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i I i Fairtonight Far 1 Saturday fowl ht and andSaturday m The ft r t as fi lUg > t tI tm on I m tme im FVith t LAST ltbCJIC Clostagg PINANIIAL PINANIIALi EDITION I + L yStokPrJ yStokPrJNUMBER Y Stock Prleea Prleeat
Hughec H ugheD and Dolliver Choice Choiceof
of Delegates Decline Declineto
Complete Roll and Prepare to toCompromIse toCompromise
CompromIse With Labor LaborWir LaborWires
Wir Wires to White House HouseBy
CHICAGO JUlie 1Tho follow following following
ing aaJIQUftQement wu made by bythe bythe
the AlU Allies this afternoon afternoonAt i iAt
At a COlifer8ftee this morning by bythe bythe
the epreeeDtatlVefl of all the can candidtea candidates
didtea for the Presidency Pre fdency except exceptSecretary exceptSecretary
Secretary Taft It wu unanimously unanimouslydecided unanimouslydecided
decided to continue the fight all allalonx allalong
along the lilts until the convention conventionshall conventionshall
shall haft made its nomination nominationFrom nominationFrom
From reports received from an anthe allthe
the delegates already OR the theground theground
ground as well a as those Oft their tkelrway theirway
way from an parts Ilrta of the coun country country
try we 1 are oonvlnced oon v nced that no nonomination nonomination
nomination will be made OR the thefirst thefirst
first baU ballot ballotIt tt ttIt
It wu announced by leaders IMdersfrom leadersfrom
from New York this afternoon afternoonJamea afternoonJames
James G CaaD Caanon D president of the theFourth thltFourth
Fourth National Bank of New NewYork NewYork
York city k has been agreed upon uponfor uponfor
for the trurelilhtp of the na national national
tional committee vice ice CorneUu N NBliss NBliss
Bliss unable to nerve on account accountot
ot poor health kealthcHICAiJO healthCHICAJO
cHICAiJO June 1SDel4wat and anQfonvenUcn andc
c fonvenUcn lead Ieadere haft Mttlecl down to tothe tothe
the belte belief that either Goyemor RuChe RuChecf
cf f New York or Senator DoJUver of ofIowa ofIowa
Iowa aught to be named for Vice PrAM PrAMtent Preaatest
tent est At the same me Ume Um word wordHorn cotnee cotneerrom
Horn New York that Governor HuchM Hugbesesterday HuchMtery
esterday tery Anally and Irrevocably reiter reiterated resterated
ated his refusal tD run eve evep it pomlnAted pomlnAtedfor
for I second place while tIN New York Yorkl1S Yorke
l1S e rs at tAla tl Is end oC tIN JlIM are rerng rerngto
to nenait any dleeagard ol the sievernors pyer pyernors
nors norsI wiabe4 wiabe4Inwa
Inwa I WiL deJeptn m atlnc I In pad padthey tt ttthtY
they brAn bring nlMtantlaJly the same reo reorrt rep
p rrt VIrt that Iowa < 4pe at t want DolUer Dolilvernamed DolUernOtmed
named for VloePre toe Traat4eet lent that Dollitrvr Dollitrvrdoes Dom r rcell
does cell not want the nommaUon and that thatthe thatthe
the State delegation will solidly op opIMse opise
IMse Dotih Dutltver DutltverThe er erThe
The Governors Stand StanaI
I talked wtt iL1t > s the governor emer the Jut Juttldnc lentthing
thing before leaVi AIn1 yesterday yeatePdayedared yesterdayjeclared
edared Senator Fa Page at tM Annex Anaexand Annexand
and you can say y In the moat 1Ina1 and IU1dunqualtfled andunqualliied
unqualtfled way that 1 if nominated for torice forSico
Sico ice Prt6ldent the governor would M MHne deiine
Hne oven though the convention bd bdadjoumed hadadjourned
adjourned adjoumedBeyond adjournedBeyond
Beyond that It elected he would ro rofuse Fefuse
fuse to quaJlty or serve TIt The governor lOYernorts
ts t a candidate for President and for fornothln fornothing
nothing else eleSenator elseSenator
Senator Pace did not believe storlee storleethat rie riethat
that the New York delegation de Uon bad been beenpolled beenpolled
polled and had ahown Jxtytour for
Sherman for Vice President TM Sher Sherman Sherman
man boom 18 getting < < another run for
Its ts money today but It is 1 > > objected that thatbilerman
bilerman would make no popular ap
peal eal aDd that th this Uek ticket t Jleed to be beon beOnetFUCted
on OnetFUCted tructed with a vIeW to that Hl Hl1riends Hin
1riends urge that he Ja the candidate
of thr House Republican > > The avera average averagepoiltclan e epolltc1att
polltc1att from outside Wuhlnfrton re repl1ed reed
lieli lieliwouldnt pl1ed ed shLrply that thats the very relUlOn
la wouldnt help the 0 ticket tickete
We e dont waut to make the ollake ml a aof
of f using usln a cou coultllnc ing pin under th the itnea itneaprC Im
p prC salon that It t III a life pr8HfYer pr8HfYerpl preserver
pl p < tu reeq uely y declared a man from Kkn
Sas 2 > as
Work Nearly Ended EB4IedThe EndedThe
The Republican national commkt commktee commkteewill e ewill
will have comPleted lu work oC ppepar ppeparlag preparlag
lag the temporary roll f of the conv convton conven conventSon
ton that auembl next Tuuday be betore before
tore sundowtt today unl unless some un unreseen unfcreseen
fcreseen reseen complication ariae The com committee comanittee
mittee baa auured the nomll nomfiiaatfon t1on ot otStcretary ofSecretary
Secretary William H Tart on the first UratbiLllot firstbsllot
biLllot by Its dlepoaiUon of the e conteets conteetsfir nteats nteatstv
tv fir seats unless the committee on ereittlals ere eredntlala
dntlala should undo
Its orkaDd even evene
e All Allies do not expect Q Ct thisThe this thisThe
The leaders or the convention are not
b by an any means preparing for a rest from
thlr labors They are today admittedly admittedlyIkrturbed admittedlyperturbed
perturbed by the noise lol e made by a alain cer certam
tam Pennsylvania train now Speeding peedin
from fro on Wuhlnfon On board are Presient Preal Prealllfont
llfont Samuel tampers and majority 9majorityut p majorityof
ut the members ot the executive OOtIn oouneil
dl ot t the American Federation or lA
bor Reports here tere as agree that Gompers Gomperss
s got going to make a strong Jltro tight for a agcneroua agenerous
generous recognition of labor In the the11attorm theplatform
Will Make Demands DemandsH
H Iic egpeets peeu te demand not merely mertlyrcquest merelyrequest
request that U the convention reject the theIr theprngweltton
prngweltton Ir po8Itton of a number oC prominent promlnontitis prominentcitisertd
citisertd itis of the EMpire State that the theomentlon theconvention
convention ao guar Iy on record IUI din dlMS1l dinapprovtng
S1l approvtng > ProvtS the crltletRnll made by organ organA organCORttaa organContinued A
Continued on Second 3econXiEATHER Page PageWEATHER
Steamers departing tpday y for Buro Buroptan Zuroran
ptan ran POrte wUI have light northerly northerlywlnda
a wlnda inda with fair weather w ther to the Gtand GtandBuluL Grand GrandBenkn
9 a M E I
1 noon Jt
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9 a rn I lI l l1L
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Sun dies 411 411Sun 4SSun
Sun netts Ttlil TtlilIiD yi yiTIDD
Hip wit t Po PoHIKh Rm Rmm
High wafettomorrow WItt tomorrow h4 rn 4 4Low m j jLw
Lw water tomopOw totnotraw14u 4I am am15pm 1851t Jft JftC
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Macfarland Says That Build Building Building
ing Inspectors Office Will WillB i iBe
B Be e Reorganized ReorganizedFRANCIS i iFRANCIS
Concrete Construction Now Under Un Under
der Way Is Being B ing Carefully CarefullyVatched CarefullyWatched
Watched By Officials OfficialsS OfficialsSnowdea
S Snowdea o > d8ft Ashford InaH Inspector Otor of Bulld 13uSdlegs BulldIftl
legs was 8U suspended this morning by byo byorder
o order r of t thq t District ConunlMtoft8IM ConunlMtoft8IMI ComtflheIonernThis
This I step tep wax W taken pending DdIBg the aeUn aotienof aeUnof
of the grand JurY which will Inye lnvesti lnvesti5ate U Upte
pte the collapse colla of the ptoklonl apart aIMLrtment apartmeet
meet hou hove where two men were werekilled werekilled
killed The ln notion tlon to make the tem temporary temporary
porary auapellalo wu spade by Engi Engtneer Engineer
neer Commissioner Morrow who I is di directly direetly
rectly In chu charge < < e of tile building de department department
partment Superint 9uperintmudent t Dr Co Construe Construetfon rua ruaUoft
Uoft Tho Thomas Francis wilt t tace it Mr 3frAshfords MrAshford
Ashford place temporal1ly temporal1lyMajor temporarllyMajor
Major Morrows motion fa a as fellows f01lowsuA fellowsA
uA A coroners jury having held Mr MrSnowden MrSnowden
Snowden Ashford Inspector ot DuUd Butldings DuUdIn
In ings for the District ot Columbia under un under
der a recoeJUzanCHt to appear before the thend thegrand
grand nd jury In connection with the 001 001laPH collapse
lapse oC the apartment hou house under underconatructlon underconstruction
construction at Twentieth and P streets streeUinorthw streetsnorthwest
northw northwest t I move that pending the 1aC 1aCttun netlon
ttun oC the grand Jury In the matter matterMr matterMr
Mr Asl Ashferd tard be tporartly llUaf suspended suspendedas nded ndedI
as I Inspector tor oC Buildings of the DIS DIStrict Dmntrict
trict ot Columbia ColumbiaI
I further move that during the sun auapeMion sunpension
pension ot Mr fr AahtOfd Mr fr Thomas Thomas1ran ThomasFrancis
1ran Francis superintendent of construction construcUon1ft
1ft the office or inspector er BUlldlft BUlldlftbe Buildings Buildingsbe
be designated nated to perfo perform the duU duties or orInspector ofInspector
Inspector of Buildings ot the District DbKrlotof
of Columbia ColumbiaTo ColumbiaTo
To Reorganize Olke OlkeCommluloner OkeCommissioner
Commissioner Morrow lorn W III belA being basked beckedup
up In his determination to hive ae a a1horou athorough
1horou thorough < < h inquire Into the methods at atthe ofthe
the building > inspectors office by the theotMe theother
other Commissioners Mr Macfarland MacfarlandaatIOunced Macfarlandannounced
announced that a complete investigation InveupUonlid
aad lid reorpnlutiOft oC the department departmentwould depart departwould
would be mad made He said 1IUdIoTbe saidThe
The Co Commiasioners will there IJ
tnvU 1nveStigate t el the tbe1f h1B
Nielreotersitetrlos 1f O r > > Ja tile 4Iat t11tP
lorMaUea bvutrlt t oat fa 4 4wtth lnildert lnildertwith
with a view to making such improve blaproymeata improvemints
mints as are possible UDder the theant preh preheat
ant powers ot the Commissioners CommtaiofteraWatchiJlI CommissionersWatching
Watching Concrete Work WorkXore WorkMore
More inspectors at batter salaries salariesand IartM IartMand
and provision that none but practical prcttealbuilders practicalbuilders
builders and architect > > shan have build bulldin buildtog
in tog permit > > are among the thl things that thatConcreu thatCongress
Congress ought to great It ou ought < < bt to tobe tobe
be Mtate4 that concrete constructions constructionshave CO 8trucUo II IIhave
have been and are beln being auperv1a4cl ac according according
cording to the standard > > In the bullclln bullcllnIn8peCtors building buildingInspectors < <
Inspectors ethos pending the adoption adoptionof
of th the elaborate regulation IaUon that la H
leg arpllred by experts experuCommtaionen expertsThe
The Commtaionen aided the coven ootOner covenor
er In every possible way to brine out outaU outall
aU the facts 110 that they might have haveInformation haveinformation
Information for action as to the build buildIng buildleg
leg inspection service rviM and an to the tberculatlona theregulations
regulations The coroners inquest Inquett1U inquestwas
1U thoroughly eonaucted but In ad adanee advance
vance of aetion by the grand nd jul jury I Iprefer Iprefer
prefer not to comment on the verdict verdictThe verdictThe
+ The mnalneer Department fa making makinga
a apeciallnspectlon special inspection or an butldln butldlnnoW buildings buildingsnow
noW under construction to Me whether wwltherthey whetherthey
they are t tasafe Iufe In any d degree degreeAshford ee eeAshford
Ashford Not Surprised SurprisedMr
11 Aahford was at his office early earlythis earlythis
this morning and as MOIl MOIlIftfonned as he was wasInformed
Informed o of the action or CommlMllotter CommlMllotterMorro1 CemmtsebnerMorrow
Morrow he turned h his olAce over overmediately im immediately
mediately t to SupertDten4lent of Con Contruetlon Construction
truetlon Thomas Francis who will willtemporarily wilttemporarily
temporarily be In ahu ahuir charge chargeMr
Mr ir Aahford expressed his confidence ronftdeneeIn
In ha his ultimate ability w tr free himself hlmNIot himselfof
ot any blame and at t tb the same time timeAid timesaid
Aid h he reeecnised the necessity for the theComml theCommissioners
Comml Commissioners loner taking the tad they therhad theyhad
had In demanding an investigation lnveUptlonAs
As la natural to suppose 1Ip I was wasgreatly 8 8reatly
greatly surprised when th the jury returned re retJrned
turned Uverdkt including me In the thellet thelist
list ot those It held responsible he heId besaid
said Id I sUPPOse that Mme on one i is to toblame toblame
blame The guty jut very naturally wished wtahedto
to get everyone who might possibly M Mooncerned beconcerned
concerned and lid they did not JeaV4 ve me meout meout
out in vk view Qt my otftela1 pesit JHMi JHMiOC
OC one thlna thin I lUll eertaia I Itate e a astate
tate most punitively that everything
In my departm department nt relating to the Pick Pickford ck ckford
ford apartment htl house n absolutely
straight t
West Ve t Has Remedy RemedyCOJamIHlon8r RemedyCommissioner
Commissioner West views of the theneed theneeds
need et tM atuAt situation QQ as expresasd pr this thismorlng thismorrling
morlng coincide with Kr Macfar Macfarlands Macfarlands
lands landsMr landsMr
Mr We West aid aidOne saidOne
One or the lessons learned from lI lItiming tin tintoning
timing to the tflllUMOny at t the JnquMt JnquMtIs
Is that this particular apartmettt heu heuwu house housewas
wu being constructed without ad adequate adequatesupervision t tsupervision
supervision The evidence showed that thatthe thatthe
the architect simply mply made hl his plans > > IaN and andBOld andsold
BOld them to the owner and ad that the tlMtter thetier
tier having no practical experience a abuilder as asbuilder
builder undertook to carry th the work workon workoa
on with the aa assistance latance of his aubeon aubeontractorll subcontractors
tractors tractorllThe tractorsThe
The building office h has never under undertaken undertaken
taken and could not undertake to act actauperintendent actas
as superintendent ot OO oonntruction fttrucUon for forall forall
all the buildings bun lnss erected IR the District Diatrlctof
of Columbia but there Is one method metbodby methodby
by which the condition or affairs shown shownto
to exist at t this apartment hou house can canbe canbe
be remedied and th thin J method I shall shallreeommena shallrecommend
recommend for the condderatton con deration of th thCommissioner the theCommissioners
Commissioner > > It seems to me that thatwhere tJttwlJeN
where any apartment house or other otherJarce otherlarge
large building I fa being constructed tM tMowner theowner
owner should 1M required to make a adeposit adeposit
deposit with the Commissioners which whichwould whichwould
would cover the cost of having an inspecter in inspector
specter on dbty at the building during duringan
an the working hour hourThe hoursThe
The Conmdellloners announced thl thlaft8rnoo1 thes thesaftsrnooa
aft8rnoo1 that they th y would tart hear hearInp hearings
Inp within 8 week on the matter andwill And Andwfl1
will coMJet a rigid and comprehensive eomprehlveUptlon comprehensiveinvestigation
investigation Uptlon concemll1 concerning the the building bulldlnctlepartment buildingdepartment
department Corporation Counsel Thom Thomand Thomas
as and AMl8butt Dl District trict Attorney Tur Turnfr Turner
nfr wl will t tP t P aktl1 as1 Vtt t rlrtj18teln prtirl ate in the theefaITh1ati theearn
earn efaITh1ati wit ration > n of a ° i n G a lfl i i naay wlt wltnto
nto will h llmHntL inclrw inclrw1t4ktly irtch dttyr dttyraattrly
1t4ktly the entire f force rce of the building
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Makes Best Days Run and andHourly andHourly
Hourly Speed on West Westvard Westward
ward Voyage VoyageNJrW
NJrW YORK June lThe Cunan1 Cunan1liner Cunardliner
liner Lusitania has again wrested re ttd tine tinelaurels u ulurea
laurels ef Queen of th the Ss fr front fronther M Mbel
her staler ship the Jlauretaftla Not Notonly Notonly
only did the Ltiflltula make the beet beetrecord eM eMrecord
record for the westward JMUBg but butshe butabe
she also Mat the record for the 1 1clays lest lestdays
clays run and captured the honors for torthe forthe
the best average hourly speed BpeedLeaving speedLeaving
Leaving saints Rock June at 10 10nt 10a
a nt the L1J Mania arrived at theSandy the theSaJdy
Sandy nook Uht lightship hlp at 108 oclock this tblemorning thismorning
morning The time of her pa pasaege yu wasfour yuda
four da days twenty hours and et eight < < ht mln mmnuten mlnutett
utett even > > I1lnute bettor than the thereeortl therecord
record made by Ute Mauretania MauretaniaproJlt MauretaniaFront
Front noon June 7 to noon June So 8 the then thenew
n new w QUMft Queenmade Made 111 41 knots six sf > c mUUI mUUImore mtlenmore
more than the Mauretanias auretanla record end endher nd i iher
her aveNge hourly speed wall It Itknots i14A9 i14A9knots
knots while that or the Jlaureta ldaurotania ldaurotaniawas la lawas
was Sf5I Th The LuUanlas day runawere runs runswtr8
were f CIIJn in 1 617 Ii 809 339 total dia diatance dtstance
tance 1 1Thti I ITh
Th Thti Justtanl encountered high seas IMMUIluwl seasand
and heav northwest t winds June 11 and andth andthis
this th 88t eoutrined iined with stormy weather weatherretarded wea wearetardfd
retarded her progress and prevented preventedher
her from further ocllp eclipsing lng Ute Iaure Mauretanlaa Iauretanla
tanlaa tanla 1Ieord 1IeordCAMP roocerdCAMP
Charity Association D DEsires sires to toEffect toEffect
Effect Loan for July and andAugust andAugust
August AugustAt
At t the f regular meeting 8r the 1lUrt 1lUrtmr sutamer
mr outing committee or the Associated AMOCIatedCbarltle8 AssociatedCharities
Charities yuter yesterday a It was decided t tmake to tomake
make an effort to secure secure from some IIOmecltlHD somecitizen
citizen II horse and a carriage to haul haulthe haulthe
the young Jnmatu ot Camp GOOd x 111to m mto
to and tr frern ff1 that r resort 60rt during the sum sumJIHK summer
JIHK merTae
The COMmittee will make an APP9 appeal 1 to tothe tothe
the clUHn8 ot the DI Dlstriot trlot in 8n effort errortto effortto
to secure ure the horse for the months of ofJub ofJuly
July 1100 + August AUIUtThe AugustThe
The report ot the execatlt i < ec tIt t committee committeerelative commlUrelaUve
relative to the runnlL exrenses Crens8 for the themaintenance themaintenance
maintenance of the earrp oatrpwaa as read and andapproved andapproved
approved Charles F VJor the olig
lnator of the summer outlrgE tendered tenderedhis tenderedhis
his resignation to the oommlttM to totake totake
take effect September 1 1There 1 1There
There were present John Joy mdaonp mdaonpchalnnan 10deonchalrman
chalnnan John Vir Iic 9chalck jck jrGeorge jr jrGeorge
George S Wilson Walt tValter 1 Swoa S Hutch HutchIns JiIutcb1M
1M Cbarles CharlesF 1 Weller Weller and an Miss ss IdaGr Ida IttaA
A Gr Green aoorel6ri1 aoorel6ri1cfi eeora
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Public Printer Abolishes One OnePosition OnePosition
Position and Returns Men Mento
to Old Grades GradesPublte GradesPublic
Public Fritter Leech Lee < h has appointed ldA B BA
A X Lawson chief ot the division of ofJftOdeF ofmatey
JftOdeF order pththg aucoeedlng aucoeedin EeI EeIurd Fdwerd
urd R Raq who Is assigned to a ap aposition
position p eltion In the proof dhJ81on dhJ81onAn
An order was also 1110 issued this after afternoon afternoon
noon abolishing the po position ttlon or tracer traceior tracerof
or work which WAS held eld by Andrew J JBelttoa JBenton
Benton lr Flo ia restored to the status atatuahe statusbe
he had In the typographical dlvl divisiens divisiensbefore tons tonsbefore
before being pre promoted a to the nw po poet poettfon t ttlon
tlon V which w was created by the forager fOlBJeradmlftilltratlon forageradminlstratton
admlftilltratlon admlftilltratlonIt
It Is aid that the promotion of Mr MrLawson r rLawltOn
Lawson to a toremtLnahlp restores him himto himto
to UM status be formerlY occupiEtd occupiEtdwhile oocupiQdwhile
while the tramsCor of Mr Ir Ryan plae plaehim places placeshim
him In Ute glade rade In which h he was all 10 10eatecl loeated
eatecl before elON the late reorganization or orthe ofthe
the office officeAn
An official of the omce this nernoon fernconsaid nernoonaid I
aid that the po position Ulon ot traer of work workwas workwas
was found to be unnecessary and that thatthis thatthis
this work whenever requlnd would be beperformed I
performed Cormed bY meaeft messengers messengersMr ers ersMr
Mr Lawson was formerly foreman or ofthe
the third division and wa was one ot the thelint thefirst I
lint two foremen deposed by the former formerPublle formerPublic
Public Pri1ter HJsrecent His recent employment emJtloymenthaa
has been In the editorial division of the theoffice J
office of the superintendent of documente docu documents
ments HI His new position pays gjO fiI per perannum I
annum annumMRS i iMRS
PO1 POGHIXEPSJE GHIElfPSIE N Y June 12 12Foltewirg 1 1Fellewirg
Foltewirg an Interview given out by byHarry byHarry
Harry K Thaw ye yesterday terday lu which he heuJd hesaid
said his wife had never deserted him himand himand
and that In everything she has done doneshe doneshe
she has acted for hl his best I ipterests ipterestsEvelyn terts tertsEe1YJi
Evelyn Nesbit Thaw today vlslte visited < J her herhutiband herhusband
husband In the county Jail JailKILL jailKILL
TIFLI5 June 1That Archbishop ArchblshlepN1kon ArchbishopNikon
Nikon who ws aa asseoeinated f186lntd ye yesterday yesterdayas terdll terdllas
as he was entering the Synodal build bIJlldIng buildfag
fag was the victim of a plot was shown shownby shownby
by the subsequent ub equent murder ot Captain CaptainMaraoulott CaptainMaraoulotf
Maraoulott who was pl piaeed d In chargj chargjor
or the InvUgatJoa and mysteriously mrsterlouslyot
shot ot p few hours after he bORn work workThe workThe
The police are In fw or UIBJr ti llYet llYetaM 1 erg ergand
aM Ute nsar + ch for the assassins has hasnrO as asor8oUca
nrO or8oUca y und ended 4 4c
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Explosion Ignites Ig ites Big SauI SauIsage Sau Sausage
sage FactoryLoss Is IsGreat IsGreat
KANSAS CITY June lPire 1 Fire starting start startIng
Ing from rtmt an ex explosion la tH nudge nudgefactory att8 ge getfoetory
factory ef the If Nelson Morris po packlpg packlpgplant g gaftt
plant aftt today destroyed two 1tuHdIACS 1tuHdIACSIn buldingsresulted
resulted In the death el e < two working werklng1ft workingmen
1ft men and caused a loss of 1nandred hundred of ofthousands
thousands of dollars dollarsSurrounded
Surrounded by water ter from the hooded hooded1aw
Kaw river Ut the plant t could not be bereached bereached
reached by the Are engines and Ute thefiremen
firemen were greatly handicapped Dynamite Dy Dynamite
namite had to be finally used to cheek ellekthe cheekthe
the flames ft8meaBuilt flamesBuilt
Built t concrete with no windows windowsnear windowsnear
near the ground the building dented the theefforts theefforts
efforts or the firemen Only the lire ftreBystem liresystem
system In the plant could be used and andIt andit
It was Inadequate After the flames flameshad flameshad
had spread to an adjoining building and andguttecl andgutted
gutted It several small Intervening Interveningbuildings
buildings were blown up to save the thethree tltethree
three remaining large structures The Theplant
plant ha has been Idle tor several days daysowing daysowing
owing to the floods and Ave workmen werkmenwere
were ln inside lde when the lire started startedTwo
Two men who as assisted t ted in lIchtln fighting the theftames theflames
flames were caught under a falling wall walland walland
and killed killedTAFT killedTAFT
SecretarY Metcalf Secretary Taft and ant1p
a p party rty or Government ofrtcJal will willleav winleave
leave leav Washington OIl hoard the May Mayflower Mayflower
flower at 4 oclock this afternoon for forNortolk forNorfolk
Norfolk Early tomorrow morning they theywnI theywill
will witness 1tne s tb the torpedo experiments on onthe onthe
the monitor Florida In the party will willbe willbe
be Lieutenant Commander Davis one oneot eneof
ot the torpedo experts ot the Ny De Department Department
partment General Edard Ed4 arde and Colonel CoIoJlMoCawIoy ColonelMcCatey
McCateyBILLIK MoCawIoy
CHICAGO June 11ltNleral Jdge JndgeS
S hi I Landi today granted rante4 aft appea appeato appeal appealto
to the United States Supreme Court Irl Irlthe Inthe
the case ot HerMan BlIItk who was wasaenten wassontened
sontened aenten ec to be hanged today todayrzs
125 to tsaltIGre iiait Ore aDd Return ReturnSturdaY ReturnSaturdays
Saturdays and snnda 1 via PenneyI PenneyIvanla Penn 8yl 8ylwnla
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Mov Ovin ng Rap a i iDistrict dy dyDistrict
District Attorney ttorney Baker Instructs Instruotshhl
his assistant Charles II L Turner Turnerto
to make every effort to have man m8nslaughter manslaughter
slaughter Indictments returned returnedagaln returnedagainst
agaln against t Building In Inspector peetor Snow SncWden Snowden
den A AshlQrd htQrd PorQJ Foreman an M r I Blake BlakeContractcr BlakeContractor
Contractor John F Bane and andThomas nd ndTItom
TItom Thomas H IL Pickford PickfordThe PlekfordThe
The Coroners jury Itrevlou previously ly holds holdsthese holdsthese
these four men U responsible for terthe forthe
the collapse of the apartment apartmftthouse apartmenthouse
house 8 ac Twentieth and P streets streetsCommissioner streetsCommissioner
Commissioner Macfarland announces announCGSthe announcesthe
the otnce Qr the Building Inspector Inspectorwill Inspectorwill
will be thor thoroughly ugtly Av nvostigated nvostigatedand sttgated sttgatedand
and norlantzed norlantzedCommissioner reorgantzedCommissioner
Commissioner Morrow SuSpends IMJspends5newden SuSpendsSnowden
5newden Asstord pending the In Inqulry n nqulry
qulry and toe t a action ot the grand grandjury Taoo Taoojury
jury juryReprEWI juryRepralaentative
Repralaentative ReprEWI ntaUve IiIpburn enounUft danounaeethe enounUftthe
the l iesceetien s teotln servlee lee et the Din Dlstrtet Dintriet
trtet trietINSPECTORS
Iowa Representative ScoresWork Scores ScoresWork
Work on Streets and Gas GasBesides GasBesides
Besides Buildings BuildingsTile
Tile 1JNpeoUon service ot the District Districtof
of CobiK Is a dl disgrace graee according accordlnte accordingto
te tile opl1on expressed today by Ben BenHet Benjamin
jamin Het Hepburn tIrft ot Iowa who wu OM OMor oneof
or the 1 8IItdeats callers Mr Hepbura HepburaMad Hepburntrade
Mad < < some aueUc remarks about the thetoIs theInspectors
Inspectors toIs and the system under which whichUtey whichthey
they work while hlle h he wu commenting commenUtaSon
on the t e collapse of tIN apartment boutoe boutoeat boueeat
at Twentieth anc and P streets V Incidental Incidentally
b 1M declared that the K gars which Iii Iiitunll Isfurnished
tunll furnished ed to the t e residents of t Washing Washington
ton ill tar below the standard required required1ty
1ty law lawAs aw
As the re result a1t oC tke Iater latereat takefft takeffthi ULk ULkdale
hi dale matter t of tUlle issuesbp Q lbu lbu8t Rswtheat
heat 8t ROOHelt and Representative ReprMentaUveleI
i9 d said leI Kr Hepburn 1 believe DelleYtIwe believewe
we will 1U He S same lBe reforms at the Dis District District
trict building These hounds of Inspectors In Inapecton
apecton have been doing nothing ilut ilutloafing t tng
loafing ng around neglecting their workand WOrk WOrkaM
aM only looking forward to the time timethey timewhen
when they can draw their pay Take Takethe e etM
tM Itr streets t8 fOr Instance There Js not nothalt nota
a halt Ii mile ot good oetI paeRte pavement t in inW inWashington
W Washington WashingtonIf tOlt tOltIt
It you OU look over the appropriation appropriationbnl
bill you will lied provision for scores 8CCK8or scoresof
or Inspectors and yet we get poor pave VBvemenu pavements
menu poor SU and poor street railway rallwysupervision railwaysupervision
supervision In the J tY y which should ahouldbe shouldbe
be the mo most t beautiful In the country countrywe
we have pavements which are a din dine
e Tbe Thus n pector8 tore by neglecting their tbolrwork
work work repeatedJY repeated permit Intrior nmterlal nmterlalto
to be used In constructing the roadb roadbeu roadbeuThe t1 t1The
The same attitude l Is true true In regard to togas togas
gas and because the inspection Is lax laxthe laxthe
the meth pao people le or WuhlnlWn are paying for tormthlng forsomething
something tar below the standard re required required
quired by the statutes It loo look te me meIUS meas
IUS It some ot the Inspectors In pectors thlbk th k that thatthefr thattheir
their jobs depend on the frlendUDS6ot frlendUDS6otpubll friendliness of ofpublie
publl service corporation officials
New Racing Law Will Be Enforced EnforcedVigorously EnforcedVigorously
Vigorously on New York YorkTracks YorkTracks
Tracks By Polic Policxmw Police PoliceNW
xmw YORK Juno 1Determlned to toUN touse
UN all the power and authority vested vested1ft
1ft him Pollee Commissioner Bln Bingham Binghamtoday bam bamtoday
today took steps to prevent all bettingOft betting
Oft the race tracks In Greater Now NowYork NuwYork
York He sent an ultimatum to Philip PhilipJ
J Dwyer president or the Brooklyn BNOklynJoekey BrooklynJockey
Jockey Club the meanIng ot which can cannot cannot
not be P1sunderstood by the Grsv81end Grsv81endra Gravesendracing
ra racing ng Institution InstitutionGaaersl institutionGeneral
General Bingham also held a conter contere oonfereaee
e eaee M this morning with Deputy Com Comlnlonars Commissioners
missioners Bak Baker and Han Hanson on and said saidunqualifiedly ilfdunquaUfiecily
unqualifiedly that any person attempt attempttug tt8mpttng
tug to make a book Dr otherwise accept acceptwagers Coeptwagers
wagers on the races would be promptly promptlyarrHted promptlyarrested
arrested arrHtedA arrestedAsked
Asked A kod how the law would effect the thepool thepool
pool rOODIS and handbooks In the oily olt1the oilythe
the oomnS8lonor oomtz ssioner aid aidI
I cant say ay about that Let us walt waltand waitand
and see what happens at the track trackThat trackThat
That t1t the bookmakers are In a semi semiliardc semlI
I liardc Anlc was the conclusion drawn from frontthe fromthe
the tact That a meeting of their as astoctatlon 3 3f
OCaUon f > c fled for 10 ocloe this morn mornInK mornleg
InK a quorum tailed to appear It was wasQuite wasquite
Quite apparcr apparent > t that tack plans for meet moptIng meetings
Ing the enirc enffrcemont mont of the new few Itwwere fewwere
were stilt itt the all allALBAN airALBANi
ALBAN June JTbnt L That Governor GovernorHughes GovernorHughes
Hughes Intends toh8o to have the antirace antiracetraok antiracetrack
track gambling laws enforced was dam demonstrated damnnstraled
nnstraled tOOa today when he caused official otficlalnotice officialnotice
notice t8 be sent to PoliceComml8filen PoliceComml8filener
er Bingham ot New York all the sher shertff sheriffs
tff iffs and dhtrfct attorneys in the State Stateas
as well as all peace of officers cen un under < < 1e Ids Idsjurisdiction hisjurisdiction
jurisdiction copies Of the racing la laws lawssad Wli Wlilnd
sad a letter en ceiling tHng upon them to strictly strict strictly
ly enforce them A peace officer fan fanIng failleg
leg to SlOP gambling is liable to II fine fineof tineofi4A9
of ofI oftift8 ofi4A9ACTOR I tift8 tift8ACTOR
Frank Moore oore an n actor playing at a alocal alocal
local burlesque theater reported to the thepolice thepollee
police last night that a ruse contain containIng containing
Ing 56 66 6 had been stolen from his dress dreasIngo dressleg
leg room Moore Mid he thought that thatJoseph thatJoseph
Joseph Smith twentyone years ears old oldml oldmight
ml might ht be able to throw some light on onthe onthe
the circumstances surrounding the dim dlsappearanoe dimappearance
appearance ot the p pocketbook cketboOkMoore cketboOkMooreald Moore Mooresaid
said ald Sulth probably bad gone toLyncbburg to
lJncbburg The The ponce OlIce wired the theLynehburg theLYnehbarg i
Lynehburg authorities and this t 18 morn mornIng morning
Ing a m message ge was received JM aoving Vlng that thatSmith
Smith had b been arre arrested teclD Dotegtive DotegtiveM tMtve tMtveM i
M amee am 8 went to LyneTrburg to brIng tiringthe brIngthe
the young oun man bat
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District Attorney Baker Out Outlines Outlines
lines Work For His HisAssistants HitsAssistants
Assistants AssistantsAshford AssistantsAshford
Ashford Pickford Blake Blakeand Blakeand
and Bane May Face Man Manslaughter Manslaughter
slaughter ChargeAssistant Charge Chargeatant
Assistant atant Dl District rlet Attorney Charles A Alunter ATurner
Turner received explicit JlultrucUons JlultrucUonstron luatrueUonsfrom
from District Attorney Baker today t tJ tJprttpflre i iprepare
prepare a strong cuss oC maaalaugbter manslaughteragainst
agaln against t 5ftowcJ Snowden Aabford District In Inspecter
specter of BuUdilt Buildings M 1 Blake to toman fore foreman
man ot iron construction hi Ute fLU fLUploy tinploy
ploy of Barber Lt ale Ross t Job John rank rranka rankbites
bites a briefs contractor and Thomas H HPifktcml HPickford
Pifktcml owner otlJM of the Ptelrtor4 build bulldInS buildlug
InS InS1h lugThese
These 1h ar are the tOUr loon who were wereheld werehold
held last night t by the cereeets or er Jury Juryhar6cI jurycharged
charged har6cI with ea causing the e death of ofRichard < f fRJcba1d
Richard West a laborer who wall wallt wanat
at t work Oft the bunc building at Twentieth Twentiethand lwentitlJ1aM
aM P streets uet wIN when it collapsed killing kUlingtvft killingtwo
two met and lattul injuring several other otherDttitrlet othersDlstrlet
Dttitrlet AttOlfte Attorney Bak Baker held several severalconferences evera everaeotce
conferences with his assistants ala this thlSmontn thismorning
montn morning and lid outlined theduU the duties imposed im4 im4pCM
posed pCM ct Oft eaeh In working ap the cue cuefor casefor
for the grand Jury investigation Lttectlves Dt Dtteetlve
teetlve Helen and Grant who have havebe havebeen
be been detailed br the D District ltrtct Attorney Attorneysoffice 8 8otHee
office on all important cue that came eambefore camebefore
before Xr Baker the Jut yr have havebMA havebeen
been eomlBlMtolMd to inspect the e col collap collapsed
lapsed lap d 1MI1141n building thoroughly IN so a detail detailed detailed
ed r report port can be given n to the jury juryIndictments juryIndictments
Indictments May Jay Come SM SMAYlataDt SeenAssistant
Assistant District trtet AttollM Attorneys Turner Turnera Turnerand
a and Given have ave been assigned to prepare prepaNUe preparethe
Ue oa ass for the grand Jury and the theevidence theevidence
evidence will be placed Iaced before that body bodyas
as soon as possible It is S thought thatIf that thatIt
It anY indictments are returned they theywilt thtywin
win ha have been found next ext week weekThe weekThe
The ca case as promoted to Ute grand gtndjury grandjury
jury will probably be along somewhat lIOmewhatthe
the same line as the verdict ot the thecoroner thecoronets
coronets coroner jUry holding the four men reo reoaponalble re responslbie
aponalble namely ubtonl for the ap approval approval
proval ot the plans of the building
B Blake e for Improper construction ot the theIron theiron
Iron work Bane for the hasty construction construc construction
tion a1M and the UN ot poor material In the thebriokwork thebrickwork
brickwork and PJcktonl for negligence negligencein ltgenee ltgeneeIJt
IJt not bavI having a practical nwt1caJ and t ODtftpetnt ODtftpetntuperin > einpetentsuperintendent
superintendent uperin e dt la charge of COIUUUc COIUUUctIon construelion
lion lionBaker
Baker Plans IJM1I Inquiry Inquiry1Iettdct ry ryJI
1Iettdct JI V6et Atto Attornyy Balzer B er sold today todaytIIat todaythat
that his office would Q tot t Ite satlaft satlaftttt satisfied satisfiedwith
with ttt the ttmo testimony y given at tIN inquest taquelitbut inquestbut
but would make a thorough investiga investigation investigation
tion bf Its awn aCO second Id aWlUDOlLl summoning g ex experti expert
pert perti to advise them th as to the cbra character characterof < ter teroC
oC the work d done ae on the building and andpglnc andengaging
engaging mea to make a complet In Inv68t11J Inveetigat
v68t11J veetigat Oft ot the Structure an It now nowtand nowstands
stands standsI tand tandI
I appreetate the seriousness ot thLl thLlatralr thLmaffair
affair said Kr Baker and have de determlned determined
termlned to leave no tone unturned unturnedto
10 bring to the bar any person whos whosUKwce whosrnegligence
negligence UKwce may have contributed to the thedeath thedeath
death of King and We West Tile matterwill matter matterwill
will be presented to the grand jury wit with withall i1 i1aU
aU possible haste We already have tlaewbat havewhat
what 1 consider almost a complete cue cueI caseso
I so It will not be necessary for us ttJ tomake ttJmake
make an extensive preliminary examlna examlnaUon
Uon Mr oil Turner wu at the Inquest Inquestand inquestand
and hu the case well in band handNo bandNo
No wlt witnesses were Interviewed by the thedU1ct thedistrict
district attorney office today with the Ulee theeaceptloa
e eaceptloa ee tlOft of a few ex experts U who will willcletlr willclear
clear UP semis ot the technical diffi difficulties difrieuittes
culties euittesAs cultiesAs
As Dlstric Attorney Baker I is now nowtied nowtied
tied U up in the trial ot the land fraud tnudcue fraudcase
cue In Justice StlLttorcliI court rt be wH wHobltced wilt wiltbe
be obliged to Jean tile bunt burden ot the thework
work to his ul assistants taatlil but be will see seethat seethat
I that out the pre Presidents tclents wishes are carried carriedout carriedout
Ashford SuspendedAI Suspended
AI soon u the Dllltrtet Commission CommtHJoners
ers r reached acbed the District Building this thismomtng thismorning
morning they went Into a board meet meetI meetleg
I leg aIM and went over the entire matter matterPor matterFor
For nearly two hours they conferred asto as asto
to their action When the meeting ad adjourned adjourned
journed they announced that they had hadtttmporarlly hadtemporarily
tttmporarlly upended Snowden Ash AshCord Ashford
Cord Inspector of Buildings and that thathis thathis
his place Jace would be taken temporarily temporarilyby
by superintendent ot Con Construction ConstructionFrancis truction tructionPranel
Francis PranelThey FrancisThey
They also issued a statement declar declarIng declaring
Ing that It wall the Intention of the theboard theboard
board to investigate the buildings de department depertinent
pertinent thoroughly and that every everybulldlnc everybuilding
building In the city In process at erection erec erectWn
tWn would louk be minutely examined examlftedWill examinedWill
Will Continue Building BuildingThomas BuildingThomas
Thomas H Plckfon the owner and andbuilder andbuilder
builder vt the apartment house declared declaredtoday declaredtoday
today that he Intended to go right head aheadwith headwith
with thecon the construction tructlon pt the building buldlngIn
In addItion to his regular counsel counselGeorge counselGeorge
George P Hoover he th this morning re retaln8d retained
taln8d T J Darlington DarltngtonI
I see no re reson llOn why work should ahouIdC88Se shouldcease
cease on the Quildlq said Mr Pick Pickford Pickford
ford this morning I shall go aht ahead aheadunder > IiJ IiJunder
under the permits which I already have havewalUng havewaiting
waiting until a complete Investigation InvestigationI
I is made ot the building to determine If Ifthere II
there are any weak places in It t now nowdo 1 1do
do not are to ro ahead ot course if ifther9 iftiters
titers Is any danger but I do not think thinkthere thinkthere
there will be e when tne the repalra are ma made madeAs < ie ieAs
As to t the action or the Coroners Coronersjury Coronersjury
jury ot course it iii be best > > t for me to say saynothing > LY LYnothing
nothing at this time timeUpon timeUpon
Upon learning oC the action ot the theCoron theCoroners
Coron Coroners rs jury couplel for the families tamUiesor
or Lemuel King and Richard West the theworkmeJ theworkmen
workmen killed In the collapse declared cMclaredthllt declaredthat
that they would bring bri suit Immediately Immedlatelspln Immediatelya
spln a alist Pickford Ashtoro Blake and andmne andBlne
mne and against atn t the District or Co Columbi Columbia
lumbi UI well J Daw80n Williams 1 1counsel is iscounsel
counsel for Kings familY familYZfee familyee
Zfee ee Near Midnight Midnig1ttTh4t
The verdict veo ct oC the e tvroaers > roners jury juryholding furyholding
holding Plek1ord Blake Bane and anduhtord andAshtotd
uhtord criminally re responsible ponalble for the theconaP thecollapse
conaP collapse of the structure was brought broughtin
in hall IID hour before midnight All Allnight Allnight
night a crowd had remained near Ue Uemorgue themorgue
morgue eagerly erly awaiting the result ot otthe ofthe
the jUrys deliberation ns None ot the thdInen themolt
molt held 11 was there but they were aU aUrJpr allrepresented
rJpr represented ted 1y counsel or ftietdaThe trIenda trIendaThe
The six men who eon constituted ututed the jury Jurihad juryhad
had peRt three and a balt alf hours goingover going goingover
over the tatiQlCfty t meny and reachlrc tl11 their theirverdict r rverdict
verdict Nc one had any Idea aa to tohow tohow
how many they would hold and the air 411In airin
In the vicinity of the erstwhile quiet qUIttllOuse quiethouse
house ot the lead < < W8 8ur surcharged harJred with withsuppressed wit h hsupp
supp suppressed excitement When h n the Vr Vrdlct ver verdict
dlct w was brought in the tiIJctd crow crowI crowd crowdflied
flied I Into tilt Wok ltr le hPating lPQlIrg rom and andlitened andlietened
litened t6 the anroJonlnt anroJonlntTho
Tao yprrct WII wits signeai si > IW t > r toner J JJtlUS JRamsey
JtlUS Ramsey < I il t I t i ev1Ag ju juf juConiae1
CJnil Coniae1 lfJ 0n ECVErth Page Faemo
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