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PAGES TWELVE PAGES VOL LXXI NO 93 PRICE TWO CENTS. NEW IIAYEX, CONX.. SATFTIDAY APEIL 6 1907 THE CAERINGTON PUBLISHING CO. S BURNED 10 WATERS' EDGE 4 OF THE PASSENGERS, SOME SIXTY-FIVE SAFELY LANDED. Vessel on Way to Albany from New York When Fire is Discovered in Hold Amidships Crew Finding it Impossible to Control Flames Ties Up to Edwin Gould's Dock nt Dobbs Ferry Thirteen Horses Perish. Dobbs Ferry, N. Y., April 5. The steamer City of Troy, -of the Citizens' line, was burned to the water's edge here to-night. All the passengers, some sixty -five in number, were landed safe ly. The steamer was completely, de stroyed with its large cargo of freight and thirteen horses. Edwin Gould's dock, to which the City of Troy tied up when it was found impossible to control the flames, was also destroyed. The City of Troy left New York at 6 o'clock to-night bound up the river for Albany to Tray. The fire was discov ered at about 8 o'clock when the boat was about eight miles below Dobbs Fer ry. It broke out In the hold amidships and rapidly gained headway. The crew fought the flames for some time before the boat was turned shorewards, but when It was seen they could not con trol them, the captain turned his boat for Dobbs Ferry. When she tied up at the Gould dock the fire had gained such headway that little attempt was made to extinguish it and every effort was bent toward landing the passeng ers successfully. When it was thought that everyone had been landed safely it was discovered that a woman passenger was asleep in her berth, and two Dobbs iFerry firemen, Alfred Smith and Rob ert Wilson, rushed into the burning boat and carried ' the woman safely ashore. An effort was made to rescue a num ber of horses on board but the flames had gained such headway that it was found impossible to reach them and they perished. The dock to which the City of Troy tied up took Are and was destroyed. It was with some difficulty that the flames were prevented from taking hold of the Manilla Anchor brewery, which is very near the dock. The passengers from the City of Troy returned to New York on the 11:30 , train. The City of Troy was a steam prdpel ler steamboat, 280.6 feet long, and 38 feet In hreadjth, drawing ten feet of water. Her gross tonnage was 1,527, net tonnage 1,280. . The steamboat had a crew of forty-eight men. (Her cap tain was Charles Bruner, and her mate John Scott. She had 200 staterooms. SMATHERS AND BILLINGS. Both Testily in f amous lou union "Dope" Case. New York, April S. The defense In the case of the Memphis Trotting asso ciation against Elmer E. Smathers, for the possession of the gold cup won by Smathers' horse Major Delmar from C K. G. Billings' horse Lou Dillon at Memphis, October 18, 1904, rested this afternoon and the trial of the case was continued until Monday. Both Mr. Smathers and Mr. Billings were on the stand to-day. Mr. Smath ers Btated that the story which had "been told to the effect that he had made offers for the drugging of Lou Dillon were absolutely untrue. He denied ab solutely the story told by Ed Sanders, his former trainer, who said that Smathers -had instructed him to find out If It was possible to have Lou Dil lon beaten in the race and when he re plied that he could have it done for $10, 000 Smathers replied that he would not pay more than $3,000. Mr. Billings testified that his mare seemed to be in proper condition when he reached the quarter pole, but when he touched her with the whip she did not respond as was her habit but began to die down. He also testified that he had not said at the time of the race that his mare w?.s sick and had been for several days. CANADA TO HAVE 'U. S. BISON. One Half of the Animals In This Country to be Sold. Denver, Col., April E. 'Howard Eaton of Wolf, Mont., announced to-day that a herd of 450 bison, owned by Michael Pablow, now at Flathead reservation, thirty-five miles west of Missoula, Mont., is about to pass into possession of the Canadian government, to which Pablow has given an option for the purchase of the animals. Some time ago Eaton procured an option on the herd at $300 a head and presented it to the United States government. Presi dent Roosevelt was desirous of pre serving to the United States the herd, comprising' half of all the bison surviv ing in this country, Mr. Eaton said, but no appropriation was made for the pur pose. Breaks Hurdle Record. New York, April 5 Harry Hillman of the New York Athletic club broke the 220 yard' American indoor low hur dle record, to-night at The military athletic league games in Brooklyn. His mark was 26 1-5 seconds, a fifth .below the former record which he also held. 6,000 Fnlnters on Strike. New York, April 6. It is now said that more than 5,000 painters are on strike in Greater New York. Work was stoppe dto-day on a number of school houses in Manhattan as well as on other buildings, over 1,000 stopping work. BEER FAMINE THREATENED. Pittsburg Has Strike of 1,800 Brewery Workers. Pittsburg, Pa., April 5 Pittsburg is threatened with a beer famine as the result of the strike to-day of 1,501) workers employed at twenty-four breweries in this city. The Pittsburg Brewing company ani the Independent Brewing company, two of the largest breweries In the city are completely tied up. The brewers agreed to give the men shorter hours and more pay if they would agree to submit the other ques tions to arbitration, but this was re fused and the men went out to-day. The Liberty Brewing company and the Hazelwood Brewing company, two of the independents, , signed up this morning and are working. GREATEST IN THE WOULD. Japan Flans Mnmmonth Bnttleship to be Built In England. London, April 5. It is reported here that the largest battleship in the world, to have a displacement of 21,000. tons, is to be built in England for the Japanese government, and that a commission al ready is on its way here from Japan for the purpose of placing the contract with one or another of the great Brit ish shipbuilders. It has been believed that Japan would, in the future, build all her own warships, but it is now tnougnt that a vessel of this size would be too great an undertaking for her, and it is known that the Japanese admiralty has a full programme for its home yards. , The cost of this new battleship will be about $11,250,000. MEET AT CARNEGIE'S HOME UNIQUE AND NOTABLE GATHER ING IN NEW YORK. Affair Arranged by Officers of the Na tional Civic Federation as a Fore runner of the Big Peace Meeting Next Week Guests Include Repre sentatives of Labor, Men of AVealth and Men and Women, Who for the Sake of the Cause, Have Concerned Themselves With Labor Problems. New York. April 6. There was a unique and. notable gathering to-night at the East Ninety-first street nome or Andrew Carnegie, where several hun dred persons Identified with or other wise interested In affairs Industrial had responded to an invitation to spend what the host termed a "peace even ing." The affair was arranged by the officers of toe National Civic Sedera- tion, and was intended as a forerunner of the big peace meeting to be held in this city next week. The guests, who included representa tives of the labor organizations, men of wealth and men and women who for the sake of the cause have concerned themselves with labor problems, were received bv Mr. and Mrs. Carnegie. An fciour was given over to an inspection of the residence and acquaintance making before the formal programme was ooened. Among those present were Ralph Easlev. of the Civic Federation; Mar cus M. Marks, president of the Whole sale Clothiers' association; H. H. Vree- land. of the Metropolitan Street Rail way company; Archbishop Farley and Monsiernor Lavelle, of the cathedral Herman Robinson, organizer of Uie American Federation of Labor: Eph taim Kaufman, of the Clothing Cut ters: former President James Holland, of the Central Federated union; James H. Hatch, a well-known labor leader; Michael A. Fitzgerald, former president of the Letter Carriers, now a deputy secretary of the state; Isaac A. Hop per, of the Building Trades Employers (Continued on Eighth Page.) SANITARIUM DESTROYED. All Patients Believed to Have Escaped Except One. Willimantic, April 15. The Grand View sanitarium at South Windham, about thrae and a half miles below tWs city, is burning and will probably be totally destroyed. Between twenty and thirty patients are said to be there at the present time. It is conducted by a company headed by John Donahue. The building is a large one and was former ly a summer hotel. The building was burned to the ground, and all the inmates aro believ ed to have escaped with the exception of one aged woman. Cornell and Toronto Fence. Ithaca, N. Y., April 5 The interna. tional fencing match between Cornell university and the University of Toron to was held here to-night, but had not been finished at a very late hour. The score at 1 o'clock stood 15 to 6 in favor of Cornell, ivith ten bouts yet to be contested. The bouts did not begin un til after 10 o clock owing to the late ness of the train upon which the Cana dians arrived. The meet was stopped by common consent at the sixteenth bout. Cornell therefore won. Miss McCInnnhan Returns. Stamford, April 5. Miss Giles Gam ble IMcClanahan, daughter of the late William MeClanadan, and who disap peared from her home in New Canaan last Tuesday, returned, It was learned to-day, to her home last night, accom panied by Dr. C. H. Scoville, her con servator, and Annie Fhillips, a nurse. Miss McClanahan made no statement as to why she went away. STORY REVIVED THAT ... CZAR IS TO ABDICATE LONDON PAPER HEARS HE WILL DO SO WITHIN A MONTH. Mind Said to Have Given Away In capable of Performing Smallest Duties of His Rank Grand Duke Michael to be Appointed Regent During the Infancy of the Csarevltch Marriage Arranged Between the Dnke and Princess Victoria of Schlcswlg-Hoistcln. London, April 5 The Daily Mirror claims to be in a position to announce upon the "highest authority" that the emperor of Russia purposes to abdicate within a month and that Grand Duke Michael will be appointed regent dur ing the Infancy of the czarevitch. For the past three or four weeks, the paper says, the events in that direction have been proceeding with lightning rapidi ty in St. Petersburg but the secret has been well kept. Continuing the Daily Mirror says: 'Lately the emperor's mind has giv en way even more completely and he has shown himself incapable of per forming the smallest duties of his rank." The lower house of parliament Is to be abolished and there will be formed a military dictatorship with the object of stamping out revolution and putting an end to anarchy in Russia. The pa per declares further than a marriage has been arranged between Grano Duke Michael and Princess Victoria of Schles- wig-Holsteln and chat the visit to Lon don of the. dowager empress of Russia was chiefly for the purpose of negotiat ing this marriage. Count Bankendorff, the Russian am bassador to Great Britain, in an inter view regarding the story published in the Dally Mirror, expressed surprise therewith and said he had heard noth ing ofticially or otherwise to confirm these statements. He did not believe them,-but on the contrary, he discredit ed the story entirely. Baron Sternberg, the Russian consul-general, when ques tioned regarding this story said it was "all rubbish." PROTEST TO ROOSEVELT. Exception Taken to His Reference to Moyer and Haywood. New York, April 5. The exeoutive committee of the organization known as the Moyer-Haywood Protest confer ence announced to-night that It had sent to President Roosevelt a letter protesting against the president's ref erence to Moyor and Haywood in the letter addressed to Representative James Sherman, and recently made public in connection with the E. H. Harrlman letter incident. Prejudged by President Snys Haywood. Boise, Idaho, April 6. William D. Haywood, secretary of the Western Federation of Miners, in prison here in connection with the assassination of ex-Governor Steunenberg, commenting upon President Roosevelt's reference to him In the recently published letter to J. S. Sherman of New York, about the Roosevelt-Harrlman episode, has made the following statement: "I do not desire to make an extended statement with regard to President Roosevelt's' reference to me In his let ter to Congressman Sherman. The president says that I am an 'undesira ble citizen,' the Inference being that, as such, I should be put out of the way. His Influence is all powerful, and his statement, coming, as It does, on the eve of my trial for life, will work me Irreparable Injury, ani do more to pre vent a fair trial than everything that has been said and done against me In the past," HEARING CONCLUDED. Matter of Harrlman's Transactions in Railroad Securities. Washington, April 5 After two days of argument the Interstate commerce commission to-day concluded its hear ing in the Investigation of the trans actions of E. H. Harrlman in Southern Pacific and Chicago & Alton securities, and took the case under advisement. There were three addresses UHiJay, one by Attorney John G. Milburn inde fenso of Mr. Harrlman's course; and one each by Special Attorneys C. A. Severance and Frank C. Kellogg In cri ticism of it. Mr. JM'ilburn enlarged upon the con tention that the Union Pacific and Southern Pacific had not been compet ing lines before their consolidation, but urged that even if they were, one of them had the right to purchase the property of the other. Messrs. Sever ance and Kellogg contended for the ap plicability of the anti-trust law to the purchase of the Southern Pacific by the Union Pacific, and Mr. Kellogg cri ticised sharply Mr. Harriman's dealings in the Chicago & Alton securities. Earthquake in the Alps. Geneva, Switzerland, April 5. There were two earthquakes to-day In the Rhoetikon Alps, on the Austro-Swlss frontier. They caused numerous ava lanches, and sections of forest land were swept away by tae landslides. China to Borrow for Arsenals. London, April 6. The Shanghai cor respondent of the Morning Post says In a dispatch that the Chinese govern ment proposes to raise a foreign loan of $7,500,000 for the purpose of erecting and equipping arsenals and for the con struction of a railroad from Pekin to Kalgan, 125 miles to tiie northwest. $100,000 FOR YALE. Bequest by Late William C. Fgleston of New York. New York, April 5 Among the be quests made in the will tit William C. Egleston of New York, who died March 25, and which was filed for probate to day, is one of $100,000 to Yale university to establish a fund to be known as the "William C. Egleston fund," the in come of which is to bo useJ for the purchase of standard: works and rare editions for the general library of the university. AFTER CONVENTION. Kansas City Republicans to Raise $100,000 for the National. Kansas City, Mo., April 6. The Tiger Republican club to-day appointed a committee to raise $100,000 to bring the republican national convention of 1908 to Kansas City. Announcement. Mr. William H. Conklin, Secretary of tne Carrington Publishing Company, who has represented the Journal and Courier among the business men and others of New Haven for many years, and whose friends are legion, will con tinue his work for tho paper as here tofore. NEW YORK-BOSTON TRAINS ONE OR MORE EXTRA ONES TO BE PUT ON. Ileauit of Conferences Between Ofllcluls of the Consolidated Road and Boston Merchants' Association Ordinary Fare to be Charged Merchant Agree to Reduction of Limit of Free Freight Storage. Boston, April 5. As a result of two long conference held here to-day be tween the Boston, Merchants' associ ation and the Now England Dry Goods association members, and Officials of the New York, New Haven & Hart ford rallroai, assurances of a better passenger train service with New York, and of Improved ' facilities for handling freight at the South station terminal were given. G. L. Connor, passengpr traffic manager at New Ha ven stated that he would recommend the putting on of one or more five-hour trains between Boston and New York, composed of fassengei' coaches, at the ordinary fare. Complaints were made by the mer chants of .delays in handling freight at the Boston sheds, Vice President Tim othy E. Byrnes of the railroad said that the trouble was due In great measure to the Boston merchants themselves, as six days' free storage at the Boston freight terminal allowed by agreement often extended to eleven or twelve days, thus delaying the 'delivery and shipments. The merchants agreed to accept a reduction in the limit of free storage ot freight from six to four days. M 'V O VER I M PR O VED. Ills Wife Insists That He Leave Sani tarium In Stamford. New York, April 5. Sam H. Harris, McGovern's former manager, said to day that, although McGovern had left the sanitarium at Stamford, a cottage has been engaged for him in that city, and he will visit the sanitarium dally, and continue to be under the observa tion of Dr. Given. He will be subject to no restraint, however. Mr. Harris said the party which went to Stamford to-day at Mrs. McGovern's request In clude! Dr. Quinn, Dr. Joseph Creamer, Walter Moore, Joseph Kenney, Mrs. McOo'vern and Mr. Harris. The doc tors in this party examined McGovern, found him much Improved, but not en tirely recovered, and recommended that he remain at the sanitarium for a few months. Mrs. McGovern, however, In sisted that he be allowed to leave it, and as he was never committed by a court, It was decided1 to engage a cot tage for him in Stamford, where he could visit the sanitarium each day. WHIPPING POST USED. Wife Beater Punished at City Jail in Baltimore. Baltimore, Md., April 5. The whip ping post was called Into use at the city jail here to-day, for the first time In twenty years. Saylor Brooks, color ed, was given nine lashes on his bare back with a cat-o'-nlne tails, in connec tion with a two months' jail sentence ( for wife beating. The negro treated the flogging lightly ani smiled after it was finished. Arrested In -Connection With Peonage Cases. New York, April 5. Following an In vestigation by United States secret ser vice agents, Michael Tandlisch, a res taurant proprietor, and Stanley Bagg, a private detective, were arraigned be- fore United States Commissioner Shields to-day and held In $5,000 ball each for further examination Tuesday, They were charged with conspiracy In con nection with peonage cases and with attempting to bribe government offi cers. Identifled by Maude Adams. Chicago, 'April 5. Mrs. Mary Neigh lor, wardrobe mistress of the "Peter Pan" company, now playing in this city, was found to-day dead in her room. She was accidentally asphyxiat ed by gas. The body was Identifled by iliss -AJaude Adams. 'JEROME DROPS FIGHT ; TRIAL PROCEEDS MONDAY DISTRICT ATTORNEY DECIDES NOT TO APPEAL TO APPEL ATE DIVISION. Accepts Finding of Thaw Commission in Lunacy After Consultation With Judicial Friends Case Now to be Pressed Forward to an Early Ver dict or What is Regarded More Likely, a Disagreement of the Jury Delmas May Argue Two Days. New York, April 5. The trial of Har ry K. Thaw will proceed on Monday morning when Delphln M. Delmas, the leading counsel for the defense, will be gin his summing up address to the jury. District Attorney Jerome decided late to-day not to apply to the appellate di vision of the supreme court for a writ of prohibition or mandamus to halt the trial. He reached this decision. It is said, after a consultation with eminent counsel. Mr. Jerome may argue briefly on Monday morning against the con firmation of the report of the lunacy commission which declared Thaw to be sane, but he is aware that Justice Fitzgerald's disposition is to confirm I tho report which was unanimous. The district attorney still has many wit nesses under subpoena but it is said I that he has decided not to call them and will ' press the trial forward to an early verdict or what is regarded more j likely, a disagreement of the jury. I When Justice Fitzgerald yesterday declined to. grant the district attorney accession to the minutes of the lunacy commission. Mr. Jerome threatened to carry the matter to the appellate divi sion on the ground that he had been excluded from the Anal examination of Thaw by the commission. He said he had been willing to waive the right to be present, with the understanding, of course, that he was to be allowed to ' have possession of the testimony. He had promised the commission not to use this testimony against the prisoner in any way at his trial. Immediately after yesterday's ad journment, Mr. Jerome set about to seek for precedents upon which to base his application to the higher court. He was at his office ngain early this morn ing and then went to the appellate di vision building. Instead of applying for a stay of the trial, however, Mr. Jerome sought , counsel among his judicial friends, and it Is said to be upon their advice that he reconsidered his deter mination to press the matter. I Dr. Allan McLane Hamilton was on tho stand as a witness for the defense when the trial proper was halted more than two weeks ago. In order that the (Continued- on Eighth Page.) DR. CRAPSEY'S FUTURE. Decides Vpon Settlement Work In City ,of Rochester. Rochester, April 5. Rochester, where for twenty-eight years he carried . on his work as rector of St. Andrew's Episcopal church, is to continue to be the scene of Algernon S. Crapsey's la bora. Settlement work has been se lected by Dr. Crapaey as tho most promising field for his endeavors, and to the furthering of the project he will organize an association similar to the St.. Andrew's brotherhood. Dr. Crap sey will preach at the Unitarian church on Sunday night and hold a conference with his friends to make arrangements for the work. MAY TIE VP SHIPPING. Masters, Pilots and Mates in Coast wise Business Want More Pay. New York, April 5. There is a pos sibility, it is stated, of a tie-up in coastwise shipping, if the owners do not grant the demands of the masters, mates ani pilots for an increase In pay. The companies are said to be pre paring for trouble, and are arranging to secure outside men. It is said the demand for more pay to be made jy the members of Harbor No. 1 of the Masters, Mates and Pilots association here will be followed by similar de mands in Boston, Philadelphia and Baltimore. 'CONSTANTLY UNDER GUARD. Bonding Company's Men at Hoadley's House in AVaterbury. Waterbury, Conn., April 5. Charles E. HoadJey, whose accounts as man ager for western Connecticut of the New EnglanJ Mutual Life Insurance company are said to be tangled, is un der constant guard at his home by men said to represent tho North American Bonding company of Montreal, which is on Ms bond for $5,000. No warrant for Mr. Hoadley's arrest has yet been issued. Threaten to Blow Up Vessels. Hamburg, April 5. Pamphlets signed by the "Executive Committee" have been distributed among the ships where Imported English 'longshoremen are quartered, threatening to blow up the 'vessels, urging at the same time that the Germans employed on the ships leave at once, No importance, how ever, is attached to the distribution of the circulars in shipping circles. Don't Want Exposition. Essen, Prussia, April 5. At a general meeting of the German iron and steel manufacturers held here to-day unan imous objection was voiced against the proposed world's exposition in Berlin in 1913, the twenty-fifth year of Em peror William's reign. It was charac terized as futile and unprofitable. THREATENED PRESIDENT. Texas Man Accused of Writing Letters May be Insane. New York, April 6. Mercos Flores, who came here from San Antonio, Texas, was arrested to-day on a charge of writing letters to the United States ponsion department threatening to "deal with President Roosevelt" unless action was taken on a certain pension application. After an examination be fore the magistrate Flores was com mitted to Bellevue for an examination as to his sanity. The arrest was made by United States Examiner P. L. Cole. For some time past the pension de partment faas been receiving a series of incoherent and rambling letters from this city signed "Mercos Flores" and demanding that "justice be done" in the case of his brother's claim for a pension. ' WORKED TOWNS IN THIS STATE. Woman Arrested in Boston Alleged Fugitive From Justice. Boston, April 5 On the charge of be ing a fugitive from justice from Rhode Island, where she is wanted on the charge of using the mails in a scheme to defraud, Mrs. Phoebe Luclnda Church, otherwise known s Mrs. George L. Burt, was brought before Commissioner Hayes at the federal building to-day. She was arrested at Springfield yesterday. It is charged 'that Mrs. Burt has lived in several cities and towns in this state, Rhode Island and Connecticut, and that she has realized hundreds of dollars by a scheme of' advertising appliances for raising poultry, which, it Is claimed, she d'id not possess. Commissioner Hayes held the defendant for a hear ing in Rhode Island in $1,000. REY. G. TUCKERMAN DEPOSED ACTION TAKEN BY BISHOP CO ADJUTOR D. II. GEER. After Six Months the Clergyman, Who Could Not Accept the Doctrine of the Holy Trinity and the Virgin Mary, is Relieved of His Orders Now a Min ister of the Unitarian Denomination Delay in His Case Criticised. Boston, April 5. It was learned to night that Rev. Gustavus Tuekerman, of this city, and formerly of New York and St. Louis, had been formally dei posed from the priesthood of the Epis copal church by Rt. Rev. Dr. David EC. Greer, Wshop-coadjuttir of New York, with which diocese Rev. Mr. Tucker man has been canoriieally connected. Mr. Tuckerman's relations with the Episcopal church are severed because he could no longer accept the teaching of that communion regarding the doc trine of the Holy Trinity and the Vir gin birth, and he Is now a minister of the Unitarian denomination. Although sentence of deposition was pronounced last Tuesday in New York by Bishop Greer, it is not generally known In ttte Episcopal church that Rev. Mr. Tuekerman Is no longer a member of it. In to-morrow's Issue of the Living Church,! the organ of the Catholic party in the United States, an article will appear criticising the ap parent failure of the ecclesiastical au thorities In New York and Boston to suspend Rev. Mr. Tuekerman from th Episcopal body, as some time ago he left his place as rector of the Church of the Holy Faith, One Hundred and Sixty-sixth street, New York, and took up work at the Theodore Parker Memo rial Unitarian church in Boston. The article states that Rev. Mr. Tuekerman is still carried on the clsrgy lists of the Episcopal church, and practically de mands his suspension. An investigation here tu-nlght dis closed the fact that last year the min ister decided to abandon his orders in the church, and that six months ago he so notified Bishop Greer. Bishop Greer suspended Rev. Mr. Tuekerman, but the bishop, under the canons having six months before he was compelled to take final action, did not depose title clergy man until this week. New York, April 5, "Mr. Tuekerman was deposed as a minister of the Epis copal church at his own request," said Bishop Greer to the Associated Press to-night. "There is no way for a man to resign from the church except by active deposition by the bistiop, and it was at Mr. Tuckerman's own solicita tion that I pronounced him deposed last Tuesday. There is nothing whatever in his moral character that can be crit icised. He simply desired to leave the church to enter social settlement work in Boston. He is a man of higtv char acter and mind. I simply complied with his desire." DISASTROUS TORNADO. Score of Persons Killed and 9300,000 Damage Done. New Cleans, April 5. A score of persons were killed to-day by a tornado which swept for 300 miles across por tions of Louisiana, Mississippi and Ala bama. Parts of four towns were de vastated with damage exceeding $500,- 000. The wind' damaged property, crops ana? telegraph wires. Assistant Adjutant-General Indicted. Charleston, W. Va., April 6. Colonel A. S. Hutson, assistant adjutant gen eral of the West Virginia national 'Guard, was indicted by the grand jury to-day charged with misappropriating $S0O of the state's funds. An investi gation being made by a military board caused the indictment. It is said the peculations cover eight years and may reach $30,000,' COMTTEE REQUESTS rigid reiiaw WOULD HAVE EVERY DETAIL OF HARBOR REPORT GONE OVER. President Warren of the Chamber of Commerce Asked to Appoint a Special Committee of Inquiry Definite and Conclusive Decision Desired as to Whether or Not the Report Is Cor rect Committeemen Inform Sir. Warren They Will Wot Accept He, appointment. ' - , It is reported that President Warren of the Chamber of Commerce has re ceived a communication from the com mittee on harbor, in which, the commit tee officially calls the attention' of the Chamber to the public contradictions of their report, and" the personal attacks upon themselves which have been re cently made, and asks President War ren to appoint a special committee to examine paragraph by paragraph the annual report of the committee which has been attacked, and compare it with, the reports of the United .States en gineers, the records of the Cham-ber, the United States census and other documentary evidence upon which tha report is based, and to make definlta and conclusive decision whether the re port of the committee on harbor ia correct, and In harmony with the re ports and records above mentioned. The committee have made no (reply t the attacks which have been made, and it is safid that they believe that a fair and logical decision could not be obtained by a loose discussion, such a3 was commenced in the attacks upon their report. They believe that as they were in the service of the Chamber of Commerce, that it la the duty of tha chamber to make an investigation ten ascertain whether the attacks upon, their, report are justified by the facts. They say that theyv believe that ev ery person of intelligence and fairness, and all who have, the interest of New Haven at heart, will reserve ther, judgment until a proper tribunal can examine the evidence. 'Some (of the committee have served for ten years past, antt it is stated that they all have Informed President Warren that they will not accent a re appointment. '. ; CARNEGIE GIVES $6,000,000. Also Establishes .Pension Fund., at . Pittsburg Institute. Pittsburg, April 5. W. N. Frew, pres-' ider.t of the board of trustees of tho Carnegie institute, made public a letter to-day he received from Andrew Car negie in New York, announcing that Mr. Carnegie has made an endowment of $6,000,000 to the institute. This gift is tyi addition to the $4,000,000 given by Mr. Carnegie some time ago. The previous, endowment provided $2,000,000 for the departments of fine arts and museum and a like sum for the Carnegie school of technology. The endowment to-day provides $4,000,000 for these three departments; $1,000,000 for the purpose of creating additions to the technical schools and $1,000,000 to be used for the schools as an endow ment fund when completed. Mr. Carnegie also established a pen sion fund for the benefit of those con nected with the institute which after the death of the recipient is to be con tinued to the widow in all cases whera needed. The gift to-day consists of $5,000,000 of United States Steel corporation 6 per cent, bonds and one million dollars in . cash. A resolution of thanks was adopted by the trustees. TRIPLE TRAGEDY. Man Fatally Shoots AVIfe'a Parents and,' Then Suicides. Chicago, April 5. Adam C. Rhein, fifty years old, residing on Lowe ave nue, to-day shot and fatally wounded his father-in-law, William Rommel, and his motherln-law, Mrs. Minnie Rommel, and then killed himself by firing a bul let into his brain. Yesterday Rhein and his wife quar reled and she left him, going to th home of her parents of 29th street It was reported to Rhein that she ' had commenced proceedings for a divorce and he decided to kill his wife. , Ha placed three revolvers In his pockets, and went to the house In which the Rommels lived, and kept a confection ery store. Mrs. Rhein saw him enter, and ran out the back door. Rhein fir ed at her twice but missed her, He then shot tRommel twice through the. left lung and shot Mrs. Rummel through the body, the ball striking her just below the heart. Rhein then killed himself. At the hospital to which Rommel and his wife were taken it was said that both will die. Sale of Stanford White Furnishings. New York, April 5. The saie of trie furnishings of the late Stanford White's home continued to-day, the prices real ised being even higher than those re ceived yesterday. The receipts for the day amounted to $27,390, making a total of $47,924 for the two days' sale. T&e highest single price paid was $1,200 for an Afghan rug. Room for Doubt. San Francisco, April 5. Statistics Is- sued to-day by the immigration board at this port show biiat, according to the number of Chinese who swore they were native born, every Chinese woman in this country must have been the moth, er of thirty-eight sons.