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NEW JERSEY LEADS
NEW PARTY FIGHT
First of Eastern States
to Launch Progress?
FULL TICKET WILL
BE PUT 1 N FIELD
No Possibility of Alliance With
Either of Old Parties, and Bat
tie Will Be Made Along New
tions for Roose?
A*bury Park N J. July 23.?New
Jersey led the Kastern states In the
new party movement lo-dUy when ?
mass convention "f progressives'
launched a separate politic*'! iiean
Izatlon .ir.i decided to nominate a lull
State ticket foi th> November elec?
tion The convention voted tri p>ji on
ih" ticket ri set of presidential elec
or* nupportlng Theodore Roosevelt and
? r-'i in th'- national progressive con?
vention In Chicago th* saiat set of
deiegat's that represented th? State it
t ' Republican National Convention,
pledging them asratn to vote (or Col
6n>l Roosevelt. The convention ar
rnfor the appointment of a State
Committee, which wtll untie details of
part) organization. It suggested i.o
name for the new party rir.4 Ok':ff,'l
to lea\k that detail and othera to the
national convention The possibility
of nllltince with olther of the other
established rartlcs waa denied Ii;
vigorous tern;s All the upe^kers de.
clarcd for a fight alontr distinct nrw
rty linen, ar.d all such cxprottlvr.s
v < rr enthusiastically applauded,
The convention adopted without dla
Kent the platform reuommen-ied by the
oomrn'tle? f arrangements A atratjrht
?umiii suffiarre plank nro^sc-1 pro?
long* d applause.
The fre'iuenl mention of Clonel
Roorevelt's name railed for a series
of demonstrations and his picture r-as
pvorvwherr In I h? hall The Colonel
had been urrfd to ntt> ndi but In a
telegram to Chnlrmsn T*"rt Which was
r. id to th? convention, lie expressed
recret because of bis Inability to at?
tend and s?M' "May 1 lUrough yo.l
extend tny hesrtlest pool wishes to the
convention. They arc engaged 1" n
leak of bringing this government badk
to what it wa* Intended to he. a gov?
eminent by the people In the interests
<?( the peoplt Tita old r.*:'r crc-finl^a
'lons have heroine to hopelessly eor
rupted as tcj niake It 1 mposaitl<> to do
anything with thom as they now are.
and this Is larKely duo to the fact
that party fights uro not now fouKht
n geh?llte llnon of clcavajre. Our
organization Is In very truth the poo
plo'a organization, anil w0 are trylr.s
X'' help tl'-o I'ooplo to the beat of our
ability and we uro fighting hot only
on real Issues, but upon t?.e Issues
m ? vital to tho "elfaro of this re?
AIMS OF NEW PARTY
Outlined by lloo?e^eIt In 1'lret 'pctih
Since < h!eni;o ronvtiitlo!;.
New York. July 23.?Tn hi." first
speech since he returned from Chi?
cago. Colonel Roosevelt to-day set
forth h's reasuns for leading In the
formation of a new party. His address
was delivered at a meeting of the New
York State county chairmen of the
national progressive party. Colonel
Roosevelt did not Intend to speak, he
declared, but the chairmen would not
"No rnun knovr tetter than T," said
Colonel Roosevelt, ? t!;<?t enthusiasm
nnd high principles cannot be effec?
tive without organization and work.
A great responsibility rests upon you
men here, who are undertaking the,
oiganizat'on of a new party which is
to stand four-squared to democracy,
which Is to be literally the pnrty of
lh< pooplo. it win tight on lice Issues
nnd not dead ones. It will embody
n Protest against tho corruption in
both tho old party machines. It will
be a party Into which ox-Democrats
nnd ex-Republicans, without rc aid to
their political past, are to ebmo in on
On exact equality and tr, nave each
the same share in the part;' manage?
Party Of the People.
"When we iret this started It will be
a party not only representing t\e peo?
ple at election time, but win represent
them In party management. Wo .>ro
gointr io see to it that it la organized
bo that it will be Impossible foi' nnv
fifty-three men Chdses fodr years be?
fore by politicians to stand superior to
nil the voters of a great State :lkc Cal?
ifornia, and that if that "-"(.He lias not
nhnped Its laws according to a given
call of fifty-three private nun, th<
Ptate shall not be disenfranchised.
"My own Judgment is that Messrs
Raines, Penrose. Guggenheim & <"o
made a poor swap.when they took two
stolon delegates from California In
plaee of the electoral vote "of California
They were not contented with that
They swapped the electoral vot. of Mas?
sachusetts tpr the vote of two dele?
gates, i th tik it was about ,-.? expen?
sive a swap as was ever made by polit?
"No good will come If we. merely
substitute one set of bosses for another.
Ther,-. Is nothing that the bosses of
both parties wish so much to ?..?>..
every decent man vote alternately for
ench. with the vague idea that ho Is
reducing the other.
Genuine Popular Rnle.
"Now no doubt Mr. Rarnes and Sir,
Murphy would like to have everything
?11 the time, hut they are perfectly
w illing each to take half.Instead of the
whole Rut we do not care anything
about dividing the State equally be?
"What we Intend to do is to trtke It
from bath, and we Intend to take th<
nation from both. And in this party
we Intend to build a government with
out and within tho party on the lines
of genuine popular rule and of social
'and industrial histlcc for farmer,
(Continued on Seventh Pagol
PERCY OPPOSES REMISSION
Hetlevea \inerlcnn Ship* should t'nr
l ull T?ll?.
Washington, July ?The I'anama
? .'anal administration toil held tlx door
6l the Semite to-Ja.y Just long i hough
for Senator r<-v, 01 Mississippi. i??
make a speecli ligalnst the remission j
6l ' unal tolls to American shipping. ;
The nteastiri thfjil gave way again to
?!.? sundry cilvjl appropriation bill. I
which has p?shed ii :^i'i<! tor several I
Senator Brandcgei expressed little i
confidence iat<- to-day in earl) action |
on 1H? ettnal hill. The subject ?>i freu I
tolls and of the rights of the United
stat< h under the treat) with Knglano
have provoked kern feeling In the Sen- |
at-, and .to agroeihent op various pro-]
Vision? will not b?? reached; it is be?
lieved now. without long debate, Thl j
balance of I'm; i'.'eck. being Thursday,
la glv< n over to tariff bills', and several
<?!:.? r appropriation measures have Rtm
to be considered in the Senate, with
the prospect that they will further de
ii. action ?n the bill to govern opera
lion of the eana).
Senator Percy declared against any
discrimination to American ships. Hp
express"-! the belief that the Up I te.il
States had by treaty guaranteed eiual
treatment 'to nil notions. Including
Itsi II and thai no lnfrnatior.il <-r>urt
would BUxtaln th" United States, if it
claimed the right t? give free passage
t.. :tf own ships.
CENSURED BY VERDICT
Ii..Hi employes iiml bfllrlolH Held Ite
RpooKlble fur w reck.
Chicago, .luly VA.?A verdict eensui
Ing both the employes and the ot> lats
ol the Uhlcago, Burlington and Qulhcy
Itallroaq was returned to-day bj the
jury Impaneled for tue coroner's in
quest Into the doath ot thirteen ber
son's who lost their live.? in the colli?
sion of last mall and passenger trains
at Western Springs, a Chicago suburb,
Sun day. luly <i
Chief among th? recommendations In
the Verdict was one that men instead
of women he employed in the M!f..ii
towers ol th" block system; and an?
other that distance slenals bf mine
tatned at all towers to supplement the
regular block sler.als
, Mrs Julia a ^Vllcoji, signal operator
at Western Springs the morning ol tue
wreck; was criticized by the Jury for
permlttine the mall train t? pass Hins
dal?-. th?- station west of her ton?:, be.
' fore the pass- nircr was In a place "t
safety The verdict however, noted
that Mrs. Wltcox h-id not violated an}
rule the company tri her manipula?
tion of the signals.
iti ? ognltlon of a public demand for
i rapid operation of tiams was Included
in the Verdict, which declared that
trains could not be safely run at the
t,:trh sp??d demanded by th' tlhn
I schedules In foggy weather with th<*
present signal service.
Formall) Presents III? Views on Merl
1 rust < ner.
Washington. July ia.?Representa?
tive Martin \V Littleton, "i New tfork;
member of the Lemorratie majority or
tin II jj. .-?.??! trust investigating
? ommlttee, to-day formally presented
Ills views to th<; committee. dl?s?;nting
, from the legislate ?? recommendations
] of chairman Stanley. lie aarced to
sign thi Sta.hu y report with many
reservat tens lhat left .Mr. Stanley
with but two other members of the
? ommlttee of nine In complete accord
: with him They are Representatives
I'.all. of Texas, and Me'illllcuddy. of
.Mr T.ittl'tons views, to which mueh
: publicity has been given, favor princi?
pally a Joint body of the Senate and
? House to study the trust question and
th.- exclusion trom interstate commerce
! of corporations in restraint of tra :>
declines to support a proposed bill
to put upon a corporation the burden
of proving it is a "reasonable'' re?
straint ot trad.- Such a bill Mr Lit?
tleton savs would preserve '"the chlel
fault of th?- Sr.ermar. law. whlrh Is the
policy of a belated attack after a con?
cern has grown up Instead of provid?
ing any nn-ans of prevention."
"STEAM ROLLER" NEEDED
Senator nornh Helleres I? Would
Washington. July 23.?An elfectlve
"steam roller" Is to be applied to the
Senate In an effort to hasten adjourn?
ment Senator norah to-day Jokingly
urcd Republican lenders to usi- "steam
roller methods" to put an end to the
Session 11' declared it could be con
, eluded in thirty minutes if proper
' methods ?vere applied
! Before the adjournment of the Senate
' to-night, Senator Borah endeavored to
i have the meeting hour changed to 10
' o clor-k rrotcsts carhc from all parts
i of the chamber, but the Idaho Senator
' said he would renew his motion to?
morrow, and would not desist unkss
tii- Senate voted him down.
GERMANY~NOT D 1STURBED
Uns Xn ( rltlclNm tu Mnkr of Church
Berlin. July S3 -- German public opln
Ion is neither disturbed nor irritated
over ycBterdoy*Bi naval debate in the
House ot Commons In London. The
jpr<ss generally s.ems satisfied with
Germany's position under the hew order
of things, and praises the Speech of
' Winston Spejricer Churchill, First Lor.!
'of the Admiralty, ns frnnk without the
usual provocatlvcness. It criticizes,
1 however, the nttempt to throw the re
sppnslblllty for Increased armaments^
; on Germany.
Hundred* I'itInH in Floods.
Tokio, July L-r - -Unusually heavy
rains and floods have nrevalled on the
northern coast. Four hundred persons
are mlssinar. and are believed to have
perished. Altich il.imnco has been done
Seven Girls Are Killed;
I* ive Fatally Injured
London,.lul; ".'!.?Seven ulrls nrrr
killed, live were ratall? Injured mid
several otbera severely hurt la a
rlre to-dny In it fnur-Hior) building
In Moore I mir, In I In- benrl of (he
oily, occupied Uy eellujold Cbrlst
mas caVd niauufaeturrrN, who em?
ployed man? fcinulcM, The tin
slnrteil in n front motu on tin* top
floor and spread quickly, Ta reach
ihr NlnlrH (lie grlrls in dir buck room
luid to |in?M tbrntiKh the from! room,
mid before Ihcy realised 'Ibelr ilali
kit Hu- flnmra luid cut off the means
of escnpc. In n few mlaitten lb?k
look room wan abl?se. Some of
Ihr glrl? mnnsRtd ta rrnch Ihr rnnf
nnd eHCiiped by erosslniz n plnuk to
the nexl building ten fret distant,
but otic h.-.t her fooling; mid fell.
Two were overtaken by flnmr.? be?
fore Ihej Rained the dlxzy brldpfe,
nnd >i I ii rue number lenpcd from the
wlndown, severnl of them being h?r
rlbly niimulrd. Five Klr!? were
burned (?> ilentb. ihr response of
the lire brigade was prompt, but the
swiftness of the lire ami the llrrcc
arnN of the flnine? belching from the
Window? prevented effective nur of
Clause Is Eliminated by
Higher Pay Provided for Rail?
roads, $2,500,000 Being Added
for Transportaion of Mails.
Sweeping Changes in Work?
ing Hours of Postal
Washington. July 23.? The post;.of
V?. appropriation bill, shorn of the
good roads provision proposed by tlio
HoUre, and embracing a revised par
, t\y ftost system', with charger has*d
i n .v ? eis of d'stance. waiB reported to
t.-:. Senate to-day by Chairman Bourn'1
of th? Post-Office Committee nn?
provision makes .-, sweeping change In
t;,<- working hours of pottil employes.
The bill riontalrii many changes from
the form In which it was passed by
the House. The total appropriations !
ate above those of the House bill, ;
which were approximately 1260.000.- |
000, One of the ptineipal increases is
in the appropriation for ti e pay of ra'l
roads for transporting the malls, t'.-.o
.~?r.ate committee adding more than ,
In striking out t'le Shackelford good!
roads feature of the House bill, which!
provided for Federal improvement of i
highways, the Senate committee reeom- j
mends en Investigation by a special
commission, consisting of three House !
members and three Senators, and pro- ]
vldes for no highway Improv ement s !
, until th's commission has reported. 1
The Rarnhart amendment In the
House bill for the reguar publication;
of the names of stockholders Of news
papers and periodicals a so is changed. ]
The Senate Mil provides for publica- |
i tlon once a year, when lists of the
stockholders are required to be filed
i with the local postmaster.
Parcels Section < linncnl
The parcels section of the Senate bill
Is radically different from that Incor?
porated In the House bill, which pro?
vided a flat rate of postage for all
'distances. The Senate provision Is
that of the Bourne hill, slightly modi
fled. Senator Bourne recommended
! that third atid fourth class mail matter
I be combined for the parcels post scr
Ivlee; but the bill makes the parcels
I post apply only to fourth class tnat
The Senate committee struck out
of the House bill th: provision giving
portal employes the right to combine
in labor unions, and the right to po
1 tltlon Congress for rerfress of their i
It also provided for the abolishment
of the present system of carrying;
second class mail by fast freight un?
der what Is known as the "blue flag" j
system. Under the Senate bill all sec?
ond class would be put back Into reg?
ular mall cars after August 31.
Enrouracenient fo.- Inventors In the |
postal service Is also carried In tho |
Senate bill The Postmaster-General j
would be authorized under the meas- j
ure to pay $1.000 for any invention
of a postal employe that is adopted
for use In the service.
Pneumatic Tube Ser%1ce
A special commission la also pro?
posed to investigate the subject of
pneumatic tube ser-.Ice and determine
whether tha government shall purchase
that now in use In various cities. A
M 0,000 appropriation Is authorized for
Improved mechanical devices In tha
Chicago Post-Office. which is now
Steel cars for railway mail service,
which were required by the House bill
to be in universal use by American ;
rr.llroads in 1317. also are required by:
to* Senate bill.
The House hill required the railroads i
I to replace 20 per cent, of Its wooden]
mail cars every year, while the Senate !
bill would give the road one year of i
grace nnd then re-jnlre them to re?
place 25 per cent, of their cars earh
year for four years.
ilonr? fo? Employes,
The provision relating to hours for
employes is to the effect that the !
eight hours that postal clerks and car?
riers In the larger offices of the coim
jtry are required to work each day
I shall not extend over more than ten
7'or years It has been tho practice of
the Post-Office Department in Office?
throughout the country to have the
eight hours of work extend over fif?
teen or eighteen consecutive hours.
There would be eight hours Of duty,
but those eight hours would be scat?
tered through the dny. in two or three
hour shift?, so that many more than
?light hours of the worker's time was
Efforts have been made for many
years to Ret Congress to tnko some
action to remedy this grievance on tho
part of the postal clerks and carriers,
but the Post-Office Department has usu?
ally replied that the limitation of the
eight hoars of work to ton consucutivo
hours would necessitate the hiring of
additional men and would largely in?
crease the cost of the postal service.
Last winter Representatives Reilly.
of Connecticut, and Curley, of Massa?
chusetts, became champions of the
cause of the postal clerks and carriers
In this regard, and they Interested
many other members of the House. Th?
result vas the incorporation In tho
post-office appropriation bill as it
passed the House of this provision
that the eight hours of work of letter
carriers ind postal clerks In the ftr-:t
and second-clnss post-offices shall not
extend over.a period of more than ten
When the bill was taken up by the
Senate Committee on Post-Offlces for
amendment many compromises ?11 thu
provision were suggested, but frier..,:
of the provision stirred up members of
the committee and of the Seriate In Its
behalf, and the committee voted to let
The Senate committee, however. Ins
made one change In the provision. The
, \ CConUiiucuToa Blxth Pugo.). ...
Vail on, Who Was in
HIS STORY MAY
LEAD TO ARRESTS
Authorities Elated Over Informa?
tion Gleaned From Dapper Gam?
bler, and Important Arrests
Are Expected Shortly?Whit?
man Throws Gauntlet Down
to Police Department.
New York July 23.?Important de
vclopments In th" Kosenthal murder
ease were expected to follow closely
conference to-night nt which Harry
Vallon the dapper gam >l?r und gang?
ster, who was In th'- "murder car" thy
n ght fiosenthal was shot, made a
statement to Deputy Police Commis?
sioner Dougherty and District Attor?
ney Whitman Vallon ?ave himself up
to-day and was held by the coroner
v Ithout ball for examination on a
charge of complicity in the murder.
Apparently th* authorities were
elai : -?! the information obtained from
Vallon. ni'.housh Its n-r.:- was not
llvutged. Ali commissioner Dougherty
would say waa that Vallon "was in
the rnuider ear." and that an important
arrest was expected shortly.
Frorn Vallon the district attorney
and Comm'ssloner Dougherty hope to
get the names of those ??higher up,"
who hired the gun men to sidy Rosen
thai Mr. Whitman has flatly thrown
down the gauntlet to the police de?
partment, declaring that t:-.e "murder
smells of police connivance."
Outside ,..f Vallon, merest largely
centred to-day In the appearance be?
fore the grand Jury of Mrs Rosenthal.
Her husband had promised to tell Dis?
trict Attorney Whitman wh.it i.e knew
about the alleged partnership between
the police and Xew York gamblers.
I The district attorney now hopes to get
many of the facts from Mrs. Rosen
thai, who Is believed to have had inti?
mate knowledge of her husbands af?
Mrs. Rosenthal Is believed to have
told the grand Jury to-day much about
the meeting her husband had with
Police Lieutenant Charles Becker, who
according to Rosenthal, was his silent
partner in his place on West Forty
Other* May follow Lead.
Whether the. four gang-stork still at
large, who were in the '?murder car'
at the time of the shooting, will follow
the lead of Vallon and surrender li
causing much speculation. District
Attorney Whlman has announced that
he "will protect every man In this
case" if he can get the evidence he
wants against policemen, evidence
which he claims h< knows exists. But
Commissioner Dougherty and his prl
i vate detectives v ho have b.-en em?
ployed are making every effcrt to
round up these men.
?'Whltsy" Lewis, gambler an-i gang?
ster: ??Lefty Louie." East Side; Harry
Horrowttz, known as f'Glb the Blood."
uptown lieutenant of "Big Jack" Zclig.
and "Dago Frank." an East Side gut>
man. are all sought
It Is said thai "Dago Frank" and
"Gib the Blooi' are still In the city
or nearby. The police are not so sun
ot the whereabouts of the others It la
thought that they may be in hiding In
Chicago. Mr. Whitman further said'
the grand jury Is anxious to have ap?
pear before It ill persons whose names
had been mentioned in connection with
the gambling situation. He said he
had written a Jernial letter to Ljcuten
ants Riley. Costlgan and Becker re?
quiring them to appenr as voluntary
I witnesses, but th.it he would net Issue
I subpoenas for them, He stated that he
would resume his investigation of th'
; matter before the grand Jury to-mor?
Emperor Still Improving.
Tokio. July 24.?Tha official bulletin
i on the Empercr's eondlt'on Issued at S
: o'clock this morning read: The Em
| peror slept well. Temperature 10?.4:
pulse, 06; respiration. 32; general con
, dltlon unchanged
Bishop Warren Demi.
I Denver, Col., July 23.?Bishop Henry
] W. Warren, ot the Methodist Episcopal
; I'hureh, who was retired from active
work by the General Conference last
?May, died here to-night. lie was
stricken with pneumonia a few days
Woman Found Murdered,
Oklahoma City, Okla., July ?Mrs
Minnie Halstin was found dead in her
i home near Helena, Okla., to-day, her
? throat cut and her skull crushed. >.he
I was the wife of Meek Ralstln, a pros
Mrs. Wilson Accepts
Buffalo, x. \ .. July J:t.?Mr.-. Wood
row Wilson, wife i>f the Democratic
presidential candidate, has accepted
the Invitation of the Women's Na?
tional Democratic League to become
Its hnnornr) president. Itecrntlj
Mis. Stephen B. tyera, of this eiiy,
?eat the request lo assume the olHce
authorized by the league's execu?
tive board nt Us meeting In Haiti,
core early thlf month, together
with documents setting forth the
object of the organisation, Mrs.
Wilson, In her reply, made public
to-night, accepting the honorary
??Mr. Wilson and I bnvr both road
with very Kreut Interest the Inelo.s
nres nnd your letter, nnd he Ices
me to thank the lem.-.ne in hl? name
for II? powerful support. It would
be hard <<> overewtlmote the assist?
ance which such ii body of women
eim render lo n cause when tin->
feel, ns In this rnmpnluro, Hint there
ore moral Issues Involvedl nnd Wr.
Wilson cannot full <?> he profoundly
helped l?J (he mere consciousness
? hnt such ?Tomen believe in him ns
n worthy lender In Such n cause,
??Yours \er> cordially,
"KM KN \. Wit.SOX."
POPULAR CITIZEN STRICKEN
CHRIS M IX MM.. JR.
MEW LEASE ON LIFE
FOR TARIFF BOARD
Promise of One Vcar'5
FIGHT NOW GOES TO HOUSE
j Action W'iU Be Bitterly Con?
tested by Democratic
Washington. July 2:;.?President
ITaft's Tariff Board secured the prom?
ise of one more year of life from the
j Senate to-day. After a short fight that
I body, by a vote of 3t to 20. authorized
I in the sundry civil appropriation bill
Ian expenditure of $22.*.000 for another
year's work of investigation by the
I tariff expert?
Whether the appropriation is finally
j made will depend upon the strength
with which the House resists the. Sen
I ate's demands. Tl.c House refused i'.
provide tor the Tariff Hoard when It
' framed the sundry civil bill, und Its
conferees are expected to tight tho
provision when tho big supply measure
is sent Into conference bet/eon the
Democrats opposed the Tariff Boarl
provision to-day. with but three ex
' ceptions?Senators Chamberlain, New
! lands and Thornton?while the regul.ir
j and progressive Republicans were
I united in its support. The first move
I by tho Demoorjts was an amendment
. by Senator? Stone and Bacon for a
! congressional tariff commission. t?j
[consist of live Senators and five, mem
i bers of the House This plan was de
I feated by a straight party vote, 31
The presidential Tariff Board was
made subservient to Congress, how?
ever, by an amendment of Senatoi
' Bristow. accepted by the Senate With
i out a vote, which requires the board to
I report to Congress once each year,
j The Senate practically completed th?
?sundry civil Mil to-night, but the
passage - f the measure was delayed
President T.tfts tariff veto nVensages
and the work of some of the experts on
the Tariff Board were bittet ly ar?
raigned during tho debate in the Sen?
ate. Senator Overman declared Presi?
dent Taft's veto message on the cotton
[arid chemical bill was "one of tue most
j remarkable documents ever penned or
' ever' sent to Congress."
lie declared the President had been
[misled by an expert of the Tariff Hoard.
] who had made calculations on :t "false
(basis of price." and using the short top
Instead of tne lone ton In his estlma
: tion. On tills theory, said Senator Over
? man. President T.ift had sent a veto
message as to the chemical schedU/li
; that was "full of error and misstate
j nient of fact."
The Democrats fought the Tariff
Board, declaring it was an agency not
' as well qualified to llnd out fads as n
J congressional committee would he., The
Senate expecis to conclude the nppro
I prl.it ion bill and send it back to the
I House early to-morrow. The bill car?
ries approximately $115.504,.> for the
j support "f Important government bu?
reaus and works,
j The Kennte added about $8,006.006 to
j the ailtOUht authorized by the House
Tli roc Hoya nie Drowned.
Pnirflcld, III. .inly 23.?Three 00113
of .lames I'. Gilllson, a farmer. Hying
Sight miles northeast of th's city,
seven, nine and eleven years old. were
drowned to-day In a pond while swims
I It Get?
BELLE OF HAWAII
Henry ?laillard Smart, of Boyd
ton. Will Wed Wealthy
ROMANCE BEGINS ON BOAT
Wedding Will Ec Celebrated
With Setting of Barbaric
Honolulu, .1 uly 23?In a setting of
barbaric splendor marked by a revival
of the old Kanaka wedding feast,
j Thelma Kahllaonapaoptllah' Parker will
be married on her estate near hero,
.fuly :r., to Henry Oa'llard Smart, the
son of a Virginia clergyman. Prepara?
tion.- for the wedding have been under
way for weeks on the vast Parker
estate, which Miss Parker Inherited
from her grandmother, and every
known resourco >'f the old feudal days
In providing luxurious entertainments
w'll be revived.
Henry Gaillurd Smart, of Boydton.
Va , met Miss Parker on the steam?
ship Korea last r'eccnincr when ho
was en route to Hawaii to begin a
btislnesi cur,-er on the islands. Miss
Parker, who is widely known in San
Francisco society, was Just out of
finishing school and the romance be~an
before the boat reached Honolulu.
The young heiress camo of ago a
few weeks ago and her b'rthday was
celebrated by .1 carnival of sports in
her Island home. At the same time her
estate, consisting of land and cattle,
valued at many millions, was divided,
one-fourth being deeded to her mother,
! Mrs. Frederick Knight, and one fourth
being st t aside for a charity fund.
A crowd of guests left July IS for
the Parker estate and others arc fol?
lowing dally The native feast of th
J.uau will begin to-morrow. rt will
be served in the open with all the
old-time Hawa'Ian delicacies. Carnival
Of outdoor sports, consisting of feats i
iof horsemanship and unio, ;e Hawaiian j
pastimes have been In progress for
the last week.
Atlanta, Go., .Inly S3,?F.ugenr II.
(.race, who ?vns mysteriously shot in
bis home In il.srlnslve resldenre
section of the city last March, mid
vt bo accuses bis wife, Mrs. Dulsy Ople
Grace, ol the crime, lias been sum?
moned :ni a witness m his wife's
trial, scheduled lo bruin m il Mon?
(?race now Is nt his mother's home
ni Ned Him. fia,, slowly recovering
from Hu- effects from the bullet
which lodged against his spinal col- '.
umn, causing partial paralysis, Mrs.
Grace, the ncrnscd wouiiin, formerly
of Philadelphia, in n statement to?
day, declared ihnt within ten days
she will be ii frer wninnn. she said
she was delighted thai the trial ;
wn? not nolle prossed, but that a i
jury it I have a chance to remove |
the stlgmn from her name.
The In lured man olinrues that his |
wife shot hint the night of March ft j
for the purpose of getting r 1,1 of I
him In uct possession of his lire In?
surance, amounting (a SS7,000. Mrs.
Grace, who bus Inrge properly In?
terests In the Quaker < Its. u>nles
the rhnrge, she has made counter?
charges, declaring Hint Grace knows
who shot !? ? tu. and Intimating thnt
another woman is Involved,
at His Wife's Trial
Chris. Manning, Jr.,
Passes Away After Ill?
ness of Six Weeks.
SERVED 11 YEARS
ON POLICE BOARD
While His Condition Was Re?
garded as Serious, Hope of Re?
covery Was Held Out Until
a Few Days Ago?Popu?
lar Among All Classes
Stricken in the midst of ? life of
public usefulness, nnd rich in private
friendships, police Commissioner Chris?
topher Manning, Jr., died nl 9:55
o'clock last night at his home. 110
North Twenty-sixth Street He had
been 111 about six weeks from a com;
pl'cation of troubles which speedily
assumed a threatening aspect At one
time 't seemed h? might recover, but
?within the past week his condition
grew so unfavorable that It was ap?
parent the end was near.
No arrangements have as vet been
made for the funeral services Rela?
tives from a distance have been noti?
fied, and their arrival will be awaited,
The personal popularity of the com?
missioner was shown Ivy the constant
Inquiries as to It's condition during
the weeks that have gone by since he
became ill. and by the general solici?
tude last night when his death was
announced. Loyalty to the men who
were his associates, whether In busi?
ness, politics or soc'al life, was tho
predominating eharacter'stlc of Mr.
Manning, and this trait will be long
Native ?i Richmond.
Chr'stopher Manning. .Ir.. was born
In Richmond on October IT. 1874, th?
son of Christopher Manning and
Bridget Manning. He was educated at
St. Peter's School. He then entered
tho plumbing establ'shment of his
father, and rrrew Into tin- business
which was his life's employment Iii.?
business efforts were uniformly suc?
cessful. Throughout his mature rears
he had been secretary' and treasurer
of the C. Manning Plumbing Company,
it IUI Rast Main Street
Early in life, Mr. Manning showed
a deep interest In politics and in tho
I problems of government. An ardent
Democrat, he gathered popularity as
a political leader In tho eastern part
of the city. He served as a member
of the City Democratic Committee. In
campaign times he could always bo
found a'dlng In getting out the party
vote, and his advice was always sought
In party councils.
In return. Mr. Manning's home peo?
ple in Jefferson Ward constantly of?
fered to elect him to the City Council,
but ho always declined the honor.
On Police Board,
In 1901 Mr. Manning was elected a
member of the Board of Police Cotu
m'sslonors. entering upon his duties In
July of that year. He had since served
continuously as the member from Jef
1 ferson Ward. Almost from the be
i ginning, ho made a record as an ag?
gressive official, advocating many rc
: forms and always urging the advance?
ment of the efficiency of the Police
I At his home last night, Chief of
Police Louis Werner, who arrived
i within a few minutes after the com?
missioner's death, said:
"Mr. Manning had n great many
'friends, and tho mutual greetings on
I tho streets were always Jovial. Rut
when the door closed behind the Po?
llen Hoard, he laid all private friend?
ships aside, and became the servant
of the public."
j The throe stat'Ons will be draped In
mourning and a special police detail
has been ordered to stand In front
I of the Manning residence until the
funeral is held.
I No proposition for the advancement
I of the Interests of the city made its
j appearance without receiving not only
the hearty Indorsement but the active
I support of Mr. Manning. He Identified
h'mself with every movement for civi(;
betterment. Whother it was the es
tens'on of publicly owned utilities, or
beaut'fleattou of public properties, or
enterpr'se* Intended to make Rich?
mond more important, he was always
ready to help.
Helped New Itallrna?,
At the time of his death he was an
active .-pint in the building of a rail?
road between Richmond and Tidewater,
and was a director in tli? Richmond
and Rappahannock River Railway,
which is under bond to extend tho
Seven Pines line to (Jrbanna.
[?'or several years Mr. Manning was
a member of Company F. First Vir?
ginia Infantry, and was much inter?
ested In military matters.
He married Miss Essie (irlnics, a,
daughter of Alderman John R. Grimes,
who survives him. He leaved also tv.o
brothers?II. B, Manning and J. V.
it was a m itter of comment iajst
night, that within a very few months
two young men of public spirit, de?
voted per.-ou.ii- friend*, should bavo
been taken from theli positions ef
public service by death. They a ro
Chris Manning and lohn I Lynch.
Ntn nti Olllv? Seeker
Mr. Mnnning probably had inora
personal friends than any hlan In Klclt
niod. They ' were not confined- to any
elass. White he was always active in
politics, he never sought public office
for (he remuneration fi offered, though
be served on tin POlico 'Soar 1 from
Jefferson Ward, n position which paid
no salary, and worked hard and dili?
gently to put the police department on
'an honest, business basis- Ye.irs ago
be was one of the leaders In tho Dem?
ocratic cause when the negro vote win
a dangerous factor service-! In
those Stirring times pro\ed hl* ?'..rtli,
and his absolute fearlessness in the
presence of danger thrilled and en?
couraged those who si.I with him >n
tho light to redeem the city nrtJ ?a\?
It from a political foe
But while he was taking " tivg
(Coutlnuvd, on. Third Pas? V A