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, 1909, 1 .es VOL L!. NO. 16. NORWICH, CONN., TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 1909. Y?. E TWO CENTS. Mr? I I jl $ i r i a 1 11 a isi i IP uu i GO VERNQUGEQBGE L LILLEY'S REPLY Bearing on the Resolution Introduced by Con gressman Haines of Tennessee STATEMENT TO CONGRESSMAN HIGGINS Also a Letter from Ex-Governor Woodruff to Governor Lilley, in Reference to Sams Matter That from the Governor to Mr. Higgins Not nis Official Reply, that Going to the House Judiciary Committee Tomorrow. Washington, Jan. 18. Congressman Hieelns this morning gave out a lei- tar received bv him from Governor Lilley on Saturday, enclosing a copy of another letter from former gover nor Woodruff, both, of course, bearing on the Gaines resolution of Friday. This letter is not the official reply of Governor Lilley, hut is more of a per sonal statement to Mr. Higgins. The official reply will undoubtedly go to the house committee on the judiciary and will be taleen up next Wednesday by that committee. Mr. Higgins will try to get these two letters into the Congressional Record by unanimous coi sent. Governor Lilley's' Letter. Both letters are headed "State of Connecticut, Executive Department, Hartford." Governor Lilley's letter is dated Jan. 15. 190S, and is as follows: "My Dear Mr. Higgins: "I have received your telegram of today stating that Mr. Gaines of Ten nessee his introduced a resolution the object of which is to declare vacant my seat in congress, in oruer mat you may know the facts first hand, 1 have written this letter. "On Dec. 11th, 1908, I tendered my resignation as congressman to Gov. Xtollin S. Woodruff. Under onr statute, in case of a vacancy in congress. It is the duty of the governor to call a spe cial elec tion. The matter wa.s referred toy Governor Woodruff to the attorney rer.eral, who rendered it as Ms opinion that the statute was mandatory, and that if the resignation was accepted a specta! election to fill the vacancy must te held. "It seemed to the governor and to the attorney general that the large expense entailed and the fact that, after deducting the time necessary for a special election, there would be but about one month for a new member to serve, were conclusive reasons wny my resignation shoull not be accepted The governor, therefore, declined to accept my resignation. A copy of his letter I enclose herewith. I have felt that the precedent laid town by my predece'-sor was obligatory upon me as governor. "You may be assured that no other ronsideration than those set forth in this letter has weighed with me In taking the position I have taken. So far as I have been able to ascertain, the press and citizens of Connecticut SALARY OF SPEAKER FIXED AT $15,000, Instead of $20,000, as Proposed by the Appropriations Committee. Washington, Jan. IS. By a vote of Z" to 17 the senate today fixed the sal erv of the speaker of the house of rep r.er.laUves at Jlu.OOO a year, instead of 120 as at present, and instead of 120,000 US' proposed by the committee on appropriations. A vigorous speech against any in crease was made by Senator Bailey, and numerous speeches were made in support of the proposition. Senator Kayner endeavored to have the senate adopt a resolution calling upon the attorney general for informa tion whether the president ordered ahe suit brought against the New York World and the Indianapolis News be cause of alleged libel in publications relating to the purchase of the Pan ama canal property, and under what statute this arti-lu litis been taken. Mr. Reyner declared thai there was no suitiita authorizing such legal pro cedure and that the attempt to sue he newspapers In the name of the United States, if entered vpon, was an attempt to apply the sedition laws long since repealed. He declared there wan no law under which the libel laws could be made to apply to statements respecting the government. Vnder ob jection, further consideration was postponed until tomorrow. SMALLPOX ON KEARSARGE. Mone of tho Men Permitted Ashore at Malta. Malta, Jan. 18. A ceremonial pa rade was held here today in honor of the visiting American warships. Sir H. F Grant, governor of Malta, was In command, and the review was wit nessed by the duke of Contiaught, Rear Admiral W. P. Potter and a nu merous gathering of American officers arid men. This afternoon Admiral Potter and ft party of officers left here b- train and risited the ancient capital ot iiai ta, where they were entertained by the officers of the British garrison. A case of smallpox occurred on fcoard the battleship Kearsarge. The iilness was contracted at Cairo. A strict Quarantine is being maintained and none of the men of the Kearsarge have been permitted to come ashore. 'Ind-fiendenf Vaudeville House Open ed In New York, Chicago. Jan. IS. 'William Morris, the theatrical manager of New York and New Kngland, opened the Ameri can Musical hall here tonight as an "independent" vaudeville house. This theater, situated at Wabash avenue and Peck court, was formerly the Gar den theater. "The Independent move ment Is here to stay," said Mr. Morris. "I secured the American Music hall to make possible the extension of an Independent line of theaters from Bos ton to San Francisco." Eighteen-Year-Old Arkansas ' Negro Lynched. Hope, Ark., Jan. 18. After forcing he engineer of the light plant to cut off the current, leaving the town in darkness, a party of young men early today took an 18-year-old negro named Hilliard frorn the county jail and hanged him to a telegraph pole. The negro spoke Insultingly to a woman clerk In Haynes Bros.' store Friday. Only the Jailer was on duty, the sher iff being out of town when the lynch ers attacked the jail and overpowered the Jailer. Blizzard Raging in the Dakota. s Bt. Paul, Minn., Jan. lS.-Wlth a tillzzard raging in the Dakotas, the railroad running went are airain ex periencing serious difficulty in oper ating their trains on schedule time. The blizzard seems to be particularly severe in South Dakota and soutb--waatera Uinnaaota, conc ur in upholding Governor "Wood run. s decision "With sincere regards, I am (Signed) "GEOKGE L. LILLEY. "Hon. Kdwin W. Higgins, "House of Representatives, "Washington, D. C." Letter from ex-Governor Woodruff. Governor Woodruff's letter is ad dressed to "Hon. George L. Lilley, Congressman at Large, Hartford, Con necticut." It is dated Deo. 21st. llu, and is as follows: "My Dear Congressman: "I am in receint of your letter of Dec. 11th, tendering your resignation as representative at large from the state of Connecticut in the Sixtieth congress, to take effect Jan. 5th, 1909 "Since receiving your resignation I have given the matter much consider ation. The day after I received it I asked Attorney General Holcomb if there is a precedent in this state for such act as I then believed would be and still believe is proper for tne gov ernor to take in a situation such as this. My idea was then, and still is, that I ought not, in full justice to the state, to accept your resignation. If I do not accept it there is no vacancy in the office of representative at large, and It is not neeessan- to hold a spe cial election. If I should accept the resignation, it would be necessary un der the terms of the act to hold a special election that would require an expenditure of a number of thousands of dollars for a term only sixty days in length, and I do not think that any citizen of the state who has its best interests at heart would consider euch an expenditure of money to fill an office of that length of time justifia ble. "During the Interval between receipt of your letter and this writing I have discussed this matter with several of the state's leading men, and in the main they take the same view that I do, viz.. that it is inexpedient to ac cept the resignation, thereby creating a vacancy and the imperative necessi ty of holding a special election at larere expense to the state and for a very short term of office. "I therefore find it necessary to de cline to accept your resignation. "Very tnilv vnars, . "ROLL1N S. WOODRUFF." (Signed) ALLEGED WHOLESALE FRAUDS IN PUBLIC LANDS. Information of Astounding Character in Possession of Government. Washington, Jan. IS. information of an astounding character concerning alicged wholesale frauds in pyblic lands has come into the possession of Secretary of the Interior Garfield, through special agents in the field. The serious allegation is made that approximately $110,000,000 worth otj lattus, in siai.es principally wesi oi mo Mississippi river, have been fraudu lently acquired within the jat two years by corporations and Individuals. With a view of recovering these lands. Secretary Garfield sent letters today to Chairmen Hale and Tawney of the senate and the house appropriations committees, respectively, asking for an additional appropriation of fliM.OOii. 1 which, if granted, with that already asked for, will give the department Jl. 000. 000 for that purpose. ' ! Secretary Garfield also submitted a statement of II. C. Schwartz, chief of the field service, showing over 32,000 distinct cases of alleged" land frauds demanding further investigation. MIDDLETOWN CITY ELECTION. Democrats Pe-elect City Clerk and Treasurer and Tax Collector. Middletown, Conn., Jan. 18. A light vte was cast at the annual city elec tion held here today, the democrats re electing the city clerk and treasurer, James Stowe, and the collector of tax es, "William E. Senglaub. Three coun eibnen were elected by the democrats and three by the republicans. Two aldprmen were elected by the republi cans. E. R. Chafee was elected city assessor on the republican ticket. The council now stands nine republicans and three democrats. The board of aldermen is solidly republican. Street and Electric Railway Companies Capitalized at $2,503,054,336. Washington, Jan. IS. A total of 1. 23G street electric railway companies, capitalized at $-',508. 054.331!, with a gross income of $429. 744,2114 and a net income, of $t0.340,2S6, are reported for 1007 in a preliminary report issued by the census bureau today. These com panies, operated 34.404 miles of track, carried a total of 9,533,0S0,76G passen gers, and employed an averaeo of 209, T2!t wage earners and paid them $13S, 081,633 in wages. Remonstrance Against Further In- cres of U. S. Navy. Boston, Jan. IS. A remonstrance against a further increase of the Unit ed States navy, signed by 224 clergy men of various denominations in Bos ton and vicinity, was sent to congress today. It is the belief of the minis ters that naval pre-parations have grown so enormously as to become a distressing burden upon the richest nations and an actual menace to the peace of the world. New York Polioeman on Trial for Mur der. New York. Jan. 18. The trial of Iavid E. Shellard, a former policeman, charged with the murder of Barbara Reig in a shelter house in Irving Square park, Williamsburg, last Julv. began before Justice Crane today in the criminal branch of the supreme court, Brooklyn. Before court ad journed for the day the jury had been chosen and two witnesses for the pros ecution had been examined. Shipload of Supplies at Naples 'from Naw York. Naples, Jann. IS. The North Ger man Lloyd steamer Uarbarossa arrived here today from New York with large relief mipplies on board, including 400 aeks of flour and numerous cases of sausages and clothing. The supplies were turned over by tale; American commission to the Neapolitan commit ter X Cabied Paragrapna Londou, Jan. 18. J. P. Morgan has purchased and presented to the British museum the collection of pre-historic weapons which was made by Canon Greenwall of Durham, illustrating foi the mast part the bronze age in Great Britain, Siome of the weapons were obtained on the continent and is the east. Willcmstad, Curacao. Jan. 17. The presence of American warships in Venezuelan waters to aid in the transmission of news between Wash ington and Caracas, whure W. I. Bu chanan, as special comrrissioner. is conducting negotiations for the set tlement of pending questions, results In several culls at Curacao every week. Pari3, Jan. 18. The vital statistics for the first six months of 1908 show a gratifying dcrase in the proportion of deaths in. France, a condition at- tritiuteei to tne more stringent applica tion of laws of hygiene. During this period the births exceeded the deaths by 11,000 against an excess of 55.000 deaths for the corresponding period of 190 f. Constantinople, Jan. IS. The draft of the agreement between Austria Hungary and Turkey for the' settle ment of the situation arising out of the annexation of Bosnia and Herze govina was despatched from here to Vienna by special messenger. It will be made public after it has been defi nitely accepted by the Austrian gov ernment. Peking, Jan. 18. An edict issued today confers the order of the Dou ble Dragon upon all officials of the foreign board as well as all Chinese diplomats now abroad. This decora tion was created for foreigners, and up to the present time hai been giv en to them alone. For some time past China has been considering ways and means of raising the prestige of her diplomatic representatives, and the action of today is a result. SENATOR BAILEY SPEAKS OF LAVISH ENTERTAINMENT Tells How the Men and Women Dress at Washington Functions. Washington. Jan. IS. The provis ions for increasing' the salary of the president to $100,000 and increasing the satiarics of the vice president and the speaker of the house of representatives to JHO.OOO each, contained in senate amendment to the legislative, execu tive and judicial appropriation bill, were taken up in the senate today, and the point of order made against them by Senator Borah was further considered, resulting in the adoption of another amendment fixing the speak er's salary at $15,000. Senator Fulton spoke in favor of Senator Borah's order. Senators De pew, Klkins. Bourne and Owen spoke for the increases proposed but Senator Hit i ley opposed them. Mr. Bailey declared that every po sition in the gift of the government should be sought for the honor and net the emolument accompanving it and that the salaries should be suffi cient only to provide proper living and education of children. P. J. KIERAN SURRENDERS. Former President of Fidelity Funding Co. Tired of Being Hunted. Pittsburg, Jan. IS. P. J. Kieran, former president of the Fidelity Fund ing company of New York, who is hold responsible by many Roman Catholic churches and societies all over the country for the loss of funds and whose whereabouts have been un known to the public for several weeks, canio to Pittsburg today, surrendered himself to the authorities, gave bonds in two cases pending against him here and left almost immediately for New York to contest the bankruptcy pro ceedings pending against him there. So quietly were the proceedings con ducted here that it was late "tonight before the fact that he had been here was made public and Kitran was then on his way to New York. Complain; was made against Kieran here on Nov. 2X, charging him with larcenv bv bailee, and the case was certified to ihe common pleas court. Kieran said that he had been keep- ing quiet as to his whereabouts since rup informations nan Deen made here against him because he had been poor ly advised as to. the best method to pursue, and that he intended to make reparation. BOTH SHOT THROUGH HEAD. Man and Wife Evidently Carried Out Plan to Die Together. - Norfolk, Va., Jan. IS. Having evi dently carried out a plan to die to gether,' Schuyler C. Carskaddon and wife were found dead today in their bedroom on T! street. South Norfolk. Both were shot through the head. A revolver was found on the floor beside the bed in which the couple lay, side by side. The theorj- of the police Is that the couple agreed to die together, and that tho husband shot his wife by pre-arrangc-mont and then turred the pis tol on himself. Mr. Carskaddon was foreman of the Walworth-Xevill Man ufacturing plant. Senator Reed Smoot Nominated for Re-election.' Salt I.ake City, Utah, Jan. 18. Without a elht enting voice, the 43 re publican members of the legislature present at the senatorial caucus to night nominated Reed Smoot for re election as United States senator from Utah. The two democratic members of the assembly will select their can didal etomorrow. The two houses will vote separately tomorrow and meet in joint session on Wednesday. Choked to Death While Eating Beef steak. T'tica. X. Y., Jan. IS. Frank Gray, aged 60 years, (jf Racquette Lake, un til recently employed as a guide by Hon. Timothy L. Woodruff at Camp Kill Kare, choked to death while eat ing beefsteak at the Eagle hotel in this city tonight. A piece of meat 2 1-2 inches long was extracted from his throat. Gray had false teeth. 30 Below at Hardwick, Me. Boston,. Jan. 19. The coldest wave of the season sent the mercury well be-low zero at many points throughout New England last night. Hardwick, Vt., reported a temperature of 30 be low. At Waterville, Me., it was IS be low. The mercury in this city stood at 4 above at midnight, the lowest mark of the winter. New Britain Barn and Horses Burned New Britain, Conn., Jan. 18. A barn In the rear of 149 Hartford avenue was burned to the ground tonight with a loss of $1,000. Two horses are sup posed to have been burned. The barn was owned by Samuel Wolinsky. Tang Shao Yi Sails for Europe Today New York, Jan. 18. Tang Shao Yi arrived here tonight from Hartford, Conn. "He will sail for Europe tomor row. Wu Ting Fang, Chinese minis ter to the United States, came here to bid Hr. Tang farewell Hearst's Agent Under Arrest HI3 ROOMS AT GUTHRIE HOTEL SEARCHED BY ORDER OF CGV. HASKELL Large Number of Data and Papers Seized Pertaining to That $500,000 Libel Suit The Governor Explains. Guthrie, Okla., Jan. 18. On a war rant sworn out by Governor Charles N. Haskell, charging conspiracy to defame the governor, Scott MacRry nolds, attorney and special agent for William It. Hearst, was arrested to night. Armed with a search warrant, also sworn to by Governor Haskell. MacReynolds rooms at the lone hotel were searched by Sheriff John Mahon ey and Orville R. Smith, private attor ney of the governor. A large number c ciata ana papers were seized. Thev are said to pertain to the $600,000 libel suit instituted by Governor Haskell agajnst Mr. Hearst. Agent Demands His Papers. MacReynolds immediately demand ed of the county court through his counsel. Judge J. H. Eurford, the whereabouts of his papers. They were found in the private office of the gov ernor. They were turned 'over by Biierin lanoney to tne court. MacReynolds had collected a vast amount of data in confidence. In a statement made tonight, he declared that Governor Haskell's purpose in ob taining his arrest and in seizing his papers was to obtain possession of this information to ascertain its import ance and to learn from whom he ob tained it. Governor Explans the Arrest. Governor Haskell in explanation of MacReynolds arrest said: "I sw ore out a warrant todav for the arrest of Mr. S. MacReynolds", said to be from Brooklyn, N. Y., representing Mr. Hearst. Mr. MacReynolds has been in the state almost constantly for nearly three months, at times assisted by one or two other men from the east and by a certain person from Ohio, and three or four people of our own state. "I paid no attention to them until recently, when I learned that they were disappointed at not finding anything truthful to use against me, whereupon they became apparently desperate and began offering large sums of money to persons to aid in manufacturing false statements. In several instances I am reliably advised they have used the expression: 'Vf? have ahe money and are willing to give it to you if you will help us.' "It is not Hearst alone, but thfre are other interested parties In the con spiracy, and with the main purpose of injuring me they combined their ef forts. I have nothing further to add, except that the arrest of Mr. MacRey nolds Is only the-beginning, and other conspirators will have the same op portunity to square themselves with a Jury of honest people." TWO PERSONS SUFFOCATED. Father and Daughter Lost Their Lives in Bridgeport Fire. Bridgeport. Conn., Jan. 18. In a small fire that partly wrecked their home at R.10 Clinton avenue, at mid night tonight, Cyrus L. Mead, 50 years old, and Sarah Mead, his daughter, iged 12. were euffocated, their bodies being found when the firemen entered the building after the flames had been subdued. Mr. Mead lost his life in an unsuccessful attempt to have his daughter. The fire originated from a defective flue, spread through the walls and did little damage except in the extreme upper part of the house, the monetary .loss being estimated at $300. EMMA GOLDMAN STILL IN JAIL. Her Bail Reduced from $4,000 to $2,0C0. San Francisco. Jan. IS Emma Cold man and Ben J. Reitman, who were arrested several days ago, are still in custody pending a settlement of the charges of conspiracy to bring about a riot. In the case of Miss Goldman bail was reduced today frorn $4,000 to fJ.OOO and Reitman's bail was reduced from J4.000 to $800. The dictrict at torney will endeavor to present a test case to define the holding of incen diary meetings as a crime. San Frar.oiseo. Jan. IS. Miss Gold man was later released on $2,000 cash Dan. DEATH OF BISHOP M'QUAID. Head of Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester. Rochester, X. Y.. Jan. 18. Surround ed by many priests in his parish, the Right Rev. Bernard J. McQuald, Ro man Catholic bi-diop of Rochester, died at 9.0-5 this morning, after an eight month's' illness, at the episcopal resi dence in this city. Death of Mrs. Sarah Robinson Trum bull of Hartford. Hartford, Conn., Jan. IS. Mrs. Sa rah Robinson Trumbull, 79 years, wid ow of Dr. James H. Trumbull, died here tonight at the home of her daugh ter. Miss Annie E. Trumbull. .Mrs. Trumbull was well known in literary circles, her husband having been for many years librarian of Watkinson li brary. Woman Fousht Off Negro Highway men. Washineton. Pa.. Jan. IS. With $400 in her shoe Mrs. John Rosaro fought off five negro highwaymen last nisht near Scenery hill and escaped with her money. Her husband, who came to her rescue, was knocked down, and robbed of all the money he had. Found Guilty of Operating Betting , Book. New Orleans, Jan. IS. Placide Frift. ejiro and R. M. Sheffield were found guilty today of operating a betting book in violation of the Locke law. Conviction carries a jail sentence of not less than six months. The case will be appealed to the supreme court. Russian Airship Fleet. St Petersburg, Jan. 18. The emperor has sanctioned the petition of the All Russia Aero club requesting that his majesty open an all-Russian subscrip tion for the construction of an airship fleet which in time of war could be taken over by the adrrriraJty for na tional defense. 5,000 Immigrants from Bremen. Bremen, Jan. 18. More than five thousand emigrants will sail here for the United States during this week. This number includes 650 aboard the Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse, 1.925 on' the Necker, 1,000 on. the Hanover and 1,500 on the Grosserkurfurst. Called President A Bogus Hero A JOCULARITY, AN IMITATION OF XA KING, A GARGOYLE. SENSATIONAL AND BITTER ATTACX Made in Housj of Representatives Mr. Willet's Remarks Cut Short by Voio of the Chamber. Washington, Jan. IS. A sensational find bittw attack on President Roose velt was made in the house of repre sentatives today by Mr. Willet of New York. His remarks, which were deliv ered under the license of general de bate on the pension appropriation bill, were cut short by a vote of the house that it would hear no more of them. Raked the Dictionary for Words. So vehement was the denunciation of the chief executive that it seemed as if the New Y'ork member raked the dic tionary for words which would proper ly express his feelings. The president was characterized as a "gargoyle." tyrant, pygmy descendant of Dutch tradespcope, hay tedner, fountain of billingsgate, a jocularity, imitation of a king, a bogus hero." ' Speaker Compelled to Sit Down. As it was. Mr. Willett had complet ed the reading of about three-fourths of his speech when, after repeated ap peals to the chair by numerous repub licans that he be called to order, he was comptlled to take his seat. It was on a motion ty Mr. Candler of Mississippi that the New Yorker be allowed to proceed "in order" that the house voted him off the floor, 78 to 126. Mr. Willett freely remarked on the floor that the action of the body "put an end to free peech." After the furore which the speech created had subsided a number of members spoke on various subjects. JOHN H. WOODBURY A SU.'CIDE. Pioneer of "Beauty Specialists" Found Dead at Coney Island. New York, Jan. 18. John H. Wood bury, head of the Woodbury dirma tologital institute, with headquarters in this city, and branch otflces else where throughout the country com mitted suicide in the Seaclitf inn. at Coney Island, today, by shooting him self twice with a revolver. Last September the Woodbury insti tute went into the hands of a receiv er, and Woodbury turned his attention to the erection of a row of cottages mar the Seacliff inn. which he owned. Recently he had had a quarrel with a contractor at Gravesend. Stephen A. Emmons, w ho, as a result, had brought suit against Woodburv for slander. This suit and his business troubles, are supposed to have preved on his mind. At the offices of the "Facial Culti vating company" it was said that V.oodoury was ,.i coort health an.' spirits wnen he iast visited the place l'h catuiuav. itr. r. l-.. m:tn, tne neaa surgeon, said that Woodbury had no financial or business troubles and that apparently he had not been wor rying over his recent arrest. Wood bury had been separated from his wife for some time anil since the scoaration he had lived at the Seacliff Inn. which he owned. He is believed to have been worth fl.000,000 a long time. PANAMA LIBEL SUIT. y Hearing in the United States Circuit Court at New York. New York, Jan. IS. The right of the five employes of the New York World subpoenaed to appear before the fed eral grand jury to give information presumably regarding the puolicsttion of alleged libelous matter reflVcting upon the integrity of the United Statr.-s government to ignore the said sub poenas on the ground that their issu ance was an abuss of process was left undetermined at the close of today's hearing in the case In the United Ktates circuit court here. After arguments by United States District Attorney H. L,. Sliinson, rep resenting the government, and by Jle lancey Nicoi! and John Bowers, representing the World men, Judge Kenry G. Ward gave both sices until tomorrow at 4 o'clo, k to stibmit briefs. While the proc eedings are believed t.i have been brought upon the initiative of President Roosevelt, and in connec tion wiin tne pumuation fit a story alle-Ting irregularities in the purchase cf the French Panama Canal company by the I'uned States government, there is nothing in the subpoenas is sued, not only against the World's em ployes, but aeainst several other iiirii viduals, to indicate what the inquisi tion is about. MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT Recommendinq Settinq Apart Feb. 12, 1909, as Special Holiday. Washington, Jan. IS. The president today sent to congress a special mes sage recommending the passage of a law authorising him to issue a procla mation, setting apart Kc-b. 12. 10011. as a special holicay in recognition of the centennial anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln. Used Gasoline to Start Kitchen Fire. Abilene, Texas, Jan. 18. M. H. Stream and his 3 year old son. living near Ruby, were burned to death, and five other members of the family were probably fatally burned yesterday by a gasoline explosion. A member of tho. family mistook gasoline lor kero sene and poured the; liquid on a fire. A deafening explosion followed. Neigh bors rushed to the house and found every member of the family wrapped in llames. To Load Lumber for Messina. Boston. Jan. IS. The naval collier Caesar, which arrived here a few days ago from Manila, left hurriedly today for Norfolk, where it is said she wiil load lumber for Messina. A message from the navy department to her com mander asked how long it would take to prepare for such a cargo. It is expected that the Caesar will arrive" In Norfolk on Wednesday. Connecticut Man Dies in Colon. Middle Haddam, Conn., Jan. IS Word was received here today of the death in Colon, Central America, erf William M. Hurd, a former resident of this place. Mr. Hurd was 3D years old and went to Central America eight years ago and has since been in busi ness there. He leaves his mother and one sister. f Fell Dead in Court Room. Hamilton, Ohio, Jan. 18. As Judge Murphy sentenced "Buck" Cottongame, a Kentuckyfeudist, to the penitentiary today for life, for the murder of Par rlsh Arnet, the father of Arent fell dead in the court room. Arnet accus ed Cottongamo of wrecking: hiQ home and Cottongame killed Into. Conaexised leiercims The Servian Cabinet for the third time has lenue-red us resignation. - The Voltaire, France's First Dread nought, was launched at Toui"ii. L. Trimball, a Restaurater, was shut and kiiltd by a robber in Linen, la. Gen. George Von Shack, U. S. A., re tired, died in New Yoik at the age of S2 years. Thirty of the Cases arising from the Iroquois theater ca:-e-s have been set tled out of court. An Epidemio of Typhoid is threat ened in the stiuurbs e I'itis.mri fr mi water taken from the Ohio river. Tho Same Lawyers Who Acted as counsel for Thoruum Haius will de fend his brother, Ca;it. IVte-r C. Haius. Rev. John T. Patey, for seventeen years rector of St. Luke's Episcopal church, New Y'ork, died of B.-ight's disease. The Swedish Riksdag Was Open J by King Gustavo, and the budget in troduced showed an expenditure of $61,500,000. SenatSr Gallinger Has Outlinsd a plan to t-'rmiuate ti e hoiding of prbio fights on vessels anchored in the P o tomac river. The Hcuse Committes on Rivers an.1. harbors voted aeainst a ger.cral ap propriation bill for river and harbor improvements. A Strong Fight is Being Put Up by friends of M'iyor Dimmick of Scran ton. Pa., to have him ele'cted senator to succeed Knox. The New York Tax Department made public a li-t of millionaires who have foresworn New York city as a legal residence. The Body of Vice Admiral Roiest vensky was buried ill the Abicr.iuier Nevsky monastery in St. Pcersburg. wiLh military honors. The House of Representatives ? t apart Sunday. Jan. 31, as a dny fur the delivery of eulogies on the life uf Represenattive Powers of Maine. An Eleborate Analysis of the Sher man anti-trjst law by Mr. Jenkins of Wisconsin was the feature of the ses sion of the house of representatives. Memorial Services in Respect to the memory of the Lite William I'iuekney Whyte. late senator from Marvhunl, were held in the I"i ited States s.-nate According to the Records -of the American consulates in G.-rm.iny, ex ports to the United States during the year 190S show a big decrease from 1307. Instructions Were Cabled to Admiral Snorry to have the he-die:: of ('o:Mil Cheney nnd his wife pl 'cej pl-ojrd th" collier A.'ax for shipment tc the United Slates. The Presic'snt Has Desipmtrd Er nest H. Wands of New York hs com missioner frini the- United States to the Quit) ( K.-aat'or) exposition to be held this year. Gonorrl Bell, Grprd Marshal of the inaup'.ira! par.ide. his h""i 'forrred that the military jrr.ind divisn of the par.tde v. ill inciud" about AM") P. r troops an! S.fa'iO niilitiaricti. A Sharp Fight is Promised at the Inlf rnntion? convention of the fait- .1 Mine Wot kvs, which o-c-ns in T -r n -apolis Tuesday, many ef t'-n- dele-ates being antagonistic to the orgniizaliwi.. Navigators ef Alsskan W.itirs evertirtg their utmost end":'' it, in interest of the p-.ssiia-e of a si n -i b:M which appropriate "H't.'OC for tao es tablishment of light on the Alaskan coast. An Invo-ticjiion of the Alleged Libel ous publications chi.r-j!n a scanca.l in connection w'ih the Panama canal purchase is to be made next wfk by the grand jury of the District of Co lumbia. Just an Even Dozsn of j-.owder man ufacturers ent ered into an av.ivom. r, i to split no the trade of the wi i: l fi r ten year-, according to t.'i:no-,,v .. cently secured by the justice. departmt r.f. of The Sonata Corn;nitte3 fairs lias j--r.ort,-5 ti.,. 1 by Senator Halo which suitable civilian clothlr.- on r.av 'l af lli in'-' "in. ed jiovidi-s f el and a easti gratuity to naval charge. prisor.er m dis- Mr. Roosevelt Will Rupord to the resolution ar! ;-tcil by t'-c- se:nt - at tie-ir.-tane.- of S nator IYoiker a-l i'-ir t!i. secretary of til" treasury 'ur i:.f -rr.r'-ti -n as to tl'e clisnosit icai of the $3,ft'l U00 emergency fund. Grorpe W. WWev rnri Smith, belli of " i ne-'; a--held under tv.nd for the f- J.Tes L Pa.. :i'-.-..,! --ran.1 inrv on ill,- charfe of ata-im-tin bribe a member of tlv jury that victed C.ishi"r P.ir,e':-ari. t-011- Ths Schooner F!;arnce Wrrd rir-ri'-ed at ''on-ihiln (r ni ti e y li'w.iy Tslands with rl! tl'reo J. 11 aneee Tiluni are hupters who vt.'- m - t t-wv o a desert isc"-id in .Tely l-st and wer weelf -"--ito'.tt food other than fish and teaibird". OKLAHOMA BANK ROESED. Sr.fe Wrecked with D-A's-iSs $3,003 Taken Posses in Fitrsuit. Enid. Okla.. .Ian. IS. I'.urgiars en tered the slate hank at I'ar.'ier, thir teen miles r.or'.ii vvc st of in re, earl; today: wrecked tiip safe; and escao.-t: with S.3.0H0. Charge of nit.i-gtyeerine were used to shatter the vault. Cit izens whe wen- awakened by the ex plosions rushed to tho bank. Lut were driven back by the roblars at the j point of revolvers. The bui-glur? l.::::vl:- tu iuuu:j a? encj i-re niiiKii:; uai escape with the money. The i:in't building was complctciy wrecked. Posses arc now in pursuit. New Haven Road Water Tank at Nau gatuck Burst. Naugatuek, (Ynn.. Jan. IS. A l.-irgc water tank belonging to the New Yo.'-l:. New Haven and Hartford railroad and holding fifty t lou.-.iml gallons of wi-.u.i burst hep' 'tonight. No damage other than the Hooding of the ground in the immediate neighborhood resulted. Petition for Rehearing Filed. Washington. Jan. IS. A petition for rehearing in the cases of the Chicago and Alton Railway company and some of its officials arrainst the United States. In which the court on an even division recently affirmed a decision imposing a nne of iilu.oijn 011 the com pany and the officials, was filed today in tho sunn me court of the I'uited States. $100,000 Fire at Xenia, O. Xenia. O.. Jan. IS. The plant of the Xenia Board and Paper Co.,' valued at $100,000, was burned today. The conipunv was controlled by the Pcv eridge Paper Co. of Indianapolis. The cause of the fire ia not known. SAFELY RODE OUT New York Agent of Standard Oil Co. Receives Letter from Capt. H. L. Mowat s BRITISH TANK STEAMER CHESAPEAKE Was .bout to Sail from Messina Karbor when the Great Upheaval Occurred i idal Wave Lifted the Vessel iwenty rest "Withe ut Damage Refugees Taken Aboard, ths Women Leing Practically Nude. New York, Jan. IS. How tho Hi itisli tank steamer Che.) peak rode nut the ti.ial wave in M sslna liurbor which followed the e-artinjuake-. and hmv m r captain and crew id'd i:i sivc.iriii-t many injured persons, is related in a letter received :e,!ay from Mi -Ilia by Philip liui prccht. agent ef ihe Stan dard oil company's tank 1 1 1 1 . . The Chesapeake, uncer char., r to ti e Standard company, arrive! at .'.ii--Miiii from New Yerk Dec. -4. faur ii ly be fore tlie biR ui ilea v.il. The i -t.er was written by her commander, (. apt. II. I.. Mowat. Had Finished Unlcaing and Were Abo.it to Sail. "We hail llin.-:.(.l dis.-li.irsisiir ti e Iiiti t of the .liii." 1 a; tain Mow a is letter says, "j:;:cl v.-.-re n ady to .-.id nt waver -ale tr.e mi: .i:oral At aJn o'clock a. 111. a:i o ir:Lei.. :ke scook to-1 whole 1. lace and ia li liicu a (iiiarl- r of an hour the town of Mc.-c-ina va-; gone and in it-; place was a m.is? o- ri.ais. the tidal wave su.cei U; lift.'d our ship .-.erne twinly feet i our moorti.ss. i-ieM rope-; and, a Ka-.-inch wire, were e:on.-: No iaii.aie wa done the vc.-el. The auifairll'es a: !;-' 1 3,009 SEAMEN IN INAUGURAL PARADE, MARCH 4. Will Also Tako Part in Marine Parade at Hampton Roads. Washington. Jan. 1 l'ullv 3 000 seamen, tresli from their world crui.-o with the Atlantic battleship I'c-et. wi.l eoaipris.j til" p-ap-iy naval di"isioi of tile inaugural purad.j on .March I. These iron, who are now- iri the .Meil iierranenn Sea. will arrive in Hamp ton Ro.,ds I- fin : v next, and will 1 take an acl.ve pan in the hi; marine parad-: in tho-e'w .iters, which is to Li- leviev.id by the pp Talent and the 11 n - al mithorfiie-. A f. ,v duv.s later tlu-v v. ill be brcu::ht to litis cily to parti' i pate in tile inaugural ce;-. 111.1:1 ies. Three naval vess is wiil be nti!::: a! i-i the transportation of these blue 1 t.i from the battleship Men in iiaaioton i'.oads to the national capita!. Tl.r -o 'ip- tiie fi.00'1 to:i na-.-al f. .m-oorr-i I'raurie. in the Unban tran-o.o'-; sir vice, and tin- !;.:. at Philadelphia, and tin- histi'i'i'- oil wooden cruiser ll.irtfov.J. slatione.l at Annapolis. The otith-e t-row of tit" ill-fated Van ltre will l.e trie, roe to t-,.- Dirio. Hoyeya.;- S;in, r,- ,c J.onisjan i : tvl his sta!'!' will ale nil the inausiiii-.c.i-'ii. oECSETARY OF TRE ASURY NOT YET DETERMINED Concultation Rscardirj Chicicjoans Whoso Nomii-.a'icr.s Were Urecl. August.!, Ci. . dan. 1'-. VI Jt (lei p-tarv tin 1 l'i snlent-eli ( t has !:o! who is to Ije his ::,st' treasury is ir.i'.l.-r.i.-it by rtar.cc s Iha to 'ay ti' i tation w ill: J. c '. .:i,.; f ( y, the Clih ago P--st, p yard i.ications of tac sev. ra Ha t o- circi'in i :ol a. eonsal- r. C-.,, ,, the ii:a',-hica'-iearis v. aose anrointinent h is l.i en 1: . 1. Vr. Shaffer is a particular fi-i'-mi ,,f Mr. Tuft end ca",o here at the spe cial reenest o the 1. resident -el : t .. i.'iis cot l,-re:;ce. :-lt!:oug!i In- did n.u know why he had been s. 1' r. li i-i !;t.ov.:i that Mr. Tait is p iritis: fui attention to ti.o !ia::i" treasury port foil 1. jinv t-iat h ted di ide tin- malic:- u'-:il i i.a: ly before his lua ;e;u: at inn. a r, -t ra il '.ay JUNIOR PROM. AT YALE Cnests Psid Li'tlo Heed to Weather Prevailing. Zero New Haven I'rnii .Tan. 1S. Tin- f :- t:vitio.s f.f in.. ii Ti: 11- 1. .-.1:111:11'.. :.r Yale yro la fail -;,ln- tl.is al'"-ii and e-vt H 1i:l-. ;.;ai the grpst ; poid 1 I ced to the falhng tear, ; c-'-a t ur- as : were ruslu J li 1 tin r ami taUla r in 1 ria.ro- to :n::!;e itl. round of (: :. i::iiV( rslty in.ii:. al clubs t:-vc the 'li. toniarv pn-M. 1 01; it in Wnn're. tonight, and at i: tin-., v. in, the c-xj -c rlcncf s for the -ui --f: lull c ot lh.it have tnai-lv' d oiler conci rfs f jr it: na il yer.r. as th t'aciihy c-.l i-eai'ii- d the throwing ot c. nf- fi and the ting rVv.'ii of v. hllu nice and live noal- try front th.- up,-. ; ..!ItI- U; : o moor 1 las ,n, n. .r.( r t;.,. ..., ...r ji, Senior lance w-is r.ivea at th,- Con. in club, the Shift, si nin- g.-t-man m lie els hall, the jn;:-. hall, and tl.e s Harmonic b ill, at til- fi-at. boas, ony, the ('inf. 1 or. r rt'i-'iiuti in Wooi. . y .j ii'imore merman ia The re wa re germane s. including tin- Col SI. Antln nv. St. Hi- mo. am! York and Sa ' la-oi balls. The s'-rl.n- ! a was ,;l-'n by ?.!: Anson Phelps Stoke--, at:. I t'- juvl tea. nt w hich Mrs. W. H. Ta I t a-sts ed, at Mrs. W. W. Parnate's resii'd:. Will Take Away Souvenirs ot Cabinet N:cttinj-;5. Washington. J1.11. President rtoosccelt ctut the 11b e 111 ail-.-rs ef bis nbinet v. lli take v it h t! e:ii ,: souve nirs tho cha-irs tliey have occupied a: al Inet nn etini-s w hen the pis so'i ri -etircs fr .-n oiii, . on March 4. T! . will rer'aee then at t'cir urn v 'onso. This. cretarv- I.o.-b sa'd In day. has been lie custom of fon'nor ; residents and cabinet members. Battleship Maire Witl-c'rsvn fro-n Yentzualan Waters. Washini-to'.i. Jan. IS. TI:.- hi-r.WVn M iiiu', Admiril Arnold' thii'-hlp.whi. :i has been in Vera r'.iiel-m cva'.cr.c since Special Cotnnii-si. oier r.ueoi'n 111 be-. in necotiatlans with Vetiexuela rcrarilitMi the settlement of tile .Hsrejte .rwc" :l the United P'ntrs and t'-nt c Jiintry. I'us been wit Inli.'.vn from thitt duly and is going to Caiantanamo. Scout Cruisers Ordered to Mobile. Washington. Jan. IS. Th.' scout cruisers IJiriiiint-.ham and Sale ti h,n c been ordered l" M 'bile-, Ala. where 0.1 Fob. 1 the pirmiJigliiim v.il! ho .,r-.s'-nled wii'n a siher s. r, ice by c;ti-"n. a' 1 lit mina !:a 1.1. Tii-y tlieii w ill pro ceed to Cuanlanani 1. Bodies All Identified. Glenwood Springs Co!.. Jan. IS. The bodies of alithose killed in the wreck of Denver find Rio Orande passeiipor train No. 5 a t Uotsert Friday nin lit have now been Identified. No deaths have occurred among the Injured. THE TIDAL WAVE If I would take aboard homeless and wounded, ard I replied that I would. Slopped ta Asvst in Rescue Work. "I'.oais were .-em adhere with cffiVeri a.-'l io- ii io a.-.-it in Ihe rescue work. y.c,:r ru :i i.al giNid. Mr: with diKKing ut an ! . la.lle, tlley siac."md in get. ting pci.:!o to hospital. which building, unio'.tunatiiv. fell the next day. Seventy. Two Persons Received on Board. '"'.-, during the- clay, received on l)oi;.l 7 una. women and children .Vany of Ihe women were practically mu! -. So for humanity's sake I guv it. em your 1 roperty in the shape of 1 oat. ;..', ri. ;s an I "beet to moke J :! li!i..r f r t hi -m.-elvr s and children. I A I .- 1.. men. we r.tan:icd among ui io ii:; tlc-ai u." I - no of tho Refugees Was American ! Vice Consul. 1 Among ti e i- i'ii-. es on the Chen I peaKe. t!:.. 1, iter :.y., van the Ameii- an vi. i- cns'ii 1.-mart K. I.uplon). ; I c ' . i ; -f 1 : 1 1 M1e.M1i -ays most of the ref- - j s re t ailed a:eard his vessel until -. when 1 lay were taken off by laitah warsiiip M.nerva. DETRIMENTAL TO BOTH SHIPPERS AND CARRIERS. Any Radical Change in Present System of Freight Car Service. l;oMon, Jan. r. T.: 't uny radical change by 1 -latlon ill the present sy i'-ai of fi'ci'l't ear S'rvice. Morao and demur:-::-.:.- m-ght be a disturtinnc to traiiic at;, lei: oiieiital to both shipper.-; a:; i .a-ri-is is the opinion -x-pr--sse J by t a- siat:1 railroad commis sion in an an--v.e- made toiiay to an i:iiiiiry by tl'e last senate n.i to tho m- es.-Cy of an lavevjijatlon of the 1 ic e. ! Tin- commis-l. n tirses that say ac- t'on ly the l-iri-liiture tending serious!.-,- to afi--ct ex'rlinK relation be tween h! pers anil carriers should be 1 .--..! only after a most careful con- : .-ic. re ti- n of the sub ject. As to rie 1 nini'r ire. It Is pointed out that tha . r.a;io; a! nocinti hi of railroad com. '. a: ;sioi:'-rs js im fl .'gating the Mio.lect tl:ro:i. h a committee of which Chair I man Hall of the Massachusetts board i- a mT.;b-r and jt Is recommended til t a- Hon l.e delayed until that com- nut': reports. STATE POLICE TO INVESTIGATE 30ET0N'S EIG AUTOMOBILE FIRE All Employes in Different Garrges to Be Examined. llcistor1, Jar,. . The big automoo lilie cjI' .-'-rid y. In which nearly pal vaui:ii.,o n: -.chines were destroyed, v. :'! la- est. -.: led by the slate po lice, w ith tin- i.le.i of h an. ing wheth er its urigin w a inc eic'iai y. D'-faty chief ,"cji stateil today that all the . tn.' .o-e; in Ihe different gn' a,' s would be examine. 1 tomorrow. Ha an o said m-'l-i:::,- a cent s.l;.: tii. car lar t t:a- authorities were 1 :'-i! e-;arii'iatloii of rein- -s '1 lie deputy an li lire in the garage on .!-, hist fall, in which s wen" disiroyed, waa noa.-iced ili: llunth.rt a for! v nan !i -.a .!..-.,;,- of incendiary origin. 1'. .s Ha li'i'-'.l'on r-r the state po lice ti a.-'- !!' h'-.-islal ure u.r more slrlM' T.t laws in p-lapon to the con-s::-!-.-i:on aad use- of buildings for au- ELIHU F10CT NOMINATED To Succeed United States Senator Thomas C. Piatt. AI ainr. s'. T.. Jan. 1. Klihu Root, ; stute In President Hnosc- sc. ri la .11 re 1, lac unanimous h t P'll.lic lofc-lslntlva which met t Uii'ilit to nam? : - to tac. clI I'uited siaten Ti om ts c. Piatt, whose term v. a . voir on March 4. Sen- i! V: . a. :.n.T.uic cir.n iih chose former 1 ii at 1 nan: 1 vci nor ri imli-r, who wa lac to --io. rai : ca talhl.. :e for governor at Th" Nov ir.lier elci Hon. .Mr. H i ''. . n'iminnt! m Is equivalent t' an elcciicci. f,,r f e legislature Is y'-cv. Iclnii: t :i-".ii tW v. r-hnir.it:: r publl an. Tomorrow 1.1 and nsemh!jr will net a.a! l irinaily nominate the can- ile crs tc, 1 at tonmlit's caucus and on Wedncs: iv nt tvx.n both houses will in I toot el t anil declare Secretary a term of six years. al f, PASSED $903,000 MARK. Itrlian Relief Fund of the American Rod Cross Society. Yc'as':ii;,-ton, Jan. IS. The Italian reiif f l aril of the American Ited Cross Mjciety p.: - c.l Ihe Sl'OO.Him murk to day. ir-.J. leing the total of tin cay's co::!-;t. 111 ions. Today the Ked Cross ! .' 1 i from the Christian Ib ralil .:,. 111 for the fun-i for the wid ow and orphans In the eartlniuakn liisiric.s. Th a was sent to Baron Mayor Tc l'i ta. ie s. tl'e HaUri! .'inibassador, who tra'-s'iultea ; f 1 liii-cl Helena of Italv, r.l.o will niaoaso the fnnl. This 'is ti -- I., gcuiirg of tlie fund t- which t. mis K'n';-:.''i of the Christian It- raid lias promised to contribute a lilce stun :n h.v.ei k and ns much more .'s inn y be necessary. Discussed Emigration Matters With President-elect. Augusta. Cn., Jan. IS. Dr. Sidney D. Will;!!.", chief examiner of the Newr York state bnnn'i of alienists, and llr. A. V. f-'crtis. preside nt of the t-w York corini ts.-ion of lima. y. discufjed imisratain tnaltcis with Mr. Taft to day. The restriction of mentally un sound immig: nuts, in their opinion, t 1 efls particular uttenlinn. Steamship Arrivals. At CLiseovv, J.m. 17; Caledor ia, from S"' 'c YorK. At "lar il'.-s. Jan. 15: Miliionna, from Se'- York. At f 1101 11. Jan. IT: Perugia, f'om ".-w- Y.-rk. Seventeenth Infantry Home from Cuba Savannah. Ga.. Jan. IS. The tTnlted States transport Sumner arrived hero today with the Seventeenth Infantry from Cuba. The troops wera at one sent to Fort McPherson (G.).