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ROOSEVELT TOUR
OF COUNTRY ENDS
Promotion nf His Policies the
Primary Object of Remark
able Journey.
PARTY WELFARE ADVANCE
Ex-President Demands Only Pro
pressive Platforms and Good
Candidates — As to Him
self, "Wait and See.*'
Theodora Roosevelt completed >-estei>
day hi? first tour of this country since
h*> -.-• • •- •-; from the White House
Tt is now pertinent to review the trip
j-F a whole — its purpose, its effect and
17? crop? — as they appeared to one who
■ mpanied the "x-President from the
time he left New York, on Aucust S3,
until he returned here, on September 11.
which dates Mr. Roosevelt had
travc-lled F>.4?3 - lee. visited fourteen
Ftatcs and spoken ■" twenty large cities
p.nd an incalculable, number of small
Th" purpocf of Mr. Roosevelt's trip
was first and foremost the promotion
of thos*> policies for which he long has
ftood. together with certain progressive
developments which appear to him as
but the logical development of the prop
ntitions he has previously advocated. A
secondary purpose was the promotion of
*h<- welfare of the Republican party, of
which Mr. Roosevelt is a loyal member,
pnd a third purpose or reason for the
trip was the keeping; of certain long
«tfjndinpr p'.icacrinpn!?. book of them
.-..,•■ . Ire left the White
Hous* 1 .
■• will bp impossible for any one who
completely fwils to understand the char-
R<-t<* r and aims of Theodore Roosevelt to
appreciate th^ intensity of his faith in
jTic policies as th .<-'••• of the Re
publican party and even of the Repub
lic. Progr«ssiveness, thai new "•nation
alism"* of which In,- has so frequently
spoken and Which he advocates with such
fervor, be regards as the sole altrrna
xivtt of socialism. "Every man must be
given an <nual opportunity to develop
ihe talents be possesses."* he has reitcr
s:«d tim^ and again.
To Mi Roosevelt- socialism means
communism, an equal distribution of the
i-pwards of labor, and his vehement dec
larations thai "the reward must be pro
:r t mt,.-d to the service" and his de
nanciation of th»- proposition that the
product of laJhor should be equally di
vided ll "monstrous**, he regards as de
monstrating his implacable hostility to
that' school of economy.
As to Property Rights.
That there may •„. students of econo
mics who will insist that hi declaration
•that every man holds his property sub
ject to the generalrisht of the commun
ity to regulate its use to whatever degree
ih'c publi<: welfare may demand it" is an
;i formation of the fundamental principle
<.f socialism, ■ denial of the inherent
right of the individual to ■.'.• product of
his own labor, the abandonment of which
Vavec no logical stopping place shyrt of
FodalistEL. strikes Mr. Roosevelt as 'sim
ply preposterous."
Great evils have resulted from the op
erations of certain powerful corpora
tions. Legislatures and even Congress
have been at times corrupted: wealth
has been titrated in the hands of
ih^ few. according to Mr. Roosevelt-
Siich conditions must Inevitably lead to
grave dissatisfaction among the masses,
an<] th« only successful party of the
future, the only one which can save
the Republic in its present form, is the
r<=puHkan party, dominated by its most
}<ropreF<ive spirit. Therefore, Mr. Roose
\<H jror^ forth to preach to his fellow 1
c-ountrymen the doctrine of progressive^
ism inspired by an intense earnest
ness, an unalloyed patriotism, unlimited
confidence in the soundness of his own
Judgment and an unqualifk-d belief in
his own ability to mould the views of
his fellow countrymen.
• said parenthetically rltar
BStrations of loyalty
Men have characterised
.. . .- ; •» „ room for doubt r<»
; ■ Theodore P.oo?c.
eartf v inds of his
~ r ns
Mr. Roosevelt emphatically denies that
V i? preaching an innovation In rx
pounding bis trine of nationalism. He.
Taints to the nationalization of business.
the ?u?f- <~reated corporation which, en-
Spying modern fatilitie-s of communica
tion and commerce, has come to do
bnriness and occasionally control an In
flustry in every state in th»? Union, as
tb* cause of which that policy of national
rriQtrol which h«» advocates is but the
v «rl<-sl effect and corollary. And bo.
* r "\ in advocating a graduate ln<vmi»
Ux ?'> reduce swollen fortunes, direct
Ternaries and more complete publicity
for carjjpaign contribtJtiors. to minimize
»b«> influence of the corporations In po
"M'-a! and !pgi?lativ*= affair?. Mr. Roooe
v*lt believes that he is merely urging
'be administration of those reniedies
ItuJicated by the ills from which the
K>4 y r «^t!,, i ? EufferinK
WHat Political Purpose?
\ question which v.ill Inevitably pr"
gW <!?e!f to every thinking man in con
"■".'■•n -?.;th Mr. Roosrvelt's tours — that
"ast ended and the two in contemplation
-'-. ■^"n- J t political purpose hus he in
Vjetv? jr. that the answer must be,
•j-;ii S answer is madf- with a full
*I*P"*ciatjon of the skepticism with
E'lfrb it rviH b* received In many quar;
T T. bat with n realization that that
* Vf ptic:?r.i will be based largely on a
tolwe to understand Mr. Roopevelt'S
character.
Th«re are few nvn so intlr given to
r^dirating present action on political
*^F*abj?iti*«. He neither knows nor
/?<*u who v.iH 1-e the choice of the ;i«=xt
S^cblicsn Nstior.Jl Convention, provid
t It a<3opip :t: t j)togr<>fisive platform »nd
*' : ~'V- it r.otnir'-e who can ar..l will F.tand
*T!iu; y <. P ii. That man may be Mr.
T* r /. 1! it *:., >"■;■•- • will sup
; .. i i.-.-y,
.*"**•>' * ?*•■ ' v« co~m<t Mr Rooscv* 1 !!
' ' ; ■!! i.' ' . ...
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To-<lbt and to-morrow, cloudy;
past winds.
OIL GUSHERS ON FIRE
Reported Several Properties in
California Are in Flames.
Bai^erpfieid. Cal.. Sept. 11. --It is re
ported here that American old field well
No. 70. the second largest gusher in the
region, and the Santa F^ gusher, to
gether with .many smaller properties, are
on fire
METALLIC GOLD FOUND
Ore Yielding $10 to $18. the
Ounce at Cripple Creek.
[By Telegraph to Th» Tribute.!
Colorado Sprines. C 01. ,' Sept. 11.— For
the first time in Cripple Creek's twenty
years 'existence metallic gold has been
discovered there. Metallic gold is worth
as high be $18 an ounce, -which is only
>,' less than the gold used at the mint.
The metallic gold has just been found
in chimneys and seams two inches wide
in the fifth lead of a mine, on the west
slope of GSoM Hill.
A ton of this rich ore would be worth
approximately $600,000. The mine has
for years produced an abundance of
medium grade ore and ore worth up to
$100 a ton.
ESTRADA MAY KEEP POWER
Proposal to Postpone Election —
Welcomes U. S. Commission.
Managua. Nicaragua. Sept. 11.—Presi
dent Estrada has sent a telegraphic
message to Dr. Castrillo. the Nicaraguan
Minister at "Washington, proposing that
the Presidential election be postponed
for one year. In his message the Presi
dent intimates that the raising of a loan
in the United States will he guaranteed
by the' custom rpvpnues.
He approves of sending to Managua
an ' American commission, which, it is
reported here, will be appointed, to in
instigate the situation in Nicaragua,
and says that the commission will find
no difficulty in placing the blame for the
execution of the Americans, Cannon and
Grocc.
INVENTIONS FOR AIR WAR
Wireless Covers Fifty-six Miles
— New Automobile G:in.
GrandviUiers. Franco. Sept 11. -Mili
tary areonauts who will takp psrt in
the FYench army manoeuvres on the
Plains of Ti< ardy arrived her- at in
trr\als all through the day. All the
diricii'les and aeroplanes reported for
duty with the exception of "tie biplane,
which was damaged while flyinsr. and
everything: 'is ready for to-morrow's op
erations.
The dirigible Bayard-Clement made a
fine trip from Compi€gne. during the
course of which successful trials were
made with a new light wireless appa
ratus. The operator was able to com
municate within a radius of ninety kilo
metres (fifty-six miles). Heretofore the
weight of the apparatus precluded the
use of the wireless system on French
dirigibles.";
An automobile machine gun, especially
designed to combat aeroplanes and
dh-igiMes, has also arrived. The opera
tions of the areonauits will be confined
to s... miner reconnoitring and similar
WOMAN INS
Guest at the Clarendon, in
Brooklyn, Had No Money.
<; ,• sts assembled in the dining room of
the Clarendon Hotel, in Washington
• . • Brooklyn, were thrown into an
pi r a< 7 .':■• o'clock last night when
Ellen Messenger, one of their number,
was suddenly attacked with acute de
mentia, and. after knocking over her
tal-!<-. began screaming hysterically for
"Mother!" The waiters tried in vain to
calm her, but s!i^ was finally removed to
the observation ward of the Kings
< jountj Hospital.
The woman registered on Saturday
night from New York No cards, or ad
a were found in her satchel or on
It r person. Her name is believed to
have been correctly given, as the ini
tial? "E M." were found on her watch
and "ii a signet ring Her pocketbook
was empty. The woman Is about thirty
• ears old.
AT 96 HE WEDS A WIDOW
Clerk Gave Nonagenarian Gun
ner's License.
Baltimore. Sept. After a strenu
i ous experience. William Boyd. ninety
' six years old, of Stevenson, Baltimore
County, was married to-night to Mrs.
Eliza Ann Daniel, fifty-nine years old.
The wedding occurred in the Stevenson
•Methodist Episcopal Church, which was
crowded to the doors, interest being
heightened by the age of the groom and
a peculiar mistake in the first license.
The clerk of the court at Towson mis
took Mr. Floyd's mission when he ap
plied for a marriage license yesterday
and issued * gunner's license instead.
The groom-to-be did not discover the
mistake until after he had returned
home. After supper he walked back to
Towson. which is ten miles^istant from
his home. routed out the clerk and se
cured a proper license. Then he walked
home.
COTTON LABOR DEFIANT
Fears of English Lockout-Other
Trades Conciliatory.
London, Sept. 11.— This week promises
to be a grave one : 'i English Industry
unless the operatives in the cotton mills
agree ■. f arbitration to-morrow. They
remain defiant Th~ Employers' Asso
ciation will recommend «'* lockout of th«
men from the mills, which would affect
,■.-■.•,•' hundred tho;isan.l cotton opera
tives.
The shipyard lockout has taken a
more favorable turn, the l makers
having requested •< conference with the
employers, while the Great Northern
Railway employes, ho voted to-day on
in* question of striking on the ground
that the company had not complied with
tb*> decision of the arbitrator, who re
oently adjusted th« difference between
ihe m^n and the company, have decided
U< submit the matter '- ; "'i to iirbitra-
MOO'v* IGHT TRIPS ON STB ALBANY. '
HtHteoniuiver Day Jjtie last down t.-jt.—
NEW-YORK, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12. 1910.— TWELVE PAGES. *+ PRICE ONE (EXT '
LOCKED OUT RECTOR
PREACHES ON LAWN
Brooklyn Clergyman Prompt to
Act on Finding Church Closed
by the Vestry.
NIGHT PRAYERS BY LANTERN
Friends of the Rev. Dr. William
N. Ackley Say Bishop Bur
gess Sides with Him
m Fight.
With his back to the doors at his
church, which had been locked against
him by the vestrymen, the Rev.' Dr.
William N. Ackley, rector of St. An
drew's Protestant Episcopal Church,
Fourth avenue and 30th street. South
Brooklyn, held three of the four regular
services yesterday while members of his
congregation stood around him on the
lawn. He conducted the services in the
usual way. changing them in no man
ner save to leave out the sermon at the
10:45 o'clock service because of the heat.
Dr. Ackley was forced to perform his
duties as rector outside the church edi
five because when he arrived yesterday
for the first service at 8 o'clock in the
morning he found a notice posted by the
wardens and vestrymen informing the
members of the congregation that be
-as no longer in charge. About two
hundred men and women were gathered
and talking about the notice when the
rector arrived. They expressed their
sympathy. Unable to grasp the mean
ing of the notice. Dr. Ackley drew his
keys from a pocket and tried the church
doors. They were not only locked but
had been fitted with new locks, thus ef
fectually barring the minister from
gaining an entrance.
I »r. Ackley asked the men and women
t.. return f.-r the I<>:4."> o'clock service,
and they did. Standing in the open air.
with the sun heatinc down on his hare
head, the re' tor. who is nearly seventy
years old. conducted the service. He
stopped lone: enough to permit a mem
h<r Of the congregation to bring chairs
f.n- an old couple who wore too feeble to
stand. X^ar th«> close of the service
over three hundred men and women
sang a hymn. When it was finished
with few exceptions they shook hands
with the rector and assured him that
they were with him.
At 2:30 o'clock over two hundred chil
dren gathered for Sunday school with
their teachers. Oecitatkms were held on
the steps and on the sidewalk, while
crowds of persons living in the neighbor
hood looked on. . There was talk of com
pelling the vestrymen to open the doors,
but not one of the nine men were in
sisrht.
Dr. A> kley appeared again last night
for prayers, over which he officiated by
lantern light. Nearly all the members
of the congregation were present, and
most of them promised to stand by their
rector against the vestrymen.
The charges against Dr. Ackley have
been made public. It is held by the
vestrymen ami wardens that he is too
old to be of further good to the church.
He is called inefficient and is accused
of such disregard of his duties that a
debt of $10,000, which was on the church
when he took charge sixteen years ago.
is not yet paid. The vestrymen also
say that he is overbearing with them.
Members of the congregation declared
last night that Bishop Burgess is with
Dr. Ackley. They said that it was on
the. advice of the Bishop that the clergy
man appeared for all the four services
yesterday.
Friends of the rector said that the
action of the vestrymen in posting a
notice discharging Dr. Ackley is illegal.
They say that not even the Bishop can
relieve the minister of his pastoral of
fice until a board of three vestrymen and
two laymen have heard the allegations
and have brought him to trial.
Dr. Ackley would not talk last night.
pleading that his counsel had directed
him not to do so. It is known that he
visited each of the wardens and vestry
i men yesterday in an effort to get the
keys of the church.
DIVIDED MILLIONS IN LIFE
Colonel Isaac L. 1 Ellwood, Who
Distributed Fortune, Dead.
[By Teleirraph to Th» Tribune.]
Chicago, Sept. 11. — Colonel Isaac L..
Ellwood died at his home in De Kalb.
111., to-night. He had been ill since the
death of his wife, nine months ago.
Realizing that death was only a few
days away. Colonel Ellwood last week
made a final will, in which he distributed
17,000,000. Most of it went to near rela
tives. The remainder of his fortune, es
timated in value at between $20,000,000
and $25,000,000, already had been dis
posed of.
Colonel Ellwood had been one of the
leading men of Illinois since the 70s.
He was a pioneer manufacturer of barbed
wire fen« ing. to which business he owed
his fortune. He was born in Salt Spring
vine X. V.. on August 3. 1833. He took
part* in the California gold rush of 1850,
and later was a De Kalb County pioneer.
Colonel EHwood became prominent as
an organizer of the American Steel and
Wire Company. He had two sons and
two daughter^ They are William I*
Ellwood B. Perry Ellwood, Mrs. Harriet
I Mayo, of De Kalb. and Mrs B. F. Ray,
of Denver. _
KILLED FIANCEE;SHOT RIVAL
Jealous Young Man Then Took
His Own Life. ■-,
Aberdeen, 8. D.. Sepi 11.— Jealous of the
attention of his rival. Jay Harbison, atjeri
; twenty-six; to-nißht shot Dr. Boyd Cltnite,
a young dentist, and murdered his nine.
! n vear-nld fiancee. A'!*!* Kizer. In Red-
Held ' He then killed himself.
The rirlt- death followed in twenty mm
' Utes. but i ■Unite probably will recover.
i "TILLIES" VERMONT NIGHTMARE.
(By Telflcrai to The Tribunal
i To the Editor of the Tribune.
Windsor, Vt.. Ser-t 11.— According to last
census Vermont decreased In population.
! Mo wonder! « has, I think, the worst
railway service in th - world. It took m*
from '* o'clock this morning until 5 o'clock
; thie afternoon on the Boston & Maine Bat
j press to rea^-li my farm. Plea*e publish
| this H may Dwake the officiate.
1 ' ' MARIE DRESSIER.
ME IN HOTEL
RESCUE GANG DIGGING OUT THE DEAD AND INJURED AFTER CAVE IN OF OLD
ERIE TUNNEL.
PARDEE'S DAUGHTER KILLED
Ex- Governor of California Loses
Eldest Girl in Auto Accident.
San Rafael, Cal., Sept 11.— Miss Flor
ence Pardee. eldest daughter of former
Governor George C. Pardee of California,
was killed to-day in an automobile ac
cident at < "ort«> Madera.
The machine went over an embank
ment and Miss Pardee was thrown out,
sustaining injuries from which she died
shortly afterward.
AUTO TIRES BURST; 2 DEAD
Manufacturer's Wife and Chauf
feur Killed at Nahant, Mass.
Maliant. Mass.. Sept. 11.— Albert K.
Hanna. of Lowell, and Mrs. Fannie
Reed, wife of Charles 1. Reed, a manu
facturer of Colby Hill. Nahant. were
killed, and Herman Stegreman. of Ja
maica Plain, was slightly injured, when
an automobile in which they were riding:
crashed into an elpctric light pole on the
Nahant road early to-day. Mr- Reed
and Jlis son Dana, fourteen years old,
who were also in the car. escaped un
injured.
Hanna was ihe chauffeur of "ie nia
chine. which is owned by John D. PIJ-
Hng, a well known shoe manufacturer
of Lowell and Boston. The tires on huth
rear wheels burst, and Hanna lost con
trol of the machine while it. was trav
elling at high speed. Mrs. Reed, who
was in the hack seat, was thrown out.
Her skull was fractured, and sho died
almost instantly. Hanna was pinned
beneath th> wheels <>f the car and his
life crushed out.
FATAL FALL UNDER AUTO
Victim Said to Have Staggered
— Car Moving Slowly.
Andrew Bower, a contractor and build
er, of Fort Lee. N. J.. was struck and in
stantly killed at Hudson Terrace, near
Myrtle avenue, Fort Lee, list night by
an automobile. s;-iid by the New Jersey
police to be owned by Michael Tully. of
No. I'll West 107 th street, Manhattan.
Bower's skull was fractured.
The accident happened as Mr. Bower
was crossing: the street ahead of tin car,
which. Mr. Tully says, was moving slow
ly. As tli^ machine neared him Bower
was sen. to stagger, and he fell and was
run over.
A number of young men and women
who were returning from a camp at the
foot of the Palisades saw the accident.
They told the police, that Bower stag
gered against the car.
Mr. Tully was taken before th»=> Cor
oner His son. a daughter and two
friends who were in the car with him
corroborated his eror> and he was re
leased.
AUTO SKIDS; JWO INJURED
Machine Turns Over Into Ditch
When Tire Bursts.
Great Neck. Long Island. Sept. 11-
Two men were hurt, one of them very
seriously, when an automobile turned
over into a ditch beside the turnpike be
tween this place and Bull's Head this
morning.
James Mahon. employed a? butler by
Dr. H. B. Paruch. of this place, had his
skull fractured and was otherwise hurt,
and may not survive. Irwin Dieseman.
who has a public garage at Oyster Bay,
had hi? left leg broken.
The accident occurred about 2 o'clock
this morning:. Mahon hired Pieseman to
drive him to his employer's home. They
were spinning along at a moderate
pace when one of the renr tires burst.
Before the machine could be slowed
down it skidded and went into th« ditch.
The crash was heard, and people living
in the neighborhood found the men and
called an ambulance, which took them to
♦he Nassau Hospital, in Mineola.
BIG STORM SWEEPS TEXAS
Quarter of a Million Acres of Cot
ton and Other Crops Destroyed.
I By T>!<"sr3ph to Th« Trihun" ]
Galveston, Sept. 11 An unprecedented
hailstorm, accompanied by high wind
and followed by rnin. suept over Brazos,
Grimes. Burleson and Houston counties,
Tf-xas. yesterda>. and destroyed a quar
tf> r of a million acres of cotton in the
field and other crops.
In many place* cotton was destroyed
by hailstonee. while in other places rain
washed cotton from the fields Into the
Brazos River and other 'streams. The
greatest damage was done J>y the hail,
which literally "tripped tree* of their
smaller limbs. Many planters lost nearly
all their cotton crop, ah cotton picking
had ius-t been well started.
GOODSKED STARTS
FBI AGAINST DADY
Assemblyman Denounces Organ
ization's Repudiation of Pri
mary Reform.
JOINS ANTI-WOODRUFF SIDE
Letter to Constituents Charges
State Chairman's Lieutenant
with False Repre
sentation.
Because tbe regular Republican organ
ization of the Ist Assembly District.
Brooklyn, has rppurhated the direct pri
mary movement. Assemblyman Henry
S- Goodspeed, who has represented the
district in the state Legislature for tw.>
years past, has read himself out of the
organization and thrown In his lot with
the anti-Woodruff side. Hi.s action is in
line with his conduct sinoe in offi'-e, for
lie has continually stood with Governor
Hughe? against th instructions of
Colonel Michael J. [>.)dy and liis execu
tive member. D. Harry Ralsten.
In a letter which he has prepared for
distribution among the enrolled Repub
licans of the district he explains his
course. The letter follows:
Mv .ittitude on the subjed of direct pri
maries Is well known to you. J liave been
a consistent supporter in the New York
legislature in its la>t regular and extn
sessions of the Htntnan-Greene. Meade-
PhilHp:- an<l Cohh bills, the latter being; th°
compromise bill favored by Governor
Hughes and many other leadine; Republi
cans of the St;it>- of New York.
l'l> to last Friday. September 9, 810, 1
had hoped Hint both factions of the Repub
lican party of our district would favor tins
necessary " reform. On tlsat evening, at
Saengerbund Hall, the D^dy organization,
by a practically unanimous vote, tabled a
resolution In (avor of direct primaries. II
is impossible for me to support a faction
and ;i primary ticket which are opposed to
that reform- At tint meeting 1 spoke hi
favor of direct primaries, stating that [ was
for the principles of the • '<>bh compromise
bill, and hoped thnt the coming state con
vention of <>ur party would adopt ;i resolu
tion and plank to that effect.
On the morning of Saturday, September
10, 1910. Colonel M. J. Pady person. illy took
to the newspaper offices of Brooklyn a
typewritten account of the niertins:. This
quoted me as saying that I did Dot believe
that the time had yet arrived to have the
proper direct primaries bill passed. This
statement is untrue, as is shown by the
stenographic report of my speech.
During the session I was strongly urged
hv Mr. Ini'ty and by Mr. Ralston to vote
against the direct primaries bills, and I
declined to follow their instructions. I
voted on direct primaries as T thought
rt^lit. and I know that 1 fairly represented
the ideas of the majority of my constitu
ents.
The opposition of Colonel Dady and his
immediate faction (of which I have been
a part heretofore), and the unrepresenta
tive manner of disregarding what I believe
to be the wishes of a majority of the vot
er' make it Impossible for me to remain
longer with a faction so controlled and so
constituted.
The action of the meeting in repudiating
direct primaries, and Colonel Dady'a mis
rppreppnting me, compel me to take my
defir.lte stand aerainst that faction which
seeks to continue opposition to political re
form in this state and in this Asfembly
district.
I urge, my friends to support me In my
unwavering ard undictated position, and
ask them to vote for those who favor this
necessary reform and who favor the ter
mination of the control of Republican party
politics in this Assembly district by <"oir>nei
Dady.
The hopes of the Ely people have In
creased greatly since Friday's meeting,
because Mr. Dady's followers then in
dorsed hi? stand against Mr Roosevelt
and for Mr. Woodruff At the meeting
one of the Ely people, W. P. Dunwoody.
offered the resolution in favor 'of direct
primaries. It was tabled on the motion
of "vT. W. YVineate. a Dady man.
The Ely people last year, though op
posed by the forces of the county ma
chine, carried 40 per cent of the votes
at the primaries. This year, with the
sentiment of the community with them
and with the county machine weakened,
they are confident that they can climb
above the f>o per cent mark and get the
district leadership for Mr. Ely.
The meeting of Friday night followed
the recent action of Colonel Dady at the
session "f the state committee, when be
voted 1 with State Chairman Woodruff
against ex-President Roosevelt. Al
though formerly the rival of Mr. Wood
ruff for the leadership of the county.
Mr. Dadyhas received the aid of the
county machine in his right to retain
control of his district In the lost two
yeqrs. The opposition to him in the dis
trict has been organized and led by
Morris I* Ely. His organization, the
Union Republican Club, is mostly made
up of the young men of the Heights sec
tion. Since last March it has been
openly anti-Woodruff.
Hi. i i". peopU have taken up the
Continued on third p.nr
317 BROADWAY, CORNER THOMAS ST.
I i.. offlcfl "' Savannah Line, Reserva
tions mad and tickets «old to all points
;.-.. || „ Call or telei-liciie ■ 93 Spring.— Advt,
EIGHT SOLDIERS DROWNED
Lieutenant Whitmore Loses Life
in Philippine River.
Manila. Sept. il. Lientenani Whit
moro. of the constabulary, two corporal?
and five private? were drowned to-day
while crossing the Rio Agno ("Iran']'-.
LORRAINE FALLS INTO SEA
Aeronaut Swims to Irish Coast
— Nearly Crosses Channel.
London. Sept 11. — Robert LiOraine. the
actor, who In the last few months has
developed into a flaring aeronaut, all
but accomplished an aeroplane flight
across the Irish Channel to-day-
Starting from Holyhead. Lorraine di
rected his course to. Dublin. Although
he had trouble with his engine, he got
within two miles of the Irish coast. The
breaking of a wire then forced him to
descend to the sea. He swam ashore,
and his machine was picked up by a
steamer. The distance across the chan
nel is about fifty-five mile?.
POWDER NEAR ROOSEVELT
Found Beside Stand in Columbus
from Which He Spoke.
eolmrtbusf; Ohio. Sept. 11.—Superin
tendent Ansofi of Goodlp Park, where
ex-President Roosevelt spoke yesterday,
turned over to tit" police to-day a suit
case, containing a quantity of gunpow
der, which had been found near the
speaker's stand to-day. It was reported
that the suit case also contained nitro
glycerine and dynamite, but this was
denied by Chief Carter of the Police De
partment.
The suit case was not found until
caretakers of the park cleaned the
grounds after Mr. Roosevelt's departure.
$57,500 IN GOLD STOLEN
Was in Transit on Steamship
from Alaska to Seattle.
Seattle. Wash., Sept 11 GoM bullion
valued nt $57,500, part of a consign
ment of SUTO.OOO from the Washington-
Alaska Bank of Fairbanks to the Dez
ter-Horton National Bank of Seattle, on
the steamship Hnmboldt, was stolea in
transit.
The stolen gold weighed 250 pounds
When it left Fahrbanka on a Takon River
steamer for Dawson the gold was in
three wooden boxes and was in the care
of the Alaska- Pacific Express Company.
when the iiox^s were opened by Cana
dian customs officers ar Dawson th« gold
was intai t
The boxes were opened again at the
United States Assay Office in Seattle on
Friday and the theft was discovered.
One box contained pigs of lead instead
of gold. The seals of the boxes were
intact when they reached the assay office.
The gold was insured against loss by
the express company.
Tt is supposed the theft took place on
the Yukon steamer between Dawson and
white Horse, or on the steamer Hum
boldi between Skagway and Seattle.
Th cold was m the purser's cabin. De
tectives working on the case way they
have no clew
The robbery was much like one of four
years ago. when $6?.f>00. consigned to
Seattle by the Washington-Alaska Bank,
of Fairbanks, over th>» Yukon River-
Skagway route., was stolen from ■ wood
en strong box by "Bobby" Miller, night
watchman on a Tanana River steamier.
Miller secreted the gold so well that
pfter his arrest on suspicion the owners
of the bullion were glad to make terms
with him. He' was promised a short
prison sentence if he returned the cold,
and he produced 150.080, alleging that the
other $19,000 had been stolen from him-
DOG SAVED MASTER'S LIFE
Leg Broken, He Crawled Six
Miles and Got Aid for Owner.
[By TeTPKrsph to Th" Tribune. ]
Williamsport, Perm.. Sept. 11.— With on*
leg broken and one eye blinded by be*
stings, a shepherd dog owned by Patrick
Dolin. of Cross Forks, crawled six miles
through the woods to •• house and
whined ■ message that obtained aid for
his master, unconscious and ■ prisoner
beneath h tree that, he had felled to
gather a store of honey. .
Dolin also was terribly stung by the
enraged bees. and. had it not been for
the sagacity of his canine companion,
there ii little doubt that he would have,
perished, as his family did not know in
which direction nt went when he left
home.
TRANSATLANTIC WIRELESS »«"•«••
rw ifr.ited Kingdom at 11 P*r *«**•<
, „,, „„! '•■ r« nrarded Ma
Auvt.
In City of N*w York. .lertmr City ■»! Hobnk**.
ELSEWHERE . TWO CENTS.
ELEVEN ARE KILLED
IN ERIE I 1 CAVE IN
Swn Other Workmen Injured
at Western End of Old
Bergen Tunnpl.
GETTING READY FOR BLASTS
Priests of Nearby Church
Quickly on the Scene of
Accident and Render
Heroic Aid.
Eleven men were killed and =■»--" In
jured yesterday by a cave-in at the west
era end of the old Bergen tunnel of th
Erie Railroad in Jersey City.
The new out of the Erie, paralleling
the old tunnel, was finished and it? use
by passenger trains begun only about a
month ago, while th* tunnel was used
only for freight traffic. f| Is the purpo«*
of the Erie to run four tracks throueh
the new. cut. and gangs were at work at
both ends of the tunnel, where It curve?
toward the new cut, tearing it out for
about three hundred feet to straighten
out the curves and make room for the
fourth track in th» new cut.
It was the gang on the Sunday shift
at the west portal that was ■-•right by
the cave-in. William Hallisy, one of th»»
men killed, had been o.it of work for ?ev
i era! months and had got his first work
j yesterday morning on the Erie ttfnn°l.
A negro who applied for work wa? mor»
fortunate. He was told to take off hi-»
coat and pitch in. but when he saw th*
nature of the ground he refused the job.
Most of the. men. however, had been on
the job of the new cut. working for th*
Millard Construction Company, of Phila
delphia, and had heap sxvitched over by
them to the work of tearing out the eM
tunnel when the new cut was finished.
They wore badges of the Millard com
pany, and most of the dead and injured
had time checks and pa- checks of th«»
Millard company in tbe«r pockets. They
j were chiefly rock drillers and their help
! ers. • '■•'■'■
The list of dead and injured follows:
THE EHUUD
BAUMA.V. Joseph, nineteen years old. Summit
and >t. Pauls avonue.l.
CDUBMAIf, Edward, th!" ■»..•-,- old. S%
243 Laidlaw avenue.
FEEN'ET. James, fifty y?ars old. N" I*4 St.
Pauls avenue.
HAIX.IST William, twentr-^irht *«•" eM - N "
Si Oakland ■»«■»; leaves a wile *■'■ two
children.
JAMES. ■John, thirty years «M Baldwin an-t St.
Paul's avenues.
MARTINI, :.oui=. forty-fire years old. address
unknown; body taken to tne irorau*-. -
SCHFVF.R. Fredrick, tupnty jear B old. N».
150 Hobok«>n avenue.
TRUNK Ar.R-10. |HM*J Hill *■■■ - 1- v
was »SSs^ssl*!& s *??
1470, Millard Construction Company.
Unidentified man. aN-.ur twenty-fiv? years olrf.
ray chnck No. 1.743.
THE TN.TfRKP
BONEN'ATTO. nrtrw. thmy-five *****J**'l*£
TT« Rers'n street. W-st N~v T"rk. bod?
.ru^h-1. ir.r.r-. injuries: tiken to st-
Francis's Hospital.
COSTEIXIO. Pasqual*. thirty-five years -.; ™
ir£t: head and rt«W lea crushed, taken t~
j»rspy City Hospital.
•. ... City Hospital.
IAMF= Mhert foreman, twenty-six year* o*.
JAMES. -J.^!; avenue; chest, artr.s and
tap crusher tlken to Jersey City Hospital.
'.., i. •--•. City Hospital.
, c-tt---; i,.nn f,.r^- vars aU, M ' ■
l^en u> St. Frances Hospital.
,--■.■ Hospital.
Feeney died at his home last night, and
the body was viewed by County Physi
cian Charles D. Converse, who ordered
Coroner Houghton to hold the inquest:
this morning.
Search for Superintendent.
The police and the county officials
: who were first on the ground immedi
ate began a search for the superin
tendent, as this is the first big accident,
that has occurred under the mm employ
ers' liability law of New Jersey, and if
the superintendent had ordered the men
into the tunnel the responsibility would
rest with the company. John Smith **aa
the superintendent of the work, and it
was learned that he was on the east
de of the Hudson Boulevard when the
accident happened, while the portal of
the tunnel la about three hundred feet
weS t of the boulevard. Smith could not
be found by the police, and late last
night men from Prosecutor Garvens of
fire were still searching for him.
' A T. Morrshead. the resident engi
nee, in charge, also was missing, tboogh
it was said by the men that he had been
on the ground when work started »•"■
morning. . __
Francis Lee Stuart, chief engineer of
thP New York Division of the Erie, vram
on the scene of the accident in th- af
ternoon. He was down in the cut while
the police were busy keeping the crowd
back on the boulevard, and soon after
ward they learned of his presence, but
before they had time to see him he had
stopped ■ westbound train and gone to
hi. home in Essex re» He said to
The Tribune last night:
•The accident was one of those which
may happen at any time. About fifteen
laborers were at work preparing the
last twenty to* of the arch for blastins
to-morrow, when it gave way with
them. Those who were killed fell upon
a pile of rock, and were buried beneath
the stones and bricks of which the arch
was built.
Rescuers Soon at Work.
••As soon as the accident happened
workmen employed by the ■"■■** Con
struction Company, of Philadelphia, »bo
are d«tns the work for us. set to work
.faring away Dm wreckage from over
the men. There were enough derricks
and other apparatus at hand to do th*
work quickly."
J M. Barrett, superintendent of th«»
New York terminal of the Erie, went out
to the scene of the accident with Mr.
Stuart. He said:
••It was a case " men playing with
flre. Th* men knew the danser. but
they eot careless. The hard rock men
should nay« known the ■•""]" of the
ground. It was th*ir business to know

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