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if. rtrlf in iJIJp VOL. XXL NO. 73 PEICE TWO CENTS. NEW HAVEN, CONN., TUESDAY ' MARCII M7, 1906. THE CAEEINGTON PUBLISHING CO. ? i ,1 t. Jill is II li i 1 1? BIC FIRE IN NEWPORT EARLY THIS MORNING DAMAGEOF $1,000,000 TO PROP- ERTY OP THE CONSOLI DATED ROAD, Fall Rivet Line Steamer Plymouth De stroyed and the City of Lowell Dam ' aged Priscilla, Puritan and Nausa tuck Slightly Injured hy Smoke North Pier Freight Shed, Hoisting Apparatus and Several Freight Cars Burned Firs Not Under Control ; Until 3 a. in. Newport, R. I., March 27. Fire which broke out at 1:30 o'clock this morning on board the Fall Elver line steamer Plymouth, tied up at a repair dock here, destroyed the vessel, burned the north pier freight shed, hoisting appar atus and several freight cars, and dam aged the steamer City of Lowell. The Bteamers Priscilla, Puritan and Nauga tuck were slightly injured by smoke. The total loss is estimated' at $1,000,000 and falls upon the New York, New Ha ven and Hartford Railroad company. No lives were lost. The fire was not placed under control until nearly 3 O'clock.- The steamer Plymouth was a eide wheel vessel of 2,280 tons net burden. She was built at Chester, Pa., in 1S90, Just after the Puritan and four years before the Priscilla. She was constructed of steel, with in terior fittings of wood. Her length was 367 feet, her width 50 fact and hfer depth of hold 21 feet. She was always a re markably easy boat in a seaway and bad little vibration while running at tull speed. Although the Plymouth was In al most constant service for sixteen years, during which she was run through the . thickly used Long Island Sound and New York harbor, she had very few ac cidents. RESEMBLES SPRIGGS CASE. White Woman Claims She Was De tained In- Disorderly House. About 1 o'clock this morning a raid was made upon a disorderly house at 9 Factory street. In this raid were cap tured George Pickett and Alfred T. Hewlett, two colored men, who were charged with keeping .& disorderly house. At the same time Alice Ryan and Blanche Beekman, two white girls, were arrested, charged with disorderly conduct. In making the arrests the police have opened up a condition of affairs which seems to resemble the noted Spriggs case, which has recently been tried in New York and in which Spriggs receiv ed a sentence of fifteen years. The Ryan girl claims to have been detained In the house against her will for two weeks past and when placed under arrest last night did not even have a bat to wear to the station house. The Beekman girl claims to be from New York. Each Is about twenty-two years of age. . Hewlett seems to have been iths pro prietor of the house. Every time that he went out he locked the door and did likewise on entering. None but col ored men were admitted, and only those who knew the signal. The police have been watching the place for some time. The credit for the euccess of the raid 1s due to Officers Carton, Frank Eagan and William Wrinn. NO HOME RULE LEGISLATION. British Government Will Not Take Matter Up This Session. London, March 26. It has practically been determined not to accept the in troduction of a larger programme for Irish legislation during the present ses sion of parliament, but it is expected that the government will introduce leg islation for Irelandi early in the next session. Sir Antony Patrick Macdon nell, undersecretary to the lord lieu tenant of Ireland, who obtained fame last year owing to Ms advocacy of the eo-called "devolution" plan, 1s engaged in formulating a reform scheme. The features of the plan are closely guarded within the ministry and it Is expected that months will elapse before the min isters will engage in a formal con ference on the subject wMb the Irish nationalists. EXPERIENCING RAD WEATHER, bry Dock Dewey's Entrance to Medi terranean Not Smooth. Gibraltar, March 26. The United States navy tug Potomac left here at noon to-day to rejoin tfie Dewey dry dock. The commander of the Potomac received a wireless message last night giving the position of fhe dock at 9 p. m. about thirty miles east of Gibraltar. The weather was bad, and the vessels towing the Dewey were only making three knots per hour. No Reconsideration of Overtime Bill. Boston, March 26. An attempt to secure a reconsideration of the over time bill which was defeated in" a sen sational manner last Friday afternoon, was unsuccessful in the Massachusetts senate to-day. CALIFORNIA TRUNK. TRAGEDY. Victim Identified and Woman Arrested Robbery the Motive. Stockton, Cal., March 26. The body of a man which was found in a trunk among the baggage at the Southern Pa cific depot here on Saturday night, has been identified as that of Albert N. Mc Vicar, an employe of the Rawhide mine at Jamestown, Cal. The police to-day arresited at Antioch, Mrs. Emma Le Doux,. or Mrs. McVivar, as she called herself here, who Is declared to have purchased the trunk in which the body was placed and also the rope with which it was bound. Her husband is now in Amador county. It is supposed that if she committed the crime a man must have aided her as McVicar was powerfully built. He had $800 In cash and it 1s believed that robbery was the motive for the crime. It is believed that he was drugged, then crushed into the trunk and suffocated. TWAIN'S ROOKS RA RR ED. "Huckleberry Finn" and "Tom Sawyer" Not for Brooklyn Children. iNew York, March 26 Mark Twain's "Huckleberry Finn" and "Tom Saw yer" bave been barred from children considered under the age of discretion by an order issued by the Brooklyn public libraries. The order went into effect some time ago, but its promulga tion was not made public until after Samuel L. Clemens (Mark Twain) had been notified that these books were considered unfit for the youthful after the authorities had given the matter serious consideration. The author re plied to the notification, but the library officials decline to make the correspon dence public. Mr. Clemens also excus ed himself from discussing the action on the plea of illness, "his annual at tack of bronchitis," as he termed it. TIME FOR YOTE ON RATE BILL TILLMAN TO BRISG QUESTION UP IN SENATE TO-DAY, Unless Objection Is Made He May Ask to Have Day Specified Matter Came Up Over Effort of a Number of Sena tors to Get Immediate Consideration of Amendments. Washington, March 26. There was a hint in the senate to-day at an effort to fix a time for a final vote on the railroad-rate bill, but it was surrounded by so much circumstance and doubt that no prediction as to the time would be justified. , Mr. Tillman stated that he would bring the matter up in the ,sonate to morrow, and unless objection was then made he may ask to have a day speci fied. The suggestion as to time arose in connection with the more or less seri ous effort on the part of a number of senators to secure immediate consider ation of amendments. Mr. Tillman re sisted all attempts of this kind. Among the provisions offered were: By Mr. Foraker, prohibiting the issuance of passes; by Mr. Scott, compelling rail roads to connect with other railroads, and by Mr. Culberson, denying to inter state roads the privilege of making campaign contributions. During the day Mr. Overman made a general speech in support Of the bill, and Mr. Teller spoke at some length against undue haste in considering the question. TO CORRECT P HINTING A13USES House Passes Resolutions on Recom mendation of President. Washington, March 26. Following the president's suggestion, the house to-day passed several resolutions to correct the useless printing of public documents and to empower the print ing committees of the two legislative bodies to fix the number of documents to be printed, and, should the demand arise for additional copies of a publica tion, then to have authority to order another edition. It was claimed that this action would result in saving the government upwards of a million dol lars annually. Nearly the entire day was devoted to District of Columbia business. Upon the completion of the bills having only a District Interest a large number of bills local in character were passed. ALASKA TOWN WIPED OUT, Fire Destroys Great Part of Wrangel Appeal for Aid. Los Angeles, Cal., March 26. A cable dispatch dated Juneau, Alaska, March 26, from United States District Attorney James J. Boyce to the Los Angeles Times, says that the town of Wrangel, Alaska, has been almost destroyed by fire, and appeals to the Times and to the Associated Press for aid for the suffererB. The dispatch states that every store in the town was burned, and that the total loss is $100,000. The customs house was saved. Protection Against Fire on Cars. Boston, March 26. The house com mittee on railroads reported a bill in the legislatur-j to-day providing that every passenger, baggage, mail and ex press car, owned or regularly used in Massachusetts, shall be provided with such safeguards against fire as the board of railroad commissioners shall approve. A penalty of $300 for eacfo violation is provided. Jean Baptiste Millet Dead. Paris, March 26 Jean Baptiste Mil let, the artist, brother of Jean Fran cois Millet, the famous painter, is doa4. MINERS AGAIN PRESENT II STILL DEMAND THE RESTORA TION OF THE SCALE OF 1903. Operators' Scale Committee Immedi ately Secured Adjournment Until This Morning Expected at This Time a Definite Reply, a Refusal, Will be Given Disagreement Expected to Follow When Whole Question Will Go Before Joint Conference Mitchell Determined Small Operators and Coal Dealers Said to he Supporting Lobby to Bring About a Strike. Indianapolis, Ind., March 26. The United line Workers of America through President John Mitchell, Vice President T. L. Lewis and Henry C. Perry, president of Illinois miners, this afternoon presented to the coal oper ators in the executive session of the joint scale committee of the central competitive district their ultimatum on the dispute over the wage scale. The demand of the miners, as stated in the ultimatum, is for a restoration of the wage scale of 1903, which is an increase of 5.55 per cent. Upon the re ceipt of the ultimatum the operators secured an adjournment of the com mittee until to-morrow morning, when It Is expected a definite answer will be given the miners. It is anticipated that this reply will be a refusal by the op erators and in that event the commit tee will report a disagreement to the joint conference of miners and opera itors. In that case the question will be debated before the Joint convention. To-night, according to those concerned, there is little prospect for an agree ment. The morning session of the commit tee to-day was without result- , After 'the noon adjournment, John Mitchell, president of the miners, took the floor and said he bad been Informed on re liable authority that there were rumors In hotel corridors that the operators be lieved that if they would stand firmly by their position and prolonged the ses sions of the Joint scale committee, the miners would agree to sign the present scale and recede from their demand for an increase In wages. He said he wanted to explain to the operators that there would be under no circumstances an agreement at less than the scale of 1903 unless after a disagreement the operators could enforce less terms, and he. did not believe they could. Vice President Lewis said: "I want to say more than President Mitchell has said. We will be divided neither in this scalo conference, out of this scale conference, in the convention, or anywhere else, so far as I am con cerned. If we have got to such a point in these deliberations where it Is a case of wait to see who is going to be able to divide forces on either side, then I (Continued on Second Page.) GRAtiD JURY ACTS. Will Sift Campaign Gifts of Insurance Companies. New York, March 26. Judge O'Sullt van In general sessions this afternoon instructed the March grand Jury that it was its duty to investigate the Insur ance scandals, and directed it not to permit any one to take the case away from it. He told the Jury that It was bound to take the law governing its ac tions from the court, and to that end a committee of the grand Jury, through the foreman, Edward Can Valkenburgh, at once applied to District Attorney Jerome for the evidence in his posses sion on this question. The district attorney was not present when the grand Jury was instructed, but Assistant District Attorney Nott and other assistants were. Mr. Nott took no part In the proceedings. TAFT REVO RE COMMITTEE. Criticises Distribution of Army Officers Among the Posts. Washington, March 26. Secretary Taft discussed today with the senate committee on military affairs the re commendation of the President regard ing the distribution of army officers among the army posts. He criticized the present system, eaying that it is deficient in that it does not afford of flcers an opportunity for exercising command over large forces. Charge Conspiracy Existed. New York, March 26,-arges that a fraudulent and corrupt conspiracy ex isted between Richard A. McCurdy, former president of the Mutual Life In surance company, his tson-in-law, Louis A. Thebaud, and the latter's partner, Charles H. Raymond, are made in the formal complaints in two suits insti tuted to-day against the men named for the recovery of $1,70,000. These suits are brought by the Mutual Life. Hand Cut in Fight. As the result of a drunken brawl at the home of John Yabola at 174 Liberty street late last night an arrest for breach of the peace was madS. and Peter Ashalzooskl of Silver street has a badly cut hand. The two got into a fight and Ashalgooski In attempting to escape put his hand through, a window. The arrest was made by Officer Iblley. Still Fighting Fire on Titian. St. Johns, N. F., March 26. Efforts to subdue the fire in the cargo of the steamer Titian still continue with the aid of the local fire department. A large amount of the cargo is damaged. REV. GEORGE II FERRIS ILL, Lies In Desperate Condition in Phila delphia Operation Probable. Philadelphia, March 26. Rev. George H. Ferris, formerly of the Calvary Bap tist church, of New Haven, lies desper ately ill in this city. He came here but a few months ago, accepting a call to the First Baptist church, whose trus tees have granted him a three-months' leave of absence. An operation is prob able. TWO TRAGEDIES OS SLAVONIA Steward Jumps Overboard and Passen ger Hangs Himself. New York, March 26 The Cunard steamer Slavonia, which arrived from Mediterranean ports to-day, had two tragedies on the trip. On March 17 Pal Edelstein, a steward of Budapest, dis appeared and is supposed to have jump overboard. The same day Franz Svet, a steerage passenger, while tem porarily insane, hanged himself in the ship's hospital. The body was burled at sea. On March 21 a child named Anna Spear, aged four years, died and was buried at sea. The Slavonia will dock to-morrow morning. TRAGEDY BUT NO WEDDING FATHER KILLS DAUGHTER REFORE CEREMONY. Then Fatally Shoots Himself Leaves Note Saying He Took Her Life Rather Than See Her the Wife of Francis Perry, the Prospective Bridegroom Sent Son Away and Committed Crime In His Absence. Everett, Mass., March 26. Less than three hours before the time set for her wedding to-day, Pansy E. Townsend was shot and fatally wounded by her father, Joseph P. Townsend, in the sit ting room of their home, 15 Woodville street, this city. Townsend then ended his own life by putting a revolver bullet into his head. Miss Townsend was to have been married to Francis E. Perry, of Fort Myers, Fla., at 6 o'clock to-night at the People's temple, Boston. Early in the afternoon the father sent the only other member of the family, his fifteen-year-old son Joseph, to East Boston on an errand connected with the coming wed ding. . The boy returned about 4:30 and let himself into the house with a key. Calling to his father and receiving no answer, he pushed open the sitting room door and entered. On the floor lay the body of his father, the head in a pool of blood and a small rifle across the knees. Beside him was a revolver of a heavy calibre. Miss Townsend lay upon a coach at the side of the room, andv according to the boy's story, was still alive, although the father was dead. The boy tried to force some brandy down his sister's throat, and, falling, hurried after doctors. When they arrived the girl was dead. She had been shot through the head. The only clue to the cause of the tragedy was a note written by Town send. It was dated to-day and read: "At 3:40 I have taken my daughter'se life and my own. I do this rather than see her the wife of Francis Perry." So far as is known, Townsend had nothing against Perry, and the supposi tion is that Townsend's mind was un balanced by reason of his love for his daughter and his brooding over the prospect of separation from her. Town send was formerly mate on a vessel Balling from Boston. He was born in Baltimore fifty-six years ago. His wife had been dead several years. Miss Townsend was an active worker in local church circles and was well known and popular. She was twenty five years old. Late this afternoon Perry sent a car riage to the Townsend home to take Mr. and Miss Townsend to the church where the marriage ceremony was to have been performed. With the car riage came a large number of flowers for Miss Townsend. Word of the trag edy was at once sent to Mr. Perry at bis hotel in Boston and he hurried to the house. He was, he said, utterly at a loss to account for the action of Townstnd. He had been ngaged to Miss Townsend for about six months and had received the explicit consent of her father to the match. The theory expressed by neighbors of the Townsends, who knew them well, is that the father became mentally unbal anced. MRS. WHEELER DEAD. Mother of Elln Wheeler Wilcox Suc cumbs to Shock. Mrs. Sarah J. Wheeler, mother of Mrs. Ella Wheeler Wilcox, died at the "Barracks," her daughter's home, at Short Beach last evening at seven o'clock. Mrs. Wheeler was ninety-two years old and her critical illness of late had necessitated the return of Mr. and Mrs. Wilcox from the west. The im mediate cause of Mrs. Wheeler's death was a shock, to which was added the weight of years. She leaves two sons and two daughters. Six Laborers Killed. Casper, Wyo., March 26. Six railroad laborers to-day were killed and a score were injured, several probably fatally, when a work train on the Wyoming di vision of the Chicago and Northwestern railroad dropped into, a swollen stream through an undermined bridge near Natsona. Among the dead is Charles Noll, foreman of the laborers. Most of the other men were foreigners. NO TARIFF REVISION AT FRESENT SESSION WHAT MAT BE REGARDED AS FINAL PRONOUNCEMENT AGAJNST IT, Letter of Chairman Puyne of the House Ways and Means Committee to Rep resentative McCall Concurrent View of Majority of Party in Power, Nec essary for Change In Tariff, Want ingMajority In House Against Change. Washington, March 26. What may be regarded as the final pronouncement against tariff revision at the present session of congress li contained in a let ter from Chairman Payne, of the house ways and means committee, in reply to a communication sent him by Repre sentative McCall, on behalf of the Mas sachusetts delegation In congress. Mr. McCall calls attention in his communi cation to the declaration in the repub lican state platform of Massachusetts for tariff revision, with adherence to the policy of protection; and to the dec laration in the republican national plat form regarding the readjustment of du ties when conditions demand, and en trusting the question to a republican president and congress. The Massachu setts view as presented is that condi tions have so changed as to demand a change in the Dingley rates, which have served nine years. In his reply Mr. Payne first calls at tention to the method by which tariff legislation must be brought about by a concurrent view of the majority of the party in power. He next points out that this concurrent view does not ex ist. The house, he says, is divided into groups of memberB, each group favor ing the modification of different sched ules, while he says a majority of the re publicans in the house do not believe that.there should be any change at all. He declares that the people have not forgotten the disaster, politically and commercially, which followed the tariff change of 1S90, and concludes with the following: "Congress Is not prepared to review the tariff schedules In that calm, Judi cial frame of mind so necessary to the preparation of a tariff act at a time so near the coming congressional elections. The Dingley bill was the most success ful ever enacted. Its practical results were so evident to the country during the eighteen months that elapsed be tween its passage and the next election that the people have continued the pol icy of that bill to the present day. It wouid be unfortunate should any pre cipitate action in the future result in a temporary reversal in the policy of protection in the United States. "While it is true that some Improve ment could well be made in the rates under the Dingley bill, now probably as free from defect at the time of Its pas sage as any nev law which could now be enacted. During the nine years of its operation the country has enjoyed prosperity unparalleled, a prosperity which at the present time Is , simply marvelous. We may well hesitate to take any chance of Interrupting the bu(lnBS of the country by a general revision of the tariff, and we shsuld never enter upon it until we are satis fled that such a revision will accom plish results far outweighing any well grounded apprehension of business d-; pression , and consequent evil results which would come even temporarily from such revision. "I cannot, therefore, agree with your delegation that it would be best at the present session of congress to enter upon a consideration of the tariff with a view to its revision and readjust ment. While this is my individual opinion, I have reason to believe that it is also the Judgment of a decided ma jority of the committee on ways and means." FOR THE FIRST TIME American Embassy Co-operates In Work of Atlantic Union. London, March 26. At the annual meeting to-night of the Atlantic union, the object of which organization Is to draw together English-speaking peoples by the formation of ties of personal friendship, Lord Monkswell said that, for the first time in the history of the union, the American embassy had co operated in its work. The year's buc eess, Lord Monkswell added, also was due to Rhodeslans interesting them selves in the union. DORMITORY THIEF BOUND OVER James P. Morgan, Alias Rodney, Who Is Believed to Have Robbed Yale Men. Hartford, March 26. James P. Mor gan, alias James P. Rodney, who, it Is alleged, robbed dormitories at Yale, Trinity and other colleges, was given a hearing in the police court to-day. Probable cause was found and Morgan was held for the superior court under bonds of $1,500. ' Governor Fattlson Has Good Day. Columibus, O., March 26. A bulletin was issued at nine o'clock to-night by the physicians, attending Governor Pat tlson to the effect that Governor Pat tlson has had a day of quiet and help ful rest, and the present indications point to a good night. Barcelona, Spain, March 26. A secret Carlist meeting was surprised by the police to-day. The president of the meeting was wearing a colonel's uni form. Several arrests were made and a quantity of rifles, cartridges and oth er military effects was discovered. DANBURY REPUBLICANS WIN. Have Control of Council and Will Name Department Heads. Danbury, Conn., March 26. The an nual city election held here to-day re sulted in a victory for the republicans by a majority of 100. They elected one alderman and three councilman, while tthe democrats secured only one coun cKmao and one alderman- The fight was for the control of the common council, as the party having a majority in that body can name the heads of th various city departments, fifteen offices in all. The result of the election places the republicans in power with eight memlbrs In the common council against four democrats. The result of the elec tion follows: Aldermen i ' William C. Gilbert, (rtp.) second ward; John O'Brien (dem), fourth ward; council men: A. L. Dickinson, (rep.) first ward; Wilber F. Tomlinson, (rep.) sec ond ward; David R. Wright, (rep.) third ward; Michael F. Keane, (dem.) fourth ward. DEATH OF F- A. CARLETON Well Known and Prominent Business Man Was Warden of Woodinont. Frederick A. Carteton, of the New Haven Heat Supply company, for many years a resident of this city, died in Litchfield yesterday. Mr. Carleton was born in Clinton, this state, in 1851, removed to New Haven as a child, next removing to New York and returning to this city about 1870. He was a mem ber of the common council of this city, representing the Second ward some years ago. He was a member of - the Foot Guard and one of the prominent members of the Woodmont summer colony, having been the tirst warden of that borough. He leaves a widow and two sons, Frderick C, in business with his father, and Whitney H., also one daughter, the wife of Frank G. Smith, of this city. NEW YORK FIREMEN KILLED FOUR PERISH BENEATH WRECK AGE OF FALLING FLOORS. Score of Others Including Some Cltl sens Injured Foreman Walsh, ' One of the Killed, Commanded Company Sent to Baltimore Fire Three Times Hod Received Honorable Mention Narrow Escape of Three Hundred Men and Women.; ' New York, March 26. Four firemen were killed and about a score of firemen and citizens injured to-day in. a fire ac companied by a series of explosions that demolished a s'.x-story factory building at Bedford and Downing streets, in the Greenwich village dis trict on the lower west side of the city. That the damage, which is estimated at from $300,000 ,to $400,000," was not far greater was declared by Chief Croker to be due to the explosions, which shat tered the building and crushed the blaze beneath tons of debris at the mo ment when the flames were completely beyond control and threatened to sweep the entire block. One fireman was tak en out of the building alive, but died almost immediately. The bodies of his three comrades 'were recovered after the firs was over, crushed under the wreckage of floors and walls that fol lowed the explosions. The dead are: Foreman John Walsh, who commanded the company sent to the Baltimore fire, and Firemen George C. Cristman, Thomas L. Halpin and J. Healy, all of Engine Company 14. Firemen Jacob Cohen and Lewis F. Call, also of Engine 14, were burned and bruised and removed to the hospital. The other persons injured were, for the most part, employes in the factory, dwellers in the adjacent tenements and persons, passing in the streets, who were struck by falling bricks or frag ments of glass. None of these was se riously hurt. Three hundred men and women were in the factory during the lunch hour, when a slight explosion occurred on one of the upper floors, and almost Instant ly the whole structure was enveloped in flames. Some had time to reach the street by the stairs, but the greater number were compelled to take refuge on the fire escape, where they remained huddled together and imploring assist ance until the fire engines arrived. Be fore the fire ladder could be run up po licemen, firemen and volunteers formed a human pyramid against the front wall of the factory, and in this way handed down to safety upwards of six ty girls who were clinging to the fire escape in the second floor. Others Jumped into the life-saving nets or on piles of bedding hastily gathered and heaped on the sidewalks. Within ten minutes all the occupants of the build ing had been taken out in safety and unhurt, save for minor injuries. MOROCCO POLICE AGREEMENT. Ambassador White Cables Washington Word of Breaking of Deadlock. Washington, March 26 A cable dis patch was received at the state depart ment to-day from Ambassador White stating that the Algeclras1 conference had practically reached an agreement upon the question of policing Morocco, which was the most difficult issue be fore the conference. No details as to the nature of the agreementare obtain able. Has Requested Extension. Indianapolis, Ind., (March 26. Presi dent Mitchell, of the- UnitedMine Work ers of America, this afternoon denied a report that he had requested an exten sion for sixty days of the award of the coal strike commission In the anthra cite fields. Said he: "I have not taken that matter up at all yet." FIVE ARRESTS MADE IN , ENTERPRISE BANK CASE AFTERCLAP IN SENSATIONAL FAILURE OF ALLEGHENY INSTITUTION. , Three Clerks and Forest B. Nichols, Private Secretary to William H. An drews, and George E. Cooke, an Al leged Partner of Cashier Clark, Who Committed Suicide, the Men Taken Into Custody Arraigned Before United States Commissioner and Re leased on Bonds of $5,000 Each. Pittsburg, March 26. Five arrests were made to-day as a result of the affair of the Enterprise National bank of Alleghany, which suddenly closed its doors last October following the sen sational suicide of its cashier, T. Lee Clark. ;,' 1 Deputy United States marshals took into custody Forest B. Nichols, private secretary to William H. Andrews; Clharles Menzemer, George R. Ralston and Edward P. McMillan, employes of the Enterprise bank . and George 15. Cooke, an alleged partner of Cashier Clark, in several real estate deals. The charge against Menzemer is that as clerk of the bank he certified checks drawn upon the bank by persons who had not sufficient funds on deposit fe meet the checks drawn and so certified, this constituting a false certification. Nichols is charged wlttn conspiring with an officer of the bank who Is not named to abstract and wilfully apply unlaw fully monies, funds and credits of the bank, Ralston and McMillan, who were clerks in the bank, are charged with niaking false entries in the books to de fraud the bank, while Oook is charged with conspiring to defraud the bank 1 by getting false credits. . i . . , The charges were formulated some time ago but the warrants were not Is- , sued because the officials desired to secure evidence that was being taken in certain civil proceedings. The men were arraigned before a United States com-i missioner and furnished bonds in $5,000 ' each. '. The arrests are a climax in a most sensational financial collapse and are the 'result of the investigation made by Bank Examiner Edward P; Moxey, who furnished the information to Unit ed' States Commissioner William ; 'T, ; Lindsley. The information was baseed' of the .alleged conspiracy of Nichols to use funds of the Enterprise bank in the interest of the Santa Fe Central Rail road company and the Pennsyjwwiia.. Construction company. The, story of the failure of the En terprise .bank' is one of tragedy 'throughout One morning in October last the community wafc startled by the news that Cashier Clark had commit ted suicide by shooting at his residence in Bellevue, a suburb. Simultaneously the closing of the bank was announced, Great excitement was caused among: the many depositors and rumors of heavy defalcations were started. The directors of the bank later admitted that the funds of the bank bad befctt ; misused, but it was many weeks be fore the status of the bank's affairs be came known. Even at this date rio definite statement of the probable div idend that the creditors will receive hfta been made although partial reports have been made to the comptroller Of the currency, A warrant was also issued for Thom as Harvey, former paying teller of the bank, but he has not yet been placed under arrest, as tie could not be found. In aid tbere are sixty-eight counts against the six men. Twenty-two are against Nichols, seventeen agamst Ralston, six against Menzemer, eleven . against McMillan, eleven against Cook, and one against Harvey, All the charges are for acts alleged to have been done between June, 1903, and the date of the closing of the bank. ROTH LEGS TAKEN OFF. , k- New MHford Man Struck by Traits While Walking Track, New Milford, March 26. George Ben nett, about fifty-one years old, had both legs taken oft and was otherwise badly injured by being struck by a north bound accommodation train late to-day as he was walking along the traok on his way home. A special train' was made up and the injured man was hur ried to the Danbury hospital. It is not thought that he will recover. Bennett Is unmarried and has been living at the home of his sister, Mrs. Henry Willis. Golden State Limited Derailed. Kansas City, March 26. The east bound Golden State limited train on the Rock Island road was partly derailed to-night near Muncie, Kan., but no one was injured. The buffet car left the traok and turned over; the dining car and a tourist oar also left the rails, but were not overturned. Oork-y Coming to America. Berlin, Mar;h 26. Advices from Glton, Switzerland, to which place Maxim, Gorky went after leaving Berlin, say that he is leavdng for American.shortly. Shipping News. New York. March 26. Arrtvedt Steamers Lombardl, Naples and Genoa; FumesBta, Glasgo; Blavonia, NapJea Philadelphia, March 26. Arrived: steamer Friesland, Liverpool via Queenetown. Lizard, March 26. Passed: Steamer Mlnnetonka, New York lor London. Flume, March 25. Arrived: Sten.mer Carpathia, New York via Genoa, Naples and Trieste. Ilaples, March 25. Arrived: Steamer Republic, New York via Ponta DelGada, Algiers and Genoa. Genoa, March 26. Arrived! Steamer Prina Oskar. New York via Naples. Steamer Noordam, New York via, Boa logne.