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12 TadCS VOL. XII. NO. 201 BARR STRIPTfESoT^ LAST VESTIGE OF POWER Commission General Kohlsaal De? signated to Receive Distinguish gulshed Guests and Have Charge of Ceremonies CAUSE, RIVALRY BETWEEN LADIES? Story Circulated on Exposition Grounds Says That Dispute as to Social Precedence Between Wives of Director General and President Brought About all the Trouble? Tucker Expected to Contest. (Prom ? staff Correspondent.) JAMESTOWN EXPOSITION, Aug. 24.?Director General .lames M. Harr today at noon issued the following notice: "Anglist 24, 10i?7. "Effective at once?Mr. Charles \V. Kohlsaht, commissioner general of the Jamestown Exposition, will repre? sent mo in and have Immediate charge of the entertainment of dis? tinguished visitors, upon the grounds of the Exposition, and all of the so? cial and diplomatic relations there? with. (Signed) "J. M. DAttR. j. ' "Director General." Effect of Order. Thus, in half n dozen lines, the present head of the Tercentennial de? prives President Harry St, George Tucker of practically the only du? ties and perogdtlves' he has been al 1 lowed to ex<T< ise since Mr. Harr be? came connected with the Exposition. Mr. Barr Is all powerful, anil long since he made it apparent that the members of the hoard of governors, who wore deprived of all real au? thority nailer the reorganization were not necessities, even 111 the "advisory capacity" mentioned in the recent amendment to the by-laws. Now President Tucker is deprived of his position in the Exposition social world, and the work of superseding the old management of the fair is complete. Rivalry Between Ladies. No official statement as to the rca son for the issuing of the above order can bo secured. Acordlng to a story circulated on the grounds today, however, the director general's ac? tion Is a direct result of trouble which has been brewing for some time between Mrs. Darr and Mrs. Tucker, over the mattor of social pro COdence. This story is said to have come from nn official who is in a position to know whereof ho speaks. According to the report, Mrs. narr claims to have been deliberately snubbed by the wife of the president at some social function several nights ago, ami it Is said that she caused the step to he taken which settles very conclusively which of the ladles occupies the ranking position. President Tucker w;is seen at his office this afternoon by the Daily Press representative, but he declined to make a statement in regard to the matter, when Informed that the director general [tad confirmed be report that the above order had I ?pen issued, he simply shook bis bead and said (bar he had nothing to say. Everybody on the grounds Is talk? ing nhnut the afrnir and develop1 Incuts are expected. Mr. Tucker May Fight. President Tucker's friends tonight say that the president's powers and duties as director of ceremonies were conferred upon him by tho board of directors, and that the director gen? eral lias exceeded his authority. It Is said that Mr. Tucker will make a formal protest to the directors, and contest the enforcement of the order. THREE HURT IS ACCIDENT ' AT NORFOLK NAVY YARD Cranke Blew Out While Air Compres ser Was Belnr, Tested By Officials) (lty Associated Press.1 NORFOLK, VA.. Aug. 24.?Willie ordinance department officials were testing an air compressor used \\t ex polling torpedoes, at the Norfolk navy yard today, four out of night cranks In tho oxpeller blew out with terrific force. Injuring three men and doing considerable damage to the building. Many who were standing around had narrow escapes. A heavy sheet of armor plate, placed for the protection of those around In case of accident was blown 100 feet away and one of the, larger cranks went straight up. tak? ing off tho eaves of tho power plant I :mii breaking 65 windows In t !??? t?lld Ins. Those injured nro Allen Webb, bad jy cul about Ulli fool and Ions; II. S. Martin inn) 10. I.. Shcppcrcd, buth Injured .about iho foci and logs. FOUR klLLED IN WRECK IN INDIAN TERRITORY Train Dispatcher Failed to Issue Proper Order and Two Trains Bang Into Ecach Other. (Dy Associated PresH.) SAPUL.PA, I. T. Aim. 21?Kotir persons were killed and 30 Injured this nftcrnooii wliori a westbound St. Louis k- San Francisco passenger train and an onsthound iinsHengor train, both loaded heavily with ex? cursionists, collided near Sapulpa. The wreck Is said to have been lino (o the failure <>f the dlBpatcbor at Snliipn t<> Issue an order to the cast bound train to take tin' siding at Red fork. Both locomotives and baggage cars were telescoped. The wreckage caught fire and burned, l.'.it no boil lea cremcatcd. MANY KILLED AND HURT IN POWDER WORKS EXPLOSION Tiiree Tons of Nitro-Glycerine Explod? ed in Dupont Mixing House at Sobrantc. (Ity Associated Press.) SAN FRANCISCO, ('Ah., Auk. 21 ? TITOro were three explosions at the DuponI do Mcmouros powder works at Sobrantc, mi the hay shore it> mile north pt Berkley today. Two pontons are Known to be dead and many are believed to have been In? jured. The whole works are in Dailies. The dead: Richard Thompson, William Doane. These two men were working In the mixing liou.se when three tons of nitroglycerine exploded destroying the wash house, the nitro glycerine mixing house and the uclil separating house and a large acid tank. PRINCE W.ILHELM AT NEWPORT Program for Royal Visitor's Sunday at Resort. (By Associated Press.) NEWPORT, R. I.. Aug. 21.?Tomor row morning Prince Wilhelm will no to the Sweulsh Methodist church and alter fiie service will meet the .Swed? ish ptsbplo informally. At 1:35 ho will he thi.. guo3| at luncheon of Mrs. Stuyvcsnnt Pish. At r> o'clock the, prince will go on hoard the steam yacht Saghaya as tin- nuest of Sen? ator Aldrlch, whose guest ho will bo at dinner at the senator's summer home at Warwick Neck. II" will go to the country club in Providence to pass the inVlit. .Mon? day morning the prince will leave for Wincester by special train. STRIKERS TO MEET SMALL. Telegraphers Appoint Committee to Greet President. (Py Associated Press.) NEW YORK. Au?. 24.?AI a meet? ing of the striking telegraphers this afternoon a committee of fifty men and women operators was appointed to meet President Small on bis ar? rival at the Grund Central station to? morrow. The strikers Issued today the Tirst copies of the magazine which they nro publishing to obtain funds for the union treasury. Amzi Smith Dead tny Associated Press.) WASHINGTON, I). C., Auk. 21.? Amzi Smith, for forty three years connected with Ihn document room of the United States Senate and for many years in charge of thai Important branch of the Seiiale, died hero to? night of typhoid fever in the tilth year of bis age. Still Doing Business. (Ity Associated Press.) WASHINGTON, I). C, Aug. 21. Tbc five stock brockerngo offices whose proprietors wen. arrested yes? terday under the anti-gambling law did business today until the close of the market. The members of the firms arrested furnished bond for I their appearance when wanted. Georgia Supreme Court Judge. (My Associated Press.)" ATLANTA, OA.. Aug. 24.?Gover? nor Holte Smith today nppoltltOU Jtidgd Horace II. Holloa to the i proine bench of Georgia, to succeed Justice Andrew .1. Cobb, whose resign nation will become effective on Oc? tober 12th. Father and Son Drowned. (Ity Associated Press.) I ELK TON, MI)., Aug. 24.?Frank Churchill of Gcrmantown, Pa., ami Iiis 11-year old sou, Norman, were drowned today in Pack Creek, Chesapeake City, while crabbing. The boy fell over? board and his father Jumped In after mill. Neither could swim. Mrs. Clfurchlll ami another son witnessed the drowning. NEWPORT NY L GUESSES AT FIGURES Vice-president Spencer Not a Good Witness (or Road Upon Cross Examination. SPEAKER JUSTICE TANGLES M Brings Out Estimate That It Costs if)-)^? to Operate a Train From Goldsboro to Greensboro Instead of $1.03 Per Mile?Witness Indignant at Conclusion of Hearing. Oiy Associated Press.) WASHINGTON, D. C, Aug. 21. With some slight assistance In Ilia form of guesses by vice President n Spencor of the Soul bom Hallway, uaker Justice, of tin- Nor lb Carp Hun legislature, lodny computed that it costs only $54.31 to operate a pas ?ngor train of two coaches and a baggage car on the North Carol I nil railroad from Goldsboro to OrcchB boro, a distance of 134 mill's. My tho name method of doductlon the Hpcnk pr calculated that the revenue from this train would amount to $300 ami that tie- difference would be th? profit to the railroad. Ho look the position that in This manm-r the cost! of operation and the revenues of the Soiltliorn Hallway system could bo 'omputeil to refute tie- testimony' flvoil yesterday by Mr. Spencer that i t cost an average of $1.03 per train mile to operate a passenger In the state and that the revenues from [the train would average $1.26 per train mile Including mail nod ex? press. Thin was the feature today of tue Hearing in the North Carolina tale case before Special Master Wal? ter A. Montgomery, appointed by United Stales Circuit Judge l'liteh jnrd to take evidence. Speaker Justice's Calculations Mr. Justice begah his inquiry by asking thy cost of labor, supplies on the train aild all such expenses that could be approximated, but there r(> So many expenses involved on which the witness had no knowledge that the Speaker Incorporated in the list a number of personal guesses. a4 the conclusion Mr. Spencer char? acterized the deduction as "the wild ?t speeulation.'' When the most of operating had been estimated Mr. Justice calculated that such a train would carry an average of 100 passen? gers, half of which would lie first lass and h ill second class, and that I these would pay an average fare of $3.!)0 under tin- old rate of a total of I$390 for the tri|i. Mr. Justice asked the witness if Ihe did know that it had been shown I that tile Southern makes more than 200 in r cent on Its passenger bust IIICSS. Mr. SJiencor replied that the result Iwa.s "merely a numerical calculation assumed Mguros." I Can't Accurately Sub-Divide Expenses the afternoon session Mr. Spen r was questioned at length concern g bis opinion of comparative rates in Norm Carolina. Mr. Thoiu. general counsel for the Southern, then ob tnlnotr a statement from the witness to the effect that while It Is posslhlo to compute (lie average cost p< r mile of operating all passenger trains. It is impossible to accurately sub-divide expenses so as to fix the cost per I mire of operating a particular train of a particular day. Tlio Hearing was I then adjourned until Monday. , Fatal Fire in Hospital. (By Associated Press.) MIDDIjBTOWN, N. Y.. Aug. 24.? Piro, originated from a sterilizing ap? paratus, broke out in the Thrall hos? pital here tonight. Arthur Thorn ly, an orderly in the hospital, was badly burned that he will dlo. A dozon women nurses did heroic work In fighting (he lite and rescu? ing ITie twenty-six patients who were in the building. Taft Advises Oklahoma People. (By Associated Pressi. OKLAHOMA CITY, OKI.A.. Aug. 124.?Secretary of War William H. ~?ft tonight in convention ball nil vlseil (0,000 auditors and all citizens of Oklahoma and Indian Territory, to reject the constitution recently adopted by the convention at Guthrie for the proposed new stale of Okla? homa. Tie declared that the next ses? sion of Congress would pass a new enabling net. Shot and Killed Burglar. (By Associated Tfesi".) NORFOLK, VA.. Aug. 24.?A. L. Stevens, a farmer living at Old Town Crossing, between Norfolk and Ocean View, early this morning, shot anil behind a door, Stevens shot, the bur? glar, who lived sufficientIv long lo give his name as Alex Smith. Hiding bemud a door. Stevens shot the bur? glar throe times as be came up stairs. Can No>? Build Norfolk Y. M. C. A. (By Associated Press.) NORFOLK, VA.. Aug. 24.?The contract entered Into by B. Tatterson, for the John D. Rockefeller S^O.OOO :WS. VA? SUNDAY, naval Y. M. C. A. building ITvro bo roro Tnltersou became bankrupt, has boon vacated by order oi tho referee in bankruptcy and Ahe naval V. M. C. A. authorities at Now York, nro now free to enter into juiotlior contract. Elcven-YearOld Boy Kill- Himself. KAIRMONT, W. VA , Aue -' I Charles, tbe 11-year-old sou i>I Cojj stable M. M. l-awKon, cointnltU'il sul < ide at Iii? IioUio at Wlllfluld today b) shooting biniHolf. The boy bado nis mothci Kood bye und walked way, hut notblng was IMotighl ol II. No CIIUSu tor the suicide la known. Fourteen Locomotives Burned. (My Associated Press.) ROCHESTER. N. Y.. Aim. 24.?Klre '?Iii. Ii1 destroyed Ihr round llotlBO ol the liuffnlo, Rochester & Plltshurg Itallroad, together with fourteen en? gines, thirteen of which wero freight engines. The loss is 11 ,11.000. The Hie was caused by tin- explosion ol a crude oil machine. 'Frisco Union Man Honored. (Hy Associated Prosa ) SAN I'UANCISCO, CAU, Aug. 24.? Preside})) Uoorgg w. Duffy, of the Hoard of Public Wolks. today ten? dered his resignation 10 Mayor Tay? lor. MItcholl o:asey, president of the locnl Tt auisters'?Union, waa appoint? ed a Duffy's RUcoessor. Noel Gets Majority. (Ity A'Bsocluled Prosa.) M KM I'll IS. TKNN.. Aug. 24.?AH vie.-; to thi.. News Scimitar from Mis? sissippi, points say thai practically' complete returns from Thursday's election glvd Noel a slight majority over Prower for tho Democratic gu? bernatorial nomination. Tornado In Wisconsin. (Hy Associated Press.) Kuclalro, WIs.; Aug, 24.?A tornado last niKbt in tho southwesl pan <>f Kauclairc county killed two persona. Injured several fathers and damaged $."10,111111 worth of property The dead: Thomas Hague, a boy; Mary Clem sou. Mrs. YerkesMizner Free Again (Hy Associated Picas'.) NEW YORK, Aug. 24.?Justice Qny, of the Supreme Court, today signed a ffiTilT decree of dt-. co In the suit brought by Mrs. Mary AiTclulnV Vi r kes Mlznor. for an nbsoTute divorce from Wilson Mlzner. Ity the decree Mrs. M'lzner i> permitted to resume the naine of Yerkos and sbo may marry again. Fighting Strike Breakers. x (lly Associated Press.) NP.W YORK, Aug. 24.?Numerous clashes between Milking drivers of meat wagons mid Hie strike breakers who have taken (heir places occurred today and tonight and two or three non-union men wore badly beaten. Monday's Exposition Program. Convention Meeting American Osteopathie Associa? tion. Special Features of the Day. S a. in.?Drill by D. Battery Third Artillery. I II a. m. to 12 111.?Concert, Ex position Hand, States Kxhlbtt Htilldlng. l p. ni.?Violin and Piano Recital Mr. Karl .1. Pfoilts and Edwin M. Sbonort, Auditorium. 4:30 p. in.? Wlthlngton Zouaves, 1 War Path. I p. 111.?Organ Recital, T. W. Musgrove, Auditoi lumj ? p. m.? Dies?; Parade. Twenty third U. S. Cavalry. 9:30 p. m.:?Wlthlngton Zouaves, War Path, S p. in. -Pireworks. Stated Program Every Day. 7:30 a. 111.?Gates open. 0:30 a. in. Concert, Exposition Hand. Main.. Hate. 10 a. in.?And hourly thereafter Exhibition <>( weather bureau, Kan '.'quake recorder, Government Building A. 10:30 to 11:30 a. m.?Concert, Phlnney's Culled States Hand, Raleigh Square. II a. 111.?Preparation of largo weather map from reports from all sections of tho country, Gov? ernment Building A. 11 a. 111. to I 11. 111.?Session of Children's School Karin. 11:30 a. in. to I2:.*.0 p. m.?Mexi? can National Hand Concert, Ra? leigh Court. 1 p. in.?Biographic and Stero optlcon Exhibition, Serfies on In? dian Reservation with lecture. In? terior Department, Government Building A. 2 p. m.?Biographic exhibition and lecture, scenes in Yoscmito Valley. Government Building A. 2:30 p. m.?United Static Lifo Saving Service Drill at station 3 p. 111.?Illustrated lecture "Re? claiming ihc Desert1' by Mr. C. J. Blnjnchnrd, K. s. lt. S. Interior Department, Government Building A. 4 p. 111.?Illustrated lecture "Yel? lowstone National Park,'1 by Mr. K. c culver, Interior Department, Government Building A. 6:30 to C:30 p. m.?Mexican Na? tional Band Concert, Reviewing Stand. ti to 7 p. m.?Concert, Exposi? tion Rand, Raleigh Square. 7 to 0 p. m.?Combined Bands. Reviewing Stand. MK!St)ST 25, 1907. FEDERAL PLACES FOR PEOPLE OF THE SOUTH Civil Service Commissioner IM! henny Talks o( of His Recent Trip Through (lie South. rRUE SITUATION NOT UNDERSTOOD The One Democratic Member of the Board Wants Southern Democrat'! to Know That They Have as Much Chance as Anybody Else After They Have Passed the Examination. WASHINGTON, l>. C, Aug. 24.? civil Service Commissioner McRI henny today tallied of bin recent trip through the South where he went foi the puYpOHo of Interesting the people III Hie service. "There are throughout the South." he said, "many men of high literary attaiumcnts.of learning ami ability, ! the type of the college professor, in whom I he fierce Rt niggles of com morcial life are repugnant, Men of this class would be most valuable to the government In many capacities and government employment would be congenial to them. The benefit I would he mutual. There tire young men also of this simie typo who would come to Washington and serve the \ government while studying In pro? fessional schools. "Among the greater part of the Southerners the impression prevails that the civil service- Is not for them, that they can havq nil port in the cleri? cal administrative work of the mi? llion. It Is not In the lenst difficult 1 to understand why Ibis Impression ! persists. This belief was once a fnct ntiil not so long ago. It Is n con I vlctlon based upon yearn of oxper I loncn, wiring which it was evident tn everybody that a Southerner was the last man who could hope to gel a Federal position. Politics not only entered this question, bat permeated It. There were Southerners, of a . soil, who held office under the gov? ernment but these wore not of the class I have boon trying to Interest III lie service. And It was largely because persons of a character of which little need he said - though much could be said?suo<.led In obtaining ami holding office that desirable citizens came to the coll 'elusion that alt nvoillies wore olosed .'against merit and respectability." Southerners Held Aloof. Mr. Mcilhcnny said the Southerners .of the high class which ho wishes to influence hold aloof from such I things as civil service examinations, feeling that civil service examina? tions, and that civil service reform wore a farce. He added: '"It was my endeavor to impress upon the peo? ple that the condition which they bail com,, to regard as unchangeable bad changed forever; that no longer were they without the pale of the govern? ment; but that they wore par of It; that the attitude of President ftooso velt bad put the civil service upon a piano wheio performance equalled promise, and that this state of affairs bad become so firmly fixed during bis administration that the country would never allow another president to go hack to the abuse of the spoils system. "tfncler (lie civil service rules each of the Southern states Is entitled to its quota of government servants ami the people of the South must be con? vinced that those positions belong to them. Such positions must of course not come forward to lake them others must he chosen." LAUNCHED FULLY RIGGED FOR LONG TRIP AT SEA Big Five Mastco', Single Decked Schooner Goos Into the Water Already for Business. MYSTIC, CONN.. Aug. 24.?-The five masted schooner Elvira Hall, built for the (Ulbert Transportation Com? pany, in a local shipyard, was launch? ed fully rigged, already for sea on today's flood tide. The schooner is one of tile largest single dock, ami the only five masted single deck schooner, over built in this country. It Is 24C fool long, -to foot wldi- am! 16 1-2 loot in depth, and has a gross tonnage of 1,100. The vessel will ho exclusively use.I in the Southern l'ini! Lumber trade, THINKS TAFT IS FOR ROOSEVELT Former Senator Allen Predicts Sec? retary Will Step Aside Later. OMAHA, NBB., Aug. 24?William V Allcn, ex United Slates Senator from Nebraska, in an interview said: 'It seems likely to me that .Secre? tary Taft is working foi- TtcKisevolt. and that at the proper time lie will aside for him. I think it very likely that President Roosevelt will be re I nominale.I. I Riippuso Mr, Brynil will !?? roiiomitintcd b> u?.' Democrats. "Wlml ilu I Hunk will ho llio if suit ?>r ilio election? Well, ? Mr. Itoosovoli slioniii ht) ronomlnntod ho will probably ho elected: Indeed, I ihlnk H safe to nay that lio will bu (elected if in- Is not ronoiiilmibed, ami Mr. Itryn.it should bo tho nominee or tho Democratic pnriy, the result would, of coutho \>v much' moro doubt nil. "Socrofiiry Tuf? is a strong man, and would have not a little strength as a candidate, though not so much us President Itoosovoll himself, ro? ller certain conditions, Mr. Itryail nilgbl dofonl He big Socrotary; un? der other conditions he might not. The only snfo itrodletlou In make Is that President ItiMisuveli win he elected It he is nominated, ami I ...hall not he at all surprised to see him made tin. nominee of his party again." LUTHERN SYN0d1\GAINST HOLDING SUND/tt FUNERALS Church Body in Session at Winches? ter Adopts important Resolution on the Subject. WINCHESTER, VA, Aug. 24.?The third day's session of the Virginia Synod of the K\angelical Lutlierilll church, now in progress at Stephens CTty, was largely given over to the disposition of reports und the boIcc lion of tin- noxl phu.f meeting. Richmond boing chosen, and August 2D, 1008, the date. Itev. W. II. i!r. ever, of tho l.ulh vnw Church Visitor, Columbia, s. c. presented the needs of tho Church Publication Hoard. Itov. Hi. Itohert C. Holland, chairman of lllvj Gonornl Synod ol the South, also nddressod lifo Synod. The work of ihe Orphans' Home, at Salem, Va., was outlined hy ll.v. Mr. Crabtrcc. Among Hie1 iresolutions adopted was the following' hy iinaninioiis vole: I "We rccomiuniided that pastors ills ' courage as far as possible Sunday! funerals, ami ihat ordinarily funerals shall not he allowed lo take the place1 of rcfiulnr cburclii services ?m th??. Lord's Hay; and, further, pastors arei rUTpiosleTI to present to their emigre gallons from the pulpit tbis roBolu* tlO|| of the Synod." A committee, consisting of .Presi? dent I,, u Smith of Strasburg, VIock President George S. Mowers, of Win? chester, and Hev. W. II. Riser, or Roanokn, were appointed to consider the advisability of establishing a church at Portsmouth, Vft. The work ?>f thVs publishing com? mittee was taken up hv Uev. W. II.: 0 me vor of Columbia, s. c. Tonight Rov. Lewis S. (i. Miller, of Winchester, was ordained v idi Im pfessTvo ceremonies, ilov Dri H. K. Jacobs, of Philadelphia; Uev- Dr.1 Lewis O. M. Miller, of C harleston, SJ 0.; Rev. Dr. P. O. Keister. of Roan-' oke. Va., ami Rev. C. A. Freed, of Co? lumbia. S. C. are sitting with tho synod as advisory members. SAYS WIFE IS POKER QUEEN. Chicago Broker, Asking Divorce, Ex? poses Society Women Gamblers. CHICAGO, Aug. 24?Branding bis wife, Mrs. Ina Ward Jay cox. as tho linker queen of Chicago, Elborl K Jnycox, a prominent La Salle street In? surance broker, exposed the prac? tices of a North Side social set, and declared Ids helpmate Mid turned his homo Into a gambling hell. The ex? pose la contained in tin. answer to Mrs. Jaycox's bill for divorce. Averring that Mrs. Jay cox realizes from $2S to S:t"i a week from the 'kitty" and on poker privileges, which she rent out, he says: "It Is her wish tMit I and 'the children shall leave tTie house that she may uninterrupted? ly proceed with her poker parties, thus realilsng for bersolf the proceeds or a game noj countenanced by law." The set In which Mrs. Jay cox moves is said to he poker mad. The bill as? serts that tin. women have gradually succumbed to the fascinations of the game unlil they an- now professional gamblers. About these poker gather lugs the folks in the fashionable set had much to say to-day. Strange tales word told of scenes in whHch fair wo? men climbed upon their cTTnlrs nnd shouted exultantly over their win? nings, while si III others left certain residences weeping. It was Bald Unit the poker env/o has run rife '<"' mouths. COUPLE WEDS FOURTH TIME. Mr. and Mrs. Elliott Not Frightened by Three Divorces. HUMBOLDT, NBR., Aug. 21?Mr. and Mrs. Ellloli Perry, <>f SmithYleld, v,.|i? were made husband ami wife there today for the fourth Hm?'. They were first married about twenty years ago. Later I hev were divorced on ap? plication filed by Mrs. Elliott, In which she charged her husband with desertion. Within a year Hin- wero remarried, but soon another divorce was applied for and granted the wire. Marriage succeeded dlvorcs and ?11 jvoice marriage unlil todav the pair were made husband ami wife for the fourth time. Ocean View Will Be Incorporated. NORFOLK, VA., Aug. 24.?At a meeting of the eosiinittoe of seven, appointed at a 'rent conference of the cottagers bud property owners of Willoilgllby Heach and Ocean j j View, to consider the sdvisaMllty of, the Incorporation of the resorts Into1 I a town, held yesterday afternoon, it wes decided that incorporation ho recommended to a mass meeting to I bo bold next Monday afternoon. THE WEATHER Fair Sunday and Monday, con? tinued hlgli temperatures; Uuht to frrr.h wrrt winds. PRICE TWO CENTS eWsEEilNuTR IN ROOSEVELT POLICY States, However, Can Be Rolled Upon to Stand (or Tfielr Rights, Says Commoner SEEKS CENTRALIZATION OF POWER Relieves It is Doubtful if the Repub? lican Congressmen From the West Dare Support the President's Policy ?Jcffcrsonlan Democrata Cannot Porslbly Support President. (hy Associated Press.) \ff" LINCOLN, NEU., AUg. 24.?William .1. Bryan, in commenting on President Roosoyoll's last speech, Haid: "Tho Prealdont has at Inst disclosed hlB Bchomo for centralisation at which ho ban hint,',i in furinor Bpcochoa, In bit* Provlncntown, Maas., nddroan ho propnsbs I Ho national Incorporation of railroads and other corporations engaged In Intorstnto conunorco. Iloro Is tlm BOCrot; It Is out at last. Tho slates are annoying tho corpora? tions and the corporations demand Fodoral protection from slate legis? lation. The President thinks thai ac? tion In most pressing as regards those corporations which, because they ore common carriers, exercise n quasi public function..' The states have beep enacting two cent, faro lawn and laws reducing freight rate? ami the railroad managers demand that they shall be relieved from fur? ther four of Htieh legislation. Tho Presidents llamlltoulun Ideas malen him itii easy victim, and ho yields to the entreaties of the railroads, j "If It was the public he sought to protect, to- would recommend Federal rcmedlos, which would not Ihtorforo with state remedies hut it Is the rail? roads not the public, that demands the removal of the authority to Wash? ington, Democrats Will Oppose Ceotraliza i tlon. ?The Democrats can he depended upon to oppose with all their might i this movement toward centralisation. It any Democrat wavers, his consti? tuents should look into his business relations and see whether he is un? der obligations to the railroads. Hamilton Inn Republican, like tho President, may honestly think that j the farther the government Is removed I from the people, (he better it will I be; hut a Joffersonlan Democrat does i not cheerish any such delusion. Even ; Hie Hamlltonlan Republican ought to i hesitate to trust Congress with any more power while Ute United States Senators are elected by Legislatures. "It Is fortunate that the people have hud an object lesson so recently i The Federal law stopped rebates ami ! passes bin the railroad make more money than they did before. The ? states on the other band gave the neo ' pie a reduction In rates nud those j who are r?.Ivlng the benefit of those j reductions will be slow to surrender ? the advantage thus gained. "II Is doubtful whether the Ropub j liean Congressmen from the West win j dare to support the President's pro? position, Uli if an attempt is made to put such a measure through Con? gress the Democrats will stand a good I chance of retiring every Western Re ' publican who voles for It." CZAR FEARS BIG MUTINY. (Urgent Inspection of Navy and Army Is Ordered. ODESSA, Aug. 21?An urgent In? spection <>f the entire Russian navy and the fortresses of Russia has just boon Intrusted to a commission of naval ami military experts, hcaitffJ by Hen. Koladovsky, whto was hurriedly recalled from his vacation, i Though the government Is conceal? ing the reason for this urgency t"no opinion Is expressed flint the revolu i llotflsts have been so successful in icarrying on their propaganda among I (ho sailors nn<| soldiers that the au? thorities fear a general mutiny in the I navy and army. Georgia Central Dividend. (Ry Associated Press.) MACON, OA., Aug. 21.?Georgia ; Central Railroad has declared a dividend of r. per cent, on $-1,000.000 first income bonds 3 per cent, upon $7.000,000 second income lwnds and failed to declare a dividend on $1.1100.000 third Income bonds on the ground that none was earned. Iowa Apple Crop Almost Failure. DFS MOINES. IOWA, Aug. 24.?C. i L. Watrons, nurseryman and veteran , fruit grower for forty years, says that the apples in this part of the country I this fall will be few and very poor. I Lata frosts nipped tho blossoms to such an extent that tho crop will nearly bo a fuiluro. .