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[Copyright, 181J. by The Tribune Association. 1
?^''ft???'rSSJSTSr NEW-YORK. SINDAV, MAI? Il '?i. l.tl-.-FTVE l'A IMS-SIXTY PAGES.
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v Posses Closing In on Claude and
\ FriH and Weslev Edwards,
* in Mountains and Clans?
man Mav Aid Sheriff.
gidna Allen Told Wife Before
Leaving Home Where He
Wif-hed To Be Buried, Say?
ing- He Was Sure to rfie,
Either by Law or ?a
Mouni iXiry. N. ?'.. Marrh 23. Threo
mor?? members of the A!!?-n clan, Claude
Iwanson Allen, brother ..f Floyd; Ftiei
Allen. *K>n <->f Jaaper, .-.n.! *tVesl?y *?-,*_
ward.-*, the inoro desperate ??(' the 1\\.>
fcdwsrda boya have been located !>y th?
letet-tlve. in the mountains ten miles
north ??!' Mount Airy, and thejt capture
to-nit*ht <>r early Sunday morning is
;r tically certain it is predicted they
will sol be t;,k.'ii without bloodshed.
Th?- outlaws war? l???*ati?.1 In the moun?
tain.?* late to-day. Word was sent hero
sn?i relnf?orcements wore aaked by th.? ?
posse. Immediately tho Sheriff of Surry ?
County, with a number of his deputies.a
dozen d?tectives and several volunteers, ?
started int?, the hills. They will work !
their way to the south <>f the pis ??
wher?- the fugitives are in hiding.
On the north the outlaws ;?re con?
fronted by a htindr.-.l men, detectives,
deputy aherlffa an?l volunteers, working
from the HlllSVill? end. When the;
Mount Airy squad arrive?; <>n the south
the officers will surround the !
place and cut off all escapo of the out- ;
la Wl
Sidna Allen, the leader r.f the clan. Is I
believed to be htditiu in Bugar Loa** ?
Mountain, live mllei away from where
the Edwards hoy and the other two
Aliens ?ire said to have boon located.
He probably will not be taken to-night. :
It is believed her.- that Jasper All?n,
father of Friol, will lead tho posae which
gees to capture Bldna Allen. The rea?
? assigned by the people here for!
Ja^rer taking up arms against his i
biother. if he fellows this course, is his ,
or to save his son Prie] from t!*, > ;
llsctlic chair or to gain revenge on j
those whom he may believe responsible i
in inducing his son. seventeen years old, ?
to take part in the tragedy at Hillsvll'e !
The outlaws are known to be danger?
ous and fearless men, and when desper?
ate, people here believe, would fight to
the end, taking their own lives, if nec?
essary, to r"event capture.
Galax. Va., Man h -.'I. -Stdns Edwards,
the mountain y??uth Indi? ted for murder
in connection with the Hillsvllle court?
house tragedy, arrived h< re from Hills?
vllle at dusk to-night in custody of BtX
geant White, of the Virginia militia; De
tectiv.- Thomas L. Felts and Several j
other detectives. Edwards II being j
taken for safekeeping to the Roanoko
Jail, where his urn le, Floyd Allen; his
cousin. Victor Allen, and his chum, Ryrd
Marion, are being hHd pending trial. He
was lodged in a farmhouse for the night
and is being guarded by the detective??.
Th<> will continue to Roanoke to-mor?
Detective Felts* made known to-night
what he believes was Sidna Allen's las*,
word to his family. When taking leave
of his w?fe. when the woman left her
own home for that of a neighbor. Sldna
Allen, pointing to a hill overlooking his
home, is i'uoted as having said;
'Bury me there. I am as go?.d as dead
now. If I am caught I will be executed,
If I resist they will shoot me. I shall
not see you again. Qoodby."
Mrs Allen tearfully confirmed this
version of her husband's far?'well.
Ruina, she said, had told her to take
food care ?if their two young daughters
at._ do everything she could for them
Boston Court Punishes Him for
Not Blowing Horn.
[****? T"l?-?r_ph >,, Thf Trit.un?- 1
Ho??ion. March 28. Gabriel Archang?l
was fln?d In the Municipal Court to-day
for n,?t blowing his horn, and the. Judge
went out of his way to administer a re?
buke to him
Hereafter when Gabriel 's piloting his
taxi. al> about the streets of thi? "hub
el ,vie universe" he will observe the
traffl? laws and keep his horn blowing,
or more severe still will be the punish?
ment meted out in the courts.
Students and Firemen, Guided
by Lowell, Save Building.
I Bv Ti-l^graph t?> Th?> Tribun?* 1
?Cambridge, Mum . -March 23.?The corn
lined efforts of hundreds of students an?l
Ihe Inral Fire Department saved the VMN
t?ubhoise ?if th?? Harvard I'nion. with Ils
?Mette*, athletic re.-oi.ls and college me
Si*nt'>n, f?-nm destruction by Are at mid?
night Th<- Maze was discover?*.! by one of
the uatchmen, who saw smoke Issuing
ttom th? MIHard room on the lower floor.
Before he could give the alarm tb? flames
h__ ?aten theli way Into th? quarter? of
th* "Harvard Crimson." on the same floor,
?nd th?- rooms of the Harvard Atlil? tic Ab
?ortetion. adjoining, -a ?re threatened
With the sounding of the alarm hun?lr.'?1s
a iturt^nts poured from ?lormitorles. many
in ni-fht clothing, an?! rush-??! to the scene.
Prerirlerit Lowell, whose hoUS* Is Just
*erotn the street, coolly directed ?he fire
l*?*ht?Tt The damage was about %l.om. The
dre i*. supposed ??> have been caused by
t?Se dropping of a cl-rsrette butt
State Committee Also Votes Down
Presidential Primary Plan.
Helena. Mont.. March V, The Republican
Slat?, committee of Montana, after a
?tirmy session to-night, defeated a propo?
rtion for a Presidential primary by a vote
Ij H to M and indorsed President Taft for
?"?nomination by a vote of 27 to 10.
PoIlo-vliiK adjournment the Progressive
?**mber? of the committee met to consider
**4litsg a Progressive convention.
Physician, 111, Frozen to Death on
Long Walk to One.
'V-shn.tu,,. Ohio, March 23- The body
?f Dr. W H. Barcroft, , physician of
this piaCei ua, found flvo n||M wfl|
of town to-day by cittiens who hud been
searching for him.
Invalided himself hj recent Illness, he
Mt bom? last Wedneedsy to walk four
m?*? t?. attend a patl?fit. He |. i?.|?,v.,i
" hav? ! i!" ? ft m weaki ees Aid frosen
??? death.
Saiia Suddenly for England on
"Important Business."
The American lecture tour of the
Countess ? l Warwli k, wh_ h besan
hardly two weeks ago, came lo an abrupt
en ri yesterday, when the countess, heat
Hy velh 1, boarded the White Star liner'
< Hympli and sailed for Southampton
Her manager, i.-. Keedlck, who '
brought her to this country and Insured
hei a gal nal accident and death for 1100.?
'.? 1""1' ? ?ed i. be Rurprit. .1 when In- !
formed ?'h it thi.intess hi ?l d 'parted.
He said he had no Idea that she was
B" i,!- n* i. . h id bi irted at once to make
inquiries. Later, when he hau time to
t. k.- hold of the Situation, Mr, Keedlck
?nl? thai the ru iden I lines? of Lady
Wnrkkk? oldest daughter had b"on re
"I.?11 l( I >r her abandonment "f the
t' ur. Mr Keedlck was under the Im-1
"H thai the countess bad arranged
for her transportation on the Olympic a
few bourn before -ailing, but II was
learned later th??? her transportation had
1,1 -'i i.k< ?l on Friday, under the as?
sumed name < f Mrs A. i: Wright
when sii,. ?rent t-. the Olympic yes?
13 th.- countess took the room as?
? i t?. Mrs. Wright" and the do ?r
was closed. She declined t?? see repre?
.entatlvea oi the press, but senl ?.ut the
following note, written In pencil: "Im?
portan! business calls me to England.
Hope to return to the stares very soon."
When the countess came here on the
Mnuretania she said sht would remain
hire until the middle of May and deliver
thirty lectures. Bhe ..i peared In H??.?
t..n, Washington and Baltimore, and .ev
-i.il other cities. The lectures did not
draw large nudii n? ? -
Surgeon, Despite Danger, Sticks
to Duty Till Patient Is Freed.
M'hllo firemen were working In vain
to dislodge tm immense bowlder which
pinned John Csrello against the wall ?if
an es I n yesterday sfternoon, Dr.
Jones, an ambulance surgeon fr??m
Pordhant Hospital, crawled beneath the
though warned he was In danger,
find. Hat on the ground, did what he
could for the Italian workman. Carello*s
skull was fractured and man;, of his
boni s were broken.
He was at work with other laborers
in uu t__(.-ava?i_n fur * :?t \\ _?ui__in_: on
1*?'?th .tr*-<-t. between Hughes and Bel?
mont avenues, on a scaffolding ten feet
below the stmet level. One of th.- men
glanced up and saw that a bowlder about
a quarter of s ton In weight had been
loosened and was toppling above them.
With a warding ynll n'' Jumped to
safety, and all the rest except Carelto
followed him. ?'arello hesitated and
looked upward. As he looked the bowl?
der slid down upon him.
After a few Ineffectual effort? ?o re?
lease him. the workmen ran to the quar?
ters of Hook and Ladder 80, at 1*_?1
street and Belmont avenue The fin-- ?
men hustled to the excavation with
ropes. h""ks and . xes, and released
i'arello. when another rock fell and
struck him on the head. Dr. Jones ar?
rived from Fordham Hospital, and while
he worked with the injured mar. a street
railway emergency wagon came along,
and its force /tided In freeing f'arello.
At the hospital late last night it was
said that Carello was In a critical con?
Broken Engagements May Affect
Suffrage in Connecticut.
[By Telegraph to Th- Tribe?? I
Thompsonville, <"onn . March 23.- The
mnrriap<vililo portion of the male popu?
lation of Thompsonville went Into
mourning to-night, and. had you asked
It the reason, would have recited to you
Kipling's latest poem describing the
sanguinary proclivities of the opposite
sex. It would then have shown you a
copy of a set of rules, signed by eight of
the town's most popular belles, of which
the following an- h few examples:
Member? ?hall not flirt -r keep rompiin.r
wild an.i man until Vote.? for Women ?hall
huir been obtained In ( ..i ...-II. nt
( lirwinK gum In l>o*ltliel> forbidden. It In
a eheap habit anil unladylike.
Un.-'-- inn?! he annulled; thej take time
anil energy which ?hotild he given to the
The u*e of paint and MtM 1? forbidden;
men rlo not line them, and the? vote.
11 -I. ill lie the one idea in the mind . of all
member? to ortraelze all men until pega, are
obtained: If the?, won't el\e u_ the frjn. hl?e
tur-, ?hall not marry un.
The i. "ikiinc of any rule mean? eiptilhlon
from th. ??m oi? and the lo?? of the frlendohlp
of the other member*. Ulih our peg*, rom.?
our love; he who help? u? obtain one ?fdirm
the other.
Three young bachelors in the town,
whoso days for the last few months hav?
been rosy with dreams of approaching
nuptials, have particular reason to look
upon these astounding announcements
with heartfelt woe. for following the
ine.-tlng this afternoon, at which they
wen- drawn up. three engagements were
summarily broken.
The meeting was held at the home of
Mi?.. (iladvB Bralnard. herself the
?daughter of a Bgbtsr. Colons! Harvey r.
r-lralnard. one of the town's wealthiest
av.d most respected citizens The seven
other sisters In this Ironclad agreement
u.M- the Misses Edith A. Browne. Jose?
phine B. Jenkins, Mary E_ ?ireer, Ma
bsHC Renfrew. Elizabeth Archibald. Dora
A. Parsons and Elizabeth Amie Donald,
all formerly looked upon by mothers
with marriageable sons as highly ac?
ceptable daughters-in-law and not held
In lower estimation by the young men in
question themselves.
The organization is known as the Up
|0 pats Suffrage Society, and to Judg.
by appearances'It will have a career of
nonqUSSi such as this quiet village has
never known since the days of the Rev?
,_s -
D?w.y'. Claret or Sauterne Punch
For all Social ?Functions.
H T DEWEY A bONS CO.,138 Fult.nSt.N.Y
im; i'i;i?< r.ssiiiN ii?Mi\<; i i- l'K\*VKYhVAMi w i:\ii: KUOM rill: i'APITOI. ItOHIRS <>i THH
1-iAi? sMi.uKs ON Tin: i.n\i; i.i\i: ni tll'S CARRIAGE*.
rlirht. Ittl- Paseen ?MlHIni . ? nmi
Sister of Mrs. Harry Lehr Ac
cuses Husband of Miscon?
duct with Woman.
Coupie Married Twenty-twt
Years and Havr Eight Children
?Both of Distinguished
Mr?. Lucy Drexel Dahlgren, first ... isii
of Anthony ?J Dresel, ,?<r. and John R
Drexel, died ? complaint In ths Buprem?
Court \ .?.t.-r.l.i ? in .iti action tat ill\'.t''
from J.n<- B Dahlgren, ;i ?broker, ?-??n ?>
th?- int.? Admiral Dshlirsn. Th?? com
lilaint ?i<?rn not k>? Into details, beyoitf
the r.->its] that the defendant was guilt)
of misconduct with an unknown womai
on March l.'i and 11 at a house at No -M
Kit.?-) ."?'.till stre?-t.
An unusual feal ire shout the form ol
the complain! is thai it was written bj
hand Instead of by typewriter, ss th?-.-?*
documents usually ;?r.* written. Ths %?
planatlon from the ..tn? ?* <?f Olcott, Oru
i r. ?Bonynga & Mclfanue, counsel f??r
Mrs Dshlsren, was thai there srgg need
??f baste in drawing and Rllng th?* papers.
Th?- summon?-- wae served on Mr. Dahl?
gren laut Thursda*
Mrf. Dahlgren ;ni?l hor ?l.iiiKht??r Lucy
sailed f??r Europe yesterday ?>i> board the
George Washington, presumably t<> as?
rapo the gossip bound to follow tb ?
fliiiiK <?f the "Milt
Mrs Dahlgren la ? sister <?f Mrs Hairy
Lehr, Mrs J. Duncan Bmmsl and Mrs.
1'hnrlt-s I'liiRham Penrose. Mrs. Imhl
gn-n's mothfr. Mrs Lui y WhartOO
Drexel, <ii?.<i last January In Phils
delphla, leaving s.-vfrnl million doll .r.-.
to hor daughters. Dahlgren became i
memixT of th?? Stock Exchange in 189(1,
when he 'boii.bt the seal of I>r John
('rant I.yman.
Mr and Mrs. Dahlgren ?.v.?-?? marri??'!
in December, ISO. an?i their home baa
been at No 812 Madison av?nue. with a
summer h??me at Lawrrence, Long Island.
They have elghl children Lucy, twenty:
Madeleine, nineteen; Katherine,eighteen;
Virira. sixteen; <>iga, fourteen; Erie,
eleven, Joseph, nine, and Kva. eight.
Mr. Dahlgren has be??n spending nunh
?>f his time at the I'nlverslty Club, of
Which he in h member. Some of his
otber ?'bibs are the New York Ya -ht,
Riding and the Metropolitan, of Wash?
ington. He was a member of the ? ! ase
of 'SO in Harvard College. Mrs Dahl?
gren Is a member of the Colonial Dames
of America and the Colony Club.
On March .<>. 1011. Mr. Dahlgren was
the defendant in g stilt for slaniler
brought against him by Mrs Corinne
Rogers. The alleged slander was the
statement bv Mr. Dahlgren that Mrs.
Jtoj-.r?- hud siul.n a scarf, pin fium bim.
When the case wae railed ?before Justice
Page it w.?s announced thai Ihe plaintiff
had abandoned th?* wilt, and ihe cour.
mark-Mi it from ti.lender.
Blackmailer! Keep Away from
Disguised Detective Squad.
A ?*., i,.,i .,? d< ???..? a ho mo* ?? I
?low!) up .id d< wn th.- et reel and gat
? ?**.. ??'.? n* Imltatione of ; ish< srl men an I
? it.', laliorers, hunt* around tin- house ?.:'
DeLance) Nlcoll, at No ?_?.'. East .10th
sire.-t. tor several houre reaterdsy af?
ternoon ?.'hii!y trying t?? .at. h sight of
th?- blackmailer*, abo .????ut th.- lawyei i
threatening letter two rlayi ago.
The letter demanded tb.* Instant pay
m? nt of $10.001?, although Mr Nlcoll wa.
;.. .1 thai the last .all would ? ?.Mi?" at ">
o'clock yeaterda) afternoon If he hnd
not paid Ihe mon?", then, the letter ssld,
something unpleasanl would happen t.?
him. This letter was turned over t..
i?.i.nt-, CommlMloner Dougherty, snd
he s.-iit th?- disguised detective detach?
ment ?.'it ?n th?- chance ?.f its meeting
th>* blackmail- rs.
Mr. Nlcoll nid last night th.?i he wae
not much afraid and would nol follow
th?* r<-< .-nt . 'ist..m m euch caaes <>f de?
manding an armed guard to ,i company
him wh?snever if? ventured out ??f th??
Guard of Honor Hastily Ship*-.
Pink Gitnnents *o Colonel.
! I'v '" ? in " h . Trillin" I
Boston March 231 After ThtKHlore
Roosevelt had left his train -it the Bout h
station to-day the ?porter, turning over
iii. rumpled sheets, rsim upon a pair of
pink eolsette pajamas. Net?, of th.- find
npread swiftly among th.- Roosevelt fol?
lowers in Mo-ton. Tel? grams and si ??? ;.ii
messenger, wenl ?currying" abroad. A
guard of h?.n?.r irai hastily appoint.' to
t.ik?- charge ?*. the property and rolemn
oatha ?.-i?. ndmtnletered t>i each member
of it t?> leave no stone unturned to i re?
ven! i heir leader from Bleeping pajama?
l.-.-s t., nicht.
The p.-it,.i idmltted thai for a lime
he wai tempted t.. preserve th?- ?pajamas
?i a prlcelces helrioom in his family,
but b.-ing ;." benest man, end withal a
Roosevelt supporter, he notified the
Roose-telt campaign headojuarters at
on? e.
-Jerry'' ?Desmond, ol Dorchester,
dauntlesi 'field marshal" of th?- Room
v.lt force* in this state, led the guard to
the station He secured POPM wrapping
inner, and with many turns of stout
twine did up th>- garni? nt. Then he led
bis men In ? ?pli? k dash to the North
station, \.here, after much parleying,
rh.?y saw ih?- paja mai started northward
on a train f??r Portland.
?Back t?> h?-ad?iuarteis wein Jerry"
an?l his aids. ; fter they had watched the
train start with Its p? ???!?.us load Ther-*
th?y found n telegram. It was from
Portland. It was addressed to Jeremiah
A. Destii'ind. It read; Cheer up. I
hav. gun?- without them before.
With Sad and Solemn Rites
Final Honors Are Paid to
Their Memory.
High Officials. Soldiers, Sailors
and Citizens Follow Them to
the Tomh After Services
in Washington.
Washington. March 23 The American
ration tu da\ ernte the fhial ? harter of
th. traged) of Ihe .Maine, end paid Its
full measure "f tribute to tin heroes ?ho
?,.it<- sacrificed .?ti th.- altar .?f patriot
Ism more than fourteen .ears ? .?>. With
,? wiwith nf sentiment the bones ol sixty?
seven un deiitifled dead, resurrected from
the llariiiir ??f Havana, were consigned
I.- a reverent republic t.> the snii <>f Ar
!iii;:ii-m National i "emetery.
Pre.idem Tafl and his Cabinet, both
houses nf Congress and all the other
. ifi? ills ?i ihe government sei aside the
. do h< mage to the dead Although
rain began lu fall earl) In the afternoon
i'i--iii-'ii Tafl and his party ?renl t"
th.meter) end remained bareheaded
until the last coffin had been lowered.
Before the exercises at the graves a
kii|i inn service ?as held at the smith
limit ni tin state, War ami Navy Build?
ing This was attended b) tin Preel
dent and Vice-President, ?'hier Just.ce
White sud his associates In the Supreme
(??.int. members nf both houses ?if ?'?>n
. ail officers of both bran* hes of
the militar] s< rvlc* snd members of the
diplomatic ? orps.
The rain began soon after the Presi?
dent spoke it st&rtsd mildly, bal -.i
became s downpour As s result, when
the Pr?sidentiel p*ry started toward
Arlington Ihey struggled through ? seal
of mud. The rain Increased in Intensity,
and when 'he President stepped under
the films) canvas thai ta. been ersctsd
asa shi-iter for Ulm, in- stood bareheaded
b*neat_ S tsnl thai leaked from every
Grest Thronq at Funersl Services.
i inn b) one thi- arm] gun calasons
bearing ihw**tonst of the dead ?n ihirty
four coffins rolled up to the plot in which
lhey were to lie As they rame the
President, his party and the crowd
massed at the further side of the ceme?
tery road uncovered. . "rom across the
open Chasms of upturned earth came thej
.mind of dtrgSS from the Marine Rand.
\ inld of flowers on the newly turned
pod told of the rsvsrsikes In whii-h the
lit-an wert- held.
Thousands thronged the streets of the
cal lit. 1 when the funeral cortege made
its solemn ?ay through the streets. All
business was suspended. The crowds
< uiiliiiu.d oa ?e? und _.___.
iCopjriKht, lit!-. Americas rregs Aisori.tlon).
"Beat It. You Indians!" He Cries,
and as One Boy Doesn't
Budge, He Fires.
Three Boys on Way Home Held
Up by Two Lads in Uniform
?Police Arrest Twelve
Year-Old Boy.
Henry Lockhatt, nine years old, who
lived with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Herman Lockbart, at No. 8543 Third
avenue, was shot t?. death while on his
way home last nisht by a boy of four?
teen, dr.-ssed as a boy s?-out.
A physician was called from the Ford
ham Hospital but by the time he
reached the scene of the shooting, Find?
ley avenue, between 168tb and 108th
streets, the ? hild was ?lead. The body
was taken first to th?*- Morriaanla sta?
tion, and then to an undertaking estab?
lishment at No. ."."?I.*? Third avenue, next
door to the Lockhari home. As soon as
the news of Henry's death made the
r< unds of the neighborhood hundreds of
his schoolmate, hastened to his home
and wept, many standing out In the
wuiiani Lockhart, according to th?
?police, win) is the eleven-year-old
brother ?>f the slain hoy, was half a
block from the scene <>f the shooting at
the time it happened, and knows by
sight the boy wh?> fired the fatal siv.t.
Detectives McCarton ami Meyers, at?
tached t.. the Morriaanla station, early
tl;U morning st n s?.-,i ,it his home twelve
year-old Maltland Jarvls, of No. 1131
?!;i\ avenu.'. Th?- Protix. who is charged
i :? the "police with having sh.-t and kill? ?1
Henrj ?Lockhart H?- was held by 'he
?police on a charge of Juvenile delin?
quen) y.
Th.- dead boy's father, Herman Lock
hart, is a butcher, and after n*orklng all
day in the shop little Henry went for
water to S spring at ?Coll?ge av.-i'.'.ie and
'.?'.',th street, some blocks from his home.
With Henry W?nl his broth?*: William
ami theii playmate, Walter Fisher, of
N.. 808 East 188th street. They rilled
a ?gallon bottle at th.- spring and starte?!
off home again.
T?> reach the Lockhari home they cut
through Findley a'.?nue. and encountered
in a big vacant lot two lads In the boy
?-.-on unlf-jnns.
The i?o\ scouts dashed up to the other
hoys an?i lumped laughing in front of
th.-m Then they assumed an air of
fier?-?-n?-s- one ..f the uniformed ?boys
carried ? bow and grrow, the other
shouldered I rifle.
"Beat it, you Indians," ?tied the
scouts "Hun for your ii\?-s." a,c<?ordlns
to William Lockhart
The three lade, astounded, stood In
i heir tracks.
"Run "f I'll shoot!" the one with the
rifle repeated They obeyed and ran for
all the) arere worth, one going east, th.;
other taking to his heels in the opposite
Il.-iiry stood In his tracks and refuse 1
t.. ?budge. ' I'll not run.'' he stubbornly
exclaimed. Back ?>\er his shoulder his
brother William shouted: "Beat it.
Hank' I>?*at it!"
Again ?.mi? th'* command to run, an?i
unce more H?**nrj refused.
"If '??u don't, Ml shoot you!*1 the boy
with the rifle is said to have exclaimed.
Then ihe shot rang ?urt, and Henry
dropped to th?> ?found, blood streaming
from a wound In the abdomen.
William Lockhari and Walter Fisher
?topped In their llight. They saw th
boys In scout uniforms, fleeing, in .?
scrond the tWO lad?- were at Henry'-?
side and calling for help.
A woman passing heard th?. shot, too,
rush?d across the street and picked
Henry up in her arms Then came a
man, and with his aid Patrolman Nor
man. of Ihe Moirisania police station,
aras ?ailed and the Fotdham Hospital
Informed of the shooting.
Some Women Think Them Able
to Teach True Democracy.
I U\ T-l.ci'U.ii te The Tribune I
New Orleans, ?March _.".. "We implore
the women of China to send political
missionaries to the I'nited States to
teach the prlmlples ?if true, democracy
to American men."
This resolution, adopted to-day by the
Era Club, composed <?f militant suf?
fragettes, was ordered cabled to repre?
sentative women at Nanking, through
th?- Chinese Ambassador (sir? in Wash?
ington. The club also congratulate? the,
women of China upon their political
emancipation and equal representation
with men in government, "for which
rrvist women <>f Ameniea have struggled
sixty years in vain."
Structure Collapses as Colonel
Enters Auditorium Before
a Big Crowd at
Portland, Me.
President's Scheme Would*Be
a Government of the People,
for the People, by the
Bosses," He De?
Portland. Me, March 23.-The most
direct criticism yet levelled at President
Taft hy his predecessor In office was
contained in a speech delivered here to?
night by Colonel Roosevelt The colonel
spent twelve hours in Portland and re?
ceived a cordial welcome. He waa tho
?'hie. guest at a luncheon and a dinner,
shook hands steadily for two hours In
the afternoon, attended a conference of
Mame politicians, and to-night spoke for
an hour hefore a crowd which filled the
Armory Auditorium.
The collapse of the speakers' platform
in the Auditorium created some excite?
ment, although Colonel Roosevelt was
uninjured. The platform., which was
elevated about three feet from the floor,
iv as crowded with about thirty persons.
As < olonel Roosevelt ascended the plat?
form on entering the hall It gave way
with a crash The middle r?rt?->n sank
to the floor. Colonel Roosevelt stepped
quickly to the front of the structure,
which did not give wav, and waved his
hand at the crowd to show that he was
uninjured. A chair was placed at the
'edge of the platform, and during the re
j ma Inder of the evening Colonel Roose?
velt remained at the very front of tho
weakened stage.
Medill McCormick. of Chicago, man?
ager of the Roosevelt Washington bu?
reau, was on the platform at the timo
it collapsed. He said it sank so gradu?
ally that there was no danger to any?
one. Mr. McCormick was standing di
rsctly behind Colonel Roosevelt, who. he
said, stepped to the front bef or?? it gave
Way completely, and did not lose his
balance. None of those on the platform
Ml down. The only object which top?
pled ? ?ver was the speaker's table.
"Must* Stand on Our Platform."
As ?olonel Roosevelt entered the hall
the people rose to their feet with -t
cheer. For two minutes the applaus?.
ci ntinued. When Walter H. Brown.
| r? -;?lent of the Roosevelt committee of
Maine, introduced the colonel there wa.
I another outburst of handelapping. Fre?
quently during his speech he was inter?
rupted by applause. Colonel Roosevelt's
opening remarks, in which he referred
t?- the collapse of the platform, brought
a la ;gh from ?lid hearers.
"The platform broke down." he said.
! "but it wasn't our platform. Our plat
fi-rni won't break down. In the end the
servants of the people will have to
stand on that platform or the American
I demo-racy will be a confessed failure.'
It was Colonel Rm-sevelt's first visit to
! Maine since August of IMS When he
[arrived shortly after noon he was wel?
comed by a crowd which Jammed _<>
tightly into the station that he found
difficulty In f'ircing his way out. The
largest gathering of the day up to tl__
? time nf the mass meeting to-night was
I that which assembled for the reception.
' For two hours Colonel Roosevelt stood
I In a parlor of a hotel and shook hand?
with a stream of persons which moved
I by him as rapidly as it could be urged
forward, It was estimated that d-lonel
Roosevelt ShOOh hands with three thou?
sand or mor persons.
Colonel Fred Hale. SOU Of ex-.en
lator Hale; Frank L IMngley. brother ?if
the late Congressman Maison Pingiey,
'and a number <>f other leaders In th.?
I Roosevelt movement in Maine orough'.
to ?'olonel Roosevelt reports of the
i progress of the ficht In all parts of th >
state Aiit-r th? conf?rants colonel
Rooeevell went to Colonel Hales hom-.
tor dinner. Al the luncheon, whieh was
?given by the Maine Rooeevelt commit?
tee, th?? colonel talked with (Jovernor
I Robert P. RafM of New Hampshire.
Assails Mr. Taft's Theory.
Colonel Roosevelt in his Auditorium
speech repeated the statement which he
mads in his New York address oti
Wednesds) night, that President Taft
h il declared in favor ?*** a government
"i>> a r- preesntatlve part of ?he people. ?
'In ils actual workings." he said, "the
I'r? itdent's scheme would be a govern?
ment of the people, tor the people by the
Colonel Rooeevell named Senator r<?n
rose, ?if Pen isylvsnts; Senator ?.alllnger,
lof New Hampshire; William Barnes. Jr.
of New York; Congressman M'Kinley,
the President's campaign manager, and
ex-Congressman Tawney, of Minnesota,
M rspressntlni "the ? hief present ad
herehts of the President." and said that
they were "precisely th" men who, und?r
the President's theory, would be, a. they
to a certain degree already are, the 'rep?
resentative part of the people" which gov?
erns the rest of the people and which
do^s n?>t really represent them at all, but
misrepresents them."
The speak? 1 added that the dlffSTSnCS
b.tween what he termed President
Taft's theory of government and Lin?
colns theory "explains why in so many
matters the Progressives do not feel that
the President, however good his inten?
tions, ?an properly represent them >r
pay to progressive ideas the kind of loy?
alty which results in the translation of
words into actions."
Colonel Roosevelt'? Speech.
Colonel Roosevelt spoke, in part, as
The President of the I'nited States has,
in a number of recent speeches, ably and
?correctly stated the Issue between him and
us We stand for the right of the people
to rule, and we stand for this as a real and
living fact, ami not as a Juggling formul.
Ingeniously devised so as not to find ex?
pulsion in fact. In a recent speech th?
President paraphrased Lincoln's great state?
ment that "this Is n government of the
people, for the people and hy the people."
proposing as a substitute that we should
I ,-re.ifter act on the theorv that this Is a
government of the people, for the people,

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