OMAN SUICIDE IN RIVERSIDE MANSION
PERKINS DARES THE WRATH OF CONGRESS
Jhwerrri Probable Tn-M hi. W edneaiter Kale.
hnnrn I'mhuMi- T-1lhl. Wegneeg? Fair.
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PERKINS OF. i PROBERS
ON STEEL. IS
Veviiii ivwut nta " iiuaia
or 1; Himself.
IN DANGER OF ARREST
Morgan's Former Partner !n
Bad Sn;irl When He Angers
WASHIKOTON, An. 1 Angered hy
the continued rofuial of Qoorge W.
Parkins tn testify regarding campaign
contributions, either perionojly or
through Hit afTlllathm With the Hew
vork Life Ineurance Company, Chair
mtn 3tanl".v of Iha House Steel Trust
Investigating CommittM late to-duy
wirned Mi. PtHttnl that lie hud better
appear before the bar of the HOUM I
at Ita next session If he would "avoid
the necessity of the I hnlrman rc.,.rtlng I
to radical authority."
Mr. Stan'.i-r, raid It WOUld then le up
to the Home to determine, whether the
committee had exceeded Ita iKiaen in
grl.ig Into campaign eOBtrtbutlOM or
whether the witness was In absolute i
contempt of Congreee. f-'p to tin - UiM
no formal summons had been aervad on'
Mr. Perkins, however.
Attorney Linda bury for Mr. Perkins
I'd h wanted the witness to ay no I
more abodt tlie New York Ufa Insur-an-e
Company 08 thai ground of Ir-1
relevancy "I take the absolute r
sponslhlltly," laid lie.
PERKINS ASKS FOR TIME TO;
Chairman Stanley explained ii,at thej
warr.nl ror rarama, waiwi wuwm
.noil t tip Witness oe;ore me i f hi inc
iar of the
Hoi.ae. would Itave to oe issued ny tun
Hons.' Itaell, and lhat hli o:-.i powers
,n tha matter were of recommendation.
When Pa k'.ni saw tha appnrml grav
fr of the situation, he expressed a de
t'ee for lima In whlcn to conside.- Hie
Tie atrial of qutitloni which pre
cipitated iha trouble ralatid ti Perkins"
ronnectloh with tha campaign oontrlbu.
llonl scandal Of the New York Life
Ineurance Company, brought out during
i'j Iniuranci Inviitltatlon in New Vork,
llipreeentellve Beall, (Dam., Tex I,
r lug i to oommoi the campaign mathodi
0 tn New York Life With thl Steel
T-mt, through Perklni' affiliation with
Mr. Perkins and the Steel Inquiry com
mittee g ' deadlocked over the per-
Ittanci of Chairman Stanley of the
commlttM that thl witness should
ans-.vr qtlcgtloni relating t,. nil par
ti -tpitioi in canMbalgn oontrtbuMoga,
Representative Stall of Texas asked
tie w!:n-ts if after he became Identified
with the Steel Corporation he did n.it
parti :ita In h m tala;n contributions
tn nip capacity as vlca-priildmi of thi
Maw Tort Ufa insurance Company and
if ha had not made personal campaign
contributions since he hecame a director
of tne Steel Corporation.
CRISIS COMES ON QUESTION OF
PERKIN - CONTRIBUT.ONS.
On the firit question, Illchard V.
I.lndabury, counsel for the Steal Cor
poration, advised the witness not to
snawcr, proteaitng lhat It was not a
uiaitei- within the scope of the inquiry.
Yha Chairman derided the matter was
When Mr. Baall naked about Mr.
Perkins's terunal contributions, the
matter v. a, brought to a crista. The
liemocrats and Republicans of the com
mlttaa split and lien the Clialrman
i 'i led the question pertinent an appeal
i out the decla.on of the Chair was
(Continued on Second Page.)
Veteran Member of Upper
House of Congress Was a
Power in Washington.
LRWISTON, Me. Aug. I.r-Unltad
states Senator William P. Fryi died
at hll hone in iliis ,:iy at 3.&S o'clock
this a f te: noon.
T if death Of Sanator Pry. means a
loss of ona itnator to the Rapubltcana.
the Ma ne l.es.slature being I emi'ratlc.
Senator Krye would have been eighty
years old on Sept. .'. He was born In
Maine, near the New Hampshire bor
der, on land that had been granted to
ills forefathers for their services in
the colonial Indian ware.
Mr. Krye was graduated from How
dnin, n; BrunawlcU. Me, end was a law
apprantlct of William ritt Kcsenden.
tha nnti-slavery Whig leader. He prac
ticed law until his rci.utatlon at the
LfWle tam and Other Maine court houses
mod is appearances then the occa
aion of popular gatherings whlcn
rlvglltd country fair day!
He served In t'le Legislature, waa
Mayor of I."w!ston and at thirty-six
yaan of age was ele tel Atturney-tieli-eral
of the State. At thirty-nine he be
came a member of the House Of Repre
sentatives, ami Iks duties kept him un
der the dome of the Capitol at Wash
It. gtcn for the rest of the day of his
Mr Krye was a candidate for Speak
er of the House when he was eleeted to
be a Senator In lftgl, He had been
proniirent In the Ways and Meant and
the Judiciary Committees of the House.
Within two years after he became a
Senator he was Chairman of the Com
mittee on Rules and framed most of the
code by which the affairs of the Senste
are now governed He was head of the
Committee on Commerce, u.-ing his vast
knowl.slge of --hipping for many years.
When vioePraidanl Hobaii glad, and
again when Rooaavalt became President
became of tha aaaiaiinatlon r kfoKln
lay, Mr. Vrra was Preitdant of the
SEND YOUR SUBWAY KICK;
INTERBOROUGH WANTS IT.
Kick, Kick and Kick Again, While
the Crowding and Straphang
ing (jo Right On.
Thu Interbornuayh Kapid TranMt fMm
pttny was c-ompellcil to open a public
bureau to-day to receive 'Vomplalnti,
criticism., auKKestlons, & .' Itulletlrifl
announcing the fact were posted In all
atadons, with request th.it klckerti
call or mall their grievances to the
oftVes nf ihe Vlce-VreBrtdjent a.nrj (Jen
eml Manager. Koom 12, No, 1T Hroad
way. MfMint IniPwthn iTOWding of pasHngera
Into the nub way wnt on with all the
.lisRuatinK i lr umatancea so iainUiar to
the people of New Vortc.
A freatCI1 number .if paaaengeiM than
the oatMeU)' Of the subway ert being
larrled. It wu: be at least five years
tiefurt the propOMd new aubu a a are
completed, antl no pro via ton WhatiVeT
has been made for extensions of the
present underaround avstem.
MISSING MAfT REAPPEARS.
flat Braise Is t'nable lo llerall
Daniel lawrence liralne. who diasp
peared from his home In Olen Rlde,
X. J, a week ago Saturday, walked
Into the office of uhe trity Auto Ca 1
''"tnpany here this afternoon, on -e
He was unable to recall anytSIng
that had happennd to him llnce he left
home ten daya ago. Hie physician pro
nounced him a victim of anhaili
Stlllleoil Nails for Home.
HAVANA. Aug. I -M . - lion he
j American Secretary of War nil hll
party sailed for the United states to
day on the CTUliar North Carolina
I The Secretary was MCOrtad on I cird
by Gen. Macnado, Saoratary of the In
terior, and other Cuban ufflcUli.
DEAD AFTER MANY
DIRT IS FLYING,
REALLY AND TRULY,
ON NEW SUBWAY
Two Shafts Being Sunk on
Lexin.rjton Avenue for
BRADLEY MEN AT WORK.
Street (.evel Unvlisturbe.l Ex
cept for Small Chutes to
Hoist Up Borings.
Ar-unl digging of the new Kat Side
subway bejtan to-. lay at Sixty-second
treet and Lexington avenue. Twenty
flve labor, rs and four carts, under the
direction of Superintendent iai Mc-
ManUI and Chief Engineer Valley Hip
kins of ihe Bradle) Contracting 'Jom-
pany, started the dirt (lying.
A force of men working all night
laid the Hoiking platforms of steel
from which the earth Is shot Into carts.
Two Ihafta, sunk from opposite sides
of Lexington avenue, marked the be
ginning of ihe new tubes, which differ
from the present subway In that they
are to lest one above the other Instead
of side by side. The upper set of
tracks will be used for loi-al trains and
the lower for express traffic.
There will be no open cut. Under
the plans adopted by the city, business
alonu lexmgion avenue will not be
Interrupted by the construction of the
tunnels. The Hr.idley Contracting
Company n ill dig by the 'cut ajsd
cover" plan, which means that the
borings will he carried to ahafta a
block or so apart and then hoisted by
cranes to the working platforms upon
the street level, from which the dirt
goes Into t tie carts 'to be carried to
scows along the water front.
DIGGING BOTH WAYS ON SEC
TION NO. 8.
The portion of Ihe new subway now
under way is Section No. s, which be
gins fifty feet north of the centre line
of East Klfty-thlrd street and extend
under Lex.ngton avenue to fifty feet
north of thl centre line of K.ast Sixty
seventh stteet. This section will be d ig
eacli way from Kast Sixty-second
street, with proWaiu.-i for stations ui
Kasl Klft j -eighth and Fifty-ninth
Within a week the Bradley Contract
ing Company experts to get under wav
the construction of these uddliional sec
tions for wnlch that company has been
awarded tne contract!
Section 1 Begins Ho feet north of the
rejttre line of Must Twenty-sixth street
and extends to the centre line of K.ast
Fortieth street, with stations at Bait
Twenty-seventh and Twenty-eighth
streets and at K.ast Thirty-fourth street
Section lo-lleglns seventy feet south
of the centre line of Seventy-ninth
street and extends to rtfty feet south of
the centre line of East Ninety-third
treet. with a station at East Eighty
Section 11 Heglm fifty feet south of
the centre line of East Ninety-third
street and extends to seventy feet south
Of the centre line of East One Hundred
and Sixth street, with station at East
Nlnety-itxth stteet and East une Hun
dred and Second and one Hundred and
WILL 00 AHEAD WITH EVEN
SECTION NO. 6
As long .is the Hradley Contracting
Company does not dig below Forty-sec.
ond street- section 6 of the awarded
contracts to that company alone talis
btlow that point--tii Interhorough
Raptd Transit Company hopes to .secure
the operating contract for the new oast
side tubes Heluv Porty-aaoond street
the Interhorough experts to iw;ng the
proposed west side tubes, completing Its
"Hi" and making a oonnaotion with tha
new Pennsylvania station.
Officer! of the Hradley Company de
clared to-day that they were going right
ahead with the construction of Section
6. Tney laid that before this particular
work would get under way argument
will be heard upon the lull started In
the name of the Admiralty Baalt) ' om
pany. All that portion of the so -, aiie iri
borough route or Eait Side subway ly
ing above Korty-se -ond street could
be hitched Into the present lUbWay syi
tern with eaie. If thl Intarborough over
turned the promise of the Hoard of Es
timate to make a contract for the un
built subwayi With lh operating ,10111
panv to lie organized by thl Hr oukh n
lupid Transit Company.
Muieruuin rea talione and tuksti its Boe
I toa .uut.id.i tins. llusWa Hoei l'. au.i Steal
Uusi, t'lt.Siil gtsnlag bait, J.v. Liu,, o u
Uotatulea "T1 all ' isstwtse ucrmuu M .i n. ,
Ul c. H. Llias. L'Meh T.rfim fa imge BDq
uar l. ruwtfi IPia. Tail. ah .tap.in Ifoaei
i orrtsi. and trsTrllers' "is.k Tiie W.ir:l 'J
iDuri.i' .irc-s.lt. rulitiff IWortcli Bullilln!, tij OJ
fatk tlx. I'Aai btsrati tuw. '
See the Men! What Are the Men Doing?
S-s-h! They're Digging a Really Subway
HOW ABOUT mFi
WILL 4 HIGHBALLS
Court Refuses to Permit De
fendant to Show That
They Will Not.
I-awver Karpel, nttornev for Wailis
F. Weed of No 23 Weit Seventy-third
Itreet, made JuitlOM Zeiler, Mo!s and
Kaulkner Of SH"'lal Sessions sit up and
stop writing letters to-, lay when the evi
dence against his client fur driving an
automobile when drunk had been en
Policeman Dalanay had stated that on
July v Mr. Weed tried to chase him off
the street with his car.
"He ran It straight at me," said thl
policeman. "He waa ory-eyed 1 meat:.
Your Honors, ho could not see straight "
"1 object," said Lawver Karpel. "It
is for the plaintiff and the plaintiff
al-.ne to say whether he OOUld sal
straight or by some circular or angu
lar method " The objection waa sus
tained "lJld he stagger?" a ked Lawyer
"How could he. ttttlng in a seat like
a itralt la ket " asked the policeman
"What did his lareatb smell Ilk-''
asked the lawyer.
"I'm," eald the policeman
ately. "Like highballs "
"I understand." said Aaalstant District-Attorney
Smith, 'that Mr. Weed
had fo il highballs at the time "
"I object," shouted lawyer Karpel
And then he made the request Wbll h
made the Court sit up and lake notice
"1 aak in refutation of tile '.earned
Ilstrlct-Atturney unjust and tcand'
aloui remark Intimating lhat my client
had drunk four hlghhails and had bang
mad! hunk by them -whio.i be had not
.an I WM not, I make the following
' raauagt i
: "That In the custodv of a pr ipwr
od"er of this court my cher t In taken
to Tom Foley'! across tne atreet and
then and there be permlttad to kiiIiIIh)
four highballs and that arter a raaaon
aide interval to give laid itlmulants a
chance to do the.r worst, he lie again
t brought before the court so that the
! court can ludge for Itself whether he
la, a man who could ba made drunk by
Mr. ed brightened up. The court
attendant- lagan coming from oelnnd
Ihe wings. Even the Jugtlcag licked
their lips Hut l l ev wouldn't allow tha
test. Instead, they acquitted Mr Weed
and adjourned court. Tio-v all aunt ad
to be moving In thl lame direction
when lhay pissed QUI
IMrr HI cb ma it PfsvWsjjae),
John Qttlgliy, Rfty-thrat yean old,
of No. 3t7 West Eleventh s'reet, a
ivat hman on the Qfaiiaavoori street
pier, North It.ver. acclder tally fell off
the siriiigpiece eu:!y to-day and was
diiowiuj. ills body ai ritwarat,
ggWt,. V' . ' '. .1eW. ' I V 1f ' .11
IT IS PITTSBURGH
; H IS ADDED
Spelling of Smoky City's
Name Officially Changed :
by Post-Office Department.
WARIlWrTON, Aug The p.,st-
OfBet Dapartroint to-day addad i long
balatad "H" to the tty ..r nttaburg,
Pa., so that It will now re id oflclally
"Httaburgh." In oonaaquinci Pi itdani
Taft to-day aent to the genatl the nom
ination of William H Davtii Poatmaa
ter at "I'lttetrurg," to be Poatmggtif at
A renomlnatlon alWayi Is regalie-1 In
cases where the names f poal iflloai
are changed. Mr 'avis will pr nt by
the change, for he will have a four r ar
term from the ggy nts nomination ll
confirmed by the Senate to deal out mall
to "Pitta., rg "
HORSE KN0CKSW0MAN DOWN
Hiliiansi lli'l.' n Hash Through
A horse harn.-ssed in a deliver wag
on owned by Jo n Collndo of Lfa M
East fine Hundred and Eighth street.
became frightened this afternoon ind
ran Inio NlMty-l I lh atieet from
Fifth avenue Collnd . hung onto the
reins, and when thl norae ieik.-d tha
Ihaftg loose from lh.. i a(iiii he was
thrown out and draggad About Iwantj
At Third gvanua iha iione gtrueg
Mrs Anr i Wlnilgrada of tic IIM Isl
ington avenue an I k DOC had lier loan
Her held was badly cut. She was tn
ed by Dr. Marah of llarlim Hospital.
The hoise tut lid into One Hundred
and "lath itreet, ind a: Kirrt granua It
was stiippi-i by Poll uman Hay of tin
East une Hundred and fourth street
i NEW BAD SPELL;
Kidney Congestion Returns
and Stimulants Given t
Keep Up Heart Action.
I'AlttS. Aug -John W. Cafes had
another bad turn to-day, a reeurrence
of aongairlon or the irtdnayi weakening
him fo luch an ex'ent thai Ml do'tors
found It necessary to administer heart
Last Right hla physicians -tated thai
the action of the kidneys continued lo
improve arid that the Inflammation in
thl lung! had lessened This gave some
, n our agein.tit. At dav.lglil. however,
tne patient showed UJtfgVOranlg symp
tom! and Dr. Oros was histllv sum
nione.1. He found the flnan .er suffering
fiom congestion of the kidneys, and al
though the physic im was able to af
ford soma relief thl OODjglltloa returned
toward ihe middle of tiie day.
Mr, 'lates ! heart Is very weak arid
se. ni to respond leu promptly with
UPHOLDS ESTIMATE BOARD.
Jlisllee Hell, Hefnsea to ('niel
Appointment of lerkl.
Justice Kelly of 'he Kings County Hu
p.,..r,e Couff refuse 1 t i- tay to grant a
mandamus Compelling ti I II 'ord of Letl
n.a'e to approve of the i e.vmimendathm
! of the Hoard of Municipal .fudges of
Brooklyn 'hat twi
allowed the Muni
Jtwlloa Kally de
additional oleekl in
Ipal Court lu the
' 1 1 onder thl
la 1 i.a'e lias dla
ri Ing on all such
law iha Boa
I ci en mary po
DC 1 u ' -t . i a .t.ju, I
WOMAN OF WEALTH
DIES BY HANGING IN
Miss Rowan, Sister-in-Law of Late
President Booth of Ward Dint,
Found Dead in Bathroom After
Ten Days' Search.
"FAMILY TROUBLE'' BLAMED
IN FIVE LETTERS LEFT.
Great Neck Summer Place,
Hiding in Town to Die.
After a search for ten days for Miss Mary E. Rowan, sister-in-law of
the late Henry Prosper Booth, President of the Ward line of steamships
and a very wealthy man, her body was found to-day hanging in the
bathroom of the marble mansion at No. 4 Riverside Drive, at which M-.
Booth's widow makes her home.
About tlie neck was I bath towel. Another towel had been tied to
the water tank in the bathroom. The cav was evidently one of suicide.
The Itonlh manalon Is a four-itory
house of mu It architectural pre'enslon.
In It lived Mrg, Angellne M. Itoolh,
WldOW of Henry P Booth, and her lis
ters. Mre Walter Uttrfn and Mlsi
Itowan Several weeks ago all three
sisters went to their summer home at
Ureal Ne. k, I.. I A week ago Itat
Thursday Miss Itowan returned to the
RETURNED. UTTERING UNEX
PLAINED WORD "TROUBLE."
No one was at Ihn house when Mise
Itowan returned to it, except the house-
0 0 0 0 0
o 0 0 2 0 -
llatterles- Wllise and Meyers, ftb-hie
AT 8T LOUIS.
0 0 0 t
0 0 0 0
Rattfrir--Kntitr and Km In , Mr
nim and Hllat.
0 0 0 0
ii 0 3 2
Batteries tteebe and Madden. Ferry
AT NEW YORK.
00 0 0201 1 0-4
Hattewlea--MuIPn inl Stanage. War
hop and Sweeney
Hgonsn O Win
(J '4 0
llatterles Lafntte and sltanage.
Veug an and Hlalr.
0 0 0 3
(i 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 l
From Sisters in
keeper To her the iplnter kept re
peating the word:
She offered no explanation of her re
mark rind the honsskeeper thought that
he had merely returned from th
'uurrtry to get some artlclee for th
surrmor place Then the allien In tiie
country misse l Mlas Itowan.
From tdaaM French, the housekeeper.
Coroner Felnlierg learned that ihe re-p.-te,
t William S HfM, Mrs Law
rence'e e.m-ln-law. that Miss Itowan ha 1
been at the house Mr Hill, who was
In the habit of frequently vlalllne both
the town and . ountrv places of t;0 g.
ten, repeated the etatetnent to Mr
Hooth. Tlien they began their aearch,
Ves'.-r.liv Mrs Hootn cme Hi from
O-reat Nock in her touring car and
directed that every part of the big
house be 1 enrolled for her mlaalng sis
ter The house was gone over, wlt.i
the exception of tiie bathnsim on the
top door) which was locked To-da the
aeir. h ied to this goor and a lo.-ksn.ith
a as PwNed lo open the door.
Two towels had been used by tiie au.
clde. line she had tied about her mout Ii
to pre-ient any uutcry ami the seoon.l
had been uied al a noose.
Tho ..ITlclals learned that Miss Rowan
as dependent upon her wealthy silter
for support and that this faot led to th
troubled state of her mind that reeult-d
Mrs La Wrm ee Is the widow of the
lata owner of the Sherman Sitiare Hotel
and Is wealthy
Five letters were found in the room,
one of them was addressed to thl Coro.
tier and said
Only family troubles make me do
tbil I am not craiy, I am only
heart-broken. Tleaae ask my cousin.
Mrs. J V Farl mte of No lj uT.
ford avenue. Newark, N. I , to take
charge of my remains.
A lOCOnd letier addressed
housekeeper, contained thli
Llmle I thank you for your kind
ness to me Incloaed Bad KSJ to make
your sick sister happy.
The other letters were addressed to
Mn l.awrenre and Mr. and Mrs. Kar-
RELATIVE OFFERS NO EX
PLANATION OF WOMAN'S ACT.
Coroner Felnberg took charge of the
house ehortly after being notified by Mr
Hill of the finding of the body. Mr. Hi:;
told him that he knew- of no reason whe
Mill Itoawn should take her own l.fe
He aald that, while she had been in poor
health recently, her phyalcal and mental
condition tiad never been audi as r.
Henry Pr ;ier Hooth. whose addow
jowne tha home, died Jan. W. 190.1. Me
! married Miss Ar-fle M. Itowan In lie;
Hi waa a dlrec'or In the American Mail
Steamahlp Company, the Bruniwlck
Dock and Olty Improvement Company,
the Internutlonal Expreaa Company,
Cie New York and Cuba Mai. .Stean.
ahlp v'ompuny ithe Ward Line); the
Federal I na ura ncl Company, the t'nttsd
Slated and Hortu nioo Nav jatlon Corn-pan-
and the International Coal i'xr.
lie lett. a laetMgi a ggreegj wiii:oa t$
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