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ROOSEVELT PROMISES 10 AID_BEVERIDGE Will Soea»v for Indiana Senator. Who Visits Hsm at Sag amore Hill. MORE WSURGENTS RECEIVED g am 2t<m Fish, Winston Churchill and Aspirant for Governorship -- New Hampshire Among- Ex -President's Guests. -. -> «"jr-ar~ to "Hi* Tribune.] Ov«ter Bay. July 7. — Theodore Roose velt is going to enter the campaign for «♦ if&st one insurgent. He promised to gar *° make* a speech to aid the re flection of Senator Beveridge, of Indi ■aa- Dudley Foulke, formerly a «; — - ?sioner. and Lucien - . ■ • ;--.:ar.a. were guests last - ■ si Sasrsrnore Hill. Mr. Roosevelt ■SBC to ask him to take the r . - --rator Beveridge in his cam - -e-,=j#>ction. After talking • -•- agreed to do so. This is ■eveH =a:d: •'Mr. Foulke and Mr. Swift came to Saramore Hill last night and spent the rifht here. They came to request me to go to Indiana and speak in behalf of Sesaicr Severidge. I promised them that I would." He added that he had agreed to-day to make only one speech for the Senator. and so Ear as is now known he will make only Be The time and place for the ■■seen have not been fixed. S«iatcr Fpveridge came here on the soon train with several other visitors. arc hurried up ti> Sagamore Hill. When he returned he was equally in a hurry. Moreover, he did not wear a replica of the famous La Follette smile, though events would seem to indicate that he tzi good reason for feeling pleased It was evident that the press of other visitors and a dinner engagement in },"*■*- Tcrk that made an early return necessary gave him less time than he wished to discuss the political situation la Indiana, -with his host. When he reached the railroad station in time for tfc<? 4 o'clock train back to New York he said: * I have r.o doubt that Mr Roosevelt «i!l give out anything that he -wishes to become public about oar interview, i gave my views on the Indiana situation fully in a formal statement several days igo." ■ BM away pleased witfc the or talk"" Bevtndae Departs Happy. T:-.« Senator laughed. "Well," he said, "I have had many talks with Mr Roose velt in the last few- years, but never in — • experience have I had one more satisfactory than to-days I start on my vacation to-raorrow. and it is need less to say that I go in a very happy irame of mind." F^nator Beveridge said he came to Ojrter Eay by appointment, and his visit had thins; to do with that of the other guests here to-day. "I found Colonel Roosevelt." he de clared, "more alive and more interested hi things than ever." There is ■ feeling among politicians from the Middle West that the Roosevelt C X is a pretty good thing to have th»se daj-s. Likewise, there is a notion t!:at Mr. Beveridge may need it. and is ' oat« to get It in this fashion. Ser.ator Beveridge Is making his fight Ear re-ded - as an insurgent. He Is opposed by John W. Kern, who was the candidate for Vice-President on the ticket with Bryan in the last campaign. The Senator is placing himself squarely eeEi-sT President Taft in so far as the '■" law figures. The law is denounced without equivocation by the Senator, and the same Republican State Convention ""'hich indorsed Mr. Beveridge for an other term virtually repudiated the law. Ir. the Senate Mr. Beveridge fought the bill to the last, and voted against it. It is pointed out, however, that ■with this exception President Taft and the Senator from Indiana, have been pulling together so far as administration policies art: concerned. There has been no break i-^tween - —1 The President intrusted to The Senator the conduct of two ad aiaietration measures at the last ses *!ce cf Congr«^es the statehood bill and asfl Alaskan government bill. And al thoris&i he worked faithfully with the ■atasjents in the Senate, and had a hand fa the amendment of the President's bill, he finally voted for the Measure. Insurgents* Day at Sagamore Hill. It -was distinctly "insurgents* day" at ££?arnore Kill. Among other visitors *we Winston Churchill and John and Hobert R. Bsj=s. of Near Hampshire, the hat with ambitions to be that common- w *-aJth'R Chief Executive; Representative Hamilton Fish, jr.. and James R. Bbef 'elcL of New York, and Senator Carter, 01 Montana, with all of whom Mr. Boos«velt talked politics. With John fcttrroughs and T. J. Ader he discussed bttittag in Africa. Robert Bacon, jr.. Jbj of the Ambassador to France, also cal^fi -t Sagamore Hill. Mr. Roosevelt is gradually feeling his *sy into his usual comprehensive know! *d?e of political affairs, not only in his r-ativ* state, but in the entire country. Sine* he returned from abroad he has •"*** with m«>n from the Far West, the ■■Mlstlppl Valley and the East— men WiEg a knowledge of the drift of senti •""•' * in their Ftates, which Include y»"&£hington. Montana, Kansas. Nebras ka Ohio, Wisconsin. Indiana. Massachu *"«*. New Hampshire and New York. ••ll f«stf «5t of these men have been of the in •■■Jeat or progressive brand of R«publl •■■lsm. and all have seemed well satis ••* "Kith the attitude of the ex-President 011 Public questions. H«- has indorsed ' Hughes's attitude on direct tr >mißations. which issue the * oid ?iar <2" Republicans in this state profess u > consider a revolutionary, though half LakR <3 and visionary, scheme. More "**r. he has committed himself to the *fl*ocacy of a direct nominations meas -r* like that urged by Governor Hughes. **- has promised -, help re sleet Btv- Continued on xevvad y«g c " . ■*• ~ ■ To-day. showers. "V'T'll* \'Ar»T* To-morrow, cloudy; moderate wind». i> -fcj W - (JJc\lV. MARRIES HER RESCUER Couple Meet. Fail in Lake, and Wed in Two Hours. [By Telegraph to Z"be Tribune] Pittsburg, July 7.— All ' Pittsburg rec ords for speed in courtship and marriage were broken to-day. Walter Nelson and Marion Benton attended a public school picnic at an amusement park this after noon. They were introduced by mutual friends at 3 o'clock, and immediately went for a boat ride on the lake. While trying to change seats the boat over turned and both were thrown into the water. After considerable difficulty Nel son brought the girl to the shore, where she was cared for by a doctor. Just before the close of the picnic at 5 o'clock friends of the pair went in search of them. They were found re turning from a Presbyterian Church near the picnic grounds. The bride car ried a marriage certificate. REBUKES JUDGE BY 'PHONE Probation Officer Gets Tip and Arrests Angry Man. Calling up Magistrate Herrman at the night court on the telephone, last night, a man roundly rebuked him in regard to his court decisions, but while he was do ing so Probation Officer McGinty re ceived word of it and hurried to the neighboring cigar store designated. The man was arrested as he was leaving the place. According to the probation officer, the prisoner admitted rebuking the magis trate by telephone for his methods of dispensing justice, and also threatened to carry his complaints to the Mayor. In court he said he was Joseph Schleier stein. fifty-five years old. of No 55Q Ninth avenue. Magistrate Herrman said that since he was affected he could not try the case. The prisoner was then held in $300 bai: for examination this evening on charge* of intoxication and of using in decent language. SHUBERT SUED FOR $15,000 That Being the Value of Theatre Box H. B. Sire Didn't Get. A peculiar suit on a contract has been brought by Henry B. Sire, theatrical manager and real estate operator, against Lee S. Shubert. also a theatrical manager. Sire sues for $15,000 because he says Shubert failed to give him the use of a box at the Casino Theatre three times a week, as agreed. Sire had a lease on the Casino Theatre from the Bixby estate in 1902. Lee Shubert and his late brother "Sam" S. Shubert wanted the theatre, and set about to get it. Sire said that he had a verbal lease. Joseph W. Jacobs as agent for Shubert obtained an assign ment of the lease to the Shuberts. The price was $20,000 cash, and the further condition that Eire was to have the use of the lower right box three nights a week for five years." He occupied the box for about three months, when Shu bert, he alleges, refused to continue the arrangement. Sire says that the box for a single performance "was valued at 515, making $45 for the three performances each week that he or his friends were to occupy it, therefore, making the total value of the use of the box which Shu bert denied him $15,000. Sire gays. MRS. DICKINSON FILES CLAIM Says Husband's Death Was Acci dental and Demands $65,000. Mrs. Charles C Dickinson, through ex- Justice William H. Wad hams, her attor ney, has filed a ciaim with the Casualty Ompar.y of America, for the $65,000 ac cident insurance held by her husband, the promoter and former president of the Carnegie Trust Compar.y. Mr. Dick insons policy stipulated that this amount should be paid to his wife in case he died from accident. Foilnwir.g the banker's death, in the latter x>art of May. the Casualty com pany had an autopsy performed at Mount Kensico Cemetery to determine whether the cause of death was actually the inhalation of poisonous gas in a Scrar.ton laboratory, as alleged. or whether the pneumonia supposed to have been induced thereby was in fact due en tirely to natural causes. The doctors for the company, including Otto H. Schultze. Coroner's physician, who had charge of the autopsy in his private capacity, re ported that Dickinson died from natural causes. At a subsequent inquest, how ever. Coroners Feinburg and Winterbot trm instructed the jury to find that the gae fumes were to blame. Dickinson, the story runs, accompanied by his brother, went to Scranton to wit ness a chemical experiment with silver in a laboratory of Dr. F. W. Lange. In the course of the experiment, it was al leged Dickinson inhaled a poisonous gas given forth by smelting the metals, and a day after his return to New York was stricken with pneumonia. His doctors said the gas caused the pneumonia. He died less than a week later in St. Luke's Hospital. The - ompany will contest the claim, it is understood. NOW HAS TWENTY CHILDREN Woman at Sixty Gives Birth to Third Pair of Twins. fßy "■<.]"r'ar i to Til* Tribune. 3 Pittsbur*. July T.— Mrs. Mary Reiliy. six ty years old. of East Pittsburg. gave birth to twin boys this afternoon, the third pair to be born to the couple. Mr and Mrs. Keilly came to this country from Ireland in ISSS. when their first child was born— a boy who now has several children of his own Boys and girls followed in rapid suc cession including th* twins, until now there are twenty living children with to da RHlly rr uiree years his wife's senior. and has worked in the rolling mills in Pntßbifrg since he came to this country. "latest arrival of the stork will be cele hrated in a -'ew weeks by a reunion of the v hole family. Including the many grand children. ___^___— — SAYS GAYNOR WILL ACCEPT Brower in Utica to Create Sentiment for Governorship Nomination. rtica. M V.. July 7.-Oliver Brower, of Yew C York, who Is in rtica to create a nation should i not be cred^d. ;. - Certain y J a ?* oh France *r should SSSa^SS^r » organize the state for him." ,:-i;; MAN OF 82 VICTIM OF GET-RICH-QUICK WISH Aged Brooklynite Loses $5,000 to Swindlers on Substitution Box Trick. DREW MONEY FROM BANK On Realizing: Loss Moans World Has No Use for an Old Man Except to Hunger for His Money. Swindled out of 55.000. Nicholas Jacohj wanted to know last evening of what use was a lonely old man in the world. Th» two strangers who played a "substitute box" game on him escaped. Detectives Ditntaa and Dukeshire, of the Brooklyi i Detective Bureau, are trying to fini ; them. Mr. Jacobs is eighty^two years olj, j and lives at No. 46H Sixth avenue ; Brooklyn. He retired from business, as i a cigar manufacturer at No. 2ST Court : street, that borough, eighteen years age He is so fond of reading poetry and of i scrihbling verses that in the neighbor- ! h"od of his home he is known as "Nich olas the Poet." Since the death of his j wife, nearly three years ago, he has j lived alone, though he has a daughter i krs. Rose Timroth. living at Fifth ave me and sl»th street. South Brooklya \ She was formerly a school teacher, and | has several children. Mr. Jacobs goes to Prospect Park every fine afternoon in summer. Aboul j a month ago. while he was sitting on z. bench in the park, a man whom he i judged to be thirty-fivr years old. clear, i shaven, sallow of complexion and wel'. \ dressed in a dark blue suit, accosteci j him. The stranger said he was sorry to hear that Mr. Jacobs was afflicted with I rheumatism and that, like the stranger's father, he should g^» to the Mount Clem- '< ens springs in Michigan. The man said f he wnuld send Mr. Jacobs some pam- j phlets about the springs. Cafis at Mr. Jacobs's House. Mr. Jacobs thought nothing more of j the stranger until he received the pam phlets by mall and then on Tuesday the man called on Mr. Jacobs. He said his name was Brown, and that he was an , appraiser of property for the German , Savings Bank, of Brooklyn. He and Mr. j Jacobs got talking about poetry, and J Br^wn asked Mr. Jacobs to go to the j public library, at Sixth avenue and 9th ; street, where the old man could get some books on German poetry. The ref erence to his hobby had made Mr. Jacobs enthusiastic, and the two started J for the library After the visit there Brown invited Mr. Jacobs to go across the street, and led the old man into a vacant hoxi?e. where they met a man of about fifty-five, beardless, with iron gray hair, well groomed, suave, yet very businesslike in manner. "Well. Bmwn." said this man. "I hope you are as thrifty as ever. Tou must be. though, for you showed me that you have 135,600 in the Kings County Sav ings Bank." Brown carelessly answered that he had added a few more thousands to that amount since he had seen his friend. The latter then told Mr. Jacobs that An drew Carnegie was the world's greatest benefactor and that Mr. Carnegie's greatest benefaction was the "Carnegie Thrift Fund." Mr. Jacobs, who had been thrifty all his life, became greatly interested as the man eloquently pict ured the goodness of Mr. Carnegie in en couraging thrift throughout the country. Proposes Lottery to Him. "And not only that." interjected Brown, "but Mr. Carnegie, in order to encourage thrift, conducts a lottery in connection with the fund." Then the man displayed a number of cards. "Each of these cards is numbered and bears the amount of money to which you would be entitled if you drew it," he said. "Take a chance. Brown; you did well the last time." The obliging Brown drew a card after his friend and shuffled them. It called for fKMJOO, and Brown was so elated that he wanted to divide the money with Mr. Jacobs, but Brown's friend said that Mr. Jacobs first would have to prove that he also was of a thrifty disposition. The talk led to both men being invited to accompany him to several Brooklyn savings banks in which he had deposits. Brown's friend said that this was neces sary, as he was under bonds of $50,000 to safeguard the interests of the fund. Mr. Jacobs, now fully impressed, drew ?2. ."Vim from the Dime Savings Bank, at DeKalb avenue and Fleet street, and the same amount from the Brooklyn Savings Bank, at Clinton and Pierre pont streets. Brown remained with Mr. Jacobs, while the friend casually told them that he was going to draw the (10,000 which Brown had won from the Kings County Savings Bank. He re turned with a package under his arm and invited the other two to return to the Sixth avenue house to make a set tlement. There the man unw-rapped his package, disclosing two tin cash boxes. Offers One of the Boxes. "Now. Mr. Jacobs, " said he. "it is dan gerous for you to earn' bo much money about loosely; you'd better put ir. in one of these ivoxes and take it home with you." Mr. Jacobs placed his monpy and his bank books as directed, and Brown then engraved him in conversation. The friend did the rest. He told Mr. Jacobs that he would be at his home at 4 o'clock with half of the $10,000 won by Brown. Mr Jacobs waited and waited, and when B o'dodl < ame it dawned on him that he had been swindled, and he tried to open the box. Failing in this, he took it to the Fifth avenue police Btation. Opened there, the box was found to con tain some small stones wrapped in paper Mr. Jacobs was stunned. He was sent to the Brooklyn Detective Bu reau, where he told his story, adding: "I am old and lonely, and the world has n<- use for an oid man c ept to hunger for his money " GREAT BEAR SPRING WATER lv* pvrit) bM made it wmmw..— Aflvt. FRIDAY, JULY S. 1910.— TWELVE PA(iES. 50,000 CLOAKMAKEfB INVOLVED IN SIR Walkout of 1.500 Shops Under Orders of Their Union, None Refusing Demand. LESS WORK AND MORE PAY Also Insist on Recognition of Union and Amelioration of Conditions — Bosses Organize. The general strike of the eloakmakers, the order for which thousands of the workers had been waiting- for several days, went into effect at 2 o'clock yester day afternoon, the pink slips '-ailing the strike being handeH to the cioakmakers as they left the factories for luncheon. The strike order was issued by the ex ecutive committee of the Brotherhood of Cioakmakers and the strike committee of forty-five at a meeting in Beethoven Hall at n a. m. This is the first general strike of cloak makers in fifteen years, and. while the exact number on strike may not be known until to-day, it is said that in persons affected it surpasses in ex tent even the late strike of the waist makers. The slips with the strike order were distributed at the factories by a volunteer committee of two hundred. The number of factories involved is about fifteen hundred, and according to Abraham Rosenberg, president of the International Women's Garment Work ers' Union, about fifty thousand workers are affected, of whom about 10 per cent are women. Told To Be Orderly. The order for the strike enjoins the cioakmakers to leave work in an orderly and law abiding way. It says: Pick no arguments and enter into no discussion with employers, with mem bers of the firm or with other employes. Tak* 3 with you your shears, cutting knives and other article? of property. Show to the world that you are an or ganized, disciplined, well behaved body, who know your rights and ar<- law abid ing citizens. The instructions also called on the strikers to a^s-mbl 0 as follows as Boon as they went out: All shops east and west from 3Sth to 23d street shall assemble at Progress Assembly Rooms, Avenue A and I'd street. From there a committee will await them and direct the employes of each shop to their respective hall. All shops located east and west of 23d to 17th strict shall assemble at Manhattan Lyceum. No. 66 East 4th street. All shops located from 17th to loth street should assemble at No. 206 East Broadway. All shops located from l"th to Spring street shall assemble at No. 98 Clinton street. All shops located from Spring to Walker street shall assemble at No. DS Forsyth street. All shops located at Canal. Division and East Broadway and the adjacent streets shall assemble at No. 43 Henry street. :^v. - All outside shops to assemble at No. 92 Columbia street. Headquarters of the cutters during the strike will be at Webster Hall. 11th street, near Third avenue. The executive committee of the union ha.i also engaged 145 halls tor regular headquarters for the strikers, to which they will be assigned by factories to day. * The strikers nearly all took their way to the large downtown halls and filled th« streets for over two hours. The women were the first to strike, and quit the shops in the highest good humor, walk ing to the .alls two by two. During the distribution of the strike slips the police of the Weat'2oth street station ar- Coutiuued on «e<oud yage. STRIKING CLOAKMAKERS FILLED THE STREETS COMING OUT OF THE MANHATTAN LYCEUM AFTER THE MEETING. WOMEN STRIKERS READING A PROCESSION WELLBORN, WITH PISTOL, TALKS OF BOND CASE Says He Is Looking for New York Man. and Denounces Carnegie Trust Company. TALKED WITH GOV. HUGHES Says Conversion Suit Is Con templated and That Official Wanted to Get Slice of Good Thing. Charles E. Wellborn, president of the Titusville Northern Railroad, when seen at his home in Weston. S. J.. last night, was highly incensed at the attitude he alleges the Carnegie Trust Company has taken in refusing to return to him the $300,000 of Titusville Northern bonds put up with the trust company a3 col lateral by his brokers for a loan of $25,000 which Wellborn says he has of fered to pay. He said he had only started the ball rolling by bringing the matter to the at tention of the grand Jury and that he had already conferred with Governor Hughes in regard to certain transactions in connection with the loan. He inti mated also that papers wore drawn yes terday in an action for conversion grow ing out of the present complicated state of affairs. Mr. Wellborn waxed so hot in his de nunciation of the whole affair that he reached into his hip pocket and drew out a small automatic revolver to em phasize his remarks, with the comment .hat he was looking for <>ne man in New York, and hoped he would meet him. He declined to say who the man was. The present status of affairs was the result of a long train of incidents and transactions, according to Mr. Wellborn, in which he was not the only person who had been imposed upon by certain of the trust company officials. "Originally I had an agreement to sell an issue of $500,000 of the Titusville bonds at 9"i!% through my brokers In London." he said. "A block of $75,008 was sold in London, and I t<>"k ."?■_!.">.< ** » more over with me last August, which was disposed of. The largest part of 4he remainder of the bonds was to have been left with th*» Carnegie Trust* Co mpany and forwarded to the London brok ers through J. P. Morgan & Co., to be sold at the same rate. I was unable to deliver the bonds to the London brokers. and when I returned and offered to pay the $25,000 loan for which they had been placed as collateral, the trust company refused to return them." Mr. Wellborn said he believed that the tru.^t company had not had the bonds in its possession until recently and that they had been bought up from various sources after the tempest started. He did not mince his words in condemna tion of the business methods which he alleged the trust company had employed in the particular dealings with which hf was concerned, but laid the blame chi^f lv on Its past management rather than the present regime. The misunderstanding began, said Mr. Wellborn, with C. W. »'hapman A ''■>. the brokers who negotiated the $25,000 loan with the Carnegie Trust Company and handled the $400,000 Titusville Northern bond? as security through C M. Sexton, a broker's cierk. who was acting for Wellborn. "I feel sorry for rhapman," Mr. W.-ll l>.,rn said, "for I believe he was gre.itiy imposed upon by the trust company in this whole transaction." Mr VVHlborn said that he battSVwJ one reason why the trust company formerly had "held him off" on a settlement of the loan transae- . -r»T»T/-^T^ /"\V~"T7 rTVT In WtT ot >>w York. Jer**r City and Hotoofc— . * * PRICK 1)> K. i X.-> I H-KWIIFRF TWO CE>T« . Contlnued uu untl j,>u£*. '"GREEN RAY" OBSERVED Baltimore Sky Gazers See Mys terious Phenomenon. [By Telegraph to The Tribune.] Baltimore, July 7.— Astronomers and sky gazers witnessed from points about ' Baltimore last evening- the mysterious "green ray" which has so long puzzled j scientists. Beginning at a point in the western sky. the shaft of light stretched almost all the way from the horizon to i the zenith, and thousands mistook the j beam of light for a remnant of the tail of Halley's comet. The phenomenon is ' caused solely by the rays of the setting sun. None of the Johns Hopkins University astronomers was here to observe or com j ment upon the phenomenon. Justice Stahn. corresponding member of the British Astronomical Society, who has | seen it only twice in twenty years, said: "It was certainly very like the green ray of which so little is known. The ray ] either follows the sun In setting or pre cedes it in rising." AUTOMOBILE KILLS A BOY New York Man's Chauffeur Charged with Manslaughter. [By Telegraph to The Tribune.] Bridgeport. Conn.. July 7.— Eric B. Dahlgren, of No. Sl2 Madison avenue, New York, figured in an automobile fa tality which occurred in a very unusual manner in Bridgeport this afternoon. Mr. Dahlgren's car was running very close to the curb, and Walter Satsky, aged eight, who was playing on the side walk, stepped backward off the curb, di rectly in front of the machine, and -was killed. The police preferred a charge of man slaughter against the chauffeur. J ■ .r. Quir.n. of No. rtTo' Tenth avenue. New York, and fixed his bonds at JEMMMX Bail was furnished by H^nry D. MlUer, pro prietor of the local garage. Mr. Dahlgren said the oar w-as the property of H. S. Van Duzer, of So. 3l> East 55th street, New York. -I borrowed it for the first time to day." said Mr. Dahlgren. "'and told the chauffeur to go slow. We made only very moderate speed, hi fact, it took U3 four hours to get from Sew York to Bridgeport. We were on the way to Watch Hill." PAYS 46-YEAR-OLD DEBT Woman Regrets She Could Not Include the Interest. Elizabeth. N. J.. July 7— M'-s. Carrie L. Searles received a receipt to-day for a $5 bill of goods which ?ht> purchased forty-six years ago. At that time she was living at Mansfield. Ohio, and was a widow with a son. and the firm of Black Brothers, from whom she bought the goods, told her she could pay able. A couple of days ago Mrs. Searlea sent the firm a letter with .55 inclosed, say ing she felt she should pay the interest also, but was unable to do so at thia time, adding: "My son now is dead and I am seven ty-six years of age. and I realize that I have not much longer to live, but I don't want to die with any dei-ts un paid.'* The firm's answer waie a receipted bill in full. NEW START FOR GREENE Copper Man Said to Have Raised $30,000,000 in London. fßy TVl^«rrarh to The Tribune. ] El Paso. Tex.. July 7. — Information was received here to-day that W. C. Greene, the copper man, is on hia feet again. Dispatches from London say that Greene has left there for the United States with a letter of credit for $30,000,000 to be used in developing mining properties in Mexico. ' When Greene failed in 1007 he had to give up many of his properties, which were acquired by Dr. F. S. Pearson, of New York. Now he has apparently se cured money to develop his other prop erties. Greene's home is at Cananea. Mex.. near Xaco. Ariz. ROCKEFELLER 71 YEARS OLD. Cleveland. July 7.— John D. Rockefeller will celebrate his seventy-first birthday at Forest Hill, his summer home in Cleveland, to-morrow. According to his custom, the celebration will be confined to the tender ing of congratulations by Mr. Rockefeller's immediate family. U. S.. MAY BID ON BATTLESHIP. Valparaiso. Chili. July "-It is authori tatively announced that the CHUBB gov ernment tn September will ask for tenders in the United States and Europe for the construction of a battleship of 22.UK) toes. VAST AREAS OF COAL PRESERVED President Withdraws 35.073, 164 Acres from Public Do mam in the West. ACTS UNDER NEW LAW Mr. Taft and Secretary Ballinger Co-operating in Policy of Prac tical Conservation — Orders Signed at Beverly. Beverly. Mass.. July — Continuing n!s policy of practical conservation. Presi dent Taft late to-night signed orders withdrawing 30.073.164 acres of coal lands from the public domain in North and South Dakota, Washington. Utah. Colorado and Arizona. By this action vast areas of fuel of al-» most Incalculable value have been pre served from spoliation and exploitation, by speculators. Of the total withdrawals 20,693.469 acres are new. while 14,374.603 acres are covered in confirmations and rat!".'-.-'. • as under the new law, approved June 25. af withdrawals made in the last four years by Presidents Roosevelt and Taft. North and South Dakota are the two states most affected by the new with drawals. From the public domain in. North Dakota the President has with drawn from settlement 17.525.152 acres of land believed to contain workable coaL In South Dakota the amount with drawn is 2.570.257 acres. Previous withdrawals confirmed by the President to-night are divided amors the several states, as follows: Washington, 2.207,007 acres; Arizona. 161.250 acres: Utah. 5.514.257 acres, and Colorado, 6.11>1.161 acres. Approved by Mr. Batlinger. / The withdrawal orders, prepared by the Geological Survey and approved by the Secretary of the Interior, reached Beverly from Washington late to-night. They were sent to the Taft cottage, on Burgess Point, where they were signed by the President. This was announced as one of the few important matters that will be called to Mr. Taffa attention in his ten days of real vacation. All the withdrawals and confirma tions were made under the new law passed at the late session, of Congress. which definitely authorizes the Presi dent to withdraw various lands from entry pending their classification and special disposition by Congress Th« President urged this law as the first step in his plan for practical conserva tion. He hopes to secure additional legislation at the coming session oZ Congress dealing with the terms under which water power site?, coal, petro leum and phosphate lands may be dis posed of. In Colorado the various orders of with drawal confirmed to-night date from July 2t3. MM to June 21. 1010: in Utah, from July 2tJ. 1000. to May 9. 1010; in. Arizona, from November 2J>, 1000. to De cember 28. 1000. and in Washington, from July 26. IJX*3. to April 7. 1909. Act on Practical Miner's Report. In withdrawing the vast amount of new lands in North and South Dakota, the President and Secretary Ballinger have acted principally on a report by- Arthur G. Jaffa, a practical miner em ployed by the Geological Survey, dated December 2.V 1I«)9, and further investi gation by the survey. George Otis Smith, director of th« Geological Survey, in his recommenda tion for withdrawals in North and South Dakota says: "A consideration of tha information available here, as w*M as of the report of Mr. Jaffa, leads me to the, conclusion that there are large areas in these states which are underlain by lig nite considered workable under th« pres ent regulations and which should be withdrawn from entry All the orders say that the lands raj •'withdrawn from settlement. location, sale or entry and reserved for examina tion and classification with respect to coal value." President Taft earlier this week signed orders withdrawing approximately Mr 300.000 acres of waterpower sites, phos phate and petroleum lands in the United States and all the known coal field* in. Alaska- National Forests Changed. The President also has signed procla mations eliminating about 652.400 acres of land from national forests and adding £8 63 acres to the reserves. The land eliminated will probably be opened to settlement. The Cheyenne National Forest, in Wyoming.' has been deprived of 3&80 a. res and its name has been changed to the Medicine Bow. The Medicine Bow- Forest, in Colorado, has been renamed the Colorado National Forest. The Nebo National Forest. In Utah, has lost 1M23 acres, while from the Waßlßtrß National Forest, in the same state. 1.144 acre* have been eliminated. The Sequoia National Forest, in Cali fornia, haa been stripped of 41* > acres. and has received an addition of 9.35 D acres. About 17."..7:u> acres have been transferred from the Sierra National Forest to the Sequoia, and a new forest has asa created, to be known as the Kern National Forest, by the division of. the Sequoia, The new forest has an area of 1.'.C.l acres. Its headquarters will be at Bakersfleld. Cal. The Chlricahua National Forest in Arizona and New Mexico ha* lost 57.297 acres and received an addition of 30.300 acres. About MM acres have been eliminated from the Coronado National Forest in Arizona and 15.120 added. The greater portion of the eliminations from this forest consists of desert land. From the Manzano National Forest tn New Mexico the proclamation eliminated 54.15S acres and added 263.670 acres. The Zuni National Forest in Arizona and New Mexico has received an addition of 126.001 acres and has lost 5.213 acres. The changes in the boundary tines of these forests were made in accordance with as agreement reached some time ago by the Interior and Agricultural de partments concerning the reclassiacatloa