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"Vailey*, ilia oarsman, who dlvod from ills shall
at nnmhT of times until successful.
Hodeman lived at No. 228 Bronx Park avenue.
We*t Chester. His mother Is a widow. Ho was
appointed to the force on January *30, 1903. In
bis first year he woo the first of the three stars
on his sleeve by the rescue of two children at
a firs In Hester street. The second star he won
):y stopping a runaway horse attached to a car
riage* containing a wealthy merchant and his
wife and daughter, at "Broadway and Bleecker
street. The merchant rewarded him with 850,
and he received the compliments of Police Com
missioner MoAdoo. The third star he won on
May 30 last when he rescued Mrs. Clara Dit
mars, of No. 422 Willis avenue, The Bronx, by
taking her from the window of her home along
a ledge to an adjoining house, while her clothes
were afire from a blaze which started In her
room. She died a few day* later. Hodeman
was reputed to have the finest record of any
young: member of the force for heroism and
exemplary conduct.
RESCUED FROM CAPSIZED SLOOP
Squall Upsets Yacht Off Bay Eidge—Tug
boat Saves Six.
While sailing around Swinburne Island a sloop
yacht belonging to Frederick Stetter, of No. 149
Adams street, Brooklyn, was caught In a squall
shortly after 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon, upset
ting the boat and throwing its occupants Into the
water. In the boat were- two girls, three men and
Mr. St«ttc-r.
The accident was noticed by a tugboat a little
over a half a mile away and from the Crescent
Athletic Clubhouse. A lifeboat was cent out from
the shore, but the tugboat was th.c first to the
rescue, and picked up the unfortunate pleasure seek
.. ers from the capeixed boat. The two girls had clung
to the bow of the sloop with difficulty, and would
have let go their hold had they not been caught
Sty Mr. Stetter.
The wrecked sloop and Its passengers were taken
to the Creecent Athletic Clubhouse, where they had
their clothes dried. Then all went to their homes
la Bath Beach.
BADLY IHJTJRED BY ITPSETTIHG BOAT.
Owner ? Feet Catch in Halyards and Both
Kneecaps Are Broken.
Bobert E. Williams, of No. 21 West 21st street,
and four companions were thrown Into the waters
of the lower bay Just before 8 o'clock last night
when Williams'* cat boat Lillian, in which they
were taking a sail, upset. Williams was severely
injured. His companions escaped with a wetting.
They had j been out all the afternoon and were
heading back toward the river. When off South
Beach the nail was bit by a squall and the boat
went over. The five were thrown into the water.
In some manner Williams** feet were caught in the
yards and was held fast.
The men shouted for help and were heard by
"William Irvingtos*. sho was out In the launch
Silver Wave. He ran alongside and pulled them Into
■'. The party was landed at South Beach
and an ambulance summoned from St. Vincent's
Hospital, at Livingston. Until of Willtams's knee
caps were fractured.
P FRIEND SAVES NEWARK MAN.
Stephen Smith, of Newark, narrowly escaped
being drowned at Midland Beach yesterday. He
and John Farley, also of Newark, were out
bathing- when Smith became exhausted. His
friend went to his rescue and brought him part
way in and was himself giving out when rescued
' ) by William Curiey. a lifeguard. Smith was at
tended by a physician and later was able to go
home.
TWO RESCUED FROM DROWNING.
W. R. Brown, of No. 437 Third avenue, Brooklyn.
anil fawn Roosevelt, of No. 365 Union 6treet,
Brooklyn, narrowly escaped drowning yesterday,
when the board wtilk of the American Field and
Yacht Club, at Remson Lane. Sheepshead Bay, on
which they were walking, collapsed. After the men
were taken out of the water they were attended
' "by Dr. Conrad, of the Reception Hospital, and left
tor home.
TOWS UPSET CATBOAT TO BATTERY.
The tugboat Lx>uis Pulver towed int'i *he yacht
lanriing at the Battery yesterday afternoon a 20-foot
cat V.oat whi.'h Jt picked up off Hoffman's Island
earlier in the flay. It was overturned, its boom
was broken and its sail was torn. Under a seat a
satchel with fruit in it was found, and beside the
satchel were a bottle of soda water and a Mue
flannel shirt. It is thought that the boat capsized
In the squall shortly afier noon and that the occu
pants were picked up by so:ne passing vesseL
LIGHTNING KILLS ONE, STUNS TWO.
Pole Flies to Pieces in Hands of Men Hold
ing Up a Tent.
Conneaut Lake. Perm.. July Lightning struck
the tent of a camping party during an electrio
■torn here to-day, killed Edward Klnsey and
severely shocked Robert Martin and A. W. Kup
precht. members of an outing club from Wllmer
ding. I>mi. The mm were holding the pole in an
effort to prevent the tent being blown away when a
bolt chattered it in their hands. All were pros
trated, but Martin and Itupprecht were Boon re
vived.
KJnsey. however, was found to be badly burned
Eloriff the entire left Fide of the body, and his heart
seemed to be affected. He was rushed to a hos
pital ■' Meadvil'e on a special train, but died be
fore reaching there. The two others received burns.
POSSE TO SEEK TWO MINING MEN.
Not Found Underground and Are Believed
* Lost in Mountains.
[By Telegraph to Th* Tribune.]
Denver, July 29. — To-morrow morning a poEse of
* hundred men will start from Ouray to search
for L,. A. Thompson and G. i W. Mather, general
manager and foreman cf the Tempest Apex Min
ing Company, who have not been seen or heard
from since they entered the Mickey Breen Mine
on Thursday.
Many Theories have been advanced regarding
their fate. It is considered moat likely they are
either lost in the Cimmaron range or in the moun
tain* surrounding Lak« City. The flrnt three days
following their disappearance were spent in search
ing the underground passages of the mine, but
tins has been given up. Thompson has a brother
living in Syracuse, N. Y.
WOUNDED DEPUTY SHERIFF WORSE.
Riverhc-ad. Long Island, July 29.— George H.
Btillwell. the deputy sheriff of Wading River.
who was shot twice In the head on Thursday
night bv-an prisoner, is believed to have
only a slight chance of recovery. Blood poison-
Ing has set in, and the doctors have decided that
an operation is necessary. Stlllwell was taken
this evening to the N'aasau Hospital, at Mineola.
Rapolio Meleish. the Hungarian tramp who shot
Htillwell. and who was captured yesterday will
probably be arraigned to-morrow.
QUINN NEW HARVARD TRAINER.
Boston. July 29.— William 8. Quinn will succeed
Jack MrMartws as trainer of the Harvard athletes.
Quinn, who«« home is In Elizabeth. X. J., went to
Harvard last year aa coach for the hammer and
shot candidates of the athletic team, and his ability
to arouse enthusiasm in his men came to the notice
of William T. Reid, Jr., who has selected him as
trainer. Formal announcement of the appointment
will be made within a few days.
J" 8 * "Because"
Cut out the coffee
10 days and take on
POSTUM
Simple, but it will show
you a way to be welL
\EW THAW EVIDENCE.
puosijcvtios vvsr ,ia.tis
Garvan Takes J-Jiidincc to Jerome
f<>r Conference — Sees Sturgis.
The District Attorney'e o«ee has ones more
begun hard work on the Intricacies of the Thaw
case, Assistant District Attorney Francis P.
Garvan. who went to his home, at Hartford,
Conn., on Saturday, will return some time to
day. One of the objects of his trip to his native
city waa to Interrogate William Bturgls, a friend
of Thaw's, who lives In that city. Sturgis has an
nounced his willingness to be examined by the
District Attorney, but has said that he Is for
Thaw -and would answer no questions except
white in the presence of his counsel. Mr. Gar
van did not have much hope of getting impor
tant revelations from Sturgis. Sturgis Is known
to have been an intimate friend of Thaw's, and
has dined -with him and his wife scores of times.
Ho is said Co know much about Thaw's private
life and character, and Is said to have been
present at a private dinner when Thaw is alleged
to have threatened to shoot "White.
Mr. Garvan not only arranged to talk with
Sturgis, but also to confer with District Attor
ney Jerome at Lakeville. When he left this
city on Saturday he took with, him two large
boxes filled with papers In the Thaw case.
Among them. It is understood on good author
ity, were the much sought for letters written by
Evelyn Nesbit to Stanford White prior to her
marriage to Thaw. It has been said that these
letters had been destroyed, but that report, it is
said, is incorrect. Mr. Garvan arranged to go by
automobile from Hartford to Lakeville yesterday
and spend the night with Mr. Jerome. While
with his superior it was planned to go over all
the evidence thus far collected in the case,
eliminate all that is not Immediately to ba
worked on, and get down to a basis whereby the
prosecution can go ahead without hindrance.
By the time Mr. Garvan returns, it is said, he
will be able to know exactly where the case
stands and have practically all the information
that the District Attorney desires for bringing the
case to trial at almost a moment's notice. The
fact, as announced, that the District Attorney
has possession of the letters which Evelyn Xes
bit wrote to White is considered a strong point
in the prosecution's favor. These letters, next to
the widely discussed affidavit made by Evelyn
Xesbit are considered as important as any bit of
evidence on which Thaw's fate may hinge. Not
an inkling of their contents has been divulged,
and the District Attorney will, in all probability,
guard them as securely as he has the affidavit.
That they exist, however, there is said to be no
question.
STORMY SCENES IN SANATORIUM.
Important revelations were made yesterday
regarding the time when Evelyn Nesbit was ill
at Dr. Walker's sanatorium, at No. 33 East 33d
street. Miss Vesbit became ill shortly aft<»r h<=r
return to New York from Paris with Thaw, that
trip having been the one on which the escapades
in Paris were so annoying to Mrs. Holmon, tho
young girl's mother, who was practically de
serted In Paris. Mrs. Holman, who returned to
New York shortly after her daughter, visited her
daughter while in the sanatorium every day.
They were almost "on the outs" at that time,
and it was only the mother's fear for her daugh
ter's life that caused her to visit her. It is said
that there were many stormy scenes between
mother and daughter.
Another Important point in connection with
this illness is that Harry Thaw and Stanford
White were frequent visitors at the sanato
rium. Whether they met there is not known,
but these visits only served to increase the
hatred between them. The District Attorney's
office has learned of these facts through a wit
ness whose testimony is believed to be of con
siderable value as showing a further cause for
enmity between Thaw and White. The various
links in the chain of Evelyn Nesbit's life from
the time she met White and Thaw, and her
meetings with them, are said to be thus com
pleted.
Clifford W. Hartridge rested yesterday, not
working on the case. He has been working
about eighteen hours out of every twenty-four,
and found that he would either have to take a
day off or run the risk of illness. Mrs. Harry
Thaw remained at the Lorraine all day, refusing
to discuss the case.
The departure of the Rev. John A. Wade, the
Episcopalian chaplain at the Tombs, for Eng
land with a message and a bundle of letters from
Thaw to the Countess of Yarmouth, his sister,
is considered as having an important bearing on
the defence. It is known that Mr. Hartridge
desired Mr. Wade to act as the messenger, and
the letters are thought to be of importance re
garding the attitude of the countess on appear
ing at the trial la behalf of her brother.
Owing to the absence of Mr. Wade. Thaw did
not attend the Episcopalian service In the Tomba
yesterday, but Instead attended the Methodist
servlco. conducted by the Rev. Mr. Sanderson,
the chaplain. Afterward Mr. Sanderson con
ferred with Thaw for an hour.
Thaw had the freedom of tho second tier, on
which his cell is located, all day yesterday, and
walked about a good part of the time. As no
visitors are allowed on Sunday, he passed the
remainder of the time reading the papers and
'•doping out" the horses. Thaw and some of
the keepers discussed the horse races at great
length, and he appeared to take more interest
in them than he did in his own case.
A well dressed man and woman called at the
Tombs yesterday and tried to see Thaw. They
were refused admittance, as they did not have
special passes. They drove to the Tombs In a
hansom, and apparently were indignant when
they found they would not be admitted. They
said they were intimate friends of Thaw, were
stopping at the Waldorf, and were insistent, but
their demands were refused. They said they
would return to-day. No one at the Tombs
knew them, and it was their first call it was
said.
OASIS MAY BE DESTROYED.
Drouth Threaten! to Wipe Ont the Khanate
of Bokhara.
Bokhara. July 29. — On account of the long con
tinued drouth the water supply of the Khanate
of Bokhara Is practically exhausted. The people
are drinking from stagnant pools. The cotton
plantations are scorched by the heat, and unless
rain falls within % woek the oasis will be swal
lowed up by the surrounding desert.
WANTS STATE TO STUDY BUN FLOWER.
(By IMagraph to The Tribune.]
Topeka, Kan.. July 29. — F. D. Coburn, secre
tary of the State Board of Agriculture, is gath
ering statistics regarding the sunflower, and will
make an effort to have the two Kansas experi
ment stations and the agricultural college take
up Its culture. Mr. Coburn has sent out a num
ber of inquiries, and has found that the seeds
of the sunflower produce an oil which makes a
high grade soap. The oil when properly pre
pared Is edible, of much the same nature as olive
oil, for which it may be substituted. Last year
one Kansas farmer harvested forty-five bushels
of seed from three-quarters of an acre.
ALL CARS RUN IN NEW BEDFORD.
New Bedford. Mass., July 29.— With all lines
running with a full complement of cars, and
only one line, that on Purchase street, guarded
by policemen. New Bedford did not present the
appearance of a strike centre to-day, and there
was little Indication that a street railway strike
was in progress, except that the number of peo
ple patronizing the cars was much smaller than
on the previous Sundays. The only line that had
anything like the normal Sunday traffic was the
Fall River line, and even that route «ras not
crowded.
YAROMASTER'S LEO CUT OFF.
(By T?lesrap"» to The Triton*]
New London. July M.— Charles B. Markbam,
general yardmaoter here of the Consolidated Rail
road, Jumped from a moving train to-day, slipped
benestb the wheels and lost bis right Ur *boy« the
lme*. Ill* recovery v aoubUol, , *
XLW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, MONDAY, JULY P>o. 1000.
Checks May pf Drawn
against ail interest,bcaring de
posits placed with us. \v,c
at either office.
Stj* Cntct Qimnjtatrrj of Aatjfrtra
135 Broadway. New York
_ (ja Trail Street. |m M
BraMbM c 3 Graham Bt.. London. E. c.
3IH. TAVOMBLY RESKrXS.
OFF THE MUTUAL BOARD.
Richard Olney and B. N. Baker to
Confer on Ticket.
Hamilton McK. Twombly has positively declined
re-election on the Mutual Life's administration
ticket. Mr. Twomhly has been a member of the
company's board of trustees since 1900. He is a
director of the Chicago * Northwestern Railway
Company and a dozen other railroads, as well as a
director of the National Bank of Commerce and
various other banks and trust companies. Mr.
Twombly was nominal.,: by the trustees at their
meeting on July 17. «nd his name was placed on tho
ticket filed in Albany the same afternoon.
The Peabody-Rogers Interests, it Is said, earnestly
wished that Mr. Twombly's name should appear
on the ticket, as ho was one of the few truste.es
who successfully withstood the ordeals of the spe
cial insurance grand Jury end tho Armstrong and
Truesdale committees.
On tho day following Mr. Twombly's departure
for Europe it waa prematurely reported that he
had filed his resignation from the board with Presi
dent Peabody. At Mr. Twombly's Madison (N. J.)
home a Tribune reporter was told last night that
Mr. Twombly was In Newport. Jfo authoritative
statement was forthcoming as to the reasons for his
refusal to stand for re-election.
Should the Supreme Court in Albany, in the man
damus proceedings now pending, decide that In
surance Superintendent Keliey has power to re
move from the administration ticket the names of
the four international policyholders" committee
men nominated without their consent, this will
leave five vacancies on the ticket.
Mr. Twombly's refusal to serve on the ticket has
been in President Peabody"s hands for several days,
It Is said, Mr. Peabody withholding the fact in the
vain hope that Mr. Twombly would reconsider his
decision.
Bernard N. Baker, of Baltimore, Md., president
of the Mutual Life Polieyholders' Association, on
his return from Europe has sent a telegram to
Richard Olney. chairman of the international
policyholders 1 committee, asking an interview to
consider the question of a Joint policyholders' ticket
between the association and the committee. The
interview will take place probably to-morrow.
The executive committee of the international com
mittee will meet the same day.
James McKeen, solicitor of the Mutual Life, will
file with Justice Howard, in the Supreme «'ourt.
Albany, to-day, his brief in the mandamus" pro
ceedings.
Mr. Baker returned from Europe on the St.
Loujs on Saturday evening. While in Europe he
had several conferences with Wilfred Lawson, sec
retary of the British committee of the association,
and was in constant communication with Dr. Julius
I'llmann, of Vienna, a member of the association's
executive committee. Mr. Baker, in an interview
issued yesterday, .strongly criticised the Mutual
Life's administration ticket, and the nomination
of the four international commltteemen. Should
the policyholders el»ct the administration ticket,
they would have voted to permit "a group of New
York financiers to use their funds as a financial
pool for speculative purposes." Mr. Baker was In
favor of the naming of a policyholders' ticket be
fore August 20.
Regarding the international committee, he said:
"From the time we were satisfied that Mr. Unter
myer's committee h%d substantial backing we have
appreciated that union should be had on a single
ticket which all Mutual Life policyholders could
support. We have, therefore, made no commit
ments, and such, I am assured, is Mr. Untermyer's
position as well."
The association will begin to-day to mail its first
circular to policy holder? of the Mutual Life.
OBITUARY.
JOHN T. EVANS.
John T. Rvans, for many years associated with
Elmer S Pundy. and later with the amusement
firm of Thompson & Dundy in their enterprises,
died from pneumonia in a private hospital in East
35th street, late Saturday night. He was sixty-five
years old and leaves a wife and two children. Mr
Evans was born in England, but passed much of
his life in Omaha, Neb., the home for a long time
of Mr. Dundy. He held the office of City Con
troller for four years, and later was City Clerk.
He was at the Omaha and Buffalo expositions, and
came to this city when Thompson & Dundy sought
bigger fields. His home was an apartment among
the turrets of Luna Park. Thomson & Dundv
esteemed him as a valuable business ally and a
SAMUEL K. M'GUIRE.
Samuel K. McGulre. eighty years old, died on
Friday from Internal Inflammation at his hon#3 No.
910 West Bnd avenue. He came from Londonderry!
Ireland, his birthplace, when seventeen years old,
and went into the contracting and building busi
ness. Mr. McGrUire built the Cotton Exchange, the
Union Trust Company Building, the Mechanics'
Bank, the Arion Club house, the Racquet and Ten
nis dub house, part of the Metropolitan Museum
of Art and other Important buildings In this city.
For fifty years he was on elder of the Second Re^
formed Presbyterian Church, in West 38th i street
A widow, three sons and three daughters survive
him.
THINKS HE HAS NEW RUBBER PLANT.
Mexican Planter Believes Product from Vine
May Affect the Trade.
Mexico City. July 29 (Special).— owner of a
large cacao plantation in the northeastern part of
Chiapas says he has discovered a rubber vine on
his property that excels all others. The discovery
was made by Chinese laborers working for him.
The Chinese gathered vines which grow In a
dense, tangled mass, and wove them Into rude ham
mocks. The hammocks were especially elastic on
account of the large amount of rubber in them. and
this was particularly so if the vines were dried
some time. This fact was the cau»e of th© popu
larity of the vine hammocks with tho Chinese.
The attention of the owner of the hacienda was
naturally called to the peculiar properties of the
strange vine. Upon investigation, according to the
reports, it was found to carry a high percentage
of rubber. It amounts to about 20 or 25 per cent of
the weight of the vine, and Is ro strong that, on
breaking the wood, the rubber still holds.
In other rubber plants, as far us is known, there
Is so much rosin and essential oil in the rubber
that it is not elastic at all until extracted and
treated. It is more like a viscous sap. like that
of the fig tree. In the new vine, however, there
appears to be a total absence of essential oil and
rosin. It is not so certain a fact, however, »hat
this property will add to tho facility of extraction.
It may make It more difficult.
If it shall be found that it Is possible to separate
this new rubber from the plant in any economical
manner, the discoverer believes that It will greatly
affect the industry. There are vast tangles of the
vine, arid the percentage of rubber Is higher than
in any other known plant, he says.
«
PHYSICIAN UNDER ARREST.
Boston, July —Dr. Fred F. Moore, an assist
ant In the "General and Emergency Hospital, at
PtUsfleld. Mass., was arrested by Boston police
inspectors to-day, on a charge of passing several
worthless checks in Plttsfleld. Moore has been
arrested here before on similar charges, and
served two years' Imprisonment here. Dr. Moore
Is about tUty-seven years old, and is said to have
been graduated from Harvard College and Medi
can School. He recently went to Plttsfield from
Xew York. The Boston inspectors took the man
to Plttsfleld to-night.
KILLS ONE MAN, WOUNDS ANOTHER
Toccoa, Oe.. July 23.— William Smith was shot
and Instantly killed and hie brother-in-law. Will
lam Bowtfen. fatally wounded, as the result of a
Quarrel with Elbert Loden, near here, to-day.
u°m"dUpate t witn n Be 8 10ni \, a3 !' 1 bscama involved
rUk d ;P2; V*^.. 11 * 00 * 1 ? 611 ". f V nUh mt*rf«rert; and
I»don shot Mm through th« heart, aad tr.ea *>,ot
Bowd»n. Loden v mill at lire*. -
FIGHTING AT POLTAVA.
<on(tnwl from nr«fc p"« r
member 26. IMS. Lieutenant Schmidt, who bad been
dismissed from the navy because of his revolution
ary opinions, -wont on board the cruiser Otcbakoff
and assumed eomand of the vessel %nd other mutin
ous ships. O« November 27 the OtchakoH •*«»*»•
ether vessels of the Black Bea fleet and a r*» -m«nt
of infantry attempted to seize tee city. The ships
opened lire on the forts, which replied, sinking the
cruisers Otchakoff and Dnieper and a transport.
Schmidt was captured. The £«yen remaining aMps
surrendered to the loyal warships of AdmlraJ C nut
nin. and on November SO the "*K |m «^.T™iil3«i
revolted waa forced to surrender. The casualties
wore estimated at five thousand. ««.,•♦•£.
On J July ■ U Admiral Chuknln .commander of
This act was supposed to be in revenge ior
This act was supposed to be in revenge for the
execution of Schmidt.
REPLIES TO GORKY.
Harburger Strong in Defence of
America and Americans.
In answer to Maxim Gorky's appeal to all citi
sens to give aid to the sufferers in Russia, Coroner
Harburger made reply yesterday as follows:
"The world is for all and everybody ha*. &_ £s
to its joys," so cays Maxim Gorky »» h £ amgaJMg
the people of America, and from his WyJg I !*^
in Hm-rfcane. N. V., away ' r <> m .." 11 r m'e n n't' ce tt a 1 1c1 cr 33 8 f %8% 8 thS
covernment. comes the cry. •. Are ther em, in«s
country living men, and will they hear me in
the days of King George and when the t British naa
full control of our colonies, a9 *!} ? t ?" ,i r T ery
patriots remained on their own soil «"«* « *??*
vestige of British domination was driven from the
land, and at the cost of thousands of lives this
great and free government was established ana
maintained ever since-greater than any other
world power in existence to-day. ~* n A»mn
Our people as a whole detest, abhor and condemn
the cruel, arbitrary spirit of the Rues'an £ « •£»;
ment. whicn for centuries in and out has per
secuted, molested, subjugated, murdered and cast
odium especially on the Russtan Jews, most or
whom have settled on the East fide and have a
just hatred against the Fatherland which has been
a despoller of their homes and firesides.
Though but a few Russians before 1880 were , set
tiers in our city our voices have ever been uplifted
against Russian outrages and barbarities. It win
ever be so. The Russian-American proved h s
Intense loyalty to his adopted country when our
war with Spain was announced A "regiment was
immediately formed on the East Side, and ornon»
our valiant men in battle the 11 -eeide nt of the
United Btates attested to their ro 11 l »rage aim
patriotism. Many of us. inoculated and born witn
the spirit of freedom are well wishers of al l forms
"'oS??'-^- " •"*' l srJ&arsx <* are
we I think we are not. AYe only pretend to
abhor criminals More love and consideration for
"Americans overflow with the milk of human kind
.ness. That is why in a little over a onMin have
eightv-flve millions of free men. Thai : is wnj we
SHa&Ss » ft££3s2£s£
Whatever his impression maybe _he is tho ™BMy
imbued with the marked freedom or tne peopie,
will, admiration for the principles or our American
form of government. , '
COPIES OF MANIFEBTO SEIZED.
Kharkoff. July SB.-Copies, weighing four hun
dred pounds, of the manifesto issued by mem
bers of parliament at Viborg have been seized
by the authorities here.
EARL GREY AT ST JOHN'S.
Hints at Future Federation— New
Steamer Line.
St. Johns, N. F.. July 29.— Eary Grey, at a
luncheon in his honor at Government Housa
yesterday, said that his visit to Newfoundland
was proving a most delightful one. He had been
profoundly and agreeably surprised at the natu
ral beauties and the material prosperity of the
island. The earl eald he brought no suggestion
of federation from Canada, for he knew that
union sentiment did not exist in the colony. If
Newfoundland at any future date should decide
to seek union. Canada's door would be found
open, and it would not be necessary to knock.
Earl Grey expressed the belief that St. John's is
destined ere long to become the western termi
nus of a fast transatlantic steamer service.
Governor MacGregor assured Earl Grey that
he was a heartily welcome visitor. Premier Bond
concurred in this, and said it was the hope of
the colony that a fast transatlantic line would be
an accomplished fact within a year or two.
Lord and Lady Howkk and Lady Sybil Grey
on their recent fishing excursion caught fifty
salmon, none under ten pounds, and 120 trout,
weighing 180 pounds in all. Governor Mac-
Gregor and Earl Grey started on their fishing
trip to-night.
PRESIDENT PARDO'S MESSAGE.
Peru Hopes for Arbitration Agreement at
Rio — Railway Loan.
Lima, July 20.— The message of President Par
do to Congress calls attention to the progress of
the republic and to the policy of the nation,
which, he says, is inspired by a desire to settle
International differences on a basis of friendship
and equity. The President adds that a discus
sion of these principles, which Peru and a ma
jority of the South American states uphold, will
take place at the Pan-Ameri'-an Congress at Rio
Janeiro. He advises a loan of $1..VV>,000 for
railroad construction.
GIBSON SEEKS VINDICATION.
Attorney Arrested in Kinnan Murder Case
Asks Bar Asociation to Investigate.
Burton W. Gibson, the lawyer whom Coroner Mc-
Donald had sent to the Torr.hs after the inquest in
the Ktnnan murder case, has appealed to the Bar
Association to investigate his connection with the
whole affair and as legal adviser to Mrs. Louisa M.
Stenton, mother of the murdered woman. He wants
to be either vindicated or disbarred.
Mr. Gibson says that Coroner McDonald forced
him to toll parts of the transactions regarding the
pale of Mrs. Btcaton'a property, which, without full
details, put him in a bad light before the public
TURKS DISPERSE GREEK BAND.
Salonika. July 23.— Three hundred Turkish troops
attacked and dispersed a Greek band on Friday at
Rakova, near Monastir. Five of the band were
killed.
CAMPBELL TO RUN IN TEXAS.
Houston. Tex., July 29.— Sufficient returns have
been received to show that In Saturday's Demo
cratic primaries T. M. Campbell, of Palestine, re
ceived a plurality of the popular vote, and that he
will go into the state convention with at least 230
votes, sufficient strength to assure him the noml
i.ation for Governor.
JERSEY MAN KILLED BY LIGHTNING.
George Mi< k!es. twenty-seven years old. Off Xo.
411 Palisade avenue. Jersey Ottjr, was instantly
killed by lightning while seated on tho porch of
the Lembeck Avenue Ctufc hous* near the New
ark Bay shore, dining a thunderstorm which
passed over that city at 5 p. m. yesterday. His
body was removed to the horn* of his parents.
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BHELL VERBUS ARMOR.
Something- hk« an international shell and armor
competition is beinc conducted for th« Italian navy
Just now. Five firms are taking part in the com
petition— two of them Italian, or Anglo-Italian, the
Ternl and the Armstrons-Possoli; and the other
three foreign, the Poldhulte, Camel and Fritk
establishments About seven thousand projectiles
are to be tested with bis suns of different types.
But though a foreign Arm may get the contract
the projectiles wilt have to be manufactured ij
Italy, and under official inspection. Even should
an Italian Arm get the contract, official Inspection
will be Insisted upon. That rule, apparently, v
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M $25.00 FROM CHICAGO X
M $21.00 FROM ST. LOUIS m
Tickets on sals Szpi. lOth'-to .'Ja '„ inclusive.
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287 Broadway, Now York, N. Y.
VISdUT U'ISS HIS BET.
Broker Rides 100 1-2 Miles in Nine
Hours and Sine Minutes,
H. K. Vingut. the broker, rode 100% miles at
a gallop in nine hours and nine minutes on the
track at Belmont Park yesterday and won a
bet of $1,000. About two weeks ago Mr. Vingut
got into a dispute with Edward L. Norton over
the question of a man's endurance in the sad
dle. When Mr. Norton offered to bet he could
not ride one hundred miles in the saddle In
twenty-four hours Mr. Vingut took him up and
started in training at once.
With a number of friends and relays of horses.
Mr. Vingut went out to the track yesterday
morning. The start was at 4:42 a. m-. and Mr.
Vingut galloped twenty-five and one half miles
before stopping for breakfast, at 6:50. Then he
took time for a shave and started riding again
at 8:10. At luncheon time. 12:35. he had cov
ered forty-three and one half miles more. All
the time the rain was slowly drizzling down, but
that did not trouble Mr. Vingut.
He mounted again at 2:45. About a quarter
of an hour afterward a thunder storm crashed
its way over the track, and the sky was so over
cast that Mr. Vingut could not be seen from the
clubhouse. A bolt of lightning shattered the
three-quarters post just after he had passed
it, but he kept on and finished at o 21.
Mr. Vingut showed little fatigue after his ex
ploit, and appeared later at a dinner given in
his honor by Mr. Norton at the Racquet and
Tennis Club.
NEGRO'S FOUL CRIME.
Assaults Woman, Then Kills Her
and Three Children rvith T Axe.
[By Telegraph to The Tribune.]
Pittsburg, July 29.— During the absence at
church this morning of Richard Pierce, one of
the best known and wealthiest farmers of Wash
ington County, an unknown Negro entered his
home, assaulted Mrs. Pierce, and when she tried
to defend her honor killed her and her three
small children, literally hacking them to pieces
with an axe. Th* Negro obtained what valu
ables he could, set fire to the house and then
fled to the hills.
The home of the Pierce family is near the
little hamlet of Venice, three miles from Mc-
Donald, just across the line In Washington
County. A posse of farmers is In pursuit, and
If the Negro Is captured he will be lynched.
CANNON WATSON 'S GUEST.
Speaker's Wish to Hear Old
Fashioned Hymns Gratified.
[By Telegraoh to The Tribune.]
Rushville. Ind., July 2».— "Uncle Joe" Cannon Is
the guest of James E. Watson, his "whip." to-night.
Upon his arrival at 6 o'clock "Uncle Joe" suggested
his fondness for the oldtlme religious hymns, and
a song service was arranged immediately. Church
choirs were depleted by the committee on enter
tainment and th* best talent in the city hurried to
the home of J. K. Gowdy to sing for the Speaker.
Elaborate preparations are being made to enter
tain Mr. Cannon during his stay here. According
to the present plans, hf will remain several days.
He will mix business with pleasure, and. with Mr.
Watson, will arrange the details of his speaking
tour, which will carry him and the «h District
Congressman all over the Union. It is said here
that "Uncle Joe ' will assist Watson In lining up
the band of insm-Rents. lel by Charles Hernly. who
openly declared recently that he would not vote
for the Republican candidate in the «th and that
he would exert his influence to bring about his
defeat.
A GREAT SUM STOLEN.
Train Robber?/ Near Warsaw May
Cost Government $100000.
Warsaw. July 29.— The postal car robbed on
the Warsaw- Vienna Railroad near this city on
Saturday night, contained a package of $60,000
in « ash from abroad and at least $30,000 addi
tional funds. The amount taken by the robbers
has not been definitely ascertained, as the docu
ments attached to the money parcels are miss
ing.
The officers and the entire crew of the Volga
steamer Kurjer have been arrested on suspicion
of placing the steamer at the disposal of the
band which held up a train on the Volga Rail
way last Thursday.
DIES FOR CALLING A MAN A "SCAB
Frank Mattlson. an ironworker, of No. 218
4th street. Jersey City, was called a "scab" last
night by Gusiave Mattison, of Xo. 4S Tork
street, aiul he knocked Oustave down. His head
struck the curb and he died six hours later.
Frank Mattlson >vas held on the> charge of mur
der.
CRUISER UMBRIA AGAIN AFLOAT.
Kingston, Jamaica. July" 2*— The Italian cruiser
Umbria. which ran aground on July 13 while com
ins up the harbor here. was. pulled oft the mud
bank on Saturday night by the Dutch warship
Kortenaer and the German steamer Georgia. The
Umbria was not Injured. Her guns and stores,
which were taken off In an effort to lighten her,
will be replaced here.
A HEART OF STONE
An extraordinary freak of disease has been re
vealed In a Berlin hospital, where a domestic ser
vant woman.- admitted with symptoms that defied
diagnosis, was the other morning found dead la
bed. Post-mortem examination then dissipated the
mystery. A malignant turner— sarcoma— had
spread itself over the entire vault of the cranium,
and the heart, liver and lungs were partially netri
fled by a thick calcareous deposit- Further e\aml
nation showed that the sarcoma has entirely de
composed and eaten away the bony structure of the
eranlnin. and that Its constituents had been ear
rl*d by the Mood. Into the principal crpnns. The
heart hnii ti^-a lit- rally chcUefl caOl It. coi:U no
longer parform Ha t uncitona.^-l^onaon Glab*.
It sort of mitigates the rise in itt
to have our Summer suits reduced in
price.
For tropical suits are included m
those operated on at our recent nice
revision, ivheji so many hundreds cf
good ones went down to $15.
At the higher prices too, there are
lots of feather weight suits as well m
mixtures and serges that have loat
from $2 to $5 from their prices.
Youths' suits, sizes 82 to 35 eh^ 1 .
all $10 now— except some XortViki
that are $6.
Boys' long trouser suits, sizes 29 to
31 chest, all $8 now.
Rogers, Peet & Company.
Tfcxea Broad-sray Stersa.
253 £42 i2*o
at at i:
Wtner. at life SB. ZJaiii
GATHERED ABOUT TOWS.
The girls la the milk depot la City Bali Pa--*
have no easy time supplying the demands a i»
thirsty hundreds woo pause to quaff di pvn*
foaming beverage dn a hot das' la July or >— z-Jt-
About the ticket window may ■csaalTy be Csssd a
horde of ragged youngstase, who important sjpl
purchaser of tickets to buy then one. On* sasssr*
by, who may have been, a philanthropise or ■■—>»
attempting to purchase that approval of eaosdssss
which rarely came In th* general tsaassadaa «'
business, paused to count th* aseaoibsad SJSj>sl
and. finding ten of them, stepped «p> to the -vr>io«
and laid down bis dime. No sooner had he «t».-*.^
In to distribute them, however, than thttety chil
dren seemed to rise like made from the pa-.-^ac:
and thrust grimy Bands op, saying. '"Gimme a ttss>
et. mister!" Still undaunted, the man porpr.-..*«d I
quarter's worth. These, too, disappeared **••■»»
momenta. Tbsa. noticing thsAjgway \\JUM ijWs,
exeat deal of attention, sad, tearing l«.tSa>.ut*M
be "pinched" for Inciting a riot, ho snook -_*..
loose from the mob and fled in ths> direrttss ci
Broadway.
They were very small sad vary- -Crtr» Ml tiis?
seemed to be Indigenous to one of the ssreeti Ml
back of Newspaper How. The two gktls. «ha «SJS
slightly older than the coy, appealed to be gotog
somewhere, and had co xalad to accept the sOs>
tlens ef their Insistent youthful escort. After astsg
various arguments to Induce the young man. *Jrt«3«
years probably numbered five, to go back sad Ms**
them alone, one of me girls said to him la ti.: —
of ci • who may have seta as much, as sts c*; -a 2;
once and therefor* to accustomed to da dssposMlsm
of large sums d money:
"Tommy. if you'll be a good boy «ad>*o I**--* ■
gtve you $5."
This argument seemed to have too dtsfeed •"**
on the future district leader, for after looking lsas>
lngly for a moment in th* direction they «<■*>
coins he turned about, doubtless wondstmg
whether he should purchase a country Vise* c •
yacht with bis promised fortune.
The appearance of Wilson Jllsner m tt* «••■
dispatches of the day recalls one toddant wMem^lS
said to have varied the monotony of his esrissr
career. On board "one of the ferryboats plying ti
t-ween San Francisco and Oakland he and • Wsnd
got into an argument regarding the length of B>>
\t would take to rescue a man who fell overbear^.
One insisted that it could be done la five miauM**
while the other maintained that tea was •■*•••*
margin. In order to determine the fact It was «•
ranged that MUner should fall into th« ***•*••■•
his friend, after cryinr "Ma-, overboard.*" was »O
jump in after him. The procraniin* was, catty*
through without a hitch. »•><! when tno cure"— »
men were drawn on board the deckhands ami esr
cited passengers were astonished to see beta
them pull their watches from their pockets ana
the winner claim the money he had won.
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Receives deposits subject
to check or on certificate.
Interest allowed at best .
permissible rate.
Performs all the func
tions of a Trust Company.
With Its extensive equipment. Its
large resources. Its wide range of
experience and activities, It is able
to serve its clients In more ways
and with greater thoroughness
than any other similar institution
"Finance Committee hi charge of
Banking Interests:
C. H. Cclser. Chart** A. *%essss\
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176 Broadway. New York.
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