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THE) D1SPATCH FOUNDBD lMft WHOfcE NUMBER 17,221. TfclCHMOND, VA., MONDAY, JUNE 11, 1906. PRICE TWO CENTb. FORTY THOUSAND ATTEHD_SEB?iCE World Gatherlng of Chris? tian Scientists at Dedi catlon of Its Temple BOSTON STREETS FILLED BY CROWDS Message ? from Mrs. Eddy Re . ceived and Answered?People Up by Sunrise Waiting for Doors of the Church to Open. ? (Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.) BOBTON, MAS8., June 10,-The dedl catlon of the extenslon of the Flrst Church of Chrlst, Sclentlst, ln thls clty to-day was one of the greatcst rellglotfs demonstratlons ever wltnoBsed ln New England. Forty thousand Christian Sclentlsts, who lmd mnde the Journey f?om all parls of the world to bo pres? ent at the communlbn service, of whlch the dedlcatlon was ' a part, attended some one of the slx servlces, each of .whlch was Identlcal. The mammoth new structure, whlch cost nearly ?tf.OW.OQO. has been erected by the popular Bubscrlptlons of the mem? bers of the dcnothlrintlon and ls abso lutely freo of debt. Twlce in the hlstory of the Christian Sclence Church In Bos? ton lt has t?en found necessary tb In vlte the members to dlscontlnue contri butlons to lta building fund?once ln 1S85, When the orlglnal church was dedlcated, and agaln last week,. when lt was found thnt moro than enough money had been .recelved to pay for the extenslon of the ? church. Streets Thronged. . Hours before 7:30 A. M;, the time of the flrst service, thousands thronged tho streets, Waiting' for-.the doors to open, and when, a half hour before the ser? vice, the superb new-chimes pealed forth a' number of famtllar Christian ' Sclence hymns, the great crowd hUmined ln unl son, while molstened eyes gave a sllent, ?yet-eloquent, message'-bf what the day. ?mcant to the bellevert" ln. thls' falth. It was the samo throughout the entire day. the streets surroundlng tho "church "being crowded untll the cbmpletlen of the-last servlces, at 10 o'clock to-nlght. ' in Mrs. Eddy's messago to the church, of whlch^she ls fdunder and the. pastor wncrltus. Bho pleaded wlth her followefs tb walk' uprightly and avoid.tha pltfallf \MttV tcmptaUons of sln. ..Ih the .-.reply,. whlett' the church dlupatched to ?? thelr leader, the members ptedged themselves anew "to loyally follow her example'of fldellty to Ood and to rarnestly ?eekthat elevation of thought whlch would prove tnem to be worthy followers of, her noble example." At the' noon servlco more than 1,200 children attended and addfed thelr volces'* to the hymns of.pralse. The sight of so mnny llttle ones tafclng part ln thu exerclses- was most hnpresbive. Remarkable Structure. The new building is one of the re> mnrkable church sirnctures of the world, Its massivo domo' rises to a belght of 224 feet,,and Is vlslble from "?vory o.uar? ter of the cltj. Built of jriay stone sn.l of the Itallan rcnalssancc type of n?ch|. tecture, fttrh dctatl stands '. forth" as a rnasterplece of tho bullder's art The vlsltlng members who have come to tako part In the dedlcatlon have overflowed tho hotels and boarding houses, and hundreds of homes within a radlus of a dozen miles of the church have been offered for the entcrtali?j*V..-nt of the vrsitors. Those ln attendance are from all parts of the world, Iricludlng China, Japan, Australla, Phlllpplne Is lands, Hawali, Great Britaln nnd Ire land, France, Germany, Austrtn, Swlt zerland and Italy, as woll as from ir?'iny cltles In Canada and Mexlco. Among thoBe present from Klchmond aro MIS3 Dora Cook Miss Mattle P. Willlams. Miss H. C. Langhorn, John Bernard, Mrs. Alice Bernard, Mrs. B. A. Dahl, -Nathan B. Dnhl, L. D. Johnson and Mrs. Frank Phlllips, AUTO UPSETS, INJURING 34 Party of Christian Scientists in Boston Have Narrow Escape from Death. (By Assoclated Press.) BOSTON, June lO.-Thlrty-four Chrls tlan Scientists were Injured ihrough the overturnlng of a large slght-seeing auto ?mobllo In tho Brighton dlstrlct to-day, Every person on the car recelved in Jurles, more or less serious, Tho most eerlousiy injured are: Miss W, Chllds, Boston, arm fractured. Mrs. F. F, Flsk, fractured collar-bone. Miss Lydla Devor, Boston, serlouely Injured. John Bienfang, Kansas Clty, com pound fracture of right elbow and rlght leg The party were descendlng Common? wealth .illll. Suddenly the brnke hroke tand tho machlne. ran away down the Kteep grade. Near the bottom of the hill the' ear Jumped to the slde of the etreet and tore through a fence Into the grounds of the Kenllworth Golf Club, where lt overturned. BENSON T0 ACCEPT SENATE SEAT DECLINED BY COBURN (By Assoclated Press,) OTTAWA. KAS? Juno 10,?Alfred W. lienson, or Ottawa, who was yesterday offered tho appol.r,tn,onl of Unlted States ' (Berruer, to succeed Joseph R. Burton, to-day said he would npoo-jf- the position. lle iv'H offlcially Inform Governor .Hbch to-morrow of hls aoceptanco. Benson ex. poctB to start- for "Washlngton thls week, . Judge, Benson eald thnt ho would stand for re-electlon next wln'er. The term iie will tl\\ pxplres March 3rd next. -,-??i-_ Storm in South. ?WASHINGTON, June 10.?The Southern Utorm was central to-nlght, off <fhe' west em coast of Florlda find some hlgh wlnds haVe been reported frqm Southera Florlda points. Storni warnlngs are dlsplayed on the iAtlantld.coast and gulf coast from Jack ? jkouvlUe. (o Mobile. F COBftLTJN SDUTH Propqses to Revolution -ze the Automobile 1 Industry, THE HORSE WILL BE THING PF THE PAST The Mbst Valuable Beds of ithV. :Mine_al Yet Dlscovered Are Located iri'North Carplina. Investigation to be' ? Still Further. : . ?Conducted. (Speclal to Tlie Tlmes-Dlspatch; ? ASHEVILLE, N.C.* June'l_-"If cobalt Ih as thlck nnd an rlch In North Carollna as I belleve, I wlll reduce the/welght of ntorage batteries ln automobile* flfty per cent and tho cost of traftlc ln citles flfty-flvc per cent." Mr. Thomas A. Edlson, the wlzard of clectrical Inventlons, arrlved ln the clty yesterday afternoon, after tourlng west? ern North Carollna In search of cobalt beds, and ls' thoroughly oonvlnced thnt he has located enough of the mlneral to startle the electrlcal world. Hc says that hc knew' that the valuable o're ex? lsted In these mountalns,. but hc dld hot expect to flnd It ln such large quantltles or so rlch In quallty. Trip Successful. "I knew that my North CaroTTha trip would bc successful, and, although I am satlsfled now, I waa fully confident that I would hot' bc- dlsappointed ln finding cobalt. There Is a strenk of lt'runnlng from f'a. point Just east of ?? Nashvllle. Tenn., Into thls State, and 1 mus? add that some of the rlclveat beds J have found have been'ln North Carollna. There Is a large quantlty of lt, and my dls covery.'means a revelacloh In the electrf cal world. . I can reduce the cost of clty trafhc fully flfty-flve per cent., ahd cut the weight bf ,the storage batteries Just half ln two. U can be seen very readliy that rhore automoblles and electrlc \*ehl*. cles v/lll be bullt, because the cost wtn be placed wlthln.'thc reacn of many people, who cannot alTord to own them now. "I have found cobalt ln Llncoln.Gaston, Shelby and Jackson counties. In Jack? son county there Is a large' quantlty of It, while the. beds are valuable ln the other counties. I made assays of the ihlneral ln many places. and I found that quallty to be just what I was look? ing tor," ahd I am satlsfled now that I -wlJl i bc^Sble -to * use the cobalf-ound- ln 'JMla Stafe. f ? '"?'? "'?"??? v* Make Cheaper Machines. "The electrlc vehieles have been-under a heavy handlcap because of the heavy storage batteries we were forced'to put In them, and also on account of thelr, hlgh values. Under the present plans ? electrlo autos cannot be made without a large outlay bT money, and that has kept the ^people, the mojorlty of the people. ..I-vmean, from using them. y An automobile ls consldered a luxury, even by our Hchest citizens. "When I can equlp an automobile pro pelled by the cobalt. system the weight wlll be cut In half, thereby glvlng the new machlne an envlable advantage over the ones now ln use,' and when th? price Is reduced so as ;to place them wltnln the reach of everybody, lt means that the horse ls a thlng of the past. The crowded streets of the citles wlll be clear ed, and that' wlll -mean? a; great thlng In some of our largest towns, "Ihave left a force of men ln the four counties ln.thla State whero I found tho mlneral, and they wlll. make thorough lnvestlgatlons as to tha quantlty to be found. They wlll'report to me, and I may possibly return here later ln the sum ?mer and further Investlgate my "dls coverles. I am fully confident' that what, I ,? have found hore wlll enable me to start out on the work of new vehlcle. propellcd by cobalt batteries, ? "Most of the cobalt now known to the sclentlsU of the world ls found In France and Australla and Amerlcan in? dustries are hampered because > of the dlstnnce It is from the manufactorl.es. Then, too, lt ls not of so rlch values. as I want to flnd. I have consldered the matter. for a long tlme, and I was confident that lt must exlst In the Unlted Sti. er, and I have been at work to dis covp.r lt for several months.'?? I havo (Contlnued on Second Page.) MEN WHO WILL REORGANIZE UNITED STATES CONSULAR SERVICE ? Reading-from left to right: Hdward H. Oimun, conaul at Stut^artj Robert N. Chllto'n,. consul at Toronto;-Geot-ge H. Murphy, consul-oeneral at large; Frank H. Maaon (chalrman), cunaul-general at Parlt/:.Wllbur J. Carr, chief Conaular Bureau; Charles M. Dlcklnaon, consul-general at laroe. (Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.) WASHINGTON, J_. C, Jihe 10,-8oC rctary Root ln'appolntlng a.comirrilsslon to make~suggestlons for reform 4ln1 tho cohsulaf_fervlce of the United Stttte*'ms-s lected~fOK^. he purpose' members;,' of/ WHH servlc?S yi^fp were elther*ln.'.thls countrj,., or could.be spared from thelr posts without'ioss to the department at the tlme. pe extfressed Tilmself asr feeling that he find been very forlunate ln obtaining fiie services ofConsul General Frank P. Maeon, .'atatloncd at. Parls; Consul Oenerdl Charles 4L' Dlcklnson, at Constaritlnople; Consul' Edward 8.- Chll . ton, at Toronto; Consul Fdwaru" 3. Oshiun, at ("Jtuttgaxt'' nnd George H. -"jKut-phy, Cbheul at 8t' Catherlno's. In hls 'clrcular letter7bt lrijtructions the Secre? tary. urged'th.e .cormhlsHlon, besldes re-, portlhg for duty toiV.'ilbiirJ. Carr, Chief of the Conaular 'ridreau, to call freely upon Mr. Carr for tJiftvice and assistance. so that Mr. . Carr :Ui. practlcally on the ? -???-' _:_i_'?- ; : '?_:___ board ln an advlsory capaclty. Thc letter asks..the 'commission to es? peclaily .-''make recommendatidns ? along ?these llnes: '?' Relations between members of the con. ?sular a?d dlplomatic services. '?,!+.-. ? Promoflon for efficient officers and thc deslrnbjllty ot Insistlpg upon chango of 'locatlon. . Revlslbn bf the fee. system.. , . ? ,' Methods of educatlng consuls,' partlcu larlj'' In processes of .Amertean manufac tures and nfarkotlng tho same. ' Of the meri'who compose the Board'"Mr. Chilton ' 1ms seen . tbe longest service wuTi (he State Department' re'celvlng hls flrst appolntment'ln 1877. Mr. 'Mason en? tered the service In'lSSO, Mr.,Murphy ln 18S6 and the remalnlnfe members ln 1S97. Each of' thepi has on excellent record wlth- tho department,-and ,tHe Secrutary is confldent that tholr lnbdrs wlll result in beneflt to the' department. PEACE IS THEME OF A9EI Also Arranges for Purchase of Arms and Construction of War ships and Armament:'' REFERENCETO ROOSEVELT Great Mob Indulges in Riotous , Derripnstratipn at Hungariah " ...... . Ministry. (By .Assoclated' Press.) . VIENNA.'/June 10.?Emperor Francis .Joseph j to .lay ?' recelved thfe't members of the Austrian.and Hungarlan, delegatlona ln formal audlence at the -iofburg. Re plying to the addresses ot' the presldehta of the -delegatlons, the Emperor ln;a speech thanked them'for thelr loyal de-. votlon. The forelgn ; relations of Austrla and Hurigary, he declared, were, entlrely frlendly. After an expresslon of, deep ln dignation at the attempted. assassiriatlon of Klng Alfonso and Queen Vlctorla, the Emperor contlnued:' "Our alllance with Germany proves Itself to be now, as hltherto, by virtue of Its defenslve and conservative char? acter, a valuable guarantee for peace. ' "By the vlslt Emperor William pald me a few days tfgo, ouv intlmate and frlendiy relations again were piaced on record, and marked by tfle same feelings of trust are our relations wlth our other" ally,. Jialy, wlth whlch we flnd ourselves wlthln gratifylng nccord on matters -affoctlng us ln common." ' Praises President ' "Refernirig to Russla and tbe Balkans, he-aald'that although the situatlon ln the -.Balkans . showed many defects, lt was undcnlably lmprpved, and -that above all-.lt- had been found possible to avert more serlous compllcatlpns. . He cxpressed*. satisfaction that peace had been declared by Russla and" Japan. "thanks to the ? unselflsh medlatlon of PreBldent Roosevelt," and for tbe eet-. tlement at Algeclras of the dlfflculty be? tween ? Gerrrrany and France over . Mo rocco . "to whlch our medlatory action contrlbuted not the least part." "As in ? the past," .the ? Emperor con? tlnued, "the presorvation of the peace m Europe, and above all, ,ln the monarchy, wlll ln the future contlnue to be the dom* (Con,tlnued on Second Paae.) KILLED MAN WHO HAD ATFACKED HER .' * i " .. Negro, Who Will Die, Has Con fessed Crime, Implicating a Companion. (Speclal to The Timea-Dlspatch.) CHARLOTTE, N. -C, June 10.?Wlth rare presence of mind, Miss Pearl Jones, nlght telephohe operator at Selma, ,N. C, last nlght shot and fatally wounded Bud Anderson, a negro, who, by hls own con fesBlon, had' premedltated crlmlnal ns Bault upon her, Miss Jones heard nolses In the rear of her offlce and went to In vestlgato. Tho negro attackod her, and she shot flve times, several hullots taklng effect. Tho negro, who wlll die, has made a confesslon, Impllca'tlng a com? panion, Thelatter has',been Jatled. In his confesslon, the negro ndmlts the pur? pose of hls errnnd and attack, and says thls is hls thlrd' attempt to assault the .girl. ._ Mexico Investigating. (By Aesociatpd Prc'ss.) .' ME-X'CC' CITY, June JO.-Governor Landa, of the Federal dl'strlotj Dr- hyo gea, presldent' of the Superlor Board of Health, and other .offlolsia' have , beeri,; inspectlng the methods of slaughterlng of animala for the supply bf the- clty markats. They wlll, as the result of their ber?ohal Inspection, institute much* necdeu re(prn}s, . * PRIME M1N1STER DIES ABOARD SHIP FDfl HDME Richard John Seddon, of New Zealand, Stricken Down by Heart Disease. (By Assoclated Press.) SVDNEY, N. S. W., June 10.?Rlchard John Seddon, Prlme Minlster of" New Zealand, dled from heart fllure thla even? ing aboard the steamer Owesley Grango, on whlch' he had embarked thls mornlng ? toreturn to NewZealand. The' steamer put back Into Sydney, Mr. Seddon waa 61 years old. He came here to consult | Alfred Deakln, the Prlme MinlBtpr ot I Austrajin, on lmportant quegtions, malnly concernlng the New Hobrldes. ????,? LEE CHRISTIAN, LEADER OF REVOLUTIONS, KILLED (By Assoelnted Press.) NEW ORLEANS, June 10,-The Btory of the killlrig of 'Lee christian, tho Atfior. Ican railroad englneer and leader of several Honduras revolutlons, has reaoh ed here by mall from Porto Cortes, Hon diiras. He was shot recently durlng a street flght ah that place by an anttt gonlst, who was avenglng a friend wlth whop-, Christian had a revolver battlu years ag'o. .Christian went to Honduras from Memphls, Tenn., and waa made chief of police of Tegucigalpa and " general ln the Hoaduras army. ;..,. SHIP'S (MEW battered and CA!PTAIN LOjCKEp INfCABIN Officd^fs-Meh Tried to Murdeiv Himy But Men Declare :V:^''";.- ?Captain Ran Amuck and HadtbBe Arrested. --- 1 (By Assoclated Press.) SAVANNAH, "GA.!.'June lO.-The flshlng smack Grade put ln to-day with Captain T. H. Mlmms lbcaed ln the cabln. and most of- the crew i.bearing marks of battle. The crew"."had"the captaln ar? rested,. declarlng he was-.craxy aMd at itacked them, whereupoW !they shut. -hlm ia .the- cablh. "?> The "captoln ,declared / lie ;-..-!?. .- ?;-.- -' ?:/.:. .- :..--:i i-*^"'?-?,'?'.v: ' .;.- ;..-.-.-. hadt taken refuge'ithere after havlng been attacked Vby .the; crow, who sought" to ? murder hlm. . . ,.-,..? . . , . ??>??, ) The' Gracle , salled from Charleston three' weeks .ago';.' The .'captain 'says'" the rcrew mad'e thelr attacVupon.hlm Mny. 29th,-and that he.'had remalned ln' the cablri ever atnce. Tlie trouble.- aboard ?the! vessel -wlll:be ln v estlgated' before' the ?Unlted ^States -commlBsipt^r'to-roorrow/ intltEBli II Couple Reach London * and Get Entliusiastic Greeting from - ? ..^-.rAjnericans. PLANS fOR ENTERTAINMEMT Will ..Probably Dine With KTng at Ascot House?Voyage Very Pleasant. (By Assoclated Press.) LONDON, June 10.?After a voyage which both declared to bo the most pleasant ln thelr experience, Mr. and Mrs. Nlcholas Longworth 'reached : Lon? don early this afternoon, havlng Jour neyed In a beautlfully appolnted royal carrlage attached to tho Amerlcan Llne speclal on the London and Southwestern Rallway, from Southampton,-where they debarked from the Amerlcan Llne steam-. er St Louls. i The weather was ideal, and the coun? try traversed by the traln on'the short trlp to London was looking-Its best; so that thelr flrst imprepslon of England, where they wlll spend the opening fort nlght of thelr Europeon outing, was most favorable. Only a short stop was. made ln Southampton. The Mayor of South? ampton and the Amerlcan consul here, Mr. Swalm, were the flrst to greet the travelers on. British soll, On arrlvlng ln London Mr. and Mrs. Longworth were met by Ambnssndor Reld and the members of the embassy staff, Mrs. and Miss Reld; MrB. and Miss Cdrter, wife and daughter of the secre? tary of the Amerlcan embaBsy.-nnd'MrH, liibbons,- wife of tho naval attncho, whllo at the entrance to the station several hundred Amerlcans llvlng ln London had gathered to welcome the couple, Mr. and -Mrs. Longworth wlll be the guests of the Amerlcan ambassador and hls wife at Dorchester House,- while" ln London. ' Will Dine With King. Thls afternoon was spent In restlng. In the evenlng there was a family, dinner, whlch was attended by the mamberB of the embassy staff, To-morrow Mr.- and Mra. Longworth wlll ho glveri" an oppor? tunlty -to see London, no engagements 'having been' made for the day,. In tha evenlng they may vlslt the Alhambra wlth Mr. und Mrs,-Reld for the flrst ln troductlon of Iho new hnllet, "L'Amour," the muslc for whlch was wrltten hy Mrs. Thay Rltchle, on American, ' It has not yet been nnnounced whether Klng Edward will entertaln Mr. and Mrs. Longworth, but It ls expected they wlll dine wlth hlm at Ascot Heatfj dur? ing Ascot week. Queen Alexandra, being still In.mournlng for hsr father, ls not ncceptlpg any but court enBagements, and therefore wlll not accompany .Klng Edward to the dinner ut Dorchester. Houso Tuesday evenlng. ' Throughout the Longworth's Atlantlo voyage the weather was splendid, the delay to the St- Louls being cauaed by *?ad coal And a slight fog. OR. ALOEHMAN NDT WILL1NG TO TALK Declined Liast Night to Dtscuss John Sh'arp Williams' Possi bility'at. University.. . BOARD OF.VISITORS TO-DAY Chair. of.Economics and Political. History Likely, .to be Discussed. (Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch,) CHARLOTTESyiLLB, VA., June 10.?A grpat number of alumnl and frlends of iho Unlverslty . of. V irglnia ; havo j gath ered ln Chariottesvllle to attend the commencement exerclses of thls. Instltu? tion. " '?}??. The baccalaureate sermon was preach? ed in the Unlverslty chapel -to-nlght by tho .Rev. iF. S. HeiiBon, D. D., of the Fremort Temple^Baptlst Church, Bosjon.' The ch.pel was^crowded to_ the doors, ,anl .the - sermon,: whlch was 'dlr#cted. es? peclaily to the graduatlng < classes,. waa followed closely by the large congre gution> Tlie Bonrd of Vlsltors convenes . to morrow mornlng- at 10 o'clock. The re? ports. for the session will be mado, and routl'.e business.gone,through with dur? ing the mornlng session. At the after? noon session-the electlon of new pro fQBsors and the establishment '.of new chufrs into'the" college wlll-be taken up. A Burgeon to fill the posltlon of head of tho surglcal department . wlll also be elected. To' create the , chair of. eco nomtcB.and polltlcal history,'and pobsI hly the offerlngs of the professorshlp to Hon. John Shnrp Wllllnms wlll he ? (Contlnued on Second Page.) CAPTAIN STAYS Crew of Steamer, Fast,onRocks, Seek Refuge on Small" Island. VESSEL LIKELY TOTAL LOSS Pounded Hard by Heayy Sea. ; ,Said- to.Have Carried No Passengers. ? (By Assoclated Press.> TARMOUTH, N. ' S., ,June 10.?Tho steamer .Etolla,- of the . Eider-Dempster llne, whlch-left St.'Johns'yesterday'after? noon for Barrow vfa Sydney, C B., stranded on-adangerbusledge "near Cape Sable- durlng a thlck' fog'e'ariy'tb-day, .and.lt ls thought-to be..' badly damaged. The . roports 'whlch'-have been' 'recelved here from the Marconlwlrelesssta'tloh at Capa Sable and fro'm Clarkes Harbor, the nearest ? wlreless station to' -the; scene; which ls forty miles southeast.of thla clty, Ihdlcate thiit no person' was lost. Tugs havo been sont from St. Johns and Yarmouth to asslst the'vessol. So' far ns can be learned here, the fftolla carrled no passengers. She left St. John harbor,-wlth a large cargo or lumber, and lt is stated that. she' ex? perleneed . somo dlfflculty. wlth her deck load before she salled. After all-the cargo had been placed on board i the shlp had a dlstlnct 11st, and a survey by tho port wardens resultod-In an order to remove part of the deck.'load. After the changes hnd beqn made,- the -Etolla salled late yesterday on her voyage across the ocean. The. weather has beon thlck off tho coast for several days, and lt Is thought that Captaln Jones, the commander.'of the vessel, must have missed hls' bear lngs. Captain Stays on.Ship. Later.?The llght-house koeper of Cape Sable,'ln a dlspatch to the mnrlne de partment of tho Canndlan government, says that the steamer went on the rocks 'some time before dayllght. A heavy .sea \ya'a running at the time, and the Etolla 'pounded hard. When the stoamer struck Captaln Jones ordered full speed astern, ?but wlthout effect. All day the crew stood by the stranded shlp, but to-nlght her conditlon became so bad thnt Captaln Jones ordered his men to leave the vessel. The crew launch ed -ihe boats and succeeded ln landlng on a small Island near the llght-house. Captaln Jones, however, refused to leave the shlp. -He arranged to slgnal to the men on shore should the situation become such thni lt would be hazardous for. hlm to remaln on board. The l-Ttolla was built lt Bolfast.Treland. In 1SS7, of steel and lron, and reglsters 2.113 tons not. She.ls 34S feet ln length. 40 ln brendth and 3H.i?ot deep. In her cargo are l.nSO standarafT of deals, shipped by George McKean, of-St, John, valued at $31,000. USED A STiCK TO PULL THE TRI6GER Yoiing Man Shoots Out Porti'on qf Brain andj, Still Lives. , ' ICEYSVILLE. VA., June IO.-TIiIb mornlng at 7 o'clock, at hls home near here, Mr. Halsllp Crawford attcmpted to ,commlt sulolde by- placlng a shot* gun under hls chln and using a stlck agnttiBt the trlggor, Ile blew off hls chln, tonguo and one sldo of. hls - face and bralns, leaving only ono eye, Ho, ls twenty oiie years old and a son of'Mr.'P. Craw? ford, deceased. Hls' step-mother, Mrs. Crawford, '(.nd Mr., Blgelow tvoro.ln tho houso at the tlme. He la stlll alive, but there Is no hopcs uf his reoovery. | . , -,-. ? -M. ? Three Men Drowned, (By Assoclated Pres_.) NEW YOUK, Jtioe 10,-Three Ilrooklyn men' were. drowned ln' New Y.rk Bay to-duy, when the yacht Lottle, wlth a flshlng party of eleven meh on board, w?8 cagslaod durlng ?, c _a_on storm, - IT IT Postoffice Robbed of Money and 'Stamps, Books ^nd Records and Mail. (Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.) HARRlfeON. URO, VA., July 10.-The postofllco ut' New Market, oighteen mlles . north of HarrUonburg, wus robbed at utt early hour. thln mornlng by a gung of "yoggmeri."- Tha.&afa wus bl'iw;: opon wlth nltrOfglycerine, and the oliTtu fuini ture wrecked as well, as tbe aufe door. A piece of the firife door wus blown through tho parlltlon luto' Prieo'b hard waro storo. The burglars secured only a small eum of monoy und a quantlty ot stumps. Jt Ib believed to have been only three mon lii. t.e.gang. One wus left on'the-street corner, und tho other twd tild tho work., . , , The police orgunUed a posse and started for tlm mountulns ln pursult' of the rob bers, wtio also'took the postofllce books and records ahd two mall poucnes. The men were not found. A general, alarm CASSATT ItfLIB, No Interest in Compa? nles With Whiclr His Name Was Linked. NEVER RECEIVED GIFTS OF STOCK Answers of President of PennsyU vania to Qucs'tions of. Special Investigating Committee Made Public?Gives , an Account e** ' Holdings. . (By Assoclated Press.) PHILADELPHIA, Juno 10.-The speclal Investigating commltteo appolnted by th? board of dlrectorB of the Pennsylvanlai Railroad Company, and net lng for al| the'Unes of the Pennsylvania system, to? nlght made publlc tho answers of Presl? dent Cassatt to the questlons propounded by the commlttee In one of Its clrcu lars sent to all offlcers and thousands *" of employes of the various llnes. Mr. Cassatt tnkes up the tiuestlons serlatlm, and ln reply to, .tho flrst quory as to>> whether he has any Interest ln any coal company or other enterprlse located on the company's llnes since January 1, 1900, says: . "I'do not at present own any stock ln any coal conipany whoso mlne.s are-' "located on or whoso coal ls shipped ? over- the llnes bf the Pennsylvania Railroad system. "UnUl the 31st of December last I ??'?:?. ? owned-160,of. tho -1.000. shares of the -?' - Mlllwood Coal and Coke Company ' -'<par, $50), a Btock whlch I' subacrlbed ? for when the company was formed, ; , -'about the year;lS72, and pald for at.'. ? the subscriptlon' prlce, whlch, to the :? ; best of my. recoJlectlon,.was par. There '..???' . was no market.. for thls stock, .as lt ' ?-. only pald dlvldends at Irregular Inter- -.'.. ?: vals, but last fall an o'ffer was made . for all the btock by the owners of the . adjolnlng. land, and my stock was sold wlth the rest. Stock He Holds. "I own 333 of the 35,000 shares of the common stock of the Union: Switch and Slgnal Company. (par $30), whlch I, purchased about .1884 at! the ..then':. ftiarket prlce, which. as nearly as Ir;; can recollect, was $25 per share. "I ? own '46 of the 2,500. shares, of ;. stock , of.' the Uii'ted States Metalltc : " Packlng.-.cbmpahy (par i|100),'which I bought about 1S.S6 at-the':then .market'& ' p.rlce, which I tHlhk .was about $50V,'/ ? per share.- .-???? ?,:?;' ???'?\ 'X own 2,296 of the 15,000 shares" 'of#???'? tho -preferred stock of the. Pennsyl? vania Steel Company. (par $100); Thls,-. stock I purchased.-;at various times; my flrst purchase havlng made -ln?'. My flrst purchase havlng. been raardo .'.. in October, 1901, sonie months after tho ?' acqulsttlon by the Pennsylvania Com . pany of a majority of the shares of". the capltal stock of the Pennsylvn- ... nla Steel Company. My last purchase Was made on-the ritnth of May of thlB year. Tho ayerage prlce paldby me was $97.79. ? \ "I own 2.000 of tho 450,000 shares of stock of the Cambrla' Steel Company ? (par. $50), whlch- I purchased: at a1 ' cost of $34 per share on the seeond . day of.'May, 1906. . Those shares re placed 1,600 sharos of-other stock of' ' ?'. the said company, all-of whlch-wero - bought by me'after the Pennsylva- ',, nla Company had acqulred a majority: -. of the shai-es',. of the -Cambrla Steel .? Company, but whlch I had subsequent ly sold." .. Mr. Cassatt said he had not dlrectiy performed any aorvieo ln connectlon w|tft tho recelpt, transportatlon or delivery of any frelght shipped by. or conslgned t? ?? any of the companles above named, and had not performed any dutleB in connec-, tion with the distrlbution or allotment of' enra or tho furnlshlng of eldlngs, equlp-. ment, motlve power, dockage or. other; accommodatlons for any of tho companles' niuned, unless the purchase of locomo-' tlves and cara for the general business' of the PennBylvania Railroad Company: und the furnlshlng of aldlngs, under tha nuthorlzatlon of the board of directors, may bo held to come within tho scope of the question asked. Received No Gifts. Presldent Cassatt says he has nevef recelved any commlsslon, compenaatloiv glft or gratulty of any klnd from any. shlpper on the Pennsylvania company or nny of the flve companles he men tlons ln hls flrst answer. As to whether he ls pecunlarlly lnter? ested ln any corporation", assoclatlon or'' Indtvldual dolng work for or for fur? nlBhlng matertals of supplies to the Pennv, sflvanla syBtem, he says, .that the flva compnnles mentloned in hls flrst an? swer makes sales to the PennaylVahla Railroad Company, and wlth the exceptlon of these companles, he ls not lnterested or concemed In corporatlons or indl-/ vlduals referred to ln the query. He sayi he has not performed. and ls not per*. fofmlng any service ln connectlon with. the work done for, or the purchase or recelpt of material or supplies by the Pennsylvania system, except that he has, in aceordance wlth establlshed custom, purchased the steel ralls for tho entire ? system. ' Thesa purehases ?are reported to the Board of Directors for thelr ap proval. After conciudlng hls answers, Presfdent Cassatt makes the followlng statement to the speclal commlttee: "You wlll obsorvo that the only coal stock owned by mo alnce becomlng presldent of the Pennsylvania Ktiil road Company ls 160 shares of the Mlllwood Coal und Coke Company, whlch siock has been sold; but ln vlow of tho roported rtimors of my lielog a holdor of shares ot the Key? stono Coal and Coke Company. the Borwlhd-Whlto Coal Mlnlng Company ' and the HenrUdta Coal Company, und of my bolng lnterested ln the flrnv of : Cassatt and Company, I thlnk tt proper to stato that I never owned I or had any Interest In tho stocks of ? the Keystone Coul and Coke Company or-of tho Henrletta Cojgl Company, nor have I ever> had any Interest lo ' tho flrm of| Cassatt and Company. "1 never''owhed any stouk of tht ' ,'? Berwlnd-White Conl Mlnlng Co.npany, while an officer of the Peniwylvanla.. Railroad, either during my former ' connectlon wlth the company, whlch termtnated by my reslgnation of th*