V- LXX N° -'3.1M1.
STOCK MMKET (EMN
Whole List Staggers Under
Heavy Selling, with Little Sup
port Against Bear Raid.
LONDON ONLY HEAVY BUYER
tfnvr Against Western Roads
<hr Apparent Reason for
Falling Values — Union Pa
a£c Leads the Decline.
Another stock market break of much
mrxTTity. following a promising opening.
*v-curred yesterday, and of the ir*> issues
in which there were transactions only
hair a dozen showed net advances at the
r!pp<\ the largest being 1 po'mt, while
lioch net losses wen- recorded .is •"&«
points in Union Pacific. 4 in Reading.
2% in Pt. Paul. 3% in Steel common, and
Trom S to 10 points in some of the
BpedalUes. The total sales were 1.-4".
4tS shares, the heaviest in months, and
l.nny stocks made new low records for
The opening bad been fairly firm, and
the market moved quietly until toward
noon, when c decline set in. ■which in
<r«ased in volume and urgency until
Tiear the close, a rally in the last few
minutes serving io bring final prices of
t-cnieof thr issues fractionally above the
No other immediate cause of th»* break
vas discoverable than the impairment
nf c'-nfidence resulting from the govern
ment'e legal move against the Western
roads and the announced intention at
various railway companies to curtail ex
j""*iditUTTS because of that step. The
stocks of the railway equipment com
panies, which will naturally be directly
. : ff c.- l ed by the <-arrying out of the pol
i. -y of retrenchment, were freely sold.
f^"l industrials generally, as well as
railway stock. -, were pressed for sale.
Thr- decline was led by Union Pacific.
t hfcfa, opening ex dividend at 17"».
dropped to l«i^ by the early afternoon.
t 'I no evidence of heavy liquidation in
Cnioii Pacific, reported to be by the
E*me interests who were earlier in the
week extensive sellers of St. Paul, en
. .urac^-d the bear party to fresh effort.
; in] the downward movement soon be
«anie sreneral. Many stop-loss orders
were reached, and their execution added
iin;>cius t<> the reaction. Steel common
s" fared in the general fall of prices, the
support given t<< it en Wednesday when
th* rest of the market was extFeinejly
•»-»;:)•: having apparently been withdrawn
London, as on the three preceding
doys of this wf-et, was I large purchaser
pf sto-.-ts in this market, taking -iiiorc
~* tf.*w -JtM\«» sharps on balance. ye"«ter
.i.iy. The demand from other sourc-es.
howevrr, was very small, the commis-
S't-n h«.<usc bargaiti hunters keeping out
of the market and tlie substantial rally
commonly said to be "due" failing to
«*1 in. Tho slight recovery- near th
close was on prolit taking liyshorrF, but
Ihr market clof-ed nervous and :'jnset
',>.;. with pe^imism the prevailing
Th<- appended table shows the extent
«v tji*. decline this w«>k in several rep
resentative Etocks. the prices given for
ray nj ixiTis tlio^e ruling shortly be
foro thr announcement of the adnjinis
tratlon'a purpose to geek an Injunction
tsh'-n^ the twenty-fivo Western roadii
•>'. ni'?li were about to make operative on
the foilowmj: day their higher freight
Ili^h. Low. Maximum
>tock. Ma> 31. Jun'^. decline.
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MR. TAFT DISPLEASED
Pin Not Predict Panic Within
Next Ten Years.
7 "*"it, Jim«- 3.— President Taft was
'-»;< srpus^d. baif arprj- "when jir ;
ksmnS t<--<Jay that » reference to bnai
n»£ conditions in !n« sp«*e«-h before the
cii!<j*>ritc rtf th" Ohio Northern Unlvcr
•it- at Ad? had been made Uie excuse
fr .-~ rumors* In Wall Street of a panic to
. r,mr Bzmte iime in the next ton year?.
Mr. Taft nap t^lJinjr The graduates b»
fcr* him what they nvjrht expect in life
•>■ to 1 ,-'j<n«?Ei= pursuits and the various
rrcfcssionF. To those who purposed to
g*» into business h*» merely gave voice t^>
' hr 'aTJonary advice that conditions of
Pfjepgiity must n<->t b«? expected always.
TV)* President regarded sis remarks as
**njrt]y casual, and that they should
ba-c been made int«> a prediction of
! ■&"■'• based on any prevailing conditions
CrmoKed htm -....• This is what t!i<
l^recideni said to th*» graduates:
•ti the first place, let us take the
business situation' It if- of course, im
poesibU 1-. *>xj*"t that the enormous
pro ■ H i n tr«<je jshall continue In the
:•"?:•• r>iov *n whi'-h v-* have F<^n it *>•*-
land fturmjr th r ' last ten year*, ad it is
re*jsoh*bJ»> to BUppo«B that at some time
<rtthin the next <I?ra4<> th*»re will be
f-..i>'< reaction or Borne tinam'ial strin-
Z'Ti'y. --r perhaps a financial panic.
the progress that has beasi
"Jade is re.-il and Fubstantial. There
Ifaay t* a halt; there may tv « scaling
«*f laiijec. r,'Jt thesr we liav<> had from
Itaw to time, followed by a rerovery
" '"• h it)^ir- a ted only a momentary
MET 4l HECLA DIVIDENO CUT
GEYSER SPOUTS^CE WATER?
'By Tt-lerraph to Th«* Tribune )
IfcieW. %\jm., June 2.— lt l- reported
*«^ that r g?>«*<r spoutins k-± cold water
*'- regular iver-.alt- hes appeared in «■!-
Km ir«froß fair: light wind*
Declines to Change His Speech
at Request of Critic.
London, June. 4.- "^"he Times" this
morning- publishes *"a letter from Mr.
Roosevelt, written in reply to a corre
spondent who requested him to substi
tute the word "sentiment" for "senti
mentality." -which he used in Ms ad
dress at Ihe Guildhall last Tuesday when
the freedom of the city was conferred on
Mr. Roosevelt in his speech was ana
'•7.: British rule in Egypt. Britain,
be said, had given E^ypt the best gov
ernment the country had had in two
thousand years, but in certain vital
points it had erred. "Those who have
to do with uncivilized peoples, especially
fanatical peoples," he said, "must re
member that in such a situation as that
which faces you in Egypt weakness,
timidity and sentimentality may cause
infinitely more harm than violence and
injustice. Sentimentality is the most
broken reed on which righteousness can
To the objector to the use of the word
sentimentality Mr. Roosevelt writes:
"1 regard sentiment as the exact an
tithesis of sentimentality, and to substi
tute sentiment for sentimentality in my
speech would directly invert my mean
inc. I abhor sentimentality, and, on the
other hand, think no man is worth his
salt who isn't profoundly influence by
sentiment and who doesn't shape his life
in accordance with a high idea 1 .
VILLIERS PREDICTS WAR
Correspondent Approves Mr.
Roosevelt's Speech on Egypt.
T»l«-g!-ar!> to Thr Tritium-. 1
Ottawa, < >nt_. lane 3. — Frederick Vil
•'•!- war correspondent, in a speech
it <'anadfan <"h;b of Victoria, B.
C approved of Mr. Roosevelt's criticism
f BtltiaL rule in Egypt, predicted a
betwern Great Britai:i and Ger
many, and urg-ed Canadians to look to
methods for the proper defence of these
Mr. Villiers also hinted that on the
breaking out of hostilities between Ger
many and Britain Russia would attempt
to take India, and said Canada should
be ready to pour about thirty thousand
troops into India at the psychological
•Thr Rus.-ian= know what Canadians
••n thr fldd Of battle, and I be
oold hesitate." he said.
EXPRESS TRAIN IN WRECK
One Hundred Passengers Badly
Shaken in Berkshires.
Great Barring-ton, Mass.. June 3. —
Rounding a curve at good speed late to
day,- th- New York bound express from
Plttsfield crafehed Into the rear of an
extra freight tram that had been stopped
about' three-quarters of "a mile north of
Great Barrington. on the New York,
New Haven & Hartford Railroad, ami
telescoped the last two cars and th 1
caboose of the freight. None of the one
hundred passengers on the express was
seriously injured, although all were
badly shaken up. John Blake, engineer
of the express, and his fireman jumped
and were only slightly hurt. Charles
Gedney, baggage master, of Danbury.
Conn., was thrown against a door of
th* baggage car with great force and
received multiple contusions of the
Th» ■ ■ ound from St.tte Line to
•;. h«>) been stopped to allow
• : air thr sidf»s of an open
car. a trainman waa sent back to slg-
D2J th> es I I S tic ..nly a
fVu - • pi the flyer appeared
around the turn VraJHc wras blocked
FIREBOAT RAMS SCHOONER
Swerved by Current. She Stove
Big Hole in Sailing Vessel.
\Vhil«» -[..ii nil to a fir** alarm -' the
foot of West 4*tb ptr«*ct last night the
freboat .Tame* iMiane. in eharpr of t'ap
tain Kelly, vra-- driven apain^t • ■■'• side
of it;, schooner C. C. vt'herum, moored
alongside the pier, and stove a hole ten
feet long 1p h*r starboard side. The crash
pent the crew of the schooner scurryingjto
ht>r deck, badly irightened. bi]t mm the hoi"
was above the -water line the sciioorier did
not Fink. Trie dainag^ don* 5 by tbr flr«s
aniiunt'd to out |200.
The blaze started in tb p hayloft of a
Ftable at Xo. i>32 West 4 4th street thortly
after S o'clock, and since it -was within
tli^ dannc-r sone The tir^boa* sf'aTn^d up
tj,c i tver in answer to •--..-■ As sh«)
attempted ■■■ warp Into th«» dock a cross
tin rent swung her around so swiftly that
it was imp"ss=ib!o to gain Bteerageway in
time to avrrl the collision.
BOY LEAVER HATR ON ROOF.
Young Truant Awakes to Find Head
Stuck Fast in Tar.
Francis '"le3r-. . of No. 151 fcasst uttti
Mreet. who is eight years old and an
habitual truant, lias been attending tho In
dustrial prhool in l'JSd street, near Second
avenue, wjhea »•«* pleased. Yesterday niorn-
Inr. Instead of going to school as Ms
mother ;.«?-• ■'.. "n" n went up on the roof
Of the building a» N". 171 East IQT.d street
and went.to deep.
in >He aftf>ni-»o!i se\eral ueraons living
on tie south s-iuV of tho street reported to
Patrolman I'razak. of the East sNtta street
■station, thft they could bm a boy** l^gs
waving ir. the air on the roof of '■•■ 1 "'
Vrazak went to the roof hi..' discovered
Francis Hint? on his back, his bead .-vcure
ly etcok. in fom.' taj that had been softmotl
by the rani trying to fre*' himself.
Dr. Fulton of Harlem Hospital, who soon
arrived, pent for a barber, and* Kranois
went h'-me later leaving a lot of his hair
behind li'ni on th«« roof.
WHERE ARE THE INSTRUMENTS?
Cow Chokes to Death Trying to Swal
- . low Rotch Balloon.
Am ji«.rM. Mas.'.. June 3. —One of >li- email
balloons ; recently sent up from - PfttsneM
for identlflc purposes by Professor Rotch,
«f th« Blue Hill* Observatory. ''«•« »•«•'
found at Dwight Station, near bare. When
found *b« balloon had been partly swul
lowed by it cow. which bad choked t<> death
lii her effort f to ?et It down. The Inrtni-
DTHif ««tori!panyins i ii. i...i|..0.: have ma*
i SSI t'ouiwl.
NKW-YOHK. SATURDAY, JUNE 4." 1910.-SIXTEEX PAGES.
W. C. PROCTER MAY .
RENEW HIS BIG GIFT
Report That His Offer of $500,
000 to Princeton Will Be
FOLLOWS WYMAN BEQUEST
The Nnn. Accept?, rirp of First:
Present for Graduate School
Caused a Long. Bitter
Follow mc Ihe announcement, that by |
thr wrfli of haa^ C. Wyman. of Salem, j
Mass.. practically his pntir«* estate, esti- !
mated at from £2.000.800 to $»jy»ort.OOi«. |
was left to >»rinceton Tniversity for its \
Graduate Scnool. it was reported yes- i
terday that William ('.Kiper Procter, of
Cincinnati, would renew his offer of
S.-><»o.<i»>o for the same purpose, which '
would mean an addition of $1,000,<>«<o to !
the university's endowment.
Mr. Procter's original offer, was mad a [
a little morn than a year aco. He laid !
dt.wn two conditions: Fi'-st. that a shn
ilar amount of money should be raised
before May 1 of this year, and second, j
that a site satisfactory to him should
be chosen instead of th<- one which had
already been decided upon.
He withdrew his offer early in February :
after a marked divergence of opinion :
over the proposed school had been shown
and the whole university policy had be- j
come involved in the acceptance. At j
that time the university authorities .
made public the difficulties; involved, and j
Mr. Procter gave the reasons which
prompted him to withdraw his gift.
Graduate School Plan.
Moses Taylor Pyne, chairman of the j
graduate school committee of the board |
of trustees, issued a statement in behalf J
of the university. Be\en years ago. he
5 a plan for a graduate school had !
been proposed and approved by his com- i
:nittee and published under the authority j
of President Wilson. Later this state
ment of the plan was repeatedly reaf
j firmed by the president and never que.<- .
tioned until Mr. Procter's gift had been
accepted, in October. 1909. There never
had been any other plan for a graduate
school at Prince ton. Mr. Pyne said, and
Mr. Procter, who was graduated from j
Princeton in 1883, became interested In I
the project and entirely unsolicited made
his offer of half a million dollars to as- j
sist in carrying out the scheme. Whiit j
followed Mr. Pyne summed up in these |
••From the start his generosity has met j
with such an extraordinary reception, his |
motives have been so misconstrued, his >
patience lias been so sorely tried, that
self-respect has at last demanded the ,
withdrawal of hie princely gift."
Mr, Procter wrote to Thomas D. Jones, j
chairman of the trustees' committee ap
polnted to report to the board what Mr.
Procter';-- wishes in the matter were, part
"The reception of my offer by the pres
ident and his associates ha-s not been
such as to promise the usefulness which
I had hoped to secure by my proposed
prift. and I therefore beg leave to with
The Big Wyman Gift.
I^ess than four months later came the
news that Princeton had become prac
tically the sole legatee of Isaac C.
Wyman, who had been graduated from
th' university in 1848. The will set
forth that tho gift was made as a
memorial of "lasting affection" for his
alma* mater He gave almost absolute
power to the trustees, one of whom is
Dean Andrew F. West of Princeton, to
dispose of the estate for the benefit of
th> Princeton Graduate School.
The will contains the proviso that the
estate i*> devoted in whole or in part.
"as the trustees may decide, to the
Princeton Graduate School, to maintain,
develop or assist it in any way that will
increase Its power and usefulness."
RACING WAR TN NEW ORLEANS
Effort? to Revive the Sport Opposed by
, the Catholic Church.
!V- Telegraph to The Tribune. !
New «_«rlcan£. June ".-Church and State
}i O --*> ..in. Into ..-«jnfli'~t following the sys
texnatic efforts "of New Orleans politicians
and influential business interests to restore
hor?«T racing "■ this city, after the sport
has been un«l<*r th. ban of the la* for two
Archbishop James 11. Blcnk. In an otti
cial oommunieatiori. to-day • called on all
faithful Catholics to "ripe in their might
and indignation f> gainst the perpetuation of
this conteinp!aT*i] crime against our chil
dren, our homes and everything else worth
living: and striving for."
Archbishop Blenk declares that .-loan rae
inr is Impossible^
CANADA STOCKS IN DEMAND
William Mackenzie Places Over $40,
000,000 Worth in London.
[By T»i»rraph to Th* Triban-. 1
Toronto, June 3^— William Mackenzie.,
pref-ixlent^ of tfie (.'anadiatt Northern, re
turned to-day from Kngland with over $40.
000.000 distributed as follows: Canadian
Northern debentures, H.M0.400; Canadian
Northern Railroad steamship subsidies,
S3.OOQ.tiGO; Winnipeg Street Railway Develop
ment, ?;.'•-" " Western Canada Lumber
Company, fIJSHJtt&; Dunsmulr Collieries.
114.000,000; Braxan Coal Fields, Alberta,
16,000,000; Dulutli, Winnipeg & Pacific Kail
"Canadian Kecurities seem tome to be just
as popular a» ever in Uondsn," said Mr.
CONTRACTOR FATALLY HURT"
Automobile Hits Side of Bridge at
Chenango Forks, N. Y.
(By Telegraph to Th«« Tribune)
Binsrliarnton. N. V.. June 3.— Word of an
automobile accident a< Chenango. Falls
twelve mil's iiorth-of this city, reached hern
late to-nigbt. A Mr. Pitou. of the firm of
Creeden a Bltou, road contractors, i:- re
ported fatally injured. Th« car struck the
■Me Of a bridge, throwing Mr. Pitoti Into
tj.e planking. Physicians and nurses have
b«-en summoned from here.
«1<»0 TO ST. LOUiS'AND RETURN via
*1," Shore P.. R.: JTJ.4O via New York
.Vntral. g..lrts June S. I. Ji and »> Hnal
return limit Jane 1$ "Phone •»31»> Madison.
STKIKT CLEANERS PARADE IN FIFTH A\ X
MAYOR GAVNOR AND COMMISSIONER EDWARDS IN THE REVIEWING
An account of the "White Wings'" annual parade will be found on Page 5.
'SYRIAN'S DOUBLE UfE
Used Federal Job to Help Forge
and Cash Checks.
FINALLY SENT TO PRISON
Government Authorities and
Business Men Unite in At
tempt to Win Leniency.
The story of a double life was revealed
in General Sessions yesterday, when
Selim Ohaziil. a prominent Syrian, of
No. ij&Qo 16th street. Brooklyn, and at
one time an agent of the United States
Treasury Department, pleaded guilty W
forgery, and was sentenced to state
prison for not less than three and not
more than six years.
Judge Cram, who imposed sentence,
was flooded with letters from govern
ment officials and prominent business
men. including Win f rod T. Demson. As
sistant I'nited States Attorney; Joseph
W. 'vVheatley. Collector of Customs at
Galveston. and Bishop Raphael of the
Syrian-Greek Orthodox Church, in the
diocese of Brooklyn, asking for judicial
According tc> the Assistant District
Attorney. Mr. Delehanty, Ghasal, while
posing as a reputable business man.
taking an active part in th^ sodal af
fairs of his countrymen and maintaining
his family comfortably, has been obtain
ing moat of bJa Income from forgeries
and fraudulent schemes of which Syrian
and Greek merchants wen the victims.
Was Arrested in 1908.
When arrested on the specific charge
of forging and uttering checks against
accounts of the Greek and Syrian
Grocery and Liquor Company, of No. 71
Washington street; Ghazal was appar
ently unruffled. He recalled that be was
free* in 1J)OS when Farjalla. Araktounji
§ iv... la«:e importers, caused his arrest
on the charge of altering a bill of lading
and invoice by which be fraudulently
obtained several hundred dollars, as they
Although an indictment for forgery
was found against him. at that time, it
.was pigeonholed by District Attorney
Jerome because government officials said
that Ghazal had been instrumental in
uncovering customs frauds in lace im
portations in which Araktounji was al
leged to have been involved.
Mr. Delehanty said <Jhazal had taken
advantage of ■ confidential place in the
Greek and Syrian Grocery and Liquor
Company, where he had access to the
books, to get some of the firm's checks,
which he was forging .and spreading
broadcast at the time of his arrest.
Using his connection with the govern
ment, it was charged, lie intimidated
merchants upon whom he passed the
cheeks when they threatened exposure.
When arrested he had one of the checks,
drawn for $.». in his pocket.
After ' his arrest complaints of other
offences by him poured into the District
Attorney's office. They 'covered crimes
of all sorts.
When confronted with the complaints
and told that the old indictment of 1908
might be revived, Ghazal broke down
and pleaded guilty yesterday to forgery
in the second degree.
LITERALLY ATE HIS WORDS
Now Aggrieved Editor Wants $10,000
for tho Meal
Itussellville. air.. June 3.— R. i. Page, jr..
of lied Bay. has brought suit for $10,00"
damages against C. W. Weir and others, of
Quitman, Miss. Page alleges that be was
editor of 'The Quitman. Globe," and that
when he published an account of a dance
in that city ■ number of citizens callej
upon bun. clipped the. article from "'
paper anil forced. him to eat it. He alleges
they then Mads him leave town, wherefore
he seeks darnagea.
All through rail tU-kets between New York
and Albany acveyttU un Day Uut steamers.
RHDY RIDERTP IN AIR
Hamilton Chases a Scared Pup
and Destroys Stability of Horse.
HE'S A REAL AERIAL JESTER
Mother Tells About His First
Flight with an Umbrella
from a Barn.
Charles K. Hamilton, the red-hjure4
ready rider of the aeroplane, was in the
iiir above a.nd about Mineoia yesterday
afternoon a total of thirty-nine minutes,
twenty-three and tltrae-fifth seconds,
and travelled approximately thirty-rive
1 miles, not counting his numerous drops
to within eight and ten feet of earth and
Be made two flights. The first, at 5:40
o'clock, lasted six minutes and 17 sec
onds. Th» j s»- wen consumed by the
foremost heavier-than-air <-omedian in
circling the field, chasing a panic
stricken black pup that tried to go fifty
miles an hour, diving toward th^> auto
mobile spectators in sort) a danng man
ner that smelling salts were at a pre
mium, in turn, and generally enthrall
ing and convulsing th>- crowd as no
aviator in the East has ever tried to do.
The wind was from the northwest,
and was blowing at the rate of ten miles
\an hour. Asked about it, Hamilton
"I didn't know it was here; is it^ I've
flown in ■ forty-mile wind in the West."
His Mother Sees Flight.
His mother had never seen "Charley"
fly in an aeroplane, so she came down
from Her home at New Britain. Conn-,
and listened whil* 1 a lot. of reporters ex
plained to her how proud she ought to
be of her boy. : .
"I've always been proud of him." she
said "He's my only child, and I've al
ways felt he was a rising son."
•'When did he first evince an interest
in aeronautics?" she was asked.
"When his first tooth cam*? I think,**
she replied. And when he was nine
years old be made his first descent from
our barn, carrying ray best umbrella as
a parachute. The ribs of the umbrella
were stout or his neck might have been
broken. I've never used the umbrella
since: its still inside out. I think" more
of it than Charley does of his aeroplane"
"Do you think your son has any sense
"I don't think so. and I believe he got
some of that from his mother. I have
never known fear myself."
The aviator's wife was also' present
yesterday. She. said she never "was
afraid when her husband flew, but she
hated to see him written up in the. news
papers as possessing: "a hawklike pro
file.' She comes from Bridgeport. Conn.
The second flight by Mr. Hamilton was
begun about <> o'clock, and lasted 33 min
utes and 6 3-5 seconds. During that time
the lightweight heavie -than-air expert
delivered a straight jab off to the right,
and followed it up with a quick left hook,
went hack to his corner, and then made
an uppercut from the centre of the green
arena. He made a feint for the four
logs of the horse of Egerton L. Winthrop,
jr.. president of the Board of Education,
but did not land. Mr. Winthrop's horse
saw it was coming and sat down, willing
to take the count.
Hamilton combines beauty and daring
I with hearty laughter, when he flies.
i Yesterday, on the last flight, he visited
Hicksville and Farmlngdale. five or six
miles to the. eastward of Mineola. re
turned to the Hempatead plains and cir
j cled many times at altitudes of from
four hundred to eight hundred feet, un
expectedly grazing sheds and telegraph
wires; and then started off to thf west
ward. where he looked down upon the
I church spires of ; Garden City and re
; turned by way of the postofliee at Mm-
: ola. Short turns, long s turn*, gentle
waves and tive hundred feet drops to
about the height of a matt, followed each
other with marvellously ' dramatic cr
1 ' ' ' ' '* BfBBBBI un •nuud vv I**1 **- *
• I'RM X ONE CENT
-bully:" says MR. TAFT
Passage of Railroad Bill De
lights the President
Detroit. June 3.— President Taft was
attending the dinner si the Detroit
Board of Commerce here to-nicht when
he heard that the Senate had finally
passed the railroad bin. and h» made no
concealment of his pleasure. The bulle
tin^ was handed to him at the speakers'
The President clapped his hand?.
,"Bully!, "Bully! Bully!'* he exclaimed.
Then, turning to Senators Burrows
and William Alden Smith and Repre
sentative Den by. who were seated near
him. the President told them the news.
Mutual congratulations followed.
PERKINS MAKING PEACE
Forces Railroad Presidents to
Confer with Shippers.
Chicago. June S. — After two days of
effort in Chicago. George W. Perkins, of
J. P. Morgan & Co.. of New York. who.
it is said, was sent here to smooth over
the trouble between the railroads and the
shippers, started for the East to-night,
havinjr induced the shippers to meet
Western railroad presidents in confer
ence next Tuesday.
Mr Perkins adod as the «.pokesman of
the banker*, it is said. mi<l forced the
railroad presidents to ask Ckc eosjfSTCStt*.
He told the prpsid^nts. it is said, that it
-would do no good to talk panic, and in
sl-sted that they must confer with the
shippers and try t-. settle th*>ir differ
To th*» manufacturers Mr Perkins said,
ft Is reported, that the railroads were be
ing pushed too far. and that the financial
situation was exceedingly grave on ac
count of th« attitude the government is
taking toward Che railroads
RUSSIAN AERONAUT DYING
Wrigkl Machine Wrecked in
Descent — Popoff's Injuries.
St Pptprsbure. JuM 3. — M Popoff.
who hold? thf post of mstnictor of avia
tion in the arm', was probably fatally
injured in an aeroplane accident at
Gatchina Is iiaj He was mancpuvring
a Wright machine for th*» Ministry of
War. and ha.i flown su< -i-e'ssfully Csf S
quarter of an hour. In descending th"
srrnplnar struck an elevation on th*»
gr->u id and was wrecked. The aeronaut
was thrown OBJt Bhl chest and thigh
were broken and he waa badly injured
about the head Doubts for hi 3 recovery
are entertained. M. Popoff is the
pioneer in aviation in Russia.
BANDITS ATTACK RANCHES
Three Men Killed and 54,000
Stolen in Oaxaca.
Minimi Cttjr, Junp .".. — News of an at
tack by eighteen bandits, headed by the
famous Bantanon. rt n the Hacienda B»'l!a
Vista on the southeast part of Oaxaca.
readied he»a to-day. The manager >f
the hacienda. Roberto Voight. and two
native employes were Uilled.
Voight was bound and maltreated.
After looting the house the banaits
p rooeei lid to thp Hacjpntla la Pomona.,
and with revolvers forced the manager.
iluiikrmo <"fuin«« a r. t.> turn onrer i^4, •••••►
to them. Two other haciendas were alsi>
attacked. ObbMW at once started in
pursuit uf thf band.
FALL KILLS HORSEWOMAN
Daughter of New Haven Clergy
man Thrown from Carriage.
New Haven. June 3.— Miss Marion
Mossman. a graduate of Vassar College
in the .lass of '01. and daughter of the
Rev. W. D. . Mossman. general super
intendent of the City Missionary As
sociation, was instantly killed at Guil
ford ; to-night by being thrown from a
Miss Mossman was on her way to th*
family summer home at Madison, when
the horse she was driving became fright
ened, throwing her out. her head strik
ing -a stone, crushing th*» skull. Miss
Mossman was a skilled horsewoman, and
had exhibited the horse she was driving
at the state horse shows. At Vassar
she was especially prominent in ath
letics. She was twenty-nine years «Md,
and leaves her father and two sisters.
'PHONE FORCES CONFESSION
Thieves , Caught with the Goods
Can't Deny Inventory. -
By an odd coincidence last njght. while
a man was telephoning to Brooklyn Po
lice Headquarters that his house had
been robbed the thieves were beins
searched in the same building.
Detectives Neggersmith and Manning.
of the Brooklyn Detective Bureau, had
their suspicions aroused by the actions
of two men. who wars visiting the pawn
shops in lower Myrtle avenue, and de
cided to 'arrest them. They said they
were Edward Jones, of No. 51 Fulton
street, 'and William O'Rourke. of H 10lJ
Jones had in his pockets a gold stick
pin. ( a pair of gold mounted pearl cuff
buttons, a pedometer, a signet ring, a
pair • f opera, glasses, a gold fob and
chain, a silver watch, a gold bracelet
and gold locket. A search of O'Rourkc
brought out a cold neck chain, a cold
ring, a gold stickpin and a pearl brooch.
The prisoners were about to be locke«l
up as suspicious persons, when the lieu
tenant's telephone rang. It was Edwin
Domingo, of No. H - » ; Benedict avenue,
Woodhaven. who said that during th«»
afternoon his home had been robbed of
some valuable jewels. His description
of the articles missing covered those In
the possession of Jones and O'Rourke.
who then confessed that they had taken
them. Mr. Domingo said that several
of the jewels belonged to Miss Annie
Gruemer and Miss Gertrude Batch.
guests at his home.
WEATHER WORRIED VETERAN
So He Killed Himself with His Old
Army Revolver. \
Ptttsburg. June 3. -Suffering from melan
cholia, said .o have been brought on by
unsettled .weather conditions. George Stev
enson, aged s«venty-ei»ht year*, snot and
killed himself Jo-day with an old army re-«
volver he carried through the Civil War.
Steveuson was one of the pioneer cual
operator* of th« YousMosbeny Valley.
EUKWMIBB TWO (T.NT-
All R-'-r r ~-
FINAL BALLOT 50 TO 12
Republican Leaders in Complete
Control — No Amendment to
Which They Objected
[From The Trfhune Bureau. \
Washington. June S. — The administra*
tion bill. creating: a Court of Cbsjssjssbsj
and otherwise strengthening the inter
state commerce act passed the Senate at
10 o'clock tonight by a vote of 50 to t£.
AH th» negative votes wen cast by Dem
ocrats. Six Democrats — Senators Cham
berlain, clay. Gore. Paynter. Simmon*
and Stone — voted" for th*» bill. The twerv*
votes recorded against the bill w»r» cast
by Senators Bac^n. Fletcher. Frazier.
Hughes, Money. KoWlssjdJa Percy. Pur
cell. Kayner. Shiv^ly. Smith, of Mary
land, and Smith, of South Carolina. At a
party conference this morntns; th»» Demo
crats were unable to reach any agreement
and it was decided that they would vot»
as they pleased on th« final passage of
The vote to-night ram* 1 after*a contin
uous session of ten hours. Some forty
or fifty amendments wer» offered th>«
afternoon and to-night, but no amend
ment of Importance was adopted- TH*
Republican leaders were in absolute com
mand of th«» situation, although on sev
eral amendment? they had few votes to
spare. It was expected that a final vot^
would be taken late this afternoon, ';»
at the eleventh hour Senator La Folletf*
offered about a dozen amendments and
demanded a rollcall on each of them-
End of.the Long Contest-
It was after 8 o'clock when the bill wa.*
reported to the Senate from the commit
tee of th«» whole. Soon thereafter th<9
galleries began to fill, and the large au
dience excited the oratorical fervor of
Senators who have been talking on th«
railroad question for eleven weeks. Sen
ator La Follette reserved his forensic
blast until the end. and closed the debate
with a dramatic effort in which he at
tacked the administration and declared
that the insurgents and the Democrat*
were responsible for practically a!! the
good features in the bill. He announce i
his purpose to vote for the bill, but said
it was enly * small concession to the de
mand si the country for proper recos
i.it ion of interstate carriers.
Wisib the final vote on the bill W»*
announced an effort was made to ha
the statehood bill made the unfinished
business. Senator Nelson wanted th»
conservation bill taken up before th*
statehood bill. In the mitiat of
wrangle regarding: procedure Senator
Kean moved an adjournment. This was
carried. 9 to -•">. adjournment bein?
taken until Monday.
The closing hours of the debate to
night were enlivened by the antics of
one of the insurgent Senators, who. oat
side of Washington, is regarded as ■*■
paragon of virtue. He had imbibed to«>
freely of the flowing bowl, and insisted
on making a speech. It was with th»
greatest difficulty that his colleague
were able to keep him under reasonable
As soon as the bill was reported to th*
Senate, after a final effort was made by
the Democrats to eliminate the section*
authorizing- the creation of a court *>'
commerce, it was announced that -with
these sections stricken out all the minor
ity Senators would vote for the bill.
Senator Bacon's motion to strike out th*
commerce court sections was defeated.
3S to — '- Six Republicans — Senator*
Beveridge. Borah. Bristow. Clapp. Dol
liver and La Follette— voted for th«
Debate reased at &:7S* ©Vl6»"k. when
Senator EDdSBH chairman si the inter
state Commerce mlliirasaj moved tr »
take up the hill which was passed ft 9
the House, and. after striking out th»
body of that measure, to substitute th*
matter agreed on by the Senate. In
that form the hill -was voted or and
passed. It will now go to conference.
La Follette Amendments Last.
Senator La Follette presented a lane*
number Of amendments, the most 'm
portant of which provided that no per
son interested in B railroad crnnpam'
»hall be appointed to the Court of Com
merce and substituting the Snprem*
Court as a body for th*' Chief Justice 1-s
designating Circuit Court Judges for
service in the Commerce Court. Th»
w*r<» lost. the former by a vote of 2? t.>
32 and the latter by tS to 23.
Both amendments aroused sharp criti
cism. Speaking on th*» provision SUP
planting MM Chief Justice. Mr Carter
declared that the reflection on that offi
cial was such that "John Jay and John
Marshall might well turn in their grav#s"
!f they could be made aware or the svjs;
Mr Hale made an impassioned pro
test against the amendment, lie inter
preted it a* a reflection on the prwssait
The amendment was defended by Sen
ators Bacon. Bailey and Gore, who de
clared that ft dealt with the ori. and
not with any man.
Mr. La PMaißßi also presented an
amendment providln-r tor the fuller
equipment of the Interstate Commerce
Commission with the view to furnishing
means for the. transaction of the fn
creased business which will result from
the new law. His amendment contem
plated the creation of four districts. «ach
to be presided over by a commission of
three men. with salaries of $£.000 each.
The amendment was briefly debated, an-l
was voted down without a roilcaM.
Seeking to prohibit the continuous
service of train employes for more than
fourteen. Hours. Mr La Follette present
ed an amendment which was defeated
by a vote of 5* to 31.
Mr New lands proposed an amendment
instructing^ the Interstate Commerce
Commiaslun to Investigate th* BBttresjt-
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