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I aptain of "Mount Temple"
3 admits He Was Near Sinking
., Liner; Says He Beheld ,
No Signals
w :
( aman Swears the "Californian"
I Vzs Within Twenty Miles, That
1 He Saw Rockets, But That His
Ship's Officers Ignored
I Distress Signals
(By Internationa) News Service.)
jbNTO, Ont., April 24. Dr. V. 0. QuHzerau, a graduate of
If.rlin university, who arrived on (.he Mount. To.mple from Anl
rerp on Friday lasl. brought the Startling information that, the
operator on that vessel informed him that they were the first
pet the Titanic's C. Q. D. and that they were only about forty
om her at the time.
. Quitzerau also staled that the story among pa&senors and
itaff was that the lights of the Titanic were visible some time
ihe sank.
sording to Dr. Quitzerau, the story on the Mount Temple was
y were about fifteen nub s away when they saw the Titanic,
is after steaming toward her for two hours. Most, of the pas
on the Mount Temple were from the continent and on their
the. Canadian northwest,
Dtaui Moore was notified from here of the statement of Dr.
au to the effed thai ho understood the Mount Temple was
t ship to set a wireless message from the Titanic and also the
nt that a steamer's lights were seen Kve miles away at the
B Titanic foundered.
) captain's answer follows:
ould not possibly have been my ship. Did r i i receive C Q. D.
!:30 a. m. Monday. Was then fifty miles west and south of
position. Did nol arrive at the position until 4:30 a. m. It
evident that passenger is mistaken."
Quitzerau tonight wired Squalor William Alden Smith that
d appear before the senate committer if his testimony was de
' that body.
DaW' to TH Tiihune.
eirsBPOX, April L't. Tin- ..t en id. i hip
i,v ffan l'''.vlanJ line aa
uttKten inile 0f (ho White lar
"Btir when thi. boat ueut
itr 'fctcordint; tt, the Kworn ?t o
Stl"LF rnp-t- i'l, s'toiiiI donkey
1ft F steamer was twenty miles
bfK' stio saw iiu rockets and
. yght d ' he Titanic. Gill says
R'"Bplllv Faw tho rockets, saw tho
h.-s' Wt I'RlUr. of (ho Titanic and
" Kf v OTI!,',r' talking among
jrj IP anr nfl:iruig that the cap
been to hi n fho Rending of
lP168 Affidavit.
foeitim "tor in tlic presence
u lnci,ricrs of tho orcw f the
)1)elP,lJ- the Huston American re
yBM1 a notarv public. The other
jlStm8000'1 U a" blB Btatements,
CwJB0.1, ,0 make public statements
H ,yHe corroborate Mr. toll, bc
. jffev wto afraid ff loiinj- their
llne affidaii follow-.
cl!lllf v'" V,"!U"K OI' "Kr-- sincl"'. na
b'1lr iorl; ,hn- , ,mklne my
"Wyar ln ll" ''!llir"r,,ia'1.
t i of Ari! " I "a on duty
T' until T. midnight :n the
f J'""" U 1 cLm "n
f&m Wa" VV '-le.-v. ana 1 rould
16,1 m?C T '"nK diHtano Th chtn'i
f1 m boun toPPd Mlnv. 10.30
iSjtff drtftlnc; among Ooe Ice.
V Jlhi8per8 of Scadal,
'ft mJH0" , :Vr'r ,h,;
ijw tiw, iiKllt f vory lRrRc
??m? ""U lf" awny. I
uVt',' Pl ,,lu,M,'l'' liehtH.
IH! ,"' '"' : '"Im.lo.
from lli- brldKQ and lookout. At
IS o'clock I wont to m i-abln. I
V..-.U,. i n mate, vmilam Thomas. io
heard the rriinoiiin; aloBBBlde
tho siilp ajii) ukodi "Aie we In the
r raplloda "Ye; it must be cleared
off t-: tif; iter board, thoiudh for a
blsr vod;"1 is Rotnir alon at full
fip'(I She. loolttid as if she iniirht be
a bi? German."
I turrirfl tn. but COUld not eleep.
In half an boar 1 turned out, thlnk-
im? to iinofce a -ii,-arite. Booawifl
of th onrpo I oonlfl not smoko be
tween Oeckv so I went on deck axaln.
Beholds Two Rockets.
I had lren 00 deck atK.nt tn min
ntra ivJirn J suw it whits rookat about
ten mtlrs way on the Btarboard aide.
I thought It must t a Kioot lnr star.
In geveii or mIkM minutes. I nitw dls
tl&Otly a second rocket in the sbjoo
place, and I aakl to myself. "That
iiniht !.' a w.h.' in o"latresa."'
If waa not my Jwnlnesn to notify
the brldtre or tho lookouts, but they
could not have helped but sxi them.
t turned In Imuifilla t'ly after, sup
Ioslnff that the Ship would pay at
tention to tho rockets. I know no
more until I was awateaad by the
cMef answojer oaUfag "Turn out to
rentier na.itKtain e-" It was then M0.
"The Titanic ha Konn down." he
explained, i went on deck nnd found
tho vjbI uritifr way and pHWiaedllH
full ipeed. She wan rimr of tho Ice
llld, but there wore p.lenty of borjrw
Hears Strange Admission.
I went down In Ihe enjcine room
on watch and heard the second and
fourth engineers in Consultation. J.
C. Evans lo the seeond and "U'ooteri
In th? fourth. Tito eeotd was t-il-iiiK
the fourth that the third officer
had reported rocxeti jroinn up op iiii
(Continued on Pae Two.)
Critical Situation Exists Along
the West Coast of Mexico
and Foreigners Are Flee
ing to Seaports.
Natives, Driven Desperate by
Hunger, Join the Robber
Bands, Plunder Ranches;
stories of Refugees.
CHICAGO, iprll Mall advicei
celved today frm Quay ma 8, 8o
nnrfl, anil dtd April 23, tell of
imminent danger threatening up
wards of one thousand Americans
piont: ths west nasi of the southern re
public So i rltlrl i- ths Situation that a .-po
rial steamer has lien rharfprr-d Nel
on Rhoadae, .'r.. mariasrer of n "usr
refinery, to succor those citizens of th
T'nlted States who may ho abls to reach
the e.on.st at points between Gueymae
and Maa.tlan.
The steamer w-as scheduled ,n
from Guaymas yesterday. II Is proposed
to visit a.ll harbors In southern Sonora
and northern Blnaloa and to transport
any refuaees to Masatlan According to
th advices 1600 Zapatistas era looting
and pillaging a! Cullacaiit capital of Bln
aloa. Hunger is making the natives des
perate, and II Is said th;it American
plantations are In danger of being
The situation alone the wit ron-l of
northern Mexico Is summed up about as
The Yaoul Indians are on the warpath
in Bonora, shooting at paaeenger trains
and looting tanrheJ? and small towns
south of (tunyma. The southern por
tion 0 Sonora In In a stut- of nnarhy
and small parties of bandits are roam
ing the country! pUl aging the small
Prepared for Siege.
At BSsperanaa, where there ere sup
poaedly ISO Americans, ait the women
and ohlldren have been fient from tin
country, and the men have armed thorn
selves and prepared for a SlagS. Similar
conditions prevail at Navojoa, where
there are about 100 Americans on small
fs'-rms. at Sin IUae and Cx8 MochlS,
Where there are 150 Americans; at Nav
olato, where the Ethoadefl Btigar redncr
les stJU are operating, although the wom
an and children were sont from that
place several days ago to take steamer
for Sun Francis cc
From Navalots there is a chance to
escape through the port of Altata, then
down the coast to afaaaUan, whence
steamers sail for California Mazatian
is r.portci quiet, though there have been
many changes in gorernmsjpl and the
absence of control In Sonato has prac
tically paralyBed businesa
Benor Pellps RH'eros. who was oleri'l
governor by the legislature of Blnaloa,
was told by the federal Kovernnienl that
no troops could be furnished to protect
tlx stt". DOr was any money available
unless it came from the stale.
The slate treasury is reported empty
Iteanwhlls the lianks are closed, credits
stopped -nd merchants arc p.ivinu k;
rier cant as Insurance against riot Iork
No Trains Running.
The Boutharn Pacific h running no
trains south of San niap and word has
been sent out that after next Sunday
BOirYlcea may be discontinued entirely,
depending upon the action of the ban
dits. This, of course, will mean the
(Continued on Page Two,)
Novelist, Historian and Member
of Parliament Passes Awi
After Ixnig Illness.
LONDON, April 24. Justin Md ar
thy, novelist unl historian, and lor
many years a member of parliament,
died tonight at Folkestone. Be ';i'l
been ill throughout the winter and
hprinp. dausbtez bad acted si hi?
norse and friends hud hoped that be
would live to MS. the fruition of home
Horn in 1830, Justin Met 'art by WSS
one of tho most prolific political and
historical writers of the timet, He was
an ardent home ruler ami for twenty
tivo yean was a political writer for u
London daily paper. Lie was ice
chairman of tht Irish parliamentary
party in the housa of commons, and
with the rejection qf Mr. Parnell by
the majority Mr. Met srthj ntin by
them sleeted chairman.
Tic became attached to the reporters'
cutlery of the house of commons in
18)i1 for the Morning Sifcar.
Alter reriguiitK SS rhif editor of
that paper in 1868, be trnxolod through
the I.' ii i led Stales for ueatlv three
w-nrs and since thou hud mors than
i i rev isitvd A incrii .1
Iowa, New Hampshire and
Rhode Island Delegates In
structed to Vote for
the President.
Manager Mekinlcv Calls At
tention to the Scheme of
Colonel Roosevelt to Gain
Support at Primaries.
CBDAR RAPIDS. ra . April 34.
Prp?t.nt Taft will hav slvfoon of
Iowa's tTnt -rK votes In the na
tionni Republican convention, so
crriiii)K to Indications wh-n th
tat convention reconvened here this af
ternoon, Senator Cummins admitting that
hi trip from Washington to lows had
oppii ineffective lo stemming the tid for
Tnft declared he still evp&ctod to he be
fore the national convention nt Chicago
and that his name would be presented by
one of the ten dettates in the sta.le in-
sl ructed for him.
The four it.-leira.tes at large, in tho reso
lutions reported! were Instructed to sup
port the president tirnt, last and all the
The convention elected as Taft d"ie
ratr': ;t large to 'he national convention
n. follows:
Governor B. F 'arroll, f'.e-irRe p.
Perkins of sioux City, Liuther P.. Brewer
of Cedar njipiits and Jamas P. Hryan of
Creston by a rote of Tfii against 7?'i for
the Ciimtninp ticket headed by .State
Benator .fHine h. ail an of Pocahontas
Resolutions Instructing ths four deie
gatee at largo to the national convention
to vote for the renotnlnatlon of Prefl6en1
Taft trere adopted and the convention ad
journed at 4 o'clock.
Pourth district delegates to the Repub
lican national convention are Truman Pot
ter of Mason city arul O. (.'. Wilson of
Oelwein, Instructed for Cummins
Taft Men Control.
fJONCOBD, X. H.. April 24. A revi
aion of tho ficafe:5 in vesterday 'a Be
publican election for delegates to the
st.ilo and district conventions od
Airil $0 wap attempted today by both
tho Taft and Boosevelt oanxpsigD
managers, but in each political camp
the- ficures only served to emphasize
thr victory of the president.
Many little towns far to Ibe north
and in other remote localities still were
to be heard from at 10 a. m., hut up to
that time figures at the Roosevelt
headquarters stood
Taft, Roosevelt, 824: with 1 78
delegates to he reported.
Boosevell leaders admitted thai they
did not expect to have a New Hamp
shire delegate to the Chicago conven
tion. The nresidential freference ns tabu
la ted showed a Taft lead of 3000 in a
total vote of 30,000. Governor Bass,
the Roosevelt lender, ssid that, he was
not discouraged at the result. Although
defeated, those in sympathy with
the Boosevell movement would con
tinue to fight shoulder to shoulder for
cleaner politics. The Taft supporters
were jubilant over the victory and said
it would have a direcf effect on the
Massachusetts primaries neit week.
Oregon Delegates.
PORTLAND. Or. April :t -tr-.n
delegates to the PepoWicsn national con
ven t ion
Charles W. Ackerson. Daniel Boyd.
Fred v Bynon. Mower S. Campbell,
Charles HT Carrey, Henry w. -oe, lv D
Hull. Thomas afoOusker, Phil afetscham,
j. W. Smith Instructed for Roosevelt
Delegates to the Democratic national
convent lout
A ;. Bennett. Rortlett i)ok, I red V.
Holman. A a. Kaddarly, win n. King
Jamas Melon ey, .Tonn n. Stevenaon,
Alexander Bweek, Herman Guise, in
st ructed foi Wilson.
Scheme of the Colonel.
WASHINGTON, April :'4.--ln a. state
msnl Issued here tLd.i. Director William
B. StcKlnleS of the national Taft bureau,
ehnrgea thai the f:usaeliusetts Itootte
velt committee caused a paid advertise
ment to be printed in a Springfield neWS
paper, Monday, April '-"-'. ss follows;
"Ram em her you don't have to 0e en
rolled In H.n party to .ote at this pri
mary." "Whal does ,r mean?" yi the Mc-
Klnley statement.
"It meonw thnf ThsOdOre Roosevelt Is
mnJcIng v paid bid for the votes of Dem
ocrats. Socialists and ProhlbltloniHts to
defeat President Taft. who Is asking for
Republican rotes for blS renomlnatton.
Here, openly. Is the evidence that he has
done the mme thing secretly all over the
T'nlted Statea."
Mi. BfoKlnley charges that In a.'l the
primaries held thus fat- Colonel Roose
velt has received the ores of many Dem
ocrats Instructed for Taft.
PROVTDKNCB, R. 1 April .-4. - No op.
position to the election of delegates '-
(Continued on Page Four.)
Beach Is Back to Face
Trial; WifeWith Him
1 l
: I
Mystery of Express Robbery
at Grand Junction, Colo.,
Thought to Be Solved.
Special to The Tribune
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.. April l'.".
Ben Gilbert, night depot express mes
senger to,- the Globe BxpraSi company,
was arrested ;it 1 o'clock thin morning
charged with the theft of $14.00n on the
nigh I of Priday, April 19. which had ben
consigned iron, the Utah Kud company
:it Suit Lake City to the coal campa at
Soiner.sct. Colo. Tie la lodacd In the
county nil, tun refuses to make an
statement or confession I lis allegel
confederate In the l"ai Is expected to
be arrested later tod;i lie is also said
to he on cpreK company employee. The
nvrhi follows several da s of doae
shadowing ami Investigation by Jetec
tl.vea and police. Gilbert's every ni'.e-
nietit -u.is watched and his COBVorsattOUS
were all rsCOTded, in addition he (-, u
subjected a ertuing cross-examination
bj the detectives njd tot-mer Attorney
(,euril N. Miliar In the offie of the
railroad buperlntendeut Here a mock
irlaJ Iihs been held every evening since
the roi.her.v Gilbert, his alleged confed
erate and others have been called In ax
Witnesses and Gilbert has been forced
to repeat ids story time and again. Prom
the drat his atorv bus been doubled. The
doubt wss Increased to conviction when
Attorney MMer had himself bound and
gagged as ;iihert claims i,j bevs been
and then worked his Ray to the OUtsldS
door of the office in bps minute and
thirty seconds, whereas (Jllbert claims It
took him forty minutes to make the dis
tance. Tho arrest of ths other party
will he made within B few honrs. Gilbert's
family is very prominent socially and
his arrest Is creating a sensation.
LOS ANGJDLBS, Cat.. April M.- John
Bruener Uidei was arretted here today
on the charge of having murdered his
former wife. Mrs. J. P. Blgelow. at Oak
land on January 2. ano made a complete
confession to TVelertlve Flammer a fw
hOUVB later. He xlno said he would pleal
guilty In court.
"I don t know what mode me kill her."
he aald. "Just tho blow at finding hr
mat ned to another man. I gueKs."
The Rldem wer- married thirty years
and lived toe-ether twenty-threw years,
separating in St, Iouls. Rhler shot Mrs.
BlgelOW dead as she stood In the door
r,iv of her Oakland home after answer
ing his knock.
Millionaire Declares Accusa
tion Is "Simply a Cock
and Bull Story.''
Ky International N'cws Service.
NBW yohk. April Zi.-C1mrgei
which he first dlsmlred BS a
"cock and bull story." later when
laid before him by bin at lorn:, b
at a five bourn' conference to
day, iiuused Frederick O. Peach to aban
don his jaunty step, and with bent ShOUlr
ders and iiallid cheeks to lose hlinselr In
tho maelstrom of the financial district.
Mr. Reach wiih i barged by the au
thorities of Aiken, S G., arlth having
committed .'msunlt and batteii upon his
beautiful wife by slashing her arlUl B
knife. The crime was first ascribed tO
negro, but after several weeks of In
vestigation the Aiken authorities Issued
a warrant for the arrest of the million
aire lub man and Intimate friend Of
wiiham EC. vanderbllt. With ins wir.
he returned from Burope tnlay on the
steamship Kaiser W 11 helm 11.
".Vow, old fellow. It Is Simply a i-ork
and hull story." ssiid Mr. Bench coming
up ihc bay, "1 am glad if itn.-He deteo
lives arc making a record for themselves.
There Is absolutely nothing I can ex
plain i don'l even know the iatet de
relopments in the casa I took my wife
to BOTOpS BO that she might re . . r
fltm the effects Of the attack, and now
We are Pack together."
I'pon landing Mr, Peach went direct
to i he offices of his attorney, Delancny
Nlooll, For five hours lie conferred with
Thomas i". PnUei a mSmber of the
Nli oil firm, who went to .ikeu to In
vestigate tho case and prepare his
client's defense.
What transpired nt th conference ir
not known, but It was sufficient to take
from the. dashing Mr, Beach aonae of bis
Jaunty appearance.
"Mr. llea b will not g,. to Alksn until
we ascertain the exa t date of the trial."
said Attorney Kuller. "The nuthorlties
desire that It be iM9toned until tlir
September term as the June calendar l
lull. Meantime Mr BsSCh win remain
avy. just, where I ,-.i.inot
Mr. and Mrs. Bsavch aeemcd tO be on
the beat of terms.
Br International Nevrs Bervica
KANSAS CITT, April M -Whet; 'he
Wahingt'iii jej1(,(. i-augl t ftra this after
noon the 7.Sa pupils In the building
marched out at the sound of the fire
drill alarm without th least otsorSer.
There are eighteen rooms Is the build
ing ami aJI were filled. When the alarm
bell Bounded In each room the teachers
gave the elt order, the p'tpits arose in
the aJiie and fom ad In marching order,
and. with the teachers bringing up the
rear, all the pupil from every room
marched without a break In the ranks
to the school yard
Salt Lakers in New York.
Specutl to The Tribune,
NBPJ9 YORK. April 24. Park Avenue.
J. M rfSjrSS. Mrs. J M- Hayes; Murray
Bin, p. B, Hopkins; Waldorf, n. If.
Strickland and wife.
Confidential C o r r e
pondence Between Col.
Roosevelt and Attor
ney General Bonaparte
Regarding Harvester
Company, Withdraw
ing Suit, Given to the
Present Backer of the
Colonel Shown to Have
Bl untly Informed the
Administration That
the Influence of J. P.
Morgan and Company
Was at Stake.
WASHINGTON. ap,,. rt.-The Rv
COnuttentlnl rorre.pondenc b- h
tween President Roosevelt. At- '
torney 'I-neral Bonaparte and jr,
Cbmmisslo'ner Herbert Knes V
Smith of the bureau of oorposatlons, j(
about a gOyernment anti-truat auit
Sgsinsl the International Harveaier t
company was uent to tho senate today K
from n,e tile? r the department of jtub-
ties. If
Cne letter from Colonel Roosevelt to
Mr 'Bonaparte, vwiTten at Oyster Biy
on August 22, 1S 7. said that the colonel
Perkina i .i: t the company's affair aui
directed Mr. Bonaparte not to file the
suit than, but to jfo over the matter B
with Commissioner Smith and Mr Per-
A letter from Commissioner Smith to jw
the colonel, on September .1, told of con- '
lerences with Mr. Perkins and atatM It
Com mission sr Smith's objections to a
prOSW (itlon at that time. The commlj
Bloner wrote that he thought the ques
tion of toe company's jruiit or innocence
was merely technical and told of a con- Iff-,
forencc with Mr. Perkins on August "I.
Crimmlaslnnar smith wrote that Mr. It 1
Perltin opocluded with great emphasis L
"that if nft-r itll the eiideavoia of this K
compans and the other Morgan interest!,
to uphold the policies of the admlnlstra- I
lion and to adopt, their methods of mod- ":
ern publicity, the rompany w.xg now go- i
Iiir to be attacked in a purely technical I
case, the Lntersats he 1 spiessnlsd were r. Li
'going to tiRht.' btTi
A Practicul Queation.
further on in the name letter. Mr
Smith wrote: Be'
Whl 1 the administration iiaa never
besltated to grapple with any nnan-
.1.1 interests, no matter however
great, when It la believed that a ub- f .
ntantial wrong is beln committed.
nevertbelcJ'a. it ia a ver' practlcjil
queation whether II is well to throw
Sway now the greet Influence of the
BO-Called Morgan Interests which tip
to this time have supported the ad- 1
ranced policy of the administration ar ;
both in general principles and In the
application 'hereof -,f their -icijr
Interests and to pla'- them generally
in opposition.
1 believe Mr. Peiklns's statement
that his interest would necctaarlly be
driven Into opposit'00 sincere
OPS, and. in fact. I an hardly ee
how those great Interests an take
.in-, other attitude should this prose
cution be started and the Mnal adop
tion of this policy bo made pobiil
In another porlon of the letter. OOSB- K
inlsslonei Bmlth reportad Mr Perkine ss
having said substantially "that the Stand- 1'
ard "H people in rfe York were giving ftf.
Kim t, iHimh for having though! he JI
trying to be good and keep solid with B '
the admlni.Htration and that he was go
Ing to get the .same dose as the oth-
With the crteypondence wsj a letter
fioin William LOeb, Jr. the presidents y
OOretary, muklng an appointment for Mr. wgh,
Bonaparte to talk the business over. T
Roosevelt's Letter.
The president's letter to the attorney 1-
general follows: "2
q it Bai . N I April i'"T. '. .;
My Dear Mr, Attorney tlencral V? .
Mr. Qeorge W, Perkins of the inter- iSjaal
national 1 larv ester oinpuny has Just BBW
called upon me and submitted to nie
certain papeTB, of which I lii(ve ILaw
Boplt A orSJng to these papers
and Mr Perkins's statement. It would
appear that th harvester company. BLan'
. peatedty oa its own initiative, ssJnad
that its hpslnees be Investigated by LaSBBBS
the dspnrtment of commorcs and la- -jF
1k.it throug'i tlie coinmlssioner of cor- LsE
poratlons; that three ."tars ago the
Interatatti commerce commission de
cided that It had accepted what
amounted sohstantJally to rehafes;
1 Continued on Pegs Tour-f

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