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only newspaper published in Newport New? that receives the full news service of the Asso? ciated Press. vol. xiv. no. u:>. IN SIGEL MURDER CASE Unoffending Celestial With Likeness to Leon Ling Satisfies Police As To His Identity. WYbTERY REMAINS UNSOLVED Chung Sin, Held at Amsterdam as Material Witness. Apparently Knows Nothing?Friend of f-'amily Says Elsie Sigel Loved Chu Gain and Flirted With Leon. (By Associated Press.) NSW YORK. June SI.- After a bit of police Hurry today, an how or two Of unverified reports and telephoning between cities, the muraler or kisi<* Sigel, daughter of Paul Sigel, of this city, and grand daughter of Major General Franz Sigei of Clvn war Base, resolved itself into an unsolved LllaSu again ti night Chun Sin. who former? ly i ecu pied a room adjoining that when- the girl's body was found, is le id by the poliee at the little era State city of Amsterdam, but what lias been learned from htm Tins served to clear up the case little if any. At Scheaectady the chinaman er rested today, at first thougnt to tie I.e..n Ling or William I.. i.eon. who is sought as the girl's murderer, hai-. unending to all imlioations. pretiy weil established that he is an mi - oliiendiiig oelestial. who formerly Wl rlred in a restaurant in New Vorn and whose arrest was brought about merely through a strikingly unfavor? able resemblane to I.eon. Sun I.eong. keeper of the restau? rant, quietly and calmly surrender himself early today. He is lertig detained as a material w itness, but the voluntary surrender is taken to mean I hat he is not implicated in any w ay with the crime. Girl's Body Buried. The body of Klsie Sigel was quietly buried this afternoon In Woodlawn cemetery As the father had an eosseeed. last night that he wished to avoid any more publieity, the coffin containing the mutilated form was taken directly from the morgue to l.?e burying grounds in a plain undertak? ing wagon. The ceremony at the grave was strictly privare and wa.s attended only by her father, two brothers. Reginald and Theodore, and by her uncle, Franz Sigel. Mrs. Sigel, it will be reccalled. broke down completely when she lettrned of her daughters death and ? now in a sanitarium. Chinese Will Offer Reward. Although the mislon In Chinatown where Klsie Sigel formerly taught Mi been closed, a meeting of Chinese w no have been converted to ."hristianil v was held in another mission to dis? cuss plans for raising of funds to be offered as a reward for the capture of Klsie sigel's slayer. No definite sum is named but a committee will go through ( hinatown today soliciting contributors. Mrs. Kl renoe Todd. one of the most prominent women workers in China? town who know Klsie sigel and her mother intimately, said: "I know Chu (Iain, who is under arrest very well. He is one of the few chinamen whom I would trust with my life. Mr* Sigel and Klsie ates knew him for many years. They were intn-duoed to him through an uncle of his. Elsie Loved Chu Gain. "I believe that Klsie was in love with Chu Cain and would nave mar? ried him. but he would not marry her" Here Mrs Todd went into the mo~t striking i?art of her statement th.it bear nc on ijeon Ijng. S;ie sato: ? Within the last vear. despite her love for Chun Gain. F?sie became ap? parently infatuated with J>-on Ling, ?hut t think it was inly a flirtation He. I know asked her to marry htnr. bill ? ':? refus ed hit ? In f?< t -he t.,|.| me ?hat ?he refused him. Her mother knew all about It." LADDER 1RUCK BIDS HIGHER JHAN BEFORE Same Two Companies Subm-t Prppcs a Is, With Pfmres Raised Slightly ?Both Rejected The fire d'-'artm-nt and water nm: an It fee of the cltr council again op- n ed Ud? for furnishing an ar-lal Mdd<-r tnick to the local are department lart night, onlv to find that the two case pan es which sahmitted eiorMtant bids several months ago were aeatn the only bidders, sad the l ids were sllgbflv hirher than before. : h<* eoOMstttee promptlv roted to re| ?.? both bids, ind not hire fait her will be a}one fr r the a?es?et On * of the run? es I Heessen aaggeeted ftfel the ship vsrd be aakel te belld s tnri '. the city, and It fcs probable that this i<ti-:i Mill In- looked Into, I The bids, w.tliout ii.i luduig no' sary "extras," w< re ti follows: Ct in In nat i in l.udde- Compajiv , i T?-foot truck. $4,?;.">'?; SS-tOpl liuck, IMM). Ann rican (.aFranee COMpanl f?! 7.'. foot truck. $4.7C:i; tl.'i foot truck.i *4 KM. The "extras" for each of the trucks would cost in the neighborhood of *mi" Fin- Chief stow ?afertalnnd hnfurti h ds were asked for In Ifta first place : tnat Petersburg recently bought MM-a] a truck. Inf Inning tlM "extras" tor, STABBED T0DEa7h BY HIS WIFE'S BROTHER Bruce Davis Attempts to Seat Mrr.. Davis, Edward Keen Interferes and Deadly Fight Ensues. (Special to The Daily I'lcss.l MARTINSYI1J.K. V.V. June Bract Davis, a Tespected citizen <d ; Stockton, this county, was stabbed ' and almost instantly killed at his| home hero yesterday aftertu OB by Kd-' ward Keen, twenty-throe years of age, a brother of his wife. Davis' was struck six or seven times with a pocket knife, dying in about twenty, minutes. Keen came to Martinsvtlle early this morning and gave himself up. He Is now .ii jail. It appears thai the trouble origi? nated when Daria attempted to whip his wife. Mrs. Daria, it seems, had chosen to correct one < f the children and had been ordered to desist by her husband. This sin- refused to d->, and Daria deierniined to chastise her. Her brother interfered when Davis attempted to carry his threat into execution, and a fight foil >wed. Davis was about forty years of age. He leaves I wife and several children. Carolina Fugitive Again at Large. (B]> Associated Press.) RINGHAMTON. N. Y.. June 21 ? A. J. Hand, who was arrested at Bre land. Pa., last Friday by Constable Johnson, of Stevens Point, and lock? ed up in Lanesnoro jail on a charge of being an escaped prisoner from the prison camp at Salem, \. C. where he was serving a three years' sentence on a ( barge < f embezzlement, broke jail early this morning and is again a fugitive. MUST GfjP FACTS Wickersham Gels Order From Senate -Judiciary Committee. miMim LANDS FRAUD CASE When Desired Report Has Been Made, the Methods of Roosevelt Adminis? tration in Regard to California Lands May be Looked Into. fBv Associated Press.) WASHINGTON. I). C . June m.? A;-' toiney G- neral Wickersham by an or oor adopted by the Senate judiciary committee tc day is commanded to send to the Senate all of the facts in QM [?ossession of the department of justice relating to the prosecution of Dr. ? B. Perr.ne. of Williams. Ariz . on the charge of conspiracy to defraud th? government in California timlsT land cases. Wln n a resfKins has been received from Attorney General Wickersham to the order a session of the commit? tee will be held and it is possible the commute may inquire into the moth, ds of the Roosevelt administra? tion in regard to lands in California. cun acciuehtally DliCHARGED; TWO SHOT Attemrting to Get Jammed Shell Out Of Weapon. Petersburg Jailor Shoots Pr sorer and Watchman. PKTKR-ln RG. VA. June Zl.?An unfortunates accident by which t??v person* were ahet and injnr'd occur? red, st the city jail this morning Jail-; ot- Jobs K Bowlen. In the office of the Jail, was engaged in load nc 'he pamp gun. which Is osrrbd out by the officer !n charge of thee hain-gane.' One Of the fhells tNTktllP fast in the' gun. and in attempting to get it oi!. the gun discharged The shell was waa loaded with No 4 shot The charge pasa?-d thrauga a heavy _ glasa window and wounded two men who wr-re out In the jail yard Peyton Stewart, a former police o?cr. now watchman at the poatnface. who was sitting in a chai-. - reived * no tw ? ty Of twenty tve cf the shot in his righ- shoulder slid Chsrtes Smith, a nego prisoner, who via stsnding a?ar. was wounded In the thigh and groin. Both men are palnfnllv. but It is he Iler-d not s.rfoaaly hart They re r? '*??< pVOffipt IP**<Hrwli ? 11**IJteOfl. NEWPORT NK^ PROF. BURMAN DROPPED Man Whs Denied Divnijj of Christ Ousted Amid Scenes ol Confusion. LIKE ROWDY POLITICAL MEETING Speakers Defending Offender Greeted With Howls and H isses? Bur man's Young Son Stands By H'S Father Crying. "It's a Shame and Un? fair." (By Associated Press) CHICAGO, IIX8., June 21 Profes? sor Banana Ktoeter, of the Ualrersltjr <if Chicago, nnpne denial <.f the di? vinity of Christ in a recent in.nk has stirred Chicago Baptists to a high pit h i f resentment, was drnpjied from the Baptist ?iaistry conference <>r Chlengo ti day. Hiaaes, yells, and gen erat cosTfiudoa made the meeting om. of the stormiest ever held i?y eBurcn men in Chicago and, it was referred by ae preacher na i esemhHeg a political meeting in rowdy wat ?. Speakers who had been nowwd or hissed down, sat with liustied races, while the i hairman pt unded for or? der. The y ting son i f Professor Fos ti r was present ' It s a shame MM unfair." he shouted as he left the hall. The Insistence ot Rer. it. \. C. Duhms, at the Moody church, that Profssear Fi ster he dropped for a time brought the tight around to himself, the teal object of the meeting being disregard, ed. Rev Dr I). I). Mcljiiirla, started the trouble by asking for u committee to investigate Pr. Dixon's right to mem? bership in the conference. This mo? tion was hissed down and Dr. Dixon explained that he joined the Baptist church in New York. Voice Drowned *oy Hisse}. Mr. M. P. Boyentnn came in for a hissing when he said: "We are not going at this matter right. Foster 3 as good as many others or any one here and?" Iiis voice was drowned The min? ister he referred to is Kev. Dr John? ston Myers, one of the chief assailants of Professor Foster. Dr. Myers attempted to introduce a resolution to drop Professor Fos? ter when he was asailed by Kev. Dr. A. H. Harnley "This matter was de? cided for good and all last week." he shouted. "Dr. Myers premised on h'.v honor that if he did not get his resolu? tion thri.ugh then he would no: again bring it up Now he is doing exactly contrary to his promise '* Specific Charges. "1 deny the statement." responded Br. Myers coolly. "1 promised not to reintroduce that particular motion be? cause my motives had been question? ed Specific charges were wanted, and that is what I have here today." After four hours the preachers adopted tne resolution dropping porfessor Fos? ter. The ci nference has not the power to cVbel him from the church fhougn this seemed to be desired by those present. MAY HAVE COMMITED "~SUICIo? Baltimore Man Wrote Warning Letter to Wife and Disappeared. f Itv Associated Press > BALTIMORE, Ml). June 21 -After beititr buffeted around as a lost arm-re ? letter addressed to Mrs Margaret llaii.-ni.m, of so* North Patterson, | Park an-., reached her today It was , from her husband. Rudolph Hausman. | who has been missing for two weeks, and it told her that he intended com milting sub ide hv jurnp:ng off a Ter? ry b< at in Hampton Roads because be !?? lb ,.-d he was going insane Hans m?' left home two weeks agi today He said be was on h<s wa4 to give a vi. Iln lesson At that time he rva< suffering fr rr. M- od poison Nothing was he;.rd fnn him until this letter . .. ??< tved I'-dav Tlh- I irmil rattle ( to Baltimore from Potteaville. pa. f< ur ?.ck> ag. llr.iisnian is bettered lo have jnmtted overboard from th? steamer Endeavor, though there! seem-i to be no direct evidence to anK port the theory. JOSEV SUEY JAILED. Former Associate of S'oel G-n Cauot ?n Ooium Den Raid. NKW YORK. .Inne Joste fhsey. 7."! vear? old. 'he white wife of Irrels I ??uey. a fhineae Isnndryman. was ar? rested tonight with her husband fol lowing a raid on Ruey? laundrr where, the rw li e all-ge. they fo.,nd an opium den a young white woman, who was fonnd dreaming In one of the bnnkv also wa? taken Into custody Jr?'e ft.;ev the pol.ee ?av Wa? fi raaertv a mie*Wwi worker with EMe Sig^ I ar.d had lx?en on friendly terms with Miss 8igel. TS, VA? 1 C KS DAY, A SLVtN AHL INIURIO IN AUTOMOBILE ACCIDINf Ctney Island Sight ire ng Car Runs I wild 2nd Crashes Into Tree, ; Throwing 25 Passengers Out. NEW YoRK, June ii. As Um re? sult i.t a big sights.. hi- un'omuie le j riiuliliiK wild while 111) d widi linns - 1 ajaduas on tii.' i way aooss (rosa] Coney i Mund early today, six of the occu? pants , f the v? blob art! in h, xpit.ili! with severe injuries and "tie \omig' woman is ex|?'( ted t.. die as t|ic rS>l suit of her hurts. The fatull> Injured victim is Jdla.il Mary Kinery. L'T years old. of Wash- j ington Heights. ?In. - istaiiied, Irac | lures of both legs and of the right I ami. and last riuil injuries, when thu? lium way crashed int.. a (reo on I he (). ean narkwajr. v | All of the twiiity-in. ptuiae tigers in tin- car were thrown out by 'ho' Shock. Sollle of tie . :i'il:g '.VOIIIell.l 'in a panic, had tried tu Jump us the machine, tin mechanism of which, bad gone wrong, went sig-sagging along j the park war but wer. r strain, d. Thtoe of the six injured persons j are w. inen Miss Rose Miller, of Man? hattan, bad both legs broken and la Buffer.ng from shock A dozen other , occiipauis of Ust car sustain-d minor Injuries in the trash CHILEAN NMY 10 BUY BIG QUAN1I1Y OF COAL Admiral Garcitua Inspects Coal Field and Says His Government Wants ? ' 2,500 Tons a Day. flty Associated press.) ? uoanokk. \'.\ , Jene I.?Adiur.il Preez Oarcitii.i, of tin Chilean, navy arrived lien- titln i veiling from the coal holds adM_a aa weal to lareatl gate gr.ules with the rtaw of aaajdaa, a contract tor the deli\. ry at Talewat e of ..".on ions of coal a day for au In-, definit. period. The admiral Is acting for his government and says the c.ial is wanted fo the Chilean navy, whlcl is 'heilig enlarged. The admiral traveled in a Mjwt Mil car over the Yirginian Railroad U-ilig accompanied by officials of that road and a number of his countrymen, la the party of Chileans is Captain At fred Searle. of the Chilean navy. The Chileans left here at midnight f r Washington. SETS VERDICT ASIDE. _ ! Judge Martin Sustains Demurrer . in Suit of Actress Against Theater. j NOKFOIJv. ya . June. l.-lu trie suit of Katharine Rhea, an actress, of.1 Cinc.unati. against the l>-ath Theatrl-' cal Company, of Richmond and Nor? folk, fur injuries received in a tall through an u; 'ma-dressing room trap door at the Academy of Music here. Judge Martin today sustained th de- 1 fondant's demurer to th. plaintiff's evidence, and set aside the Jury's verdict for $."..5iKi. The case will tie appealed to?tk*> 1 Supreme Court. The plaintiff asked $..'-?" damage. BABY ANT-ELOPES ARRIVE. !( Ex-President Roosevelt Sends Two j Little Animal to Mrs. Longworth.. NFAY YORK. June 21?Two b?Uy lanelopos. sent by ex-President Roos. ? 1 ve|t to his daughter. Mrs. Nicholas !l?ngworth. were brought lor.- t day on the steamer Yaderland. arriving from A nt *?ip and Ikiser. Captain llsnn. n kept the It tie an! mals on the bridge neck and had them fe?| with milk fri.ni a bolt! ..n th"' way over. The ant. l.ijs s w< re sent on tniard the Yaderland at Antwerp fr .-m the I G. rman East African steam* r Admiral. ' WHAT is WHISKEY? - s President Taft to Oecide Question on June 28th. WASHINGTON. I> C. Jan.- TL?|, President Taft today decided to grant I a hearing to the various intereats In tue controvert^ as to what ,s whtsk? y ! under tn? pure food law. and has s- 11 lft:.in o'clock June 29 as <he time when the a'tom?r? for the rartOwaj distillers shall present their aigaaaint| In opposition to the recent rnllng of ? Solir,'or-G?-ncm! flowers Operate on Ambassador Srauss (Pt associated Press) XBW YORK. June Ji - Oscsr S I Strauss, ex-secretary of commerce an I labor, who was i errat It appointed American am'assador to Turkey, is at the home of a relative in this etfr recovering fr m an operatl n for ap pendicitls 'hat was performed todav ' HI* physician expects that Vr R'raa s will be able to aail for Costs'ant Mow I >? In two or three weefca. P Orders Local Option Election. ?TAI'VTOJf. YA. Jnne TV?Jodge, Hott, of the Corporation Court this asr.ming. set Jniy 22 aa the date for a local option election her UNK 22. 1909. HOWARD GOULD WILL NOT GO ON HNO Sensation Seekers ond Curious Wto Attend Trial are Disappointed By Announcement of Attorney. - MANY BELOW STAIRS WITNESSES She.irn Call? Servants in Rebuttal Testimony?Army Officer and His I Wife Defand Mrs. GOuld, Former Saying Her Conduct Was Ladylike anef Above Reproach. I By ?JMMH 'elatj Press.) MBW VoKK. .Inn. ill S. esjafjaa see kerf and the aarloas who attend d the Kathartae fMtiMmniis' <; uld's suit tot s- paratlon troai Howard UetiM w - "o sadly alaeppalatiid at toe i sjMaatkM m Um beaitoujs before Justice Dentl inK >u 'In- Supi< bm t'ntirt tatta] win n H was eaaoaaccd that taw iThfraaii had rest.d and Howard Q uld woild nut lake the stand it ba i keen e?aec>ai i.st bis ?tract tesUaaoaf and ato iTi ss examination :.\ Clan tire J. sh> arn. counsel (or the plaim ff. worn.; lake two full days. , Mr'Sh'tirn apparently was greatly lurarlaed by the nnnirakTrmfm that Mr Could would M t testify. Could kbaaetl seemed relies ad and Mrs :?? uld annoyed. Mr. Shearn led off the rebuttal with I stimony ibsiKlied to show, he ? T idained. 'the falsity of UM charge that Mrs. Could was continually and hab.tually intoxicated fioin lfH to Hie present date." , "lo you regard such evideniv as in cessarj ?" asked the court. i Servants Teetify. Necessary or not counsel for lh>. plaintiff thereaaoa pre duced a at ream of Ik-low stairs OrMaOBei whose les-| fJsasary was followed ha the reading d depositions at guests and friends who swore that Mrs Could never, to i heir knowledge, drank to sSSBSaa andj lhaf she always was affable, res.-rv '* ami modi st In her language?teStl-j assay directly opjiostd to that of the: il-feiidant's witness given pevioiisty j A deposition taken up by Mr. Shearn was that of Mrs. Alice ? liankltead.j of Atlanta. Ca.. wife of Lieutenant', Henry McCsulay Bankh.ad. of Fort J McPherson, (Ja., who visited Mrs. lould on numerous occasions. Mrs.. Bankhead related In her de? position the Incident of a visit w.th Mrs. Gould, as the latter's guest. In Cairo. Egypt, in l!H>I. when the jiarty visited the Khed.ve's palate The wit ness described Mrs Could'* conduct on this occasion as "lidyllke and above reproach." Mrs. Itankiiead accompanied the BhaafJ on tb< :r yacht from t'a.rt, ;o Al. vandrlR Mrs ?1. ild's eondnot waB ??|M-rfert and beyond critjini" on that trip, acton ing lo Mrs. Bankhead The, wittnss atBJtal that she had visited | Mrs (I .uld at Castle Could nnd the St. Regis hotel for , < nod.-, of several weeks at a time and never saw n? r ? us-- intoxicants to ? xces*. * Just One Oaataai i. ' Mrs Cruld to \er drr.nk more than' a cocktail .liefere dinner, and onlv light wine with her dinner not Bsees than the an ragt sorietj lady dt ink < ' What did you obs< rve she would dr:nk at lunch time*- was a ipi.->'.o:i asked by Mrs. Goulds counsel. ' Mrs. Gould would usually take a corktmL.bef. re Innen but the extent ? of her drinking was not n .tlet-able to BM on acttiunt of her conduct,'- the j *:?i. -> replied She n?-var saw Mrs leuild drunk in tbe evening and never j saw her t>o.>teroiia and never h? ard her swear or ose lm;?r- p-,r language, , she said. The wttseaa was with Mrs) OessM 1 in Chirago In 19?; and noticed nnth- ' ing impropt r in her mna-ui M:s. lunkhead sad her daughter. Kathe ne>', who was bora Aagast 21. !*">??. wat> named after Mm Conld The I p->rent sari Mrs. C uld was dig etfted. rethv-d and z- n'l? and always rooeVc'ed ber?.-U in a manner above reproach '" ia the rrows examinations .a the de position. Mrs Hankh? a-t wo-ild not swear that ah' had new r heard Mrs. (UnM > ?*ea of as a 'drlnktag ? u ea. ?tefc- I Her of Far-rum. She m d that Mrs CaiM had snokee . to her bet oawe sboaw lm?'ia rarnurn.; the actor, and had then told her that their name* were not ~!lnk?d mWB* ' ?r In aay impror-r ?a' Mr Shearn read -he eVpoafttoa <af| ItfwjtenaM IV. nk bead The wltaese said that he was Um eoa at tte.at.a-. ?ti Um araaj in i.viv Tba wUatM Mi t HLd In i'cgurd l<> the various Mail >.i iiinisi'ir mmi Wim tu Um Gouui M t?l<- ami at hotels in IIiIh i-'lty. ii? li.i.l iit %it mmt Mrs Could intoxicate, or obscrv.-d Ii. r conduct In !*? in dee. um?, or iinlndy like Her roiniiirf ?I wu> * liuil Ih. ii |iro|h<r In every ro tfaapt, tiu- witness deposed. and aa had n.\ri sun bat drink tnoiv llian un.v of (lie kii.'hIh at dinners On i j.isk examination Li.'.ni'iiant llankli.a.l wan ask. .1 ' As a inun or army olttcor would you not testify r> In. lanllv in NfJJnfdJ to con.In.?! NV aWrtll ii|n.ii a wmiiaii who had be. I your hostess?" "Ah a man or army oiftr. r I would t/i la ordlnurlly, kail w h. n placed aa mt oath to laN the truth I should t. . lily unlieslt atlnglv," w as the r. ply. John \V. Adams, who is in the plaatblai business in i.ynciiintrg, Yn. i. -1 ill. .1 that h<> saw Mrs. Gould a! Mian Gap fin in in the fall if IMC. Mr Trotter, a carpenter, testified ut previous session of the trial that while at the Gould farm he saw Mrs QosjM and the witness. Adams, drinking to. gothcr in the cellar. The witness Mild ho r. aieiiiS. r. d that he und Trot? te and Mrs. Gould weiil into the cel? lar together as she had asked them to mine BOaae hoards He said no one tie i. at that time had tak. n a drink of whiskey He hud never seen Mrs. Gould utid< r the influence of llipior at lllue Cup farm. Mr. Shearli read the d positions or a l,>neliliiirg lawyer win. hud taken l..o depositions of tlie colored wulfers af the l.ynehburg hotel whore it Is ei Ilten, led Mrs Gould and i List i ti l-'a. nnin were stopping at the name time in (KM. The l.vnohbuig lawver de? nied that Hullen, ihe wait. r. Mi ever made the statement to him that he had seen a man in Mrs Gould's pur |or at th" Hotel Carroll In Lynrhburg. Hullen had told him all he raid he, had se.-n or Mrs. Gould at that ttanw. The waiter later on made a deposi? tion for the other side in New York1 telling of |M pr. sence of a man In Mrs Gould's rooms at the l.ynehburg hot. i, which was read earlier in 'he trial. The hearing was adjourned until to- . morrow. TROUBLE W0ULDRE8ULT Attorney Predicts Bloodshtd of Negroes Return to Engines. DISCHARGE OF ALL BLACK FIREMEN White Men Make Six Demand! Upon . Georgia Railway at Hearing Befor? Spec al Commissioners at Atlanta?j Firemen Not to Flag Crossings. (By Associated Press ) ATI.ANTA, GA . JhajM U in the statement of the Striking firemen s side at the controversy with the Gecrgia Railroad before the arbltra- j tu n m mmisslon this afternoon Attorn ay Riieben Arnold declared: "We are going to insist u|?cn the arbitrators: taking into consideration the state of ( publi. ..pinion In this strike. I do, not mean by that that the nrbirtators are t. lie influenced In thwir decision ' by this state of public npiulon, but I do any that this commiasioii will have, tak. into conSideVatiou the state ? ?f the public mind in ao far as it af fCCta the safet of padaVngers <.r the safety of other employe* of this rail r< ad. Violence and Bloodshed. We pro|io*e to pr >ve that the yeo |de of this state are so bitterly inflam? ed against the negro firemen tnar were you gentlemen t o restore them to their praitions. or were the railroad, under your direct!, n. to put them on the engines again, there would be vto i. io-e . nd Mood-h.tl and the lives ..r neither erniiloyee n< r passenger would }- safe We will bring here the mayors <>f cities and other* who have fnvesn gated fnd wb' know They wi.i tell you that the perple af the state will; n< t stand for the negro in the cab .md thai if y< . try to force them Inert- ? lil be tr'rtltde" Are any negroes running nowT' ' inquired Arbitrator Hardwkm ) ???. said Arnold. "' bat only pend ! fie a .)? . -Ion 'h.- . ommisloti and to get even this con. es?ion. Ylce- | eni KelH had to go d. wn the line and explain to Ihe people that the rest, rattan of the negro was only temporary " Ant Oemande of Fireman. The arbitrators were evidently Im? pressed by this statement of Arnold 1 The attorwer mad- it al the end <.f bkt ssaanssktg u*>. ' th.- demand* of th* ' firemen These d ? maads * amber six , 1-Tba aamolute dfefcarge ..I alt v r-men most bare three year* ^ experleni e before being prnuvited to engines r? ' All flremer. when hired must he pat tn rards and on hostler* Job* i Caathjni * on Rlata Page ) THE WEATttrn Partly cloudy. Ihowiri In it p..i lion Tuen,lay; Wednes i showers; moderate south m, PRICK TWO CKNTS TAFT WILL SUPERVISE PROPOSED AMENDMENT Finishing Touches lo be Put Upon ifibuiiie Tax Clause at White House Tonight. PREolDENT IS VERY OPTIMISTIC Many of the Senators Think, How? ever, That Proposition Will Keep Them In Session Until Long Past August 1? Elkins Saya Corpora? tions Will Adopt Evasive Tacttca. (My AanOCJated ITesa.) WASHINGTON. I>. (\. June 21.? PreSkSeXtl Taft will lllllBtanklls super \ i- putting tho finishing touches ii|mi;i (In- prop, se.l amendment to the tariff hill paragraph for the imposition of ? I p.-r BMI lax u|m)ii the net earn? ings of corporations. This will be does tosnoron night at a conference at the white Bes?te, There will be present Attorney (leneral WUkerahsm and Senator Hoot, who art drafting the amend? ment Secretary of stlste Kne.x ?nd the IJepublioan membership of the testate laaaee onsBB*lttaa it ts es pected the perfected amendment win be rea.lv for Introduction In the Sen? ate on Thins,lay The attorney gen eial and Mr Hoot had n long session at the enpitol today and peached an agreement on practically every feat? ure of the corporation tax plan. The portion which is giving them the greatest trouble relates to the govern? ment control of corporations neces? sary to carry the law into successful ? p,'ration There hns been no Hille nppi tttioa to subjecting the corpora? tions lo the amount of publicity that will be retpiired for the enforcement of the law and to prevent manipula? tion of stocks and bonds for the pur? pose of evasion. Publicity Must Be Given. . Members j>t the finance committee us well us Mr. Hoot and Mr. Wlcker shani agree with President Taft that ?ach publicity must be given and that* withi**lt the cor|k>rution tax law will be a failure. This feature .it was said, today, certainly will be incor p. rated in the amendment. Among the details of the bill deter? mined are that the tax to be levied will be at the rate of 2 per cent, and that it will be collected from all cow poratioiis All banks will come with? in the range of the tax, but deductions will be allowed National Hanks to (he amount of taxes paid upon their circulation An important provision to be in? cluded in the bill is a dofinitlon of net earnings This wiil follow as near 1\ a- possible the definition of net earnings contained in the Interstate commerce ast relating to railroad < or|m>rations. President Optimistic. President taft Is decidedly optimis? tic < ver the outlook for the corpora? tion tax. hut a number of the sens tors who railed at the White fiouae declared that the pro;.osllTon wouta ko. p the Senate in session until long past August 1. Senator Klkins was one of the PresL d> nt s callers and he declared that and a number of other senators would have seme remarks to make in the Senate when the new scheme of tax? ation is under conslderafioa. The West Virginia senator bellevea that all corporations would attempt in some manner to avoid (?ayment of ut Additional salaries and all manner of ex|>enditnrea would b*? re? sorted to. he thinks. President Taft, on the otaer Band. - not believe that 2 per cent, tax on net earnings Is heavy enough to make any of the larger corporation* report to evasive measures. As to bonds. It Is possible, the Pres id eat feels, to provide a limit for the k?? nuance of such set nritles. based the capital stork, that will prevent rorpt. rat ions from transferring ?b.-:r seenriies into honfts. the In on which always !s paid from t am ins? There seems to be no way la whlca the bondholders ran :-e reached Ba? de"- the new us. except by deteeae taxation oa the corporation, which is tirK .-oat em plated. Oosne M?i. n? may be made as tac a it re of botada in the future to thst the interest shall be paid frt m net earnings There seems now to be Tittle aaselK that th ? r. n-oratlcf) tax as pasnid wan exempt net earnings of IT. uoo and b?*a an as to take aav aadue hardens on" the smaller corp. rath ns This ?s the) understanding at the Watte Heeses and apparently Is the plan of the Senate leaders. Bt-ica?PtnletHea unon. ASHVnjJL. N. C. Jaave :i -Th* fad delegates who are attending the national ccnveatloa of the worlds wide Rarara -Philatbee trafcse aaasj b**M t Ii??*! r ff rst bupslB**** NnMMnM %W* day.