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ANOTHER BAD WRECK CttU.iS AT HIDED SOUTHBOUND FREIGHT CRASHES INIO LOCAL SWITCH til AND CARS. Practically a Head-On Collision Switcher Attempting; to Cross Track in the Yard When It is Hit William II. Marvin, of New Haven, Engineer of the Freight,' Dies of Injuries En gineer of the Switcher Probnbly Fa tally Injured Conductor Missing. Meriden, Dec. 6. Probably the worst railroad wreck that ever occurred in this city happened shortly before 9 o'clock to-night in the freight yards. South-bound freight No. 848 crashed Into the local switcher and three box cars that were endeavoring to cross from the south-bound track to the north-bound. It was practically a head-on collision. William II. Martin, of Lamberto'n street, New Haven, the engineer on the freight, was terribly scalded and died a few moments after being found. George Veits, of Meriden, engineer on the switcher, is in the Mer iden hospital with a compound fracture of the leg, an injured spine and inter nal injuries. Small hopes for his re covery are entertained. William S. Jones, conductor of the freight, is missing and is supposed to be buried under the mass of wreckage, twenty feet deep. A brakeman named Matte, belonging in this city, was in jured about the face and body, but not seriously. Wreckers from New Haven and Hartford are now clearing the tracks. Traffic was at a standstill for over three hours and passengers were trans ferred, walking through the scene of the wreck. The entire city force of physicians and surgeons fend the ambulances were called to the freight yards. The cab of the down freight engine caught fire soon after the crash came, and the fire department was called. Dense fog is given as the probable cause for the wreck. COMPROMISE IN SIGHT. Ship Subsidy Bill Stands Chance of Being: Passed. Washington,' Dec. 6. Compromise on the ship subsidy bill seems to be in sight. At the meeting of the house committee on merchant marine and fisheries to-day Chairman Grosvenor j suggested an amendment to the Gallin k I frer bill which will limit subsidies to the South American and Oriental trade. The suggestion was well received, al 1 though no vote was taken, and Mr. f Grosvenor is now engaged in prepar fl 'ing amendments for the committee's c 'consideration. The amended bill will be in harmony ti. Hvith Secretary Root's policy for the ex- w 'tension of trade, as outlined in recent a speeches in the west, h Representative Watson, of Indiana, the republican whip, expressed the oipinion that the committee can get a favorable report on a bill limiting the subsidies to Latin-American and Ori ental lines. He also said he had can vassed the house and is confident such a measure will pass. OPPOSE THE MERGER, Informal Vote Against Andover Semi v nary Affiliating- With Harvard. Boston, Dec. 6. Two opposing reports were presented to-day at a special meeting of the Andotver Alumni associ ation by the committee of conference appointed to report upon the future of Andover Theological seminary, espe cially with reference to the proposed removal to Cambridge and affiliation with Harvard university. The main report signed by three of the five mem plan, and holds that Andover may still find Its greatest usefulness and success in the preseent location of Andover. An informal vote on the proposed merger with Harvard showed that six. teen were In favor of it, and sixty-two opposed. The majority and minority reports of the commiittee will be sent to all the alumni and a mail vote taken. The trustees have been requested to defer their action until the result of the mail vote is known. AMBASSAVOR TO RUSSIA. Name Proposed by Roosevelt Under Consideration nt St. Petersburg. Washington, Dec. 6. Baron Rosen, ithe Russian ambassador, railed at the White House to-day and had an inter view with the president, presumably in relation to the appointment of a suc cessor to Ambassador Meyer, as it is known the administration is awaiting information from Russia as to whether x certain nomination it has in view will be acceptable to the government. Prominent Bnnker Dend. New York, Dec. 6. John Harsen Rhodes, president of the Greenwich Savings bank, and closely identified vith several other financial institutions n this ciy, died to-day after a brief llness, aged sixty-nine years. Mr. Rhodes was a member of many clubs md societies. rountc Swedish Girl Attempts Suicide. Bridgeport, Dec. 6 Miss Louisa 5tromberg, aged seventeen, a Swedish ;irl, attempted suicide to-day by drink ng carbolic acid. She was taken to St. ,'incent's hospital, where it is said she viu recover, PRICE TWO CENTS. FLAG OF NO CONSEQUENCE. Boston's Mayor Will Veto Action to Send Commission to Return It. Washington, Dec. 6. After a confer ence to-day with Mayor, Behrman and other prominent citlzt. j of New Or leans, who are here attending the riv ers and harbors convention, Mayor Fitzgerald, of Boston, has decided that on his return hejvill veto the bill pass ed by the city council making an ap propriation to defray the expenses of a committee of the board of aldermen and the common council which the bill authorized should go to New Orleans and return a Confederate flag taken during the war. Mayor Fitzgerald discovered that the flag is without historic value, it having been taken by General Butler from son-j lady in New Orleans who was making it and who intended to present it to General Beauregard. BRITISH AMBASSADORSHIP. William Henry G re n fell Sow Anions Possible Appointees. London, Dec. 6. The name of Lord Desborough (William Henry Grenfell) is among the latest mentioned as pos sible appointees to the British embassy at Washington. Lord Desborough, who was born in 1855, is a noted Rocky Mountain hunter, oarsman and author. and popular Americans. He entertain- ed the Harvard crew when they visited England this year. Mr. Spring-Rice, the new minister at Teheran, is also reinstated among the possibilities. SCH. HENRY SUTTON POSTED NEW HAVEN VESSEL 1SSEVERAL WE1KS OVERDUE. Action of the Boston Chamber of Com- nierce Ship Sailed from Cheverle, 3T. S., for Baltimore, Octo?r 3t, Willi 1,000 Tons of Plnster Probably Lost In One of the Early November Gales. Boston, Dec. 6. The Boston chamber of commerce to-day posted, as several weeks overdue, the three-masted schooner Henry Sutton, of New Haven, which sailed from Cheverle, N. S., on October 31 for Baltimore with 1,000 tons of plaster. The owners believe that the vessel was lost in one of the gales of early November, as several other vessels which sailed from Chev erle a few days later reached port in safety. The schooner was commanded by Caiptain J. C. Sturgis of Now Haven, and carried a crew of tseven men. PRES1DEN1 iHt.A'S URIAL. Only Ttto Witnesses Heard Yesterday Attempt to Impeach Testimony. vniuago, uec. o.-uniy two witnesses ; tne dual monarchy, General Schoen were heard to-day in the Shea trial. The ' aich, said the war office, profiting from first was Joseph Schultz, who testified the lessons learned In the Russo-Jap- yesterday, and was called to-day for "nf?e r' WIS constructing the new field and mountain guns in accordance cross-examination. The second was with tho latest dove,opmpnts 0f mod William Kelley, formerly an officer of crn artillery. The war office was con- the Coal Teamsters' union. For several hours the attorneys for the defense made a strenuous effort to impeach the testimony given yesterday by Schultz, but were unable to change his story. The attorneys attempted to show that Schultz had entered & plea Pattern mountain gun at ranges of 2,000 of guilty for a consideration, and drew and 2m yards. Tests were made also from him an admission that he had re- wlth the "cw rapid-tflre field gun, which ceived an overcoat from an employe of was fired nine t'mes ln twenty-six sec a detective agency. Schultz denied that otuls lhe Eun bei"? absolutely he had been induced to plead guilty, and said he expects to go to the pen! tentiary. Kelley gave evidence regard ing violence committed during the strike. He declared, in corroboration of the testimany given by Albert Young, that Shea had made the statement that with fifty volunteers to aid him he would put the non-union men "out of business." SETTLLS FOR HALF MILLION. Sugar Trust Takes Quick Way Out of Difficulty. Philadelphia, Dec. 6. Announcement was made to-day that the Corn Prod ucts Refining company of New York, a member of the alleged glucose trust, has made a settlement, at a cost of about half a million dollars, of all cases brought In Pennsylvania by Dr. B. H. Warren, dairy and food commissioner, against persons selling candles contain ing glucose. Action was brought against 450 persons by agents of Dr. Warren since August. The use of glu cose in candies was held to be illegal because the glucose contained su'phur dioxide, used for bleaching purposes. Weekly Payment Bill Passes. iMontpelier, Vt., Dec. 6. The weekly payment bill, one of the most imortant of the measures before the Vermont legislature, was given its final passage in the senate to-day in concurrence with the action of the house. The measure affects many thousand employes of in dustrial corporations in the state. Gifts to Enter Free. Washington, Dec. 6. It has been de termined by the provisional governor of Cuba that Christmas gifts sent from the United States to officers, soldiers and American employes serving in Cu ba shall be admitted free of uuty. Dr. Lnpponl Growing Worse. Rome, Dec. 6. Dr. Lapponl, physi cian to the pope, who has been serious ly ill for some time, is growing worse. complications have set in throuRh B,.eu- nioiiia, NEWHAVEIT, SENATE TO THRESH OUT NEGRO TROOPS' DUG! PRESIDENT AND TAFT ASKED TO SEND IN ALL IN FORMATION. Foraker and Penrose Resolutions Adopted Mr. Culberson Also Secures Amendment to Resolutions Asking Specifically for Order to Commander of Troops Directing' Him Not to Turn Over to Texas Authorities Certain of the Soldiers Demanded. Washington, Dec. 6. The senate to day adopted the Penrose resolution re quiring the president to send in infor mation regarding the discharge of the negro t romps of the Twenty-fifth in fantry, and also the Foraker resolu tion directing the seeretaary of war to transmit all information in the pas- session of his department on the inline subject. Both resolutions carry an identical amendment by Mr. Culberson asking specifically for the order to Major Penrose, commanding the j frooPs whk'h directed him not to turn over to the Texas autlvritieu certain of the troops demanded. This action followed a debate of two hours, and was taken without a roll call or oppos ing vote. The debate developed along two distinct lines, one as to the pro priety of asking t ho president for the information t of directing the secre tary of war to furnish it, and the other an indulgence by a few senators in comment on the merits of the eai-:e. Mr. Pipooner took the ground that in matters where congress had an abso lute right to information in the pas sosolon of the executive it had always been customary to direct a cabinet of ficer to furnish it. In matters where it had not this right and in which there was some doubt about the advis ability of publicity, congress usually made a request upon the president, if it desired the information, with the understaning that It shoul be furnl'she "if not Incompatible with the 'public interest." This view was supported also by Mr. Foraker, while Mr. Lodge quoted precedents to the contrary. To lay the foundation for a discus sion of this poirrt, Mr. Carter observ ed that "It had been alleged and not denied" that the troops In question ha committed murder in Texas. This brought Mr. Foraker to his feet with an emphatic disclaimer. The allega tion had been denied, he said, and (Continued on Second Page.) AUSTRIA PROFITS Br WAR. Following Lessons of Rusao-Jnpanesc Conflict In Building; New Guns. Budapest, Dec. 6. Addressing the ar my committee of the 'Hungarian dele- s-fltlnnH tn-dnv tho mlntfitpr nf tenr fnt- sidering also, the minister snld, im provement in the infantry rifle with a magazine that could be loaded with a single movement. Later in the day the members of the delegations visited the testing grounds. wherethey witnessed firing with the new : steady by a hydraulic brake. POSTAL CLfRK ARRESTED. Had Cleverest Method of Abstracting Money From Letters. New York, Dec. 6. George Bunnell, a railway postal clerk, reading at Port Jervls, was arraigned 'before United States Commissioner Shields to-day and held in $2,600 'ball for fur ther examination. Bunnell was ar rested yesterday by postal Inspectors on the Charge of taking money from letters. His arrest, which 1b regard ed as an Important one by the postal inspectors, follows a long investiga tion of the frequent disappearance. of money fr.m letters passing through the malls. Decoy letters with marked bills were found upon Bunnell when he wan taken into custody. The in spectors say bis method of abstra-ot-lng money was the most novel and tho cleverest that has ever come under their observation. GIFT TO HARVARD. Only Complete Set of Spectator." the Fnmons Cambridge, Mass., Dec. 6. What the Harvard college li'brary officials de clare to be the only complete set of the famous Spectator, to which Steele and other writers of the eighteenth century contributed, has been present ed to the college library by William R. Cattle, .ene of the instructors In Eng lish, and G'iidden Osborne, who played left tackle on this year's football team. Messrs. Castle and Osborne purchas ed the set from a Philadelphia dealer for $500 and the library officials value it at several times that amount. Churchill Not a Candidate. Concord, N. H., Dec. 6.-A statement was issued to-day by Winston Church ill in which he says he is not a candi date for United States senator. He an nounces that he will spend the winter In Concord engaged in forwarding the legislative programme of the Lincoln Republican club. COKK., FRIDAY DECEMBER 7 PILOTAGE BILL DEFEATED. Its Failure Openly Charged to Ameri can Federation of Labor. Washington, Dec. 6. The house by a vote of 110 to 164 to-day defeated the bill of Representative Littlefield of Maine removing discriminations against American sailing , vessels in the coasting trade. This bill common ly known as the anti-compulsory pilot age bill has been the subject of many 'hearings in the committee on mer chant marine and fisheries and ha excited great interest throughout the lake and ocean shipping sections of the country. , The debate raged for four and a halt hours, a score or more of repre sentatives participating. The result of tho vote was a surprise to the friends of the measure wh openly charged its defeat to the lAmer ican Federation of Labor. Many votes on the republican side, however, were secured as a protest against the inva sion of the rights of the states The delegation fi-m California as well as representatives from other western fJtates saw in the bill an opportunity to file a protest agaiiwt restricting the rights of states to deal with the pilot ago question at first hand and they availed themselves of the opportunity to g upon record. The house at 5 p. ni. adjourned un til noon to-morrow when war claims will be taken up. JANITOR HANCOCK GETS OFF A (.QUITTED OF III EFT FROM MAILS IN THIS CUT. Jury Out But Fifteen Minutes Many Testify to Ills Good Character but Clerk Farrell Adheres to Original Story That He Saw Accused Take Letters Counsel Says There's Thief In the Postofllee But He Is Not Hancock. Hartfoijd, Dee. 6. Frank T. Han. cock, who was the janitor of the New Haven postofllee, was acquitted to-day of the charge of theft of letters from the mails in that city,' the jury in the United States court being out but flf teen minutes. The trial of the aged janitor attracted considerable attention during the last two days on account of the large number of witnesses who appeared at the trial to testify to the good character of the Reused man, When the Jury announced its verdict Hancock, who lives ln Meriden, was congratulated by former Governor Chamberlain and other well-known citizens, who followed the trial with interest. Hancock was arrested after several attempts had been made to find the person or persons supposed to have been responsible for .the number of thefts of letters of value from the New Haven postofllee. When taken into custody he had in his possession a box containing several unopened letters, and claimed that he found them on the floor and was taking the letters with other scrap paper to the waste pile in the cellar. His attorney, Jacob P. Goodhart, of New Haven, in summing up the case to-day, said that "there was a thief In the New Haven postofllee, and that Hancock was not the man, but the scapegoat." He Intimated that the let ters which the defendant picked up were put there to shield the real crim inal and to throw the blame on Han cock. Hancock as a witness made a good impression on the stand and told a straightforward story, finishing lils tes timony during the morning session of the court to-day. Other witnesses to day were former Governor Chamber lain and Bernard E. Farrell, of New Haven, a clerk in the postofllee. Far rell yesterday said that he saw Han cock take the letters, and to-day ad hered to his original story. The argu ments, which were begun at noon, last ed until well along Into the afternoon. NEW SPANISH CABIET, Will Press Kfforts for Low of Associa tions. Madrid, Dec. .6. The declaration of tho new Armijo cabinet has been made. It announces the intention of the new government to continue its efforts for the passage of the Law of Associa tions. The Immediate ratification of the Algerciras convention is demanded and the government will suppress the collection of the Octroi or municipal imposts. In the chamber of deputies, Perez Caballero, the foreign ' minister, gave solemn assurance that the government was not supporting a policy of adven ture in Morocco, but that its sole pur pose was the safeguarding of the lives and property of foreigners at Tangier. 1. 1,000 for Shelley Note Books. London, Dec. 6. Three note books which formerly belonged to Shelley, the poet, containing autograph manuscript, a considerable portion of which has not been published, were sold at Sotheby's to-day for $15,000. The purchase Is said to have been made for an American. The manuscript forms a part of the library of the late Dr. Richard Garnett. keeper of printed books of the British museum. Purchase of Silver Resumed. Washington, Dec. 6. The government to-day resumed the purchase of silver, accepting bids for 200,000 ounces at 68.669 cents per fllle ounce. This is more than three and one-half cents an ounce lower than the offerings which were made at the time purchases were suspended nearly four weeks ago. 19(Mi J BRYAH CRIES SHA1E ACAINST THE PRESIDENT ASSAILS TIIE WARLIKE TONE OI THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE'S MESSAGE. Not Rljjht That the Army and Navy, the Instrument of Brute Force, Should be Placed Above the Nation's Sense of Justice as the Guarantor of Peace Doctrines Which the Demo crats Have B?en Advocating; Boldly Appropriated Some Things That Arc Good. Lincoln, Neb., Dec. 6. Commenting on President Roosevelt's message, W. J. Bryan said there wai3 much that was good and much that was bad in it, but it may be regarded as the president's most important state pa-pe-. : Mr. Bryan said: "The message con tains much that is democratic and for which the general public may well thank him. It contains something that v.us'ht to arouse isevere criticisms. The president boldly appropriates doctrines which tho democrats have been ad vocating and on the other hand, he announces some doctrines which are so absurd as to excite amusement if tho suggestions came from .a less prominent source. In some cases he takes advanced ground, In some case's ho retreats from ground already tak en." Mr. Bryan complains that what the president say.s on government by in junction will not bo satisfactory to the laboring men or to these who respect the right of trial by Jury. The presi dent's stand on child labor, the eight hour law and the risht of the people to criticize a judge is commended.' On President Roosevelt's reference to the Japanese question, Mr. Bryan says: "He pays a deserved tribute to the progress of the Japanese nation, and asks for legislation which will enable congress to protect the treaty rights of foreigners. That there should be such legislation cannot be generally disput ed, but a great deal depends upon the character of the legislation. If any bills are presented in regard to this suggestion they must be carefully sera tinlzed, lest they deny to the states the right to protect themselves and their people ln matters purely local." ..Finally, Mr. Bryan, deplores what he calls the presilent's warlike attitude He says: "There will be general dis appointment of the warlike tone of his message, where he discusses the army and navy. He speaks of the navy as tho surest guarantor of peace which this country possesses. 'Shame on the chief executive that he should place an Instrument of brute force above the na tion's sense of justice as a guarantor of peace, The best guarantor of peace Is our nation's principle to deal Justly with other nations. War ought to be a last resort, not a first consideration Itls bad enough to have a few profes sional soldiers. It is not necessary that the whole nation should 'be kept up all the time to the fighting point." FED SWILL TO CATTLV, But 100 Dairymen Are Allowed to Go on Promises. 'Louisville, Ky,, Dec. 6. Aaron Kohn, representing 100 dairymen, against whom charges were brought under the pure food law of feeding swill to cat. tie, pleaded guilty for his clients to-day, and accepted a suspension of sentence of $100 fine and a jail sentence of fifty days against each defendant. The fine and jail sentence will be an nulled only on condition that the dairy men clean their premises by April 1, and quit feeding swill to cattle. At a conference of lawyers, physi cians and health officers previous to the sentence the startling revelation was made that twenty-five pounds of ma nure Is consumed every day in milk drunk im Louisville; that some of the milk contains pus; that many cans are refilled without washing, and that nu merous stables are in a filthy condi tion. SEVERE FIGHT IN LETTE. Constabulary Encounters Pulnjane Band Both Sides Suffer. Manila, Dec. 7. A column of con stabulary troops encountered a band jf Pulajanes between La Paz and Terragona, on the island of Leyte, December 5. In the battle that fol lowed four soldiers were killed and eight wounded. Among the wounded wns Lieu'tenant Ralph P. Yates, jr. His wounds are not serious. Thirty Pulajanes were killed and many were wounded and captured. 'No detaa'llia of the fight have been re ceived. Wreck on Mlchlgnn Central. Detroit, Mich., Dec. 6. A south bound Michigan Central passenger tra;n on the Bay City-Detroit division, juuped the track to-night two miles north of Ot ter lake. Four persons were badly hurt and twenty slightly injured. Physi cians were hastily secured from the noaresttown, and a relief train bearing additional physicians was dispatched from Bay City. ( hlppewns on Verge of Starvation. Grand 'Marais, Minn., Dee. 6. Manv of the Chippewa Indians at the Grand Portage reservation are on the verge of starvation. They exceed the customary allowance of flour and pork from the government but do not get it. An ap peal has been sent to Major S. V. Campbell, Indian agent at Ashland, TIIE CABIilNGTON PrjJSLIsnmo rn HALF MILLION DOLLAR FIRE. West Lynn Suffers Severe Loss Eleven Persons Injured. Lynn, Mass., Dec. 6.-iExplosion fol lowed by quickly spreading lire brought disaster to West Lynn to-day,' and scarred the manufacturing district of that section. Eleven persons were In jured, and the loss of property exceeds a half million dollars. The insurance amounts to $350,000. The cause of the disaster was the blowing up of an im perfect boiler in the four story wooden shoe factory building of the P. J. Harney Shoe Manufacturing Co. The Ule' wnlcn immediately broke out, de stroyed the Harney, plant, and extend. ed so rapidly to nearby structures that fourteen buildings were consumed be- torethe fire was checked by firemen trom Lynn, Boston, Salem and Saugus, Of the injured, only one is ln a danger ous position. Had the fire swept through, the fac tory district at an hour when the em ployes were at work, it is thought a terriDie loss or lire would have result ed. ANOTHER POSIPOAEMENT. Mayor Schmitz and Attorney Ruef Given Until Monday to Plead. San Francisco, Dec. 6. Mayor Schmitz and Abraham Ruef were ar raigned in Judge Dunne's court to-day on charges of extortion found against them by the grand jury. Their attor neys made a successful effort to have the time for taking the plea postponed. Mayor Schmitz and Mr. Ruef were granted a continuance until Monday to plead. BUSINESS MEN'S MEETING MOST LARGELY ATTENDED AN Nt AL EVER HZLV, Ralph S. Pngtcr Unanimously Elected President Election of Auditors and Directors Mnny Resolutions Offered and Accepted Excellent Banquet Served nt the Close of Meeting. The most largely attended annual meeting ever held 'by the New Haveii Business Men's association took place last evening In Heublein's hall. H I. Atwater made an excellent address nominating for president Ralph S. Pa'gter, who was unanimously elected. The entire meeting was very (interest ing, although a long one. - S. B. Dibble, the retiring president, was in the chair. After the (meeting- a delightful banquet was served. The annual report of the secretary showed that the work of the collection department made a marked gain over last year. Claims amounting to $22, 633.38 have been sent in for collection and $8,865.63 has been collected for membership during the year ending November 30, 1906. The annual report of the retiring president will :be found in another part of this paper. The following officers were elected for the ensuing year: President Ralph S, Pagter. First vice 'president S. S. Adams. Second vice president H. W. Kelley. Secretary E. J. Ldnsley, Aftsi'stant secretary O. E. Lapham. The following auditors and directors were aluo elected: 9. Fred Strong, ft D. Mlur, B. I. A'twater, S. P. Butler, C. B. Hart, R. C. Lightbourn, L. A. Mansfield.Fred R. Moule, F. A. O'Neill Oeorge D. Post, F. B. Sweet, L. T. Snow, S. B. Dibble, C. W. Pickett, J. H. Kirby and William F. Moran. Colonel Post offered the following resolution: "Resolved, That we, the members of the New Haven Business Men's association, heartily endorse the action of the State Business Men's as sociation for its efficient work in ref erence to the insurance and freight cuestlons." It was unanimously accepted. In response to a letter received from (Continued en Second Page.) RARK WORK BRINGS $103 Duplicate Copy of Thirteenth Amend ment Abolishing; Slavery, Boston, Dec. 6. A duplicate copy of the resolutions of congress, submit ting to the states the thirteenth amend ment, abolishing slavery, passed in 1864- tm, a rare worit from the library of James Terry of Hartford, Conn., was sold at public auction to-day, after en tftuslastlc bidding, to a representative of a New York publishing house. The price was $103. The correspondence of -Governor William Plumer of New Hampshire, in sixteen volumes, was purchased for the congressional libra ry at Washington, A Quarter's Passenger Traffic. Albany, N. T., Dec. 6. The total number of cash fares collected on the surface, elevate! and subway lines of Greater New York for the quarter end ing September 30, 1906, was 324,681,124, as against 302,335,510 collected during the same period of 1905, Transfers is ued were 96,186,878, and increase of 22, 871,095. The car mileage shows an in crease of 1,979,308 miles. Oppose Restriction of Immigration. New York, Dec. 6. At a mass meet ing held in Cooper union to-night un der the direction of the new Immi grants Protective league, resolutions were adopted, addressed to President Roosevelt and both branches of con gress, protesting against the proposed restriction of immigration as provided for in the Lodge-'G'ardner bill now be fore congress. SERIOUS AFF TO COUNT MSIEU1E DEPUTIES LEAVE THE VREXCH CHAMBER WHEN BE STARTS TO SPEAK. Bonl Not Greatly DIsconcerted-Gand. y Dressed and With Hands in Pocket. He Crltiel.es Government's Moroccan Policy-Interesting Debata on the Subject-M. Janre., the So ciallst Leader, Speaks of the Fear of Military Germany Foreign Minister's Reply Vote of Confidence. Paris, Dec. 6.-A remarkable seen followed the interpellation of the gov. ernment on the Moroccan question it the chamber of deputies to-day by M. Xaures, the socialist leader. Cbnnt Boni de Castellane unexpectedly as cended the tribune, whereupon half the deputies abruptly left the house. - , Count Boni, however, was not greatly disconcerted. Wearing a red necktie and a lavender-colored waistcoat, and with his hands in his pockets he adi dressed the chamber after M. Jaures, airily arguing that France was contin uing the policy of exForeign Minister Delcasse, which aimed at the conquest of Morocco. The galleries of the chamber of dep uties were crowded by people desirous to hear the Moroccan debate. Among, the audience were many members of the diplomatic corps, and the entire cabinet, with Premier Clemenceau, at its head, occupied the ministerial -benches. !M. Jaures, the socialist leader, open ed the proceedings with interpellating -the governments the reasons for" un dertaking action in Morocco before the ratification of the Algerciras conven tion. He contended that 'France -waa embarking on a dangerous adventure in. order to suppress anarchy, and might be drawn into a military expedition which would mean nothing less than a masked conquest of Morocco. The French foreign office had been advised that not one of the signatories of the Algerciras convention, to, which the recent Franco-Spanish agreement regarding Morocco was presented, rais ed any objection .to the terms of the new understanding. Amid some applause from the left, M. Jaures depicted the sultan of Moroc co sending troops to Tangier, and leav- . ing the international squadron the al ternative of withdrawing from that port,, in which case the foreigners would be abandoned to anarchy, or remaining in the ambiguous position of warrant- ' (Continued on Second Page.) WEST AFRICAN IMPIRE. Winston Spencer Churchill Says Eng land Must Soon Embark on Great Scheme. Manchester, Eng., Dec. 6. tDeliverttia an address to-night at the banquet of the British -Cotton Growing association. Winston Spencer Churchill, under sec retary for the colonies, referred to the necessity of building a railroad ln Ni geria to assist in the development of cotton growing. He said the day was not far distant when Great Britain would be forced to embark upon a great scheme for the amalgamation of Leone, the Gold 'Coast and the two Nl gerias. The publio would then wake up to a realization of their possession of 4 West African empire. . Mr. Churchill said he trusted that fcyi this time vigilant humanity would have eradicated the cruel customs of bar-' barism and superstition from this ter ritory, to make possible a steady and constant stream, of the indlspensabla raw materials needed to nourish and re fresh the interests of Lancashire. CONDUCTOR SENT TO JAIL. Hartford Trolley Employe Who Failed to Bins Hp Fares. Hartford, Dec. 6. David A. B3ftke formerly a conduotor on the Hartford line of the Consolidated Railway com pany, who was charged with embez zlement on eight counts, growing out of alleged failures to ring up fares, 'pleaded guilty to the charge in the criminal superior court to-day before Judge Roraiback and was sentenced to thirty days in jail and a fine of $10, During the trial counsel for the Cton isolidaited railway claimed that one one day Blake failed to ring up 179 fares. SIX.YEAR TERM BILL Amendment to Constitution Presented by Senator Cullom. Washington, Dec. 6. A term of six years for the president and vice-president of the United States is proposed by Senator Cullom in a joint resolution Introduced to-day providing for an amendment to the constitution. The resolution declares also that the presi dent and vice-president shall not be el igible for re-election. Yale Defeats Trinity. Hartford, Dec. 6. Yale' defeated the Trinity basketball team at the Trinity college gymnasium to-night easily by the score of 43 to 14. It was Trinity's first game of the season. Wren play ed best for the visitors while Donnel ly did the best work for the Trinity five. Carnegie Promises 9100,000. Adklntown, Ont., Dec. 6. Principal Gordon of Queens university announc ed to-day that Andrew Carnegie haa promised $100,000 to Queens universi ty endowment fund to complete the half million when the $400,000 requiredi $ag been subscribed, '