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ROOSEVELT'S ADVICE 10 GREAT BRITAIN A Piam Talk on Egypt to Leading Men at the Guildhall. TAKES FREEDOM OF CITY Views Shown in the Faces of His Hearers-Either Establish Or der or Give Up Country, the Text of Speech. I By Cable to Tb» Tribune.] T-ondon. May n — The de*ire expressed • »r<- for a heart to h*»art talk Iron sir. Roosevelt w»ii nrntifi d in full measure to-tJay, when iii an astonishingly frank manner h« told leading statesmen of Knclan<l. including members "f the Cab inet, •h^t "If you feel that you ought nr.t tr. be. ln Egypt and have n<» desire I* keep order there, by all means get out. If you feel that it is your duty to civilization to stay, th*n show your ►•■hri: ready to meet the responsibility <^f your position." TVi<- ceremony at the Guildhall was a r«r>*tition in all r«-sp#»ct.« save ore of the presentation € the Irandoni of the city to General Grant. There was a drive In the L*>rd Mayor's coach to the city, ■ Mh a epHsn for th« jruept of honor by the dignitaries sf the Corporation in ■CUM snd black, to the acoempaniment of American patriotic tunes. The m^diapv^l hall was crowded "ftth •r-Ttatorjs. the prominent guests were proclaim*^ by the master of ceremonies, officials with wands buf=tied about, and tb*r* 3C tumultuous applause when the ■ usset was presented and the record of • }-, r freemen of the oldest corporation in tn« -world was signed. These details . .,.r « » repeated with hwrensed heartiness Nr Mr. Roosevelt, because the good feei \r\* toward sjnerlca has prowp since Grant's Tim^. The new feature wmm the eshortatlon sn matters affecting the British Empire. - Mch th* cstsr's guest considered to be the best possible method of acknowledg i:->c th« honors conferred on him. There v ?<s momentary Rurprlse when Mr. Roosevelt's intention became evident, but if there were prejudices sgatest the un <\>pect*»d homily from the visitor they verc quickly overcome by the intensity of intercut e Xr jted by the speaker*! r,;rnes-tness.- It .. 3J-- ■ rharacterirtii- Ilooscvelt ap p^aranrc Ke seeassd as much at home In the GvUdhaJl as Sn sn American plat r«rm. Hhi strenassjni figure moved up find town the raised dai3 nifh easy grac*. a^d hhl riprht arm hammered in important points BTtth powerful geatnvea. i;-\*»j-y word was heard in the immense Vail, en ing to Ms sataatahing; deliberate i. iterance, and his tone changed to fal eSss whenever lie used a homely ex pr«nslen for the sake of emphasis. It was evident when he reached the. p-SR«ge about the political disorder in Kr;pt thst he was relieving his mind by zi\ in? a warning that the existing situa tion wa? uighlf dangerous to the inter est sof civilization. This portion of his :<ldress created a profound impression, as wits shown by the heartiness r.f the ■JUilsusr when he took his seat. It was flii extr;-ordinar> outburst of American « ardor, which commanded fenecal as- S' lit. What was fairly electric was the vital ity sf the whole performance. Mr. Roosevelt seemed to hypnotize the audi <-nce -with his own downrig-ht sincerity, ico that nothing said by him seemed com monplace. It was fir.c sport to watch the faces on bTm platform while be was speaking. A. J. Balfour fairly grinned with pleasure v.lien sentimentalism was rebuked; Lord Cromer was evidently maintaining with difficulty his diplomatic reserve: Sir Ed v.ard Grey looked uncomfortable, as though the Foreign Office was exposed to criticism: I^ord Moriey listened with philosophic jrravlty, and John Burns with unconcealed admiration. Sir Jo r«ph • Dimsdale .--eemed amazed by the sj>eech. so sharply, in contrast with his o>»n prosaic sdsiresn. The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Bishop Bf I^ondon v. ere apparently lamenting the sacrifice of a great preacher throngh Mr. Roose v<-K"s votion t< public life. The rasnssqr was followed by a luncheon at the Mansion House, at which JK Ambassador's and Mr. Roosevelt's lomilies were entertained v. ith many dls tiryuteli^d g-uestd and by ■ return drive lii tlio nmnlrtr' state coach to Porches t'r Hou;.. . The I^ondon press to-mor r«-vv will rjifi.-uss the address as an event of rrfxt hnportasMje bs the euipire. A WARNING TO ENGLAND Keep Order in Egypt or Get Out, Says Mr. Roosevelt. TBv T*e AModaled pr<*ss.] London. May 31.— Theodore Roosevelt «>lhen»d quite unexpectedly to-day *« hut ie ensid^r^d by Knglishmen as a ff'o-o arraignment <-f th. nation in i;« attitude toward K*?yi»t Beasetbing pict «jr<"S<jye \*a>- i<wik«-d for from the former i fflUMrt Sf th' Dnftoi States, hut in vifv, of his SjtlsJßMsoni in Rgjrpt, in t» hi«-h he iiri\f praise in full iii<-;«K.jr. f< itje British government for the develop ment which followed British rule th'-re, it v.as not expected that be would re ••'Tt again to that subject, especially for the purpose sf taking England to rsisk. Out a*tth o frankness which caused a eiif sag ihdßß vb. had gathered in fh* ancient Guildhall t«i witness th« ceremony of easjferrtag on him the free dom of the ity of Lssstaß, Mr. Roose »ett said th?t •*hil« BnghUktf had given I"pypt »h«- best frnpi<>nt In two thou •nrj yeare. *>t recent events, following the st-aesinatioii of Premier Boutros Facha, had shown that in certain vital l.oints thj British government had *-rr*d end that England must repair Uiia rrr.r if qbe Wished to do her full rfUtv. Mi called attention I<> the fact that f.ngland's primary object in taking hold In Egypt ■•■ the *«tabHshm«-nt of order. Co&iinurd oa »Tond p psi - - ,■, ■ ■. ■ • •,•:.■■■.•'-■■ ■■ . ■■.i • •- ■ i ■■■-.- - - . _12_LL__L_______^______ , r,. rn<.rr..« . loiul» ; n..rtl> wind*. LONDON PAPERS JOCULAR No Resentment Regarding Mr. Roosevelt's Speech. I/ondon. June I.— Tho I.ondon mrirnins newspapers editorially treat Mr. Roose velt's speech at the Guildhall yesterday without resentment, and meet his candid j advice in rather a bantering spirit, as , coming from a privileged person. The Radical '•Chronicle" takes it as a compliment to Anglo-American soli darity, but doubts whether it would be wise for a British Premier to mitate the performance in New York or Wash j Ington. The Conservative papers are inclined Ito welcome the advice. "The Standard j says: . "The speech wa.-i more piquant than polite, it is put. crudely, but may j do us good."' "The T.lcgmph" thanks Mr. EtOOfte velt for his "bitter medicine," but be lieves that th<- British people arc sen j sil»le enough to swallow the dose. ; The Daily News" alone seriously j takes Mr. Roosevelt to task for "a breach of international manners."' ARREST MORGAN. JR.'S. MAN Gardener at Glen Cove Estate Accused of Poisoning Dog. Otto Frehling. of ijlen Cove, head gardener for I. P. Morgan, jr.. at his <;len cove residence, was arrested yes terday unon complaint of the Long T~!;md Society for Urn Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, made through its agent. t\ S. Westervelt. of Jamaica. The complaint is based upon a story told to Mr. Westervelt by Albert Mnurer and 1 i- wifv relative to the killing of their r»e< fox terrier. Mrs. Maurer Is said to have refused to ■apply Frchling uith his lunch at the house, and she alleg«Hl that Frehli ng threatened to "'get even." T,ater the terrier died in agony. An iinder gardener told the Maurers he saw Frehling throw lx>nes in the yard and the dog .itc of them. Maurer made a search «>f the room which Frehling was sucupying. and found a bottle labelled strychnine and containing crystals. The dog's body was taken to Jamaica and an autopsy was performed by Dr. Harr\ <i"\.il. It was said that an analysis of the stomach revealed the presence of strychnine. Mr. "Westervelt then went before Justice Luyster, at oyster Hay. and caused Frehling's ar rest. PrehHng demanded a jury trial, and it was set down for to-morrow. GEN. OVERLOOKED Cant Begin as Surveyor of Port as He Hasn't Been Confirmed. N"e]-on H. Henry, who was appointed •Surveyor of the Port, was to be sworn In to-day at noon by Collector Loeb. Preparations were made for an impres sive ceremony. As many of the deputies as could be spared were to be grouped around the large desk In the Collector's office and heads of other government de partments in this city were to be pres ent. But the swearing In has been post poned. General Henry's appointment has not been confirmed. That important feature of the case had been overlooked. When the finish ing: touches to the preparations for the induction into office were making yes terday it was discovered" that the cre dentials had not been received from Washington. Then it was" also learned that the Senate had, through some over sight, failed to confirm. <;eneral lienry was adjutant general of the national guard when he was chosen to succeed JaiiH-s S. Clarkson as Surveyor. June ] v.;is the day set for the beginning of his term, and Deputy- Surveyor Smyth was appointed Acting Surveyor in the interim. General Henry ha? visited the office, has been over the Held and was at the Custom House yes terday to i^arn when the ceremony of swearing in wa- to take place. He got ;t n essage last evening Informing him of th<- situation. JUMPS BEFORE "L" TRAIN Lawyer Killed — Acted Queerly Since Operation for Abscess. With ;i horrified crowd of men, women and children looking on. Isidore Rich trr, a lawyer, of No. \o2 Delancey street, jumped in fmnt of ;i Third avenue ele vated train at the Tremont station last night uiid met almost instant death. He went uiid'-r the wheels, and before the motonnan could put on the brakes he v. ;i> ground to pieces. Underneath the station platform a group of children were at play. They saw a man's collar fall to the street and began ■ merry scramble for its Danws rion. By this time the crowd on the platform came rushing down the sta tion stairs, shouting that a man had been killed and the children scampered for their homes. Kiincr Patton, die ntotormaa of the train, collapsed and required the atten tion <>f ;i physician. Relatives of Rich bo arrived later at the Alexander avenue police station, said Kichter had been operated on several weeks ago for an abscess, and that since that time bis mind had appeared to be affected. SPRECKELS AS REFORMER Rudolph Announces It Will Be His Life Work. Chicago, May 31.— Rudolph Bpreckels, <>* San Francisco, s/ho Sevoted lime and money In 9gttttnc sraft In his home city. reached Chicago to-day with h new iii n for Mm reformation of polities, hininasii and labor conditions. He was met by hie brother. Clans A. Spreckels, of New York, h<-:, ( ) of the Pedetmi fhignr Reflntnc Uont- Bjsny. The brothers to-morrow will inert a TiumixT of prominent Ben interested la re form movements in Chicago. "I Intend dr-vitinj; Urn rmislndiii of my life to reform," said Rudolph Sprockets. 4< Tii' in-. vein* will stall In ("hknigo to siorroa". From here i to to New York. After n two months' tour of Europe the csmpaijcn will start in u»st . ••Capital, labor and politic* are .ill on :i lasis of corruption throughout i i.r I nil* Ftates to-day, and Ihe ngtmrirt ol the esd U .i •■: ; in *>i?M. The, people iia\e h mistaken notion about this reform move ment. They say It hurts hiiiinnsi The opposite Is the fart. When on<* h'-f firf* I corporations or i.-H.jiiiK politicians caught red-handed it hurts (rashMSs. Bud con rl.i!'»i!^ lead to unrest. revoluUon and great caliimUl*"! . snd we will have all of them Rnd more uiilcfs we reform the entire country. •I will announ»Y» the ftjil d'-tail^ of my plan In September, and f urn certain it will bring about changed ' ondJUons • for the betterment (1 f the whole p»opl*." \i :\v- v< )i< k. wi:i >N i :si > \ v. .mm; l 1010.— fi n RTEEN iv\(;i:s. *•• riucr; dm-: cknt PHIZES FOR FLIGHTS 10 SI. LOUIS AND CHICAGO Curtiss's Triumph Inspires Offers of $30,000 and $25,000 for Greater Efforts. CONDITIONS NOT MADE YET Experts in Aerial Navigation Will Study Routes To Be Flown bj' Aviators— "Will Be Won,"' Says Curtis?. Announcement was made last night of two blpr prizes for aeroplane flights, one i if *:?O.<(O»» for a trip between this city and St. Louis, and the other, of $25,000, f«.r an aerial voyage between this city and Chicago. The prize for the Chicago flight was offered by "The New York Times." in conjunction with "The Chicago Evening Post"; the St. Ixmiß prize was an nounced by Mayor Gaynor at a dinner in honor of Glenn H. Curtiss iti these words: "Mr. CortiSß'S memorable flijrht has demonstrated the possibilities of inter city communication by aeroplane. To furth-r encourage, aviators, to inspire the brave and heroic pioneers in air travel to still greater feats. 'The World' and •The St. Ixmis Post -Dispatch" now offer a prize of $30,000 for the first successful aeroplane, flight betwef-n New York and St. Louis. The conditions governing this fiipht will be announced shortly. «fter a conference with aeronautic experts." Aft*T prolonged applause the Mayor added: "While this prize is positively offered, I am advised that it is subject to an in crease." Asked if ho would try for the prize. Mr. Curtfas said he did not know, but added: "I think the prize will be won. however." Although conditions for the Chicago flight are not settled, it is probable that tea days will be allowed for the flight, and that it will be stipulated to take place before October 31. It was a notable gathering of scien tists, inventors and men of affairs. Among the fifty guests present were fourteen who In some contrivance at somr- time had travelled in the air, three as passengers In aeroplanes. The avi ators, besides Mr. Curtis, were Charles K. Hamilton, Captain Thomas S. Bald win and Clifford B. Harmon. Balloon Experts on Hand. The balloonists were A. Leo Stevens. A. R. Hawley and Augustus Post, and those who have been passengers were Byron R. Newton. Jerome Fanciulli and Stanley Y. Beach. Israel Ludlow "was injured by a fall from a glider of his own construction in Florida and Joseph Seymour and Charles ML Manly both have taken trip? in heavier-than-air machines. William J. Hrnimer and James ML Beck have journeyed over Paris in balloons. The address of James M. Heck, former Assistant Attorney General of the T'nited States, would almost persuade a blind man to become an aeronaut. En tirely unlooked for by the guests and delivered, Mr. Beck said, without pre paration, it was so poetically charged with the possibilities for the future that the master achievement presents that cigars were permitted to go out, eyes became moist without their owners ex actly knowing- why, and Mr. Curtiss miplit easily have bet-n fatally stricken with happiness at the power of the speaker's eulogy. Mr. Beck was not at the speaker'.s table, but was unexpect edly called on to toast the Mayor. He did that also to an apj»e.tizing brown. At the speakers' table, with the Mayor and Mr. Curtiss, were Hudson Maxim, president of the Aeronautical Society; Samuel H. Valentine, acting president of the Aero Club of America; Brigadier General Walter C. Howe, temporarily commanding the Department of the East; Colonel John Jacob Astor Don C. Seitz, Adolpb S. Ochs, and C. J. Ed wards, of the Aero club. Cheers Greet Mr. Curtisc. Mr. Curtiss, introduced by the Mayor, was greeted by a cheering, standing audience. Telling of his preparations for the trip from Albany i o New York he said: I tried to prepare myself for every possible contingency; every bolt and nut on the machine was fitted with spring washers and cotter pins, reinforced with ■ coat of shellac to keep it from wearing loose. All the turn buckles were, fas tened with tape and the surfaces gone over carefully and reinforced; but there is one thing which I entirely overlooked, and that was the possibility of being' called 'in to speak. There i.« one thing: that came to my mind during the flight which might b^ worth mentioning here, and that is the difficulty of finding suitable landing places for the Hying machine in or near the great cities: and I believe that city governments will find it necessary and advisable in the ne;ir future to .set apart suitable open spaces for nylnj? machines tn land, and perhaps t<» pass ordinances preventing aviators from endangering their own lives and those of the citizens by Hying over built-up portions of the city. Mi. Beck said he was met with almost offensive incredulity by the Hudson-Ful ton Commission when, cis chairman <>f the aeronautics' committee last sum mer, he suggested that an nviator be secured to Iky from <Jrant\s Tomb to <Jovernors Island. Continuing, ho said: And yet. before we had signed our contracts, Bleriot had flown across the Channel, and hers twelve month* later we nre sitting celebrating the event to day the. very idea of which only. bnS year n&o seemed nn impossibility. And anything that I say in thlw regard is not ti. belittle anything that Mr. Wright did nt thai time, which was then an extraor dinary undertaking, to go up th.- Hud fon to the wacships and return, but it is simply to lUtUrtrate what wonderful progress 4he science of aviation has nuide. ~^> Mr. ii*»i'k addedXthat the presence of the Mayor whom n\mor snid might »oon be flvlns: to Albany and thence to Wash ington, was fitting in the extreme. Mr. Maxim told of the. aerial navies that the, world would be controlled by in 2010. and then *aid: "Heather shall we limvr to wait ■ hun dred years for hat spectacular e.ventua tlon— a fljht between aerial navies— for thf?e ■r* l'ound to coma with o sudden nieh of winjsu" VETERAN FALLS AT TOMB Had Been to Look at Grant's Sarcophagus; George W. Curtis, . eighty-five years old, a <;rand Army man. went to Grant's Tomb, yesterday and looked upon the sarcophagus that contains the body of his old general in the Civil War. He walked slowly down the long flight of steps, thinking of war times, and was almost at the bottom when he slipped and fell. A woman who hart a!so heen visiting th» tomb called a policeman, who got a doctor from the .T. Hood Wright Hospi tal t<> take the old soldier there for treatment. They fixed him at the hospi tal and said be would be right in a day or two. A SHAKE-UP IN ALABAMA Reversion of Sentiment to Cost Legislators' Places. Montgomery, Ala.. May 31 . -Showing, It is said, a reversion of sentiment since the last Legislature, which enacted the state- wide prohibition and other sumpt uary laws, only eleven men out of the 108 composing the Alabama- Legislature will be returned to office. This fact is developed in the first official compilation of names of the new members. Two preachers, nominated in the re cent primaries, will be elected, it ip pre dicted. In three counties the Democrats put. no candidates forward, and the Re publican nominees will be elected with out opposition. Taking advantage <.f the split in the Democratic ranks, the Republicans, who will meet hi Rirmingham in July for their state convention, probably ""ill put out a full state ti'-ket, with prohibition as its chief platform. NSUCKRAKERS CRITICISED. House Chaplain Also Mentions Pessimists in Prayer. Washington. May .°»1. -The pessimists, muckrakers and demagogues, "in the press, on the platform and in the pul pit." were severely criticised by the Rev. Henry N. <"oudcn. chaplain of the House, in his opening prayer to-day. 1 We bless Thy holy name for the up ward look, the higher repolve, the broader faith, the brighter hope, the stronger love, the firmer step and the forward movement which characterizes our age, in spite of the alarmist, the ominous growls of the pessimists, the gloating song of the muckraker and the cry of the demagogue in the pres?. on the platform and in the pulpit." prayed the chaplain. "We most fervently pray." he contin ued, "for the real reformer, the true statesman, the pure patriot, the noble, generous, hlghminded, sincere preacher, that their tribes may increase and lead us onward to yet greater attainments." FOR AIRSHIP TREATY Secretary Knox Negotiating with Mexico for Control. Washington, May 31. — The advance of aerial navigation to its present stage of vast possibilities lias led the United States and Mexico to take the initial step in the direction of regulating in ternational traffic in the air. A treaty between the two countries is now being negotiated by Secretary Knox and Senor de la Barra. the Mexi can Ambassador, aiming to compel the registration of all aeropianes and air ships, just as marine craft and automo biles aro now registered. It is pointed out that in carrying light weight and valuable packages the air ship, with an unrestricted method. of op < ration, could do a profitable smuggling business. The treaty, it is said, gives authority for treating unlicensed international traders the same as smugglers or pirates. It Is reported to fc-e now practically pre pared and will be submitted to the Sen ate for ratification, if possible before the adjournment of the present session *>* Congress. EARLE"S "AFFINITY'" WAITS Court to Look Up Laws of Italy Before Annulling Marriage. Justice Fitzgerald yesterday refused to affirm the report of Joseph A. Koley as referee in the suit brought by Mrs. Julia Kuttner-Karle for the annulment of her marriage to Ferdinand Pinney Karle, the artist. The plaintiff was the young woman whom R-irle characterized as his "affinity" and for whom he left his first wife, Mrs. Emilie Fischbacher Karle. The 'latter subsequently obtained a divorce in France. Miss KuUner and Karle were married in Venice on March 17, 190 S. This was before the first Mrs. Karle had perfected her divorce. Referee EToJey said in his report that he had no knowledge whether the sec ond marriage would be accepted as legal under the Italian law. There was noth ing in the record of th<- reference t" show what the law of Italy was on that point. Justice Fitzgerald has therefore decided to defer his action on the ref eree's report until he can learn some thing about the Italian laws of marriage and divorce. If the marriage was not a legal one, then it will be unnecessary for the New York court to act. The referee had decided In favor of Mrs. Julia Kuttner- Karle and she asked the court to affirm the findings. RIOT FEAREDI JN_ NANKING China Sending- Warships to Pro tect Foreigners. Shanghai, May 3L— Chinese warships with troop* have been sent to Nanking in expectation of a native outbreak against foreigners. The latfr have been warned. The Chinese loMien now at Nanking will be replaced by the force from ShariK^Hi. as they are not considered trustworthy in enso of need. WATSON RACK IN THE FOLD Announces Return to Democracy and Attacks Hardwick. Augusta, <ia . May 31.—Thomas K. Wat eon, oncn a Democratic member of Con frres*. twtes nominated by th« Populist party for tho Presidency of th« l.njt-.l fitnt^s. and who lijn long been oiw 1 of »h* chief coiitrolMns t,.r> in politics Hit tr PopuiiM in this state, announces In h card issued to-day hfs return to Hie Dem orratic party. His language is strong, iMi'i would win to leave no doubt that he lias returned to Btay. H<* calfs« upon bis longtime political friends to defeat Thomas W. Hard wick for re-election to «r«s* AMERICA BACKING ESTRMMS CONTENTION Sericus Possibility of a Clash Over Nicaraguan Customs. CAPTURE NOT RECOGNIZED Commander Gilmer Ordered to Recover Vessels Owned by Americans — Precedents for Action. fFrem Tb* Trtriurv* Bureau.] Washington. May 31.— The Nicaragnan situation arrived perilously near a crisis to-day. Secretary Knox lias issued, through the Navy Department, instruc tions to Commander Gilmer, in charge Of the naval forces at Blueflelds, to act instantly in enforcing the policy of the United State?. This may lead to open conflict with the Madriz forces at any moment, as the instructions are so broad that it is left almost entirely to the dis cretion of Commander Gilmer to begin hostilities if his demands are not com plied with. The instructions affirm the right of the Estrada faction to collect customs for the port of Rluefields. although the cus tom house . n the bluff has been capt ured by the Madriz forces. They deny the right of th" Madriz forces te seize American owned vessels or property and call attention to the report that this has already been done in the ease of the sloop Adelaide and the schooner Esfu erzo. Both of these are American owned ships. The Adelaide is, appar ently, still in the hands of the Madriz forces, as Is a part of the cargo of the Esfuerzo. Acting on the instructions. Commander Gilmer will probably de mand at once the return of the Adelaide and the cargo taken from the Esfuerzo or the reimbursement of the owners, and if the demand is refused will take steps with the naval forces under hi 3 command to enforce it. Insructions to Gilmer. The instructions sent to Commander Gilmer are as follows: "The attitude of the United States re mains precisely as set forth in the Sec retary of State's letter to Rodriguez on December 1. 1909. which continues en tirely applicable to the present situa tion. The capture of the Madriz fac tion of the former customs house at the bluff does not affect the fact that Blue helds. with certain adjacent territory, for which goods passing that customs house are intended, appears to remain as heretofore, under the de facto control of the Estrada faction. This govern ment therefore admits the right of the Estrada faction to collect customs for Bluefields. and denies this right to the other faction. Inasmuch as tills gov ernment recognizes neither faction as .i government of Nicaragua, but merely as in de fa-^to control of portions of the country, proclamations on either part which are inconsistent with this attitude are without effect on the United States and its citizens. "The Consul at Blueflelds reports that the American owned sloop Adelaide has been seized by the Madriz faction, and that the American owned schooner Es feurzo was stopped and American owned cargo seized by those in control at the Bluff. This government denies the right of either faction to seize American owned vessels or property without consent of and recompense to the owners. In such cases you will instantly act in accord ance with this policy. "You will immediately notify both fac tions and the shipping interests of the foregoing." There are several precedents for de claring that the right of collecting the customs remains with the faction in con trol of the city, although the customs house has b*»en captured by another faction. In view of the fact, however, that many governments have practically recognized the Madriz regime, which now is in control of over 90 per cent of Nicaraguan territory, complications are likely to arise at any moment, even if hostilities .are not forced by Commander Gilmer. If a ship registered in a foreign country chooses to pay customs to the Madriz faction and refuses to recognize the authority of the Estrada faction, it will almost inevitably cause serious trouble. Neither faction is likely to be recog nized until it has demonstrated the fact that it Is in full control of the entire state of Nicaragua and fully capable of meeting all its obligations. LEFT $10,000 IN STREET Paymaster Was Busy Reading Baseball News. [By THcirniph to T7i« Tribune.] Pittsburg. May 31. Lemuel Larson, paymaster for a large industrial con cern, almost lost $10,000 to-day through his interest in the baseball scores. He left the satchel containing tho money in the street, while he absent-mindedly boarded a car still reading the account of the double wallop of Cincinnati by Pittsburg. John .F. Celto, proprietor of a small hotel at No. fi."V4rt Perm avenue, noticed the satchel in front of his place and took i» into the house, and on open ing it he found $1O.O»*». T^ater T^arnon learned of the whereabouts of the satchel nnd recovered it. SIXTEEN MILE PILE OF CARDS Duraud Says Individual Ones Would Be That High with 100,000,000 People. Washington, May 31.— The Census Bureau hi hegun the actual work of enumerating the population from the individual census cards made "P from tlie returns, and Dlrec i,, r V.. Dans Durand declared to-day that the complete census of some cities would be announced ■within a fortnight Th<* individual cards, the- compilation of which is in th<» hands of several hundred expert?. If piled SOS upon another would make a stack stjrteea mil** high, accord- Ing to Mr. Durand's *>>«timite. This esti mate is upon the bast. that the popula tion of the Uatted States will prove to be in the neighborhood of 100.0Q0.006. _ • ■ . '. All through rail tickets between New York and Albony accepted on "Day Line steamers. E. P. UIPLEY. Who speaks for Western railroads, de nouncing the government's suit, to re strain increases of freight rates. FREDERICK I. PARSONS, MILLIONAIRE. GETS 1 Accepts Office of Deputy Water Commissioner for Queens at $3,000 a Year. WILL REGENERATE SERVICE Commissioner Thompson Paves Way for Reorganization and Development of Waning Public Service. Why should a man worth several mill ion dollars accept a city job paying: only ?3,QOn a year and entailing many vexa tious problems anil a constant fight against political schemers? That is what the social and business friends of VrMerick T. Parsons will probably say when they learn that he has accepted an appointment from "Water Commis sioner Thompson as deputy for Queens. The answer is that Mr. Parsons, who is a son-in-law of the late A. S. < al houn, of the firm of Calhoun. Robbins & Co.. and who at the age of forty has been practically able to retire from bis coffee inserting business at No. If>B Front street, is anxious to assist in the work of regenerating th* public service in Queens County. Although he has a town house at No. 114 Sixth avenue. Brooklyn, he and his wife and child spend most of their time at their hand some country estate, at Douglas Point, Douglaston. He lAs more than half a dozen automobiles, and his salary as Dep uty Water Commissioner will scarcely pay for their maintenance For some time Mr. Parsons has been interested in the Douglastnn Civic Asso ciation, and when Water Commissioner Thompson urged him to undertake tlv important work of reorganizing and de veloping the department in Queens he finally consented The water situation In Queens is a peculiar one. The borough is growing so rapidly that it is hard to get enough water to supply the demand. Each year an increasing supply is bought from pri vate companies, and the problem as to whether or not It will be good policy for the city to take over these companies is a pressing one. Much pressure had been brought by politicians on behalf of several candi dates for the place since Charles C. j Wissel stepped out of the deputyship. j when Commissioner Thompson asked for his resignation, at the first of the year. But Commissioner Thompson wanted a business man with no other interests to serve than those of the city. For some time Walter Bennett, secretary of the department, has been in charge In Queens, but pressure of business has necessitated his return to the main office. Mr. Parsons is a trustee of the estate of A- S. Robbins. a director of the Brooklyn Riding and Driving Club, a member of the Crescent Athletic Club. Brooklyn, the Downtown Association and the Oakland Golf Club. His broth er-in-law. Clarence Robbins. is the well known polo playr. W;iter Commissioner Thompson him self is a business man of large means. Deputy Commissioner Benriis could eas ily command a much larger salary than he is receiving, it is said. Claire Foster, water register in Manhattan, ar Pulse, secretary to the < 'ommissioner. are both persons of means. GET SALVATION ARMY MAN Driver Accused of Theft Where He Had Collected Alms Following the disappearance from his home of a gold watch and chain valued at ?400. George E. Coblens. an invest ment broker, of No. 174 East »«th Street, caused the arrest yesterday of David 1... Walsh, a driver for the Salva tion Army Walsh went to the Coblens apartments in answer to a telephone notice from Mrs. Coblens and received a quantity of clothing. After he had left, the jxtlice say. Mrs. Coblens discovered that the watch and chain were missing. She notified the police, and Detectives Mar ron and Kenny started in to hunt for Walsh. They learned that he had been employed by the Salvation Army for , week, and then they visited him at his home and accused him of the theft. Walsh was emphatic in his de nial of the crime at first, according- to the police, but when hard pressed he confessed to having- stolen the watch. Thf police say he told them he had t a« Mi the watch | "Along tha Shore and m the Foothills. " - New J^rsev Central Summer Resort Eook fme. at Room Sto. 143 Liberty St.. or malitU for S cents.— Advt.- laCitj of »w York. i-r^y City «nd HoiwkW. EI>EWHERE TT»O » V\T* FREIGHT RATE INCREASE HALTED Western Tr; * :v aticn Re strained in Suit Brought by Government. THE RAILROADS TO FIGHT Attorney General Wicker»hM» Invokes Sherman Law at Re quest of Shippers — News Causes Break in Stork Hannibal. Mo. May 31.— Twenty-ny» Western railroads were temporarily re strained to-night by T'nited States DH trirl Judge David P. Dyer from enforr insc or making a general advance in in terstate freight rates scheduled for Jun<* 1. The injunction was granted on a pe tition filed by the government which charges that the advances in rates were agreed on by the defendants without competition and in violation of th« Sherman anti-trust law. The date for the hearing on the restraining order w» be fixed at St. l»uis to-morrow. That the railroad will fight the suit in the last ditch is indicated in an Inter view given to-night in Chicago by E. P. Ripley. president of the AVhison. T> peka * Santa Fe road. The petition was filed in the United States Circuit Court at St. Louis this aftertjoop and was brought here by Frederick X. Judson. special counsel. and Edwin P. Grosvenor. special assist ant to Attorney General Wickersham. to present to Judge Dyer, who is holding; * session of the. United States Circuit Court. It says that unless such a re straining order be issued the proposed advances will become effective at mid night to-night, to the grave, harm and Injury of the people of the United States. The petition was signed by George W. Wickersham. Attorney General; Will iam S. Kenyon. assistant to the Attor ney General, and Charles A. Houta. United States Attorney. Twenty-five Roads Restrained. Those restrained from Increasing freight rates to-morrow are: Th-» s<-»uri Pacific Railway Company, the Chicago & Northwestern Railway Com pany, the Chicago. Rock Island A Pa cific Railway Company, the Chicago. Burlington A Quincy Railroad Com pany, the Wabash Railroad Company. the Chicago. Milwaukee A St. Paul Railway Company, the Illinois Central Railroad Company, the Chicago * Alto* Railroad Company. th<» Atchison. T~ peka A Santa Fe Railroad Compan> the Chicago Great Western Raih'-* Company. the Missouri. Kan.- Texas Railway Company, the - A San Francisco Railroad cc O m£>an>. the Quincy. Omaha & Kansas City Railroad Company, the St. Paul I Moines Railroad Company, the Minne apolis & St. J.ouis Railroad Compan>. the lowa Central Railroad Compan> . the Fort Dodge. Dcs Moines A South ern Railroad Company, the Chicaat<>. St Paul, Minneapolis A Omaha Railroad Company, the Elgin. Joiiet &. Eastern Railroad Company, the Chicago, Peoria & s?t. Louis Railroad Company of Illi nois, the Chicago, Milwaukee A Gary Railway Company, the Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste Marie Railroad Com pany, the Kansas City Southern Rail road Company, the Chicago, Indiana and Southern Railroad Company and the Western Trunk Line Committee. The restraining order was Issued on the statement of the counsel for the gov ernment that they would immediately, by direction of the Attorney General, file an expediting certificate under the act of February 11. 19»>3. providing for a speedy determination of the issues in conten tion. The Government's Cass. Free of legal verbiage, the petition i# to the effect th«?t the defendants at all times are common carriers of ail kind* of interstate freight, that they are th« owners and controllers of the respective lines of railroads and that each defend ant is independent of the lines of rail road operated by the other defendants. Generally speaking, the lines are the only ones for the transportation of freight and passenger traffic for the states of Missouri. lowa. Minnesota. Kansas, Nebraska. South Dakota, North Dakota. Wyoming and parts of Montana. and Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois. In diana and Tennessee. They furnish the only means of com munication by railroad between the in habitants of the states. Referring to the unlawful combina tions and conspiracy alleged, the peti tion says: The area of the United States within \»hich said lines of railroads operate and which is affected by the unlawful com bination and conspiracy hereinafter se«. forth is more particularly described in the articles of the association of th<» Western Trunk Line Commit 1 dated December 6. 1906. annexed as Exhibit H. The construction and maintenance of the lines of railroad have been encour aged and assisted by the United States of America and by the stasjss and ter ritories, and by the people of said SM eral state* and territories, by franchises and by grants and donations of largr amounts of land of *r**at value and of money and securities for the purpose of securing to the public and t.» the peop.*» engaged in trade and commerce through out the United States and the region and country aforesaid competitive lines of transportation and communication. But for the unlawful combination, conspiracy, agreements and understand m,ss between the defendant raiiroads the defendants would have continued »n the J> d Interstate transportation trad* and c« nm cc. in competition -with each other " * the rates and charges to be collecte ior the Interstate transporta tion of ireight and passengers an* as to the facilities and advantages tr» h offered to the travellmr public and to shippers of commodities In Jnterstaf commerce, and would now oe competlnc U\ said interstate transportation, trmom and commerce. The second part of th« petition slate* that on December ♦>, 1006. twenty sf the defendants "contrived to suppress all competition between them in respe* to fares and charges and unjustly and oppressively to tui'H— ■ rates and charges and to establish and maintain unreasonable and arbitrary rates which w*»r* u» b<; greatly in imes— of th ratCJ and charges which v»*uid have pr- v«|i*J