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POPE NEAR DEATH, LATEST VATICAN REPORT
Tammany and O'Gorman at War Over Collectorship
WE A THE It Rats To-nlsht Thwrsday Pair.
WIMMN Halo Ta-alghl, Tharsday Pair.
PBZOX ONE OENT.
NEW TARIFF ENDS INCREASE
IN COST OF LIVING AND WILL
IN TIME CUT
Congressman Patten Explains
for Evening World Just
What Its Effect Will Be.
NO SUDDEN CHANGES.
Reduction of Retail Prices Will
Be Gradual, but It Will
By Samuel SI. William.
tat Correspondent of Ths TmlBf
WASHINGTON. April 1 "What dl
Ml benefit le the aversge cltlxtn of
Maw Tork 10 (at out of this naw
Ths Question was put by The Eve
ning World to Congressman Thomaa a.
PAtUM f Now Tork City in ths lobby
of th sous whll hli fsllow-Dmo-orotic
nimbiri wars anlmataJly At"
hating taa schedules In WM Bafor
a ana war oould ba given, Congrsaerasn
Jamas L. Blaydsn of Bait Antonio, Tex..
nsproacheJ win this exclamation:
"You New Torkar ought to ba eon
taat. Tou always (at tba boat of
ry thing." ........
"Why, this tariff Mil gives avarythlng
ehoapar to tha consumer," replied tha
Texan, "and you Now Yorkers ara tba
fcux art consumers In tha country."
"It ia trua that Naw York ii tha con
suming centre of the country," replied
tha New York Congressman. "The city
draw auppllea from every State. In tba
t'nlon and Importa from every foreign
country. It la probably the beat and
richest customer the world of business
has Williams haa Juel aaked me. for
The Evening World, how our people,
that la. how the individual New Yorker
la going to benefit pereonally by tariff
reduction. My answer ia this:
"go tar as nductlona In the retail
prlcea of various commodities, auch aa
food, clothing and articles of dally use
mentioned In thla bill, I do not look for
any appreciable change Immediately,
tiugar probably will aell at the same
price aa before In the grocerlee. Al
though flour la to bs put on the free
list, I pranume bread will be eold at
the unit price aa prevails to-djy.
BENEFITS TO THE MASSES, NOT
"Many ohangee are being made in the
tales of duty, for example, on a variety
of chemicals, which are used principally
In the compound an. I manufacture ol
ether article of dally sale. Theft !s nu
reason to anticipate any Immediate re
duction In market prlcea In the retail
stores. New Yorkers naturally, will aak
why. Aa 1 aee It, the reason la this: "In
counting the benefits of lower tariffs
we can deal only with large units on
population, not with the individual, be
cause the percentage of reductions of
duty, figured In dollare and cents. Is so
sjmall when applied to the quantity of
any specified article used by one Indi
vidual consume-. A fraotloo of a cent
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First Bullet Misses Detective,
Prisoner Fires Second Into
His Own Head.
, WENT TO COURT ARMED
Convicted of Attacking
Woman, Hays Awaits Trial
on Girl's Charge.
Af'er conviction to-day In the Court
of tperal rteseions at St. George of as
sault In the third degree, Patrrrtk J.
Hay, a railroad detective, attempted to
ehoot and kill his custodian, Detective
Joseph Lawaon, In front of the court
house and county Jail at Richmond.
Lawson evaded a bullet fired at him by
Hays, who then shot himself In the
head and is now In the Smith Infirmary
In a critical condition.
In a moment of consciousness on the
operation table this afternoon Haye ad
mitted that he bad intended to kill
Lnwson and escape. Uesl le his con
viction to-duy for an attack on Mrs.
Aureus llurbauk of Elm Park, II...
ia charged with attacking a flfleeii-year-old
gtrl of Tort Richmond, llaya
waa employed by the II and O Rail
road and lived at Kim Park.
I lays waa arrested In December on
the ehstg of attacking tbt girl. Tha
caee was culled for trial, lut the ac
tion was postponed. New papers were
prepared and the District-Attorney ai
prepared to move the trial of Hays In
the next term of the County Court.
On April 7 Hays attacked Mrs. Uur
bank, bluckened both her eyes, broke
her nose and otherwise disfigured her.
She swore out a warrant before Magis
trate Handy In New Brighton, and
Have was arrested on April 10. Mag
istrate Handy held him for trial In
tho Court or special Sessions and aJ-
raltttd Ma to bail.
BULLET BARELY MISSES LAW
, SON'S HEAD.
Wieii Hays appeared In tne Court of
Special Station. In the Borough Hall
at St. George to-day he was not
atari-hud. He was tried by Justices
Mclnerny, Deuel and Korker, who pro
MNinoaS him guilty. Hoys refused to
put In a defense. The Assistant District-Attorney
called the attention of
the Ckmrt to the more serious obarge
pending against Hays and be was re
manded to the County Jail at Richmond
for one week.
Detective Uwaon took Hays and
two other prisoners from St. (ieorge
to Richmond In a trolley Oaf. The
three prisoners and the Jetecttve left
the car a block from the Jail. As they
reached tho sidewalk leading up to Lie
Jail entrancs Lawson stopped to but
ton his coat. Haye pulled his revolver,
pointed It at Dawson and tired.
The detective waa too wary and
Haye waa In a hurry. The bullet
whlaaed over Dawaon'a head aa he
made a dive for tha prisoner. Seeing
that he had missed Haya placed the
musale to his temple and pulled the
trigger. Dawson grabbed him at Dae
same moment and the muxxle of the
revolver waa ao deducted t tint tlie bul
let entered Hay's bead behind the
Killed Os Way lo Mulhrr.
I BEDVIDERE, N. J., April 16. -It. C
Welch of Barclay, aid., waa killed on a
I., high and Hudson train here last night.
He waa on a freight train and from the
Information gathered by Coroner Ureek
I he waa beating hla way from New ton to
this place hi way to Maryland. Tha
train broke In two and he fell under the
wheels. In hi i clothing was a lettsr
'from hla mother asking hlui to come
FAILS AT MURDER
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" Circulation Books Open to All."
The Prats PaMUh
put ouadio Akin
nun i ormiio mu
In Tiny Yawl Crew of Aban
doned Schooner, With Mate's
Wife, Faces Double Peril.
ARE FINALLY RESCUED.
Oil Steamer Picks I'n Sirrvi-
vors of Loltie R" Russe" Af
ier i weniy-iour noun.
Seven men and a woman, s.i v est from
the aea and the more horn .le death of
being devoured by hungry nharks, ar
rived here to-day on the ISaeotf
Oeorg.an Prince, In from Tuxapau
with a cargo of crude oil. The men
anj women are the aurvlvors of the lit
tle schooner Dottle R. Rusael, which
they abandoned Sunday afternoon sev
enty miles off Cape Henry.
The woman Is the wife of First Mats
Van 7. int and Capt. J. C. Jama of the
lost veesel says she was aa brave as
any of the men. If she had any tea
during the twenty-four hours that all
hands were adrift la a yawl aha showed
no signs of It, wihlle the sob no! of sharks
Played around tha tiny aball adrift hi the
gale In a bed of great, groan, whlte
Tho Dottle R Ruetell allied from
Charleston, S. C, last Friday, bound
for Philadelphia. On the following day
she ran into a gale, which Increased In
violence until It was a hurricane. The
little craft, with shortened aall, acudJed
along over tha moountalns and valleys
of water and the waves flooded the
galley and threatened to engfjlf her.
Saturday afternoon she sprang a
leak, and the men were kept busy at
the pumps through all the night, the
storm showing no signs of abating. The
wavas that flooded the galley left the
vessel with scarcely any provision..
That day and night there waa nothing
to eat but bread, and that waa soaked
with brine. They had also a few cana
of peaches and these ware partaken
CREW AND WOMAN TAKE TO
BOAT AMID STORM.
I'ntil Sunday afternoon, with her top
sails rent by tne gale and the main
sails reeled, the Mcliooiier was com
pletely at the mercy of the storm. She
was waterlogged, for the tfforii if the
men at the pumps were of no avail In
lowering ths wutu In the hold. With
lew provisions on board, Capt James
deemed It Oest to make for the open
aea In the little yawL
It was with no little effort and with
great danger that the small boat eras
launched and the crew and Mrs. Van
,.ur. placed Into It. The achouner waa
being pitched and tossed oy Uie big
seas and the yawl was puunded once or
twice aralust the vessel's side. The
brine soaked bread snd the few cans of
peaches were all the food left and they
had no flesh water In the little yawl.
All the atlernoon, while ths boat wa
rocked and swung by the wans, the
survive. s searcheii the vast stretches of
the sea for a ship, but not a sign ap
peared on the htiriiun. Then in the wild
waters there appeared the fin of a
ahark. Then another and another.
Ugly heads appeared In the wake of the
yawl, by Its side all around It. The
men tried to Joke about the school of
hungry man-eaters to keep up one
another's courage. The attempt was
All hands knew a hat must happen If
a wave overturned the yawl or flllei,
the tiny craft. Hut they kept the know,
edge to themselves. Sailonnen are not
inunh given to prayer, but If any of
them m the crew had ever learned a
prayer, they remembered It at that
time. with. gWfUl dnath staring them
in the face, riding on the waves aloug
akle of them Mrs Van Zaut. with
pale face, prayed for them all, ,
SHARKS FOLLOW TOSSING BOAT
TO WIN THEIR PREY.
All through Sunday algal their boat
was lifted to the up of u ean mountains
and plunged through aal.s of giv.-n
and white water. All through toe n...t
the hungry sharks rude wltu them. Now
up, now down, the boat was carried and
always the Sharks keeping up with Its
very motion. They sought tn heat them
off with oars, but in vain, it a as a
uiaht of horror for them all.
Morning dawned and the shsrks were
still mere, out tne storm nau auattd a
ll'viuluuci wis ti.aU l'Mfa
YORK, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16,
Pope Pius X.
Attending to His Official Duties
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Told He Must Get Collector
ship for Organization Man
or Break With Machine.
IgpssUI Fr.rts siff rSrsMpofidnit of the
Metitiis World. I
WASHINGTON) April IS A crisis In
Naw York Democratic politics has
ntlsen over the appointment of a Obl
lector 01 the Port of ' York, licfor
io . es sre being made to the Itepiinllciin
row over the same iiuesllon years ami,
when senators fttrik Itnar anil Piatt re
signed because President Darrleld ap
pointed a Collector hostile to their or
ganiaatlon Tantmany haw den-anded ,,f Senatoi
n'Oorrnaii that hi secure the appoint
nv.tnt "f an 111 ganlzatlon mun for col
lei tor. Tantmany leadeis lire say Ins
plainly that he must "deliver the i
Bunds" or break with the organisation. I
They say he has secured twu Juicy I
plums for Ms own family hut nothing
fO the Tiger His son-in-law, Dudlayi
Ple'd Miilnne, has heen made an Avslsf. 1
snt Secretary of State and his law
partner. Hnowu.n .Marshall, has been
Tammany has not had a single ap
pointment snd Is furious Senator
O'Oormsn Is furious, loo with mixed
rsga. embarrassment snd perplexity.
Iiecsse he has been caught between
fires. The President and members of
Cabinet give nr. attention to his recom
mendations, lis hod a personal Inter
view with the President Monday nlirht,
protesting against the reported deci
sion to appoint Frank i. Polk as
O'Unrinan realises that he g rhirxed
with responsibility for Marshall and
Malone, but protests that ho la not re
sponsible for tho appointment! and
would have preferred others. Antl-
Ttmmtoy men ate flocking- to the
White U nite i dOtll NOW V... iters ami
up-Stale leaders Plott aie many and
Blged, an i tsplutlona urs Immlutot
IttpfagsnttllVa Frauds. Burton Harri
son uf New fork to-day irg.-.l in. ap-
pointmtni of J ullog J. w. Qarartl tu a
Olptomal I pott, U M Ani'kdale of
lui. iiest. r, v. V.i prttanteU t IS name ..r
John U LyhO tu hs I'nllad Stale At
lorn) lul Hi Western DUt I ol uf Ntt
Dr Iftry W alker went to ask Pre -dent
Wilson 'o appoint hf COAtRllI
glOnar 01 Pthtlopj Arn.taui S, uetary
itraliaiu look vtbaigs ol Ar faypUcaUasB.
as Seen in His Study
tjthb. POP& JT MIO 5T.UD5iT
FROM OFFICE AS
'Serious Irregularities' Charged
Against Official Who Was
to Have Quit July 31.
WASIll.NOTON, April M. Willis U
Moore, Chief of the Weather Uureau,
whose realgnatiou has been In President
WlltOtVl hands to tiecome effective July
:l was sumtnarilv removed from office
to-ilav. "barged with "aerlou Irregu
larities." Tha announcement was made at the
White House while a conference waa In
prostata between Secretary Houston
and I'reeident Wilson
Prof, Moore declared to-day that eeoret
lunges had been preferrex against
him and that they had1 neen secret lv
InvasMgatStd (ft bail mm been shown a
copy of the.e chatvres, .he eald; had not
htsp ulcen any oppoitonlly tu Invest '.
Kite thorn hknatlfi and was given no
opportunity to cross-examine the w't
ntgaj who testified aaalnst ban. No
npoOTtOtrlly it "I been given MM to de
fend rUmaalfi he Stnlartfl
I have been treated like a prisoner
txied to Siberia. " said the former
W eal her Cnlef
Moore handed In his re Ignatlnn lees
in in a month ago under drcumstanca
winch led to persistent report that lie
had been tn quit It waa than
nii'iouncod he would stay until July
H to permit the selertlon of a sue
ces'or TY COBB A HIGHLANDER?
NO SUCH LUCK. SAYS DAVIS
Owner PaiTSlI Dount Know Any-
thing rVbOUl Kumfir That Star
OutfielJer is to .loin Chanc.
SaarttSty T.wn Davis of the New York
American I.mgue t'lub derlarod lata
this afternoon that if there was any
movomanl OP foot to bring Ty t'oob to
tht Hle'hlajid. rs I had not been heart
of In Prank I'amll's office.
if spmsbody Is going lo give Cobb
lo us I'm awful glad to hear II and
111 tell Mi l-'arrell right away. I
know he naan't heaisl of It yet" ,
"Ho," sat. I Mr Da Via, seriously.
"Theft i nothing to gutto a rtSOPI so
t.i M I kl lOtJ I can t Imagine where
It godlq have orUiie'ad unless aoms
rumor spteu ler had noililitg else Ui do
w ills t iv as raining.
World Wants Work Wonderi
f" Circulation Books Open to
TY COBB THINKS
I HE'S BIGGER THAN
Detroits' Owner Hotly Ex
plains Why Star Player Is
DKTROfT. Mloh.. April fl Dlsol
pllns, not monsy. Is tho all Important
question at Issue In lh dlepul be
tween the Detroit American League
baeeball club and It star player. Out
fielder Tyruo Cobb, who la now under
suspension beoauss ho refused to ac
cept ths terms of the ltll eontraot
tendered him by President Navln.
This declaration was mads by Mr.
Navln to-day la a signed statement
It Is understood that II. loo Is the
amount Involved In the monetary dis
pute. Ths statement follows.
"The dlfferenoe between air. Cobb
I and Uie Detroit BaaobaU Club U not
I over a matter of monsy. There are
I fundamental prtnolplea Involved prin
ciples of discipline recognised In all
I walka of life.
j "It I conceded by everybody that
Mr. Cobb la ths beat ball playsr In
the world. And Mr. Coon Is alao the
beat paid ball player lo tne world.
Hut this Is not the issue.
"Mr. Cobb did not make baseball,
baasball made him. A player oannot
bs blggsr than the game which creates
him. To give In to Mr. Cobb now In
his prssent attitude would bs to con
cede that he Is greater than the game
Itself, for be haa sst sll Its laws at
"If Mr. Cobb doesn't like a room a
hotel clerk gives him bs quit the elub
lor a weak. If he doesn't like what a
lily man In the grandstand yells at
blm be punches his face and 1 again
out of the game. He quit the gams
whsn ws were fighting for a pennant
and publloly atated thai he would not
play wltb bis comrade la the Held, D.
Jones, on account uf some uilsojidar
slandlng with that piayer.
"If he doesn't feel like practising he
stays away If Ml ths para, lie has
giown to believe that hit gieatueas pre
cludes bis being uUjevll to duo disci
pline. I think Mr. Cobb eveutjally will
recognise his fault until be does there
can be no understanding between us.
"THK MHT MILLION ' la t iitasM ami tatM
rat ibrtlliu turltB l itffvoturt. It It fu'I of
kit iouif.1 na daesv suist-i, lfivrf Li h
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tjvirl ntjf eifffill t'tlta Ltt rartf . Ti t retail
alil" 1 ,! oi run i.i ii in r i ciiDpaid)
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POPE PIUS X. DYING
AFTER COUGHING SPELL,
REPORT FROM VATICAN
Pontiff Almost Suffocates During At
tack, Which Brings on Exhaustion
That Alarms Attendants, Who
Look for the End.
TO DRAW UP HIS WILL
Pius Had Rallied Slightly During the
Day. Following a Bad Night, but
Grave Symptoms Again Appeared.
HOME, April ISV-Tkt iatttt tsffto fna tha ktdiMa af Urt Paajs
rltre that tbt PtatM It ojltf.
Tht Ptpt baa aUrmlaf caagklnr tftli tklt thtn9, atsMtt
lug stfTsralloa. Tbt attack mi followed by arb axkansUoa Uaal
allrndlaf tbt I'ontlB frartd tbt went
Copyright, ltll, by The Press Publishing Company (The Naw Torh Wttt.
(Special cable deepatch to The Evening World.)
ROMli, April 16. The condition ot Pope Pius to-day 4s ahfmaag
despite a rally this morning, and the gravest fears sre entertained by ail
at the Vatican. Less than twenty-four hours ago, when the isewspapers
were pronouncing the Pope convalescent, The Evening World oorr
spondent cabled that the crbis was still to come. The change for the
worse came even more suddenly than might have been thought pptriNf
Not merely did the Pontiff's temperature remain all night at the highest
point yet reached, but since early morning symptoms of pneumonia bsvs
developed with alarming rapidity.
The Pope's breathing is very Irregular and hh pulse has increased to
95. His temperature varied frequently during the forenoon. Or. Andrai
Amid visited him just before noon, when he found an almost imper
ceptible rise had taken place since early morning. The Pope is disturbed
more than usual by his cough, which has become more trnnMrmnki
PAROLE FOR ONE SLAYER
OF JENNIE BOSSCHEITEfl.
Pardon Board Pavors Andrew
CampbeH , Rejects Application of
Death and McAllister. .
TRENTON, Hi J., April It The Court
of Pardons to-day paroled Andrew
Campbell of Peterson, who was sen
tenced to thirty years Imprisonment for
trie murder of Jennie Hoss heller. Ths
applications of William A. Death and
Walter McAllister, alao sentenced to long
terms for the same crime, were refused
by the court
The Boswtileter murder occurred frf-
teen yeare ago. Jennie was a beautiful -
young mill girl. One night ths ihraa
men and another who has served a fif
teen year eentence govs her drugged
llijuor In a rater sun saloon Thoy took
her to the ouleklrts of tho city and
mistreated her, and later took her to a
rim tor's office. The doctor pronounced
her dead and oaussd th arrest of th
Campbell' release I not duo to til
health, but because of a largo number
of petitions In his behalf and a fooling
that he was tba lsaat guilty of tha men.
SUNDAY DELICATESSEN BILL
PASSES THE SENATE
Measure Permits the Opening of
Stores in Large Cities Before 10
A. M. and After 4 P. M.
AJiHAXV, April it--The Pollok-Bia-nr
bill, allowing delicatessen stores to
keep open eitwdaya before 10 A. M. and
after P. hi., passed the senate to-day
snd Is no ready for signature by the
A large number of delloateaoen dial
ers a ere present and applauded whan
the announcement of the vot
mads The vol was It to I to
PRICE ONE OENT.
fop Pius" brother. Assists Bart a, aad
K two sisters art almost constantly at
nu nsasid. Ths Pop retain
lucidity and seems to realise m
hitherto ths gravity of his c
Exrspttng Immediate relatives,
aierry del Val keeps strict
against ths admission of any sas to tbt
lawyer Vacrtaraa, who
ssats th. aai, aoe, waa
the Tatteaa tats fisssss
Uwrt draw wp tho laat
net . the Papal gisrstarr of
Earlier la ths morning ths Pop' sts
tr entered th Vatican and war ra
re! red by Mgr. Parolla. tho Pops'
nephew, who hold there waltlag la at)
ante-chamber until tba dtag haa
ended their visit. They than eassrsd
th Popo's ohanrbar. Later thoy ad
journed to an adjoining obapei, whar
they heard two masses oelebratsd, sjSje
by Mgr. Bressan and tho other hp Md.
DOCTOR QUOTED AS SAVINS)
DEATH l NEAR.
The Fonttero favor resitted M
th early morning hours aad hla I
Ins; was somewhat
net complain of I
Tho sudd so change nasi after a Ay
of hope and apparent Improvnnaat Aa
Mora, Hla UoUnaso instated on ovar-
mght a sleep ao asavy aa
approach oosaa altamatad with
of rstlsn a, during whloh ha has)
paroxysms af ooaghlng,
Bsvsral Incidents Indicate that tat
officials of taa Vatican can ap
resist tha oonvloUon that tha
near. Dr. AaaloL after leaving tha
St a few minutes to apaaa ta a Srl
"I tsar n
w aat "
do era of Thursday."
rope seo xzzL. aad aha "man Is
that ha has beoa seabed f do tho sat
for Pops Pisa x. asawyov ratal ia
favs, ths Papa's mmom, !l!3
long safmn with flaHlaal
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