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WASHINGTON, SATURDAY EVENING, JULY 11, 1914.
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ASKS DATA IN
BOALT CASE OF
WAR AND NAVY
Congressman Falconer's Reso
lution Referred to Commit
teeWould Learn Who Or
dered His Deportation.
Secretary Daniels Asks Release
of Correspondent During
Probe of "Leyde Fuga"
Story From Vera Cruz;
A resolution requesting the war and
.sTavy Department to give out data re
lating to the order for the deportation
of Fred 1 Boalt from Vera. Crux, was
Introduced In the House this afternoon
by Congressman Falconer of Washing
ton. Although Falconer made a vig
orous attempt to have It iad, objection
wa made by Congressmen Fitzgerald
of -New Tork and Gardiner of Texas.
Falconer declared Boalt Teas a friend
and constituent of his, and he desired
information on the status of the case.
Text of Resolution.
Hl resolution follows.
Resolved. That the Department of
War and the Department of the
Jfavy be and are hereby requested
to furnish the House of Representa
tives copies of all correspondence
and orders In the matter of the or
der of deportation of Fred J- Boalt,
a correspondent 01 tne -.leveiana
Press and affiliated newspapers,
from "Vera Cruz, on account of the
publication of an article alleging that
an officer of the United States navy.
and marines under his command., ap
plied the "law of flight." firing; upon
unarmed Mexican prisoners during
the occupation of Vera Cruz.
Resolved, further, that the said
departments advise the House of
Representatives at whose initiative
Boalt was ordered deorted. and
whether or not testimony now being
taken at the court of inquiry, now
being held on board the United State
battleship Texas, at Vera Cruz, is
being censored by the officers of the
United tates army.
At the same time Underwood and
ntzgerald were on the feet, and Fitz
gerald was recognized with a motion to
esol into Committee of the Whole. This
cut off all debate and discussion, and
the resolution was not read
Then Falconer asked permission to
extend his remarks In the record rela
tive to the resolution. Congressmen
Raker of California objected unless he
ould extend his remarks also.
Oh, that's taking an unfair advant
age, ' broke in Republican Leader Mann.
Raker withdrew his objection, and the
incident was closed.
The resolution was referred by Speak
er Clark to the proper committee. It
Is "privileged." and, if the committee
does not report it favorably or unfavor
ably with a week. Falconer may, and
tay he will, call it up !n the House
for open discussion and disposition.
The Navy Department announced to
day that Admiral Badger, in command
of the fleet at Vera Cruz, had appolm
e da. court of inquiry to take up the
charges against Ensign William Rich
ardson, of the battleship Arkansas,
made by Boalt.
The Nafy Department has not been in
formed of the personnel of the ooard
of inquiry Boalt 'will remain at Vera
"ruz awaiting the outcome of the In-
Navy records show that Richardson
entered the Annapolis Navil Academy
from Bristol. Tenn., in '-907. and grad
uated in 1911. He served tvo ears on
ne oaiuesnip connctieut, and was
transferred to the racoma, where he
emained until detailed to the Arkansas
in March, 1311. While at Annapolis he
made a record for himself as a football
"No restrictions have at any time
een placed upon the movements of
"orrespondent Boalt," was the mes
sage received at the War Department
oday by General Funston at Vera
ruz, denying reports that Boalt had
been placed under arrest "In quarters"
for transmitt-ng an alleged false story
At Daniels' Request
Funston s report was the result of
a request made to Secretary of War
Garrison by Secretary of the Navy
Daniels that Boalt, if under arrest, be
released at once and allowed every
opportunity to prove the truth or falsity
"T tne cnarges that be had sent out a
'abrlcated "story" regarding the al
ieged massacre of Mexicans, during the
era uruz occupation, by American
marines under the "ley de fuga."
Reports that Boalt had been arrested
reached Mr Daniels last night Dan
iels was Impressed with the injustice.
It was stated, of holding the newspaper
correspondent in actual or technical re
straint while a subject of investigation.
(Continued on Second Page.)
IN CONGRESS TODAY.
NV session today. Will meet Monday.
Judiciary Committee and Interstate
Commerce. Committee consider trust
Met at noon.
Began debate on general deficiency bill,
with Congressman Donovan conducting
Congressman Ben Johnson reported sub
stitute resolution for settling Plaza
Congressman Casey offered bill to allow
farmers to make denatured alcohol.
Writht inquiry to be resumed Monday.
Here Is the
Ley de Fuga
CHICAGO, July 1L The article
sent by Fred I. Boalt to the News
paper Enterprise Association from
Vera Cruz which caused Boalt's ar
rest and the order for his deporta
tion, and now threatens to develop
into a Congressional Investigation of
the navy, was as follows:
"When the Americans took Vera
Cruz, an ensign, in his student days
perhaps the best fullback Annapolis
ever had, had command of a squad
of men who took many prisoners.
"The prisoners were corraled In a
room. At a word from the ensign
they were released and told to scurry
for the next corner. Those who
reached It in safety, in the opinion
of the ensign, deserved to live.
"But very few did.
"The ensign applied the "ley de
fuga' the law of flight.
"The law of flight is not nice. The
rules of civilized warfare forbid the
application of the law of flight.
"But war is war; and one Ameri
can naval officer did apply the law
of flight. He admits It, boast of
it. Curiously enough, his friends
applaud him for It. Hundreds of
American army and navy officers
and men know that this ensign and
his men applied the forbidden law
of flight made sport of prisoners of
war and even non-combatants, giv
ing them a flying start and 'potting'
them as they fled.
"I have been told that it was fun
to sec them run.
"When I waa a boy, I had a bull
dog who aDplIed the law of flight.
"The trick waa for the dog to
catch. If he could, all the rats be
fore thev reached the split-rail fence
which surrounded the pasture. Once
through the fence, there wag no
catching the rat because they lost
themselves in tall grass. I remem
ber that the first rat that left the
trap never got more than a foot
from it. The second ran a yard, per
haps. And so on. The last rat al
ways tried desperately to reach the
But it waa very seldom that even
-the last rat escaped that bulldog's
snapping jaws. I Imagine that my
bulldog and the young ensign and
ex-football star, whom I have men
tioned, both of whom applied the
law of flight, are somewhat alike."
Chairman in Report Objects to
Court's Hasty Action in Con
Again attacking the B. & O. awards
in the plaza condemnation proceedings,
which were held up by the President
upon his complaint. Chairman Ben Jonru
on, of the House District Committee,
today filed the formal report on the
substitute resolution to settle the
awards controversy which ha proved
embarrassing to small property owners
of the Plaza tracts.
Congressman Johnson also criticises
the "select few" who have served on
condemnation Juries In the District
within the last five jears, and the
"hasty" court action In the Plaza case.
As previously pu5tshed In The Times
the Johnson resolution from the Dis
trict Committee is a substitute for the
Senate resolution maklnc the awards
"severable." It would also supplant, if
considered by the House, the Post reso
tendent of the Capital building and
Grounds Committee, the latter resolu
tion proposing a new commission of two
members of Congress and the superin
tendent of the Capitol Building and
grounds. Mr Johnson's resolution
would prevent any member of Congress
from serving on the commission and
would limit the price paid for the
B. & O property to its actual original
cost, plus 6 per cent interest.
History of Awards.
The District Committee report filed
by Chairman Johnson, which Includes
bits of history concerning the Plaza
awards and the consequent controversy,
says in part.
It is believed that tne limitations pre
scribed for the selection of the com
mission will obviate the Inadvertent or
r.os&lblc selection of one who has be
come a professional commissioner 05
Juryman 'n similar cases U will also
prevent the appointment of any one a
commissioner who Is himself a lien
holder or who Is an iRi-r or stock
holder In .i corporation vlnrh may be
a holder of a Hen upon any piece of
propertv In this particular ;onr
It devel.raed recen.lv that during the
last five years about i30 different con
demnation Juries vvsie made up from
among only about 1M individuals, ar.d
that a list containing about thirty-five
or forty names constitute! a majority
of nearly every condemnation Jury
These "select few" were, in almost ev
ery instance, identified with real estal
Interests, and in many Instances they
were either the officer, cmplove, or
stockholder of financial Institutions
which were carrying liens upon the
property sought to be condemned. The
substitute which thi committee now of
fers in lieu of the Pcnate rtsolution
will preclude all of these pirsnns from
serving upon the commission which the
The committee has deemed it wise
to exclude ever vmember of Congress
from service upon this commission
When the original bill was before the
House for consideration the gentle
man from Wisconsin (Mr, Stafford)
and others opposed the appointment
of members of Congress upon that
commission. The reasons given were
that members of Congress were too
busy Alth other matters to give the
time which such an Important com
mission demanded. At that time Mr
Stafford and others predicted that th
work of the commission would al
most of necessity nave to be done bv
one man. That prediction developed
Into real prophesy as the hltsorv of
the ran?actlon, of tnat commission
The act creating the original com
mission gave to the President the
power to disapprove the awards made
in acquiring the propertv The court
proceedings, whether Intentionally or
otherwise, wa so sarrld on that the
(Continued on Second Page.)
Vigorous Campaign in Opposi
tion to Removal of District
Terminus df Structure.
MASS MEETING CALLED
TO PROTEST THE ACTION
Merchants and Citizens in Gen
eral Take Up Movement and
Save the bridge!
This cry is resounding throughout
It Is the war cry of thousands of.
business and professional men and citi
zens, who are uniting for a vigorous
campaign in opposition to removal of
the District terminus of the Aqueduct
bridge from Georgetown.
This campaign waa fairly launched to
dal, and the business men say it will
be an earnest one, for "saving the
bridge" means saving Georgetown busi
ness and commercial Ufa that ha been
bullded for mbre than a centurv and a
A mass meeting of business men and
citizens, not only of Georgetown but
of Alexandria and Fairfax counties in
Virginia, has been called for Tuesday
evening, July H. This meeting will pro
test against the relocating of the
Aqueduct bridge terminus at any portion
east of the center of Georgetown.
Ten thousand people have been
awakened to the cause today through
the distribution of carefully prepared
postcards and circulars distributed to
the citizenry of one of the oldest com
munities In the republic and the near-by
"Save the Bridge" Slogan.
A big banner with the slogan "Save
the Bridge" is being painted today to
be strung across the street at the inter
section of Wisconsin avenue and M
street, the two great business thorough
fares of Georgetown.
Men. who with their father .before
them have been leaders In the civic and
commercial life of Georgetown for a
century or more, are active today in
uniting the populace In protest. To
them relocation of the bridge east of
the center of Georgetown means ruina
tion to a business trade that haB been
bullded for more than a century and a
disruption of economic conditions.
Business, they say, will be thrown
from its natural channels into a new
way, leaving the building of a century
In vain. They see In the nropojed
change an irreparable Injury to local
conditions and imerescs, as wen as
those of the two northern Virginia coun
ties along the Potomac. Before XYc
Capital was founded, with the first set
tlers In the Virginia hills. Georgetown
has been the trading point across the
river. Produce has Deen taken in ex
change for manufactured articles and
supplies, and the growth of the trade
Is exemplified by the amount of busi
ness, wholesale and retail, transacted
Citizens Are Aroused.
Georgetown Is aroused bv the bill re
cently Introduced In Congress to build
a bridge to replace the o'd Aqueduct
bridge from Rossljn to a point east of
Rock Creek. G and H streets have
been spoken of as the terminus. It is
this measure that has aroused the citi
zens of Georgetown.
Feeling the Import of the agitation,
a few leading spirits in the community
gathered yesterday In the Potomac Sav
ings Bank building, at Wisconsin axe
nue and M, street northwest, to take
the necessary steps to put the question
before the people. G. W. Offutt. for
many year one of the leading business
men of Georgetown, was selected as
temporary chairman of the meeting.
Joseph A. Oliver, of the J. A Oliver
Company, was named temporary sec
rftary. This meeting arranged for the
general mass meeting of business men
and citizens to be held at the bank
building nffxt Tuesday evening. The
Georgetown Citizens' Association Is !n
summer rectss, but a special failed
meeting will probably le held follow
ing the mass meeting to take action
on the bridge proposal and to lay the
matter before Congress, the Commis
sioners, the Secretary of War, and en
Before noon todav boys were sta
tioned at the Georgetown terminus of
the old Aqueduct bridge to distribute
.iA..in .. ,.ltlnf. nf f Ho maw niMitlni.
and its purposes Every person pass
ing over the bridge in either direction ,
wag given one oi inese circulars, nastily
printed. Huslness and iirnfeneion.il mpn
will be the recipients today or tomor
row of postcards asking them to rally
to the camraign
Leaders in the movement declare that
citizens of Georgetown will not stand
quietly by and see the (omnxrclal liff
of the community stunned bv diversion
of the big Virginia trade
nig mills and supplj houses erected
In RoRslyn to suppb the Washington
market through Georgetown are equal
William King. P T Moran. O W Of
futt and Isaac B Nordllnger nlgned
the original call to arms, and -r addi
tion mere were present at the meeting
vesterday. E. T bimpson. lieoige v
Ray, A M Baer. J. A Oliver, H V.
Offutt B A Bowles, Vincent L, Toomey.
and H S Greenwell.
1J A Bowles and Isaac N'ordlmger
have been appointed as a committee to
draft resolutions oppoaliig the location
of the new bridge terminus at qnv point
east of the center of Georgetown.
Gorge W. Ray. V L Toomev and
Mr Howies were named as a committee
Ivermore Still Fast on
Rocks, Passengers Saved'
HALIFAX. N S.. July 11. W'lrelegsi
message? received nere today said the.
steamer Ivermo'e was tlll hard and
fast aground on the rocks at Brig1
Harbor Folnt, the entrance to In
dian harbor, on the Labrador coast
but that all her passengers had been
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Corporation Counsel Prepared
to Meet Companies If They
Resort to Courts.
Whether the taxicab companies will
attack In the courts the validity of the
new traffic regulations prohibiting the
occupancy of the streets In front of the
hotels by taxlrabs Is yet to be deter
mined, according to statements of at
torneys of the companies today.
G Thomas Dunlop, attorney for the
Terminal Taxlcab Company, expressed
himself as doubtful regnrdtns the prob
ability of court nctltm. and the question
has not bin considered by the Fed
eral Taxlf-ab Company, according to
Thomas V Mtiden, its attorney.
Ready To Meet Issue.
If It Is decided to take the matter to
the courts, the District officials. Cor-;
poratlon Counsel Syme declared today,
are ready to meet the Issue. Mr Syme
said the decision some years ago of
the Court of Appeals that the hotels, huahua City He left Torreon late
had a rUht to practically pre-empt pub-jterday on board a special tra-n. ace
lie space in their immediate vicinities
for vehicles for the accommodation of
their guests had len used to give spe
cial privileges to certain transporta
tion companies to the exclusion of
Not one of the present judges of the
Court of Appeals, said Mr Svine v as
a party to that decision, and li be
lieved the court would promptly sustain
the regulation which was occasioned oy
conditions such as did not exist ten
years ajro While reluctant to recom
mend the establishment of pubi'c cab
stands on the streets in front of hotels,
he will undoubtedly take such action,
he declared, if the regulation proves in
an way ineffective
Light Question Discussed.
The reKiilntion prohibiting bllnd'11,1 or
dazzling headlights in anv of the streets
or avenues of the District. Mr. Syme
declared was not furmulnted until he
had talked with at least one nundred
memhers ot the police Department,
There was hard! a policeman, he pita,
who had not been a witness to a nar
row escape irom arcldent duo to the
blinding lliMits. which thev regarded as
more dangerous In the suhurbs hnn in
the city. The former regulation pto
hlblted the ue of these, lights In th
'congested d trct,
It Is his Intention, he announced, to
recommend to the Commission -rs I hat
the light reTJl-non be strictly enforced,
lie will also Instruct the asslst-mt cor
poration counsel on duty at the I'oIlc--Court
to inFist on a heavy line In every
case of conviction
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Rebel General Spares Life of
Tellez, Commander of the
JUARKZ. Mexico. July 11. The ma -
.."rny ui inn irnopa oi me leaerai gar
rison at Guaymas. on the west coast of
Mexico surrendered during the night to
constltuttonal'sts under Gen Salvador
Alvarcdo. according to dispatches re
ceived todav at constitutionalist head
quarters G"n. Joaquin Teller, federal
commander of Guaymas. evidently ex
pected to be executed when he fell into
tne hands of the rebels, but Alvaredo
telegraphs that he has spared his
Meantime all advices from Gen. Al
varo Obregon Indicate his victory at
Guadalajara was most sweeping. The
main federal column there has been
practically annihilated, and Obregon's
forces are now pursuing the scattered
bands which fled to the mountains
Word Is epected momentarily that
Gen Kmncisro Villa has reached Chi-
rnnled by Gen Pellpe Angeles, his ar
tillery chief. Villa a entire arm al
ready has gone north, indicating a com
plete abandonment of milltar opera
tions Before he left Torreon. however.
Villa annonnced that he Intends to re
sume the field as soon as bis troops
ha've had a short rest
Yachts Get Away in Fog;
Drifting Race Probable
NEWPORT. R I July U -Another
drifting race was In prospect when the
yachts Kesoli'tf, Defiance and Vanltle
. . . . ..-
were sen. away tooa mere wns ill-
Lie- u.";r ami .nt- aiHri np niait id u ,
fog The Vanltle was first away at
11 t. with the Defiance and Resolute1
fTVTIra;cent,odFa;hs8ar.IfleeJe miles to!
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windward and return
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Wins Both Her Heart and
$500; Then Disappears
PT I-OT'IS. .Tul.v 11 -Mrs Minnie
Rartlett. thlrtv-ihree. a widow, drew
t'Hi from the bank and guve It to a
"nice talking"' man who proposed mnr
rlage to her tw-mv-four houro nfter be
first met her
He started downtown, saving he was
going to Invest the monev In United
Plate steel bonds. Sho has not seen
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Harrover and Wilkins Testify
Prisoner Said "I Guess I
While testimony given by -witnesses
before a coroner's jury up to 2 o'clock
this afternoon had fall-d to Indicate
any motive for the murder of Mrs.
Man- Loreita Mitchell N'aylor. in a
room at 1525 Twenty-third street south
east earlv yesterday, a strong chain of
circumstantial evidence was welded to
Khnif fliB, T-TII. Tn1i-r1 -K, mI
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K"""n Mrs- -ayior. and mm attempted
suicide by firing a bullet into his owtj
, thp r0nciislnn nf the Innnlrv- ro-
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lan'1 was nelrl l oaw ,h artl" "f
the grand Jurv without ball '
Al-nt United SUN Attorney ,
JMcComan Uawkc-n. who reprrsrntfd the
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Government at the Inquest, paid that in
, . . . . . , .
ew of the fact that a coroners Invest!-
Cation was simnlv to establish the fact
ilv to establish the fact
nd resnonsibilitv there
nd respnnsitiiutv there-
t would e made by the
of the kil'tng a
fore, no attempt
Government to show a motive
Evidence Against Poland.
William I, Wilkins in whose house
.ilrs. Naylor and Poland lived and Po
liceman James R llarrowber. of the
Eleventh precinct, both testified that
Poland said in their presynt e a few
minutes after shooting
'I guess I finished both You II find
the other forrv cartridges on a shelf"
Wilkins testified that he rented the
house In Twining Cltv and that Mrs
7'avlor and Poland boarded with him
and his wife He said that he retired i
about in o'clock o.i Thur.xrtaj night and j
that nbout 1 o'clock Frldav morning
he and his wife were awakened bv three)
In 'nluf out of bed. he said, he open
ed the door and went 'nto the front
room where he found Poland and Mrs
-N'aylor lying across the bed Hoth had
blood on them and Wilkins said he
knew that both had been shot al
though he asked no uncstlong and
neither made n statement at the time
He picked the woman up. he said,
and cnrrled he rto a couch In the ad
J Inlng front room Witness said he
then ran out of the house ni.d sum
moned Policeman Harrover It was
when he returned with Harrover he said
that Poland made the statement about
having finished hoth.
Wilkins w-as shown the revolver with
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Empress of Ireland Commission
Scores Chief Officer for
QUEBEC. July U. The steamer I Tttntitlg:' ut that aa'long as tnUIic 23
Storstadt Is he'd at ri.ult If tl e)n!-not Interrupted and the friends tf the
ings reported today following the in- three bomb victims remain orderly., be
TestlEation into the sinking of the ' fj". not interfere with t-wt-t-,---..-
T-- ,,.. - t- !-. -- ,- The real trouble. If any ccnes, -was
steamship Empress of Jland on the I .tetj at i Union square demon
morning of May . when l. lost their ,,, Fully itW-j per-tons are x
lives. J peeled to gather to hear euloeles on tbo
The Empress of Ireland waa rammed J three bomb victims. The, appearance of
by the Storstadt and sank almost im- Uhe rn there will be the signal tor tho
mediately. The commission report found
responsibility divided on some points.
Teftenes. chief officer of thv Stor
stadt, is held mainlj ."it fault, the re- j
port slating he "was wrons and ne
glected altering his c.ur'!,.', and" that
he was to be blamed fcr not railing
the captain. Tiir St. awrehce water
way Is relieved cf all b'ame, th- re
port statlnc that sjc). -i Jisa.tcr
might have occurred in thf Thmies,
the Clyde, or elsewhere tinder similar
The commissioners leclarp the stor
ks told by witn--Jo.es al-oait: the
t-.rcprewi of Iceland a-sd thoe on
board the Storstadt nr itrcevricHablr.
The main ilfTtrence betvvn tb
stories Is found In the statement i
to the direction the vessels were a..-I
j-roi thing each other. Another point
of difference is the nla.-e at -which
the Empress of Ireland dropped her
pilot That point is also the nlacc
-vherf the Storstadt -was. to pick '-.!
her pilot, and Is situated on the south
sid- of the rirer.
'The vritnesscs nwn the .storstadt
said thev were aaproaclilnc o as -
Pass ted t- rea.
or U t.-.f cf- f
Hie Empress. Witnesses fiom thiM
sTcrseaTno"re;n.P'.rt;to receive his monthly npenao
-iv. ! r Hint- tKe rieefsinn nt thn Cort Of
1 llf1'- . . ., . . . i
Conslderinir the v.rerent stor'es toiu
the commissioners detlare- i Disbursing Officer Wilson was o-Dcb-
"Wt hav.thcrc.orv. thought it a-S- notified bv Corporation Cousel 3rJe
visrble tc adiust our c t.clii-lons al- ' SoA that he is authorized to contins.
most tnilrely upon i thcr eventi(t M Newman ht salary
snoken of bv the -w.tnes.-e3 at.d upon . 10-.?R? ?r-- -,?rro. " ZV,j e-,-.
... . - . .
I titii- rirniirhi fteMiiHniv ill flrflr io
t-- - - -- --- -- -
arrive at a .solution o d'fticult."
The board of mouiry tn Its report
submitted bv Lord Mersey tod round
t,,at th" Stor8ta,lt Ported her helm, and
thus brought about ths collU.on. The
,,,. io --., ,,, m. v,.
imlnli.n is ernrc-sed that Cnnt Ken-
dall's action in Mopping his ship was
Ko01 seamanship, but the sugges-
(on , nj(J th,it ,i!g laure tl, Bxe
n wider berth formed a contributory
d:ill-s action in Mopnlng his shin was
cause of the collision.
Of the manv recent sea disast-r.s ana t notation of an appeal to tre ' cmrt ot
accidents the sinking of the Kniprcss ; vppeals and the apper.1 bond i made to
ot Ireland was the most uppatliTur lniuct as a supersedeas to the order The
loss of life and suddenness sin.e the hod has been given and appioved by
Titanic crashed into an iceberg and
sank with I..J0 pastengers and crew-,
April 14, 151i
It was less tnan tliteen minuter after
the prow of the Stcrstadt ripped intolf ,,-. bond to act as a supersedes,
the side of the bis passenger chip that
the latter went undtr There weie 1 17
souls passengers and crew ..hoard the
T.mpress Of this companj -5 were
US Is Blackmailed
. O. IS uiclv.r---.ai.u,
Declares BlinaU-Varilla 1
NEW YORK. July 11 "The Vnlted
'States is being blackmailed tut nf
twenty-five millions of dollars in this
Colombian treat, -was the declaration
made bv Philippe Bunau-Varllla. first I
assistlng engineer or tne great ire i.es -
seps on the Panama Canal more than
thirty years ago, who Is on his way to
re-visit the Canal Zone, the scene of his
own labors, after an absence since Oc
Hl T.rXMnvSth. Co-
,rd with Colonel Roosevelt on the Co-
. . , . ,
5ic Asheville and Return, July 17.
ARE READY TO
Demonstration by I. W. W at
Funeral of Three Bomb Vic
tims Witt Be Checked on Or
der of Mayor,,
Ahy Dispteyof Urn Bearing
Ashes Wtfl Be Signal for Re
serve Force to Charge Mob
in the Streets.
NEW 'TORK. July TL Ordero vrae
tlcally equivalent to those lassed lor
strike or riot duty today held S.08O po
licemei hi -reserve In every station
house In Greater Xew York, to- be
ready to put down hy force the threat
ened - demonstration of anarchists la
Mayor Mltchel. and Police Commis
sioner Woods have ordered that tha
remains of 'Hansen. Caron. and Serjr,
killed In the bomb explosion last Satur
day, are jiot to be shown at the L W,
W.-enarchist meeting at 2 nclcck. this
aftrnoon. Frank Cincillleri, leader of
the 'radical wing" of the anarchists.
today declared the -urn containing lha
ashes of the three men would be met
at Thirty-fourth street ferry, and nftr
funeral services on West 119th, street!
be carried to Union square, where
Alexander 3eTkman. leader of tfcs
"Conservative Anarchists has -r-
rancesl s meetmgi
- 'Ahticjpatlrig, deSanca at the orders, br
r00 ot TUm )tj'et rr today
ferry to -prevent the Italians from tak
rtng the urn to nSth street
' Inspector Schmitteberger. who -xss
today placed in charm of the' sitnatTag.
declared he win break: up anv sembUnce
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NEWMAN TO GET PAY
Corporation CounseK Advises
Disbursing Officer to Con
tinue Delivering Salary.
Unless Louis C Wilson, disbursing of
ficer of the District, is enjoined ly
court action from the delivery of the
money. Commissioner S.wman win l-
celve his salary for the first half of
the m0nth July 13, and will conti-i-e
.Appeals in the ouster proceedings
i i in juiv i .iir iite ttv;- --,
, William J .N.'Rir, ctuiiei
-0me rule committee" a leter e.o-
ling a copy of the order of the District
Supreme "Court In t Newman
rr rf - ..
I j;pWmans saiary was not stopped steps
;ould be taken to enjoIn the disbursing
i officer from its delivery
-ii, tth. Imedlatelv referred the-
Mr. VTilso-n tmedlatety
' communication to the Corporation
Counsel with a request for an opinion
vhlch vvould govern h's action
I Xlr Syme states. In his onln'on, that
' eommunlcation to the
j the order of the court itself contains A
th. instire entering the order Mr.
Svme Rtates that It Is hi? opinion,
founded on numerous decisions that the
notation of the appeal ana tne run
Hn(j the divine of the bond s'U as
complete suspennlon of the order until
tnp ca3P has been passed unoi. by the
f-trrt of Appeals.
iir. Wilson Is advised that the stat'ip
-. rv-r -,r riinner "Vewman hs not been
tegallv fixed bv these rrocerrtings. and
n n mv ccmtmue t0 pav the salary
of xhe eommlssloner.
P. R.R.-to Buy 100,000
Tons of Steel Rails
,,,, , .
PiIL-AEPHI.V. July .-The Penn-
vlvnnla Itnllroad company nas awartt-
ed contracts for 1CO.00O tons of steel ral'n
to cover the requirements of the v&
lem "for H4. fnr -which bids were re
quested ten days ago.
ilowlngompnnle,: BSSl. s'ute. 'suS
. J o .,i0rrt tons. Pennsylvan'a
St, co-jpa- -ymo: Cambric Steel
Company. -2.000; Lackawanna Steel.Com-
' pany 6.000; Bethlehem Steel Company.
PENDING HIS APPEAL