho faculty.
Activity of the I. W. W.
Activity of tho Industrial Workers of
the World has becomo apparent hero
(Continued on Page Two.)
MOYER RESTS WELL;
Federation Head, Driven from Han
cock After Being Shot and
Beaten, Sleeping Easily.
IN A HOSPITAL IN CHICAGO
On Train for Six Hundred Miles
with Bullet in His Body.
GRAND JURY TO INVESTIGATE
Inquisitors Meeting Tuesday Will
Inquire Into Mobbing.
'HAND PICKED,' HINT UNION MEN
Prepnrn tlons Announced Complete
for FnnernU W. V, M. Will Con
duct Over Victims of Christ
inas Etc Panic.
CHICAGO. Dec. 2S.-Charlcs II. Mover,
president of the Western Federation of
Miners, driven from Hnncock, Mich-,
after ho had been shot and beaten last
night, slept well under the care of physi
cians In a hospital hero tonight.
Tho train ride of 000 miles with a bullet
still In his body and his wounds having
received only temporary enre so weak
ened the director of tho copper miners
strike that he was unablo to rccclvo visi
tors until he had reached tho hospital.
The doctors asoerted the easo with
which Moyer dropped to sloop would
prove a factor toward his speedy recov
ery and said that Indications were Ills
wound would not prove serious.
A grand Jury Investigation of tho
mobbing of Moyer, will be demanded at
Houghton, county seat of Houghton
county, by O. N. Hilton, attorney for
tho federation, when tho InqUlsltorla'
body ineotH next Tuesday.
Mr. Hilton mado thla announcement to
night. He left Hancock Thursday night,
but returned tonight.
tlnnrdcd from Reporter.
Moyer was guarded frqm reporters at
tho hotel and the hospltul and could '
not bo seen with reference to tho de
nial of James McNnughton that ho was
with tho mob at tho railway station at
Hancock, as charged by Moyer and that
he searched moyer, retaining valunblo
Moycr's assertions was made to repor
ters, who met his train nt Corllcc, Wis.,
and came with him to Chicago.
Attorney Hilton acted ns messenger In
tho quest for confirmation of tho charge.
He disappeared for a few moments in
the Blek room and upon reappearing ho
"There la no doubt about It, Moyer
couldiot4iaVJet( hdetffas!! 16 knqws
Jim MoNaughton" IIko his own mother
has seen him constantly Blncc tho ne
gotiations! tor a settlement of tho strike
has been on. McNaughton and Moyer
havo been In conference which I at
tended. Ordered lllm Oat of Country.
"McNaughton ordered him out of tho
country; said he would hang him If he
returned, and then he searched him. Two
men, armed with guns, hold him and Mc
Naughton took two wallets from Moycr's
person. Ono of these contained money
and this ho returned. Ho kept tho
According to Moyer and Tanner, the
attack occurred at about 8:10 o'clock and
they wero thrust aboard tho train an
hour or so later. According to sovom! of
McNaughton'H friends, he wus ut his club
In Calumet, sixteen miles fiom Haucoelt.
at 0:45 o'clock. The train was nched.Hel
to leavo Huncock at 9:27 o'clock.
IiiventlKntlon Will lie Mnde.
CALUMKT, Mich,, Dec. 23.-Tho de
portation of Charles H. Moyer, president
of tho Western Federation of Mlncrd and
leading the copper miners' strike, who
was escorted from Hancock Friday night
after being shot and clubbed, will bo In
vestigated by the special grand Jury
when It resumes Its session Tuesday.
Sheriff Cruse today began an Inquiry
Into tho facta of Moycr's departure, in
response to telegrams from Governor
Ferris and Oeorgo NJcholls, t!(o spcJul
prosecutor In chargo of the Ti'nnJ ;ury.
Kach requested him to make a full state
ment of tho result ut his Investigations.
News of the circumstances of Mover s
departuro did not becomo generally
known In the strike region until Moyer
had reached Green Bay, "Wis., today and
told of his Injuries,
Warrants Are Served.
Warrants wcro served tonight on tho
1 uuslncss manager and a dozen or moro
employes of a socialist nowspaper In
Huncock, tho churgo bulng "conspiracy to
publish misstatements calculated to In
The warrants wero sworn out under the
statutes relating to felony and the men
wero hold In bonds of $1,000 each. The
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