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VOL. XII. NO. 173
SURVIVORS RELATE AWFUL
TALES OF COLUMBIA WRECK
Woman Who Had Gone Through
Horrors Almost Wltlul Number
Tells Fearful Tale In Sim?
CM DORAN IKE BRIGHT HERO
Commander of the Columbia Was
Faithful to His Trust to the Last
Moment, Is the Tribute Paid to
Him by All Who Were Near?Exact
Number of Dead Not Known.
(My Associated Press.)
RAN FP.ANC18CO, CAU, July 2:!.?
Tin? Pacific Coast Steamship Com?
pany steamer Pomona arrived iu San
Francisco from Eureka at 10:30 to
day bringing from the latter place
one of the surviving passengers of
the wrecked steamer Columbia ami
the 32 members of the crew of the
Columbia, who were saved out of her
total complement of 59. The passen?
ger Is Mrs. O. Lledell of this city.
The Pacific Coast Company's dock at
tho foot of Broadway was crowded
with people when the high black hull
of the Pomona hove; in sigln around
the bend. The first comment from
the watchers was, "she brings no
bodies" for the Hag at her stern rail
was Hying at the masthead. The
starboard rail of the Pomona was
black with passengers and among
them as the vessel ran alongside the
wharf could be discerned members of
the Ill-fated Columbia crew whom
the crowd upon the dock picked out
by the nondescript clothing they
An erroneous report spread that
the. Pdmontt brought a "number of the
Columbia's passengers and this In
part accounted for the throng of
eager men and women assembled on
the dock. When the gang plank was
holHted to the Pomona's deck, ofllcers
nf the Pacific Const Compnny had
difficulty In restraining people from
clambering aboard. The crowd was
made to stnnd hfk and keep the lane
open while the 'oi-monn'S passengers
rnme ashore. Pich was stopped at
tho .foot of the gi :? -j.lank and nsked
excitedly "weres" you a passenger
on the Columbia?"
With one exception the answer was
The exception was Mrs. Llcdelf.
When asked by newspaper men for
n recital of her experience she broke
Into tears nnd turned, shaking her
head, "I don't want to say anything,
1 don't want to talk." she murmured.
Captain Was Cool.
Later Mrs. Lledell consented to
talk and In describing her experience
said: "When the crash occurred 1
got out of my stateroom. Every one
was excited?everyone except the
captain. He stood on the bridge his
arms extended, begging the passen?
gers to bo cool. The crew stood at
this boats cutting away nt the lines
that held them. There was no ehahco
to lower them. All who could piled
Into the boats. Lots of people jump
ed overboard, trying to climb on to
bits of wood which were floating In
the water. I did not have time to
think. I ran \n (ho side. There un?
der the side was a raft. There was
no body on it. I jumped and struck
tut the raft. Other women got onto
It nlso. Home crawled from the wat?
er, others jumped from tho boat.
Then the Columbia went down, how
flrst. Tho raft, drifted around nnd
water was all over us. Two women
and a little child were washed ofT nnd
1 novor saw them again. One woman
was left. Her hohl was weak. She
begged me to help her. I tried to
hold her on, but I was too weak. She
diet! before my eyes. Oh, I can't for?
get that I'll never forget that. She
drowned and I could not help her.
Who she was I don't know. Now
and then l got n gllmpo of another
raft or boats. Wc got sonic plOCJS
of wood after a while and used them
for oars, and finally, It must have
been hours afterwards we climbed on
the San Pedro., Ii was terrible climb?
ing up her sides. Men helped but
I felt so weak ami nervous I never
thought I would get over It. The
wnves kept striking over us. We
were dripping wet a ml It was so
cold. On thn San Pedro we were
sittingfton 'wo little narrow pieces of
lumber. Suddenly a wave carried
away the lumber wo were sitting on.
'Wc managed to stay on the ship
however, but there were some who
got that far who got no further for
without wnrnlng the San Pedro gave
way nnd swept several Into tho son.
One or two were brought back alive,
but of tho others we saw nothing and
the darkness hanging over everything
?made it terrible. We did not know
If the Sun Pedro would hold together
nil though the crew did their best to
cheer us up. The fog stll hung low
and the light only appeared gradual?
ly, but then we could see Who was
saved and who was not. That Is a
sight. J can't toll you about It. Every?
thing about it was so desolate and
dismal aad then the Elder came up.
Thoy got us aboard, eared for us,
and at Eureka I seemed the only re?
maining berth on the Pomona to
come hack here."
Chief Engineer's Statement.
Chief Engineer .). V. Jackson gave
the following account of the wrecked
steamer Columbia in an Interview to
the Evening Post: "I was In my
stateroom when the crash occurred
and 1 scrambled Into some idol lies
and came up on deck. All was eon
fusion and turmoil. The roar of the
water as it poured Into the bole of
the Columbia's side was deafening.
Then desperately swimming away
caught a rope thrown from the deck
of the San Pedro. From there I
looked hack at the Columbia just in
time to sec her plunge beneath the
waves. As she rank I could dimly
see many dash across the deck to?
ward the San Pedro the next mo
men) (he fog had hidden the dreadful
"I am sure that many steerage pas?
sengers did not leave their state?
rooms as the Interval was so short
between the time she was struck ami
the time she sank, the men had not
time to get to the deck ami those that
diil lumped overboard and were suck?
ed down by ilie vortex created by the
"When I rushed across the deck It
seemed to he deserted, hut I know
that many were about mo for erl?s
were awful. 1 thank Cod that I am
safe, hut would willingly have given
my life as Captain Doran did to save
those that perished.
"1 did not realize that the end
would come as soon as It did and I
believe Captain Doran was uf the
Purser Drown of the Pomona rur
nlshed a list of the members of the
Columbia's crew brought to this city
by Iiis vessel. lie showed a list of
the surviving passengers taken to
Eureka, inclusive of those who
i reached there an hour before the sail
Ing of the Poi.ioiia which had been
personally secured and ceriillod fey
Purser Byrnes. It comprised 107
names and tallied with the list re?
ported In these despatches last night.
Mr. Drown said he was authoritative?
ly told in Eureka that the 1". mem?
bers <>f the steward's department, ten
members of the engineer's depart?
ment and twelve of the deck crow,
a total of U7, were saved. Us were all
of the waiters except two. The la!
ter he said, are still unaccounted for.
The Pomona brought ten deck
hands, seven engine room men and
I PI stewards and waiters, all saved
from the Columbia.
I Paul Hlnner, a quartermaster on
the Columbia, was In charge of a
raft bearing four women and eleven
mon which made shore at Shelter
Cove. It is probable thai there are
the 10 persons referred to In last
night's despatches as then being on
their way to Eureka and expected to
have arrived lit the latter point short-.
1>- before the sailing of tlie Pomona
FEAR AMERICAN SOLDIERS
MAY CLASH WITH JAPS
American Commanders at Brest Will
Keep Men on Board When Mika?
do's Squadron is There.
fiiy Associated Press.) V
BREST, July 23.?The Japanese
squadron Is expected to reach this
port tonight. This delay in arriving is
generally attributed here to the desire
of the Japanese commander to make
ns short as possible the time that the
American and Japanese warships will
he together in the harbor, (n order
to reduce the chances of nny unto?
ward Incident between the snllnrmcii
The sailors from the American
cruisers Washington and Tennessee,
now here, seem to hold a graildge
against the Japanese on account of a
fancied grievance at the Jamestown
Exposition .and there has been some
threatening talk in the cafes frequent?
ed by the American blue jackets.
Rear-Admiral Charles E .Stockton,
In command of tin- \morlcan vessels,
has decided to grant no shore leave
after the Japanese arrive.
The American officers are prepar?
ing to treat Hie Japanese viators with
great cordiality. They will he shown
j every courtesy and entei l a ined at
dinner on hoard Die American flagship
Submarine Bell 9 gnals
WASHINGTON, D. C. July 23.?Ad?
miral Cowtes, chief of the equipment
bureau of the navy department, follow?
ing the lead of the lighthouse service,
today gave orders for the equipment
of five hattlesh'ps. ten colliers, six
torpedo boat destroyers, the converted
' yacht Mayflower and the despatch
' boat Dolphin with the system of sub?
marine hell signals to assist In diffi?
Senator Sadler Withdraws
RICHMOND. VA.. July 23.?Joseph
P. Sadler, of Powhntan, who repre
! seated the Sixteenth district 111 the
Senate, has withdrawn from the con?
test. This leaves the field free to
John B. Wnlkias.
SHOT GIRL AND IHEN
MURDERED HIS FRIEND
Charles Warner, Made Insane by
Business Reverses, Pulled Gun
in New York Street.
MADE HIS WAY THROUGH CROWD
After Escaping He Went to the Store
of an Old Frtcnd and Fired Two
Bullets Into Him, Killing Him In?
stantly?Finally Knocked Down by
(By Associated Press.)
NEW YORK, 'July 23.?A Bousn
tlonal shunting In which ti young wo
mau inst her life n man was critically
Injured and the lives "f several ptber
persons were -cndnttRcretl, occur ret I
bore today. Charles Warner, n form
ei merchant, whom the police bolloyu
to he insane, shot down and allUOBI in
stantly killed fcl'sa Esther Norllng, u
young woman without seeming cause
in n store on West Forty second street
and then with a smoking revolver III
his hand fled through the crowd ami.
under the cover of u fusllndo which,
he discharged at his pursuers, made
his escape through Hie building of
the Bpnuldlngg Sporting Goods firm
to West Forty-third street where lie
eluded the pursuing pol'co for nearly
three hours, only to suddenly appear
In the store of .lohn tt Wilson, a
friend on upper Broadway, where ho
shot Wilson twice after making a re?
quest for a small loan. Wilson was
turning to get the money when the
bullet struck him down. Warner then
pushed nsitle the employes ami ran
Into the street where his flight was
ohdpd by a blow on the head from n
Winner was taken into custody by
the .police.- -AVIlson wns taken to the
hospital where it wns Bald th's af?
ternoon Hint his condition was trill
cal. Business troubles nro believed
to have disordered Warner's mind.
Miss Norllng had frequently com?
plained that the attentions of War
ner, who was a former employer,
were annoying and that she feared his
mind was affectetl by his fiianclal
Truckman Hit Warner Hard.
Warner Is about GO years of age.
Warner made n desperat? effort to
free himself from the truckmnn. who
grappled with him. Warner fired one
shot, which rebounded from the pave?
ment .ami the truckman to save bis
own life, brought his hook down on
Warner's head with such force thai
he laid the scalp open and dropped
Warner to the sidewalk unconscious.
The police hurried Warner to the
hosp'lal where it was stated that then
was little chanjee for him to survive
Miss Norllng was a young woman
of excellent character and a musi?
cian of-abilHy Her mother tiled sev?
eral years ago und her fnther remar?
ried, since which time silo bail not
lived with him. Her friends say
Warner wished her to go Into business
With him. she having saved up some
money anil his frequent \isits to her
nro said to have been with that mo?
tive in view.
TWO MEN BADLY HURT
IN RUNAWAY ACCIDENT
J. A. Jarvis Has His Head Cut and
M. A. Finch Sustains Painful
J. A. JarviS, of Portsmouth, store?
keeper at the United Stutt-s distillery
at Morrison, was painfully injured III
a runaway accident on Twenty-fifth
street near Virginia avenue about
S:.".n o'clock last night. Mr. Jarvis
was riding With Moses A. Finch, who
operates the distillery, and soon after
the team turned 'nto Twenty-fifth
street from Virginia avenue, the
horse l/ocamo frightened and ran on
As It crossed over the street curb?
ing the wagon lilted to one side,
throwing both of the occupants to the
pavement. Mr. Finch struck on his
head and sustained an ugly gash on
the right side of tie- head und hail
his shoulder badly bruised. Mr. Finch
escaped with one or two painful
The Inured man was moved to n
nearby house by several witnesses to
the nccldent mid the police depart?
ment was notified. LateY Mr. Jarvis
was moved to ihe police stati-in. where
Or. .1. W. Ayler. surgeon to the pOL'co,
dressed his wound.
Killed in a Trench.
RICHMOND, VA.. .Inly 23.?By the
cave-In of a trench in front of the
Shenandoah apartment house this
morning u| ten o'clock, Vivian Sane,
tiers, a young while man recenth
from Louisa county, wns crushed to
death henoath several tons of dirt,
and Frank Tyler, who was working
in the trench at the lime of the cave
in, was completely covered by a mass
WS. VA., WEHN KS Di
of Ioobo earth. Snunders was not
hurled In the tllrt buj Um wholo
weight of the fating mass st rack Ulm
and crushed li's lifo put Instantly.
Nothing could bo soon or hint except
his bead ?when tho rescuers began
their work of extrication.
Victoria Has $250,000 Fire.
.(Ilv Associated Press.)
SEATTLE. WASH.. .Inly 23, Elve
blocks were burned at Victoria, It 0?
tonight. l^oss $250,000.
Col. Will Hayes Dead.
City Associated PreBs.)
LOUISVILLE, KY. July 2.1.- Col
onn| will S. llnycs. the veteran river
editor of the Connor-Journal, song
?riter and poet diOd here today of
vertigo caused by a stroke of paralys?
is suffered In the Iroquols theatre
Pre In Chicago, December 30, 1903. lb
was 70 years of age.
CONTRACTOR IN NORFOLK
MAKES A BAD FAIIURE
Man Who Iis Erecting the Naval Y. M.
C. A. Building Files a Petition in
NORFOLK, VA.. July 23.- K Taller
soM contractor and builder who has
Just been awarded the contract for
the new $225.000 naval Y. M C. A,
building here, tho girt of .lohn 1).
Rockefeller today filed a petition In
voluntary bankruptcy. plac'ng his
liabilities nt $200,013 and with n long
lint of creditors covering many cities.
Ills assets are $218.371. Inability to
cnlccf .amounts due him upon differ?
ent contracts and to renllzo on var?
ious stocks held In enterprises of va?
rious k.'uds Is given as the cause of
the fallurcv Mr. 'Patterson has I'Hlt
and was building some of Norfolk's
largest and finest buildings. He also
had considerable out of town work
being at the tbno of his failure en?
gaged In erecting a new plant for
the Stone Printing and Publishing
Company In Roanoke.
F?deral Judge Wadiltll, na next Fri?
day will name n receiver, lie has
directed that tho Tattorsnn operations
all proceed under order of court until
Bori-Bcrl at Norfolk.
fRy Associated ? Ptcbb )
NORFOLK, July S3.? Seven , cases
of Herl Herl have "TTtovolniicil la the
last week On the ships of the Urn
zlllnn squadron la this harbor. They
have been removed to the Portsmouth
hospital. Two are said to he in a
critical condition tonight. The ills
ease is attracting widespread atten?
tion among local physicians.
International Uahueineniau As
Association of Burgeons of A. C.
L. R. lt.. Auditorium; Room No. -I.
0 to 7 a. in.?Drill, Second Ken?
7 to 8 a. in.?Drill, Fifth Mary?
7:30 a. in.?Guardmount, Twen?
ty third Infantry
K a. in.?Gates open.
8 to 0 a. in?Drill, Twenty third
10 a. in.?And hourly thereafter
cxnibltiou of weather bureau
earthquake recorder, Government
10 a. m.?Special exhibition by
l-'lsk Jubilee Singers at Negro
l-ii i Iding.
11 a. m.?f>rgnn Recital, O. S.
11 a. in ?"( Iccupalloii in Rela?
tion to Consumption/' 10. O. Rout
sahn?Stcrcoptlcon, Social Econo?
my Lecture Hall.
1 p. m.?Biographic and Storo
optlcon exhibition, Scenes on In?
dian Reservation with lecture. In?
terior Department, Government
2 p.- m.?Biographic exhibition
and lecture. Scenes in Yosemlte
Valley, Government Building A.
2 p. m.?Lecture on aerial nav?
igation, Mr. Ltidlow ami Captain
Lovelace, Aeronautic building.
2:30 P. M. to 4:30 P. M.?Phln
noy'S United Stales hand.
2: 30 p. ill.?United Slates Life
Saving Service Drill at station.
3 p. m.?Illustrated lecture, "Re?
claiming the Desert." by .1. C.
Waits. V. S. R. S.. Interior Depart?
ment, Government building A.
3 p. in.- Special exhibition by
the Plsk Jubllcd Singers, Negro
4:30 p. in.?Piano recital by Jo?
seph Moers, Auditorium.
0 p. in.-Dress Parade, Twenty
5 p. in.--Led ure on aerial navi?
gation, .Mr. Ltidlow and Capt.
Lovelace, Aeronautic Building.
5:30 to 0:3(1 P. M. -Mexican Na?
tional Band concert; Auditorium.
.">:.!0 p. m.?Dress Parade, Sec?
ond Kentucky Infantry.
r> p. in.?Admission to grounds,
7:00 p. in.?Dross Parade, Fifth
7 p. ni.? Fireworks.
s P M ?Phinnoy's United
Stales hand concert. Auditorium.
II p. m War Path closes.
Arrival Co. "E." Second Infan?
try Wisconsin Notional Guard.
VY, rJl'.I.Y 24, 1907.
GANG OF MURDERERS
Slaying of Tavishanjian, Rug
Merchant, Oisc'oses Plot of
Gang to Kill for Money.
VICTIM REFUSED TO GIVE UP
Secretary of ti-.c Dead Man Says That
A Number of Wealthy Americana
Have Been Compelled to Pay Black?
mail? Hinted That a Powerful Hand
U Back of the Game.
(By Associated Press).
NEW YOltK, Jul) 23. Seeking u
motive for tlio murder oi II, 8. Tax
Isliaiijlaii, the Armenian nut inor
chant, the district attorney was I?mI
today in an Investigation of a roportl
Hint Tnvlshaujinh was oiiu <>f (ho
wealthy men who had boon marked I
for slaughter tor refusing t<> give upj
|B,.I to a blackmailing baud <d
Iholr countrymen, No color Was glv I
on to ibis theory by Bedros Hum
pnrtxooozluh, who killed tin- nig
man wlnih hu was renrrnlgnod. Maln-I
tulned a stolid Indlrfcrence, waived
examination and was remanded to
the coroner. Later he made a statu
iiiOni in n representative oi the dis?
trict attorney, lb- declared he came
from Chicago fur the purpose of kill
lug TavlsliahJInn, but the crime w,,:;
Instigated by n" ?nie and no other per
tu>u or society wfts Involved.
From other sources carefully pro?
tected by lh<> authorities came ||'|.
formation of n stun ling charactor,
and said to bo accurate, Thin Is to
Hie offcci Hint u secret BOClcly of
Armenians originally organised for
Whttl the members held In be plll
rliiMe, though revolutionary purposes
has bei ii dogen?r?teg (pjo an Instrii
n'icnt for ! i..11.in-ill. The nrgnolxu
thm had branches hi other cities, but
recently many 61 these branches bad
disbanded, while the belter element
withdrew from all connection of the
Was a Blackmailing Game.
The killing of the rug merchant
mil others was planned mure than
?enr ago. They received letters
which they Interpreted us uu-atiing
Hint they must pay or lake the con
pn iices. The threatened men dls
SBCd the mailer al a meeting to de
cldo what they should do.
\ number of merchants were in
favor i>f acceding (o tie- demands,
''.Better give them money ami live."
they Raid. "No," said TnvlshauJIan,
"As n mutter of precaution wo should
not pay, you can do as you will, I hey
will gel nothing from me."
Mr. f'ambere, the rug merchant's
secretary visited the district attorney
today und declared the death Of his
mploycr grow owl of attempted
There is no govern men I here,"
cried Camber.- excitedly. "I cannot
understand why you have such laws,
in Turkey they would have rounded
lhe mall up. This mini who commit?
ted the murder Is only the dupe ill
the hands of a band of blackmailers.'
Cnmborc gave Assistant District At?
torney Smith n Its) Of wealthy ,.r
monlans who he said had been forced
lo pay blnlkmnli to this baud.
Planned By a Bad Man.
"This is the work of an Armenian
in this city who is the worst man In
the world." said n prominent Ar?
niehlnn lodny. "He has been respon?
sible for many murders mid lessor
crimes ami too cowardly lo Commit
them himself he gets men of small
intellect to do the work for him by
making thbm believe that they are
working for their country."
Another well to do Armenian said:
A priest who tried lo light Hie band
was murdered in Odessa, Father
Kasper Vnrtnrian, killed in Ibis city,
was another victim."
Bishop Attacks Revival System
COFFF.YVILLE, KAN.. July X\ ?
In a speech here yesterday. Bishop
.lohn If. Vincent ,of the Methodist
Episcopal church .attacked the evan?
gelistic systems of revivals now used
in most of the churches of Ids denom?
ination, D'shop Vincent expressed
himself as ? standing for goilil'l.van
goltstlo effort under discreel direction,
lait protests with emphasis against
nil sensation ami spasmodic efforts lo
create an Ill-balanced dmolional feel?
ing mid more temporary devices for
Jack Welch Will Referee,
tliv Associated Presss.)
SAN FRANCISCO, CAL.. July 23.
Jack Welch, of this city last night
was selected as reft roe of the contest
between Jimmy Brill and Battling
Nelson which w'll lake place at the
Auditorium Wcdesday evening July
England Loser, Davis' Cup.
(Bv Associated Press.)
LONDON. July 23?Oreul Brlttr'n
has lost the Dav's cup, the interna?
tional 'fVnuis trophy, to Australia.
The single anil deciding matches
weil- played at (Ik- Wimbledon conrIn
The fate of |be cup hung on the
last Mingles between ||, Uoper lladtel,
Itclll.lb Isles, and Norman 15. Urooke,
Australasia. Dreekes won in three
straight s.-is. Score: 0?3: 0?0 ami
More Otifts for Druton Church V
WlMd A MSIU11 tU, VA., Jill) 23.?
Hev. W. A. It. tioo.lwln. rector (it
Druton church, has received from
Mi'h. Van Nubs, of Posten. $1,000 lo
bo placed to the credit of lite endow?
ment fund of the par'sb. The rector
also reports that a Petersburg lady
will give $1,000 to the same hind.
Clidden Tourists In Philadelphia,
(lty Assooluled Press. I
PHILADELPHIA, PA., July 23.?
More than lltly nuiomobllou partlcl
pitted In (be (Hidden lour fium Cleve
land (o New York nrrlvcd here from
Haiiimoie. today with perfect scores.
OVER ONE H*UN~DRED GLASS
MAKERS ARE IN THE CITY
Annual Convention Will Open Tod.iy
And it Promises to be Well
The annual mooting of the Glass
Mutters' Association will begin this
morning Over a hundred members
d (hi association an- now ipiaitenil
al lintel Warwick and Others nie ex?
pected lo arrive here this morning. |
Yesterday nftornoou iho vlsiinrs
went over to Pino Ib ach ami (ho ISx
posll Ion. While in this city they will
visit Hampton. Old Polni. and HlO
other points of interest In this section;1
The COUVOUtloll Is expected to last
five or six (lavs, the manufacturers
coiiferlng with representatives of iho
glass workers relative Id salaries anil
other matters. The officers of the its
Bticlallon for the CUSUlhg term Will
also be elected al this meeting,
W. M. DIX0N ASSISTANT
TO DIRECTOR GENERAL
Mr. Darr Makcn Important Appoint?
ments?J. A. Eakeficld In Charge
Of Admissions and Concessions.
i fUy. Associated Press.)
MAMHSTllWN ' KXPOSITION, July
2:i Hired or General J. M. Hltrr to"
day named John A. Knkcllold, tliree
tor of the deparimeni of ndmlssinaa
ami concessions of the Exposition,
ami W. M Dixon'j assistant to the di?
LIGHTS OUT FOR AN HOUR.
Big Generator in Power House Was
As Iho result of the burning out of
the v large electric generators III Iho
power llOUSU Of the Newport News
&. old Point Railway1, Hampton, about
30 o'clock last night all of the elec?
tric lights On the city were out for
nearly an hour.
A force 61 men repaired the ills
ahled machinery and Hie lights were
again turned on about s:'.'r> o'clock.
Both Use Same Dining Boom.
A business arrangement has been
made between the management of the
Pneuhontas Hotel ami the M.'ijest.'e
Cafe whereby both cBtnbHshmnals
will use one dining room during Iho
next few weeks, while the d slug
room of the Pocnhontns hotel is being
repaired and renovated. This work
will he rushed as rapidly as possible
and il is expected that the nVnlng rimin
will he reopened in less than a month.
Captain Holmes Robbed.
Sometime Monday night an un?
known thh-f entered the cabin of the
schooner Percy Birdsnll, Which Is
loading a cargo of coal at one of the
local coal piers and stole $20 in rush
and a mill of chillies belonging to
Captain llolems. master of the vessel.
Ill leaving the vessel the IR'ef dropped
the trousers of the suit ami they wero
found yeBtorday morning.
To Load Coal for Tropics.
The Norwegian steamer Drot, Cap?
tain Bvjonlh, arrived in port yester?
day from Philadelphia to load a cargo
of coal for ports in the West Dulles.
Coal for American Navy.
The Norwegian steamer Nordkyn
Captain Lind, ch-ared yesterday for
Ounntanamo, Cuba, with a cargo of
about 4,000 tons of coal, consigned
to the United Stales naval coaling
station at that port. The steamer
will sail (his morning.
Busincrr I? Enlarged.
The firm <>r Harret I & West has
purchased the rental and insurance
business of the Virginia Guaranty
ami Trust Corporation. The deal
has been closed, and thd business al?
ready has actually changed hands.
Liccm n to Marry.
License to marry has been granted
in the clerk's office- of the Corpora
lion Court lo Miss Lucy Harun, ol
New York, and W. K. Bogor, of this
Jamer B. Duk" Married Again.
(It.v Associated Press )
NEW YORK July 23.?James B
nuke, president of the American To
bacco Company was married today te
Mrs. Naaalliie I loll toman at the
home of Mrs. Sch?ler Staekbolu In
Brooklyn. In the presence of a few
Generally fair on Wednesday
ami Thursday. There will be
but tittie chanco In tempera
PRICE TWO CENTS
ft GREAT CONSPIRACY
5o Declares E. F. Rlchardsop,
One ol the lawyers for De?
fense In Haywood Trial.
PiNKERTQN AG NT PARIY TO IT
Claim! That the Agency Formed u
Systematic Plot to Secure the Con?
viction of tl\e Accused Man?Dr.
McGee, One of the Defense's Wit?
nesses Freed From Perjury Charge.
(By Associated Proas.)
BOISE, IDAHO, .Tilly 211.? Koraa k I in;
thu <-rv of vengeance us Orchard's ino
live for Iho murder of formor Gayer*
nor Stotiitonborg, 10. K. Richardson
argued iluu Orchard wns In the em?
ploy of the Plnkorton Detective
Agency when lib killed Stciinoiibcrg
and thill Hie murder us a part of a
conspiracy lo hang Haywood, Thin
sudden departure wan followed by u
tremendous denunciation of Captain '
.lames McPurttnud, and the Pinker
tons und a vituperation of Orchard,
Coveruor Qoodtn of Idaho, Senator
Borah, Portner Qovornor Ponbody of
Colorado and in fuel all who have
acied on the side of the prosocub'on
of Haywood came In for n share of
the avalaiicha ot Richardson's pcora
Mr. Richardson denounced and
charged the Plnkorton Detective
Agency with u systematic plot to se?
cure the conviction of Haywood.
.Mover ami PcttlbotlO ns a menus to
the desired extermination of the Wes?
tern 1'o.leratloii of Miners. Clarence
Harrow will commence his argument
In 11 ay wood's behalt when court
meets tomorrow mnrit'ng. It In ex?
pected that he will require, two days
to close for the defense.
I Mr Richardson declared that It
would he a long time before the law
I would sanction a conviction on such
lostlmony ns has Dicii adduced
against Haywood. and he pleaded with
the jury not lo pul u halter about the
neck of Iiis sllont, "at the holiest or
the Mino Owners Association niul Its
Dr. McGee Discharged.
Dr. i. U McGee ,tho witness for tlip
defense, who wns arrested on the
'charge of perjury, Was discharged
from custody today by the mngistrnte
before whom the preliminary hear?
ing was held. The Justice ruled that
the evidence brought out. by Ulf)
prosecution was Insufficient to war
rant llltn lu holding McGee. Orchard
wns on the Bland again this afternoon
as a witness lu the McCoe case.
LIULE BOY TERRIBLY
INJURED IN RUNAWAY
Eleven-year old Herbert Chalkley In
Dixie Hospital at Point of
Little Herbert Chalkley, 11-years
old, is in Pixie hospital, Hampton, ai
tin- point of death ns tho rjsutt of a
runaway on Twenty seventh street,
near Chestnut nvcnuo yesterday
morning. The child's skull is fine
tu red, his right leg Is broken above
the knee, his right thigh is splintered
and his whole body Is terribly crush?
ed and bruised. The doctors ontor
taln practically no hope for his ro?
om i ry.
The runaway horse belonged to tho
Klclshmnn yeast Company. Driver K.
T. Wood left the animal standing,
nflor attaching a heavy weight to the
bridle. The horse, became frightened
ami started t<> run. The weight,
dragging along the street, struck a
pole and snapped the strap. Then
the horse dashed on down the street
and ran full tilt Into n fish wagon
belonging to the Chalkley boy's falb
' er. Young Chalkley and another boy.
j who were in the wagon, bad no time
' to get out, and they were thrown vlo
i lentlv to tho pavement by tho shock,
which overturned and smashed the
ByStnudora picked the Injured child
niul carded him to Dr. Knight's
office, where medical attention was
'given. The other lad oscapcil with
i slight bruises.
lu the afternoon tho little patient
was removed lo Dixie hospital, as his
parents live in Hamilton.
A few minutes after this accident,
another Fleishman team ran away In
, Hast End, but no damage was done.
American Was Third,
(ftv Associated PresB.)
LANGSTON, ENG., July 2-1.?Tim
first of three races for the interna?
tional trophy of the Royal Canoe Club
was sailed here today. K-'.smot sailed
by I/'nton Hope, of the Royal Canoo
Club. finished flnft. Coinnnclna.
! owned l.v C. Hramhilla, of Italy, was
second, and Rosamond, built nnd
sailed by Charles Burgess, of the
Winchester Moat Club of WJnchostor,
I Mass, was third.