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only ntwipaper published Newport News that recetvei full new* aervic* of in* / claUd Pres*. VOL XV. NO. HI. MAY CALL ?L TOSTOPTHL Promotor of Bout Scheduled For San Francisco Toddy Openly Defies Governor Gillet. WILL ASK INJUNCTION AGAINST THE OFFICERS Louis Blot Declares the Contest Shall Come Off Today as Advertised and the State's Chief Executive Says That it Shall Not?Orders Com? mander of Milit'a to Arena at the Appointed Hour. PROMOTER DECLARES FIGHT SHALL OCCUR. SAN FRANCISCO, CAL? June 17.?Louis Blot, promoter of the Kaufman-Langford fight, after a conference with attorneys tonight, announced that he would carry out th^ fight tomorrow as advertised and would petition for an in? junction restra ning District Attorney Fickert and the chief of police from interfering. "If Louis Blot does what he says he will do, I will call out the militia. That is the only course left," sa d Governor Gil lett when he was informed of the promoter's intention. tBy Associated Press) SAN FRANCISCO, CAL.June 17 ? "I stiil have an ace yet to hold. When I angMd and Kaufin:.n appear tomor. row in the ring, sitting in the .;ame box with District Attorney Fiekert ?nd Ch ef of I*olice Martin will be Adjutant General J. 'B. Lauck. com? mander of the State militia of Cali? fornia. 1 have the positive BmflBili thah^thoy i Fickert and Martini will not jiermit a tingle round tg be fought. Their prom ses were given to me iiersonaily. 1 believe and ex? pect they will be kept. The aWOBJ of piize Agritius in California has been sounded." The foregoing statement, made au night by Governor Charles X. Gil? let epitcmizes the latest sitttition ot the prize fight controversy that has pit: aged San Francisco into a crisis bearipg all the ggpahtg of a mmaturo civil war. Defies the Governor. Louis Blot, the ptomotcr of the fight, is in open insurrection against Ca'ifornia's governor. Openly delv? ing ihe governor, who hail ordered out two companies of militia to pre? vent the "rin-s contest" if citv offi? cers refused to act. Blot decUred he asgejM hold the Kaufman Umgiorn affair tomorrow, even though "an, army" were called on to block pro? ceedings. Oatensibiy. Blot stands alone, bi t until late today he bad at least the passive support of the district attor? ney and of the courts. At the elev? enth hour District Attornev Ficfc? rf and Chief of Police Martin pledted thf- r words to Attorney General Webb that they would pr' vent the fight Acting on th--ir assurance. (Jover nor Gillett held up his order railing ont the s'afe troops Still obdurate. Hiot persistr,; in nis declaration that the fight would bo h<Jd as scheduled snd unles;-. h'- re? tracts from his position, the outcome of h s rebellion will not b? determined * until tomorrow afternoon at Z or?vt. Pacifl'- time. when tbr fighters are ?ched-oKd to come together For a time 'today It appeared as though San Francisco wotld openly rebel against California. ' Blot, everyone else say?. cannot carry cut his d'-termination to over? ride lb- governor s author.ty and to all intent* and purposes the war is at an end Governor Prepared. G< \Titor trillei. however, is not entirely roe?In, < A that Bint atSy Bot attempt to ?o oa a rib the fight ami that there ma he re hitch hi the police preraolKwia b) pccxcn' th? (Mi te-t. he has .astm-trd Adjirtnat te-a enM lauck In be at the r.ngsMe pre pared for tnataat attioa. Despite the far* thai Tc* Richard posU'vely stated rarlv fnda, thit tn? John, on and Je#er?ea facht would he held in Ooldfleld. Nev. the aporting aaarM is aeooa* Itvred There is a gajaagf itncr ng ? -apirfon that i?r*" will ha the liaMParoaed owe of the ereata of the -tar was tb? denial of a petition made by JM fifTpev Geoersl P,ebb to Ruprrtor Judge Van Noatrawd for aa rapine ITSOLDIERS I PRIZE FIGHT I tion restraining the Kaufman -uui i.angford tight, not on fvtM is that it was the intention et PtOtJOWf . Wot to hold a pr.ae fight. but b? ' cause the "contest would be a puidu uiiisancc." Judge Declines Petition. I This iHtition was filed late ",i,v ! The petition admitted that tuvcssa ily no ataa coulii be made to eiijotn a comiii.ssiun of crime that was not I actual, hut only averred to be pern! iug I Judire Van Nostraud, in IgSdlSl I down his decision, declared the in- j jiiwti? u could not he granted as the ileti-miauls h:d not boon allowed .-ui ficient lime to piesent their case: that the issuance of an injuni t.ou would, i" effect, be an adjudication | of the matter and that, if the breach of the peace of the law contemplated in the complaint should take place, . the pellte uaVotl of the city and ? county would deal with the matter. j Following the court* decision, Gov I ernor Gillct directed Attorney Gcn ' eral Webb to make a filial effort to pt rsuade the ci*y officers to aid 'he state in preventing the fight. A con? ference between the attorney general and I'istiict Attorney Eicken hrouglit forth the ?nexpeeted announcement that the district attorney and tne chef of police, tegether would g-iar antee that tomorrow's contest would not be |ii I gritted]. His Ultimatum. While en route to the Oakland na? tion to hoard | >raiti for Sacramento, the ; overnor del.vered his parting Ul? timatum, as follows: ? "This means the end of prize Ilch? ing in this state, and by this, I mean I Log Angeles as w ell as San Francisco. .The two fights scheduled for the southern city will not he held. 1 have instituted the proper authorities I there to stop them. Pressur" wa: , brought to hear on me from MMM of people scattered all over tl coun I try and this alone was reasoi. enougn j for my interference. '"I am not worrying mucn now j about the big flaht, i am concentrat? ing my attention on preventing 'he Ka-ifuian-I^andford match. I am sat \ iafieid that the promoters of the lug fight have air ely decided to remove their match from this state. Tnat is all 1 ask o.r them." Steamer Red Rock Floated. BICHMOND, VA.. June 17.?Th<-! steamer Red Kock, from Nova Scotia. I for lumber, which went ashore at j Dutch Gaji last night, was boated to? day and came on up to Richmond,! ; ! radically uninjured. NOTIfiE SERVED BY T. B. Roosevelt Will Remain !Vum; for Awhile on Politics. WON'T HOLD INTERVIEW On Eve of H ? Arr.val Home, the For? mer President Authorizes Statc I ment Published and Says He Will; Not Speak for Two Months. KAISERIN Al'MSTA VICTORIA. Oy Marconi Wirelesn to 8IAS ON SETT. MASS.. June IT.?Fo m? r President Roosevelt, on the eve of his ai rival home, tonight gave out in, fotlcwing interview: "1 have been awav a year and a quarter While i enjoyed Africa mo t, I enjoyed Europe a very great dev. In fart, i fail to see how anyone could have had a more interesting or pIcasae'cT trip than t have hid "1 wirb to express my very deep appreciation of the more than e<"n erous cour!?->y and hoaoitajity w;!n which I was treated by the pe< pl? | and th? r-ib-r< ?f the eoontri through ?hrh | pa*M-d But of conrse I am very gled to er-t home "I appreciate deeply the h nullness of a multitude of friend* who ttsvc asked me to apr-k la different plar->?. and hope the; will , aderstand than It ht Simply a physical Impossibility | for me even to cona-der aceeptiagt more fhea owe ia s baednd ri i!i'?". invitations I ahail not speak for more than two month*, and then win , spr-vk grst st the >>hn Drown DM brstien in Kansas City, at the Cawy eaae Frontier gatherhsg, st ?kv roa? rer ration roagreaa ia S* P?ui sad j BOftstMy at one or two other pla'-ea. I ?.hall s-n r . thing whatever t'. a*y ia the immediate fjrure .about pn-i lie, a/id will bold so letTTtew araat rr?-r oe tae ra?).<r1 with anytw. and asvthlng perie rtlag to b*- re -n'-r view wr?h ate Jaat may appear raa he eafety set eow, at once a* Je m rest tea' NEWPORT Njj DEMOCRATIC RULf' ADOPTED BY HOUSE "Reform" Offered l?y Minority Loader Clark Receives Solid Rrpuhlicaii Support. ONLY ONE V?1E CAST A'JAINST THE VIEASURF Remarkable Spectacle is Presented in Lower Branch of Congress When the Body Alrrost Unanimously Juts Through What is Claimed to be ! Check on "Smothering" Legislation. <?ty Associated Pressi WASHINGTON, D. C, Ji:ne 17? The house of rcpreseiitaiivi B, wiu.ti has seen many days of discussion dur I lllg the present session over the qtn.". I tton of the rules of that body, today furnthid the remarkable spe tai l" of passing, with tiniy < be lone mem? ber voting in opposition, a sttongly worded ?'reform" rule, designed to ccrrect an accredited ItgLslaiHe Ab?* ?the "smoihe!ing' of legislation .n committee. Democrats. K< pulilieans and Insurgent.; joined naiids harmoii it tis'ly in adopting the rule Kepres? ntative K ? kor. Iicmitcr.it. of Missouri, was the lone iuomb< r bbg stood out a;. I list it. Ho assailed tbej new rule in rlSOMM s baV^pnagt) nntl was joined ill his denunciation by Representative Sims, DcUtOCH*1, of Tenm ?*ae. The latter, however, did not vote again.-.! it.-, adoption. Clark Fathers Rule. Reprcsentat ve t'hanip Clark, (he j minority leader, >. ppoited the rule! "as a uirward step in relorinin ; th ?: rules of the house." and asserted that I he himself was th-- author. Representatives Dalzcll, at Pennsyl? vania, and Representative Smith, ot Iowa, from the regular leaders, who supiw-tted it also as something which many < f tin- house demanded. Insurgents, jiKo M irdock, o. Kan? sas; F.sh, of New York, and .\orrl.?, of Nel.aska, advocated adoption ot the rules. The almost unanimous vote came 10 day after three <!.iys of separtt.- ef? fort by Danaotrats, Rep. bOeajbj e**l insurgents to frame a :ule which th?-y 'could s:;| i <>n in a contest on the floor of the house, which finally ended in -i j>o?c? fill settlement. Denounced by Sims. Denouncing the propos -d rule B vigorous lang ia^e, Mr. Sints, of T''n ness< c. |ioiind< d hs desk and shdut'-d to the insurgents avross the aisle: "Where are the fruits of yocr vlc to:>? Indians, show me your scalp? 1 want to see what you will get. 'Noth? ing.'' ho declared, in drtmati ? tones j ?"nothing." he repeated. Miaority Leader Clark challenged the statement that the Democrat* wore following iho Republican rc?;u I r.< or insurgents. The rule, he sud. had bccn brought forth by the Demo? crats. ? 1 Introduced this rule in this bouse tii\s-ti'," be said. "The only sun stantia! amendment lo it was m-Jdc by .Mr. L'nderwood. of Alabama.' Moral Influence. With the adoption of the rule, he sad thete wrould be very little need to invoke it bccinse it* nior?I in fluerce over ihr ??? mmitt'-e would prc vi nt th<- pigeon-holing of bills. "Th<- biisim -.- of th> house. no continued. "hcwi been more orderly since the H?th of Mar~h. when the speaker was removed from the ~om initi. e cn rules. If the rule does not work well, w' w !1 "hange it Mr. R-ickcr. cf Missouri, declared that he would not ?ec?pt such a prop? osition j,.s was offered, as it had tt< rtipport of the Ropcbltesns "If von nbould find the RepoWtem.? Veering toward b?-a\' n would yon re fnre to go that wavT" shouted Mr Stan'. . . <.' K- mm k ?. ..Hid -to laughter. "If I saw theta going that army I wonld d"?bt. like th. dvvll, n* tin w. -, g.. vs. to h- ret-r'- i Mr R : k- - GETS MAXIMUM PENALTY. Italian. C'.nv cted of Attempted Crirr. n*l Assault m Florida Given 20 Years. i |t? A??nriat?d Pre^ DKI.AND Fl .A . ?nne IT?Gegona Saya. the Italian am sled at 'trmond I an a aairrrw aai ape fro** Ivi.r 'be bands of a saoh iWS, VA- &VT UK PA j MUCH DAMRGE FROM RAIN? IN VIRGINIA Quarter Million Dollars Lots Report ed From Valley Section?South? ern Railroad Washed Up. Richmond, va., June it. -Damage to crops, bridges au.I other propeli> reenitiag (rtMf to treated rains throughout the Slat - within the past week or iwo will aggregate hun? dreds of thousand ot dollar*, accord in? 10 re|Hirts received from various quarters. A considerable part of this loss will fall upon Hie Vanuv section where il is stltaacd the loss will reach tully a quarter ol a million of dollars. Haitis in tn.it sec:ion wi'liin the past thirty-six hours have wrought great bgVOC, I ipQf lallT to the growing wheat and coin crops along the lowlnuds "l lie- Shouan doah river and its tributaries. Ibis river being reporud higher Hum at t ny time since the 1 *'d of iN7:t. The heavy dowppe'i w.o-L.d awav a quarter ol ? isjie of Um Boatbaw railway between Strasburg and Hai rl son barg, blocking traffic on that Mae for the greater part of Thurs? day. Today rgffStg ttoiu I hat see lion say that tratflc l as been rosuin ed. The washout occurr.d In the neighborhood of llroadway. Near 'Woodstock, where the Valley Light and Power Company is building its dans, some of the preliminary work has been washed away. In tic vicin? ity of Winchester great destruction to property and crops is reported. SENATE ADOPTS REPORT ON THE pOAD BILL Measure is Appioved in Upper Branch hy Vote of 50 to II. iity Aaaoefaied Proas. 1 WASIllNuTO}*, 1). C. June 17 ? The senate today placed Its nm?l su.n.p of approval1 on the adm.uisira tlcii railroad bill which had been IHiuliiig in one st:Ue or another al ir.o-t since ;be heginuing of the scb sicn. hy adopting the re|>ort of tne conference . idttee on that ojoas ute. The vote came at the close of a day devoted to a fragmentary discus ?li ? i ! the measure, and was w.thout especial tejture. The tejiort pr- vailed by a huge majority, the ayes being it had the Baal ;i. AH Of the nega? tive vot- ? wei r oast by Democrats, and .Senaters Chamberlain, Clery, Mc ?ategjr, fllMiaoai. Stone and Taylor united with the Kcp.ibliean-, in Bap part of the bill. . .lust botan the vote was taken, Sen? at, r Stone elic 'ed ? st?t< merit irom fjeaafc i BtUas ti the effect that no iigreeiiKtu had tuen entered into be? tween the Republican leaders and Democratic senators looking to the elimination of the capitalist it ?>u pro Visums ol the b 11. Calling lor a vot/? upon the oicstiou for the expressed ! rpos. ' i procuring the u.termcc of the senator from West Vnginia. Mr Stone mentioned tnc frequent re? ports to the effect that there had be> n such a bargain, and asked Mr. Elkii.s for an explicit statement on the subject. Mr Elkir:.; said he d d not try to answer ail the re|?o:U that were s?-t on foot hy the newspapers, hut that he could say irankly that no sucn per, eniet.t ? v r h id been nude. Tin metjin t.. strike out the capi? talisation feature eras made by a D?niocrat sTnd was support-d hy the rote* <>f all nut one of the senators." sdded Mr. Battles "After tint th ro ws no aereesitt fot a bargain and so far as 1 kt. >w there was ii"ti? DARING BURGLARIES SUMMIT!ED BY GIRLS Richmond Nee'i Children Are Charged W.?. Making Rich Hauls From City Homes. RICHMOND. VA.. June 17 -Mist Shelter: Oladvs Robinann an.1 Miri (ob-*, clorcd. IT. 12 sn.i 1.5 year* rdd respectively, according to a statement aiven ".it at i*'lice headiuartcr* to c"ay. sr. rrsj.oii-.Me lor three dartag hurriari? s i'.-|x'rat~d in the last four day*, and for a long li?t of thefts committed in Richmond within six BKUlt l,v M .ric (??>] , and *:ia !> - Robinson are in jail and lh? St-. >n ;.ir; iv iriv ? i-<il e.n. i . , ?). r. < flTtS. JUDGE PORTLOCK DEAD Prominent Jurist of Norfolk County Passes Away. Norfolk jnne I*.?Judge Wil? lem n nattaaak for nesrir twa de cades judge of the court* of fege ? oik < ..ii ?> *ud s mi rithir of ihr fast Vtnrtnia caw?t Hut local con ?.'.'*..ri .1 :<ilsy ?' i.ta cowntj hoave aear this eiiy. fMtowing a long Itaaeae. which resulted in bis re?|g? r.aipm from the beach arant | > sr sgo. He ?,i in tm- prime of l:.e whrn ired si'b a aervraaa aaTecffaa tba* flnall? caused bis 4 ath. A V N K I* HHP. COTTON IG1ST ANSWER TO COURT James A. Hatten and Seven Other Exchange Manipula? tors are Indicted. FIVE COUNTS ARE FOUND CHARGING CONSPIRACY , Government Cornea Out in the Open I and Makes Attempt to Prove the 1 Corporations Join Together anil De I mand Arbitrary, Excessive and Monopolistic Prices for the Staple I fPv Ai?*.wlmnl rrora > j \i:\V YOKK. June 17. Hie guv lernmeul came out iu the. onen todav in its attempt to prove thai ir.anlpu Mating the cotton market In aAin-it the law. James A. Patton. of Chicago, anil seven lesser figures In .he speculative held, have bceh In [ dieted, charged With conspiriicy in I re^trtiint of trade under the Sherman trua! law. ; i h indictment was returned by a I s|m cial lederal i;rad jury late this afternoon and hand. 'I up before Innige Hough, in the lulled Stales I Circuit Court. Five of those indicted Patten. Kugene II. Si ah s Prank I! Playne, William P. Drown Hiid H il. i roth^ehild, gave bail of J"..dnn as n quired through counsel. For the I other Ihre who were neither present j in court nor logr?pallll by lawvers. I Ik'IicIi warrants were issued. Th?-y are Sidney J, II rmai:. Hubert M. H m\p> son and Charles A. Kittle. Five Counts Embraced. Five counts are embraced in the In dietmeiit Which is in blanket fonn and I contains ten thousand words. The j first count charts thai the defindants XXXX unlawfully did coaaplre with I certain coriwratlons not herein- imll Jcnted to "demand arbitrary, excessive 'and iiienop ilistic prices for cot I ton." Describing the Inside workings of. ; the all :;ed conspiracy, the indict ! men! says thai the conspirators wen ! 'o bet ?(imp niembers of and ? ngagc In I an unlawful < ombinatMui In tin- form Ipf an agreement under whcli they were severally to purchase (>r ship? ment from the Matt bo New York nil the cott in not directly absorbed by the demands of foreign domestic spin ners and manufacturers in the ordi? nary c inrso of business; In other i words, as itur h as they could pur | chase from day to day without serious ly enhancing the price, hut. ueverthe? ll s-. to such an extent that toiethir Ihey would, long bathed the end of j ihe crop year, have so much cotton in their possession in the city of Ne/w York thai they could, "bv reason cf the ahnoimal and artificial con 'it it Ion thus firodiiccd in said trade land commerce, severally demand ar : library. oxeesBtsa and m-?no|?>fbJUt 1 rices" No Use For/Such Cotton. None of the "conspiralorti." rontin | ucd the indictment, was abl - to II nance the deal individually, thus proving in the gincrnm. tit's Italic j that "none of the defendants was. or oxjieotcd to he. a spinner or mmii jfaottiror and had n-> use for such ! cotton other than to aeH l! j Thor? is appended to the Indict , ment what purports to ha an a.ne : m-'tit between llrowne and Hay no as j parties of the first part and certain I spinners as parti-? of the second part. I' 1; rough the met'ium of which it is al lege?! eoMon ?a; illegally ooraered. The contract sign, d in N--w York on February :*i I'.ilf. and amended on March 7. MC? says among other things The Contract "The sai l pariie> of the . cond par* horch., subs, rilie tor. ann auf: orjre jtht |*rti>s of the first part to buy for I their aceotiat. contracts na the New I York Cotton Kxrhange for th?- future ? delivery of tiic number of hales set opposite their resi active name- <ar' : r??tton in be pnrt based for drliv.-rv In the m.vt.'hs of Maroi,. April. May. 'June or luH. I'.'l". or divided among two or more of those months, in the discretion >f the partiew of th" Ars? l-art and the comiritiee h-ninafttr I ' The said partiec of the first part subscribe ' >r. en their own arroun' , and sneh others as iHey ashy a*> so. ;at- will] ?????.ii elves In the ox.-ci. lion of this oorrrae- coniraeta upm< 'the New York Co lon Fx-bane.- f r i in Ma> St-d the t and in if. thereof to Hm parties el the I tOHl part. each of wlumi shail take ein? of [said purchases ou contrait. us pro? id ? il In t in. ' 'Kach of the sii'im i iliol s agrees to, proleet and finance such BOS ITU * until the dclitcry of the cotton therein and iiihiii ilie lender of the cotton upon said contracts at their malurin j i rive.-. i>ie, ii\e ami pa> for all the! [cotton e mien >l on liia counsels.' xxx.v AUTO OWNER BLAMELESS IN EA1AL ACCIDLNT Court Exonerate* Richmond Man In Com.action With Death by Hit Machine. JtlCIIMOXH, VA . June 17.? I mi le to o 'lilio! bis iK'iit up i motions, a! er iieitiK OoesfetJod 10 Hatea to the liar llUlaj detuils ot the automobile (fUaJJt) lor which he had been held i. -peii.-ilile. Iliotuas-S. Andrews barst iiiio huts Inda? wlicti I'olicc .llisllce I'nitchticid exonerated l.lm from all blame iii connection wllli'lhe death of Juntas N. Tray lor. Traylnr. who was a ciuitractor. Hi years old. met Ins death Tuesday af lernooti by being knocked down at l uh l. and Grace strels hy 'tudrews' automobile. Andrews wus examined III pjlice (.'?lit tbia morning on the formal , charge of murder, a tin oners Jury \\. din sday glteriiooiv.having returned an ' iipi n" verdict, nether cxoiicrut lag nor 'mpllcatlng the >onng man. Aller witnesses for the Common wealth hud teld of s iing Trayl >r stag gCC ha.'k In front of the automobile. I Jus- Ii? H... nischlne was about ti |Mg hin'., and ol other -minor details ; in connection with the killing, the de i leu sc iiirodiK.'d a numb r of owners '? and uii-. eis of automobiles to shovv. aasfrews' fait'lliaiTy with ic r >r cars j uinl in oni lor > an i Sjba - CLEARS UP MYSTERY OF BURNING VESSEL ' Steamer Mills, Bound for Newport News. Takes Crew of III fated Schooner Into New York. NSW Y<IHK. June 17.?The steam er Mills, hound fi>r Newport News, '.a. I mm It iston. put into this port this evt i. ing bringing Captain Olsen KBd the crew of seven un D ot the ?hree masted schooner Norembega. with which fhe wss in collision Ihurstlay afternoon. Incidentally her arrival cleared up the mystery of an ?beaeVaaed vessel which wss seen burning last night by the Msuretania The collision occurred 2n miles -ouiluaHt of Fire Island. When th men had Best taken from rtie , Neressherg, the Mills tried to tow the Isehooior to this port, but had to , abandon her. She was th n fired la j order mat the derelict might not be ICOJM a menace to navigation. I The Noretpberga was hound from I Philadelphia to Calais. Me., with a I cargo ot coal. J.O.HARRTsrSACQUinEO Professor Found Not Guilty of Thompson Murder. WOMEN APPLAUD VERDICT When Finding of Jury in the Warren ton Killing Case is Announced De monstraticn Takes Place and Pris? oner En-braces His Sister. ilu ASM batad Priest MANASSAS. VA.. June 17.?-Not i'uilty." was the verdict of the jur\ rendered late f?la> in the ca> ? >t I Professor J. D. Harris, former princi I pal of the Warrenton High 8chool. j who was tried here on the charge o, ! :av'tic murdci <i W. A Thompson, a., I vie late editor of the Warrenton Vir ! ginia, on the streets of Warrenton. in i April. l!*r?. The case went to the Jury at 1T.*? e r !tx ? s?.d the verdict wss announc? ed at 4 p. m. When the at.nouniemet.t of "not guilty" was made by the foreman of the jur... invcial wueaea in the court room applauded and the aceraaed prar.: and embraced his tiller, who baa sat faithfully by hi. Judge Tbomtea gromptlv teed I hose la coorrmpt of court, bat after wsrds remitted the On*. Deed Man s r-r.ends Gather. A t. tephone Bjeasaafg ?a- r> ceivcd bg*a hue mwirt.' that a aaasber of Tbsasaa mm frtenda had as*, milled a Wsrrentoa. sad that tbey were Mi an angry mood s? the reamlt of the Har It was advised thai Pr?f?aar Isar r.* bt .'?? ti" ?? U arr? n<< n ?<? night. The eaggewuoa was acted De-th ot E? congreaamsn. ? in Aaenraatra rtesa.) TAIJ?TTON. O.A.. Jaae IT j in? rbstr. er a THE WEATHER. Unsettled and somewhett ,rmer Saturday; Sunday, rtty cloudy, light variable ids. mostly west. PRICE TWOCKN'lb GIVEN Bm REWARD Government Recognizes Servi? ces of Richard Parr, Who Un? covered Sugar Graft. WILL PAY HIM $100,000 FOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS Man Who Found the Secret Spring in Scales Ope.ateri at Docks of the American Sugar Refining Company and Aided in Br nging .1 Conviction is to be Well Compensated. flty nMVnu'il rTcaa.) I WASHINGTON, D. C, June IT-? j Richard Parr, the customs deputy at ' N< a York, who matcriaRy assisted the gororuinaal In recovering over ] ij.iMin hi'ii in ib.. MiKar uml"rw'tglilng itrutds, is to be given .1 reward ot I $ I (Ml .000. Not Money Enough. The decision to reward Parr in the attaint named. ?? reached at a con reace bet ween President Tall and I Secretary MacY'agh today, There I? j not money enough avail.ble in the 1 tiotety fund !n the trsasy from J which rewards are paid, lo cover tno amount agreed on, so that uule^s otB er anaageaaeatg are made, an appeal I to eoajajfata will have to be made for I the necessary appiopriation. I fiat, Secretary MavY'oagh Ine)cated, would I not be done at this session ot con I ItresS. Parr discovered the secret sj.Ting on the docks of the Americuu Sujar I Reflahag Company by which the un 1 derwetghinn fraud was carried on. j The fluni discovery of fraud was I gaade in i?..;. tiare wh cb tiinc tun. j government has been enKsrtfea'Tii cot llectln? the d'ltles out if wihch it Had ! been defrauded. Others Turned Down. Tin re were two other claimant* with Parr for rewards. They were Kdwin 1. Anderson and Charles aff. Daily. Secretary MacYeagh submit? ted to Attorney Genc.sl WickerahM! 'he <pi.'..!ioti w I,, tie ,? he was author* Ired to reward the three men. but Ute attorney general held that l?arr only was etit tied to any compensation from the Moiety fund. The success uf the suits to recoa r BU m y must be attributted largely to Parr's work, according to eJecra t*ry MarVeagh. There \U also no doubt hot. de? clared the secretary, that Parr waa offe.ed large amounts of money aad that he was dogged by detectives. LAUNCH STEAMER EL MUNDO. Mrs. Samuel Cooper, of New Ye to Chruten New Morgan Liner. Mrs Samuel ira Cooper, of New York, will christen the Southern Pa? cific Compsay'a big new steel fieighg i?s. neer stea mei El Mundo, ahi.h is to be launcffen at the shja yard one week fiom today. Mrs. Coop. - the wife of the secretary to Man. a.-, r C W. Junger, of the owning company. The Ki Mundo will be the secoaat 1 ' the f.-tir Morgan liners building at -'? u.-i! to ko i'v rboerd The lag will be entirely informal I ard w Ii ho witnessed by only a fear 1 invited clients, including some of tap ? r <?: anins 1 otnpant After ng ???? v.. d ..?ti aai wwi <'<*?per a lunch-on at tha Pall from Aeroplane Kdht Bey. 1 Mr Aaakjclatrd (Yin SAX KRAXC'gCYt. CAU. June 17. " r. nnkljsg s pracUee 0tght ? ggt -oplaae glider today. Eocene Spey * 17-year-old boy of this crty, ?h. gro-nd from a be cht of 5? I'ttng iajarlea which death. Tha gl hier aataanohile His gtother ith wafiow of tbU city. MR. JONES RETURNS. w* CH<J#nt Of C-OfwICVIOn OOVfrCil rroee Cattl* buying Trip. I*. 8. Jaeaaa, areaedeat of Iba moa council, retumrd yesterday a trip to Fvw York. Mr. Jones 'ha trip far the purpose nf a-tend ma soase bag rattle sales to wS$? ??r.rtirfhbred <a.be added to tha 'me herd of HoNo tn> he kecpe M Warwick oownty farm aad dairy. Or. Starr Ga.ng to Earwfja.