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RANSASUESC.W.MOBSE LARGE NOTES INVOLVED. Receiver of Bank of North America Claims $405,676 62. Charles A. Haana, receiver for the National Bank of North America, through Thomas E. Wing, his counsel. tiled yesterday la the Su preme Court a suit to collect ?405.G7G02 and interest from Charles W. Morse en account of various notes which Mr. Morse had the bank discount for him when he was its vice-president ar.d virtual dictator. The makers of the notes include Calvin Austin, president of the Consolidated Steamship Company; Wesley M. -tier, president of the American Ice Company; James T. Morse, of Boston, an uncle of Charles W. Morse; Prim rose & Braur. the Morse brokers; the Arizona Smelting Company, a Morse promotion: F. H. Low. cashier of a bank in Mr. Morse's home town of Bath. Me., and X. H. Campbell, treas urer of the Consolidated Steamship Company. The complaint charges that Mr. Morse re ceived the proceeds of these notes for his own use and not for the account of the makers, and alleges that the notes were simply '"covers" for loans for his sole benefit. The receiver, there fore, holds Mr. Morse and not the makers of the notes responsible. Payment having been demanded and refused, the suit followed. The action is one for -money had and received." and judgment is demanded. One of the causes of action has to do with a loan of $$3,500. which, the complaint says. M Morse obtained from the bank on January 3. I? 07. and caused to '■ charged to the account of C L,. Charley, of Parie=. There is apparently no note for this money in the bank, and how the defendant was justified in obtaining this Fum cf money and chargii.gr the same as a loan to M. Charley is not divulged. Mr. Morse h:is r.aid 112.500 on this loan, reducing it to $51,000. M. Charley is the Paris distributer of the Mercedes automobile, and is known to have been closely associated with Mr. Morse in numerous business deals. Mr Morse was the backer of the Mercedes lir.port Company of New York, which went into the hands of receivers ten days j-n iff Morse *"--:" : as a creditor for $25,000 and M. Charley has a claim of 543.500. It si understood that the makers of the notes bousrht securities from Mr. Hone and gave the notes in payment. It is supposed that they now claim certain equities by virtue of the terms of the oricinal transactions. la seven out of the eight causes of action the complaint alleges that Mr. Morse procured the discount by the bank of certain notes. 'The said discount." the petition says, "was procured by the defendant by virtue of his said office and his said domination sad control of the bank and Its officers and by representing to the said officers that, the maker was financially responsible and fully able to pay said obliga tion upon demand and that said note was a usual and regular discount in the ordinary course of business.** •Said maker," continues the complaint, "was rot at the time of said discount and is net now able -- ray the said note, and never expected nor intended to pay the same, as the defendant Kbea he procured the said discount well knew, and the proceeds of the said note were received by the defendant from the bank for his owii use and account and not for the use and ac cur.t of the maker thereof, and the said noto was simply a cover for a loan by the defend ant from "the bank for his own sole use and - ■ ■ Th* "complaint farther alleges that the plain t'ff has demanded payment of the said loans from Mr. •..-■:• but payment has been refused in ever?- case, with the oxep- Uon of 52,755 53 on the Campbell $10,000 note sr.d ._-.... on the Charley loan. The note and discount transaction?, as charred :n detail n the complaint, are as fol lows: .... 20 13»7 Mr. Morse discounted at the \kti<4il Bmk of North Am-rica a not* of Calvin V£S£ a f O ?s?sa WO. and the recover now dematids ti^dc^rt for J!0:.2?,3 33 and Interest, tj>«_2* ; r*fus*3 to pay ■.. note. Ob Feb l L ; -"i ...... had the bank discount a ror I hut has « j£to*d -his wnount to ST. which sum. with "W'^S^T^ Mr. Morse obtained Joo™o - I n'-IPj^T. Morse, and this r.ote re rTa!r* «r.pai-l. Judgment for the who- a m o_ U nt .-.*, i*.,,.^^ i = a «k«=-d On January .1. J- 4 ">- a s££aaT£ Primro\- ? and Braun for W2.5M «« for Mr. Morse ar.d remains unpaid. JwSwat face nine and Interest is denwnM. OsNov-mber 5. I**. Mr- Mor,e obwrn^d JA '«(•>-- hv <*><^^-i"'.ir.x a noi<- made by I- ■ H- l» w ■ ... of I"7Vc' ?0 is sTi-1 due on this transac t^ X - r ?./"Ai th«> Arizona Smelting Company foV"Jf:«444'v> was discounted by the defendant on October 1' ** r * and has never b*^n f«"»- Princi pal sad interest on both the above notes is de- -ot- for <7« S3< "■"• made by Wesley XL O'er' or August 29 ISW6. Mr. Morse obtained $26. =76 SO. smd 'this amount, with Interest, is demanded. As Mr. Hanna already has a suit pending against Mr Morse to collect $543,000 and inter est, ar.-i. as Mr. Morse's share of the J700.000 losses which Mr.- Hanna is suing- the directors ■of the bank f^r in the federal court amounts to at ]f-ast $100,000, it "will be seen that the lormer "Ice King." if he loses the suits, will he ... to the bar.k to' extent of nearly J758.0T0. The National Bank of North America has a wait for 570.000 and interest pending against C. \V. Earroii. of Boston, owner of the Boston Sews Bureau and "The Wall Street Journal." The suit is based on a note which Mr. Barron is al>.gr-d to have I yen In payment for 2.000 fchar-e* of Jlailory Steamship Company stock. SUCCESSFUL BALLOON ASCENT. Hade by A. Holland Forbes. Who Went Seventy-five Miles. r By TV>*raph to Th* 1 Tribune.] Hassan, Mass.. March 9.— After travelling more thia •ev«rty-flv« n:i!es in a balloon in less than !»■-. bours. A. Holland Fortx-s. of N- w York, mad^ a descent on the farm of Sherman 11. StebbJns. in this town, this aft-rnoon. The descent was un tfu£l for ballooning, as it ■-■•■-■'■ use of sand. Mr. Forbes dropping from a height of three thousand to the ground without peril. At an altitude of more than a mile Mr. Forbes toned the weather warm and delightful He made ihf af<-f. T2 t alcr.*- In ord*r to qualify as pilot of the JUro Ciub of America. He went up from North Adisjp ... noon, and his trip was un eveatlul ajid a success in EM way. NO ARRESTS IN D. P. MORGAN ROBBERY. No arrr?ts hcv- been made by the police ■•■ their lr.v«stl^tion of the J7/"J robbery si Hie home of BmH P Morgan. No. TO Park avenue, on Sunday. ilr. Morgan called at I'ollce Headquarters ys lu-day and caw Inspector McCafferty. As a result of bis visit the police are looking for a former ■erwatj who ■ believed to have sailed for South A!r.« ; jica_ TOLEDO ICE MEN FREED FROM JAIL. Toledo. March S— Judge Bruugh. in Common I'kas Court. to-4ay reltased from jail It. C. L"m *sor.. n. a. Bass* and Joserh Miller, the ice men i-rnienced to six months' imprisonment for violation bT the anti-trust laws. The ■■■ had served thirty; *-yen dajß. All three men are In poor health and two «jf tbeoi are without means. All left the court ■ovm f'jr their home!-. AUTOMOBILE RACES. SAVANNAH. GA. Quickest time via AflUXtlC Co;«»<t Line H • U-. 2:10 I*. M. Offlce. Broadwar. cor. ■** ■-. I * -Ml NEW-YOKK, TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 1908.-TWELVE PAGES.-^^^^r^o, EL .S\ RAPALLO ROBBED. Plunder Valued at Several Thousand Dollars Taken from Home. Silver plate, fewetry and precious stones val ued at several thousand dollars -were the loot of one or more unknown burglars at the home of Kdward P. Rapallo, at No. &41 Madison avenue, early vest* rday morning. Mrs Edward Rapallo. the mother of the law yer, was awakened shortly after 5 o'clock by •what she thought was a noise outside the house. Oa petting up to investigate she discovered thit a hall light, which is always left burning, had been turned out. She awakened her son and the servant?. They f-mnd that the entire house had been ransacked of it* valuables. Tony Smith, a furnace tender and watchman, said that he had made his last round at 4 o'clock, at which time, he said, everything wai in good condition GVFFET FOR BRYAS. Pennsylvania Nam Thought Solid for Nebraska n. [By Tei-eraph to The Tribune.] Pittsburg, March 9.— James M. Guffey and William H. Berry, State -Treasurer, had a long political conference here this afternoon, and as a result the Bryan hatchet was buried, and it is understood that there will be a solid Penn sylvania delegation to Denver for the Ne braskan. RUSSIAN WOMAN CAUGHT. Said to Have Worked Like the Humberts in St. Petersburg. jlme. Olga Stein, a Russian, was arrested yes terday at the Hotel Shoreham, in West sSth street, by Marshal Honks! on an extradition warrant charging forgery, larceny and embez btemen! exceeding 100.000 rubles John P. Murray, of Coudert Brothers, who rep resented Count Nicholas de Lodygensky. the Russian Consul General in this city, said that in 1905 Mme. Stein succeeded in passing a certifi cate of deposit issued by the State Bank of St. Petersburg for 100 rubles which was raised to 100,000 rubles, and also between May 11. 1904. and January 31, 1906. she appropriated to her own use certain goods worth 10.000 rubles. Mme. Stein, on the advice of counsel, did not attempt to explain the charges against her. Last December Mme. Stein caused a sensation in St. Petersburg by jumping her bail. The woman moved in pood society and was reputed to be worth $1,000,000. She obtained, it is al leged, large loans on the strength of a pretended French inheritance and the possession of real estate in St. -Petersburg. Mme. Stein was charged specifically with having defrauded cer tain persons out of $300,000. SIX CAPNS— BUT THE WHALE ESCAPES "Thar She Breaches and Thar She Blows Souses Amag-ansett Once More. [ By Telesrapb to The Tribune. I Amagansett. Long- Island, March 9.— Cap'n Poeey sighted a whale about three miles offshore at 4:30 o'clock tMs afternoon, opposite the Ama- Eanst-tt Life Bavins Station. He rushed with the news to Cai>"n Gab*» Edwards, the veteran whale man. who headed the whale boats that made the capture last February. Up went the sip Ui flag over Cap'n Gate's home. which is a signal for bis brother Josh, and within fifteen minutes they were- on the run for the beach. The school bell in the tower, near the railroad station, also ran?, and the two whale men were ioined by Cau'n Bert Edwards, Cap'n Sara Ed wards, Cap'n Jed Rose and Cap'n Posey. pre pared for such '-inc. who made up the first boat. So quickly did the news spread ihat within ten minute? more ere was great excitement and hundreds lined the beach. Another boat was quickly manned, also gave cnaoe. but after being: out an hour darkness overtook them and both boats returned. The whale appeared at the surface only three times, and the Edward? brothers. Cap'n Josh and Cap'n Gabe. are confident at the peep of day it will still be browsing offshore, when they will con tinue the search. SAYS HE SOLD LAND HE DIDN'T OWN President of "Manufacturing Development Company" Held on Grand Larceny Charge. A man who said he was John S. Madden, of Vo. 4 >» r.th street. Brooklyn, was arrested last evening at his office. No. 289 Broadway, and held on a charge of grand larceny. Kiss Nelly McDermott, of No. 1095 St. Johns Place' Brooklyn, alleges that she paid him (96 for four lots of land in Flanders. Long Island. The detectives assert that no such transfer of property is recorded in Suffolk County. They say too. that about thirty complaints of a sim ilar' character have been made, and that in not a stogie Instance was the land "sold" the prop erty of the prisoner. The -buyers." they say, have been chiefly servant girls. The ponce Bay Madden was known aa president of the "Man ufacturing Development Company." I*.t,-ctiv,s later arrested Robert D. Walker, of No. 166 DeKalo avenue. Brooklyn, who is said to be t h*> secretary of the company. DARING AMERICANS ON VESUVIUS Man and Three Women Explore a New Fissure in Eruption. Vaplw. March »-A party of one hundred and fifty American traveller, made an asc-nt of Mount viuv^s last night by torchlight. One of the ta^tL party, accompanied by three young women. ;;.'■;,....;.. of the new great fissures now in erup- SSSSS the present ... particular section of the volcano had not been vtotted^even by the guides. WHITE MAN LYNCHED IN VIRGINIA. r By TeW-sraph to The Tribuno. 1 BrUtol Vu. March 9.-A telephone message from Ru t; , boumy to-nlgbt states that Jackson it,, w" a white man. was taken from his home last StS t b y a mob of tofee hundred m<n. and lynched. r^ f -r'/^ attempted «, follow the mob but was ,V in P d Premier H alleefd to have been in ;: tthidouM, murder of C all and John Mutter matt.Hi at a dunce at Sword', reel John ii^> - b»i n^i.t. Thomas Gross and £jS^£SS!d ... Crime and hurried o iil at Lebanon to avoid a lynching. A message from l^banon tonight Bay- that a n.ob la supposed to be on it* way there. £ T GERRY'S CHAUFFEUR arrested. Charced with exceeding the «peed limit. Horace Boomed, chauffeur for Elbridge T. Gerry was arrSS late Lust night i)V AJ.x Whitman, sf ,* ?-Lt 104 th street station, at Fifth avenue and 114 th Ifrflt in in- automobile was Robert UvWtpa SS wh on March 3 married Miss Cornelia . I.ar man On the way to the station, according to r ,r,lm.n Mr O<»rrv asked to be let go. say ;: ;: a .. had totneel W. brother at *** XVhen the J.^.-Huan told bin thai it was out •■' SSScttoS to let him to Mr. Gerry, WUfflin g.l .VII lid M-an* very Indignant. Mr. Gerry put up Urn, required b*il i«i *i* rinyffrT. 3IURDER TLOT FEARED POLICE GV ARD PRIESTS. Side&alk Conversation Adds to Alarm of Franciscans. To puard against one of the priests of the ! Church of St. Francis d'Assisi being slain like the Franciscan, Father Leo, in Denver, detec tives are present at every service and the men on post are watching the church. Two men of suspicious appearance appeared at the church in West 3 1st street, on February 24, the day after Father Leo was shot. They were warned away, but returned In the evening. Last Sunday they were about the church again. The most serious alarm, however, was felt yesterday, when a woman, one of the parishion ers, saw the same two men at 29th street and Seventh avenue. Walking behind them she was startled to hear one say: '•Where is this church?" "In West 31st street, between Sixth and Sev enth avenues." "Which is the man you want?" came another ! question. "Is it D?" "Which do you mean. Father Domir.ick?" "Yes." "No, it Is not he." "Is it H? "Who do you mean now," the other asked, "Father Hyacinthe?" "No." "Who, then." Th" reply was lost, but the woman had heard j enough to send her hurrying to the parish house to tell her story to the priests. The Francis cans live in a community house at No. 135 West 31st street. Besides this house and the church there is also a convent, where the Sisters of St. Francis live. This community has been in receipt of infor mation which warrants the belief that an anti clerical band has been making threats against their priests. The Rev. John D. Stark, rector of the Church of St Francis of Assisi. denies that he has received any letters or threats from an ami-clerical society. It was believed that the case had not been reported to the police, but the presence of the detectives in the church last Sunday night con firmed the belief that the annoyance had be come so serious that police protection was deemed necessary. There were two Italians at the services last Sunday night whose appear ance and actions looked suspicious to the de tectives, and the latter kept a close watch on them, but they made no attempt at disorder of any kind. While the priests at the rectory do not seem alarmed, the nervous state of the Sisters shows that the annoyance from the anti-clerical gang has become bolder and more frequent of late. Captain Farrell. of the Tenderloin station, ha. assigned a patrolman to watch the church all the time, particularly when a mass is cele brated. He said that he had received no farther request for protection against any anti clerical or anarchist attack, but that he would see that the priests were protected. Father Stark and the other priests discussed plans to insure their safety yesterday. The priests are said to believe that what danger there may be to them is not born of personal animosity, but is the result of the anarchistic anti-clerical propaganda. Reported anarchistic boasts have had it that Father Leo would not be the only priest to die that way, and It is feared that a general attack against the Fran ciscans may be planned. Since the assassina tion of Father Leo the priests at St. Francis's have gone into the street only when necessary, and then only in pairs SEEK TO DEPORT ANARCHISTS. District Attorney Sims Has list— Visiting Italian Sociologist Threatened. [By T---:' > BT?i;.h to The Tribute. 1 Chicago. Karen 9.— United States District Attor ney Sims to-day obtained a list of thirteen an archist asr«>nTfl of Emma Goldman. Secret Service agents of the government will investigate each person in th* list, a.id if the evidence warrants it the name? will be submitted to a grand jury and an effort made to deport the men. The police yesterday arrested Emanue] Loebel. a garment prcannr. who was found distributing some of Emma Goldman's anarchistic circulars at tacking Chief Shippy for killing Avorbuch. Assistart Chief Bchuettler obtained a sample of Averbuch's handwriting; to-day. It corresponded in every particular with the writing on the envelope containing the decoy letter that be took to Chief Snippy' 8 bouse, indicating that Averbuch had writ ten it. Mayor Busse and the Police Department to-mcht decided to take steps for the establishment of a municipal alien bureau, to prevent anarchists from coming to Chicago and to work in conjunction with the federal immigration officers. Phlladelphi *. March 9.— Dr. Giovanni Preaioat a noted Italian sociologist, who is the puest of the Augustinian fathera In this <ity. received a B ick H ind letter to-day in which $i,'«* in demanded. tter saj 8 : You will never se*» Italy a*:ain if you do not give n<*X> to the person that pinches you after t\» sa lutes you. iT say one thousand I Carry it with you always, and remember that I am more power ful than the police and your God. I«r Preziosil. who has made a study of Italian colonies in America and elsewhere, says he does not believe there la any Black Hand society and that the name Is one used by blackmailers to in spire terror. S Dr. Preziosi is a secular priest an! in December delivered ■ lecture at Harvard University. LETTERS FRIGHTEN CHILD TO DEATH. ; By TelPßraph to Th*" Trlbun". ] Nyack, I* v . March o— Threats made in a blackmailing letter sent to her father caused Grace Seaman, eight years old. to die yesterday from fright Her father, Arthur Seaman, of Ptermont. pot the letter, embellished with the usual Black Hand emblems, some time ago. The child found and read it. Its threats terrified her so that she could not be quieted. The child refused to eat for days and could not .;,.,; In hopes of quieting her the parents moved to Bparkhill. but the change did her no good, and on Sunday she died. A MOUNTAIN OF PETRIFIED FISH. [Hy T»!<»tfraph to Th<" Tribune 1 \!j ■•• » Tex.. March 9.— A low mountain of petri / baa bee* diacovered oa the nuich of J» seph Irvteft Bfteen mii^s south of her.-. The fish erfectly preserved in stone, some being of large six.- The place is nearly five thousand feet sea level. Ti,.- deposit eovera an area more than two mil< - sq lan PETROSINO AFTER IMMIGRANTS. Ueutenant Petroatoo. sf the Italian branch of the ,:,.,. tive bureau, was a rtattsr at Kills [aland yes t.rday. seeking information regarding the history of a doses bnmigranta. MRS. HOWARD GOULD'S FATHER INSANE. [By Telegraph to The Tribune.] rackeonvlHe. Fla.. March 9,-Pheldon Perry Clcm ion«. father of Mr. Howard Gould, baa b^n ad !111t ,,,, to the Central Insane Hospital here. His home »a, In Plttßfleld, 111. PHIIADELPHIA EVERY HOUR ON THE hour in 2 hours. See* Jersey Central Schedule, page 12 ' Appetite* eatlafled In comfort in Dining ears vu 7-8 A. M.. 12-1-i & i I*. M. Truins.-AUvL VENEZUELA INSOLENT. AN ULTIMATUM POSSIBLE. Correspondence Will Sham Grave Discourtesy to United States. [From The Trlburx- Bureau/! Washington. March 9.— That Venezuela has treated this country with grave discourtesy, not to say contempt, will be evident when the cor respondence between that country and the United States is made public, as it will be when the Department of State forwards to the Senate the papers called for by the Lodge resolution. In fact, it is probable that Senators did not realize the extent to which they would be em haFramed by the publication of the facts when they passed the Lodge resolution. The Department of State has made every pos sible effort to obtain courtesy, to say nothing of justice, from the Castro regime, and the Secre tary of State now admits that he has done all he can and that the further disposition of the case rests with Congress. According to the view taken at the State Department, this coun try must deliver an ultimatum and follow it ith the application of force, or else com placently and supinely submit to treatment from Venezuela which would be the occasion of im mediate reprisals were it offered to a European nation But even military measures do not promise an immediate or satisfactory solution of the difficulty because of the topographical difficul ties of the country. It would be easy for a small naval force to p»'ize the coast cities, such as they are. but President Castro and his ad ministration would th<-n be two weeks' march back In the Interior, at the end of an almost fan passable mountain road. If ever there was an Executive who should be made to feel the chastening effect of a heavy paternal hand that Executive is Castro, accord ing to the view of the President and the Sec retary of State. And yet there is a grave ques tion if it would be wise or profitable for the United States to undertake to administer the sadly needed chastisement It Is a serious ques tion if popular approval would greet the ap plication of force. It Is equally questionable if the United States could gracefully under take the unpleasant task in view of the work this country, and especially this administration, has been doing to promote international peace. And yet. ask officials, is it the -wish of the peo ple or the judgment of Congress that the gov ernment should supinely submit to contumelious treatment at the hands of a semi-clvllized and wholly uncouth South American dictatorship? This is precisely the question which the admin istration expects Congress to answer — the prob lem which it will soon be up to Congress to soive and it was to that end that the Secre tary of State suggested to Senator Lodge the advisability of introducing his resolution. Mr. Root regards the position of the United States as precisely similar to that of a well dressed man in the street, whose shiny silk hat and immaculate costume are being con stantly besmeared by a ragged urchin who per sists in throwing- mud balls. Can the well dressed man cast aside his raiment and chase the little pest without too greatly sacrificing his dignity? This is the question which was gravely - asked by Secretary Hay. Among the Interesting material which will be forwarded to the Senate will be the report made to the President by William J. Calhoun. ■whom the Executive sent to Venezuela to make a special investigation. A MUTINY IN CARACAS. Troops .Kill General Mesa— Many Shot in Quelling Revolt. Caracas. March 4 (via Port of Spain. March <>) An uprising occurred last night in a bar rack? here, the soldiers killing their commander. General Mesa. The mutiny was quelled only aiter a number of soldiers had been shot. BREACH WITH COLOMBIA. Agent Recalled from Caracas After Eight Months' Negotiations. Caracas. March 4 (via Port of Spain, Harcb 9> — Benor Etestrepo, confidential agent of Colombia, who his been treating for fight months with the representative of Veneauela for a commercial and boundary treaty, preliminary to re-estahUshment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, has suddenly been recalled, and attends to leave for Bogota a? soon as possible. ( \ i STRO SHOWS ANXIETY. Secretary of Legation Summoned to Report on American Attitude. President Clpriano Castro of Venezuela is show- Ing considerable anxiety, It was learned yesterday, over th« attitude taken by th« United States Senate in regard to the status of the American claims against that country. This was shown by his hurried recall to Caracas of Augusto F. Pulido. whom lie recently removed as secretary of the Venezuelan Legation at Washington. Senor Pulido sailed from this port last Saturday and. according to a report yesterday, the. former secretary feared that he would either bo shot or imprisoned for Incurring the displeasure of President Castro. Of this ver sion of Beflor I'ulido's departure for home Nicanor Bolet Monagas. son of the late General N. Bolet Peraza, ex-Minister of Venezuela to the United States, said yesterday: ••It la ridiculous, In the first place there Is no ground on which Castro could order him shot, and if there was he would not return to Caracas. But probably Pulido would rather have been shot than lose his Job." So the exact mission of the diplomat did not be come known until yesterday. In the absence of a minister at Washington Sefior Pulido was the charge d'affaires. This is why the reports Fay that President Castro is anxious to have from him his report on what la going on, although Sendr Pulldo no longer occupies his office. \ An interesting move by President Castro to per petuate himself in power Is told in the latest corre spondence and by passengers coming from Venez uela. It is the preparation of a petition to be pre sented to Congress la May by his friends on his suggestion) It is said, to make the Presidency a life office. Until Castro became President the ten ure was four years, but he had the constitution amended to make the term .six years. As to th.' appeal of President Castro to his coun trymen for aid in a possible contingency. Senor Hoi. -i Monagas, who represents here the Interests of the various opposing forces to the chief ex ecutive, said yesterday: "If any trouble should arise between the United States and Venezuela; Castro would stand prac tically alone. Only he would be responsible for any misunderstanding with this country. The military leaders would refuse to support him. The country at large should not be blamed for his misdirection of Venezuela's affairs, and my countrymen would welcome action by the United States, because we would understand that it was against Castro and ii. against the country. The opposition to Castro Is united on Vice-President Gomez as his successor. All thai la seeded to depose Castro are iv« thou ■and rules and live million cartridges." DEWEY'S OLD PORT WINE FOR INVALIDS. Will strengthen the Weak and Convalescent. ii T. Dewe) & Sons Co., ISS Fulton St.. Hew lork. -AJvi. _. . . ■ FREXCII ROIT MOORS. Enormous Losses of Tribesmen in Action Lasting .ill Dar/. Pari?. March !>.— General d'Amade. commander of the FYench forces In Morocco, according: la official advices received here, has inflicted a de cleive defeat on the Madrakas, the Mzabs anl a force of Mulai Haflj?s» adherents who ram* to the assistance of tho tribesmen. The battle continued from 6 o'clock in the morninjc until 7 o'clock In the evening. The enemy sunVr-d enormous losses, abandoning everything in their hrsinnns. flight. The French losses were few. considering the severity of the combat and th» nature of the ground. TO RESTORE VITAL SPARK. Powers Attributed to Magnesium by Professor Mayer. [By TckMBMSjS to la* Tribune. '; Boston. March ».— Magnesium will prove the greatest heart stimulant known to science. accord- Ing to Professor A. G. Mayer, director of th* de partment of marine biology at the Carnegie In stitution. Washington, who reached Boston, to-day on his way home, after several months abroad en gaged in scientific research. "I believe that when life to all int-nts and pur poses is extinct the vital spark can be brought bach hy th>- u.*e O f magnesium." said Professor Mayer. •When fully understood magm'sium win prove the greatest heart stimulant known to sci^ni-e. and :t will be the one great antitoxin, taper! ally for tat anus." Professor Mayer said that in the course of «x periments abroad he took several jellyfish and put them in a tank of sea water. Then he with drew all the magnesium from the water. In less than two hour?, he said, every recognized test failed, to show slsjns of life. "Then." he said. •■! put into the water large quantities of magnesium. In a few hours the jellyfish were moving about, and they lived until I killed them some days later." Professor Mayer goes to the West. Indies on the yacht Physialia soon to continue his experiments. BIG DOWNTOWN FIRE. Several Stores Threatened in Loner Shopping District. A four-alarm fire broke out early this morning at Xo. 41 West 17th street, a six-story l"ft build ing. Lack of water gave the blaze such head way that it soon spread to the next building. In a few minutes the blaze wa^ SO hot that the plate glas* windows in the Slegel-Coonec store, across the street, besan to crash. The building In which the blaze started runs through to No. 33 'West 18th street, and the en tire building, from the second floor to the roof, was ablaze at an early hour this morning. The fire apparently started on the second Boor. The building la occupied by about fifty firms, all manufacturers of cloaks, clothing and furs. Deputy Chief Langford turned In the nrst three alarms, which brought Chief Croker, who sent in the fourth. At J:3O this morning the fir- was no: yet un der controL FLOTILLA STARTS FOE PAXAXA. American Destroyers Leave Callao — The Vessels in Fine Condition. Lima. March 9.— After a visit of eighteen days the American torpedo flotilla sailed this afternoon for Panama. The destroyers eot under way about 2 o'clock and, to an exchange of salutes, ftteaaned speedily out of the harbor and turned to the north for their flfteen-hundred-knot run. The flotilla arrived here three days ahead of time, and the Peruvians found ample opportunity to show their hospitality. The American officers and men were highly pleased at the entertainments ar ranged in their behalf. The destroyers left Callao. it was snid. la eves. better condition than when they Fteamed away from the United States, and not a mm was left behind. THE CHICAGO ARRIVES AT RIO. Rio de Janeiro. March 9.— Th*. American cruiser Chicaco arrived here this morning. Her last port of call was Montevideo. She is on hex way from the Pacific Coast to the Atlantic station. CHAEGES STOCK SWINDLE Troy Man Complainant Against Brokerage Firm of L. P. Brown & Co. Upon the complaint of A. K. Mosley, of Tr>y. N. V.. who told the polio- be had paid fSM I i the firm of L P. Brown & <-o . of No. ."»- Broad v.x\. tot certain stock which he ■• ■ Central Ofhce detectives arrested but night a man who said he was Leon Patrick Brown, the head of the brokerage firm, upon a .-barge of grand larceny. According to the police L. P. Brown & Co. have been advertising stocks for sale in various papers and have been sending out a special mar ket letter. They say that it was one of these market letters that interested Motley. The complainant alleges that he sent $700 to the bead of the firm last August. After falling to receive his certificates of stock he demand".! his money. He met with no response, be said. FURTHER SIGNS OF GOOD TIMES. Harrisburg. Perm., March o.— lndustrial con ditions in this* district are showing marked im provement. At the Pennsylvania Ftee! Works there will be an additional open hearth furnace started, and preparations to start others are being made. Two blast furnaces are being re paired. The Harrisburg Pipe and Pipe Bending Com pany Is running its plant on an accumulation of small orders, and the Central Iron and Steel Works Is running about .» per cent of it.-. ca pacity, with preparations to start other parts of the plant in case orders continue. Detroit. March —The remaining stove works in Detroit and neighborhood resumed operations to-day, giving employment to three thousand men. All the plants are now In full operation. ■ MRS. HUSTED CHARGES EMBEZZLEMENT. Los Angeles, March 9. — Clinton O. Heath, a Den ver real estate operator, was arrested day on a telegraphic warrant from that city, charging him with embezzlement of $40,000. the property of Mrs. Mary H. Hasted, of New York. The money is <«a!d to have been intrusted t» Heath to Invest in rt-al estate, and it is alleged that he made disastrous investments in coal lards. "WOMEN UNFIT TO RUN AUTOMOBILES." Cincinnati. March I — No woman is physically lit to i'mi 'in an automobile, according to the statement of Mayor M;»rkbrelt in a recommendation sent to the City Council to-day in favor of the appoint ment of a city commission for examination of >»H who seek to manage automobiles. The communi cation was suggested by the fact that last week a man was killed by an automobile driven by ■ woman. CUT MADE IN STEERAGE RATES. The North German Lloyd bine announced yes terday a cut fromj«> to $26 in steerage rates from Pi swan, except on Its four express steamers. The Kusslan East Asiatic Company and the Russian Volunteer Fleet, which are not members of the organization formed In London a month ago. have met the rate by a reduction in the passage from Rotterdam from |BI to $24. IMMCE THREE CENTS. "LEAM FACTS' -HUGHES DISCUSSES CONGESTION. Asks Information. Then Practical Action — PtWMffi ('nyjfjitir.rtx. The auditorium of th«» American Museum of Natural History was crowded last night at th>? conference which marked the opening of the exhibit of the congestion of population in N>* York. in the west wing si the building. Gov ernor Hughes, who came down from Albany especially for the conference, was the sp«*ak--r of the evening. Baron Mayor «les Planches. th,» Italian Ambassador, was also to have spoken, but was unable to be present, delegating Count Massfglla. the Italian Consul General here, to take hl.^ place. Governor Hughes was received with a loud burst of applause when he entered the hall. He said that he had visited the exhibit Just before entering the auditorium and thought it the most instructive commentary on iMa city he had ever seen. It -was, he said, at once the saddest and yet most encouraging spectacle he had wit nessed in a long »>.;;». Applause greeted his declaration toward the end of his speech that the conditions exposed by th»» exhibit would be remedied, because they were Intolerable. Learn the facts, then seek practical methods of relit-f, was the keynote of his address. Revo lutionary methods he decried. GOVERNOR HUGHES'S SPEECH. The Governor, beginning his speech by re ferring to the exhibit, said: I have been ther<» paying all too short a visit to the most instructive commentary upon condi tions in the city of New York that 1 hay» ever seen. It is from one point of view the saddest sight and from another point of view the most encouraginsr spectacle that It h;u» been my duty to pee of late. I must say that Ii rr a to you feeling oppressed and depressed by the facts that are there made so cl<»ar by the statistics, the charts and the models that ar>» so eloquent of the wretchedness and misery which are incident to our progress. And yet. on the other haodL i* ii most encour aging, because these »-xhlbits have been brought together. It is another testimonial to the splen did quality of our citizenship which Is repre sented in those who turn aside from the cares oC everyday life thoughtfully to consider the needs of the community, who loyally ar« giving thetr time, their best thouzht. their heart-* to an en deavor to present the problems of the day and! to contribute to their solution. I have been more encouraged since I have been busy at Albany in noting the number of citizens of the state who in voluntary organizations* ars> trying to d<> sood than by any other one thing. And I do not refer to those who are gathered *■->- gether in the conventional asso^ations which hay© the charm and the authority of trruiitlon. In thqs» great organizations in which we have seas in structed ar.d to which we nr*e so. much In direc tion of aspiration and of proper standards of life. I refer to these bodies that .:rn springing WAV everywhere all through our state, and I believe all through our country, demanding eood government, improvement of local conditional better supervision of charitable organization, better work in every line of philanthropic effort, applying 1 training and skill, knowledge ..... betterment of conditions that ar>- risrht about us. And that fnr<-«» is growing to puch a decree sinfJ these associations are multir'ving to such a deer*"* that you may b* sure that jWthough here and there there may be a little falling back, a little less progress at one time than at another, administra tion of government, ••■••■. soda! conditions in this country will show in the near future marked improvement. The ■■ -• --.-■■:.-• ■'.••-■■■'-■.■ of the peo ple is directed to those end?, and h« makes a great mistake who looks upon Ann life and sees nothing but the chase of the almighty dollar, know* nothing but the exhibition of love of display ami selnsh gratification, sees nothlnsr but selftshnesa and cynicism. That is not American life. American life is represented in an honest, sin cere • Sort to make the best of one's self and to help one's neighbor, and th*»r» never wa3 a time whvfl the true spirit of our democracy was so evident as It is at this hour. URGENCY OF THE PROBLEM. v . , .»-.».;: :■■■■■ j The Governor then dwelt for a mom- ■ on the value of the exhibit a: . the urgency of the problem thus presented for solution, continu ing; I don't know whether these distinguished ladiej and gentlemen who have given so much thought to these problems have remedies to propose, but I '.—■: sure of one thing— that. In some way or another, these conditions will be remedied, because they are intolerable. The; cannot last. What does congestion mean — congestion of trie , ...... ■so clearly b7 the heaping Dp of the shot in the lower part of the East Siri-* of New York, each shot recres»nting a human soul, and a great mound down thera on the lower part, with the free territory to the north and north east virtually unoccupied? What does it mean? We are accustomed to think, perhaps carelessly. that it means that some peopl* who ar» very un fortunate suffer a little discomfort; that -we ar* sorry for them: we wish th*?y could b" --..-■ care of; but. after all. so many people ar» bound to be unfortunate anyhow we *-hn:s: our ctxmbtem and go --. business as thoueh it <Jid not concern us. but look at it from another point uZ view. Who pays the bills? Th* city ar.d th» state ar» paying for the crime, for th» disease, for Th» wretchedness that come? from these congested conditions. That is one of the things we have got to learn in this country, that no man. however h-« micht pride himself upon h'.s fOCMWi can cet away from his brethren altogether; and be cannot afford to have plague spots in the city. You have grot to pay for hospitals, vvnar is UK u?e of putting, people In hospitals and feedir.? them and paying the expenses of these gT*at es tablishments, imprisoning them for crime, carrying the larce loads of our prison bill*. If. to ,i srrea= dezree. you can prevent that outlay. mv» human fcelnci from <il?wase and fr»m rrivn.-. and at tn<? «ame~time provide an increase •- th<» efficiency of our p«>orle and of the output of their productive "fft'ta hazardous to fallc upon th»«- line* Trtr»t our present lack of d<-Snit<"ne«!» in prngramm*. anrt 1 ...... we have hardly beeun to realise xrh^t a proper exercise of the poiio* powers "f th« star* under a true theory of government can dr> wu:i regard to the«e condition.*; and on<» of these con ditfons. and all of these conditions, the peopl* "^ a i"hor£usMy believe in frdividualUrn. t believe that the object of our sroyerr.menr in rr, giv- each man hi* chance and fix tt s« that he »=♦ limited only to the extent that the other gOonjr will have his an<l we have eot to do somotntnsr about our great ritie*. so that »; may preserv<» this very opportunity for individual effort that we' prize and make conditions wholwom* br n^rossarv restriction, not upon proper enterprlf*-. but to say« enterprise and the units — tr.e human units — that make tt po«»iNs. THE TRANSIT PROBLEM. Hen the speaker spoke of the relation •* the transit problem and of the di-scourasrin? feat ures of that problem, lie continued: I realise that our problem of distribution is not simply the pr.-bk-m of distributing people: it is a problem of distributing work, it to a probtem of i.laclr.g the work, it is a problem of preventing tno undue congregation Of factories. We of course. must proceed in these matt»-n»_ not with an am bitious programme or revolutionary programme. Nothing much la accomplished by ■ revolutionary programme in a peaceful community except a ter learn, lind we can do the next thin? -and that is my philosophy in and out i.f politic*. We mint hay»- information and know t.ie fact* an.l the man that has got a fact and can rn3ke i: dear in an American community has an enormous leverage That is the reason why ejftry one interested in t*ie ri'y of N.«r York ought to go through that exhibit I feel t?mt it is a shame that 1 should bfl talking tr» you here and takliig your ttflM whtn. you coul.l really b«> tearntog somthtag abost kt. But I may say further, along the same line, th.it this marshalling 1 of the facts s.» that they im press upon us an.J stimulate our DJBrnultr. M.I fnrcc upon us the necessity for the realization, or the umSaUy of doing something about it. cr«-«:in:i a discussion ot tbe practicability of utnaatlM measures so a.-» to •ccomptlsh the rtslonarj thin-j and: thrust aside and clearly an.! patfrntb ex.tm- Ine the matters fr..m a practical stan.lpotnt. an.« sw-e finally h.T.- and th.-iv something that can N» don* 1 cmrrgf >>»-f.>r«- our lmasinatlon *ml r.n lily take form and become concrete - We are colng to have the facts : they will n-vrr he forgotten and the prop'.e who have <iv»n .if th'-ir time an.l thY labor of ptvsvnttr.tr them, thus.- who have associated with them, will press tii.-m Bpon our attention, and little by little we shall do thinp. we will Ket better tr.in--«it. we will hav^playgr.xia.l..; we will enforce the tenement house bbsj for one th 'i do not mean to say it is not enforced. I dmi It i Terr prudent thing for an executive to assume thnt all laws are enforced until he knows the cun trirv and there are any numb-r of gBM reu.ly to Inform htm to the contrary tn every bonwsi »f what I nifin i" that congestion Is not n*.-* •arily »> many to the acre: it to » question of «•> many cubic feet of spare for each .ndividua! «n.l bewvver embarrassing and annoying it may be to POLAND WATER l.«-.d<» all In Reputation. Purity andMetHcbia! ProwmU* HJram Writer A Sons. Proprtetur* New York Pepot and Office. 11S0 Broadway. B. ft. kobinson, M:inJser.— Advt