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jSSniG OR GAtNOR
JAHVASY TO PICK ONE
CR OTHER FOR MAY OF.
former by Preference, but Latter, f
onic0 me Looks Uncertain for
Organization.
- .-- to the contrary by men in
•SlJSwmany organization, who dis
egjad .of the t , ans disused, it is
*W Z Ori* F. Murph: ,. Daniel F. Coha
'^f;; t ave narrow. Uof
W B=a l to Justice Victor J- Dow
•T^ntetan. and Justice William J. Gay
'■**' 1 M&T A member of the Tammany
l S! l £ > r«W of tne -.-■ convention, if things
•JSTJJW. ------
SL vetz. Coler or SOBM other Brooklyn man
J^c- Resident of the Board °- Aldermen.
?£U look bad for Tammany, it will be Gay-
SSSU Controller N. Taylor
SS o' Slannattan, for ControUer. and a
SST{» President of the Board of
*S?ammany rr.tn Cjrare that if the Repub-
H^ acd their allies becoow em-broiled it »ill
k. 7 comparatively easy matter to elect a
.wight Tammany iickeU with Justice Bowling
i« tbe h*ad of it. Justice Dowling has grown op
b the erganizatjen. was for years a district
'eader and has the confidence of the organiza
sea aw Murphy and his friends would not
rx-«ct unusual favors from Ju-tice Dowling. but
•Jjey *re confident that he would pet through a
four years' term without "throwing down" his
Issser colleagues, and would show them as
each cossieeration as he could consistently
rith £ proper discharge of his duties as chief
•xecctive. N Taylor Phillips is a wealthy # man.
gggdsi in the business of the Finance De
pamae^t. ar.d prominent in Hebrew church and
ajßjßielent organization circles.
MGCK-AN FOR FIRST PLACE OR NONE.
- Patrick F- IfcGowan can have a renomination
v President c' the Board of Aldermen if he
JoStS it.' but his friends say that he is a candi
date for Ztfiyor. and if Tammany does not give
to 'first place on the ticket he -will retire, in
rhlci case the nomination will go to a Queens
sia. • • •
• Justice Gaynor is looked upon by the .a—i-
Bary i?. c _s a sort of last resort candidate.
He is not really wanted or trusted by the
Tar"* ar " men. but the leaden ri- 111 1 that Will
tim R- Hearst would support the Tammany
wiet with Saypor on it and that Tammany
*sajd be pretty sure to win. This would enabi«
Sea 'to name a straight organization man for
President of the Borough of Manhattan. It
«ruld be no surprise to the rank and file In the
cgtaizauc.. to pee President Abeam renomi-
Mad
fejf jarasiaEy picks Justice Gaynor for the head
tf fie ticket it v.-.'.] serve as a reason for nam
taga-Martattstn rear, for Controller. The nomi-
StßS&ot Justice Caynor would mean the retire
sjen of Controller ilets as a regular democratic
nail TTlir i en the city ticket. Justice Gaynor
tits in Brooklyn, and If Brookl: :. gets the can
,-e^te for Mayer It will get nothing else. If. on
• tie ether hand. Justice Dowilng is picked for the
. ssjd of .the ticket, Brooklyn will have the call
•to.the second place on the ticket, and probably
"Bt'6" Murphy, as In cay* gone by. will tempo
-- ■ pocket L's dislike for Senator MoCarren
«3 allow tie Brooklyn organization to name
fte Controller. Ir that case probably Controller
Xrj would have the refusal of a renomination.
■1£& Controller is not partlcalarly anxious to be
'nrcrlratea. jreferrlrg the first place on the
|!. > GAT^OR AS SAIT FOR HEARST.
" The district leader with whom a Tribune re-
Jorter talked last night tad this to say:
•It is a fact,' as stated by Mr. Cohalan CMi
•**• that Mx. Coba'an has not personally visit
•i Jsstica Gaynor with the idea of getting him
to ettcd as a candidate for Mayor, but mutual
ttko&* of Charles F. Murphy and Jostloe Gay
kerswsetatad over the situation with -Im, and
.;ti« Jacge knows how the Tammany men feel
*ewsx<3 htm. We are looking for a winner, and
vv — 6 we are 6omewhat fearful about Justice
Gator's futare course the main' »ing is to win.
ȣfl la order, to win we would take Gaynor. His
•bastion would knock the pins from under
E«-*sr6 opposition to Tammany and insure a
- iJeaocratic victory all along the line."
•^c Tammany sien are confident that Bor
£3ri Pr»si4erit Haffen will cot be renominated.
4^rost to a nan they are of the belief that the
.vOTttzcr will remove him on the recommend*.
2*«< Wallace HacFarlane, the referee before
■*"■» the charges were heard.
TaoinaEy leaders have no particular
»ev£3c« s^ainst Borough President Coler of
; pockiyn. He did well by them when he was
\^"~ eT ' and Onder certain conditions they
v " TLa be prv.-jjig to run him for Controller this
• 3«?:- but the fact that Mr. Oolar Is ,ind*r in
'■ S^ Gn ls not lost 6! ? ht of by the Tammany
■«&. The Commissioners of Accounts are turn
■LJ?-* 01 damaging things against the ad-
of the borough government under
*~ C&.er. and he r*v* r wfll be mentioned for
JJWHer t>v tne Democratic City Convention
- *-c eas. against h'm If made as trwblcsome
: >v^L* OD * agalnst Borough President Haffen.
-?cw Use only «se Tammiuiv has f. r him Is
'•• ttT U<ith wWch to beat McCarren to pieces.
«• Governor should remove Mr. Coler as a
ier ** the Inqnlry by the Oommlasionen of
\T^ S^ in th« Judgment of the Tammany men
. • ▼cms no longer be a political factor.
BATES POUR FROM DROWNING.
_""*&«. Young Man Drags Capsized Crew
\ .*j. Into His Boat.
,Wv-"-r « lt 3 r -*<"ir >'»«•." old. of Corona,
19 FhJihi W *T,* ;rh!l * navigating I, is napht.ia launch
EisvT? " ye»t#>rday, rescued f ' "■•"■' drowning
•••^•en * tV7 ' Elxtee n '••'■'■ old; Paul Rarclay.
asL •^i t*" °' d: Nornian Day «vwnteen jeare
M£« 13 ** riOrß! * n ' twenty-on; year* eld. ail
fc «■ «SLr >UrS m * a Trere efdUa « e;ound «ne bay
- -tTv Wben a pu«ld»>n eust of wind capsized
**>* 1aT 1T *"»"«' sailors went mail— it
fcaiotß v, <Urt * Be R.v«l»r saw (he accident and
E« ViT 8 Craft for the elnkins ' Mboat.
■ ls -*c£r,w mUri: dlfficlJlt v in gettlßg Neary and
«*r7r but he found that Day and o^r
thr«^^ fMt un<1 «'- th « fail of i,,.- ir craft, co,
i **2y~i n I * anchor, he dlv»d -verboard and
Ti >«T t . ( C ** <!e * !n • * nln « !!) "'" to "■'- surface.
tt« U-^ «aeon»clous an ' were assisted aboard
■ m.", ♦? X**K ** r >' *nd Bar?liy. who had rccov
"»"« ft,, ' / '-"' kin X- The launch was thtn
sfcVw £ f " th *.r"> *• East Elmhurst
Pswj rS "**** revived zn-1 ken to their
»f» f ." B^« NB6 FOR TH K SUMMER
To-^^-^e^ NEW- YORK, SU3TDAY. JULY 25, 1909. -FIVE PARTS.-FIFTY-EIGHT PAGES.
GORE AGAIXST CAXXOX.
Sat/9 Democrats Should Not Oppose
Republican Insurgent*.
[By Teiosrrapl: t<-> The Tribune ]
Kansas City. Mo., July 24 — Thomas P. Gore,
Oklahoma's blind Senator, declared here to-day
trm the Democratic party ought not to nomi
-.ndidate., fcr Congrer s ag-ainst such mt-n
■-.? Murdock. of Kansas, and the rest of the anti-
Cannon Republicans in the House of Represent.
?tives.
"And I suppose there will be those who will
cry aloud "Treason!"' Senator Gore said; "but
if that be treason, let them make the most of it.
I place my country above my party; and I do
rot believe fidelity to party requires a man to h<%
unfaithful to his country. If it does, it's an
overdraft on my party loyalty. Murdock and
those men from lowa — all the anti-Cannon men
—there should be no Democratic candidates
against them In their districts. We ought at
least to give them our mor3l influence and help
them del ' the Cannon 'stand-pat' Repub
licans.
"And then where Cannon men— 'stand-patters.'
especially, where the moss on their backs trails
the ground— where they are nominated, then
there should be reasonable hope of assistance
from progressive Republicans to defeat them.
I would rather sec a good* Republican in Con
p-i-ji; thai a bad Democrat."
ROCKEFELLER HOUSES GO.
John D., Jr.. Transfers Buildings
Adjoining sth Avenue Church.
John D. Rockefeller, jr.. transferred to the
Abeyton Realty Company yesterday Nos. 7. 9
and 11 West 45th street for a nominal con
sideration of ?1 each. The three parcels occupy
a plot 45 by 100.5 f<~ct. They were transferred
to Mr. Rockefeller on July 16 last by Lucius a.
Wilson, the consideration then given being
$67,250 On the same day John D. Rockefeller
transferred to his son property in this city with
an estimated value of $0,000,000. and the day
before he had transferred to his son property In
Cleveland with an estimated value of $4.<XX>.oe«\
The houses at Nos. 7. 9 and 11 West 4.lth street
adjoin in the rear the site of the Fifth Avenue.
Baptist Church, which la soon to be replaced by
a $500,000 edifice. John D. Rockefeller, jr.. i? a.
member of the committee appointed to hire
architects and select a temporary home for the
church. As< the r.ew church will be much larger
than the old building, it was reported that the
45th street plot would become part of the site
of the new church.
LAWMAKERS GET A SHOCK
Cannon Bets $10 Congress Will Be
in Session August /•'.
[From The Tribune Bureau ]
Washington, July 24.— Tired and weary Taw
makers who have been seeking consolation In
the thought that the final adjournment of Con
gress is not more than one week off revived a
rude shock to-day. They heard with dismay
that no later than this afternon Shaker Can-
DOB made a bet with ex-Representative "Watson.
of Indiana- that Congress would be In session on
August t& •• The bet -was for $10, and the
Speaker did not ask odds.
This news of the bet sent a shiver of despair
among those who have bean hoping that the
tariff question Is now in Urn last stages of Bet
tlement. Representative Champ Clark, the
minority leader, who has been complaining to
all his friends that the delay In passing the
tariff bill has cost him $6,0w in cancelled
Chautauqua engagements, learned of the
Speaker's bet is a woeful silence that was fad
and pathetic. Several persons tried to learn the
rear-on for Mr. Cannon's pessimism, but the "old
man** would offer no explanation. He said It
was a secret, and that he never gambled.
A MAGISTRATE PINES HIMSELF.
Mr. Williams, of Vancouver. Says He Broke
the Auto Speed Law.
Vancouver, B. C. July 24.— A(!olphij« Williams,
police magistrate, Jj<2ged his own cas* in the po
lice court here to-day, «nd fined himself 15 and
costs for speeding his automobile, lit hal Just dis
posed of two cases of speeding when his own
name was called.
"Does that charge refer to m«?" ask"! the mag
istrate meekly of Mr Kennedy, the prosecutor.
"Yes." caM Mr. Kennedy. "I think y«u have •
right to try It yourself It Is not worth while
caking % written request to another magirtrat*."
His honor found that he had been goir.jr nin*
t&en Tr.iies an hour, when the law allows only eight.
"Williams Is ordered to pay jr. and coj's. ' said the
Court.
PERU AND BOLIVIA MAKING TERMS.
Rumor of Rupture Denied— A Convention with
United States.
Lima, July 24.— The report published y»st-r<iay
that diplomatic relation! between Peru and Bo
livia had been broken ofT and that Sefi^r Polo,
the Peruvian Minister, was preparing to leave La
Paz. was denied to-da' . Leslie Combs, the Amer
ican Minister, and Senor Porras. the Foreign Min
ister, Signed a naturalization conv*r,?ion yester
day.
La Tp.z. July 24.— An official denial has been
Issued by the Bolivian government of the report
published by a Peruvian newspaper that Chill Is
urging Bolivia to war and offering assistance and
arms.
It is ofllclally announced that the American Min
lFter. Mr. Statesman, will take charge of the Ar
gentine legation her*, with the consent of the Bo
livian government, during the suspension of diplo
matic relations between Bolivia and Argentina.
Several of the Bolivian newspapers continue* to
print arguments In support of the claim that th*
refusal to accept the award rendered by Argentina
on the boundary question was Justifiable They
cite a number of cases of many years ago.
BOLIVIA'S APPEAL TO AMERICA.
Asks United States to Act as Her Representa
tive in Buenos Ayres.
Buenos Ayres. July 24.— Charles H. Bberriil, .the
American Minister, has received a telegram from
the Etato Department at Washington authorising
him to receive th» archives of the. Bolivian loca
tion at Buenos Ayres. and the interests of Bolivia
ere now in the hand* of the United States.
AUCHINCLOSS JEWELRY STOLEN.
6*abrlght, N. J., July 24-— The' summer home of
Charles C- Auchincloss, a \>w York lawyer, on the
Rumson Road, was entered last evening, and dia
monds and Jewelry valued at $2,000 were stoten. The
house was In charge of servants, non« of whom
heard any suspicious noises, and the robbery was
not discovered until Mrs. Auchincloss and her
daughters returned hum". The stolen Jewelry con
sists of three dub,*, a bracelet and two pins.
COLLISION IN BALLOON RACE.
Newton. 111, July 24.-In a balloon race here to
day Clarence Duncan and Roy Eastman, both of
Vincenne.s. were In collision. They had just cut
loose from their balloon*, whirl* prcbeb:;- saved
«h*'lr liv»», -s t*ip V , v »re about two thout^nd '< .•*
above the earth. E*etm«.n'B leg wm ba4ly cru*h«4.
THE LISTING OF STEEL
MAURICE LEOX EXPLAINS
FRENCH POIXT OF VIEW.
France's Legal Adviser lire Says
Delajf Is in No Sense Defeat
for Mr. Morgan.
Maurice Leon, legal adviser in this city nf the
French government, returned yesterday on the
steamer La Lorraine from a short trip to Pari.«=
Askefl about the failure of the negotiations to
list United States Steel common stock on th«
Paris Bourse^ Mr. Leon said that "the temporary
setbock" to the plan was due not to any hostility
on the. part of the French government, but prin
cipally to the uncertainty in Fran, over the
action to be taken by the United States Senate
Finance Committee with regard to the tariff <">n
French exports to thin «»untr3 It was also
caused, he said ly the opposition of the French
steelmakers and other interest t.. the building
up of American industries with which they were
in competition. He explained further that the
T?aris P.■•ur^'' w*,-, h staid institution, which did
not undertake tny new policy without weighing
the question very carefully! and declared that
the d^lay in liftinp St^oi In Prrl? was not In
any s=ens»e a defeat for Mr. Morgan, us he «-a«
not the originator of ?h<? pla:i to pul it on the
Bourse tlierc
"I have ! een swrpris^d to notice in pome quar
ters in this country." he added ".i t>'nil*ncy to
consider the adjournment of the negotiations to
list Steel common in Paris a defeat for Mr. Mor
ean. ' This ip a nilptnk^. a« It has come • to my
knowledge In .-i very positive w:j that the
proposition to lls<t Steel In Paris 1 came not from
American but. from French source?. The error,
in a nutshell, It) this:
"Tlio seventy-one official brokers doins busi
ness on- the Parts Bourse. *>;ich <•.' them i ho
owner of a scat by government appointment,
hay.? nnticeil that a great deal of speculative
business has, loft th*ir market; anl that cus
tomers formerly operating through them have
been operating by preference through London
and New York. So. although a few years ago
they were ... introduction of Ameri
can 'stocks in their market, beraus*- they feared
the consequences^of their own (closing
■at about the :ini<- of the opening of th» Ameri
can market, the stagnant condition of their
market ha:, mafia them realize th'- r.cce*clty.of
the infusion of new .activity, .in-i when certain
Paris bankers j-rpposeO to them the introduction
of st«-»! common* they recih^sd the ides* most
favorably.
FRENCH STXDI< i MADt: PROPOSAI*
"Thereupon Mr. Morgan received a prrpositir>n
from a French «yndic*te ar.d accepted it. taking
It for |rrar!t*d that that pynillcutc was prepar«*fJ
to can out it? plan. Hrnro. If st»e| ts not
listed In Paris (o-day 11 II both unfair and in
accurate to speak of'lt a.* a defeat for Mr. Mor
{.•aji. fcr it 1? 'iGthlr.; of the V:irA.
"I may in ;a»«in^ tha* flic president, Of
the French Stock Exchange. M. I>e WneulL
taid to me tiM gay ] salitd that if Amßricaa
s-ecuri'ie* were *v»r lntroduc*4 Juf* th« Purquat
th* credit must ko to Mr. Morean ."
Mr. Leon "went on to fay tf.st h« SKAS X A •■•» be
llevfl sny obstacle of a l-'pal or flscsl Datura stood
in th» way of the !lst!r.sr of th? feck in Fans,
and added:
'Temporary cc-ndltionr rht h«ve ids It
highly 'j»»lrab!e that Steel common aione of t.ll
Arnerlr&n BtockE bhouid have been introduced
in Paris th:« summer. But the Pars toes: Ex
change Is i staid '■■« ;"it!or. which does not
undertaK* a ufx policy without vefghlng the
matter vriy carefully, and th» French Rdietts
which mad.c the propo«ition to V.r Morgan did
nor give sufficient consideration to the fact that
while it may have be-n highly deß:rable to in
troduce Steel common in Paris this should have
heed done as part of a comprehensive plan for
the listing there not only of that issue, but of
several r <t th» leading- American ft<-»:ks, particu
larly railroad Mocks.
"Now., when the bewi concerning the proposed
Introduction of Steel common leaked out ln
Paris, of course hostility to the plan was
aroused.. There were tiie French steel companies,
which did not look with favor upon the intro
duction of stocks of a foreign competitor. The
financial Institutions which' were ' not ln the
plan may a.l#n have wished to tturo* cold v.-itcr
on it. Pimply because they were not interested In
it Put co far as the govern was con*
ceraed; 'n my opinion, what induced it to defer
th» entire question to a eubflequ*-nt day wan
that it about the time when It was proposed to
ask the French public to take an Interest in a.
large American industry and to strengthen the
already brilliant prospects of that industry by
taking out of the market a considerable block
of Its common stock the United States Senate
Finance Committee was engaged In the task of
Increasing tariff schedules on French products.
ATTITUDE OF FRENCH GOVERNMENT.
"It was only natural that the French govern
ment should reserve it« ultimate decision as to
Steel common, because the introduction of Steel
common was part of a greater question which
I have already Indicated. I believe, and a great
many people in France believe, that the time
has come when the French public, which saves
two billion francs a year, which si a measure
of its yearly Investing power, should have an op
portunity to invest In American securities. I
believe, furthermore, as do a great many others,
that American Industries are bound to benefit
to a great extent from the consummation of. that
idea, because the French people do not buy
securities for speculation, but for investment,
and securities once bought in Paris are laid
away and do not see the market aealn
* It is self-evident that If. after interesting
herself in the development of Russia, her ally,
and also In the development of many other coun
tries, France were, so to speak, to take a part
ner's interest in American industries by buying
large blocks of stocks of American railroad and
industrial enterprises the industrial develop
ment of the United States would take a wonder
ful growth and America would become a for
midable competitor of England and Germany in
all the markets of the world where their manu
factured products are. traded in. . In return for
this it does not seem, unreasonable that France
should ask that her products which do not com
pete with American products should get favor
able treatment In the new tariff law. France Is
a manufacturer of articles of luxury; her wares
cannot he imitated anywhere, and there is no
Bound reason why French exports to the United
States should be interfered with. To-day there
reigns a great apprehension In France, over what
decision Congress is to take upon schedules con
cerning French products, and it would be most
unfortunate for the- future, relations of the two
countries .if - the high I protective Interests . . in
Washington should exercise their power to dam
age French' commerce here. .
••is it not highly inconsistent to tell a nation
which has long standing trade relations with the'
. J._ ■ -.. Continued on i*coao pact. , -•
FLIES ACHO^S CHAKiNEL
M. OLE RIOT LAXDS OX THE
DOVER CLIFFS.
The Aeronaut Reported Injured —
The Start from Calais Mode
This Morning.
Dover, July 2.".— Louis Bleriot successful
lanrlorl qt Dover aft«?r a flight in his aeroplane
across the English Channel.
M. Bleriot landed on the cliffs of Dover. He
is reported to hive been slightly Injured
Fuly 25 -M. Bleriot. at 1:35 n. i
started In 1 for the flight across
the channel \: rai trial flight
• n mimitea The
weather ■• . no ■ nd «\ - aa Bttrring. A
• ■ •- m >nopli ■

twalting I
th-. u . lnt< nded ;■
At that hour t!)^ \\ md was rising, and M.
I athsin failed to appear! It is n«t probable that
hr- will make a ... iTinrninp.
M. nirri"i for several rears has been an
active lator in Franc, and Is said to have
had inor^ miraculous escapes In his co'reer than
;iny otiier aeronaut. He mad«> a cross-count r;"
flight fr<.m Toury to Arthenay. Franc* 1 , on
March 31, 100 S. in a monoplane. His latest
achievement prior to crossing the Channel >va3
a flißht on July 13 from Etampes to Orlear.«.
a distance Of twenty-five milis. Ur- made a suc
cessful landing, covering tho distance in 58
minutes 10 seconds. Including a stop of eleven
minutes near Toury to examine his aeroplane.
By this achievement he wen the French Aero
Club i rlr* of $2,800.

ful attempt July 13 to cross the English Channel
in his monoplane. He got away splendidly under
Perfect conditions from the top of the cliff at
Sangatte, and had covered about half the dis
tance, at an av^rtge hcisrlit of five hundred feet,
when he wa.s obliged to descend on account of
the motor giving but. He wa3 picked up by the
destroyer Hjrpon and taken back to Calais.
Fu'.lowlhk on Latham's failure, M. Blerlot and
Count.de Lambert announced their intention to
make the attempt, and the feverish haste of hi 3
rivals induced M. Latham to moke hasty prepa
rations for a second att^npt. his machine, a new
Antoinette, having been put In shape with the
utmost celerity, ft was his Intention to maki
another ti is 1 on Monday if Wither. conditions
wrc favorable.
M. Bleriofs monoplane is nf the Latham type,
but is Hie smallest flyir.g machine yet built. It
is fitted -with a thrf;« -cylinder motor, which is
air copied, and drives a fvo-bladed propeller.
The pilots ' ecat is a skiff like body behind the
winpf.
L.-\&? Saturday M. Bleriot received th<? decora
tion of the L*-g of Honor for his efforts in
promoting ?v 'i scarce of ar . ia^ on _,
FOR XATIOXAL COXTROL.
Xagel on Commercial Development
—Time for Change of Policy.
Chicago. July 24.— Charles Nagel. Secretary of
Commerce and L»b«r. and Benjamin F. "Wlncbeli.
president of the Chicago. Rock Island & Pacing
Railroad, were the principal speakers at the
dinner of the' National Travellers' Association
to-nisht- Mr. Naptl discusied the attitude of
th» government toward commerce. .
"It goes without saying." be said in part, "that
th" tremendous undeveloped resources of tMs
country have up to this time almost compelled
us to look to ar-1 depend upon our domestic
trade It is equally ci«ir that »c are rapidly
moving beyond the iniui! stage of development
and that w« are forced tfi compete for suprem
acy in foreign market? The first st3g« was es
sentially unmethodical Vith the exception of
the protective tariff the government was scarce
ly cons!d*rH c? a factor In the commercial
scheme Nqw that we are approaching the sec
ond »tage, the function? of the government have
become: mere apparent..
"The demand for a downward revision of the
tariff Is based primarily upon the recognition of
the fact that our infant industries have reached
the stage of manhood, but also upon i desire
for a fair and intelligent reciprocity «lth for
eign countries
"We are confronted by •" remarkable spec
tacle of having cur national government labor
ing to have our business enterprises recognized
abroad, but standing by to s<>* them cut down
at home. The national government may secure
by treaty in foreign countries more than our
states would tolerate at home. Worse still, by
way of treaty w^ may extend to corporations
of foreign countries rrivil^s and immunities
which t:.. individual states may refuse to recog
nize.
•This condition must be dealt with. Wiia-t we
need is fair submission and sane protection.
These conditions can be had only under I con- ;
SiStent uniform, stable national control, so that ;
all dealers and all competitors from all parts •
of the country may enter the arena by the same
rules of the game. Whether the relief shall
come by national charters or even by th l '"'
actment of a broader whether the polio
shall be permissive or restrictive, or both— is not
for me to say. The decision should be one i (
growth and conviction. The time never has
been more opportune than it Is now. with an
administration In power as aggressive in the
suppression or wrongdoing as it Is determined to
maintain the principles of fair play and whole- i
some progress.
LARGE TNCREASE IN CANCER CASES.
Deaths from It in New York Have Grown from I
.1,187 in 1886 to 6,554 in 1908.
Albany. July -A marked increase in the num- j
ber of deaths from cancer in this state is reported j
by the state Department of Health ,
In 1883 deaths resulting from cancer totalled 1,857."
and last year the total was 6.554. the highest .in I
record. Statistics tiled Indicate that the fatal cases j
for 1909 will surpass those for KM.
"JOY RIDERS" CLIMB A TREE.
Paterson. N. J-. July ?4 (Speclal>.-An automobile
containing a party of -joy riders" was wrecked
thie afternoon on the Fompton turnpike, about
four miles north of Paterson William Ranson.
who was driving the machine, turned suddenly to
the right to avoid a coßlMon with a farm wagon.
The automobile ewerved Into a rut in the roadway
and crashed Into a tree.
Ranson was picked up unconscious, with a broken
arm and severe body bruises His companions.
George and Will .am Beekroan and Thomas Grie
wold, were hurled against a barbed wire fence
All were taken to William Magie'e farmhouse un
conaciouß, but recovered under medical treatment. ;
C. X G. BILLIXGS'S GIFT.
Has Presented All His Winnings in
Germany to Berlin's Poor.
Berlin. July 24.— C K. G. -Billings, of New
York, has presented all th*. winnings of his trot
ters during their stay in Germany to the poor of
Berlin.
He has also given his mar* Delight to th«
Trotting Club.
CROWD FALLS IX LAKE.
Twenty- five Persons Thrown Into
Artificial Body of Water.
Man b< ster. X H. July 24. — Twenty-five per
son? were thrown Into the water of an arti
ficial lake 3t Pine Island Park, four mi!e3 from
Manchester. !?.:*> to-night, when a portion of a
veranda encircling a bathing pavilion gave way
under the weight of a crowd.
All were rescued, but two women •■ era taken
out unconscious ani are ... have been
severely injured, while several others suffered
painful contusions:. The two wom*n were re
moved to their home?; in Derry. The other vic
tims of th accident were brought to th!s city in
a special car of the Manchester Traction Com
pany and were taken to a hospital. Their in
juries were n<"-t thought to be Revere.
ECCEXTRIC WO3IAX DEAD,
Lived Alone fur Fifty Years and
Left Estate Valued at -91, "00, 000.
Fort Plain. N. V.. July 24.— Miss Elizabeth
DieTondorf. a wealthy and eccentric spinster of
pood family, died at her home here to-day, at
the age of seventy-seven years.
Fifty years aso she closed hT house to her
many friends, and up ... of her a th
was seldom seen even by h<r neighbors. Thirty
years ago a local newspaper criticised the seat
ing accommodations of an assembly hall in what
was then the largest and most substantial busi-
building i:. the heart of Fort Plain. Miss
Diefendorf owned it. The hall was closed the
v.- Xt day, the tenants" leases were not renewed,
and the building has stood ever since, heavily
taxed, but vacant.
Miss Diefendori leaves an f-state valued at
about $1,000.0001 mainly in Western real estate,
hi ■■'■ she inherited from her brother?. Fox and
Addlson Diefendorf. She left no will, but is
survived by a sister ar.d several cousins.
"DUKE" DEAD IX (ELL.
English Baronet's Xt n Ends life
After Arrest for Drunkei
Br: !g .4. — With I ge of
drunk- Roderic
Gordon Fs .. Hen
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Falrbairn. who was knen as th« "Duke" b«
' rause of his aristocratic bearing and manner*.
' had walked into Police Headquarters earlier In
the evening and asked for sleeping quarters for
the night. His request was refused, and when
' he began a rambling conversation the officers,
thinking he hao been diinkfnff, ordered him out.
■ He went, ar.d several hours lat^r was found in
a doorway in Falrfleld avenue by Patrolman
Connery He was barely conscious and unable
to stand alone Connery took him to headquar
■ t . r<!> where he was locked up en a charge of
drunkenness. This morning the doorman, mak
ing the rounds to arouse the prisoners to present
lhem In court, found Fairbairn dr:ad.
Ro<3er!c Gcrtfon Fairbairn was born in London
March 2ft, 1880 He was the son of Thorcas
Gordon Fairbairn and i sr3ndson of Sir William
Fairbairn. who was made. a baronet in IS&3 by
Queen Victoria for his scientific achievements.
The dead mans uncle. Arthur Henderson Fair
bairn. Eucceedid ro the title at the death cf the
young man's grandfather, seventeen years ag<V
His grandmother it*aa a ?. J ster-ln-law of Charles'
Darwin. Sir Will: am. the original holder cf the
title, was president of tr-e British Association
for the Advancement of Science.
Fairbatrn leaves a father an* two r.'sf=r= ,
RODMAN WANAMAKS? TO WED.
1 Will Marry Miss Violet Cfagcr^-Cerensony ia
Westminster Abbey.
Philadelphia. July :4.r-^nnoiuJcement *a? male
by cable fron London to-day cf the aprroachlng
marriage oi Rodman Wanamakeri a member of the
firm of John Wanamikef, cf this city, and M:ss
Ytolei Cruder, daughter cf Mrs. J. Frederic Tarns,
of New York ar.-J Tuxedo. Tii» c?reraony wiit be
performed within the n?xt few days in West
minster Abbey, a special license having b:en issued.
* The ercng»mJnt of Mr. Wanamaker"! daughter
' Fornnnda rr, Art-:ro Heeronj son of Opcm Heeron.
'■ of Paris, was announce! several days a?».
TRANSPORT BRINGS NEGRO TROOPS.
Sjfanish War Veterans Will Parade in the City
To-morro^.
Negro troopers comprising thr IW* United Stares
Cavalry, who charged San Juan Bill so bravely in
the Spanish -American "War. are anchored to-day
m lower New York Harbor, aboard the transport
Kllpatrick. just in from the Philippines. They will
rot disembark until to-morrow morning.
Preparations nave been made by their brethren
of this city to giv« them a royal reception. They
intend to parade the city during the day and ban
',..,,. IK ht Major General Wood, who was in
?omrotnd of the Rough Riders at San Juan Hill,
and Mayor McClellan will attend the banquet.
WABASH TRAIN THROUGH TRESTLE.
Two Reported Killed and Twenty-five Hurt in
Missouri Wreck.
Kansas City, Mo., July 24.— 1t la reported hew that
AVabash passenger train No. 4, which left here at
9 o'clock to-night for St. Louis, crashed through a
bridge near Orrick. Mo., thirty miles from here.
It la reported that two persons. were kl'led and
twenty-five Injured. The train plunged through a
trestle over a small stream and two coaches were
overturned. Train No. 4 was composed of two Pull
man cars, three day coaches, a smoker, a baggage
and a mail car.
ROBERT STRONNAR DEAD. '
Rochester, July 14 —Robert Strcnnar. for several
years enipenntendent of th»> Oak Hill Country CMi
links and onetime open golf champion of Scotland.
died to-day at his home here. 48 years old.
About ten years ago Mr. Stronnar came to the
I'nited States to become golf Instructor at the
Newport Club. Subsequently he. was Instructor at
Palm Beach. Fla., and at Bar Harbor, Me. For the
last two ytars h« had been connected with the firm
"f "VV right A Duson,.of Boston, as a professional
golf Instructor- ,
PRICE FIVE COTS.
PRESIDOT WL\S
IK TARIFF CONTEST
COXFERREES GRANT HOST
' OF HIS DEMANDS. '
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Report To Be Completed To-day,
Only Formal Votes in Committee
Remaining To Be Taken.
IFpoiu The Tribune Bureau. 1
Washington, July — The tariff fight is prac
tical over. All that remains is the taking at*
formal votes by the conference committee on th*
adoption of the hides, lumber, iron ore, petro
leum and print paper paragraphs, and the ad
justment of certain rates in the cotton schedule
which have the effect of reducing the duties on
the lower grades. These votes will be taken at
a special meeting of the committee to-morrow
morning. The completed conference report will
be sent to the Government Printing Office to
morrow night and submitted to th'? Democratic
conferrees on Hondas-. It will go to the House
on Tuesday.
The question of whether hides shall be free or
dutiable, which was settled tentatively ; ester
day in favor of free hid*?«. was discussed at sort*
length by the «jonferrees to-day. Wen it riot
for the insistence of President Taft that ttide*
shall be placed en the free list th<=re in no doubt
that the Senators from th«> rang:** states of tt-
West would be successful In their fight Vt retain
at least half th«» present duty of 15 per cent.
It is now apparent that the Prt-sklcrt has won
his tight for free hides and fr*-e petrotettxn. 1 a
nominal duty on iron ore. a reduced duty on
lumber, against the increase' of th»? dot]T on
gloves, foi a greatly reduced duty en coal, for a
material reduction from th« Hot;?! rat*; ob
hosiery ami for! considerable reductions in th«»
cotton schedule, rppecially for th« lower grade*
which ary tyMisjht in larg*. quantities by person*
of very moderate means.
A last desperate effort was ntauje t-.-nis^t t>>-
Scr.ator Curnnrs tv persuade the President to
consent to the retention of the Senate dury.oC
'Si cents a ton on iron or*. Fur two. hours tb.w
Senate Republican conferrots discussed this
question with the President. When th«*y left
the White House at midnight tbey said no
agreement had been rea-:h?d a.^ to tlr- -rate on
ore. but aL-knowlodged thr:t the doty 0f. 25 cittfcJ
would not b«> satisfactory t<» the Pr^sidf-nt. Thft
hides question was as^i^ Wjtiewed to-night, but
no change from the dec's n to put them t>n tb*»
free list was seriously pro|«.*e<L .
WANTED FURTHER COTTON REDUCTION*
The President did not approve unqualifiedly
the agreement reached yesterday by the cou
ferrees and announced in The Tribune this
morning. Instead, he urged Mr. Farneto mak *
a still further effort to obtain additions! reduc
tions in the cotton schedule to offset the con
cessions he tthe President) was making on
those raw materials which he recommended
should be placed on the free list. Mr. Payne
had been •workin? throughout the morning ses
sion for reductlors lr> the cotton schedule with
sorr.e measure of success. He went to the Wtlt©
HouWas s.jon"a9~the recess was taken, Accom
panied by Representative McCall. and aIXMf
luncheon with the President he returned 'deter
mined to win stii! further concessions on tbe>
lower grades of cottcn. Mr. McCall and th»
Massachusetts Senators, althougir greatly n
t^resteri in upholding the rates of th» cotton
schedule, bowed rrac?fuily to tie •*■ of th*
Presicientl and raid they were prepared to do all
in their power to make the till confem to his
rfewa.
Early in the forenoon session Senator Al&rlca
' lent for Senators Warr*n and Smoot. and thi
1 news that bides h-i<i been pl3C*d on U» free list
; was broken to them. Senator Warren's iriuis
i nation knew no bound?, and h- did not rr;raI *
| to protest in vehement tenni Soaaot. ««
! -a. younger Senator, and e3 much to Mr.
! Aldrtcli for hi? rapid advancem-nt hi tB« Sea
j ar/scrrptea the situation rr.oz". raimlv. 3#*
I ator B^rah. who to greaily iat«restrf ia
! express-! wiHlasfnesa to accept the inevi?ic!«\
HIDES PUT ALXniCII IN DILEM?IA.^
S«.-ator Aldrfch has r~">n placed in an ex-
I tr-m-lv difficult pcsiiion ty th« .:cnnicrmi:>ir.«»
of th^ pr^idwt and Vr. Warr->. Mr W«n«n
*V probably rh« rrc>sf .rrt.i-mial m»mb-r »t th*
S-nata from nest rst th}s >li*9is.sippi- - He ♦»
chairman ot »bfl Committee en Military "Atsirs.
*^dm the nit-iral crder wiii t? rfxatrmaa ot tbm
. erfu , commltte- en Aprropriatioas Xn O*
not distant, future Ha threatened tajoJn tea^
with rh- :iri«urgen**'; «no m** rr ' 3 o^tUivc-.-
A« Mdrlch ors*ntoatton In the Senate if ,tjw
Senator from Khcde island fsiM. to
th» dT.i»y '"•n hides.
ryr, the other h?nd. to hay- insisted oa r-tzLn
, r^' t >,,, f ], sTy on H*des would *?»Te iaraJ^jrf Hr.
Aldflch'tn * Bericus ctmfifci wjrn *h*. Fr"s!d-m.
H» was cocnpeOed t<£cboo«! r-nw«n 'h* txw.
and in the «n£l analysis he chos* Ow Pre?ident .
and acceßted th- 1 «wvf r« denttactat^na bt ?ir.
Warren with tuch eo-ianimity ~s h^Vrm*.? com*'
mind. Mr. Warren found Ms disappcintrnent
the greater because h». had be-=n led to 6*u*v*
all along, not ly M r - Aldrich but 1-y. a certain
portion of the press, »hat the duty An hiijea
Would be retain^l. or at irnst would n->t h a re
duced below T l^ per cent. \ . : ••
Mr. Barm s, vho is a< antagonistic to thfl»
President as jlr. Warren, being a conferree. qN
tained a concession on iron ere. and this did
not add to the comfort ot Mr Warren. Senator
Clark. Mr. Warren's* colleague, obtained a ma
terial concession from th« President's demand
for free coal, which further augmented tie dis
comfiture of the senior Senator from Wyoming.
Early in the afternoon the conferrees disposes)
of the drawback provision, which has been mak
ing them some trouble, and only th« cottP«
schedule remained, each side contesting every
inch of the ground, or rather every traction of m
per cent, on that. __
It is generally doubted if there will be mor«
than five or six Republican votes against the.
conference report. It is regarded as certain that
Senators Bristol. Clapp, La Follette and Nelson
will oppose it. Mr. Nelson served notice to-day
that be could be counted against the bill unless
the duty on lumber was reduced, to the House)
rate of $1 a thousand feet. The leaders did. not
expect the vote of the Minnesota Senator, for ha
has been a consistent low tariff advocate for
many years. They were somewhat disturbed,
however, lest he should become so aroused on
the lumber question that he. would try to or
ganize the Minnesota members of the House to
oppose the report. If he should succeed in sep
arating from the House organization such, prom
inent and active* Representatives asTawceyaad
Stevens there would be serious troUole ahead
for Speaker Cannon and his lieutenants.
Senator Clapp Is also outside the breastworks,
having taken such umbrage at the -liminatlon,
at the instance of the President, of his holding?
company amendment to rhe corporation tax that
he is counted as certain to vot* against th*
adoption of the conference report? ' r^ajeadere
Day Line's second rewrite* boat *o*V*a'g*"f **
*nd i*£k is a perfect cuttaff.. Musla-^Advt.

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