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FIFTY-SIXTH YKAK.-XO. 109.
THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 21, 1907.
PRICK TWO CENTS.
JEROME SHOWS MO MERCY
FOR THE YOUNG MRS. THAW
Compels Her to Lay Bare
Further Details of
SHE WEEPS BITTERLY
District Attorney Denies He
Has Threatened to Procure
New York, Feb. 21. The climax of
sensationalism seemed to have heett
i ached in the Thaw trial lodav when
histrict Attorney .! roine continued to
lash Evelyn Xesbk Thaw in a pitiless
cross examina'ion. No see-ret of the
woman's past was too intimate tor the
district attorney to make her lay it
ha iv. He made her do it with tears
streaming down her checks.
Kepi I ct:il ioiio.
Her relations with White coirinuod
lor several months after the first even:
when she claimed to nave heen drug
ged. Mrs. Thaw declared in every in
stance she had heen plied with wine.
As the district attorney bared her re
lations with White Mrs. Thaw wept
Idllerly. Thaw sat with his face bur
ied in his hands.
lrovr riM-r Vt oiiii-i. Out.
Two newspaper women used to the
varying scenes of life left the court
Jerome wanted every detail. Mrs.
Thaw tearfully told ail. She said she
had informed Thaw of these experi
ences with White, hut had lorgo'ten to
r late them during her recent direct
Vpi'iikN ef TlirfitfN lit liiillcf.
Toward the close of the morning ses
sion I he-re; came a great surprise wli -:i
Delmas stated tlmats by the district
attorney to imlict Mrs. Thaw had heen
overheard in court, .drome denied air.
such statement had heen made in court.
That was as far as he would go.
1 1 ml 1 1 ft-n I ". xiu-fil.
Mrs. Thaw at this time had Ixin tem
porarily excused to allow .lerome to
tpifsiion .Vtorney Hai t ridge regarding
e.eriain of While's letters said to he in
his possession. Hai l ridge ih cliie d to
an-wer the ipiostions put to him on
the ground lie had bet n n tainou by
Mis. Thaw to protect her interests.
Will Mi Ti.iii.i-r..v.
The lna'ler was settled by .Judge
I'iizgerald announcing court would sir
lomorrow and S:'.turday lo acconimo
tla;e these witness) s. Kvelyn Ne.-diii
Thaw was then recalled.
Srrvcil teith Mi!iMM'ii:i.
Xew York. Feb. 21. liar; ridge was
this afit rnooii served with a subpoena
it-quiring the. production of White's
lefers. He saitl he would not comply.
Miiv u Tlll.i-Miiuil.
Xew York. Feb. 21. It deve lopt d to
day Howard Xesbit. Mrs. Thaw's broth
er, may not go on the witness stand as
witness for the prosecution, as had
"If I take the stand." said Xesbit, ' I
won't say anyrhing against my sifter.
I shall do everything I can for her. I
tion'i want people to look on me as one
who lias turned against his own flesh
miU liny mill 11 I tail'.
Xew York, Feb. 21. Jerome said
Mrs. Thaw's cross examination cannot
lie finished in less than a day and a
half. lie wanted the testimony of Dr.
Dtcniar and Dr. Bingaman to be taken
instead of waiting until later. He said
tin y were about to leave the state.
Kvelyn Xesbit Thaw was called when
court opined today.
Ti.lleliew llnw Spot.
Mrs. Thaw saitl after her lirst ex
perience with While the relations with
him coni intied for some time. Tears
came into her1 eyes, and her voico
trembled as Jerome continued to qnes
lioti her intimately about her relations
with White. One of tlie newspaper
women left the room.
Oft'rrM tit Stop TemiMiriirily,
She said the relations continued
against her will. She cried bitterly
Thaw hid his face in his hands as Jer
ome bitterly attacked his wife. Once
Jerome offered to suspend for a time,
but Delmas would no: consent.
ti I'll I Hi In Her Sr.
"Did you continue to believe all
women unchaste, as White told you.
H. C. PIERCE GOES TO
TEXAS AS PRISONER
Jefferson City, Mo., Feb. 21. Gover
nor Folk today honored a requisition
of the governor of Texas for H. Clay
Fierce, wanted in Texas on the charge
of making false affidavits.
; with Thaw
at hngih v
Thaw to the
f ndea vot ing
able root t ;
l (itiestioiicd the witness
".raiding iier visits with
"D. ad Hat" cafe in Pari.-.,
o sitow it was a qttesiim
hat there were dances of
diameter performed, au.l
that a. any demi-monde wtiv present."
Mis. Thaw's recollection of the vig
ils wi re very defective, hi r answer t
luo-.i of the interrogations being "!
don't ren. emij. i ."
Mriuiyr 'l" of Morals.
Jeioine questioned tile witness at
some length as lo whether she believ
ed, bt fore iier talk with Thaw in Paris,
that meietricious relations betv.tvn
men and women wt re wrong.
She said she knew they were intieii
catt . Milgar. and in bad tasle. but sir'
didn't fully recognize; it was wrou:;
until she weni to Paris.
I'nnly it:iiiMt- l-'oiiiitl tint.
Jerome asked ilie witness if it was
soieiy ill-cause of ti" occurrence v. ir'i
White or because sin- had been found
out that site refused Thaw.
"It was both logei in !'." answered tit'1
witness. "When Thaw proposed it
was the first piope.sal I ever had. mil
it struct; Me very seriou.-ly. It ail
"You feli a most heinous wrong had
he. n done you at the time of your rav
ishment S.-MV Ihf I. in 111.
"I didn't know anything about it a'
the time. Ail I lememlier is whm I
felt when I woke up. I didn't und-r
st:-.i:d what, had taken place."
U rule :it lli-iiinml of Mi.IIkt.
Jeioine fierce ly demanded Irom wit
ness the reason wliy she had wntt
to White fit. in !!ologn. Mrs. Tha
laised her voice as she replied:
"Because mv niothei- would uive n
no peace until I did it. She s;.id 1
was iingiu'e-ful lo While, and things
VniT l)eilil-il MiiIIht.
"Had yen any occasion to dotitu
the chastity t,f your own mother?"
"I never thought of my mojher ,u
that way." Mrs. Thaw stamped h :
!'ot. Mrs. Thaw said slu- could not
reniembi r having gone in a doci.)!'
wiih Jack Barrvieore.
Mure mi if elation tellli hile.
Mrs. Taaw saitl the relations with
White ceased afier January. I!ie2: that
the incichnts occurred usually after the
theater ovt r in Twenty-second and
Twenty-fourth suit's, and in the tow
er; that they were no: frequent, were
against her const n;. ami ihey were ac
compiished panly iiy violence an I
to t i:
a too free
Sue said she objected lo going
studio on 'In- lust occurrence.
t 'oiiiEti-llfil to t;o.
V did ou go then?" aked Jel-
"I had lo."
"Was your ino'her back then?"
"Hid she mei t you alter the thea
ter?" "Not that night."
"When you came 10 the theater that
nigiil. wi.tr did White do?"
"He did not conn- to the theater: he
wrote me. Hornet me afterwards."
"Why diil you go with him?"
"Hecaase lie insisted."
"And you did not want to go?"
"I wanted to go to supper."
Jeioine continued to press the wit
ness for details. He asked her why
she did not tell her mother of these oc
currences. "I was afraid. He made me sweir
never to tell her," replied the witness.
On the question of While's letter,
said to he in possession of Thaw's
counsel. Jero.-ne called Hart ridge to
the stand, Mrs. Tha w being temporarily
excused. Hartridge declined to answer
any questions regarding tht letters.
Ilrziril slit' Wiin to lie Imliett-il.
Delmas said he nad hear a report
Mrs. Thaw was to be indicted in this
case, and tins tnutted Hartridge to
withhold answers as her attorney. Jer
ome said no such statement had been
made, but did not deny its intent. Del
mas said Mrs. Thaw had retained coun
sel because of ihreats against, her
Tol of Sevt-rat Ini-lilciitM.
Mrs. Thaw, under close questioning.
told of several incidents with White
She said on each occasion she was
given much wine, and was much in
toxicated, but not drugged. On no oc
casion did she yield willingly. She
never told her rno'her. As to tae na
ture of the operation which was per
formed upon her while she was at
scluxil in New Jersev, witness said she
only knew what the doctors told her.
that it was, for appendicitis.
Imlc lay I mler Kir.
New York, Feb. 21. Kvelyn Nesbit
Thaw spent the entire day yesterday
under the fire of the disirict attorney's
cross examination in the Thaw murder
trial. Mr. Jerome's questions, while
searching and varied, did not appear
to bring out any admissions lhat at
present sctm damaging to the defend
The district attorney did succeed in
l Continued tn Tage Four.)
i:iuil you t ii 1 k t
"Yes. si i."
i s v wm
Tcvnorrow will he a national holiday
the hirth cf "the father of his country."
Illinois Legislators Would Reg
ulate Everything but Hu
IN NEW BILLS PRESENTED
Dual System of Prosecution to Reduce
ImpOitance of Grand Jury is
Knrillgii. Id. 111.. Feb. LM.- Dills to
amend and regulate everyt hiiig but hu-
j man nature came into both houses of
the legislature ye.-ieiday. In addition
I there wete a number .f importance, in
I eluding a ineasuie f.ir the regis-rat ion
of iiursi s. a hill for the lormation of
ja municipal employe-;' pension fund in
Chicago, and one proidmg for a duai
system of criminal pi tisecut ion. retain
ing the grand jury proct dure for spe
cial cases and using the process of fil
ing a bill of information as provided in
;he Wisconsin law. ,
lirst-M to Itc lt'Kilt-r-l.
The bill for the registration of nurses
was introduced in the senate by Sena
tor Clarke. It provides for the estab
lishmeir o! a board of examiners to
be appointed by the governor, which
shall hold examinations at bast twice
a year. It is provided that crtilicates
of registration shall be issued without
examination prior to V.Uu to nurses
who have lie; n graduated from 'rain
ing s -Hoots tieloic 'lull tiaio or wno
can ::.(( t certain speeiiied require
ments as to education, training, and
file measure also provides that cer
tificates may be issued afer lhat date
to nurses who receive a professional
training ami have experii lire in gen
eral hospitals. Penalties are provided
for fraudulent use of the :itle of regis
Representative McGoorty intro luct d
the bill providing for the dual system
of pros cut ion. He previously had in
tioduced a bill for the abolition of the
F A CHICAGO MILLIONAIRE
Chicago, F"b. 21. Louis risher.
agetl ilS, erne of the proprietors of iVi?
Harrison Art company, vas shot, to
death in his oiF.ce today. A fashion
ably dressed woman, who entered
Fisher's office and quarreled with
Fisher, was found in the room after
the shooting. ' She-was arrested, but
refused to give he-r name.
MAKES BID FOR JOB OF EVANGELIZING
THE WORLD AT $6,000,000 PER YEAR
Omaha, Feb. 21. At the intersyna-d-ieal
missionary conference of tho
Presbyterian church yesterday Robert
E. Speer, senior secretary of the board
of foreign missions, asked for the con
tract of evangelizing the world during
the lifetime of the present gent ratio-t.
Detailed estimates, he said, asrdjj.i
to the Presbyterian church lun.tii'Hi.diKi
people for evangelization.
in honor cf the 175th anniversary of
'-tand jury, but tins measure had met
! with so much opposition in the house
jjuditiaty rommince tha' it was appar
ent it could not he nassed.
tlYiTtN tin- ;rimtl .lory.
The pi est -r.t proposed compromise re
tains t he viand jury for special occa
sions wlnn the states attorney mav
r that an
inquiry. For o'her cases it is
d thai the pros cubing official
proceed by tiling information
the person accused.
iJepi eseiita I i ve Michael 1 laughert V .
a diinoerat Irom tia.li -simrg. introduced
a 1111 giving municipalities the author
ity to own and opt'ale public utilities
such ri's" rf TtTTiTi,.-. g;,s, ad tlecitic
light plants, ami heating and power
YESTERDAY IN CONGRESS
Washington. Feb. 1. Following is a
brief lesunie of the important proceed
ings in both houses of congress yester
day: M-: TK Til- s
to IJ. i.-j.-.-iv.l lie
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el" S. ...iter I ..,kil
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t he se(,:i 1 o-s j.r. s
si-;it S.-tKiti.r S-te.
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l.y a v..
t-l;t !- it tr
I t'l 1. 1
.11 :is .1
;oi : 1 1 to - ii. i !it . -n t v;s
that 1 w.t-t .Is nl'
I Mills! v. it.- t.t mi
ni tr.t.-i- t. ina ke the
i.l-.lt-l- i-tT.-i-, l .-. The Semite tin -II limit
up Seiialtti- A hli i. l liii.tiif i.-il hill, which
was . -1 . .-1 T . . i im- an Imur. when ail.iinirn
uit lit was i.iki-n em it t-vt niug. A! lie
liie.et session lie ii.ivm! an. I rivers ami
!i;ii It.'is a . propria 1 n n hilts were pass
t .1. ai'tl the st-naK- .ul iniirneil nr.iil to
IIIM'SK The postotliee aiprti.l ialion
hill v;ts passttl hy The house. Ail the
pi-ovisioTis relalin lo iiieri-ase.l pnynf-
l'eeli!l '" per eelll of the p.. still eni-
Itlevt-s were rtstiir.il In the hi!!. At
'i i". p. in. tile house adjourned until II
a. pi. totlav.
DETAILS OF HANGINGS
MUST NOT BE PUBLISHED
Minnesota Supreme Court Upholds Con
stitutionality of Law Restrict
Si. Paul. Minn.. Feb. 21 The su
preme tourt has handed down a deci
sion sustaining the constitutionality of
ilie state law which forbids publica
lion in newspapers of details of the
ing of criminals in this slate.
IAN IN OFFICE
The woman was Utter identified as
Mrs. Flora McDonald, wife of Michael
C." McDtmald. a former prominent
tlcv.:ociatic politician and a million
aire. Shortly after the identification -,f
Mrs. McDonald, the man who was
lulled was identified as Webster's.
Outrin. He also used the name oi
To accomplish this gigantic under
taking Spcer told the delegates from
the hundied presbyteries it would re
quire 4.(ino men arfll women mission
arics and $(;.m;0.0iu annually.
"Give us the workers and the
OfMi.non a year and we will -contract ir-
evangelize the Kmi.iiOO.imiO souls in
many years," he said.
money FOR river
Assured by Passage of Appro
priation Bill by United
HOUSE FIGURES INCREASED
Naval Bill Also Goes Through at Even
ing Session Details of Smoot
Washington, Feb. 21. The sena!-
at the night session last night passed
the naval and river and harbor appro-
prat ion bills. I lie former carries
$1u;i,727.S07 and the latter $92,72n.47.?.
All the coininiiice amendment to both
measures were agreed to. the only
amendments added to the naval bill
during iis consideration by ihe senaK)
increased by $2."iU,0hU ibe item for coal
il coal transportation and added
?i::u,uiiu for a power plant a! the Nor
folk navy yard.
During tile debate on the measure
Senator Stone said the navy used
about .".iMiu.liiiu pounds of powder an
nually, which costs 75 ctnis a pound.
and he thought ihe government could
manufacture it at about half that
I'oKlolllet Hill is I':imn-iI.
Washington, Feb. 21. The po: t office
apprupria'ion bill, ihe largest ever re
ported from the committee on post
offices and post roads, passed the
house yesterday. All the provisions
relating to increase pay affecting !m
per cent of the postal employes, which
Tuesday were stricken out on points of
order, were restored to the bill. This
action was accomplished by a rule pre
stnted by the committee cm rules af
ter the bill had been reported to the
house by the committee of the whole.
-! t.rillll'H KxtllllliKllt-ll.
Hy the terms of the amendments ro
por;ed from the committee on rules
sevt n grades of clerks are established
in firs! ami second class offices, witii
salaries ranging from Jtjuii to $1.2uu.
City letter carriers are divided into
live grades, with salaries ranging from
$iai0 to $1,100 the $70u salaries being
omitted. Railway mail clerks are di
vided into six grades below that of
chief clerk, salaries in each grade be
ing increased $loo and ranging from
$00 to $1.7o0. The maximum salary
of rural carriers is fixed at $Slo.
Iti-lu-r for lt:iilv:iy t l-rk.
An order was adopted directing the
insertion in the bill by the enrolling
clerks of the recommendations of the
postal commission relating to the re
adjustment of railway mail pay by t,.e
postmaster general, beginning July 1
Siuiml lull- 1 to 2S.
Washington. Feb. 21. The end of
ihe four years' s niggle to drive Heed
Smoot of Ctah out of the Cnited States
senate because he is a Mormon ended
at 1 o'clock yesterday afternoon, when
tile senate, by a vote ol -12 to 2S, de
cided he should retain .iis seat.
The Ciah senator sa' unmoved
through the final debate, in which his
conduct was alternately dt fended and
condemned. YVlien the voting began
he retired to the cloak room.
At tile conclusion of the voting there
was a rush of republican senators to
the cloak room to congratulate Mr.
Smoot. A large number of members
of the house followed, and the T'tah
senator's hands were shaken in hearty
fashion by the men who expressed
their admiration of his hearing in the
trying ordeal through which he hr.s
rinnl Voir in l)-t.-iil.
Of the 42 votes in favor of Mr. Smoot
three were cast by democrats. 'Hfcey
were Messrs. Blackburn. Clark of Mon
tana, and Daniel. Senator Teller was
paired in favor of Mr. Smoo'. Of th"
2S votes against' Mr. Smoot. nine were
republicans. They were Messrs. Hur
rows, Clapp. Dt Pont. Hale, Han-
lelie, ami Smith.
Kittrodge, La Fol-
FRUIT STEAMER IS
RAMMED AND SUNK
Seven Coal Passers Lose Lives in Col
lision of Boats on Mississippi
At New Orleans.
New Orleans. Feb. 21. The French
cruiser Kleber last night rammed and
i - .i ... : r i .. . . i ,
Miiuv i ne -Miit iie-an iriui steamer iiti-i
goina. in the Mississippi river just off
the center of the city. Captain Iews
ot tne liugoma said seven .coal pass
ers and Jiremcn. most ef them Japan
ese, had been drowned on his vesse'.
The cruiser was slightly damaged.
EMPLOYES GET A RAISE
Postal Telegraph Company Makes
Statement of 10 Per Cent Advance.
New York. Feb. 21. Clarence If.
Mackay, president of the Postal Tele
graph Cable company, made the fo!
lowing announcement yesterday after
neon: "Statements heretofore mad-
as to the anmunt of increases in sal
aries which would be made bv the
Postal Telegraph company have beeu
s entirely unauthorized. The matter,
wijs passed upon officially by this com
BUT ONE SAVED OUT OF 141
ABOARD MAIL STEAMSHIP
pany today, however, and it. was order
id that tht salaries of all operators,
traffic chief, wire chief, assistant chief
operators, chief operators, and manag
ers be increased. 10 per cent, and tint
this increase shall apply not only 'o
the principal "offices, but to all the of
ficers of the company in the Unite.)
WAR NO! DECLARED
Nicaragua and Honduras Fight
Without Any Formal
SO ROOT IS INFORMED
Reports Indicate Over
in the Initial
30 Were Killed
Washington. Feb. 21. According lo
Ambassador Creel of .Mexico, and
Ministtr Conic of Nicaragua, both of
whom today saw Secretary Hoot,
neither Nicaragua nor Honduras has
declare! war against ihe other.
Ilfluet i A lllioiiiiefiiifiit.
City of Mexico, Ft b. 21. First As
sistant Secretary of Suite Algara yes
terday afternoon requested the Asso
ciated Press in make the following an
"A le'.egiam has be-n receiver b
President Diaz from ihe presitit in ol
ii i ;. .1 , t- i ..-.! i. .1...
alternoon of the 1Mb th. forces of I
Vi ... ,., 1 It 1 I,. J
border and a fight ensued. He charac
terizes the encounter as a small affair.!
The place where the battle occurred.'
number of killed and wounded, and
other tit taiis are not given . The pres
ident of Honduras declared the Nicar
aguans were defeated and compelled
it is believed ill Mexico City the tel
egram from President- Bonilla of Hon
duras to Prtsidtnt Diaz is tantamount
to lion-accepiance of ihe offices of Mex
ico and ll.e I niietl States, and war be
tween Hoiiduias and Nicaragua is now
San Salvador. Republic of Salvador.
Feb. 21. Dispatches received by Seiior
Davila. representative of Honduras
i nere. sav uie .Mcarairiian arniv invade!
Honduras territory a' Portillo Del Ks
pino and that after t wo hours of figlr
ing Ihe invading forces were complete-
lly defeated, leaving 27 men killed and
many wounded on the field. Dosses of
j the Hondurans are said to have been
Proclamaiions establishing a provis -
ional government m Honduras were,
captured by Honduran troops. They
were signed by Maximo P.osales. Mi
quel Otpieli Rustillo. ami Ignacio Cas
tro. These men are prominent Hon
duran revolutionists who are now serv
ing with the forces of President Xe
laya of Nicaragua.
UNWRITTEN LAW IS
Sensational Trial Expected in the Case
of Philip and James
Culpepper, Va., Feb. 21. Philip and
James Strothers, brothers, were placed
on trial totlay e-harued with the mur
der of their brother in-law, William W.
Hywaters. Dec. l." last., within a few
hours after lie bad been tnarrie-d to
their sister Viola. The "unwritten law
will be- the elefeiiso. The trial promises
to be very sensational.
BIG DOCKS FORMALLY OPENED
Prince of Wales Leads in Ceremonies
at Oevenport, England.
Dcvcnport. Eng., Feb. 21. The great
new Keyham docks, which complete
the important naval dock yards scheme
ef I lie British e-mpire. were ttpened to
day by the Prince e.f Wales with con
INCREASES ITS CAPITAL
Watertown Interurban Company Will
Have $200,000 Stock.
Springfield. 111., Feb. 2L ( Argus Spe
cial.l The Moline. East Moline & Ya
teriown Railway company certified to
the secretary ef state totlay to an in
crease. of capital stejek from $125,000 to
Bryces Arrive at New York.
New ork. Feb. 21. James Bryee
the new British ambassador, and Mrs
Bryce, landed today, and left immedi
ately for Washington.
Ex-Attorney General Dead.
Buffalo. N. v., Feb. 21. John Cun
neen former attorney general of the
- state, eiie! teielay.
Disastrous Wreck of Ber
lin on the Coast
BLOWN UPON A REEF
Pounded in Two by Waves
Few Survivors Still Cling
to Part of Vessel.
London, Feb. 21. The Rotterdam
mail steamer lierlin, from Kngland
with 141 passengers and crew, was
wrecked off ihe Hook of Holland, at
the nuance of the liver Maase, lean
ing to Rotterdam, shortly before 0 ibis
morning, and with one exception all
(tilt- lilowintr Inwliore.
A terrific southwesterly gale was
blowing right inshore and drove the
steamer in a sandbank close to the
northern jetty as it was trying to
liter the new waterway.
Heavy seas quickly pounded the
vessel to pieces. It broke in two. the
forward part sinking immediately, while
the doomed passengers and crew could
be seen for a brief space of time flus
tered on tne after part. Then the af
ter pan slipped off the ledge and dis-
appeared in the mountainous waves,
,-h vt ll.-ll.leN...
Life boats were promptly put out to
the assistance of the Berlin, but the
violence of the gale made it impossi
ble to approach the wreck, and the help
less would-be life savers saw the steam
er break up and the crew and passen
gers waslitd away without being able
to rentier the slightest assistance.
Hut line Man Saved.
One man. an Englishman, was saved
Already 25 bodies have been washed
ashore. The agents of the vessel at
Rotterdam, while not positive, oelieve
the Ib.-ilin carried 12u passengers anil
Among those drowned are If mem
bers of the chorus of a tlerman eipera
company who lunf just concluded a
season at Convent garden. Arthur Her
bel t, one etf.the king's messengers. wh.
was journeying to the cemtiiient, was
M:niy l-'ii-Mt Iihm P:iMiMnuirM.
It is said there were more first class
than second class passengers aboard
the vessel, most of them be ing eom-
nercia men or persons having profes-
; sional busint
engagements on the
lse inhabitants eif the
ontnieiit going home' from business
rips to (.reat Hritain. Much diflicul'v
s being experienced in obtaining the
ames of the passengers. Members of
no crew were meistly Kiiglishmen, from
titer 1'iirt Mill on l.niul.
Hook of Holland. Feb. 21. The after
pan of ihe wrecked steamer lierlin did
liyt slip into deep water, as at firs. re
ported. bu; see;ns to be firnilv imbed-
in the sandbank. There are still
few persons on board clinging to the
vreckage. It is honed it mav be nos.
iblo to effect their rescue at low tid
nn- Shut Off Vlrw.
During the high water, at the height
of the sitirm. waves shut off all view
of the wreck, which led to the lwiif
no trace of the lierlin had been left
The only person who succee-ded in
reaching shore is Cantain Parkpsttm .f
Selfast. Ireland. Hs is now in a high
fever as a result of his exne-riencp
Chosen at Chicaao to Succeed Lat
President Harper Acted in
Chicago. Feb. 21. Harry Pratt Jud
on. who has been acting head of the
Cniversiiy of Chicago for over a year
since the de-ath of President William
Kainey Harper, was elected to the
presidency yesterday by a unanimous
vote eif the board of trustees. Presi
dent Judson's election was not unex
pected by those conversant with the
affairs of the institution, as it had
been rumored frequently for several
months that he would be the perma
nent successor of Dr. Harrier, with
whom he was associated closely from
the opening of the university until the
death of Dr. Harper, Jan. 10, 190G.
Madison, Wis.. Feb. 21. The senate
today concurred in the assembly reso
lutiem calling on the president to hold
a special session of congress lor
revision of the luri,Ti