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Confident of Acquittal, He Talks of
Visiting South Africa.
Harry K. Thaw If said to be so certain that
the Jury, which for nearly three months has
b*en hearing his. trial, will acQuit him of the
murder of Stanford White this week that lift is
making; arrangements to take a trip to South
Africa with his wife. This trip he plans will
licgin probably within a week after the verdict
Is announced.
There Is considerable doubt, however. If this
flan will ever be followed, even in the case, of •
favorable verdict, if Thaw's family have any
thing to ray about it. The family, it i* said.
ar« in grav<» fear that if Thaw is acquitted and
remitted to have his mm way he will again
fall bark into llie life be M before June 25 of
last yrar. Fhould be travel with only his wife,
It is feared be would again urn to the habits
which, the family hopes, are r.ow almost cure!
Jt. is also feared that Mrs. j:.«r!yn Thaw would
fiot be .-'■:. to restrain him if lie insisted on fol
lowing his mvn bent.
For this reason, it is BaM, the mother and
the rest of Hie family will do their utmost to
have th« defendant, if he is acquitted, travel
■rith them, or at least remain with some mem
ber of the family at ail times. Should Thaw
till ineist on the South African trip, it is said,
come of th« family would Insist on accompany
ing him. Thaw desires this trip, counsel have
•all. bo that tee notoriety of the trial may die
out before he again appears In New York, and
an out-of-the-way country. Thaw believes,
would be the beet place for him to visit.
From present indications Thaw will know
whether he is guilty la the eyes of the law of
having murdered Stanford White by next Thurs
day right or Friday morning, as no further de
lays In the trial are anticipated. On Monday
morning, in all probability, the trial will be re
sumed b-fore Justice KitzGerald In the Crim
inal Branch of the Supreme c art. Prior to
this. It is understood. District Attorney Jerome
viii make a brief argument against the con
firmation of the report of the commission in
lunacy which asserts that Thaw is .sane at the
present time. But his notion .11 merely be
perfunctory, as it is generally conceded that
the court will ruif against him.
There is still some doubt whether the defence
will caJl any more witnesses <->n its surrebuual or
will rest Immediately. It is understood, bow
ever, that J>r. Allan .\HLane Hamilton, who was
the last witness, will not be called to testify
further. There is a possibility Mrs. Evelyn
Thaw will be called to contradict some w the
sworn statements of A brail am ii. Hummel, but
even if she la called :u-r testimony will take less
than an hour, and then the defence will rest.
Mr. Delmas. li is understood, will n«k for an ad
journment until the afternoon session, when he
will begin his summing up.
li Is expected that Mr. Delmas's address will
take all of the afternoon of Monday and nearly !
all of Tuesday. Mr. I>e!r.iSß will undoubtedly j
make a supreme: effort, not alone for the fak« of
his client, but also because, to a considerable
•>xt*>nt. his reputation in the East will be made
or broken by his Bumming up.
Clifford W. Hartrid£«\ of Thaws counsel, in
Fi-eakins of the case yesterday, said:
"I do not expect that the examination of wit
nesses and the preliminaries before the f-umminjr
up by Mr. Delmas will last more than an hour.
There are sums little matters that we may want
in clear up. For Instance, there were some Ftate
ments made by Hummel which we may deny,
but I hardly think that they are worth while
"I want to give the inside history at my ap- j
' pearing before the Lunacy Commission. I
waived all constitutional rights and told tho
commission to ask Thaw any questions they saw
fit. except that I told him not to answer any
questions about the trial. One member of the
commission did ask Thaw a question about the
rts.se, and on my advice he declined to answer it.
Then the commission sent for me and asked me
v If I would not withdraw my advice so as to allow
\ Thaw to answer the question. I then to.. Thaw
■1 to answer any question that the member*? of the
V commission miyht ask, and I suppose that he
did, but I do not know th»t be did. for I left
the presence of the commission and was not
present at the examination any more than Mr.
Jerome war My attitude In turning Thaw en
tirely loose upon the commission showed my
confidence in his ability to meet all tests."'
Mr?. Evelyn -Thaw and Mrs WlUiara Thaw
called on the defendant yesterday. The young :
wife remained be Ion? as the prison rules al
lowed, but th« mother stayed only a half hour.
It Is understood that the entire family, as well
as Thaw himself, are confident of acquittal.
More Ulan Twice That Number Injured in
Cyclone Along the Gulf.
Hew Orleans April C— Fully twenty-five persons
£cad and more than twice that number seriously
Injured are the result"? of yesterday's tornado
which swept through Louisiana. Mississippi and
Alabama. Lees than half of those killed were
white persons. Anon* the last bodies found were
those of a man and a woman hi trees at Alex- |
aodria, La.
With the object of injuring the sale of "CANADIAN CLUB"
WHISKY, certain persons are stating that it is not guaranteed under
the Food and Drugs Act.
THE ACT provides simply thtt DEALERS shall not be prose
cuted for selling Unlawful Goods, if such goods are guaranteed by
Residents of the United States from whom purchased, but that the
Guarantors shall then be "amenable to the prosecutions, fines and
other penalties " under the ACTT
Not being residents of the United States, it is clearly out of our
power to give this particular guarantee to Dealers; but we have already
undertaken, and we hereby again undertake, to hold every dealer ab
solutely harmless in the sale of "CANADIAN CLUB."
The object of the FOOD AND DRUGS ACT is to suppress
impurity and misrepresentation.
Inasmuch as "CANADIAN CLUB" is a pure whisky, labelled with
absolute truthfulness, bearing the Canadian Government guarantee as
to age, there is nothing about it to suppress.
Some Dealers are calling what is only a MANUFACTURER'S
very serious misrepresentation and a violation of the Law.
Presidents Address Feature— He
Will Review Parade.
Norfolk, Vs., April 6.— President Roosevelt's ad
dress Is to be t!:e chief feature of the opening day
of the Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition, the
oftVisl programme of which was announced to
day The opening exercises, which take place on
Friday. April 26. will begin at sunrise by a salute
of three hundred guns by the Norfolk Light Artil
lery Blues, commemorating the 300 th anniversary
of the first English settlement of America.
The President will reach the exposition grounds
at 11:30 o'clock, lifter passing on the Mayflower
through the columns of saluting foreign and Amer
ican warships in Hampton Roads. He will be es
corted to the review stand on Lee Parade in
the rear of the Auditorium Building. The ad
dresi.es will begin at once and in "»atJ« «£
■vVmiM the weatiier permit. An invocation vy
; the exposition company, will pre ede
e n SlreridS?has closed he will press a
tS^hi^S&J "wlS^reJnt^m. JndShe oon-
SaH^rs Un a^^lo»ihe TJWt^
S,:^ ■nndeVM.ni'aener.-.l rr^U* p.
ft « c * -p, the ot^»l
ri'r't „,. tT ';!, tie governors of states, twenty of
Roosevelt between 5 and 6 o clock.
His Home Will Be in South So Long as He
Lives, He Says.
Chicago April 6.-Booker T. Washington ad
dressed^ three thousand negroes last night at the
Olive! Baptist Church, in opening. Mr. Washington
declared his loyalty to his race.
"People frequently ask m* why I don't move out
KJi mrhoaS^U be X doWD there among the black
men of the South." -
Tar Clerk Says He Had Numerous Sources
of Income to live High.
John F. Bouillon, of No. 23 Lenox avenue, a
clerk in the Department of Taxes, who was ar
rested a few days ago by County Detective Rear,
don. chared with accepting V to reduce an as
sessment, was arraigned In the Tombs police court
resterd&y afternoon. After a perliminary hearing
S^SSe Wah!e held him in *.** ball for fur
ther exmxainatlon on April U.
Th. coaplslnant Is Harry HaU. treasurer of the
Hamilton Building Company, of No. 100 William
street lie says he went to the Department Of
T»\es to lrau'.re whether an assessment sgainst
t'e -e-rraiv for 112.000 was for real or persons!
property* and "that Bouillon told him it could be
fixed for to. , .
in court yesterday Bouillon made a general de
nial of the charges. Ha said that the only pay
ment lio received from Hall was the regular
It wsT^«^»ts.VHe sidd about one hundred « 9
ffiv derositione were taken In a day and the fera
were ' divided among three clerk, «*«»»•»'*•
Ti-ni v w-tutf-d to know how a charge or a cenia
wJs made T for services which th* statute says
were worth only 12 cents. Bouillon said the matter
had be«r referred to the Tax Commissioner and
he permitted them to accept the larger amount.
Asked by Assletant District Attorney Krotel to
eKV.lafn how ho lived in * fashionable apartment
house on a salary of 11.200 a year. Bouillon replied
that he sided to his Soome by pitying the organ
and working the fourth degree at tie monthly
Meetings of the Knights of Columbus, for whlci
h« .was paid t» a month, ar.d that be also had
PU l?!! "denied that be had ever received presents of
shins and suit cases from different firms, or that
he had ever htii any conversations with any per
sons In regard to a reduction in assessment*.
Charles P. Mallon, a searcher In the Tax Depart
meat. where he occupies a desk Best to Bouillon.
testified that the only thin* Bpull'.on raid to Hall
about money was to demand his notarial fee. Ball
fcr Bouillon was furnished by his wire. _
The Appellate Division of th« Supreme Court has
affirmed two orders made at Special Term In the
case of Ellen B. Williams. The first order was
made by Justice Truax on July 13. IMS, denying a
motion to vacate an order adjudging th* petitioner
incompetent. Justice Maclean made the second
order on December 21 last, denying a motion to set
ae'.de an order adjudging her insane. Mrs. Will
iams persisted in trying to enter the- office of J. I*.
Morgan & Co.
James Fay announces an exhibition and pale of
his colie<*ion of antiques at Kos. 43 and -15 We I 4- 1
street. Among the nineteen hundred pieces offered
are EonM old Chippendale, Hlpplewhlte and Adams
furniture, a marble bust, of Lincoln that was pre
sented by Lincoln to Morris Keti hum. of Westport,
Conn., with a Gothic hall seat from the collection
of Mme. Humbert, of Paris, and pieces of Louts
XIV, XV and XVI. The exhibition aluo include? a
grand display of tapestries and paintings.
Asks That Trustees Be Added to
Concord. V. H.. April 6.-A supplemental bill in
equity was fi>d In the Merrlmack County Court to
day by the original plaintiffs or "next friends" in
the suit for an accounting of Mrs. Mary Baker G.
Body's property. The bill is the answer of the
plaintiffs to the motion made by the defendants last.
Tu.^clay that the three trustees. Archibald Mc-
Lellan. of Boston: Henry M. Baker, of Bow. and
Josjah E. Fernald. of this city, be substituted for
the "next friends" and be empowered to prosecute
the suits against the defendants In the case, who
are all prominent member* of tn* Christian Science
Church. . ".-■■'.
Th» answer asks that the three trustees be added
to the list of defendants on the ground that the
trustees are working for the same ends as the
original defendants, that U. that they are unduly
influencing Mrs. Eddy and managing her property
to their own ends.
The supplemental bill also asks that the deed of
trust be vacated on the ground that Mrs. Eddy
was not competent to execute it and was a device
contrived by the defendants to defeat the purpose
of the original suit.
The bill, barring legal phraseology. Is as follows:
The petition of Mary Baker Glover Eddy, who
lues by her next friends. George W . Glover, Mary
Baker Glover. George W Baker. Fred \\. Baker
and Ebenezer J. Foster Eddy, against Calvin A.
Foe. Alfred Firlow, Irvine C. Tomlinson, Ira O.
Knann William B. Johnson, Stephen A. C"hase,
Jo"^ ' ArrnstrSl,gf Edward A. KiSiball.; Hermann
S He-ring. Lewis L. Btrang, Henry M. Baker,
Archibald Mcl>ollan and Joslali E. Fernald.
1 Th" plaintiffs say that on the first day of
March torn there was exhibited in this court their
original lof complaint against all the above
named defendants except Baker. McLellan and Per
nawfwliich bill stated the grounds of their action
and prayed appropriate relief: and was duly served
upon said defendants and 13 now pending at this
Dresfiit term of said court.
2. The plaintiffs further say that after the filing
of said bill, to wit. on the sixth day of March, thb
defendants induced Mary B. G. Eddy, she being
the-i in the condition of mind and body. alleged In
pUlntiffs' original bill to execute &.d«A'trusfe£:
riiitr all her estate, real nnd personal, to Hears M.
Baker Buw, N- »•= Archibald McLellan. of
Boston Mass., and Josian K. Fern.-. ld. of Concord.
V II and that thereupon, in pursuance of sal««
deed Baker. MeLellan i.nd Fernald proceeded t«
take'possession of ail the real and personal estate
conveyed by said deed. „»,,,_ „„
3 Hi.- plaintiffs further say that Baker. Me-
I.eilan and Fernald are the agents and attorneys
of the defendants In plaintiffs' original Mil and
subject to the control of said original defendants
and are a part of the combination to surround an.l
seclude the person of Mary 15. O. Eddy. and. la
connection with other defendants, to take charge
at bar property and her business ami to manage
the tine solely according to their own pleasure,
nnd that they have- completely succeeded In ef
fecting th« purpose of their combination, and that
there Is abundant reason to believe that they and
their associates have wrongfully misappropriated
or unlawfully diverted large sums of money and
larger amounts of property of Mary B. O. Eddy, as
■el forth in said original Dill In equity.
*. The plaintiffs further say that the deed of
Marsh 6 the said Mary H. G. Eddy was not com
petent to execute, by reason of her condition, as set
forth in said original bill In equity; and that th*»
same is a device of all the defendants, contrived
mid carried out for the pun of enabling the de
fendants more surely to accomplish the wrongful
purposes of the aforesaid combination and to pre
vent the Appointment of a receiver In said original
suit and to defeat the regular course of said suit.
Wherefore th»» plaintiffs pray:
1. That this supplemental i>ii! may be made a
pert of the original bill In equity "and that tho
defendants Baker. Me Lilian and Fernald be re
quired to appear therein and make answer thereto;
- That the defendant* Baker. McLellan and
Fernald be required to transfer arid deliver to the
receiver or receivers, when appointed by the rourt
under the p.-ayer for relief in the original bill, all
the property of the Bald Mary B. U. Eddy, taken
possession of or received by them under the pro
visions of the deed signed March • WOT, and for
such Further relief as to the court may seem requi
site. and lust.
George w. GLOVER,
george W. BAKER,
fred w. baker.
p;benezer foster eddy.
By their solicitors.
Judge Robert N. • 'hamv-erlalti Issued an order
that ail the defendants. Including the original rtc-
Csadaats and three trustees, shall appear in court
on April 15 to make answer to the petition filed
Service was mad* to-day upon Messrs. Baker and
Ferna'.d. the two loral men among the added de
fendants. Neither the trustees nor General Frank
B. Streeter. their counsel, would make any state
ment for publication.
Boston, April S.— Frederick W. Peasody. of this
city, of counsel for the plaintiffs In the suit for an
accounting of the property of Mary B. O. Eddy, In
a statement with reference tf> the deed of trust
proceedings, said to-day:
The status of the three allege^ trustees win not
be assumed, but must be proven. They me not
trustees If the Instrument upon which they rely Is
of no validity, and the validity of the Instrument
can be determined only by a Judicial .ietermlrmtton
of the mental capacity of the period who is «l
tared to have made it.
The attempted creation of the trust Is an admis
sion of the Incompetency of Mrs. Eddy personally
to administer her t-uslnesn am) property, and suni
an admission Involves the further admissiuti of in
competf-ncy to dispose of it by d«ed of trust or
I am confident we shall have no diniculty In
having the alleged trust Instrument invalidated be
cause of Mrs. Eddy a condition of m-ntul un-
Rochester. April 6.— William B. Marsh, station
agent for the New York Centra] Railroad at New
ark, died to-day at the Homteopathlc Hospital In
consequence of Injuries received whllo alighting
from a train at Lyons last night. Ma: lost both
h!s legs, the left one being cut off above the kne«.
Opposition May Have Quit Insur
ance Fight.
The 'opposition" International committee, a Trib
une reporter learned yesterday, has withdrawn Its
"watchers" from the scene of both the New York
IJfe and Mutual Life canvasses, thereby, it is ar
gued, abandoning any contest of the flection in
either company. "With no forewarning:, the catch
ers who have represented the international com
mittee sine* the opening- of the canvass were with
drawn about midday. After they had been paid
the international committee's manager told th3m
briefly that their services no longer would be re
quired, and, while vouchsafing no reason for their
dismissal, sought to pledge them to secrecy con
cerning it. The dismissed watchers, however, re
ceived the impression that the committee- had de
cided to give up the fight.
In view especially of the fact that the New York
Life canvass will last at least four weeks longer
and the Mutual Life canvass at least one week,
and tliat many thousands of votes still remain
finally uncounted, insurance men see In the with
drawal of the international committee's "chal
lengers" the strongest indications that the com
mittee has abandoned any intention It may actually
have entertained of striving to invalidate the elec
tion of the ''administration ticket" nominees iii
either the New York Life or the Mutual Life. How
ever the committee may seek to explain Its motive
in withdrawing its watchers, it is asserted confi
dently that hereafter the committee will confine ii«
activities in connection with the recent election
largely to suits against individual agents and others.
To at least one of the watchers, his dismissal
came ujb a thunderbolt from a clear sky. the watch
ers having been told previously that their services
would be required until midsummer.
The committee, it is said, has dismissed also a
number of Its other employes.
Interstate Commerce Commission Will Give
It Careful Consideration.
Washington. April C— Chairman Knapp of the
Interstate Commerce Commission said to-day that
the commission would not be In a hurry about ren
dering a decision In the ilarriman ease, the argu
ments !n which were closed yesterday. He said
that the record was voluminous and the questions
involved of great importance. The commission,
therefore, would proceed deliberately. "When the
decision finally is reached It will be announced to
the public, but the Indications are that It will be
some time before any dvflnlte action is taken.
E. F. Leo, William Gwynne and G. W. Sands
Dispose of Membership.
Edgar F. Leo, Exchange member of the firm of
Arnold L<eo & Co.. which f;iii>(l on December 22.
has posted his membership on the New York Stock
Exchangi for transfer. Mr. Leo's membership is
to be sold to Bon Una.
ced that the firm
be able to *. A proposition
was made to t <• creditors to accept 58 cuts on
tit.- dollar, with the undersi thai the firm
wo ild ''■• come morally n I for the ro
te firm <lid not resume business, al
though ai out all of I >. it ia said, ac«

■hip of William
Owynne has been posted for transfer to Clifford
■ eld by <;. v in
tl rop Sands has
M. Pal
Action Precipitated by Suit Brought by
Attorney General.
Justice. O'Oorman yesterday appointed "William J.
K. Kenny, of No. 44 Broad street, receiver for the
New fork Electrical Dion, with a bor.d of 130,000,
in tho action brought by the Attorney General in
the name of tin? people of tho State of New York
njiulnKt th* un!i>n. This notion was begun on
Junuary is. on a petition filed by members of the
union, asscTtlng that tl.o linunces i<t the union had
been mismanaged by tlu< oitle<>rs. William D. Mc-
Nulty, of No. 141 Broadway, was appointed a
special deputy attorney general to prosecute tho
It «i established on the trial that during tha
year IjOS tin* receipts of tlie union were $40.i/oo\ and
Its expenditures won- |32.i«V. Under the b>l<t\\s
the expenditures thouUl h.ivo been less than $3,00
h year,
Answer Filed by United Oil Company in
Missouri Ouster Suit.
St. l.outp, April 6— The first snsw«r by th«" d*»
fendant to the government's ouster suit against
the Standird Oil Company and others was Bled In
the United States Circuit Court to-day by th«
United ull ('ump.iny, of Denver. Che solicitors
filing the answer were Henry T. Itogorn. Lucius
M. Cuthbert and r>. it. EM*
■ : .
111 1 .'limits that the
of the
i "nit»-<i com at the latter
com] my li Btandard. It also
Stan !
Arbitration Board Hears Charges of Violated
The charge that the Brotherhood of Painters had
violated the arbitration agreement by striking
against member* of tnc Building Trades employers'
Association wan taken up yesterday by the execu
tive committee of the general arbitration, board
at a special meeting In the Rutldtng Trades Club,
Broaiwny ami 2"» th mi. .t. It wa estimated that
about liftf ri hundred painters were involved.
The committee heard complaints from members
of tii«» interior Decorators and Cabinetmakers' As
sociation and the Mast Painters' Association, and
then representatives of th<- Brotherhood of Paint
era appeared and said they could gain no increase
in wages except l>y striking. The committee or
dered in* brotherhood to send the strikers hack
to work.
[By Tfl^Kraph to The Tribune. ]
Cleveland, April •"..— "I will accept the appoint
ment as a member of th*» Industrlul Peace Com
mission." said Daniel J. Keefe, of Detroit, presi
dent or th*> International Longshoremen's iL'nlon,
to-day. Keel lias ten in Cleveland several days
adjusting the working agreement between tho m--n\
bers'of his union and the employers It was not
until Friday that he knew he. had been selected 2s
•^member of the commission by President Rooae?
Michael v Msnlx, who the polkw ny. baa ad
n.iu.,i that he shot Frank Drake, .t driver, „f .\o
..■., r.:,M S3d street, in front of Block Duck's house
In Ijoycrs street, early y(*t. rdaj morning, ha
remanfi...! to the Tombs without ball, to awal! thn
At tha production of --Tho Mrtsish" at the Hippo
drome to-night Frank »Dax>rosch will conduct, »ml
tho following sololsti will take' part: Mrs, Gene
vlevo Clark-Wilson, soprano; Mra Anns Tavior
Jones, contralto. Frank Ormaby, tenor und ivill
lam Haryrr. bass. The choruses will \»- sunp hv
the full number at the People's Choral UntonTand
there will bo a large orclirstra from tl;f> New York
Symphony Orchestra.
The Appellate* Division has affirmed the judg
ment obtained gainst the city by Margaret Shea
for the death of her husband. Dennis Shea, through
the explosion of fireworks at Madison avenue and
24th street on the evening of November 4. 1902.
Judgment was given against the city for $20 noo
together with Interest tip to the time of the entry
of judgment May 21. 1&6. amounting to $4,266 **
The Appellate Division rendered no opinion the
Judgment being affirmed, on the. authority of the
decision of the CoStt r o*f Appeals in the ™« °<
Landau against tho city.
Housekeepers who have grappled with the prob
lem of keeping their floors and woodwork clean and
their leather upholstery free from stains and
scratches have, it is announced, a remedy in
Jordan's Perfection Wax Oil Poliah, which. In
addition to cleaning woodwork and leather, is made
to bring out the grain in woodwork more distinctly.
The polish. It Is said. Is applied with a cloth iii
small quantities and with little trouble, addinir a
bright, new look to home surroundings.
Two of Poolroom Syndicate May Be
Arrested at Once.
Warrants for the arrest of two of the live
members of the Davis poolroom syndicate may
be issued this week. It is understood that As
sistant District Attorney Vandiver believee he
has enough evidence on which to base such
warrants, and also additional warrants for E.
A. Fisher, who was the manager of th© syn
dicate, and Thomas R. Keator, who ran a pool
room in Broadway supposed to be connected
with the syndicate.
District Attorney Jerome will take up the evi
dence against "Sen. G." Charles Reilly and
Michael J. Kiordan. who. according to the hooka
shown by the District Attorney, shared profits
of the syndicate as late as 1001. Whether a
connection with the more recent divisions of
profits can be traced is something Mr. Vandiver
will not discuss. It is likely that an expert ac
countant will be called to explain the various
account books of the syndicate, as some of them
seem rather blind to a lay mind.
Mr. Vandiver will spend the early part of this
week in examining in John Doe proceedings
several patrons of the syndicate who are now
under subpoena. There were two witnesses he
fore Magistrate Barlow yesterday — an individ
ual bettor, who on coming out said his name
was Pickens, and a betting commissioner.
Checks made out to Pickens by "W. P. Miller
& C 0.." representing some $150,000 in four years,
were found by Mr. Vandiver in the bunch of
2.500 in the Cedar street building. His testimony
was said to be of much importance by Mr. Van
diver. Pickens said he had been told thai Miller
& Co. would make bets on the races for him It
he sent them In by telephone. He was told, he
said, that they had a direct wire to the tracks
and would send the bets there, avoiding break
ing the laws against poolrooms. There was only
one member of the syndicate known to him per
sonally, he said. When he lost he sent a check
to E. A. Fisher. When he won he received a
check from "W. D. Miller & Co."
The second witness was a betting commis
sioner who refused to testify on Friday because
he «as afraid his patrons would object Mr.
Vandiver told him they would be saved consid
erable trouble by allowing him to tell of their
transactions rather than by coming personally
before the grand Jury. The commissioner com
municated with his patrons overnight and yes
terday testified to what he knew about the syn
Jost<as soon as the Thaw trial is over District
Attorney Jerome expects to devote himself to
winding up the poolroom cases. From his pres
ent attitude be Is likely to make the fur fly
when he pet* started on the evidence already
collected by Mr. Vandiver.
Oeorse Werner and Dianan Haug were ar
raigned before Recorder Stanton. in Hoboken.
yesterday, on a charge of inaintaink>g a pool
room under the guise of a bakery in Washing
ton street, almost opposite the Methodist
Church. They wore held in $500 ball for the
grand jury.
Werner established a bakery there some time
ago. when women wearing tailor made gowns
and expensive jewelry wen observed going into
the place in large numbers about the time that
the races wen on In the afternoon the police
became suspicious and two detectives were as
signed to investigate.
Telegrapher Tells of Alleged Operations in
Superior Board of Trade.
Minneapolis. April 8. -A. W. Harris, former teleg
rapher at the Superior Board of Trade, tO-4 tes
tified In the federal lnrjtilry r.cw on hern that g-r:;:n
quotations were there manipulated and then tele
jtraphed to St. Paul. Cincinnati. Kansas City and
Omaha. This evidence was brought out in the
tnkfnc of testimony In the suit of the Minneapolis
Chamber of Commerce against the Superior Board
of Trade to restrain It from nan the chambers
market quotations.
"If the Minneapolis market #raa 76Vi." Harris said
"the operator receiving; the quotation would so Indi
cate to the brokers In the pit by a system of finger
signals. They woull Immediately run the prices up
to T>>4 and then back to >;>,. Tint Is the war they
were posted on the board." said Mr. Harris. "I
telegraphed all these board prices to the cities
"How many brokers were in the pit?" asked At
torney H. V. Mercer, for the chamber.
"At first there were five or six."
"And what did they do when Mr. Erickson ftas.
openitor) signalled?"
'They would offer to buy or eel] ten thousand
biislu-H of wheat and then laugh."
■'Wore there ever more than five or six brokers
th*-r«; at once?"
'•No, and usually these would all leave but two
soon aft*r trie, market opened, and at times, tor
a few minutes II • f would all leave the floor."
A rigid cross-examination failed to shake his tes
Dayton Official Alleged to Have Given
Money to Politicians.
Dayton. Ohio April The grand jury which
has fcoen Investigating the shortage in accounts of
the Dayton Gas Company in a final report last
evening returned eighteen indictments against
Ooorge M. Smart ex-secretary of the institution.
charßlnc him with embenling 1331,348.
Smart and his wile at* visiting In the South. It
Is alleged that part of this money was used to buy
out rival concerns, and that lar,;.» sums were given
to politicians and others who were Influential in
having passed certain ordinances beneficial to the
[From The Trlhun« Bureau. 1
Washington. April <».
ORDERS ISSUED.— following orders have
been issued
Major ZERAH W. TOR::!".!'. inspector general, from
Major CHARLES O. MORTON", inspector general, from
PMllpi»ln»« to San Franctae*
Htiircnient of Colonel HARRT R. ANDERSON*, artil
lery cori>s. annonnoeil.
Oiptam JOHN MVI.INTOCIC. from sth to Ist Cav
Captain EDWARD a STITHIES, from Ist to sth Cav
Captain SPENCER COSBT, corps of engineer*. e»
.i!nln*t!"n f>">r promotion.
Kirn 1.1.-t;t<Miant JOHN K. COWAN. 4th Infantry, rte
tailed tot general recruiting »rrvice to Columbus
X- f.aiiMti .ii of Ktnl Lieutenant KHED iH'KV. BM In
faf.tiv n<'< t'tx-'il
Commander \V. B. I'APEItTOX, d*tnch«d as ti»p«ctf«r
In charge Fifteenth Llshthouae District. St. I.ouu.
to Command th* Der.xer
Coiiimatiri^r .1. <■ « > >i.\v!::.i. detaeaed command the
Denver: horn* anil wall ordert
Li^ufnunt Commander C. K. mi OHKA detached com
itiaml th» Potomac to Washington.
I.i- lit . -u.-iiit Commander v. OKORQK. to na»y yard.
New York. •quipment il»P»nment.
Lieutenant .1 B. OAT, to charsn recruitlne station.
Lieutenant I. C. WETTBXOIU dataehed charge, re
t-ruttiue Mation. Minneapolis, to the Mtnn,>«ota.
Siirgn.»n C. D. lanuhorm detached N'avil Med
ical School Hospital, to navy yard. Washington.
Paaavd Aaatatani burgeon R. E. ItIOGS. J«titch^a na
val station. Port RATaI to the TVxas.
Assistant Smseou it. O. HKJNBR. detached nary yard.
Washington, course of Instruction. Naval Medical
Assistant Paymaster F. li ATKINSON, detached bu
reaus of supplies and acrount*. tn navy yard.
League Islam], in fitting out tin- Kansas and on
br>:ir<l that vessel as assistant when commissioned.
movements of vessels have been reported to th#
Navy Depart m^nt:
Apr.; — The. Stringhatn. .it Fort Royal.
April 3 — The Choctaw. at Newport News; th» Rock»t.
at Washington; ilia Milwaukee, at san Francisco.
J v '■..' SAILED.
April s—The5 — The Annapolis, from Mar» Island for Hon
olulu. Midway and Tuiuila.
The Columbia ordered out of commission at navy
yard, L*a«u« Inland.
com* from Mflfegj
which Is made of selected parts of wheal
and barley scientifically made.
"There's a Reason.
The Financial World,
Throughout the week tho market has t«*i
strong— led by the stocks to which rei;reac»
made last Sunday Id this review. £1337 0 > th»
week's advances are substantial. To som* «.
tent they may be at th« expanse of an extended
belated short Interest, though there era Indica
tions that the biggest traders on the short til'
have not yet covered to anything Ilk* the ex!
tent of their commitments.
One notable feature in the market's develop
merit shows In the character of th» Stock Ex
change houses which are leading tn tho trans,
actions that have produced the new strength
firms conspicuous among the leaders being those
of the Importance of Clark. Dodge & Co.. flower
& Co. and Charles G. Gates & Co. It Is not
difficult for experienced observers to calculate
the calibre and consequence of financial interests
commanding such houses In Stock Exchange
What Is of similar market Influence appear*
in the tremendous volume of purchases of "odd
lots" — purchasers who give orders to buy la less
than 100 share amounts. There is scant public
appreciation of what this has lately aggregated.
In making transfers of stock Into new names
the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad consumed
within a fortnight on this account fourteen cer.
tiAcmia. books, and Union Pacific used twice a*
many. These Instances are hardly exceptional;
corresponding record comes from practically
every corporation office, such absorption at
United States Steel stock breaking every knows
Wall Street record. It has merely been appro*
ciation of the fact that the Stock Exchango was
become a bargain counter.
Of prime importance in helping out tho bet
terment which shows Is the manifest improve*
ment of the money market situation. Call funds
go begging, and at the close of tho week time
money rates react materially.' Concessions
come now from the lender a condition not
known In Wall Street for a long time past.
Here and there some curious outgivings by
more or less conspicuous persons suggest na
tional business recession. Baals for any such
theorizing Is not to be found in actual business
records. But the conventional orator feels 1:
necessary forever to be preaching what ha calls -
conservatism; and these current preachments
are chiefly platitudes. Apparent worry over
railway traffic prospects can only be affectation.
Practical railway authorities in private conver
sation arts all agreed that the one problem now
and for months to come demanding solution Is
the problem of how competing traffic can be
handled W«»r» there no expansion whatever
ahead, the grain roads of the country will every
one of them be confronted with more business
than they cad handle from the pressure of last
year's crop alone.
It is only fair, of course, to recognize here
and there especial and isolated reasons for what
may be by critics contorted into pessimism. Mr.
August Belmont's New York street railway
problems are not calculated to make anybody
beam sunshine: but in due season Thomai F.
Ryan will solve those problems. Xor la it t»
be wondered that Mr. Mellen. of the Sew York.
N*e\v Haven and Hartford Railroad, should fee!
himself justified in putting on expenditure
brake? But if the New Haven road weren't
to build anything more or buy anything rnor»
or Issue anything more for half a dozen years
to come. Its average still wouldn't require apol
—so far as side track expansion and size in
capitalization are concerned. Only Pennsylva
nia surpasses it. It used to be dangerous to
sell New Haven shares short— so scant was th»
market supply. That drawback Is being rem
It seems probable— with the Judgment
of most experienced students of the situation—
that the market will proceed further in Its Im
provement. Many conservative authorities an
ticipate, indeed, that there can be early accom
plishments which will almost bring about th» re
covery of old prices for many prominent stock*.
Nowhere Is there any feeling that recently -•-
corded declines can be justified by business con
ditions. What finally is likely tv be Judgment
Is that certain conspicuous financial Interests
—folks who like to schedule themselves as
"eminent" and "powers"— started upon a crusado
to discipline Theodore Roosevelt. They pro
ceeded to make the market uneasy, to so dl?
turb owners of securities as to Induce press:- ■
upon Washington from general Investment
quarters. As pert of the programme, pessimism
was of a sudden preached by railway and trust
managers; they all chorused apprehension. Bu.
the game overplayed Itself. Instead of ayparer.t
distress there came avalanches of real distress.
Instead of a controllable market disturbance
a panic was bred. And in the smashing experi
ence the heaviest sufferers Included sorr.a of
those v. ho were foremost in originating the con
spiracy. They played with fire; their financial
fingers will need liniment and bandages ■
lons time to — while. Incidentally, two loom- '
ing figures stay undisturbed— sturdiness hi the
Whtte House— sturdiness in national business.
As sequel of what Is of record we ha- tSi*
certain condition: The market values of securi
ties must now be measured more than hitherto
by what each security in itself can be shown to
be intrinsically worth. And this is wholesome
development. It was an unhealthy situation
that gave swings fo a whole market, irrespective
of circumstance, for tangible assets and earning
power must In the last analysis fee the t?sts of
what a security can yield the Investor
We have in this week's records an Illustrative
example, suggested in this review last Sunday-
Kansas City Southern advancing in market
price as the result of actual tangible progress.
The present market figure is not a3 high as
when, under a former management, tho stock
was whirled upward in sympathy with a general
stock market boom. There was mystery then;
there are dividends now. A crippled, limping
property has been developed by devoted man
agement Into a stalwart system that doubles
turnings, and what was speculation becomes
investment safety.
Apter illustration of what develops In New
York Stock Exchange conditions car. hardly **»
found, for most of the lessons expensively ini
pressed upon the buyers of American securities;
centre in the fact that there can only be value
in stocks and bonds where there la the under
writing of capable, honest, progressive admtals
t rat ion.
Measured by this standard, we may hardly
expect to see some recently recorded h:«'; figure*
Immediately re-established. They dont deserve
to be. AH satisfactory tendency must »>« tow
ard individualism — each corporation havtng its
own status, ita securities measurable in value
by what they themselves alone stand tor. Th»
investment accountant has new consequence
And the sane investor «i base calculations
upon corporation analyses rather than the my**
teries and affectations of fsilsuld tipsters.
With market improvement maintained. lead
ership is likely to stay with the stocks prom
inent in the past week'j strength— stocks like
Union and Southern Pacific. Atcaison. Reading
and Baltimore & Ohio among the railroads and
Smelting and Amalgamated Copper among the
industrials. The Steel stocks have not yet be
gun to move; they are the best and th» surest
of all the industrials. Confidence In Erie WlB
revive. Brooklyn Rapid Transit's strength re
flects the accession of new investment Interest 5
there. The Vanderbllt group is likely to have
new popularity— the VenderbUt juniors all •*-
ceptionally cheap.
Chicago Subway stays a conspicuous bargain.
This property has fifty miles of tunnel under
the business streets of the second largest city
in tho United States, and these tunnels would
be worth all they cost if no railroad traclcs «>ro
in them and could be used only for utility such
as steam heating, refrigeration in pipes and
transmission of telegrams, but the greatest ele
ment of value is that the subway system con
petea with the slowest and highest priced trans
portation in tho world— teaming— &at i *"
the business of the city Is embraced In •J^'fVl
of a mile and a half, which embraces whole
and retail houses, stores and depots. The cd. ■ -
talization is very small compared with any otn^r
thing like it— whether street railway here or in
Chicago, or elevated or subway here. At ♦-« *
share the $40,000,000 subway capital stock cos"
only $8.00*,000. and the control of it only »•.
000.000. *■
President James Stlllman o* tha National City
Bank is returning from Europe^

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