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Oixon Makes Proposal to Mc? Kinley, Taft's Manager, to Act Before Convention. HIS AUTHORITY DEMANDED President's Friends Wish to Know if Colonel Approves the Scheme Before Replying to Suggestion. italngton, March 5.?Senator Joseph jjjpixon. chairman of the Roosevelt Ex .jttlve Committee, to-day challenged the . Taft campaign force? "to a test by means ?? prirraries in every state In the Union." Senator Dixon conveyed the proposal In i l?'ter to Representative William B. McKin? ley, dlre??or of the National Taft Bureau. Director McKinley to-night sent a letter to Senator Dixon asking if the proposal were made with the authority of Colonel Roosevelt, and also asking if Senator Dix ?f? acting as chairman of the Roose? velt Executive Committee, either by - tion or authority of the colon?1. ,r Dlxon's letter follows for the purprse of determining definitely whet! ?- the Rerjublican voters of the coun Colo'ccl Theodore Roos Psider.t Taft ?s thair candidate m the ng Presidential campaign T here challeng* you to a test by means of prbnariea in ever*,' state in the inion. tor Dixon states that the obvious t both the Republics.? campal?n mnmlttrn is to elect a Republican next -it*, are interested primarily In the s :cce!-s of the party and that th? Brst TenuU.t?. to such success Is to choose the cardidate with the greatest p?3pular The letter then says V7e ought to have a free and voluntary ?xprts:;or: cf ojinion directly fr-jm ?he i voter? who will carry the ballots that will ?nine finally the vordlct at the polls. The tim? to find cut what the voters want [ore the nomination is male ra:h r than afUTStard- It will be 100 late alter on ia held. Senator Dixon fays that the Republican ^al committee was not justified In 5 tha primary question to thi I ii the states, and add?: In every state and district in the 1 r arrangement can be made and ef ttctively carried cut for securing a frtse and ? tary expression of the will of the Re- ? pub'. If it cannot be done by a i state-wide primary, which would be pretier %b!t. II can be arranged for districts, un- ! der the superv?ion of proper committees. The letter calls attention to the various ' ?tates vhere arrangements have been or | are being made for primaries, and adds: r co-operation similar arran*?- ' meets no ^ojbt can be effected In all other Where legislatures are not now con- ? enactment of Presidential pref- j mary laws. I am lnfcrmr-d that in here the Presidential - ..uestlon Is awaiting legi?- ' on the influence of men who are i g with you is cast determinedly in ?fposit n Your co-operation with me in s no doubt would result In the tment of these laws and the eonalder spread thereby of the Presidential .-lice primary under direct legal sanc? tion by the state. me cal! your attention again to the tuet that Colonel Roosevelt has declared re i not <in active candidate t'er the nomination, but will accept it if it to h:m as the demat.d o! I ait: . ! ? Moor?-, of I irgh, sent out by your headq'. raid published in the newspapers . irning, is an additional proof of this I le and of the fact that in now saying II accept the nomination under the I conditions specified he is merely responding to-e popular demand. voters of the country have an up - nable rUht to express tbalr and : - trust you will ?-"?-nt ihi*i and prepare to co-op:raf- ?ri h me ir the ?rancment of such primarle-. -.ed officers are neceeary I reel an army, but it is the rank SJ la the Ttctortai McKinley*i let! - vu He wrote: tter of the enger. re pleased to applj ; tlon ? m as chai? < ? -. ??'? ** import candidates ? ? ?':? -?- have been resident. Taft to act as director en In Was! - anlzed foi of ? ar? il c ? ?".?ncmlnat'on for a second term answering >our eball?*na;s I 4s?l e - - .' tha R?Doaev?Jt executive committed, bv ?election or authority of Mr. R< ??< ? and i!t whether your Ro-<~ai'?'d '-sued by a ithorlty of Mr. or a thl-d id von and -- Ion are attempting to te eure'> d to-day to the state out by the national Taft head ajaarters yesterday In which attention was ??al.ed to th? location of the Roosevelt htadquai-ters In a building owned by Frank Tne Senator said: v.'e elected Taft four years ago out of il Harvester Company tr in Chicago. Our headquarters oc the Blxtb. floor of that bnlldlne. o far as I know, no rent was paid e rooms. If personalises are wanted rnoalgn wa will give them more **r. they expect ? FINED RACING FOR A WIFE lu? Chauffeur Is Too Late, So troses Girl ap.d Money, Too. ' It's pr&ttv hard luck to race your auto mi'cue to New Rochelie In a vain endeavor ???keep your flanc?e from marrying another ^nd then to be arrested for speeding." J?bn Millar, a chauffeur employed by a ig picture concern, told Magistrate Buus, in Morrisanla court yesterday after soon as engaged to this girl and had to ne rr-y wedding because the firm sent i F?orlda to act in some films they **m making." he continued. "I rnnard that I was going to California when 1 got back. ?sifl I 'was going to make this my honey moon trip. \v*hen I got to Now York to ir.derstood ?lie was going to marry .- man. So I started to New Kochelle * - -11 ?peed, but foui.d when I got there ***t ?he had been married Saturday " ..-cycle Patrolman Ha^gtrty checked :??'. thirty-five rr.i'es an hour in The :. but let the chaufU-*.? go with a rs when he heard tft< ?Tory The ' rate wai sorry, coo. but fined Millar n his plea of guilty. FREED IN BOMB MYSTERY kroner's Jury Fails to Fix Blame for j Death of Mrs. Walker *x wtftks had pa?*ed almost to the day , *h? tb? coroner's jury in the case of ! **s Helen Wslker, ??las Grace Taylor, i *Yr%J*V *t?ll'?? ?>y * bomb February 3, I cindered a verdict yesterday that the <-. came to her death at the hands of 'own person?." ..li^t Glouster of the Detective Bureau ??i.I*e-h**dJ,ot yct been abl* to P'-a-? the ??ame for the crime. Charle? M Di?k?n *?? MM^w*^wit], MrR W?*li<? when e?e f ?a ?jhled. and Ed.:a La Mane, one of her it. rspeatel Um stories they told the wh?m they were first held as material ?^?52!*?:. fh* ?ury ?ached the verdict h?r5?2iv ?fc?vinftthe box. and Coroner Feln \f?* ??charged Dickinson and Mies La ? ...... SCHMITZ NOT GUILTY Former Mayor of Bu FraiiciBco Ac? quitted of Charge of Bribery Franjeo. March 5-For.mer Mayor liK, . EchmltB WM acciultted In Judre S acas^rrow?n?;f/:r?' WWsoo ?nsft oroaa^Tlonc ? I """ f??**** L??./|, hud i CHERRY TREES ON THE WAY Long Delayed ?Tapanese Gift to City Soon to Arrive. Th? long looked for chfrry trees which the Japanese government offered to ?ara? sent to this city a! th. tin-.c of the b?ud? Pulton celebration will be here in a few days Tho consignment, which In? trudes 2,100 y??ung cherrv tr?es, ar? rived last week in Seattle, and is now be? ing shipped to this city oveT th? Great Northern Railroad. Park Gawmlaslom saM yes? terday that he. had written to the De? partment ?-.f Agriculture In Washington to send .? man here to examine the trees to make sure that no ruinous tree is being import?-?-! at the same time. In "\plainlng tl?- delay of the trees th< Park Commissioner paid the first ti i ? b prepared for shipment w re found to have ?? blight. "Th?n th* Japanese authorities prom iyo,^ to have these trees reach here fust about this time," slid the Commission? er. >hlch shows the calculating DOW? era of the Japan The problem of wher" to plant su b a number of trees is bothering the Com? missioner Charles D. Lay. the land? scape, architect, hus r*>en nsked to pre? pare plans at once, because it will be net?essarv to plant the trees as soon ^s the weather is favorable. The Japanese interested in the platine of the tre*s want manv of them planted around Grant's tomb Last winter n bronze tablet, on which was engraved a scene of Grant's tomb surrounded wj?h the cherry trees, nraa presented bv Jap? anese <-it:zeris. ?nd is taken as indicat? ing where at l^ist some of them mvist go to m??et th" expectations of the donor; BORDEN FACES A CRISIS _. Five Nationalists Desert. His Coalition and May Carry Others. ti> Islagra-i lo The Tribune.] Ottawa. Ont.. March 5 -The first break in the ranks of Premier Borden's supporters came to-day in the second day's debate on the Manitoba bill, on a division of the House of Commons taken on an amendment offered by Sir Wilfrid Laurier. nra Lamarche, Sevlgny. Bellemare, Gullbalt ar.d Paquet. French-Canadian Na? tionalists, voted with the opposition for the amendment The acticr of th^ Nationalists had been foreshadowed for .-em?? da??, and it is ex? pected that there will be further defections among tho government's supporters on the final vote on th? bill, which may take place to-morrow. The Oppositio- lastloally as the five Nationalists announced their votes and a correapondlng gloom settled on tn? government benche* The Manitoba Uli, which is responsible for th? Nationalist desertions, Il -in extend? ing the boundariea o? Manitoba no provi? sion Is mad-: for separat? school? tot n th? new territory Sir Wilfrid Laurier ?iid not refer to th!? I feature of the bill, but attacked it n sound ln business ami In ^ta'f^manshlp I and denounced it as a guld brick. The three j Frer.oh-Canadlan Nationalist members of | the Iiorci?=-n Cabinet ara betel ?irged by the more ard?-nt Ns to resign, but U U believed they will remain with th? gov? ernment, it i? recognised that th? Borden government i faring ? cr?ela Th?i* ar? twenty-two Nationalist mrmh-rs, and Ifj they all bolt on the M M Bor? gen could col lo govern? | mem VASSAR'S PRETTIEST ?SOPHS' Class Officers Choose 24 Girls to Carry Daisy Chain T*legraah to The Tria . Pougbkeepsle, N Y. Mar.-! .--The i of tho twenty-four prettiest Rials in the sophomore, class of Vassal College wore announ ?-?i this svenlng In the fr< ?hman parlor. Those selected will carry th?- daisy obain on I They ar? Ifa Armstrong, Hampton, Va ; Mildred Brown, Fanwood. N J.; M Becklngham, Montii ... 3 . Blanche I Usworth, Milwaukee; Katherine Farnam, New Haven; Rosalind San Bernardino, Cal.; Elisabeth French, Montcialr, N. J . Eleanor Try, Philadelphia : Ruth Dobbs, No 54? West H4Th street New York CHy; Abbts Hamil? ton. Great Falls. Mont . Martha Hoillatsr, Grand Rapids, Mich.; Estelle Molquecn, No. 43 West S5th street I ss York City: Harriett Paddock, Milwaukee; Dorothy Proctor, Oh . Georgia Stil son, Cortland, N. T.; Marguerite Stuart Na 81 West Hi Sti York City; Audrey Thompson, Portland, Me.; Marlon Torre:- Worcester Haas.; Corona Will? iams, Berkeley Cal.; Phyllis Williams. Nutley, N. J.; Kathertes v/iison. Lexing? ton, Mo. ; Helen Winter, Mason City, Iowa, and Xarjorte Wood, Bewlckley, Penn. The selections were made by Caroline CongdOB, 'l'?. of Omaha. Class Day chair? man; Grace Gouldar, of Cleveland, presi? dent of the class of '12, an! Eleanor Prudden. of Brookline, Mas*., president of the senior class The scphomoro custom is to select the best looking Kirl ln th? class as marshal, and this year they picked out Mart:.a T.pton, of HJtb street and Fort Washington avenue, New York Cifj WAY AMEND CONSTITUTION Senat? Committee Favors Rem? edy for Liability Act. Albany, March T. ? The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to-nigh? to make a. fa? vorable report on the Bayne-Phi?ipe con? stitutional amendment, which seeks to cb? viate tr.<? objections of the Court of Ap? peals to th? Walnwnght employer?/ liabil? ity act, recently declared unconstitutional, amend!'.? the tame so as to r I Nothing contained In the constitution e?->al! be construed to limit the power of the Legislature to enact laws for the pro? tection of the lives, health or safety of evnployes or the payment, either by em oloyers or by employers and employes or othcrwlae, either directly or through a state or o'her system of insurance, or otherwise, of compenration for injuries to employes or for death of employes result g from such injuries without regard to 'ault as a cause thereof, and for the set? tlement, with or without trial by jury, ?f ??surs wnlch may ari?e ur.der such leg! - lsti'on or to provide tbat the risjht to euch comneVation and the remedy therefcr shall be exclusive _ BATTLESHIP NEARLY SINKS One of New Hampshire's Se? Valves Found Open at Navy Yard. Details of an accident to the battleship New Hampshire at the navy yard tn Brook jyn became known yesterday. The New HamPthire, which hftd been in drydock N?. 2 for a scraping and painting, was to be towed to her station at the sea wall, and late Monday afternoon the dock was flooded and tugs started to pull the big ship out of the dock They were stopr*?1 by an alarm given by a wntehfj1 sailor who happened to be below and found that lb? ?hlp was rapidly filling lith wa-'r She was Pu6hed back to her rAilrnUce on the blocks in the drydock. ' pumpa were started and when the emptiedI of water it was f.Minrf thst on? oi the .-.hip's sea velvet had w?* ' of Place and broken, s, ***** ? Plain how it occurred. an* a com? uf ? solve the , ?evident tiefen the.old battlo .?i. '??.V.H an *,-overril?er 8. l?.9?>, when an aiwisua?*! ?" V >mk wh,k *h" ::. to tw ? ? m m mm ' OF LAWRENCE WS | Clubbing ci Women. Jailing of Children and Other Abuses in Strike Described. ?POLICE HEAD HARD PRESSED i ?Unable to Tell Congress Commit? tee by What Law Deporta, lion of Young Wm Prevented ;rr--m !>-" Tritons? S>vreau ', Waahtngton, March ?..~tvhil? ICri Taft leaned forward In her chair, a deeply in? terested listener, the R'iles Committee of the House to-day again heard stories of the pitiable conditions in th?? etrike-ridden citv of Lawrence, Mass i n mera than two hours th?- wife of the President listened to the BtrlkBT? and thdr friend?, who told of the clubbing of women, of tabes torn from their mother?' breasts, of children thrown into Jail, and of the alleged "bloody work' of tho Lawrence police. The hearing to-day lacked none of the dramati?- Interest that has marked former ???ions of th* Pules ?""ommittee. which 1? to determine whether th? federal govern ment should Investigate conditions In the mill city. Two witnesses, in particular made charges of cruelty against the police and militia which shocked th? members of the committee anl taxed their credulity. These were John Knebel, of Philadelrhla, and Miss Mangaret Sarger. ct New York. a labor sympathiser who ?ought to aid the I "children Of the strike, ' who were later i prevented tv the police from leaving Law j ranea in order that they might be cared for I elsewhere. Late to-day the commute? befran to hear the "other side," when C. F. Lynch. Com? missioner of Public Safety, of Lawrence. ' took the stand and began testimony seek ', ing to Justify the course of the authorities. | He asserted that the testimony previously j given and the published accounts of the '? etrike condition? had teen "exaggerated." ! The witness, who has control of the police I of that city, became rather disconcerted, , however, when members of tbs Ruies Com ! mittee demanded to know by ?That law ? parent? had been prevented from sending ? their children to Philadelphia and other wh^re they might be en Ted for Hard Pressed by Committee. i you k'iow whether or not these j children had their parents' consent to go"" T!?-pres'-nTiH!vft Stanley. j "I did not know. 1 K ? ?ptais Bullir?n said they h .id not, ' replied t ? "Was it not ?trange, if thase children ha.i no conten? ? nal their paren! cama to tho depot '" ei them off on February M? "I didn't 1 exactly aid Lynch, "but 1 i nol th> eerti?catea nscaaasry." The most dramatic atory of the da; told '(.? Ill trained nui New York, who accompanied Ul children to New York before the mor? recent Inter? ference of tha police with farther deports? tlon--. ? rii? n- were US ?? children who went to Net I lid. "Ol th" number only four ?rore under lotbtng. . all of thi 'D war? In er clothing ? ? eaten by long ? ? l4 a*cre BlCa. all were emad:it*d and I or malautritl? n I ed that 11,*->- wen ?? ? tstomsd to have meat only one? a ?reek, and It would have made' yuu cry to s?-e them grab with their fmger when " ?? fed thertl in New York." "Pa you : y," a.?-k?d iiepr? ative Stanley, "that the?? children worked In m woollen mill ?m! yei ? clothing" "No child had a pieoe of wool on it? back Only four had any underclothing a? ? at ail." repeated Banget And it va?- bittor, bitter cold that da> John Knebel, a labor Pad?-.?-, of ?Philadel? phia, gave an Impassioned narration ?xperisace? when be ?real to iK?r" acoompany the children to Philadelphia h- uas thrawa Into Jail, hi ?aid, an?) ? ? saw mother?, anl Infant? at the ) ? huddle.) In adjoining cell? On? woman in a delicate condition, he as id, bad bean kicked by h policeman System Practised Abroad. Representative Hafdarlcb questioned Kr.e bel further about th? motlv? of re?. the lA?r?nc* children W\ r iJlsd attantlen to the fact that (he ?system had bees In Italy, Belgium and Fran?-? "Tha? makes no difieren?-,? here." ??Id -.i thi! is the first time In the history of this country that 11 was used, the orsadlttona at ?Lawrencs jostlnei it. In the police station, where he was locked up, Knebel seid that all day the children were not given anyth.ng to eat, fifteen or eighteen of them. "Were the children actually lock?d up In the same kind of eel s where thieve* and criminals were, lock?': op?" a?ked Repre? sentative Pou. "They were m th* ??m? kind of eeUs.** said Knebe!. Were othert fined MsJdea you?" "Yes. every one of tb? mothers wa? fined, and It made no difference what the testi? mony was They took the policeman'? word for it " The child ?inker* who were brought on before the committee to testify in Its hear? ings on the two Congress resolutions of investigation, of conditions at Lawrence ended their testimony to-day, ?nd members of the citiren?.' committee of Lawrence were heard. Max Bogatin, of Philadelphia, a witness yesterday, recalled to-day, said he had seen babiee. little boys ?nd girls In cells locked up George E Roewer. Jr., a Boston attor? ney, appearing for the ttrlke committee, asserted he had dlffleulty in getting court officials to show to him complaints agair.?t tha children Josephine Lirs. a striker, testified that when ehe went out for a walk a soldier stopped her with a bayonet and swore at her. Then ?he struck him with her muff and was arrested for assault, locked up and fined $1?1. On another occasion, ehe testified, she had seen a woman ?truck on the head by a policeman with a club and had seen men beaten until their head? were covered with blood. . The hearing will be continued to-mor? row. Representative Berger reserved the right to call other strikers Senator Poindexter unsuccessfully ?ought consideration of his resolution to investi? gate the Lawrence ?trlke to-day. Senator Lodge, of Massachusetts, forestalled the effort by a privileged motion to take up the arbitration treaties. AMERICAN WOOLEN FROSPEKS Net Profits for Year Were $3,225.916. President Wood Reports. Boston. March 5.?The labor troubles at Lawrence were commented upon to-day by President William M. Wood, of the Amer? ican Woolen Company in his report sub? mitted at the annual meeting of the stock? holders Mr Wood announced that the company'b mills at Lawrence had been in? sured against damage or loss by riots. The surplus In the treasury at the end or lau ?-as S11.j97.371. us against a surplus Of 111.171, W in IStO, '!"..".! ItSafl In 1S0O and '' ti- ? port ?ho?* earnings of I > | ?? iu. the preferred stock of A cozy car A good cigar The latest new? From near and far A tasty bite A restful night And that's The Road of Anthracite mmmM??????m?WkW?kW???m?wmm Lackawanna Railroad ? OOO. The common stork of ' COO pays no dividend- The net profits for the year andi i i> ember 31 last were in H?l<?-and IS.TIMN in MM MILLS GAINING WORKERS Many Strikers Go Back, but the Main Body Is Still Oui Lawrsn? I ;mber Of ftrikinsr mill worker? r<--*urrlns t? work was materially in?r?-- It Is ?? timated thai ?and tpera "?'* ?? ? gone I tel to th? mill? ?luring ist lew daya It la also tru?, h" 'hat tha r..nk: ( addttior? la the ?ani^ period, bat the deMre to return to work ?? ma ? for fifty-four hour? work each week will nut b? - th? main body ??( In; ... |? , tl,. :. ot som? of tl ? inic?ala i h?* ? ? fK>n h.i^ ? ? * mill owners in an effort to l It Is acilmated that Lo >m Ox? : ? in ?n th? min* win f??r work to-morrow mon ? i m ?i me? ting of tivir onion t?->-nis ? iti^n:-i o.. tanli ilion of thi Ir own William D. 11 . ?.?r ..f the rial ?Vori left ? ? ? ? Im -lit . re tted by John 0 ?' I? of the A bor TO WITHHOLD $2,500 PEE Aldermen Would Rescind Appro? priation for Mayor's Surgeon. At th? Board of Alder ? la r^-cind - . ? which was William J Arl'iz, ?-if H'i l oken. f"i by him to ' -a? ?? iffer IriR from a wouni in Bt M.-.ry'-t Hospital. In n vari? ed . It the bill of Dr. Arl ; ? Hs then rbt a suit again 11 an nsiiy t,, | c.i:.- r | f. ? t ;.. 001, thi ? ? which wars served on Um Mayor when he . |. antly At the nr ? the aldermen vesterday If r. D - 1er of the minority, oi a resolution condemning th? action of I?r Arllti *- ?> and addinp. It has ' :?. tha mti ? ?om? members ?-f thla board whether the ? sum 'or his dii'ip'-/] services to th? Mayor by rea*<?ri of USTtain fa?-?* lately brought to the attent.on of aome member? of this board to th? ?fl trliti visltlnar s".rg??jn at ?' M [capital snd was not employed by the Mayor or any one a?-t|ng fo- him :? e-l, That the advice of the Corpora? tion Counsel b? r is to whether or not th? said Ar?tz I? lawfully entitled to any sum whatever, and that the Controller ted not to Issu? * warrant In fa'.-or cf Arlits pending tl ? of the Corporation Counsel Alderman James Smith introduced a reso? lution aski^pr the Park Comiv-ioner to set aside thi space now occupied by the lar?e fountain in City H ?ill Park for the monu? ment to Thomas Jefferson, provision for which whs ma-e ir. th* will of Joseph Pu? litzer. It was referred to the Committee on Park?_ MRS. VON CLAUSSEN IS SANE Woman Who Tried to Sue Roose velt Is Released Justice Morschauser, of the -5uprerne Court, signed an order 'a* White Plains y.sterday which declared Mrs. Id* von Claussen, 01 Naw York, to he sane and directed the au'horitl's of Bloomingdale Asylum to release her from custody. Three months ago ho paroled Mrs. vor. Claussen from the asylum and picked 1er under the "v>9*rvat!on of two doctors at White Plains during her period of p-obaflon Mrs. von Clsussen was committed to the asylum from Manhattan by Justice McCall ! ln October last. In November she tried to i escape by Jumping from a second story ? window of th? Institution sad fractured her ? right log. She wrote to Justice Morschauser ap? pealing for a writ of habeas corpus on the ground that she was sane. The patient \ sought her liberty, she said, largely on th? ] ground that she might have the care of , her little daughter and, also, that she j might carry on her suit for divorce against Dr. Honan. of New York, who sh? swears has married asatn. although never divorced ! from her. Doctors De Hart snd Zarharle. of White ' Plains, told th? Justice tha? Mr? von] Claussen was sane Mrs Honan, who Is better known as Mrs. j von Claussen. attracted s great deal of | attention by. her attempts to sue Theodore Roosevelt on the ground that he had pre? vented her from he-lne introduce! at the Swedish court JEWEL SAFE AT OPERA Mrs Ralph H. Thomas Loses Her Pendant, but Recover? It. Mrs. RaJph H Thomas, of No. Wo Park avenue, who was Mrs. Frank J. Gould, re? covered yesterday morning the '$6.<M) dia? mond and emerald pendant which she lost on Monday night Mrs J. K. O Kherwood, of No. 8 West ??th street, picked up the pendant from the floor of the aisle as the was on iVr way out of ?h^ opera hons. sftei -li, p-i-form SaCC. She 1-arn-'1 th Mr? ! Thomas "as the o?mi md restored? thi i vbIii:i11'j evvel. 1 THEOSOPHIST HEAD "BROKE" Mrs. French Tells of Settlement by F. Augustus Heinze. Mrs. Lillian Hobart French, once "Prlest ;ess of I?!?." later "queen " of the Ironing ! board, also formerly a friend of A. Augustus Heins?, -"-as tn the City Court yesterday I Dnder supplementary examination on s Judgment for $165 Which on?'A. J. Davi3 ? ? ?? 1 against h?r and which remains ! unsatisfied. ' One inter-sting fact brought out by the ! examination of the former president of the Mahatma Institute and yogi of theosophlcal -ides the one that her memory i was defective, was that F. Augustus Heinze, who ones declared that he knew her. "only Slightly," had settled on her "?.COO, to be m Instalment? of fSOO a month, the ement b?-ing made la November, 1910, which was three mon" i after Kelnse mar ! rled Mrs Bernlcs QoMsn Henderson. But all money under thl3 agreement has not been paid, said Mrs French. The lat ln telling yesterday on the stand about ?iiied p "settlement," said that the agreement was made for Heinz? by the law nrm of Rosenthal & Hermanee, and ymenti of 1300 a month were mad?? until last November, and since then Iba, j French said aba received no more under the ! agreement. And really Mrs. French ha? no money ' Ith which to liquidate the Judgment against ber? abe said so herself yesterday. la living with relatives at No. Ml Waal ?1st street, where aha la paying *2f? a r/sek board. At Various times ?pmc pe? j =ons. she did not remember th?.ir name?, have given her cash whi^h they owed her land so she v?is enabled to ray her board. "few nobody owes her any money, and ><he no 'ink account And her income, j which consist?.) ehl?afly of the ?stuenaent with Helase, has also completely disap P? ired One llr Btrooch lent her |M0 and she ilgncd oeer that amount to him from the money that ah? got from Retnsa Mrs. French ?aid that ihs had s lesas on an ??lent at N" ?5.'; Central ra>-k Wsst which she has tablet, but ?.he ha? basa an lam?ord, and for severa! months she has received no rent from the sub-lessee ibOUt the laundry enterprise that the for? mer head of the theosophlcal cult went Into?she was In that from ?October to No rember last \'ar, but there Is no money due bet for washing. Welther ha? she any Jew?!-', or Stocka ST bond?? Neither has ?-he any occupation now. Mrs French mod? estly acknowledged that she was the au? thor of four or fiv?i book?, but she was nor. sure that they were being published. With all thss? facts in hand, showing that Mrs. French has no means with which to pay the judenv-nt. Judge La Fetra ap? pointed John Callopy as receiver for h*r under supplementary proceedings. A. L ROEDER_BANKRUPT ?Former Mine Owner Says He ?Owes $86,797 to 120 Creditors. I Adolph Lander Roeder, who formerly : lived at No. 15?) West 57th street, but now 1 gives his address as No. 370 West 88th j street, and who was some years ago a Colorado mine owner, filed a petition in i bankruptcy yesterday, giving his liabilities as $8?5,707 and his assets as $3,750. The as ? sets consist of household furniture held i by the Mechanics Bank of Brooklyn, In ' which the equity Is estimated at $3,000; j weiring apparel worth $5<Y), held by Mrs. ! Nellie H. Wall, of No. 150 West Uta street, ' who Is a creditor for $?>90 for room rent, and ! wearing apparel and a gun valued at $2?0, I held by the Ocean Beach Hotel Company, ! of ?'ire Island. The liabilities are for j loans, automobile supplies, flower?, drug?, drygoods, furs. Jewels, clothing, millinery, haberdashery, music, wines, cigars, elgar ] ettes, meals, room rent, hotel bills, doctor bills, storage, groceries, guns, pictures, liv? ery, rugs, hair dreeing- and stock con? tracts. ' Among the 130 creditor?, are Samuel New house, of 3alt Lake City, $26,0>X>, secured by $50,000 bonds and an equal amount of stock i of the Canadian Coal Company; Mechanics j Bank of Brooklyn. $2,000 loan, secured by i household furniture; Charles F. Naething, j $1,400, secured by 2,000 shares of mining stock; Congress Hotel. Chicago, $513, se? cured by an oil painting; Casino Jewelry shop, $300. secured by watch and cigarette case worth $200; J. 8. Caldwell, Philadel? phia, $338 for Jewelry; estate o? Mrs. The? resa Lynch. $12,30? for Jewelry; William Reiman, $750 for Jewelry; Edward Berger. $5C0 for Jewelry; E. H. Norton, stockbro? ker, $5.000; John Justin, $1,000; John E. K?l lerd, $5,,0 on a stock contract; Clark Wein? berg, $1,237 for furs; Paul Shotlsnd, tailor. $1,000. Louis Berlowltz, tailor, $427; Eamue! Lorber. tailor, $552; Central Food Company. 1343. Wallie Eddlnger. M.500 cash ad? vanced; G. C H. George, $400 loan; Brook? lyn Warehouse and Storage Company, $800: Waldorf-Astoria, $1.225; Holland House. $500. Hotel Imperial, $1,203. Hotel Ansonla. $S1; Gregorian Hotel, $650; Del monlco's, $4i; Hotel Touraine. Boston. $580; Brown Palac? Hotel, Denver, $500. Fred Eberlein Company. $230; Rltz-Carlton, $1? tor cigars and wlnea. The following physicians are creditors: W. H. Downes, $600, Fellows Da via, Jr.. $360; J. D. Sperling, Chicago, $300; L? Roy Brown, $10; Forbes Hawlces, $10, and D. H. Coover, Denver, $85. Mr Roeder went through bankruptcy once before on a petition filed November 1, 1SS9. ?and received a discharge January $L not, TO PROBE "SHIPPING TRUST." Washington. March 5.?The House to-day unanimously passed a resolution calling for .siiL-mion of the alleged shipping trust' bv the Commiue? on Mer^ant Ma line and Fisheries. TELLS TROUBLES IN RHYME Lawyer's Brief Breaks Monotony of-Court Procedure. It was a novel but welcome change from the dreary legal verbiage that the Justices have to read through every day when Allen Cleveland Bragaw yesterday submitted a brief for his client, Richard E. R. Wolf, written in rhyme Wolf sued in the Mu? nicipal Court to collect his commission on a loan of $8?,0? for the Mellwin Realty and Construction Company. He lost the suit and now Is appealing to the Appellate Term of the Supreme Court. This, in part. 1? how the lawyer set forth his client's ?-af: Now come? one Wolf, ?iih humble port. And lay? his cas? before thi? court. Hoping that this court may gran: Relief to Wolf, ?he appellant It non- ???ms fitting to berln A "?tstenMBt of the tiers" here n A broker ?s to real e?U.t* Appellant work?, and tempt? hi? fat?. Ar.d In this CBS? r.ow In ?UbmlMlon Said Wolf has ?ued for hls-commlsslon Tbe loan wa? subsequently closed On s'lght-chan;,?d f-rrhs fr?m thOM proposed, WOlf, despite his p'.ars' frul'.ton?. Has ne'er rec?l**Sd his due commission?. r>r.?c n-A promls?jM to protect bim Now ha?? "jrn'd ?round and wrecked him *. UNDERBIDS 'DUMP TRUST" Contractor Gets Pier Lcise. Agreeing to Reduce Scale of Prices. Th? so-called "dump trust" got a set? back yesterday when, at an auction in the Dock Department, John .1. Mulligan, a con <r~??(?ir, r.Ith OftlCeS'St No. S Rector bought for W.S"?? h year a five-year lease of a pier at the end of West 39th ?tre? Mr. Mulligan made the purchase on the understanding that he was to charge no more than 40 cents for single dump cart?. BS cents far clngle trueks and 70 cents 10 dump the contents of a two-horsa truck. ? The prices at piesent ebsryed an more. C'ahin romkir.s. ?"ommisslcner of : and Ferries, made the discoverv that there I vas a combination among the men who havo lease? of dump docks ?n 'he North j i and East r;iv^r<: Ha mad? our a new s.-a;.- ' of prices, so that contracter? might ! I fair ehanci ?*>f ?retting rid of the refuse left. I ; ov?r from buildings RICE JURORS MAKE PROTEST Tell Judge That Long Trial Has Hurt Their Busineau... ... A protest against the length of the trial, and a request fcr reimbursement for the business losses sustained by them through their long absence from their offices, were made yesterday by Jurors who are to decide the case of George Graham Rice end th* other members of the firm of B. H. Schei? tels & Co.. now on tria! in the United States District Court. As soon as the trial na?, adjourned yes? terday the jurors filed into Judge Ray's , .-hambers and laid their grievance before him. The statute permits a compensation j of only $3 a day for each Juror, and their : demand that the government allow them at least a small percentage of the beats? 1 ness losses they have suffered through al? most six months of continuous Jury duty had to be refused by Judge Ray',' as such 'additional compensation could be all??we?i | only by a special a?:t of Cong! 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