Democrat and Chronicle from Rochester, New York on May 26, 1908 · Page 1
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Olnstrated Lessons Illustrated Lesson There is many a gold miner whose prosperity bring him smaller returns than the dividends Demo erst and 0 hronicle adver-tisers draw from their investment in publicity. Ths enemy, defeated and routed, fled In great disorder That it how ths merchant who is advertising in th columns would describe bis victory over grlin edrnpetitirin. 6TH YEAR. ONE CENT. ROCHESTER, N. Y.. TUESDAY, MAY 26, 1908. W rpTTU'T? SHOWKRR TO-PAY VV J2iA LxlJuXt KAta wkdnehdat 4,000 ARE MADE HOMELESS BY DALLASTLOOD FOUR LIVES LOST AND MORE THAN $1,000,000 IN PROPERTY RUINED. MANY WIRES ARE DOWN MunicipalWaterworks Plant Is Out of Commission. OH IS ALSO IN DARKNESS Business Houses of All Sorts Ordered Closed by Mayor During Hours of Darkness- Funds Raised for Relief of Homeless-Oklahoma City Suffers Flood Which Drowns Five Dallus, ten., May 25. Four lives lost, more tb.nu a million dollars worth of property destroyed, 4,000 persons homeless and telegraph and telephone wires, west and southwest, put out of commission are the resulu of mi overflow of Trinity rive? last night ami to-day. The" poorer residence quarter of Dallas is under several feet ot water ana tnou-sands have lost their household effects. The water works plant is useless, and the lighting plant is inundated. Mayor Hay has issued a proclamation closing all business house , which includes saloon?, from 7:30 to-night until 5 A. M. to-morrow. Funds were raised to-day for the relief of the homeless. Oklahoma City, May 25. Five persons are known to have lost their lives in the flood of Lake Oklahoma. Several others narrowly escaped drowning, and three are known to have been seriously injured. BENT ON CURRENCY MEASURE Many Republican Members. Anxious to Arrange Some Compromise. Washington, May 25. The postponement of the final adjournment of Congress has had the effect of causing a renewal of the efforts to bring about an understanding between the two houses on the currency uuestion. Many Republican members of the House do not seek to disguise their fear that if Congress should adjourn without passing an emergency curren7 hill the failure to take action would be disaster-ous to the majority. This fear was emphasized by Representative Barlholdt, of Missouri, chairman of the House Committee on Public Building, who declared that he would not submit his conference report on the omnibus buildings bill until financial legislation had been assured. His action holds the buildings bill, in which 316 members of the House and many senators are interested, over the heads of "any recalcitrant group or action." that may be opposed to an agreement on emergency currency. Democratic leaders have served notice on Senator Aldrlch that they were ready to talk for a month to prevent any feature of the Vreelund hill becoming law, SCOTT IN YELOW SM SUIT Senator from West Virginia Springs Sartorial Sensation. fiiw'.nt nisuntrh to th Di'lRoernt unit CnronlOn. Washington, May 25. When Senator Scott burst upon the chamber to tiny he astounded the frigid Fairbanks, startled the timorous Teller and brought a gasp from (JnlLnger. Clad 'a his Philippine suit of yellow slU, wlib white Rhoes, white tie, white belt nujl white flower In the Inpel of his coat, the Senator from West Virginia resembled a snowbird When the senators discovered that Scott bad not braved the conventions by appealing in his pajamas, . they crowded arou id Ulm. It Is freely predicted today Oat a jenalorlal rush will deplete the Wasuinglon tores of pongee silk and crash suit Incidentally the Senate thermometer Is re.fl-teriug Oee tin ya between 87 and i)3 degrees. Paper Committee to Report To-Day Washington, May 25. A report from the special committee of the Hons; appointed to Investigate the wood pulp and paper question will be made to the House to-morrow. The committee was in executive session the greater part of the day, going over the mass of evidence presented and endeavoring to arrive at conclusions. Neither Chairman Mann nor any of his colleagues would predict what the report would be. Diversions, as Against Religion, Threaten to Split Paris Y. W. C A. SPECIAL CABLEGRAM TO D Paris. May 25. The Anglo-American branch of the Paris You.ig Women Christian Association is now in the throe ' e revolt which may bring about the formation of an independent society. The quarrel aroover a difference between Mrs. John J. Hon, the wealthy president of the association, ami "Mrs. Ruth Fuller Field, its former secretary. Mrs. Field, w ho was once private secretary to Miss Helen Uould, was recently of-, fered the secretaryship of the Paris branch" association while Mr. HofT was in America inaugurated numerous reform in the association and gave more importance to Its social side than was ever done before. Her doctrine in the association was to make a pleasant home for English and American working girls in Paris and let the religious interests of the institution U WITNESSES HEARD ON 1ST DAY OF TRIAL WhitmoreAccused of Murder of His Wife in Swamp. ftneclal DiMtch to the Damocrsi and Ohrotinl. New York, May 25. Jersey justice moved swiftly to-day in the trial of Theodore H. Whitmore, an elevated road motor- man, in Jersey City, for the alleged murder of his wife, Helena, whose nude body was found in Lampblack swamp, Harrison, N. J., on December 26th, last. A jury was obtained la forty-three minutes, and at the close of the morning session not only had eight witnessed been heard but Prosecutor Vickeri had outlined new and important allegations. Eight more witnesses were called In the afternoon, Mr. Vickers asserted that the state would prove the defendant wa not only with hi wife on the night before the day of the finding of the body, but that it would show hiin, at 12:50 In the morning of the day upon which the body was found, leaving a train alone that had passed through Newark. A motive would be found he said in the alleged expressed wish of the defend ant to get rid of his wife and marry another woman. Also, that Whitmore, after the murder, had tried to get posses sion of property and money belonging to the wife, and that he was accompanied in these efforts by a friend. This was taken to mean that the prosecutor had obtained much new evidence, both from Mrs. Georgians Dickinson and from Fred Elliott, the hrakeman arrested in Boston Inst January, " A large part of the evidence to be offered to connect Whitmore with the crime is circumstantial, there are two judges officiating at the trial. KING MANUE HAS NO CASH Can Get None Until King Carlos' Irregularities Are Adjusted. Lisbon, May 25. The Royal household of Portugal is being besieged by its creditors, and the newspaper of Lisbon are filled with the 'notices of suits brought by tradespeople against its members. The courts already have awarded a butcher $210 and costs, the amount of an unpaid meat bill against Dowager Queen Maria Pia and the Duke of Oporto. This situation arises from the fact that the members of the royal household have not received a single penny from the state since King Carlos and hi son were assassinated, because the new civil list cannot be approved until after the financial accounting of the reign of the late King Carlos is completed. This is held up by threatened revelations from Senhor Carvalho, who was minister of finance under ett-Premier Franco, regarding money which went to members of the present government. BAWDEN'S CHAIR DECLARED VACANT Life and Teachings Called Destructive of Family. TRUSTEES ACT UNANIMOUSLY Resignation of Former Vassar Professor Not Being Presented, University of Cincinnati Ousts Him, on Allegations of ScandalousOplnione Cincinnati. May 25. The resignation of Professor H. H. Bawden, from the chair of philosophy in the University of Cincinnati not having been presented, as demanded by President Dabney, that chair has been formally declared vacant by the university trustees. In a statement Issued to-day the true-tees explain that their action was taken unanimously, for the following reasons: "First Professor Bawden came here under false pretensions, having been dismissed from Vassar College on substantially the same grounds as mentioned under No. 2.. He acknowledge thi in his letter of May 3d, published In the newspapers. "Second Hi manner of life, as well as his teaching, is dtructive of the family, the foundation of human society. "Third After receiving the President' letter, asking for his resignation. Professor Bawden came fo the President' office, and threatened him with publication of his story and his opinions on the subject, if he did not withdraw the letter. This he afterwards did, to the acandal of the university and the violation of public decency and good morals." BMOCRAT AXD C'HKOMCLE. take care of themselves. Informal tea parties, literary evenings and amateur theatricals followed in quick succession, and then Mrs, HolT returned from America. Mrw, llolf has always taken a deep Interest In the religious life of the working-girls of Paris, and she told her friends she was much shocked at the turn taken by the association's affairs during her absence. Mrs. Field aid she made no pretense of teaching religion, and Mm. HofT replied that religion was the chief end of the Young Women' Christian Association. Mrs. Field resigned Immediately, and is now engaged In organizing a Self-Help Club in which American and English girl stenographers in Paris, and other young business women, can find social diversion o well a moral training. THAW SURE OF CONFINEMENT UNTIL AUTUMN TO BE RECOMMITTED TO MATTEA W AN OR SOME OTHER HOSPITAL. DEPENDS UPON JEROME His Consent to Transfer to Be Asked by Attorneys. NO INJUSTICE, SAYS COURT Bearing in Mind Usual Penalty for Thaw's Act, Says Justice Morsch-auser, He May Well Be Content to Await Usual Method of Release When Cured of "Whatever It Is" Potighkeepsle, May 25. Harry K. Thaw has accepted, apparently with resig nation, the decree of Supreme Court Justice Morsthauser that he is still insane and that the interest of the public will be best served by denying bim liberty. Pending the signing of the papers of rs- couiiuiuncnt, which probably will not be done before a .week from next Saturday, Thaw will occupy Sheriff. Chauler' suite In the county building here. In the meantime an effurt will be made by Thaw attorney to induce District-Attorney Je rome to consent to the commitment of the prisoner to one of the state hospital other than Mattewan. It is said that in event of Mr. Jerome giving his consent to inch a change, no appeal will be taken from Justice Mor- i:hauser' decision. Even if appeal were taken, it could not be argued before fall, so there appears to be no doubt whatever but that Thaw will continue untied strict restraint during the summer at least. After his attorney had shown him a copy or Judge .Yiorscliauaer s opinion. Harry K. Thaw gave the reporters an in terview and talked volubly about his case. It was the first time he has talked to newspaper men since he entered Mattoa-wan on February 1st. Heretofore ho ha feared that some chance remark would be construed in an unfavorable way. To-day he talked irireservedly on everything ei- cpt his wife, and when -her suit for an-(CovrmrKft o page two.) MRS. VANDERBILT GETS HER DECREE Alfred G. Vanderbilt Found Guilty of Misconduct. ON HIS VALET'S TESTIMONY Servant Tells of Employer's Actions on Railroad Train, In Virginia, In October, 1906 -Wile Secures Only Child Alimony Not Named New York, May 25. Mr. Elsie French Vanderbilt was granted an interlocutory decree of divorce from Alfred G. Vanderbilt by Justice O'Gorhnm in the Supreme Court to-day, on the report of David Me-Clure, the referee who was appointed to take testimony and determine the findings in the suit instituted by Mr., Vanderbilt. Justice O'Gorham confirmed the report of the referee that Mr. Vanderbilt had been guilty of misconduct, and directed that Mrs. Vanderbilt be granted a judgment of absolute divorce. The divorce decree provides that Mrs. Vanderbilt may marry during the lifetime of Mr. Vanderbilt, but prevents him from marrying during her lifetime. The custody of Williim IL Vanderbilt, the only child of the marriage, was awarded to Mrs. A anderbilt. No provision was msde for alimony In tb decree, nor was the subject alluded to in the report of Referee Mc-Clure. The referee' report developed that testimony had been aemired finm te Vn. derbilt'g valet who gave evidence concern ing ine misconduct of his employer on a is u roan train, a year ago last October, in Virginia. Princess Elopes With Auto Agent .Vienna, May 25. The Austrian Princess whose elopement a couple of days ago ha caused a great sensation in Vienna is said here to bo I'rincess AmeHo-Louise, sister of Prince Kmile-Kgon von Furstenberg, head of the Koenigshof branch of the Fursfenherg fnmily. It i declared that she ran away with the local agent of in automobile company, named Kwln. The police are actively at work trying to locnte the fngat. ives. The Princess is 24 years old. The family has large holdings in Bohemia and a residence in Vienna. Brazil President Spurs His Congress Rio de Janeiro, May 25.--President Penna him sent lo Congress a message demanding the sanction of the treaty re-ceatly adjusted with Die 1'nifi'd Slates, which define the status of naturalised eiliieua who return to the country of their birth. 7 Hurt In Chicago Trolley Wreck. Chicago, May 25. Seven passengers were Injured to-day when a Lake street electric car jumped the (racks at Fiftieth court and crushed into reel support of the Chicago Oak Park Elevated Railway, beneath which the surface line runs. All the injured will recover. KNIVES AND PEPPER IN HOLD-UP BEFORE CROWD Protector of $43,000 Has His Hand Nearly Slashed Off. flpertal DiKpstrh t the Demini1. rrl Chfmilpls. New York, May 25. A daring atieinpt to wrest package containing HoM in cull from the lunula of three bank messengers was made at 5 o'clock this afternoon by three Italians, ill the heart of (he tuuet crowded sectiou of the East Side. Red pepper, knive and blackjacks were used fieely by the three highwaymen, and one of the messengers was stabbed in half A dozen different places. They clung to the money, however. With his eyes blinded with the pepper, and the three men pummelling his head mill rawing at his left hand, in vvliiirh he carried the money bag until the crowd had frightened off his assailants. Then he and his companions, still clasping the package of money In their amis, dropped uiicfltiKciou on the side walk. The attempt occurred Just east of First avenue on First street. Of all the dozens who wilueNHcd the during holdup, a young, sturdy Polish girl, Eva Javnovilzka, was the first4 person to attempt lo assist the three men. Awakened b.v her daring, the men in the crowd jumped in and the highwaymen Hed. One of them was caught a few minutes later. A policeman's attention was attracted to him by blood on bis hands and shirt and a crowd of boys following him. 2 AGROUND ON JERSEY BARS Ships Run Ashore in Dense Fog; Passengers Are in No Danger. New York, May 28. A dense fog which prevailed on the coast to-day csused the Clyde Una steamship Seminole to rnn aground on the Jersey shor off Point Pleasant, near Long Branch. The vessel was bound for New York from West India ports. The Sem inole carried a heavy cargo (ml only a few pssxengers, who were assured by the snip's officer that there wa no danger. Two life-'' saving cw turn riled the ship to give any needed asslstaucs. It 1 believed the vessel will be floated at the next high tide. There I a crew of fifty aboard. !., Repeated blast of a foghorn gave warning to the life savers of the Huybead in Mautolnoking llfe-savlug stations lo-uight that another steamer was In dltfionlty ou the Jersey samibsrs. The name of the steamship was not known. The crews went to the vessel's assistance, and had not returned at a 1st hoar. STRIKE MAY BE OFF TO-DAY Cleveland Arbitrators Now Have Nothing Left to Arbitrate. Cleveland, May 28. Tbe strike of the street railway conductor, and roouwmen may be de clared off to uiomrw. Thl was predicted to night by both side to tho controversy, fol lowing the decision of the men now at work not to submit Uielr seniority rights to arbitration. The negotiator for peace therefore have nothing mnurrlal to arbitrate. Tho Municipal Conrpsny aunouueed to-day that It would give employment to all strikers up to H o'clock to-morrow evening. Thirteen Hrlter were arrested today. charged with participating In riots and de stroying property. Two were held for dvna- mltlng cars. Boy Matricide Declared Insane. Syracuse, May 25. W, Halatead Grey, the lH-ycar-old youth who choked hi mother to death In thl city tbnee month ago. km tolay declared Insane try a commleslon appointed to lnwtl;(-ne bis me.nfat condition, and he was ordered committed to Maweawan by Supreme Court Jtisrica W. S. Andrew. Foelker, Fancher and Taylor Will All Be There to Vote for Bills Rumors Circulated by Gamblers to Weaken Measures' Chances Collapse When Put to Test. SPECIAL DISPATCH TO THZ New York, May 25. Information that Sena lor Foelker is so far on the road to recovery that he will be able to go to Albany next week anil vote for the anti-race-track gambling bills, to-day gave tb race-track men a jolt and greatly encouraged the friends of the bills. Additional information was received that Senator Fancher, whose absence from the- state on business has been counted a good sign for the gamblers, will return to Albany this week, prepared to vole for the bills. Fancher is the man who was "kidnapped" when the measures were up for action in the regular session. He appeared at P- M., just in time to vole for the bills. Rumor lately circulated by the gamblers that certain senators will go shortly abroad for the summer, leaving the racetrack bill to their fate, have also turned out. to be puro fakes. Senator Taylor had intended leaving for Europe before now, and had engaged passsge, but ha has given up his ticket, postponing the trip indefinitely. Wallace Takes His Seat in Senate Without Opposition Aihauy, May 25. Senator William C. Wallace, of Niagara Falls, Republican, uccessor of the bile S. t Kranchot, Ke-Oubllcan, also of Niagara rails, an representative, of the Forty-seventh (Ningara-Orlcansl district, took his seat in that house to-nighl, without opposition. Ill certificate of election w filed with the clerk, Mud his oath of office having been subscribed to, this afternoon, before the Secretary of State, on motion of Majority Leader Rninee the new Senator's name whs called in the roll-call, and tbe proceeding was complete. Senator Wallace said to-day: "I cannot say what will be by attitude on soy ADVANCE MADE IN INSURANCE WILLBE HED NO RETURN TO FORMER DAYS, SAYS HUGHES, IN VETOING AMENDMENT. COMPANIES NOT LOSING Will Gain by Enforced Moderation in Expenses. POLICY-HOLDERS ASKECONOMY No Reason to Doubt Normal Amount of NewBusinessWill BeGained.He Says -Vetoes Also Bill Prohibiting Name More Than Once on Ballot, and Other Talked-Of Measures Albany, May 25. In an extended memorandum given out to-night, (jovernor Hughes states his reasons for not approving the bill of the Assembly Insurance Committee, which would have amended Section 07 of tbe insurance law so a to mitigate the restriction made by lhe legielalion which followed the life insurance investigation of l!a!5 upon the expenditure of life Insurance companies doing business in this stale in obtaining new business. The (lovernor holds thnt the art would "permit unwarrantable outlay and facilitate a return to the injurious condition of past years." The proposed limitation of first-year commissions to 50 per cent,, for Instance, ,tlie (tovernor says, "is Illusory aad not real." He goes on to say: "It i not simply the rate of commission in which the policy-holders are interested, but the amount which is Actually paid out. under any form of compensation in the effort to obtain new business." Willi special reference to a proposed modification of the exisiing prohibition of bonuses, prir.es and additional, compensation, "based upon the volume of any new or renewed business or the aggregate of politic written or paid for," lhe memorandum says that "the abuses which hd arisen through the promise of bonuses and rewards of various sorts, for obtaining a given amount of bnsines, made It advisable to impose the present restrictions. o sufficient reason appear for a change In this policy, and in any event the amendment comd not he approved In the ambiguous form now proposed." ".Vothing a mora clearly revealed In the legislative Investigation of Inmirnnce conditions," says the tiovernor, "than the losses which had been indicted upon the policy-holders by wastefulnes end extravagance in the rivalry to secure new business. Imjiosiiig total of the amount of business written, and of premium Income, were parnded before the public as evidence of successful management, regardless of the fact that, while reasonable accessions are desirable, the pres sure for new husiness at exorbitant Wist is a positive injury to the policy-bolder and makes serious inroads upon the gain and accumulation to which they are entitled. "The true standards by which insur- CONTINTRD ON PAGE TWO. DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE. In this way all the reports put out by rnce-triick men to weaken the bills have Collapsed upon investigation. It now look as if the necessary twenty-six votes for the hills will be on hand next week. Senator Voelker' greatly Improved condition is vouched for by his physician, Dr. Murphy. The Senator's recovery from the operation for appendicitis has been steady and satisfactory. Dr. Murphy is greatly pleased with the patient's condition. Senator fteorce K. Aguew, sponsor of the anti-gambling bill in the Senate, be-for leaving for Albany to-day stilted that he expected to get a vote on the bills next week. "I shell see the (iovenior as soon as I reach Albany," lie said, "and will introduce the bills as soon as the (lovernor sends in hi special message. I hope it will he possible to do this before the end of the present week. Senator Foe'ker will he buck next week, 1 understand, and we should then have the necessary votes to pass the bills." subject: before the Senate, save one I am committed to the support of Governor Hughes on the race-track gambling uuestion. I have not seen one of the other pending bills, and will have lo be guided by my judgment, after considering theui. "I expect to set a precedent for new senators elected a I was, by having very little :o say ami confining my operations to the casting of my vote." The vote of the two counties, as officially canvassed, give Senator Wallace a plurality of 251 over Henry C. Mac-Mahon, his Democratic opimnenf, three more than shown by the unofficial returns on election, night. - - SAILOR FOUND FROZEN FAST TO 2 DEAD MEN Rescuers Have to tAiop for 30 Minutes to Free Him. pMsl Dupstoa to ths DukhM and CknmliU New York, May 25. To be so completely froaeu to two datl shipmates that rescuers had to chop bim free with s.ves is the experience of Adam Williams, a sailor, one of lhe survivors of (ha American schooner John F. Miller. New of William' miraculous escape reached Superintendent Bundy, of the Maritime Exchange, to-day from Victoria, H. C. The dispatch state that the schooner Ivy, which has returned from Eagle Harbor, report that the rescue party which went to lhe assistance of the Miller, ashore at Ispalock peninsula, llnick Islands, found three of the crew of th steamer in the cabin, frozen togelher. Resides Williamr, the men were Wil-11s in Peters and a negro cook whose name Is unknown, Willinrna wa resuscitated with great difficulty, but hi two companions had been dead foi some time. The restate party hail to chop half an hour before they could extricate William. He whs taken to Kugle Hitrbor, ami, when lhe Ivy left, hail entirely recovered. PROF. MITCHELL SUSTAINED Alleged Heretic Upheld on Points ot Law by Highest Church Court, Baltimore, May 25. A matter of im-portanc will he laid before the conference b.v the court of last appeal In the Methodist Episcopal Church in a report of the Judiciary Committee sustaining Trofessor H. O. Mitchell, who was declared a heretic by the Central New York conference, of which he wa a member,' and who was, for the aanis alleged reason, deponed from the chair of Hebrew and Old Testament exegesis In the Boston t'niverslty School of Theology some time ago. The charge grew out of certain published writings of his, more particularly In his book "The World Before Abraham." A committee of lhe Central New York Conference Investigated the charge and reported Professor Mitchell guilty, and th report was adopted by the conference without, it is said, the accused having been given an opportunity to defend himself. From this action of hit conference rro- fessi.r Mitchell appealed to the Judiciary Committee of the General Conference, th report f whih will sustain him on point of law, upon which fund not npon mattera of othodoxyl the committee is competent to puss. SALARY FOR LOVE-LETTERS Testified That Mabel McNamara Got $30,000 from Colonel Snel). Spil Dlnpsti li to ths Democrat and Chronltlt. Clinton, III., May 25. Identification by J. D, cneney. bunk of Kort Dodge, la., of the famous letter alleged to have been written by Ms bet Sued to Colonel Tom gnell was a feature of to-day' session ot th Suell will case. A sensational tatement by Colonel Snel! to Thomas Ewlug. and old friend, that "You would be surprised at the number of aus- hsnds who a willing t sell the honor of their wive and of the nnmoer of mothers who are willing to sell the honor of their daughters," wss related. Mnbel Snell Me- Namara's exwd!nly lively letters brought. her $;trt,ii0 or mure, sccordfng Ui the testimony of Cheney. The curious fact ha been brought nut that tbe young woman had a contract with Hnell to write bim such letters, at a stipulated price fr annum. DR. SMITH ON I2TH BALLOT Rev, Dr. Quayle, of Chicago, Made Bishop on 10th Vote at Baltimore. Baltimore, May JR. The General Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, at a prolonged aessioo to-day, put Itself on record as indorsing nmimuifredly the work of th Antl Saloon Lgi: and also as fnrorhig local option. Both of these positions are new with the church, as up to this time no apodal organisation lis bad Lb specific. Indorsement of the chiuvh, while It ha etood on the other hand f absolute prohibition everywhere, Thl result ws obtained only after one of the stormiest meetings yet held. flev. pr. William A. (Juayle, of Chicago, was elected bishop on the tenth ballot. The eleventh ballot resulted In no elrvUnn, Rev. IDr, Chtirie W. Smith, of PittsJmrg, wa elected bishop on (he twelfth ballot. CLEVELAND'S RECOVERY SLOW Renewed Anxiety is Felt Over Condition of the Ex-President. 8n.rfal Ihtimtoh to the Demncr.il .utit Chronifls. Lakewond, S, -May 28. -There 1 renewed concern over the condition of ei-I'lesliient Cleveland. While It cannot he said tlmt Mr. Cleveland has grown definitely worse, at the mime time be has not made the expected progress towaid recovery. It is understood that he has not been out bed at all in the last two weeks, and It fs "learned from those mimcdlntclj about bim that be Is very wakeful at night, but frequently falls into a deep slmulier la the daytime. Mm, cletrtand has nrranged fur the removal of her children from I'rlucetna to tbe Cleveland summer home at Taiuwurtb, N. H. FitstDayoi Philip Trial. Wa.-dilugtou, May 23. Tba Urt day proceedings In the trial in Criminal Court here to day of Oastoo Philip, a wealthy clubman of New York and Washington, accused nt th murder of Frank MacAboy. local cab driver at the Arlington Hotel, May 18, 1P07, was of short duration. When the court adjourned the panel of twenty-rive Juror bad been hsustod, and eleven men sot tu the jury box, all of whom, however, are subject to per. emplu.y rbslleuge. Justice Barnard ordered eln! vei.lre tit flfty talesmen W be pres-eut Ui-intMfow. Body Found Where Dog Howled. Bingbamton, May 25. The body of William Hood, a prominent cigar manufacturer who had been missing hice last Thursday,, was found in the Susquehanna river, directly opposite the spot to which bis Newfoundland d" had made daily trips in the early morning, howling heside the bank. Mr. Rood was well known to the cigar trad of the West and Southwest. , ,. v --: DEMOCRATS IN DISPUTE VITH PATTORRER 'REVEATION OF TRUE INWARD- NESS IS RAINES'S COMMENT. . GRADY EIAKES EPIGRMI 'Give Me Inspectors and You Voters, and I'll Win.' SAYS HE KNOWS IT IS TRUE Hearing on McCarren's Bill to Regu. late Government of Political Parties Enlivened by Democratic Re-parte and Denunciations Convention Fight Is Threshed Over Albany, May 2.VA persomil controversy between Senator V. H, McCarven and several prominent Democrats who indorsed or took part In the action of th recent Democratic State Convention In unseating the Kings county delegate, was an Interesting episode of the hearing this afternoon and to-night before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the hill of Senator McCarren to regulate the government of political parties, and especially state conventions. A few of the ipeakers talked about the bill, hut most of them devoted themselves to telling what happened at the convention and why it was that the McCarren delegate were not seated, John V. Carew, of the Democratic General Committee ot New York, and a member of the committee on contested seats, declared that "men who had died were voted; election districts that had been turned into public, improvements were voted; and person whose mail had been returned because they could not b found, were voted, "In one district there were 350 more ballots cast thau there were voter enrolled, I urn here to sustain the action of that convention In unseating men who were elected by such methods," Senator McCarren retorted: "Every ons knows that the Kings county delegates were forcibly thrown out of lhe convention by (he most fraudulent, the aiost illegal and lhe aiost hrutal manner ever known In politics." The evening session was enliveued by amusing quip and political allualnsi by Minority Leader Grady. All the speaker were Democrat, snd the situation wa descrilied by Majority Lender Raines a a "revelation of true inwardness." ; The principal spenker for th bill was Isaac M. Kapper, of Brooklyn, one ot whose statements prompted Senator Grady to declare: "Give me the inspectors and yon the voters and I'll be elected. You do it over in Kings county." "You can't get me to stand here and admit such things," replied the speaker, "Well, I have been in politic Inns; enough," said Senator Grady,, "to know that inspectors are not allowed by their leaders to sit unless they can he depended upon to carry th elect iou for their party. Other speakers for the bill were former State Chairman Haven, of Syracuse; Colonel W. G. Rice, of Albany; Deputy Attorney-General Mott and Judue Lynn, of Rochester. The argument lasted until long after midnight, concluding with extended argument by Senator Grady and McCarren, WASAGENT FOR MRS.GUNNESS lola. Wis., Man Reaches Laporte with Tale of "Murder-Drummer." Iyporte, Ini, May Z That Mr. Bella Gunnees had accimrpiire to her murders wa Indicated to-day by tbe story of Martin Gnrholt, of Wa. Wis,, who arrived to hives, tlgsle the disiippearame of his brother Henry, (lurholt suj that In 1906, a stranger came to lola and formed the aopialntaiic of Henry Diirlinlt, who then wa working la a etor. The stranger talked nf the lieauttes of Lr pone, an id he had a slater, Mrs. Bella Gun-ness, who ws la need of a man on th farm. The result w (hot Henry tiurholt left tit Lvpnrte. lie "vrote home regultrly for three months. Then his letters stopped. Martla tinrholt later wrote and made InqniTle for hi brother. Mr. (Juunsss replied that Uenry had gone to Chicago. Abraham Phillips, of BtirUngtoa, Vt, ft n-aking Inquiries for hi brother, Bnmil P. Phillips, who be believes was CD of Mrs. Uunnev victims. Digging on the Osnns farm to-doy brought to Unlit no bod is. Szechenyis Having Gay Time. SperM Cshlnffriua to the Democrat and Chronic!. Special Cablegram to Democrat and ChnwtJel. Vienna, Mny 23. The Stechenyl are having a very gny tuia In Budapest, being Men t almost every aoctal event Th aeaaon Is now at Its height Countess Glad; Is highly delighted with the attention how, her by the ladle of the Hungarian artstoe-racy. Her metbet w a Satorday guest at the aristocratic Park Club of Budapest, witnessing the polo contests, Tammany Bounces Bourke Cockrart epvotal DitDMch to th Democrat mi ChnmM. New York, May 23. At a short meeting of the sachems of Tan-many Hall to-night; Daniel T. Cohalan, ehalrmaa of th Law CotB-mlttee at Tammany Hall, and legal adviser to Charles U Wnrphy, wa elected grand sachem to succeed Bonrk Cockran. By this action Cochran 1 deprived of all taflnence lm Taimiwuy, as he new hold n pool Una whatever In the organisation. 100 Actors Meet Dailey's Body. New York, May "3fv--More than 100 actor and other representative of the theatrical profession were at the Grand Central station to-day when the body of Peter F. Dailey, a comedian, who died in Chicago on fatarday, was brought to this city. The body waa taken fo the mom of th Brooklyn lodge of E!k, where it will lie la state until th funeral services oa Wedsetdak

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