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10 BAR FIGHT PICTURES
National Movement Started by
ACTION IN SEVERAL CITIES
Will Be Allowed Here. It Is Said,
but Not in Washington
Moving pictures of the Johnson -J*»f-
Msj fight probably will be prohibited in
nany of the larger cities of the country
through fear of the renewal of race bit
terness as well as a possible lowering
cit the moral lor- of the people.
This naeassl a heavy loss to the syndi
cate which purchased the rights to re
produce the fifrht. paying Jeffries $70,
005 and Johnson 550.000. They also
grave Rickard and Gleason each one
hixth interest in the pictures. It was
said the promoters expected to make
$1,009,000 In the next month.
The first places , in which the ban
were raised against the pictures wefe
Washington. Atlanta and Cincinnati.
The Board of Police Commissioners of
Baltimore -will ask the Mayor to forbid
the exhibition, and public sentiment in
St. Louis is so strongly against them
that a national movement is being start
ed there to prohibit all such shows.
The United Society of Christian En
deavor, which lias branches in every
city and town in the country as well as
In many foreign countries, has begun an
International campaign against the ex
Boston. J:;y B.— Declaring that Indepen
dence Day -was dishonored and made a dis
grace by a brutal prizefight, that the moral
sense of the nation was outraged, but that
this evil was nothing compared to the harm
which would be done by allowing children
end women to view the reproduction of the
Jfffries-Johnson fight by moving pictures,
ivilliam C Shaw, general secretary of the
I'nited Society of Christian Endeavor, for
mally announced to-night the beginning of
c campaign against the exhibition of these
pictures. The campaign will be taken up
by the branches of the Cnrlstlan Endeavor
Society In Europ* and Australia, and will
be in co-operation with the Individual ac
tion already begun In American cities.
Tolegrams calling special attention to the
race riots which have followed in the wake
of the fight were dispatched to-night to
Theodore Roosevelt. Governor Charles E.
Hughes and Mayor William J. Gaynor. of
New York, asking their co-operation in the
ttart of the movement for the suppression
of the flctures.
Mayor Fitzgerald of Boston will be asked
to prevent the exhibitions in Boston. In
a day or two telegrams will be sent to the
governors of every state in the Union
making a similar request.
TVaFhlnpton. July 5-— Moving pictures oT
the Jewries-Johnson fight may be barred
from the District of Columbia. Police j
Chief Sylvester has announced that he will
do h's utmost to prevenj the Sims from
btinp shown ben He fears a repetition
of the race riots which took place on the
streets yesterday when It became known
that the negro had won. .
The three commissioners who are the |
heads of the local government In the Dis
trict have the police chiefs recommenda
tion under consideration and expect to an
r".uric»r a decision to-morrow.
Major Sylvester ills attention to the
fact that the Association of Police Chiefs
at its last meeting at Birmingham, Ala-.
! adopted unanimously a resolution offered
by William A. Pinkerton. to the effect that
moving pictures which were of euch a
character as to tend to the increase of
crime corrupted ' public morals, and, as
Fuch, fhould be suppressed.
"The newspaper Kpotts from Reno yes- 1
terday plainly bring- the Johnson-Jeffries l
fight pictures within the scope of this ]
resolution." said Major Sylvester. "The
newspaper reports from other sections of
the country indicate beyond all qnestlanj
that race hatred SMS engendered by the [
mere bulletins concerning this affair. Such ;
occurrences are out of joint with the peace
and good order of the present day In this
country. Anything that tends to increase
race hatred or sectionalism has no place j
whatever in the affaJrs of the American
people, if •»« lix - e up to the spirit of to
Major Sylvester has already warned local
playhouses that their licenses will be re
voked if they permit the display of the
Baltimore. July s— Backed by the au
thority of tht- Board of Police mission
ers. Marshal Fsman will request Mayor
Mahool to prohibit the proposed exliibition
to Baltimore of the moving pictures of the
Jeffries-Johnson tight. The Mayor says
that, with formal complaint before him. be
will stop the pictures. Action by the po
hce commissioners was t;*-k<=Ti this morn
i: - ' rollowing the" suSmisslon by Marsnai
Farnan of reports showing the widespread
rioting all over the country, including: Bal
Marsha; Farnan s^id: "I am strongly
opposed to having moving pictures of \'-e
Jeftri^s-Johnvon right shown in Baltimore
We have a Jarge. colored population here,
and the exhibition of the pictures might
cause racial troubles."
(By Teiefrra;>h to Th* Tribune.}
Cincinnati. July 5. — The Johnson- Jeffries
fight pictures will not be shown in Cincin
nati, according to Mayor Schwab. He will
bar the pictures on the grounds that any
prlzefight is> Lad. and that this particular
right Is calculated to stir up race hatred.
"'I vfjll not allow the pictures of the John
son- Jeff ri*s fight to be shown in Cincin
nati."' said the Mayor to-day. "I cannot
fcli&re the opinion qf those who believe such
m.r. exhibitiou has any rood effect? in any
manner, even in promoting physical culture.
I do not think it -would '■>*- an elevating
thing to allow these tunes to be shown
in then picture theatres of our city,
and it would not be consistent to bar ssqr
actual fiirht and then allow a photographic
fEy I^l»gr«...r. to T>.e Tribuu*.]
Philadelphia. J'jly s.— Mayor Reyburn de
clared this afternoon that be would not
follow the action proposed by the authori
ties of other cities of prohibiting the pub
lic exhibition of motion pictures of the
Jeffries-Johnson prize fight.
"I shall take no step to prohibit the pict
ures." the Mayor declared, in reply to an
inquiry. "I *hall not anticipate a riot. In
other words, we will eimply spit en our
hands and take hold.'"
"•£- ffl.v Tele era; hto The Tribune]
Atlanta. July s.— The Jeffries-Johnson
ficht pictures will not be allowed on exhibi
tion in Atlanta. This was announced to
liight by Mayor Maddox and Carlos Ma
bon. chairman of the Police Commission.
who ,--.. a conference decided to have a
prohibitory ordinance introduced in Coun
cils to-morrow afternoon.
Their decision was hastened by the nar
row esccpe from ■ riot bar* last night.
when thousands of person* wtre kept In
order only through the promptest kind of
action by the police. Mayor Maddox be
lieves the pictures could serve no good pur
pose, bvt would only tend to cause racial
trouble. He said to-day that he. hoped the
CUM v.a* the last to b*- conducted la ISm
United States. it was unfortunate and
brutal, be declared-
UNCENSORED FIGHT FILMS
Board That Works with Manu
facturers Won't Be Consulted.
The board of censorship of programme*
of motion picture shows is not likely to he
consulted with regard to the moving pict
ures of the Johnson-Jeffries fight. John
Collier, chairman of the executive commit
tee, explained jresterday that the board
worked in connection with the manufact
urers of motion pictures, but this was a
"special" picture which would not be sub
mitted to them
"The public demand for thL«= picture is
likely to be such that it would probably
be of nttle use for us to try to interfere
anyhow." he said. "This film is not made In
the regular course of business by the man
ufacturers, but is ordered by some party
with whom we have no working agreement.
We have arranged to censor the ordinary
pictures shown at the- usual motion picture
shows. This picture, however, like that
of the arrival of ex-President Roosevelt,
will be shown at regular theatres, at least
for the first few weeks, and is not likely to
get into the regular motion picture houses
for some time.
"Of course, we have no absolute author
ity in the matter, and probably if we at
tempted to suppress such a film we would
come into conflict with persons who ordi
narily help us very much in our work of
trying to see that the usual pictures shown
are of a moral character. While the mem
bers of th* board would naturally be op
posed to such pictures, we will not. there
fore, be called upon to pass an opinion on
Mayor Gaynor said yesterday that he
would not take any measures to stop the
exhibitions of the pictures of the Johnson-
Jeffries prizefight, as the authorities of
Washington and Baltimore had done. He
said that the negro population In this city
was not so great as In the cities mentioned,
and that he had no more right to stop the
exhibitions of the pictures than he had to
stop the publication of the story of the
fight. He said that if a complaint was
made against any of the places where the
pictures were exhibited the only recourse
that the city had was to revoke the. license.
NEGRO DEAD AFTER RIOTS
Courts Work Overtime Follow
ing Johnson Victory Arrests.
The aftermath of the rioting due to the
victory of Johnson over Jeffries was one
man dead in this city, the negro popula
tion on Barren Island terrified and Intimi
dated regardless of consequences and po
lice courts working overtime to clear up
dockets in -which the negro and Caucasian
figured as the assarled and the aseailer.
George Crawford, a negro waiter, had
his head beaten in on Seventh avenue and
30th street just before dawn. The white
man who Aid the beating got away. Craw
ford was tfiken to the New York Hospital,
where he died not long after sunrise. The
police have no clew to his assailant.
Police reserves made periodical trips
across Jamaica Bay to Barren Island yes
terday and last night, each time on re
ports of the bloodiest kind of a riot. The
negroes were driven by the white popula
tion into the hut? they occupy, and the
champions of Johnson, armed, dared the
white men to drive them any further.
That was the usual way the police found
matters. On their last hurried trip they
made three arrests.
Mrs. Jeannette Chapman, a negro, was
arrested on a charge <>f theft made by a
former employer, who said that the woman
had stolen a silk dress. Mrs. Chapman
was found celebrating the Johnson victory,
and as she was v.earing a siik gown, she
brbs taker, to the station and was held for
trial by Magistrate Steinert.
Five women of Johnson's race were ar
ra'gned in the West Side court for over
celebrating the victory. Magistrate Cornell
had other cases to dispose of, but each
had its beginning in the victory or defeat
in Reno. The negro race, according to the
records of the courts, gt>t the worst of the
encounters, whether in the streets or in
AFTERMATH OF RIOTING
Negro Lynched in Houston — An
other Killed in Fight.
Houston. Tex.. July 5. — At Rodini. near
Corsicana, yesterday a negro entered the
home of "Hub" Bailey, a merchant, and.
brandishing c knife, threatened to assault
Mrs. Bailey, a bride of three months. She
grappied with him, took the weapon away
and forced th*> negro to take flight. Posses
caught the negro in Richland Creek Bot
tom to-day, and after he was identified
was hanged to a tree near by.
At Taylor. Tex., to-day two factions
among negroes engaged In a row over
"Jack" Johnson, with the result that George
Luck was shot and killed and three others
Philadelphia, July — More than one
hundred whites and blacks, some with
their heads bandaged, were arraigned be
fore police magistrates to-day. As a rule
they were released with a fine, but thos<~
more seriously involved in last night's ri'jt
were sent to the county prison for short
terms. No one was seriously hurt either
In the riots or in the hilarious celebrations
of Johnson's triumph at Reno.
Washington. July 6. — Fight "fans" to th*
number of 134 lined up in police court
to-day and paid fines, took suspended een
tfnees or went to jail. Caught in the po
lice drag net that was spread over the local
race riots were 102 others who escaped
trial by forfeiting bail.
In a race fight late last night Thomas
Mundle, an enlisted man of the United
States Marine Corps, had his throat cut
and is at the casualty hospital in a serious
condition. Another white man was found
unconscious from concussion of the brain
in Pennsylvania avenue after a free-for-all
figiit. Several others were reported severe
ly injured, but no fatalities have resulted.
Newport. R. I . July 3. — Twenty-four fist
fights took place between negroes and white
men as a result of Johnson's victory rt
Reno. In many instances white soldiers
from Fort Adams, who appear to have a
grudge against negroes, were th« aggres
Norfolk. Va . July 5. — Nearly a score of
white United States sailors were fined in
•' ■ police court to-day for assaults on ne
groes following th«" announcement of the
outcome of th* Johnson-Jeffries fight.
Pueblo. Col.. July — "Hex" Irwin and
J. H. Moore, white, wtre stabbed in the
back late last night in a riot between
whites and negroes in Bessemer City Park.
Twenty-five others mi both sides were
Slightly hurt. The trouble started over the
announcement of the result of the Jeffrie!--
Muskogee. Okla.. July 5.— H. B. Clement,
who says he Is a second cousin of John
L,. Sullivan, used a knife in attacking two
negroes last night, but was prevented by
the police from doing any damage. While
on the way to the police station he broke
tsese and attacked throe other negroes.
PASTOR "SEES" JOHNSON SHOT.
Paterson. N. J. July The Rev. Augus
tus Abb^r S. Solomar. who had a "vision"
on Friday night that Johnson would de
feat Jeffries at Reno, declared to-day that
be lias had a "double vision," one on Sun
day night end one last night, both times
the assassination of Johnson being fore
shadeewd. He saw the negro athlete speed
ing in an automobile. In which were also
seated two white persons. Suddenly a man
on the sidewalk fired a revolver at Johnson
fr< m the front, and then again from the
sect as the machine whizzed by, both
shot* taking effect.
NEW-YORK DAILY TKIBINE. WKPNESDAY. Jl'IA <*. tOIO.
THE ABKRNATHY BOYS
Who will go back to their Western home in an automobile, discarding their ponies.
42 DEAD. 2,484 INJURED
Lessened July Fourth Casualties
on Second Day's Count.
Chicago. July s.— Outside of New York,
Philadelphia and manufacturing towns of
New England. July 4. 1910. passed with
fewer casualties than in former years. In
Philadelphia, where the old style celebra
tion with deadly fireworks was not sup
posed to obtain. 483 persons were injured.
In the second day's count it was found
that New York had 4 dead and 97 injured.
as compared with 5 dead and 7S injured a
year ago. and 5 dead and 169 injured two
* Up to midnight there had been reported
for the whole country a total of 42 dead
and 2.454 injured, as compared with £! dead
and 3,246 injured at the same houq, a year
ago. and 72 dead and 2,736 injured at mid
night of the second .lay two years ago.
The gratifying decrease of 33 per cent in
the dead and injured is obtained outside of
New England, where the celebration ap
pears to have beer, as deadly as ever.
The total of 42 dead in 1910 includes
six who have died from lockjaw result
ing from blank cartridge wounds re
ceived in premature celebrations. A de
crease in the number of injured by toy
pistols and blank cartridges would indi
cate a smaller death rate from lockjaw this
LOS ANGELES TO BAR FIGHTS
Mayor of Jeffries 's Home City Takes
Los Angeles, July 5. -Mayor Alexander
sent a message to the City Council to-diy
urging an ordinance designed to prevent
"boxing bouts of every description in public.
"It may be all right to permit amateur
boxing contests in athletic dubs, where no
admission fee is charged." says the mes
saiie. "hut prize fighting as a business must
The legislative committee will meet to
morrow to consider an anti-fight measu-e
that will stop the four, six and ten round
affairs now permitted here.
••NO MORE PRIZEFIGHTS"
Game Has Been Killed as Clean Sport,
Says Governor Warner.
[By Telegraph to The Tribune.]
Detroit. July s.— "The last prizefight has
been fought, in my opinion," said Governor
Warner to-day. "The brutal contest at
Reno between the black stevedore and the
white boilermaker has sealed the doom of
the ring contest between humans. There
were only one or two states so backward
as to allow this Jeffries-Johnson fight, and
the coming elections will bring the better
element to the top, even in Nevada, I
"Prizefights create a maudlin sentiment,
particularly among the youth. Every boy
makes it his ambition to be a professional
pugilist when he reads a thrilling t story
of a big fight. Such a tight brings into
the limelight the riffraff of society, the
element that drove borse racing from the
list of clean sports."
FIGHT MAY LEAD TO REVIVAL
Colored Religious Meeting Stirred to
Intense Fervor by Johnson's Victory.
Hutchinsor.. Kan. July s.— Probably no
mor-- exciting scene could have been found
anywhere in the country as the news of
Johnson's victory came over the wires than
at the holiness camp meeting tent, where
more than a thousand negroes had gath
ered yesterday to pray for the black mans
The tent was packed long before the hour
when bulletins from the ringside could be
expected, and fervid individual and congre
gational praying and singing were indulged
in. As the repotrs began to come and it
was evident that Johnson had the better
of the argument the excitement of the con
gregation grew, and with the news of the
victory pandemonium broke loose.
The negroes were stirred up to an in
tense religious fervor and a great revival
meeting is predicted.
MOB SEEKS TO LYNCH SLAYER
Kills Fourth Man After Being Acquit
ted of Murdering Three Others.
Asbeville, N. <*.. July 5. A great crowd
has gathered at the county Jail, l>eiu upon
lynching J. B. Allison, wrho thia afternoon
kilied F ML McGhee.
Approaching his victim from the rear,
Allison, forty-rive years o!d, a former jan
itor at the city Hal), Bred five shots Into
the body «>f McGhee. driver ot the city
patrol uagon. every bullet laklny effect.
After bis victim had fallen, Allison beat
out licGhee'S brain.-, with a ten-pound ham
mer. Allison surrendered and w;:s placed
Acting on persistent rumors, the Sheriff
to-nigt.t requested the local company of
militia, which bad be* a out <.n drill prac
tice, to Btay out until midnight.
The killing, according to th>- prisoners
statement, was the o ;t. ome of a:, old quar
rel a nceming a woman. Allison has a rec
or-! of bavins killed three men, and In each
case was acquitted ••■, t*,,. ground of seif
NEGRO KILLS HOTEL MAN
Shot to Death When He Resists
Little Rock, Ark.. July 5.— A dispatch
from Georgetown. Ark., to-night reports
the killing at that place late to-day of
A. 1" Johnson, •< hotel proprietor, by a
negro. The negro was afterward run
down by a sheriff** posse and shot to
death when he resisted arrest.
MILLIONS LOST IN LUMBER FIRE.
Montreal, July LA dispatch from Am
prior, Ont., says firea last night and to
day destroyed lumber worth from (3,000,000
to $5,000,000 In the GUlies yards. The burned
area covers hall a square mile. The mill*
were saved after a. hard Bgfat.
HONOR OR, WASHINGTON
Negro Educator Well Received
Dover, Del., July 5 (Special).— Booker T.
Washington reached the climax of his two
days' tour among Delaware negroes yes
terday when he rode between applauding
throngs of citizens through the principal I
streets of Dover behind a bras? band com
posed of negro farmers. The Secretary of |
State. William H. Smithers. from the
veranda of the Richardson Hotel, intro
duced him to the crowd as "the greatest
man of his race and one of the greatest
men of any race." .^
Dr. Washington then preached the les
sons of thrift, sobriety and industry to the
blacks and justice and patience to the
whites in tneir contact with his race.
He has traversed the entire length of the
state and has brought together in at least
nine important towns the masses of the
negroes and the leading whites, including
the officials of nearly every community.
At each place he gave the same advice to
his people: "Let us be somebody and do
something." He did not forget to remind
his white hearers of the example they set
the negroes and that they should give them
The most notable feature of the trip has
been the effect it has had on ail the peo
ple of Delaware, black and white alike.
Governor Pennewill introduced him at a
Sunday afternoon mass meeting in the
largest theatre of Wilmington. Many other
officials and prominent citizens have hon
The methods employed by Dr. Washing
ton are no less Interesting than the results
he has achieved for his race. He was
early informed of the race situation in
every community, the shortcomings of the
negroes and the disadvantages under which
Dr. Washington announced at the outset
that he would be very frank and plain
with both whites and blacks. He asked
one of his audiences whether he should
consider Delaware North or South, as there
was some question in his mind and he
ought to know. The audience was con
vulsed with laughter by the ready wit of
an old negro, who said, "Ha'f ;tnd ha'f."
BLEACHED FLOUR JURY OUT
Misbranding- Charged in Federal
Kansas City, Mo., July s.— Judge Smith
McPherson finished his instructions to the
jury in the bleachtd flour cases in the
Federal Court to-day, and the jury went
out to-nigrht The jury will probably not
return a verdict before morning.
Judge McPherson in his charge to the
jury said that it was stated in the gov
ernment's petition that on April 1, 1910, the
Lexington Mill and Elevator Company, of
Lexington, Neb., shipped to B. C. Terry,
a pr";->-T at Castle, Mil. tii" sacks of flour.
This Hour was seized by the government.
It was charged that the flou: had been
treated by the Alsop process of bleaching,
which consists of thi generation by means
of electricity of nitrogen peroxide g;*s.
Judgt- McPherson said that the govern
ment charged that this process adulterated
the flour, because nitrites and nitrite react
ing material were mixed with the (lour: be
■ the gluten was impaired so as in
juriously to affct the bread making quali
ties of the flour, and that the bleaching
concealed its inferiority.
The government charged that the flour
seized was inferior to flour made from first
quality hard wheat, and that the Alsop
bleaching process gave it the appearance
of flour made from such wheat It was
charged that the flour was misbranded, in
that it was labelled as v fancy, patent flour
when it was not a patent flour.
Judge McPherson said thai the defend
ants in their answer admitted that the flour
was bleached by the Also;, process, but
denied that ii wu-s adulterated or mis
Judge McPherson said that i ( " the ,-vi
dence showed that nitrites or nitrite re
acting materials had been mixed with the
flour, the jury must find for the govern
"If bleaching makes i]<><;r appear better
than it really is, you must find tor the gov
ernment," said Judge McPherson.
Discussing the language of the pure food
statute, the judge sjM thai tne act did
not no "any added poison," hut "any
added poisonous" Ingredient constituted an
adulteration The word "poisonousV con
veyed a descriptive meaning, the jw!~.- said,
and was used In a qualitative and not a
quantitath •• sense.
TO MAKE NEaROES STAND
"White Man's Protective Association"'
Would Rule Pittsburg Car Seats.
fßy Telegraph to The Tribune. I
Pittsburg. July s.— Forty Pittsburgera
formed the "whlteman"i> protective asso
ciation" to-day as an aftermath of the
Jeffries-Johnson fight The avowed inten
tion of the organizers is to force negroes
to stand in streetcars should there be only
seats enough for white passengers. Most
of the organisers are former Southerners
who have become enraged over the manner
in which negroes remain seated In the cars
here, forcing white women to stand.
Just how the organizers purpose to carry
out their plan- la not known. Frank Maz
lett, a local business man, is promoter of
the movement. The courts will be asked to
grant a charter to the association.
WON'T NAME BABY JIM OR JACK.
Because Jeffries lost the fight yesterday
a Tuckahoe baby lacks a name. Charles
Gorman, the fatter planned to name the
child James Jeffries Qohnea if it proved to
be a boy. It was a boy all right, but when
he heard Jeffries had been defeated he di
elded t.i give the child some other name
"Rut you .-an bet your la.-t dollar, ' said
Mr Gorman yesterday, "I won't call that
young one Jack Johnson." ,
LITTLE RUNAWAY GIVES UP
From Argentine Republic Had
Been Sent to Military Academy.
SOUGHT SHIP TO GET HOME
Tired and Hungry, His Sobs Are
Heard by Good Samaritan in
Person of a Patrolman.
Roberto Gusto, fifteen years old. a native
of the Argentine Republic, pave himself
up to the police last night. According to
advices received on July 1 by the Children^
! Society of this city. Gusto ran away from
the Chamberlain Institute, a military acad
emy in Randolph, rattaraugus County,
At the Madison street station the lad told
the lieutenant In charge that he was hun
gry and had no money. He said he had run
away from the school In Randolph, where
he had been placed by his family, which, he
said, was prominent in Buenos Ayr**.
Police Headquarters was notified and De
tective Lanigan, of the Allen street branch,
took the boy to the Children's Society
rooms. There It was found that the insti
tute authorities had sent a telegram to the
society asking that a lookout be kept for
The boy told Detective Lanigan that he
was placed in the school three months ago
and that he had not been there very long
before he became homesick. He was very
anxious to see his mother again, he said.
He watched for an opportunity to steal
away from the school and make his way
to New York City, whence, he had been
told, sailing vessels departed for Argentina.
On Friday of last week his chance came,
and hastily changing the* uniform which
he had been required to wear at the school
for a suit of plain cloth.es. he went to the
railroad station in time to board a train,
which he thought was bound tor New York.
Instead, the train cacried him somewhere j
in Pennsylvania; he didn't know the name j
of the town.
He wandered around In the town until
he had scraped an acquaintance with a
ft eight train conductor, upon whom he pre
vailed to permit him to ride to New York j
in the caboose. He arrived in Jersey City, j
according to his story, on Monday morn- j
ing and crossed the river in time to see
the Independence Day exercises at the City
Hall. In the evening he witnessed a fire
works display in one of "the public parks,
and then he went to a hotel, whose name
he didn't remember, and registered.
Yesterday morning he started out to find
the pier from which the vessels for Argen
tine sailed. He walked from pier to pier,
but up to S o'clock he had not succeeded
in his quest. Tired, hot and hungry, he
was sobbing when a man in uniform, evi
dently a patrolman, stopped him and plied
him with questions. Then he blurted out
his story, and the patrolman took him to
the Madison street station house, where he
When he was told that he was being
taken to the Children's Society he objected.
He bethought himself that he was still the
possessor of one dollar, and he wanted to
go to a hotel, and suggested that mean
while the Argentine consul be communi
cated with. The Children' 3 Society has
sent word 'to Major Campbell, at the school,
to come and get the lad.
ABERNATHYS OFF TO-DAY
Autos Take Place of Horses for
Return to Oklahoma.
T.ouis and Temple Abernathy, the two
boys who rode horseback 2.100 miles to
greet ex-President Roosevelt, will start to
day on their homeward trip in an auto
mobile. They will be accompanied by their
father. Marshal "Jack" Abernathy, who
will ride in a touring car which he has re
cently bought for the trip.
The start will be made from the Hotel
Astor Immediately after a luncheon at
which the Abernathy boys and their father
will be the guests of honor. Louis Aber
nathy will make a speech and say what
he thinks of the Bast and tell how he was
gripped by the automobile craze.
The Abernathy boys intended returning
to Oklahoma City on horseback, but after
they learned there was an automobile sim
ple enough in mechanism for them to op
erate they coaxed their father to buy one
for them. The horses have been shipped
back to Oklahoma and the present journey
in an automobile is expected to take three
Louis, who is nine years old, learned to
run the car in three lessons. He will drive
on the long trip and his brother, who is
six. will be his passenger.
FIRST TRIP BY MONORAIL
City Island-Bartow Station Line
Ready for Trial Thursday.
For the first time in the United States a
monorail train, constructed as a passenger
line, will make a trial trip on Thursday
;rom City Island to Bartow Station, and
there connect with the Hudson River Rail
road. In spite of the delays on account of
ra:n in the month of June, all is now in
readine.-s for the trip.
The construction of the car to be used
differs from that of the ordinary streetcar
in that it has no front or rear platform.
The doors are a.t the sides of the car.
there being two on each side, and the four
wheels are arranged tandem fashion. Above
the car are the guide rails, along which the
electric current is transmitted and to
which the top of the car Is connected by
the trucks, thereby avoiding swaying or os
The cars are "more lightly constructed
than is the ordinary ear. This Is made pos
sible by the fact that the entire weight
bears on a single rail. The compact
shape also offers less resistance to the
wind than the car with a front and back
platform. The car, which will make its trip
Thursday from <'ity Island to Bartow Sta
tl"i;, a distance of about two miles, will
seat about forty persons. There will be no
forma] opening, but just a trial trip
for the officials of the company. The line
Is to he extended to City Island Point,
making a total distance of about three
The speed which the monorail car can
make is estimate. l it about one hundred
miles an hour, bat for the short trip Thurs
day it is expected to go at a rate of about
eighty miles an hour. The electric power
used will be supplied by the temporary
I-, wer house in Pelhaxn Park. The com
pany expects t<> erect its own power house
in the near future.
On account of the amount of overhead
construction, the monorail, if introduced in
the city, will have to be either underground
or elevated. It will be possible on account
of the Unlit weight of the cars to put them
on structures above the present elevated
roads. It is said that a monorail train
could travel from 125 th street to South
Ferry in less than live minutes.
BABY GETS $150 DAMAGES.
An Erie Railroad locomotive running
through Jersey City left a trail of sparks.
Some of which fell on and burned the face
of Emma, the seven-months-. >id daughter
of Mrs Clement Hilton. Suit was entered
and the case was before Judge Krwin in
Jersey City yesterdt) Judgment was given
AUNT WINS FIGHT FOR GIRL.
Trenton x. j., July The Court of Er
rors and Appeals to-day decided that
Loretta Weed, fourteen years old. should
remain In ihf custody of her aunt Jennie
A Wood, of Newark, by whom she was
adopted. The tight between the mother
.■mi the aunts for the possession of the
child hus been in progress in the courts
for about two years.
PROSPECTS FOR WHEAT
Drouth in the Northwest Causes
I Some Anxiety.
Chicago July s.— Weather conditions in
the sprbS wheat country continue to be
the mail consideration in the wheat mar
ket, and promise to be for some time, al
though i the bearish reports on . winter
wheat "ill act more as a counterpoise
than tley have recently. The trade Is
looking for a bullish report by the govern,
ment »n Friday next so far as spring
wheat Is concerned, but there will be gen
eral Sl»j)ll«a if the estimates of conditions
in the winter wheat belt are not increased.
For a time last week the effect of the
continued sensational developments In the
Dakotis and Minnesota was discounted by
the overbought condition of the market
and Lie desire on the part of bulls to take
down profits. The reports were no less
bullish than during the previous week,
but the opinion appeared to be general a t
time* that the rapid advance in values
had not only discounted present conditions
but that exaggeration of the damage had
been indulged In.
Ore tht-ng in particular that created
caution on the buying side was that the
most sensational reports came, from ex
perts who did their best to kill off the win
ter wheat crop last spring. Recent devel
opments have shown thart the latter crop
was much disinclined to stay dead, and
thrashing returns have shown yields far
beyond the most optimistic expectations,
in many sections where the wheat was
Oklahoma. Texas. Southern Kansas and
Missouri are showing big return", com
paratively speaking, and. instead of a dis
aster as was confidently predicted by the
crop killers' association, there will be a
fai- average crop in most places ablll the.
wheat was not ploughed up. It is this fact
that makes many traders skeptical in re
gard to the extremis*, advices from th»»
spring wheat country.
At the same time the unanimity of re
ports from the most reliable concerns in
th» Northwest as well as the pessimistic
tone of the daily messages from all the
rrip experts is creating a deep seated be
lief that the spring' wheat crop at best
will be only moderate, whereas early pros
pectß were for a bumper yield. Kstimates
of the total s*prinjj wheat yield now run
from 170.000,000 bushels to 21 .000,000
msk £X £X pSi JgK pc: £X |8S: S«:
W- . ***
m The Meaning pgj
* of Block Signals g
r^ What a sense of satisfaction, a feeling of t~~~Tr
pfSl. security, is afForded the Traveller on the ;f^-
C Railroad. 5
L~ t The Black Diamond Route Lj,
r~7~ v 5^ mm to know that every foot of his journey is
MSI " safeguarded by these "Silent Sentinels of JcgL
Ujtt- r the Way". tgr
?£-*• I n. i. Ever alert, day or night, rain or shine, tog j£^**
Wnr [ or storm, they stand ready to warn the r^r
I^-^* r pasjEK engineer of any obstruction on the way- I^-*
|agr I r A train ahead, a broken rail or even * >£j^
- a failure of the apparatus itself ffo "*
Hg£ ' holds the arms of the signal in a (J^V. >sR.
. ' I horizontal position, as illustrated '. £l_
ff£Bl X in No 1, indicating '-STOP", that ; ,§££
L^— the next block ahead is not clear, v -- - ,—j^
p?E*- and »he engineer must not proceed until [ &**
fcagr the top arm drops as shown in No. 2. d CbbbblX ksbt
1^" In this position (No. 2) the top arm indicates £&*
]E«£ J that the track is clear to the next . Jg£
P^ * signal ahead : the bottom arm being
l»g[ r horizontal, indicates that the train Sj§£
F_^ ' should approach the next signal m t k— r-
S§sl V cautiously expecting to find the top <$£*.
F^ : No 3 - arm in "STOP" position.
JI3SDL , In this position (No. 3) the engineer knows r°y~
jggj, < that the track M c ear for two "blocks"', or rgr-
Wo- ; sections, of the track ahead and that every- l<^
jtsttr : - thing is all right to proceed at full speed. J«§£
ps: ] m Safety, Speed and Comfort te^r.
lftljK£ Convenient Trains at Convenient Hour* 'Sfjßl
if To Rochester, Buffalo and Niagara Falls )r- -v
Ss§Bl with through icrricc to Toronto, Detroit, Chicago <"*£%»
jr^ sod the Wn(. : ■
ffyCV Imlormmtiaa •** Tickets at 1460. 355. 140 3r«lw.» . «nd Hudiea £s^>»
>' Terminal. Manhattan: 30 Flatbuoa Avenue, Broofcrym ;
pjpy 211 Market St.. Newark. EcR"
§ I New York, July o, 1010
Visitors to the
city arc invited to
make free use of
our comforts and
Sale of Summer Shoes
This event, a necessity to this great business, includes
everything from an evening slipper to i walking shoe —
shoes for men, women and children a third or more less.
While this Shoe Store endeavors all the year round to
carry a shoe for every need, naturally conditions of the
stock vary with the seasons.
Twice I year, in January and July, and twice I year
only, we hold these sales of shoes— and of course only
one sale of summer shoes.
They are made up of shoes as follows:
First, shoes taken from our regular stock and lowered
m price, because lines have broken or are discontinued.
Second, over-lots taken in from our regular manu
facturers at reduced prices.
Every shoe is Wanamaker standard of Quality and
Formerly A I T/t ff /ttii/t A/f P F '^"
bushels, the latter •-»-*•-»-^ ■•- of.
B. W. Snow, the local statistician, who
places the' general conditions at S. : -.-.
pared to 90 ?. a month ago.
The most serious condition In the North
west is the tremendous deficiency la
moisture so far, the plant having no re
serve supplies to enable it to withstand
the drouth conditions of summer Tha
result Is an enfeebled state which will
make the ordinary crop troubles more ap
preciable. In some sections thore has
been less than half the normal amount of
moisture this y«*ar. and with an almost
unprecedented drouth thin fact i.=» begin*
ning to tell.
Showers have been quite " frequent re,
cently, but have been widely scattered.
and while unquestionably, they hay» don?
a great deal of good, the crop is In n»<»d
of good, soaking rains to revive th* plan:
and give it in average show. Complaints
so far have centred principally in North
Dakota and general estimates are far not
much more than half a crop in that state.
Quite a reassuring circumstance -las
b<?*"n the continued free selling of • -*•
by the farmers in the Northwest. Re
ceipts at th» big primary markets in thu
Northwest nave been free and much larj»
as a rule than a year ago. and r<*celv«r»
reported fair acceptances every day on
current bids. Country advices Indicate
targe stocka still back in the three states.
With a crop calamity staring the farmer*
In that section In the fac* th» liberal ?a:ij«
were a little puzzling to the. trade.
BULL MOVEMENT Df WHEAT
More Alarming Reports Affect Market
Chicago. July s.— On nervous. light trad-
Ing wheat this afternoon showed an ad
vance of from 2>* to ihi». cents, the latter
in the December option. Increasingly »ors»
drouth conditions in the spring crop zor-.e
were responsible. Ploughing up of wheat
fields was said to have been stßrtei at
many places in Minnesota The North Da
kota crop, it was alleged, had gone too
far for rain to be of help. Damage north
of the Canadian Pacific Railroad was esti
mated at 10 to 25 per cert, and south 3 trt
65 per cent. The price of th* September
delivery here reached Ti 01*8 and D»cemt*r
Reports to the State Board of Agricult
ure indicate thai the Illinois corn crop will
be only 82 per cent of normal this year.
Omaha, July 5.— The wheat harvest v\
first returns chows very poor in quality
and small in quantity.
A Cool Spot for Luncheon
ThU bright, light restaurant. fi~ht floor*
above cround. This Kpnul luncheon
served in a »i>«>cial section to-day:
Jelly Con«omme or (Tram of Tomato
RadKhr* Stuffed squab
Julienne Potato** .\>paragn<.
Cold Tonsuf. Letture and Tomato ->a!ad
IViiih >hort Cake. Stravrhrrr.v 1.-r Cream
Tea ( offrr 75^