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Tragic Story of the Coluni'
bian Partly Brought
i to Light
Survivors So Exhausted That They
Are "L'nable to Tell Correct
Story of Disaster—Others
of Crew Missing
VIoMtnn. May .V—The myatery aur
mnndlng I be Identity of the Mteamer on
fire In the went hound tranant la title
at earner line, aouth of Sable Inland, for
4* bourn, wan Molted tonight when
wlreleaa mennagen from the Cunard
liner Franconia told of the burning of
the freighter Columbian and the rea
ene of 13 of her crew from a niiihII
boat. The death of Chief Steward Mat
fhewn, whone body the aiirvlvora hnd
Ib charge, and the diaappearanoe of n
l second boat, In which were 1ft men, In
cluding the flrnt and aecoml olflcern,
alno were reported.
Whether the number of missing
I was represented by those said to be in
the second boat was uncertain tonight.
Kstlmates by officials of the Deyland
j and Phoenix lines placed the number of
the crew at between 45 and 50. The
estimates from the Franconia told of
\ only 33 men, represented by the occu
r pants of the two boats. It was thought
| possible that there was a third boat,
commanded by Captain McDonald of
f the Columbian.
i Survivors Exhausted *
The .survivors were so exhausted hy
their experience that they could teli lit
tle of what had happened and steam
; ship officials expressed the opinion that
the omission in the wireless mes
sages of mention of the captain might
be laid to this fact.
The Franconia searched until night
j fall for the second boat hut without
result. Then Captain Miller of the
Cunarder sent word ashore that he had
given up the search and would proceed
for Boston with the survivors and his
1733 passengers. He said he expected
to arrive at Boston lightship at mid
night Wednesday.
Hefp'.i turning fur. hi? dsstfnatian
Captain Miller had notified the steam
ers Manhattan and Haverford, lioth
eastbonnd. of the missing boat, and
they sent word that they had changed
their course and wye heading toward
the burning steamer.
}! The Columbian was owned by the
Leyland line but was chartered to the
Phoenix line for a voyage from Ant
werp to New York. She carried no
The latest word of her came today
from the North German Lloyd liner
Beydlltz. which had stood by for 21
hours, saying that the vessel was aflame
throughout and that the ftinnel and
foremast had gone overboard.
\ Survivors Rescued
On Board the Steamer Franconia, vln
1 Bable Island, N. S-, May 3. Thirteen
survivors of, the British steamer Co
lumbian, bound from Antwerp for New
York, which caught fire at sea Sunday
night, were picked up today by the
Cunard liner Franconia, bound from
Liverpool to Boston. In the boat with
the survivors was the body of the chief
ateward, Matthews.
Another boat, containing the chief
and second officers and 1 7 men. w as still
adrift. The Franconia cruised in search.
Those aboard the Franconia are:
James D. Rohan, wireless operator.
t Alone Elas, carpenter.
Ivar Iverson, boatswain's mate.
T'nguz Prinze, Jens Jensen, A. Abelniek,
quartermaster: Gustav Schriborm, don
Thomas Connor, Jurl I,ei and Arthur
Brantik, able seamen.
! Antony Cordones and Rennet Bother,
j firemen.’ and Frank Wedekind, messroom
Suffered Terribly
§ The survivors suffered terribly during
40 hours’ exposure in an open boat. Their
exhaustion was so great it was impos
sible to obtain a coherent story from
them several hours after they were picke 1
up. The Columbian caught tire Sunday
I night when .100 miles south of Cape Race.
Prepare for Opening of
Twenty-fourth Annual
Convention Today
Old Soldiers While Away Hours Wilh
(lossip of the ’60’s—Alabama (o
Return Flag to State
Of Ohio
.iRchNOtivtllP' Fl«» May fi.—Survivor*
who wore the gray In the war between
the Mtaten gathered by the thou*and*
In .laekMoavllle tonight preparatory to
the opening of the twenty-fourth an
il ual reunion of th«* I nlted Confederate
Veteran* here tomorrow.
Housed in the tents of Camp Kltby
Smith, the veterans recalled again the
stories of Chiekamauga and Missionary
Ridge, of Gettysburg and the Wilder
ness and a score of other battlefields of
the conflict between the north and the
Two allied organisations held meetings
today and tonight. The Confederated
Southern Memorial association met this
afternoon and the Sons of Confederate
Veterans vield its first meeting tonight.
Neither organization transacted business
cf importance.
Park Trammell, governor of Florida,
and Van C. Swearingen, mayor of Jack
sonville, formally will welcome the vet
erans at their first meeting tomorrow.
Sessions of the reunion will continue un
til Friday when the meetings of the two
allied organizations also will end.
raraae loday
The first parade of the reunion will
be held tomorrow afternoon and will in
clude the sponsors and maids of honor
from the various southern states who
were sent here as a tribute of honor to
the veterans. A parade of the Sons of
Confederate Veterans will be held Thurs
day and on Friday the veterans’ paraue
will be held.
Alabama’s division of the veterans will
return to tlie .state of Ohio tomorrow
night a battle flag which was captured
from one of Ohio's regiments in the his
toric conflict. Governor Cox of Ohio
will accept the return of tlfe colors. Vari
ous divisional meetings arid social events
also are scheduled for tomorrow’.
One of the largest delegations to ar
rive today for t be reunion was from Mem
phis. Ttiifi. Tl>e latter eit. Is seeking
the HU5 meeting of the veterans in gray.
The Oklahoma delegation also arrived
late today.
Selection of next year s meeting place
and election of officers will be made
Oklahoma City, Okla.. May f>. With the
arrival of tonight's trains the roster of
delegates to the seventeenth quadrennial
conference of the Methodist Kpiacopal
church, ’ south, which will con
vene lure tomorrow to be in session
three weeks, was practically complete.
Of the 13 bishops of the church all are
in Oklahoma City tonight with the ex
ception of Bishop VV. H. Lambeth of
Nashville, Tenn., who is aboard a steamer
bound for New York. Bishop Lambeth
will come to Oklahoma City immediately
he lands
Besides Hie 317 accredited delegates sev
eral thousand men and women prominent
In church affairs will attend the confer
ence as visitors.
Baseball Star Dismissed
Chicago. May 5.—Mac Emerson McCosh,
captain of the Northwestern university
baseball team, star of the football team
last fall, was dismissed from the uni
versity today. The action followed the
dismissal yesterday of Coach Dennis
Grady, after an investigation showed that
Grady and McCosh imd knowledge that
two dental freshmen were in the line-up
under assumed names in the game against
the I'niversit.v of Minnesota a week ago.
Railroad Cut
Chihuahua, Mexico, May B.—It was
learned here today the railroad between
Saltillo and San Luis Potosi has been cut
by rebels. It is thought this will cut off
the advance of any federal reinforce
ments for Saltillo.
Mexican Charge d’Affaires
Leaves New Orleans for
* *•
New Orleans. May B.-N’elson O Shaugh
nessy, who as American charge d'affaires
at Mexico City, recently received his
passports from Provisional President Hu
erta of Mexico, left here tonight for
Washington, where he will report, direct
to President Wilson. Mr. O'Shauglinessy
arrived here early today oil the 1 nlte.l
f States gunboat Yankton, and was accom
panied by Mrs. O'Shaughnessy and their
aon. \
The 15 hours that the charge spent in
Ibis city was devoted principally to shop
ping and to searching for the house In
I B’hieh he had spent IS years of Ids boy
i lood. The shopping was made neces
J flary by the loss of such of Mr. O'Shaugh
1 Bessy's trunks as contained his wearing
VjBpparel while they were being trans
'jEKerred from the train on which he left
7WMexico City to the one sent out to meet
jJ"lilm from Vera Crus. To find the house
r in which he once lived was a bit of
sentiment with the diplomat, and he was
successful In his quest
While here Mr. O'Shaughnessy declined
to discuss Mexican affairs and politics!
matters generally, saying that he would
ant break his silence until he bad first
reported to Ibe President.
Delina, Tenn., Visited By
Disastrous Storm—Prop
erty Is Damaged
Nashville, May 5.—In a cyclone which I
struck Delina, about 15 miles from Fay- I
etteville, at an early hour Tuesday morn- i
ing, Mrs. Bird McRee was killed almost j
instantly and two other occupants of
the house. Mrs. Halsilp and James Luna,
were badly, though It is thought not seri
ously, injured.
The house was partly wrecked, and
Mrs. McRee was blown from her bod
across the house. The chimney *ell
the same time, and she was stuck by
falling l rick.
Mr. Luna was blown out Into the
n«td and Mrs. H&isllp was blown violent
ly 5 from her bed, striking the opposite
At Tom Rives’ home the chimney and
porch were blown away, and the real-;
deuce of Mrs. Denham wras also badly
Trees were uprooted, fence* blown down
and many other damages of a minor na
ture resulted.
The path of the storm was quite nar
row, and so far as can he learned, Delina
wus the only serious pufferer,
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Claim No Undue .ee
Used to Gain New Trial
for Condemned Fac
tory Su— J
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Atlanta, May 5. Denial of the state’s
rliHige that improV'--rHnean.< harl befn
used In obtaining .Vvldenoe tending to
show that Deo M. Frank, the factory
superintendent, was innocent of the mur- :
der of 14-year-old Mary Phagan, was i
made today by counsel for the defendant, j
Various affidavits were Introduced at j
the hearing in the superior ciyjrt on the
extraordinary motion for a new trial
for Frank, which the defense claimed !
showed that no Intimidation, attempted
bribery, forgery or other improper means
had been used in obtaining sworn state
The action of Frank's lawyers followed
the conclusion of the counter showing
of the state against the plea of the con
victed man's representatives for a new
trtal. Notice was given that further evi
dence would be introduced by the defense
tomorrow', when, it is expected, the trk
ing of evidence will be concluded. Argu
ments of attorneys will follow.
Introduce Affidavit
An affidavit Introduced by the state to
day from Anna Maude Carter, a negro,
charged that the latter had been ap
proached by an unknown person In the
county jail and asked to put poison In
the food of James Conley, the negro fac
tory sweeper. The negro woman said j
she was a prisoner at the time and that
she was given considerable freedom in
I I he Jail. Conley was the ehlef witness
I against Frank and was convicted as an
accessory alter the murder,
i Superior Judge Hill today Issued an
order placing Dan C. Uehon. represen
tative of a national detective agency,
under *1000 bond for his appearance
later before the Fulton county grand
Jury here. Solicitor General Dorsey,
chief of the stale's legal forces In the
case of Frank, said that he desired the
testimony of the detective in connec
tion with the obtaining of an affidavit
from the Rev. c. B. Ragsdale. TheTnln
ister asserted that he had heard Con
ley. the negro, confess the murder, but
he later repudiated the statement.
The solicitor general tonight would
not say whether he contemplated ask
ing the grand jury to make a general
Investigation of methodB used in ob
taining evidence In connection with the
extraordinary motion for a new trial
for the factory superintendent. Vari
ous persons have repudiated affidavits
and claimed undue influence.
No time has been set by Superior
Judge Hill for hearing of arguments
on a motion lied by the defense for
the annulment of the verdict sentenc
ing Frank to he hanged. Counsel for
the defendant allege that It was Illegal
as the factory superintendent was ab
sent from the court room when the de
cision was returned.
Columbia. S. C., May 5.—Practically
complete reports tonight from the con
ventions held in the 44 counties of South
Carolina yesterday Indicated that the sup
porters of United states Senator E. D.
Smith would have a large majority In
.the democratic state convention here on
May 20.
Unofficial reports place the number of
delegatea who are avowedly supporting
i Gov. Cole U Blease lx his contest for
the democratic nomination for United
, States senator against Senator Smith at
between 40 and 60. while between 280 and
278 delegates are said to he opposed to
the governor.
Resolutions favoring primary reform
were adopted by the most of the county
conventions and it Is considered certain
that action on the matter will he taken
by the state contention. In addition
to adopting a platform, the contention
will set a date for a state-wide primary
for the nomination of state candidates
. and a candidate for the federal senator
an ’’iL ‘ iV
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t Duihzzo, Albania. May 5.— Two *
$ hundred ami fifty Mohammedan *
f Albanians, captured by the Epirote $
f invaders at Harmova, were cruel- *
? fle<l in the orthodox church at Ko- $
f dra, according to information re- $
f reived by the Albanian government. $
f The Epirotes are said to have set $
fire to the church afterwards ami ♦
f allowed the bodies to burn. *
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Union Leaders Say Strikers
Will Be Urged to Com
ply With President's
Trinidad, i'olo.. May 5,—Tiic question
of delivering tlie arms of striking coal
miners to the i'ntted States army will
be put up to the men themselves, accord
ing to announcement by union officials
here tonight. Tlie announcement came at
tile end of a conference between William
Diamond and Robert G. Bolton, strike
leaders; Col. .lames Dorkett and MaJ. W.
A Holbrook.
Diamond said union leaders would urge
the strikers lo comply with the proclama
tions of the President and Secretary of
War and turn their guns over to the army
"It must, however, be understood that
the guitH do not belong to the union; they
belong to the men themselves,” he added.
"If we should order the strikers to bring
their guns to headquarters and turn them
over to us we would not get 10 per cent
of them. We will explain the situation to
the men and use our influence with them
to obtain obedience to the President's
proclamation. Thai Is as far as we can
To Hold a Mass Meeting
Union leaders announced that a mass
meeting would be held at the San Rafael
tent colony at Starkville tomorrow. These
meetings will be attended by union of
ficers and by Major Holbrook and other
officers of the army. The demand of the
Secretary of War for the surrender of
arms will lie explained to file strikers In
their various languages, Diamond an
nounced. and they will lie urged to deliver
up their guns.
Major Holbrook said after the confer
ence thal tlie union officers had agreed to
use their Influence to persuade (he strik
ers to comply with the requirements of the
government. Colonel lajckett declined to
Bay what measures lie. would take If tlie
men failed to turn In the guns. Many of
the arms of tlie mine guards already are
in possession of i nlted States troops. j
Bodies Recovered
Eccles, W. Va, May 5.—Bodies of 154
[of tlie 172 men who lost their lives a week
ago today by an explosion in mine No.
6 of the New River Collieries company,
had been recovered tonight.
1_Mystery of burned steamer solved.
Confederate reunion begins today.
Mediators to meet In Canada.
Houston may be named president of
reserve board.
2— Cotton conference acts favorably on
3— Bclment foresees important change by
4— Editorial comment
J—Commission meeting quiet.
Harding's friends congratulate him.
Pastors protest against Sunday mov
ing pictures.
Rabbi Newfleld heads social workers.
6— Society.
7— Sports.
8— Mexicans vacate shun cruiser reaches
San Diego.
9— Conspiracy charged by 1-aFollette.
10_Chlcken problem still unsolved.
H_How Villa refused to aid Maas.
13— Markets.
14— Spiritual healing effective jn some
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Gives Out First Interview j
of Recent Exploration j
Visit Through South
American Wilds
Para, Brazil. May 5. t’ol. Tlieodore
.7 • •»!»* velt, hi »« t« ;ervlfw with the A“un
dated Press today, on board the steamer
Dunstan. on which he had just arrived
from Manaos, gave many interesting de
tails of his exploring trip through the
wilds of Brazil. He said:
"The expedition has proved a signal
success. It was undertaken originally for
the American Museum of Natural His
"During our trip George K. Cherry an 1
Leo C. Miller, the naturalists, collected
more than 2100 birds and mammals and
a few reptiles, batrachlans and fish, chief
ly from regions not hitherto traversed by
any collector and many representing spe
cies hitherto unknown to science.
"The most important part of our trip
was geographical. In the exploration of
an unknown river we have put on the
map a river nearly a thousand miles
long, the existence of which is not hinted
at on published maps. The. upper part
of its course was utteitg unknown to any
body except tlie wild Indians along Its
banks, while the lower part was known
to a few rubber men only. The river
takes its rise inf he high uplands of the
western part of the state of Matto Gros
so, Just north of the thirteenth parallel
of south latitude and between longitude
59 and fiO, west of Greenwich.
"We embarked in latitude Hi degrees. 1
minute south and longitude 60 degrees, 15
minutes west.
Many Doublings
"The river ran with many doublings
and twistings atoiost due north into the
River Maderla. where its entrance was
at about. 6 degrees, 30 minutes south lat
"We were 60 days in canoes. In lati
tude 7 degrees south we passed the last
rapids and reached the steamer when we
were but 36 hours from Manaos.
"in latitude lo degrees, 58 minutes south,
we struck the mouth of a big affluent,
flowing from tlie right and in latitude 9
degrees. 49 minutes south, we came to
the mouth of another big affluent, flowing
from tiie left.
"The Divida river, in point of volume,
is like the Rhine, the FI be or the limi
son. but Is too much bioken up by rapids
to he nayigable except in the lower parts
In about 7 degrees. 30 minutes south lat
itude. it joins another river practically
the same size, flowing from the right.
"From about 11 degrees, 48 minutes to
10 degrees. 48 minutes, south latitude, the
course of the Divida is almost an un
broken series of rapids, there being no
clear day's runs without rapids. This
was the hard part of our Journey.
Two Sets of Rapids
"Two sets of rapids were at the Hot
tom of canyons, where the river clove its
way through mountain chains.
"Of the seven canoes with which we
started live were lost In the rapids. One
of our men was drowned and two others,
including Kermit, narrowly escaped death
by drowning.
"l'nder the strain one man went mad.
He finally murdered one of his comrades
and fle<^ into the wilderness.
"We saw no Indians, but twice heard
them. While Colonel Rondon. the chief
of the Brazilian mission, was out alon *
bunting h|s dog was allied by arrows.
The dog's death probably saved Folonel
Reunion's life.
"1 had a severe bout of fever and while
working around a canoe in the rapids
bruised my leg. which develop'd into a
bad abscess, but I arn now practically all
To Report * Lodge Bill
Washington. May 6.—The Senate fish
eries committee today agreed to report
without recoramendatW./) Senator Lodge's
bill, directing the Secretary of the Treas
ury to provide a hospital ship for the
care of sailors of the American Ash
ing fleet. The bill will be referred to
allot her committee. An identical measure
has been introduced into the House by
Representative Gardner of Massachu
Canada Selected Vs Neutral
Territory for Peace

Envoys Hoping Rebel Chief Will
Change Attitude—Cnited Stales
Not Yet Chosen Representa
tives for Conference
WnahlnfUoti, Mny .V—The three South
\ merlonn envoy* w ho have undertaken
by diplomacy to nettle Mesloo’w elvll
nt rife n* well n* her I it tern nt Ion n I dlffl
eultle* announced tonight that the ftrni
formal conference with repccacntntlvca
of the ••different pnrtle* lntere*te«l In
mediation** would he held nt Niagara
Pall*. Ontario, Canada, May IS.
Secretary Bryan made the announce
ment for the three diplomats* In a brief
statement, which read as follows:
“The mediators have notified the dif
terent parties that Niagara. Kails, Can
aria, has been selected as the place whera
the mediators will confer with represen
tatives of the different parties interested
in the mediation, and that -Ma.\ 1* has
been lixed as the date for the conference
to begin.’*
The language of the declaration at
i t ranted attention, for although the envoys
had. in a note earlier, said they would
withdraw their invitation for a Gnrrnnr.a
representative unless an armistice be
. tween the constitutionalists and the Hu
erta forces were arranged, no specific
1 parties to the negotiations were named
in the state department announcement.
Working On Carranza
• It later was learned authoritatively that
the reason for this was due to the fact
that a further effort was being made to
induce General Karran/a to send a repre
sentative. It was understood that the
^ mediators had further --.plained their po
sition to General Karramm and still were
hopeful that he might be represented at
the negotiations without seeking to limit
his agent to discussion of any particular
The American government has not |
chosen its representatives. President Wll- '
son and Secretaries Bryan and Lane dis
cussed mum names today. They arc
seeking to get men of training *n diplo
matic affairs, and inasmuch as it will
take several days lor t lie Ifuerta en
voys to reach here, some of the inter
vening time will be taken by the Pres
ident in considering men for the mis
As yet. there has been no formal basis
of negotiation, neither the United States
nor Huerta having set forth their de
mand. it was learned today from a high
administration official that in ail like
lihood the United States would mft con
fine itself now to a mere settlement of
the incidents at Tampico which provoked
tlie present crisis, but would aim to bring
about a solution of the whole Mexican
problem so that it could recognize a
constitutionally established government,
which would be able to restore trumtuilUty
in the southern republic.
Meets With Favor
The disposition of General Carranza to
eliminate himself from the mediation pro
ceedings. if it should include a discus
sion of Mexico's internal problems, has
not met with the favor of administra
tion officials, but they do not think tills
de« islon is final.
It is virtually certain Hint tin* with
drawal of American forces from Vera
Cruz will not be ordered until some defi
nite settlement of the whole Mexican
problem is in sight.
The death of two of the Americans
wounded at Vera Cruz, bringing the mor
tality list up to 19; the announcement that
the President ami Secretaries Garrison
and Daniels would go to Brooklyn to at
tend memorial services for tlie 17 dead
being brought back on the Montana, and
tlie order to the hospital ship Solace to
bring its wounded back to New York
and Boston, so that tlie sick may he in
ja cooler climate, wet® the chief an
nouncements from Hie navy department
during the day. The war department
continued plans lor possible emergencies,
while the state department was active
in caring for refugee Americans who are
leaving Mexico by the hundreds
Niagara Palls. Ontario, was finally se
lected as a place to bold tlie mediation
conferences because it la neutral terri
tory. yet in close proximity to the Pnited
States. The fact that Niagara Palls is
on tlie extreme border of Canada and
is known more as a scenic resort than
as a political center, will remove, in the
opinion of many officials here, any im
Washington, May 6.—Secretary Bryan
land Marquis Cusani Coralonlerl, Ital- i
ian ambassador, toda.v signed a treaty
• providing that any question between, '
li. he Uni tad States and Italy which can
not be settled by diplomacy shall bo
submitted for Investigation to an in
ternational commission of five members.
The period of investigation is fixed
at one year, although It may be short
ened. The trent.v follows In a general
way the terms of a similar pact ne
gotiated by Secretary Bryan with the
Netherlands. It Is the fifteenth of the
new Bryan peace treaties. |
No provision Is made for Hie main
tenance of the status quo of mlltuiry
and naval preparation during the period
of investigation, as In some of the pre
vious conventions.
Columbus. May 5.—William I#. Kin
ley. democratic state chairman, pleaded ;
guilty I$te today to an Indictment eharg- {
Ing him with violation of the state civil
service laws. Finley was indicted to
gether with Emory Lattanner. state su
perintendent of banks, and others qn a
charge of collecting funds from stgte em
ployes for political purposes.
Prosecutor Turner made n statement
to the court recommending that all indict
ments against all others In connection l
with the so-called "political indictments"
l»c dismissed.
\vw York. May f» The North German
l.loyd liner Princess Irene salted for
Naples today with Cardinal Gibbons and
a number of bishops and priests in hi*
party. The cardinal goes to Rome to
visit Hie pope.
II. occupied the captain's quarters and
the |.|ots at Hoboken were decorated in
American. Herman and Papal flags.
tu the cardinal * immediate party them j
were Monsignor Sliahan. Washington;
Bishop Iv .1 O’Connell, Richmond. Va., ^
and the Rev. 'Louis K. Htlclmey, seer** !
larv to the cardinal. There were In addl«* |
lion a number of bishops and priest*
from Michigan and Wisconsin who are \
also making a visit to the Vatican.
President Searching for j
Man to Succeed Rich
ard Olney
\Iso Thought Wilson Anxious to
Have New England Man for §
Place—Ciaston and O'Neill j
Are Mentioned
Washington, May 5. President Wilsof*
again is searching for a go\ ertior for th©
federal reserv e board. \fter four month* £
of painstaking inquiry, he had determined
on Richard Olney, former Secretary of j
State, as head of the hoard which wlH
regulate the nation s system of 12 regional j
hanks, but Mr. Olney declined, unwilling j
at itis advanced age to undertake new re- 1
Many administration officials believ© f
Secretary Houston of the department of v '
agriculture may be the man finally y |
chosen In Mr. Olney's place. It Is an open I
secret that the President has wanted to/
appoint Mr. Houston to the federal rt/
[serve hoard, but did not wish to mak#
| changes in his cabinet. Mr. Houston faw
orably Impressed manv when he toured i
the country U4 a member of the organiza
tion commute)^ »f the federal reserve
board, ami his name was suggested for
the hoard then. m
It is known that since Mr. Olney's dcclin- J
ation the President has not fixed on any* 11
one. He is said to be anxious to get a ;f|
New Kngland man, so that all sections
tnu\ he represented. Pol. William A. Has- W|
ton and Joseph O Neill, both prominent |||j
Poston bankers. have b.■«mi suggested as
possibilities, hut it is believed the I'lesi
dent will choose a business man with legal mm
training. The other four members iof
the hoard selected by the President Are: hHH
Paul M. Warburg. New York, l)r. flU
Adolph Pa spar Miller, San Francisco; v^Bf|
Harry A. Wheeler, Chicago; \V. X*. G. VJB
Harding, Birmingham.
(Continued on Page Mine)
Swedish Citizen Hustled
Out of Country While
Voyage Is Kept Secret

Chicago, May ."».—('hlcago and Cook
county authorities congratulated them
selves today over the successful depot ta
tlon of Charles VVolgren, a native of Swe
den. who was taken to the county hos
pital In February, suffering from what
was diagnosed as leprosy.
Because of the fear which the disease
engenders all details of the deportation
were kept secret and none but the crew
of the train on which Waigren rode in a
private cat knew of hts presence aboard.
Special permits were secretly issued by
governors of states across which the
train passed and all connected with the
deportation breathed easier when word
was received here today that Wolgren
was safely aboard a liner due to leave
for Sweden in a few hours.
-if: V .'.flu - t t i* ■ jS V I
President to Speak at Me*
morial Services to Ma
rines and Bluejackets
Washington. May 6.-President Wilson jjj
will voice the nation's tribute to tlia
marines and bluejackets killed in t kin 1
occupation of Vera c’rn* at memorial'
services ai the Brooklyn navy v»rd Mon- 't

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