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THE EVENING MAIL
Complete Night Mail
80th Year. No.276.
New York, Monday, November 20, 1916
WEATHER-Fair to-night and Tuesday. colder Tuesday. See page 2.
ONE CENT. 

RUTH LAW, GIRL AIR CHAMPION TELLS OF RACE FROM CHICAGO

WHY HUGHES LOST OHIO IS SHOWN BY OLD GUARD GREED
Antagonism of Leaders to Moose and "Save-Yourself Spirit" of Candidates Resented by People 
HEAD OF REPUBLICAN PARTY SACRIFICED
By GEORGE T.ODELL.
Cleveland, Ohio, Nov. 20-Ohio is as much to blame for the defeat of Charles E. Hughes as California is.
The Progressives of California have been anathematized by the Republican leaders in the East because they voted for Gov. Johnson in such large numbers and failed to vote for Hughes, but the Golden state was lost by only about 4,000 votes and Ohio, which should have been a Republican state this year, was lost to Hughes by over 80,000.
If the 24 electoral votes of Ohio had been given to the Republican presidential candidate his election would have been assured without California.
It is my purpose to give the names of the men who were responsible for the loss of the Ohio electoral votes to the Republicans and to tell why. The men chiefly responsible are: 
Myron T. Herrick, Republican nominee for the United States Senate.
Frank B. Willis, Republican candidate for governor.
Rudolph Hynicka, Republican national committeeman from Ohio.
Harry Dougherty, a Republican boss who ran against Herrick for the senatorial nomination.
Theodore Burton, former United States senator, who was a candidate for Republican presidential nomination.
Charles S. Hatfield, chairman of the Republican state committee.
The Republican candidates for Congress with two exceptions.
Probably the worst and most selfish game of politics ever played was the one played by the Republican leaders in this state this year. Every candidate was out for himself and Gov. Hughes got but scant courtesy at their hands. Some of them, and this is particularly true of the congressional nominees and Gov. Willis, were openly opposing Mr. Hughes's stand on the Adamson law.
Machine Antagonistic.
The whole Republican machine was antagonistic to the Progressive leaders in the state, and in the last few days of the campaign, when it was evident to any one who had any political judgment that Ohio was going Democratic, they could not be induced to make a single practical move to get the Progressive vote.
Ten days before the campaign closed they made frantic efforts to get Col. Roosevelt to come here and help them out. which he did, as soon as he could
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Motor Boat Burglars Blow Open Merchant's Safe
When Henry L. Hunter, a produce merchant in the New Haven's Port Morris terminal at 132d street and Lincoln avenue, arrived this morning to open his stall he found his safe blown open, paners scattered about, burglars' tools on the floor and $35 missing.
The police believe the burglars escaped by motorboat. The robbery is the latest of a long series of burglaries in this neighborhood.
Where to Buy Tickets
For the Second "Home Symphony Concert" Under Auspices of the "Music in the Home Page" The Evening Mail Philharmonic Orchestra Joseph Stransky, Director. Albert Spalding, Violinist.
Wednesday, Nov. 29, 8.15 P.M. At Carnegie Hall
Tickets: 10c to 50c Boxes 75c and $1
On sale the following places: Wanamaker's Theatre ticket office, main floor, 4th avenue side, old building. Steinway & Sons 109 East 14th street. Kranich & Bach Uptown-16 West 125th street. Pease Piano Co. 128 West 42nd street. People's Symphony Concerts Secretary's office, room 1206, 32 Union Square. Abraham & Straus Fulton street, Brooklyn. Sonora Phonograph Corp. Fifth avenue at 53rd street. 50 Broadway. Gimbels 32d street, Broadway-33d street. Sohmer & Co. Fifth avenue and Thirty-second street. Gotham Shops 40 Nassau street. Terminal Theatre Ticket Co. Hudson Tube concourse, 30 Church street. Tickets can be purchased also on second floor of The Evening Mail building, 25 City Hall Place (ask for Mr. Haddad), or mail orders addressed to The Evening Mail will be promptly filled. 
4 Killed, 4 Hurt as Tug Boiler Explodes; Captain Dies First Day on His New Job
Several Other Tugs and Barges Damaged by Blast at Bergen's Dock, Greenpoint-Skipper of Ill-fated Craft Had Just Been Raised to Captain.
Four men were killed and four others were seriously injured by the explosion early to-day of the boiler of the tugboat Rambler, lying near Bergen's dock, at the foot of Commercial street, Greenpoint. The tug sunk in twenty feet of water, while the wrecked boiler, flying sixty feet away, together with pieces of the boat's engine, caused thousands of dollars' worth of damage to tugs lying nearby.
The dead are: Casey, Eugene, captain, twenty-eight, of 1040 Putnam avenue, Brooklyn. Pitts, Andrew, engineer, thirty. Zane, Frederick, foreman. Esterbrook, Frederick, deckhand.
The injured are: Gregory, George, captain of the lighter George Thompson, forty, of 555 Greenwich street; internal injuries; Greenpoint Hospital. Wilbur, Capt. William, fifty, of the tugboat William Brown; internal injuries; Greenpoint Hospital. Osmund, Capt. Frederick, of gravel boat 56, fifty-five, of 101 Third place, Brooklyn; severe lacerations; removed to his home.
Captain's First Day on Job.
The tugboat was owned by the Russell Brothers Towing Company, of Flushing avenue and Front street, Long Island City. Early to-day Capt. Casey, who had just been promoted to the captaincy and was out on his first day, made the run to Bergen's dock, where it is said he was to have picked up a tow.
Lying nearby were a number of other tugs and barges, making the dock a busy place from the accumulation of shipping from the end of last week.
The Rambler was near the dock when shortly after 7 o'clock there was a terrific roar from the little b oat. The middeck flew into splinters as the heavy boiler crashed through the deck beams into the air.
Sixty feet away a lighter was tied, having on the open deck a new automobile in its shipping case, to be towed to the owner.
Wrecked New Automobile.
Describing an arc marked by hissing steam, the boiler fell on the lighter, landing fairly upon the new automobile, wrecking the machine and causing much damage to the lighter.
In the wake of the flying boiler, large and small pieces of the engine rose, falling on the tugs and other craft.
Capt. Gregory was injured while on his lighter, Capt. Wilbur was hit by a piece of flying steel. Capts. Osnund and Geisler were also injured in the same manner.
The tug sunk immediately, only the top of her funnel being visible. The other tugs quickly steamed from the scene while the lighters and barges were pulled out. Ambulances from the Greenpoint, St. Catherine's and Eastern District hospitals were called and the injured taken away.
Within a few minutes after grappling the bodies of Capt. Casey and Engineer Pitts were recovered, but the bodies of the fireman and deckhand were not found. It is believed they are in the wrecked tug, which will b e raised. 
The cause of the boiler explosion is not known.
Recover Two Bodies
The body of Capt. Casey, who was standing in the pilot house at the time of the explosion, was found crushed under the pilot house roof on the Charles Gildersleeve Company's barge Andrew, moored fifty feet from the Rambler.
The body of Engineer Pitts was brought up by grappling irons, but those of deckhand and fireman could not be found. The police believe they are caught in the wreckage.
Divers and a derrick have been sent for, and the hull will be raised to prevent its obstructing traffic.
The cause of the explosion is not known.
17,477 New Y.M.C.A. Members.
At the headquarters of the railroad department of the Young Men's Christian Association it was announced today that 17,477 new members had been enrolled up to Saturday night in the first six days of a ten-day campaign to get 30,000 new members.
BOWIE RESULTS.
First Race-Ed Garrison (Koppelman), $23, $12.30 and $8.10, won; Merchant (McAtee), $5.30 and $3.70, second; Otsego (Robinson), $6.40, third. Time, 1.07 2-5. Hail Columbia, Grand Jury. Moonlighter, Palisade, Lady Clinton, Al Hudson, Bemdlet, Meelogene, Cleopatra also ran.
Second Race-Alvord (Ambrose), $3.60, $2.80 and $2.20, won; Lucius (Petroff), $3.20 and $2.50, second; Kentucky Boy (Fairbrother), $2.50, third. Time. 1.14. Kilts, Seagull, Joanna II. also ran.
Third Race-Plaudito, $6, $4.80 and $3.60, first; Colors, $4.50 and $4.70, second; Tale Bearer, $4.80, third Time, 1.14 3-5. King Stalwart, Cuddle Up, Tarves, Meelicka, Dash, Garnet, Spectre, Shrapnel, Golden List, Ancon and Short Ballot also ran.
Fourth Race-Venetia, $11.20, $5 and $3.40, won: Indian Chant. $5.80 and $4.50. second; Polroma, $5.10, third, Time, 1.42 2-5. Sir William Johnson, Oratorium, Lady Little. Estruscan, The Decision, Favour also ran.
Fifth Race-Sandbar (Butwell), $5.30, $3.60, $3.10, first; Hiker (R. McDermott), $21.60, $10.60, second; Penniless (McAtee), $6, third. Time, 1.50. Scorpii, Sam Slick, Prime Mover. Peaceful Star, Billy Oliver and Fonctionnaire also ran.
Sixth Race-Lynn, $14.40, $5.30 and $3.10, won: Buzz Around, $3.70 and $2.70, second: Blackford, $2.60, third. Time, 1.51. Abdon, Good Counsel, Rosewater, Billie Hibbs also ran.


France Orders Envoys of Foes Out of Greece

London, Nov. 20.-An Athens dis-patch to the Exchange Telegraph Company says the German, Austro-Hungarian, Bulgarian and Turkish ministers to Greece have been in-formed by Vice-Admiral Du Fournet, commander of the allied fleet, that they must depart from Greece by Wednesday. 
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BROTHERHOOD CHIEFS CALL AT WHITE HOUSE IN STRIKE BAN FIGHT
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Washington, Nov. 20.-While it was insisted they came only to "pay their respects," the heads of the four great railway brotherhoods made an engage-ment at the White House to-day to con-fer with President Wilson late in the afternoon. 
It was expected that the eight-hour day fight and probably the plans for co-operation of the brotherhoods with the American Federation of Labor would be discussed, if only briefly. 
The leaders will see the President at 5.45 p. m., and at 6 o'clock the Presi-dent will confer with Representative Adamson, author of the present eight-hour law and vice-chairman of the joint congressional committee which began an investigation of the railroad situation to-day. 
In the President's address to Congress next month he will make recommenda-tions for the remainder of the legisla-tive programme which was unfinished when Congress adjourned. 
The brotherhood leaders oppose that part of the President's recommendations which proposes investigation of railroad controversies before a strike or lockout is permitted. The American Federation of Labor has also gone on record against the recommendation. 
Representative Casey, of Pennsylvania, who acted as go-between in the nego-tiations of the brotherhood leaders and administration officials at the time the Adamson bill was up for passage in the House, arrived in town to-day and ex-pected to have a conference with the labor men during the afternoon. Mr. Casey said he had been conferring with Democratic leaders on the railroad labor situation. 
Brotherhood officials held a short meeting soon after noon and discussed the situation and the plans for their visit to President Wilson. 
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Ban Johnson Does Not Oppose a Third League
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Chicago, Nov. 20.-Ban Johnson, president of the American League, "would not oppose" the formation of a third major league, he said to-day, when talk concerning such an organization was brought to his attention. "In fact, said Mr. Johnson, "I rather like the idea." 
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Mrs. Boissevain Improved, but Not Yet Out of Danger
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Los Angeles, Nov. 20.-Mrs. Inez Mil-holland boissevain, New York suffra-gist, was reported much improved to-day, but she is not yet out of danger. 
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Autoist Kills Boy and Flees. 
As six-year-old Morris Isenberg, of 84 Beaver street, Brooklyn, was crossing the street near his home, he was struck and killed by an automobile whose driver put on speed and escaped. The police have the number of the machine. 
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Germany Returns Mail Seized. 
Amsterdam, Nov. 20 (via London).-The Handelsblad states that Germany has returned the mail bags of the Dutch steamer Koenigin Regentes, most of which were destined for New York.
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President Asked to Speak Here. 
Washington, Nov. 20. -Morgan J. O'Brien, president of the New York State Bar Association, invited Presi-dent Wilson to speak before a meeting of that body in New York city January 12. The President took the invitation under advisement. 
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BULGARS BLEW UP MONASTIR BEFORE SERBIANS ENTERED
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Fire in Town Delays Entente-Rush German Reinforcements to Macedonian Front.
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ROUMANS FALL BACK AGAIN ON OWN PLAIN 
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London, Nov. 20.- The retreat of the Germano-Bulgarian force from Monastir in the direction of Prilep is a debacle, says a Rome Wireless Press dispatch to-day. 
The entente troops are pursuing the fleeing [[?]] [[foe]] and have occupied villages north of Monastir, taking prisoners as they advanced, the dispatch adds. 
The Serbians, according to these ad-vices, are delaying entering Monastir because of the fire and explosions which have virtually destroyed the city, from which the population has fled.
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German Reinforcements Rushed to Macedonian Front
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Berlin, Nov. 20 (By Wireless to Say-ville).-New German formations have reached the Macedonian front, it is of-ficially announced. The new positions north of Monastir were taken up without pressure from the allies. Serbian advances in the Moglenica region were re-pulsed. 
The Austro-German campaign against the Roumanians and their Russian allies has gained further successes. Near Cam-puling the Roumanians, whose forces are demoralized, made attacks yesterday, but were repulsed. 
The text of the German statement says: 
Macedonian front. The new positions north of Monastir were occupied with-out pressure from the enemy. New Ger-man forces have arrived at the fighting zone. 
On the Moglenica front Serbian ad-vances near Bahove and Tusin were re-pulsed by the Bulgarians. 
Roumanian Front-Front of Archduke Charles Francis-Our operations against the Russo-Roumanian front are progres-sing according to our plans. 
Northwest of Campulung the Rouma-
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Greek King Frees Captive Officers to Join Rebels
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Athens, Nov. 17 (via London, Nov. 20).-A royal decree issued to-day ac-cepts the resignations of the officers of the Greek army who desire to join the provisional government at Salonika, and orders their liberation from Syngros prison, where they have been confined on charges of desertion from the Greek army. 
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Relief Work Unaffected by Belgian Deportation
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London, Nov. 20.-Herbert C. Hoover, chairman of the American Commission for Relief in Belgium, said to-day: 
"Intrinsically, the removal of even 250,000 workmen from Belgium and northern France would not materially affect the number of mouths which have to be fed, as this number would dimin-ish the total by only about 3 per cent. The needs of the 9,000,000 or so who re-main would not be less than before. 
"There is no deportation of any of the 100,000 persons directly or indirectly employed in relief work. They are pro-tected by certificates." 
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Birth Control Advocate "Mute" When Arraigned
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Mrs. Max Eastman, wife of the mag-azine writer, was taken before Judge Delehanty in Gerneral Sessions to-day following her indictment by the grand jury on a charge of distributing birth control literature. 
Mrs. Eastman, upon advice of her counsel, refused to plead either guilty or not guilty. Her counsel entered a plea of "mute" for his client. Mrs. Eastman was released in $500 bail. 
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New Congressman Off to Capital by Airplane
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Philadelphia, Nov. 20.-Sergt. Will-iam C. Ocker, United States army avi-ator, left here shortly before 2 o'clock this afternoon for Washington with Congressman-elect O. D. Bleakley, [[?]] [[of]] Franklin, Pa., as his passenger. 
Bleakley is the first member of Con-gress to travel to the capital by air. 
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Helen Keller to Go South with Her Mother Soon 
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Wrentham, Mass., Nov. 20.-Miss Helen Keller, whose recently reported engagement to her secretary was vig-orously denied, is still at the Wrentham home of her companion, Mrs. Annie Macy. She will leave by rail for Mont-gomery, Ala., next Wednesday. Mrs. Macy expects to leave to-night for the Adirondacks. 
Miss Keller will be accompanied South by her mother. 
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GIRL AVIATOR LANDING AT ARMY POST FROM RECORD BREAKING CHICAGO-N. Y. FLIGHT

[[IMAGE]] [[/IMAGE]] 

[[CAPTION]] Photo by Bain. 

Miss Ruth Law in her baby biplane.

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Touraine Warned by Torpedoed Ship Escapes Trap Fatal to Columbian
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Passengers on the French liner Touraine, in to-day from Bordeaux, told of their narrow escape from being sunk by a torpedo while twenty miels off the French coast. 
They sighted a small tramp steamer which was flying a signal indicating she had lost a rudder and was in need of assistance. Capt. Caussin, of the Tou-raine, at once stopped his vessel and sent a boat to the assistance of the steamer. 
In a few moments, however, he received a wireless from the steamship Columbian, saying: 
"Have been torpedoed. Beware of tramp steamer asking for assistance." 
Touraine Hurries on Way. 
Recognizing that he was being led into a trap, Capt. Caussin put on speed, overtook the Touraine's boat, which was hooked up quickly out of the sea, and got out of danger as fast as he could. The tramp steamer got under way very soon after. 
William Thaw, who is a first lieuten-ant in the French army and a member of the Franco-American aviation corps, was one of the 177 passengers on the Touraine. He is here on a three weeks' visit to his mother, who was at the pier to meet him. 
"I have entirely recovered from the injury to my arm and expect to go back to France in three weeks," he said. 
Decorated by France. 
Lieut. Thaw said he was wounded in a fight with three German areoplanes, one of which he brought down. He was shot in the left arm by a machine gun. Bullets from the same gun put his en-gine out of commission. 
He was so high in the air at the time, however, that he was able to vol-plane to the French lines. 
C. C. Johnson, of this city, also a member of the French aviation corps, was another passenger. He has been decorated with the Croix de Guerre with palms. 
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RAILROAD OWNERSHIP NEW PROBLEM FOR U.S. NEWLANDS STATES 
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Senator Tells Congress Commit-tee America Must Face Ques-tion of Taking Over Carriers.
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Washington, Nov. 20.-The joint con-gressional committee, appointed to in-vestigate a wide range pf problems re-lating to railroads and other common carriers held its first meeting to-day. 
In opening the first session of the joint congressional committee to-day, Senator Francis G. Newlands, of Nevada, said: 
It will relate to every phase of the transportation question, the rail carriers, the river carriers and the ocean carriers and the perfection of a harmonious sys-tem of transportation embracing rail, river and ocean carriers that will meet the demands of interstate as well as foreign commerce, and it will also be applied to telegraph and telephone lines, express companies and other public util-ities. 
It will embrace not only the subject of
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$175,000 LIBERLS AGAINST U-LINER FOR LIVES LOST
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New London, Conn., Nov. 20.-Papers in four libels, totaling $175,000 were filed against the German submarine Deutschland to-day by administrators for the estates of Capt. John Guerney, Clarnce Davidson, Edward O. Jackson and William Capon, who lost their lives on the tug T. A. Scott when the subma-rine rammed her. 
A Baltimore surety company filed the bond in Superior Court releasing the Deutschland, which is free to leave port at any time. 
The testimony of Capt. Hinsch, of the Eastern Forwarding Company, will be taken by the steamship inspectors Wednesday morning. 
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Switzerland Asylum for 20,000 War Prisoners
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Berne, Switzerland, Nov. 20.-Almost 20,000 French, British and German pris-oners, ill or convalescing, are now in Switzerland, and 8,000 additional French and 5,000 more German prisoners in similar condition are expected to begin arriving Thursday. 
The Swiss government is offering its hospitality to all such prisoners who, under mutual arrangements of the bel-ligerents, can be sent to Switzerland. Many consumptives are among them. 
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Initiative Law Fails. 
St. Paul, Nov. 20.-Minnesota voters on election day failed to approve a pro-posed provision for the initiative and referendum, according to results tabu-lated officially to-day. 
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Carmania, Liner Again, Here After a Fighting Term
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The Carmania, once a Cunard pas-senger liner and now a freighter, after having seen some very active service as a British auxiliary cruiser, arrived here to-day for the first time since the war began. It was the Carmania which defeated the German auxiliary cruiser, Cap. Trafalgar, in a naval fight off Brazil. 
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Supreme Court Advances Case of Werner Horn 
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Washington, Nov. 20.-The Supreme Court to-day granted a motion to ad-vance for argument January 8 the case of Werner Horn, alleged dynamiter and German army officer. 
Horn is accused of trying to blow up the Canadian international bridge in Maine. He asked a writ of habeas corpus, claiming the offense charged against him is military and one for which he cannot be tried in the ordinary courts. 
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Hold Telephone Girl on Stolen Finery Charge
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Arraigned on a charge of burglary in Harlem Court, Grace Herbert, seventeen, a telephone operator, of 526 East 138th street, was held in $1,000 for trial. She was arrested in her home as she was preparing to go to work. 
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DARING GIRL AVIATOR BREAKS ALL RECORDS IN OLD BIPLANE; 8 HRS. 55 1-2 MIN. ON FLIGHT
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Lands in Baby Aero Upon Governor's Island, Chilled by Early Morning Flight in Fog, but Happy-Had Just Gas Enough Left to Finish Flight-Did 152 Miles from Binghamton in 2 Hours 14 1-2 Minutes. 
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In a tiny, old-fashioned military buplane that made her rec-ord breaking flight from Chicago this city all the more re-markable, Miss Ruth Law landed at Governor's Island at half [[?]] minute after 9.37 o-clock this morning-after covering the 152 air line miles from Binghamton in two hours, fourteen and one [[?]] half minutes. She told her story of the wonderful flight to a group of enthusiasts on landing. 
Her actual flying time from Chicago was eight hours and fifty-nine minutes for the air line 870 miles with only two stops In her continuous flight yesterday from Chicago to Hornel [[?]] N.Y., a distance of 590 miles, she broke the AMerican cross country nonstop record, made by Victor Carlstrom on November [[?]] 2, by 138 miles. 
In a statement on Miss Law's achieve-ment the Aero Club of America official-ly designates her as holding the Ameri-can nonstope cross-country record, the world record for women and the second best world's cross-country nonstop rec-ord. 
As Miss Law drew near Governor's Island, flying at an altitude of about 1,000 feet. Gen. Leonard Wood and members of the Aero Club were await-ing her on the east side of the island. But on the west side two companies of infantry, headed by the post band, were marching out to drill. 
The Band Played On. 
The young woman heard the music and thought it was in her honor, so she swooped down and landed close beside the band. 
In coming to earth she did an unusual thing. Instead of flying against the wind, which was blowing from the south, she headed north and landed with the wind. She kept her motors go-ing for a time after she landed and while she was skidding over the parade ground. 
Gen. Wood, Major Hartmann and Henry Woodhouse and Augustus Post, of the Aero Club of America, jumped into an automobile and sped to her. She was still sitting in her machine, numbed by the cold, when they hurried up and helped her to alight. 
Not Gun, Once Powder. 
The plucky little woman was imm-ediately hustled into an automobile and driven to Major Hartmann's home to "thaw out" and have breakfast. 
But as soon as she had "thawed" a 
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Ruth Law Will Race in Cross-Continent Flight
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Miss Ruth Law, who to-day finished a flight from Chicago to New York, will take part next-year in a transcontinental flight to be held under direction of the Aero Club of America, it was an-nounced to-day. 
Miss Law, when asked regarding the proposed journey, said: 
"It is feasible in every way and there is no reason why it should not be ac-complished." 
Miss Law prophesied that, within a few years, hundreds of persons will be making air trips between Chicago and New York, both for business and plead-ure, if suitable landing places are prepared.
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Hollywood Inn, Yonkers, Partly Wrecked by Fire
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The two upper floors of the Hollywood Inn, Yonkers, were wrecked by fire this morning and the water badly damaged the three lower floors. 
Hollywood Inn is a sort of clubhouse, run on the Y. M. C. A. plan, but without any religious feature. It was founded and built by the late William F. Coch-ran, principal owner of the Alexander Smith & Sons' carpet works. The fire started about 11 o'clock in the room used by a Masonic lodge. 
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Reargument of Harvester Trust Case Feb. 26
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Washington, Nov. 20.-The Supreme Court to-day assigned the government's suit to dissolve the so-called Harvester trust for reargument February 26. 
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Postmaster's Daughter Engaged.
Postmaster and Mrs. Edward M. Mor-gan, of 613 West 146th street, announce to-day the engagement of their young-est daughter, Edwina Margaret Morgan, to Joseph Fry Nounnan, Jr., of New York. The wedding will take place late in January. 
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Sir Wilfred Laurier 75. 
Ottawa. Ontario, Nov. 20.-Sir Wilfred Laurier is seventy-five years of age to-day and is spending the anniversary quietly in his Ottawa home. He has been leader of the Liberal party for twenty-eight years, fifteen of which have been spent as prime minister. 
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Little Miss Law Paid for Own Air "Vacation"
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How wide is the difference in someo folks' idea of a vacation was empha-sized to-day by Ruth Law after she had thawed out from the chill of her record-breaking flight. 
"This I call a vacation trip," she said. "financed by myself and with my own little machine. I would have liked to have made the trip [[?]] of the Curtiss military tractors, [[?]] Mr. Curtiss did not seem to think was capable of handling it. I think I proved my capability and I would like to make another flight if I can get a better machine." 
Miss Law's feat was accented [[?]] day when her little old machine [[?]] placed alongside the big new tractor [[?]] In which Carlstrom flew over the same route a few days ago. Carl-strom's machine is twice as large as the two-year-old Curtiss biplane [[?]] obsolete type in which Miss Law bet-tered his record. His gasoline tank carries 208 gallons if petrol.Miss Law's biplane carries out fifty-[[?]] gallons.
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Federation Unanimously adopt Recommendation in Regard to Massachusetts Decision.
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Baltimore, Nov. 20.-Organized labor [[?]] as represented by the American Feder-ation of Labor to-day declared its inten-tion to disobey any court [[?]] based on the idea that labor is [[?]]
This actionw as taken amid sile [[?]] and without discussions. The vote was unanimous.
Thedecision came on a report by An-drew Furuseth and grew out of adjud [[?]] ment by the Supreme Court of Massa-chusetts, which had held unconstitution-al a state law intended to free labor or-ganizations from the application of [[?]] [[anti-trust]] laws. 
The report was read in part: 
"Your committee would further [[?]] [[recommend]] that it be the sense of this [[?]] [[convention]] * * * that any [[?]] [[injunction]] dealing with the relations of [[?]] [[employers]] and employes based on the dictum [[?]] labor is property be wholly and [[?]] [[absolutely]] treated as usurpation and [[?]]
Another paragraph of the report [[?]] "in cases of this kind judges must [[?]] disobeyed and they should be [[?]] [[im-peached]]. 
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U. S. SHIP ASHORE, SENDS CALL FOR [[?]]
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Berlin (by Wireless), Nov. 20.- [[?]] [[The]] American steamship Siberia, [[?]] [[according]] to wireless reports received here, [[?]] stranded on the East Goodwin [[?]] near Dover, and is asking for help. 
The officers of the Siberia say it [[?]] impossible to launch boats, owing to heavy seas. 
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Shortage of Men Limits Target Practice in [[?]]
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Washington, Nov. 20.-Target practice in the navyq will have to be [[?]] ited for the winter to the first line [[?]] Rear-Admiral Strauss, chief of [[?]] told the House naval committee [[?]] because of the shortage of [[?]] [[?]] already are being taken [[?]] increase personnel under the law. 


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