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THE lOLA DAILT REGISTER. VOLUME XV. NO. 77. Suectn^r to th« lola Dally Register, the tola Dalky Racord and the lola Daily Index lOLA, KAS., JAN. 23, 1912-TUESDAY EVENING. Dally Realstar, Eatablljhed 1M7. Weekly Refliater, Establiahed iaS7. ^ , SIX PAGES ^ W DIEII IN Gilt TliDIIY SCKAXBLE FOB KIEL IX THE TiioLLEY nn\y. m PlJIfiT WAS SHUT DOKN ICTIOX OX PART OF rOMI'AXY .V SIKPKISE TO ( rriZEXS. Xaj'or Shnfford rair> SIMH-UI MrcHng: of the lonnril i .ir muight to Con^iilrr Action. When the consuni.rs in Gas City noticed tho gas jir^surp falUnj; this morning It was considcrod anTomiti'jus token. HouseholJtTs began to tiRure on the easiest way to prepare a cold dinner. The war Ix'ivv.'eii the pooiile and the Natural Gas fciiijiany which supplies thi' town iii.st;.ni.ly sui:K.st- . cd to the ronsumeri! that th'.- coiii- pany had carried out its alleged threat. turii,;il off ihe gas .suiii)ly be- caitse of the retui!.'! oi the pi-oplc of »he town to conii'Iy wf;Ii certain requirements. At l'^ o'clock, tin )irv-?-siil-e ceae^l entirely and J. J. ll.saii, of the Oswego, an nccountr.nf in ilie employ'oi the Natural Gas ConM'iiiy, ih" operating concern of tho Doi'iin-' hr estri.r.r CiOnipany successor to the Taylor. Fuel, l-ieht and i'owcr company, admitted that the cas company had shut off the supply jnd sr.id ho not know when It would be turned on or why It bad been'shut oft. lt;> .\atural Gas Compaiiy lias a few c-s wells of its own but buys its s;upply chiefly from the i'oriland PitifHi-e company. There was no intimation that the latter company was in way connected with the pas coi^>i -'^V ••\Ve are without ;;.-'.s." .'aid M.-yc.\ T). W Shuford ov< r tli' teiephcne tii'; niornlnK. "and do r.ci kno-v whn; w. get any. The gas con;!>.iny has shut down the plant bu' for "hat reas on I tanhot «jy, A orntrovtrsv b<^- tween the people and the company is in progress but niati^r ha.-^ tie>.n submitf.i to the courts for r,d.iii'".iia- tion and I supj>osed that all conc-Tn- would he wllUn« to bide their time lind then comply with the rulin:- handed down by the judge. I have called a special meeting of the council for toni.eht whfn wr wilLiopsic r the matter and decide wlu't action t<. take." Meantime. Gas City -.vill he wi'hout light or hf-at loni?!;;. Th«> st-eet • lights bum pas a'jfl they will be dark while homes ii;-js, resort to the old kerosene burn.-rs and wooj and coa' stoves, .^!anv houtPhoIders. l-.'.'v ver have no ht.-.T^iic equipment ••••ve th- gas stoves and ranges and they uill be unable to change th< m in crier t. avoid much incon'frii-mce tonii:'it am' during the 'Ime th" gas is sl.'it ofr It is (\re. dinsly f'->r*:ir.ate that 't-' \vr.-;it;er is mo;l.r;i'e (Ise lllljcli ie.lf- ffrinc wouh! result. It was s*at.<<l tills afternoon that Attorneys IJwinp. (!ard ti Card and Baxter Ii ."et'lain. repre(;entir.:; t'- consumers li:id bein reipiested i" hriiig maiid iinu? proierdiriss acains' the gas coin;:any to comiiel them f turn on the cas and this action may bring relief before tonight. At press hour, no such action ha<J been filed in the office of the district clerk. The rentraversy between the people of Gas City and the comi'.any arcs when the .N.irural Gas rpmi.any su<- ceeded the Taylor co":pany- TIi' new concern refus?d. it is charged to l)ecoTr.e responsible for fn depr.sits which had been placed witli th- Taylor company ;;iid demanded rin tional $5. !t was also intiiii-Tti d I"-I.T the rate for sas would be incn-ised to 30 c-nts per thousand fe- 1. The consumers •-. listed the paynien: of a" additional and test puiis to reco'er • y,o f-«ne" -'r'-adv derosited vef brought The court was also asked to issue an ii.junction res'.rainini; th company from-. shutting down it.s plant and di<=coiitinuinc gas E ?rvieo witl^out giving nctice of at lea« 30 days. These suits are pending in th- district court. THE WEATHEB. Forecast for KansiiM: Fair tonight and Wedoesday; colder In east portion tonight -J Data recorded at U. S. Wcallier Bureau office: Temperature: Highest yesterday at 3 p. ni. 54; lowest today at 8 a. m. 26; excess In temperature yesterday 14 degrees; deficiency since January 1st. 2G6 degrees. Precipitation for 24 hours ending 7 a. ni. today 0; deficiency in precipitation since .Fanuary 1st. .37 Inch. Relative humidity 7 a .m. today 94 per cent ;barcmeter reduced to sea I'jvel 30.12 Inches. / Sunrii-e today 7:33 a. m.; sunset •>:3.'> p. m. yiCIOOS KORSE CHUSES SUIT >V. H. AHAMS SEEKS TO KK(OVEK .$1(H» F1UI.11 F. L. JiAttI.EV. OefendantS iIor>c Kicked Aii'inal He- longing to Defendant In Higii Leg and lirokc II. A suit with unusual feet-ures wa.s filni in the dl.-irie: court Uii.'^ morning l.y Attorney F. J. Oylir In behalf of Walter H. .xdaiiis, a fariiier v.lio lives one iiiiUs north of Gas City. The suit has to do with horses of pu,?l- ll:^tlc a nature that they were, It Is alleged, a menace to all the htook In the neighborhood. The action is directed against F. I.. Hawley and J. C. Mercer. The defendants, the petitioner as?erts Dv.ned !-e\.>:al horses anion.g which re wa.'i fo vi?;'ii:.-i as to he almost fraid of •.iini,'=r'f. He would get away from his pastures run amuck on the neignliors places and cause great dij- may for fear of injury to other animals .Adams says he warned Hawiey a number cf limes that unles.s he kept this vicHus iirr^e in restraint, some fer- :ou? i:-.jiiTy would be done. On .'anuary S the aMlitant anima' 5iri.ke loo.-p a.uain and found his way to Auam-s' place. There, the plaintiff cnterds. t!'.e horse attacked a hor.-^.- beMnging to .Adams kickftig it in the ri^ht leg and cau.'^icg sitc'i an injury Tiiade i: nf .^e.^sary to kill it. The p'ainiiff .sues to recover the -nm cf \vhi<''^ ho say." would hnve hren a reasonable price for the animal. TEI.ErHOXE HEX .MEET HEI5E. MOOMIIT >Jr,.!ijiir of Vic I'Jwnt M.-in- m-er«. «! K\rh»,ns« s Here Friday. Tre in.-.nng.r.- 'jf the plant rlejort- i'.enTs cf the Missouri avil Kan?as •e!( phone rxc'i.iages in t'li-" district, which takes in about twenty-five cities •vill hc>!d tiefr regular monthly meei- next F-ii'.-iV at the local e.vciiange v.iTh C. \V. Lowthcr the local jilant •I '^rricer. The i>:ant managers, of which tliere will be twentr<ive there being one from each plant, will be entertained in the afternoon v.ith a lour of the city, and a business >f ssicc win he held at the telephone hiii'.llrc \t n''~'M. Hirtrict Superintendent E :'.arrel!. of (V.ffeyville. wiO be pre>:it at the n-.eeting. The Jsystem cf '•ol'Mng rr-juiar monthly mecUnc^ u? •':P ;i!nnt nnn.-'^ers of the different xe'ianges has Ivcn adopted ..ince the • r ian?7a;lin of 'lie roiniany. the ."teMrgs being held In the different ::its In rotation. .\s t;il>- niran^ that a i'!it:g conies to lola but nnce a many ;i:on'hs. its Importance is VI(TI31S tIF STARVATIOX FAD. EiCMIS m TROUBLES ALSO IT IS XOT ALL PLAIX SAILIXG IX THEIR v^^AMP. (lESUBMlSSION eiHiSfllKS KILLARD SHOWS FX EXPECTED STREXUTH AXD WILL .XOT QUIT, -Mr. House Expn sscs Ihc Opiiiion 1 lut He »ill itcttt Sen. Hudgcs fur the Xomlnalion. Topeka, Jan. 20.—The Republican party is not the only one that will have a problem to face in tiiia year's campaign. The Kansas Democrats, while presenting all the outward ai^ pearances of haniiony and exhibiting more eiithuslasm than they have shown for years, have troubles of their own. The fact Is, the Democratic leaders are "tscarod siiflT" lit the magnitude of the fllllard following. The IJi'inocrutic leaders do not want to go Into the state campai^jn on a resubmission platform. They i<re frankly nfrald it will raise up and kick them In the slats. At the same time ilicy admit, when talking cotili- dentlally and presised for an jinswer, that Blllard apparently has all th. better of Hodges in the race for Governor new and that his following is. growing. Therefore, the leader who can devise a feasible plan to shelv- Billard will have performed a ser vice to his party wh'eh cl.-^ssifjis as little short of an inspiration. Half a dozen pla^.; to g-f nillan" on:o a sidin*; v.cre tried at tiic meet ing cf the DcMccratic state centra committee in Topeitu last week. Ncn' of them succeeded. .W.no Is Iik>y t< succeed. It is the ji'dgtnent of Hi writer, and he kr.rws Uill.-.rd pretty well that the old g.-nl'enian is in th( r.-!ce to stay. Iliihird moves slowly. His intellectual proccs.ses ar-^ noithor swift nor showy. Bu: once he hv.t mad? i:p his mind he sticks. H». n'ade uii his mind to run for Governor six leontbs nso .nnd h.-» la likely to b' thore wijen the result of the race is hung up. The plan to get .1. W. Orr if.to the race fail.d for the reason tha niUard declined to make room for Orr r.nd Orr, who :s for IJilhird as between the candidates nov.- In the running declined to cet in if r.il'i-rd insis'.-if. cn staying. Blllard originally was for Orr. But when the Atchison man neglected to take advantage of his opportunity. Blllard inaugurated a litth movement of his ovn. DREW GIXlOX THE MARSHAI« JIarsiial Fn!lerick«mn Profurs Charpe Apiins^ Charles <i roves. Charles Groves, colored, was arrested Sundtiy afternoon by constable x S. P»ll '^Tindaiit of Vnr-V'--'' James Frederickaon, of Bassett, who charges thac Saturday, when he went to sen'e a notice on Mrs. John.^on. who is emr'oyed at the Groves home Groves dre'.«- a revolver on hlin. forcing him to withdraw from the prein-' ises. Groves is charged with ass-.tiit His trial "as set for nex» Thursi^-v afternoon in the court of .lustfce J. P. Duncan. Matthew Faust, who several ("ays aeo suire-.-I x srvpre stroke of u\o- iilexy. Is r—rf^ried to be in a dangerous condition. One tide of the U:>^y remaina paralyzed and the afflic'ed roan has not regained his norma' ttate of mind aince ho suffered liie stroke. He has about an even chance for recovery. " j Charles Moor*, ah «»tDployi' of 'Jie loU Portland is laying off for several days on recount ^f an Injury to bis left eye. tiie result ^f a flyti^n particle at metal penetrating the eyebaH. The injnrj ia VMT patntul but no aerions rcnltf are —tlcfyBad. T«o WealthV KnclNh Women Were IColibed and One !<« Dead. iHr tlie .\!i.<ir >clate<l Pr»s»> Seattle. Wash., Jan. 23.—Apparently in perfect health though nearly star- vpd to death with her sister. Dorothea Williamson took the stand todny in the trial of Mrs. Linda Burfield Hazzard. the "Starvation doctor." chareed with murder.ng C'.iire Wiii- iamson. The deffr.se interrogr;'-d Miss Williamson regarding her tesiiincny at tin hearing last Octolter to remove .Mrr • azzard from guardi.mihip over th" ••"iiiiers after the death of Claire. iJy tringing out .npiiiireiit discrrperiefT '.'tv.-^fn her lestimou" at tV'*^ prcsen* hearing and l.'isr fair "h." defense I;R- dertook to imp-ar'-. iiT ttsf!:nony in the prestjit case. Mrs. Hazzard shows the strain o* the trial. Her husband. Samuel Hazzard, who graduated fro;!<. Wi st -Polri disappeared from a Fi.^riJa army pest and was dropped from roU.i, si;s b«side her. Hazzard m-rrir-d Mi. s Linda Burfi' !d ir, .Minn-^ai>oI:? and served two ye-irs in ;;;e iieni'ejitiarv for bigamy b^,cause he hai not divorced his first w;f..\ lie 1, 1.1 r sc- ond husba I 'l In aiijwer to qj^stlons in the tr:al yesterday Miss Wiliiamson '-M of ih.' iife of her si.=te.- ind herself in nl! pans of the '"orid. with 'n"ir hitg' fortune and no relatives; to direc*. their movemen'^, they weii'. whiro they pleased. Far from belt!-.; invalids the girls had been Hthle'^e?, < ii- <o\ir.e ti >e <^utdcci sjiorLs so poitular among Engllsti women of tl'? n:\u-: classes. They werj converiej to • ...ri^:iiicm 11' KiiJL.i'ji.d sev. r;-- ye,-u> :.go. but not up:i! coining to Sf;;itle last year did .h^ > beeosne :iiterett<d In unusual joihuU*) for the cui<: .li i ayslral .-.llme-.ts Wreek Delayed Train. A freight wreck near Parker this morning del.iyed tralBr several hours. The Kansas City morning pajiera were not ricelvc-d here dntll noon. The company ran a train to Moran to make connections with the belated Flyer. • A company with a capital of about $125,000 has beep re^tered in I .ion- don for the purpose of proapectinK and workins a tcoal area In th< Federated Milajr .iUtea. Orr probably would have been th' most formidable candld.itc? the Dem- rcrats could h.ave named. The candidacy of a I'emocrat for Governor of Krnsas, If It is hoped to make it successful, must be predicated cn hi ability tn get Republican votes. On has first rate ability. Is a good cTtr. palgner, and could poll practically ih- solid vot" of hii r;;rty. Billard probably will lose the ultra prohibiiiot. element of his party if he lit iiomi nated, although, in the be'ier Judg irent of the writer, this Is only : small percentage of the Democratii vole. Orr. on the other hand, couhi poll practically solid that part of th- Republican vote Which will follow Blllard to the voting booth. But with Billard In the race Orr could not be nominated and Blllard Is bent on stay ing In. HIIGHGOGK IS LOYAL 10 Tllfl «I AM FOB TAFT AS STE0X6 AS A MAS- CA5 BE," HE SAYS. ' PRESIDENT'S ENEMIES ByST EVIDEST PURPOSE TO CAUSB^A BKEACH BETWEEN TWO MEJt. Tb? Presidrnt Declared His Entire Conttdence In His Postmaatrt ileneraL GOV. mm FOR ROOSEVELT .nissor:i! j-:.\i:i CTIVE THIXKS i'EOiLi; WILL i>K.:!AXD HI.U.. iud When {he Cemand Is .Vade He Is lonridint the Colonel Yield. TO (UARD AGAIX.ST SPIES. Five Veurs PrnbuHou for t'uilcd Ulnc Workers Xational OfiicerN. <(;y til.- .\; .-<Ki .it. il J're.--.<) .letfe; son t ity, .Mo., Jan. —Uov- • inor iladiiy. in a• statetr.cnt today.! said he f.ivoroj the noniuia'.joii oi itoos'oveit. His statement is a.s fol.ows: ' "Fioi:; ii:fonuat!oa that has recunt- .y coim.-' to iiio rioiu all patts of i.':? itate. I a;u convinced tiuit a large .i!aj*n.!l»- of- Uetfa!jiican« -favor Jtoose- .< li atii! a (: t«. iiuijority of the pco- ,»ie laMjr hiK ' lt?ciion. "V.nlie thoy iioid Mr. Taft In higl-! isteeiii ;'.n:i arc not unmindful of th:'j lumy go;!d things accomplished dur-' .1!;; his administration they fe-el that ; «• ca.'ididaey of Coiotiel Hoosevell -vill in.-iirt success In the State and Nation in the i.oming campaign and. furtner, I think they feel tnat Roosevelt represents those principles and' policies of governmcDt with v.hich hii ^i: IS a.s^cc.ated and which appeal so strongly to the Amerii-an people, ivithout r>>ference to party. . i "In U"'s I believe a majority of' the people wanted to give him a re- nomination. ai;il it was only his posi- Ive declination that prevented it. "Wi.i'e It v.as through his leader•hip that .Missouri was f.iken from •he .--"olid South and placed In tho t?e- ,>iitdlcan col::iun, I nin contldent Ilia? he deicand for hl »5 numlnailon Is not •onlWied t" this Stale, iwid lo that ieii>ai!d I III11 confident he laii.st yield ' WAR KXDED IX ECIADOJI. The writer not only believes Billard will beat Hodges in the primary, but th.at he would poll more votes ir an elf-e.-tion. Hodges Is a fine, clean fellow of ability, hut if he runs tor Governor he will just about poll th* Democratic vote. And that isnt enough. .\ot many Republicans wii! vote for Hodges this year. A good ir.eny voted for him In 1910, hut they voted for him as a protest against Stubhs and not because cf any par- ticula.- friendliness for Hodges, although everylwdy who knows Hodges personally likes and admires him. On the other hand. Blllard will lose sor.^'» Democratic support and pol: practically the solid strength of th" res'jbmissioc Republicans. This theory of the sitnatlpn. however i.« not held by the Democratic leaders. They are frankly "afraid their party will i Stampede if Blllard is nominated JThey have stated so many times that j ^0 or 90 per cent of the Democrats ' are for prohibition that they, have come to believe It. The writer do^•bt^ that the per cent Is anything like that. I'p to six years ago one of the cardinal tenets of the Democratic faith was its opposition to sumptuary law -Six years ago the leaders, in an at- teniut tn attract Republican votes, switched tn an endorsement of prohibition. But no set of leadt'TS can root out the inborn tendencies of a poiltital party lu six years." 'i;y th" .>..;-i'-.-i.ii-iI !re>-^i ludianapoILs Ind . .Ian. 23 — To keep the Ortie Mc.Manigals employed by the cajiitalists from destroying the .Miners' Union." R. M. Roll, of Henderson, Kentticky, tod:;y offered in 'he United Mine Workers" conventioti an r.mcndii:ent to the constitution providing thnt no man should ho eligible to odice in the Xation.iI Uniotr unions he hail been at work In or around a cva\ mine five year.s and had been 'a. meinher of tho organization three years. The amendment was adopted amid cheers. "Tlie eapit.ilii-ts cmpleiyed McMani- ii.l It) destroy the Structural Iron •.Vorker;)' Union and such a man as Sherwoid might get into the Miners' Union Jcr.tjbe ..<-aujc pumose." sai' l\oll. "We know flie m.-rtiefactor-,. have paid emissaries in the unioiii:. and we uiust take time to become well accuainted witli the character of members, before we elect them to office and give tlietu dangerous power." TRUST FOSTERS CO.HPETITIOX. That is the Ralbrr Snrprisine Tes!!- monf in,Lumber Trust Trial. Washington XoHtied thn» Penre Has Heen Declnred in Little Xoisrhhnr. fBv the A<"'>^l->tt'<J Press* Kansas City. Mo. .Tan. 23.—.Most o«" the witnesses examined today In the State's ouster suit against the lumber companies, emphasized the point that the Yellow Pine Manufacturer's •\ssoelation, fostered rather than hindered eomiietitlon. .Tulius Seidel, head of a St. Ixiuis lumber concern, denied thr.t either the Association or the .Market Report. In any way interfered 'with the activities of the small dealer. "The Association Is a li.wsf for competition." declared Seidel. "It fosters It and It Is extremely bcn- eflrlal to the consumer." THE DIKE IS DEWOCIMTir. 'By the Artnodnt'-A Pre-o Washington. Jan. 23.—Articles of j peace bringing to an end the revolu- • tion in Ecuador, have been signea by leaders of the Federal troops and the revoliitionlsis at fluay.nnuill. it was ofllcially reported to the State Deiiart m-n' today from tiie American consul there. I'alh Tt:l> triisf (o Stnnd Trial. Illy th- .\.-<.-J <K-|:itt fl I're's) Dtoroit Mich.. Jan. 23.—Juilge An- geU in tho United States court today rrjfuKcd to q;:ash the indictments acainst the Bath Tub Trust. The decision reinstMcs the case which is sehfd-.ihxl to come to trial here January thirtieth. The C«nnnucht« are "Srelne Xrw Vork Jnsf ns Other People. • Hv Ih- A .ssn-'ate -l fr.>««i Now York, .Ian. 23.—The Duke and Duchess of Connaughf and their daughter. Princess Patricia, today had a round of social and sight-seeing en- sagenients. Ambassador attd Mrs. Whitelaw Reid cave a luncheon in their honor and •oni^bt there will be another dinner at the Held house, followed by a dance. The Duke is quite democratic, going on sftolls along Fifth .-Wcnue accompanif d only by his aid-''-de-canip. SPAXISH .HIXISTRY KESI«XED. dinar" eircumvtances, would vote for 2 pn;i;lbltion candidate in preferoiici- to one sai!:n:; under the banner cf res!ib.';:issicii. The disposition of J: majority of ti e voters of Kansas un- doub'-dly i.^ to be clean, decent and to kick tho saloon In the slats at every oppon unity. But they are Jis- .Cii3ted wi.h til" present situation and the Rorublican p.'-.rty having raised Stubb.s to his position of command, muft Lear the bnmt of their displeasure Xfither is the writers theory that Bili.ird can be elected. But he is lik"l> to beat Hodges in the primary r.n.l fnen keep the Republicans busy n'l 8Uinmi»r and fall. The Kins Looked Askance T'lmn thi Prime UinLsfer, If is Said. 'By th" A!>!iociate<l ProsHi -Madrid., Jan. 23.—Premier Canalc- jas' cabinet virtually has resigned. It is understood that the contemplated retirement of th" ministry Is due to the coolness of King Alfonzo in a recent audience with Canaiejas re- .garding the commuting of. the death sentences upon several revolutionists involved in murder. FIRHT IS ON IN OKUHOMA tOXVEXTIOX TO CHOOSE XATIOX- AL KEF. DELEtlAi'ES IX SESSIOX. It Will Be the First Real Tetst of Presidential Preference Senti- mcut. (tl>- Ih- As.sii.-i:it<.d lY-ssi Coalgate. Ok!a.. Jan. 23.—Delegates to the Fourth Congressional District RepubHcan convention here this afternoon cxciiedly discussed a rumor tl.aL the cnvouiion is to instruct the national Convention delegates for Roo:-c \eit. The rumor gained believers by the refusal of District Chairman Ptr- (I Jy the Associated Press) Washineton, Jan. 23.—^"I am for Taft as strong as a man can be,'* declared JftiiMmaster General Hitchcock today.' "I 'did not realize until a day or two how far these stories about my alleged differences with the President had. gone. I probabljr aluU have siomcliiicg to say on the aob- ject." Mr. Hitchcock manifested great Indignation that his loyalty had been questioned. , The President Tmslg Him. Twice yesterday {'resident Taft dented emphatically to White IfoUse callers tnac he placed any credence In reports tiiat Postmaster General Hitchcock had been politically active to prevent his renomination. Once at least the President denied that cabinet oIBcers had urged him to oust th« postmaster general from his official family because of alleged Antl-Taft activity, and visitors who talked with the President gained the impression 2 that he had not the slightest doubt of ...!. flltchcock's loyalty. The president was reported to have said that if his postmaster general were proved disloyal he would be the "u'ost badly fooled man in the ooun- tiy> He wa.s willing that his attitude^ toward Mr. Hitchcock be made piiblfc. Some of the president's adVigefTs were Inclined to the view that & con- iteried effort was. being made to fotce an open break between Mr. T4ft 4hd Mr. Hitchcock, so that the jatter's serricea and his yqlltical advice might ;y to"deny it. . „„„..„._ . Other reports that dr^Iared that t::'> \ !)«f reratiVed from>tbe Ian camp. supporters cf Taft have effected a Ilftehcock'.<t Worth Recognised. -oil-promise over Tederal patrona.re j Friends of the president did hpt with Perry and Loren G. Disney, form- ! discount the worth of the political er Federal officeholder, whereby : L-ohvention would endorse Taft for re- nomination. It is admitted that Per.-y and Disney are in control of tlie sittia- tion. FREXCH DE3IAXDS OX ITAL^. Unless They Are Spcrdily .>Iet Seiere .Measures WilKBe at Once Adopted. Paris. France, Jan. 23.—s;ici!:ii Italy rrfu.-e to accede to France'.-: d-niand tl:at the Turks arrested on hoard the .Manouda be turned pver lO FriT.ch authorities. France Is pre- liared to recall her ambas.sador from )kOine and designate French warship:* to es-cort and protect French steamers In the Mediterranean. Camllle I5ar- rore the Fjench aiuhas.sador to Italy. Is due to arrive in Home tonight. Me :ias. been Instructd to reiterate firmly Frances demands. The French government expects that Italy will yield. .VILLIOXS FOR GOOD ROADS. (•'ore Would Take Ifonejr From the Fedenii Treasury to Bniid Them. IV.y the A.^soclHted Prexi") Washington Jan. 23.— Senator Gore will advocate an annual Federal ai>- propriation of from ten to twelve millions of dollars for the next ten years to be expended on roads. To deri--? wenefrt from such funds the state.- would have to appropriate double or treble the aciounts received from the government. He Is preparing a bill for this purpose. BKJGEST COTTOX CROP ETER. .Hore than Fonrteen and a Half Mil. lion iT.nles Already Ginned. Washington Jan. 23.—The vast 1911 cotton crop of the United States had b-»en tinned and baled to the extent assivtance the postmaster general nngh! give Mr. Taft. Although Mr. Hitchcock has declared himself oiil Of po'ities. It was admitted that there were few of the president's advisers so well qualified at present to give political iaformation that might be iiseiu! to the Taft supporters. With the postmaster general eliminated froKi tho cabinet this Infonna- :'.on scarcely would be available. It becatne known that many of the president's close friends bold the same view that he holds as to Mr. Hitchcock's loyalty. Several of these men it was made kn'own. would not hesitate to go to the president and explain tl \ejr aliitudc of they found what thvy considered reasonable ground for believing Mr. Hitchcoclc disloyal. So far they have discovered no 'such evidence. Fiifht for Xen York Slate. According to friends of the president to <Jay a determined effort will be'.madc in New York state to send an'instructed delegation to the Chicago convention. According to .reports that have reached Washington, William Barnes, Jr.. the Republican state chairman, is opposed to an instructed delegation and wishes the .\ew York Republicans to decide up- oi) a platform on which they can all stand, rather than a m.an whom they can support. It was Paid that Taft supporters In Greater -Vew York intend to make a fight on Mr. Rarnes in the state con- v,~ntion if he will not concede tlie necessity of an Instructed delegation. Several New York state Republicans have stated recently that' the president will get the entire delegation from Greater New York, and that hi.? supporters will control the state convention. Just how the president regards this deterininatioa to force Mr. Barnes to consent to a pledged delegation was not disclosed. It was said be was 'old that the effort would be made B is hop'd that no reader will con- siiue this statement of the case In an expression of the belief that a majority of Kansas voters are in favor of rrsubmtssicn. Few men with any . J -dgment believe any such thing. The 1 1 o nt Is this. There (s H resubratssicn vote In both parties which will be cast solidly for the c.-mdidate presenting that idea. On top of (hat is n vote Tunbing into thousands which will be cast as a protest against the methods employed by the Stubbs ad- minlstnition. The Stabbs methods has become n stench in-<be n^inds of tbooaauBd* of Totcfra, wbo^ ander or- 1" K^n'.iE ti.-^ Wilson boom Is on a str-:tcher and ready for the ambulance. The Clark men controlled the state committee and Wilson talk was hushed and low. The writer talked with half it dozen Wilson I >emocrat8 who <»xpro8sed th»» nodon fhnt Bryan wo'tld be nominated. And this indicates that they have given up hope thct the .NVw Jersey statesman will tr.ak« land. Senator Hodges, who got out on the Wilson limb early In the gomo. w.ts for Oaynor vh-3 nhe CKine 10 Top"ka last weeit. Before the m'H'tinK of the central coratnittcr adjourned he told the newspaper men b* was for WHrcn, bet bis voice was faint and cnrried no convict ton with it JAY a HOVBS. CrLBERTSOXV SERIOUS CHARGE. He Declares Con>orafii»ns Wen» Bled by Campafjm Xancsers In 19(M. Washington, Jan. 23.— "We know 'hat corporations engaged in interstate commerce were intimidated and blackmailed for campaign contributions." said Senator Culbertson today, reviewing the alleged activities of .Vatlonal Campaign Committees in He was urging action on his resolution providing fer an Investigation. "The year lIto4 surpassed all others In audacity and Inelecency with whlrhcamnalgn funds were demanded," hf> said. fined n Dead Van. The case of the Mound City Gas and oi» Comrnny. er nl. against A. B. Rhodes, a suit on a contract was fl1»d In tho district court Saturday afternoon. Notice now has been received by the dtatrlct clerk advising that Mr. RhodM.iUed before he was made a de<^tfiint in ,BiBtfa>n. Tlia case will be strtqkim from the docket of H..=;ifl.fiTr. bales January 16. accord j j,";"^;";;^;"^^,;. ^ork Republicans, hnig to a census bureau report today., ^^.^ ^^^^ situation The ginneries this season have been | hi,,..-pit forced to greater activity than ever ' before by the enormous crop. IXYE.STI6AXIXG THE WREOC PLAXXIXG TO BOOST MISSOl HI. ,„^,,„„ Centr«l Tr^fng Commrrrial CInhs In Session at Jeff- '^'^ -Wertaln the Canse. erson t Ity for that Purpose. | (By the A.socl «ted Preas) (Bv .h;- Associatwi iT«i.<. : champalen. HI., Jan. 33.—A com^ Jefferson Citv-;^ Mo., Jan. 23.-The • ^^jj^^^ ^ ^. y p^^^ Federation cf Commercial Clubs of. ^^^r^, manager of the Missouri met her.^ totlay to complete ,„j^^,jg ^^^,^3, railroad, convened Plans for the development of the re- ^^^^ investigate the wreck sources of the Slate. Governor Had-: yesterday at Kinmudy. Among those ley made ih^ principal address. . eomposlng the committee were Dean Gross, of the Unjveralty of lUlaoia, n representative of the Illinois Rail. ._. ^ way and Warehouse Commission and shlv Cruisers l ^dgar Qulnet. Leon Gam i ^ representative of the Interstate Com betta and Krnert Renan aceomiMnled Commission, by five sub-nmrlnes. sailed from here | Battleships Sail for '•.HaneuTera." Toulon France. Jaii. 23.— Tbe baf.le today to carry out maneuver practice iii.twet-n N'.-e and Jhe Hyeres If.landa In the Mediterranean. STAXDARD IS FIXED AOAIJf. TI>I< Time it Is Uifitf for AeceptW RnUroRd Bebates. (By the AasocUtMl FtrMS) XoJlee A. F. k A. M. * Djr Ilia t %9mwi ^fr%M nwmmi . There will be a special meeting to- 1 Buffalo, N. Y., Jan. 33.— The Stand- night, .lanuary 23, at 7:30. Work In 1 ard Oil Company, of New York, was the second. fined: thirty-live thootand dellara tr — -7 Judge Hakel, of thoFedaral oonrt, to- Oscar xunn, 702r South Buckeye <«sy for violatitn-of the Interttate Com street, went to Harper on business merce law; ip accepting rate can9e»- todajr. sions troi9 nOUoads. '

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