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delayed by its preliminary debate in executive session, filed in to begin the inn public hearing of the craft hunt. Scattered around the big room were half * fiozen old legislators, prominent among them being Bedell and Goodsell. Promi nent also were a score of lawyers, more or less well known, who seemed to be there In a sort of voluntary ••first aid to the injured" nr'.pade. The morning'!' session, at which Tracy Ry>crrs -was the chief witness, was de voted by • Judge Bruce to laying a foundation for his future work. He did not (i. deeply into Rogers's traction activities in Albany, confining himself more to the traction man's connection with the brokerage concern. In the afternoon came the interesting material. Williai:: W. Cole, a stocky. half-l»aid, possessed individual, be gan it. He said he was a civil engineer who divided his existence between this city and Philadelphia, where he was a member of the firm of Dodge <<■ Day. Up to July, MS. be lived at Elmlra. where he was vice-president of the El ir.ira Water. Light and Street Railway Company. He had known Tracy Rog en for fifteen years. From 3903 to 3006. the witness went on under the examination of Judge Bruce, he was treasurer of the Street Railway Association. From 3003 to 3POT» be was secretary" so. In both ca pacities he kept books of record for. the organization, which.' he thought, were turned over by him 10 a Mr. Beardslej , Fecrctary of the Eimira company, and by him to the president of the Street Railway Association. Bankers of the Association. Mr. Cole said that when he became treasurer of the association he trans "erred its funds to the Chemung Canal Trust Company, in Eimira. Prior to that time, it had an account somewhere, be couldn't remember just where. Pressed by Judge Bruce, he made a -pood ruess" that it did its banking with Ellingwood & Cunningham. Also he recollected that it had a checking ac count with the Morton Trust Company, but couldn't pwear that there was one Et the Guaranty Trust Company. "Did you know Alexander S. Hack ly-"" Queried Judge Bruce suddenly. "No, I don't know him." replied Mr. Cole. "Wasn't he connected with Ellingwood <v Cunningham?" Trent on the lawyer. "I had no business dealings with him ■■■'. can recall." "Don't you recall making transfers of money to him soon after you became treasurer of the, Street Railway Associa tion?" Mr. Cole couldn't recall it. He said he might refresh his memory If he had a chance to look over a memorandum book which he thought he had in Philadel phia. Judge Bruce urged him to brush up his memory and to bring back that book with kirn next week. "Don't you recall sending a check for S2.r.<V* to Hackley on June -'■ 1903?" Mfetl Judge Bruce, fingering a pile of documents. "There was a transfer of an account, hut I don't remember whether to Hack ley or to Rogers," answered Mr. Cole. Lik<«vjEp he remembered that some time in July there was a transfer of 57,5(K). Judge Bruce asked about a £10, <«OC» Jt«>m on July 24. The best .Mr. Coie could say was that there were two or three transfers. In Less than a Month, $20,000. ""Don't you recall," thundered Judge Krucr. "that from June I'G to July 24 — just two days less than a month — you sent Hti-kley C MOT' didst reaaoßber anything bs ftr.ite an that. Thereupon Judge Bruce produced and tar] marked as Exhibit I .-. letter telling Ellin ETvood & Cunningham that a draft on the Morton Trust Company for £7.500 was beinc Bent to them. A similar let ter about the $10,000 draft became Ex hibit I -~ Then Judge Bruce began to make in- QuirieF about the finances of the Street Railway Association. Hi Cole said it had twenty-nve or thirty members, and its receipts were from $6,000 to $8,000 a year. Then th« witness admitted that it had a deficit of about $10,000 when he lw»came. •-•-,-- per. He didn't show much enthusiasm about telling how it hap pened. He hadn't looked u;> any of the nid books to see, he said. "I think it was a growing deficit," he explained to Judge Bruce. "1 think the deficit came from contributions in pre vious years." Tou tne&r campaign itions?" - - • ose \h wycr. "Tfts. campaign contributions," said th* " '■ •.-- almost in surprise. "Campaign -contributions to whom?" "Why, to the political organizations; tr> both partial 1 should presume." naid the matter-of-fact Hr. Cole. Rogers in Full Control. Hf didn't remember just where he pot thif information — from general conver sation with members of the association and of tho executive committee, he imagined. Mr. Rogers at that time was Xiresident of the association, he said, and "controlled the whole thing." al though he didn't devote much attention to "standardization of accounts, equip ment and things." Member* of the association, he said. ■••vi requested to contribute to make up this $10,000 deficit which be found when he became •••■ - per. They virtually •••• assessed in proportion to their ktoss earnings?, much as they paid their nnnual dues. The Metropolitan Street Railway contributed, he thought $3,<XX> or $4,000; the Brooklyn Rapid Transit probably $LSOO or $2,000; the Interna tional, of Buffalo, about £1.500; the Rochester, Syracuse and Utica com panies about $500 *-ach; the Elmlra com pany about >_"■'.. the rest 'was ap portioned among smaller concerns. "For what purpose did you send that £3)j000 to Haekleyr asked Judge Bruce. •;To make up this deficit of the as- Fodalion." said Mr. Cole. "But that was only ?10,009." persisted the inquisitor. "Well. 1 :'iink this went for the deficit nd outstanding obligations which ' I :v-(<<* should be paid," replied the wit ness. "Mr. Rogers had some outstand ing obligations." But Mr. Cole didn't know, be said, to The Designs and Quality of MILLAR" LIGHTING Fixtures— Electric and 82$ v»"i;,i. ri-EAPn TO O '■■" I and hee. B< SUUful flx-ur'"» are - «-onrt»nt eourc of joy. ]t txiy* to pvt thrin in. • \\V make all rtylek. Ifomet. Fhowt-r* ar>'i '. 'r.rt«hl»« with Art <Va«« Ffcadce. make eicpujl and utefuf EDWARD MILLER & C 0. ,80 Warren St. J.iut;!!iitd j*«4. -Make note oi our addrcat. whom Sir. Rocers owed'Ch© money. Ho never did know, he said. All ho knew was that he was directed by formal resolution early in I<M.»T. or late in 1002 to send along the money. Judge Bruce Keeps at It. "In I!**'".. after the Legislature -had convened ." asked Judpe Bruce. Tin not positive." said the witness. "Don't you know as a fact that .Mr. Rogers stated to officers of the associa tion that this money was owed to legis lators and should be forwarded to liqui date the obligations?" ■ No. he didn't state thnt to me or in my hearinp." replied Mr. Cole. "That >ir its substance"" "N..." "Don't you knew— r think T 40, but I Rmßl to sec if you do— what was none with tin money rWeh Hackiey re ceived 7" ">"••. I'm abwolntrijr positive I don't." Which profession of ignorance ended ..:• .It s ordeal until next Wednesday. when he will be asked to testify again a >o;it These payments. Tbe ticxt witness! — the last for the day -was QaOQgc «"arprnter. of No. <;<♦<. Hal.oey street, Brooklyn. * Fharp laced, dmpy little bookkeeper for Simmons & Sladc. brokers, who used to work for Eilinpwood & Cunninphan.. Carpenter durine Ua entire testimony kept his hands tiphtly folded. He has an in- RTowinp voice, which <■ licked like a. wornout adding machir.c when hr forced himself to audible utterance. •ludpe Bruce had this witness identify \arious baofea of thr defunct hrokerape concern and describe the method of baokfcMftaa; i:sed there. Ho said that all casli transactions would be entered in two books. Bedeii Not Known to Witness. "Do saaj know Liouis Bedell?" asked Judpe Bruce. • arpester didn't "Stand up, Mr. Bedell." directed Judge Bruce "so the witness can see you." Bedell, suave and debonair, stood up. a half t-miie playinp around his lips us he noted the stares of curiosity directed at him. "Perhaps Id better take off my glasses," he drawled. He removed, as he spoke, the heavy blue glasses which be has worn since he retired from the Legislature in 190G, because of impend ing blindness. Carpenter didn t know him. with or ■rithotrt glass's, but did remember that there had been a Bedell account at El ttnewood & Cunningham's. Judge Bruce :. from th«- firm's books, that in 1890 BedelTs transactions were in 3 joint account with George Green and G. Bogera. On January 31, 1900, he showed. Bedell owed th" firm .<7.77r. US. losses in the joint account and in a "Manhattan pool" transaction. On April it of that year the firm purchased '200 shares of "Trans portation" stock— the securities of the New York Transportation Company. That concern about this time was ob taining a valuable addition to its char ter rights from the Legislature. It was one of the Metropolitan's ventures. Judge Bruce brought out the fact that although Bedell then owed his brokers more than £7.000 he put up no margin for that purchase. But on April 1* there appeared a credit of $2,3 to his account, payment for 200 shares of "Trans." stock. Also on that day there pp. eared in the brokers' books an item of 33.000 from H. H. Vreeland, of which $2,375 was to be credited to Bedell's ac count. $300 to that of L. Goodsell and f2S to G. Traeey Rogers'*. Objects to Interpretation. Carpenter admitted the entries, but he objected to Judge Bruce's interpretation of them. "Well, isn't that what they mean?" demanded the inquisitor. "I don't know," the bookkeeper par ried. :He "admitted that they were in the books, though. On Ap-H -•", fieain. the hooks showed that BeCeiTs account was debited |1«300 be p'.irchas-' of WO more -Trans." ■9 ]s there was a credit Oi $123 from "G. T I 1.."I 1 .." From May 1& 1000. to May 1. 1801, there were tv. transactions. On the lat ter date he owed Ellingwuod & Cunning ham $0,624 65. against which the firm held 300 shares of "Trans." On May 1 a credit of $3,500 was made. The book? indicated this as margin. Also they showed that a check for 13.500 of H. A. Robinson had been put through, the item being marked "I* Bedell, special." This check was depos ited in the Morton Trust Company. Mr. Bedell listened intently to every word of this testimony. After the hear ing was over he hadn't much to say about it. His side will be given when he roes on the witness stand. •'I never got any money from Vreeland or Robinson, whatever the books may Bay and whatever inferences anybody may attempt to draw," he said. "1 had some advances from Ropers, yes. I don't know where he may have got the money." John Auen. jr., bookkeeper in the New Amsterdam National Bank, was the llrst witness Called. He was asked about books showing the account of James W. McKinnon. manager of that institution, and others. He said the desired books were "missing." Judge Bruce showed considerable annoyance. No Counsel for Witnesses. John B. Stanchfield announced him *"lf as counsel for G. Tracy Rogers and ex-Senator Goodwill as soon as Rogers was called to •■< stand. The lawyer objected to examination of the traction man. but Judge Bruce and Chairman Merritt declared that no witness should be represented by counsel. Thereupon Rogers testified about his various traction and lighting Interests and his connection with th- Street Rail way Association. That concern, he said, was a sort of benevolent organization, designed to improve conditions for the roads and their relations to the public. He admitted thai from 1893 to 1SK)1 there was much traction legislation, some of it distinctly inimical to the rail way interests. He said he had to keep track of this, but ihat he seldom spoke to Individual l<-t-ifciut(*ro. The associa tion had about fifty counsel, he thought, while he was president. In ISI>4 he thought Senator O'Connor was counsel; in 1000, I'JOl and -•'"- Senators Nuss bmuai and Ludlum. Rogers admitted having an acquaint ance with many legislators while he was special partner in the brokerage firm, which failed in February, tdQS, six weeks after be got out of it. He re «ailed an account there, "Rogers and Ji.," and thought "R." was Robinson, perhaps Henry A. "'-' " in a similar ac count was Senator George Green, of NEW-YOKK -A,,.. YRIBINE, TlliiiSiiAV. SKITEMBKB ». '"'" Binfbamton. ITr (iidn't know who "J. 1 " s/aa. Mr. Rogers didn't seem to recall the •'Fifth avenue stage line" bill, which pave a valuable charter, with exclusive privileges, to that concern. That was in troduced by Senator Goodsell on March 15, 3000. He did remember, though, that on April If> he bought 100 shares of. "Trans." stork for James T. Rogers. Also he remembered buying 400 shares on March 24 for Speaker Nixon. On March 22, according to a letter book of the brokerage firm, this telegram was sent to Speaker Nixon: "]t is imperative that nothing he done until next week." This was signed "T.' 1 Rogers said he knew nothing about the message and that it wasn't in his writing. Judge Bruce showed that on Thursday, the last legislative day of the "next week,*' the stage line bill was passed. Still Rogers professed igno rance, and the committee let it go at that. Bedell and GoodsHl probably will be called at the session to-day. MR. TAFT REMEMBERS HERO Gold Watch Given Rescuer of College Men on Mayflower. Baltimore, Sept. 7.— A gold watch, chain and pendant, the gift of President Taft. -were to-day presented by Nor wegian Consul Sidebotham to Captain Danielsen of the Norwegian steamer Hippolyte Dumois, which arrived here to-day from Port Antonio. Jamaica. The outer case of the watch has en graved on it the. coat of arms of the United States and the following inscrip tion: "From the President of the United States to Captain W. Danielsen of the Norwegian steamship Hippolyte Dumois for his humane services in effecting the rescue at sea. October 4. 190$, of the captain and crew of the American schooner Mayflower." The rescued crew was made up of young Harvard ami Yale University men Who had fitted out an expedition to seek treasure that was reported near Pedro Rank, in the vicinity of Jamaica, but were s-hipwreeked in a hurricane. WIRELESS_SCOUTS OF AIR Dirigibles in German Manoeuvres — 60,000 Men in Field. Preussisch-Holland-, Prussia. Sept. 7 — Air reconnoitring will be th«=* most in teresting feature of the imperial army rniir.CTHivrf s beginning to-morrow in the vicinity of Konigsnerg and Dantsi". nn the Baltii Sea. Each army will have <<rie good dirigible balloon. The invad ing First Corps, theoretically Russian, in command of General Kluck. will use the Parseval Tl. while the defending Seventeenth Corps, under General Mac- Kenzen. will use tlie Gro3s latest model. The air scouts must work in high alti tudes, at l^ast 3.100 feet above the earth. Each has been fitted with wire less telegraphy, and will be in contin uous communication with Its own head quarters. Sixty thousand men are tak ing th^ir positions to-night. Arri"ng the imperial guests who will witness the manoeuvres arr Captain P. G. Shartle. the American military at al Berlin: E*resident-elect F'»nseca of Brazil and lzzct Va<hu. chief of the Turkish Cleneral Staff. SAW JUAN STORMSWEPT Three Persons Drowned—Schoon ers Lost-Damage Heavy. P^n Juan, P. R.. Sept. 7 —A hurricane swept over this city last night, resulting in three deaths and serious damage. The velocity of the wind was seventy fwo miles, and the precipitation was five inches in nn* hour and a half, the heavieal recorded bere. 7'elephone and telegraph service is demoralized and communication with the inland towns is cut off. Many schooners capsized in the bay and three persons lost their lives. The railroad companies are heavy kts/-rp. The storm abated at 5 o'clock this morn ing. Advices indicate that the storm was confined t<> a radius of twenty miles from San Juan Washington. Sept. 7. — A tropical -disturb ance, centred in the Caribbean Sea appar ently south of Porto Rico, was reported by :lie Weather Bureau to-day. The first in dications of its approach wer<» noted on Tuesday Strong winds and heavy rains have been reported from San Juan. The Weather Bureau report Bays: "The future path of the storm cannot yet he definitely determined, but its course will probably be in » west by north direc tion. The principal ports along the Atlan tic ''oast have been fully advised of the storm's development. "The disturbance which passed over the Middle and North Atlantic states on Tues day is now moving into the Atlantic." A dispatch from Governor < 'niton received at the War Depuartment to-day expressed the belief that there was no great damage throughout the island. JOSEPH C. SIBLEY INDICTED With Four Codefendants Ac cused of Conspiracy to Bribe. Warren, Perm., Sept. 7.— The specal grand jury which since last Monday has been in vestigating chaises against ex-Congress' lnan Joseph C. Sihle\ and four codefpnd ants, in connection with Sihley's nomina tion as the Republican candidate for Con gress at the June primaries, returned true bills to-night against each of the defend ants. All are charged with conspiring to bribe, debauch and corrupt voters of War ren County. Besides Mr. Slbley. who is ill at his home In Franklin, the defendants are Frank N. Taylor, his private secretary; George H. Munn, David M. Howard and C. D. Cran dall, the lant three named of this county. Of the $li,fc<fi which Sibley's election ex pense account shows he spent in Warren County, ('randan, it i.- charged, received $13,800 and Howard 14,000 for expenditures. Money that Munn used is charged to have been received through Crandall. The cases against the live nien are sched uled lor trial to-morrow, but it is expected th.t on account, of Mr. Bibley'a Illness tb*»re will be a motion for a continuance. The Venango County Republican Commit tee at Franklin to-day adopted the follow ing. "Resolved, That we deplore the continued Illness of the Hon. Joseph C. Sibley, which has required his withdrawal us our can didate for Congress from this district. His splendid victory at the recent primary flec tion and more specifically his large vote and majority In his own county attest the high • -:.-. and regard In which he is held by our people and all others, irrespective of parties. Our confidence In him remains unshaken, and we hope and trust that he may soon he restored to complete health and a long and happy lit« vouchsafed htm." NEW MEXICO IS REPUBLICAN Santa F£, X. M., Sept. 7.— Complete re turns received by the Republican Central Committee give the Republicans 68 and the Democrats 22 delegates to the constitu tional convention. Of the CS Republicans Tit are against the Initiative and referen dum. The total majorities for the Repub lican candidates approximate 5,0u0. ME HE FOR PRIZE English Aviator Does 33 Miles in 40 Minutes at Atlantic, Mass. $10,000 FOR FASTEST TRIP Glenn Curtiss Sets New Mark in Accuracy Event, Landing Within 64 Feet. Boston. Sept. 7.— Over land and sea Claud* Grahame-White. of England, sailed out to Boston T-igbt and back late to-day In bis Bleriot monoplane: the first competitor for "The Globe" SlO.onO prize, the blue ribbon event of the Harvard-Boston aero meet at Atlantic. . The course was one of thirty three miles, consisting of two trip? of seven miles each straight down the harbor to the light and return, then a number of turns on the course to make the total mileage. The Englishman established a mark of 40:0! which, If not bettered before the meet closes, on Tuesday night, will give him the his prize. It was the first clear day of the meet, and while the. wind blew from twelve to four teen miles from the northwest through most of the day. it gradually softened to eight miles toward sunset. The stands were packed with people, and the enthu siasm was unbounded as the twelve events were completed. Many notables were pres ent, including the Russian Ambassador. Baron Rosen, and party. General Nelson A- Miles < retired! and President Lowell of Harvard University. Next, to the flight to the Boston Light interest centred during the afternoon on the lofty climbs of Johnstons and Brook ins.' of the Wright camp, and White, of England, who went out after altitude marks. Ralph .Tohnstone was the first to point his skid skyward, his wide circles sending him rapidly several thousand feet into the air. Glenn H. Curtiss came out In his new flyer in the mean time ami did three cir cuits of the one and three-quarter-mile course in 6 minutes 29 3-5 seconds. White at the same time made hi? trial in the accuracy test, and In landing made the first mark in that event. 162 fee; 6 inches from a given point in his Farman biplane. A' little later he brought out his Bleriot monoplane and whipped around the course in a speed V it. doing the trick in fi min utes 15 3-5 seconds, which was 14 4-5 sec onds slower than the best time for the event made by him on Monday. Immedi ately afterward he started in hi* Blfirlot for Boston Light. At an elevation of approximately one thousand feet he -leaded his great bird machine toward the sea. his departure wig wagged by sailors to a fleet of torpedo boats and destroyers. Immediately the Stringham, the Macdonough }.nd the Bailey took up a chase that rapidly proved too unequal, the monoplane outdistancing the speedy warships. White turned th* light in about ten minutes and flew back over the field fifteen hundred feet high, circled the pylon and was off again on the second lap almost before the thousands below could take breath. The second round of. the course was done with the same mar vellous 'precision and wonderful speed, and at .17 p. m. White was back on the field. While the crowds were still cheering the popular English fiver, Walter Brookins was sweeping skyward in graceful spirals for altitude. The sight spurred White to further en deavors, and remaining on earth only long enough to record his formal entry in the altitude contest with his speedy Blerlot, he shot like a falcon after Brookins. White swung to the south reaching his highest mark several miles south of the field, while Brooktns was more to the northward. The Englishman ' was the first to start down ward, and he shot out of the deep gray clouds behind the grandstand In a wonderful glide to the ground. .Tohnstone bad completed his altitude flight just pre vious to the ascent of Brookins and White, having made at the same time th«» best mark in duration for the meet, 1 hour 47 minutes 24 2-5 seconds. Glenn Curtiss put in a new mark in the accuracy event, near the close, of the day, making a landing within 63 feet 10 inches of the mark, bettering Whites mark by almost one hundred feet. Curtiss mad" an other try at the getaway, but secured no mark, and Charles F. Wlllard made only one round of the course In an attempt at speed, which failed to secure him a mark. The summary of to-day's events: Speed (distance fi' 4 miles)— First, C. Gra- While, 6 minutes 16 8-5 seconds; sec ond. Glenn 11. Curtiss, 6 minutes 29 3-5 sec onds. Duration— First. Ralph Johnstons. 1 hour 47 minutes 24 2-5 seconds:: second. White. 47 minutes SO seconds; third, Brookins, ','S minutes 19 1-5 seconds. Distance — First, White. 33 miles; second, .■Johnston?. 31 miles 2.G40 feet. Slow lap- First (only entry), Brooklns, 13 minutes 4S seconds. Accuracy— First, Curtiss, 63 feet 19 inches; second. White. 162 feet 6 inches. "Globe" prize flight to Boston T,iEht, 33 miles— First (only entry), White. 40 minutes 1 3-5 seconds. Summary of points given in first four events, speed, altitude, fluration and dist ance, to date^ — Claude Grahame-White, 18; Ralph Jobnstone, 9; Glenn 11. Curtiss, 4; Charles F. Willard. 3, and Walter 11. Brook ins, 2. SAVE MAN WHO TRIED TO DIE Priest and Policeman Prevent Stenog rapher's Death by Gas. Thomas Dunn, a stenographer, living at No 161 West H6th street, owes his life 10 Father Kenning, of the Church of SI Mat thew, in West 67th street, and Patrolman McKeeVer; of the West fißth street station. who .brought him to after he had inhaled a large amount of pas Dunn hail been out of work for some time. This, together with ill health, prompted him yesterday to attempt suicide He went into the parlor of hit* home and, a.fter closing all the doors and windows, turned on the ?ras Jets and reclined on the sofa. When Mrs. Dunn reached home she. found the bouse in darkness and. going into the parlor, discovered her husband un conscious. Father Penning was sent for and he, with patrolman McJCeever, worked over Dr.nn for half an hour, when be showed s«iecns of returning consciousness. Then 1" Conley, of Flower Hospital, arrived and re moved him to the hospital. MUST PAY TO-DAY OR GO TO JAIL. Jung" Holt, in the United States District Court, yesterday delayed for another day signing the order committing Miss Dorothy p. I-liggins. of Yonkers, to the Ludlow street jail for contempt of court in paying out to creditors $3,2(10 that should have bed] turned into the custody of the court In the bankruptcy proceedings of her mother, Mrs. E. W. Bradner. The papers were turned over to Judge. Holt by Judge Hough, and action was expected yesterday, but Judge Holt said he had been Informed thai there would probably b« m settlement by Miss Higgtns to-day. Action In the ra.-c will not be delayed beyond to-day, how ever, according to Judge Holt. MAY SETTLE SMUGGLING CASE. As Special Deputy Surveyor Smyth, who is to hear the. case, was called as a witness yesterday in the customs fraud!- trials at the, Federal Building, the examination of John B, Martin, the restaurant keep.-: ( md his wife on the cliurc of trying to smug gle goods into this country on their arrival from abroad, on Tuesday, was postponed until to-day. It is understood thai the. case will be settled to-day by the payment of the duty and a fine, and that the, defence «ill be it pi* i* "f an oversight in making out the declaration. PAPAL LEGATE FAINTS Cardinal Vannutelli Overcome at Reception in Montreal. HIS STRENGTH OVERTAXED Prelates Stopped by Crowds Address Them — Logue Speaks in Gaelic Montreal. Sept. ".—Cardinal VannutelH. the aged representative of Plus X- at the Euchari«tle Congress, fainted to-night at a reception given in his honor by the Cana dian government. Th<-r<» were four thousand persons in the erreat drawing room of the Windsor Hotel when Sir Charles Murphy, the Secretary of State, caused the announcement to be mad- 1 that the prelate was unable to con tinue the reception. Half an hour lat*>r. however, the legate, paid that he was qu^e himself asrain and -wished to return to the drawing room, hut Dr. Guerln, Mayor of thf> city, advised him to abandon the re ception, and he was taken to th" Episcopal Palace. Several physicians offered their services, but to all the prelate said In nro ken KngrliPh ■•I am Just tired, that i? all. You wouldn't hav<* a youne man llks me b« frightened in the presence of my col l«aeii'\ Cardinal iMguf." Cardinal VannutelH had received perhaps fifteen hundred person? when he. collapsed. He had intended to attend a night ?ervlce at Notre 'Dame, and the structure -was packed to its capacity— about fifteen thou sand persons— and five thousand more wfre gathered outside when word '•am« v that the Cardinal would be unable to be present. Monsiirnor Bruchesl also intimated that it nilght hr necessary to cancel several of the minor enpag-pments of th» legate, for it was evident his strength was failing. This morning he preached in thn city prison, and In the afternoon he attended th*» 'provincial government's luncheon, at which he paid a warm tribute to the non- Catholics Of Canada. AH of this taxed hi? strength preatly. as he is seventy-four year? old. The social features of the congress began this afternoon with a luncheon given by the provincial government at the Windsor Hotel. Sir Lomer Gouin. Premier of the province of Quebec, presided. Cardinal Vanniitelli. Cardinal Ix>?uc and Monsignor Barnebeai sat on a dais, and about them, arrayed 1" their robes, were archbishops and bishops from all parts of the world. After the luncheon, a crowd of men and women, among them laborers from the street, broke the guard lines and inter rupted the progress of the prelates from th* main hall to the carriage entrance. The Papal Legate insisted on standing in the midst of the crowd. He spoke for about five minutes, shook hands with the laborers, and save his blessing. When he had srone th« crowds turned their atten tion to the other visiting prelates. Archbishop O'Connell was forced to make a speech in Italian, and when Car dinal Lopue appeared thM-.rowds thronged fihout him, and to please a group 'Of Irish- Canadians the Irish prelate spoke in Gaelic. Archbishop Glcnnon. of St. Louis, tried to pass out, but was halted by about two hundred women until he crave them his blessing. At another entrance. Monsignor Touchet. Bishop of Orleans. France, was held up by a crowd- of enthusiastic coun trymen. He wished to speak, lie said, but was afraid to block traffic or cause an noyance about the hotel. The manage ment of the hotel, however, urged him to speak, and Mayor Guerin led him to a window, from which he addressed the crowd, which grew larger every moment. At the close it was estimated that five thousand persons had gathered about the window. In the evening the federal government gave a reception at the same hotel. Sir Charles Murphy, secretary of state, pre siding. Members of the "Legislature of Quebec and the federal Parliament were among those presented to the leeate. Cardinal VannutelH has been profoundly impressed by the extraordinary enthusiasm shown her«\ ••] am almost overcome by the devotion and loyalty of the Catholics who have asspmbldd here." he said, "and have noted the cordial attitude of those who are not of our faith. T shall not fail to make this known to the Holy Father." FOR ALASKAN DEVEIOPMENT Wickersham Suggests Plan for Operating Coal Land. Seattle. Sept. 7. — Attorney General George W. Wickersham, who returned from a tour of Alaska last night in com pany with Charles Kagel. Secretary of Commerce nun Labor, declares himself strongly in favor of Alaskan development. "Transportation Is necessary to the growth of Alaska, and coal is* necessary to transportation." he said. "It does seem rather illogical, to say th» least, that the railroad companies in Alaska have been forced to pay $14 a ton for Japanese and British Columbia coal when they have much better fuel near them. "I believe that Congress will this win ter work out some way by which the coal tilings Of Alaska may be developed, look ing always to the protection of the gov ernment's interests " While declining to outline the plan that be will recommend to the President, the Attorney General propounded the Query: "Why couldn't the coal land of Alaska, be operated somewhat along the lines of the Chicago traction companies? The City of Chicago has at any time the right to take over the traction lines on payment to the operators of an amount sufficient to reimburse them. I believe thai coal oper ators would develop the Alaskan fields or. indeterminate contracts if they were as sured that when their contracts were ter minated they would be reimbursed for their Investment." Secretary Nugel was mainly interested on his trip in the fisheries, immigration and lighthouse service Both the Cabinet members were impressed with the need of better aids to navigation along th* Alaskan coast, and this matter will he taken up by Mr. N'ngel with the 'Light house Board on his return to Washington. The seal fisheries of the Pribylov Isl ands were visited as well as the salmon and halibut fisheries. Mr. Wlckershum was amazed at the magnitude of tho Alas kan fisheries. Attorney General Wickersham and Sec retary Nagel will leave for Portland, Ore., to-morrow night. EARTHQUAKES RECORDED Washington Reports One Shock and Cleveland Two — All Light. Washington, Bepl 7 An earthqnaki be lieved to have been about forty Bye hundred hm!»-v away wa« recorded on the sfilsmo graph at » >nrgetown University early to day. The tremors which lasted from :::14 tc IJG O'dOOk, wer'- very sllsht and in an ■ •.t>: an<i u»->t direction Cleveland. Sept. 7.— The seismograph at St. Ignatius Collage recorded two earth quake shocks to-day, ' ''<■ tlrst lasting from 2:15 a. in. to 2:47 a. in., and the second from 4:17 a. m. to 5:21 a. m. Boih were tOO light to Indicate distance or direction. DISCUSSION OF COTTON BILLS London, Sept. 7.— Representatives of the foreign banks met to-day and diaciißied the demand of British an 1 Continental banking houses tha American bankers after Oc tober 31 next guarantee ail bills <>f lading on cotton. The debate will be continued to-morrow. W.&J.SLOANE DOMESTIC RUGS Of the Highest Grades IN their latest productions certain American Rug manufacturers have closely approached the finest Oriental creations in the beauty of their designs and colorings. It is the product of this high type of American textile genius that is well represented in our stock. The fidelity with which the Oriental figures and tones are reproduced in these Rugs is a feature that will command the attention of the most discriminating. These distinctive qualities are strongly exemplified in our compre hensive assortment of Wilton, Brus sels and Axminster Rugs. Especially attractive, also, are our " Kalliston " Plain-color Seamless Rugs (in 26 reg ular sizes and 30 colorings) and the new "Chaumont" Seamless Axminster Rugs, which may be had both plain and figured. Free delivery within 100 miles. Broadway & Nineteenth Street "MOHAIR SUIT WEATHER" This is the kind of weather in which a man can be comfortable m a suit made from COOL COMFORTABLE DRESSY Keep their .hape well and require rery httle pressing, Your merchant tailor can mak you a suit to measure or you car buy ready-to-wear suit, from the leading clotfaiOT. /-s B, PRIESTLEY & CO. |^^^| V&ra*^ J Bradford. England \ . \««^«k/ jj American Sellinc Offices, | /feai^j^ cfwggJMH **s*fybir m r>th Avp - N 3 i " I ThiF! T , 3^« Mart ka We v!' : ami jjjji aa* - I rla *' > label ta - "*'.," ROSENHEiMER IN It « ontinu<»d from flrot paite. Bronx Detective Bureau, he said, nnd there it wa-^ ascertained that the ma chine belonged to Rosenheimer. who was arre c.t A rl with Fleischer at Rosenheimer's home shortly after midnight, a few hours after the accident After Detective Wickham had testi fied to arresting Rosenheimer and Fleischer he said Fleischer had re marked on their way to the station that if he had been operating the machine "it would not have happened." Rosen- EDWARD T. RO6EKHEDIEB. Held by coroner's jury for killing youns Kirl witn automobile. hcimer said, according to "Wickham. he had felt a slight bump as his machine pass. •! Cleveland avenue. Wickham testified that Patrolman Koster hail given him a button found em the scene of the accident, and that he had later examined Rosenheimej's machine and found that just such a button was missing from the rain hood of the auto mobile. Chauffeur Took Number of Car. Jamos Deans told of reaching the scene of the accident with his employer, Charles J. Stelnau. He had heard the crash and saw an automobile pass by at high speed, When he reached the scene of the accident he jumped out and lifted the head of Miss Grace Hough to sec whether she was still alive, but found her dead. Then, turning to his employer, who had got out of his machine, be said: "A woman has been killed, Shall Igo after that automobile?" Having obtained permission he put on full speed, and failing to get ■ response from the occupants of the fleeing ma chine he noted, the number, which he turned over to the first policeman he met. when he found that tht automobile in front was getting away truin him. Dr. .1 Lewis Amster. of No. 12002 flelliaale avenue, testified that Miss Anna MeCabe and George Fedden, the other victims of the collision, were un able to appear in court. " Amater said Miss MeOabe would not be tit to testify for two months, and Fedden was still a nervous wreck. After visiting the scene of the acci dent and viewing 1 the automobile and the wrecked carriage the Jury returned to court and rendered its verdict. Mr. Uaborne pleaded fur the edmijf.'oa !of Rbsenhelmer to bail, but Coron?r Schwannecke said he would have to see ! the District . ttorney. Rosenheimer joked with the detectives when he was taken to their ofllce. aai was later committed to thl Harlem Po lice Court prison. The Coroner ■-■ hear argument to-day on the question of accepting bail for th« prisoner. SLAIN BY SELF OR ACCIDENT " : Courts May Answer, but Man Held for Attempted Suicide Is Dead. Through letters of administration U.««~l ■ yesterday by Surrogate Cohalan to '•'" ' Rosa Porcaro, of No. 43 Stanton street, on , the property of her husband, "-an"?" Porcaro. it was learned that Porcaro. wbo was under bail for an alleged attempt tf> commit suicfd?. had di°d on Monday tn a private hospital. Porcaro became violently HI after a <io« of what he said he supposed was e??c= salts, but which was oxalic acid. Porcaro wa« sent to Be'levue Hosp'ta! 1 a prisoner. One si his sons obtained a ! writ of habeas corpus, bat h- was to<> j sick to be brought into court. On th<» re i cital of th«» circumstances, Justice Brad--' permitted bis removal to a private hc«pita! under SJI bail. Tn her application for the Tetters <*f ad ministration Mrs. Porcaro said th« ob& I tentative property In which sh? Nad an I interest was a claim asa:: ■• the drag finr. } that soli her hurband UNI that eatiaed ; bis death. CORDAGE COMPANY DISSOLUTIOK Referee Favors Standard's Petition— Vice-President a Stockholder. Jerome Hess, aopointed by the SnprenW Court as referee in th- matter of the ap plication of the Standard Cordage Com 1 pany for thr voluntary dissolution of th» corporation, filed hi* report yesterday, fa 1 voring the granting of the application. Tn the list of holders si stock of the eontpaCT, which at par was worth SIOO a share, ap pears the name Of Vice-President -:"' man as the holder of 174 shares. The reason for the application for ■••" lutlon was that the company has tosa • losing .••:■--. its organization. t« 190>;. The loss in th- first year amounted to 5101,337, while in March '.a I the total = ?t loss amounted to r~"\" r The inf-rert «<ri tiM first mortgage bonds amounted toT-#>* Ml and the corporation did not have tW I money to m<*et this obligation- Th? ***** j outstanding capital stock la $2.T^s^* BLOW ON HEAD KILLS PLAYER- ■ * Walter PUaT, thirty years o'.d. a ir.»m her of an "Uncle Tom's Cabin" company, died in the When Plains Hospital yester day from the all of a blow on the h*ai received at Mount Kisco last Sunday morr! inp. L. A. Knowlion. of EUiotvtHe. an cW man. also a member of the theatrical com pany, was arrested at Mount Maje w d committed to White Plains jail on a chars* of assault la connection will the case T* charge will now be changed to manelsagl*" -*j ter. According to the police. Knowlton vent B the troupe car. which was standing on * siding, and got Into an arsmneot *•** St rater. a fight started, in which several took part. It ended whoa Knowlion, it » 3 allf£~d. m srtf aefiaii felled Strater ■• ; a. heavy stick. _. THE CAUSE OF GROWTH No advertising teat we could nave done would have made oar business what It Is. The holders or guaranteed mortgages have made the business grow by telling others the advan tages of such Investments. Our guaranteed mortgages would be ■ good investment for your mosey •* for trust foods in your care. So investor has ever lost a dollar. Capital 6 Surplus - S7 ,500,00° \ 176B*way. H. T. 115 Kcsaen SU »"*»• a*o taltca SC /fit*""'