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of the masses of the people. a"i not a radical," shouted Mr. La Follette. "I am a conservative, and men here now are leading the republican party into strange fields uj?n grounds never before defended and that never can be defended. I call to the attention of some of the younger members of this body that they would carry this system, so just and proper, so right to be maintained, to a place where it can never be maintained." Tariff Blamed for Trust. Mr. La Follette went on to show that under the operation of the Dingley law, which shuts out foreign competition, tre mendous combinations had grown up with the purpose of doing what John Sherman prophesied would be done. Today these trusts cover practically every line of busi ness. he declared, having a capital of $31, "I know that these facts are distasteful to many republicans here, and I don't blame them ?>r retiring to the smoking room. Hut 1 do say that senators who don't admit the force of what I am say ing do not represent their states in this body." Mr. La Follette neglected to say what he thought they did represent, but his vehemence of speech and the expression <>f his face as he spoke seemed to in dicate that he had an idea on that sub ject. One Republican in Audience. But one member of the finance commit tee was in the chamber?Mr. Hale of Maine. The republican side was prac tically stripped of senators other than the so-called insurgents. Mr. Ilale looked calmly on and made no reply, but the insurgents and democrats sat up and took notice. "I don't care if the committtee mem bers go into the cloakroom," cried the Wisconsin senator again. "I would just as soon ask my questions of empty chairs as of these senators." ? Half Hour Rest for La Follette. Mr. La Follete. as he proceeded with his speech, became more and more ve hement. Kach time he drove home a po:nt in his argument he would step over toward the center isle and wave his right hand strenuously toward the republican side of the chamber, liis seat being in the Cherokee strip. The atmosphere in the chamber was very warm. It was not long before Mr. La Follete began to show the effects of the heat. His breath came in short gasps and frequently he was forced to pause to gain his composure. During all this time he had a large dem ocratic and republican insurgent audi ence. Every moment more and more stalwart members were coming into the chamber to hear him. At '2 o'clock the heat became so op pressive and Mr. La Follette was so vis ibly affected that Senator Money of Mis sissippi suggested that a recess of thirty minutes be taken to allow Mr. I^a Fol lette to rest. This is a rather unusual proceeding in the Senate. Mr. Hale, who represented the finance committee on the floor, readily yielded to the suggestion. Upon motion of Mr. Money the recess was taken. Immediately republicans, both insur gents and high protectionists, and nianv democrats gathered around Mr. La Fol lette and engaged him in conversation as he sat resting in his chair. Most of the insurgents and democrats offered him their hands, which he siiook heartily. Lodge Discusses Tariff. Consideration yesterday of the cotton cloth schedule, passed over upon the first reading, with the understanding that many amendments to it would be offered and that much time would be necessary for its discussion, gave justification of this supposition. There were not many speeches, out those that were made were of considerable length. Senators Smoot and Lodge, both ma jority members of the committee on finance, were the principal orators. Both spoke in support of the committee pro visions. Senator Lodge gave especial attention to the cotton schedule, but incidentally spoke of the general policy of the re publican party with reference to the sub ject of tariff revision. He contended that there had been no intention of re vising the tariff downward, but that the purpose of the party had been merely to so revise the tariff as to protect Ameri can manufacturers against cheap foreign labor. He declared tiiat New England fac tories were returning only small divi dends to their owners, and traced the general increase In the ?ices of com modities to the enlarged volume of gold In the country, rather than to the ad vantages accruing from t lie protective system. He explained at length the process of mercerization, in order to show that the protective rate allowed for this process was not excessive. Senator Dolliver, in the course of the day. said reflections upon his course had come from behind the doors of the finance committee. This was said in re sponse to a defense by Senator Root of the board of general appraisers, to which reference had been made by Mr. Dolliver. At 5:05 p.m. the Senate adjourned un til a.m. today. The House was in session only thirteen minutes, adjourning until Thursday with out transacting any business. WILD AUTO CAUSES PANIC. Hero Stops Riderless Machine in Cin cinnati Park?Chauffeur Hurt. CINCINNATI, O.. June 2.?-A riderless automobile going at terrific speed caused a panic in Mount Auburn Park, a fash ionable residence suburb, last night. Dr. Horace Whitacre stepped into the machine in front of his home. Joseph Faulkner, the chauffeur, was cranking up the automobile when the machine sudden ly shot forward at high speed. The clutch had been left on by mistake. Faulkner jumped onto the step, but was crushed between the automobile and a row of trees and four of his ribs broken. The machine l>olted for the Presbyterian I'hurch, hit the curb and swerved toward Mount Auburn Park. Dr. Whitacre jumped out of the machine, but a passer by sprang into the car and turned off the power. HAS THIRTY DAYS TO DECIDE. Granted to Falls Church Line in Fairfax Station Matter. Special Dispatch to The Star. RICHMOND. Va. June 2.-The corpora tion commission today heard counsel in the case of the Washington. Alexandria and Mount Vernon railway, operating the Washington, Arlington and Falls Church electric road, and an order was issued by consent whereby the company is given sixty days in which to build a station at Fairfax replacing the one burned, or to extend its tracks to Fairfax Court House ? nd build a new station at the new termi nal. Thirty days is allowed in which to permit the company to decide which of th? propositions it will accept. UNLIKE SCHROEDER. Report of Boisterous Conduct Re ceived With Doubt. No confirmation has been received by W. H. Moran. acting chief of the secret service, of reports published in New York today regarding the arrest there of ? 'harles W. Schroder, said to be a secret service agent, for brandishing a revolver and otherwise creating a disturbance in the Belmont Hotel last night. According to the stories printed in the New I'ork morning papers. Schroeder entered the Belmont and began using profane language. When ordered out he refused to go and, brandishing a revolver, told the hotel proprietor that he was a secret service man named Oliver Jordan. Me was ftrrested and taken to the police station, where papers found on him in dicated that he was Charles W. Schroeder. "I'ntil I receive a report on the case from the New York office, I don't care to say anything about it." said Mr. Moran today. . "We have a man named Charles W. Schroeder, who has been in the service about two years. He is one of the best men we have, a man of high character, whose record contains no bad mark. He is in love with his work and the last man, judging from his record, who would do such a thing as the man who was ar rested did in the Belmont Hotel, and I ran only think that some mistake has been made." X Strike Situation in Philadelphia Free of Violence. "BREAKERS" REACH CITY Transit Company Imports Many Men From New York. LESS THAN 700 CABS IN USE Director of Public Safety Rescinds Order That Kept Saloons Closed at Night. PHILADELPHIA. June 2?Strenuous efforts are being: made this afternoon by the Philadelphia Rapid Transit Com pany to break the strike of its con ductors and niotormen. Shortly before 2 o'clock 400 strikebreakers from New York were distributed among several car barns, and it is said 200 of them will be put to work operating cars later in the day. The company at 2 o'clock is operating more cars than at the same hour yesterday, but the serv ice is badly crippled, less than 700 out of a total of 3,300 cars owned by the company being on the streets at that hour. There has been little or no disorder. At the entrance to the Philadelphia navy yard a crowd attacked a car in which several yard workmen were rid ing. but was quickly dispersed. A po liceman discharged his revolver in the air. No one was injured. Seem Far Apart. In spite of the fact that a peace organi zation has offered its eervices as arbiter and the business men of the city are bringing strong pressure to bear to force arbitration, the striking car men and the traction company seem farther ajtart than ever. Strike Director Pratt and President Timothy Healy of the International Brotherhood of Stationary Firemen de clare that they can bring out the elevated men and the power house men whenever thg action of the company makes such a tactical move desirable. These men held mass meetings from U o'clock this morn ins until daylight. The company's latest stand is that it positively will not consider arbitration involving recognition of the union. A three-alarm tire occurred in the Bene ficial Savings Fund building at the cor ner of 12th and Chestnut street" at u o'clock this morning. It burned for two hours. From 5 to S o'clock lines of hose were stretched across Chestnut and 12th streets, and in that time a si ?-le car was stalled on 12th street, and no cars appeared on Chestnut street, although that is a main artery of traffic. The company claims that more cars left the barns this morning than yesterday, and through the day the number steadily In creased. On the York road a strikebreaker lost control of his car and a passenger stop ped it by using the airbrakes after it had crashed Into a wagon driven by James Brown of the Felln Lumber Company, killing one of the horses. Critical Struggle Thursday. The strike it is expected will settle down to a critical struggle Thursday, when President Murphy of the Central Labor Union plans to bring out his men in force in a street parade lor which, he says, he will ask no permit of Mayor Reyburn, as he is disgusted with his handling of the situation. "We need a new mayor," is the slo gan of the strikers, and it is replacing their "we walk*' cards as hat decora tions. An offer of a bribe of $1,000 to .-ail off the strike in Willow Grove barn is declared by Conductor (J. C. Bachmau to have been made to him. Kachman re ported the matter to Pratt, who is sued a statement in which he added that hfe himself knew people here who would pay him $25,000 to get out of town. Pratt issued a general challenge all comers to debate the issues in volved, under any auspices in any hall, and leave the decision as to the Justice of the men's demands to the audience. Thinks Strike Almost Over. Declaring tl?at in his opinion the strike is about over. Henry Clay, director of public safety, this afternoon rescinded the order that has kept the saloons closed from 7 p.m. to H a.m. each night since the strike began. The director's action fol lowed the declaration of the Philadelphia Rapid Transit officials that they would soon be able to restore normal service, and was made in the face of the evident intention of the strike leaders to call out the men at the [tower houses in order to paralze the entire trolley system. However, confident the transit chiefs may feel that they have the situation well in hand, they are still importing strikebreakers, loo of whom arrived from New York this afternoon. They detrained at Frankford and wer? taken to the car barns in closed cars un der heavy police escort. They were hoot ed and several stones were thrown at them by strike sympathizers along the route. Report of Smallpox Denied. A report circulated around the 4:td street and Lancaster avenue car barn that two cases of smallpox had developed last night among the men brought here to take the place of the striking men is denied by the board of health. The three hundred strikebreakers brought here from New York last night are being uniformed and assigned to cars today at the barns. As fast as the men are equipped at the I^ancaster avenue barn they are sent to the other barns under police escort. TIE-UP IN PITTSFIELD. Street Car Men of Massachusetts City on Strike. PITTSFIELD, Mass., June U.?'The lines of the Pitttsfield Street Railway Company were completely tied up today as the re sult of a strike of the carmen. The men. to the number of 12."?, demand a rearrangement of the present schedule of wages and working hours, asking tor an Increase of 1 cent an hour, and a working day of ten hours. The company operates street railway lines throughout this city and the neigh boring town of Dalton, Hinsdale and Cheshire. It is understood that non union motormen and < onductors are being hurried here from other cities. MARRIES A BOSTON GIRL. Charles Dana Richardson Weds Miss Mary O. Stone. Special RUpatrh to The Star. BOSTON. Mass., June 2?One of the prettiest of the early, June weddings in Boston was that of Charles Dana Rich ardson, an electrical engineer, son of Mrs. Anna B. Richardson of Washington, and Mias Mary G. 8tone of Boston, which took place at the Church of the Disciples last evening. The best man was Alfred R.chardson of Harvard, a brother of the groom. Rev. Charles G. Ames officiated. Young Mr. Richardson is a graduate of the Massa chusetts Institute of Technology, ile will live In Boston. WIFE SUICIDE, CLEMINSON HINTS PHY8ICIAN SENT FLOWER? TO WOMAN PATIENT. Same Person Believed to Have Called Upon Him at Prison?Her Identity Concealed. # Special Di*patrh to The Star. CHICAGO. June 2.?A charge of mur der now rests against Dr. Haldare Cleminson, the young physician whose wife died mysteriously in her bed at her home. 4188 Wayne avenue. Rogers Park, Sunday morning. Dr. Cleminson had told conflicting stories to the police, the basis of all of them being that burglars had en tered the house and drugged his wife and himself. Some gauze saturated with chloroform was found near his wife's head. After a "sweating" of two /lours last night, however. Dr. Cleminson made this statement to Police Captain Thomas C. Kane: "The story of my wife and 1 being chloroformed by burglars is a fake. "I invented it and feigned illness to save the honor of my children." Hints Wife Is Suicide. Dr. Cleminson reiterated this state ment later in the presence of others. He then insinuated that his wife had committed suicide.* Capt. Kane laughed at this suggestion, and repeated that he believed Dr. Clem inson was guilty of murder. A mysterious woman now appears in the case. Dr. Cleminson talked cheer fully about everything except this woman. When her name was mentioned he re marked : "Please don't bring her in." His statement to Capt. Kane than he "felt much better since this burden has been lifted from his mind," was borne out by his general demeanor. A war rant charging him with murder was sworn out before Municipal Judge Hugh Stewart by Detective Elvi Wood. The detectives learned that Dr. Clemin son took a young woman to the Chicago t'nion Hospital the night of May "JO and himself performed what is commonly called a "secondary" operation on her. and escorted her away from the hospital the afternoon of May 2<>. May 'SJ. and May 'Jo Dr. Cleminson. according to state ments of attaches of the hospital, and according to a hill given to the police for collection from "Griffin, the plaza florist," <?4S North Clark street, sent the woman flowers. Fictitious Address Given. ? With this bill as a clue the detectives begat" an investigation at the hospitzfl. The lr?oks there showed that the woman patient gave an address on Sangamon street. Further investigation disclosed that no such woman lived at that ad dress. The woman is described as fair of com plexion, tall and of fine form. The same description fits a woman Dr. Cleminson is supposed to have taken to the States restaurant on several occasions, and also answers the description of one who called to see the prisoner last night. The caller refused to tell the captain her name and address and declared she nevei heart! of the woman whose name has been mentioned. When pressed I or her name she merely remarked: "Oh, it's fictitious." The police did not permit her to see the prisoner. GARS TO ROCK GREEK PARK BILL TO EXTEND FOURTEENTH STREET LINE. Plan to Build Station in Park Limits Under Consideration by En gineer Commissioner. The extension of the 14th street car lino J into the upper" part of Rocfc vCreek' Park and the erection of a combined wait-1 ing room and public comfort station with in the boundaries of the park adjacent to the end of the railway tracks is the ob ject of a bill which Engineer Commis sioner Judson has under consideration. The upper end of the park is not now within easy reach of pedestrians, says Maj. Judson. and few except those in carriages and automobiles ever .see that portion of the public reservation. As that is one of the most beautiful parts of the park, it is believed that the extension of a car line to give access to it will meet with general favor. Similar provisions for access to large parks are made in other cities, the Engineer Commissioner says, and Washington should not be be hind them. The details of the extension have not yet been worked out. Capt. E. M. Markham, assistant to the Engineer Commissioner in charge of highways, has been instructed to make prelimi nary surveys with a view to determin ining a route for the proposed line, and In- will endeavor to find an entrance to the park from n?-ar the end of the 14th street car line on grades which will be practicable for an electric line. The railway company, says the Engi neer Commissioner, may be prevailed upon to pay the cost of the station in the park, inasmuch as it will be design ed chiefly as an accommodation for its patrons. After a practical route has been de termined upon and before tlie matter is formally presented to the board of Com missioners, Maj. Judson will confer with the officials of the railway company. SERVED WITH DISTINCTION. Death of Mrs. Rainey Ends Notable Career. Mrs. Rosa Sewell Rainey, who died at t.e Homeopathic Hospital at o'clock yesterday afternoon, was one of the inost accomplished clerks of the Post Office Department. For a number of years she bad practical charge of the correspondence of the money order divi sion with foreign governments. She wrote and spoke French, Italian, German and Spanish, and her services were regarded as so valuable that when two years ago she married Francis II. Rainey, chief clerk of the money order division, and tendered her resignation, her immediate superiors insisted on her remaining. At their instigation the Postmaster Gen eral laid the matter before the cabinet, and President Roosevelt directed that an exception be made in her case, and that she be retained in office as well as her husband. After her marriage she was for some years a member of the Cerele des Precseuse Ridicules, or French Club, and participated iti many of its dra matic entertainments. She was the daughter of Gen. Leonard i Sewell. SAILOR HELD FOR GRAND JURY. Cutting Case Hurried Because Rev enue Cutter Is Soon to Sail. Charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, Edward Williams, a jack! * of the revenue cutter Yamacraw, was held in $2,000 bond for the action of the grand | jury following a preliminary hearing this morning in the Police Court. The case was sent direct to the grand jury room because of sailing orders re cently issued 4o the cutter. The assault is alleged to have been com mitted day before yesterday upon John Anderson, master at arms of the boat, during an altercation along the river front between Anderson, Williams and several other men. A long sailor's knife was used. Wil liams' injuries were so serious that he was removed to the Emergency Hospital. 4 JUSTIFY DAVIS PLATE Appropriateness Maintained by Gov. Noel of Mississippi. NAVAL OFFICER CONCURS Lieut. Commander McCormick Cites Precedent for Propriety of Act. SILVER SERVICE PRESENTED "We Shall Not Deny the Memory of Your Departed Chieftain the Honor Due Him." BILOXI. Miss., June 2.-With a ball, a banquet and several receptions exercises attendant upon the presentation of the silver service to the battleship Mississippi were brought to a close here last night. Touching upon the matter of the por trait of President Jefferson Davis, en graved upon one of the principal pieces of the service. Gov. Noel, in his address at Pascagoula, said that the valor of Jeff Davis as a soldier of the United States Army, as well as his record as Secretary of War during antebellum days, entitled him to recognition by the federal govern ment. "However." continued the governor, "we would not have had the picture placed on the service if nothing of the memory of Jeff Davis as president of the Confederacy remained. Jeff Davis, like tlie men of Mississippi and the south, both then and today, stood only for what he thought was right. If you condemn him, you must condemn us." No Sympathy for Objector. Gov. Noel then went on to review the history of the silver service and to com ment on the criticism that had been made in connection with the picture of Presi dent Davis. He declared that only one person of any consequence in the whole country, so far as he knew, had con demned the action of placing the picture on the service and that this condemna tion had failed to awaken sympathy among those who had thrown aside the bloody flag and stood united for the good of a common country. Lieut. Commander McCormick, who ac cepted the silver service in the name of Capt. Fremont and the officers and men of the battleship, responded to Gov. Noel in the same vein. He commented upon the fact that the name of Jeff Davis as Secretary of War, which had been chisel ed from Cabin John bridge during the strife between the states, had been re cently rertored l>y order of the Presi dent. Precedents Establish Propriety. The*1 national government had recognized the propriety of its being there, and in the same way the officers of the bat tleship Mississippi recognized the pro priety of the likeness of Mississippi's worthy son being upon the silver service which he had the honor of receiving for the officers arid men of tlie battleship of the same name. "We shall not deny the memory of your departed chieftain the homage due him',' said the young lieutenant commander, "for we believe that there should be rendered unto Davis a trib ute that is due Davis." The address of the young naval oi'i cer was greeted with a storm of ap plause i'rom tlie several thousand Mis sissippians gathered at the presenta tion. The officers of the battleship were tendered a reception by the local chap ter of the Daughters of the Confed eracy at Beauvoir, the old gulf coast home of Jeff Davis, five miles from Biloxi. SENIOR CLASS GRADUATES. Girls of National Cathedral School Hold Exercises. Graduation and class day exercises, were held at the National Caihedral School yesterday afternoon. The twenty three members of the senior class were marshaled in St. Hilfla's Hall, escorted by tlie other students. The seniors car ried bouquets of American beauty roses and the juniors wands tipped with sweet peas. The escorts stood at the head of each aisle and crossed their wands, form ing an arch, under which the seniors passed to the front of the hall. The welcome to the large audience of friends and relatives was extended by Miss Frances Mil lan, president of the class. Amusement was afforded by the roil call of the class, as the name of each member was linked with an appropriate epigram or personal allusion germane to the case. At the close of the valedictory, which was a divided honor between Miss Eleanore Gale and Miss Mary Barber, the class marched to the campus, where the American flag, which had been flying during the school year, was delivered to Miss Millan as a reward for the highest rating in scholarship and deportment. Miss Helen Baldwin delivered the class prophecy, and the "Class Will" was read by Miss Mildred Aubery. The class roll is as follows: Mildred Fuller Aubery. Washington; Helen Green Baldwin, Baltimore; Mary Foster Barber, Mauch Chunk. Pa.; Elleif Witherspoon Bond, Lawrericeburg, Ky.; Christine Fox, Washington; Kleanore Edwards Gale, Washington; I,ucy Pierpont Gilbert, St. Paul. Minn.; Alice Gertrude Gordon, Washington; Lucia Beverly Hollerith, Randolph, Md.: Emily Ix>uise Holt. Char lotte, N. C.: Helen Brelsford Hood. Palm Beach, Fla.; Miriam Warren Hubbard. Chestertown, Md.; Kditii Angeline Huff, Greensburg, Pa.; Ruth Oswald Kalb fleiscli, Rochester, N. V.; Ruth Parker Lamer, Washington; Frances Millan. St. Joseph, Mo.; Helen Lea Miner. Wilkes Barre. Pa.: Dorothy Burns Myers, Jack sonville. Fla.: Virena Marjorie Palmer, Pontiac. Mich.; Julia Richardson, At lanta, Ga.; Marguerite Eugenia Skinner, Kansas City. Mo.; Rebecca Henderson Thorn. Pittsburg, Pa.; Roberta Willard, Newport, R. I. Those taking part in the class musical last evening were: Helen Allen. Jennie Fassett. Miriam Hubbard, Lucy Flather, Miss Hobart, Eleanor Bartlett, Ruth Mc II vain, Ruth Kalbfleisch, Marie l^uise Robinson, Josephine Harvey, Marion Gardner, Nan Cotton Wilson and Miss Corbin. ELKS PLAN FOR CIRCUS. Members of Committees Proceed With Preparations. At a business meeting last evening of the general and various subcommittees in charge of the preparations for the Elks' country circus and barn dance at Benning, June 18, 17 and IS, Robert W. McWade, exalted ruler, was authorized to visit Baltimore tonight with a delegation and invite the Elks of that city to at tend the jubilee in a body "Elks" days, June IK. After the business meeting the ladies who are to assist at the barn dance were entertained informally by Washington Lodge, No. IS. The committee assign ments were announced and arrangements for the circus are progressing. Part of the entertainment, it is under stood. will consist of singing, music by the I'nited States Naval Academy Band and impersonations by the "Candy Kids," Shaffer, Morrison and Johnson, and Far rell. Land and Davis. As soon as the business meeting was over the committee members and guests proceeded to the rathskeller and heard the ElkS" Glee Club in a number of songs, David C. Holland and Mrs. Holland in solos, piano selections by Herbert Wells and a monologue by John J. Gorman. Confesses to Embezzlement. JACKSONVILLE, Fla.. June 2.?Max F. ^Emmerich was arrested here yester day and confessed lie embezzled $10,u00 from the Capital National BanR of In dianapolis. Ind.. where he was a book keeper. He was known here by the name of Wilson. TRUST ON "WOODLEY" INVALID COURT HAKES RULING AFFECT ING THE W AGO AM AN ESTATE. Says Execution of Deed Was Attempt to Prefer Catholic University Over Others. A decision of special interest to the creditors of the late Thomas E. Wagga man was rendered today by Justice Barnard of the District Supreme Court. The trust on the Woodley property Riven by WaKKaman and Ridout, trustee, to secure the Catholic University $*7t5,l?>8.!*> is declared invalid, as constituting an attempt by Waggaman to prefer the uni versity's claim over the claims of other creditors. Counsel for the university claimed that Waggaman's reputation for wealth and his high character prevented them from believing him insolvent at the time the trust was executed or that he intended to prefer their claim. "The question is not one of belief of solvency." the court says, "but one of reasonable cause for sut h belief. Viewing all the circumstances which have been detailed in evidence, I am forced to the conclusion that the agents of the uni versity had reasonable cause to believe at and before the execution that the trust was intended to give a preference: and that therefore the same must be set aside as a preferential transfer.' Justice Barnard also holds that the deed in trust conyeying the Woodley property tn Thomas E. Waggaman and John Ridout. trustees, does not give to them the authority to mortgage the property. "I cannot find any power," the court re marks, "to mortgage in the express trusts stated in the deed or in anything stated in the collateral agreement referred to therein. Neither can I find any duties ex pressly imposed upon the trustees which necessarily give them an implied author ity to mortgage the property. No Duty Imposed. "Neither the deed or the agreement im poses upon them any duty of grading or making improvements or paying incum brances. unless' they receive money from sales or from the owners." "Notwithstanding this w^nt of express or implied authority to incumber the property for any purpose." continues the court, "I am disposed to hold that the facts and circumstances' of this case show that the money borrowed under deeds of trust through the offices of Charles C. Glover was used for the most part in the interest of the equitable owners and for the benefit of the trust estate, and that from the evidence they must have known that fact and acquiesced in it, and that in equity and good conscience they ought not to profit by such moneys until the holders of the notes secured by these trusts, who loaned the money in Rood faith, have been repaid, so far as their money was used for the benefit of the property, directly or indirectly." The court holds that to the extent as it shall be found the money wrent into Woodley these trusts shall have priority over the claim of the trustee in bankruptcy or the general creditors of Thomas E. Waggaman and over the claims of the Plain estate, John T. Waggaman or any other party interest ed in the equitable title. The case will probably be appealed, and it was said today will likely go to | the Supreme Court of the United States, ' no matter what may be the finding of tilts Court of Appeals. ? RELIEVED FROM DUTY. Orders Issued Affecting Several Retired Naval Officers. Orders relieving five retired naval offi cers from active duty, in accordance with the policy of the new administration, were issued today. Rear Admiral Caspar F. Goodrich, retired, formerly commandant of the New York navy yard, was appoint ed general inspector of navy yards and naval stations last February by former Secretary Newberry to direct the unifica tion of the operations at navy yards un der Mr. Newberry's general plan for re organization. He has been detached from that uuty and ordered to his home. It is doubtful whether Secretary Meyer will designate another officer to fill the place. The other retired officers relieved from active duty by today's orders are Capts. W. Winder and J. D. Gow at the Boston navy yard. Capt. Charles Laird at tiie Washington navy yard and Capt. C. G. Calkins at the naval training station, Newport, R. I. ' Rear Admiral W. S. Cowles, retired, chief of the bureau of equipment. Navy Department, will probably continue in that office for some time to come. FORGED PENSION CHECKS. Banks Must Refund Money Paid by the Government. The question whether a bank can be compelled by the government to refund money paid it on forged pensi?n checks was involved in the case of the United States against the National Exchange Bank of Providence. N. H , which was decided by the Supreme Court of the United States yesterday favorably to the government. Between 1884 and 1807 a number of spurious checks were paid by the government through the Providence bank, many of thd persons on wlibse ac count the money was collected being dead. The fraud was discovered by the pension officials in June, 18!?7, but they delayed their notification to the bank of this discovery until the following Decem ber, and this delay was held by the cir cuit court of appeals for the first circuit to be fatal to the government's side. Justice White delivered the opinion of the Supreme Court. ATLANTIC FLEET MANEUVERS. Nineteen Vessels to Comprise the Torpedo Flotilla This Summer. Four submarine boats and a dozen tor pedo boats will participate in the maneu vers of the Atlantic fleet this summer. Nineteen vejsels will comprise the At lantic torpedo fleet, which has been or dered to join the fleet at Hampton roads when it assembles there June 17. The organization of the Atlantic torpedo fleet, made public today, follows: Cruiser Dixie, parent ship: Atlantic torpedo flotilla, first division, Worden, Blakely, De Ixmp and Shubrick; second division. Mac donough, Wilkes. Tingey and Thornton: third division, Stockton, Porter, Dupont and Bidille; Atlantic submarine flotilla, gunboat Castine, parent ship, and the tug Nina, tender: first submarine flotilla. Octopus, Cuttlefish, Tarantula and Viper. Lieut. Commander Frederick N. Freeman will command the torpedo flotilla, and intent. Donald C. Bingham the submarine flotilla. Steele Held for Grand Jury. CAMBRIDGE, Mass.. June ^.-Frank A. Steele of Charlestown. who was ar rested in a Harvard tlormitory recently in an alleged attempt to sell fraudulent copies of an examination paper, was held for the grand jury by Judge Almy in the district court today. Steele waived examination on a charge of attempted larceny of $7.?o, the price demanded for the papers. He furnished bonds. Denies Fraud in Realty Deal. Herbert G. Tompkins, an advertising man, was given a preliminary hearing this morning before Judge Mullowny of the Police Court upon charges of false pretenses involving the transfer of a number of building lots in Virginia to which, it is alleged, he has no clear title. He was held in $1,000 bond for the action of the grand jury. Hopkins denies the charges. He will be able to clear himself at the proper time he asserts. Later in the day Hopkins furnished the necessary bond and was given his liberty. Lieut. Motlow Retired. Second Lieut. William G. Motlow, 1st Inf., has been placed on .the retired list of the army on account of disability in curred in the line of duty. Lieut. Motlow is from Tennessee and was graduated from the I'nited States Military Academy in June, 1900. After two years' service with the i'i4th Infantry he was transferred to the 1st Infantry. PUTS CUPID IN TEARS Naval Order Issued Forbidding Midshipmen to Marry. MUST SERVE TERMS FIRST None to Wed Until Beaching the Grade of Ensign. FOB -GOOD OF THE SEBVICE" I Secretary Meyer's Edict Based on the Case of Midshipman Who Failed for Promotion. No wedding bells for midshipmen, is the cruel (?) edict issued by Secretary Meyer, with the approval of President Taft. The new order, which takes the form of an amendment to the naval regulation, is- as follows: "Midshipmen are prohibited from mar rying until the completion of the pre scribed six-year course." That means that 1.300 midshipmen will be denied the felicities of married life until they have completed their full course of four years in the Nacal Acad emy and two more years of cruising and other necessary drills. l"p to the pres ent time, according to the regu'ations of the Naval Academy, midshipmen at the academy have not been allowed to marry, and midshipmen, after leaving the academy and taking their two-year course at sea. were not permitted to marry, except by permission of the Sec retary of the Navy. In announcing his decision that mid shipmen shall not be permitted to marry until they reach the next higher grade of ensign. Secretary Meyer said he sup posed that many a lovelorn sailor would heap maledictions on his head. For the Good of the Service. "The order is issued for the good of the service and for the welfare of the young men," said the Secretary. "The young officers are educated for four years at the expense of the government, and they have no opportunity to earn a competence. For the last named reason they cannot support wives, and, besides, they would be in continual service at sea and away from their brides for at least twenty-three months." It is explained that the order will not prevent the marriage of three members of this year's graduating class, who ob tained the Secretary's permission before he decided upon the amendment. Since the date had been set, friends had been invited and the prospective brides had made all preparations, it was regarded as unjust to prevent their marriage. I^as-t year a number of the midshipmen were married the day following their gradua tion, all having permission. Secretary Meyer began to ponder over the question, however, when half a dozen or more midshipmen recently asked to be allowed to marry upon their academic graduation. In the cases of all but three it was found that the prospective brides did not possess- sufficient means to guar antee their own suport. In no case is the Secretary supposed to give his con sent unless the bride has means for her own support. Interferes With Studies. The present order, however, it is said, was based on the case of a midshipman who recently came up for promotion to ensign. lie was one of the three mem bers of the second section of the class of 15)07 who failed to make his commission. He was married shortly after leaving the academy, and it was found that the cares and responsibilities of married life had caused him to neglect his studies and i naval duties. 1 Midshipmen are unable to be with their wives at all. either while at the academy or during the two years at sea. and en signs are expected to spend nearly all their time at sea. It is claimed that the pay of an officer is not sufficient to main tain a wife until he reaches the grade of junior lieutenant, or in many cases, lieu tenant. Considering these points it is as serted that the prevention of all pros pective officers from marrying until they are ensigns at least may prevent unfortu nate occurrences which have developed from young wives traveling alone to for eign stations to join their husbands, or being left alone for two or three years at a time. ? ? B. & 0. STRIKE INEVITABLE. No Agreement Beached at Confer ence With Officials Today. BALTIMORE, Md.. June 2.?No agree ment was reached at a conference today between Vice President Potter of the Bal timore and Ohio railroad and a delegation ' of international officers representing the , Machinists, Blacksmiths and Boilermak ers, Association of the Baltimore and Ohio system over matters affecting these trades. It is believed that a general strike Is inevitable. The chief issue in the contro versy is the extension of the jiece work system in the shops of the company. From another source, however, it was ascertained that there was a discussion of the proposed joint agreement affecting the three labor organizations involved, tlie chief provision of which eliminated the piecework system. The company, it was said, maintained its right to extend this system whenever and wherever it saw fit. and declined to reinstate the Mount Clare str.kers ex cept as they were needed. Mr. Potter, it was said, offered to meet the delegation again June 14, but no reply was made to this proposal. The men's representatives later con sulted together, after which Mr. O'Con nell returned to Washington. The two re maining said no strike had been ordered and they dec lined to commit themselves as to whether such a course would lie taken. The situation, however, is ad mittedly critical, and this afternoon it looked "as though there would be a strike. WORK ON INDIAN POOR. New Counterfent Silver Certificate Discovered. A new countereit ?."? silver certificate has come to the attention of the secret service bureau. it is of the series of 18Ud (Indian head) and is a photo-me chanical production printed on bond pa per of good quality, blue ink lines having been used to imitate the silk fiber of the genuine. According to Acting Chief Moran of the bureau, the poor character of woikinan ship on the Indian head should be the means of detecting the counterfeit now in circulation. The color and workman ship of the blue sea. numbers and large numerals are far from being inferior, the back of the note being especially decep tive. TO LESSEN CONTROVERSY. International Jury Proposed in Fu ture Olympic Games. BERLIN, June 2.-The most important act of the international council of the Olympian games, that has been in ses sion here, was the recommendation of the principle of an international jury to de cide the events of the future Olympiads. The council took under consideration the unfortunate controversies that arose in London in 190S. and finally decided that it was wiser to introduce an international system of judging rather than leave it to the sole control of the country where the games take place. The Swedish rep resentative accepted this view. The coun cil, it if explained, did not act in a spirit of criticism of anything that hap pened in England: its opinion was that the contests could i> ? conducted with greater good will if they were under In ternational control. The Swedish committee has invited the participants of tlie g.unes of 1M1 which are to be he'd in Sto? kh >'in. to reside in Sweden during the period of training should they desire to do i*o. frown Prince Frederick William gave a dinner in honor of the mi ml ers of ti e councfl last night, and talked personally with each member. He asked professor W. M. Sloane of Columbia 1'nlversity, for a copy of his "Life of Napoleon." Allison Armour, who also represented the I'nited States, -will leave I.ere for Ox ford to Attend the avchrfo'ogical conven tion. Prof. Sloane is going t ? the Kis slngen baths. Baron de Coubertin. president of the council, was today received by Emperor William in audience at the pa'ace. atler which his majesty entertained him at luncheon. All the members of the council were re ceived by Foreign Se< retary vo,n Schoen this afternoon. MAGARTHUR TROUBLES OVER EMBARRASSMENTS END WITH RETIREMENT FROM DUTY. Difficulties in Philippines Resulted in His Failure to Have Assign ment Equal to His Rank. Gen. MacArthur. The retirement of l?ieut. Gen. Arthur MacArthur today, at the age of sixty four years, terminates an anomalous si - nation, in which that officer has found, himself for about two years. With his retirement the grade of lieu tenant general on the active list of the army ceases. On tlie retired list there aie six officers who have in .succession held the commission of lieutenant general - Nelson A. Miles. S. B. M. Young. A. ft Chaffee, John C. Bates, Henry C. Corbia and Arthur MacArthur. Congress provided*for the abolition of the grade on the active list with the re tirement of Gen. MacArthur. There are no indications that the grad* will be re-established, although there is a possibility of it in order to afford an op portunity for superior rank and pay for the officer?whether a major general or brigadier general?who may be detailed chief of stafT, it being considered that the officer occupying that important pla^e at the head of the general staff corps should enjoy rank and compensation greater than that of other general officers, who, in a sense, are junior to him in the mili tary administration. Grade May Not Be Revived. There will probably be difficulty in re viving the grade, however, just as theie bus been opposition to establishing the grade of vice admiral in tiie navy. Most officers believe the place will be reserved for one who distinguishes himself in ac tion. There lias never been jr? !he history of the country so many retired lieutenant generals as there are now. .and the fact that there will be six officers of that rank on three-quarters pay of a lieutenant gen eral. $K,2TiO a year, will tend to deter Con gress from recreating the place, especially as all the retired lieutenant generals have been appointed, served and retired since the act of June <5, MM), which re-estab lished the grade. Gen. Miles served from June. 1 i. ;o August. liMt.'J: Gen. Young, from the iat'.er date to January. 1SHM; Gen. Chaffee t<> February. 18tl6: (Jen. Hates from Febru ary 1 to April 14 of the same year. 1! ? m;; Gen. Corbin from April to September of 11X16, and Gen. MacArthur since the last date. Gen. MacArthur has for the last two years resided in Milwaukee, where he has been without duties, although he has had one or two junior officers as aids. In usual circumstances, tlen. Mac Arthur would have been chief of staff. Difficulties in the Philippines. But it happened that while he was in .command of the Philippines he came into conflict wi ll the governor general of the islands. The controversies between the two of ficials, one in charge of the military branch and the other responsible f<>r the civil administration, were numerous and animated. In the course of time the governor general returned to the I'nited States as Secretary of War. At that time G> n. MacArthur was in command of the de partment of California, with headquar ters at San Francisco. It was his task formally to greet Mr. Taft on his re turn from Manila. Army officers who knew of the situation have thoroughly appreciated Gen. Mac Arthurs position. Me was a lieutenant general without an adequate command and without the duties * Inch usually go with the title. Mr. Taft's selection for chief of staff was Gen. J. F. Bell. Gen. MacArthur. foreseeing that lie was destined to duty not in accord with the dignity of his rank, sought and obtained a nominal assign ment for the purpose of preparing a re port. with permission to reside at Mil waukee. His only duty since that time was on one occasion when he conducted an offi cial Japanese party across the continent. Gen. MacArthur is counted one of tho ablest of army officers. He was at one time in bis career on duty in the War Department in Washington as an assist ant adjutant general, and was highly re spected for his achievements. He had a distinguished career in tins civil war. where he served as h commis sioned officer of Wisconsin volunteers. He is a medal of honor man. Dominican Revolt Suppressed. A brief cable dispatch received at the State Department this morning from Fen ton R. McCreary, I'nited States minister to the Dominican Republic, says the up rising at Monte Christ! has been sup pressed. Promises to Quit Neighborhood. Sallie Mundie, colored, living at llit Lingers alley, entered a pea of guilty this morning before Judue Mullowny of the Police Court to charges of running a disorderly house, and upon the recom mendation of the assistant I'nited States attorney was given a suspended sentence of ninety days in jail upon promising t? move out of the neighborhood. She was arrested !f?st nb-ht In a raid headed by Policemen Billman and Sheetz of the thirj precinct. j.