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Commissioners Will Decide DecideHis DecideIDs Decideills
Possible That He May Be Given An Another Another Another ¬
other Position Under the Dis District District District ¬
trict Government GovernmentTho Government GovernmentTho GovernmentThe
Tho fate of ofJames James T Potty for nrteon nrteonyears tlrteonrenrs fifteoncars
years cars Auditor A dltor for tho District of Colum Columbia Columbin Columbla ¬
bin will bo decided this afternoon un unless unless Unless ¬
less the present plans of the Commis Commissioners Commissioners Commtsloners ¬
sioners miscarry A meeting of the thethree thethreo thethree
three Commissioners was held this thismorning thismorning thisrnorntng
morning at which time It was thought thoughtbest thoughtbest thoughtbest
best to take some definite action in the thomatter thematter thematter
matter Immedlateb ImmediatelyCommissioner ImmedlatebCommissioner ImmedlatebCommIssioner
Commissioner West submitted his hisrecommendation hl hlrecommendation htarecommendation
recommendation and the reasons there therefor therefor therefor ¬
for Colonel Diddle had not prepared prepareda
a statement but retired to his office officeImmediately officeImmedlntoly officeImmediately
Immediately after the conference to pre prepare prepare prepare ¬
pare one He will wIIl have this completed completedat
at 230 this afternoon atttrn on when another ses sesBloa Eesslon resalon
Bloa of the Board of Commissioners will willbo wIllbo wlllbe
bo held the question onsldered and nd tho thoaction th thaction thaction
action announced announcedWhat announcedWhat >
What disposition will wlllbethade be bemade made of the thecase thecase thecase
case cannot cnnnot Jje foreseen forcs cn Interviews Interviewswith Int Interviewsv1th rvlews rvlewswith
with the th Commissioners individually individuallyfailed IndividuallyfaUed Individuallyfailed
failed to elicit anything which would wouldgive wouldgive wouldgive
give the least Idea of their wishes in intho inthe inthe
the matter but bu It is practically assured assuredthat adsure asureIthat l lthat
that Mr Petty will not continue as Au Auditor Auditor Auditor ¬
May Be Transferred TransferredA
A remedy which has been oen unofficially unofficiallysuggested unofficiallysuggested unofficiallysuggested
suggested is that Mr lr Petty will be begiven begiven begiven
given somo other position I > osltlon in the de department department dopartment ¬
partment which he has for so many manyyears manyyears manyyears
years seVvcd s svod rved nnd that he will wlil be re relieved relItvcd relirod ¬
lieved of any financial responsibility responsibilityMr
Mr Ir Petty PeU has served the District gov government government goreminent ¬
ernment thirtytwo years and his hishonesty hishoulsty hishonesty
honesty and Integrity havo never been beenquestioned beenqucstloned beenquestioned
questioned questionedIn
In the present difficulty dI Ulty It has never neverboon nOvorbo neverba
boon bo niau sugjgoatcd t ctMt that ho has h hal s1f bjen n guilty guiltyof gul gulof
of anything but negligence and for that thatreason tHatreason thatreason
reason alone it Is not probable that ho howill hewill howill
will be removed from the Government Governmentservice Governmentsonlce Governmentservice
service entirely The knowledge of the theDistrict theDistrict theDistrict
District finances which he has acuqlrcd acuqlrcdduring acuqiredduring
during his many man years service makehim makehim
him of considerable value to to the Audi Auditors Audltors Auditors ¬
tors office and it is not likely that the theDistrict theDistrict theDistrict
District government will deprive itself itselfof Itselfot itselfof
of that advantage while the facts sur surrounding Hurrounding surrounding ¬
rounding the alleged Watson atson defalcation defalcationmake detalcatlonmake defalcutionmake
make it imperative that some one else elseassume elsenSflume elseasaumo
assume the duties of Auditor AuditorMr AuditorMr AuditorMr
Mr Pettys Career CareerJames CareerJames CareerJames
James Thomas Petty PeU came to Wash Washington WashIngton ash ashIngton ¬
ington Immediately after the civil war warIn WelrIn warIn
In which he served with honor In the theranks theranks theranks
ranks of the Confederate army He en engaged engaged engaged ¬
gaged in the shoe business making a afair atalr afair
fair competence until 1S7V > > when he was wasappointed wasappointed as asappointed
appointed bookkeeper in the office of the theComptroller theComptrollor theComptroller
Comptroller of the city of Washington WashingtonWhen Wuhlngtonhen WashingtonWhen
When hen a few years later the local gov government government guycrz3znent ¬
ernment was consolidated into the Dis District DistrIct Dietrict ¬
trict of Columbia Mr Petty continued continuedIn
In the Comptrollers office and in 187C 187Cwas 18111as 187Cwas
was as appointed head bookkeeper to tl suc succeed succeed succoed ¬
ceed Mr O11U Gill who was removed lor or al alleged n nleged nilcged ¬
leged misuse of funds fundsIn tundsIn fundsIn
In 1888 he was appointed Auditor tuc tuccceding tUCceecUng uc ucceeding
cceding laaac TIchenor resigned in inwhich Inwhich Inwhich
which capacity he has since continued continuedPHYSICAL contlnuodPHYSICAL continuedPHYSICAL
A certificate certl C3te of the incorporation of oftho o ottto ofthe
tho School of Physical Science was wasfiled wasmcd wasfed
filed today in the office of the Recorder Recorderof Recorderof
of Deeds The capital stock is 100000
and the Incorporators S B Chamber Chamberlain ChamberlaIn ChamberlaIn ¬
lain A L Chamborlain and Andrew AndrewMacMlllan Andrewacm AndrewMncMil
MacMlllan MacMlllanJOHN MncMil acm Ian IanJOHN IanJOHN
The will of John W V Thompson who whodied whodied whodied
died May Iay 21 last was today filed for forprobate forprobate forprobate
probate The document is dated Sep September SeptCmboI Soptembor ¬
tember 11 102 and by its terms the thetestator thetcstator thetestator
testator leaves his 1ils estate to his wife wifeNettle wlCoXetUe wifeNettle
Nettle Virginia Thompson ThompsonWEATHER ThompsonWEATHER ThompsonWEATHER
Warm weather wo tber continues in the East Eastnnd EaatDnd Eastand
and South In the Western ostorn districts districtsit
it Is much cooler Fair and warm warmweather warmcathor warmweather
weather cathor will 111 continue in the Eastern Easterndistricts Bastorndistricts Easterndistricts
districts tonight and tomorrow Showers Showersare ShowersIlre Showersare
are indicated for the lower lake region regionthe regiontho regionthe
the Ohio valley and the east Gulf States Statestomorrow Statfstomorrow Statestomorrow
tomorrow No important temperature temperaturechanges temperaturechanges temperaturechanges
changes are anticipated anticipatedTEMPERATURE anticipatedTE1fPERATURE anticipatedTEMPERATURE
9 9AM 9AM12Noon A M f S6 i il2
12 12Noon 12Noon1PM Noon j M > 0
9 9am a m 94
12 m 87 Ii
1 lpm p m ICO ICOTUB
Sun sets today to 11 117 740 DTO DTOSun P omSun m mSun
Sun rises tomorrow 427 4 21 a m mTIDE mTIDE inTIDE
It High tlflo today 312 3 12 am amHigh a m mHigh in111gb
High tide tomorrow 346amri JAG am 421 21 pm pmLow pmLowUdc pmLow
Low LowUdc tide tomorrow tomorrows 102i 10 am 1012 pm
Streets of Gainesville Gaines ille Resemble Flowing River and Many ManyResidents ManyResi ManyResidents
Residents Resi ents Forced Force to Leave Their Homes
GAINESVILLE Texas July 3 3Tho 3Thogreatost 3Thegreatest Tho Thogreatest
greatest flood seen here in many years yearsnow yearsno ears earsno
now no prevails No estimate can as yet yetbe yetbe yetbe
be made as to the damage done by the thewaters thewaters thewaters
waters The streets resemble flowing flowingrivers floaingrivors olnsrhors
rivers rather than the thoroughfares thoroughfaresof s sof
of a city cityPecan cityPecan cityPecan
Pecan Creek which flows through the thecity Uteoity thecity
city and Elm Creek arc at their high highest highest higheat ¬
est marks and are rising rapidly rapldl Nu Numerous Numerous Numerous ¬
merous houses along the banks arc In Indanger n ndanger adanger
danger of being washed away awa Numer Numerous Num Numorous r rous ¬
ous parties are striving to reach and andaid amiaid andaid
aid those pressed by the waters watersAround watersAround WatersAround
Around Around the Santa Fe and UKaty Katy sta stations statlons stations
tions water Is flowing to the depth of ofsix ursix orsix
six or seven feet Taylor Simpsons Simpsonslargo Simpsonslarse Simpsorfslarge
largo wholesale house is in danger ot otbeing orbolng ofbeing
being flooded A thousand sacks ot otflour otflour offlour
flour have been carried there nnd art artbeing arebeing 1 1helng
being stacked around the store in an aneffort anerrort aneffort
effort to keep out the water People
Old ld English Defender in inIfront inlont inFront
Front at Noon NoonWILL NoollWILL NoonWILL
Does Not Look as if Sir Thomas New NewBoat NewBoat NewBoat
Boat Can Overcome Handicap of ofFive ofFive ofFive
Five Minutes in Fifteen Miles MilesI MilesHIGHLANDS MilesHIGHLANDS
I HIGHLANDS N J July 3 3Wlnd Wind and andweather andweather andweather
weather conditions condItions wore perfect today todayfor todayfor
for a successful trial spin between the thetwo thetwo
two Shamrocks The wind which whiohl whiohlCrom is isfrom isfrom
from the northwest was about nine nineknots nilloknots nineknots
knots with a sparkling sea seaAs seaAs seaAs
As early as 7 oclock there was great sreati srcatI greatactivity
i activity on board of the two Shamrocks Shamrocksthe Shamrocltsthe Sbamrocksthe
I the crews performing the usual days daysroutine daysroutine daysroutine
routine work Head sails on both yachts yacatswore yacatauore yachtswere
wore up in stops and mainsails wore werohoisted worahoisted worehoisted
hoisted Club topsails were Yare sont up upshortly UPhMUy upihttly
shortly after 830 83 oclock oclockAt ocl oclcJhkAt k J JAt
At 10 oclock Sir Thomas LIpton nnd nndDesigner tlolIDesl onlDesigner
Designer Desl er Fife put off in a launch from fromthe fromthe fromthe
the Erin for Shamrock III which they theyboarded theyboarded hey heyboard
boarded board > d and at the same time Colonel ColonelNelll ColonelI ColonelNeill
Neill Sir Thomas representative in the theUnited theUnited theUnited
I United States went on board Shamrock ShamrockI
I Five minutes later the two yachts yachtsslipped yachtsUpped yachtsslipped
slipped their mooring ropes and swing swinging swlnJ swlnJJng swinging ¬
ing around headed under sail for rhe rhepoint the thepoint thepoint
point of thc Hook Tho tug Cruiser fol followed Col10wed followed ¬
lowed the yachts the Erin waiting tho thoreturn thereturn thoreturn
return of o a launch from from the Atlantic AtlanticHighlands AUanticHighlands AtlanticHighlands
Highlands with guests of the baronet baronetOld baronotOld baronetOld
Old Boat Gains GainsAt GainsAt GainsAt
At 1023 oclock while In the ship shipchannel shipchannel shipchannel
channel Shamrock III took down her herbaby herbaby herbaby
baby Jib and immediately Immedlat1 the old boat boatbegan bonlbegan boatbegan
began to gain on her In two minutes minutesShsirrock mlnuttsSh minutesShsztrock
Shsirrock Sh nrock I had wiped out the stretch stretchof strot strotabo h ho
of o water between them and oasaed the thechallenger thochallengor thechalicngor
challenger which was etill tlll sailing with without without without ¬
out any jib toosail toosailAt tODsallAt toosailAt
At 1D35 Shamrock I was more than thsna
a quarter of a mile ahead of the th new newyncht ncwncht newyacht
yacht ynchtAt yachtAl ncht nchtAt
At 1130 a m Shamrock I passed the theScndy theSndy theSandy
Sandy Hook lightship and five minutes minutesInter minuteslter minuteslater
Inter the Shamrock III passed passedTho passedTho passedThe
Tho yachts acbts at noon wore working In Inthe Inthe inthe
the haze on the horizon and Shamrock I Iliaci IIIit Ilied
lied lost none of her lead It does not notlook notlook notlook
look as if the now boat can overcome overcomethe overcomethl overcometlu
the fiveminute handicap in the fifteen fifteenmiles fineenmiles fifteenmiles
miles to leeward although she is pull pulling pullInt pulling ¬
ing up a little Commodore Todds ToddaThistle ToddsThistle ToddsThistle
Thistle Is following the yachts over the theEXEMPTING therun therun
Commissioner West est this morning ap approved approved approved ¬
proved tho application of the trustees trusteesof
of tho Fifth Baptist Church Chur h asking that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the church property be ordered ex exompt exompt oxompt
ompt from taxes from June 1902 The Thematter Thematter Thematter
matter has been in the hands of the theCommissioners theCommissioners theCommissioners
Commissioners for some time upon a aquestion aquestion aquestion
question of whether church property propertyshould proportyshould propertyshould
should be made exempt from the date dateof dateor dateof
of the first worship In the building or orfrom orfrom orfrom
from the date of the dedication of the thebuilding tbebuilding thebuilding
building buildingCommissioner buildingCommissioner buildingCommissioner
Commissioner West est Is of the opinion opinionthat opinIonthat opinionthat
that the property should sho ld be b made ex exempt exempt oxempt ¬
empt from the date of the first service serviceJune serviceJune
June 1902 lO Assessor Darneille reported reportedsome reportedaome reportedsome
some time ago that the law regarding regardingnuch regardingsuch regardingsuch
such matters exempted property from fromthe tromtho fromthe
the date of the first actual occu occupancy occupancy occupancy ¬
pancy of the building buildingMAY buildingMAY buildingMAY
DUBLIN July Jul 3 3Todays Todays meeting of ofthe orthe ofthe
the city corporation was tho scene of a aheated ahatod atoated
heated discussion over the queston quoston of ofpresenting orlltttcntlng ofpresenting
presenting an address of wolcome to toKing to1lng toIcing
King Edward on the occasion of his pro proposed proIGaed proPoled ¬
posed visit to Ireland IrolundAfter IrelanAfter IrelandAfter
After an hour and a half baJ of discussion discussiontic dl discUssion11e c StllorJ StllorJtle
tic contusion became deafening and the thelord thelord thelord
lord mayor adjourned the meeting In Indefinitely IndCfinltely indefinitely ¬
definitely definitelyFIRST dCfinltelyFIRST definitelyFIRST
RICHMOND Va July IAlonzo Alonzo Ty Tyler Tyler TyIcr ¬
ler aged sovontythroa the first man manIn manIn manin
In the United States to act as motor motorman mtorman motorman
man on a trolley line died at his home homehoro homehoro homebore
horo last night The first line In the theUniUd tbeUnited theUnited
United States was built horo and Tyler Tylerran Tylertan
ran the first car
In the west end of the town have boon booncompelled oen oencompelled I
compelled to leave Ie avo their homes on ac account nccount account ¬ I I
count of the water flowing through the thojtrects theatreets ho hotreets
jtrects and 1d houses housesA
A report has just been received that thattho thatthC thatthe i
thC people in the northeast portion of ofthe ofthe oflie
the lie city ell are surrounded by water and andore nndtlrf andar
ore ar not able to got away awn It is feared fearedthat fearedthat fearedthat
that loss of life will 111 follow folIo A party partyof partyor partyof
of men is now being formed to try try to toget toget toget
get them Into a safer part of the city cityThe cityThe cityThc
The water In the eastern cas torn part of the thetown thetlwn thetown
town Is rising again at a rapid rate rateTelephone rateTelephone rateTelephone
Telephone messages from the towns townsoC townsoCL1ndsa of ofLindsay ofLindsay
Lindsay L1ndsa and Munstor say sa that a cloud cloudburst cloudburst cloudburst ¬
burst occurred No o lives are reported reportedlost reportedlost reportedlost
lost The report has just been received receivedhero rocelvedhtro receivedhero
hero that No C the northbound passen passenger passengr passenier ¬
ger ier train on the Ul Santa Fe went Into the theditch theditch theditch
ditch near Valley View ten miles north northoJ northo
o oJ Gainesville and that lint the engineer engineerfireman engineerCreman engineerfireman
fireman and postal clerk are missing
State Department Dep rtInent Contra Contradicts C Contradiets lltra lltradicts ¬
dicts Persistent Rumors RumorsNO RumorsNO i iNO
Candidates to Succeed Him Should Post PostBecpme PostBecpme PostBecpme I
Becpme Vacant VumtMayor Mayor Low and andB andB andB
B I Wheeler Mentioned MentionedPersistent MentionedPersistent MentionedPersistent
Persistent reports that the lie Hon Her Horace Herace ¬
ace Porter United States ambassador to toFranceMntends toFrancelntends toFranceintends
FranceMntends to resign are sot at rest restby restby
by the declaration made at the th State StateDepartment StatoDepartment StateDepartment I
Department this morDln morning that Mr Por Porter Porter Porter ¬
ter has not in any way intimated to the thedepartment thedepartment thedepartment
department his desire to retire from the thediplomatic t thediplomatic e edlplomatle
diplomatic service serviceIf scrvlceIf serviceIf
If Ambassador Ambaf > sndor Porter has expressed expressedany oxpr6aswany expressedany
any intention of resigning he has only onlydone on1ydone onlydone
done so 10 to the he President Presld nt who has hasnQr hasnQrommunicated npvor npvorcommunicated npYorommunlcatedl
communicated such elf an anoXprc5slortoh tfxprc Oxpresioz1 sion > oh h the thepart thEpart h hvart
part of the ambassadoftotho mbnsado ro tho Slate Sate S atc De Department Department Dopartment ¬
partment It is Isqufte quite probable that If Mr MrPorter MrPorter lr lrPorter
Porter thought of leaving Paris some someknowledge BOmeknowledge someknowledge
knowledge of the fact would have roach reached roached roachccl ¬
ed the State Department DepartmentIt
It is believed that the death of Mrs MrsPorter MrsPorter MrsPorter
Porter not long ago prompted the be belief belIer belief ¬
lief that the ambassador would retire retireand 10 retireand tl rtt rttand
and forthwith there was discussion of ofseveral orseYeral ofseveral
several men thought to be available as ashis ashIs ashis
his sucpessor sucpessorMayor sucpessorMayor sucpessorMayor
Mayor Low Mentioned MentionedMayor MentionedMayor MentionedMayor
Mayor Low was mentioned when hon the thereport Hcreport thereport
report was first started that Mr lr Por Porter Porter Parter ¬
ter would ould resign but It Is extremely extromalydoubtful extrom extremelydoubtful 1 1douhtrul
doubtful if Mr Low would accept the theposition theposItion theposition
position If It were vacant and tendered tenderedto tcnl rQl rQlto
to him He is considered to be th thstrongest thstrongest thstrongest
strongest man the fuslonists can nomi nominate nominate notnlnate ¬
nate this fall to make the mayoralty mayoraltyrace mayora mayoraltyrace ty tyrace
race against the Tammany ticket and andhis antIhis andhis
his supporters In Greater New York Yorkwould Yorkwould Yorkwould
would not listen to his appointment to tothe tothe tothe
the diplomatic service serviceRecently senlceRecentfy serviceRecently
Recently Benjamin Ide Wheeler heeler pres president presIdent prosidont ¬
ident of the University of California Californiahas Californiahap Californiaba
has ba been mentioned as Ambassador Por Porters Porters Parors ¬
ters ors successor successor He entertained tho thoPresident thoPlealdent thePresident
President for a time while tho latter latterwas lattorWas latterwas
was on the Pacific Coast CoastPresident CoastPresident CoastPresident
President Wheelers Offense OffenseI
I It IK paid that President Presl ont Wheeler heoler gave gavegreat gavegrlat gavegreat
great offense to the Hearst Hflar t Presidential Presidentialboomers Presldontlalboamers Presidentialbocmers
boomers when the President was at the theuniversity theuniversity theuniversity
university and delivered an address addressIt addr 88 88It
It has been reported that President PresidentWheeler PrelldcntWhee1er PresidentWheeler
Wheeler in rending a long list of the thebenefactors thobenefactors thebenefactors
benefactors of the institution omitted omittolall omlttl omlttlal1 omittedall <
all mention of William R Hearst and andhis andhis mdhIs
his mother Mrs Irs Phoebe Hearst who whohave whohae whohave
have endowed the university unlverslt with more moreI morethan
I than t a amI1Uon million dollars
Heavy Gale Plays Havoc With Maine MaineCircusgoers MaineCircusgoers MaineCircusgoers
Circusgoers CircusgoersMACHIAS CircusgoersMACHIAS CircusgoersMACHIAS
MACHIAS Me July Ju1 3 Nearly 300 300persons 300prsons 300persons
persons wero more or less seriously serlou IY in injured inJIred in injred ¬
jured yesterday afternoon by the col collarso collarso
larso of Sawtelles circus tent tentThe tentThe tentThe
The wind blew a gale all allllay day and when whenthi whenth whenthi
th thi performance was about half over a astrong astrong astrong
strong gust flattened out the animal tent tentand tentand tentand
and Immediately afterward the big show showUnt showtInt showtnt
tInt tnt came crashing down the polos fall falling fallInK falling ¬
ing heavily among the 2600 OO spectators spectatorsPandemonium spectatorsPandemonium spectatorsPandemonium
Pandemonium reigned for a time but buta
a number of men slashed the sides sl < le8 of ofthe orthe ofthe
the tent with knives thus affording a ahundred aInmdred ahundred
hundred exits which enabled the people peopleto pcoIlloto
to escape escapeLottie escapeLottlo escapeLottie
Lottie Clark daughter of Capt Aus Austin Au Austin > > ¬
tin Clark of Machlasport was struck struckby struckb struckby
by b a falling tent polo It is feared that thatshe thatsho thatshe
she will not live James Tamp Clement of ofMnchlas orMnehlns ofMacbias
Mnchlas was crushed under tho seats seatsand soatsand seatsand
and he Is likely to die tll Abut J btut fifty oth others othera 0thera ¬
era were more mo or less les orouBly Krlouwli hut and andperhaps an anperhaps anJperhaps
perhaps 153 15 tllh IoJlhbty ly Injured InjuredSUICIDE IjulcdSUICIDE itjiieSUICIDE
DOVLBSTOWN Pa July CLowis Lowis N NBlank NDlanlc NBlank
Blank of Rlohboro who wag 18 arrested ni niTuesday o oI atTJcsday
I Tuesday sdny charged with stealing floweri flowerifrom flowerlJ flowerifrom
from graves gntv 8 committed suicide by bynhcotlng b ba byslcotIng
J nhcotlng a cotlnghlmaelf himself through tho head headWorry hoadYorr handdorry
Worry Yorr over his arrest prompted the act acti actt
BJbsident Bi sident Determined to toForward toForvard toForward
Forward Petition PetitionSITUATION PetitionSITUATION PetitionSITUATION
BnaiBrith B Statement to Be Sent ezit to toCharge toCharge toCharge
Charge dAffaires at t St t Peters Petersburg pelrs pelrsburg Petersburg ¬
4 4TheHon
burg With Instructions InstructionsThcHon InstructionsTheHon
TheHon Simon Wolf upon behalf of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the executive committee of oCthe the Bnal BnalBrlth BnalBrlth BnaiBrth
Brlth has Informed the State Depart Department Deparlmont Departmoat ¬ i
mont that the petition to the Czar rela relative 1elatlyC relatire ¬
tire to the treatment of Jews in Russia Russiaand RussiaandVhl Russiaand
and andVhl which h this Government has con consented conGented connentd ¬
sented to transmit will not be ready lor lora lorn fora
a week or ten days The The society has hassont hasGont hassent
sent out copies of the petition to all the theprincipal theprincipal theprincipal
principal cities of the United States Statesasking Statesnsklng Statesasking
asking for orslgnatures signatures I
The signatures Mr Wolf has explain explained explained ¬
ed will not be limited to persons of ofHebrew IfHebrew ofHebrew
Hebrew faith but that effort is being beingmade beingmade beingmade
made to obtain the signatures of promi prominent promlnc promineat ¬
neat nc t men and women of various rellg rellgfoiis rellgfo relig1Ot
foiis fo 1Ot i beliefs Of course as is quit quitnatural quitent quite quitenatural
natural nt ral probably a majority of the thosigners thesigners thesiicr
signers siicr will be Jews prominent in the theprofessional thepr9t thept
professional pr9t pt tcnsional nslon l and business world worldWo worldNo worldi
i No Change in Situation SituationFhoro Situationmioro SituationUhoro
Fhoro has been no change In the Rus Russian Russlim Rusiiut ¬
sian slim iiut situation within the past two days daysand dasant daysanti
ant and the declared purpose purpose of the Presl Presldont presl presldopt Prestdint
dint to transmit tho address will bo bocarried beCl hociEiud
Cl carried lod out as soon as it IB i received at attho attho attl1i
tho State Department Nothing that has hasbeen hasb hasbotrn
been b botrn en said or the intimation from from Rus Russia Ituss ¬ I II
sia sr s that the address will not be received receivedrfjl receivedjl receivedqB1
qB1 rfjl jl doter etcr the President In his dctermi dcterminatlon detcrmln determinthon
natlon natlonThe n nthon nthonflhe t1on t1onirt
The irt e address will be sent to Mr Riddle Riddleyjt5 Riddlet RiddletJ
yjt5 t tJ Q charge daffaires at St Petersburg Petersburgduring Petersburg4l Petersburgifring
during 4l ifring rlng the absence of Ambassador Mc Mcfmick McI Mcrm1ck
I rmlck It will be accompanied by a ao aIlto axt
Ilto xt fmick o telling Mr lr Riddle expressly what whatw whatdo whatto
to w do dofHe dof1Ic doIe
fHe f1Ic Ie will 111 be Instructed to learn from fromtho fromthe rom romtHo
tho Russian foreign office whether or orngt ornt
nt ngt t the address will 111 be received In Inegse Inse Intsc
tsc egse se the Russian government does de decline deOi dooifiie ¬
cline Oi n c to t receive r eclv ceive 0 it as It Is intimated intimatedmil
lr 4 mil 11 be e HID tliecase case cas no announcement has hasM0nvmadc hasoumade hasnniado
M0nvmadc oumade as to what course will be beflowed below be19d
flowed low 19d dalthou although h it Is difficult to see seeI seev seewi4thencian4
I wtjj v wi4thencian4 t f tuthtr ugth n can can4 be lie lieTffl8 I I ITHINKS done doneLABOR
Mitchell Sees Good in National NationalCivic NationalCivic NationalCivic
Civic Federation FederationINDIANAPOLIS FederationINDI FederationINDIANAPOLIS
INDIANAPOLIS INDI NAPOLIS Ind July 3 3John 3JohnUtcholl 3JohnMitcho1l John JohnMItcholi
MItcholi Utcholl president of the United Mine MineWorkers MineWorkers Une Uneorlters
Workers orlters of America In an intorlew to today t tday today ¬
day said saidAs saidAs saidAk
As a representative of the laboring laboringclass laboringclass laboringclass
class I wish to say sa that I agree with all allof allor allof
of Senator Hannas Hann s expressed opinions opinionson oplnlonon
on the labor question It is true that thattho thattho thatho
tho ho labor situation in the United States Statesis tat s sIs
is good and growing better It is equally equallytrue equallytruo equallytrue
true that there is great promise of good goodin goodIn goodin
in the work of ot the National Civic Fed Federation Federation Fedoration ¬
eration erationThe erationThe orationThe
The public does not hear of the thestrikes thestrikes thestrikes
strikes which arc prevented and there therefore thererore therefore ¬
fore cannot estimate the real good goodwhich goodwhich goodwhich
which the Civic Federation is accom accomplishing accomplishing accomplishing ¬
plishing plishingThere plishingThere plishingThere
There will always be strikes Just as asthere asthere asthere
there will always alwashe be wars between na nations nations nations ¬
tions but there will be fewer strikes strikesyear strikesear strikesyear
year ear after year ear and less and less situa situations situations situations ¬
tions where wheroa a stubborn difference be between betwoon betwooa ¬
tween employer and employed is left to togrow togrow
grow greater while each side abuses abusesthe abusesthe abusesthe
I the ether at large range I speak for fortho rorthe forthe
the laboring man and I say that the thelabor theIlnbor thelabor
Ilnbor labor situation in America Is cncourag cncouragling encouraglag
ling lag
Baron Nexkuell Wanted for False Pre Pretenses Pretenses Pretenses ¬
tenses in Munich MunichMUNICH MunichMUICH MunichMUNICH
MUNICH July 3 3A A warrant has been beenissued totnIssued ecn ecnissued
issued for the arrest of a Russian noble nobleman nobleman nobleman ¬
man Baron Nexkuell on a charge of ofobtaining orobtaining ofobtaining
obtaining money mone by false pretenses pretensesThe pretenscsThe pretensesThe
The baron borrowed 200000 from fromfriends promfriends rom romfriends
friends and promptly spent It all In high highliving hIghliving hIghliving
living Of this amount it Is said be ob obtained obtained ohtaitied ¬
tained 5000 by fraud When his money moneywas mO moiioywas 1ey 1eywas
was partly gone he went to Monte Carlo Carloand Cnrloanll Carloand
and tried to retrieve rctrlee his fortune hut hutfailed hutfailed hutfailed
failed and returned here in rags His Hlafather Hisrather Hisfather
father who is a millionaire disowned disownedhim disownedhim disownedhim
him and he was left In absolute penury penuryMISSING penuryMISSING penuryMISSING
GKNEVA July Jul 3 3The The seven students studentsof
of the Zurich High School who with a amaster amaster amaster
master were reported to have been beenkilled beenkilled beenkilled
killed in an avalanche at Mount Plz PlzBlaz PlzDlaz PizBlaz
Blaz while on a tour of 6bservatlon bservaUon on onJune onJune onJune
June 20 have been found alive by b par parties partlos parties ¬
ties sent to to search for the bodies bodiesTho bodiesTlio
The students wore suffering terribly terriblyfrom terriblyfrom
from exhaustion and cold They were wereImmediately wereImmediately wereimmediately
Immediately removed to Zurich and th thbest the thlb08t theboat
best medical attendance provided It is isbollcvcd Isbolieved s sb01lcycd
bollcvcd all will recover I
Fishing Excursion to Be Followed by Picnic on Coast CoastBus CoastBusDay CoastBusy CoastBusyDay Busy BusyDay
Day for the President Presi ent Tomorrow Tomorro
OYSTER BAY July 3 3PretldEnt 3PretldEntRoosevelt 3PresIdentRoosevelt President PresidentRoosevelt
Roosevelt and his entire family went wpntpicnicking wQnlpicnicking wentpicnlckin
picnicking this morning and do not ex expect cxect x xpect ¬
pect ect to return to Sagamore Hill until untildark uutlldark untildark
dark darkThey darkThey darkThey
They went by boat or rather by boato boatofor bon boatafor tn tnfor
for it required a couple of skiffs to hold holdthe holllthe holdthe
the entire party part that that set out from the thewest thewest thewest
west Roosevelt pier at 6 oclock The ThePresident ThoPresident ThePresident
President was the skipper of oneof one or the thestanch thestanch thestanch
stanch craft and Ted of the other otherBig otherBig JtherDIg
Big hampers of provisions were laken lakenalong lakenalong lakenalong
along to appease the tremendous appe appetites appetites ¬
tites that tho outing was expected to toproduce toproduce
produce Fishing tackle for all hands handswas bano1sW1S handswas
was also carried Archie Archieas was anxious anxiousat
at first first to take along Algonquin AlS nqUln tha thacalico th thcallco ha hacalico
calico pony pon and Quentin thought that thatJostah thatJosiah thatJosiah
Josiah the Badger ought to be of ofthe otthe ofthe
the party but both were finally con convinced convtnced on onvlnced ¬
vinced that the pets would be happcr happierat
at home where there is no danger of oftheir cttheir oftheir
their getting seasick seasickThe seasickThe seasickThe
The party will eat lunch somewhere
Sealer of Weights Haskell HaskellHas HaskellHas ilaskellHas
Has Made Investigation InvestigationGREATFRAUD InyestigationGREATFRAUD InvestigationGREATFRAUD
Cans Containing Lard Chipped Beef BeefCrackers BeefCrackers BeefCrackers
Crackers and Other Edibles Found FoundDeficient FoundDeficient FoundDeficient
Deficient in Quantity QuantityW
W C Hackell Sealer of Weights and andMeasures andUtasureH andMeasures
Measures for the District is authority authorityfor Ruthorlt Ruthorltror authorityfor
for the statement that the public is pay paying paylug paylag ¬
lug too high a price Jrlce for Its dried and andchipped andchipped andchipped
chipped beef lard and cakes and crack crackers crackerR crackera ¬
ers packed in boxes This condition of ofaffairs otI ofaffairs
affairs has been brought about de declares declarcs dedares ¬
I dares Mr Ilr Haskell by the 1c deficiency c1eftcle cy In Inweight Inwcight inweight
weight supplied by the tiupackers packers of these thesegoods th thesegoods sl sltootl
goods goodsAn tootlAn goodsAn
An Investigation touching upon short shortweights shortwclghts shortweights
weights in dried and chipped beef be t i3 now nowunder nowunder nowunder
under way and promises to be effectual effectualin
in supplying the prescribed amount to toeach toeach toeach
each box
Half a Pound Short ShortThe ShortThe ShortThe
The Sealer S aler of Weights elghts and Measures Measureshas Measureshas feasureshas
has found that in many Instances cans canssupposed canssupposed canssupposed II
supposed to contain three pounds of oflard orlard oflard
lard In reality contain but two and a ahalf ahaIr a ahalf
half pounds although the purchaser is ispaying ispaying Ispaying
paying for the former amount amountAnother amountAnother amountAnother
Another complaint which has reached reachedMr real reachedMr htd htdMr
Mr Haskell Is directed against promi prominent promlDent promineat ¬
Dent dealers in cakes and crackers who whosollthelr whosell whosell
sollthelr sell their wares In boxes purporting to toweigh toweigh toweigh
weigh six nnd a half pounds and an which whichactually whichactually whichactually
actually contain only five pounds or a alittle alittle alittle
little more This means either a loss to tothe tothe tothe
the retail dealer or to the purchaser In Inasmuch Inasmuch inasmuch ¬
asmuch as the weight of the box is In Included included included ¬
cluded in the quantity marked on the theoutside thpoutside theoutside
outside outsideMr outsidelr outsideMr
Mr lr Haskell has declared that th t such suchpractices suchpractices uch uchpractices
practices are illegal In the District and andbelieves andbelieves andbelieves
believes thdt definite steps to prohibit prohibitthem prohibitthem prohibitthem
them will be taken in a short while whileA whileA whileA
A little more than a week eek ago Mr MrHaskell MrHaskell Ir IrHaskell
Haskell Issued a letter of warning re regarding regarding regarding ¬
garding the dried and chipped beef The Thedealers Thedealers Thedealers
dealers who cut the beef and sell It in inhalf Inhalt inhalf
half pound and pound boxes to grocers grocersare grocersaro grocernare
are said to put but six ounces to the thehalf tl tlhalt tliahalf
half pound and a proportionate amount amountto amountto amountto
to the pound The public nays for the thefull thtfull thefull
full weight and has been doing so for forsome CorBome forsome
some Hmo tlmoIn HmoIn timeIn
In his letter to retail dealers Mr MrHskcll MrHnskell MrIkakell
Hskcll emphatically points out that a ahclf ahalf I IblC
half pound box of provisions must con contain eontaln contam ¬
tain tam a full half pound of the goods ex exclusive exchshe cxcltsive ¬
clusive of the weight of the box
Has Still Much to Accomplish for St StLouis StLouis StLouis
Louis Exposition ExpositionJohn ExpositionJohn ExpositionJohn
John Barrett the newly new1 appointed appointedmiulster appointedminlRter appointedminister
minister to the Argentine Republic Is Isnot 15n isnOt
not n t to todepart depart depart for his station for several severalmonths severalmonths severalmonths
months He la I at the Shoreham and in inspeaking Inspeaking inspeaking
speaking of his intentions he said saidI
I still have too much to do In con connection eon eonnection on onnectlon ¬
nection with my St Louis Exposition Expositionwork Expositionwork Expositionwork
work to leave before fall Part of this thisIs thisIs thisis
Is lit connection with the Chinese ex exhibition eXhibition oxhibition ¬
hibition which Is to be one of the larg largest largest largoat ¬
est ever sent out of the Flowery King Kingdom Kingdom Kingdom ¬
dom China has appropriated 400 400000 400000tQ 400000t 000 000to
to t pay the expense of her display displayJapan displayJapan displayJapan
Japan has agreed to take as much muchspace muchcpace muchpaco
space as either France or Germany German The ThePhilippine ThePhlllppnt ThePhilippine
Philippine exhibit Is expected to cost costbetween costbetwecn costbetween
between 500000 and 700000 India IndiaCeylon IndiaCeylon ndlaCclon
Ceylon Korea and New Xc Zealand are also alsoto alsoto alsoto
to send large larg exhibits exhibitsMr exhibitsltr exhibitsMr
Mr Barrett traveled travel d 15000 miles in inbehalf Inbel1nlC inbehalf
behalf of the exposition collecting ex exhibits exhibits cxhibits ¬
hibits and he says the exposition is go goIng goIng golag
Ing to be the greatest ever ee given by any anycountry an ancountr anycountry
country countr at any an time in the th history of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the world
BUFFALO July Jul 3 3Govornor Governor Odoll Odollyesterday Odotesterda Oclollyesterday
yesterday esterda participated in the centennial centennialcelebration centanlnlcetebrntlon centennialcelebration
celebration of the founding of Warsaw Warsawt
at t that town
on the Long Island coast coastS six or sovon sovonmiles sovonmiles I
miles from home will 111 drop their their lines lineswherever lInoswhercer lineswherever
wherever they tho think the prospect is ispromising Ispromising Ispromising
promising and will I l proceed leisurely leisurelyback leisure leisureback leisurelyback
back in time to eat a homo dinner at atthe atthe atthe
the usual usun hour No guests are expected expectedat
at Sagamore Hill today todayTomorrow todayTomorro todayTomorrow
Tomorrow promises > romlses to be the busiest busiestday busiestday busiestday
day of the Presidents vacation He will willexchange wIHexchmge willexchange
exchange messages over the newly com completed completed cornpleted ¬
pleted Pacific cable with Governor Taft Taftat Taftat
at Manila and will then send a con congratulatory congratulatory congratulatory ¬
gratulatory message around the globe globeto globeto globeto I
to Clarence W Mackay at New cW York YorkEarly YorkEarly YorkEar1y
Early in n the th afternoon the President Presidentand t tand I Iand
and his family will sail to Huntington HuntlngtonL
L I on the Sylph where the Chief Mag Magistrate Magistrate f1g f1glstrate ¬ I
istrate is s to bo the orator of the day at atthe a athe atthe I
the celebration of the towns 250th an anniversary annloraary annivorsary ¬
niversary In the evening the President Presidentwill Presidentwill Presidentwill
will assist the youngsters of the house household hoUlohold household
hold to celebrate the Fourth with fire fireworks tireworls fireworks ¬
works and colorcd lights at Sagamore SagamoreHL SagamorHill SagarnoraHill
Mercury Higher Than Yes Yesterday Yesterday Yesterday ¬
Number of Prostration Cases at Dif Different Different Diiferent ¬
ferent Hospitals But All Yield Yielded Yielded Yielded ¬
ed to Treatment TreatmentThere TreatmentThere TreatmentThere
There was no indication today toda of a let letup letup letup
up In the hot wave which has swopt over overWashington overashlngton overWashington
Washington in the last three davs The Thethermometer Tocthermometer Thethermometer
thermometer rose even higher than It Itdid Itdid Itdid
did yesterday and the streets were lit literally literally litorally ¬
erally steaming The figures in front frontof frontoCThe frontof
of oCThe The Times office were 94 at 9 a m I
97 at noon and 100 at 1 i p > m These Thesewere Tb Tbsewerefor se sewere
were wereJ werefor J for the shade and In the sunthc sunthcheat sun the theheat I Iheat
heat was much muchworse muchworseThe worse worseThe
The Weather eather Bureau officials with lth the thebest thebest thebest
best Intentions in the world put their theirthermometer tqelr tqelrthermometer theirthermometer
thermometer In the shade > and then thenpoured thenpoured thenpoured
poured liquid air over It the object bJcct
being to get low figures In order to de deceive deceIvc doceivc ¬
ceIvc the public into taking a cheerful cheerfulview cheerfulview
view IeW of the situation and believing helle lng that thatIt thatIt thatit
It Is not so hot after all The figures figuresobtained figuresobtained figuresobtained
obtained at the bureau today by this thismethod thism thismethod
method m thod were 86 at 9 a m 90 at noon noonand noonand noonand
and 93 at 1 p m mProstrations mProslratlons mProstrations
Prostrations yesterday occurred so sofast sofast sofast
fast that the hospital attendants bad all allthey aUthey allthey
they could do to handle the heat cases casesFollowing casesFollowing casesFollowing
Following are the reports on tho pros prostration prostration prosration ¬
tration up to this morning morningCasualty morningCasualty morningCasualty
Casualty Hospital HospitalMrs HospitalIru HospitalMrij
Mrs Iru Anna S Goodrich of 421 E Street Streetsoutheast Streotsoutheast Streetsoutheast
southeast overcome at Sixth and D DStreets DStreets BStreets
Streets Sent home today todayEdward todayEdward todayEdward
Edward Irving a negro forty years yearsold yearsold yearsold
old of 1620 0 Street northwest over overcome ovorcome overcome ¬
come at the th circus grounds Fifteenth Fifteenthand FiCteenthand Fifteenthanti
and H Streets Removed to Casualty CasualtyHospital CasualtyHospital CasualtyHospital
Hospital Sent home late last night nightPeter nightPeter nightPeter
Peter Holland a negro seventysix seventysixyears seentyslxyears seventysixyears
years old of 201 R Street southwest southwestovercome southwestoorcome southwestovercome
overcome while working In a trench at atDelaware atDelaware atDelaware
Delaware Avenue and First Street Re Removed Remoed Removed
moved to Casualty Cnsualt Hospital Sent homo homolate homolate homelate
late last nlrhL nlrhLWilliam nlhLWllliam nihLWilliam
William Hatchctt a negro eighty eightyfour elghtytour eightyfour
four years old of Alexandria prostrated prostratedat
at Sixth and D Streets northwest Ro Romoved Romoved Removed
moved to Casualty Hospital Not FU FUrlous fll fllrlous sorious
Emergency Hospital HospitalW HospitalCoJUns
W Collins thirtyfive years ot t 711 H HStreet HStreet HStreet
Street southwest prostrated while at atwork atork atwork
work ork In a factory factor Sent home today todayChester toda todaChester todayChester
Chester Keating fifty ft years of 2202 2202Seventh 2202ievcnth 202 202cnth
Seventh < cnth Street northwest prostrated prostratedwhile prostratedwhIle prostratedwhile
while at worl worlt in a clothing store Sent Senthome Senthome Senthome
home late last night nightGarfield nightGarfield nightGarfield
Garfield Hospital HospitalJoseph HospitalJoseph HospitalJoseph
Joseph Robinson a negro seventeen seventeenyears seventeenyears seventeenyears
years old of 906 06 Farragut Street over overcome overcome overcome
come while playing near his home Not Notserious Notserious ot otsorious
serious seriousGeorge seriousGeorge I IGeorge
George SprIgg a negro fiftytwo years yearsof yearsof I Ior
of 1115 Government Court overcome overcomewhile overcomowhUe overcomewhile I
while working back of the Garfield Hos Hospital Hospital Haspital ¬ I
pital Not serious seriousGeorgetown seriousGeorgetown seriousGeorgetown
Georgetown University UniversityMilton UniversityMillon UniversityMilton
Milton Posey fortyeight years oors living livingir
ir P Street near Fourteenth prostrated prostratedwhllo prostratedwhile prostratedwhile
while driving drlvln a wagon sent home today todayProvidence todayProvidence todayProvidence
Providence Hospital HospitalWilliam HospitallllIam HospitalWilliam
William lllIam Kyle twentyseven years yearsovercome yearscercome yearsevercome
overcome In Garfield Park not serious seriousTHE serIousTHE seriousTHEKAISER
BERLIN July JuJ 3 3The The Kaiser has hassummoned hassummoned I
summoned Finance Minister Rhoinbadeni Rhoinbadenito
to Travemunde to report to him regard regardIng regardIng regardlag
Ing the ministers recent tour of ofAmerica orAmcr1c ofAmerica
America AmericaThe Amcr1cfhe AmericaThe
The minister has been ordered to pre prepare prpp1re prepare ¬
pare a detailed account of everything evorythlnjhe eYorythlnbe
he saw 9 W nnd heard h > nrd especially respecting respectingthe respo respectingthe < tlng tlnglbe
the feeling rlIn toward Gorman In Amen America Amprlca Amenca ¬
ca and the opinion of American com comznercml commtTClnl corninerciai
znercml circles regarding German rival rivalry rhalr rhalTWO rivalry ¬
ry r
ST PAUL July Jul a aIt U Is reported that thatboth thatboth thatboth
both the westbound Imperial Limited Limitedtrains LlmltJtltrains Limitedtrains
trains on the Central Pacific have boon boonwrecked boenwrecked beenwrecked
wrecked one ne at Rossor and the other otherat otherat otbeeat
at Moasejaw No details have been re received received noceived ¬
N New ey Aspect ASle t Developed DeyeloNl by byGossip byGossip byGossip
Gossip Over Contract ContractOPPOSED ContractOPPOSED ContractOPPOSED
Inquiry Inq Iy in in War Vlnr Department Limited to toExamination toExamination toExamination
Examination of Army Officers OfficersSenator OBico3Senator OfficersSenator
Senator Proctors Contract ContractThe ContractThe ContractThe
The War Department Is continuing its Usinvestigation itsInvestigation Itsinvestigation
investigation of the matter of the Lyon Lyoncontracts Lyoncontrscls Lyonecatrocts
contracts for supplying gloves and andgauntlets nndS1untlotS andgauntlots
gauntlets to tae quartermasters quartormnsJ9rs depart department departm departmeat ¬
meat m nt in which contracts Representative RopresentatlveLittauor RopresentntlveLlttauer RepresentativeLittauer
Littauor is alleged to have been Inter Interested In interested er ¬
ested As yetno etno developments have re resulted 103ultcd nosuited ¬
suited sultedGeneral 3ultcdGoneral suitedGeneral
General Davis tho Judge Advocate AdvocateGeneral AdvocnteGenoral AdvocateGenoral
Genoral of o the Armr Arm trrn sal law cJcer of oftfie otthe ofthe
the department has the matter in inCharge Inhnrgo incharge
Charge charge to look up the legal points in involved Inolvod involvcd ¬
volved and the contracts will be thor thoroughly thoroughly thoroughly
oughly oughly scrutinized scrutinizedThe scrutinizedThe scrutinizedThe
The two points toward which the in invcctlgation inotlgatlon investigation
vcctlgation otlgatlon ordered by Secretary Root Rootwill Rootwill Rootwill
will be directed are to ascertain whether whethero
o r not any officer of the quartermasters quartermastersdepartment quartermastersdfpnrtznent quartermastersdepartment
department was cognizant of the alleged allegedfact allegedfnct allegedfact
fact that Representative Littauer was wasinterested washtcrc3tcd wasInterested
interested in the contracts and the re repayment repUIment repumcnt ¬
payment of the money in case it is isshown Isshown isshown
shown that tha while a member of Congress Congresshe
he received a share of the profits upon uponthe uponth uponthe
the th contracts as the statute provides providesthat providestbnt providesthat
that it shall be returned returnedThere returnedThpre returnedThere
There is practically nothing to show showthat showthat showthat
that any army officer had any knowledge knowledgeof knowledgeLlUauers
of Llttauers interest although it was wasknown wask1own waskrnwn
known that his firm supplied a largo largoportion largoplrtlon largepertion
portion of the goods purchased by Lyon Lyoaas Lyonaf Lyonas
as the Jobber johb r or contractor So far as asanycne asanycne s sancne
anycne is aware Mr r Littauer never nevercnllcd nev nevercnhled r rcnld
cnllcd at the War Department In regard regardto regardto
to tho contracts and his statement made madeIn madoIn madeIn
In Gloversville explains why he suggest suggested ¬
ed the advisability of seeing General GeneralLudington GeneralLudington GeneralLudington
Ludington LudingtonA
A Political Recrudescence RecrudescenceThe
The statement has been made that thatwhen thathe thatwhen
when he Lyon received the last lliJt contract contractnow contractno contractnow
now no about four years ago he was not notthe notthe
the lowest lowest bidder but that the bid bl of ofa ofa ofa
a San Francisco firm was lower itboa itboaLyons Ith1 Ith1Mons tbaayons
Lyons yons It It is said that this bid bl was re rejected roJ nojected ¬
jected J t l because be ause Genpral Gen n ral Ludington did didnot didnot td tdnoi
not noi regard re ard tll tho San Francisco firm r n is isfinancially < ts tsfinancially s sfinancially
financially responsible despite the fact factthat rlctthat factthat
that it agreed to furnish a a bond of itt indemnity ittdemnlty ittdcmaity ¬
demnity N
There Is a strong intimation that the thecase thecase thecase
case against Littauer Is largely one ot otpolitics otpolitics ofpolitics
politics Several years ago there wan vrassome wa3some wansome
some controversy between Senator Platt Plaitand Plattand Plattand
and Representative Littauor and the thoRepresentative thDRepresontatle theRepresentative
Representative was threatened with the theloss tileloss theloss
loss of his nomination He succeeded succeededin
in winning however against the ppo ppositlon pposltlon pposition
sitlon of senator Senator Platt and it is now nowsaid nowsaid nowsaid
said that the present case is in part the thooutgrowth theoutgrowth he heoutgrowth
outgrowth of that affair affairMr atralrMr affairMr
Mr Littauer is a warm personal friend friendof rriendof friendof
of the President and was identified withthe withthe with WJththt
the > Roosevelt faction in New York when whenMr whe1llr whenMr
Mr Roosevelt was as governor of the State StateHowever StateHoweve StateHowever
However the investigation i estlgaUon may result resultit resultIt resultit
it Is said that Littauer Is immune from frompunishment frompunishment frompunishment
punishment under the statute of limita limitations limitations limitaions ¬
tions in case it is found that he was as in interested Interested interested ¬
terested pecuniarily In the contracts contractsAn contractsAn contractsAn
An Issue Over Gravestones GravestonesSince GravestonesSince GravestonesSince
Since the charges were made against againstMr againstMr againstMr
Mr Littauer the fact has developed that thatSenator thatSenator thatSenator
Senator Proctor of Vermont ermoat has been beenlargely beenlargely beenlargely
largely Interested in the sale of tomb tombstones tOD1bstones tombstones ¬
stones to the Quartermasters Depart Department Department Departmeat ¬
ment mentSenator mentSenator meatSenator
Senator Proctor and his family ramll are arethe aret11e arelie
the lie owners of the Vermont Marble arble Com Company Company Cornpany ¬
pany at Proctor Vt and have for sev several several ccvcml ¬
eral years had the contracts for fur furnishing turnlshinl furnlshing ¬
nishing marble slabs to be placed at atthe attht atthe
the > graves raes of soldiers who die in the theservice thGsorlce theservice
service and arc Interred in national nationalcemeteries nationalcometcrl nationalcemeterIes
cemeteries cometcrl s Last year his company had hada bada
a contract for 10000 of these slabs slabsHis slab slabHis slabsHis
His company was a bidder for the thacontracts theccntrncts thecontracts
contracts for the fiscal year ending June
30 1903 but tho bid was too high and andthere andthEre andthere
there was a second competition with withthe wltbthe withthe
the result that the contract went to the theLee theLee theLee
Lee Marble Company of Massachusetts MassachusettsAn
An investigation which has been jiade jiadeof nadeor nndlor
or the matter however has developed developedthe developedi
i the th fact that Proctors company 14 s In Incorporated InI Incorporated ¬
corporated and that therefore h he Is Isnot IsI isnot
not subject to the law which would ap apply apply ¬
I ply pl In the case of Representative LU LUtsuer Llttuor Littauer
tsuer if l he is found to bo Interested In InGovernment 11GovernmlJnt IaGovernment
Government contracts contractsU contractsU contractsU
MANCHESTER Vt July S 3The 3TheUnIted 3TitoUnited The TheUnited
United States Golf Association ocl1tion will hold holda
a tournament on the Eiwanok course coursehere coursehere coursehere
here early earl in September SeptemberTh S < ptember
Th entry list which hlch is to be limited limitedto
to thlrtjtwo Is composed of twenty tontot tontotthe of ofthe ofthe
the b best st American players selected by byUnite byCnltoo byUnited
Unite United States Golf Association and andtwelve andtclye andtwelve
twelve Englishmen the th latter being the theOxfordCambridge theOxfordCambridge theOxfordCambridge
OxfordCambridge golf team which is iscoming Iscoming Iscoming
coming to this country early in August AugustIt Augustit ugust ugustIt
It will be ono of the most Important Importantinternational Imortantinternational Importantinternational
international matches ever played playedYON playe playeVON playedVON
The German embassy bore has received receivedno
no official confirmation of Baron von vonSternburgs vonStornburgs vonStornburgs
Stornburgs promotion to the grade of oli ofambassador ofambassador
i ambassador to the United States The Thereport Thoreport Thereport
report from Berlin is given full ere credence ered oredance ¬
dance d < nce however as It has been under understood understood understood ¬
stood that the t c notification would be besent besent beseat
sent direct dlr ct to Baron von on Sternburg at athis athis athis
his summer place pin near The Weirs N H I

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