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President iRposebelt 1ooseIetInterferes 1ooseIetInterferesSeldom Interferes InterferesSeldom InterferesSelcIom
Seldom With Findings of ofCourts ofCourts ofCourts
Courts Record of His HisTerm HisTerm HisTerm
Term in Office OfficeClemency OfficeClemency OffIceClemency
Clemency of ofPrecIecessor Predecessor in inMarked inMarked InMarked
Marked Contrast Little LittleMercy LittleMercy LittleMercy
Mercy for Murderers Itfur MurcIerersFie MurcIerersFieHundred erersFi Fit > e eHundred eHun
Hun Hundred red Applications ApplicationsPresident
I IPresident
President Pr Ident Roosevelt Roosev lt does not heed Por Portias PorUas PorUns ¬
tias advice about mercy merc Executive Executiveclemency Executiveclemenc Executiveclemency
clemency clemenc is not one o e of his attributes attributesand attributesand attributesand
and his firm refusal retu al to Interfere with the theaction theaction theaction
action of the courts has caused a pro pronounced pronounced proflounced ¬
nounced decrease In the number of peti petitions petitlons petitions ¬
tions for pardons pardonsAn
An examination of the records of the theDepartment theDepartment theDepartment
Department of Justice shows that peti petitions petitions petitions ¬
tions for pardons are now coming In at a arate aratevhich
rate ratevhich which will bring the total for the thefiscal thefiscal thefiscal
fiscal year ending with next June up to
500 Last year yeat the number received for forthe forthe forthe
the twelve months ending with June Junewas Junewasii2 Junewas
wasii2 was 672 72
McKinleys Record RecordIn
In the last fiscal year President Mc McKlnley McJqnley McK1nley
Klnley was the Chief Executive the thenumber thenumber thenunxber
number of petitions received was 762 762The 762The 762The
The reduction in the number of peti petitions petitions petitions ¬
tions for last year is attributed to Presi President President President ¬
dent Roosevelts firm stahd in upholding upholdingthe
the courts Attorneys have hae found he hewill hewill
will 111 not yield to pressure and the de decrease decrease decrease ¬
crease for this year Is even more marked markedIn
In the fiscal fis al year ended June 30 1201 1201President 1901ProsidentlcK1nler 1OO1President
President ProsidentlcK1nler McKinley acted upon 343 pe petitions petltIons petitions ¬
titions and granted grant d executive clemency clemencyin
in 226 crises ses The next year President PresidentRoosevelt PresidentRoosevelt PresidentRoosevelt
Roosevelt considered 315 cases He re refused retused refused ¬
fused to interfere in 181 cases and grant granted granted granted ¬
ed executive clemency In 134 134Little 134Little 134Little
Little Mercy for Murderers ldurderersThis MurderersThis MurderersThis
This year President PAosevelt has Intertered in interfered interfered ¬
terfered in Instill still fewer ases ses He Is es especially especIally especially ¬
pecially slow in extending mercy to tomurderers tomurderers tomurderers
murderers as was shown when Mrs MrsHomer MrsHomer MrsHomer
Homer Bird and an 1her l her little daughterpleaded daughter daughterpleaded daughterpleaded
pleaded so earnestly for the life of the thehusband thehusband theS
S husband and father who was hanged In InAlaska InAlaska InAlaska
Alaska several months ago agoIn agoIn agoIn
In 1901 President McKInley McKInieycomrnutecl McKInieycomrnuteclthe commuted commutedthe commutedt1e
the sentences SeI1tt Icesot of eight murderers murderers jPres jPresIdent 1PresfdentRooseveItsa Pre Prefc
Ident fc fdentRooseveItsa It Roosevelt QoseeltsaV sa v fit to toe extend tend lem clemency lemcncy lemoncy ¬
ency to only two twomurderers murderers for the fiscal fiscalyear fiscalyear fiscalyear
year ended last June JuneThe JuneThe JuneThe
The total number of petitions present presented ¬
ed to the President for consideration considerationin
in 1902 was 783 Of these 672 were filed filedduring filedduring filedduring
during the year 50 were pending at the thebeginning thebeginning thebeginnIng
beginning of the year and 66 were re reopened reopened reopened ¬
opened Most of the petitions for par pardone pardone pardone
done are re from Alaska the District of ofColumbia atColumbia orColumbia
Columbia and Indian Territory TerritoryREPORT TerritoryREPORT TexritoryREPORT
Inspector General Gener l George E Uhler of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Steamboat Inspection Service of he theTreasury heTreasury heTreasury
Treasury Department today received receivedtwo receivedtwo receivedtwo
two committees from New York which whichmade whichmade whichmade
made reports regarding the strike strike of ofmSrine ofmrIne ofinrlne
mSrine mrIne engineers engineersThe
The purpose of the hearing was to ad advise advlf advise ¬
vise vlf the Government officials of the con conduct conduct conduct ¬
duct of the strike and its probable af affect f fecton ffect ¬
fect ecton on the marine interests of the theworld theorld theworld
world orld It was not represented the ihestrike thestrIke thestrike
strike had reached a stage that made it itnecessary Itnecessary
1 necessary for the Government to take takeany takeany takeany
any action but at the same time It was wasdeemed wasdeemed wasdeemed
deemed desirous by shipping interests intereststo
to keep the situation before the Gov Government Government Government ¬
ernment agents agentsOne agentsOne agentsOne
One committee represented the Asso Association Ass Asselation Azsciation ¬
ciation for the Protection of Commerce Commerceof
of the port of New York and was com composed composed cornposed ¬
posed of Frank B Dalzell president of ofthe otthe ofthe
the association Henry L Joyce vice vicepresident vicepresident vicepresident
president Frederick Russell W B BDubois EDubois 12Dubois
Dubois and Senator Albert A Wray WrayThe WrayThe WrayThe
The other oth r committee was from the theNational tbeNational I Iat1ocal
National Board of Steam Navigation Navigationand
and consisted of Charles H Boyer Wal Walter Walter Valtel ¬
ter C Foster and John F Ambrose of ofNew otNew ofNew
New York and D B Blackburn of ofPittsburg otPlttsburg ofPlttsburg
Plttsburg PittsburgThe PlttsburgThe PlttsburgThe
The inspector general received the re reporta reports yeporte
ports and promised to give the matter matterhis mattprhis mattQrhis
his closest attention attentionIMPORTANT attentionIMPORTANT attentionIMPORTANT
The freight agents of all the Southern Southernrailroads Southernrailroads Southernrailroads
railroads are to meet at Hot Springs SpringsVa
Va Monday Monda to discuss rates for next nextyear nextyear nextyear
year The Southern Seaboard Air Line LineBaltimore LineBaltimore LineBaltimore
Baltimore and Ohio the Chesapeake and andOhio andOhio andOhio
Ohio the Atlantic Coast Line and the theother theother theother
other systems have already announced announcedthat announcedthat announcedthat
that they will have their agents present presentWEATHER presentWEATHERREPORT j jWEATHER
The rain area yesterday was much muchsmaller muchsmaller muchsmaller
smaller than for some days past being beingconfined b beingconfined ing ingconfined
confined to the south Atlantic Coast and andFlorida andFlorida andFlorida
Florida while light showers fell on the thenorth thenorth thenorth
north Pacific Coast and over the north northern northern northera ¬
ern plateau The weather has cleared In Inthe Inthe inthe
the Southeast It Is snowing this morn morning mornJng mornIng ¬
ing in western Montana and local tbun thunderstorms tbunderstorms tbunderstorms ¬
derstorms have occurred In the middle middleRocky middleRocky middleBock
Rocky Bock Mountain region and elsewhere elsewhereto
to the westward It Is somewhat warm warmer warms warmer ¬
s er in the interior valleys and lower lake lakeregion lakeregion lakeregion
region regionFair regionFair regionFair
Fair weather is probable tonight and andtomorrow andtomorrow andtomorrow
tomorrow In all parts of o the Washington Washingtonforecast Washingtonforecast Washingtonforecast
forecast district except possibly the low lower lower lower ¬
er Mississippi valley where showers are areprobable areprobable arejrobable
probable tomorrow afternoon or night nightModerate nightModerate nightModerate
Moderate temperatures will continue continueTEMPERATURE continueTEPERA continueTEMPERATURE
9 Oam a m 67 6 61i 6712m
12 12m m 76 76lpm
1i 1 lpm p m rd 78 78THE 78THE
Sun sets today uu 714 p m mSun mSun mun
Sun un rises tomorrow 438 a m mTIDE mTID mTIDE
High tide today 548 p m mHigh mHigh mHigh
High tide tomorrow553 a m 630 pm pmLow pmLoW pinLov
Low tide tomorrow tomorrowll40 1140 a m
Light Opera Star Victim of ofGrip ofGri ofGrip
Grip Gri p in Paris ParisHER ParisHER ParisHER
Widow of Cuban Planter She Was to toWed tovied toWed
Wed Count Paul Tolstoy TolstoyThis TolstoyThis TolstoyThis
This Summer SummerPARIS SummerPARIS SummerPARTS
PARIS May Iay 16 1GSybIl SybilSanderson Sanderson the thewellknown thewlll theweWknown
wellknown wlll kpown opera singer died here at 4 4oclock 4oclock 4oclock
oclock this morning A severe attack attackof
of grip is ISglven given as the cause of her herdeath herdeath herdeath
death deathSince deathSince deathSince
Since her return from Nice Ice several severalmonths severalmonths sevcralmonths
months ago Miss l1ss Sanderson has been beenseriously beenserlouslr beenseriously
seriously ill with hardening of the liver liverand liverand liverand
and paralysis of the legs and face She Shehas Shehas Shehas
has been suffering great pain Three Threedays Threedays Threedays
days ago she became delirious and did didnot didnot didnot
not regain consciousness Miss Sander Sanderson Sanderson Sanderson ¬
son was to have married Count Paul PaulTolstoy PaulTolstoy PaulTolstoy
Tolstoy a cousin of the great novelist novelistthis novelistthis novelistthis
this summer summerFuneral summerFuneral > jFuneralon
Funeral Funeralon on Monday MondayThe MondayThefuneralw1l1
The Thefuneralw1l1 funeral will be held in Paris on onMonday onolonday onMonday
Monday next Miss Garden Garden Miss San Sandersons Sandersons Sandersons ¬
dersons closest friend describes the thedeath thedeath thedeath
death scene as follows followsSince followsSince followsSince
Since Thursday evening Sibyl had re remained rcmained remained ¬
mained unconscious and was periodi periodically periodically periodically ¬
cally cally racked with horrible pains Her Hereyes Herey Hereyes
eyes ey s for the greater great r j part partof > artof ot the he time timewere timewere timewere
were wide open operi but btltsliirlng staring itarIn Into i space spaceand spa spaand spaci spaciand
and she recognized none of the dear dearones denrones dearones
ones by her bedside bedsideYesterday bedsideYesterday bedsideYesterday
Yesterday evening the watchers by byher byher byher
her bedside saw signs it1s of a change in inhercondition Inher inher
hercondition her condition and the doctor who was washastily washasUly washastily
hastily summoned pronouncedber r eon eondition con condition 01 01ditlon ¬
dition hopeless Sibyl mercifully re regained regained regained ¬
gained serenity before her death came camealthough camealthough camealthough
although she gave no evidence of con consciousness consciousness consciousness ¬
sciousness She Shepassed passed away quietly in insleeu inslec inseC
sleeu seC
Daughter Daughterof of a Judge JudgeMiss JudgelInss
0 Miss Sanderson was born in Sacra SacramentO Sacramento Sacraxnento
mentO CaL She was the daughter of ofthe orthe ofthe
the late Chief Justice rustlce Sanderson Early Earlyin EarlyIn
in life she showed remarkable vocal vocaltalents v vocaltalents cal caltalmts
talents and her h r father accordingly ob obtained obtained ohtamed ¬
tained for her the best musical educa education education educatioa ¬
tion possible She made her debut at atThe atThe atThe
The Hague in 1838 and from that time timeher timeher timeher
her fame was assured assuredIn
I In 1897 Miss Sanderson Sandersonabandoned abandoned the thestage thestage thestage
stage and married Antonio TeIry a aCuban aCuban aCuban
Cuban planter Her married life was wasshort WIlSshort wasshort
short however for In 1899 her husband hushanddied husbanddied husbanddied
died A year or so later her Inclina Inclinations Inclinations indiantions ¬
tions again called Miss Sanderson to the thestage thestage thestage
stage and she reappearecLat sh eapP are9at the Opera OperaComique OperaComque OperaComIque
Comique in Parls
NOW ON o ITS LUST ST LEGS LEGSChamberlain LEGSChamberlain EG8 EG8I EG8Chamberlain
Chamberlain Foreshadows Early EarlyDissolution EarlyDissolution EarlyDissolution
Dissolution of Parliament ParliamentLONDON ParliamentLONDON ParliamentLONDON
LONDON May Mti M 16Colonlnl 16 16Colonial Colonial Secretary SecretaryChamberlains SecretaryChamberlains j jChamberlains
Chamberlains appeal for trade reci reciprocity reciprocity reciprocity ¬
procity within the empire In his speech speechto
to his constituents at Birmingham last lastnight lastnight lastnight
night Is generally regarded as the most mostimportant mostimportant mostimportant
important political manifesto since sinceGladstones sinceGladstones sinceGladstones
Gladstones home rule speeches It is isfraught isfraught isfraught
fraught with the possibility of disrupt disrupting disruptIng disrupting ¬
ing the conservative ranks as complete completely ¬
ly as home rule did the ranks of the theliberals theliberals theliberals
liberals liberalsChamberlains liberalsChamberlains liberalsChamberlains
Chamberlains speech coming as It Itdoes Itdoes itdoes
does immediately after Premier Premier Bal Balfours Baltours Balfours
fours emphatic refusal to relnjpose the thecorn thecorn thecorn
corn tax undoubtedly Indicates a se serious serious serious ¬
rious split in the present ministry and andforeshadows andforeshadows andforeshadows
foreshadows an early dissolution of par parliament parliament parliament ¬
liament The almost general belief Is Isthat 16tbat isthat
that the government is now on its last lastlegs lasthgs lastlegs
legs and needs only a good push to send sendit sendit sendit
it to the ground groundChamberlains groundChamberlains groundChamberlains
Chamberlains new policy has come comewith comewith comewith
with such suddenness on the conserva conservatives conservatives conservatives ¬
tives that they have not yet recovered recoveredtheir recoveredtheIr recoveredtheir
their breath It Is not sate to prophesy prophesyat
at present the approximate strength of ofthe attbe ofthe
the movement but the colonial minis ministers ministers ministers ¬
ters personality is so strong that it itmust Itmust itmust
must compel big defections to the free freetrade treetrade freetrade
trade ranks England is now on the eve eveof eveat eveof
of a fight for or protection not of home homeIndustries homeIndustries homeindustries
Industries but the Industries of the col colonies colonies colonies ¬
onies Whether Vhet er the fight will be suc successful successful succesaful ¬
cessful or not depends almost entirely entirelyon
on Chamberlains genius for leadership leadershipIn
In an Independent movement movementKILLED movementKILLED movementKILLED
KANSAS CITY Mo 10 May 1GJn 10 In a apistol apistol apistol
pistol duel at close range yesterday yesterdayafternoon yesterdayafternoon yesterdayafternoon
afternoon George E Spencer a former formerresident formerresident formerresident
resident of Alabama was killed and Pa Patrolman Patrolman Patrolman ¬
trolman Stephen Flanagan perhaps ta tatally tatally fatally
tally wounded Spencer Is said to have haveI havebeen havebeen
I been annoying women and children childrenSix childrenSix childrenSix
Six shots were exchanged The tragedy tragedyIs
Is supposed to have followed the offi officers nmcers 3fficers ¬
cers attempt to arrest Spencer SpencerA
MELILLA Morocco May Iay 16 16Hope Hope of ofpeace otpeace ofpeace
peace In Morocco has had another se serious serious serious ¬
rious setback Recently the Sultan Sultansent Sultansent Sultansent
sent a commission with 80000 franca to toopen toopen toopen
open negotiations for peace with Bu BuHamara BuHamara BuHamura
Hamara the pretender The commla commlaPlon commts1110nt cointnlsFiOflp
Plon 1110nthoever FiOflp however discovered that their trip tripwas trIpJ
was wasln In vain for Bu Hamara had been beenDeposed beenl beeniieoed
Deposed l poi d and Hudel Kader elected pre pretiinder pretender proI
I tender in his stead
Secretary Secl tary Cortelyou Selects SelectsEight SelectsEight SelectsEight
Eight Advisers AdvisersPLAN Advis ktlviseisPLAN ls lsPLAN
Carroll D Wright Selected as Chair Chairman ChairmanTo ChairmanTo ¬
man manTo To Investigat Labors La ors of ofVarious ofVarious ofVarious
Various Bureaus BureausSecretary BurealsSecretary Bure is isSecretary
Secretary Cortelyou of the Depart Department Department Departmeat ¬
ment of Commerce and Labor has ap appointed appointed appointed ¬
pointed a commission to Investigate and andreport andreport andreport
report upon uponWhat uponWhat uponWhat
What rearrangement by b transfer transCeror transCerorotherwise or orotherwise orotherwise
otherwise In thework the work now assigned by bylaw byla bylaw
law la to the various bureaus and offices officeswill officeswill officeswill
will result in an improvement of the theservice theservIce theservice
service serviceWhat servIceYhat serviceWhat
What field work If any now being beingconducted beinlconducted beingconducted
conducted by any bureaus or offices can canbe canbe canbe
be consolidated or dispensed disl > ensed with withWhat withhat withWhat
What hat reports If any now published publishedcan
can be consolidated or dispensed with withwith withwith withwith
with a view to the elimination of any anyduplication anyduplication anyduplication
duplication now existing in the work of ofthese otthese ofthese
these bureaus bureausTo
To define clearly the field and func functions functions functions ¬
tions of each bureau or office in such suchmanner sucbmanner suchmanner
manner that no one shall encroach at atany atanJ atany
any point upon any other otherAnd otherAnd otherAnd
And generally to make such recom recommendations recommendations recommendations ¬
mendations as may commend themselves themselvesto
to the commission for the orderly and andscientific andscientific andscientific
scientific readjustment of the work of ofthe otthe ofthe
the several bureaus and offices of the thedepartment tbedepartment thedepartment
department S SEight
Eight Men Named NamedThe NamedThe NamedThe
The following are the members of the thecommlslon thecommlson thecommislon
commlslon commlslonCarroll commlsonCarroll commislonCarroll
Carroll D Wright W right Commissioner of ofLabor atI ofLabor
I Labor chairman chairmanS c H HS
S N D North Census Office vice vicechairman vIcechairman vicechairman
chairman chairmanJames chairmanJames chairmanJames
James R Garfield Commissioner of ofCorporations otCorporations ofCorporations
Corporations CorporationsO
O H Tittmann Superintendent Coast Coastand Coastand Coastand
and Geodetic Survey SurveyGeorge SUrVe SUrVeGeorge SurvoyGeorge
George M Bowers Commissioner of ofPish ofFish ofFish
Fish and Fisheries FisheriesF
F P PSargent Sargent Commissioner General Generalof
of Immigration ImmigrationQ
Q P Austin Chief of the Bureau of ofStatistics olStatistics ofStatistics
Statistics StatisticsFrank StatisticsFrank StatisticsFrank
Frank H Hitchcock Chief Clerk De Department Department Department ¬
partment of Commerce and Labor Sec Secretary Secretary Secretary ¬
retary retaryCAPT t tCAPT eCAPT
MANILA May Ma 16 16Capt Capt John J Per Pershlng Persblng Pershing
shlng who has distinguished himself himselfWhile himselfwhile himselfwhile
While In command of the troops sent sentagainst sentagainst sentagainst
against the Moros is ill and has been beenrelieved beenr beenrelieved
relieved r Ueved of his command Lieut Col ColAlexander ColAlexander ColAlexander
Alexander Rodgers ht of the Fifteenth FifteenthCavalry FifteenthCavalry FifteenthCavalry
Cavalry has been appointed to the com command command cornmand ¬
mand of the Moro expeditionary forces forcesIt
It is expected Captain Pershlng P r hlng will be beInvalided beInvalided heinvalided
Invalided home
Four Hundred Immigrants to Be BeTaken BeTaken Be1Taken
1Taken Taken to New England by Rail RailTroubles RailTroubles RailTroubles
Troubles of the immigration officers officersgrowing officersgrowing
I IgrowIng
growing out outot of the wreck of the the9 Vera VeraCruz VeraCruz VeraCruz
Cruz III and the landing of nearly nearl four fourhundred tourhundr fourhundred
hundred hundr d immigrants at Newbern N C Care Care Care
are not over The Merchants and Min Miners lUners Mm Mmers ¬
ers Steamship Line which was expect expected ¬
ed to convey the Portuguese from Nor Norfolk Norfolk Norfolk ¬
folk to Providence has declined to ac accept accept accept ¬
cept the contract and the immigrants immigrantswill
will have to be taken all the way by rail railThe railThe railThe
The destination of the Immigrants was wasNew wasNew wasNew
New Bedford Mass and the Govern Government Government Governmeat ¬
ment feels compelled to laud them at atthat atthat atthat
that place placeThe plncerhe placerhe
rhe cost of transportation Is much muchgreater muchkreater muchgreater
greater kreater by rail than It would have been beenunder beenunder beenunder
under the plans made yesterday but as asthe asthe asthe
the Immigration officers have been un unable unable unable ¬
able to find any responsible consignee It Itwill Itwill Itwill
will be necessary for the Government to topay topay topay
pay the expense expenseCaptain expenseCaptain expenseCaptain
Captain Fernandez of tho stranded strandedvessel strandedvessel strandedvessel
vessel who disappeared with the Immi Immigrants immigrants immigrafits ¬
grants money soon after the th wreck has hasnot hasnot hasnot
not been found and it Is helleved by bythis bythis bythis
this time he has shipped oa some out outgoing outgoing outgoing ¬
Suveyors have begun work on square sClu 1re
> 690 which has been selected as the site sitefor sitetor sitefor
for the new House of Representatives Representativesoffice
office building and preliminary com computations computations cornputations ¬
putations are being made mad looklnjT looking to toj toward toward
j ward the excavation for the substruc substructure substructurc ¬
ture of the mammoth building buildingAttorney bulIdlngAttorney buildingAttorney
Attorney Hoehllng who whojo whojohas has charge of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the legal interests of the thOGovernment Government In Innegotiating Innegotiating innegotiating
negotiating the transfers of title re reports reports reports ¬
ports progress pr gres along that line The work workof workot workof
of the condemnation committee will be begin begin begin ¬
gin as soon as the titles to the several severalparcels severalparcels severalparcels
parcels of ofproperty property can be made clear clearRAILROAD clearRAILROAD clearRAILROAD
SPRINGFIELD Mass May 16 lGOffi lGOfficlals 16OffidaIs Offl Offlclnls
daIs of the Boston Sand and nd Albany Railroad Railroadhave Railroadhave Railroadhave
have after a long conference with the thegrievance thegrievance thegrievance
grievance committee of the Brotherhood Brotherhoodof
of Railroad Trainmen granted twenty twentysix twentysix twentyaix
six of the thirtyone demands d < mands made y ythe Ythe ythe
the men the most Important being beln an anelevenhour anelevlnhour anelevenhour
elevenhour day da instead of twelve aiul aiulnn an1an anlan
an Increase in n the scale of wages all allchanges allcbancs allchanges
changes to go Into effect June 1 1
Does Not NotFear Fear Consequences Consequencesof CoiisequencesolNew
of olNew New York Disturbances DisturbancesWAS D sturbancesVvAS
President of Federation of Labor Dis Discusses Discusses Discusses ¬
cusses Denunciation of Walking WalkingDelegates WalkingDelegates WalkingDelegates
Delegates by Manhattan Builders BuildersPresident BuildersPreside uildersPresident
President Preside 1t Gompers of the American AmericanFederation AmericanFederation AmericanFederation
Federation of Labor today expressed expressedhimself expressedhlmselt expressedhimself
himself as follows on theactlonoC the action of the theNew tbeNew theNew
New York building buil ing trades employers and andtheir andtheir andtheir
their denunciation of the walking dele delegates delegates delegates ¬
gates of labor unions unionsThe unionsTbe unIonsThe
The denunciation of anything which whichi
Is i right will not bring about a change changeThe changeThe changeThe
The walking delegate Is the business businessagent businessagent businessagent
agent of the union acting under the thestructlonsot In Instructions instructions ¬
structions of the union lIko the repre representative representative reprosentative ¬
sentative of any nnybuslness business house h use and andusually andusually andusually
usually one of the most conservative of ofall otall ofall
A Fight on the Union UnionIn Uni UniIn n nlIi
In denouncing the business agent or orwalking orwalking orwalking
walking delegate deleg te those those men in New NewYork NewYork NewYork
York simply show that behind their de denunciation denunciation denunclation ¬
nunciation Is hidden an anattemptto attempt to weak weaken ¬
en the union Itself ItselfIn ItselfIn ItselfIn
In my opinion there should not bo bothe bothe hothe
the least apprehension on the thep part rtot rtotunprejudiced of ofunprejudiced ofunprejudiced
unprejudiced and rightthinking people peopleas
as to the outcome out ome I think that all mat matters matters matters ¬
ters at issue wljl be amicably nmlcablyadjusted nmlcablyadjustedcommon adjusted adjustedcommon adjustedcommon
common sense and andreason reason will pre prevail prevlil1 prevail ¬
No General General Strike Strikeilr StrikeIr StrikeMr
ilr Ir Gompers Gom erSsaid said he had h d heard h id no ru rumor rumor u umor ¬
mor to the effectthat effect that a general sympathetic sympa sympathetic sympathetic ¬
thetic strike would result all over the thecountry thecountry thecountry
country if the employers of New York Yorkshould Yorkshould Yorkshould
should declare war on onthe the workers He HeIs HeIs Heis
Is not aware that such suchactlon action is contem contemplated contemplated contemplated ¬
plated platedTHINKS platedTHINKS platedTHINKS
Representative H S Maynard of ofPortsmouth otPortsmouth ofPortsmouth
Portsmouth Vaarrived V arrlv arrived d at the New NewWlllard NewWllhir NewI1
Wlllard Wllhir I1 illard H91 Hp Hotq Vfh Jy tiiiorni ornint 0 nI tand nd d spyit spyitfhe sptntthe P J1t J1the
the he day attending to the affairsof affairs ffarofconstituents ot his hisconstituents h19constlt1ents
constituents in the departments departmentsHe
He had nothing to say concerning the thepolitical thepolitical thepolitical
political situation In Virginia In re regard regard regard ¬
gard to national affairs he said saidAs saidAs saidAs
As In the past Virginia will sup support support support ¬
port loyally any candidate nominated nominatedby
by b the Democratic party It Is generally generallybelieved generallybolieved generallybelieved
believed however that the candidate candidatechosen candidatechosen candidatechosen
chosen should represent the main points pointsof poh ts tsof
of the views of both Mr Cleveland and andMr andMr andMr
Mr Bryan Such a candidate would hav hava havea
a better chance of election than a man manrepresenting manrep manrepressat1ig
representing rep smtng only one wing of the theparty thoparty theparty
Whites Ambushed and Farmer Mor Mortally Mortally Mortally ¬
tally Wounded WoundedLAUREL WoundedLAUREL WoundedLAUREL
LAUREL Miss May Iay 16 16A A bloody bloodyrace bloodyrace bloodyrace
race war has broken out near Burns in inthe Inthe inthe
the northern part of o Smith county countyReports count countReports countyReports
Reports have reached here that Mr MrCraft MrCraft lr lrCraft
Craft a white farmer and several severalnegroes severalnegroes severalnegroes
negroes have been killed and the war warIs warIs waris
Is still going on The whites are arescouring arescourIng arescouriOg
scouring the country shooting and andwhipping andwhipping andwhipping
whipping every suspicious negro negroThe negroThe negroThe
The trouble began last Tuesday A Afamily Atamily Afamily
family of negroes working for the Bruce Bruceboys Bruceboys Bruceboys
boys tried to jump their crop Bruce Brucehad Brucehad Brucehad
had advanced money to the negroes negro s and andtold andtold andtold
told them that they would have to return returnto
to work or make the debt good When Whenfound Whenfound Vhentound
found the negroes were with a party or orfriends otfriends orfriends
friends and boldly bold I told Bruce they would woulddo woulddo woulddo
do neither and that hecould he could not make makethem makethem makethem
them themBruce themDruce themBruce
Bruce went to collect a posse of offriends ottrlends offriends
friends While searching for the negroes negroestwo negroestwo negroestwo
two whites were ambushed and fired firedupon firedupon firedupon
upon Craft tell mortally wounded woundedThe woundedThe woundedThe
The white men returned the fire and In Inturn inturn inturn
turn killed several of 0 their assailants assailantspursuing assailantspursuing assailantspursuing
pursuing the negroes wherever found foundThe toundThe foundThe
The Infuriated whites then determined determinedto
to wipe out all suspects suspectsQUARTERS SU8I suspectsQUARTERS > ects ectsQUARTERS
Rear Admiral Taylor the chief ot the theBureau theBureau theBureau
Bureau of Navigation has gone to Nor Norfolk NorColk Norfolk ¬
folk for the purpose of o itB ascertaining ascertainingwhat rtalnlng rtalnlngwhat
what can be done for the accommoda accommodation accommodltion ¬
tion of the enlisted men at that yard yardIn yardIn yardIa
In view of the prevailing epidemic at atNorfolk atNortolk atNorfolk
Norfolk which has caused the depart department dppartment department ¬
ment to issue an order temporarily sus suspending suspending suspending ¬
pending recruiting Rear Admiral Tay Taylor Taylor Taybr ¬
lor has decided to recommend to Con Congress Congress Congross ¬
gress at Its next session that provision provisionbe
be made for the erection of barracks at atevery atevery atevery
every receiving yard ard so the enlisted men menmay menmay menmay
may not be huddled together on board boardthe boardthe hoardthe
the receiving ships shipsSMUGGLED shipsSMUGGLED shipsSMUGGLED
DETROIT May lIa 16 16Unlted United States StatesMarshal Stateslnrsbal tatcsMarsbal
Marshal W V R Bates yesterday sold at atpublic atpublic atpublic
public auction 581 81 diamonds for 19175 19175The 19175The iiil7The
The gems were seized In 1899 from Louis LouisBufch LouisBu LoutsBusch
Busch Bu < ch who was WaR later convicted In the theUnited theCnlted theUnited
United States court of o smuggling them themfrom themfrom themfrom
from Canada and fined 51400 1400 and 200 200c
c ISIS >
Herran Says Indian WasMerely Was WasMerely WasMerely
Escaped Fiom Custody of Captain CaptainMarmaduke CaptainMarm3duke CaptainMarmaduke
Marmaduke on Board a Colom Colombian Colombian Cobrabian ¬
bian Warship WarshipTe >
Te execution in Panama yesterday of ofVIctorlano otVictorlano ofVictoriano
VIctorlano Lorenzo for a long longtime time one oneof oneot oneof
of the revolutionary leaders in Colom Colombia Colombia Colornbin ¬
bia has occasioned widespread comment commentLorenzo com commentLorenzo ent entLorenzo
Lorenzo was sentenced by b a court courtmartial ceurtmartial courtmartial
martial to be shot shot for crimes committed committedby
by him and his band Press dispatches dispatchesreferred dispatchesreterred dispatchesreferred
referred to him as a political prisoner prisonerbut prisonerbut
but this thi is denied emphatically by Dr DrHerran DrHerran DrHerran
Herran the Colombian charge chargedarfairfls chargedarfairflsin daffaires daffairesIn
In Washington WashinstonLorenzo WashingtonLorenzo Vashln ton tonLorenzo
Lorenzo was an Indian chief said saidDrHerran saidDr saidDr
DrHerran Dr Herran today and exercised power powerover poweroer powerover
over several hundred people in the dis district diBtrict dlstrict ¬
trict between Panama and Costa Rica RicaThat RicaThat RicaThat
That section was a a hotbed of revolu revolutionists revoluti revolutidnists ¬
tionists ti nists and he created a great deal of oftrouble ottrouble oftrouble
trouble But the crimes for which he hewas hEwas hewas
was was executed occurred long befor3 bet r9 his hisparticipation hisparticipation hisparticipation
participation in the rebellion rebellionA
A Career of Crime CrimeIn
In brief his career of the thelast uast few fewyears fewyears fewyears
years Included a long period of depreda depredations depredaHons depredatons ¬
tons In consequence of which he was wasput wasput wasput
put into the penitentiary In Panama He Hehad Hehad Hehad
had been Incarcerated Incarcer ted but a short time timewhen timewhen timewhen
when he managed to escape Thereupon Thereuponhe
he plunged into the war and gave great greatassistancetothe greatassistanccto greatassistimceto
assistancetothe the revolutionists as he hewas h hwas hewas
was crafty and daring and exercised exercisedfull exerciscdtull exercisedfull
full sway over his people peopleFinally peopleFinally peopleFinally
Finally Captured CapturedAfter CapturedAfter CapturedAfter
After a time he was captured and forsafekeeping for forsafekeeping forsafekeeping
safekeeping was put on board a var varvessel varvessel varvessel
vessel commanded by Captain Marma Marmaduke Marmaduke Iarmaduke ¬
duke of t the Missouri family of that thatname thatname thatname
name In spite of the latters vigilance vigilanceand
and the fact that his vessel was manned mannedby mannedby mannedby
by a picked crew Lorenzo again es escaped pscaped escaped ¬
caped He always controlled sums of otmoney ofmoney j jmoneyand
moneyand money and the only explanation ever eversuggested everiuggested ver ver2uggested
suggested was was that his friends in the theTribe the therlb1uadegooduse thetribe
Tribe rlb1uadegooduse made good use of ofit ofitNot ItJ it itWot
Not Tried for Political Criraes CriraesAfter CrmesAfter CxiiifeAfter
After his second escape eseapeLorenz Lorenzp oreczo was wasagain wasagain wasagain
again captured and strongly guarded guardedHe
I He was tried for the crimes committed committedbefore committedbefore committedbefore
before the revolution for which he was Tvasoriginally wasorigInally wasoriginally
originally held In the penitentiary penitentiaryThese penitentiaryTheso penitentiaryThese
These crimes were of a wholesale sort sortand sortand sortand
and of a revolting nature Efforts to tohave tohave tohave
have the death d ath sentence commuted were wereunavailing wereunavailing wereunavailing
unavailing and the death penalty has liasbeen 1tasbeen hasbeen
been Inflicted the press dispatches say sayHis sayHis sayHis
His execution as will be seen was not nottherefore notthei nottherefore
therefore thei co for or political crimes in con connection connectlon connection
nection with wlththe the recent revolution revolutionWRECKED revol revolOtionANUTIIER tlon tlonANOTHER
Chicago Pastor Had Severely Crit Criticised Criticised Criticised ¬
CHICAGO May 1C IGAnother Another negro negrochurch negrochurch negrochurch
church was wrecked by dynamite last lastnight lastnight lastnight
night when a bomb was exploded under underthe underthe underthe
the pulpit of the African Methodist MethodistChurch MethodistChurch MethodlstChurch
Church at Evanston The Interior was wasdemolished wasdemolished as asdemolished
demolished and the front of the build building huildIng building ¬
ing was blown out outThe outThe outThe
The crusade began In Chicago against againstpolicy againstpolicy againstpolicy
policy playing and which spread to the theNorth therorth theNorth
North Shore hore suburb Thursday night is isascribed isascribed isascribed
ascribed by a part l > art of the congregation congregationas
as a the motive m tie Other members believe believethe believethe believethe
the harsh statements of the pastor the theRev tbeRe theRev
Rev Re I N Daniels at the same meeting meetingconcerning meetingconcerning meetingconcerning
concerning the status of the negro In Inwhat Inwhat inwhat
what was characterized as the white whitemans whitemans whitemans
mans country countr gave offense The pastor pastortold pastortold pastortold
told his flock that there were too few real realmen realmen realmen
men and women among the negroes that thatthis thatthis thatthis
this Is the white mans country and that thatunless thatunless thatunless
unless the negro negro soon comes to an un understanding understanding Understanding ¬
derstanding of this and follows in his hisfootsteps hisfootsteps hisfootsteps
footsteps instead of attempting to rule rulethere rulethere rulethere
there Is little hope for the race raceThe raceThe raceThe
The explosion occurred shortly sbortl after afterthe aCterthe afterthe
the building was vacated by the congre congregation congregation congregatiOn ¬
gation which had attended the evening eveningservices cveningerYlces eveningservices
services servicesBOARD servicesBOARD erYlcesBOARD
The annual outing of the Board of ofTrade otTrade ofTrnde
Trade Is held today Members and their theirfriends theirfriends theirfriends
friends to the number of 400 went down downthe downthe downthe
the river where they disposed of a aplanked aplanled aplanked
planked shad dinner and engaged engae in invarious Invarious Invarious
various athletic contests and games gamesThey gamesThe gamesThey
They The will return late this evening eveningThere eveningThere eveningThere
There are several subcommittees hav having havIng haying ¬
ing charge of special provisions for the thedays thedays thedays
days entertainment The committee on onmusic onmusic onmusic
music has arranged for some vocal sa salections 52leclions selections
lections of a t high order in the humorous humorousvein bumorousvein humorousvein
vein and there will be ball playing and andother andother andother
other out of door sports sportsThe stJortsThe sportsThe
The committee has arranged for two twodinner twodinner twodinner
dinner hours 130 and 330 Many of ofthe oCthe ofthe
the distinguished guests guc ts of the board in inofficial inofficial inofficial
official and private life have hnv signified signifiedtheir signifiedtheir isnifiedtheir
their intention of being present presentUMBRIA presentUlIBRIA presentUMBRIA
QlfiENSTOWN May 16 16The The Cunard CunardLiner CunardLiner CunardLiner
Liner Umbrla aboard which an attempt attemptwas
was made to place an Infernal machine machineshortly machineshortly machineshortly
shortly before she sailed from New NewYork NowYork NewYork
York last lastSatuday Saturday passed pass d Browhead Browheadat
at 1225 12 25 today I
Thousands Take Part in inExercises inExercises inBiercises
Exercises at Homestead HomesteadVARIOUS 1 1I 1VA IVARIOUS I
Most Complete Institutionof Institution of Its Kind Kindin Kindin ind indin
in America mericaMillionaire Millionaire Bears BearsAll BearsAll BearsAll
HOMESTEAD Pa May 16 I6The The C M MSchwab l lSchwab I ISchwab
Schwab Industrial School will be dedi dedicated dedicated ¬ i icated
cated here herethlc this afternoon with Imposing Imposingceremonies Irlposlngceremonies iriposingceremonies
ceremonies A parade of steel workers workerssecret workerssecret okersEecret
secret societies militia school children childrenand chlldreuand childrenand
and the combined fire and police do departments dopartments dopartmcnts ¬
partments of the city preceded pre eded the for formal iormal fornial ¬
mal dedicatory exercises exe ci3es It is esti estimated estimated e ti timated ¬
mated that nearly 10000 persons were werein wereIn werein
in line lineThe tineThe lne lneThe
The industrial school was in full ope operation operation operation ¬
ration throughout the th day and its work workings worlIng workings ¬
ings were inspected by Mr Schwab and anda
a large number of visitors vial tors At 3 oclock oclockthis oclockthis oclockthis
this afternoon Mr Schwab will formally formallyturn tormallyturn formallyturn
turn the school over to the borough It Itwill ItwlII Itwill
will be accepted by W S SBullock Bullock In be behalf behaI behalf ¬
half of the school board Addresses will willalso willalso willalso
also be delivered by Prof C M I Woodward Woodward Wood Woodward ¬
ward of St Louis Dr N NC C Schaeffer Schaeffersuperintendent Schae1ersuperintendent Schaeffersuperintendent
superintendent of public schools of ofPennsylvania orPennsylvania ofPennsylvania
Pennsylvania and his deputy Dr Henry HenryHouck HenryHouck HenryHouck
Houck Prof M I A Brashear the Hon HonJohn HonJohn HonJohn
John Dalzell and Prof Samuel Hamil Hamilton HaDii1tou Hamiliota ¬
ton iota
Most Complete in Country CountryThe CotI1hyThCSchwab
The ThCSchwab Schwab School Is one of the most mostcomplete mostcomplete I
complete in the United States It is a afourstory afourstory afourstory
fourstory fireproof structure built of ofsteel otst ofsteel
steel st el and pressed brick with lth concrete concretefloors concretffleors concreteficors
floors and was completed last October OctoberIn
In the basement are the boiler and en engine engine ¬
gine rooms the electric light and ven ventilating yentilating ¬
tilating plants and the foundry On the thefirst th thefirst
first firstfioorare floor are the chemical and electrical electricallaboratories electricallaboratories
laboratories the chipping chIpi > ing and filing filingrooms filingrooms
rooms and an the machine and blacksmith blacksmithshops blacksmithshops blacksmithshops
shops shopsOn shopsOn shopsOn
On the next floor are rooms for me mechanlcalf me1auIClJdra metthnnicajdrawin
tterel tterelmtklng
chanlcalf tthnnicajdrawin 1auIClJdra drawing Win g woodturning voPAt Ilgpa pattern patternmiking patternmnMng
miking and modeling iO On G he ci third thirdfloor t tfiolr thjd thjdfloor
floor are studies where water wDt water r coloring coloringpainting coloringpaintIng coloringpainting
painting and an1crayon crayon drawing are taught taughtThere taughtThere taughtThere
There is also a large sewingroom where wheredressmaking wheredressmaking wheredressmaking
dressmaking Is taught and a model modelkitchen modellltchen modelkitchen
kitchen for the cooking < class On the thetop thetop thetop
top floor is a large auditorium capable capableof capableofseating
of ofseating seating 700 persons personsMr personsMr personsMr
Mr Schwab has had the course so ar arranged arranged arranged ¬
ranged that every ever boy bo and girl attending attendingthe attend ng ngthepubl1c
the thepubl1c public schools in Homestead can canhave canhave canhave
have an opportunity to learn a trade by bythe bythe bythe
the time of graduation from the high highIscHooI highschool i ischo
school IscHooImi scho schoolKNOXTOUNO l
His HisRelease Release Ordered by Judge J This ThisMorning ThisMorning ThisMorning
Morning MorningNORWALK MorningNORWALK MorningNORWALK
NORWALK Conn May16 1Iay MayI6The 6The The trial trialof ftlalot t1ih1of
of the rour four students accused of ofassaulting otassaulting ofassaulting
assaulting Supt John D Milne of the thegas thegas thegas
gas works came UD In the town court courtthis courtthis courtthis
this morning The young men are Hugh HughS
I IJohn
S Knox son or 0 Attorney 1ttornc General General1Cox Knox ICcoxJohn KnoxJohn
John E Barney Edvard L White and andWalbridge andYalbrldge andWaibridge
Walbridge S Taft nephew cf the gov governor governor gayernor ¬
ernor general genera of the Philippines PhilippinesMr PhlllppinesllrMlIne
Mr llrMlIne Milne told the story of the al alleged alleged alleged ¬
leged assault and Conductor Damon and andMotorman andIotorman andMotorman
Motorman Ryan of a passing car who whowitnessed wholtnessel whowitnessed
witnessed the mixUD mlxu > also als testified testifiedWhen testifiedhen testifiedWhen
When hen the State rested its case proSe ProTTecutor proSecutor Proiecutor
cutor Walsh asked for a nolle pros prosIn pro prosin s sIn
In the th case of Knox and It was lm lmmediately 1mmed immediately
mediately med atelgranted granted by the judge The Theevidence Theevidence
evidence eVIde nce showed that he took no part parsin partIn partIn i
in the fight flshtInter fihtLater fight1L
1L Inter ater Barney Barne was as discharged OD the thesame thes thesame
same s me grounds groun s and the cases of Taft and andWhite andWhite
II IIWhite
White were adjourned until Monday Mondaymornlmr Mondaymorning Iondaymornln
morning mornlmrAt mornlnAt
At the office of the Attorney General Generalit Generalwas
it was said this morning that the Knox Knoxfamily Knoxfamll Knoxfamily
family famll knows nothing of the affair af aIr fur further furthor ¬
ther than the dispatch printed in the thepapers thepapers i ipapers
papers Hugh Knox Is eighteen years yearsold yearsold ears
old and is at Norwalk preparing for forcollege forcollege
college under a tutor tutorPLANS tutorPLANS tutorPLANS
Colonel Allen the engineer officer in incharge incharge incharge
charge of the improvements of the Po Potomac Potomac Potomac ¬
tomac River today submitted to General GeneralGlllcspie GeneralGUlesple GeneralGillespie
Glllcspie the chief of engineers the thenew thenew thenew
new specifications for the highway bridge bridgewhich bridgewhich bridgewhich
which is to be built across the Potomac Potomaca
a short distance above the railroad railroadbridge railroadbrld railroadbridge
bridge bridgeis brld bridgeS e es
is s soon as these thesespeclficatlonsare specifications are ap approved apI approved ¬
proved bids will be Invited for the con construction construction eonstruction ¬
I struction of the bridge bridgeAll bridgeAll bridgeAll
All of the former bids were rejected rejectedseveral rejectedI rejectedseveral
several weeks ago because they theyceeded theyceeded x xceeded >
I ceeded the limit of cost which whlc was vasI
996000 fixed by Congress CongressIt
I It Is understood un erstood that the purpose of ofthe otthe ofthe
the department Is to allow contractors contractorsto
to submit their own plans and designs designsIn
II In conformity with the specifications specificationsfixed
fixed by the department This Is don donerIn donerInorder in inorder inorder
order that the work may be begun begunwithout begunwithout begunwithout
without the delay delu which would be becaused becaused becaused
caused by b waiting for Congress to make makei
i an additional nd Itlonnl appropriation
Regar Regards s Only Three of the theFifty theFifiyTypewritten theFifty
Fifty FifiyTypewritten Typewritten Pages as asWorth a3Worth asWorth
Worth Serious Attention Attent on of ofcposioffice ojPostoffice ofPostoffIce
Postoffice Inspectors InspectorsPostmaster bzspedorsPostmaster TnspedorsPQstmastei
Postmaster General Says Re Report 9eport 7e 7eport ¬
port Deals Chiefly With WithJblinor WithMinor
Minor 1 Irregularities s in Aud Auditing Au Autting AutLithzgGIves ¬
iting ithzgGIves Gives Samples SamplesPostmaster SamplesPostmaster SamplesPostmaster
Postmaster General Payne received receivedthis recelv6dthis receivodthis
this morning the charges which Seymour SeymourV
W V Tulloch T lloch excashier of the Washing Washington V shlng shlngton ¬
ton postoffice promised to prefer against againstpostal agalnsttoEtal agatastgostal
postal officials and the administration of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the local postofHce Mr Payne read the thecharges thecharges thecharges
charges hurriedly and nd then made a a state statement statment statement ¬
ment which intimated he thought Mr MrTulloch MrTullych MrTullch
Tulloch Tullych had failed sadly to make good goodhis goodhis goodhis
his assertion that tbathe he could furnish proof proofof
of his statements statementsMr
Mr Payne said that the charges cov covered covered coyered ¬
ered fifty typewritten pages and that thatof thaot thatof
of these only about three would be of ofany orany ofany
any real service to the officials who are arenow arenowo arenow
now nowo overhauling er1 au lngthe the dealings dealingsot of tho de department departmcnt department ¬
partment for the th past few years The Therest Therest Therest
rest of the matter he said was not notgermane notgermane notgermane
germane to the subjects under investi investigation Inyestlgatlon investigation ¬
gation and indicated that Mr Tulloch Tullochdid Tullocbdid Tullochdid
did not understand the making of an in investlKatioc InvestJ investigation
vestlKatioc vestJ adoc
Few Specific Charges ChargesMr CharzesMr
Mr Payne several times referred reterr d to toglittering toglittering toglittering
glittering generalities in the charges chargesand cbargesand chargesand
and said that in the detailed statement statementwhich statementwhich statementwhich
which has been eagerly ca erly expected ex > ected ever eversince eversinc eversinc
sinc MrTulloch rrTullocl1gave gave out his first news newspapecJnlenrJew news neripap newspapdn4ntegyjdn
papecJnlenrJew pap r1ntecrlciv there was nothing to toguide toguide toguide
guide the th investigators to new trails trailsThe trailsThe trailsThe
The three pages page of accusations which whichare whIchnre whichare
are specific and mention names and anddates anddates anddates
dates will begiven be given careful considera consideration consideration consideration ¬
tion > said the Postmaster postmaster General and andthe andthe andthe
the charges in them will be sifted to tothe tothe tothe
the bottom bottomLess bottomLess bottomLess
Less Than 100 Involved InvolvedIn
In speaking of the charges as submit submitted subm1ttcd submitted ¬
ted this morning Mr Payne said suidMost saidMost saidMost
Most of the matters referred 6 0 > con concern concern concern ¬
cern the auditing aUditingot of accounts and the theconfusion thec theCQflfUiO
confusion c i1 fl whichresulted whch Itc resulted sEl d from the Gov Governmenttaking Governnri Governmcnt ¬
ernmenttaking ernnri ernmcnt tt taking 1dns over oVer the Porto Rican Ricanpostal Ricanpostal Ican
postal service rlce and handling It through throughth throughthern
th thern W c 7hl hlBgTou blIltoLpostofl1ce gr pbsioulcer PO st f11c Sfistiikes iI Sqikes in inauditing Inl intuthufrk
auditing l dlubk we reerefi niade ld and a an l they were werepointed werepointed ere erepointed
pointed out bythe by the G Comptrollerof Comptofler nPfrllero of the thoTreasury thuTreasury theTreasury
Treasury Whente when the mistakes mt mstakeshad keshad had been beenrectified beJ1rectIfied beenrectified
rectified and the acpounts aCcoun 3 reaudlted reaudltedthere reaudltetl reaudltetlthere reauditetithere
there was less than 100 of accounts not notallowed notallowed notallowed
allowed so that the Government did not notlose notlose notlose
lose a cent centThe centThe centThe
The charges against this auditing of ofaccounts ofaccounts ofaccounts
accounts will be carefully care tully examined examinedYes examinedYes
Yes I might say that th t It is really up to tothe tothe
the Auditor and the Comptroller of the theTreasury theTreasury theTreasury
Treasury rather than thnthe the thePostoffice Posioffice De Defparcmentr Depnnment Department
s Several V = ii fEXtrcts fEXtrctsHere Extracts ExtractsHere ExtractsHere
Here is a sample of the charges Kfc Kfccites H6cites H Hcites
cites a cablegram whichreads whichreadsPapa which whi hreads hreadsPapa reads readsPapa
Papa send transportation quick I Iam Iam Iam
am sick sickBut sickBut sickBut
But he does net say who sent the ca cablegram cablegram enblegram ¬
blegram and does not show sho Its signifi significance signIficance sigrilficance ¬
cance to the department departmentHe
He devotes three pages to giving rea reasons reasons yeasons ¬
sons why the Washington postmaster postmastershould postmastershould
should be a Washington man which has hasnothing h hnothing s snothing
nothing to do with the Investigation into intodepartment Intodepartment
department transactions transactionsHe tran ct1ons
He gives g1vesextrcti extracts from various news newspapers newspapers ¬
papers published in 1900 which deal in inglittering inglittering
glittering generalities against Postmas Postmaster ¬
ter General Smith and he refers to tovouchers tovouchers
vouchers and claims which he claims are areIrregular areirregular
Irregular All of the charges refer to totransactions totransactions
transactions during the term of Mr MrSmitt MrSmith
Baying the Moon MoonI
I presume pr sume that the Comptroller of the theTreasury theTosuryond theTreasury
Treasury Tosuryond and the Washington postmas postmaster oos = ¬
ter tercnn can throw thro some light on the charges chargeshlch charges1hich
ithlch < hlch Mr Tulloch has made I am amgreatly amsrea amgreatly
greatly srea y disappointed to think that th at the thecharges thecharges thecharges
charges are not going to be of more morej morehelp morehelp
j help in the Investigation But when whenyou whenyou Whenyou
you bay the moon what can you ex expect expect expect ¬
pect the mcon mc n to do2 do2POSTOFFIGE do doPOSTOFFICE 02 02POSTOFFICE
NEW NE YORK May ray 16 16Postoillce Postofiice In Inspector Inspector InSpector ¬
spector James F Oldfield of Washing Washington Washington Washln Washlnton ¬
ton and Assistant United States District DistrictAttorney DIstrIctAUornet DistrictAttorney
Attorney Ernest B Baldwin Ba1dwln had a arough Drough arough
rough and tumble fight yesterday in the themain themain
main corridor cf the postcfflce postomce build buildinp buildlag
Inspector Oldfield came to New York Yorkta Yorkto1
ta t to1 conduct condu ct certain Investigations In in con connection connctlon connction ¬
nection with the alleged frauds commit committed committed committed ¬
ted in the postoffice supplies in this thisjurisdiction thisjurisdiction
jurisdiction The inspector was roughly
handled br b Baldwin BaldwinThe BaldwinThe BaldwinThe
The latter is a brotherinlaw of ofGeorge ofGeorge ofGeorge
George F Miller who is the general generalagent generalagent generalagent
agent of a firm flr which manufactures an anautomatic anautomatic anautomatic
automatic < changemaking machine It Is laalso Isalso isalso
also said that Baldwin Is counsel for forthe torthe forthe
the firm firmIt firmIt firmIt
It was In connection with the dealings dealingsof ealingsot
of that company that Inspector Oldfield Oldfieldand Oldfieldand Oidfieldand
and Postoffice Inspector F 1C 1 Little were weramaking weremaking weremaking
making an investigation Inve > tigatlon It is said that thatit thutit thatit
it was the refusal of Mr > Ir Baldwin to de deliver deHyer deliver ¬
liver certain papers to the inspectors inspectorswhich inspectorswhich inspectorswhich
which procipltatedlhe fight fightFORTUNE fightFORTUNE fightFORTUNE
MANILA May Ma 16 16TThomns 16T T Thomas For Fortune Fortunc Fortune ¬
tune special labor commissioner of the theWar thenr theWar
War nr Department to the Hawaiian and andPhilippine andPhillppino andPhilippine
Philippine Islands has departed for forhomo forhomC forhome
homo L A t companion of Mr Ir Fortune was wasI was wasnrrestNf wasnrrcste
nrrestNf and 3Ir Fortune sccompnni accompantsdhIm C Chim
I him to the police station where In an anargument anarbUment anargument
argument the police clubbed the mere secretary meretary e ro rotarynnd ¬
tary tarynnd and charged Mr Ir Fortune with ra rai r rSIEtiDg raslating
i slating officers of the he law Ill

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