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FRIDAY EVF.NING. MAY 13, 1910 Thk actioo of Goreroor Mann jeiitr d?y in extendlng tbe III* of Henry Hmltb threo weeka and the I'tee of Oal vin Jobnson, Richard Pioca and Kujeie DDraey foor weeks wa? unexpected and aurprising f> psople io tbi? cit*. It wa? generally understood that hiiexcel lency wruld coramnto tbe sentencee of tofl four meo. Tnla mpposition wu tasnl upon asaertlocs made by Rlch roond newspaper meo, whoiroaginedtbay hid divlned the goternor'e Intentiona. Tneir X-raye, bowever, were defectlve. The murder for wblch tbeae negroee wtra convioted aod sentpnoed to be electrocuted was commit'ed fourteen rmttas ago, iod tbe nmrderere were cap iiffd two weeks later. The triaU of the meo consumed mo?t of the time of the Cf urt l?t summer and tbreeof them w?re Bentenced to be pot to death io the early fall. Smitb wa? Buba?quently tr >"1 aod be was Bentenced to be eleuro ealfld in the Bfcond week io Jannary. U)vernor da-acBOo posipooed the execu tlon of JohDBon, Pinea a<ad Doreey from time to time, and Uoveroor Mann has followd in his foot t'ps In tbe caiM of all foor. Hi? fxcellency ia probably mctiog on the bekt motivea, and is wtll icig to give counsel for the coodemned men tima io wblch to brlng forwaid anytbiog of importance they may dia coter. He evideot'y balks, howerer, *t electrocotlng tbree men convicted maioly od the evldrnce of a confessed perjuier and a noted criminal wbo bad ?>r?ed time Io tbe penitentlary. Wblle Smith furnished the mitaiial evidence oo wblch Johnflon, Pinea and Doraey were convicted, they were unable to rc futelt-that Ib, titbeaati?faction of foor jutira or to tbe coort. The freqoeot re puliation of Smitb's Btatements com plicated the caae aerlnnly. The go? ernnr, nndcr the circumstancfB, deairea to proceed ceotiously in Boch a Berloui mit eraod willconalder tbe caae in all iU detalla before he gi?es Bnal jadgment. The gnvcrror actfld wUfly oa putponlng tbe day of execnlion of Jobnson, Pln<? and Doraey till a rr tbat of 3mitb, for the latter has tttted that the tiu h wlll never be known in the cwe llll "be takea hia efftt io t'ie elertric chair. fHl prfsldcnt aud Attoroey Ueneral Wlcfceraham are driwn deeply Jnto tbe BallicgT acandal by developmeota yei terday Id tho B*llioger-Pinchot iove?tf gation. la a Mter to OhairmaD Parker, of the Iloone judiclsry commUtep, the attoroey general admlta that hia report on tbe Glavia cbargea wbitewasblrg Bal lioger waa not wr.tten Be|t?mber 11, a'though it beara tbat date. It waa not written until altet tbe pteeident had written hla le,t>r exoneratiog Billinger sod uifmiasiDg Olavia, although it ap peara In tbe rrconl a? tbe basia of tbe preaideDt'a aUioo. The attjrney gen eral fxplaios that bo had ? Ulk witb Prraident Ta?t Septrmber 11, and ga?e bim bd oral opioion on that date and this rpinion he afterward r*>('u:ed to writing. Yet, when Mr. Wickerahaaa waa fir*t charged witb aotedatiog hia opiDtoo, he retuacd to noake any fx planatioo at all, and did not deign to rfler a word on the unrjsct ntt 1 be waa thrrkt'ned with a Msolation io tbe Ildi'e ol R*pre?enUti*e?, demanding that he furnish all docoments whicb ccuid tbrow Hgbt on the m pct. IX'PnUDCVT Kooskveli witb hia asual irk will prohably tu'rank etery onr a?ve the memben of royal /amili a at the 'oneral of Edward VII. Accorditg to the eitabilabed pieceden1 at the OoDit of St. Jamea, apecial smbasiadora take precadence of all am baiaadora re^u'arly accredited to tbr court and, belng tbe apecial reprfaente tive ot thfir cr.vercign*, tank nrxt to tbe relgoing moiarctn wbo may be pria eot At the funeral of EJward VII raoat if oot all of the relgoing monarcU will bP rclated to the dead klng, and w.ll, thrrforr, be membera of tbe rr.yal family. Uoder r.rJIoary eonditiona apecial ambanadora woold raok in ac rordaore w tb the date of the preaecta tioo of their rrtdentiala, t ut in tbe cate of Mr. Roovevelt 11 ia regarded aa higbly probille Ikkl the fact thtt he Ia an ?S'prtaldett will bl taken Into con ? id*ratioo, i.t.il thu he will, tbfrefcrp, rcceiff ptccfdence over all bU col leajura. In the abaence of ctticial in /ormaiion on thia an>j?ct, however, Piriident T?:'t cauifd Mr. Roo?e?e!t'a rrrdeit-al* to be eabled to Amba?eador Reid in order tbat tbey may bc rccelvcd aa carly ;* poaalM?, acd it i? qai:e likely bat tbey will be tbe firat tj be r^cfirrd. A v> iv t.'t Mpcntutoa steaaV0 rnD tkroogl ihe Midid race. Todayii Fri day aiui tM ib'rteentb. Thii fitt alone bai c?u<ed the Anoclation for th? Promo'ion of Viijjioia AntiqaitifB to poitpooe ils aonoal txturaion to Jameatown one day. The ancutl trip ii taken in commemcra tioo of tbe laodiog ef Cap*. Jobn Soith. Tbe ladies, eten the oollltant snflr?gi>ti of tba organiza'.ion, were reBponeihle for (he tfiort to dodge tbe boodoo day. Thkrf. wsb a deniocratic prlmary eleciion lo three of the fonr waida of tbe olty ycaterday for membera of the Oooo moo OcujcH. Oharge tbe reaolt to tbe comel. __________? From YVashiiigton. Tbe Treaanry Department contem platfB making the paper money in amaller eiz?d notea of more artlatic de sigr. Tbe aeianiograph at the W?ther Bj reiu bere recordcd ?n taithqaake wilh Bbocka Its icg ao bcur, begionlng at 3:24 o'clcck eaalern time. Tbe c.fficialB eaiimatwi traat tbe qaake waa about ai ftr dietaot aa Oentrai Ameiica. Tbe rc cnrd ia irucb more diB'inct toan tbat re. cordcd wben Ooata Rica waa devaat-tJd rerently. The time of tha record bere coiocldea exactly witb that made a! Oleveland ontbemachineat St. Ignatiaa' college. Tbe Naval Tog Mohawk according to a report hire, ran down ao aank a ateam lannch from tbe balt'e-ahip Virgioia in Hampton Roadaearly today. TheNava! Department haa recelvednocoofirmation of the report aod it ia not known nhetber tbere are any cama'ties A commHtte repreaectiog tbe oyater packera of Baltimore appeared before tbe Iloose committee on ioteratate commerce today to nrge a favorable report on the Gill bill providlng thtt every can of oyatera mnit have the weigbt plalnly in Bcribed on It. The billa allowa a mia take of five poanda in tbe weight de acrlbed to allow for ehrinkage in the oyatera. Repreeeniat've Mann, cbalr man of tbt committee, informed tbe Bd timoreana that he haa heard of no oppr aition Io the bill which will probabiy be farorably reported. All of the Expreaa Chmpaoies of tbo coontry wtre on trlal tiday, before the ioteratate commerce committee on tbe charge tbat they had a combloation among tbemaelves ti keep np ra'fB and that tbose ratee are in many cases ex cesaive and urjtnt. Tbe beariog waa on a compWint made by B. E. Banbtrg, a ahipper of Minoeapolk Ohalrmao Moore of the Bob-commit lee of the Houae Diatrlct commit'ee, which ia ioveatlgatlng the bigh coat nf living, Bald today that tbe end of hl-a committee laborB is near. The next meeting of the committee, on May 16, wlil be devct?d to local IntereatB. Oo May 24, the m^ject of welghta and meaiu-M wlll be threshed fu', and on May 26, diu<a wlll be diecusied. Mr. Moire aaye he bopes to cloae the In mtlgaticn witb tbe Jone 3, mreiinga and lhat Ibe comralttfe wonld then prepare a bill to correct tbe e?lls ao covered. At tbe oprnirg of today'a aeseion of th? iJilllnger-Pincbot inveatgating com mlt eea, G. W. Pfppar, attorory for Pkchot, went intoan abatiua* di-cuulon of tbe pnblic land policy of Ballioger ar oomparfd to that of former H?tretary Garfield. Thcujh Balllrger denltd having given any deSni e ita ratVlOM to Director Newell or chli f Eoglneer A. P. Davia, of the reclamatlon aervice, to la'in reBtorations rtcimmendations, be admitted tbat tbeir action in n i dofn* no dcubt waa the rerult of bia expres - m1 view on tbia poiot and a?aanoed foli reaponeibillty for tbe ieat >rationa. At tbe end of bia croai-sxamination Mr. Pepper prodused a crpy of a oews paper adveitlaement againat tbe foreatr? a rrice. Tbe defenae r^ade no attempt to diaown tbis methoi of gatberiog mud to discredit tbe forfetry aervlce but Mr. Ballingcr denied personal knowledge of Mr. Our's let'er. Tbe Ittter in part ?ada: When tbe hearlog waa reiumed for tbeafternoonaeBaion H. li. Sshwartz, cbief of tbe fleld dlviaion of genera) land cffice look the ataod. For two boura tbia morning the I> ? ttict committee of Ibe Sena'.e di-cusvd tbe qteation of grantlng a fraocbUe to ;ho Teleport Oompany t. entf r the Dia iric. No declslon waa rracbed, hoa ever. A couference on tbe woid-rulp Urifl aituitlon occnpied Prealdent Taft for a htur th!s aftenoon. Pred 'ent A, N. Burbauk of tbe Itt matinnal Piper Oo., and PretdJe-t Jobn L Norria, and Gao ?>ral Oouneel Jenniogs of tbe Newa paprrs Pmliabers ABaociatlons talked oyer the matter with the preaident. The po^albillty of a reclp o;ity .'a^re'ment wiib Oauada wblch w u'd provide loi the free admiaalon of Cacaiian pulp wood into thia cnuntry waa gone o?er at lenelb. A report recorurapnlinii the paaaagr ofa bill ameudinR the hsnkruptcy a"t w*a adopt ad l>y the Senate committee ou ja<iiciarv to daj. The committ>e will report the Houae bill with xeveral auiendmerjta. The raval tnx Mohawk, ecoordinR to a re? port h'-re, ran down and aaok a stearn lauu h flMB the batlleahip VirginU iu Uamptoo Roada early toilay. Alleged Turkiah Atrocillea. Ojnatantioople, May 13.?Io revenge for tbe 1 aa of buadredsof theircomradea io tbe chmpaigo for the soppreraion of .he Albanisn rovolt, Turklih aoldiera are tu tiag to deatb all rebel priaonera aDd are bulcherinif the noncombatar t? lound in the nndefendrd towna. Tbe atrocitUa,according to today'a dlspatcbea, are tbe woiat ever eommitted on Tnrklth aoil. By meacs of itiperior aitiliery, the iroopa have driven tbe rebeU from their atrongholda. A guerilla campaign on tle part of the rebela ia resnl'inr. They bave rl -d to the billa and tbreaten to prolong the atrnggle indi finlfely. Al ttoogh tbera ate 60,000 Turkiah aoldiera now in Albania, tbe commaudera hare aaked for atill fuitoer reinforcemer.ta. tbeir aim belnir, to rld the entire oouotry of tbe lart ve?t ge of revolf. Heinze Case not Lnded. New York, May i3.-Un>ted Slates District-Attorhey Wiac decUred to<l<iy that the Heinze caae ia not ended. He satd that while he had not fnlly decided iii all probability he would press to trial the charge of conapiracy to iui pedtf the administration of justice for which indlctment.i are on file against Fritz Augnstua Heinze, Otta H'inzc, Sandford Robinaon, a Uwyer and Catloi Warfkll. vice-preaident of the Unit"<l Copper Company, They areal'egedto hsve spirited frotn the luritdiction of the conrt tbe booka of the copper com paay. Frttz Heir/e aaid today that he ia tbrough with Wall street an 1 ia going back to Montana to develop hia mining propertiep. H-; claima his trruhl-s with the law coat him $5,000,000 in depreH ated vaiuea of property and counscl fee?. Killed by an Exploalon. Hamlurg, May 13.?Tbrec railnra were killed and two mortally irjared t - dey by an txploainn on board tbe G?r man torpedo boat S 83, crtming npar Ueligoiand. The fpaael wiil be ? t Ul wrtck. The cauw of the eiplraion ia witbheld. Ttii? isthp taveoth fatal tccident on board veaaela in tbe German na?y tbia year. More bartbquakea. Oletrtiand, Ohlo, May 13 ?Fatber Odenbacb, of 8.. Ignatina' Oollege, tc day reporia au eartfcqmke wbicb be believea ma;t hare taken place in 8ooth Ameiica, probably Ooata R;ca If hia gecgupbical eitimat* ia correct, Fatber Olenbacb ia?a the rectrd iodicatea a mote aeverequike tban that wbicb dc vaatated that couotry a ahoit tiane agp. Tbe main ahock occorred at 2 24:42 a. m , and the maiimuni dialarbaoce at 2:42. BtltinK.rp, Ml , May 13. ?A re?pre lunor of the far.h waa recnrded by tbe se'j'.i >gra|>h at the Jobna Hopkina Unl feraity ai 3:39 a. m , t)day. Dr. Field iog Rfti.1 in charge aaid tbe lioe waypied continuilly'or a conalderable period of time andjal .1:39 a conelderable diaplace ment of tbe needle occurred, gifit g ^evi dence o! a aettre ihock. Ht. Looin, May 13 ? An rartbqaake ahock of 5C minotea duratlon waa record i"\ by the aefamograpb at the S , Lcu'a Unimai'y early tiday. The firat nortb and annth motion of the eartb occurrrd at 2:18 ?. m. The firat eaat and weat ?Otioa ?t 2:22 a. m. Accordiog to Fatber Gjeaia' calcolationa, tbe dir turhancea ceotered 'aomewhere on the wea'ern coaat of 8: u h America. Port Limno, Ooata Rica, May 18 ? The telegram lineat) the ittarior tui denly wcnt ont of comtniaaion early to day. It ia feaied tbat aaotber eartb qaake ha* atruck the diatrict deraatated Iftait wof hr Albany, N. Y . May 13.?Tbe aeia mograph at tbe atate nintu n ipgitl-red nn partbqjuke at 3:15 thla morning The ahock lasted for aboat twn bnura, tte maximnm morement belng at 3.38. It waa of diatant origln poaalbly tkutb America. Ottiwa, Ont., May 1.?-Aaevereeartbquake w<u recorded at the Dominion Obaervatory thia morning. The lirat trernon eauie at 3:07: iS and the dUturhiuire laated over two bour?. The di? tauee to the eeuterof the quake waa entiwted at about 3,500 milea. Sixty-iirst Con/jress. SENATE The climax in the protracted wraogle nver tbe long and ehort bml featnre of tbe admlniatration railroad bill caine in the S'nate today. Uoder an agreement general debate will proceed aa uiual tui tii i ur o'clock, when a rote will be taken nn ihe Dixon ameodmeot, whicb glvea the loteratate Oommerce Oommiealon aa th'.tity U i!e errnioe in wbat inatauces a bigber rate may be cbarged for a ahortjr than a greater di'tacue. I> :yond loor o'clock debet) waa per mlHuable on tbe remaloiog amendoienta of like character. It ia uolikely a con clmion can be reacbed today and a re ce*a will prcbably be takeo tlll lomor iow. The entire satjpct txmt be con ciuded before tdj' tuoment on tbla legU latlve day. The orfginal ioterntat* commerce acl contair.a tne worda "unJer aobatantially ilmilat circnmotancpa and conditlona." Thls aocalled "j ike" gave tbe rallroada lirenac to dtclile rerarding "circnm a a icea and cooditioni" and charge wba' evtr diacriminatory ratra were MOM* aary ti bnild np ooo city at tbe expeoae of an< tber. Tha evil ia declared to hare ?:e<;dtly grown for 27 yrara S vcn amerdmeoivrelating tothe long and aaort hm cUuie are p^nding. Home of tbese irbilrafllf eliminate the alleged ' j ker," leaviog apctiou 4 of theorganic att coi.Uiuiug them otberwlaa uu changed. regalars claim foriy rppahlicaoa a-d flfipen democrata will vote agatcat all of the long and ahort baul amrnd meiidx, tlut leaviog tbe law aa at preaent. Tnpre woulJ be 19 rppubllcaoa aod 18 demorr U fot the cbangp, ahowiog a m?jjiityof 3 again>t the aoieodoneuta The inaurgena admit tbeir defeit bot claim that only 1? dcmocrtti and 89 re pnblicaris will oppoes the cbaogp, mak ing a majoritr of 4. Seuator Hpyburn oprned tho debate today, apeaking at leogtb io aupport of hia own amendmeni, whicb merely etiminatei the aix obooxioua worda from (xit ng law. All of tbe long and abort banl amend men'a were yigorcmly oppoaed by Sena tor Elkloa, who apoke at leogtb. He ridicaled the contwntlon that railroada aeek to bnild np one community at tbe expenae of olhera. Henator II jgh??, rflered an ameod? meot to atrike CtU SpcUoob 18, 14 and 16, which are intended to prevett orrr cupital z t'.on by rfgulatiog the iaaaea of a'of k* aod bouda. It is believed tbla waa pi^pnaed wilh tbe approval of Ssor tor Ald'ich aod tbe regnlar repnblic leaderp, paving the way for tbe fut-ire elimioatlon of tboae paragraphc. HOUSB A charge of b&d fa tb agatost tbe preaidoot aod AtUroey General Wicker ?;iam win madj today by Repreaeottt re lUmaon, ol New York, in withdrawlog hia reaolotion afking for tbe docomenis bearing on tbe Ralliogct-Piocbo'. contrt. veray whicb tbelnveatlgatlog conomittee declined to cali. Mr. Hirriaon impntea improppr motivea to boih officiala. Mr. Fowney rppoaed tbat pcrtlon of tbe anodry civil approprWt on biil ap proprlatog $260,000 for Ibe larifl com miasioD. Programme for Funeral Londoo, May 13?-The offiri-l pro gramm" for the lylog in atats of Kiog Klward'e bodv aod ita transfer from Bu-.kingham Palac-i to Wett-nln?ter Hall and thence to Wiodior was ao oruaccd today. TJst I next Tu'aday tbe body will rcmain ia the throne room of Backingbam Palace and will be viewed prlvately by closeat friends ol tbe roytl family. Tunday the body will be plactd on a gnn carriage and convcyedto Weat mlo't?r Hall. fbia c rt'ge wlll be ar cand io btiilancy only ti tbe funeral ptoceaalon on nrxt Friday. K-ng Gsorge and all tbe f reign aovertljos aod r p reaeotattve*, ioclndiog Mr. Knaeveit, will ride behind tbe body. FjHowing ihrm will come tbe qu>eo motber, H jeen Mary and tbe otber women of the m uralog party in cmiagta. At 4 p. m. on Iu-aday tbe tubllc lyiog-ic-Uite wtil begin and will cootini> nu'.il Fri? day morning, when tbe coffin will be finally closed. Tbe faneial pocesalon from WVatmios'.fr Hall to Paddingtoo atation will likely rtatt at 10 o'clock Friday morning. Arrlviog at Wlndaor, 25 milca Irom London, tbe body will be takroitooce ti Bs. G>orge'a Chapei, wh<ra brief funtral aer?ic?a -jIII be beld, atter wbich the bcdy will be placed la tbe magoiflcfotmmioleam at Frogmore, in tbe bome paik of Wicdaor O-ttle. deoator Diek'a name goea oo tbe hailot for ridora'oient aa a (ecatorial caodidate in tbe primaries io Ohio next Toeaday. Tbe Sa preroe Conrt at Olumbua from tolay deolined to oonaider a ujOt;ou to hftTe I>iok'_ nanie kect ttt thr b.l'n: he.-a-e of the faet tbat it waa liot riled earlier. The court aaid the actiou ahouJd hava baen begaa lurty day* ago, The Proposeii Amendment. [?Jpecial diapatrh to the Alaxaudria Uaxette] Richmond, Va , M?y 13 ? Gavernor Mann eald taday tbat be wcu'd certify to tie aecretary of ttate of the Uoiied gtitea tho action or non-action of tbe latt geoersl aatembly oo tbe income tax amcndment. Advocat't of tbe amend meot who propoa* to bricg up tbe aab? ject at tbe cexl afaaioo. do not oelieve the governor haa tbe rlght to ceitWy that V.rgi'ia haa aeted finallv. Speaker B;rd ratd tbia affrcoon tbat tbe gover o.r'a action will ni t preveot the oext legiala'tt'e ftom aciiog aa it may see fit, tboagh be periooally opposed to tbe ameodmect. News of the Day. It waa foted lo the Beoate yeatjrday to mect at 11 a. m. daily, bfgloniog Mooday. Tbe Hooee yeaterday paiaed tbe reao. lution calllog on the attoroey general for iaforsaiion with refereoce t j proaecatiooa of cottoo aod wheat poola. Henry Wtllard Reed, one of Waeh iogton'a be?t known real eatate men, died laat night at bia home In that city. Mra. Eliza Jaoe Wilder, widjw of tbe Re?. Royai G. Wilder, aod for nrre thao 60 yeara a mtaaiooary in Indla, re ceoly died at lalampur, Bombay, lo her eigt ty-nioth year. Withoot ? word of debata tbe Maaaa c\ metta Beoate yeaterday kllled the Hi me leaolutlon placing MataacLutetta on rtcord in farcr of the electioa o> Uoit'd Statta aenatora by direct rote. Tbe Raaaian goveromeot Ia preparing a favorable reply to Becretary Koox'a propoaal for a permaoeo'. ciurt of arbi tral juatlce tbrcugh an exteoaion of the jarladiction of tbe iotunatlooal prlza court. Mr. Rioeevdt will be preaeoted to King Gaorge V abortly after bia arrival in London eariy next Monday motn iog. Arraogements to tbia enJ ba?e beeo made at tbe wiah of hia majeatj, wbo rxpreaaed the dealre, tbrnush tbe Americao Ambaaaador, to aee tie >arm ar preeident at tbe earlieat opport'inlty. Mra. lUrriaoo Wbite, of Oatlette bnrg, Ky., a young bride of two weeka, ended ber life yraterday eveoiog at Hootiogtoo, W. Va., by aeoding a bnl let tbrongh her heart. A few wetka rgo Mri. Wbite waa graotfd a dirorce from her tir-t buabiod, Lewia Howell. Tbeo ?he accepted tbe baod of Mr. White, ao eager aoitor. She waa a member of a promioeot Boyd Kfaftf famtly. Mra. 0. W. Morae reacbed Atlaota yeaterday, accompanled by Misi Morae, aitt>r of the coovicled baoker. Thay were met at thetrain by W. H. Vitbam, an Atlaota baoker, wbo Ib greatly io t re-trd In Morae, aod taken in an auto blle to tho peoitentlary, whero tiey had a long ioterview w tb the priaooer. Morae wa? delfgb'.cd to ese hia wife and aiater. I11 ia a.ili oearlng up well. EviJeoee of or|>>aition to tbe movt meot to make Keprpsentativo Ohamp Olark ipeaker of tbe Mouae in the .rent of a democratlc vlttiry nex'. fall deyeloped yiaterdayon toe mloority side. The anti Olark movrmeot haa pxU.ed ever aioce tbe yigoroaa rating which tbe minority Irader gave to thoae democrata wbo voted witb Rapreeentative Fltz gerald (ut a rerialnn of the tulea at the beginning of the S xtj-firat 0 >ogrtai. Frilz Angoatad Heinze waa acqaitUd in New York, of chaigea cf miaapplylng ?he fooda of tbe Mercantile N;l onal Btuk wbile he waa prealdeot of tbe in aiitntlon in 1907, aod be waacletred of the charge of orer-certiftiog tbe cb?cka of hia brother'a firro, O to Heicza A Oo. A jary In the criminal brar.ch of tho Uoited Btatea Oircirt Ooort, after a trial laatiog oearly ihree weeka. fiuid him nitguilty at 9:60 o'clock laat oight, aod be waa dlacbarged. The G. orgia cou' t of appeala wec t oo rec ord yeaterday aa upboldiogtbeanwrlttea law, declariog io et!*ct tuat a buahand haa a rlght to kill in order t > aveoge au loault to hia wife. The deciaioo waa reodercd in the caae of Frank Roaai, of Rim", wbohtdbreo convlcted for kill iog Fraok Hirrla, aod aentenced to 20 yeara in the peoiteotiary. Boaai bad a yonng and beaotiful wife, wbo attracted tbe aitentho of Harrla. Roaai heard of it two daya later, and abot H.rrla ti daatb. The lower conrt charged the jury that Roaai bad oo rtghl t? kWI Har? rla, ereo If tbe latt-r did icanlt Mra Roaai. The conrt of appeala de-id a that ibejulge erred iu tbia charge, aod givea Roiai a oew trial. 7HE MErHODI.-<r*. BiBhop Alplena W. Wi?>n preslded at tbe aeiaiooa of tbe G.neral Uooferenca of tbe Mefaodiat Epfacopal Oburch Soutb io Asheville, N. 0., yeaterday. Tbe mott iraportant coromiltet) nj.nt received waa tbat concerring in a meroo rial aikiog tbat the lay repreaerta'.lon io tbe annnai conference be iocreaaed t>lnc!u1e one lay dalfgate from eacb paatoral cbarg% tbm aecarlng tqial lay and clerical reprretntation. Dnring ihe cooaldrration of the rt poit of the Suoday achool couimlttee tbere were aevtral warm diacatfllont. Toe report, aa fioally adopted, after varioua amendmenta had been f t d down, privldea f(;r 30 per cen'. to go to toe Suoday S.hcol Board and tbe reat to be r tiined by the Annoal Ooof?r ence l? >ard. A memorlal rcgarJing the eiminia tration of tbe Lird'a tnjptr once in three mioths io>t'ad of once n month met with non-cootu-renca in Ihe com? mittee on reviaa'-. An df.rt to aub atltnte tbe wcrda "cburch of God" in atead of "Doly Oathohc Orurch," io tbe creed met wilban uofavorable report from tbe aame comm't'ee, and It ia aald tbe con.'er'oce will amttin tbia action. By a ruiog vote, tbecooferonce adop* td the r?p:rt of the committee on tem peraore lodortiog the Mtller-Curtla bill peodlog in (Jongrce* prchib ting th'p meota of Iqoor into probiblthn tet rltory. Tbe reaointion aettiog Mondar, May 16, aa tbe time for begioniDg the Epia copal elcitona waa adopted. The aecrctary ann uiced tbat tbe biabop had app inted J. M Oole, E. V. Regeater, W. N. Ainawcrth, Orted F. Batea a*:d 0. A. Ireland aa a committee 'o aelect tbe place for the next general confereoco A favorable repoit waa made opin the memorlal from tbe Btltimore Oon fereoce aaking tbat a apecial committee of tbree be appoioted t > aonotate the ducipline befira anctber volame Ia pobliabed. Tttw Market. Uacrgatowa, 0. C, May U- Waaai ku-*u Virghiia News. In tbe dtmjcratic primary Io Lynch bnrg yeaterday thr<>e caudidatea for re electian were defeat'd. Franc'a 0. Fitihogb, aged 75 ycart, a rct red mtrchant, diedanddenly io Obar lottwville yeaterday of heart diieaae. Theoineteeutb aonual eoaveotion of tbe Iiavf!er5' Proteuve Aatoclailoo opeoed at S:aunton today witb a large attiudeoce. A. Hensford Wallace and Miaa Lula Braxtoo were married In Frederlckabnrg latt n'gUat ih ? home of tbe bride'a br ther-iu-Uw, Mr. 8 S. Bradford, by Rev. Dr. R. J. McBryde. The debate between Vaoderbilt and Virgloia, beld at tbe Unlvetalty of Vlr ginia laat nigbt, reaulted In a viotory for Virgloia, the vote atandlng two to one. Mra. David Fraoklin, of Big 8:one Gap, waa probably mortally woanded Wedneaday oight by ber butband, who then ahot himBelf tbrough the bead, ra snltlog fatally.btcanae of fallure Io eflect a recoociliatioo aft-jr eeveral mootba' aeparation. When Judge T. W. Harriaon went to Woodstock tbia week to hold the Oireait Uourt of Snenandoah cuunty it waa fouod neceaaary to contloue praotically every caae on tbe docket, owlng to the abaeoce of M. L. Walton, a prominent attoroey. Mr. Walton ia intereated in all tbe caaea on the dookat and the coort waa In aeaaion only a day. THE BAPTIB18. The aecond day'a aeaaion of tbe Soutbera Biptlat Oonveotion In Balti more yeaterday Indicated that that braoch of the church Ia preparing to aever ia connectton witb all Inter dpnomination movementa, except the laymen'a miaaionary movement. A committee waa reqneated to out line a new ayn.-m of Banday-sohool booka t) replace the Interilenomloa ttonal onea, whicb were orltiolaed in a report placed before the convei t on. Rer. George, W. McDaolel, of Rlch mood, in an addresa, eaid the Biptleta lacked orgaoizatlon aod an adeqiute flilaaion p iltcy and expreaaed tbe bope that Mr. Jobn D. Rockefeller will work ont a plan for them wbich would make tbem aa atroog apirftutlly aa tbe HUod arJ Oil Oompaoy ia oommerclally. Tbe plaoa of cmnmit eea now con sidering varinoa prcj?cla tend to adviae, It Ia aaid, that tbe tootbern Baptiata aeek tbe broadi-r fleld of tbe natloo. The New Mt xico aitaatloo oommittee will alviae goiog ioto that territory whicb baa prevlomly been under nortb ern Baptiat j lrurtlctloo. It Ia onde^tud that |400,000 will be approvtd by tbe committee for home miaaion wotk. Abnit 126,000 waa raiaed for the Botithern Ba[ t at Theoluglcai S?mlnary, at Loaia?ille, in a 15-minate coHeodon. Prealdent Jo'hui Levering gave $6,000, hia brother, Mr. Engeoe Levering, gave $6,000 aod an aoonymtiH donor, aaid t) be a Baltimoreao, alao gave $6 000, Tbe oonvention vcted to contlr.m the work of the Biptlat Yonng People'a Unlon of the aoutb. Tbia conveotlon Ia tbe largeat ever Ke'd by the B tuthero Baptiata. There are 1 608 delegatea attnoding. The Boathern Baptiat Theologl cal Heutoary ia to be remored to tbe aurburbs of L u avllle, Ky. Tbe en croacbment of the baaioeaa houaea about ita property haa ]made tbia atep oeceaaary. Rev. Jobn H. Shakeepeare, of Great Britain, and a relatlve of the Bard of Avoo, attended tbe nigbt aea? aion. A large oumber of the delegatea to? day will Inapect one the large Imm'grant ahipa in the batbor. At tbe aeaaion of the Woman'a Baptiat Miaaionary Unlon In tbe afternoon 1,000 women lurat ioto t->ara it the aigbt of aeveral immlgraota who were takeo to the cburch and who are u be de poitad. Tbia mornloga J?eaalon of the con. vention waa maloly devoted to tbe con aideratlon of home ralaaion. Rer. Dr. Burrowa reporter that there waa a geoe ravl incrpaae dtirlog tbe paat year of $111,t)0 for tbe home aod forelgn rali aion boarda. iMachinlat Kllla loaptctor. Phlladelphla, May 13 Orerwbelmed witb rage G <orge Sjhofleld, aged 46, of Bridgeton, N J., a macbtoiat In the Graenwioh round honae uf the Penneyl vania Railroad, early today arlz)d a hammer aad with it attacked Wllllam Kayarr, aged 23, an inapeotor A ter rific blow on tbe head crmhed tbe yonnger man's aku'l and be died In a hoipltal a few houra later. A biltsr qaariel bttween tiemen, dnrlngwhlcb SchoSeld accnsed Keyser of breaking a eteam pipe wblle making an ioapectlon, led t. the mnrder. Schofield waa ar raated. IHK EAGLE8. At tbemeeticgin Richmond yeaterday a>. the alate conveotlou of tbe Frat rnal Order of Eiglea tb. fnllowing officera were eiected : W. R. Brawn, Norfolk, preaident; Jobo B. Gravea, Olifton Forge, vlco prea'deol; T H.Sm!th,8 u h Riobmood, cbapla'o; E. B Peaco, Staooton, inalde gnard; John VV.Moore, S uh Rlcbmood, oatalde gnard; John P. Flood, Porta monih, treaaarer;GeorgeHenoafer, New port Newe, aecretary; Trnateea: C. 8. J ibnaon, R anore; Jamea A. Sbaw, Port?oaru'b, and M. Alher, Norfolk. Tbe cfxt conveotlon will be held at Hamt.t d the aecood Taeaday in Juoe, The Roosevelte in Berlla. Berlin, M?y 18?Former Preaident Rooaevelt followed np bia recent Inveitl ^ation nf tbe Daoiab Nallooal H >me for 0!d People, cooc*u!ttd wbile be waa io Oopeobagen, by viaitlog tbe model poor houa' e, homea for old prople and loaaoe aayluma in tbe envlroos of Berllo. Tbe trip waa made in an aotomobiie and uc der tbe guidaoce of tbe hargomeialer. Mr*. Kocaavelt aod Mlaa Ethal apent tbe forenoon in bnyingmonrulng dreaaea to wrar at Kiog Edward'a looeral. Knocked Down.by ao Automobile. Parla, May 13.?Ex-Preaident Loobet waa koccked down by an aotomobiie tc day wbile croaalng tbe Pont Ntu'. For b time it waa tbtujbt, he waa aerioualy li jared and be waa rnahed io bia home In tbe Roe Daete. Ezamloatioo, how ever, diacloced that be was not ao badly boit [COMMUNICATKD. ] R'pablica are ongratefnl; but O yoa wanlii -V ??? *)?????????????????? vM?MHMMT t f Clothing. | Inspect our spring ? models of men and ? boys' clothea. See ihe comfortable kind of Underwear l we are handling New arrivals in Mannattan i Shirts Kaufmann Bros. CLOTHIERS, 4C2-405 KING STREET. tMMMvMMMMMMMMMTMMMM liot Weather Comfort You don't need to be un comfortable this summer. Uae electricity for light iny, it will not heai up the room Use ao electric fan to cir culiire the air Electricity is safe, cleanly and economical. Let us prove it Alexandria Electric Co. 524 Kiog Slreet UBUTCHER A full line of the finest fresh vegetables <in and out of season) are always on display at ei'her of A. J. Butcher's two produce stands in the City Market. BELL PHONE 34. FOR SALE.-9IDE LINE for $100 pay?n(? 25 per cent. a mooth raqairiai 1 hour par wtek arork. Ad-ieaa "timiplex." mayl. 3l*> Celabratiag Heloze'a Acquittal. Butte, Moot, Mav 13.?Tbe mpply of "morning after" roatora'ivea waa qaickly exbaoH d hern today. Batte had atqalred tbe large?t headache In ita hlstory, following ita celebrit1 ???' ot tbe ecqoit al of Frltz Augoatoa H"i:za, in New York. It will be aeveral daya before the city reaomea ita normal conditiora. Tb'uaanda of coogratalatory tslegrama were sect to Heieae today, aod invitttloca to "oome back home where you are appreciated. Ooe featare of the celebration waa tbe hanglng of Diatrirt Attoroey Heory A. Wlse, wbo proaecated Heioze, In eflgy from a telegraph pole. EIGHT DROWNED. Bix girla and two boya, mcmbera of the graduttlog and the junlor claaaea at tbe Huotlngton Milla Hgb Bcbool, 16 milee from Wilkee Barie, Pa., were drowned yeaterday aftemnoo in a mill pond netr tbe achool. Four other boya maoaged to reach ahore and aave theai aelvea. Tbe drowned were all between 16 aod 18 yeara old, aod bad been boay duriog tbe moroing prepariog for tbe gradaatlng exerciaea. The popila came to the achrol from aome diataace ind carried laocb. After thia had been eateo at noor, a party of the older onee, alx girla and afx hoyr, prrpoaed golog fof a rnw oo tbe old mill pond. Tbey embarked in two boala abcut 1 o'clock. Fifteen iniaatea after ward eigbt of tbem weredead. Tbe accldent waa ceuied by fha occn panta of one boat engagiog In ekrlark log, ataodiog up and rockiog II until it capa'zed. Tbe other boat came to tbe reacm when thoae in the water over torned tbe frall craft in ait?mpiiog to get loto It. ODD FELLOWB. The three daya' aeaaion of the Crand Lodge Independent Order of Odd Fel lowa of Virginia came to a cloae in Dan ville laat nigbt after one of tbe most tn tereating and 1-trgely attended conven tiona ever beld. Lynchbnrg waschoaen aa the next tneeting place. The Grand Lodge elected C. H. Lumslen and Sarn uel Beinor, of Lynchburg, to fill vacnn ciea on tbe board of trustees of the Odd Fellowa' Home at Lynchbnrg. Ahout Ji?,uoo was raiaed tbrough tbe-lodgea for tbe maintenance of the home. The Rebekab Aaaembly, n woman'a auxilliary to tbe Odd Pellows, yeaterday elected the foilowing officere: Preaident Mra. Eljen Seaborn, of Portamoutb; Vice-Preaident, Miaa Lucy Harlow, of Sianton; Grand Warden, Mra. Da<ay Jonea, of N'orfolk; Secretary Mra. Ola Bnnch, of Lyncbburg; Treaihrer, Mra. Anna McCoy, of Norfoik. A large number of membera of the Grand Lodge who were returning from the meeting in Danville, atopped in Lynchburg yeaterday and apent the day at the orphanage an 1 Old I'oiks' Home, whicb are maictained by the Grand Lodge. G!aoce over the iiat of HiSh Grade gbota aold excludvely by aa : J. ?% T, Oooaioa, Queen Quallty, R;d Oroaa, Llnder Sbo. Oo , N. Heaa & Bro. (Tbe Heaa), Taylor % Oo. (Taylor Made), Broctoo Oo. Operetlve Oo., V7alk Ovar, Regal, Ejcelalor Shce Oo. aod maoy otbera. J. A. Mefhall A Bro. 4-2 x-log etrect, ?>EMERALD If the Stork came in May If Old Mr Stork brought your friend into this world some month of May? You ought to get him or her an Emerald For? "Who nrat bebolda the lifht of day lo Bpring'a aweet flow'ry month of May, Bhall wear au Kmerald all through iife." And bestof all-Emeralds are so reaaonable in price that you can afford tbem as gifts, or to wear yourself We want you to see the rich deep coloredFmeraldfl we have bere. All sizes, shapes and prices to suit every taste aod purtae Sauoders & Son, 629 King Street. WANTFD. RO'>M in private family with board pr ferred, hy ynuog inan. Can give be? ref'ereuees. Addreaa P. Gaz< tte Ofhee. raayl3 3t* FOR RENT. DF.SILABLK HOIT8R, I mniw, cellar water, aidealley. large yard. $10 a mootb Immediata ro?aPHiior>. Ad<lr?t> Dffcirahl Houae, Gaxette Oth:e. ni*yl3 5t L08T.?Thuraday night on Roval atreet i I'KARL BROOCH. SuiUhle rewar< for :tH returti to 217 aoutb Ro>al Blreet. PROP08ALS.-Propr.tiU will be reeeivt until noon WedntR'lay, May V5, 1910, i thet'ity Fugineer's o&Ve for the followi. work at tbe Lee Hchool for girla 1 Sf tting granite enrb iu conrrete and lij ing guttara. 2 Uradiug and laving concrete aide walkt 3 Orading and aurfacing the lot. 4 Manuring the lot. 5 Plowing, rolling, harrowing and aowir.; the lot with grana aeed. Plana and BpeoinVatitna can he aeen at th ottice of the City Fogiueer. Heparate piopneala are reqnired for ea item of work and the uommittee rrmrvea Ik right to rej ct any anu all propoaali, pnd '? award the Jifierent itema to dinVreot hiddeM LAWEKNCEHFABLER. Chairman Committee flouaea and Furoitun of 8cbool Board. oatyltwt. We have received the las| shipment of the celebratet Country Ham: They are the kind that make yoi healthy and Iengthen your davi We have SPRING CHICKENS an( BAKING FOWLS and a full line of SPRING VEGETABLES We do not carry spec alties fo Saturday only, hut you can fini what you want atourplat e even day in the week When you an having difficulty in obtainin; what you waut just ring 167 Brl phone and we will aupply yoi witbout any trouble FRESH MEATS, EGG< and BUTTER. CarterBro^ 1023 King Street. rnay'3 St Tbe San Franclaco Earthquakr. Han Fiaociaco, Oai , May 13 - far aa c u!d be learned today no damr. waa done by the ear'bq uke, whlcb ari felt tbrcnfbfu. ihia aectloo iate ia night. There waa oae beavy ab'd followed by aeveral ligbter ooea. Obarged with grave mlacondoct lc ward a iuvber ot yooeg girla, oio men are t. day onder iodittaaeot t>y tfc graod jury in Worceater, Maaa.