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WOULD TAKE APPOINTMENTS
OUT OF HANDS OF PRESIDENT
As to the Proposition to Pension
Postmasters, President Declaies
That Proper Pay for Services
Would Do Away With
Necessity for Bounty.
It I C II MOM?, V \. Special_
That before the dose of l_a
I'ostmauter?' convention in this
?ii> a petition frot?i '?o per ?'?'lit.
?>i the .">.?,immi postumster? of ??ti?s
ami towns of tbe United States
ti^kim; that ?ho presidential sp
poiiiuiicut of postumsten be don?*
a \a> with, ami ihat they be ?in
ployed iimter th?' ?-i\il aervice sys
t< in. would he placed in tin*
hands ul the Postmaster C?eneral
to it?> submitted bj him to the
I'ic-iiieui when definite action on
his part will be earnestly ui
b) ilie legislative committee of
the league, was the declaration
of President Charles ? >. Harry, of
Walker, la.. In ids annual address
lid- morning before the ninth
annual convention of the National
l.ca_.u ?? m I N?*<t masters of the
I nil. -. whiih i^ in session
at ?'"? Rlclimotal Hotel Imr?-.
??'I'll?* use and abuse of the ap?
pointive power of th?* ".real postal
department that is made such a
prondnent feature by tbe news?
papers each year, lias caused
many to view the postal system
will? dl .-aid President
"iTeshh'iit Taft and Postmaster
tacueral llltchcts _, who bave been
? ouipciicii to spend nearly one
naif of their time in deciding the
merits of tliese ? use**, ate heartily
in favor of (la* extension of < i\ il
MTi Ice. Their recommendations
on ?iii- subject Imve received tli?*
favorable comment of both the
and th?* public"
1 "OR ill?; uuoo OP Ml.
That the change would work
great and manifest good t?? the
postal system in* asserted with
"tivii services*1 ho said, "will
do more to rid th?* department of
incompetent help ami p?a? e it
upon a business Imis?s than anj one
tl?ng that could be done. What
an Inspiration this would be to
postmasters here today with inch
a, program before them if they
knew Huir future tenure Of Olli? ?*
depended upon their making good
in i Iu* scrv lee!
"Some congressmen will t?-11
you." he continued, "that t?> give
up these appointments would Ik*
lu?.- cutting loose from a w?*ii
? idcii machine, hut I am sur?' no
good congressman needs this help
ami certain!) no poor one should
have it. The truth of the mat?
ter i>< many a good COnglCBSBSBU
has been pat oui of business on
account of his Inability i<> satisfy
all of Ids friends, and as only on?*
place can receive the plum the
others get even bj taking the con?
gressman's scalp sooner or later.**
Th?- practicability of the proi>o
siiion bad airead] been proved, be
'?snnii' three years ami trn
montha ami." he declared, "tin*
league ntadc it possible for tin*
?i\i! service to be extended to the
fourteen States north of the Oblo
ami casi of ill?* Mississippi River.
Tin- anecaas of thi< nmvemeiit lias
Im-4-ii pleasing to both the depart?
ment and the public, and even tho
coagnrasasaa feel relieved ?>f a
-.??ou- and aftaasei fatal job or
-?le? i in-; soiiu-oim- of a doaon or
more of tlieir friends to fill every
little office in the country.**
AS TO IM \S|i >\--.
Speaking of the pension ->i^
tem. be -aid thai If the Govern
im nt employ?- were In the fu?
ture ?;iv?-ii a -alary in k? ? pirn;
wilh their po-ilion- and ?m an
equnlit] with otls r vocations, and
a little encouragement to lav up
for rainy day, a pen-ion system
would never be needed.
The iir-i -?---ion of the conven?
tion opened tin- morning al D?
o'clock, when after the enroll?
ment of delegates and visitors,
the meeting was called to order
by I'rc-iileni I tarry, who presided.
There were upward of SOU dele
it. iii- expected tliat
before the convention comes t?i :i
elose there will be nearly I.O00
delegates in nttemiance, us they
pouring In from all
parts of the country.
tullowliig the president's call
to order the entire convention
rose and sat
which tin- lt?-v. I.. T. Wilson,
Grace street Baptist
Church, delivered the Invocation
The principal ?nidios of welcome
was delivered by Governor .Maun,
who -poke happily and gave the
delegates a warm nektmif on 1h
balf Of the Slat,-.
\t tbe conclusion of ins address1
Mr. YY. il. Adams, president of
the Board of Aldermen, was In?
troduced and welcomed the dele?
gates on In-half of the city in the
absence ?>f Mayor Ainslic, who
i- detained out of tho city. After
hearing the addressee of the
ruing am! recclvhig a number
of reports th?- convention took an
adjournment at 12 o'clock until
I :.',o o'clock this at ici noon.
Tonight the delegates -will
make a moonlight excursion
down the .lame- Kiver on the
steamer l'ixnhoiit.'t-. ?Music ami
refreshments will be feature-.
The steamer will leave the Old
Dominion thick at 8:30 o'clock.
th- next session of the conven?
tion will i??- at u o'clock tomor?
A feature of the convention.
Which is b?uh unique and instruc?
tive, i- the complete miniature
postOffice which has been in
-tallcd in th?- Richmond Hotel
and which i- equipped with all
the latest appliances of nn up-to
date postofricc. This feature is
typecaV of what has been put
forth by science for the conven?
ient handling of the mail-, it is
Intended to show postmasters
tin- operation and practicability
of the best postoffice equipment.
The exhibition is furnished by
one of tin- largest postal supply
houses in the country.
All postmasters of the second,
third and fourth ?la?es are cli-i
bte to membership in th?- league,
which lia-, now inure than 20,000
member-. Il i- thought that n
large addition to the membership
will In- made nt tin- convention
when tin- result of a campaign
tor this parp?se that the league
has been conducting is made
NEWS OE HORSES
(dMMIvrs UN Till: STAP.I.ION
RlXilSTRATION LAW HI IN?.
AG1TATK1) IN \ IRGIXI.V
(11) \V. J. tarter.)
Elastic provisto rdlng llcens
stallions seem to prevail In the
w hich re?
cently beeumc op. 11 ?'..nada, as
in th?' ol.br parts of thi do
i>nly pure bred stallions, with
th?- proper conformation and sound
ma j lc offered tor public ser?
in other ondi
radleullj different prevail in the
newly Bettled sections in th? latter,
and even i"i others adjoining, there
ai', not enough Mallions of any sort
be hoi, though in Canad'a, as in
this country, there are provincea ami
States in whi.h various breeds of the
most highlj approved live stock have
uniformly produced tor generations,
and in such th.- pure bred male is
within easy reach and generously pat?
ronised bj all Intelligent breeders.
it seems, however, that the great
eat advantage to be obtained by the
enact m. m of laws enforcing th? use
of pure bred and sound stallions is to
banish from public use the cheap cross
road's stallion, oftentimes an unde?
sirable, ill shaped brute, whose blood
is pretty sure to prove a deterrent,
r.ith.-r than a refining, factor. Xo
pure bred stallion law exists in Vir?
ginia, though the question is being
sharp!) agitated ami such an enact?
ment s.ciiis likely to be passed by tbe
Legislature at no ?listant period. In
Nebraska, however, such a law was
passed ami commenting on it, that
bright and interesting writer, Charles
H. QelO, ol Des Moines, says in the
1 torse Review :
h.- Nebraska stallion registration
law, over which there has ben much
contention since its enactment a few
years mm. and which, like those in
.sonic ?if the other States, Seen,
serve more along th.- line of creating
a chance for hungry politicians and
Inefficient veterinarians to grab off
sonic lucrative fee?, has been declared
unconstitutional in a lower trial court
of that State. A temporary injunc?
tion has been made permanent on
that ground. The Inspectors ami
board members, it is allege?-, were
acting in an executive capacity with?
out constitutional right, quite like as?
sumptive politicians. It ?s said that
an appeal will be taken to the State
An old-fashioned barbecue, served
in open air i>\ Joseph Laaitteras :
at Qlenlea farm on Friday last, wa?
attended by fifty or more bus
men, professional men and horsemen.
Three choice shoats ami eoinbi'.id
iii pones, with raw tomatoes an a aide
dish, toi und the tempting menu and
very appetising, too, the layout was.
About ;: o'clock iu the afternoon Mr.
bay stallion, Petaurlst,
2:29 '., . by Peter the Great, l'.
?lam Telka, by Alion, 2:0'
brought on the half-mile training
;?ack at Glenlea, and worked an easy
half in nii-i. Three of his get were
also shown and made a moat Impres
appearance. Lucard, chestnut
out 01 M Bell, 5y
.Mes-. ' . Edna Goodrich, bay filly,
.1. and a yearling
chestnut filly ont Ol a 111:110 by Rob?
ert Hansom, L': _'*. >?',., , were brushed
through the stretches.
.1. T. Temple, who has been quar?
tered at the State Pair Qrounds track
with a stable of runners, shipped to
noke this wok. where several of
his horses will start, after which he
will rae. at the Lynchburg, Richmond
ami Petersburg meetings Temple's
string im ludes the veteran Billy
Hibhs, brown gelding by Fathorleaa;
Takhalra, chestnut gelding, 1'., by
plaudit, dam LUC. ?llitt.is; fodder.
bay gelding, .*?, by Blltson, dan Mari?
etta; ?'.icctinian, chestnut gelding, 2.
by Oreenwsys Best, and Balancer,
the fon 1 -3 ear-old (brown gelding, by
(landspring. 'Billy llibbs shows the
weight of years, but Temple thinks
that the old awayback will at i
pick up winter oats. Takahira worked
threo-fourtha of a mil? In 1:15 a few
days since, which Indicates Dis pres?
ent form. J. il. Cotman and Colum?
bus J ? ? ? i : : 11 ? are Interested in the sta
i will probably attend the
meetings at which the horses start.
The Virginia bred horses, Rlngllng,
bav, filly, _'. by Path? dam
NI none, by Bolus, and El Mart, chest?
nut gelding, I. by the same sire, but
out of Network by Bon, son of Bolus,
lii\ e bt ? ners at the
Havre ?if Grace meeting. El Bart
won ? ili mili s
In 2: (tingling was firsl In two
each in 1 :01
and 1:00 1-5. Idle Michael, chestnut
Keldlng, i, by Potentate, dam Bonnie
Lizzie II.. won a handicap steeple?
chase, ?iistar.ee. about two miles, at
Montreal. He tarried 145 pounds and
did the distance In 1:16. Idle Mich:,el
Is a product of the AftongTeen stud.
PENSACOLA, FLA? Special.?
That a bank employe substituted ?
package containing $5,000 for one sup?
posed to contain $71,000 is tin- belie!
of detectives investigating the all<
disappearance of $70,000 from an ex?
press car on tho Louisville and Nash?
They think that the money wag
never s?-nt by express at all. Officials
of the Southern Express Company are
aiding the detective! in their work.
ON STATE MAEITIA
SOLDIERS RETURN FIRE OP GOAL
( MMH.KSTOX, W. Y A. Special.
An attack was made on the Slate
troops in the coal lields near M nek
low. A parti of tuiliers stealing
alontr ?the hillside, when told to
liait, aponed lire. This was re?
turned by the troops.
Several persons arc believed to
have been tat.illy wounded, al?
though none of me soldiers was
Telephone :.ml telegraph con?
nection between thin ,-ity and
I'aint Creek ha:, been cut ami it
i- Impossible to learn itu- situa?
The failure of the State con?
ference here tt? perl? ? I an or?
ganization and discuss remedial
legislation is causing unrest In the
district ami the martial law dis?
trict will likelj be extneded.
Brigadier General C. 1>. Elliott
today pal Into effect a general
order dividing the martial law
/u:io int?i two districts in order
to maintain a closer guard.
STEWARD AND BELL BOY
ENGAGE IN PISTOL DUEL
BRISfTOl .. \A I.? The din?
ing room Of Mote! Bristol, S fash?
ionable new hotel here, was the scene
of a shooting soon after the doors had
been thrown open for breakfast Bun
day morning. Harry Brady, steward
of the hotel, shot Robert Weaver, a
nemo bellboy, who came lure frorh
Ashevlile. Tin- boy, it i- said', bad
attacked Brady With a bottle.
Brady was arrested and locked op.
He claims self-defense, but negro ser?
vante dollar?- he was the SggTet
and shot Weaver apparently without
Justification. Brady has retained'
THE GRIZZLY BEAR
DANCE IS EATJfc
( HK \t.ti. special. Sk'ttiunil
YOUI d.Mii-, in |h?' count \
hospital today because he ibmced
tbe ?<.ri//l.\ llnir.' Hi- fe.it Mafl
perfornled at ? Polish -?>, |
I'oilccmaii Wdbttsh ordered
him to stop, lie continue?) until
he was expelled from ibe hall, v
few lldnutes later, with hup
do/en friends, be reap|M*Mr*cil.
SUN a Habt. In a siru:grtc
w.ih V.'cilm-h YoutlgvUl ? is kIm>|
I IwoUgfa thi' hi .id
TOBACCO CROP SHORT
HY\( HBURG, V I
The report of the
the 1er. lit pi
I that th
MRS. REESE FOUNT
DEAI! IN HER BED
B ?TIMORE, MD.- - g
Taylor, was :
on the fl
111 the \V. tit We'
been ;l natural ?
suit of an ,k . idem ?? '
down by some om
ition will pi
cording t>> Janitor
had been in h? r apa i".
If ANTED IN POYTHATAX,
CAUGHT IN KKIIMOM)
RICH _ O X H. VA 5]
Joseph Sei i
said to be wanted in > '
for an alleged ?run Inal asaull
a seventeen-year-old ?
captured,' lu Henrico county S
afternoon by i > ? ? At?
kinson and Helton, and v. | in
tin- first Police Station.
in Police Court tins morning the
healing was continued until Sept?
be!' Mil. Ill the 11U antiine. t i
batan authorities will be ad"
the negro's appn h< nsion an..
Scruggs was arrested on request
the Commonwealth's Attori
PRESIDENT TAFT IS
BACK AT CAPITAL
WASHINGTON, D. C.
lin. his Bist
Thomas !.. Rh de.
The Pre? train
by Carml Thomp
retary, and went Con
etally opened th ? 'on
Owing to tin
ption at the w
moon Is !.?
eeption it? the I the
to the national i
National Knian? M
NOT HEED PROTEST
OF COSTA RICANS
WASHINGTON', 1). (. Special.
The protest of 100 Costa Kit an
against the maintaining of a
tore?- of American marines in
Nicaragua, to put down th?
MenJsta revolt, will have no ef?
fect ii'miii the polies of the State
This was announced hero to?
day following a ??implen- study
of the document bj government
officials and conferences with the
Costa Hitan legation concerning
the personalst) of the signers of
i? was discovered that s. Juan
Irias, tht* principal power behind
tht- note, has been intimately as?
sociated with ?-very revolution of
note in Central America within
the past quarter of a century and
is know ii as "the worst bad man
in Latin America."
Aadotfo Espinosa, Uejandro
Bermadea, Alc?o lissera sad the
oilier signers of the ultimatum
which threaten a Central Ameri?
can ?inthreak against "United
suites aggression." arc reported
tt) he Of like caliber.
Even if Ihi- noie came directly
front the government of Costa
Rica, said siate Department of?
ficials today, the I nil.il Stales
could not possibly comply with il
as long ?e American and foreign
citizens are in danser In Nicara?
gua and United stale- marines
Will he kept in thai country until
the last vestige of the r?-v?>it has
disappeared and probably until
after the next elections.
BORN TO VANDERBIET
I Alfred G-. Vaivierbilt's Wife Gives
Birth to a Son and
LONDON. Special. -Friends ?>?'
.Ifred <.. \ au ii" .; in .
were notified loduj that 1 ? i ?? ?on
and heir, born on a hon?*C boat
on th?' Thames, was thrh
??I that the mother u;
wed. The child i- heir to a I r
tune ol" more than $?0.000.000.
The ln?v wns ls>rn yesterday.
Tiie Vandcrbllts have in*?'n
spending ih<* last three week* iu
their Itoiiscboat near liCtchworth,
Surrey, and three doctor- from
London hare been at the rlllage.
Alfred Gwynne Vsndcrblli mar?
rtcd Mrs. Margaret Emerson >!<?
Kim, former wife of Dr. Smith
Hofllns McKtm, at Reigate, a
small town iu Surrey, twenty -live
inib's from l oiid.ui. on December
17, UM I. Both had been pre\i
OBsly married and divorced.
>tr. Vandcrbllt's lirsi wife was
Miss Ellen French, daughter of
Francis Ormand French, who was
better Known in s?xl?*ty a.s Elsie
ss ii oi.'i:\. C s: ?EM
court s il. WH
- II. Will
:n January, 191 l.
Wilson's lawful Wlf(
arrled In London on May
8, 1909, in the p Ufred G
Vanderbilt, < raig Wadsworth and Va
PLUNGE TO DEATH
BERLIN, special. The total list
<'t N.iiiui- e: saiittars n\ luit.in Mrasi
???relied t?i?in> i,\ * it ?- ?i?-i:ih ?ir tw.?
I. ei inn ii uriii? Hots ?>li<? ? rro
?]::-lli'<l lu ?le-1 ruel ion wlii|?> i.ljik
Ina h in^ii? in 11 lion-.; ' 11,.
itui'i vlrtlniH were lleuteaaata *f
id?- i it ? ?-*- r ? --? i ii'iiiu rsrssi \t tin
?il III?- Ii ??itleul lln-J ?
iMmb a PIsM t?< llerlla.
1 Im- im i> l!i?- iii??iio|ibiii<*
????lit wiuii:; ?\ lii!e id?? men w t r?
::lioul SOS l.i I <i? tin inr a?s?l |lu
li.iielili.e liluiiui-il to ear I Ii.
HIS LAST DAY (ii LIFE
IN THE DEATH HOUSE
CONDEMNED M \N PATE
IETL??II i HA
PIN \i. i ; l.i..
the murder ?
In their Somervllle home.
.l-niian has seen hla . ? nta
and his two : ?r the last time,
a? it wai I since their visit on
Saturday thai he would break down
it' they ? in, for s bat w ould
a prearranged final farewell. The
man may see ids brother,
Elmer, once more.
Most of his time was
in talking and reading with <:. Leon?
ard McNeil, the Christian Science
reader, who is his spiritual adviser.
NEW YORK? Special.?A myt
Involving a supposed double suicide Of
a man and a woman on boar?! the
Hudson River packet, Adirondack,
was partially cleared up today win n
Officials Of the People's Line, owners
of the steamer, declared that the man
in tin- case, W. M. Donzin, of YTonkeru,
N. v., had been found, although they
had not yet secured any trace of the
Donzin did not take his ba
when he left the boat al Al
the trip from New York city. He
had engaged n stateroom for the re?
turn trip and thought his- bagi
would b< board. When stew?
ards found the I ?hey came to
the conclusion that the mar, had l<
The woman Is Miss Wilhelmina
Had low, aged twenty-four, of thi>
city, who waa one ol a party of ex
1 ! for !
Sin mysteriously disappeared from
tat between her.
MAKE WATER HAUL
MTIKM.IVt ' !:l\ I' ?- I SED
Ol'l \ POST! >? i i< ?: s Ml.
LYXCHB I \
i'!i. und t ?bio
w Indow on the floor
The robbers were evidently fright?
ened' awaj by the explosion, for tl
nothing. This is the third rob?
ot this store in three yearn
Women have progressed so much in
the last t S that th.
do everything that a man can dO ex?
cept drive a nail ami Sing I
BOYS CORN CLUBS
FEATURE OF FAIR
GOVERNOR Wit M\V??K TO Wi:i.
( ii\li: lOCM-STl US l?t RING
GREAI FAIR l\IIK.
r 7th. They will -
them, and th?
NE?B0 FIEND MUST
RICHARD T. t.H IRL.ES TO CHAIR
HI < J MilKit fl I II COR AT
I \< KING MISS Itot s| .
t i ally
? y the
; with i
Their visit i taking
lung women. It was decid
stay the pi ra rn Henrlco coun
r to allow
raver charge in Hanover i
. nusual bru
? intry in
crime for several days in the h<
pul on the trail of the i
laib.l to ( MISS
REOPEN THE CASE
OF MARY TERRELL
WASHINGTON, D. t- Special.?
ll! r?s|Hi a ?lema ml ? rout
numerous Irlsh-Amcricnn socie?
ties ami publications, secretary
of Commerce and Labor Nagel
tods ted rco|tcn the
?a-?- Of Mary Terrell, an Irish
ordered deported last month
uise it was coii-i.lcrcil she was
likel) to become a public dial
The young wo'uaii i- the moth
? r of a child and asserts .?he was
driven from Qucenstown on that
account, she intended t>? _.<? to
n*latlvcs in 1 les when she
wa? detained at lulls Island and
s.tarj Nagel will make an
Inqillrj SS to whether her Los
Angeles relatives arc willing to
receive her, and, If they consent.
will permit her to stay in tit
NEW REVOLUTION IN
CRINA IS EEARED
I RAD OF CHINESE CITA' FORCE
|i. FIES Till. t.<?\ I i:\ MINT.
HELP IS ASM I).
UASHINGTOX, ?Special.?- John
Fowler, American consul at FOO ("how.
?nina, today cabled the State ivpart
nietn that a large number of Ameri
- in that city arc In danger of
their lives because of an incipient
revolt started by the chief of police,
? has defied the authority of the
ram? nt and has threat
cued to destroy the city In ?ase !,
\ large fore,, of Federal soldiers
1. s been dispatch. .1 from lVkin to
?'how. Sharp fightil ticl
I within a short time and all
foreigners have been warned' to gather
n their own legations and help
lect them from attacks of the na
;lso reports that
it unrest In the country
? ind Foo ? 'how a ml I
in in tb:s ?
BABY hit KID FOKTTXE V
BINON VN IHN. V \. Special.
Fifteen Im ml red dollars, the
irs of John
kiel < nrrlage bj
the man'-, restless child foda> an I
I on the < ley streets.
Ci ?I ar?
fo build his hop and
- wile lo the bank t >
ip money. ? hi the i
homi i be in ?ncj w as :.>-t.
-ms Is Pu?lcd.
to bis mouth with a bowl of
\iter the pped
i ;>? fully, I
; the turtle appi 'y.
?'What's the matt.r, I
? * ' in.
nuffin*. \ii ? as jest
her Ah had beca bit
It's better to 1 l than
to b i\ c flirted at all. \ v
NOLAN MAY RESIGN SERVICE IN
PREFERENCE TO BEING DROPPED
W 1SHI50T0X, I?. C? Special,
Ifaj ally an
?tointrd secretary t?> the ti
il ranima aie' ? I
iorfc cown or s
lion, called on Aeting
Wilson, aeconipanledhj hl
mission to the tlcpu (Continued on Fourth Pa
endeavor to ?ml out
id is?-retIon In New
Im* na? arrested
p him in.m
PANIC CAUSED BY
NEW YORK.? Special.
William Meli lar.
- w ? f.- injured In th ment
which follow? ti. i shot
a mob which startet] in
pursuit ol Mi Inernj
. ?" the hospital.
Mclm r ed when
hi broke I rom thi ivea who
had him in chai
: on top
, who 1
under the \< in
'. his br
te w indow and i
THINK THEY HAVE
NO RELIGIOUS GARB
IN INDIAN SCHOOLS
WASHINGTON, D. C? Special.?
Secretary Fisher's action last Januars
In revoking the order of former In?
dian Commissioner Valentine, barring
religious garb or Inaignia from gov
ernment Indian schools, was upheld
by Preaident Taft In an order made
public yesterday. The decision of tht
Preaident is that teachers now
ployed In Indian schools may continue
to wear the garb of their religl
orders; but the privileg is denied to
any persons thereal ring the
service. This ruling will enable thi
government to fulfill its ob
tin- President says, to the teachers
who were taken into the government
service when religious schools \
taken over ! ' io
st it im .
The President's ruling la the fl
? tl the Interior i with
I 11 I a
pointed out tbnl
'? Covi ruinent con
HIEF COUNSEL FOR WATERS
PIERCE OIL COMPANY I?
W YNTED AT CAPITAL.
NEW TORK?? Special.? Sam.
uci I'ntcrmyer, chlcl counsel for
the Waters-Pierce Company in
it- warfare with the Standard Oil
Company, has been summoned t<?
Washington for an important
conference believed to r?'iat?' to
the reopening of the case against
th?- trust, whieh ?^ accused ?if
violating the Supreme Court's de?
cree nrderiug it-- dissolution.
The (Uspatdi calling him to
Washington was received hate
Saturday, but 11? i- dad not h?>
conic known until today, when
tin* h? ariu'r ?>t the Watcrs-Pl
..<-?? in this city was resumed.
It was said thai Mr. unter?
er, while in Washington, would
???infer wPh officials <d' the De?
ment of Justice on both the
nil ?a-?- and the money trust ?n
Wisdom of the Serpent.
pa p?. r .?
CRIMINALS PUT ON
NEW YORK POLICE FORCE
\K\V YOKK.? S|?eehtl.
erets back oi ibu appointment i ?
th?- police force of thirty-seven
alleged perjurers, some of them
\". ith criminal records, are to be
laid bar?' hv the aldcriuanie po?
lice graft investigating conunit
Two of the witnesses subpoe?
naed to t?.?lit \ ;?M?a> were dames
Creelman. president of tlu* Ma
nlcipal Civil Service Commission,
which placed the alleged perjurers
upon the ebgible lists, and District
Attornej .lames ?.'. Cropsey, of
Kings county, who resigned the
post off |x>lic?' commissioner, h>
friends declare, rather than make
policemen of some of the men
whose names wen* sent to htm
Richard Welding and .lexander
Keogh, two members of the ?'ivii
servi??- commission, will also be
examiiii A by the aWernsanlc
The recent testimony about th?*
large number of ix-r^m-* with un?
satisfactory records certined by
the commission and appointed to
ill?' force will be a principal sub?
ject of Inquiry.
Mr. Cropsej was asked to u-ll
whj lie lias quit the police ?lo
He will also ix* asked whether
he did not lia" I v decline, when po?
lice commissioner, to follow th?>
?i\il service lists In regular order
l'<?r appointments when Investi?
gations made bj the police depart?
ment off all candidat?? for appoint?
ment ?Ii-? loscd personal records
that were not char.
iii> will Im> a.-ked if he was not
the object of one of tbe ?? nn
plaiuts to Mayor Gaynor from
Mr, Creelman after tii-. and If
Pis resignation was not caused by
Hi?* situation created by Crccl
Commissioner Wale i itcd
to the . -ti.-all*
candklntcs thai Mr. I had
passed i?\er because ?
previous unlawful conduct or
? 'omiiii?i? ncr " hed
the Inv? Ined
to investigate .
candidates anil i< ok th>
for the ? i\ ,i don.
TRY ii\ ?M VI XT.
NEW rOKk. Specials (buries
II. I ly (ham
lain. Indicted <>-i t ritierj cha.
dinai \ term of con. , ? t?j
? . :
This annouui a nas mad?*
ist riel Attorne) Whit?
Prince Maral Dead.
PARIS.-- Special.? Prtaet Loala
Nap ?leon M?.
French Marshal Murat. whom
bon created Kit
nephew of i
here today, aged sixty-cm