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Senator Smith Hits Hard at
White Star Line Officers
and Grew of Titanic,
BLAMES GAPT. SMITH
Torrid Statement Will Go to Senate
Thursday, Grilling Steamship
Company for Disaster.
A scathing arraignment of J. Braes Is-
may and the White Stare Una officials
to New York, denunciation of many
members of the "pick-up" crew" of the
Titanic, and sweeping charges of In
competency In the management of the
line will be made In the report of the
special subcommittee appointed to In
vestigate the Titanlo disaster by the
United States Senate. which will be, given
to the Senate next Tuesday morning.
The report win be submitted by Chair
man William Alden Smith, of "Michi
gan, who has labored almost incessant
ly since the afternoon be was aispaicnea
to New Tork to meet "the Carpathta. and
begin gathering facts at first hand.
From thes instant of his arrival at the
dock up to the completion of the report
and the speech he is to maice on it. sena
tor Smith has worked unlntermlttlngly
and effectively. He made many trips
to New Tork to find and examine new
witnesses, and he got the facta.
Taken together, as they will be In the
report, they constitute the most startling
Indictments of a great passenger carry
ing corporation that has ever been found
by an Investigating body appotntea by
Ismar la Grilled.
The report spares neither J. Bruce It-
may nor nls subordinates In I.ew York,
whose Juggling with the truth after re
ceiving from Montreal Information that
the Titanic had sunk. Is savagely criti
cised. Direct responsibility for the accident Is
laid on Capt Smith. Jt Is pointed out
that had he heeded the warnings or Ice
sent him by the Amerika and other -vessels
the lives, of -the 1,6a -victims would
have been saved.
Pointing out that the spe. of the Ti
tanic Just before she struck the Iceberg
was twenty-four and one-half miles an
hour, and that It had "been steadily In
creased after receiving Ice warnings by
telegraph, the. report as&ert that the
presence on board of Ismay the manag
ing directpc. of 3he,Tlne. and Andrews, the
constructorvfor Harlan & "Wolf", the con-J
slructors, was undoubtedly an Incentive"
to making this great speed.
Crew's Action Condemned.
The report recites that the "plck-up"
crew with which the White Star Line
manned the vessel were unacquainted
with each other and their duties. There
was the utmost confusion when the ves
It Is noted that the weather was clear
and perfect, the sea being calm, with
no swell conditions that would have
been ideal for, the saving of all hands
on board had there been but adequate
Ufe-savlng apparatus and adequate sail
ors to man them.
Special stress Is laid on the utter fail
ure of the Junior officers, who were
among the first to leave the ship to make
any effort whatever to rescue many of
those In the water, for whom room
might easily have been found in the
Praises Wireless Operators.
There is praise for Phillips and Bride,
the wireless operators, one of whom,
Phillips; was rescued from the water,
only to freeze to death while huddled In
the bottom of the overturned collapsible
boat, and go to his death In the ley water
from which he had been taken but a
few hours before
The necessity of wireless apparatus in
life saving Is dwelt upon, and special
attention Is paid to the Importance of
placing two men on every vessel, now'
ever smalt. In order that constant watch
may be kept on each other by trans-
The report severely condemns CaptJ
lord, ot tne uriusn sieamsmp vanior
nlan. whose vessel saw the rockets of
the Titanic, and who failed to go to her
relief, although he was but a few miles
The failure of the captain of the Call
fornlan to arouse his wireless operator
the minute he saw the rockets, or the
rockets were reported to him, the re
port characterizes as inexcusable.
There is nothing- but praise, on the
other hand, for the heroic Capt. Ros
tron. of the Carpathta.
Getting down to the question of the
British Board of Trade the report Is
outspoken in Its condemnation or anu
ouated shinning laws and played out
administrative -boards It announces that
the punishment of those responsible must
be left to the British Board, wnose mem
bers spent but a little while less than
four hours Inspecting tne vessel wnlch
was to carry thousands of human beings
across the waters. The nations are
asked to act together In shipping re
forms whose need Is eloquently urged.
URGED AS NECESSARY
Holyoke, Mass.. May 22 A doctor's
certificate as a precedent to the marriage
ceremony is favored in the report of the
committee on moral Issues at the 110th
Annual meeting of the Massachusetts
Congregational Conference here. Victor
J. Lortng. of Wellesley Hills, acted as
moderator. The report on moral Issues
-"Our denomination cannot legislate for
the Individual minister, as It cannot for
the individual church But we would
commend to the consideration of the min
isters of this State the recent action of
rertaln Episcopal clergymen of Chicago,
who have given notice that hereafter
no persons will be married by them un
less a clean bin of health, both mentally
and physically, from SJreputable physi
cian ehaU be presentedfwUh the appUca
tlon for marriage. This Is by way of
preventive medicine for'lhe divorce sick
ness. . t:
School Jor Deaf Bnrns.
FUnt Mich, May 22.-The Michigan
State school for the deaf -was totally de
stroyed by flre after it had been struck
by lightning here to-day TbeMoss Is
HOM00. All of the occupants escaped.
THESF STEALS WATCHDOG. ,
New Tork, May 22. With a
piece of roast beef he had stolen
from the pantry of Mrs. C W.
Blake, of Torktbwn, a thief
bribed a bulldog the woman had
sent after him, and stole "the
FOUGHT TO SHE
W. P. Boland, on Stand, Tells of
Causes that led Up to Charges
WITNESS GIVES PATHETIC
STORY OF LONG TROUBLE
Soranton Coal Operator Testifies for
First Time; Telling of Business
Named in Child's Honor.
Telling for the first time In publlo"of
the long fight he has made against what
he believes to be a railroad controlled
Judiciary In Pennsylvania, W. P. BolandT
the author of the charges of official mis
conduct against Judge Robert W. Arch
bald, of the Commerce Court, yesterday
testified before the House Judiciary
Committee, Inquiring Into the charges.
Boland. who Is the ""president of the
Marlon Coal Company, of Scranton, In
jected a strong touch of pathos Into his
story when he told the committee why
he had fought so persistently to preserve
the company against the alleged at
tempts of big Interests In Pennsylvania
to wrest It from htm.
"What other interest have you had In
the case of the Marlon Coal Company
aside from the property Involved," ask
ed Representative Norris.
Ivamed After Daughters. '
"About nine years ago,". Boland re
plied, "we were blessed with a little
girl. We named her Marlon. About the
same time we obtained the coal property
and named It the Marlon Coal Company.
We did not want to write failure over
"Have you still the little glrlf asked
"No," said Boland, sadly. "She died
about four years ago."
In the course of the questioning mem
bers of the committee sought to draw
from Boland a statement of his personal
feelings toward Judge Archbald.
"Do you feel pretty bitter against Judge
Archbald?" asked Representative Nye, a
member of the committee
"No. sir." replied Boland. "I would
much prefer that someone else could be
In my place to prosecute Judge Archbald
and appear against him. It was un
sought for on zar part, It was simply a
case of self preservation.
Flshta Jlbore the Belt."
"I conld fiaal tofar wjth'ybu'or twenty
men like you and shake hands with -you
to-morrow after the fight was over.
whether I won or lost I do not carry
such things over I fight above the belt.
"I realized what a serious matter It
was even to whisper against or question
the integrity of a Judge, and for that
reason I realized that I must know -what
I was talking about before I voiced even
Boland gave General Counsel BrownelL
ofthe Erie Railroad, tit for tat, when his
attention was called to a part of Brown-
eU's testimony which Insinuated that Bo
land would not dare to swear under oath
to statements he made before the Attor
1 am sorry I was not present when
Mr. Brownell made the Insinuation." he
said . "I would have answered him and
told him that If my evidence resembled
perjury as closely as his conduct re
sembled bribery I would be glad to have
the proper authorities prosecute me.
To-ward the end of the day's hearing
Boland declared that Williams had told
him that Judge Archbald was able to
Influence two other Judges on the Com
"Who are they?" asked A. S. Worth-
lngton, counsel forejudge Archbald.
"I do not care to give the names." re
plied Mr. Boland. "unless the committee
directs, because I am making no charges
against them nor Is anybody"
After a consultation between the mem
bers of the committee, Boland submitted
the names privately to Attorney Worth
lngton and to the members of the com
mittee. At the conclusion of yesterday's ses
sion Chairman Clayton announced that
on account of pressure of other business
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MURDERER TRIES SUICIDE.
3few York, May 22. Joseph Murphy,
twenty-nine years of age, to-day kUled
Nora Lane, his common-law -wife, during
a dispute In their rooms at WO Eighth
Avenue. After furiously slashing the
woman with a carving knife and firing
three bullets Into her left breast. Mur
phy attempted to kill himself with a
carving knife. ,He will recover.
Order It Now!
SUNDAY'S EDITION OF
Because it is a real newspa
per, with specialties from the
best writers in the United
States for every reader, a
magazine section that is un
rivaled for attractiveness, and
in addition-it has the intensely
interesting- "Adventured of
Mr. Peter Rtiff," by E. Phil
lips Oppenheim. These stories
o a private investigator'stand
Ione as a Sunday fiction fea
ture. It is its own advertisement,
and its drawing powers is
proven by the thousands of
new subscribers in the past
few weeks. Read it and judge
E TO BEAT
New York Physician Causes Pulsa
tions by Squeezing Organ
Bchnectady, N. Y.. May 22. After her
heart had stopped beating and resplra
tlon had ceased, following an operation
for gall stones. Miss Anna Loebensteln,
a well-known young woman of this city.
Is to-night alive and practically out of
danger. Miss Loebensteln owes her life
to the quick thought and action of the
operating surgeon. Dr. Charlea G Mc
Mullen. Dr. McMullen had successfully per
formed the operation at a local hospl
tal, and had Just finished suturing the
Incision In the abdomen.' when the at
tending nurse told him that the patient
was pulseless. Hurriedly be removed
the stitches he had Just taken, and In
setting his hand, reached up to the still
ed heart He genUy grasped the hu
man life pump, his hand closing and
opening genUy. The auricle and ventri
cle under the presure began forcing the
life fluid Into the arteries to have It
returned and instant later.
The physician continued the manipula
tion with nurses and Interns bending
over the patient For more than two
minutes this was kept up, when sud
denly a faint tinge was noticed In the
patient's face. The doctor continued
the manipulation for perhaps another
minute, and then withdrew his hand.
The heart of Its own accord took up its
work of pumping and In less than five
minutes the paUent was breathing prop
erly. She was placed In bed, and In
an hour or two was pronounced out
The shock of tie operation together
with unconscious physical antipathy to
anaesthetics. Is believed to have caused
the heart to stop. Instead of plain
ether or chloroform, the doctors ad
ministered to Miss Loebensteln, before
the operation, a combination of nitrous
oxide, oxygen, and ether, as they feared
the effects of the nausea were ether
LOYE CONQUERS .
Mrs. T. A. Garland Gives Up Ten
Million Dollars Fortune to
Wed Her Choice.
Boston, May 22. Mrs James A. Gar
land, widow of the late millionaire
yachtman, will be married on next Sat
urday to Francis Cushlng Green, and
will thereby automatically forfeit a for
tune OI 1U,IW,WU.
Mrs. Garland was bound by her hus
band In his wiU In exactly the same
way as Mrs. John Jacob Astor that she
could only retain the'fortune by remain
Mrs. Garland was twice married to the
millionaire yachtman. having divorced
him In 19CJ, and remarried him seven
teen months later, after a- courtshln
that took place on his yacht She was
at his bedside at his death, three years.
Tne widow was made co-trustee of the
win with two business friends of Mr.
Garfield. She engaged Francis Cush
lng Green, an attorney with a moderate
In.come. as her legal advisor. Lawyer
ana client, were inrown together ire;
quently, and the engagement resulted.
The Garland fortune now goes to Mrs.
Garland's three sons.. If the sons die
without hairs, the money is to go to
Grand Decoration Day Excursion to'Get-
IJ.BIU1M AXlirtlH. KHH 1 ett
Mar, and Retnrn.
Baltimore and Ohio from Union sta
tion at 7 30 a. m. May 20. tl-50 to Ami
tarn, U.00 to Pen Mar and Gettysburg
and return. Ex-President Roosevelt win
deliver an oration' at 2 JO D. m. on the
VILLAIN "AT LAST I 'HAVE
ARE SENTENCED TO
LONG JAIL TERM
London. May 22. Mrs. Emmellno Pank
hurst, militant leader of the suffrage
party In England, and Mr. and Mrs
Pethlck Lawrence, co-editors of "Votes
for Women,' the chief suffrage organ,
were to-day sentenced to serve nine
months Imprisonment In the second di
vision following their conviction by a
Jury of conspiracy and maliciously Incit
ing their followers to damage property.
The sentence to thes second, division
takes from the poniihmsct'the element
eUtardxlaborw r ,
The oonrleUon and the sentence of
the three leaders were the results of
disorders that culminated on the even
ing of March 1. In a general attack In
which hundreds of women broke win
dows, demolished property, hurled"
bricks, and fought with the police In
the center of London's most Important
district It was estimated that the wo
men smashed property worth 5,000.
CLARENCE S. DARR0W
DENIES STORY THAT HE
WILL PLEAD GUILTY
Los Angeles, May 22. Attorney Clar
ence 8. Darrow, of Chicago, accused of
bribing a Juror In the trial of James B.
McNamara, was Indignant to-day when
told of a report printed In certain East
ern newspapers that he would plead
"The story Is untrue, and whoever
sent It out Is crazy," said Mr. Darrow.
"Nobody has authority to make the
statement No such thing has ever been
dreamed of. There Is absolutely nothing
to It The trial will proceed to the end.'
The Jury to try Darrow was -completed
to-day wnen Jonn l. uingman, a ranch
er, was accepted and sworn In as the
ASSISTANCE NEEDED FOR
200,000 REFUGEES AND
New Orleans, La.. May 22. Relief
measures to 200,000 flood refugees and
sufferers will be necessary within a
short time. It Is said that the govern
ment rations win not last much longer
and when these give out business organ
izations will tender their- aid.
At Melville to-day the water was
seven feet deep In the streets. Many
houses have been swept away.
At Beulah. Miss., a crevasse has flood
ed an area containing -W.000 persons,
Residents of naucnevwe, a.. aoan-
doned their homes to-day. The famous
Bayou Teche Is spreading disaster over
the section around tranniin. la.
THE DIRECT ELECTION OF
UNITED STATES SENATORS
Boston, Msy 22. The State Senate by
a vote of 30 to 0 this afternoon adopted
the Donohue resolution ratifying the
amendment to the National Conitltutlon
for the direct election of United State
Senators by the people. The House has
already adopted the resolution.
Massachusetts Is the first State In the
United. States to ratify the amendment
since Its submission by Congress to the
BAT" NELSON PLAYS
THE PART OF A HERO
AT CHICAGO FIRE
Chicago, May 22. "Bat" Kelson, former
light-Weight champion, hung the- "JC O."
sign on a lire at Burnham, adjoining his
native town of Hegewlcb. to-day, after
first rescuing a number of persons whose
homes uere blazing. The Battler was
returning to Hegewlch and was In
Burnham when the alarm was given.
He rushed to the scene.
iL number of dwelling houses had
caught Ore from a burning schoolhouse.
which was being moved and stood on
rollers In the center of the street Nelson
Assisted women and children from the
blazing building and then headed a
bucket brigade that fought the fire until
the fire department apparatus from Chi
cago arrived The- flames threatened the
big plant of the Western Steel Car and
Foundry Company. Six dwellings and
the schoolhouse wers destroyed.
Government Sends Infantry and
Artillery to Battle with
THOUSANDS TAKE" UP ASKS
Scedil to Tbtt TOahhiftjjo Hcrsld.
Havana. May 22. Fully alive to the
seriousness of the colored uprising, the
gov ernment to-day" sent two companies
of Infantry and two batteries of artil
lery Into ths province of Orlente, where
the situation approaches the alarming.
The troops sent to-day will assist the
government troops already In the dis
turbed district, which number about
1.S00. A concerted movement will be
made to surround the negro Insurgents
under Gens. Estenoz and Tvonet, who
have been terrorizing- the regions adja
cent to El Caney. El Cobre. and San
Luis. These places are all In the vi
cinity of Santiago
A report from Santiago to-night says
that more than 5.000 negroes have taken
up arms In the province of Orlente alone.
Two American citizens. Floyd Schick and
Joseph Bryan have complained to the
United States Consul at Santiago, that
Uiey were assaulted and robbed yester
day while on their way to Stboney. They
were held up by a band of blacks" who
were fully armed.
The government received no details of
the tnsurrectfon to-day beyond the fact
that In the vicinity of Holguin. 60 mllea
northeast of Santiago, a detachment of
rural guards had encountered and dis
persed. a strong band of blacks, of whom
they killed two.
The government admits that the situa
tion In Orlente province Is grave, but
profess to have troops now there and
are equal to any emergency, and that
they expect to encompass the capture
of the negro leaders within twenty-four
WAR SHIPS MAY BE SENT
TO PROTECT AMERICAN
INTERESTS IN CUBA
Further reports from Cuba yesterday
placed a much more serious aspect upon
the colored" uprising In that country. In
the minds of State Department officials.
The matter of sending one or more
war ships to the Cuban coast for the
purpose of backing up the request al
ready made for protection of American
life and property was discussed at the
State Department yesterday. Already
doubt Is felt of the ability of'the Gomez
government to afford such protection
against the mulatto bands, no matter
how good Its Intentions.
If a ship Is sent It will be one of the
larger vessels of the navy, with a con
siderable force of marines available for
landing- parties. The little vessels
Eagle and Padacah, nW In the Carib
bean, are considered as too small for
an emergency such as Is threatened In
Cuba. It has- even been proposed that
a camp of marines be established at
once at Guantanamo, the United States
naval base, as was done a year ago
when the Mexican situation was menac
The white people In Santiago province.
where It is estimated LGCO mulattoes are
already under arms, fear that a general
race war Is upon them. The proporUon
of colored, to whites la very large In
this province- and It has been the scene
of the principal disturbances reported
thus far. In all. It Is estimated there
are 4,000 rebels under arms.
Famous Aviator to Wed.
London. Mifcy 22. The Evening News
announces that Clauds Grabame-Whlte,
the famous aviator, will marry Dorothy
Taylor, of New Tork. on June 27 at
Bntts .Horse to Death.
New Xork. May 2i Fred Lents, ot
Greenville, was flung from, his bicycle
against, a Jiorse. Lewis waa not Injured
but the horse was killed. "
CfTI HAH 10 SATI SOUL.
New Tork. 'May 22.-rGeorge
Palmer, a buyer In a Joeal de
partment store, had the hair of
hir nineteen-year-old daughter,
Edna, cropped short, to "save her
out," he said.
T. H. 15
BY OVER 25,
Latest Figures from Ohio Indicate
Thirty-Jiwo of Forty-two Dele
gates Are for Him.
HARMON WILL HAVE
Both Taft and Roosevelt Men Claim
They Will Control the State
Columbus, Ohio, May 22. Theodore
Roosevelt according to returns from
1.500 of the 5.192 precincts In Ohio, -carried
the State in yesterday's primaries
by a plurality of approximately 25,000.
Figures to-night show that Roosevelt
has thirty-two of the forty-two district
delegates selected, and that President
Taft has -the remaining ten.
Gov. Judson Harmon Is assured of
practically a solid delegation of forty
eight votes at the Baltbnore convention.
His lead thus far, with returns still
coming In, Is sure to give him control
of the State eonvenUon; which win se
lect six delegates at large. Although
returns that came In late to-day gave
Woodrow Wilson a fighting chance for
one or two delegates, the Jerseytte's
exact status will hardly be known for
another day, when two districts in Hamil
ton County are heard from. It Is under
stood, however, that the convention will
provide for the unit rule, and If this Is
true. It wUI force the Wilson delegates,
should any be chosen, to vote for Clark.
Roosevelt Carries All.
The Roosevelt strength, In the battle
yesterday was not confined to any par
ticular section or to any class of clU
zens. He carried the Hocking Valley,
with Its Industrial and" mining districts.
as well as some of the oldest and most
conservative country sections.
The farmers, almost to a man. were
for Roosevelt probably on account or
Taft's position on reciprocity, as Uhlo Is
close to the Canadian' border.
Got. Harmon to-night issued the fol
"Such a sweeping victory in Ohio would
be pleasing under any condlUons. But
In view -of the strong and various forces
we had to meet and the methods resorted
to.I,am- profoundly .gratified, not so much
on'my account as on that of the. party.
Defeat would have been taken as a re
pudiation of our two successive Demo
cratic administrations, and this -would
hav e set us back for years.
Convention on Jnne 3.
"We shall have nearly. It not quite,
forty of the forty-eight delegates In Bal
timore, four of the minority being from
Cleveland, where we had no candidates,
those presented by the Baker organiza
tion, agreeing to be bound by the prefer
ence vote of their districts.
"It would be Invidious to make a spe
cial mention when so many places sig
nally proved their stanchness. but I am
sure all will approve when I express my
gratitude to the loyal friends In Cleve
land for their fine showing on the prefer
The matter of the delegates at largo
will not be settled until the State convention-
Is h-Id on June 3 The Taft
men have all along claimedthat they
control the convention and 'will name
the delegates-at-Iarge, but the Roose
vlt managers say the late returns In
dicate that the number of Taft dele
gates to the convention Is dwindling.
In only twenty-three of the elghf
elght counties In the State were dele
gates, to the State convention chosen.
In the remaining counUes the dele
gates will be named by the county
conventions as formerly.
TAFT TO FIGHT HARD ,
IN NEW JERSEY CAMPAIGN
Notwithstanding the disheartening re
sult of President Taft's campaign In
Ohio, he reiterated last night that he
has won the Republican nomlnaUon at
Instead of being depressed by the Roose
velt victory la his native State. Presl
dent Taft took the situation more cheer
fully than did many of his followers,
and Immediately announced his determi
nation of contesting every Inch of ground
with CoL Roosevelt In New Jersey. The
President Issues this statement:
"Our opponents quote from a statement
ot mine, made In Cleveland, that the
fight in Ohio, my home State, much to
my gratification, would be the decisive
one and would settle the question of my
nomination. This Is true. I shall have
at least seventeen votes from Ohio, In
cluding the delegates-at-Iarge. for we
have every assurance that we shall con
trol the State convention. This wUI con
stitute a clear majority In the national
convention. Indeed In addition to the
votes from Ohio, delegates elected for
me from other States of which I have
been advised since my Cleveland state
ment give me at the most conservative
estimate 570 out of the LOTS votes in the
naVonal conv enUon thirty more than
the number necessary to nominate.
"I am going to New Jersey to take
part In the coming campaign there for
the same reason that I went to Ohio,
and such delegates as we may receive
from New Jersey- will thus make assur
ance doubly sure."
President Taft will leave here at 7J0
o'clock this morning tor the last and
probably the hardest trip of his present
campaign the, tour of New Jersey.
The first gun ot the New Jersey cam
paign will be fired at Camden to-night
The President will arrive In that city
early in the evening, having spent the
day In Philadelphia, where he wilt for
mally open the International Navigation
Congress. Burlington and Trenton will
both be touched the same night and the
Presidential party will spend the night
at the last-named place
To-morrow. Saturday, and Monday will
be devoted to a hurried canvass ot the
enUre State, as the President plans to
speak in every town over 1.000 before
closing his fight
gl.ee to Frederlek. and Hagerstovrn
Baltimore and Ohio from ttnion Sta
tion tt I Lm Sunday, May 28. Re
turning same day.
IN GOOD HEALTH!
AX Tracts of PriSM Ita
Vatis Afiir Trip Thro.fl,
- - Ekrapt.
MAY GO INTO BUSlKESs'
Arrlral Starts Ruiors of
Venture In Steamship
New Tork, May a Descfia theroomrt-l
less reports from 'EuroWthit Charles'
Wyman Morse was near death's door
and In striking contrast to his condition
when pardoned by President Taft, the
former Ice king and convicted banker to
day returned from England, looking bet
ter and stronger than he ever did. Mrs.
Morse was with him and both were much
surprised when they discovered that their
presence aboard waa known. Their
names on the passenger list were given
as -Mr. Morris, Mrs. Morris."
To watch Morse's eye aad to hear him
talk no one could have suspected that
he had been so 111 In the Atlanta prison
that only -his .release would save his
life. When he sailed from here four
months ago be was taken on board se
cretly at night and would see no one.
It was Implied that he was going abroad
to travel a little" until death overtook;
him. He said at that time-that he did
not expect to live long. The man who
returned to-day was the man who ran
hundreds Into millions la such snort
time that even Wall Street gasped.
Retnrn Msy Be Significant.
When steamship companies are being
formed every week and the eye or every
American shipowner is turned toward
the Panama Canal the return of C w.
Morse Is hailed by stesmshlp men hero
as slightly significant of things to hap
pen. While the steamer was proceeding up
the North River. Mr. Morse announced
that he would be pleased to see news
During the Interview he held his hat
and at times when he hesitated In
answering a question his grip tightened
on the rim. His head was erect and his
eyes sparkled when he learned for the
first time that the citizens of Bath. Me .
had planned to give him a royal wel
come. Good Coat at Tan.
"Thafg the first Tve heard of It" he
said. T have not planned to go to
Bath Just yet 1 am going home to 127
West Fifty-eighth Street as soon as the
ship Is docked.
"Tou can see from the tan on nr
cheek that the trip has benefltel me
Whe I sailed from New Tork on the
Amerika on February H last I was un
able to walk across the room. Since we
left Southmampton I have taken exer
cise In the gymnasium and have walked
on deck every lay
"We spent four weeks in Wiesbaden
and the rest of the time was- divided be
tween Italy and England We traveled
by train and not by motor I have dons
nothing but loaf and have tried to re
gain my health.
"The doctors have told me not to
tax myself and have, promised that If
I refrain from undue exertion I shall
live quite a long whUe. That's the best
I can get"
Mum on Attorney Fee.
He was asked whether It was true that
tt had cost him 1250.000 to obtain his re
lease from prison and' whether he had
paid $10,000 to an attorney In Atlanta
toward this end ,
"Tou had better consult the attorneys
on that matter," he replied.
"It Is predicted that jou will place
yourself at the bead of the Hudson Navi
gation XAjmpany, which at present Is try
lug to break Into the day passenger and
freight business on the Hudson River,"
he was told.
He listened intently to the question,
and he hesitated a little before he said:
"As I know nothing at all about that
project I cannot talk to you about It
Any activity on my part in the financial
world will depend entirely on my health.
At the present time I have no plans
Postne for Photograph.
Asked If a cabled report that he had
Inspected an ocean liner at Bremerhaven
with a view ot purchasing tt for service
on this side- of the Atlantic was authen
tic, Mr. Morse said he had not been In
Bremen at all.
Morse willingly posed with his wife
for a photograph and after he had gone
below again Mrs Morse said he had
Improved more on the trip back than
during their stay In Europe
"Mr. Morse Is by no means robust
although he was able to exercise in the
gyro twice a day and walk on deck,"
Mrs. 3Iorse Well.
"We have no definite plans and it will
be difficult to keep him from starting
work again, but we have got to live.
I -nould work myself If necessary, but
that necessity Is, not now apparent and
probably will never arise." Mrs. Mors
herself seemed In excellent health and
spirits. "Tou don't know what It means
to have him back." she said. "I via
very happy and thankful to have him
and my children with me. I hope the
boys will be at the pier to meet us. for
they are lov ely fellows "
Both Benjamin and Harry Morse wera
at the pier and accompanied Mr. and
Mrs. Morse to the Wesf Fifty-eighth
BABY WILEY RECEIVES
LEAP YEAR PROPOSAL
FROM KENTUCKY MISS
John Harv ey Wiley, the pure food baby.
seven days old to-day, had a leap ear
proposal yesterday. It came from Mabel,
the baby daughter of R. M. Allen. Pure
Food Commissioner of Kentucky, and
Mrs. Allen. Dr Harvey W. Wiley ac
cepted on behalf of his son.
It is conditional, he wrote, "on the
ratification of the respective parties later.
I approve Of the Idea-to have the fight
lor spurs iooa kcpi m tne family."
Master Wiley is the youngest member of
xthe Cercle Francalse In this city At &
special meeting the members elected him.
Cl.OO Bloemoat and Itetnrm. Sunday,
a7 ot awaucim xtoiivray
Trains leave Washington X3 m. .io.
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