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?mnmMS^M I WHOLE NUMBER, 16,228.
RICHMOND, VA?, THURSDAY, ?G????, 00, 1008.
WASHINGTON. April ?K.-Foreeast tor
.Thursday nnd Friday:
Virginia?Fair, continued worm ' Thur??
day. Friday, ruin and coldoi'i variable
North Carolina?Fair, continued warm
Thursday. Friday, Blidwor?? nnd colder;
irceli ebuln wlndl, becoming variable.
Yesterday was .about tho warmest day
or the season, tho tliomomoter register
Ing 80 UOfTi'BOH at; 3 o'clock. At midnight
th? mercury Indicated ?2. For to-day the
bureau prophecies ?ay continued warm
nini lair weather, and for to-morrow rain
cud collier.
? ?. ?. OD
12 ?.1. g?'
? ?, ?. 80 .
? ??, ?. 81
? ? ?.,. 00
12 midnight . 1)2
. Average .Uhi
Highest temperature yesterday.80
Lowest temperature, yesterday.GO
?Mean ttimpnmturo yesterday.D5
Normal temperature yesterday. 73
Departure from normal temperature. 18
Precipitation'during .past 21 hours..., 1X1
April 30, 1903.
Run rises.r,:17 I HIGH TIDE.
Hun Hots.C:?7 1 Morning.0:41
Worm sota..,.10.29 | Evening.7:111
Two reporta In caso of Judge C. 3.
Campbell; one looks to reopening tho mat?
ter nml going Into the evidence at length
??Little girl dies o? grip-Graduation
of Old Dominion luirnos last night-A
rush for licenses to he married-Notable
marriages .here yesterday-Surprise wed?
ding ut Maiton Heights-Crack In tho
? Capitol building recalls a great disaster?
Antl-triii?t measure comes up .Monday
No decision yet on Insurance, bureau hill
-More than half ilio llenileo saloons
go out of existence to-day-Epworth
League Conference at Broad-Street
Church to-nlghl-Ulli offered providing
special officers for local option elections
-Last ?lay fur the payment of licenses
-.Splendid presentation of amateurs at
Ihe Academy-Big revenue to be derived
from lax o'ii minerale-Governor Monta?
gue Issues commissions-Governor of
Rhode Island and staff coming here?
Richmond College faculty declines to In?
tcrferc In dispute of societies-Silver ser?
vice won nt Confederate Bazaar. MAN?
GI IE8T15R?Sudden death or Mr. l.ee H.
Clement?--?Council committees to-night
-Marriage of Air. W. B. Smith and Miss
Kesler-Petersburg Juniors to visit
Manchester-Police searching for an uh- |
?allant-Willing Workers to meet to?
New station at Farmvllle opened?
?' Central Railway tunneling Hhenundoah
?Mountain-Diphtheria ?iiiaruullned near
\VoodDtoclc-Fortune 'In Germany awaits
Winchester Orlsmiins-Three districts of
Orange county go dry and one vvot
Lliiuor licenses In Norfolk?-Southern
Hallway warehouses In Portsmoutii burn?
ed?Admiral Dewey to Inspect fleet oft
Virginia coast-Montgomery Presbytery
nt Clifton Forge?Interesting case In
Buckingham Circuit Court-Beach Park
to oi?en May 1st-Termessceman li?es to
Virginia, to escape a. lynching-Tele?
phone extension In Cnmpbell??New shoo
factory for Frederlcksburg-Preparations
for Prenbyterlnn General Assembly In
Lexington-Local option election In
Cluremount on May 15th-Willlarnsbtirg
puts prohibitive taxes on social clubs
???a? r?state Hales In Petersburg. Mar?
riage*-Lieutenant I*. II, Scott and Ml**
Mutilo Moore IvOllch'ln Louisa; J. B.
lineimi and Miss Bllzr.belh Mclnturft at
Strasburg; J. S. Wobser and Miss Louise
B. Moiison at Gate City; Claude Bur?
roughs and Miss Clara Brink ley at Gates.
Courthouse. Va.; Robert Barllett and Miss
Alice. C. Wilson at Woodruff, W. Vil;
?i. W. Relly and MI?? Louise Haxall Har?
rison In Baltimore; \V. IC. Hampton and
Miss Addyo Thornton, of Cascado: R. C,
KlmbiOiigh and Miss Blrdlo Chick In
Rurkevlll?.?; H, M. Tuyloo and Miss Helen
?J. CrnbbU? In Westmoreland; B. F. Hart
nnd Miss Mattle Major in Middlesex; Dr.
JJ. B. Drf-wiy ?ini Miss Bessie G, Crews
in Daiivillo; T. F. Tllghmnn and Miss
Florence Mllllgan in Norfolk; G. P. Roller
and Ml??? Kate J. Held In Luray; John
B. Frusci- and Miss Battle C. Powell In
D'nwlddie; Mr. Simpson and Mrs. M. C,
Martin at W?;?l Point; Rev. L. C. Shearer
und Miss Dalsie V. Bel! ?i. Lynchburg:
T. ?. Jones and Miss Ethel Grogan at
?Rldgaway; J? W. Simmons and Miss Em?
ma F. Coles In Mecklenburg. Deaths
,T. ' Polk Shade near Winchester; C. II.
'Ammernlann In Fredericksburg; J. H. Hltt
Jn Mexico; Mrs. ?. G. Dulaney in Albe
marle; Dr. J. W. Taylor in Leeeburg;
Charles F. Nellert at Charlottesvllle.
Prosperity of Spray on the Increase?
"Electric p,??? to connect several towns In
"iloekliiehiuii county-Raleigh Is getting
on gala attiro for the approaching May
'farnivaJ-Bequest to Baptist Female
?University at Raleigh becomes Immc
cllatelv available?Buse-ball game at/
Chapel Hill between universities of Vir?
ginia, and North Carolina-Opinions
(landed down by Supremo Court-Dam
?K? suits against the Seaboard Air Line,
Top nf Turtle Mountain rent, falling
rocks demolish houses; nearly a hundred
lives lost and the town of Flunk threat?
ened?Stuart Robson, the well known
nnd popular comedian, dies in New York
after a brief illness-King Edward vis?
us Pope Leo and Is received at tho Vati?
can with elaborate ceremony and grent
cordiality-Russia issues a semi-official
Mote denying any change of policy with
inference to Manchuria ? ports and con?
sulates-President Buoi?, lioforo the In?
toniate Commerce Commission, discusses
Hie question of combinations and says
coal will ha higher-? white woman
files In Alabama, at the venerable age of
???,?Julia M., an added starter, wins tho
Bosednla Stakes in New York-Virgin?
ians atlract much attention at. St. Louis;
Roosevelt and Cleveland arrive and aro
given heartv ovations-Attillo Moroslnl,
who married a descendant of Washington,
tendered a consular appointment-De
trolls take tho ilflh straight gamo und
tho (Hunts are again victorious-Threo
men killed nnd many Injured In a railroad
wloo|t-Mrs. Thaw Issues a statement,
nhowlng what part of her daughter's
fortune goes to tho Err? of Yarmouth?
Young man who courted a Virginia girl
over the wire now looking for a minister
to mai'i'v them by tolegrnph??Case In?
volving the now Virginia Constilutlrm not.
to bo heard in the United'States Supremo
Court until Oo'ober._
our european squadr'n
Arrives at Marseilles
(Hy Associateli Press.??
MARSEILLES, April 29.?'Ilio Piilteil
Btates European Squadron i:*i'lved liera
to-'dny from Vlllofranoho and oxohnnged
nullit?s with tho forts. In spilo of stormy
wentlior large crowds flocked to tho
wlinrv.is to witness thn arrival of tho
/& inquadrali, which consisted of the flng
>.. Chicago, tho Albany, tho Cincin?
nati' .. J? tho Machlas.
Tho tiiivornor of tho port boarded the
Chicago, greeted Adulimi Cotton and us
signed tho American warships to an ad?
vantageous position In the harbor, t o
tuko part In tho ceremonies to occur horn
to-morrow on tho arriviti o? Frosldt-nt
PENSATOLA, FLA? April 29.-Judgo
Pardeo, of tho United Status Circuit
Court) has granted a temporary Injunc
.tlon resi raining tho. Florida .Railway
Commission from enforcing a thn e cent
rate for passenger fares on tha division
of vii? Louisville and Nashville na 11 road
In this? State.
By order? of the commission tho three
cent rale was to huvo gone itilo ??rfeci
May 1st. Argument on tho motion to
make tlio injunction pormanont wJll be
fceard May 16th, ' "s
Awful Havoc of Earth?
quake and Flood.
Thousands of Tons of Earth
Are Hurled Down.
Tha River, Dammed by the Falling
Earth, R?eos and Threatens to En?
gulf the Little Mining Town of
Franklin British Columbia,
Houses Are Crushed
and Many Killed.
(By Associated ????.)
VANCOUVER, B. C., April 29.?Over?
whelmed by countless tons of rooks this
morning; shortly after 4 o'clock, and with
probably 112! of Its Inhabitants killed
almost Instantly, Iho Httlo mining town
of Frank, In Southwestern Alberta, lo
threatened with completo destruction by
flood to-night.
Old Man's River, which flows through
the center of tho town, In damned up by
the fallen rocks to the height of nearly
one hundred tootj nnd the entire valley
above-tha town Is flooded for miles. ' A
big body of water Is pressing with force
upon the dam, the only protection the
town of Frank now has, unless the river
shall find nnother channel. Should tho
Impromptu dam break the ?ntlre villoso
would be swept away.
A dispatch from Frank says:
"? tremendously loud 'reverberation
shook the whole valley of the Old Man's
River nt 4:10 o'clock, and scarcely half
the Inhabitant?, of tills town awok? to the
Impending danger, when Turtle Moun?
tain, opened and' thousands?-? of-.-tons of
rocks were hurled upon the town. The
mouth of tho Frank mino and many
houses seemed to fbe burled hundreds of
feet under tho rocks, which were still
being precipitated from tho lofty moun?
tain. The volunteer force were unable
to get Into the mine, but got near enoush
t? ascertain that not a man In the mine
had escaped death. Mnny of the miners
had been fearfully mangled. Tho disas?
ter was merciful to those men who were
employed above ground, as they must
have been killed instantly, while some of
those men In. the'workings of the mine
may yet bo alive If they have air to
breathe. The air-shafts In the mines
were closed up by that avalanche and
nil tho mon must have died from suf?
focation. > '. '
The disaster was not confined to the vi?
cinity of the mine, as many houses In the
town wero crushed to pieces and Inmates
killed. A conservative estimate Is that
the loss of life will exceed 10O, while other
returns place tho dead at 112. It la dif?
ficult to ascertain the exact loss of life,
as owing? to tho excitement and rush of
p?oplo on the streets no one could say
who is missing and who Is not. There
are no records available that will tell '
how many men wero working In and j
about tho mine at the time of the disas?
ter. It Is variously reported thnt there
were from eighteen to fifty miners undor
ground. It Is known thnt many women
nnd children have , suffered death, but
Just how many It Is' Impossible to tell at
When reports concerning tho magnitude
of the disaster and details concerning
It commenced to come In from reliable
men who had boon out prospecting for
news, It was discovered that the earth
opened for three-quarters of a mile and
many feot In width, and the whole north?
ern face of Turtlo Mountain slipped from
its place. The shock, resultant upon the
precipitation of tho millions of tons of roe
Into the valley, while only actually demol?
ishing comparatively fow of tho houses,
shook tho foundations of *a majority of
the dwellings In tho town, so that they
are unsafe to live In, and mnny hundreds
ot peoplo will have to live in the open or
under suoh temporary shelter as may
bo procurable.
Tho railroad track for a distance of
(Continued on Seventh Pago.)
Tendered Appointment as
Consul-General at San
(Special to Tho ???????-Dlspiitcli.)
MT. VERNON, N, Y., A.prll 20_Attillo
P. Morouliit, of thla city, son of Giovanni
Moi-pslnt, tho millionaire banker, received
a letter to-dny offering him the appoint?
ment of consul-general ot the United
States, In tho Italian principality of San
Marino. .
Mr. Mossili! Is the husband of the forni?
ci? Now. Jersey beauty, Mary Washing?
ton Koiul, and ? their daughter, Mary
Washington Moroslnl Is a dlycrt descend,
unt of ? Oaorgo Washington's mother,
tenth In Uno.
Mr. Mbrosliil considers the oftor of a
consulship u grant honor, It Is under?
stood that )t rests with his wife, wliotlior
he sha?!! accept It.
Sister Followed Her Dearly
Loved Brother to Grave.
Raymond and Emma Jennings Pass
Away Within a Few Hours of Each
Other?The Relatives Are
Whllo her little brother, Raymond, war
slowly . sinking In the room adjoining,
Emma Jennings, aged fifteen, was sud
donly seized with an attack of porltonltls
early Tuesday morning, and twelve hours
later, only a short time after the lad
had passed to the great beyond, tho child
succumbed to ? tho dread malady. And
yesterday the remains of the young ones
wore taken to Powhatan county, where
they were interred side by side In the
family burying ground. The chlldre;
were orphans and lived with their
brother, Robert Jennings, No. 903y?j West
Marshall Street.
The sudden death of little Miss Emma
Is said to have been partially, If not
wholly, attributable to the serious con?
dition of the brother, In whom she was
deeply Interested, and over whom she
constantly worried. Together ?he two
deaths, happening as they did .'within a
few hours of each other, the last so sud?
den, forms one of the saddest Incidents
recorded In Richmond In a number of
years, and the Immediate rotatives of the
deceased tots have been condoled on all
sides by their numerous friends and ac?
quaintances. Th>-y are hcart-brokon ovo:
the disaster.
Raymond, the first of the children to be
removed by death, had been 111 for prob?
ably three weeks, first being stricken
with the measles. This was cured, imme?
diately after which the lad was taken
with peritonitis, appendicitis and pneu?
monia, the combination of diseases rap?
idly ontlng away his vitality. While hr
was abed, Emma, the fond sister, seemed
As his condition grew worse her spir?
its waned, but she stili continued to per?
form her duties atout the house as usual.
Monday, night she retired and apparently
she was as well as, ever, and as the
hours'slipped by no sound save the heavy
breathing of the dying.boy was to be
heard by those who sat up with him.
The girl was In the room adjoining and
there was a door between.
Shortly after 5 o'clock the elder sister
of the now deceased children overheard
a gurgling sound In th-e sleeping apart?
ment adjoining the sick room. She hast?
ened to Investigate, and iuund little
Emma, the child who had retired well
nnd hearty the nltfht previous, uncon?
scious and seemingly dying. She called
a physician, nnd the child was brought
around all right by noon.
But in _the meantime Raymond had
grown much worse, and at 12:20 he died.
F.nvma was apprised of this fact, and a'
swooned Immediately, never regaining
consciousness. At 5:20, five hours after
her brother had passed away, her spirit;
also, took flight.
(Special to The Tlmcs-DIsuatch.i
BUENA VISTA. VA.. April 29.-CUnton
Goodman, the ten-year-old son of "W. T.
Ooortmnn, a well-to-do farmer, who lives
eight mile? from hero, was killed this af?
ternoon by being dragged to death by a
runaway horse. The boy wns taking some
fertilizer to the field, when the horse
became entangled and started to run,
catching him In the traces and dragging
him to the house a mangled corpse.
(Special to The TlniPH-Dlnpnteh.)
STAUNTON, VA., April. 29.-Dr. Harold
H. Hass, of the navy, who attempted
suicide here lnst night, leaving a sealed
letter to Sonora Muleen, of Porto Rico,
Is conscious nnd has some prospects ot
recovery, but he will loso his sight. He
Is resting fairly woll, x?
This Time a Car of Bran is
Subject of Controversy and
Virginian Comes First,
(Special to Tlio Tlnioedllaputch.)
BALTIMORE, MD., April ?.-A second
dispute between R. S. Cochran, of Plains,
Va., and Henry W, Stratton, manager for
C, R, Lull, of Milwaukeo, Wls? was set?
tled to-day by a court of arbitration hero.
The story of p. auel having been ar?
ranged betwoen Mr. Coehrnn and Mr,
Stratton to tnko place In Baltimore, a?
a rosult of nn argument over a car ot
corn, attraoted much attention laut week.
This sooond dispute, however, was a
case of shipment, and delivery of ?, car ot
bran and the court docldod In favor ot
Mr. Coelirau.
Instead of settling this latter' dispute
with swords, pistols, or lists, as was pro?
posed In tho corn dispute, it waa decided
by the two guilt lemon to leave tho case
to arbitration,
The car of bran wa? o.rderod, by Mr.
Cochran for quick shipment, which
nieaiiB shipment within live days, There
wan consldnrable delay whllo the car whs
en route to Its destination. The eon*?,
decided, however, thnt the car was nut
f shipped until some. timo after tho ttvo
da ye allowed for a uulek uhlpment or
Well-Known Actor Passes
Away After Short Illness.
Had Played in Richmond Many Years,
First Wlth.Crano and Then as an In?
dividual Star, and Always to
Big Houses.
(By AMOelatod Pre??.)
NEW YORK, April 2U.-ytuart Rob
Bon, the veteran comedian, died to-night
of heart diseuse at tho Hotel Savoy. He
was slxty-soven years of age, and had
been on the stage for fifty-one years.
Mr. Robson was tuken ill early In
March, and was obliged to rest com?
pletely for' two a>e?ks. Ho resumed his
engagement on March 10th, and after
playing in Now York and Brooklyn, ap?
peared In various towns.? in the upper
part of this State. A few days ago he
was taken III In Auburn, N, Y., and was
then brought to this city.
Tho Interment will take place at Co
hassott, Mass., on Friday.
In Richmond, with t'ne singlo exception
of Joreph Jefferson, there was probably
no more popular comedian on the stage
than Stuart Robson. He first appeared
here with William H. 'Crane at tho Rich?
mond Theatre in. 1884, producing The
Two Dromlos. The two comedians, under
the firm name of Robson and Crane
starred together for many seasons. The
announcement that 'llobson nnd Crane
were to appear was sufficient to pack the
theatre to the doors. This partnership
continued until some years ago, when
for business reasons the comedians sep?
arated and appeared as Independent
The best part that Robson ever plnyed
was. Bertie, the Lamb. In The Henrietta.
Ho was admirably suited to the part nn
account of his peculiar mannerisms, and
his tricks of voice, to both of which ho
owed most of his success as a comedian.
These wero a part of the comedian him?
self, and no matter what tho role might
be, they entered into It.
While the- comedian was, probably best
known through his Impersonations In The
Two Dromlos and The Henrietta, he had
appeared here In many other pieces,
among which were "Our Bachelors,"
"The Jucklins," "Oliver Goldsmith" and
"She Stoops to Conquer,"
Mr. Robson had spent over half a cen?
tury upon the stage.
The Governor of Rhodo Island and staff
will arrive In Richmond early Saturdny
morning from Andersonvllle, Ga. The
party will stop In this city about soven
hours. .
This is the only Democratic Governor
north of Mason's and Dfxon's lino. Col?
onel E. I?. Fre->mnn, who is on the Gov?
ernor's staff, Is past grand commander
of Knights-Templar and Is well known to
Masons of this city. During his stay In
Richmond he will be the guest of Cap?
tain B. F. Jacob, No. 729 West Main
Streit, where ho will be pleased to see
his friends.
(By Associated Press.)
SAVANNAH. GA.. April ?.?Jim Jef?
fords, of San Francisco, and Chris Himm?
ler,' of Cumberland. Md., heavyweights,
went on for twenty rounds before the Sa?
vannah Athletic Club to-night. Jeffords
had the advantage In height, weight,
rench and science. Himmler was knocked
out in the ninth round, after making an
exceptionally game and clover contest.
Tho cheers were for the defeated man,
Explains How Estate of Her
Daughter, the Countess of
Yarmouth, is Invested.
(?t Assortoteli Pr?s?.)
PITTSBURG, PA., April 23.?The fol?
lowing communication to the Associated
Press by Mrs. William Thaw, mother of
Iho Countess of Yarmouth, explain?. It?
"There Is one line of romance?to call
It by no harsher term?largely Indulged
In by newspapers, which the Associated
Press Is asked to correct. Tho particu?
lar Instance now referred to Is that of
the 'settlement' in connection with the
mnrrlage of the Euri of Yarmouth. Brief?
ly, the facts aro those:
"Miss Thaw, now tho Countess of Yar?
mouth, at tho death of her father, was
left (as wore each of his five children by
his seoond marriage) with un Independ?
ent fortune of nearly half a million dol?
lars? Half of this amount was Imme?
diately put In trust for each child, the
Income only to bo available during their
"Part of tho remaining half of tho for?
tune of oaoh of theso children consists of
one-tenth share euch In the 'William
Thaw Coke trust,' which Is tied up abso?
lutely and Irrevocably, save ub to Income.
"What Is known as the 'free ostate*
of Miss Thaw, amounting to about one
half of the whole estate, has been, by
consent of herself and Lord Yarmouth,
formed Into a third trust, to be managed
hy tho Fidelity Title and Trust Company,
of Pittsburg, together with one individ?
ual trustee.
"The Incoino from all throo trusts will
be palfl to the Countess of Yarmouth, ex?
cept a small compllmentr-ry fractional ? ?.
como (nothing HI??* what, at various
times has been stated), whltili she, with?
out suggestion from the other side, al?
lotted to tho Karl himself,
"In caeo of her death It la arranged
that the Income from ubout pne-ilft'h of
her totul estate will'bo paid over to or
Invested for the benefit of the title ami
estate of Hertford, to whloh, should he
outlive hie father, the Earl will succeed"
Cannon Booming and Thou?
sands of Lights Flashing.
Lieutenant-Governor Willard and Gen'l
Fitzhugh Lee Lionized?Cap!. R. E.
Loe, Jr.,. Mistaken Along the
Way for John L. Sullivan.
(Special from a Staff Correspondent.)
ST. LOUIS, MO? April 29.-I? tho splen?
did 'blaze of glory ln which tho Louisiana
Purchaso Exposition is being dedlcnted
foreshadows ln any consideratalo degree
what Is to follow, tho great show will
succeed, beyond tho wildest dreams of
Its most sanguino friends and support?
Tho President of. tho United States, at?
tended by richly uniformed military,
Cabinet ministers nnd diplomatic corps,
together with ofllclal ? representatives'
from nearly every Slate and territory In
tho Union, aro within tho wide-open
gates of proudSt. Louis, and tho brilliant
functions ? begun to-day aro bolng con?
tinued to-night amid the booming of can?
non and the flashing of a thousand lights,
Acting Governor Joseph E, Willard and
party of Virginians arrl-ved hero on a
Big Four train to-night, and were given
a royal welcome. They are, quartered at
the splendid planters Hotel, and tho Vir?
ginians ln the city wore lined up there
by Governor Willard to-night. General
Fitahugh Leo Is ln the. party, and ha
and Governor Willard aro being fairly
lionized by tho citizens of St. Louis, Gen?
eral Lee attended a brilliant dinner to?
night, to which Governor Willard was
also Invited, but which tho lattei: could
not attend. To-morrow Is the big day of
tho occasion, and the VIrglnlanu have
been assigned distinguished places In tho
The young Lioutenant-Governor, who is
here by ofllclal designation of Governor
.Montague fo represent the Stato, Is fully
maintaining the reputation of the Com?
monwealth, whoso great son .was bq In?
strumental of bringing about the, Louis-;
lana purchase, and he Is ^elng eagerly'
sought at his hotel by many citizens and
' Governor Willard Is attended by Colonel
Robert? .13. Leo, Jr., of Fairfax, who will
appear as staff ofllcer In? full uniform ln
the parade to-morrow.
The trip of tho Virginia party wan a
pleasant one, and was mudo without spe?
cial incident except that the crowds at
tho stations along tho way persisted in
mistaking Colonel "Bob" Leo for John L.
Sullivan, the noted pugilist. Ho was
called a? for a speech at Clifton Forgo
by some of the sporting fraternity, and
when passing through a car at Indianap?
olis ho was hugged and cheered by pas?
sengers, who thought him tho great,
The Virginia party, Including the com?
missioners on the part of the State to the
Exposition, will return ns the guests of
Governor Willard In a private car on
Saturday night, reaching Rlohmond Mon?
day morning.
C. A. B.
He arid Ex-President Cleveland Both
Given Hearty Welcome..
(By Associated Press.)
ST. LOUIS, MO.,'April 29,-Presldont
Roosevelt arrived this ovonlng to partici?
pate in tho dedication ceremonies of tho
Louisiana Purchaso Exposition. It was
expected generally that he would leave
his train at Union Station, and a dense
thtong had congregated there, but to
avlod Just such an assemblage arrange?
ments were mnde to have him leave tho
train at Forsytho Junction, threo miles
from tho center of tho city. Members of
tho National Commission of tho World's
Fair, a reception committee, bonded by
President Francis, and a, crowd of speo
(Contlnued on Second Pago.)
Couple Who Made Love by
Telegraph Wish Minister to
Marry Them Same Way,
(Special to Tho Tlmos-Dlspntch.)
NEW YORK, April 29,-Joseph J. M?n
cltau, a telegraph ^operator of Plalnllold,
N, J., Is disappointed that hu cannot Und
a ? preacher who understands telegraphy,
Ilio fears that a romance, which so far
hiio been conducted by wire, must roach
H? climax In a commonplace marriage.
Put ho will bo wedded May Olli, whether
ho finds a telegraphic minister or mot.
Miss Conuh J. Barioni of* Glavorsvlllo,
N. V., Is tho happy young Ju?y, She prn
sld?ni over a iuli-graph kuy in the quint
railroad stutinn at Blacksburg, Va,, six
years ago, and at that timo Mondoau held
a similar position nt Dunvllle, Va. To
while away the timo when business, was
slack, Miss Burton and, Mondoau talkuil
with each other over tho wire. They lu?
ti oduccd themselves to each other by
wire and made lovo by wire.
Ho was transferred to Pliilnllold an?! ubo
to GlovorsYlllo. Still ilio courtship con?
tinued. Tho l?'oposul was mado and ac?
cepted by rofegraph and ? tho dato for
tho wedding arranged. Invitations have
beer, sent by telegraph, Instead of by the
usual engraved card, and now tho' demand
h? for a minister who can perform a mur
rlugo ceremony by telegraph, ? \
Received at the Vatican With
Great Cordiality.
The Pontiff and England's Sovereign
Talk for Some Time, and Their
Parting Words Are Cordial.
Both Are Pleased.
(By Associated Press.)
ROME, April 29.?King Edward visited
Pope Leo at the Vatican this afternoon,
going dlroct from the British Embassy
In a closed carriage. Ho wus accompa?
nied by Colonel Lamb,' the British mili?
tary attncho. Tho carriage bearing the
Fing was followed by another containing
members of His Majesty's suite; ' People
gathered on the streets and looked on'
with curiosity, but they abstained from
any demonstration.
.It.was also remarked that, contrary to
the usual etiquette, King Edward did not
lunch at tho British Embassy, but.had
lunchoon at the Qulrlnal, and, after a
brief stop at the embassy, drove to the
Vatican. Thus far did King Edward give
way to the Vatican desires.
Tho carriage In which the King drove
to tho Vatican did not belong to the
Qulrlnal, as a? carriage of the King o?
Italy could not get within the precincts
of the Apostolic palace.
The Vatican Is perhaps the most cere?
monious of Europe, it Is undoubtedly
one of the moat picturesque, and all coa
turnes worn there are of medieval times.
As King Edward's carriegos, at twenty
minutes past 4, entered the Court at
San D?maso, surrounded ; by the well
known logglo of Raphael, and which has
been trodden by the feet of every sove?
reign who visited Rome, with the excep?
tion'of the present Sllah of Persia, His
Majesty was saluted by a battalion of
the ' Palatine Guards, In full uniform.
Tattoo was ?Ivon on the drum heads;
there was no music, as. there aro no
Papal .bands.
. When tho royal party reached the
grand staircase leading to the. Papal
apartments, King Edward was greeted
by tho Marquis Saohottl, who acted for
;Prliico Ruspollj the lntrpdiicer of sove?
reigns, '..who is 111;' Monsignor!'Merry del
Val and Prince Airtici-Mnttol, At thu
upper landing there wns grouped In Im?
posing array a number qt other eccle?
siastics, who formed a characteristic
and ' magnificent assembly.' Behind this
group, attired In brilliant uniforms, wero
tho Knights of the Cape nnd chamber?
lains In black velvet breeches, blouses
with stiff white ruffs and gorgeously jew-:
oled chains about tholr necks, giving
a touch of brilliant color to the scene.
King Edward addressed a few words of
kindly, thanks In return for the hearty
greetings offered him. Upon arrivimi' be-"
foro the private apartments of the Pope,
tho Noble Guard rendered military hon?
ors to the British'Sovereign.
At the conclusion of this coromony tho
door of tho Pope's apartments was im?
mediately open?Jd and the aged Pontiff
was revealed standing at the threshold.
Ills hand was extended, awaiting Ills
guest. His Holiness was dressed In robes
of white and a rod velvet cape bordored
with ormino. Even King Edward paused
a moment upon seeing the Pontiff In his
white garments. The Pope's face was
the color ot Ivory, but ho moved without
aid and with no apparent difficulty. From
his entire person thore soemed to ema?
nate sentiments of benevolence and spir?
itual grace. The King and Pope clasped
hands and exchanged n.fow words in
French. King Edward passed within the
papal apartment, ?the door was closed
and tho Popo and his guost was left
King Edwnrd with the Pontiff for twen?
ty minutes. A bell was then rung and
King Edward's suite was admitted and
presented to the Pope. This little cere?
mony seemed to please the Pope Im?
mensely. At Its conclusion King Edwnrd
took his lonve, tho Popo crosslgg the
room nt his side and saying his last words
at the door. ,
From the Vatican, King Edwnrd passed
through the Pinza of St. Peter, whore
ho was warmly groeted In English by a
number of Scotch pllgrlmn now In Rome,
who shouted. "Hurrah for the King."
Had King Edwnrd looked up at that mo?
ment ho would hnvo aoeo a figure at a
window on the second story of the palace.
It was Popo I.oo. Constrated with the
King, who stood among the scene of
animation on the Plaza, the solitary
white figuro at. tho window seemed
to aceontuiito tho Impression nf the Pope'
ns a prisoner. The King returned to the
?British Embussy.
Delegations to National Y. M.
C. A. Convention and Expo?
sition Dedication Escape
Illy AMOClutflil Prens.)
TERRE HAUTE, IND., April .'O.-Throo
persona Woro killed, two fatally and a
dozen seriously lnjurod In a wreck In
the railway yards hero to-night. ?V west?
bound Vandalia pnssonger train struck
a switch engine and two cara near the
Highland Steel Mill.
The dead:
NICHOLAS A. LUET7,, baggageman.
Attached to the train wus ? special car
carrying, a party of twenty-seven pooplo
from Philadelphia to the National Young
Men's Christian Association Convention
at Topoka, Kan, Another, cur carded, tho
New Jersey delegation to the Louisiana
Pin chase Exposition dedication. None
of tho members of either' party were In?
jured. The'killed and Injured wero tn the
iduy coach.
Two Reports Presented,
by the Committee.
- -F?
The Other Takes Issue With*
it on Every Point.
Concurrent Resolution Providing for
the Appointment of a. Joint Com?
mittee?Senate to Consider the
Two Reports on Wednes?
day Next ? The Two
Reports In Full.
: The case of Judge C. J. Campbell,
the County Court of Amhorst, efforts to '
remove whom havo been engaging the
attention of the General Assembly for
several months, now seems little nearer
conclusion than three months ago.
In fact, If a resolution offered In the
Senate yesterday, accompanying the re?
port of Chairman Mcllwalno and five
other members o? the Committee for
Courts of Justice, bo adopted, the entire
trial of the judge on charges alleging
causes for his removal will have to bo
had over agiiln. Another report offered
and signed by six members of the sama
committee, takes the position that the ?
testimony already taken le sufficient, .
and that It Is now In order for the Senate '
to concur In the action ot the House as
embodied In the joint resolution removing
the judgo from office. Tho legal, quee-'
t'.ons Involved In tho < conflicting reporta
and recommendations of the comniltteo
?must be fought out on. the'floor Of the'
An Even Split.
The Senate Committee for Courts of
Justice, to which the case was referred,'
Is badly divided as to the proper proce-'
dura in the case, six members signing
one report and six others another. Judgo
Mann, the thirteenth member of thu
committee, is not participating In thu
committee deliberations, having boenti
witness before the House Committee.
Tho committee was required, under the
resolution of reference, to report, first,
as io tho legal status.of the case; second,
their conclusions upon the evidence taken
and printed In the caus?. .
Messrs. Cogbill, Bruco, Byars, Sears,
Harman and Walker slgn~-a' report In
whloli It la stated: ?I) That the proceed?
ings heretofore had In the Campbell case
have boon In substantial compliance with
the requirements of the Constitution and
In nccord with precedents.
(2) That tho stenographic report of the
testimony taken by the House Commit?
tee contains tho eyidonce, and all tho evi?
dence, which should bo considers by the
Senate In Its action on the Joint resolu?
tion of removal.
(!)) Tho signers refrain from express?
ing their conclusions upon the evidence.
The other report, whloh Is signed by
Mr. Mellwnlne, chairman of lh,e commit?
tee, and by Messrs. Harvey, Ople, "Wat
kins and Brynnt, nnd (with a reserva?
tion) by Mr. Whltehead, Is a typewritten
document, of nine pnges, reviewing tho.
procedure of the Gonoral Assembly In the
case, quoting section 104 of tho Constitu?
tion, and roachlng, after argument, sub?
stantially these conclusions:
(1) That nn opportunity of defense has
not been afforded Judge Campbell In
theio nroreedlncrs, riftor the notice had
bp,-n served, upon him.
? (2) Judge Campbell lias hart no oppor?
tunity to bo heard on the third charge,
fixing the causoa for removal, which was
ninde by tho Investigating committee In
Its report to the House after the taktne
of evidence had been concluded.
(.1) Tho testimony tnken by the House
Commttteo cannot be used as legal ovl
rtenco to sustain tho formal charges set
forth ns causea for removal of Judge
Campbell In tho conmirrnnt resolution of '
the two houses.
(?I) The onuses for removal (not the
nlleged causes) have not beten epraftd
upon the Journal of tho House, although
It hns passed the concurrent resolution
now before the S<*nnte.
Plnnlly, the signers refrain from ex?
pressing any conclusions In regard to the
ease, not dooming the printed testimony
before the Houso Committee legal evi?
dence |n this proceeding against Judgo
Cnmptmii under the Constitution.
Mr. Whltchend concurs In thla report,
except that he Is not prepni*?rt to any
thnt "the testimony tnken before the In??
vestlgutlng commltteo of the House of
Delegates la not legal evidence."
Append*'?! to the Mcllwalno report Is
? concurrent resolution, tho adoption of
which |s recommended. This eonourrt-nt
resolution provides for n Joint commlt
toe of' flv?? members on the part of thu
Senate awl live members on the pnrt of
Ihn House, nppolnted by the presiding
oflloer??, to take nnd report to the ????
eral Assembly the legni evldenco offered
In support or refutation of tho nllogid
onuses for the romovnl of Judgo C. J,
Campbell, .The snld committee Is nuthor
l7eil to sit during the recess, nnd la glvfn.
nil necessary powers. ??, .
'l'ho consid?ration of tho two reports
nnd tito resolmllon accompanying one of
them was set. ns a h|u>oI.iI order for W?d?;"
nosday. Muy (Uh, at 13:1? P. M. The???'?
wns no discussion whatever of tho mat?
ter yesterday. "?
The First Report.
When the ?ms.ttor came up. In the Ben??
ate ehortly after 2 o'clock yesterday ?f?
. iiirnoon. Mr. MUlwalno, oi Ftjtmburg,

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