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fc'HB TIMES FOUNDBD 1886.
.frHB DIBPATCII FOUNDKD 18G0. WHOLE NUMBER 17,524 KfCHMON'D, VA., MONDAY, APRIL 8,1907. PRICE TWO CENTS. BIE SHMHPII The Board Will Mcet To Night to Take Final Actlon in Matter. IONG SESSION NOT tXPECTED Members Have All Facts Bcfore^ Tliem and Are Probably Ready to^Vote at Once. The Public Looking for Several Changes. Oul of a meeting of tlio Llbrary Board, which 1b echeduled for 8:30 o'elock to-nlght, will como u climax to the prolongod controvcrsy over the Btalo Llbrary siluation, and lt will probably mcd'n tho rotlremont of Llbra? rlan Kennedy and Home of IiIb naslst untH. No ono Ik authorlzcd to speak for the board in the matter, and the mem? bers will not dlsciiss for publtcatlon tliolr probabld aetlon; but the impros Blon ha? long provalled that the sltua Uon has roached a stage which de innmls somo changes ln tho interoHt of the public sorvlce, and lt is bolievcd that a majorlty of tho board are of thls oplnlon. It looks rh If tho mnln divliilon will ocour on tho nicthod of making changes. As 1k well knowh, tho board has for Kome tlmo been In posscHBlon of Mr. Kennody's resignntion, and it Ih a quoRtlon whethor, if it is detormined to retlro the llbrarlan, the roBignation will be slmply aocepted or Mr. Kennedy will be romovod from ofllce. If Mr. Kennedy goes. other changes will al moat certainly follow, as it is known that somo of the members aro of the bcllof that the prcaent chaotlc Bltna tion !uih been contrlbuted to by cer tafn of Mr. Kennody's asslstants. as vell as by tho llbrarlan hlmKolf. Meeting of Board. Tho board will meet In the llbrary In exrcutlve seSfllon at 8:30 o'elock, and n llnal concluslon as to tho ontlro niottf-r Is ox-pocted at ono slttlng. Chalrman Armlstcad C. Gordon, of Btaunton, will prcsldo. Tho other members aro Messrs. .lohn W. Flsh burno. of CharlottesvUlb; Theodoro S. Oarnctt. of_ Norfolk. and Charlos; V. M'nrodith and S. S. P. Pattcson, of thls clty. They will al! be pfesent, barrlng fconio unfor?seon happonlng. Tho llbrary matter has dragged on through many inonths, and has brlstled J10.W and tlien with Ilery and oxcltjig tncldents. The Lcglslatlve Cominlttee. which was here Inst wlntor looking li.to tho schoolbook questlon, accl dentally stumbled on the Irregularltiea Bfte'rward lald baro in tho llbrary. There had long been rumors that the llbrarlan had been buying and nelllng books and manuscripts "on the Bldo," and Chalrman IJyrd called ln Messrs. Evans, Ucrkeley, Eckonrodo and other assistants, and cxamined tliem prlvntely and separatejy with r< foionce to the entire sUuatlon. Later he put tliebe gentlemvn on the stand ln public, and they told of various alleged transactlons rclattng to the purchase and salo of books prl vatoly, and of alleged over-charges for books purchased in New York bv Mr. Kennedy for tho hcIiooI travellng 11b rarles. In this manner, the fanious Iiurk's Illstory tranaactlon camo out. H was proven by several witnesses nnd adroitted by Mr. Kenncdy that he bought *a Burk's Illstory on hls own account and sold It ,for prollt, uslng tho narno of the llbrary through ont tho oorroBpondenoc ivlating to tho transaotlon. It was alleged that the llbrary needod the book, but ln hls llnal testlmony Mr. Kennedy sald he dld not offer lt to tho board bo cauKo somo leaves woro mlssing from ono of tho volumoB. As to History-Writing, It was from Mr. Kennody's asslst? ants that tho flrst informatlon was obtalnod concernlng an oft'er niado tho llbrarlan to write a hlstory of Vir Kinia. and when he testliiod on thls polnt he sald It was Mrs. Kennedy wlio niado hlm tho offer. Mr. Kennedy tcstlfled at great longth beforo tho Legislative Commltteo, and ns the controyorsy went on thero was rnuch cross-flrlng botweon hlm and othor llbrary employes, tendlng stead ily to show that tho situatlon had boon strained to a ' polnt whoto changos In tho siuff WOro almost hocoBsary In tho Intorost of a proper public sorvlco. Tho leglslatlvo commlttoo compiotod its labors and adjournod, nnd tho Llbrary Iioard took tho matter up. lioforo thls body thoro was another Invesllgatlon, and the ontiro situatlon ?was fnlly gono ovor. Has Been Aggravated. Any l'oeling that may havo boon en gondercd at th0 flrst inquiry was ag? gravated by tho second, and when tho board had compiotod tho tnklng of tes? tlmony, "tho lost ostato of tho llbrary was worso than the flrst," aq fnr as estrnngemonta botweon tho employes woro conoerned, Now lt is squaroly "up to" tho board, and It is bbllovod. that thls body will act promptly, and that Its vordlot will iiioet tho requiromonts of the Bltuatlon. No ono kuows deflnltoly that Mr. Ken? nedy will bo rollbyod of duty, but all indlcatlons soom to polnt strongly that way on tho ovo of tho flnal meeting, iind if this shall bo tho result tho board will havo to soloct his suocessor, Thero aro alroacly two eandldates in tho evant of a vneapcy, They are Mr. .'lohn S. Putton, llbrarlan of tho llnlver Blty of Virglnla, and Mr. ,1. 0, linnklns, liHHlstant secretary of tho Oominon ?\\onlth. Thero aro perhaps othors, but thoso ni'o tho only onoa who aro known to dosiro tho appolntiuent. Public Deeply Interested. ft may bo that tho luembers nlready havo soino ono lu njlnd for tho phice, but they aro not talltlng about It if they linvo, nor uro they oven saylng how thoy fool about mnklng any changos lu tho prysont foroe. No publlo Issuo which has bi-oii in controvorsy in Virglnla In yoars has criateil moro wldesproad Intorost or (Cojitltiuud on Socond Pugo.) BOARD WILL PASS UPON RESIGNATION TO-NIGHT STAT13 1.II1IIAILTAX J. I?. KI3NM3DY. negro str1kers attack italian strike-breakers - t Foreigners Brought to Newport News to Take Place of Negro Longshoremen. [Spoclal toThc Tlmiw-Dlspatch.] NBWPORT NEWS, VA., Aprll 7.? Ktrlklng negro longshoremen attackcd a party of GreCks and ItaliariH cm ployed by Tho Morcliants' and Mlnera' XpansporlaUon Company bcnoath tho Chesapoake and Ohlo coal docks. A number of plstol shots were lirod, and grcat lumps of coal were thrown off tho dockA. One man was struck by coal. but no one whh HcrlouHly hnrt. Tho Grceks and Jtalhina fled, and would not return to work untll a H<j\iad of poilccmen undor Chlef Rey noids oscorted them to tho plors. Arrangoments have been inado to havo them taken to and from tho plers every night by tho ofllcera. Tho negroos di.sappeared In the darknesa whcn the ofllcera arrlved, and no ar roata were made. About two hundrcd forelgnera aro now ernployed by tho Old Pomlnlon Stuamahlp Company and MerchantB' and MIners', and othors will bo brought hore durlng tho next few days. Tho strlklng nogroes prob ably will not bo employod agaln. "JACK" WILMERDING SLEKS A DIVORCE Sues the Great-Granddaughter of Commodore Vanderbilt for His Freedom. NEW YORIv, ,Aprll T-?It bocamo known yeatorday that "Jack" Wil? merding had brought ault In the Su premo Court for an absolute divorco from IiIb wife, the daughter of Van? derbilt Allen, grandson of "Commo? dore" Vanderbilt. Justlco MacLean on Thursday granted an order allowing Mrs. Wilmerding to bo sorved wlth a copy of tho complalnt in tho ae tion by puhllcatlon. The ault is the sequel to a cable gram from kondon announclng that Mrs. Wilmerding and a mlin who gavo his name as Jamea Coates, wero mar rir-d in tontlon January 14; 1907, at tho Rt'glatrar's office ln Paddington. Tho brlde, who gavo hor full name as Marie Fatimah Dq Lex Wilmerding, sald sho was tho widowed daughter of Vanderbilt Allen. Coatos sald he was thirty-fivo and a bachelor. "Jack" 'Wilmerding in his complalnt aays ther? were slgned artlcles of soparation betwoon hjivi and his wife, but riever any divorco. It was stated at the olllce of Charlos A. Conlon, No. 71 Broadway, counsel for Wilmerding, that Coates was a valet formcrly ln tho aervico of a mllllonaire, lt 1s sald ulso that 'Mrs. Wilmerding flrst mot Coates on tho steamor from Kngland arrlving hero Novomber 3, 1900. Sevcral days later he roturned to Kurope on tho samo boat wlth hor. Wilmerding and Mlss Allon wore mar rled in Grace Cluirch Chantry in 1892. They havo no childron. Mrs. Wilmer? ding was in Bloomlngdale for a tlrne, and was lator on the stage. Sho 1s notite, of dark complexlon, and good looking. MISTOOKBOOKERT. FORPULLMANPQRTER Colored Leader Also Asked tc Make Up Berth, But He Couldn't. CHICAGO, Aprll 7.?Bookor T. YVaslv lngton, addrossing 3,00u colorod peoplc at Ollvot Baptlst Chtirch, sald: V'Af long as I livo iny honio will bo dowi thcro ninong tho blnck nion of the Kouth; "JSvcry lcind of honost hihor is hon ornble," ho sald, "but the negro shouh riso to tho moro dlgnllled titatlons o: Hfo, "Tho negro Is so assoolated will eortain humbler walks of llfo that onl> thls mornlng, in tho traln, a travelei tcok iiio for a portor and asked iih tho wny to tho dlning-car, 1 told hhn They ofton have asked m'o to inako ui thc-ir horths, but J had to docllnu ho causo 1 didn't know liow." MILLIONAIRE SOAP-MAKER INJURED IN RUNAWA> OIIATTANOOGA, TKNN., April 7. Robort Kcholzso, inlllloivalro Boai nwnufauturor aml tannor, wuu throwi from his buggy oarly to-day and kuh talned injuries whleh lt is feurod wil provo fatal withln a' fqw hours liomorrlmgo o!' tho hraln was causoi by tho, forpo of tho fall, and tho phy alchiim pronounco hla rooovorv iin ppaslblo, Mr. Soliolz.se oaino hore aa a yomu iimn from Saxony, wltlimit uionoy, an< Ktarted a sniall tannery; EX-PRE3. OF GUATEMALA ASSASSINATED BY BO^ MRXiCO C1TV, .Aprll 7.-- Foinior Pie?S dont Jqao J.lzandro lhutilliiH. of Quotfi nuila, was aswissinated ln tllls olty to night at tlio Housp of Compiona by , young Oiiatomalnn named Cabiera, elyht con yoars QlU, H MMjT EDITORS Declares He Is Stronger Then Ever and Must Be President. HE P01NTS AOAIN TOHISDECLAKATION Says He Has Practically Served Two Terms and That He Will Not Break Wise 'Custom of Declin ing a Third Term. WASiriXOTOX, April 7.?The Wlille IIouhc to-dny decllncd to iniilvo any coiiimcn< upnn (lie opln? lon* of the Itepiibllcuii ertltor* that President ItooNCVctt In more popu lar to-dny tban wlien lie wsh over wlieljnliigly eloeted lu li)0?, nnd thnt in tlie Jiidgment of miiny of tliem lie shoiild be a cnudldnte In 1008. Althoiigli untvllllnir to com iin-iit upon thiM extroordlnnry tejt tlinoniul, tbc Wlille IIouhc ngnln cnllcil ottenllon to the stntement lNHue<l by the President on tlie nlght of elcctlou duy, 1U01, wlien he sald] On the 4th of Mnreli nvxi I hIiiiII liave served tliree and a Itnlf years, nud thl* three and u hulf years cotiNtltuteM niy flrst term. Tlie wlxe ciiiftoni which llinlts the President* to two tcrmit reganlH the Nubstuucc nnd not the forra, l.'ndor no clretiiiistance* will I be n cnudldnte for or uccept nnother nomlnatlon." On a great ninuy tlUTerent ocoa slnns slnce thnt nlght tlie Presi? dent has relternted, In one forni or nnother, this determlnatlon not to nceept the nontlnatlon next yenr, nnd ln spltc of tlie iminy iippenl* from all pnrts of the country. Tlie l'ri-MliH'iit feeU thnt nt last lie lins perHiiuded the mnjorlty of hl* pnrty to belleve thnt he whn absolutcly sfneere In hls determlnatlon not to be a eandldute ngaln, nnd with Ibut he ln coiiteiit to sfnnd on hls elec tion nlght declaratlon. NEW YORK, April 7.?On Monday last Tho New York Times -addressed to the cdltore of.. 000 Kepublican .jjapors a lette'r requesting tho oplnlon of oach as to whether President Roosevolt Is as popular and as strong generally wlth the votera as ho was at tho timo of his'electlon. Up to tho prosont, sixty-eight edi? tors havo repliod. Tho answor of tho Republicans of the country, aa lt Is confldentiy, eagerly, and enthusias tically expressod by theso editors, Is one unanimous shout of praiso for Roosevolt, but many of them do not comment themsolves on the third-term qiiostion. lt is declarod from every hnnd that ho is stronger in the aC fectlons of tho people than ever be^ fore. From Maine to Minnosota, theso men, so closo to public oplnlon, unite In afllrmlng that the Prosldcnt has so grown in tho public confidence and admlratlon slnce his assumptlon of the Chlef Maglstracy that he is now the absolute ido] of hls party and of thousands of habltual oppononts of his party. Ho Is.held to be the in carnatlon of the popular Instinct against corporntlon privllego. the em bodlment of thtj "squaro doal" prln clplo. 'Whore he has made ono enemy slnco the beglnning of hls term of ofhco ho has won two frionds, declaro wlth a curlous agroement in this form of oulogy sevtral wldely soparatod edi? tors, Somo note a tondoncy to follow ltooseve.lt implicltly; to bollovo that whatever Roosovelt bolleves nnd does is right becausoRoosovelt bolloves and does It. Somo percelvo that tho flrst lmpulsivo admlratlon which was glvon a soniewhat spectaculnr martial hero has deepened into a thoughtCul and carnest trust ln hls conscientiousness, nnd on tho whole hls wlsdom. "Never beforo so strong," "Stronger than when ho was overwholmlngly electod," are phrases which scarcely one of Tho Times's correspondents hnu succocdod ln avoiding. In nhort, thero Is no oscaplng from, or evading, tho fact that If tho Rc publlean editors of tho eouncry nro .ludges of tho trend of oplnlon ln their party. Mr. Roosevolt Is tho object of an ?admlratlon which lt would seem no other Americnn has ever roceived. So Tar as thoy undertakb to speak for Drmiocrnts, thoso editors romnrk a eurious turning toward tho Ropubliean President of tho h'cart of tho Domo eratlc voters, who by the thousand, lt is said, would profer hlm to any man the Domoerals eould .nomlnato out of their own ronks. USED STOCKING TO HANG HERSELF Mrs. Hilcs, of Mount Holly, Ends Life by Strangulation While Temporarily Insane. MOUNT IIOLI.Y, N. .I., April 7.? Tompo'rary ihsanlty lu bolioyod to bo tho oauso <>f tlie sulcldo, thls mornlng by strnugulution, of Mrs. Apnlu Hllos, at hor homo ln Modfoid. Hl.o had ovl dently plauned the ai't for ncvoral ilays iis slin had spoken to a promlnont itl't l'/.i'ii rogardlne tho drnwirg of her will, whloh was to havo beon oxooutod yestorday, The body ivnn dlseovorod by n slsler, Mrai IKv.eklah UiloB, who, I'ulUng to gol u rpBponso to I'nlls, WOIU to the bed room. She huoamo borror-striclun when ?he found l)or Biscor susnetuloci fnuii the bfdpont by a stoeklug, hor fnoo hlui'k from Hiritilgillutinn. Tho reiiiiilnsi woro Imniodlatoly out down, nelghliors not.ifhd and u iihysleian buiii umiu'd, but notbing i-ould be dono to ivstore llfo. $2,ooo a Leeture Too Little. POMUi, April 7.--(Jnbriell1. d'Annun ?Ma wants to go to Amcrlea ou ii |eo luro tour, but hls torms, are appureui ly prohthitlvo, Slgnor lionetti, tho Itallun liniiri-sarlo. offerod to pay all exp'-nsoH and $2,000 for eiicb of elght lucturoo, n'AiiiiuiiisJo wroto ln rciilv that ho wus lilsposed to croBB the Atlnnth', but 'pot Jat- u fow puckota of (dguroltcs," A VICTIM OF THE BIG STICK ?I DO NOT CARE TO CONTINUE THIS CONTROVERSY."?E. H. Harrlman. DH DESIHQF RS. CM5. BOIICE Well-Known Lady Passcs Away While Visiting Granddaughter in This City. GREAT SHO-CK TO FRIENDS Was Personally Acquaintcd Witli Clay, Calhoun, Webster and Other Famous Men. The sudden death yesterday of Mrs. Charlos Bruoe, of "Staunton , Hill," at tho homc ln this clty of hor grand? daughter, Mrs. Pelham Blackford, camo as a great shock to a large circlo of kindred and frlonds throughout Vlr glnia. Mrs. Bruce was born in 1829 in Froderickaburg, and was a daughter of Thomas Seddon, of that city, whoso father emlgrated from Lancashire, England, to Vlrglnia early in tho eighteonth contury. Tho mothor of Mrs. Bruco was Susan Plerson Alexander, who was tho daughter of Willlam Aloxandor, by hla wife Sarah Bruco Casson. Willlam Alexandor was a doscendant of John Alexandor. who emlgrated to Vlrglnia about 1C59, and was sald to havo been of- tho samo family as tho Earl of Storling. Noted for Hospitality. Tho Seddon horoo was ono of tho handsomost ln Fredorlcksburg, and was noted for lts gracious hospitality, Mrs. Bruco was tho slstcr of tho Hon. Jaines A. Seddon, who was oloctod ln 1841 to ropresent the Rlehmond dls trlct in Congross, and who was ap poliitod Seerotary of tho Confedorato Statos on Npvombor IS, 1SG2. Sho bo CHine ono of tho housohold of hor brother, her guardlan, ln Washlngton, and was a prominont bello for soino yoari-j ln Washlngton socloty. Sho ltnow personally Mr. Clay, Mr. Cal houn and Mr. Webster, and hor .reeol loctlons of tlicao and other puhllo men of lhat day wero most Interostlng. On Septemhor 19, 1848, Mrs. Bruco married llon. Charlos Brueo, who for soino yoays roproaentod tho Charlotto and Mooklenburg dlstrlot in tho Vlr? glnia Seiuito. and Charlotto county In tho, Vlrglnia Conventlon of 1801, and who at the bcglnnlng of tho Clvil U'ur rulsocl an arttllery conipnny for tho Confedorato Army and wont Into sprvloo as lts captain, Mrs. Bruco was mnrrlofl at hor lirotlior's lioitii'l whli'h Hubaoo,uontly b'ooamo tho Whlto liouso of tho Con fudoracy, and was takou by her hus jjiinci at oiit'O to "Staunton 11111," ono of tlio most beautifu' rosldoucos at that tlmo, and untll this day, ln tho Stato. ln this slateiy liome, to whleh Mro, Bruco eonie as a brldo, noted for re markablc beaii'tyi great forco of char artor and uiiusual Intolloituill ondow inents, sho prosided with lnilch soclnl dlstlnctiou and as a dovotad wlfo anil mothor througli tho iniuiy ovoiUful ycars of hor umrried lifo, and stlbsu quo'llt to the doiith of her lin.iliaiul ln 18PC, Her Family. Mi'B. Bruco Is Burvivod by Jio'v six sops: Thotnas Seddon, Albort Caason, CliMi-les Moivlle, BX-Spprptary and Onv orrtor pro tetn uf ArUrinu Terrllory; I'lilllp Aloxuildur, lilstoilim; Willlam Oaboji, City Sollcltor of tlultlmore, anij ex-l'iesldeiit of tho Mnr> lund Senate, and .lames Douglas Bruce, prol'essor of Knglish in (lio Univorslty of Teiinessoo Klit) IohI two ihlldi'eii in Infancy. and her daughters, Klhni Ciutor. wlfo of (ContJiHiod on Secoud Pagis) ALT! DEftL rnmai Harriman and His Associatcs Rcaped That Rich Harvcst in Financing Road. A CIVIL REMEDY EXISTS Attorney-Gencral Stead Hands Governor Deneen Legal Opinion on the Manipulation. SPRINGFIELD, ILLS., Aprll 7.?At? torney-Gencral Stead to-day handod Governor Deneen an opinion on tho ma nlpulatlons of tho Chlcago and Alton Rallroad propertles within tho last fow years by E. H. Harriman and somo of lila llnancial aaaoclates, Includlng G. .1. Gould, James Stlllman and Mortl mor L. Schiff. The opinion Is glvlng in responao to a retiuost communlcatod from Governor Deneon on March 22d (soon aftor tho return of Governor Deneen and Attor? ney-Gencral Stoad from a conferenco wlth Presldent Rbosovelt at Washlng? ton), ln whlch tho Attorney-Gonernl was nsked to advlso what his conclu slons aro in the mattor and what actlon, if any, ia contemplated by the legal departtnont of tho Stato. Aftor sottlng out at somo leugth tho varlous manlpulations to whlch tho rallroad corporntions and propertles forming tho Alton System woro sub Joetod, Attornoy-Genoral Slcnd con cludes thero is not tho least douht that a clvll remedy exists agalnst tho "linan clers" who havo wrp'okod this prospcr ous rallroad company and, at tho ex? ponso of Innoeent stoekholders and bondhoklors havo gathered to them solves a harvcst of mllllons of dollars. Injures Innoeent Holders, Mr. Stead Is doubtful, howovor, wh'ethor lt ls tho provlnco of tho Stato of illlnois to enforco tho remedy. Tho revocatloh of tho company's charter, whlch apparently would bo tho natnral procedure ou tho part of tho Stato, would brlug riiost of tho sufforlng upon innoeent stoekholders, Harriman and (Contlnued on Socond Pago.) WOULD LIMIT PAY OP INSURANCE PRES. Western States Wotild Keep Down Salaries to $25,000 and $50,000, NKW YUKK, Aprll 7.'?Formor Prea ideiit Crover ClOVPlunU, COUIIHol for the Assoclatlon of l,ife IllBUl'Unpu I'resl dciils, has Just submllted to llial a'a soeiation a hrlef ln relatiou to tho inatler of salaries pald by 11U- la suranco companlos, The oepaaiou for lts prpaPntutlan, lt. Is stiltod, Is llic- fplot llial e.-rtaln West? ern States have now pcmling befoiv thelr rouppotivc ^uglslatui'OS hills that woulil litult the sahirlos of lll'e In suranii' ullleeru ti> $.*>",'uui a yoar, whllo ln (itllei's (he lluiit Is l'ix,-il at $2,"i,00u a year, Tho.hrlof, It Is ttiinounood, will ho filod to-morrow wlth the Wls eonsln keglsliiiun- by ftobert l.ynu 1'iix, who will app-ear at attorimy for the Assoclatlon of Ml'e lusul'iiiteo 1'res Ideiits. lu oppOrtitlon tO the hill pt'O vldlug for L'titupulaory Investiueni of rosorvo funtla In tho Slate, largeiy |n crea.S'd taxatiou of prcmiutn recelpta und other subjectu. FITIL FIHLT SHOOTIHC IFFIIf. Eno's K. Taylor, a Youth Twentyj Shoots His Uncle. of UNCLE KILLS HIS NEPHEW Wholcsale Shooting Seems to Have Bccri Rcsult of a Long Standing Fcud. ma, [Speclal to Tho Timcs-DIspatch.] GATB CITY, VA? April 7.?At Yu sovon mllos from horo, this mornlng! Enos K. Taylor, agod twonty, shot hls unclo, J. I. Langsford, through tho bowels, tho ball cnterlng at the sldo and passlng ontlrely through tho body. Langsford or ono of hls frlends shot Taylor through tho bowels and also through tho nock. lt ls ijot thought posslblo for Taylor to llvo moro than a few hours, and Langsford will probably not recovor. Tho Langsford and Taylor famllies have been ln troublo for soveral ycars. Taylor's inother is a slster to Langs? ford. Taylor seems to havo been tho aggrossor, and flred twlco boforo tho shots wcro returnod. CHICAGO HAS TWO MAYOKS Busse Hastens to City Hall and Takes the Oath of Office. CHICAGO, April 7.?Thero nro two May ors of Chicago, Mayor-oloct Husse raided tho City llall yosterdny ln tho luncheon hour, llled hls certlflcate of elcctlou and boxid as Mayor and was sworn ln l>y City Clork Anson. Tho moyo bowlldoretl nnd pir/.zled Mayor Dunno and hls staff. Tho tiuio sot for tho Inivigunitlon of IIk? now Mayor was April l.rth. Tho leaders bo hlnd hlm have grown apopletlc over the gonoral ordors of Chlef (tf Pollco Colllns, which, they cliargo, woro Issued to pm ti'tt olmoxious DomooriUa "n tho forco, Tho Kopuhlicnna aro al'ter ClilUlis's sealp. They nssort that ho used tlie eiitlre po Ilce forco on eleotlon day to its.sist Mayor l'Jimno. Slnco then many ollleers at hoadqunr teis havo boon transforred to Ppats undpr tho elvil BOrvtCO, whero the licpuhllcuns eannot. rench thom, Cplllna hlmsolf was hut a euplaln when. appolnled. He ox pects to go back to hls old poaltlon, but hls enerrdea may he eannot go back and inust ??. Cap(ali) Anson rofuBod to svfmr ln Busso who-j ho nppoarcd, Anson nskpd Corporotloii CounBc! Uewls for an opln-' lon nnd was told thut ho pould legnlly do lt. HA1L TEN INCHES DEEP IN ALABAMA Fearful Storm in South?Trees Stripped and Crops Destroyed. I.KI.OHATOI11K. ALA? April 7.----A ter rllle hall mul wlnd-stonii piissed oVor vids eommunlty lutu to-ilny, acyompanled by a conatant olootrlcnl dlapluy. llall roii, for ili'toou inhiuteB, and lu drlfts elght to irii inchoe deop, Khruhbory and hiiihII tvoes aro stripped. and C'l'ops that are out of tho grouml will bo u toial loas, ? BfflEB. THUI Will Begin Summing Ujk After The Recess Hour, JEROME WILL END WEDNESDAY Jury Will Probably Get the Caso Some Titne on Thursday After Justice Fitzgerald's Charge. Eleven of the Jurors Have Sat in Criini' nal Cases. NKW YORIC, Aprll 7.?Whon Judga F'ltzgerald to-morrow mornlng an nouncos formally tho flndlngs of tho commlsslon ln lunacy, whlch inquirod Into tho prcaent montal condltion of Harry Thaw, tho curtaln will rlao on tho last iact of tho long caso. Dr. Allan McLano Humilton, who was on tho stand when Dlstrict At torney Joromo asked for tho appolnt ment of the commlsslon will, it la un derstood, bo reealled and allowed to rotlro wlthout furthor oxamlnation. Mr. Delmas, lt Is sald, will aak an ndjournment untll 2 o'clock to-morrow aftornoon. lt is because he ftnds it lmpossiblo to make hla addross to the jury ln ono day that ho will make hla openlng to-morrow aftornoon to leavo hlm tho full day Tuesday in whlch to concludo his summing up. Mr. Delmas rcmalned at his homo to-day puttlng tho flnishlng touchoa on his plea. Dlstrict Attorney Joromo ia cxpectea to occupy throo or four hours of Wod ncsday, and hla summing up may tako moro tlme. Thero will thcn remaln only Justice Fitzgerald's charge bofore the caso goes to' tho jury, whlch can hardly bo lator than Thursday, unloss ? unforoaeen obataclea ariae. Should tho jurora fail to agreo thoy will probably bo locked up for tho night. ? Most of tho memhers of tho jury havo had previous experionce in crlmi nal cases. Thrco havo aat in homicido caacs bofore, and elght havo been jurors ln criminal cases whero tho charge was other than murder. Only ono man nover has beon a juror pre vlously. Of tho three men who have sat In homicido cases, ono. was on a Jury that brought Ina vordict of ac qulttal; the second man served in two cases, in cach of whlch tho yerdict waa murder ln tho flrst dogree, and tho th'ird man .was on a jury that brought In a manalaughtor verdlct. Thaw paased a qulot day ln the Tombs readlng tho papora and writing, He was ln unusually good spirits, and altonded rellgl'ous servlcea. HAMILTON WILL ANSWER QUESTION Was Thaw Insane When He Killed White??If Acquitted Thawis Will Travel. [Spoclal to Tho Tlmea-Dlspntch.l NEW, YORK, Aprll 7.?The trial of Harry K. Thaw goes on to-morrow, and so conlldont aro his relatlves that tho jury will set hlm freo that a member of tho family to-nlght mado a s^ato ment In whlch plana for the futuro wero oullinod. "Wo wlsh to deny," -sald this repro sentatlvo of tho Thaw family, "that Harry Thaw has an ungovernablo tom pcr, or that he haa ovor glven ovl denco of a cruel dlaposltlon. Tho atate monts mado ln cortaln quarters that sovcral valots loft hla sorvlco becauso they were afrald of belng killed aro utterly wlthout foundatlon. As a mat ter of fact, Harry has had only two valeta ln tho last ton years., Both theao men wero dovotedly attachod to hlm. Tho laat valet ho had waa Bodford, who dled aoon after tho unfortunate occur ronco on tho Madlson Squaro roof. "If tho Jury flhds a vordict of 'not gullty,' whlch tho family most con lldontly expect, Harry will bo joined immedlately by his wife, and thoy will go togother to tho South of Praneo. They will not bo undor tha sllghtest restralnt or esplonago. No mouibor of tho Thaw family will ao company them. Mrs. Thaw will bo at tendod by a mald, and hor husband will havo a valet. They will travoH wlthout ostentation, and may atay several years abroad or untll the mom ory of this wretched affair haa beeh oll'aced." Delmas's Statement. Tho followlng statement was raada tp-nlgiit by D. M. Delmas, senior counsel for Thaw: "Dr. Allen Mekuno Hamllton will bo tho tlrst wltness called when tho trial Is rosumod to-morrow. 111s oxamlna? tion had not been ilnlshed whon tho prooopdlngs were poatponod by tha npplication for tho appolntment of a commlsslon in lunuoy by tho dlstrict attorney. It has not been decldod by tho counsel for tho defendant wheihor Mrs.. Evolyn Thaw Will bo cullod tfl the wltness stand." On Dr. llumllion's nnswor to ono que9' tl'oH the vordict of tho Jury will largelj depcud. Dr. llamilton haa testkied that, ln his opinion, Thaw Is a vlctlm of pr? trresalve punuiola, ?nd Incurublo, 'lhe commlsslon ia lunacy dld not ugreo wiflL him as ti) tho preau'nt montal condltion of the piisniur, and if Judge PltZEettiiO cuntinns thelr repoi't, whlch lawyera gen orttlly rognrd as a foroKono concluslon. tho vltal queatlon Dr. Hunillton will bt called iipuu to unswer la: The Crux of the Inquiry. "ln your opinion, was tho prlsonor ni the bar sane or lusaoe on tho night ol Juiie aBthi when he uhot and killed Stan ford WhltoV" I , lt is expootpd that the dlstrict uttornev will enler QUjoptioHB to this uuostlon, and state his objoctlona at leiiKth, ""d that counsel for tho defen.so will rofranie it, If ovevruled l?y the oourt. Stlll, It will iio the i'iiix of the Inqulry. and rnay pob Klbly prolong lhe trial far boyond tho tliiai whlch ihe lawyera for both s14cj agreod tipun taeitly last Saturduy. Stiiotly undor tho fulea of croi?-cxum< In.iilou, ihe dlstrict uttomoy caunot go boyond a probing of all tho roasons for thq answer to the (jupstlon, but by fro? ipient objeotions ho may provoko olhof questjaus, and so open up iinea for ? moro seurchlnc cioss-wcanilnutlon,