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WLm Leaves Washington
J'Mohio to Putin Next Ten
Soavs Showing Up Rec
ord of Roosevelt. -
Sel trust deal
' to be criticised
Inventions of Boih Parties
sMGieyennc Today; Repub
Skins for Taft; Demo
crals Doubtful. -j
S j ASHINGTON, -May 12. Prcs-'i
'f Mcnt Taft left Washington at I
4:10 it. m. today for Marietta,
jS? Ohio, where tomorrow morn-
'M " Wl" a fiimI ftamP!liKn of
;jHij-slkiue in his liomo state bo
H tU residential primaries there
MLewhnonc of the speeches which
lHKift trill make on his ten-day
JplRftre completed when he left the
'jfc.Uta for nia'nv of tlifin were
uiHutlonc. Final conferences with
fHBH in Washington developed that
HfMtct probably will attack
UMPl'Kcortvelt alontr new lines, Jt
'IKtM Mr. Kooscvelt's position in I
Wtrd States Steel corporation ;
-iJHiit'oa of the Tennessee Coal &
Ifcainnv would bo one of the
UUjH(t Interest Taken.
;JHm friends of Mr. Taft do ut
fBbtl their fnjercst in Inn Ohio trip.
Bpt remit of the primaries there,
Imfit tbcm believe, may depend the
Morec in h:3 fight for Tcnom-
Taf: vas told Inst week that
ipend more than a woek in
ift'B.ii "Ctivo cawpaigaiug.
ypjyJjPilctit's tour will bo one "of
yPptat he lias yet made. Sixty-
TK.m-Wtw a,rcad-' are scheduled
'Hr'llbavo an opportunity to rest
eihe ten days only on Thursday
SBhfiil and uuxt Sunday, when
be the guest of his brother, (J.
Bk1 W'H campaign up to the
jWor the nrimariea, making hi
'fi y Da-Vt0" May 20. He will'
'3 Vncit dfly il1 Cincinnati and de
HthrBr '"Ctou that afternoon.
..MELVCTOx' -Mai .-Unat)Io to
I OiOM'-rW ln4nl t0 a'"Pa" I" Ca.U-
mSTtnl TafL ,ms sc,,t y -clc-
II IBL "16 RfPUhMc!in of that state
r's ie,cGra,u waa !,em i
ntiKT1iU , M' IIa,"'ond, manager
I3i"KKi ,n'tS Sa" FraxiclHco. and
llS.BS,'!1 10 P" A- Stanton, the
llflJEn. Tev,0w the achlcve
ilL.mL ,?dm,nlUon, and as
l1?JB& . Cl R086velt wa not
iiWriT' dcui-h,,t s
il8l"Wi Wlrcd Und foi,(,,n sham
wft tBp Suir,,r j,ros,i,,cnt,i
fl lo th. ,a 1 vMiture to ap
j "J Republican men and .
illTOB,'h!c tl 0n nml specially
lUWr California.
f M' tfK? Hecit dP!0P!0 0t CftllfornIa
,,fc'Cnf.Cr f xUi the
lailKe ' cf,,,ttUonnl an(1 Phil
lftP'Mt; i.'. U,c '"nploycra' 11a-
A fli n h " of ntorlatc
Wtfc i'nesbank
wt ,a the r?r a t:ir,ff cm-
K WlUon SSC fro,n a deficit
chin, , UlJ cnoratlon
om is burouu 1,111
12HHL C i,,,ft C Lfl"P'
Clerical Enemy of Astor
Scores Millionaire's Will
And Asks Radical Reforms
If'Rep'ort Is Unfavorable, For
mer Preacher Will Go 'to
Electric Chair.
BOSTON, !May 12. The board of in-,
sanity experts .selected by Governor
liVss to cjram'ine inio the mental condi
tion oj' Clarence V. T. Kichceon, the
l'oriuor Baptist clergyman who -is "ri
der 'sentence of death for the munler
of Avis Linnell, subjected JUchcson
today to the" most exhaustive tests
, It doubtless was the most critical po
ribd" for the prisoner sinco ho received
his death sentence iu January. Prom
the time he confessed to the murder
of his former sweetheart, who stood in
the wav of 'his mnmnjjo'to the wealthy
Miss Violet. Hdmands of Broohlinc, his
counsel have been workiim' to procure
a ttndin-r. that the prisoner was-mentally
Governor Fosp.-'who 'is averse to the
death penalty, naincd three alienist to
make a report for his guidance. The
commission includes Dr. Henry Jiust
Stcdman. chairman . of . tho board of
trustees of tho Taunton insane hospi
tal: Dr. George T. Tuttle, superintend
out of the McLean insane hospital, and
Henrv P. Frost, superintendent of the
state insane hospital. They spent two
hours with Richeson at tho Charles
.street, nail yesterday morning, when a
urclimiuary examination was made.
The examination today was in the
sheriff's house in the jail yard. Rich
eson showed no trace of nervousness
and at the completion of the long duy's
ordeal apparently was iu excellent cou.
dition. The physicians avoided dis
cussing the results of their examination.
Bv IntoniAtiuuul Nowb Son-Ice.
XEV YORK, .May 12. The world's
flrat baby l)oy lo be boni after hte
mother's death la now a patient In Ford
ham hospital, full of vitality and ap
parently (Instinct! to n. long life. By a
Caevarlan operation tha child wan de
livered, the physicians at Fordlmm hos
pital assort, ten minutes after tho mothor
had died of apoplexy. The nor wclchod
21 touncl.
Tlx- case is said by physicians to he
without precedent, anil most startling as
Khowlnf? that llfo persists In the orgima
followlni: th phenomenon nt tho death.
The hoy's mother avhb Ir3. Uohecca
Llppstltch of tho Bronx.
"Government Should' Take
Over Standard Oil and
Tobacco Trusts, Confis
cate Goal Lands."
By International News Service-
PIin.ABELPHrA, May 12. Tho
Rev. George Chalmers Richmond,
rector of St. John's' Episcopal
church, forgetting the world
accepted proverb "Dc uiortuis nil
nisi bonum," deliverod- a startling
sermon. His remarks in the criticism
of tho Astor will are of public inter
est in connection with the criticisms
which have been made throughout the
country during tho last. week. In this
respect Dr. Richmond had this to aay:
""Wc aro ' filled with a patriotic
shamo uftcr reading tho will of John
Jacob Astor. -Ho was a man of great
wealth and aa such' he stands forth ut
the bar of justice and the Christian
conscience of . the American people.
What our American multimillionaire
must remember is this: That if ho ex
pects to shine in glory hereafter ho
must reveal certain traits of the ideal
to us who aro his contemporaries.
Compares Two Wills.
'What a difference between tliis
will and that of Dr. Francis Bacon, the
great surgeon of Yale, who died last
month. Tie was a poor boy. Through
toil and skill in handling his small in
come he loft an estate of $400,000. Of
this $100,000 goes to a tuberculosis in
stitution. A few thousands go to other
cciunllv worthy movements and the resi
due to help poor boys through Yale.
Oh, how murh greater is such a man
than Astor!
"No nmu ought to be able to loavo
more than $2000 at most, after giving
away generuos sums to religion, edu
cation and charity. AVc must so order
our laws that such estates as Astor 's
would be impossible in tho future.
America is no place for multimillion
aires. Wo are a nation set in the uni
verse for the building up of God's
kingdom of love and righteousness.
Should Limit For.unes.
''We need to look ahead and make
laws which will prevent fortunes like
this from roaching such a high figure.
It is a dingrnco to leave a fortune of
450,000,000 in these dnya. Tho state
must stop in and settle this question
or some day wo shall have a congress
practically socialistic in both houses.
And then wo shall sec what property is
worth in tho eyes of our masses of
toilers, who are aa crushed and beaten
in some of our industrien as In Russia.
"Here nrc a few things we should
do at once-
"Mako fcudj fortunes impossible of
f (Continued on Pago Two.)
Promsies to Extend Road to
I $pn Mines if Movement Is
Made to Develop Them.
Western Friends of President
of Salt' Lake Road Are
Royally Entertained.
Special to The Tribune.
N12W" YORK, May 12. Preparatory to
closlnsr hia Fifth avenue mansion here for
the summer, Senator Y. A. Clark enter
tained yesterday a large number of his
far western friends, who are members of
the Stanford University club of New
York. During the afternoon discussion
centered largely upon problems of far
western development iu their relationship
to tho eastern market. Isaac T, Ttussell,
formerly of Salt Lake City who, with Mrs,
Russell, was amonp the pucsts, spoke of
tho service the Clark railroad ha render
ed to southern Utah and of the new era It
had brought to that part of the country
as well as to California. The hope of the
Commercial club of Salt Lake to se tho
iron ore of their country brought Into
practical use was mentioned and this
brought Sonutor Clark to his feet.
Ready to Co-operate.
"There has been some criticism here,"
he said, "of tho eastern coldness of con
tact, but that is not a part of the west
ern spirit. Wo people of the west can
speak each other's languago so you will
understand mo when I sa.y I want to
co-operate in every way with ervory good
cause ln the west that makes for tho up
building of the country. That's tho debt
wc owe that country. '
"Now nbout that Iron or ln Utah.. ,
You let any body of men step forward
and show a disposition to mlno that'
ore and I will step forward and 'put the '
railroad down there so It can be done.
Wc will he as quick as the first move
ment towards mining the ore to get
Possibilities Great.
"I hope this encourages men to go
to work on thut problem for the possi
bilities are surely great and what I say
applies to all the country along tho rail
road from Salt Lake to L.os Angeles.
Wo want to sec It teeming with pro
ductivity ii.nd wealth, and we statid ready
all the tlmo to put our rails wherever
they will be of service and will do a
real good."
Senator Clark, closed his house when
IiIb guests left. lie will lenvu this week
for a long tour of the, west, Includ
ing Arizona, where he will spend con
siderable time. The music rendered by
Senator Clark's art gallery organ during
his final "at home" was largely com
posed of tunes familiar to the Stanford
university campus, as Scott Brooks. Sen
ator Clark's organist, was organist at
tho Stanford memorial chapel boforo the
carthquako of 190G shook it do.wn.
By International News Service.
NEW YORK, May 12. To strew
flowors on the sea in memory of her
husband, who waB lost in the Titanic
j disaster, Mrs. Henrietta C. Loring of
Liverpool made a trip across the At
lantic ocean on the Cunarder Carmania,
which arrived today.
Mrs. Loring was ill during the entire
journey and constantly in tho care of a
stewardess. She could not be seen to
da', but passengers on the Carmania
told of a touching scene in midocoau.
J. H. Loring was a wealthy Liver
pool merchant and was one of the hun
dreds of men who wont down with the
Titanic whose bravery won the plaudits
of the survivors.
Mrs, Loriug tool; a groat quantity of
the choicest tlowors aboard tho Car
mania at Liverpool. Last Friday even
ing the vessul reached the meridian of
the longitude of the disaster, though
far to the south of it, and Captain
Dow ordered the ship stopped. Mrs.
Loring, though ill, was taken in a
steamer chair to tho rail of the
steamer and while the othor passengers
stood about with bared heads, dropped
the -flowors into tho water.
MISSOULA. Mont., May 12. John !
Marcclli. who lived for a month with a
bullet; in his brain, died today. He
was shot April n" and the bullet was
not removed until a woek ago. Dom
inico Bngoslink, who is alleged to have
dono the shooting, is sought bv the of
ficers. The men were employed by tho
'Zsorthern Pacific railroad.
Mexico's Head
And Rebel He
Has Defeated
mixed coin
Congress Not Inclined to
Abandon Military Posts
Without Inquiry.
Special .to The Tribune. '
' WASiONGTON. 'May 12. Members of
tho scnato,and house military commit
tees are planning to provide for the
retention of desirable military uosts and
the abandonment of others through tho
appointment of a Joint army and con
gressional commission with uuthority to
examine all of tho military posts of the
country and to recommend to the nest
congress what the 3tatus of each mili
tary post shall be ln the futuro. which
posts shall be abandoned and which re
tained. Congress is not Inclined lo follow the
recommendations of the secretary of
war and the cbiof .of staff in the mattor
of abandoning posts without, ninkhic a
careful Investigation of the entire subject
and In order -to do this Intends to pro
vide in the army appropriation bill for
the creation of 'a commission of eminent
retired army officers and members of
the house and senate military commit
tee:! to examine the posts and report to
congress when It rcas3omblcs Uccoinber
It Is expected the commission will have
as members Lieutenant Generals LJ. .M.
Young and Arthur MacArthur. Major
Generals George M. Randall. Jesse M.
Leo and Charles R Humphrey, Senators
Warren and Foster, and Keprcbentatlvcs
Slaydcn and Anthony. Pending the re
port of the commission it Is expected
no action will be taken upon the rec
ommendation of the secretary of war for
the abandonment of various western
army poets.
MIXNKAPOLIS, Muv 12. What is
considered by many ..M'cthodiets tho
first step towards a diocosean system
in tho rhureh is embodied in the first
report of the episcopacy committee of
the general conference of the Mnth
odist Episcopal church, which probably
will be presented tomorrow.
This afternoon, which was given over
to the anniversary of the board of
Sunday mjIhioIs, addresses were made
by Bishop William Fra.or McDowell
of Chicago, president of tho board: Dr.
Edgar Bhikc, Now York, assistant sec
retary, and Dr. David G. Downey, New
York, corresponding secretary of the
General Huerta Believes His
Forces Will Surround the J
Retreating Army sj
Five Hundred of His Men Slain; M
Two Generals Missing; All
His Cannon Captured
Twelve hours' of brisk fighting on the desert plains 300 miles t
south of the American border, between a force of 5000 rebels
under General Orozco and an equal body of federals under General ( '
Huerta resulted today in a decided advantage to the federals.
The fighting began at daybreak and at nightfall the sandy mesas
'between here and Yernio, fourteen miles south, where the insurrectos
Avcre gradually forced back, were covered with dead and wounded.
Nearly 500 are believed to have been killed and wounded on both
sides.. A courier brought the information that C4eneral Trucy Aubert,
the dashing federal commander, had been shot in the .leg.
The rebelsabandoned ten, cannonandmuch ammunition in their
General JoaqmnTellez, who had been stationed in the rear of
Huerta 's vanguard,-at noon was sent around to the eastward to flank .'??
the rebels and cut off their retreat. Tonight federal headquarters
claim the rebels are completely surrounded and that the second day I
ox fighting will prove equally decisive.
This town, only yesterday occupied by the vanguard of the rebels, i .
was riddled with bullets when the federals galloped into it at sun-
set. Over the foothills to the north the insurrectos could be seen re- .
treating. '
General Huerta has been receiving many telegrams of eongratu-
lation on the outcome of the day's fighting. Should the advantage
gained today be followed by equal success tomorrow the federal :-. J
leaders are confident it will mean the annihilation of the insurrecto
army. . '.
General Huerta considers it probable, however, that the rebels
will make their last stand at Escalon, their central base, fourteen :-
miles to the north, where they have built fortifications and trenchc-s ..
i: the last fortnight. . !
It was the steady artillery fire of the government troops that dis
lodged the enemy. The sun beat down fiercely on the plains, but tha v'
air was clear. The aim of tho federal gunners was true. They began
to shell the rebel positions at daybreak. For a time the insurrectos
fired in volleys and seven federal officers were wounded. For only a
few hours, however, they withstood the fierce cannonading and then
began to evacuate their positions. General Tellez arrived at night- j
fall with a detachment of 1500 men in the valley behind Conejos, i.
where the vanguard of rebels gathered. It seems likely that unless .
the rebels continue to fight desperately a large number of prisoners ' ,
will be taken when dawn breaks tomorrow.
As they retreated the rebels destroyed a number of bridges, but '
the federals are equipped with pontoons and will not be seriously af- i; .
fectd by the hindrance. '-j;.
Enthusiasm in the federal camp is great. In fact news was re- '.
ceived here from Torreon that the victory was being celebrated with ; t
music and parades. -j
General Huerta talked enthusiastically of the fight. $
".After twelve hours of fighting today," be said, "my troops
took the positions of the rebels by storming. The artillery fire was
superb. My forces, filled with enthusiasm, have onco more shown
the power of the government and they covered themselves with glory. ' r-
,:Wc caplured from the enemy ten cannon and wagons with ' .
many hand bombs of dynamite. The enemy retreated in precipitate
flight toward the north, where part of my men executed violently a "
movement, which nearly annihilated them. j.
"Those who escaped burned bridges and a train with twenty
cars of provisions was destroyed. These ears and five bridges arc '','
still on fire. JS
"Three trains of reinforcements arrived for the rebels during the $$JJ
fight, but the heavy artillery fire from our batteries prevented theai
from detraining. -.Njj
"Up to now, 10 p. m., I have had no time to go over the battle
ground. T have information, however, that the dead will number &M
more than fh'e hundred.
"On our part we had an almost negligible loss, except that, un- ;.j5fyj
fortunately, General Trucy Aubert is slightly wounded iu one foot. .' i''
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