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OMAHA, F1UDAY MOKNING, FEBRUARY 13, 1914-T WTSIA'IO PAGES.
On Trains and at
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SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
OF PRECEDENTS IS
Former Speaker Cannon Denounces
President's Address to Congress
a Imitation of Autocrats.
CONTRASTS HIM WITH LINCOLN
Emancipator Writes Proclamation,
Then Shakes Hands for Hours.
SIGNS IT WITH SWOLLEN HAND
Qreat Event Not Used as Occasion
for Playing Politics.
WANDER AFTER STRANGE GODS
Snenkrr Predlets thnt Followers of
Lincoln Will Unit Kleklng Kneh
Other nnil Ann In Ileturii to
l'rlltclplen of Prosperity.
PEOUIA, 111., Feb. 12.-Prcsldcnt Wil
son's breaking of precedents his ad
dresses In person to congress, his aban
donment of tho New Year's day While
Houpe reception, and tho progress of
the democratic administration In gen
eral, came In for adverse criticism at
the hands of former Speaker Joseph G.
Gannon at a Lincoln anniversary dinner
herc tonight- Tim former republican
speaker of tho house of representatives
coupled his eulogy of Lincoln and tha
republican party with dlro predictions
for tho country's welfare under demo
cratic rule. '.' '
"MrfljVVItson Is our president for the
time being and the democratic congress
is our congress, making laws under
which wo all must live, and we will
obey tho law and grin and bear what
ever Ills may come," said he. "Hut tho
rainbow has not como down In llllnola
nsciur opponents predicted It would ten
months ago when Sir. Wilson appealed
In 'person before congress to deliver his
flrstprophesy of the new freedom.
"Meanwhile President Wilson Is en
gaged In smashing precedents. Some
one has said that 'a precedent cmbodlei
a principle,' and the human raco has
been living under precedents since the
days of Moses. The devil was tho first
smasher of precedents and ho has been
busy through several thousand years
trying to smash' good precedents. r
would not Intlmato that the devil could
even get Into the White House grounds
with a strict Presbyterian president on
guard, but some of the precedents he Is
smashing had good origin and have lived
in good repute through 100 years. They
are democratic, too.
lyilnnn Imitate Autocrrit.
"The' president has delivered his mes
sages from, the rostrum of the speaker
of tho. house,.. In .that.hojios .smashed a.
precedent of 100 years and followed one
of '1,000 years In autocratic government
beforetho 3ay8 of Washington and Jef
ferson. "President W'llson smashed another
old precedent In abolishing the New
Year'i reception at tho White House.
This' abandonment of an old soda! cus
tom Is not of importance, but It re
minds me of an incident In tho admin
istration of Lincoln. On tho morning
of January 1, 1S63, the president copied
tho Emancipation Proclamation with his
own hand, working at his desk until
tho hour for tho New Year's reception
to begin. Then ho went to the blue
room .and for four hours shook .hands
with thousands of citizens. At 3 o'clock
In tho afternoon Lincoln returned to
his desk with his right hand so swollen
that, he could scarcely hold a pen, but,
after manipulating and massaging the
fingers for a few minutes ho took the
pen and wrote 'Abraham Lincoln' to
the most significant document oyer, Is
sued from the White House. Lincoln
did not think It necessary to smash tho
old social precedent of New Year's
greeting, nor to create another, political
rather than social, by assembling the
leaders of his party at tho White House
to witness hlB rapid change of pens In
slagnlng different parts of his name,
distribute theee historic pens and deliver-
a. speech Informing a waltlnsr
world of the blessings that were sure to
follow the momentous act. There was
go coinage of phrases, such as Con-
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Forecast till 7 p. m. Friday:
For Omaha. Council Bluffs and Vicinity
-Unsettled, with snow flurries; no im
portant change In temperature.
Temperature us OmaUa Yesterday.
6 a, m o
t a. it 6
i a. m i!
8 a. m , .. 7
u h. ni g
10 ii. m 7
11 a. m 8
12 m 9
1 P. m 10
2 p. m n
J V in it
4 p. m 12
I m J
7 p. m 11
8 p. m U
ConiprnttTt Loeul iKcord.
UltflSlS 1912 1911
Highest yesterday is a a so
lowest yesterday u 2 14 S8
Mean temperature....... 8 12 zi 43
Precipitation .., 13 .00 V T
Temperature and precipitation depar
tures from the normal:
Normal temperature S
Deficiency for the day 15
Total excess since Mnrch 1.,., 1 3us
Notraal precipitation , 03 inch
Excess W the day.'. !olnCh
Deficiency B IncJ "llareh 1 J i'tl . I"
unwicni;)- jor cor. period. 1BU.13.87 inches 1 presmeni, esumaiea 10 reach f?S,X), en
Ileporta from Stnttuim t 7 P. M. ! tered a plea of not guilty when ar
Statlon and State Temp. High- Rain- I ralgned In criminal court today. Italne
of Weather 7 p. m. est fall previously had plead guilty when ar-
Sav.nnDori.ClYwV";-:".-' S 5 'SI ted n bcnch t charging em-
Denver, clear 24
Dea Moines, snow 12
Dodae City, cloudy.,,,,.., g
Lander, cloudy zc
North Platte, clear 10
Omaha, snow 11
Pueblo, clear 34
Hnpld City, cloudy g
Salt Lake City, pt. cloudy 40
,-anta Fe, clear...., 34
.Sheridan, cloudy SS
Sioux City, nt. cloudy.... 10
Valentine, clear 4
T Indicates trace of Dreclnltatln.i
L. A. WELSH. Local Forecaster.
BLACK TONY TELLS HIS STORY,
Makes Written Confession of the
Killing of Niokcll.
PUTS THE BLAME ON WILLIAMS
Says AVItllnins Got Hint Into the
Trouble mill Hint He I the Heal
Cause of tlie Dentil of the
Tony Clarlctta, "Black Tony." who
shot and killed Henry E. Nickel! In the
McVey resort holdup on tho night of
January 15, laboriously covered fifteen
pages of foolscap with a written confes
sion in tho chief of detective's office.
Tho document as compiled by "the third
man" reads as follows:
"I Tony Clarletta, am writing this con
fession without any threats or vlolcnco
upon the part of tho officers In the pres
ence of Chief Maloney, to toll him of my
part In tho robbery at 411 North Four
"This Is my written confession, dear
"When I came to Omaha my funds
wero low, ani In seeking employment at
tho Itcllablo Employment agency I met
AVIUIams. I was staying at tho Carey
hotel with Lawrence Gilbert, who was
paying my expenses. When Williams had
met Lawcrencc ho Influenced him not to
stand for my bill any more, and I was
broke At this tlmo Gilbert told Wil
liams that he had two suitcases held for
board at a houso In Benson, and Wil
liams offered to get thorn If Gilbert
would show him t,he place. Ho asked mo
to help him, and I thought ho was fooling
and agreed. Williams stayed that night
with us at tho Carey hotel. In tho morn
ing ho asked us If wo had any guns, and
when we said no, ho said wo could kick
lira hardwaro storo In South Omaha and
(oen to Sec t.lrl,
"We bummed mound town all day and
In tho evening Gilbeit went to sco n girl
In South Omaha. Williams and I walked
down Tenth street, and ho was telling
mo all tho time how easy It was to get
money that way. As wo came to 416 South
Tenth Btreet he said, 'That looks llko an
easy place to got In,' nnd wo walked on.
"About 11 o'clock we came back, and
Williams went In the storo to seo how It
looked from the inside. He told tho pro
prietor he wanted to buy a diamond ring
for his wife, and after looking at It, left,
saying ho would como back In tho morn
ing. lCnuy Place to Itoli.
" 'Gee, that place Is easy, I wish they
wero all llko that," he said, when ho
camo out. After midnight wo came back
again, and Williams boosted mo to tho
transom, telling me to kick out the glass
and cra,wl In. I did and took four re
volvers, four flasllghts and two bowlo
knives. Ho bawled me out because I
didn't get any money, and Jewelry. Wo
loaded the guns and hold up Jacobsen and
McCarthy on north Sixteenth street and
got a little money and n,' watch from
(Contlnod on Page Seven'.)
Suits Filed to Test
State Two-Cent Fare
Law Are Dismissed
LINCOLN, Neb., Feb. 12.-Judge T. C.
Munger of the federal district court to
day dismissed six cases pending against
as many Nebraska railroads to test tho
constitutionality of the Nebraska 2-cent
fare law and tho maximum freight rate
law passed In 1907 by tho Nebraska legis
lature. The motion to dismiss was mnilo
by tho state and assented to by the rail
Tho roads affected are tho Chicago,
Burlington & Quincy, tho Union Pacific,
tho Missouri Pacific, the Chicago &
Northwestern, the Chicago, bt. Paul,
Minneapolis & Omaha aril the Chicago,
Rock Island & Pacific.
Tho suits against tho roads were first
filed hy tho state In tho stato courts.
seeking to force tho railroads, to obey
me laws, me suits were removed to
tho federal court by tho railroads and
bills questioning the constitutionality of
the laws were filed. Attempts on tho
part of the stato to send the cases back
to me stato courts were overruled by
Judgo Munger and the stato appealed to,
me supremo court, which also rcrused to
remand the suits.
Testimony was taken
In tho cases
against tho Rock Island, the Burllncton
and tho Union Pacific. The roads In tho HAULING BREAKERS AWAY
meantime put Into effect the 2-cent law
anj the maximum freight laws, when i MILWAUKEE, Feb. 12.-Scores of po
Injunctlons to prevent the enforcement I llcemen and detectives guarded tho A.
of tho laws wero denied.
The suits have since been held In abey- tonight, while private deputies escorted months In an effort to urgo their repre
ance, pending the decision of the rate 'tho strike breaking shoe workers from sontattves In Washington to effect n,
cases of other states In the supreme court
of tho United -States. The action of Fed
eral Judge Munger today closes tho last
chapter In the suits.
TWO YEARS FOR BIGAMY;
SAYS FORCED TO MARRY
LONDON. Feb. 12.-Willlam Smith, an
English chauffeur, was today sentenced
to ten months' hard labor on a chargo
of bigamy In marrying Catherine Hlg.
gins of New York while his wife was
alive In England.
" Tuiuiimnijr gavo nimseii
up and confessed the crime, saying he
had been forced to marry tho woman by
his American employer, who offered him
tho management of a farm on condition
that he did so.
MEMPHIS BANKER CHANGES
HIS PLEA TO NOT GUILTY
MEMPHIS, Tcnn., Feb, J2.-C, Hunter
;Ralne, president of the Mercantile bank,
...1. I 1. 1 .1 Ia- V
wh,ch C,OBOd " do0ra Monda- " the
of the alleged defalcations of the
FORT DODGE GIRL FOUND
WORKING AS A DOMESTIC
FORT DODGE, la., Ken. l?.-8peclul
! Telegram.) Gertrudo Case, a 11-year-old
Fort Dodge girl inlalng since Monday,
was found today at Webster City em
ployed as a domestic and brought back
home. Her explanation for her depar-
turo may lead to prosecution
WHIM AN PPRFNTS
CASE TO GORE JURY
Mrs. Minnie Bond Says Her He,
Impaired by Alice.
Was Not Like Women He Was Used
to Associating With.
MAINTAINS COMPOSURE IN BOX
Oklahoman Tried to Pull
Toward Him, She Says.
PLAINTIFF MAKES CHALLENGE
Attorney Offers to Let All Kvldenee
n to Her Reputation Co to
Jury If Permitted to At
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okl., Feb. 12.-Mrs.
Mlnnto Bond, who Is suing United States
Senator Thomas P. Gore for 50,000 dam
ages growing out of nn alleged assault
committed In a AVnshlngton hotel, took
tho witness stand today and told her
version of her meeting with Senator Goro
In Washington. Tho court room was
crowded, tho audience Including many
Despite tho ruling of Judge Clark yes
terday that evidence as lo Incidents In
tho pa&t life of each of tho litigants was
Irrelevant, Attornoy Glbblngs, represent
ing Mrs. Bond, offered to let all tho evl
denco as to Mrs. Bond's character go bo-
foro tho Jury without objection, provided
tho defense wouU not object to evidence
offered against tho character of Senator
Gore. Counsel for tho defenso did not
reply to tho proposition.
Mrs. Ilnnil Coinponed,
In telling her story of tho alleged as
sault, Mrs. Bond was composed through
out. Sho first met the senator In 1903,
sho said, and again a short time lattr
at a reception In Oklahoma City. At this
latter meeting sho discussed tho appoint
ment of her husband, Julian Bond, to tho
position of Internal revenue collector. At
that time, she said, tho senator talked
favorably of tho appointment.
The witness then related how she went
to Washington In March, 1913. At a re
ception tendered by Mr. and Mrs. Gbro
to their Oklahoma visitors sho again
broached tho subject of tho appointment,
and tho senator asked her to como to his
offices, according to tho testimony.
Meeting: with Senator.
Reaching tho tlmo of the alleged as
eault, the witness said she had tele
phoned Senator Gore to cpme to her
hotel. When tho senator nrrlvod she went
with him to a room occupied by Jnmes
Jacobs of Oklahoma. In their talk, she
said, tho senator askciiujpany personal!
questions and tried to take nor nana.
"I hold htm I was a different kind of
a woman from those he had been asso
ciating With," tesUfled Mrs. Bond.
J3ho alleged that tho senator took hold
of her and tried to pull her toward 'him
and that her glasses wero broken In the
struggle, cutting her face. When ho
pushed her over on the bed tho bed cov
ering was stained with blood In several
At this Juncture, tho witness-" said,
Robertson of Oklahoma entered tha room,
together " with Jacobs and Klrby Fltz
patrlck, and sho went to the toilet to
wash the blood stains from her hands
and face. She declared the senator fol
lowed her and told her to tell tho men
present there was nothing wrong.
Concluding her direct examination, Mrs.
, Bond testified sho never had encouraged I
tne Benator In any attentions to her. She
claimed her health has been Impaired by
tho alleged attack.
On cross-examination tho witness ad-
,nltted sho had been married to her for-
,ner husband, a man named Farrar, two
times, the second tlmo because ho had
not bten divorced when they first mar -
red In Juno, 1903. Sho said they had a
child born in December, 1903, but she did
. not know what had become of It. The
defenso offered to introduce a copy of.
her petition for divorce from Farrar, but
judge Clark ruled It out,
'oni inrr miADn AiixnMnmi co
i uliul uunnu nuiumumuuo
u. Welnbrcnner Shoe company's plant
i the factory to automobiles which whisked
Hundreds of men, women and girl
strikers marched In front of tho factory
with an American flag at their head,
jeering the strike breakers and the po -
lice. Attempts were made to halt the
machines, but the chauffeurs, with police
men clinging to the sides of tho auto
mobiles, evaded trouble.
Rocks, snow and other missiles woro
hurloj at the stnko breakers, but no one
was Injured. Two arrests were made.
"GENERAL" JONES WILL
CAMPAIGN IN MONTANA
NEW YORK. Feb. 12.-"General"
Rosallo Jones and "Colonel" Ida Craft,
who led several parties of women on
marches to Albany and Washington In
the Interests of suffrage, will start west
in a few weeks to help Miss Jeanette
Rankin In tho campaign In Montana,
whero the question of votes for women
Is to be decided this fall. "Colonel"
Craft will have charge of the headquar
ters in Butte, while "General" Jones
will travel about In an automobile coun
try tour. It Is expected they will bo
gone about three months.
CARNEGIE LIBRARY IS
BURNED BY SUFFRAGETTES
BIRMINGHAM, Englund, Feb. 12.
The Carnegie library at Northfleld,
Worcestershire, six miles south of Bir
mingham, was today destroyed by fire,
set by an arson squad of suffragettes.
All the books were burned and only the
shell of tho building was left. Papers
were found strewn around the place
bearing the Words, "To start your new
library glvo women the vote."
Drawn for The Bee by Powell.
DEMOS NOW SEE THE LIGHT
Rumor Has it that" Gruenther and
Loomis Will Be Named.
FIRST AS FEDERAL COLLECTOR
Loomis In Snld to lie Slated to Suc
ceed F. 8. Howell nn United
States Attorney No One
Slnte( for Murshalshln.
According to Information In Omaha to
day, a truce has been declared between
Bryan and Senator. Hitchcock at Wash
lr.gtonrwhtch .may result In the Imme
diate appointment of several men to fill
the vacancies In tha federal offices here,
aa terms of the district attorney, mar
shal and collector of Internal rovenuo
It Is said that Secretary Bryan has
agreed to tho appointment 6f Chris
Gruenther of Columbus as collector -f
Internal revenue, upon tho condition that
George U Loomis of Fremont, a Bryan
constituent, bo named as United States
district attorney to succeed F. 8. Howell,
whoso term expired on February 1, 1914.
According to tho political wiseacres
here, Senator Hitchcock has agreed to
tho naming of tho Fremont man for tho
office of district attorney In order to
succeed In his ambition to glvo tho of
fice of collector of Internal revenue tb
Several months ago Senator Hitchcock
endorsed tho appointment of ChrlB
Gruenther as collector of Internal rev
enue Bryan was opposed to tho ap
pointment of the Columbus man, and as
a reult his name was never sent to tho
senate by President Wilson. When tho
1 president failed to namo the man whom
Hitchcock had endorsed for the office,
! the senator declined to ' endorse npy
others for federal positions In Nebraska.
On tha other hand, 'Bryan knowing of
tho opposition which any other than
Hitchcock candidates wuuld receive. If
their appointments wero sent to the sen
ate, apparently Influenced 'the president
to refrain from sending down any ap
pointments of either Bryan" or Hitch
cock democrats for the political plums
Frequent meetings of tho democrats
' have been held durinir tho last two
'. reconciliation of the Bryan nnd Hitch-
jeeck situation, and the rum&r circulated
now Indicates that the agreement on
Qrucnther and Loomis Is tho result. No
Indication of the choice for tho office
' of United States marshal here was in-
eluded in tho report concerning tho of
flees of district attorney and collector
of Internal revenue.
They National Capital
Thnraday, February VJ, 1(111.
Met at noon.
John G, Milburn testified on the bill to
regulate stock exchanges before the bank
Passed Senator Smoot's bill to open
withdrawn Alaska coal land to home
stead entry, reserving title to the coal to
Immigration commltteo decided on a
speedy report on tho Burnett Immigration
Senator Bradley of Kentucky read Lin
coln's Gettysburg address.
Adjourned at 3:20 p. m. In observance of
Met at noon.
Set time aside for Lincoln memorial
Democrats of tho Immigration committee
prevented consideration of Asiatic ex
Rural credits hearings arranged for
next week by a subcommittee.
Representative Russell of Missouri read
from the speaker's' rostrum Lincoln's
.Gettysburg address and Representative
,Foss of Ohio delivered an oration on
Representative Klnkead of New Jersey
Introduced a bill to provide for experts
and special agents to develop commerce
with Central and South America and for
fourteen attaches of the State depart
ment to Investigate manufacturing and
trade conditions of foreign countries.
District of Columbia legislation considered.
No Place for a Hoodoo
Two Million for
Missouri River is
New Item in Bill
WASHINGTON. Feb. 12.-In additional
In tho now rivers nnd harbor bill as form
ally announced today, tho Missouri river
Is down for nn appropriation of $2,000,000
from lis mouth to Kansas City, $1W,000
from Kansas Olfy and Sioux City, and
$160,000 from Sioux City to Fort Benton.
MATTERS' BONDS APPROVED
Two of Three Thousand Each Arc
Signed by George B, Darr.
CAPIAS WRIT IS BEING HELD
Marshal Wnrner Instructed to He
fraln from ISxccutlwc Arrest
Until Ordered hy United
States Attorney Howell.
Two bonds for $3,000 each were com
pleted by Thomas H. Matters yesterday
morning and wero fllod with tho clerk of
tho United States district court hero(ycs
tcrday afternoon. After being approved
by Clerk It. C. Hoyt they wero forwardod
to the Hastings division. They wero
signed by George B. Darr of Omaha.
Capias was Issued hy United States Dis
trict Attorney F. 11. Howell Wednesday,
but tho United States Marshal, W. I.
Warner, was Instructed to hold the
capias and refrain from arresting Mr.
Matters until he was advised to do so.
Tho completion of tho bond yesterday
eliminated tho probability of any arrest
In tho caBo..
Iron Workers Deny
to Take an Appeal
CHICAGO, Feb. 12. Thrco of the labor
leaders who wero granted new trials In
the dynamite conspiracy cases by the
federal court here, filed an answer to
day, denying that the government had
any right to ask for a reversal of the
grant of their appeal. Tho men. am
Olaf Tveltmoo of San Francisco, Richard
H. Houlihan of Chicago and William
Bernhardt of Cincinnati. They declare
that tho right to apply for a rehearing In
criminal cases Is reserved to defendants.
The government has failed also to set
forth any material errors In tho peti
tion for rehearing, according to 13, N.
Zollno of counsel for the defendants.
In the case of Tveltmoo he asserted that
the government counsel misquoted a
WITNESSES TESTIFY FOR
FORMER BANKER UNDER FIRE
CHICAGO, Feb, U.-Charaeter wit
nesses on behalf of W, I Moyer, former
vlco president of what Is now the La
Sail Street Trust and Savings bank, who
Is fighting extradition to Kansas City to
face a federal Indictment, were heard
before United States Commissioner Mason
Moyer was Indicted In Kansas City two
years ago on a charge of misrepresenting
the valuo of the stock of the American
Union Trust company of Kansas City.
Moyed said that ho had sent a few let
ters offering tho stock for sale, but
denial that he misrepresented Its value.
N0RRIS SUBMITS PROTEST
OF THE OMAHA ALLIANCE
WASHINGTON, Feb. 12,-Senator Nor
rlr submitted a petition today from the
German-American alliance of Onfuha,
protesting to the senate against the pro
posed prohibition constitutional amend
ment as a "ruthless and unjust perversion
of our soundest doctrines" and an "un
warranted enrcoachment upon our per
sonal liberties and of our pursuit of hap
piness In accordance with our personal
LINCOLN IS A CITY OF VICE
So Asserts Carson in Petition for Re
moval of Chief of Police.
SAYS RESORTS ARE WIDE OPEN
Antl-Snloon Superintendent Con
ducts Personnl Campaign, nnd
Says Ho Has Kvldenee, of
All Kinds of Vice.
LINCOLN. Feb. 12.-(Speclal.)-Charg-Ing
thnt, the police department of Lin
coln has failed to enforce the. laws of the
city and plating tho 1 blamotfor that
failure upon Chief of Police Mnldne,
while at the same .jlrne asserting that
Commissioner King Is lri sympathy with
law and order, It. F. Carson, superin
tendent of the Anti-Saloon league of Nebraska,-
filed charges with tho city cleric
yesterday asking tho city commissioners
to remove Malone from offlco and place
nn efficient bfflcer In tho vacancy,
Carson charges that ho has conduoted
Investlgtalons, some of them personally,
during tho months of January and Feb
ruary, and that he has found tho num
ber of violators of the liquor laws, tho
antl-clgarctto law and tho Albert law has
been larger than heretofore and condi
tions much . mora doptorablo than they
have been for many years,
Tho petition for removal declares that
gambling 1b permitted In several of tho
pool hulls of tho city, nnd that many
young lads of tender ago play tho gamo
Just tho samo as men. It further asserts
that ten stores of tho city are Belling
(Continued on Page Two,)
Chicken Thief Brings
Back Substitute Bird
uecause ins conscience Kept smarting
him ovor the theft of a chicken he stole
three months ago, some man has rer
turncJ to Miss Hannah Anderson. 2S31
Chlcogo street, a fine dressed fowl and
enclosed In tho package a note, which
contained tho following message!
As I am now rich, here la the return,
of tho chicken which disappeared somo
lime dock, ii was line, yours truly,
One night last fall, about Thanksgiving
tlmo, Miss Anderson cooked a, flno
chicken and placed It on a shelf In tho
pantry. About 10 o'clock the pantry win
dow was raised by a burglar and the
fowl taken. Nothing elso In the house
Yesterday afternoon Miss Anderson
heard u nolso on the front porch. After
a few moments sho wont to the door and
found a package lying on tho doorstop.
There was no person In sight, so she took
tho package In and examined It, She
was surprised to find a fine, fat dressed
chicken and wrapped with It the note
which explained tho disappearance of tho
cooked dainty last fall.
RUMORED BECKER MAY
BE GIVEN NEW TRIAL
ALBANY, N. Y., Feb. 12,-Althougli
there Is no way of positively ascertain- '
ing It was believed tonight that a deel- I
slon In the case of Charles Becker, tho ;
former New York police lieutenant, sen- i
tenged to death for the murder of Her
man Rosenthal, will bo handed down to
morrow by tho court of appeals. A per
sistent rumor has been to the effect that
a new trial would bo grunted Becker,
It is barely possible that an nppeal In
the decision of the four gunmen who
wero convicted of the same crime will be.
handed down along with the decision In
tho Becker case.
QUINTUPLETS BORN TO
A KENTUCKY WOMAN
TAYLORVILLE, Ky., Feb. 12.-Flve
children, three boys and two girls, wero
born today to Mrs. Bertha Drury, wife
of a Spencer county farmer. The girls
WORKED TO DEATH
AND DIDN'T GET PAY
FOR WYS MINER
Michigan Copper Laborer Tells
Committee of Conditions Men
TESTIFIES ABOUT "GUNMEN0
Asserts "One-Man Machine is Kill
ing All of Us."
DIRECT CHARGE OF MURDER
Head of Deteotive Agency Aocuscs
United Mine Workers.
QUOTES ITALIAN'S CONFESSION
He Mny '.n'ncanelll Says He Killed
Detective. Heleher In Trinidad
at IuntlRntlau of Organiser
A. H. McOnry,
HANCOCK, Mich., Feb. 12. "W wero
worked to death and did not get tho
money for It." declared Pat Dunning,
! copper minor, today to tha congressional
Investigating committee. His testimony
related not only to mlno working condl
tlono, but alBo to alleged acts of Imported
"gunmen" nfter tho strike In the village
of Ahmcek, whero ho was marshal.
"What do you men wnnt?" Chairman
"Let tho companies glvo us a minimum
pay of $5 a day, tin elRht-houf day and
recognize our union and they will mako
more money than they over havo made,"
Trcmmors, who formerly filled ten cars
n day had been driven to fill as many as
fifty-two lii-later years, he said. As to
tho miners, ho declared "the 6ne-man
mochlno was killing nil of us."
Tho 111 feeling beneath the veneer o
politeness which opposing counsel havo
shown toward each other thus far In
tho Investigation becamo apparent to
day Svhen O. N. Hilton, for the striking
mine workers, read Into tho record n,
number of pay slips for the aVowed pur
pose of proving "a system at once un
fair and oppressive."
I tappcars from tho slips the min
ing companies woro accustomed to tako
out of tho employe's pay the amount ho
owed tho storekeeper, sometimes leaving
nothing. A. F. Rces, for the operators,
said tho Inferences that tho companies
ran or controlled the stores were untrue.
Hilton replied that 'ho had no such pur
pose, but merely wanted to show tho
Tho commltteo sustained nn objection
by Rees to the Introduction of newspaper
clippings of what purported to be excerpts
from, the reports of Investigators for the.
Department of Labor, Maliaa inquired
Into conditions 'herer """" -
Char'tro' Ht Murder.
DENVER, Febf 1J.-A direct chargB that
Qebr'go W. Belcher Was murdered In
Trinidad by United Mlno Workers of
Americn, nt the Instigation of on or
ganizer of tho union, was made today
by A. C. Felts, superintendent of the
Baldwin-Kelts detective agency. The kill
ing of Belcher, a BoldWln-FelU detective,
occurred November SO.
Felts, tho first witness of the day beforo
the houso commltteo Investigating tho
Colorado coal mine strlko, said that Louis
Zancanelll had confessed the murder in
the prcsonce of Judgo Advocate Major
Boughton and Adjutant General Ghase.
"How do you know that the killing
was Instigated ' by an organlsor of tho
United Mine Workers?" demanded Rep
"Zancanelll said 00 In his confession."
"Who was the organizer?"
"A. II. McGary."
A mass of testimony from the view
point of tho employers was In prospect
when tho house subcommittee opened' to
day's session. Tho evidence for the miners
was practically completed so far aa tho
Denver hearing Is concerned at last
night's session. Several witnesses for tho
operators wero to be heard beforo the
committee goos to Trinidad.
HayN Strikers Uoueht Arms.
The operators last night made an at-
( tack upon the statement of utrlke leaders
) that no firearms wero purchased for the
. strikers until after the mine owners had
; imported machine guns, somo time after
j tho 'strike was called. James Holmes, a
, wholesale and retail dealer qf Pueblo,
was put on tho stand and testified that
he had eold a number of revolvers and
at least forty-two rifles tq the Neely St
Caldwell Hardware company of Walson-
' hurg, with the understanding that they
wro to be furnished to Adolph Germer,
ft strike leader, and knew of the pur-
-haso of sixteen more. The date given
(Contlnuod on Page Two.)
TEW PSA8SS OF ABVSBTZSZNQ
No. 9 Travel
"There are lots of things
you never learn at school.'1 So
goes the familiar phrase.
Thanks to railroad, steam
boat and automobile advertis
ing in good newspapers that go
into thousands of homes, one
may learn a great deal of geo
graphy that very often is of
Travel by land and sea has
increased wonderfully in the
last decade since the perfec
tion of comfortable ' means of
transit and the development of
modern newspaper advertising.
Traveling has always been of
great educational valuo and
will always continue to be. And
so, even though, but a small
percentage of the readers of
'1 he tfee can travel extensively,
yet all may travel occasionally.
The advertisements arc al
ways interesting, however, and
have a broadening and Inspir
They claim the attention
alike of those who travoi and
those who stay at home.
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