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mer boarders obtained if you use Times-Dis? patch Want Ads. now. TIIK T1MES FOUNDED 1884, THE DISPATCH FOUNDED 1850. Do you need good help? If so use Times Dispatch Want Ads. Results certain. WHOLE NUMBER 17,209. RICHMOND, VA., WEDNESDAY, MAY 130, 190(5. PRICE TWO CENTS. HE NEVER SAW ' PHntTMHKS Rlchardson Makes a Full and Emphatic Denial ofMoore's Statement SENT SUMMONS FORE. H, CLOWES Special Accountant H. B. Boudar Testifies to the Luxuries on the Bills and Suggests An Entirely New System of Bookkeeping ior the Institution. (Bpeclal from Stnff Cdrrespond .nt.) WILLIAMBRURO, VA., May M.-Judgc D. C. Rlchurdson. of Richmond, a formar member of the board, nppenred beforo the Investlgatlng commlttee of tbe East? ern Stnte Hospltul to-dny nnd ln preclse nnd uhmiBtiikable terms denled tbe tes? tlmony of .1. S. Moore as "absotutely un true," though be Bald be dld not believe Mr. Moore Intc-ndcd to Injure hlm. It wns a dramatlc scene when Judge Rlchardson ln answer to a question, de? nled tlie charges mnde by J. S. Moore, that he had learned tbo prlvate marks of the bldder, hnd used thal khowledgt. to secure bids for Moore and had after wards told Moore thut hci had used thu prlvate marks and liad In tlils way secured t,he contracts. The testlmony of J. 8. Moore was read to Judgo Richardson by the ofllclal Btenogrnpher, so thut ho would know the exact languagc Mr. Moore had used. Slowly and emphatically, Judge Rlch? ardson replled: "1 say now posltlvejy that any state? ment that I ever nsked for, received or know of any prlvate mark of any bld? der, ls absolutely untrue." Judge Rlchardson then declared that J. 8. Moore hnd called on hlm slnce glvlng hls evidence and liad sald he dld not know how hc had come to glve the evidence, when he (Rlchardson) was not even a member of the board at the tlme Moore sald the matter occurrcd. Again, just beforo leavlng the stand, Judge Riehardfon again denied the charge as untrue. , Could Not Be So. "I deslro lo emphaslze what have already sald. "What he (Moore) has sald regardlng hls privnte marks ls not true and could not be. so." ? * ? "I could think he liad made n mistake lf he had named the wrong date only onoo, but he has nnmod the date slx tlmes." "lf I hnd done what he says I dld, I would be a spy on the actlons of my colleagues who I so hlghly esteom." "The charges nre untrue." Judge Rlchardson wns clear and coh e|... In hls statements, and it .vns felt by every ono prcent ihat he had for .',1 tlme *llonooil the uncallcd for charges that hnd been mado against hlm. Tnde. d, Chairrnan Sadler. spt-aklng for the com? mlttee, sald that no one believed the charges, but put down tho statements lo the bltterness of n "klckcr." At the opening nf the mornlng sesslon Mr. Merce-r. the clerk of the hospital, at tbo request of Colonel Lawless, flled a copy of the books of the hospital, showing thnt J. S. Moore and Sons had received nwnrds at fourteen of the twenty quar ters whlle Judge Rlchardson was on the board. amountirfg to $.-,547.-0, althnugh Moore had testlfled that ho had not re recelved nny awards, and had been passed over. Mr. Mercer nlso testlfied that Mr. Cole and Mr. Clowes, members of tHo speclal board, hnd sold artlcles to tho hospital. Senator Sadler then asked: "Don't you know tliat It Is dlreetly ngnlnst the law for a member of the board to sell supplies to tho hospital?" Mr. iMercer replled: "Yes, I so undcr . tand lt." Luxuries. Tho chalnnan then nsked n number sf .earchlng questlons regardlng tho number of "luxuries" purehaRcd hy the hospital for the usn of the membors of tho board, and then sald: "We want thls Informatlon so wo can report to tho Doglslaturc whether or not lt wlll be cheaper to pny the bonrd (of hospltals) a por dlem rather than feed them." Judge Rlchardson, in answer to a qms tlon by Senator Rlson, sald that he know of no "favorltism" practlccd by nny membor of tho bonrd wlllle he wns a member, nnd thnt lio consldered thcn honost and patriotic gentlemen. Mr. Roudar, tho export accountant. tes? tlfied that tho books of the hospital woro nol kept ln an up-to-dato manner, nnd that It wns nlmost Impossible to make tip i stntement from them. He urged that a now sj-Btem bo installerl. Many Cigars. Mr. Boudar sald that tho books show t-rt Ihat many supplies wero purchased nt retnll nnd that somo of thoso supplies wero not on tho "hld llst." The prln clple artlclo was, ho sald, gunno, whlch was purchased froin L. "W. Lano. Mr. Roudar nlso stnted tliat from Mny, 1(02, to March, 10C4, there had been pur? chnsed 2,80') clgars and tlint whllo the l|?neral board smoked! 5c (ilgnrs, Ihe ?peclal board smoked the 10c varlety. Xle snld that-many thousands of dollnrs were expended for Smltlifield hams, Wlld duck, Wlld turkoys, Soft crnbs, Turtle, Venlson, Oysters, Clnms, Lobster, and Ice oroain. Senator Sadler asked: "If these dotlcaoles were uned on the oftlcerB table. thoy llved woll." A summons was sent to tha sheriff of Richmond to-day, dhoctlng Mr. Clowes to appenr before tlm commltteo to-mor yow. The Proceedings. The 18th day's sesslon wna cnlled to ordor at 10 o'cloek, tho mi.ui.ci-_ nf the commlttee havlng prevlously inspectod tho fai'in., 'Mr. Ould. of the commlttee, wns again absent by leave of tha comnilttoo. 'Alr. Mercer, tho clerk, was recalled to tho sta'nd. fWtne.s wns asked by Colonel Lawless j" Continu.a on founh Page. BEING HELD UP, CAN FIELD WROTE Light Thrown Yesterday On Cause Fcr Quarrel With Lawyer. NAME OF, WOLCOTT NOW MENTIONED Said That Former United States Senator Gave Promissory Note for $60,000 for Gambling Losses Incurred in New York House. (Special to The Times-Dispa'cn.) NEW YORK, May 29.?Interesting light was thrown on the genesls of the quarrel between Rlchard A. Canfleld. and hls former friend, John Delahanty, whlch brought the suit by the latter for $-,-,5(0 for legal servlces, when,: durlng the pro? ceedings ln the Supreme Court to-day, It was developed that Delahanty had.for warded to hls client a bill for JlO.wiO, tfcnt by former Judgo Edgar L. Fursman. Canfield's opinion of the propriety of thls demand was expressed in the fol? lowlng letter wrltten to his lawyer on Jnnuary 14, 1904: "Dear John,?What means thls ex traordinary note which I enclose. Judge Fursman was paid $5,000 for hls servlces in the Bucklen cnse last sprlng. You told me yourself that he was out of the matter. The only charge he can make against me Is for your conBiUatlon .wlth hlm. No man at the bar can make such a charge as hls against me. No man can pay such bllls. I have already paid out $__.OO0 excluslvQ of the Lowlsohn case. I shall submlt thls to the bar asso? ciation. The legal proceedings ln wnich 1 have been Involved havo been a shrlektng scandal. \ "I shall not submlt to such a pro ceedlng wlthout making a public protest. Yours. "R. A. C." Delahunty testlfled that he replied curtly to Canfleld that both hls letter anfl that of Judge Fursman wero a surpnse to hlm and that ho further told Buckln, Canfleld's manager, to tell tho latter that he had bstter not write any more such lettei*; that he would not ta_o rucIi languagc. from Canfleld or any other mnn. I Matter Compromised. J Ir. Delahunty testlfled later that Furs. man had received $T,,0OO at tho tlmo ho sent In his hill for $10,000. 'ihe latter part of January 1904, there was a moot ing between Fursman, Canfleld and Dela? hunty and the matter was flnally com? promised hy glvlng him nn addltlonal $..,000 check. A letter from Cunfleld, nt Saratoga, dated September 2, 1903, .referrcd to a Mr. Dunn, who, it stnted, had boon lntcr vlewed by frlends closer thnn Mr. Rtanch fleld. This dld not mean, tho lettor ex plalned, that Mr. Stnncbfleld- should In any wny rolnx hls. efforts, but 110 one wanted nny glory out of tho mntter?only success. Mr. Canfleld was satlsfled that (Contlnued on Second Page.) MOB WENT ON SPECIAL HND TOOK LDCKSMITHS Carried White Prisoner From Jail and Strung Him Up to Telegraph Pole, (By Assoclnta Press.) TALLULAH, DA? May 2fl.-Robert T. Rogers, a whlto nmn, nwaltlng hls trlnl 011 the chnrgo of murderlng Jesse Brown, a inerchnnt nt Gernrd, Richland Parish, was lynchei. at mldnlght by a mob, whlch came from the west on a speclnl train over the Vlcksburg, Shreveport and Pa? clflc- Rallroad, The mob appeared after 10 o'olock ond camo fully prepared wlth looksmlths, who had 110 troublo breaking Into tlio jail. Tho jull waa unguarded ond the sheriff, who llved some dlstanca. away, wns not aware of what waB golng on uritll 110 saw_tho tnob loadlng the man off. Xtogers was strung up to a telegraph pole, and as soon aa they felt assured. he was doud, tho mob quietly dlsper?ed. Tho fear tliat Rogers would escapo pun Isliniont for hls crlpio beeanso of legal tochnlculltlos prompted tlio lyiiohlns. Ao cordlng to tlio ovldonce adduced at tho llrst trlal ln March,-1001, Rogers ahd two othor whlto men, named Anderson and Womaok. together wlth two negroos, en torod tho storo of Jesse N. Brown, a inerchnnt, nt Cllrard, In thls parfSli, and. after ehootlng hlm a miniber of tlnios nnd strlklng hlm over tho head wlth tlicJi* plstols tlll hu was dead. aet Uio to the bodj', . GULl-T III HEART Murder or Suicide of "Well -Known Virginia Physician in Chicago Hotel. LEFT NOTE FOR HIS FATHER Latter is Dr. S. R. Sawye.r, of Wytheville, Formerly Mem? ber of Legislature. (Special 4o The Times-Dispatch.) CHICAGO, ILL., May 9.?Dr. S. R. Sayers, Jr., of Wytheville, Va, was found dead in hls b-M at the Gault House thls afternoon. Tfto surroundings of the body indicated that he had commltted sui? cide, but some suspicious circumstances caused'thc police tp lnvestlgate tlie pos? sibility of murder..... The body lay on the bed wlth a bullet wound th.-Wgh the heart. The revolver which had infllcted the wound lay close to hls hand. The left arm was stretched oiit over the chd of the bed. Blood from a deep gash in tbe left wrlst luid been permltted to cJ.lp Into a wash bowl, whlch later had been pushed under tho bed. The knlfe wlth whlch the wound had been infllcted had dlsappeared. The most thorough search by the police faiied tc reveal a knife or scalpel, with whlch the cut would have been made. Tho disap pearance of the knife Indicated to the police that some one had been In the room elther at the tlme of Dr. Sayers's death or immediately precedlfig. Left Brief Note. Llttle informatlon about Dr. Sayer could be obtalned from the hotel employes. He went to the hotel Saturday mornlng and reglstered under the namo of S. R. Smlth, New York. He had no vlsltors that the hotel clerk could remember. Sunday mornlng he had hls breakfast sent to his room, and Sunday afternon he wns seen Itl tlie cafe. He had no drlnks sent to hl_ room; wrote no letters nnd nccordlng to the chambermnld spent most of hls time readlng. No one heard the shot flred or heard any noise of a striiggle ln the room. The rooms on that side wore occupl-.iu, and the ocoupantB were In each. This afternoon the chambormald report? ed to Mrs. Kllznbeth Chambers that she had been unable to get ln the room for two days. The room was Immediately forced and Dr. Sayer's body was found lylng on tlic bed. He was dressed only ln hls underwear. Hls left wrlst, whlch had been cut, was wrapped In n. towel, whlch apparently hnd been selzed from the washstand on tho bureau. A hastlly wrlt? ten note wns found. It said; "Notlfy Dr. S. R. Sayors, Sr? Wylhevtllo, Va." In tbe clothing found on tho chair wns $620.15, a watch and a quantitv of valuable iowelry, watch clmrms and rlngs, Indlcat ing that lio was h member of .Mystlc Shrlne and a Knlght Templar. Theory of Police. The body was taken to Sheldon's undor taklng rooms. Pollceman Edward Hurloy then mndo a search of thc room to flnd (Contlnued on Fifth Page,) HE ENDS HIS LIFE Jack Tennent, Drummer for Rich? mond House, Commits Suicide in St. Louls. (Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.) ST. LOUIS, MO., May _9.-After carry? lng a bottlo of carbollc acid wllh hlm for a week, durlng whlch tlmo tho Unlted States marshal hnd been seeklng hlm with a subpoena, "Jack" Tennant, travellng salesmnn for tho Stephen Putney Shoe Company, of Rlohmond, Va? and son of John H, Tennent, the founder of tho Tennent Shoe Company, whlch reoently collapsed, entalllng a total loss to stock? holders nnd credltors of approxlmately a mllllon dollnrs, drank tho polson at the hoine of hls father in .YebHtor Cj.oves. TJio polson wlth whlch the young man ended hls llfo waa bought in Waco, Texas, whlle ho was thore on a trlp for the Rlohmond concom. Ho nrrlved ln St. IxhiIb Sundny evening and ended hla llfo twelvb hours lator wlthout seeln'S hls' young wlfo, from whom ho liad beon ostrnnged, accordlng to' frlond. of tho famlly, slnco tho shoo company's aenaa tlonal falluro. Jack Tennent was we.i known ln .8t. Louls,, wJiore ho was born In 1871. Sihoe ho entbred.buslness he had been aottve ?ln social and club llfe und was a famlllar flgure ln tho gayest circles of tho clty. . Handsome, talonted, good-natured, he vvas popujar ftPd well llke., and hun REBELS MffEl BACK FROM CITY i; C a p t u red Guatemalan Town, But Were Later Forced To Retire. OVERTHROW OF CABERA CERTAIN People Flocking to Standard of Barillas, Who Has Begun Movement From Moun tains ? Fbrdgn In? terests Supporting the Revolution. <By Assoclated Pross.) PANAMA, May 29.?The Assoclated Press has recelved the followlnrj dis patch; "Guatemaia, May 29th (9:12 A. M.), Revolution started, but already crushed. (Slgned.) Estrada Cabera." Senor Cabera Is the President of Guatemaia. (B.v Assoclated Press.) MEXICO 6ITY, May 29.?Genernl Cns tello, commandlng one detachment of Guatemalan revolutlonlsts, after taklng the city of Ocos, was forced to retire be? fore supeiior forcea. Castello Is now re? ported to havo taken a 'new baBo and wlll be reinforced to-nlght by several hun? dred good flghtlng men from the steamer Emplre City. General Barillas ls in the mountalns, making.hls way to Quezaltenango. Ba? rillas lias with him a llne body of plckod men and is reported to he steadlly re crulting his force. No news has been recelved hero from Salvador, but the in vuding force should by tlils tlme bo well udvanced Into Guatemaia. Resldent Guatemalans here Btate that the whole eountry ls rlpe for tho over throw of Cabera, The season of ralns hus set in, and the roads aro bad in Guatemaia. Telegraphic communlcatlon Is difticult, owlng to the cuttlng of wlres on the Guatemalan slde. Revolution Widespread. Messcngers on horseback .wlll bo dis patched from Ocos, where Major Cas? tello had hls forces, and from the (lylng column of General Barillas, who ls push Ing on to Quetzaltenango, a clty ot 40.0? Inhabltants. This clty ls llkely. to bc occupled hy General Barillas Wedncsdaj or Thursday ot' thjsvweelc. . He is inv tnensely popular In'ffi'r.t re_Sr.rt. The revolution is jta'id.to be the mos widely spread of any in the hlstory o Guatemaia. Forelgn plantors havo booi waltlng for months for General Barillai to act. Practically al! forelgn Interest) and many of the better class of natlvei support the revolution. Freauent nbuse o: power ls charged to tlie government. General Barillas and General CastelK nnd two aldes left the clty by strategy May .Ith they bought tlckets to E Paso over the Mexlcan Central. Tho. boarded the nlght traln. but left lt f few mlles out and returned here. wher< they boarded a Pullman car stoc. ot with provlsions and carryins tholr saddle, and speo'lnl luggago. In this car thej went over the A'era Cru. and Tehuante pec Rallways to Tonnla on the PnctfU Coast there switchlng to the new Pan Amerlcnn Railway, whlch now npproachei the Guatemalan houndary. Thelr stari towards the Unlted States outwltted th? Guatemalan representatlvos here. Washington Advices. (By As3ocinted Pross.) WASHINGTON', May 29.?Guatemalar revolutlonlsts, who nttacked Ocos, havi been tlrlven back across tlio Moxlcat horders, but small partleB of rovolutlonisti nro appearlng at varlous other pointi along tlio Mexican houndary and threat enlng the Guatemalan government. Thli lnformntlon was contalned in a dlspatcl recelved at the State Department to-daj from Mr. Combs, the American mlnlste: to Guatemaia and Honduras. Mr. Munoz, tho Guatemalan mlnister had a lons conforence a ttho Stato "Do pnrtment to-day wlth Secretary Root Ile wns anxious to got Informatlon of tm revolutionary movemont In hls eountry So fnr ho hns had no advices whatevoi coneernlng tho movement agalnst Pros ident Cabera. Thero Is nothlng In the dispatch Seo retary Root hns recelved whloh showi thnt tho lives and properly or AmerRJar citlzens nre In dnnger nnd nn steps havi ben tnkon to send a warSTTTp lo ORW The crulser Mnrbloliead Ib at Paiiamu and is only threo or four days from th( sceno of tlie Insurreotlon. But wlth Wl unsettleil polltlcnl condltlon at presen oxlsting ln Panama, lt is not llknlj* tha the Marblehead will he tnken away fron thnt port. Mexico Is dolng everythlng: In Its powoi tc protect Its hnrder and to ovold ho coming ontnngled in tho Guntemnlat revolution, accordlng to a dispatch $? celvod to-day by tlie Stato Departmon from tho Amerlcnn ombassy ln tlie cltj of Mexlco. dreds of friends nro grloved at the trng. edy tlint comes ns nn Ineldont nf thc fallure of tho concern that wns foi forty yonrs one of llie leading shoe nianiifnet.urfng flrms In St. Louls, Tho young wlfo Is prostratod by thf denth of her husbnnd and IiIh aged father nnd mother nre nlso 111 from grlnf. At tho'time of tho Tennent fnllure, th. stntomont was niiidn Ihnt Jnck Tnniient'. nocount wlth tho enncern was ovordrnwu to tho nmount of $20,000. Young Tonnont nt that tliiin admltted tlmt li? hnd drawn monoy ln oxeosu of Ills salary, but ho de? nled thnt tlio sum Involvod amountod to $30,000, ; TeniiPnt had beorT trayeUng for thn Rlohmond flrm only n short whlle, but hnd made n flno record, Memorial-Day Hours. To-dny (Momorlal Duy) tho busl? ness ollloo,' of Tho Tlmes-Dlspntch wlll . e closed bet\voon tho houra of 1 p, M, and, 6 P, M, Advertlsers and others havlng buslness wlth tlils ite partmeiit wlll plenso attond to It .bo? tween tho hours of 0 A. M. nnd 1 P, M. nnd 0 P, M. and 11:80 P, M. i MEMBERS CALL FOR BEEF TRUST REPORT Two leading packers. who are said to be much pcrturb'ed at action of President Rosevelt in d emanding passage of meat inspection bill. Y OF THOS. WHO FELL Unveilirigj of Govcrnor Smith's Statue and Exercises at Holly? wood Main Fcatures. MANY MEMORIAL SERVICES G. A. R. Will Honor Dead at Seven Pines National Cemetery This Morning. MEMORIAL DAV SCHEDULE. State and'clty offlces wlll be closed. plckett Camp meets at Z P. r_. Lee Camp at 2:15. e*._.__r Processlon to form on Broad Street, Blues meet at 1:30 to be escort. Daughters meet at Second Presby? terian Church at 2:15 P. M. ? Phll Kearney Post wlll meet at U-t30 A. .M.;. y ? .._ . Unvelllng of , monument,.. to "Extra Bllly" Smlth at 3 o'cloek, ceremonle* in Hollywood to follow. All propnrntlons have been completed for the memorlal exercises to-day, and Chief Marshai Theodore S. Oarnett hns issued his flnal orders. Yesterday Governor Swanson Issued or? ders for the closlng of nll Stato and city offlces nt tho Capltol and Llbrary bulld? lng. Pickett Camp wlll meet with all meni bers ln full. unlform at 2 o'cloek ln thelr halh Deo Camp will meet nt thelr camp hall at 2:15 o'cloek. also in full unlform. and both the camps of Confederate Vet? erans, together with tho Jolmstnn Camp of Manchester, nnd I_e_ Camp, Sons of Confederate Veterans wlll form in pro? cesslon on Rroad Street at Lee Camn Hnll and movo In solld colunin to Flfth nnd Grace Streets. and from thence wlll. proceed ln regular ordor of march to Capltol Square. The Rlues wlll meet at the nrmory ln full unlform at 1:30 o'cloek. and in due time wlll Joln the veterans In parado. The Daughters in It. Mrs N V. Randolph wishes the ladles, Daughters of tho Confederncy, to un.ler stnnd thnt they aro to meet at the Second Presbvterlnn Church, on Fifth Street, at o-j5 o'cloek. Among tlm Daughters of tho Confodorn-y from out of town, who will havo seats nmong tho earriages in tlie llno of march wlll be Mis. Robert Frazor. of tbe Blnck Horso Chapter. of AVarrenton; Mrs. Snllie Ould Donelson, iVeaidont of the Charleston, W.-'Va,, Ohnptor, nnd Mrs, F_. V. Whlte, of the Norfolk Ohnptor. They wlll tnko part in both the unveillng nnd Hollywood exercises. Tho Hnno-Mnury Chapter, Daughters of the Confederncy, Norfolk, hns sent a lot of flowers to be placed on the grave of Connnodnro Mathow Fontnlno Maury, ln Hollywood, to-morrow. Thls ls the (Contlnued on Flfth Pnge.) LADY DADLY INJURED B. FULL DOWN STEPS Mrs. Angus Loses Her Footing While in a Store and Sustains Serious Injuries. Mrs. I.nurn V. Angus, of No. 020 AVest Grace Street. foll down a slalrwny In Miller nnd Rhnads's big department storo shortly after 10 o'cloek yestordny morn? lng. and received bucIi serious Injuries that her recovery Is very doubtful. Mrs Angus, who was In tho storo Bhoi-PlliB. stnrto. down the basoment slnirs. She mlssod her footing on the llrst step, and wlth a Bcrenm plunged headlong down the steps, a dlstance of fifteen feot. In the fall her head wna cut nnd sho wns rondornd uiic.oiiso.lous. Ono of the proprlotors, clerks nenr by, nnd n (laiiKhter of Mrs. Angus, who waa ln another part of tho storu, haslened lo tho sldo of Wra. Angus, aud Drs. Mathews, I.ovy nnd Cnll were soon wlth ' .V belng re'ill_od thnt tho Injuries wore H.rlous, Mrs. Angus wna takon to tho Memorial Hospital', and an oxiinilnntlon sho wed. thal hor Bkull wns fracturod nnd her rlght sldo pnr-Uyaori. The friicture \vas trephlned nnd the patlent roeov oro'd consolousnoss lator.- ISarly thls mornlng sho wns sleeplng well. It was notU-ed thnt as A.ra. Angus started to descend the steps sho looked over her glusses. Thls nmy. hnvo caused her to iiuiltc a uilsst*.*? ana (aU, Resolutlon Introduced In House By New York Representatlve. WESTERN SENATORS UNDER PRESSURE Efforts Being Made By Packers to Secure Modification of Amendment?Revelations Cause Big Sensa tion in Eng? land. (From Our Regular Correspondent.) WASHINGTON*. T>. C, May 29.?Rop resontatlve Sulzer, of New York, to-day Introduced a rpsolutlon cnlllng upon tho President. "lf not Incompntlble with tho public Interest," to sond to lhe House at the earllest convenlence the reports of Charles P. Nelll and James B. Rey? nolds, "ln connectlon with their inves tigaUon.' of the ? meat ,trust. the istooR yards, and the -meat packlng houses of Chicago, 111., and other places, and all data, exhlblts and corrospondenco ln any way relatlng to tho same." Tt Is under stood that Representatlve Flnloy, of South Carolina, wlll introduce a slmllnr resolutlon at the suggostlon of Mlnorlty Leader Wllllams. Thero ls sald to bo a vcry general feellng In the House that Congress should bo in possession of all the facts beforo undertnklng to cnnct legislntlon of such Importnnce. On tho other hnnd, it la argued thnt Inspection of ments ls por fectly rensonable, especlally in vlew of the fact "that tliat whlch ls oxportod must bo lnspected, and that even lf tho condltlons snld to exist in the packlng houses are not so bnd as reported, It ls only falr to consumors thnt there be In? spection ns a safeguard. Discussed By Cabinet. The report of Messrs. Nelll and Rey? nolds ls belng drawn up, but lt was stnted to-day that probably It would not be sub mitted to the Pre. idunt before Thursday. Nelther Mr. Nelll nor Mr. Reynolds wlll dlscloso tho nature of thelr report, but 11 can be stated authorltatlvely that lt wlll not contain affldavlts or testlmony of any klnd from any one, but rathor wil bo a complete summary of what they thomselves saw. No addltionnl facts were developed at tho Whlte House to-day regnrding. tho Bevorldga amendment. The mntter was dlBcussod brlefly at the meeting of tho Cabinet, but no deflnlto actlon wns tnken. Tho House Commlttoo on Agriculturo is l_3lleved to bo tinnnlniously In fnvor of tho amndmont. It Is known that e^ory Pemocrnt on tho committeo favors the amendment. nnd it Is not known that any Republlonn opposes it. Chnlrmnn Wndsworth is out of tho clty to-dny. It is expected that he wlll cnll a bossIoii of the committee for Thurs dny to begln consideration of tho blll os It pnssed the Sennto, It la also bolloved (Contlnued on Second Page.) WIRELESS MESSA9E PICKED UP PRESIDENT First Sent Out From Norfolk Fell on Board Yacht Mayflower. (By Assoclnted Press.) NIORFOIiK. VA., Mny 28,?Tha flrst wlroless mess age sent out from Norfolk plckerl up President Roosevolt to-nlght on hoard th.o Mayflowor en routo lo PnrlHiiiouth, whero ho wlll dellver a nio moilnl nddress to-mormw under tho au splees of tha John Phllllps Uarrlmm army nnd navy unlon. Tho messogo wns recelved by tho Pe Forrest stntlon recently erocted on tho roof of tho Bank of Commerce building. Tlm building ls twolvo stnrles hlgh, and tlio (vlreloHs poles nro one hundred feot ln length. Tho Hiailon was tested to-nlght nnd tho flrst inniisiigo fell on hoard the May? flowor wlth tho ITosldout nn board. Tlio yacht wus then near Kettle Bottom Shouls. She reported all well aml Is mak? lng good tlme down tho lmy. Sho wlll probnbly arrlvo horn uhout S:30 o'clock to-morruw mornlng. Mrs. Davis Convalescing. (By Assoclated Press.) N. W VORIC, May 20. Mrs. jtft'ersou Davl., who haa boen |l| for iieveral weons, .was reyortei to-day t? be convaleaclnjj. MDnEGROUNDFOR Finance Committee Im presfced With Many Strong Appeals. ACT FINALLY NEXT TUESDAY Citizens and Educators Appear and Plead for Acquisition of Whole Block for Modern Building?Petitions Signed By 3,000 Tax-Payers. Afler an ehaustlve hearlng ln favor Of< acqulrlng the ontlre lot hounded by Clay., Ninth, Marshall and-Eighth Streets for the proposed new hlgh school bulldlng, thla Flnanco Committee lnst nlght postponed, flnal acUon upon the proposition untlXJ next Tuesday nlght, though lt may ba sald that the membors seem deeply ln** pressed vlth tho Idea, and wlll moat*', llkely act In conformlty with the welWV doflned vlews and wishes of the peopl#j .' on the subjoct. , ? .'/.;? The dlscussion lnst nlght was no mor?4V! nor less than one earnest, unlted appeal|^; for a grent blgh school bulldlng, whlcliij^ wlll not only bo an ornament to th-"!'-; clty, but as well a commodlous and.flttlnj^.'H place for the hlgher education of thav. young and for at least a half centuiy... >;?; A sub-commlttee composed of Messr??i';' Cottrell, Woodbum and Lea was nameitj'. to flnd out what tho addlfional halM'J squnre frontlng on Marshall Street wlUt ':'? cost. Thls sub-commlttee wlll report to*'."' the full commltteo on Tuesday nlght,i'?'. and present Indlcatlons nre that tho prop_'^-i ositlon to ncqulre the whole-block wlltvjj flnnlly be adopted and reported to th* Council. Mr. Smith Leads. Mr, TT. M. Smlth wns chlef' spokosmait ?.''1 for the educators ,and cltlzens, whcv>'_ by petltlon and word of mouth pleaded so" '? earnestly for the enlarged site, and aftep. spcaklnpr brlefly hlmself, he Introduco_l- ?' thoso who followed. He presented petU ? t'ons Blgned by 3,000 tix-payers of tha :; city asklng tiiat the Mnsurier resolutlon to acqulre the wholo square be adopted. ' Mnyor McCarthy followed and spoKe'j_ warmly In favor of the enlarged site. The ? mayor and Mr. Blalr., of the commlttee. ? became Involved ln a hrlef colloquy, but It ended wlthout speclal incident, except? . sojue sarca. tic shots. - ? '"'?: Messrs: Charles jHutzler and Enpa Him- , ton', Jr.', spoke warmly..for the rMolutlon'.'? and Mrs. Beverly B. Munford followed ltvy a dellghtful Bpeech, whlch kept her hear-' ers applaudlng at frequent Intervnls. Other Bpeakors wero Mr. Charles B.' ? '.' Coko, Dr. E. N. Callsch and Dr. S. C.?"..-. Mltchell, and they nll made flne Impres slons. _ The commlttee, In executive sesslon, '? reached the concluslons set out above.',.;^ Tt Is llkely that if tho other half of tho square is acqulred, the plans wlll be changed and a much finer building eroc't* ed. Lost No Tlme. Subchalrnian H. R. Pollard, Jr.. pre? slded, and Mr. H. M. Smlth was the flrst .;? speaker. Ho came as the . ropresentatlv a .v> of tho Clvlc Improvement Dengue and thp.*,.^ Richmond Education Assoclatlon, whlch; '?:' nt a recent Jolnt meeting, made hlm thelr chairrnan and chlef spokesman. Mr? Smlth dld not thlnk enough ground .ha4.-;.-j been provlded to mako an up-to-data...'! hlgh schoof bulldlng. Ho aald those h? represented wore of opinion , that tha;., wholo block should be acqulred, ln ordor]-. that thero mlght bo nmple room, and at'!'.' the snme tlmo a bulldTng ln kooplng .'; wlth the progress and growth of tho clty./.,' Mr. Smlth went Into detalls, and produced. ? statlstlcs, doslgnod to show that mora.Ji room was needed thnn could bo gottonV on the present lot, nnd he polnted out'.'; that tha proposed bulldlng should b.'t constructed wlth referenee to the future. .' Ho asserted lt as hls oplnlon that tha proposed bulldlng would not be BUttlcleiittftj for tho needs of tho clty wlthln the next';; flve yenrs. _ * "It is a lnzy eompllnnco wlth poor con?;*. dltlons," ho sald, "nnd we should wak?ij_; up and mako somo sacrlflces on thla ? most iniportnns jnattor." Back Yard Idea. Mayor McCarthy followed, nnd sald ha | had slgned tho ordlnnnco for the pur? ' chnse of tho present lot wlth groat re?.? luctnnce. Ilo refrnlned from vetolng tha | ordinance becauso ho thought thls mlght'' ho construed Into opposltlon to a nevf. ?; hlgh . chool. He felt now that he should have op* i posed tho purchase. Tho bost rome_y(-'.r ho thought, was to purchase the entlra (: block, "A great hlgh school should not front/ on Clay Streot," ho went on. "Rlchmonif iy hns reached the adult stage," tho maJoB"). declared, "nnd Is no longer a vlllng_.K If nothlng olse could bo done, I would ! favor selling tbo land alrpady purchasedt'J: or glvlng lt nwny, for thnt matter, and purchaslng tho Marshall Streot front. "Any man who has llved here for flfty';.. years must know that to build a .ilfh'^1 school frontlng on Clay Street means BUt^V tlng tho front at the bnck gate entranca , of tho clty. I enrnostly urgo. that tha wholo block ho acqulred, and that on up*''.; tn-ilnlo hlgh school bo bullt, whlcli cai? , bo vlnwed wlth satisfaction from evn,*3 : stnndpiiint." . Mr. Blair Stirred Up. Mr. Hlnlr warmed up early ln 'no meet* . /: Ing. Ho thought tho plans hnd been orltlolst-d, and aald lf ho hart ufiderstnoil thls to be the purpose of thn meeting ' , ho should not havo atteyiRd. Ho tlireat-, ?; onod lo movo to adjotirr. lf anyone ela. snld anything conceniliig tho plans, Chalrinan I'ollard renilnded Mr. Rlalr ,' that tiin moothig wns/cnlled to hear out? sldo cltlzens, und ntw r_iiiinltt_piii_n. The tnemher ropllf/i that-ho had mada''i hls rernarks In tha Interest of tho archU '? tect who had been crltlclsed unjustly. Mayor Makes Retort. "l am exceedlngly sorry thut anything I sald should huvn cuust',l Mr. Hlulr Bdck* ,:. exeruolatlng pain," said tho Mayor, aml4 | lutightor. "I nm rosponslblo for what ' I snld, and not for the eonstruotlon ploc upon my lttn_uag_ by others." Tho Incident closod h-ria and Charles IluUlor. cf the school boftjn followed In favor of the larger ann tor site for tho proposed bulldlng, JH Huuler polnied out that ther clty ga thirteet. f>er cent. of lt* anniuU rev?w _.l!_