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To-cluj-, fair* To-morrow, cloud? und prohablj ?ho?? er?. BrUk wind?. NEW-YORK, SATURDAY, APRIL 11. 1912.?FOURTEEN _ "~~ a < 4 s ? i~k A.' IT- i'L'VT ??* r,t>r of ?i*w ti?ki'BBXf%??m9'**'* PVd?l'aS PRICE ONIj ?UISWI E?.KEWIILUE TWO CENTS. Il Passaic Strike Leader Must Account for Inflammatory Speeches to Workers Officials Show a Strong Front. SHOTS FIRED AT GARFIELD County and City Authorities Join to Check Disorder in Trouble Zone ? Agitator De? nounced by the Workers. . | ? \. .1.. April ?*> William 1? .t who has b?een trying i" Inject I action" methods Into the??>n ,; cf the Psssalc strik?-. is liable t?> ?? arrest it' he returns to th? orlHMKi of tin- Psssslc ??r t?arflell ["he Bergen County authorities steps ; esterday t?> prevent Haywood l iaking any speeches in <>r around :. ..ml th.- Passate city authori? sed ?mi yesterday afternoon, huwever, on! ra went out to ar ... Haj wood "ii sight f..r past perform . without v'vinK him any nee i farther s? .?< ? hmaklng. Bergen county authoritl?ss, whoso edict I? >n extends through Qarfleld ? iji in th.- Passai' city lin?-, are re .-,. ;,,, ?!..? ..nil r for Haj wood's and the ? ause assigned f<>r the nrder is thsl he did ? :i Tuesday ami . ?day iae! ? ak? Inflammatory ?-. th? (larfleld strik? ers !?? ? Hayw.1 hiins' if was nol ?seen In Pi t n da? Hi-? chief lieutenant. James p, Thompson, told a ?reporter for The Trilmi ? ? ? he ? is nol st re wher ? H ywi ?. ? as to da -, but thought h?3 -., ?Lowell, '?ass., I ul Boris -?? in, rh-- strike l?ead< r of the Hayw??od faction, asserted that Thomp i proa? heil him this morning and ? Id him that Haywood was within a - of Mokray Hau and would Bpeak t?? ti>- mas I '^ of ?- ?." k ? - - stein said he told Thompson thai nsei ' have Haywood e strik? Reinstein, "and I will violence or Inflammatory us 11.i;- wood propostss to ? I h hand." - ri"t t? make." Haywood's Man Barred. Thompson made an unsuccessl ress the strikers' meeting this m rning, l?nt Relnsteln wh?. as Arm in hii- refusai t?. ha?. Thompson speak his determination to keep Haywood . ? of lbs situation. The Passai? authorities ar?: ?backing up Kein keep Haywood out, be? th? - they fear his advocacy of vio -? >n t?.Ul a group of the - ?? the meeting hall to-day . ou Id <l?> would be to ? Reinstein's leadership until the) e ? theh light, snd then ?lei?!.- whether nted to Join th?- Relnsteln ?>r the od faction ??f the Industrial '. ? r ol II ?? World. i the first time In ?-? of the strike this morning, ? ? 'onklln's i ed their guns on a crowd of : und th? (larfleld plant Kates Porstmann-Huffmann plan! No II bj Hi?- i tllets, although the t the deputy sheriffs had ? ? h- m i ath? r l han up in ! he air. ible started when the mill who have returned to work met :t . of about ;-.-. u !. indred strikers ' ? irly this morn 1. i les Roth! ? v "f Haj - rs, ?? as haranguing Ihe .?f strikers, and Deput) Sheriff ws??n ordered him to k<-.-|> ill >ng Rothflsher kept and I ?aw. on, ?? ith the aid of two or ihr? ? oth? r dep ities, rushed Into >wd arrest? d ai d hand? uflfed him. ?u;.- the) were dragging their ? i hack 1" the ml gatea that the -?? Hround violently, hohler ?Hi's made an at The dep '??? r of i went) -five, ? rowd then, sti iking right *' ?? snd arrested sti k? i n Thai broke th? . ; th? situation .???? -med to 1m . neral ; ' ' - lei "? - i ed oui their ? r< rl The ? rowd scattered ?i?! ran awaj. lea?, mu the ? the 1 an.is of Hi" sheriffs, t row n i.' ,i hit I>epul S her if! Henry - .. , Rioters Sent to Jail. .... to the cou ? di-, f.l? 11) condu? 1. after ?-?? ??' "Ilieltll g I be I? dg< d against him. the strikers ai Jury "ii a S gai i bu I ?.is ??ill foi 1? n ?!a.\s for ? other strikers ? . ach found ? - we u.I??ua In ? i Jt- i t v |. .,- ? * Wv I I? head When *** "' i and ?**' "' m ; .' f? - He gave Jus "am I,..,, |, r Pai whs ; to appeal the ? ? rlkers ...., th? ground that th? j i lilt) to g? t H lau-., i to '; ,!" "? n. '-.-lit. R. n -t. in ?aid ' " nded .-!-. to i.t warranti -t of ihe -l. pul shi rifl i. ! II ? i d? i - noving, Kick, of ? nee I??-llial .-sl ? utoj Wright, and II '.I I it? i thai lo guard lh? . ? ' - - and i ? pl ? nd< m .\i Um, ? Id mill, had . I lh. this and u is 1*1? HI.- had ' ? ....i ?ii?i?-,l ?u, ?.? ..mi |rl,.r# t??rtu ,?|,??u Kate Carew Talked with Mayor Gaynor on Things Literarv It was an interesting inter? view, and the quaint man? ner in which it will be described in To-Morrow's Tribune will be productive of much entertainment as well as mental profit. Read It by All Means ; BARS ANY JAPANESE PLAN Lodge Says His Resolution Will '? Protect Magdalena Bay. [from Th? Tut ?,: . I: ireau I Washington, April .">. ?President Tafl will probably send his ?reply t?> ill?' Lodge resolution ?ailing fur information sa to th?. alleged effort ?if Japan to obtain a foothold ?.i' Magdalena Hay to-mom w Senator Lodge, who was at i!?> White ? Huns?, to-day, aald his resolution would have the good effecl ?if checking any plan Japan might have had '<> establish a nav i bast on Magdalena Hay by the purchase of th.- necessary land through a shipping concern. According tu the Benator .?;."><> milea '",' the ?oast line <?f ih?' bay is h: Un- haii'ls of an American syndicate, which purchased it on apecu ! lstion. Th.- land turned oui to be prac? tically worthlesa, and a purchsser was sought in a Japanese steamship com- ; Ipany, which has been negotiating for the property, which, in th.- opinion <?f the Benator, would ultimately fall Into rhe ! hands of Japan. The Japanese government ins never ! appeared to have any connection wit'i i the negotiations, but as the land is prac tlcally worthless auapiclon attached to the eagerness of the -ryndicate to obtain it. and it was eonaldered si least 11? part of caution to prevent a transfer which might involve complications in the future Already Information has been received Indicating that the nei tiationi are off and thai there la no fur ther ?ground for apprehension. Diplomate lier., were much Interested to-day in a dispatch from Tokio, in I which the Japanese Foreign Offici de? nied the Magdalena Baj reporta II said that Japan did not dream ?if attempting to obtain a foothold In America, and the reporta probably arose from th? fact that several yeara ago a member of the Diel went to Mexico and endeavored to obtain fishing concessions e SHOT 3; "PHONED OFFICERS! Texas Farmer Kills Neighbors and Asks To Be Arrested. ? ?r.i'il.urv. Tex., April .V I?r. .1 B ? it;.! Luther i;.trre!l w.-re Instant - I) killed and T. M. Wilaon "as badly wounded at Hill city, near here, to-day Their aasailant was Mack Parker, a young firmer, who has telephoned fur <".ran bury olil..?-is t<? com.' ami arrest him. The cause of the bhooting is unknown l?r Thlllej wss shut dead as he atood i: his drug Btore. Wilson, whuse wounds maj not prove fatal, was Bred upon aa hi stood ai a telephone. Oarrell vv.is killed in a fhld on Ills farm, just outside ? n 11:11 city. CONGRESS AS A JOKE So, Senator Heyburn Asserts, Newspapers Regard It. Washington, April .">. Senator Hcy burn. of i'laho. to-daj made a debate on I the bill t?i recodlfy the printing laws the occasion for an attack upon newspaper*. The Benator was pressing an amendmen: which, however, was nut voted upon, to reduce th.- subscription price ?.f "Th : Congressional Record" in an effort to popularize Us circulation. Benator Heyburn asserted thai the mud.'m newspaper printed only jeata and sensations about Congress, and added that if th.- people were compelled \o de I .nd upon newspapers t<<r their ?duca? tion the gi.vernmenl could not long con? tinue If 'The Congressional Record' should be auppreased," he cried, "Munchauaen'i record ?>f travela would be mild In com pariaon with the newapaper accounts ot th<- plu. eedings of Congreaa." The Sena t?.r added thai newspaper men who made m ol rourtcalea extended by the Senate treated Congress as a joke. AUTOMOBILE FALLS ON BOY Trolley Car Strikes Machine and Bowls It Over on Lad. Peter Kelly, fifteen years r,]d, of N'<?. 802 Rogers avenue, Brooklyn, was badly Injured lasl night, \vh?-ii an automobile driven by John Morts, a chauffeur, ol No 2821 West 8th street, Coney Islam). t. n um him, after being turned over l>\ ,, Reld avenue trolley ..ar. The l.u\ was i ,.1!.,! t i th? Kings . '..uiit\ Hoaplta I, h, ?. it mi' said hi* skull and right leg ,., broken, and thai he was Injured ,iiv and had small chance >.f aur \ i\ Ing th.- night. Kell) waa on roller skates at ihe time Muit/ ami Ins friend, Thomaa Leddy, ?.f v? i v i -, Atlantic avenue, Brooklyn, wer.' Ij |.. rsona in 11 ?? automobile. Just ? i, m ichine approached Church ave* nue, going north on Bedford avenue. th?< trolley ?ar approached from the opposite direction ami atrucfc it an forcefully that th,- automobile was turned over on its i ,,!. ..n th- boy 'Ihe automobile, w dich ? ?ta ? reel . ?i .V..S owned by Willi .m Johnson, of No, ' IM Prospecl Park W??at, Mr Johnson ?aid laal ">*ll! lhal Morts, who la Ins ' ? hauffeur, liad tak? n Ihe car from th?. ,. r! ..ut hia permission. ?-? MOTHER WINS SON'S PARDON. Providence, April 5 At thosollcltstlon of n,.- prlaonera' mother, I lover nor Pothler h pardoned Harn Davis, .? Newark u i vuiinv; in.?", srho was aentsncod ?a N(iV,.,ni?. i p. nina months' Imprisonment i,,,' breaking a'"1 entering Tie tonal.n ,,,,,,,,?, |he recommendation and the prison* . : i,,i i.? < n sel '"?'" -??? . ,lt ?la, .,i Angostura Bitter? before I nuala )? -a ,i. liclou? s?>pstisei A?jvi. | SCENES IX HICKMAN, KV.. NOW FLOODED BY THE MISSISSIPPI. Tho greal government levee five miles west of Hickman broke last night, making conditions much worse than shown in these ohot eranhs. which wore taken on Tuesday PEINS HEADS JURY THAT FES PRISONER With Cortelyou and Other Well Known Men, He Hears Case Against B. F. Jackson. DELIBERATED 18 MINUTES Defendants' Children Testify That J. Harry Lavelle, Who Was Killed, Threatened Their Father. A Coroner's Jury, ?if which George w. Perkins was foreman and on which sev? eral other well known men s?r\?-?i. lis charged ?rein custody yesterdaj ?Ben? jamin P. Jackson, charged with ihe death of J Hair? Lavelle, who was sh-?* ?>n March 22 ai No. 1223 Simpson street, The Bronx, the home <.f ih?- defendant. Tli?- Inquest ?\;-h held by Coroner Bhon gut. Ja kson was represented ??- Sam? uel B. Slater, former State Senator, and Samuel Oreen berg. The prosecution was conducted bj John M. Mlnton, jr.. an \ sistani District Attorney In the h ?nilclde bureau. The Jurj was out ?-?kIh?- ? i min utes. A number "f witnesses were ? ailed, who testified that Lavelle, whose s,ist?-r. Mrs Martha Lahcne* was employed by Mi. Jackson as housekeeper, bad on several occasions threatened :<> "get-' the de? fendant. They said thai when La veils was ordered awaj by Mr. Ja? ks??n on the night of the shooting h ? said to Jackson, "I'll n" and I'll take the top of your skull with me." Mrs. Mina ?Lavelle, a sister-in-laa ?>f the man who wh? shot, t.-stiti.-i! tha! on a visit i" Mr. Jackson's house she s??w h revolver lying on ? ? chair In the hall, and thai he told h? r he kepi it there an I kepi the light turn' d low. so that If an* one came t.. attach him the ad,untase would n"! ix whollj with th?* man out? side When Mr. Ureenberg was going t?> lei the witness go without having full; an? swered a f|uestion pul i" her 'is I? how far tli.- ?hair un which the revolver r?-si??i was from the door, ?foreman Perkins sa??l to the attornej "See here, you are n"i developing th<- quest!In pul li\ the luror We want r<> know hois she -?.uld see tho -jun" Dead Man's Children Testify. Kst.-iu- Jackson, thirteen years old, a daughter of the defendant, and h?-r sis ter Nancy, two years older, said th-, heard Lavelle come to the door an?! .-ay t.? their father, "You ar.- afraid ?.f rn?-." Their father i??l?l him to go away, th?--. said, and he answered that he would take Ihe lop of Mr. Jackson's skull with him ii he wenl Then, they said, La? v?-lle yir/.iti Mr Jackson b) the throat with on? hand while he reached for his pocket with the other Mr Jackson said. I ii'i.'t shoot in.-, i.av elle.' and In a moment Ihej heard several shots Their brother Edward, eleven years old, was also ? a ll?-?l. Mrs Martha Laheney. whose pi.,,, a? hotisekee|>er in Ml Ja? kson's home is sal?l i?, have been at the bottom o! ihe trouble Ixptween her brother and Mr Jackson, took the stand s-'h.- \?,,.,s .ir? sed In black, and appeared weak ?nd la I \ ??us. ? Thai afternoon ihe daj ol Ihe si.t Ing, ' she I'i'piii In a i<>\\ tone, "I was sit tlng al Ihe window and saw mj brother go past He had i?-.-ii drinking, an?) i was frightened; so l asked one ?.f .he children to call Ihelr father. I turned niv Ina?! asid'- as he lounged past, hut l saw him make a grima ??? at me Just the same The witness was overcome lij h?-r f?.?! Inga at ihis i'.'iiii. and s? ? med i" i? aboul to faint. Assistant District Attor? nej Mniion i rodu? ed some smelling salt?! nnd an? i h few moments she rontlnu<sd 'Aboul five ?weeks i? 'fore the shooting she said, "i wss talking lo m\ mother on the telephone, i hi urd i ome one snatch tbe i? ? ? r.' i from her, and m* brother's \ol< o cam? ov n the .\ iie. 'if you call m? this house sgsln.' he sal?), 'I'll ha? yon arrested; and I'll Ils thai Jew, i"" ' Brother Introduced Her to Jackson. Sd? testified i" il?? conversation prs ceding Ihs shooting, which wan over heard b* Mr. Jackson's dsughters Bhu I i.iitiiui.-.l on ?.-.?.ml page, IIS 11? ,?liinm. it'not ?graps* b> George rjrantham Bain.) ?IM WM-GW I GETS ALLEGED THIEF Covers Him with Revolver and Summons Aid by Blowing a Police Whistle. FINDS HIM IN HER HOUSE Had Prepared Herself Because of Many Robberies in the Neighborhood, and Saved Silver Wedding Gifts. Mrs Sarah Ehrlich, who lives with her famil: in a four stun house at No 2251 Decatui avenue. The Bronx, proved more than i match for a man sh, found In her horns when ahe returned laal evening ? i a trip rlowntoM n With a revolver, .sh,- cowed him Into submission, and with the ;ii?l of a police whistle and a tale phone, completed her capture, and had th- man locked up at tie Bronx Park ? tat |un. Mrs. Ehrlich, who is middle aged, though! sh?' heard a nota*? In the parlor w ? .-n she opened fli? door of her house. Be knew none of her famil) was al home, and became susi Iclous. She looked Into th?- par'or. could aee nobody, but t?>"l<. her revolver from i shelf near the dour and looked into the dining room. As she ?lid bo a man rushed oui and ran upstairs sh?- ordered him to atop, and threatened in ahool When he saw the revolver he aurrenderod. At Mrs Ehrllch'a bidding he descended the stairs. an?l Bhe hacked him up sgslnat the wall of tlu- hallwav Th?- number of robberies and hold-ups ?n th?. neighborhood led Mis Ehrlich tu i.r. irli i erself s ith the revolver i ml police whistle .\1 ? ? 11 paaaing the houae entered on hearing the pull., whistle and saw th.. situation at a glance Mrs Ehrlich handed the revolver to one "i thi m, ai d th?'. kepi guard over the prisoner while Mrs Ehrlich wenl t<> the telephone and . ailed up !'??? Bronx Psi h station Detective f'lark was senl around ami .ii - ? I. d ihe man. vv hu said he w .1 - I ?.mi. 1 Roach, an Ironworker, ?>*' Nu. 226 Weal 22d street. A qusntlt) of ailverwsre, pari of win. ., ' i ?insistid ot wedding pns> tits up Mrs. Ehrllch'a silver wedding annlverssry, ?and other vnlusblea were found packej up in a corner, read) t<? be t.*i<- n awaj Roach at tlrst asid he wenl t?> the huas.- t., collect a hin, i,in win), Mr Ehrlich declared aha owsd hills t?. in. body, he said, sccordlng to the pup,.. he was hlfUgry and entered (lie hull-.- P. gel something t<> eat. MAY BE CLARK'S HOUN DAW(+' Oklahoma Editor and His Hound Pup Will Walk to Baltimore Convention. , Sh.iltii, k. ??kin . April | Afoot, and ... companled i.v h|a ravorite in.mid. a pup, | 'fail ' Mitchell will travel t?. the l>? mo* ;.? National ?invention hi Halliniore next gone II.. I.hm nut announr. i >.,- i. ,r, .' ,1"- Use ?late ??! ins departure been , iiia.li publie j Mitchell, ni..i i- mi .-.in.,i -,.\h !,, #-\ I peels t?..Ki political addresses along tin* wnj He i? ? native ??f Missouri I DYNAMITE USED AT EL PASO Corralitos Bridge to Juarez Dam? aged by Mexicans. ? l-:i Paso, Tex., April 5. -The Mexico & ! Northwestern bridge, spanning the Rl?j Grande Kl\?-r li?-t\??-?-n El Paso and Juarex, known as '.lu- Corralitos bridge, was damaged by a terrific dynamite ex? plosion ii.t !? o'clock to night Invef ti>,-,ifi"ii of the bridge reveals thai onlj a small portion of the woodwork n'as destroyed and that the railway track was not Injured. Sentries al Mi?- Mexican end "f the bridge declare that the parties who mude th.- attempt i" destroy the bridge ran ?.ff ??n tin- American side with the cry of "Viva Madero!" Th.- bridge will be . ?isII*t repaired. KING'S LEGS TOO THIN Spanish Editor to Prison for 8 Years for Pictorial "Libel." I By ? -- Tribun?1 1 Madrid, April 5. Juan Mella, editor of th.- s...-lallst magasine, "Vida Socialists." has bei n condemned t.- pay a fine of $400 .?ii.I t?i serve elghl years in prison for |ntl lishlriK a cartoon which, it is as? sert.-.!, reflects on ihe personal character of Kim? Alfonso. The Socialists ar? agi t.-ite'i and have started a popular outer] against tin? "military Juatlce." as they term it EJven many of those ulio sa?. that Mells is guilt) consider the penalty too sei ere. The cartoon in question m n> sent to tin- magasine by Pablo Iglesias, a Bo ciallsl ln'i'iit?. who received it fr?mi an iinkn.?'.' n artist The i entrai figure is an extremelj thin huntsman with*? xcess ve l\ tir leg iglesias cannot be prose? cuted i.au.se of his ??tti.-ial position, and Mella ?"as n ade t" beai tl ?? brunt ?>f th?; whole affair, which, it is lik?i\. ??ill have e s?-'|ii?-l PRIEST TO THE RESCUE' Directs Men in Releasing Lace Importer Caught Under Car. The R? ? T I. Walsh, s Roman Cath? olic nrlest, i'-d the wrk >.f resculr.g William Jackson, a lace Importer, "f No, 1??:: Wes! 77th street, who, after being i kn?. k?-?i down early this morning by a Third avenue cai al TTtli street, v..is held a prisoner under the fron! platform. I Jackson wns taken to the Reception Hospital, suffering fr-.tn cuts and bruises. \ti. i .la? ksi'ii was hit the crowd gath? ered around th? car, waiting tot the ; Hue's ? ' ergencj a agon and the ami u lance. ii a .-? ore of you men ?"-Hi st sist. i believe v?? ran release the sufferer \?lth little difficulty." said Father Walsh, a*ho , ,n . up to ? ? ?? hat the trouble a as about. |.-iK \ \ ..hint? ? i?d their sen Ices Al id,, dire? i.f the pi lest, a score of mem ? aughi hold of the front platform of the car and lifted it high enough t" drag out Jackson's body, He was car? ried to h nesrb) drug store, where lo? uas i.-iii|?"t-'t'il? all.aid.-,| b) l>r Harr, of the it?-, eptlun Hospital prior t-? his re? moval i" 'hat Institution, Kather Walsh dlsap|N ired i soon as the iimbuluncs surgeon arrived -?? REPUBLICAN SPECIAL TO HOCHES Tbit coNvrNrioN via new york Cl'lldAL LINES tvlll IrSVl '.nuil ? -ii ii.d r.iiiiiiiii Monday, April x. R Il h. m , sniviii-j Rocttnnttr, t?:M g m A.ut REPUBLICANS MW ?SMI FOR TAFT Such Action Expected Regarding New York State's Delegates at-Large. CONVENTION TO BE SMOOTH Conservative Platform Prepared "That Should Be Satis? factory to Repub? licans." It was said here yesterday with some degree of assurance that in all proba hiiity th?? four del<sfates*at*large to the Republican National Convention to be chosen at the state convention in Rook* ester next weck would I"' instruete?! for the renomination of President Taft At ? the same timo it was said that there would he nothing but smooth sailing In the convention, the Intimation being thai ,i fslr working agreement had been reached between William Barnes, jr., the etate chairman, and Samuel S, Koenig, who has taken the leading part in the fiph t fur the renomination of President Taft. If the delegates-at-large are instruet ??! It win mean thai Chairman Barnes has changed his attitude on that, point, becsuae he has from the start taken the poaition that such instructions were not necessary. In regard to the platform to be adopt* ed, It is undent.1 that Chairman Barnes Benator Root, Mr. Koenig and ??thers hsve had a number of conferences and practlcslly come to an agreement upon th?> various planks, A tentative draft has been prepared. This has been seen by the President, and It Is understood ha marl?- no sdverse commentiupon it According to those In a position to know something about it. tin- platform, while conservative, will nol be reaction? ary. "H will be one thai should be aatia* factory to all Republicans," was one comment msde upon it. it will corns oui atrongly ayah st the doctrine of the re? call of Judgea and Judicial decisions but may nol touch un the initiative and ref? erendum, on the ground that they are more ,<( state than national issu? s und that the Roch?eater platform should ?l^nl entirely with national problems. It is also siid that the queation of a third Preeldentlsl term may nol be dis? cussed and the issue of ?lire.-t primaries may be left for discussion In th? plat? form In th.. fall. The platform will de? clare fur a protective tariff, it is under* stood, and will strongly Indorse the Tar? iff Board appointed b\ the President f??r the scientific attidy of the problem. There has been an Impression that ?Chairman Han..s wsa anxious t?-. take the place of chairman <?f the committee on reaolutlona for hlmaelf, but the in formatioi yeaterdaj wss that Senator Root would In all probability receive that honor Mr Koenig returned last night from a trip tu Washington. "I went there." he ?aid, ''*" *ee aome ?if our Sew fork state m.i1 tbe detalla of the conven i,,,i, | h,ui talks aU?ng these linea with Benator Root, Vice-President Bherman, rtecretan stlms..n of the War Depart* , ment and .? numb? ol ? 'ongressraen ! front this st.it.' I also called upon Pres? ident Tafl t?i ps) m\ respecta " Congressman Calder returned from Washington with Mr Koenig Both nid (he) did not rare to talk about the plana i that had been made for the convention. Mr. Koenig -'tul >l"i?ti Boyle, Jr.. aecre i tar) of 'I'.""'v committee, will k?. t.. Buffalo to-night :?> spend Bunda) it : Niagara Fslls. Th . win k<> fi,.M1 t.,, ... t., Rochester on Monday morning Most i of th.- N.A Y??rk Cli) delegatea will not -tart fur the convention until Monday night, chairman Barnes will go to? morrow night e HATEFUL FLOODS* CRY WOMEN Five Carloads of Easter Hats Held Up by High Waters. s?i i,..u.R. April ?'? It w is r?ported <>n Milliners' Ro? this afternoon that five , .,: losds "i ISsstei liais, , ..nsiKin.i t>) ? v i.m i" points in Mississippi, ...uiKi.i. Ten? nessee ami Alabama, have been turned ba< k .-count of tn. it.|a i v|.i.-s . ..nip,un.'M n. milv accapUng conslgnmenta tu southern points subject to UelsU. BIG LEVEE BURSTS; WATERS SWEEP 01 Great Gcvernmcnt Dike at Hick man, KyM Clives Way mti the Mississippi Races Unhindered Over 150 Square Miles. MANY LIVES ARE IN PERU Rivor Ranches Flood Stage t Nateh?l and Armies of Men Work Desperately to Stem the Onrvtsh inir Torrent. The flood ar^a In the Mississlprit Vat ey was widened a*id lengthened \ ester ?Jay, The Msr government levee west o Hii-kman. Ky . prnte^tlr-?*; the K^lfne ?Lake district of Kentuckj and Te? nense?? broke late yesterday alterno? n, and it ti believed one hundred and fifty squar. miles ??ill Im Inundated. This lection li ronifinratlvely thlckl) populated, and UMA nt life j?, expected. Much suffering an? property damage seem ? ertaln In Its ?inward nisi- ?She ' - reached a flood Ht.-ig?-- almost ??. N it Miss. and last nlghl hundr? ?'?- - me? ??er- at work on th?' levees In tl mensced teiritory, itopplng small ; snd strengthening spots ??? ? the tonillo strain As the ri\ rising at ?'airo. II!. and ta?^ tlhl? slowly mounting higher as fai Loulsrllle, with smsller utreami down th" lfn?- ?pouring unprc? ? let ?.-d vol? umes of wster Into the Mb pi. ihe !?.?>. r ri? ? r district faced ? ? i li ii Six hundr?sd snd thlrt) -elgl ?.-?>: the Mississippi Is seiitHislj mit. ? ?. i. tl it i..-:nK the distance between Colui Ky., and Vlcksburg, Mi??. The ?.'? ?'? ? strain, where the levee is* liable to '? r ?k at any time, extends from foluir.??is, Ky., to Helens, Ark. s ?lisian-? <?f :'.1S miles The flood death list prpbaMi ? is brought to eighteen at an t-aliv hOUf this morning. This is not positive, how? ever. Reports of loss of lit'?- have ? : Ina? curate ir son-., inatan? es, snd doul t less parsons have .been drown?ed In re? mote settlements without the facts being made known. The propert) loss late last night was conservatively estimated a* |l..T*OO,000. ? work is going ?"?n as rapidiy as i.. terrupted transportation ta? UltlUMS will allow. At Hlckman, Ky., three thou? sand persons ar?- sheltered In i?-nts vldod by the federal and state i.-?? ?Tn ments. Pood is being supplied Li localities where the local suppl) ixhausted. a? ute suffi rlni port? d from man., points. one hundred starving refugees were found in two houses at Wyatt, nln? n east of CbarltBoton, Mo., last night. They were discovered by a rescue party from Bt Louis, which ??ill tak?> them su| toda:'. DIKE BURSTS WITH A ROAR Hickman Workers Flee as Water Engulfs Vast Area. Hlckman, Ky., April 5. -With s m*t that could be heard for miles the Mis? sissippi Hiver flood burst through lh?) government levee, Ave miles wes of here, late to-day, and to-night is ? ov?>r the Reelfoot Lake dtstri. t. By to? morrow IJ?O square miles of farming lands will he an Inland sea. (.rave apprehension is felt for the safety <?f farmers In remote se? ti<?n> <?f the sparsel) settled country Thev it<*r when li csms through tore a gap sixty f?-.'t Ids in the levee, and the swirling curn-nt Is fast eating away the earth? work and widening th.- breach The Reelfoot levee, ss it Is generally known, h.xl been regarded as a dangef point for a week, snd sti.- i efforts had been mads t?. hold the flood. L'util to-day. when th?> wav.s. driven b) m high wind, hegan t?? Ix-at against the hanks, it uns thought the tight would 'is won. The battle was ?t its height at ths end. wiu-n th.? collapse cam? th?- work? ers were compe'ted to run for th?-ir i ?, a number making tli?-ir was to 111? * k i n m sfoot, while others, marooned btyoud the break, were rescu?sd In - launches. The Reelfoot Basin is m ids u| of small farming communlths A i. 0*1 ?Sf of the r.-si'ients already had abend i their honn-s. h-ir others remained n th.-lr lands. When ?he crash csm< forts w?-r?- made to romraunlcste with the scattered villages !?> telephone, hut with little luccess. Ths property ?I-tri? age ?sill !"? Isrge The Reelfoot let.stends shout fifty miles, fr?.m !ln kman t.. Tipt??ii\ 11 '.->. T.-iin Where the break occurred ths land slopes gradual,! t?> the Tens.i line end then Is practically level. Cot? ton and alfalfe are the prln.'ipal crops rais?-?! m the overflowed country Hlckman win n?'t be affected bj the break. The waters will overflow i.ak. County, Tenu . and the extreme end ?t Fulton ?'.it?. K? . an.i then will Iw forced back through Oblon and t" the r ?.thill.?, of tie residence section ol ?It? The vs. iti m ,. itskirts of Hi? kiiia-, and the business district already are in? undated as the result of B tr.ak Ig | privat- levee last Monda) nUht. Picture of Desolation. \ picture of fosolstlou Is prossiiled by this flooded town, whethei it be s \i.*.* ??r the tented city, which shelters t,"?? ii.-i.-c lees, helpless persons, or the Bppsreats] llmltl?*aa wast?* of tiui?l?l\ w.it.i' lUat stretches oui befo-re them and the btrokeg levee <m which m n I ?ve been worlclag with feverish energ) to thwart ths river's expanding. Thieves sre becoming sctlve In the flood? ? d ?... ?,,..i ol W est I Hi kir.m ?'?nuit? m thorltles sre discussing the sdvtssblllty ?f asking for a. company of militia t<? pretetl prop? ? t? Refuge es eontlnue te arries In ?peat aum bera Their losase sre temporarily obscured in their minds 1.? personal niffertns snd snxlet) over ti-,.-ir kinsmen. Mr?- Wtlllaa Venters, of litand No I, ?vim wss rs* i it b) a lam?, li, is tissas! illstract<Mt, he.,? use h.r husband snd children ??>?!>? left behind lasen refuge In lh ? sttk* <?f I . home, where, phi sj : - Inn .Ml nti i ths hssusl were driven several days iaO