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I partlyCIOl1dYtonight Partly and Probable tomorrow tomorrowProbable cloudy showers tonight tonightand 1 fL li c 41aAfttTttou n > ft t n g I On < < C tw2 + m e THE GOES THE PAPER HOME HOMEGOERS THAI THAIGOES WITH WITHTHE WITHProbable I t ti i
Sent SentIVrs Mrs Taggart From FromFort FromFort FromFort
Fort in Hope of ofReconciliation ofReconciliation ofReconciliation
Reconciliation ReconciliationAT ReconciliationAi
Would Not Tell Wife If IfHe IfHe ifUe
He Were Guilty G i lty of of Im Improprieties 101roprieties liiii ¬
i proprieties proprietiesBOOSTER proprietieswoosp roprietiesOOSTER
BOOSTER woosp OOSTER Aug 23 23General General Miner Minerwas Minerwas Minerwas
was still on the stand In the Taggart Taggartdivorce TaggartdhOlCtcuse Taggartdivorce
divorce dhOlCtcuse case this morningMIner morning morningMiner morningMiner
Miner stated st1t d that as s 6on on as he had hadordered l1adord luLdordered
ordered ord red Major Taggart imprisoned July
1 1K03 he also als issued an order com compelling coml cornpelling ¬
pelling l > Uin Fcrtescue to stay sta away l1 Ya from fromTaggarts fromf frornTiggarts
> Taggarts f ggarts1ouse house entirely entIrel and have no nocommunication noommuniq1Jt1qn noeornrnunWitIqn
communication with Taggart jag trt during duringTasgarfs lluringp duringTaggarts
Tasgarfs term in the hospital hospitalHfe hospitalHbhudbeen
Hfe Hbhudbeen Hthad had been told that Taggarts s dif dlftku1t difficulty dttfleulty ¬
ficulty tku1t with ith his wife had occurred occurr don donaounLtFort on onaccount onaeouat
account aounLtFort of Forteseue uE arid he had de determined determlnednot deerrnIned ¬
termined termlnednot hot to nave nave anything happen happento
to Intensify Int 1git ity the thedtuatIOn situation while Taggart Taggartwas TaggartWilE Paggartvft
was vft In Ii i arisbn arisbnHe Dris rlson rlsonHe n nHe
He was was wa 4iakea agkPuwhat kijwht what he thought of ofpoore otFoore orFoore
Foore for sneaking sneakIng oft 0 oT < < that night when whenTaggart Whenfiggart hen henll
Taggart ll ggart was supposeTtd sUP Qse selto < fto be b killing k lllng his hiswife hlJwlf hhwIf
wife wlf
Had His Thoughts ThoughtsWell Tho ThoughtsWell gl1ts gl1tsleU
Well leU T I never took the matter ma ter up upbut upbut upbut
but I had my n thy own ownth thoughts ughts about b ut it ithe ithesa ithe
he hesa hesaMInor saId saidiMinor saIdMinordenied
Minor Minordenied denied enie ever having told Mrs MrsTaggart MrsTaggart Ilr IlrTaggart
Taggart to call him up at the office officebut officebut officebut
but nQt at the ili house He was not notusing not notusing notusing
using a telephone then He said he hecould hecould hecoold
could not hear iwar through one at all allGeneral allGentrnl allGeneral
General if you ou were guilty guUt of all allthe allthe allthe
the improper conduct condu t with wltholrs Mrs Tag Taggart Taggart Taggart ¬
gart that you oU are charged with here herewould hereould herewould
would ould you QU admit It on the witness witnessstand witnesstiwd witnessstand
stand standYes standYes tiwd 1 1y
Yes y es Tn jn ui the theivltoss witness w1tneS stand tandI I would wouldWell wouldwell wouldell
> Well ell would o i ybu jo teil tell n your out wife wifeabout wlf wlflIhQUt s1tesiuut
about siuutNo it Ito SJH SJHNo
No o sir 0f rco coursec coursenot coursenotMiner enot enotMln not notMiner
Miner Mln r asserted ass rte that that he confidehfiy confidehfiyexpected confideiiiexpected i ie3tucted
expected expected to se see g a reepurlliation recoJIllation the thelast thtiast thelast
last tinW tlm lie 11 sew saw esV Mrs dvs rg TtnrgarActed Ttnrgar DggrtActed lgg rf rfActed
Acted for for PeaceAs Peace PeaceAs PeaceAs
As a tfeaewriaker pe8cerri ker did you roft think It Itwould itwould Itwould
would effect a reconciliation to send sendMrs sendMrs sendMrs
Mrs Taggart away and have her hI take takethe takethe takethe
the children away awayI awa
I thought that if she went away awayshe awayshe awayshe
she would be better able ito to quietly quietlythink quietlythink quietlythink
think the matter matter over o r and feel more morelike morelU morelike
like lU < e a reconciliation reconciliationIn
hIn In other words you Ou thought that thatdistance thatdistanCc thatdistance
distance lends lendsenchantment enchantment to the theview theview thev4ewr
view v4ewr v4ewrYes 7 7Yes
Yes I thought t ousht so but not in poetry poetryMiner poetryMint poetryMIner
Miner Mint > r yesterday YO1tl > rday admitted that his for formal fornntl ¬
I mal report to the War Val Department the thesummer thesummN thesummer
summer of Tagcarts ragJ rts Imprisonment was wasIncorrect waftino wa wain
Incorrect ino in orc ct and unfar to tc Taggart This ThisZeport ThIs1port Thisreport
report forms forIn a part of Taggarts ru garts officialrecord officialrecord official officialrecord
record recordMiner recordtiner recordIiner
Miner tiner admitted that the report ro > ort con contained contanedmitter contamed ¬
tamed tanedmitter matter discrediting Taggart that thatshould thotshouJdnot thatshould
should shouJdnot not have h utve e been In the report He Headmitted Headmitted Headmitted
admitted that the account of service serviceto servicto
to Tagpajrts ltg iXts credit re lt had been omitted omittedHe omittedHt omittedHe
He put the th blame on his adjutants adjuta ts and andsaid andsatd andsaki
said th omissions has not been Inten Intentional Intentional intentional ¬
tional In saying sllyin In that report that thatTasrsarfs thntfaarts thetfazart
Tasrsarfs faarts habits hab ts were bud Miner ad admitted a amItted adinitted ¬
mitted that he was biased Miner 1ln < r said saidhis sadhis saIdlits
his charges against Twsgart seeking seekincru seekln seeklna
a courtmartial were made on the pub publication ncbl1 nublIestlon ¬
lication l1 < > l1tlon in a newspaper of Taggarts Taggartsamenutd Taggllrtsantlu Taggartsalnenued
amenutd antlu > d petition l lIIon In this divorce lvorct > case caseIn easeIn caseIn
In this petition Miner is named as cc ecrtp ccrtF ccrzondnt
rtp rzondnt rzondntGeneral > ondnt ondntGeneral ondl1tGeneral
General asked the crossexaminer crossexaminerwere rossexaminerort
were Wr ort > you drunk the night ni ht of the cele celebrated clebrated celebrated ¬
brated dinner party partyDrank pnrt pnrtDrank partyDrank
< < Drank Very Little LittleI
I was not said Miner At all the thedinners thedinners thedinners
dinners we gave there > was a 2 cocktail cocktailbefore cocktailbefore
before 101 dinner and claret and sherry sherr on onthe onthttable onthe
the thttable table but I drank < very t ery > ry little littleAgain littleAgaIn littleAgain
Again Miner lIner denied he had ever said saidhe saIdh saidhe
he h would woul like to call on Mrs Taggart Taggartwhen Tilggartwhln Taggartwhn
when Tiisrgart rt art was not at home homeBid h homettd me meDtd
Bid you OU hear that Mrs 118 Taggart told toldher toldh toldher
her h > 1 husband you had done one those th 7e things thingsand thingsDO thingsand
and DO that Taggart said he hewoulcl would be jus justified justHied justilled ¬
tilled in shooting you OU and that Mrs MrsTitsgart MrsTaggart 1n 1nlil
Titsgart lil gart pleaded plead d with him to use no vio violence vlolene siolerwe ¬
lence lenceI lenehI
hI I never n + ver hard of such a thing re replied replied replIel ¬
plied Miner MinerThe MinerThe MintITht
The official medical reconl of Tag Taggurts Taggrrts raggart8
gurts confinement in the hospital at atPort Jtlo atFort
Port lo u1t Ltavenworth was introduced introducedit in trqdueedIt
it records rtc r s that Taggart was sick in inContinued inContinued inContinued
Continued on Fifth Page PageTHE PageTHE PageTHE >
Conditions are quite stagnant this thismorning thismorning thisrnIng
morning rnIng there being tlmost lmost an entire entireabsence entIreabsen entireCtbCC1C
absence absen < of any an general gtner 11 atmospheric atmosphericmovement lltmospherlcUlotnent atmosphericinovcrnent
movement movementTemperfitures UlotnentrtmI1Cnttures inovcrnentremperatures
Temperfitures are considerably above abovethe 3 abovejhe bove boveUw
the seasonal average over nearly all alldistricts alldIstrlts alldistricts
districts except the Pacific coast States Statesand Statsund Statesand
and the precipitation during the th oast oasttwentvfour oasttwt easttwentyfour
twentvfour twt > nhrour hours has been in the form formof tormot formof
of scattered sc tter d thunder showers show u in the theOhici th9Ooft theChle
Ohici upper upp < r Mississippi MisiI IPpl and nd lower Mis Missouri Missourl 11s 11ssouri ¬
souri vallevs the th South Colorado Utah Utahand etahand Utahand
and Arizona ArizonaThere ArzonuThtr ArzoflflThere
There > will be showers tonight and andThursday andrhUrRday andThursday
Thursday in n the Virginias Maryland Marylandand Marylanand Marylanaand
and North Carolina In the Ohio valley valleylower valleylowtr valleylower
lower lake region middle Atlantic and andeast andta5t andeast
east Gulf States St tes the weather will be begenerally besuenill begnerally
generally fair alt > except ex cpt in eastern Florida FloridaWhere Floridawhere FloridaWhere
Where there will be showers Thursday ThursdayIt jhur day dayIt
It will be warmer tonight in the east eastern eastern eastem ¬
ern em lower lake region and slightly aUghtl cooler coolerin cooler1n coolerlii
9 a m 8
12 noon noonipm i iDOWZTOWN 81
Registered Afflecks Standard Thermometer Thermometer9arn r rI
I 8 9arn a m I 5
12 1 noon noonlpm og ogIp 95
1 Ip lpm p m S7 S7THE 9iPHE
Sun sets St todax toda 644 644Sun Gtt GttSun 644I
I Sun rises tomorrow1 521 521TIDE
High tide today 124 24 pm pmLow pmLow pmLow
Low tide today 813 pm pmHitfh pn1High pmHigh
High tide tomorrow tomorrow212 212 am 231 pm pmJU pmLOw pmIdiW
JU LOw > W tide tomorrow tomorrow905 905 a m 312 12 pm pmI
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Cleveland 1eve1and e ehnd City Council Cou il Is IsAfter IsAfterfhe isAftei
After Afterfhe Ihe M Mayoi MayoiCULINATJON YPWl YPWlCUIM
c < I IIt
I ILine
Grnntin Granting of Railway Franchise to Belt BeltLine BeltLine
Line Basis for the Charges ChargesMade ChargesI ChargesMade
CLEVELAND Aug 23 As a culmi culmination culminltl eubnination ¬
nation nltl n of orattterilght a II bitter qerfibhtbtwefln tight between the city citycjuiicil cityejUh cityejulicil
cjuiicil ejUh f1 and Mayor Johnson the Re Republicans ¬
1 publicans pu lcans In Hi that hat body may maytry try to to tm tmpeaoh tmI ImI
I peach p > a h the chief cme executive execctl Council Councilman Counclli Counellman
i man Wilkes said last night that he hei hewould I Iwould
i would ask the council co un cil to investigate in est Igatc the themayors th themayors
mayors record recordRecently recordRccentl recordRecently
I Recently Rccentl property pOliert owners In a suit suitto suitI J
I to prevent the construction of the pro proposed proI propesed ¬
posed p ed belt line ln railroad charged thsit thsitcorruption th thrtccrruptlon < t tccrrupUon
I corruption in the city council was re responsible responsi responsible ¬
sponsible sponsi > l for or the passage of the ordi ordinancft ord ordlianes
Inane nancft granting the franchises As the t1vi theiI
j I mayor m yor signed thvr th 2 ordinance the Repub Repubj I IcOUlclhnen
j I Ikan coureihnen who control ontro the body bodyare bodyI Od OdI
I are contemplating action against againstI the thej tht thtI
I mayor basing their action on the thei th thcharges
i charges of the plaintiffs in the belt llnfe llnfeLOIR Un Unult lInsuit
suit suitLOAEfl ult ultLOWER
Enc Encouraging uragil1g Report Ile Ileceiyecl Reeived
ceiyecl by yHealrh Health Officer OfficerDr
Dr Woodward Believes in Method De Despite Despite ¬
spite Theories Advanced 7 Othsr OthsrMen Oth OtharMen r
Men of Medicine MedicineThere MedicineThere I IThere
There has h s been little te or no change cha o In Inthe inthe Inthe
the typhoid typh ld fever situation in the last lasttwentyfour lasttwentyfour I
twentyfour tWut four hours hou sOn One favo1 favora favoraI3 al > l lphase I IIhalliC Iihae
I phase In the epidemic epf < 1emic is the fact that thatthere thatthere I
there wer no deaths deathsin in the reports reportsreceived reportreceived leJorLareCeived
received by the Health HCnlthQtlce Office since 2lnc yes yesterday YE yesterday > ¬
terday at noon In fact there have havebeen hav havlJ havibeen
II been lJ en no deaths during the last two twodays twoays twoiays
days daysSince iayssince ays aysSince
Since the report In The Times Tirne yester yesterday yestcday Ot Otdaj ¬
day there have been 5 recoveries recoveriesThe recoveriesfhe reeoveriesrhe
The actual number of cases now under undertreatment undlrtreatmont undertreatment
treatment is 275 2 there having been 90 90aibcharges 96ulchariES 9 9cAlscharges
aibcharges by b death or recovery recoveryAs recoveryAs iecoveryAs
As already stated Dr Woodward does dOeanot doesnot doesnot
not expect any noticeable change In the thetyphoid thetrphoid thetplioid
typhoid fever epidemic until a majority majorityof
of the beds be at the filtration plant are areIn arein arein I
In use U8 It J t will w l probably be bethe the middle middleof middleot middleof
of September before the th use of filtered filteredwater fiUerOllI fUtere1water
water begins to show Idhowan any effect oft ct upon uponthe uponthe p n nthe
I the typhoid situation situationThere situatIonJhere situationThere
There are quite a number of phy physicians phyIclang physIciar1s ¬
sicians and others In Washington who whoare whOI wh whare
are not so sanguine as to the benefits benefitsof
I or the filtration plant This clement does doesnot doesnot doesruot
ruot not believe the filtration plant will lead leadto leadto I
to any material decrease Jn the number numberof I
I of cases They attribute the prevalence prevalenceof
of typhoid fever evCr to other o her sources of In Infection infection ¬
fection sueh as files and Impure sani sanitary slmlI sanltary ¬
tary conditions ondltlon around the houses and andstreets andstr andstreets
I streets streetsThis str streetsThis ets etslhls
This much discussed question will soon soonhe soonbe soonhe
he decided one way or the other Dr DrWoodward DrVoodward DrWoodward
Woodward as already Qlr lld3 stated statt > d in The TheTimts Thellm68 TheTimes
Times has has prepared a chart for the thepurpose thepurllose thepurpose
purpose of tracing the dally daU effects of ofthe otthe ofthe
the use us > of filtered water if there are areany arean areany
any an Dr Woodward Vood ard confidently believes believesthat helhvesthat believesthat
that filtered water will work equal won wonders lVondels wonders ¬
ders in Washington aa Il it has In a num number number nuinber ¬
ber of other cities
Widow ot QMilliollail Millionaire e Set SetTWO SetTt SettIes
Tt tIes sWitl Wi tli CJ Oliitlren OliitlrenTWO tiWheJl
1 1TWO
1 1InAdd
In InAdd Addition tion to toThi This Former Actress tress Is Isto I Ito
to Receive Mansion Manslonon on River Rlvert Rlverside Riversid Riverside
side sid Drive DriveXEW Drive jliveXEV DriveNEW t
NEW YORK Aug4 AuS Aut23Coldie 23 23GoI Goldle 1e Mohr MohrWood MohrWood Iohr IohrWood
Wood the former show how girl has reach reached reached reached ¬
ed a settlement seJtiemdnt s t1ennt with the th children of her herlate herhite herlate
late husband huband Allan Al1tLnW W Wood the Pitts Pittsburg PiUslnug Pittsburg
burg steel millionaire by which she is isto Isto isto
to receive onequarter of othe the estate and andpossibly andpossibi andpossibly
possibly more moreAs mor morAs moreAs
As Mr Ir Woods oods estate estltehas has been esti estimated estimated estinated ¬
mated at aLfrom from 5OO 5000000 > OOO to 10000000 this thismeans thi8means thismeans
means that Mrs I1sVood Wood will become pos possessed possessed PbSsessed ¬
sessed or In the neighborhood neIghborhood of 2000 2000o0o
000 thus making her one of the richest richestof richestof richestof
of young ounIwI widows widowsThe widowsV widowsThe ows owsThe
The conference at which the settle settlement settlement ¬
ment tl1ct1t VvHj wits yiis reached re ched was held at the of office office oflice ¬
fice of ofl OfTMO Morgan organ r gan Seabury council for forthe forthe
the the eKCjculprs e eiiThr i f rs of the Wood will and andwa andHsp andwaatt
wa waatt Hsp a attftndVd t rid dedby a by Mrs Woods lawyer lawyerHenrjjM lawerfie1r lawyerIIehryM j
HenrjjM fie1r > > L Catlin CatlinDemanded CatlinDemanded
Demanded Widows Right RightMr RightMr RightMr I
Mr Catlin Ciftltn tf in declined to abide by the thepercentage thopercenti thepercentagb
percentage percenti clause claus In the will which whichgave whichgave whichgave
gave his lilaclient client Hf > 1t only oneninth of the theestate theestate theestate
estate and put her on the same S < lme plane planeas plan planas planeus
as the children of his two former wives wivesHe wivesHe wivesfle
He demanded the widows wl ows legal one onethird onfthird on onthird
third and declared > d that despite a clause clausesetting clausesetting clausesetting
setting forth that if she contested the thewill thcwur thewUl
will she would forfeit everything he hewould hewould hewould
would fight the case In court courtThe courtThe cosirtThe
The attorneys representing Mr Woods Woodschildren Wondschildrcn
children then made the offer of one onefovrrth onefourth l1lf l1lffourth
fourth of the estate > They said they thvwere
were willing to include the magnificent magnificentmansion magnlficer1tmansion magnificentnrtnsiou
mansion in Riverside drive and nd deed dwd1t
it to her despite the fact that the will willstated willstated wfflstated
stated that the entire property be con converted Lit Litverted OlI OlIvffted ¬
verted into cash and divided 111vide Into nine nineparte nlwparb nirtipart
part parteThe parbIhe partThe
The attorneys argued that in a few fewyears fewyears fewyears
years the Riverside drive dlivEcpropelty property now nowworth noww01th novworth
worth 5190000 l90f 90000 would quadruple in value
Mrs Wood Vo d was strongly advised to tomeet tomeEt tomeet
meet the children half way
There can be no division of the prop property protJrt proeerty ¬
erty rt however hcwf ver on any basis until th thwJIl thwill
i will Las been probated probn td and a Ild a revijcti 1vIJ 1evhtiestimate l lestimate
estimate of the whole estate made mad up
in view of the offer of the children of
Mr Wood oo It is certain today thn thllJ
Gol le MohrWood lIohr W ood will not contest the th thwill thewill
will but will accept onefourth of tin tinestate th thetate theestate
estate and the Riverside drive property propelt propeltwhieh
which will make mak her hf > r share more than thanonefourth thanonefoUlth titanone
onefourth onefourthLARGEST onefoUlthLARG one fourth fourthLAGE
Boston Man Seized by Customs C st ms In Inspector Inspector Inspector ¬
spector and Relieved of Jewels Jewelsand Jewelsand JewelsV
V V and Gold GoldNEW GoldNEW GoldNEW
NEW YORK Aug 23 22More 3 More lore than thanQlJ 25 5
000 worth of diamonds and jewelry jewelr were wereseized wereslzed wereseized
seized yesterday when Customs C stoms Inspec Inspector InspectOr Inspctor ¬
tor Timothy llmoth Donohue Donohuennested arrested Moritz JiorltzMordell MoritzMordell MoritzMordell
Mordell of 3 Cunard unard street Boston Bostonafter Bostonaftir Bostonalter
after he had stepped from the gang gangplank gungplnnk gangplank ¬
plank of th the Kronprlnz Wilhelm WilhelmAmong WilhelmAmong VllhelmAmong
Among the confiscated goods gpo ls were werethree iverethree v re rethree
three packages of loose loos stones eighteen eighteenpackages fIghtccnpackages eighteenpackages
packages of unset stones fifteen gold goldehalns g goldchars il < l lLhatl1s
chars Lhatl1s fifteen rings rin S nTieen rtf en settings for forbrooches torbrooches forbrooches
brooches four pairs of settings sNtLn 5 for jar tarrln earrings <
rln rings hiffs and one pair pairo of lavge laigoearrings laigoearringsThe earrings earringsThe eurrIngsrhe
The goods were Wel taken takt > n to the Govern CJovernmeiit Govlrnmelt Government
meiit melt stores and Mordell was Wt released
This IH probably the largest selztv seiztesor
of jewelry made for five years said > Ul
Detective Donohue
Cessation Cessa t on of ofHostllities ofHostllitiesis Hostilities HostilitiesIs
Is Assured if japan japanAgrees JapanAgrees JapanAgrees
Agrees to Proposals ProposalsROOSEVELT ProposalsROOSE Propoa1sROOSEVELT
President Using Every Ev ry En Endeavor Endeavor Endeavoi ¬
deavor to tq 13ringR lr Bring ng Rulers tilers and andEnvoys andEn andEnoys
Envoys En oy Into Line LinePORTSMOUTH LlnePORTS10UTH LinePoRTSMoUTH
PORTSMOUTH N H Aug A1 g 23 The Themeetings Thlmeeting Thenieeting
meetings or 0 the th peace PEtaceplenpottnUarles PEtaceplenpottnUarleso plenipotentiaries plenipotentiariesot
ot o Japan JaJllr and Russia RUlclshivete were ere resumed reS ned this thismorning t11l thIsmorning < 1 1morlling
morning after an interval p lour days daysSince daysSinet daysSiflc
Since Siflc they adjourned last las Fihda Friday after afternoon afternoon afternoon ¬
noon appartrtty tppartnt y almost hopelessly ltopelesslydhidt hopelesslyditided hopelesslydivided
divided dhidt > many J1Hm things l i gs ila nave ohappened ohappenedand happened happenedand happenedand
and much has been accomplished to toward tow toWard ¬
ward w rrl reconciling her i 1er differences lJfer i es It Hili Hilifeit is isfelt Isfelt
felt that th t they are 1 t not n t so Jar abart aart now nowbut nowbut
but there is good warrant for the ex expectation exIj exiectttiQn ¬ I
pectation Ij ctutllin that thntacJ ajpeace a peace > eacQtr trsatj trsgt t will wl1Fbe wl1FbeI be bethe bethe
I the the eventual fEnt al ou oUfltmc out teme eme of tjeirrdelbera tjeirrdelberatluns tpIiicfleltbera1 tpIiicfleltbera1tl tIrlelIber tIrlelIbertizins
tluns tlunsTodays tl tizinsTodays ns V I
Todays rodty session s > ssion is 16 xpe xp xpetedtohe > < kCd rndr Tro be most mostimportant mostimportant
i important It tray mt determine l3lernIn the th issue issuaof issuei issueof I
i of peace tr > r war wa1Spec Speclaiarrangements Speclaiarrangementshad ai aIrtu ge men tf
i had 11a beun btup made pde o keep keepPr President dEnt ftoose ftoosevelt Roo3eI Iiooaeveit i
I velt elt informed ct any development A Atelegraph AI Atelegraph
I telegraph wire has beeriu bel beeneut eut c t Into the thenavy theI thenay
I navy na yard lrd directly diri > ctly connecting connectln the con conference conI confercnc ¬
ference f rCnc building with Ouster O OSter rs terBa terBaAt Bay BayAt BayAt
I At the Japanese headquarters he dquarters Mr MrDenlsori MrDenison MrDenison
Denison remained on guard gukrd instead instead of ofgoing ofI ofgoing
going g ing to the navy yard yardas a as a usual us 1al Mr MrPokotiloff MrPokotiloff 11 11PoklUioff
I Pokotiloff performed thetsttnie the91imeduty duty at utthe atthe atthe
the Russian headquarter both watch watching watcl1i watchhug ¬
i ing for news from the Cjtfnferehce A nrueiceroom nrueiceroomI fzerce room roomM roomM
I M 1 Wltte announces J 4iat wat at the protoI proto protocols protocols ¬
cols were read and corrected at this thismornings thismornings thismornings
I mornings session and anli111cconflrence anli111cconflrencethen thc conference conferencethen conferencethen
then adjourned until 2 ffclock ciock this aft afternoon afternoon afternoon ¬
ernoon L LJapans
Japans Proposition PropositionPeace Prop PropsjtionPeace Jtion JtionPeace j
Peace between bet ween Russia and Jauan JuJ1 n te teassured i ias9tued Isassured
assured assured If the Mikadc Mikas s s government sovernmentmakes governmentnrike oernm < nt ntm
makes m nrike tf at todays sessf se t9P fi of the th pleni plenipotentiaries phenipotentiarles enl enlpot ¬
potentiaries pot Qt1ailes the concelsT conc stQn on n which It teon teontomqiJIJS conr conrtemjjlalos con contemRfixtgs
temjjlalos Japans Japan nibpo W PqsltlOlds paiitIOtt itionis is this tb thisifRs1a >
1 ifRs1a r fRtis Russia inwntffiu wilMmy wiluyfrbmtheethaISIr fromiher fromEh t the eI Ishfrd Ishfrdof I r rot d dof
of Sakhalin SaKhalIn which whh4LI i > > nojr nQJnt nQ Jh In t te e pos posesigjQn PO posr posr5eon 3 I Ioh
5eon esigjQn oh of of r11 Tier r arm army > yJjis5iiw Jcvei k waive waiveall wal wahi wahinfl fti ftiall
all Qlrfimjf for a tTrJmlhtrneinento rolmfiaraefnent rthbersement of ofhQr ofhQrwar her herivar h r I
war expenses expensesreflnqnlsh tpenses relinquish her herdemand demand fpr fprthe t fprthe r rthe
the surrender sunen er of the Interned Russian Russianships Ru Rusianships n nships
ships and her proposition of the limi limitation limitation Iimitation ¬
tation of Russias naval strength in the theI theFat
Far I East EastThete EastTheLe s
Thete he have ave been been the only questions qu st ons in indispute indispute indispute
dispute It is due to the intervention interventionof
of President Roosevelt that the modifica modification modification modification ¬
tion of Japans original demand has ha been beendetermined beendfltcrmlne beendetermined
determined upon Her flrst proposal was wasto wasto wasto
to sell half of the Island of Sakhalin to tothe tothe tothe
the Russians retaining the other half haifI
1 his offer was spurned by Russia for the thereason thereaRon thereason
reason that such a division of territory territorywould terrItorwould territorywould
would inevitably lead to dissensions in inthe Inthe inthe
the future futureAfter fut1rtI futureAfter >
After several days da s of waiting waHin g for as assurances a asurnnceS asuranees ¬
I surances from Russia that a further furthermodification furtherI furthermodification
I modification would receive proper con consideration conI consideratlon ¬
I sideration Japan decided to relinquish relinquishthe relinquishI relinquishthe
I the demands deman s which have met with such suchunalterable suchlunalterable suchunalterable
unalterable opposition from from the Rus Russians RU15I Russinus ¬
I sinus if the Czar would agree to pur purchase purI purchase ¬
I chase the entire Island at a apric price to be beagreed beI beagreed
agreed upon lI > on later laterRussias laterRussias laterRussias
I Russias Firm Stand StandRussias StapdI StandRussias
Russias attitude has been from the thefirst thefirst thefirst
first a determined opposition to the pay payment pl plI paymeat ¬
ment of a war indemnity She Shehrts has main maintained maintained maintamed ¬
I tained that she never me nad In In the past pastand pastand pastand
and never n er would concede that princiole princioleShorn prlnciuleI princinleShorn
Shorn of ajl extraneous l > subjects that thathas thn thatlUts t thas
I has been the subject su ject upon which the theplenipotentiaries thei thepienipotenliaries
i plenipotentiaries of the two belligerent belligerentgovernments belUgercntgovernmcnts belligerentgovernmcnts
governmcnts have divided dvl e and which whichhas whichtins
i has necessitated a live days du s adjourn adjournment adjourni adjournment ¬
i ment to enable the respective govern governments goycrni governmeriis ¬
i ments to meet the issue squarely and andharmonize an anI andharmonize
harmonize their differences dlrr elces or decide to tobreak tobrak tobreak
I break off further negotiations n forthwith forthwithJapan torthwtthJapan forthwithJapan
Japan Japan stood out from the beginning beginningi
i firmly for the adoption of article No 9 9of 9i
i of her original peace p ace conditions which whichreferred whichrererred whichreferred
referred to the th > reimbursement of her herwar herwar
war expenditures expen lturt > s But sne met a foe foeman foeman foeman
II man worthy worth Y of her steel Russia nevei
budged She was equally as firm In Inrefusing inI inrefusing
I refusing Japans demand Even in the theconsideration theI theconsideratlqn
consideration of the other questions this thisone thisone thisone
I one of paramount importance continu continually contlnual1 continually ¬
ally al1 cropped up upWhen upI upWhen
I When Iwo the last session of the plenipo plenipotentiaries plenlpoI IlefliPOtentiares ¬
tentiaries cane at1t to tin in end on Friday
I last the envoys > no s of the two countries countriesmood countriesstood countriesstood
stood In such an antagonistic attitude to toeach tocach toeach
each other that It was felt that the end
had been reached unless some powerful powerfuloutside powertuloutsIde powerfuloutshe
outside intlnerce could be brought to
bear It waj wa n at this juncture that
President Presld nt Roosevelt stepped Into the
breach Feeling that th the differences be between h htween hetween ¬
tween the iwo wo 0 countries ounl1I > wore more ap apparent tl tlftiPflt p ¬
parent 1 > 1nt th in real and m < 1 having a sublime sublimeconfidence sublimeconfidenc sublimecotifidenc
confidence ifl n the sincerity of both the th
Emperor of Russia and Japan In their theirdesire theirdC3ln theirdenire
desire for a ace < e t and being l > dng backed bnd ed by bvthl bythe
the unl d influence lalurnC of Europe lurof Presi President Prg PrgdArt Presidct ¬
dent l 0 V t without hesitancy hesitancy ar nrrnnget arrangct arranger
ranger fot his nemorable Interview Intenle with withBaron withBaToH wIthriatroti
Baron Rosen It was on the night of ofFriday ofFriday ofFrIday
Friday last th t Assistant Secretary Secrltar ot otState otStntt otState
State Pel Pellclo ret who is in charge of the thearrangement theturtlnemlnt thefurangernen
arrangement ti lere erefot ere for the entertainment entertainmentof en tertttinmentof
of th the s plenipotentiaries received reC IvH1 an im imperative Imperutte mipeiatie ¬
perative tel im m from the President PresidentPresidents Pr PresidentV PresidentPresidents si ent entPresidents
V Presidents Message MessageThis Message1hls Messageliiis
This message reud re lIl aa follows followsOyster followsOy followsOyster
Oyster Oy tlr Day August 18 1903 1903To 1905fo 1903To
To H IX D 1 Peirce PeirceAssigUmt Peirceg reirceAstfitnnt
AssigUmt g tant Secretary S cretnry of State StateVVentworth Stat StatVentworth StateVentworth
Ventworth Hotel > i Portsmouth N H IISee HSe HSee
See Se M Witte YHtt at the earliest f > moment momentpossible momentposslbi momentpossible
possible and ask him him to semi to me meBaron meBnroll meBarbil
Baron Rosen or some confidential mem member memhel membet ¬
bet of his suite in order that I may de deliver dt dtIIvrr deiivcr > ¬
liver to o him an n important secret ret commu communication communication communication ¬
nication V VTHEODORE
The Opening Wedge WedgeThis Wedgelhls WedgeThis
This was the wedge which opened opene the theway thewny theway
way for a compromise compromiseFrom compromiseFrom compromiseFrom
From that moment to this time the thePresident thePr thePresident
President Pr sidont has boon < en ceaselessly labor laboring laborIng laborlag
ing to unite the discordant elements He Hehas Hehas Hehas
has conferred with Huron l ur l1 Kaneko at atOyster atOyster atOyster
Oyster Bay Ba has been in telegraphic telegraphiccommunication telegraphicoommunlcation telegraphiccommunication
communication with th the envois eno s of Rus Russia ¬
sia 1 JU nnd uzd d has had personal representa representatives representntles representatives ¬
tives on the scene at Portsmouth PortsmouthThrough PortsmouthThrough PortsmouthThrough
Through the State Department he has hasalso hnsulso hasalso
also been In direct communication with withtl wIthtl1tEmperor withthe
tl tl1tEmperor the Emperor of Japan and the Czar of
Russia He has Invoked and secured securedthe s cured
the h assistance of England France Ger Germany Germany Germany ¬
many Italy and AustriaHungary In InContinued InContinued inContinued
Continued on Fifth l itth Page
I Congers Resignation ResignationAccepted Resignaiion ResignaiionAccepted ResignationV ResignationAccepted
Accepted by President PresidentAmbassador PresidentAmq Pr sident sidentAmbassador
Ambassador Amq sdor to Mexico Mexi o After Rather Stormy StormyService StormyS StormyService
Service S r rice Leaves Public P blic Service to En Engage Engage langage
gage in in PrivateiBusiness Private Business
After ri a remarkable r a kable career of otomce otomceh office offlceihoTdirjg officeholdng
ihoTdirjg h fdiig inCojuhty in Count lQ nty State St te and national nationalpositioiisEdwiniji nilUOl1nlposltiOt19JEd uutioa1Ainbassa
positioiisEdwiniji posltiOt19JEd nJ Conger C n rer AmbassadOjr AmbassadOjrtoMe Ambassa Ambassal AinbassatoMeko
toMe l toMeko I lQO I < > wllLon Phgl 9 Oqtober bctoper t e1 IS J 8 rettre retire from frombh fromth frontLhn
bh Lhn dlplomati diplomatic ji serIte 1 Kv JJIJ e His resignation resignationforecast resigrtationfo resignationforeast
forecast fo e < ast for o three thr years yearspast past has beejn beejnplaced b beQnplaced t tplaced
placed in 1n the hands of the President Presidentand Presidentand Presidentand
and ra6c a Ctoted CtotedAmbagsndQrCohcclw cptedAmbassndfr pted ptedAmbassador
j Ambassador AmbagsndQrCohcclw Conger C nger was s a soldier in inthe inthe inthe
the civil war and nd1ose rose on his merits to tothe tothe tothe
the rank of prevct brevet brevetmajor major he has been beensuccessively been5uece beensuccessIve
successively 5uece successIve siiI a 11 oouhty oou county 1ty officer In Iowa Iowatreasurer Iowatret1iurcr Iowatrensurcr
treasurer of State four years ears member memberof
of Congress Congre s six sbcears years Minister to Brazil Brazilunder BrazUunder Brazilunder
under McKinley McKlnle transferred to the Chi Chinese Chlne Chiflcse
nese ne e ministry In 1S9S 1 and thence trans transferred transrred transerred ¬
erred rred and promoted recently to the post postof postot postof
of Ambassador Ambas ador to Mexico MexicoAmbassador lfexIcoAmbfSa MexlcoArntassador
Ambassador AmbfSa Or Conger Coigers Co ± igers service in China Chinawas ChInawas Chinawas
was not not satisfactory sat1sf cto In some respects respectseither respectseither respectseither
either to the State Department or to tothe tothe
the American Anierlc n commercial comm ricial Interests In terests in inChina inChina
I China It has always been charged chargedthat chargedthat chargedthat
that he h was more deeply concerned In Inthe Intheturtherance inthefurtherance I
the theturtherance furtherance of missionary mi i narY than com commercial commerclnl commercini ¬
mercial mutters This while h IIC weakening weakeninghim we weatenlnghim ening
him with some potent Influences lined linedup linedupfor linedupfot
up upfor for him others thatrVere that thatW r very power powerful powerful powerLul ¬
ful and anI active and whenever when er there was wastalk wastalk wastalk
talk of his retirement the missionary missionaryinfluences missionaryInfitiences
influences would OUll proceed proceed to shower the thePresident thePresident thePresident
President with protests protestsIn protestsIn
In Boxer Troubles TroublesServing TroublesServing
Serving in Pekin during the Boxer Boxertroubles Boxertroubles
troubles Mr Conger acted as agent of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the American government in ilL the to settle settlement settlement settlemeat ¬
ment with China following that out outbreak outbnak outbreak ¬
break and an here was committed comm tted the thescries theserIes
crIes of indiscretions on which have havebeen haebeen havebeen
been based the charges against his dip diplomatic diphoinatic ¬
lomatic efficiency efficiencyHe efficien V V1ic
He is i said to have disagreed sharply sharplywith sharplywith
with the State Department and to have haverequired haverequired
required the most absolute orders to induce in induce induce ¬
duce him to obey obe instructions For these thesedifilculties th thesedifficulties > e edUllculties
difficulties the department never forgave forgavehim forgavehim forgavehim
him V
When the transfer was made ma e to Mex Mexico Mecleo Ic Iclco ¬
leo it was distinctly dlstlnctl understood thtt thttit thatit thttit
it was temporary and would soon be befOl befOllowed fol followed foliowed ¬
lowed by retirement from the service serviceBut serviceBut serviceBut
But immediately after he h left China Chinacommercial Chinacommerciul Chinacommercial
commercial and other troubles broke brokeout brolceOlt brokeout
out there which have since sin attained attainedthe aUulnedthe attainedthe
the most serious proportions and char character character chatacter ¬
acter and there has been a growing growingimpression growIngImpllEslon growingimpression
impression that perhaps the t1llformer former min minister mlnIster mm mmister ¬
ister at Pekin was niter all right and amiknew anlknew andknew
knew more about handling h the Chinese Chinesegovernment Chineseovernmei1tan Chiineaegoernixient
government overnmei1tan and people than anybody anybodyelse an anybodyelse body
else who has undertaken it on behalf behalfof behalfof behalfof
of the American Government GovernmentWhen Got GovernmentWhen rnment rnmenthen
When hen he came to to Washington re recently recentiy ¬
cently the belief was general that he hewould hewould hewould
would be sent to China as a special specialcommissioner specialcommIssioner pecInlcommissioner
commissioner In the effort eff 1 t to settle the thetroubles thelrouLies thetroubles
troubles between b tweeJl the two governments governmentsFarmer gOenwlCnLFarmer governnienLsFarmer < >
Farmer and Banker BankerA
A number of years ago when he was wasfor wasfor wasror
for ror a time out of office Mr or lr Conger went wentinto wentinto ventinto
into business In Iowa and as as1armer as1armerstockman farmer farmeratockman farmerstocktnan
stockman and banker conducted fin ex extensive e etenslve egtensive ¬
tensive business which endcd in finan financial finanCIal financml ¬
cial disaster He was wn a very heavy loser loserand loserand loserand
and was left financially stranded strandedReturning 8trandeHeturn sttandedReturning
Returning Heturn ng to public service ho hesecnred hesecnredhl secured securedhis
his hl diplomatic dlplon ic appointment and It is iswell Iswell iswell
well known in Iowa that he has been beenpaying beenIlIlying beenpityitig
paying his old debts as fast fastas us possible possiblefrom posslbltfrom possiblefrom
from the salary of 01 his office He H might mighthave mighthive intghhive
hive wiped WlpNthe the slate by going through throughbankruptcy throughJ
J bankruptcy but he preferred prel < > rred to pay pa ev every cvcry v vHy ¬
cry dollar in his power and has been beendoing b beendoing n ndoing
doing It As a result It Is understood understoodthat understoodthat understoodthat
that he retires from the public service servicestill Sl servicestill > lvlee lvleestill
still a poor man manIt manIt manIt
It la believed b lleved that Mr Conger will en enChina enGage engage
Gage In private business In ntoiUwr either Brazil BrazilChn BrazilChina
China Chn or Mexico In the near future futureHis tatunHis futureHIs
His experience > In any of 01 those tho e countries countrieswould countrieswould countrieswould
would make his services valuable and andit andIt andit
it is known that ho has some Mattering Matteringopportunities ttaUerlngoDPortulltlf flatteringopportuiitlts
opportunities along these lines For Forthe ForthE Forthe
the immediate future he will make rnak a avisit avisit avisIt
visit to his hi Iowa home and It is h i doubt
87300 to Portland Ore and Return ReturnVIu ReturnVhl ReturnVia
Via Pennsylvania R R Account Lewis Lewisand L Lewisand nvis nvisfind
and Clark < Exposition Tickets good pro proing golag o oIng
ing one direct route returning the same sameor sumeor sittiteor
or any other direct route Liberal stop stopovers stoporers ¬
overs Consult ticket agents agentsAdv Adv
ed if he will wl1rt return = turnlo to Mexico M r xico as as am ambassador ani ambassdor ¬
L Presidents Presid PresLdentsPrse PresLdentsPrseThe nls Praiseii p ais aisThe r rThe
The letter ot otresignaUon resignation of Ambas Ambassador An1bassador Axnbasador ¬
sador Conger o g r and the flattering fiatteringre fiatteringreply re reply reply
ply of the tliePr President ident have haebeen ha e been made madeputilfc m madepublic fe fepi
public pi ilf 3S asfbliowst asfbliowstWashington fo1 fohiow fohiowWashington oS oSVtUhlngton
Washington D DC C < X Aug Ug is U I19 19P5i 1905
The President For reasons rea80n reasons per pertaining per pertaining pertaming ¬
taining to my m private business and andpersonal andpersonal aiidpersonal
personal affairs I have ha V2 the honor honorto honortotender to totender totender
tender herewith my m resignation as asambassador as asambassador asambassador
ambassador extraordinary extraordinarand and miniS mlnlster miniSter
ter plenipotentiary to Mexico to take takeeffect takeeffect takeeffect
effect on the expiration of my m leave leaveof leaveor leaveof
of absence which will terminate Oc October October October ¬
tober 18 1905 or at such date as will willsuit wUlsuit willsuit
suit your convenience convenienceIt
V It is with feelings of regret that I Ileave Ileave Ileave
leave a service the duties of which r rhave rhae I Ihave
have found so interesting and in which whichI
I have received so many man evidences of ofyour otyour ofyour
your confidence and such invariably invariablycourtesy Imariablycourtesy Invariablycourtesy
courtesy and kindness at your hands handsof handsat handsof
of which 1 1 shall always cherish most mostvaluable mostvaluable mostvaluable
valuable and pleasant recollections for forall forall forall
all of which I thank you ou Mr 11 Presi President President President ¬
dent with all my heart heartand and I have havethe havethe havethe
the honor to remain your obedient obedientservant obedientservant obedientservant
Oyster Bay N Y Aug 19 1905 1905My 1005ly 1905My
My ly Dear Mr Conger I have received receivedyour recehedyour receivedyour
your resignation to take effect October OctoberJ8
18 1906 JlO 905 and accept it for that date In Inthus Inthus Intitus
thus accepting it 1 desire to express to toyou toou toyou
you ou my cordial appreciation of the work workthat workthat workthat
that you have performed in China as aspreviously asprevlousi aspreviously
previously in Brazil In zeal efficiency efficiencyand etficienc etficiencan efficiencyand
and an singleminded devotion to public publicluty pUblicluty publicliit
luty liit you have been the kind of official officialof officialof officialof
of whom Amercans have ha va a right to feel feelproud feelproud feelproud
proud and I congratulate the country countryupon countr countrupon countryupon
upon having ha ing had your services servicesWith servicesVith servicesWith
With all good wishes for your our future futurebelieve futurebeUef futurebelieve
believe me sincerely yours voursTHEODORE yoursTHEODORE yoursTHEODORE
David E Thompson of Nebraska now nowambassador nownmbllssndnr nowanimssadrr
ambassador to Brazil Is expected to re receive rec recelve ¬
ceive c ive the Mexican appointment appointmentPITERS appointmentPAINTERS appointmentPAIMIEHS
Although a Few Men Have Been BeenOrdered Beenr BeenOrdered
r Ordered to Quit it Is Not Nota
a Strike StrikeThe Strikelhe StrikeV
V The probable refusal of the Master MasterPainters MasterPainters lasterPalntt1S
Painters and Decorators Association to topay to topay toPay
pay the theadvance advance a vance wage scale which goes goesisHo gOiSinto goesinto
into effect on S Srnber J Jemljer J11 fJ J 1 caused c usNI the theBrotherhood thcBrotherhood theBrotherhood
Brotherhood of ofPalnti Painters s arid Decorators Decoratorsto Dec rato1s rato1sto
I to issue is ue a mandate mandatetQ to the union painters paintersat
at the navy n av yard rd yesterday YSl rdato to quit < work workThe worklhe workThe
The painters employed empIQ at It the yard yardvere yardwere ard arden
were en paid a maximum wage ge of 301 301per 301pr 301per
per diem and rtn l as a was told toJdto to the bus business busness bushness ¬
ness agent of ot the Ipcn union this wage wagescale W wagescale < lge lgescale
scale could not be interfered with with without without without ¬
out Congressional action actionThe actionThe actIonTue
The painters were inclined to let the thematter thematter thematter
matter rest restthere there ther but the masters masters as association a asoclaUon assoclatlozi ¬
sociation took a hand in the controversy controversyand controversyaud controversyand
and stated stat d that if the painters were al allowed al allowed a ahewed ¬
lowed to work at the navy yard for a asmaller asmaller asmaller
smaller scale seal than what they were wereobliK wereobUJld wereobliged
obliK obliged d to pay they in all probability probabilitywould piobabilit3would Uobabl1ltywould
would be b heard hear from on the question QUl > ticm
To avoid a old any such trouble the th local un ¬
ion decided the best way Wll to avert the thecoming thecoming thecoming
coming trouble was to withdraw their theirmembers thehmembers theftmembers
members from the yard yardThis yardlhis yardlhis
lhis was done by an order issued issuedsexeral Issuedsetral issuedseveral
several days ago which w 1ieh went into ef effect effect effeet ¬
fect yesterday But six men are af affected affected affected ¬
fected by this order and their places placeswill JJnceswill pinceswill
will be filled at the yard by men pick picked plclceel picketi ¬
ed from thri tl tii registration re lsttutlon list of the thelabor thelabor thelabor
labor board boardThe board1he boiudThe
The local union has no desire how however howeVH however ¬
ever to call this action u a strike strIl e sisvery a avery
very few of their men are ever at any arivone anyone anyone
one time employed mpoye in the yard and It ftwas Itwas itwas
was simply to protect their interests interestswith interestswith Interestsssith
with their masters that the mandate mandatewas mnndatewas mandatewas
was Issued IssuedIt Issu isutdIt d dIt
It Is said however that the case casewill e11sewill easewill
will be laid before the President and andan HndHl undan
an Hl executive order requested 1eWsu > 11 that will willraise winraise willraise
raise the th wage > scale for painters at atthe tltth atthe
the th yard rd to the same sam < level as that paid paidby paidb paidby
by b other Government departments rartments
Young Y Dung Sailor Kills Him Himself H Himself m mself ¬
self With W th Bullet at atMetropolitan atJ11etropolitan atMetropolitan
Metropolitan MetropolitanHAD J11etropolitanHAD MetropolitanHAD
This Is the Only Tangible TangibleReason TangibleReason TangibleReason
Reason Found for Mans MansRash 11ansRash MansRash
Rash Act ActGuy ActGuy ActGuy
Guy Earle Hewlett Howhetta a guest at the Met Metropolitan Metropoiitan fet fetropoUtan ¬
ropolitan Hotel was found dead Jn Ma Mabed hi hibed hisbed
bed about ll 1Foclock oclock thbi thlimornlng morning with witha
a 3ScalIber bullet through his heart H Hleft HI He Heleft
left I t a anote note saying that he had commit committed committed committed ¬
ted suicide but gave no reason for do doing doIng dolag ¬
ing so The police and Coroner Nevltt Nevlttwere NevIttwere Nevlttwere
were notified and were soon on the thescene thecene thescene
scene sceneAfter sceneAfter cene ceneAfter
After investigating invesUg tfng the circumstances circumstancesthe
the Coroner gave a certificate of death deathfrom deathfr9m deathfrom
from suicide and the remains were turn turnment turned turned
ed over to Lees undertaking establish establishmeat stabllshmenta
meat menta to be prepared for shipment to tothe tothe tothe
the young youngmans mans father In Chicago ChicagoWhen ChicagoVhen ChicagoWhen
When the thernald maid endeavored to enter enterroom enterroom enterroom
room 128 about 11 oclock this morn mornIns morning mornlug
Ins she 8h shefound found the door barred As re repeated repeated repeated ¬
peated knocks brought no response responseshe responlOshe responseshe
she notified the office and a porter was wassent wassent Vassent
sent tiP to Investigate The latter latterclimbed latterclImbed hatterclimbed
climbed up and looking through the thetransom thetransom thetransom
transom saw the occupant of the room roomwho roomwho roomwho
who was registered as G E Howlett Hewlettlying Howlettlying Howletthying
lying across the bed with blood oozing oozingfrom oozingfrom oozingfrom
from his mouth mouthDetectives mouthDetectives mouthDetectives
Detectives Summoned SummonedA
A A report of the matter mutterwas was sent to toPolice toPolice toPolice
Police Headquarters Headq arters and Detective DetectiveTyser DetectIveTyser DetectiveaTyser
Tyser and Weedon of the Central Of Office Office Orflee ¬
fice were sent to the hotel h tel to investi investigate investigate investigate ¬
gate gateThe
The officers broke the door oor open and andsooij ands andsOozlaseertaiyted
sooij s sOozlaseertaiyted oras ascertained edalned that the man was wasdead Wi13ead wasdeadOnthetable
dead deadOnthetable ead On O 1 Jbetable the table was a note which whichareaatK whichr6 whichrettdr
areaatK areaatKTo r6 rettdr V
To TJwhoeeI whoever whoe er it It may ma coricernr coricernrI cOI concdrn concdrnI CEr 1
I state herewith that I Intend to com commit commit cornmit ¬
mit suicide suI Ide by taking takIngcholoro choloroform orm and andmake andmaketnefoll
make maketnefoll the oliowlns ItmTCituetts re < tue3t tue3tDepartment
11 1 I have pay due due me from the Navy NavyDepaJ NavyDepatmont
Department DepaJ nnt to the sum of about ab ut ono onohundred o oehundred o ohundredandsfxtytlvc
hundred hundredandsfxtytlvc and sbctyftve dollars ollars 165 lCswhiihi 165which 16 16whIcll
which I want vn t to be turned over to myfather my myfather myfatb
father fatb r W V A Howlett of 1 Park Row RowChicago RowChicago RowChicago
Chicago TILl Ill as well ell as all alio of or my per personal pers per6nit1 ¬
sonal s 6nit1 ntl1 effects
2 In my purse will be found ninety ninetydollars ninetydollars ninetydohiar
dollars and nd eleven cents 59011 WU which I Iwish IwIsh IwiSh
wish to be used in preparing my body bodyfor bodytor bodyfor
for shipment to my father Telegraph TelegraphhSm TelegraphhIm TelegraphhIm
hIm at t once
3 The gold signet ring which will willbe wlllbe willbe
be found on my m linger Is to be sent sentto sentto sentto
to Mrs i C Willard rmard 1421 West Clear Cleartield ClearfieId Clearheld
held stroet strl tro t Philadelphia Pa PaGUY PaGUY PaGUY
Was Ships Yeoman YeomanThe YeomanThe YeOmanThe
The mans effects were searched by bythe bythe
the detectives and papers were found foundwhich foundwhich foundwhich
which showed show d him to be a ships yeo yeoman yeoman eo eoI ¬
I man on the United States Statestralning traimng ship shipFranklin 8hilFranklin shipFranklin
Franklin stationed at Norfolk Va VaThe VaThe VaThe
The man had been at the Metropolitan Metropolitanfor IelropolItanfor
for two days Coroner Nevitt gave it itas Itas itas
as his opinion that Hewlett had been beendead beenlead beendead
dead < for at least twelve hours As no noone noone noone
one heard the report of the pistol no nocertain nocertain
certain time can be set for the shoot shootIng 5hootIn shootin
I Ing In < p When the body was picked up the thebullet thebt thebtllct
bullet bt btllct let was found lying on the mattress mattresshaving mattressI mattresshaving
having gone through the mans body bodyHowIett bodyHowlett bodyHowlett
I Howlett was about thirty years of ofage otage ofage
age and of good appearance While he hehad hehad hehad
had not many clothes with him all of ofthose ofthose ofthose
those found were of good quality quaUt and andshowed andshowed andshiowed
showed good taste tasteWhen tasteVhn tasteWhen
When found by the detective Howlett Hewlettwore Howlettwore Howlettwore
wore dark trousers and was in his hisshirt hisshirt hisshirt
shirt sleeves sle > v > S He sajd in his note not that thathe thatI thathe
he hf > intended to commit suicide by b tak taking taking taking ¬
I ing chloroform but evidently evidentl found the theprocess theprocess theprocess
process too slow and ended all by shoot shooting shoothimsplf shootbig ¬
big himself through the heart An Anempty Anem Anempty
empty em pty chloroform bottle was found on onthe enthe n nthe
the floor besde him himIn himthe himin
In the mans effects were found a pic picture picture picture ¬
ture of Mrs trs B C Willard of Phila Philadelphia Philadeli Philadelphia ¬
delphia deli hi and it is supposed that a tele telephone teiepl telephone ¬
phone pl One message received at the hotel hotelyesterday hotelyesterday hotelyesterday
yesterday from a I woman in Philadel Philadelphia PhlladelI Philadelphia ¬
phia was from Mrs rs Willard The wom woman woman wornan ¬
I an has been fln communicated with in the thehope thlhope thehole
hope that she may throw some light on onthe onI onthe
the th reasons for f rtl1e tao rash act of voun younHowlett young
1 Hewlett Hewletti ILowlettPapers
i Papers Paperswlre wore found which showed that thathis thathis
i his hi leave from the navy 11 a expired on the the17th theI the17th
I 17th 1 th of this month The police think that thatthe thatihf thatthe
the fact that he h had overstayed his hisleave hisleave hisleave
leave may have had something to do dowith dowith dowith
with his death deathYEBRES1 deathI deathYERES
Southern Politician as Secretary Secreta of ofTreasury ofTreasury
Treasury Would Tould Be a Big Help Helpto Helpto
to Administration AdministrationThat AdministrationThat
I That John W W V Yerkes of f Kentucky Kentuckymay Kentuckymay
may he President Pres ent Roosevelts choice eho1e > for forSecretary forSecretary forSecretary
Secretary of the Treasury 1ra rreau r to succeed succeedj SltCC SltCCI sueedSecretary
j Secretary Shaw is I now believed 1ieved to be beone bei
i one of the most likely lllel solutions of that thati t hat
I i situation situationMr situationII situationMr
Mr Yerkes has made an ideal officer officerin otfie officerin r rIn
II in the administration of the difficult difficultrevenue tlitfleultrevenue
revenue department and in addition it itis itis
is pointed out that he is one of O f the most mostskillful JO riutskillful 8t 8tidl11ul
I skillful of Southern politicians p litlchUlS He Hej
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I naries to a national convention If lC K Kwore l itwere
wore the th desire of the Administration to totake totake
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I The President is commonly expected expectedto
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politicians 10 litictans than by appointing Yerkes Yerk YerkIn
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