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VOL. XI7TV NO. 15.
FOUR KILLED AS
IN I. WJT. ROOM
Score of Others Seriously Hurt by
Dynamite Blast in New York
THREE MEN AND A WOMAN DIE
Dead and Those Escaping Injury
in Apartment Inoludc Defend
ants in Tarrytown Case.
HECKLED J. D. ROCKEFELLER, JR
Believed Infernal Machine Made fo
Use at Coming Trial.
MOST POWERFUL USED IN CITY
An For iik Two lllocks from the
Wrecked Structure Pcraonn Arc
Thrown Down by the
NEW YORK, July &. Three mon and a
woman were killed today when a dyna
mite bomb, said to bo the most powerful
ever used in this city, exploded with trp
mendous force In an apartment tenanted
by Industrial Workers of the World. The
upper part of the slx-story tenement
house In which tho bomb was being made,
A score of persons were seriously In
jured and much property damage was
done In a wide radius from the scene ot
Those dead and those who escaped In
Jury In the apartment included Industrial
Workers of the World men who were de
fendants In the trial to be begun Mon
day In Tarrytown, N. V., where they
were arrested for creating a disturbance
a few weeks ago. They went to the vill
age to make demonstrations outside the
Pocanttco hills estate of John D. Rocke
feller, whore John D. Rockefeller, Jr., had
retired nfter being heckled In front of his
office at 26 Broadway, In this city by In
dustrial Workers of the World members
and sympathizers, including members of
Upton Sinclair's Free Silence league.
Their activities here arose from the coal
mine strike troubles In Colorado, where
Mr. Rockefeller, Jr., has mining interests.
Theory of Police.
As soon as one of the bodies of thosa
killed in tho exrlosion had been identi
fied as that of Arthur Caron, who came
hero from Boston and who was one ot
the defendants in Tarrytown, the police
began their investigation of the explosion,
on the theory that a bomb was being con
structed by Caron and others for possible
use at tho Industrial Workers of tho
World hearings in Tarrytown on Monday.
Since, tho arrest of tho agitators In that
village there have been rumors of threats
against town officials If tho defendants
were net released.
Late today the police escorted from the
office of Emma Goldman's publication
MotKer Earth; to the pollco station, a
group of agitators, including Marie Ganz,
arrested some time ago for making out
door speeches In which she threatened
to shoot John D. Rockefeller, Jr.. Miss
Ganz was released this morning from the
Queen's county Jail after serving a term
as a result of her speochmaklng.
Conferences lit NlRtht.
The cross examination lato today dis
closed that all the eleven defendants, who
are out on bail, met hero last night with
Alexander Bcrkman, anarchist, and oth
ers at the headquarters of the Francisco
Ferrer rchool, to dovlBe a way to aid
tho persons facing trial Monday. The
conferees Included leaders of the so-called
antl-mllltarist league, which seeks to dis
courage workmen from Joining the Btate
Present at this meeting, according to
statements to the authorities, were Carl
Hansen, a member of tho staff of Mpther
Earth, and wri uerg, u.
one of the Tarrytown defendants. Hansen
was blown to pieces In tho explosion.
Part of his body was' found on a church
roof and part on car tracks ,Jn tho street.
Berg is missing and Is counted among
the Victims. The other person known to
have been killed was Mary Claves, C5
years old, a cigar maker, who occupied
an apartment adjoining the one In which
the explosion occurred.
What Search Disclosed.
In support of the police theory that a
bomb was being made for use In Tarry
town. a search of Caron's apartments
disclosed two dry batteries wired for use;
a loaded revolver, cartridges and a partly
constructed black Jack, together with a
bowl of yellow substance thought to have
been used In bomb construction.
Statements to the police Indicated that
the group at the Fanclsco Ferrer BChool
disbanded about midnight last night.
Caron, Hansen, Berg and a fourth man,
Mike Auspentl, who came here from Chi
cago about two weeks ago. left together
and went to the apartment where the ex
plosion occurred at 126 Lexjngon avenue,
between 102nd and 103rd street on the up
per east side.
Hansen's half sister. Miss Louisa
Berger, who rented the top floor apart
ment occupied by herself. Hansen anl
Caron told the inquisitors that the four
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Temperatures at omnhn Yterday.
W Hours. Dee.
. r 5 a. m 71
Jl a. m 70
A 8 a. m 76
A 9 a. m 78
1J 10 a. m 80
v 1 11 n m SI
; 1 1 12 m... s&
ML 1 P- m 85
mm o n - r
flP 3 p. m 87
I U, 4 p. m..., 89
JLM 6 P. m 89
6 p. m m
7 p. m 86
Comparative) Local Record.
1914. 1913. 1912. 1911.
Highest yesterday 89 90 92 107
Lowest yesterday 71 72 74 78
Mean temperature 80 81 83 92
Precipitation 00 .00 .02 .08
'temperature and precipitation depar
tures from the normal;
Normal temperature 76
Excess for the day 4
Total excess since March 1 250
Normal precipitation 16 Inch
Deficiency for the day ,. .16 Inch
Total rainfall since March L.13.S2 Inches
Deficiency since March 1 90 Inch
Deficiency for cor. period, 1913. 1.14 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period. 1913. 6.25 Inches
uajgBasjod isoon 'HBAV V "a
OFFICERS "PLUCKED" IN NAVY
CAPTAIN JOHN H. GIBBONS.
WASHINGTON. July 5.-Tho navy
"plucklni? board," which, by law, meets
each year to select a certain number of
officers for retirement, that tho flow of
promotion shall continue without check,
reaped fl'tteen officers which will bo Im
mediately transferred from tho active to
the retired list.
To the amazement of tho service the
name of Captain John H. Gibbons, com
manding tho battleship Utah, Is at the
top of the list. "Jack"lbbons Is ono of
the best known officers of the navy. He
was once naval attache of the American
embassy at London and later for four
years superintendent of tho naval
Wilson Put in the
Glass of Late Tom
Jeff byNavy Chief
CHARLOTTEVILLE, Va., July B.-ThO
administration's tariff, currency and anti-trust
measures are tho threo declara
tions of Independence that will unfottcr
American business Ufo and make pos
sible an era of unprecedented prosperity.
Secretary of the Navy Daniels, declared
in an Independence -day address here.
Tho secretary, speaking before tho Uni
versity ot Virginia summer school, said
congress had during the last year, listened
to tho peoplo's mandatej and the writing
of tho threo declarations hod been tho
concrete' result. , .. . .
When congress began writing its "de
claration of independence against unjust
tariff taxation of the many for the benefit
of the favored few and Its declaration
against tho money trust, there was' a lion
In tho path," tho secretary said.
"That Hon was a pernicious and Invis
ible lobby. Before any reforms could be
accomplished, before any pledge could be
kept, the lobby had to bo uncovered and
destroyed. Woodrow Wilson has done
nothing that will free legislative bodies
from the miasma that affects them equal
to his victory over the lobby, won in the
first days of his administration. That
fight not only destroyed tho evil of the
lobby, but ended tho ability of selfish
Interests to prevent the enactment of
other declarations of Independence.
characterizing Thomas .Jefferson aa the
"original progressive," Secretary Daniels
said President Wilson, with the except
ion of Madison and Moiiroc, was more
like Jefferson than any other man who
had occupied the White House.
Rabbi Hits at Blue
DETROIT, Mich., July 5. An attack on
what was characterized ns "political Pro
testantism," with Us national prohibi
tion propaganda and Sunday blue laws,
featured the annual conference sermon
tonight of Rabbi Moses P. Jacobson ot
Shreveport, La,, at the Sabbath services
of the Central Conference of American
Rabbis now In session here.
"The prohibition legislation," ho said,
"and the whole blood of cognate moral
restrictions and moral reform laws, bo
called, are slmpy part and parcel ot
that formidable, and, I believe, secret
campaign, which Is afflicting us with In
creasing repressive Sunday laws, Is men
acing freedom of speech, Is putting the
bible Into public schools and Is proclaim
ing that this Is a Clirstlan country with
the Implied meaning that it is a Pro
testant Christian, country."
Bubonic Plague Adds
Another Victim to List
WASHINGTON, July 6.-Word from
Surgeon General Bluo of .the Public
Health service to acting Surgeon General
Glennan was received tonight that another
death from plague In New Orleans had
been reported, making three cases and
two deaths since the outbreak. Additional
measures were promptly taken by the
public health service to cope with tho
situation which seems to have assumed a
more serious aspect.
SENATOR YOUNG DELIVERS
DAY'S ADDRESS AT STANTON
STANTON. Neb., July 5.-(8pecial Tel
egram.) The Fourth ot July celebration
at Stanton was featured by a business
men's street parade extending for nearly
W. W. Young fprnvr'.y of Stanton, but
now of Omaha, blng connected in an
official way with tho German-American
Life Insurance company, do live led the
address of the day, Mr. Young concluded
his oration by .in appeal to The people
to aid in carrying out the needed re
forms of the time.
The ball gamn rotwten Stanton nnd
Wlnside resulted in a score of 2 to 1 in
favor of Stanton.
THIRTEEN DIE AS
Two Hundred and Forty-three In
jured in Independence Day Cele
Bration Over Land.
LOSS IS TRIVIAL
Early Figures Show that Observance
of National Holiday is Marked
TY LISTS ARE HIGH
an Five Times as Many
urt as New York City.
MANY ALSO HURT AT PITTSBURGH
Only One KI11...1 mid Three Injured
In Clilonito, So MrlnKcnt the
Ordinance nnrrlntr Snln
CHICAGO, July 6.-Thlrtecn dead and
243 Injured. This Is tho casualty list of
tho sanest Fourth of July celebration In
the United States since tho use of fire
works became popular. Tho property loss
by fires due directly to powder filled
Inventions was but $5,600; trivial when
compared to the heavy damage sustained
In previous years.
There were fewer deaths In the celebra
tions today than In any of tho sl:cteen
years that records of th toll have boon
kept, with the exception of 1899, when
but threo lives wore los. But In lhat
year the number of Injured was reportvd
ot 1,071 or tlneo times that nf today.
Since 1899 the yearly loss suffered from
fireworks has ranged from $00,790 In 1902
to $724,515 In 1905. As usual fireworks
woro responsible for the largest number
of Injuries. 105. Injuries caused by toy
pistols, from which tetanus frequently
develops, were fifty-eight. Forty-one per
sons were maimed by small cannon, thirty
burned by gunpowder, five were hurt by
torpedoes and four in runaways, Sev
ern! of the Injured will die, It Is believed.
Six persons were killed by fireworks;
four by gunpowder, two by torpedoes
and one by a revolver.
Philadelphia's report of 170 Injured was
more than five times that of New York,
which had the next largest number, and
It was believed that many of those In
cluded in tho list suffered from minor
hurts. The casualty lists at Pittsburgh
also was high twenty-seven, with no
So stringent was tho enforcement in
Chicago of tho ordinance prohibiting tho
sale of fire crackers and fireworks that
only one person was killed and threo
Injured slightly here yesterday. The
names of two boys who died yesterday
from burns received in the explosion of
flroworks they had dug from rubbish near
an abandoned factory, were added to tho
Attempt' is Made
to Dynamite Store
in the Capital City
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Neb.. July G. (Special Tele
gram.) Unidentified persons attempted to
blow up the general merchandise store
of Cert and company, at Tenth and O
streets, this afternoon. Two sticks ot
dynamite woro placed in front of tho
store, Juet below the plate glass front
and the explosion blow out the front,
shattering the plate glass into small
pieces and entirely demolishing a show
case, which stood at the entrance. The
concussion shook the buildings for a wide
distance around nnd nearly blew a street
car from the track, which was passing
'the store when tho explosion occurred.
No one seems to know who perpetrated
tho deed, though thero were many people
on tho street at tho time Just acros In
front of the city hall.
at Grand Island
GRAND ISLAND, Neb.. July B. (Spe
cial Telegram.) A crowd estimated by the
promoters at between 8,000 and 10,00 per
sons witnessed the automobile and motor
cycle races at Brodstreet course yester
day. Louis Gertsen, an aviator, sustained
a fall of thirty-five feet this morning. In
his second trial flight, which smashed his
machine. He escaped uninjured.
Owing to a light rain yesterday the
two-mile track was fast and good tlmo
was made. Olsen of Genoa, with an In
dian machine, won the twenty-mile mo
torcyple race in 14:69 and the thirty-mile
race in 24:27. Bagnell aid Ivers, In a
Bulck, from Lincoln, won both auto races,
the twenty-mile In 15:27 and the thirty-
mile In 23:3S. There were no accidents at
There was much disorder and fighting.
Steve Williams la being held to await
the result ot Injuries he Inflicted with a
billiard cue on Earl O Walr In a pool hall
George C. Bergman, a harvest laborer of
Rochester. N. Y., had one eye blown out
by a cannon cracker fired In a saloon oy
H. Henderson, though a city ordinance
forbids such sale. The cannon cracker
was bought here. Half a doxen others
were arrested for fighting.
BODY OF AN UNIDENTIFIED
MAN FOUND NEAR TRACK
KEARNEY, Neb., July 6,-(Rpeclal
Telegram.) The body of an unidentified
man was found near the railroad track
near Elm Creek this morning. The sup.
position is that the body had been thrown
from a passing rtaln, the skull having
a compound fracture. The dead man was
dark, smortth shaven and his coat had the
Initials W. I. G. and the tailor, J. Salla-
mon. N. Y.
No other marks ot identification were
found. What disposition ot the body will
be made has not been decided.
FIREWORKS START BLAZE
THAT DESTROYS CHURCH
LAUREL, Neb., July 6.-(Speclal Tele
gram.) The Presbyterian church was de
stroyed by fire today et a loss of 12,500,
partially covered by Insurance. The llru
was caused by fireworks.
MONDAY MORNING, JULY
FIGURES IN MEXICAN AFFAIRS Alfredo Brecedo and his secretary, F. R. Villia
vincia; Brecedo, who is representing General Oarranza, is in Washington to confer with
State department officials. At the right are Major G. S. Reid, U. S. M. 0., of the U. S. S.
Arkansas, and Lieutenant Commander Buchanan of the Florida, who have just returned
from Vera Cruz.
REYOLYER BHISSIHG LINK
Half Dozen Sleuths Continuo Search
for Gun Used to Kill Woman.
IMPORTANT EVIDENCE INCASE
Weapon Is ThliiK Ncccnry to Con
nect Actnnlly Anyone With
Murder of Mrs. Loalsc
FREEPORT, N. Y., July S.-IIalf a
dozen detectives renewed vigorously to
day tho search for the revolver with
which Mrs. Louiso Bailey was murdered
Tuesdav nlcht In tha office of Dr. Edwin
Carman. .Unless thero Is some Nodical
ciianfO in uiu irciiu ui mo mac. winwii
an assistant district attorney admitted,
tho authorities considered extremely im
probable, this revolver is tho one pleco
of evidence by which they can actually
connect anyono with tho murder.
Photographs of a womun suspect in)
tho case were obtained by private detec
tives who will endeavor to havo pawn-)
brokers nnd keepers of gunshops In New
York and tho cities In Now Jersey Iden
tify them as likeness of a woman they
suspet f having purchased a revolver.
Tho de. ,ctlves nlso declared they were
very anxious to dotermlno what outgoing
calls passed over tho telephone in tho Car
man homo for several days prior to the
rrurder and to learn the Identity of two
strange women whom Mrs. Carman and
her sister, Mrs. Ida Powell, said they had
seen hurrying from tho Carman homo Im
mediately after the murder.
The investigators refused tonight to
say whether they had secured a list ot
Dr. Carman's women patients and would
seo every one of them to determine
whether it was two of their number who
sped from tho house while Mrs. Bailey
was still lying on the floor of the physl-
Tho Identity of these women if they
were In tho house, as Mrs. Carman and
her husband said, Is the mystery tho de
tectives are almost as anxious to solvo
as they are the whereabouts of the ro-
When the Inquest Is resumed Monday
morning, It was learned today, an affi
davit from Cella Coleman, a negro maid
In the Carman home, will be introduced.
She' swears that Mrs. Carman was not
In the 'kitchen the night of the murder
and that neither she nor anyone else
passed In or out of the back door before
tho shot was fired,
Mrs. Elizabeth Varance, the nurse
whom Mrs. Carman saw kiss Dr. Car
man, was, served with a subpoena today
to appear at the inquest.
Miner Says Butte
Mayor Started Fight
BUTTE Mont., July 5.-Erlo Lantela
the Finnish miner who. stabbed Lewis J.
'Duncan, mayor' of Butte, three times yes
terday and was shot 'by the mayor, af
firmed today that the mayor started the
Lantela said he feared he would die
from his wound,
"The mayor shot me first," he affirmed
from his hospital bed.
"Why did you go to see the mayor?"
be was asked.
"I asked him to talk at a picnic my
countrymen are going to give tomorrow.
The mayor did not understand me, and
when I started to repeat the question he
Lantela said he thereupon got his knife
and stabbed the mayor.
FORMER LINCOLN FIRE
CHIEF BACK FROM PANAMA
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Neb., July B.-(Speclal.)-
Charlrs F. Weldman, former chief of. the
Lincoln tire department and for several
years In charge of the fire fighters ot
the Panama canal zone, has returned to
Lincoln. Reorganization of the zone de
partment, placing the department under
army officials, has resulted In the letting
out of Mr, Weldman. He will visit In
Lincoln tor a few weeks.
When tSat Rural
Carries Have Election
(From a Staff Correspondent,)
LINCOLN, Nob., July 6.-(8pcclal.)-After
passing a resolution that rural ear
rlors should receive In addition to their
salaries $30 a year for expenses, the Ne
braska Rural Carriers' association closed
last night with the election of officers.
For a tlmo It looked as it a fight might
J. C. Konkrlght ot Seward was elected
president; C. A. Morton of Chcnoy, vlco
president; E. Vv Cleft ot Humboldt, sec
retary, and J. A. Butler of Ewlhg, troaa
urcr. ' - ft
Aftor the' election of Konkrlght, C. W.
TUmblln of Wymoro Jumped up and said
that the election looked too much like
gag rule as tho president had been nomi
nated and a motion to suspend rules and
elect passed so quickly that ho couldn't
get his breath. Another carrier said It
looked llko It had been - cut and dried.
While the question was being discussed
Bevoral candidates got In on tho rest of
tho offices and the above result Vas the
W. W. Wilson of Raymond was elected
delegato-at-largo to the national conven
tion, which will bo held In Washington,
and C. C. W. Ttitnblln of Wymoro, W. D.
Beyrer of Bertrand and Ray Miller of
Daykln, delegates. J. W. Rich, West
Point, J. C, Konkrlght, Seward, and C.
Johnoson, Newman Grove, were elected
alternates. The next convention will
again be held July 4 In Lincoln.
Cattle Thieves Are
Sent to Prison
SIOUX FALLS, B. D July 5.-(8pecluI.)
A gang of youthful cattle "rustlers"
which oiierated In tho northern part of
Clark county all last wlntor and the
greater part of this spring has been' ef
fectually broken up by tho lodging of
Otto Schmidt, aged 21, in the Hluux Falls
penitentiary to servo a term of two years
on his plea of guilty to the charge of
His brother, Carl Schmidt, aged 16, who
also entered u plea ot guilty to tho same
chanje, was sentenced to the state reform
school at Planklnton for five years, or
until he reached the age ot 21, Herman
Huebsch, another , self-confessed member
of the gang, was sentenced to a term of
one year In the Sioux Fulls penitentiary,
but sentence was suspended during good
behavior and upon his carrying out a
promise to pay by November 1, 1914, to
the clerk of courts of Clark county the
costs ot his prosecution, amounting to
1110, and the payment of the additional
Bum of G0 to Grlffeo & Jones, whose
cattle were stolen by the gang.
Tha stolen cattle were taken to the
hiding place of the gang and cut up and
the meat taken to the village of Crocker,
where It was In part divided with certain
persons and the surplus sold.
GENEVA BOY INJURED
AS CRACKER EXPLODES
GENEVA, Neb., July 6.-(Hpec'.al.)-Mnny
Geneva folk went to Exeter to cel
ebrate, while a number went to Mllllgan.
A quiet day was had here, the main pvent
being a picnic by the Grand Army of the
Republic and Woman's Relief corps In
A small boy, Marquardt by name, re
ceived a large firecracker rharge Jn his
face, Injuring his eyes and nose.
STEP TOWARD A CLOSER
UNION OF BAPTIST BODIES
KANSAS C1TV, Mo., July 6.-A step to
ward a closer relation between the sec
tional organizations of the Baptist Young
People's union and tho Baptist Young
People's Union of America was taken in
a recommendation adopted by the twenty
first convention of the Baptist Young
People's Union of America, held jointly
with the Baptist Xoung People's Union
of the 8outh here today.
On Train and at
Hotl Nwi Btands, Bo,
DUNDEE TURNS OUT EN KfASSE
Young and Old Enjoy Program Pre-
vided with Entertainment.
PASTIMES OF NOVEL CHARACTER
Grcnt Array of Contents Give
Thrills to Those Who Take
lnrt mid Those .Who
In a "Glorious Fourth" colobratlon that
started with a stlnriso saluto and did
not end until tho last Roman capdles,
sky-rockets and plrt wheels hadbrn oet
off lato at nliht. tho village ot-lJundee
turned out In a body Saturday"! and. hold
tho best holiday program In Its history.
Hundreds 'of Its cltlzons, young and. old,
woro on hand at all times to enjoy thn
numerous activities and participate In
When all tho contests, races, games,
fun nnd flroworks wore over and It was
found that everything had gone off suc
cessfully, without even a single accident.
the residents of tha suburb united In con
gratulating their committee for provid
ing such a good card of events and hnnd
llng thorn so well. Thoso on tho main
commlttco were Mayor F, W. Slabaugh,
U, G, Gulntcr nnd George II, Gillespie.
Tho sub-commltteomon were Will
Prentiss, W. G. Monoghan and R. M.
Crossmnn; program, Louis Harte,
Charles Nelson and J. A. Lyons; sports,
II. H. Jones nnd flrworks, Ilnrlcy Deems.
After tho sunrlso saluo and kids'
capers with cannon crackers and toy
cannon, tlve motorcyclo races woro run
on tho Lincoln highway or West Dodge
road, between Falrncrcs and Flfty-He-cond
street. Then the morning's pro
gram was concluded with the village pa
triotic exercises at Happy Hollow club
An Invocation and song by tho Dundee
school children opened tho assembly.
Mrs. I, S. Leavltt read tho Declaration
of Independence, and Judge W. W. Sla
baugh made u brief, but Interesting ad
dress appropriate to tho day. "America"
was sung as a finale, tho Young Men's
Christian association band in uniform
playing the accompaniment. The ban 4
did good Bervlco all day, and closed thfc
day's festivities with a concert in front
of the tiro station.
North Versus South.
The longstanding contest between the
north and southslders for supremacy in
sport was resurrcctod In the afternoon
nnd fought out for the time being, the
two warring factions tangling In a lively
ball game. After wild oxcltemenW not
unmlngled with countless errors and nu
merous hits, the northslders won by a
score ot 14 to 4. As the southslders won
both foot ball and base ball games last
year, tho present victory for the north
erners helped to squuro accounts consider
ably. One of the features of the game was a
three-bagger by Village Magistrate Ray
mond M, Croosman of tho north nine.
Another sensutlon was sprung In tho last
minute of the ninth Inning, when Catcher
"Hub" Bevens of the southerners got
oven with the crowd by lamming out a
two. Backer after arguing a decision and
.getting tho "duck-soup" laugh from the
grandstand. Aleo Reed aftd Cy Young
umpired the battle.
Lineup and score:
A. Dow-Cotner p. ..Lyons-Mclntyro
N. Dow c. Uhl-Bevlns
Prentiss 1 b Wilson
Nash t b Mclntyre
Burroughs 3 b Slssou
Armstrong s. s Con run
Bowers r. f ..Jones
Hall c. f Soboxker
Croesman 1. f. Stoetzcl
Northslders 04000108 114 18 4
Southslders ..0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 11 7
Spuria fur All I'eoiile.
In the athletlo events, held In the after
noon on the beautiful boulevard north
of Underwood avenue, representatives of
the wholo Village took part Besides the
regulation races for boys o.v! girls, thero
were races for fat men, lear, mn. married
men, single men, married vomeu and
single women. Three-legged races, tack
races, egg races and other noveltv races
also brought In all tha folks for tun
One of thn hits of the whole program
was the "auto" race for boyt), tho lads
(Continued on Page Two.)
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
I IRELAND DIVIDED
i INTO TWO HOSTILE
Many Think Prospect of Bitter Oivtt
War Presents Best Safeguard
NATIONALIST ARMY GROWING
Number of Men Enlisted is Esti
mated All the Way from Eighty
Thousand to Quarter Million,
LACK ARMS AND EQUIPMENT
Home Rue Sympathizers in America
Expected to Furnish Funds.
COVENANTERS NOT ALARMED
UUtr-.r Volnntpppm Am Saturated
with Mllttnrr Spurt nnd are AnxU
ou for Action Force In Well
Orirnnlsed nnd Well Armed.
LONDON, July 5.-Wlth every week of
-u.pense In the settlement of The futu
go eminent of Ireland, the menace of tho
llltary preparations by tho Ulster and
th Home Rule volunteer. Increases. Tho
present tendency among tho volunteers
of the south Is to accept leadership by
tUo nationalist party which John Red
mond offered them. Thus led, thero
would bo a clear division of Homo Rulers
nnd nntl-Home Rulo men Into hostllo
armed camps. Tho very dangers ot a
bitter civil war which such a prospect
presents, furnishes tho best safeguard
Correspondunts of tho Associated Press
nt Dublin and Belfast have jvrlttcn ot
tho situation from the nationalist nnd
Ulster points of vlc(-. respectively, Tho
most Interesting development Is tho plan,
hitherto luipubllshed, of tho Ornngemon
under Sir Edward Carson for taking
charge of affairs by force If a provisional
government Is sot up, nnd tho fact that
tho commercial men of Belfast havo used
tholr influence In Ulster councils to post
pone radical action until a Home Rulo
parliament has been established In Dub
lin. The great question which confronts
tho Nationalist volunteers is how far
their Amcrlcnn sympathizers are likely
to como forward with, funds for their
arms and equipment.- ,
Ntrnnicth . nt thn Nationalists.
DUBLIN, July 0. Estimates of tho num
ber of Irish Nntlqnllst volunteers vary
between 80,000, which Is the Dublin castlo
figures complied by the police, and 260,000,
which Is the estimate given In platform
speeches. Careful Inquiry shows that
thero are 60,000 In Lelnster, which takes
tho lead, about 45,000 in Ulster (Increasing
rapidly), 85,000 In Munster. and 25,000 la
Tho difficulty of exact estimate arises
froth the "fast that the movement Is not
organized from tho- centre. Forces havo
sprung up spontaneously In every parish,
nnd no far a'ro only loosely connected
with tho provisional central body. Thero
has been a complete wiping out ot all
class distinctions, and tho rank and file
lncludo every grade farmer, lnborers.
nhop assistants, clerks, doctors, lawyers
and country gentlemen. Thero is a very
strong leaven of tlmo-explrcd soldiers-
old Connaught rangers. Dublin fuslleera
and Munster fuslleors, and their experts
ence Is proving useful In the drill.
Officer of Experience.
Tho chief military commanders nro
rVilnnt.1 Mnuricn Moore, who commanded.
the Connaught rangers In the Boer war,
and Captain White, a son of the General
Vhlt who defended Ladysmlth. Recent
accessions are Sir Henry Grattan Bellew,
a grandson of the great Henry Grattan,
who had experience In the fifth Dragoon
guards; and Captain Belllngham, brother
nf thn mnrchlnncss of Bute, who la nt
present an nlde-de-camp to tho lord
lieutenant. Military experience, nowever
slight, Is at a premium, and a medical
student, with a llttlo volunteer training.
Is commanding as sergeant a squad which
Includes among the privates, a univer
sity professor of law.
The nrmy has extremely little equip
ment nnd almost no money. But tho
material Is excellent and the enthusiasm
unbounded. Mr. Redmond's open associa
tion with the movement will remove tho
difficulty of getting money. The men in
charge of the movement aro for the most
part unknown and thero has been much
reluctance to provide funds till the publlo
knew who would spend the money and!
Htrnnic Central "Iloily.
Tho central body consists ot twenty
five men, of them fifteen are said to bo
Homo Rulers. In eympathy with Mr. Rod-
mond, but the more active, Influential
nnd effective spirits are members of the
Sinn Fein party. They have tew sup
porters In the country and tho great bulk
ot tho volunteers aro supporters of Red
mond. Mr. Redmond offered his co
operation to the central body If he was
allowed to nomlnato an equal number
of men on It. pending the election ot the
Volunteer branches of the central execu
tive. Falling acceptance he will recom
mend each county to govern Itself.
This offer was rejected on a hastily
summoned meeting of tho executives
who proposed that each county should
elect a representative to sit with them.
(Continued on Page Two.)
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