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16 THE BOSTON GLOBE MONDAY, JANUARY lfi, 1911. MONDAY, JAN 16, 1911. " MINIATURE ALMANAC JAN 16 Standard Time. Kun Rises 7:11 1 High Tid..K!08 am Bun Sets 4:37 " ...KKpm Length of Day. 9:26 Moon Rises. 6:42 pm liiyht of Tine 9 ft 6 in am, 11 ft pm Moon's Changes. Last Quarter, Jan 22, lh 21m, morn, i isew Moon, Jan 80, 4h 46m, morn, B First Quarter, Feb 6, lwh 28m. morn, E Kuli Moon, Feb 13. 5h SSm, morn, W A WISE fcOVE. . tM.. kill. MURPHY CALLS ON GOVERNOR Friends of Shepard Put Hope in Dix. New York Leaders Think He Controls Situation. "Illinium, First Neighbor Give me your snow shovel and I'll clean off your pavement for you. Second Neighbor What for? First Neighbor I am going to a banquet tonight and my wife will be out here tomorrow morning looking for my returning footprints in the snow. Chicago Telegraph. O No, Those Are Saved to Send Next Year. Putting the Christmas tre in an ash barrel after Christmas does not seem appropriate, but if somebody hadn't done- that in Portsmouth, so that a baby fell into the tree when it toppled backward out of a second-story window, the baby would have lost Its life, says the Boston Globe. O, no, it wouldn't. It would have landed in the ash barrel on a nice soft heap of gaudy Christmas cards. Portsmouth Herald. Oram's Bolt of Sheehan Creates Crisis, And Then He Got His Chicken Canned. "How did you get that colored man to go through those arctic hardships with you?" "I had to prevaricate a little," replied the explorer, regretfully. "I told him that the north pole was a chicken roost." Washington Star. Editoritis. According to Dr John D. Quackenbos, diagnoses are most easily made from dreams. That is to say, the query is not "What did you have for dinner last night?" but "What did you dream?" Well, if you Insist, doctor, we dreamed that it lacked five minutes of press Time and we had only one line written. That is our commonest dream. What would you term our malady? New York Evening Mall. Certainly. Whistle for His Wife. Will some expert on tact kindly tell us what is a man to do when he discovers early in the morning that his only clean shirt is in the bureau of the guest room, and the lady company in there is still asleep? Detroit Free Press. Odd Items From Everywhere. Ward X. Cheever of South Lynde-boro, f H, who is 80 years old. hns been an active blacksmith for SO years. While he doesn't pretend to do much hammering at the forge nowadays, he is always ready to lend his son a hand when there is a rush of business, and can make the sparks fly with the best of them, it Is said. Two-weeks-old Harold Brandt -has Just arrived at New York from Texas in a large market basket lined with soft feather pillows. He is being taken to Copenhagen by his father, Carl Brandt. Mr Brandt's wife presented him with twins recently, but the mother and one baby died a few days afterward, and Mr Brandt decided to place Harold in the care of his grandparents in Copenhagen. The residents of Calumet county, Wis are mourning the death of the county'B only deer. Old age and the rigors of a hard winter proved too much for the animal that had been the object of solicitude of the state legislature and the protection of the game wardens. The people cooperated with the game wardens to such good effect that for years the deer had been safe from hunters. Edna Rhodes of Quincy has attended every session of the First Baptist Sunday school for the past eight years, and May Critchley has a record of perfect attendance at the same school for six years. A friend In Wales has offered to the Cnurch Army of England what he de-scrlces a.s a .'.mall mountain. He explains that the mountain contains a large quantity of stone which he thinks may ba useful in providing employment in quarrying to the men under the society's charge. The largest oak tree in Huntington, Adams county, Penn, has Just been cut down. It stood on the farm of John R. Sadler. From the trunk of the tree 1103 large wagon spokes were made and 12 cords or wood were cut from the top and branches. ALBANY, N Y, Jan 1&-In 24 hours, barring the unexpected, the next U S senator from New York will know o his selection. The choice will be made tomorrow night at a Joint caucus of the 115 democratic members of the state assembly. The unexpected would be a bolt by enough democrats to prevent the casting of a majority vote of all the legislators republican, democratic and independent whe'n both houses formally vote for a senator Tuesday. Tonight legislators believe the real contest will lie between William F. Sheehan and Edward M. Shepard. Of other candidates mentioned the most prominent are: Daniel F. Cohalen, Justice, James W. Gerard. Seymour Van Santvoor, D-Cady Herrlck of Albany and Alton B. Parker. No one could be found tonight who intended to present any of these names to the caucus. At the same time no one will deny that any of these five has not a chance in case of a deadlock between Sheehan and Shepard. Charles F. Murphy called on Gov Dix today soon after Mr Dix arrived from New York. Neither he nor the governor would say a word about their conference, however. An attempt was made tonight to verify a statement from one of the Tammany leaders who visited Gov Dix in New York yesterday, that Gov Dix had expressed a belief that Mr Sheehn's name would not be presented to the caucus tomorrow. But the governor could r.ot be reached, refusing absolutely to receive newspaper men. Notwithstanding the nearness of the final contest, an atmosphere of expectancy prevails here. Several delegations are arranging to call on Gov Dix tomorrow, and the friends of Mr Shepard have not abandoned hope that the governor will yet say something to strengthen theif side. DEMOCRATIC CRISIS. iiceb ate &wei at TflattBrii ftfceet fteitammt Slip a Dime over the show-case In your favorite cigar shop and say "3-20-8." That's all. The cigar that you get will do all the rest of the talking. The 3-20-8 Cigar .peaks for itself. And those who listen get more than ever before for their smoke-money. The wise smoker's favorite smoke today is Cram's Attack on Sheehan Defines the Issue Gov Dix Thought to Have Situation in Hand. NEW YORK. Jan 16-The focal center of the senatorial situation' was again transported to Albany today, when Gov Dix left town. And although the governor continues to maintain his attitude of silence and ''hands off" more and more, the conviction grows among leaders here who talked with him yesterday not only that the solution of the situation rests with mm that a public word from him would precipitate the final result, but that he knows it and withholds the word because he believes the outcome Is already in his grasp. In the clubs along 5th av, In the hotel lobbies, among the Tammany districc leaders, there is no longer any doubt that the democratic party confronts a crisis. J. Sergeant Cram, chairman of the general committee of Tammany Hall and long one of the trusted advisers of leader Charle3 F. Murphy, showed this today when he said: "Yes, I'm going to Albany tomorrow. I thlnK I have a right to be there in a crisis of the party perhaps at the extinction of the party. I've been waiting 1? years to see the democratic party In control, and I don't want to see it all thrown away in 17 days." It was Mr Cram's attack on William F Sheehan yesterday that narrowed all palterings to one sharp issue. Having slept on It, he found nothing to retract today, though here and there a point to add in explanation. "I like Billy Sheehan most amusing and agreeable fellow," he said. "As ccmpany, I prefer him, to Mr Shepard. In po.nt of fact, perhaps, there isn't so much to choose between their antecedents, but there is always this to remember: That if Mr Shepard were to bt elected, no suspicion would ever attach to his name; If you were to go Into the street and shout that he had been lifted into office by trickery or eased into it by cajolery or pressure of any sort, tnere would be nobody to listen to you. "Now, as to Billy Sheehan, I've Just said that I like him and all that, but anybody who doesn't know what Billy Sheehan represents well, he'd better go to school, that's all. "I think I know the governor's mind; I think it is pretty generally known; but it is not for mo to speak it for him, e: in-daily when I see no reason why he should not speak for himself." Richard T. Wiison, also of the general committee, and widely known as president of the Saratoga racing association, spoke to thf. same effect as Mr Cram. ABOUT EVENLY DIVIDED. DEATH LAYS LABOR BILL AUTHOR LOW Ex-OongressmanErdman of Allentown, Penn, Gone. Contest in New Jersey Between Mar-tine and Smith May Result in Deadlock and Third Man. TRENTON, N J, Jan 15 The democratic members of the legislature are expected to hold a conference here tomorrow night on the U S senatorship, but it is not likely to result in anything more than an interchange of views, as the hour set Is only an hour before both houses of the legislature will convene. The men who favor James E. "Martine are still opposed to the holding of a caucus, which would be binding upon those participating, as the supporters of James Smith Jr desire. A canvass of the democratic legislators divides the 52 democratic votes about evenly between Martine and Smith. This is interpreted by many as pointing to a deadlock, which may last for some time and finally result in the taking up of a third man. But Gov-Elect Wilson, In his Newark speeab last night, stated emphatically that under no circumstances could there be a compromise. He maintained that in order to keep grod faith with the people the senatorship must go to Mr Martine. DIAGNOSING YOUR CASE. 10c Eachor 3 for 25c MACK I N LAY'S V. O. B. M'OTCH WHISKY, wnteed 10 year; old and Bottled In Scotland: nm a. ud Id Hou- of ParUaiaat since 1-80, (Lob Angeles Express.) Do you shirer and shake? Doe your cranium aclie 1 Is your brain feeling "all on the bum"? Do you cough? Do you wheeze? Are you bot? Do you freeze? Do the wheels In your "thlnkery" hum? Have you cliilla down your back? Is your ambition alack? Do you feel like a torm-beaten ship? Do you run at the nose? Ache from ears to your roe? Take this tU: It'a the grip! H?e you fever and chills and a surplus of ill? Are your eyea feeling somewhat inflame I? Are you one minute bot nod the next minute not? Then your restlessness cannot be blamed. Do you sputter and cough? Do yon feel "away off" 1 Do you wonder what can be the rip? It la easy to guess what has caused your distress. Take thia tip: It'a the grip! Are yon peevish and cross when yon speak to the boss? Do you ache In each Joint of your f tame 7 Are you husky and hoarse? la your olce deep and coarse? Are you weary and tired and lame? la your appetite gone as you rise at the dawn, And pro out for your "wee little nip"? Are you "rummy" ail through Here is wbat'a ailing you: Take tbla tip; It's the grip I Framed Famous Arbitration Act for Industrial Disputes. ALLENTOWN, Penn, Jn 15 Ex-Congressman C. J. Erdman died at his home here tonight after a lingering Illness, aged 64 years. He served two terms in congress And was the author of the Erdman act, which applies to arbitration in labor disputes and which was used several times in the past year to settle labor troubles. Mr Erdman was a graduate of Gettysburg college of the closs of '65. He was admitted to the Lehigh county bar In 1S67 and was a leading lawyer up to the time of bis illness. He was president of the Allen Mutual fire insurance company, the Allentown and Coopers-burg turnoike company and for years of the Copley cement company. PENDERGAST APPOINTED. Norwood Selectmen Unanimously Choose Him (or Town Bookkeeper and Accountant. NORWOOD, Jan 15 The selectmen of Norwood unanimously elected James E. Pendergast as town bookkeeper and town accountant Saturday evening, which offices were created at the recent town meeting. The salary is $650 a year. 1 - f pftl8gaMg: :. Mfc. .l.' : ' . f HflHHUHt 5jfi HBI' JAMES E. PENDERGAST. Appointed Bookkeeper and Accountant for the Town of Norwood. Mr Pendergast was born in Westwood but has lived In Norwood nearly all his life and was educated in the public schools here. He is 33 years of age, was a town auditor for several years and one of the chief movers' in the establishment of the new offices. He had been for several terms financial secretary of the Norwood division of the A. O. H. He is married, has four children and-lives at 30 Pleasant st. Hlsnew duties will include the powers of town auditors, examining all bills and orders before they are paid by the treasurer; report when any liabilities appear to exceed the appropriation; receive estimates for the ensuing year; compile statements of appropriations and expenditures; publish In the town report an account of the finances and attend to the town bookkeeping. The appointment is made for three years. WRITES OWN EPITAPH. Harlow Elliot Woodward's "Sixty Years of Friendly, Useful Living" Descriptive of His Own Life. The funeral of Harlow Elliot Woodward, for many years prominent In the Boston drug trade and also as a publisher, an authority on coins and stamps, took place yesterday at Waterman's chapel in Roxbury, conducted by Rev James H. Holden, pastor of the First Universalist church of Roxbury. Burial was in the family lot in Forest Hills cemetery. The services were held at 1:15 p m and were attended by personal acquaintances and friends of the family. HARLOW E. WOODWARD. Mr Woodward had lived nearly all his life in Roxbury, where he was t In 1851 at the corner of Dudley and Dearborn sts, the old stand of his father, William Elliot Woodward, who was known in his day not only as a druggist, but also as a collector and dealer In rare books and documents and as an aufhority on New England and American history. Harlow Elliot Woodward has been regarded as one of the leaders in popularizing the druggist business in Boston by original ind modern methods and his name still survives in it, although he retired from the trade several years ago. Years ago Mr Woodward published successfully a magazine called the Old Curiosity Shop, which, acquired from him by Mr Curtis, became the lasis of the present Ladies' Home Journal. He was a man of much literary knowledge and taste, of original ideas and faculty for expressing them. He leaves a brother, Clarence E. Woodward of Melrose Highlands, four sons, Clarence B.t Howard H., Roy E. and Arthur C , and two daughters. Mrs George W. Priest and Miss Edith V. Woodward. Mrs Woodward died in 1909. Mr Woodward wrote much even in the closing months of his life, and among the sentlmentB frosu his pen were three marking the tUi, the 4iJ1h and the 60th milestones of life, .his last being particularly applicable to himself because he was 60 years of age, is as follows; "Sixty years, the age of strength of mind and heart and soul. The mind is now a storehouse of experience, where advice may well be sought by tnose who have their lessons still to learn. The heart, by Ioe kept voung, by grief, that come to all, made sympathetic, prompts gentleness toward all the world. The soul, enriched and purified by constant effort toward the right, makes life more stable by keep ing off the killing fear of deutli. Sixty years of friendly, useful living brings promises of happier years to come, cf greater victories to be won." The last sentiment from his pen was: "A word of praise a genius may raise from the pit of killing despair. While a word of blame may pot to shame a genius the world can't spare," MELBER TRIAL MR ASA SPADES' DAY OF REST WAS PUNCTUATED -.IJ-Jh-i s - i BY A FEW DREAMS AND ONE VERY HARD REALITY AT EARLY DATE i Case to Go to Grand By WALLACE GOLDSMITH. 'TENNV t SO tK -YD PHYilCAi. I CU1TUAH EXAH5I IK IN YO OWN ) ROOM. PAPPT VVAMT5 To REAP BOUT WHEAH DE I RAID50X-?vv(Ne)j! DOTHSAH r ' Li I TRA1H' Itaarfp-. aSP-- t3 ".MumUS CI I MATE OB AHF-ftN(A, FRUITJ AN VEAH ROUND, ClANT nr-it jc "Nti-fir TO BE rr errc HED OH XAWDY' 7 - 2 - (fi ii!rj UQ-1' 3 J S "V I 1 I 1 J K1 "vWAMMEZON PALMi" PEri 2 Xj"- SyL. '-jmr7? flt0$AH NOT fNTrUlON VEAH5, 5MELT H5HAHS J BACK HOME AJN " x -a (AH AlSuAH a PAPPY, CAT i AH OiDni mCN TO DRAPIT PEEty a -r i i 7rt Wl . x- KILLED BY AN AUTOMOBILE Marolla Plunged Into Boston Car. Young Man Was Learning to Ride Bioycle in Fitchburg. No Blame Attached to Dr MacAusland. FITCHBURG, Jan 16 Giuseppe Marolla, a laborer, 19 years old, was struck by an automobile while rifling a bicycle on Water st about 3 o'clock this afternoon and was killed almost instantly. The automobile was owned and driven by Dr Williajn It. MacAusland of 411 Marlboro st, Boston, who was on his way to this city accompanied by Dr G. W. Morse, also of Boston. Witnesses of the accident attach no blame to Dr MacAusland. From what the police have ascertained, Marull.t waa learning to ride the bicycle and at the time was going in the direction of Leominster. When nearly opposite a soap shop on Water st the bicycle veered across the street directly in the path of the approaching automobile, which was proceeding at a fair speed up the street on the right hand side. A collision was unavoidable, say those who saw the accident, and Marolla plunged against the automobile and was killed ilmost instantly. Dr, MacAusland and Dr Morse were escorted to the police station by ofHcor Donovan and held pending the advice of DlBt Atty James A. Stiles, who was communicated with. After the latter had heard the particulars from the police he directed that the doctors be released on their own recognizance. The body of Marolla was removed to the undertaking rooms of J. R. Smith, where aai autopsy will be performed by Dr F. H. Thompson, medical examiner, tomorrow morning. Marflla was unmarried. His father and mother are in Italy. homeItown for lodge. Nearly Every Resident of Nahant Signs Petition Asking for the Senator's Reelection. NAHANT, Jan 15 A petition signed by practically every man, woman and ohild in the town, asking for the reelection of their fellow townsman. Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, will be presented to the legislature tomorrow The petition asks the members of the general court to reelect the senator aHsertin? that his services in the U S senate have brought credit to this state. RELIEVED BY DAY'S REST. Mrs Schenk, on Trial at Wheeling, W Va, Confident of Vindication the Coming Week. WHEELING, W Va, Jan 16-The day's rest waa welcomed by all concerned in the Schenk trial, especially to the defendant, Mrs Laura Farnsworth Schenk, who listened in court all last week to testimony brought out by Dist Atty -ianiilan in his prosecution of the charge that she administered poison to her husband, John O. Schenk. Although the accused stood the ordeal without being noticeably affected except on one or two occasions, she expressed lellef after today's rest. She still maintains confidence that her position will appear in a different light as the case proceeds. Mrs Schenk spent the day in her tower parlor cell in the Ohio county jail. Several hours were occupied in conference with her attorneys, planning for combating the expected moves of the state during the coming week, while scores of letters also received her attention. These missives come from every section of the country and are on every conceivable subject. All sorts of suggestions are made as to lines of defence to be followed, most of the writers being persons who have become Interested In the woman's welfare. The prosecuting attorney said today that he was satisfied with the progress the state had made. "We have established," he declared, "that the mineral water wnich Mr Sch.nk drank during his Illness, and medicine which was administered to him, contained a large quantity of lead and arsenic. We have shown that Mrs Schenk expressed to a detective nurse and others a wish that she might get rid of her huBband, and we expect to show during the coming week that she actually bought these arsenic and lead acetate." J. J. P. O'Brien, chief counsel for the defence, said: "We aucceeded in breaking down the testimony of Dr Frank L. Hupp, a principal witness for the state, and In establishing the fact that he was at no time sure of his diagnosis. We also secured the admission that Schenk was never as ill as had been claimed. We expect to prove that the wife and not the husband is the victim of conspiracy." An effort will be made during the week to discredit the testimony of Miss Zoeckler, a detective nurse, to the effect that Mrs Schenk offered her J1000 to give Schenk a poisonous pill while he lay ill at the hospital. OWES LIFE TO HIS DOG. Bloomfield, N J, Boy, Who Had Broken Through Ice, Pulled Out of Water by Collie. NEW YORK, Jan 16 After breaking through the ice on a pond at Bloom-field, N J, this afternoon, Frank Johnson, 12 years old, would have been drowned but for the prompt action of his collie dog Rex. Rex dashed to waere his master was struggling and slowly pulled him out of the water onto solid tee. The boy then crawled ashore. BOY HURT STEALING RIDE. UNITED STATES TAKESACTION Due to the Activity in Guatemala. Pres Cabrera Asked to Observe Treaty as to Bonilla Move. Revolutionists Capture a Town in Honduras. Herbert Fannon Receives Compound Fracture of Both Bones of Left Leg at South Boston. Stealing a ride on an electric car was he cause of the accident to 12-year-old Herbert Fannon of 413 East 6th st. South Boston, yesterday after noon. He was thrown under the car I and received a compound fracture of both bones of the left leg below the knee. It was about 4 o'clock that young Fannon and several companions were on East Broadway in the vicinity of I st, Fannon jumped on the forward step of the car. The motorman, George MeDonough, shook his hand at Fannon and told him to get off, at the same time attempting to slow P the car, which was at the foot of a steep down grade. Fannon hurriedly alighted and was seen by a dozen witnesses to fall under the car. The motorman stopped the car and the boy was taken to the office of Dr William H. De-vine at 5&5 East Broadway. The latter sen; the injured lad to the City hospital. PRES BURTON PREACHES. Emphasizes Universal Need of Personal Touch in Affairs of Moment In 8ermon at Central Church. Rev Dr Mtirion L. Burton, president of Smith college, was the preacher at Central Congregational church yesterday morning. Dr Burton in his sermon emphasized the universal need of the personal touch in affairs of moment and the effectiveness of personality in dealing with all persons. "It is impossible." he continued, "for us to understand how deep and how widespread is the hunger of human hearts today for the touch of another personality, of intimate relationships with another life. We are not so different as we think we are, there is one thing that is common to us all. we must have fellowship with others. "The widespread need in America today corner from the complexity of our life, because of the seemingly unavoidable demand of the business world, because of the multiplicity of our social obligations, because of the wheels within wheels. Little do we conceive of how human hearts today are hungering and thirsting for more adequate opportunities for self-expression. "Let us constder In the second place the effectiveness of the touch of personality. We must ask ourselves why is it that the world needs this touch of personality and why it is so effective? It cannot be stated with too much emphasis or with exaggeration that we must come to some adequate realisation of what personality is to life if wo would find the most effective methods of living. "And the truth that we must recognize in this whole realm Is this, that perse nality is social. There is absolutely no such thing as a person who is isolated and the meaning of our own perHonalitles, their largeness or their smalluess will be determined by the extent and the amount of our relationships to others." . LOCAM-OTES. John Daniels, ex-secretary of the Congo Reform association, will speak on "The Americanizing of 10(5,000 Poles" before the Boston Literary and Historical association at the St Paul Baptist church, Camden st, at 8:30 this evening. Moorfleld Storey and J. W. Coolldge will speak in eulogy of Charles Sumner. A revival Is in progress at the First Baptist church of Cambridge, under the direction of Rev Dr J. A. Campbell, pastor of the church. The revival began on Sunday, Jan 8. and meetings will oontlnue every evening for ttie next two weeks. Before the members and friends of the Eclectic club yesterday afternoon at Huntington chambers, Mrs Alice O. Herring-Christopher epoke on the town of Fairhope, Ala, which Is unique in as much as It was founded and Is being carried on under tingle tax principlea. WASHINGTON, Jan 15-The American legation at Guatemala City has been instructed by the state department to make vigorous representations to Pres Estrada Cabrera fr the enforcement of the Washington conventions in connection with the revolutionary movement in Honduras headed Joy Manuel Bonilla. A statement Jssued by the state department today declares that the American legation at Guatemala City was so instructed because of "repeated complaints" that the Bonilla movement was "recving active aid and support in Guatemala and in view of information of the arming of the Hornet." The protected cruiser Tacoma has been ordered to join the gunboat Marietta In patroling the Atlantic coast of Guatemala and Honduras, and the Hornet will be "kept under surveillance." Senor Sanchez Latour, charge d'affaires of the Guatemalan legation here, tonight issued the following statement: "Referring to the complaints against the government of Guatemala the legation lif the latter in Washington states that it Is In receipt of advices denying the charges communicated to the department 'of state that it has countenanced any violation whatsoever or the Washington conventions. "AB a matter of fact, a large force of the regular army has been carefully PfUroling the Honduran frontier for a considerable period for the express purpose ef preventing such violation. The legation furthermore emphatically denies that the gunboat Hornet has either been armed within Guatamalan jurisdiction or has received any armament from that source." TO INTERCEPT 30NILLA. Government Rushing Troops From Ceiba Latter City Wouid Wei-come Rebel. NEW ORLEANS. Jan 16 The steamship Karen of the Vaccaro line arrived here tonight from Celba, Honduras. Capt Peterson said that when he sailed from Ceiba Wednesday the government was rushing troops east to intercept the revolutionary forces of Manuel Bonilla. who was reported marching toward Ceiba from Truxillo. "There Is very little excitement In Ceiba," said Capt Peterson. "A large majority of the people there would welcome Manuel Bonilla with open arms. Most of the government troops were drafted for. service and it is doubtful if they will do much fighting' TAKE TOWN AFTER FIGHT. Revolutionists Victorious at Trujlllo Preparations for Battle by Government Forces. CEIBA, Honduras, Jan 11 (via New Orleans, Jan 15) Trujlllo was captured by the revolutionists Tuesday after a hard skirmish with the small squad of government soldiers. The government lost sever killed. Including the mayor de Plaza, and U wounded. Three hundred government soldiers left Ceiba this afternoon for Neuva Armeenia, 28 miles east, where they expect to meet the revolutionary army, I which Is said to have left Trujlllo J Tuesday evening on a march toward j CeiVa. The revolutionists have cut the telegraph lines to Trujlllo and further details of the battle there are not avall-at e. The new was brought here by I messenger. A report reached here yesterday that the revolutionists had taken Tela ana I were marching toward Ceiba, but the action of the commandant in sending practically his entire force to Nueva Armenia would Indicate that he does ! not expect an attack fiom the West Nothing has been teeard at to the movements of the revolutionary gun- ooai 4iornl. For several dayB th government ha been consrriptlng soldiers, but manv of those now in the a my are known to be friends of Gen Manuel Bonilla, leader of the revolutionists. "THE THREEFOLD BLESSING" Rabbi Leipziger Finds in It the Jewish Philosophy of Life Preaches at Temple Israel. At services yesterday morning at temple Israel Rabbi Emil W. Leipziger of Terre Haute, Ind, occupied the pulpit and spoke on "The Threefold Blessing." Rabbi Leipziser found In the threefold blessing the Jewish philosophy ef life. He said in part: "It makes us look beyond the sin and suffering and affirm the value of existence. It Implies the gift of vision to penetrate the mists and the mysteries and assert tirat life is worth living. "This age-long problem we touch many men of many times have pondered its lonely depths, and when no answer came to satisfy the longing that men have far harmony between the stern experiences of life and the hope within the heart of man, then they sometimes fell into the sloughs of despond and pessimism. "The Jew must answer the question of life's worth whileness, not Uke the poet who saw no imperfection in the universe, nor like the pessimist whote only comfort was the thought that we can end life when we wfH, but by turning in trust to God and asking the boon that he bless and keep us on the path of duty, that he give us but a gleam of his council and might, that he turn to us hiff benign countenance in love and peace. And even as we pray we w'll in our lives see the realization of that blessing and encompass the Jewish philosophy of life. "By such a world view the Jew must enrich his faith. The time has past whn there should he destruction. The dav has arrived when we shall rebuild the spiritual structure of Israel's faith. In thi3 alone we may be destructive, not In social life In Its larger aspect, not in political affiliations, but in faith; we must be unique, carrying through to the future the torch of faith by which our fathers lived and for which they died." Jury This Week. Close Watch Kept on Her Cell to Prevent Suicide, Expert Finds Woman Sane After Examination, ALB ANT, Jan 15 Fearing that she will carry out her threat to commit suicide, Mrs Edith de Bouge Melber, the self-confessed murderess of her son, Georgle, who was found dead in a bog west of this city last Wednesday, is being closely guarded in the county jail by three matrons. Her cell is in an isolated part of the corridor. When asked If she wished to attend Hervices In the Jail this morning she replied that she wanted to be left alone. I At her request, however, a priest attended ner late last night in her celL The only person to see Mrs Melber to-day was an alienist, who visited her at the request of the district attorney. Neither the district attorney nor the Insanity expert wouid make any declaration concerning Mrs Melber's mental condition, but it is understood that the examination proved that she is sane. When Mrs Melber arose from her cot this morning after a restless night, she complained of a splitting headache. She said that her head felt as If it were encased in an iron band. She paced the floor of her little cell, moaning in apparently .dazed condition. One of the matrons administered a sedative and she passed the remainder of the day In sleep. She ate three meals but without relish. It Is the purpose of the prosecution to have her placed on trial as soon aa possible. Her case will be presented to the grand jury this week, when the coroner will have completed his inquest. Tne district attorney relies on the confession of Mrs Melber and the testimony of the drug clerk who sold her the carbolic acid with which she killed her child, to bring about a conviction. The drug clerk has identified Mrs Mei-ber as the woman who bought the acid in his store on Friday last. CURLEYLEAVES HOSPITAL Does So Against Wishes of Physicians Leaves Today for Washington to Attend Conference. Conkressman-Elect James M. Curley yesterday left the City hospital where he had been confined as a result of an operation performed for an abscess on bis leg. Mr Curley left the hospital much against the wishes of the attending physicians. The wound has not yet entirely healed. Tonight he will leave for Baltimore and on Wednesday will attend the conference and banquet of the democratic leaders of the house of representatives. Thursday he will attend the caucus to be held in Washington. He will then return immediately to Boston and again enter the City hospital. Mr Curley will be accompanied by Mrs Curley. SERGT FORREST IS DEAD. Civil War Veteran and Former Weigher at the Customhouse Expires at Watertown Home. WATERTOWN, Jan 15-Sergt Michael A. Forrest, a civil war veteran, who had lived here nearly 40 years, died today in his home, 66 Nichols st. East Watertown, In his 8th year. The funeral will be held Wednesday and a solemn high mass will be celebrated In the church of the Sacred Heart, Mt Auburn st, at 9:30. Mr Forrest was born in Ireland in 1842, and came to Boston while a boy. He served in the regular army during the civil war and was several times commended for conspicuous bravery in battle. He was in the regular army after the war for several years, serving in the arsenal in Watertown, where . he rose from the ranks to a sergeantcy. He resigned to work in the weighers' division at the customhouse, from which he reared in April, 1908. Surveyor McCarthy expressed his regret when Sergt Forrest gave up his place and com-menoed him for faithful and efflcdent service. 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