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FRIDAY EVENING. ~JNE 24 That the United BUtea ia facing Uie mori aarioua crkaa ia it- biatorywaa lhe declaraUon of W. C. Brown, preeidenl ,,f the Ne? york Central ayatem, in a M-nsati..nairad.|i - delivcred yeaerday at thetwenty-Arat annual eonventionof the Minnesota State Banket-.' Aaeocia tion ai St. I'aul. Hedeclared thal the food conaumption of the nation i- rap ?iu eaceeding ita produetion, thal ihc g?id wpplj i increa ing, w thal iu porcbaaing powei ii being materiallj redueed, and that tbe devekipmenl of the faraas of th.- country i- tl"' moat imperative problem now before the ua ,,??. if tbe converging linea ..f pro? duetion and coii-iin.pti..n in th'. United BUtea ...ntinue t.. approach eaeh othei as thej have during the laal tl.? yeara," be said, "before th. middle of thedecade u.which we IKIV1. j?st entcrci has been reached, the laM reeael loaded with agricultural productaof thia country will bave left ohi ahorea, th.' graal grain exporting elavatora in our ?eaboard citiea will ,,and e.upiy, and thia greal nation, likt. ,i??. ,,f the old worM, will Im looking wiih anxkmaeyeafor a place t.. I,1IV the neeeaaariea ?.f lif-'- When the dav comea thal thia nation faibto pro doce siilli.-i.-nt tood to eupply our own lH..,ple, When we no lOOget scl.d thc productaof our farma ahroad bringing l.a.l thegoW from foreign nationa what will he the coal "f !""'? '" l,,ia country, and wbere will thc money come fi.'in i" nieet iln- c.-t_; _g waa etated veaterday the repori of the Seoate committee appointed lo roveatigate the high coal of living wa* preeented lo the Senate thal day oator Lodge, chairman, whoaaid that the ultimate conaumer ia a myth. The committee declarea thal increaacd ptieea are dueto many cauaea to in I coal of produetion, lo trusta, combinatioM of aellers and coW atoi age pJauta, e\pcti-ne methoda of dia tril.uttou. bul ii! no senae to apecial privilege legialation or the intentional lailute of Congreea to aafeguard the pufalie againat exactiona and depreda An attempl waa made toprove thal the Aldii.h lariff law haa had nothing whatever to do with any increaaea in pricee, and alao thal none of the ad xaii.es in the laal ten yeara haa been attnl'iital.le inany senaeto tanfl iniqui ti.s. The committee ahowa a readinewi to blame alni.>-t any one or anythin . ezcept legialation foi the apecial inten ats and the abuaee which have been buill upon such legialation. Becauae of this the report, while it will funii-h material for diseus.sioii and may produce BUg gestions by whi.h exiating evila can !?? fouirht. is bardlya valuable contribu tion t.. the literature of preeenl day eeonomks, but ia a potitical documenl Intended t?> belp the reactionary (orcea iu the ooming caiupaign. ALTHOUOH Hall.y'- i-Minei is now out of atgbl and many hundreda ..f mil liooa of milea away from thc eartb, echoea from ihe wanderer are atill beard. The prevailing bol wave is laid at ita door by many aweltcring mortala. Bupenrtitioua f>.lk in the neigbborbood of Gettyaburg, Pa., be lieve that the recent visit of lhe coiiut is affecting the growth <>f vegetablea aud Riaiii. One farioer exhibita a radiah baving a tail "<> inchea long. Pea poda si\ inches in length are com mon, ahilepata areaaid to beof unuaual aaae, "Oornet egga" are >.. numeroua that they are no kmger a curioaity. The record i- otie baving a lail -i\ inchea ia lenmh. Thk Bwiae, ao a Paria paper reports, uivent all kinda of curea to attracl visi tors to their country. .'n-t now il is the asparagus cure tn Valaia. Tiianks to alluvium, there ia aa abundance .>f itsparagus in the land of the Rbone Valley, and looa areexportedtovarioua fountries of Burope. The curea begin iboul lhe end of May. and tbe patienta make aaparagua their principal dtet. Meat ia rigiousiy beniehed It iswide lyheialded that thia vcfetaiian diel ba BKMt effeetive cleanser of the BJ und uioieover the eure has ch. :\\ reeointtietid it. FBOM WA8HINGTON. ,Correspoudeueeof Ale\ indv. i Oaaette A delegati'on reprtaenting the United .Mine tVorken of Lmerica called on ihe pre>ident toda] to tfrge the aelec ttonofDr, JohnA, Hohneaaa the head , f the newly create I bureau of mini s The rVilfajatiori tir--, urgi d lhe selection of David Boaa foi tbe poat, bul being informed thal he waa diaqualified, through lack of certain teohnical train ing. they urgcd Dr Holmea The Vanderbih family waa today eariched to tbeextenl I which was made due when the Benate | the naval claitna bill. II.> yachi Oaprice, belobgingto A.C, Vanderbih, eoUided witb a naval barge in the har bot of Kewport, A claim for damagi s was tiled and the ainount indicated jUlo\VPf|, AJanro 1'. Garrett, Anierteaa conaul in Lar do, infornie I the St:il< |),-p.iii.Ill yeaterday thal Weodluig, tbe iiiiming janitor who ia wanted ln l.i,ui-\illf autlmritles for t e inurder of Alm.i Krllner has beenlouated between Niiivi. Laredo. which iaontbeafexican Bordei and Banantonio, Texaa. Tlu informattou waa leJegiapbed to the Louiaville authoritiea. The aearcfa inii.-t be undertaken by Texaa offlcteJa aa tbe8tate DeparUnenl naa.no juris diction in thi> territory. Bicbard Parr who haa baan awarded 00 foi hi> pari in diaooverlne, the fraudulenl underweighlnf of the sugar truate al Naa Vork and who was bere yeaterday to oollect tbe money will have towail until nexl aeaaiofl of Oon gn aa lo aecure the full ambunt Comp troller Tracewelll today decided that the only money available waa that in the moiety fuuda which now ia barely over 110,000, lt ia probabni thal Itati suni will be tiinird OVer to 1'arr but tne lial.itirr ol the aword will have to be eppropriated by Congreaa at Ita nexl -.- ion. Preaidenl Tafl turned his energiea toda) towards patching up the differ fiH-if- between the Houae and Senate in the reclamation bill. When th< Houae \oi.d 120,000,000 in bonda for the conipletion of reclamation projeeta a proviao waa inaerted thal the money dioiild only be available on projeeta ap 1 tiret by army engineera, and mt-oiid by the preaident. In the Bea ate thia proviaion was changed so aa to r_M\, ihe executive greater freedom. ln ,?.,i,i, i. in f the matter has developed Preaident Tafl had tbe oon ? ihi w hite Houae today for luncheoii, aud ia trying to pave tbe way in ti?- Houae for the adoptiou of the s natf iiiiiiiduii-m. Thoae at thi luncheoii were Benatora Lodge, Bmool and Bailey and Beprcecntativea Payne, D.i'i/ill nnd Clark. Jturi before tbe Cabiuet the executive had a talk on the aame aubjecl with Bpeaker Oannon. II, al-o >riit the White Houae auto? mobile for Benator Benator Hale, with wliom healao diacuaaed the matter. I iif interatate commerce commiaaion today decided thal it has no authority or juriadiction iti Alaaka, bolding thal Alaska ia nol a territory ->f tbe United Rtatoa in the aenae in wbichthal phraaa ig u?ied in the acl regulating commerce, The deciaion is a roluminoua docu ment. lt n lievi - theafqrgan-Guggen beira railroad and abiplinea in Alaska of auy auperviaion by the commiaaion. Tlie rifi ision of the comroiaeion thal it has no juriadiction over tranaportation in Alaska ia baaed upon the failure ol c.re** to eatabliah a legielative form ,,f governmenl there and conaequent)} it i,maiiis an unorganued territory or diatrict. Contracts for four submarine boata of ali >ul 160 tons each were awarded U> daj bj Becretary M< yer. One will go , , he likf Torpedo B ?al Co. and the ,, her three to the Electric Boat Co, Owing to the preaenl diatribotion of eubmarinea the Becretary of the Navy i- conaidering the queatton of having three of theae boata oonatructed on the Pacific coasi and the fourth on the At lantie coaat. N'o formal application haa been made to ibe State Departmenl for the ex tradition of Porti r Charlton, according to the siaieineiit of one of the offlciaia today, Although the aecretariea are extremely reticenl in diacusaing the situation, it is ijuite evidenl that the laugle ariaiug out of the arreal of the fugitive liriaiiM' of thr- diaagreemenl i? tween tlie two countriea over the ei tradition treaty ia abaorbing much at t, ntion. If the Italinn governtnent, eontrarj to the courae il has alwaya foi lowed in the ca*c of ita own citiaena, aaka for Charlton'a extradition the >le mand will be made by the charge of the liahan Embasay who is reported to be in Nr u Vork in peraonal charge of i-asf. After tin- conference reporl on the general deflciencj bill waa adopted in the Benate today, Senatoi Hale, con Bdently pnnlicted thal Congreaa would ndjourn either tomorroa afternoon oi f.nl> Monday morning. Benator lioiali. doubted whetber a concluaion would be reached so aoon. He aaid the reclamation bill aml aome other meaanrea of greal intereel to the wesl were still out, II, believed tberc would be no ad joiiiiiineiii until they become lawa. Tbe adjournmenl of Congreaa haa never been dclayed by n conference report, Mi Hale fsaid and Mr. Borah hoped it would provc tin,- in tlii^ ca-f. Mr. ll.ili plcdged liimaelf thal the greal ap propriation billa would nol delaj ad joiiinineiit aml intereeted aenatora slioiild -ff that their reporta were pre pared in time. A return to nearly normal weather coiiditioii.H fni the nexl tbirtj ?i> boura i- the L'lad promiae held oul today by the foif.a-.ifr at the Weather Bureau. Tlie l-iitiifi white alave bill paaaed the Benale this morning withoul oppo nitiitn nnd withoul commenl from any iiuart( i This bill providea for tbe pro lection i'f girla in the Diatricl l>y inak ing jKiiidering, detention without con Bcnt, aud trnffic in women a crime, punishnble by a priaon aentence or 11.- iv v tiiif. The Benate aubcommiltee to invea tigat*1 the Lorimer charges decided to iu, ,i in Chicago, Beptember 10, The fatn 'ii leak" cases came practically to :? cioac today when f guilty were entered by afoaai Haaa, ol New York City, and Fred erick Peckbam, of Cincinnati, 0, il wai flned $<<A\) nnd Peckbam 0 by Ju8tice Oould in the Db> trici Criminal Cour, Thay admitted that they were techntealry guilty of having conapired to cauaa miaconducl iu oftice on tbe part of Kdwin S. Holmea, jr., who. in 1906, waa a* ' statiatii lan in the Interim I>i - ii nt in i harge of the cotton re porta An indictmenl atUl itandi ag^inat Holi aaare to Commandar Prank K Hill. of the Marietta, and l.i. ui Wiliifit Smith and a li tter of oaution to Lieul Paul Dampman, were signed todaj b) Bi irctary of the Navy \|, <? eaull of the tindings of the courl ol inquiry which reported theae thri, oflicera guilty of oertain derelic tiona in duty. bui reoomnjended that, in vi( w of the publicity given the ih ti.i.nt. no furtht r judical proceedinga be taken, bnl ih-it h be r^anaured, The Bureau of Narigation, in reviewing I the nndinga recommended that the cenaure m thecaseof Lieot. Dampman tbe modifled toa lettei ol caution. The ?ecretary acted ln accordance with thia recommendatiou and aenl <mt letten toda/i The chargcs of BCandal in the adniin istration of fhe puhlie latids of tbe I'hilippine Uandaara lo be iaveetij l.y a f'..iit;re.-sioiia! eoiuioittce. Th Houae comaaittee on inanlar nffair*. t., day favorahly reported to the Houae a re-solutioii providingfiir it. 61ST. 0ONGRES8 HENATE. The Houae joint leaolulion creating a universal peace cornmjaaiori waa paaaed by the Setiate today. It has been (reqoeotly inliniated that ex-President Roosevelt will he nuuk the head of this oommiaBion, It is proposed to perfect an inlcrnaliotial disariiiamcnt plati l.y which war will 1* prevented, The life ..f ihc commiaaion will run 2 years and *>10,(MK) was ap propriated for its ezpenbea. The Benate paaanfl thc Houae joint r s ilution anwtnting a joim congreaa ional coniniittee to ioveetigate the quee ttoti of cmployes' liahiiity and work men's compen.satioii :111?? I to auggeat sueh legialation as maybe neceaaary. A hill was paaaed regulating the l<>s> on third and fourth claaa regiatered naail matter, It ia provided that in ilemtiitication may he made on th.se two ela-ses iu a suni ii"t exceeding $2"). The Houae bill relieving th.- aub treaaurer at8t Louieof reaponaibility for the loss by einlie/./lctiiint of $7:1. (mm) ofgovernmenl funda waa paaaed. Senator La Follette introduced a reaolution directing th.- Interatate <''>ni meiee ('oinllii.-sioti to iuvest ig.ite alid reporl t>. the Benate tbe coal >.f buikl ing, inaintaining and operatioii postal mai! cars. The Setiate adopted a resolutioii offered by Senator Qore inatructing the apecial committee doiailed to iu veetigatc the adminiatration of thc police ordeal "third degree" by judi eial and police authorlty, lo ajao in quire into the alleged crueltiee per pretrated during ihc Creek-Indian town lot sales. A bill for the relief of sueh soldier and tailoraaa aorved during tbe wir uuder aaaumed naniee or aa minon Waa passed. A plan is provided by which they may e^tal.ii-h their identity and gain a penaionable Btetua. In a reporl bp thc Benate today Mr. Lod^e said that the conference com? mittee on the bill for tlie isslle of bonda for th.- reciamation aa . rice had been unable to agn e upon the provnrion that made apportion ineiit of lhe nioney stibject tO report by army engineera. lhe hill was referred back to the conference com? mittee and a meeting waa called i ta.kle th.- problem again, A i.ill t.< piiin-li thoae who Btaal paaeage on abipboard l.y becoming atowawaya waa paaaed It makea atowingawaya miademeanei A*pen alty of ^KK) line or f..ur wveks' im niiieiii is provided for violationa of the Bi I. The Benate adopted the conference report <.n the Campaign contribution publkaty bill. As accepted ihc bill st:uid> as paaaed by thc Benate, pro riding only for publication after and n,,t before an eiection. The amend nient to that effect added l.y the com? mittee on privflegea and electiona, waa agreed to by the Houae coufereea. Poi two boura today there araa a tttice in the the war ovei thc Appal achiati mountain reaen ation bill and then the fulibuBter waa renewed. Tbe friends of the I.ill had held OUl Utttil 7 o'clock last night when they gave up the atteropi t.. wear oul tlu- filibuatera l.y aii all-night sessir.ti and took a re .- antil lt? a. m.. two boura earlier than th.- regular time for meeting. Only a few setiatois were on band and they began t" paaa minor I.ill- on th.- calen dar. About 60 of th, e billa were run through the niill. Meaiitime the l.aders ofthe tWO si'les coiif.-rred with their friends and apeculated aa t>. ihc oul ,me There was a diapoaition among aome of the friends of the hill to give np the attempts t.> paaa it at thia ai Baion and to re open the conteat aexl arinter. Senator Crane had a long intarview with Mr. Burton, bead of tbeoppoai tion to the bill, with a \ uw to calling off the nlibuater, but he made do i>r>. gress toward that end. Mr. Brandegee in charge of the bill mighl bave called n up at any time. but waited until before be demanded conaideration. Thepoinl of noquorum was promptl) raised by Senator Jonefj '.nt 68aenatora appearing. Iu reauming his long apeech, Mr. Burton expreaaed great aurpriae that ihe opposition i<> the i.ill waa char Bcterized as a "fUibuater." Aa Mr: Burton began diacuaaing Senator Bailcy said: "I think there should bfl a qil'iriiin her.- t,, h.-ai thia intereating apeech," Wbere upon thc roll was called aml Mr. Burton took a reat .Mr. Burton reaumed his apeech when manj aenatora lefl th.- chamber and anotber demand for tbe quorum aaa made. When a quorum waa demanued at 1:80, tbeluncheon period waaon and aome time was required to bring in 47 Benatora. Senator Burton coiitinued his dis.-us aion ..f eeooomy, aayingthe appropria Uonaof last yearequalied all the money used for inaintaining the federal gOV ernment from 178? to the outbreak of the Mexicnn war in 1845, He gave figures ahowing how axtravagaoce baa developed. HOIM The HottM ado)iterl tlie cooiereoci rejiort 00 the public huildings bill. As aooepted the bill is increaaed over th.- original House appropriatioti by fcV2o'>,iH'0. auttoritatJooa f?.r the etrction and cotnplc-tion of huildings b.ing increaaed $3,81,").(XXI and con tinuing eontracta 11,460,000. Det.ate was begun on the anti-option bill. Rcpresentative Moore. chairman of |the svibcomniittee of the Diatrict of Oohtmbia committee. for the mvestiga tion of food storage in Washington, introduced a bill to regubUecoM -torae, The coniniittee on inaular affan porte.i the rfsoiiitioii of Repreaentatrfe Martin. of Colorado. calling for n thorough Ihveatigatioc of the aale of tlu- Friar iaoda in the Philippines. Thirty-SeTen Per-nn* Killed. >[, gicoCity, June M --Thirty - peraona were killed and tifty mjurad when a troop train was wreeked on the National BaUwayin the State ofOolima, ipatcbea received bere today. Four cara came uncoupled from , the engine and juniped the tratk while rounding a curve od a sharp gradc, ANOTJIKK THIT The llutsrliland *aiN with Tivrnty Paaacagen?i?uii< t Memfcaaet Aboard. Dusseiriorf, Jiin.- 94.?Tbe Be* aerial inp for purery bommerdal pur in tbe history of aviation began bere today when tbe Dnutacbland, tbe gtam dirigible owned by tbe Hamburg Atn/rican Bteaaiabip Company aud tin Qermao AbwhtoBtock Oompany, aailed for a three boni trip earrnng twenfj paaaengera who had paid $50 each for their tiekata The trip was in a aoutheasterly di" reetion. and was the Hrst Btage of tbe l>.iit-r?hland's return voyage toward Friederiehehafen, from which city abe made a wonderfnl oruaM lo Dnaaaldorf last Wedneaday, oovering tbe route of nearly 800 milea m leaa than ten beaua. Had the rarrying capacity of tbe Deutachland been tr-n tusea as great, ?be still would have lieen unahle to bC commodate thoae who wiabedtoaail on her today. Tboae who aaflad today bougbi iheir ucketa more than two Wffk-' ago. Tbe nond atage of the joarney acheduled u< l*-gin this aftemoon with twenty new naaaengiira. Thia, tob, will be a 100 inile jaunt. with a rinal and ihiid trip of this length bringing tbe airahip to Friederriacbafan aad a revenueof $3,000. All tbe placea in tbe iihjp are booked for the nexl twelye tr.ps. On the tir-t cemniercial voyage of the DeutBchland there were twelve (ifinian paaaengera, six Bngliabmen and two Mollandera. The? ocenpied tbe "saloon car" and anjoyed ? buffel breakfaal sbortly after tbe cruiae began. The Deutaehland corapleted the atage ol her trip, l<x* milea' withoul miabap, desptUi tbe fact thal abe en countered had wealber al her bmding place and was foivcd tO niakf an opeil aiH liorat'f. Thf hundreil milea were completed in three boura, tbe abip matntaining an areragc apeed of x:', miles an hour. (.room Kelled by Cepe' (liib. Coate-villf, I'a.. June 24.- "Stop that man '" ihonted a groupof yoong iii.ii t,, I'oli, eman Jaca Allen, arhile purauingJobn A. Duffy, a well-to-dc real eatate reaiden! of Bharoo, I'a , who had just married Miaa Helen A. Walah, yoong daugbter of Mr. and Mra John Walah, thia borough. Dutrj araa trying to dodge would 1.x- batera Policeman allen was not aware that linit\ h i l iii-i been married, and thougbl that ln- purauera wanted him f,,i sometbing ebe. s,i be Btopped [hiftj auddenly by tapping him oh thf bead a ilh hia m ice. "We're only foofing; don'l bil me agaiq" explained tbe brklegroom. I don'l know anything about that. The nifu following you aaid to catch you, aml I bave done my duty," aaid Allen. Tbe blow from the poUceinau'i cbxfa atunned Duffy, and when his friendi arrived ln- "a- litting on the curb, holding hht bcad. "I feel atck," be aid. and waa taken to th.- bome of bia bridee's parenta where a reception waa being beW. Ill KM'.I) \iivi:. John .Mitihfll. a ateel aotker in the \\,t Penn ateel fManfal Brackenridge, I'a., was Buddenlj precipitated into a -oaking-pii. eontaining a whita-hot ingot, yeaterday, and before his borri tird aml belpleaa millmatea tlu- body ua- , iiiisiiinerl by th'' tiietal, into which it slowly sank. Mitchell waaal workal tbe <oakuu: pita, where thf ateel ingot- are treated. Btnuding on tbe door of one which waa covered, ln- gave the lignal foi the opening of another pit, Through a miatake thf wrong UrVei waa pulled ind Mitchell fell 18 feel t>> the bottom of tin- pit. alighting on thf ingot. 4 PAH IDOX. To tbe Edltor ofthe AlexandriaQaaette. I know that you are tond of a little joke uou and then; bere is one from London Punch many yeara old. "An Engliah clodhopper,meeting the village u n on a nea teiegraph line, loq: 'Mr. Dixon, wbal be them polea for, pleaaef Ana: "To bold ii|i tin- wirea Oarge.' And wol I"- th'' wirea for. Mr. Dixonf "To bold up the polea, eer tainly. Oarge;" Au example of thia paradoa may be aaen in practtce twice oa the Weal End (near the church) io.nl whereby threatening overbanging polet thf livea of paaaers under are iti peril, Who i- reaponaiblo, Teiegraph Co., Teleph*. Co., or road eonlmia rionei E. F. A. Beminary Hill, June 22. ?Tew Vork Ktnrk Market. New York. June 2 l?Although there waa some irregularity in the prics changea al tbe opening of Ibe itock markel today the majority <>f ibe lead ing iasuea diapitayed a fair afbounl of atrength and made moderate gaina over \ esterdaj 's cli ee. New Vork .liinr- Jl After the ItrM nrifin miioitfs thf market bi e iffle heavj and a few i-iif-.th.il badahowna tair degrve of atrength auatained rrec tional loeaea before the end of tbe tirst iiolll'. The tnne in the last balf ofthenn n,.nn became decldedly weak, losaea ranging from one to more than twi, polnta being anatabied aiithrougb ilm tlM. ___^_ I^ft en.tMKl.OOO to Famlly. South Belhlehem. I'a.. autie 24.? I'tider the will of the late E. T. Wilbur, -r.. a waahhy Rnancier aml one dme preeidenl of the Labifh Valley Rail road, bia entire eatata, anxmolinglo about $17,000,000, waa baqneatbed tu his family. Hoka Sniith. of Alabania, announced yeaterday thal be would anter tlu againn Oovamor Jccph Brown vbo mnounced his eaariidaey for re elcction. COHIJ'.R HATtHKD Tl HKI 1-. BevaraJ week? ago we pubhabed tL> fact that a turkty gobler OWUed b| Mrs. Joaapfa Deaanaey, of tbe WDder wima, was setting on an and wa? still stir king (0 tbe The gobler stuck to his job and batched oul 1* flne young turkeys. He i< i-arrying tluin arouii'l and feedipg tlu in during tbe daj anrl at night shr-lu r them beneath bia wings.?[Frcderieks luirg Star. Cbamberfadn'a ftofliacb and Liver Tibletn will brace apthapervai, bankdi -i. k i,. i l.f ln-. prr-v.nt despondencyand invigorute the whole ayatoin. Bold by W. F. Creigbton and Bichard Gibaon, CIIARLTOVS CASK The Wtfk Mur.leier Vf III Plea.l liisanlty ?Oaaaaal Baaptoyada) Beahaa* Hobokeat, N. J., June -4. ?With his fath.r and former friends rallying lO ln~.lef.nse. I'crtcr I'harlton. who 000 feaaed thal be murdered his wife, Mai> Caatle I'harlton, in the silla 00 LikeCoino, Italy was m.-re cheerful lodaj then when be wa- arrested after hia arrival on the Prince-s Ir.-ne. Al ready phtoa for bia dafaoM have beea made. He will not be allowed to pleed guilty aa be declared be would. In ?taad a powarful fbrm of lawyera will defend him, and it will be alleged that he was inaane when he oommhied lhe Clillle. The tirst move made by Judge Char! totl. the f.lther <.f lhe l.oV. UpOO ivacll ing this city from Waahington, was t,. engage a?torneya to defead his s.m. J. FrcdClarke, B New York lawyer, who leprc.-ctiled the elder Charlton. has seeiited former State Baoator William D Bdwarda, of Jaraey City. to repreaeal the y..uth while be ia lo theJeraey jail. \- -..on as Bdwardaenteredtbe caae be nauedaoorderthal tbe rigbta ofthe priaoner were to be raepected aud thal he was not lo talk with anyotie. He alao aramed th. accnaed thal be has |,,iie anougfa talking alrcady. Altbougfa Edwarda refuaed to talk about the caae, it bcertainthal the de fenae will be inaan^y. Alieoiata will be engaged lo examine tbe youug man. and his statemcnt made to the police after his arrest yesterday will also l.c taken as indi.ating lack of niental l.alance. The \ati..us divisiotis ofthe Italian law bearing oo homicide correapood to some extent with thoae ofthe Ameri? can law. Attorneys who are familiar with the Italian procedure declared to day that if all of tbe evidence againal young Cbaritoo ia of tbe orcumatantial order and if hia confoaaion made yeater day is adniittcl, he can haidly be COU vi.tcd ..f any bigher degree than man ilaughter, tbe penalty for which would hkeiy not exceed au yeara1 impriaon iii.-nt. That, bowever, would be cloaato ? deatfa setiteiicc. aa the Italian priaona run laxgely to aolitary indoor conflne M1,-i,i and charlton has tuberculoaia. It developed today that Judge Charl loll lliel lllS soll's wife ill a NeW Yot k hotel ininiediately after ihey were married. He called oo them al Por ter's iiivitaii.in and queationed Mrs. Cbaritoo regarding itoriea behadheard aboul ber paat. The reauH was a quarrel between htber and aon, and il p ,> partbj I..-. iii-e of this thal the eouple deeided to gO al.ioad for a time. While tbe relativaa ..f Charlton were rallying to his defenae Captain Henry Harriaon Beott, U. s. A., who was reaponaiblc f..i the capture, a a prepnring to aid tbe Italian autbori tiea ni puniahing the murderer of bia lister, Captain Bcotl declared thal b< m not actuated by any deaire for revengein runniogdown charlton. bul that be wanted to aee juatice dowe, He ha.l already taken atepa to bave lin Bcotl Charttona body brougbi to ihi^ country for burial in tbe fam ily plot iu Bao Prandaco. According lo Captain Beott, tbe money with which tbe < Ibarrton'a aet up their ?-.?> tabliahmenl on the ahorea of Lake Como bad been received by hfra. Charlton from her former hiisband, Nevdlc Caatle, who, on aecuring a divorce from her aetUeda largeamount on h.r in Ii. ii of aliuiony. Thia Btate inetit takea iaaue with the dechuation of JudgePaul Charlton that hefuniish e,l the money. Como, Italy June -4. -The Italian judicial authoritiee today took the preliminary atepa f..r the extradi 11, ,n of Portor Charlton, murderer of his wife Mary Bcotl Caatle Charlton, who waa arreated in New i"ork yes? terday. M. Quglia, the king's procuratoT, who coiniu. t.-,| the Inveatigation ?.f the murder, has rworn to an afhuavil fottually charging Charlton with the murder. This will be signed l.y tbe judge and s.-nt at OUCe to the Italian foreign office, through which the de mand for extradition will be made upon th-- United Btatea state Depart iii< iit Tho feeling is atrong bere that the demand for extradition will be com plled W llll. Charlton'a caae was called in the courl at Hoboken thia morning, but at the requeal ..f th.- priaoner'a counael n was poatponed until nexl Tui morning. Charlton baa beea pbvced in th.- jail at Jeraey City. Home, .1. 24. The tiial of Portei Charlton, in lhe opinioii ..f lhe deputy miniater of juatice, will take phv e in theSupreme Couti at Como the week of Augu-t 1 < ondltlons in Pnrtugal. Liaboo, June 24. - Anearly culmina ti,,n iu the general nnreal ihrougboul Portugal will be pracipitated, il ia feared today, by King Manui \'t de? ciaion to inaugurate i pra.-tical militar> dictatorabip in oonaequence of his faihne tO fonn a n.-w cabinet. The tailure to fonn the cabinet reeulted from th.- jealousies ..f numeroua b-.i'l :ftig politicians on whoin Manuel had relied for support. Mauu.-I has tired of thia opposition and ia detemiined to uxpel from parlia ment, byforee if necessary, the rioter^ and obatriK'tionists who have hindereil the work of readjustment. In aecordanee with hi- new plan, thc tnilitary i l.tnent of parlianient is be? ing greatly strctigthentsl and sweeping in espaoted within Ihe next few daya Boane of the more conaefratrva of Manuel's advieereeare afraid that hia eourae will paecipitate a general out? break for which it i> admitted the COUII try is ripe Manuel (naaatf, bowater, thal be has proaiiBel of "upport from enough of the leaders to ensure th. BOOOMful concluaion of his plans. Follnwing cl'js. Iv 00 the r.cent nier ger of fourof Riehmond'sleadingbanks into two baatitutiona ofnhance, oomea thc annoutuenicnl tliat tcntntive plans looking to still anothcr consolidatioti are afoot. This time it is the Bank of Commerce and Tnists and the Capitol Baving" Bank that COOtemplate uniting their auiianea Chamherlain'sCough Retnedy ia on a guarautee that if you are not nt* i-ti.-l after using two Ihirda of a bottfc lu:e to directioiis. your money will be refund.d. It is up to y..n to try. Sold by W. F. Creigbton and Ridiard (iibson, YIKGIMA NKWS. At a recetit meeting of the board of dirertors of tin- Natioiial Bank of Fair? fax a ,-fini-aiinual dividemi of ?">- per cent waa deebued on thf capital a*oek. Qeorge Colhne, 16 yeara old, was killled by ligbtning while at work in hia garden during a thundaratorta at Bristol yeeterday afternoon, Ernest Lynn Brown. a carpentcr. 40 years old. ooUapacd from tin- beal while at work in Richmond yesterday after? noon and died before he could be rushed to a hoapital. The Statr- ('orporation Coinmissioii yeaterday denied thf petnaoa of the Washingtoti-Soutliein Kailroad Gom pano to inoreaee its paaaengerrate4rom 2 1-8 centa t" 8 i anta a mUe. The tlrst <ase of liookwotin has just been diacovered in Lyncbbnrg by Dr. B, F. Yoiinger, the patifiit being a white youth, who reaidea in weat Lynch burg. The boy'aconditton waaqutte aerioua when thf phyaiotan waacalled in. In tlu- Federal courl at Koanoke yeaterday Iburteen inerchanta were in dirtrd for violation ofthe oleomargerine atatute by aelling oleomargerine with? oul Aml atamping thf name on tbe |.I- Thr' I'. S. COUri nieets in this r-ity during thf firat week in July. St Thomai Bpiacopal church of Orange waa tbe acei.f a pretty wed? ding Wedneaday evening athalf after eighl o'clock when Miaa Prancea Arm atead Taliaferro, daugbter of Mr. aml Mra. <'. <'. Taliaferro, became tbe bride of Mr. J. Coiiway Masoii, fornifily of Orange, but now of Pittaburg I'a. Angelo Hamilton, aentencedto death for the murder of Mrs. Ballie Hicka, at Lynchburg, did not pay the penalty for his riinif in the electric chair today. iloi ernor Mann yeaterdaj granted a rea pite for aeven daya in order that the coudemned man'a aged moiher in North Carolina may come to aee him. Although ii has been generally con ceded thal Mra. Porter Charlton waa a native of Ban Pranciaco, ii waa laarned in Bichmond yeeh rday evening that ibe waa a Virginian. Before her Brat marrlage to Neville Caatle, of Ban Pranciaco, her name waa Mary Critten den Bcott, born near Peteraburg, and of a prominenl Virginia family. Hei fatber was at one time an officud of tlu-state. with headquartera in Bich? mond. COMPEMIOSI oi*' A *ii kdi.iu:h. II. c. Nolaml, arreated Wedneedaj morning on Buapicion of having mur dered Alice Brown Litten, wboee body waa found in the wooda below Boutfa Cumberland, Md., with her throat inl. has made a compiete con feaai.f tbe murder, He gave a de tailed accounl of how be killed the yoong woman and the cauaea leading up to the act, He aaid the woman had attempted to bil him with rocka and had threatened his life. In a clear voice Nolaml toW of going to the Brown bomeearly in the evening wbere be aaw Alice and bei child. Her motber and brothera, and Cleve Barringer and Helen Low ery, came in later. They aent out for sonif beer and whiaky. Thf girla had L'oiif oul on thf hill, Imt rctunied later, aml were angry becauae the nifii had been drinkiug before they came in although some beer aml whiaky were still left. He deecribed minutely the eventa of tin- evening at tlie Brown home. The inother and othera aenl up ataira to go to bed aml a quarrel took place between him aml Altee. Pinally be left the houae aml Alii' foUowed him. They were -till quarreling, aml when near the fence ahe threatened his life. They wenl over into the wooda aml be seatfd bimaelf on thf ground. When he mentioned another girl'a name Alice became furioua aml started to aaaail him with rocka. He jumped to his feet and mOVOd off. Th'' ^Tirl fol lowed him aml be grabbed her and choked her until abe fell to tbe ground. Then he took the knife aml . nt ber throat twice. Ib' waited until she had breatbed her laal aml then placed tlu knife on her breaal aml walked oul of the wooda. The murder was oommitted within 1IMI \ards of botfa the BrOWO and Nolaml bomea. Bome think that be? cauae of a report thal Alice waa about t,, (?? reconciled to ber huaband with whom she had lived bul one day, thf feeling of jealouay Nolaml had abown waa iatenaifled. HBAT l>RI\ KS TO Sirit'lllE. Exceaaivi beal in Pbiladelphia yee? terday cauaed one man to fiid his life with a bullel from a revolver. Another was overconie aml fell in front of a train, which killed him. in llnpi. of bundreda of horrifled fellow-com mutera. In addition a doxen deatha were due to thf torrid weather itaelf.' A horee, which was driven mad by tbe heat. in South Chioago, Wednea* day night. kicked its way out of the barn aud ran about Ihe yard. H. Btern, tbe ownar, judged th'- borat waa mad. aml be llerl out of the yard and ground to the front cntranee of his bonae, followed by the horse. Stern huriicd up the stairs of his house. The animal pursued. When the hofM raacbed the landing of the second Boor it fell down aml became wedged in the iiaimw inaca, Two patrolnien were aenl tn tlie reacue of the now terrifled family. They attempted to pull the horse out of the ballway by meani of ropea", but this proi d ui ful, As a last resoit the animal wasiboi THE ?UIVMYtoaU AM IIF.RK. The turveying mrp-r of the new eler?? tric road from WaabingtoO to Rich? mond raacbed ban the lattor parl of ?, k. and weut into camp. Aa ttated in our laat iatue they are now -urvfving a line from Waahington via Falls Church, Fairfax aml Man to Pradarickaburg. While thia line may bfl BOUM eight or r*? ri milea I than one that Would foHowcloaely the line r.f tbe B . I- k P., road, tbe ad rantagea derived from opening up a new oountry, and pasaing through a -eetinn thal would ruppry an ever in ling amount of trafflc, would be incalculable. Nor would it he tnuch more costly to oonatract, becauae of tlu- fcwi-r bridgea tO he built. Every poeaible inducemenl aboald be olferedl the road to come this way.? [Fairfax j Banld, NBWfl OFTHE DAY. John L. BuUivan, visited UoM Bpringa yesterday afternoon to see and interview Johnaon'a coming opponeiit, but was detiied adinissiou and l..1.1 by Jim Corbatt that Jeffriaa would not ahaka banda with him. A nioi.ument is t0 be ereeted in the Oonfederate Cemetery, near the poat office ?.f Corntield Ilarlxu. in the vicinity <>f l'oint J.ookout, St. Mary's county. Marylatid, to the Coiifederate priaonera <.f war btniod there. Deteetive Raymoud A. Kleindeinst, of Waahington, went to Berkeley Bpringa, \V. Va., yesterday morning and arreated Louin Wiobueb, colored, a nurse for Mrs. .1. A. Matthews, of Waahington. The aegraaa Ia charged with being unplicated with her bue l.an.l m the iheft of $2i>,(MKi worth of jewelry from Mrs. Kebecca Hornsl.y. of Waahington. Her hueuand was arreated with 118,IHH) worth of jewelry in his possessioii. When Deteetive Kleindeinst Bearched the woman he found one of the siolcti watehes in her poaaeaaioo, which, she stated, bad been given her by her husband. The marrfage of Rt. Bev. l>r. Tbom a- Augustus .laggar, bishop in charge of the American K|)iscopal churchee in Burope, and Mi-s Mary Elizaboth Jelliaon, Of Portland, Maine, took pla.e Wedneaday at St. Luke'a Cathe dral, Portland, Bt Ber. Dr. Codman, Btahop of Maine, ofnciating. Bishop .laggar was bom in New York in 1889. From 1875 to 1906 be was bishop of Southern Ohio, resigning his see on a.count of ill health. Later be be came rector of St. Paul'a Church, Bos ton. The btahop was married in 1862 t.. Miss Anua L l.awrenee, of Flush ing, L. I. She died soms years BgO. Among the ehildren is I'rof. T. A. .laggar, jr., of Boston, the geologist. THI. Pl HI.IC BUIUHtfQa 1111.1 Dkaoover] was made yeaterday that thc publicbiiilding bill, carrying about $20 (XXi.tKM) as it paaaed tbe Benate and Houae, doea notcarry any actualap propriation of money, but meiely au thorized the purcha.se of sitesand the . rection .>f buildings. Thc bill originatod in ihe Houae and, it was stated, it was generally under Btood th'it there wa- to be no ininie.li aie appropriation of money, although a number of the membera worked ar dently for the bill in tbe beHef that their di tricts w-re to receive some im mediate benefit In tbe Benate, how ever, many aenatora' buaied themaelvea in unuauai effort f..r their etatee, be lieving that the bill provided for tbe eaily erectioti of public buildings. It was explained yesterday byastai. ment from the llouse committee on appropriationa that the auperintending aichiiect of public buildings was M lar behind witb his work that there was DO uae "f appropriating money for anyad ditional buildinga for at leaat 16montha to come The Senate late yesterday BOCepted th- conference report on the bill. Chair? man Beott, of me Senate committee, declariog that the bill was one ofthe b. ii public buildings bills paaaed in a long time. DflHD n\ \(.i<i:i:mi;>t. Birmingham, Ala., loeiety was Btured yesterday l.y. the auicidea of Quy R. Johnaon, capitahat aml clubman, and Mrs. W. P. 0. Harding. wife ,,f th.- preaident of th., Piret Natiotial Bank of Biriiiingbam, lhe rieheat bank of ihe state. Iu pureu anee to an agreenieiit. tlie suicidc.s 00 eurred Wedneadaj aften.n at about the s.uiie hour. Mrs. Harding ahooting heraelf through tbe heart and dyiog ioataotly, and Johnaon nutting a bullel into his body just below tlie heart aud lingering until yeaterday, wben the etid came. The -uicides took place in separate hoiises, two milea apart. [h'rect connection betwean the two waa indicated l.y tbe atatemenl ..f the Jobn BOn ehaiit't'eui that he carried apackage, in which a piatol was wrapped, from Johnaon to Mi>. Harding half an hour before ihc tragedy. Johnaon talepboned the Hardmg bouaea abort while later, and, learning that Mrs. Harding had killed beraelf, at ooce ftred the fatal bullel im.. bia own body. His dying Btatemenl iaaaid to have been that lira Hardmg was innocenl of any wrong doing, l.ui that goaaiphad driven ber to guicide, and. koowiog bia oatne would be connected, be Bred the abot into bia Mrs. Harding leavea three girla, the eldest 14, She was BJg yt..tr.? (,f age. regarded aa one of the moat beeuttful WOmen in tbe south and tlu- simi.iI l.-a.lei- of Birmingham. Johnaon came t>. Birmingham three vearaago from Pennaylvania t" take charge aa rice preaidettl and general manager ofthe Alal.ama Coneolidated C.al aml Iron Company, from whi.h poaition be was recently depoaed. He leavea a widow and three youngboya ttngland and Ifygft Mnnchotter, Fnglaml. June 24.?Ex churive cnbhni to tbe United Preai two weeka ago to the afJaet that England was conatdering a change of adminis tration in Egypt are confirmed todiy by tbe MaimhaaUr Ouardian. "There is good aulhority," the fjruardian Baya, "f<>r the itatement that the foreign oflice, despite Sir Krlward Qray'i recant eujogyofBir Eldoo Qorat, baa decided to n-r all Sir Elden from Egypt and to appoint in his plaoc Mf Arthur Hardinge. the mini'ter to Hel gtiim, who is a . oiisui of Hir Charlea Hardinge, tbe nawly appotnted rloaroy of India. Gorst is tbe Hritishagentand consul general ia Egypt and there h.ts baan i aemand bj many of the wuttrfativai for hi- recall evor Bince he was infercii tialiy attackad by Qolonel Tba Booaevett m his buttOM Guild Hall apeecb. nVtcaavalt urged a auongat band in the rule of Egypt and Sir Ar? thur Hardinge is beheved to hf the man who will give Bueb ? rule In order to make itappear. howcvcr. that the contemplated adion is in no inflnanced by Booatveft, it is aaid that OoreJ tendi red bil reaafnaaloo ba> fore tlu Gmild hall roeech. Lame aboajlder ia alrnost invariably ! bv rbanmatbrai <?f 'he muaclea md M-l'i- .piickly tothe ?re-> applica? tion of Cbaaabarbun'i Lmmvnt. Th?a liniment is not OOly prompt but effec tual. but in no way disagreeable to uae. Bold by W. F. Creighton and Bichard Gibson, For Iced lea Use My 50c Mixed Tea. It is BETTER Than you can buy af 75c elsewhere G. W. RAMSAY. GINGER ALESL Cliquot Club. U. S. Club. Beaufont. Gasman's Palmer's. G. WM. RAMSAY. New Potomac Family Roe lierring. 50 Barrels 50 Halves 25 Quarters 100 Kits. PRICES PACKING. also 50 pails HERRING ROE 90c each. G. W. RAMSAY. I!. P. Kiios. Vii.'ioii.-. i PIRSl \ST TO A I'HI.I i 11 S dered i>\ the < orporation! 'oun ofthe elty of Alexandria, \ Irglnl i, on the l-i daj of June, l!?10, ln l ie ehaneerj eauiM therein iiending. pntitled Hopeweii II. DarmHIle, who suea, etc. va tV'illiaina' Watehman'a CUask l<om|wu) Ine ?rpo ritf.l. a eorporatlon Incorjionited and do Ing bualneaa under the lawaofthe atato of Virginia, the und? rsigned. who, bj aaid decree, *a> ?p|H)lnteaTOmmfi'Hloner t'or the purpoee, will offer for sale at publlc auetiofl al the Royal atreel ea tranee to the Markel Building, In tbe city of Alexandria, \ Irginia, on TUBSDAY, II L^ 5, 1910, at 12 o'clock nooii. theaaaeta <>( the vVil? liama W alfliiiian s ( Ii, k i oinpirn ln fiii-poratf.l. conalatlng of eertaln lettera patenl ofthe t nitfd fHtatea ol Amerioa, iiiiiiiliii. il aml dated aa foRowa: Patenl No. ' *i K**, dated Deeeiuh 1-:<i. aml Patenl S'o. 6S1.0W), dated Sfptfiniii i i\. i'.?il wblefa lettera patenl now atand In the n:.? of the W illiama' W ateliman'a f'loek Company, Incorporated, cn tbe r.inl- ofthe Patenl Offlee ofthe I nit ,.,! stai.r America, iu the eltj of Washington, l?. c. aaid patents lielng for watehman'a oloeka, flre alarm regls tera, letter bo? lock -. and burglar alarm locka; alao a patenl now |iendlng In the Patenl 0111.?i" the l nlted Htatea of \nif ri.a n hioh patenl Is pendina in 111. nameof Erederiek VVilliama, wnlch N the properti ofaald eoinpanj under aa ?I'iffiiifiii dated Januarj >?. 1908, 1)3 and iiriwf.n Fredt rlelt W'illiam-. Hopeweii H.Darneille, and Edward 8. S'orton two iwlten boarda, ala elocka, twenty watehman'a clockaand flre alarm b two reglatera, four l< ttei box loeka, and one burgbir alarm lofk. aml all booka .oiri papera belong-lng !?? tbe dafbatdauH ...ilii|,:ill x . Terrai of sale 0a h. < onveyanolng al i!.,-i ofthe pnrehaaer or pureh i OARDN'KR L BOOTH* Commiaaioner of HaM I. Kevell 8, (Ireenaway, Clerk ol Corporation ' ourl <?t the eltj of Upj io ,ln.,, \ 11..nn i .1" i.i>> ..I'Ifj thal i iarrln.'r I. Boothe, commlaidouer of aale ln tbe above entttled eauae, haa entered ini,, bond, ?ith approved secWrity, In ;i,.fonlaiiff with the rcqulrenipntaofthe :ii?,\, mentloned deeree, NEVELLH i.KEEN'AN \^ ( l.rk. nv Locn n. in 111 i. i>. c. lejttd_ Look?The Place to Save Money Sirloln Sieak . Ita Porterbouae Steak. Round steak. 17a Kiii Boaat. I4fl Chuek steak. stew Meat. I'ork. B. W. PULLIN, 3ir IfOBTB st. tSAPB al im-i i H.. Phone s;_V -?mr. pgimxG ?iio?/ Rkating rinka and daaelng halla and muafo of many l.ras. hsnda In thia"Vanlty Fair' 'mld dla and bUre I iMUe this eoinmand stop a momeat and bear me, pauae rjrj^thoiiL'h pleaaore I And B|iare from your frivoloi adollarfor:. \. li.iiuan Lifc Any Alexandrian vlaltlag Atlantie City and aalllng al vVaahlngton l'o-i SewMetaad. Young'* Oeeaa Pler. oral Booth 113, Exlmsltton Bulldlag, Board* walk and Kentueky Avenue, can free a atmpte of thleexcellenl magaxlne, Any patron of ( aineron Dmirj l.unch dro'pping J. T. Henahaw a poatcard ean have a oopy free rnalled t,. their addn aa ( \MI.HON IMIKt l.l \CH. 905 King Street. Open all night LOBT ||,,[ HEBO VT Naturdaj in Po? tomac nver: dark green;cabin about !.*> feet: reward for Inforn?tlon of prenenl ,n J. HAKKIs. 124] (.irardSl. \, W> Ww>ipgton, D, C ^u Jo?J3t?