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THH DISPATCH FOTJNpED 1860. W110LK NUMBER 17,53? RICH.MOND, VA., B'RIDAY, APWLj.), 1907. PRICE TWO OENTS. RICHMOND OP1 A Roanoke Dcfea:s CJiam pions?Norfoiy Takcs Game From Truckers ONLY FOUR HI'TS OFF MIKE CASSIDY Great Work of Ciack Twirler Chiefly ResponsiHe for De? feat of the Tobzcconists. Great Team Work Behind the Pitcher. Klehiiifinil, St Dnnvlllr. O. Kmiiiokr, 11; 1,.111,-lilm-n, II. ."\orfoll-i, .">-, I'urtNiliotl Li, ". Wlth ldeal baseball weather In all ef tho three cltles ln whlch oponlhg gainoii nt the Vlrglnlij Stnte League M-iri! played, the seasori of 1007 opened yosterday under tlio mtat favorable oC ausplces. ' Tho crowds In all of tho eliies wero ln nccordance witli tho .luy. Ovor 2,600 peoplo saw the l,yneh>iii-fr eliamploiiH dffo.u. ,i by Roanoke ln tho TT111 defoated by Roanoke at tho Int.ter Clty; 4.500 wltnosaer Manager Peri d(-r's Crew wln from Portsmouth, and between 6,000 nnd 7;000 Itlchmond fans saw tholr favorllei hlt Rube Hoiv rnd. Danvtlle's prlde, almost nt wlil und triiiriple the Tobax-ronlHis' colors in tlie dlrt witli n shut-oit. The accounts of the games, whlch will ho found on tho jgiortlng page bf thl.i Issue, boar out the reports whlch hnvo been oumnnting from tho dlffer < rd enmps to the effec- thnt nll of the t'liniK thi:< season nro far stronger and ).?>? evonly matched than ever be? fore. Thls means that tho lenguo Is nndoujitedly growlng, and should fur? nish to tho patrons ol the gamo even potter exhlbltlons thai they havo done tierctofore, Great Interest Here. Th.it tho Interest wna Intcnso In this rlty waa attestcd hy tlie crowds whlch enrly gathered at the Allen llotel, the Btarttng point of the parade. to glve tbo two teams a rousJne: send-off, About 2 o'clock. with the band en pconced :.i a large UJly-ho, followcd by twelve open carrlagcs contolninp Inombers of the two -.enma und repre |i utatlvea of thi prejs. thc procession b-,;n>- 'ho pIlgrltnmTi? r,p Ttroad 3'ii-t, down fc'lrst to Maln, and then down through the prinolpal buslness thorougfcfares In the central part or tho clty. All along tho llno ot march the pro? cession waa received wlth cheers, nnd thc rln^lng of cow-bells by the fnith ful fans. Home niorcly satlsllcd them solvcn with looklng on. whllo It lnstod, to ivtiirn to tholr work afterwards, but others wlth less regard for world ly cures and trlbulatlons, forgot their vorrles for the tlmo l>Hng and took a car to tho park, whero they wero waltlug when the teama arrived. Handed Out the Lemon. An incldent whlch occurred when the carrlagcs woro pnssing through a section ?>f Cary Streot occupled by conimlsslon-houses Is woll worthy of note slnce several occupants of thc ve lilclcs are Jncllned moro or less to su p'orstllton. At one cornor a crowd of juen und boys went lounglng in front of n wholesale dealer's, Whero largo bunches of bananas hung, nnd frulc of varloua kinds luy In creates nbout the doors. In ono of theso recepta v.ch were Icmons, nnd when the back eontalning the managcrs of tho teams passed tho place, somo wag In the crowd selected ono of thls acld varlety ot frult and tossed lt Into tho cab. Ikith Shaffer and MoKovitt dudged, each ctaimlug tiiat tho sour prosont was meant for the other. But thoso who beliovo ln such slgns and jiortents, and who wero a llttlo ln doubt as to who tho frult hlt, now claim that wlthout a doubt ln the world, MuKovltt wus thd un wclcome reclpicnt of the prize. However, that may be, whether ho was handed a real one or not. durlng the parade, one Mlko Cassldy pushed hmi u rlpc, juicy ono at tho ball pnrk. Tlio ceremonles at the grounds were Bimiilo but effective. Dr. Fullor Gasklns, one of, tho most enthusiastic rootera and unfulllng attendants at the park, that tha game hus ever known ln this clty, was selected by President Brad loy for tho honor of throwlng out the flrst hall. Not to do tho thltig up ln any but tho most approved style, tho doctor went all tho wuy to the pitcher's box nnd. thoujjh hls dcllvery would not attract tho attentlon und admlrnllon of jnany of tbo big league manngers, huc ceeded ln tosslng the ball from the rub? ber to tho plate. Umpiro Truhey wns then given tlie sphere, and after oxamtnlng it to see thnt lt had not beon injured ln lts dlzay Journey to tho catohor, throw lt out to Cassldy, and the buttlc was on. Two presentntlons wero made to plnyors durlng tho contest. When Manager Shaffer camo to bat ln the second Inning, Tommy Atkins rtisbed to tho plate, bravod tho Iro and lu dlgnatlon of tlmpire Truboy, nnd mado thc manager a present of a handsome palr of snspenders. Kvldcntly Charloy was ovnrnomo wlth feeling bocauso of the kindness and thnuglitt'ulnoss thut promptod tho act, for ho rewarded his admlrers by pop plng nn easy ny to right fleld, whlch wns woll takon care ot by his rlval lsndcr, MoKovitt. Rowo llicks, otherwlse dubbod "Pug ' by tho fE.ns. wns tho othor playor to recelvo a. girt from hls friends. llicks wns with Richmond last year, when ho mndo many friends and admlrers by hls clean plny and sportsnianshlp on Iho fleld. and whon he rollevod Ilossler on third ln tho openlng of tho sovonth ho wns roundly applauded by tha grnmlstnnd nnd blenehoi-s. Whon Hlcks ennio to hat ln tho next sosslon ltlehard Duke, n formor umpire, steppod out und prosented tho thlrd-basoman wlth a twenty-dollar gnldploce. Full reports on tho nportlng pnge will shnw how well tho openlng games of tho season woro played. WELL-KNOWNMINISTERS DIESFROM PTOMAINE , BALTlMOItia, MD., Aprll 18.?-Rev. W. rt, Horbert, ono of tho most. wldely Ttnown mlnlstors of tho Mothodlst Rpla copal Ohurch ln tlils clty, dled to-nlght of nclite Inc'llgosttnn, aftor a brlof Ill? ness, ILo ls believed to havo boen a victlm of ptoninlno potsoniug, rosultlnjr from entlng Imd oyntors. Other nioin tinrs of tho family woro also ultccted, Ho yyua erixty, years ol ugo. Gl DRAGS LOVER TO WATERY GRAVE Miss Pendleton Lcaps From a Bridge Into Jackson River. GALLANT YOUTH TRIESTOSAVEHER But Throwing Her Arms About His Neck When They Were Near Shore, Girl Carries Eoth Down?Bodies" Have Not Been Recovered. (Speclal to Tho Tlmen-Dlapatchl CLIFTON FORGB, VA., Aprll 18.? Kolled tn her atternpt to marry the mnn of her cholce and the dread of meeting her mother and other relatives after an unsuceissful attempt to olopo Is glven as tho only reason for Mlss Mabel Pendleton, a young nnd attro'* tlve woman, commlttlnij suieldo hy juiiiplng Into Jackson Klvor from tho foot-hrldKo whfch co'nnects lhe maln part of the city wlth South Cllfton Forge, thls mornlng about 7 o'clock. Last nlght Mr. .Stuart Gay, son nf Captaln nnd Mrs. C. S. Clny, and Mlss Mabel Pendleton, wlio liad beon iweet liearts for a long time, mnde up their inlndH to elope and get married. They left on the mldnlght train for Washington, but w?re Iritereepted ut Staunton and sent back to Cllfton I-'orge on passenger train Xo. 3, which arrlves here at 6:30 A. M.' . Chlef of Police Hornbarger had been requested to meet No. 3 and seo that tlie couple left the train at thls polnt. Thls duty he performed, nnd the couple agreed to nbey orders wlthout protoat. nnd stafted for their homes ncross whot ls known as the wlre bridge that spiuis Jackson River. Jumps to Save Her. Chlef Hornbarger kept hls eye on them Jong enough to soo that they made a start for homo, and when ho saw them start up the stops to thc bridge landlng, he felt satisned that they would bo home, nnd he therefore pald no furthor attentlon to them. After gettlng on the wlre bridge, flf teen or twenty feet from the north slde of the rlver, Miss -Pendleton jumped over the ralllng to the waters of the Jackson, nhoiit<thirty feet holmv. nnd, as after events dlselosed, went down ton.. watory gi-ave. The young man hesltatcd a moment. climbed over tho railing, and dropped to lhe rlver, not wlth nny attempt at stiicide. however, but to rescue his sweetheart. When he reached the water he swam to the young lady. somo dls tanco away, and was maklng a des perato effort to save her life, when she throw her arms aliout hls neck nnd they both wero drowned together. Stuart Gay waa nn export swimmer, but wlth his wet clothlng and tho glrl to manage, he found it a hopeloss task, and had to surrender hls llfe. I.lke a flash of lightntng* tho news spread over tho city. and within a short time tlie banks of the rlver wero llned with hundreda of people, somo watch ing iliqse searchlng for tho bodies, whlle others parade.d the. banks of tho stream in tho hopo that they mlght discover tho lifeless bodies of tho young lady and her conipanlon. Say They Did Not Leave Train. Thero nre thoso who claini that tho young couplo never left tho train when It arrlved hero, but went on to Hin? ton to carry out their plans of gettlng married. Thls ls belleved hy many, yet all in valn, as your corrospondent has talked with those who saw tho glrl ln fcfce rlver, and tho man let hlmself down to rescue her. Mlss Pendleton made her homo at Waynesboro, Va,, and was hore on u vislt whon sho agrqed to becomo tho brldo of Stuart Gay. The young lady's fathor ls dead, but her mother spends most of her tlmo wlth Mrs. Hocker, on Vergo Street. It la understood that lt was Mo. Hocker, -wlio sent the message to Staunton, nsklng for the arrest of the couplo, and thoir return to Staun? ton. Tho objoction to the marrlago wns conflned mainly to tho ages of tho couple, Mlss Pendleton spent yesterday In Low Moor- and camo to Clit^on Forgo lato yestorday aftornoon. Sho was a beautlful glrl. nnd had a host of frlonds, who wlll hear of hor death wlth genuino sorrow. Every offort wlll be put forth to recover the bodies and the rlver wlll bo watched for sov eral mlles. So far tho search haa been frultless. Tho tragedy Is tho chlef toplo of convorsatlon. nnd no one wlll discuss any othor subject, Gay wns nlnoteon yoars of ago nnd Miss Pniulleton olghtoen. Tholr pa? rents aro heartbroken over the sad oc curi'once. SAID HIS BRIDE MUST MAKE FIRES Iowa Man, Being Married, Inter posesi to Require This Obligation. ? [Spoclal to TlioTlmes-Dispatch.] I.)ES MOINES, IOWA, Aprll 18.?Tho solomuUy ofTa marrlago ceremony waa brokon to-day whon tho brldogroom smddonly demandod that aa a part of tho obllgatlons assumod by tho brlde sho must covenant to bulld tho oarly^ mornlng -llre. John H. Harrls ond Mln? nio Allon wero tho contractlnu pnrtlea, and thoy stood ln tho olllcial elianibera ot Judgo Copo, upon whom .thoy had callod to be intido ono. "Why, man allvo, that Ia the most nstounuing- lniiovutlon that I ever honril," shontod tho Judgo. Ilnrrls started to nrguo tho nuestlon, Judgo Copo sliarply lulnionished .Harrls, "Prooood, Judeo," sult! Harrls, und tho Knot wua tletl? SCENE AT MONUMENT WHEN CHILDREN ARRIVED WITH STATUE THE DAVIS MONUMENT Jefterson Hevls, President of tho Confedornto States, dlod in Now Orloosn, La-, becombcr 0, 1SSD. Ills body was brought Xo Riohmond In May, 1S9S, and ?rointerred In Hollywood Ccmotery. Tho conior-stono of 'the Jefferson Davls Monument wiih lald ln Monroo Park July 2, ISOS. The tnonumont to tho monuiry of Mr. Davls wlll be unvollod "n June a, 1307. followlng a groat mllltary nnd Confederato parado, of which General Stlth Jlolllng wlll bo cblnf tnarshal. The monuhtcnt, whloh wlll cost $70,ooo, was deslgned by XV. r? Noland, and tlie two llgiire.s nro the work of Mr. Kdward V. Valentlno. both of Rlch morfd. Tho monumont entislsts of a central culurnii surroundoil, by a colonnmle. On the cotitral eolumn will bn an allegorlcal tigure "Vlndlcatrlx," ropresent liiB the splrlt of the South, In front .'.f which wlll stand n bronze llkenoss of Mr. Davis. When completed thc monument will ho ono ot lhe handsotnost In this country. TOLD THI JURORS FATHER WAS SHRINER Members of Thaw Jury Sum moned Before Jeromc to Tell if They ;Were "Approached."' HAS NO SENIOR COUNSEL Statement Given Out That Xo Engagement Has Yet Been Made. NEW YORK, Aprll 18.?It was an? nounced to-day that tho district attor? ney had begun tho Jnvestigation of a report that one of the Thaw Jurors had liccn "approachcd" by a pollceman dur? ing the trial. Henry C, Brearley, one of the Jurors. had an lntorvlew with District Attorney Jeromo lato to-day at Mr. Jerome's ofllce. Later it was announced that several other of the Thaw jurors would bo asked to como to tho district attornoy'a ofllce to-mor? row and tell whnt, lf anythlng, they knew of the report in question. It was reported that a pollceman talked wlth a juror on one of the walks tho jury took from tho Crimtnal Courts building to thc Broadway Central Hotol. Thaw's Father a Shriner. Assistant District Attorney Smyth wlll have subjioenas Issued for threo Thaw jurors to interrognt0 them as to what they know of the statement made last Saturday by Juror Doneo, as follows: "Georgo Pfaff. a Thaw juror, who Is a Mystlc Shriner, came to m? about three weeks ngo before tho insanity commission was appolnted. I am a Mystlc Shriner myself. He told mo thnt on several mornlngs, when tho jury had gotton baok from brcakfast ono of tho pollcemen on duty in the lower corrldor of tho 'courthouso had approaohod Newton, Juror No. S, an? other Shriner, and told hlm that Harry Thaw's fathec was a Mystlc Shriner also." Sail on Same Ship. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Thaw and J. C. Smith, Stanford Whito's brothor-ln law, wero fellow-passer.gors to-day on tho liner Kaiserln Augusto Vi;tori*i, which sailed for Chorbourg. Tho presence of tho Thaws o .id Mr. Smith on tho samo shlp caus id o i rent deal of comment among th.. injson gors. Tho Thaws nnd Mr. ' cr.T.V-, wero consclous ot tho fuot thnt i*.-y woro fellow-passengers, and n .; of the (Continued on Thlrd '? ^ro.) get all pea s cjts; put prl::es up Chicago Firm Engirivenag Plan to Get a Corner < *n ,tie World's Stippl, [Spoclal to Tho Timos-Dk i h.l CHICAGO, ILE., Aprll 1S.??^ cornoi* in potinuts is tho rosult of tho latest manoouvro of the marqot manipulators N. A.' Cobblo & Co? a South Wator Stroot commlsslon flrm, nro engineorlng tho corner. Assoclutecl wlth thls flrm, whloh ls onu ot' tho largoBt poaiiut wholosale duaJers ln tho country, aro threo Norfolk, Va., flrins, Not only wlll'. tho eoniblno havo thu upper hand on tho situatlon ns fnr us tho Amerlcan product ls coneorned, but lt wlll control tho output; of Spaln and Japan. It la tho lntention of tho ooiut uination to buy up tho entlre iiviUi ablo aupply and thon forco tho prlco up to tho highest posslblo polnt. For sovoral days tho Cobblo reprosoii tatlvos at Norfolk, in coujtinotloii wlth threo llrms at tliat placo, havo boon Jjuying* ovorythlng* ln alght. Within a- few days It ,1s oxpocted that tholr control of the murliot wlll bo com jiloU, THE BOARD ACCEPTS HIS RESIGNATION Prof. Soule Will Leave July ist-V. P. I. Visitors Conclude Session at Blaeksburg-?Committee Named to Reply to Farmers' Petition. BLACKSBURG. VA., .Aprll IS.?Thc board of directors of tho V. P. I. met hero this mornlnp at 10:30. All w<to present except Hejsr.-. Eggleston, Klzor and WatkinBi. Tho resignatlon of Pv. Tl-.r.tnas I*. Watson as professor (...' Keutoyj and mineraiogy was aecepted witli much re-gret, to take effect Junt :<Oth. The president waa authorized t) arrango with Professor Watson for lompletlon of geologlcal survcy during summer, and for arrangeiuent of geologlcal speeiniens In cabinet of tlvs depart? ment. ln answer to reiiuest of Governor Swanson. addressed to Dr.! McBrydc. urging that tlie V. P. I. "adets bo present on Virginia Day at Cio Junios town Exposltion, the honrl dlrected that tho corps be held then until tlio ovenlng of June 12th, the rfgular timo for closlng of the college sosslon. On account of the nhsetce of Mr. J. D. Eggleston, chairmai of the commltteo appointed ut tle January mootlng of the bonrd to onsider tho availablllty of various mct who may bo cliosen to succeed Dr. ilcBryde as President of tho V. P. I., the matter of electing the next president was postponed until a latef nuetlng. Thls ls to be called at the suggestlon of Mr. Eggleston that. hls ommltteo ls ready to report, or in the event that the commltteo shall wlsk.' for more SJXIEIGMDIILS ? M BED HAT Public Consistory at the Vatican Attended With Great ; Ceremony. B.OME, Aprll IS.?A public consistory took place at tlie Vatican to-day wlth great ceremony. This belng the season in which Romo ls crowded wlth tour tsts, the demand for tickels was ox traordinnry. The procession accom panylng tho Pope was long and inter? esting, being composed of many nota ble pcrsonnges. The Swiss Guard headed tho proces? sion, and the notablo guard surrounded tho person of tha Pontiff, who was. dressed In white. Ho was preceded by tho cardlnals in full red robos, and followed hy tho bishops and arch? bishops. Whon tho Pontiff was sealcd on the t'hrono, tho six new cardlnals advaneed one by ono to recelve tho red hat, YCach p'relate knolt at tho feet of thc Popo wliilo the master of oeremontos held a niagnlflcent red hi|t over tho cardlnals' head and tho Popo, saying "Acelpo galerum rubrutn," otc, roso and gavo tho Papal omhraco, Tlio only cardlnal crented at tho secret con sistorv of Aprll 15th who wus not pres? ent was Mgr. Rinuldlnl, tho Papal Nun cio at Madrid, 3PECIFICAT10NS SIGNED FOR BIG BATTLESH8.PS WASHINGTON, Aprll IS,?Secretary Motcalf to-day slgnod tho plans uud sneotftcdtlons for tho two 20,000-ton battloships to ho bullt for the unltod States Navy. They nro to bo of tho general tvpo of tWi Drcudnuught. of tho Brltlsh navy, Tho plunS will he sent to the two navy-yards and such prlvato shlpbu'llcllng flrmfl as slgnlfy tholr lii tontlon to mako blds. Thor -wl 1 bo sent out oil April 20th, niul blds will bo onenocl on Juno 20th. ? ??-?? TWO CENTS A MILE ON NEW YORK ROADS NEW VORK, Aprll IS.?Tho Assem? bly to-day passod wlth hut ono dls3cnt 1ns voto tlio blll provlding for a llnl rato, of two conts a niilc on all rnll rouds in tlio state. . j tlmo. tho matter wlll be deferred until tlie next regular meeting of the board. The board, at their final session this evenlng, acceptod the resignation of Professor A. M. Soylo as dcan of the college ot agrlculturo and dlrootor of tne Virginia. Expcrimentul Station, to take effect July 1, 1907. President McBryde was authorizod to nrrango wlth Professor Soule for tho preparatlon of hls report as to tho result of hls exporlmcnts during tho current year, a similar arrangement having been made with Dr. Watson for his report on geologlcal survey, these reports in both cases to bo ready by Scptember lst. A committee .of threo members of the board was ap? polnted to frame a reply to the petitlon read before tho board to-day from tho president and vlce-president of tho Stato Farmers' Instltute eonc.ornlng the matter of Professor Soulo's resig? nation. The names of the members who will serve on thls commltteo wero not mado public. Tho board adjourned nt 10 P. M. to meet agaln during comtnencement week. tuiless a spoclal mootlng ls callod to consider the question of Dr. Mc Bryde's successor. Several of tho mem? bers left to-nlght, and tho others leavo early to-morrow mornlng. FIVE INCHES OF SNOW 1 IHE I01TIIEST Extends Over Several States and Is Heaviest Known in April for Years. OMAHA, NEB., Aprll 18.?Five inches of snow foll during last nlght and contlnued to-day. Tho fall was gen erul ovor Eustorn Nebraska, and is tho heaviest known In Aprll for many years. Tho snowfall extends ovor a wldo area accordlng to advices from polnts ln lowa, Kansas, Mlssourl, Col? orado?to tho south, which report a llght snowfall, whlle Northern Nebras? ka, Southern South Dakota, Northoast Wyoming and the Black- Hjj?s nro covered wlth a blanket of snow six Inches deep on the lovel, which ls still falllng. At Northwostern Rall? road hoadquarters here lt wns sald that tho storm is practloally tho Kainti over tholr entiro systom wost of tho Mlssourl Rlvor. Oplnion as to the. ef? fect on fruit nnd early vogetables varies. Along tho Southorn and Central belts chorrios, poaches, plums and berrlos are sald by somo to havo boon ruihod almost entlrely, whllo othor growors and dealers report that fruit 'wns not .far enough. advanced to be como - serlously eiulangered. Iu graln circles lt Is belleved tho snow wlll kill all the green bugs, which havo beon threntonliig tho wln? ter crop. THREE LIVES LOST IN LAUNDRY FIRE MUNTR13AL, Aprll 18.?Flro thls af? ternoon ln tho plant of tho Canada Steaiu Laundry caused tho loss of threo lives, two mon and a woman, and tho Injury of twolve others, ono of whom, a woman, niay dle. Tho llamos spreud rapidly, nnd a panlc resulted among the employes, of whom thoro wero thlrty women nnd ten mon. A nuin bor of thom jumpoil from wlndows, und six wonioti who had mado Ih'elr* way to a llre-escapo on tho thlrd lloor, leaped to tho ground bofore thoy coulil be reecuod, Whon tho llamos woro got ton uii'l/r control tho liodlos of two mon nml n woman woro found lu tho rulns bunied beyond rocugnltion. A do/.on lnjured women and glrls woro takon to tho Boncrat hoaplUU nearby,, IS HELD FOR BREBERY Wealthy Phlladelphia Merchant Offcrjs Mjqney to Officer Who Arrest Him. 'WAS A TERRIBLE MISTAKE" So Declarcs the Surprised Man When Ofticcrs Who Are Pol lowing Arrest.Him. NEW YORK, Aprll 18.?Bonedlct Gimbel, a member of tho flrm of Glmbel Brothers, proprletorH of ono of the hirgest department stores of Phlladel? phia, waa arrested here to-day, and followlng arralgnment in court held on the double charge of Improper con? duct and attempted brlbery of a polico ofllcer, Unable to furnish Immediate bnll ln the sum of $6,000, Glmbel was commltted to thc Tombs. The original complnintiiit was the wife of a Wall Street broker, whose slxteen-year-old son, Iver Clnrk. was ln tho compiuiy of Glmbel when the lat ter was arrested. Whon taken to tho Tombs Polico Court. Glmbel sent for Attorney Danlcl O'llellly. Later, when snen at hls cell, tho prisoner nppoared greatly agltated. "Tho arrest was a terrihlo nilstake," he sald. Glmbel, who Is thirty-nlne yoars ot nge, had been stopping at tho Waldorf Astoria ln thls clty, and had mndo tho Heiiualntanco of young Clark, who ls a crlpplo, llvlng wlth hls parents ln Wost Plfty-aevonth Stroet. ' Aecording to Asslstant Dlstrict At? torney Krotol, who ls ln ehnrgo of tho enso. Mrs. ICIark Intorcepted a noto uddressed by tha prisoner to hor son, and contalnlng nn Invitation for thls afternoon. Objecting to the In riuenco whlch tho man appearod to have ovor her boy, tho mother re portud tho mntter to tho dlstrict at torncy's olhce, and dotectlves wero as slgned to follow the two mon. Gimbel nnd his companlon took a elosed cab and drovo iip flfth Avonue, followed hy tha detoctlvos In un autornoblle. At Flfty-seventh Street tho carrlnge was halted and the arrost made. Glmbel offered the dotectlves $1,000 to? releaso hlm, and the party went to tho bnnklng house of Woif Brothers nnd Company, where, aecording to tho second complnlnt. Glmbel was ldehtlfled, and drnwing a check for tho amount, proforrcd $2,000 to the olllcers. Aecording to the dlstrict nttorney's olHee, young Clark kopt to-dny's ap polntment ut the suggestlon of the polico, Prominent in Philadelphia. riULADELlTHA, Aprll IS.?Bone? dlct Gimbel is tho youAigeat of sevon brothers in tho llrm of Qlmbol Broth? ers, owners of a hlg department store in thls clty. Ho was mnrrlod nbout three years ngo. and.llvos nt No. 01 ti North Broad Streot, a fashionable resl dor.llal sectlon of the clty. POSTIS GOVERNOR OF PUHRTO RICO Inaugurated to Succeed Win throp?Secretary Taft and Party Present. SAN JUAN, P. R., Aprll . 1S.--R. lf, Post was luiiiiguraled Governor of Puerto l'.lco to-day Iu successlon to Booknmn Wliithrup, who rotlrod to become Asslstj aiit Secrotnry of the Treasury at Wash? lngton. Socrotary Taft was among thoso prosont, oeeupylng tl box wlth Mrs, Wln throp, wlfo of tho rotlrlng Govornor, and Mrs. Post. Tlm members of tho Supreme Court. tha Executlvo Councll u*nd the Houso of Delegates attended ln a hody. Secretary Ttift and hls party sal'.ed for homo on tho dlspatch boat Mtiyllower at noon to-day, accompanlcd by Beekman Wlntht'op, the rotlrlng Governor of Porto Rloo, niul Mrs. AVlnthrop, Mrs. Taft niul Miss MarJorlo Ido. An liiuucnsu crowd .Lada tlie Secreturx faruwell. CHILDREN HAUL THE STATUE Of DAVIS Thousands of Little Oncs Enthusiastically Pull a Two-Ton Burden. RAN AWAY WITH PONDEROUS LOAD Three Thousand Children, Headed by Veterans, Made Quick Work of Drawing the Wagon Through Two Miles of Spec tators. A brillinnt Aprll afternoon looked down nn many thousands of children in parade formatlon yosterday after? noon when tho bronzo llgure of tho President of tho Confedoracy waa drawn through the streets to Its pedes tal at the head of Monument Avonuo. An enormous crowd of people of nll ages llned the streets, nnd tho cheers of the schoolchlldron rang out ln hlgh trohle agaln nnd ngnln. No one could witness tho brllllant slght wlthout belng tmpressed that the women nnd chlldrcn4 of V.x'.i Commonwealth still love nnd reverence the name of Jef? ferson Davls and tho cause which his nnme represents to the Southern heart. The parade tormed at the corner ot rifth and Franklin Streets, and before I o'clock it was evident that there would be a greot outpourlng of tho children of the city, as they wero closoly packed ln for moro tnjin a block, walting to get a hand on tho ropes which drew the wagon. The Covenantor Flfo and Drum Corps. In their blue and whlte utllts, led tho way, the scarlet llntng of their enpos. which were thrown open, addlng a brllllant dash of color at the head of tho parade. R. E. Loo Camp and Goorgo E. Plckott Camp of Confed? erate Veterans, In full gray unlforms. nnd wlth erect and mllltary benrlng, followed tho band with steady step. Then came the long llneH of children drawlng the car on which the bron*se figure <>? P-r.esldeat Davls rented. Tha ropes were over 700 feet long and woro in double formatlon. Every available Inch on which a hand could be lald wns taken by rosy-faced boys and glrls. and it would be conservativn to say that at least 3.000 clilldren wera In llno. Many of the glrls were in white, and small Confederate llaga wero overywhere. '"ho boys camo from tholr games wlth bu l-glove and roller fskates over their shouldcrs, and nll pulled away wlth a will. In fact, some-* tlmes tho clilldren were almost too wllllng, belng unaccustooiod to the halts and delays Incldent to a parado formatlon. and moro than onoe after the movoment was startod thoy re? fused to stop. Howover, the utmost good humor prevalled throughout thn evenlng and no accident of any klnd was reported. The car on which the statuo. was loaded was handsomoly decorated by C. B. Norvell & Co., who voluntoered their servlces for thls work wlthout cost to the committee. Make-Up of the Parade. TJio veteran section of the parada was undor tho command of Command? er .XV. B. Freeman, of Eeo Camp, tho rioatly-unlformed veterans carrying eanes. and presenting a most martlal and business-llke appenrance. When tho parade reaehod the Eoe Monument, u sqund of about fifty from tho Sol? dlers' Home, under command of Colo? nel Charles Euker, foll fhto llno wlth the other veterans and contlnued wlth the parade up Monument Avonuo lo the Davls slte. , A pathotie fcaturo of tha parade was a llttlo group of malmed and Inflrni men from the Homo. unable to march even from tho Lee Monument, but who gathered on tho old battery on upper Moiiunient Avenue to watch tho parada pass. and vaised their eanes ln salulo us the bronzo iiguro of tho ex-Presl dent went by. Mr. Poter J. Whlto was Invitod by Commander Freemnn to take ohnrgo of tho chlldren's part of the parade. and was asslsted by a dor.on or mora young mon in the formatlon of tha llnos of the children. A forco of burly negroes, ln their Sunday clothes, were lmmedlately around the wagon to guldo nnd assist or. tho upgrndes. The enormous num? ber of children ln line rendered tholr* services ln pulllng unnecessary, but they wero effectlve ln stopptng tha wagon from time to time when tho human team dlsregarded ordors anrt pulled aheiul. Too Few Policemen. Tho ahseneo of police was much commented upon. Wlth" tho exception of a blcyclo squad. nono woro to be seen until thn parado moved, and much diillculty was oxperiencod in formlng lhe lines on iioeount of the denaa crowd. Tho ofllclals hnd ovldently not oxpoatod nny such turnout of peoplo, aml no provlsion had beon mndo for I'leiirlug the streot of wagons and bl? uycloB, which wore ln tho way ropeat odly, and wlilrh" added to tho danger for tlie children. Aftor the parada movod Major Wernor and some asslst unts on horseback arrlved, and tha way was kept much moro opon. Tho work of the Covenantor FL'o nnd Drum Corps was grc-atly adnilred by tlio crowds that llned thn way, tha boys nf thls orfctinlmtloii keeplng up a successton of flfo and bu&le muslo wlth the roll of tho drums, which was Uttlto the featuro of tha parado. Whon the monument was reaehod the ropes weve qulckly dstached and promptly cut Into small sections for souvonli's of tho oocaslon. Tho parado wus hero dlsmlssed wlthout any formal exorelses, only tha Flfe and Drum Corps nmrchlng back to tho olty. Thoro was a great scramble for pieces of thn ropo, and niany an old soldlor was soon maklng hls way back: to the city, oarrytnu a Htnall plece which he Ih trensurlng an a memento of the occa ulon. Car Service Was Poor. Tho car servlce provad to ba utte/|y iiiaiteQuiUe, uo x>rovlslon wMtev*8r1 ap.-i