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OMAHA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, JULY '29, J 914 TWELYK IWCJES.
On Trains and at
Hottl Nwi Standi, Be,
SINGLU COPY TWO CENTS.
UP SOLID FRONT
Breach of Two Years Ago Closes and
Leaves No Signs of Its Ever
STATE MEETING LOVE FEAST
Convention at Lincoln Turns Out to ;
Be Old-Time Gathering of
TWO CHAIRMEN START BALL
Epperson Opens Meeting and Turns
Gavel Over to Ourric Amid
KING OF POLK FOR CHAIRMAN
Presides Over Preliminaries
RESOLUTIONS ARE VIGOROUS
Endorse Former Ilepiibllcnii State.
' a nil Natlonnl A tlullulst rntlona
,and Call (or Support of
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, July 28. (Special Tel
egram.) At the state republican
convention here today past differ
ences were burled and disagree
ments smoothed over by the united
desire of the delegates to work out
a platform upon which tb,e repub
lican candidates can go before the
people with certainty of success.
State Chairman Epperson and Cur
rie vied with each other in working
for the common Interest, and the
convention as a wholo throbbed with
the purpose of accomplishing some
thing upon which the united repub
licanism of the state can ftand and
fight in the coming elections.
No slates were mado pr broken,
and the attempts of trouble makers
to center tha eyes, ot tljo curious
upon themselves for a row" minute's
.-were put down by the committee -aB
Sound the Keynote.
Chairman King, of the convention
in his opening speech indicted the
national democratic administration
and that of the state as woll. He
charged tho democrats with a weak,
vacillating policy abroad and an eco
nomlc blunder at home. He pointed 'education in tho public schools of her
to the excessive extravagance of the! home- city. Hor maiden num. was Le ah
. , . Caiman, .her father being a merchant in
democrats In tho state government, Clcveiamli many year lead. Her mother
and assorted that the democratic rul- hVC(j to the age of Si years. Five sur
crs wore the well known supporters vlvltig sisters still reside In Cleveland,
of the trusts and corporations which ' nlntcen yearn Mr. and Mrs. Edward
.... . ,. . ' Rosewater lived In a house which Btood at
were visiting their displeasure on , nn, Fnrnam -treeW. the site
tho republicans because tho repub -
Henna hnd rofllKnd to dn their bld -
ding. Applause came often and fer-
vnnMv aH tho chairman continued his
veuuy as me uiiui. wan uu.uiucu ..id t
When the' convention had listened
to speeches from four gubernatorial
candidates tho committee on resolu
tions reported, and the work of the
day began. It was here that the con
vention got into a parliamentary
tangle which arose over a quibble
c. , a .
ou.uo l. .u v,..v..,
but the matter was soon straightened
. i .1. . '.. 1. .. r .1, . nAnnnn.lAH
OUl, UIHl lUC WUtli Ui tl.O I.UUYCUUUH
was happily concluded.
Epperson nn.l Cnrrle I-reMde.
,ru ph.. ,m wo -ix.il fiiiH m
Eltperson nnil Cnrrle Prenlde.
'he City auditorium was well filled
noon today when Chairman A. C. Epper
(Continued on rage Three.)
Forecast till 7 p. m. Wednesday:
t- r l.o rmi.l Tluffn nnd Vlclnltv
r u. uiiiaiwi - - ,
I..,-. I . .... , , nhnnnp In lmOem '
run, .u iiiii'w. vw.iw . . D ... . -
rtimerntnre ni Oinnha Vetenln-
d a. in 7o i
II a. in 75 :
7 a. m 76 '
S a. in 79
9 a. m 8.' ,
10 a. in 8S
1 Tm 92
4 p 96
5 P. m M
P- ' JJ
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Comparative Local ltruord
1911. WIS, 1912. 1911.
Highest yesterday. .
97 hi S7 S9
lowest yesterday 75 6 71
Alenn tpmnprnhira KR ro n
Freclpitatlon ,00 .67 0 .00
lemperaiure ana piccipitation uepar -
Normal temnorature 77
Normal precipitation 13 inch
Kxcess for the day 13 inch
Deficiency for cor. nerlod, 1913. 2.11 Inches
ueuciency tor cor. penoa, ll2. 7. wl Inches
Iteporti from Stnttaux nt 7 I'. 31,
Station and State Temp. High- Raln
or Weather. 7 p m.
Cheyenne, pt. cloudy, 74
Denver, cloudy 70
Des Moines, clear Efi
Dodge City, pt. -Ioudv.... W
Lander, cloudy 78
North Platte, pt. cloudy.. k&
Omaha, pt. cloudy 89
Pueblo, cloudy 70
Rapid City, cloudy 80
Salt I.aho City, cloudy .- E
Santa Fe, cloudy 70
Sheridan, cloudy S3
Sioux City, clear. ... . . . 90
Valentine. nL cloudv 90
M .00 !
H T I
91 .00 :
T" indicates trace of precipitation.
X A. WELSH, Local Forecaster.
WIFE OF THE FOUNDER OF THE
BEE PASSES AWAY
MRS. ROSEWATER IS .DEAD
Wife of Founder of The Bee Passes
Away at 12:30 O'clock.
CAME HERE AS BRIDE IN 1864
Fall In Her Home, on June 4 Cnnses
Fractured Illpi from the Kffeets
of Which Mrs. Rtnewnter
Mrs. Leah Rosewater. wife of the !ote
Edward IloBOwatcr, founder of The 13ec,
passed away' at 12:30 yesterday after an
illness of tevcral weeks.
Mrs. Rosewater camo to Omaha a I
bride of 21 years. In lSIVl. Her young I
husband, Kdvrard Rosewater. whose name
was afterwards to be known throughout
the United States, was a telegraph oper
ator. Her advont here was by stage
across Iowa In a bleak November, and
she spent her first evening nt a grand
Thanksgiving day ball at tho old Herndoii,
As the wlfo of Kdwurd rtoscwater,
lounacr oi mo .nee, ner uuumca
worth were "always of great assistance to
him. Though by no means averse to em
ploying' her tlmo a'nd strength,, for nubllo
purposes, at the samo' tftno. .lira Bote"
Water Was Jncllnedby nature to the- "old
fashioned lOal of the homo and the
wife and --'mother. . embodying Its kindly
and chorishecujpirlt. White always busy"
In her 6wn modest charity work and In
.social activities-,' she- wa 'not Inclined to
jcefc special "prbrrilneneo. She was, how
ever, at "one time president of tho Needle
Work Kulld. '
Serlpiinly Injured by Fnll.
Mrs. n)3;water was born In Cleveland,
O., In October. 1S13, and received her
; or Th0 Uec building. The house was !
'lh.n . moved In n site' opposite Where
. - -
tho library now stands and they Uvea
,here for n ehort tlme whlle onoth.cr "omo
on the present sue oi r.s uhhuto
Theater building was In process of con
struction. In the new home they lived
till Mr. Rosewater's death, August SO,
1906. Tholi- children were born while they
lived In the old home at Seventeenth and
.Seventy-One Yenrn of Aje.
Of lato years Mrs. Rosewater has re-
Elded with her son-in-law and daughter,
I Mr. and Mrs. N. V. Fell. 502 South Thlrty-
l,, nr, Jn 1 nf n.i vKr aho fell In
i the home fr8Cturlng her hip. From the
... ... . . . ......
, Cllect8 OI miS accil.cni ailC Iuc. icwv
;cred. She was never nble to fay just
what the cause of the fall I was and
- whether it was a sudden attack of dlzzl-
j iicss, a iwisiea jmni ... " m.oc "inv.f
caused the accident finally resulting -In
her death Is not known
Mrs. Uoscwatcr was the nlother of
j five children, Victor rtoscwater. Charles
i C. ltosewot-jr. Mrs. Milton U. Nuwmnni
j Mrs. N. I Fell and Mrs. Charles S. El-
gutter, who died In 1693.
i Bigamist Olerk, Heir
to Millions, Asks
A 4-1 "Dn-wrtlrk
iillOlliei IT arOlp
j BT. LOUIS. Mo. luly 2S.-C'harleD H.
Urun.mond. U ot the late millionaire
tobacco manufacturer ot St. Louis. nov
cieik In, a "cigar store at San Diego,
ICnl., asked the circuit court of Clayton,
St. Ioul county, for a pa'role on his six
months' sentence for bigamy In a petl-.i
!,. ,.i., u;r ..iv
T-.. . i.i...- ..n i, oi,,
i of bigamy January 1911. He was fined
C00 and sentenced to jail for six months,
9 ri,,,. u-atf nnrnled 1111 hln Dromlse to let
! H'luor and women alons. Six days later
'lus parole was revoked when it was
eloped to Europe with a
St. Iuls girl and had been married for
the third time.
il'ouor since November, 1912. It was ac-
companlcd by tho affidavit of his wife
l:ru,:,THon,d i,,isIbr1?f ",nd 10 h3r
' throughout their married life.
NO WATER FROM RESERVOIR
IS GOVERNMENT'S ORDER
(From a Staff Coi respondent.)
LINCOLN, July 2S -(Special Telegram.)
The request of George D. Gllliland of
Lexington, -the Gothenburg Light and
Power company and the Corad Canal
company that the water In the Pathfinder
reservoir be turned into the ditch lead
ing from the reserved, which was filed
with Senator Hitchcock, some days ago,
and by him referred to the Reclamation
service, was denied by that tervlce toda7.
WIN FIRST ROUND
Opposing Factions at Columbus
Make Test of Strength Over
i BRYAN FORCES ARE OUTVOTED
Dahlman Motion as Substitute Lets
Chairman Name Head of Plat
form Making Body.
THOMPSON IS STATE CHAIRMI
Delegates Put in Sprague, Hitchcock
Man, as Secretary.
APPEARANCE OF COMPROMISE
Enrly llonr Spent tn Demnnd on
Pnrt of I.r.nler thnt Their
Clnlmn lie tllven Ileeon
nttlon. (From a Staff Correspondent.!
COLUMBUS. Neb.. July 2S.-(Spcclal
Telegram ) The only thins that 8cn-it-r
G. .M. Hitchcock has salnd In the deinp
crntlc factional fight In the convention
here up till 0 o'clock ton i ht, after the
first round of the bate? had been fought,
was tho possibility that he will be spe
cifically named In the resolutions.
Aside from that It was said after the
resolutions committee was appointed that
ho would get no itrnw endorsement
than ho got In Lancaster : lunty, wl.lch
was pracucauy no cnaoncmciu Bl ....
Chairman Corey in the di!re to rcmu
popular with Nebraska democracy, j
dropped his mca oi cnoosing jonn out
right of Lincoln as chilrman of the reso
Instead he appointed Dr. P. L. Hall ot
'l.'ncoln, a Bryan mar., and a man
looked up to by all tiio democracy U
Tho personnel of liie oonv.iltteo then
stood four for Hit 'hoick and three for
the antl-Hltchcock it JJryan wing.
Tho committee was made up of Dr.
I. L. Hall of Lincoln, chairman; Thomas
Allen of Lincoln. First district; Harry
11. Kleharty, Omaha, Second district; John
Byrn0i ColumbuV Third district; J. J
iThomaB, Seward, Fourth district;. W. H.
I Thompson. Grand Island, Fifth district;
n Oldham, Kearney, Sixth district.
1 Tho committee was pickco. uy cpuBrca-
slonal districts with the chairman, Chosen
at. large, after a little fight resulting In
the defeat of- the Bryan, proposition to
n,,. ium i-nmmlitn elifisan'i liv congres
sional 'districts and tho .cha!rinfin.,by the
w. It. Thompson of Grand Inland was
lfctd state chairman without opposi
B. C. Sprngue of York, a Hitchcock man,
was elected secretary of the state corn
mlttcc over B. C. Kemble of Lincoln, a
Bryan man, 649 to 451 E-8.
The convention opened at 2:55 o'clock.
Mayor Dahlman tried to -deliver a part
of tho Douglas delegation to Ifcmblo for
secretary- Ho failed. Tho delegation held
him to tho Unit rule and mado him get up
and vote tho 119 delegates for Sprague,
It Is known that Dahlman and Tom
Allen had a conference for an hour dur
ing tho afternoon before, tho convention
opened, It was then that the agreement
was made. It was then also that it is
sald to have been agreed between the
.)..,.. nohlmnn Hint Tnm Allen
j soUll3 maUo the motion to take the whole
resolutions matter out of the hands of the
.chairman and that Dahlman should then !
make the. telllnc stroke by amending It I
to the effect that Corey should bo allowed
to choose tho chairman.
The game worked.
For a half hour before the opening of
the convention there was band music and
singing in chorus by the various delcga-
tlons, conspicuous among these was tne
Douglas county delegation singing
"What's the Matter With Wilson, He's
All Right," and son on down tne line,
1 paying a number of -choral tributes to
t ) tm , . . . Oahlninn find other..
. wrjnil, muuii'suii,
Opens irlth Tribute.
In opening the convention W. II.
Thompson paid a tribute to President
Wilson, speaking of him as tho greatest
president that has adorned the nite
House since the lamentca ADranim Lin
"We used to call Andrew Jackson old
rough and leady,"- ho continued, "but wo
feel that Wilson while not quite so rough
Is -at all times as ready."
,He paid a tribute to W. J. Bryan and
to Senator Hitchcock. He pointed to
Governor Morehcud as a governor whose
record has not been excelled oy
governor In tho state's history.
i "Wc want t0 elect our candidates this
j fall and we can do this only by so acting
j In this convention that the people will
jS't Cehlnd the candidates ana cieci mem.
I "W can endorse by our votes the
! national administration, the state ad-
; ministration and every democrat in ocn-
I "tV ?.",. u
P- William, of Columbus gave
I the Invocations. Mayor M. M. Uothlcut-
I nor'of Columbus made an address of wcl-
come. ie pra.3u i rC.uCj v,
I s"' l" '"' c ' " '""
The keys are In the Loup bottom," he
I said, "and the police force is on a fishing
Clmlrmnn Corey'n Speech.
It is for democrats to say In next
autumn's election whether the adminis
tration of President Wilson shall be per-
mlttcd to complete Its program "a pro
gram with teeth In It." In this manner
Mcrton L. Corey, temporary chairman.
Interpreted the party outlook in his ad
1'reas here today before the democratic
state convention. The adoption of a
nlalfn-M wn a tliM nrlmafu nhlflnl nt . V. &
convention. Nomination, will be made
at primaries August IS.
Mr. Corey warmly defended the Mexican
policy of President Wilson and Secretary
Rryan, which, he said, Is "democracy's
greatest atset In the coming campaign."
In this connection he took a fling at
Theodore Roosevelt. "Teddy." he said,
"would, with dagger In his teeth and
six-shooter In his belt, have plowed his
(Continued on Page Two.)
i warn ssm iSi
Drawn for Tho Beo by PowelL
linnCITJTiri TJITfnn OIIDDn 11 AH
n Muuomto rAYUfi ourrimuri
State Convention Congratulates F.
P. Corrick on His Work.
PAYS TRIBUTE TO ROOSEVELT
I'nvom the Short Ilnllot nntt I)r
elnren for I'olille Oivnrmlilii mui
State. Development of AVnter
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, July 2S.-(Speclal Telegram.)
With a fairly good attendance at the
bull mooso state convention today that
party passed resolutions congratulating
F. 1. Corrick on tho work he hnd ac
complished for the party, favored woman
suffrage, condemned the democratic
party for its action on the Colombia' mat
ter, declared or publlo ownership of all
public tutlllttes and tho atato dcvclqp?
mcnt'of wuter'powprs, for a. constitutional
convention, reduced freight rates .and the
Us6 Of contract Inhor on the roade.
Tho conventlo nendorsed all threo con
stitutional amendihenta and favored iho
shbrt ballot, paid n. tribute to Theodore
-A. H. Blgclow df Omaha was chairman
Of the convention and the principal ad
dress was delivered by JudHe Albert N,
Norton! of St. Louis.
Anson H. Blgolow, temporary chairman.
In hla address centered his criticism on
tho republican loaders and attacked
briefly tho democratic administration.
Mr. Blgelow' said In part:
"Gentlemen of the convention: I count
it a privilege, gentlemen, to conduct tho
preliminary deliberations of this first Ne
braska state convention of th progressive
i party fince )ts organization. Never be-
fore hag America seen a great political
puny leap 1..11 K.on unu ...
Minerva hkp, from out tho Intelligence of
lts creator-thc American electorate.
tun grown tma iau urn,
'I am confident that tho more than
70,000 Nfbraskans who assisted In ralslpg
that banner two years ago, will bo found
following It next Novembe.-, fighting un
ler tho same leaders, lc-ya! to the samo
principles and enlisted not merely for
the skirmish of 1913, but for the war.
"The primaries of August IS .u-xt will
show' beyond a shadow of a doubt thut
enough progressives have hrcyonihly loft
tho republican parly to render absolutely
futile any further attempty by progres
sives to control It, and tepubllcan tiir;dad
bearers will be. for nil linp-jitant pl.icts,
tried and true standpatters. The enly
Howell that will i,lu'n be .n evidence will
be howls of glee over tho icstoratlin of
j lhe Tntutes to iwci .
. ..Hnnac( oy n WOrnout theory that they
ore . divinely appointed to protect the
states from undue enroochmcnts by the
national government, the democratic
party fails to see that we are living In
tho twentieth contury.
"We Invite progressive thinkers ot all
partlps, of all creeds, of all classes to
join ua In this effort to purify party poll-
t iicti to maj(e party responsive to the will
of Its membership, to overthrow bosslsm
and machine political methods, mako pro
gressive principles a living truth In gov
"Wo declare that this movement to
ward progress In statp and nation will
bo a triumphal march."
Sirl Bathing Suit
Makers Will Strike
NKW YORK, July 2S.-Two thousand
, E)rJgi member8 ot the IJalillng suit Mak-
ers' union, have decided that a higher
wage scale must be paid. Tho executive
, commlttco of tho unon yesterday voted
call a strike, the demand for an In-
creased waae scale having been refused
by the employers. A majority of tho
union members aro engaged In making
Hnttiliw mill nnri nratnra frip wnmen
The strike order Is e.tpected to go Into
effect today. ,
HOMING PIGEON RETURNS
AFTER TWO YEARS' ABSENCE
KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 2S.-A little
! ?alttred ,,om,n p'?.?on ? tr.T h"me
two years has returned with its wings
frayed and Its tall feathers mlislng. Tho
bird was released from the balloon Uncle
Sam near Chicago two years ago by
Roy Donaldson, aide to Captain John
Hunnewrll of St. lxul. Donaldson re
leased three pigeons, all of which had
small metal tags attached to their legs.
Roth of the others returned within a few
days, but the third failed to arrive until
The Platform Grinders
The National Capital
Tnrftilny, July -H, tlM.
Met at 11 o'clock.
Debate resumed on trust bills.
Investigations of charges of railroad
rate discriminations In the south was
continued before a committee. Republi
can conferences decided not to filibuster
ngalnst the trust bills, but to hurry ad
journment. The Iloime.
Met at noon. '
Consideration of conference reports on
appropriation bills was resumed.
RUSSIAN MOYEMEANS WAR
German Offioial Says Any Mobiliza
tion Against Austria Hostile.
KAISER WOULD TAKE ACTION
r 1 1 "
Cuar's Troon Are; Reported to Have,
Tnken Wirlinllen, In Ittmnlnn
Polnnil Along the Fron
tier. BERLIN, July IS.-No confirmation had
been received up to a late hour this Eve
ning cither by tho German foreign of
flco or the Russian embassy of the mobl
llxatlon of various army corps in Russia,
anN reported in yesterday's dispatches to
A German official declared flatly that
any Russian mobilization against Aus
tria, partial or otherwise, meant war.
German mobilization orders would then,
he said, bo Issued Immediately and when
these onco had been launched there would
bo no possibility of recalling them or of
Germany resting on Its nrms while ne
gotiations continued, ns tho strategic
necessities of war on Its' two fronts would
force Germany to strike Immediately and
The opinion expressed In well Informed
Russian circles tonight, however, that
partial mobilization of Russian troops
along tho Austrian frontier would quite
probablo act ns an answer to tho Aus
trian declaration of war on Servlo. Ser
vian officials here appeared to think that
such a step could bo undertaken without
evoking a German counter-moblllzatlon.
An unconfirmed dispatch from Gum
hlnnen. eastern Prussia, to tho Taeg
Ilche Rundschau, today ssys Russia has
occupied Wlrbollen, Russian Poland, with
a force of engineers, cavalry, artillery
and two regiments of Infantry, while Rus
sian guards havo been placed along all
roods on the frontier. Tho dispatch adds
that a squadron of German Uhlans has
advanced to Bydtkuhnen. on the Rus
New Proposals in
Rail Wage Dispute
CHICAGO. July 28. New proposals sub
mitted by, tho feijeral mediators in an
effort to avert a strike of 60,000 loco
motive engineers and firemen on ninety-
eight western railroads were under con
sideration by both sides, today. "I am
not at liberty to aiy what tho proposals
are," asserted Judge Martin A. Knapp, a
member of the mediation board, "but wo
hope the will bring peace. The sltua
tlon, however, still Is grave"
Will Not Filibuster
Against Trust Bills
WASHINGTON, July 28. Senate repub
llcans In conference toduy decided not to
filibuster ugalnBt the trust bills. They
I are opposen ' "
speeches, but their mala purpose Is to
j oring aooui aujuuriiiuciu b ovum fea
sible. When the enato convened today
discussion of the trade commission bill
MAYOR HARRISON TAKES
HAND IN LEVEE FIGHT
CHICAGO, July 2S.-Mayor Harrison
today took a ie.lid in the vice crusade
being waged by the police, when he re
voked the licenses of two of the best
known saloons In the south side leveo
district. The action was taken on recom
mendation of Chief of Police Glesuon,
who said he would Rsk the mayor, to
close every saloon In the district that
violated the 1 o'clock closing ordinance.
MME, CAILLAUX ACQUITTED
Announcement of Verdict Followed.
by Wildest Tumult.
JUDGES, HELPLESS, LEAVE ROOM
Nevernl tSrnuim of llnrrlnler Come
to lllnns Clienu run! l.nhorl
Kmlirnee One An
other. PARIS, July 28. Madame Henrietta
Calllaux was tonight acquitted by a Jury
In the court of assize of the wilful murder
on March 18 last of Gaston Calmctto,
editor ot the Figaro. Tho verdict wns re
turned after fifty minutes' deliberation.
The announcement wns followed by tho
Mine. Calllaux staggered and then threw
her arms nbout tho nock of her couiiboI,
Ferpondl Labor!. Her Jmlr was undone.
falling over her shoulder, and hor hat
dropped to tho floor. Tho spectators stood
uoon desks and choirs. "Calllaux!
Laborlt" ' anil erica of "Calllaux, as
rflssln!" merged Into ono.
Tho din was deafening. Several groups
of barristers camo to blows and the re
publican guards, In an endeavor to sop
arate them. Joined In tho melee. The
spectacle of Laborl and Chenu, tho lat
ter counsel for tho Calmctto family, cm
bracing each other calmed tho tumult for
a moment, hut It was redoubled when
they left with Mmo. Calllaux.
Jndpce Leave Itooin,
Falling to make himself heard, tho pre
siding Judge, followed by the other Judges
marched out of the room. Tho advocates
took complete pobscbsIou ot tho court;
some of them mounted tho Judges' desks
and harrangued the crowd. Tho guarda
then cleared a portion of tho room anil
comparative quiet was restored. Judge
Atbanell then returned and read the Judg
ment, ordering the release of Mmc.
Shaken with emotion Mine. Calllaux
left by the witnesses' door, tho guards
making u lane through the crowd. Sho
covcrod her fnce with her hands as If to
shield herself from tho fruloun cries of
"Murderess!" Uy way o fa number of
narrow corridors and hack nlalrcases sho
leached a Mil nil door in the Palace of
Justice, where nn automobile was wait
ing and drove off unobserved.
M. Calllaux left by th emaln entrance
on the arm of his devoted friend, Dep
uty Pascal Ceccaldl, amid mingled cheers
Thus ended tho most sensational trial
with which Paraslan courts have had to
deal In years. Kach day proved Its dra
matic thrill and though the verdict has :
been pronounced tho outcome cannot be j
Neoren AVomnn. !
Tho session of the court was devoted to j
speeches by counsel, Mme. Cullluux had !
come into the prisoner's dock pale and
worn. Sho collapsed during tho course
of the address ot Matre Chenu, who
cored her bitterly.
Tho speech of the procurator general,'
Jules llcrbuux, was unusually mild in
tone. To the Jurors he said:
"Yor duty us tho defendants of the
Interests of society requires you to find.
a verdict of guilty, but no one demands
ou to be pitiless."
Matrl Laborl, who came last, delivered
u masterpiece of passionate eloquence.
He closed amid u tempest of applause,
"My wish Is that Mme. Calllaux shall
I leave here' acquitted and that the press
ahall be purified. I.et us keep our angor
for our enemies abroad. I.et us leave this
court resolute and mted to faco the perils
which threaten us."
! ROADS REFUSE TO ACCEPT
GRAIN FOR GALVESTON
TOPEKA, Kan., July 28. An embargo
on all grain shipments to Galveston, Tex..
for export until August 2 was Issued by
the Atchison. Topeka & Santa Fo railway
and the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific
railway and connecting lines here today.
The reason assigned Is an alleged short
age of steamers at the port of Galveston.
HUTCHINSON, Kan.. July 28. Hun
dreds of farmers bringing wheat to
Hutchinson and surrounding grain sta
tions today were obliged to return home
with their grain or take a low price be
cause ot the embargo declared by the
railroads on expert wheat through the
port of Galveston. Ono of the terminal
grain companies ceased buying today and
but for the European situation grain men
asserted the wheat price would have
di.opped severvl cents
WAR IS DECLARED
BY AUSTRIA ON ITS
Foreign Office Says that Servian
Compliance with Demand Now
Would Be Insufficient.
KAISER REJECTS GREY'S PLAN
He Does Not Think Any First-Class
Power Would Submit to Disci
pline by Its Peers.
MANY RUMORS OF HOSTILITIES
Austria is Sending Two Army Corps
from Bohemia to Servian
BRITISH FLEET IS MOBILIZED
Two Squadrons Ready to Slip An
chors at Moment's Notice.
ITALY IS ALSO WATCHFUL
Three "Wnrshllin VIsltliiR on the
Clyde Are Ordered to Itetnrn to
Home, Wntern Will Try to
VIENNA., .July 28. Tho Mill-taorlBcho-RuiidHch.au
movomonta ot both Sorvlan and
Montenegrin troops, which aro In
cloao touch at PrlboJ, near tho fron
tier of Hoenlo.
LONDON, July 28. A newspaper
dispatch from Somlln, on tha
Danube, naya tho Sorvlan Parllrf
mont, after a prolonged dobato, Ja
reported to havo accoptod all the de
mands mado by Austria-Hungary.
VIE3NNA, July 28. Official noti
fication of tho declaration of war
wan sent to Sorvla today by the
Tho Imporlal Austro-Hungarlnn
Forolgn office declared today that
oven should Sorvla now comply with
the demands contained In tho Aus
trian note, 'tho government of tho
dual monarchy would not bo satis
fied. Officials of tho ministry
stated thnt Sorvla's reply had made
It Impossible for Austria-Hungary to
adhero to Its former standpoint, and
compliance by Sorvla with tho de
mands made on It could no longer
lnfluonco tho courso of action of the
The declaration of war was gazetted
hero lato thlB afternoon. The text la aa
"Tho royal government of Scrvla not
having replied in a satisfactory manner
to the note remitted to It by tho Austro
Hungarlau minister In Belgrade on July
23, 1914, tho Imperial and royal govern
ment finds itself compelled to proceed
Itself to safeguard its rights and Inter
ests and to havo recourse for this pur
pose to forco of-nrm.i.
"Austria-Hungary considers Itself
therefore this moment In a state ot wal
. (filgned) "COUNT HBRCHTHOLD.
"Minister Foreign Affairs of Austria
NISH. Scrvla. July 25. The Servian
steamers Dellgrad and Moreva were
seized today at Orsova on the Danube
by Austrlans. The Servian colors were
hauled down and the Austrian flag
hoisted. Tho passengers were detained.
Wnr flonil fi'.ln I) I liner.
LONDON, July 28. Tho refusal by Ger
many and Austria-Hungary to participate
In a mediation conference on tho Austro
Servian conflict, reports of the raptd
movements of Austro-Hungarlan troops
and the persistent downward trend of
! European stock markets were the out
standing developments of tho European
situation today. Preparations for war
proceeded on all sides. Even England's
battle squadrons have all been mobilized
In readiness for eventualities and the
(Continued, on Page Two.)
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