Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on November 2, 1912 · Page 1
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Iola, Kansas
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VOLUME XVI. NO. 8. PaliyR«gl «tM-, KtUMIthad liar. lOLA, KAS., NOV. 2,1912~SATURDAY EVENING. «wcc «Mor to ttf lel» Dally Raglstar, tti* • lela Dally Rtcortf and th* tela Dally lnd«c EIGHT PAGES HEEPEn IDS Ml Mini ML BOMAXCE OF CITY EMPLOYE BE«A> THROUGH MAICS. II MEniNB AT MNSIIS CITY SEW BETHLEHEM, P.U filllL A>D' OHOOX MET IN MISSOURL Vreddlbg T1M( FolloniN] n Surprise to Friendm nnd FeHow Workers ut the VHj HalL MlBs-Mllllp M. Jones, of New Bothle hem, Pa., and George D. Thompson, cUy timekeeper, were married jcsier- day afternoon at Independence. Mo., the climax to a romance that began through the mails. Mr. Thompson first learned of the girl who yesterday became his wife through an Item printed in an eastern publication. The correspondence that began soon afterward was continued until the writers became Interested in . each other. Thcri followed an exchange of photographs and finally a proposai of marriage. An nrrange- ment to meet at Knnisits City. Mo., was made and yesterday the couple fulfilled their trjsl. xvent to Independence, the county seal of .lackson roiitfly. Mo., where they secured a license and were marrle<l. MlSB ..Jones was employed in a New Bethlehem. Pa..' bank and was popular and prominent in social .iTfnirs In . her city. RJpor^re D. Thomj>son is a cousin of .fudge William H. Thompson, nemo- cratlc candidate for the I'nitrd States Senate and has been employed by the city, as a time keeper for several years. He Is taking an active Interest In the election of .fudge Thompson, which Is. of course, quite natural, and when he left i few days ago saying that he was going on a trip through the Secr ond district, it was not suspected that be had fallen a victim to Cupid's darta. The announcement of the wedding was made formally today though many lolaas first learned of U though the Kansas City morning papers. OCTOBER PINES ONLY «31. lela Made « 'Good Ri^rord iu Police Court Lmat Month, i Po}ice Judge 8mil6y stated this afternoon that for ttie month of October the ftnes in police court were sttiSllsr than: ever t>efore. The fines.usually run from $100 to |173, but during tho last month the flnos imposed amouut- ed to but $31. This sum is composed of the fines from seven cases. Judg«.' Smiley attributes this smallnefs of fines to the excellent, work tit the police force In keeping evil from the city and curbing vice wherever it 'starts. Puring October there were fewer arrests than In any previous month. DEATH OF A BABY BOY. Sorrow tn the Home o( Mr. and Mrs. I', (ibnn. John Kelvin Glynn, aged four days, son of Dr. and Mrs. G. C. Glynn, of 219 NorthjColborn, died ye.sterday morning at 1'.: o'clock. The funcrai was held at the homo this morning at 10 o'clock. Rev. H. M. Powell, of the Methodisf church, oftlciatlng. and burial was niade in the Highland cemetery. The city hall was closed this n\r>rn- ing in order to give the city officials opportunity to attend the funeral. The office, however, was reopened this afternoon. ^HS WEATHER Forecimt for Kansas t Fair fonigM and Snudart rfsin? tempentiire. Data recorded at the local office of the Weather Bureau: Temperature: Highest yesterday at 11 a. m., 37; lowest this momlog at ~ a. m., 22; normal for today. ^9; deflc iency since January 1st. 294 degrees. Yesterday. Today. 3 p. m 35 3 a. m 6 Pi m ..--30 6 a. m 9 p. m .^25 12 mdt ._23. -23 -22 9 a. m 34 12 noon. 46 Relative humidity 7 a. m. today, 94 per cent; barometer reduced to sea level, 30.34 Inches. Sunrise today, 6:49 a. m.; siinset. BJINXSSEnLEYEIIR OLD SUIT Northmp Nutlonal and Independence Conimerrtal Arrange n LawHuit Out of Court By an agreement reached between (he interested partlejg, settlement has been made between the Northrup Na- tionalBank of this city and the Commercial N'ational Bank of Independence, Kansas, and a suit which was brought in 1911 in the district court licre will he dropped. The Independence b{ink originally claimed that |2o,T54.69 was due It on a settlement of accounts between the banks, the local bank being asked to make good three notes given by individuals. The XorthrupB contended that there was due them from the Independence bank in the same balanc- Inc of accounts, the sum of $3,S48.S." and that the books would be balanced if J9.627.13 were paid to the Independence bank. The case was tried In N'overal)er, 1?11. and a verdict was awarded the Independence bank for $33,729.67. In February o fthe present year, on showing by the iola bank, this verdict t\as set aside and a new trial granted, which was scheduled to come on for hearing at the coming session of court here. The two banks have had the most frlcndly'Velatlons for years and negotiations have been pending for some time to reach a satisfactory agreement and end the case. Such a settlement was reached the other day, the North- nip bank paying to the Independence bank $.'>.000 of the 1:12.106.71 in- dispute. The case was : complicated one, growing out of privai.? matters, which facts were recognized by both parties to the suit, and now that they have arranged the difference satisfactorily. It is presumed they will resume their old friendly relations. MR. SCDnTOTHETAFTGLUe Kepuliliean Ormnization Hires Opera House for the Closing Rally of the Campaign. The local Taft Republican club has been figuring for some time on holding a rally at the conclusion of the present campaign and when it was learned that Mr. C. F. Scott would return from his work at Republican headquarters In Chicago tonight or tomorrow, an invitation was extended hini "KJ address the club on Monday evening. He was sent the Invitation hy wire and after Learning definitely that he would be here, wired his acceptance. The local club has secured he Grand Theatre for Monday evening and Mr. Scott will speak there, the meeting being scheduled to begin at 8:30. IT BIRTHS ANB 15 DEATHS. October Was About u Normal Month 1 on Yital StatlstlrK. During the month of 0<-tober the stork on«?e more outdistanced th" reaper" by a score of 17 to 13 i.deatb rate 13. was con)posed of .les and seven females, the iua- ;of whom were above the age ^iears. The birth rate 17. reads pys and nlpe girls. Qctober Jf/ot the months In which the a^death rate was normal, most 'lous months running above or the case of September, .'.^e death rate was one abov -•^the birth rate. Saturday, November 2nd, to iid Urs. Lute P. Stover, a daugh- pdfather T. S. Stover, de- _hl8 new honors, declares ,be.»the handsomest. iy in the land.. TO OPEN FBISHMAN" STORE. Brother of Merrbant Will Be in Chnrjre of the Store. The prospects now are that the Frishman store will be opened for busl ness again in a short time, with L. Frishman and his brother In charge. A settlement was arranged some days ago liy which all claims against the estate of M. J. Frishman were settled and the stock released clear of all incumbrance. U Frishman .who has a life-long experience In manufacturing women's apparel, will come, to Iola with his wife and after filling up the dry goods stock with new goods of seasonable quality, will reopen the store and conduct it until his brother returns or other arrangements are made. SHEiMI FUKEIt TOWNSPEOPLE PAID TRIBUTE TO HONORED CITIZEN. WO SEREES WERE H ELD FORMAL PUBLIC .SERVICE AT CHURCH—PRAYERS AT* HOME. Largest Clinrrh JInch Too Snuiil to Contain Nelghlions Who Sought to Pay Tribute. (ny tho^ AsKociated Press) rtica, X. v., Nov. 2.—"Good servant with a great heart, gentle friend, farewell! We, the pilgrims of the night, still lodging In tents, hall thy secure abode where all shadows are swallow* ed up by day. Let the mortal put on immortality. Thanks be to God for every good fight ended., for victory won through pain for the Captain of our Salvation, guiding by angel hands to where, beyond these, voices there Is peace." , Thus s|)oke Dr. M. W. Stryker, president of Hamilton College, at the funeral of Vice President Sherman this afternoon. A private religious service was held at the Sherman mansion before the transfer of the body to the First Presbyterian church, the largest In the city. The church was not large enough to seat nearly all who desired to attend. After reservations for the family and for the President and officials, the general public was admitted. The house services were reserved for the family and intimate friends. Rev. Holden, pastor of the Reformed Dutch Church, conducted the ceremony at the house, while Dr. Striker conducted the public service. The pro gram for the house contained no provision /or an eulogy, its principal features being prayers. President Taft and other members of the government party came as guests of the Senate, which had in charge the official end of the ceremonial. Interment was to take place soon after 4 o'clock In Forrest Hill Cemetery. New York, Nov. 2.—President Taft, Chairman Hille.<<, Justices Hughes and Pitney and many Senators and Congressmen left b^re this memlng on a special trafB for Utlca to attend the Sherman funeral. Washington, Nov. 2.— A Vice Presidential salute of nineteen guns was fired at noon today on the ships of the navy, the revenue cutter serrice and at all army posts and coast fortifications in observance of the Sherman funeral. Flags on all the government property In the United States and its insular po .=:sesBions and embassies were at half mast. SCHOONER (JOES ON THE ROCKS. Fall 4i SCRIPTUBE. t i .Mai tion Army officers " at they suspect a I the city of col- Qoney under the name of the Army. * The Register takes no part In the accusation, hot it might be wise to s«e who you donate your money axul thtngs' to. Mr*. A. Larson of Gaa City, went to Cbannte this afternoon on business. Mias Joaie Spellman, of LaHarpe, left tbli afternoon tor Perry, Okla., to Qillke her home. II SAMUEL 5i IB-ii. And David inquired of the Lord saying. Shall I go up to the Philistines? Jit thou deliver them into mine andsT And .the Lord said unto Dav- c ewnt wheifl^W* Go up:jrfor.I will doubtless deliver thcPhlltotifies Intoithine^hand. And -Oayld came to ' Baal-perazlm, and Davidr smote themi there, and said, The Lorfj^hath "broken forth upon mine i«nemie8>before me, as-the breach of Waters. Therefore, he called the name of the place Baal-perazim. And the^e they left their Images and David and his men burned them. And the Philistines came up yet again, and spread themselves Iq the valley of Rephaim. And when David inquired of the Lord, he said. Thou sbalt not go np, but fetch a compass behind them and come upon them over against the mul. beiry trees. And let it be, when thou hearest the sound of a going in the tops of the mulberry trees, that then thous shalt bestir thyself: for then , shall the Lord go out before thee, to smite the host of the Philistines. And David did so, as the Lord had commanded him: and smote the Phil- ietisM from Geba until thou come to Gaier, . /.(thanks toTa V/B' a fair face ieyes. galloped : offered at a ityisome forty rla^liy; Injury •wfittng items pa pelvis pre, hearty second that"-..that baby is Helpless Life Savers Sec Man Into Sea and Drown. (By the A.ssoclateil IVeas) Norfolk. Va.. Nov. 2.—With two of her crew lashed to the rigging atid others undoubtedly lost, on unknown schooner lay today stranded - three quarters of a n>iie southeast of the New Inlet life saving station, where is being battered to pieces in a thirty-eight mile gale. Lines were -shot from the shore over the ship but the men appcsTd too weak to seize them. One of the men In the rigging of the unknown schooner was struck by a mountain wave and dropped into the ocean and perished. His sole surviving mate, almost dead from exhaustion, still clung to the rigging. The schooner is being pounded to pieces. ANOTHER BIO FOOTBALL DAY. College C1eii>n.« Battling for Honon Everywhere. Today is another notable date in college football circles and games on many gridirons will h'a\-c a determining effect on the final standing of the college teani-s. At Lawrence, the stale university team Is seeking revenge for a 3 to defeat by Oklahoma last year. At Columbia. Mo., the Tigers. are mixing with the Nebraska team, their first game In several years, and Nebraska weighing ten to twenty pounds per man more than Missouri. "The Kansas Normals and Washburn are playing at Emporia. East and west the following other Important games are scheduled: Chicago vs. Wisconsin at Afadlson. Minnesota vs. Illinois; Minneapolis. Haskell V8< Denver, at Denver. Michigan vs. South Dakota, at Ann Arbor. - Dartmouth vs. Amherst; Hanover. Princeton vs. Harvard; Cambridge. Cot^ell vs. Williams, at Ithaca. Carlisle Indians vs. Lebigh; South Bethlehem. Brown vs. Vermont, at Providence. Dartmouth vs. Amherst; Hanover. CHOOSIHa A'PBESIDEKT IN CTISA. FELLED DEER WITH II STONE HON. SHAFFER DESERTS TAFT. "Up- Siiys Conditions Are Sarh as to ; • set the .Most Tyrantlcal." ........... ! One of the saddest developments of PITCHINfi .lBIIJTr SAVES BALL I the present campaign of uncertainties PLAYER FORM DEATH. ig the last minute desertion of Hon. 'Shaffer of the Gas City Herald, who > : has slipped his moorings and Is drift- | Clark (iriflith's Rifle Jammiod And He i '"K- ^ derelict, on untharfed political STMiOURD SELLS TO PIERCE H. CLAY PIERCE .VCQUIRES THE WATER.S-PH:RCE CONCERN. Stopped Charging Animal With a Stone. seas. In a farewell editorial, he says ".\ext Tuesday is election day. It is indeed a regretful task to select the i winners from the high executive as i president to the office of road over-' Standard Thus Terminates Suit Grow, ing Out of the Holding of the Snhsfdlary Stoct- Helena, Mont., Nov. -.-Charged by j i^""^ K * T IZ o*"^T ' ^'^w York, .Nov. l._Th e announce- wounded deer aiid un:ible to use his rifle which had j;imm<Ml, Clark Griffith, manager of the Washington Amer lean League team, saved Irimself from probably serious injury today by his old time skill as a pitcher. Seizing a stone about the size of a base ball, he threw It and struck the animal on the head felling it. He then killed It with i Never In Its history has the Rn>ub-, ^^^^ ,^,5 ^^prnoon that the Ilcan party been in such a dci.lora».lc, sja„dard Oil interests had sold to Hen condition as it is today, and the out-, . ciay Pierce all their holdings in look for Democratic victory never was Waters-Pierce company, thus end- as pleasing to the party as it Is today. But the question arises: 'What 1 caused this split in the Republican party?' Is asked from every nook and corner of all tlie states. The only the butt of his gun. ranch near here. Grlfflth has a RINCETON LEADING I probalile question exists Is that in; stead of two candidates for president. . ' there Is three. This paper has al- III uv tun 1 ^^i'^ supported the Republican ticket. "AK» AKD. ajnjost from top to bottom, and it is ,^ .. , - ... ; „ .. sorry that the Grand Old Party is in At Lnd of the First Halt the Tigers 8,,^}, ^ horrible mess now. that it will .u "I . ,jt V at"* >'cars to get back to can,.: iag :!:">^:s:"N;;i.'r:Vens of T- thousands of speetators filled the Sta- j!'^, P'r'l '^^^ ^"f dium this afternoon for the Harvard- »J,'T Princeton foot ball game, the most im- i l'«-«Bresslve and are not voting blind­ ing the litigation in the courts for some time. By the terms of the sale Pierce acquires ail the stock in Waters-Pierce Oil company held by John D. Rockefeller. William Rockefeller. Henry .M. Flagler and John D. Archbold and several others. BOILER HEAD BLEW OUT. portant of the seas-on on eastern grid- .; folded.. ROOT'S TEAM WON AGAIN. Defeated Kersey's Team by a Score / of S4«7 to 2**1 Pins. ^ The Root and Kersey bowling teams met again last night on the local alleys with the victory going to Root's team. The highest number of pins for thirty frames was rolled by Childers. who scored 523 pins. For ten frames Poiton and Chlldera tied with V score of 182. Whltaker getting, second with ISl pins. The majority of tho bowlers were In poor form and only for two or th^ee frames at a time was any class ahowg^ _ _ . . irons. A winteri.^h. northwesterlv, ' » it seem applausable that wind swept the field, but several soft fm"" Roosevelt would pl.iy so spots remained <m the gridiron from i'"'portant »)art in the minds of the recent rain .s. Harvard was a slight i »"^«>'>« " ''L favorite in the betting. : Prineeton outpl.iyed Harvard in the ''^ while he was prdsldent forward pass department during the:"f <hi.s great country. Does it not first two period."-. At the end of the •'^"P " ^a"' »''"' '">• half the score st.tod six to three in ! receptions he has received on his favor (;f the Princeton Tigers. V""" F"'""^ SlRles recently? Just recall the vast crowds he h.ns FLED IN TDEIH NIGHT CLOTHE .S. ,>»'"'^en to tlje masses of people who have Idolized him on his speaking The Berlin Hotel Bnrns In .Sf. Louis the welcome he has received all and Two Perished. *•''>• " ""ue (By tlip As-sncintpd iTofw) : that he has the |>eopIe at heart and St. l.ouls, .Nov. 2.—W. C. Douglas, a | the people have him at heart. Tliey local financier, was burned to death.; lieiievc In him and by their ballot next and twenty person-s Injured, three re-' Tuesday they arc going fo show their ceiving fractured skulls. In a fire I respect. President Taft has made a which destroyed the fashionable Ber-I good president, but what, has he ac- iln Hotel here this morning. One bun-, complished? A ring of money sharks dred and fifty guests of the exclusive hostelery, were forced to flee In their night clothes. A body identified as that of Mrs. C. K. McFaddcn was found in the ruins this afternoon. FLOODS FOLLOW BAINS. Meslrnn Towns Suffer Hesivy Lo>s of Life Thereby. (By the A ,s!»oci.itea Press) Tixtla. Guerrero. Mex.. Nov. 2.—The towns of .Mochistlan and Quechultenango near here were almost destroyed Thursday by a flood resulting from the torrential rains. Refugees reported that a quarter of the population had perished. of the east have dictated to him what to say. Can or did they ever do this sort of work with Roosevelt? Not so you can.notice It. If-this the kind of men you want for president, then take your choice The Herald has had but little to say concerning the presidency campaign; the situation being disturbed In stich a manner as to upset the most tyrantical. but has given the people the voice in the matter. SI.V Men Injn^d, One Fatally, on the Rattleshiii Vermont. Washington. Nov. 2.—Six stokers on the battleship Vermont w-crc injured, two seriously, last night when the head of a boiler blew out scalding them badly.' The board of investigation ordered the Vermont into Hampton Roads, f-ater, R. .>!. AVagnor died of his injuries. P. M. Horan and H. W. Cramer, firemen on the Vermont were, so badly scalded they died today, •> FINIS FOB J.tCK JOHNSON. DID.N'T BUST THE TRUSTS. SIXTEEN CAN.VDIANS DROWN. All .Steamer Sinks During Storm and on Board .Ire Lost. (By the .Vs.socl.Ttcfl Pres-s) Montreal. Quebec. Nov. 2.—During a storm last night, the steamer Cecilia, which plied between Montreal and Calley Field, was hurled on the rocks and sank at Isle Perrot In Lake;St. Louis ten mlle-s west of here. At least sixteen people were drowned. I Teddy Criticises Wibon's Conduct as New Jersey Goremor. IBy the Associated Prw »i Oyster Bay, Nov. 2.—Roosevelt is- rued .a statement today answering Wilson's remarks on the trust question last Thursday night at .Madison S(|nare. He said he had promised with emphasis to deal with the New Jersey trust-s. "For twenty-two months he had, as governor, ample opportunity for thus proceeding against them, but he has never lifted his finger to take It," eald^ Roosevelt mLSON RALLIES TODAY. GENERAL HOMER LEA DEAD. Candidate's i Message to Voters Was o #1. f J • RpidETery where. Son of Former Missonrian; a Leaden (By th« Associated it ^s) of Chinese Berolt; | s.New York. -Nov. 2.—A feature of the Los Angeles, Cal., Nov. 1.—Gen.'.observance of Wilson Rally Day was Homer Lea. the young American, who acted as mlUUry adviser to the leaders of the late Chinese rebellion, died at his home, 135 Wadsworth avenue. Ocean Park, this afternoon. Much of the siiccess of the revolutloTn was due to bi^ work. the reading at the Democratic rallies throughout the country of "Wilson's message to the ^-oters of the United States. This message was read by Former Judge Alton B. a Wilson rally at.Pelham Manor. West .Sells Cal'e und Will Leuie for Russia, yr He Declares. rfiicago. Sow 2. —Chicago has at last become too hot for "Jack" John- .snn. negro pugilist, and he is going to Kiissia. Jolinson stated that he had aoid Ills saloon for j:.'.".OiM> fo Henry Sterret. The new owner will have to get a saloon license, as a brewery owned the one under which Johnson's I)lace wa.s operated and Refused to con sent to the pugilist again having a renewal of the liccnst. The license was renewed, but not^to Johnson. "1 am going to light in Russia." said Johnson. "I dontrare If I never come back to Chic:igo. As far as^he saloon business is concerned. I do not ever want to hear .about it again." Federal authorities may interfere with Johnson's plan for leaving America, by placing his bond at snch a high amount that ho would have to win several fistic l>outs to make It worth while to forfeit his bonds (•'aniett Pioneer Dead. . Gamett. Kas., .Nov. 1.—Mrs. Kate Lindsay, widow of Captain J. M. Lind s^y, who died in 1898. died here today at the age of 68. She had lieen a^ resident of Gamett since 1H57. She leaves four children. She was the aunt of Dr. Will Lindsay, of Topeka and D. P. Sams and Miss Sue Lindsay of Mcpherson. Bronson Pilot: Mrs. Ernest Pancoast of LaJunta, Colo., and Mrs. Fran ces Parsons of Goodrich, having come last week to attend the funeral of their brother, Wallace Hall, remained here until Wednesday when they were accompanied to Goodrich by their father W. T. Hall, where he and Mrs. Pancoast will visit with Mrs. Parsons several days. Independence Reporter: Mrs. E...G. Danforth returned Sunday from La Harpe and reports that her husband continues to improve and that ho will be home the latter part of this week. His mother Mrs. M. P. Danforth, who has been in Deering for several weeks chesP^r county, Xew York, _ returned to LaHarpe Tuesday. 1 THE UlSI THE-POWERS IN LCfNDON CONSD). £R TERMS OF PEACE. 400,000 MENIIRE ENDMiED A DESPERATE DEATH .STBI7G6LB IS BEING WAGED. Bulgarians, Defying Death. Are Now Pressing Turks on Their Last Line of Defense. < lly the Associated ,Press> I.ondon. Nov. 2.—Active negotiations, are proceeding in Ijondon with a view of bringing the Balkan war to an end. Sir Edward Grey. Secretary of Foreign Affairs, has received the Ruaaian.j Austrian, Turkish and Italian Amltasr sadors and the Bulgarian Minister. Vienna. Nov. 2.— A fearful battle, h^! most s<-thguinary the Bnlgarian army has sustained i>efore Adrtanople, is raging today near a bridge over the .Maritza River at Mars. wires the Reichpost's correspondent with the Bulgarian army. The Turks ari displaying extraordinary stublxirnness and continually bring .iip fresh reserves and hurl them Ibto the fight The Bulgarians are showing <H>mpIeta contempt for death. I.ondon. Nov. 2.—Graphic descriptions of the w^ek long battle between the Turkish ai^d Bulgarian armies ii the southeast comer of the Balkan Peninsula say that nearly 400.000 men arc engaged in a life and death struggle, which apparently is still in progress The fighting on-'the left wing of the Turkish army, according to a correspondent.' Wes terribly severe. ' Long columns of wounded passed to the rear after receiving first aid on the field. Reports from Sofia assert that the Bulgarians carried everything before them. OnlF two. lines of forts, both known at Tchataija, bow st^nd between Turkey and a total obliteratfon of ber power in Europe. There aaeipti now to be no escape for the Turks as the Bulgarians are following up tbofr auc- cesses with a dash that surprises tho world. They arc nq.w endeavoriag to get a force of their troops froni Beral between the routed Turkish, army nft- der Nazim Pasha and the TcBataIJa lines. This move would fulQil the two fold purpose of putting an end to all Turkish resistance and stoppUg tbe defeated Ottoman soldiers from i«ach-. ing Constantinople where their arrival. much feared. If the Bulgarians' plans succeed, they are likely to goon to Constantinople. Over 12.(A)0 T-urkish wounded are reported to have arrived already at Constantinople. In the meantime war vessels of the : powers are hurrying to the East to . protect Christians. ONSERMTWES WIN IK COBt Election There Yesterday Favored Menocal tor President—Uncle Sam Watches for Rioting. (By the Associated Press) ' Havana. Cuba.. NOv. 2.—Th« sweeping victory of General Mario MiBnoeal and Enrique Jose Varona. conaerra- vc candidates for the presidency and ice presidency, and of the rest of the conservative tit^ket for executive offices of the Cuban Republic, appeared to be fully confirmed hy the retan» today. . . , Ft. .Monroe, Va., Nov. 2.—The army general staff has ordered four transports in i^serre here to be prepared itbin four days for instant readiness to carry 2S0O troops to Cuba, sbQlUd disorder arise following the Inso^r elections, demanding intervention. The ransports are calculated to convey three regiments and it Is believed the .soldiers could be landed In Cuba .within nine days after an order is received. DUSSELDORF tl IS STILL LOST. r. .. Berlin Worried Oter Lack of Keiri ^V tke Two AeroBaifs. .. \ *Bv the Associated Press) Berlin. Nov. 2.—A feeling of profound anxiety reigns here as to the fate of John Watts and Arthur Ather- bolt. missing with the balloon Dnsael- dorf II. It U felt that news should surely have been received unless the balloon , descended in a remote part the wilds of Lapland. The managers of the race say the aeronauts may 'have been made prisoners in ' Russia and are unable to conuniiOi- cate. It is not known whether Watts was supplied with adeqtiate maps. It is argued that he and his companion were placed in a regrettable position they were not better equipped Qiaa was another American. John Berry, who started in a race with mapa'not* even showing the piMltion of the Baltic Sea. The weather bureau, declares was impomible for the Duaselddrf with the prsTAillng' winds, to luiTe beeen driven to Norway. Statltms in Norway,'Denmark and Sweden report, no balloon sighted there. Miss Vide Fettaemgill went to Etita^ boldt this afternoon. ' .-T^. Mrs. J. How«l|, of Barivin, iriu>'liu^-'^ been here Tlsitlng Mrs.'XiUptedT^aaft

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