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No. 16.145. WASHINGTON. D. C.. TUESDAY, E5R 22. 1904-TWENTY PAGES. TWO CENTS. TIVININ BTAB. !0a. DAIL. II03? BIID&T. T rnmag Star Nwlsom O na. h s. . AUPIUI PraiesA nw Tak o. tlbae lihg. chipa OO: YtrSiflIkg The Evening Star is served to subserlbees is the city by carriers, on their own account, at 10 cents per week, or 44 eent. per month. Copies at the counter, 2 centa each. By miail-iny where In the U. 8. or Canada-postage prepaid-SO cents per month. Saturday Star, 32 pages $1 per year; with for, eiea postage added, $3.e0. igntered at the Post OSce at Washington, D. ,. s second-class mall matter.) "All m at ri a r at be paid In advansa ,ate. of adverisiag madea on mdintni" STRIKERS ACCUSED Sensational Develonments Follow Arrest for Murder AT CINCINNATI TODAY DETECTIVES CHARGE TWO PLOTS AGAINST UNION MEN. One for Murder and Another for Poisoning Non-Union Men at a Boarding House. CINCINNATI. Ohio. November 22.-Fol lowing the arrest of Thomas Bracken, a union founder. at Detroit last night, for the alleged murder here Octdber 7 of Sam'l Weakley, a non-union foundry workman, detectives today charge two plots against certain strikers. one for the murder of Weakley and the other for the poisoning of a number of non-union men who were stopping at a large boarding house. Officers have been sent to Detroit for Bracken, who came originally from Wil liamstown. Ky. He will be brought here as soon as requisition papers are secured. Bracken has been under the surveillance of detectives for over a month. William Friend, alias William Paton, also a union foundry workman, who was with the strikers, is now in jail here, charged with being the principal in the murder of Weakley. The foundry workers of Cincin nati, Covington and Newport have been on strike the greater part of the year. Repeated Disturbances. Following repeated disturbances, the employers secured an injunction against interference with the new men, and sev eral were arrested for disregarding or ders of the court. After the murder of Weakley, at a Sunday meeting of the union, half a dozen detectives disguised as workingmen, secured union cards and joined the strikers in order to gather evidence. The detectives claim to have evidence involving a number of union moulders, not only in the plot to kill Weakley, but also in the general plot to poison the non-union moulders at the moulders' boarding house. It is claimed that another non-union moulder was to have been killed the same night Weakley was killed. Brown, a com panion of Weakley, ascaped by running into the store and hiding. It is stated that five men had been as signed to kill Weakley and Brown and that the other three have left the state, but are under constant surveillance of detectives. It is alleged that the plot to poison the non-union moulders was to have gone into effect tomorrow night. One of the de tectives, who says he had been assigned to aid in the poisoning, claims to have proof that the poison had been bought. "PENNSY" TRAIN HELD UP. Eix Negroes Flagged Train and Then Escaped. GREENSBURG. Pa., November 22. Snortly before 11 o'clock last night six r.egroes who had been seen about the sta tion here during the evening held up No. 36, a Pennsylvania railroad through ex press train carrying valuables for Philadel phia. Baltimore, Washingten and New York. The negroes from the middle of the tun nel here flagged the train with a lantern and as soon as it stopped jumped aboard, but they failed to keep the trainmen from socing them, and fearing detection, they jumped off and fled. Offieers closely followed them, but the negroes escaped in the darkness. POR A REBCHAlT M1AInrE. Cleveland Buness Men Organize for Its Promotion. CLEVELAND, Ohio, November 22-At a meeting of prominent business men held at the Union Club here the National Merchant Marine League of the United States has * been organised, with the object of restor Ing the American flag to the high seas. The following officers were elected: President, Harvey D. Goulder; vice president, Aaron Vanderbilt; secretary, JT. A. Penton, and treasurer, J. J7. Bullivan. The resolutions adopted declare t'hat "the foreign commerce of the United States has grown to the great total of $2Ai00,0U0,000 per annum, and the country's whole pros perity depends upon the undisturbed con tinuation and extension of this commerce. Yet it is being carried over sea today under foreign flags. The tonnage of American ships engaged in the foreign trade aggre gate only 879,000 tons, while there is not today a single ship building anywhere in the t'nited States for this trade. The situat ion is critical and calls for Immediato action."' Vice presidents of the league will later be chosen from each state in the Union, in order to make it national in scope. TO PROSECUTE MAIL FRAUDS. Many Complaints Coming to Attention of Chicago OfBicials. CHICAGO. November 22.-Many com plaints made to the Chicago poet office cont cerning the use of the United States malls fraudulently have resulted in tile arrest of Charles Sturtz. A number of complainants from various parts of the country probably will appear to prosecute him. Charles Eberling of Maynard, Ia., allegedI that he received a letter from Sturts, who clajmed the presidency of the "Central Railroad Bureau" of Chicago. Eberling said he was informed that for $3 he would be taught the various signals and informa tion necessary to become a fireman, and for an additional (10 he would be given a posi tion. He alleges he paid the money, but failed to. secure the position, and finally asked the postal authorities to investigate the case. Record High Bat. Money. NEW YORK, November 22.-The rate for call money, which opened at 2% per cent this morning, advanced to 4 per cent early this afternoon, a considerable amount be ing loaned at the high figure. In the last hour of the market the rate went down to 2I%aS per cent. The high rate of today is the top agure for the year. Several rea sons were advanced to acount flor the su den ries. Amnong them is the fact that sogne of the large banks today caBest teas with which t. husband their raeresen and ether banks whieh hae~ rght along been louning large amonts mia eaR were sSa lader today. Added to this to the eom bandsmi by the city, and prepsations to meset certala. lase esepaaUme grmns Stmuek by a Tusa d Killed. WAItTRACE, Tenn., Noeember 23-MIs. Dadle Waite, sat sixteen, was instantly killd sad her brother,asa twelve, was talI today by a irt.which atw5t SNOW SQUALLS IN ENGLAND. Gale Along Coast Affects Shipping Suffering Among Poor. LONDON, November 22.-Keen frost and heavy snow squalls are reported from all parts of the united kingdom. A gale raged all night long over the coasts, driving ves sels to shelter and seriously dislocating the telegraph wires, especially in the north of England and in Scotland. Blinding snow storms are causing deep drifts and render ing traffic difficult in the country districts. and are necessitating a cessation of outdosr work in many of the provincial towns. In London little snow has fallen, but a sharp fall in temperature is accentuatifg the distress among the poor, which is al ready prevalent. The snow is so deep at Chatsworth that the King of Portugal and others of the house party there have been prevented from shooting. Some small craft have been wrecked. Up to the present time November has been unusually mild, and the sudden change is causing much misery. Wintry weather seems general in Europe. frost being re ported as far south as Naples. In Westmoreland the unusual sight was seen of trains stuck in snow drifts and blocking communication on the Northeast ern railroad. The race meeting at War wick had to be postponed as the track was deeply covered with snow. The land lines are affected, causing delay in communication with Afnerica. The lifeboats are busy, but the most s -ious wreck so far reported. is that of tt British steamer Indianic, which was driven ashore on the rocks near Sunder land. The life savers took off the crew. A few fatalities have occurred as the result of wrecks of small craft.. LAWSON SUED. New York Man Enters Suit for $350, 000 Damages. NEW YORK. November 22.-Suit has been brought by Paul Fuller of this city against Thomas W. Lawson of Boston for $350.000. Mr. Fuller. who is an attorney, said that he himself was the plaintiff in the suit, but as to the nature of the pro ceeding or its cause he declined to have anything to say. It was reported that Mr. Lawson's recent writings had caused the bringing of the suit, but this was denied by Mr. Fuller. COUNTERFEITERS CAPTURED. Secret Service Men Make Important Capture in Philadelphia. PHILADELPHIA, November 22.-Secret service men of this city and New York early today captured William Bartlett, Harry Seitz, alias "The Mouse." and Charles Clifton, known as "Bunco Charlie," in the act of manufacturing counterfeit silver dollars. Bartlett recently rented the basement of a store, informing the proprie tor that he was a dealer in second-hand furniture. The place was suspected by Local Agent Griffin of the secret service, and summon ing assistance from New York he caused the cellar to be closely watched. The vigi lance of the secret service men was re warded by the capture of the three men while they were hard at work coining the spurious coin. The authorities believe it was the inten tion of the trio to float the counterfeit money in this city and New York during the Christmas season. THE PORTLAND EXPOSITION. Nearly All the Principal Pair Buildings Are Completed. PORTLAND, Ore., November 22.-With the exception of the government building, which has hardly more than begun, and the forestry building, which will be under roof within a week, the principal buildings of the Lewis and Clark fair are to all intents and purposes completed. A few hours' work in any of them is all that is necessary to put them in condition to receive ex hibits. Some of the minor buildings are not so far advanced, but these and "the trail," with the contecting bridge of nations, lead ing to the site of the government buildings, will have reached a stage nearing comple tion by the first of next year. Indications at present would seem to war rant the belief that the exposition will be nearer completion on June 1st than on the opening day of any of the world's fairs which have preceded it. BEBIGHT RATE INQUIRY. Today's Seuuion of the Interstate Com merce Commission. PHILADELPHIA, Pa., November 22. Owing to the large amount of testimony to be presented by Philadelphia in its effort to maintain the grain freight differential it is likely that the sessions of the interstate commerce commission will be protracted un til the end of the week. No session will be held on Thanksgiving day. When the session opened today Frank L. Neall, senior member of the shipping firm of Peter Wright & Sons, resumed his testi mony. begun yesterday. Mr. Neall stated that conditions had so changed that there was no need for storing great quantities of grain. He said that there was not 1,250,0@0 bushels of wheat in New York or at any other port at the present time. Mr. Neall testified that manufactured goods were exporteA1 from Philadelphia by way of New York by either canal or rail. He then went into statistics in an endeav or to show that this o'ty and several other ports were discrimin:ned aganinst in rates in the interest of New York. To show how Philadelphia suffers in the shipment of grain Mr. Neall pointed out the poor facilities for ts export by line steamship.. Philadelphia is able to send out only on an average of about 15,000,000 bushels of grain in the line steamers; all above this must be carried by trampshp i full cargoes. New York Is able to si from 80 to 90 pa' cent of her grain by the regular liners. In this same connection it was shown that Baltimore suffered because that city was forced to ship 45 per cent by liners and 05 per cent by tramps. The saving to the shipper by sending his grain by the way of New York, he claimed. amounted to two cents oa the hundred rounds. For some unaccountable reason. hesi,the cost of hiring barges In the New York harbor is considerably less than in this city. Here it costs $0 a day, while the figure in the metropolis is much Iower. "If New York." asked Commissioner Prouty, "were to spend $100000,000 on the Erie canal, and as a result of this open n avenue wee the great there, do you thinkr it would be fai to lave another readjustment of the rates so that Philadelphia would he able to com pete?" The witness answered in the negative. "What is the purpose og the 4ifraUant2e' asked Mr. 1arebil "Its atpurpose,"anwr& ..Nmf "Is to ~*gIsthe and meore dif Onlt esea haul to LAS- PAEA nems I a e t her SL-Cha emmen~ Wbpesmi with ,81Ires 0bs bswi to Damaratand, Gs.. an 0e Abbe, baa besa obliged tope NAN PATTERSON TRIAL Big Crowd Present at the Pro ceedings Today. THE MISBING WITNESS ITIBEST aIe = . M KO A ' SMIT AND MOM. Young's Widow Listens to T0stimony Prom Adjoining Boom-Specula tion Over Outcome. NEW YORK. November 22.-Search for a missing witness who for months has eluded the detectives from the district at torney's office and the possibility that one of the central figures in the case-the dead man's widow-would appear before the jury and tell her story were the points of special interest today when the trial of Nan Patterson for the alleged murder of Caesar Young was resumed. In outlining his case yesterday Assist ant District Attorney Rand informed the jury that the prosecution, after months of er deavor, had been unsuccessful in locat ijg J. Morgan Smith, who, he claimed, pur cl}osed the revolver with which Young was killed. He hoped, however, that Smith would be brought forward by the defense at the proper time. Later in the day Miss Patterson's counsel. Mr. Levy said the defense had no intention of procjucing Smith. "If the prosecution wants Smith as a witness they have got to find him. We're having our own troubles with the defense and are not going out of our way to help the people supply the rents in their fabric of evidence." About Smith's Whereabouts. Mr. Levy saId that he did not know where Smith and his wife were, nor would he take any trouble to discover their whereabouts. Following the announcement it was said that the district attorney's office renewed search for the missing witness with the hope of locating him and compelling him to appear in court before it is too late. Only the announcement that the defend ant herself would go on the stand and tell of her acquaintance with Young could have created more public interest than the statement that the dead bookmaker's widow might appear in the case. Since the day her husband died Mrs. Young has re mained in seclusion, except when she call ed at the district attorney's office and tes tined before the grand jury. During the trial she has not appeared in the court room, but it is said she has followed all the proceedings from an adjoining room. Big Crowd Present Today. , A big crowd was present in the court room when the trial was resumed. Among the spectators sat Milton W. Hasleton of Oneonta, one of the men who claim to have seen Young fire the shot which caused his death. Several police officers were called to the stand in rapid succession, and exam ined briefly regarding happenings in the police station when Miss Patterson was brought there under arrest. Captain Sweeney, who was in charge of the station house at the time, identified the revolver which he said was found in Young's pocket, and which, he said, he subsequently turned over to Assistant Dis trict Attorney Garvan. with the three loaded cartridges and the exploded shell. Miss Patterson, he said, told him the story of the ride down town, and declared that she had not seen the shooting. She denied that she had any words with Young and said that she had picked up the re volver which fell from Young's hand when he fired the fatal shot, and placed it in his pocket. Cab Driver Testifies. Frederick D. Michaels. who was driving the hansom cab in which Young was shot, said the first he knew of any trouble in the cab was when he heard the sound of a pis tol shot and his startled horse sprang for ward. A moment later Miss Patterson opened the trap and told him to drive to a drug store. He followed her Instructions without making any investigation and did not look inside the cab when the drug clerk refused to treat the injured man and or dered him taken to a hospital with all speed. Michaels said he picked up Young and Uiss Patterson at the circle at 509th street and Broadway on the morning of June 4. and Young ordered him to drive to a hat store. Young came out of the store wear mg a new hat. and they continued on down town and stopped at a saloon on the cor ner of Bleeker street and West Broadway. The man and the.,Ezan went into the place and remained tnere for several min utes. When they came out they got into the cab and he drove down, town along West Broadway. Neither of them showed any signs of liquor. Young Told Him to Drive Rapidly. The man told him to drive rapidly, s he had to be at the Dier at the foot of Fulton street at 9 o'clock. It was then bet;ween 6:0 and 8:40 o'clock. They had just passed Canal street when he heard the pistol shot and his horse sprang forward snadenly. A moment later Miss Patterson raised the lid in the roof of the es anid told him to drive to a ding store. When ther reached the drug store the clerk steppe5 up to the cab and looked in and then told him to drive at once to a hospital. gggTBAL, WEATUUE 2N CABU. ur ale of ?istea-Umith, Important witase atm Ming. s.eli Dispatch to The Esiig Star. NEW YORK, November 2.-The trial of Nan Patterson for the bmurder of Casar Young is narrowing down to the purchase of the pistol from which the fatal shot was Pawnbroker Stern. it will be reealled, failed to identify the prisoner as the wo man who accompanied the man when the pistol was pasebased. He declined to ad mit t uebMItst of a mnistake, and merel honbrought face to face with her that he did not think she was the His descripation of the ba. owever, tal lied ==ae+iy with that of It,and thewf fort of the. district ettoeV oo to ahen5-a lmith Ia liew Trk,ated g Wa=sln= where The SwIsetr e ELLIS WA W T TALK ANIOUS TO.. TORY 1OP E,BRj IAO>2 RANCB, Intimates That.Wiut. Uan to Reveal The mystery the death by dowing. of Kent brother of the present first assaitant ry ofNe State Departmeae~ may be a deal dleared up wfttn tweLty-four - W. H. Eis. companion of Kent *wbes they started for Abyssinia, -Vbe nfter the death of Loomis carried treaty to King Menelik and perfected It, I Washington: He Is anxious to tell stor, and would have made a statement 1tteraoon to a representative of The s& for the rea son that Assistant Se c oomia failed to make public the of the case. According to Mr. Ellis eatistant secre tary of state was to h4we )"id a state ment early this afterndon, g all the facts connected with the staen and mys terious death of his brother Kent. Mr. Ellis said today that he ba made a report of the matter from Paris,af supplemented that with another report; all the de tails. He charges that thse facts have never been given the pn and that as a consequence public opini has placed him in a most embarrassing aa4 uncomfortable position. This statement from Mr. Francis B. Loomis, if it is to be issued at all, is being delayed. At 2 o'clock Mi. illis communi cated with Mr. Loomis, in the hope of learn ing the text of the department's views, but he was told the statenint would not be forthcoming until later In the after noon. "I would like to explain whole mat ter," he said to a Star reporter, "as I do not feel that I have be treated right in the matter. "It has been implied "in and again that I was, in some way, 4irectly or in directly, responsible for ti death of Mr. Loomis' brother. This is iuel, and has caused me months of s ing. The De partment of State knows 'facts, knows everything as well as '1 , and I had hoped that Mr. Loomis ould give his statement to the public so I could answer It before leaving Washi on. "When I was in Paris, t after my ar rival there, I received a. gram telling me to keep my mouth and to deny myself to the represents of the news papers. I did this, and it unded to my discredit all' over the od world. Now I want the public to the facts, and the facts are going to be de public, if not today, tomorrcw; and' not tomorrow, the day after. But 1 talk until I see what Mr. Secretary mis has to say. "When I do talk. I a to say there will be some indigestion -sertain circles, but the truth always h and we are all the better for it. WhesF Loopns talks I will talk and not i "I am satisfied the and that he does not not one-tenth of the baii?Ed against me. I also be my friend. But I IQt _ under this omel.silen EXPULSION;,d The Charge d'Afg res a nir " *Report. From Mr-: Iutchinson. United States charge d'affalres at Caradajy the State De partment ' today received a mail report giving the details of the'expulsion from Venezuela, November 18, Mr. A..F. Jan. rett, an alleged Amerl citizen. Mr. Hutchinson says that: 3 :Jautrett tele phoned at 7:30 on the m4.g of Novem ber 18 to say that he ha n simmoned to appear before the m ter of interior within a half hour to h .read an order by President Castro LOUM as him to leave the country wit twenty-four hours. The charge at once went to Mr. Jaurett's house and acesasked him to the home of the ministei4Qr foreign af fairs, where Mr. HutchlAb asked the minister as a favor to to permit Mr. Jaurett to remain in Ve a.until the sailing of the next stea a,week later. The minister of foreign a was will 1ng to grant that respite, was unable to obtain the consent of -ie minister of the Interior, and the reslt was that Mr. Jaurett was obliged to lee at once, hav ing no time to wind up business af fairs. PROTEST SENT A CO. Light Sentence for Ipyicated in the Death of Twa eano. Through the United Stattiheesador to Mexico, Mr. Powell Clayt rthe State De partmen.t has addressed protest to the Mexican government agtthe sentence Imposed by a local cu WmHermatnn Torres, local judge, of th'~tItof Tuorte, for his action in connectl ithe kilng at Aguacallente de Bae4 19l lest, of Clarence Way and FAw*ei Latimer, citi zens of the United States. oeording to re ports received at the 14eDepartment, Torres was the chief ins ofr,tthe crime, and his sentence of te ha Imprison ment and, a small fine ~eddby the officials as inadequate. Foreign residents of 1uerte district are represented to be i t t the. con duct of the trial, on the4 - round that Torres was shielded by ~ ourt. Led by David Gibson, formerly t of Chi cage, haveigec a detail ed time of the ,with other tie fakeen he tate e 0ev. Camminsaof-o Aof sertarca e srie. tohay hd eeted at the2t he moas etstoha Iemm tileO fohatM .. thertr woNe ofe today andh esente osptns h th aonnat.t - -h,4 anes parteesenta4-n en AT THE WHITE HOUSE Senator Scott Receives the President's Congratulations, MEETING OF CABINET ATTOSNDY GENEBAL ZOODY NOT TO 3ETIg IN "AIMM Plans for the President's Thanl1rgiv ing-Will Leave Thursday Night for St. Louis. Senator Nathan B. Scott- of West Vir ginia, vice chairman of the republican na tional committee, and in charge of the speakers' bureau in the last campaign, made his first visit to the White House to day since the election. Although the cab inet was in session when the Senator ar rived he was sent fot at once by the Presi dent, and received the congratulations of the President and the entire cabinet for his work in the recent campaign. . Senator Scott assured his friends that he has noth ing to fear in West Virginia, and that every republican in the legislature will vote for his return to the Senate. Elliott Northcott, chairman of the repub lican state committee of West Virginia, called on the President today. Mr. North cott said there was no truth in a published story that Gov. White of West Virginia has a sufficient number of pledges from mem bers of the legislature to elect himself to the Senate. "The fact Is," said Mr. North cott, "Gov. White is himself pledged to the election of Senator Scott, and has done much to bring about his election. Senator Scott will have no opposition. Anybody who would oppose him would be run out of the state. Senator Scott is too useful and valuable a man to West Virginia to be kept out of the Senate." The Cabinet Session. The cabinet meeting today did not last long.. Departmental matters that are to go into *e message of the President were dis cus. Postmaster General Wynne rode up to the White House in a typical "night liners" the horse being of a vintage of no recent date, and the carr? ge and driver of somewhat the - same- description. Mr. Wynne handed the .driver ;1, and was hurrying into the cabinet session, when newspaper friends remarked upon the fact that he did not come in his own carriage. "I'm just cutting down expenses," said Mi. Wynne, but he failed to notice the remarks about the ancient appearance of the vehicle and horse. Secretary Shaw told the President that his call on the national banks for 25 per cent of the deposits of government money in their bed creted no flurry i the to-sd a in t llnouac> NIs be" mad* at anv pedition. Thb' d wgs reached upon the request of the Pr&dent, who believed that the retirement of Mr. Moody would be a loss to tha. government in the face of pending investigations of the beaf trust and similar concerns, It is not kgown how long Mr. Moody will stay In the cabinet, but the belief is that he will stay there until the close of important litigation respecting the trusts. Mr. Moody enered the cabinet as Secre tary of the Navy May 1, 1902, leaving the House of Representatives for that purpose. Upon the resignation of Philander C. Knox as Attorney General, last July, Mr. Moody was appointed to the position. Secretary Morton also came into the cabi net with the understanding that he should be allowed to return to his railroad duties after March 4. - The President is endeavor ing to have him remain in the new cabinet, and has been so- far seeeessful that Mr. Morton is undecided what he will do. Senator Gallinger 8eperlu. Senator Gillinger of New Hampshire vis ited the White House today and congratu lations were exchanged ooncerng the elec tion. The senator reportedintormaly on the progress of the in tgationp Into mner chant marine affairs by the congressional committee of which he is chairman. Sen ator Marti of Virginia was the acting chairman at the sessions of the conuis sion bald recertly throughout the south. but Senator GalSinger resumed the chair manship at the Iyngea begun today at the rooms of - the Senate committee on the District of Columbia. The first denlocratic senator to visit the President was Senator $ted Dubois of Idaho, who made a brief call -at the White House offices before the cabinet aavnd Th.ak.g+Mug eey. The President's Thankrstgiwnturkey will some from Horace Vose of Winsterly, R. I. Et will weigh, about thirty youbde ad will be as hee a bird as there is-in the country. For thirty years Mr. Yese has lgrnished the turkey that has~ graced the TUanrsgiv lg table at the White House. He begins to prepare the bird months In advance. leedng it upon special foeds. 0ome years the birds have run as high as thirty-dive punds, but -Mr. Vose de- not consldjr tt they are as gcod at ,that -weight as at twenty-Eve or thirty. Tbe turkey this year has been grown with the idea of boa lg the- auce nd finest flavored ever sent th-;White House. An- express theWhie'House this ~)g or ,6fV with the blrd The Phf twHil leave Washibgton Thursday' night shortly after his Thankes giving dinner fer- St. Louis, which eity he *. peach early Saturday morning. He pispend the-day with --abne+ members 100 Ie Sa-I t. oni Aathat alty ffinday Sight 'su enM~cMeto~the sp a ADM=EAL EVANB SELBCTED Wil Command the Greatly Inreasse North Atlantio Fleet. It was announced at the Navy Depart ment today that Rear Admiral Robley E Evans, chairman of the lighthouse boarc In this city, has been selected to take com, mand of the North Atlantic fleet, the larg et and most Important sea command u the United States navy. Admiral Evan will succeed Rear Admiral Albert S. Bar ker, nor In command of that fleet, wh wil retire for age In March next. It I said that Admiral Evans is the only on of the senior rear admirals who was will lng to take the assignment. Admiral Evan has only recently completed a tour of so service and would not have been orderec to sea again for some time in the ordin ary couase of events. - ADMIRAL . WELL RETE D. V*canCy Created Will 3e FilBed ba Capt. Bradford's Promotion. The Secretary of the Navy has just re celved a communication from Ilear Admira Theodore F. Jewell, recently detached fror command of the European squadron, asking to be placed on the retired list under th forty-year-service clause and the applica tioQ was granted today. Admiral Jewel ha$ been granted a year's leave of absenc and will make a tour of Europe. Born it the District of Columbia, Admiral Jewel entered the naval service from Virginia Ir November, 1861, and reached the grade o rear admiral In March, 190, after abou eighteen years' sea service and twenty-five years' shore duty. The vacancy thus created In the list o rear admirals will he filled by the promotion of Capt. Royal B. Bradford, recently as signed to the command of the Atlantic training squadron. Rear Admiral S. W. Terry, formerly ir command of the Washington navy yard and more recently In command of the naval station at Honolulu, Hawaii, will retire foi age December 28 next and the vacancy thus created will be filled by the promotion of Capt. Joseph E. Craig, captain of the navy yard, Norfolk, Va., to the grade of rear ad miral. Capt. Craig Is now In this city un. dergoing examination. WILL SOON BE TAXEN UP. Hearing of the Smoot Case Will .34 Resumed. The case of Senator Smoot of Utah is tc come up Immediately after the reassembling of Congress before the committee on privi leges and elections of the Senate. Senator Burrows, the chairman of the committee, said today that he had been in ceinmunlca tion with ex-Representative Taylor. attor rey for the protestants In the Smoot case, who expects to be in Washington In a short time and'to have his witnesses on hand te begin the hearings. Senator Busrows added that testimony would be taken right along and that so far as his personal efforts could govern It, every dndeavor would be made tc draw the fambse to a .deos and make a report ...."ede, 0 sart900.01 the ansidthat hi would try to havt witnesses en bad to be Uthe Heaid that ther In the $=oot case mountahe state *m t~e st.I~ eeld eb6 taba w l4td #s " MIt was, dr. NEW TR3ATY W T G1RMANY. Convention Egned Providing for Arbi tration. Secretary Hay and Barodt Speck von Sternburg, the German. ambassador, this morning signed In the diplomatic room al the State Department a treaty of arbitra. tion between the United States and Ger many. This is the third arbitration treaty recently entered 'into With European coun tries. This, treaty is along the same lines with the French and Swiss treaties. The witnesses to the..signatures were Mr. Tay. 1or, acting chief of the diplomatic bureau and Edward Savoy, the Secretary's mes sebger. As he left the State Department Baron Sternburg,the German amb=ssador, express ed .his hearty satisfaction that the treaty had been concluded so promptly. "It was a pleasure to postpone my departure foi Europe In order to sign this convention, the Importance of which in Its 'effect upon the nplgtnance of the good will and amity between the two countries cannot be over esOmated. I can assure you that this is a Mrp day for me, as It is for my sovereign my people." The amba.ador sails for Germany with the Baroness Sternburg the middle of De camber. He wi h be unable to accept the Invitation to address an association of cot. ton growers at shreveport, La., next month but the German embassy will be repre sented. RIVEBS AND 'AROi,RS. Meeting of the Heuse Cmnmnittee to 34 Held Next Week. The House committee on rivers and har bors will hold a meeting early next week tc go over the preliminary details of the pro posed river and harbor bill to be preoare at- the short session. Chairman Burtor hopes to .have the bill before the House early in the session, so that It can be put out of the way before the closing hours oi Congress arrive, and thereby avoid the ex perience of two years ago, when one sena tor was enabled to talk the bill to deati In the last piours of the Congress. IN ZeiUCr'IVEyg gggr . Meeting of the EnchntMaia.m Coss - i8gioa at the CapiteL The snerce=t mears..e eomsissien author 1uod by the last sssion of Congress, whict has been conducting its inviesigation dr ing the uummqr and fall,. began its final siessipde at the Capitol this afternoon. bre ----msio set- in exe=ive ses.oa In- the roomn of Senator Geningsr at I Eno. The saeein8x ii ed ever isv. ss deys and the .eM~sl seesto t afake t. eeport under the westr-----es ei telaw aspea b esiIgo ~a eh bem over In detsg and It Ix ajat 10elpthat furthew ussimfen wil be>sught Silent Testimony Results prove circulatioi, The silent testimony of the hundreds of advertisers using The Star speaks foe the results they get from Le TRUSTEE SUGGESTED Frobable Selection by the Waggaman Creditors. A CONFERENCE HELD - DO$Ila DUAEY SAID TO RAVs BEE= ILATED. Nesting of Attorneys In Progress Ie hind Closed Doors at the City HaIL The announcement was made this after. noon on reliable authority that the ap pointment of Mr. H. Rosier Dulany as trustee of the Waggaman estate will be urged and voted for at the meeting of creditors to be held December 5 by ttfe principal creditors of the bankrupt. It was stated that this conclusion was arrived at 1 after an important conference between the principal Waggaman creditors and the at torneys representing the largest Interests. It is believed Mr. Dulany's election will be accomplished by the same Influences which gave Mr. George Truesdell such an overwhelming majority when he was elect ed "o the trusteeship. Describing Mr. Dulany today, a prom: nent attorney who has large interests !n the Waggaman matter sald: "He is a man of high character; thor ough Integrity, and large experienee in real estate matters. Mr. Dulany is a real estate broker, and stands high in this community. If he is elected. as he un doubtedly will be, he will probably have the assistance of several prominent finan cial institutions to back him, if necessary. in the administration of the estate or trust." Willing to Serve. It is understood that Mr. Dulany, when told of the desire of the principal creditors that he should serve as trustee. expressed his willingness to do so, although he was In no manner a seeker for the election, which will carry with it long and tedieWs service, it is believed. Mr. Dulany's down town offlce is at 1320 F street northwest. The matter of Mr. Dulany's election will. it is stated, be considered by leading at torneys at the meeting of Waggaman cred ltcrs which is In progress this afterneo at the city hall. This meeting, it was stated late today, will probably be held bset.a closed doors, only creditors and thir t torneys being adsitted. as It wi ta the nature og a onMentlsl oaese neem the lain.meias 1 a to A be be B erpa se that ao. ae im be present and wiM be c&eed Upon to WWW certain statements in referees toe his as aet~ Te rea nte therast em of Bradley is sat voer the. hoiaUg a eon Ldential meeting for the reasmos stated. Numerous Ouggedio-as Since Mr. George Trpeedeli positively de clined to serve as trustee of the Wa==ama== trust, as stated in The Star yesterday, numerous names, have been saentioed as his probable successor, but when it was learned this afternoon that Mr. H. Ra=ser Dulany would be urged by practically the same force which elected Mi' Trnamdean It was stated by an attorney that the pros pective candidates "began to disappear in the mists." Justice Anderson, holding court In bank ruptcy, has been notified offBeially by Reft eree Andrew Y. Bradley of Mr. Trueslell'S declination to serve as trustee and that in cident is regarded as closed. Two claims were filed at the oUlln of RI' Bradley today. They were those of James A. Tumnelty and John Hughes, aggregating $47.0 for rent collected by Waggaman and not turned over to them. It is stated that no petition -having beeft led by any of the creditors who noted ex ceptions to Mr. Bradley's ruling at the last meeting of the creditors, nothing has yet been done looking to the certIicteIon to the court of the referee's opinion fixing the status of "list No. 1" creditors at the eiectn.Buch a petition will probably be filed Im time to have the court hear and de termine the legal questions Involved before the election Is held. . 20NIGN IAOTTEET 'naRNr. A German. Concern Ercluded l'reg the. Man= . The Post Office Department has issued a fraud order against the Royal Saxon Lot tery and Adolf Hebenstreit of Germany, for operating through the United States maila, Circulars of this lottery were received in Chicago and forwarded by the postmaster there to the Postmaster General. The mat ter was placed in the bands of the assistant atterney general and the action noted It has been noted from time to time that the foreign state lotteries seek to operate In the Unitet States and in some Instances they have succeeded in disposing of ome of their tickets before .being restsined. Their method of operating is generally to sed their circulars to. somme person whose ad. drems they have obtained, depesil. upon him to spread the information.that ebhaes qf winning a fortune are again at the kas* of those wishing to Invest. it has bees found, however. that a complaint Is likely to be entered with the pestaR autherities be. fore the sceehas widely-advertisel. In every duck bt Sis smit being a baud order, forbiUding the see of the meaia to the operators. EIfe Awwsy and-e With the Deup tia e Tiweeprave Uen. Mr. mar.ett, U.itedS antO.es -ste t Pa., -aa the tate Dpatsat teamp A*igt aplt -svie U.ss nn the 4aua est Gen. 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