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In City of Sew York. Jersey City and Hobokea. EI?EH HEBE TWO ?TENTS BRYAN WILL IKE MONEY TRUST ISSUE Has Marked for Slaughter All Congressmen Who Opposed Inquiry by Special Committee. TO BE CALLED AS WITNESS Banking and Currency Commit? tee Wants to Know What He Meant by Saying It Was Controlled by Wall Street. [Frr-r- The Tribun? Bureau 1 ?tt-aphircTon. Feb. 9.?The proposed ?moar- ?trust" Investigation virtually blew UP qt ?-h* House end of the Capitol to-day. and with the explosion comes the ggtborltattve announcement that Will? iam Jennlnga Bryan will appeal to the ccuntrv t?-- rebuke Speaker Champ Clark, Representative Oscar W. Dnd?arwOOd and other Democrats who aided In the defoat of the Investigation by a "special com? mltt The troubl*** ol the House Dem?crata over the 'money mist" controversy, it developer! to-day. did not end wit It the Pemo. ratio caucua They have I hegun. From a ?lose Bryan adherent In the House there came to-day the promise that Mr. Bryan Will immediately Issue an appeal to the Democrats of the country to make the "money trust." nn Issue In the campaign. Democratic Presi? dential < undidates are to be measured ?According to their attitude on a "real'' Investie itton of Wall Street, and Mr Bryan will demand the political life of every Pemocrat who opposed the Henry resolution providing for a special com? mittee. According to the ?Bryan followers in the House the "peerless leader" will take his fight to the state and county conven? tions, and will ask that no delegates to the Democratic National Convention ?hall be named who may favor any Dem? ocrat "*'ho voted against the "money trust" Inquiry. This means that Speaker Champ Clark und Representative I'nderwood. who op pssed tvie Henry resolution, which Bryan ?avore-i, staked their political fortum I on their votes in the recent Democratic caucus. Will Summon Bryan as Witness. The Ranking and Currency Committee decided to day to ?summon Mr. Bryan as the hrsi witness in the Investigation. Mr. Bry^n trod on the toes Of the Demo? cratic members of the. committee when he recently declared that the "money trust" thought it could control the <.-.?m mittee. The. committee Insists that Mr. Fryan mnr<t exj.lttin what he meant, not? withstanding the fa. t that the Bryan adherents in the caucus Wednesday night offered a resolution. which was adopted expressing confidence In the Integrity of their colleagues on that committee The committee Is a unit." said Rep ? itlve rujo, chairman of th?- Bank? ing and Currency Committee, to-day, "in the decision that Mr. Bryan must ex I'.niii to us exactly what he meant" This is what Mr. Bryan said about the committee, concerning which the i>. ?n <v ratio members wish to question him: Democrat! beware! The "money trust. having failed In Iti effort t<? prevent an n.-.? In now trying to for?**? an Investigation t.?- tie Banking Com mlttee The fact thai the "money truat" ?nut?-.- intrusted with the Investigation la proof j>< --1 ti*?? that It think:- it can contr?.l that committee. Then- developments overshadow ?he action ?.f the ?Democratic membi the committee who met t?.-?i?v and drafted a rather ambiguous resolution asking that the committee should he ? iz. ?1 t- ? air. ?.nt the caui us in ? ms. Chairman Pujo Introduced n resolution i<?-d <y asking that his ?-ntii mirt.-.- be authorized t?. secure "full and complete Information regarding the hanking- and ?currency conditionna of th> owntry." The "money trust" is nol mentioneC by name in the Pujo resolu? tion, the language of which *--...: agreed up.n af??r a rati..-t exiting meeting of th? n?. lorlty members of the Banking and Curt? n. Co mitt? ? Fight Goes to Henry's Committee. Thn : erred tO ?he ."r.miTnlf. , on Bui, - I;. : . tat, . Ht ray a p. -,-anite and an advo? cate of i "special" committee, la chair? man of the 1 ? ? ?mmlttee and he the pujo resolution with a con? temptuous look to-day. Ii is not radie?! en?.ut?, t., m,., ?f, ,,, . ,, ,. . mon( trust" conl ?fi Rules Committee which Chain ? port on his origin .1 r< olutlon. The Demscrati ol the Banking and Committee mel behind 1 '? ,! ?' Representative Vn eland, Minorit) inrmi . ? ,i?. committee, mack 9 demand thai the Repul : ,riemi ? :n 1 n? ?i t.. the ' onf< I ea the ??,,??.y trust" Investigstion which ?i"- . omn ? authorised t.. make Mr t/reeiand was treated with s-art courtes) b] th. D-empcrati and 'he minont\ msmbefi were debarred from t '? the Bryanltea In th? ?lution Anally agi ??"? meaning 1 thai '?*eur?-s , perfunctory consider ?nerelv of "tanking and currency I "This resolution i,:ts been Introduo I upon my own responsiblllt r?ti?-ts .,ris ,,,. personal riews," said Hvi Pujo "The,,- ii, bet B talk by uninformed ;. | ?bout eionopoltstl?-; control of Bnanclal untrj should su. h ? Kist, no douW I'Tl.-lati"" propei lim ?- HI not onlj i??- rah ? n Banking ul Ulli he ?no te<) by the ? 1 of this 1 setentlfk It houid -m 1 ...1,-1.1? ??<-1 along ,; 'The -ironey trust' will t>? M" - ?? ? impaign.' 1 ti 1 ? ?Bryan pu.(h? 11..IJ,. t<. .1. t?-utiiiut-?J uis aei ol?-I pas*? Petty Grafter's Name Is Legion In This City There are numerous "slick tricks" operated daily which mulct the public service com? panies of large sums in the aggregate Details of many of these schemes will be given in To-morrow's Tribune LORD CHAMBERLAIN RESIGNS Retirement Unconnected with Censorship Controversy. ?B?. i-aMe ???. Trie Tribun? 1 London, Feb. 1<> -Karl Spencer hap r? signed the office of Lord Ohamhorlnln Though his retirement is In no WBJ associatcd with the. nut-stlonp connected with the ? ensorshlp of plays tint have re.-rntlv arisen, tnero is little doubt hut that the <>? casiop will h? utlllzerl for a reorganization of this department of the l.??r?l Chamberlain's work. The Karl of ?'heptorflold. lord steward of th? house? hold, and the Karl of ?"ranard, mapter of thi? horpe, are mentioned a? poppibl?? pura-o-porp to T.ord Spencer. 1 Bpen? er hemme ",ord ?""hamberlain la IBM ?Responsibility for ?r,? thanklees .-.n?1 much criticised dutirs of play censorship falls oj, th<- shoulders of this functionary. "A hen l.iri Sp.-ii. ?-r took office Urcirtro ^ ??1 had for ten year? served th? var1 OUS Lord ? 'haniherlnins as Examiner of riays A nan of -trlet Ideals, he had made h?tns??lf ninft unpopular in the theatrical world Finallv. in an effort to modify criticism of his ofn\-<*. Earl Spencer, on November 28 of last year, announced the appointment as joint examiner of play? of Charles h k Brookfleld, an actor, play? wright, author, and ?veil known racont'-ur tie ones ticur?-?) conspicuously In proceed? ings before g special committee which in? vestigated the censorship of plays. One of hia own plays was objects to on the ground of immornlltv. This attempt to amend matters met with litt!?? suene? The appointment cauaed -.-?t-erai nmnzenient and redoubled criti? cism. Tho association of tivo men so dis? similar In their ?standards naturally cauaed friction from the start. Finally. after a month of it. Mr l.cdfi.rd resigned, announcing that "seventeen years of read? ing bad plays was enough.'' BOOTHS FOR PEG POST COPS Crane Bill Would Give Then Shelter When on Duty. I Telegraph to The Trlhnn?. 1 Albany, Feb. 9- -Appemhlyman Sidney C. Crane of N?sw York, hap a warm spot in his heart for the poiicop-ien in "eitlen of one million Inhabitants or over." That means New York City. H<* Introduced h bill to-day which, all through, breathed sympathy for the New York MfMC-flSt who through th?*- long^iours of the night i.nd enr'.v morning, stand? at the -.tr.-et cropstng. The rneaaur? provides that patrolmen assigned to stationary postp shall be provided with "suitable sheltur houses or booths" for their protection and that the municipal authorities shall mako reaaonable ralea to enable them t?. us?) "ill?- same while, on duiv." CALL CAR STEPS TOO HIGH Women Say They Interfere with Styles in Skirts. ! ]!y IV'-graph to TTm 'i m une. 1 Boston, Fob. .>. Efforts to compel th.? sti?-,t?rir companies to lower car steps nform with the preaenl styles In women's skirts came to a. head to-day at tin", given by tho Railroad Com? missioners ?m ,'i Mil Which would effect th?* compulsion. "The steps are not i?.<> high; the skirts are too hobbly," declared the attorney ropresentlng the streetcar interests. "If you'll L'"?k around you you'll fit.il no hobble skirts her?-," retorted Mr-?. Norman W. Clark, of Hyde Park, one of the Hit'?* spokt swomen. JOHNSON ADMITS MARRIAGE Pugilist Says He Wedded Etta H. Duryea in Pittsburgh. rai-,, i-"?i, i "Jack" Johnson, rham plon pugilist, to nicht confirmed the reporl Oiat he had obtaln?ed s marriage license in Plttsburgl and sld further that he had married Etts M Duryss In that city shortly John "ti said the marriage was ??t ? o and 1 ?-'a! ?n?l there ? ???ii<l be do blam? attached. Mr? Jol.??). he said, obtained a divorce from ?'i.'.r?-n"- ?Duryea, fr? Cbteago, ab-.m eighteen months ago through G A Beerly, ? Chteago lawyer. Duryea was served In th. suit, t-iit defaulted, and tho service was ?.ut t,. hi i.r- in Ifakmi. N ? Mi m said to-night ; lu- had Uve?! ;.t Hempstead, ?Long Island, hut would not discuss hei former husband, Johnson said: i married virs Duryee secretly, Bbs ),;,,i been dlvoresd a year before lira ... ?=trirt?-rl the suit herself. I know nothing about her former husband, never having see? liim. so far as I know All 1 knot* Is that she 1s my wife, and who :,i,,. v that concern i no "ne imt Pittsburgh, r*eb i? i^.?'k;tic ovei thi aid , clerks "f the marrlaKe llcanas have dlM-ow-red that John A. known as ".lack" .loimson. ?Ion heavyweight "ghter. reeertt ? > ???. January i-, 1*11. The license was i.??-ii?*?i to Johneon and Etts H. i ...-M a, white, i s her n -?)? n't> as I'll.?;..-,. i-n i Duryea was the daughtei of Mr and | Mi I..i.M rerry, of Flat bush, and the ; m of PlOratta Whfiley. who eloped I With the Itev. .1?re I'ooke. \ho.it i.n ,rri?-,i Clat-eace i I ? s?.n ?.f John l'une?, a well ?known comml ; , ' fO-OTtf I ? waS Singing i?i in- ...il-n City ''Hthi'lral ?iii.tt. r. ?, ? i i,is wife pettnnded hin. ? plot! his t..|i'ir v..ice in llt?iit comic opera ?I ? ? n, ?! -, . |... igemeent ?ind she went Int?? thi San? .,.?ni-.?ir. In S ml?.???- role ,i her nii'ioing Five years ngn her husband left t??f'r Aft?rw-ard ??? ? fili.t,?- Ml the ground of de.sa-r " ?? . Imry-.i la non S ?i.-fflm of 'dosis and lives Hi Saranac l.ake with hii f.?!i,? i en New-York TrlfcU*?? AI? 12, li n,,i i-i hoards ? Itli In - ''lors, 00?j. at l Um ?.?like, too. b? mall. Advu BRANDT GEIS OU ! OF PRISON TOC Habeas Corpus Writ Issuec Schiff Valet To Be Argui Tuesday Morning. IN TOMBS UNTIL DECI Mirabeau L. Towns Also M Before Judffe Rosalsky f< Reopening of Case Whitman's New Step. Fnnlke E. Brandt, the former val I Mortimer L. Sr-hiff, will walk ot riinton prison to-day ??n ? writ of hr ??.i pus issued wrterday by Jtl i'ierard, of th.- Bupreme C-aurt, on th piieation of Mirabeau L. Towna, coi for Martin v. Huberth, s real era tor, of No 147 Fourth .*? enue, tion<*r" and "next friend'' of the fin.-r Brand! pleaded guilty to burglar the first degree, and was sentenci prison in April. 10<t7. 1>\ Judge Kosn for thirty yeara He petitioned Gove Dix lust month for a pardon? on ? ground that he was sentenced to i I term for breaking snd entering : Sehiff's home in the night, ;? rrim which he says he was Induced to ? guilty, though he did not rotnmt ?Governor Dig denied the petition tn<3 j .-.lined to reopen the ? ase during his ? of offl.-e. Dlstricl Attornes Whitman, who urged the ?parole of Brandt, continue Investigate the < sse, with the Inten of hringing the facts before the gr jury. The publl. Ity whl< h tl sioned brought Clarence J Bhearn, M beau L. Towns and James w Osbo former Assistant District Attorney, the case to test the legallt) of Bran sentence snd to Inquire Into its sevei I They said thej ?believed tl. it the ; pl.'ion th.it Brandt <ii?i n?oi realise nature <?f the crime t?. whi< h he plea guilty and th.it Judge Rosalsky was i led in the mati.-r was abundantly titled by the facts brought t>> lighl District Attorney Whitman's in\?-stl tlon. Petition to Justice Gerard, in his petition t?> Justice < ;? rard for Will of h.'.t.e.is orpus Mr Towns sts that on "information snd belief the pi oner, Brandt, is not detained by pr??* or mandat.- Issued by any court <?f i United Btatee ?r by virtue of s fli Jiidgm.-nt of n ...mp.t.-nt tribunal civil or criminal Juris.ii tlon." Copies of the terril were served Warden Kaiser of Clinton prison, t r?istri. t Attorney of Clinton County, ? tomey General Carmody and District / torney Whitman On "? ounl of *i Whitman's attitude In the prtsone favor s Deputy attorney General s represent the peepta The next st?'p lu t'i>- pro? '" ' h? ti.. argument1 on the writ !?? fore Ji ti?e Gerard al lOJW o'clock <?n Tuesd morning, when the i np?-r Is returnab I'nle?? the Attorney <;? n?r.?l asks for i adjournment Mr. Towns will predi) I hi? argumenta <?n th.- law and the n o alleging that Brandt Is illegally detain in prison Itrandt will be remanded the Tombs until Juetlce Gerard's <i??? Isli ?.n th.- vrii [f his ?parole Is gr.int. Hran.it will i"- r?t*arralgned for pleadli toa charge of unlawful entry, which is tiiis?'. in?-, nor. <.r he will be tried f? r a Kault with int. nt to kill Mr Bchlff, f? whl.h an Indictment sgalnsl him pending Two ?**-i irses were decided upon by 11 lawyers for Brandt, '?ne was the ? lease by writ of habeas rorpita Tl other was t?. ask the committing Judj (Roaalsky) t<> open Judigmenl In the cas end b ?ln plan - were carried out Reopening of Case Also Moved. \?j goon SB Justice ?'."rard Issued 'I writ of hal'?-as corpus Mr. Town-- applle to .1u.Il'.- Rosalsky, moving the "openln and setting Mide of the alleged JiuU nteni of conviction ?>f Brandt, quashlni vacating and setting aside the commit ment and ordering ? rearralgnmenl sn a new trial upon the Indictment on lh ground thai the court was deceived an imposed upon snd scted upon mlrdnfor mation nn?i undei mlstak< In pronoun?* irg sentence, a:, nppears hy newlj ?lis covered evldenct The motion is hnsed ui on man) thing* among which are mentioned the minute ot* the ?jrand Jury which Indicted Brandi the records of the court proceeding made hy Thomas W. <?sl.or?ie. the etenog i;.ph?-t*. and the affidavit >.f t'ari Fische Hansen, Brandt's attorney w h?-n h. pleaded guii,v to the charge preferre* egainsi him by Mr Sehi'f. The most Important affidavits, i...v\ ever, iir" th'se of (?Ms T.nthnn and Louli i Bieter, who were prisoners in the TomfM ?with Brand! before he pleaded guilty ?Theso affidavits were verified on Thurs day? nnrt are said to pertain t?. all?ger j conversations h? twe.-t. Brand! and rer ?tain person? Who diSCUSSed With Ht and i ! it, the Tomhs an alleged promise of en , ,ti\- rel< '*''? from i'1 '?-"" H he would .s,-nt to enter ? pies of guilt) to first ii. ?re? burglary. another important afBdavli m?sntloned is that of District Attorney Whitman roneerning his ofnVlal investigation of the retx.rt of Petertive Joseph Q, Wof.l L|dge on th?- r.-i'ord of Hran.lt 1 -.-fore his I ?niie was In the form of en un sworn I'tt.r t" Inspector McLoughlln, ?" the detective hureau. dated April ::. tMT, i ? ,?,,on whl.h Judge ?Rosalsky scted in [committing ?Brandi " Whitman Summon? Woolridge. ! The ?-ontents of Woolridge'S l-iter re ?suited in su? h ? mass of ...ntr-i?!*. tory ?evidence that District Attornej wi?. man woond up his investigation int., the 'report by summontag Woolridge to Um I criminal Courts Bulld?i-g from Bheepe | head Bav vesterday afternoon. Tho for? ro? r detective was closeted with Mr. ?Whitman s.v.iai bOOCS. an?! the District Attorney then ?mid that Woolridge wonid ep?pear as the Ural witness m a ??_, h-, i . , r< weed inga b-sfOTS the grand Jury on Tueadaj um gatlon I 10U11U....1 ?w? t?1'1- ?"*??*?? \ TAMMANY HYMN TO THE SUNRISE. MURPHY Now, boys, all together! FLOOD POURS ON MAN HELPLESSLY PARALYZED His Cries for Help Unanswered. Water Fills the Room Until His Bed Is Icy Bath. MAIN HAD BURST IN STREET Then, as Only His Face RcmAins Above the Surface and Death Seems Sure, Help Comes, and He Still Lives. n,.,,,.. i-,-,,i,n,.m. s helpless paralytic, lay on hi? bed In the dart -baaemenl of ,,,? house at Noe. 206 and 207 Eaat Wth .,,,.,.. i;,,.. yesterday afternoon ?nd watched s stream of water t? broken main In the street pour thi the window Into his narrow quarters St..nil ai Brat, the stream Im reaaed In ?,.,'.. and when water filled the room < fool .p the Imprlon.i man began to ,rv oui f?>r help No one reeponded. Except for Hi- trickling sound of the water running In at the darkened win dow. Fr.-iitiiiin .i?i nol hear s soun ! in ,),,. houae Mthough ll was so dar? in ib- bris? nient thai Ftohman cotild n<"i s,.,., he pul ??ni his hand and fell thai the wat ei had rieen n?sarlj t?> the bottom , , ,||(. _e<L Boon H 'i;|,i riaen even a Ith ,i?. bed. and he lay full length In an Icj ti,??i o., arreamed, i rled and trl?sd win .,,, ,,,.. itrength to twlat ?? ?heel "i-r the ,,, ,,, ,,,- ,i,.. bed ?nd draw himself up, i?,i uns s?, axhauited thai it irai Int I,.. ibie He did : u" ? "i In getting . .,,,,, ,i.led under his body In such s , | .n thai ?' rateed his bead half i -, .., higher and there he held his position While Prohman shouted until h.- was hoarse, the water roae until It wai level with his chin, Throwing his head bach , j ,,. u pos Ible so that only his mouth und none stuck up out of the mudd water, he united. The numbtni cold had driven all sen ntion from his body, ?nd he ans con ?clous ot.iv of chal? - and s tahk float In, ?round his beef, but he held on, moment bj ni??ni'-i? ?lb-,, as he lay ?l1'"' ?""' ",'"1' "", ,,, up in the corners or his n.th. and then, little by little flowed ,,,?,s ,,s race Not? only his noes ?ras .,) ;i,?i Prohman kiiew that he had but n feiv minutes m?.r?' to arAll ?Than K-.t-'Tt Dawaon, h patrolman ai tachad t.? the telegmi* -??eau al police headquarters and Frederick Miller, a chauffeur, broke Into th? naaemenl they beard fnlnt Rasps ???"tnlna fn.in s ?lark corner ?They waded acroas th.- room up to their walat? In 9rntmt and ?hen they had puahad btkU ? ,h;,ir' ? ,:,M" ,?,, ., big bunch ?f clothe? that had lodged there, dtet-W??***6-1 ,n" ,lv"1 ?" " ,f ,i, paralytic ?taring ?pwaid. They hauled hl? "P "", "' u" * ?-*-" and waded ha? k to tbe b.is.-.i.? t.t .stairs. hurrytai ...? with their liwdea Physl ,?.,?? ,,,.r,. .all.'d. and l-rohman uns a j i?... .. room >>n th? s??'on?l Moor < r.t rted int.? B r-om nn.i .rap,)-.! in blankets. Tliere hajj ?rrerad after s -?h"" ??- -?" ??*?? ; . i expertas? ? __. _ . [n ?tateof the tmtstm ?ufferinga of the helpleas man ttom COM and terror, the phyglcinn, Mid thai **Fmm? h? developed pneumonia Kr? hman i.Id ?unrhra his ?ZpertoOO?. V**9*m*m** 0?U taking a man's life, the ?water Inundated hi menis la bouses opposite the one Which the n.-.ir tragedy occurred, d' mags of gboul $2,000. -? .FAMILY IMPRISONED BY I ? Rescued on Little Island Aftei Peril of Ten Days. Atlantic City, Feh !? .l"hn F C? over end his wife, with their thr ...r ..??I daughter Eugenie, were regci from ?Segle Island,' s little st i of land about live mll.s up the l> where they had been Icebound and f; ? rval ?.n .iii'i exposure for ten da I'.ipt.i John Bowen led s volunt. Ilfesavlng crew In a small power boat the kce-flltod stream to the meadows i posit? the cabin on the Island wh< re I little family lived The rescuers tii crossed the i? ?? to tin- Conover cab where tthey found Conover and his fai Uj huddled around s small stove, whl w.is practically useless, as sections board hud ?been taken from the cabin make fuel for the tire, and through the openings In the cabin thi.Id .in.) nul ! tu-.i the in.it from the stove Moreov. their provisions were elmoel exhaust? Th.- rescuers Improvised s sled fro hoards "f the cabin, an?' <?n this th. I dragged Conover and his family a?*r.. the Ice to the sp??t where they had le their boat Pieces of ice wer.- encoui tered, and several times the little era was in lnigt-r of overturning or g.'ir down "n its way back to the <-?t \ Tl three sufferers were given over to th .are of physicians Imm-tdlately on ?t rival here. The condition at the m??th?* .nul daughter was said tO he serious. Conover said to?nlghl that troubfc began when his boat was frozen in th Ice ai.??nt ten days ago end he coul no! extricate it ROOSEVELT'S NEPHEW TALK! Assemblyman Robinson Believei Colonel Will Accept Nomination Little Kalis, n v. Pel? r? Assembly titan Theodore Douglas Robinson nephew o? Colonel TheodoM Roosevelt announced to das his candldacj for del egate t" ihe Republican National <*?>ti ventlon for the S?td Congress District compoaed of the rountlM of Herklmei and ' in--1'! ? "I take Hu- opportunitj of announc mi- ,m candidacy .-?s s delegate t?> the Chics ? ntioti." he said In sd ?rcHlng the members of the Republican Count; Committee after their meeting -n Hterkitner ihis afternoon. "Up to this he i ..iitinu'-'i. "Colonel Theodore Roosevell has not snnounced bis can? for the Pr?Bsidency, hut i im it? piled he will accept I am a candidate i,. co to i'hi? ago to vote for him. I am Hot ' ? indldate to bring about factional differences on this subject. I hope sr i |._, tiv-nts Can I"- made w hereby no factional trouble-, will result from my candida? | " The announcement was received with? , nt demonstration of any kind. GIRL BLOWN THROUGH HOUSE Exploding Gas Plant Kills Two and Injures Five. goclte tei Ulan . Feb. t. Two persona hi.- ??.-art snd live mot?- Milonily injure.I as a result --f an explosion ??t a gaa light i.,ni in the heme >.f Charlee rustier, . tii-- i-ity, late last ntRht. \ ?<.|. t rostw-l. MM of the victims. WSS blown through the si le of the boo ? ? ? MAILLARO'3 BREAKFAST COCOA. , t.. make, delicious an?i economical. ,..- \it.ii'. asainst c?jM weather ill*. AU*. L SI GEORGE'S MAY LOSE THE REV. DR. BIRCKHEAD Baltimore Parish Has Called Him and He Consults Friends There and in Washington. IS WICKERSHAM'S GUEST Vestry, Which Includes J. P. Morgan and Other Notables, Hears Dr. Rainsford's Successor May Resign. When J. Fieri".tit Morgan return? from Europe the probabilities are thai Bl Qeorge's Pariah will be without s rector. ir was learned yesterday that the Rat. Dr. Hugh Blrckhead, the young r? ?<>r 'who succeeded the Rev. I?r. William B. Ralnaford. uns ronelderlng handing In his resignation. At his office at tho church last night it uns said nil in?li catlons pointed to hi? departure, and in qulry among members of his vestry, which includes R. Fulton Cutting, Will? iam B. Curtis, Bath Low, William FoiTIk? and John S??eley Ward, elicited the same information. It was also learned that almost the entire membership of St. C.eorge's clergy staff would g?> with him. A f?'w days ax'? the veetry of Km manuel Church, Baltimore, elected the Rev. T?r Hlr?'kh.?ad rector, *?> succeed the Rev. Dr. J. H K. ? losfrin, who died some months ago. Emmanuel Church is one of the old and famous parishes of Baltimore, and Its late rector was one r>f the best known clergymen in the Bpia? copal Church. Its communicants number about one thousand, made up of the well? to-do of the city. i>r. Blrckhead ?as In Baltimore and Washington yesterday on business connected with hir. ale?11?.n. although ti" meeting of st Qeorge's try had been called and no resignation hai been pent in. The official annou'i. ?? ments. it was said, win be made prob? ably following his return to the city to nlght from Washington, where h.? was] the guest jreaterday of Attorney General Wickersham Yesterday's announcement ol i>r. Blrckhead's probable resignation cre? ated much comment in ?'hurch ? ir? l?s The personality of the rector and his rapid rise to power hue made him a figure In the Bplacopal ?'hurch. and bis pri'gress has been followed with great ini? real by einnehmen throughout the ti j He waa educated at ?Columbia University, ?rhlle his ?brother, ?its?? .? clergyman, ?rent t<> Harvard. Roth ?tudled theolog" at Cambridge, and Bt George's rector Is --i leading member ?.f the Camortdge Club, ??f tins . m. _<en?. ing the Cambridge school in 1903, he ? rime direct to Bt George's, and f--r Bve yean worked there under the Rev. Dr. Rainsford, part ?if the time as his first assistant. Ten years in the perish as as- I sistant and rector gave him an intim.ite knowled s of the Baal Bid* i...t the bur- | d.-n he ?awimed ?-.?s Mid by his irlanda I t.? have been s heavy one, and he has I long wishe?! that he might be relieved of S part of his exacting duties. William B. Curtis said last night that ?>n Eeveral invasions be had heard the I .-.?r in..?.?I ?a lt.tr?! page. POWER OF km House Votes to Abolish Five of the Fifteen Cavalry Reqi ments in .Army. FOLLOWS BLOW AT THE NAVY Only a Few Days Ago Demo? cratic Majority Declared Against Authorizing New Battleships. REFUSE MONEY FOR 'PLANES Chairman Hay's Amendment, "in the Interest of Economy," to the Army Appropriation Bill Adopted Republicans Will Fight R?sduction. [From Th?- Tribune B'tr<-*u.l Washington. Feb il?After bitter op? position from the Republican irnsmbers of the Military Affairs Committee the House to-day voted to reduce the cav? alry regiments In the army from fifteen to ten. The effect of this amendment on the army appropriation bill would be th? mustering out of service of 3,i?*0 enlisted men It i.s provided that the officers o? th? abolished regiments shall he retained and absorbed into other retslments of cavalry or other branches of the army, without reduction of (rrade The abolition of five r?giment**? of cav? alry was authorized while the House was In committee of the whole. The fight to retain the present strength of th? cav? alry arm will be renewed when the army bill is put upon its final passage in the House proper. Repr?*Bentatlve Hay, chairman of the Military Affaira Com? mittee, proposed the change, notwith? standing the fact that it wa? not carried in the bill as it came from committee. Ti;.' I ?. -m??? r.iti? pretence at ??? ?>n??my Is responsible for the amendment proposed by Mr. Hav. The Virginia Representa? tive charged that the army is topheevy with cavalry? ana despite the opposition from the Rcp.il.li. an side th? Demo < r.its fell inf. line and voted for the olltlon of Uve regta-enta. Ths vets viva voce, as the i ?--in? ?? ratic steam i was in excelU nt working ordei Only ? t* . ?lays ego the Demo? ratic House ??us. also on ?pretence ??t economy, voted that no battleships shall i?- authorised at the pn '. u of < 'ongresn in defence of thin slashing or* the army Mr Hay sssarted that In the I'.titish army the cavalry is equal to only about ixth of the Infantry? in the army of the United Stat.-s, he said, the cavalry Is about ?half th?- sir? ngth of the in? fantry, s proportion winch the chairman of the Military Affairs Committee con si? 1?-red too large. It whs estimated by "Chairman Hay that the Immediate sav? ing from th?- reduction In cavalry force would be ?H87&-S8. Representatives Prince, of Illinois? Kahn, of California; Butler, of Pennsyl? vania; Anthony, of Kansas, and other Republicans attacked the Hay am?*ind ment in the strongest terms. They said i ha" if any ehange In the proport.on of < avalr\ was t?. be made It should coma only after the army authorlthsi had re? ported a ? omprehenslve scheme of re? organization. The present strength of the army ta thirty regiments of Infantry and fifteen of cavalry. The Hay amendment. If re? tained in the final draft of the army appropriation bill, would become effec? tive on July 1. Ifi_2. The Republican members of the House also were unsuccessful In their efforts to obtain an Increased appropriation for the purchase of aeroplanes. Repr?sen? tative Prince offered an amendment to Increase the appropriation from $T.*>.000 to $r_.V*M?. hut the Democrats voted it down. Representative Mann, the mf noritv leader, made an urgent plea for ? more liberal allowance for aeroplanes, declaring that this feature of the ap ?-a tlon bill. abOVS all Others, --honld not be subie, ted t> the Democratic pruning knife. He said it was the most Impotrtanl ?action Congress could take to Improve the efficiencv of the army. The l t. t..i Btates, he added, was behind other nation!? tn the use of the aeroplane for war purposes snd should r.-.iu?'? other expenditures if aeotssary t-> in i reaee it? aerial f??r The majority, however, was obd and stood by the chairman of the com? mittee "T. R" BOOM FALSE ALARM Prolonged Whistle Gave Joker Chance to Fool Californians. [By T?-l??nraph ?.. Tl?. Trihun?- ] San H-rnar-llno. ?"al.. Feb. 9.?A clOgge< engine whistle started a Roosevelt bOOS last night that woke nearlv every inhabl tant of Ran Bernardino When the Ions continued whlstis began to wake many per <*ona, S wag started g report that Rooee \.-lt bed eoroaeated to run and that rail? road men \<?i. .. 1- In ?ting. Many hurrlet Into the stre?-ts and those who were pro Roosevelt held an Impromptu celebration Then It was learned that a clogged val th.- whistle of a BantS KA entitle was th? only r.ason for the noise. ' ? ? ? s \ pony glass ?if Angostura Bitter? th* morning after a dinner party. Ad*/t.