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VOL. XIV. NO. Its.
State Board Changes Its MKtd
and Puts Him at Head of
local Schools.
Norfolk Craded School Principal Who j
Origin.iily Was Selected to Come!
Here. Gets Ons of Virginia's Best
Educational Jobs?Dobie Goes
Back to Norfolk.
(Serial to The Dell} Press.)
three bug save ton* t<> determine t*e
division . < li o: ? 1, sit peri lit on dene i es the
at In?.I hoard tinally adjoorned tonight,
the mi st exciting features of UM ses?
sion being the ri appointment or
Frank lewis, of l.'incaster and It. A.
Dobie. of Norfolk In the end both
of thane candidates von. lioth are
DoMe warn a rant happy man when
the result was announced. In the cum?
of Lewis it was a'straight political
fight troM the Start. The iight against
him WSI carried on by \V McDonald!
L^e. who it, tha chatraaaa of Um state:
comm: ion of fisheries and Governor!
Swan.-< n's Lluauil ncrsoaal friend inj
the Northern Nock. At the -r.-: meet
utg of the baaN held about ten days
ago. it was decided to consolidate Lbb
caster and Northumberland counties
Lewis rem-iinod in the race. His re?
cord is excellent, the light against
him beidg based on the ground:; that
be is a anlsllrsl partisan. However,
if appeared to have another sde . for
Lee and Curliott. who arc known t" be
the mortal [Kilitical enemies of Lewis,
were on the grounds to right him.
Prof. Jenkins Wins.
Willis A. Jenkins finally won his
fight for s'tiieriutetidetit of the city of
.Newport News. K. K. Wcrrell who was
originally electee! having declined in
order to accept the pssjttaOB of State
school examiner, to succeed Harris
Hart iu the third district who was
ejected sayeitatewftsjri lor the city of
Kt anoke.
The I? ard elected Judge Theodore
s. On rats' a aasaahar of the state
library hoard to succeed himself.
Additional Appointments,
Following is a list of additioual ap?
Augusta. F M. Sommerville; llote
tPtirt. Cary Hrockenridge; BtM king
ham. Plummer F. Jones: i'ampbell. W.
Ia Garbce; ('arri)iine. .lohn Washng
laa; Clarke, c. t; leawaey; K.xscx and
Ri- bmoiid W t; Rotiolds. Fairfax. M
11. fBsst; Frederick JBwJ Winchester.
M. M Lynch; (Iriftic and Madison. I'.
II. LBuM. King & Queen and King
William. A U Terrell: I^ancaster and
Nortfi.inij.ton \ |?. Scott: Prine Wil?
liam, r.. <;. Taylor :_Rockingliam. G. H.
Hulvery; Shcnadoah. L. I? Smith:
Newport New: . W A. Jenkins; Nor?
folk city .It. A Dobie
Street Rulway St-ike Settlement
Probably Averts Trouble.
flty Associated press.)
I A cif>S -i; '.Vi;J, June Bf.?The
street ralway strike was settled late
thi.. afternoon. tfbM averting a threat?
ening vJlsBttoa in which ?Illing out
of stale (rrxe,,. t?, preserve order wa.<
being considered.
An agreement wa- retched to run
the cars on the o|wn shop plan, to
take hick all the old men and : ibmlt
to :ir!>i:ration ail joints on which the
cotn;>!?ry and ?. c< mmitt.-o of m< n may
not BS slVe to agree.
One Prisoner Bays Other Had No
Hand In Killing of Watcnman.
tftv \?>:h Wed Pres? I
FALATBLA, Fl.\ June 2?; - When
Jam. - K. Ilv and !> M Iwvu'.-on were
today Ute,.' >l "o iife imprisonment
for mnrder. Kelly ---tid: "I ace opt the
verdict of the jurv but as for David
son he is as Inno? eat of this crime as
any man in the hearing of my voice
The nu n wi n nvictod cf the mnr.
de or \v c S? llsr?. s night wst< b
nun of the Atlantic Coast Line Rsil
road, three rears ago a> Hlrh Spring*.
Fla The three were la mov-oeation
tog-ther and 'h* re was donbt as to
aber? the f-lti *ho? came from.
R-f Steamship Burns Up.
USRtiV euae> Jg.? The ltrr?t-e
?trair. -!.-?( : ' rdondery. Captain
ftaaaaene which -ailed from Htteiva
Jnne f-r Savannah w*< abandon
rd'liSr i. t. rd m .:>. .nil. .ffStnc
S smsll tr.? n en the S.' .th'?. ? . rci-'
of pnrt.igal The crew landed safely
at Bees
Neqee Morse Thie* Lynetted
MAPKN MISS. Jane Jg -a negro
horse thief was iahen fr'ta naWr, ?ear
here famf and shot to death He
had tmiee e-rapew1 jail in ?wo days a*4
today wa - f-?aw t? a thicket .tili rot.
with chain* and han<i<uts
Soldier. Legislator and Financier Sue
cunibs to Stroke of Apoplexy.
<ny kam?tslaa tram i
COI I'MFtlA. S. ('.. Juno SSV Colonel
lohn >? llnskcll. soldier. pl:inler. log
islutor, and financier, grandson of
laiiigdoii Cheves and son In law of
Wad" Hampton, died today at htS
hemm in BJJavrerty a suburb of this city,
lie wamani a stroke of apoplexy last
Coouel Basket) and his brother
Were 1(1 >eirs the ehief figutc in
the state aetHJealty hut SkaSS tie ir
faetion. variously called the Aristo
tents < r ('onset \ ati\< t.was<l '? | >o.- edsty
the reform movement led by Senator
TtHwtsn ?either has eagaged in pott*
CcA net Ilaskel! s second wife, n
daughier of Ftank llamp'on, sWrVltred
bun with four children by his fit-t
wife wfcjOee father was Wade llilup
ton. The ehildren are PltHou Mas
kell, Of Mineral. Va ; Frank Haaheli,
of MacOS; Charles liaskell. of New
^ork City, and Mrs Annie Lindsay.
?r Chart) stoa, s. c.
New Officers of S. A. L.
(By Associated Tress.)
BALTIMORE. Ml). June SC. C. 11
Ilix baa !>?*<? it apaatiatad general man
sger ; ad P. It. Capga freight traffic
manager of the eSalioanl Air Line
"itli hena'qusrters in Portsmouth,
Va These im|m 11:int changes In the
Organisation as aaaoaaeed today <?f
Atdally, follow the recent resignation^
of \\ A. Carrett. chief executive of?
ficer of the receivers, and L. Soviet-,
vl ?"?|??esident, fx th of these positions
hat tag been abolish, d.
Roosevelt Family Sails.
NEW YORK. June Stv? Mrs. Th< o
dor BHOBBTfIt, wife of the ex-pn-sl
taajt, SS leu for Europe on the al earn?
er Crctic with her dauthter Ethel, and
her two sons. Qu' ntin and Archie.
Mrs Rooaeectt plans to return ha the
I'liitd States with tlie three children
in N'ov< tuber.
New Georgia Governor Evadas Band
and Arrives Unheralded.
Hoke Smith Neither Shakes Hands
Nor Offers Any Kind of Congratula?
tions to His Successor?Pardoning
of Fifteen Last Act.
illy Associated Press.)
ATLANTA. OA . June at fcsSSB*)
M. Crown. s< n of '"Joe" Drown, one
of Georgia s war time governors, took j
eSsce I -day amid ceremonies of Jef I
fers. niai> simplicity.
Somewhat contrary to his wMir-s a
brass band was wailing this morning !
with . ntliiisia. tic admirers at the trol- j
ley I sag Kdhstej it w is expected AM
Mr. Crown would arrive In At anta ;
:re:n hi- home iti Marietta, i". miles;
away. Mr. Brown, however, came 10
Atlanta by train so the band pl iy.-d '
uel, tue-: in vain. The crowds gath- J
ered at the ataaa capitol building. \
where ihe reeeaaoataM were to i?- baas'
.ind bii/zcd expectantly, but n<- otic
seemed to know where Joe'' Drown
ShorMy before time for th" inaugu?
ration a group of four mer, was s'ght
ed aaSS the capitcl. strolling leisurely I
uiub r a i id : i ntng with hi it * ell
al?-.\r ninety one of these men ?ni ]
the guitissai esset clad in a light smt ]
of Prince All" rt cut and of Georgia
manufn. lure. I!" carried an umbrella ,
under hi - aim and s? small p?.]ht i>ar- ?
cel. ap|?arcnlly the manuscript < f h:*
inaugural address.
Meeting of Enemies.
Mr BffB*ni ouieklv passe i into the ?
captt-1 bi.iidirg and there in Hie gov
?mors roc.pt ion room sat- met by
Hoke Smith, the ntiring governor. 1
?-i Litter (UPmv. When Governor ,
Smi h t<ok < Mat bis first pel Was to
re^1.\. f: .111 ? !! ' :? .I"" Hpl * tl. I ll",l
a ;.i?e railroad comm.-.- :- n< r
Brv-ew's campaign against Sm.th a
vear bsbi aad fcs vb-tr>ry was a |?lttl
r.vl sensation
.\? the two f . t.dvy the retiring
r. n< ? 'id '.<?d nmnnag Mr
JtmWtf, gcv.-rn. r" was the r. ;.'
r-f IN. if. - -ning . x- . ?Itivo Then they ;
sh ?V hand?
(', vrrtier Prown's ad.lrew? was br'ef
At Its eon. lusi' n Governor Smith
hstid"d G.irrn>r prowa He- seal of;
? be ^taie ?f Gc-.jrgia and th<- cere
ntMiy wa ci s?BSSSl . j
S-n th No Effusive.
<;. ' ' r-i..r M . "h Ik ?? le h^' <i
???I rrvi-r lb' ?eil He did Be* -hake
hand-; or . ffer an- ;.abrh- ronzratoM '
Hons to hi< --eccscr.
t reception In tbf ggSjK)g| follo?e?l
and Mstf ?Alvern? t Bf4 ?? and Ms
familv took .lie train to Marietta
\nt wcefc thct ws.rlS take np isetr
rc^inVwec in the ?rw. rn..r - man..k?t
Cot er wer SsaHh s las* cwVial *ct S*>
day wa? the tlgMlng of 11 nar*>wi? '
Th? ^ ?.-t free in. lud-tl m;r*fi r
thre^ r<ers*-?- ctBThrted of violat
newport nw
Murderer Wanted lo Leave JruM
Id Li Ling's Restaurant, But
Li Said "No."
Examination of Corpse Showed That
There Was Evidence of Congestion
of Lungs That Always Goes With
Death By Asphyxiation?Chu Gam
Has Sorrows Enough Now.
(By isaoctated press i
NEW YORK, Jane *?> The Hew
York police coafirased today the aew
phaae of the Sigel murder case
Brought to ?gli! in Newark. N. .1 . that
l>i)ti Ling aal in Newark early In
tin- afternoon of the day of 'he murder
with a heavy < val topped, trunk like;
the one in which the body was found
on Iiis hands and had a pressing
anxiety to leave the trunk in the New
.irk restaurant of Li Sing, but pr?dem
Li SiBB would net hear of having the
tra&k dumped oa him
Mysteiy Somewhat Cleared Up.
The mystery ot just how Elsie Sige|
was Kinwarn reared up lo some
t-Mi nt with the announcement of the'
results of the coroner's autopsy. Mp? i
pert lac in a wavy, the belief of the:
|K>lice that the murder was not pre- j
meditated, but commiittd OB the ranir
?? vhe moment by the jealous, cffBBpi
Chinaman. ThoaaaB llanlon. if the
coroner's office, said loBfjM I hat there
had Ikcii founi' no ruptured blood
vessel* which always nccompan..'.. j
. tranu'iilal icn. bat there was evidence'
of congest ion of the lung:; such as
always gc.es with afeStB by asphyxia- !
tion. The analysis of the contents et |
the stomach Is not yet complete and.
on account Of the advauccj stage of
decora pu si lioa in which the t>ody was
found. It has presented many difTcul
Can't Confirm Marriage Story.
There is absolutely no confirmation ?
if the Statement made to the pottos 1
bp a friend of the Steel family that j
Ki n- ever married Cha OaJw, leMM
Ling's rival, who is held under bond
a.-: a material witness.
Chu Gain protested that has has mat
rows enough without being made out
a widower.
The district attorney's office today
had t:tig Kung. an Knglish shaking
CBseauanra their up for a little <iuiz on
.the Chinese Ti tigs and their iiosshlo at- ?
filiatic as with the case ting Kung
tcli! the authorities that nothing was
known in Chinatown to connect 1.0011,
with neither of the Tongs and thatj
apart frt.m hits membership in the
Chinese Ma-ons f w hich the Masons j
deny) the only < thcr so. iefy to willed
he le-b-ncod was (he Four itrothers.j
wtV'h etnhrace-l all the descendant-; |
of Kour Fabled Memi-toxls who livid
in the clo'idy days before even i'h tv c
!.'-'<;?>? iMgan. atul who gat here-1 for
BOtMsaj more violcat than to vaunt
their ?1< s( ent.
Norwegian Institution Declines to Ac?
cept Bequest Made In Will of
Mrs. Gunncss.
(lt> As m d Pre*?.)
IBBBB of o'ght months digguig was re
sunn t< day on the Gunncss farm in
oraler to ewMss psektrsude sa to whetn
er bodies ..f any more victims ?.l Hie
: rch rrurderes* are in the pitvate
bur::I gT< und from which ,,ti have
BMsBwf been BJBBB No snct-esa at-'
tond.-d the efforts.
HetBjnMB brother of aBsJhaw IL 1
If |oii:. <he la?t known v'.-ti? ?f J|r>
Gut::'-- Vr- I ..- ? a. - ister of
Mr- t.i;i)t:?v? -, ei xtto'nev Kay. o'
' hii.i;-" he.e o.r 'be t;:al n< \l h .' k
<: 'he *?>. ?f the Audr. v. II Igelet n.
ag.-?n-t W' jrlew Kord < vocnl. r of the
<viH of Mt< Gun-ie; f..r 'h< rccowry
'f the $;.:hhi whi-h Mr BMaMBBB ?*
allege*! to have oftiatii d from the
South IVtkoti ranihm?n before >.br
murder. <l hm
?' sh b 'tlnc .-fused a heewM
node in the *<e?an'? will mm. the
gren. l 'hit it . h!o?x] m? nty
Firat Bale at Shccphced.
fpr Associated Prosa?
."IIKl.Tliaii \ \\ \ Y June J.
The fir?t sab ol :h- o?r was held to?
day at Kb*i nhtad Bay when the kors
h I' nglng to JanK ? R K'-ereft ||
Whfncv aad ethers were en+d at awe
lion Ttv ktar of the sale, the f"b? at
in -Win? Hirdrun. ?a- kanrli. d
d ?n to fe-onc- Corn.II for f.' aH
A toon - other *ab-? wer Cownt) Pair
.eh. g ~. bj llambarz M tweets, Mkaa
A M Marrroa ?lj.eee
?YS. VA., SUNDAY, el!
Heavy Judgement Aganst Stock Trad?
ers Exchange Under Missouri's
New Las*.
(My Associated Press.)
Jury in tke rirciiii Court hoiv retu ra?
ni a verdict btshaj for iitnmn in favor
of UM COOpenUIvs IJvc Stock Coin
mission Company, which Is hacked by
severe] stock growers In Um w??t aa*
Southwest, agaiiet thirtisn inointiers
'of ih" Traders' Live stock Exchange
j ' The Bell was brouged glider the an
tltreat get, aaaslng a penalty for or
gaalsiusj pools < r < < sMBdssions. The
law says the trial Judge tuest triple
the Jury's verdict and stake the pro?
duct the Judgment against the do
For thai reason the Judgment Ii f.>r
n It is the tirat In this coun?
try uuder the la?
Sentry, Though Wounded, Kills an
I Hv Assoeia'ed Press I
A* Fnt Ittlev n-.it hafe today twi
militari renvicts, AtignsihT'Care; and
Harrj !l JcfTorb s atnuihcd a sentry
and it: th. s:i :tg '. ?1 afc cti.-'i. i| .!? I
fr.es was shot tino -ght th<- stomach
an.i fatalli woaaded ?nd the sentry
was s'-ri- aaly Woand. d.
j'-fT* rtea <!i i late of his wound".
Th'- wounded sentry is Abraham C!rata?
les' Can y escaped hut was ciptureti.
The troop K. Seven cavalry. The men
were working in the quarry and at?
tacked the sentry in au attempt to
A. C. L. to Connect With N. A W
From Winston to Wadesboro.
(Ity Altailand i*reas )
WILMINGTON. N. C. June 26.?A
now railroad line extending front
Winston. N. C. to V.'adosbori.. N. C.
a distaSKH of M BsfJaa will be built as
i result of arrangements Just com?
plete! by the Norf, k A. W. stern and
Atlantic Coast f hta This will give
;? direct line from the West Virginia
coal Saldi to Wilmington. Charle item
and Columbia. S. C. Conatructiun bl Is
will bi* asked for it once anil Hie
read will be coinpj^ted^it kw sold,
within eighteen months^*'
Secretary MacVeagh Favors Two
Cents Tax on All.
(It* Associated Press )
S'cn tary MacVeagh today declared
liiiiis.li strongly in favor at h gi.-la
lion making i In- internal r- venue tax
on ob oinargsrine two cents a pound
colored er unoolurid. as against the
present rale of one quarter of a cent
a |kvjim1 on uncolorod and two cents
a ixniiid 'on colored.
Tie secretary will not howevi r.
urge his vo ws nion Congress Ix-lore
the next r-gutar session, beginning in
DbCf mis r.
His o: ji-c; is lo prevent the sab- ot
ob-omaigariiie ;ts f?utur.
Wrigtbs Will Make Preliminary Flight
The ttarling aw iratua of tin Wnght
I aeroplane was today ret up at the
|onrth.m Ind of the Fort Myer drill
! Orvill- W*r -;ht late today dorian d
' positively that there would be bo
I lli:r!it Ih fore M- tiday afternoon and
jthit he wounl not make Ifta first prc
llmif ry flight alsive four or flv mlb s
an hour.
Shattuck Makes Perfect Score.
(By Associated Press.)
CHICAGO, ll.ljt. June ?F. Shat
tiic's. of c. luuilii,-. won Ihe Grand
'. I,. .... hud. ip shi?'t tislay when
the t e of vcderd.iy was -hot ;iff by
the four she m.nle i-pral htch < ore?
s' ..- sh. t- sere used ii de< idine
the lie Shatturk making a |? rfee'
Negroct Want White Mi" Appointed
iBv ,"?s. ori?l<d Pres??.
W vmiNCToV 'i C. June J*.?
T . , . ; K <h< pi-ard of IBir
loim. N C. and Dr J. K I v-liirrer.
?4 <ire? a*b? r? . N. <'. today ask?"n
PliatMi lit Taft to stypotat as sahst?
ter to CMftft a Southern white nvtn
whoso n;n<' Owy declined at nia?'
ruM?c Th? ITcMml took the re
. mil'n-|p;!< a under ronr-OV rattom.
Miss Hotchk*ts Tennis CNarwro'v
<lt> \'?oefatcd Presal
PHII.viir ! P??l\. PR . Iiitw *??
\t v. II?.el Hctrhsi's. of Cvllfo not
ft?v s.Hortaleg PlSJBB 1
M U VOBK. less- ? John Coe
"tine ffwasrrlv peBBshRjl of the
X.-. w.i, >nd s'x|e|i ktii'.i
??' i ... im.i ?* in I.
rity today
UNg 27. 1909.
New Light Upon Maryland Murder
Case Oscredits Suicide's
Letter to Wife in Which Fugitive Said
He Would "Pull Down the Shades"
Makes Profound Impression, in Spite
of Indications That He Was Writ.ng
Lies in Face of Death.
(My Associated Press).
ST MICHA I" LS. Ml?. .Inn. tm\
leit-taje shall* of tight com nun d '"?
day to lilicr in BfaM tin ttSgOef of
Mm mm I* mmtp?e? i1 Bt mi C.k.
a- mm Hinlcd] sh/rlas a the attHTy are
pickeii u|i one bj (Ui the) t? t><i more
and tuori to BkSBtsetS the cla in ad?
vanced by Rob n hjsstasM thai it was
a woman uud not hi BTbfl I.'lied KLtli
May Wi .fill.
'1 mla: thej jewi ia ?vorn by the wo?
man at tin time f lo r dLtapp HtM
Mrs found in a pawn shop in Itil'i
I more, placid tin re last Tuesday by
la man who unswcicd the description1
? I Fast man The man secured f.'im
on 'he rlaga and au Oriental brooch.'
[Two hundred dollurs which Mrs.
WongfU had .ti her possession win n
labe left her loster tatin r * BSBA1 last
I week is missing. Kastman rc|?aid a
loan last week of $2(10 and when he
returnid In re from llaltiiivir? on
I'uiMlay night he seemed plentifully
I l\ piled with lliotn v.
Mrs. Eastman Arrives.
Mrs. K?st man arrive | at Has I m. ten
miles from In re. I.y train tonight from
.\ v. y. rk but did- uol attempt to
come over to St Michael;* |t b id
been planned thrtf the burial of East?
man's body should take place late to
BlgM In neaih the scrubby pin-s of h's
<iwn farm near the unfinished bunga?
low ?Bare Mrs. W.odill met her
death, t-tit the non-arrival of Mrs.
Kastman caused a i*.Nt|smenient until
tomorrow Tin- authorities alito want
to ronimunicate with District Attorney
Jerome, at New York, regarding the
reward offered by the State of Now
York for Kastman's arrest on larceny
ci.arg- s.
The final in<|iu-st will be held to?
morrow afternoon.
No churchyard of the Has!' rn Shore
will i pen ,ts gates for K?stln.?' ;
l<ody. '?upi-rstitlouM negroes of the
community refused to dig his grave.
Two white ksheren finally were In
d'tced toda;. to undertake th* task.
Mts Kastman has serun-d a local
alt?. !>. v te BMBj after her Inter, st.t
in her buslmnd's property and any
ftheravav he , in assist her
Woman Demands Body.
Ther punntsitl for a time today to
Ik- i fight r r the h-gal custody >'l
mmt man's body Ar S. Roscntlial. M
New Yotk. an attorney who represent?
ed L.i-'iii.it' when In- w.is ch.irg'd
with craiid larn ny and who s.-cur d
for BBB the ha.I which he forfeited
I.y fl.gh'. arrive.} n;on the scene and
acting for Mrs. Ida S. rVkstde. of
BJgaj York, on .f the suriti.s who
lost h-avilv fry the forfeiture of the
l?ond demanded the custody of the
body m ord?-r that he might make de
llrcry of it to the V w York suthrl
Bea bj whom a reward of ?! ha !
b?- n ' ffcr- d. Tin local authorities
deelimd to up tin- IkmIv
Eastman's Letter to His Wife.
Th< btter of the suicldi . In which
h? gav to tits m if. his v. re.in < f 'he
killing of Mrs Woodlll by a t. a)ou
? man. was in.'do public 'oday sn-f
. impf* e.t many who i 'ad Its
? .etantial aer- tint of th. tragedy
for which the writ'r claimed h. BBB
in r o way rcsponsibl . Th- !? I'? r f< I
"Take fbs wic.n?-r and go at otic
to M< Hom.-l Taf ??t cocntr. Md . and
claim n?y b<dy and all my pepertv.
T ,. :.r..;-r i eiMC' <f ": Jl '" "f
land, and ?% *>-inraloe lb. r- I? it o
.. ?: . ? ' -.ti Iis? i sab and ?*"?
'.. rt BJsj wboP thing Into rash I don't
owe a swat, c*eot.Hne f. r the paint
.. ..! ? r . ???< v.l." h Sh.inalian at: I
\? rl~' ' n. eg Katd/a. will he glsd to
pit tar**, as it is ant Nrokra. twst ?
H was i' tp;* 4
Ma* -d .? Traeedy.
|BBj| I had no hand in the
rae d- Was there and nawovd th?
'vksVare after 'he other ten BBSBB i
Bed I 4M this for ae? arearrvstlen
an i am blunted The vkreiwi was sav
r?re?eial friend sod w- e-t? well
mated Hare oatt k?-wn her thr>e
weeks. We all. that as. two twee and
rCoet1nn?d oa Gr*h'l> Page )
*C0!S Ii
Killed by Train.
RICHMOND) V \ . Wilbur s c.oddm
H tin:. Wi l Main street, this city,
?rag klllxl mi UM Norfolk and Won
lorn railway near Wakcltcld ycster
duy. Just bow Im MM hin death
i ou|.I not tm learned, but It I? IBB"
posed bo fell from a train.
Half Dozen Iniured; Negro Probably
( By Associated Press )
RICHMOND, VA . Inno N Half u
dozen nun. all white, were seriously
but not fatally burned, and a negro
jumped ovcrlxmrd and probably
BrvB ned us a result of an explosion
of the tank on a BMattM BMIBfJB in
the river here iialay.
The while men. all Of whom suffer
ed scion ly are John II. Met/get.
Chart.-; A Mot/ger. Charles (yak
David Wilson. U A Weh her and WH
Lam Wrii-bt Thd launch caught BM
and was sunk
Young Couple in Rowboat Recued by
NORFOLK June 2fj exhausted
and drifting rapidly through
lower Chesapeake bay to sea
In a small skiff. MkM K. II. OooMby
and W Lives llayn.s both <if Rieh
im lid. were ri : cued shortly before
last midnight by the crew of the lug
Be,IIIh, Cipliln Clyde Rsiley. which.
mr$ M um ubm towing out mud ex j
oavations for the Maryland Dredging (
Company, now engaged in harbor
work at Norfolk
Tlu y were lifted afc.arrt the tug i
:.iul taken to Norfolk early this morn?
ing TiMy had put out from Wtllotigs ?
o? Ib ach l.it l nlBjM for a row. wore j
caught in heavy sens and a strong j
tide nnd found themselves unable to
make shore.
Their faint cries for help were!
barely heard by those on luiard the'
tug Sarah as the Litter passed.
Miss Qooktby fainted wheu safety
aboard the tug.
job still Incomplete
Senate Fails to Conclude Consider?
ation of tariff Bill
i i
Senator Beveridge Loaea Fight For
Reduction in Duty on Cash Regis
/ ters, but Saya He'll Try Again?Re-^
taliatory Measure.
(By Associated lYess.)
WASHINGTON. D. C. June 2?.?Al?
though ft divot.d almost eight hours
to tlnnuius iffort in that direction
the Senate today laihd to conclude
coiisiderati t: o! tin sein did's of
the tariff I? II, and when at a:ll
o clock an adjournment was reach, d
Iben acre still a number of import?
ant rates to hfl determined. The day
however, was full of aebievem? nt and
a uumbcr of provisions were disposed
Among tho m<?rc lmi>ortant qucs
tious which received attentiou wer':
j Agricultural implements, wood pulp.
c*-;h tog.stirs, lithographic platt-.',
lacs and ; a: n? Probably tlie
most sinking incident of the day was
the vot. mi Senator HcverLlgc's
amendment reducing from 30 per
o-nt ad vaiontn to 10 p. r cent ad
val. r. tu ti e duty on cash registers
Tbi- Indiana senator began bis ti :li<
for 'hi- i?du< tiou .v tm days ago and
was cnabh-d to force a vote oa it to?
day after comparatively little discus
sion. The vote resulted 31 ayes and
33 neos. I
Beveridge Wdl Try Again.
Stating that ait-r the vote was aa
Dornevd that several s< natcrs bad *?
lot in-d him < hal tb-y had voted
a^iins h.s motion under a mlsrenrr
j-.ntj ion Mi I; ?' rtoge s,i:.| he wou'd
renew the motion at a later date.
The wood pulp pr vision al.? < agaiu
rrc? lv? d attention and it was sui po*. ?!
that it bad b?-cn finally acted uie.n
.jut I S? a i or Clapp. taking ?-sception'
I Bjg retaliatory proetssoa of the'
aeh*woiv aa aasend-d -tated thai b< |
woubj make aa cB-rt to harr the
provision entirely . liminat d twforel
finsl action sh< nld -e taken up-m the'
'i ...n hi>' elm. nt - w-r- in lieu of j
all in i" s Sct.ai' change* in the|
I aeau Bal<. They were sBfiaW. med by I
. Sena tee Itrowa. of Nebraska, and pre]
J Od- for the free wa portal toe af see
Ichsnleally ground w od pulp eacept
I from ctaatrks which place ukamcltifl'
in the way of their i sport at son of
? nod pwip to Me I nit d 8tat> a. wheaj
apon pro lamslin ?t the President s
dity of 1 : cf owe cent, a pound 'j*
May hi -d.
Rctj I ta*t Or y ?wt#4wtMi'"w)>
R.tsliatx.B It- alien BTOOded M'?1'
cocatrl*-. es.irttag cktaaltal pear 1,
(CoaHnued oa Eighth Pngw)
Local showsrs Sunday ?od
onday, with little changs In
mperature. Varlabla winds,
BStly south.
Chief Contention of Georgia Rail?
way firemen Ruled Out
in Decision.
Protesting In Dissentina; Opinion, Rep?
resentative Hardwick Says Contin?
ued Experiment With Black Fire?
men Is Menace to Public Safety?
Derision Cautiously Worded. j
- w^ i
(By Associated Frees.)
ATLANTA. OA.. June 26?The
IGeogiu Railroad strlko arbitration
beard tonight decided against the
seniority of while (tremen over ne?
groes. The arbitrators, however,
placed a premium on indulgence
among firemen which, it Is believed,
will ultimately result iu the gradual
elimination of all except the most ex
pert n< gro ffrenien.
The arbitration Imnrd was composed
of Hillary A. Hcitjert, of Alabama,
r< prest nting the Georgia Railroad
Company; Rtprcsetitat.ve Thomas
Hardwick, of Georgia, representing
the Bremen, and Chancellor Davis C.
Barrow, of the Georgia University, aa
?Decision Worded Guardedly.
Their decision was w?wded guard?
edly and d.d not in any case deal dl
rectl) with the race probbtn. Their
most direct ri fen nee to the seniority
problem was In the words: "We find
against proposition C."
This pro|Kisition read: "All Stessen
wh< n hired shall be placed in freight
yards or hostling service and acnhaVi,
tatUte Qtemen :.UaU have, pridoreso*
of engines and runs.'*
The kward made the pay of negro
Steinen equal to that of whites. Tha
negroes have been receiving from
about 20 to SO cents r day less than
Files Dlsssnting Opinion.
Mr. Hardwick, in a dissenting opin?
ion, Kald: "In so far as the finding
permits the continued experiment of
negro firemen, I dissent twrause I be?
lieve from the evidence that such aa
experiment is a menace to the safety
of the public. In so far aa the finding
roqufns that when negroes are so em?
ployed they shall receive wages equal
to those paid white men. I concur, be.
lieving that seen retirement, by re?
moving the priii'- pal incentive to their
employment will result in the speedy
el mitiai ion of this cheaper labor and
a consequent improvement of tha
The arbitrators reached their de
eisten alter about three boara" con?
ference, inn it required a long time to
draw up I he agre? ment.
Conductors and Motormsn Abandon
Cars In Street and Practically
All Lines Are Tied Up.
fRy Associated press.)
PITTSBC KG PA., .lime ;7?Three
thousand men representing per
rent if the working force of the
Pin. burg Railway d unsny. decide*
W.-t night to go cn strike at Sea
ocbxk ibis (Sundayt morning Ta?e
action followed a long conference Be?
tween the company officials and a sa?
lon committee.
At lam the conductors and motor
men of the local eoloa of th* Amalga?
mated Association of Street aad Elec?
tric companies began leaving their
cars. Several cars were left n
downtown streets, deserved ay
cn ws. By ? n'rkek that morning the
men say wet a ear hi Greater Prue
bnrg wdl he operating
The grlevaaees of men included
?? ? <: dtsi rtminattort sgsimct i
? 'all .Men of
aar haras
Mann Scores T?rke- Again.
KlfilM'isn VA. luae 2* -Judge
Mann is hi* *4?>eeh at Ma?hewj
t .Mirihon-c today, scored *?r Tuck?
er very sswwrelv for what I
fahsers In slat lag his record aa a i
ber of the Senate
?6 ?se*v
W!l Bl'RTON. OKt-A
foh of f asasked saea
. ? Begin kaowa as
?tar and Ivacfted him The n**m na
Thursday shot aad kin-d Alnwrt Tara
ev. a
tempted to arrest

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