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SPAIN'SXEWLEADEK 'MAURA CABINET OUT. Senor Moret, Former Premier, Organizes Ministry. . Madrid, Oct. Si.— The Spanish Cabinet, which was formed -January 25. 1907, under the premiership of Antonio Maura, re* signed to-day as a result of the bitter at i tacks made against the government by the former Premier, Moret y Prendergast, rep rassatlna* a powerful opposition. ■ . At a conference with King Alfonso Pre mier Maura told the King that in the face of Sefior Moret's statement that the op i vocitioa would refuse to discuss even the s most urgent measure* he had no option but to resign. He asked, however, the members of the majority to support the now ministry. Upon the receipt of the resignation of the Vremier and hie ministers Moret y Pren dergact undertook to form a new ministry, himself assu.nlng the post of Premier and Minister of the Interior. The new minis ters, who took the oath of office to-night, are mm follows: ■Premier ana Minister cf tbe Interior— WOßST T PRENDEROAST. Minister of Foreign Affairs— CABAL- I£IIO. Minister el Flatac*— Se&or ALVaRADO. Mloiatcr ot War — Lieutenant General DE ULQVE- Minuter of Marine— Rear A4mlral CONCAS. Minister of Public Work*— Senor GAStET. Minister of Public lastructioa— Senor BAR stoso. Minister of Justice — MARTINEZ DSL CAMPO. When the President of the Chamber of Deputies - made the announcement of the Cabinet's resignation it was received with such an ear-splitting uproar that he was forced to adjourn the sitting. The Cabinet which resigned to-day was formed on January 25, 1807, with the fol- I—lna Ministers: Premier, Senor Maura; Foreign Affairs, feeftor Allendeaalazar : Jus dee. Marquis <3« Flrueroa , Finance, Sefior Besada: Interior, Sefior de Laclerva; War, General Linares;. Marine. Senor Ferandiz; Agriculture. Commerce and Public Work*, Beffior Sanchez Guera, and Education, Sefior Rodriguez San Pedro. The Cabinet was Conservative, and sue oeeded in power the fall of no less than five Liberal ministries In dM preceding eight months. The religious issue had been the Toot of these dissensions, and the return to power of Befior Maura, leader of the Con servatives, and who had before held the Premiership, was regarded as a sweeping victory for the Clericals and one likely to atouse a revolutionary spirit. This proved to be the ease, the Opposition finally uniting In opposition to the government's conduct and furtherance of the war In Morocco. The •tern measures taken to put down the re «tst aati-war demonstrations in Spain tend ed to Inflame the Opposition, and the execu tion of Ferrer, followed by popular demon strations ef disapproval, brought matters to a crisis. ,i*Tien parliament reopened, the Liberals. Republicans and Socialists bitterly assailed the government, but the Cabinet showed a disposition to fight for its life. Then came the reported scene between King Alfonso and Premier Maura, when his majesty ie said to have bitterly re proached the Premier for failing to give him an opportunity to exercise the royal prerogative In a pardon for Ferrer. "rti<w was a violent scene In the Chamber of Deputies yesterday, when the Opposition, llead^d "by Senor Moret y Prendergast. the former Premier, renewed its attack upon the government Senor de Laclerva, Mm ister of the Interior, however, declared that the ministry would not resign under threats, a* such an act would be cowardly. It vas then believed that, while Sefior M .rot tras •determined to unhorse Premier Maura, the Liberals, as dlstinsulshed from ; *fee RtpttMtcaai end Socialists, did not de sire to assume power, as under the clrcum- BUtneeß they would then become responsible f r»r IWI <»x:peiidiluies involved la the war in Morocco.- - It is understood that the new srovern ment'n i>rograTnme Includes the re-estab ll«lmieut of the constitutional guarantees in Barcelona and Gerona. the suppression of censorship, acceleration of the campaign in the mil region, amnesty for political of fences, the publication of the documents in the Ferrer osss and the holding of elections within a few months. it is believed that one of the first acts of the government will be to replace Gen «aral. Marina, commander of the 6panUb forces in Morocco, 1 v General \\>yl«r. VATICAN SURPRISED. Did Not Expect the Fall of the Ener getic Maura. Home, Oct. The Vatican did not «•>.• p<sct the fall of Premier Maura, believing that the energy »i« displayed in re establishing order at Barcelona and other affect«d points would bring to him suf ficient strength to retain the Premiership and complete the work which ha had undertaken. The Vatican, however, Is sssst reserved with regard to the change In the Spanish government, and says pimply that the mak ing* or unmaking ot cabinets in Bpsiu Is none sf its affair. . BALKS AT FERRER CASE. Sir Edward Grey Does Not Think It Proper to Interfere. London, Oct. 21.— Sir Edward Grey, the IHsiUaM Secretary, shaking at Sheffield to tt'ght. did rot mention the Ferrer case, but generm'ly controverted the idea that H v.as the business of the Foreign Minisur to in •erfere in tl>« internal affairs of foreign na tions, except under treaty rights. He regretted that affairs la the Congo Independent State did not yet justify the recognition of Belgian annexation^ but he cordially welcomed the co-operation of the " United States in the efforts to secure re forms. Tlie Secretary com *"-'<* Use united States on being the only government, ex ~-j.l thp.t of Great Britain, which had taken trie trouble to get impartial and in dej*ndent information about the Conse. FERRER MEETING IN LONDON. Members of Parliament Join in Protest v Against Execution. London. Oct. 21.— A mass meeting was field here to-night in protest against the execution of France Ferrer rsdeuttTat Barcelona. It us.B attended by many members fit the House of OSSBBSSMS, Prince Kropotkin, Dr. Clifford and other champions of free dvni An tluqucnt speech was madft^ by Cun ningham Graham. lie declared that the Burtirdota of FVi'ier and the overthrow of Maura, had giv«»u Spain a liberal Cahl ii<-t, arid Alfunvj, if he han light to S.-.- it, Ibe greatest opportunity to lead Ills coun try to fr«*«"«Jorn anfl protcTw*. RETAW SPLITS IS CENTS. WORTH $100 WHEN YOU KNOW WHAT THEY DO. Ketsw is a sparkling treated water that acts as a speedy and reliable rem edy for Nervous Headache, Brain Fa tigue. Sleeplessness, Depression- follow* ing Alcoholic and other Excesses, Men tal Exhaustion, etc A 11KA' not « LUUmi Sold t* Acker. M«rra!l £ CmAit, .ill tUker ssd fleresua tare*. «N.i **!*•-<■)«•" Drug c'.»•». i'.r.tth. Club* and Cafe*, or the "<ta%v «*ter Co.. « Wbiictetll St.. Clt» TWENTY -FIVE DROWN Loss of Life Caused hy Burst' ing of Darn. Constantinople. Oct. Twenty-five persons were drowned to-day, following the bursting of a dam at Lake Derkos. The lake is thirty miles northwest of this city, and supplies water (or the cap ital. SOCIALIST GAINS. Party Meets with Great Suc cess in Saxony. Berlin, Oct. 21. — The IHet elections In Saxony and Baden to-day show large Socialist gains. The Saxony elections were held for the first time under the new election law enlarging the suffrage. The Socialists gained seats in Dresden, Lelpsle and Chemnlts, and even won several from the Conservatives in the country districts. T'p to midnight ten Socialists had been definitely elected and thirty-five entered reballots. In Baden both Social ists and Liberals have made big gains in the city districts, according to the re ports up to midnight, the Clericals and Conservatives losing some seats. The result in both states apparently Is due to the dissatisfaction of the country over the taxes voted by the Reichstag In the summer. Dresden, Oct. 21. — The Conservatives, who had 48 seats In the old Diet, elect 13 and enter 14 reballots. The social ists, who had only 1 seat, elect 12 and reballot 45. The National Liberals, with 31 seats, elect 4 and rebsllot 27. The Radicals have not elected a member, but have 8 reballots. GREEK OFFICERS ACT. Force King to Dismiss Loyal Army Men. Athens, Oct. 21.— 1t is understood that the King, after long hesitation, has virtually b«en forced by the Military League to con sent to sign the sentence of dismissal from the army Imposed upon two prominent offi cers for refusing to join the recent revolu tionary movement. The attitude of the league recently has c&used apprehension that it is preparing to establish a dictatorship. The league has attacked the government for increasing taxation and lias demanded the wholesale dismissal of government officiate. Premier Mavromichalls to-day called a council, to which he summoned Colonel Zorbas. the leader of the league, through whom he conveyed an Intimation to tha officers that unless they moderated thfir extreme demands the government would resign. The effect of this threat is an an nouncement in the league's newspaper or gan that all differences between the league and th« government have been settled. ACCUSE CABRERA. Managua Thinks He Is Bach' ing Revolutionists. Managua, Nicaragua. Oct. tl — It Is sttO bsHspsi here that President Cabrera of Guatemala Is responsible' in a measure, if not entirely, for the revolution at Blueflelds, as he has been supporting it with expe ditions from Puerto Barrios and other places. Advices received here state that a steamer which was on its way to Guate mala to get war supplies has been seised by the authorities of Honduras. No decisive engagement between the revolutionists and the government forces has yet been fought. The Nlcaraguan gov ernment lias many troops at El Castillo and Manga, but heavy rains are Impeding active operations. The revolution is still confined to a comparatively small nuintajr of towns. San Jose, Costs Rica, Oct. 21.— There is SjS truth In the report of a revolutionary movement in Costa Rica. The government is taking measures to prevent revolution ary expeditions to Nicaragua through Costa Rlcan territory. Bluefields, Nicaragua. Oct. 21 (via wire less telegraph to ColonY— The Nlcaraguan !>. and It is not believed that the Zelaya government can hold out against them for more than three weeks longer. KING EDWARD OPENS HOSPITAL Released Doors of Montreal Institute by Electric Spark. Montreal. Oct. 21.— With all the imposing military ceremony which marks the pres ence of royalty, the Royal Edward Insti tute, from which tlio fight against the ••white plague ' in Montreal will in future be con ducted, «a£ format!; opened this afternoon. An electric spark flashed acrese the At lantic by King Edward released the mech anism which opened the doors, and the royal standard was hoisted on the tall flag jv.il* or the central tower. It was the first occasion in which the Kinr has participated in any Canadian function. Lieutenant Colonel Burland, on behalf of his sister and himself, handed the title deed of the property to the president of the Institute. BOMB EXPLOSION IN MUNICH Pavement Was Torn Up, but No One Was Injured. Munich, Qct. 21.— A powerful bomb was *»ploded in the streets here early to-day. The pavement near by was torn up and neighboring buildings werw considerably damaged. No person was injured. There is no explanation of the incident. KOSMOS LINE NOT SUBSIDIZED. Hamburg. Oct. 21- Albert Ballin, direc tor general of the Hamburg-American ttasjsssfajp Line, to-day said that it was hot true mb reported from Valparaiso thai the Kosmos Steamship Lino was subsidized by the German government. The line, he said, was doing business purely on Us own resources BOY KILLED BY AUTOMOBILE. Frederick Bberbardt, thirteen years old, of No. 68 Hyatt avenue, Win field. Queens, was knocked down by an automobile at Thompson and ilurroughs avenues, Win fleld. last night, and received a frac ture of the ekull. He was taken to the ; Flushing Hospital, where lie died. Accord- j Ing to the police, the automobile which hit ! him belongs to H. J. Hnpgood, manager of tho Oak JM<lg<> Company, at Shoreham, Long Island. N<> arrest was made. FLINT DENIES BANKRUPTCY. Albert H. Flint, <.! No. 10 Broad street, ! denied yesterday that he or his ana was bankrupt An Involuntary petition la j bankruptcy was filed figalnßt him in th« ; Doited States District Court yesterday, Mm claims aggregating ca.&v*. The peti tioning creditor's are Thomas Craig, of ' Philadelphia, and William w. Oalt and ' WilJiatr. R. O'Brien, of this city. Tiie Flint company suras the Auburn & Lansing Rail road, running from Auburn to Ithaca. The creditors Lase their claims en alleged fait ures to All contracts relating to the stock . and bond business. > XEW.-ORK DAILY TRIBUNE, IIUDAV. OCTOHKK T2. tOOO. DECISION (M 13LA0K PRESBYTERY I PILE IA) No Further Action Necessary, Says Committee. Johnstown. N. T.. Oct. a.— The considera tion by the Presbyterian Synod of the State of New York of the heresy charges pre ferred against the Presbytery of New York In connection with the ordination of the Rev. Archibald Black ended late this af ternoon, when the judiciary committee of the Synod to which the Investigation was referred, reported, sustaining the Fresby tery and deciding that no further action on the part of the Presbytery was called for. The Investigation conducted by the com mittee showed that, while the examination of certain candidates for Mcensure, Includ ing Mr. Black, conducted In April. 1909. was not satisfactory, and was not sustained, a subsequent examination was held in June, MO9, when their examinations were sus tained by a majority of the Presbytery. A minority filed a protest, and later when one of the candidates (Black) applied for ordination and installation, the same mi nority entered protest and notice of com plaint to the Synod. The Investigation of the committee showed that while the first examination of the candidate awakened grave doubts as to his views on certain fundamental doc trines, yet In his second examination and papers connected therewith, he cleared away the doubts In the minds of the ma jority, and they were satisfied that his doctrinal .views conformed substantially with the word of v God and the standards of the Church. In this connection the committee points out that while it must be admitted that there was not only grave doubt regarding the candidate's doctrinal views on the -oc casion of his first examination, and that his 'statements were positively objectionable and fully justified the complaints of the minority, the modified views subsequently presented by Mr. Black formed a fair basis for the decison of the majority that his views conformed with the standards of the Church. Having decided to accept the examination of the candidate, the Presbytery was en tirely within its rights when it voted to ordain and install, but the. committee hold* that, owing to the lapse of time between the two examinations and the protest, it would have been courteous to have con ceded the request of the minority for an other examination. This conclusion leads the committee to express "that the refusal of the Presbytery to postpone the ordination until after the complaint had been heard by ttie Synod does not conform to the spirit at least of Chapter IX, Sections 86 and 89, of the Dis cipline." • FORGERIES OF $820,000. Framingham's Notes Increase — Exposure Near in 1901. Framlngham, Mass., Oct. 21.— The irreg ularities believed to have been practised for many years by John B. Lombard, Town Treasurer, whose method was the issue of alleged fraudulent town notes, were on the .verge of being discovered eight years ago, according to A. S. Trow brldge, who was chairman of the Board of Selectmen at that time. Mr. Trow brldge said that in 1901 he discovered that town notes were being sold to the state through brokers, who received large com missions, and that when -he called the matter 10 the attention of Treasurer Lom bard the latter told him that he should not interfere in the affairs of the Town Treasurer. The matter was dropped with out any further action, and no suspicion that any of the notes were not genuine arose at that time. Since 1901, it was learned to-day, none of the genuine notes issued by the town has been handled by Charles S. Cummlngs, treasurer of the American Banking Com pany, who is now In jail awaiting the ac tion of the grand jury on a charge of lar ceny by means of the sale of alleged forged Framlngham town notes. With notes representing 1166,000 and bear ing alleged forged signatures of town se lectmen^ already turned in to the town clerk, it is believed from Lombard's state ments that the total amount of these notes outstanding is fully $320,000. Mr. Lombard, suffering from a nervous and mental break down at his home, sees no visitors but his attorney. He insists that he did not profit by his transactions, and who actually got the money obtained by the alleged forgeries is still a mystery. According to S. A. Phillips, Lombard's at torney, the latter says that he had placed himself In the power of minings by ac cepting the commissions on regular town bond sales years ago. Later Cummings, ac cording to Lombard, represented to the treasurer that he was la need of funds and threatened to expose Lombard for receiving the commissions unless th« treasurer gave Cummlngs financial assistance. Th« forg eries, Lombard says, began then, and after that tim» Lombard, according to bis own admissions, was subservient. INSANE MOTHER DEPORTED. Italian Here Two Tears Lost Reason After Son's Birth. Mrs. Maria Garibaldi, a young Italian woman, who had lived Jor a short time In San Francisco, was d«ported yesterday to Havre on the French liner La Bretagne ' because she became Insane. Mrs. Gari ' b«l<3l came to this country from Italy two ears ago and went to San Francisco, where her husband, who had come here a year before, had obtained Employment. She wanted a female child, and several months ago, when she ecame the mother of a son, she became melancholy through dis appointment and her mind became unbal anced, As the Immigration law provides that all aliens who become charges upon the public shall be sent back to their native land, Mrs. Garibaldi was ordered deported. She was brought here by an immigration official and put on board the French liner La Bretagne, which Balled yesterday for Havre. The Bretagne also took back to France ten women who had been brought to the local bureau from various parts of th« country and were ordered deported be cause of their immoral character. J. M. BARRIE COMING. Announcement That Playwright Will Visit This City. Charles Frohman is authority for the statement that J. M. Barrio will visit this country in the near future. Mr. Barrio will be interested in seeing Miss Ethel Barrymore In a one act play of his own, which be presented to her" recently. He will also, doubtless, avail himself of the opportunity of seeing . Miss Ifaude Adams In "What Every Woman Knows," 'another of Mr. Barrle's plays. The play wright has not se«n MUs Adams not since her early triumphs in "Rosemary." MAY STILL BECOME CITIZENS. Justice ManthunJ, In the Supreme Court, 1ei.1.-.l a motion yesterday, made by Henry A. Wise. United Stats* Attorney, to Strike off tbe Hsts the names < r 852 men who had "Pplled for linn citizenship papers, but had failed to *pply for final papers within th<> prescribed time. Justice Blanchard decided fa grw the men until November 4 to ap pear in court with wit nesses ta complete their applications for eitizens&'j}. GUGGENHEIM ACTION. Suit for Annulment of Divorce Inch 'nit, Postponed. • Chicago, Oct. 21.— The suit seeking annulment of the divorce granted Grace B. Guggenheim from William Guggen helm eight years ago In Chicago came to an abrupt close here to-day when Judge Honor* Indefinitely postponed tho hearing. When Judge Dunne granted the di vorce in 1001 the testimony of Mrs. Guggenheim showed that she was a real dent of Illinois. Mrs. Guggenheim claims recently to have discovered that her tes timony was In error on this point. The matter was laid before Mr. Dunne, who Is no longer on the bench, and he, de daring that fraud had been practised on the court and the people of the state outraged thereby, filed a petition for the annulment of the divorce.. Judge Honor* states that Mrs. Gug genheim's only remaining recourse Is to file a bill herself alleging that she ob tained her divorce by fraud. It is said, however, that such action would be futile, as the Illinois statutes provide that five years Is the limit for proceed ings of this kind, and that the case therefore was outlawed three years ago. WILLIAM C LILLEY MISSING. Was to Have Married Young PittsjDUTg Woman Yesterday. [By Telegraph to The Tribunal Plttsburg. Oct. a.— William C. Lllley. one of the most prominent of Pittsburgh retired business men. and known all over the coun try through his prominence In church and temperance work, has been mysteriously missing for the last tnree weeks, but the information was not made public until to day, when Mr. Lllley was" to have been married to a young woman of Pittsburg. Mr. Lllley is treasurer of the temperance committee of the Presbyterian General As sembly and an elder in the fashionable I< irst Presbyterian Church •of Pltteburg. Search in a dozen cities failed to reveal any trace of the missing man. Mr. Lilley's accounts are in the best of condition. WTNDSTORM DAMAGES TOWN*. Cambridge Springs, Perm., Suffers— Many Persons Hurt. Cambridge Springs. Perm., Oct. 31.— A ter rific windstorm which passed over this place late to-day completely wrecked three buildings, partially destroyed a summer cottage, unroofed the principal hotel of the town and did similar damage to more than a score of other buildings. Two persons were seriously Injured and many others were slightly hurt by flying debris. The loss Is placed at 130.000. RANK CASHIER HELP UP Seven Masked Men Secure 82,000 and Escape. Montreal, Oct. 21.— Seven masked robbers held up the cashier of the Banque Na tional* at St. Aime, a small town near St. Hyacinthe, Que., early to-day, and, blow ing open tfie safe, secured more than $2,000 in bills. The cashier's wife, while attempting to escape through a window, was fired at tTvice, but neither shot hit her. The rob bers made their escape on a hand car. MAIDHOF GIRL SENTENCED Whitney, Also Sent Up, Pleads for Her in Vain. (irace Maidhof and Ralph H. 8. Whitney were sentenced to state prison when ar raigned before Judge Mulqueen yesterday morning In Part 111 of the Court of Gen eral Sessions after pleading guilty to forg ery in the second degree. Both prisoners are twenty-eight years old and •lived at No. 31£ West U3th street until last July, whfcn they were arrested for passing a number of small checks which afterward proved to be worthless. At that time they attempted to implicate John H. Freese, a lawyer, of No. 47 West 34th street, in their operations. Freese was Indicted, but was acquitted in the trial be fore Judge Mulqueen last week. The Maidhof woman was sentenced to the state prison for women at Auburn for not less than three nor more than five years. Whitney was sentenced to serve not less than five nor more than ten years in ptau; prison. The woman fainted when semeuce wa* pronounced, and Whitney made a tearful appeal of more than an hour for clemency in her behalf, but it was unavailing. MAIL CLERKS GIVE DINNER. Second Railway Division Celebrates Anniversary. Ahout two hundred and fifty railway mail clerks from the 3d Division had an anni versary dinner at the Hotel Manhattan last night. The 2d Division Includes the states of New Tork, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and parts of Maryland and Vir ginia. The toastmaster was V. J. Bradley, su perintendent of the Railway Mail Service. Among the quests sitting on the dais were Joseph Stewart. Second Assistant Postmas ter General; Senator Chauncey M. Depew, ex-Postmaster General Thomas L, James, Alexander Grant, general superintendent of the Railway Mail Service, and James E. White, former general superintendent of the Railway Mall Service. STETSON CASE HANGS FIRE. Christian Scientists Expected to Up j hold Former Healer. i The inquiry being conducted at the First Church of Christ, Scientist, Into the case of Mrs. Augusta E. Stetson, whose right to practise healing has been revoked by the Church at Boston, may not come to a defi nite end for several days, according to in formation given by a representative of | the board of -trustees 'yesterday. The In | vestigation committee Is meeting dally in I the reading rooms at No. 1 West 96th ! street. ! A member of the Church, however, said yesterday that there was little doubt that ; Mrs. Stetson would be upheld against the j Boston decision by the local board of trus tees. Mrs. Btetcon was at her home adjoining the church when the meeting was held yesterday afternoon. Her representative said that any statement coming from the local church could be regarded as author ized by her. I HYPNOTIZED STUDENT RECOVERS. j" [My Telegraph to The Tribune.] Willlmantlc. Conn., Oct. si.— Burton S. i White, of Hartford, the freshman at tho • Connecticut Agricultural College, at Horn, ! who wa3 hypnotized by a fellow classmate, 1 Axel Borgeson. or LJtchflek!. Conn., and who was in a trance fourteen hours, v.a» able 10 walk around the college campus this afternoon. Dr. W. L. Hlgglns, of South Coventry, who was able to set White out of his trance, «aid this afternoon that he would not visit White again unless them were unforeseen developments. Borg*«ou =-.iid he would sever again **]perlmcut in bj-paciittf. THE FINEST Residential Bvilding IN THE WORLD Fifty-Eighth Street And Seventh Avenue • may now be inspected. The avitcj inclvd- 1 4 Rooms And 5 Bathrooms ' To svites of 34 Rooms and 9 Bathrooms At yearly rental* of • $6,500 to $22,000 IX |^«jm-C*-Twt-w«T«tK«»TA.I-T3VW« DR. COOK PLEASED Points Out of Rasmussen. Toledo, Oct. 21.— That the statement of Xnud Rasmussen Is a valuable aid to the establishment of proof of tola discovery of the North Pole was. In substance. Dr. Frederick A. Cook's comment her* to-day. Dr. Cook read the statement tor the first time to-day when he stopped In To ledo between trains on his way from Ann Arbor to Canton. He said that Rasmus sen's opinion Is particularly valuable be cause he Is half Esquimau himself, speaks the Esquimau language perfectly, thor oughly understands the people and Is bet ter able to get correct Information from them than any other scientist or explorer. "The statement is that of a man who had no occasion to defend me." said Dr. Cook. "He Is not particularly a friend of mine and had no relation to our expedi tion. I first met him in 19W. He gathered his information from the Esquimau* be fore he heard from me that X had dlscov erf.l the North Pole. I saw him at Egges deminde early In August last for a few minutes, when I first told him of the dis covery, although he may have heard of it previously from the Danes." RELIEVES IN COOK Dr. Nordenskjold Convinced oy Raa mussen s Report. Stockholm. Oct. 21.— Dr. N. Otto G. Nord enskjoid, the Arctic explorer, expressed himself to-day as much Impressed with the word brought from Knud Rasmussen, the explorer, now in Greenland, by the Green land steamer Godthaab. Rasmussen is re ported as quite convinced, through talks with the EsQulmaus, that Dr. Cook reached the North Pole. "The message from Rasrauseen." he said, "leaves me without a doubt that Dr. Cook reached the pole, as he stated. I deplore, however, the fact that Cook failed to turn over his observations to the University of Copenhagen immediately upon his arrival in Denmark. Had he done this he would have deprived Commander Peary of an op portunity to allege that his polar data were made to order after Cook reached New York. Such allegations, however, will not be given credence by any one who, like myself, is well acquainted- with.. Cook, knowing him as a conscientious explorer." » . . MORE DOUBTS CAST Mr. Adams's Criticism of Rasmus- Story About Cook. In criticism of Knud Rasmussen's testi mony that the current report among th«s Smith Sound Esqulmaus in August of this year coincided in general with Dr. Cook's own story, Cyrus C. Adams, geographer of the American Geographical Society, said yesterday : "There can l»e absolutely no aoubt, I think, that Rasmussen presents a truthful report Aa evidence that Dr. Cook went to the pole, however, I do not think it Is of much value. First, there is no direct testi mony as to the story of the two men, Itookashoo and Apellah, who were absent on a hunting trip. Second, there la only the most general information concerning the trip northward, en what Dr. Cook claims was his dash for the pole. "Even tho rumor current among the tribe would he likely to be specific as to the number of 'sleeps' which the party went. It would seem from this fact as If Di". Cook's men told only a general story of that part of their wanderings, which they later corrected when they were questioned by Commander Peary's party. "Rafemussen is a remarkable man, but he is not of a judicial temper. He Is half Esquimau himself, an enthusiast, a man of poetic fueling am! fine imagination. His personal feeling for T>r. Cook would prompt him, I fear, to ask leading questions, which the Esquimau* would be very eager to an swer to his liking'" VAUDEVILLE STAGE FOR HENSON. [By T<?l»grarli to The TrtbuneJ rittsburg, Oct. 21.— Matt Henson, who was with Peary on his trip to the North Pole, had been engaged to lecture here to-night in Carnegie Music Hall, but to da.y he cancelled the engagement and signed to lecture on a vaudeville stage here next ■week. His manager is William A. Bradj\ SIX JOHN' GEORGE RFTSTS All Claim To Be Son of Peter Beist and Want His Money. [By Telegraph to Tho Tribune 1 Philadelphia. Oct. a.— Six residents of this city, all named John George Reist, went to the office of Henry Muller this afternoon, and each made an affidavit that the Peter Reist who died in Germany after having accumulated $30,000 was his father. Muller had beer commissioned by the courts of Germany to represent Reist's heirs. Peter Reist died in Germany twenty years ago. His son Is supposed to have come to this country a year before Peter Reist's death, and after staying a short time in New York, to have settled in this city. iiach John George Reist who visited Mul ler said that he had come to this city about twenty-one years ago. a year before the death of Peter Reist. The six were summoned to Mulltr's office by letters. Muller having found their names and addresses in the city directory. SEEK TO FREE HANS BEATTIE. Justice Blachotf granted a writ of habeas corpus yesterday directing th* production in the Supreme Court next Monday of Hans' Beattle. former secre tary to the late William C. Whitney, and former treasurer of the Metropolitan Street itMtlwuy Company. Beau to was* committed to King* Park State Hospital in 190.. on the certificate of two physi duns tMt he wuh mentally incompetent. RECOVERS $12,000 DAMAGES. A jury In the Supreme Court returned a verdict yesterday for 112.000 against the New York City fnterborougb Hallway In favor of Mrs. Mary Braver. who sued to recover damages for the death of her hus band, who was hit by a car. On a prior trial of the action tne jury gave Mrs. Braver a verdict for 125.006. the Af »eUate Dlvlaian set &*!£* this \*rdict. * The Lion teas lord and hij reign tvas cruel," Theodore *RoofexJelt 9 s second article of the series about his AFRICAN TRIP ' is published TO-DAY in the JSlcVember JbCVihfl£V ON AN EAST AFRICAN RANCH and Lion MR %Xl l i lit H on the Kjapift Tlain^ The story of the Lion Hunt, the account of the dangers of hunting big game in Africa, is a vivid and exciting narrative of adventure. Of all the game encountered, the Lion is credited with the greatest number of human victims. "The Lion was lord and his reign was cruel." The abundant illustrations are by Kerrait Roosevelt and others of the party. TO BE SURE OF SECURING THE NO VEMBER SCRIBNER BUY IT TO-DAY CHARLES SC EISNER'S SONS, NEW YORK MISS RIDGWAY I'? IN BALK" *- Well Known Philadelphia Woman Makes Ascent Philadelphia, Oct. 21.— The balloon, Phila delphia II left this city at 10 a. m. to-day with five passengers, one of them being Mis* Violet Ridway, well known In social circles in this city. The balloon was in charga of Dr. Tnomas E. Eldridge and Arthur T. Atherholt, and the others in the basket were Frank E. Raeylins and C. O. Eldridge, a relative of Dr. Eldridge. The party intended to stay up all day. The balloon sailed away in a northwesterly direction. The ascension to-day was one of many made by members of the Philadel phia Aeronautical Society recently. • ■ Mlddletown, N. T.. Oct. 21.— The balloon Philadelphia II passed over this city to day at a height of 2.0Q0 feet, sailing In a northerly direction. Three men were noticed In the car of the balloon, which was lowered several hundred feet, ap parently in an effort of the aeronauts to make out their position. At one point the balloon descended .ow enough for the occu pants of the car to inquire their where abouts. Poughkeerslc. N. T.. Oct. 21— Th« balloon Philadelphia II c^nt down late this after noou Just above Coopers Lake., at Wood stock. Ulster County, fifteen miles from Kingston. The big balloon psssed over the Ashokan Reservoir in the afternoon at a great altitude. Nona of the party experi enced any ill effects from the long trip. Black Opal The nuncrs of black opal feai that the I .11 year 1910 will show a great decrease ■ Will be Scarce in the output of the famous Uglithinjj I in 1910 **%• Mine. The last of this year's ■ . mining is now in our hand* ana some ■ marvelous specimens arc coming ; from ■ the cutter*. Lame and anal pieces ■ alike reveal the flames and flash* m ■ color that have made th < > nc the „ most sought after of any gem we have * ■ ever offered to the public. I Marcus & Co. I . sth Avenue «nd 45tb Street, Nc* ork ■ Glass pressed in a moid does not make Cut Glass. Dortlinger's I« hand made awl Hand Cut. ROCKEFELLER TO BUILD ROAD* Town Board Hears He Will Spend $30»« 000 for Improvements. William Rockefeller naa become disgust ed with the condition of Broadway ftsm the North Tarry town village line to to south line of Briaroliffes. and Is goteg tff spend IBO.OW rebuilding this road. Mr. Rockefeller proposes to bultd a road way thirty-three feet wide btwsen cotter* and the central portion to the width s* twenty test will be bricked wttb Hasttsf pavement blocks. This plan will be carrtsi out from the North Tarr>town vtllags !■*• to the aqueduct arch. On Arch Hill a C* cial hill climbing block will bs used.