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WmULD CALL ON PRESIDENT Brano'eis Takes Mew Line in BaSlinger Inquiry. HIS REQUEST DENIED Senator Piles's Name Brought In — Sharp Rebuke ' from Chairman Nelson. [From The Tribune Bureau.] V.-askin&ton. May 10.— Furtfier evlflerce tending to show that the critics of the In terior Department are really aiminp at President Taft and seekinp to discredit him. the members or his Cabinet and other prominent Republicans, -r&s given at to day's session of . the Balllr.ger-Pinchot ccnimittee. E^oti D. Brandeis. attorney for Oasis, who has si-jght unsuccessfully In various ways to show that the President v-.- Tv little about the Olavla cfaacsa when be . v;-5«-d Glavls and exonerated Secre tary BaJUnper. and that the Attorney Gen era! Sid not advise the president, adopted a new line of attack to-day. He requested the committee to call on the President, and through him en Oscar Lawler. Assistant Attorney General >.fcr the Interior Derarl incnt. for the memorandum which Mr. Lb vi-'.rv took to Beverly relating to the Glavis cliarpes. The committee voted BBjsaftaMssty to deny the request in so far e< it related to President Taft, and by the tarn* vote granted the request that Mr. Lan-ler be asked to furnish a copy of the memorandum, provided he had one. At the morning hearing Mr. Brandeis un- •■--.:- to J-how that the election of Sen ator Piles, five years ago, was in further ance of a political scheme on the part of prominent men in the slate of Washington, irbo desired to acquire valuable holdings in Alaska. He attempted to make this show ing by read extracts from a newspaper which contained an account of festivities at Seattle, following the election of Mr. Piles. Mr Dsniiis.1 1 was then Mayor of Seattle, and. ■lthiHU.li he took no part, in the election- of the Senator, he attended several affairs celebrating the election of th« new Senator. According to the news paper account, on» of Senator Piles's stanchest advocates in his campaign for the Senate was Charles Sweeney, one of the Cunningham coal claimants. With this as his foundation Mr, Brardels wanted to ■kesr that powerful interests in Seattle nxre .•mental hi having Mr Ballinger appointed Commisf loner of the General T^hnd Office. The committee decided that Inasmuch as the record showed that Mr. Ba'iin££ r bad refused to accept the ap peintment as Commissioner until President Roosevelt and Secr<*t2ry CSarfleld had in sisted that It tern his "patriotic duty" 10 com* to Washington, nothing would be aajn*"^ by pursuing this line of inquiry. Ecvcr.'il members of t!ie committee pro ksMc 1 Thai it was entirely outside the prov ince of the coinsfllttee to investigate th" eltctic-n of ' United States Senators. Committee Losing Patience. The growing impatience of the commit tt* at (he methods of Mr. Brandeis was sjanifested many times to-day. Apnar *nfly, the' committee has reached the con clusion that the critics of the Interior De- SSrtllH lit are merely fishing for campaign icetcria!, and the conservation propaganda has hern overlooked In the quest for polit ical cariial. This view was emphasized in i!:? comment of one of the most prominent members of the committee at the afternoon session, A note was handed over from the press table suggesting an early adjournment, as a circus is now in Washington. The note came back in dorsed: ' ""What circus can equal this op j-ortuniiy for the look* ; to kick the elephant?" The clashes between Mr. Brandeis and the committee were frequent to-day. At th*> forFn^oiv session Senator Boot point ed!y toj<J°tiT* Glavis lawyer that he was not asuifis^'for facts, and that his ques tions weret,*'a perfectly frivolous waste of time." Mr. Root said that the questions M Mr. Brandeis were purely argumenta tive, and there was "subtlety of disputa tion" in his methods. Senator Kelson hap frequently expressed his disapproval Of the tactics of Mr. Brardeis; lie became greatly Irritated this afternrpn -when Mr. Brandeis replied to the chairman la loud tones, exhibiting ofccided impatience with the Senator. Batatas bis voice and bringing his fist oo\vn on the tahle with force Mr. Kelson f-aid that Mr. Brandeis need not snap at the committee. He referred to "the in ssonssj and overbearing manner" of Mr. Brand*is toward witnesses, which had now led him to the point of insulting the com mittee "We won't stand for it,' said M' Nelson with great vehemence. This sharp rebuke from Mr. Nelson, who is one of the most intense and earnest members of Congress, was no sooner uttered than a woman in the audience called out: "The committee baa so right to insult him, cither." This unexpected interruption, instead of adding to the up roar, wee like oil on the. troubled waters, A general laugh « «m*= fw»m the audience, in which the committee joined. Later it wet iound that the excited . woman who wss fo overcome by her feelings that she Murte<i oat ■ defence of Mr. Bi>iidrls Is me of the "regulars," and has not missed a single meet: of the committee. Following Senator Nelsons criticism Mr. Brandeis adopt ro a new mode of cross-ex aminatior. He had several clashes with Secretary Bami . who -,-.•■ cased him of picking out ffMnicc- in letteis and reports and seeking to draw inferences not war- PASSION PLAY PICTURES WITH THE Sift Till uUliiulj Illlillilu Th<? tfttt* village of Oberamm^rgrau, \ Qiiimiij has been the scene of •"!"• Pssel^ji Play" <a< fa t^rub }'«•! sine* 3663. During that year the community Vi-»s plague swept, and the inhabitant* vowed that if Heaven woui<l I liter n* th«"y an<s their descendants for^vr-i ■would render the Play of the Passion every cade In perpetual gratitude. This coining summer tin sacred drama viili i,* pivf-r? in all Its beauti ful form, and tourists Gran all ovei ih* i_3rttj >viil journey to the valley oi Oberamr^rgaj to v itneaa it. Kvrr\ one is interested in it. and bo Tin yew-York Tribune lias arranged tc |M— i ill FREE i" its Sunday reader* ? scrfc? of handsome lithographed pictures In colors of peenes of Ober ajnir.cTgau and personages taking part in Ibelplay, beginning n^xt (Sunday May 1»>. and continuing for several Sundays ?h*icaft«-r. These tares art- of postcard size, arranged -six on a.- ''.t. 'id must noi be <~onfoujidc4 . -with the series »i hand-colored photogravu'-es secured With coupon?. TlVv include interior views of the Passion. play theatre scrn"!« of the beautiful Oh^ramm' \ i tv and lljceaesses «>f 'iT- .many varied and picturtf-que characters, in cluding Christ and h»<= sainted mother. Mary, and Judas and" the other disd J plos,* and the other various character* depicted in ?*li?rious history. There- «'ill< unrfGufotfculy [■■ .-i great demand for •;• SUNDAY TRIBUNE to obtain, free of charge. • • - i.it'-r fs-tins pictures. It U iw:BSe«te4,'therer zorc. that orders tor the Handjry paper he left well in advance with your newsdealer. THE DA y /A WASHING TOJ* fF;om The Tribune BaKaa-1 Washington. May t*. PRESI DENTS OPTIMISM.-Presldent Caft's optimism I» quite the cheeriest thing la Washington these days. It creates a H rilluiinjs throughout the White House, ar.d actually radiates- a ruddy glow in all that section of the national capita!. There is no question in the mind of the President regarding the success of his legislative pioeraiiime. He is convinced that every measure or. it will be passed and that when the roll is ctlied on the day of adjournment every bill to which he stands conimltted will have been checked off as enacted. In terstate commerce, i-tatehood, postal sav ings banks, anti-injunction and conserva tion-that is the list, and Mr. Taft is co certain that each will be passed that he is actually mystified whenever a doubting Thomas suggests the possibility that any one of them will fail. And if these meas nres are ah enacted the credit will cer tainly be due to the President and his cheerful' enthusiasm, for it is contagious, and even the most pessimistic come away from the White House admitting that they are less discouraged than when they called. RA7I.ROAD LKGISL.ATIOK.-The Senate leaders believe they now have sufficient votes to defeat the Cummins amendment to Section P. or at least to effect a compro mise along the lines of the House bill, which permits the Interstate Commerce Commission to suspend any rate, classifica tion, regulation or practice for 131 days while the commission is investigating its merits. The. Senate bill provides that such suspension may not exceed a period of sixty days, while the Cummins amendment would prevent any such rate, regulation, etc.. from going into effect until it had b*>en approved by the commission. The President dors not attach much importance to the physical valuation provision inserted in the House bill, pointing out that the commission has all along possessed author ity to make an investigation of the physical value oT railroads, but has never had the funds with which to conduct such an in vestigation, and that the House bill does not provide such funds. The President ex pects, of course, t iat the amendment in cluding telegraph and telephone lines within the provisions of the bills will go out in conference. He ha? recehed assurances of the lo>alty of a considerable majority of the House, and he ie confident he. can in fluence sufficient votes in the Senate to effect the adoption of a bill which can be perfected in conference. He want* Sections 13. 14 and. if possible. 15. retained, and their inclusion in the House bill makes them a proper subject of consideration in confer ence. These are the sections which provide for federal supervis-ion of the securities of railroads— a proj»osi"ion originally advanced and stoutly advocated by President Roose velt. THE POLITICAL. SITUATION.— There are many members of the House and some members of the Senate who aie showing decided anxiety regarding political condi tions in their states, and are insisting that adjournment be taken scon so that they may be able to get away and mend jheir political fences. Although the President does not underestimate the desirability of doing everything possible to carry the fall ranted when considered In connection with the entire record. The Cunningham Claims Again. Mr. Brandeis sought for the hundredth lime to show that there had been undue haste in the Land Office in "clear listing" the Cunningham planes. The history of the proceedings prior and subsequent to the •clear listing" was reviewed at great length. Mr. Ba Hinder said he had acted on the re port of Special Agtnt L«ove and that the information before him fully warranted his acii' :i. Considerable time was spent on the ques tion of whether the Love report was favor able <->r unfavorable, Mr,. Erandeis sicking to show by VoTJatrral statements that Mr. Lave had :iot" intended to recommend that the ■ laims be "clear listed." Mr. Ballinger renOed That lyjve himself "had told the .com mittee that his report was a favorable one. Mr. Biandets then took the notice sent to Glavis. that the claim had been "clear list ed." an-1 wanted 3lr. Bailinger to admit that this was not an invitation to Glavis to ad vice the department whether he had any farther information which would lead him to recommend different action. Mr. BaUimrcr. refused absolutely to assent to this interpretation of the Glavis notice. He said it was the duty of Glavis to meet this notice with any additional facts in his tmuwiiliiii When Glavis advised that the , lainis should not go to patent he submitted no facts showing fraud, but patents had been withheld out of a:i abundance of cau tion. The examination -was then directed to the circumstances of Mr. Ballinger's services to Clarence Cunningham in the preparation of the affidavit later filed with Mr. Garfield. The details of this transaction were gone into fully. Mr. Bailing^ Instating that it was neither improper nor illegal for him to accent this employment. Considerable time -was spent \ by Mr. Sal linger in replying to the question In what land ease* he or hit firm appeared as coun sel after Us resignation as Commissioner of the General I^nd Office. and before his appointment as Secretary of the Interior. Mr. Ballincer said after he left the Land Office he had advised many persons who came to him for an opinion regarding their land claims. The fact that h* had been commissioner brought to his office persons in all walks of life who wanted the benefit of his experience. He had given this advice gratuitously, and had assisted many a wor thy claimant purely as a matter of friend ship Neither he nor his firm desired to ensace in "to-called land office practice. He said he tried to keep away from this class of work, for it was not regarded as desir able litigation by a firm engaged in the general practice of law. Beading ■ letter written by Mr. Ballinger, as the representative of the Hanford Irri pation Company. in which he had used the ■nord "we." Mr. Brandeis asked what were his relations wi'"i that company. **T have no limitation in saying." said the Secretary, "that I had ROM worth of stock in the company. I have since disposed of it." '"Why didn't you state that fact during your direct examination?" inquired Mr Brandeis. "OrrsiiTi 1 didr.t think of it, and didn't think it cut any figure, and don't think so now." The attorney referred to Attorney Gen eral TVickersham's review of the Gia\i« i haig^e, which bad been prepared for the President. Mr. Wickersham construed Sec tion IJW of the Revised Statutes as contain ing nothing to prevent Mr. Halllmrer from appearing as counsel before th* Land Office within two years after he had left it. Mr. Brandeis asked th* Secretary why he had not call*>d to Hi* attention of th« Attorney General or the Presidr-r.t the fact that Sec retaries Hitchcock and 'i<.rftr:d had both made rulings to the contrary, and that As sistant Secretary Pierce had ruled that Mr. BalUngw himself could not practise before the Land Office in another case subsequent to r.is visit to th* department In hc-hal' of the Cunningham claimants. Mr. Ballinger replied that he did not con- nc>i the ruling! .'--ri any statute to back The committee adjourned un»': Thursday. BUREAU OF MINES ASSURED. "We '•">!. May 10.— The Houee to-day adopted the conference report on the hill for th* . r»Htion of a Bureau of Mines,, and i ■» wi'.l (.. > •.in-- a Jaw. when signed by th«-j president. It makes provision for a study ; of ruining explosion* and other accidents. J nitli a view vi tiM adoption >>f ■eiemiflc] method* of avoiding buch catastrophes. NEW- YORK »Ail.V TRiBUXE. WEDNESDAY. MAY 11. 1010. elections, he believes the party will be !n much hotter position to appeal for votes if !t Roes to the country with a record of pledges redeemed, lie is convinced, also, that as the time approaches when it is highly Important fo Senators and Repre sentatives to get hack *o their states they will redouble their esery in their efforts to pass the pending legislation, provided he. as Is his purpose, turns a. deaf ear to all petitions for adjournment before the ex ecutive programme is completed. If the House passes the postal savings bank bill next week, as Is its expectation, it will have adopted all the measures on the Presi dent's legislative programme except the anti-injunction bill, and with a caucus on that can doubtless dispose of It in short order. It will then be merely a question df •how fast the Senate is willing to work, and when the members of the upper house become actually aroused to the necessity or speedy action, they can soon check the Democratic filibuster by insisting on night sessions. The Prudent will depend on Senator Dil'.ingham to obtain action by the Senate on the utatehood bill. PATI.T CONSTELiAH REPORTS. - The Secretary of Commerce and Labor has been compelied by lack of funds to discontinue the publication of the daily consular bulle tin and to substitute therefor a weekly pub lication. A number of protests have been received by him and by the chief of the bureau of manufactures against this change, and if it becomes evident that there t.« a genuine demand for the daily bulletin it will probably be restored after the first of the fiscal year. This can be accomplished within the present appropri ation only if Congress will authorize the discontinuance of the monthly consular re port, which Secretary Kagel is disposed to believe an unnecessary, although an ex pensive publication. The Secretary has al ready sought authority from Congress to discontinue ths monthly report, and be lieves it will be provided in the form of an amendment to one of the appropriation bills. In the mean time those- who ar© anxious that the publication of the daily b'.illetir be resumed can strengthen the hands of the Secretary by communicating their views to their members of Congress. MORE PAT AT ULLIS ISLu\N-n.-Repre sentative Bennet is confident he will obtain a favorable report on his bill Increasing the. pay of laborers at Ellis Island from $tsfio to $S4O a year. The Committee, on Immigration has already given some consideration to this bill, and is now discussing th» ad visability of granting th« increase, but of making it apply to all the immigrant sta tions. Whether this is done or not, Mr. Bennet ifi confident of success fo far as Bllis Island is concerned. POSTAL ECONOMY.— The House Com mittee on Postofflces reported favorably to day two bills ursrently recommended by the Postmaster General— one providing that the postal receipts now., returned to the sender of a registered letter or package need not be sent unless requested by the sender, and the other that letters of advice for money orders may be abolished. Mr. Hitchcock says the enactment of these measures will reduce the postal deficit sev eral hundred thousand dollars. G. G. H. ARREST THREE ON ISLAND Employes Accused of Stealing Provisions on Blackwell's. For the last two weeks Commissioner Drummond of the Department of Charities has been conducting an investigation into allowed irregularities in his department at EMackweU's [stand. As a result three men were, placed under arrest yesterday, charged with grand larceny. It is expected that other arrests will follow. Commissioner Drummond employed pri vate detectives In his investigation. He placed tiiem in office positions, where they posed as eHy employes.- The work was carried on undeF- the nf Frank J. Goodwin. Deputy Commissioner, and yesterday he summoned Detectives Dietsch and Howry, of the Central Office, who ar rested Frank "Wrabaeh. a cook, of Lynd hurst. Tjong Island: Joseph Rltehey. a cook, who lives on the island, and William Ble ran, a woighmaster. It is charged that the three prisoners have been stealing provisions and have been disposing of them to various saloons in the vicinity of 53d street and First ave nue. Manhattan. The value of . the pro visions stolen is alleged to be $1,000. TO ASK ABOUT WHEAT FOOL House Committee Votes to Report In vestigation Resolution. Y.'aFhlngton. May Ift.— The Hous*» Judici ary Committee to-day voted to report the resolution offered ay Representative f'raifc. of Alabama, asking the Attorney Genexal if any investigation or prosecution *as ever begun against any person for "illegal ly combining and conspiring to advance the price of wheat in the United States in May and July, 190 ft." The resolution is di rected at the bull pool maintained at that time by James A. Patten. Attorney «Je-ieral TVickersham could pot be seen to-day in regard to the resolution. Officials of the Department of Justice said, however, 'hat there had been no formal In vestigation by the government of the wheat pool maintained by Mr. Fatten. Heretofore when asked about the pool Mr. Wicker sham has made It plain that the govern ment did not intend to take up the subject at thi? iate day. GETS OUT OF BELLEVUE. Justice Whitney, of th* Supreme Court, Bign^d an order yesterday discharging: from the psychopathic ward of Bellevu* Hospital Dr. Frederick Griffith, who was pent then. for observation last Friday on the complaint of the RijF.sinn actress. Mm*. Nazimova, that the physician was annoying her wi'h letters. Ttr. Gregory, In. charge of the. psy chopathic ward, told Justice Whitney he did not think It necessary that Dr. Griffith should fe detained ;iny longer. The doc tor will po to his faniMy. In Philadelphia. 3BBHk A M m Wm m MBS Drfl ■■■trfnT HH X ~*¥4 w*Z% wLSLMk DENIED BL-MR. TAFT 1 Had No Narrow Escape at Pas saic Monday. Washington. May 10.-Presidciu Taft told several of hla callers to-day that he did not greatly mind legitimate criticisms of I his travels, but he did keenly resent the i recent campaign or stories as to his nar row escapes from death in collisions be tween his automobile and trolley cars and express trains. The latest story at which the President expressed his annoyance was that the auto mobile In which he mad© the Journey to Pa^aic, S. J.. yesterday afternoon crossed an Erie Railroad track not more than twenty feet in front of an express train. ■No such incident occurred. On the trip i from New York to Passalc tt was neces sary for the President's car to pass over several grade cros?lngs. At each of these extra precautions were taken, an-d once the President's automobile was held up for fully three minutes in advance of a train. Another train passed in front of the parade on the way to the dinner from Vic tor 1,. Mason's home, but here again there was no more -danger of an accident than at any of the other crossings. BRAND WHITLQCK TALKS Answers Church Inquiry About Toledo Laws. fßy TelegTaph to The Tribunal Toledo, May 10.— "Why is a wide open townr" The question has been answered by Mayor Brand Whitlock of Toledo. He says Toledo is not a wide open town, and he writes a long letter to prove it to a committed representing the Toledo Feder ation of Churches. This committee a few months ago asked Mayor Whitlock why certain laws about saloons and gambling and the so-called social evil were not more strictly enforced. Mayor Whitlock tells why he believes the poor people arc driven by economic pres sure to "shatter to bits everywhere the little minor laws restricting their enjoy ments on Sundays'": he tells why "women are driven on to the streets and Into dives'"; he tells why "gambling in saloons will al ways persist while bridge whist parties flourish In other quarters," and while stock gambling, too, "is practised fo brazenly everywhere In the country"; he tHls why people, tired after a long week's work, "have a right to their entertainment at the thpatre and at the ball game on Sunday," and he even tells why saloons are permit ted to operate on Sunday, quietly and be hind curtain?, so as not to offend those otherwise inclined. He asks what he is to do with the women on the streets, and answers his own ques tion with two more— are they to be driven into the brothel or into the river, or out of this town Into another, or will the good people who want them chastened and driv en out and punished take them Into their own homes, or actually do something to help them? Mayor Whitlock seemingly is satisfied that thes* women will not reform or go to work unless society, which con demns them, is willing to help them. He asks what right Toledo has to foist Its bad people on its sister cities. W. L. CHAMBERS UMPIRE To Act in Dispute Between Western Railroads and Trainmen. Washington. May 10. -Judge William L. "Chambers, of this city, to -day was ap pointed third arbitrator of the controversy between forty-nine railroads, operating in the territory west of Chicago, and the Brotherhood of T^oeomotlve Firemen and Enginemen. Judge Chambers was selected by Chairman Knapp, of the Interstate Com merce Commission, and Dr. Charles P. : Nefll, Commissioner of Labor, the media tors under the Erdman act. The selection of Judge Chambers is satisfactory to J>oth par.lies to the controversy. Judge Chambers was one time chief jus tice of the International Court at Samoa. In 1901 he was appointed a member of the Spanish Treaty Claims Commission, serv ing on that body for eight years. He will leave V/ashington for Chicago to-morrow morning, and It is expected that the arbi tration proceedings will begin in that city on Friday. The questions to bd arbitrated will be wages and conditions and hours of labor. MORE LAND WITHDRAWN Mr. Ballinger Protecting Coal and Oil Deposits. • [By Telegraph to Th»-TrHv,jn?.] "Washington. May 10. — A -temporary with drawal from all forms of disposal of 419,001 acres of land in New Mexico has been, made by Secretary Ball!ng?r in aid of pro posed legislation affecting. the. use and dis position of petroleum deposits on the pub lic domain. The withdrawal was based on field investigations which have just been completed. ■ x Pending examination and classification, the Secretary has withdrawn from coal entry 179.561 acres of land in Utah, which it is believed contains valuable deposits of COHI. . In aid of proposed legislation affecting the disposal of waterpower sites on the public domain. Mr. Ballir.ger also has tem porarily withdrawn from, all forms of dis position 3.223 acres of land along the Mis souri Rlv*ii. Montana, and 1,347 acres along the Tr.olum.ne River, California. WARDLAW SISTERS EXAMINED. < handler W. Rlk^r, of counsel for the thre* Wardlaw sisters— Mlis Virginia Wardlaw, Mr?. Caroline B. Martin and Mrs. Mary Snead— indicted for alleged com plicity in thft death of Ocey W. M. Snjad. admitted yesterday In Newark that at his request Dr. Harry A. Cotton, of Trenton, medical director of the Morris Plains In sane Asylum, and Dr. Walter S. Washing ton, of Newark, former county physician, visited the Wardlaw *;ißters "on Monday and examined them, with ■ view to ascer taining thoir mental condition. It is be lieved that when Mr. Riker and bis as poelate.s ask < 'hief .Justice Glimmer** on Saturday for a postponement of th* trial of the sister? one. of the contentions will be that thft sisters are not In fit mental condition to be placed on trial. I flfe^v flßflf I I in b^l *.™^ v w^Sa BaflllflSßHfifl9BHD!^BßHHßl Km^ja3EEylSas]3BJ TRIBUTE 10 EUHV BURRIH Peace Delegates on Pilgrimage to Grave of Pioneer. Hartfcrd. Com-. May 10.-Fauslng in their convention activities in this city for a few hours to-day, the delegates to the New England Arbitration and Peace Con gress, which began its 6ession hero yester day, joined in a peace pilgrimage to the grave of Ellhu Burritt. at New Britain, where a centennial celebration of the birth of the pioneer peace advocate had been ar ranged by his native city. At to-day's session in Hartford President L. Clark geely of Smith College presided. The speakers were Mrs. Lucia Ames Mead, of Boston: Mrs. Fannie Fern Andrews, sec retary of the American School Peace League, of Boston, and President John M. Thomas, of Middlebury College. The address at New Britain was d-Hv ered by James Brown Scott. Solicitor Gen eral of tho Stare Department at Washing ton. He said: The life of Elihu Burrltt. which has been a source of pride to New Britain and an inspiration to the humble of many lanas. is, from the worldly point of view, singu larly uneventful. Born in 1810 in New Brit am." he died in his native town in 1877. after a lifetime devoted to the service of. man kind. A blacksmith by trade, a student Dj Instinct, a scholar by attainment, a bene factor and philanthropist by profession, he has written his name large in the history of International development. To bring the nations together in fellowship, to point the likeness of the peoples, rather than to accentuate their differences, to facilitate the exchange of ideas and ideals by travel, personal intercourse and correspondence, to call into being a Congress of Nations for the codification of the laws of nations and an international court for their interpre tation and application to controversies, so that an appeal to arms should be unnec essary—these were his aims and the real ization of these was in part his personal achievement. , . , .. „ The gratitude of posterity is due to the fact that he devoted himself unflinchingly and unselfishly to the service of an "} p *}-r an ideal whose realization would redound not merely to the, credit of himself and his country, but which would promote the hap piness "and welfare of his fellow men, ele vate th» race and profoundly modify and purify the. type of our common civilization. The promised land he did not see. but he set in motion the forces which have par tially realized the hope that burned w thin him and the aspiration that neither Plum bered nor slept. It is for service actual ly rendered to the cause of International righteousness and international peace that the world holds him in grateful remem brance and halls him as a benefactor of his kind. CLERGYMEN IN WRATH Criticisms Fly Around at Meet ing for Evangelization. Mayor Gaynor, church choirs that are ''too nice to sing outdoors to a crowd* and those who have called the Jews of New York "a curse" were criticised by eloquent clergymen who addressed the Clerical Con ference of the Federation of Churches in the Metropolitan Life Building yesterday after noon. The ardor of one speaker seemed to inflame the next, and before the gathering adjonrn^l the reverend gentlemen had criti cised "mournful churches, covered with the signs of the undertaker's shop," "leading citizens not consecrated to God's 6ervlce and many persons and things. The subject of the meeting was "The Evangelization of New York City in This Generation. Referring to Mayor Gaynor's recent re fusal to license to speak in public places a preacher who wished to proselyte Jews, the Rev. C. E. Hermsteadt, pastor of the Second Moravian Church, said: "We must take our lives in our hands as St. Stephen did. It is strange that men in high places, who are protected by the police or Secret Service, will not take these chances. But it seems to me tiiat servants of Jesus Christ, if they cannot be assured of protec tion by the authorities, must risk even death in order to preach the Gospel outdoors to those who can be reached in no other way. After the Rev. Frank M. North, who pre sided, had described John R. Mott's plan of an evangelical campaign and urged the churches to action, the Rev. W. Bayard Craig, pastor of the Church of the Disciples, said that New York City wa3 one of the greatest fieids in the world for missionary work. In closing the meeting Dr. Walter Laid law. executive secretary of the federation, said : "I have heard the. Jew* of New York called 'a curse' and* "a burden." I consider the presence of Jews in this city offers Christianity th° greatest opportunity in his tory — the opportunity to bridge the chasm between Christianity and Judaism." WAS HER OWN POLICEMAN Young Girl Nabs Vender Who, She Says, Cheated Her. Herman Fredericks, twenty-three years old. a flower vender, of No. US Ea^t SSth street, was arraigned before Magistrate House in Jefferson Market court yesterday afternoon charged with disorderly conduct. The complainant was Miss Minnie Hant charow, eighteen years old. of No. 214.' Arthur avenue. The Bronx, who told the magistrate that the vender had short changed her several weeks ago. since which time she hail been looking for him. Yesterday afternoon Miss Hantcharow en countered Fredericks in 23d cet. near Fifth avenue, and promptly collared him. She walked him to Sixth avenue and '."3d street, followed by a big crowd, whore she delivered him into th« custody of Pa trolman Scneedei. of traffic squad C. The young woman consented to a charge of dis orderly conduct. The man was fined £?. CHANGE OF INAUGURATION DATE. Washington. May ]».--Th» joint resolu tion providing for a change of th» date of inauguration from March 4 to the last Thursday in April will be voted on Jn the House* next Monday. Speaker Cannon to-day agreed to recognize Chairman Par ker of the Judiciary Committee for that purpose. URGE VANN'S RENOMINATION. The committee on judicial nomination? of the New York Bar Association lat<i night adopted a resolution urging the various state conventions to renomlnate Justice Irving <}. Vann, associate Judge of the Court of Appeals, whose term expires this year. THREE KILLED IN ACCIDENTS Two Men Fall from Wagons — Boy Crushed by Trolley Car. fRy Telerrarh foTh* Tribunal Flainfleld. N. J.. May 10.-Peter Burnett, of Jjmalloytown. met a peculiar and tragic death while on his way from this city to his home last night. He Mi head foremost from his wagon, his neck catching between tho axle and the front wheel, death result ing from strangulation. County Physician Long, who viewed the body to-day, said that not a bone In the man's body was broken. Mrs. Burnett discovered her hus band dead a short distance from the house. [By Telegraph to The Tribune.l Long Branch. X. J.. May 10— Two run away accidents, one resulting fatally, oc curred here to-day. Charles A. Errlckson. sixty years old." and for forty years a resi dent of Monmouth Beach, was Instantly killed by being run over by a wagon loaded with cement. The team became frightened as Mr. Errlckson slipped with a bag of cement The hind wheel of the wagon crushed th« man's skull. He leaves a wife and three children. Chaxleg C. Crawford, a butcher, living near Tlnton Falls, -was thrown In a run away rear Colt's Neck and received a fractured leg, which was later amputated at the hospital here. A neven-year-old boy was ground to death under a South Orange troHey car In New ark, and two others about the same age narrowly escaped a similar fat* pss> terday afternoon. Ths dead boy is Clif ford Homer, of No. 12 Alexander street. He was dragged about one hundred and fifty feet, his body wedged under tha front trucks of the car, before the motorman could bring the vehicle to a stop. The other lads were Edward and John Folmar. who crossed the tracks less than a foot ahead of young Homer, while his brother stood and witnessed the horrible death of his plaj mate. The- car was in charge of the motorman, "W. J. O'Donnell, and the con ductor, George Sachse, who wer<s placed under arrest. O'Donnell will have to fac* a charge of manslaughter In the 4th Precinct police court this morning. The boy's body was removed to Hollas morgue. TORONTO PROFESSOR ELECTED. Th» trustees of th© General Theological Seminary yesterday elected Professor A. W. Jenk9, of Trinity College. Toronto, to the chair of Church history. Th» alumni of the seminary held the«r annual meeting and listened to an essay More Ready at 8:15 A. M. Directly on the Interborough Subway. Our modern Cold Pry mm fj** Air Storage relieves m v m Sr about your Furs — ft A [j g £ Ml /if 111 W(jt\/}f jT tal bring* our wagon m M to your door' m f 9 1 New York, May 11, 1910 Changes in Our Furniture Organiza tion Put Lessened Price-Tags On Parlor Furniture, living-room furniture, museum patterns in Period furniture, furni ture for individual assembling, bedroom furniture, both palatial and cottage styles, dining-room furniture, pedigree-period and modern art styles, fancy chairs and rockers. Summer furniture and brass bedsteads. The prices on all our furniture are not lessened. But. in each of the divisions above-mentioned, will be found red reduction-tags where we have had too many pieces of one general character. At the beginning of the sale there were several thousand pieces. And there is still good choice in each division. For this occasion we are offering special prices on a number of Wanamaker custom-made hygienic beddings. Xote — Look for the red tags on our sth. 6th and 7th Furniture Galleries. Many Specially Good Things in the May Sale of Underclothes You see these garments have been made to our own order. They are not things picked up here and there from this and that maker who had a surplus on hand which no one else wanted. Bring your magnifying glass if you wish and count the threads of the materials — we have done it first! They had to number so many threads to the inch before we accepted them. Please look at the laces too — take them up to the windows and examine they in the bright daylight. See how strong and pretty they are — and how uncommon. Then turn the garments inside out: every seam neatly felled Every stitch even — that is, every stitch we have seen, and they were examined pretty closely — stitches, too, of the size befitting Wanamaker garment. Dimensions are correct, too. Sizes for children, for wo r and for extra large women. From the 10c corset cover in the Basement to the finest pie' of Bavaran lingerie in the French room, we believe we have ca 1 for honest pride in this underclothes sale. What do you think? Corset covers. 10c to $7.50; nightgowns. 50c to $3«; combinations. 50c to $21; drawers, 25c to $22.50; long petticoats, 50c to $40. This $100,000 sale, specially gathered for May. covers the entire Third floor of the Old Building, with outposts "on the Main ahlt and a large section given over to it in the Basement. Our Once-a-Year Sale of Men's Summer Furnishings Begins This Morning! This is the event which so many men wait for, because they know that it is the right time to lay in supplies for the Summer. So great is its importance that we give over the Main aisle of the Men's Store and a large portion of the Basement to its exploita tion. , Every offer is either a standard article at less than the market price— a specially made garment into which has been crowded an . extra measure of quality. This event was planned. away back in December last, and ts made possible through the co-operation of manufacturers who are : anxious for a share of our large business. We shall not take your time with a mass of details, but expect to see : On the Main floor. New Building. Very Fine Woven Madras Shirts at $1.65 Silk-mixed Shirts with Soft Double Cuffs at 5? White Dimity, Cambric and Madras Shirts at $! White Madras and Nainsook Pajamas at $1.50 Fancy Silk-mixed Pajamas at $2 White Checked Nainsook Nightshirts at $1 In the Basement. Old Building. -^ '*f Collars, 55c, and Cuffs, 75c a Half Dozen S^tf White Cambric Nightshirts at 50c Fancy Madras Shirts at 55c and 75c Striped Madras Pajamas at 85c Washable Four-in-Hand Neckties at 25c Lisle Elastic Suspenders at 25c Terry Cloth Bath Robes at $2.95 Selling begins with the opening of the store at 5.15 this morning. Formerly AXffl Uj } A f/t^ f>m Fo^S«SUxl A. T. Stewart Co. / U WIH/*Wf/*^ "7 & Eighth to Tenth SB." PROPORTION No man with a sense of pro* portion would buy an automcr- ' bile on | $3.'X>o salary — though some do. No building should be erect ed at a cost in excess of that on which the income is ba?ed — though some are. Our Cost Insurance contract is designed to preserve the proportion of values. Limiting the cost, the profit and the time, means a mrrn mum of investment and a r mum of income. Cost Insurance is such an: ideal arrangement that •no- Owner can afford to disregard I;. THOMPSON-STARRETT COMPANY Building Construe Fifty-One Wall Street : on "The Mozarablc Liturgy." by the R«r. ~" ' Milo H. Gate?. I At the commencement exercises 3- 11." ! o'clock this mornins: essays will be r»*f* " I by three- members of th* graduating class— i William L. Essex, of N- =) k N. 1".; *5. D^ - I Hoxse-.-, of Morrtotown, N. .1 . and Fran£';..~ ( E. Wilson, of Chicago. LINER BRINGS IN MEASLES: : ; 0 ■ - Forty Children Taken to Hoffman Isl-- and from Carpathia's Steerage, The steamship Carpathte. •* th» t_"ir>arc|-.;:; ' Line, arrived in this port yesterday fron ; the Mediterranean with forty w»!j deT*top«dt~ ; ; cases of measles among her 2..«- steerage -.._ ; passengers. Those attacked were children. \ The steamer arrived at Quarantine at -.5 ■ p. m. and did not clear from th»>r» until 1:"9 - i o'clock last r.lght. The intorveninsf thr.<» was required to examine the passenger*^ and arrange for the transfer of the sick children and their mothers or other rela-. ... tiros to Hoffman Island, where infectious : and contagious diseases are treated. . V-r^iSj Only the children in the steerage _*r?r<s affected by Mm measles. A few mor.tha agrs ■ a German steamer arrived at this p&rt wtta -_ : 130 cases of m»asles aboard. . . v -• Eight Car Lines Each Way to Store. Concert in Auditorium at 2 P. M.