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XEW-YORK. MONDAY. JUNE 26, 19O5.-FO0BTBE_S P AGES.-by Th^^V^iati,
TR1CE THREE CENTS.
LODZ HELD BY TROOPS
'ALL POLAND IX HIA'OLT.
llany Minor Riots?The Strike
General?Thousa nd* Flec.
t.o__. June 25.?The most serious phase of the
Sghtlng between the military and strikers is at
an end. but there are still isolatcd attacks in the
gqburb?. At Baluty this morning Cossacks at
tacke _ ? Jewish family of five persons who were
tfriving ln n cab to the railway station and shot
ard killed all of them. as well as the cabman.
At Fabjariee. near Lodz. workmen attacked
tao poHcemcn and shot and killed one and
aoanded the ot_e_r.
There is a general exodus from Lcdz. Twelve
tboissand persons have already left the city. and
al! trn in? are > vov.ded.
In the dteturbancw thirty-five government
liouer stores were destroyed by the niobs. which
appropriated all the caah and stamps found on
the premises and added them to the funds of
the Socfaltst party.
The wo"______"t i"1 al? the factories wlll strike
ift-morrow
Preraineat cittaens this morning telegraphed
to General Shastow, commanding the troops
bere. ssklng tor protection against the brutality
of the soklier.. especlally ihe Cossacks, who in
one Instance killed and robbed the servant of a
wealthy man named Rosenblatt, who was carry?
lng $. .*?? to the bank. The general promised lo
juni-_ tl?S offenders, bnt said he required wit
nes-es of the occurrenoe io testify against the
Cessai bs
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SEDITIOX IX WARSAW.
Gendarmes Fire on Crowd?AU
Workmen Called Out.
WuttAXW, Jun" 2.-.?Troops are patrolling all
the streets in the factory and Jewish districts
to-nieht.
In the suburh of Pra^a to-day some work
ine . shot and wounded t\>-<> policemen.
In Ogiodowa-SL ther- was an encount.. he
tiveen the gendarmsB and a crowd, and shots
vrere fired on both sides. Three eiviliar.s and
one g_n?3rmc were wounded. In other streets
process ions of workmen were rj_spersed.
The proclamation Issued yesterday by the
Social Democratic party of Poland a:id Iathua
r.ln. oallin? out workmen as a protest aeainst the
Lodz massacre. says that In orde- to shovr the
eolidarity of their brethren and to protest
agalriFt "the new and ir.ces.ant crimes of tho
Emperor's government" all Warsaw must sio;>
jvork to-morrow.
The proclamation orders that not a single fac?
tory or workshop shall be operated, and that
?ffloes, ehop., restaurams ..nd coffee houses
ftsusi close and all traffie must cease. It says
tbat the red f.ag. the flag of the workingmen,
Xaost Coat ln the streets of Warsaw. and calls
cpen _H w-rrkmen to help their brothers arrange
_. Bs_nera_t strike.
L____ton, June 26.?The Warsaw correspondent
ai The Standard" says that the court martial
?wfclch trtei Stephen Okrjela. the locksmith who
tfcrew the bomb into the Praga poliee station on
Mnroh 6. has redttced.__l_-!??PtPnce from that ot
tfea'.b to rwenty years at hard labor.
THE XlTlVS SUPPRESSED.
Strict Ccnsorship Over All Dis?
patch es from Lodz.
- Petersburg. June 20.?Beyond the bare
announcement that firing was again heard on
Saturday ni?;ht in the Jewish quarter at Lodz
end that the Jews are leaving that city in great
i.umbers. there is almost nothing known here
about the situation. Even an adequate esti?
mate of the ir.agr.itude of Friday's flerce struggl
ln the gtreets cannot be obtalned bere, as prae
tirally all tetegraxns. except brlef and unsatis?
factory rr.fssagts to the ageneies, are held up
Vy the censorsnip.
The newspapers are without information. and
General TrepoiFs adjutant said that the poliee
department had nothing to oommnnlcate. Am?
bassador Meyer also is without news, though
American consuls are under orders to telegraph
immediately happenings of importanee in their
districts.
The lack cf Information prevented any display
of feeling on ihe part of the workmen of St.
I-jtiubmiL. m._:=y of whom are in sympathy with
aodal revolut:...~.ary <l<?ctrines, and there is
ljUle discussion in the clubs and cafes. most of
the people in>t being nware 'hat anything un
usual is ba_ppenms ta Poland.
? \\'be-i the details beeome known it may be ex?
pected that tbe n_ v _ will ereate the deepest im
l,i tlflnn in _E industrial sections of Russia and
bring ahont _U____de"___ wUdi would be particu?
lar! v anfort&sate :U this juncture, when the
government is bendfog ??very effort to induce
the people to be patlent and to await the issu
anc? ?.f a ._k.-??o annoanciog the convocation of a
nati-nal assembl-f. The date for the conv-catlwi
was some time ago tentatively fixed for June 2S,
but the final rc-vis'.ot. of the project is taking
longer th m had been expected. and the ukase
wiH probably have to be postponed.
In Poland itself ihe events at Lodz may start
a period of open resistance to the troops lasting
for months. Besides l_odz, Warsaw. Kattscfa,
Petvakovk and other manufacturlng centres
havr t??en on the verge of anaichy for several
months. and disturabances sitr.i.ar to those at
Lodz. on a greater or smaller scale. are to be
drsadod wherever and whencver military condi?
tions give the slightest encouragement.
ITALIANS ATTACK CONSULATE.
Genoese Break Windows of Russian Quar?
ter??PoHce Disperse Mob.
Genoa June 25.-A hostile demonstration took
piace Saturday night at the Kussian consulate
here There were criesof "Down with the
Cxar!" and windows were broken. The poliee
u.sj.ersed the n~ob.
GVASD SET^vF TOMB.
Rumors That Body of Benjamin
Gaskill Is Nat in Fault.
Ifc-Y Ti::.EOI!APH M THE TRIBI'N F.. 1
Boston. Jane 25.?A guard has been set on the
tomb at the Forest Hills remetery supposed to
contain the body of Benjamin Gaskill. of Phila?
delphia. and the keeper of the piace has been
ordered to "keep hls mouth sliut." Whether the
body of Gaskiil is really there is impossible to
tell. The undcrtikers say they know nothins. t?
the contrary. They say the coffln was sealed
when they received lt from Philadelphia. and
it might have contained old bones for all that
tbey know. Joseph Waterman, the under ta ker.
says he met the train and found the cofiin was
accompanied by a repre_cntative of the Philadel?
phia undertakers.
T! ? :r man made ull anangem. nt^ for the
bui.ai and the .Yutcrm.'n wagon simply carried
the box to the cemetery, where it was placed in
a vault. The sexton has received orders from
the Gaskills to say nothins ana to answer no
questions. There is no law that wlll allow an
Investigation here of the coffln. Any investi?
gation will have to be started in Philadelphia.
There are many puz^lln-r little details about the
case here.
I AS! TRAIN PUT BACK.
Speed Xot the Cause of Wreck of
Twentieth Century Flyer.
The Twentieth Century Limited eighteen hour
schedule will be resumed to-day. W. H. New?
man. presldent of the road, in making the an?
nouncement bases the resumption on a three
fold investigation. indicating that the Mentor
wreck was not due to tbe speed of the train.
President Newrnan's statement is as follows:
The rigid invfstigation of the wreck on the
Lake Shore road, at Mentor, Ohio, which haa
been made by the offlcials of the Lake Shoi-.
tompanv. and by the State Railway Commis?
sioner of Ohio, who. with the Chief Inspector of
Railways for that State. made a personal in?
vestigation at the scene of the accident. having
shown conolusively that t"he accident was not
caused bv the speed of the traln. it ls now de?
cided unnecessarv to longer continue the uower
schedule of the Twentieth Century traln. the
time of which was lenptViened pendlng a thor?
ough Investigation of the cause of the accident.
Its schedule of eighteen hours between New
York and Chicago will be resumed Monday.
June 26.
The operating and trafflc executive offlcials
of the Xew-York Central lines west of Buffalo
arrived here from Chicago early in the morning,
with the object it is said. of convincing the
management that an eighteen hour schedule
was not only safe. but imperative so long as
the Pennsylvania Railroad contlnued to run an
eighteen hour train. When the eighteen hour
service was discontinued the Western offlcials
received many protests from men in all walks
of life. urging a return to the shorter schedule.
r.nd relteratlng their faith in the ability of the
New-York Central lines to run eighteen hour
trains with safety.
DOG CAUSES TWO DEATHS.
Llve Wlre Kills Men who Tried to
Rescue It.
Trenton, N. J.. June 25.?Walter Ewing. a
telegraph operator of New-York City, and Will?
iam Dawson. of Hopewell. were instantly killed
about <*> o'elock thls evenlng in the latter "piace,
a hamlet about ten miles above this city, by a
broken wlre. heavily charged with electriclty.
Ewing was accompanied by Miss Matthews, hls
intended wife, and was about to call on a friend
when. in frcnt of the friend's house. a dog be?
came entangled in the broken wlre. Ewing went
to help the animal. The wire coiled about
Ewing's body and Dawson went to his assist
ance. resulting in the death of both young men.
Miss Matthews was eye witness to the double
tragedy. _
RACE RIOT IX INDIANA.
Carnival at LaiLTcncciillc Breaks
Up in Free Fight.
_BV TEI-I-MRA-PH. TO THE TBIBVN'K.J
Vincenr.es. Ind.. June 25.?In a race riot at
< Lawrencevillc. 111.. flve mil?s west of thls city. at
! 11 o'elock ia. t night. four men were dangerously
: wounded and one of them will die. The Chlcago
; Amusement Company was giving a carnival In
; tbe town. when trouble occurred between George
Goins. a colored man. and a white man.
Both were knocked down. The whites and
! blacks were soon engaged in a general fight, in
! which many pistol shots were fired. George Bell
j and A. S. Combs. both of thls city. were danger?
ously wounded. but may recover. An unknown
negro was shot five times and will die. Goins
j escaped in a buggy from the town, but was
found in a vacant house, five miles away, this
afternoon, wounded in four places. and may not
recover. When Goins was found a rope was
thrown over a limb by the crowd, but Sheriff
Carr prevailed upon them to spare the negro's
life.
UNDER CAR TO SAVE BABY.
Motorman Rcscues Child He Had
Run Down.
loretta Kenny, two years old, of No. 149
' Morningside-ave., was removed to the J^ Hood
; "Wright Hospltal last evening from Mornlng
i slde-ave and 12_th-st.. where she had been
run down by a northbound 3d-ave. car. The
! child was not serlously injured. suffering only
from contusions of the face and left arm. in
? spite of the fact that the rapidly moving car
struck her full force and rolled her over ln
the street. When finally it was stopped the
. aby was beneath the axle of the forward truck.
The child, wlth an older sister, was walking
i ui the avenue. and at the time was crossing
3*J"?th-st. She failed to see the car, which was
heavily loaded and moving swiftly. The motor?
man. B. Mahoney, of No. 3_X> East 101st-st.,
made frantic efforts to stop the car, and rang
his pong, bul the accident was inevitable.
The Btreet was crowd-d. Women screamed
with horror, and several fainted. Quickly a
crowd gathered, and. looking beneath the car,
the motorman found the child was pinned under
the axle. She lay still and was apparentlydead.
Pollceman Stockhouse, of the West 125th-st.
. station summoned an ambulance, and then
cailed for volunteers to aid in an effort to raise
the car. Several hundred men sprang forward,
and by theSr united efforts ralsed the front of
the car from the track. With the car thus held
up Mahoney crawled under the front end and
drew forth the baby, who was unconscious and
seemed to be dead.
As the child lay on the walk, whither it had
been carried by Mahoney, Mrs. Kenny burst
through the crowd and fell on her knees beslde
the little bodv, weeplng and moaning. She re
: fused to be comforted. and when Dr. Burton,
who arrived on the ambulance, said that her
daughter wa_ uninjured, except for several un
lmportant brulses. .?~he refused to beiieve hlm.
1 The child was taken to the J. Hood Wright Hos?
pital where Dr. Burton's diagnosis was con
nrme'd, while the mother was led moaning to her
home. There was no arrest.
GENERAL THOMAS L. WATSON TSL.
Suffering from Blood Poisoning* at Brldge?
port. Conn.
Brldgeport. Conn.. June 25.?General Thomas
L Wataon, a well known broker. of New-York
City is lying dangerously ill at his summer
home, Allbreeze. Black Rock, blood poisonlng
being the cause. About a week ago General Wat
son "received a cut on the ankle while ln the
baths of the New-York Athletlc Ciub. and blood
poisonlng set tn. His whole leg ls affected and
It was stated to-night that an amputatlon may
be necessary. _
At the New-York Athletlc Ciub it was sald
last night that General Watson makes the
ciub his home while in the clty. He belongs to
the Harvard Clua. Unlon League. Loios and
New-York Yacht clubs.' He has summer homes
at Lak_ wood. N. J.. and Black Rock. Conn. His
vmslness offlces are at No. 51 Broadway.
BRITISH STEAMER SUNK.
RUSSIAN CRUISEkTS ACT.
Mall Vessel Ikhona Destroyed by
the Terek Near Hong Kong.
Singapore, June 2,".?Tho British India Steam
Navlgatlon Company's steamer Ikhona was
sunk by the Rusian cruiser Terek on June .*> one
hundred and flfty miles north of Hong Kong.
Th. crew was landed here to-night by tho
Dutch steamer Perlak, which tiie Terek met on
June 1.1. The Ikhona was carrying mails and
rice from Qangoon to Yokohama.
The Ikhona was a steel vessel of 5.252 tons, built
at Glasgow in 1900. She vas 410 feet long. The
steamer left Rangoon on May 17. H or cargo was
valued at $430,000.
RUSSIAN ENVOYS NAMED.
Presldent Reported Informed of
Czar's Seleetlons.
Washington. June 25.?It ia reported unoffi
cially that President Roosevelt at a late hour
to-night was Informed by Mr. Meyer, the Amer?
ican Ambassador at St. Petersburg. of tho selec?
tion of the Russian peace plenipotentlaries.
JAPAN CH00SES PEACE ENV0Y.
Mr. Odigari, Consul at Shanghai. Reported
Selected to Go to Washington.
London, June 20.?The correspondent of "The
Morning Post" at Shanghal says:
Mr. Otnghlri. the Japanese consul here, haa
been recalled. He leaves here on Tuesday in
order to proceed to Washington aa one of the
peace pleriJ^otentiaries.
FOUXD $15,000 IN BED.
Edward Tuohy Gets Surprise at
Wife's Death.
By the death of hls wife last Wednesday Ed?
ward Tuohy, of No. 352 East 42d-st., fell un
disputed heir to a snug bundle, contalnlng
?15,000. Mr. Tuohy found the bundle in the
bed on which his wife expired. He gasped at
the moment, and is anything but a happy man
now. He declares he would rather have his
wife than all the gold she could have stored
away for hlm. But he was an astonlshed man,
the neighbors claim, so astonishhed that he could
not keep the news to himself. He told the
janitor of the flat and the janitor did the rest.
Mr. and Mrs. Tuohy had lived together for
flfteen years. They had no children. Tuohy
worked hard every day, spent little, and his wife
spent less. She was always saving. Tuohy told
the neighbors he knew she was putting some
money in care of a parish priest. but never
Imagined it would total more than $500.
Mrs. Tuohy had several teeth extracted about
a memn-ngi'i. and contracted a severe cold to
which was added a species of lockjaw. She
was sick only one week, when she died. Tuohy,
When the undertaker came. helped to remove tne
bed on which she lay. When he lifted the upper
tick his hand fell upon the bundle.
He hurried Into an adjoining room, opened it,
and BoUed bills of all denominations fell from it.
Tuohv would not say last night what he did
with the money other than that it was ln safe
keeping. There was a big funeral at St. Agnes s
Church, of which tbe Rev. Dr. Henry A. Brann
is pastor. with a solemn high mass. The neigh?
bors say it took a $100 bill for the service She
was buried in Calvary Cemetery. Mr. Tuohy
has told the neighbors that he will erect a monu?
ment over her grave.
RICH WOMAN DISAPPEARS
Bloodhounds Will Try to Track
Wealthy Virginian.
[BT TELBflBAPH TO THC TBIBCNE.J
Saranac Lake. N. Y., June 25.-Mystery sur
rounds the disappearance of Miss Rogers. a
wealthy Virginian. thirty years old ?ho?m?f
here on Mav 80 wlth Wiiloughby T. Smith. of
Baltimore. who says he ls her legal adviser, and
a Miss Janney, a nurse. Some time during last
nlght Miss Rogers apparently climbed out of a
window in the historie Baker cottage, which was
the home of Robert Louis Stevenson during hls
etay !n the Adlrondacks. and no trace of her
has since been found.
Scores of men are searching the mountains
and dragglng nearby streams. as it is feared
Miss Rogers commltted suiclde. Smith" says she
suffered from melancholla and Inclpient tuber?
culosis. He refuses to give any further Infor?
mation.
Justiee Strong says he will issue subpeenas for
Smlth and Miss Janney. He says District At?
torney Finn has ordered the investigation. There
ls talk of getting bloodhounds from Dannemora
Prlson to trace the young woman. Great excite?
ment prevails. Outslde the girl's window were
found ln the dust the imprints of two bare left
feet. but no imprlnt of a right foot.
FRANCE MAY STAND FIRM.
M. Eticnnc Rcfers to Forelgn Jcal
ousy and the Army.
Troyes, France. June 25.?M. Etienne. Min?
ister of the Interior. referred ln a speech here to?
day to the difflcultles through which France was
passlng. He sald the French nation was an ob?
ject of envy and jealousy. Because she was ex
tending her frontiers and spreading her Ideas
abroad. she had beeome a target for those whom
she inconvenlenced. but the nation would pre?
serve dignity by glving to the world proof of lts
wlsdom. and would assure lts destiny by unlting
for a realization of the Ideals of justiee and the
development of material prosperlty under the
aegis of the army.
,_?-??-??
GE0RGES R0DRIGUES A SUICIBE.
Paris Banker Said to Have Lost Heavily in
Recent Fall of Rentes.
Paris. June ?.?Georges Rodrigues. the
banker, has commltted suiclde. It is stated that
the flnancier lost heavily ln the recent sharp
decline in rentes.
The Iiabilities of his bank are given out as
$2,000,000.
FINE ARTS ACADEMY GETS $100,000.
Chicago. June 25.- Announcement is made of a
cift of $100,0? by the University of Chicago toward
The S100-KH) endowment fuid of the American
Academy of Plne Ai ts in Rom.:
A "COCNF FOK PRESIDENT
ANNOUNCES IT HIMSELF.
Laborer in Government Printmg
Offlce Has Call from Dead.
[FUOM THH TRtBLT.._ BLKEAC J
Washington. June 25.?A new candidate for the
Presldency is in the fleld. and the field is all
his own. His is the domaln of dreams. the re?
public of visions, the hustings of splrlts. but he
is willing, nevertheless, to meet and try conclu?
sions with tho3e candidates of worldlier mould
who are moved by tha sordid motlves which.
sad to relate. have been the sports of battle
siiue the right of suffrage was young. Not to
keep tbe reader in suspense another Instant, lt
should be announced that thls asplrant for the
White House ia "The Count Charles Vaden
Barton." othcrwise known as "the dream
prophet."
In a neat four page pamphlet called "The
Millennlum, tbe Radium of Literature." the
"count" discus_es the issues of the day. Before
enterlng on the discussion, however, he Issues
a challenge to all the other candidates ln the
followiner language:
"The Count Charles Vaden Barton. the dream
prophet. challenges any candidate for the Presi
dency in 1908 as to which can furnish the best
policy for the good of the people. I am not
afraid of any other candidate any more than I
am of a child. If good could win against
money and influence of the aristocratlc, and if
any man will run against me strictly on hls
merKs, I can safeiy sav that I would have but
a weak opposition.
"I am employed in the Government Prlnting
Offlce," continues the count. "where my positlon
and my reputation are at stake, and would not
dare to make such bold assertions if I did not
have full confldence In myself and In the fol?
lowing: dream:
"It was on February 12, 1902, that seven
promlnent men appeared to me in a dream.
McKinley, Lincoln, and the other flve appeared
to be their friends. Lincoln said to me that
they were appolnted as a committee of the
spirltual world to appolnt me as the spiritual
president of the Unlted States ln opposltlon to
worldly views and to give me a double tltle of
Earl Count Courtney, and I would soon be
known as 'The Count.' Lincoln handed me a
small hand looking glass, and I looked in lt and
aaid: *Why, I look just like Lincoln.'
" 'Yes,' said the committee, 'you are another
Lincoln, a count, a ruler, and we will instruct
you to set the whole world free.' Then they
vanished."
But do not get it into your head that this i*~
the only dream the count can recall. On the
editorial page of "The Millenlum" he points
with pride to a few more. "I announce to all
you Missourlans," he writes, "that I dld dream
of the assassination of McKinley. and I also
dreamed before the catastrophe occurred of the
destruction of the battleship Malne. Many
other marvellous dreams I have had that cannot
be hooted at as the results of imaglnation or
tcrmed the vagaries of a dlsordered mind."
In the same editorial column he remarks:
"The count may be crazy because he has
dreams and visions, but he is thankful to say
that he is not as crasry as our government to
allow American flrms to equip other nations
with battleshlps and all their flghting materlal
who may some day be our foes."
On the last page of his entertaining paper the
"count" makes an earnest frank appeal for sup?
port, in the following words:
W \XTKD.-One leading newspaper in each
large city in the Unlted States to take up my
cause, and investigate the spirltual message
given me by the seven spirits. among these
seven being the spirits of Lincoln, Garfield and
McKinley. In my hypnotle dreams I am en
abled to live in the spiritual world by nlght. an
existence which gives me an entirely different
view of the world in its true light: this being
true I beg of the public to investigate one of
the greatest spiritual tests ever offered the pub?
lic: political questions from the other side of
Now if the seven spirits really made me the
spiritual president of the United States in op?
posltlon to worldly views, then my views must
be superior to that of the world. If the govern?
ment or press won't investigate this they won t
take a pound of radium when it is offered to
them as a gift. I remain yours. respectfully,
t B CHARLES VADEN BARTON.
p s?i would not be such a fool or as crazy
as people think to mention a dream of this kind
if I did not get valuable information from the
spiritual side of Hfe to such an extent as to put
all other candidates for the Presldency out of
commission.?C. V. B.
The offlclal blue book, issued by the census
bureau gives the spirltual president's life his?
tory ln these words: "Charles V. Barton. laborer;
born, Kentucky; appolnted. Washington; eom?
pensation, 25 cents per hour."
The "count" spent the forenoon of to-day de
liverlng, in person. "The Millenlum" to the cor
respondents of a chosen few "great daily news?
papers." ________
BEARS TOO NUMEROUS FOR COMEORT.
Several Killed in West Virginia Town
After Hard Fights.
[BY TF.LEORAPH TO THE TRIBl'NE.)
Cumberland, Md., June 25.?Three blg bears
were killed near Marlinton, W. Va., in the last
three days. The animals. numberlng a score or
more. have been attacking the sheep flocks. One
400 pound bear, caught in a trap. dragged it
for miles through almost impenetrable thiekets.
but was finally killed. John Delaney also killed
a blg bear which had a trap on lts leg. The
bear. playing " 'possum" when Delaney came up.
suddenly jumped up and a flerce strugffle en
sued. The bear waa^fast exhaustingr Delaney,
when hls little dog took hold of the bear's hind
leg, which saved hls master's life. The bear
turned on the dog. and Delaney. weak from the
loss of blood from laceratlons, sent a bullet
throueh the animars heart.
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ST. BERNARD DOG IN PULPIT.
Pastor Illustrates Points in Sermon on Kind
ness to Animals in Novel Manner.
Boston. June 25.?In order to lllustrate the princl?
pal polnta ln hls S-rmon to-day the Rev. Dillon
Bronson. pastor of St. Mark's Methodist Episcopal
Church. ln Brookline, took into the pulpit wlth hlm
a large St. Bernard dog. Mr. Bronson s subject
was, "Klndness to Animals." ar.d hls text was
proverba ___i. 8: "Open the mouths of the dumb."
Th.. dog 1-eloiiKed to the Rev. Lr. George L. Penn,
of Boston.
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SYRACUSE ESTATE FOR DENVER MAN.
Property Worth $60,000. Legally His.
Claimed by a Cousin.
tUV TELEQRAPH IO THE TltlBt.-E.l
Uoldeii. Coi.. June _?.?WlHlam Smith. a team
i.ter livlng heie. has heen iiifoi/ned thal through
ihe deatb of hl.- father ln Syracuse. N. Y.. he has
inherited an estate worth at least ??. >.<m_>. Smith
was born ln Svracuse. His mother died when
j he was two years old. When eighteen the
young man quarrelled with his father over a boy
Ish escapnde and ran away. In Mexico he found
a rich mine. but It was taken from him. He
came to Colorado. married and located here.
He has three children. An aunt informed him of
the estate, saying that his brother and sister
were dead and that a cousln was trying to get It.
The es/ate is being settled now.
SIX BATHEBS DROWNED.
Overconfidence and Cramps Caused
Death of Men and Boys.
Overconfidence ln thelr ability to swim caused
the drowning of six men and boys yesterday. and
a small bov was drowned trying to recover a toy I
cane floating in the Prospect Hill Reservoir.
Brooklyn. Those drowned all came near drag
ging down companions who sought to rescue
tbem in thelr death struggles.
John Gllmartin, of No. 3 St. John's Park. a
aon of Poliee Sergeant Thomas Gllmartin. of the ]
Morrisania Station, was drowned yesterday in :
the Sound off Barreto's Polnt.
Young Gllmartin. wlth Charles Kennedy, of ,
No. 945 Jackson-ave., and James Murphy. of No.
1,120 Boston Road. went to Clason's Polnt and
rowed to Barreto's Point. There Kennedy and
Murphy, who are exDert swimmers. dived from
the hoat, and* after a swim returned to it. Gll?
martin, who did not know how to swim, watched
them and when they had returned to the boat
he stood up in the bow and. with the remark.
"I guer.3 I'll jump over and have a swim, too,"
he made a dlve. He did not appear for more
than a minute. and by that time the boat was
some distance away. He became frightened and
shouted for help as he sank again.
Kennedy jumped after him and caught hlm
as he rose for the second time. Gllmartin strug
gled so hard that Murphy had to go to Kenne
dy's relief. Gllmartin became maddened with
fear and the two men flnally had to let him go
and he sank for the last time. By that time
the cries had attracted the people on shore
and three men went out in a rowboat and got
Murphy and Kennedy to shore. There they
were revived with much difficulty and went
home. Gilmartin's body was not recovered. Hls
father was on duty when informed of hls son's
death.
Guilee Ganetta, an Italian, of No. 54 East
25th-st.. was drowned at South Beach ln full
view of two thousand people. After eatlng a
hearty dinner, Ganetta suggested going in bath?
ing. He had been in the water only a short
time when he was 9eized with cramps, and be?
fore his friends could reach him was drowned.
Louis Lochman. ten years old. of No. 1863
Monroe-ave., Manhattan, proved himself a hero
yesterday by saving his brother Harry from
being drowned ln Echo Bay, New-Rochelle.
The two brothers went out in a row boat off
Potter's Beach. Harry. who is sixteen years
old, dived from the boat. He was seized by a
eramp, and was going down for the second time
when Louis seized hlm by the halr nnd held hls
bead above the water. He was unconscious
when taken to the beach. but was soon revived.
The body of little Bddle Robinson. of No. 107
Spencer-st., Brooklyn, was found yesterday by
the poliee, in the Prospect Hill Reservoir. The
boy fell into the reservoir Saturday while trying
to get a toy cano. floating in the water. Men
with drags workod nearly all night searching
for the body. The 18,000,000 gailons of water
in the reservoir would have been drawn off to?
day if the body had not been recovered.
Peter Martin, seventeen years old, of No. 4(Vi
Pourth-ave., and Frank Shaugnes_*ey, sixteen,
of No. 483 Fourth-ave.. were drowned yesterday
off Bay Ridge. They hired a boat at the foot
of 55th-st., South Brooklyn, and were swim
ming near it when they were drowned. Martin'g
body has been recover.d.
Bernard Wesenberg and his brother David,
of No. 130 Norfolk-st., Manhattan. reported at
the Canarsie poliee station that their flfteen
year old brother Samuel was drowned while
Bwimming in Irish Channel, near Barren
Island. All three had been swimming from a
row boat, and lt is supposed that the boy was
Beized with cramps. Hls body has not been
recovered.
While playing on the East 14th-st. pier. ten
year-old Julia Awe, of No. 15 Dry Dock-st.,
slipped into the water between the end of the
pier and a barge moored near by. No one saw
ber except two little companions, and they were
so badly frightened that lt was several minutes
before they told Peter Murphy, who was at the
head of the pier. .He and a patrolman recovered
the body with a grappling iron. The girl's
father is a truckman. and was dlscharged only
recently from Bellevue, where he had been ill
for many weeks.
Camden. N. J., June 25.?Miss Josephine Saun?
ders, of Philadelphia, was drowned at Washing?
ton Park to-night by falling from a trestle span
ning a sluice that connects Lake Martha wlth
tbe Delaware Rl.-er.
RIKER JEWELS STOLEN.
Lawyer's Cottage at Seabright Is
Robbed in Daylight.
Seabright, N. J.. June 25 (Speclabl?A daring day?
light robbery. commltted twelve days ago. has just
come to Ught at thls piace. Samuel Riker, jr.. a
well known lawyer, who has an office at No. 145
Nassau-Bt., New-Tork, occuples a ccttage in Oecan
ave., at Low Moor, which was robbed of diamonds
and Jewelry valued at $2,700. He has been trying
to flnd the thief through the Seabright atjd Long
Branch poliee by malntainlng oecrecy. but up to
the preaent time has utterlv failed
Mr. and Mrs. Rlker, whose town house ls at No.
153 pa?t 37th-st.. were abaent from thelr summer
home when the robbery took placa. The servant
haa a clear recolleetion of seelng a man enter the
cottage and leave lt. but es she supposed h'.m to be
one of the household she thought. nothing of the
occurrence. which waa not an unusual one. untll
the robbery was dlscovered.
The man entered the bedroom of Mrs. Rlker and
took from her jewel caskefr two dls-mond rings and
a brooch. a rlng s. t with pearls. four pairs of cuft
buttons and other jewelry.
Mr Riker reported- his loss to the Seabright
poliee with instructions to keep the robbery quiet
untll the thief was apprehended. Mr. Riker at that
time felt sure that he would be able to flnd ths
thief ln a few days. Chlef of Poliee Layton was
rommuntcated with at Long Branch. and he. too.
was requested to keep the caae quiet.
Falling to get any track of the missing gems,
Mr Rlker yesterday advertised thls offer: "If the
young man who removed dtamonds and jewelry
from summer residence at Seabright, tt. J.. on
June 13. 1905. wlll return same. a suitable reward
will be pald: no questions asked."
The offer indlcates some kn<)wledge of the thtefs
ldentlty. At the Riker cottage thls afternoon Mrs.
Rlker declined to discuss the robbery.
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MODERN LEANDER MARO0NED.
Bridegroom Swims from Island in St. Law?
rence to Bride?Joke Vktim.
Clayton N. T.. June S.-4-eorge Cooper. of Syra?
cuse who is to be married to-morrow to Miss
Jeanette Williams. also of Syracuse. was marooned
by joking friends on a barren Island In the mlddle
?f St. I-awrence River to-day. In order to reach
Svraeus* In time for the ceremony he swam a mile
??*.!_ indston* Island. wh-re he recured .j>oal and
arrived at Clayton in time to.catcri hls traln.
PRIVILEGES FUR CHINESE.
TIIE PRESIDENT ACTS.
Takes Measmvs to Averi Thrcatencd
Boycott of American Goods,
Waahington. June 25.?By direction of Fresl
dent Roosevelt actlon has been taken which wlll
facilltate the landlng ln thls country of Chlnese
of the exempt classes and will e.jminate from
the work of the Immigration Bureau the ad
minlstrative features which have been criti
cised by Chinese. It is the intentlon of the
President to see that Chlnese merchants, trav
ellers, students and others of the exempt
classes shall have the same courtesy shown
them by offlcers of the Immigration Bureau as
is accorded to citizens of the most favored
nation.
Representatlons have been made to tbe Presi?
dent that. in viaw of the alleged harsh treat?
ment of many Chinese seeking a landing ln tbe
United States. the commercial gullds of China.
have determined to boycott American goods.
These representatlons. backed by the authority
of the American Asiatic Soclety and commercial
bodies throughout the country. lnduced the
President to investigate the situation wlth a
view to remedying any evils found to exlst The
subject was discussed thoroughly by the Cabi?
net. and the President took lt up personally
wlth Secretary Metcalf of the Department of
Commerce and Labor, who has supervisioa of
the Immigration Bureaj.
As a result of the inquiry, orders hava been
issued to the diplomatic and consular represen?
tatlves of the United States ln China by the
President himself that they must look closely
to the perforrnance of thelr duties under the
excluslon law and see that members of the ex?
empt class coming to this country have proper
certlflcates. These certiflcate9 wlll be accepted
at any port of the United States and wlU insure
the bearer against harsh or discourteoua treat?
ment. Such treatment will be the cause of ther
Instant dlsmissal of the offendlng official, -who
ever he mav be.
In addition to the President's orders, Secretary
Metcalf has issued instructions to the lraraigra
tlon offlcers which. it is believed, w~IU remedy
the trouble of which the Chlnese govemmenft
and indlviduals complaln. It is believed that tha
prompt action taken by this government will
avert serious trade dlfficulties between China
and American manufacturers.
THE PRESIDENT'S ORDERS,
The correspondence and orders on tha BubJeeS
were made public to-day by authority of Presl?
dent Roosevelt. The President's orders to tha
diplomatic and consular officers of thla country
ln China were transmltted through tha State
Department, and are as follows:
The Whlte House,
Washlngton, Juna 24, 1905.
To the Acting Secretary ot State:
The State Department wlll immediately issue
a circular to all our diplomatic-and consular rep?
resentatlves in China setting forth the following
facts and statlng that lt ls issued by direct or?
der of the President:
Under the laws of the United States and la
accordance with the spirit of tho treaties negoti
ated between the Unlted States and China, all
Chinese of the cooly or laboring class?that ls,
all Chinese laborers, skllled or unskllled?are
absolutely prohibited from coming: to the Unitetlj
Sta*e.., but the purpose of the government of
the Unlted States ls to show tha wideat and
heartlest courte.-- toward all merchants, t<_aoh-,
ers. students and travellers who may come to
the Unlted States, as well as toward all Chlnese
offlcials or representatlves ln any capacity of
the Chinese government. All Indlviduals of
these classes are allowed to come and go of
their own free will and accord, and are zo b~?
given all the rights. privileges, lmmunities ani
exemptions accorded the cltlzens and subjects
of the most favored nation. The President has
issued special Instructions through the Secre-i
tary of Commerce and Labor that, while laborers
must be strlctly excluded, the law must be en?
forced without harshness, and that all unneces
sary inconvenience and annoyance toward those
persons entitled to enter the United States must,
be scrupulously avolded. The offlcials of the^
Immigration Department have been told tbat nos
harshness ln the administratlon of the law wlU
for a moment be tolerated, and that any dis-.
courtesy shown to Chinese persons by any ofS
clal of the government wlll be cause for immedi?
ate dismissal from the service.
The status of thoso Chinese entitled freely*
to enter the Unlted States is primarily deter-.
mined bv the certlflcate provided for undeif
Section ti of the Act of July 5, 1S84. "Undei^
thls law the diplomatic and consular repre?
sentatlves of the Unlted States have by dlrec-<i
tion of the President been instructed befor__
vls6ing any certlflcate strlctly to comply *__M_hj
the requlrements of that portlon of Section t_f
which provldes as follows:
And such diplomatic representatlve or cor.-*
sular representatlve whose lndorsement is
so required is hereby empowered, and lt shall
be his duty before indorsiug such certlflcates as
aforesald. to examine Into the truth of tha
statements set forth in said certlflcates, and !$
he shall flnd upon examinatlon that said or any
of the statements thereln contained are untruey
it shall be his duty to refuse to lndorse the*
same.
MUST RECOGNIZE CERTIFICATES.
The certlflcate thus vised becomes prima facie
evidence of the facts set forth thereln. The Im?
migration offlciels h?ve now been specflcally br*.
structed to accept this certlflcate, whlob. ls not
to be upset unless good reason can bo ehowa
for so doing. Unfortunately, in the past lt ha4
been found that offlcials ln the Chinese govern?
ment have recklessly issued thousands of such
certlflcates which were not true; and reckless-s
ness has also been shown in the past by repre?
sentatlves of the American consular servlcel tn
vlseing these certificates. The purpose of t; *
government is to make these vlsed certiAoatea
of such real value that it is safe to accept thera
here ln the Unlted States. Thls wlll result tn
doing away wlth most of the causes of com?
plaint that have arisen. The Chinese student.'
merchant or traveller wlll thereby secure before
leavlng China a certifleate which will guarantee
hlm against any improper treatment.
But ln order that thls plan may be carm_r.
out it is absolutely necessary that the dip__-i
matlc and consular offlcers, Instead of treating'
their work in viselng these certlflcates as per
functory. shall understand that thls 18 or.e of
their most important functions. They must not
issue any such certlflcate unless they are s<\__iJ
fled tbat the person to whom it is issued ia ?_-.
tltled to receive it, and they wlll be held to a
most rlgld accountabillty for the mannar fc_;
which thev perform this duty. If there ls reaS-ci%_
to beiieve" that any certifleate has been lmprtin-,
erly used, a thorough Investigation will be made.
Into lts issuance. The only way ln which lt is.
possible. while fully carrylng out the pro\nsion
of the law against the Immigration of Chl___?-*.
laborers, skilled or unskllled, to secure the twW*
est courtesy and consideration for all Chlneea,
persons of the exemp.t classes. such as <tflcia_\
traveliers. merchants, students and the 11*-, ia
through the careful and conscientlous action c_^
our diplomatic and consular representa'lvea txn
der the proposed policy of the Department*
Commerce and Labor. The change will simplifT
the whole adminiBtratlon of the law: out it
cannot be made permanent unless the diplomatic
and consular representatlves do their fuU dutj>
and see to lt that no certlflcate ls Issued with
their vls6 unless the person reeeivlng it clearly.
come* withln one of the exempt classes and to,
fully entltled to the privlleges the certlflcate ?"_*.
tures for him. -
Accordingly all our diplomatic and consular
representatlves in Chlna are warned to perform,
this most important duty with the utmost cara.
?n? m v THEODORE ROOSEVELT.
MR METCALPS INSTRUCTIONS.
These orders are supplementerf by a letter to
the Presldent from Secretary Metcalf settin*
forth the provisions of the law under which the
THE SECOND EMPIRE.
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