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only newspaper published Newport News that receive! full news aarvtca of ine / dated Press. VOL. XV. NO. 101. LOCAL OPTION MAN WINS GREAT RAGE Alabama Democrats Name O'Neal for Governor to Lead State 1 icket. LARGEST BALLOT FOR MANY YEARS IS CAST Returns Indicate the Defeat of Vic? tor's Opponent for Chief Executive by at Least Twenty Thousand Ma? jority?Only One Contested Con? gressional D strict. (By Assmiated Press.) MONTGOMERY. ALA.. May 2.? Unofficial returns indicate that Kni met A. O KeeJ, of Florence, and E. P. Thomas, of Eufatila. were nominated in the primary election today by the Democrats Lf Alabama, to be gover? nor and lieutenant-governor respect tively, of the state. O'Neal made the race on the local option platform. He was on# of the most active opponents to the state-wide prohibition amendment in the recent campaign. H. S. D. Mal? ory was a supporter of the amend? ment. It is accepted as certain that the prohibition laws of the state will be modified. The anti-amendment candidates on the state ticket appear to have made a clean sweep. Not in recent years has there been such a large ballot and definite re? turns may not be received until to? morrow. Enough is known, however, to warrant the assertkn that O'Neal's majority over H. S. Mallory, of Sel? ms, will not run lower than 20,000. Indications are that Thomas deieated his opponent. W. D. Seed, of Tusca loosa, by a majority even larger than that given O'Neal. Ticket Nominated. Early returns indicate the nomina? tions of the following: Cyrus B. Brown, for secretary of state: C. B. Smith, for state auditor: R. C. Brick ell, for attorney general; Henry J. Willin^haro, for superintendent of ed? ucation: Reuben F. Kelb, ft r com? missioner of agriculture; t. B. Dow dell, for chief Justice of the Supreme Court, and John H. Bankhead, for United States senate. Yet in Doubt. The contest for railroad commis? sioner and state treasurer is in d ubt. l-ics.n McCord is nominated undoubted? ly with the second place between Max Hamburger, Frank Julian and S. P. Kennedy. For treasurer. John Puri foy ap|M?ars to be in the lead with Wilkinson running strong. The race in the Fifth congressional district, the only c nte.sted district in the state, seems to have been won pa Congressman J. Thomas Heflin. over his opponent. Judge A. JJ. Driver, who hao |K)lIed a heavy vote. PRONOUNCED DEAD. Burial o* Youna Lady Ends Harrison burg Mystery. HARRISONS! lit;. VA. May 2.? Miss Priscilia Knngler. 17 years old. who fell info a supposed trance at 10 o'clock last Wednesday night, was pronounced dead Mafurday by two mediral experts and Sunday morning with her burial in the quirt little country rhurrh yard at Pleasant Grove. Rockingham county. Harrison burg's mystery and sensation came (o an end. Miss Koogler. who was a suffer from nervous, disorders became sud? denly ill Wednesday afternoon. A physician's examination disclosed the fart that save for nervousness, her condition was absolutely normal. As the doctors worked over her her father, who was watching, suddenly exclaimed: "Doctor. 1 believe my caughter is passing away." Instantly Miss Koogler fe.. hack, her eyes rolled horribly, and in an "?hrr .n-isir ?;i signs of life bad vanished. GRANITE PLANTS SOLO. North Carolina Property ?? B<d in at Court Sale. (Hy Assnrlstsd Prem > ASHBV'U.B. X C. May 2 I nder sn ? rder issued bv the Failed Slates ( r. uit C art a month asm the prop erttes of the Rssnn Granite Com? pany were sold ?t the receiver ? sale ? I Salisbury todav The su ?essftsf bidder was Charlr? Harri*, of Dltiv horo. ?ho offered Ifii.mw The purr hare in~l tded the pl?nf? 'f the Kwsrn Granl'e Companv i; ,. ? qaarrr. Rnwan counts, the Stacy crushing plant, at St?ry the Amer ran Stone Company, at Granite, the Bslfmtr fink f;rsmte qnatries: the fWinn Mountain r;ranile f onrpaar 'he Blair Gtsnlte Company, and ?erer?I bandred acres of vatnable granite HUSBAND AND WiFE HAVE WAR?FW?RDS ON STREET Oscar B. Tinker and Mrs. Tinker Ar? rested on Washington Avenue. Oscar B. Tinker, an officer on a aailiug vessel now in itort. and his wife. Lot tit M. Tinker, were arrest ed last light at Washington avenue and Thirty-thirJ street by Patrolman Chewning and linked up at the sta? tion house, the former on a charge Of disorderly conduct ami the lauer on a charge of being not of good fame. According to the police the pair had a war of words aiong West avenue and Thirty-third street. B is said tlat the husband cursed the woman at the top of his voice and that he roused the neighborhood. Tinker claims that he found his vife'and another man together on the Casino and that the was the cause of the trouble After an argument lie walked away from the woman, but she followed him and he tried to drive Per away by cursing her and threaten ing to kill her, it is said. Cooper's Trial Set. (By Associated Press.) NASHVILLE. TKNV May 2.?The trial of Kobin J. Cooper, charged with the murder of former United States Senator E. W. earmark, m this city, November y. IMS, was to? day set for Jene 21. Young Cooper was CCBVictal in the Criminal Court and the case was recently reversed by the Supreme Court. Postmasters Confirmee. fBp Associated Press.) WASHINGTON. I). C May 2 ?The senate today confirmed the nomina? tions Of the following Southern post? master.: Dewitt C Cole, Marietta. Ga.; Her vey D. Bush, Covington, Ga.; J shua P. .Icsstip, Hertford, N. C, and Wil? liam M. Currier. Marion, N. C. DIES BY MM HAND Richmond Lady Shoots Hus? band and Kills Self. IS DISTRACTED BY ILLNESS While Machmest Webb is Dressing for Church Before Mirror and Children at Sunday School, Wife Opens Fire on Him. RICHMOND, VA.. May 2.?Distract id by a malignant illness, from which she had been suffering for several years. Mrs. lola Wthb shot her hus? band, painfully, though not seriously, wounding him. then turned a ..12 calibre revolver upon herself with fatal effects. The tragedy took place yesterday morning about 9:3? o*e!ock at the home of the r mple. No. 222? liainbridge street. Washington ward. The woman selected her twenty eighth birthday for the crime. Mr. Weiib and his wife were rushed lo ihe Memorial hospital, where he I roic efforts were made to save the woman's life. Her father. Mr. Wil? liam E. Starke, of No. 1427 Hull street, submitted to a transfusion of blood from his b:>dy to revive a spark of life in his daughter, but this prov? ed useless. She died last night about D o'clock. Her wound was in the abdomen, and caused internal hemor? rhages. Husband Will Recover. The wound of the husband is in :hc n?ck. He was o|?cratcd noon and the bullet removed through the mouth. He will recover, it is said. The sh-witing took place while Mr. Webb was preparing to go to church. He was arranging his clothing when his wife entered the room, and be? fore he was aware of her motive, heard a report of the revolver and felt a stinging pain in his neck. He rushed Into the street, calling for help. "My wife has shot me.' he scrcsm ed. "Go to her oulck! I know she will kill herself!" A friend wss |>assing a: the time, and seeing the condition of the man. ;>ut him in a buggy and rushed him to the oftVr of Dr. Loving who or lered 'he man transferred immediate ly to the hospital. Found Her Dying. Neighbors, in the meantime had rushed into the little home and loon.I Mrs. Webb moaning up.* ihr fLwr of the hark stoop There was no e?i den.-e of a wound She celled time snd again for chloroform, but would renali no one to touch her. The rnwpte nave two children. Wil lie Webb aa-cd nfee yeers. and i-eonie Webb aged five years. At the ime of ihe shooting the children were at Sun 1st school, and were sot told of the tragedy until Monday. Only recently had Mr and Mrs. Webb moved Into ibelr home In Tteln bridge stree' He reeeailr rwfnrwed bj the So?nhs?oc from RlueAeid. W V? ?her. hr wrr.! for the hrnrlV of his wife. Me in employed es a ma rbmkft In the shops of the Southern rallwav Mrs. Webb w?, widely hnowa aed nkv\ por: JOLTING BLOW IS DEALT TO TRUSTS Federal Supreme Court Holdsj up Hands of Fighters In State Cases. STANDARD OIL COMPANY JOUSTED FROM TENNESSEE: in Handing Down Decisions the Htgh| Tribunal Disband Huge Lumbe-" Combine Dooi*g Business in Missis? sippi and Louisiana?Corporations! Lose All Their Contentions. (Ry Associated Pr'is*. t I WASHINGTON, l?. C. May I The hand.- ot the states ttt iheir light I against "trusts" were upheld today > by the Supreme Court ot the t inted I States with telling cllcc i The association of Retail Lumberj I'eah.s in Mississippi aad Louisiana, v. as disbanded by affirmance of the| decree ot the Supreme Court of Mis sissippi. the Standard Oil Company ol K?ntucky, was ousttd irotn Tennessee by the approval of the decree of the Supreme Court of Tennessee. Iloth. the state courts had held they vio ! iatrd the anti trust act of the re I affective states. Against Lumber Dealera. Justice Lurtoit announced the opin? ion of the court in (he Mississippi ease. It was his first utterance from the Supreme Court bench, on the ' trust" ipiestioii. He said the mem? bers of the association had obligated themselves not to deal with any manufacturer or wholesaler in lum? ber, who sold to consumers in lho i localities in which they conducted business sufficiently large to meet the demands of the public. He accepted the findings of the state courts and Jeclared that it is an illegal combina tion and conspiracy under the Mis-j tissippie statute. Standard Oil Case The proceedings in the Standard! Oil case were begun In l'JOT, untler| the Tennessee antitrust act. The charge against the Standard originated out ot a transaction at Gal tat t ii. Tenn. The Standard >>f .ventucky. had oil stored in tanks in Tennessee, from 'vhich it procured a aanjadv to serve merchants throughout various sec? tions of the state. The fcvansviile ON Company, of Evatisville. Ind.. sent a salesman to Uallatin to sell oil. Ml is alleged the salesman offered give the merchants ten gallons of oil I per barrell to countermand their pur chase orders with the Kvansville 0B| Company, four of thern accepted. Ousting Decree. The Standard and two of its aajaMaj were Indicted under the state anti trust ad. One of the agents was con? victed, but the Standard ? s< ap? d pun? ishment on the ground that it could I not be fined under the act. but could | only be ousted. Ouster proceedings were then be gt.n against it. the charges being based on the Callatin transaction. The state courts issued an outsing decree from which an apiwal was tak ?n to the Supreme Court of the Cni* < d States. Justice Holme? announced the opin? ion of the court. All the contentions; ot the com|>any were dis|>osed of fav? orably to the state. STEAMER ROLAND WILL FLOAT THIS MORNING Vessel Ashore off North Car? olina Coaot Not in Any Danger. Ty Aasoctat<d rtess.) XORPOtJt. VA May 2 ?Reports r< reived h<-re tonight indicate that the Ctdiio steamship Roland, ashore oa the .North Carr.lina oast n?-ar Cnrrituck. fifty miles s nth of Cape Henry, siii be floated tomorrow mom. lag at high tide, which is timed for Z% o clock The last telejrxiea to r?>ach X??rlolk from r;4iT?tnck said that the M. n rt a Chspssaa Wr.-k In? Company's t'tc R?-*<ne had suc? ceed <-d it, atovina th? steamer slight ly. aad had g MM anchors oat aad it wis probable the ship would b. Hosted as sona as the tide mee s f Sciewfly At the time the aaeaaaaje sent I lure was a light fo?, and aa east wind of only eight mile* re loHty. The Roland, captain Meyer, from 11V v stnss. for Hreriwii. wtth a care* ' cotton went rshore la a e>nse f 'K m!J?- north of the C SI llama* re savins ?latlon Hutday nicht l^fe aaaaj went t?, lb- assistance of Baj tw at daybreak; y.titrrday asorntng. it a* Ih* ?htj> was in a dsaewr sad ?? weather ?ot rm\ as *n warraai '* l-srtfig Captain Mey?r and h "w ?X ewted to reasaMj ea r NEWS. VA.. Tl KM) . i ? IFARMER FAILS DEAD WHILE GOING 10 MILL ; Horte Arrives at Pet: mac Mills and Driver ie Musing? Search Re? sults in Finding Dead Body. <Hy Associated Press! MONTCKOSS. VA . May I I). in i ual .if an IlitelliM ct wHttfj lmr.se. drawing a wagon tilled with B*$? tt eorn. but carrying SO driver, in limit of the'grist mill In 'he hainl. t of I'o tOJsUM M Iii?, near bet*, Saturday, led tiie tu II. r and h*s men t make an investigation which "suited in the ilMotrety of Okujtaia DtlUaai Anmiaie. a prominent farmer of We.-tmoicliind county, ?mii in Hit road some dis? tance away. Capta u Auadele hoi left his home to t ke the corn to the null and it is -hi ; < -? .! he was Mixed with au at? tack of heart trouble i which he was si bject He had fallen from his .-. at on the wagon and the wheels of the vehicle passed over his body. The horse continued on its way to the mill, to wn;ch place it had been ac? customed to going ccasionally. and ils arrival there without its owner re? sulted in the search. NORFOLK S SOUTHERN NO V IN NEW HANDS Railroad Assumes Another Name and Corporation ts Chartered. (fly Associated Press.y RICH MON'D, VA . May 2 ?All of the line... c<|ui|miciii and other prop , erty of the Norfolk Southern Kall ; way Company, whl< h was recently s Id under a Judgment of the Patted States circuit Court, today passed in? to the hands of a aea corporation, known as the Norfolk Southern Kail road Compiny. A charter for the new company was issued by the State Corporation Com? mission today. Under the charter, which is made perpetual, mortgage l>cnds may be Is? sued not to i.xceeu tl2.0ort.tHH>. All the stock is common, and no part of the stock is allowed to be issued without the consent of stockholders in jkis ' session of BO( 1. >s than three-fot:rth? of the stock This action terminates a hing Fe rii's of hgal proceedings, involving I the f Teclo.-urc of a mortgage on the propei ty, compiling many miles of road in nffgaahl and in North Caro? lina. M IK NOT SO MUCH CAUSE OF THE DISEASE Turherculosis Congress Takes Opposite View of Case to Many Scientists. fity aaaneataaa rv*** ) WASIflNOT? N. I). C. May 2?Milfc ,s r.*S|iruisi:<ii !??: f.-w < :'s. s of n<>n pulmonary tub.-rrnlosis. is the opin? ion of the nati nal association for the sttidx and p:- i-.f?n of t ibcrrup :-i>. n?w in session in this city. In a rcs olntic.n Bdr.pted tonight M was de rlar. J that apparently that s? fmdl per. . 'itage at am h cases, esp.-ci.illy tuberculosi* :b.- lymph nod?-s 1n children under five years of age ts due t inf. ? t <ei by tubrrcul. ba.-illi of bovine origin. This Is in direct opposition to tne view* held by many scientists and dorters who hn>- studied the d:.-<- sc and Its rans'-s The resolution, how? ever, was adopted without op|K..s,t:..Ti Patrtmrizat.f milk, but under ofHrial sitperv s'on. was recommend ed In thr resol itioa. Frurtein BOO directors of the as? sociation were elected, among .th.-m being Itr Th m;s t h?m~n. Augusta. Ga I?r I.e..-;, No.1.. New Orleans, and Or Wslt.-r Wyman. head of th. pob.ie health and marine hospital s?-r. vi^. To Pli mi. \plrrd terms, rsns.-d by death. r?.. .Ires-tors were rbrses. owe of whom ? i? r?r. John 1. Ihv ?*>m. Oiarle.t-.r S C -JEWELS TO PASTMASTERS. Interest eg Eve-t >n Masonic Order . h "TS o Fi f\ rror *-Isted Press ) RICH MONI? VA . May 2 - The im?l -ntrr. -- k . ?ent in the Ms?orn. circles, of Richmond la many years mi arnsl innirM when Ifewrlro tod-e prtss'Sten s^Wih IK- jewels to Ms PnealMa past wasters livtee la Ml rfty. The ? ? ? m.mma were form?i and irowoaaaT The event b saM to he the irrt of Ps krwd bt Wli hmnnd mm*i to be Wit hont ;?*?.' < : j>?Ih r<- Th. ?-t, reel ewstoas bj hi pcewewrt fa* jewels aa the oaV-er- r^tre. AY, MAY 3. KNOX STAYS FATAL BELCH OF CANNON lo Pftsblirg Speech Taft Lands Secretary of State for Coun? try's Safe Guidance. HIS TACI GIVES PEACE TO PERU AND BOLIVAR During Hn Addresi Before the Ameri? can Cluh at Grant Day Dinner the President Deals Largely With For? eign Affairs?Touches no the Unjust Killing of Groce and Cannon. (Ity Associated Prras ) PTTTSBURQ, PA.. May 2 Fro.u (lent TSfl elided Ins two tajta' slin in Pittsburg ?Ith a saaeek at the t; rant l>ay dinner of the Atiierlcus Club. tonigt. in whlrh he dealt Hlmost wholly with the foreign aflalrs ol the nation. The President paid a striking tribute to the secretary of stnte. Mr. Knox. who was araaeal He vigorously tiefende I ami Justltled the secretary's Nlcaragunn |K>lley. Itnyed those who invented the ' phrase "dollar diplomuey." with the I idea of bringing contempt to n ! policy In which he said the nation is vitally interested, and concluded I with the declaration that the records I of the state department, during the j first year of the present udmlnlslra tlon, was one to which he pointed i with the greatest pride I The President's speech aroused the , diners to a high pitch of elitbusi ! asm. Has Busy Day. Mr. Taft had an exceedingly busy day and was tired out when he re? tired on board his |irivate car tonight, preparatory to leaving at 2:3b a. in. tor Cincinnati, where he is due to ar? rive at 10:2.'> a. m. tomorrow. Count Von Bernstorf, the Herman amhasss dor at Washington, who was In the presidential party, throughout the day. left with the ^resident tonight for Cin< innati. The President's day began with a brief address lo the students of Um Pennsylvania State College for Wo men. where he told the young ladles that he wis sure they were prepar? ing themselves to take an im|>ortanf part in the life of the nation, whether they were allowed to vote or not. Be next spoke at the Founders Day exer? cises at Carnegie institute, where he declared that in the development of the aesthtis. this nation has much to learn from the older c mntrlcs of Europe. Aftir luncehon at the t'nircrsity Cash lame the ball game between the Pittsburg and Chicago teams. Haw lag his entire stay in Pitisburg. President Tan was surrounded by hundreds of |M)llcemen and plain ? 'mhos men. At the baseball game it seemed as if half the spectators were wearing blue coats and helmets. The President was the last speaker at the baii'im t. He was preceded hi Senator >v. K. Itorah. ? Idaho, who made an eloquent address on the life of (irant. Secretary Knox and Count Von Hcrnsiorf also were among the sj < sk< rs. Senator (ieorge T. Oliver, of Pennsylvania, was toast master. I"r< sutcnj, Taft dt cKreJ in his sd dress that: averted War. "NVvi_r before in the history of the country have our relations with Sotrh America and Cen'ral American re publics lieen more friendly than they are today. My tact and diplomatic guidance a war ncDseen Peru sad Itollvar ?vi averted1 and was due to the sensible and straightforward sug? gestions of our secretary of stale. The course of our state depart ment with respc' to certain small ? Mitral American states has been i subjected to criticism, whici io me. seems wholly unwarranted. Turbtt U-ncc and unstable conditions in Cen? tral America are a i>erennlsl rxcupa tion to the 1fi>anment of state. The great disturber of t?mrs! Am? ri< a in recent years has been Zelaya. the tyrannical and unprinci pal President of the He public of Ntc iractia Forced Zeiaya Out. ' It Is undoubtedly true that the at tiltide of the Cnited Slates toward Zolava so injured his prestige and I roujrht him so clearly lo the bar of 'h.- public opinion of the world as an letemstlonal criminal, that he ? as obliged to ab-tita'r and leave his I' lvtrnmi tit to a U:;or mar. I1 Is 1 >?;n d that the war between the fee tors Is now drawing to a close aad 'bat a far better government mav he establish* I which will hare a re? ward f?.r the intercut* of ft? fill sens as well a* those of friendly aa fions. i "just Kilting of Americans. The leaders of both fart ions. ?per time ntnrnt nf ? recoeni? n. as shall Intal low of elve a*> future rtb t an ' b while. pending 'he working out of the Nit ai agnun Kit nut ion. we have saved farther invasion of Amcr.cau rights MMl have indiret'tly accomplished tiic t'litnina'lon "of Zelaya and of Zelavaism. I think any one who will aiinl.visc tiio .?icaraguau ixiliey, v ill kcc that It has brought about Its exact and ju?t and beneficial oh Jetts. Includes Commerce. " I lie theory that the Heid of dlplo maey d its not Include. In any degree, lommeree and the Increase of trade relalions. is one to which Mr. Kno\ mil this administration do not sub? scribe. We believe It lo be of the utmost In portailce thai while our for t ign policy slioiilo not be turned a hair's breadth rrom the straight paid if Justice, it may be well made lo include active intervention lo secure tor our mcrcliHiiilisc aud our capital isis. opportunity for m ?0, ..' '. In vestuietil wlil.ii shall inure to the i In nefli of both countries conearoeil There la aothkag inconsistent is. he prouiotlon d peaceful relations . nn,l t!ie preaeoUoa of trade relations.'' MM. KEE?NlfSENOS. IN HIS ?NATION Commander of Field Artillery in Virginia Quits After Long Service. HICHMOND. VA.. April 2?Adjut? ant Ceneral Sale today received the resignation or Major Melville C Keel? ing, of Norfolk, commander of the Held artillery f the state. It will he formally accepted and Major Keeling will be placed on the retired list with the rank of lieutenant-colonel. The action follows fifty two years Of service in the Virginia militia, the four w ars ol Major Reeling's ?ervice in Ihe Confederate army counting as part ? f the period i.amed. DR. L P.?HNE KILLED Prominent Winchester Physi? cian's Auto Turns Turtle. NECK IS BROKEN IN CRASH Secretary of State Board of Health Meets Sudden Death While Answer? ing Call of Patient When Caught Under Machine. Pi srs neac iabb WIN'CHKSTKR. VA . May 2.-While .?spotidlng to a caii from a patien: .n this county in his automobile Sun? day night. Dr. Samuel 1?. Latai . one if the vounger physicians in the val? ley, was hurled under his machine, which went over an embankim tit in the darkness and instantly killed. His neck was broken. Leslie M. Drown, who was driving the machine, was badly hurt. Dr. Latanc was a member of a i rominent Virginia family, his fatner being the late ills hop Samuel H. Latane. of the Virginia diocese Pro? testant Kplsc i|>al chiin h. He was a graduate of the Diversities of Mary land and of Heidelberg. Germany. He was ."??> years of age and Is survived by a widow, who was Miss Klixtbcth Love, the daughter of Dr. William S. l>?vc. of Winchester. Brother-in-Law in Hampton. He was a brother-in-law of Dr. Wfl ton Ho|>e. of Hampton, and closely related to Congressman Flood. Rcpre sc ntafive .lames Ix-wis. of Kss.x conn ty. and Mrs. Richard K. Hyrd. Hr\ was born in Dt74. In 1891 he ! graduated from the t'niversity of Marvland. and for somr time was connected with llaltltnore hospitals, taking a prominent pert in the mcdl ? al faeuity of that city. He was clecti d to ihe Si He Hoard of Health when it was organised two years ago. and suhs?>iucntly was made seeretary of the hoard. Tuberculosis Fighter. On account of hin knowledge of tuberculosis and his acilvity in light? ing that disease he ?ss elect* \ .-hair man of the tuberculosis committee. His prinripal work done in ronuec lion with the board has beer. In plan nmg and carrying out tuberculosis campaigns. He took an active re? if r. s- in 'tie establishment of Ihe Caiawba Sanatorium and in his work is due largely the s:i< cess oi that In sHtutton . MB. STONE MANAGER. Aga.n Appointed by the Associated Press Directors. f Ry \-- it#d i -??? . a NHW YORK. Mat 2 At a laiWB of the b ard of dlreetrr? of rhe A>so cittej press held today at taw eaVes of the ?-velation ia UHa city, there a - iir.'.nt Vie. pr.Od? n's l.-hr -? ? ? v -. .in aid Dtres lor' Noyr?. Orbs. Widder. Bcntt. Nelsoc P.arr. Knapp. fTark Me Clat'-hy. Ranter and Wets*. Rv the nnanlawma vo?e of all the apsaebwrs pre?ent Mr Met rifle at Stone was re.>,nw.inteti general man sster. and C*?rl.* .* Wrbl. aaafaitaat THE WEATHER, irtly cloudy Tuesday, show and cooler at night or Wed lay; light to moderate var t winds Wednesday. GREATEST HlE FEAT MADE_BY MAN At Age of 72 E. P. Weston Ends 3,483 Mile Trip in New York. FROM LOS ANGELES TO MttROPOLIS ON FOOT Starting Fiom the Pacific Coast Feb? ruary I, the White Haired Cham? pion ?f the World Pedestrian Com? pletes His Journey in Seventy-seven Days?Awarded Belt. (Ily Associated Prrss > mW YORK, Msy 2. Cutting his way through a living mass of twen? ty thousand cheering people, hia while locks bared to the iirccsc and I.is shuttling feet keeping time to the strains of the tune of the "Star >p:tiiglcd Marnier." r'dward Payaon Weston. today h-ought to a triumph? ant end bis ocean to ocean walk. He ascended the steint of the city hall at 1:18 p. in., completing the con [Illental Journey of 3.ts:t miles In seventy sev? er walking days, a feat without paralcil In the annalj of |>ede?trtan ibin. The grizzle athlete was welcomed to his home city by Mayor tiaynor, wim presented him with a purse of $4t?n. Iiurritduy raised by a handful of his admirers In the last hours of his spectacular walk. This and the ad? miration* and applause of the thous? ands, who have followed his tramp since the day of its Inception at l.os Angeles, on February 1 last, is all the reward that comes to the intrepid septugena: Ian after bis two mouths and more of trudging through heat and cold across the continent. Receives Ovation. In the last stages of his walk from V,inkers, where be spent Sunday, Into New York. Weston wss the object of an ovatlua such as has rarely been accorded to any individual short of a victorious admiral or the colonel of a rough riders' regiment. From Seven t> Second street down. Boardwar from curb to curb, was black with moving thousands intent upon keep? ing sight of the white haired little man ambling along in his peculiar jerky gsit. As Weston finally turn? ed Into Ctiy Hall Park, black with thousands. Weston was visibly moved and it was with difficulty that he loond voice to thank the mayor for his words of greeting. Awarded Championship. "I wanted to show to the young? sters wtia1 an old athlete of 71 yeers could do." he said. Then, from the steps he thanked the crowd for Its ?'( b Hue and expressed himself well re|>ald by tehir ctidjVs for all his exer? tions. Ijcer in the mayor's private olliee he was priwen.ed with a gold ? hampionship belt by President P. T. Powers, of the Kastern Baseball league. .It is the famous six-day go ns \ o i i lease championship belt, won ty Dlneen and Cavanagh in 19"2 and P.m.'! i espi i ? iveiy. In welcoming Weston. Mayor Gar nor said: Welcomed by Mayor. "Mr. Weston. I am very happy to welcome you here and to express ap preciation for what you have done. People ought to do like yon and live as much a* lw.s.-ilblc In the oiwn air. If ihey did. many of tnem would, live to be ItHi years old." With the speech over, his honor and Weston had a cup of tea together in the mayor's private office and the mayor, who is an ardent walker, ex? tended an invitation for Wesion to ?Hit LIh country place or. Long Is? land. KENT IS CONFIRMED. Senate Acts On Norr inat.on of Recent Republican Candidate for Governor. fHy AmstitmiH Press ) WASHINGTON. l>. C. May t? The nomination of William P. Keat, of Virginia, to he I aited States coa snl. at Newichana. China, was coa firmed today by the senate. Mr. Kent was fee Republican candi? date for governor of Virginia dur ing the last campaign, having resign? ed his position as consul gnwral at Guatemala, in order to make the race. He was receatiy appointed consul at St Johns. N B but the berth was not pleasing to him and on r*pr? sentatio? of Republican loaders tm Virginia, the President withdraw the William II Robertson, of Vtraasta. also was coa armed to be cvwtesl ??ral at Caltao. Prrw. RROTE8T AOAINtT FIGHT New York ihts awrnth