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jo Shift Scene of Aerial En
deavor from Garden City
to Harbor Now.
Aence He's Off to Philadelphia
in the Morning." if Wind
and Weather Allow —
Extend Return Trip.
ajaassasa will shift the scene to-day
Ijgu Garden City and perform his mar
* Co f the air at Governor's Island, in

d o f over the Hempstead Plains,
weat&f perxaitas*. he promises his
iareit^ glide ar.d dip of death as soon
after coon as possible. In plain view of all
«-to say crowd the Battery wall.
For to-morrow he ha* ether plans to
•ftcriS" the earth dwellers on his return
gBJ the Philadelphia flight. The 021-
SjJaaflhig w " ! ** at Governor's Island,
hat if "* 5 engine is working: welJ he will
' BsafeW OP the North River to Grant's
t^sb and there Indulge in a few pas- j
*£acs of the air before returning to the
That is «n he has announced as an
extra on the bin, but his representative
& ys ttat Hamilton will go out for the
endurance record and the long distance
record, if conditions are anything like
riefct He may try to continue on up
tie river to Pouphkeepsie or Albany if
&c machine is in good trim after the j
return journey from the home of the j
isaarfstasd Quakers.
The spectacle maker did not go over to
Xiccg Island to fly yesterday. He was
v-ey all day making his plans for the
ptHadeipliia flight- The mechanicians
Trere busy under orders by telephone,
ird st ? o'clock Hamilton, frightened by
a demand that he apeak before the
Aeronautical Society, took the train for
|ajteo City.
At 3 o'clock this morning the aero
plane will start for Governor's Island,
tsr tie air route if the weather permits.
" fry ordinary roads if needs must.
May Fly ■- Scene of Start.
Hamilton hopes to fly from Garden
City to S<;a Cliff, -where the aeroplane
Till be taken or. a fiat boat nd towed
t» Governor s Island. A tent has been
«*; v? for 5t there next to the right
gzi. where the Curtiss machine Is
cared. The rest of the morning will be
i fpfct m going over all the I' art and in
the afternoon the machine will be tried
Ud?ES it rains or there is a wind
fcoa the south blow ing mur*- than twenty
mij«* an hour, the plans are now laid
lor a ctart for Philadelphia from Gov
frccr'e Island at 7 o'clock to-mnrrow
* aiming. If weather conditions will not
Mihil of a Eight to-morrow it will be
■tntn^td on Sunday, or jiostponed from
"far to day until the wind i? right.
The course will be across the Upper
,Bay and dox-.-n the Kill van Kull to
Ezabethport. Thence he will skirt
ES& of Elizabeth to South Elizabeth,
rtere he wii! pick up the special train
ever the Pennsylvania read, which is to
fui2* Mm on his course. The landing
pia?e iri:i be st Erie avenue and Hart
la» Philadelphia, about four and a
b£ rules from the City Hall. The re
tsstrip win be ov<=r the same route.
listtae of the start back from Phila
delphia »-i-l depend again on the weather,
fcr. hirSl h^girt ru>t later than - o'clock
fc tin; "afternoon. If a north wind of
cisiieraiie force should be reported as
fcfcl}" ry th<> Philadelphia weather •nan.
tfeent&iß trip may begin within half an
- iocr of tr.e landing.
Hope for Three Records.
B is hoped that three records may be
Mi en this flight. It will be the first
Ti-urd trip in an aeroj.lane between two
tagS cities, and it will be the first air-
Bjip *if rr.ad~ on scheduled time.
After tr- flight Hamilton will take his
=«±ine to Van Cortlandt Park, and
'^'"^ rrpeat h:s Garden City perform
«a?ts natfl time to start for Nashville
tokwp his engagement there m June I s .
C*P*«£in Thomas Baldwin was the only
ttfator who took his machine out of the
<&d at Garden City yesterday. Though
*** 'Ind vas blowing about twenty
er. hour, he made two circuits of
■« r«o mile course. The •wind was then
■ and his machine rucked bo badly
*•* n» case down. The flight was
Stfc at ar altitude of thirty feet. Dur
** tile morning he covered fourteen
Bt a height of fifty feet in calm
Alice Potter Would Fly
Chicago to New York.
r . J 2v "'•"rrarb tr The Tribune.]
MBr^* rj ' Ju "*" ' — MIM Alice Potter
g J?**? 1 * - n ti« 125.000 airship con-
-'oie .\v,. York to Chicago if the
S*^?* ot Th^ A^° Club delegates in
tt sviarors will be eligible for the
'•■& rar»>.
aJ^J E Plew ' vice-president of the
isKil? I!^n'--is. received a com
v'r".r aY ' on x °-tey from Miss Potter, in
ajv» •' Btat " £ th2l £hM is f --^ T to
t- "_ «« contest md wants to know if
*a p2? blt " Mr PWxv d^^res that
sictUt 6rH- iS v '"'' kno ' vri a £ an auto-
S?» w!"' having s.-t a r^ord in a
«an Ch;cr^ 0 to Now York.
1111 Ereaks Leg while Prcpar
; **€ for Reception.
3 , 1 h ' oTh< Tribune.]
?*&&& 'i-* * *— While placing the
recwi' " en:£ atK>ul th « house where
c Hi*M
-wkwy. a bnde-fject, tlipjK-d
h« right leg. The
*e<fiic* Uld proeeea «« to postpone
tar^ a en uroceeding wjlh the cere .
futsts JH** l 0 et Mary** Church, and
*"* ! «. j^?? th * brtde'a bane: where
*** uh SS a chalr « as th * kROt
5*M fc- -u^ 5^ Wfflia : ilhern.
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To-d«v. »hnwer«.
To-morro*. rlnnd.r: northra*t wind*.
The EtsSj 1 vernment ha? refused to
permit tbe New Fork liiilWf a 1 In to visit
Quietly Leaves London for Tramp
with Sir Edward Grey.
-President Will Join His
Family at Southampton, Sail
ing Thence To-day.
London. June 9. — Theodore Roosevelt's
brief visit to England, ending to-morrow
morning, though unfortunately coinciding
with the period of national mourning,
and for that reason shorn of much of
th» splendor -which would have accom
panied it under happier circumstances,
was nevertheless one of the most note
worthy foreign visits paid to Great Brit
ain's shores in recent years.
Nri foreign ruler or man of eminence
could have aroused more universal atten
tion, received a warmer welcome, or
achieved a greater popularity among
every class of society. It is true that
his i?trirtures on Egyptian affairs occa
sioned pol'"'-.*ai resentment in some quar
ters, but he left no rancor bel.ind. be
cause he was regarded as a privileged
guest in whom no unworthy or unfriend
ly motive could be suspected, and the
frankness of his utterances is taken as
a measure of the strength of the friend
ship binding the two nations.
The death of King Edward compelled
the curtailment of public demonstra
tions and entertainments projected in
his honor. Even at that he was unable
to accept half the invitations showered
upon him.
In characteristic fashion Mr. Roose
velt deprived Londoners of the oppor
tunity of giving him a send-off. Before
the people were aware of his intention
he had quietly left the city, not half a
dozen persons knowing the time Of the
manner of his departure.
It appears that Mr. Roosevelt com
plained that he had not had time to see
a hundredth part of the country. He
particularly wanted to walk through a
typical English countryside. Accord
ingly. Fir Edgard Grey, the Foreign Sec
retary, grave him a friendly challenge to
tramp through New Forest, a pictu
resque and romantic spot near South
ampton, full of geological and anti
quarian interest.
Sir Edward is a keen angler and deeply
interested in ornithology, and the two
started to-day on a long tramp through
the woods. It is believed that the expe
dition will be extended into the night
and that they will spend the night at an
inn. motoring into Southampton in the
morning, where Mr. Roosevelt will meet
his wife and family, who will go from
London to Southampton in a special car.
The ex- President had to decline the in
vitation of the Mayor of Southampton to
a public luncheon in his honor to-mor
row He also expressed regret at his
inability to lay the cornerstone of the
memorial to be erected on the spot
whence the Pilgrim Fathers sailed for
Among Mr. Roosevelt's travelling com
panions on the Kaiserin August Victoria
will be Baron Henry Speck yon Stern-
Lurg. nephew of the late German Am
ba«ador at Washington; Mrs. George W.
Vanderbilt and Joseph C Grew second
secretary of th* embassy at Berlin, and
Mrs. Grew. _
Two of the Victims, Sitting in
Grandstand, May Die.
Budapest. June 0.-Frey, the German
aeronaut, while making a flight here to
day lost control of his biplane, which
dashed into the grandstand. Six women
were injured, tWo of them probably
fatally. Frey ems not hurt.
The aviators Latham. Andree and
BiaJiovuci suffered similar accidents, but
all fell in the open ground- and no one
was Injured. 0
Aviator Loses Control of Machine
While Giving an Exhibition.
Worcester. England. June 9.-Whllo an
aviator was attempting an exhibition at the
agricultural anon here to-day his aeroplane
became unmanageable and swooped down
upon a crowd of spectators, killing one
woman and injuring several other persons.
The aviator was practically uninjured.
Chalons-sur-Marne. France. June 9.— A
new monoplane record was established to
da 1 " by Labouchere. who, carry.nj? two
ri££ en £ cr £ . made a flfcht of ten minutes.
Impresario, for Obvious Reasons,
May Not Cross Border of
Czar's Empire.
Son Has Not Heard of Exclusion
and Will Take No Steps
Until He Hears from
His Father.
St. Petersburg. June ».— Permission has
bfen refused to « <?• ar Hammentein, the
theatrical manager, of New York, to
visit Russia it was Mr. Hammerstem'a
original intention to e->me to St. F*. t.-rs
hurgr to secure Russian dancers.
William Hammerstein said at the
Victoria Theatre last night that he
hadn't heard of his father's exclusion
from Russia, and didn't know that he
had any intention of going there right
away, anyhow However, he said, until
he heard something more definite from
Paris he couldn't comment upon the
news in any particularly enlightening
fashiun. and he couldn't tell whether he
would take up the matter with the De
partment of State.
"Of course, my father is a Hebrew,"
he said, in answer to a question as to
his race, it having been suggested that
Oscar Hamm^rstein had denied that,
"and he's never been at all desirous of
denying or concealing it. "
New Yorkers are well acquainted with
the personality of the whimsical im
presario '»scar Hammerstein has been
active in the life of the city for many
years, and his peruliarities and also bis
activities in the world of music and enter
tainment are a wH] known story.
Ever since h*> came to this country in
I^'V; and worked as a cigarmaker he has
been making money. Not long after he
came over he established a trade journal
for the tobacco industry, and in 1868
began to write some comedies H<> went
extensively into Harlem r^al estate, is
which he mad* money, and he made a.
fortune from a patent for moulding
In the late 7<» he took the lease of the
old "Windsor Theatre, in the Bowery, and
ran it as a German playhouse. To the
Gel mania Theatre in 14th street he
:- ight Heinrich Conried, a young Ger
man actor and afterward his ereat rival
In thf- operatic war.
I- LBBO he built the Harlem Opera
House, and said afterward that he sunk
from $200,080 to $900,000 in ft. The
Harlem Music Hall, the Columbus Thea
tre, the Manhattan Music Hal!, which
was afterward Koster & Bials; the
Olympia. now the New York Theatre:
the Victoria, the Republic, afterward
Belasco's. were snmp of the theatres he
built before his final effort in this line,
the Manhattan Opera House in .'{4 th
He is more than sixty year? old now,
but ia still a fighter, and has furnished
as much good "copy" to the newspapers
through his eccentricities, as any other
man in New York. There were fights in
Urn r.,urts. and fights in the streets, and
fights in the newspapers Back In 18M
he hissed a singer in his own theatre
• - & Bial's), had a fight with the
manager :ind was taken to court.
while only a little over a year ago he
bad an encounter with OWo newspaper
reporters [n front of th^ Knirkorb-.rkt r
He said that at his failure in
' the Olympia he lost $50,000 to
d when lie turned over his
- t.i th»~- Metropolitan Opera Com
pany the other day he asserted that he
had lost about 1250,000 during th'- last
!?<■ called the Olympia "My
monument!' at the tim<- of his failure

Dur ng th< I >ng fight with the Metro
}•■ lit.-iii forces under the generalship of
<vnri- Hammerstein crit
icised th>- New York public very bitterly.
A* one time he said that a trip to th p
Manhattan < ►pera House meant about aa
much to them ;is a trip to Chinatown.
H* was constantly having trouble with
Hi? row? with Mary Gar
den are history of yesterday. He .^wd
Florencio Constantino, a tenor, for
• for breaking a contract, and su^d
th- Metropolitan because he said he had
loaned Zenatello to them to take the
place of Caruso on a Western tour.
After annual threats to get out of
opera here and in Philadelphia — at one
time a lawyer in Philadelphia said that
his client. Mr Hammerstein, had "brain
storm" — he sold his interests recently to
Edward T Stotesbury. of Philadelphia,
whereby th^ latter became the owner of
the Philadelphia Opera Hou:-e and a di
rtctor of the Metropolitan The price
paid was said to have been $1,000,000.
Hammerstein said as late as la.^t \>~
cember that be wai not 'broke.' but that
ir.stp.id be bad $3,000,000
Organized Search for Alleged Illegal
Residents in Smolensk.
St. Petersburg. June 9.— Further advices
were received here to-day telling of the
continuance of the organized search for
Jews illegally residing in the province of
Smolensk. The secret police made a house
to-house search in the village of Stado
litsch and its environs and seized eight
Hebrews. Others of th« race had received
■ timely warning and hastily fled by
train, abandoning their effects.
Detachments of police have been sent Into
three other districts, wrier* they are mak
ing similar canvasses. The Jews in Smo
lensk province had held their residence- by
virtue of regular payments to the police,
ho accordingly, possessed complete in
formation regarding them.
The official organ "Rnaali baa printed
a reassuring statement setting forth that
the government has not Bed new Instruc
tions retfiirdmg th* 1 Jewish question, but
has merely emphasized the necessity) that
.','„. laws ho observed. To this the "Rech,"
the organ <> fl " Russian Constitutional-
Democrats, replies in an editorial leader
that recent events speak for themselves.
The employment of the corrupt eecret
police is. the paper says, the culminating
act Of the government.
A , Prinret-.i:. Saturday. June n Bpeclaj
V . « Pennsylvania Railroad leave New
trains v |s r; . . A M an ( v .
\' rK thl rT, minutei I
O'Sullivan Refuses to Accept
Presentment by "White
Slave" Grand Jury.
Judg-s Insists on Knowing Char
acter of Report — Fore
man Refuses to
Divulge It.
The main object, gentlemen, which I
desire you to keep in mind throughout
your Investigation is the uncovering not
alone of isolated offences but of an or
ganization, if any such exists, for a
traffic in the bodit;; of women. You
should make your Investigations suf
ficiently broad to cover not only pres
ent condltli ns but also conditions exist
ing in the past, within the star ate of
I chargi you that it la your duty to
pur.-ue this inquiry into every channel
open to you and to present to the court
the facts found by you. If in your in
▼estigation you find facts warranting In
dictment, it i.- your duty to present such
If organized traffic In women exists in
this city the law is adequate to end it
and punish the person.- engaged in it.
if such .traffic does not exist, your in
vestigation should put an end to sensa
tional slanders against the city of New-
Tho investigation of the so-called
white slave" traffi' in this city by the
grand jury of which John D. Rockefeller,
jr.. is foreman, was marked yesterday
by a heated controversy between Mr.
Rockefeller and Judge O'Sullivan. of
General Besaions, as to the acceptance
by the court of a presentment dealing
with the subject of the investigation.
District Attorney Whitman took part
in the discussion, during which Judge
O'Sullivan pounded his desk, and at one
time refused to permit Mr. Rockefeller
... 1011/
Judge O'Sullivan refused to accept the
document offered by Mr. Rockefeller un
til he had had an opportunity to ex
amine it. and adjourned the grand jury
for two weeks, in which interval he in
structed the foreman to confer with him.
|fr Rockefeller later headed a commit
tee of three from the grand jury, which
called upon Judge O'Sullivan in his
chambers, but refused to display the
presentment. It was reported that the
grand jury had unanimously \oted, after
the scene in court, to refuse to give the
presentment to Judge O'Sullivan except
in open court, as originally planned.
Presentment Kept Secret.
What the presentment contains is
known only to the jurors. District At
torney Whitman -aid last night that he
did not know its contents, but believed
Judge O'Sullivan had made a grave mis
take in refusing to receive the grand
jury's report of its findings. He referred
to Judge O*Snßlvan's charge last Janu
ary, when the grand jury began its in
In view of his instructions at tftal
time quoted above. Judge O'Sullivan'a
position caused considerable comment
aboul the Criminal Courts Building.
Th<- controversy began when the grand
jury filed into court and Mr. Rockefeller
said that it had finished its investiga
tion and sought to be discharged. Then
he offered the presentment, or report, of
its work. Judge O'Sullivan expressed
his surprise.
-The work whi.ii the grand jury has
been doing Is of such a nature." said
the Judge, "that the curt must under
stand, before It receives anything in the
nature of a presentment, something of
the character of that document."
He then ordered the grand jury to ad
journ for two weeks, and told Mr.
Rockefeller, as foreman, .-r a committee
of the grand Jury to confer with him or
District Attorney Whitman before the
acceptance of the presentment. Mr.
Whitman Interrupted to say that he
would not look at the presentment until
it had been filed.
No Right to Se« It. Says Whitman.
"I have no right to see it before it is
filed unless the grand jury instruct me
or ask me to see it." he said. "It can
be amended or expunged from the rec
ord only after it has t*en filed in the
manner prescribed by law. My sugges
tion would be that it be filed to-day."
-But it cannot be filed until it is ac
cepted." replied Judge O'Sullivan. 'and
I will not accept the document as a
presentment until I know Its contents.
"While there has been one line of in
vestigation submitted to this grand
Jury. I understand that it has gone off
into' different lines, investigating mat
ters of a kindred nature, but whether
they are relevant to the question sub
mitted the court does not know."
•Well. I want to make my position
, Uar." said Mr. Whitman. "With all re
spect to your honor, the only way that
you can examine this presentment,
which represents the deliberations of the
grand Jury, is to allow the presentment
to be filed
"I do not. understand that you have a
right to P ee it until it has been filed. The.
rations of the grand jury are sa
cred. When th* 1 presentment is filed,
then the court and the District Attorney
and the public have the right to know its
contents, and U*en I am willing to go
over it."
Judge O'Suliivan replied that he would
Insist upon knowing the nature of the
presentment before accepting it Mr.
Rockefeller refused to turn it over to
him or Indicate its contenta
"Will you allow the foreman to state,
your honor, that there has been no"
began NVf Rockefeller.
Shuts Off Mr. Rockefeller.
"1 will allow the foreman to state
nothing." Interrupted Judge <> Sullivan,
pounding his detk "His dutie.s as fore
man will not expire until two weeks
: • iy, at which time the court
< untinucd ou »ccuuJ yate. <
Who refused to accept the presentment
(Photo by Ro.:kwood.»
World's W. C. T. U. Convention
Ends with NoveJ Feature.
Glasgow, June 9. — At the closing meet
ing of the World's Woman's Christian
Temperance Union to-day on* 1 hundred
one-minute speeches were made, twenty
five of them by American delegates
Tbe. Queen Mother Alexandra sent a
t-i<-jrr>im of sympathy with the move
ment. The Countess of Carlisle and Mrs.
Stevens, president of the American
Woman's Christian Temperance Union,
W ere re-elected president and vice-pres
ident, respectively, of the unipn.
Philadelphia Physicians Use Ger
man Discovery.
[ By T°!erraph to Th*> Tribune ]
Philadelphia. June 9.— Cured of tetanus
by a new treatment used for the first
time in this city. John Smith, twelve
years old. was discharged from the West
Philadelphia Homoeopathic Hospital to
day. He was admitted to the hospital
eight weeks ago. and at that time it wa3
thought he could live only a few hours.
The treatment used in effecting the
cure is the discovery of a German physi
cian. It consists of injections of mag
nesium sulphate in conjunction with the
antitoxin treatment. These injections
are made into the spinal column, where
the fluid reaches the nerve centre, re
lieving the violent spasms which usually
cause death, ln the case of Smith forty
drops of magnesium sulphate were in-
Jected at a time, the dose being gradu
ally decreased.
Drs. Charles Fox and William C.
Pien c took • harge <>f the case and ad
ministered the magnesium sulphate.
King Georges Uncle to Succeed
Earl Grey as Governor General.
London. June 9—ln9 — In accordance with
the wish of the late King Edward, the
Duke of Connaught will succeed Earl
Grey as the Governor General of Can
ada, probably next spring. Earl Grey
sailed from Canada to-day.
The duke is first to make a visit t«
South Africa for the purpose of opening
the new Parliament.
The Duke of Connaught. brother of Kins:
Edward, has been frequently mentioned as
Ear! Grey's probable successor. The ap
pointment has been greatly desired by Ca
nadians on account of th* great social in
fluence of the duke. Then. too. the Con
servatives have looked on the possible ap
pointment as a distinct tightening of the
bond between the Dominion and the em
It had been said, however, that a man
who had declined a throne would hardly
care for a mere governor generalship. In
1&99 he and his son, Prince Arthur, re
nounced their claims to the throne of Saxe-
Coburg and Goths in favor of the Duke of
Albany. In July of last ear the Duke of
Connaught retired from the inspector gen
eralship of the Mediterranean forces on the
ground of "the ineffective nature of the
work and the useless expense to the nation
Involved therein."
After this retirement the duke and his
family, consisting of the duehfßß and their
children. Prince Arthur and Princess Pa
tricia, went to East Africa on a shooting
expedition. The duke is sixty years old
and baa seen more than forty >ears of
service in the British army.
Amsterdam. N V . June 9 — Edward Put
nian, a farmer boy of mi allies n. who ttved
on a farm six miles from this ettjr, hanged
h hum 1 if with a strap from a tree this after
noon He was despondent over a love
50c. per case of 0 £la-ss stoppered bottles.
I Advt, • • -^.
The Caliph in First; Owner Un
able to Reach Sick Wife.
Atlantic City, Jun« !>.— Th^ power boat
Caliph, sailed by h<=r esysjsr, Vlee
modore M E. Bri&ham of th- V^ntnor
Yacht <"lub. of Atlantic City, passed the
finish line of the Havana ra' c off TottSß/a
Ojean Pi^r at 11: M o'cloci to-night.
Her speed for th^ distance — UM miles —
has been about eight knot?. Th
has run out to sea to lay to during the
night rather than chance pnterin? the
inlet in the heavy storm
An attempt is being mad" to flash sig
nals by Morse code informing Vlce-Com
n.odore Brigham of the serious illn«>p? of
his wife at their honv in Philadelphia.
An automobile is waiting h*re to rush
him to hi% home as s..on as he • an be
landed. BBorts are b-insr mad<=> to get a
volunteer crew to man the government
power boat to mak» th-* run to r h<=-
None of the otner thr^e boats in the
race has been sighted and it is believed
that the <"aliph will overcoass h^r time
allowance and win the n
Dr. It. "Walter < 'oulter. son-in-law of
Mr. Brigham. and the latt> r's two 50n.-\
Walter and Russell, left Philadelphia at
5 o'clock this afternoon in an automobile;
hoping to reach their father to-night and
g-t his '-onsent to an operation on Mrs.
Brigham. who is lying dangerously ii! in
Artist's Wife Strangely Missing
from New Jersey Home.
Vineiand. N. J., Jane it— One hundred
volunteers will start 00l at daylight to
morrow to search the swamps and fields
about this place for Mrs. Acnes Thomas,
who. it is feared, has perished in one of
them. The pence searched all day to
day without result.
Mrs. Thomas is the wife of James
Thomas, a scne painter, connected with
the Philadelphia theatres. He and his
wife have a bungalow in the woods near
Mr Thomas says his wife was not at
home whrn ho rcarhxri there on Monday
night She had been suffering from fail
ing eyesight for some tim-\ Her two
dogs, which were her constant compan
ions, were not at the bungalow. Mr
Thomas worried, but hoped his wife
safe in some farm house Tuesday th"
dogs returned. On Wednesday Mr.
Thomas and some friend? searched far
and wide, and to-day the auth
were asked to aid.
Three of Four Combatants
Wounded as Result of Politics.
Santiago, Cuba. June 9—A duel aris
ing out of political friction was fought
to-dky by Fernandez Guevara, presi
dent of the Conservative party in Santi
ago, and Wilfredo Albanese. a delegate
from Holguin. fiuevara wa
in the right arm.
Havana. June 9. — Colonel Manuel
Aranda and Francisco Martinez. Chief
of Police of Havana, fought a duel to
day with swords. Both were slightly
wounded. The duel was the out. .me of
charges made by Colonel Aranda o? eaar
ruption in the police for. a M.irtinez
has been suspended from duty
Attack a Ranch in Cuba and
Take Owner's Son for Ransom.
Havana. June o— Bandits under the
leadership of Innocent** Soijg. dias El
Guerrtllero. last night attacked the
ranch of Jesus Lopez, near Clssai >!e
Avila. Puerto Principe Province They
abducted Lopez's son and hu\ •
manded a ransom of $4.'H»' (or his re
El Guerrillero is a notorious desperado.
He was at one time a Havana police
man, and is a veteran of the last two
revolutions. He was released from
prison, where he was confined for rob
bery, under the amnesty act of 1909. of
which President Gomez has Just author
ized an extension. Rural guards are in
pursuit of the bandits
Berlin, June 9— Emperor William has re
ceived an autograph letter from President
Dtas of Mexico, asking him to accept the
grand cordon of the new instituted Or
der of the Mexican Eagle. His majesty ac-
Gi^icd the decoration In a cordial response.
In City of >ew V«rk. Jervy City and Hobokra.
Refuses to See Nsw York Con
gressman, Who Calls at
White House.
Cause of Rebuff Harrison 3
Attack on President and
Attorney General in
Glavis Case.
[From The Tribune Bureao-I
Washington. June 9.— President Taft
severely snubbed Representative Francis
Burton Harrison to-day, although no ons
would have been the wiser had not Mr.
Harrison imagined he had a grievance
and told his troubles to representatives
of the press. The reason for the »nub
was Mr. Harrison's attack on the Presi
dent and the Attorney General in con
nection with the opinion on the Glavt3
charges which Mr. kersham submit
ted to the President on September 11,
but the completed text of which he wrote
up at his convenience and dated as of
the day when it was delivered.
The occasion of the incident was the
appearance at the White House si a
delegation of prominent Hebrews, ac
companied by Representatives Gold
fogle. Keliher and Harrison. The
President received the delegation and
the first named Representatives, but
. when the time came for the visitors to
enter the President's ro< .1 Mr Harri
son was sent for by the secretary to the
j President, who explained that because of
the bad faith Mr. Harrison exhibited m
cennection with the Wickersham opinion
the President did not care to receive
him. Mr. Norton suggested, however,
. that Mr. Harrison could remain in the
secretary's office for a few minutes, and ■
1 then rejoin his friends, and no one would
ever know of the incident. To this Mr.
Harrison assented. When Mr. Harrison
returned to the Capitol, however, he de
cided to make the incident public A3
I Representative Goldfogle. who made the
; presentations, and Representative Keii
her. who accompanied the delegation, are
■ loth Democrats, there can be no sug
gestion of partisan discrimination in con
nection with the affair.
Mr. Harrison's Accusation.
At the time when the Attorney Gen
eral sent to the Ballinger-Pinchot in
vestigating committee the explanation of
the date of his opinion on the Glavta
charges. Mr. Harrison, it will be recalled,
gave t/> the pres3 a statement la which
he characterized the explanation a.- "a
confession" and charged the President
and the Attorney General with furnish
ing to Congress "misleading informa
as a member of Congress with numer
ous dealings with the government Mr..
Harrison knew, of course, that it is a
practice of everyday occurrence for the
law officers of the government to furnish
opinions verbally, cr in the rough, to re
duce them to writing at. their conveni
ence, and then to file or print the writ
ten opinion as of the date when it was
rendered, so that, in the estimation of
the President, there was no excuse for
the manifest attempt of the New York
i Representative to mislead the public
! and impugn the good faith of the Execu
tive and the Attorney General.
The appointment for the presentation
of the delegation # of Hebrews was
made by A' ting ' Secretary Forster £
some days ago, and when the Presi
dent approved the engagement he
was not advised that Mr. Harrison
expected to accompany Messrs. Keliher
and Goldfogle to the White House. The
; President is entirely tolerant of ordinary
efforts to make partisan campaign ma
' terial, but when such attempts go to
the length of that made by Representa-
I tive Harrison, and seek to take ad
; vantage of the natural ignorance of tha
: public of methods of long standing in
i the transaction of public business to ere
' ate a false and misleading impression
regarding the good faith of the Execu-
I tive and a member of his Cabinet. Mr.
Taft believes the bounds of decency have
1 been passed, and that those who stoop
to such expedients deserve no considera
tion at the White House.
As is well known, members of Congress
constantly make speeches, materially re
vise them and then cause the- to b«
! printed as of the day on which they were
first delivered, and even members of the
Supreme Court not infrequently, after
i reading their opinions in court, retain
j their notes for further revision, although
it has never been suggested that they
i should bear the date on which they are
! finally completed. The President and
members of the Cabinet are constantly
j acting, where expedition is important,
jon opinions delivered verbally or in
r»'«ugh notes, which are subsequently re
duced to printed or typewritten form,
i and filed as of the date on which they
were first rendered, and all of these
facts must have been known to Mr Har
rison, although they may not be familiar
to the general public.
Mr. Harrison was first quoted as having
declared that he could assign no reason
for the President's action. He said he
had made the engagement with the Pres
ident some ten days ago. and had received
no Intimation that his presence at the
White House was undesirable.
Secretary Norton's Explanation.
Secretary Norton at first was unwill
ing to discuss the incident in any way.
Later, when he was informed of the
positive statements made by Mr Harri
son, he told th? story of what happened.
He declared that the President had no
purpose of publicly humiliating the Con
gressman, as had been charged, and that
nothing would have been said regarding
the affair if Mr. Harrison himself had
not made the affair public. Mr. Norton
said It was. indeed, his understanding
that Mr. Harrison expressly desired that
nothing should be said.
Mr. Norton said that in the Congres
sional receiving hour this morning he
noticed Representatives Harrison. Gold
fogle and Keliher. with the party of
rabbis, at the head of the line awaiting
admission to the President's office He
spoke to all the members of the party,
.qj «*■ £mm Minutes later Uilormed thjk

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