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THE SUN. BALTIMORE; FRIDAY MORNING. JUNE 7, 1907. JINGOISM HIGH IN JAPAN : But Has Not Yet Reached Appeal To Hostile Demonstration. 0KU1IA PLAYING TO GALLERIES Subjects Of Mikado Show Consid erable Irritation And The Tone Of The Press Is Challenging:. Copyright. 1907, by New York Herald Company. Special to the Baltimore Sun. Tokio, Japan, June 6. Count Okuma's "jingo" utterances and hostility toward the United States are regarded by -Japan's leading statesmen as principally for home consumption and part of the Progressive perty's efforts to overthrow the present Ministry in the Interest of Admiral Yama- mpto, the Navy Minister In the last Cabi net, who is now traveling In Europe. . Recall of Viscount Aokl, Ambassador to the United States, is also one of the Pro gressists' plans. They desire a "more aggressive" representative at Washington, and Baron Kaneko la mentioned as his suc cessor. Foreien Minister HayashI, in explaining the attitude of the Government toward the United States. emDhasizes the difference between the last outbreak in San Fran- ject will prove that the failure to execute Cisco, in which Japanese restaurants were the stipulations of the renewal are not at-raided. and the controversy over the school tributable to Venezuela; we are still en- question. He declares the Japanese and American Governments are at one In their j views, and there Is no likelihood of Inter- rational comDlicatlons pending fuller ad- vices not yet brought before the Cabinet. J Count .'Okftna is out of politics, and Is regarded as a Japanese Tolstoi. The leading papers here whose opinions are worth quoting are silent on the ques- tion of demanding an indemnity for the so-called bombarding of Japanese establishments in San Francisco. Reparation for the damage Inflicted and punishment for the culprits are expected, and it is believed that the Government is taking proper steps in the matter. - No Demand Vet For Demonstration. Though the public here is irritated at the tardiness displayed In effecting a solution of the difficulty, opinion has not yet reached the stage of advocating an appeal to a hostile demonstration In any form. It is true, however, that popular indignation has reached a degree never before witnessed in the history of Japan's relations with the United States, It is thought by influential Japanese that the quicker the facts regarding the negotiations now In progress here and in Washington are published the .better it will be for all con cerned, as a stage has now been reached when it may prove dangerous to keep the people in suspense or ignorance or wnai is beinz done. Japanese Press Impatient. The Nichinichl, commenting on Japanese and American relations this morning, says: "Even traditional friendship will not es cape a rupture should incidents like those that have occurred In San Francisco be repeated. Whether or not the sufferers are schoolchildren or restaurant keepers and the site of persecution be limited to California, it does not alter the fact that our compatriots are victims of anti-Japanese outrages. Japanese go there under treaty protection. "President Roosevelt's enlightened mes sage to the last Congress was received here with eminent satisfaction, but actual developments since are a total failure. "What we want are not so many expres sions of civilized sentiments, but one act of efficient protection of the treaty rights of Japanese. The wastepaper box is no destination for a treaty between Japan and the United States. yie general tone of the Japanese press ih necoming outspoken, and unless an as surance If some form Is made to Insure the safety of Japanese In San Francisco it is feared that the friendly relations between both nations will be endangered. Common-sense people expect reparation in the form of damages for losses suffered by Japanese residents there andthe pun ishment of their assailants. Discredits Reports Of 111 Treatment. London, June 6. Baron Takewo Ozawa, vice-president of the Japanese Red Cross Society, who arrived in London from New York on May 20, to attend the Red Cross conference which is to open here June 10, throws cold water on the sensational reports of the ill treatment of Japanese In America to which some of the most stair English papers are devoting much atten -tion. In an interview today, he is quoted as saying: "Naturally, as a member of the House of Peers and a politician, I was anxious to see to what extent any anti-Japanese feel ing existed In the United states. 1 may say that the San Francisco affair is much more local than I thought it was when I was in Japan. The result of my Investigations In the United States enables me to declare that the feelings of Americans toward my country are most cordial. No where did I find the least sign of unf riend- ' liness, with the exception of San Fran cisco. "We in Japan wish the sltuaiton between the two countries to become more and more hamonlous, hence the desire that no such jar as occurred in San Francisco, although a purely local one, should be repeated." Want Immigration Fact Modified. San Francisco, June 6. The Call says today that the Japanese in this city have decided to send a special envoy t6 Tokio to urge the imperial Government to take steps to bring about a modification of the immigration pact made recently by Japan ana the tinned States. Rlularo Abiko. president of the Japanese Association of America, will, it is said, be selected for the mission United States District Attorney Robert T. Devlin today forwarded to Washington a transcript of the testimony taken by him during hie investigation into the wrecking of the Horseshow restaurant and a Japa nese Datanouse on Folsom street several weeks ago. Accompanying the testimony is air. Devlin a report on the-occurrence. BARILLAS' ASSASSINS TO DIE Mexican Conrt Refuses To Grant Clemency After Conviction. Mexico City, June 6. Florenclo Morales and Bernardo Mora were found guilty last night of murdering Gen. Manuel Barillas, former President of . Guatemala! in this city on the night of April 7 last. The Jury which returned the verdict was out 1 hour and 40 minutes. Upon the an nouncement of the verdict the two defend ers of the assassins asked for clemency. citing tne provision for 20 years' imprison ment. The Court took the matter Under advisement and In 30 minutes returned, pronouncing me aeatn sentence. The prisoners evinced no emotion when their doom was pronounced. No date has been set for the execution. POPE RECEIVES LAURIER Canadian remler Also Has Inter views With Merry Del Val. Rome, June 6. The Pope today received ta private audience Sir Wilfrid Laurler, the umaaran premier, ana Li. if. Brodeur, the canaaian juinister or Marine and Fisher ies, ana meir iamnies. The Pontiff informed his visitors that he followed with affectionate interest the progress made by PrenX Laurier later had two W rUtrfo T'1Y. T3--.1 rt. ' Cardinal Merry Del Val wv3 nnu Lua inutti iswrprnrr nr uftA TRADING ON BOURSE STOPPED Heavy Losses In Mocthlv si ment Causes Suspension In Genoa. local Bourse was suspended to n7 T " v" -.vj( u uuc u, iTfln nop rtn to the heavy losses Involved in the monthlr , "sa, seie" parn8 " iM.aane-settlement. amounting that the brokers declined to tranwnt nr limitation or nis recovery at law being the further business, thus creatine .B prlce ot his &dmls8lQ ticket, and in accord-tional position. cep- ance wltn thlg interpretation Justice Sweet- The newspapers are asklnir tha n-.. ment to intervene. ROYAL GOLDEN WEDDING sweaen s sovereigns Have Been uarnett jrirty Years. Stockholm, June 6. The golden wedding of King Oscar and Queen Sophia was joy- luuy ceiiiDraieu tnrougnout sweeten today In the capital there was a solemn service at the Cathedral, attended by the Kin and Queen and the members of the royal fam ily- .. Subsequently their Majesties drove through the gayly decorated streets and were everywhere acclaimed. Congratula tions are being received from all parts of the world. Frohman To Have Gillette Play. London, June 6. William Gillette, who reached London yesterday, has arranged with Charles Frohman to write a new drama for the latter, for . production in America and England, before he resumes acting. Mr. Gillette will return to the United States soon and devote six months to writing the play. CASTRO READ MESSAGE Told Ills Congress How Venezuela. Stands With The World. Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, June 1, via Curacao, June 6). President Castro, whose strength Is returning gradually, attended Congress today and read his message to that body. Referring to the foreign relations of Venezuela, the President said : "I am pleased to inform you that our po litical relations with friendly countries are Increasingly cordial. The labors of this Government are pervaded by a spirit of harmony and courtesy. With firm and sure steps we are treading the path of law and honor, and we are religiously observing our engagements .with foreign countries. This Government's Intercourse with the. diplomatic representatives here is therefore per fectly cordial. - "Within a short period the claims or Great Britain, Germany and Italy, which were given preference at The Hague, will be fully paid. As soon as these are settled the aDDroDriation to meet them win De em ployed to pay the remainder of the claims against Venezuela. Details of this matter will be found In the year dook. I resrret to inform you that diplomatic relations with Colombia have not yet been renewed. The correspondence on this sub- deavoring to realize our conciliatory and fraternal purposes, and this in spite or tne various invasions proceeding rrom coiom blan territory. "The year book sets forth' the causes of the continuance of the interruption of dip lomatic relations with France. This does not imply that Venezuela has ceased her efforts tending to the renewal of these re- lations.. It is not and never was the fault of Venezuela that the relations with France were not maintained upoa a proper footing. "Our intercourse with the United States Is entirely cordial Bince we had the pleasure of receiving in this capital W. W. Russell, the American Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary. This distinguished diplomat has conducted the affairs of his Government with us in an affable and conciliatory manner, thus contributing to remove the unpleasantness with that Government occasioned by the discussion of certain matters .with American citizens. 'In 1903 Venezuela signed with Brazil two protocols determining the territorial limits of each country. Our relations with Spain, Holland, Switzerland and Belgium continue admirable." FRENCH SAILOR STRIKE OVER Only At Tonlon Men Are Disposed To Hold Out. Copyright, 1907, by New York Herald Company, Special to the Baltimore Sun. rarls, June 6. The strike of the French seamen is now virtually over. Yesterday resumption of work was general at Marseilles and there was great activity on the quays at Havre. The men returned to their duties in the afternoon. Bordeaux held out at first, but eventually decided that the strike should end this morning. Toulon, on the other hand, expressed a determination to hold out to the bitter end and censured Marseilles for giving way so soon. $42,000 For Lawrence Picture. Copyright, 1907, by New York Herald Company. Special to the Baltimore Sun. London, June 6. A new salesroom rec ord for a Lawrence picture was established today when Mr. Charles Werthelmer gave 8.400 ($42,000) for a portrait of Julia, Countess of Jersey, entitled "Childhood s Innocence." The picture formed part of the Peel heirlooms at Christie's today. MORGAN TO HAVE A GARDEN Removing: 885,000 House So His Library Can Be Admired. Special Dispatch to the Baltimore Sun. New York, June 6. With the tearing down of the William E. Dodge house, on the east side of Madison avenue between Thirty-sixth and Thirty-seventh streets, which began today, J. Plerpont Morgan commenced an improvement" in the 'block which will make it one of the show places of the city. This house stands between Mr. Morgan's home, at the corner of Thirty-sixth street, and that of his son, at the corner of Thirty seventh street. The three-story building, which, exclusive of the land, is assessed at $85,000, conceals . the view from Madison avenue of the maghlficent white marble li brary building which Mr. Morgan erected in the rear or his home. On the plot where the building stands and between his home and the home of his i Mr. Morgan will lay out an Italian garden, with fountains and flower beds. This will give an unobstructed view of the library building and will be beautiful in Itself. Mr. Morgan's plan calls for the rebuild ing of the north side of his house, which backed against the "Dodge house. The brick walls will be replaced by stone, and this work is now under way. There will be an entrance to the garden from this 6lde of the house and also to the library building in the rear. RACING FOR JAMESTOWN si Torpedo-Boat Destroyers Hab Ing A Record Rnn. New York, June 6. Six torpedo-boat destroyers started today on a 240-mile race from the Scotland Lightship to Cape Hen ry, Va. They were the flagship Whipple and the Truxtoh, Worden, Stewart, Hull and Hopkins, comprising the second torpedo flotilla. The weather was fairly favorable for e fast race when the swift craft ranged be hind the starting line for a flying start The wind was fresh and the sea was lumpy. With the signal the six destroyers made for the line at full speed. The time of the start was taken at 8.33. Within a mile from the line the Worden, Stewart and Hopkins had pushed out ahead of the others. Naval officers expect the destroy era to make about 24 knots an hour, which would bring them to Cape Henry by 6 P. M At the finish of the race the destroyers will proceed to Hampton roads to be pres ent at the Jamestown Exposition on Geor gia Day, June 10. Norfolk, Va., June 6. Up to this hour 11 P. M., none of the torpedo boats en gaged in the race from New York to Hamp ton Roads had been sighted by the weather observer at Cape Henry. The weather at the Cape is reported to be thick, but the observer states it is not probable the boats have passed that point. The wireless sta tions at the navy yard and in this city have received no communication from the vessels. v GIVES SAILOR 25 CENTS Buenr.le, Excluded From Dance, To Appeal From Decision Newport, R. I.. June 6. A verdict for 25 cents, the price of his ticket, was returned 121" Jif I lauu. iwunv iix Laic IttBn V,liiCl. ICUOlttU i v- - . t . . , . . f re, cu"ie. or "e lates naval a, a uiuiu a i. i-viJ( nr u v TV a a J. a 1.1 1 n a dancing pavilion last summer because he wore the uniform of the United States Navy. Several weeks ago Justice Sweetland ruled that the defendant to the suit, the I a - . i?" "f?nA ?m?any na.a P was excluded solely on account of his Uniform, he could not collect damages, the iana loaay oraerea tne jury to return a verdict for Zo cents. President Roosevelt has contributed to ward a fund for the prosecution of the case, as have also many officers and enlisted men of the navy. The case will now go to the Supreme Court. i AMERICANS AT COURT Mrs. Post, Of West Virginia, Among Five Women Presented. London, June 6. The third court of the season was held at Buckingham Palace to night. There was an exceptionally large presentation list, which included the fo! lowing Americans: Mrs. Frank Wiberg, Miss Wiberg and Miss Mary Wiberg, of Cincinnati; Mrs. Melville Post, of West Virginia, and Miss urexei, aaugnter or .airs. Anthony Drexel or rniiaaeipnia. is.mg ttawara, Queen Alexandra, the Prince and Princess of Wales and a large royai circie were present. UTILITIES BILL IS LAW Hughes Signs Measure Passed Over McClellan's Veto. AN EPOCH-MAKING REFORM All Public Service Corporations Op erating Within State Save Two Classes Included In Provisions. Aivnnr. V. Y.. June 61 The so-called! Public Utilities bill was signed today by j Governor Hughes. This bill Is probably one of the most far-reaching reform meas- j ures ever passed by an American Leglsla-j ture. . ' j It places under direct State control every public-service corporation, great or small, in the State of New. York, with the excep- j tion of the telephone and the telegraph. ! It applies not only to the railroads, street railway and subway lines, express companies, gas and electric lighting companies doing business exclusively in the State, but to the business within this State of all rail- j roads or other common carriers waica enter the State at any point. The two commissions created hy tne act j will have sweeping powers in regulating j the corporations affected. The bill, which j was urged by Governor Hughes, reached its final passage in the face of bitter oppo- sition. It was fought from first to last by renresentatives of many of the tremendously strong and wealthy corporations which will feel the weight or tne reguiauons u uupuses. For days in the two branches of the Legislature the most bitter denunciations were heaped upon the measure. When finally it was forced tnrougn xne Assembly and the Senate it was sent back for reconsideration with the veto of Mayor ! MtrClellan of New York city, to whom It went under the law which provides that all laws directly affecting the city must be passed upon by the Mayor. Then came further debating In the State Capitol, resulting la the passage of the bill over the Mayor's veto. Under the new law four of the most im portant State commissions will pass out of i existence. In their places will De two boards of five members each, all of whom are to be appointed by the Governor, and these boards will .have complete control of the regulations governing the transportation and lighting facilities of the State. One of the commissions will have jurisdiction-In the four counties composing Greater New York, and the other will have under its direction all the other counties of the State. These two bodies will have complete and free-handed control, and will be held responsible for enforcing the regulations provided for in the measure. It will be for them to compel all corporations to give safe nd adequate service at Just and - reason able rates ; to prevent -all rebates and discriminations In rates between different classes of shippers, passengers or kinds of traffic ; to compel all common carriers to have sufficient cars and motive power to meet all requirements for the transportation of passengers and property which may be reasonably anticipated, and to see that every common carrier be held specifically liable for loss or damage due to delay in transit occasioned by negligence. The bill prohibits the giving of free passes except In a few limited instances. It provides also that no franchise shall be capitalized in excess of the amount actually paid to the State as consideration for the grant of the franchise ; that the capital stock of a corporation formed by the mer ger or consolidation of two or more corpora tions shall not exceed the sum of the capi tal stock of the corporations so consoli dated at its par value, or such sums and any additional sums actually paid in cash ; nor shall any contract for consolidation or lease be capitalized in the stock of any corporation whatever ; nor shall any cor poration hereafter issue any bonds against or as a lien upon any contract for consoll datlon or merger." It Is provided also that no corporation shall purchase Or hold stock in another such corporation or common carrier unless authorized to do so by the commission. DEADLOCKED AT ALBANY Senate And House Split On Reap portionment Bill. Albany, N. Y., June 6. A deadlock be tween the Senate and Assembly developed today over the reapportionment question. which threatens to prolong Indefinitely the session of the State Legislature. The Courts recently declared that the last re apportionment of Senate districts was void because it violated constitutional provi sions as to population and contiguity of territory, and a new plan of division was drawn up under the supervision of Gov ernor Hughes. This plan injuriously af fected several prominent Republican Sena tors and was opposed strenuously by them and their friends In the lower house, in cluding speaker Wadsworth. Today the Senate adopted the Governor's plan by a strict party vote, 30 to 17, while an Assembly Republican caucus coinci- dently voted to stand upon a plan of re apportionment radically differing from the Administration bill. OPPOSE HUGHES COMMISSION Electric Light Men Do Not Favor Rigid Public Control. Washington; June 6. Municipal owner ship and the public regulation and control of public utilities were discussed at tonight's session of the National Electric Light Association, when the public policy committee submitted Its report to the convention. Automatic nubile regulation nnrl control Is advocated as against arbitrary and inflexible laws, such as have beeff re cently passed In some States. 'Public regulation," the report savs. "if efflciett, removes the necessity or excuse ror municipal ownership by securing fair treatment ror tne public." The Public Utilities law repp!! tlv nnsspA uy me iew xorK legislature was pointed out. Dy tne committee as the most conspicuous example of recent measures of regulation and control, which "rests practically the whole authority In that regard In boards of officials who must neopssnriiw the widest discretion." Commenting on the j.ow mw me report savs: Whatever may be the advlantoroa t -h public Interests attainable bvthis law iinloi- favorable conditions, it cannot be denied tuai it nas great opportunities for evil un der other conditions. Indeed, it Is difflpnit to suggest any other political machine wnicn wouia be anything like as effective in its operation or as baneful in Its operation or as Daneiui in us results." xv uvacu ui more tecnnicai nnnera on A a airrerent phases of the electric-lighting in dustry occupied the attention of the con vention today. Many of the visitors wn to Mount vernon in the afternoon. Tonight mi entertainment included a special trol ley-car ride to Cabin John bridge and a visit i i-ue xjiurary ol congress ana the Cor coran Art Gallery. 'SETTLES SANTIAGO STRIKES Arbitration Board Grante Nine- Hoar Day Wages Unchanged. Santiago, Cuba, June 6. The arbitration board appointed to settle the differences between employers and employes, of which Col. Robert L. Bullard, of the Eighth In fantry. Is chairman, gave its final decision today. This is based on a nine-hour day. from 7 in the morning until noon and from If P. M. until 5 P. M., less half an hour f6r lunch. Wages remain unchanged. The scope of the board's decision in eludes the stevedores, employes of the elec tric light and power company and common laborers. . . The commercial houses are petitioning for arbitration. The wholesale bakers have Bettled their differences with their men, independent of the board. Previous con tracts are not affected by the decision, but the rules of the Stevedores' Union have been slightly modified. The arbitration agreement Is to last for 12 months. TELLS STORY OF JOE WHEELER Fairbanks Says General Admitted Error In Fighting For South. Chattanoonga, Tenn., June 6. At the luncheon of the Society of Chattanooga to Vice-President Fairbanks in Masonic Hall yesterday Mr. Fairbanks, by way of illus trating the present sentiments of the &outn told of being present with President Mc Kinley when Gen. "Joe" Wheeler applied for assignment to duty in the war against SDaln. "You wish. General," the President said, "to take up service in active warfare?" , And the little man replied: "Yes. Mr. President: once, under a mis take, I fought against fhe flag. Now, please God. before I die I wish to fight In that flag's defense." v Bonnd To Lose. Howell You seem to think that I trill loae if make the investment. . v Powell My boy, it is just like indorsing cot lor a friend. Brooklyn LiXr PENNSYLVANIA REPUBLICANS' A 5:" : M ? P ;f A -;--' - ----- M- SENATOR PHILANDER C. KNOX LOGKOUT IN WASHINGTON May Tie Up AU Building Opera tions There. GENERAL STRIKE EXPECTED The Employers' Association Talces Drastic Action In Effort 'To Get A Final Settlement With Men. Special Dispatch to the Baltimore Sun. Washington, June 6. The Employers' Association of the District of Columbia, which was organized about two months ago, has taken action which means practically locking out of about 2.000 worklngmen, and the cessation of work on approximately $2,000,000 in building operations here. A resolution was adopted yesterday and made public today, signed by 23 representative business men of the District, which is con sidered the most drastic action yet taken by employers in this city. It is as follows : In view of the complicated and unsettled condition of labor Industries in the District of Columbia by reason whereof building operations are seriously interfered with and practically prohibited, ; "Resolved, That it is the sense of the board of governors of the Employers Asso ciation tbax from the 6th day of June, 1907, until such time as arrangements looking to the free and uninterrupted continuation of building operations can be effected there should be cessation of so much of such operations as covers work performed by plasterers, metal lathers, tilelayers, galvanized - iron workers, ornamental - iron workers and hoisting engineers, who re fuse to work upon the improvements now in course of erection. All members of this association are re quested to occur in this resolution." For some time there has been a strained condition of affairs between the building trades and the employers, and this led sometime ago to the organization of the Employers' Association. The plumbers engaged on certain buildings here several weeks ago made demands which were not met, and efforts have been made to adjust differences. This led to the employment of nonunion plumbers, with the result that union men were instructed not to work with the nonunion workers, and where nonunion- men took the place of union men some of the other trades employed refused to work. A member of the Employers' Associa tion this afternoon said : "Our efforts thus far have tended toward conciliation, but as three arbitration boards composed of some of the most influential representative men of the District have failed in their efforts to bring about a re turn to harmony there was but one thing left for us to do -take drastic steps to bring about a settlement once for all." There is a possibility that some of the trades not enumerated by the Employers' Association will walk out tomorrow in a sympathetic strike with the locked-out trades, and that by the end of the present week all building operations will be tied up. The Master .Builders' Association will follow the suggestion contained In the resolution. . ' The board of governors which adopted the resolution is composed of the follow ing: John Mitchell, Jr. (chairman), C. H. Rudolph (vice-chairman),-R. J. Beall, Jr. (secretary), E. C. Graham, W. T. Galliaer, Joseph Richardson, Thomas W. Smith, Thomas Eagan, W.'D. Nolan, J. R. Gallo way, Warren M. Whyte, Hugh Reilly, W, A. Kennedy, W. S. Hutchinson, Samuel Ross, C. C. Murray, W. H. Merriatt, G. W, Forsberg, S. M. Frazier, T. L. Holbrook, W. R. Rose, H. E. Ruppreeht and J. Vieh meyer. It Is stated tonight that only Washington contractors are affected and that out-of-town contractors are in no wise con cerned in this lockout. It is expected that a meeting will be called for Sunday by the various trades affected and the 'union men will then decide upon their course of action. After this will come up the question of whether there will be a sympathetic strike upon the part of the trades not enumerated in the Employers Association resolution. GENERAL STAFF CHANGES Last Of Original Detail Is Returned To Regimenti. Special Dispatch to the Baltimore Sun. Washington, June 6. All the remaining officers of the last third of the original detail of officers of the general staff corps. which was organized four years ago, will be relieved from duty August 15, to be succeeded by another detail. The tour of duty of officers In the original corps, it was provided by Congress, should be for four years, one-third to be relieved in two years, another third in three, years and the remainder the fourth. All others de tailed, accordingly, will Serve the full four years, but there will be no relief the first year. The officers who will be relieved by orders Issued at the War Department today are Col. James T. Kerr, adjutant-general ; Major Samuel Reber, Signal Corps ; Major William W. Glbeon, Ordnance Department ; Capt. Charles M. Muir, Second Infantry; Capt. Robert L. Michie, Twelfth Cavalry ; Capt. Sydney A. Cloman, Twenty-third In fantry. . The officers newly detailed to the corps are Col. Joseph W. Duncan, Sixth Infantry ; Major- John F. Morriston, Twentieth Infantry ; Major Henry C. Cabell, Fourteenth Infantry ; Capt. Fred W. Sladen, Fourteenth Infantry ; Capt. Milton F. Davis, Tenth Cavalry; Capt. Frank S. Co- cheu. Twelfth Infantry. All the officers who will be relieved from the general staff will return to their re spective commands. Of the new detail, Col Duncan will be assigned as chief of staff of the Department of California ; Major Morrison will remain on duty at the Army Staff COllege ; Major Cabell will be trans ferred from headquarters of the Depart ment of Columbia to chief of staff of the Department of Dakota, at St. PauL Captains Sladen, Davis and Cocheu will be assigned to duty with the general staff in this city. Other assignments of officers of the gen eral staff are made as follows : Col. George S. Anderson, upon the discontinuance of the Atlantic division, will become chief of staff of the Department of the East. Lieut-Col. Smith S. Leach, stationed in this city, is assigned aa chief of staff of the Department of the Missouri, from July 1 Major Henry L. Ripley is assigned as city, is assigned as chief of staff of the De- Dartment of Colorado rrom July l. . Major Henry L. Ripley is sasslgned as chief of staff of tne Department oi Texas, from July 1. Major William P. Burnham is assigned as chief of staff of the Department of Co lumbia. from July 1. Capt. William Chamberlaine is assigned as assistant chief of staff of the Philippine lOlvlslon. - - - -- CHOICE FOR PRESIDENT i 3tZ l TO GALL SEGT'Y WILSON His Letter Of Denial In Evidence In Holmes Case. SECRETARY "WAS EMPHATIC Most Of The Letter Said To Have Been Prepared By Holmes -Dr. . Clark And Olmsted On Stand. Special Dispatch to the Baltimore Sun. Washington, June 6. The trial of Edwin S. Holmes, Jr., former' assistant statistician of the Bureau of Statistics of the Department of Agriculture, on the indictment which charges Holmes, Frederick A. Peck-ham and Moses Haas, of New York, with conspiracy in the use of Governmenteotton- crop reports for purposes of speculation, was continued in Criminal Court No. V today. Three witnesses testified- Victor H. Olmsted, who was on the stand yesterday and the' diy before, and who was recalled today, by the Government ; John D, Prosser, local manager of the Postal Telegraph Company, and Dr. Charles C. Clark, acting statistician of the Bureau' of Statistics. The Government tried to prove by Olm sted that Holmes, as associate statistician, could have approximated the result of the completed cotton report, District (Attorney Baker asking him the following question : "Given the facts that Mr. Holmes was familiar with, the methods followed by Statistician Hyde In preparation of the cotton report and the required knowledge of the terminal tabulations for the cotton States preliminary to the issue of the monthly report," could not he have very closely approximated the result perhaps one or two days in advance?" This question was objected to by Mr. Worthington and Mr. Lester, Mr. Holmes' attorneys. After a lengthy argument, Justice Stafford decided that this was a ques tion for the jury to decide. Mr. Prosser identified several telegrams offered by the Government In evidence as having been received at the New York office of his company. Mr. Baker did not disclose what these telegrams contained. They were marked as exhibits and will be usl later. . Dr. Clark . was placed on the stand shortly before the noon recess, and after court convened In the afternoon continued on the stand until adjournment. His testi mony was practically-a repetition of that of Mr. Olmsted and Special Agent Fessen- den, outlining in detail the procedure of gathering, tabulating and Issuing the crop reports. When the first rumors as to leaks in the bureau were started, he said, Mr. Hyde declared that there was no leak" in the bureau, and a letter was prepared for Secretary Wilson's signature, to be sent to the President, denying that information concerning what the cotton yield would be had come from the bureau. Dr. Clark Identified a letter-press copy of this letter, which contained interlineations in Holmes handwriting. This letter, he said, was prepared by Holmes and sent to the Secretary of Agriculture, who, be fore transmitting it to the President, made a considerable addition to it. The District Attorney will place Secretary Wilson on the stand some time dur ing the trial in connection with this letter, possibly next week. The letter is addressed to the President, and is, in part, as fol lows : "I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter of the 11th Instant, inclosing a clr cular letter from Hubbard Bros. & Co.. of New York, and a letter from Mr. L. Man delbaum, oX the New York Cotura Ex change. "I will reply to Mr. Manflelbaum'u as sertions s-e-riatim as follows: First that the report published December 3 was known to parties outside previous to its official issue is 'absolutely false. The report of December 3 was made up from the returns of six different series of correspondents. supplemented by the reports of special field agents. These, the original reports, were tabulated by different sets of clerks in different parts of the building and were turned over to the associate statistician on the second Instant. The returns were tran scribed on separate sheets on the 2d, and in the private room of the statistician, but the actual work of determining, the per centage of abandoned acreage and the aver age yield an acre of lint cotton in each State was not done until the morning of the 3d. This was done by. the associate statistician on the morning of the 3d, with one clerk to assist him, and neither he nor the clerk left the statistician's private room from the tlme this work was started until the finished report was taken to the telegraph office. An examination of the tables will show the Impossibility of any clerk engaged on the preliminary portions of this work being able to make even an approxl bate estimate of the figures issued. "Second The charge that the crop has been underestimated- not less than 1,000, 000 bales in the light of the knowledge in possession of this office verges on the ridic ulous." The letter continues, outlining to the President the different steps connected with getting out the report, and ends with the suggestion that an estimate made by the representative of a Philadelphia firm at Waco, Texas, as to what the Govern ment's report would "be, and which was given out Just preceding the Government report, led to the rumors that there had been a leals.ln the Bureau of Statistics. The case went over until Monday morning, tomorrow being motion day in the court. NOTES OF POSTAL SERVICE Nw Postmaster For Chesapeake Deach Appointed. Special Dispatch to the Baltimore Sun.l Washington, June 6. The following postmasters nave been . appointed : Maryland G. J. Klein at Chesapeake Beach, Calvert county, succeeding A. B. Smith. North Carolina Dora. B. Maiden, at Houston-rille, Iredell county, succeeding R. L. Beid; Paul Mann, at Mann's Harbor, Dare county, succeeding E. B. MidgettI Abraham 8. Johnson, at Pyatte. Mitchell county, succeeding S. M. Johnson. West Virginia George A. Beed, at Crisp, Pleas ant county, su-eduig R. L. Locke. Rural route No. 1 has been ordered es tablished from Leroy, Jackson county, W, Va., to commence service August 1 to serve 106 families. - Consul Jenkins Arrives. Washington, June 6. John Jenkins, American Consul-General at San Salvador, has arrived in Washington, and is await ing a disposition by the State Department of the complaint lodged against him that he had been - Involved in the conflicting politics of Salvador and Nicarauga to the detriment of the former. State Department agents are now making an investigation of the mattec VW-..V. x . LEFT FINE COLLECTION J. Henley Smith Manuscripts Go To Library Of Congress. ESTATE VALUED AT $300,000 Safe Deposit And Trust Co. Of Bal-' tlmore And John M. Glenn To Administer Certain Trusts.' Special Dispatch to the Baltimore Sun. Washington, June 6, The Library of Congress, by the terms of the will of John Henley Smith, who died in Florence, Italy, April 13 last, is to receive a great number of valuable historical letters and manuscripts. The testament, bearing date of May 31, 1906, was filed for probate today, and the estate it disposes of Is estimated at about $300,000. In regard to the bequest to the Library of Congress, the testator directs that his collection of manuscript letters of Washington, Jefferson, Monroe, Madison and others, consisting of 1,000 documents, be given to the Library of Congress "upon the condition that they be arranged and put in proper condition for being preserved and kept together with those already given during my life, as one collection, to be known as 'the Henley Smith collection. 820,000 For Mausoleum. He directs that $20,000 be. set aside for the erection pf a mausoleum "in a hand some, substantial manner, similar to a loggia." The sum of $2,000 Is devised to the trustees of Rock Creek Cemetery, the interest to be used for the purpose of caring for the vault. An old portrait of the grandfather of the decedent, Commodore Henley, with two swords belonging ta him and also another sword "used by my great-grandfather, J. Bayard Smith, in the -Revolutionary War," are given to his nephew, J. Bayard H. Smith. To -his niece. Margaret Bayard Smith, he leaves 10 china plates "which were obtained by my father from Mrs. President Madison and were formerly used in the White House during President Madison's administration." To John Henley Luce is given "the framed letter from General Washington to my and his great-grandmother, Elizabeth Henley, notifying her son John of his appointment to the United States Navy." The American Security and Trust Company, of this city, is named as trustee of the property of the testator, his wife, MrB. Mary Rebecca Smith, to have the privilege and right during her natural life to use the house 1224 Connecticut avenue northwest and the household goods and furniture, carriages and horses. It is particularly stipulated by the decedent that no part of the estate shall be used by his wife for any charitable or benevolent purposes or gifts to persons -or institutions, religious or otherwise, the testator declaring that he had made provision for them. Princeton University, upon the death of Mrs. Smith, Is to receive $25,000 for the establishment and maintenance of five scholarships in honor of as many member of his family. Baltimore Company Trustee. Should the wife survive the testator, the trustee under the will is directed to transfer all the property, with the excep tion of 1224 Connecticut avenue, to the Safe Deposit and Trust Company of Bal timore, with the power to sell and manage the same with the same privileges as granted to the American Surety and Trust Company, of this city. It is further di rected that the entire estate thus transferred be divided Into two separate trusts amounting to $80,000. With reference to this trust the will says: "In case brother Bayard T. Smith shall be dead at the time this trust shall become operative, then the stocks and bonds so set apart shall be paid to the three children of my brother now livingGertrude Henley bmltn, Mar garet Bayard. Smith and J. Bayard H. Smith, share and share alike." Twenty thousand dollars is to be held in-trust and the Income to be paid to John M. Glenn, of Baltimore, to be used by him for the benefit and support of the testa tor's brother, Bayard . T. Smith. Should Mr. Glenn decline to carry out this instruction, the Safe Deposit and Trust Company of Baltimore is named to exer cise the duties Imposed on Mr. Glenn. Chureh Home Mentioned. To the Safe Deposit and Trust Company of Baltimore is given $80,000 to be held in trust, the income of which Is to be paid to Alice, Harrison Smith and Henri etta Henley Smith, daughters of his brother, Samuel Harrison Smith, payable at the rate of $900 a year, to be used for the benefit of the testator's brother and to be exempt from legal attachment. It is stipulated that if the testator's daughters die Intestate the entire property covered by trust No. 2 go to the Church Home and Infirmary of Baltimore city. Jewelry and other personal effects are given to Samuel Harrison Smith, Alice Harrison Smith, Henrietta Henley Smith, Alida Henriques, L. Kemp Duval and William Corcoran Hill. As executors are named Mrs. Mary Rebecca Smith,, widow of the testator; Claud-ian B. Northrop and the American Security and Trust Company, of this city. A codicil dated May 31, 1D06, was also filed with the will. The trustees are directed In the codicil to determine whether the estate is valued at $100,000. The executors named in the will filed a petition in the Probate Court yesterday asking for letters , testamentary and stating the estate to consist of the house on Connecticut avenue, valued at $20,000; unnamed stock valued at $20,000; stock of Pacific States Telegraph and Telephone Company, value not given; railroad bonds, valued at $60,000; household fdrniture, $6,000; jewelry, etc., $350; cash in bank, $1,306.92; other stocks of California corporations, valued at about $100,000. It Is stated that the debts do not exceed $8,000. Made. Fortune In The West. Mr. Smith was well known In Washington. He was a member of the Metropolitan, Chevy Chase and Cosmos Clubs. He was devoted to his wife and home, and had lived here in retirement for about 15 years. He had amassed a fortune in railroad operations in the West in connection with Collis Huntington. He was a grandson of Samuel Harrison Smith, who established the National Intelligencer In 1800 and spent his life here. His father was Jonathan Bayard Smith,. a member of the District bar, and also a well-know lawyer In Baltimore for many years. J. Henley Smith was born In Baltimore 61 years ago. Father and' son were treasurers of the Washington Monument Society. J. Henley Smith, at the opening of the Civil War, was a student at Princeton. .When Virginia seceded he joined the army of the Confederacy, fighting in Mos-by's division and winning a reputation for bravery. Mr. Smith was a member of the Columbia Historical Society and gave much time during his residence in Washington to the collection of historical material. His collection of letters and documents includes the records of Dr. William Thornton and those of the Washington Monument Association. Before he left home for Europe the last time these valuable papers were deposited with the Librarian of Congress. MISS CASE SENT TO ASYLUM "Woman In Blue" Was Determined . To See The President. Special Dispatch to the Baltimore Sun. . Washington, June 6. Miss Isabella E. Case, the "Woman In Blue," who has made such a persistent attempt to see President Roosevelt during the last two years, was today, by a jury in Criminal Court No. 2, declared of unsound mind, and Justice Barnard signed an order committing her to the Government Hospital for the Insane. Dr. Presley C. Hunt, the corporation counsel's insanity expert, testified that he examined the woman and found her possessed of delusions. Drs. Wall and Burch, the police surgeons, upon whose certificate Miss Case was recently temporarily committed to await formal inquiry into her mental condition, corroborated Dr. Hunt. When asked why she desired an audience with the President the woman replied that he belonged to the women of the country as well as the men and she bad a right to see and talk with him. She said she believed in woman's rights. She saia-th'at when she attempted to see President Roosevelt last summer at Oyster Bay, "they" wanted $100 for the privilege. She did not specify who "they- were. Upon the advice of the Wat Department, she said, she refused to pay the money. It developed during the hearing that Miss Case was once before committed to the asylum, in December, 1905. When the female nurses having Miss Case in charge left the courthouse building with her she became very angry and started to make a scene. , Literary Note From Georgia. "His wife has made him the hero of her new story and that's where she gets eren with him." "Get's erent" -"Yes; beats him half to death in the first chapter; has him shot in IS places in the third and bnches bus In the last-'VAUaeU Cwutituiioa. E. SCOTT DOUGLASS' DEAD Washington Lawyer Was Native Of South Carolina. Special Dispatch to the Baltimore Sun. Washington, June 6. Mr. E. Scott Douglass, a prominent member of the bar of the District of Columbia, died today about noon at his residence, 2120 Connec ticut avenue, after an illness of about five weeks. His death was announced in the courts, which were In session In the Courthouse this afternoon, aad the Justices in each court directed that it be suitably in scribed on the minutes that adjournment was taken In his memory. Mr. Douglass was 30 years old, and a na tive of Winsboro, S. C, and received his early edueatlen in the seheels of that city. He later attended the Lniversity of South Carolina, and received the bachelor of arts degree there in 1891. Jn 1S92 he was graduated In law, receiving the bachelor of law degree from the same college. He practiced his profession in Columbia for about six years, and in 169S came to Washington to practice and rose rapidly, becoming one of the foremost pleaders here. He was as sociated with-his brother, Charles A. Doug lass, and assisted in the defense of Machen and others connected with the postalfrauds. He is survived by his widow, who be fore her marriage was Miss Haywood, of Columbian's. C, and two young children. "JUDGE BOSSIER KILLED Falls From Train While Returning; From Confederate Reunion. New Orleans, June 6. A telegram from Easley, S. C, says that former Judge J. S. Bossier, a well-known Confederate veteran, fell from a train today and was killed. He was returning from the Richmond reunion. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Veteran Of The Louisiana Tig-era Found Dead In Bed. Special Dispatch to the Baltimore Bun. Washington, June 6. Arthur Ludewit zhe, of New Orleans, a Confederate veteran said to have been a member of the Louisi ana Tigers, who came to this city early this week from Richmond, where he had been attending the Confederate reunion, ri this afternoon found dead in his room the Carolina Hotel, 470 Pennsylvania avenue. Marriage Licenses. The following marriage licenses were Is sued in this city today,, the parties residing in Washington, unless otherwise stated : Schmidt Gobdox Rudolph C. Schmidt, 41, Baltimore; Vallie I. Gordon, 28, Van Buren, Ohio. Minister, Rev. S. H. Greene. Emmixizeb Shiplet Nathan Emmi- nlzer, 56; Maud Shipley, 36, both of Dorchester, Md. Minister, Rev. J. E. Irvine. Scaglioxe Hellen Salvatore Scagli-one, S3 ; Marie Hellen, 28. Minister, Rev. Edward L. Buckey. Doyle Sheckels Conrad B. Doyle, 23 ; Mary R. Sheckels, 23. Minister, Rev, D. J. Stafford. Stern- Morbis Bernard Stern, 28; Rose Morris. 21, both of Baltimore. Mln- lster, .Rev. J. T. Huddle. Crowder Norton Gilbert L. Crowder, 60, Petersburg- Va. ; Annie L. Norton, 46, Boston. Minister, Rev. R. R. RIedel. Tatlor Parrish Gerorae Taylor, 49 ; Agnes Parrlsh, 18, both of Richmond, Va. Minister, Rev. J. B. McLaughlin. TO FORCES OF LAND AND SEA - Orders Issued To Members Of Both Branches Of The Service. ' f Special Dispatch to the Baltimore Sun. Washington, June 6. The following or ders to army officers have been issued : The following changes in stations of recruiting officers are ordered: Capt. Elijah B. Martindale. Jr., Coast Artillery Corps, from Columbus Bar racks, Ohio, to Indianapolis, relieving Capt. Carroll Power, Coast Artillery Corps. Captain Martin-dale is appointed an acting quartermaster for the time he may remain on recruiting duty. Captain Power is assigned to Louisville, Ey., to relieve Major Walter K. Wright, Eighth Infantry. Major Wright Wl join his regiment. The resignation of First Lieutenant Mack Richardson. Twenty-sixth Infantry, of his commission has been accepted by the President, to take effect June 4. Capt. Mason M. Maxon, United 8tates Army, retired, recruiting Officer, Cincinnati, Ohio, will proceed to West Milton, Ohio, to procure evidence necessary to complete the trial of an enlisted man at Fort Sheridan, IlL First Lieutenant Philip Powers, Twenty-first In fantry, recruiting officer, Wilmaukee, Wis., upon his next official visit .to Green Bay, Wis., will pr6-ceed to Marinette and ntigo, Wis., to procure evidence necessary to complete the trial of anofftecr of the army now before a general court-martial at Cienfuegos, Cuba. First Lieutenant Walter M. , Wilhelm, Coast Artillery Corps, in addition to his other duties, will assume' charge of construction work at Fort Rodman, Mass., relieving First Lieutenant Henry S. Kilbourne, Jr., Field Artillery. First Lieutenant Edgar 8, Stayer, Twenty-third Infantry, is detailed as professor of military science and tactics at Delaware College. Newark, Del., September 1, vice Capt.' Edward W. McCaskey. Twenty-first Infantry, who is relieved to join his regiment. Lieutenant Stayer will report in person on August 15 to the president of the college for duty. Contract Surgeon John M. Hewitt' is relieved from duty in the Philippines division, to sail from Manila, September 15. to San Francisco, and upon arrival report by telegraph to the Adjutant-General of the Army for further orders. Leave for three months is granted Contract Surgeon Charles F. Kuhn, to take effect upon the withdrawal of troops from the Treadwell Mines, Alaska. Naval Orders. Special Dispatch to the Baltimore Sun. Washington, June 6. The following orders to naval officers have been issued : Lieut.-Com. G. Tarbox is transferred from the Hydrographic Office, Navy Department, June 15, ordered to the Chicago as executive Officer. The resignation of First Lieutenant J. H. White. Marine Corps, of his commission in the Marine Corps is accepted, to take effect July IS. Boatswain W. JI. Johnson (retired) is detached from the navy yard, New York, and ordered home. U. S. Marine Corps Orders. Special Dispatch to the Baltimore Sun. Washington, June 6. The following orders to officers of the Marine Corps have been issued : Capt. Frank E. Evans, retired, is granted two days' leave from May 31. Capt. Charles B. Taylor is granted. four days' leave from June 3. ? First Lieutenant Frank F. Robards is detached from the marine bamcks, navy yard, Pensacola, and assigned to duty witn the First Provisional Regiment of Marines, Havana. L.eut.-CoL Thomas C. Prince, assistant quar termaster, is granted leave from June 7 to 10. Capt. Herbert J. Hirshinger is detached from the marine ' barracks, at the navy yard. New York, and assigned to the marine barracks at the navy yard, Norfolk, in command of the detachment of marines, thence to Havana, in command of a detachment of marine for serTice with the First Provisional Regiment of Marine. First Lieutenant William A. McNeil is granted 23 days' leave from June S. Revenue Cutter Service Orders. f Special Dispatch to the Baltimore Sun. Washington, June 6. The following or ders to officers of the Revenue Cutter Service have been issued : Chief Engineer J. E. Dorry is granted five daya extension leave. s Constructor J. Q. Walton is directed to proceed to Baltimore on official business. . Chief Engineer C. F. Nash is directed to pro ceed to Torringtoo, Conn., on inspection duty. Chief Engineer J. H. Chalker is granted six days' leave. First Assistant Engineer C. S. Boot is granted seven days' leave. First Lieutenant S. P. Edmunds is granted five days' leave, Capt. P. W. Thompson and First Assistant Engineer S. M. Rock constituted a tub-board to conduct professional examination of Second Assistant Engineer W. L. Maxwell for promotion, at Galveston. Second Assistant Engineer, W. L. Maxwell is directed to report to the president of the sub-board at Galveston, for examination for promotion. Movements Of Naval Vessels. . Special Dispatch to the Baltimore Sun. Washington, June 6. The following movements of vessels of the navy have been reported to the Bureau of Navigation : Sailed The Aax, from Baltimore for Boston ; the Nanshan, from Cavite for Chefoo; the Porpoise, Shark, Plunger, Nina and Potomac, from Annapolis for New York Navy Yard; the Connecticut, Ohio, Iowa, Indiana and Yankton, from North River for Hampton Boads; the Louisiana, Rhode Island and Washington, from Tompkina-ville for Hampton Roads; the Maine, from League Island for Hampton Boads; the Missouri, from Boston for Hampton Boads. Arrived The Leonldas, at Hampton Roads; the Tecumseh and Rocket, at Norfolk; the Preble, at San Francisco. Mrs. Bryan In Washington. Washington, June 6. Mrs. Wlllam J. Bryan and daughter. Miss Grace Bryan, spent today in Washington. Tomorrow Mr. Bryan will reach here, and the party will leave at noon for their home, at Lincoln, Keb. WOIIAll SAW NEGROES Thinks She Can Identify Ono Brownsvillo Shooter.. FIRING ONLY 40 FEET AWAY General Crosier Says Army Rifles Could Have Been -Cleaned In Less Than Six Minutes. Washington, June 6. Mrs. Emma Leahy, proprietor of the Leahy Hotel, in Brownsville, Texas, told the Senate Committee n Military Affairs today that 6he believed she could identify one of the for mer negro soldiers as a member of ths group that shot up the town. After hearing firing at the garrison and seeing the flashes of guns, she that she saw 16 men in khaki uniforms in rue Cowan alley shooting into the Cowan bouse. She was m a window of her hotel, about 40 feet away, and two of the men looked up while she was watching them. Just at that moment several shots were fired by members of the group and she said she saw the two men distinctly. One was very black and the other a mulatto. The latter had large spots on his face and she is sure she could recognize him If she should see him again.. The description of this man tallies with' the appearanace of a soldier of Company C, who was one of the men involved in the trouble with Mr. Tait, a customs inspector. A subpoena was issued for him at the beginning of the Senate Investigation, but he has not been found. Mrs. Leahy testified at length concerning the shooting, Brigadier-General Crosier. Chief of Ord-nace of the .Army, gave the Senate Committee expert testimony concerning the shells and bullets secured in Brownsville as evidence against the negro soldiers charged with "shooting up" the town. He also testified concerning the length of time required to clean army rifles after they had been fired several times. The latter testimony contradicts nearly all of the former negro soldiers who were put on the stand by Senator Foraker in that It was shown that six minutes was the maximum time required in nearly a dosen tests. In one of the tests a gun was cleaned in less than one minute. From the microscopical examination of bullets and shells picked up in Brownsville, General Crozier said that none of these could, have been fired from a Remington, Winchester or Mauser, but from the bullets alone it was impossible to say whether they had been fired from a Krag'or Springfield. He said, however, that if the bullets taken from the walls had been discharged from cartridges picked up in the street the combination of the two circumstances showed conclusively that they must have been fired by the Springfield gun of the model used by the negro soldiers. Lieutenant Hawkins, who made the microscopic examination of the bullets and shells which were sent to the Springfield arsenal, corroborated General Cfozier, who testified at the morning session, on every point. ONE NEGRO REGIMENT LEFT That Will Go When Brownsville Inquiry Is Over. Special Dispatch to the Baltimore Sun. Washington, June 6. With the embarkation of a detachment of the Tenth Cavalry from San Francisco today, the Twenty-fifth Infantry Is the only command of colored troops now remaining In this country. This regiment originally was scheduled to sail from San Francises for Manila April 10, but the program was Interfered with by the Senate Investigation of the Brownsville incident. In which three companies of this regiment participated. The original orders for the movement of the Twenty-fifth were changed, with the expectation that the Senate committee would finish Its work In this city in time for the regiment to set sail by May 10. The committee took a recess of several weeVs, however, not resuming its sessions till the middle of May, and then It appeared that the work would not be finished ' in time for the troops to be sent away oa the transport leaving San Francisco this week. It now appears certain that at least three companies implicated B, C and D will be held till well along In July, if not later, The other troops cannot well be sent ahead, for many of the men and officers of the others are being called from day to day as witnesses. - Officials of the War Department no longer attempt to conceal their displeasure over the investigation, particularly since it has become so long drawn out and has so materially Interrupted the plans of the department. A number of officers have been called from a distance, taking them away from important assignments, to tell tns committee what they know of the affair at Brownsville. Many of them, it develops, have managed to get away quickly after assuring the committee that they have little or no knowledge regarding the shooting up of Brownsville. Calling the officers to Washington from different parts of the country Is expensive, as railroad fare and hotel bills have to be paid, and the army will ba glad when it is all over with. The Ninth Cavalry was shipped over to the Philippines, In March and most of the Tenth Cavalry was sent the first week In May The Twenty-fourth Infantry, the other of the four regiments of colored troops, will be maintained in the Philippines till next February and perhaps longer. When the Twenty-fifth finally is sent away there will not be a colored soldier left in this country. The War Department last fall decided upon this action as a means of solving the probUm of bow to locate the colored soldiers without risking serious trouble with the whits persons living near th army posts. - TjrjxL HELP TAFT CAUSE General McMacVen Appointed Collector At Toledo. Washington, June 6. The President today announced the appointment of Gen. William V. McMacken as collector of Internal revenue at Toledo, Ohio. General McMacken is a strong Taft man and is expected to help the Taft cause In Ohio. The following statement regarding the appointment was made at the White House: "This appointment was recommended by both Senators and upon full investigation the President finds that General McMacken Is more generally supported than any other candidate named, because be has the united support of all the Republicans of the district, and also has the recommendation of both Messrs. Southard and Brown, representing opposing factions In Lucas county, the chief county of the district. More than all, General McMacken has been recommended most highly to the President by the Na-tional Guard, not only of Ohio, but of the country at large. General Drain, the president of the National Rifle Association ot America and chairman of the executive core-mlttee of the Interstate National Guard Association, called today to urge General M Macken's appointment." - SOLDIER, REST! Soldier, rest; thy warfare o'er. Sleep the sleep that knows no breaking! Dream of battled fields no more. Days of danger, nights of waking. In our Isle's enchanted hall . Hands unseen thy couch are strewing, Fairy strains of music fall. Every sense In slumber dewing. Soldier, rest; thy warfare o'er. Dream of fighting fields no more; Sleep the sleep that knowa no breaking, Morn of toiL nor night of waking. No rude sounds shall reach thine ear. Armor's clang or war steed champing. Tramp nor pibroch summon here. Mustering dan or squadron tramping, ' Yet the lark's shrill fife may come At the daybreak from the fallow, And the bittern sound his drum. Booming from the sedgy shallow. Ruder sounds shall none be near; Guards nor warders challenge here; Here's no war steed neigh and champing. Shouting clans, or squadrons stamping. Sir Walter Scott. Body well nourished On : - P0STO FOOD dCFFEB 1 nere-s a Keasca" M y -

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