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fcthing Report Pre
pared by the Michigan
jl'Senatoron the Titanic
fcjaster, Which Will Be
presented Early in the
ffjcers and Crew are
Set Down as Incompe
tent and Direct Respon-
Kbiiity for the Wreck of
Kbe Great Vessel Placed
Upon Captain Smith.
BjWnationnl .Yews Service.
BlTASllIJsGTOiV, May 22. A
Hi icaibinp arrainment of J.
By Bruce Ismay ami the White
j Star line officials in 2scw
B, j stern 'lenuncint ion of many
Bctepof the '"'pick up'7 crew of tbe
ttjrcicand sweupinp charges of ineom
Biefj in the jnanapcniout of the line,
ikmaJe in the report of the special
Ataaniittcc appointed to investigate
htlf Tiianic disaster by t.Iic United
Magnate, vrli icb will be pi en to the
flu; tut Tuesday morning. The rc
jBj will be submitted by Chairman
9na Aldcii Smith of Michigan, vrho
Icd almost, incessantly since the
i he was rushed to Xcw York
tbe Ciirpatlna and secure the
Ihc instant of his arrival at
up to the completion ot" the
d the speech ho is to make on
)r Smith has worked unreniit
1 actively. lie examined every
ere and in New York exhitust
lc mado many trips to New
find and examine new wit
d he pot the facts,
g Indictment,
lojjellior as they will be pre
the report, they constitute tho
itliujr indictment of a great
carrying corporation that lias
a found by an investigation
oi'nted by the seuate.
r Smith has completed his
hich he Mill deliver with the
!i of the report and in -which
make an oarnest plea for the.
it of legislation which will
b another horror as that of the
'"possible. !
sport spares neither J. Bruro
mr his subordinates iu Now
boio juggling with the truth,
(iving news from Montreal that
"'chad sunk, is saagclv cril.i
tophasip ie laid on the rruolty
DC out such dispatcho as that,
by Representative Hughes of.
temia, whoso daughter was oti
Dic Willi her husband and wah
J telrpram. signed White Star
j thu Titanic was being towed
jR?.1 jesponsibility Cor the catas
M?J, Wd on Captain Smith and it
out that had ho liooded tho
oj Ice fiont him by tho A.mor-
Kall 1 V78Cls th lives of
M'je out that the speed of tho
K )nst before sho struck the ico
7K. Sl"ty-four tind a half miles
"ErDfJ that H hart been steadily
igaitor receiving ice warning by
"e "port asserts that tho
lrfl of s"ay, tho mnn
X! Ctotr of the line, and Andrews,
for Hur,un & w,f' 11,0
jrK. ' a undoubtedly an inccn-
iKhy , 1 Wulcnt Tsmay. who
Bhl,"i wa8 a(lvsed inimodi-
'K! ffRcrr,,Uo ",!,",v of t,h0
Kft21 ln n,oniontum toho' im
Msl ?;0mned broadsides of
flKSr. tlMhipH' boin carccly
W trem"5?1- suHl 's hor giant
Bluco "B 8tabiH,y-
'iBKv'?1105 thafc lockup
rhlcl) the White Star line
'OMoth lrT WrC "acquainted
lPt'Dtmr. I 1 tl"-',r duties. There
uPuV. WnfBion when the ves-
SjjKSS"1? J(JVOtc'1 o a brief and
iJH'ftcr i f tll iD(,'(1ent8 on tho
frm on Pag0 T1,roc-)
Senator Who Is Scathing
In Report on the Titanic
Widow of James A. Garland,
Millionaire Yachtsman, For
feits $10,000,000.
By IntcrnaUonal News Service - - .'
. BOSTON, aray-22. Mts. James A.
Garland widow- of tho late millionaire
Yachtsman, will be married ' on next.
Saturday to Francis Cashing Green, and
will thereby automatically iorfoit a
fortune of $10,000,000.
Jffrs. Garland was bound by her hus
band in his -will in exactly the same
way as Mrs. John Jacob Astor -that
she could only retain the fortuno "by
rcma.ininjr single,
Mjs. Garland was twice married to
tho millionaire yachtsman having di
vorced him in 1003, and vomarried him
seventeen months later after a court
shii) thut took place on his yacht. She
waB at his bedside at his death three
years later.
Tho widow was made co-fcrusteo ot
(.bo will with two business friends of
Mr. Garland. She engaged Francis
Cushinff Green, an attorney with a
moderate income, as her legal adviser.
Lawvor and cliont wer0 thrown to
cothcr frcciuontly and. tho engagement
The Garland fortune now goes to
Mrs. Garland's three sons, . If the sons
dto .without heirs the money is to go
to Hatvard university.
Discoveries of ilie Famous Horti
culturist Will Bo Given
the Public.
SANTA TIOSA, CaU Way 22. Tho Mi
tlwr Burbank- society, cliartercd Ty tho
r.tate of California and baokod by a IonK
Hat of dltUlnguUmcd members, or
ganized Hero today, with the purpose of
asdurlnc tlic grcatcat pohhJWc benefit lu
Iho lnrscHl- miuiior at the least cost,
from the discoveries mid Invcatlpations
of thf fnmoiiH hortlcultiinillfl. Tho ao
ciety has no capital stock, mill no power
to incur dcbls or eam piollta.
Twice Burbank baa endeavored to cap
Italic bis inventive senilis, but both
times to bis nlllmalo-dissatisfaction. HIb
doslro whs to be freed from all Huh new
details and to devote bis time exclusively
to resntucb. The present plan is to
collect a modest foe from each of t.00
members, the proceeds to be devoted to
pludnK Biirbnnk'H knowledge In book
form at reasonable ost before all farm
en. horticultural law and tfiirdonci.
A. purtlal list of tho members Includes
tho following:
author Burbank. honorary president.
Mm. Pbor:be A. Hearst, Champ Clark,
Charles W. Post, president of Iho Postum
Cereal company; Dr. J- B. Murphy, presi
dent of tho American Medical society.
Abbott Lawrence Lowell, president of
Harvard university; Rollln D. ballabury.
dean of tho Unlvoffllly f OliIcaBo; A.
Foster, regent of the University of
California; 13d ward. W. WhUc, chief Jus
tice of the United States: W. A. Palinor.
general manager of tho Northwester,, Pa
cilia Railroad company: A r turn r. llad
lv, president of Talc university Victor
liosoxvnter publin!er of the Omaha Her;
Xic-bolat; .M Butler, president of Columbia
Says Lawyer Told Him Arch
bald Could Influence Com
merce Court Judges.
WASHINGTON', May 22. With trem
bling voice. W. P. Belaud of Scra.nlon,
Pa., chief accuser of .rndpc Arch bald of
the commerce court, told Iho houso Judi
ciary committee today that tjio memory
of his little irlrl had led him to fight the
railroads and Judgo Archbald.
About 1504, ho wild, his family wa
blcsaed with a lltUo girl, and she was
named Mar'. The Marlon Coal company,
of wlUch ho Is president, received ila
name, ho declared, from the little pirl.
who now js dead. All day he had told
of what bo designated us a conspiracy of
railroads to et bold of his coal company
property and of their alleged using of
Judge Ambon Id for that purpose.
"I did noL Hire to sec the word Talluro'
written over that name." testified Bo
land, "r coiUd havo made money in
other business, but I have lost money to
save It."
After bis cross-examination Boland
was askod about thu statement on the
stand by George litrowncl). president of
the Krlo Railroad company, that Boland
might be subjected to a perjury cbargo
if he swore to statements be had made
In his original charges to Interstate
Commissioner Meyer regarding the Erie
Railroad company.
"I didn't hear Mr. Brownell inuke the
remark, but If I bad," declared Boland.
"I would have tohrbim that. If my evi
dence resembled perjury a close as bis
did bribery, j would be glad to havo the
proper authorities prosecute inc."
Boland testified that Attorney George
F. Watson of Hcranton had told him that
Judge AYchbald could influence two other
Judges in the commerce court in favor of
tho railroads.
"Did he gi you their names?" usked
At torney" Worl.hington.
"Yes," replied the witness, who offered
to communicate tho names. Instead, ho
was directed to whisper them to Attor
ney Worthington. and Acting Chairman
Tho committee adjourned until - Monday.
!FORT WILL'LUI, On I.. May 22.
The first section of No. I (', P. 1., west
bound, went into tho ditch between
Missnnabic and White Uivor, Out.,
shortly beforo midnight. .It is reported
that eovcral lives" were lost. The en
gine, baggage cars, two colonist cars
and two day coaches loft the track,
tearing down the telegraph lines and
disconnecting all wires,
COJM;hrH AGlvN, May 22. No fewer
than oighty thousand persons wcro
waiting outside Ghristiunborg ehapel
today when the doors closed on tho
public lyiutr in state of the late King
Frederick 'V1TJ. Most; of tho foreign
and special representatives who are to
attend tho funeral havo arrived.
Nerval Richardson, secretary of the
United States legation, who is acting
as charge d'affaires, has boeu appoint
ed special envoy to represent the Unit
ed .States at the fit it oral ceremonies. Ho
will be accompanied bv Lieutenant Wil
liam IT. ('ulvin, I'. .S. Is., attache at
General Huerta Attacks Army
of Orozco With Heavy Ar
tillery and Latter Is Un
able to Make Reply.
Rebels Outnumber the Fed
erals and Have Advantage
of Position, but Big Guns
Make Up Difference.
General ITuorta, Asunsolo, Mex
ico. May 22, 11:1(1 p. m. For
hours today the battlo raged be
tween tho main forces of General Oross
co and General Huerta. The latter left
his camp at f o'clock this morning and
is tonight with the vanguard of tho
federal troops in the field in front of
Eel la no.
Tho federals attacked first, following
with incessant cannonading.
11:30 p. m. Couriers from tho front
declare the heavy aTtillcry fire of the
federals dislodged the enemy from its
position, but the darkness of night pre
vented tho federals from following up
their advantage with cavalry and in
fantry. General Huerta is beside a bat
tery of artillery at the front.
Mexico. May 22. 'J p. m. The main col
umns of the rebels fortified here were at
tacked laic today by tbe federals under
General Rabago. The fighting Is still in
In thirteen troop trains the federals
moved up to within one mile and a half
of Hotlano and began a terrific shelling.
The first few shells exploded within a
few feet of tho rebel troops, but killed
only a few horses. One woman was
killed In the town.
Orozco at Front.
General Orozco came down from Jim
one?: to take personal charge of the fisht
just before the federals attacked at 4
o'clock. Goueral Sala-.ar was In com
mand of the first rebel Hno. The fed
eral commands of Generals Truoy Aubert,
Rabago and Tel lev: and Colonels Villa and
Urbaln are engaged. Tbe federal forco
Is estimated at 15500 and the rebels at
4000, with the advantage In fortified po
fcltloni, being In favor of tho insurrcctos.
Whilo tho federal artillery poured shell
after shell Into the rebel positions, robol
cavalry moved to one sido in a Hank
movement, at tho same time raining a
heavy firn into tbe federal columns.
Casualties Few.
Casualties up to S o'clock wcro re
markably few. There Is every prospect
that the. battle which has so long been
awaited will not be decided tonight, but
on tho morrow. There was no change in
positions at nightfall. The Infantry Hre
after dark was desultory, but that of the
federal artillery was almost continuous.
The thundering artillery and infantry
fire, ceased shortly after nightfall after
perhaps the most spectacular battle
fought, on Mexican soli since Iho French
invasion of the last century- It Is im
possible to cstimato the casualties to
night, but It ts known tho federals lost
at least fifteen cavalrymen in a charge
against tho right wing of the robol line
near a point which General Orozco, who
directed tho rebel maneuvers, happened
to be at. the time. It Is now believed that
the rebel loss in dead will fall short of
fifty, though this number may bo In
creased when the fluid has been searched.
West Coast Terrorised.
LOS ANGliMSS, Cal.. May 22. A let
ter received today by Dr. George A.
Scroggs of ibis city from an American
newspaper man in Ma.atlau, describes
the entire population of tho west coast
of Mexico as "In state of terror and In
the midst of bloody guerrilla warfare."
At lisnulnapa, the writer says. tho
women helped the federals under General
OJeda to cut. to pieces tho rebels under
Guorrcro, who hud attacked the town.
"The women took machetes ami killed
:s many as tbe federal men." the writer
af-sertcci. "Sevcnty-foilr rebels wore
"The hospitals hero arc full of wounded
"Kuralcs killed thirty bandits at Mocero
to and tho other day rurulcs from Durango
slipped Into Slnnloa and caught the Quln
tero brothers, so-called bandit leaders.
They killed them and thirty-six or their
men. and recovered a great portion of
tho Cullacan loot. Sixty-five prisoners!
wcro sliot. I
"On May 12 tbe federals sent out forty
men to bring In .lusto TJrado. Ten came
The transport Buford took nineteen
American refugees from Altata, says the
correspondent, and one hundred more
were awaiting the vessel when be wrote
tin letter, but tbe great majority of
i (Continued on Page Two.) I
Claims 570 Delegates to the
Chicago Convention and
Prepares to Add More
in New Jersey.
Late Returns Show No
Change in Ohio' Situation;
Roosevelt Elated; Plan
of Hayward.
WASfftNGTOX, ray 22. Claim
ing 570 delegates to the Chi
cago convention, or thirty
more than enough to assure
him the nomination, President Taft to
day declared he was going to 2Tcw .Tor
sey, "to make doubly sure.'' Ho will
leave Washington for .Philadelphia To
morrow morning and make his first
political speech at Camden.
The president's statement was issued
after a day of activity at the White
houso. Political conferences with his
managers and appointments with his
cabinet members wero followed by a
meeting of the. full cabinet. It was
said, later this meeting was devoted to
routine business, but members admitted
the political situation had been re
viewed in detail.
Gets Enough From Ohio.
"Our opponents quoto from a state
ment of mine made in Cleveland, that;
the fight in Ohio, my homo state, much
to my gratification, would be tho de
cisive one,'5 said tho prosident in his
statement, "and would settle tho ques
tion of my nomination. This is true.
I shall have at least seventeen- votes
frpm Ohio, including the delegates at
large, for wo have every asurance that
we shall control the state convention.
"This will constitute a clear ma
jority in the national convention. In
deed, in addition to the votes from
Ohio delegates elected for mo from
other states pf which T havo been ad
vised since my Cleveland statement give
me at tho most conservative estimate
a70 out of tho 107S votes in tho national
convention, thirty more than neces
sary. "I am coinjr to New .lerso3- to take
part in the eoraing campaign there for
the samo rea.6on that. I went to Ohio,
and such dclcgatcn as wc msiy receive
from New .Torsey will thus mnko as
surance doubly sure.-"
"Eock Bottom" Figures.
Earlv in the day Director McKinloy
of the Taft headquarters claimed "at
least 1500 delegates for the president."
The president's estimate- whilo small
er, was declared at the whito house to
represent "rock bottom", figures,
which were expected to bo materially
increased. The claim to the six- dele-gates-at-laree
in Ohio was mado by the
president after reassuring messages
from his Ohio managers.
No definite claim was mado by tho
Taft forces to the twenty-four dele
cater, to be selected in New Jersey next
Tuesday. .
At Roosevelt headquarters Senator
Dixon expressed belief that Roosevelt
would carry all districts in Ohio and
secure tho f"H delegation. Senator
Dixon nleo said Roosevelt would bo
nominated on the lir6t ballot.
First Speech at Camden.
Plaus for tho trip to New .Jersey,
although not complete, show that the
Drcsident will visit every one of the
twelve cotigrespiona i districts anu
practically every county in the state.
He will open the campaign at Camden
tomorrow night. The trip will end at.
GInssboro Tuesday noon. For one
whole day, according to tho president's
plans, he will motor to small New .1 er
ne v towns within easy automobiling
distance from Now York.
He probably will spend ono night in
Trenton, three nights in New York
with his brother. Henry W. Taft, and
ono in Atlantic City.
Tho president remained in his study
iu the whito house for several hours
lodnv- Attorney Gencrnl Wickersham,
.Mr. Stimsou, the secretary of war:
Mr. Nagol, secretary of commerce and
labor, and Mr. Meyer, socrctnrv of the
navy, had appointments with him.
Senator Crane of Massachusetts was
a caller, but had no comment to make
on political developments.
COIA'MBl'S, Ohio. May 22. According
to returns on hand tonight from approx
imately -JfiOO of the 5192 precincts In tho
state, Colonel Roosevelt's delegates to
the national Republican convention car
ried yesterday',; prlmnrlcs by a plurality
cf about 25,000.
II does not now seem possible that
final results will change tho number of
Continued on Pago Three.)
Youth Who
Is Killed by
Brick's Fall
Alfred Goodrich, Aged 17,
Son of Mrs. J. E. Munsey,
Killed at .Walker Corner.
Victim of Accident Rushed to
Hospital, but Expires
Despite Doctors.
Alfred Goodrich, 37 years old, a news
agent, who conducted- a stand at Third
South and Main strcet3. wa3 fatally In
jured a few minutea before v o'clock
yesterday afternoon when a brick fell
from the top floor of tho Walker sky
scraper and struck him on the head whilo
ho was conversing with a friond at tho
newspaper stand In Main street a few
paces north of the corner.
As the brick fell It struck tho high
est cornice of the now building and broke
in two pieces, glancing out far enough to
fall outside of tho sidewalk covering
erected to protect pedestrians. Tho light
er piece graxed tho ahouldcr and log of
73avld Candland, with whom young Good
rich was talking, while the heavier piece
struck iho Goodrich boy squarely on Ihc
head, fracturing the skull badly and
stretching him unconscious upon (ho
Dies in Hospital.
An emergency call was sent, in and
the injured youth was rushed to .St.
Mark's hospital, where Dr. Ira K.
Humphrey, who had been summoned by
the James Stewart, company, brought
every resource to bear to aavc tho boy's
life. Tho young man never regained con
sciousness and died at Cv IS o'clock, Good
rich was the son of Mrs. j. 15. Munsey
and went with her and bis atcp-fathor,
.1. ID. Munsey. to testify In the McNam
ara trial a.t Los Angeles.
Mr. Munsey bad left tho labor tem
ple in Second i.ast street and passed
tho corner where the accident occurred
while a largo crowd was still assum
blcd. Uo then first learned the news.
Mrs. Munsey bad beon previously in
formed and was prcsl rated. "Both reached
I the hospital by automobile and wero
present when the boy expired. The body
w'as removed to Uber W. Jlall's under
taking establishment and tho funeral will
be held at tho close of the week.
Goodrich had conducted a. news stand
at tho northwent oornor of Main and
Third South -street for some time, being
In tho employ of Frank Polunski. He
was a familiar flguro and held a place
of high esteem among thosu with whom
ho worked and associated. Uo came
1imc from Colorado eight years ngo with
his mother, who lives at the Monterey
hotel, South Mala utroot.
Corner Was Crowded.
According to M. J. Greenwood, 1122
Roosevelt avenue, who was an oyo wit
ness, tho accident occurred at a time
when the corner was crowded with men
and woman. A young girl passed Good
rich just as he was felled and narrowly
escapd being struck by a fragment of
tbe brick. Young Candland. who lives
at the Lenox hotel, was not seriously
Superintendent Rice of the James
Stownrt company was on top of the
building when the brick fell, lie as well
as the bricklayers and others employed
on top of the main structure declare they
do not know bow the uccldent occurred.
The bricks wero being stacked carefully
on the unfinished wall of the top story.
The masons at work assert that tho
brick slipped from Its place unknown to
them and that the first they know of
tho accident was when Informed by those
who witnessed It. Day Watchman Hues
ley saw the brick falling and cried out.
a wnrning to pedestrians only an instant
before young Goodrich was struck.
Manager II- W Rami and Supcrlntcnd-
(Contiuued on Pago Two),
Expressing Trust In God
and Eagerness to Expi
ate Crime by Giving His !
Own Life, Confessed
Murderer of Thomas
Karrick Walks Calmly
To Death Chair.
"I Am Ready To Die, I
Have No Request Only J
That It Be Over With," ;
Are Last Words of Con-
demned Man as He j
Faces the Rifles. l
WITHOUT a single botrayal of fear. l
Jules C. IS. Slrmay, confessed i
murderer of Thomas Karrick, l1(
faced the rifles of the law In j j
the yard of the state prinon -j
yesterday morning, and died with a ,'(
faint, quivering smile npon his Hps. ' ;
The condemned man was led from his , ;
cell at 10:02 o'clock. Just five minuter.
lator the sharp, simultaneous reports of .
the rifles awoke tho prison echoes and 1
one minute and thirty seconds lator at- I j
tending physicians caught with stctho- '
scopes tho last dicker of his bean, i
Three of the four bullots pierced the ii
heart and tho other Lore Its way through ,
vital tissues closo by. Conaciousncss 1lcd j
with the crack of the rlllcu. j
Dies Like a Man. i
Slrmay never weakened from the bravo
and philosophical acceptance of his fate '
that marked his last days on earth. '' l
Just bpforu leaving Ills cell ho bowed his J j
head In silent prayor. It was bin re- ;
ducst that his spiritual adviser, the Rov. : i
II. J. Talbot, offer a dual prayor at tho '
death chair. Tho minister prayed for- l
vcntly. standing bcsldo the. chair In which
sat tho murderer, blindfolded and .j
strapped. As be finished ho reached down J"S
and grasped Simmy's wrist.
"God bless you, lad.' he said. Tho ft
condemned man lifted his head and
smiled a trustful, quavering smile. ITo !
did not apeak, but the. pitiful 3mllc still )
was thcro when the rifles spoke. There
was a scarcely perceptible twitching of i'i
tbe body and Slrmay dropped his head.
tired llkc, towards bis breast. Ho had
paid tho penalty.
All Is Soon Over. .y
The ride barrels withdrew through thr
canvas slits through which they wore
fired, the nameless executioners stole .1
from the booth and tho witnesses died
silently from the prison yard. All waa ', ,
over, and R was not yet a quarter past
tho hour. f
The body was carried to the prison 4 ,
morgue and prepared for burial. At i
o'clock In the afternoon six- convicts car
ried a plain board coffin to tho prison
cemetery southeast of tho prison wall.
It was lowered to tho pave dur between
those of Peter Mortunscn and Frank .".
Rose, who died in tho same chair that
Simmy did Morlonscn In 190.T and Ros j
in 1901. A few feat away ia the gravo .
of Enoch Davis, another murderer.
The Rev. Mr. Talbot conducted brief
services ot the grave. Other than he.
the six convicts and four prison officers.
Including Warden Arthur Pratt, no one 3j
else was present.
It was ono of Sirmay's last requests -
that his body be withheld from the stato '
university, whoro go the bodies of exc- ;(
cutcd murderers unless other provisions
are made. r
The murderer's real name was ".TuIc.t j
C. B. SBlrmay," though during his trial .
and up until tbe day provlous to his
death he used the anglicised . form. "Ju- J '
Hus Slrmay." This was the name he j "
usually signed to his correspondence. , (
though his last writing the confession
bear the signature, "Jules C. E.
Szlrmay." , "
Blindfolded in Cell. - h
Slrmay did not sec the chair In which . !
bo died nor tho sun thut shone upon It. j'
He was blindfolded before he left his cell. ;x' j
This was done to guard against a poa- J!M
slble breakdown when he came into the
prison yard.
At one minute to 10 o'clock the officers
came to Sirmay's cell and began tho
reading of the death warrant. lie lis- ','.
toned impassively, seated near his spir
itual adviser. When the rending was '. I
over Dr. Talbot offered a brier prayor. '
Then Slrmay stood and prayed silently,
tilono. Thon came the bandage over Ins j'J1.
eyes and ho stopped out into tho cor- .4 -rldor,
A newspaper' man asked him if be hud jr'
anything he wished to say. He replied: I
"1 fool all right and I am not afraid ktj
to dlw. I am ready and glad to pay tho lh -penalty.
I feci much comfort In meeting f?
my death."
Slrmay shook bands with all tha parly fr
(Continued on Page Two.) )

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