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,'HE DIKPATCIl FfcUNDED :
WHOLE NUMBER 18,305.
RICHMOND, VA., SUNDAY, JULY 3, 1910.
TIIR WKATHBK TO-DAY?Cloudy.
Let the Timea.DU
patch follow you du?
ring your Summer Va?
PRICE FIVE CENTSi
Tragedy of New Orleans
May Be Re-Enacted
HAS NOT TRAINED;
Judgment of Timing and Distance
Bad, and Sparring Partners Can
Hit Him at Will?Mike Mur?
phy Fcars Negro Will
Make Him Look Fool
iiv mike Mfnrirv,
'?(lliliii Trnlnor of ?he VnlvemUy ot
(Copyrlght by tlio Phlladelphla North
Amerlcan nnd The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
Iti-iMi, July 2.?I frnr thai tlie trngedr
?f New Orleans, when John I.. Sulllvnn,
lalol Of Ihe Aiiierlrnii niiorMng puhllc
nnd prohlblrlve fnvorlte In the bettlng,
lont to Janirn .1. Corbett, nmy be re
peafed nt Reno.
Kor four daya I have boen studylng
the mon and trylng to make up my
mlnd In order to prc-ent a summary.
All around mo ls optlmlfm and confl
dehce that Jwirles will wln. Those
who havo bion working with hlm, the
wrlters who aro here and the public
that profoundly hopes for a trlumph
of the white man, aro shouting what
a trcmcndoua man ho in; that no one
ran boat hlm; that he ha- developed
hls natural ondurance tlll ho can go
any distance without tlrlng. and that
he has the kind of lndomltable courage
that wlll not ho denied.
I hope It ls true.
.said Same of Sullivan.
Hut they said tho same thinss St
John I.. Sullivan at Now Orleans, but
tho Roston boy found then that lt
takes moro than courage to boat a
younger man who la In better condi?
tlon. When the man la tlred all tho
courage ln the world wlll not save
him lf ho cannot protect hlmself.
Thls was the caae at New Orleans,
and Sullivan was not called upon to
meet any such remarkahlo combinatlon
of th? flghlor and boxer aa Jeffrlea
must take on Monday.
Why do I Bay thl?7 I will admlt
that Jeffries looks superb- I conccdo
ihat he has done marvels ln gettlng
himself as good aa ho Is, but I deny
that hlH conditlon is anythlng Ilko
that of Jeffries of old or that ho ls
to-day In as good shape to flght as
the big negro. .Toffries has done most
everything but box and run extended
dlstances at good speed.
Johnson has done littlo olse, and in
the week that has heen spent ln Itono
he has constantly advancod in condi?
tlon. JofTries, 1 think, has been fool
ing hlmself. Ho has not dono work
enough on any single day to count for
an honc-st day's trainlng, Judgod by
tho standards of the tralnor who would
let hla man neglect nothing to be
absolutely at hla best for the vltal
conteat. He is undeniably lazy, the
outcomo of tho hard year and a half
he has put ln to undo tho ravages of
half a dozen years that he llved In
?asy llnes. He does not force hlmself
in the least. Flshlng ls moro Important
Every ono who should know better
cravonly agreos with him that every?
thing ho doos ls for the best. . It
would be a joke lf It wero not so
serious. Ho wlll surely find lt out ono
sad day In Reno, that ho has not
trained right, even though he bo good
enough to wln tho flght.
He has lost that one necessary thlng
whlch a man should have to be at
hls best?the combinatlon nnison be?
tween tho eye, the brain and the mus
nular power. This means that ?very
movement can be mado so simplo and
easlly that It is no effort at all.
In the two times I have really seen
hlm box here he stopped about overy
hard blow hls partners almed nt him
wlth hls faco or hls body. He was
like a follow rlding backward in an
cxpress train. Ho nevor seomed
know what ho was coming to tlll tho
tlme he got by lt. They could hlt hlm
anywhero they llked. He had
guard. and whon he tried to come ln
and hit, it was always with a flery
qulck motion that left him opon for a
smash any old place.
Johnson Ia such a good marksman
wlth hls left that 1 fear he wlll mako
Jeffries look foollsh when tho boller
vnaker tried to rush. And, remember,
it is on his rushlng tactlcs that "the
whlto man's bost hopes of vlctory rest.
Johnson is tho best defensivo ilght
er 1 have over seen. Ho is qutck and
cool In the open. When Jeff rushes he
will bo met with that straight left
ugain and agin.
On the infighting, whero the judg?
ment of distance would not count for
so much, ho ls agaln hancllcapped by
the fact that tho negro Is really in
comparable In thls kind of work.
It is his fortc. Jack can glvo any of
them points on this style of flghting,
Ho is most at. homo in lt, and koopa
hls head amazingly. Whon closo up
against his man, those awful arms of
hls work llke a flash, with a jolt be?
hlnd them thnt hurts. They say that
he cannot hlt hard enough to stop
Jeff's rushes. tiet ns hope this be true
for all fool sure that tho negro will
land on hls oldor opponent.
I asked a young boy to-day to tell
mo how much older Joffrles was than
Johnson. Ho had seen them both
many times. He said ten years,
A Friink Opinion.
Thera you are. This was a frank
o.oinion, Johnson has in appearance at
least ten years advantago of J'Offrles,
who not only hns his ago to contend
wlth, but has boen out of the run?
nlng for many yoars, and is not tn hia
bost conditlon, though he hlmself says
he ls and bolleves It. That ho has lost
hls eye, nono can say,
What chance has ho to win? Thls
(Contlnued on Fourth Page.)
iiw.:-? ? _ . -y?
11.25 TO OlaD POINT AND'HUCKHOE
Monday. July 4<h,
via c. & O. Exourslons.
$1.50 to Oceart View, Norfolk and
Vlrglnla Beach. Two trains, 8 and 9
Virginians Cover Many
Weary Miles at Get?
WILL REST TO-DAY
IN GREAT CAMP
Old Dominion Troops Compare
Well With Those From Mary
land and the Regular Army.
All Manoeuvres Leading
Up to Sham Battle Next
BY ALBXANDKR FOBWAHD.
Camp of Instructlon. Gettysburg,
Pa., July 2.?Unusrial actlvlty waa to
bo noted among tho Vlrglnla oftlcasrs ln
camp to-night. Suppremvod cxcltcmont
waa In the alr. Inqulry showed that
tho reason waa tho preaonce 'ln the
encamprnent of Asslatant Secretary of
War Hobert Shaw Ollver, whom tho
olllcera woro invlted to meot at tho dl
vlHlon headquarters of Genoral "VV. W.
The only ?omb ln cajnp was passed
from tent to tent, whlle rnore than one
offlcer was seen waahlng hla face and
drylng It wlth hls army cap. Thua
dressed up, the Vlrglnla commaa-idem
atlended the leveo given to tho dls
Aft*r an uneventful hut exr.remely
strenuoiis day, tho Vlrglnla troopa aro
ro.stlng to-nlght wlth tho bllsaful con
sciousness that they will have nolhing
toi do to-morrow bnt sleep and eat.
There ls no slckneas of consequenco,
but thero aro 2,000 red bodles and a
few which are sore enough. to Justlfy
A .Marlit In (Vnnp.
The stlllness of tho country posses
sea the blg camp to-nlght, The huge
searchllght sllently illuminatbs the
groundB from tlmo to tlme, exhibltlng
nothlng but thousands of tenta and an
occaslonal pair of protrudlng feet.
This ls not qulte all, either, for on
the hllltop "sJouthland" may .bo seen,
the ghost of a Chlneso mandarin in
ilowered dresalng gown. Thls la Gen?
erai Vaughan manoeuvrlng to and
from the shower bath. Thls shower ls
ono of the comforta of oamp. AJiother
Is tho unheard of sheets and pillow,
which Major L T. Price was darlng
enough to brlng to cajnp. With glee
at the treat ahead of hlm, the Rlch?
mond offlcer last nlght prepared his
coucli, and, dlvcstlng hlmself of sun
dry outer garments, redlned for a few
minutes' rest on tho ground. ? Re
veillo awoke hlm thls mornlng in thls
posltlon, wlth tho bed unused.
To-day was glvon over to advanco
rear anj ilank guards and patrols.
All the commanda marched indopond
ently to points several miles diatant,
tho regular army offlcers there giving
instructlons as_to attack and defonse.
Demonstrations of theso posslbilltles
were gono over ln the afternoon, many
mllea bclng covered by each man. All
thls leads up to tho sham battlo of
next Frlday, tho blg event of the en
campmont. When thls ends tho men
wlll be through with their exerclsos,
but wlll not leave untll Saturday, whon
they wlll bo pald off.
No ball cartrldgcs aro allowed ln
camp or on practice marches, and con
Requently nobody has been shot. No
joke wlll bo perpotrated hero about
any one belr.g half-shot. As a mat?
ter of fact, all tho offlcers comment on
tho sobrlety and good bohavlor of the
troops, contrastlng lt with camps of
former yoars. Very llttlo. trouble ls
being glven those In charge.
To the onlooker there seems to be
no materlal dlfference between tho
marching of tho Virglnians and that
of tho regular troopa. Certalnly the
visltor from tho Old Dominion haa no
reason to bo ashamed of tho showing
made. Orders aro executed wlth alac
rlty and efflclency to the pleaaure of
the army Instructors.
The excellent regimental bands add
much tn tho pleasuro of camp llfe.
Thoy play at tho departure of tho
troops for marchhes and moet them on
Whon tho Vlrglnla fleld artlllery
went out this afternoon its appear?
ance compared very favorably wlth
that of tho Third United States Ar?
tlllery. Long rldes wlth the fleld
pieccs wore exeouted.
Arrlve From Fort Rllcy.
Lioutenants Henry W. Wood and
George H. Myers, of the Richmond
Howltzers. arrived at noon to-day
from Port RUey, whero they spent
tho ontire month of Juno at the oamp
of Instructlon for artlllery officero.
With them camo Lleutenants George S.
Sargont and Otto Scharch, of the Nor?
folk Light Artlllery Blues, and Lleu?
tenant J. L. Thomas, of Grlmes's Bat?
tery, Portsmouth, Tho other,.Virginia
Yirtlllery offlcers returned to tholr
homo stations after ten days at Fort
Lleutenant J, W. Thompson, of
Portsmouth, ls offlcer of the day for
tho Virginia field artlllery. Wlth tho
battallon ls the over actlve chaplain,
Dr.- James Power Smlth, of Rlchmond,
whom all the hoys awoar by as a sky
sontry. All tho Howltzers' officers are
Payniaster-Genoral C. H, Consolvo
went to his homo at Norfolk to-day.
'He wlll roturn Wednesday, brlnglng
much coln of tho realm wherewlth
to relmburse the Vlrglnla troops.
Orders wero Issued thls ovenlngfrom
Vlrglnla hrlgado headquarters excus
lng Captaln Stacy, of Company B, Flrst
Regiment, Richmond, from duty untll
Monday. Captaln Stn.cy will spond to
morrow in Phlladelphla on business.
For Dresn Pnrnile.
Generai Witherspoon to-day ordered
that one Vlrglnia reglment go on dross>
parado at 5 o'clock each afternoon.
The others wlll do guard mount ln
the meantlma. Tho regiments wlll
parado in turn.
Captaln J, H. Stone, of Company F,
Rlchmond, acted to-day as Flrst Regl?
ment ofllcer of the day, and Lleutenant
Georgo B. Fretwell. of Cqmpany K,
(Contlnued on Second Page )
O. afc O. 4TU .IUIjY F.XOURSIONS.
$1.50 round trlp to Ocemi'Viow, Nor?
folk, Cano Henry ancl Virgtlnla Beach.
Two Iruliis, S and 0 A. M.
"My Policies Forever'
Is Now the
IS MADE CLEAF
Bristow, Madison and Murdocl
Call on Ex-President at Saga?
more Hill, and Conference Is
Fraught With Important
Things to Come?Now
Ready for Political Fray.
Oyster Pay, N. T., July 2.?The
doflnlt* attltudo of Colonel Roosovell
towards tho Taft admlnlstratlon wa:
mado clear to-day after a threo-houi
conferenco at Sagamore Hill witl
three Insurgont Republlcan?.
From now on, if to-day's develop
monts count for anything, Colone'
Roosevelt wlll conduct a btttor fight
as tho leader of tho Inxurgents.
"My policies forever" is the now
Roosevelt aiogan. The Insurgents -whc
swapped notes wlth Colonel Roosevelt
to-day were theso three, all of Kansas
who have been In the forefront ol
the battlo against tho Taft admirils
tratlon and Cannonlsm: United State;
Senator Joseph L Bristow, who, as
Fourth Assistant Poatmastcr-Genera
under President Roosevelt, conduutec
the Investlgatlon into the postal land
frauds ln Cuba and this country; Con?
gressman E. H. Madlson, one of th<
memhora of tho congresslonal com?
mlttoo which has lnvestlgated th(
Pinchot-Balltnger controv>ersy, anc
who put ln a minority report ln favoi
of Rooaevelt's protego, Plnchot; Victoi
Murdock. whose sympathles havo boer
wlth Plnchot and with all the Roose?
Hla "aVaynl Siipportcrs."
These three rugged Kansaus have
stood vallantly together in their fighi
ln Congress, and Colonel Roosevelt
to-day sald he always rogarded then
as "among hls most loyaj. supporters.'
Besldos the Insurgents, Colonei
Roosovolt had an equally important
vlsltor, Lloyd C. Griscom, chairman ot
the New York Republican County Com
mittee. to whom the ex-President sem
a telegram last week urging that the
Legislature at Albany pass the direc
primary bill. Wlth Griscom, Colone
Roosevelt talked over the sltuation ir
New York State. particularly the- de
feat of the dlrect primary blll.
The Tlmes-Dispatch corresponden
is able to announco positlvoly that
Colonel Roosevelt is to try to take l
flrm grlp upon tho Republlcan polltl?
cal rnachinery of New York. He if
stunned deeply over the brutal over
rlding of his desiro as to the direel
primary bill. and is going to map ou'
a courso for aggrosslve actlvlty lr.
State affalrs so far as hls party ls con.
ceraed. Not only wlll tlie dlstingulsli
ed cltlzen watrh the trend of events
at tho Whlte Houso and try to shape
them tn hls llking, but he wlll essaj
to tako the control of the State sltua?
tion. He wlll carry out to the fullcsl
extent tho purpose he announced
weeks ago upon his return home, tc
devote hlmself toward "helping tc
solve" the country's grave problems
He will go even further in auempt
lng to fix them all hlmself. And,
Judglng from the confident tonc of the
ex-Presldent as ho talked thls evening
he expects' to accomplish all he ha:
started out to do.
The Insurgents reached Oyster Bay
about noon to-day and fell Into the
arms of a throng of newspaper corre
"Now you'll have to give us o
chance," protested Senator Bristow,
with a laugh. "Wo are all golng to
talk lt all over with Mr. Roosevelt,
and there may bo something to say
when we come down from the hill."
"Golng to tell hlm all about the
battles of the Insurgents?" was asked.
"He'll hear. everything," was the. re
ply. "He has asked us down here for
Three hotirs after the Insurgents
had gone tip tho hill, the group of
correspondents were invlted to the
Roosevelt veranda. The ex-Presldeni
was clad in a whlte crash rlding suit
wlth kneo breeches, and was sittlns
on thi) top stop of the veranda, pat
ting his brindle bulldog, "Ace," upon
the head. The Insurgents were stand
ing behind tho colonel, thelr faces
wreathed ln expansive smlles. It was
evldent that tho oonfnb had been most
agreeable. Colonel Roosevelt greeted
the correspondents wlth a hearty, "How
are you, boys?" As the nowspapcr
mon climbed tho steps tho ex-Presl?
dent arose and, clapping one hand on
Senator Brlstow's shoulder and slap
ping Congressman Murdock with tho
"Those three Kansans were among
my most loyal supportors during my
seven years in tho Whlto Houso.7
The Insurgents grlnned nnd noddod
nssent. "We have been discuss'ing tho
work of tho sesslon of Congress just
ndjourned," the colonel went on, "biit
1 want to say rlght hore that wo have
not talked over thnt Ballingor-Plnchot
controversy, have wo-'"
"No, wo havon't," chorused the In?
'"Not a word of Pinchot?" urged a
(Contlnued on Second Pago )
New Law Will Be En
f orced Very Spar
OUT IN-THE COLD
Condltions Throughout Country
Related to President, and Result
Will Be Practically Un
restrained Increase in
Rates?Means Big Stir
[Special to The Tlmes-Dlsnatoh-l
Washlngton. D. C.t> July 2.?Presi?
dent Taft's declaratlon at Beverly yes?
terday that tho new rallroad law would
not bo enforced ngainst the railroads
la taken by Democrats hero to Indlcate
a backdown by tho admlnlstratlon of
lts announced purpose to restraln and
provent advances in' frelght ratos com
plalned of by tho shlppera. It Is as
sumed to mean that the railroads aro
to be permltted to p'ut In effect many
of tho advances rccently hold up by
the President under aKrcemcnt wlth
the rallroad magnates.
Thore waa rejolcing at headquarters
of tho Democratic Congressional Cam?
palgn Commission over the Beverly
pronouncement, after the interview had
with the President by Chalrman ilartln
A. Knapp, of the lnterstate Commerce
Commission. Chairman Lloyd and
Vlce-Chalrman Dlxon, of the Demo?
cratic committee, hold that any refusal
by tho lnterstate Commerce Commls?
slon to permlt advances ln rates or to
require reductions would be an lnjury
to the railroads, or would be elalmed
by them to be an. lnjury, whlle such
reductions or prevented advances would
be to the beneflt of the shlppers.
The greatest pressure of the new
rallroad law camo from the Insurgent
Republican Mlddle West. The sharpest
protests agalnst recent threatened ad?
vances in frelght rates were from the
.Mlddle West shlppers. and the advanced
rates enjoined by Attorney-General
Wickersham were flled by Middle West
Hls Proudrst Bnaat.
It was President Taft's proudest
boast whon he got the rallroad blll
through that lt enabled the adminis
tratton to protect tho shlppers agalnst
rate advances by the railroads. With
the paseage of the bill there vas a
break lh rallroad stock values. The
commlsslon followed up the blow with
a refusal to permit exlsting rates' in
the terrltory west of the Misslsslppl.
and a general cut was ordered. Thon
the stock market went to piecos. On
the heels of thls trouble there are
threatened strlkes by conductors and
tralnmen on all Southern roads ex
cepting the Loulsville and Nashvllle.
and on the Southwestern roads run?
ning out of St. Louls, for lncreased
wagea. Theso employes demand a
seale similar to that of the North and
West. All the railroads South, North
and West are united in the declaratlon
that they cannot pay the inoreaaod
wages unless they are permltted to
Chalrman Knapp carrled the report
of condltions to President Taft The
statement lssued from Beverly' indl
cates that tho lnterstate Commerce
Commlsslon will suspend proposed in
creases in rates only in exceptlonal
instances. ln most cases, lt is ex?
pected, the railroads wlll be allowed
to Increase freight rates without hin
drance, and only ln few cases wlll
rates be suspended for any length of
tlme or any lnquiry made into their
Justification or reasonabieness. Cases
that on their faces are liagrant tho
commission will examlne inlnutely.
Shlppers generally liave had the
understandlng that all the blanket in
creases of rates proposed by the rail?
roads in recent weeks woultl be sus?
pended pendlng examlnation, and that
the commission would not allow the
increases to take effect unless the
roads could show that thoy were jus
It is known in Washlngton that
shlppers in a great many cases are
proceeding on tha theory that the ship
Ing interests and the public need do
nothing at this juncture toward pro
testlng agalnst increases, believing
that later on, after the increases have
been suspended. they will have chanco
for hearing. They aro not puttlng in
complaints for this reason.
Wlll Get No Chance.
But lf the commlsslon follows the
course outllned In dispatches from
Beverly, the shippers will never get
a chanoe to be heard regardlng many
Already^ the commlsslon has allowed
some increases to go into effect in of?
flclal classlflcation terrltory on auto
mobiles and vehlcles generally, as well
as some other articles. This was done
on tbo plea that the commission was
not proparod to say tho Increases wero
But tho now law puts the burden
of proof on tho railroads to show that
Increasos aro justlflod. This part of
tho law, as yiewed by many, wlll not
bo carrled Into effect, If rate Increases
aro noti .suspended and tho roads made
to show they are justllied.
It 'is expoctod that a big stlr will
be causerl among shlppers and among
tho Insurgonts In Congress.
The Times-Dispatch on Monday afternoon, July 4,-at 4:30 o'clock, will
operate a special bulletin service, publishing news of the Jeffries-Johnson fight.
A huge bulletin board has been built high on the Bank Street Side of The
Times-Dispatch Building, on which bulletins showing the battle by rounds will
be posted. . Announcements conceming the fight will be made by megaphone.
Come to the Capitol Square at 4:30 o'clock Monday afternoon and get
the first news of the great fight.
Settle Great Labor Controversy
2WAJRTIN A. KNAPP,
FOR COING FIGHT
Democratic Congressional Com
mittee Makes Its First
TAVRIFF LEADS THE LIST
Confident That Resuit of Election
Will Be Defeat for Re
Washington, July 2.?Deflning tho
Issues on which lt expects to conduct
it3 campaign this fall, the Democratic
Congressional Commlttee Issued Its
flrst offlclal pronunciamonto to-day
slnco openlng Ita heaaquarters ln this
clty. It waa slgned by Representatlve
Lloyd, of Mlsaourl, the chairman. and
sets forth that the Issues wlll be:
The tariff and its consequences; the
extravagant oxpenditures; wrong do
lngs of ofllcials; graft that ls shown to
exlst ln nearly every government
branch and. the autocratic ruling of
the majorlty party."
lt Is contended that these wlU all
bo factors "ln bringlng about a Demo?
cratic victory this yoar."
The commlttee announced that ln
addltlon to headquarters hero, lt wlll
open headquarters in Chlcago on Au?
gust 1, that ita campaign book will
be ready for Democratic spcllbinders
the latter part of July and that the
commlttee -wlll wage a vigorous con?
test, In confident expectatlon of a
Democratic House of Represontatlves
That conditlons generally are very
favorable to tho Domocrats ls asat-rtcd
by the commlttee, which declares that
tho work of tho administratlon and of
Congress during tho last two months
lmproved Democratic prospects. Tho
statement asserts that no one need
thlnk that there Is any hope of unlt
lng Republlcan factlons, and that tho
Republican party ls seriously dlvldod
and must remaln so untll after the
SEVEN MEN JAILED
They Attempt lo Setxe Suiniuer Home
Of Mrw. Snrnh Snnds.
Mllwaukee, AVls., July 2.?S1x men
are jalled at Waukesha and another
at Oconomowoc, all said to be prlvate
detectlves, or employos of Mll?
waukee, as the cllmax of an at
tempt to seize the summer home 0t
Mrs. tarah A. Sands. on Plne Lake,
after matntnlnlng an armed guard
about the place for nearly twenty
four hours and holding prlsoner Mrs.
Mary T. Gunther, a daughter of Mrs.
Mrs. Sands lately disposed of her
property to several Mllwaukee men,
but tha new owners had not beon
ablo to get possesslon because of the
opposltlon of members of Mrs. Sands's
Condltlon of fongra-wamaa Bellevcd
To Ho Critleal.
Johnson City, Tenn., July 2.?Con?
gressman Walter P. Brownlow, t-\r
many years Republlcan loader in Tou
nessce, was thought to be dylng at
the hospltal of tho National Soldiers'
Home near hero this afternoon. He
rallled .sllghtly, however, and is reat
ing easier to-night, though hls con?
dition ls grave. Congressman Brown?
low, recently undorwent an operntinn
at Baltlmore nnd hin condition is moro
or less serlous since.
Whlte IliniHe Thrown Open.
Washington, D. C. July 2.?-All tha
rooms of tho Whlto Houso will ho
icosstblo to the publlc during tho com?
lng summer for tho rlrst tlme ln nni"?
S'oars. Boforc leavlng hero President
Taft gave instructlons that tho build?
ing siiould be thrown wido open. As
l rulo, oftielally, the publlc rocoptlon
I'ooms are shown to visltors.
_LABOR COMMIS S ION ER N HIM,.
SHOT HIMSELF AT
Railroad Man Fired Twice, but
Wounds Did Not Prove
CROWD NEAR BY AT TIME
Left Note to Relatives Which In
dicated That Act Was Care
After drlnklng a half-plnt of whis?
key to nerve hlm ror the deed, L. H.
Sullivan, a railroad man, evldently a
cltizen of Crewe, Va., shot hltnsell
twtce yostorday afternoon ln Roservoli
Park ln vlew of hundreds of people
Sullivan lnflicted the wounds with a
Smlth & Wosson revolver, of tnirty
elght callbre. He placed the muzzle
of the weapon to hls mouth, and flred
twlce, both balls lodglng ln tho rool
of hls mouth. Though only James A.
Gentry, of 16.0 Hanover Avenue, and
R. E. James, of .1111 Beverly
Street, wltnussed the actuai shooting,
hundreds of people heard the two re?
ports, and for a tlme there was con
sternatlon in tho resort.
Sullivan was seated on a bench on
the west slde bank. Mr. Gentry, who
was seated about twenty feet away, saw
the man turn down a hajf-plnt of
whiskey, and then saw the revolver
mn_;:lo placud in hls mouth. There
were two reports ln rapld succcsslon,
and Sullivan swung half way round,
his head falllng on hls arms on the
back of tho bench. Ho appoared to bo
dead. Immedlately there was exclto
ment, and several people ran to tele
phones to notlfy the clty ambulance
and the pollco.
Could Not Get Anihulunce.
' Mounted Pollceman Flournoy was
the flrst offlcer on the scene. He at
tempted to call tho clty ambulance,
but lt was then out on another call,
and could not be reachod. Summons
was sent to the Second Pollce Station,
and Bicyclo Pollceman Krengel an
swered. When he arrlved, Sullivan
was still slttlng on tho bench. Blood
was spurtlng f roni hls mouth. Hls head
was resting on hls arms, and he was
groanlng. The offlcers tried to rouse
him to see lf he wero dead, but ho
Flndlng that he was unable to got
tljo ambulance, and, fearlng that Sul?
livan would dle on hls hands every
inlnute, Ofllcor Krengel called up tho
Second Statlon and summoncd the au?
tomoblle patrol wagon. W. C. Pohd
drove it at hlgh spoed to tho park,
and Sullivan, who was then in a hiilf
conaclous state, was llfted in. Then
the drlve to tho City Hospital was
started, slowly and cautlously, on ac-'
count of tho perllous conditlon of the
He spoke only once: "good-by,
brother,'1 he muttered. "You'll nevor
see nio agaln."
As soon as he gol Into the Clty
Hospital ho was transferred to the
operating table, but the physlolan.
who had already boen Bummonorl to
attend tho case, declded that operation
was not Immedlately necessary. an;l
It was po.stponed. The patlent wns
then left In the care of Dr. Harsh
bergor, ono of tho Internes. who .statea
last night that he would probably ro
Sullivan /regained partlal cousclous
ncss, but would say,nothing. He crled
often for water, and uttorod an oath
when the physician began to make
Pollce Ofllcoi' Krengel examlned the
man's clothos, and effocts and soon
found a note, placed in the-back or
11 morooco purse, addressecl to R, Al.
Sullivan, of Crewe, and lt. S. Sullivan.
of Blackstone, as tollows:
"You wlll find my Ueys to my trunk
in my pneket. l*so your bost juilg
mont aa to what to put on mo."
Tho messagG contalned nothing else
-"?no exciise for his rash iu-t.
.The ofllcor also round a lettor from
i young woman of Mlporal City, i,ou
sa-county, ln Sulllvnn's insldo coat
ibeket, but, doemlng tho mlsslve purc
y personal, ho dld not road it. In his
iockets were also found a reeelpt from
)dd Fellows' Lodge, No. (jS, wf Notto
vfty county, and a. Rallroad Y. M. C, A.
?atd, glven out at tho branch at Crewo.
I'ljose soomod to ostahlis-li his Uleiitlty.
uul Captaln McMuhon. liea'd of the de
ootlye .force, wlred immedlately to tho
wo mentlone.d in Sulllvau's note?be?
loved to ho hls brothers?Knd to tho
hli'fs of pollce ln f'rewo and Black
(Oontlnued or) Sacond Page )
iiOIV Hoiiod Trlp ItntoM.
o Paoltlo Coast via Washln.gton-Sun
et Routo, without ohange., Borth, |D.
.0 La-l Aiain Streot,
Agreement Is Reached
and Strike Danger
Mediators Knapp and Neill Bring
About Settlement of Trouble ,
Which Threatened to Tie Up
Traffic Throughout South.
End Comes After Heart
Wnnhlucrton, D. C, July 2?OtTlcla*.
', nii'iiiiiiii'cnuMit wn? mnde by tho medln-l
tor* to-nlghl iiint nn nmicnble ndjust
ment of the controversy between the.
rnllrond* ln the Soirthenstern terrltory
nnil thelr nondtirtnrn nnd tralnmen had.
been renched. The ntrreement ulurneil
prbyides for a substniitlal lnarrease lifi
the wnge* of Ihe employes nnd lm
Iiroved conditlons and hours ot labor.
The ndjustment also wlll a-vort a
tlirenteneil strike of 10,000 men, -whloh j
would have Involvcd naproximately|
40,000 others. The settlement renchrd
lu regarded nn n dlatlnct victory to*
the traln men, ul though i concesaiona
wct? mnde hy hoth nldc*.
Whlle no statement was made oon-;
cernlng the terms of settlement of the'
controversy, lt ls known that the men
have been granted an lnorease of
wages ranglng from 10 per cent. to 4U
per cent. It ls Imposslble, In the pres-j
ent condltlon of the arrangeraent ef
fected, dofinlteiy to stato what ln-.
creases are glven by the agreement to
the several classes of labor. Thltt
seemlng confuslon results from tho(
fact that the several railway ltnea cm
ploy different methods of computlng
their wage scalc. Some of the men
receive a per dlom. wage; others re?
ceive pay in accordance wlth the num?
ber of miles they cover each day, and
yot others are pald according to tha
dlstance they travel and the speed
made by thelr trains.
Bcgarding tho questlon of wages,
the mediators felt that they could say
no more than that tho increases in
all capaclties of employment were. by
the terms of the adjustment, very con
Wlll Improve Conditlona.
Tho conditlons of railway labor
throughout tho ? Southeastern terrltory
wore among tho mootcd questtons ad?
justed by the mediators. In every In
stanco and on every llne of the thlr
tecn roads Involvcd tho labor condi?
tlons of the men, by the terms of tha
agreement, wlll be materlally Im
Whon the controversy was submlttecl
to tho mediators?Chairman Martin A.
Knapp, of the Interstate Commerce
Commlssion, and Dr. Charles P. Nelll.
Commlssloner of Labor?slxteen daya
ago, thlrtcen 6eparate demands wero
made upon the rallways by thelr em?
ployes. Of theso thlrteen demands tha
representatlves ot tho employes havs
scored a victory on practlcally all.
Untll wlthin a day or two scarcely
any lUjellhood oxlsted of a satlsfactory
settlement of the. controversy by tha"
Twelve days were spont in almosa
fruitleas endeavor to got the repre?
sentatlves of tho tWo partlos to tha
controversy together on a reasonable
basis of settlement. Arbitratlon under
tho Erdman aei was proposed, but that
proposition llnally was abandoned.
During the pendency of tho medlation
proceodings a strlko vote was taken
by the labor organlzatlons Involved
in tho controversy, and by a large ma?
jorlty a strlko was ordered by the men
unless the companies acceded to thelr
terms. Even when that fact becamt
known the mediators dld not abandon
thelr efforts, cventually being able to
adjust the ditllcultles. Finally tha
presldents of livo of the great railway.
systoms ln the South wero called Into
cqnferenco with the mediators ln an
effort to settle the trouble wlthout ?',
Wenricd Wlth Struggle.
The members of the generai mana
gers' commlttee and the representatlves
of the labor organlzatlons' commltteea
had wearied of the protracted struggle
to reach an agreomenl, and both sidea
were almost upon the point of abandon
ing any further effort umicably to ad?
just the dift'orences which existed.
The altornatlvo was a strike that in?
volvcd directly about 10,000 conductors
and trainmen and indirectly approx
imately 10,000 other employes of tha
rallways, Such a strike. it waa
reallzed. would ho a calamlty to tho
South and would affect seriously all
parts of the United Statea. It waa
approciated by the financial heads of,
se.vornl of tho railroad systems that
a strike of that magnltiuio at thla
tlma mlght spoll bankruptcy for sev?
eral of the llnes. They sald frankly
to the mediators and to tho represen?
tatlves of thelr employes that they
wore not In such financial condltlon
as would warrant a heavy increaso ln
wages. Of all tho rallways ln tha
United States, except those on the.
Paclfle coast, they polnted out, tlie
roads ln the Southeastern terrltory
wero tho only llnes' whloh recently ,
had not Increased thelr freighf. ratea,
In view of that fact, they folt that
some conslderation ought to bo glven,
them in rogard to the matter of ln
The representatlves of tha employes .
insisteil, however, that tho wagos of
railway men In tha Southeastern terV
rjtory should ho Ktandaniized, and ,
that In amount they should approx-.
imato tho wages paid for Hlmllar ?m
ployment ln the Western terrltory: In i
its flnal annlysls, tho. agreenient (
reached to-day, after a serles of con
feroncoa between tho mediators arid. i
C. A O, R.TCl'HSIONS
4, tn Norfolk and Seauld*.
Xwo special fast trains, 5 a.nd 3 A. it