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V&y?&E%823S&>iHu?. WHOLE NUMBER 18,369.
RICHMOND, VA., TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 1010.
TIIB \V_AT__It TO-DAY?Falr.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
FATAL JOY RIDE
Col. Hollingsworth Dies
as Result of Frac
Realized, However, That Only a
Miracle Could Save Life of
Man Hurt in Auto Accident
in Which Deputy Was
Killed?To Hear Case
Colonel J. G. Hollingsworth, of Fay
?ttevllle, paymaster-general of the
North Carolina Natlonal Guard, who
was lnjured ln the automoblle accl?
dent early last Frlday morning, when
H. M. Deputy, of Philadelphla, waa ln
rtantly kllled, dled of hls lnjurics ln
tbe Johnston-Wlllls Sanatorium at 7:40
o'clock laat nlght.
Hls wlfe, Mrs. Kate Bleece, a flrst
cousln; Dr. J. V. McGoogan, tho fam?
lly physiciaii. and F. H. Cotton, all ot
Fayettevllle, N. C, were present at th.
bedslde durlng the patlcnt's last mo?
ments. Mrs. Hollingsworth bore up
well, for sho had known frorn tho
flrst that her husband had no chanco
for recovery, and that, lt was but a
tuattcr of tlme before t'he end.
f be body was sent home at 1 o'ctocK
(tils morning, over the Atlantlc Coast
Line Rallway, Mrs. Hollingsworth anft
Ihe other members of the party accom
So Hope. Krnm Flr*t.
Colonel Hollingsworth's Injuriea
were a fearful fracture of the skull.
whlch was crushed on the left slde.
and concusslon of the braln. An oper
ailon was performed Immedlately after
hc was placed ln the hospital, having
beon brought there by Chaufrcur
George H. Jordan, of the Virglnia Auto
Company, ln whose car he was rldins
at the tlme of the accident. ,
Braln prcssure was relleved to a cer?
taln extent, but the Injury was too
severe and extenslve for the operatior.
to be effectlve. He never fully regalned
eon-ciousness, though h? bad intr_
quent inlervals of seml-ron.clous-iors.
Bat even ln these lntcrval i he was
not able to talk. and no story of how
th. .iccldent happencd ever came from
As a tcstlmonla. :o Colonel Holllngs
wurth's popularity. numerous tele?
grams. telephone calls and letters of
Inqulry were recelved every aay a
ihe hocpltal since tho accldent. Many
frlends also called dally ln the hope
that each vlsit would brtng encouras
ln? news as to the condltlon of the
ulsilnRUl-hed patlent Hut there was
never any hope. and t)l9 miracle whlch
was fondly hoped for was never real
Second Joy Hldc Death.
.Colonel Hollingsworth is ??rY?V*fl
by his wlfe. two small chlldren and by
b.th parents. He w_s forty years olu.
He had been W?Mt?r*n??> otthfl
North Carolina Natlonal Guard slivc*
^,'he s'econd death as the rrsult of
the fatal Joy rlde undcrtaken by B..S.
Burwell. of Charlotte, N C.. and hls
frlends and by Jordan wlU ???????
result in another warrant being s.xorn
oa agalnst thc two. 3oth^ere.ar
r?,fd for the inadvertent kllling oi
MrStDeputry. the technical charge be ng
.;,<.. thev were suspected of ktiun.
?_iTS3?_i b. n.???r, .. ?oW
t _~fe_isss ss
Burwell and Jordan, by saylng that
fhe coUlslon between the cars was th.
result of their lmprudence.
Clalm It Wmi Accldent.
Tn their testlmony. however, and m
the testlmony of the other wttnesses
in of whom partlclpated ln the race
out ?owards the Country Club an
lov rlde, lt was stated that the collislon
was purely the result of an accldent,
the sklddlr._ of'the leadlng car, which
was drlven by Burwelh
But Burwell and Jordan wlll also be
r-ill"d on to answer to the charge ot
violating the speed limlt, from whlch
thero ls no loophole of escape, the two
drlvers having convfcled themselves
when they admltted to the coroners
iury that they lndulged ln a race and
ran their cars at a speed of thlrty
five mlles an hour.
The case comes up Defore Maglstrais
Purvear. ln Henrlco county, on Frlday.
ieptember 9. L- O. Wendenburg wlll
represent Burwell, and George Wlse
wlll represent Jordan.
Burwell and Jordan are now out on
$500 ball each.
TWO WOMEN CLAIM RUSSIAN
Mnn Loekcil Up on Charges of Blgamy
Washington, D. C, September 5.
Two women, big-oyed and scarea, faced
Judgo Aukum ln Pollco Court to-day,
each clalmlng Barney Deltsch, a Rus?
slan housepalnter, as her husband.
"Wlthout the least pretense of wlsdom
like Solomon's, the Judge let nelther
have tho Russlan, but aent him bo
hlnd tiie bars -to awalt tho aetton of
the grand Iury. Charges of bigamy
nnd "of perjury hereafter will faco
Deltsoii. ,. _ , , . ,
Sarah Kapparalis, who clalms she ls
wlfe No. 1, just arrlved'ln Waahlngton,
left a little boy ln Luga, Russla. Sho
told the court to-day that she worked
ln a great dressmakers' shop to earn
enough money to pay Barney's way
to Amerlca to escape army service and
geek wealtli. But Barney forgot Sa
rah, und Sarah came to Amerlca. Sat?
urday nlght she stood beside a po?
llceman' who knocked at a Seventh
Street doorway ln thls city.
"Who Btands?" Barney cautlously
"It's little Any," responaed the no
Ileoman. "I come from my fadder's
mit messages." _- ?
The ruse worked. Barney opened
tho door, and Sarah discovered wlfa
No. 2, o? Paasalc, N. J., a brlde of last
In court Sarah treaeured a mar?
"Ask her lf she -can't buy these
things ln Russla for 10 cents," dlrectod
"No, not for a'thousand cents, or a
j pillllon," snapped Sarah,
TELL TALE OF HARDSHIP
Men Pickeil Up ot Men Arrlve on
Flshguard, Wales, Septomber ?,
The steamor Mauretania nrrlved horo
to-day, havlng on board Captaln Plnk
ham nnd fifteen of hls crew, who wero
plckod up by the Cunsrdcr after they
had been at sea In a small boat for slx
days, followlng the burning of thelr
vossel, the Brltish tramp steamer West
Captaln FInkham sald that the flro
on tho West Point started ln the en?
glne room on August 27, Tho flame
drovc the engineers from tholr posts,
and sproad so rapldly that soon ^he
donkey engines operatlng the purups
were dlsabled by thc heat. An at
tempt was made to extingulsh the llre
by a bucket brlgade, hut the hopcless
no-a of the effort was quickly appa
rcnt, and the cnptaln ordered small
boats lowered. From tho bunkers thc
flamcs made thelr way to the storo
room and galley, and prevented the
provlslonlng of the boats, 'the lntense
heat repeatedly drlving bnck the sall
ors, who noped to secure food sufll?
eient to keep them untll they were
plckod up by a passing vessel.
Though pressed hard by the flre,
the crew atood by thelr shlp untll
Sunday afternoon. when thc captaln
ordered all hands into boats. Through?
out Sunday nlght the boats. each car?
rylng slxteen persons, crulscd in the
vlclnlty, and In the mornlng another
attempt was made to secure much
needed stores. , The burning craft,
whlch was then slnklng, was again
boarded. but scarcely anything of con
senuence was secured. Monday even?
lng the ship fouedered.
The two small boats kept close to?
gether untll the nlght of last Wed?
nesday, when they driftt-d apart, ano
neither again slghted thc other. The
other boatload was picked up by thn
Leylnnd steamor Devonlan Frlday
mornlng. whlle Captaln Plnkham and
hls companlons were rescued by tn.
Mauretania Frlday mldnlght.
The captaln and his men suffered se
verely, and only by dint of hard work
savnd thelr boat from slnklng.
"Wc suffered horrors." sald Captaln
Plnkham. in telllng hls story. "Wc
were without food or water, and wero
very cold. The men had to ball the
boat Incessantly to keep it afloat."
There was great competition amona
the saloon passengers of the Maurs
tanla for tlie possesslon of the whlt.
Perslan kltten that Captaln Plnkham
brought wlth hlm. The pet was aue
tlODed off and sold for $100, the sum
being added to the purse made up tor
the shipwrecked men.
BorbsrouH Killlng Attrlliutcd to Ven
gennc- of Ulack Hand Soclety.
Reggio Dl Calabrla, IUI" Soptember
5._To the vengcance of the Black Hand
Societv ln New York is ascribed ???
revolting murder early to-day of I o
llceman I-.ovolino, hls wlfe and six chil?
dren. in the little vlllage of Pellaro.
whlch lies elght mlles south of H'.^^io.
on tlie Stralt of Messlna. At 2 e c.ocK
thls mornlng some of the tovnvi-or>'
of Pellaro were awakened by the t. r
rlfled shrieks of a chtia, and rusn.ng
to the cottage occuplc-u by the P.ovo
llno family. found the sevcn-year-old
daughter of thc pollceman lying wlth
her throat cut before the ooen door
of the rome, screamir.g plteously. Ten
derly picklng up the little girl. tho
vilia'gers carried her inslde the house.
where they were horrltled to nnd the
remalnlng members of her family lying
d-.id, all of them havlng been ter
rlbly mutllated by blows from an
The 1-ovollnos suddenly returnca
from f.ne Unlted States a short time
ago. and since then. lt ls said. two
attempts have been made to poison
them. Rovollno himself spoke of the
posslbillty of vengeance being directed
against him. ,' ....
The crime was revolting In its oar
barltv. Beside the mother lay her
four-months-old baby wlth its skun
criashed in. Desplte tho efforts of tne
surgeons to save the life of the little
girl whose crles aroused the nelgh
borhood she soon dled.
None of the townspeople saw or
heard the murdcrers, who escaped
without leavlng a clue as to thelr
RESULTS IN GREAT SAVING
Prnlse for Energy and Co-operntlon of
Saratoga, N. Y.. September 5.?
Through the energy and co-operatlon
of the post-offlce employes throughout
the country a saving of $11,000.-00 be?
came possible in the Post-Offlce De?
partment thls year. according to a
statement mado by- V. V. DeGraw.
Fourth Assistant Postmaster-General,
In an address before the Unlted Na?
tional Association of Post-Offlce Clerks,
which began Its eleventh annual con?
vention here to-day. Mr. DeGraw as?
sured the clerks that the department
favored organlzatlon among its dif
ferent classes of employes, so long as
the objects were confined to the up
lifting of the postal service and mu?
tual benefit of the government and
workers. , .
Several lmportant questions are to
como before the convention, whlch
wlll be ln sesslon for the remaindei
of the week. Plans wlll be formulated
for sccurlng the passage of bills creat
ing an annual thlrty-day vacation for
clerks an oid age retirement fund,
and llmlting the hours of work to
.orty-eight per week.
Frank T. Rogers, of Chicago, lncum
bent, and Peter F. Wynn, of New York,
are candldates for president.
Fort Smith and Jacksonville, Fla.,
are looking for the next convention.
Nearly 1.000 delegates, representing
tho postal service in all parts of the
Unlon, are attendlng the sesslons.
Thls afternoon -the delegates attend?
ed a clam bako.
HUGE METE0R IN 0REGON
Wnnilcrer ln Skleu EMImated aN of
IOO Feet' lu Diameter.
Portland, Ore., September 5.?A m.
teor, estlmated to have been at least
100 foet-in diameter, salled across the
Wlllamette Valley yesterday, and, lt
is belloved, plungod Into the earth west
of McMinnvllle, Yamhlll county. The
meteor was seen by a number of per?
sons ln Portland and at the same
tlme by several persons at Salem, forty
mlles from Portland. Thoso who saw
the meteor declare the body appeared
to thelr vlsldh to be twelvo Inehes ln
diameter, wlth a tail slxteen feet long.
Tho tall wrlggled vlolently. A trall
of smoke could be dlscerned.
? '? a>
GAYNOR WALKS SIX MILES
Itelurn- Home Duaty aud Heated, but
St. james L. I., Sentember 5.?Mayor
Gaynor walked six mlles to-day ln a
brolllng sun wlth the- thermometer at
79 and tho kumldlty at the same mark.
Ho returned homo dusty and heated,
but seemlngly fresh. Neighbors wlth
whom he talkod think that lt will be
only a matter of a few weeks before
he ls fully recovered from the bullet
wound intitcted by James J. Gallaghor.
DuvlN Elklns En lUmte to Vlchy.
Parls, September 5.?Davis Elklns ar
rived here from Carlsbad to-day, on
route for Vlchy, whero he wllf join
hls mother and hls slster. Mlss Katho
rine Elklns. It ls understood they
wlll return here next Monday, and
?wlll sall for the United States abou
October 1. It ls also understood that
Senator Elklns has no lntentlon, ol.
Grounds for Labor
FEW WHIPPED BY
Sham Battle Real Thriller, but
Balloon Ascension Was Low
and Tame?Hard Problem
to B.stow Prizes?Sport
ing Features in Con
Bllthcly and wlth no thought for the
morrow and Its return to work, all
men, wlth few excoptlons, of itich
monci yesterday enjoyed and partici
pated ln the celebratton of Labor Day.
an occaslon set apart for the honor
and glory of thoso whose manual labo?
contrlbutes more than anything else,
to the uphuildlng of a great country.
Between 15,000 and 18,000 people?men, i
women and chlldren?took car, drove
or walked to the State Falr Grounds,
where for 10 cents man could get moro
real enjoyment and see more alghts.
thrllllng and amusing, than he could
see for a quarter at Coney Island. The
committee lri charge mapped out a
program whlch would pleaso all, the
quiet and sedate and the most Jovial,
nervous old women and glgly young
ones, boys and old men.
Mnii}- Snortlng Events.
There * were amateur motorcycle
races?everything was moro or less
amateur?horse races, runnlng and
harness, a babv show, at which proud
young mothers with their flrst born
Vreslded; a married woman's race, in
whlch the winner had to waddle down
the stretch at the rate of a yard a.
mlnute; a wrestllng match, an egg
race, and so forth and so on, world
without end, until dark, and then, fln?
ally. a balloon ascension and para
chute drop, whlch, after all ls sald and
done, was no. worth waiting for.
The great and renowned professor
went up only about 200 feet Instead of
2,000, as had been promised ln the
program, and he came very gently
down in a clump of trees a little to
the northeast of the grounds. No
one thrllled, and theq, whlle the bal?
loon stlll dangled ln the alr, as if un
certain whether to come down or con?
tinue its aerlal flight into the un
known void, the people straggled from
the park, and came back to town and
Grcnt Dny for Ererybody.
But it was a great day for him of
the horny hand, furrowed brow and
big blceps. - It was a great occaslon
for the man In the overalls. and he dld
not fall to feel and show his import
ance. He knew wlthout him it would
be a. sorry world, more like none at !
all. He knew that if lt were not for |
him there would be no capital, so, full |
of the knowledge of hts standing and :
inlluence in empire and world-bulld- '
ing, he set out to enjoy the day as a '.
child sets out, on his trip to tho swlm
mlng pool, full of antlcipatlon and
hope of pleasure.
Street cars were started early ln
the morning, and by noon, after they
had watched the parade and seen the
puttlng up of the white city of tents
and all the -movlng panorama of the
circus, the crowd in the Fair Grounds
had run up to 2,000 or more, and at 6
o'clock there were between 15,000 and
1S.0O0 people scattered all over the
grounds, from the grand3tand to tho
far northside. where the minor shows.
free to all who cared to look, were go?
ing on. There was not a minute when
somethlng was not going on, and mem?
bers of the committee in charge, wlth
persplratlon rolllng down their faces
and coats hanging cn their arms, were
runnlng hither and yon, shoutlng ran
cously to Uie cpmpetltors to keep
a-movlng, and hurrylng up everything
so that nothlng mlght be missed or
Nothlng was lefl undone, and when
the quarter moon came out red and
glimmering over the southwestern
treetops, everything whlch had been
planned had been done, and Labor Day
had been set down In the annals of
workaday people as a huge success
and an earnest of more successe?
ln the years to come. It was gener?
ally conceded to have been tho best.
greatest and most earnest celobratlon
ever seen in Richmond.
But Little Dlsorder.
There was little dlsorder, though a
few?there are always a few to do
such things?who had taken occaslon
to flll their sklns with the red wine of
trouble. fought among themselvos, and
two young men?T. J .Alston and R.
M. Rlddell?who assalled each other
with bottles, were arrested by Mount?
ed Offlcer Jordan and turned over to
the county police, who carted them oft
to the Henrlco County jail on felony
warrants. Both mon were severely cut
about tho head and face, and Dr.
Harshbarger, who was statloned at the
Falr Grounds all day with tho city
ambulance, sowed them, up. Nelther
was dangerously lnjured, though, for
the moment, there was much oxclte
ment. It dld not develop, however,
that they had been drlnklng. A crowd
of roughs set upon one of tho gate
keepers because he refused to admlt
them wlthout propor passports, but hl
managed to tako care of himself. and
tore a' shlrt from the b?>*J< of one
They got away beforo the arrlval ol
tho police, but arrests are probable.
Baby Show the -_ln_.
Nothlng in point of Interest sur
passed the baby show, at -whlch thore
wero seventy-flve dellghted and de?
llghtful?youngsters, prlmped, pressed
and petted, exhlblted by fond. and par
tial maternity. AH were healthy,
good-sized youngsters, with powerful
capaclty ln their lungs, and the com?
mittee?Justlco Crutchfleld, who some
tlmes has bables ln. hts court, though
for a dlfferent purpose; Mtnltrea
Folkes, Commonwealth's Attorney, and
Mr. Sydnor, had some dlmculty ln se
lectlng a cholce. But, flnally, after
much plcklng and chooslng, thoy select?
ed a bounclng lnfanti and to the fond,
admlrlng mother dellvered a goeart.
Thls was for the prettlest baby be?
tween the ages of alx months ann a
year, and a pair 61 shoes wa? glvon
* .ConUnued, oa TlUra Fu_?-\
HURLS "YOU Ut"
Does Not Release His Grip Until
Stranger Is Moved From
Stand?Wanted. to Know
Who Was Paying Ex
penses of Trip Through
Fargo, >T. D., September 5.--A mari
who fought hls way to ex-I'rcsident
Roosevelt and cnllcd hlm a llar gave
a bad searc to-day to tho crowd at
Island Park, in thls clty. Colonel
Roosevelt selzed the man and helped
to eject hlm from the platform.
Tho colonol had Just flnlshed hls
Labor Dny address, whlch he was de
llvcring to one of the largest crowds
which has gatnered to reo hlm on his
Westcrn trip A heaty ralnatorrn
drenched tne people, but most of them
sat through the afternoon In thelr wet
clothes to hear hlm speak.
As Colonel Koosevelt rpoke the last
sentence tne crowd eheered, and then
there was a ru.in for the speaker's
stand or thousands of people wno
sought to get near enough to see the
speaker ana shake hls hand. Those on
the platrorm pressed around the stand.
and in a moment lt was Inclosed wlth
a surging, struggllng mass of men and
womon. Others In the crowd Jumped
on the platform and added to tho
crush. It was a -good-natured, lautrh
Ing crowd. and the colonel shook hands
wlth every one who could get near
enough to him.
A Question tn Asl.,
A ..mall. poorly dressed man pushc..
hls way through the mass of peoplo
until hc could make himself heard _?y
the colonel. Ile wore a battcred hat
and was unshaven.
"I have a question to ask you.
Roosevelt," he shouted.
He ralsed one arra over the heads of
the people. wavtng It to attract the
colonel's attentlon, and called out
again, and again that he wanted to
ask a question.
Colonel Roosevelt saw hlm, and
watched hlm closely.
Eightlne; hls way through the crowd,
the man at length reached the short
flight of stalrs leadlng to the speak?
er's utand. He mounted .the steps and
stopped when ho reached the top.
Standing about six feot from Colonel
Roosevelt, he called out once more:
"I have a question to ask you.
- The men and women on thc stand
grew silent. Colonel Roosevelt turned
and faced him. Waving one arm. the
"I want to know w'ho ls paylng .he
exponses of thls trip of yours about
The question angcred Colonel Roose?
velt, and hls face showed lt. He ad
vancod a ytep toward hls Interrogator
and -hot back hls answer.
"Ijconsider that to be an lmpertl
nent question," he said. "However, I
have no objection to telllng you," he
_dded, "that the expenses of the party
are being pald by the magazlne of
whlch I am one of the edltors."
'Tou Ile:" tho man shouted so loud
iy that hundreds of persons ln the
crowd could hear him.
Selzed hy the Colonel.
As he spoke the words, Colonel
Roosevelt stepped forward quickly and
seized his arm just above the elbow.
He expiamed later that he did not
know who the man was, or what hia
intentlons were, nnd that he had taken
flold of hls arm as a measuro of self
protectlon. He pushed the arm for?
ward, turning- the man half around, so
that he was powerless to use tho arm.
It was an oid trick of self-defenso
whlch he had learned years ago, the
Hls vlgorous action tltd not deter
the man from nnlshlns what he had
to say. He shouted out:
"Your expenses are being pald by
the. people of the Unlted States"
Although Colonel Roosevelt was the
first to act, others ran quickly to as
slst hlm, and even before the man iiad
fired hls remarks two men selzed him.
The colonel did not release his grip
untll the stranger was moving rapld
ly from the stand. He was ojected
from the platform, and was swallowed
up In tho excltod crowd.
So far as ls known, there was no
causo for the alarm, but the story of
the lncident sproad quickly through
tho crowd, and produced consldorable
Colonel Roosevelt managed to get
to hls automobile and was drlven
In tolling of the lncident ln.ter, the
colonel said that ho had no ldea who
the stranger was.
"Members of tho labor organlzatlons
here came to me and told me that
they did not know hlm,'1 he sald.
"They sald. that ho had come from out
An effort was made to flnd tho man,
but all traces of hlm wero lost.
Colonel Roosevelt sald that he was
not at all alarmed by what had hap
pened. He merely caught hold of the
man to guard against the posslblllty
of any sudden move, he sald.
POST REQUEST DENIED
Judge Itefnaes to -rnnt Injuuctlon
Against Closed Shop Agreement.
Red Oak, Ia., September___gt?Judge
Smith MoPherson, of the iftUteo states
Dlstrlct Court, to-day denied the re?
quest of C. XV. Post, of Battle Creek,
Mlch., for an Injunction to restrati)
the American Fodoratlon of Labor and
tts ofllcers and Buoks Stove and Range
Company, of St. Louls, from onterlng
Into a closed shop agreement.
The court sald suflleient notlce had
not been givou to the defendivnts. At
tornays for Mr. Post and the Stove
Conipuny wero In court, hut there. was
no extontled argument on tho case.
Tho American Fodoratlon of Labor und
Ita ofllcers made defendants ln the
sult were not ropresented by ?counsel.
Judge MoPhorson wIU fllo hia opluion
Great English Aviaior Who Is Taking
Part in Haroard-Boston Aero Meet
GRAHAM?-WHITE EN HIS ___JtoPI_AME.
PAHIC IN STREET
Fire Muskets From Cars, but
Policemen Were Not Al?
lowed to Arrest Them.
MILITIA OFFICERS STOP IT
They Claim That Civil Authori?
ties Cannot Arrest Soldiers
While on Duty.
Wl.iie returnlng from the sham bat?
tle at the State Falr Grounds on board
a street car last night about 7:30
o'clock; members of Company F-, Flrst
Reglment, Virglnia Volunteers, almost
created a panlc along Broad Street by
flrlng flfty or slxty shots wlth their
muskets. All along Broad to Seventh
the soldlers fired from the windows of
, the car. Exactly how many discharg?
ed their weapons is not known.
From Belvldero and Broad to First
Street at least twenty or thlrty shots
wero fired. The telephone bells jln
gled ln tho police statlons, and Major
Werner was appealed to to put a stop
to the rowdyism. Few people under?
stood the cause cf the rapld flrlng,
but they were very much lnccns.d that
soldlers or anybody else should be per
mttted to shoot tndlscrimlnately into
the street, whether the cartrldges
were blank or not.
Snw Ouc Mnn Shoot.
(_t First and Broad Streets Offlcer
?Thurman boarded the car bearing th>3
soldlers. Between Flrst and Seventh
one member of the campany fired
'rom the car. When the soldlers allght
cd at Seventh and Broad Streets. Po
licemah Thurman requested tho offlc?
ers ln command of Company F to
allow him to- arrest the man who
did thc shootlng. but this was re
fU0ndthe way to the armory at Slxth
= -* Marshall Offlcer Thurman was
jolnod"by Detectlvo-Sergeant WUey and
Offlcer Duffy- They were walklng by
theside of the man who dld the shoot
ns intendlng to arrest him when ho
was dlsmissed from duty. Several ol
the soldlers were heard to say. "Let's
take him from the policemen." They
made no demonstratlon, however.
At the armory the police offlcers In
slsted on arresting the soldler who was
seen to flre by Pollceman Thurman.
Capta n Stack! of Company B. and
_leutenant Kinderva_r. of Company F.
refused to alhw the policemen to talt.
he man lnto custody. Captaln Stack
and U.utenant Klndervater Informed
the policemen that the law forbade tho
arrest of a soldler whlle on duty unless
a felony had been committed. They
?ld tbe policemen that they could not
arrest the man who tlred tho -hots
whlle on the way from the armory to
his home, eiUier.
Tried to Hu.Ii It Up.
Whlle Offlcer Thurman was argulng
wltl. the captaln and the lleutenant
_omebody tried to prevall upon,.^
PoUcemen to hush the matter up. Thur?
man informed them that he could not
do "o, as he would be reported to the
Pollo- Board and iined. Accordlng to
De ective-Sergeant Wtley. when Offlcer
Thurman refused to pass the mattet
hv Captaln Stack sald that lf Thurman
was flned by the Foltee Board ln con?
nection wlth the case, he (Captaln
Stack) would have Major Werner flned
for not arresting the mnn who did
"'.eSca0^ Wiley sald that hc was
ama.ed by tho treatment whlch Cap?
taln Stack and Lleutenant Klndervater
accorded the police offlcers, "I must
sav that Captaln Stack and Lleutenant
Klndervater acted very queorty.about
the whole mattor." he sald. Thoy re?
fused to let us arrest thc soldler -tqid
?,? very dlaco-rteous. Captnlu StVck
informed me tlrat-he had somethlng
on some of us and would do so.no re
portlng hlmself. ?r words to that ef
Called UP rie t_iu_c.
"I asked Captaln Stack if he had
anything on me, Thurman or Duffy, to
whlch he replled ?no.' Uo sald. how
ever. .that somo of tho policemen had
beon eatlng plos at a btikeiy, and he
knew they dld not pay for them. 1 told |
him to report those he had somethlng ,
on, but not to Itislnuate thnt hu haa
somethlng on whloh ho could report |
Thurman, Duffy and myself.
"There ls no question about tno fact
tContlnued ?a Third .ago.i
WHITE IS FIRST
IN FIVE ClASS
Daring Englishmari Provcs Him?
self Supcrior of All
TWO WOMEN MAKE FLIGHTS
Air-Men Make Wonderful Hits
Boston. Mass., September 5.?Clauds
Grahame-Whlte, of Kngland, proved
himself the superlor of all the avtatora
taklng part ln the second day's events
of the Harvard-Boston aero meet,
when, before 30,000 people at Atlantic
to-day, he took flrst place in every
ono of the flvo classes contosted.
ln addition, White, In exhibitlon
.llghts, demonstrated in a thrllllng
mann.r -.11 tho hazardous feats of thn
air, ln dlpplng and swooping anel mak?
lng short turns. He did this not only
alone, but ln one of hls (llghts took up
Mlss Mary Campbell, ol New York, and
after twlco clrcllng tho course in an
easy manner, gave her a thrlll wlth a
200-foot sllde down the wind to wlth?
ln ten feet of the ground, fron- which
elevatlon he dropped llglilly onto tho
Charles Foster Willard, of Melrose.
took up the lirst newspaper woman to
make an ascenston ln this couniry,
Mlss Eleanor Ladd, of Boston.
The best tlme of the day made by
Whlto wii flve and bne-fourth mlles
ln six mlnui.s one secoiii with a Bl.t
Whlte's dlstance record of the day
was 45 mlles ^617 feet, on whlch trip
he was 1 hour 16 minutes 7 seconds ln
One Serloua Accldent.
The one serlous accldent of tho day
occurred ln the amateur class when
Horace F. Kearny. of Kansas Clty, Mo.,
whlle runnlng over the ground at the
getaway, shot Into a wlre fence and
crumpled up the front control .if hls
Pfltzner monoplane. He escaped un
'"white, ln a Blerlot; Curtlss. ln his
own machine, and Willard ln another
Curtlss, competed in the spood contest
of three laps of the milo and three
quarters course. White did lt ln 6
minutes 1 second, Curtls In 6 minutes
31 seconds and "Willard In 7 minutes
88 4-5 seconds. Whlto won out ln
the durjttion contest by remalnlng up
1 hour 16 minutes and 7 seconds, whllo
/ohnstonowasln tne air 48 mtnute3 and
.1 2-5 seconds,
The five contestants ln the dlstance
event were obliged to allow flrst placo
to White, who mado 45 mllos K17 foet.
Johnston being second, wlth 26 mlles
In the bomb dropplng contesrt. Whlte
proved himself best performer bf the
day, dropplng two of hls ten bombs dl
roctly Into tlie funnol of tho battle?
ship, while all of his othor shots Titt
some part of tlio dock. Curtlss mado a
tuill's eye on tho funnol and sSven hlts
on tho dock out of olght ln one try,
*nd struck tlio battleship nlne out of
ten times ln a second attempt.
On polnts to date Claude Grahamo
Vi'hlto has BS; Olenn Curtlss, 27; Chas.
F, Willard, 13; Ralph Johnstone, 6, and
Walter Brookins, 2.
VISITS JOHN D. IN.TIGHTS
VnuiiK Womuu Doe-u't Senle Wnll, but
Arrives lu Parachute.
Cleveland, Septernbor 5.?Alrily,
though tastefully, clad ln a sult of red
tlghts, Mlss Caertruile Thomas appeared
ln the yard of John D. Rockefeller's
home horo yesterday In company wlth
a parachute, In whlch sho had descend.
ed from the clouds.
Mlss Thomas had mado an exhibitlon
fllght ln a balloon from a locul araus.
ment resort, and loosed hor parachute
dlrectly above the RoclceCeller y-rounds,
nilstaking them, sho said, for a publlc
park. Immedlately upon hor arrlval at
tho Rockefellor placo she was waltod
on by a committeo, headod by the
-uportntendant of tho ostate, who In?
formed hor that she wns trespasslng.
Miss Thonyis was asked !to array her?
self tn a gnrh moro ln kooplng wlth
tho day, and then depurt. She had <t
cloak wlth her, whlch sho lUmned, and,
dvagglng Hft'e^r her tho pariiohuto,
made her exltc from tho plao_.
It was reported that tho Wockefeller
family did not wltness Mlss Thonias's
TAFT CHIEF GUEST
AT STJM MEET
Sense in Deal ing "W ith
Praises Roosevelt as Father o?
Policies?Later Review's Labor ?
Day Parade and Makes Ad?
dress at Fair Grounds. .
Leaves at Night for
jMlnncapolI.i, Mlnn., September 5.?
fn a speech befor,e the. Conservation
Congross ln St. Paul to-day, President
Taft won a qulck response from hl_
thousands of hearers by an appeal tn
practlcal common sense ln dealing
with conservation problems. In the
oplnlon of many who heard hlm, he
ilso mado answer to the recent agl- .
catlon for a "new nationalism" or a
"l>'ederal" central lzatlon of power by
declarlng that tlie only safe course to
pursue was to hold fast to tho limlta
tlona of the Constltutlon and to re?
gard as sacred the power of the States.
Mr. Taft, amtd applause, made fre
quent references to the servlces of
Theodore Roosevelt In the cause of ?
conservation, but declared that the
tlme for rhapsodles and glitterlng
generalltlcs had passed. He stlggcsted
to tho congress that lt should Invlto
Its speakers to come down to dotalls,
to spoclllc evlls and specltlc remedles.
These sontlments by the President
seemed to receive the approval of near?
ly all hls hearers. They came near
the end of an exhaustivo discussion of
conservation. After statlng tho argu
ments advanced on both sldes of the
problom of water power slte control,
he said he would sulrn-lt the whole
matter to the Congress at Washlngton
Audlence .Stood nnd Cheered.
When'Prestdcnt Taft was Introdunt'd
the entiro audlence stood and cheered,
No elTort was made, however, to pro
long the demonstratlon.
President Taft announced that he
would .ubmlt to Congress tho solutlon
of the problem of adjustlng' tho con?
trol of water power sltes as between
the States and the general government.
The President got a most demon
stratlve weleome at the Conservation
Congress. Glfford Pinchot, who had
been ln St. Paul for two days, was not
present. He wjent into Representative
James A. Tawney's dlstrlct to-day ia
dellver a speech in favor of Mr. Tawn?
ey's opponent. The former forester
wlll be back in the city to-morrow to
greet Colonel Roosevelt.- James R.
Oarlleld also comes to-morrow.
Roo-evclt Ready to KIsht.
It is generally bellevod by tho close
friends of Colonel Roosevelt that lr a
llght develops against tho conservation
pollcles indorsed by him at the Con?
servation Congress at St. Paui the com?
mittee will support hls frlends. Glfford
Pinchot and James R. GaMleld
He will. it Is sald. fight to a finish
Reports that have reached Colont.1
Roosevelt have been to the effect that '
the plans of Pinchot and Garfield for
tlie conservation of natural resourees
will be opposed and that a strong com
blnaflon has been effected to nullify
ihe influence in tho convention of
Colonel Roosevelt's frlends.
Revievrx Labor Dny Parnric
The President reached St. Paul at 9
o'clock thls foronoon. and was met at
the Northwestern station by Governor
Eberhat, Sonator Clapp, Frank B K-l
logg, President Baker, of the conser?
vation congress, and a local commlttee
He was escorted through the crowded
streets to a revlewlng stand ln front of
the Fifth Street entrance to the post.
otnee, whero. after a wait of three
quarters of an hour, ho revlowed the
Labor Day parade.
The President was greoted wlth ap?
plause and occasional cheering as he
was drlvon from the station to the
Immedlately after the parade ho pro
coeded to the Auditorium to address
tho conservation congress.
Talk ot Packed Delega.ions.
Beforo th.e convention was called to
order by President B. N. Baker. dele?
gates gathered in little knots discuss
ing reports of packed dolegationa
made by ono side or the other, and
commentlng on Glfford Pinchot's mov.
last nlght In forming a national com?
mission for the purpose of syatemutlz
ing tho works of State commlsslons
and bringing them Into harmony wlth.
the national Congress.
The invocatlon was pronouncod hy
"The Economie Value of Conserva?
tion" was the subject of an address by
I.alior Dny Address.
At the Fair Grounds ln tho after?
noon tho Proside.nt dellvorod a Labor
I Day address, ihe most notable utter
ance of whlch was a statement that
he know of no lntentlon on tho part
of the government to prosecuto labor
leaders undor the antl-trust law, At
the samo tlme, the President sald he
did not belleve labor organlzatlona
should bo exempted from such prose
t-utlon by specln. statute. He clo
clared that such a provision of law
would smack of class legislation.
He did not belleve labor unlons fle
slred or noeded class legislation, anl
aald he counted on thelr help ln pre
ventlng such legislation.
The President was dlnod at a hotel
here thls evenlng lnformally, and thon
left to-nlght for Beverly by way ot
ln hls address before the Conserva
i tlon Congress tho President sald ln
TUe Pres^ldeut'd Spc-ch.
"Oentlemonof ihe National Conserva
tlon Congross: Conservation ao an oco
nomiu and polltical term has como to
mean tha preservatlon ot our natura}
resourcos for economlcal use. so aa to
secure tho gr-iit._st good to tho grlat.-.
"Tho danger to tho State and to thu
neople nt large from the vvasle an.l
dlsalpatlon of our national wealth li
not ono whlch quickly Improasea lts-lf
on tho people of tho olijer coriuftunl
ties. beeauso Its most obvlous. Instancosj
do not ocour ln thelr pelKliborlviod,
vuiu in tha n-w-r otu-t o. the couutr/,