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Fair Fuoo1elSundayMoft cooler Sunday ftlon j jdav f THIRTYSIX Th1RTSJXACES PAGES PAGESIN
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By Frank A Muns y v
Examination Made Before BeforePostmaster BeforePostnlaster BeforePostmaster
Postmaster General GeneralMr Generallvlr GeneralMr
Mr Bristow and Ty Tyners Tyners Tyners
ners Counsel Reveals RevealsRecord RevealsRecord RevealsRecord
Record of Old Hearing HearingPostoffice HearingPostofi FlearingPostoffice
Postoffice Postofi ce Authorities Do DoNot DoNot DoNot
Not Accept Tender of ofDocuments ofDocuments ofDocuments
Documents as Estab Establishing Establishing
lishing That All Papers PapersWefe PapersvVere PapersVef
Wefe Vef Included IncludedGossip IncludedGossip IncludedGossip
Gossip Consequent to toAbduction toAbduction
Abduction of Safe SafeContents SafeContents
Contents Causes C uses Mr MrChristiancy MrChristiancy
Christiancy to Demand Demandan
an Investigation InvestigationTwo
Two developments developments aroused further in interest Interest Interest ¬
terest in the postoffice scandal s aooal yester yesterday yesterday resterday ¬
day dayThe dayTh
The Th first was wa a i consultation between betweenthe b betweenthe > lween
the Postmaster General and the at attorneys attorneys attorneys ¬
torneys for Judge James N Tyaer Tyn r who whowas whowas
was on Tuesday removed from fr9m his peal position p08iticn pealtkn ¬
tion as Assistant Attorney General to tothe tothe tothe
the Postoffice Department on the theground theground theground
ground that on Tuesday Mrs 1rs Tyner Tynerentered Tyntrentered Tynerenterec
entered her husbands office in the Post Postoffice Pol Poetoce t toffice
office oce Building and took from the safe 1ifeDumCrous safernlmerous safenumerous
numerous plipers papers which the Government Governmentwould Gover Governmentvonl ment mentWould
would vonl have liked to examine examineThe examIneTheseconl1 examineThe
The Theseconl1 seconB new newteature feature was the de demand dcrand ¬
mand of G A C Chrlstiancy acting actingiUccessor noUngucessor actingUccessor
iUccessor to Judge Tyner that his of official oflh offltial ¬
ficial lh al conduct con ilct b be thoroughly invest investigated investgatedaud Investgated ¬
gated gatedaud and that he e le relieved from fromduty tromaty fromity
duty aty in thexaeaatime themeanUmeThedem The damaad nd was wasgrunted wasTuitcd WasfT
grunted fT olnted
Examining Ezaminin the Papers PapersTfcr Pap PapesT g gTb
Tfcr Tb T continuation con ultatloft was wasreallya really an aeeam aeeamnation lemmJ lemmJIl1tion exqrai exqrairutipn
nation of what Bat was alleged to b be be air airthe atltIe alIthe
the papers papersfo found Dd In the safe J b7 > Mrs frs Ty Tyncr T Tnero Tyntr
ncr nero and before It was held held Mr MrIayae Mri Ir Ir1Y18
Iayae i said that it would probably de determine d dtlTmine detrmine ¬
termine whether or no not there would be betEs beerimina bej
tEs j criminal proceedings ro eedings against Judge Judgeor J ge gecr
cr Mrs Irs Tyner Tyneror or Mrs frs Barrett Barretners ilrs Mr Ty TyBers Tynors
Bers sister sIsterS who accompanied Mrs zs Ty Tyner TYnfr Tynr
ner when the tb papers were taken takenMr tak takenMr n nlfr
Mr Payne did not say what he intend intended intenled intended ¬
ed to do as a result of seeing the thepapers thepapers thepapers
papers contenting himself with the re remark remark remark ¬
mark that he would refer the whohmatter wholematter whole wholematter
matter to the Attorney AttornuGeneral General The Thepapers Tilepapt Thepapers
papers papt = rs shown Mr Payne were all of a astrictly astrIctly aatrietly
strictly private nature concerning only onlyJudge onI onIJUdge OfliJudge
Judge and Mrs rs Tyner eseept one pack package ptlckage peekage ¬
age of a score ore of documents which re related reJat relat ¬
lated lat d to department depa cnt business This Thistusiness Thislusiness Thislusiness
lusiness consisted of two charges chargesagainst cllargez cllargezagalnt chargesagainst >
against postal officials of being involved involvedit involv involvit
it a blackmailing blaekm llng scheme The incident incidenthas IncidenJas IncidentLa
has La been closed for fully five years and andci andce aUdoe
ci ce > e of the men named has since died diedEC diedBe diedEC i
EC 4iit hat the pap papers rs are aot notof of great im imjntance imInLlne harItanee
jntance jntanceill InLlneoil
ill il the private papers were returned returnedtj returne
tj J Judge Tyners counsel but the de derailment deIrtment der ¬
railment r i trnent papers were reserved to be beKi beEl beEL
El nt to the Attorney General Mr Perry Perryiuj perr perriJ PerryiJ
iuj iJ General Michener iald aid Id that they theyLad tbeyLad theyIad
Lad no personal knowledge knowled > e that the thepapers theJ theipers
papers J 1pers shown included every one taken takenfom takenom takenrom
rom om the th safe but said > > aid that Mr and andiirs an andTyner
iirs > Tyner assured them verbally verballv that thati tbath thatcli I
i ch h was the case No affidavit to that thattLtit thatht thatt
tLtit t ht t was presented and Mr Payne cx exjc cxi cxc
jc i = c fely l stipulated that ch the departmeKt departmeKtTCuld departmeRc1
TCuld c1 c Id not presume that what wiiat was a6 shown shownv shownill
v all < ill that was taken takenHr takeDMr takenMr
Mr Paynes Ststameat StstameatTh m tfitement tfitementT1 t < m nt
Th history of the t return of the now BOWf nowL nowbundle
L f zjous 4S bundle of papers is set forth by byv byPayne y yPayne
v Payne fa a statement in the course coursec courseC
c C which wl d1 h he asys asysuDout iy iyV ii iiabout
V aDout about 11 oclock oclo k this thl morning mO mornin ain Mr MrIs MrI MrF
I Is ry and nd General Gen I Michener came came to the theAruniaent theU1ent theroent
Aruniaent roent U1ent brfagiag with them a at paeX paeXt ck ckt
t t sbiih hicb ihe tbfstatad t efauuAMI stated contain eontainet l the BA BAfitid palr par
r i fitid l1d documents doeu s which had ben bentI heni Meo
tI 1 i front the department de rtJaeUl and offer o1fefd o1fefdJ d dj
j v mit the he same me to the inspection of ofPosunaster 0 0P oPtmeMer
Posunaster P lmaster General or any other otherJ ntbeif
f < J 1 of the department departmentIE
IE I response reaJO s to this offer Mr IVrry IVrryrr I PrryTtded rry rryr
rr r Lded wfjed to t open the packages in lh lhIr Ihe Ihejr hit hitI
Ir I srtue tite of the Postmaster Po tmater Genera Generar GeBeaLel
r Lel C serai Bristow and Mr fr Mkener Mkenerfill Michenert idte er
t fill 11 scrutiny of each paper and andj andent
j y jirient ltIH ent wag had and all th tM papers nepershbiled Pltptrsf
f r Jboited > hbiled were erefound foa loaad d to be Ute p per perJi r rul I
ul and nd private property of Geaml GeamlJivner Geu GenrriIi r l lJ
Jivner J cner nfr or of Mr Mrs In Tyner accepting ont ontage ontI
I age of papers which contained the theIcrK ther th thr
IcrK r u r statements stateme memoranda raDda find andvIdence nd i ic jc jnldence
c c evidence relating r Jltlng to departmental tlet de1tiO4R1alters j jrjit
rjit lt ters era H that had been JI concludeJ cODclud J about aboutjr t tit
jr it r > frs ago agoTh a o oTh OIh
Th department depan nt does doe not no accept ceet the ther
r ioa taken this morning morni g a al ac t fYf4iin fYf4iinti evl4tne evl4tneU vM ie ieUv
ti Uv Mll II th the document ttOcUllle tfi papera and andc Jtn Jtnhr andC
c V hr s properties Plopert M JW carried eanie4ylllhav1il eanie4ylllhav1ill awyhave awyhaveL wy mve mveI
I l i r returned returnedA I urDed urDedA
A New Phase Ph ale of the Matter MatterIn
In i important point about the return returnof retmAc retara0q
c of the ii < paper Ja Jillbat that M IIOme some > in of then b blongel be I Ionked
longel oDKe to the tbeGoTentJlktRt Goramraent Goramraentriends Uovernmentrends t triendii
1 rends of Judge Jud Tyuer have asserted assertedn I Ilrs
n Mrs lrs Tyners action while im imvropcr hawaa J J1rrp
vropcr 1rrp r wag sot criminal and was not notcvercj Botcere notoerei
cvercj cere < J by the United States statutes statutesiX statutesatise lltut s sause
iX ause Judge Tyaer at t the t th time re reuiiecl r rtJfled Ye4iued
tJfled uiiecl his position p4Si iOD and ud Use matter taken takenfrom takenfrom
from tbe safe was his and h her r private privateContinued prfTateC privateGentinued
Continued C ntint1ed oa n SH S lOftd < 1
Spends Greater Part of Day Dayon Dayop Daycn
on op Platform PlatformRECEPTION Plat PlatformRECEPTION orn1 orn1A
Addresses Addres s Black Hills Pioneers of ofWhich ofWhich ofWhich
Which Body Be Was Elected Electeda
ALLIANCE Neb April 25 25A A tender tenderfoot tcnd tenderfoot ¬
foot member of the Presidents party partyunappreciative partyunappreciative partyunappreeiaUve
unappreciative of the beauties of the theWest theWest
West est and more or less homesick sent sentthis sentthis
this message home today todayScenery todayScenery todayScenery
Scenery shifted from mountains to toprairie toprairie
prairie dogs otherwise much the same sameThe sameThe sameThe
The most superficial observer how however howOver ¬
ever needed n eded no assurance that this wail waildid walldid
did not represent the mood of oCthe the prin principal principal prl prlelpal ¬
cipal member of the party The Presi President President President ¬
dent spent a far greater part of the day daythan daythan
than is usual with him on the rear plat platform platform ¬
form of his car carThere carThere
There have been een but two stops of any anyconsequence anyconsequence
consequence made today tG a one at Edge Edgemont Edgmont Edgumoot
mont and the other at Alliance The TheEdgemont Th TheEdgemont
Edgemont meeting was a celebration ar arranged arranged arranged ¬
ranged by the Black Kills Pioneers PioneersPioneer PioneersPioneer PioneersPioneer
Pioneer day at tt Deadwood in the hills is ison inn
on n the 7th th of June After Seth Se h Bullock Bullockleft Bul1o Bullockleft k kl
left l ft the President P at Cinnabar on April
8 he went back to Deadwood Deadwo and the thepioneers thepioneers thepioneers
pioneers met an ani solemnly passed Passed reso resolutions resolutions maolutions ¬
lutions that th t the anniversary of the en entrance entrance ¬
trance trance to the hills of the first settlers settlersbe settlersbe settlersbe
be changed c anged from June Jun 7 to April 25 2iThey i iIThey
They also by another resolution roluUou made madethe
the President Presidonta member of their body bodySa bodyIn
in spite of the fact that some of the thebitterest thebitterest thebitterest
bitterest feelings in all the Black Hills Hillshave HiHshat Hillshave
have been caused by the rejection reje tion of ap applications appJications applications ¬
plications for membership to the pio pioneers piaI pioliners ¬
liners nersmadebymenWhowentIninthe nersmadebymenWhowentInintheyear made by men who went in in the theyear theyear
I year of 77 instead of 76 76JFim 76JmConzette 7 7Jim
Jim JmConzette Conzette president of the pio pioneers pioneeN plonoers ¬
neers Is an ardent ar eJtfr Democrat was a amember amember amember
member of Bullocks posse and his pr pros pr615ence prosence w wence
ence and the speech s h which he made in inwelcoming inwe1 inweleorning
welcoming we1 oming the rb President were typical typicalof
of the entirely nonpartisan character characterof
of the gathering gatheringlira gatheringri11NISTER gatheringM1tll8TEI
inrawro INVITEO WITH 1TFI mi miOverlooked DIPLOMATS DIPLOMATSOverlooked 1PLUAT8Overlooked
Overlooked In Issuance of Invita Invitations Invitations Invitations ¬
tions to St Louis LouisMinister LouisnDisler LouisMinister
Minister Herbert W v Bowen the Von V Vonezuelan n nezuelan
ezuelan special envoy is not making any anyplans anyplans
plans to go to St SL Louis for the dedica dedication dedication dedication ¬
tion exercises eercises of t the e Louisiana Purchase PurchaseEXIwslUon PurchaseExposition
Exposition which will be attended by bynearly bynearly
nearly every diplomatist In Washington WashingtonThe VaiingtonThe r hi gton gtonThe
The absence of Minister Bowen will be bedue i idue i idue I
due entirely to inadvertance In the lass issuance lassance ¬
ance of invitations probably since he oc occupies O Occpies ocespies ¬
espies at the present time an anomalous anomalousposition anomalousition anomalouspoition
position ition as a diplomatist diplomatistIn e eIn
In response to an inquiry it was waslearned waslearned 1IS 1ISlearned
learned yesterday that no invitation bad hadbeen badbeen badbeen
been extended to Mr tlr Bowen The invi invitations InvItations Invitations ¬
tations issued i ued were sent out naturally naturallyenough naturallyenough naturallyenough
enough according to tq t the official list of ofdiplomatic ofdiplomatic
diplomatic representatives repIesentat cs which is a cor corrected eiwrooted ¬
rooted from time to time by the ufplrmatists ufplr flplrmatiats fplr fplrmalists I
matists themselves them8ih ii and is then issued issuedby iiluedby isauediy
by the State Department As Mr tIr Bowen Bowenis I
is not attached to the Venezuelan Venezu lanlega lanlegaUon legs legation legstin ¬
tin here his name nam does not appear at atcourse oftaurse
course < < ursa In this list listAn UitAn listAn
An especially peclally strong str ng reason why Min Minister MiiiIMerBowenn ¬
ister IMerBowenn Boweas Bowet name might have been ex expected expeeted cxpeeted ¬
peeted to appear on the tb list of Diplo Diplomatic Diplilmalic Dipluinatic ¬
matic Corps guests is that his his official o cil po positlon J JsiUon i isitlon I
sitlon here has been most explicitly eplicitiystated j jstated i I
stated tated in an official way 1 When ne no tiecame i icame
came to Washington to take part in the tbeconferences theeonferences theeonferenees
conferences with representatives repr nt2t1vc8 of the thepreferred thepreferred I
preferred creditor nations to attempt the thesettlement theHttlenllmt thesettlement
settlement Httlenllmt of claims against the South SouthAmerican SouthAmerican
American republic to which he is ac accredited accl accredited ¬ I
credited cl dhed by this Government it was made madeknown madeknown madeknown
known with all distinctness dlsUllCrne8S by 1 the State StateDepartment StateDepartment I
Department Df > partment that Mr Bowen came as a aVenezuelan aVnc aVncaielan
Venezuelan Vnc meI n special envoy and not as a aUalted attdted I
Ualted States minister Ini ister His status has hasnc hasnG j jnc
nc been questioned in the slightest slightestund slightestand I Ian
und an this lit II his present resent standing standingBBACKETMLE standingBRAGKETTVILLE I I IBRACKETTILLE
Demand Reprimand of General by War WarDepartment WanDepartment I IDepartment
Department DepartmentNEW DepartmentEW
NEW 1 EW W ORTKA ORLrA S AprIB pnIl 35 SThe n The people peopleof pooplof peopleof
of Brackettnlle Brackett Ue Tex lIave have appealed to tothe tofit
the t fit h Seertary r ta17 of War Vsr asking UkiJt that Gen GenFred GenFred GeeFrd
Fred Grant be reprimanded for what whatIhey whatthey whatthey
they declare to be a I1b JUHI l on their town townGeneral to toOe townQeeral
General Oe < Qeral Grant ha has decided decided that he hecaenot liecannot I ICtU I
cannot CtU ot afford to back down on his hischarges hiseh hisehsiges
charges eh rCHlI3alnt against the saloons of 0 Braekatt Braekattville Bnwk Brnckettyule tt ttliIe
yule liIe and be hag Informed the War WarDepartment Warreprtmettt WarD
Department D partment that what lie 1 said in his hisreport Rillreport hisirnport
report concerning the tb conditions In that thattawa thattown
town t ia correct correctThis eoNeitTbis correctThis I
This reiteration has made the Brack Brackettvill BrackttY1Ie Brackettvllle
ettvill folk madder madd l than ever I
I Lintners Wife Refused R fl1s l tot to toLive toLive
Further Effort to Kill Frustrated hy hyWomans byWomans y yV
Womans V omans Struggles StrugglesHusbAnd StrugglesHusbAndLocked StrugglesHusbandLocked Husband HusbandLocked
NEW YORK April la 25Howd 5 < Howard How d B BLintaer BLintner BLintuer
Lintaer who was a clerk In the Balti Baltimore Baltimorp Baltimore ¬
more and Ohio offices here h le but who was wasdischarged yasdischarged vasdischarged
discharged a month ago when the of office 0 0fi oflice ¬
lice fi e force was cut down went this even evening evenIng evenIng ¬
ing to the house at 10 Morningside Ave Avenue AveDue Ayenue ¬
nue where his wife who had left him himwas himIS himwas
was < IS staying and tried io kill her herWhile herWhile herWhile
While he was putting his left arm armaround armaround armaround
around her in a pretendeiLparting em embrace embrace embrace ¬
brace he held a revolver against aer aerright aer aerright nerright
right cheek and tired fire one bullet which whichshattered whichshattered whichshattered
shattered her jsw and may disfigure disfigureher disfigureher disfigureher
her for life When Lintner went to the theapartment theapartment theapartment
apartment house where his wife wIre was wasstaying wasstayinb wasstayIng
staying he sent up word that he wanted wantedto
to see her Mrs 1rs Lintner went down dovnand downand downand
and met her husband husb nd In the reception receptionroom receptloliroom receptionroom
room He pleaded with her to return returnto returato returnto
to him but she said she had had enough enoughand enoughand enoughand
and would never live with with him again againWell againWell againWell
Well he said it it must be that thatway thatway thatway
way perhaps its best b st But at least let letme letme letme
me kiss you goodby goodbyThe gOQdbyThe goodbyThe
The woman consented consentedLintner conSentedLintn conSentedLintner
Lintner Lintn r then took a little revolver revolverfrom revo1v revolvprfrom r rfrom
from his pocket and put the muzzle muzzleagainst muzzleagainst muzzleagainst
against her right r ht cheek and and fired Her Hercry Hercry Hercry
cry was heard by one of the elevator elevatorboys eleatorboys elevatorboys
boys who went to the rescue quickly quicklyProprietor quicklyProprietor quicklyProprietor
Proprietor Coleman came up from the thebasement thebasement thebasement
basement He found Lintner and his hiswife hiswife hiswife
wife struggling furiously Lintner pull pulled puUed pulled ¬
ed several ever J times on the trigger of the therevolver th threvoher therevolver
revolver but as his his wife bad it tight in inher fnherha Inhi
her herha had td no second cartridgViwas cartr1dwas ex exploded exploded exploded ¬
ploded plodedMrs plodedMrs plodedMrs
Mrs Lintner ran six il flights upstairs to toher toher toher
her apartment and and then fainted The Thehusband Thehusband Thehusband
husband was locked up upFred upMISSOURIANS upMJ8SUtAM8
Fred Achenbaclvs s Severe Arraign Arraignment Arra Arraignment ign ignment
ment of American Snobbery SnobberyIm
Im from Missouri youve got to toshow toshow toshow
show me meWell meel1 meWell
Well el1 say when are you coming com lug over overto oyerto overto
to our house You want to come over overright oyerrisht overright
right soon soonThus 500nThus soonThus
Thus with true true Missourian hospitality hospitalitydid
did the members of the Missouri Society Societyof
of Washington welcome each other and andthe andthe andthe
the stranger tr nger within their gates to the re reception reception ¬
ception given last night at the rooms of ofthe ottbe ofthe
the club lub at 710 Sixth Street northwest northwestThe nortbwestThe northwestThe
The entertaining program given IB the thecourse thecourse thecourse
course of the th evening was arranged by bythe bythe bythe
the men of the society in return for a alike nlike alike
like courtesy which the women under underthe cnderthe underthe
the auspices of the Missouri Ladies LadiesLiterary LadlesLiterary LadiesLiterary
Literary Club extended them two weeks weeksago w weeksago ks ksago
ago Over 100 were present including includingthe includingthe includingthe
the distinguished Missourians Uncle UncleFrank LncleFrank
Frank Cockrell senior Senator from fromthat fromthat
that t Itat State Dr Laws La ws expresident e preSident of ofthe ofthe
the Missouri Stae University and 0 OH 0H 0H
H Tittmann Superintendent of the theUnited theUnited theUnited
United States Coast and Geodetic Sur Survey Survey Sumvey ¬
vey formerly of St Louis LouisA Loui LouiA
A paper entitled Girlish Snobbery Snobberyarraigning Snobb Snobberyarraigifung < >
arraigning wjth with most caustic humor hwnrAm humorAmerican
American Am rican snobbery and in particular particulathat
that of the American woman of wealth weaithwas wealthwas
was read by Frederick Achenbaeh of ofWarrensburg o oVarrnsburg ofWarrcnsburg
Warrensburg Mo lo The speaker de denounced tienouncod ¬
nounced American men who follow Eng ¬
lish dress and manners as flunkeys ilunkeyeand flunkeysand
and wouldbe cockneys He ridiculed ridiculedthe rldiculrdthe
the Idea of titled lineage in this coun country i itry itry
try and scored American heiresses vho vliomarry ho
marry m2r titles He said Washington had hadmore hallmore hadi hadimore
more snobs parvenus and popinjays popinjaysin popinja popinJayin I Iin
in proportion to its ts size than any oth other othersnot r rspot I ISIQt
spot in the country He contrasted the thelanguid th thelanguid
languid l nguid unsatisfactory high hand handshake handshake handshake ¬ I
shake with the hearty warm grip of or the thetrue U Utrue thetrue
true American handshake when yo yobig yor yorbig r rbig
big fingers close around her little fingers fingerin fingersIa
in a grip gzI that Is half a hug hugWHY hugWHY hugIyHY
Millionaire Says He Has Ias Not Bothered BotheredIt Both re I
It With Petitions PetitionsNEW PetitionsNEW
NEW YORK April 25 25Al1drew Andrew Car Carnegie Carnegle ¬
negle does not pray according to tost01Yt011l a astory astoty
story st01Yt011l told today Mr Carnegie In tusk making tnakl tusklag ¬
lag l g his hisgllt Rift of 610000 to Tuskegee In Institute InsUture InStitute ¬
stitute the other ot er day told Mr fr Vasb Wa6bIngton Vasbington VashIngton
ington something of Providence and real realestate realestate
estate values This Thili1I is his hfijrtmark remark as re resorted menorted e eDOtted ¬
sorted sortedProvidence DOttedProrJdeJJec nortedProcldence
Providence has been kind to me melatebecsuse of oflate oflate
late latebecsuse because i piece of realty I bought boughthas boughthas boughthas
has risen 20000 OJOO in value nlue And when whenI wh > n nI
I come to think of it I can assign no noreason nQreason noreason
reason for thi this generosity genrO tlt except exco1 that I Ihave Ihave Ihave
have not bothered Providence with rny rnypetitions rD mypetitions I Ipetitions
petitions for about forty years i
Explanation Exacted of f De Demands DeI Dehands ¬
I hands on China ChinaPROTESTS ClihiaPROTESTS
London Charges ChargesBre ChargesBreach Breach ch of Faith FaithBrit FaithBritish Brit British ¬
ish and Japaaeie Jap ne Governments GovernmentsAdvise G GavnmentsAdvise ernments ernmentsAdvise
Advise China Clrlnato Chinato to Resist ResistWith Resist ResistI ResistWith
I With the approvl apprOyftlbf ot f the President Presidentand PresidentI Presidentand
and in his name Secretary SHr Seer llJ tsr Hay has ad adaressed adtlressed adtiressetl
I aressed to the Chinas Chin government a astrong aI astrong
strong protest agalast agal lst acquiesence aequ8 nce by byChina hyChIna byChina
China in the Russian demands s concern concerning conccrJing concernIng ¬
I ing Manchuria ManchuriaAt
At the same time Mr MrHaj Hay has asked askedthe aske askeI askedtime
I the Russian Rassiangovernmaat government to inform him himof himI hintof
of its purpose in regard re rd to Manchuria Manchuriaand Manchuriaand Manchuriaand
and especially to define defln the first and andthe andthe andthe
the second demands deman s made upon China ChinaThese ChinaThese ChinaThese
These demands are that no more Man Mancburian Manchurian Manchurian
churian ports or towns shall be opened openedand openedand openedand
and that no more foreign consuls shall shallbe shallbe shallbe
be recognized recogni ed in that province provinceThe prolnceI provinceThe
The note to China Chlnawaa Tvaa as telegraphed telegraphedIo telegraphedIoMr to toMr 10Conger
Mr Conger the United UnitedStates States minister ministerat
at Pekin and that to Russia to 3 Mr MrCormick Mc McCormick MeCormick ¬
Cormick the United States ambassador ambassadorat amooss dot dotat
at St Petersburg PetersburgDiplomatic PetersburgDiplomatic PetersburgDiplomatic
Diplomatic Opposition OppositionIt
It is evident from ITom the character of ofthe orthe ofthe
the inquiries made of Russia that the theGovernment theGovernment theGovernment
Government will strenuously strenuou ly resist dip diplomatically 1i 1ilomatically diilomaticahly > ¬
lomatically the apparent purpose of ofthe otthe ofthe
the Russian government to prevent the theopening theopening
opening of the ports of Moukdea and andTakushan andTakushan
I Takushan to which according accordi g to the theterms tileterms theterms
terms of the commercial treaty now nowing now
I being ing negotiated between the Unlt United UnitedSlates UnitedStates d dStates
States and nd China was to be b applied the theprinciple theprinciple
principle of the open floor floorThe 4oorThe oor oorTh
The Th > exclusion of American consuls consulsfrom consulsfrom consulsfrom
from Manchuria is also for for obvious rea reasons reaI reaI ¬
I I sons objectionable ob ctionable to the United States StatesThat Statesfhat StatesI
I That this Government will act alone alonein alonein
in its efforts to bring bri ng about modification modificationof
I of the Russian terms was made evident evidentat
at an interview yesterday betweea Sec Secretary Seeretary ¬
I retary Hay Ha and Mr Takahira Takahlra the Jap Japanese JapI Japanese ¬
anese minister Mr 11 Takahira saw Mr MrHay MrHa MeHay
I Hay Ha in obedience to toldgraphic tol graphic Instruc Instructions instructIont unstnuctions ¬
tions from his government which is isnaturally isnatural1y isnaturally
naturally extremely aaxiqus to present pre presentg ent entstr
g 9 strong str nJ a afr front frontas ag a possible lei in Inits Its 6p 6pposition opposition p ppOmOB
position to Russia uSia S ftit gtteIpt t ptNio to secure 1IieeUrecontrol securecontrol ee re recontrol
control of Manchuria7 llanehtJxlf Manchuttt 2K to thn tknt end endshould endshould B BIltouldwel
should Iltouldwel welcome < ome the tb theenopeiation < 09o < roperatoB iatfo of the theUnited theUnited theUnited
United States StatesThat St StatesThat tes tesThat
That Japan and England will act joint jointly jointly ¬
ly 1 is regarded as certain b but t the theUnited theUnitod theUnited
United States following its traditional traditionalpolicy tra traditionalpolicy ition l lpolicy
policy will deal with Russia and China Chinaupon Chinaupon
i iupon
upon its individual responsibility as a anation anation I InaUon
nation Nothing that could possibly be beconstrued heconstrued
construed into even an understanding or ora ora ora
a supposition that the United States tes has hasentered busentered hasentered
entered into an alliance or cooperation cooperationwith cooperationwith cooperationwith
with England Japan or any other nation nationagainst nationagainst nationagainst
against Russias policy concerning conc rning Man Manchuria Manchurla fan fanchuria ¬
churia will be done by the Government GovernmentRussian GovernmentRussian GovernmentRussian
Russian Ambassadors Defense DefenseIn
In view of the suspicion here that thatRussia thatRuasla
Russia intends to violate her virtual virtualpledges vIrtualpledges virtualpledges
pledges to the United States to observe observethe observethe observethe
the principles prin Iples of the open door and andto an anto andto
to do nothing toward endangering the theterritorial theterritorial he heI
territorial tpr ritorial Integrity Integrity of China Count CountCassini CountCassini CountCassini
I Cassini the Russian ambassador ambass dor has hasinformed tas tasinformed as asinformed
informed Secretary Hay in writing ritlng that thatthere thatI thatthere
I there is nothing inimical to the interests interestsof nt reu reulof
lof of the United States In the Far East in inRussias n nRussias nRussias
Russias attitude attitudeHe att1tudHe attitudeHe
He asserts it is understood that thatthe thatthecourse the thecourse thecourse
course of his government is designed to toprevent toprevtmt toprevent
prevent a repetition of the Boxer trou trouble trouble trouble ¬
ble and that tbe assurances given to tothe tothe tothe
the United States that American trade tradeinterests tradeinterests trdeInterests
interests would be respected and the theterritorial theI theterritorial
territorial territo rial integrity of China preserved preservedare pre rved rvedare
I are still in force and will be adhered adheredto
to The State Department desires more moreexplicit moreI moreexplicit
I explicit information as to Russias in intentions mI intentions ¬
I tentions however and for that reason reasonthe reasonI
I I the he inquiries > mentioned m > ntioned will be made madethrough madehrough madeL
L through Ambassador McCormick McCormickWo McCormickr 0 0I
I r No Foreign Communications CommunicationsNo
No communication in regard re rd to the theRussian theRusaian I Ii
i Russian demands has been received by bythe bythe j jthe
the Secretary of State from England EnglandGermany Englandi EnglandGermany
Germany or France Englands Englan s attitude attitudeis
is known kno n to be practically similar similar to tothat tothat tothat
that of the United States although she shemay shetnay shemay
may be willing to go to greater ex extremes extremes cxtremes ¬
tremes In coalition with Japan to pre prevent prevent provent ¬
vent the accomplishment of the Rus Russian TInssian
sian scheme schemeAs schemeAs schemeAs
As for Germany Germall her position was wasmade wasmade wasmade
made known at t the time when In giving givingadherence ghin ghinadherence givingadherence
adherence to the principle of the open opendoor opendoor
door and preservation of Chinas ter territorial trrUorlal terrttorlal ¬
ritorial integrity she declared that th l the thecontract thecontract
contract entered into between the pow powers powers powera ¬
ers in these respects was not to be on onstrued Oiistiued 11 i istrued
strued as S s applying to Russias concern concernin concerain
in Manchuria which was so great and andpeculiar andpeculiar andpeculiar I
peculiar as to give that government a asuperior asuperior asuperior
superior interest in the Chinese prov province utrerthee ¬ I Ilucl
thee It may be expected therefore thererorfthat thereforethat j
that Germany will hold aloof from the theefforts theefforts theefforts
efforts of other nations to prevent Rim Russia Rimsin ¬
sin from obtaining obtainln < permanent control controlor controlof i iof
of Manchuria Baron ron von Steribirrg Steribirrgthe Sterthurgthe I Ithe
the German minister saw Secretary Hay Hayon j jon Ion
on other business yesterday but took ad advantage j jvantage I IYIUluge
vantage of tile occasion to discuss he heMancliurian html htmlManchurian i iManchurian
Manchurian situation informally InformallyChina j jChina
China Advised to Resist ResistPEKIN i iPEKIN I IPEKIN
PEKIN April 25 25Tiw Thu diplomatic diplomaticrepresentatives tilplotnatierepresentatives I Irepesentntives
representatives here of the British and andJapanese andJapanese andJapan
Japanese Japan ese governments gov + rnnpnts have advised advisedPrince advisedPrince advisedPrince
Prince Ching the bead of rhe Chinese Chineseforeign Chinefeforeign Chineseforeign
foreign office not to agree to t Russias Russiasnew RUhtsnew Russiasnew
new demand for the virtual control of ofManchuria orIanchuritl ofManchuria
Manchuria ManchuriaLONDON ManchuriaLONDON IanchuritlLONDON
LONDON April 25 25pusias Russias demand demandon dema d don
on China in regard r gard to Manchuria is islooked islooked islooked
looked upon here her as the matter of Q the tbegreatest thegreatest i igreatest
greatest importance which is now eon eonfrontIng TOHfrontlng
fronting the foreign office inasmuch as asIt usIt s sit
It reopens in a serious uriou fashion ihc thewhole ihcwhole
whole question of the relations of thj thjEuropean tho thoEuropean thmEuropean I
European powers together with the theUnited theUnited
United States tates and Japan with China 1
i I ILaullclzillg p pLaunciiizg
Launching of oNew New Wazship in n Pfyfadetpfyia Proves a Big BigSuccess BigSuccess
PHILADELPHIA April 25 5 A A new newgiant ngw ngwgiant nc ncgiant
giant was born to to the t Ara Americani AmenleaitNat AmenleaitNat12Z2 erican M a at t
1232 this afternoon The TheDe Deffrwarel DeffrwarelRiver r
River welcomed the armored arnior cruiser Col Colorado Go Goorado ¬
orado rado to Its waters and thousands of ofloyal of1dyl
loyal l y tl Americans cheered cb ered as the the great greatred greatre1 greatred
red craft glided down the waxed ways waysat waysat
at the Cramp shipyard and floated proud proudly proudIy proudly ¬
ly into the canter c nler of the stream streamCora strEmmCora streamCars
Cora May lay Peabody the nineteenyear nineteenyearold
old daughter of Governor Peabody of ofColorado orColorado ofColorado
Colorado wan the sponsor for the new newcruiser ne necruiser newcruiser
cruiser With the words orosl I christen thee theeColorado theeColorado theeColorado
Colorado she broke a bottle bott e of Ameri American American Amen Amencan ¬
can champagne over the bow of the Yes vessel Yessel yessel ¬
sel and waved a small silk flag as the thecraft th thcraft thmcraft
craft moved from the tb tangle of scaffold scaffolding scaffoldlag ¬
lag to the peaceful river riverAt riverAt
At 12 oclock an army of workmen be began began began ¬
gan to remove the supports cf the Col Colorado Cciorado ¬
orado Hammering drowned roWDe the voices voicesof voicesof
of the thousands of people who gath gathered gathered gathered ¬
ered to see the launching As 1236 13 the theHour thehour thehour
Hour for the ceremony approached the thehammering thehammering
hammering hamm ring ceased and the crowd was wasquiet wasquiet
quiet with expectancy expectancyTwo expectancyTwo
Two great planks were all that kept keptthe Iteptthe keptthe
the vessel from seeking the water The Thesignal
signal for cutting these was given and andfethe
fethe the sound of the workmens saws hushed hushedall hushedall
all aJJ other thernol noises s The buzz of the sawing sawingdied sawingdi sawingdied
died di d out but still the vessel did not notmoye notmo notmoe
moye mo moe e A huge steel crane which hay hovered hO hOered hayered ¬
ered over the vessel then moved swiftly swiftlytoward swiftlytoward swiftlytoward
toward the river and furnished the pow power power power ¬
er which started the monster from its itsresting itsresllng Itsreeting
resting place placeSeveral placeSevera placeSevern
Several 1 hundred workmen standing standingon
on the deck of the Colorado and peer ipeering ipeeIng peer1mg
ing from Its It loopholes waved their hats hatsas hatsas hatsas
as as the cruiser moved down the incline inclineand inelineand inclineand
and were greeted by the cheering eheeri g gworkmen of ofworkmen afworkmen >
workmen who lined the decks of ine ineColorado h ht htPennsylvania
Pennsylvania a a sister cruiser of the theGnIeeado
Colorado I o aDd the M Med4fle 44tft a Turkish Turkishcruiser TJltklshru Turklshnitt
cruiser nitt ru the two t ViO nnfinlafied unftul6et uuftnis ed vessels in inthe illthe hithe
the great shipyard shf which htc1 have btl > e post position po8ltlOR posttion ¬
tion adjoining th the shipwaya hipwa in which whichthe whIchthe whichthe
the Colorado la 1aA lay layA jr jrA
A stand was erected at the bow Do of the theColorado tkeColorado theColorado
Colorado for the accommodation of 1 1oo
900 oo invited guests among am t whom were weremany wereroany wererunny
many prominent Coloradoan and llnd men i iwho iwho Iwho
who are high hi h in army and navy circles circlesThis circlesThis
This stand was as surmounted by a small smallplatform amntplatform 3mnaplatform
platform draped in the national colors colorsupon colorsupon I
upon which Miss Peabody and the mew members meatbees ¬ I
bers of the christening party stood stoodThe stoodThe I
The pretty sponsor of the new cruiser i I
wag wits escorted to her position 09 tIon at the bow bowof bowof bowof
of the Colorado by Charles Ch ChrlesS rl sS S Cramp the thevenerably theenerab thevenerable
venerably enerab president of the shipbuilding saipbuHdirgcompany s shipbuildingCompany iplmUdirgcompany
company The other members of tb tbchristening the thechristening thechristening
christening party p rty were Governor and andMrs andMrs antiMrs
Mrs Peabody Pe body Jessie Peabody and andJames andJames andJames
James Peabody the sister and brother brotherof
of the sponsor the Colorado delegation delegationIn
In Congress Mr and Mrs lra J B Grant GrantEdwin GrantEdwin
Edwin Edy n Cramp Mr and Mrs J C Rob Roberts Roberts Roberts ¬
erts Mr r and nd Mrs Ir s J A Steinmetz Judge JudgeE
E O X Lefevre and nd Mrs lrs Lofeyre LofeTe for former ¬
mer Governor Thomas Thomas of Colorado Col r1do and andI IDdMaor andMayor
I Mayor Weaver of Philadelphia PhiladelphiaMis PhlIadelphlaMIH PhiladelphiaMiss
Mis Miss Peabody Pea bod wore a handsome white whiteI whiteyachting whiteyachting
I yachting costume of canvas trimmed trimmedwith trimmedwith trimmedwith
with white lace She wore a white MonteCalo Monte MonteCarlo donteCarlo
Carlo jacket jaketand and a white picture hat hatShe hatShe hatShe
She carried a larg lar large e bouquet of American AmericanBeauties AmerieanI AmericanBeauties
Beauties BeautiesThe BeautiesThe
1 1The
I The special cars carrying the Wash Washingtonians Washin Washingtonlans
ingtonians in onlans who attended aU nded the launching launchingas la mchIng mchIngail
as guests of the Cramp company arrived arrivedat arrivedat
at the Broad Street station at U oclock oclockThe oclockThe oclockTne
The party changed cars and was taken takenwithout takenwithout takenwithout
without delay to the shipyards arriving arrivingthere arrlvilgthere arrivingthere
there before noon Those in the party partywere partYwere partywere
were Assistant Secretary Loomis L > amis of the theState th thState theState
State Department Dcpnrtm nt Assistant Secretary SecretaryDarling SecretarYDftrIing SeoretarDarling
Darling of the Navy Department Departm nt and andMrs andrs andMrs
Mrs rs Darling Admiral and Mrs lrs BowIe BowlesAdmiral BowIedmiral BowleeAdmiral
Admiral and Mrs Bradford Admiral AdmiralONoil AdmiralONeH AdmiralONelI
ONoil Admiral Endieott Capt Capt1 J 1 G GBaton GEaton GEaton
Eaton Captain Southerland Captain CaptainSshroeder CaptainI CaptainSchroeder
I Schroeder Captain Baird Major Laueh Lauehheimer L Laushheimer ueb uebheimer
heimer Capt and Mrs S C Logan LoganCommander LoganCommanderand LoganCommanderand
Commander Commanderand and Mrs W C Cowles J D DBeddis DBeddis BBeddis
Beddis S D Besselievre BeseelIe > re Harry Brown BrownD BrownD
D A Greene H G Smith SmithJ J K Hill HillJ HillJ HillJ
J K Edwards C W V Rippey W R RWhite RWhite RWhite
White W V T Powell E P Hanna Cap Captain Captain Captam ¬
tain tam Boutikoff Russian attache Lieu Lieutenant Lieutenant LIeutenant ¬
tenant Commander C mmaw1er Takahira Japanese Japaneseattache JapanSeeattache
attache Chekib Bey Turkish minister ministerCJiekib minI minl3terChekib ter terCheklb
CJiekib Daman mft Chekib All sons of o the theTurkish theTurkIsh tileTurkish
Turkish minister Senor Riano secre secretary aderetary ¬
tary of the Spanish legation the Misses MissesTaylor MissesTaylor 1iSsesTaylor
Taylor tile Misses Randolph RandoIhexSen RandoIhexSenalor exSen exSenator exSeaator ¬
ator and Mrs J K Jones Mr II Hayden HaydenMr HaydenMr
Mr lr Dalzell Mr 1r Selfridge Judge Mc McCammon MeCainmon 10 10Cammon
Cammon Miss 1185 Hanna F Xgle Na l G GSimpson W WSimpson WSimpson
Simpson Mr and Mrs rs Thomas W WNoyes WNoyes WNoyes
Noyes Adolph Schmuck cbm ck W W Smith SmithP
P T Allen Commissioner Comml ioner of Patents PatentsCaptain PatentaCaptain ntents ntentsCaptain
Captain Collins General Uhler Major MajorA
A R Taylor E S Minor E H HPatterson HPatt HPatterson
Patterson Patt < rson J B Setter Major E W Hal Halford Halt Halford
ford t rd
Engaged in Preparing Habeas HabeasCorpus HabeasCopus HabeasCorpus
Corpus Petitions for Fel Fellow Fe Fet
1 low cMilitary Wil tary PrisonersTerm PrisonersTerm Prisoners PrisonersTeitn
Term Expires pIres in November NovemberLEAVENWORTK NOCZJemberLEAVENWORTH NovemberLEAVENVORTF
LEAVENWORTK Ran April AprilOberlin 25 25Oberlin 25OberlIn
Oberlin M Carter excaptain ex apt in of engi engineers engiueers engiimeers ¬
neers is a busy man at present presentIr pr8llenLIn
In addition to acting as clerk In n the theFederal theFe theFederal
Federal Fe eral Penitentiary Hospital H spitAI anti flo florist 110whicb domist ¬
mist which after all does oes not requir requirea requira
a great deal of his time he is engaged engagedin
in preparing legal l i habeas corpus peti petitions petitions petitions ¬
tions for other military prisoners to toenable toenable toenable
enable them to gel out of the peniten penitentiary penitentiary ponitentiary ¬
tiary Carter is doing doln this with iU the theconsent theconsent theconsent
consent of the prison officials offtei ls who in infact infact infact
fact send the prisoners to Carter for forconsultation forconsultation or orconsultation
consultation and to prepare petitions petitionsAll petitionsAll petitionsAll
All prisoiers prIso prisorfers ers have the right to peti petition petition pet pettion ¬
tion tionWithin
Within the last few weeks military militaryprisoners militarylrisoners militaryprisoners
prisoners in the United Stales Civil CivilPenitentiary CivilPenltentiar QtviiPenitentIary
Penitentiary at Fort Leavenworth Leavenw rth have haveraised haVe haVeraised haverained
raised the point that they cannot be beconfined beconfined beconfined
confined In a civil penitentiary after afteronce afteronce afteronce
once undergoing confinement in a mill millETHEL miliETHEL millETHEL
MBUOOGCS MRS LODGES HOMEThoughtfulness HOME HOMEI HOMEITholghtfulness HDtEThoughtfulness
Thoughtfulness for Friends Frien Keeps Her HerFrom HerFrom HerFront
From White House HouseSunday HouseSunday HouseSunday
Sunday at the White House will be bean bean I In
an n unusually quiet day da as apart from fromcasual fromCD6ual frontcasual
casual callers from the > circle of Mrs MrsRoosevelts MrsRoosevelts Irs IrsROOS8elts
Roosevelts intimate friends the mis mistress mistrOS5 mistrosa ¬
tress of the mansion is alone there with withher withher withher
her two boys boysArcltIe Archie and bsbyQuentia bsbyQuentiawho babyQuntiuwlw babyQuentiawito
who are convalescent from the attack attackof attackof attackof
of measles which has put a sort of ofmild ormild ofnilid
mild Quarantine around the house for forthe forthe forthe
the past wek wekMiss wekMifs weltMiss
Miss Roosevelt is still a guest at atthe atthe atthe
the home of her aunt Mrs Cowles in inN InN I IN
N Street hut has planned to return j jto I Ito Ito
to the White hite House HOl se in a few days A Atrip Atri9 AtriD
trip to New York is in prospect prospectMiss prospectJliss prOspeCtMiss
Miss Ethel is spending Sunday at the thehome thehome thehome
home of Senator and Mrs Lodge in Man Massachusetts Maisachusetts Mansaehusetts ¬
sachusetts Avenue where wit ere she is always alwaysheartily alwaysheartily alwaysheartily
heartily welcomed As she is a i upil mpilat > upilat upiIat
at the Cathedral School at Alt H S St Al Albans AIbans Albans
bans on the Tenleytowu Tenle town Road she shcdid shcdidnut did didnot didnot
not wish by spending Sunday at t the theWhite tlteVhite theWhite
White House to cause any uneasiness uneasinessamong uaeasln8BSamong unessin unessinamong
among her young friends who have baby
brothers and sisters at home
tary prison such as either Bilibid at atManila atManila
Manila or Alcatraz Island near San SanFrancisco SanFrancisco SanFrancisco
Francisco Most of them served a short shorttime shorttime shorttime
time at one or the other of those pets prisons prl prlDS petsoHs ¬
ons DS and their places of confinement confinementwere confinementwere
were afterward changed to the civil civilpenitentiary civilJenitentlar civilpenitentiary
penitentiary Jenitentlar at Fort Leavenworth Bight Bightmilitary BiglltmllItarr
military prisoners have instituted habeas habeascorpus habe habeascorpus s scorpus
corpus proceedings withln withinthe thln the last week weekana weekbout weekan
ana an about bout twenty more are re anxious to todo toAside
do so soAside soAside
Aside from his legal work In connec connection eonneetion conneethou ¬
tion with these habeas beaa corpus suits Car Carter CarIs Cartsr ¬
ter is devoting some thought to the Coy Government fzOrernment Coyernment ¬
ernment civil suit pending against him himia himin himiii
ia the United States circuit count co rt in inChicago InChicago inChicgo
Chicago This Tkissuit suit was set for trial triallast triallast triallast
last December hut t when wh n it was IS called calleda
a postponement was granted on the sug suggestion suggtStion suggestlon ¬
gestion of the attorneys for or the Govern Government Government Government ¬
ment It is i ROW no believed that t al the case easewill casewill
will not come up for trial before the therelease therel therelease
release rel ase of Carter from the penitentiary penitentiarywhich pentteatiarywhieht enitefttiarywhicll
which will be next November NovemberThis NovemberThis NovemberThis
This is a suit wherein property and andbonds ando antibonds
< bonds of o Carter amounting to tTI3 723009 723009some 759 759some t9 t9some
some of which have ba e been attached by bythe bythe bythe
the Government Goyer meDt have been ef1 placed in intrust iutrust intrust
trust until it shall be b determined wheth whether heth hether ¬
er Carter or the Government is eettiled eettiledto
to them themWASHINGTON themWASH themVA8fflTOU
A 4 Squad of the Finest May Be BePlaced Be BePlaced B4Placed
Placed on Exhibition ExhibitionMajor Exhibition1jor ExhibitionMajor
Major Richard Sylvester SrlYe ter is endeavor endeavoriag endenyorin endeavorlag
lag in to arouse interest in a plan to t whawe whawean < oha ohaan have havean
an exhibit of policemen at the St StLouis StLouis StLouis
Louis Exposition The movement hat hapbeen hatbeen > I Ibeen
been put afloat and will be considered consideredby consldcredhy consideredby
by other prominent Dromi l nt police officials officialsThe officialsThe officialsThe
The scheme as suggested by Major MajorSylvester MajorSylvester Iajot IajotSylw
Sylvester Sylw ster calls alls for a display of the thecountrys th thcountrys thecountrys
countrys finest Such an exhibit exhibitwould exhibitwould
would naturally be of interest Inler t and no nodoubt 11 11doubt nO nOdoubt
doubt prove an attractive addition addili n to t the thenovel t thenovel I
novel features iC l the exposition In Inthe inthe
the event of the th proposition meeting meetingwith meetiIrwith meetingWI I
WI with tIm favorable consideration Washing Washington Washi Yashington tig tigton ¬
ton wouia no doubt be glad to con contribute COBtribute eontribute ¬
tribute a 1 few of Its finest for the th in inspection inspction inspectiolt ¬
spection of ofthe the general eneral public publicODELLS pUblicODEtLS publicODELLS
ALBANY April 25 iThe The special tram tramwhich trj1inbich irtilawhIch
which bich will take Governor Oaell his staff staffand Iit1dfand stffand
and invited guests io to St Louis to attend attendthe aUndth attendthe
the th dedication of the exposition will willleave winlcae willleave
leave Albany at 1145 p m Monday Ion ay
Important Findings Certified Certifiedby Certifiehy Certifiedby
by Committed CommItt l But ButVlith ButVlithheld With Withheld WIthheld
held From Publication PublicationTo
To Keep eep Record Clear ClearPrecautionary Clearf CearPrecutionary
Precautionary La Lalto Not Oh Observed Ohservec1 Ohserver ¬
served server by Revenue Bureau BureauBecause BureauBecause Bure2uBecause
Because of Lack of Clerks ClerksSome ClerksSome ClerksSome
Some Stamps Uncounted UncountedSystem Un UncountecLSystem coun te L LSystem
System Dangerous in Not NotSafeguarding NotSafegual NotSafeguarding
Safeguarding Safegual ing Against Theft Theftof Theftof Theftof
of Certificates Filed File for forDestruction forDestruction forDestructIon
Destruction DestructionAfter
After excellent work extending over overa
a period of nearly fear months the thehands thehands i he hehands
hands of the committee named to in investigate Investlgte Investigate ¬
vestigate conditions ia the offices ft1 = es of the thevarious thevarious thevarious
various auditors wtder the Treasury Treasurypertment De Department Iepartniani ¬
partment are to be tied It is stated statedupon stltrqUJlOft statedupon
upon good authority that the usefulness usefulnessof
of the committee will be curtailed by byits byits 1 1its
its creator Secretary Shaw ShawSince ShwSince ShawSince
Since the appoiRtment appointment of the commit eomrnittee eomm1ttee committee
tee soon after January 1 many discloa discloaj
I j ores of faulty systems employed in vari various van
II j ous ou office offieJ have bees made and in some someinstances som somI someI
I I instances the committee went so far as asto asI
f I to criticise severely the officers for their theirfailure theIrI theIrfailure
failure to correct co rreet the Irregularities jrr larllee when whenthey whenthey whenthey
I they first became apparent apparentSome apparentSome apparentSonic
Some of the discoveries made by the thecommittee thecommittee thecommittee
committee have been beettHtbUslled published by The TheTimes TheTImes TheTimes
Times 1he first was the wid wide use of ofrubber ofrubberstam ofrubber
rubber rubberstam stamps 8 in signing vouchers for forthe forthe forthe
the payment of money Later came the theannouncement the80nouacement tileannouscement
announcement that Secretary Shaws at attention attentifHl attentIon ¬
tention had been called to certain con conditioas conditiORS conditioss
ditioas existing in the office of the Au Auditor Auditor Audttor ¬
ditor for the Postoffice Department meTe relative reJaUTe meTeLive ¬
UTe to the hte inefficient lcleot cheek placed on onpostage onIJOstage onpostage
postage stamps amps and the auditors re responsibility responsibility mesponsibility ¬
sponsibility for frauds if ay in th thsupplies thsupplies the thesupplies
supplies division of the Postoffice Po toliicp De Department Det Dcpartment ¬
partment by reasojpof r8a aonOf the tact that the thoaccounts ehJactounts theaccounts
t accounts are cheeked by the auditor auditorImportant auditorI amdItorImportailt
Important Import nt Law LawDislcgaraed LawDislcgaraedStartuBg Disregarded DisregardedStartling DisregardeStartling
Startling as were these t eae exposures in inview Iaview
view Iew of the fact that the t e eyes of the thecountry thecountry thecountry
country were already bed upea 1tP Wash Washington WashI Washingten ¬
I ington owing owin to the Postofnee Depart Department Departmeat ¬
ment scandals Secretary Shaw had hadmore hadIOOre hadmore
more to hear A greater Sensation was wasunearthed wasunearthed wasunearthed
unearthed by the committee and this thisincluded thisin thisincluded
included in 1tJded th the Information that a law en enaeted ecae enaeti
aeted ae aeti dtor for th Ute protection of i the it Govern GovernHseata Governments Governmeets
meets financial interests was be being biugbroken beingbroken i tig tigbroken
broken under the l e very eyes of the Sec Secretary StTretaryand Seerotary ¬
rotary retaryand and one of the greatest sources sourcesof SOUItSof soureesof
of revenue had bee been subjected 1I jeeJed to the thedanger thedaHger thedanger
danger of being disregarded disregardedIn dregardIn
In fact there can ea sever B8verhe be assurance assurancegiven assuranceglvon assurancegiven
given that hat the Government has not al already already alreiidy ¬
ready suffered loss to SB incalculable iaealculableextlBt isealculabieextent incalculableextent
extent extlBt Secretary retar Shaw has been tol4 toldthat tol4that tol4that
that the precautions for the protection protectionof
of the Government GoverJtment thrown about the theInternal theInternal theInternal
Internal Revenae Bureau la the matttr matttrof II1lttErof matttrof
of canceling stamps stamNIltave have been bee set asid asidaJMi asideand aside asideand
and jlbat at t but one excuse is offered offeredwM ofrertcdwItIO offeredwh4
wM wItIO ir lt rtac te that the laws aws exactions exaetion im impose imjose ¬
pose tee t much work oa the bureau TLa TLeconditions TLaeondIiion
conditions ar are soeh oeh that it is said to tohav tmbav
hav ban been possible for the CuBan pos postal P03tal postel ¬
tal kca scandal 4a to be duplicated duplicatedThe dupliefttedThe duplicatedThe
The law regttistteg regulau g the t th redemption r of ofre v ofrevenue
re revenue vena stamps far 1t1eh feich the pur purchaser purcbtser purchaser ¬
chaser has no farther need provides for fora fora fora
a double d ttble totmt w t In order that Uta the Gov Government Go GoerllD18ftt Gooranient ¬
ernment shall not be Ih b defrauded er ormade ormadethe < < made madethe madetb
the tb Tis Tiatl iietIm of theft theftWhen thftB theftWhoa
When B the stamps amps are a sent in by rove revenue rev revJlue roveflue ¬
flue collectors ccU tonI or private parties thy ara aracounted a aCOUDted arscounted <
counted BY a foreeot force of clerks trader the thechief theehtet thechief
chief of the stamp staMp division and credit er dlt ia iathem is isthea s
thea given gt the eeliectors Ue t rs or the persons personssurrendering personssurrendering
surrendering then The st SUUDPS crops then thenpass thenNU18 thenpass
pass NU18 te halt a dozen awn ia known ku as th thdestroying lbdestroying
destroying datroy n committee This comnitee comit fe e erti4tgired is isrepaired
repaired r red by law to make b a teeeuct eeountthe eeount < > f fthe
the staal stamps and destroy the If l they are arefetBd areoem
fetBd oem to cheek wtth the t e reports from the thepersona thepersons
persona who arigfanUjr make the tJte count countia countin
in the stamp 4h1l divtstea Credit is thea theagiven theagiven
given te the CoeiBtlstemer COatmialao lter of J Internal InternalRevenue lluirn InternalRevenue l lReventte
Revenue who has charged e arpd himself with withthe withthe
the stamps when whe Ue are ar offered for re redemption tedemption Cedemption ¬
demption demptionAt
At one time there were 380 toes of ofstamps or011 ofstamps
stamps oti hand at the t Treasury Depatment Depa Depameat Depat Depatrneiit
meat awaiting awalt couatlag and destruction destructionA destrueti 1 1A
A force ores of thirty clerks in addition ta tachose ttmthose
those regularly employed worked for a ayear J t tyear
year in counting the stamps st The stamp stampwere atampwere
were passed then to the destruction destructioncommittee cleatru dest < Jn JneommiUee incommittee
committee It is plain that lat it would wouldhave wotit m mhavtt
have been impossible impos fbl for this eoajmiut eoajmiutf eommlttstt
if > f six ebve ave made ma e the couat and de destroyed 1 1stroyed ¬
stroyed the e stamps unless they were t en engaged > TI TIgaged n
gaged six or r seven years In performs performstheir performi1their t ttheir
their duty as required by law lawYet 1awYet lawYet
Yet the committee kept up with the thework he helark h hwork
work of only nly the forty regular cler t lri lriin lee a ain aIs
in the stamp division The > Treasury Trt2SuI in investigating invesUgaUnc a avestiating ¬
vestigating committee has inquired is inth i ithe o othe
the th manner in which hleh the work was done donebut lonEbut lnebut
but satisfactory answers were not no noThe glx glxThe gIti1 gIti1The
The destruction committee commit tei is ior iorpellMl dl dlpelIed i ipellet
pellet under the law to makr ma a aStatement SIi SIistatemeul W r rstatement
statement that it t has uounr count our i I an anstroyed anstroyed anstmoyed
stroyed all of the stamps stampsstatements stamI stamIstAtements a ar arstatements
statements Bled by the th thetee prostnt prostnttee
tee the words counted countt > d and anuslricke r h hstricken I Istvickdn
stricken out In nearly narl narlNo early rrry rrryHo C fry fryNo
No Record of Stamps Cance CanceA
A member emor of f the d Jpoi4U Jpoi4Utee stvu stvutee i itee
tee w was closely que 4Iueljtion tion > d r y Y c ce cecommittee cccommittee e ecemtnttte
committee ppoitttrd Dt by b ° r r rray rrayWeVe c cWere
Were ere the stamps o 0asked vn vnasked u uasked
asked askedNo
No That TB2 w weald ld hap havehis Yni YniWe t t1Jle
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